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The 100 Best Film Noirs of All Time by Paste Magazine

"A style or genre of cinematographic film marked by a mood of pessimism, fatalism, and menace. The term was originally applied (by a group of French critics) to American thriller or detective films made in the period 1944–54 and to the work of directors such as Orson Welles, Fritz Lang, and Billy Wilder." - Dictionary.com
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avg. score: 27 of 100 (27%)
required scores: 1, 9, 19, 26, 40 

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1
The Woman in the Window (1944)
The Woman in the Window (1944)
2
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Big Sleep (1946)
3
Double Indemnity (1944)
Double Indemnity (1944)
4
Chinatown (1974)
Chinatown (1974)
5
Touch of Evil (1958)
Touch of Evil (1958)
6
The Third Man (1949)
The Third Man (1949)
7
Out of the Past (1947)
Out of the Past (1947)
8
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
10
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
11
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
12
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
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13
Gilda (1946)
Gilda (1946)
14
Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
15
Ace in the Hole (1951)
Ace in the Hole (1951)
16
They Live by Night (1948)
They Live by Night (1948)
17
Raw Deal (1948)
Raw Deal (1948)
18
Thieves' Highway (1949)
Thieves' Highway (1949)
19
The Killers (1946)
The Killers (1946)
20
The Lady From Shanghai (1947)
The Lady From Shanghai (1947)
21
Drunken Angel (1948)
Drunken Angel (1948)
22
In a Lonely Place (1950)
In a Lonely Place (1950)
23
The Killing (1956)
The Killing (1956)
24
The Big Heat (1953)
The Big Heat (1953)
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25
The Wrong Man (1956)
The Wrong Man (1956)
26
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
27
Mildred Pierce (1945)
Mildred Pierce (1945)
28
Night and the City (1950)
Night and the City (1950)
29
Blade Runner (1982)
Blade Runner (1982)
30
The Set-Up (1949)
The Set-Up (1949)
31
Blue Velvet (1986)
Blue Velvet (1986)
32
Criss Cross (1949)
Criss Cross (1949)
33
Crime Wave (1954)
Crime Wave (1954)
34
Night Moves (1975)
Night Moves (1975)
35
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
36
Nightmare Alley (1947)
Nightmare Alley (1947)
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37
Blood Simple (1984)
Blood Simple (1984)
38
L.A. Confidential (1997)
L.A. Confidential (1997)
39
Odd Man Out (1947)
Odd Man Out (1947)
40
Pickup on South Street (1953)
Pickup on South Street (1953)
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