Gangs of New York (1938)

Gangs of New York 1938 Full length crime drama. Fans of 1930’s gangster movies and crime films will enjoy this outrageous “B” mobster movie. A brave police officer goes undercover in order to impersonate a jailed mob boss and infiltrate his organization in order to bring it down. synopsis – Broken Trout – source

Blonde in Bondage (1957)

Blonde in bondage 1957 movie. Swedish cinema take on film noir crime dramas. An American reporter is sent to sent to do a story in Sweden, gets involved in a car crash and a sultry night club singer. Set in a traveling carnival (not unlike “girl on the run”) our reporter hero tries to free … Read more

The Violent Years (1956)

The Violent Years 1956 full movie. Film noir crime drama written by Ed Wood. Despite that, this really is a good 1950s crime noir movie. The spoiled daughter of wealthy parents gets her kicks by leading a gang of bored women like herself. The gang dresses up like men, robs gas stations, and hassles the … Read more

Borderline (1950) Film noir

Borderline 1950 full movie. Borderline is a 1950 American film noir crime film starring Fred MacMurray Raymond Burr and Claire Trevor. Pete Ritchie (Raymond Burr) runs a smuggling operation to the USA from Mexico, which the Los Angeles Police Department and the US federal government have unsuccessfully tried to stop. Because of Ritchie’s careful operating … Read more

Three Steps North (1951) Crime noir full movie

Three Steps North 1951 full movie. 1950’s film noir crime drama stars Lloyd “sea hunt” Bridges as he looks for some money he stashed before the war. A good crime noir movie. – Broken Trout – source

Kill Or Be Killed (1950) Lawrence Tierney

Kill Or Be Killed 1950 full length film noir movies starring Lawrence Tierney. 1950s film noir crime mystery set in the South American jungle has an American (Tierney) framed for a crime he did not commit. He is soon on an adventure to find the real culprit in classic film noir style. synopsis by – … Read more

World for Ransom (1954) Film noir movie full length

World for Ransom (1954) Full length Film noir crime drama movie starring Dan Duryea. The film was set in Singapore and Duryea plays a veteran working in Singapore as a private detective. He takes on a case from a former girlfriend who thinks her husband is involved in criminal activities. After a very important nuclear … Read more

Shield For Murder (1954)

Shield for Murder 1954 full movie. Exciting film noir crime drama starring Edmond O’Brien as Lieutenant Barney Nolan a corrupt police detective who has been a cop for 16 years. John Agar is very impressive as Sgt. Brewster, “Barney’s” pal and one time protege. review by Broken Trout source

The Last Mile (1932) Crime drama movie

The Last Mile 1932 movie. 1930’s Crime drama, full length black and white American prison film. 1930s crime movies is about life on “the last mile”, a few of these convicts have been wrongfully accused and convicted, most are guilty and have nothing to look forward to except “old sparky” the electric chair. Our hero … Read more

Gallant Lady (1942)

Gallant Lady 1942 movie. crime drama romance film. Dr. Walsh, near the end of a 4 year prison stretch is taken prisoner by female convicts in order to aid their escape. Released on a desolate road She tries to go back to prison and explain what happened but She is already wanted as an escaped … Read more

I’ll Sell My Life (1941) Crime noir movie

I’ll Sell My Life 1941 full movie. Outrageous crime drama noir has a woman willing to sell her life for $20,000 getting involved with some 1940’s gangster types. She needs the cash to pay for her blind artist brothers operation, (whom she probably blinded) Enter an inquisitive newspaper owner/lawyer to get to the bottom of … Read more

Prison Mutiny (1943) Crime Drama Movie

Prison Mutiny 1943 crime drama movie. Of the 1940’s crime films, old prison escape movies can be some of the more interesting dramas. Filmed at San Quentin State Prison with Milburn Stone (Doc from Gunsmoke) as the prison warden who tries to rehabilitate a rich playboy who is doing hard time but claims to be … Read more