The Asphalt Jungle rivals any modern heist movie offering a look into the gritty world of crime in the fifties and engaging storytelling.
Not only is Elevator to the Gallows an engaging noir thriller with a smart script but it's also a delightfully subversive character study.
After all this time, Bob Le Flambeur remains a very stylish and breezy French crime movie with great pacing following our guy planning a big heist.
As the best heist movie ever released, Rififi, featuring a gritty and suspenseful atmosphere along with realistic characters is also a masterful noir movie.
If you like courtroom dramas and crime movies check out 12 Angry Men. It is flawlessly written and acted, but more importantly still very current.