Highest Rated Crime Feature Films With At Least 1000 Votes


1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 1,709,466 | Gross: $28.34M

2. The Godfather (1972)

R | 175 min | Crime, Drama

9.2
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100 Metascore

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Votes: 1,168,619 | Gross: $134.82M

3. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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82 Metascore

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.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 1,696,378 | Gross: $533.32M

4. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

R | 202 min | Crime, Drama

9.0
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Votes: 800,394 | Gross: $57.30M

5. Pulp Fiction (1994)

R | 154 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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94 Metascore

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Votes: 1,339,568 | Gross: $107.93M

6. 12 Angry Men (1957)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Votes: 454,332

7. Drishyam (2013)

160 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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Desperate measures are taken by a man who tries to save his family from the dark side of the law, after they commit an unexpected crime.

Director: Jeethu Joseph | Stars: Mohanlal, Meena, Ansiba, Esther

Votes: 9,691

8. Nayakan (1987)

145 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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The aging patriarch of an organized mafia dynasty looks out for a way to die with minimum pain and maximum repletion.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Saranya Ponvannan, Delhi Ganesh, Janagaraj

Votes: 7,097

9. Om (1995)

150 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.9
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Satya, the son of a pious priest turns into a rowdy and enters into the underworld for the sake of love.

Director: Upendra | Stars: Shivarajkumar, Prema, Sadhu Kokila, G.V. Shivanand

Votes: 1,366

10. Saban, Son of Saban (1977)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.9
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The commander of the army constantly angered Husamettin'i Saban, after discharge to a friend instrumentalist health Ramazan begins. Binary, and the pursuit of the Commissioner detain ... See full summary »

Director: Ertem Egilmez | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Halit Akçatepe, Sener Sen, Sevda Aktolga

Votes: 11,563

11. Interrogation (2015)

106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.8
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A group of immigrants (Pandi, Murugan, Afsal and Kumar) are detained by the local state police, tortured and forced to admit to a crime they have no knowledge of. When all hope seems to be ... See full summary »

Director: Vetrimaaran | Stars: Dinesh, Samuthirakani, Anandhi, Murugadass

Votes: 1,719

12. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.7
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89 Metascore

Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 737,236 | Gross: $46.84M

13. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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79 Metascore

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 538,858 | Gross: $7.56M

14. Drishyam (2015)

163 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Desperate measures are taken by a man who tries to save his family from the dark side of the law, after they commit an unexpected crime.

Director: Nishikant Kamat | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Rajat Kapoor

Votes: 31,077

15. Thani Oruvan (2015)

160 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.7
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Revolving around a police officer who is passionate to destroy the most corrupt person in the country, Siddharth Abhimanyu.

Director: M. Raja | Stars: Jeyam Ravi, Arvind Swamy, Nayanthara, Nassar

Votes: 6,493

16. Thalapathi (1991)

157 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Surya (Rajnikanth) is an orphan raised in a slum. He finds a friend in the local Godfather (Mamooty). They rule the town and forms a parallel government. Things are well until new district ... See full summary »

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Rajinikanth, Mammootty, Shobana, Arvind Swamy

Votes: 4,262

17. Ulidavaru Kandanthe (2014)

Not Rated | 154 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.7
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A journalist sets out to uncover the truth behind an incident, through the perspectives of different people, unraveling how they and their lives are intertwined with it.

Director: Rakshit Shetty | Stars: Kishore Kumar G., Rakshit Shetty, Tara, Achyuth Kumar

Votes: 4,270

18. Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)

95 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.7
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The movie consists of 3 short movies, each about Shurik - a nerdy student.. 1. "Naparnik" ("Partner"). Shurik has a fight in a bus with a bully named Fedya because Fedya didn't want to ... See full summary »

Director: Leonid Gayday | Stars: Aleksandr Demyanenko, Aleksei Smirnov, Vladimir Basov, Emmanuil Geller

Votes: 8,002

19. Se7en (1995)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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65 Metascore

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker

Votes: 1,036,844 | Gross: $100.13M

20. The Usual Suspects (1995)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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77 Metascore

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin

Votes: 749,173 | Gross: $23.27M

21. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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84 Metascore

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 898,883 | Gross: $130.73M

22. Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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64 Metascore

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

Votes: 735,063 | Gross: $32.35M

23. American History X (1998)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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62 Metascore

A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

Director: Tony Kaye | Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 791,112 | Gross: $6.71M

24. Sicilian Vampire (2015)

124 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.6
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Equal parts Goodfellas and Dusk till Dawn. A reputed mobster Sonny Trafficante was hoping to get away to the family hunting lodge for a little rest and relaxation and create some memories. Instead what he got was a night he will never forget.

Director: Frank D'Angelo | Stars: Vittorio Altomare, Armand Assante, Daniel Baldwin, Dee Dee Benkie

Votes: 8,230

25. Black Friday (2004)

143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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76 Metascore

Black Friday is a film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen.

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastava, Dibyendu Bhattacharya

Votes: 10,097 | Gross: $0.03M

26. The Bandit (1996)

128 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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The epic adventures of the legendary Baran the Bandit following his release from prison. After serving 35 years, it is no surprise that the world has changed dramatically. Still, Baran ... See full summary »

Director: Yavuz Turgul | Stars: Sener Sen, Ugur Yücel, Sermin Hürmeric, Yesim Salkim

Votes: 34,892

27. Vishwaroopam (2013)

148 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.6
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Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. She hires a detective to keep a watch on her husband, who ... See full summary »

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Pooja Kumar, Miles Anderson, Kamal Haasan, Rahul Bose

Votes: 35,251

28. Anima and Persona (2010)

153 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.6
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A drama that unfolds between two rival mafia gang on a single day when a bag of cocaine gets stolen by two innocent people.

Director: Thiagarajan Kumararaja | Stars: Sampath Raj, Jackie Shroff, Ravi Krishna, Yasmin Ponnappa

Votes: 1,391

29. Gentlemen of Fortune (1971)

88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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A kindergarten director Troshkin is a dead ringer for a criminal nicknamed "Docent" who stole the priceless headpiece of Alexander the Great during an archaeological expedition. But after ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Seryj | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Georgiy Vitsin, Radner Muratov, Saveliy Kramarov

Votes: 7,057

30. Mahanadi (1993)

162 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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A man tries to get his family back in shape after a stint in jail.

Director: Santhana Bharathi | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Sukanya, Poornam Vishwanathan, Mahanadhi Shobana

Votes: 1,562

31. The Diamond Arm (1969)

100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.6
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Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for a gang of smugglers (a real smuggler - Gena - was also on ... See full summary »

Director: Leonid Gayday | Stars: Yuriy Nikulin, Nina Grebeshkova, Andrey Mironov, Anatoliy Papanov

Votes: 8,960

32. Watermark (2003)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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One man, two women. Past and present collide. What happens when someone kills, but no-one is guilty?

Director: Georgina Willis | Stars: Jai Koutrae, Sandra Stockley, Ruth McDonald, Ellouise Rothwell

Votes: 1,869

33. B.D. in the mountains and on the seaside (1971)

100 min | Comedy, Action, Crime

8.6
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Three paroled inept Romanian convicts dream up get-rich-quick schemes on the Black Sea Riviera where a petty-crime police squad led by Captain Panait is vacationing.

Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: Toma Caragiu, Dem Radulescu, Ion Fintesteanu, Puiu Calinescu

Votes: 1,238

34. The Departed (2006)

R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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86 Metascore

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 884,172 | Gross: $132.37M

35. The Green Mile (1999)

R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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61 Metascore

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 795,092 | Gross: $136.80M

36. A Wednesday (2008)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A retiring police officer reminisces about the most astounding day of his career. About a case that was never filed but continues to haunt him in his memories - the case of a man and a Wednesday.

Director: Neeraj Pandey | Stars: Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Jimmy Shergill, Deepal Shaw

Votes: 43,128

37. In the Name of God (2007)

168 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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Two brothers, both artistes, experience major changes at the hands of Islamic fundamentalists and the U.S. Government; while their female cousin is abducted, forced to marry, and sexually molested.

Director: Shoaib Mansoor | Stars: Shaan Shahid, Fawad Khan, Iman Ali, Austin Marie Sayre

Votes: 7,960

38. Hera Pheri (2000)

156 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

8.5
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Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they recieve a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned...

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty, Tabu

Votes: 30,514

39. Jigarthanda (2014)

171 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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An aspiring director targets a ruthless gangster for making a violent gangster film. His discreet attempts to research the gangster fail miserably. Finally when he gets caught snooping, the tables are turned on him.

Director: Karthik Subbaraj | Stars: Siddharth, Bobby Simha, Lakshmi Menon, Nassar

Votes: 4,623

40. Le Trou (1960)

Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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In prison four long-sentence inmates planning an elaborate escape cautiously induct a new inmate to join in their scheme which leads to distrust and uncertainty.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: André Bervil, Jean Keraudy, Michel Constantin, Philippe Leroy

Votes: 9,401

41. Don't Let Them Shoot the Kite (1989)

100 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Baris, a 5 year-old little boy, has to stay in a prison with her mother during her detention period. Baris develops a special relationship with Inci, a young woman who also stays in prison. She promises him that the kite will fly someday.

Director: Tunç Basaran | Stars: Nur Sürer, Füsun Demirel, Güzin Özipek, Güzin Özyagcilar

Votes: 4,117

42. Zübük (1980)

88 min | Comedy, Crime

8.5
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This is the story of the politician named Zubuk. He gets expelled from the political party that he is a member of, due to corruption. The journalist Yasar wants to make a news story about ... See full summary »

Director: Kartal Tibet | Stars: Kemal Sunal, Nevra Serezli, Kadir Savun, Zeki Alpan

Votes: 4,904

43. Reservoir Dogs (1992)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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78 Metascore

After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn

Votes: 672,482 | Gross: $2.81M

44. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

R | 229 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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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.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci

Votes: 223,650 | Gross: $5.30M

45. North by Northwest (1959)

Approved | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.4
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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.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Votes: 222,421

46. M (1931)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Votes: 100,189 | Gross: $0.03M

47. Double Indemnity (1944)

Passed | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.4
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An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Votes: 98,922

48. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 64,297

49. Talvar (2015)

132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.4
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An experienced investigator confronts several conflicting theories about the perpetrators of a violent double homicide.

Director: Meghna Gulzar | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi, Sohum Shah

Votes: 14,392 | Gross: $0.34M

50. A Brighter Summer Day (1991)

Not Rated | 237 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.4
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90 Metascore

Based on a true story, primarily on a conflict between two youth gangs, a 14-year-old boy's girlfriend conflicts with the head of one gang for an unclear reason, until finally the conflict comes to a violent climax.

Director: Edward Yang | Stars: Chen Chang, Lisa Yang, Kuo-Chu Chang, Elaine Jin

Votes: 2,910