A crime film is a type of film focusing on the lives of criminals. The stylistic approach ranges from grittily realistic portrayals of real-life criminal figures (crime drama) to the far-fetched evil doings of imaginary arch-villains (master criminal films.) Criminal acts are almost always glorified in these movies.
At one point in Fisher Stevens' charming comedy Stand Up Guys, professional thief Doc (Christopher Walken) looks on with amusement at the familiar sight of his old partners in crime -- tough guy Val (Al Pacino) and ace … More~ Perry Seibert
Ray Winstone ignites the screen as Jack Regan in The Sweeney, a contemporary take on the hard-as-nails UK cop show (and later two spin-off films) known for their biting dialogue and groovy scores cribbed from the best … More~ Jeremy Wheeler