Hulu The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu  

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The best crime drama movies streaming on Hulu are all about why it's so good to be bad. These crime dramas feature excellent detective work, ghastly murders, and gripping life-or-death scenarios.

Topping this list of crime dramas streaming on Hulu is the brilliant Fargo, starring Frances McDormand as a pregnant sheriff investigating a murder in frozen Minnesota. Then you have other great crime and revenge story, Killer Legends, not to mention classics like American Psycho and Escape from Alcatraz. Of course, these are far from the only great crime dramas available on Hulu right now, so be sure to check out the list to see what to watch next. 

Check out the list of top crime dramas on Hulu below and be sure to vote up your favorites. You can also add any movies that may be missing from the list.

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Fargo Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand Fargo is a 1996 American neo-noir dark comedy crime film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Frances McDormand as a pregnant Minnesota police chief who ...more

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Killer Legends Killer Legends is a historical documentary film directed by Joshua Zeman.

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22 Bullets Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Marina Fois "A retired gangster (Reno) is the target of a brutal assassination attempt. He survives to exact violent revenge on those who left him for dead ... but who were they? Produced by Luc ...more

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Cropsey Cropsey is a 2009 American documentary film written and directed by Joshua Zeman and Barbara Brancaccio. The film initially begins as an examination of "Cropsey," a boogeyman-like ...more

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Witness Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Glover Witness is a 1985 American thriller film directed by Peter Weir and starring Harrison Ford and Kelly McGillis. The screenplay by William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, and Earl W. Wallace focuses on a ...more

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Primal Fear Edward Norton, Richard Gere, Laura Linney Primal Fear is a 1996 American neo-noir crime-thriller film, based on William Diehl's 1993 novel of the same name and directed by Gregory Hoblit. The film tells the story of Chicago defense ...more

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Out of Time Eva Mendes, Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan Out of Time is a 2003 American thriller film, directed by Carl Franklin featuring Denzel Washington.

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Metro Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Donal Logue Metro is a 1997 American action comedy thriller film which was directed by Thomas Carter, produced by Roger Birnbaum, and starring Eddie Murphy as Scott Roper, a hostage negotiator and inspector ...more

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Escape from Alcatraz Clint Eastwood, Danny Glover, Patrick McGoohan Escape from Alcatraz is a 1979 American prison film, directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood. It is based on true events. It dramatizes possibly the only successful escape attempt ...more

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Solace Anthony Hopkins, Colin Farrell, Jeffrey Dean Morgan Solace is a 2015 American mystery thriller film directed by Afonso Poyart.The film's script was originally planned and developed as a sequel to the 1995 thriller film Se7en, but the idea was ...more

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Double Jeopardy Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Campbell Double Jeopardy is a 1999 American mystery-thriller film directed by Bruce Beresford and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Ashley Judd, and Bruce Greenwood. The film is about a woman who is framed for ...more

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Sleepers Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman Sleepers is a 1996 American legal crime drama film written, produced, and directed by Barry Levinson, and based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of the same name.

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American Psycho Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe American Psycho is a 2000 American psychological thriller comedy film co-written and directed by Mary Harron, based on Bret Easton Ellis's 1991 novel of the same name. It stars Christian Bale, ...more

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Analyze This Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow Analyze This is a 1999 gangster comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, who co-wrote the screenplay with playwright Kenneth Lonergan and Peter Tolan. The film stars Robert De Niro as a mafioso and ...more

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Nerve Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Juliette Lewis Nerve is a 2016 American thriller film directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Jeanne Ryan. The film stars Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, and Juliette ...more

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Blood Ties Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, Marion Cotillard Blood Ties is a 2013 French–American crime thriller film directed by Guillaume Canet. It is a remake of 2008 French thriller Les liens du sang by Jacques Maillot, an adaptation of the French ...more

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Once Upon a Time in Shanghai Sammo Hung, Andy On, Hark-On Fung Once Upon a Time in Shanghai is a 2014 Hong Kong martial arts film Drama directed by Wong Ching-po and starring Sammo Hung, Philip Ng and Andy On with action choreography by Yuen Woo-ping and ...more

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Flawless Demi Moore, Natalie Dormer, Michael Caine Flawless is a 2007 British fictional crime film directed by Michael Radford, written by Edward Anderson, and starring Michael Caine and Demi Moore. It premiered 11 February 2007 in Germany. The ...more

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As Good as Dead Traci Lords, Crystal Bernard, Judge Reinhold As Good as Dead is a 1995 film directed by Larry Cohen.

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Trade Kevin Kline, Kate del Castillo, Zack Ward Trade is a 2007 American film directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner and starring Kevin Kline. It was produced by Roland Emmerich and Rosilyn Heller. The film premiered January 23, 2007 at the 2007 ...more

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The Rainmaker Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Mickey Rourke The Rainmaker is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Matt Damon, based on the 1995 novel of the same name by John Grisham. Danny DeVito, Danny ...more

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The Mechanic Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn The Mechanic is a 1972 American action-thriller film directed by Michael Winner. It stars Charles Bronson and Jan-Michael Vincent. The film is noted for its opening. There is no dialogue for the ...more

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Miami Blues Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Nora Dunn Miami Blues is a 1990 action-crime-thriller-film based on the novel of the same name by Charles Willeford. It stars Alec Baldwin, Fred Ward, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. It was directed by George ...more

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Clear and Present Danger Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones Clear and Present Danger is a 1994 spy action thriller film directed by Phillip Noyce, based on Tom Clancy's book of the same name. It was preceded by the 1990 film The Hunt for Red October and ...more

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Precious Cargo Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Bruce Willis, Claire Forlani Precious Cargo is a 2016 Canadian action film directed by Max Adams. A crime boss (Bruce Willis) tries to make off with loot that belongs to another thief (Mark-Paul Gosselaar).