Best Crime Movies of 1975

1.

Dog Day Afternoon

6.5
8.0/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale. Sonny and Sal attempt a bank heist which quickly turns sour and escalates into a hostage situation and stand-off with the police. As Sonny's motives for the robbery are slowly revealed and things become more complicated, the heist turns into a media circus.

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon, James Broderick, William Bogert, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar, Beulah Garrick, Carol Kane ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet, Z-Dogg
Release date: 1975-08-01
2.

The Return of the Pink Panther

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

The famous Pink Panther jewel has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that 'The Phantom' has returned and utilises all of his resources – himself and his Asian manservant – to reveal the identity of 'The Phantom'.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell, Herbert Lom, Peter Arne, Peter Jeffrey, Grégoire Aslan, David Lodge, Graham Stark, Eric Pohlmann ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1975-05-21
3.

French Connection II

5.0
6.7/10 IMDB

"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseilles to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler that eluded him in New York.

Starring: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Philippe Léotard, Ed Lauter, Charles Millot, Jean-Pierre Castaldi, Cathleen Nesbitt, Samantha Llorens, André Penvern ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1975-05-18
4.

Night Moves

4.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return her daughter. Harry travels to Florida to find her, but he begins to see a connection between the runaway girl, the world of Hollywood stuntmen, and a suspicious mechanic when an unsolved murder comes to light.

Starring: Gene Hackman, Jennifer Warren, Susan Clark, Harris Yulin, Kenneth Mars, Janet Ward, James Woods, Melanie Griffith, Anthony Costello, John Crawford ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1975-02-27
5.

The Eiger Sanction

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy, Heidi Brühl, Thayer David, Reiner Schöne, Michael Grimm, Jean-Pierre Bernard, Brenda Venus ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1975-05-21
6.

Farewell, My Lovely

4.3
7.0/10 IMDB

LA private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by ex-con Moose Malloy to find his girlfriend. While also investigating the murder of a client and the theft of a jade necklace, Marlowe becomes entangled with seductress Helen Grayle and discovers a web of dark secrets that are better left hidden.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, Sylvia Miles, John Ireland, Anthony Zerbe, Harry Dean Stanton, Jimmy Thompson, Joe Spinell, Sylvester Stallone, Kate Murtagh ..
Directed by: Dick Richards
Release date: 1975-08-08
7.

The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

3.8
6.0/10 IMDB

After spending decades living in the shadow of his more famous and successful sibling, Consulting Detective Sigerson Holmes (Wilder) is called upon to help solve a crucial case that leads him on a hilarious trail of false identities, stolen documents, secret codes... and exposed backsides.

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Leo McKern, Roy Kinnear, John Le Mesurier, Douglas Wilmer, Michael Crane, Albert Finney ..
Directed by: Gene Wilder
Release date: 1975-12-14
8.

The Legend of Lizzie Borden

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.

Starring: Elizabeth Montgomery, Katherine Helmond, Fionnula Flanagan, Ed Flanders, Don Porter, Fritz Weaver, Bonnie Bartlett, Helen Craig, Hayden Rorke, Gloria Stuart ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1975-02-10
9.

Let's Do It Again

3.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Clyde Williams and Billy Foster are a couple of blue-collar workers in Atlanta who have promised to raise funds for their fraternal order, the Brothers and Sisters of Shaka. However, their method for raising the money involves travelling to New Orleans and rigging a boxing match.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Calvin Lockhart, John Amos, Jimmie Walker, Ossie Davis, Denise Nicholas, Lee Chamberlin, Mel Stewart, Julius Harris ..
Directed by: Sidney Poitier
Release date: 1975-10-11
10.

Rumpole of the Bailey

3.7
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
11.

The Man from Hong Kong

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Australian authorities arrest a man believed to be connected to the Sydney criminal underworld and send for Inspector Fang Sing Leng (Jimmy Wang Yu) from Hong Kong to question him. After the alleged criminal is assassinated, Inspector Leng and the Sydney police try to hunt down those responsible and hope to solve their case along the way.

Starring: George Lazenby, Jimmy Wang Yu, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Sammo Hung, Roger Ward, Rosalind Speirs, Frank Thring, Bill Hunter, John Orcsik, Geoff Brown ..
Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Release date: 1975-07-31
12.

Switchblade Sisters

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

A tough gang of teenage girls are looking for love and fighting for turf on the mean streets of the city! Bad girls to the core, these impossibly outrageous high school hoodlums go where they want ... and create mayhem wherever they go!

Starring: Joanne Nail, Robbie Lee, Asher Brauner, Chase Newhart, Monica Gayle, Marlene Clark, Kitty Bruce, Janice Karman, Don Stark, Don Marino ..
Directed by: Jack Hill
Release date: 1975-01-05
13.

Report to the Commissioner

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Police officer Patty Butler, alias "Chicklet," is the live-in girlfriend of Thomas 'Stick' Henderson to gather evidence. Detective Bo Lockley is instructed to try to find her, not knowing she's also a cop.

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Yaphet Kotto, Susan Blakely, Hector Elizondo, Tony King, Michael McGuire, Edward Grover, Dana Elcar, Bob Balaban, William Devane ..
Directed by: Milton Katselas
Release date: 1975-02-05
14.

If It's a Man - Hang Up!

3.5
7.1/10 IMDB

A young model is terrorized by a peeping tom and obscene phone calls.

Starring: Carol Lynley, Tom Conti, Gerald Harper, David Gwillim, Paul Angelis, Michael Byrne, John Cater ..
Directed by: Shaun O'Riordan
Release date: 1975-04-11
15.

The Drowning Pool

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Harper is brought to Louisiana to investigate an attempted blackmail scheme. He soon finds out that it involves an old flame of his and her daughter. He eventually finds himself caught in a power struggle between the matriarch of the family and a greedy oil baron, who wants their property. Poor Harper! Things are not as straight-forward as they initially appeared.

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Murray Hamilton, Gail Strickland, Melanie Griffith, Linda Haynes, Richard Jaeckel, Paul Koslo, Joe Canutt ..
Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg
Release date: 1975-07-01
16.

Boss Nigger

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the mostly white townsfolk.

Starring: Fred Williamson, D'Urville Martin, R. G. Armstrong, Barbara Leigh, William Smith, Don Barry, Carmen Hayward, Carmen Zapata, Bruce Gordon, Ben Zeller ..
Directed by: Jack Arnold
Release date: 1975-08-17
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : The Double Kill
17.

The Double Kill

3.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Hugh's house is full of priceless treasures. So why is he advertising the fact that he has no burglar alarms?

Starring: Gary Collins, Penelope Horner, James Villiers, Peter Bowles, Stuart Wilson, John Flanagan, Hilda Fenemore, Griffith Davies, Michael Stainton, Gordon Salkilld ..
Directed by: Ian Fordyce
Release date: 1975-02-18
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Hustle
18.

Hustle

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

The body of teenager Gloria Hollinger is found dead on a Los Angeles beach, and Lt. Phil Gaines is in charge of the investigation. Gaines learns that the girl, a stripper and prostitute, committed suicide, but he ignores the connection between her and a powerful mob lawyer, Leo Sellers. Hollinger's father, however, is not satisfied with Gaines's results, and attempts to investigate the case on his own.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Ben Johnson, Eileen Brennan, Eddie Albert, Paul Winfield, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Carter, Colleen Brennan, Catherine Bach ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1975-12-25
19.

The Killer Elite

3.3
6.0/10 IMDB

Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to protect someone, goes down in flames. He is nearly crippled, but with braces is able to again become mobile. For revenge as much as anything else, Mike goes after his ex-friend.

Starring: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill, Bo Hopkins, Mako, Burt Young, Gig Young, Tom Clancy, Tiana Alexandra, Walter Kelley ..
Directed by: Sam Peckinpah
Release date: 1975-12-19
20.

Coonskin

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Brother Rabbit, Brother Bear, and Preacher Fox rise to the top of the crime ranks in Harlem by going up against a con-man, a racist cop, and the Mafia.

Starring: Barry White, Charles Gordone, Scatman Crothers, Philip Michael Thomas, Danny Rees, Buddy Douglas, Jim Moore, Al Lewis, Richard Paul, Frank De Kova ..
Directed by: Ralph Bakshi
Release date: 1975-08-20
21.

Dolemite

3.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Dolemite is a pimp who was set up by Willie Greene and the cops, who have planted drugs, stolen furs, and guns in his trunk and got him sentenced to 20 years in jail. One day, Queen B and a warden planned to get him out of Jail and get Willie Green and Mitchell busted for what they did to him.

Starring: Rudy Ray Moore, D'Urville Martin, Lady Reed, Jerry Jones, Cardella Di Milo, Hy Pyke, Wesley Gale, John Kerry, Dino Washington, Vincent Barbi ..
Directed by: D'Urville Martin
Release date: 1975-04-26
22.

White Line Fever

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

An independent trucker with a pregnant wife fights cargo crooks and the big shot they work for.

Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, Kay Lenz, Slim Pickens, L. Q. Jones, Sam Laws, Don Porter, R. G. Armstrong, Leigh French, Johnny Ray McGhee, Dick Miller ..
Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan
Release date: 1975-07-16
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Capone
23.

Capone

3.2
5.7/10 IMDB

Young Al Capone catches the eye of Johnny Torrio, a criminal visiting New York from Chicago. Torrio invites Capone to move to Illinois to help run his Prohibition-era alcohol sales operation. Capone rises through the ranks of Torrio's gang and eventually takes over. On top, he works to consolidate his power by eliminating his enemies, fixing elections to his advantage and getting rich. In his spare time, Capone courts the principled Iris Crawford.

Starring: Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely, Sylvester Stallone, John Cassavetes, Frank Campanella, Peter Maloney, Dick Miller, John Orchard, Carmen Argenziano ..
Directed by: Steve Carver
Release date: 1975-04-16
24.

Brannigan

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of Scotland Yard in order to recapture this mobster with both a price tag on his head and a stuffy old London cop to contend with.

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, Mel Ferrer, John Vernon, Ralph Meeker, Barry Dennen, Lesley-Anne Down, Del Henney, James Booth ..
Directed by: Douglas Hickox
Release date: 1975-03-21
25.

Walking Tall Part II

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.

Starring: Bo Svenson, Luke Askew, John Davis Chandler, Robert DoQui, Leif Garrett, Bruce Glover, Dawn Lyn, Richard Jaeckel, Noah Beery Jr., Lurene Tuttle ..
Directed by: Earl Bellamy
Release date: 1975-09-28
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Starsky and Hutch
26.

Starsky and Hutch

3.1
7.4/10 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
27.

Johnny Firecloud

3.1
6.4/10 IMDB

An American Indian war veteran avenges the hanging of his grandfather by local thugs.

Starring: Victor Mohica, Ralph Meeker, David Canary, Frank De Kova, Christina Hart, Sacheen Littlefeather, George Buck Flower ..
Directed by: William Allen Castleman
Release date: 1975-08-01
28.

Lucky Lady

3.0
5.2/10 IMDB

When an American booze smuggler gets murdered in Prohibition-era Mexico, his widow, a nightclub singer, joins forces with her lover and a desperate loner to become rum-runners to the U.S.

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds, Gene Hackman, Robby Benson, John Hillerman, Geoffrey Lewis, Val Avery, William Bassett, Janit Baldwin, Joe Estevez ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1975-12-25
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : The Fortune
29.

The Fortune

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them, not even murder.

Starring: Stockard Channing, Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Ian Wolfe, Rose Michtom, Brian Avery, Florence Stanley, Dub Taylor, Catlin Adams, Christopher Guest ..
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Release date: 1975-05-20
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Who Is the Black Dahlia?
30.

Who Is the Black Dahlia?

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Dramatization of an actual homicide investigation. In 1947 Los Angeles, a police detective tries to solve the shocking and grisly murder of 22-year-old aspiring actress Elizabeth Short...

Starring: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Ronny Cox, Macdonald Carey, Lucie Arnaz, Tom Bosley, Linden Chiles, Gloria DeHaven, John Fiedler, Rick Jason, Henry Jones ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1975-03-01
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Killer Cop
31.

Killer Cop

3.0
6.6/10 IMDB

The investigation of the bombing of a hotel lobby as seen through the eyes of a young detective.

Starring: Claudio Cassinelli, Arthur Kennedy, Franco Fabrizi, Sara Sperati, Bruno Zanin, Francesco D'Adda, Paolo Poiret, Valeria D'Obici, Giuliana Rivera, Franco Moraldi ..
Directed by: Luciano Ercoli
Release date: 1975-03-27
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Sudden Fury
32.

Sudden Fury

3.0
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, Steve Weston ..
Directed by: Brian Damude
Release date: 1975-11-07
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : The Hired Gun
33.

The Hired Gun

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

Fabio Testi is an undercover cop doubling as the bodyguard (hence, “Gorilla”) of a cantankerous middle-aged industrialist targeted for extortion.

Starring: Fabio Testi, Renzo Palmer, Al Lettieri, Claudia Marsani, Luciano Catenacci ..
Directed by: Tonino Valerii
Release date: 1975-11-13
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Death Scream
34.

Death Scream

2.9
6.3/10 IMDB

Loosely based on the true story of the killing of Kitty Genovese: A young woman's murder is witnessed by fifteen of her neighbors who do nothing to help and refuse to cooperate with the police.

Starring: Raúl Juliá, Ed Asner, Art Carney, Tina Louise, Cloris Leachman, Nancy Walker, Allyn Ann McLerie, Kate Jackson, Belinda Balaski, Helen Hunt ..
Directed by: Richard T. Heffron
Release date: 1975-09-26
35.

Seven Green Bottles

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Seven wayward juveniles (the "Green Bottles" of the title) spend their days truanting and thieving. One by one they are caught and made to face the consequences of the choices they have made.

Starring: Mark Gregory, Geoffrey Coleman, George Harkins, Terry Argyle, James McCaul, Gerald Cupples, Danny John-Jules ..
Directed by: Eric Marquis
Release date: 1975-01-01
36.

Framed

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

Joe Don Baker plays a gambler who is framed for a crime he did not commit. A corrupt legal system leads him into a plea bargain and four years behind bars. By the time he gets out of prison, he's determined to put together the pieces of his frame-up and dole out the justice he was denied to those responsible.

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
37.

Whiffs

2.7
4.5/10 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, Don Barry, James Brown, Richard Masur, Karl Lukas ..
Directed by: Ted Post
Release date: 1975-10-15
38.

Conduct Unbecoming

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A company of British soldiers in colonial India is shaken when the widow of their most honored hero is assaulted. A young officer must defend a fellow lieutenant from the charges in an unusual court-martial, while investigating the deepening mystery behind the attack.

Starring: Michael York, Richard Attenborough, Trevor Howard, Stacy Keach, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, James Faulkner, Persis Khambatta, Michael Culver, James Donald ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1975-01-01
39.

The Nickel Ride

2.6
6.6/10 IMDB

A world-weary crime boss is losing his grip on his organization.

Starring: Jason Miller, Linda Haynes, Victor French, John Hillerman, Bo Hopkins, Richard Evans, Bart Burns, Lou Frizzell, Mark Gordon, Harvey Gold ..
Directed by: Robert Mulligan
Release date: 1975-01-15
40.

The Kansas City Massacre

2.6
6.0/10 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
41.

Sky Heist

2.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A husband and wife come up with a plan to steal $10 million in gold, using the hijacking of a police helicopter as a diversion.

Starring: Don Meredith, Joseph Campanella, Larry Wilcox, Ken Swofford, Stefanie Powers, Frank Gorshin ..
Directed by: Lee H. Katzin
Release date: 1975-05-26
42.

Deadly Hero

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

Officer Lacy is an 18-year veteran of the New York Police Department who finds himself demoted from detective back to patrol duty for his violent tendencies and trigger-happy behavior.

Starring: Don Murray, James Earl Jones, Treat Williams, Diahn Williams, Lilia Skala, Virginia Sandifur, George S. Irving, Charles Siebert, Dick Anthony Williams, Conchata Ferrell ..
Directed by: Ivan Nagy
Release date: 1975-12-14
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Death Stalk
43.

Death Stalk

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

The whitewater raft trip of two couples is interrupted by a visit from four prison escapees who take the women hostage to aid in their escape. The husbands break free from their bonds and raft down the river in hopes of rescuing their wives.

Starring: Vince Edwards, Carol Lynley, Anjanette Comer, Vic Morrow, Neville Brand, Norman Fell, Robert Webber, Larry Wilcox ..
Directed by: Robert Day
Release date: 1975-01-21
44.

Death Among Friends

2.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Shirley investigates the murder of a millionaire who was strangled on his tennis court.

Starring: Kate Reid, A Martinez, Robyn Hilton ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1975-05-20
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Oriental Blue
45.

Oriental Blue

2.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Young girls are taken to Madame Blue's brothel. After having drunk an oriental love potion, they gladly take part in intercourse with both sexes.

Starring: Peonies Jong, Maureen Anderson, Bree Anthony, Bobby Astyr, Jamie Gillis, Steven Lark, Terri Hall, Juliet Graham, Alan Marlow, Tony Richards ..
Directed by: Bill Milling
Release date: 1975-08-04
46.

Crazy Mama

2.4
5.5/10 IMDB

Melba Stokes, her mother Sheba and daughter Cheryl embark on a crime spree after their California beauty parlor is repossessed. Their destination is Arkansas, where the three generations of women want to reclaim the family farm.

Starring: Cloris Leachman, Stuart Whitman, Ann Sothern, Jim Backus, Don Most, Linda Purl, Sally Kirkland, Dick Miller, Merie Earle, Carmen Argenziano ..
Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Release date: 1975-06-01
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Conspiracy of Terror
47.

Conspiracy of Terror

2.4
5.4/10 IMDB

A husband-and-wife detective team investigate the existence of lethal Satanic cults , while the husband battles with his Orthodox Jewish parents who haven't forgiven him for marrying a Gentile woman.

Starring: Michael Constantine, Barbara Rhoades, David Opatoshu, Roger Perry, Mariclare Costello, Norman Burton, Jed Allan, Arlene Martel, Logan Ramsey, Jon Lormer ..
Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey
Release date: 1975-12-29
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Mafia Girls
48.

Mafia Girls

2.4
5.8/10 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
49.

The Black Gestapo

2.4
4.7/10 IMDB

General Ahmed has started an inner-city People's Army to try and relieve the misery of the citizens of Watts. When the locals are put under increasing pressure by Mafia thugs, Ahmed's second-in-command Colonel Kojah asks for permission to start a protection squad to take more direct action. Ahmed fears this protection squad will just turn into a vigilante mob, and his prediction soon proves correct. Will Ahmed be able to wrest control back from the power-mad Kojah, or will he be the mob's next victim?

Starring: Rod Perry, Charles Robinson, Phil Hoover, Edward Cross, Uschi Digard, I. William Quinn, Donna Young, Lee Frost, Wes Bishop, Charles Howerton ..
Directed by: Lee Frost
Release date: 1975-03-01
Best Crime Movies of 1975 : Scobie Malone
50.

Scobie Malone

2.4
5.4/10 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

Also check Best crime movies of 1976.

Check out our top containing the Best Crime Movies of 1975 - PickTheMovie.com. This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.

tmdb