Top 50 underrated crime movies

01.
Mrs. Serial Killer
106 min | 2020 |
4.8 (10672 votes)
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8.98 (5411 reviews)

When a doctor gets jailed for a string of shocking murders, his loyal wife sets out to commit a copycat crime to prove his innocence.

02.
Baby Geniuses
97 min | 1999 |
2.6 (24857 votes)
|
5.08 (158 reviews)

Scientists hold super intelligent talking babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.

03.
Phir Hera Pheri
153 min | 2006 |
6.7 (12947 votes)
|
9.08 (86 reviews)

Babu Rao, Raju and Shyam, are living happily after having risen from rags to riches. Still, money brings the joy of riches and with it the greed to make more money - and so, with a don as an unknowing investor, Raju initiates a new game.

04.
The Crow: Salvation
102 min | 2000 |
4.9 (10754 votes)
|
7.05 (98 reviews)

Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to solve the murder of a young woman that he was wrongly accused of.

05.
ATL
105 min | 2006 |
6.1 (10611 votes)
|
8.23 (90 reviews)

As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.

06.
Cop & ½
97 min | 1993 |
4.1 (8140 votes)
|
6.22 (40 reviews)

After witnessing a murder, a young boy named Devon refuses to testify unless he is given the chance to be a policeman.

07.
The Bag Man
108 min | 2014 |
5.2 (16149 votes)
|
7.32 (582 reviews)

A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.

08.
Gunda
129 min | 1998 |
7.5 (9175 votes)
|
9.6 (129 reviews)

When a coolie's family is murdered by a group of gangsters and politicians, he swears revenge on them.

09.
Thunderheart
119 min | 1992 |
6.8 (13764 votes)
|
8.87 (77 reviews)

A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.

10.
Moonwalker
93 min | 1988 |
6.1 (15724 votes)
|
8.13 (78 reviews)

Anthology movie by, and starring, Michael Jackson in his prime, combining a number of music videos from his bestselling "Bad" album with a fantasy tale of Michael's confrontation with a ruthless drug dealer known as Mr. Big.

11.
Bitch Slap
109 min | 2009 |
4.4 (13307 votes)
|
6.43 (54 reviews)

Three bad girls travel to a remote desert hideaway to steal $200 million in diamonds from a ruthless underworld kingpin.

12.
Ernest Goes to Jail
81 min | 1990 |
5.4 (8785 votes)
|
7.38 (30 reviews)

Bank janitor Ernest P. Worrell is called to jury duty and soon finds himself in trouble when the lookalike defendant's attorney arranges a switch and has Ernest sent to prison in his client's place.

13.
Oscar
109 min | 1991 |
6.6 (29418 votes)
|
8.58 (112 reviews)

A gangster attempts to keep the promise he made to his dying father: that he would give up his life of crime and "go straight".

14.
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
88 min | 1988 |
6.6 (12013 votes)
|
8.56 (44 reviews)

In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

15.
Dick Tracy
105 min | 1990 |
6.1 (56958 votes)
|
8.05 (155 reviews)

The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

16.
Catwoman
104 min | 2004 |
3.4 (109636 votes)
|
5.35 (594 reviews)

A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas.

17.
Malibu's Most Wanted
86 min | 2003 |
5.1 (18053 votes)
|
7.03 (67 reviews)

A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.

18.
Borderland
105 min | 2007 |
5.7 (9208 votes)
|
7.6 (61 reviews)

On a trip to a Mexican border town, three college friends stumble upon a human-sacrifice cult.

19.
Sour And Sweet
157 min | 2010 |
5.8 (8030 votes)
|
7.68 (33 reviews)

A seemingly corrupt petty contractor faces challenges from the local municipality, his family, his employees, as well as a former girlfriend and her family.

20.
Kindergarten Cop
111 min | 1990 |
6.1 (134334 votes)
|
7.97 (104 reviews)

A tough cop must pose as a kindergarten teacher in order to locate a dangerous criminal's ex-wife, who may hold the key to putting him behind bars.

21.
Home Alone 3
102 min | 1997 |
4.5 (103208 votes)
|
6.36 (137 reviews)

Alex Pruitt, an 8-year-old boy living in Chicago, must fend off international spies who seek a top-secret computer chip in his toy car.

22.
Miss Congeniality
109 min | 2000 |
6.2 (184412 votes)
|
8.01 (285 reviews)

An F.B.I. Agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.

23.
The Shadow
108 min | 1994 |
6.1 (23104 votes)
|
7.89 (127 reviews)

In 1930s New York City, The Shadow (Alec Baldwin) battles his nemesis, Shiwan Khan (John Lone), who is building an atomic bomb.

24.
Innocent Blood
112 min | 1992 |
6.2 (8707 votes)
|
7.97 (62 reviews)

Marie is a vampire with a thirst for bad guys. When she fails to properly dispose of one of her victims, a violent mob boss, she bites off more than she can chew and faces a new, immortal danger.

25.
The Freshman
102 min | 1990 |
6.4 (18287 votes)
|
8.17 (53 reviews)

An N.Y.C. film school student accepts a job with a local mobster who resembles a famous cinema godfather and who takes the young man under his wing, after demanding total loyalty.

26.
Without a Clue
107 min | 1988 |
7.0 (9272 votes)
|
8.77 (66 reviews)

A drunken Sherlock Holmes is really just a cover for the real detective, Dr. Watson.

27.
Elektra
97 min | 2005 |
4.7 (86500 votes)
|
6.45 (304 reviews)

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.

28.
Welcome
159 min | 2007 |
6.8 (14410 votes)
|
8.54 (34 reviews)

A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, but later discovers that her brothers are gangsters.

29.
I Love You to Death
97 min | 1990 |
6.4 (13267 votes)
|
8.13 (38 reviews)

Joey Boca (Kevin Kline) owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalie (Tracey Ullman). He's also a serial womanizer. Rosalie goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.

30.
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
114 min | 1996 |
6.1 (9835 votes)
|
7.83 (54 reviews)

Two female friends become sexual rivals at maturity.

31.
Baby's Day Out
99 min | 1994 |
6.1 (45065 votes)
|
7.79 (82 reviews)

After three kidnappers lose the baby they have kidnapped, both the cops and kidnappers go looking for the baby.

32.
Big Momma's House 2
99 min | 2006 |
4.7 (40123 votes)
|
6.39 (82 reviews)

An FBI agent reprises his disguise as a corpulent old lady and takes a job as a nanny in a crime suspect's house.

33.
Half Baked
82 min | 1998 |
6.7 (57314 votes)
|
8.39 (112 reviews)

The story of three not so bright men who come up with a series of crazy schemes to get a friend out of jail.

34.
Armed and Dangerous
88 min | 1986 |
5.7 (10401 votes)
|
7.37 (31 reviews)

A fired cop and useless lawyer sign up as security guards and find they've joined a corrupt union.

35.
Men at Work
98 min | 1990 |
6.0 (21824 votes)
|
7.67 (65 reviews)

Two garbage men uncover a conspiracy involving illegal toxic waste dumping and decide to bring the whole operation down.

36.
Home Sweet Hell
98 min | 2015 |
5.4 (14102 votes)
|
7.06 (47 reviews)

Don Champagne seems to have it all, but when his wife, Mona, learns of his affair with a pretty new salesgirl, she will stop at nothing to maintain their storybook life.

37.
The Mask
101 min | 1994 |
6.9 (341175 votes)
|
8.56 (247 reviews)

Bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into a manic superhero when he wears a mysterious mask.

38.
Nowhere to Run
94 min | 1993 |
5.7 (21447 votes)
|
7.35 (54 reviews)

Sam, an escaped convict, lands up on a farmland owned by a widow. When he learns that a ruthless contractor is trying to take over her land, he helps her to fight against the injustice.

39.
Two Hands
103 min | 1999 |
7.1 (9893 votes)
|
8.75 (91 reviews)

A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.

40.
Hey Ram
186 min | 2000 |
7.9 (11238 votes)
|
9.52 (54 reviews)

Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country and sets out to kill him.

41.
Strange Brew
90 min | 1983 |
6.7 (15502 votes)
|
8.31 (86 reviews)

Canada's most famous hosers, Bob and Doug McKenzie, get jobs at the Elsinore Brewery, only to learn that something is rotten with the state of it.

42.
Freeway
102 min | 1996 |
6.8 (26033 votes)
|
8.41 (147 reviews)

A twisted take on "Little Red Riding Hood", with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker travelling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer and pedophile.

43.
The Assignment - Der Auftrag
115 min | 1997 |
6.9 (8138 votes)
|
8.5 (56 reviews)

An American naval officer is recruited for an operation to eliminate his lookalike, the infamous terrorist Carlos The Jackal.

44.
Double Impact
110 min | 1991 |
5.6 (37479 votes)
|
7.2 (75 reviews)

Twin brothers are separated when their parents are murdered but 25 years later they re-unite in order to avenge their parents' death.

45.
Sister Act
100 min | 1992 |
6.4 (86308 votes)
|
8.0 (119 reviews)

When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in.

46.
Maximum Risk
101 min | 1996 |
5.5 (19095 votes)
|
7.09 (76 reviews)

A cop/flic discovers that he had a twin who just got murdered in Nice, France. In order to find out who did it, he takes his place including the cute girlfriend in Little Odessa, NYC.

47.
Ninja - Pfad der Rache
95 min | 2013 |
6.2 (9941 votes)
|
7.78 (47 reviews)

Ninjitsu master Casey is back and out for revenge when his pregnant wife is murdered.

48.
Peppermint
101 min | 2018 |
6.5 (50460 votes)
|
8.08 (690 reviews)

Five years after her husband and daughter are killed in a senseless act of violence, a woman comes back from self-imposed exile to seek revenge against those responsible and the system that let them go free.

49.
Midnight Run
126 min | 1988 |
7.5 (74337 votes)
|
9.07 (235 reviews)

An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the F.B.I., and the Mafia after jumping bail.

50.
Out for Justice
88 min | 1991 |
6.1 (20867 votes)
|
7.66 (109 reviews)

The gruesome murder of a Brooklyn Detective will turn the case into a personal vendetta when the deceased's best friend and fellow officer will unleash an all-out attack against a psychotic Mafia enforcer's brutal gang.

Top 50 overrated crime movies

01.
The Boondock Saints
108 min | 1999 |
7.8 (225419 votes)
|
4.64 (460 reviews)

Two Irish Catholic brothers become vigilantes and wipe out Boston's criminal underworld in the name of God.

02.
Uncut Gems
135 min | 2019 |
7.4 (205652 votes)
|
4.59 (2139 reviews)

With his debts mounting and angry collectors closing in, a fast-talking New York City jeweler risks everything in hope of staying afloat and alive.

03.
Miami Bici
98 min | 2020 |
6.5 (8311 votes)
|
3.71 (176 reviews)

Miami Bici is the story of Ion and Ilie, two young people from a small dark city in Romania who go to Miami in the middle of winter, to live both the "American Dream" and the Romanian dream of "getting rich quick".

04.
Ryde
84 min | 2017 |
6.0 (8022 votes)
|
3.4 (62 reviews)

Technology brings us closer. Or perhaps it brings strangers, a little too close. But how much can you really trust someone? With a new ride share service, you never know who you'll be getting in a car with. Or if you'll ever get out.

05.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.6 (89451 votes)
|
4.19 (481 reviews)

Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin.

06.
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
118 min | 2009 |
6.3 (61022 votes)
|
3.94 (189 reviews)

The MacManus brothers are living a quiet life in Ireland with their father, but when they learn that their beloved priest has been killed by mob forces, they go back to Boston to bring justice to those responsible and avenge the priest.

07.
Ocean's 8
110 min | 2018 |
6.8 (179772 votes)
|
4.51 (1029 reviews)

Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.

08.
Elephant
81 min | 2003 |
7.2 (84859 votes)
|
4.95 (548 reviews)

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.

09.
7 Days in Entebbe
107 min | 2018 |
5.8 (13390 votes)
|
3.6 (223 reviews)

Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.

10.
The Sweeney
112 min | 2012 |
6.1 (18658 votes)
|
3.9 (112 reviews)

A hardened detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan police. Based on the '70s UK TV show.

11.
Traffik
96 min | 2018 |
6.0 (18114 votes)
|
3.88 (183 reviews)

A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.

12.
Crash
112 min | 2004 |
7.7 (416359 votes)
|
5.6 (1383 reviews)

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

13.
Siberia
104 min | 2018 |
4.3 (12145 votes)
|
2.22 (290 reviews)

When an American diamond trader's Russian partner goes missing, he journeys to Siberia in search of him, but instead begins a love affair.

14.
Gone Girl
149 min | 2014 |
8.1 (840644 votes)
|
6.09 (1236 reviews)

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

15.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
115 min | 2017 |
8.2 (417300 votes)
|
6.2 (1152 reviews)

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

16.
Dragged Across Concrete
159 min | 2018 |
7.0 (35000 votes)
|
5.01 (514 reviews)

Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their proper compensation.

17.
Hustlers
110 min | 2019 |
6.3 (79185 votes)
|
4.32 (679 reviews)

Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

18.
Hard Candy
104 min | 2005 |
7.1 (152455 votes)
|
5.18 (673 reviews)

A teenager meets a man in order to expose him under the suspicion that he abducts underage girls.

19.
You Were Never Really Here
89 min | 2017 |
6.8 (100068 votes)
|
4.88 (687 reviews)

A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

20.
Inferno
121 min | 2016 |
6.2 (155420 votes)
|
4.29 (400 reviews)

When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.

21.
The Hustle
93 min | 2019 |
5.4 (45126 votes)
|
3.53 (593 reviews)

Two con women - one low rent and the other high class - team up to take down the men who have wronged them.

22.
The Wolf of Wall Street
180 min | 2013 |
8.2 (1153005 votes)
|
6.34 (1347 reviews)

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

23.
Widows
129 min | 2018 |
6.9 (83577 votes)
|
5.04 (550 reviews)

Four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

24.
3000 Miles to Graceland
125 min | 2001 |
6.0 (43381 votes)
|
4.16 (287 reviews)

A gang of ex-cons rob a casino during Elvis convention week.

25.
You Get Me
89 min | 2017 |
4.6 (11261 votes)
|
2.85 (98 reviews)

A one night stand turns into a nightmare for a High School student, when the obsession of a young woman grows dangerous.

26.
Higher Learning
127 min | 1995 |
6.5 (17910 votes)
|
4.75 (99 reviews)

People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.

27.
The Hateful Eight
168 min | 2015 |
7.8 (503661 votes)
|
6.06 (1388 reviews)

In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.

28.
Thick as Thieves
104 min | 2009 |
6.0 (33149 votes)
|
4.26 (52 reviews)

A veteran thief recruits a younger crook to help him pull off one final job in order to repay his debt to the Russian mob.

29.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
111 min | 2003 |
8.1 (984051 votes)
|
6.41 (1806 reviews)

After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.

30.
Natural Born Killers
118 min | 1994 |
7.3 (213767 votes)
|
5.62 (481 reviews)

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

31.
Looper
113 min | 2012 |
7.4 (528603 votes)
|
5.72 (629 reviews)

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

32.
Rough Night
101 min | 2017 |
5.2 (46066 votes)
|
3.54 (237 reviews)

Things go terribly wrong for a group of girlfriends who hire a male stripper for a bachelorette party in Miami.

33.
Ocean's Twelve
125 min | 2004 |
6.5 (353684 votes)
|
4.85 (613 reviews)

Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's Eleven (2001).

34.
American Hustle
138 min | 2013 |
7.2 (442820 votes)
|
5.56 (719 reviews)

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.

35.
Funny Games
108 min | 1997 |
7.6 (63488 votes)
|
5.97 (277 reviews)

Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.

36.
Overdrive
93 min | 2017 |
5.4 (12235 votes)
|
3.78 (56 reviews)

Two car thief brothers, who journey to the south of France for new opportunities, wind up in the cross hairs of the local crime boss.

37.
Precious Cargo
90 min | 2016 |
4.6 (8395 votes)
|
2.98 (65 reviews)

A crime boss tries to make off with loot that belongs to another thief.

38.
Summer of Sam
142 min | 1999 |
6.7 (35804 votes)
|
5.08 (246 reviews)

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American Northeast Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

39.
Nine Dead
98 min | 2009 |
5.5 (12327 votes)
|
3.88 (78 reviews)

Nine strangers are kidnapped and forced to figure out the connection they have to each other as one has to die every ten minutes.

40.
Game of Death
92 min | 1978 |
6.1 (16615 votes)
|
4.49 (100 reviews)

A martial arts movie star must fake his death to find the people who are trying to kill him.

41.
Elle
130 min | 2016 |
7.1 (60100 votes)
|
5.5 (163 reviews)

A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.

42.
Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood
161 min | 2019 |
7.6 (521890 votes)
|
6.02 (5160 reviews)

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

43.
Point Break
114 min | 2015 |
5.3 (57690 votes)
|
3.72 (250 reviews)

A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists.

44.
Unthinkable
97 min | 2010 |
7.1 (83203 votes)
|
5.53 (241 reviews)

A psychological thriller centered around a black-ops interrogator and an F.B.I. Agent who press a suspect terrorist into divulging the location of three nuclear weapons set to detonate in the U.S.

45.
Ein ganz gewöhnlicher Dieb
93 min | 2000 |
6.4 (12586 votes)
|
4.84 (58 reviews)

Brilliant, flamboyant master criminal Michael Lynch is more interested in his image and his posterity than the actual profit from his ill-gotten gains.

46.
The Oxford Murders
108 min | 2008 |
6.1 (27449 votes)
|
4.54 (96 reviews)

At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.

47.
A History of Violence
96 min | 2005 |
7.4 (221450 votes)
|
5.85 (1103 reviews)

A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core.

48.
Green Street Hooligans 2
94 min | 2009 |
4.8 (13534 votes)
|
3.26 (42 reviews)

After the brutal mass brawl fans of two football teams go to jail, where their feud raised to a new level of cruelty.

49.
The Last Thing He Wanted
115 min | 2020 |
4.3 (11755 votes)
|
2.77 (358 reviews)

A veteran D.C. journalist loses the thread of her own narrative when a guilt-propelled errand for her father thrusts her from byline to unwitting subject in the very story she's trying to break. Adapted from Joan Didion's namesake novel.

50.
Surveillance
97 min | 2008 |
6.3 (16639 votes)
|
4.78 (126 reviews)

Two FBI agents attempt to clarify the murders occurring in a desolate region. They approach the witnesses of the latest incident with the help of the local police. All of them hide something and all have wildly different stories to tell.