Best Crime Movies of 1952
The Narrow Margin
A tough cop meets his match when he has to guard a gangster's widow on a tense train ride.
Kansas City Confidential
A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he's finally released for lack of evidence--after having been beaten up and tortured by the police--he sets out to discover who set him up, and why. The trail leads him into Mexico and a web of hired killers and corrupt cops.
Deadline - U.S.A.
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
Eddie Miller struggles with his hatred of women, he's especially bothered by seeing women with their lovers. He starts a killing spree as a sniper by shooting women from far distances. In an attempt to get caught, he writes an anonymous letter to the police begging them to stop him.
David Marshall Williams is sent to a prison farm where he works in the tool shop and eventually develops the precursor of the famous M-1 Carbine automatic rifle used in World War II.
Beware, My Lovely
A psychopath on the run takes a job as a handyman at the house of a lonely widow.
An unusual relationship develops between a fugitive killer and a runaway orphan on an odyssey across England.
Picking a pocket leads to blackmail and murder for a petty criminal (Sidney Tafler) in London.
Home at Seven
Unable to recall the past 24 hours, a British bank clerk is the prime suspect for a robbery/murder.
Police track a serial killer.