Film Noir: A Guide : Pop Culture Happy Hour Your calendar might say it's November, but among movie buffs, this month is also known as Noirvember. It's a time to settle in and enjoy an old movie that features a washed up detective, a sultry femme fatale, or hardened criminals. And whether you're familiar with the genre or looking for great places to start, we're here to help by recommending a few great noirs.

Noir films you can't miss

Noir films you can't miss

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Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney in the 1944 film noir classic, Laura. Donaldson Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney in the 1944 film noir classic, Laura.

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Your calendar might say it's November, but among movie buffs, this month is also known as Noirvember. It's a time to settle in and enjoy an old movie that features a washed up detective, a sultry femme fatale, or hardened criminals. And whether you're familiar with the genre or looking for great places to start, we're here to help by recommending a few great noirs.

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