The best crime movies of 2022 really show us the seedy underbelly of society. The Batman really leaned hard into the detective aspects of the superhero which makes it a prime example of the crime genre. Funny and dark at the same time, Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers is not only a great kids film, it is also a noir tale of two has been actors taking their former roles seriously for the first time. Aubrey Plaza fans are also going to want to be on the lookout for Emily the Criminal that finds Plaza getting tangled up with a credit card scam in the middle of Los Angeles. Because crime movies are more of a hybrid genre, you'll find comedies, dramas, and action films on the list. That means it's up to you to help decide which of these is the best crime movie of 2022.
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- Mark Rylance takes the lead as an English tailor working in Chicago in this gripping thriller. You'll get classic mystery movie vibes as the film culminates in a pivotal night. Hopefully Leonard (Rylance) can surive the evening with a tailored solution to fit the occasion.
- Kim Farrant brings Sarah Alderson's novel The Weekend Away to life in this Netflix Original thriller. You'll be on the edge of your seat with each twist and turn in this murder mystery set in Croatia.
- Sometimes some crimes go slipping through the cracks, but these two gumshoes are finally picking up the slack, after a close to 30 year hiatus. Your favorite rescue rangers are back, this time in a full length Who Framed Roger Rabbit style movie on Disney+. John Mulaney and Andy Samberg voice the titular Chip and Dale, two washed-out chipmunks who need to solve a new mystery.
- After several delays, Matt Reeve's dark and gritty version of Batman has finally arrived. Already garnering great reviews and with plans for a trilogy, The Batman is poised to be one of the best and highest grossing films of 2022. Taking Batman back to his detective roots, we follow Bruce Wayne as he tracks down this serial killer version of the Riddler.