Slant's 100 Best Film Noirs of All Time

"Then and now, the best examples of this genre continue to evoke humanity’s eternal fear of social disruption."

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  • In a Lonely Place

    1

  • Out of the Past

    2

  • The Big Sleep

    3

  • The Third Man

    4

  • Kiss Me Deadly

    5

  • Touch of Evil

    6

  • Chinatown

    7

  • The Big Heat

    8

  • The Long Goodbye

    9

  • Detour

    10

  • Double Indemnity

    11

  • Pickup on South Street

    12

  • Scarlet Street

    13

  • The Maltese Falcon

    14

  • Sweet Smell of Success

    15

  • On Dangerous Ground

    16

  • Sunset Boulevard

    17

  • The Lady from Shanghai

    18

  • The Night of the Hunter

    19

  • Laura

    20

  • Shoot the Piano Player

    21

  • Le Samouraï

    22

  • Blue Velvet

    23

  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

    24

  • Night Moves

    25

  • Blade Runner

    26

  • The Wrong Man

    27

  • The Woman in the Window

    28

  • Gilda

    29

  • They Live by Night

    30

  • The Reckless Moment

    31

  • Daisy Kenyon

    32

  • Night and the City

    33

  • Ace in the Hole

    34

  • Odd Man Out

    35

  • Lost Highway

    36

  • Breathless

    37

  • You Only Live Once

    38

  • Mulholland Drive

    39

  • Underworld U.S.A.

    40

  • Taxi Driver

    41

  • High and Low

    42

  • Murder by Contract

    43

  • The Killing

    44

  • The Narrow Margin

    45

  • Moonrise

    46

  • Point Blank

    47

  • Force of Evil

    48

  • Femme Fatale

    49

  • Act of Violence

    50

  • Gun Crazy

    51

  • Blood Simple

    52

  • Mildred Pierce

    53

  • Side Street

    54

  • The Naked Kiss

    55

  • Basic Instinct

    56

  • The Big Combo

    57

  • Cutter's Way

    58

  • The Prowler

    59

  • Panic

    60

  • Vertigo

    61

  • Kansas City Confidential

    62

  • Fargo

    63

  • Ossessione

    64

  • The Tall Target

    65

  • The Phenix City Story

    66

  • Crime Wave

    67

  • Quai des Orfèvres

    68

  • The Stranger

    69

  • Raw Deal

    70

  • La Bête Humaine

    71

  • You and Me

    72

  • Mauvais Sang

    73

  • The Fallen Idol

    74

  • L.A. Confidential

    75

  • White Heat

    76

  • The Big Lebowski

    77

  • Where the Sidewalk Ends

    78

  • The Big Knife

    79

  • The Sound of Fury

    80

  • Night at the Crossroads

    81

  • Le Deuxième souffle

    82

  • The Crimson Kimono

    83

  • Ministry of Fear

    84

  • Inherent Vice

    85

  • The Breaking Point

    86

  • The Hitch-Hiker

    87

  • Pépé le Moko

    88

  • Odds Against Tomorrow

    89

  • Elevator to the Gallows

    90

  • The Killers

    91

  • The Asphalt Jungle

    92

  • The Postman Always Rings Twice

    93

  • The American Friend

    94

  • While the City Sleeps

    95

  • Caught

    96

  • One False Move

    97

  • Brighton Rock

    98

  • Stolen Death

    99

  • House of Bamboo

    100