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1. Stranger Things (2016– )

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.8
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When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder, Caleb McLaughlin

Votes: 683,522

2. BlacKkKlansman (2018)

R | 135 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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83 Metascore

Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace

Votes: 170,471 | Gross: $48.69M

3. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)

PG-13 | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.5
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52 Metascore

After the birth of Renesmee/Nessie, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Peter Facinelli

Votes: 219,274 | Gross: $292.30M

4. Takers (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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45 Metascore

A group of bank robbers find their multi-million dollar plan interrupted by a hard-boiled detective.

Director: John Luessenhop | Stars: Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen, Matt Dillon, Michael Ealy

Votes: 54,648 | Gross: $57.74M

5. Death Note (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

9.0
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An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong, Ryô Naitô

Votes: 197,480

6. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.0
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58 Metascore

As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.

Director: David Slade | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Xavier Samuel

Votes: 216,019 | Gross: $300.53M

7. The Closer (2005–2012)

TV-14 | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

Votes: 21,578

8. Tin Star (2017– )

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

7.3
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Ex undercover UK cop turned police chief of a small town in the Canadian Rockies does what he must to defend his family from those in power whether it's the oilmen, the preachers or the gangsters.

Stars: Tim Roth, Genevieve O'Reilly, Abigail Lawrie, Christina Hendricks

Votes: 9,860

9. The Holy Mountain (1973)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders, Juan Ferrara

Votes: 32,909 | Gross: $0.06M

10. Mother (2009)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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79 Metascore

A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for a girl's horrific murder.

Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Hye-ja Kim, Won Bin, Goo Jin, Je-mun Yun

Votes: 40,309 | Gross: $0.55M

11. Changeling (2008)

R | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.7
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63 Metascore

Grief-stricken mother Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie) takes on the L.A.P.D. to her own detriment when it tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

Votes: 226,427 | Gross: $35.74M

12. City of Lies (2018)

R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Russell Poole and Jack Jackson investigate the murders of rappers Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.

Director: Brad Furman | Stars: Johnny Depp, Forest Whitaker, Toby Huss, Dayton Callie

Votes: 3,623

13. Where Danger Lives (1950)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.8
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A young doctor falls in love with a disturbed young woman, becomes involved in the death of her husband, and has to flee with her to the Mexican border.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Claude Rains, Faith Domergue, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 2,297

14. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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40 Metascore

Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue a former LAPD officer who uses his knowledge of police procedure and policies to steal and sell confiscated guns and ammunition to local street gangs.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

Votes: 148,991 | Gross: $144.73M

15. Bride of Chucky (1998)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror

5.4
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48 Metascore

Chucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, discovers the perfect mate to kill and revive into the body of another doll.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Katherine Heigl, Nick Stabile

Votes: 49,603 | Gross: $32.38M

16. Quarantine (2008)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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53 Metascore

A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC, after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.

Director: John Erick Dowdle | Stars: Jennifer Carpenter, Steve Harris, Columbus Short, Jay Hernandez

Votes: 66,527 | Gross: $31.69M

17. Conviction (II) (2010)

R | 107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.

Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo, Thomas D. Mahard

Votes: 40,377 | Gross: $6.78M

18. The District (2000–2004)

44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Despite having over 30 law enforcement agencies, Washington DC still has the highest crime rate in the US. With politics and indifference being a large factor in this, the city hires Newark... See full summary »

Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Roger Aaron Brown, Sean Patrick Thomas, Elizabeth Marvel

Votes: 1,300

19. Rush (1991)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Two small-town Texas cops go undercover to catch a major drug dealer and are sucked into the drug culture, compromising their assignment.

Director: Lili Fini Zanuck | Stars: Jason Patric, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Max Perlich

Votes: 7,455 | Gross: $7.24M

20. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.9
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A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, whose high-profile murder trial exposed the extent of American racial tensions, revealing a fractured and divided nation.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen

Votes: 15,541

21. Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)

145 min | Drama, Mystery

8.2
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92 Metascore

An innocent young man witnesses violence break out after an isolated village is inflamed by the arrival of a circus and its peculiar attractions: a giant whale and a mysterious man named "The Prince."

Directors: Béla Tarr, Ágnes Hranitzky | Stars: Lars Rudolph, Peter Fitz, Hanna Schygulla, János Derzsi

Votes: 11,577 | Gross: $0.03M

22. Empire Falls (2005)

TV-14 | 197 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, led by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.

Stars: Ed Harris, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Helen Hunt, Paul Newman

Votes: 5,027

23. The Gates (2010)

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

7.1
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A metropolitan police officer becomes chief of police in a gated suburban neighborhood where vampires, werewolves, witches, and other supernatural entities reside.

Stars: Rhona Mitra, Frank Grillo, Marisol Nichols, Luke Mably

Votes: 7,656

24. Vice Academy (1989)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

4.3
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Two female cops go undercover to bust a porno ring.

Director: Rick Sloane | Stars: Linnea Quigley, Ginger Lynn, Karen Russell, Jayne Hamil

Votes: 407

25. To Catch a Killer (1992)

Unrated | 182 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Dennehy, Michael Riley, Margot Kidder, Meg Foster

Votes: 2,205

26. To All a Goodnight (1980)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.7
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A group of teenagers at a party find themselves being stalked by a maniacal killer in a Santa Claus costume.

Director: David Hess | Stars: Jennifer Runyon, Forrest Swanson, Linda Gentile, William Lauer

Votes: 1,074

27. Zen (2011)

270 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Detective Aurelio Zen brings justice to modern-day Italy.

Stars: Rufus Sewell, Caterina Murino, Nathalie Rapti Gomez, Stanley Townsend

Votes: 2,874

28. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the Lancashire town of Hartley. She is the first woman to be placed in charge of the station and initially there ... See full summary »

Stars: David Ellison, Noel Collins, Stephanie Turner, Anna Carteret

Votes: 180

29. Double Trouble (I) (1992)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.0
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Muscle-bound twins try to smash a jewel smuggling ring.

Director: John Paragon | Stars: Peter Paul, David Paul, Roddy McDowall, David Carradine

Votes: 1,433

30. A Thousand & One Nights (1969)

X | 128 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.6
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The incredible and often tragic adventures of Aladdin as he travels through the Middle East in search of love, fortune, and power.

Director: Eiichi Yamamoto | Stars: Sachiko Itô, Haruko Katô, Noboru Mitani, Hiroshi Akutagawa

Votes: 387

31. Bucktown (1975)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Thalmus Rasulala, Tony King

Votes: 990

32. Charlie Chan in Reno (1939)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Mary Whitman, an old friend of Charlie's in Reno for a divorce, finds herself accused of murdering the woman her husband planned to marry after the decree became final.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Sidney Toler, Ricardo Cortez, Phyllis Brooks, Slim Summerville

Votes: 1,200

33. The Monolith Monsters (1957)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Rocks from a meteor which grow when in contact with water threaten a sleepy Southwestern desert community.

Director: John Sherwood | Stars: Grant Williams, Lola Albright, Les Tremayne, Trevor Bardette

Votes: 2,585

34. Bon voyage (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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68 Metascore

An actress, a writer, a student, and a government worker band together in an effort to escape Paris as the Nazis move into the city.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Virginie Ledoyen, Grégori Derangère

Votes: 4,611 | Gross: $2.35M

35. Direct Action (2004)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.0
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Frank Gannon, a veteran cop, is being hunted by his fellow police officers after they learned he has betrayed the brotherhood and exposed to the feds wide scale corruption of the LAPD. He has one day left to prove his case and survive.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Polly Shannon, Donald Burda, Rothaford Gray

Votes: 1,339

36. Slightly Scarlet (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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An urban wheeler-dealer gets involved in organized crime, corrupt city politics and graft while falling in-love with the fiancée of the newly elected mayor.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Arlene Dahl, Kent Taylor

Votes: 769

37. The Long Night (1947)

Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Police surround the apartment of apparent murderer Joe Adams, who refuses to surrender although escape appears impossible. During the siege, Joe reflects on the circumstances that led him to this situation.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Henry Fonda, Barbara Bel Geddes, Vincent Price, Ann Dvorak

Votes: 1,299

38. The Sniper (1952)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Arthur Franz, Adolphe Menjou, Gerald Mohr, Marie Windsor

Votes: 2,462

39. Schutzengel (2012)

130 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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A troubled veteran from the war in Afghanistan works to protect an orphaned teenager who witnessed a murder from the killer's henchmen.

Director: Til Schweiger | Stars: Numan Acar, Volker Albers, Loyd Bateman, Gode Benedix

Votes: 3,756

40. My Friend Ivan Lapshin (1985)

100 min | Drama

7.7
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Russian provincial town in the middle of the 1930s Stalin's Great Purge. Ivan Lapshin, the head of the local police, does what he has to do. And he does it well.

Director: Aleksey German | Stars: Andrei Boltnev, Nina Ruslanova, Andrey Mironov, Aleksey Zharkov

Votes: 1,846

41. The French Detective (1975)

91 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Lino Ventura, Patrick Dewaere, Victor Lanoux, Julien Guiomar

Votes: 1,267

42. The Tiger Brigades (2006)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.8
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The film, set in 1912, is about the exploits of France's first motorized police brigade.

Director: Jérôme Cornuau | Stars: Clovis Cornillac, Diane Kruger, Edouard Baer, Olivier Gourmet

Votes: 1,479

43. Police Python 357 (1976)

Not Rated | 165 min | Thriller

7.0
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An inspector is having a secret relationship with a woman. When she is murdered by his boss, all proof is against him.

Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Yves Montand, François Périer, Simone Signoret, Stefania Sandrelli

Votes: 1,463

44. Pasha (1968)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, inspector Joss finds his colleague Gouvion dead, in a poorly faked suicide attempt. Joss loses his temper, and investigates on his... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Jean Gabin, Dany Carrel, Jean Gaven, André Pousse

Votes: 1,054

45. Manifesto (1988)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and "safe" village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it's neither as quiet nor as safe as it's expected to be.

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Camilla Søeberg, Alfred Molina, Simon Callow, Eric Stoltz

Votes: 346

46. Funny Dirty Little War (1983)

Unrated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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A small revolution breaks out in a small Argentine town, as one group of Peronists calls they newly elected peronist a communist. The newly elected official enlists the aid of allies ... See full summary »

Director: Héctor Olivera | Stars: Federico Luppi, Víctor Laplace, Héctor Bidonde, Rodolfo Ranni

Votes: 425

47. Welcome Danger (1929)

Passed | 113 min | Comedy

6.0
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Harold Bledsoe, a botany student, is called back home to San Francisco, where his late father had been police chief, to help investigate a crime wave in Chinatown.

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Barbara Kent, Noah Young, Charles Middleton

Votes: 654 | Gross: $3.10M

48. Mayerling (1936)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, is fettered on all sides. He's bored; his father, the emperor, is domineering; his politics are more liberal than his father's, but he knows his views carry... See full summary »

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Marthe Régnier, Yolande Laffon

Votes: 651 | Gross: $0.24M

49. The Kids from C.A.P.E.R. (1976–1977)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.9
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The adventures of a teenage detective organization.

Stars: Steve Bonino, Cosie Costa, Biff Warren, John Lansing

Votes: 41

50. A Ducking They Did Go (1939)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Con men hire the Stooges to sell memberships to a phony duck hunting club.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lynton Brent

Votes: 455



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