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1. The Departed (2006)

R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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85 Metascore

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 1,088,344 | Gross: $132.38M

2. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

R | 229 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Votes: 281,480 | Gross: $5.32M

3. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

Votes: 369,799 | Gross: $130.16M

4. L.A. Confidential (1997)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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90 Metascore

As corruption grows in 1950s Los Angeles, three policemen -- one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy -- investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Votes: 498,202 | Gross: $64.62M

5. True Lies (1994)

R | 141 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

7.2
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63 Metascore

A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton

Votes: 221,695 | Gross: $146.28M

6. Donnie Brasco (1997)

R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.7
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76 Metascore

An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby

Votes: 257,068 | Gross: $41.91M

7. You Only Live Twice (1967)

PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.9
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61 Metascore

Agent 007 and the Japanese Secret Service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 89,148 | Gross: $43.08M

8. Ichi the Killer (2001)

R | 129 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of achieving.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Nao Ohmori, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Paulyn Sun

Votes: 48,995 | Gross: $0.02M

9. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.4
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A family tragedy prompts gangster Carl "CJ" Johnson to return home, only to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which he must regain control of the streets before it gets even worse.

Stars: Young Maylay, Faizon Love, Yolanda 'Yo-Yo' Whittaker, Clifton Powell

Votes: 31,389

10. The Long Good Friday (1980)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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An up-and-coming gangster is tested by the insurgence of an unknown, very powerful threat.

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Paul Freeman, Leo Dolan

Votes: 17,118

11. Walking Tall (1973)

R | 125 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.0
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60 Metascore

Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser whom almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett, Dawn Lyn

Votes: 4,533

12. Rumble in the Bronx (1995)

R | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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61 Metascore

A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills.

Director: Stanley Tong | Stars: Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Françoise Yip, Bill Tung

Votes: 36,053 | Gross: $32.39M

13. Jackie Chan Adventures (2000–2005)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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Jackie Chan and his extended family must fight a criminal organization for magic talismans that could release an evil spirit.

Stars: Jackie Chan, James Sie, Stacie Chan, Sab Shimono

Votes: 16,561

14. A Better Tomorrow (1986)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Lung Ti, Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Emily Chu

Votes: 18,846

15. Nayakan (1987)

Not Rated | 145 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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A common man's struggles against a corrupt police force put him on the wrong side of the law. He becomes a don, who is loved and respected by many, but his growing power and influence exact a heavy toll.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Saranya Ponvannan, Delhi Ganesh, Janagaraj

Votes: 13,438

16. Prince of the City (1981)

R | 167 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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80 Metascore

A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy, Don Billett

Votes: 6,480 | Gross: $8.12M

17. Shinjuku Incident (2009)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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63 Metascore

A simple Chinese immigrant wages a perilous war against one of the most powerful criminal organizations on the planet.

Director: Tung-Shing Yee | Stars: Jackie Chan, Naoto Takenaka, Daniel Wu, Jinglei Xu

Votes: 10,812

18. Women in Cages (1971)

R | 81 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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American women prisoners in a foreign country. Sex and action.

Director: Gerardo de Leon | Stars: Judith Brown, Roberta Collins, Jennifer Gan, Pam Grier

Votes: 1,191

19. Across 110th Street (1972)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Two New York City cops go after amateur crooks who are trying to rip off the Mafia and start a gang war.

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Yaphet Kotto, Anthony Franciosa, Frank Adu

Votes: 4,368

20. Kite (1998)

50 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.7
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She may be cute. She may be young. She may seem innocent and naive, but don't be fooled. She's a cold-blooded killer, and if you're on the wrong side of the law, you may be her next target.... See full summary »

Stars: Konami Yoshida, Kinryû Arimoto, Kôsuke Okano, Tatsuo Matoba

Votes: 3,520

21. Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Planet Express sees a hostile takeover and Bender falls into the hands of criminals where he is used to fulfill their schemes.

Director: Dwayne Carey-Hill | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 31,840

22. Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.9
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55 Metascore

The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Charles Martin Smith, Stephen W. Burns, Cloris Leachman, John Vernon

Votes: 4,738 | Gross: $18.00M

23. Caliber 9 (1972)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.6
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A former gangster is forced to resume his old lifestyle when his violent, jealous ex-colleagues and the police believe that he knows the location of a stolen cache of $300,000.

Director: Fernando Di Leo | Stars: Gastone Moschin, Barbara Bouchet, Mario Adorf, Frank Wolff

Votes: 2,920

24. Force of Evil (1948)

Not Rated | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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89 Metascore

An unethical lawyer, with an older brother he wants to help, becomes a partner with a client in the numbers racket.

Director: Abraham Polonsky | Stars: John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor, Howland Chamberlain

Votes: 5,174

25. Operation Kid Brother (1967)

Not Rated | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

3.4
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The evil crime syndicate Thanatos is bent on taking over the world, using a magnetic wave generator that will cause all metal-based machinery to grind to a halt. However, the well-known ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Neil Connery, Daniela Bianchi, Adolfo Celi, Agata Flori

Votes: 1,084

26. The Betrayed (2008)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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The story follows a young woman as she's put through a psychological journey under the thumb of a mysterious figure who suspects her husband of stealing millions from a crime syndicate.

Director: Amanda Gusack | Stars: Melissa George, Oded Fehr, Christian Campbell, Alice Krige

Votes: 1,956

27. Gungrave (2003–2004)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.0
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Gungrave follows the story of best friends Brandon Heat and Harry MacDowell as they join and rise in the ranks of Big Daddy's Millenion crime syndicate. The story begins in the future ... See full summary »

Stars: Kirk Thornton, Beau Billingslea, Steve Blum, Lex Lang

Votes: 4,285

28. Black Caesar (1973)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Raised in Harlem, Tommy Gibbs becomes a successful mob boss but he clashes with the rival Mafia and his old enemy, dirty cop McKinney.

Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, Art Lund, D'Urville Martin

Votes: 2,751

29. Hitman (1998)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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Two hitmen, one a novice and the other a veteran with poor luck, band together to find the "King of Killers" for whom there is a large reward.

Director: Wei Tung | Stars: Jet Li, Eric Tsang, Simon Yam, Gigi Leung

Votes: 4,572

30. Windstruck (2004)

123 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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The heart-warming romance story between Kyungjin and Myungwoo. Even though he has passed away, he will be always with Kyungwoo forever.

Director: Jae-young Kwak | Stars: Ji-hyun Jun, Hyuk Jang, Su-ro Kim, Ki-woo Lee

Votes: 6,465

31. Underworld U.S.A. (1961)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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A teenager who witnesses the murder of his father vows to exact revenge on the four mobsters involved in the killing.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Dolores Dorn, Beatrice Kay, Paul Dubov

Votes: 2,394

32. The Mission (1999)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Triad boss Lung, who has just escaped being killed in an assassination, hires five killers for his protection. Their grown solidarity is under compulsion when Lung gives a special order.

Director: Johnnie To | Stars: Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Francis Ng, Jackie Chung-yin Lui, Roy Cheung

Votes: 4,580

33. Street Law (1974)

105 min | Action, Thriller

7.0
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Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Franco Nero, Giancarlo Prete, Barbara Bach, Renzo Palmer

Votes: 1,039

34. 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: 397

35. Olga's Girls (1964)

70 min | Crime, Horror

5.1
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Ruthless narcotics dealer and white slavery ring leader Olga keeps her harem of girls in line by hooking them on addictive drugs. Olga suspects an informant in their midst and uses various ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph P. Mawra | Stars: Audrey Campbell, Rickey Bell, Dolly Simmons, Alice Denham

Votes: 250

36. 711 Ocean Drive (1950)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An electronics expert creates a huge bookie broadcast system for his crime boss, and takes over operations when his boss is murdered. His greed leads him on a deadly destructive path.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Joanne Dru, Otto Kruger, Barry Kelley

Votes: 997

37. The Damned Don't Cry (1950)

Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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A New York socialite climbs the ladder of success man by man until a life among rich gangsters gives her what she thought she always wanted.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Joan Crawford, David Brian, Steve Cochran, Kent Smith

Votes: 2,105 | Gross: $1.54M

38. Young and Dangerous (1996)

97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Nam opens a bar in Wanchai and continues his rise in Hong Kong's Hung Hing gang. His best friend, Chicken, needs to lie low, so he's sent to Taiwan to work for Lui, leader of the San Luen ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lau Wai-Keung | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan, Gigi Lai, Francis Ng

Votes: 1,401

39. Like Father, Like Son (1974)

Unrated | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Mimi Miceli Jr. is, the son of a Mafia don who was exiled back to Sicily. He wants to get back into the family business and transplant it from New York to Hollywood. After the kidnapping ... See full summary »

Director: Duke Mitchell | Stars: Duke Mitchell, Vic Caesar, Lorenzo Dardado, Louis Zito

Votes: 615

40. The Walking Dead (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ricardo Cortez, Edmund Gwenn, Marguerite Churchill

Votes: 2,131

41. Ying hung ho hon (1987)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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After being released from prison, Tang Kat Yung exacts revenge on Li Ah Chai, in this sequel to Rich and Famous.

Director: Taylor Wong | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Andy Lau, Alex Man, Siu-Fung Wong

Votes: 454

42. Golgo 13 (2008–2009)

TV-MA | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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Duke Togo, a.k.a. Golgo 13, is a highly-skilled assassin hired only by those who pay top-dollar for his services - whether it's the FBI, CIA, industrial corporations or mafias. Regardless ... See full summary »

Stars: Hiroshi Tachi, Mitsuo Senda, Chris Ayres, David Wald

Votes: 327

43. Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)

98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shôsuke Tanihara, Miho Nomoto, Tamaki Kenmochi, Marie Jinno

Votes: 3,386

44. For Y'ur Height Only (1981)

88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Mr. Giant has kidnapped the brilliant Dr. Van Kohler and is planning to use the Doctor's invention, the N-bomb, to hold the world hostage. The only one who can foil Mr. Giant's evil scheme ... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Nicart | Stars: Weng Weng, Yehlen Catral, Carmi Martin, Anna Marie Gutierrez

Votes: 880

45. The Garden of Sinners: Future Gospel (2013)

90 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Mirai Fukuin is an adaptation of a side story from the Kara no Kyoukai novel series. It is divided into two parts. Möbius ring Shizune Seo and Mitsuru Kamekura are psychics who can see the ... See full summary »

Director: Tomonori Sudô | Stars: Ken'ichi Suzumura, Maaya Sakamoto, Takako Honda, Yuka Iguchi

Votes: 510

46. White Slaves of Chinatown (1964)

72 min | Crime, Drama

5.1
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Olga uses pot parties and comic-book violence to turn Gigi Darlene and other female captives before putting them to work as drug-addicted hookers.

Director: Joseph P. Mawra | Stars: Audrey Campbell, Marlaina Abbie, Gigi Darlene, Veronica Bellach

Votes: 143

47. Manila Boy (1993)

119 min | Action, Crime

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Director: Arturo San Agustin | Stars: Robin Padilla, Aurora Sevilla, Tony Ferrer, Paquito Diaz

48. Yakuza Law (1969)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A story of yakuza lynching during the Edo, Taisho, and Showa periods.

Director: Teruo Ishii | Stars: Ryûtarô Ôtomo, Bunta Sugawara, Minoru Ôki, Hiroshi Miyauchi

Votes: 197

49. From the Orient with Fury (1965)

94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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A scientist who has invented a weapon capable of disintegrating solid matter is kidnapped by a criminal gang, which intends to sell the scientist and his weapon to the highest bidder. A ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Grieco | Stars: Ken Clark, Margaret Lee, Fabienne Dali, Evi Marandi

Votes: 108

50. Pangako sa'yo (1992)

92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

2.4
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Sharon Cuneta plays the role of a businesswoman investigated for drug smuggling by an undercover agent played by Bong Revilla. Suddenly, they find themselves in love with each other.

Director: Pepe Marcos | Stars: Sharon Cuneta, Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr., Edu Manzano, Caridad Sanchez

Votes: 39



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