50 Best Crime Movies on Netflix Japan

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Last updated: 2019-05-25

Love watching crime movies, look no further. Here's the list of 50 best crime movies on Netflix Japan right now from classic noirs to high-stakes capers and thrilling modern dramas.

Spotlight


Spotlight 2015

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2016-06-22

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Tom McCarthy

A team of reporters and editors at the Boston Globe relentlessly investigate a shocking child molestation cover-up by the Catholic Church.

Actor(s):   Billy Crudup, Brian d'Arcy James, Jamey Sheridan, John Slattery, Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Paul Guilfoyle, Rachel McAdams, Stanley Tucci

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Hell or High Water


Hell or High Water 2016

Genre:   Action, Crime, Western

Available From:   2016-11-18

Year:   2016

Director(s):   David Mackenzie

In a desperate bid to save their family ranch, two brothers stage a series of clever bank robberies with a pair of Texas Rangers in hot pursuit.

Actor(s):   Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Dale Dickey, Gil Birmingham, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Rankin, Marin Ireland, William Sterchi

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Sicario


Sicario 2015

Genre:   Action, Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2016-04-22

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Denis Villeneuve

An FBI agent takes part in an undercover operation targeting a Mexican drug lord, but her ethics are challenged when the sting crosses the line.

Actor(s):   Benicio Del Toro, Bernardo Saracino, Daniel Kaluuya, Emily Blunt, Jeffrey Donovan, Jon Bernthal, Josh Brolin, Julio Cedillo, Raoul Trujillo, Victor Garber

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Gone Girl


Gone Girl 2014

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2015-06-02

Year:   2014

Director(s):   David Fincher

His marriage crumbling, Nick comes home one day to find his wife has vanished. And as the police turn up the heat, shocking truths come to light.

Actor(s):   Ben Affleck, Boyd Holbrook, Carrie Coon, Casey Wilson, David Clennon, Emily Ratajkowski, Kim Dickens, Lisa Banes, Lola Kirke, Missi Pyle, Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Fugit, Rosamund Pike, Sela Ward, Tyler Perry

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Nightcrawler


Nightcrawler 2014

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Dan Gilroy

A young hustler gets sucked into the sordid but lucrative business of trolling the streets of Los Angeles to film fires, car crashes and murder.

Actor(s):   Ann Cusack, Bill Paxton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kevin Rahm, Marco Rodriguez, Michael Hyatt, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed

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Game Night


Game Night 2018

Genre:   Comedy, Crime

Available From:   2018-12-25

Year:   2018

Director(s):   John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein

Max and Annie's weekly game night with friends takes a twisted turn when his hotshot brother hosts a murder-mystery party that becomes all too real.

Actor(s):   Billy Magnussen, Chelsea Peretti, Danny Huston, Jason Bateman, Jeffrey Wright, Jesse Plemons, Kyle Chandler, Kylie Bunbury, Lamorne Morris, Michael C. Hall, Rachel McAdams, Sharon Horgan

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John Wick: Chapter Two


John Wick: Chapter Two 2017

Genre:   Action, Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2018-02-16

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Chad Stahelski

Forced to honor a debt from his past life, John Wick assassinates a target he has no wish to kill, then faces betrayal at the hands of his sponsor.

Actor(s):   Bridget Moynahan, Claudia Gerini, Common, Franco Nero, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, Keanu Reeves, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Peter Stormare, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ruby Rose, Thomas Sadoski, Tobias Segal

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Prisoners


Prisoners 2013

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Aaron Guzikowski

When his 6-year-old daughter is abducted and the investigation stalls, carpenter Keller Dover tracks down the culprit himself.

Actor(s):   Dylan Minnette, Erin Gerasimovich, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, Zoë Soul

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American Hustle


American Hustle 2013

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-10-20

Year:   2013

Director(s):   David O. Russell

In this fictionalization of a true story, a con man and his lover assist an eccentric FBI agent in exposing corruption in Congress in the early 1980s.

Actor(s):   Alessandro Nivola, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Jack Huston, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner, Louis C.K., Michael Pena, Shea Whigham

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The Dark Knight


The Dark Knight 2008

Genre:   Action, Crime, Fantasy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2008

Director(s):   Christopher Nolan

As Batman, Lt. Gordon and the district attorney continue to dismantle Gotham's criminal underground, a new villain threatens to undo their good work.

Actor(s):   Aaron Eckhart, Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Heath Ledger, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Morgan Freeman

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