Witnessing a crime movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant witnessing a crime movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense and psychological films and TV shows about / with witnessing a crime, crimes, murder, chase, death, danger, gun, witness, investigation and deadly plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as witnessing a crime: The Client (1994), Witness (1985), Pineapple Express (2008), Enemy of the State (1998), The Road Killers (1994), The Guardians (2012), Eyewitness (2016), The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008), The Hypnotist (2012), The Midnight Meat Train (2008).

List of witnessing a crime movies

Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In New York City, an estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.
Style: romantic, funny, light, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: witnessing a crime, witness protection, divorce, witness protection program, adaptation, runaway, adultery, crumbling marriage, starting over, love and romance, marital problem, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wyoming, new york, los angeles, usa, san francisco
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 6.7
 66K
The Client (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: lawyer, witnessing a crime, witness protection, mafia, investigation, lawyers and clients, boy, kids and family, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, child in peril, suicide ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, tennessee, san francisco, memphis, usa
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 7.4
 95K
Witness (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: amish, police corruption, witnessing a crime, murder, forbidden love, corruption, police detective, police investigation, police, crimes, chase, cop as target ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
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Pineapple Express (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, absurd, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: marijuana, stoners, friendship, drugs, stoner, witnessing a crime, stupidity, drug trip, weed, buddies, chase, immature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1937, 1930s
Place: usa
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Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, clever, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, conspiracy, political conspiracy, fighting the system, uncover truth, espionage, satellite, cia, manhunt, intelligence, lawyer, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., maryland, baltimore, usa, north america
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The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, gang, psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, missing person, crimes, rescue, family in danger, hostage, serial killer, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
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The Guardians (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 15-year-old Nina witnesses a terrible crime that puts her life in danger. Being an orphan, she has nobody she can trust. When corrupt businessman Thomas Backer sends five killers after Nina, witness protection officer, Max, a former special-forces ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: witnessing a crime, teenage girl, orphan, on the run, friendship, murder, tough heroes, bodyguard, graphic violence, friends, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
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 7.5
 5K
Eyewitness (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Two teenage boys secretly meet up in a cabin, bear witness to a shooting and barely escape with their lives. Desperate to keep their relationship a secret and in fear of being found by the perpetrator, they remain silent but soon learn that what has ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, small town, murder, investigation, love and romance, couple relations, witnessing a crime, crimes, character change, changing lives, relationship problems, witness ...
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The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: injustice, discrimination, destructive relationship, sadism, abusive husband, society, loss of family member, hijab, conspiracy, witnessing a crime, religion, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iran, middle east, israel, persia
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The Hypnotist (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a young woman and her parents are murdered by a killer determined to wipe out the entire family, Detective Inspector Joona Linna works with a psychiatrist to hypnotize the son who narrowly escaped death in order to find the one surviving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnosis, murder, hospital, hypnotist, witnessing a crime, boy, psychologist, crimes, law enforcement, cop witness relations, moral dilemma, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: bloody, scary, suspense, twists and turns, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, butcher, violence, psychopath, obsession, subway, torture, violent, crimes, witnessing a crime, dismemberment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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Cop and a Half (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, satirical, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: crimes, children, murder, police investigation, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, friendship, odd couple, fighting crime, bully, african american, witness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
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 6.7
 55K
Absolute Power (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder in which the President of The United States is involved occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run yet may hold evidence that could convict the President. A political thriller ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, serious ...
Plot: secret service, crimes, political conspiracy, murder mystery, political corruption, assassination, justice, usa president, witnessing a crime, politics, conspiracy, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Crocodiles (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Hannes, growing up with his young, poor and single mother wants to join the coolest gang in the area, the Vorstadtkrokodile. When the ‘entry test’ goes wrong, Hannes’s life is saved by Kai, who is desperate to join too but is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, suburban life, street gang, heroes, family, buddies, best friends, teenage life, youth, witnessing a crime, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Beyond the Reach (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, hunting, chase, hunter, wilderness, isolation, crimes, confined, witnessing a crime, travel, thirst ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, mojave desert, new mexico
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 6.2
 6K
Retroactive (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, time machine, serial killer, race against time, time, crimes, witnessing a crime, destiny, alternate timeline, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s
Place: texas, usa, arizona
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When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, missing person, investigation, mentally unstable, witnessing a crime, police investigation, crimes, mystery, police detective, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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 7.1
 40K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, murder, conspiracy, political corruption, mystery, spy, military, crimes, espionage, cold war, witnessing a crime, kgb ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
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The Girl on the Train (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When documentary filmmaker Danny Hart boards a train at Grand Central Station he has no reason to expect anything more than a pleasant ride to upstate New York to interview the subjects for his latest project. But a chance encounter with a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Plot: train, witnessing a crime, murder, investigation, disappearance, adultery, found footage, crimes, filmmaker, camera
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
 3.5
 451
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, partners, police investigation, martial arts, mafia, gunfight, gangsters, buddy cop, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 3.8
 605
Skate Or Die (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jérôme and Benjamin are two young skateboarders whose carefree existence is turned upside down when they witness the murder of a drug dealer. Rumbled by the assassins they manage to escape. Taking refuge in a police station they then discover that ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, witnessing a crime, youth, police corruption, crimes, race against time, hunt down, skateboarder, young heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 249
Hiding (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: In order to survive, Lincoln Swift must take his family into witness protection and give evidence against his former employer, vicious crime boss Nils Vandenberg. With new names and fresh identities, the Swifts are ripped from their Gold Coast home ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: witness protection, life turned upside down, family in danger, witnessing a crime, hidden identity, family relations, crimes, starting over, master criminal, dishonesty, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 227
Sixteen (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jumah is about to turn 16 and is already in need of a fresh start. Burdened with the shameful legacy of a past as a child soldier in the Congo, he lives with his adoptive mother in west London, where he struggles to keep a lid on his history of ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful
Plot: immigrants, high school, witnessing a crime, teenage life, youth, society, crimes, graphic violence, child soldier, interracial friendship, death threat, teen romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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The Man from London (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: One night Maloin, a switchman at a seaside railway station situated by a ferry harbour, witnesses a terrible event...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, ship, witnessing a crime, crimes, introspection, moral dilemma, redemption, suitcase of money, escapades, rivalry, boat, fog ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 834
Alias (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Eva accidentally witnesses (and tapes) the suicide of a girl. The tape is stolen but retrieved by Dieter, with whom she starts an affair.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: wrong place wrong time, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, couples, crimes, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, psychopath, mental institution, empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium, ghent
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 737
Three Worlds (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Al, a young man from a modest background is about to marry his boss’ daughter, along with succeeding him as the head of a car dealership. One night, while coming back from his bachelor party, he is guilty of a hit-and-run accident, urged by his ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: witnessing a crime, moral dilemma, society, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, illegal immigrant, manslaughter, woman, hit and run, life turned upside down, disorder, dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 11K
People I Know (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York press agent must scramble when his major client becomes embroiled in a huge scandal.
Style: enigmatic, stylized, intense, cynical, bleak ...
Plot: murder, politics, conspiracy, murder mystery, lone hero, witnessing a crime, intrigue, society, crimes, showbiz, political corruption, hotel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa
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 4.2
 2K
The Victim (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Annie's (Jennifer Blanc) life is in jeopardy after she's witnessed the horrific rape and murder of her closest friend. Fleeing from two attackers (Ryan Honey, Denny Kirkwood) she stumbles across kyle (Michael Biehn), a recluse living in ...
Style: exciting, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, loner, psychopath, woman in danger, survival, forest, on the run, witnessing a crime, chaos, escapades, crimes, picnic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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24 Hours in London (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: London gangster Christian has a plan to kill off the opposition, but things get messy when a witness survives.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal's revenge, hitman, murder, police, witnessing a crime, police investigation, fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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 5.6
 94K
The Pacifier (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, funny, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, children, mischievous children, nanny, bodyguard, one against many, undercover cop, adult child friendship, good versus evil, family in danger, disney, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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