Tag: neo noir

Last Man Standing (1996) 6.4

Last Man Standing (1996)

Storyline:John Smith is an amoral gunslinger in the days of Prohibition. On the lam from his latest (unspecified) exploits, he happens upon the town of Jericho, Texas. Actually, calling Jericho a town would be too gen...

Mexican Moon (2021) 4

Mexican Moon (2021)

Storyline:The drug cartels are putting a financial strangle hold on a small Texas town, forcing a Vietnam vet to lose his job at a local garage. He soon learns about one hundred thousand dollars buried by the cartel i...

Heathens and Thieves (2012) 5.2

Heathens and Thieves (2012)

Storyline:In the Old West, lawmen, drifters, and hired gunman converge on an isolated ranch, believing its Chinese owners possess stolen gold.User Reviews: I highly recommend this movie, and as to not give anything aw...

Positive I.D. (1986) 5.9

Positive I.D. (1986)

Storyline:A plain suburban housewife, the past victim of a brutal assault, is still having trouble coping with the incident a year later. After seeing a story on the evening news, however, she mysteriously begins to a...

Blue Steel (1990) 5.8

Blue Steel (1990)

Storyline:On her first day on the job, NYPD officer Megan Turner, the lone officer on the scene, shoots and kills the perpetrator of a supermarket hold-up. Since no gun was found on the perpetrator's person or at the ...

D.O.A. (1988) 6.2

D.O.A. (1988)

Storyline:Dexter Cornell, an English Professor, becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort...

Final Analysis (1992) 5.9

Final Analysis (1992)

Storyline:A psychiatrist (Gere) has an affair with his patient's sister (Basinger) who is married to a Greek mobster (Roberts). The mobster is a tyrant over his wife. The psychiatrist wants her to get a divorce, but s...

The Killers (1964) 7.1

The Killers (1964)

Storyline:A remake of Rächer der Unterwelt (1946) which itself was inspired by the Ernest Hemingway short story. Told instead from the hitmen's point of view, the killers decide to find out why their latest victi...

The Morning After (1986) 6

The Morning After (1986)

Storyline:Alex Sternberg wakes up with a hangover and no memory of how she ended up in bed with a dead man. She flees, convinced that she has had another blackout and stabbed someone. Her only support, Turner, an ex c...

The Other Side of Madness (1971) 5

The Other Side of Madness (1971)

Storyline:A mixture of documentary footage and re-enactment scenes, some filmed on the action locations, of the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders committed by the gang known as the Manson Family.User Reviews: I am the &q...

The Money Trap (1965) 6.3

The Money Trap (1965)

Storyline:Joe Baron is a cop with money problems that seem solved when Joe is assigned to a burglary case involving half a million dollars stolen from a doctor office's safe.The very rich doctor Dr. Horace Van Tilden ...

The Longest Nite (1998) 7.4

The Longest Nite (1998)

Storyline:A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal ...

The Last White Man (2020) 4.1

The Last White Man (2020)

Storyline:Karl Gordon, an underemployed pizza delivery boy, works in his quiet suburban hometown where romantic, professional, and social failures fuel his hatred for the changing world around him, setting him on a co...

The American Friend (1977) 7.4

The American Friend (1977)

Storyline:Tom Ripley has a sweet deal with an art forger. The forger creates the paintings; Tom sells them. But another criminal business associate wants Tom to go in for an even riskier enterprise: murder. Tom sugges...

Hickey & Boggs (1972) 6.4

Hickey & Boggs (1972)

Storyline:Bill Cosby and Robert Culp ("I Spy") are united again as private eyes in this Walter Hill-scripted "film noir." Searching for a missing girl, they find themselves involved with vicious criminals and precipit...

Portrait in Black (1960) 6.5

Portrait in Black (1960)

Storyline:Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn are lovers who murder Lana's cruel, but wealthy husband, played by Lloyd Nolan. Since Quinn is her husband's physician, the murder is easily committed, but blackmail, guilt and ...

Past Midnight (1991) 5.6

Past Midnight (1991)

Storyline:A man gets out of prison after fifteen years for stabbing his wife to death, and his social worker becomes convinced he was innocent. As she researches his case, and interviews other people who were involved...

Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004) 6

Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)

Storyline:Chief Niemans is investigating a series of ritual murders: The victims are crucified. He teams up with young officer Reda, who gets embroiled after a man dressed as a monk tries to kill a confused guy Reda p...

Cabaret (1986) 5.2

Cabaret (1986)

Storyline:University student sax player gets a lesson in the hard-boiled noir life.User Reviews: Smokey jazz bar in the rain. Shadowy characters. A sax-heavy soundtrack. All the hard-boiled noir clich├ęs are here. Shun...

Jannat 2 (2012) 6.1

Jannat 2 (2012)

Storyline:Jannat 2 revolves around a smuggler Sonu Delhi KKC who deals in illegal guns. ACP Pratap Raghuvanshi is a sincere police officer who has taken the oath to demolish the illegal guns business. The entire movie...

Jagged Edge (1985) 6.5

Jagged Edge (1985)

Storyline:San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to ...

Running Through Darkness (2018) 5.5

Running Through Darkness (2018)

Storyline:While going for a routine morning run, Calvin Jacobs (Landon Beard) discovers the body of a young woman who has been beaten and left for dead. He recognizes her as Robin, a college crush from his undergradua...

Alphaville (1965) 7.1

Alphaville (1965)

Storyline:Lemmy Caution, an American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet. His very American character is at odds with the city's ruler, an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has ou...

Black Test Car (1962) 7

Black Test Car (1962)

Storyline:Two car manufacturers spy on each other to try to find out details and prices of a new sports car each is about to launch.User Reviews: Solid, noirish gangster film without regular gangsters. This is industr...