Most Popular "Crime Wave" Titles
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1. North by Northwest (1959)
Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
Votes: 241,213 | Gross: $13.28M
2. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Not Rated | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller
While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.
4. Point Blank (2010)
R | 81 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Samuel, a male nurse, saves the life of a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's wife hostage and force him to spring their boss.
Votes: 12,123 | Gross: $0.71M
5. Superman/Doomsday (2007 Video)
PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s.
6. Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)
PG | 84 min | Comedy, Crime
Those bumbling cadets take to the streets when three inept goons successfully orchestrate a metropolitan crime wave.
Votes: 23,749 | Gross: $11.57M
8. The Letter (1940)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense, but a letter in her own hand may prove her undoing.
9. Cry Wolf (1947)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Recently widowed Sandra Demarest arrives at the isolated home of her late husband for his wake, but his uncle will not allow her to view the corpse.
10. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)
Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A novelist aided by his future father-in-law conspires to frame himself in the murder of a stripper as part of an effort to ban capital punishment.
11. Eye of the Devil (1966)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Vineyard owner marquis Philippe de Montfaucon is called back to his castle Bellenac because of another dry season. He asks his wife and children to remain in Paris, but they still come ... See full summary »
13. The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An artist forms an attachment with a woman on holiday in the country. As the relationship develops, his behavior and information about his past cause her increasing concern.
14. Captain America (1944)
Approved | 244 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.
16. The Mask of Dimitrios (1944)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Mystery writer Cornelius Leyden becomes intrigued when the murdered body of a vicious career criminal washes up in the Bosphorus.
17. Dream Lover (1986)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After she's been attacked in her apartment, Cathy starts reliving the event in her dreams. She seeks help at a sleep disorder research center, but in doing so she encounters some unexpected... See full summary »
Votes: 407 | Gross: $0.50M
18. Zamaana Deewana (1995)
162 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
With crime flourishing out of control, the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) arranges a meeting of senior police officers to discuss this situation. They are apprised that there are ... See full summary »
19. Deception (1946)
Approved | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A piano teacher believes that her fiancé was killed on the battlefield. When he miraculously returns, they decide to marry, but are threatened by a wealthy, egotistical composer the piano teacher started dating on the rebound after she became convinced her love had died.
20. Tension (1949)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife's lover.
21. The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)
Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A disgraced merchant marine officer elects to stay aboard his sinking cargo ship in order to prove the vessel was deliberately scuttled and, as a result, vindicate his good name.
22. Night Must Fall (1964)
101 min | Crime, Thriller
A psychotic killer gets in the good graces of his aging invalid employer, and worms his way into the affection of her beautiful daughter, with unpleasant results for all.
23. Crisis (1950)
Passed | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
While on vacation in a Latin American country, an American neurosurgeon and his wife become tangled in a revolutionary uprising against a tyrannical dictator.
24. Cause for Alarm! (1951)
Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An invalid husband wrongly believes his wife and doctor are conspiring to kill him and outlines that suspicion in a letter, which causes a serious concern when he ends up dying anyway.
25. The Carey Treatment (1972)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
At a Boston hospital, Dr. Carey becomes an amateur sleuth to help clear a colleague who's accused of botching an illegal abortion that kills a 15 year old girl.
27. The Unholy Wife (1957)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Wealthy vintner Paul Hochen meets blonde bombshell Phyllis in a bar...and marries her. In due course, Phyllis is bored by Paul, and finds an exciting new lover in rodeo rider San. To adjust... See full summary »
29. Nightmare Honeymoon (1974)
PG | 95 min | Crime, Horror, Drama
Sadistic low-budget thriller about newlyweds Dack Rambo and Rebecca Danna Smith who are pursued and terrorized by a pair of rural killer rapists. One of the psychos is John Beck from the '... See full summary »
30. Shadow on the Wall (1950)
Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A woman kills her beautiful sister in a rage after finding out she has an affair with her fiancé, and later plans on killing the little girl who may have witnessed the murder.
31. The Secret Partner (1961)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A wealthy London-based shipping magnate is blackmailed by an evil dentist which threatens to reveal an old case of fraud, while the dentist himself is threaten by a mysterious masked man.
32. Chandler (1971)
GP | 85 min | Drama, Crime
A hardboiled aging private eye is hired to find and protect a missing government witness sought after by the gangsters. The witness is a beautiful French woman and even the cops can't be trusted. The case is tough, but so is Chandler.
34. You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Youthful tough Johnny Stone has fallen under the influence of petty crook Frank Wilson, who involves him and robbery and murder using his sister's boyfriend's stolen gun.
35. Kind Lady (1951)
78 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Mary Herries has a passion for art and fine furniture. Even though she is getting on in years, she enjoys being around these priceless articles. One day she meets a strange young painter ... See full summary »
36. Jack of Diamonds (1967)
Unrated | 108 min | Crime, Drama
The protege of a famous cat burglar reluctantly agrees to join forces with a lesser criminal in the daring heist of several famous jewels from a seemingly impenetrable vault.
37. Ganavim Ba Hok (2010)
90 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary film from 2010 tries to give a picture of Russian organized crime not only by describing this system, but also by interviewing some of involved persons, a number of which are currently wanted by Interpol.
38. Two Against the World (1936)
Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama
Martha Carstairs was charged with murder twenty years earlier. Now, as her daughter Edith is about to be married to Malcolm Sims Jr., son of a wealthy industrialist, a sensationalistic ... See full summary »
40. Calling Dr. Kildare (1939)
Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama
Dr. Gillespie tries to teach Jimmy Kildare a lesson by tossing him into a street clinic. Only Kildare gets called to take a bullet out of a suspected murderer, and when the cops collar him ... See full summary »
41. Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1976)
86 min | Comedy, Western
The "Rattler", head of an outlaw band have been terrorizing the residents of Peaceful Valley with a crimewave of rustling, killing, robbing. The Federal Government has sent for its best 25 ... See full summary »
44. Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Mystery
With a ruthless gang terrorizing London, Scotland Yard calls Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond out of retirement. With the help of detective Helen Smith, Drummond infiltrates the gang under an ... See full summary »
45. Calling Philo Vance (1940)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Despite an exclusive contract with the U.S. government, designer Archer Coe's design is being bid on by German, Japanese, and Italian agents - until he's murdered.
46. Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942)
Passed | 92 min | Crime, Drama
Dr. Jimmy Kildare is back at work at Blair General hospital, though several people admit that he is not himself since suffering his loss. He's taken a liking to a young intern, Don Winthrop... See full summary »
48. Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943)
89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When Roy, a homicidal maniac was put away for murder, Gillespie tried to get him committed to an insane asylum instead. Now the guy's ex-fiancee wants to marry a soldier, and she goes to ... See full summary »
49. The Real Untouchables (2001 TV Movie)
The three-part documentary examines Eliot Ness, Melvin Purvis and Thomas Dewey: three real-life heroes who battled organized crime between the two world wars.
50. Homicide Bureau (1939)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After being criticized by the Citizens' League for his inability to cope with a crime wave, Police Captain Haines orders his men in the Homicide Bureau to clean up all their cases, but ... See full summary »