Top 80 Crime/Thriller

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1.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
 
2.
Dial M for Murder (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B. (105 mins.)
 
3.
Mona Lisa (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
George has just been released from prison, and manages to get a job driving a call girl from customer to customer. Initially they don't get on; he doesn't fit in with the high class customers Simone services. Will they ever get on? (104 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
4.
The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man. (102 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
5.
The Usual Suspects (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
6.
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After his last crime has him looking at a long prison sentence for repeat offenses, a low level Boston gangster decides to snitch on his friends to avoid jail time. (102 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
 
7.
The Last Seduction (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme. (110 mins.)
Director: John Dahl
 
8.
The Long Good Friday (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places... (114 mins.)
Director: John Mackenzie
 
9.
Pale Flower (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A gangster gets released from prison and has to cope with the recent shifts of power between the gangs, while taking care of a thrill-seeking young woman, who got in bad company while gambling. (96 mins.)
 
10.
The Hit (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two hit men pick up ex-gangster Willie to escort him back to Paris to face his betrayed colleagues. The road trip suffers from complications. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
11.
Pusher (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord. (110 mins.)
“ TRILOGY ” - transitasis
 
12.
Sexy Beast (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them. (89 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
 
13.
Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A self-assured business man murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events. (91 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
14.
Get Carter (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When his brother dies under mysterious circumstances in a car accident, London gangster Jack Carter travels to Newcastle to investigate. (112 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
 
15.
Rabid Dogs (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Following a bungled robbery, three violent criminals take a young woman, a middle-aged man, and a child hostage and force them to drive them outside Rome to help them make a clean escape. (96 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
16.
Match Point (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
At a turning point in his life, a former tennis pro falls for an actress who happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law. (119 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
17.
Headhunters (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary. (100 mins.)
Director: Morten Tyldum
 
18.
The Trap (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
"THE TRAP" is a modern film noir reflecting the true face of Serbian (Eastern European) 'society in transition.' It's a story that could happen to you... (106 mins.)
Director: Srdan Golubovic
 
19.
Purple Noon (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Tom Ripley is a talented mimic, moocher, forger and all-around criminal improviser; but there's more to Tom Ripley than even he can guess. (118 mins.)
Director: René Clément
 
20.
Cape Fear (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A lawyer's family is stalked by a man he once helped put in jail. (105 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
21.
Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. The waitress Lena is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother... (81 mins.)
 
22.
Blood Simple. (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple. (99 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
23.
The Bad Sleep Well (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father's suicide. (151 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
24.
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax. (117 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
25.
Hard Eight (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine. (102 mins.)
 
26.
Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Los Angeles private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by paroled convict Moose Malloy to find his girlfriend Velma, former seedy nightclub dancer. (95 mins.)
Director: Dick Richards
 
27.
A Simple Plan (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan. (121 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
28.
The Outfit (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Earl Macklin robs a bank owned by the mob, serves his prison time and is released, only to start a private war against the crime outfit that owned the bank. (103 mins.)
Director: John Flynn
 
29.
El Niño (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A small-time trafficker working in the Gibraltar Straits. (136 mins.)
Director: Daniel Monzón
 
30.
Hitch-Hike (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker who threatens to kill them unless they take him to a sanctuary. In return he agrees to split some bank loot he has on him. (104 mins.)
 
31.
Rider on the Rain (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac. (120 mins.)
Director: René Clément
 
32.
Nine Queens (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens"). (114 mins.)
 
33.
Gloria (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York. (123 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
 
34.
Body Heat (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband. (113 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
“ decent remake of Double Indemnity ” - transitasis
 
35.
On the Run (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After nearly fifteen years behind bars, lefty revolutionary Bruno escapes and heads back to Grenoble... (111 mins.)
Director: Lucas Belvaux
“ Trilogy ” - transitasis
 
36.
Black's Game (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events. (104 mins.)
 
37.
No Way Out (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A coverup and witchhunt occur after a politician accidentally kills his mistress. (114 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
 
38.
The Debt (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The Debt is a gripping thriller about two entrepreneurs who become tangled in the web of a Russian thug... (106 mins.)
 
39.
The Silent Partner (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A timid bank teller anticipates a bank robbery and steals the money himself before the crook arrives. When the sadistic crook realizes he's been fooled, he tracks down the teller and engages him in a cat-and-mouse chase for the cash. (106 mins.)
Director: Daryl Duke
 
40.
Graceland (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When a kidnapping goes wrong, a desperate father risks everything to save his daughter from the men who hold her captive. (84 mins.)
Director: Ron Morales
 
41.
I Am Afraid (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Journey into the fears of the escort agent Graziano, guilty of knowing too much. (120 mins.)
Director: Damiano Damiani
 
42.
Jackie Brown (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life. (154 mins.)
 
43.
Face (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain... (105 mins.)
Director: Antonia Bird
 
44.
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An African American man is hired to find a woman and gets mixed up in a murderous political scandal. (102 mins.)
Director: Carl Franklin
 
45.
Street Thief (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The movie follows the life of Chicago burglar Kaspar Karr. Kaspar cases and robs stores. He counts up... (86 mins.)
Director: Malik Bader
 
46.
Blood in the Streets (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An Italian official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back... (111 mins.)
Director: Sergio Sollima
 
47.
The Castle of Sand (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Detectives investigate the murder of an old man found in a Tokyo rail yard. (143 mins.)
 
48.
The Crook (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Story about an incurable thief, his success and his failures. (120 mins.)
Director: Claude Lelouch
 
49.
A Wolf at the Door (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A journey to the dark cutting edge of desires, lies and wickedness of a love triangle, from the moment a child is mysteriously kidnapped. (101 mins.)
 
50.
Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy whom are licensed-to-kill, undercover cops whom thrive on living dangerously. (100 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
 
51.
Tell No One (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Police find two bodies at an old murder scene and evidence to suggest the first victim's husband is a murderer. The husband receives clues suggesting his deceased wife is actually alive and begins to investigate. (131 mins.)
Director: Guillaume Canet
 
52.
Fallen Angels (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Murder and trouble hits Veum when he meets up with classmates in the rock-band Camp, when he resumes contact with a former flame Rebecca, now wife of his buddy. A Varg Veum mystery by best-selling crime novel by Gunnar Staalesen. Staalesen. (95 mins.)
Director: Morten Tyldum
 
53.
Reykjavik-Rotterdam (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways. (88 mins.)
 
54.
Cash on Demand (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds. (84 mins.)
 
55.
This Last Lonely Place (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
On his last night on the job, an unsuspecting LA cab driver gets roped into helping a wealthy investment banker cover up a brutal crime. (85 mins.)
Director: Steve Anderson
 
56.
Kenjû zankoku monogatari (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A convict fresh out of prison, with a handicapped sister, is coerced by a wealthy mob boss into organizing an armored racetrack car heist. (87 mins.)
Director: Takumi Furukawa
 
57.
Miss Bala (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding. (113 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Naranjo
 
58.
Dillinger Is Dead (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Back home, Glauco, an industrial designer, finds his wife in bed with a serious headache. She has left... (90 mins.)
Director: Marco Ferreri
 
59.
Thunder Road (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A veteran comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and the police who are trying to put him in prison. (92 mins.)
Director: Arthur Ripley
 
60.
600 Miles (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons for a deadly Mexican cartel. ATF agent Hank Harris attempts to apprehend him, but gets kidnapped by Rubio, instead. Rubio takes him to his bosses, but during the 600-miles-long drive, they slowly befriend. (85 mins.)
 
61.
Revenge (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Michael "Jay" Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years. He's not quite sure what he's going to do... (124 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
62.
Running Time (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Running Time was filmed in black and white, in real time, and seemingly takes place in one continuous... (70 mins.)
Director: Josh Becker
 
63.
Experiment in Terror (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A man with an asthmatic voice telephones bank clerk Kelly Sherwood at home and coerces her into helping him steal a large sum from her bank. (123 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
64.
After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An ex-boxer is drifting around after escaping from the mental hospital. He meets a widow who convinces... (114 mins.)
Director: James Foley
 
65.
Sand Castles (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In rural Indiana, Noah and his impoverished family wrestle with the mysterious return of his now mute sister Lauren, who was kidnapped and held captive for over a decade. (93 mins.)
 
66.
The Red Light Bandit (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of a famous Brazilian criminal, called The Red Light Bandit because he always used a red flashlight to break in the houses during the night. Working alone, he also used to rape his female victims. (92 mins.)
 
67.
13 Tzameti (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him... (93 mins.)
Director: Géla Babluani
 
68.
Montage (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
15 years ago, a mother lost her child in a kidnapping case. A similar crime happens again and she won't let him go this time. (120 mins.)
Director: Geun-seop Jeong
 
69.
Raising Cain (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The oncologist wife of a prominent child psychologist suspects her husband has an unhealthy scientific obsession with their child, unaware of what - or who - is really going on inside his head. (91 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
70.
Palabras encadenadas (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A mild-mannered psychopath plays mind-games with a woman he has tied to a chair in his basement. (89 mins.)
Director: Laura Mañá
 
71.
52 Pick-Up (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A secret fling between a man and his mistress leads to blackmail and murder. (110 mins.)
 
72.
No Way Home (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An ex-cons future is threatened by his brother's involvement with drugs. (99 mins.)
 
73.
Honor Thy Father (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A family is caught in a financial ruin after being involved in a ponzi scheme. (115 mins.)
Director: Erik Matti
 
74.
Dealer (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
As he dreams of moving to Australia with his daughter to become a pastry chef, a Parisian small-time drug dealer accepts a one-time only, big cocaine deal. What starts as a simple score becomes a tale of survival in the local criminal underworld. (75 mins.)
 
75.
Himeanole (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Getting two stories in one, Himeanôru depicts the story of co-workers where one of them is gunning to make a cafe's waitress his... (99 mins.)
Director: Keisuke Yoshida
 
76.
Cold in July (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche. (109 mins.)
Director: Jim Mickle
 
77.
Death of a Corrupt Man (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In the middle of the night, deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano... (123 mins.)
Director: Georges Lautner
 
78.
Short Sharp Shock (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Three friends get caught in a life of major crime. (100 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
79.
Kidnap Syndicate (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Based on an actual event "The Kidnap Syndicate" is the story of two boys, one from a rich family and the other from a poor family, who are kidnapped and held for ransom. (97 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo
 
80.
Trivisa (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In early 1997, mobsters Kwai Ching-hung, Yip Kwok-foon and Cheuk Tze-keung, whom have never met one another... (97 mins.)
Director: Jevons Au, Frank Hui
 
81.
Killing Zoe (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Zed has only just arrived in the beautiful Paris and already he's up to no good. Having just slept with a call girl... (96 mins.)
Director: Roger Avary
 
82.
Johnny Handsome (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Johnny Handsome is a deformed gangster who plans a successful robbery with a friend of his, Mikey Chalmette... (94 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill