Literally all the Film noir and noirish movies in chronological order

Last updated: 11/6/2021


Includes:
* proto-noirs/noir precursors
*classic era noirs, including classic period crossover films (noir westerns, various other genres (horror, sci-fi etc etc), noir parodies/comedies - see notes)
 *early American neo-noir (late 50s/early 60s -> 79)
*foreign neo-noirs (-> 2020) (to highlight lesser known and international films)

*suggestions welcome 
*may add am. neo-noirs from 1980s-2020s later idk. Decided to highlight some more recent foreign (neo) noir tho 
*potentially missing some films ofc

Read notes
  • Sherlock Holmes Baffled
  • Bluebeard
  • History of a Crime
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Kleptomaniac
  • Rescued by Rover
  • The Black Hand
  • The Abyss
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • The Musketeers of Pig Alley
  • Death's Marathon
  • Fantômas
  • The Student of Prague
  • Suspense.
  • Traffic in Souls
  • The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'
  • A Fool There Was
  • Alias Jimmy Valentine
  • Assunta Spina
  • The Cheat
  • The Italian
  • The Regeneration
  • Les Vampires
  • The Fire
  • Going Straight
  • Hell's Hinges
  • Judex
  • Satan's Rhapsody
  • Tih Minh
  • The Tenth Symphony
  • The Whispering Chorus
  • Behind the Door
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • The Merry-Go-Round
  • Outside the Law
  • The Penalty
  • The Toll Gate
  • The Haunted Castle
  • Where Lights Are Low
  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • Foolish Wives
  • Nosferatu
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • The House of Mystery
  • The Street
  • Within the Law
  • Greed
  • He Who Gets Slapped
  • L'Inhumaine
  • The Last Laugh
  • The Red Lily
  • Joyless Street
  • The Unholy Three
  • Variety
  • The Bat
  • A Page of Madness
  • The Cat and the Canary
  • Chicago
  • Chuji's Travel Diary I: Koshu tate hen
  • Chuji's Travel Diary III: The Chuji Patrol Episode
  • Downhill
  • The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
  • Metropolis
  • The Show
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • Underworld
  • The Unknown
  • Accident
  • L'Argent
  • Beggars of Life
  • Crossroads
  • The Docks of New York
  • The Last Warning
  • The Man Who Laughs
  • The Racket
  • Sex in Chains
  • Spies
  • The Wind
  • Asphalt
  • Blackmail
  • The Canary Murder Case
  • A Cottage on Dartmoor
  • Diary of a Lost Girl
  • The Godless Girl
  • The Great Gabbo
  • The Greene Murder Case
  • The Kiss
  • The Letter
  • Pandora's Box
  • Piccadilly
  • Prisoner Number Seven
  • Seven Keys to Baldpate
  • The Studio Murder Mystery
  • The Thirteenth Chair
  • Thunderbolt
  • The Unholy Night
  • The Bat Whispers
  • The Benson Murder Case
  • The Big House