Top Crime Movies


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

71. Jackie Brown

Year of Release: 1997
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Actors: Samuel L. Jackson, Pam Grier, Robert Forster, Robert De Niro
Plot: An arms dealer, a flight attendant, a bale bondsman, and a couple of cops are all after drugs, guns, love, betrayal, and honesty.

72. Menace II Society

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Actors: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Johnson
Plot: Caine Lawson is a young man in an urban nightmare. Following his graduation, he tries to free himself from the violence and drugs in Watts, CA.

73. Breathless ( └ Bout de souffle )

Year of Release: 1961
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Actors: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Jean-Pierre Melville
Plot: Traditional cinematic form is cast aside to brilliant effect in his inaugural entry of the French New Wave, an homage to the gangster and crime films of 1930s/40s Hollywood.

74. Secret in Their Eyes, The ( secreto de sus ojos, El )

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Juan JosÚ Campanella
Actors: Ricardo DarÝn, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Javier Godino
Plot: A retired legal counselor looks for closure in his professional and personal life while he writes a novel.

75. A Time to Kill

Year of Release: 1996
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Joel Schumacher
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey
Plot: In the town of Clanton, Mississippi a young black girl is raped and beaten by two white men. The father, deciding to take justice in his own hands, kills the men in court. With racial tensions about to break on both sides, a young lawyer takes on the case but it may cost him his practice or even his life.

76. Traffic

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Actors: Michael Douglas, Benicio Del Toro, Topher Grace, Don Cheadle
Plot: A pair of semi interlocking stories represent American drug trafficking and the prevention of with a young daughter using, a corrupt cop policing and a judge who has no idea really what is going on in the real world.

77. The Thin Blue Line

Year of Release: 1988
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary/Crime
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Errol Morris
Actors: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson
Plot: Using interviews and re-enactments, the film examines the 1976 murder of a Dallas policeman, and the wrongful conviction of one of the two men implicated in the killing.

78. Midnight Express

Year of Release: 1978
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alan Parker
Actors: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Randy Quaid
Plot: Billy Hayes is a young American who is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. Although he is just a young man who made a dumb mistake, the Turkish government decides to make an example of him. He's given 30+ years in prison. The conditions are unbelievable. His lawyer and the American government are unable to help him.

79. Blue Velvet

Year of Release: 1986
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Lynch
Actors: Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Isabella Rossellini, Brad Dourif
Plot: After finding a severed ear in a field, a young man unsatisfied with the police's work delves into a dark and sordid world.

80. Godson, The ( Samoura´, Le )

Year of Release: 1967
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Thriller/Crime
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Actors: Franšois PÚrier, Alain Delon, Nathalie Delon, Michel Boisrond
Plot: An expert hitman, living a meticulously planned existence, finds himself in a web of intrigue after he is witnessed leaving his latest assignment.

Are you sure you want to delete this comment?