Most Popular "True Crime" Titles
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1. Black Mass (I) (2015)
R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
2. Badlands (1973)
PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama
An impressionable teen girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend go on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.
3. The Iceman (2012)
R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession.
4. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
5. All Good Things (2010)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed.
6. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Approved | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.
7. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Unrated | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
8. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
R | 155 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.
9. In Cold Blood (1967)
R | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History
After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.
10. Wonderland (2003)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the police investigation of a brutal crime scene, one man was at the center of it all: legendary porn star John Holmes.
11. The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960)
101 min | Crime, History
Jack Diamond and his sickly brother arrive in prohibition New York as jewellery thieves. After a spell in jail the coldly ambitious Diamond hits on the idea of stealing from thieves himself... See full summary »
12. Walking Tall (1973)
R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser whom almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.
14. Monster: The Josef Fritzl Story (2010)
Interviews with family members, doctors and victims of 73-year-old Josef Fritzl, who held his daughter captive in a basement for 24 years and fathered seven children with her.
15. Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)
R | 113 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.
16. Citizen Gangster (2011)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama
WWII vet Eddie Boyd is torn between providing for his young family and an unfulfilled dream of becoming a Hollywood star. He discovers a way to do both, but his dream leads him down a path of danger and tragedy.
19. The Craigslist Killer (2011 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
"The Craigslist Killer" follows the dark, mysterious life Philip Markoff (Jake McDorman) conducted online while preparing for a promising future as a doctor and a life of happiness with his... See full summary »
21. Boxcar Bertha (1972)
R | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
During the depression, a union leader and a young woman become criminals to exact revenge on the management of a railroad.
22. The Onion Field (1979)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama
Greg Powell is a disturbed ex-con who recruits Jimmy Smith (aka Jimmy Youngblood), a petty thief, as his partner in crime. Powell panics one night when the two of them are pulled over by a ... See full summary »
23. Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 91 min | Drama
Rob Lowe stars as Florida prosecutor Jeff Ashton in this riveting, true-life drama based onthe infamous Casey Anthony murder trial that shocked and enraged the American public.
25. I Want to Live! (1958)
Approved | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A prostitute, sentenced to death for alleged murder, pleads her innocence.
27. The Boston Strangler (1968)
Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A series of brutal murders in Boston sparks a seemingly endless and increasingly complex manhunt.
28. The Hunt with John Walsh (2014– )
60 min | Crime
There are among the thousands of fugitives who avoid criminal prosecution in the United States every year. Find out more about these fugitives and join John Walsh in his quest to track them down and bring them to justice on "The Hunt."
29. The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (2004 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
As the police search for a missing pregnant woman, new evidence emerges that throws suspicion on her seemingly devoted husband.
30. 10 Rillington Place (1971)
GP | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the real-life case of the British serial killer John Christie, and what happened to his neighbours Tim and Beryl Evans.
31. Call Northside 777 (1948)
Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case.
32. Bloody Mama (1970)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama
A psychological gangster film based on fact. Machine gun totin' Ma Barker lead her family gang (her sons) on a crime spree in the Depression era. Her loyal brood have every perversion ... See full summary »
35. Nokas (2010)
87 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The movie portrays Norway's most spectacular robbery, where 11 men occupied central Stavanger for twenty minutes and escaped with 57 million kroner (appx $10 million). A police officer was shot and killed.
36. The Elizabeth Smart Story (2003 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of the kidnapping of teenager Elizabeth Smart,in June 2002, by two people, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
38. Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me (2003 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, Ann Rule becomes friends with Ted Bundy. Based on a book by Ann Rule.
39. Stoic (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama
A heated game of poker causes three men incarcerated for nonviolent offenses to brutalize their cellmate before taking drastic measures in order to cover up their crime.
41. Manson, My Name Is Evil (2009)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.
42. Boomerang! (1947)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.
44. The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008 TV Mini-Series)
Biography, Crime, Drama
A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the ... See full summary »
45. I Can Make You Love Me (1993 TV Movie)
92 min | Crime, Drama, History
Laura Black has got it. She has got her master's in computer science and she has got that great job in Silicon Valley. Time to say 'bye bye' to mom and dad and to leave Virginia. Everything... See full summary »
46. An Officer and a Murderer (2012 TV Movie)
85 min | Crime, Drama
The riveting film is based on the true story of a powerful and respected military officer who committed numerous brutal crimes and was eventually brought down by a tenacious small town police detective.
47. A Killer in the Family (1983 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A father serving time for murder convinces his three teenage sons that his life is being threatened by fellow inmates and that they should break him out of jail. However, when his sons ... See full summary »
48. The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science (1996–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
True stories of crime investigations using forensic science.
49. Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case (2012– )
Documentary, Crime, Drama
Baffling crimes and the clues that lead to the killer. Chilling reenactments of the victim's last days and the toll the deaths took on family and friends along with interviews and ... See full summary »
50. Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)
R | 92 min | Crime, Thriller
Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.