Best Crime Movies of 1990

1.

GoodFellas

7.0
8.7/10 IMDB

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

Starring: Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino, Frank Sivero, Tony Darrow, Mike Starr, Frank Vincent, Chuck Low ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1990-09-12
2.

The Godfather: Part III

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy García, Eli Wallach, Joe Mantegna, George Hamilton, Bridget Fonda, Sofia Coppola, Raf Vallone ..
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Release date: 1990-12-25
3.

Miller's Crossing

5.5
7.7/10 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
4.

Wild at Heart

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman, Crispin Glover, Diane Ladd, Calvin Lockhart, Isabella Rossellini, Harry Dean Stanton, Grace Zabriskie ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1990-08-17
5.

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
6.

State of Grace

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others.

Starring: Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Ed Harris, Robin Wright, John Turturro, John C. Reilly, R.D. Call, Joe Viterelli, Deirdre O'Connell, Burgess Meredith ..
Directed by: Phil Joanou
Release date: 1990-09-14
7.

King of New York

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne, Victor Argo, Wesley Snipes, Janet Julian, Joey Chin, Giancarlo Esposito, Paul Calderon, Steve Buscemi ..
Directed by: Abel Ferrara
Release date: 1990-07-18
8.

The Grifters

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.

Starring: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, Jan Munroe, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jimmy Noonan, Richard Holden, Henry Jones, Robert Weems, Michael Laskin ..
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Release date: 1990-10-10
9.

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.

Starring: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles, David Katz, Mary Demas, Anne Bartoletti, Elizabeth Kaden, Ted Kaden, Denise Sullivan ..
Directed by: John McNaughton
Release date: 1990-01-05
10.

Quick Change

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out of the city and to the airport. It sounds simple enough, but it seems that fate deserts them immediately after the bank heist. One mishap after another conspires to keep these robbers from reaching freedom.

Starring: Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, Jason Robards, Stanley Tucci, Phil Hartman, Philip Bosco, Tony Shalhoub, Steve Park, Kurtwood Smith ..
Directed by: Howard Franklin, Bill Murray
Release date: 1990-07-13

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