Keyword: film noir

Wild Things

Wild Things (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 03/19/1998
When high school guidance counselor Sam Lombardo turns down the sexual advances of teenage socialite Kelly Van Ryan, she cries rape. Although he is respected in the community, he is suspended from the school and enlists the help of a personal-injury attorney Ken Bowden. Suzie Toller, another teenager from the wrong side of the tracks, comes forward with a similar story about Sam. However, Bowden...

Tempted (2002)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 12/31/2002
A wealthy man puts his beautiful, younger wife's fidelity to the test.
Sin City

Sin City (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 03/31/2005
Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted, Some call it dark. Some call it hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home. Crooked cops. Sexy Dames. Desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge--others lust after redemption. And then there are those hoping for a little of both. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still trying to do the right...
Paycheck

Paycheck (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 12/24/2003
Brilliant computer engineer Michael Jennings routinely has his short term memory erased, so he can't divulge any information about the top secret projects he works on throughout the year. For his most recent gig, he expects to receive over four billion dollars. Upon completion of the job, however, Jennings is given a filled envelope--not with a check for his billions, but containing random objects...
Kill Bill Vol. 1

Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 10/09/2003
An entire wedding party is slaughtered during a dress rehearsal in a rural chapel: the pregnant woman in the blood-splattered wedding dress is Black Mamba, better known as The Bride. The assassin, Bill, and his circle known as The Vipers left The Bride for dead, but unluckily for them she was merely comatose. Four years later, The Bride suddenly awakens from her coma and realizes what has been...
Kill Bill Vol. 2

Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

Rated: R Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 04/15/2004
Continuing the story-line which unfolded in "Kill Bill Vol. I," this is a revenge tale of an expert assassin, called The Bride, who sets out on a quest to wreak vengeance upon her former employer, Bill, and other members of their assassin circle, for shooting her on the day of her wedding--along with all The Bride's guests in attendance--and leaving her for dead. When this chapter in the story...
Big Sleep

The Big Sleep (1946)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 08/30/1946
Called into a case involving a wealthy family, detective Philip Marlowe discovers blackmail and murder as he falls for the eldest daughter in the family.
Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 08/21/2014
Four tales of crime adapted from Frank Miller's popular comics, focusing around a muscular brute who's looking for the person responsible for the death of his beloved Goldie, a man fed up with Sin City's corrupt law enforcement who takes the law into his own hands after a horrible mistake, a cop who risks his life to protect a girl from a deformed pedophile, and a hitman looking to make a little...
Cold in July

Cold in July (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he's hailed as a small-town hero, Dane soon finds himself fearing for his family's safety when Freddy's ex-con father, Ben, rolls into town, hell-bent on revenge.
Lord of Illusions

Lord of Illusions (1995)

Rated: R Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 08/24/1995
It should have been routine. Private detective Harry D'Amour came to Los Angeles to get out of the cold, gray New York winter as much as to solve his latest case. Harry should have known better; nothing was ever routine where he was concerned. Harry's life takes an ominous turn when he stumbles upon a mystery involving the world-famous magician, Philip Swann, and his beautiful wife, Dorothea. When...

Black Days (2000)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 12/30/2000
A nice guy falls for the wrong dame, as their relationship takes a grisly, esoteric turn. Ty's a man who yearns for a better life. He wants to be an artist. He wants to be happy. He wants to be in love. The dame's name is Gwen. She looked too good to be true and sounded even better- with a killer wit and deadly sense of humor. Ty couldn't help but give her the once over- twice. That's all it took...
Hit Me

Hit Me (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 10/01/1998
Set in Tacoma Washington, a frustrated bellhop, Sonny skims the room service tabs and purloins the appoinments of vacant rooms to pay off his loan shark and support his disabled younger brother, a lumbering innocent with the mind of an eight-year-old. With not much of a life or future, Sonny happens upon a suicidally distraught hotel patron, and immediately falls in love with her. By doing so...
Ju Dou

Ju Dou (1991)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 03/05/1991
The passionate affair between a young woman and her elderly husband's nephew has tragic consequences.
Deep End

The Deep End (2001)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 08/07/2001
Lake Tahoe, California. A mother wakes early one morning to find the body of her closeted seventeen-year-old son's lover impaled on an anchor on the beach of their lakefront home. With her husband away and nowhere to turn, she makes a reckless decision to move the body and hide it in the lake. Soon she finds herself and her family in even greater danger when the body is found and, impossibly, she...

Ratchet (1997)

Rated: None Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 09/18/1997
Facing a deadline that threatens to end his career, a once successful filmmaker retreats to the solitude of a small New England island. There, weakened by a lack of inspiration and distracted by a bewitching woman, he steals the perfect script: a tale of cold blooded murder. Only later does he learn the story is true and he's the final act.
Devil in A Blue Dress

Devil in A Blue Dress (1995)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 09/28/1995
It's 1948 and Los Angeles is booming, but Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins has seen better days. A decorated World War II veteran, he's just been fired and he's got house payments to make, so when he's offered a job locating the mysterious Daphne Monet, he doesn't waste much time saying yes. Now, he finds himself drawn into a web of murder, blackmail, brutal cops and city politics.
Backtrack

Backtrack (1990)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/09/1990
After accidentally witnessing a mafia murder, a Los Angeles artist is hunted down by the killers, the police and a lovestruck hit-man.

Scotch and Milk (1997)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 11/29/1997
A young man struggles to recover from his emotional break up with a woman and revels in the decadence of the aftermath which includes many bottles of scotch and wild nights in jazz clubs seeking the advice of hipster sages such as Cubby the Barfly and The Skipper.
Public Eye

The Public Eye (1992)

Rated: R Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 10/13/1992
Set in early 1940s New York, a tabloid photographer gets involved in a black-market gas rationing coupon scandal. The story is very loosely based on the life of the famous tabloid photographer, Weegee.
China Moon

China Moon (1994)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 03/03/1994
A homicide cop believes he is being set up as an accomplice to the murder of a woman's husband.
Johnny Skidmarks

Johnny Skidmarks (1997)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 12/31/1997
A crime scene photographer and his girlfriend are pursued by a rogue cop whom he is blackmailing.
Read My Lips

Read My Lips (2002)

Rated: None Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 07/04/2002
Carla Behm is a long-time employee of a Parisian property development company; hardworking and well-informed, she's a 35-year-old secretary who'd like to move up the ranks, but her own timidity, caused largely by a serious hearing problem, always holds her back. Salvation comes in the form of Paul Angeli, the new trainee she manages to have hired. Paul is 25-years-old and completely unskilled--in...
Little Trip to Heaven

A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/30/2005
When a scam artist dies with a million-dollar life insurance policy, his sister and her husband try to collect, but an insurance investigator has different plans.
Killshot

Killshot (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 01/22/2009
When a husband and wife witness a shakedown, they discover that the Witness Protection Program is no match for a pair of ruthless killers who want them dead.
Red Rock West

Red Rock West (1994)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 03/23/1994
A young drifter arrives in a small town and is promptly mistaken for a professional hit man. Flat broke, he accepts the assignment, but then real one turns up on the scene.