The Top 100 Crime Movies of the 2010s

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1

The Dark Knight Rises

2012    Christopher Nolan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

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Drive

2011    Nicolas Winding Refn    Rated R

Chase Movie    Crime    Crime Thriller

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3

The Grand Budapest Hotel

2014    Wes Anderson    Rated R

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Buddy Film

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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4

Looper

2012    Rian Johnson    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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5

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

2011    David Fincher    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Detective Film

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6

Prisoners

2013    Denis Villeneuve    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

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7

The Town

2010    Ben Affleck    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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8

I Saw the Devil

2010    Jee-woon Kim    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Foreign Language Film

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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9

American Hustle

2013    David O. Russell    Rated R

Con Artist / Hustler    Crime    Crime Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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10

Nightcrawler

2014    Dan Gilroy    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Media Satire

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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11

The Place Beyond the Pines

2012    Derek Cianfrance    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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12

Seven Psychopaths

2012    Martin McDonagh    Rated R

Black Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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13

End of Watch

2012    David Ayer    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Buddy Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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14

Dredd

2012    Pete Travis    Rated R

Action    Based-on-Comics    Crime

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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15

Animal Kingdom

2010    David Michôd    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Crime    Crime Drama

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16

The Raid 2: Berandal

2014    Gareth Evans    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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17

The Guard

2011    John Michael McDonagh    Rated R

Black Comedy    Buddy Film    Crime

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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18

The Man from Nowhere

2010    Jeong-beom Lee    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Up by 12 in the past 45 days 12

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19

Fast Five

2011    Justin Lin    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Carsploitation

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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20

Fruitvale Station

2013    Ryan Coogler    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime    Crime Drama

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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21

Killer Joe

2011    William Friedkin    Rated NC17

Based-on-Theatre    Black Comedy    Crime

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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22

Side Effects

2013    Steven Soderbergh    Rated R

Courtroom Drama    Crime    Drama

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23

Bernie

2011    Richard Linklater    Rated PG13

Black Comedy    Comedy Drama    Crime

Up by 10 in the past 45 days 10

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24

The Lincoln Lawyer

2011    Brad Furman    Rated R

Courtroom Drama    Crime    Crime Drama

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25

Lawless

2012    John Hillcoat    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime    Crime Drama

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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26

Fast & Furious 6

2013    Justin Lin    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Carsploitation

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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27

The Other Guys

2010    Adam McKay    Rated PG13

Absurd Comedy    Action    Action Comedy

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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28

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

2012    Jay Oliva    Rated PG13

Action    Animation    Based-on-Comics

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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29

Machete

2010    Robert Rodriguez    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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30

Headhunters

2011    Morten Tyldum    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Con Artist / Hustler

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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31

Jack Reacher

2012    Christopher McQuarrie    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Up by 9 in the past 45 days 9

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32

Killing Them Softly

2012    Andrew Dominik    Rated R

Black Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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33

Blue Ruin

2013    Jeremy Saulnier    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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34

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2

2013    Jay Oliva    Rated PG13

Action    Animation    Based-on-Comics

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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35

Robot and Frank

2012    Jake Schreier    Rated PG13

Buddy Film    Comedy Drama    Crime

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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36

Elite Squad 2

2010    José Padilha    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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37

Carlos

2010    Olivier Assayas    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Crime

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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38

Batman: Year One

2011    Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery    Rated PG13

Action    Animation    Based-on-Comics

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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39

Now You See Me

2013    Louis Leterrier    Rated PG13

Caper    Crime    Crime Thriller

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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40

Trance

2013    Danny Boyle    Rated R

Caper    Crime    Crime Thriller

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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41

The Next Three Days

2010    Paul Haggis    Rated PG13

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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42

Spring Breakers

2012    Harmony Korine    Rated R

Black Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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43

In Time

2011    Andrew Niccol    Rated PG13

Action    Crime    Crime Thriller

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44

Pain & Gain

2013    Michael Bay    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Based-on-a-True-Story

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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45

Calvary

2014    John Michael McDonagh    Rated R

Black Comedy    Comedy Drama    Crime

Down by 41 in the past 45 days 41

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46

2 Guns

2013    Baltasar Kormákur    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Based-on-Comics

Down by 21 in the past 45 days 21

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47

John Wick

2014    Chad Stahelski, David Leitch    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Up by 28 in the past 45 days 28

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48

Only God Forgives

2013    Nicolas Winding Refn    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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49

Out of the Furnace

2013    Scott Cooper    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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50

The Killer Inside Me

2010    Michael Winterbottom    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

Down by 5 in the past 45 days 5

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51

Filth

2013    Jon S. Baird    Rated R

Addiction Drama    Black Comedy    Comedy Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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52

Hobo with a Shotgun

2011    Jason Eisener    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Black Comedy

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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53

The Green Hornet

2011    Michel Gondry    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Down by 12 in the past 45 days 12

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54

Gangster Squad

2013    Ruben Fleischer    Rated R

Crime    Ensemble Film    Gangster Film

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55

Faster

2010    George Tillman Jr.    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Down by 18 in the past 45 days 18

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56

Savages

2012    Oliver Stone    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Thriller

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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57

30:Minutes or Less

2011    Ruben Fleischer    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

Down by 6 in the past 45 days 6

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58

Sherlock: The Sign of Three

2014    Colm McCarthy    Not Rated

Crime    Detective Film    Made-for-Television

Down by 66 in the past 45 days 66

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59

Sightseers

2012    Ben Wheatley    Not Rated

Black Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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60

The Conspirator

2010    Robert Redford    Rated PG13

Courtroom Drama    Crime    Crime Drama

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61

Bullhead

2011    Michael R. Roskam    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

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62

Sherlock: His Last Vow

2014    Nick Hurran    Not Rated

Crime    Detective Film    Made-for-Television

Down by 122 in the past 45 days 122

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63

Tower Heist

2011    Brett Ratner    Rated PG13

Caper    Comedy    Crime

Down by 35 in the past 45 days 35

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64

Man on a Ledge

2012    Asger Leth    Rated PG13

Caper    Crime    Crime Thriller

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65

Get the Gringo

2012    Adrian Grunberg    Rated R

Action    Crime    Crime Drama

Down by 9 in the past 45 days 9

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66

Contraband

2012    Baltasar Kormákur    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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67

Safe

2012    Boaz Yakin    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Down by 11 in the past 45 days 11

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69

The Bling Ring

2013    Sofia Coppola    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime    Crime Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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70

Wild Target

2010    Jonathan Lynn    Rated PG13

Comedy    Con Artist / Hustler    Crime

Up by 100 in the past 45 days 100

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71

Kill the Irishman

2011    Jonathan Hensleigh    Rated R

Action    Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic

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72

The Drop

2014    Michaël R. Roskam    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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73

The Iceman

2012    Ariel Vromen    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Crime

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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74

The Equalizer

2014    Antoine Fuqua    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Television

Down by 9 in the past 45 days 9

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75

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

2013    David Lowery    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

Down by 79 in the past 45 days 79

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76

Dead Man Down

2013    Niels Arden Oplev    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Down by 7 in the past 45 days 7

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77

The Call

2013    Brad Anderson    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Police Detective Film

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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78

A Walk Among the Tombstones

2014    Scott Frank    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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79

Snowtown

2011    Justin Kurzel    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime    Crime Drama

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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80

Red Hill

2010    Patrick Hughes    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Drama

Down by 12 in the past 45 days 12

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81

Cop Out

2010    Kevin Smith    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Buddy Film

Down by 9 in the past 45 days 9

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82

The Yellow Sea

2010    Hong-jin Na    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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83

DC Showcase: The Spectre

2010    Joaquim dos Santos    Rated PG13

Animation    Based-on-Comics    Crime

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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84

Takers

2010    John Luessenhop    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Caper

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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85

Hit and Run

2012    David Palmer, Dax Shepard    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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86

A Cat in Paris

2010    Jean-Loup Felicioli, Alain Gagnol    Not Rated

Animal Picture    Animation    Caper

Down by 152 in the past 45 days 152

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87

Rampart

2011    Oren Moverman    Rated R

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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88

Dirty Laundry

2012    Phil Joanou    Not Rated

Action    Based-on-Comics    Crime

Down by 9 in the past 45 days 9

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89

All Good Things

2010    Andrew Jarecki    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime    Crime Drama

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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90

Outrage

2010    Takeshi Kitano    Rated R

Action    Crime    Crime Drama

Down by 7 in the past 45 days 7

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91

Blitz

2011    Elliott Lester    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Police Detective Film

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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92

DC Showcase: Catwoman

2011    Lauren Montgomery    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Based-on-Comics

Down by 141 in the past 45 days 141

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93

A Lonely Place to Die

2011    Julian Gilbey    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

Up by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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94

The Monuments Men

2014    George Clooney    Rated PG13

Based-on-a-True-Story    Caper    Comedy Drama

Up by 7 in the past 45 days 7

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95

Sound of Noise

2010    Ola Simonsson, Johannes Stjärne Nilsson    Not Rated

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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96

Cold Fish

2010    Shion Sono    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime    Crime Thriller

Down by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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97

Homefront

2013    Gary Fleder    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Down by 31 in the past 45 days 31

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98

Parker

2013    Taylor Hackford    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Down by 32 in the past 45 days 32

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99

Miss Bala

2011    Gerardo Naranjo    Rated R

Action    Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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The Family

2013    Luc Besson    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Black Comedy

Up by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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