Essential Noir (And Others)

These are some of my favorite noir films, as well as a bunch of others I like, too.


Bunny Lake Is Missing (Otto Premingier)
L.A. Confidential (Curtis Hanson)
Laura (Otto Preminger)
The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman)
Miller’s Crossing (Coen Brothers)
Night and the City (Jules Dassin)
Pickup on South Street (Sam Fuller)
The Third Man (Carol Reed)
The Naked City (Jules Dassin)
Night Moves (Arthur Penn)
Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneior)
Red Rock West (John Dahl)
Road House (Jean Negulesco)


All That Jazz (Bob Fosse)
American Graffiti (George Lucas)
Streets of Fire (Walter Hill)
Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese)
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (Shane Black)
Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese)
Near Dark (Kathryn Bigelow)
Rushmore (Wes Anderson)
The Searchers (John Ford)
The Red Shoes (Powell & Pressburger)
Witness (Peter Weir)


The Grapes of Wrath (John Ford)
Fearless (Peter Weir)
Army of Shadows (Jean-Pierre Melville)

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