The Asphalt Jungle 1950 Movie Scene Sam Jaffe as Doc hearing alarms go off during the heist

The Asphalt Jungle [1950]

The Asphalt Jungle rivals any modern heist movie offering a look into the gritty world of crime in the fifties and engaging storytelling.
Rififi 1955 Movie Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Robert Manuel watching Jules Dassin opening an umbrella during the heist

Rififi [1955]

As the best heist movie ever released, Rififi, featuring a gritty and suspenseful atmosphere along with realistic characters is also a masterful noir movie.
12 Angry Men Movie Review Recommendation

12 Angry Men [1957]

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.