50 Best Crime Movies on Netflix New Zealand

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Last updated: 2019-07-18

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

Spotlight


Spotlight 2015
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   93/100

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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The Wolf of Wall Street


The Wolf of Wall Street 2013
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   75/100

Genre:   Biography, Comedy, Crime

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese's high-rolling Wall Street drama is based on the memoirs of stockbroker Jordan Belfort, whose giddy career ended in federal prison.

Actor(s):   Jean Dujardin, Joanna Lumley, Jon Bernthal, Jon Favreau, Jonah Hill, Kyle Chandler, Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Rob Reiner

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John Wick: Chapter Two


John Wick: Chapter Two 2017
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   75/100

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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The Dark Knight


The Dark Knight 2008
IMDb:   9/10

Metacritic:   84/100

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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Good Time


Good Time 2017
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   80/100

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2018-01-11

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie

After spearheading an ill-fated bank robbery, a man must get his mentally challenged younger brother out of jail while eluding his own capture.

Actor(s):   Barkhad Abdi, Ben Safdie, Benny Safdie, Buddy Duress, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Necro, Peter Verby, Robert Pattinson, Taliah Webster

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I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore


I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore 2017
IMDb:   7/10

Metacritic:   75/100

Genre:   Comedy, Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-02-24

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Macon Blair

A timid nursing assistant gets a new lease on life when she and a neighborhood loner track down the degenerates who broke into her house.

Actor(s):   Chris Doubek, Christine Woods, David Yow, Devon Graye, Elijah Wood, Gary Anthony Williams, Jane Levy, Jared Roylance, Marilyn Faith Hickey, Melanie Lynskey, Robert Longstreet

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John Wick


John Wick 2014
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   68/100

Genre:   Action, Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2015-10-20

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Chad Stahelski, David Leitch

When a gangster's son steals his car and kills his dog, fearless ex-hit man John Wick takes on the entire mob to get his revenge.

Actor(s):   Alfie Allen, Bridget Moynahan, Dean Winters, Ian McShane, Jason Isaacs, Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Omer Barnea, Willem Dafoe

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American Made


American Made 2017
IMDb:   7.2/10

Metacritic:   65/100

Genre:   Action, Comedy, Crime

Available From:   2019-03-24

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Doug Liman

A drug-running airline pilot turns informant, then uses his connections inside the government to start secretly smuggling cocaine for Pablo Escobar.

Actor(s):   Alejandro Edda, Benito Martinez, Caleb Landry Jones, Domhnall Gleeson, Jayma Mays, Jed Rees, Jesse Plemons, Lola Kirke, Sarah Wright, Tom Cruise

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The Departed


The Departed 2006
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   85/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2006

Director(s):   Martin Scorsese

To take down Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own men to infiltrate it, not realizing the syndicate has done the same thing.

Actor(s):   Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Matt Damon

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1922


1922 2017
IMDb:   7.3/10

Metacritic:   74/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-10-20

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Zak Hilditch

A simple yet proud rancher in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.

Actor(s):   Bob Frazer, Brian d'Arcy James, Dylan Schmid, Kaitlyn Bernard, Molly Parker, Neal McDonough, Thomas Jane

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