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Old 09-18-01, 09:48 AM
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Recommendation for modern film noir

Can anyone recommend newer movies in the film noir type?
Some examples: L.A. Confidential and Basic Instinct.
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Blood Simple (1984)
Chinatown (1974)
Dark City (1998)
Miller's Crossing (1990)
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Payback(1999)
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Devil in a Blue Dress
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ONE FALSE MOVE
RED ROCK WEST
A SIMPLE PLAN
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A lot of those above + Body Heat (1981) and Bound (1996)
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Chinatown (1974).
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Too impatient to wait for The Man Who Wasn't There?

PS I cast my vote for Dark City.
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Some good modern "noirish" films (I'm not crazy about the term "neo-noir", and NO modern film can be considered a true film noir, in my opinion):

Chinatown
Miller's Crossing (And check out "The Glass Key" for the inspiration)
Blood Simple
Devil In A Blue Dress
The Grifters

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Dead Again - never gets any cred from movie people, but I really liked it.
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One "noirish" film not mentioned yet that I'd recommend:

The Last Seduction
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Thanks for the replies. I'll check out some of these.
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Originally posted by Llama
Dead Again - never gets any cred from movie people, but I really liked it.
I give that one props. Didn't particularly care for
Spoiler:
the whole scissor motif thing
but that's just me.

More good modern film noir:

Fargo
Body Heat
Spanish Prisoner

I don't know if Pi is really a noir film.
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The Last Seduction (Linda Fiorentino....*drool*)
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Originally posted by Rand
One "noirish" film not mentioned yet that I'd recommend:

The Last Seduction
Marty mentioned it above, right before my post (where I would've mentioned it if Marty hadn't).

But then again, a great one like TLS can always use more props
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i'll second the suggestion of Bound...check this one out.
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After just watching it again tonight after 15 years, I'll give a strong second to "Blood Simple". That's one fine movie.
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Payback is a pirce of crap compared to the original: Point Blank starring the baddest mofo around: Lee Marvin.


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Originally posted by tor_greg
Too impatient to wait for The Man Who Wasn't There?
That's one I will definitely be seeing. Probably my most anticipated movie this year. The Coens have yet to make a movie that I don't absolutely love.

Here is the trailer for those who haven't seen it yet:
http://www.themanwhowasntthere.com/trailer.htm

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