Film Robert Mitchum Film Noir Roles

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List of Film noir movies/films with performances by Robert Mitchum, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Robert Mitchum Film noir roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Robert Mitchum Film noir movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Robert Mitchum 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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Angel Face is a 1953 black-and-white film noir directed by Otto Preminger. The drama, filmed on location in Beverly Hills, California, features Robert Mitchum and Jean Simmons. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Jim Backus, Herbert Marshall, Leon Ames, + more

Initial Release: 1952

Directed by: Otto Preminger

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Blood on the Moon is a 1948 RKO black-and-white "psychological" western directed by Robert Wise with cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca. The film, starring Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, and Robert Preston has many film noir elements. It was shot in California and some of the more scenic shots at Red Rock Crossing, Sedona, Arizona. The picture is based on the novel Gunman's Chance by Luke Short. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Preston, Charles McGraw, Phyllis Thaxter

Initial Release: 1948

Directed by: Robert Wise

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#8 on The Best '40s Western Movies

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Cape Fear is a 1962 American psychological thriller film starring Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Martin Balsam and Polly Bergen. It was adapted by James R. Webb from the novel The Executioners by John D. MacDonald. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson and released on April 12, 1962. The movie concerns an attorney whose family is stalked by a person he helped to send to jail. Cape Fear was remade in 1991 by Martin Scorsese. Peck, Mitchum and Balsam all appeared in the remake. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Telly Savalas, Martin Balsam, Polly Bergen, + more

Initial Release: 1962

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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#82 on The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time

#58 on The Best and Scariest Psychological Thrillers of All Time

#49 on The Best Movies of the '60s

#33 on The Best Black and White Movies Ever Made

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Crossfire is a 1947 film noir drama film which deals with the theme of anti-Semitism, as did that year's Academy Award for Best Picture winner, Gentleman's Agreement. The film was directed by Edward Dmytryk and the screenplay was written by John Paxton, based on the 1945 novel The Brick Foxhole by screenwriter and director Richard Brooks. The film features Robert Mitchum, Robert Young, Robert Ryan and Gloria Grahame. It received five Academy Award nominations, including Ryan for Best Supporting Actor and Gloria Grahame for Best Supporting Actress. It was the first B movie to receive a best picture nomination. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Robert Young, Gloria Grahame, Lex Barker, + more

Initial Release: 1947

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

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#53 on The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the 1940s

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