Crime victim movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant crime victim movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense and bleak films and TV shows about / with crime victim, tragedy, night, death, apology, city, murder, cigarette smoking, man with glasses and bespectacled male plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Australia, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as crime victim: High Heel Homicide (2017), Come and See (1985), Taxi Driver (1976), The Hills Have Eyes (1977), The Exterminator (1980), Chinatown (1974), Z (1969), Two Hands (1999), O Lucky Man! (1973), Get Carter (1971).

List of crime victim movies

High Heel Homicide (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a string of brutal murders plague the city, two undercover detectives (Brent Harvey and Mia Li) race to solve the mystery and unmask the killer. Their only clues: each victim is a former cop and each has a blood-red letter painted on their body. ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, erotic
Plot: erotic thriller, revenge, murder, stripper, strip club, police investigation, text messaging, working undercover, ex cop, blood, lesbian sex, crime ...
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 8.3
 60K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, rough, thought provoking, serious, surreal ...
Plot: genocide, war crime, against humanity, atrocity, world war two, holocaust, occupation, brutality, military, anti war, survival, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, germany, poland
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 8.2
 729K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: social decay, loner, character study, lone wolves, obsession, depression, antisocial behavior, vigilante, paranoia, alienation, taxi driver, taxi ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, harlem, united states, manhattan new york city ...
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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, cult film, harsh ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, family in danger, danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california
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The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, crimes, deadly, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa, new jersey ...
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 8.1
 296K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, private detective, rape, investigation, surveillance, corruption, deception, investigator, femme fatale, tragic event, cover up, secret ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1937
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
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 8.3
 24K
Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, assassination, military, cia, politics, political corruption, protest, liberal, photojournalist, police, government, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: greece, europe
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 7.1
 10K
Two Hands (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.
Style: humorous, entertaining, disturbing, suspense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, love and romance, crime boss, change of luck, rivalry, on the run, gangs, gang, heist, beach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, england
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 7.8
 8K
O Lucky Man! (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe.
Style: surreal, dark humor, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: breast feeding, audition, police brutality, film within a film, satire, power relations, rich and poor, unfulfillment, society, obnoxious boss, rise to the top, surrealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland, europe, east end london, london ...
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 7.4
 29K
Get Carter (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Michael Caine is Jack Carter, a small-time hood working in London. When word reaches him of his brothers death, he travels to Newcastle to attend the funeral. Refusing to accept the police report of suicide, Carter seeks out his brother’s friends ...
Style: cult film, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, gangsters, hitman, nudity (full frontal - brief), funeral, pornography, crime, crimes, investigation, neo-noir, dishonor among criminals, small time ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, london
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 6.8
 37K
Dead Calm (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: woman in danger, isolation, yacht, married couple, ship, psychopath, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, danger, manic, sinking boat ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, pacific ocean, california
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Goin' Down the Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of desolation as two friends travel from Nova Scotia to Toronto in hope of finding a better life. Drifting from job to job: bottling plant, car wash, bowling alley, newspaper delivery, and in between enjoying the night life of the big city. ...
Style: contemplative, touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, friends, pregnancy, bowling alley, bowling, waitress, train, snow, city life, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia
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 6.8
 13K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couples, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, hopes, disability ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
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 5.1
 19K
31 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.
Style: satanic, psychotronic, brutal, rough, disturbing
Plot: killer clown, sadism, maniac, mercilessness, game, survival, bet, betting, chainsaw, midget, halloween, fight to the death ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
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Harry in Your Pocket (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A master thief (James Coburn) and his drug-addicted partner teach two aspiring crooks (Michael Sarrazin, Trish Van Devere) how to steal wallets.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: pickpocket, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, partners, crimes, teaching the ways of the world, cons and scams, friends, thief, sexual euphemism, climbing stairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle washington, seattle
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 4.2
 430
Hollywood Cop (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A detective tries to get back a child who has been kidnapped by gangsters.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: child abduction, gunfight, urban setting, crying woman, hollywood sign, police siren, crime victim, plot twist, motorcycle riding, visit, denial, single mother ...
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 4.6
 152
Blind Fear (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A blind employee at a New England lodge is in danger when a gang of killers arrives to stay at the lodge.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending
Plot: storm, handcuffs, pizza, pipe smoking, screaming in pain, disposing of a dead body, tragedy, night, police station, arrest, woman kills woman, listening to a radio ...
Place: new england, maine
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Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising executive, her friendship with photographer Aaron, and her downward ...
Style: bleak, psychological, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: mental breakdown, suicide attempt, modeling, model, psychiatrist, paranoia, rape, rising to stardom, life is a bitch, fashion, disintegration, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, paris france
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Young Einstein (1988)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his invention he meets beatuiful French scientist Marie Curie, as ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, factual, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: atomic bomb, farce, rise to the top, folk hero, nothing goes right, disorder, inventions and discoveries, obsessive quest, prodigy, odd couple, legends and myths, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia, paris france
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 4.6
 534
White Fire (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey, France, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Bo was a child, a mysterious stranger sadistically murdered his parents. Only Bo and his sister, Ingrid survived the bloodshed. Now, twenty years later... Bo and his sister are grown up. They are now employees at a diamond mineshaft located in ...
Plot: tortured to death, italian woman, murder of wife, pubic hair, sex, death of father, female nudity, towel, jewel robbery, opening a door, sister, beard ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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 5.8
 1K
Thirst (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of self-proclaimed supermen who achieve this state of superiority by drinking from the "blood cows" (read: people) kept at the "dairy farm", and they try to get her to ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, offbeat, rough, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, vampire, brainwashing, swimming pool, violence, nurse, blood, cult, occult, religions or cults, gory, deadly ...
Time: 70s
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Thief of Hearts (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman trapped in a boring marriage begins an affair with a handsome man who seems able to read her mind. She doesn't know that he has broken into her house and read her diaries, where she has recorded her deepest thoughts and fantasies.
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, criminal, beach, seduction, sexual fantasy, burglar, diary, motorcycle, love and romance, obsession, love affair, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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Thieves Like Us (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, sincere
Plot: on the run, murder, bank, bank robbery, fall in love, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, journalism, love and romance, fugitives, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa
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 5.8
 697
Streets (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tough drama looks at the plight of a young L.A. prostitute, who shoots heroin to get through the day, sells sex just to survive, and eats roadkill sometimes when there isn't anything else available. Into this futile existence is thrown a psycho ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, on the run, prostitute, rescue, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, youth, society, stalking, deadly, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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 7.0
 244
Stir (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Filmed in the Clare Valley, Gladstone and the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, this prison movie was inspired by the true life prison riot at Bathurst Jail in 1974 and its subsequent Royal Commission into New South Wales Prisons.
Plot: riot, prison, locker room, chapel, gas mask, megaphone, captive, lighting a cigarette, dehumanization, threat to kill, salute, country ...
Place: australia
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Seize the Day (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tommy Wilhelm (Robin Williams) is a salesman. An honest, hard-working guy who has lost his job, his girlfriend, and left part of his sanity behind as he heads to New York to pick up the pieces of his life. He's always been able to sell, but ...
Style: realistic, bleak, semi serious, gloomy, no music ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unemployment, couples, crumbling marriage, single parent, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, society, going straight, hopes, family relations, family problems, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, year 1956, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ireland
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 6.6
 4K
Pin (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). Via ventriloquism, Pin explains bodily functions in a way kids can relate to. When the over-strict ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, mind game, doll, doctor, car accident, ventriloquism, dysfunctional family, birthday, police, blood, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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 6.4
 109
Hitting Home (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Canadian businesswoman Dinah Middleton's is devastated when her teenage son, Alex, is killed by a hit-and-run driver. When the police fail to turn up any suspects, she turns private detective to track the killer down. She traces the murderer to ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: obsession, hit and run, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, boy, child killer, toy gun, skateboarding, woman crying ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal quebec, usa, new york, montreal
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Warriors of the Wasteland (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust.
Style: bleak, futuristic, offbeat, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, survival, apocalypse, society, chases and races, clergy, space and aliens, adventure, danger, rivalry, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019
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 7.1
 67K
1984 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, fascism, against humanity, politics, society, fall in love, dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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