Best Crime Movies of 2022

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Best Crime Movies of 2022
Best Crime Movies of 2022
TOP Movies: Restless (2022), The Outfit (2022), Payne & Redemption (2022), Windfall (2022), The Weekend Away (2022), Spiderhead (2022), Ambulance (2022), Lou (2022), Brazen (2022), Emily the Criminal (2022), Death on the Nile (2022), Enola Holmes 2 (2022), The Batman (2022), Fistful of Vengeance (2022), The Pale Blue Eye (2022), Bandit (2022), A Day to Die (2022), Confess, Fletch (2022), The Good Nurse (2022), Kimi (2022).

List of Best Movies

Restless (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After going to extremes to cover up an accident, a corrupt cop's life spirals out of control when he starts receiving threats from a mysterious witness.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, thrilling, perverse ...
Plot: investigation, criminal, police, police officer, corrupt cop, police corruption, suspense, accident, blackmail, corrupt law enforcer, corrupted ruler, hidden truth ...
Time: 2020s
Place: france
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The Outfit (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Leonard is an English tailor who used to craft suits on London’s world-famous Savile Row. After a personal tragedy, he’s ended up in Chicago, operating a small tailor shop in a rough part of town where he makes beautiful clothes for the only ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, slasher, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gangsters, tailor, gang, organized crime, mafia, suspense, mafioso, mob hit, criminal gang, changing lives, fighting crime, corruption ...
Time: 50s, year 1956
Place: chicago illinois, london
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Payne & Redemption (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of "Payne & Redemption" surrounds the psychological trauma endured by the film's main character, a weathered New York Detective, and his journey to seek redemption, after having to deal with a long line of traumatic ...
Style: neo noir, tense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: confronting the past, haunted by the past, police detective, tragic past, suspense, psychologist, investigation, murderer, murder, revenge, hard boiled
Place: new york
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Windfall (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man breaks into a tech billionaire's empty vacation home, but things go sideways when the arrogant mogul and his wife arrive for a last-minute getaway.
Style: disturbing, captivating, thrilling, dark, neo noir ...
Plot: vacation, money, thief, suspense, problem, escapades, privacy invasion, uninvited guest, rich man, marriage, billionaire, criminal ...
Time: 2020s
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The Weekend Away (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When her best friend vanishes during a girls' trip to Croatia, Beth races to figure out what happened. But each clue yields another unsettling deception.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, weekend, murder investigation, murder mystery, disappearance, investigation, mysterious disappearance, accused of murder, girlfriend, framed for murder, suspense, travel ...
Time: 2020s
Place: croatia, london
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Spiderhead (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A prisoner in a state-of-the-art penitentiary begins to question the purpose of the emotion-controlling drugs he's testing for a pharmaceutical genius.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, mind bending, psychotronic ...
Plot: suspense, prison, distopia, drugs, manipulation, experiment, scientific experiment, prisoner, tragic past, medical, emotional manipulation, human experiment ...
Time: near future, future
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Ambulance (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Decorated veteran Will Sharp, desperate for money to cover his wife's medical bills, asks for help from his adoptive brother Danny. A charismatic career criminal, Danny instead offers him a score: the biggest bank heist in Los Angeles history: ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, captivating, perverse ...
Plot: heist gone wrong, gang, hospital, ambulance, suspense, criminal, mob boss, police, homosexual, betrayal, woman in danger, robbery ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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How I Fell in Love with a Gangster (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A mysterious woman recounts the rise and fall of Nikodem "Nikoś" Skotarczak, one of the biggest gangsters in Poland's history. Inspired by a true story.
Style: enigmatic, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gangsters, gang leader, mob boss, mafioso, criminal gang, criminal, crime boss, suspense, outlaw gang, gang, organized crime, mafia ...
Place: poland
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Lou (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young girl is kidnapped during a powerful storm. Her mother joins forces with her mysterious neighbour to set off in pursuit of the kidnapper. Their journey will test their limits and expose the dark secrets of their past.
Style: ambiguous ending, neo noir, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: strong female lead, fight, woman, vengeance, forest, island, loner, female warrior, child abduction, rain, storm, woman kills a man ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington state
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Brazen (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mystery writer Grace Miller has killer instincts when it comes to motive - and she'll need every bit of expertise to help solve her sister's murder.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, double life, life is a bitch, sleuth, secret life, private investigation, sister, uncover truth, suspense ...
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Emily the Criminal (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Emily, who is saddled with student debt and locked out of the job market due to a minor criminal record, gets involved in a credit card scam that pulls her into the criminal underworld of Los Angeles, ultimately leading to deadly consequences.
Style: thrilling, weird
Plot: criminal, bus, suspense, credit card fraud, fake identification, job interview, artist, criminal underworld, cocaine, swindle, left to die, office worker ...
Time: 2020s
Place: los angeles
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Death on the Nile (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome ...
Style: captivating, non-linear, artsy, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, murder investigation, investigation, ship, boat, chase, investigator, honeymoon, passenger, secret ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, year 1937, year 1914, 1910s
Place: egypt, london, belgium
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Enola Holmes 2 (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Now a detective-for-hire like her infamous brother, Enola Holmes takes on her first official case to find a missing girl, as the sparks of a dangerous conspiracy ignite a mystery that requires the help of friends — and Sherlock himself — to ...
Style: entertaining, clever, captivating, witty, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: victorian england, sherlock holmes, love, sister, teenage girl, girl, journey, heroine, boy, secret, city, friend ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london
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The Batman (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: In his second year of fighting crime, Batman uncovers corruption in Gotham City that connects to his own family while facing a serial killer known as the Riddler.
Style: neo noir, tense, epic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: superhero, masked superhero, gotham city, heroes, corruption, vigilante, organized crime, psychopath, batman, villain, masked vigilante, conspiracy ...
Time: 2020s
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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: World-famous detective Benoit Blanc heads to Greece to peel back the layers of a mystery surrounding a tech billionaire and his eclectic crew of friends.
Style: feel good, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: murder mystery, murder, revenge, undercover, identical twins, conspiracy, billionaire, whodunit, cult, fight, suspense, isolation ...
Time: 2020s
Place: greece, new york
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Fistful of Vengeance (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A revenge mission becomes a fight to save the world from an ancient threat when superpowered assassin Kai tracks a killer to Bangkok.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: martial arts, supernatural power, treasure, escapades, hidden treasure, treasure hunter, mafia, suspense, mind control, car chase, assassin, mascot ...
Place: bangkok thailand
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The Pale Blue Eye (2022)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: West Point, New York, 1830. When a cadet at the burgeoning military academy is found hanged with his heart cut out, the top brass summons former New York City constable Augustus Landor to investigate. While attempting to solve this grisly mystery, ...
Style: gothic horror, exciting, dramatic, surprise ending, gothic
Plot: murder, winter, murder mystery, criminal, mission, isolation, occult, investigation, historical figure, clue, murderer, hanged man ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
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Bandit (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After escaping a Michigan prison, a charming career criminal assumes a new identity in Canada and goes on to rob a record 59 banks and jewellery stores while being hunted by a rogue task force. Based on the story of The Flying Bandit.
Plot: suspense, bank robber, stripper, strip club, true crime, 911, task force, master criminal, nude, loan shark, fired from the job, heist ...
Time: year 1985, year 1988, 80s
Place: canada, detroit, vancouver
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A Day to Die (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disgraced parole officer is indebted to a local gang leader and forced to pull off a series of dangerous drug heists within twelve hours in order to pay the $2 million dollars he owes, rescue his kidnapped pregnant wife, and settle a score with ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: gang, sniper, swat team, organized crime, crime boss, teamwork, ex soldier, needing money, suspense, criminal, money problems, problem ...
Time: 2020s
Place: mexico
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Confess, Fletch (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The roguishly charming and endlessly troublesome Fletch becomes the prime suspect in a murder case while searching for a stolen art collection. The only way to prove his innocence? Find out which of the long list of suspects is the culprit - from ...
Style: reboot
Plot: social satire, stolen painting, ambush, corpse, arrest, tailing a suspect, crime scene, countess, interrogation, sailboat, female nudity, police interrogation ...
Place: new england, rome italy, boston
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The Good Nurse (2022)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of the pursuit and capture of Charles Cullen, one of the most prolific serial killers in history, who is suspected of having murdered up to 400 patients during his 16-year career as a nurse, earning him the moniker "The Angel of ...
Style: dramatic, psychological, dark
Plot: serial killer, criminal, suspense, doctor, psychopath, investigation, killer, judiciary, mother daughter relationship, sport, nurse, murder of wife ...
Time: year 2003, year 1998
Place: pennsylvania, new jersey
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Kimi (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A tech worker with agoraphobia discovers recorded evidence of a violent crime but is met with resistance when she tries to report it. Seeking justice, she must do the thing she fears the most: she must leave her apartment.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, weird
Plot: suspense, political conspiracy, pandemic, phobia, secret, murder investigation, murder, female protagonist, fear, assassination, agoraphobia, disaster ...
Place: seattle, romania
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Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The continuation of the adventures of the Minions, always in search of a tyrannical leader.
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: kids and family, super villain, disorder, vigilante, teenager, kung fu, technology, mad scientist, torture device, ice cream, birthday party, movie theatre ...
Time: 70s, year 1976
Place: san francisco
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DC League of Super-Pets (2022)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto the Super-Dog must convince a rag-tag shelter pack—Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel—to master their own newfound powers and help ...
Style: feel good, 3d animation, entertaining, captivating, anime ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: talking animals, dog, superhero, super strength, justice league, animal protagonist, good versus evil, team, animal that acts human, villain, pets, super villain ...
Place: new york
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Violent Night (2022)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When a team of mercenaries breaks into a wealthy family compound on Christmas Eve, taking everyone inside hostage, the team isn’t prepared for a surprise combatant: Santa Claus is on the grounds, and he’s about to show why this Nick is no saint.
Style: dark, scary, christmas horror
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, mercenary, santa claus, revenge, killer santa claus, humour, christmas eve, bloody violence, holiday, saving christmas, darkness, attic ...
Time: 10th century
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See How They Run (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. When world-weary Inspector Stoppard and eager rookie Constable Stalker take on the case, the two ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: murder mystery, murder, suspense, undercover, post war, twists and turns, whodunit, investigation, film industry, circumstantial evidence, falsely accused, backstage ...
Time: 50s, year 1953
Place: england, london, scotland yard
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Ray Donovan: The Movie (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A showdown decades in the making brings the Donovan family legacy full circle. As the events that made Ray who he is today finally come to light, the Donovans find themselves drawn back to Boston to face the past. Each of them struggles to overcome ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing, neo noir ...
Plot: criminal, wealthy family, male protagonist, breaking the law, confronting the past, escapades, problem solving, problem, nypd, motel, funeral, therapist ...
Place: los angeles, boston, massachusetts
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After nearly 50 years of hiding, Leatherface returns to terrorize a group of idealistic young friends who accidentally disrupt his carefully shielded world in a remote Texas town.
Style: slasher, bloody, scary, disturbing, perverse ...
Plot: massacre, dismemberment, chainsaw, sadism, brutality, sadistic horror, murder, torture, serial killer, macabre, maniac, death ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, texas
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Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Decades since their successful television series was canceled, Chip has succumbed to a life of suburban domesticity as an insurance salesman. Dale, meanwhile, has had CGI surgery and works the nostalgia convention circuit, desperate to relive his ...
Style: 3d animation, feel good, entertaining, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: missing person, friendship, mouse, chase, investigation, animal protagonist, kidnapping, animal that acts human, old friends reunited, crime boss, henchman, heroes ...
Time: year 1990, year 1982, 2020s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
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The Stranger (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two strangers strike up a conversation on a long journey. One is a suspect in an unsolved missing person’s case and the other an undercover operative on his trail. Their uneasy friendship becomes the core of this tightly wrought thriller, which is ...
Style: dramatic
Plot: criminal, monster, cold case, investigation, unsolved crime, suspense, friendship, sting operation, paranoia, true crime, life, australian ...
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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