Best Crime Movies of 2006

1.

The Departed

7.0
8.5/10 IMDB

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Anthony Anderson, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Corrigan ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2006-10-05
2.

Lucky Number Slevin

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Michael Rubenfeld, Peter Outerbridge, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Chamberlin, Dorian Missick ..
Directed by: Paul McGuigan
Release date: 2006-02-24
3.

Inside Man

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

When an armed, masked gang enter a Manhattan bank, lock the doors and take hostages, the detective assigned to effect their release enters negotiations preoccupied with corruption charges he is facing.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer, Willem Dafoe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kim Director, James Ransone, Carlos Andrés Gómez, Bernie Rachelle ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 2006-03-17
4.

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Simon Chandler, David Calder, Richard Felix, Birgit Minichmayr, Sian Thomas, Michael Smiley, Alvaro Roque, Franck Lefeuvre, Sam Douglas ..
Directed by: Tom Tykwer
Release date: 2006-09-13
5.

This Is England

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends, even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.

Starring: Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim, Vicky McClure, Joseph Gilgun, Perry Benson, Andrew Ellis, Jack O'Connell, Rosamund Hanson ..
Directed by: Shane Meadows
Release date: 2006-09-12
6.

Crank

5.5
6.9/10 IMDB

Chev Chelios, a hit man wanting to go straight, lets his latest target slip away, then he awakes the next morning to a phone call that informs him he has been poisoned and has only an hour to live unless he keeps adrenaline coursing through his body while he searches for an antidote.

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, José Pablo Cantillo, Efren Ramirez, Dwight Yoakam, Carlos Sanz, Reno Wilson, Edi Gathegi, Glenn Howerton, Jay Xcala ..
Directed by: Brian Taylor, Mark Neveldine
Release date: 2006-08-31
7.

Step Up

5.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington, Mario, Drew Sidora, Rachel Griffiths, Josh Henderson, Tim Lacatena, Alyson Stoner ..
Directed by: Anne Fletcher
Release date: 2006-08-11
8.

Smokin' Aces

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Ray Liotta, Joseph Ruskin, Alex Rocco, Wayne Newton, Jeremy Piven, Ben Affleck, Martin Henderson, Common, Christopher Michael Holley ..
Directed by: Joe Carnahan
Release date: 2006-12-09
9.

16 Blocks

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

An aging cop is assigned the ordinary task of escorting a fast-talking witness from police custody to a courthouse, but they find themselves running the gauntlet as other forces try to prevent them from getting there.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Yasiin Bey, David Morse, Jenna Stern, David Zayas, Casey Sander, Cylk Cozart, Robert Racki, Patrick Garrow, Sasha Roiz ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 2006-03-01
10.

United 93

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Starring: J.J. Johnson, Polly Adams, Trish Gates, Nancy McDoniel, Opal Alladin, Gary Commock, Starla Benford, Susan Blommaert, David Alan Basche, Richard Bekins ..
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Release date: 2006-04-28

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