Top 10 Fav Crime Movies

I was flicking through my DVDs the other day and put together my favorite crime movies of the last few decades (since 1980). Take a look, let me know if you agree or name a few of your favorites.

1. HEAT
2. ROUNDERS
3. RED ROCK WEST
4. SLAMDANCE
5. THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY
6. LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS
7. OUT OF SIGHT
8. MILLER'S CROSSING
9. THE USUAL SUSPECTS
10. OUT OF TIME


Pick away at my selections.

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heard good things about The Bank Job. Haven't caught it yet.
Romeo is Bleeding. I knew I would miss a movie off my list. Great film.
Simon, it was tough narrowing it down to just 10. Could've also added Seven, Goodfellas, Casino, Reservoir Dogs, Salton Sea, The Last Seduction, The Pledge, maybe even In Bruges. Straight Time was '78 otherwise that would be high on my list. Interesting I haven't seen Silence of the Lambs on anyone's list
I bumped Body Heat from my top 10 because it's homage to 40's noir. That said, I love the movie to pieces. :-)
The Public Eye, starring Joe Pesci.

Without a doubt, one of the best crime movies of the last quarter century. Made in 1994, the setting is 1942 Manhattan, and the plot revolves around a two mob gangs battling over control of a very lucrative commodity that was being rationed because of the war. Haunting music, great acting and a explosive climactic ending make this a must for crime movie aficianados.

The biggest crime is that this gem is not yet available on DVD (just VHS).
- Goodfellas
-Lock Stock...
-The Long Good Friday
-Usual Suspects
-Reservoir Dogs
-Pulp fiction
-Kill Bill
-Nil By Mouth
-Scarface
-Sexy Beast
HB x
Just saw one that easily tops To Live and Die in L.A. on my list - The Bank Job, with Jason Statham. A+ flick, really!
Not seen all of those, but would certainly agree with most of them. For me, Goodfellas is a classic, much more authentic than the over-hyped Departed. Casino is a great film too, as it has Joe Pesci in outstanding form, and Sharon Stone being, well, Sharon Stone.

Thought Mystic River was great too, and Carlitos Way.

In fact, there are some superb crime films out there. Seven, for example, was great on its first viewing. What I want to know about Seven though is that it comes out as a great surprise that it was Kevin Spacey all along who was the bad guy, and he was supposedly the reporter on the stairs. But was it Kevin Spacey in reality on the stairs, as I think I would have recognised him if he had just popped up as seemingly an extra? And if it wasn't him, then it's a bit of a con.

My apologies for all those settling down tonight for your first ever viewing of Seven

Saw was great as well, if that is crime (I suppose it is, in a loose sense).

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