20 Movies Like Double Indemnity

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The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon
The Maltese Falcon
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 97/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 5 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: John Huston, Dashiell Hammett
Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Maltese Falcon” is a classic film noir that follows private detective Sam Spade as he becomes entangled in a web of deceit and murder while searching for a valuable statuette known as the Maltese Falcon. Spade must navigate a treacherous world of double-crossing characters, including the seductive femme fatale Brigid O’Shaughnessy, to uncover the truth and solve the mystery surrounding the elusive falcon.

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard
Sunset Boulevard
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
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Runtime: 8 min
Genre: Short
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: N/A
Language: None
Country: Austria
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“Sunset Boulevard” is a 1950 film noir that follows the story of a struggling screenwriter who becomes entangled with a faded silent film star, leading to a twisted tale of obsession, delusion, and Hollywood’s dark underbelly.”

The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Postman Always Rings Twice
The Postman Always Rings Twice
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: David Mamet, James M. Cain
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange, John Colicos
Language: English, Greek
Country: West Germany, United States
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“The Postman Always Rings Twice” is a film noir that follows a drifter who becomes entangled in a passionate affair with a married woman, leading them to plot her husband’s murder. As their plan unravels, they find themselves trapped in a web of deceit and betrayal.

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep
The Big Sleep
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Awards: 2 wins
Writer: William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman
Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Big Sleep” is a film noir mystery that follows private detective Philip Marlowe as he investigates a complex web of blackmail, murder, and deception involving a wealthy family. As Marlowe delves deeper into the case, he becomes entangled with the seductive daughter of his client, blurring the lines between truth and lies.

Laura

Laura
Laura
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 4 nominations total
Writer: Vera Caspary, Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein
Actors: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Laura” is a classic film noir that revolves around the murder investigation of a beautiful woman named Laura. As the detective delves deeper into the case, he becomes entangled in a web of love, obsession, and deceit.

Out of the Past

Out of the Past
Out of the Past
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Daniel Mainwaring, James M. Cain, Frank Fenton
Actors: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas
Language: English, American Sign
Country: United States
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“Out of the Past” is a film noir that follows a private investigator who becomes entangled in a web of deceit and betrayal when he is hired to find a woman’s ex-lover. As he delves deeper into the case, his own dark past resurfaces, leading to a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Touch of Evil

Touch of Evil
Touch of Evil
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 99/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: 7 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Orson Welles, Whit Masterson, Franklin Coen
Actors: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Touch of Evil” is a film noir thriller directed by Orson Welles, following a corrupt police captain’s investigation into a bombing on the U.S.-Mexico border, which uncovers deeper layers of crime and corruption within the city. As tensions rise, the film explores themes of power, morality, and the destructive nature of unchecked authority.

The Killers

The Killers
The Killers
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 3 wins & 4 nominations total
Writer: Anthony Veiller, Ernest Hemingway, John Huston
Actors: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Killers” is a film based on a short story by Ernest Hemingway, following two hitmen as they are hired to assassinate a former boxer. The movie explores themes of fate, betrayal, and the consequences of a life of crime.

Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce
Mildred Pierce
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 6 nominations total
Writer: Ranald MacDougall, James M. Cain, William Faulkner
Actors: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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Mildred Pierce is a movie about a determined and independent woman who becomes a successful businesswoman to provide for her family, but her relationships and secrets threaten to unravel her hard-earned success.

The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle
The Asphalt Jungle
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 5 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Ben Maddow, John Huston, W.R. Burnett
Actors: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“The Asphalt Jungle” is a film noir that follows a group of criminals as they plan and execute a meticulously crafted heist. However, their carefully laid plans begin to unravel as greed, betrayal, and unforeseen circumstances threaten to derail their criminal enterprise.

The Third Man

The Third Man
The Third Man
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 97/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 4 nominations total
Writer: Graham Greene, Orson Welles, Alexander Korda
Actors: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli
Language: English, German, Russian, French
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Third Man” is a classic film noir set in post-World War II Vienna, where an American writer investigates the mysterious death of his friend and gets entangled in a web of deception, corruption, and betrayal. As he delves deeper into the case, he discovers shocking revelations about his friend and the city he thought he knew.

The Lady from Shanghai

The Lady from Shanghai
The Lady from Shanghai
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
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Runtime: 87 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Sherwood King, Orson Welles, William Castle
Actors: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States
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“The Lady from Shanghai” is a film noir thriller about a complicated love triangle between a sailor, his seductive wife, and a wealthy lawyer, which leads to deceit, murder, and a thrilling courtroom showdown. The sailor becomes entangled in a web of deception as he tries to uncover the truth behind his wife’s mysterious behavior and the lawyer’s ulterior motives.

The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend
The Lost Weekend
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 16 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: Charles R. Jackson, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder
Actors: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Lost Weekend” is a 1945 drama film that follows the story of a struggling writer named Don Birnam as he battles his alcohol addiction over the course of a weekend. The film explores the devastating effects of alcoholism on his relationships, career, and overall well-being.

Key Largo

Key Largo
Key Largo
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 1 win & 1 nomination total
Writer: Richard Brooks, John Huston, Maxwell Anderson
Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States
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“Key Largo” is a 1948 film noir thriller about a former soldier who visits a hotel in Key Largo and becomes entangled in a tense standoff with a gangster and his henchmen during a hurricane.”

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 2 nominations total
Writer: Robert Rossen, John Patrick, Robert Riskin
Actors: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Strange Love of Martha Ivers is a film noir drama about a wealthy woman named Martha Ivers who is haunted by a dark secret from her past, which resurfaces when her childhood friend returns to town. As their intertwined lives unravel, they become entangled in a web of lies, deceit, and murder.”

The Big Heat

The Big Heat
The Big Heat
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Sydney Boehm, William P. McGivern
Actors: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Big Heat” is a 1953 film noir directed by Fritz Lang. The movie follows a tough cop as he investigates the suicide of a fellow officer, leading him to uncover a web of corruption and violence in the criminal underworld.

The Night of the Hunter

The Night of the Hunter
The Night of the Hunter
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 97/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Davis Grubb, James Agee, Charles Laughton
Actors: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Night of the Hunter” is a 1955 thriller film about a corrupt preacher who marries a widow in order to find out where her late husband hid a large sum of money. The preacher’s sinister intentions and pursuit of the money put the widow and her children in grave danger, leading to a suspenseful and chilling battle for survival.

Gun Crazy

Gun Crazy
Gun Crazy
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 87 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: 1 win
Writer: MacKinlay Kantor, Millard Kaufman, Dalton Trumbo
Actors: John Dall, Peggy Cummins, Berry Kroeger
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Gun Crazy” is a film-noir crime drama about a sharpshooter and a femme fatale who embark on a violent crime spree, driven by their shared obsession with guns and a dangerous attraction to each other.”

The Set-Up

The Set-Up
The Set-Up
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
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Runtime: 73 min
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Sport
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award2 wins & 2 nominations total
Writer: Art Cohn, Joseph Moncure March
Actors: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Set-Up” is a film noir about an aging boxer who is unknowingly set up to lose a fight, leading him on a dangerous journey to survive the night and reclaim his dignity.

In a Lonely Place

In a Lonely Place
In a Lonely Place
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins
Writer: Andrew Solt, Edmund H. North, Dorothy B. Hughes
Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy
Language: English
Country: United States
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“In a Lonely Place” is a film noir that follows a troubled screenwriter who becomes a prime suspect in a murder investigation. As his relationship with a neighbor blossoms, the line between truth and fiction blurs, raising questions about his innocence and sanity.

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