Film schools » Film Industry » Film genres » Films by setting » Crime films

Crime Films


Crime films

Movies of this genre contain topics related with crimes, justice and other related with the dark side of human behavior. Their style can classify them inside many other genres such as drama, horror or mystery. They are typical examples of this genre, the movies about murders or related with the mafia.

Subgenres: Gangster films, Prison films, True crime or movies based on real events, Hood films, Crime thrillers and Crime comedies.

Best crime films:
  • The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
  • Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • 12 Angry Men (1957)
  • Cidade de Deus (2002)
  • Goodfellas (1990)
  • The Usual Suspects (1995)
  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  • Memento (2000)
  • Taxi Driver (1976)
  • M (1931)