Top Detective Thriller Movies
The Imitation Game (2014)
Dir: Morten Tyldum
Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Gone Girl (2014)
Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris
With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent.
Bad Boys (1995)
Dir: Michael Bay
Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Lisa Boyle
Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin.
Inside Man (2006)
Dir: Spike Lee
Stars: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster
A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal’s brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
Dir: Dominic Sena
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi
A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal 50 cars with his crew in one night to save his brother’s life.
The Order (2003)
Dir: Brian Helgeland
Stars: Heath Ledger, Mark Addy, Shannyn Sossamon
A young priest is sent to Rome to investigate the troubling death of the head of his order.
Dir: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan
A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.