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: Mumbai Saga, Below Zero, Hotel Mumbai, The Misfits, Twist, Bronson, The Negotiator, Collateral, True History of the Kelly Gang, Dog Day Afternoon.

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

Genre
Country
Mumbai Saga (2021)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, crime
CountryIndia

The film, set in the 1980s and 90s, chronicles the transformation of Bombay to Mumbai. The story is a cat and mouse game between a deadly don, Amartya Rao, who doesn’t think twice before killing, and there’s nobody who could stop him and a cop, who is dogging his every step.

Below Zero (2021)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySpain

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.

Hotel Mumbai (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:51

Mumbai, India, November 26, 2008. While several terrorists spread hatred and death through the city, others attack the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives, making unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and keep everyone safe while help arrives.

The Misfits (2021)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA

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.

Twist (2021)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

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.

Bronson (2008)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Cayman Islands, Denmark, USA
Duration01:32

A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.

The Negotiator (1998)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:14

The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that might clear him, he takes everyone in the office hostage and demands that another well-known negotiator be brought in to handle the situation and secretly investigate the conspiracy.

Collateral (2004)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.

True History of the Kelly Gang (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, western, crime, biography
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom, France

Set against the badlands of colonial Australia where the English rule with a bloody fist and the Irish endure, Ned Kelly discovers he comes from a line of Irish rebels—an uncompromising army of cross dressing bandits immortalised for terrorising their oppressors back in Ireland. Nurtured by the notorious bushranger, Harry Power and fuelled by the unfair arrest of his mother, Kelly recruits a wild bunch of warriors to plot one of the most audacious attacks of anarchy and rebellion the country has ever seen.

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Duration02:10

Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale. Sonny and Sal attempt a bank heist which quickly turns sour and escalates into a hostage situation and stand-off with the police. As Sonny's motives for the robbery are slowly revealed and things become more complicated, the heist turns into a media circus.

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The Town (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning relationship threatens to unveil the identities of Doug and his crew to the FBI Agent who is on their case.

Blow (2001)
Duration02:03

A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes bankrupt. George does not want the same thing to happen to him, and his friend Tuna, in the 1960's, suggests that he deal marijuana. He is a big hit in California in the 1960's, yet he goes to jail, where he finds out about the wonders of cocaine. As a result, when released, he gets rich by bringing cocaine to America. However, he soon pays the price.

The Mule (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56

Earl Stone, a man in his eighties, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates.

The Departed (2006)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:31

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

Bad Lieutenant (1992)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.

Heat (1995)
Duration02:51

Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the other even though they are aware their cat-and-mouse game may end in violence.

Sicario (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:25

A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.

Training Day (2001)
Duration02:02

On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.

Pusher (1996)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryDenmark, United Kingdom
Duration01:45

A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.

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.

Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Duration01:40

A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and Nice Guy Eddie -- unravel.

Capote (2005)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:54

A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.

GoodFellas (1990)
Duration02:20

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

The French Connection (1971)
Duration01:44

Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

Red Notice (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy

An Interpol-issued Red Notice is a global alert to hunt and capture the world's most wanted. But when a daring heist brings together the FBI's top profiler and two rival criminals, there's no telling what will happen.

The Paramedic (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain

Unable to face his new reality in a wheelchair, Ángel develops a deadly obsession with the woman who left him and unleashes a sinister revenge plot.

Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryIndia

The film follows the story of a man and woman who represent two completely different Indias. However, they are united by their mistrust, suspicion, and hate for each other.

Malik (2021)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, biography
CountryIndia

A past ridden with crime, death and pain is recounted to Freddy, a juvenile criminal, who has been assigned to eliminate his estranged uncle Sulaiman, an aging patriarch, while behind bars.

Polaroid (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Norway, Canada
Duration01:28

High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end. Bird and her friends must survive one more night as they race to solve the mystery of the haunted Polaroid before it kills them all.

Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.




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