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1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

R | 152 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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76 Metascore

A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Votes: 186,594 | Gross: $10.10M

2. Mr. Right (I) (2015)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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52 Metascore

A girl falls for the "perfect" guy, who happens to have a very fatal flaw: he's a hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him.

Director: Paco Cabezas | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell, Tim Roth, James Ransone

Votes: 34,458 | Gross: $0.03M

3. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)

R | 102 min | Action, Thriller

6.4
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56 Metascore

Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 138,256 | Gross: $56.36M

4. Licence to Kill (1989)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.6
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58 Metascore

James Bond goes rogue and sets off to unleash vengeance on a drug lord who tortured his best friend, a C.I.A. Agent, and left him for dead and murdered his bride after he helped capture him.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell, Talisa Soto

Votes: 79,896 | Gross: $34.67M

5. Tango & Cash (1989)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.

Directors: Andrey Konchalovskiy, Albert Magnoli | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher, Jack Palance

Votes: 82,084 | Gross: $63.41M

6. Hot Pursuit (2015)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.1
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31 Metascore

An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the outgoing widow of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.

Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara, Matthew Del Negro, Michael Mosley

Votes: 40,969 | Gross: $34.51M

7. A Man Apart (2003)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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36 Metascore

A man known as Diablo emerges to head a drug cartel after the previous leader is imprisoned.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Vin Diesel, Timothy Olyphant, Larenz Tate, Geno Silva

Votes: 40,584 | Gross: $26.18M

8. Casa de mi Padre (2012)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Western

5.5
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52 Metascore

Scheming on a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.

Director: Matt Piedmont | Stars: Will Ferrell, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Nick Offerman

Votes: 18,254 | Gross: $5.90M

9. The Player (2015)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A former intelligence and FBI officer, who now works as a security expert in Las Vegas, is recruited by mysterious pit boss Mr. Johnson to, based on his tips, try to prevent crimes, while the rich place bets on his chances of success.

Stars: Philip Winchester, Damon Gupton, Wesley Snipes, Charity Wakefield

Votes: 6,505

10. Grand Theft Auto III (2001 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.9
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A young bank robber escapes from police custody and works his way up through the mafia ladder of crime-ridden Liberty City, USA.

Director: Navid Khonsari | Stars: Frank Vincent, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Madsen, Michael Rapaport

Votes: 11,142

11. Born Yesterday (1950)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A tycoon hires a tutor to teach his lover proper etiquette.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford, Howard St. John

Votes: 8,117

12. Mega Piranha (2010 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.4
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A mutant strain of giant ferocious piranha escape from the Amazon and eat their way toward Florida.

Director: Eric Forsberg | Stars: Paul Logan, Tiffany, Barry Williams, David Labiosa

Votes: 4,874

13. La linea (2009)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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The unstable new kingpin of a Tijuana drug cartel is targeted by an assassin for elimination.

Director: James Cotten | Stars: Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Esai Morales, Armand Assante

Votes: 3,236

14. Kingpin (2003– )

R | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A drug cartel leader and his family try to keep what is "rightfully" theirs.

Stars: Yancey Arias, Brian Benben, Bobby Cannavale, Angela Alvarado

Votes: 1,029

15. Green Ice (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Romance

5.6
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A down on his luck engineer gets involved in an adventure with a mysterious woman and an emerald magnate.

Director: Ernest Day | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Anne Archer, Omar Sharif, Domingo Ambriz

Votes: 657

16. Escape from Ensenada (2017)

83 min | Action, Adventure, Crime | Completed

Two Southern California College Students plot their escape after being kidnapped by a human trafficking ring while on Spring Break in Mexico.

Director: Brandon Slagle | Stars: Bronwyn Carrie-Wilson, Devanny Pinn, Louis Mandylor, Jonathan Goldstein

17. Myra (2018)

Comedy, Crime, Drama | Post-production

A trans sex worker in the Spanish barrio finds herself in an unwanted love triangle with a notorious gang leader while two drug organizations battle for supremacy suddenly finds herself tangled in a world of chaos and deceit.

Director: Christopher Baiza | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Mya Taylor, Scott Krinsky, Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez

18. Le serpent aux mille coupures (2017)

104 min | Crime, Thriller

6.2
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A compelling story about wine, drugs, neighbors, neophobia and politics. In which a hitman seeks a place to hide.

Director: Eric Valette | Stars: Tomer Sisley, Terence Yin, Pascal Greggory, Stéphane Debac

Votes: 159

19. Breach of Trust (1995)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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When small-time criminal Casey and local detective Madeline get caught in a cross-fire between dirty F.B.I. agents and their drug cartel friends because of a very important computer disk ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Wilkinson | Stars: Michael Biehn, Matt Craven, Leilani Sarelle, Miguel Sandoval

Votes: 376

20. Blind Trust (2017)

Thriller

An immigration lawyer is unwittingly entangled in a money-laundering scheme where his only chance to survive is to confront the same people who set him up.

Director: Fernando Arrioja | Stars: Alejandro Edda, Julia Vasi, Mary Kraft, William Gregory Lee

21. King's Man (2010)

114 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Brenton Covington | Stars: Doua Moua, Joe Estevez, Jose Rosete, Shanda Lee Munson

Votes: 34

22. Five-O (2016)

110 min | Action, Comedy

3.5
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Two inept police officers, who have spent their entire lives wanting to appear on the show "Police Force", get more than they bargained for when an evil drug lord becomes falsely convinced that they are America's most badass cops.

Director: Derek Scott | Stars: Thomas L. Harris, Martell Lane, Chamar Avery, Murda Payne

Votes: 17

23. Kaizoku to yobareta otoko (2016)

145 min | Drama, History

6.2
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The grand story of Japan's post-war reconstruction is based on the actual story of an oil company's president, namely Tetsuzo Kunioka, who believed in the power of oil, as opposed to coal, ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Shôta Sometani, Tôru Nomaguchi

Votes: 118

24. Border Cop (1980)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

4.6
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US Border Patrol agent Frank Cooper is keeping a fine balance between doing his duty and empathizing with illegal Mexican border jumpers in 1970s California.

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: Telly Savalas, Danny De La Paz, Eddie Albert, Michael V. Gazzo

Votes: 228

25. Brass Knuckles

Action | Pre-production

Finch and Rabbit are two small time crooks trying to make it big. When Rabbit jumps at an opportunity for them to get a fighter on the books at a local gang connected underground fight, he ... See full summary »

Director: Erick Geisler | Stars: Andy Dick, Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson, Michael Wright, Richard Portnow

26. Shenmue (1999 Video Game)

T | Drama, Adventure, Action

9.6
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Ryo, a respected Japanese student sees his father killed in front of his own eyes. He sets out to find the man in charge of his fathers death and the mystery of who and why?

Director: Yu Suzuki | Stars: Hiroshi Fujioka, Massaya Matsuzake Ono, Corey Marshall, Robert Jefferson

Votes: 789

27. Demonstone (1990)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

4.7
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Two U.S. Marine investigators looking into a series of grisly murders in Manila discover that the crimes are tied to an amulet with a 400-year-old curse on it that has unleashed supernatural forces. There's also a woman.

Director: Andrew Prowse | Stars: R. Lee Ermey, Jan-Michael Vincent, Nancy Everhard, Peter Brown

Votes: 109

28. Los Traficantes (2012)

82 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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While serving a 33 year sentence inside La Mesa Federal Prison, the most corrupt in all of Mexico, former drug cartel chief Esteban Mendoza finds redemption while helping others overcome drug addiction.

Director: Adam Watson | Stars: John Paul, Erika Sabel Flores, Cliserio Aguilar, Jaime Alcaraz

Votes: 61

29. Double Tap (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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Bobby Giovanni is a distraught police detective and father over the edge. Plagued by his past and mourning the death of his wife he compensates by taking Vicodin and other prescription ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Combs | Stars: Fabian Carrillo, Richard Tyson, Robert LaSardo, Elizabeth Di Prinzio

Votes: 45

30. Warrior (2002)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.0
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WILL THE MAGIC OF AN ANCIENT CULTURE TRIUMPH OVER AN EVIL OF MODERN CIVILIZATION! March 10, 2002 LOS ANGELES TIMES THE WORLD Mexico Captures Tijuana Drug Lord Narcotics: The arrest, and the... See full synopsis »

Director: Will Harper | Stars: Vincent Klyn, Yukmouth, Ronald G. Joseph, Eddy Kariti

Votes: 136

31. White House: The Movie (2015)

90 min | Crime

8.0
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This urban thriller is based on the bestselling book by New York Times best selling author JaQuavis Coleman. White House is an urban suspense-thriller that chronicles the murder of a ... See full summary »

Director: Jaquavis Coleman | Stars: Roneeka Brown, Tiffanie Damier, Reverend Islaam, Mario Price

Votes: 5

32. How We Met (2016)

92 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A sheltered young loser goes on the worst blind date ever when he and his date must cover up the accidental murder of a crooked cop.

Director: Oscar Rene Lozoya II | Stars: Ice-T, Christina Marie Moses, Eden Malyn, Brian Flaccus

Votes: 16

33. Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars (1993 Video Game)

Action, Crime

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As a top DEA agent, track down and stop dangerous drug lord known as "Narcotics King" Lopez. You start in Chicago and follow his tracks all the way to South America while dismantling his cartel one dead thug at a time.

Director: David O. Roberts | Stars: Michael Aragon, Josette Archuleta, Loriann Arellano, Sam Arvidson

34. American Rampage (1989)

R | 86 min | Action, Drama

4.7
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A female Los Angeles cop relentlessly tries to bring down a powerful drug cartel kingpin, and losing police partner after partner in the process amid the frequent shootouts and her social life, or lack of.

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Kary Jane, Thomas Elliott, Troy Donahue, Sam Hill

Votes: 47

35. Keep Your Enemies Closer (2011)

19 min | Short, Action

4.8
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A German Interpol police officer follows the head of the Los Zetas drug cartel to New York City and is confronted with a personal conflict of morality and greed.

Director: Federico Castelluccio | Stars: Manny Perez, Peter Greene, Yvonne Maria Schäfer, William Sadler

Votes: 6

36. 3 Solitude

100 min | Action, Drama, Horror | Announced

Lives collide as a storm approaches and releases not only the fear of the residents but a deeply hidden family secret. No one can escape the storms path and no one could prepare for what is about to emerge from inside one woman's mind.

Director: Michael Flores | Stars: Jason James Richter, Vernon Wells, Noel Gugliemi, Debbie Rochon

37. In with Thieves (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

3.4
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A tough-as-nails burglary crew from the streets, a Cuban cartel, heavy into voodoo, ruthless Albanian gangsters, and a blood diamond deal that erupts into all out violence. This throws the ... See full summary »

Director: Sid Kali | Stars: Keion Adams, Lawrence Cheng, Jennifer Day, Ish Durham

Votes: 132

38. Run the Border (2017)

Action, Thriller

When a very dangerous and unstable international terrorist gets loose in the US in mid-2011 a shadowy figure recruits a disgraced Army Special Operator to bring him in alive before he can ... See full summary »

Director: Carter Frost | Stars: Carter Frost, Conor Wallace, Daylon Walton, Derrick Smith

39. Mariah (2016)

80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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A Western noir about a freelance journalist who rolls into a small Mexican town to cover the cartel battles--but instead falls for the ex-wife of the town's mayor and gets drawn into her own private war.

Director: Nadia Szold | Stars: Dakota O'Hara, Evan Louison, Thomas le Noir, Diego Manzano

40. Murder Capital of the World (2012)

83 min | Documentary

5.0
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An investigation of the economic / social / political forces behind the violence plaguing Ciudad Juarez. A coverage of events from 2011, and victims affected by the "drug war." A forecast of Juarez' future from numerous experts, including the critical 2012 elections.

Director: Charlie Minn | Stars: Daniel Borunda, Charles Bowden, Howard Campbell, Paul Cicala

Votes: 14

41. Rules Reborn

Action, Crime, Drama | Pre-production

Peter is shot and stabbed by his girlfriend and his best friend and left to die. Then he follows a lead that lands him a job escorting a mobster's girlfriend, but his quest for vengeance ... See full summary »

Star: Zak Lee

42. Blood on the Border

Action, Crime, Drama | Announced

A hot major current news topic about the Juarez Drug Cartel and DEA agents trying to stop them in a hard edge, fast-paced action-drama.

Star: Marcel Miller

43. Cartel, 1882 (2007 Video)

R | 87 min | Western

5.6
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Horace Longstreet operates the most brutal drug empires in the south, dealing in peyote, cocoa leaves, laudanum and opium. When he learns a young transporter known as the 'Cat' has been ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Walker | Stars: Michael Gregory, Leslie Easterbrook, Tom Beaver, Jon Turner

Votes: 13

44. Colombian History X (2017– )

Documentary

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Stars: Hugo Aguilar, Andrés Pastrana Arango, Rafael Poveda, John Jairo Velásquez

45. Fronteras

Action, Adventure, Crime | Post-production

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Stars: Boriana Williams, Christina Elise Escobedo, Cesar D' La Torre, Yuval Bibi

46. Double Fault

Action, Adventure, Biography | Announced

A True Story: Nick Halladay was one of the biggest bank robbers in the 70's, that made his outlandish getaways on his motorbike.

Star: Max Ryan

47. Diablos de Denver (2015)

12 min | Short, Thriller

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Three diverse gang leaders in Denver Colorado come together to collaborate a huge business deal in an open field with no one around for miles, or so they thought.

Director: Lyle DeRose | Stars: Donovan Arterburn, Nicole Campbell, Sonja Cimone, Shrek Davidson

48. The Colombian

45 min | Crime | Announced

New British gangland short based on one of London's most terrifying crime syndicates and their connection with a Colombian drug cartel.

Stars: Dean Maskell, Martin Laurence, Sant Santi, Frankie Holloway

49. The American Failure (2012)

23 min | Short, Action, Drama

8.9
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A film that unravels the demise of A prestigious lawyer caught in a web of deceit and corruption at the hands of a ruthless international drug Cartel. This fast-paced thriller unfolds many ... See full summary »

Directors: Ameenah Kaplan, Said Faraj | Stars: Chris Allaire, Chriss Anglin, Said Faraj, Hakeem Kae-Kazim

Votes: 9

50. Night Owl (2008)

110 min | Drama

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Two gangsters from the barrio of East Los Angeles take part in a native Sweat Lodge ceremony where time is suspended and visions are revealed. Carlos, an ex-dope fiend, watches himself ... See full summary »

Director: Ramon Monxi Flores | Stars: Ashley Aguayo, Daniel Anthony, Amanda Balli, Eddie Cardenas