Best Crime Movies of 2014

1.

Nightcrawler

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill Paxton, Kevin Rahm, Michael Hyatt, Price Carson, Kent Shocknek, Sharon Tay, Ann Cusack ..
Directed by: Dan Gilroy
Release date: 2014-10-23
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2.

The Equalizer

6.0
7.2/10 IMDB

McCall believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by – he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Harbour, Haley Bennett, Bill Pullman, Melissa Leo, David Meunier, Johnny Skourtis, Alex Veadov ..
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Release date: 2014-09-24
3.

22 Jump Street

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them.

Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Peter Stormare, Ice Cube, Amber Stevens, Wyatt Russell, Jillian Bell, Jimmy Tatro, Craig Roberts, Nick Offerman ..
Directed by: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Release date: 2014-06-05
4.

The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

Programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz achieved groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing. His passion for open access ensnared him in a legal nightmare that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26.

Starring: Aaron Swartz, Tim Berners-Lee, Cory Doctorow, Peter Eckersley, Lawrence Lessig ..
Directed by: Brian Knappenberger
Release date: 2014-06-27
5.

Batman: Assault on Arkham

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Based on the hit video game series, Batman must find a bomb planted by the Joker while dealing with a mysterious team of villains called, The Suicide Squad.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Neal McDonough, Matthew Gray Gubler, Hynden Walch, Troy Baker, Chris Cox, John DiMaggio, Greg Ellis, Giancarlo Esposito, Jennifer Hale ..
Directed by: Ethan Spaulding, Jay Oliva
Release date: 2014-08-12
6.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Willis, Eva Green, Powers Boothe, Dennis Haysbert, Ray Liotta ..
Directed by: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez
Release date: 2014-08-20
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7.

Need for Speed

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

The film revolves around a local street-racer who partners with a rich and arrogant business associate, only to find himself framed by his colleague and sent to prison. After he gets out, he joins a New York-to-Los Angeles race to get revenge. But when the ex-partner learns of the scheme, he puts a massive bounty on the racer's head, forcing him to run a cross-country gauntlet of illegal racers in all manner of supercharged vehicles.

Starring: Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, Imogen Poots, Rami Malek, Ramón Rodríguez, Harrison Gilbertson, Dakota Johnson, Michael Keaton, Kid Cudi, Sir Maejor ..
Directed by: Scott Waugh
Release date: 2014-03-13
8.

A Walk Among the Tombstones

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour, Boyd Holbrook, Adam David Thompson, Razane Jammal, Astro, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Marina Squerciati, Sebastian Roché ..
Directed by: Scott Frank
Release date: 2014-09-18
9.

3 Days to Kill

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. But first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist and looking after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years, while his wife is out of town.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Amber Heard, Hailee Steinfeld, Connie Nielsen, Tómas Lemarquis, Richard Sammel, Marc Andréoni, Bruno Ricci, Jonas Bloquet, Eriq Ebouaney ..
Directed by: McG
Release date: 2014-02-14
10.

Deliver Us from Evil

5.0
6.2/10 IMDB

When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to a frightening alternate reality when renegade Jesuit priest Mendoza convinces him that demonic possession may be to blame for the gruesome murders. Together, they wage a valiant supernatural struggle to rid the city of an otherworldly evil.

Starring: Eric Bana, Edgar Ramírez, Olivia Munn, Joel McHale, Sean Harris, Chris Coy, Dorian Missick, Mike Houston, Lulu Wilson, Antoinette LaVecchia ..
Directed by: Scott Derrickson
Release date: 2014-07-01

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