Best Crime Movies of 1975


Rumpole of the Bailey

8.3/10 IMDB

An irreverent barrister chooses to defend a young Jamaican boy accused of stabbing on the same day his only son leaves for college in America.

Starring: Leo McKern, Herbert Norville, Joyce Heron, David Yelland, Noel Willman, Artro Morris, George Sweeney, Vernon Dobtcheff, Peter Spraggon ..
Directed by: John Gorrie
Release date: 1975-12-16

Sudden Fury

6.7/10 IMDB

Fred is a psychotic entrepreneur who hopes to convince his wife Janet to invest in a shady land deal. The wife refuses, and the couple continue their heated argument while driving through the Ontario backwoods. When their car crashes, Janet is seriously injured, but Fred leaves the scene, hoping that his wife won't last the night.

Starring: Dominic Hogan, Gay Rowan, Dan Hennessey, Hollis McLaren, David Yorston, Eric Clavering, Sean McCann, Steve Weston, Gerry Huckstep ..
Directed by: Brian Damude
Release date: 1975-11-07
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Whiffs


4.6/10 IMDB

Elliott Gould steals Army nerve gas to help him rob banks when he’s kicked out of the military after 15 years of service as a human guinea pig in its chemical warfare experiments.

Starring: Elliott Gould, Eddie Albert, Harry Guardino, Godfrey Cambridge, Jennifer O'Neill, Alan Manson ..
Directed by: Ted Post
Release date: 1975-10-15
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Starsky and Hutch

Starsky and Hutch

7.5/10 IMDB

A young couple in a car exactly like Starsky's is killed by hitmen and word is out on the street that there's a contract out on Starsky and Hutch. This is a TV-pilot that was an ABC Movie of the Week and later turned into the TV-series.

Starring: Paul Michael Glaser, David Soul, Richard Ward, Michael Lerner, Michael Conrad, Albert Morgenstern ..
Directed by: Barry Shear
Release date: 1975-05-01
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Framed


6.4/10 IMDB

Director Phil Karlson harks back to the no-nonsense, no-thrills directness of his 1950s "B" pictures in Framed. Joe Don Baker plays Ron, a high-rolling gambler that always seems to loose his big scores. Framed by the film's villains after a big win gambling with high rollers-- Ron is carted off to prison. Upon his release, he embarks upon a carefully calculated campaign of revenge.

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Conny Van Dyke, Gabriel Dell, John Marley, Brock Peters, John Larch, Warren J. Kemmerling, Paul Mantee, Walter Brooke, Joshua Bryant ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1975-08-01
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Manhunt in the City

Manhunt in the City

6.6/10 IMDB

When a crook gets framed as a drug kingpin, the mob decide to "off" his wife. Revenge is the name of the game, and the manhunt is on!

Starring: Henry Silva, Luciana Paluzzi, Silvano Tranquilli, Susanna Melandri, Alberto Tarallo, Claudio Gora, Claudio Nicastro, Luciano Catenacci, Claudio Sforzini, Corrado Solari ..
Directed by: Umberto Lenzi
Release date: 1975-08-05
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Mafia Girls

Mafia Girls

5.9/10 IMDB

A former member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff takes on the mafia, after his son is beaten and his daughter-in-law raped because of an unpaid debt. He hires Joe Napoli, a Vietnam-Vet to help him track down the mob-boss.

Starring: Colleen Brennan, Claudine Beccarie, Arem Fisher, Francisco Garcia, Heather Leigh, Norbert Meisel, Al Moore, Joe Pepe, Michael Perrotta, Nicolle Riddell ..
Directed by: Norbert Meisel
Release date: 1975-06-13
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : The Kansas City Massacre

The Kansas City Massacre

6.2/10 IMDB

Gangsters free one of their colleagues being escorted to prison and kill several FBI agents and local police officers in the attempt. FBI agent Melvin Purvis puts together a special squad to track down and capture the men responsible.

Starring: Dale Robertson, Bo Hopkins, Scott Brady, Matt Clark, John Karlen, Lynn Loring, Robert Walden, Elliott Street, Mills Watson, Harris Yulin ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1975-09-19
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Scobie Malone

Scobie Malone

5.3/10 IMDB

Sydney homicide detective Sergeant Scobie Malone (Jack Thompson) and his offsider (Shane Porteous) investigate the murder of Helga (Judy Morris), whose corpse is found in the basement of the Sydney Opera House.

Starring: Jack Thompson, Judy Morris, Shane Porteous, Jacqueline Kott, James Condon, Bryan Brown, Cul Cullen, Noel Ferrier, Walter Sullivan, Max Meldrum ..
Directed by: Terry Ohlsson
Release date: 1975-10-03

Russian Roulette

5.7/10 IMDB

An RCMP officer is ordered to discreetly take a Russian immigrant into custody in advance of a state visit by the Soviet premier. When his prisoner is kidnapped, the officer is drawn into a complicated assasination scheme.

Starring: George Segal, Cristina Raines, Bo Brundin, Denholm Elliott, Gordon Jackson, Peter Donat, Richard Romanus, Nigel Stock, Val Avery, Louise Fletcher ..
Directed by: Lou Lombardo
Release date: 1975-08-20

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