Category: Film Noir

August 1, 2018 / Film Noir

Vicious gangster Vincent Canelli pulls off a daring prison escape just moments before going to the electric chair, taking with him Peter Manning – a bank robber and cop killer who was to die right after him. Taking several hostages along, they try to get their hands on the loot from Manning’s robbery to finance their escape from the country.

WATCH MOVIE Black Tuesday (1954)

July 28, 2018 / Film Noir

Viperish Francine Huber seduces visiting salesman Sam Crane. Sam later finds out that Francine is married to a business associate of his and decides to have no more to do with her. Francine is relentless and soon gets Sam involved in trying to cover up her husband’s embezzling activities and ultimately implicates him in a murder.

WATCH MOVIE Strange Triangle (1946)

July 26, 2018 / Film Noir

In this Swiss detective drama a private investigator stumbles onto a case involving blackmail and an oversexed, under-aged girl. He finds the girl, and, tragically, becomes involved with her.

WATCH MOVIE Der Fall (1972) AKA The Fall

May 27, 2018 / Film Noir

A young bride’s marital bliss is replaced by shades of suspicion when she suspects that her husband is trying to starve his young son to death in order to claim an inheritance the boy is entitled to.

WATCH MOVIE Shadow of a Woman (1946)

May 26, 2018 / Film Noir

Howard Duff stars as Bert Powers, an undercover agent for the U.S. Department of Immigration. While attempting to bring a vicious gang of alien smugglers to justice, Powers falls in love with Anna Duvak, a gang member who is Not What She Seems.

WATCH MOVIE Illegal Entry (1949)

May 26, 2018 / Film Noir

Jan “Hunky” Horak is a hard-of-hearing railroad dispatcher who lives in a poor neighborhood by the railroad tracks and is seduced by Betty, who is after his money. After they marry, Betty and her lover Steve Kowalski scheme to murder him.

WATCH MOVIE Pickup (1951)

May 16, 2018 / Film Noir

George McAllister, the black sheep of a wealthy family who has squandered his share of the family inheritance, and lives in constant jealousy, hatred and resentment of his half-brother Barry, who has been supporting him. George gets his girl friend, Carlotta Duval, a job as Barry’s nurse with the plan of eventually marrying him. She does, but instead of going ahead with the original plan or getting rid of Barry, inheriting his money and marrying George, she finds that she is really in love with Barry.

WATCH MOVIE The Flame (1947)

May 7, 2018 / Film Noir

In this crime drama, several people gather at an inn adjacent to a prison where a man is scheduled to be executed at midnight. Just as the clock is about to strike twelve, a man comes in and confesses the crime. He is arrested. The rest of the guests, who have come to retrieve the original inmate’s loot from a safety deposit box, now try to get their hands upon the loot. Treachery and mayhem ensue. 

WATCH MOVIE When the Clock Strikes (1961)