Tag: british noir

Blackout (1954) 6.3

Blackout (1954)

Storyline:An American in London, down on his luck, runs into a beautiful blonde in a bar who offers him a lot of money to marry her. Broke and unemployed, he takes her up on it. When he wakes up the next day, he finds...

Bad Blonde (1953) 5.9

Bad Blonde (1953)

Storyline:The film opens at a carnival with two barkers calling for onlookers to enter the tent where an audience member will fight one of the professional boxers. In a setup, a trained amateur boxer takes the ring an...

Mine Own Executioner (1947) 6.8

Mine Own Executioner (1947)

Storyline:Pretty Molly Lucian (Barbara White) enlists the reluctant aid of psychologist Felix Milne (Burgess Meredith) in treating her potentially homicidal husband Adam (Kieron Moore), who refuses to see a "real" psy...

The Intruder (1953) 6.8

The Intruder (1953)

Storyline:When Ex Colonel Merton discovers a burglar ransacking his home, he is shocked to find out that the thief is a former trooper from his tank regiment. When the thief escapes, Merton tries to contact former mem...

Spin a Dark Web (1956) 6.3

Spin a Dark Web (1956)

Storyline:A Canadian living in London is trying to succeed as a prizefighter, without much luck. He meets the sister of a local mob leader, and she soon draws him into the gang's activities. When he finds himself bein...

Another Man’s Poison (1951) 7.1

Another Man’s Poison (1951)

Storyline:Mystery writer Janet Frobisher lives alone in a dark English country house, when she's not philandering with her secretary's fiancée. At an extremely awkward moment, she has an unwelcome visitor: George Bate...

No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1948) 6.1

No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1948)

Storyline:John Blandish is worth $100 million. His heiress daughter is soon to be wed to Foster Harvey, who believes she's a cold, unfeeling woman, despite loving her. Her cold emotional state is in large part due to ...

Hell Drivers (1957) 7.2

Hell Drivers (1957)

Storyline:Joe "Tom" Yateley is an ex-convict. Trying to leave his past behind, he decides to start working for the Hawlett Trucking company, which transports gravel. It's an aggressive company, where speed is everythi...

The Blue Lamp (1950) 6.9

The Blue Lamp (1950)

Storyline:We follow the daily activities of two London bobbies, veteran George Dixon and rookie Andy Mitchell. Meanwhile, young hoods Tom and Spud plan a series of robberies with Tom's girl Diana, a discontented beaut...

Town on Trial (1957) 6.3

Town on Trial (1957)

Storyline:When an attractive young girl is murdered, suspicion falls on several members of the local tennis club. It falls to Police Inspector Halloran (Sir John Mills) to sort out all the red herrings, and finally af...

The Fallen Idol (1948) 7.8

The Fallen Idol (1948)

Storyline:Philippe, a diplomat's son and good friend of Baines the butler, is confused by the complexities and evasions of adult life. He tries to keep secrets but ends up telling them. He lies to protect his friends,...

The Man Between (1953) 7.1

The Man Between (1953)

Storyline:In post-World War II Berlin, the British Susanne Mallison travels to Berlin to visit her older brother Martin Mallison, a military man who married German Bettina Mallison. The naive Susanne snoops on Bettina...