Crime has certainly proven a rich dramatic vein for film. The conflict that arises from breaking the law is perhaps the perfect basis for a cinematic journey and from favourite super sleuths like Sherlock to sinister and seedy film noirs, there's much lawless entertainment to be had in our Crime section.
Dario Argento, 1970
Dario Argento made his directorial debut with The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, ...
Paolo Sorrentino, 2001-13
Five films from the Italian director: The Great Beauty (2013), Il Divo (2008), Th...
Carol Reed, 1949
'I never knew the old Vienna before the war...', so begins the narration to The Third Man, one of...
Ken Annakin, 1950
One of the '75 Most Wanted' films listed by the British Film Institute as 'Missing, believed lost...
Cy Endfield, 1955
In Colonel March Investigates, horror maestro Boris Karloff, sporting black eye p...
Basil Dearden, 1955
A 1950s British film drama, The Ship That Died of Shame is based on the novel by ...
Ralph Richardson, 1952
1952 suspense feature Home at Seven saw Ralph Richardson heading an outstanding cast, as well as ...
Otto Preminger, 1944
One of the indisputable classics of film noir, Laura is a delicious murder mystery with a superb,...
Jules Dassin, 1955
Jules Dassin's classic French film noir, acknowledged as the inspiration for many modern-day crim...
John Ford, 1938
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate i...
Robert Mulligan, 1962
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird is a story of prej...
Sergio Leone, 1984
Sergio Leone's powerful gangster epic, Once Upon a ...