Best Crime Movies of 2009

1.

Sherlock Holmes

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan, Robert Maillet, Geraldine James, Kelly Reilly, William Houston, Hans Matheson ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2009-12-23
2.

Fast & Furious

5.6
6.6/10 IMDB

When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver him. And the two men will find the best way to get revenge: push the limits of what's possible behind the wheel.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, John Ortiz, Laz Alonso, Gal Gadot, Jack Conley, Shea Whigham, Tego Calderón ..
Directed by: Justin Lin
Release date: 2009-04-02
3.

The Last House on the Left

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a horrible revenge.

Starring: Garret Dillahunt, Michael Bowen, Joshua Cox, Riki Lindhome, Aaron Paul, Sara Paxton, Monica Potter, Tony Goldwyn, Martha MacIsaac, Spencer Treat Clark ..
Directed by: Dennis Iliadis
Release date: 2009-03-13
4.

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, Victor Gojcaj, John Turturro, James Gandolfini, Michael Rispoli, Ramón Rodríguez, Chance Kelly, Alice Kremelberg ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 2009-06-11
5.

Harry Brown

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

Starring: Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Iain Glen, Lee Oakes, Liam Cunningham, Sean Harris, Charlie Creed-Miles, David Bradley, Ben Drew, Jack O'Connell ..
Directed by: Daniel Barber
Release date: 2009-11-11
6.

Crank: High Voltage

5.0
6.2/10 IMDB

Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam, Efren Ramirez, Julanne Chidi Hill, José Pablo Cantillo, Reno Wilson, Keone Young, Art Hsu, Joseph Julian Soria ..
Directed by: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Release date: 2009-04-16
7.

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

It's Yorkshire in 1974, and fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police investigation into a series of child abductions. When young Clare Kemplay goes missing, Eddie and his colleague, Barry, persuade their editor to let them investigate links with two similar abductions in the last decade. But after a mutilated body is found on a construction site owned by a local property magnate, Eddie and Barry are drawn into a deadly world of secrecy, intimidation, shocking revelations and police brutality.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, David Morrissey, John Henshaw, Anthony Flanagan, Warren Clarke, Jennifer Hennessy, Mary Jo Randle, Rachel Jane Allen, Rita May, Graham Walker ..
Directed by: Julian Jarrold
Release date: 2009-02-28
8.

Defendor

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A crooked cop, a mob boss and the young girl they abuse are the denizens of a city's criminal underworld. It's a world that ordinary Arthur Poppington doesn't understand and doesn't belong in, but is committed to fighting when he changes into a vigilante super-hero of his own making, Defendor. With no power other than courage Defendor takes to the streets to protect the city's innocents.

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Kat Dennings, Elias Koteas, Sandra Oh, Clark Johnson, Michael Kelly, Kristin Booth, Lisa Ray, Alan C. Peterson, Tony Nappo ..
Directed by: Peter Stebbings
Release date: 2009-09-12
9.

Middle Men

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.

Starring: Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht, James Caan, Jacinda Barrett, Kevin Pollak, Laura Ramsey, Rade Šerbedžija, Terry Crews, Kelsey Grammer ..
Directed by: George Gallo
Release date: 2009-05-17
10.

Crossing Over

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Immigrants from around the world enter Los Angeles every day, with hopeful visions of a better life, but little notion of what that life may cost. Their desperate scenarios test the humanity of immigration enforcement officers. In Crossing Over, writer-director Wayne Kramer explores the allure of the American dream, and the reality that immigrants find – and create -- in 21st century L.A.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, Jim Sturgess, Cliff Curtis, Alice Braga, Alice Eve, Summer Bishil, Jacqueline Obradors, Justin Chon ..
Directed by: Wayne Kramer
Release date: 2009-02-10

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