Dan Duryea Films Noir

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1. The Little Foxes (1941)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, Romance

The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the twentieth century.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Votes: 9,349

2. The Woman in the Window (1944)

Approved | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, Edmund Breon

Votes: 12,207

3. Ministry of Fear (1944)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Stephen Neale has just been released from an asylum during World War 2 in England when he stumbles on a deadly Nazi spy plot by accident, and tries to stop it.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond, Hillary Brooke

Votes: 6,072

4. Main Street After Dark (1945)

Approved | 57 min | Drama

An unscrupulous woman and her brood prey on soldiers and sailors in an embarkation city.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Edward Arnold, Selena Royle, Tom Trout, Audrey Totter

Votes: 137

5. The Great Flamarion (1945)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

Part of an entertainment act, a beautiful but unscrupulous female performer manipulates all the men in her life in order to achieve her aims.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Mary Beth Hughes, Dan Duryea, Steve Barclay

Votes: 892

6. Lady on a Train (1945)

Approved | 94 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

In New York, a woman who partially witnesses a killing from a train window seeks the aid of a crime novelist to solve the murder.

Director: Charles David | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy, Edward Everett Horton, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 1,437

7. Scarlet Street (1945)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of the fortune they mistakenly assume he possesses.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay

Votes: 12,715

8. Black Angel (1946)

Passed | 81 min | Adventure, Crime, Film-Noir

When Kirk Bennett is convicted of a singer's murder, his wife tries to prove him innocent...aided by the victim's ex-husband.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Dan Duryea, June Vincent, Peter Lorre, Broderick Crawford

Votes: 2,314

9. White Tie and Tails (1946)

Passed | 81 min | Comedy

A wealthy family goes on vacation, leaving their butler in charge of their house. The butler meets a beautiful woman, and soon gets himself in all sorts of trouble.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Dan Duryea, Ella Raines, William Bendix, Frank Jenks

Votes: 39

10. Another Part of the Forest (1948)

Approved | 107 min | Drama, Romance

This 'prequel' to The Little Foxes tells how the ruthless members of the old-South Hubbard family got that way.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Fredric March, Dan Duryea, Edmond O'Brien, Ann Blyth

Votes: 382

11. Larceny (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A con man sets out to swindle a widow out of the money she's received to build a memorial to her war-hero husband, but winds up falling in love with her instead.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Payne, Joan Caulfield, Dan Duryea, Shelley Winters

Votes: 162

12. Criss Cross (1949)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

An armored truck driver and his lovely ex-wife conspire with a gang to have his own truck robbed on the route.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

Votes: 6,377

13. Manhandled (1949)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

The secretary to a phony psychiatrist finds herself caught up in the murder of a patient's wife and realizes that her life is also in danger.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Dan Duryea, Dorothy Lamour, Sterling Hayden, Irene Hervey

Votes: 426

14. Too Late for Tears (1949)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even if it means murder.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 3,145

15. One Way Street (1950)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

After stealing a gangster's money and his girlfriend, a doctor heads for a small village in Mexico.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: James Mason, Märta Torén, Dan Duryea, Basil Ruysdael

Votes: 323

16. Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

US Treasury agent George Morton persuades convicted criminal Johnny Evans to help him destroy a drug smuggling ring in exchange for early parole.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Howard Duff, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Tony Curtis

Votes: 319

17. Winchester '73 (1950)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Drama, Western

The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally

Votes: 15,294

18. The Underworld Story (1950)

Passed | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

The story of the fight of a small-town newspaper to free an innocent girl of a murder charge, with the publisher of a metropolitan city newspaper heading, by forced circumstances, the opposing forces.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Dan Duryea, Herbert Marshall, Gale Storm, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 564

19. Chicago Calling (1951)

75 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

A poor father makes monumental efforts to get money to keep his phone installed, so he can get word on his critically injured little daughter.

Director: John Reinhardt | Stars: Dan Duryea, Mary Anderson, Gordon Gebert, Ross Elliott

Votes: 186

20. China Smith (1952– )

30 min | Adventure

Con artist and private eye China Smith works out of a bar in Singapore, roaming Asia in search of beautiful women (who like his tough style) and quick money. His nemeses are the friendly British Inspector and the scheming "empress."

Stars: Dan Duryea, Douglass Dumbrille, Myrna Dell, Clarence Lung

Votes: 16

21. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)
Episode: Double Exposure (1953)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A dedicated but bumbling assistant press photographer inadvertently documents political corruption.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Dan Duryea, George Brent, Marvin Kaplan, Jean Willes

22. Thunder Bay (1953)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

Shrimpers and oilmen clash when an ambitious wildcatter begins constructing an off-shore oilrig.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Dan Duryea

Votes: 1,397

23. Terror Street (1953)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama

An American pilot AWOL from the states is framed for his wife's murder and has just 36 hours to prove his innocence.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: Dan Duryea, Elsie Albiin, Gudrun Ure, Eric Pohlmann

Votes: 168

24. World for Ransom (1954)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

In Singapore, a private detective and the British authorities are on the trail of a crime syndicate that kidnaps a nuclear physicist with the aim of selling him to the highest bidder.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Dan Duryea, Gene Lockhart, Patric Knowles, Reginald Denny

Votes: 326

25. Silver Lode (1954)

Approved | 81 min | Western

In Silver Lode, Dan Ballard is arrested by 4 Marshals for murder and theft but he denies the charges and searches for the real culprit even as the townsfolk start abandoning him.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: John Payne, Lizabeth Scott, Dan Duryea, Dolores Moran

Votes: 1,438

26. This Is My Love (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

Via, an unstable young woman, is stuck in a loveless marriage to a bitter, crippled man. When her younger sister pays a visit with her new boyfriend, Via sets her sights on the handsome young man.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Linda Darnell, Rick Jason, Dan Duryea, Faith Domergue

Votes: 76

27. The Star and the Story (1955– )
Episode: The Lie (1955)

30 min | Drama

As a young girl, Laura's lie put a man in prison for twenty years, and now, years later, she wants to make up for it with the man she lied about, but he wants revenge.

Director: Alvin Ganzer | Stars: Dan Duryea, Beverly Garland, Jo Gilbert, Mack Williams

Votes: 19

28. The Marauders (1955)

Approved | 81 min | Western

An innocent squatter in Arizona Territory, Jeff Richards, builds a home in a box canyon, and then has to battle to survive as Dan Duryea and his small army of gunfighters try to evict him.

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Dan Duryea, Jeff Richards, Keenan Wynn, Jarma Lewis

Votes: 155

29. Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955–1958)
Episode: Nailed Down (1955)

30 min | Drama

A fleeing gang leader is also a doctor and seeks refuge at the ranch of a former cohort whose wife is dangerously ill in childbirth. If the outlaw stays to save the woman, he will be captured.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Jane Wyman, Gene Barry, Terry Becker, Dan Duryea

30. Storm Fear (1955)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

After being wounded by a bullet, bank robber Charlie Blake seeks shelter with his gang at his brother's mountain retreat. There he rekindles his romance with his brother's wife and reconnects with the boy he believes is his son.

Director: Cornel Wilde | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Dan Duryea, Lee Grant

Votes: 383

31. The New Adventures of China Smith (1954–1956)

Action, Adventure, Drama

In this syndicated series China Smith is an adventurer based in 1950's Singapore. He takes on an array jobs to earn money, from fleecing the deserving to doing investigative work. Hobson is... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Duryea, Nestor Paiva, Keith McConnell, Regina Gleason

Votes: 20

32. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)
Episode: The Frightened Witness (1957)

Not Rated | 30 min | Drama

Leaving his shop,a butcher witnesses a car run down a man on the street, but before he can give the police a description, he's threatened by a gangster.The victim was a crime investigator, ... See full summary »

Director: Anton Leader | Stars: Dan Duryea, Harold J. Stone, Barbara Billingsley, Herbert Rudley

Votes: 9

33. The Burglar (1957)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

Dan Duryea and his cronies rob a fake spiritualist and then take it on the lam to Atlantic City.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Dan Duryea, Jayne Mansfield, Martha Vickers, Peter Capell

Votes: 1,028

34. Slaughter on 10th Avenue (1957)

Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A brave longshoreman lingers on after being gunned down by 3 racketeers, as a determined assistant D.A. searches hard for fearful witnesses against the men.

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Richard Egan, Jan Sterling, Dan Duryea, Julie Adams

Votes: 294

35. Suspicion (1957–1958)
Episode: Doomsday (1957)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A master of disguise plans a payroll theft with the only two men that know his true identity.

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Dan Duryea, Robert Middleton, Charles Bronson, Edward Binns

Votes: 15

37. The David Niven Show (1959– )
Episode: The Vengeance (1959)

30 min | Drama

A small-town police officer acts as bait to recapture an escaped murderer he helped to convict several years ago.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Dan Duryea, Dorothy Green, Adam Williams, Robin Warga

38. Platinum High School (1960)

95 min | Drama

At an exclusive military academy on Sabre Island (played by Catalina Island), attended by rich young delinquents who think money puts them above the law. Enter Steve Conway (Mickey Rooney) ... See full summary »

Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Terry Moore, Dan Duryea, Conway Twitty

Votes: 67

39. The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960– )
Episode: Sign of the Zodiac (1961)

30 min | Drama

After the death of her husband, Madge Terry goes to a psychic accompanied by her sister-in-law Helene. Pierre claims to be in touch with the deceased's spirit, which Madge fears will reveal something she wants kept secret.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Blondell, James Chandler, Dan Duryea

Votes: 14

40. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: Three Wives Too Many (1964)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

One of a bigamist's 4 wives, takes it on her own to track down and kill the other three women.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright, Dan Duryea, Linda Lawson

Votes: 163

41. Do You Know This Voice? (1964)

80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In England, two criminals kidnap a child for ransom and make their ransom demands in a disguised voice from a phone booth.

Director: Frank Nesbitt | Stars: Dan Duryea, Isa Miranda, Gwen Watford, Peter Madden

Votes: 163

42. Walk a Tightrope (1964)

Not Rated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In England, an American expat is hired by a woman to kill her ex-husband but things are not what they seem to be at first glance.

Director: Frank Nesbitt | Stars: Dan Duryea, Patricia Owens, Terence Cooper, Richard Leech

Votes: 41

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