The 10 best time crimes movies are those crime movies set in a certain era which we will watch over and over again even though we already know the outcome. For some inspiration on what to watch tonight, here are some of the best time crime movies ever made.

"The Godfather" 

This movie is set in the mid 1940s, and the saga spans from 1945 to 1955. Anyone who has ever seen this mob crime movie understands why, under the direction of Francis Ford Coppola, it won an Academy Award.

"L.A. Confidential" 

This is one of the best movies to show the other side of life with some police officers in Los Angeles.

"Pulp Fiction"

Created in 1994, this Quentin Tarantino movie has big stars such as Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta. It is a movie with some of the best memorable quotes.

"The Departed" 

Filled with a top notch crew of actors such as Mark Wahlberg and Leonardo DiCarpio, this is one of the best "who's-who" crime movies ever made.

"Shawshank Redemption" 

The Shawshank Redemption delivers brilliant performances by Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins. Innocent or no, the characters in this movie make you love and hate them.


This Martin Scorsese directed movie is a well known story about a Jewish man employed by the Mob to operate a casino.


One of the best crime movies ever. It stars Al Pacino and depicts life in the battle of the drug industry in Miami, Florida.


Director Martin Scorsese is quite known for his award winning films and this gangster movie does not disappoint.

"White Heat" 

This train robbery movie is one of the best performances ever by James Cagney. There is also a song created by Madonna with the same name and inspired by the movie.

"Reservoir Dogs" 

The debut film of director Quentin Tarantino. As one of the times crimes movies, it shows what can go wrong when strangers work together and a plot to steal diamonds goes awry.

-Christina Hoff