Best Crime Movies of 2003

1.

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

6.6
8.1/10 IMDB

An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance.

Starring: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Julie Dreyfus, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shin'ichi Chiba, Gordon Liu Chia-Hui ..
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 2003-10-10
2.

Dogville

6.5
8.0/10 IMDB

A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth their effort, so Grace works hard under the employ of various townspeople to win their favor. Tensions flare, however, and Grace's status as a helpless outsider provokes vicious contempt and abuse from the citizens of Dogville.

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Harriet Andersson, Lauren Bacall, Jean-Marc Barr, Paul Bettany, Blair Brown, James Caan, Patricia Clarkson, Jeremy Davies, Ben Gazzara ..
Directed by: Lars von Trier
Release date: 2003-05-19
3.

The Life of David Gale

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Gabriel Mann, Rhona Mitra, Matt Craven, Melissa McCarthy, Cleo King, Lee Ritchey, Brandy Little ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 2003-02-21
4.

Matchstick Men

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce Altman, Bruce McGill, Jenny O'Hara, Steve Eastin, Beth Grant, Sheila Kelley, Fran Kranz ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2003-09-01
5.

Elephant

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.

Starring: Alex Frost, Eric Deulen, John Robinson, Elias McConnell, Jordan Taylor, Carrie Finklea, Nicole George, Brittany Mountain, Alicia Miles, Kristen Hicks ..
Directed by: Gus Van Sant, Z-Dogg
Release date: 2003-09-06
6.

The Italian Job

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, pedal-to-the-metal chase that careens up, down, above and below the streets of Los Angeles.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Seth Green, Jason Statham, Yasiin Bey, Franky G, Donald Sutherland, Olek Krupa, Boris Lee Krutonog ..
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Release date: 2003-05-30
7.

Bad Boys II

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real fireworks result when Marcus discovers that playboy Mike is secretly romancing Marcus’ sexy sister.

Starring: Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Jordi Mollà, Gabrielle Union, Peter Stormare, Theresa Randle, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Shannon, Jon Seda, Yul Vazquez ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 2003-07-18
8.

2 Fast 2 Furious

5.2
5.9/10 IMDB

It's a major double-cross when former police officer Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con buddy Roman Pearce to transport a shipment of "dirty" money for shady Miami-based import-export dealer Carter Verone. But the guys are actually working with undercover agent Monica Fuentes to bring Verone down.

Starring: Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Eva Mendes, Cole Hauser, Ludacris, James Remar, Devon Aoki, Thom Barry, Amaury Nolasco, Michael Ealy ..
Directed by: John Singleton
Release date: 2003-06-05
9.

The United States of Leland

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the prison, decides to write about Leland's case. Meanwhile, others affected by the murder, including Becky and her sister, Julie, must contend with their own problems.

Starring: Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Chris Klein, Kevin Spacey, Jena Malone, Lena Olin, Michelle Williams, Martin Donovan, Ann Magnuson, Kerry Washington ..
Directed by: Matthew Ryan Hoge
Release date: 2003-01-18
10.

11:14

5.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. The story follows the chain of events of five different characters and five different storylines that all converge to tell the story of murder and deceit.

Starring: Henry Thomas, Blake Heron, Barbara Hershey, Hilary Swank, Clark Gregg, Shawn Hatosy, Stark Sands, Colin Hanks, Ben Foster, Patrick Swayze ..
Directed by: Greg Marcks
Release date: 2003-09-05

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