Movies about criminals

Movies about criminals
List of the best movies about criminals, crimes and violators of the law, selected by visitors to our site: Below Zero, Twist, The Misfits, I'm in Love with a Church Girl, 3 from Hell, House of Manson, The Brain Man, Cowboys & Aliens, Like Me, Momentum.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Below Zero (2021)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Drivers
StyleNetflix, Tense

When a prisoner transfer van is attacked, the cop in charge must fight those inside and outside while dealing with a silent foe: the icy temperatures.

Twist (2021)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Criminals, Heroes
PlotRobbery, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A Dicken’s classic brought thrillingly up to date in the teeming heartland of modern London, where a group of street smart young hustlers plan the heist of the century for the ultimate payday.

The Misfits (2021)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Prison Break, Water
PlacePrison, Deserts, USA

After being recruited by a group of unconventional thieves, renowned criminal Richard Pace finds himself caught up in an elaborate gold heist that promises to have far-reaching implications on his life and the lives of countless others.

I'm in Love with a Church Girl (2013)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CharactersGangsters, Criminals
PlotMoney, Religious
PlaceParty, Hospitals, USA
StyleTouching, Serious

Miles Montego has it all - cars, boats, good looks, mansion, money, women, but more importantly, he has a past.

3 from Hell (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Monsters, Serial killers, Snake
PlotDancing, Revenge, Poker, Friendship, Death
PlacePrison, Deserts, Mexico, USA

After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Winslow, the demented Firefly clan escape to unleash a whole new wave of murder, madness and mayhem.

House of Manson (2014)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime

An unflinching chronicle of Charles Manson, the ex-con who was able to amass a dedicated following of young people in the late 1960s. The era of peace and love was ultimately brought to its knees following his orchestration of the notorious Sharon Tate and LaBianca murders, which sent a shockwave throughout the U.S.A and the world. To this very day, Manson remains a fascinating figure in today's world and remains incarcerated... Prepare to enter the mental and depraved world of Charles Manson.

The Brain Man (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecrime, detective
CharactersGeniuses, Psychologists, Criminals
StylePsychological problems

A seemingly random series of bombings in a provincial city. The latest target is a public bus route. Detective Chaya chased terrorists and arrested a mysterious man with keen intelligence and physical power. The psychologist in charge of evaluating him is Dr. Mariko. After the psychiatric examination, she puts toward a hypothesis – “Is it possible he was born without emotions?”

Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, western
CountryUSA, India
CharactersHorses, Aliens, Monsters, Cowboys, Heroes
PlotSurvival, UFO, Skirmishes, Abduction, Alien invasion
PlaceSpaceships, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of cowboys, outlaws, and Apache warriors against a common enemy from beyond this world in an epic showdown for survival.

Like Me (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, crime
CharactersTeens, Criminals
PlotAbduction, Cars, Social Media, Internet
StyleFascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

After posting a video of herself robbing a convenience store, Kiya amasses a huge social media following. A reckless loner, she seeks some form of genuine human connection. Through her travels, she encounters a drifter, an Internet troll and a paint huffing outsider who are all pulled into her circle of chaos, junk food, and drugs.

Momentum (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Africa, USA
CharactersHackers, Hired assassins, Thieves, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Martial Arts, Bank robbery, Skirmishes
PlaceAircraft, Party, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a master assassin and his team of killers. Armed with her own set of lethal skills, Alex looks to exact revenge for her murdered friends while uncovering the truth.

Rabid Dogs (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryFrance, Canada
CharactersCriminals, Fathers
PlotRobbery, Travel, Abduction, Hostage, Weapon
PlaceFrance, Hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

After a bank job goes badly wrong, three desperate criminals take a young woman and a father and child hostage - it's the beginning of a frantic and violent road trip that not all of them will survive.

Misconduct (2016)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersHired assassins, Blonde girls, Lawyers, Criminals, Girlfriends
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Weapon, Pads, False accusations
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

An ambitious lawyer finds himself caught in a power struggle between a corrupt pharmaceutical executive and his firm’s senior partner. When the case takes a deadly turn, he must race to uncover the truth before he loses everything.

Singam (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersDogs, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotChase, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Serious, Disturbing

The story, set in the backdrop of Nallore, a small town in Thoothukudi District, revolves around Sub-Inspector Durai Singam, a brave and just policeman who serves in his hometown primarily to fulfill his father’s wish. Durai Singam settles every dispute in his town patiently with his words of wisdom and resorts to force only when the situation demands it. Kavya, a city girl who comes on vacation to Nallore, falls in love with Durai Singam. Erimalai, Durai Singam's bumbling colleague and friend, often accompanies him.

Alive (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Obsession, Hostage, Cheating

A severely injured man and woman awake in an abandoned sanitarium only to discover that a sadistic caretaker holds the keys to their freedom and the horrific answers as to their true identity.

All Things To All Men (2013)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGangsters, Criminals
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

A thief is caught up in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a maverick cop and London crime boss.

Prophecy (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

The cyber crime investigation division at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department finds a video on website "YOURTUBE." In the video, a man covered by a newspaper, warns that a fire will be set at a food processing company. More crime notices are soon found involving violent crimes. Geitsu is the main guy behind the group "Shinbunshi," which has posted the videos. He used to work as a temporary employee at an IT company, but was unfairly dismissed. He then begins doing manual labor work and meets the other members of "Shinbushi."

First Kill (2017)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Police, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Abduction, Fight, Money
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Tense, For men

A police chief tries to solve a kidnapping that involves a bank robber holding a young boy hostage.

Vincent N Roxxy (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, For men

A small town loner and a rebellious punk rocker unexpectedly fall in love as they are forced on the run and soon discover violence follows them everywhere.

Pitbull. New Order (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, crime
CharactersPolice, Criminals

Policemen from two precincts are joining forces to fight the Mokotowska Group.

Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End (2013)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, fantasy
CharactersBikers, Criminals
PlotApocalypse, Fight, Motorcycles, Supernatural, Religious
PlaceTexas, USA, Small cities
StyleAction, Light, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Josh McManus, a traveling salesman with a cloudy past, finds himself in a dusty West Texas town at the wrong time. After a crippling series of earthquakes throws the entire world into chaos, a traveling salesman will have to fight his way through a vicious outlaw biker gang known as the Barbarians to get home to his family.