Neo-noir movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant neo-noir movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out neo noir, suspense, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful and serious films and TV shows about / with neo-noir, murder, violence, crimes, vengeance, dialogue, revenge, twists & turns, cigarette smoking and crime plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as neo-noir: Red Rock West (1993), Only God Forgives (2013), Cowboy Bebop (1998), Blood Simple (1984), Body Heat (1981), Kill Me Again (1989), In Bruges (2008), Shattered (1991), Nightcrawler (2014), Gone Girl (2014).

List of neo-noir movies

 7.0
 21K
Red Rock West (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, sexy, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo-noir, hitman, small town, criminal, unemployment, crimes, danger, drifter, femme fatale, crime gone awry, gas station, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, wyoming, usa
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Only God Forgives (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, France, USA, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Julian, who runs a Thai boxing club as a front organization for his family's drug smuggling operation, is forced by his mother Jenna to find and kill the individual responsible for his brother's recent death.
Style: neo noir, stylized, atmospheric, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: neo-noir, vengeance, neon light, punishment, surrealism, family relations, owner, loss of son, criminal heroes, violence, domineering mother, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
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 8.9
 95K
Cowboy Bebop (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In 2071, roughly fifty years after an accident with a hyperspace gateway made the Earth almost uninhabitable, humanity has colonized most of the rocky planets and moons of the Solar System. Amid a rising crime rate, the Inter Solar System Police ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bounty hunter, outer space, jazz, future dystopia, escapades, friendship, space travel, neo-noir, hacker, buddies, fighting crime, warrior ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 7.6
 92K
Blood Simple (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, cynical ...
Plot: extramarital affair, private detective, neo-noir, hitman, murder, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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 7.4
 33K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, sexual, neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, adultery, neo-noir, lust, betrayal, crimes, crime, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, small town, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
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Kill Me Again (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After Faye and her psychotic boyfriend, Vince, successfully rob a mob courier, Faye decides to abscond with the loot. She heads to Reno, where she hires feckless private investigator Jack Andrews to help fake her death. He pulls the scheme off and ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: neo-noir, private detective, faked death, psychopath, femme fatale, crimes, chase, couples, cons and scams, couple relations, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, arizona
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 7.9
 401K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, tragicomedy, twist ending, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, irish, tourist, hitman, guilt, haunted by the past, death, neo-noir, suicidal, redemption, partners, canadian stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, dublin ireland, ireland ...
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 6.5
 9K
Shattered (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet ...
Style: disturbing, neo noir, erotic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, investigation, infidelity, murder, neo-noir, suspicion, mind game, haunted by the past, car accident, mystery, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
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 7.8
 491K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: neo noir, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: journalism, sociopath, twists & turns, journalist, character study, morality, cynicism, graphic violence, obsession, ambition, neo-noir, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california
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 8.1
 901K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, missing person, murder mystery, twists & turns, manipulation, investigation, missing wife, disappearance, femme fatale, infidelity, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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 7.1
 20K
Croupier (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, clever, tense, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, casino, croupier, cons and scams, roulette, crimes, crime, neo-noir, dishonesty, femme fatale, love and romance, writer's life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, south africa, united kingdom
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 7.3
 145K
Rounders (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.
Style: neo noir, serious, clever, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, friendship, cards, card playing, mafia, judge, addiction, neo-noir, life is a bitch, cons and scams, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city, texas, las vegas
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Perpetual Grace LTD (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: James, a disgraced firefighter turned grifter, seizes a chance, illicit opportunity to reverse his life’s worsening course as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown, who turns out to be far more dangerous than he appears.
Style: neo noir, exciting, tense, suspense, odd ...
Plot: con artists, neo-noir, catholic priest, murder, secrets, crimes, dark humor, church, money, family, sheriff, past coming back to haunt ...
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 6.3
 14K
WHAT / IF (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: In this neo-noir thriller series, a pair of cash-strapped newlyweds accept a lucrative but morally dubious offer from a mysterious female benefactor.
Style: neo noir, anthology, disturbing, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychology, couple relations, neo-noir, power, marriage, sex, money, blonde, money problems, business, nothing goes right, blonde woman ...
Place: san francisco
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 5.5
 32K
Mute (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, tech noir, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, mute, technology, bartender, neo-noir, amish, prostitution, bar fight, doctor, male objectification, robotics, underwater scene ...
Time: near future, future
Place: germany, berlin germany
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 7.6
 21K
New World (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal gang, undercover cop, working undercover, gang war, moral dilemma, crimes, mafia, mind game, police chief, group of criminals, mole ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
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 5.7
 7K
No Mercy (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, chase, crimes, crime, fighting crime, danger, neo-noir, pursuit, crime boss, death of partner, swamp ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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Too Old to Die Young (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 758 min.
TV show
Story: The numb existences of Martin Jones, a police officer with secrets to hide, and Jesus, a traumatized avenging son, collide in a ghostly Los Angeles where several ruthless criminal gangs fight for their turf and dictate who lives and who dies.
Style: neo noir, art house, artsy, bloody, suspense ...
Plot: sex with a minor, vigilantism, criminal underworld, shooting, neo-noir, double life, gang war, police brutality, social satire, torture, police officer killed, hitman ...
Place: los angeles
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The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, neo noir, sexual, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, betrayal, money, couples, crime, small town, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, runaway, bitch, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, dallas texas, iraq, chicago illinois ...
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Against All Odds (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to obsession. Obsession turned to murder. And now the price of freedom might be ...
Style: sexy, neo noir, suspenseful, scenic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, gangsters, rescue, dangerous attraction, power relations, couples, dishonesty, danger, against the odds, romance, fall in love, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, california
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 5.4
 848
Glass Chin (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey with his girlfriend, Bud longs for his former Manhattan glory. In an effort to get back in the game, he makes a ...
Style: neo noir, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: boxer, murder, neo-noir, restaurant, christmas, revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, buddhism, boxing, restaurateur ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, usa
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 6.7
 3K
Too Late (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Explores the tangled relationship between a troubled private investigator and the missing woman he's hired to help find.
Style: neo noir, captivating, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, private investigator, neo-noir, missing woman, stripper, strip club, dissection, danger, uncover truth, violence, couples, missing person ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Man from Reno (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stranger in the increasingly strange city of San Francisco, Japanese crime novelist Aki is unsure of precisely what role she has to play in a real-life murder mystery involving ambiguous MacGuffins and amorphous identities. Unfolding in lonely ...
Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mysterious character, investigation, amateur detective, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, neo-noir, love affair, small town, writer's life, extramarital affair, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Sweet Virginia (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former rodeo champ befriends a young man with a propensity for violence.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: robbery, murder, neo-noir, death, rodeo cowboy, home invasion, rodeo, small town, stranger, family business, breaking and entering, psychopath ...
Place: virginia
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Manhattan Night (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Porter Wren is a Manhattan tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy, and anything that passes for the truth. At home, he is a dedicated husband and father. But when Caroline, a seductive stranger asks him to ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: blackmail, investigation, neo-noir, newspaper man, temptation, death, affair, journalist, secret, husband wife relationship, incest, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, usa, new york
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 7.5
 4K
Reprisal (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: A hyper-noir story that follows a relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, sets out to take revenge against her brother and his bombastic gang of gear-heads.
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, bloody, disturbing
Plot: gang leader, neo-noir, revenge, gang, femme fatale, vengeance, danger, murder, crimes, violence, brutality, adaptation ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa
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 7.3
 18K
Phoenix (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.
Style: neo noir, psychological, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: survivor, haunted by the past, physical appearance, betrayal, singing, neo-noir, husband wife relationship, hospital, strong female character, surgery, obsession, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, 40s, post world war two ...
Place: europe, berlin germany, germany, switzerland, tel aviv israel ...
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 6.3
 39K
Deadfall (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murderous pair, brother sister incest, criminal heroes, cons and scams, on the run, homecoming, crimes, crime, murder, crime gone awry, robbery, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, detroit, boston
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Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: psychological thriller, neo noir, psychological, suspense, brutal ...
Plot: rape and murder, revenge, ex husband ex wife relationship, writers, symbolism, loss of family, rape, murder of family, novelist, husband wife relationship, vigilantism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, texas
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 6.0
 7K
Bloodline (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evan values family above all else, and anyone who gets between him, his wife, and newborn son learns that the hard way. But when it comes to violent tendencies, it seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
Style: dark, suspense, bloody, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: blood, hospital, murder, revenge, family, psychologist, psychopath, mother son relationship, school, neo-noir, night, murder of a nude woman ...
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