Hello readers, Today we will provide you the list of Best Crime movies of all time. Movies on Crime is not liked by everyone there is a special kind of audience which like these types of movie. As we all know everyone has different choice and taste when it comes to movies. If somebody likes Romantic, Comedy or other types of movies then we can’t force him to watch crime movies.
There are many movies every year releases and some of them are based on crime but not all are good and watchable by everyone there are only a few movies which are liked by all. So, On this list, we recommend you the best crime movies which are all-time best and everyone anticipated these movies. But before we go further and provide you the list of Best Crime Movies we request you don’t judge this list if your favorite crime movie is not on this list.
10. Best Crime Movies
10. City of God
Director: Fernando Meirelles
Star Cast: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino da Hora, Phellipe Haagensen & more
City of Gold is a movie based on 1965, Brazil. This is a story of two boys who lived in Rio de Janeiro one become a good photographer name Rocket (Alexandre Rodrigues) and the other one joins the drug mafia name Li’l Ze (Leandro Firmino da Hora) and becomes one of the biggest drug dealers of Brazil. This movie is one of the most successful crime movies of all time and very much appreciated by audience and critics both. That’s why it ranks on number 10 position on our list.
Director: David Fincher
Star Cast: Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Gwyneth Paltrow, John C. Mcginley
Se7en is a story of a police detective William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) who is about to retire and investigating the final case of his career and are helped by a newly transferred officer David Mills (Brad Pitt). When they are in search of the murderer they discover that he is a serial killer (Kevin Spacey) who kills those people who represent the deadly Seven Sins. This is what the movie is all about will Somerset and Mills be able to find the killer. For this, you have to watch this Greatest Crime Movie of all Time.
8. The Departed
Director: Martin Scorsese
Star Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg & more
The departed is the story of two police officer who graduated from Massachusetts State Police Academy. William Billy (Leonardo DiCaprio) is an officer working under an Irish gangster Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson) and collect evidence against him by putting his identity secret and another officer is also working with Costello by providing him information regarding his benefits.They all are trying to hide their identities from each other and working for their own agenda. That’s what the movie is all about and this movie ranks on number 8 position on our list.
7. The Goodfellas
Director: Martin Scorsese
Star Cast: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino
The Goodfellas is a story of Italian-American gangster Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) and his two friends Jimmy Conway (Robert De Niro) and Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci) who are also gangsters. They do many robberies together but Jimmy and Tommy want to do something big and becomes the murderer. On the other Henry is still the same which he was previously being. This what the movie is all about and it ranks 7 positions on our list.
6. Leon The Professional
Director: Luc Besson
Star Cast: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aeillo
Leon The professional is the story of a 12-year-old girl Matilda (Natalie Portman) her father was a drug dealer. He works for high profile peoples and drug lord to earn money. One day her father and her family were killed by his partner Norman Stansfield (Gary Oldman) and when she is forced to live with Leon (Jean Reno) who is a professional assassin in his house. She asked him for help and train her to take revenge from the killers who killed her family. That’s what the movie is all about and it ranks on number 6 position on our list of Best Crime Movies.
5. Pulp Fiction
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Star Cast: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel & more
Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) two professional assassins who work for their criminal boss Marcellus Wallace (Uma Thurman) who give them the assignment to bring back a briefcase for him which was stolen from him. He also gives the order to Butch Coolidge (Bruce Wills) who is an aging boxer fight for Wallace and loses the matches for him. Their lives are interconnected with each other with unexpected twists and turns.
4. The Godfather II
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Star Cast: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, Talia Shire & more
The God Father II shows two parallel stories one shows the early life of Don Vito Corleone (Robert De Niro) in 1920s New York and the other one shows the present crime life of his son Michael (Al Pacino) after he becomes the new successor in 1958 and how he manages to solve the problem in his family with his wife and brother and also shows struggle to expands his business in Las Vegas, Florida and in Cuba. That’s what the movie is all about and it becomes one of the most anticipated movies all time.
3. The Dark Knight
Director: Christopher Nolan
Star Cast: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman & more
The Dark Knight is one of the best Crime movies of all time not because it is a Batman movie but because of the performances by its star cast especially by the Joker (Heath Ledger) that looks very much real and this movie is always remembered for his performance which can change peoples thinking and liked his role more than Batman (Christian Bale). This movie is one of the masterpieces of the master Christopher Nolan. That’s why this movie is one of the Best Crime Movies of all time
2. The Godfather
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Star Cast: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall & more
The Godfather is based on the novel of the same name. This is the story of an aging Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) and head of Corleone Mafia family who decide to choose his next successor before he died. But when his youngest son Michael (Al Pacino) who is a war hero came back home Don decides that his youngest son Michael will be his successor and things were changing very quickly and a war is started in his family for the place of a successor. The movie s rated as one of the best crime movies of all time.
1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Director: Frank Darabont
Star Cast: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Glancy Brown & more
The Shawshank Redemption is one of the Best Crime Movies of all time. This is the story of Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) an American Banker who is sent to Shawshank prison for the murder of his wife and her lover which he says he doesn’t. The story revolves around Andy’s struggle in the prison and how he gains the respect of his fellow inmates and his best friend Red (Morgan Freeman) who is in this prison for past 20 years and will he be able to get out from the Shawshank prison. For this, you have to watch this awesome movie. The main PSP of the movie is the performance of its lead actors. It ranks on number 1 position on our list.