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The list contains the best, new and most relevant crime gone awry movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, talky, interesting, dark humor and cerebral films and TV shows about / with crime gone awry, crimes, dialogue, storytelling, twists & turns, greed, crime, murder, violence and brutality plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as crime gone awry: From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Fargo (1996), The Hateful Eight (2015), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Baby's Day Out (1994), Whisper (2007), Marauders (2016), The Nut Job (2014), RocknRolla (2008), The Big Lebowski (1998).
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Fargo
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA, UK
98 min.
 8.1
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Adventure, Comedy, Drama
USA, Germany
99 min.
 8.1
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The Place
Drama
Italy
105 min.
 7.1
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
93 min.
 6.9

List of crime gone awry movies

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, twists and turns, dark humor, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, heist, organized crime, buddies, plot twist, foul language, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, chaos and mayhem, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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From Dusk Till Dawn
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, entertaining, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, crime gone awry, brutality, plot twist, gory, criminal heroes, crime, hostage, stripper, priest, brothers, mexican american border ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america, dungeon
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 8.1
 537K
Fargo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to ...
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric, suspense, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, crime gone awry, greed, gangsters, crimes, violence, gory, psychopath, small town, twists & turns, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, north dakota, minneapolis minnesota
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The Hateful Eight
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, suspense, bloody, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, brutality, blood, plot twist, storytelling, twists & turns, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, hitman, greed, murder, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, wyoming
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: stylized, enigmatic, offbeat, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: hotel, mentor protege relationship, murder, murder mystery, inheritance, existentialism, prison escape, greed, storytelling, eccentricity, disorder, adventure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s, year 1985 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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 6.0
 39K
Baby's Day Out
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, babies and infants, adventure, mischievous children, kidnapping, lost child, nothing goes right, stupidity, crime gone awry, chase, danger, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa
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 5.8
 8K
Whisper
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Convicted felon Max Truemont (played by Josh Holloway) is hired to execute a kidnapping of the son of one of the richest women in the state. Along with his fiancée Roxanne (played by Sarah Wayne Callies), Max joins two other strangers who were also ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: isolation, kidnapping, hostages, supernatural ability, confined, danger, crime gone awry, mind control, partners in crime, criminal heroes, evil child, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, maine
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 5.5
 15K
Marauders
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An untraceable group of elite bank robbers is chased by a suicidal FBI agent who uncovers a deeper purpose behind the robbery-homicides.
Style: intense, enigmatic, melancholic, breathtaking, clever ...
Plot: bank robbery, investigation, fbi, crime gone awry, shooting, conspiracy, greed, twists & turns, bank manager, thief, violence, runaway ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio, mexico
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 5.7
 24K
The Nut Job
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - ...
Style: entertaining, funny, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, squirrel, friendship, heist, crime gone awry, chase, unlikely partners, family, friends, adaptation, adventure, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
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 7.3
 214K
RocknRolla
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, entertaining, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, corruption, mafia, gangsters, crime, cons and scams, twists & turns, multiple storylines, storytelling, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, gang leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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The Big Lebowski
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: surreal, humorous, twists and turns, absurd, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, bowling, buddies, crime, twists & turns, sarcasm, dialogue, plot twist, rug, crime gone awry, weed, irreverent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, malibu california, pasadena california
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 6.2
 7K
Hacker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex, an immigrant from Ukraine comes to Canada and becomes involved with an online criminal organization called Darkweb. What starts off as a way to help his parents financially, soon becomes a personal vendetta against the entire banking system, ...
Style: thought provoking, based on true events, realistic, entertaining, captivating
Plot: hacker, identity theft, black market, cons and scams, dishonesty, crime gone awry, happy ending, robbery, vengeance, money, secrets, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.9
 24K
Freeway
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, cynical, bloody, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, brutality, life is a bitch, disfigurement, crime, prison, sexual abuse, runaway, dysfunctional family, censorship, teenager, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, san diego california
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 7.7
 77K
Blood Simple.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: dark humor, cynical, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, murder, private detective, infidelity, investigation, betrayal, adultery, vengeance, greed, neo noir, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
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 7.1
 4K
The Place
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fates of an apparently random group of strangers who each come into contact with a mysterious figure who they believe possesses the power to grant any wish, in return for which they must carry out a task he assigns them.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, intellectual, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: coffee, moral ambiguity, human nature, multiple storylines, escapades, family relations, father son relationship, adultery, kidnapping, murder, rape, brutality ...
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 8.3
 785K
Reservoir Dogs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: clever, stylized, talky, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, cult, gory, undercover cop, violence, organized crime, robbery, gore, gangster, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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 7.5
 56K
A Simple Plan
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, greed, betrayal, paranoia, money, small town, murder, tragedy, guilt, violence, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: minnesota, usa
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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, greed, dysfunctional family, robbery, divorce, death, violence, betrayal, heist, adultery, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brazil, manhattan new york city
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Blood and Wine
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.
Style: clever, tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, robbery, neo-noir, murder, dysfunctional family, greed, wine, violence, adultery, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s
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Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Style: dark humor, witty, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, hitman, gangsters, violence, redemption, mafia, revenge, friendship, gangster, organized crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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After Dark, My Sweet
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.
Style: suspenseful, surreal, cynical, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, kidnapping, murder, mental illness, neo noir, neo-noir, noir, dark hero, vengeance, dialogue, stylish ...
Time: 80s
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 8.3
 692K
Snatch
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: clever, stylized, cynical, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, crime gone awry, gangster, organized crime, violence, sarcasm, gunfight, brutality, hitman, gypsy accent, stylish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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 7.3
 51K
Shallow Grave
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.
Style: dark humor, tense, cynical, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, friendship, money, betrayal, greed, paranoia, violence, murder, roommate, drugs/alcohol, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland
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 6.7
 66K
Killer Joe
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).
Style: dark humor, disturbing, tense, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: crime gone awry, hitman, neo-noir, crime, greed, violence, dysfunctional family, psychopath, sex, murder, neo noir, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, oklahoma
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 7.2
 41K
11:14
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. The story follows the chain of events of five different characters and five different storylines that all converge to tell the ...
Style: clever, dark humor, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, small town, crime, murder, drinking, vandalism, robbery, chase, storytelling, multiple storylines, crimes, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Dog Day Afternoon
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, bank robbery, police, hostage, robbery, heist, bank, mob, hostages, fbi, transsexual ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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The Man Who Wasn't There
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A tale of passion, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity presents him with a chance to change it.
Style: atmospheric, clever, stylized, witty, serious ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, small town, murder, existentialism, neo noir, greed, unlikely criminals, neo-noir, noir, twists & turns, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: usa, california
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 7.0
 18K
Red Rock West
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, clever, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, crime gone awry, small town, neo-noir, mistaken identity, betrayal, money, murder, neo noir, chase, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, wyoming, usa
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 7.4
 80K
Mean Streets
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small-time hood must choose from among love, friendship and the chance to rise within the mob.
Style: realistic, bleak, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, crime gone awry, redemption, friendship, mafia, organized crime, gangster, violence, neo noir, catholicism, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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The Last Seduction
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, crime, crime gone awry, neo-noir, murder, betrayal, private detective, femme fatale, manipulation, greed, cheating, lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california, iraq, dallas texas ...
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