Top 10 awesome movies like The Lawless that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Lawless 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 Joseph Losey, Macdonald Carey and Gail Russell . Here goes the list -

  1. The Gangster
  2. Joe MacBeth
  3. House of Numbers
  4. Ladies in Retirement
  5. Escape in the Fog
  6. The Naked City
  7. Tension
  8. Post Office Investigator
  9. Strangers in the Night
  10. Shadow on the Wall
  1. 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

  2. Joe MacBeth

    Joe MacBeth

    Shakespeare (more-or-less) in modern gangster setting. Lily MacBeth pushes her husband Joe to rub out the reigning crime boss and become the new "kingpin" himself. Success is short- lived, however, as he confronts Lennie, a mobster whose father and wife are Joe's murder victims.

    This movie, created by Ken Hughes, Paul Douglas and Ruth Roman, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

  3. House of Numbers

    House of Numbers

    San Quentin prison inmate Arnie Judlow asks his twin brother Bill and his wife Ruth to assist him in a daring escape plan.

    This movie, created by Russell Rouse, Jack Palance and Harold J. Stone, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

  4. Ladies in Retirement

    Ladies in Retirement

    The housekeeper to a retired actress tries at the same time to look after her own two emotionally disturbed sisters, with dramatic results.

    This movie, created by Charles Vidor, Ida Lupino and Louis Hayward, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

  5. Escape in the Fog

    Escape in the Fog

    During WW2, an army nurse on R&R in San Francisco has a premonition about witnessing a murder attempt against a G-man by Nazi agents.

    This movie, created by Budd Boetticher, Otto Kruger and Nina Foch, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

  6. The Naked City

    The Naked City

    New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder.

    This movie, created by Jules Dassin, Barry Fitzgerald and Howard Duff, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Film-Noir | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

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  7. Tension

    Tension

    A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife's lover.

    This movie, created by John Berry, Richard Basehart and Audrey Totter, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Film-Noir | Drama

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  8. Post Office Investigator

    Post Office Investigator

    A young postman becomes involved in the theft of rare stamps featuring inverted images of the Statue of Liberty. Along the way he encounters attractive criminal Clara Kelso, double-crossing gang members, and Post Office Inspectors.

    This movie, created by George Blair, Audrey Long and Warren Douglas, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

  9. Strangers in the Night

    Strangers in the Night

    A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific. When the soldier returns back to the States, he goes to look up his pen pal, and is told by the "mother" that the daughter has moved away. An acquaintance of the women tells the soldier the truth, and in a rage the "mother" kills her. In order to cover up that crime, she realizes she must kill the soldier, too.

    This movie, created by Anthony Mann, William Terry and Virginia Grey, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

  10. Shadow on the Wall

    Shadow on the Wall

    A woman kills her beautiful sister in a rage after finding out she has an affair with her fiancé, and later plans on killing the little girl who may have witnessed the murder.

    This movie, created by Pat Jackson, Ann Sothern and Zachary Scott, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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