Best Crime Movies of 1995

1.

Se7en

7.0
8.6/10 IMDB

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, John C. McGinley, Kevin Spacey, R. Lee Ermey, Richard Roundtree, Richard Schiff, Julie Araskog, Mark Boone Junior ..
Directed by: David Fincher
Release date: 1995-09-22
2.

The Usual Suspects

6.8
8.5/10 IMDB

Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbor – leaving few survivors. Verbal lures his interrogators with an incredible story of the crime lord's almost supernatural prowess.

Starring: Stephen Baldwin, Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Pete Postlethwaite, Suzy Amis, Giancarlo Esposito, Benicio del Toro, Dan Hedaya ..
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Release date: 1995-07-19
3.

Heat

6.7
8.2/10 IMDB

Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the other even though they are aware their cat-and-mouse game may end in violence.

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore, Diane Venora, Amy Brenneman, Ashley Judd, Mykelti Williamson, Natalie Portman ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1995-12-15
4.

Casino

6.7
8.2/10 IMDB

In early-1970s Las Vegas, low-level mobster Sam "Ace" Rothstein gets tapped by his bosses to head the Tangiers Casino. At first, he's a great success in the job, but over the years, problems with his loose-cannon enforcer Nicky Santoro, his ex-hustler wife Ginger, her con-artist ex Lester Diamond and a handful of corrupt politicians put Sam in ever-increasing danger.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods, Don Rickles, Alan King, Kevin Pollak, Pasquale Cajano, L. Q. Jones, Dick Smothers ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 1995-11-22
5.

The Basketball Diaries

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

A high school basketball player’s life turns upside down after free-falling into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, James Madio, Mark Wahlberg, Bruno Kirby, Patrick McGaw, Juliette Lewis, Michael Imperioli, Ernie Hudson, Manny Alfaro ..
Directed by: Scott Kalvert
Release date: 1995-04-21
6.

Desperado

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

El Mariachi, a musician, arrives in a Mexican town and is mistaken as a hit-man. He runs into trouble with a local drug lord and seeks to avenge the death of his lover.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida, Cheech Marin, Steve Buscemi, Carlos Andrés Gómez, Quentin Tarantino, Tito Larriva, Angel Aviles, Danny Trejo ..
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Release date: 1995-08-25
7.

Bad Boys

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other.

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Téa Leoni, Tchéky Karyo, Joe Pantoliano, Marg Helgenberger, Michael Imperioli, Theresa Randle, Anna Levine, Nestor Serrano ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 1995-04-07
8.

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess to the prince of the warrior Wachootoos. If Ace fails, the result will be a vicious tribal war.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziashi, Bob Gunton, Sophie Okonedo, Tommy Davidson, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Danny Daniels, Sam Motoana Phillips ..
Directed by: Steve Oedekerk
Release date: 1995-11-10
9.

Assassins

5.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then return to civilian life. But finding his way out of the world of contract killing grows ever more dangerous as Rath falls for his female target and becomes a marked man himself.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore, Anatoli Davydov, Muse Watson, Steve Kahan, Kelly Rowan, Reed Diamond, Kai Wulff, Kerry Skalsky ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1995-10-06
10.

Dolores Claiborne

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a witness who can place her at the scene of the crime. Things look bad for Dolores when her daughter Selena, a successful Manhattan magazine writer, returns to cover the story.

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judy Parfitt, Christopher Plummer, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, Eric Bogosian, Ellen Muth, Bob Gunton, Roy Cooper ..
Directed by: Taylor Hackford
Release date: 1995-03-24

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