Best Crime Movies of 2021

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Crime Movies of 2021" contains films with the following parameters. Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing, suspenseful and surprise ending. Plot: crimes, murder, violence, criminal, revenge, shot to death, chase, death, shot in the chest and brutality. Genre: Crime, Thriller and Drama. Country: USA, UK and China.
Best Crime Movies of 2021
Best Crime Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: Wrath of Man (2021), Nobody (2021), Kate (2021), The Virtuoso (2021), The Guilty (2021), No Sudden Move (2021), Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021), The Unforgivable (2021), House of Gucci (2021), Fast & Furious 9 (2021), Stillwater (2021), Last Looks (2021), Gunpowder Milkshake (2021), The Card Counter (2021), Below Zero (2021), Cruella (2021), West Side Story (2021), Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021), Locked Down (2021), The Birthday Cake (2021).

List of Best Movies

 7.1
 177K
Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, psychological, non-linear, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, fighting crime, crime boss, heist, lone hero, robbery, working undercover, gangsters, security guard, ex soldier, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
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 7.4
 249K
Nobody (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark ...
Style: brutal, suspense, funny, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, tough guy, one against many, twists and turns, home invasion, vengeance, revenge, gangsters, russian mafia, violence, nightclub ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, pentagon
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 6.2
 62K
Kate (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she's irreversibly poisoned, a ruthless criminal operative has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies and in the process forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her past victims.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, neo noir ...
Plot: female assassin, murder, vengeance, assassin, female protagonist, poison, revenge, murderer, yakuza, strong female lead, violence, fight ...
Time: 2020s
Place: tokyo, japan, osaka japan
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 4.9
 8K
The Virtuoso (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lonesome stranger with nerves of steel must track down and kill a rogue hitman to satisfy an outstanding debt. But the only information he's been given is a time and location where to find his quarry. No name. No description. Nothing.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: hitman, hunt down, mysterious character, police, murder, murder mystery, secret identity, mystery, criminal, track down, murderer, mission ...
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 6.3
 124K
The Guilty (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A demoted police officer assigned to a call dispatch desk is conflicted when he receives an emergency phone call from a kidnapped woman.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, police officer, crimes, police, police station, abduction, woman in danger, kidnapped woman, who done it, heroes, chase, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 35K
No Sudden Move (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of criminals are brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what's really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, mysterious, weird
Plot: organized crime, crimes, criminal, cons and scams, heist gone wrong, heist, puzzle, mysterious villain, crime solving, investigation, attempted robbery, criminal gang ...
Time: 50s, year 1954
Place: detroit
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Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce and hitman Darius Kincaid – are back on another life-threatening mission. Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius's even more volatile wife, ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, captivating, funny, surprise ending ...
Plot: hitman, killer, terrorism, agent, mission, bodyguard, adventure, crimes, female agent, millionaire, nun, torture chamber ...
Time: future, 2020s, 50s
Place: russia, italy, monaco, rome italy, london ...
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The Unforgivable (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison after serving a sentence for a violent crime and re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, dramatic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: woman, strong female lead, adultery, redemption, violent, sister, judgment, women, car accident, society, rehabilitation center, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
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 6.6
 135K
House of Gucci (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The true story of how Patrizia Reggiani plotted to kill her husband Maurizio Gucci, the grandson of renowned fashion designer Guccio Gucci.
Style: realistic, romantic, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, mistress, high society, love, family relations, fashion industry, crimes, job, psychic, femme fatale, wealthy family ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, new york, tuscany ...
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Fast & Furious 9 (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car, street racing, car chase, car race, brother brother relationship, family relations, cia agent, fast car, chase, murder, revenge, fight ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, 80s ...
Place: scotland, london, tokyo, edinburgh scotland, jamaica ...
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 6.6
 44K
Stillwater (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma, travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, Allison, who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a ...
Style: suspense, inspirational, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, crimes, father, prisoner, murder, investigation, father daughter estrangement, framed for murder, accused of murder, father and daughter, hopes, jail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, marseille
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 5.8
 8K
Last Looks (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A disgraced ex-cop seeks solace by moving to the woods, but his quiet life comes to an end when a private eye recruits him to investigate the murder of an eccentric TV star's wife.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: murder, private investigator, murder investigation, who done it, investigation, crime investigation, murderer, uncover truth, crime solving, private detective, murder mystery, forensics ...
Place: los angeles
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Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In her turbulent life as a professional assassin, Sam has no choice but to go rogue to save the life of an innocent 8-year-old girl in the middle of the gang war she has unleashed.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, feminist film ...
Plot: female assassin, assassin, murder, female protagonist, women, strong female lead, female killer, family in danger, agent, showdown, criminal, revenge ...
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The Card Counter (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: William Tell just wants to play cards. His spartan existence on the casino trail is shattered when he is approached by Cirk, a vulnerable and angry young man seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a military colonel. Tell sees a chance at ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gambling, poker game, ex soldier, murder, gambler, casino, revenge, crimes, vengeance, haunted by the past, retribution, poker player ...
Time: year 2003, year 2002
Place: iraq, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas, cleveland ohio
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 6.2
 20K
Below Zero (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a prisoner transfer van is attacked, the cop in charge must fight those inside and outside while dealing with a silent foe: the icy temperatures.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, neo noir, surprise ending ...
Plot: police, rapist, murder, convict, revenge, cold, struggle for survival, confined, sole survivor, prisoner, all male cast, survival ...
Time: 2020s
Place: spain
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 7.3
 234K
Cruella (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to ...
Style: colourful, captivating, light, visually appealing, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: fashion, robbery, villain, disney, personality change, female villain, fashion designer, designer, villainess, lifestyle change, life is a bitch, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1965
Place: london, england, britain, united kingdom, europe
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West Side Story (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A remake of the 1961 film about two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, captivating, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forbidden love, teenager, rivals, love at first sight, tragic event, gang war, love affair, love story, criminal gang, male female relationship, in love, love interest ...
Time: 50s, year 1957, year 1961, 60s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: FBI Agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo are very close to busting a sex-trafficking ring. When they realize their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with a Texas Ranger to put an end to the ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, human trafficking, murder, slave trade, saving a life, federal agent, investigation, unsolved crime, rescue mission, crimes, crime investigation ...
Time: year 2004
Place: florida
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 5.2
 12K
Locked Down (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a COVID-19 lockdown, sparring couple Linda and Paxton call a truce to attempt a high-risk jewellery heist at one of the world's most exclusive department stores, Harrods.
Style: tense, romantic, captivating
Plot: pandemic, jewel theft, heist, divorced couple, diamond theft, theft, male female relationship, crimes, robbery, couple relations, convenience store robbery, bandit ...
Time: 2020s
Place: london
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The Birthday Cake (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the 10th anniversary of his father's death, Giovanni reluctantly accepts the task of bringing a cake to the home of his uncle, a mob boss, for a celebration. Just two hours into the night, Gio's life is forever changed.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: christmas, family gatherings, death by poison, ex convict, family relations, puerto rican, violence, bomb, godfather, mercilessness, criminal heroes, pride and honor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, killing spree, masked killer, psycho, halloween, killer, evil, violence, massacre, house fire, hospital ...
Time: 2010s, 70s, 21st century, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa
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South of Heaven (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Convicted felon Jimmy gets early parole after serving twelve years for armed robbery. Upon his release, he vows to give Annie, his childhood love, now dying from cancer, the best last year of her life – unfortunately it’s not that simple.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: couple relations, love affair, cancer patient, male female relationship, life is a bitch, social problems, criminal, relationships, ex convict, terminal illness, cancer, sick ...
Place: mexico
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 6.2
 8K
Lansky (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: crime boss, mafia, organized crime, mob boss, criminal syndicate, mafioso, historical figure, investigation, bandit, money, criminal, historical character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1937
Place: cuba, miami, tel aviv israel
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The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark, N.J., history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters start to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family. Caught up in the changing times is the uncle ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang, criminal, crimes, mob boss, mafioso, bandit, cosa nostra, organized crime, criminal underworld, gang war ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1971, year 1972, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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 6.1
 33K
The Protege (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody and trained in the family business, Anna is the world’s most skilled contract killer. When Moody, the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything she needs to know about trust and ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, neo noir, surprise ending ...
Plot: female assassin, revenge, assassin, murder, vengeance, female killer, hitman, drone, spy, seduction, mercenary, female protagonist ...
Time: future, year 1991
Place: vietnam, london, bucharest
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 6.2
 32K
Copshop (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On the run from a lethal assassin, a wily con artist devises a scheme to hide out inside a small-town police station. However, when the hit man turns up at the precinct, an unsuspecting rookie cop finds herself caught in the crosshairs.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: jail cell, con artists, hitman, gunfight, police, assassin, small town, murder, arrest, rookie, prison, embezzler ...
Time: future
Place: nevada
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Catch the Fair One (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Native American boxer embarks on the fight of her life when she goes in search of her missing sister.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: human trafficking, sister, abduction, sex trafficking, female protagonist, missing child, women, crime investigation, disappearance, missing woman, investigation, unsolved crime ...
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 4.2
 728
Locked In (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single mother must protect her daughter and herself during a heist gone wrong at a high-tech storage facility.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological
Plot: mother daughter relationship, woman in danger, single mother, diamond, criminal, mother, murder, daughter, heist, gangsters, chase, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.3
 14K
Queenpins (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bored and frustrated suburban homemaker Connie and her best pal JoJo, a vlogger with dreams, turn a hobby into a multi-million-dollar counterfeit coupon caper. After firing off a letter to the conglomerate behind a box of cereal gone stale, and ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, surprise ending, feel good, feminist film ...
Plot: housewife, female criminal, women, strong female character, cons and scams, perfect crime, forgery, female protagonist, partners in crime, escapades, female friendship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
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 6.2
 3K
Body Brokers (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Utah and his girlfriend Opal, are drug addicts living on the streets in rural Ohio. After getting recruited by body broker Wood, and offered treatment in Los Angeles, Wood takes Utah under his wing and introduces him to treatment center mogul Vin. ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: trapped, destructive relationship, brutality, degradation, addiction, crimes, friendship, life philosophy, drug abuse, drug trip, drug dealing, drug traffic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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