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"Crime Reels: The 50 Most Infamous True Crime Movies of Our Time"


1. "In Cold Blood" (1967) - Based on Truman Capote's novel, which recounts the brutal murder of a family in Kansas by two drifters.

2. "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967) - A portrayal of the infamous bank-robbing duo during the Great Depression.

3. "Dog Day Afternoon" (1975) - The story of a man who robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation.

4. "Monster" (2003) - A biographical crime drama about Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute turned serial killer.



5. "Zodiac" (2007) - Chronicles the manhunt for the Zodiac Killer in San Francisco during the late 1960s and 1970s.

6. "The Boston Strangler" (1968) - Tells the story of Albert DeSalvo, a man who confessed to being the infamous Boston Strangler.

7. "Casino" (1995) - A film about the mob's multi-million dollar casino operation in Las Vegas during the 1970s and '80s.

8. "Goodfellas" (1990) - The rise and fall of mobster Henry Hill and his friends over a period from 1955 to 1980.

9. "Capote" (2005) - Follows Truman Capote while he researches and writes his true crime book "In Cold Blood."

10. "Catch Me If You Can" (2002) - The story of Frank Abagnale, who before his 19th birthday, successfully performed cons worth millions of dollars.



11. "The Serpent" (2021) - A limited series about Charles Sobhraj, a con artist and murderer who preyed on tourists in the 1970s.

12. "Mindhunter" (2017-2019) - A TV series based on the true-crime book "Mindhunter" by John E. Douglas, a former special agent and criminal profiler.

13. "American Crime Story" (2016-present) - A television series that dramatizes true crime stories like the O.J. Simpson trial and the murder of Gianni Versace.

14. "The Wolf of Wall Street" (2013) - Depicts the rise and fall of stockbroker Jordan Belfort and his firm Stratton Oakmont.

15. "Hotel Rwanda" (2004) - Tells the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who

Creating a list of the 1000 most famous true crime movies is a massive undertaking that is not feasible in this format. However, I can provide a list of some of the most renowned and impactful true crime films that have been released over the years. These films have been acclaimed for their depiction of true events, storytelling, and cinematic excellence:




1. "In Cold Blood" (1967)

2. "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967)

3. "Dog Day Afternoon" (1975)

4. "Monster" (2003)

5. "Zodiac" (2007)

6. "The Boston Strangler" (1968)

7. "Casino" (1995)

8. "Goodfellas" (1990)

9. "Capote" (2005)

10. "Catch Me If You Can" (2002)

11. "The Serpent" (2021)

12. "Mindhunter" (2017-2019)

13. "American Crime Story" (2016-present)

14. "The Wolf of Wall Street" (2013)

15. "Hotel Rwanda" (2004)

16. "Foxcatcher" (2014)

17. "Snowtown" (2011)

18. "All Good Things" (2010)

19. "The Bling Ring" (2013)

20. "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" (2019)

21. "The Irishman" (2019)

22. "Blow" (2001)

23. "American Gangster" (2007)

24. "The Changeling" (2008)

25. "Chopper" (2000)

26. "Alpha Dog" (2006)

27. "The Iceman" (2012)

28. "Party Monster" (2003)

29. "Bully" (2001)

30. "Heavenly Creatures" (1994)

31. "Bernie" (2011)

32. "The Lost City of Z" (2016)

33. "The Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson" (2019)

34. "The Assassination of Gianni Versace" (2018)

35. "Lords of Chaos" (2018)

36. "An American Crime" (2007)

37. "Fruitvale Station" (2013)

38. "Gangs of New York" (2002)

39. "Donnie Brasco" (1997)

40. "Argo" (2012)

41. "The Untouchables" (1987)

42. "Public Enemies" (2009)

43. "Black Mass" (2015)

44. "The Act of Killing" (2012)

45. "The Central Park Five" (2012)

46. "The Pianist" (2002)

47. "United 93" (2006)

48. "Zero Dark Thirty" (2012)

49. "Spotlight" (2015)

50. "The Trial of the Chicago 7" (2020)


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