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 Thin Man
  • The Woman of the Port
  • The 39 Steps
  • After the Dance
  • La Bandera
  • The Black Room
  • Bordertown
  • The Clairvoyant
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Crime and Punishment
  • The Crime of Doctor Crespi
  • The Devil Is a Woman
  • The Florentine Dagger
  • 'G' Men
  • The Glass Key
  • The Informer
  • Justin de Marseille
  • Kind Lady
  • Mad Love
  • The Phantom Light
  • The Scoundrel
  • Seven Keys to Baldpate
  • Toni
  • What Price Crime
  • After the Thin Man
  • Bullets or Ballots
  • The Crime of Monsieur Lange
  • The Devil-Doll
  • Dracula's Daughter
  • Fury
  • The General Died at Dawn
  • Great Guy
  • Jailbreak
  • Jenny
  • The Last Journey
  • The Lower Depths
  • Muss 'em Up
  • Night Waitress
  • Osaka Elegy
  • The Petrified Forest
  • Sabotage
  • Satan Met a Lady
  • Secret Agent
  • Sisters of the Gion
  • The Story of a Cheat
  • Winterset
  • Abused Confidence
  • L'alibi
  • Black Legion
  • Bulldog Drummond at Bay
  • Dark Journey
  • Daughter of Shanghai
  • Dead End
  • Drôle de Drame
  • Espionage
  • The Gold Racket
  • The Green Cockatoo
  • Kid Galahad
  • Lady Killer
  • The Last Gangster
  • Love from a Stranger
  • Marked Woman
  • Night Must Fall
  • Pépé le Moko
  • San Quentin
  • Secret Lives
  • The Shadow Strikes
  • The Squeaker
  • Thank You, Mr. Moto
  • They Gave Him a Gun
  • They Won't Forget
  • You Only Live Once
  • Algiers
  • The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
  • Angels with Dirty Faces
  • La Bête Humaine
  • Blockade
  • Boys' School
  • Hatred
  • Hôtel du Nord
  • International Settlement
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • Port of Shadows
  • Prison Nurse
  • The Puritan
  • Sirocco
  • Stolen Death
  • Strange M. Victor
  • They Drive by Night
  • A Woman's Face
  • You and Me
  • Blind Alley
  • Code of the Secret Service
  • Confessions of a Nazi Spy
  • Conspiracy
  • Convict's Code
  • The Deserter
  • Dust Be My Destiny
  • Each Dawn I Die
  • Espionage Agent