56. Portrait of Alison (1955) A man commissions a portrait of Alison, his dead daughter, who was supposed to be killed in an accident with the painter's brother, but turns up alive, while the brother unravels the mystery.
57. I, Anna (2012) More like Oy, Anna, as a detective falls for the prime suspect in a grisly murder.
58. The Legend of Billie Jean (1985) The legend of Billie Jean is about an 80s Texas teen who becomes a modern day Joan of Arc to avenge wrong doing.
59. A Gun for Jennifer (1997) After she is almost raped when arriving in NYC, a female vigilante group gets a gun for Jennifer and inducts her into their gang.
Life is a Bitter Mystery
1. Night World (1932) Love and loss make up the night world at a Prohibition night club.
2. Quick Millions (1931) Gangster Bugs Raymond makes his quick millions by selling insurance against his trucks not rolling.
3. Zoo in Budapest (1933) A lost boy, an escaped orphan and an animal lover wanted by the police have to elude searchers and escaped animals in a zoo in Budapest.
4. Accidental Death (1963) French resistance fighter seeks to kill the man who betrayed him in WW II, but who meets with an accidental death?
5. Who Was Maddox? (1964) A man gets framed for the murder of his wife's rich uncle, but who was Maddox?
6. Dead Man's Chest (1965) Two journalists perpetrate a hoax to show up the established press, but will one of them wind up in a dead man's chest?
7. Hatter's Castle (1942) A prosperous, yet ruthless, hatter in a Scottish town, whose so-called Hatter's Castle home is the envy of all, sees his legacy go up in smoke.
8. Dead Men Are Dangerous (1939) A man drowning in debt stumbles across a dead man, with whom he exchanges identities, only to find out that dead men are dangerous.
9. Night Boat to Dublin (1946) British agents take the night boat to Dublin to prevent atomic secrets falling into the hands of the Nazis.
10. Temptation Harbour (1947) When a railway signalman recovers a valise full of cash from a drowning victim, his indecision as to what to do with the money turns his seaside village into temptation harbour, but there are complications.
11. Poison Pen (1939) On the eve of World War II, a small British village is torn apart by a spate of poison pen letters.
12. Snowbound (1948) A diverse group of people pretending to be not who they appear to be, search for Nazi gold while snowbound in the Alps.
13. I Believe in You (1952) A retired colonial officer becomes a probation officer, whose motto ultimately becomes "I Believe in You."
14. Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948) All the maneuvering and dancing around royal succession turns into a saraband for dead lovers.
15. The Gentle Gunman (1952) The I.R.A during WW II is no place for the gentle gunman who is conflicted about his leader's methods.
16. The Ship That Died of Shame (1955) Three former crew mates buy their WW II gunboat and turn it into a smuggling boat, but on its final run she crashes ito the rocks, almost as if it were a ship that died of shame.
17. The Square Ring (1953) An atypical boxing film that follows the dressing room drama more than the action in the square ring.
18. Violent Playground (1958) Police juvenile liaison officer tries to prevent teens from turning Liverpool into a burning, violent playground.
19. Blind Corner (1965) Woman wants to kill her blind composer husband for the insurance, but he, um, er, sees through her plot, backing her into a blind corner.
20. Blind Horizon (2003) Amnesia victim wakes up in a hospital and thinks he might have something to do with the president's assassination, but his memory is just a blind horizon.
21. Blindsided (1993) An ex-cop turned thief who is recovering from temporarily blindness, winds up being blindsided by love.
22. Môjû aka Blind Beast (1969) A blind sculptor (and his mother!) kidnap a young model for his new art genre of touch, but when his mother dies he turns into a blind beast.
23. Night Without Stars (1951) Every night is a night without stars for a partially blind man who falls in love with a former resistance fighter in the south of France, but when he regains his sight the stars finally align.
24. Pouvoir intime aka Blind Trust (1986) A gang places their blind trust in a plan to rob an armored car, but their trust is misplaced as the heist goes wrong.
25. Witness in the Dark (1959) The only witness to a murder is a blind woman - but will this witness in the dark survive the killer's attempts at silencing her?
26. Faces in the Dark (1960) An inventor is blinded in a lab accident - are the faces in the dark that he perceives trying help him, or kill him?
27. Jennifer Eight (1992) A cop investigates a multiple murderer, whose victims the cops dub Jennifer, but his only witness is blind and he doesn't want her to become Jennifer Eight.
28. 11:14 (2003) Rashomon-like version of a car crash that happened at 11:14 PM.
29. ...tick... tick... tick... (1970) The election of a black sheriff in a southern town lights an explosive fuse.
30. 2 Days in the Valley (1996) Seemingly random strangers intersect in a story of mayhem and murder during 2 Days in the Valley.
31. 36 Hours to Kill (1936) A gangster on the lam has won the sweepstakes, with 36 hours to kill on the train on the way to collect it, while pursued by the law and a reporter.
32. 9:06 (2009) A police inspector investigating the mysterious death of a man at 9:06 PM slowly assumes his identity.
33. Murder at 3am (1953) A serial killer only commits murder at 3 A.M. but who would guess it's the detective's sister's boyfriend's half-brother?
34. Midnight Manhunt (1945) The murder of a jewel thief leads to a midnight manhunt for the constantly missing corpse.
35. The Unguarded Hour (1936) Trying to save her husband from a scandal, a woman becomes a witness to a possible murder, in an unguarded hour, but she can't testify lest it harm her husband's career.
36. Tomorrow Never Comes (1978) Frank finds out his girlfriend has been shacking up with another man, so he takes her hostage, but once the police get involved tomorrow never comes.
37. Tomorrow We Live (1942) One night in the desert black marketers The Ghost and Pops get what's coming to them, but at least Pop's daughter and her army boyfriend can say "tomorrow we live!"
38. Twelve Crowded Hours (1939) Murder, frame-ups and more are packed into twelve crowded hours.
39. When the Clock Strikes (1961) When the clock strikes 12, an innocent man is hanged, but then we find out we wasn't that innocent.
40. When Tomorrow Comes (1939) When tomorrow comes will Phillipe leave his mentally ill wife for Helen, or are they doomed to suffer?
41. The Night Has Eyes (1942) The night has eyes but not even they can see who the real killers are, or what their motive is.
42. Eight O'clock Walk (1954) A fateful eight O'clock walk to work leads an innocent man to be accused of a child's murder.
43. Home at Seven (1952) A banker arrives home at seven as usual on Tuesday, but can't remember anything from Monday, including the robbery and murder that he's accused of.
44. Midnight Episode (1950) A busker's midnight episode starts when he finds a dead man's wallet, and both the police and the killer set off after him.
45. Night Was Our Friend (1951) Reappearing two years after his plane crashed in the jungle, a man must face the demons that kept him alive all that time, which no longer can sustain him back home.
46. Escape by Night (1953) An Italian mobster who makes his escape by night winds up hiding out with a hard drinking reporter who is after his story.
47. Great Day (1945) It's a great day when Eleanor Roosevelt pays a wartime visit to an English village - or is it?
48. Desperate Moment (1953) As a result of a post World War II desperate moment, a man is accused of killing a British Soldier, but his girlfriend works to find the truth and set him free.
49. Fanny by Gaslight (1944) Victorian soap opera noir about the ups and downs of an illegitimate daughter who finally finds love, by gaslight.
50. Jassy (1947) Jassy gains revenge on the man who caused the death of her father.
51. The Late Edwina Black (1951) Evidently the late Edwina Black had been poisoned, and it's up to Inspector Martin to uncover the murderer.
52. Eva (1962) Jet-setting, gold-digging femme fatale Eva leads a successful writer around by his, um, er, nose, into total humiliation.
53. Lola (1981) Lola, a singer in a brothel, finds herself in a love triangle with an unscrupulous building developer and a highly principled building commissioner.
54. Mystery of Marie Roget (1942) The police have to solve the mystery of Marie Roget, a popular actress who disappeared, reappeared, disappeared again and then was found murdered.
55. My Cousin Rachel (1952) The question Philip must ask himself forever: "My cousin Rachel, were you innocent or guilty?"