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The Burglar
6.7

The Burglar

Jun. 01, 1957

The Burglar

Burglar Nat Harbin (Dan Duryea) and his two associates set their sights on wealthy spiritualist Sister Sarah, who has inherited a fortune — ...
Too Late for Tears
7.4

Too Late for Tears

Aug. 13, 1949

Too Late for Tears

One night on a lonely highway, a speeding car tosses a satchel of money, meant for somebody else, into Jane and Alan Palmer’s back seat. ...
No Man’s Woman
6.3

No Man’s Woman

Oct. 27, 1955

No Man’s Woman

A greedy, scheming woman is found murdered in her studio, and the police find that there is no shortage of suspects who wanted to see her ...
Odd Man Out
7.8

Odd Man Out

Jan. 30, 1947

Odd Man Out

Belfast police conduct a door-to-door manhunt for an IRA gunman (James Mason) wounded in a daring robbery.
Key Largo
7.9

Key Largo

Jul. 31, 1948

Key Largo

A hurricane swells outside, but it’s nothing compared to the storm within the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco ...
I Want to Live!
7.5

I Want to Live!

Nov. 18, 1958

I Want to Live!

Barbara Graham is a woman with dubious moral standards, often a guest in seedy bars. She has been sentenced for some petty crimes. Two men she ...
Sweet Smell of Success
8.2

Sweet Smell of Success

New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he ...
The Harder They Fall
7.6

The Harder They Fall

May. 09, 1956

The Harder They Fall

Jobless sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by corrupt fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his current protégé, an unknown Argentinian boxer ...
Sudden Fear
7.6

Sudden Fear

Aug. 01, 1952

Sudden Fear

Actor Lester Blaine has all but landed the lead in Myra Hudson’s new play when Myra vetoes him because, to her, he doesn’t look like ...
Detective Story
7.6

Detective Story

Nov. 01, 1951

Detective Story

Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod ...
Deception
7.3

Deception

Oct. 18, 1946

Deception

Davis and Rains shine in a romantic melodrama set in the world of concert music. Davis is a pianist torn between her wealthy, jealous patron and ...
The Red Menace
4.8

The Red Menace

Aug. 01, 1949

The Red Menace

A couple try to leave the Communist party after a murder by the group they were once loyal to.
The Glass Key
7.1

The Glass Key

Oct. 14, 1942

The Glass Key

During the campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick ...
The Scarlet Claw
7.5

The Scarlet Claw

May. 26, 1944

The Scarlet Claw

A woman is found dead — with her throat torn out. Villagers blame a supernatural source but Holmes has other ideas.
Woman on the Run
7.4

Woman on the Run

Nov. 29, 1950

Woman on the Run

Frank Johnson, sole witness to a gangland murder, goes into hiding and is trailed by Police Inspector Ferris, on the theory that Frank is trying ...
Sorry, Wrong Number
7.5

Sorry, Wrong Number

Sep. 24, 1948

Sorry, Wrong Number

Leona Stevenson is confined to bed and uses her telephone to keep in contact with the outside world. One day she overhears a murder plot on the ...
House of Strangers
7.4

House of Strangers

Jul. 01, 1949

House of Strangers

Gino Monetti is a ruthless Italian-American banker who engaged in a number of criminal activities. Three of his four grown sons, refuse to help ...
Criss Cross
7.6

Criss Cross

Jan. 12, 1949

Criss Cross

Burt Lancaster plays Steve Thompson, a man who seals his dark fate when he returns to Los Angeles to find his ex-wife Anna Dundee (Yvonne ...
Don’t Bother to Knock
6.9

Don’t Bother to Knock

Jed, an airline pilot, (Widmark) is resting in a hotel when he notices Nell (Monroe), a young woman babysitting for a wealthy couple. As Jed gets ...
The Breaking Point
7.5

The Breaking Point

Oct. 06, 1950

The Breaking Point

Based on the Hemingway novel To Have and Have Not. A fisherman with money problems hires out his boat to transport criminals.
The Roaring Twenties
7.9

The Roaring Twenties

Oct. 23, 1939

The Roaring Twenties

After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie ...
He Walked by Night
7.2

He Walked by Night

Nov. 24, 1948

He Walked by Night

This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.
The Stranger
7.4

The Stranger

May. 25, 1946

The Stranger

Wilson of the War Crimes Commission is seeking Franz Kindler, mastermind of the Holocaust, who has effectively erased his identity. Wilson ...
Saigon
6.6

Saigon

Mar. 31, 1948

Saigon

After World War II Larry learns that his flying buddy Mike will only live a short time despite the efforts of the doctors. He takes on a ...
Journey Into Fear
6.6

Journey Into Fear

Feb. 11, 1943

Journey Into Fear

Naive American engineer Howard Graham (Joseph Cotton) is taken by a fellow employee to an Istanbul nightclub, where he becomes attracted to ...
Raw Deal
7.3

Raw Deal

May. 26, 1948

Raw Deal

In this film noir classic, a revenge-seeking gangster (Dennis O’Keefe) is sent to prison after being framed for a crime he didn’t ...
Mr. Arkadin
7.6

Mr. Arkadin

Mar. 01, 1955

Mr. Arkadin

Orson Welles’s “Mr. Arkadin” tells the story of an elusive billionaire who hires an American smuggler to investigate his past. Welles ...
Union Station
6.7

Union Station

Oct. 04, 1950

Union Station

Police catch a break when suspected kidnappers are spotted on a train heading towards Union Station. Police, train station security and a witness ...
The Violent Years
6.2

The Violent Years

Jan. 01, 1956

The Violent Years

A newspaper publisher’s daughter suffers from neglect by her parents. She and her friends turn to crime by dressing up like men, holding up ...
T-Men
7.3

T-Men

Dec. 15, 1947

T-Men

Two U.S. Treasury (“T-men”) agents go undercover in Detroit, and then Los Angeles, in an attempt to break a U.S. currency ...
Shockproof
7.5

Shockproof

Jan. 25, 1949

Shockproof

Jenny Marsh is a hard-luck dame who’s just finished five years in the slammer for killing a man. Jenny’s not exactly the murdering ...
Kansas City Confidential
7.4

Kansas City Confidential

A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he’s finally released for lack of evidence–after ...
I Walk Alone
6.7

I Walk Alone

Jan. 16, 1948

I Walk Alone

Frankie Madison returns to New York after 14 years in prison. Noll Turner, Frankie’s former partner in bootlegging, is now a wealthy ...
Dead Reckoning
7.6

Dead Reckoning

Jan. 16, 1947

Dead Reckoning

Paratroopers Captain ‘Rip’ Murdock and Sergeant Johnny Drake are mysteriously ordered to travel to Washington, DC. When Drake learns ...
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
7.2

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

A newspaper publisher, wanting to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence, talks his possible son-in-law Tom into a hoax ...
No Way Out
7.3

No Way Out

Aug. 16, 1950

No Way Out

The Biddle brothers, shot while robbing a gas station, are taken to the prison ward of the County Hospital; Ray Biddle, a rabid racist, wants no ...
The Prowler
7.2

The Prowler

May. 25, 1951

The Prowler

A policeman investigating a peeping Tom becomes obsessed with the married victim.