Crime Comedy is a subgenre where two different kinds of genres are assorted, where one is serious and other is all about fun. Here are 10 Best Crime Comedy Movies of All Time or you can say “Top 10 Crime Comedy Movies of All Time”. In this list, we have listed only movies which are impure in its main genre and not the black comedy movies.
Best Crime Comedy Movies of All Time
#1.The Big Lebowski
1998 released “The Big Lebowski” directed by Coen brother is set in 1991, Jeffrey Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) is a middle-aged slacker who has attacked in his Los Angeles house by 2 goons hired by pornographer Jackie Treehorn, rough money owed him by the spouse of the other, wealthier Jeffrey Lebowski. Recognizing they have the wrong person, they depart, but not until one of these urinates on the Dude’s rug.
The following day, the Dude tells what happened to his buddies and bowling spouses, Donny Kerabatsos and Vietnam veteran Walter Sobchak. The Dude seeks reimbursement from another Lebowski, a cantankerous and wheelchair-bound philanthropist. Just like the other Coen Brothers movie “The Big Lebowski” is dark and about the unlikable characters making unexpected things.
It had been noted that Turturro is reprising his role as Jesus Quintana at Going Places, a spin-off of The Big Lebowski, in line with the 1974 French movie Going Places, with Turturro starring, writing, and directing. Going Places is reported to release in the last of 2019, like the original Going Places, it follows a trio of sexually depraved misfits.
#2.Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is the directional debut of Shane Black, who later made Marvel’s Iron Man 3 with Robert Downey Jr. again. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is one of the underappreciated movies of this list, and not able to recover all its budget in the whole box office run. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is partially based on the Brett Halliday novel “Bodies Are Where You Find Them”.
In a Los Angeles party, Harry Lockhart recounts current occasions. Fleeing a botched burglary in new york, Harry’s friend is taken, forcing Harry to evade authorities by ducking in an audition. Harry unintentionally yells Dabney Shaw having an outburst of guilt Dabney errors for method acting; Dabney takes Harry into Los Angeles into display evaluation to the function of a detective. In a Hollywood party, Harry meets Gay Perry, a publicly homosexual private investigator, hired to provide Harry on-the-job experience because of his role. Party sponsor Harlan Dexter is a retired actor who recently solved a feud over his wife’s inheritance along with his eponymous daughter, Veronica. He also encounters his childhood crush Harmony Lane but awakened in bed together with her friend.
#3.The Nice Guys
The Nice Guys is the directed by Shane Black, the director of “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang”, this time with two big stars of Hollywood Russell Crow and Ryan Gosling. Just like Shane’s previous crime comedy “The Nice Guys” is set in Los Angeles but in the early 1970s. The Nice Guys screened on 2016 Cannes Film Festival, five days before being released by Warner Bros. Pictures in the United States.
In 1977 Los Angeles, a boy named Bobby witnesses the death of evaporating porn celebrity Misty Mountains (Murielle Telio) in a car crash. Later that week, down-on-his-luck alcoholic private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) is approached by Mrs. Glenn (Lois Smith), Misty’s aunt, that claims to have observed her niece alive after her supposed death. March is doubtful of her claim but realizes that a missing girl named Amelia Kuttner (Margaret Qualley) is involved and accepts the job. But, Amelia doesn’t want to be found and hires unethical enforcer Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) to intimidate March into staying away from her.
Baby Driver is about ‘Baby’, a youthful carjacker turned escape driver. An automobile crash in his childhood murdered both his parents left him using tinnitus, and that he always listens to music via his earbuds because of a kind of catharsis. He’s indebted to Atlanta-established crime leader Doc, who uses him as the catalyst for a variety of heists throughout town. Baby Driver is the best crime comedy movies onwards 2010s and also well appreciated from critics and lovers of crime thriller genres.
#5.A Fish Called Wanda
A Fish Called Wanda is an American-British heist crime drama, written by John Cleese and also acted as the lead of the movie. A Fish Called Wanda is the last movie of director Charles Crichton for which he was nominated for Best Director in Academy Award and also Best Original Screenplay along with John Cleese. A Fish called Wanda started off as far darker humor, but test audiences in America were seemingly uncomfortable with the movie’s cruelty, and the shortage of romantic payoff, therefore Crichton and his throw went for a couple re-shoots. Along with softening Palin’s personality somewhat, they ended up re-shooting the movie’s end three times.
London-based gangster George Thomason and his right-wing guy, Ken Pile, an animal enthusiast with a stutter, strategy a gem heist. They bring in 2 Americans: con artist Wanda Gershwitz and firearms expert Otto West, a mean-spirited anglophobe. Wanda and Otto are fans, but they conceal this by George and Ken, pretending to be sisters, therefore Wanda will work her charms. The heist is powerful and the gang flows with a massive quantity in diamonds. They hide them in a safe in an older workshop.
Yet another gangster film starring Robert De Niro, but this is gonna fun ride. De Niro is also known for crime movies in half of his career, mostly directed by Martin Scorcese. Analyze This is a comedy about a psychiatrist Ben Sobel whose number one patient is an insecure mob boss Paul Vitti. On review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 69% approval rating from 103 reviews but the sequel “Analyse That” failed to met the same reception.
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#7.Catch Me If You Can
As we all knew Steven Speilberg is capable of any kind of movie, there is exactly no other genre that he hadn’t received yet. Catch Me If You Can is a biographical crime comedy movie, it sounds in its genre and so the movie is. Catch Me If You Can is based on the life of con man Frank Abagnale and set in 1960s New York, who before his 19th birthday, successfully performed cons worth millions of dollars by posing as a Pan American World Airways pilot, a doctor from Georgia, and a Louisiana parish prosecutor.
As in consideration of the quality of the movie, Catch Me If You Can stands more above in our list. Catch Me If You Can is developed since 1980 but never happened later Steven Speilberg brought the rights of the movie in 2002. Catch Me If You Can cast two of favorite actors of 90s kid – Tom Hanks and Leonardo Caprio.
And here comes the favorite movie of most of yours, talking about crime movies and Quentin Tarantino not in the list is a myth. Quentin Tarantino is always known for violence and over the top heroism in movies. Pulp Fiction is a anthology crime comedy which also speaks about choosing the good way and good use of second chance that life has given to you. Quentin Tarantino is the best screenwriter in recent time in Hollywood and how he wrote all seven episodes and end with the first episode is something like a turning point in modern cinema.
Pulp Fiction’s narrative is told out of chronological order and what it makes the most crime comedy movies of all time, also follows three main interrelated stories: Mob contract killer Vincent Vega is your protagonist of this first story, prizefighter Butch Coolidge is the protagonist of this moment, and Vincent’s spouse Jules Winnfield is the protagonist of the third. Pulp Fiction begins with a diner hold-up staged with a couple, then moves into the stories of Vincent, Jules, and Butch. It eventually returns to where it started, at the diner. There are a total of seven-story strings; the three primary storylines are preceded by intertitles.
Get Shorty is about Chili Palmer played by John Travolta is a loan shark based in Miami that clashes with mobster Ray”Bones” Barboni (Dennis Farina) above a leather coat that”Bones” borrowed from Palmer without consent. They have just two brief but violent confrontations, the first of which leaves Barboni with a busted nose and the next singes his scalp from a bullet from Chili’s weapon.
A sequel named “Be Cool” is released in 2005 which was penned by critics but succeed at Box office. Be Cool had the previous members and also stars Uma Thurman as the female lead.
The last movie in our list of Top 10 Crime Comedy Movies is the british crime comedy “snatch” directed Guy Ritchie. This was the second crime comedy after 1998 “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” which shares themes, ideas and motifs. Snatch starts with stealing an 86-carat diamond at a heist at Antwerp, Franky”Four-Fingers” goes to London to see Platinum trader Doug”The Head” on behalf of New York jeweler “Cousin Avi”. Among the other robbers advises Franky to acquire a gun from ex-KGB representative Boris”The Blade”. Boris then intends to steal the diamond from him before he can turn it over to Doug.
We know there are many crime comedy movies that we missed on this list. and please remind us in our comment section and we’ll list those movies in the second post “Another Top 10 Crime Comedy Movies”.