Most Popular "Crime Epic" Titles
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1. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 1,666,402 | Gross: $533.32M
3. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 868,998 | Gross: $132.37M
4. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.
Votes: 786,822 | Gross: $57.30M
5. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
Votes: 530,808 | Gross: $7.56M
6. Casino (1995)
R | 178 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.
Votes: 331,853 | Gross: $42.44M
7. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
Votes: 323,817 | Gross: $130.13M
8. Scarface (1983)
R | 170 min | Crime, Drama
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Votes: 534,758 | Gross: $44.70M
9. Heat (1995)
R | 170 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist.
Votes: 429,490 | Gross: $67.44M
10. Animal Kingdom (2010)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.
Votes: 45,491 | Gross: $1.04M
11. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
R | 229 min | Crime, Drama
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Writers: Harry Grey, Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Enrico Medioli, Franco Arcalli, Franco Ferrini, Sergio Leone, Stuart Kaminsky | Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci
Votes: 219,864 | Gross: $5.30M
12. The Untouchables (1987)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.
Votes: 218,230 | Gross: $76.27M
13. Public Enemies (2009)
R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
Votes: 230,285 | Gross: $97.03M
14. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Approved | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.
15. Wild at Heart (1990)
125 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Votes: 61,155 | Gross: $14.56M
16. 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: 103,580 | Gross: $5.08M
17. Year of the Dragon (1985)
R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders.
Votes: 10,516 | Gross: $18.70M
18. Dark Blue (2002)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Votes: 17,192 | Gross: $9.06M
19. King of New York (1990)
X | 103 min | Crime, Thriller
A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.
Votes: 23,773 | Gross: $2.55M
20. The Killer (1989)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.
21. El Narco (2010)
NC-17 | 145 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Benjamin Garcia, Benny, is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the narco business, in which has for the first time in his life, an... See full summary »
22. The Long Good Friday (1980)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places. A mysterious syndicate is trying to muscle in on his ... See full summary »
23. Company (2002)
155 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A slumdog named Chandu teams up with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal syndicate. Together they eliminate all their enemies, becoming the most feared gangsters in Mumbai before jealousy and anger turn them against each other.
24. The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (1992 Video)
R | 583 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family.
25. Prince of the City (1981)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted.
26. Satya (1998)
170 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young man named Satya (J.D Chakravarthy) comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do, the once-honest young man meets an underworld boss, Bhiku... See full summary »
27. Pudhu Pettai (2006)
168 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Story about a how high school kid enter into gang as drug dealer slowly rising into gang leader and entering into political world.
28. Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama
In the teeming black markets of postwar Japan, Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara) and his buddies find themselves in a new war between factious and ambitious yakuza... See full synopsis »
29. Night Train to Mundo Fine (1966)
89 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Escaped convict Griffin and his friends ran all the way to Hell...with a penny, and a broken cigarette.
30. Leather Jackets (1992)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama
Claudia, a girl who gets around, finally lands her dream man in Mickey. However, Mickey's friend Dobbs spoils their nuptial plans when the thugs of a Vietnamese gangster that he has robbed,... See full summary »
31. Abstraction (2013)
100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An intense action crime drama revolving around the heist of a half a million dollar painting.
32. The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990 TV Movie)
73 min | Documentary
A documentary on the making of the three Godfather films, with interviews and recollections from the film makers and cast. This feature also includes the original screen tests of some of ... See full summary »
33. Agitator (2001)
150 min | Crime, Drama
A fearless Yakuza captain's loyalty is tested as two ambitious underbosses attempt a takeover of both his clan and a rival Yakuza gang.
35. Pale Blue Balloons (2008)
R | 150 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Dave is a bad cop fighting a deadly heroin addiction while working a case deep inside the mafia. After killing numerous drug dealers and even undercover police officers for the mob, he is ... See full summary »
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Red Zone Cuba
TV-14 | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mike and the 'bots take on the Coleman Francis epic of craptitude, Night Train to Mundo Fine (1966).