Top 25+ Black & White Movies for Screenwriters!

A Listmania! list by Mr M W Prince
 
The 39 Steps [DVD][1939 version starring Robert Donat]
1.  The 39 Steps [DVD][1939 version starring Robert Donat] DVD ~ Robert Donat
4.40   Used & New from: 1.00
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It Happened One Night [DVD]
2.  It Happened One Night [DVD] DVD ~ Clark Gable
Used & New from: 0.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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Mr Smith Goes To Washington [DVD] [2001]
3.  Mr Smith Goes To Washington [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ James Stewart
19.99   Used & New from: 5.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Casablanca -- Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1942]
4.  Casablanca -- Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1942] DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
The list author says:
  "If you don't have this then you're not serious..."
Used & New from: 1.16
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (198 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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It's A Wonderful Life [DVD]
5.  It's A Wonderful Life [DVD] DVD ~ James Stewart
The list author says:
  "Just because..."
11.48   Used & New from: 1.45
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (531 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Double Indemnity [DVD] [1944]
6.  Double Indemnity [DVD] [1944] DVD ~ Fred Macmurry
4.00   Used & New from: 1.56
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Maltese Falcon (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
7.  The Maltese Falcon (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
16.98   Used & New from: 3.15
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)

Notorious [1946] [DVD]
8.  Notorious [1946] [DVD] DVD ~ Cary Grant
4.10   Used & New from: 2.42
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

The Big Sleep [1946] [DVD]
9.  The Big Sleep [1946] [DVD] DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
The list author says:
  "A great film noir movie. There's more out there. Check IMDB.com's Film Noir list."
5.39   Used & New from: 3.23
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

Great Expectations [DVD]
10.  Great Expectations [DVD] DVD ~ John Mills
4.10   Used & New from: 2.80
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

12 Angry Men [DVD] [1957]
11.  12 Angry Men [DVD] [1957] DVD ~ Henry Fonda
5.57   Used & New from: 3.34
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (176 customer reviews)

To Kill a Mockingbird [DVD] [1962]
12.  To Kill a Mockingbird [DVD] [1962] DVD ~ Gregory Peck
4.99   Used & New from: 2.75
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (244 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sunset Boulevard (Special Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1950]
13.  Sunset Boulevard (Special Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1950] DVD ~ William Holden
3.44   Used & New from: 1.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

On The Waterfront [DVD]
14.  On The Waterfront [DVD] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
24.99   Used & New from: 2.29
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Shane [DVD] [1953]
15.  Shane [DVD] [1953] DVD ~ Alan Ladd
4.10   Used & New from: 1.87
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

High Noon [DVD]
16.  High Noon [DVD] DVD ~ Gary Cooper
5.00   Used & New from: 2.67
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Touch of Evil [DVD] [1958] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
17.  Touch of Evil [DVD] [1958] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Charlton Heston
The list author says:
  "The original version."
6.28   Used & New from: 1.75
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Apartment [DVD]
18.  The Apartment [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Lemmon
4.81   Used & New from: 1.47
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

Rebel Without A Cause [1955] [DVD]
19.  Rebel Without A Cause [1955] [DVD] DVD ~ James Dean
5.00   Used & New from: 0.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Dr. Strangelove (Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2002]
20.  Dr. Strangelove (Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Sterling Hayden
4.25   Used & New from: 0.46
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Treasure of the Sierra Madre [DVD] [1948] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
21.  Treasure of the Sierra Madre [DVD] [1948] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
12.69   Used & New from: 3.76
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

The Night of the Hunter [DVD] [1955]
22.  The Night of the Hunter [DVD] [1955] DVD ~ Robert Mitchum
7.16   Used & New from: 3.09
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Some Like It Hot - Special Edition [DVD] [1959]
23.  Some Like It Hot - Special Edition [DVD] [1959] DVD ~ Marilyn Monroe
9.69   Used & New from: 0.75
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

A Streetcar Named Desire (2-Disc Special Edition) [1951] [DVD]
24.  A Streetcar Named Desire (2-Disc Special Edition) [1951] [DVD] DVD ~ Vivien Leigh
The list author says:
  "Also recommended: Days of Wine and Roses (1962) and Bringing Up Baby (1938)"
Used & New from: 5.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Schindler's List - Special Edition [DVD] (1993)
25.  Schindler's List - Special Edition [DVD] (1993) DVD ~ Liam Neeson
The list author says:
  "It may be a '90s movie, but it's still black & white and an excellent movie."
7.00   Used & New from: 2.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (333 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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