The Best Criminal Biopics Of All Time

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Vote up the best biographical movies about any type of criminal, white collar to violent.

More than 500 movie fans have come together to cast their votes for the best criminal biopics. These gripping films offer a unique look into some of history's most notorious criminals and the events that shaped their lives. Whether it be an infamous serial killer, a powerful mob boss or a grizzled detective, these movies are sure to captivate viewers with their exploration of crime and justice.

One of the best examples is Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas which stars Ray Liotta as Henry Hill, who rose through ranks of organized crime in New York City during his decades-long career as a mobster. Another great example is Catch Me If You Can starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks which tells the story of a cat and mouse game between a clever con artist and a determined FBI agent.

Other notable mentions include Public Enemies, American Gangster, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Monster among many others. All these films provide insight into both sides of criminal activity - from those committing heinous acts to those charged with bringing them to justice - offering an unparalleled perspective on true stories that shocked society at large. So why not check out this list and vote up your favorites?

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