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Film The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers  

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The best crime thrillers all feature and focus on a single, strong willed protagonist.

Because of technological advancements, modern film-making is able to portray story and characters in more realistic, artistic and jaw-dropping ways

Honorable Mention: Carlito's Way, Donnie Brasco, The Game
Dishonorable Mention: The Usual Suspects (Let's face it, this movie sucks).

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Blade Runner Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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Memento is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Memento Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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Heat is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Heat Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer

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Narc is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Narc Ray Liotta, Jason Patric, Chi McBride

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Brick is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Brick Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Seven Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey

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The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
The Fugitive Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Jeroen Krabbé

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Eyes Wide Shut is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Eyes Wide Shut Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack

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The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
The Silence of the Lambs Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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Clear and Present Danger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Clear and Present Danger Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones

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Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Mission: Impossible Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave

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Jackie Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Jackie Brown Pam Grier, Robert Forster, Samuel L. Jackson

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Training Day is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Training Day Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Eva Mendes

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Red Dragon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Red Dragon Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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GoldenEye is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
GoldenEye Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Sean Bean

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Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Die Hard Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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The Drop is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
The Drop Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini

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The Insider is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
The Insider Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer

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Patriot Games is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Patriot Games Harrison Ford, Sean Bean, James Earl Jones

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The Negotiator is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
The Negotiator Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Giamatti

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The Pelican Brief is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
The Pelican Brief Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

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Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Léon: The Professional Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

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The Girl with the Dragon Tatto... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Robin Wright

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L.A. Confidential is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
L.A. Confidential Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce

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Michael Clayton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Michael Clayton George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson

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Deep Cover is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Deep Cover Jeff Goldblum, Laurence Fishburne, Clarence Williams III

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Unfaithful is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Unfaithful Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan

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Prisoners is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Prisoners Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

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Zodiac is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Zodiac Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr.

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Nikita is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Nikita Jean Reno, Jeanne Moreau, Anne Parillaud

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Insomnia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Insomnia Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Mystic River is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Mystic River Tim Robbins, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon

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The Ninth Gate is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
The Ninth Gate Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

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Presumed Innocent is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
Presumed Innocent Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raúl Juliá

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A Walk Among the Tombstones is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 35 Most Solid Modern Crime Thrillers
A Walk Among the Tombstones Liam Neeson, Ruth Wilson, Dan Stevens