Master criminal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant master criminal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, intense and exciting films and TV shows about / with master criminal, crimes, murder, corruption, betrayal, crime, mentor, violence, chase and dialogue plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as master criminal: Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Se7en (1995), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Hannibal (2001), Heat (1995), Inside Man (2006), The Blacklist (2013), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Entrapment (1999), Breaking Bad (2008).

List of master criminal movies

Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, mind bending, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, crime, mysterious character, manipulations, mistaken identity, deception, assassin, mystery, organized crime, death, loss of son, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.6
 1.3M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, crime, police investigation, investigation, killings, crimes, torture, insanity, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not ...
Style: exciting, clever, suspense, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: master criminal, prodigy, crime, fbi, justice, adventure, rise and fall, cat and mouse, special agents, con artists, manhunt, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967
Place: usa, france, manhattan new york city, louisiana, california ...
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 6.8
 235K
Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, master criminal, mind game, crime, cat and mouse, special agents, one on one, fbi, cannibalism, psychiatrist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florence, europe, italy, washington d.c., florence italy ...
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 8.2
 518K
Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, robbery, crime, heist, thief, group of criminals, one last job, tough law enforcer, police detective, gunfight, chase, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.6
 311K
Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: heist, master criminal, police detective, hostages, perfect crime, bank, crime, thief, robbery, bank robbery, manipulations, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.1
 154K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, special agents, crimes, intrigue, investigation, master criminal, danger, mind game, manipulations, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: serious, exciting, psychological, tense, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, fighting the system, murder, crime, master criminal, prison, justice, mind game, death, danger, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 6.3
 100K
Entrapment (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: master criminal, heist, art theft, undercover, working undercover, partners, dishonesty, mind game, love and romance, burglar, blackmail, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, malaysia, manhattan, new york city, new york, asia ...
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 9.5
 1.2M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, life turned upside down, drug lord, double life, drugs/alcohol, crimes, master criminal, peril, family problems, hidden identity, partners, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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The Usual Suspects (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, cynical, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, crimes, manipulations, neo noir, mystery, dishonesty, criminal, theft, interrogation, mysterious character, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1981, 1990s
Place: seaport, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 323K
Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, fbi, master criminal, hidden identity, undercover, gunfight, mexican standoff, boat chase, revenge, prison escape, arch villain, prison ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hong kong
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 8.8
 273K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, smuggling, master criminal, gangsters, crimes, rise to the top, criminal heroes, drug cartel, politics, drug dealer, blind ambition, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america
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 8.3
 709K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, exciting, slang ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, gambling, criminal heroes, disorder, crime gone awry, master criminal, bet, boxing, nothing goes right, dimwit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, antwerp, england
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Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, heist, master criminal, organized crime, crime, race against time, criminal heroes, thief, friends, partners, danger, one last job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.0
 259K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, gangsters, criminal heroes, shooting, master criminal, crime, gunfight, chase, organized crime, special agents, fbi, hunt down ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, illinois, romania, wisconsin, chicago illinois ...
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 8.2
 12K
Psycho-Pass (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Psycho-Pass is a Japanese anime television series that takes place in the future where it is possible to instantaneously measure a person's mental state, personality, and the probability that a person will commit crimes with a device installed ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: master criminal, police, cyberpunk, future dystopia, police investigation, partners against crime, life is a bitch, anarchist, mastermind, manhunt, chase, father son relationship ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
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 6.8
 255K
Con Air (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hijacking, one man army, airplane, helicopter, master criminal, convict, prison, machismo, law enforcement, confined, tough heroes, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, san francisco, california
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 6.0
 205K
The Tourist (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets mysterious British woman Elsie (Angelina Jolie) on the train to Venice. Romance seems to bud, but there's more to her than meets the eye. Remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer", ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: master criminal, undercover agent, mysterious character, outsmarting, misled, manipulations, off the grid, female spy, tourist, female agent, femme fatale, russian mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, venice, paris france, scotland yard ...
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The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Plot: forensics, psychopath, police investigation, serial killer, mind game, riddles and clues, policewoman, crime, paraplegic, master criminal, psychological thriller, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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Thick as Thieves (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A master thief recruits a notorious thief to help him steal two famous Faberge eggs from an impenetrable vault in an effort to pull off one final job and repay his debt to the Russian mob.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, one last job, police investigation, betrayal, government agency, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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 7.6
 348K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, captivity, psychopath, serial killer, mind game, survival, insanity, sadist, trapped, race against time, game of death, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.7
 15K
Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, murder, investigation, martial arts, prisoner, undercover, serial killer, partners against crime, master criminal, track down, against the odds, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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 5.9
 130K
Saw IV (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: master criminal, torture, blood, violence, child abuse, massacre, presumed dead, disfigurement, mind game, trap, rescue, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 3.8
 3K
Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: master criminal, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, law enforcement, infidelity, gang, rivalry, intrigue, police corruption, betrayal, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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 6.5
 24K
Son of a Gun (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison life, prison, car chase, crime, teaching the ways of the world, criminal heroes, betrayal, on the run, escapades, confined, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, mine, melbourne
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Adventures of Arsene Lupin (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: As the daring thief Arsène Lupin (Duris) ransacks the homes of wealthy Parisians, the police, with a secret weapon in their arsenal, attempt to ferret him out.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, thief, master criminal, hotshot hero, mysterious character, romance, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, adventure, criminal heroes, danger, transformation ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Wanted: Dead or Alive (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This movie features a character who is supposed to be the descendant of the character played Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall is also a bounty. But also an ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, bounty hunter, one man army, vengeance, chase, master criminal, undercover, on the run, race against time, tough heroes, against the odds, track down ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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 6.5
 168K
Swordfish (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, spy, master criminal, crime, hi-tech, race against time, hacker, sexual activity, criminal heroes, surveillance, computer hacker, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, monte carlo, oregon ...
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Dillinger and Capone (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1934, J. Edgar Hoover and the boys made headlines for mowing down John Dillinger in a hail of bullets outside Chicago's Biograph theater. But in fact, according to this Jon Purdy gangster thriller, the Feds iced Dillinger's brother. ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: master criminal, fighting crime, crimes, bank robbery, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, folk hero, deadly, kidnapping, missing person, rivalry, obsessive quest ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
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