Top Crime Movies


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

81. Godson, The ( Samouraï, 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: François Périer, 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.

82. End of Watch

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Ayer
Actors: Michael Peña, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anna Kendrick, Natalie Martinez
Plot: Rookie cops Taylor and Zavala patrol some of the roughest streets in L.A. - using a variety of hand-held footage - from gang member's and police dash cams - the audience is given an intimate connection to the gritty drama.

83. Hate ( haine, La )

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mathieu Kassovitz
Actors: Vincent Cassel, Saïd Taghmaoui, Hubert Koundé, Abdel Ahmed Ghili
Plot: Follows the lives of three men in 24-hour span in the French suburban "ghetto": Vinz, a Jew, Saïd, an Arab, and Hubert, a black boxer - a night of riots leaves Vinz's friend, Abdel in the hospital following a beating by police officers. Vinz finds a gun and vows to kill a cop if Abdel dies from his injuries.

84. Escape from Alcatraz

Year of Release: 1979
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Don Siegel
Actors: Clint Eastwood, Fred Ward, Bruce M. Fischer, Paul Benjamin
Plot: A group of incarcerated men discover a way to escape from the unescapeable Alcatraz Prison in which they try to dig and decoy their way out.

85. Zodiac

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Fincher
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Edwards
Plot: A serial killer in San Fransisco torments the media and the police while a cartoonist and an obsessed police officer try to catch him spanning 3 decades.

86. The Godfather: Part III

Year of Release: 1990
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Actors: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy Garcia
Plot: Michael Corleone tries to make his business legit and save what is left of his family and his life.

87. The Crow

Year of Release: 1994
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Fantasy/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alex Proyas
Actors: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Ernie Hudson, Rochelle Davis
Plot: A man comes back to life after being brutally murdered to kill the people that murdered him and his fiance.

88. I Saw the Devil ( Akmareul boatda )

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Korean
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Ji-woon Kim
Actors: Byung-hun Lee, Gook-hwan Jeon, Ho-jin Jeon, San-ha Oh
Plot: After his pregnant fiance is viciously murdered by a serial killer, a detective plots an elaborate and intricate revenge plot for the man responsible.

89. Prophet, A ( prophète, Un )

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jacques Audiard
Actors: Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Hichem Yacoubi
Plot: A young Muslim man, incarcerated for attacking police officers, unwillingly becomes part of a dangerous game of racial and prison politics.

90. Virgin Spring, The ( Jungfrukällan )

Year of Release: 1960
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Swedish
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Actors: Max von Sydow, Birgitta Pettersson, Axel Düberg, Birgitta Valberg
Plot: During the early 1500s in Sweden, a young virgin is murdered. The murders ironically seek shelter in the parents home in which a plot of revenge is taken against the sinners.

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