Top Crime Movies


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

21. No Country for Old Men

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Thriller/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ethan Coen
Actors: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Rodger Boyce
Plot: Situated near the Mexican border on the Rio Grande, a hunter finds dead bodies, heroin, and a stack of cash, in which trouble ensues the discovery.

22. Double Indemnity

Year of Release: 1944
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Crime
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Billy Wilder
Actors: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall
Plot: An insurance man allows himself to be drawn in to a someone who is able to convince him to commit murder and insurance fraud which qualifies for an investigation.

23. The Maltese Falcon

Year of Release: 1941
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Crime
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: John Huston
Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor, Gladys George
Plot: A private detective gets mixed up in a hunt for a valuable item. As he searches for the loot, plot points are exposed.

24. Rashômon

Year of Release: 1950
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Actors: Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura
Plot: A crime is told from four different points of view, through different people - but which version is the truth?

25. Catch Me if You Can

Year of Release: 2002
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Crime
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen
Plot: An FBI agent meticulously tracks a young con artist who always seems to be one step ahead of him whether posing as an airline pilot, doctor, history professor or assistant attorney general.

26. A Clockwork Orange

Year of Release: 1971
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Actors: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke
Plot: In a futuristic British society Alex and his Droogs enjoy the finer things in life: sex and violence. When Alex is arrested he volunteers for a new "aversion therapy" with the end result that violence and sex now make him physically ill. Back in society he finds that things are much different.

27. M

Year of Release: 1933
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: German
Genre: Crime/Thriller
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Fritz Lang
Actors: Peter Lorre, Otto Wernicke, Theodor Loos, Gustaf Gründgens
Plot: When the police can't solve a mystery, others are brought in to join the search.

28. Bonnie and Clyde

Year of Release: 1967
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Biography
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Arthur Penn
Actors: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman
Plot: The Story of the outrageous bank robbing couple and the romance they shared.

29. Snatch

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Guy Ritchie
Actors: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Stephen Graham, Dennis Farina
Plot: A slew of thieves posing as other professions try to track down a huge, priceless stolen diamond while putting to naive men in the middle.

30. Once Upon a Time in America

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Sergio Leone
Actors: Robert De Niro, Tuesday Weld, Joe Pesci, James Woods
Plot: Noodles, a Jewish gangster, returns to his stomping grounds where he tries to forget the past and the tragic events that occurred.

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