Memorable Film Noir Moments



There are a lot of familiar elements in classic film noir: heavy use of voiceover, femme fatales, rain-soaked night streets, wrinkled trench coats, and a deep sense of fatalism. Here I also explore the stylized sex and violence and desire for escape, wealth, and possession found in many films of this singular style of cinema.

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Films featured:
Opening
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
This Gun for Hire (1942)
Shakedown (1950)
One Girl’s Confession (1953)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
The Big Heat (1953)
The Crooked Way (1949)
The Hunted (1948)
1:04
Laura (1944)
This Gun for Hire (1942) (x2)
The Big Heat (1953)
The Big Sleep (1946)
Double Indemnity (1944)
1:59
Out of the Past (1947)
Double Indemnity (1944)
Detour (1945)
The Hunted (1948)
Too Late For Tears (1949)
Gun Crazy (1950)
Too Late For Tears (1949)
3:05
The Big Sleep (1946)
Laura (1944)
The Glass Key
Double Indemnity (1944)
Out of the Past (1947)
The Big Sleep (1946) (x2)
Gun Crazy (1950)
4:06
The Big Sleep (1946)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Out of the Past (1947)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
99 River Street (1953)
Kiss Me Deadly (x2) (1955)
5:05
Wicked Woman (1953)
The Big Combo (1955)
The Big Heat (1953)
99 River Street (x2)
The Hunted (1948)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
6:00
Wicked Woman (1953)
99 River Street (1953)
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Crooked Way (1949)
99 River Street (1953)
One Girl’s Confession (1953)
Wicked Woman (1953)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
7:07
Night and the City (1950)
Laura (1944)
Blast of Silence (1961)
Out of the Past (1947)
Detour (1945)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Double Indemnity (1944)
Gun Crazy (1950)
8:08
The Big Heat (1953)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
The Big Heat (1953)
Double Indemnity (1944)
Too Late for Tears (1949)
9:04
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Too Late for Tears (1949)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Blast of Silence (1961)
The Big Combo (1955)
10:03
Out of the Past (1947)
Too Late for Tears (1949)
The Big Combo (1955)
Kiss of Death (1947)
99 River Street (1953)
Double Indemnity (1944)
11:04
99 River Street (1953)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
99 River Street (1953)
One Girl’s Confession
Detour (1945)
12:03
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Gun Crazy (1950) (x2)
Kansas City Confidential
Gun Crazy (1950) (x2)
The Big Heat (1953)
The Big Sleep (1946) (x2)
13:07
Kansas City Confidential (1952)
This Gun For Hire (1942)
99 River Street (1953)
The Hunted (1948)
Kansas City Confidential (1952)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
The Big Combo (1955)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
In a Lonely Place (1950)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
14:06
The Crooked Way (1949)
Kiss Me Deadly
Laura (1944)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
99 River Street (1953)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
15:03
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Deadline at Dawn (1946)
Night and the City (1950)
Kansas City Confidential (1952)
16:00
Kiss of Death (1947)
Kansas City Confidential (1952)
The Big Combo (1955) (x2)
Night and the City (1950)
The Big Combo (1955)
In a Lonely Place (1950)
17:01
Too Late for Tears (1949)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
In a Lonely Place (1950)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
In a Lonely Place (1950)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Gun Crazy (1950)
18:08
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
The Big Combo (1955)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Night and the City (1950)
Detour (1945)
The Big Sleep (1946)
Kansas City Confidential (1952)
Blast of Silence (1961)
Wicked Woman (1953)
Blast of Silence (1961)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
19:00
The Blue Dahlia (1946)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
In a Lonely Place (1950)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Too Late for Tears (1949)

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