The Crime genre deals with all aspects of crime, from their detection, the motives of those committing the crime, and the punishment involved. Sometimes a crime narrative is based on a real life situation, or is entirely fictitious. A common structure of a crime narrative begins with the crime itself, the investigation, and then the outcome or judgement. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle is an example of an early crime novel. Sherlock Holmes, a famous London detective, solved crimes using his extraordinary deducting skills.

Why are people interested in crime stories?

People are interested in crime stories as they are naturally fascinated by evil, interested in the news cycle, and looking at crime stories makes people feel prepared. Also, people are interested in crime stories because people are glad that they are not the victim, receive an adrenaline rush, and are always to solve the mystery of the story. Another reason people are interested in crime stories is because the storytelling is good and interesting.

What is a TV crime drama?

A TV crime drama is a type of drama show that has a focus or depicts characters whose main occupation is to investigate, punish, or commit crimes like homicide, assault, or robbery. Examples of tv crime dramas are Dragnet, Hill Street Blues, Homicide: Life on the Street, NYPD Blue, Law & Order, The Sopranos, and CSI. One of the pleasures of TV crime dramas is seeing the crime get solved and the offender receive punishment.

What is true crime?

True Crime is a genre in that explores an actual crime and the actions that occurred. The true crime genre is often depicted in books, films, podcasts, and television shows. True crime works are able to create an impact on the crimes that they cover as well as the audience who views this type of genre. The genre is often criticized for being insensitive and is sometimes referred to as trash culture.

Crime Guides
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Al Capone
179000
5’10” | 1.78 m
Al Capone
178.000
179000
3D
Al Capone
Al Pacino
280000
5’7” | 1.70 m
April 25, 1940
Al Pacino
170.000
1940.00
280000
3D
Al Pacino
6’1” | 1.85 m
Goldfinger (1964)
Auric Goldfinger
185.000
1964.00
1600
3D
Auric Goldfinger
Bane
113000
5’9” | 1.75 m
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Bane
175.000
2012.00
113000
3D
Bane
6’2” | 1.88 m
Batman (1966)
Batman (Adam West)
188.000
1966.00
640000
3D
Batman (Adam West)
6’0” | 1.83 m
Batman Begins (2005)
Batman (Christian Bale)
183.000
2005.00
638000
3D
Batman (Christian Bale)
5’9” | 1.75 m
Batman (1989)
Batman (Michael Keaton)
175.000
1989.00
25000
3D
Batman (Michael Keaton)
6’4” | 1.93 m
August 15, 1972
Ben Affleck
193.000
1972.00
438000
3D
Ben Affleck
Bill
1000
6’0” | 1.83 m
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Bill
183.000
2003.00
1000
3D
Bill
6′0″ | 1.83 m
September 14, 1969
Bong Joon-ho
183.000
1969.00
117000
3D
Bong Joon-ho
Budd
500
6’2” | 1.88 m
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Budd
188.000
2003.00
500
3D
Budd
6’0” | 1.83 m
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Butch Coolidge
183.000
1994.00
350
3D
Butch Coolidge
5’7” | 1.70 m
Batman Returns (1992)
Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer)
170.000
1992.00
110000
3D
Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer)
5′11″ | 1.80 m
July 30, 1970
Christopher Nolan
180.000
1970.00
154000
3D
Christopher Nolan
6’4” | 1.93 m
May 31, 1930
Clint Eastwood
193.000
1930.00
758000
3D
Clint Eastwood
5’3”–5’9” | 1.60–1.75 m
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Crazy 88s
175.000
2003.00
1700
3D
Crazy 88s
6′0″ | 1.83 m
August 28, 1962
David Fincher
183.000
1962.00
85000
3D
David Fincher
5′11″ | 1.80 m
January 20, 1946
David Lynch
180.000
1946.00
143000
3D
David Lynch
6’1” | 1.85 m
December 28, 1954
Denzel Washington
185.000
1954.00
259000
3D
Denzel Washington
6’4” | 1.93 m
Dirty Harry (1971)
Dirty Harry
193.000
1971.00
74700
3D
Dirty Harry
Django
127000
5’9” | 1.75 m
Django Unchained (2012)
Django
175.000
2012.00
127000
3D
Django
5’7” | 1.70 m
Feburary 2, 1953
Dog the Bounty Hunter
170.000
1953.00
81000
3D
Dog the Bounty Hunter
5’10” | 1.78 m
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Elle Driver
178.000
2003.00
3100
3D
Elle Driver
5’7” | 1.70 m
You Only Live Twice (1967)
Ernst Stavro Blofeld
170.000
1967.00
10600
3D
Ernst Stavro Blofeld
6′0″ | 1.83 m
April 7, 1939
Francis Ford Coppola
183.000
1939.00
72000
3D
Francis Ford Coppola
5’4” | 1.63 m
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Gogo Yubari
163.000
2003.00
5400
3D
Gogo Yubari
5’6” | 1.68 m
Suicide Squad (2016)
Harley Quinn
168.000
2016.00
549000
3D
Harley Quinn
5’5” | 1.65 m
Dr. No (1962)
Honey Ryder
165.000
1962.00
4100
3D
Honey Ryder
5’11” | 1.80 m
Watchmen (2019)
Hooded Justice
180.000
2019.00
17000
3D
Hooded Justice
5’8” | 1.73 m
Jackie Brown (1997)
Jackie Brown
173.000
1997.00
54000
3D
Jackie Brown
6’1” | 1.85 m
GoldenEye (1995)
James Bond (Brosnan)
185.000
1995.00
7100
3D
James Bond (Brosnan)
6’2” | 1.88 m
Dr. No (1962)
James Bond (Connery)
188.000
1962.00
10400
3D
James Bond (Connery)
5’10” | 1.78 m
Casino Royale (2006)
James Bond (Craig)
178.000
2006.00
15500
3D
James Bond (Craig)
6’2” | 1.88 m
The Living Daylights (1987)
James Bond (Dalton)
188.000
1987.00
2950
3D
James Bond (Dalton)
6’1” | 1.85 m
Live and Let Die (1973)
James Bond (Moore)
185.000
1973.00
3550
3D
James Bond (Moore)
Jaws
5500
7’2” | 2.18 m
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Jaws
218.000
1977.00
5500
3D
Jaws
5’11” | 1.8 m
March 14, 1963
Joe Exotic
180.000
1963.00
13000
3D
Joe Exotic
Joe Pesci
276000
5’4” | 1.63 m
February 9, 1943
Joe Pesci
163.000
1943.00
276000
3D
Joe Pesci
John Wick
926000
6’1” | 1.85 m
John Wick (2014)
John Wick
185.000
2014.00
926000
3D
John Wick
6’1” | 1.85 m
The Dark Knight (2008)
Joker (Heath Ledger)
185.000
2008.00
37000
3D
Joker (Heath Ledger)
5’10” | 1.78 m
Batman (1989)
Joker (Jack Nicholson)
178.000
1989.00
51000
3D
Joker (Jack Nicholson)
5’8” | 1.73 m
Joker (2019)
Joker (Joaquin Phoenix)
173.000
2019.00
21000
3D
Joker (Joaquin Phoenix)
6’2” | 1.88 m
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Jules & Vincent
188.000
1994.00
9000
3D
Jules & Vincent
6’0” | 1.83 m
November 11, 1974
Leonardo DiCaprio
183.000
1974.00
449000
3D
Leonardo DiCaprio
5’5” | 1.65 m
Watchmen (2019)
Looking Glass
165.000
2019.00
33000
3D
Looking Glass
6’0” | 1.83 m
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Marsellus Wallace
183.000
1994.00
10000
3D
Marsellus Wallace
5′4″ | 1.63 m
November 17, 1942
Martin Scorsese
163.000
1942.00
218000
3D
Martin Scorsese
5’10” | 1.78 m
January 3, 1956
Mel Gibson
178.000
1956.00
193000
3D
Mel Gibson
5’7” | 1.70 m
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Mr. White Standoff
170.000
1992.00
80
3D
Mr. White Standoff
6’1" | 1.85 m
Watchmen (2009)
Nite Owl
185.000
2009.00
9100
3D
Nite Owl
5’3” | 1.60 m
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
O-Ren Ishii
160.000
2003.00
2100
3D
O-Ren Ishii
Oddjob
8600
5’10” | 1.78 m
Goldfinger (1964)
Oddjob
178.000
1964.00
8600
3D
Oddjob
6’2” | 1.88 m
Watchmen (2009)
Ozymandias
188.000
2009.00
122000
3D
Ozymandias
5’9” | 1.75 m
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Pai Mei
175.000
2004.00
9500
3D
Pai Mei
6′1″ | 1.85 m
March 27, 1963
Quentin Tarantino
185.000
1963.00
470000
3D
Quentin Tarantino
5’10” | 1.78 m
August 17, 1943
Robert De Niro
178.000
1943.00
389000
3D
Robert De Niro
Rorschach
104000
5’5” | 1.65 m
Watchmen (2009)
Rorschach
165.000
2009.00
104000
3D
Rorschach
6’0” | 1.83 m
November 12, 1980
Ryan Gosling
183.000
1980.00
270000
3D
Ryan Gosling
6’2” | 1.88 m
December 21, 1948
Samuel L. Jackson
188.000
1948.00
146000
3D
Samuel L. Jackson
5’8” | 1.73 m
Watchmen (2009)
Silk Spectre
173.000
2009.00
21000
3D
Silk Spectre
5’3” | 1.60 m
Watchmen (2019)
Sister Night
160.000
2019.00
3600
3D
Sister Night
Spike Lee
210000
5′6″ | 1.68 m
March 20, 1957
Spike Lee
168.000
1957.00
210000
3D
Spike Lee
6’1" | 1.85 m
Watchmen (2009)
The Comedian
185.000
2009.00
11000
3D
The Comedian
4’10” | 1.47 m
Batman Returns (1992)
The Penguin
147.000
1992.00
17000
3D
The Penguin
5’8” | 1.73 m
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Thomas Shelby
173.000
2013.00
27000
3D
Thomas Shelby
6’2” | 1.88 m
April 12, 1947
Tom Clancy
188.000
1947.00
87000
3D
Tom Clancy
6’4” | 1.93 m
January 29, 1945
Tom Selleck
193.000
1945.00
316000
3D
Tom Selleck
5’7” | 1.70 m
Scarface (1983)
Tony Montana
170.000
1983.00
202000
3D
Tony Montana
6’1” | 1.85 m
The Sopranos (1999)
Tony Soprano
185.000
1999.00
36000
3D
Tony Soprano
5’11” | 1.80 m
Fight Club (1999)
Tyler Durden
180.000
1999.00
44000
3D
Tyler Durden
5’7” | 1.70 m
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Vernita Green
170.000
2003.00
1100
3D
Vernita Green
5’8” | 1.73 m
Casino Royale (2006)
Vesper Lynd
173.000
2006.00
8100
3D
Vesper Lynd
5’11” | 1.80 m
Breaking Bad (2008)
Walter White
180.000
2008.00
86000
3D
Walter White
5’9” | 1.75 m
July 22, 1955
Willem Dafoe
175.000
1955.00
199000
3D
Willem Dafoe
6’0” | 1.83 m
GoldenEye (1995)
Xenia Onatopp
183.000
1995.00
5000
3D
Xenia Onatopp
Pai Mei
Height comparison diagram of Pai Mei compared to other Tarantino characters

Pai Mei is a character in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill franchise. He is a kung fu master. His skills are unsurpassed, and he is considered one of the greatest fighters in the world. He is however, a cruel and merciless teacher. Pai Mei regularly punishes his students, for example plucking out Elle Driver’s eye when she insults him. He was the teacher of both Bill and Beatrix Kiddo, and later introduced Beatrix to the Five Point Palm Exploding Heat Technique, which she later uses to kill Bill.

Pai Mei is portrayed by Gordon Liu with a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Pai Mei with overall height
Pai Mei is a character in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill franchise. He is a kung fu master. His skills are unsurpassed, and he is considered one of the greatest fighters in the world. He is however, a cruel and merciless teacher. Pai Mei regularly punishes his students.

Pai Mei is portrayed by Gordon Liu with a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Pai Mei with overall height
Pai Mei
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Gordon Liu
First Appearance
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

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Walter White (Heisenberg)
Size comparison drawings of Walter White comparing his height to Tony Soprano and Tyler Durden

Known by his alias Heisenberg, Walter White is a fictional character and antihero of the crime drama TV series Breaking Bad and portrayed by actor Bryan Cranston. White resided in Albuquerque, New Mexico with his wife and son, working as a High School chemistry teacher. After being diagnosed with lung cancer on his 50th birthday, he decides to manufacture and sell methamphetamines with the help of former student, Jesse Pinkman, in order to pay for his treatments and guarantee his family a secure financial future following his inevitable passing. As the series progresses, Walter White falls deeper into the illegal drug trade and transforms from a family man to a ruthless, millionaire drug lord. He is thought of by many as one of the most iconic television characters of all time.

Walter White is portrayed by Bryan Cranston with a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Walter White with height measurements
Known by his alias Heisenberg, Walter White is a fictional character and antihero of the crime drama TV series Breaking Bad and portrayed by actor Bryan Cranston. After being diagnosed with lung cancer on his 50th birthday, he decides to manufacture and sell methamphetamines as a drug lord.

Walter White is portrayed by Bryan Cranston with a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Walter White with height measurements
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Bryan Cranston
First Appearance
Breaking Bad (2008)

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Ryan Gosling
Drawings of Ryan Gosling in a range of positions labeled with overall height

Ryan Gosling is a famous Canadian actor. He began his career in The Mickey Mouse Club, alongside Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears. He is known for performances in The Notebook, Half Nelson, and Lars and the Real Girl. He rose to A list status after his appearance in several critically acclaimed films, including The Big Short, The Ides of March, and Blade Runner. He won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of a jazz pianist in the musical romance, La La Land. He is in a romantic relationship with actress Eva Mendes – they have two children together.

Ryan Gosling has a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Ryan Gosling is a famous Canadian actor. He began his career in The Mickey Mouse Club, and is known for adult dramatic performances in The Notebook, Half Nelson, and Lars and the Real Girl. He rose to A list status after his appearance in many critically acclaimed films.

Ryan Gosling has a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

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Nationality: Canada
Years Active: 1993–Present

Given Name
Ryan Thomas Gosling
Birthday
November 12, 1980

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Tyler Durden
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Tyler Durden compared to Walter White and Tony Montana

Tyler Durden is a fictional character and main protagonist of the novel and subsequent film adaptation, Fight Club. He is characterized as chaotic and charismatic, establishing a “fight club” wherein men meet to brutally fight each other. He does this alongside the other central figure of the story known only as “The Narrator.” The Narrator is an average man part of the middle class who suffers from insomnia and depression. Durden also initiates an anti-consumerist organization that commits acts of destruction, but the Narrator feels apprehensive about this. However, it is revealed that Tyler Duren and the Narrator are actually the same person. Tyler Durden holds the spot as the greatest movie character of all time according to Empire magazine.

Tyler Durden is portrayed by Brad Pitt with a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Tyler Durden labeled with overall height
Tyler Durden is a fictional character and main protagonist of the novel and subsequent film adaptation, Fight Club. He is characterized as chaotic and charismatic, establishing a “fight club” wherein men meet to brutally fight each other. He does this alongside another central figure, The Narrator.

Tyler Durden is portrayed by Brad Pitt with a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Tyler Durden labeled with overall height
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Brad Pitt
First Appearance
Fight Club (1999)

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Rorschach
Series of scaled illustrations comparing the height of Rorschach with other related DC Comics characters

Rorschach, also known as Walter Joseph Kovacs, is a fictional anti-hero and vigilante in Watchmen and the extended DC Comics universe. A believer in moral absolutism, Walter snaps when confronted with the horrors of humanity’s worst criminals, and shows his enemies no mercy.

When superheroes are required to register with the government, he refuses and continues his vigilante work, earning himself even more enemies. He has no superpowers, but is clever and in top physical shape, allowing him to think or fight his way out of most situations. He is also talented at lock picking.

Rorschach, portrayed by Jackie Earle Haley in Watchmen (2009), has a height of 5’5” (1.65 m).

Collection of drawings of Rorschach measured with overall height
Rorschach, also known as Walter Joseph Kovacs, is a fictional anti-hero and vigilante in Watchmen and the extended DC Comics universe. A believer in moral absolutism, Walter snaps when confronted with the horrors of humanity’s worst criminals, and shows his enemies no mercy.

Rorschach, portrayed by Jackie Earle Haley in Watchmen (2009), has a height of 5’5” (1.65 m).

Collection of drawings of Rorschach measured with overall height
Rorschach
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Jackie Earle Haley
First Appearance
Watchmen (2009)

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