20 Movies Like The Outsider

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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption
Internet Movie Database: 9.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 142 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 21 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, Frank Darabont
Actors: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Shawshank Redemption” is a drama film that tells the story of Andy Dufresne, a banker who is wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary. While serving his sentence, Andy forms a friendship with fellow inmate Ellis “Red” Redding and works towards his ultimate goal of escaping from the prison.

Mystic River

Mystic River
Mystic River
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 56 wins & 144 nominations total
Writer: Brian Helgeland, Dennis Lehane
Actors: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia
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The Mystic River movie is about three childhood friends whose lives are forever changed when one of them is brutally murdered. As the investigation unfolds, dark secrets and long-held grudges come to light, testing their loyalty and unraveling the fabric of their community.

Gone Baby Gone

Gone Baby Gone
Gone Baby Gone
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 33 wins & 32 nominations total
Writer: Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard, Dennis Lehane
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Gone Baby Gone” is a crime drama film about two private investigators who are hired to find a missing girl in a working-class neighborhood of Boston. As they delve deeper into the case, they uncover a web of corruption, deceit, and moral ambiguity that challenges their own sense of justice.

Zodiac

Zodiac
Zodiac
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 157 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins & 71 nominations
Writer: James Vanderbilt, Robert Graysmith
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Zodiac movie is a crime thriller based on the true story of the Zodiac Killer, a notorious serial killer who terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film follows a cartoonist and a newspaper reporter as they become obsessed with solving the mystery of the killer’s identity.

Prisoners

Prisoners
Prisoners
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 153 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Aaron Guzikowski
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Prisoners” is a psychological thriller about a desperate father who takes matters into his own hands when his daughter and her friend go missing. As he becomes increasingly obsessed with finding them, he crosses paths with a detective who is also determined to solve the case.

No Country for Old Men

No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 164 wins & 139 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Cormac McCarthy
Actors: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“No Country for Old Men” is a crime thriller about a hunter who stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and finds himself pursued by a psychopathic killer and a determined sheriff. The film explores themes of fate, morality, and the changing landscape of the American West.

True Detective (TV series)

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“True Detective” is a crime anthology series that follows different pairs of detectives as they investigate complex and dark cases, while also exploring the psychological and existential struggles of the detectives themselves. Each season focuses on a new case and set of characters, with a common thread of exploring the nature of evil and the human condition.

Se7en

Se7en
Se7en
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 29 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Se7en” is a psychological crime thriller about two detectives tracking down a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as a motif in his murders. The film explores the dark and twisted nature of humanity as the detectives uncover the killer’s gruesome and thought-provoking crimes.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 158 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 26 wins & 91 nominations total
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Stieg Larsson
Actors: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer
Language: English, Swedish
Country: United States, Sweden, Norway
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“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is a psychological thriller about a journalist and a computer hacker who team up to solve a decades-old disappearance case, uncovering a web of corruption, violence, and family secrets along the way. As they delve deeper into the investigation, they become entangled in a dangerous game that puts their lives at risk.

The Departed

The Departed
The Departed
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 98 wins & 141 nominations total
Writer: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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“The Departed” is a crime thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. It follows an undercover cop and a mole in the police force as they attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in Boston.

Mystic River

Mystic River
Mystic River
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 56 wins & 144 nominations total
Writer: Brian Helgeland, Dennis Lehane
Actors: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia
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The Mystic River movie follows the lives of three childhood friends from Boston, whose paths diverge after a tragic event. Years later, they are reunited by another tragedy, forcing them to confront their shared past and the complex web of secrets and betrayals that binds them together.

A Time to Kill

A Time to Kill
A Time to Kill
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 149 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 7 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: John Grisham, Akiva Goldsman
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“A Time to Kill” is a legal drama film based on John Grisham’s novel, following a young lawyer who defends a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter. The movie explores themes of racial prejudice, justice, and the complexities of the legal system.

The Green Mile

The Green Mile
The Green Mile
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 189 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 15 wins & 37 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, Frank Darabont
Actors: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Green Mile” is a film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, set in a Louisiana prison in the 1930s. It follows the story of a death row corrections officer who forms an unlikely bond with a gentle giant inmate with supernatural healing powers.

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs
Internet Movie Database: 8.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 70 wins & 50 nominations total
Writer: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally
Actors: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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“The Silence of the Lambs” is a psychological thriller about a young FBI trainee who seeks the help of a brilliant but dangerous incarcerated serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in order to catch another serial killer known as Buffalo Bill.”

The Killing (TV series)

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“The Killing” is a crime drama TV series that follows two homicide detectives as they investigate complex murder cases in Seattle. The show explores the personal and professional challenges they face, unraveling the mysteries behind each crime while delving into the characters’ lives.

The Bone Collector

The Bone Collector
The Bone Collector
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 28%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Jeffery Deaver, Jeremy Iacone
Actors: Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Bone Collector” is a crime thriller film about a paralyzed forensic expert who teams up with a young detective to solve a series of gruesome murders in New York City, using only his mind and her physical abilities to catch the killer.

The Town

The Town
The Town
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Peter Craig, Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard
Actors: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Town” is a crime thriller about a group of bank robbers from Charlestown, Boston, who find themselves in a dangerous situation when one of them falls in love with a bank manager they previously held hostage. As they plan their next heist, they must navigate the complexities of loyalty, love, and the relentless pursuit of an FBI agent determined to bring them down.

The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer
The Lincoln Lawyer
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John Romano, Michael Connelly
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Lincoln Lawyer” is a legal thriller about a criminal defense attorney who operates out of his Lincoln Town Car, taking on a high-profile case defending a wealthy client accused of assault. As he delves deeper into the case, he uncovers a web of deceit and corruption that puts his own life in danger.

The Pledge

The Pledge
The Pledge
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Clarkson
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Pledge” is a psychological thriller about a retired detective who becomes obsessed with solving a murder case, making a promise to the victim’s mother that he will find the killer. As he delves deeper into the investigation, he risks losing his sanity and becoming consumed by the darkness of the case.

The Snowman

The Snowman
The Snowman
Internet Movie Database: 5.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 7%
Metacritic: 23/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Jo Nesbø, Peter Straughan, Hossein Amini
Actors: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg
Language: English, Russian
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Sweden, China
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“The Snowman” is a crime thriller film about a detective and a brilliant but elusive serial killer who leaves a snowman as his signature at the crime scenes. As the detective investigates the chilling case, he becomes obsessed with stopping the killer before he strikes again.

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