Think noir movies are only black and white films from the 1940s? Well, think again!
Also based on a novel, this time the first in a series of mysteries by Walter Mosley, Denzel Washington plays Easy Rawlins, a PI in post-WWII LA.
Based on the noir-ish novel by James Ellroy, this film gave Russell Crowe a Hollywood career and Kim Basinger an Oscar.
This Roman Polanski-directed tale of corruption and murder in 1930s L.A. is the classic example of modern noir. After-all, it's Chinatown.
Another PI, another L.A.-set noir. This one is set in the 1970s and features a PI who is very infrequently sober.
One of the early Coen brothers films, this one features a PI who thinks he's a hitman.
Raymond Chandler's infamous PI Philip Marlowe returns in this Robert Altman directed film.
The movie that put Christopher Nolan on the map, this film is told in a completely non-linear way (backwards) which adds to its noirish feel.
Caused more ripples for its sensuality than its style, this Lawrence Kasden thriller harkens back to the more "B-movie" noirs.
The art of the con is on display here with skill, sass, and sophistication.
Modern noir enters the adolescent world in this tale about a high school crime ring.
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