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Top 25 best 'film noir'-movies from the forties

Based on MovieMeter ratings, these are the 25 best 'film noir'-movies from the forties

This is a list of the best 25 'film noir'-movies from the forties and highly rated on MovieMeter.

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Top 25 best 'film noir'-movies from the forties

1
Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity (1944)

Alternative title: Bloedgeld
Filmnoir, Crime
107 minutes
3,92(870)
3
2
Casablanca

Casablanca (1942)

Romance, Drama
102 minutes
3
3
The Third Man

The Third Man (1949)

Alternative title: The 3rd Man
Filmnoir, Thriller
104 minutes
3
4
Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Drama, Filmnoir
111 minutes
3,80(271)
3
5
White Heat

White Heat (1949)

Filmnoir, Crime
114 minutes
3,79(496)
2
6
The Unsuspected

The Unsuspected (1947)

Alternative title: Een Perfect Alibi
Drama, Filmnoir
103 minutes
3,77(30)
7
Rebecca

Rebecca (1940)

Mystery, Romance
130 minutes
3,75(706)
3
8
Odd Man Out

Odd Man Out (1947)

Crime
116 minutes
3,72(160)
3
9
Quai des Orfèvres

Quai des Orfèvres (1947)

Alternative title: Quay of the Goldsmiths
Crime, Drama
102 minutes
3,72(97)
10
The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend (1945)

Drama, Filmnoir
101 minutes
3,71(311)
3
11
Out of the Past

Out of the Past (1947)

Alternative title: Build My Gallows High
Filmnoir, Crime
97 minutes
3,69(275)
3
12
Laura

Laura (1944)

Filmnoir, Mystery
88 minutes
3,66(379)
3
13
Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street (1945)

Alternative title: De Straat der Verleiding
Filmnoir, Drama
102 minutes
3,66(160)
3
14
Criss Cross

Criss Cross (1949)

Filmnoir, Crime
84 minutes
3,66(108)
15
The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep (1946)

Filmnoir, Mystery
114 minutes
3,65(618)
3
16
The Suspect

The Suspect (1944)

Drama, Thriller
85 minutes
3,65(39)
3
17
The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Alternative title: Maltezer Valk
Filmnoir, Crime
99 minutes
3,64(831)
3
18
The Killers

The Killers (1946)

Crime, Filmnoir
105 minutes
3,64(197)
3
19
The Set-Up

The Set-Up (1949)

Filmnoir, Drama
72 minutes
3,64(98)
3
20
Notorious

Notorious (1946)

Alternative title: Berucht
Thriller, Romance
101 minutes
3,63(616)
3
21
Shadow of a Doubt

Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Alternative title: Een Schijn van Twijfel
Filmnoir, Thriller
108 minutes
3,62(583)
3
22
Brute Force

Brute Force (1947)

Filmnoir, Drama
98 minutes
3,62(147)
23
The Lady from Shanghai

The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Crime, Filmnoir
87 minutes
3,61(302)
3
24
Somewhere in the Night

Somewhere in the Night (1946)

Filmnoir, Crime
110 minutes
3,61(59)
2
25
Kiss of Death

Kiss of Death (1947)

Filmnoir, Crime
98 minutes
3,60(80)
2