Top 19 American criminal police movies worth watching

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Update in January 2024, here are 19 American criminal and police movies that are worth watching. Here's a mix of classic and more recent films:

Top 19 American criminal police movies worth watching

  1. The Departed (2006) - A gripping crime thriller directed by Martin Scorsese about undercover agents and crime syndicates. 

  2. Se7en (1995) - A dark and intense psychological thriller featuring two detectives investigating a series of gruesome murders.

  3. Heat (1995) - Directed by Michael Mann, this crime drama explores the lives of a group of professional bank robbers and the detectives trying to catch them.

  4. Training Day (2001) - Denzel Washington delivers a powerful performance as a corrupt narcotics officer, with Ethan Hawke as his rookie partner.

  5. The Silence of the Lambs (1991) - A classic psychological thriller that follows an FBI agent seeking the help of a brilliant but insane serial killer to catch another killer on the loose.

  6. Mystic River (2003) - Directed by Clint Eastwood, this crime mystery explores the impact of a childhood tragedy on the lives of three friends.

  7. No Country for Old Men (2007) - A Coen Brothers film that combines crime, suspense, and a cat-and-mouse chase in the Texas desert.

  8. L.A. Confidential (1997) - A neo-noir crime film set in the 1950s Los Angeles police department, based on James Ellroy's novel.

  9. Zodiac (2007) - David Fincher's film about the hunt for the Zodiac Killer, based on the true events of the unsolved case.

  10. Sicario (2015) - A tense thriller that delves into the world of drug cartels and the moral complexities of law enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border.

  11. The French Connection (1971) - A classic film about two New York City detectives trying to intercept a large heroin shipment.

  12. American Gangster (2007) - Directed by Ridley Scott, this crime film tells the true story of a detective's efforts to bring down a drug lord in the 1970s.

  13. Prisoners (2013) - A suspenseful thriller about a father searching for his missing daughter, directed by Denis Villeneuve.

  14. Gone Baby Gone (2007) - Ben Affleck's directorial debut is a crime drama about the investigation of a missing child in Boston.

  15. The Town (2010) - A crime thriller directed by and starring Ben Affleck, focusing on a group of bank robbers in Boston.

  16. True Detective (Season 1, 2014) - While not a movie, this HBO series is a must-watch for its intense portrayal of crime investigations and complex characters.

  17. Collateral (2004) - A thriller directed by Michael Mann, starring Tom Cruise as a hitman and Jamie Foxx as a cab driver.

  18. Inside Man (2006) - Directed by Spike Lee, this crime drama explores a bank robbery and the ensuing investigation.

  19. Wind River (2017) - A crime mystery set in a Native American reservation, directed by Taylor Sheridan.

These movies offer a mix of crime, drama, suspense, and excellent storytelling, providing a range of experiences within the genre. Wish you have fun watching the movie

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Viewers love to unwrap the mystery at the heart of a program, following the plot and attempting to reveal the unsolvable themselves. Crime dramas are built with a payoff too. Just like those non-fiction shows that give the audience the answer in the end, or a result based on their interaction, so too does this genre.

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