100 best crime movies

A list of the best crime films, selected by visitors to our site: The Gentlemen, Brother 2, Fight Club, The Wolf of Wall Street, Kidnapping, Caucasian Style, Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession, Pulp Fiction, Brother, Zootopia, Leon: The Professional, Home Alone 4, Home Alone 3, Home Sweet Home Alone, Catch Me If You Can, The Diamond Arm, Gentlemen of Fortune, Operation Y and Other Shurik's Adventures, Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Now You See Me 2, Now You See Me 3
The Gentlemen (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

American expat Mickey Pearson has built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.

Brother 2 (2000)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryRussia, USA
Duration02:07

Arriving in Moscow, Chechen veteran Danila (Sergei Bodrov Jr) meets Konstantin, an old friend who tells him that his twin brother has been forced into signing a crooked contract with a US ice hockey team. Soon after this meeting, Danila discovers Konstantin dead and he sets out to avenge his death; a journey that leads him to Chicago and a whole new experience.

Fight Club (1999)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:00

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.

Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession (1973)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:28

Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.

Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (1967)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:22

In this comic but dated story, nerdy Shurik travels to Caucas in search of native legends and folklore. But what he finds is a beautiful girl whom, due to intoxication and deceit of the local "gang", he ends up literally stealing for the local deceitful governor. All the time Shurik thinks that it is all just a one old Caucasian custom. When he, finally, realizes what he did he goes out in search for the girl of his dreams. Written by Ptah Hoteb

Zootopia (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Pulp Fiction (1994)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.

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.

Leon: The Professional (1994)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:13

Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon's footsteps.

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Home Sweet Home Alone (2021)
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Genrecomedy, family, crime
CountryUSA

After being left at home by himself for the holidays, 10-year-old Max Mercer must work to defend his home from a married couple who tries to steal back a valuable heirloom.

Home Alone 4 (2002)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA

Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv Merchants, one of the villains from the first two movies, partners up with a new criminal named Vera to hit Natalie's mansion.

Home Alone 3 (1997)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, comedy, family, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try break into his house to get it back.

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.

The Diamond Arm (1968)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:34

Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.

Gentlemen of Fortune (1971)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:24

A kindergarten director Troshkin is a dead ringer for a criminal nicknamed "Docent" who stole the priceless...

Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryGermany
Duration01:27

Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first fancy car they find, a 60's Mercedes convertible. The car happens to belong to a bunch of gangsters, which immediately start to chase it, since it contains more than the pistol Martin finds in the glove box.

Operation Y and Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:35

The film consists of three independent parts: "Workmate", "Déjà vu" and "Operation Y". The plot follows the adventures of Shurik (alternative spelling — Shourick), the naive and nerdy Soviet student who often gets into ludicrous situations but always finds a way out very neatly. "Operation Y and Shurik's Other Adventures" was a hit movie and became the leader of Soviet film distribution in 1965.

Now You See Me 3 (2022)
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Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France

A third installment of the 'Now You See Me' franchise. Plot undisclosed.

Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:25

One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.

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.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:08

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

Joker (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Se7en (1995)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:17

In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse Pinkman must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.

Better Call Saul (2015)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:54

Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, and, often, against Jimmy, is “fixer” Mike Erhmantraut. The series will track Jimmy's transformation into Saul Goodman, the man who puts “criminal” in “criminal lawyer".

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:30

The story revolves around a man trying to uncover the mysterious death of his girlfriend and save an innocent man from the death chamber in the process, by using his unique power to time travel. However in attempting to do this, he also frees a spiteful serial-killer.

The Departed (2006)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
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.

The Hateful Eight (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.




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