American Film Noir

Karlson, Phil          

Kansas City Confidential  1952

Scandal Sheet    1952

99 River Street   1953

5 Against The House   1955

Phenix City Story, The  1955

Tight Spot    1955

Brothers Rico, The   1957

Key Witness   1960


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Mann, Anthony   

Strange Impersonation  1946

Desperate    1947

Railroaded    1947

T-Men     1947

Raw Deal    1948

Border Incident   1949

Side Street  1950


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Castle, William

When Strangers Marry  1944

Johnny Stool Pigeon   1949

Undertow  1949

Hollywood Story   1851

New Orleans Uncensored  1955

Houston Story, The   1956


Fleischer,  Richard       

Bodyguard    1949

Clay Pigeon    1949

Follow Me Quietly   1949

Trapped 1949

Armored Car Robbery  1950

Narrow Margin, The   1951


Siodmak,  Robert     

Phantom Lady    1944

Dark Mirror, The    1946

Killers, The    1946

Criss Cross    1949

Cry Of The City   1949

File On Thelma Jordan, The  1950


Stone , Andrew L.  

Highway 301    1950

Steel Trap, The   1952

Blueprint For Murder   1953

Night Holds Terror, The  1955

Julie     1956

Cry Terror   1958

Tetzlaff, Ted

Riffraff    1947

Dangerous Profession, A   1949

Johnny Allegro   1949

Window, The  1949

Gambling House     1950

Under The Gun   1951

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Allen, Lewis

Chicago Deadline   1949

Appointment With Danger  1951

Suddenly    1954

Bullet For Joey,  A   1955

Illegal     1955


Lang, Fritz

Ministry Of Fear   1944

Woman In The Window  1944

Scarlet Street    1945

Human Desire    1954

While The City Sleeps  1956


Lewis, Joseph H.

Undercover Man, The  1949

Gun Crazy    1950

Lady Without Passport  1950

Cry Of The Hunted   1953

Big Combo, The   1954


Preminger, Otto

Laura     1944

Fallen Angel   1945

Whirlpool    1949

Where The Sidewalk Ends  1950

Angel Face    1953


Sherman, Vincent

Nora Prentiss    1947

Unfaithful, The   1947

Backfire    1950

Damned Don’t Cry, The 1950

Affair In Trinidad   1952


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Berke, William

Shoot To Kill   1947

Waterfront At Midnight  1948

Treasure Of Monte Cristo 1949

F.B.I Girl    1951


Boetticher, Budd

Missing Juror, The   1944

Assigned To Danger   1948

Behind Locked Doors   1948

Killer Is Loose, The   1956


Dassin, Jules

Brute Force    1947

Naked City, The   1948

Thieve’s Highway   1949

Night And The City    1950


Dmytryk, Edward

Murder My Sweet   1944

Cornered   1945

Crossfire   1947

Sniper, The    1952


Farrow, John

Big Clock, The   1948

Night Has A Thousand Eyes 1948

Where Danger Lives   1950

His Kind Of Woman   1951


Feist, Felix E.

Devil Thumbs A Ride, The  1947 Threat, The    1949

Man Who Cheated Himself, The  1950

Tomorrow Is Another Day  1951


Hitchcock, Alfred

Shadow Of A Doubt   1943

I Confess    1951

Strangers On A Train   1951

Wrong Man, The   1956


Pevney, Joseph

Shakedown    1950

Playgirl    1954

Female On The Beach  1955

Midnight Story, The   1957


Rudolph Maté,

Dark Past, The  1948

D.O.A.    1950

Union Station  1951

Forbidden    1953


Ray, Nicholas

They Live By Night   1949

Woman’s Secret, A   1949

In A Lonely Place   1951

On Dangerous Ground  1952


Wise, Robert

Born To Kill 1947

Set-Up, The    1949

Captive City, The    1952

Odds Against Tomorrow  1959


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Adreon, Franklin

No Man’s Woman   1955

Man Is Armed, The  1956

Terror At Midnight   1956


Bare, Richard

Smart Girls Don’t Talk  1948

Flaxy Martin    1949

This Side Of The Law  1950


Beaudine, William

Below The Deadline   1946

Incident  1948

Murder Without Tears   1953


Bernhardt,  Curtis


Conflict    1945

High Wall   1947

Possessed    1947


Blair, George

End Of The Road  1944

Unmasked   1950

Insurance Investigator   1951


Cahn, Edward L.

I Cheated the Law   1949

Destination Murder   1950

Cage Of Evil    1960


Curtiz, Michael

Mildred Pierce   1945

Unsuspected, The   1947

Breaking Point, The   1950


Dieterle, William

Accused, The    1949

Dark City    1950

Turning Point, The   1952


Douglas, Gordon

Walk A Crooked Mile  1948

Between Midnight And Dawn  1950

Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye  1950


Forde,  Eugene

Backlash    1947

Crimson Key, The  1947

Invisible Wall, The   1947


Huston, John

Maltise Falcon, The   1941

Key Largo    1948

Asphalt Jungle, The   1950


Marin,  Edwin L.

Johnny Angel    1945

Nocturne    1946

Race Street    1948


Laven, Arnold

Without Warning   1952

Vice Squad    1953

Down Three Dark Streets   1954


Newman, Joseph M.

Abandoned    1949

711 Ocean Drive   1950

Flight To Hong Kong   1956


Reinhardt, John

For You I Die    1947

Guilty, The    1947

High Tide    1947


Rouse,  Russell

Wicked Woman   1953

York Confidential  1955

House Of Numbers   1957


Rowland, Roy

Scene Of The Crime   1949

Rogue Cop    1954

Witness To Murder   1954


Siegel, Don

Count The Hours

Private Hell 36   1954

Lineup, The    1958


Seiler, Lewis

System, The     1953

Over-Exposed    1956

True Story Of Lynn Stuart, The   1958


Shane, Maxwell

Fear In The Night   1947

Naked Street, The   1955

Nightmare    1956


Tuttle, Frank

This Gun For Hire   1942

Suspense   1946

Cry In The Night  1956


Welles, Orson

Stranger, The    1946

Lady From Shanghai, The  1947

Touch Of Evil    1958












Directors - listed alphabetically by number of films

Wilder, W. Lee

Pretender, The   1947

Once A Thief    1950

Big Bluff,The    1955


Wyler, William

Letter, The   1940

Detective Story   1951

Desperate Hours, The   1955


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Arnold, Jack  

Tattered Dress, The  1950

Glass Web, The   1953


Auer, John H.  

City That Never Sleeps  1953

Hell’s Half Acre   1954


Bernhard, Jack

Violence   1947

The Hunted 1948

Blond Ice   1948


Berry, John

Tension    1949

He Ran All The Way   1951


Biberman, Abner

Behind The High Wall  1956

Price Of Fear, The    1956


Blair, George

Silent Partner   1944

End Of The Road   1944


Cornfield, Hubert

Plunder Road    1957

3rd  Victim, The   1960


Cromwell, John

Dead Reckoning    1947

Racket, The   1951


Daves, Delmer  

Dark Passage    1947

Red House, The    1947


De Toth,  Andre

Pitfall     1948

Crime Wave    1954


Endfield, Cy

Sound Of Fury, The   1950

Limping Man, The   1953


Florey, Robert

Danger Signal    1945

Crooked Way,  The   1949


Foster, Lewis R.

Manhandled    1949

Crashout   1955


Fregonese, Hugo

One Way Street   1950

Black Tuesday   1954


Friedman,  Seymour

Chinatown At Midnight  1949

Loan Shark    1952


Garnett , Tay

Postman Always Rings Twice, The 1946

Cause For Alarm   1951


Godfrey, Peter

Great Jewel Robber   1950

Please Murder Me   1956


Gordon, Michael

The Web    1947

Woman In Hiding   1950


Haskin, Byron

I Walk Alone    1948

Too Late For Tears   1949


Hathaway, Henry

Dark Corner, The   1946

Kiss Of Death    1947


Heisler, Stuart

Glass Key, The   1942

Storm Warning   1951


Hughes, Ken  

Heat Wave   1953

Confession    1955


Huston, John

Maltise Falcon, The   1941 John

Key Largo    1948


Ingster, Boris  

Stranger On The Third Floor  1940

Southside 1-1000   1950


Juran, Nathan  

Highway Dragnet   1954

Crooked Web, The   1955


Kane, Joseph

Hoodlum Empire   1952

Man Who Died Twice, The 1958


Kubrick, Stanley

Killer’s Kiss      1955

Killing, The    1956


Losey, Joseph

M   1951

Prowler, The    1951


Mayer, Gerald  

Dial 1119     1950

Sellout, The    1952  


Miller, David,

Sudden Fear   1952

Twist Of Fate*    1954


Montgomery, Robert

Lady In The Lake   1947

Ride The Pink Horse   1947


Negulesco, Jean

Mask Of Dimitrios, The   1944

Road House    1948


Newfield, Sam

Apology For Murder   1945

Lady Confesses, The   1945

Money Madness  (As Peter Stewart)


Parrish, Robert

Cry Danger    1951

Mob, The    1951


Pichel, Irving

They Won’t Believe Me  1947

Quicksand    1950


Quine, Richard

Drive A Crooked Road 1954

Pushover    1954


Robson, Mark

7th Victim, The   1943

Edge Of Doom   1950


Schuster, Harold

Loophole   1954

Finger Man    1955


Sirk, Douglas

Sleep My Love   1948

Shockproof    1949


Stevens, Mark  

Cry Vengeance    1954

Timetable   1956


Stevenson , Robert

Las Vegas Story   1951

Woman On Pier 13, The  1951


Sturges, John

Mystery Street   1950

Jeopardy    1953


Tourneur, Jacques

Out Of The Past   1947

Nightfall    1957


Ulmer, Edgar G.

Detour     1945

Murder Is My Beat   1955


Wallace, Richard

Fallen Sparrow, The   1943

Framed    1947


Walsh, Raoul

High Sierra    1941

White Heat   1949


Wendkos,  Paul

Burglar, The    1957

Case Against Brooklyn, The   1958


Werker, Alfred  

Shock     1946

He Walked By Night   1948


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Aldrich, Robert

Kiss Me Deadly  1950


Angelo, Edmond

Breakdown   1952



Archainbaud, George

Hunt The Man Down   1950


Asher, William

Johnny Cool     1963


Bailey, Rex  

Mexican Manhunt 1953


Baker, Robert S.

Blackout   1954


Baron, Allen

Blast of Silence   1961


Benedek, Laslo

Port Of New York    1949


Bennett, Charles

No Escape    1953


Berlin, Abby  

Double Deal    1950


Birdwell, Russell

Come On, The    1956


Birt, Daniel  

Deadly Game  1954


Borzage, Frank

Moonrise   1948


Brahm,  John

Locket, The   1946


Brooks, Richard

Deadline U.S.A. 1952


Brower,  Otto  

Behind Green Lights   1946


Carlson, Richard

Appointment With A Shadow   1957


Cluman,  Harold

Deadline At Dawn   1946


Daniels, Harold

Roadblock    1951


De Cordova, Fred

Illegal Entry    1949


Del Ruth, Roy  

Red Light    1949


Doniger, Walter

Steel Jungle    1956


Dupont, Ewald Andre

Scarf, The    1951


Essex, Harry  

I, The Jury    1953


Ferrer, Mel  

Secret Fury, The   1950


Ford, Philip  

Last Crooked Mile, The   1946







































Foster, Norman

Woman On The Run   1950


Friedkin, David

Hot Summer Night   1957


Fuller, Samuel  

Pickup On South Street   1953


Gilling, John  

Pickup Alley    1957


Gilliat, Sidney  

She Played  With Fire*   1957

 

Glenn, Jack  

Cry Murder    1950


Grayson, Godfrey

Fake, The    1953


Guilfoyle, Paul  

Life At Stake, A   1954


Guillermin, John

Whole Truth, The   1958

 

Haas, Hugo  

Hit and Run     1957


Hass, Charles F.

Big Operator, The   1959

 

Hawks,  Howard

Big Sleep, The    1947


Henreid, Paul  

Girls On The Loose   1958


Hively, Jack

Street Of Chance   1942   


Hole Jr., William J.

Hell Bound    1957

Humberstone, Bruce

I Wake Up Screaming   1941


Jackson, Pat  

Shadow On The Wall   1950


Jacoves, Felix  

Homicide    1949


Kane, Joseph

Accused of Murder   1952


Kardos, Laszlo

Strip, The    1951


Kazan, Elia

Boomerang    1947  


Keighley, William

Street With No Name   1948


Kennedy, Burt

Money Trap, The   1966


Kesler, Henry S.

5 Steps To Danger   1957


Koch, Howard

Shield For Murder 195


Kress, Harold F.

No Questions Asked   1951


Koch, Howard

Shield For Murder¹  1954


Lamont, Charles

I Was A Shoplifter   1950


Landers, Lew  

Man In The Dark   1953


Laughton, Charles

Night Of The Hunter   1955


Le Borg, Reginald

Models Inc.    1952


Leonard, Robert Z.

Bribe, The    1949


Lerner, Irving

Murder By Contract   1958


Lerner, Joseph

Guilty Bystander   1950


LeRoy, Mervyn

Johnny Eager    1942


Lewis, Gilbert

Good Die Young, The   1954


Litvak, Anatole

Sorry, Wrong Number   1948


Lubin, Arthur

Impact   1949


Lupino, Ida

Hitch-Hiker, The   1953


Gustav Machaty

Jealousy   1945


Mankiewicz, Joseph L.

Somewhere In The Night  1946


Marshall  George

Blue Dahlia, The   1946


McLaglen, Andrew V.

Man In The Vault   1956


Milestone,  Lewis

Strange Love Of Martha Ivers  1946

 

Montagne, Edward

Tattooed Stranger, The   1950


Murphy, Ralph

Never Trust A Gambler   1951


Nassour, Raymond

Angel’s Flight ¹  1965


Neill, William  

Black Angel    1946


Nosseck, Max

Hoodlum, The    1951


Nelson, Ralph

Once A Thief   1965


Nigh, William  

I Wouldn’t Be In Your Shoes   1948


O’Brien, Edmond

Shield For Murder¹   1954

      

Oboler, Arch  

Arnelo Affair, The   1947

 

Ophuls, Max

Reckless Moment, The   1949


Oswald, Gerd  

Crime Of Passion   1957


Otsep, Fyodor  

Whispering City   1947


Polonsky, Abraham

Force Of Evil    1948

 

Powell, Dick  

Split Second    1953


Price, Will  

Strange Bargain   1949


Richardson, Kenneth W.

Angel’s Flight¹   1965


Ripley, Arthur  

Chase, The    1946


Rossen, Robert

Johnny O’Clock   1947


Salkow, Sidney

Chicago Confidential   1957


Saunders, Charles

Killer Her Gently*   1957


Saville, Victor

Long Wait, The    1954

 

Sears, Fred F.  

Chicago Syndicate   1955


Seiter, William A.

Borderline    1950


Sekely, Steve  

Scar, The       1948


Sherman, George

Larceny   1948

Sleeping City, The   1950


Sholem, Lee  

Crime Against Joe   1956


Simon. S. Sydny

I Love Trouble    1948


Springsteen, R.G.

Double Jeopardy   1955

 

Stevens, Robert

Big Caper, The    1957


Thomas, William C.

They Made Me A Killer  1946


Thompson, J. Lee

Cape Fear    1962


Thorpe, Richard

Unknown Man,  The 1951


Tully, Montgomery

Terror Street    1953


Ve Sota, Bruno

Female Jungle   1956


Victor, Charles

Gilda     1947


Victor, Phil  

My Gun Is Quick¹   1957  


Vidor, King  

Lightning Strikes Twice  1951


von Sternberg, Joseph

Macao     1952


Vorhaus, Bernard

Amazing Mr. X, The   1948


White , George  

My Gun Is Quick¹   1957  


Wilbur, Crane  

Outside The Wall   1950


Wilde, Cornel  

Storm Fear    1955


Wilder, Billy

Double Indemnity   1944


Wiles, Gordon  

Gangster, The    1947


Windust, Bretaigne

Enforcer, The    1951


Yarbrough, Jean

Shed No Tears    1948


Zeisler, Alfred  

Parole Inc.    1948


Zinnemann, Fred

Act Of Violence   1948  


 

Elmer G. Ulmer

Phil Karlson

Alfred Hitchcock

Robert Siodmak

Lewis Allen

Ted Tetzlaff

Joseph Pevney

John Farrow

Otto Preminger

Vincent Sherman

Budd Boetticher

Lewis Stone

Fritz Lang

Richard Fleischer

William Castle

Felix E. Feist

Rudoolph Mate

Edward L. Cahn

Nicholas Ray

Joseph H. Lewis

William Dieterle

Jacques Tourneur

Edward Dmytryk

John Huston

Gordon Douglas

Lewis Seiler

American Film Noir

Don Siegel

1 = Shared credit

  Anthony Mann