Top Crime Movies


The Top Crime Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Crime List". Lists are calculated daily.

41. Trainspotting

Year of Release: 1996
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Danny Boyle
Actors: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd
Plot: A man is deep into drugs and drug dealing as he tries to get out despite the influence of his addict and his pals.

42. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Year of Release: 1999
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Guy Ritchie
Actors: Nick Moran, Dexter Fletcher, Jason Flemyng, Jason Statham
Plot: A group of working class men put their money together for high rolling card game, but when they loose it all, they only have one week to pay it back or else.

43. Kill Bill: Volume 1

Year of Release: 2003
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Actors: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, David Carradine
Plot: A woman, who her assasins believe to be dead find that she is alive and try to kill her, while at the same time, she goes after revenge against them.

44. American Gangster

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Chiwetel Ejiofor
Plot: Based on a true story about a gangster who smuggles in drugs in the coffins of dead Vietnam soldiers while a detective tries to track him down.

45. True Romance

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tony Scott
Actors: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Val Kilmer, Gary Oldman
Plot: A petty but intelligent thief marries a hooker in which they steal coke, try to sell it, and run from the owners - that could end up in a show down of thieves and mobsters.

46. Hell or High Water

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Mackenzie
Actors: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges, Katy Mixon
Plot: With the family ranch on the line, two brothers decide to rob the very banks looking to foreclose on their homes. Taking only small bills and using a nearby casino to change out the money, they have a few days to complete the task. A Texas Ranger nearing retirement takes up the case but as both near the end point, more than money is put on the line.

47. Serpico

Year of Release: 1973
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Sidney Lumet
Actors: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire
Plot: Frank Serpico is an honest cop in a corrupt force. How long can he stay clean? And will other cops trust him or want him out of the way? Al Pacino is... Frank Serpico.

48. Sin City

Year of Release: 2005
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Actors: Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Benicio Del Toro
Plot: Four stories that interweave between each other told through the voices of characters involved. It is a tale of crime, corruption and what its like to live in the darkest city, where good things seldom happen.

49. Memories of Murder ( Salinui chueok )

Year of Release: 2005
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: Korean
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Actors: Kang-ho Song, Sang-kyung Kim, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song
Plot: In 1986 a potential serial killer is on the loose in the province of Gyunggi, South Korea. Two local thuggish, dumb use threats and violence to try to get to the bottom of things, but it's not until a detective from Seul starts investigating that things take a turn for the better... until a third body shows up.

50. Donnie Brasco

Year of Release: 1997
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mike Newell
Actors: Al Pacino, Michael Madsen, Johnny Depp, James Russo
Plot: An under cover agent infiltrates into the life of the mafia men when he realizes that the mob is not so bad after all and begins to think he belongs in the life of the bad and not the good.

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