Best Crime Movies of 1957


Hell Drivers

7.2/10 IMDB

An ex-con trying to go clean ends up working for a crooked trucking company swindling money.

Starring: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan, William Hartnell, Wilfrid Lawson, Sid James, Jill Ireland, Alfie Bass, Gordon Jackson ..
Directed by: Cy Endfield
Release date: 1957-07-23
Best Crime Movies of 1957 : Fortune Is a Woman

Fortune Is a Woman

7.0/10 IMDB

An insurance man (Jack Hawkins) discovers his ex-girlfriend (Arlene Dahl) and her husband's (Dennis Price) art-forgery/arson scam.

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Arlene Dahl, Dennis Price, Violet Farebrother, Ian Hunter, Malcolm Keen, Geoffrey Keen, Patrick Holt, John Robinson, Michael Goodliffe ..
Directed by: Sidney Gilliat
Release date: 1957-03-13
Best Crime Movies of 1957 : Plunder Road

Plunder Road

6.9/10 IMDB

A spectacular heist starts to unravel as the crooks take it on the lam.

Starring: Gene Raymond, Jeanne Cooper, Wayne Morris, Elisha Cook Jr., Stafford Repp, Steven Ritch, Harry Tyler, Nora Hayden ..
Directed by: Hubert Cornfield
Release date: 1957-12-05
Best Crime Movies of 1957 : Across the Bridge

Across the Bridge

7.1/10 IMDB

In Mexico, a financier on the run poses as a man he just murdered, only to find out that the man was also a murderer.

Starring: Rod Steiger, David Knight, Marla Landi, Noel Willman, Bernard Lee, Eric Pohlmann, Alan Gifford, Ingeborg von Kusserow, Bill Nagy, Faith Brook ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1957-08-20
Best Crime Movies of 1957 : The Garment Jungle

The Garment Jungle

6.6/10 IMDB

Alan Mitchell (Kerwin Mathews) returns to New York to work for his father Walter (Lee J. Cobb), the owner of a fashion house that designs and manufactures dresses. To stay non-union, Walter has hired Artie Ravidge (Richard Boone), a hood who uses strong-arm tactics to keep the employees in line.

Starring: Lee J. Cobb, Kerwin Mathews, Gia Scala, Richard Boone, Valerie French, Robert Loggia, Joseph Wiseman, Harold J. Stone, Adam Williams, Wesley Addy ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich, Vincent Sherman
Release date: 1957-04-25
Best Crime Movies of 1957 : Portland Exposé

Portland Exposé

6.2/10 IMDB

The owner of a tavern is pressured by the local mob to go into business with them, and figures it's better all around if he does that rather than cause trouble. However, when he starts to see what kind of place his nice little neighborhood bar is turning into, and when one of the mob's goons tries to rape his daughter, he decides to fight them.

Starring: Edward Binns, Carolyn Craig, Virginia Gregg, Lawrence Dobkin, Frank Gorshin, Joseph Marr, Rusty Lane, Richard Bellis, Lea Penman, Jeanne Carmen ..
Directed by: Harold D. Schuster
Release date: 1957-08-11
Best Crime Movies of 1957 : The Brothers Rico

The Brothers Rico

6.8/10 IMDB

The Rico brothers are mobsters in the employ of syndicate head Sid Kubick. Richard Conte plays the one Rico brother who has forsaken crime. But the other Ricos (James Darren and Paul Picerni) haven't yet seen the light, causing a deep rift in the brothers' family bonds. Conte gets word that his brothers have been marked for murder, and tries to warn them.

Starring: Richard Conte, Dianne Foster, Kathryn Grant, Larry Gates, James Darren, Argentina Brunetti, Lamont Johnson, Harry Bellaver, Paul Picerni, Paul Dubov ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1957-09-01
Best Crime Movies of 1957 : Account Rendered

Account Rendered

6.0/10 IMDB

Police find that everyone had a motive for the murder of a wealthy woman.

Starring: Griffith Jones, Ursula Howells, Honor Blackman, Ewen Solon, Carl Bernard, Mary Jones, Philip Gilbert, John Van Eyssen, Doris Yorke, Harry Ross ..
Directed by: Peter Graham Scott
Release date: 1957-08-01
Best Crime Movies of 1957 : Interpol


6.1/10 IMDB

Spurred on by the death of his drug-addicted sister at the hands of ruthless narcotics kingpin Frank McNally, U.S. drug enforcement agent Charles Sturgis embarks on an investigation that takes him from New York to London, Lisbon, Rome, Naples and finally Athens in pursuit of McNally's shapely associate, Gina Broger.

Starring: Victor Mature, Anita Ekberg, Trevor Howard, Bonar Colleano, Dorothy Alison, André Morell, Martin Benson, Eric Pohlmann, Peter Illing, Sydney Tafler ..
Directed by: John Gilling
Release date: 1957-04-02
Best Crime Movies of 1957 : The Flying Scot

The Flying Scot

6.4/10 IMDB

A gang of four would-be robbers plans to steal a fortune in currency hidden aboard the "Flying Scotsman" in a railroad stateroom by cutting through the wall of the adjacent stateroom, but find themselves up against numerous unexpected drawbacks, including interference by their fellow passengers.

Starring: Lee Patterson, Kay Callard, Alan Gifford, Margaret Withers, Mark Baker, Jeremy Bodkin, Gerald Case, John Lee, Kerry Jordan, John Dearth ..
Directed by: Compton Bennett
Release date: 1957-11-01

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