Top Crime Movies


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

51. Lethal Weapon

Year of Release: 1987
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Richard Donner
Actors: Danny Glover, Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Tom Atkins
Plot: A suicidal cop is partnered with an old timer in LA when they uncover drug smuggling and stop and nothing to bring them down.

52. Collateral

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Michael Mann
Actors: Tom Cruise, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jamie Foxx, Peter Berg
Plot: An innocent Cab Driver (Fox) gets caught up in the middle of hit jobs when a hit man brings him into his murders through out L.A. He tries to do the right thing but is put to the test when the hit man tries to become his friend.

53. Mississippi Burning

Year of Release: 1988
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alan Parker
Actors: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif
Plot: Two FBI agents are sent to investigate the murders of civil rights workers in the south during the 1960's.

54. 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.

55. Memories of Murder ( Salinui chueok )

Year of Release: 2005
Overall Rating: 3.1 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.

56. The Raid 2

Year of Release: 2014
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: Other
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Gareth Evans
Actors: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Raiden Integra, Donny Alamsyah
Plot: Taking place immediately following the events of The Raid: Rama finds himself having to go undercover with a dangerous Jakarta gang in order to take on the syndicate and rampant corruption in his own police force.

57. Badlands

Year of Release: 1973
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Terrence Malick
Actors: Sissy Spacek, Martin Sheen, Alan Vint, Warren Oates
Plot: Loosely based on the Starkweather serial killer, a young girl and her much older boy friend kill several people including her family and run from the law in South Dakota during the 1950's.

58. The Town

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ben Affleck
Actors: Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Jon Hamm
Plot: A man who robs banks for a living finds his life complicated when he falls in love with a bank manager he just robbed and took hostage, along with dealing with his crew and the encroaching FBI.

59. Mean Streets

Year of Release: 1973
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Martin Scorsese
Actors: Robert De Niro, David Proval, Harvey Keitel, David Carradine
Plot: A young crook uses his anger to survive in NYC stealing and busting jaws.

60. Miller's Crossing

Year of Release: 1990
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Joel Coen
Actors: Gabriel Byrne, John Turturro, Albert Finney, Marcia Gay Harden
Plot: During prohibition, crime bosses rage ware against each other as loyal and betrayal often occur.

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