Tag: neo-noir

Perfect Strangers (1984) 5.5

Perfect Strangers (1984)

A hit-man tries to seduce the mother of a child who witnessed his most recent kill.::Anonymous...

Johnny Was (2006) 5.5

Johnny Was (2006)

Johnny Doyle escapes a violent past in Ireland to lie low in London, until his former mentor Flynn breaks out of Brixton Prison, hell bent on derailing the Irish peace process with a few well-placed bombs. Unable to esca...

Impulse (1990) 5.6

Impulse (1990)

Lottie Mason is a police vice cop who has just the right looks to be a decoy for the whore-mungers on the streets of Los Angeles. She seems to always be where the action is whether it be vice or drugs. While she is attem...

Private Eye (2009) 6.8

Private Eye (2009)

The story takes place in occupied Korea at the start of the 20th century, where a young student in medicine discovers the murdered body of the son of a government official. Being scared of being accused, he decides to hi...

La Antena (2007) 7.4

La Antena (2007)

This near-silent black and white film from Argentina tells the story of a city that has lost its voice, stolen by Mr. TV, and the attempts of a small family to win the voice back. Similar in design to early German expres...

Homicide (1991) 7

Homicide (1991)

Policeman Bob Gold has to capture a murderer that not even the FBI has been able to find. But before he can even start he is re-assigned to the murder of an old Jewish lady in a black area. The evidence points at a Jewis...

Narrow Margin (1990) 6.6

Narrow Margin (1990)

A woman secretly witnesses the murder of her blind date for the evening by a top Mafia boss. She immediately goes into hiding without informing the authorities. When they finally catch up with her, she is unwilling to te...

A New York Heartbeat (2013) 5.9

A New York Heartbeat (2013)

New York, 1957. SPIDER, a 17-year-old gang leader looking to make a rep, gets in way over his head when he blunders into the gambling nest of a notorious gangster. On the run, he's found and taken in by a sheltered young...

Vice Squad (1982) 6.5

Vice Squad (1982)

A Los Angeles businesswoman, known only by her street name of Princess, turns to prostitution to support herself and her young daughter when she's forced by Detective Tom Walsh and his vice squad to help them arrest a br...

Walking Tall: The Payback-2007 4.7

Walking Tall: The Payback-2007

A sequel to the hit film Walking Tall. Nick returns to his hometown after his father, the town's sheriff, dies in a suspicious car accident. He soon discovers that the quiet community he grew up in is now overrun with cr...

Returner-2002 6.4

Returner-2002

In 2084, the mankind is near total annihilation by alien invaders. Milly, a young woman from the Earth resistance, uses a time machine and returns to October, 2002, trying to avoid the beginning of alien invasion and the...

Fire of Conscience-2010 6.2

Fire of Conscience-2010

Centers on Captain Manfred who is caught in the line of fire between high levels of corruption and malice. He must solve a brutal murder to prove his partner's innocence and unearth the truth behind Hong Kong's police fo...

Le Samouraï-1967 8.1

Le Samouraï-1967

Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught. One night however, after killing a night-club owner, he's seen by witnesses. His efforts to provide himself with an...

Shooting Gallery-2005 5.3

Shooting Gallery-2005

A street-smart pool player falls in with a pack of hustlers. As he rises in the underground circuit, he lands in the middle of a match between his boss and a crooked cop.::Anonymous...

Olivia-1983 5

Olivia-1983

An American engineer in London, who is helping to dismantle the London Bridge to be transported to Arizona, strikes up an acquaintance with a young British woman. Several years later he happens to be at the bridge's new ...

No Blood of Mine-2017 5.9

No Blood of Mine-2017

Victoria, a smart and pretty girl from a poor neighborhood in Duluth, accepts a loan from a North Dakota gangster to keep her Williston trucking firm afloat. When the business fails, she takes off for home under the cove...

Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel-1991 5.7

Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel-1991

Right after Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California, in 1955, a toy salesman in town for a convention brings his wife with him so they can both go to Disneyland. They stay at a rundown place called the Sunset Motel nearb...

Good Morning, Killer-2011 5

Good Morning, Killer-2011

follows FBI Special Agent Ana Gray as she hunts for a kidnapper. As Ana develops a rapport with the kidnapper's latest victim, the suspect suddenly changes his pattern. Now Ana must race to find him before he strikes aga...

The Killing Time-1987 5.4

The Killing Time-1987

A psychopath murders a man who was on his way to a job as a deputy sheriff in a small California coastal resort town. He takes on the deputy's identity and arrives in town to start his new "job." What he doesn't know is ...

Hotel Noir-2012 5.5

Hotel Noir-2012

Los Angeles, 1958: a detective holes up in a downtown hotel awaiting killers to come get him. During the course of one night he will meet various occupants of the hotel and the truth of how he came to be in his present s...

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang-2005 7.5

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang-2005

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him ...

Too Late-2015 6.7

Too Late-2015

Explores the tangled relationship between a troubled private investigator and the missing woman he's hired to help find....

Who Killed Teddy Bear-1965 6.9

Who Killed Teddy Bear-1965

A busboy at a disco has sexual problems related to events in his childhood. He becomes obsessed with a disc jockey at the club, leading to obscene phone calls, voyeurism, trips to the porn shop and adult movie palace, an...

True Blue-2001 5.1

True Blue-2001

Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary...

Faces in the Dark-1960 6.5

Faces in the Dark-1960

Businessman and inventor Richard Hammond is determined to develop and market the perfect light-bulb. In a freak lab accident he is blinded and suffers a partial breakdown. His wife, partner and brother take him to his co...

Trial by Jury-1994 5.3

Trial by Jury-1994

Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.::Rob Hartill...

Night and the City-1992 5.8

Night and the City-1992

Robert DeNiro and Jessica Lange are the most impossible couple. He's a failed lawyer. She's a common waitress. Together they get in a downward spiral, as they can't seem to deal with their problems. The lawyer just faile...

The New York Butcher-2016 4.1

The New York Butcher-2016

For rookie cop Linda Blair and serial killer Clive Barker, the biggest challenge they'll both face, is looking in the mirror....

Residue-2017 5.4

Residue-2017

Private investigator Luke Harding (James Clayton) reads a book of sinister origins owned by seedy crime lord Mr. Fairweather (Matt Frewer). Unbeknownst to Luke, the book is a much sought after supernatural artifact and F...

Guncrazy-1992 5.6

Guncrazy-1992

Anita is a high-school girl who frequently allows random boys and men to have sex with her, and is frequently raped by her absentee mother's boyfriend. As part of a school assignment Anita takes up correspondence with a ...

Man of the House-2005 5.4

Man of the House-2005

When a key informant against a notorious crime boss is assassinated, the only witnesses to his murder are five lively cheerleaders from the University of Texas: Barb, Anne, Evie, Heather, and Teresa. With the girls' live...

21 Bridges-2019 6.3

21 Bridges-2019

Thrust into a citywide manhunt for a duo of cop killers, NYPD detective Andre Davis begins to uncover a massive conspiracy that links his fellow police officers to a criminal empire and must decide who he is hunting and ...

Earthquake Bird-2019 6.4

Earthquake Bird-2019

In 1989 Tokyo, Lucy Fly, an enigmatic expat haunted by a painful past, enters into an intense relationship with Teiji, a handsome yet similarly troubled local photographer. Lucy's imperturbable exterior begins to crack w...

Sicario-2015 7.6

Sicario-2015

When drug violence worsens on the USA Mexico border, the FBI sends an idealistic agent, Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) on a mission to eradicate a drug cartel responsible for a bomb that had killed members of her team....

Motherless Brooklyn-2019 7.3

Motherless Brooklyn-2019

Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, "Motherless Brooklyn" follows Lionel Essrog (Norton), a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve his friend's murder. Armed only wit...

The Sweet Body of Deborah-1968 6

The Sweet Body of Deborah-1968

A young newlywed couple from America returns to Geneva to visit Marcel's home town. Once there he is informed of his former lover's suicide and in turn is subjected to threats that accuse him of being responsible for her...

Blue City-1986 4.4

Blue City-1986

Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own hands and go up against a ruthles...

The Disappearance-1977 5.7

The Disappearance-1977

Contract hitman Jay Mallory works for an unknown organization. He returns to his apartment one day to find his wife, Celandine, gone. Mallory initially thinks that Celandine has left on her own, but soon, believes her di...

Feardotcom-2002 3.4

Feardotcom-2002

Four bodies are found in New York City. Why, why, why? The coincidence? They all died 48 hours after logging on to a site named feardotcom.com. Tough detective Mike Reilly collaborates with Department of Health associate...