Best Crime Movies of 1935

1.

The Raven

4.2
6.9/10 IMDB

A brilliant but deranged neurosurgeon becomes obsessively fixated on a judge's daughter. With the help of an escaped criminal whose face he has surgically deformed, the mad man lures her, her father, and her fiancé to his isolated castle-like home, where he has created a torture chamber with the intent of torturing them for having 'tortured' him.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lester Matthews, Irene Ware, Samuel S. Hinds, Spencer Charters, Inez Courtney, Ian Wolfe, Maidel Turner, Raine Bennett ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1935-07-08
2.

The Informer

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Gypo Nolan is a former Irish Republican Army man who drowns his sorrows in the bottle. He's desperate to escape his bleak Dublin life and start over in America with his girlfriend. So when British authorities advertise a reward for information about his best friend, current IRA member Frankie, Gypo cooperates. Now Gypo can buy two tickets on a boat bound for the States, but can he escape the overwhelming guilt he feels for betraying his buddy?

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame, Wallace Ford, Una O'Connor, J. M. Kerrigan, Joe Sawyer, Donald Meek, D'Arcy Corrigan ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1935-05-09
3.

The Whole Town's Talking

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Ordinary man-in-the-street Arthur Ferguson Jones leads a very straightforward life. He's never late for work and nothing interesting ever happens to him. One day everything changes: he oversleeps and is fired as an example, he's then mistaken for evil criminal killer Mannion and is arrested. The resemblance is so striking that the police give him a special pass to avoid a similar mistake. The real Mannion sees the opportunity to steal the pass and move around freely and chaos results.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur, Arthur Hohl, James Donlan, Arthur Byron, Wallace Ford, Donald Meek, Etienne Girardot, Edward Brophy, Paul Harvey ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1935-02-22
4.

Charlie Chan in Paris

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Charlie's visit to Paris, ostensibly a vacation, is really a mission to investigate a bond-forgery racket. But his agent, apache dancer Nardi is killed before she can tell him much. The case, complicated by a false murder accusation for banker's daughter Yvette, climaxes with a strange journey through the Paris sewers.

Starring: Warner Oland, Mary Brian, Thomas Beck, Erik Rhodes, John Miljan, Murray Kinnell, Minor Watson, John Qualen, Keye Luke, Henry Kolker ..
Directed by: Lewis Seiler, Hamilton MacFadden
Release date: 1935-01-21
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Crime and Punishment
5.

Crime and Punishment

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A man is haunted by a murder he's committed.

Starring: Edward Arnold, Peter Lorre, Marian Marsh, Tala Birell, Elisabeth Risdon, Robert 'Tex' Allen, Douglass Dumbrille, Gene Lockhart, Charles Waldron, Thurston Hall ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1935-11-22
6.

'G' Men

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

James “Brick” Davis, a struggling attorney, owes his education to a mobster, but always has refused to get involved with the underworld. When a friend of his is gunned down by a notorious criminal, Brick decides to abandon the exercise of the law and join the Department of Justice to capture the murderer.

Starring: James Cagney, Margaret Lindsay, Ann Dvorak, Robert Armstrong, Barton MacLane, Lloyd Nolan, William Harrigan, Russell Hopton, Edward Pawley, Noel Madison ..
Directed by: William Keighley
Release date: 1935-05-04
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Charlie Chan in Shanghai
7.

Charlie Chan in Shanghai

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

When a prominent official is murdered at a banquet honoring Charle Chan, the detective and son Lee team up to expose an opium-smuggling ring.

Starring: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, Jon Hall, Irene Hervey, Russell Hicks, Frederick Vogeding, Halliwell Hobbes, Neil Fitzgerald, Max Wagner, Colin Kenny ..
Directed by: James Tinling
Release date: 1935-10-11
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Murder Man
8.

The Murder Man

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Steve Grey, reporter for the Daily Star, has a habit of scooping all the other papers in town. When Henry Mander is investigated for the murder of his shady business partner, Grey is one step ahead of the police to the extent that he often dictates his story in advance of its actual occurrence. He leads the police through an 'open and shut' case resulting in Mander being tried, convicted and sentenced to death. Columnist Mary Shannon is in love with Steve but she sees him struggle greatly with his last story before Mander's execution. When she starts typing out the story from his recorded dictation, she realizes why.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Virginia Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Harvey Stephens, Robert Barrat, James Stewart, William Collier Sr., Bobby Watson, William Demarest, John Sheehan ..
Directed by: Tim Whelan
Release date: 1935-07-12
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Black Room
9.

The Black Room

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

In a 16th-century European town, the ruling family has been given a prophecy that, should there ever be twin boys born, the younger will murder the older; so is dismayed when twins are born to the popular baron. The older grows to be a selfish, slovenly man, who inherits the castle at his father's death and becomes ruler over the formerly happy villagers. He enjoys his power until he learns his younger brother is returning from abroad and, afraid of the prophecy, he determines to murder his sibling, hide his body in the "black room" - an old torture chamber sealed away behind the fireplace - and then impersonate him, right down to his withered arm. In this way he hopes to not only avoid the prophecy, but also escape consequences of his other criminal deeds and obtain marriage to a local girl of the nobility...

Starring: Boris Karloff, Marian Marsh, Robert Allen, Thurston Hall, Katherine DeMille, John Buckler, Henry Kolker, Colin Tapley, Torben Meyer, John George ..
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Release date: 1935-07-15
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Special Agent
10.

Special Agent

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Newspaperman Bill Bradford becomes a special agent for the tax service trying to end the career of racketeer Nick Carston. Julie Gardner is Carston's bookkeeper. Bradford enters Carston's organization and Julie cooperates with him to land Carston in jail. An informer squeals on them. Julie is kidnapped by Carston's henchmen as she is about to testify

Starring: Bette Davis, George Brent, Ricardo Cortez, Jack La Rue, Henry O'Neill, Robert Strange, Joseph Crehan, J. Carrol Naish, Joe Sawyer, William B. Davidson ..
Directed by: William Keighley
Release date: 1935-09-14
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Bordertown
11.

Bordertown

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

An ambitious Mexican-American gets mixed up with his boss's neurotic wife.

Starring: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Margaret Lindsay, Eugene Pallette, Robert Barrat, Soledad Jiménez, Hobart Cavanaugh, Gavin Gordon, William B. Davidson, Vivian Tobin ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1935-01-23
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Black Mask
12.

The Black Mask

3.1
6.6/10 IMDB

British crime film directed by Ralph Ince

Starring: Wylie Watson, Aileen Marson, Ellis Irving, Wyndham Goldie, Joyce Kennedy, Herbert Lomas, John Turnbull, Kate Cutler ..
Directed by: Ralph Ince
Release date: 1935-12-01
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Last Journey
13.

The Last Journey

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Bob Holt's last journey as a Railway engine driver before his retirement, a journey disturbed by his distress at leaving the Railway, and his suspicions of the relationship between his wife and his fireman. Aboard the train are a pair of pickpockets, a honeymoon couple, a drunk, a temperance pamphleteer and a host of familiar types, all more-or-less bizarre in characteristically English ways. Bob takes an unexpected course of action, and the characters start interacting in varied and unexpected ways. When, at last, the train stops, all has been resolved, but not as might have been expected at the beginning of the journey.

Starring: Godfrey Tearle, Hugh Williams, Judy Gunn, Mickey Brantford, Julien Mitchell, Olga Lindo, Michael Hogan, Frank Pettingell, Eliot Makeham, Eve Gray ..
Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus
Release date: 1935-10-01
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Case of the Lucky Legs
14.

The Case of the Lucky Legs

3.0
6.5/10 IMDB

A con man who stages phony "lucky legs" beauty contests and leaves town with the money is found with a surgical knife in his heart by Mason.

Starring: Warren William, Genevieve Tobin, Patricia Ellis, Lyle Talbot, Allen Jenkins, Barton MacLane, Peggy Shannon, Porter Hall, Anita Kerry, Craig Reynolds ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1935-10-05
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Who Killed Cock Robin?
15.

Who Killed Cock Robin?

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A robin is shot so the woodland community holds a trial to investigate.

Starring: Billy Bletcher, Clarence Nash, Purv Pullen, Martha Wentworth, Leo Cleary, Jerry Philips, Melvin Gilly, David Butler ..
Directed by: David Hand
Release date: 1935-06-25
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : After Office Hours
16.

After Office Hours

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

A managing editor sends a socialite reporter to spy on her boyfriend, mixed up in murder.

Starring: Clark Gable, Constance Bennett, Stuart Erwin, Billie Burke, Harvey Stephens, Katharine Alexander, Hale Hamilton, Henry Travers, Henry Armetta, Charles Richman ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1935-02-22
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Let 'em Have It
17.

Let 'em Have It

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

Let 'Em Have It is a 1935 gangster film. It was also known as The Legion of Valour and False Faces. An FBI agent tracks down a gang leader.

Starring: Richard Arlen, Virginia Bruce, Alice Brady, Bruce Cabot, Eric Linden, Gordon Jones, Dorothy Appleby, Barbara Pepper, J. Farrell MacDonald, Bodil Rosing ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1935-05-15
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Show Them No Mercy!
18.

Show Them No Mercy!

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

A young couple and their child fall prey to kidnappers when a storm drives them into a seemingly abandoned farmhouse.

Starring: Cesar Romero, Bruce Cabot, Rochelle Hudson, Edward Norris, Edward Brophy, Warren Hymer, Herbert Rawlinson, Robert Gleckler, Charles C. Wilson, William B. Davidson ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1935-12-06
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Case of the Curious Bride
19.

The Case of the Curious Bride

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

After giving the District Attorney another stinging defeat, Perry plans to take a vacation in China. That is, he was, until Rhoda, his old flame, meets him at a restaurant. It seems that her husband Moxley, who had been allegedly dead for four years, is alive and demanding money as she has married into wealth. The case escalates when the police find the body of Moxley and charge her with the murder.

Starring: Warren William, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Woods, Claire Dodd, Allen Jenkins, Phillip Reed, Barton MacLane, Wini Shaw, Warren Hymer, Olin Howland ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1935-04-13
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Glass Key
20.

The Glass Key

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

When Paul Madvig, a successful politician who fights his rivals to seize the city, becomes implicated in a murder, Ed Beaumont, his friend and right-hand man, must decide which side he is on.

Starring: George Raft, Edward Arnold, Claire Dodd, Ray Milland, Rosalind Keith, Charles Richman, Robert Gleckler, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Tammany Young, Harry Tyler ..
Directed by: Frank Tuttle
Release date: 1935-06-15
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Public Hero Number 1
21.

Public Hero Number 1

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

G-Man Jeff Crane poses as a crook to infiltrate the notorious Purple Gang, a band of hoodlums which preys upon other hoodlums. Orchestrating the jailbreak of the gang's leader, Crane joins him in a Dillinger-like flight across the country.

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Jean Arthur, Chester Morris, Joseph Calleia, Paul Kelly, Lewis Stone, Paul Hurst, George E. Stone, Sam Baker, John George ..
Directed by: J. Walter Ruben
Release date: 1935-05-31
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Woman Wanted
22.

Woman Wanted

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Just after a jury finds Ann Grey guilty of murder, the car carrying her to prison crashes into another car. Ann escapes and ends up in lawyer Tony Baxter's car. Tony realizes Ann is innocent, so he vows to help her prove it, risking his neck in the process. Tony and Ann are pursued by the police and by Smiley Gordon, a mob boss who engineered Ann's escape thinking that she can lead him to a $250,000 stash.

Starring: Maureen O'Sullivan, Joel McCrea, Lewis Stone, Louis Calhern, Edgar Kennedy, Adrienne Ames, Robert Greig, Noel Madison, Granville Bates, William B. Davidson ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1935-08-02
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Dr. Socrates
23.

Dr. Socrates

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Dr. Socrates gave up his brilliant career as surgeon in a prominent hospital because his betrothed died under his knife. He is now a struggling doctor in a small town that has a gangster's hideout.

Starring: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Barton MacLane, Robert Barrat, John Eldredge, Hobart Cavanaugh, Helen Lowell, Mayo Methot, Henry O'Neill, Grace Stafford ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1935-10-19
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : We're Only Human
24.

We're Only Human

2.8
5.9/10 IMDB

A cop, who plays by his own rules, brings down a notorious gangster.

Starring: Preston Foster, Jane Wyatt, James Gleason, Jane Darwell, Harold Huber, Christian Rub, Mischa Auer, John Arledge, Arthur Hohl, Rafaela Ottiano ..
Directed by: James Flood
Release date: 1935-12-27
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Black Fury
25.

Black Fury

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

A simple Pennsylvania coal miner is drawn into the violent conflict between union workers and management.

Starring: Paul Muni, Karen Morley, William Gargan, Barton MacLane, John Qualen, J. Carrol Naish, Vince Barnett, Tully Marshall, Henry O'Neill, Joseph Crehan ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1935-05-18
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Honeymoon Limited
26.

Honeymoon Limited

2.7
5.5/10 IMDB

A publisher bets an author that he won't be able to write a romantic adventure novel while on a walking trip from New York to San Francisco.

Starring: Neil Hamilton, Irene Hervey, Lloyd Hughes, Russell Hicks, Henry Kolker, Lorin Raker, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Helene Costello, June Filmer, Joy Filmer ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1935-07-01
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Men Without Names
27.

Men Without Names

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

A G-man woos a newswoman and corners bank robbers with a hostage in a factory.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Madge Evans, David Holt, Lynne Overman, Elizabeth Patterson, J. C. Nugent, Grant Mitchell, John Wray, Leslie Fenton, Clyde Dilson ..
Directed by: Ralph Murphy
Release date: 1935-06-29
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Buried Loot
28.

Buried Loot

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

An embezzler who expects to serve his time in prison and then pick up his buried loot is in for a surprise.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Brooks Benedict, James Ellison, Al Hill, George Irving, Robert Livingston, Frank O'Connor, Henry Otho, Shirley Ross ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1935-01-19
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Hit-and-Run Driver
29.

Hit-and-Run Driver

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A man runs over a young couple on a deserted road, then leaves the scene and tries to cover up the incident.

Starring: Sam Flint, William Gould, Jonathan Hale, Howard Hickman, Cy Kendall ..
Directed by: Edward L. Cahn
Release date: 1935-12-28
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Crime Unlimited
30.

Crime Unlimited

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

A young police academy recruit tries to break up a gang of thieves.

Starring: Esmond Knight, Lilli Palmer, Cecil Parker, George Merritt, Richard Grey, Raymond Lovell, Graham Soutten, Peter Gawthorne, Wyndham Goldie, Jane Millican ..
Directed by: Ralph Ince
Release date: 1935-09-01
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Bulldog Jack
31.

Bulldog Jack

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

While filling in for injured supersleuth Bulldog Drummond (Atholl Fleming), world-class cricket player Jack Pennington (Jack Hulbert) attempts to foil a criminal mastermind's (Ralph Richardson) impending heist that's targeting a valuable jewel necklace held within the British Museum. This comedic 1930s mystery features daring rescues, intense fistfights and an exciting edge-of-your seat finale aboard a runaway train.

Starring: Jack Hulbert, Fay Wray, Ralph Richardson, Claude Hulbert, Gibb McLaughlin, Atholl Fleming, Paul Graetz, Harvey Braban, Henry B. Longhurst, Cyril Smith ..
Directed by: Walter Forde
Release date: 1935-09-01
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Night of the Party
32.

The Night of the Party

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

A major newspaper publisher dies in suspicious circumstances during a parlour game at a dinner party. The publishers secretary is the obvious suspect, but the inspector isn't so sure ...

Starring: Leslie Banks, Malcolm Keen, Jane Baxter, Ian Hunter, Viola Keats, Ernest Thesiger, Jane Millican, W. Graham Brown, Muriel Aked, Gerald Barry ..
Directed by: Michael Powell
Release date: 1935-07-16
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Little Big Shot
33.

Little Big Shot

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

A con man and his partner inherit a dead gangster's precocious daughter.

Starring: Sybil Jason, Glenda Farrell, Robert Armstrong, Edward Everett Horton, Jack La Rue, Arthur Vinton, J. Carrol Naish, Edgar Kennedy, Addison Richards, Joe Sawyer ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1935-09-07
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : College Scandal
34.

College Scandal

2.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Julie Fresnel is a co-ed at Redgate University and her father, Dr. Henri Fresnel, is the new French professor. Julie attraction from the make students drops a bit when two of her admirers are found murdered. When an attempt on the life of a third one is made. Seth Dunlap, an instructor at the school, decides to turn detective and find the killer. Assisted by his sister, who is in love with the third student, Dunlap begins to follow the the small trail of clues left by the killer.

Starring: Arline Judge, Edward Nugent, Wendy Barrie, Mary Nash, William Stack, Kent Taylor, William Frawley, William Benedict, Benny Baker, Joyce Compton ..
Directed by: Elliott Nugent
Release date: 1935-06-21
35.

Times Square Lady

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

A young Iowa woman inherits her late estranged father's New York business, but the dead man's crooked associates think they can outwit the naive heir and seize control.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Virginia Bruce, Pinky Tomlin, Helen Twelvetrees, Isabel Jewell, Nat Pendleton, Jack La Rue, Henry Kolker, Raymond Hatton, Russell Hopton ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1935-03-08
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Perfect Clue
36.

The Perfect Clue

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

Mona Stewart, madcap, spoiled daughter of a wealthy man, becomes upset when she learns that her father is engaged to a woman she hates. She runs away, via various modes of transportation, and hires an ex-con, David Mannering, to drive her around as she eludes the all-out search conducted by her father and her fiancée, Ronnie Van Zandt. A romance is blossoming until her chauffeur is arrested for the murder of a crime-syndicate boss.

Starring: David Manners, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Dorothy Libaire, Betty Blythe, William P. Carleton, Ralf Harolde, Ernie Adams, Robert Gleckler, Frank Darien, Charles C. Wilson ..
Directed by: Robert G. Vignola
Release date: 1935-03-13
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Thunder in the Night
37.

Thunder in the Night

2.5
6.6/10 IMDB

A whodunit set in Budapest, starring Edmund Lowe as a detective investigating the murder of an unemployed vaudeville actor.

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Karen Morley, Paul Cavanagh, Gene Lockhart, Una O'Connor, Russell Hicks, Herman Bing, Cornelius Keefe, Gloria Roy, Bodil Rosing ..
Directed by: George Archainbaud
Release date: 1935-09-16
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Four Hours to Kill!
38.

Four Hours to Kill!

2.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A detective who has "four hours to kill" before delivering his prisoner, an escaped killer, spends the time in the lobby of a Broadway theater where a musical is playing. The film focuses on the relationship between the two men, and also between various characters in the theater audience, staff and cast.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Ray Milland, Joe Morrison, Gertrude Michael, Helen Mack, Dorothy Tree, Roscoe Karns, Charles C. Wilson, Henry Travers, Noel Madison ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1935-04-11
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Late Extra
39.

Late Extra

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

A newspaper reporter sets out to track down the murderer of a policeman.

Starring: James Mason, Virginia Cherrill, Alastair Sim, Ian Colin, Clifford McLaglen, Donald Wolfit, Cyril Chosack, Bernard Miles, Michael Wilding ..
Directed by: Albert Parker
Release date: 1935-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Checkmate
40.

Checkmate

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

A fence for a gang of jewel thieves comes under suspicion from the police.

Starring: Felix Aylmer, Evelyn Foster, Maurice Evans, Sally Gray, Donald Wolfit, Wilfrid Caithness, Percy Walsh, Ernest Jay ..
Directed by: George Pearson
Release date: 1935-09-26
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Mystery Man
41.

The Mystery Man

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

Hard-boiled newspaper reporter Larry Doyle (Robert Armstrong) goes a bit too far in celebrating a work bonus and wakes up on a train bound for St. Louis with only a buck on his person. To remedy the problem, Doyle pawns the revolver he's carrying. When the gun is subsequently used in a murder, Doyle's problems only multiply. In the meantime, he's also fallen in love with a comely stranger (Maxine Doyle) he convinced to impersonate his wife.

Starring: Robert Armstrong, Maxine Doyle, Henry Kolker, LeRoy Mason, James Burke, Guy Usher, James P. Burtis, Monte Collins, Sam Lufkin, Otto Fries ..
Directed by: Ray McCarey
Release date: 1935-02-12
42.

The Florentine Dagger

2.5
5.9/10 IMDB

A playwright descended from the Borgias becomes a murder suspect.

Starring: Donald Woods, Margaret Lindsay, C. Aubrey Smith, Henry O'Neill, Robert Barrat, Florence Fair, Frank Reicher, Charles Judels, Rafaela Ottiano, Paul Porcasi ..
Directed by: Robert Florey
Release date: 1935-03-30
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Car 99
43.

Car 99

2.5
6.2/10 IMDB

A story of the Michigan State Police and the strong sense of loyalty and duty it instills in its men. It follows the career of a newly-inducted rookie, Ross Martin, who has joined the force at the urging of his sweetheart, Mary Adams. Martin soon distinguishes himself by his bravery in the apprehension of criminals. But when the leader of a gang of bank robbers falls into his hands and then escapes, because of carelessness on Martin's part, he is suspended from the force.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Ann Sheridan, Guy Standing, Marina Koshetz, Dean Jagger, William Frawley, Frank Craven, Nora Cecil, Charles C. Wilson, Joe Sawyer ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1935-03-02
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : A Fire Has Been Arranged
44.

A Fire Has Been Arranged

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

A pair of friends robs from a jewelry shop, and buries their loot in a field out in the country before they get caught. They spend ten years in prison, and when they're let out they go back to the burial ground, only to find out that it's no longer a bucolic pasture but the site of a large department store. Despite that setback, they're still determined to dig up their stash.

Starring: Chesney Allen, Bud Flanagan, Harold French, Mary Lawson, Alastair Sim, Hal Walters, C. Denier Warren, Robb Wilton ..
Directed by: Leslie S. Hiscott
Release date: 1935-06-01
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Confidential
45.

Confidential

2.5
5.3/10 IMDB

A Treasury agent (Donald Cook) gains the trust of a mob gunman while working under cover to smash a crime syndicate.

Starring: Donald Cook, Evalyn Knapp, Theodore von Eltz, Warren Hymer, J. Carrol Naish, Herbert Rawlinson, Kane Richmond, Edward Hearn, James P. Burtis, Clay Clement ..
Directed by: Edward L. Cahn
Release date: 1935-10-16
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Red Hot Tires
46.

Red Hot Tires

2.4
5.7/10 IMDB

An escaped convict redeems himself by becoming an auto racing champion.

Starring: Lyle Talbot, Mary Astor, Roscoe Karns, Frankie Darro, Gavin Gordon, Mary Treen, Henry Kolker, Clarence Muse, Bradley Page, Arthur Aylesworth ..
Directed by: D. Ross Lederman
Release date: 1935-02-02
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Hyde Park Corner
47.

Hyde Park Corner

2.4
5.5/10 IMDB

A dead man's curse on a London party house seems to echo from 1780 to 1936.

Starring: Gordon Harker, Binnie Hale, Gibb McLaughlin, Harry Tate, Eric Portman, Donald Wolfit, Eileen Peel, David Horne, Robert Holmes ..
Directed by: Sinclair Hill
Release date: 1935-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : Once a Thief
48.

Once a Thief

2.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Down on his luck inventor Roger (John Stuart) "borrows" some money from a handbag he finds but things go wrong when a necklace from the bag goes missing.

Starring: John Stuart, Derek Gorst, Frederick Culley, Nancy Burne, Lewis Shaw, Lola Duncan, Joan Kemp-Welch, Ronald Shiner ..
Directed by: George Pearson
Release date: 1935-06-14
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Riverside Murder
49.

The Riverside Murder

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

This is a great rainy day/night murder mystery in a mansion that all whodunit lovers will appreciate. A woman reporter helps an inspector solve the deaths of four financiers on the eve of a group shareout. Based on "Les Six Hommes Morts" (Editions du Masque) by Stanislas-André Steeman.

Starring: Basil Sydney, Judy Gunn, Zoe Davis, Alastair Sim, Reginald Tate, Ian Fleming, Tom Helmore, Martin Lewis, C.M. Hallard, Aubrey Mallalieu ..
Directed by: Albert Parker
Release date: 1935-03-02
Best Crime Movies of 1935 : The Crime of Doctor Crespi
50.

The Crime of Doctor Crespi

2.3
5.5/10 IMDB

A renowned hospital chief physician is persuaded, by a former lover, to operate on his former friend and partner, whom she married instead. After the successful surgery, the jilted physician gives his patient an injection...

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Harriet Russell, Dwight Frye, Paul Guilfoyle, John Bohn, Geraldine Kay, Jean Brooks, Patsy Berlin, Dean Raymond, Joe Verdi ..
Directed by: John H. Auer
Release date: 1935-09-23

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