Crime Films and Prison Films


Top 10 Real-Life Crimes Inspired by Movies and TV

Top ten movie portrayals of real life gangsters

Online Resources

Documentary addict - crime


The global film book blog - crime

Books and Journals 

Rafter, N. (2006) Shots in the Mirror: Crime Films and Society. New York: Oxford University Press

Welsh, A., Fleming, T & Dowler, K. (2011) Constructing crime and justice on film: meaning and message in cinema. Contemporary Justice Review: Issues in Criminal, Social, and Restorative Justice, 14, (4), 457-476

Smith, V.L. (2011) Our serial killers, our superheroes, and ourselves: Showtime's Dexter. Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 28, (5), 390-400