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A Wolf at the Door

Directed by Fernando Coimbra

Set in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, A Wolf at the Door opens with a mother arriving to pick

A Woman’s Secret

Directed by Nicholas Ray

Written and produced by the esteemed Herman Mankiewicz (Citizen Kane), Ray’s second feature for RKO concerns aging, cosmopolitan singer Marian

Aftermath

Directed by Wladyslaw Pasikowski

A gripping psychological thriller, Aftermath tells the story of two estranged brothers, Franek and Josef, who discover a terrible secret that forces

Bad Day At Black Rock

Directed by John Sturges

This hard, economical, hybrid Western noir follows one-armed WWII vet John Macreedy (Spencer Tracy) as he stops in the small

Black Coal, Thin Ice

Directed by Diao Yinan

Haunted by a botched police investigation five years earlier, former policeman Zhang has retired to a distant mining town in

Branded to Kill

Directed by Seijun Suzuki

This fractured film noir is the final provocation that got Suzuki fired from Nikkatsu Studios, simultaneously making him a counterculture

Cheatin’

Directed by Bill Plympton

An adult tale of love, jealousy, revenge, and murder—infused with Plympton’s surreal sense of humor—Cheatin’ takes its inspiration from the work

Confidential Report AKA Mr. Aradkin

Directed by Orson Welles

Bearing key similarities to The Third Man, Welles’ noir concerns small-time smuggler Guy Van Stratten (Robert Arden), who overhears a

Dark Passage

Directed by Delmer Daves

Vincent Parry (Humphrey Bogart), convicted for murdering his wife, escapes San Quentin dead-set on proving his innocence. Picked up hitchhiking

Fat City

Directed by John Huston

A Hollywood legend of outsized proportions, Huston returned to critical and commercial success with the late-career Fat City, which trades

For Jean-Pierre Melville

Directed by Ira Flowers

A witty homage to the great French director of gangster noir that cleverly parodies many of the genre’s most enduring

I Wake Up Screaming

Directed by Bruce Humberstone

In this lean, clinical tale of love gone sour, the motivations of a hard-boiled detective are put under the microscope.