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.
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.
Deadline - U.S.A.
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
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.
The Light Touch
An art thief tries to double cross his gangster boss.
Home at Seven
Unable to recall the past 24 hours, a British bank clerk is the prime suspect for a robbery/murder.