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
  • The Most Terrible Time in My Life
  • Organized Crime & Triad Bureau
  • Rock n' Roll Cop
  • Rules of the Game
  • Another Lonely Hitman
  • La Cérémonie
  • Fallen Angels
  • Foreign Land
  • Gonin
  • La Haine
  • Nobody Will Speak of Us When We're Dead
  • Shinjuku Triad Society
  • The Stairway to the Distant Past
  • Beyond Hypothermia
  • Deep Crimson
  • Shanghai Grand
  • The Trap
  • XX: Beautiful Beast
  • XX: Beautiful Killing Machine
  • XX: Beautiful Prey
  • Cure
  • Green Fish
  • Fireworks
  • Full Alert
  • Labyrinth of Dreams
  • Live Flesh
  • The Odd One Dies
  • Onibi: The Fire Within
  • Rainy Dog
  • Beast Cops
  • Black Angel
  • Bullet Ballet
  • Expect the Unexpected
  • A Hero Never Dies
  • The Longest Nite
  • Pornostar
  • Satya
  • Serpent's Path
  • Sleepless Town
  • So Close to Paradise
  • 6ixtynin9
  • Bullets Over Summer
  • Happy End
  • Jubaku: Spellbound
  • Juha
  • Ley Lines
  • The Mission
  • Nowhere to Hide
  • Running Out of Time
  • Tell Me Something
  • Where a Good Man Goes
  • Brother
  • Die Bad
  • Film Noir
  • Kilimanjaro
  • Nine Queens
  • Suzhou River
  • Bad Guy
  • Fulltime Killer
  • Pistol Opera
  • La caja 507
  • City of God
  • Graveyard of Honor
  • Gun Crazy: Episode 1: A Woman from Nowhere
  • Infernal Affairs
  • The Peeping
  • Public Enemy
  • A Snake of June
  • Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
  • Blind Shaft
  • Infernal Affairs II
  • Infernal Affairs III
  • Memories of Murder
  • Oldboy
  • PTU
  • Running on Karma
  • A Tale of Two Sisters
  • Bad Education
  • Breaking News
  • Hypnotized
  • The Lakeside Murder Case
  • Love Battlefield
  • One Nite in Mongkok
  • Spider Forest
  • A Bittersweet Life
  • Diary of June
  • Election
  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
  • Confession of Pain
  • A Dirty Carnival
  • Exiled
  • Lights in the Dusk
  • Murder of the Inugami Clan
  • Puzzle
  • Black House
  • The Detective
  • Drumbeat
  • Eye in the Sky
  • A Love
  • Lust, Caution