What are the best crime movies?

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    #1Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino starring John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, and Uma Thurman. It won several awards such as the Golden Globe in Best Motion Picture and the Oscar for Best Screenplay.

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    Stephanie Kennedy
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I could watch Pulp Fiction a hundred times and still not get tired of it. Between the bizarre but intriguing work of Quentin Tarantino, the star-filled cast, and the violently vivid story, it's a movie that never loses its draw. I highly recommend it to any fans of the crime genre."
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    #2The Godfather

    The Godfather

    The Godfather tells the intimate story of the Corleone family at the core of the Italian-American in the 40s. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel of Mario Puzo which won three Oscar awards and seven nominations. 

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    Johnny Flores
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "The Godfather movie ad the series should be a must-watch for everyone. The first movie is the best one for me since it introduces the Corleone family and makes us to learn a whole new world. The movie is awarded many times by different organization and Marlon Brando was able to grab the Oscar for best leading role with his great character."
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    #3Scarface

    Scarface

    Scarface is a 1983 American crime film directed by Brian De Palma starring Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, and Michelle Pfeiffer. This is the remake of the 1932 film about the Cuban drug traffickers in Miami. 

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    Jeremy Wade
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "bad"
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    #4Goodfellas

    Goodfellas

    Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime movie directed by Martin Scorsese based on the non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi. It is about the mob in 1955 and stars Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Ray Liotta. 

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    Jason Worley
    Written on September 21, 2019
    "If you're one of us you're agoodfella. If you're not a good fella we'll feed you to the tigers"
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    #5Reservoir Dogs

    Reservoir Dogs

    Reservoir Dogs is a 1992 American crime thriller film directed by Quentin Tarantino starring Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, and Michael Madsen. This film is about a diamond heist gone wrong. 

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    Jason Worley
    Written on September 21, 2019
    "After watching this I want to get with a group of strangers. The only thing we need to know about each other is our made up nicknames. then we'll find something to get into"
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    #6The Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and adapted from the Stephen King short story Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.

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    Kimberly Stevens
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "I consider The Shawshank Redemption to be the best movie in its genre. I know all my peeps own a copy. I suggest you do not miss out. "
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    #7Ocean's Eleven

    Ocean's Eleven

    Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 American heist film directed by Steven Soderbergh starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, and Julia Roberts. It is the remake of the 1960 film of the same name and the fifth highest grossing film of 2001. 

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    Peter Hicks
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "A very fun and instantly icon movie. I would say just about anybody would enjoy this film regardless of their movie preferences. It's a good and fun film that will keep you engaged the entire time."
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    #8Face/Off

    Face/Off

    Face/Off is a 1997 American science fiction action film directed by John Woo starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. This film was nominated for Best Sound Effects Editing at the 70th Academy Awards. 

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    Judy Berry
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "This is a suspenseful movie that will keep you on your edge-of-your-seat. Great twist in the movie to keep you guessing about the final outcome. "
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    #9Focus (2015)

    Focus (2015)

    Focus is a comedy, crime, drama film that was released in 2015. It was directed by Glenn Ficarra, and John Requa and starred by  Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro.

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    Judy Holmes
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I really enjoyed this movie. The plot was interesting and not predictable. The dialogue and writing were sharp and believable. For the most part the acting was great with the possible exception of Will Smith. I wish they would make more movies like this and fewer superhero movies."
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    #10Mute

    Mute

    Mute is a Netflix Original movie directed by Duncan Jones. It is a mystery, sci-fi and thriller film that was realeased in Febuary 2018. It is starred by Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux.

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    Lawrence Martin
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "I was so surprised when I found out this was a Netflix original film. It's very well done and the plot is super exciting and suspenseful. Alexander Skarsgård is so handsome in this!"
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    #111922

    1922

    1922 is a Netflix Original film directed by Zak Hilditch and written by Stephen King. It is a crime, drama and mystery movie about a farmer set in 1922. It features Thomas Jane, Molly Parker, Dylan Schmid.

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    Nancy Mitchell
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This is about a family with a tragic history. There is some funny scenes and also some gruesome ones. It gets pretty slow at times and doesn't tell a lot about life in the twenties. It is a horror movie, but with a redneck psycho who has a strong , very hard to understand dialect, which made it hard to get into in my opinion. "
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    #12Tsotsi

    Tsotsi

    Tsosti is a crime/drama movie in 2005 that earned awards around the globe. The story is about a young criminal named Tsotsi whose life changes after carnapping a vehicle with an infant on board.

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    Stephen Garrett
    Written on June 5, 2018
    "This is a very different take on the crime genre and probably one of the most interesting foreign films I have seen, although I haven't seen much cinema from South Africa. Tsotsi seems like a hardened criminal, but with the situation he gets himself into he comes off as a sort of anti-hero. I would recommend it even if you aren't used to watching movies with subtitles."
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    #13Pink Flamingos

    Pink Flamingos
    Pink Flamingos is a cult classic film in 1972. The film is about criminal figure Divine, a self-proclaimed “The Filthiest Person Alive.” Divine is challenged by the couple Raymond and Connie Marble as they attempt to seize her title.
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    Liu Li
    Written on June 5, 2018
    "I don't remember how this is different than the original, other than its got the Director's comments and outtakes, but this is awesome. I'd moved to Balto just as this was getting released, and my local (Fells Point) video store had it advertised in its window. Finally got it and it is everything I remember and more."
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    #14Heat

    Heat

    Heat is a dramatic criminal thriller motion picture that stars Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and Val Kilmer. It was written and directed by Michael Mann and premiered on December 6, 1995, in Burbank, California.

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    Thor Andersen
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "It has all the good actors and all the good crime ingrediensts."

Summary

Best What are the best crime movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Pulp FictionMovies 22 Paid
2The GodfatherMovies 18 Paid
3ScarfaceMovies 15 Paid
4GoodfellasMovies 13 Paid
5Reservoir DogsMovies 8 Paid
6The Shawshank RedemptionMovies 5 Paid
7Ocean's ElevenMovies 5 Paid
8Face/OffMovies 5 Paid
9Focus (2015)Movies 3 Paid
10MuteMovies 3 Paid
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