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Double Indemnity (1944)

Double Indemnity is a brilliant example of film noir which many say set the bar for noir films that followed. The story begins as Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray), and insurance agent, stumbles into his office suffering from a gunshot wound. He dictates a confession of his part in a sordid tale of fraud and murder to his friend and co-worker Barton Keyes (played brilliantly by Edward G. Robinson).

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The Third Man (1949)

The Third Man is a classic British noir film known for its cinematography, most notably the dutch angles and dark, almost surreal atmosphere. It is considered by many to be the best British film of the 20th century and deservedly so. Its unique score was performed completely on the zither by Anton Karas, which became one of the standout aspects of the film, resulting ...

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Them! (1954)

Starring: James Whitmore James Arness Edmund Gwenn Joan Weldon James Whitmore and James Arness have their hands full when atomic testing in New Mexico mutates local ants into gigantic, marauding killers that threaten humankind. Police Sgt. Ben Petersen (James Whitmore) and his partner find a young girl in shock wandering in the desert and while trying to solve the mystery of what ...

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Empire of the Ants (1977)

Starring: Joan Collins WARNING: Contains spoilers! In a nutshell, a sleazy land developer invites a group of prospective buyers on a tour of Dreamland Shores, the new community being built. Little do these people know that some previously dumped toxic waste has mutated common ants into murderous monsters. The members of the group are slowly picked off by the ants, ...

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