Crime films

List of the best crime films according to visitors: Catch Me If You Can, Now You See Me, Legend, La Femme Nikita, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Papillon, Prisoners, Drishyam, The Bandit, In Bruges.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:21

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

Now You See Me (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:55

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

Legend (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:29

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.

La Femme Nikita (1990)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:57

A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47

A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.

Papillon (1973)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:31

A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

Prisoners (2013)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Drishyam (2013)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration02:40

Georgekutty lives a happy life with his wife and daughters. Things take a turn when his daughter gets indecently filmed using a hidden camera, by the son of a police inspector.

The Bandit (1996)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryTurkey, France, Bulgaria

Baran the Bandit, released from prison after serving 35 years, searches for vengeance against his former best friend who betrayed him and stole his lover, teaming up with a young punk with his own demons along the way.

In Bruges (2008)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:42

Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.

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Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration02:14

When French criminal Corey gets released from prison, he resolves to never return. He is quickly pulled back into the underworld, however, after a chance encounter with escaped murderer Vogel. Along with former policeman and current alcoholic Jansen, they plot an intricate jewel heist. All the while, quirky Police Commissioner Mattei, who was the one to lose custody of Vogel, is determined to find him.

La Haine (1995)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:38

After a chaotic night of rioting in a marginal suburb of Paris, three young friends, Vinz, Hubert and Saïd, wander around unoccupied waiting for news about the state of health of a mutual friend who has been seriously injured when confronting the police.

No Country for Old Men (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

Pasha (1968)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, Italy

Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, inspector Joss finds his colleague Gouvion dead, in a poorly faked suicide attempt. Joss loses his temper, and investigates on his own, which leads him through the bas-fond of Paris...

Miller's Crossing (1990)
Duration01:55

Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.

Elevator to the Gallows (1957)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:31

A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

Memories of Murder (2003)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:11

1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial murderer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area, with two local detectives Park Doo-Man and Jo Young-Goo joined by a detective from Seoul who requested to be assigned to the case.

Fargo (1996)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38

Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to be a snap and nobody's going to get hurt... until people start dying. Enter Police Chief Marge, a coffee-drinking, parka-wearing - and extremely pregnant - investigator who'll stop at nothing to get her man. And if you think her small-time investigative skills will give the crooks a run for their ransom... you betcha!

Rififi (1955)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration02:02

Out of prison after a five-year stretch, jewel thief Tony turns down a quick job his friend Jo offers him, until he discovers that his old girlfriend Mado has become the lover of local gangster Pierre Grutter during Tony's absence. Expanding a minor smash-and-grab into a full-scale jewel heist, Tony and his crew appear to get away clean, but their actions after the job is completed threaten the lives of everyone involved.

Brother (1997)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, crime
CountryRussia, USA
Duration01:40

Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking him to kill someone.

Elite Squad (2007)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryBrazil, Argentina, USA, Netherlands
Duration01:53

In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers in a dangerous slum nearby where the pope intends to be lodged.

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1 (2012)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndia

Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of the decade, Shahid's son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father's honor back, becoming the most feared man of Wasseypur.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:35

After seven months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at Bill Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Jason Dixon, an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.

L.A. Confidential (1997)
Duration02:18

Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.

M (1931)
Duration01:48

In this classic German thriller, Hans Beckert, a serial killer who preys on children, becomes the focus of a massive Berlin police manhunt. Beckert's heinous crimes are so repellant and disruptive to city life that he is even targeted by others in the seedy underworld network. With both cops and criminals in pursuit, the murderer soon realizes that people are on his trail, sending him into a tense, panicked attempt to escape justice.

Double Indemnity (1944)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian settings, the partners in crime plan the perfect murder to collect the insurance, which pays double if the death is accidental.

Unbelievable Adventures of Italians in Russia (1974)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, adventure, crime
CountrySoviet Union, Italy
Duration01:44

In Italy, a dying woman tells her granddaughter that she hid her treasure many years ago in Russia, in the city of Leningrad. Other people (who were around when she died) also learn about it. Thus several people arrive in Leningrad trying to find the treasure, each one for himself/herself. What's worse - the only information they have is that the treasure is under a lion - and it's in Leningrad, a city known by its numerous statues of lions. The story gets even more interesting when the soviet militia (police) learns about the whole thing and send an undercover agent...

Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to score the cash, Danny risks his chances of reconciling with ex-wife, Tess.

Scarface (1983)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:50

After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the state, controlling nearly all the cocaine that comes through Miami. But increased pressure from the police, wars with Colombian drug cartels and his own drug-fueled paranoia serve to fuel the flames of his eventual downfall.




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