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.
Most movies that deal with drug dealing, violent retribution, and organized crime in a major American city try to achieve a sense of gritty realism, and for the most part that's what director Sheldon Candis is shooting … More~ Rovi
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