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Crime, Relationships, Social Issue
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English, French, Hindi
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Director
Michael Curtiz, John Ford, Mervyn Leroy
Cast
Amitabh Bachchan, John Wayne, Robert De Niro
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#1

L.A. Confidential

4.2 rating from 514 reviews
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice....
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  English, 1997, 138 min
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice....
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English, 1997, 138 min, Curtis Hanson, Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce
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Noir, Story, Crime, Acting, Gripping, Corruption, Script, Thriller, Direction, Screenplay, Action, Mystery, Drama, Cinematography, Dialogue
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Language: English
Release Year: 1997
Runtime: 138 min
Director: Curtis Hanson
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce
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Genre: Noir, Crime
Feel: Gripping, Intelligent
Theme: Corruption, Social Issue
Highly Rated For: Acting, Script
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#2

Chinatown

4.1 rating from 382 reviews
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder....
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  English, 1974, 130 min
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder....
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English, 1974, 130 min, Roman Polanski, Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston
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Noir, Story, Crime, Acting, Mystery, Script, Direction, Screenplay, Gripping, Thriller, Cinematography, Corruption, Music, Politics, Emotional
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Language: English
Release Year: 1974
Runtime: 130 min
Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston
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Genre: Noir, Mystery
Feel: Gripping, Disturbing
Theme: Corruption, Adultery
Highly Rated For: Screenplay, Script
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#3

Sin City

4.2 rating from 1084 reviews
A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption....
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  English, 2005, 124 min
A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption....
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English, 2005, 124 min, Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Bruce Willis
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A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption....
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Language: English
Release Year: 2005
Runtime: 124 min
Director: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez
Cast: Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Bruce Willis
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Genre: Noir, Crime
Feel: Violent, Gripping
Theme: Corruption, Social Issue
Highly Rated For: Story, Cinematography
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#4

Double Indemnity

4.0 rating from 288 reviews
An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions....
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  English, 1944, 107 min
An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions....
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English, 1944, 107 min, Billy Wilder, Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson
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Language: English
Release Year: 1944
Runtime: 107 min
Director: Billy Wilder
Cast: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson
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Genre: Noir, Crime
Feel: Gripping, Intelligent
Theme: Social Issue, Relationships
Highly Rated For: Script, Dialogue
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#5

Blade Runner

4.1 rating from 1066 reviews
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator....
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  English, 1982, 117 min
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator....
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English, 1982, 117 min, Ridley Scott, Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young
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Language: English
Release Year: 1982
Runtime: 117 min
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young
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Genre: Science Fiction, Noir
Feel: Gripping, Emotional
Theme: Humanity, Philosophy
Highly Rated For: Story, Direction
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#6

Sunset Blvd.

4.1 rating from 393 reviews
A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship....
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  English, 1950, 110 min
A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship....
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English, 1950, 110 min, Billy Wilder, William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim
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Language: English
Release Year: 1950
Runtime: 110 min
Director: Billy Wilder
Cast: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim
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Genre: Noir, Witty
Feel: Gripping, Intelligent
Theme: Swimming, Social Issue
Highly Rated For: Script, Screenplay
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#7

Dark City

4.0 rating from 486 reviews
A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun....
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  English, 1998, 100 min
A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun....
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English, 1998, 100 min, Alex Proyas, Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly
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Language: English
Release Year: 1998
Runtime: 100 min
Director: Alex Proyas
Cast: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly
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Genre: Science Fiction, Noir
Feel: Gripping, Thought Provoking
Theme: Philosophy, Humanity
Highly Rated For: Story, Script
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#8

The Third Man

4.0 rating from 355 reviews
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime....
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  English, 1949, 93 min
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime....
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English, 1949, 93 min, Carol Reed, Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli
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Language: English
Release Year: 1949
Runtime: 93 min
Director: Carol Reed
Cast: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli
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Genre: Noir, Mystery
Feel: Gripping, Intelligent
Theme: Social Issue, Corruption
Highly Rated For: Cinematography, Direction
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#9

Out of the Past

3.7 rating from 163 reviews
A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames....
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  English, 1947, 97 min
A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames....
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English, 1947, 97 min, Jacques Tourneur, Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas
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Language: English
Release Year: 1947
Runtime: 97 min
Director: Jacques Tourneur
Cast: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas
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Genre: Noir, Witty
Feel: Intelligent, Gripping
Theme: Human Struggle
Highly Rated For: Story, Script
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#10

The Maltese Falcon

3.9 rating from 294 reviews
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette....
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  English, 1941, 100 min
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette....
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English, 1941, 100 min, John Huston, Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George
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Language: English
Release Year: 1941
Runtime: 100 min
Director: John Huston
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George
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Genre: Noir, Mystery
Feel: Gripping, Intelligent
Highly Rated For: Dialogue, Story
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