Category: Film Noir

April 3, 2018 / Film Noir

An actress, Jenny, is hitchhiking across the country when she is accidently struck by a car. The driver, Max Ducone, offers to take her into his home until she can resume traveling. Later Ducone’s wife is murdered and Jenny determines to find the killer. With the aid of detective Curtis, she discovers that Ducone is the murderer, having killed his wife in order to have the funds to finance his antique collection. 

April 2, 2018 / Film Noir

In this crime drama, a grizzled cabbie is scammed out of his life savings by a fake finance company. He tries to no avail to get police assistance. Finally he becomes a wanted criminal and escapes to California where he meets the girl who will become his wife. She helps him go straight by helping him set up a garage. When she gets pregnant, she talks him into to confessing his crimes to the police.

April 1, 2018 / Film Noir

Remake of the 1931 original. In the city, someone is murdering children. The Police search is so intense, it is disturbing the ‘normal’ criminals, and the local hoods decide to help find the murderer as quickly as possible.

March 15, 2018 / Film Noir

In this convoluted thriller, an unlucky wanderer falls for a woman whom he meets on the beach. She begs the drifter to murder her husband. The man refuses, but when the husband learns that he has been cuckolded, he fakes his own death in an attempt to frame his wife.

March 4, 2018 / Film Noir

A drifter claims the money in an old bank account. Soon he finds himself the target of two men who turn out to be the sons of the man’s old partner, who is now in prison because of a conflict with him over the money in that account.

March 4, 2018 / Film Noir

This film is set in a small, isolated Canadian village. The community’s new doctor is the recipient of several poison pen letters accusing him of a clandestine affair with the wife of the town’s established medico. After a thirteenth letter arrives, the young doctor attempts to solve the mystery himself.

December 18, 2017 / Film Noir

Ed Beaumont is the personal friend, advisor and bodyguard to Paul Madvig, the political boss of a large city. When a mysterious murder is committed—the son of a Madvig political opponent—Madvig’s enemies try to pin the crime on him because he is waging a clean-up campaign they oppose. Ed risks his life and his reputation to find the killer and clear his friend.

December 17, 2017 / Film Noir

A highly respected Irish cop is pleased when his son follows him onto the force. Unfortunately, the son is more interested in rewards than in upholding the law. When he shoots a child caught stealing, the others frame him and he is sent to prison where his attitude becomes even worse than before.