From big-budget Hollywood capers to indie gems that are the real hidden heroes, let’s look at what this year’s crime flicks have to offer.
Hold onto your popcorn, fellow crime movie fanatics, because 2023 is serving up a tantalizing smorgasbord of cinematic criminality! From big-budget Hollywood capers to indie gems that are the real hidden heroes, this year’s crime flicks are ready to steal everyone’s heart and keep them guessing.
See the Best Crime Movies released in 2023 So Far
1. Luther: The Fallen Sun (2023)
Brilliant but disgraced detective John Luther breaks out of prison to hunt down a sadistic serial killer who is terrorising London.
>> Luther: The Fallen Sun
2. The Equalizer 3 (2023)
Robert McCall finds himself at home in Southern Italy but he discovers his friends are under the control of local crime bosses. As events turn deadly, McCall knows what he has to do: become his friends’ protector by taking on the mafia.
3. Sound of Freedom (2023)
The incredible true story of a former government agent turned vigilante who embarks on a dangerous mission to rescue hundreds of children from traffickers.
4. Boston Strangler (2023)
Loretta McLaughlin was the reporter who first connected the murders and broke the story of the Boston Strangler. She and Jean Cole challenged the sexism of the early 1960s to report on the city’s most notorious serial killer.
>> Boston Strangler
5. A Thousand and One (2023)
After unapologetic and fiercely loyal Inez kidnaps her son Terry from the foster care system, mother and son set out to reclaim their sense of home, identity, and stability, in a rapidly changing New York City.
>> A Thousand and One
6. Inside Man (2023)
Based on true events, a disgraced police detective seeking redemption by going undercover to expose a violent crime syndicate.
>> Inside Man
7. Reptile (2023)
Tom Nichols is a hardened New England detective, unflinching in his pursuit of a case where nothing is as it seems and it begins to dismantle the illusions in his own life.
8. Retribution (2023)
A bank executive receives a bomb threat while driving his children to school that his car will explode if they stop and get out
9. Jaane Jaan (Suspect X) (2023) (Hindi)
A single mother and her daughter who commit a crime and a neighbor who helps them cover it up amidst a police investigation.
>> Jaane Jaan (Suspect X)
10. To Catch a Killer (2023)
Baltimore. New Year’s Eve. A talented but troubled police officer (Shailene Woodley) is recruited by the FBI’s chief investigator (Ben Mendelsohn) to help profile and track down a disturbed individual terrorizing the city.
>> To Catch a Killer