Crime Movies Genre

This Crime movies list includes films like The Night of the Hunter, The French Connection, The Dark Knight, The Silence of the Lambs, No Country for Old Men, Zodiac & Diabolique. The first Crime movie on this page is The Night of the Hunter scoring 8.0/10 stars in our Crime weighted score. Starring in this film is James Gleason, Peter Graves, Robert Mitchum, John Dennis, John Hamilton, George Wallace, Frank Mills. The second Crime movie listed is The French Connection scoring 9.067/10 stars in our Crime weighted score. We hope you enjoy our list of Crime movies here with more upcoming movies coming soon.


1). The Night of the Hunter (1955)


Score: 9.23/10
IMDB: 8.0/10
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It's the Great Depression. In the process of robbing a bank of $10,000, Ben Harper kills two people. Before he…
Director: Charles Laughton
Stars: James Gleason, Peter Graves, Robert Mitchum, John Dennis, John Hamilton

2). The French Connection (1971)


Score: 9.07/10
IMDB: 7.8/10
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William Friedkin's gritty police drama portrays two tough New York City cops trying to intercept a huge heroin shipment coming…
Director: William Friedkin
Stars: Roy Scheider, Doris McCarthy, Gene Hackman, Sarina C. Grant, Santos Morales

3). The Dark Knight (2008)


Score: 8.93/10
IMDB: 9.0/10
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Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent…
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Luke Burnyeat, Joseph Oliveira, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, William Fichtner

4). The Silence of the Lambs (1991)


Score: 8.91/10
IMDB: 8.6/10
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FBI trainee Clarice Starling works hard to advance her career, while trying to hide/put behind her West Virginia roots, of…
Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Frankie Faison, John W. Iwanonkiw, Ted Levine, Tracey Walter

5). No Country for Old Men (2007)


Score: 8.83/10
IMDB: 8.1/10
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In rural Texas, welder and hunter Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) discovers the remains of several drug runners who have all…
Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Stars: Stephen Root, Josh Brolin, Caleb Landry Jones, Woody Harrelson, Beth Grant

6). Zodiac (2007)


Score: 8.81/10
IMDB: 7.7/10
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A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. We follow the…
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Elias Koteas, Brian Cox, Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Matt Winston

7). Diabolique (1955)


Score: 8.8/10
IMDB: 8.1/10
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The wife and mistress of a sad**tic boarding school headmaster plot to kill him. They drown him in the bathtub…
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Stars: Pierre Larquey, Jacques Varennes, Jean Brochard, Georges Poujouly, Paul Meurisse

8). The Vanishing (1988)


Score: 8.8/10
IMDB: 7.8/10
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Rex and Saskia are on holiday, a young couple in love. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia…
Director: George Sluizer
Stars: Gene Bervoets, Aziz Djahnit, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Linda Wise, Johanna ter Steege

9). The Handmaiden (2016)


Score: 8.78/10
IMDB: 8.1/10
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1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese…
Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Hae-suk Kim, Yong-nyeo Lee, Hae-sook Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Kim Si-eun

10). Dirty Harry (1971)


Score: 8.77/10
IMDB: 7.8/10
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In the year 1971, San Francisco faces the terror of a maniac known as Scorpio- who snipes at innocent victims…
Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Chuck Hicks, Andrew Robinson, John Vernon, Lois Foraker, Kate Harper

11). The Fugitive (1993)


Score: 8.7/10
IMDB: 7.8/10
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A well respected Chicago surgeon Dr. Richard Kimble has found out that his wife, Helen, has been murdered ferociously in…
Director: Andrew Davis
Stars: Daniel Roebuck, Julianne Moore, Richard Riehle, Harrison Ford, Reese Foster

12). Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)


Score: 8.7/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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Police ambush and kill several gang members in Los Angeles. Gang members make a pact of blood to strike back…
Director: John Carpenter
Stars: John Carpenter, Nancy Kyes, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton, Peter Frankland

13). Hell or High Water (2016)


Score: 8.7/10
IMDB: 7.6/10
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In Texas, after the death of his mother, the unemployed oil and gas worker Toby Howard is losing his ranch…
Director: David Mackenzie
Stars: Dale Dickey, Dylan Kenin, Michael E. Stogner, Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges

14). The Departed (2006)


Score: 8.67/10
IMDB: 8.5/10
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In South Boston, the state police force is waging war on Irish-American organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is…
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Mark Falvo, Joseph Oliveira, Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon, Anthony Anderson

15). Fargo (1996)


Score: 8.63/10
IMDB: 8.1/10
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Jerry works in his father-in-law's car dealership and has gotten himself in financial problems. He tries various schemes to come…
Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Stars: Peter Stormare, Bruce Campbell, Steve Buscemi, John Carroll Lynch, Bruce Bohne

16). Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)


Score: 8.57/10
IMDB: 7.7/10
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'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective…
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Frank Welker, Joanna Cassidy, Christopher Lloyd, Tina Simmons, Derek Lyons

17). Se7en (1995)


Score: 8.53/10
IMDB: 8.6/10
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A film about two homicide detectives' (Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt) desperate hunt for a serial killer who justifies his…
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Morgan Freeman, Charles S. Dutton, Mark Boone Junior, Michael Massee, Michael Reid MacKay

18). Baby Driver (2017)


Score: 8.5/10
IMDB: 7.6/10
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Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with…
Director: Edgar Wright
Stars: Wilbur Fitzgerald, Andrew S. McMillan, Elizabeth Davidovich, Ansel Elgort, Marshall Choka

19). Reservoir Dogs (1992)


Score: 8.43/10
IMDB: 8.3/10
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Six criminals, who are strangers to each other, are hired by a crime boss, Joe Cabot, to carry out a…
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Michael Madsen, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth, Harvey Keitel

20). The Wicker Man (1973)


Score: 8.43/10
IMDB: 7.6/10
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On Sunday, April 29, 1973, Sergeant Neil Howie with the West Highland Constabulary flies solo to Summerisle off the coast…
Director: Robin Hardy
Stars: Christopher Lee, John Hallam, Jennifer Martin, Roy Boyd, Aubrey Morris

21). Mother (2009)


Score: 8.43/10
IMDB: 7.8/10
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A mother lives quietly with her twenty-eight-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbors. One day, a girl is…
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Stars: Jeong-eun Lee, Je-mun Yun, Woo-hee Chun, Myung-shin Park, Moon-ee Jo

22). The Usual Suspects (1995)


Score: 8.4/10
IMDB: 8.6/10
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Following a truck hijack in New York, five conmen are arrested and brought together for questioning. As none of them…
Director: Bryan Singer
Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Benicio Del Toro, Gabriel Byrne, Clark Gregg, Paul Bartel

23). Elle (2016)


Score: 8.4/10
IMDB: 7.2/10
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Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life…
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Stars: Arthur Mazet, Isabelle Huppert, Anne Loiret, Oury Milshtein, Nicolas Beaucaire

24). A Clockwork Orange (1971)


Score: 8.4/10
IMDB: 8.3/10
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Protagonist Alex DeLarge is an "ultraviolent" youth in futuristic Britain. As with all luck, his eventually runs out and he's…
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Roy Beck, Pat Roach, Adolf Hitler, Gaye Brown

25). Mystic River (2003)


Score: 8.4/10
IMDB: 8.0/10
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In the summer of 1975 in a neighborhood in Boston, 3 kids, Dave Boyle and two of his friends, Jimmy…
Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Bacon, John Franchi, Laura Linney, Spencer Treat Clark

26). Looper (2012)


Score: 8.37/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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Joe is classified as a "looper", a job in which his employers use time travel to send men from the…
Director: Rian Johnson
Stars: Elton LeBlanc, David Jensen, Cynthia LeBlanc, Bruce Willis, Jeff Moffitt

27). Le Corbeau (1943)


Score: 8.35/10
IMDB: 7.8/10
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A vicious series of poison-pen letters spreads rumours, suspicion and fear among the inhabitants of a small French town, and…
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Stars: Antoine Balpêtré, Antoine Balpêtré, Palau, Pierre Fresnay, Marcel Delaître

28). Nightcrawler (2014)


Score: 8.33/10
IMDB: 7.9/10
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NIGHTCRAWLER is a thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a…
Director: Dan Gilroy
Stars: Michael Papajohn, Bill Paxton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie McShane, Kent Shocknek

29). Straw Dogs (1971)


Score: 8.3/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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Upon moving to Britain to get away from American violence, astrophysicist David Sumner and his wife Amy are bullied and…
Director: Sam Peckinpah
Stars: David Warner, Dustin Hoffman, Jim Norton, Peter Vaughan, Donald Webster

30). Heavenly Creatures (1994)


Score: 8.3/10
IMDB: 7.4/10
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Based on the true story of Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker, two close friends who share a love of fantasy…
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Peter Jackson, Jed Brophy, Melanie Lynskey, Ben Fransham, Peter Elliott

31). Eastern Promises (2007)


Score: 8.27/10
IMDB: 7.7/10
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In London, the Russian pregnant teenager Tatiana arrives bleeding in a hospital, and the doctors save her baby only. The…
Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Tatiana Maslany, Tamer Hassan, Peter Rnic, Tony Cook

32). Prisoners (2013)


Score: 8.26/10
IMDB: 8.1/10
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How far would you go to protect your family? Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter,…
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Joseph Oliveira, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Maria Bello

33). Marshland (2014)


Score: 8.25/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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The Spanish deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring…
Director: Alberto Rodríguez
Stars: Manolo Solo, Antonio Alvarez, Chelo Castro, Beatriz Cotobal, Antonio de la Torre

34). Face/Off (1997)


Score: 8.23/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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Sean Archer, a very tough, rugged FBI Agent, is still grieving for his dead son Michael. Archer believes that his…
Director: John Woo
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Thomas Rosales Jr., Thomas Jane, Colm Feore, CCH Pounder

35). Run Lola Run (1998)


Score: 8.23/10
IMDB: 7.7/10
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Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to…
Director: Tom Tykwer
Stars: Moritz Bleibtreu, Ludger Pistor, Franka Potente, Beate Finckh, J.P. Johannsen

36). Gone Girl (2014)


Score: 8.23/10
IMDB: 8.1/10
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On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure…
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Jamie McShane, Joel Shock, Michael Kelly, Will C., Morgan Strebler

37). Kung Fu Hustle (2004)


Score: 8.2/10
IMDB: 7.8/10
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Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who…
Director: Stephen Chow
Stars: Jessica Gee-George, Suet Lam, Kwok-Kwan Chan, Hark-On Fung, Xing Yu

38). Gaslight (1944)


Score: 8.2/10
IMDB: 7.8/10
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After the death of her famous opera-singing aunt, Paula is sent to study in Italy to become a great opera…
Director: George Cukor
Stars: Angela Lansbury, Gibson Gowland, Tom Stevenson, Eric Wilton, Frank Baker

39). Minority Report (2002)


Score: 8.17/10
IMDB: 7.7/10
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In the year 2054 A.D. crime is virtually eliminated from Washington D.C. thanks to an elite law enforcing squad "Precrime".…
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Rana Morrison, Greg Bronson, Peter Stormare, Max von Sydow, Frank Grillo

40). Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)


Score: 8.17/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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Needing extra cash, two brothers conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. But…
Director: Sidney Lumet
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Leonardo Cimino, Michael Shannon, Aleksa Palladino, Albert Finney

41). Sin City (2005)


Score: 8.16/10
IMDB: 8.0/10
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Four tales of crime adapted from Frank Miller's popular comics, focusing around a muscular brute who's looking for the person…
Directors: Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Frank Miller
Stars: Elijah Wood, Michael Madsen, Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson, Jessica Alba

42). The Raid 2 (2014)


Score: 8.16/10
IMDB: 8.0/10
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He thought it was over. After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen - a…
Director: Gareth Evans
Stars: Kazuki Kitamura, Epy Kusnandar, Iko Uwais, Patty Sandya, Oka Antara

43). Memories of Murder (2003)


Score: 8.15/10
IMDB: 8.1/10
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In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead, raped…
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Stars: Kang-ho Song, Deok-jae Jo, Kang-gook Son, Hee-Bong Byun, Jong-ryol Choi

44). The Night Strangler (1973)


Score: 8.15/10
IMDB: 7.7/10
Reporter Carl Kolchak is now in Seattle, Washington, trying to solve the mystery of several strangulations that recur every few…
Director: Dan Curtis
Stars: Virginia Peters, Bob Harks, George DiCenzo, Bill Clark, Simon Oakland

45). Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009)


Score: 8.15/10
IMDB: 7.2/10
With a serial killer claiming victim 13 and rumors of corruption in their force, the West Yorkshire cops are told…
Director: James Marsh
Stars: Jim Carter, Eddie Marsan, Robert Sheehan, Shaun Dooley, Sean Harris

46). Good Time (2017)


Score: 8.13/10
IMDB: 7.3/10
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Motivated by an almost ferocious love for his intellectually disabled brother, Nick, and an explosive mix of desperation and thirst…
Directors: Ben Safdie, Joshua Safdie, Benny Safdie …
Stars: Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Lucas Elliot Eberl, Robert Clohessy, Michael Melendez

47). Heat (1995)


Score: 8.13/10
IMDB: 8.2/10
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Hunters and their prey--Neil and his professional criminal crew hunt to score big money targets (banks, vaults, armored cars) and…
Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Danny Trejo, Thomas Rosales Jr., William Fichtner, Ted Levine, Jimmy Star

48). A History of Violence (2005)


Score: 8.1/10
IMDB: 7.5/10
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This is the story of a mild-mannered man, named Tom Stall, who becomes a local hero through an act of…
Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Stephen McHattie, Maria Bello, William Hurt, Viggo Mortensen, Peter MacNeill

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