Best Middle Eastern and South Asian Crime Dramasby muybueno16 | created - 02 Jan 2014 | updated - 30 Nov 2018 | Public
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1. Shootout at Wadala (2013)
Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The first-ever registered encounter by the Mumbai Police, which took place on November 1, 1982. Based on a true story.
Votes: 6,006 | Gross: $0.37M
3. Don 2 (2011)
Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Don turns himself in and escapes with Vardhaan from prison, following which he recruits a team to steal currency printing plates from a bank in Berlin.
Votes: 48,282 | Gross: $3.68M
4. Fearless 2 (2012)
Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Comedy
Chulbul Pandey invites a fresh trouble when he kills the brother of a notorious politician and the former swears to wreak havoc in his life.
Votes: 14,925 | Gross: $2.52M
6. Race (I) (2008)
Not Rated | 149 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Destiny makes two brothers- Ranvir and Rajiv - enemies of each other. Everything is fair in love and war.
Votes: 12,541 | Gross: $1.37M
7. Race 2 (2013)
Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Ranvir treads through the world of the Indian mafia in Turkey as he looks to avenge the death of his lover and partner in crime.
Votes: 14,800 | Gross: $1.58M
8. Wanted (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Thriller
Radhe is a ruthless gangster who will kill anyone for money. He is attracted towards Jhanvi, a middle class girl, who does not approve of his work and wants him to change.
9. Tashan (2008)
Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance
What happens when you throw 2 guys who hate each other together? Add for good measure a beauty and a gangster and the trouble is no one can be trusted.
Votes: 4,753 | Gross: $0.43M
10. Singham (2011)
Not Rated | 143 min | Action, Drama
A truly honest police officer is transferred to a town controlled by a gangster he has humiliated. The gangster believes he can use good power to bring down this officer who made him look foolish and weak.
Votes: 13,777 | Gross: $0.35M
12. Players (2012)
163 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Two thieves, a magician, a computer hacker, a wannabe actor and a explosives expert plan a robbery to fulfill the dream of Victor Braganza. Will they be successful or will destiny have something different for them?
14. Scoundrel (2009)
Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy.
Votes: 16,194 | Gross: $1.29M
15. Satya (1998)
Not Rated | 170 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An innocent man is embroiled in underworld after being falsely charged and sets out to punish the perpetrators who subjected his life to misery.
16. Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
R | 321 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.
17. Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010)
Not Rated | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A smuggler rises to power in in 1970s Mumbai, a younger gangster seeks to overthrow him and a police officer is caught in the middle.
19. Company (2002)
Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A small-time gangster named Chandu teams up with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal syndicate. Together they eliminate all their enemies, becoming the most feared gangsters in Mumbai.
20. Parinda (1989)
Not Rated | 154 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man's friend, a police officer, is assassinated by gangsters in broad daylight. He discovers that his elder brother works in the same gang and decides to avenge his friend's death by infiltrating the gang.
21. Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)
122 min | Action, Crime
An account of the gangster Mahindra Dolas and his gang, which terrorized Mumbai City, and a massive war between Mumbai Police and gangs during 16 November 1991.
Votes: 9,116 | Gross: $0.29M
22. Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Dobara (2013)
Not Rated | 160 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After killing his mentor, a gangster comes into power to rule over Mumbai. In the process he falls for an aspiring actress, nevertheless he finds that his protege has fallen for her too which leads to enmity between them.
24. Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A hitman who's in Bangkok to pull off a series of jobs violates his personal code when he falls for a local woman and bonds with his errand boy.
Votes: 54,366 | Gross: $15.28M
25. Bullets, Blood & a Fistful of Ca$h (2006)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime
A hard boiled tale of bloody revenge that interweaves the stories of nine criminals. Hector Gonzales, a ruthless kingpin who has risen through the ranks over the last ten years and now ... See full summary »
27. The Raid 2 (2014)
R | 150 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Only a short time after the first raid, Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta and plans to bring down the syndicate and uncover the corruption within his police force.
Votes: 111,202 | Gross: $2.63M
28. The Protector (2005)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young fighter named Kham must go to Australia to retrieve his stolen elephant. With the help of a Thai-born Australian detective, Kham must take on all comers, including a gang led by an evil woman and her two deadly bodyguards.
Votes: 34,606 | Gross: $11.91M
29. Gran Torino (2008)
R | 116 min | Drama
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, Thao Lor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.
Votes: 702,825 | Gross: $148.10M
30. Traffic (2004)
260 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A three-part miniseries that offers a look into the world of trafficking, where drugs, weapons and even people are traded all over the world. Here, the lives of three Seattle-based men ... See full summary »
33. Aurangzeb (2013)
Not Rated | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Kingship knows no Kinship and there can be only one Emperor in Aurangzeb's world. In Gurgaon, to bring down a criminal the law has to think like one.
34. Keemat: They Are Back (1998)
162 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
After a man is killed when a mugging goes wrong, the two small-time crooks responsible try to make amends by pretending to be his best friends and helping his village.
35. The Wall (1975)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vijay struggles as a dockworker and eventually becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while his younger brother Ravi is an educated, upright policeman. This divide causes problems in their relationship.
36. Don (1978)
Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Don, a wanted criminal, dies in a police chase. DSP D'Silva is the only one who knows about his death, and to get hold of the gang he trains Don-lookalike Vijay. But Vijay faces danger from the police and from within the gang.
37. Reign of Government (2008)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama
When Anita Rajan, CEO of Sheppard power plant, an international Company, brings a power plant proposal to set up in rural Maharashtra before the Nagres, insightful Shankar is quick to ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,014 | Gross: $1.01M
38. Traffik (1989)
Unrated | 315 min | Crime, Drama
The Hamburg police arrest an international businessman, charging him with smuggling heroin from Pakistan. While he's on trial, his trophy wife, a former Olympic swimmer, discovers steely ... See full summary »
39. The Fifth Commandment (2008)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In Bangkok, an assassin who turns down a job that hits too close to home finds himself targeted by the elite members of his profession.
40. Fah (1998)
Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Eight thieves went in a jewelry store to steal diamonds and they killed innocent people in the store because they didn't want them to give the evidence to the police. One cop named Rik was ... See full summary »
41. Dhoom (2004)
Not Rated | 129 min | Action, Thriller
A mysterious gang of bikers is on a robbing spree. ACP Jai gets Ali, a mechanic, to assist him in the case. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to nab the thieves red-handed.
Votes: 17,547 | Gross: $0.25M
42. Dhoom 2 (2006)
Not Rated | 152 min | Action, Thriller
Mr A, a fearless thief, steals valuable artefacts and teams up with the girl he is attracted to but who cannot be trusted. Close on their heels are three police officers trying to apprehend them.
Votes: 22,977 | Gross: $2.64M
43. Dhoom 3 (2013)
Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Thriller
When Sahir, a circus entertainer trained in magic and acrobatics, turns into a thief to take down a corrupt bank in Chicago that ruined his father, Indian officers Jai and Ali are called to catch him.
Votes: 42,108 | Gross: $8.03M
44. Chocolate (2008)
R | 110 min | Action, Drama
An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money.
Votes: 17,009 | Gross: $0.01M
46. Mr. Nice (2010)
121 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime