Best Crime Movies of 1961

1.

The Crimebusters

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Government agents hunt America's most dangerous crooks. Based on the "Cain's Hundred" TV series.

Starring: Peter Mark Richman, Martin Gabel, Phillip Pine, Carol Eve Rossen, Gavin MacLeod, Bruce Dern, Ted de Corsia ..
Directed by: Boris Sagal
Release date: 1961-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1961 : Offbeat
2.

Offbeat

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

When Scotland Yard finds themselves up against a brick wall in tracking down a vicious gang of thieves and bank robbers, they call in Layton, a loner from MI5 to work his way into the gang and help bring them down.

Starring: William Sylvester, Mai Zetterling, John Meillon, Anthony Dawson, Neil McCarthy ..
Directed by: Cliff Owen
Release date: 1961-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1961 : The Man in the Back Seat
3.

The Man in the Back Seat

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

The haunting story of two incompetent crooks and an unwanted passenger which obviously has its roots in the Banquo’s ghost segment of Macbeth.

Starring: Derren Nesbitt, Keith Faulkner, Carol White, Harry Locke ..
Directed by: Vernon Sewell
Release date: 1961-06-01
Best Crime Movies of 1961 : King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein
4.

King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein

2.6
5.7/10 IMDB

Gambler Arnold Rothstein (David Janssen) marries an actress (Dianne Foster), avenges his buddy (Mickey Rooney) and meets an underworld fate.

Starring: David Janssen, Dianne Foster, Jack Carson, Diana Dors, Dan O'Herlihy, Mickey Shaughnessy, Keenan Wynn, William Demarest, Regis Toomey, Robert Ellenstein ..
Directed by: Joseph M. Newman
Release date: 1961-06-11
Best Crime Movies of 1961 : Mad Dog Coll
5.

Mad Dog Coll

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

Killer Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll moves in on gangster Dutch Schultz in 1920s New York.

Starring: John Davis Chandler, Kay Doubleday, Brooke Hayward, Neil Nephew, Jerry Orbach, Vincent Gardenia, Telly Savalas, Glenn Cannon, T.J. Castronovo, Leonardo Cimino ..
Directed by: Burt Balaban
Release date: 1961-05-12
Best Crime Movies of 1961 : Two Wives at One Wedding
6.

Two Wives at One Wedding

2.4
5.8/10 IMDB

Tom Murray's wedding day takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious woman arrives uninvited and claims to be Tom's wife.

Starring: Gordon Jackson, Christina Gregg, Lisa Daniely, André Maranne, Humphrey Lestocq, Douglas Ives, John Serret, Annette Carell, Steve Plytas, Viola Keats ..
Directed by: Montgomery Tully
Release date: 1961-08-01
Best Crime Movies of 1961 : Return of a Stranger
7.

Return of a Stranger

2.1
5.2/10 IMDB

An obsessed man returns to claim the woman he loves.

Starring: John Ireland, Susan Stephen, Cyril Shaps, Timothy Beaton, Patrick McAlinney, Kevin Stoney, Ian Fleming, Raymond Rollett, Frederick Piper ..
Directed by: Max Varnel
Release date: 1961-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1961 : Three Blondes In His Life
8.

Three Blondes In His Life

2.0
5.6/10 IMDB

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Greta Thyssen, Jesse White, Elaine Edwards, Anthony Dexter, Valerie Porter ..
Directed by: Leon Chooluck
Release date: 1961-12-31
Best Crime Movies of 1961 : The Man at the Carlton Tower
9.

The Man at the Carlton Tower

1.5
6.7/10 IMDB

The police investigate the murder of an officer, killed during a jewel robbery.

Starring: Terence Alexander, Keith Ashley, Maxine Audley, Alfred Burke ..
Directed by: Robert Tronson
Release date: 1961-07-01
Best Crime Movies of 1961 : Clue of the Silver Key
10.

Clue of the Silver Key

1.5
6.6/10 IMDB

The police investigate the murder of a wealthy old man.

Starring: Lyndon Brook, Patrick Cargill, Finlay Currie, Bernard Lee, Sam Kydd ..
Directed by: Gerard Glaister
Release date: 1961-08-01

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