Best Crime Movies of 2006

1.

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Simon Chandler, David Calder, Richard Felix, Birgit Minichmayr, Sian Thomas, Michael Smiley, Alvaro Roque, Franck Lefeuvre, Sam Douglas ..
Directed by: Tom Tykwer
Release date: 2006-09-13
2.

This Is England

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends, even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.

Starring: Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim, Vicky McClure, Joseph Gilgun, Perry Benson, Andrew Ellis, Jack O'Connell, Rosamund Hanson ..
Directed by: Shane Meadows
Release date: 2006-09-12
3.

Step Up

5.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington, Mario, Drew Sidora, Rachel Griffiths, Josh Henderson, Tim Lacatena, Alyson Stoner ..
Directed by: Anne Fletcher
Release date: 2006-08-11
4.

16 Blocks

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

An aging cop is assigned the ordinary task of escorting a fast-talking witness from police custody to a courthouse, but they find themselves running the gauntlet as other forces try to prevent them from getting there.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Yasiin Bey, David Morse, Jenna Stern, David Zayas, Casey Sander, Cylk Cozart, Robert Racki, Patrick Garrow, Sasha Roiz ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 2006-03-01
5.

United 93

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Starring: J.J. Johnson, Polly Adams, Trish Gates, Nancy McDoniel, Opal Alladin, Gary Commock, Starla Benford, Susan Blommaert, David Alan Basche, Richard Bekins ..
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Release date: 2006-04-28
6.

Saw III

5.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detective scramble to locate him, Doctor Lynn Denlon and Jeff Reinhart are unaware that they are about to become the latest pawns on his vicious chessboard.

Starring: Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Angus Macfadyen, Bahar Soomekh, Dina Meyer, Kim Roberts, Donnie Wahlberg, Leigh Whannell, J. LaRose, Betsy Russell ..
Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman
Release date: 2006-10-27
7.

Undisputed II: Last Man Standing

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Sequel to the 2002 film. This time, Heavyweight Champ George "Iceman" Chambers (White) is sent to a Russian jail on trumped-up drug charges. In order to win his freedom he must fight against the jailhouse fighting champ Uri Boyka (Adkins) in a battle to the death. This time he is not fighting for a title, he is fighting for his life!

Starring: Michael Jai White, Scott Adkins, Ben Cross, Eli Danker, Mark Ivanir, Ken Lerner, Daisy Lang, Silvio Simac, Ivaylo Geraskov, Valentin Ganev ..
Directed by: Isaac Florentine
Release date: 2006-04-11
8.

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Dito Montiel, a successful author, receives a call from his long-suffering mother, asking him to return home and visit his ailing father. Dito recalls his childhood growing up in a violent neighborhood in Queens, N.Y., with friends Antonio, Giuseppe, Nerf and Mike.

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Channing Tatum, Robert Downey Jr., Rosario Dawson, Melonie Diaz, Chazz Palminteri, Olga Merediz, Dianne Wiest, Martin Compston, Laila Liliana Garro ..
Directed by: Dito Montiel
Release date: 2006-09-29
9.

Find Me Guilty

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Alex Rocco, Frank Pietrangolare, Richard DeDomenico, Paul Borghese, Vinny Vella, Frank Adonis, Jerry Grayson, Tony Ray Rossi, Peter Dinklage ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 2006-03-16
10.

Alpha Dog

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny and his 'gang' kidnap Jake's 15 year old brother and holds him hostage. Problem now is what to do with 'stolen boy?'

Starring: Bruce Willis, Matthew Barry, Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake, Fernando Vargas, Vincent Kartheiser, Shawn Hatosy, Alex Solowitz, Alec Vigil, Harry Dean Stanton ..
Directed by: Nick Cassavetes
Release date: 2006-01-27

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