Best Crime Movies of 1967

1.

Cool Hand Luke

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline, who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable will. Luke's bravado, even in the face of repeated stints in the prison's dreaded solitary confinement cell, "the box," make him a rebel hero to his fellow convicts and a thorn in the side of the prison officers.

Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Luke Askew, Morgan Woodward, Harry Dean Stanton, Dennis Hopper, Lou Antonio, Robert Drivas, Strother Martin, Jo Van Fleet ..
Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg
Release date: 1967-06-22
2.

In the Heat of the Night

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson, William Schallert, Beah Richards, Peter Whitney, Kermit Murdock ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1967-08-02
3.

In Cold Blood

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Starring: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Jeff Corey, John Gallaudet, James Flavin, Charles McGraw, Will Geer ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1967-12-14
4.

Bonnie and Clyde

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

In the 1930s, bored waitress Bonnie Parker falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Wilder, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, Denver Pyle, Dub Taylor, Evans Evans, Mabel Cavitt ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1967-07-18
5.

Wait Until Dark

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

After a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to retrieve it. When Hendrix leaves for business, the crooks make their move -- and find his blind wife, Susy, alone in the apartment. Soon, a life-threatening game begins between Susy and the thugs.

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Jack Weston, Samantha Jones, Julie Herrod, Robby Benson, Mel Ferrer, Gary Morgan ..
Directed by: Terence Young
Release date: 1967-10-26
6.

The Night of the Generals

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and Seydlitz-Gabler – all three of whom, it seems, are also involved in a plot to kill Hitler

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer, Howard Vernon, Juliette Gréco, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence, Joanna Pettet, Charles Gray ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1967-01-29
Best Crime Movies of 1967 : Accident
7.

Accident

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

Stephen is a professor at Oxford University who is caught in a rut and feels trapped by his life in both academia and marriage. One of his students, William, is engaged to the beautiful Anna, and Stephen becomes enamored of the younger woman. These three people become linked together by a horrible car crash, with flashbacks providing details into the lives of each person and their connection to the others in this brooding English drama.

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Jacqueline Sassard, Michael York, Delphine Seyrig, Vivien Merchant, Alexander Knox, Ann Firbank, Terence Rigby, Brian Phelan ..
Directed by: Joseph Losey
Release date: 1967-02-05
Best Crime Movies of 1967 : Robbery
8.

Robbery

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.

Starring: Stanley Baker, Joanna Pettet, James Booth, Frank Finlay, Barry Foster, William Marlowe, George Sewell, Glynn Edwards, Clinton Greyn, Robert Powell ..
Directed by: Peter Yates
Release date: 1967-08-01
9.

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Chicago February 14th 1929. Al Capone finally establishes himself as the city's boss of organised crime. In a north-side garage his hoods, dressed as policemen, surprise and mow down with machine-guns the key members of Bugs Moran's rival gang. The film traces the history of the incident, and the lives affected and in some cases ended by it.

Starring: Jason Robards, George Segal, Ralph Meeker, Jean Hale, Clint Ritchie, Frank Silvera, Joseph Campanella, Richard Bakalyan, David Canary, Bruce Dern ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1967-06-30
10.

Eye of the Devil

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

A French nobleman deserts his wife because of an ancient family secret.

Starring: Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Sharon Tate, David Hemmings, Donald Pleasence, Edward Mulhare, Flora Robson, John Le Mesurier, Emlyn Williams, Michael Miller ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1967-09-06

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