2009 Crime Movies

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Sherlock Holmes

  • 70%
  • PG-13
  • 128 min
  • Action

In a dynamic new portrayal of Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous characters, "Sherlock Holmes" sends Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson on their latest challenge. Revealing fighting skills as lethal as his legendary intellect, Holmes will battle as never before to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy the country.

Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

Law Abiding Citizen

  • 25%
  • R
  • 108 min
  • Crime

"Law Abiding Citizen" follows a successful assistant D.A. (Butler) who finds himself at the center of a vigilante plot hatched by a traumatized victim of the legal system (Foxx). Foxx's character is devastated to learn that, because of a plea bargain, one of his wife and daughter's murderers will be set free. So he unleashes revenge on the killers and those who made the deal.

Fast & Furious (2009)

Fast & Furious

  • 27%
  • PG-13
  • 99 min
  • Action

Vin Diesel and Paul Walker reteam for the ultimate chapter of the franchise built on speed— "Fast & Furious." Heading back to the streets where it all began, they rejoin Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster to blast muscle, tuner and exotic cars across Los Angeles and floor through the Mexican desert in the new high-octane action-thriller.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

  • 86%
  • R
  • 152 min
  • Crime

Adapted from the first part of Stieg Larsson's "Millenium Series" involving the publisher of a magazine hired by the CEO of a company to solve the mysterious disappearance of his 16-year-old niece forty years earlier with the help of a young computer hacker who had been suffering from sexual abuse by her guardian. (Note: This is the Swedish adaptation of the film; Sony is planning an English language remake written by Steve Zallian as well.)

Public Enemies (2009)

Public Enemies

  • 68%
  • R
  • 143 min
  • Biography

In the action-thriller "Public Enemies," acclaimed filmmaker Michael Mann directs Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard in the story of legendary Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger (Depp)—the charismatic bank robber whose lightning raids made him the number one target of J. Edgar Hoover’s fledgling FBI and its top agent, Melvin Purvis (Bale), and a folk hero to much of the downtrodden public.

The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

The Secret in Their Eyes

    • R
    • 127 min
    • Drama

    Benjamin, a retired court employee, decides to write a book about an old rape/murder case that he believes wasn't properly solved. He becomes determined to find the real culprit and reopen the case - a complicated and thrilling quest that director Juan Jose Campanella depicts with a style that effortlessly juggles romance, comedy, suspense and political commentary. Reception following in the Egyptian courtyard.

    Middle Men (2009)

    Middle Men

    • 40%
    • R
    • 105 min
    • Comedy

    In 1995, everyone had a VCR, music was sold in record stores, and the world-wide-web was a new found discovery. Businessman Jack Harris (Luke Wilson) had the perfect life - a beautiful family and a successful career fixing problem companies. Then he met Wayne Beering (Giovanni Ribisi) and Buck Dolby (Gabriel Macht), two genius but troubled men, who had invented the way adult entertainment is sold over the internet. When Jack agrees to help steer their business, he soon finds himself caught...

    Killer Bean Forever (2009)

    Killer Bean Forever

      • Unrated
      • 85 min
      • Animation

      Killer Bean is sent on a mission in Beantown, but when he attacks one of the mafia boss Cappuccino's warehouse, he may be both police with detective Cromwell at the shit and the mafia behind.

      The Last House on the Left (2009)

      The Last House on the Left

      • 42%
      • R
      • 85 min
      • Crime

      Masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit their landmark film that launched Craven’s directing career and influenced decades of horror films to follow: "The Last House on the Left." Bringing one of the most notorious thrillers of all time to a new generation, they produce the story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who harmed their child.

      Observe and Report (2009)

      Observe and Report

      • 50%
      • R
      • 106 min
      • Comedy

      Bi-polar mall security guard Ronnie Barnhardt is called into action to stop a flasher from turning shopper's paradise into his personal peep show. But when Barnhardt can't bring the culprit to justice, a surly police detective, is recruited to close the case.

      Mother (2009)

      Mother

        • R
        • 128 min
        • Crime

        Hye-ja is a single mom to 27-year-old Do-joon. Her son is her raison d’être. Though an

        adult in years, Do-joon is naïve and dependent on his mother, and a constant source of anxiety, often behaving in ways that are foolish or simply dangerous. Walking home alone one night down a nearly empty city street, he encounters a young girl who he follows for a while before she disappears into a dark alley. The next morning, she is found dead in an abandoned building and Do-joon is accused of her...

        Ninja Assassin (2009)

        Ninja Assassin

        • 26%
        • R
        • 99 min
        • Action

        Raizo (Rain) is one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the merciless execution of his friend by the Clan, Raizo breaks free from them...and vanishes. Now he waits, preparing to exact his revenge. In Berlin, Europol agent Mika Coretti (Naomie Harris) has stumbled upon a money trail linking several political murders to an...

        The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)

        The Girl Who Played with Fire

          • R
          • 129 min
          • Crime

          Two journalists on the verge of exposing their story in Millennium about an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden are brutally murdered. Lisbeth Salander's prints are on the weapon.

          Mikael Blomkvist, alone in his belief in Salander's innocence, plunges into an investigation of the slayings which will implicate highly placed members of Swedish society, business and government. Knowing Salander to be fierce when fearful, he is desperate to get to her before she is...

          In the Electric Mist (2009)

          In the Electric Mist

          • 60%
          • R
          • 117 min
          • Crime

          Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones leads an all-star cast in this psychological thriller based on the bestselling novel by James Lee Burke. While on an investigation into a series of grisly murders, veteran detective Dave Robicheaux (Jones) navigates his way through the Louisiana bayou and the dark, sultry world of New Orleans mobster "Baby Feet" Balboni (John Goodman). Layers of corruption and long-dead secrets reawaken grudges and a lethal alliance A tangled web of killings, past and...

          Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)

          Paul Blart: Mall Cop

          • 33%
          • PG
          • 87 min
          • Action

          In Columbia Pictures' comedy "Paul Blart: Mall Cop", Kevin James stars as the title character, a single, suburban dad, trying to make ends meet as a security officer at a New Jersey mall. Though no one else takes his job seriously, Paul considers himself on the front lines of safety. When a heist shuts down the megaplex, Jersey's most formidable mall cop will have to become a real cop to save the day.

          Crank High Voltage (2009)

          Crank High Voltage

            • R
            • 85 min
            • Action

            In this high-octane sequel, hitman Chev Chelios' (Statham) launches himself on an electrifying chase through Los Angeles in pursuit of the Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart. "Crank: High Voltage" is written and directed by Neveldine/Taylor, the duo behind the 2006 hit film "Crank," and the upcoming "Game" starring Gerard Butler.

            The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)

            The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

            • 51%
            • R
            • 121 min
            • Action

            In "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3," Denzel Washington stars as New York City subway dispatcher Walter Garber, whose ordinary day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. John Travolta stars as Ryder, the criminal mastermind who, as leader of a highly-armed gang of four, threatens to execute the train's passengers unless a large ransom is paid within one hour. As the tension mounts beneath his feet, Garber employs his vast knowledge of the subway system in a...

            The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)

            The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

            • 53%
            • R
            • 148 min
            • Drama

            In this last installment, Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist), she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority who have...

            Brooklyn's Finest (2009)

            Brooklyn's Finest

            • 43%
            • R
            • 140 min
            • Crime

            Three unconnected Brooklyn cops wind up at the same deadly location after enduring vastly different career paths.

            The Collector (2009)

            The Collector

            • 31%
            • R
            • 88 min
            • Crime

            Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.