You might have seen hundreds of thriller movies. But watching one crime-thriller movie can be full of conflicts, tension, and unexpected twists. There are dozens of crime and thriller movies available on the internet, but here, we listed only the top crime thriller movies of all time.
A crime-thriller movie is basically a combination of both the crime genre and thriller genre. Once you start watching any of the movies listed below, you’ll definitely get stuck to one and may finish it without giving a break. Apart from it, these crime thriller movies have also got positive IMDb ratings on the internet.
When we browsed the internet, we found hundreds of movies. Among all of them, we filtered the top 10 crime thriller movies. The top three of them are Joker, Nightcrawler, and The Outsider.
When you go through the full article, you’ll be able to know more about these movies such as their IMDb rating, release date, etc.
10 Best Crime-Thriller Movies of All Time
We have listed the names of movies in decreasing order according to the IMDb rating each movie has been given.
Joker – 8.4 IMDb
Joker is one of the best crime thriller movies of all time. It has been directed and produced by Todd Phillips. This is an American psychological thriller movie based on the DC comics characters. The lead role(Joker) in this film has been played by Joaquin Phoenix. Talking about the length, the run time of the Joker movie is 122 minutes.
Knives Out – 7.9 IMDb
Directed and Written by Ram Bergman and Johnson, Knives Out is a 2019 mystery film. This movie features a starring cast including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, and Katherine Langford. The estimated budget of Knives out was $40 million but it crossed $300 million box office collection.
Nightcrawler – 7.8 IMDb
Nightcrawler is also an American thriller film directed by Dan Gilroy. It features Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, and Bill Paxton. This movie has been distributed by Open Road Films. The total budget of Nightcrawler was $8.5 million but its box office collection was more than $50 Million.
EI Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie – 7.1 IMDb
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is one of the best crime thriller movies. It is a 2019 American movie directed by Vince Gilligan and produced by Aaron Paul. This movie serves as a sequel to the Breaking Bad television series. The movie has been distributed by Netflix and its total running time is 122 minutes.
Bad Times At The EI Royale – 7.1 IMDb
This movie has been written, directed, and produced by Drew Goddard and distributed by the 20th-century fox. It was released in the United States on October 12, 2018, and in Chinese theatres, its release date was October 22, 2018. The movie is available in the English language and it has a total run time of 144 minutes.
The Devil All The Time – 7.1 IMDb
It is a 2020 American film based on the novel of the same name by Donald Ray Pollock. This movie has been directed by Antonio Campos and produced by Jake Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker. You can easily find this movie on Netflix. The total run time of “The Devil All The Time” is 139 minutes. This movie is officially available only in the English language.
The Chase – 6.6 IMDb
Released in 2017, The Chase is one of the best crime thriller movies of all time, based on the Aridong Last Cowboy webtoon. It is directed by Kim Hong-Seon and produced by Hwang Sung-Gil. The lead role in this film has been played by Yoo Kap-Jeol. The total run time of this movie is 110 minutes. Talking about the revenue, The Chase movie crossed $1.4 million box office collection.
Triple 9 – 6.3 IMDb
Basically, Triple 9(in the movie) is a police code for “officer down”. This movie was officially distributed by Open Road Films in 2016 in the United States. Triple 9 features Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Anthony Mackie. The total run time of this movie is 116 minutes.
Time To Hunt – 6.3 IMDb
This is a South Korean film that has been directed by Yoon Sung-Huyn. Time To Hunt was officially released by Netflix on 23 April 2020. In the beginning, the movie may not seem very interesting, but the second part is really exciting and is filled with suspense and unexpected twists. The total run time of this movie is 134 minutes.
Terminal – 5.4 IMDb
The terminal is a 2018 crime thriller movie directed by Vaughn Stein. There are nine producers of this film. Some of those include David Barron, Molly Hassell, Arianne Fraser, Margot Robbie, and Tom Ackerley. The terminal movie features Margot Robbie and Simon Pegg. Its run time is 95 minutes.
Among all of these movies, I found Joker and The Chase as the best crime thriller movies of all time. Which crime thriller movie you like? Do tell us in the comment section.
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What is the best crime thriller on Netflix?
The best crime thriller on Netflix are Double Jeopardy, Nightcrawler, Sweetheart, See You Yesterday, and The Killing of a Sacred Deer.
What’s a good thriller to watch?
1. The Revenant
2. Slender Man
3. The Girl On The Train
4. House At The End Of The Street