The Greatest Crime Movies Ever Made

The best crime movies are listed below. These movies are similar to cop films but concentrate on the criminal's storyline rather than the cop's. All crime movies can be rated and imported into your own list of crime films. The greatest crime films list can be sorted by title, director, year, or actor. Some of the movies on this crime films list are old classics, some are TV movies, and some of the crime films deal with new themes and technology. Each entry in the list of crime movies can be voted on, so chose which is the best crime movie out there or add a new crime film to the list.

If you're looking for the top crime thrillers or crime dramas, you have to start with popular mafia classics, like The Godfather and Goodfellas. Featuring some of the best films of all time, other good crime movies include The Departed, The Usual Suspects, Reservoir Dogs, and Scarface. Looking for action movies about crime? Check out Heat and Léon: The Professional, both contenders for top ten crime films.

What are some other best movies featuring criminals? This list of crime movies will answer that question.

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