Crime Movies 2009 List

Armored

A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist….a… more

A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist….against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when an unexpected witness interferes, the plan quickly unravels and all bets are off.

Sam Raimi, Laurence Fishburne, Jean Reno… more

Sam Raimi, Laurence Fishburne, Jean Reno, Dan Farah, Columbus Short, Matt Dillon, Josh Donen, Nimrod Antal

My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

A man acts out a play in his mind and kills his mother.

Michael Peña, Brad Dourif, Michael Shannon… more

Michael Peña, Brad Dourif, Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, Norm Hill, Chloë Sevigny, David Lynch, Werner Herzog

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Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

In Werner Herzog's new film "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans," Nicolas Cage plays a rogue detective who is… more

In Werner Herzog's new film "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans," Nicolas Cage plays a rogue detective who is as devoted to his job as he is at scoring drugs -- while playing fast and loose with the law. He wields his badge as often as he wields his gun in order to get his way. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina he becomes a high-functioning addict who is a deeply intuitive, fearless detective reigning over the beautiful ruins of New Orleans with authority and abandon. Complicating his tumultuous life is the prostitute he loves (played by Eva Mendes). Together they descend into their own world marked by desire, compulsion, and conscience. The result is a singular masterpiece of filmmaking: equally sad and manically humorous.

Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer… more

Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer, Xzibit, Jennifer Coolidge, Shawn Hatosy, Edward R. Pressman, Avi Lerner

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The Ministers

A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his kille… more

A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.

John Leguizamo, Harvey Keitel, Franc Reyes… more

John Leguizamo, Harvey Keitel, Franc Reyes, Diane Venora

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day

The film is the continuation of writer/director Troy Duffy's tough, stylized cutting edge saga of the MacManus brot… more

The film is the continuation of writer/director Troy Duffy's tough, stylized cutting edge saga of the MacManus brothers (Norman Reedus, Sean Patrick Flanery). The two have been in deep hiding with their father, Il Duce (Billy Connolly), in the quiet valleys of Ireland, far removed from their former vigilante lives. When word comes that a beloved priest has been killed by sinister forces from deep within the mob, the brothers return to Boston to mount a violent and bloody crusade to bring justice to those responsible. With a new partner in crime (Clifton Collins Jr., Star Trek) and a sexy FBI operative (Julie Benz) hot on their trail...the Saints are back!

Troy Duffy, Billy Connolly, David Della Rocco… more

Troy Duffy, Billy Connolly, David Della Rocco, Brian Mahoney, Clifton Collins, JoJo Rhama, Miroslaw Baszak

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

A newsman intentionally frames himself for a murder he didn't commit in order to point out the dangers of circumsta… more

A newsman intentionally frames himself for a murder he didn't commit in order to point out the dangers of circumstantial evidence and to expose an overzealous district attorney who has manipulated evidence in the past to gain convictions. Everything is going as planned until his friend, the one person who can exonerate him, is killed.

Michael Douglas, Peter Hyams, Jesse Metcalfe… more

Michael Douglas, Peter Hyams, Jesse Metcalfe, Ted Hartley, Amber Tamblyn, Orlando Jones, Joel Moore, Aaron Ray

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The Informant!

What was Mark Whitacre thinking? A rising star at agri-industry giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Whitacre sudden… more

What was Mark Whitacre thinking? A rising star at agri-industry giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Whitacre suddenly turns whistleblower. Even as he exposes his company's multi-national price-fixing conspiracy to the FBI, Whitacre envisions himself being hailed as a hero of the common man and handed a promotion. But before all that can happen, the FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent. Unfortunately for the FBI, their lead witness hasn't been quite so forthcoming about helping himself to the corporate coffers. Whitacre's ever-changing account frustrates the agents and threatens the case against ADM as it becomes almost impossible to decipher what is real and what is the product of Whitacre's rambling imagination. Based on the true story of the highest-ranking corporate whistleblower in U.S. history.

Tony Hale, Matt Damon, Steven Soderbergh… more

Tony Hale, Matt Damon, Steven Soderbergh, Gregory Jacobs, Jennifer Fox, Scott Bakula, Michael London, Howard Braunstein

Public Enemies

In the action-thriller "Public Enemies," acclaimed filmmaker Michael Mann directs Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and A… more

In the action-thriller "Public Enemies," acclaimed filmmaker Michael Mann directs Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard in the story of legendary Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger (Depp)—the charismatic bank robber whose lightning raids made him the number one target of J. Edgar Hoover's fledgling FBI and its top agent, Melvin Purvis (Bale), and a folk hero to much of the downtrodden public.

No one could stop Dillinger and his gang. No jail could hold him. His charm and audacious jailbreaks endeared him to almost everyone—from his girlfriend Billie Frechette (Cotillard) to an American public who had no sympathy for the banks that had plunged the country into the Depression.

But while the adventures of Dillinger's gang—later including the sociopathic Baby Face Nelson (Stephen Graham) and Alvin Karpis (Giovanni Ribisi)—thrilled many, Hoover (Billy Crudup) hit on the idea of exploiting the outlaw's capture as a way to elevate his Bureau of Investigation into the national police force that became the FBI. He made Dillinger America's first Public Enemy Number One and sent in Purvis, the dashing "Clark Gable of the FBI."

However, Dillinger and his gang outwitted and outgunned Purvis' men in wild chases and shootouts. Only after importing a crew of Western ex-lawmen (newly baptized as agents) and orchestrating epic betrayals—from the infamous "Lady in Red" to the Chicago crime boss Frank Nitti—were Purvis, the FBI and their new crew of gunfighters able to close in on Dillinger.

Giovanni Ribisi, Johnny Depp, Marion Cotillard… more

Giovanni Ribisi, Johnny Depp, Marion Cotillard, Jason Clarke, Jane Rosenthal, Michael Mann, David Wenham, Kevin Misher

Next Day Air

Donald Faison stars as a hapless delivery man who finds himself at the center of a drug deal gone horribly awry in… more

Donald Faison stars as a hapless delivery man who finds himself at the center of a drug deal gone horribly awry in "Next Day Air", an uproarious action comedy with an all-star cast. Life isn’t going smoothly for Leo Jackson(Faison). He still lives at home, he just broke up with his co-worker girlfriend and he’s had so many complaints about his sloppy work habits that his own mother is threatening to fire him. But Leo isn’t one to let a few bad breaks ruin his day—as long as he’s got plenty of weed to take his mind off his troubles. But when the wacked-out courier accidentally delivers a box containing 10 kilos of high quality cocaine to the wrong apartment, it sets in motion a hilarious and harrowing chain of events that could cost him his life.

Omari Hardwick, Wood Harris, Benny Boom… more

Omari Hardwick, Wood Harris, Benny Boom, Inny Clemons, Blair Cobbs, Donald Faison, Mos Def, Scott Aronson

The Brothers Bloom

The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust, intrig… more

The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust, intrigue and the most complex literary-inspired setups imaginable. Now they've decided to take on one last job -- showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress named Penelope the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world -- from New Jersey to Greece to Russia and Prague -- in pursuit of priceless artifacts wanted by some of their most unsavory competitors.

Mark Ruffalo, Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody… more

Mark Ruffalo, Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody, Rian Johnson, Ram Bergan, Wendy Japhet, Rinko Kikuchi, Nora Zehetner

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12

One juror on a murder trial manages to convince his fellow colleagues that the case is not as clear cut as it might… more

One juror on a murder trial manages to convince his fellow colleagues that the case is not as clear cut as it might have seemed in the courtroom.

Aleksandr Novototsky, Nikita Mikhalkov, Vladimir Moiseyenko

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12 Rounds

WWE champion John Cena is New Orleans Police Detective Danny Baxter. When Baxter stops a brilliant thief from gett… more

WWE champion John Cena is New Orleans Police Detective Danny Baxter. When Baxter stops a brilliant thief from getting away with a multi-million-dollar heist, the thief’s girlfriend is accidentally killed. After escaping from prison, the criminal mastermind enacts his revenge, taunting the cop with a series of near-impossible puzzles and tasks …12 rounds…that Baxter must somehow complete to save the life of his fiancée.

John Cena, Mark Gordon, Daniel Kunka… more

John Cena, Mark Gordon, Daniel Kunka, Taylor Cole, Renny Harlin, WWE Films' Michael Lake, Ashley Scott, Brian J. White

Gomorra

Made up of six short episodes with six main characters--all revolving around the four-sided criminality between the… more

Made up of six short episodes with six main characters--all revolving around the four-sided criminality between the port of Naples, Scampia, Castelvolturno and Terzigno.

Simone Sacchettino, Matteo Garrone, Domenico Procacci… more

Simone Sacchettino, Matteo Garrone, Domenico Procacci, Salvatore Abruzzese

Killshot

In the thriller, based on the Elmore Leonard novel, a woman and her blue-collar husband become the targets of two k… more

In the thriller, based on the Elmore Leonard novel, a woman and her blue-collar husband become the targets of two killers after they stumble on an extortion plot hatched by the bad guys. Carmen (Lane) saw the scam and now she and Wayne (Jane), her ironworker husband, have to pay.

Blackbird (Rourke) kills smart and deadly. Richie kills stupid and crazy. Both are out to erase any living evidence--and when these lethal partners take up the chase, a safe place from killing is awfully hard to find.

Quentin Tarantino, Diane Lane, Mickey Rourke… more

Quentin Tarantino, Diane Lane, Mickey Rourke, Christopher McQuarrie, Rosario Dawson, Johnny Knoxville, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Madden