Best Crime Movies of 2018

1.

BlacKkKlansman

6.2
7.5/10

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace, Jasper Pääkkönen
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 2018-07-30
2.

Bad Times at the El Royale

5.7
7.1/10

Lake Tahoe, 1969. Seven strangers, each one with a secret to bury, meet at El Royale, a decadent motel with a dark past. In the course of a fateful night, everyone will have one last shot at redemption.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Chris Hemsworth
Directed by: Drew Goddard
Release date: 2018-10-04
3.

Game Night

5.7
7.0/10

Max and Annie's weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party -- complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all supposed to be part of the game. As the competitors set out to solve the case, they start to learn that neither the game nor Brooks are what they seem to be. The friends soon find themselves in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn over the course of one chaotic night.

Starring: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris
Directed by: John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein
Release date: 2018-02-22
4.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

5.7
7.1/10

Agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the United States border.

Starring: Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner, Jeffrey Donovan, Catherine Keener
Directed by: Stefano Sollima
Release date: 2018-06-27
5.

The Mule

5.6
7.1/10

Earl Stone, a man in his 80s, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Peña, Dianne Wiest
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 2018-12-14
6.

The Hate U Give

5.6
7.3/10

Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.

Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, K.J. Apa, Common
Directed by: George Tillman, Jr.
Release date: 2018-10-19
7.

A Simple Favor

5.5
6.9/10

Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an investigation that will dive deep into Emily's cloudy past.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Andrew Rannells, Rupert Friend
Directed by: Paul Feig
Release date: 2018-08-29
8.

Den of Thieves

5.5
7.0/10

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

Starring: Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, Dawn Olivieri, O'Shea Jackson Jr., 50 Cent
Directed by: Christian Gudegast
Release date: 2018-01-18
9.

Ocean's Eight

5.5
6.2/10

Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson
Directed by: Gary Ross
Release date: 2018-06-07
10.

The Equalizer 2

5.4
6.7/10

Robert McCall, who serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, embarks on a relentless, globe-trotting quest for vengeance when a long-time girl friend is murdered.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Orson Bean, Bill Pullman
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Release date: 2018-07-19
11.

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

5.2
7.1/10

When bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Jane Curtin, Ben Falcone
Directed by: Marielle Heller
Release date: 2018-10-19
12.

The House That Jack Built

5.2
6.9/10

Failed architect, engineer and vicious murderer Jack narrates the details of some of his most elaborately orchestrated crimes, each of them a towering piece of art that defines his life's work as a serial killer for twelve years.

Starring: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sofie Gråbøl
Directed by: Lars von Trier
Release date: 2018-10-08
13.

If Beale Street Could Talk

5.1
7.2/10

After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.

Starring: Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Teyonah Parris, Colman Domingo
Directed by: Barry Jenkins
Release date: 2018-12-14
14.

American Animals

5.1
7.0/10

Lexington, Kentucky, 2004. Four young men attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in the history of the United States.

Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Ann Dowd
Directed by: Bart Layton
Release date: 2018-06-01
15.

Widows

5.0
7.0/10

A police shootout leaves four thieves dead during an explosive armed robbery attempt in Chicago. Their widows have nothing in common except a debt left behind by their spouses' criminal activities. Hoping to forge a future on their own terms, they join forces to pull off a heist.

Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Release date: 2018-11-06
16.

22 July

4.9
6.7/10

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

Starring: Jonas Strand Gravli, Anders Danielsen Lie, Jon Øigarden, Seda Witt, Ola G. Furuseth
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Release date: 2018-10-10
17.

A Prayer Before Dawn

4.9
6.9/10

The true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand's most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in Muay Thai tournaments.

Starring: Joe Cole, Vithaya Pansringarm, Pornchanok Mabklang, Nicolas Shake, Billy Moore
Directed by: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire
Release date: 2018-05-24
18.

The Old Man & the Gun

4.9
6.8/10

The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman, who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

Starring: Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Casey Affleck, Danny Glover, Tom Waits
Directed by: David Lowery
Release date: 2018-09-27
19.

White Boy Rick

4.7
6.4/10

The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

Starring: Richie Merritt, Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bel Powley, RJ Cyler
Directed by: Yann Demange
Release date: 2018-09-14
20.

Under the Silver Lake

4.6
6.4/10

Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who's swimming in his building's pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal and conspiracy.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace, Jimmi Simpson, Riki Lindhome
Directed by: David Robert Mitchell
Release date: 2018-06-21

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