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Unseen Film Noir Watchlist

There are enough films here to see me through another six Noirvembers. I'm pretty sure I've seen a good handful of them already, but if they're not in Danny Peary's Guide for the Film Fanatic, then they're not currently marked as watched on Letterboxd. I'm in the process of going through old lists and diaries, so will mark any as watched as and when they come up. (I'm certain I've seen both I, The Jury and His Kind of Woman, for example).

Note (i): All the films on this list are culled from film noir books (e.g. Silver & Ward's Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference Guide and Arthur Lyons' Death on the Cheap: The Lost B Movies of Film Noir) and…

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  • Born to Be Bad

    1

  • The Web

    2

  • Abandoned

    3

  • Larceny

    4

  • Deported

    5

  • The Tattooed Stranger

    6

  • Blind Alley

    7

  • Let Us Live

    8

  • Rio

    9

  • Ladies in Retirement

    10

  • Out of the Fog

    11

  • Whispering Footsteps

    12

  • Lady in the Death House

    13

  • Storm Fear

    14

  • Destiny

    15

  • Loophole

    16

  • Please Murder Me

    17

  • Fear in the Night

    18

  • The Come On

    19

  • Nightmare

    20

  • Impact

    21

  • Southside 1-1000

    22

  • Corridor of Mirrors

    23

  • The Gangster

    24

  • The Hunted

    25

  • No Questions Asked

    26

  • Jeopardy

    27

  • Strange Illusion

    28

  • Thunderbolt

    29

  • 99 River Street

    30

  • Murder Is My Beat

    31

  • Accused of Murder

    32

  • Bodyguard

    33

  • Bad for Each Other

    34

  • Conquered City

    35

  • Danger Signal

    36

  • Destination Murder

    37

  • Edge of Doom

    38

  • Follow Me Quietly

    39

  • Guilty Bystander

    40

  • I Was a Communist for the FBI

    41

  • Loan Shark

    42

  • Side Street

    43

  • The Sleeping City

    44

  • The Strip

    45

  • Undercurrent

    46

  • The Unknown Man

    47

  • Witness to Murder

    48

  • World for Ransom

    49

  • Fugitive Lady

    50

  • Dedee

    51

  • Women of Twilight

    52

  • 36 Hours

    53

  • The 13th Letter

    54

  • Affair in Havana

    55

  • Apology for Murder

    56

  • Dead Man's Shoes

    57

  • Another Man's Poison

    58

  • Appointment with a Shadow

    59

  • The Arnelo Affair

    60

  • Backlash

    61

  • Beautiful Stranger

    62

  • Behind Green Lights

    63

  • Bewitched

    64

  • The Big Bluff

    65

  • Black Hand

    66

  • Blackmail

    67

  • Blind Spot

    68

  • A Blueprint for Murder

    69

  • Blues in the Night

    70

  • A Bullet for Joey

    71

  • Bury Me Dead

    72

  • C-Man

    73

  • Canon City

    74

  • The Capture

    75

  • Cast a Dark Shadow

    76

  • Chicago Confidential

    77

  • Chicago Deadline

    78

  • Chinatown at Midnight

    79

  • Circumstantial Evidence

    80

  • City Across the River

    81

  • The Clay Pigeon

    82

  • The Clouded Yellow

    83

  • Crime Against Joe

    84

  • The Crooked Web

    85

  • Cry Tough

    86

  • Dangerous Crossing

    87

  • A Dangerous Profession

    88

  • Dear Murderer

    89

  • The Beat Generation

    90

  • Hell's Island

    91

  • I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes

    92

  • The Long Wait

    93

  • The Female Animal

    94

  • Six Bridges to Cross

    95

  • Manhandled

    96

  • New York Confidential

    97

  • The Night Holds Terror

    98

  • The Night Runner

    99

  • The People Against O'Hara

    100