Best Crime Movies of 1968

1.

Bullitt

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a pair of mob hitmen enter the scene, Bullitt follows their trail through a maze of complications and double-crosses. This thriller includes one of the most famous car chases ever filmed.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Don Gordon, Robert Vaughn, Simon Oakland, Felice Orlandi, Pat Renella, Jacqueline Bisset, Carl Reindel, Paul Genge, Bill Hickman ..
Directed by: Peter Yates
Release date: 1968-10-17
2.

The Thomas Crown Affair

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Young businessman, Thomas Crown is bored and decides to plan a robbery and assigns a professional agent with the right information to the job. However, Crown is soon betrayed yet cannot blow his cover because he’s in love.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke, Jack Weston, Biff McGuire, Addison Powell, Astrid Heeren, Gordon Pinsent, Yaphet Kotto, Sidney Armus ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1968-06-26
3.

Coogan's Bluff

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Coogan, an Arizona deputy sheriff goes to New York to pick up a prisoner. While escorting the prisoner to the airport, he escapes and Coogan heads into the city to recapture him.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark, Tisha Sterling, Don Stroud, Tom Tully, Betty Field, Melodie Johnson, James Edwards, Rudy Diaz ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1968-10-02
4.

Targets

4.5
7.3/10 IMDB

The fate of a washed-up horror actor intersects with a psychotic sniper on a killing spree.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Tim O'Kelly, Arthur Peterson, Monte Landis, Nancy Hsueh, Peter Bogdanovich, Daniel Ades, Stafford Morgan, James Brown, Mary Jackson ..
Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
Release date: 1968-08-15
5.

The Boston Strangler

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from the point of view of the investigators who have very few clues to build a case upon.

Starring: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin, Hurd Hatfield, Murray Hamilton, Jeff Corey, Sally Kellerman, William Marshall, George Voskovec ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1968-10-08
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Prescription: Murder
6.

Prescription: Murder

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

In Columbo's first outing, a psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.

Starring: Peter Falk, Gene Barry, Katherine Justice, William Windom, Nina Foch, Virginia Gregg, Andrea King, Susanne Benton, Ena Hartman, Sherry Boucher ..
Directed by: Richard Irving
Release date: 1968-02-20
7.

Pretty Poison

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld, Beverly Garland, John Randolph, Dick O'Neill, Clarice Blackburn, Joseph Bova, Ken Kercheval, Don Fellows, George Ryan ..
Directed by: Noel Black
Release date: 1968-07-18
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles
8.

Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Holmes asks Watson to protect the new Lord of Baskerville Manor whose life seems to be threatened by a legendary, almost supernatural, hound.

Starring: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Gary Raymond, Gabriella Licudi, Philip Bond, Gerald Flood, Ballard Berkeley, David Leland, George Howe, Christopher Burgess ..
Directed by: Henri Safran, Viktors Ritelis, Graham Evans
Release date: 1968-09-30
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Hot Millions
9.

Hot Millions

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A con artist gains employment at an insurance company in order to embezzle money by re-programming their "new" wonder computer.

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, Bob Newhart, Robert Morley, Cesar Romero, Elizabeth Counsell, Margaret Courtenay, Lynda Baron, Sean Barry-Weske ..
Directed by: Eric Till
Release date: 1968-09-19
10.

The Detective

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a gay man.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Lee Remick, Jacqueline Bisset, Ralph Meeker, Jack Klugman, Horace McMahon, Lloyd Bochner, William Windom, Tony Musante, Al Freeman Jr. ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1968-05-28
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Shadow Over Elveron
11.

Shadow Over Elveron

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A corrupt sheriff knows the secrets of everyone in town and uses that information to go unchallenged. But after the arrest of an innocent teenager, the new doctor cannot keep quiet and tries to get the community to stand up for what is right.

Starring: James Franciscus, Shirley Knight, Leslie Nielsen, Don Ameche, Franchot Tone, James Dunn, Thomas Gomez, Josephine Hutchinson, Stuart Erwin, Jill Banner ..
Directed by: James Goldstone
Release date: 1968-03-05
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : The Fixer
12.

The Fixer

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

Set in tsarist Russia around the turn of the century and based on a true story of a Russian Jewish peasant Yakov Bog who was wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime - the “ritual murder” of a Gentile child in Kiev. We witness the unrelenting detail of the peasant-handyman's life in prison and see him gain in dignity as the efforts to humiliate him and make him confess fail.

Starring: Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Georgia Brown, Ian Holm, David Warner, Hugh Griffith, Elizabeth Hartman, Murray Melvin, Carol White, Michael Goodliffe ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1968-12-08
13.

The Split

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

A group of thieves attempt a daring robbery of a football stadium.

Starring: Jim Brown, Diahann Carroll, Ernest Borgnine, Julie Harris, Gene Hackman, Jack Klugman, Warren Oates, James Whitmore, Donald Sutherland, Thordis Brandt ..
Directed by: Gordon Flemyng
Release date: 1968-11-04
14.

Sol Madrid

3.3
5.7/10 IMDB

Government agent Sol Madrid travels to Mexico with hooker Stacey to bring mobster Villanova and drug kingpin Dietrich to justice.

Starring: David McCallum, Stella Stevens, Telly Savalas, Ricardo Montalban, Rip Torn, Pat Hingle, Paul Lukas, Michael Ansara, Perry Lopez, Michael Conrad ..
Directed by: Brian G. Hutton
Release date: 1968-02-07
15.

Madigan

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro and Madigan follow up on various leads, Police Commissioner Russell goes about his duties, including attending functions, meeting with aggrieved relatives, and counseling the spouses of fallen officers.

Starring: Richard Widmark, Inger Stevens, Henry Fonda, Harry Guardino, Susan Clark, Steve Ihnat, James Whitmore, Michael Dunn, Don Stroud, Sheree North ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1968-03-29
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : The Brotherhood
16.

The Brotherhood

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

The son of a powerful Mafia don comes home from his army service in Vietnam and wants to lead his own life, but family tradition, intrigues and powerplays involving his older brother dictate otherwise, and he finds himself being slowly drawn back into that world.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Alex Cord, Irene Papas, Luther Adler, Susan Strasberg, Murray Hamilton, Eduardo Ciannelli, Joe De Santis, Connie Scott, Val Avery ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1968-12-01
17.

The Fake "Isabella"

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Végh Márta, the teacher is looking for her student Vadász Ica in the Buda villa, but she only finds the tenant, Mrs. Paár - dead. The investigation reveals that Mrs. Paár was murdered for an invaluable stamp, the "Fake Isabella".

Starring: Éva Ruttkai, Kati Kovács, Ferenc Kállai, György Bárdy, Erzsi Máthé, Imre Antal, István Bujtor, Sztankay István, Balázs Tardy, Árpád Gyenge ..
Directed by: István Bácskai Lauró
Release date: 1968-06-05
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Assignment to Kill
18.

Assignment to Kill

2.9
6.1/10 IMDB

A private eye is hired by an insurance company to investigate a shipping magnate suspected of deliberately sinking his own ships for the insurance money. He finds himself involved in a web of deception, double-crossing and murder.

Starring: Joan Hackett, John Gielgud, Herbert Lom, Patrick O'Neal, Eric Portman, Peter van Eyck, Oskar Homolka, Kent Smith, Philip Ober, Leon Greene ..
Directed by: Sheldon Reynolds
Release date: 1968-08-15
19.

Deadfall

2.9
5.7/10 IMDB

Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices the Moreaus attempt to steal diamonds from the chateau of millionaire Salinas.

Starring: Michael Caine, Giovanna Ralli, Eric Portman, David Buck, Leonard Rossiter, John Barry, Nanette Newman, Emilio Rodríguez, Santiago Rivero, Vladek Sheybal ..
Directed by: Bryan Forbes
Release date: 1968-09-11
20.

Assignment K

2.9
5.4/10 IMDB

Philip Scott, the boss of a toy company, is secretly also the chief of a British spy organization. Scott's cover is destroyed when enemy agents kidnap his girlfriend to force him to reveal the identities of his fellow spies.

Starring: Stephen Boyd, Camilla Sparv, Michael Redgrave, Werner Peters, Leo McKern, Jeremy Kemp, Robert Hoffmann, Carl Möhner, Vivi Bach, Joachim Hansen ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1968-02-16
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Way Down Cellar
21.

Way Down Cellar

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Three friends find a secret tunnel under the ruins of a church that leads them to the basement of a dilapidated house and, incidentally, a group of counterfeiters.

Starring: Butch Patrick, Sheldon Collins, Lundy Davis, Frank McHugh, Richard Bakalyan, David McLean, Ben Wright, Grace Lee Whitney, Frederic Downs ..
Directed by: Robert Totten
Release date: 1968-01-07
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : A Hyena in the Bank Vault
22.

A Hyena in the Bank Vault

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

Four notorious bank robbers - Klaus from Germany, Albert from France, Juan from Spain and Carina from Tangiers meet up in an isolated Castle to divide a large number of diamonds hidden there by their former, deceased boss Boris whose Italian wife Anna is hosting the party. Unfortunately, the stones are kept in a massive safe and only all of the five keys distributed by Boris among his fellow collaborators, can open it. Albert, the French guy, upsets the bunch not only by not producing his key but also by bringing his attractive Girlfriend Jeanine along. Soon, greed, betrayal and mistrust are setting the criminal weekend party on fire...

Starring: Dimitri Nabokov, Maria Luisa Geisberger, Ben Salvador, Alex Morrison, Karina Kar, Cristina Gaïoni ..
Directed by: Cesare Canevari
Release date: 1968-07-26
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : The Fiction Makers
23.

The Fiction Makers

2.7
5.9/10 IMDB

Simon Templar is hired by a friend in the book publishing trade to protect one of his stars, a secretive recluse named Amos Klein who writes a popular (and lucrative) series of adventure novels about a manly and suave spy.

Starring: Roger Moore, Caron Gardner, Sylvia Syms, Justine Lord, Kenneth J. Warren, Philip Locke, Tom Clegg, Nicholas Smith, Roy Hanlon, Peter Ashmore ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1968-12-08
24.

Inspector Clouseau

2.7
4.8/10 IMDB

Detective Inspector Jacques Clouseau is borrowed from the Surete on special assignment for Scotland Yard in hopes that a fresh outlook will help the government recover the loot from the Great Train Robbery, which is being used to underwrite a new crime wave. What they don't count on, however, is having more than one Clouseau on the job.

Starring: Alan Arkin, Frank Finlay, Delia Boccardo, Patrick Cargill, Beryl Reid, Clive Francis, Richard Pearson, Michael Ripper, Susan Engel, Wallas Eaton ..
Directed by: Bud Yorkin
Release date: 1968-07-19
25.

Fireball Jungle

2.6
5.2/10 IMDB

Ambitious driver, wanting to get to the top of the stock-car circuit, gets mixed up with gangsters.

Starring: John Russell, Lon Chaney Jr., Alan Mixon, Randy Kirby, Chuck Daniel, Nancy Donohue, Vicki Nunis, Tiny Kennedy ..
Directed by: Joseph P. Mawra
Release date: 1968-10-02
26.

Duffy

2.6
5.7/10 IMDB

Half-brothers Stefane and Antony despise their biological father, callous millionaire Charles Calvert. Because Charles refuses to share his wealth with his sons, Stefane and Antony ask hip American thrill-seeker Duffy to help steal the money they believe is their birthright. When Charles decides to move a large portion of his savings from Morocco to France, Duffy has an opportunity to stage a daring burglary attempt at sea.

Starring: James Coburn, James Mason, James Fox, Susannah York, John Alderton, Guy Deghy, Carl Duering, Tutte Lemkow, Marne Maitland, André Maranne ..
Directed by: Robert Parrish
Release date: 1968-09-16
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : The Biggest Bundle of Them All
27.

The Biggest Bundle of Them All

2.6
5.2/10 IMDB

A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.

Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Raquel Welch, Robert Wagner, Godfrey Cambridge, Davy Kaye, Francesco Mulè, Edward G. Robinson, Victor Spinetti, Yvonne Sanson, Mickey Knox ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1968-01-17
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Vienna
28.

Vienna

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

Orson Welles talks fantasy and magic in this short Vienna travelogue.

Starring: Orson Welles, Mickey Rooney, Senta Berger, Arte Johnson ..
Directed by: Orson Welles
Release date: 1968-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : If He Hollers, Let Him Go!
29.

If He Hollers, Let Him Go!

2.4
6.0/10 IMDB

James Lake (Raymond St. Jacques) is an escaped black convict imprisoned for a murder he didn't commit. Leslie Whitlock (Kevin McCarthy) offers James money to kill his wife, Ellen (Dana Wynter). He declines and tries to look up his old flame Lily (Barbara McNair), but discovers his own brother is now married to the sultry nightclub singer. James returns to Leslie, and the trio travel towards a mountain retreat. James and Ellen escape and try to find the murderer who had framed James years before. He experiences prejudices from police and civilian alike before the trail leads to the dead girl's stepfather.

Starring: Dana Wynter, Raymond St. Jacques, Kevin McCarthy, Barbara McNair, Arthur O'Connell, John Russell, Ann Prentiss, Royal Dano, Steve Sandor, James Craig ..
Directed by: Charles Martin
Release date: 1968-10-08
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Lonesome Cowboys
30.

Lonesome Cowboys

2.4
5.3/10 IMDB

Five lonesome cowboys get all hot and bothered at home on the range after confronting Ramona Alvarez and her nurse.

Starring: Joe Dallesandro, Eric Emerson, Julian Burrough, Louis Waldon, Tom Hompertz, Viva, Allen Midgette, Frankie Francine, Taylor Mead, Francis Francine ..
Directed by: Andy Warhol, Paul Morrissey
Release date: 1968-11-01
31.

The Blood of Fu Manchu

2.4
4.4/10 IMDB

Fu Manchu inoculates ten women with poison, to kill ten world leaders.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Richard Greene, Howard Marion-Crawford, Götz George, Maria Rohm, Ricardo Palacios, Loni von Friedl, Frances Khan, Tsai Chin ..
Directed by: Jesús Franco
Release date: 1968-08-23
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : The Ernie Game
32.

The Ernie Game

2.4
6.5/10 IMDB

This fictional feature follows a twenty-something man who is struggling to define his position in the world in early adulthood. He has left their parents' home but still has not made an home of his own. Our protagonist’s alienation is palpable; for him life is a game, not because he chooses to make it so, but because he is unable to make anything more of it. But for those who befriend him and eventually turn him loose again, his game is not enough.

Starring: Alexis Kanner, Judith Gault, Jackie Burroughs, Leonard Cohen, Derek May, Louis Negin, Anna Cameron, Anna Cameron ..
Directed by: Don Owen
Release date: 1968-11-14
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Salt & Pepper
33.

Salt & Pepper

2.3
5.1/10 IMDB

After discovering the body of a murdered female agent in their trendy Soho, London nightclub, groovy owners Charles Salt and Christopher Pepper partake in a fumbling investigation and uncover an evil plot to overthrow the government. Can our cool, yet inept duo stop the bad guys in time?

Starring: Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Michael Bates, Ilona Rodgers, John Le Mesurier, Graham Stark, Ernest Clark, Jeanne Roland, Robert Dorning, Robertson Hare ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1968-07-03
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Too Much Too Often!
34.

Too Much Too Often!

2.3
5.1/10 IMDB

When swaggering and conceited teddy boy Mike isn’t combing his wavy hair in a stance reminiscent of The Fonz, he’s latching onto each and every female who crosses his slimy path. The guy is bad news and has everybody fooled, except Mr. Dite, an advertising executive and recent recipient of Mike’s services as a whip-wielding sadist. Taking advantage of the weak-willed masochist, Mike blackmails Dite into giving him a cushy job, then takes advantage of his new position by stealing Dite’s clients, seducing Dite’s elegant daughter, Sara, and climbing his way up the social ladder.

Starring: Buck Starr, Sharon Kent, Sam Stewart, Darlene Bennett, Bob Oran, Michelle Fox, Rita Bennett, Jackie Richards, Yolanda Signorelli ..
Directed by: Doris Wishman
Release date: 1968-06-26
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : It's Your Move
35.

It's Your Move

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

A criminal plots a bank robbery hinging on doubles of the employees.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Adolfo Celi, Maria Grazia Buccella, Terry-Thomas, Manuel Zarzo, George Rigaud ..
Directed by: Roberto Fizz
Release date: 1968-08-10
36.

The Helicopter Spies

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

The men from U.N.C.L.E must stop a band of would-be sorcerers from using a deadly weapon.

Starring: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Carol Lynley, Bradford Dillman, Lola Albright, Leo G. Carroll, John Dehner, John Carradine, Julie London, H.M. Wynant ..
Directed by: Boris Sagal
Release date: 1968-05-23
37.

Finders Keepers, Lovers Weepers

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

Paul, the owner of a topless go-go bar on the Sunset Strip, isn't having a good day. His girlfriend, unbeknownst to him, is planning to rob his club, and his wife is having an affair with the hunky bartender.

Starring: Anne Chapman, Paul Lockwood, Duncan McLeod, Robert Rudelson, Lavelle Roby, Jan Sinclair, Joey DuPrez, Nick Wolcuff, Pamela Collins, Vickie Roberts ..
Directed by: Russ Meyer
Release date: 1968-05-08
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : The Savage Seven
38.

The Savage Seven

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

Biker gang leader Kisum (Adam Roarke) loves waitress Marcia Little Hawk (Joanna Frank). Her brother Johnnie Little Hawk (Robert Walker, Jr.), the leader of a group of American Indians disapproves. At various times these two groups are adversaries and allies. The two groups join forces but crooked businessmen scheme to have them at each other's throats again. The theme song "Anyone for Tennis" is by Cream. The Iron Butterfly are heard playing their classic "Iron Butterfly Theme." Producer Dick Clark and director Richard Rush made "Psych-Out" earlier in the year.

Starring: Robert Walker Jr., Joanna Frank, John Garwood, Larry Bishop, Adam Roarke, Max Julien, Richard Anders, Charles Bail, Mel Berger, Penny Marshall ..
Directed by: Richard Rush
Release date: 1968-05-01
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Bunny and Claude: We Rob Carrot Patches
39.

Bunny and Claude: We Rob Carrot Patches

2.2
5.3/10 IMDB

Outlaws Bunny and Claude are chased by the Sheriff. The Sheriff even attempts to disquise himself as a giant carrot to catch the duo.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Pat Woodell ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1968-11-08
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Diamonds for Breakfast
40.

Diamonds for Breakfast

2.2
4.8/10 IMDB

Swinging playboy Grand Duke Nicholas Goduno, a direct descendent of the Romanov family who were overthrown in the Russian Revolution of 1917, learns that his family's crown jewels will be exhibited at a London museum and plots to steal them. To this end, he gathers a crew of beautiful but dangerous women, led by Bridget Rafferty, to assist in his plot against Popov, the Soviet functionary in charge of the exhibit.

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Rita Tushingham, Elaine Taylor, Margaret Blye, Warren Mitchell, Leonard Rossiter, Bill Fraser, Bryan Pringle, Francesca Tu, David Horne ..
Directed by: Christopher Morahan
Release date: 1968-12-01
41.

She-Devils on Wheels

2.1
4.5/10 IMDB

An all-female motorcycle gang, called 'The Maneaters' hold motorcycle races, as well as terrorize the residents of a small Florida town, and clash off against an all-male rival gang of hot-riders.

Starring: Betty Connell, Nancy Lee Noble, Christie Wagner, Rodney Bedell, Pat Poston, Ruby Tuesday, John Weymer, Joani Kramer, Donna Stelzer, Roz Cohen ..
Directed by: Herschell Gordon Lewis
Release date: 1968-05-07
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Murder à la Mod
42.

Murder à la Mod

2.1
5.4/10 IMDB

Naive young Karen wants to help her struggling amateur filmmaker boyfriend Christopher raise enough money so he can divorce his wife. Meanwhile, jolly psycho-prankster Otto stalks the building where Christopher is shooting a low-grade adult movie in order to keep himself afloat.

Starring: Andra Akers, William Finley, Margo Norton, Jared Martin, Ken Burrows, Lorenzo Catlett, Jack Harrell, Laura Stevenson, John Quinn, Jennifer Salt ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1968-05-01
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : The Hooked Generation
43.

The Hooked Generation

2.1
5.0/10 IMDB

"What are you going to do now, loser?" With these words, the heroic cop confronts the villainous Daisy, a drug- runner who has killed Cubans, Coast Guards and police officers in his efforts to transport "grass and junk" into Florida. Daisy works with Acid, a useless junkie that kills and rapes an Indian woman, accidentally brings the police down on the group multiple times and spends half the movie shooting up, and Dum Dum, a violent pot-smoking Hispanic whose name derives from the bullets in his gun.

Starring: Jeremy Slate, Steve Alaimo, John Davis Chandler, Willie Pastrano, Cece Stone, Socrates Ballis, William Kerwin ..
Directed by: William Grefe
Release date: 1968-11-12
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Beyond the Law
44.

Beyond the Law

2.0
4.4/10 IMDB

Takes place over the course of one feverish night in a Manhattan police precinct and neighboring bar.

Starring: Rip Torn, Norman Mailer, George Plimpton, Mickey Knox, Buzz Farber, Beverly Bentley, Marsha Mason, Mara Lynn ..
Directed by: Norman Mailer
Release date: 1968-04-02
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : The Big Switch
45.

The Big Switch

2.0
4.3/10 IMDB

Playboy John Carter picks up a woman in a discotheque and takes her home. When she is murdered and he is framed for the crime, he finds himself drawn into a seedy underworld plot.

Starring: Sebastian Breaks, Virginia Wetherell, Derek Aylward, Jack Allen, Erika Raffael, Douglas Blackwell, Julie Shaw, Jane Howard, Roy Sone, Nicholas Hawtrey ..
Directed by: Pete Walker
Release date: 1968-04-01
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Wild 90
46.

Wild 90

1.9
3.5/10 IMDB

Norman Mailer’s first feature filmmaking effort stars the director and his two longtime collaborators Buzz Farbar and Mickey Knox as a trio of gangsters holed up in a ramshackle New York apartment, drinking, braying, and fighting.

Starring: Norman Mailer, Buzz Farber, Mickey Knox, D. A. Pennebaker, Beverly Bentley ..
Directed by: Norman Mailer
Release date: 1968-01-08
47.

The Astro-Zombies

1.8
3.1/10 IMDB

For devilishly mad "astro-scientist" Dr. DeMarco (John Carradine), a typical day involves run-ins with reanimated corpses, bloodthirsty solar-powered killer robot zombies, Chinese communist spies and vicious Mexican secret agents. But when a bloody trail of young female murder victims leads an intrepid CIA agent to his door, things get really interesting. Ted V. Mikels directs this unique B horror-thriller.

Starring: Wendell Corey, John Carradine, Tom Pace, Joan Patrick, Tura Satana, Rafael Campos, Victor Izay, William Bagdad, Vincent Barbi, Egon Sirany ..
Directed by: Ted V. Mikels
Release date: 1968-05-19
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Split Second to an Epitaph
48.

Split Second to an Epitaph

1.8
8.1/10 IMDB

In the second "Ironside" movie, the Chief has his spine jolted during a hospital encounter with a narcotics pusher, not only raising the possibility for an operation that might cure his paralysis but also putting him in jeopardy because he can identify the man who had just shot a guard.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Anderson, Joseph Cotten, Troy Donahue, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Margaret O'Brien, Andrew Prine, Mel Scott, Lilia Skala ..
Directed by: Leonard Horn
Release date: 1968-09-26
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Cocoon
49.

Cocoon

1.8
7.8/10 IMDB

In this pilot film to the "Hawaii Five-0" television series, special law officer Steve McGarrett tracks down Red Chinese operatives and their spy ring in Honolulu.

Starring: Jack Lord, Nancy Kwan, Leslie Nielsen, Andrew Duggan, James Gregory, Khigh Dhiegh, Lew Ayres, Tim O'Kelly, Zulu, Kam Fong ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1968-09-20
Best Crime Movies of 1968 : Madigan's Millions
50.

Madigan's Millions

1.7
4.0/10 IMDB

When a deported gangster dies in Italy, the U.S. Treasury Department is very interested in the one million dollars Madigan owed the government, but managed to take to Italy with him. They send Agent Jason Phister over to Italy to nose out the million. His criteria for the job is that no one would ever guess he's an agent of the United States government.

Starring: Elsa Martinelli, Cesar Romero, Dustin Hoffman, Gustavo Rojo, Fernando Hilbeck, Riccardo Garrone, Franco Fabrizi, Gérard Tichy ..
Directed by: Giorgio Gentili
Release date: 1968-05-30

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