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.

Law Abiding Citizen

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Gerard Butler, Colm Meaney, Bruce McGill, Leslie Bibb, Michael Irby, Gregory Itzin, Regina Hall, Emerald-Angel Young, Christian Stolte ..
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Release date: 2009-10-15
3.

Public Enemies

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover makes Dillinger his first Public Enemy Number One and assigns his top agent, Melvin Purvis, the task of bringing him in dead or alive.

Starring: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Emilie de Ravin, Channing Tatum, Leelee Sobieski, Domenick Lombardozzi, Stephen Lang ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 2009-07-01
4.

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
5.

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

5.2
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
6.

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
7.

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, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Reno Wilson, Keone Young, Art Hsu, Joseph Julian Soria ..
Directed by: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Release date: 2009-04-16
8.

Red Riding: In 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
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9.

The Disappearance of Alice Creed

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.

Starring: Gemma Arterton, Martin Compston, Eddie Marsan ..
Directed by: J Blakeson
Release date: 2009-09-12
10.

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

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