Tag: neo-noir

Heathens and Thieves (2012) 5.2

Heathens and Thieves (2012)

In the Old West, lawmen, drifters, and hired gunman converge on an isolated ranch, believing its Chinese owners possess stolen gold.::Anonymous...

Positive I.D. (1986) 5.9

Positive I.D. (1986)

A plain suburban housewife, the past victim of a brutal assault, is still having trouble coping with the incident a year later. After seeing a story on the evening news, however, she mysteriously begins to assemble an al...

Blue Steel (1990) 5.8

Blue Steel (1990)

On her first day on the job, NYPD officer Megan Turner, the lone officer on the scene, shoots and kills the perpetrator of a supermarket hold-up. Since no gun was found on the perpetrator's person or at the scene and non...

D.O.A. (1988) 6.2

D.O.A. (1988)

Dexter Cornell, an English Professor, becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of ...

Final Analysis (1992) 5.9

Final Analysis (1992)

A psychiatrist (Gere) has an affair with his patient's sister (Basinger) who is married to a Greek mobster (Roberts). The mobster is a tyrant over his wife. The psychiatrist wants her to get a divorce, but she is afraid ...

The Killers (1964) 7.1

The Killers (1964)

A remake of The Killers (1946) which itself was inspired by the Ernest Hemingway short story. Told instead from the hitmen's point of view, the killers decide to find out why their latest victim (a race car driver) "just...

The Morning After (1986) 6

The Morning After (1986)

Alex Sternberg wakes up with a hangover and no memory of how she ended up in bed with a dead man. She flees, convinced that she has had another blackout and stabbed someone. Her only support, Turner, an ex cop and recove...

The Other Side of Madness (1971) 5

The Other Side of Madness (1971)

A mixture of documentary footage and re-enactment scenes, some filmed on the action locations, of the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders committed by the gang known as the Manson Family.::[email protected]

The Money Trap (1965) 6.3

The Money Trap (1965)

Joe Baron is a cop with money problems that seem solved when Joe is assigned to a burglary case involving half a million dollars stolen from a doctor office's safe.The very rich doctor Dr. Horace Van Tilden managed to sh...

The Longest Nite (1998) 7.4

The Longest Nite (1998)

A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal business.::Mo...

The Grifters (1990) 6.9

The Grifters (1990)

Lily works for a bookie, placing bets to change the odds at the track. When her son is hospitalized after an unsuccessful con job and resultant beating, she finds that even an absentee parent has feelings for her child. ...

The Last White Man (2020) 4.1

The Last White Man (2020)

Karl Gordon, an underemployed pizza delivery boy, works in his quiet suburban hometown where romantic, professional, and social failures fuel his hatred for the changing world around him, setting him on a course that can...

The American Friend (1977) 7.4

The American Friend (1977)

Tom Ripley has a sweet deal with an art forger. The forger creates the paintings; Tom sells them. But another criminal business associate wants Tom to go in for an even riskier enterprise: murder. Tom suggests his associ...

Band of Outsiders (1964) 7.7

Band of Outsiders (1964)

A triangle: Franz, Arthur, and Odile. Franz, a young man with Alain Delon good looks, has met Odile in an English class. She lives in Joinville with wealthy benefactors and has mentioned to Franz that Mr. Stolz keeps a p...

Paid in Full (2002) 7.1

Paid in Full (2002)

Ace is an impressionable young man working for a dry cleaning business. His friend, drug dealer Mitch goes to prison. In an unrelated incident, he finds some cocaine in a pants pocket. Soon, Ace finds himself dealing coc...

Gumshoe (1971) 6.5

Gumshoe (1971)

Ginley (Albert Finney) is a nightclub bingo caller eager for a career change. On his thirty-first birthday, he advertises himself as a private eye in the newspaper. He dons a trench coat, and begins engaging others in ra...

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) 7.3

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

Mick Haller is a defense lawyer who works out of his Lincoln. When a wealthy Realtor is accused of assaulting a prostitute, Haller is asked to defend him. The man claims that the woman is trying to get some money out of ...

Hickey & Boggs (1972) 6.4

Hickey & Boggs (1972)

Bill Cosby and Robert Culp ("I Spy") are united again as private eyes in this Walter Hill-scripted "film noir." Searching for a missing girl, they find themselves involved with vicious criminals and precipitating a strin...

Portrait in Black (1960) 6.5

Portrait in Black (1960)

Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn are lovers who murder Lana's cruel, but wealthy husband, played by Lloyd Nolan. Since Quinn is her husband's physician, the murder is easily committed, but blackmail, guilt and suspicion are...

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) 7

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

In the early 1970s during the Cold War, the head of British Intelligence, Control (Sir John Hurt), resigns after an operation in Budapest, Hungary goes badly wrong. It transpires that Control believed one of four senior ...

Past Midnight (1991) 5.6

Past Midnight (1991)

A man gets out of prison after fifteen years for stabbing his wife to death, and his social worker becomes convinced he was innocent. As she researches his case, and interviews other people who were involved, she begins ...

Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004) 6

Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)

Chief Niemans is investigating a series of ritual murders: The victims are crucified. He teams up with young officer Reda, who gets embroiled after a man dressed as a monk tries to kill a confused guy Reda picked up on t...

Faust (2000) 4.3

Faust (2000)

An artist, John Jaspers sells his soul to the mysterious "M" in order to get revenge on the people who killed his girlfriend. Soon, he realizes everything has a price, and he is transformed into a horned demon with a pas...

The Anderson Tapes (1971) 6.4

The Anderson Tapes (1971)

A thief (Duke Anderson) just released from ten years in jail, takes up with his old girlfriend (Ingrid) in her posh apartment. He makes plans to rob the entire building. What he doesn't know is that his every move is rec...

Cabaret (1986) 5.2

Cabaret (1986)

University student sax player gets a lesson in the hard-boiled noir life.::rowerivers...

The Empty Man (2020) 5.7

The Empty Man (2020)

On the trail of a missing girl, an ex-cop comes across a secretive group attempting to summon a terrifying supernatural entity.::Anonymous...

Boiling Point (1993) 5

Boiling Point (1993)

Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buy...

Jannat 2 (2012) 6.1

Jannat 2 (2012)

Jannat 2 revolves around a smuggler Sonu Delhi KKC who deals in illegal guns. ACP Pratap Raghuvanshi is a sincere police officer who has taken the oath to demolish the illegal guns business. The entire movie moves around...

Jagged Edge (1985) 6.5

Jagged Edge (1985)

San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, d...

Running Through Darkness (2018) 5.5

Running Through Darkness (2018)

While going for a routine morning run, Calvin Jacobs (Landon Beard) discovers the body of a young woman who has been beaten and left for dead. He recognizes her as Robin, a college crush from his undergraduate years. Unk...

Alphaville (1965) 7.1

Alphaville (1965)

Lemmy Caution, an American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet. His very American character is at odds with the city's ruler, an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love a...

Black Test Car (1962) 7

Black Test Car (1962)

Two car manufacturers spy on each other to try to find out details and prices of a new sports car each is about to launch.::Will Gilbert ...

Le Doulos (1962) 7.8

Le Doulos (1962)

Fresh out of prison and hell-bent on revenge, the recently paroled burglar, Maurice Faugel, finds himself, once more, on the run from the police after what should have been a quick and simple robbery. Now, under shady ci...

The Man from London (2007) 7.1

The Man from London (2007)

One night Maloin, a switchman at a seaside railway station situated by a ferry harbor, witnesses a terrible event. He is just watching the arrival of the last ferry at night from his control room on top of a high iron tr...

Fingers (1978) 6.8

Fingers (1978)

Keitel plays the lead in this schizophrenic movie in which he is continually pulled by the two conflicting sides of his personality, on the one hand that of a quiet piano virtuoso and on the other a ruthless debt collect...

Framed (1975) 6.4

Framed (1975)

Gambler Ron Lewis wins the jackpot but is ambushed later on the street outside. In self defense he kills a cop and is sentenced to four years of prison. He vows to make a bloody revenge on the mayor and the police commis...

Anything for Her (2008) 7.1

Anything for Her (2008)

Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of pris...

Collateral Damage (2002) 5.5

Collateral Damage (2002)

Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio "The Wolf" Perrini. Frustrated with the official inv...

Dance with the Devil (1997) 6.3

Dance with the Devil (1997)

Rough girl Perdita and her demonic lover Romeo Dolorosa need humans to sacrifice following Romeo's religion before he can go on a mission ordered by mob boss Santos. They kidnap teen sweethearts Duane and Estelle and tra...

Blue Collar (1978) 7.5

Blue Collar (1978)

Three workers, Zeke (Richard Pryor), Jerry (Harvey Keitel), and Smokey (Yaphet Kotto), are working at a car plant and drinking their beers together. One night, when they steal away from their wives to have some fun, they...