Top Crime Movies of the 1990'sby hiddenagenda1 | created - 16 Mar 2012 | updated - 16 Mar 2012 | Public
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1. Home Alone 3 (1997)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fends off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed.
Votes: 84,867 | Gross: $30.88M
2. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind.
Votes: 231,480 | Gross: $173.59M
3. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Votes: 358,255 | Gross: $285.76M
4. Virus (I) (1996)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Thriller
A United States Presidential bodyguard risks everything to save the day when a truck chock full of biological weapons contrives to crash in a National Park.
5. 3 Ninjas (1992)
PG | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Family
Each year, three brothers, Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visit their grandfather, Mori Tanaka, for the summer. Mori is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the ... See full summary »
Votes: 17,579 | Gross: $29.00M
6. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
Laurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time and now the life of her own son hangs in the balance.
Votes: 53,532 | Gross: $55.04M
7. Scream (1996)
R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery
A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.
Votes: 242,046 | Gross: $103.05M
8. Cliffhanger (1993)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.
Votes: 103,906 | Gross: $84.05M
9. Batman Returns (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.
Votes: 234,782 | Gross: $162.83M
10. Scream 2 (1997)
R | 120 min | Horror, Mystery
Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins.
Votes: 134,715 | Gross: $101.36M
11. Rear Window (1998 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
12. I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery
The murderous fisherman with a hook is back to once again stalk the two surviving teens, Julie and Ray, who left him for dead, as well as cause even more murder and mayhem, this time at a posh island resort.
Votes: 59,555 | Gross: $40.00M
13. Stranger in Town (1998 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 94 min | Drama
New to a small town, a city teen grows suspicious of a man who befriended him and his single mother.
14. Striking Poses (1999)
R | 93 min | Thriller
When a beautiful paparazzo for a tabloid magazine finds herself pursued by a ruthless stalker, she is determined to emerge from this deadly game alive, and independently wealthy.
15. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Votes: 507,684 | Gross: $24.61M
16. Eye of the Stalker (1995 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, Thriller
A college student is stalked by a disturbed older man.
17. Child in the Night (1990 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A psychologist treats an 8 year old boy who witnessed his father's murder but the child blocks out details that could help the police.
18. Barton Fink (1991)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Votes: 97,054 | Gross: $6.15M
19. Evil Has a Face (1996 TV Movie)
R | 98 min | Drama, Thriller
A talented young female police sketch artist uses her abilities to track down an evil child molester.
20. Bloodmoon (1990)
R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
A serial killer is loose at an all girl school, where he strangles girls with a piece of barbed wire.
21. Funny Games (1997)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
22. Miller's Crossing (1990)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.
Votes: 111,275 | Gross: $5.08M
23. Face of Evil (1996 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Thriller
On her wedding night, twenty-year-old Darcy Palmer empties her fiancé's bank account and flees to New York City. Along the way, she tries robbing Brianne Dwyer, who's heading to a New ... See full summary »
24. The Big Lebowski (1998)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
Votes: 600,917 | Gross: $17.45M
25. Tall, Dark and Deadly (1995 TV Movie)
R | Romance, Thriller
After breaking up with her boyfriend Sam, engineering designer Maggie falls in love with a very romantic and mysterious Roy Calvin. But soon he turns to be a violent man and makes Maggie's ... See full summary »
26. I Can Make You Love Me (1993 TV Movie)
92 min | Crime, Drama, History
A beautiful young computer technician starting off her career in Silicon Valley during the Eighties, is stalked and harassed by a nerdy, dangerous and mentally-unstable colleague with a twisted obsession.
27. Perfect Alibi (1995)
98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Melanie is married to Keith Bauers, she has two beautiful children and she is rich. She decides to engage a girl au pair, Janine, who arrives from France. Everything seems to run perfectly.... See full summary »
28. When a Stranger Calls Back (1993 TV Movie)
R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young babysitter, all alone in the house with two children asleep above, is bothered by a stranger. Unfortunately, the phone's dead...
29. Degree of Guilt (1995 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Mystery
Two part movie that follows attorney Christopher Paget and his assistant Teri Peralta. The first part has Paget being asked by his former lover and mother of his son to defend her when she ... See full summary »
30. Seduced and Betrayed (1995 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Thriller
A beautiful but equally dangerous widow won't take "no" for an answer as she draws a dedicated family man into a world of passion, deceit and betrayal, threatening to destroy him in the ... See full summary »
31. A Friend to Die For (1994 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama
When popular and beautiful cheerleader Stacey is stabbed to death, who could have done it? It could have been asocial Goth girl Monica, it could've been angst-ridden Jill - or maybe it was the plain girl nobody suspected.
32. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 1,888,034 | Gross: $28.34M
33. Deadly Pursuits (1996 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
A former stripper befriends a young man looking for his father, all the while trying to avoid a hitman for the mob, to whom she is deeply in debt.
34. The Stepsister (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Thriller
A young psych major uses her wits to expose the deadly intentions of her father's new bride and the woman's conniving daughter.
35. Deadly Medicine (1991 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Thriller
A pediatrician becomes trapped in a web of betrayal and guilt when her best friend, a nurse, seems to be a baby-killer.
36. Echo (1997 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, Thriller
Identical twins, seperated at birth, meet each other.
37. Killers in the House (1998 TV Movie)
R | Drama, Thriller
Bank robbers on the run from the police invade a mansion and take the owners hostage.
38. No One Would Tell (1996 TV Movie)
96 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A shy high school student's seemingly perfect relationship with a popular jock quickly turns abusive and dangerous.
39. Blind Side (1993 TV Movie)
R | 98 min | Thriller
A couple visits Mexico to scout a new location for their furniture manufacturing business and hit a cop with their car on the way back stateside. Realizing that if they report it they could... See full summary »
40. The Stranger Beside Me (1995 TV Movie)
92 min | Drama
There's a rapist plaguing a neighborhood. Now a young newlywed suspects that her new husband may be the one doing this.
41. School's Out (1999 TV Movie)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After escaping from a nearby mental institution, a violent lunatic and sexual deviant terrorizes a group of seniors at their end-of-the-year high school dance.
42. Alone in the Woods (1996)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Two dopey kidnappers get more than they bargain for when a super-smart ten year old which gets separate from his parents, which also uncovers their plot....and swings into action, Home Alone-style.
43. Deadly Web (1996 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A divorced mother (Gigi Rice) is targeted by an on-line stalker known as Cybergod, and she teams with an ex-cop (Ed Marinaro) to track down the maniac.
44. Moment of Truth: Stalking Back (1993 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, Crime
A teen girl is stalked and harassed by a perverted man ten years older than she is, but despite help from her family, there's little the police can do to get rid of him.
45. Strangeland (1998)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
A detective pursues a sadist specializing in body modification rituals who lures teenagers through the internet.
Votes: 5,959 | Gross: $0.63M
46. Run Lola Run (1998)
R | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks.
Votes: 170,714 | Gross: $7.27M
47. Dangerous Intentions (1995)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
A man stalks his wife and child when they leave for an abused women's shelter.
8 or 9/10
48. Office Space (1999)
R | 89 min | Comedy
Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss.
Votes: 214,423 | Gross: $10.82M
8 or 9/10
49. Popcorn (1991)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
A murderer begins killing off teenagers at a horror movie marathon they have organized in an abandoned theater.
Votes: 2,891 | Gross: $4.21M
50. Someone to Love Me (1998 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
A promiscuous girl is raped by a fellow student.
51. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After a nasty accident, four friends begin to drift apart. One year later Julie James gets a anonymous message and then a slicker wearing, hook wielding killer begins to rip apart her life.
Votes: 114,367 | Gross: $72.59M
52. Urban Legend (1998)
R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery
A college student suspects a series of bizarre deaths are connected to certain urban legends.
Votes: 51,224 | Gross: $38.07M
53. Single White Female (1992)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A woman advertising for a new roommate finds that something very strange is going on with the tenant who decides to move in.
Votes: 26,129 | Gross: $47.92M
54. Tell Me No Secrets (1997 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Thriller
Jess Koster is a young attorney in LA who is being stalked by the serial killer she is prosecuting.
55. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller
After her humiliated husband kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against a woman and her family.
Votes: 32,194 | Gross: $88.04M
56. The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime
The R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher.
Votes: 30,642 | Gross: $27.93M
57. The Client (1994)
PG-13 | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney to protect him when the District Attorney tries to use him to take down a mob family.
Votes: 50,183 | Gross: $92.12M
58. Eraser (1996)
R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A Witness Protection specialist becomes suspicious of his co-workers when dealing with a case involving high-tech weapons.
Votes: 90,765 | Gross: $101.30M
59. Mercury Rising (1998)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Shadowy elements in the NSA target a nine-year old autistic savant for death when he is able to decipher a top secret code.
Votes: 58,164 | Gross: $32.94M
60. A Deadly Vision (1997 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A waitress who has psychic visions of murders before they happen is asked by a police detective to help find a serial killer.
61. If Someone Had Known (1995 TV Movie)
80 min | Biography, Drama
A young wife and mother is abused by her husband and keeps the secret from her friends and family.
62. The Fugitive (1993)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt lead by a seasoned US Marshall.
Votes: 229,213 | Gross: $183.88M
63. Darkman (1990)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
A brilliant scientist left for dead returns to exact revenge on the people who burned him alive.
Votes: 51,049 | Gross: $33.88M
64. Psycho (1998)
R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young female embezzler arrives at the Bates Motel, which has terrible secrets of its own.
Votes: 40,251 | Gross: $21.46M
65. Cape Fear (1991)
R | 128 min | Crime, Thriller
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
Votes: 139,989 | Gross: $79.10M
66. The Confession (1999)
R | 114 min | Drama, Thriller
A High powered NY litigator, hired to defend a murderer who avenged his young son's death, struggles with his own desires for success versus the moral wishes of his client to choose the ... See full summary »
67. Undercover Blues (1993)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,558 | Gross: $12.42M
7 or 8/10
68. The Usual Suspects (1995)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.
Votes: 825,235 | Gross: $23.34M
7 or 8/10
69. Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Mystery
A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
Votes: 31,302 | Gross: $11.29M
7 or 8/10
70. Casino (1995)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.
Votes: 372,847 | Gross: $42.44M
7 or 8/10
71. Night Sins (1997 TV Movie)
240 min | Drama, Thriller
A female FBI investigator takes over jurisdiction in Dear Lake, a small northern town just as a young boy is abducted. Her investigation leads to a bigger series of abductions and murders ... See full summary »
72. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas.
Votes: 74,033 | Gross: $135.27M
73. Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O'Hara Story (1994 TV Movie)
89 min | Drama
A woman unwittingly marries a psychopathic serial killer.
74. Killing Mr. Griffin (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 89 min | Thriller, Drama
The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the... See full summary »
75. Love's Deadly Triangle: The Texas Cadet Murder (1997 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 93 min | Drama
Diane and David love each other, but when they go to separate army academies, David has an affair. Diane snaps and ultimately something very sinister happens that the couple get involved in.
76. Beethoven (1992)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but must contend with a dog-napping veterinarian and his henchmen.
Votes: 54,871 | Gross: $57.11M
6 or 7/10
77. Kindergarten Cop (1990)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy
A tough cop must pose as a kindergarten teacher in order to locate a dangerous criminal's ex-wife, who may hold the key to putting him behind bars.
Votes: 116,502 | Gross: $91.46M
6 or 7/10
78. For Richer or Poorer (1997)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy
A real estate hustler and his wife hide from the IRS among the Amish.
Votes: 8,654 | Gross: $31.61M
6 or 7/10
79. Bad Boys (1995)
R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.
Votes: 189,174 | Gross: $65.81M
6 or 7/10
80. Kicked in the Head (1997)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with ... See full summary »
Votes: 839 | Gross: $0.10M
6 or 7/10
81. Last Action Hero (1993)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character.
Votes: 115,695 | Gross: $50.02M
82. Nightbreed (1990)
R | 102 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.
Votes: 15,956 | Gross: $8.86M