Top Neo Noir Movies

List of the best Neo Noir movies Liked by both Critics and Audience. Total 163 Titles and 11873 Views.

1. The Dark Knight(2008)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Adventure|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | Mandarin Rating:PG-13
Description:When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Christian Bale , Heath Ledger , Aaron Eckhart , Michael Caine
Tags: Criminal Mastermind Violence Heist Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Gangster Superhero Investigation Dc Comics Police Brutality Neo Noir Detective Mafia Organized Crime Prison Escape Tragedy Rescue Mission Revenge Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Insanity Good Versus Evil Friendship Politics
9.00    94%    94%  

2. Inception(2010)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Sci-Fi|Crime|Adventure|Action|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | Japanese | French Rating:PG-13
Description:Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Ellen Page , Tom Hardy
Tags: Violence Heist Tough Guy One Against Many Cult Film Psycho Thriller Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Revenge Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Japanese Blockbuster
8.80    86%    91%  

3. Fight Club(1999)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: USA| Germany Language:English Rating:R
Description:A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Edward Norton , Brad Pitt , Meat Loaf , Zach Grenier
Tags: Black Comedy Plot Twist Based On Book Friendship Between Men Violence Multiple Personality Disorder Tough Guy Cult Film Dark Humor Neo Noir Dystopia Breaking The Fourth Wall Satire Multiple Perspectives Boxing Insanity Voice Over Narration
8.80    79%    96%  

4. Pulp Fiction(1994)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish | French Rating:R
Description:A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Tim Roth , Amanda Plummer , Laura Lovelace , John Travolta
Tags: Black Comedy Plot Twist Violence Cult Film Gangster Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Organized Crime Drug Addiction Racism Multiple Perspectives Boxing Revenge Hitman Blood And Gore Serial Killer Psychopathic Killer Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
8.90    94%    96%  

5. The Matrix(1999)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Adventure|Thriller|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Thomas A. Anderson is a man living two lives. By day he is an average computer programmer and by night a malevolent hacker known as Neo, who finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker, who reveals the shocking truth about our reality.
Directors: Lana Wachowski , Lilly Wachowski
Stars: Keanu Reeves , Laurence Fishburne , Carrie-Anne Moss , Hugo Weaving
Tags: Violence Post Apocalypse Man Versus Machine Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Neo Noir Dystopia Slavery Artificial Intelligence Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
8.70    87%    85%  

6. The Dark Knight Rises(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | Arabic Rating:PG-13
Description:Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Christian Bale , Gary Oldman , Tom Hardy , Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Tags: Survival Heist Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Superhero Investigation Dc Comics Action Heroine Neo Noir Detective Prison Escape U.S. Army Trapped Revenge Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
8.40    87%    90%  

7. Se7en(1995)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Morgan Freeman , Andrew Kevin Walker , Daniel Zacapa , Brad Pitt
Tags: Investigation Insanity Good Versus Evil
8.60    80%    95%  

8. Batman Begins(2005)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | Urdu | Mandarin Rating:PG-13
Description:Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Christian Bale , Michael Caine , Liam Neeson , Katie Holmes
Tags: Coming Of Age Violence Courtroom Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Gangster Superhero Investigation Dc Comics Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Detective Mafia Organized Crime Revenge Hitman Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Insanity Serial Killer Good Versus Evil Based On Comic Book Blockbuster
8.30    84%    94%  

9. The Silence of the Lambs(1991)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Horror|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.
Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Jodie Foster , Lawrence A. Bonney , Kasi Lemmons , Lawrence T. Wrentz
Tags: Based On Book Violence Female Protagonist Cult Film Psycho Thriller Investigation Neo Noir Detective Female Lead Revenge Serial Killer Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Friendship Blockbuster
8.60    95%    95%  

10. The Departed(2006)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Hong Kong Languages:English | Cantonese Rating:R
Description:An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Matt Damon , Jack Nicholson , Mark Wahlberg
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Tough Guy Cult Film Gangster Investigation Neo Noir Detective Mafia Organized Crime Racism Hitman Betrayal Good Versus Evil Reference To William Shakespeare Friendship
8.50    90%    94%  

11. Memento(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A man creates a strange system to help him remember things; so he can hunt for the murderer of his wife without his short-term memory loss being an obstacle.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Guy Pearce , Carrie-Anne Moss , Joe Pantoliano , Mark Boone Junior
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Short Term Memory Cult Film Investigation Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Revenge Voice Over Narration
8.50    92%    94%  

12. Shutter Island(2010)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | German Rating:R
Description:World War II soldier-turned-U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his own troubling visions and by Dr. Cawley.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Mark Ruffalo , Ben Kingsley , Max von Sydow
Tags: Concentration Camp Plot Twist Violence World War Two Cult Film Psycho Thriller Investigation Neo Noir Based On Novel Police Partner Detective Holocaust Revenge Insanity Serial Killer Missing Person
8.10    68%    76%  

13. Léon: The Professional(1994)

Original Title: Léon
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: France Languages:English | Italian | French Rating:R
Description:Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
Director: Luc Besson
Stars: Jean Reno , Gary Oldman , Natalie Portman , Danny Aiello
Tags: Black Comedy Self Discovery Violence Cult Film Neo Noir Mafia Organized Crime Drug Addiction Tragedy Revenge Hitman Friendship
8.60    71%    95%  

14. Kill Bill: Vol. 1(2003)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Japanese | French Rating:R
Description:An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle. But "The Bride" lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who wronged her, saving Bill for last.
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Uma Thurman , Lucy Liu , Vivica A. Fox , Daryl Hannah
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Samurai Female Protagonist One Against Many Cult Film Action Heroine Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Organized Crime Tragedy Revenge Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Tough Girl Compassion Voice Over Narration Japanese
8.10    85%    81%  

15. Reservoir Dogs(1992)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and Nice Guy Eddie -- unravel.
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Harvey Keitel , Tim Roth , Michael Madsen , Chris Penn
Tags: Black Comedy Plot Twist Violence Heist Cult Film Gangster Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Organized Crime Multiple Perspectives Betrayal Friendship
8.30    91%    94%  

16. No Country for Old Men(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.
Directors: Ethan Coen , Joel Coen
Stars: Tommy Lee Jones , Javier Bardem , Josh Brolin , Woody Harrelson
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Gangster Neo Noir Based On Novel Tragedy Revenge Hitman Serial Killer Good Versus Evil Voice Over Narration
8.10    93%    86%  

17. Sin City(2005)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description: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.
Directors: Frank Miller , Robert Rodriguez , Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Jessica Alba , Devon Aoki , Alexis Bledel , Powers Boothe
Tags: Police Brutality Detective Organized Crime Betrayal Blood And Gore Serial Killer Psychopathic Killer Good Versus Evil
8.00    77%    78%  

18. City of God(2002)

Original Title: Cidade de Deus
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Brazil| France Language:Portuguese Rating:R
Description:City of God depicts the raw violence in the ghettos of Rio de Janeiro. In the 1970’s that kids are carrying guns and joining gangs when they should be playing hide-and-seek.
Directors: Fernando Meirelles , Kátia Lund
Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues , Leandro Firmino , Phellipe Haagensen , Douglas Silva
Tags: Black Comedy Coming Of Age Based On Book Violence Cult Film Gangster Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Family Relationships Organized Crime Drug Addiction Rise And Fall Revenge Good Versus Evil Friendship Voice Over Narration
8.60    91%    97%  

19. Taxi Driver(1976)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:Robert De Niro stars as Travis Bickle in this oppressive psychodrama about a Vietnam veteran who rebels against the decadence and immorality of big city life in New York while working the nightshift as a taxi driver.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Diahnne Abbott , Frank Adu , Victor Argo , Gino Ardito
Tags: Neo Noir Racism Revenge Insanity
8.30    98%    93%  

20. Blade Runner(1982)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| Hong Kong| UK Languages:English | German | Cantonese | Japanese | Hungarian Rating:R
Description:In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to kill a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Harrison Ford , Rutger Hauer , Sean Young , Edward James Olmos
Tags: Man Versus Machine Tough Guy Action Hero Cult Film Neo Noir Based On Novel Dystopia Slavery Artificial Intelligence Martial Arts Compassion Voice Over Narration
8.20    90%    91%  

21. Kill Bill: Vol. 2(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Cantonese | Mandarin | Spanish Rating:R
Description:The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Vivica A. Fox , Ambrosia Kelley , Michael Parks , James Parks
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Samurai Female Protagonist Cult Film Superhero Action Heroine Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Breaking The Fourth Wall Revenge Hitman Martial Arts Betrayal Tough Girl Voice Over Narration
8.00    84%    89%  

22. Million Dollar Baby(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Irish Rating:PG-13
Description:Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Clint Eastwood , Hilary Swank , Morgan Freeman , Jay Baruchel
Tags: Boxing Film Tragedy Boxing
8.10    90%    90%  

23. Fargo(1996)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Directors: Joel Coen , Ethan Coen
Stars: William H. Macy , Steve Buscemi , Peter Stormare , Kristin Rudrüd
8.10    93%    93%  

24. Psycho(1960)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Horror|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion decides to take a shower.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Anthony Perkins , Vera Miles , John Gavin , Janet Leigh
Tags: National Film Registry Violence Cult Film Based On Novel Breaking The Fourth Wall Family Relationships Afi Insanity Good Versus Evil Voice Over Narration Murder Suspect Missing Person Blockbuster
8.50    97%    94%  

25. Drive(2011)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself trouble when he helps out his neighbor.
Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
Stars: Ryan Gosling , Carey Mulligan , Bryan Cranston , Albert Brooks
Tags: Violence Heist Gangster Neo Noir Based On Novel Mafia Organized Crime Revenge Hitman Friendship
7.80    92%    79%  

26. Heat(1995)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist.
Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Al Pacino , Robert De Niro , Val Kilmer , Jon Voight
Tags: Criminal Mastermind Violence Heist Tough Guy Cult Film Gangster Neo Noir Detective Revenge Betrayal Serial Killer
8.20    86%    94%  

27. Looper(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Sci-Fi|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| China Languages:English | French Rating:R
Description:In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
Director: Rian Johnson
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Bruce Willis , Emily Blunt , Paul Dano
Tags: Time Paradox Violence Tough Guy Time Travel Gangster Neo Noir Dystopia Mafia Organized Crime Drug Addiction Tragedy Revenge Hitman Betrayal Tough Girl Time Loop Voice Over Narration
7.40    93%    82%  

28. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels(1998)

Runtime: Genres:Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Country: UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
Director: Guy Ritchie
Stars: Jason Flemyng , Dexter Fletcher , Nick Moran , Jason Statham
Tags: Black Comedy Friendship Between Men Violence Tough Guy Cult Film Gangster Organized Crime Friendship Voice Over Narration
8.20    77%    93%  

29. L.A. Confidential(1997)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner in this lush tribute to tough film noir crime films. Based on the multi-layered James Ellroy novel.
Director: Curtis Hanson
Stars: Kevin Spacey , Russell Crowe , Guy Pearce , James Cromwell
Tags: National Film Registry Violence Police Brutality Neo Noir Based On Novel Detective Organized Crime Racism Tragedy Revenge Voice Over Narration
8.30    99%    94%  

30. The Bourne Identity(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Mystery Release Date:
Countries: USA| Germany| Czech Republic Languages:English | French | German | Dutch | Italian Rating:PG-13
Description:A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and regain his memory.
Director: Doug Liman
Stars: Matt Damon , Franka Potente , Chris Cooper , Clive Owen
Tags: Based On Book Tough Guy Political Thriller Action Hero One Against Many Blockbuster
7.90    83%    93%  

31. Minority Report(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Mystery|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Swedish Rating:PG-13
Description:In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Tom Cruise , Max von Sydow , Steve Harris , Neal McDonough
Tags: Violence Cult Film Investigation Neo Noir Detective Tragedy Blockbuster
7.70    91%    80%  

32. Watchmen(2009)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Mystery|Sci-Fi|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.
Director: Zack Snyder
Stars: Malin Akerman , Billy Crudup , Matthew Goode , Jackie Earle Haley
Tags: Alternate History Friendship Between Men Saving The World Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Superhero Investigation Dc Comics Action Heroine Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Based On Novel Detective Dystopia Vietnam War Satire Prison Escape Revenge Mixed Martial Arts Tough Girl Based On Comic Book Friendship Compassion Voice Over Narration
7.60    64%    71%  

33. Oldboy(2003)

Original Title: Oldeuboi
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Action|Thriller Release Date:
Country: South Korea Language:Korean Rating:R
Description:Oldboy is the revenge drama from Director Park Chan-wook. Based on a manga by Nobuaki Minegishi, it depicts the suffering path of a man who must deal with the never ending torment of having unknowingly made someone his enemy.
Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Min-sik Choi , Ji-tae Yu , Hye-jeong Kang , Dae-han Ji
Tags: Violence Cult Film Neo Noir High School Revenge Martial Arts Insanity Based On Comic Book Friendship Voice Over Narration Innocence
8.40    80%    94%  

34. American Psycho(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish | Cantonese Rating:R
Description:A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Director: Mary Harron
Stars: Christian Bale , Justin Theroux , Josh Lucas , Bill Sage
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Multiple Personality Disorder Cult Film Investigation Neo Noir Based On Novel Detective Satire Christmas Revenge Insanity Serial Killer Friendship F Rated Voice Over Narration Missing Person
7.60    68%    85%  

35. John Wick(2014)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Russian | Hungarian Rating:R
Description:An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Directors: Chad Stahelski , David Leitch
Stars: Keanu Reeves , Michael Nyqvist , Alfie Allen , Willem Dafoe
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Gangster Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Organized Crime Revenge Hitman Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Friendship
7.30    86%    80%  

36. Nightcrawler(2014)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Director: Dan Gilroy
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal , Michael Papajohn , Marco Rodríguez , Bill Paxton
Tags: Violence Neo Noir Satire
7.90    95%    85%  

37. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo(2011)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Sweden| Norway Language:English Rating:R
Description:Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Daniel Craig , Rooney Mara , Christopher Plummer , Stellan Skarsgård
Tags: Investigation Action Heroine Based On Novel Revenge Serial Killer
7.80    86%    86%  

38. Mystic River(2003)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Australia Language:English Rating:R
Description:A thriller about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present. Sean Penn won an Oscar for his multifaceted performance as a father who lost his daughter.
Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Sean Penn , Tim Robbins , Kevin Bacon , Laurence Fishburne
Tags: Based On Novel Family Relationships Revenge Missing Person
8.00    88%    89%  

39. Zodiac(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|History|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal , Mark Ruffalo , Anthony Edwards , Robert Downey Jr.
Tags: Based On Book Violence Cult Film Psycho Thriller Investigation Based On True Story Neo Noir Family Relationships Drug Addiction True Crime Christmas Serial Killer Politics
7.70    90%    77%  

40. Zootopia(2016)

Runtime: Genres:Comedy|Action|Animation|Adventure|Family Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Norwegian Rating:PG
Description:Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Directors: Byron Howard , Rich Moore , Jared Bush
Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin , Jason Bateman , Idris Elba , Jenny Slate
Tags: Female Protagonist Disney Neo Noir Revenge Bullying Cgi Animation
8.00    97%    92%  

41. American Gangster(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Denzel Washington , Russell Crowe , Chiwetel Ejiofor , Josh Brolin
Tags: Violence Courtroom Gangster Based On True Story Police Brutality Vietnam War Mafia Organized Crime Interracial Love Christmas
7.80    80%    87%  

42. In Bruges(2008)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Director: Martin McDonagh
Stars: Elizabeth Berrington , Rudy Blomme , Olivier Bonjour , Mark Donovan
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Cult Film Racism Christmas Revenge Hitman Medieval Times Voice Over Narration
7.90    84%    87%  

43. Training Day(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Australia Languages:English | Russian | Spanish | Korean Rating:R
Description:On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Stars: Denzel Washington , Ethan Hawke , Scott Glenn , Tom Berenger
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Investigation Police Brutality Neo Noir Detective Betrayal Good Versus Evil
7.70    72%    89%  

44. Blade Runner 2049(2017)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK| Canada Language:English Rating:R
Description:A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Stars: Ryan Gosling , Dave Bautista , Robin Wright , Mark Arnold
Tags: Violence Investigation Neo Noir Detective Dystopia Artificial Intelligence Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Japanese
8.00    87%    81%  

45. Collateral(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in LA. He must find a way to save both himself and one last victim.
Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Tom Cruise , Jamie Foxx , Jada Pinkett Smith , Mark Ruffalo
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Tough Guy One Against Many Cult Film Neo Noir Organized Crime Hitman Jazz Blockbuster
7.50    86%    84%  

46. The Machinist(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: Spain| USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia...
Director: Brad Anderson
Stars: Christian Bale , Jennifer Jason Leigh , Aitana Sánchez-Gijón , John Sharian
Tags: Cult Film Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Revenge
7.70    77%    83%  

47. Face/Off(1997)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Sci-Fi|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Latin Rating:R
Description:An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's family.
Director: John Woo
Stars: John Travolta , Nicolas Cage , Joan Allen , Alessandro Nivola
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Escape From Prison Cult Film Neo Noir Prison Escape Tragedy Revenge Mixed Martial Arts Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
7.30    92%    82%  

48. Inside Man(2006)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Albanian | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Denzel Washington , Clive Owen , Jodie Foster , Christopher Plummer
Tags: Black Comedy Criminal Mastermind Violence Heist Investigation Neo Noir Detective Breaking The Fourth Wall
7.60    86%    85%  

49. Batman(1989)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Fantasy|Adventure Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | French Rating:PG-13
Description:The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker, who has seized control of Gotham's underworld.
Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Michael Keaton , Jack Nicholson , Kim Basinger , Robert Wuhl
Tags: Black Comedy Friendship Between Men Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Gangster Superhero Dc Comics Organized Crime Satire Tragedy Revenge Martial Arts Betrayal Insanity Good Versus Evil
7.60    72%    84%  

50. The Game(1997)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Cantonese | German Rating:R
Description:Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone. In the year of his 48th birthday (the age his father committed ...
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Michael Douglas , Sean Penn , Deborah Kara Unger , James Rebhorn
Tags: Neo Noir Tragedy
7.80    73%    84%  

51. Lucky Number Slevin(2006)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Germany| USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.
Director: Paul McGuigan
Stars: Josh Hartnett , Bruce Willis , Lucy Liu , Morgan Freeman
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Cult Film Police Brutality Neo Noir Organized Crime Revenge Hitman
7.80    51%    87%  

52. Mulholland Drive(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: France| USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Director: David Lynch
Stars: Naomi Watts , Jeanne Bates , Dan Birnbaum , Laura Harring
Tags: Experimental Film Violence Female Protagonist Cult Film Nonlinear Timeline Lgbt Neo Noir Detective Cowboy Mafia Hitman Innocence
8.00    83%    87%  

53. Raging Bull(1980)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Robert De Niro , Cathy Moriarty , Joe Pesci , Frank Vincent
Tags: National Film Registry Violence Tough Guy Mafia Rise And Fall Sports Afi Boxing
8.20    95%    93%  

54. Chinatown(1974)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Cantonese | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Jack Nicholson , Faye Dunaway , John Huston , Perry Lopez
Tags: National Film Registry Investigation Neo Noir Family Relationships Afi Betrayal
8.20    98%    93%  

55. Public Enemies(2009)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| Japan Language:English Rating:R
Description:The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
Director: Michael Mann
Stars: David Wenham , Christian Stolte , Jason Clarke , Johnny Depp
Tags: Based On Book Violence Tough Guy Escape From Prison Gangster Based On True Story Great Depression Police Brutality Neo Noir Mafia Organized Crime Prison Escape Betrayal Friendship
7.00    68%    59%  

56. John Wick: Chapter 2(2017)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous killers.
Director: Chad Stahelski
Stars: Keanu Reeves , Riccardo Scamarcio , Ian McShane , Ruby Rose
Tags: Black Comedy Survival Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Gangster Neo Noir Mafia Organized Crime Revenge Hitman Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Tough Girl
7.50    89%    85%  

57. Insomnia(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Canada Language:English Rating:R
Description:Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Al Pacino , Martin Donovan , Oliver 'Ole' Zemen , Hilary Swank
Tags: Investigation Neo Noir Detective High School Tragedy Betrayal Murder Suspect
7.20    92%    77%  

58. Batman Returns(1992)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Fantasy|Sci-Fi|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.
Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Michael Keaton , Danny DeVito , Michelle Pfeiffer , Christopher Walken
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Superhero Dc Comics Action Heroine Organized Crime Satire Tragedy Christmas Revenge Martial Arts Insanity Tough Girl Good Versus Evil
7.00    81%    73%  

59. Gone Baby Gone(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally. Based on the Dennis Lehane novel.
Director: Ben Affleck
Stars: Casey Affleck , Michelle Monaghan , Morgan Freeman , Ed Harris
Tags: Violence Investigation Neo Noir Based On Novel Family Relationships Drug Addiction Tragedy Betrayal Voice Over Narration
7.70    94%    86%  

60. Road to Perdition(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him.
Director: Sam Mendes
Stars: Tyler Hoechlin , Rob Maxey , Liam Aiken , Jennifer Jason Leigh
Tags: Violence Heist Gangster Dc Comics Great Depression Based On Novel Mafia Organized Crime Revenge Hitman Betrayal Based On Comic Book Voice Over Narration
7.70    81%    86%  

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