Entertainment Richard Widmark Film Noir Roles

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List of Film noir movies/films with performances by Richard Widmark, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Richard Widmark Film noir roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Richard Widmark Film noir movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Richard Widmark has become known for playing characters in Film noir movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

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Don't Bother to Knock is a 1952 American thriller film starring Richard Widmark and Marilyn Monroe, directed by Roy Ward Baker. The screenplay was written by Daniel Taradash, based on the novel Mischief by Charlotte Armstrong, published in 1951. Monroe is featured as a disturbed babysitter watching a child at the same New York hotel where a pilot, played by Widmark, is staying. Her strange behavior makes him increasingly aware that she is the last person the parents should have entrusted with their daughter. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft, Richard Widmark, Jim Backus, Lurene Tuttle, + more

Released: 1952

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

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Kiss of Death is a 1947 film noir movie directed by Henry Hathaway and written by Ben Hecht and Charles Lederer from a story by Eleazar Lipsky. The story revolves around a former robber played by Victor Mature and the ruthless, violent Tommy Udo. The movie also starred Brian Donlevy and introduced Coleen Gray in her first billed role. The film has received critical praise since its release, with two Academy Award nominations. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Richard Widmark, Karl Malden, Coleen Gray, Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, + more

Released: 1947

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

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Night and the City is a 1950 British film noir directed by Jules Dassin and starring Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney and Googie Withers. It is based on the novel of the same name by Gerald Kersh. Shot on location in London, the plot revolves around an ambitious hustler whose plans keep going wrong. Director Dassin later confessed that he never read the novel the movie is based upon. In an interview appearing on The Criterion Collection DVD release, Dassin recalls that the casting of Tierney was in response to a request by Darryl Zanuck, who was concerned that personal problems had rendered the actress "suicidal," and hoped that work would improve her state of mind. The film's British version ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gene Tierney, Richard Widmark, Herbert Lom, Mike Mazurki, Stanislaus Zbyszko, + more

Released: 1950

Directed by: Jules Dassin

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No Way Out is a 1950 black-and-white American film noir directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and starring Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally and Sidney Poitier, who portrays a doctor tending to slum residents whose ethics are tested when confronted with racism, personified by Richard Widmark as the hateful robber Ray Biddle. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Linda Darnell, + more

Released: 1950

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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