Best Crime Movies of 1990

1.

Miller's Crossing

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.

Starring: John Turturro, Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, Steve Buscemi, Albert Finney, Jon Polito, J.E. Freeman, Mike Starr, Al Mancini, Richard Woods ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 1990-09-21
2.

Presumed Innocent

5.1
6.9/10 IMDB

Rusty Sabich is a deputy prosecutor engaged in an obsessive affair with a coworker who is murdered. Soon after, he's accused of the crime. And his fight to clear his name becomes a whirlpool of lies and hidden passions.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raúl Juliá, Bonnie Bedelia, Paul Winfield, Greta Scacchi, John Spencer, Joe Grifasi, Tom Mardirosian, Anna Maria Horsford ..
Directed by: Alan J. Pakula
Release date: 1990-07-26
3.

Internal Affairs

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck is involved in any number of dubious or downright criminal activities. He is also devious, a womaniser, and a clever manipulator, and he starts to turn his attention on Avila.

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy García, Laurie Metcalf, Nancy Travis, Elijah Wood, Richard Bradford, William Baldwin, Michael Beach, Faye Grant, John Kapelos ..
Directed by: Mike Figgis
Release date: 1990-01-12
4.

The Adventures of Ford Fairlane

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Ford "Mr. Rock n' Roll Detective" Fairlane is experiencing problems, and it's not with the opposite sex. One of them is that all the rock stars pay him with drum sticks, koala bears, food processors and bicycle shorts. Another one of them is that all his employers that want him to find a girl named Zuzu Petals get killed. Why didn't he become a fisherman's detective instead?

Starring: Andrew Dice Clay, Wayne Newton, Priscilla Presley, Morris Day, Lauren Holly, Ed O'Neill, Maddie Corman, Gilbert Gottfried, Robert Englund, David Patrick Kelly ..
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Release date: 1990-07-11
5.

Darkman

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes known as Darkman, assuming alternate identities in his quest for revenge and a new life with a former love.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake, Nelson Mashita, Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, Rafael H. Robledo, Dan Hicks, Ted Raimi, Dan Bell ..
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Release date: 1990-08-24
6.

Dick Tracy

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Mandy Patinkin, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Dick Van Dyke, Catherine O'Hara, James Caan, Charlie Korsmo ..
Directed by: Warren Beatty
Release date: 1990-04-05
7.

Cadillac Man

4.2
5.7/10 IMDB

Joe's a car salesman with a problem—he has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his girlfriends (he's two-timing), a missing teenage daughter and an ex-wife.

Starring: Robin Williams, Tim Robbins, Pamela Reed, Fran Drescher, Zack Norman, Lauren Tom, Annabella Sciorra, Lori Petty, Judith Hoag, Paul Guilfoyle ..
Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Release date: 1990-05-18
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8.

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

Recovering from the horrors of World War I, British Army officer Arthur Hastings hopes to find peace and quiet at a country manor in the English countryside. But when the matriarch dies during the night from strychnine poisoning, Hastings enlists the help of an old friend staying nearby with other war refugees to help solve the murder: former Belgian police detective Hercule Poirot.

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Beatie Edney, David Rintoul, Gillian Barge, Michael Cronin, Joanna McCallum, Anthony Calf ..
Directed by: Ross Devenish
Release date: 1990-09-16
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9.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter

3.1
7.3/10 IMDB

A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Jere Burns, Robert Culp, Ken Kercheval, Robert Vaughn, Kevin Tighe, Jenny Lewis, John Posey ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1990-09-30
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10.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen

3.1
7.0/10 IMDB

The chief suspects in the murder of an author are the numerous colleagues whom he continuously plagiarized.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William R. Moses, Cindy Williams, Barbara Babcock, David Warner, Tony Lo Bianco ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1990-01-21

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