Top 10 awesome movies like Up the River that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Up the River 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 Ford, Spencer Tracy and Claire Luce . Here goes the list -

  1. Private Detective 62
  2. The Whole Town's Talking
  3. Meet Boston Blackie
  4. Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood
  5. Laughing at Trouble
  6. Night Nurse
  7. Phantom Raiders
  8. The Old Corral
  9. The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date
  10. Dangerous Blondes
  1. Private Detective 62

    Private Detective 62

    A down and out private eye falls for a woman he has been hired to frame.

    This movie, created by Michael Curtiz, William Powell and Margaret Lindsay, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Comedy

  2. The Whole Town's Talking

    The Whole Town's Talking

    A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation.

    This movie, created by John Ford, Edward G. Robinson and Jean Arthur, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Crime | Drama

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

  3. Meet Boston Blackie

    Meet Boston Blackie

    When a murder occurs on an ocean liner docked in New York, the trail leads to Coney Island and a spy ring.

    This movie, created by Robert Florey, Chester Morris and Rochelle Hudson, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Comedy

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  4. Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood

    Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood

    Boston Blackie and his pal, The Runt, are ready to board a train for Florida when Blackie gets a telegram from his friend Arthur Manleder asking Blackie to go to Manleder's New York apartment, get $60,000 from a wall safe and fly to Hollywood. Blackie has just removed the money when Police Inspector Farraday and his assistant, Sergeant Matthews arrive and accuse him of robbery. They let him escape so they can follow as they think he knows something about the stolen Monterey Diamond. Blackie arrives in Hollywood and learns that Manleder has fallen for Gloria Lane, in cahoots with a gang of crooks, and had been holding the missing diamond in trust for the owner. Gloria had asked Arthur to let her wear the diamond and it was stolen. Two gangsters had appeared at the apartment and offered to recover the diamond for $60,000, which had prompted the telegram to Blackie. The two crooks also steal the money from The Runt. Blackie's plan to catch the crooks and recover the money and the diamond goes awry when another crook, Slick Barton, steals both from his two crook pals. Farraday and Matthews now arrive and accuse Blackie of both thefts.

    This movie, created by Michael Gordon, Chester Morris and William Wright, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Comedy

  5. Laughing at Trouble

    Laughing at Trouble

    A man convicted of murder escapes from jail and hides out in the home of a small town newspaper publisher who has befriended him. She knows who the real killer is.

    This movie, created by Frank R. Strayer, Jane Darwell and Brook Byron, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Comedy

  6. Night Nurse

    Night Nurse

    A nurse enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children.

    This movie, created by William A. Wellman, Barbara Stanwyck and Ben Lyon, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Crime | Drama

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

  7. Phantom Raiders

    Phantom Raiders

    An insurance company tasks Carter and Beeswax to Panama as cargo ships are mysteriously exploding and sending their valuable cargoes to the bottom with all hands.

    This movie, created by Jacques Tourneur, Walter Pidgeon and Donald Meek, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Comedy

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  8. The Old Corral

    The Old Corral

    As the sheriff of a small western town, Autry sings his way into a relationship with Eleanor, a singer from a Chicago nightclub who earlier witnessed a murder.

    This movie, created by Joseph Kane, Gene Autry and Smiley Burnette, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Comedy

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Fubotv.

  9. The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date

    The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date

    Complicated plot involving missing stamp collection and kidnapped businessman, with the Lone Wolf keeping one step ahead of the police in Havana trying to solve the crime and make a profit.

    This movie, created by Sidney Salkow, Warren William and Frances Robinson, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Comedy

  10. Dangerous Blondes

    Dangerous Blondes

    A crime fiction writer and his wife investigate murders that are occurring at a fashion photography studio.

    This movie, created by Leigh Jason, Allyn Joslyn and Evelyn Keyes, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Comedy

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