Most Popular Criminal As Protagonist Movies and TV Shows
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1. Ant-Man (2015)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Votes: 511,734 | Gross: $180.20M
2. Now You See Me (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An F.B.I. Agent and an Interpol Detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances, and reward their audiences with the money.
Votes: 557,534 | Gross: $117.72M
4. Stockholm (I) (2018)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Based on the absurd but true 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm that was documented in the New Yorker as the origins of the 'Stockholm Syndrome'.
Votes: 4,086 | Gross: $0.30M
5. Chappie (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.
Votes: 215,459 | Gross: $31.57M
9. Le Samouraï (1967)
GP | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After professional hitman Jef Costello is seen by witnesses his efforts to provide himself an alibi drive him further into a corner.
Votes: 39,768 | Gross: $0.04M
11. The Snowtown Murders (2011)
Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
Votes: 15,828 | Gross: $0.01M
12. Dom Hemingway (2013)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Votes: 24,666 | Gross: $0.52M
15. Danger: Diabolik (1968)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
International man of mystery Diabolik and his sensuous lover Eva Kant pull off heist after heist, all while European cops led by Inspector Ginko and envious mobsters led by Ralph Valmont are closing in on them.
16. Martin (1977)
R | 95 min | Drama, Horror
A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges.
Votes: 9,028 | Gross: $0.10M
17. Fade to Black (1980)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A shy, lonely film buff embarks on a killing spree against those who browbeat and betray him, all the while stalking his idol, a Marilyn Monroe lookalike.
19. The Valachi Papers (1972)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
Gangster Joe Valachi is a marked man in the same joint where mob boss Don Vito Genovese is imprisoned and he's forced to co-operate with the DA in exchange for protection.
Votes: 2,791 | Gross: $20.27M
20. Something for Everyone (1970)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Konrad, a handsome country boy in post-war Austria, charms his way into a butler position at the castle of a widowed countess that lost her fortune. Before long the opportunistic boy is ... See full summary »
21. The Killing Kind (1973)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem... See full summary »
22. 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 »
24. Farewell, Friend (1968)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After an overseas deployment, two former French Foreign Legion members plan to break into the vault of a French corporation.
25. Remember My Name (1978)
R | 94 min | Drama, Thriller
Just released from prison, a young woman arrives in town to "start a new life", but soon begins stalking a married construction worker for no apparent reason, turning his life inside out and eventually terrorizing him and his wife.
26. The Last Horror Film (1982)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror
A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends.
27. Bad Ronald (1974 TV Movie)
Unrated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A perverted teenage boy who lives in the walls of a house finds the house sold to a family after his mother dies, and he falls for one of the new residents.
28. Horror High (1973)
PG | 85 min | Horror
A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster. In a fit of rage against his tormentors... See full summary »
30. 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.
31. Carry on Dick (1974)
91 min | Adventure, Comedy
Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper Dencher. Captain Fancey and Sergeant Jock Strapp plan to put an end to his escapades, and enlist the help of the Reverend Flasher. ... See full summary »
32. Beast with a Gun (1977)
Unrated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts ... See full summary »
33. Someone Behind the Door (1971)
GP | 97 min | Crime, Drama
A neurosurgeon with a cheating wife takes an amnesiac into his home and conditions him to believe that the cheating wife is his own and to take the "appropriate" action.
34. The Grissom Gang (1971)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama
Set in the Depression, a gang of half-witted small-time hoods led by Slim Grissom kidnap heiress Barbara Blandish and Slim proceeds to fall in love with her. Remake of the British film No ... See full summary »
35. The Stranger Beside Me (2003 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, aspiring crime writer, Ann Rule, unwittingly becomes friends with serial killer Ted Bundy.
36. I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A cross-dressing mental patient escapes from an asylum and robs a bank. The money is soon stolen from him, and he embarks on a killing spree in an attempt to retrieve it.
37. Deadfall (1968)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama
Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices, the Moreaus, attempt to steal diamonds from the château of millionaire Salinas. However, Henry's partners in crime aren't the most emotionally stable people.
39. Entertaining Mr Sloane (1970)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Sloane, a handsome, sexy and completely amoral young man, joins Kath's household as a lodger and proceeds to manipulate her and her brother, Ed. He is recognized by Kemp (Dadda) as the ... See full summary »
40. The Thief of Paris (1967)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a ... See full summary »
41. Classe Tous Risques (1960)
Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Abel Davos is a criminal, hunted in Italy. The police are closing in, so he and his pal Raymond arrange to flee back to France with Abel's wife, Thérèse, and their two young sons. Abel and ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,753 | Gross: $0.09M
43. I, Olga (2016)
Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
"My verdict is : I, Olga Hepnarová, the victim of your bestiality, sentence you to death penalty." Those were the famous words of the 22-year-old mass murderer Olga Hepnarová, who in 1973 drove a truck into a group of innocent people in Prague.
45. Strangler vs. Strangler (1984)
93 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A mentally disturbed flower seller starts killing young girls on the streets of Belgrade. While the frustrated police inspector tries to stop him, an aspiring musician finds his life and work deeply intertwined with that of a killer.
46. Scream Bloody Murder (1973)
R | 90 min | Horror
A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, ... See full summary »
48. Crazy Fat Ethel (2016)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Horror
After years in a mental institution, Ethel is taken in by her aunt. Many people including the head nurse of the institution and a local detective believe letting Ethel leave that hospital was a huge mistake.
50. Gran bollito (1977)
115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Lea, a mature Neapolitan woman who runs a box office in the Lotto in a northern city, has had thirteen children, but all but one have died from abortion or after a few months of life. The ... See full summary »