Night and the City is a 1950 Jules Dassin film noir starring Richard Widmark and Gene Tierney. Gene Tierney is priceless always, and this movie is worth watching.
Slant Magazine gives it a full 4 stars and calls it "the archetypal film noir." FilmsNoir.net calls it "one of the great noirs: a near-perfect work."
Rotten Tomatoes has a critics score of 79% and an audience rating of 89%.