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1. Pleasure Shop on the Avenue (1979)

89 min | Thriller

5.3
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Two amateur armed robbers steal $5,000 from NY's red light district, only to discover it was an intended protection payment to the mob. With Mafia hit men after them they seek shelter in a sleazy sex shop.

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Annamaria Clementi, Brigitte Petronio, Maxmilian Vhener, Ernesto Colli

Votes: 151

2. Extracurricular (2019)

101 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.8
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The recently divorced father of a nine-year-old, furious his daughter can't spend her birthday with him, bursts into her classroom with a birthday cake and a rifle. A hostage crisis ensues,... See full summary »

Director: Ivan-Goran Vitez | Stars: Milivoj Beader, Zlatko Buric, Marko Cindric, Filip Eldan

Votes: 35

3. Swamp Women (1956)

Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

3.1
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An undercover policewoman helps three female convicts escape from prison so that they can lead her to a stash of stolen diamonds hidden in a swamp.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Marie Windsor, Carole Mathews, Beverly Garland, Mike Connors

Votes: 1,536

4. Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Drama

7.7
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When poor peasants kidnap a magistrate's daughter to coerce him into reducing taxes, a wandering ronin and two renegades from the magistrate's guard take up the fight for them.

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Tetsurô Tanba, Isamu Nagato, Mikijirô Hira, Miyuki Kuwano

Votes: 2,662

5. R.A.I.D. Special Unit (2016)

105 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.5
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A clumsy girl dreams about joining to an elite special forces team.

Director: Dany Boon | Stars: Alice Pol, Dany Boon, Michel Blanc, Yvan Attal

Votes: 2,908

6. Vaurien (2018)

90 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Mehdi Senoussi | Stars: Romane Bohringer, Carlo Brandt, Lizzie Brocheré, Phénix Brossard

Votes: 13

7. Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary

4.2
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Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks examines the 2015 terrorist attack on the French satirical weekly newspaper "Charlie Hebdo" where a group of armed Islamic terrorist with ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Reed | Stars: Dan Reed, Martin Boudot, Mathilde Queru

Votes: 45

8. Par le sang des autres (1974)

96 min | Drama

6.2
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In a little French town everything goes on as usual and people seem friendly and good natured until one day, two women arrive from Paris. A man dismounts from the same bus and that very ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Simenon | Stars: Yves Beneyton, Francis Blanche, Bernard Blier, Jackie Bourdilleau

Votes: 34

9. Operation Cobra (1995)

R | 90 min | Action

5.2
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A family is held prisoner in their own house, when a summit conference is to be held in Nærum. The terrorist group has the plan of preventing this meeting and therefor capturing a family, ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Kasper Tuxen, Dejan Cukic, Robert Hansen, Anders Schoubye

Votes: 214

10. Love, Freedom and Treachery (1961)

87 min | War, Drama

6.8
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Director: Bruno Paolinelli | Stars: Mel Ferrer, Magali Noël, Peter van Eyck, Jean Desailly

Votes: 31

11. Humanda ka... Ikaw ang susunod (1987)

Action

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Director: Nilo Saez | Stars: Rudy Fernandez, Beth Bautista, Al Tantay, Yusuf Salim

12. Jasur (2012)

82 min | Action, Drama

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A group of Islamic terrorists take a bus with hostages nearby border of Uzbekistan, but one of passengers manages to call to her husband - captain of frontier guard Jasur. He starts in pursuit of the bus.

Directors: Nazhmiddin Gulyamov, Bahodir Odilov | Stars: Mirolim Qilichev, Jamila Gafurova, Laziz Musaev, Gulxumor Abdullayeva

13. Who Killed Mary Sue (2017)

Short, Thriller

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Three hostages realize they know each other. All three are the number one suspect for Mary Sue's murder and their captor is bent on finding out which one is the killer.

Director: Justin Kueber | Stars: Corrina Cornforth, Alice Creed, Shannon Hunt, Katrina Angelica Lopez

14. The Heist (III) (2014)

4 min | Short, Action, Thriller

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Director: Dale Pendlebury | Stars: Tom Brown, Joel Foxon, Lauren Kenny, Melchior Maranowski

15. Derrick (1974–1998)
Episode: An einem Montagmorgen (1986)

58 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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A bank robbery goes down on a peaceful Monday morning. A foolishly brave customer rips the mask off from one of the robbers, and is shot right after. Derrick recognizes the shooter from the surveillance tape.

Director: Jürgen Goslar | Stars: Horst Tappert, Fritz Wepper, Willy Schäfer, Christine Ostermayer

Votes: 40

16. Code Black (2015–2018)
Episode: Cabin Pressure (2018)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

9.1
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Over the radio, Leanne and Jesse talk a young girl through how to use the supplies on board a small plane to build a makeshift defibrillator when her mom, the pilot, loses consciousness. ... See full summary »

Director: Randy Zisk | Stars: Marcia Gay Harden, Boris Kodjoe, William Allen Young, Harry Ford

Votes: 352

17. SOKO Leipzig (2001– )
Episode: Flucht nach Fahrplan (2001)

45 min | Crime

6.2
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Hajo Trautzschke is invited to a reception because his daughter Leni will receive a price for her labor as journalist and has decided to go by tramway to the reception.In the center of the ... See full summary »

Director: Johannes Grieser | Stars: Andreas Schmidt-Schaller, Marco Girnth, Melanie Marschke, Gabriel Merz

Votes: 12

18. The Old Fox (1977– )
Episode: Mord in den Alpen (2015)

Crime, Drama

7.0
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Hauptkommissar Voss is on holiday in the Alps and is witness to a bank robbery. The bank manager is shot while ending the robbery.

Director: Michael Schneider | Stars: Jan-Gregor Kremp, Martin Feifel, Jule Ronstedt, Marcus Mittermeier

Votes: 11

19. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Runaway (2001)

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

8.7
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A police officer's daughter runs away and the squad uses the help of a internet journalist to track her down.

Director: Richard Dobbs | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Michelle Hurd

Votes: 715

20. 19-2 (2014– )
Episode: School (2015)

42 min | Crime, Drama

9.8
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In the season two premiere, the entire squad is involved in an intensely tragic school shooting which profoundly impacts their lives.

Director: Daniel Grou | Stars: Adrian Holmes, Jared Keeso, Dan Petronijevic, Benz Antoine

Votes: 275



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