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Top Crime Films (#201-488)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
201 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 2005 Shane Black 1101
202 The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover 1989 Peter Greenaway 1102
203 Beverly Hills Cop 1984 Martin Brest 1119
204 Le Jour se lève 1939 Marcel Carné 1124
205 The Pink Panther 1963 Blake Edwards 1143
206 Road to Perdition 2002 Sam Mendes 1149
207 Wild at Heart 1990 David Lynch 1157
208 The Wolf of Wall Street 2013 Martin Scorsese 1160
209 Elephant 2003 Gus Van Sant 1170
210 Berlin Alexanderplatz 1980 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 1174
211 Cape Fear 1991 Martin Scorsese 1179
212 Monster 2003 Patty Jenkins 1183
213 Black God and White Devil 1964 Glauber Rocha 1197
214 This Is England 2006 Shane Meadows 1205
215 The Longest Yard 1974 Robert Aldrich 1214
216 Natural Born Killers 1994 Oliver Stone 1226
217 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 1988 Frank Oz 1227
218 Odd Man Out 1947 Carol Reed 1230
219 Pépé Le Moko 1937 Julien Duvivier 1243
220 Bob le Flambeur 1956 Jean-Pierre Melville 1247
221 In Cold Blood 1967 Richard Brooks 1250
222 King of New York 1990 Abel Ferrara 1255
223 Ossessione 1943 Luchino Visconti 1257
224 The Grifters 1990 Stephen Frears 1261
225 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 2017 Martin McDonagh 1272
226 Drugstore Cowboy 1989 Gus Van Sant 1291
227 Dead Man's Shoes 2004 Shane Meadows 1295
228 Brighton Rock 1948 John Boulting 1301
229 Time of the Gypsies 1988 Emir Kusturica 1307
230 The Act of Killing 2012 Joshua Oppenheimer 1332
231 Key Largo 1948 John Huston 1337
232 Kick-Ass 2010 Matthew Vaughn 1341
233 Irréversible 2002 Gaspar Noé 1348
234 Le Trou 1960 Jacques Becker 1352
235 Man Bites Dog 1992 Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, and Benoît Poelvoorde 1353
236 A Better Tomorrow 1986 John Woo 1357
237 Casque d'Or 1952 Jacques Becker 1360
238 Dead Man Walking 1995 Tim Robbins 1363
239 Spotlight 2015 Tom McCarthy 1373
240 Manhunter 1986 Michael Mann 1377
241 Gaslight 1944 George Cukor 1380
242 Angels with Dirty Faces 1938 Michael Curtiz 1382
243 The Man with the Golden Arm 1955 Otto Preminger 1383
244 Fury 1936 Fritz Lang 1385
245 Capote 2005 Bennett Miller 1386
246 A Scanner Darkly 2006 Richard Linklater 1389
247 Marnie 1964 Alfred Hitchcock 1401
248 The Killing of a Chinese Bookie 1976 John Cassavetes 1402
249 Marathon Man 1976 John Schlesinger 1403
250 Murder, My Sweet 1944 Edward Dmytryk 1413
251 Lilja 4-ever 2002 Lukas Moodysson 1414
252 Strange Days 1995 Kathryn Bigelow 1417
253 21 Grams 2003 Alejandro G. Iñárritu 1426
254 Grosse Pointe Blank 1997 George Armitage 1434
255 The Set-Up 1949 Robert Wise 1437
256 The Italian Job 1969 Peter Collinson 1447
257 Traffic 2000 Steven Soderbergh 1452
258 The Roaring Twenties 1939 Raoul Walsh 1456
259 Eastern Promises 2007 David Cronenberg 1459
260 The Harder They Come 1972 Perry Henzell 1460
261 Guys and Dolls 1955 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1470
262 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World 1963 Stanley Kramer 1476
263 L'Argent 1983 Robert Bresson 1495
264 Con Air 1997 Simon West 1507
265 Bottle Rocket 1996 Wes Anderson 1511
266 The Black Cat 1934 Edgar G. Ulmer 1518
267 The Testament of Dr. Mabuse 1933 Fritz Lang 1521
268 A Short Film about Killing 1988 Krzysztof Kieslowski 1522
269 Rumble Fish 1983 Francis Ford Coppola 1529
270 The Lodger 1927 Alfred Hitchcock 1532
271 One False Move 1992 Carl Franklin 1535
272 Cruising 1980 William Friedkin 1549
273 The Lavender Hill Mob 1951 Charles Crichton 1552
274 Kiss of Death 1947 Henry Hathaway 1555
275 My Cousin Vinny 1992 Jonathan Lynn 1557
276 Primal Fear 1996 Gregory Hoblit 1558
277 Prisoners 2013 Denis Villeneuve 1562
278 The Beat That My Heart Skipped 2005 Jacques Audiard 1563
279 The Day of the Jackal 1973 Fred Zinnemann 1573
280 Bad Education 2004 Pedro Almodóvar 1577
281 Le Corbeau 1943 Henri-Georges Clouzot 1582
282 The Mask 1994 Chuck Russell 1585
283 Menace II Society 1993 Albert and Allen Hughes 1586
284 The Barbarian Invasions 2003 Denys Arcand 1590
285 Days of Being Wild 1990 Kar-Wai Wong 1597
286 Looper 2012 Rian Johnson 1603
287 Blackboard Jungle 1955 Richard Brooks 1623
288 A Bronx Tale 1993 Robert De Niro 1635
289 The Boondock Saints 1999 Troy Duffy 1636
290 The Woman in the Window 1944 Fritz Lang 1643
291 Collateral 2004 Michael Mann 1645
292 From Dusk Till Dawn 1996 Robert Rodriguez 1648
293 Bugsy Malone 1976 Alan Parker 1649
294 Night Moves 1975 Arthur Penn 1666
295 El Mariachi 1992 Robert Rodriguez 1685
296 Wild Things 1998 John McNaughton 1687
297 The American Friend 1977 Wim Wenders 1688
298 American Gangster 2007 Ridley Scott 1692
299 Purple Noon 1960 René Clément 1695
300 Midnight Express 1978 Alan Parker 1703
301 The Hateful Eight 2015 Quentin Tarantino 1707
302 Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills 1996 Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky 1712
303 Tight Little Island 1949 Alexander Mackendrick 1718
304 Exit through the Gift Shop 2010 Banksy 1723
305 Sonatine 1993 Takeshi Kitano 1726
306 The Big Combo 1955 Joseph H. Lewis 1729
307 Inside Job 2010 Charles Ferguson 1739
308 The Naked City 1948 Jules Dassin 1749
309 Female Trouble 1974 John Waters 1759
310 The Crime of Mr. Lange 1936 Jean Renoir 1766
311 La Bête Humaine 1938 Jean Renoir 1767
312 Branded to Kill 1967 Seijun Suzuki 1769
313 Gangs of New York 2002 Martin Scorsese 1774
314 To Live and Die in L.A. 1985 William Friedkin 1777
315 Bad Boys 1995 Michael Bay 1779
316 Ronin 1998 John Frankenheimer 1784
317 Thief 1981 Michael Mann 1789
318 Pixote 1981 Hector Babenco 1793
319 The Cove 2009 Louie Psihoyos 1798
320 Nightcrawler 2014 Dan Gilroy 1811
321 Man on Fire 2004 Tony Scott 1813
322 Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior 2003 Prachya Pinkaew 1815
323 The Limey 1999 Steven Soderbergh 1822
324 Super Fly 1972 Gordon Parks Jr. 1830
325 Mississippi Burning 1988 Alan Parker 1833
326 Big Deal on Madonna Street 1958 Mario Monicelli 1836
327 Silverado 1985 Lawrence Kasdan 1839
328 Port of Shadows 1938 Marcel Carné 1841
329 Salaam Bombay! 1988 Mira Nair 1842
330 The Name of the Rose 1986 Jean-Jacques Annaud 1844
331 The Naked Kiss 1964 Samuel Fuller 1847
332 Changeling 2008 Clint Eastwood 1848
333 Four Lions 2010 Christopher Morris 1856
334 Crank 2006 Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor 1863
335 The Informer 1935 John Ford 1868
336 The Proposition 2005 John Hillcoat 1878
337 Wanda 1970 Barbara Loden 1881
338 Fast Five 2011 Justin Lin 1882
339 High Sierra 1941 Raoul Walsh 1888
340 The Outsiders 1983 Francis Ford Coppola 1892
341 Once Were Warriors 1994 Lee Tamahori 1906
342 Kill List 2011 Ben Wheatley 1918
343 48 Hrs. 1982 Walter Hill 1919
344 The Getaway 1972 Sam Peckinpah 1920
345 Sanjuro 1962 Akira Kurosawa 1921
346 Bad Santa 2003 Terry Zwigoff 1925
347 Lethal Weapon 2 1989 Richard Donner 1932
348 Devil in a Blue Dress 1995 Carl Franklin 1938
349 The Long Riders 1980 Walter Hill 1944
350 The Wrong Trousers 1993 Nick Park 1954
351 The Driver 1978 Walter Hill 1959
352 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2011 David Fincher 1964
353 Stray Dog 1949 Akira Kurosawa 1965
354 3-Iron 2004 Ki-duk Kim 1969
355 Gone Baby Gone 2007 Ben Affleck 1977
356 Death Wish 1974 Michael Winner 1991
357 Lucky Number Slevin 2006 Paul McGuigan 1992
358 Mystery Train 1989 Jim Jarmusch 1997
359 The Reckless Moment 1949 Max Ophüls 2001
360 The Defiant Ones 1958 Stanley Kramer 2010
361 The Raid 2 2014 Gareth Evans 2020
362 To Die For 1995 Gus Van Sant 2024
363 Michael Clayton 2007 Tony Gilroy 2027
364 Investigation of a Citizen above Suspicion 1970 Elio Petri 2048
365 Dredd 2012 Pete Travis 2054
366 Taxi to the Dark Side 2007 Alex Gibney 2063
367 Salvatore Giuliano 1962 Francesco Rosi 2068
368 La Chienne 1931 Jean Renoir 2082
369 Something Wild 1986 Jonathan Demme 2086
370 Animal Kingdom 2010 David Michôd 2093
371 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm 1993 Eric Radomski and Bruce W. Timm 2094
372 Prizzi's Honor 1985 John Huston 2101
373 Escape from Alcatraz 1979 Don Siegel 2107
374 Inside Man 2006 Spike Lee 2119
375 Blackmail 1929 Alfred Hitchcock 2125
376 La Cérémonie 1995 Claude Chabrol 2129
377 The Long Kiss Goodnight 1996 Renny Harlin 2130
378 The Thomas Crown Affair 1968 Norman Jewison 2144
379 Mr. & Mrs. Smith 2005 Doug Liman 2146
380 Tangerine 2015 Sean Baker 2158
381 Supercop 1992 Stanley Tong 2180
382 Captain Phillips 2013 Paul Greengrass 2181
383 Targets 1968 Peter Bogdanovich 2188
384 House of Games 1987 David Mamet 2207
385 Get Shorty 1995 Barry Sonnenfeld 2209
386 The Narrow Margin 1952 Richard Fleischer 2216
387 The Docks of New York 1928 Josef von Sternberg 2225
388 Lady Vengeance 2005 Chan-wook Park 2227
389 Lord of War 2005 Andrew Niccol 2239
390 World on a Wire 1973 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 2240
391 T-Men 1947 Anthony Mann 2246
392 Le Doulos 1962 Jean-Pierre Melville 2248
393 Love in the Afternoon 1957 Billy Wilder 2252
394 Gomorrah 2008 Matteo Garrone 2256
395 Sabotage 1936 Alfred Hitchcock 2257
396 The Man Who Wasn't There 2001 Joel Coen 2272
397 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2009 Niels Arden Oplev 2292
398 The Letter 1940 William Wyler 2299
399 Once upon a Time in Anatolia 2011 Nuri Bilge Ceylan 2300
400 Twin Peaks Pilot 1990 David Lynch 2301
401 Vanishing Point 1971 Richard C. Sarafian 2305
402 Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son about His Father 2008 Kurt Kuenne 2310
403 Blue Collar 1978 Paul Schrader 2314
404 Bus 174 2002 José Padilha 2318
405 The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada 2005 Tommy Lee Jones 2325
406 Reefer Madness 1936 Louis J. Gasnier 2329
407 Antonio das Mortes 1969 Glauber Rocha 2330
408 Take the Money and Run 1969 Woody Allen 2333
409 Quai des Orfèvres 1947 Henri-Georges Clouzot 2342
410 Body Double 1984 Brian De Palma 2346
411 In the Line of Fire 1993 Wolfgang Petersen 2350
412 Underworld 1927 Josef von Sternberg 2364
413 Following 1998 Christopher Nolan 2370
414 John Wick 2014 Chad Stahelski 2372
415 The Barefoot Contessa 1954 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 2375
416 The Wild One 1953 László Benedek 2382
417 Touchez pas au grisbi 1954 Jacques Becker 2414
418 The Hitch-Hiker 1953 Ida Lupino 2415
419 Vera Drake 2004 Mike Leigh 2418
420 Brother's Keeper 1992 Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky 2420
421 Jackie Chan's Police Story 1985 Jackie Chan 2431
422 Cutter's Way 1981 Ivan Passer 2436
423 Raw Deal 1948 Anthony Mann 2439
424 Arlington Road 1999 Mark Pellington 2449
425 Hell or High Water 2016 David Mackenzie 2457
426 The Last Boy Scout 1991 Tony Scott 2466
427 Dead End 1937 William Wyler 2470
428 21 Jump Street 2012 Phil Lord and Christopher Miller 2483
429 A Time to Kill 1996 Joel Schumacher 2488
430 Baby Driver 2017 Edgar Wright 2495
431 Falling Down 1993 Joel Schumacher 2511
432 Foxy Brown 1974 Jack Hill 2512
433 Charley Varrick 1973 Don Siegel 2515
434 Criss Cross 1949 Robert Siodmak 2518
435 A Simple Plan 1998 Sam Raimi 2523
436 Sherlock Holmes 2009 Guy Ritchie 2528
437 Sleepers 1996 Barry Levinson 2533
438 Shallow Grave 1994 Danny Boyle 2537
439 Layer Cake 2004 Matthew Vaughn 2546
440 Zatôichi 2003 Takeshi Kitano 2550
441 Blow 2001 Ted Demme 2553
442 Batman 1966 Leslie H. Martinson 2556
443 Gloria 1980 John Cassavetes 2560
444 River's Edge 1986 Tim Hunter 2565
445 Tsotsi 2005 Gavin Hood 2573
446 The Fast and the Furious 2001 Rob Cohen 2580
447 The In-Laws 1979 Arthur Hiller 2584
448 Murder on the Orient Express 1974 Sidney Lumet 2597
449 Casualties of War 1989 Brian De Palma 2600
450 The Friends of Eddie Coyle 1973 Peter Yates 2606
451 Stir Crazy 1980 Sidney Poitier 2629
452 Green Street Hooligans 2005 Lexi Alexander 2642
453 Black Cat White Cat 1998 Emir Kusturica 2643
454 Rush Hour 1998 Brett Ratner 2645
455 Ministry of Fear 1944 Fritz Lang 2653
456 The Italian Job 2003 F. Gary Gray 2656
457 Danger: Diabolik 1968 Mario Bava 2660
458 Carlos 2010 Olivier Assayas 2666
459 Ichi the Killer 2001 Takashi Miike 2673
460 The Man Who Knew Too Much 1934 Alfred Hitchcock 2674
461 Tokyo Drifter 1966 Seijun Suzuki 2677
462 Fantomas 1913 Louis Feuillade 2682
463 Outland 1981 Peter Hyams 2687
464 Fallen Angels 1995 Kar-Wai Wong 2699
465 Crime Wave 1953 André De Toth 2707
466 It Happened in Broad Daylight 1958 Ladislao Vajda 2708
467 The Postman Always Rings Twice 1981 Bob Rafelson 2714
468 I Stand Alone 1998 Gaspar Noé 2717
469 The Accused 1988 Jonathan Kaplan 2721
470 Drunken Angel 1948 Akira Kurosawa 2723
471 Training Day 2001 Antoine Fuqua 2728
472 8 Women 2002 François Ozon 2732
473 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot 1974 Michael Cimino 2734
474 Crossfire 1947 Edward Dmytryk 2736
475 In the Bedroom 2001 Todd Field 2740
476 While the City Sleeps 1956 Fritz Lang 2743
477 The Imposter 2012 Bart Layton 2747
478 L'Enfant 2005 Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne 2759
479 Return of the Dragon 1972 Bruce Lee 2761
480 The Thomas Crown Affair 1999 John McTiernan 2769
481 O.J.: Made in America 2016 Ezra Edelman 2780
482 Clear and Present Danger 1994 Phillip Noyce 2786
483 Silver Streak 1976 Arthur Hiller 2791
484 Fletch 1985 Michael Ritchie 2795
485 Nine Queens 2000 Fabián Bielinsky 2797
486 Femme Fatale 2002 Brian De Palma 2801
487 You Only Live Once 1937 Fritz Lang 2802
488 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! 1989 Pedro Almodóvar 2803
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