Top Crime Movies


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

91. White Heat

Year of Release: 1949
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Raoul Walsh
Actors: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly
Plot: A criminal, who escapes from prison, leads a gang to commit another robbery. But, his new friend is actually an undercover cop.

92. The Boondock Saints

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Troy Duffy
Actors: Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, David Della Rocco
Plot: Two brothers fight the Russian mob in their neighborhood. They begin killing evil men in the name of truth (veritas) and justice (aequitas).
They are pursued by an FBI agent who sees what he has always secretly hoped would happen with criminals and deals with the fact that there is no public outcry for the killings to stop.

93. Wall Street

Year of Release: 1987
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Oliver Stone
Actors: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Martin Sheen, Daryl Hannah
Plot: Bud Fox, a young, hotheaded broker, is willing to put his values and relationships on the line when he decides to do anything to get to the top on Wall Street, with help from the successful and ruthless Gordon Gecko.

94. Wind River

Year of Release: 2017
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Taylor Sheridan
Actors: Elizabeth Olsen, Jeremy Renner, Graham Greene, Gil Birmingham
Plot: When a murder occurs on a Native American Reservations, an FBI agent teams up with a local veteran game tracker in order to solve the crime.

95. Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

Year of Release: 1996
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary/Crime
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky
Actors: Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky, Jessie Miskelly, Jason Baldwin
Plot: When a triple murder rocks the community of West Memphis, Arkansas, three boys with ties to Satanism are charged with the crime. Seen as guilty by man before the trail began, Paradise Lost takes a look at every angle and how justice can easily be clouded.

96. Red Circle, The ( cercle rouge, Le )

Year of Release: 1970
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Actors: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand
Plot: An aristocratic just-paroled thief, an escaped murderer and an alcoholic ex-police sharpshooter form an unlikely trio bent on pulling off a daring jewel heist. Standing in their way is a vengeful mob boss, a persistent police superintendent. In this world, no on is innocent.

97. Sherlock Holmes

Year of Release: 2009
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Crime
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Guy Ritchie
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Kelly Reilly
Plot: A new take on the old legend - Sherlock Holmes and the ever-present Watson are still on the case to unravel a nefarious plot to destroy the country, but this time he's just as keen using his fists as his mind.

98. Thelma & Louise

Year of Release: 1991
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Adventure
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Geena Davis, Susan Sarandon, Brad Pitt, Michael Madsen
Plot: Two women, having dead end careers, road trip to get away from it all when they encounter a rapist and do the worst deed possible.

99. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Musical
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tim Burton
Actors: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Timothy Spall, Alan Rickman
Plot: When a man comes home after fifteen years in prison to find his wife dead and his daughter in the hands of an evil judge, he vows to take vengeance on those that have wronged him.

100. Frenzy

Year of Release: 1972
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Actors: Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Anna Massey
Plot: A temperamental London man is mistaken for the Necktie Killer, a serial rapist/murderer stalking London women. Hitchock's last great film contains the director's trademark pitch-black humor, as well as uncharacteristically graphic violence.

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