Top 40 underrated crime movies from year 2001

01.
One Night at McCool's
93 min | 2001 |
6.1 (28335 votes)
|
7.56 (96 reviews)

Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.

02.
Rush Hour 2
90 min | 2001 |
6.6 (205802 votes)
|
7.96 (307 reviews)

Carter and Lee head to Hong Kong for a vacation, but become embroiled in a counterfeit money scam.

03.
All About Lily Chou-Chou
146 min | 2001 |
7.5 (8321 votes)
|
8.71 (43 reviews)

The problematic lives of teenager students for whom the singer Lily Chou-Chou's dreamy music is the only way to escape an alienating, violent and insensitive society.

04.
Corky Romano
86 min | 2001 |
4.7 (12176 votes)
|
5.84 (77 reviews)

The loser son of a Mafia honcho must go undercover for the FBI.

05.
Heartbreakers
123 min | 2001 |
6.2 (52716 votes)
|
7.33 (167 reviews)

A mother and daughter con team seduce and scam wealthy men.

06.
Kiss of the Dragon
98 min | 2001 |
6.6 (60705 votes)
|
7.59 (196 reviews)

A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her.

07.
Bandits
123 min | 2001 |
6.5 (66556 votes)
|
7.44 (218 reviews)

Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.

08.
L.I.E.
97 min | 2001 |
7.2 (9088 votes)
|
8.08 (72 reviews)

A 15-year-old Long Island boy loses everything and everyone he knows, soon becoming involved in a relationship with a much older man.

09.
Exit Wounds
101 min | 2001 |
5.6 (32489 votes)
|
6.46 (179 reviews)

Orin Boyd, a tough cop in an inner-city precinct discovers a web of dirty cops and corruption.

10.
See Spot Run
94 min | 2001 |
5.4 (8682 votes)
|
6.25 (33 reviews)

A mailman takes care of a dog that, unbeknownst to him, is an FBI drug-sniffing superdog that has escaped from the witness protection program after becoming the target of an assassination.

11.
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles
95 min | 2001 |
4.8 (24076 votes)
|
5.6 (96 reviews)

Australian Outback adventurer Mick "Crocodile" Dundee travels to Los Angeles with his young son while his longtime companion suspects foul play at a movie studio.

12.
Mean Machine
99 min | 2001 |
6.5 (38023 votes)
|
7.28 (60 reviews)

A football star jailed for assault leads a group of inmates in a match against prison guards.

13.
Novocaine
95 min | 2001 |
5.8 (10145 votes)
|
6.54 (70 reviews)

A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him & steals all of the drugs from his practice.

14.
Spy Game
126 min | 2001 |
7.1 (150951 votes)
|
7.72 (289 reviews)

Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.

15.
Bully
108 min | 2001 |
6.9 (36776 votes)
|
7.47 (246 reviews)

A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.

16.
Sugar & Spice
81 min | 2001 |
5.7 (13012 votes)
|
6.26 (76 reviews)

A popular high-school cheerleader becomes pregnant by the star quarterback and turns to crime to support her desired lifestyle.

17.
Ocean's Eleven
116 min | 2001 |
7.7 (533370 votes)
|
8.24 (737 reviews)

Danny Ocean and his ten accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

18.
Vidocq
98 min | 2001 |
6.5 (21088 votes)
|
7.04 (66 reviews)

Paris, 1830: Vidocq is killed by a mirror masked man. A thief turned investigator, he was working on a case of men killed by lightning. His biographer tries to solve the case.

19.
Knockaround Guys
92 min | 2001 |
6.1 (22773 votes)
|
6.62 (101 reviews)

The wannabe sons of mobsters go to a remote town in the Midwest, and get themselves into more trouble than anyone could anticipate.

20.
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
103 min | 2001 |
6.7 (37652 votes)
|
7.21 (140 reviews)

An insurance investigator and an efficency expert who hate each other are both hypnotized by a crooked hypnotist with a jade scorpion into stealing jewels.

21.
Saving Silverman
90 min | 2001 |
5.9 (39599 votes)
|
6.35 (165 reviews)

A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman.

22.
Baby Boy
130 min | 2001 |
6.4 (13690 votes)
|
6.85 (68 reviews)

In South Central L.A., a misguided 20-year-old African-American man, a "baby boy", faces the commitments of real life.

23.
Ichi the Killer
129 min | 2001 |
7.0 (53543 votes)
|
7.43 (263 reviews)

As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of achieving.

24.
Read My Lips
115 min | 2001 |
7.4 (12217 votes)
|
7.82 (47 reviews)

She is almost deaf and she lip-reads. He is an ex-convict. She wants to help him. He thinks no one can help except himself.

25.
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
115 min | 2001 |
7.9 (44527 votes)
|
8.28 (120 reviews)

A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.

26.
Formula 51
93 min | 2001 |
6.3 (47584 votes)
|
6.67 (117 reviews)

An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.

27.
The Fast and the Furious
106 min | 2001 |
6.8 (364187 votes)
|
7.16 (803 reviews)

Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Conner must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.

28.
Buffalo Soldiers
98 min | 2001 |
6.8 (23985 votes)
|
7.14 (85 reviews)

A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.

29.
15 Minutes
120 min | 2001 |
6.1 (48322 votes)
|
6.4 (199 reviews)

A homicide detective and a fire marshal must stop a pair of murderers who commit videotaped crimes to become media darlings.

30.
The Score
124 min | 2001 |
6.8 (124084 votes)
|
7.05 (353 reviews)

An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.

31.
Frailty
100 min | 2001 |
7.2 (79818 votes)
|
7.45 (408 reviews)

A mysterious man arrives at the offices of an FBI agent and recounts his childhood: how his religious fanatic father received visions telling him to destroy people who were in fact "demons."

32.
Birthday Girl
93 min | 2001 |
6.1 (24407 votes)
|
6.29 (118 reviews)

A thirtysomething bank clerk from St Albans has his small-town life exploded by the arrival of his Russian mail-order bride.

33.
Antitrust
108 min | 2001 |
6.1 (28398 votes)
|
6.17 (165 reviews)

A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.

34.
What's the Worst That Could Happen?
94 min | 2001 |
5.5 (14694 votes)
|
5.55 (67 reviews)

A rich man catches a thief burglarizing his home and steals the thief's lucky ring, who then tries to get it back.

35.
The Glass House
106 min | 2001 |
5.8 (34767 votes)
|
5.84 (169 reviews)

An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren't the caring friends they seemed to be.

36.
Domestic Disturbance
89 min | 2001 |
5.6 (26538 votes)
|
5.6 (151 reviews)

When Danny witnesses his stepfather Rick murder a man, Danny's father Frank has to protect his son from the greatest danger.

37.
Training Day
122 min | 2001 |
7.7 (405106 votes)
|
7.66 (523 reviews)

A rookie cop spends his first day as a Los Angeles narcotics officer with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.

38.
Made
95 min | 2001 |
6.4 (17386 votes)
|
6.36 (134 reviews)

Two aspiring boxers, lifelong friends, get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.

39.
Heist
109 min | 2001 |
6.5 (33310 votes)
|
6.45 (199 reviews)

A career jewel thief finds himself at tense odds with his longtime partner, a crime boss who sends his nephew to keep watch.

40.
The Mexican
123 min | 2001 |
6.1 (105544 votes)
|
6.04 (261 reviews)

A man tries to transport an ancient gun called The Mexican, believed to carry a curse, back across the border, while his girlfriend pressures him to give up his criminal ways.

Top 12 overrated crime movies from year 2001

01.
3000 Miles to Graceland
125 min | 2001 |
6.0 (45057 votes)
|
4.42 (299 reviews)

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

02.
Swordfish
99 min | 2001 |
6.5 (180018 votes)
|
5.25 (404 reviews)

A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him.

03.
The Deep End
101 min | 2001 |
6.5 (10997 votes)
|
5.33 (137 reviews)

A woman spirals out of control while trying to keep her son from being found culpable in a murder investigation.

04.
In the Bedroom
131 min | 2001 |
7.4 (37622 votes)
|
6.27 (358 reviews)

A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband.

05.
Hannibal
131 min | 2001 |
6.8 (261619 votes)
|
6.0 (1062 reviews)

Living in exile, Dr. Hannibal Lecter tries to reconnect with now disgraced F.B.I. Agent Clarice Starling, and finds himself a target for revenge from a powerful victim.

06.
Suicide Club
99 min | 2001 |
6.6 (18607 votes)
|
5.86 (128 reviews)

A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides.

07.
Yamakasi
90 min | 2001 |
6.1 (9971 votes)
|
5.52 (32 reviews)

Gravity or Police, these guys don't believe in any law. Idolised by the youth of Paris as much as they're hated by the police, they are the Yamakasis, modern samurais. With acrobatic ...

08.
The Man Who Wasn't There
116 min | 2001 |
7.5 (106132 votes)
|
6.95 (368 reviews)

A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.

09.
The Accidental Spy
87 min | 2001 |
5.9 (16357 votes)
|
5.38 (42 reviews)

At a Hong Kong shopping center, Buck Yuen's (Jackie Chan's) intuition warns him. He saves a robbery's loot and gets on television, ends up in Istanbul via South Korea, and accidentally becomes a spy. Fortunately, he knows Kung Fu.

10.
Super Troopers
100 min | 2001 |
7.1 (99142 votes)
|
6.73 (283 reviews)

Five Vermont state troopers, avid pranksters with a knack for screwing up, try to save their jobs and out-do the local police department by solving a crime.

11.
Blow
124 min | 2001 |
7.6 (246549 votes)
|
7.25 (359 reviews)

The story of how George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel headed by Pablo Escobar, established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.

12.
The Pledge
124 min | 2001 |
6.8 (55558 votes)
|
6.47 (431 reviews)

A retiring police detective pledges to catch the killer of a young child.