10 Best Neo-Noir Movies Ever Made


8º – Chinatown (Roman Polanski, 1974)Classic by Roman Polanski, ‘Chinatown’ brings in its plot the investigation of a private detective in a case of adultery. However, little by little, the detective finds himself exposed in a much larger and more dangerous investigation. Jack Nicholson is the protagonist of the film, having a more restrained performance, leaving all the brightness to the incredible noir atmosphere that Polanski manages to create in the film.


7º – The Man Who Wasn’t There (Joel Coen, 2001)A lonely and melancholic barber discovers that his wife is cheating on him, deciding to change the paths of his life and set up a plan to make money from the situation. However, little by little, the plan fails, leaving the man in an unpleasant situation. Little remembered in the filmography of the Coen brothers, ‘The Man Who Wasn’t There’ is an irreproachable film. Possessing all the highest quality elements of the filmmakers’ cinema, this film still contains a masterful performance by actor Billy Bob Thornton in front of the protagonist.

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