Most Popular "Murder For Hire" Titles
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1. Zodiac (2007)
R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.
Votes: 339,228 | Gross: $33.05M
2. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.
Votes: 77,339 | Gross: $28.01M
4. The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
A struggling dentist's life is turned upside down when a famous gangster moves in next door, and his wife convinces him to inform a notorious mob boss about the gangster's whereabouts.
Votes: 94,738 | Gross: $57.26M
6. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her.
Votes: 80,411 | Gross: $35.10M
7. The Limey (1999)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An extremely volatile and dangerous Englishman goes to Los Angeles to find the man he considers responsible for his daughter's death.
Votes: 25,739 | Gross: $3.19M
8. To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Votes: 22,960 | Gross: $0.97M
9. Fletch (1985)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Irwin M. "Fletch" Fletcher is a newspaper reporter being offered a large sum to off a cancerous millionaire, but is on the run, risking his job, and finding clues when it's clear the man is healthy.
Votes: 39,855 | Gross: $46.70M
10. Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A bitter ex-husband and a put-upon momma's boy both want their respective former spouse and mother dead. Who will pull it off?
Votes: 28,422 | Gross: $57.92M
11. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
Votes: 20,832 | Gross: $0.01M
12. The Matador (2005)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A globetrotting hitman and a crestfallen businessman meet in a hotel bar in Mexico City in an encounter that draws them together in a way neither expected.
Votes: 41,421 | Gross: $12.57M
13. Red Rock West (1993)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of... See full summary »
Votes: 16,727 | Gross: $2.50M
14. The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
R | 135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.
15. Zero Effect (1998)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The world's greatest detective Daryl Zero aided by his associate Steve Arlo investigates a complex and mysterious case of blackmail and missing keys for shady tycoon Gregory Stark who is less than forthcoming about what is really happening!
Votes: 12,812 | Gross: $1.98M
16. Deewana (1992)
185 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Kajal is a beautiful and talented young woman who loves songs and dances and attends various shows. At one of the shows she attended she gets to meet Ravi, a popular singer and both are ... See full summary »
17. Nightmare Man (2006)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
After receiving an African fertility mask as a gift Ellen tells her husband William that she's been attacked by masked phantom called 'the Nightmare Man'. As Ellen's paranoia increases, ... See full summary »
18. The Bloody Slaying of Sarah Ridelander (1973)
R | 82 min | Thriller, Horror
A serial killer murders a businessman's wife, then blackmails the man into procuring young girls for him to murder. The businessman hires a gang of renegade motor-cyclists to kidnap girls for him.
20. Bad (1977)
X | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
Hazel runs a beauty salon out of her house, but makes extra money by providing ruthless women to do hit jobs. K.T. is a parasite, and contacts Hazel looking for work when he runs out of ... See full summary »
21. Amor real (2003– )
45 min | Drama, Romance
In 19th century Mexico, Dr. Manuel Fuentes Guerra inherits a fortune of his father, whom never wanted to recognize him as his son. Now turned into a millionaire gentleman, the doctor looks ... See full summary »
22. Double Whammy (2001)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A world-weary police detective who fails to stop a fast-food restaurant massacre struggles to regain his departmental reputation, public image and self-worth.
25. Assassin(s) (1997)
128 min | Drama, Crime
Old professional killer Wagner seeks someone to teach what he knows as long as he is already dying, and he chooses Max, young and passionless thief to be his successor.
27. Callie & Son (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 142 min | Drama
Callie was a teenage mother in trouble. Fresh out of the delivery room, her son was taken from her and sold on the black-market. Vowing to find him some day, this is her story.
28. Blind Faith (1990– )
190 min | Thriller
A wealthy businessman is accused of murdering his wife to collect insurance money to pay gambling debts. Although his three sons initially believe his innocence, his actions and court evidence soon begin to prove otherwise.
29. A nyomozó (2008)
107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Badly needing money for the treatment of his ill mother, pathologist Tibor Malkáv accepts the proposition of a stranger to murder someone he doesn't know a thing about.
30. Out of Season (2004)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama
When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
33. Gone with the Pope (2010)
Unrated | 83 min | Crime
Famed nightclub performer Duke Mitchell is Paul, a paroled gangster with an unholy scheme: to kidnap the Pope and 'charge a dollar from every Catholic in the world' as the ransom. Shot in ... See full summary »
36. Hail, Mafia (1965)
90 min | Crime, Drama
A terrific film with a top-notch cast! Jack and Henry play hit men ordered to kill Eddie. Jack is torn between his orders and the loyalty he feels to his old pal, Eddie. An intriguing look ... See full summary »
37. Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and Joanne Thatcher (1989 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
Narcissistic Saskatchewan Tory politician Colin Thatcher is engaged in a bitter divorce from wife Joanne. When the court rules in Joanne's favour, Thatcher hires a hit man to kill his wife, and almost gets away with it.
38. Sip si 32 dou (1996)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A mysterious and highly skilled hitwoman in Hong Kong is paid to assassinate top-level crime bosses. After striking up a relationship with a noodle vendor, she decides to travel to South ... See full summary »
39. 16 Fathoms Deep (1948)
Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Examines the dangerous business of snaring sponges on the ocean's floor that are sold via an auction exchange. Dimitri, the crooked-head of a Florida sponge-exchange, tries to prevent a ... See full summary »
40. Johnny Sunshine Maximum Violence (2008)
78 min | Horror
The Sprawl, a seedy underworld of exploitation, violence, and zombies. In this maze of alleyways and speakeasies life is cheap, drugs are cheaper, and surviving to a ripe old age is an ... See full summary »
41. Ne boysya, ya s toboy (1981 TV Movie)
150 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The story developed during XX century in Russian empire, Azerbaijan. Two circus actors Rustam and his friend San Sanich travel to a village where Rustam was born after long years of absence... See full summary »
42. Flirting with Fate (1916)
50 min | Adventure, Comedy
In the midst of an emotional depression, a man hires a murderer to kill him. But the despair soon passes, and the man must now escape the killer he's hired to end his life.
44. Macbeth (1954 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
45. Riders of the Rio Grande (1943)
Approved | 55 min | Western
A banker struggles to keep his bank solvent and his town from going bankrupt after the bank is robbed and all its money taken. The Three Mesquiteers ride into town and set out to help.
46. She Asked for It (1937)
Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Dwight Stanford and his wife, Penny, are a pair of spendthrifts who can't hold on to money, dependent for support on Dwight's rich uncle, who sends them a monthly allowance. Conrad Norris, ... See full summary »
47. Murder Without Tears (1953)
Approved | 65 min | Action, Thriller
A husband hires a killer to murder his wife, then arranges for it to look like he committed the crime. At his trial, he presents irrefutable evidence that he could not have committed the ... See full summary »
48. Easy Money (1936)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Dan Adams resigns his position as prosecutor on the district attorney's staff and sets out to clean up a gang of fake-accident racketeers. He gets a job with an insurance company, and ... See full summary »
50. Kill Her Gently (1957)
75 min | Thriller
Two convicts who have just escaped from prison are picked up by a motorist. He recognizes the men from descriptions given of them on the radio, but instead of turning them over to the ... See full summary »