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.
Carol Reed, 1949
'I never knew the old Vienna before the war...', so begins the narration to The T...
Thorold Dickinson, 1940
Based on Patrick Hamilton's celebrated stage play, Gaslight is one of the great British thrillers...
Otto Preminger, 1965
This classic psychological thriller from Otto Preminger stars Carol Lynley as Ann Lake, a single ...
Cy Endfield, 1955
In Colonel March Investigates, horror maestro Boris Karloff, sporting black eye p...
Ralph Richardson, 1952
1952 suspense feature Home at Seven saw Ralph Richardson heading an outstanding cast, as well as ...
Alexander Mackendrick, 1955
Probably the most well known of the Ealing studio productions, The Ladykillers is a black comedy ...
John Ford, 1938
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate i...
John Gilling, 1950
From Hammer director John Gilling, No Trace is a complex murder mystery that stars Hugh Sinclair,...
John Michael McDonagh, 2013
A darkly comic Irish thriller, Calvary stars Brendan Gleeson as Father James, the local clergyman...
The definitive collection of 14 restored Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes films. Fe...
Samuel Fuller, 1955
A tough gang of American ex-GIs headed by Sandy Dawson (Robert Ryan) are responsible for robbing ...
Richard Bird, 1938
Adapted from a play by Edgar Wallace, one of the 20th centuryís most successful and prolific crim...