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.
John Michael McDonagh, 2013
A darkly comic Irish thriller, Calvary stars Brendan Gleeson as Father James, the local clergyman...
Montgomery Tully, 1957
Roland Culver plays a psychiatrist with deadly intentions in this 1957 crime thriller - a classic...
Alexander Mackendrick, 1955
Probably the most well known of the Ealing studio productions, The Ladykillers is...
Francesco Rosi, 1962
Salvatore Giuliano can be seen as a Citizen Kane-like portrait of a man by those who knew him but...
Clio Barnard, 2013
Inspired by Oscar Wilde’s story of the same name, The Selfish Giant is a contemporary fable about...
Ralph Richardson, 1952
1952 suspense feature Home at Seven saw Ralph Richardson heading an outstanding cast, as well as ...
Herbert Wilcox, 1958
A compelling courtroom thriller from 1958, The Man Who Wouldn't Talk was helmed b...
Maclean Rogers, 1950
John Bentley and Dinah Sheridan star in thie third of the Paul Temple films, based on the story, ...
John Ford, 1938
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate i...
Carol Reed, 1949
'I never knew the old Vienna before the war...', so begins the narration to The T...
Otto Preminger, 1944
One of the indisputable classics of film noir, Laura is a delicious murder mystery with a superb,...
Robert Wise, 1947
Sam Wild (Lawrence Tierney) is a real lady-killer. He's irresistible to women - but has a murdero...