Literally all the Film noir and noirish movies in chronological order

Includes:
* proto-noirs/noir precursors
*classic era noirs, including classic period crossover films (noir westerns, various other genres (horror, sci-fi etc etc), noir parodies/comedies - see notes)
 *early American neo-noir (late 50s/early 60s -> 79)
*foreign neo-noirs (-> 2020) (to highlight lesser known and international films)

*may add am. neo-noirs from 1980s-2020s later idk. Decided to highlight some more recent foreign (neo) noir tho 
*potentially missing some films ofc

Read notes
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Faubourg Montmartre
  • Five Star Final
  • Grief Street
  • Guilty Hands
  • A House Divided
  • Little Caesar
  • Looking for His Murderer
  • M
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Mary
  • Murder at Midnight
  • Night Nurse
  • The Public Enemy
  • Quick Millions
  • Safe in Hell
  • The Secret Six
  • Smart Money
  • The Squeeker
  • Voruntersuchung
  • 20,000 Years in Sing Sing
  • Afraid to Talk
  • The Beast of the City
  • Doctor X
  • Freaks
  • The Girl from Chicago
  • Guilty as Hell
  • The Hatchet Man
  • Hell's Highway
  • Hell's House
  • I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
  • Illegal
  • Island of Lost Souls
  • The Last Mile
  • Lilac
  • The Mummy
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • Night After Night
  • Night at the Crossroads
  • Night Court
  • Night World
  • Number Seventeen
  • The Old Dark House
  • Payment Deferred
  • Penguin Pool Murder
  • The Phantom Fiend
  • Rome Express
  • Scarface
  • Shanghai Express
  • Skyscraper Souls
  • The Tempest
  • Ten Minutes to Live
  • Three on a Match
  • Two Seconds
  • Vampyr
  • Advice to the Lovelorn
  • Baby Face
  • Blood Money
  • Blondie Johnson
  • Bureau of Missing Persons
  • The Burning Secret
  • Dragnet Girl
  • Heroes for Sale
  • The Invisible Man
  • The Kennel Murder Case
  • The Kiss Before the Mirror
  • Laughter in Hell
  • The Mayor of Hell
  • Midnight Mary
  • Murders in the Zoo
  • Mystery of the Wax Museum
  • Penthouse
  • Police Officer
  • Private Detective 62
  • The Sin of Nora Moran
  • The Story of Temple Drake
  • Supernatural
  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
  • La tête d'un homme
  • Wild Boys of the Road
  • The 9th Guest
  • The Black Cat
  • Le Bonheur
  • Crime without Passion
  • Fog Over Frisco
  • Le Grand Jeu
  • The Goddess
  • Heat Lightning
  • Journal of a Crime
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
  • The Man with Two Faces
  • Mandalay
  • Manhattan Melodrama
  • Midnight
  • Murder at the Vanities
  • The Road to Ruin
  • The Thin Man
  • The Woman of the Port
  • The 39 Steps
  • After the Dance