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The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu 

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Updated February 3, 2020 394 votes 270 voters 28.2k views 30 items

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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H. H. Holmes: America's ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Tony Jay, Harold Schechter, Ed Bertagnoli

Released: 2003

Directed by: John Borowski

H. H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer is a 2004 biographical documentary film directed by John Borowski. The film relates the true life story of American serial killer H. H. Holmes. ...more
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2 Fast 2 Furious is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Eva Mendes, Paul Walker, Ludacris

Released: 2003

Directed by: John Singleton

2 Fast 2 Furious is a 2003 American street racing action film directed by John Singleton. It is the second installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise. Brian O'Conner teams up with his ...more

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American Gangster is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

Released: 2007

Directed by: Ridley Scott

American Gangster is a 2007 American biographical crime film directed by Ridley Scott, based on the criminal career of Frank Lucas. An outcast New York City cop (Russell Crowe) is charged with ...more

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Light Sleeper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, David Spade

Released: 1992

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Light Sleeper is an American drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader in 1992. It stars Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, and Dana Delany. The film, set in New York City, shows the tragic ...more

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The French Connection is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

Released: 1971

Directed by: William Friedkin

The French Connection is a 1971 American dramatic thriller film directed by William Friedkin and produced by Philip D'Antoni. It stars Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, and Roy Scheider. The film was ...more

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Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Martin Sheen

Released: 1987

Directed by: Oliver Stone

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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Middle Men is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Kelsey Grammer, James Caan, Terry Crews

Released: 2009

Directed by: George Gallo

Middle Men is a 2009 comedy-drama film directed by George Gallo and written by Gallo and Andy Weiss. It stars Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht and James Caan. The movie is based on ...more

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Harry Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Iain Glen

Released: 2009

Directed by: Daniel Barber

"Harry Brown marks the feature film debut for talented upcoming director Daniel Barber, Academy Award®-nominated in 2008 for his short film The Tonto Woman. The film is an urban western ...more
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The Fast and the Furious... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joe Donley added Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Released: 2001

Directed by: Rob Cohen

The Fast and the Furious is a 2001 American street racing action film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster. The film is the first ...more

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The Lincoln Lawyer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Bryan Cranston

Released: 2011

Directed by: Brad Furman

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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A Better Life is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Demián Bichir, Joaquín Cosío, Gabriel Chavarria

Released: 2011

Directed by: Chris Weitz

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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Freelancers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Robert De Niro, 50 Cent, Dana Delany

Released: 2012

Directed by: Jessy Terrero

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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Life of Crime is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jennifer Aniston, Isla Fisher, Tim Robbins

Released: 2013

Directed by: Daniel Schechter

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Wild Card is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Wild Card Sofía Vergara, Jason Statham, Anne Heche

Released: 2014

Directed by: Simon West

Wild Card is a 2015 American crime thriller film directed by Simon West, and starring Jason Statham, Michael Angarano, Dominik Garcia-Lorido, Milo Ventimiglia, Hope Davis, and Stanley Tucci. The ...more
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In Secret is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Elizabeth Olsen, Jessica Lange, Tom Felton

Released: 2013

Directed by: Charlie Stratton

In Secret, previously titled Thérèse, is a 2013 American erotic thriller film written and directed by Charlie Stratton. Based on Émile Zola's 1867 classic novel ...more
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The Con Is On is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Con Is On Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Alice Eve

Released: 2018

Directed by: James Oakley

The Con Is On (previously titled The Brits Are Coming) is a 2018 heist comedy film directed by James Oakley. A British con-artist couple, Harriet (Uma Thurman) and Peter Fox (Tim Roth) plan a ...more
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The Limehouse Golem is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Limehouse Golem Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth

Released: 2017

Directed by: Juan Carlos Medina

The Limehouse Golem is a 2016 British horror-mystery film directed by Juan Carlos Medina, based on the 1994 novel by Peter Ackroyd. In Victorian London, a Scotland Yard inspector (Bill Nighy) ...more
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Detroit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

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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In the Fade is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Diane Kruger, Denis Moschitto, Numan Acar

Released: 2017

Directed by: Faith Akin

In the Fade is a 2017 German drama film directed by Fatih Akin. Katja's (Diane Kruger) life collapses after the death of her husband and son in a bomb attack. After a time of mourning and ...more
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The Commuter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

Released: 2018

Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra

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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Terminal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Terminal Margot Robbie, Max Irons, Thomas Turgoose

Released: 2018

Directed by: Vaughn Stein

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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If Beale Street Could Ta... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo

Released: 2018

Directed by: Barry Jenkins

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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Destroyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany

Released: 2018

Directed by: Karyn Kusama

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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Monsters and Men is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Monsters and Men John David Washington, Anthony Ramos, Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Released: 2018

Directed by: Reinaldo Marcus Green

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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The Guilty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Crime Dramas Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Johan Olsen

Released: 2018

Directed by: Gustav Möller

The Guilty is a 2018 Danish thriller film directed by Gustav Möller. A police officer (Jakob Cedergren) assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency ...more