Top 10 awesome movies like Strange Illusion that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Strange Illusion and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Edgar G. Ulmer, Jimmy Lydon and Warren William . Here goes the list -

  1. The Night Holds Terror
  2. The Gangster
  3. Jamaica Run
  4. Night Editor
  5. Crossroads
  6. The Brighton Strangler
  7. Nocturne
  8. Women's Prison
  9. Repeat Performance
  10. Shadowed
  1. The Night Holds Terror

    The Night Holds Terror

    A group of escaped convicts take over a suburban home to evade the ongoing police manhunt, making the lives of the family living there a nightmare. The longer the men stay there, the more the tensions build and the more likely it becomes a tragedy will occur. Based on a real-life hostage-taking.

    This movie, created by Andrew L. Stone, Jack Kelly and Hildy Parks, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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  2. The Gangster

    The Gangster

    Shubunka (Barry Sulivan) is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner. The police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll.

    This movie, created by Gordon Wiles, Barry Sullivan and Belita, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

  3. Jamaica Run

    Jamaica Run

    In Jamaica, amid murder and deceit, a schooner skipper and a land developer search for the sunken ship containing proof regarding the identity of the true heirs of a legendary Jamaican estate.

    This movie, created by Lewis R. Foster, Ray Milland and Arlene Dahl, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

    You can watch this on Youtube, Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video and Microsoft Store.

  4. Night Editor

    Night Editor

    "Night Editor" was based on the already existing radio program in which a newspaper editor would recount the 'inside story' of some bit newspaper story, and later became a television series: This time, a night editor of a newspaper is telling a story to a young reporter, who is neglecting his job and wife and beginning to drink too much. The story begins as a police detective, although devoted to his wife and young son, has entered into an affair with a society girl, also married, and while they are parked out in the boonies on a lonely road, they witness a murder. The detective, because of the circumstances of being where he is for the reason he is there, does not attempt to catch the killer and does not report the crime. He is later assigned the case and soon realizes that an innocent man is about to take the blame, and the only way he can clear him is to arrest the killer and become a witness against him. The story-teller also has a vested interest in the old case.

    This movie, created by Henry Levin, William Gargan and Janis Carter, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

  5. Crossroads

    Crossroads

    An amnesiac French diplomat is blackmailed for crimes that he committed before he lost his memory.

    This movie, created by Jack Conway, William Powell and Hedy Lamarr, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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  6. The Brighton Strangler

    The Brighton Strangler

    After suffering a head injury during the Blitz, an actor comes to believe himself to be the Brighton Strangler, the murderer he was playing onstage.

    This movie, created by Max Nosseck, John Loder and June Duprez, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

  7. Nocturne

    Nocturne

    In 1940s Los Angeles, when womanizing composer Keith Vincent is found dead, the inquest concludes it was a suicide but police detective Joe Warne isn't so sure.

    This movie, created by Edwin L. Marin, George Raft and Lynn Bari, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Vudu and Amazon Video.

  8. Women's Prison

    Women's Prison

    Life at a 1950s women's maximum security prison where the warden and the guards are as brutal as the inmates.

    This movie, created by Lewis Seiler, Ida Lupino and Jan Sterling, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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  9. Repeat Performance

    Repeat Performance

    On New Year's Eve 1946, Sheila Page kills her husband Barney. She wishes that she could relive 1946 and avoid the mistakes that she made throughout the year. Her wish comes true but cheating fate proves more difficult than she anticipated.

    This movie, created by Alfred L. Werker, Louis Hayward and Joan Leslie, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

  10. Shadowed

    Shadowed

    Fred J. Johnson (Lloyd Corrigan) scores a hole-in-one but his next drive, using the lucky, initialed golf ball, soars out of bounds and lands near a spot where some counterfeiters are burying a murder victim. Then begins a series of events in which he is hounded and threatened by the killers. The consequences of his not reporting what he saw to the police lead to a climax in which is daughter is held hostage by the crooks.

    This movie, created by John Sturges, Anita Louise and Lloyd Corrigan, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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