22 Bullets (French: L'immortel, "the immortal") is a French film directed by Richard Berry. Filming began on 23 February 2009 in Marseille, in Avignon in early April 2009, and continued for 8 weeks in Paris.
A Cat in Paris (Une vie de chat) is a 2010 French animated adventure/crime film by the French animation studio Folimage, telling the story of a young Parisian girl whose cat leads her to unravel a thrilling mystery over the course of a single evening. The film was directed by Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli.
A Company Man (Hangul: 회사원; RR: Hoi-sa-won) is a 2012 South Korean action thriller film, starring So Ji-sub, Lee Mi-yeon, Kwak Do-won and Kim Dong-jun. It is about a hitman who find himself targeted by his ex-employers after he falls in love with a single mother and quits his job.
A Single Shot is a 2013 crime thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal and written by Matthew F. Jones, based on his own novel of the same name. The film stars Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy, Ted Levine, Kelly Reilly and Jason Isaacs.
A Touch of Sin (Chinese: 天注定; pinyin: Tian zhu ding) is a 2013 Chinese drama film directed by Jia Zhangke (贾樟柯）. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, with Jia winning the award for Best Screenplay. Stars of the film include Zhao Tao, Jia's wife and longtime collaborator.
Aftershock is a 2012 Chilean-American disaster horror film starring Eli Roth. It is directed by Nicolás López and written by López, Roth, and Guillermo Amoedo, from a story by Roth and López.
Alex Cross is a 2012 American crime thriller film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Tyler Perry as the titular character and Matthew Fox as the villain Picasso. The adapted screenplay was written by Marc Moss and Kerry Williamson. This is the third film appearance of the character Alex Cross, the main character in a series of novels by James Patterson. Cross was previously portrayed by Morgan Freeman in Kiss the Girls (1997) and Along Came a Spider (2001). In 2010, Idris Elba was hired to play Cross but he was replaced by Perry. Filming took place in 2011. The film was released on October 19, 2012 in the United States and Canada.
All Things to All Men is a British film written and directed by George Isaac. It stars Gabriel Byrne, Rufus Sewell, Toby Stephens, and Julian Sands. Sewell plays a dirty cop who manipulates both the underworld and police in order to entrap a thief.
American Hustle is a 2013 American crime comedy-drama film directed by David O. Russell, from a screenplay written by Eric Warren Singer and Russell, loosely based on the FBI ABSCAM operation of the late 1970s and early 1980s. It stars Christian Bale and Amy Adams as two con artists who are forced by an FBI agent (Bradley Cooper) to set up an elaborate sting operation on corrupt politicians, including the mayor of Camden, New Jersey, (Jeremy Renner). Jennifer Lawrence plays the unpredictable wife of Bale's character.
Angel of Evil (Italian: Vallanzasca – Gli angeli del male, also known as Vallanzasca - Angels of Evil) is a 2010 crime film directed by Michele Placido. It is based on the biography Il fiore del male. Bandito a Milano of bank robber Renato Vallanzasca, by Italian journalist Carlo Bonini.
Aaranya Kaandam (Tamil: ஆரண்ய காண்டம்; English: Jungle chapter; English title: Anima and Persona) is a 2011 Indian Tamil action film, written and directed by newcomer Thiagarajan Kumararaja. It is supposedly the first neo-noir film in Tamil cinema. The story takes place in a day in the lives of the six protagonists, played by Jackie Shroff, Ravi Krishna, Sampath Raj and newcomers Yasmin Ponnappa, Somasundaram and Master Vasanth. Produced by S. P. B. Charan's Capital Film Works, the film features musical score by Yuvan Shankar Raja and cinematography by P. S. Vinod and editing handled by the duo Praveen K. L. and N. B. Srikanth.
Animal Kingdom is a 2010 Australian crime drama written and directed by David Michôd, and starring Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce, James Frecheville, Luke Ford, Jacki Weaver, and Sullivan Stapleton. David Michôd's script was inspired by the Pettingill family of Melbourne, Australia, who in 1988 saw the acquittal of Trevor Pettingill in the murder of two Victoria police officers. The film received 36 awards and 39 nominations with Weaver receiving multiple awards for her performance, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Appropriate Adult is a 2011 British television film, first shown on ITV in two 90-minute parts on 4 and 11 September 2011. It starred Dominic West, Emily Watson, and Monica Dolan. It is based on the true story of Gloucester serial killer Fred West, and focuses on the events between the Wests' arrests in 1994 and Fred's suicide in Birmingham's Winson Green Prison on New Year's Day 1995.
August 15 is a 2011 Malayalam crime thriller film directed by Shaji Kailas, written by S. N. Swamy, and starring Mammootty. The film is produced by M. Mani and was released on March 24, 2011.
Bernie is a 2011 black comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, and written by Linklater and Skip Hollandsworth. The film stars Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey. It is based on a 1998 Texas Monthly magazine article by Hollandsworth, "Midnight in the Garden of East Texas," that chronicles the 1996 murder of 81-year-old millionaire Marjorie Nugent in Carthage, Texas by her 38-year-old companion, Bernhardt "Bernie" Tiede. Tiede proved so highly regarded in Carthage that, in spite of having confessed to the police, the District Attorney was eventually forced to request a rare prosecutorial change of venue in order to secure a fair trial.
Between the Canals is an Irish crime film written and directed by Mark O'Connor.
Bhavani IPS is a 2011 bilingual, Tamil- and Telugu-language action film directed by G. Kicha and starring Sneha in the titular role as the police officer. The film also has Kota Srinivasa Rao, Sampath and Manoj K. Jayan. Among others in cast are Ilavarasu, Manobala, Rajkapur and Vivek. It is the remake of Vyjayanthi IPS played by Vijayashanti. It was released in Tamil on 11 March 2011.
Bin Bulaye Baraati is a 2011 Bollywood comedy film written by Praful Parekh and M.Salim and directed by Chandrakant Singh. The stars Aftab Shivdasani, Priyanka Kothari, Rajpal Yadav, Om Puri, Sanjai Mishra, Shakti Kapoor and Vijay Raaz in lead roles, with Shweta Tiwari featured in a cameo appearance and Mallika Sherawat and Shweta Bhardwaj appearing in song numbers. The film was released in India on 17 June 2011 and received mixed reviews.
Black Out is a 2012 Dutch crime action comedy film.
Blind (Hangul: 블라인드; RR: Beulraindeu) is a 2011 South Korean crime thriller film directed by Ahn Sang-Hoon and starring Kim Ha-neul and Yoo Seung-ho in the lead roles. Kim received Best Actress honors at the 48th Grand Bell Awards and the 32nd Blue Dragon Film Awards for her performance.
Blind Spot (Luxembourgish: Doudege Wénkel) is a 2012 Luxembourgian crime film directed by Christophe Wagner. The film was selected as the Luxembourgian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.
Brighton Rock is a 2010 British crime film loosely based on Graham Greene's 1938 novel of the same name. Rowan Joffé wrote the screenplay and directed the film, which stars Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough, Andy Serkis, John Hurt, Sean Harris and Helen Mirren.
Bullet to the Head is a 2012 American action film directed by Walter Hill. The screenplay by Alessandro Camon was based on the French graphic novel Du Plomb Dans La Tete written by Matz and illustrated by Colin Wilson. The film stars Sylvester Stallone, Sung Kang, Sarah Shahi, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Christian Slater, and Jason Momoa. Alexandra Milchan, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, and Kevin King-Templeton produced the film.
Bullhead (Dutch: Rundskop) is a 2011 Belgian drama film written and directed by Michaël R. Roskam and starring Matthias Schoenaerts. It tells the story of the young Limburgish cattle farmer Jacky Vanmarsenille, approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the murder of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a mysterious secret from Jacky's past, set in motion a chain of events with far-reaching consequences. The film is based on the murder of Karel van Noppen.
Carancho is a 2010 Argentine crime film directed by Pablo Trapero and starring Ricardo Darín and Martina Gusmán. It was entered into the Un Certain Regard section of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. The film was selected as the Argentine entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.
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