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Best crime movies on Netflix

From Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees to Gangs of Wasseypur, check out these mind-blowing crime movies on Netflix

Best crime movies on Netflix

Raees, HIT: The First Case

Last Updated: 07.30 PM, May 19, 2024


Bollywood crime dramas have a dedicated audience. Whether based on true incidents or fictional narratives, Hindi crime movies make for a gripping watch. Crime is one of the most successful genres that will keep you guessing till the end. Many of the best crime movies are available on Netflix, so you can easily enjoy them from any device.

Best crime movies on Netflix:


IMDb rating: 6.7/10

Released in 2017, this crime drama stars Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, who got the lucky chance to work opposite Shah Rukh Khan for the first time. The movie also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the police officer Majumdar, who works day and night to catch Raees Alam, the gangster, who has a trade business.


Gangs of Wasseypur

IMDb rating: 8.2/10

Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Manoj Bajpayee and Pankaj Tripathi and directed by Anurag Kashyap,  Gangs of Wasseypur follows Sardar who is on a quest to avenge his father’s death and settle scores with Ramadhir Singh, a cunning politician. This conflict tears the city and bloody dead bodies are strewn all around.

Ram Jaane

IMDb rating: 5.5/10

Starring Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla, the story follows Ram Jaane, an orphan, who lives on the streets, but becomes a criminal. His social worker friend tries his level best to help him come out of this heinous world but fails. However, love proves to be the key to redemption when Ram sets his sights on winning over Bela.


A Wednesday

IMDb rating: 8.1/10

Starring Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher and Jimmy Shergill, the film follows police commissioner Prakash Rathod, who is soon going to retire. He receives a shocking case. It all began when an ordinary citizen from Mumbai contacts him with a piece of bone-chilling information about a bomb that could demolish the city.


IMDb rating: 7.1/10

This Shah Rukh Khan-starrer is one of the most celebrated crime movies in Hindi cinema. This 2006 movie is adapted from Amitabh Bachchan’s Don from 1978. The story follows Vijay, a lookalike of the notorious gangster Don, who gets hired by DCP D’Silva to find Don’s secret missions. But after D’Silva’s death, Vijay struggles to reveal his real identity.

HIT: The First Case

IMDb rating: 6.8/10

Starring Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra, the film follows a brilliant police officer who is on a quest to solve a tricky case. As he delves deeper, he finds himself confronting not only the complexities of the crime but also the shadows of his own past. Will he be able to crack the case?

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