There is one off crimes that tend to create the most anxiety by the audience
E.g Serial killer and murderers
Why Audiences watch the crime genre:
Innocent and guilt mystery
Question of morality
Revolution to a mystery
Relates to normal problems
The crime genre tends to be a male dominated genre.
Usually has a high proportion of the audience to be male.
Corruption within the storyline.
Non-diagetic voice overs analysing what's happening on screen. To create a tense atmosphere for the audience.
Background music edited and fit to the movie to add depth to the sound.
Bags and money are used to connote a robbery.
Weapons like hammers, screwdrivers, knifes and guns are used.
Masks and black clothing as well.