Top 10 awesome movies like Counsel for Crime that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Counsel for Crime and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of John Brahm, Otto Kruger and Douglass Montgomery . Here goes the list -

  1. Virtue
  2. The Criminal Code
  3. Manhattan Melodrama
  4. That I May Live
  5. Within the Law
  6. Star Reporter
  7. Three on a Match
  8. Men in Her Life
  9. The Frame-Up
  10. Internes Can't Take Money
  1. Virtue

    Virtue

    A relationship gradually develops between a savvy New York street girl and a good-hearted cab driver, but other matters keep getting in their way, including financial problems and a murder.

    This movie, created by Edward Buzzell, Carole Lombard and Pat OBrien, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  2. The Criminal Code

    The Criminal Code

    After a failed attempt at running for governor, D.A. Mark Brady is appointed warden of the state prison where many of the criminals he prosecuted are incarcerated.

    This movie, created by Howard Hawks, Walter Huston and Phillips Holmes, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  3. Manhattan Melodrama

    Manhattan Melodrama

    The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

    This movie, created by W.S. Van Dyke, Clark Gable and William Powell, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes, Microsoft Store, Fandangonow and Youtube.

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  4. That I May Live

    That I May Live

    Crooks use a man's safe-cracking skills then involve him in more crime after he spends three years in jail. He falls in love with a waitress and they go to work for a traveling salesman.

    This movie, created by Allan Dwan, Rochelle Hudson and Robert Kent, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  5. Within the Law

    Within the Law

    Mary Turner, is wrongly accused, by her employer Edward Gilder, and then convicted of theft. In prison she studies law books, and on release partners with another woman to legally scam wealthy men, including Dick Gilder, son of her accuser.

    This movie, created by Gustav Machatý, Ruth Hussey and Tom Neal, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  6. Star Reporter

    Star Reporter

    John Randolph (Warren Hull), an idealistic young newspaper owner who uses his paper as an instrument for the public good, uses a campaign against crime to successfully run grafting politicians out of town. District Attorney William Burnette (Wallis Clark), father of Barbara Burnette (Marsha Hunt) who John loves, learns that John's father (unknown to John) is a criminal they are seeking. He refuses to prosecute him and John, not knowing the real reason, turns against Burnette and tries to run him out of office.

    This movie, created by Howard Bretherton, Warren Hull and Marsha Hunt, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  7. Three on a Match

    Three on a Match

    Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs.

    This movie, created by Mervyn LeRoy, Joan Blondell and Warren William, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Romance | Drama

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  8. Men in Her Life

    Men in Her Life

    A wealthy ex-bootlegger comes to the rescue of a formerly rich society girl after her gold-digging fiancé leaves her stranded when he finds out she's broke. The bootlegger proposes a deal: he will settle her debts if she teaches him how to be "a gentleman".

    This movie, created by William Beaudine, Lois Moran and Charles Bickford, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  9. The Frame-Up

    The Frame-Up

    Ellery Richards, racing magnate, informs Mark MacArthur, head of the State Racing Commission detectives, that a ring of bookmakers and gangsters are in town betting heavily on the Richards' entry, Red Roger, and getting tremendous odds because the horse isn't conceded a chance. Richards also shows Mark that the horse occupying Red Roger's stall is a ringer. After questioning bookmaker Soapy Connor, Mark learns that the boss gambler is Larry Mann. He tells Mann that he intends to put an end to the plan by "scratching" the fake horse. Mann assures him he will not do that because he has kidnapped Mark's secretary Betty Lindale. Mark says he will back off, but secretly continues the investigation with the help of his aide, Joe Lavery. They learn, through a cast of the fake horse's bite marks, that the horse is really one named "Billy G" that belongs to a reputable owner named Weston. With the race day drawing near, and suspecting that Mann, whom he knows is an ex-police officer, has some hold on Weston, he arrests Franey Forrester, a Mann henchman, then visits Weston to tell him there is a warrant out for his arrest also. Weston, admitting his role, tells Mark that Mann is blackmailing him because he once killed a woman in a car accident. Mark places Weston under police guard and then confronts Mann. He tell him that Weston and Forrester have skipped town. Beaten, Mann offers to release Betty, for his own freedom.

    This movie, created by D. Ross Lederman, Paul Kelly and Julie Bishop, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  10. Internes Can't Take Money

    Internes Can't Take Money

    In his first film, young Dr. Kildare helps a female ex-con find her child.

    This movie, created by Alfred Santell, Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrea, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

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