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The 10 Best Film Noir Movies



What are the 10 best film noir films? Please rank your list and briefly (2 to 4 sentences per choice) justify why they make the list?



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by George_Chabot

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Jan 17, 2006 Noirs, Neo-Noirs, and Near-Noirs: The Best Films Noir
These films all deliver the goods in terms of flawless expressionistic cinematography, flawed characters on the highway to hell, and no happy endings. Welcome to film noir! ... read full review
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by jankp

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Jul 14, 2003 Jankp's 10 Favorite, Less Popular Film Noir Flicks
Watch for my coming list of thrillers! ... read full review
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by George_Chabot

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Aug 10, 2007 Additional Film Noir Goodies
Film Noir - once you've seen one, you have to see more! Here are another bunch to add to your must see list. ... read full review
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by George_Chabot

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Feb 25, 2006 More Film Noir Classics
Once you've seen the most famous ones, here are some more to add to your film noir viewing list! ... read full review
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by Stephen_Murray

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Jul 23, 2005 The ten best English-language noirs (with links to reviews)
Ten essentials for film buffs, not just noir fans!... read full review
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by Howard_Creech
Mar 10, 2001 Classic FILM NOIR Greats
Film Noir is the dark side of the human experience, stories of doomed love, violence, and betrayal with cynical anti-heroes and sexy "femme fatales" ... read full review
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by macresarf1
Sep 6, 2006 TEN BEST FILM NOIRS: Loser, Damaged Heroine, Main Chance, Miscalculation, B&W = Black Magic!
My TEN BEST FILM NOIRS are classic black and white, produced between 1940 and 1959. They reflect growing a modern distrust in our institutions, and all easy untested answers. ... read full review
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by Howard_Creech
Sep 11, 2011 Classic Neo-Noir flicks
If you haven’t seen any of these movies, I envy you their discovery – there isn’t a clunker in the lot.... read full review
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by indomo
Apr 9, 2010 Top 10 Jim Jarmusch Films – “the not so stupid f-word white man”.
The term film noir (French for "black film"): which keeps this evolving genre open not limiting it to foreign or black and white film.... read full review
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by see_your_food
Apr 4, 2001 San Francisco Noir: The Top 10
Los Angeles and New York come immediately to mind when we think of film noir; locales like San Francisco have nonetheless done much to contribute to the genre.... read full review
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by JBradHicks
Mar 7, 2001 Something Old, Something New
Anything by Humphrey Bogart, because he's "the man." Hollywood Confidential was good, too. There are some great noir films that border on other genres, too.... read full review
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