Best Crime Movies of 1998

1.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

6.7
8.2/10 IMDB

A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones, Sting, Steven Mackintosh, Nicholas Rowe, Lenny McLean, P.H. Moriarty ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 1998-08-28
2.

The Big Lebowski

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

Jeffrey 'The Dude' Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink White Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events involving nihilists, adult film producers, ferrets, errant toes, and large sums of money.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, David Huddleston, John Turturro, Tara Reid, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazzara ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 1998-03-06
3.

The Negotiator

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that might clear him, he takes everyone in the office hostage and demands that another well-known negotiator be brought in to handle the situation and secretly investigate the conspiracy.

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse, Ron Rifkin, John Spencer, J. T. Walsh, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Paul Giamatti, Regina Taylor, Bruce Beatty ..
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Release date: 1998-07-29
4.

Ronin

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård, Sean Bean, Jonathan Pryce, Skipp Sudduth, Katarina Witt, Michael Lonsdale, Ron Perkins ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1998-09-25
5.

Rounders

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.

Starring: Matt Damon, John Turturro, Gretchen Mol, Goran Visnjic, Edward Norton, John Malkovich, Famke Janssen, Martin Landau, Mal Z. Lawrence, Paul Cicero ..
Directed by: John Dahl
Release date: 1998-09-11
6.

Rush Hour

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership and investigate the case themselves.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson, Tzi Ma, Chris Penn, Robert Littman, Michael Chow, Julia Hsu, Kai Lennox ..
Directed by: Brett Ratner
Release date: 1998-09-18
7.

Fallen

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz, James Gandolfini, Elias Koteas, Gabriel Casseus, Michael J. Pagan, Robert Joy, Frank Medrano ..
Directed by: Gregory Hoblit
Release date: 1998-01-16
8.

Lethal Weapon 4

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

In the combustible action franchise's final installment, maverick detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh square off against Asian mobster Wah Sing Ku, who's up to his neck in slave trading and counterfeit currency. With help from gumshoe Leo Getz and smart-aleck rookie cop Lee Butters, Riggs and Murtaugh aim to take down Ku and his gang.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Jet Li, Darlene Love, Traci Wolfe, Kim Chan, Steve Kahan, Damon Hines ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1998-07-10
9.

A Perfect Murder

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But she needs more than simply the role of dazzling accessory.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet, Sarita Choudhury, Constance Towers, Will Lyman, Maeve McGuire, Michael P. Moran, Novella Nelson ..
Directed by: Andrew Davis
Release date: 1998-06-05
10.

U.S. Marshals

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard is accompanying a plane load of convicts from Chicago to New York. The plane crashes spectacularly, and Mark Sheridan escapes. But when Diplomatic Security Agent John Royce is assigned to help Gerard recapture Sheridan, it becomes clear that Sheridan is more than just another murderer.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes, Robert Downey Jr., Joe Pantoliano, Daniel Roebuck, Tom Wood, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Irène Jacob, Kate Nelligan, Patrick Malahide ..
Directed by: Stuart Baird
Release date: 1998-03-06
11.

A Simple Plan

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain the money while avoiding detection opens a Pandora's box when the fear of getting caught triggers panicked behavior and leads to virulent consequences.

Starring: Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda, Billy Bob Thornton, Brent Briscoe, Chelcie Ross, Gary Cole, Becky Ann Baker, Tom Carey, Jack Walsh, John Paxton ..
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Release date: 1998-12-11
12.

Buffalo '66

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.

Starring: Vincent Gallo, Christina Ricci, Ben Gazzara, Anjelica Huston, Rosanna Arquette, Jan-Michael Vincent, Kevin Corrigan, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Pollak, Alex Karras ..
Directed by: Vincent Gallo
Release date: 1998-01-20
13.

Les Misérables

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, Claire Danes, Hans Matheson, Peter Vaughan, Jon Kenny, Gillian Hanna, Sylvie Koblížková, Mimi Newman ..
Directed by: Bille August
Release date: 1998-05-01
14.

SLC Punk

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.

Starring: Matthew Lillard, Michael Goorjian, Annabeth Gish, Til Schweiger, Jason Segel, Devon Sawa, James Duval, Summer Phoenix, Christopher McDonald, Chiara Barzini ..
Directed by: James Merendino
Release date: 1998-09-24
Best Crime Movies of 1998 : The Siege
15.

The Siege

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist from his Middle East homeland leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York. An FBI senior agent and his team attempt to locate and decommission the enemy cells, but must also deal with an Army General gone rogue and a female CIA agent of uncertain loyalties.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Annette Bening, Bruce Willis, Tony Shalhoub, Sami Bouajila, Mark Valley, Jack Gwaltney, David Proval, Lance Reddick, Aasif Mandvi ..
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Release date: 1998-11-06
16.

Thursday

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

A former Los Angeles drug dealer moves far away to Texas, making a new life for himself as a married architect in the suburbs. His old crime partner unexpectedly shows up with heroin and gangster business, attracting a slew of violent unsavory characters.

Starring: Thomas Jane, Paula Marshall, Aaron Eckhart, James Le Gros, Paulina Porizkova, Michael Jeter, Glenn Plummer, Mickey Rourke, Luck Hari, Bari K. Willerford ..
Directed by: Skip Woods
Release date: 1998-09-25
17.

Mercury Rising

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

Renegade FBI agent Art Jeffries protects a nine-year-old autistic boy who has cracked the government's new "unbreakable" code.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Miko Hughes, Chi McBride, Kim Dickens, Robert Stanton, Bodhi Elfman, Carrie Preston, Lindsey Ginter, Peter Stormare ..
Directed by: Harold Becker
Release date: 1998-04-03
18.

Snake Eyes

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro makes increasingly shocking discoveries that even he can't turn a blind eye to.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Carla Gugino, Tamara Tunie, Stan Shaw, Kevin Dunn, Michael Rispoli, Joel Fabiani, Luis Guzmán ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1998-08-07
19.

Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

When Mr. Freeze kidnaps Barbara Gordon, as an involuntary organ donor to save his dying wife, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Michael Ansara, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., George Dzundza, Robert Costanzo, Bob Hastings, Mary Kay Bergman, Marilu Henner, Dean Jones ..
Directed by: Boyd Kirkland
Release date: 1998-02-11
20.

Out of Sight

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if there's more between them than just the law.

Starring: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Catherine Keener, Dennis Farina, Steve Zahn, Albert Brooks, Luis Guzmán, Isaiah Washington ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 1998-06-26
21.

Zero Effect

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Daryl Zero is a private investigator and—along with his assistant, Steve Arlo—he solves impossible crimes and puzzles. Although Daryl's a master investigator, when he's not working he doesn't know what to do with himself. He has no social skills, writes bad music and drives Steve crazy.

Starring: Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, Ryan O'Neal, Kim Dickens, Angela Featherstone, Hugh Ross, Sarah DeVincentis, Matt O'Toole, Michele Mariana, Robert Katims ..
Directed by: Jake Kasdan
Release date: 1998-01-30
22.

Suicide Kings

4.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Carlo, a former mobster, is abducted by five privileged young men desperate to raise a $2 million ransom to save the sister of a friend. As Carlo plays mind games, however, his captors splinter -- each wondering whether one of their own had a hand in the crime.

Starring: Christopher Walken, Henry Thomas, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jeremy Sisto, Nina Siemaszko, Jay Mohr, Denis Leary, Jay Della, Nathan Dana Aldrich, Frank Medrano ..
Directed by: Peter O'Fallon
Release date: 1998-04-17
23.

Half Baked

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Three lovable party buds try to bail their friend out of jail. But just when the guys have mastered a plan, everything comes dangerously close to going up in smoke.

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Harland Williams, Guillermo Díaz, Jim Breuer, Rachel True, Clarence Williams III, Laura Silverman, David Mucci, Jon Stewart, Tommy Chong ..
Directed by: Tamra Davis
Release date: 1998-01-16
24.

Very Bad Things

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Kyle Fisher has one last night to celebrate life as a single man before marrying Laura, so he sets out to Vegas with four of his best buddies. But a drug and alcohol filled night on the town with a stripper who goes all the way, turns into a cold night in the desert with shovels when the stripper goes all the way into a body bag after dying in their bathroom. And that's just the first of the bodies to pile up before Kyle can walk down the aisle...

Starring: Jon Favreau, Leland Orser, Cameron Diaz, Christian Slater, Jeremy Piven, Daniel Stern, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Rob Brownstein, Blake Gibbons, Tyler Cole Malinger ..
Directed by: Peter Berg
Release date: 1998-09-11
25.

My Name Is Joe

4.5
7.5/10 IMDB

Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.

Starring: Peter Mullan, Louise Goodall, David McKay, David Hayman, Gary Lewis, Lorraine McIntosh, Stephen McCole, David Peacock, Stephen Docherty, Anne-Marie Kennedy ..
Directed by: Ken Loach
Release date: 1998-05-15
26.

The Replacement Killers

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei will take revenge on his family in China, Lee seeks out expert forger Meg Coburn to obtain the passport he needs to get out of the country, but a band of replacement killers is soon on his trail.

Starring: Chow Yun-Fat, Mira Sorvino, Michael Rooker, Kenneth Tsang, Jürgen Prochnow, Til Schweiger, Danny Trejo, Clifton Collins Jr., Carlos Gómez, Frank Medrano ..
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Release date: 1998-02-06
27.

The Newton Boys

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

The four Newton brothers are a poor farmer family in the 1920s. One day, the oldest of them, Willis, realizes that there's no future in the fields and offers his brothers to become bank robbers. Soon the family agrees. They become very famous robbers and execute the greatest train robbery in American history five years later.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Skeet Ulrich, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Gail Cronauer, Jena Karam, Julianna Margulies, Casey McAuliffe, Dwight Yoakam, Charles Gunning ..
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 1998-03-26
28.

Hard Rain

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

An armored car driver tries to elude a gang of thieves while a flood ravages the countryside.

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver, Ed Asner, Dann Florek, Peter Murnik, Michael A. Goorjian, Ricky Harris, Mark Rolston ..
Directed by: Mikael Salomon
Release date: 1998-01-16
29.

Belly

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Tommy Bundy and Sincere are best friends as well as infamous and ruthless criminals and shot-callers in the hood. Respected by many but feared by all. As the police are closing in on them and new players are looking for a come up, will their reign last?

Starring: DMX, Nas, Hassan Johnson, Taral Hicks, Tionne Watkins, Oliver 'Power' Grant, Louie Rankin, James Parris, Method Man, Kurt Loder ..
Directed by: Hype Williams
Release date: 1998-11-04
30.

Twilight

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20-year-old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.

Starring: Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman, Reese Witherspoon, Stockard Channing, James Garner, Giancarlo Esposito, Liev Schreiber, Margo Martindale, John Spencer ..
Directed by: Robert Benton
Release date: 1998-03-06
31.

Jane Austen's Mafia!

4.0
5.5/10 IMDB

Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father.

Starring: Jay Mohr, Billy Burke, Christina Applegate, Pamela Gidley, Olympia Dukakis, Lloyd Bridges, Jason Fuchs, Joe Viterelli, Tony Lo Bianco, Blake Hammond ..
Directed by: Jim Abrahams
Release date: 1998-07-24
32.

Clay Pigeons

4.0
6.6/10 IMDB

Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with their sexual affairs. Clay inadvertently befriends a serial killer named Lester Long, who murders the widow in an attempt to "help" his "fishing buddy."

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Vince Vaughn, Janeane Garofalo, Gregory Sporleder, Georgina Cates, Vince Vieluf, Joseph D. Reitman, Nicole Arlyn, Scott Wilson, Wayne Brennan ..
Directed by: David Dobkin
Release date: 1998-09-25
33.

Another Day in Paradise

4.0
6.5/10 IMDB

A vending machine robbery by small time thief and drug addict Bobbie (Vincent Kartheiser) goes badly awry, and his friends contact street-wise thief and part-time druggie Mel (James Woods) to patch him up.Recognizing a kindred spirit, Mel befriends Bobbie and his girlfriend Rosie (Natasha Gregson Wagner), inviting them to join him and his long-suffering girlfriend Sid (Melanie Griffith) on a drug robbery which should set them up for life. The seemingly simple robbery is a great success, but the sale of the drugs afterward fails badly, and Mel and Bobbie are shot.The four take refuge with the Reverend, who charges them half of their haul from the robbery to care for them. In a desperate attempt to recover their losses, Mel involves the crew in a disastrous, ill-advised jewellery robbery, and they become caught up in a web of violence that rapidly spirals out of control.

Starring: Melanie Griffith, James Woods, Vincent Kartheiser, Natasha Gregson Wagner, James Otis, Peter Sarsgaard, Brent Briscoe, Paul Hipp, Kim Flowers, John Gatins ..
Directed by: Larry Clark
Release date: 1998-12-30
34.

The General

3.9
7.2/10 IMDB

The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the I.R.A., the U.V.F., and members of his own team.

Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Angeline Ball, Jon Voight, Eanna MacLiam, Tom Murphy, John Cronin, Paul Hickey ..
Directed by: John Boorman
Release date: 1998-05-01
35.

Blues Brothers 2000

3.8
4.9/10 IMDB

Finally released from prison, Elwood Blues is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's hospital. Hitting the road to re-unite the band and win the big prize at the New Orleans Battle of the Bands, Elwood is pursued cross-country by the cops.

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, John Goodman, Joe Morton, J. Evan Bonifant, B. B. King, Junior Wells, Willie Hall, Matt Murphy, Lou Marini, Aretha Franklin ..
Directed by: John Landis
Release date: 1998-02-05
36.

Black Dog

3.8
5.4/10 IMDB

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Meat Loaf, Randy Travis, Gabriel Casseus, Graham Beckel, Brenda Strong, Rusty De Wees, Brian Kelly, Cyril O'Reilly, Erin Broderick ..
Directed by: Kevin Hooks
Release date: 1998-05-01
37.

Witness to the Mob

3.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino crime family. However, betrayals within the family saw him break the code of silence and became the highest ranking member of the mob to turn into a rat - 'a rat in a suit,- assisting the government to finally put away the Teflon Don, John Gotti.

Starring: Nicholas Turturro, Tom Sizemore, Debi Mazar, Abe Vigoda, Philip Baker Hall, Adam J. Roth, Frank Vincent, Lenny Venito, Johnny Williams, Frankie Valli ..
Directed by: Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Release date: 1998-05-10
Best Crime Movies of 1998 : The Life and Crimes of William Palmer
38.

The Life and Crimes of William Palmer

3.6
7.6/10 IMDB

Keith Allen plays William Palmer in this true story of a Victorian-era English surgeon who uses poison to settle scores and ward off debt. William lacks a sense of regret, even after killing his wife, brother and three of his own children.

Starring: Keith Allen, Jayne Ashbourne, Linda Bassett, Judy Cornwell, Richard Coyle, Ben Miles, Dominic Borrelli, Ron Donachie, Christian Burgess, John Bleasdale ..
Directed by: Alan Dossor
Release date: 1998-03-03
39.

The Scold's Bridle

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Detective Cooper investigates the bizarre circumstances surrounding the murder of Matilda who was found dead in her bath wearing the Scold's Bridle.

Starring: Bob Peck, Miranda Richardson, Douglas Hodge, Trudie Styler, Beth Winslet, Siân Phillips, Virginia McKenna, Paul Brooke, Miles Anderson, Hugh Bonneville ..
Directed by: David Thacker
Release date: 1998-04-10
Best Crime Movies of 1998 : Red Vibe Diaries 2: Dark Desires
40.

Red Vibe Diaries 2: Dark Desires

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

A beautiful, but bored nymphomanic housewife needs more sex than she is getting. So she resorts to picking up strangers and having sex with them.

Starring: Stacy Valentine, Misty Rain, Vince Vouyer, Tony Tedeschi, Laura Palmer, Alyssa Allure, Holli Woods, Julian, Sean Rider, Chad Thomas ..
Directed by: James Avalon
Release date: 1998-05-01
Best Crime Movies of 1998 : Men in Blue
41.

Men in Blue

3.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Fans of Red, White & Blue know when director Gino Colbert and superstar Blue Blake get together, anything can happen. Blake plays a sexy rogue cop for whom nothing is too much when it comes to his demanding libido. Whether he's forcing Paul Morgan and Colbert into over-the-top oral action; blackmailing his partner, Brent Cross; throwing himself on the mercy of drugged sex maniacs Rod Garetto, Ryan Block, Andreas Bergane, and Juan Antonio (but, in the end, showing them no mercy); or submitting to the "questioning" of fellow cop Cutter West, Blake never lets up.

Starring: Blue Blake, Gino Colbert, Paul Morgan, Ron Jeremy, Cutter West, Brent Cross, Zachary Scott, Michael Crawford, Juan Antonio, Ryan Block ..
Directed by: Gino Colbert
Release date: 1998-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1998 : Jerry and Tom
42.

Jerry and Tom

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his old friend Karl.

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Sam Rockwell, Maury Chaykin, Ted Danson, Charles Durning, William H. Macy, Peter Riegert, Sarah Polley, Shelley Cook, C.J. Fidler ..
Directed by: Saul Rubinek
Release date: 1998-12-04
Best Crime Movies of 1998 : Monument Ave.
43.

Monument Ave.

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Bobby O'Grady is a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even from their and Teddy's relatives.

Starring: Denis Leary, Ian Hart, Jason Barry, Lenny Clarke, Kevin Chapman, George MacDonald, John Diehl, Lyndon Byers, Herbie Ade, Noah Emmerich ..
Directed by: Ted Demme
Release date: 1998-09-25
44.

Montana

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.

Starring: Kyra Sedgwick, Stanley Tucci, Robin Tunney, John Ritter, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robbie Coltrane, Ethan Embry, Mark Boone Junior, Jerry Grayson, Paul Calderon ..
Directed by: Jennifer Leitzes
Release date: 1998-01-16
45.

Judas Kiss

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

The shooting of a U.S. senator's wife raises the stakes for kidnappers seeking a hefty ransom for a computer magnate.

Starring: Carla Gugino, Simon Baker, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Gil Bellows, Til Schweiger, Hal Holbrook, Philip Baker Hall, Greg Wise, Lisa Eichhorn ..
Directed by: Sebastián Gutiérrez
Release date: 1998-09-16
46.

Palmetto

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Gina Gershon, Elisabeth Shue, Michael Rapaport, Chloë Sevigny, Rolf Hoppe, Tom Wright, Marc Macaulay, Johnny Hickey, Ralph Wilcox ..
Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff
Release date: 1998-02-20
47.

Homegrown

3.2
5.7/10 IMDB

Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up with go-between Lucy in the next town, they plot their next move.

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Hank Azaria, Kelly Lynch, Jon Bon Jovi, Ryan Phillippe, Judge Reinhold, Ted Danson, John Lithgow, Jamie Lee Curtis, Maggie Gyllenhaal ..
Directed by: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Release date: 1998-04-17
48.

B. Monkey

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

When wistful introvert Alan Furnace meets quick-witted bombshell Beatrice, he has no idea of her secret life as "B. Monkey" -- the top thief-for-hire in London's criminal underworld. Charmed by Furnace's innocent and chivalrous ways, Beatrice resolves to reform. But to cash in on her first chance at real love, she must escape her former partner in crime, the ruthless Paul Neville -- and a dark past that seems to haunt her every step.

Starring: Asia Argento, Jared Harris, Rupert Everett, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Julie T. Wallace, Ian Hart, Tim Woodward, Bryan Pringle, Clare Higgins, Marc Warren ..
Directed by: Michael Radford
Release date: 1998-11-07
Best Crime Movies of 1998 : Phoenix
49.

Phoenix

3.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Gambling fever -- along with a brutal bookie -- leads three crooked cops into a double-dealing scheme that lands them in hot water way over their heads.

Starring: Ray Liotta, Anthony LaPaglia, Anjelica Huston, Daniel Baldwin, Jeremy Piven, Xander Berkeley, Giancarlo Esposito, Brittany Murphy, Kari Wuhrer, Giovanni Ribisi ..
Directed by: Danny Cannon
Release date: 1998-09-04
Best Crime Movies of 1998 : The Revengers' Comedies
50.

The Revengers' Comedies

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

After saving each other from jumping off a bridge, Henry Bell and Karen Knightly plot to avenge the people who drove them to suicide. Henry will ruin the life of the woman who married Karen's boyfriend, while Karen will work as a secretary for the man who took Henry's job. Whether revenge will be sweet – or bittersweet – is anyone's guess.

Starring: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, John Wood, Rupert Graves, Martin Clunes, Steve Coogan, Kristin Scott Thomas, Liz Smith, Adrian Scarborough, Charlotte Coleman ..
Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray
Release date: 1998-06-09

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