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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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Destroyer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany
Destroyer is a 2018 crime thriller film directed by Karyn Kusama. A police detective (Nicole Kidman) reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make
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Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Bryan Cranston
The Lincoln Lawyer is a 2011 American thriller film adapted from the novel of the same name by Michael Connelly, starring Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy and Marisa Tomei. ...more

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The Commuter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson
The Commuter is a 2018 psychological thriller-horror film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. While on his daily commute home, an insurance salesman (Liam Neeson) is offered $100,000 if he ...more
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If Beale Street Could Ta... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo
If Beale Street Could Talk is a 2018 American drama film directed by Barry Jenkins, based on the novel by James Baldwin. A woman in Harlem (Kiki Layne) desperately scrambles to prove her ...more
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Ca$h is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
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Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Martin Sheen
Wall Street is a 1987 American drama film, directed and co-written by Oliver Stone, which stars Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen, Daryl Hannah and Martin Sheen. The film tells the story of Bud ...more

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Demián Bichir, Joaquín Cosío, Gabriel Chavarria
A Better Life is a 2011 American drama film directed by Chris Weitz. The screenplay, originally known as The Gardener, was written by Eric Eason based on a story by Roger L. Simon. Demián ...more
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Robert De Niro, 50 Cent, Dana Delany
Freelancers is a crime-drama film directed by Jessy Terrero, and stars 50 Cent, Forest Whitaker, and Robert De Niro. Filming took place in New Orleans, Louisiana. It had a limited release in ...more
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Jennifer Aniston, Isla Fisher, Tim Robbins
Life of Crime is a 2013 American crime comedy film written and directed by Daniel Schechter based on Elmore Leonard's 1978 novel The Switch, which includes characters later revisited in his 1992 ...more
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Detroit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith
Detroit is an American period crime drama film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal based on the 1967 Detroit riot. A police raid in Detroit in 1967, called the Algiers Motel ...more
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Terminal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Terminal Margot Robbie, Max Irons, Thomas Turgoose
Terminal is a 2018 drama thriller film directed by Vaughn Stein. Two hitmen agree to take on a high risk mission for a mysterious employer, but along the way, they encounter a woman (Margot ...more
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Out of Blue is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Mamie Gummer, Patricia Clarkson, James Caan
Out of Blue is a 2019 American crime film directed by Carol Morley, based on the novel Night Train by Martin Amis. Detective Mike Hoolihan (Patricia Clarkson) is called to investigate the ...more
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Monsters and Men is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Monsters and Men John David Washington, Anthony Ramos, Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Monsters and Men is a 2018 American drama film directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green. The aftermath of a police killing of a black man, told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an ...more

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Set Up is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Set Up