Best Crime Movies of 2019 (So Far)

1.

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

7.1
8.0/10

Super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane, Laurence Fishburne, Anjelica Huston
Directed by: Chad Stahelski
Release date: 2019-05-15
2.

Triple Frontier

5.2
6.5/10

Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South American drug lord.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, Pedro Pascal
Directed by: J. C. Chandor
Release date: 2019-03-06
3.

Murder Mystery

5.1
6.1/10

After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop and his wife become prime suspects when he's murdered.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Luke Evans, Gemma Arterton, Dany Boon
Directed by: Kyle Newacheck
Release date: 2019-06-14
4.

Dragged Across Concrete

5.0
7.1/10

Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, Tory Kittles, Michael Jai White, Jennifer Carpenter
Directed by: S. Craig Zahler
Release date: 2019-02-21
5.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

5.0
6.7/10

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

Starring: Zac Efron, Lily Collins, Kaya Scodelario, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan
Directed by: Joe Berlinger
Release date: 2019-05-02
6.

The Highwaymen

4.9
7.0/10

In 1934, Frank Hamer and Manny Gault, two former Texas Rangers, are commissioned to put an end to the wave of vicious crimes perpetrated by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, a notorious duo of infamous robbers and cold-blooded killers who nevertheless are worshiped by the public.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson, Kathy Bates, John Carroll Lynch, Thomas Mann
Directed by: John Lee Hancock
Release date: 2019-03-15
7.

Polar

4.5
6.3/10

When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick, Fei Ren, Ruby O. Fee
Directed by: Jonas Åkerlund
Release date: 2019-01-25
8.

Cold Pursuit

4.4
6.2/10

The quiet family life of Nels Coxman, a snowplow driver, is upended after his son's murder. Nels begins a vengeful hunt for Viking, the drug lord he holds responsible for the killing, eliminating Viking's associates one by one. As Nels draws closer to Viking, his actions bring even more unexpected and violent consequences, as he proves that revenge is all in the execution.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Tom Bateman, Tom Jackson, William Forsythe
Directed by: Hans Petter Moland
Release date: 2019-02-07
9.

Once Upon a Time in London

3.7
7.6/10

Billy Hill and Jack 'Spot' Comer were among the most notorious criminals in London up until the 1950s. Dramatising the violent reign of two of London's most notorious gangsters, Billy Hill (Leo Gregory) and Jack 'Spot' Comer (Terry Stone), ONCE UPON A TIME IN LONDON charts the legendary rise and fall of a nationwide criminal empire that lasted until the mid-fifties and which paved the way for the notorious Kray Twins and The Richardsons. This is the story of their rise and fall.

Starring: Holly Earl, Dominic Keating, Leo Gregory, Geoff Bell, Terry Stone
Directed by: Simon Rumley
Release date: 2019-04-19
10.

Stockholm

3.3
6.3/10

Based on the extraordinary true story of the European city’s 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis that was documented in the 1974 New Yorker article “The Bank Drama” by Daniel Lang. The events grasped the world’s attention when the hostages bonded with their captors and turned against the authorities, giving rise to the psychological phenomenon known as “Stockholm Syndrome.”

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace, Mark Strong, Christopher Heyerdahl, Bea Santos
Directed by: Robert Budreau
Release date: 2019-04-12
11.

A Young Man With High Potential

3.2
5.8/10

Piet, who is studying computer science, is as inexperienced sexually as he is intelligent. When he notices that his feelings for Klara, a fellow student, are not really reciprocal, he is deeply hurt. After trying out sleeping pills on himself, he drugs Klara, with unexpected consequences.

Starring: Adam Ild Rohweder, Paulina Ga??zka, Amanda Plummer, Pit Bukowski, Vania Bajdarova
Directed by: Linus de Paoli
Release date: 2019-03-07
12.

El Chicano

3.1
5.7/10

A pair of twin brothers from East L.A. choose to live their lives differently and end up on opposite sides of the law.

Starring: Raúl Castillo, George Lopez, Aimee Garcia, Marlene Forte, Marco Rodríguez
Directed by: Ben Hernandez Bray
Release date: 2019-05-03
13.

Crypto

2.9
5.8/10

A young agent is tasked with investigating a tangled web of corruption and fraud in New York.

Starring: Beau Knapp, Alexis Bledel, Luke Hemsworth, Kurt Russell, Jeremie Harris
Directed by: John Stalberg Jr.
Release date: 2019-04-12
14.

City of Lies

2.8
6.6/10

Los Angeles Police Department detective Russell Poole has spent years trying to solve his biggest case -- the murders of The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur -- but after two decades, the investigation remains open. Jack Jackson, a reporter desperate to save his reputation and career, is determined to find out why. In search of the truth, the two team up and unravel a growing web of institutional corruption and lies.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Forest Whitaker, Toby Huss, Dayton Callie, Neil Brown Jr.
Directed by: Brad Furman
Release date: 2019-01-10
15.

Out of Blue

2.6
4.9/10

The hunt for a killer draws a detective into an even larger mystery: the nature of the universe itself. Mike Hoolihan is an unconventional New Orleans cop investigating the murder of renowned astrophysicist Jennifer Rockwell, a black hole expert found shot to death in her observatory. As Mike tumbles down the rabbit hole of the disturbing, labyrinthine case, she finds herself grappling with increasingly existential questions of quantum mechanics, parallel universes, and exploding stars - cosmic secrets that may hold the key to unraveling the crime, while throwing into doubt her very understanding of reality. Awash in dreamlike, neo-noir atmosphere, this one-of-a-kind thriller is both a tantalizing whodunnit and a rich, metaphysical mind-bender.

Starring: Patricia Clarkson, Toby Jones, Mamie Gummer, Aaron Tveit, James Caan
Directed by: Carol Morley
Release date: 2019-03-22
16.

Donnybrook

2.6
5.7/10

An ex-marine who struggles to provide for his family and a violent drug dealer with an undefeated fighting record are determined to compete in the Donnybrook, a legendary, bare-knuckle brawl with a cash prize of $100,000.

Starring: Frank Grillo, Jamie Bell, Margaret Qualley, James Badge Dale, Chris Browning
Directed by: Tim Sutton
Release date: 2019-02-15
17.

The Poison Rose

2.4
4.4/10

A down-on-his-luck PI is hired by his old flame to investigate a murder. But while the case at first appears routine, it slowly reveals itself to be a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects and dead bodies.

Starring: John Travolta, Morgan Freeman, Famke Janssen, Robert Patrick, Peter Stormare
Directed by: George Gallo
Release date: 2019-05-23
18.

Charlie Says

2.3
5.6/10

Three young women were sentenced to death in the infamous Manson murder case, but when the death penalty was lifted, their sentence became life imprisonment. One young graduate student was sent in to teach them - and through her we witness their transformations as they face the reality of their horrific crimes.

Starring: Hannah Murray, Sosie Bacon, Marianne Rendón, Merritt Wever, Matt Smith
Directed by: Mary Harron
Release date: 2019-05-10
19.

Backdraft 2

2.3
4.8/10

Years after the original Backdraft, Sean, son of the late Steve "Bull" McCaffrey, is assigned to investigate a deadly fire only to realize it is something much more sinister.

Starring: Joe Anderson, Alisha Bailey, Jessamine-Bliss Bell, William Baldwin, Donald Sutherland
Directed by: Gonzalo López-Gallego
Release date: 2019-05-14
20.

Victoria Gotti: My Father's Daughter

2.3
5.6/10

A revealing look at the life of Victoria Gotti, the daughter of notorious mob boss John Gotti.

Starring: Chelsea Frei, Victoria Gotti, Maurice Benard, Micaela Nyland
Directed by: Catherine Cyran
Release date: 2019-02-09

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