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 exciting films and TV shows about / with witnessing a crime, crimes, murder, deadly, chase, danger, dishonesty, police investigation, crime and chases and races plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
witnessing a crime
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witnessing a crime movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as witnessing a crime: The Client (1994), The Guardians (2012), The Road Killers (1994), The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008), The Hypnotist (2012), Pineapple Express (2008), Witness (1985), The Midnight Meat Train (2008), Cop and a Half (1993), The Crocodiles (2009).

List of witnessing a crime movies

 6.8
 59K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, touching, tense ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, witness protection, suicide, lawyer, investigation, lawyers and clients, danger, fighting the system, hotshot lawyer, surveillance, kids and family, mafia ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: memphis, new orleans, san francisco
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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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: witnessing a crime, witness protection, starting over, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, marital problem, small town, witness protection program, marital infidelity, reconciliation, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa, new york, los angeles, san francisco
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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, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: witnessing a crime, orphan, on the run, friendship, murder, danger, deadly, teenage girl, tough heroes, bodyguard, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, road movie, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, kidnapping, woman in danger, psychopath, gang, missing person, family in danger, hostage, crimes, hostages, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
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The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 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: serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic, political ...
Plot: injustice, sadism, discrimination, destructive relationship, society, tragic hero, loss of family member, witnessing a crime, village, couple relations, journalist, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, persia, israel
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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, bleak, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnosis, hypnotist, witnessing a crime, murder, psychologist, cop witness relations, moral dilemma, danger, crimes, crime, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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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, light, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, friendship, drugs, stoner, stupidity, witnessing a crime, buddies, on the run, nothing goes right, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
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 7.4
 85K
Witness (1985)
Genre: Crime, 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, tense, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, crime, police corruption, witnessing a crime, cop as target, fish out of water, police detective, amish, murder, police investigation, crimes, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
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The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 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: suspenseful, tense, psychological, bloody, scary ...
Plot: violence, serial killer, photographer, gory, crimes, witnessing a crime, butcher, psychopath, deadly, blood, obsession, subway train ...
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, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: murder, partners against crime, odd couple, crimes, witnessing a crime, children, police investigation, fighting crime, friendship, undercover, police, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, 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, entertaining, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, suburbs, friendship, teenage life, youth, amateur detective, witnessing a crime, street gang, disability, ambition, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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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: tense, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, time machine, crimes, serial killer, witnessing a crime, race against time, chases and races, deadly, nothing goes right, murder, time loop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: texas, usa, arizona
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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, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, fighting the system, uncover truth, conspiracy, manhunt, satellite, intelligence, mexican standoff, privacy, secret hideout, life is a bitch, evidence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., baltimore, usa
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 4.0
 406
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, partners, danger, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 4.0
 547
Skate Or Die (2008)
Genre: Action
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, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, witnessing a crime, police corruption, youth, crimes, danger, race against time, skateboarder, hunt down, graphic violence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.6
 231
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: witnessing a crime, hidden identity, life turned upside down, family in danger, witness protection, parents and children, master criminal, family relations, hopes, crimes, dishonesty, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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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: atmospheric, psychological, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, ship, witnessing a crime, introspection, moral dilemma, crimes, redemption, suitcase of money, boat, money, train ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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 5.4
 793
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, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: wrong place wrong time, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, danger, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, dangerous attraction, couples, investigation, psychopath, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ghent, belgium, europe
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 6.0
 7K
Hush (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young couple on a motorway journey are drawn into a game of cat and mouse with a truck driver when they see something disturbing in the back of his vehicle.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, scary ...
Plot: missing person, murder, on the run, truck, danger, crimes, witnessing a crime, violence, chases and races, rescue, psychopath, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.5
 674
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, tense, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: moral dilemma, witnessing a crime, society, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, illegal immigrant, hit and run, hit by a car, manslaughter, crimes, immigrants, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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 5.5
 11K
People I Know (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York press agent must scramble when his major client becomes embroiled in a huge scandal.
Style: cynical, bleak, enigmatic, intellectual, intense ...
Plot: murder, politics, conspiracy, witnessing a crime, crimes, society, showbiz, political corruption, intrigue, drugs/alcohol, investigation, hotel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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 4.3
 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, suspenseful, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, murder, survival, on the run, witnessing a crime, escapades, deadly, crimes, rapist, chaos, gory, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, murder, police, criminal's revenge, police investigation, witnessing a crime, fighting crime, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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 5.6
 87K
The Pacifier (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, 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, feel good, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: family, children, nanny, mischievous children, bodyguard, fish out of water, family in danger, danger, martial arts, one against many, ex military, adult child friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Carnival of Souls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alex Grant is a troubled young woman, 20 years ago, she witnessed her mother get murdered by a carnival clown. She has nightmares of the clown - Louis Seagram. First a kind man then turned bad and also tried to rape Alex's mother. Alex fears ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: carnival, evil clown, slasher, vengeance, murder, haunted by the past, witnessing a crime, danger, deadly, circus, childhood trauma, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 4.0
 531
Bare Witness (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest business' there) by Julie Spencer, one of Max ...
Style: tense, sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, prostitute, investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty, manipulations, witnessing a crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.6
 665
Framed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: New York detective Mike Santini (Rob Lowe) is enjoying a holiday with his family when he spots Eddie Meyers (Sam Neill) a fugitive from justice who might be the key witness in a high profile case involving money laundering. Santini plays a major ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, undercover, mind game, special agents, police corruption, frame up, gangsters, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, crime, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, political ...
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, conspiracy, kennedy assassination, investigation, government corruption, crimes, witnessing a crime, political corruption, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
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 8.0
 8K
Day Break (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Today Detective Brett Hopper will be accused of shooting state attorney Alberto Garza. He will offer his rock solid alibi. He will realize he's been framed. And he will run. Then, he will wake up and start the day over again.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: changing the past or future, protagonist as suspect, frame up, time loop, interrogation, african american, family in danger, mystery, witnessing a crime, trapped, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, heist, on the run, crimes, crime, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, partners, master criminal, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, los angeles, california
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