Best Crime Movies of 2007

1.

No Country for Old Men

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, Kelly Macdonald, Garret Dillahunt, Tess Harper, Barry Corbin, Stephen Root, Rodger Boyce ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 2007-11-08
2.

American Gangster

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Partly based on a true story.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal, Ted Levine, Roger Guenveur Smith, John Hawkes, RZA, Yul Vazquez ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2007-11-02
3.

Zodiac

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox, Elias Koteas, Chloë Sevigny, John Carroll Lynch, Ed Setrakian, John Getz ..
Directed by: David Fincher
Release date: 2007-03-02
4.

Hot Fuzz

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series of grisly accidents rocks Sandford, Angel smells something rotten in the idyllic village.

Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jim Broadbent, Paddy Considine, Rafe Spall, Kevin Eldon, Olivia Colman, Karl Johnson, Bill Bailey, Timothy Dalton ..
Directed by: Edgar Wright
Release date: 2007-02-14
5.

Eastern Promises

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

Starring: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Sinéad Cusack, Donald Sumpter, Jerzy Skolimowski, Josef Altin, Mina E. Mina, Aleksander Mikic ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 2007-09-14
6.

Gone Baby Gone

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons - they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Kenzie and Gennaro face drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles. When they are about to solve the case, they are faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart.

Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, John Ashton, Amy Ryan, Amy Madigan, Titus Welliver, Michael Kenneth Williams, Edi Gathegi ..
Directed by: Ben Affleck
Release date: 2007-09-18
7.

Shooter

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why??

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Danny Glover, Kate Mara, Elias Koteas, Rhona Mitra, Jonathan Walker, Louis Ferreira, Tate Donovan, Rade Šerbedžija ..
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Release date: 2007-03-22
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8.

Ocean's Thirteen

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank doublecrosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that he and his team will do anything to bring down Willy Bank along with everything he's got. Even if it means asking for help from an enemy.

Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy García, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac, Ellen Barkin, Al Pacino, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 2007-06-06
9.

Freedom Writers

5.5
7.5/10 IMDB

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

Starring: Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey, Mario, April Lee Hernandez, Robert Wisdom, John Benjamin Hickey, Pat Carroll, Hunter Parrish ..
Directed by: Richard LaGravenese
Release date: 2007-01-05
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10.

The Visitor

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

Starring: Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman, Danai Gurira, Hiam Abbass, Marian Seldes, Maggie Moore, Richard Kind, Michael Cumpsty, Bill McHenry, Tzahi Moskovitz ..
Directed by: Tom McCarthy
Release date: 2007-09-07

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