Just when you thought nothing could top the 1970s for neo-noir grit, along came 'Blood Simple', 'Body Heat', and 'Blade Runner'; thoroughly dark, flawlessly stylish, oddly alliterative, the 1980s surely did its part for the canon.
Thrillers featuring one of the world's most feared criminal organization. Apparently in Japan the Yakuza are referred to the police only as "Violent Groups", whereas they refer to themselves as "Chivalrous Organizations". We'll leave it up to you to decide which title should apply to which!
Don't worry punk, no need for luck with this list of classic cop action flicks from 1960-1999: every entry is a sure winner! Make sure to check out Gene Hackman in what many consider to be his finest role in 'The French Connection'!