Directed by Richard Brooks, rated R, 134 minutes
In Cold Blood is an unsettling and unflinching true crime drama about what two drifters do after a botched robbery results in them murdering an entire rural family. Robert Blake and Scott Wilson are top notch as the killers, simply becoming their unsavory characters, and they're provided some stellar dialogue. The stark black and white cinematography and the fact that most of the film was shot in the real locations give the film a documentary feel, and provide a perfect atmosphere for the sad and disturbing plot. In Cold Blood is the epitome of the true crime genre, allowing a glimpse into the minds of two killers while enthralling you with the tragic story. You'll like it if: You like true crime, films about criminals, police procedurals, Capote, Badlands or Monster.