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1. Mean Streets (1973)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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96 Metascore

A small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson

Votes: 86,804 | Gross: $3.13M

2. Killing Them Softly (2012)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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64 Metascore

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, Scoot McNairy

Votes: 125,123 | Gross: $15.03M

3. 21 Grams (2003)

R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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70 Metascore

A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts, Danny Huston

Votes: 214,456 | Gross: $16.25M

4. Victoria (II) (2015)

Not Rated | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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77 Metascore

A young Spanish woman who has recently moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.

Director: Sebastian Schipper | Stars: Laia Costa, Frederick Lau, Franz Rogowski, Burak Yigit

Votes: 45,816

5. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,663

6. Impastor (2015–2016)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Buddy Dobbs (Michael Rosenbaum), a slacker on the run from a loan shark, steals a man's identity and ends up posing as a small town's new gay pastor.

Stars: Michael Rosenbaum, Sara Rue, Mircea Monroe, David Rasche

Votes: 3,485

7. Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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38 Metascore

Ricky, Julian and Bubbles come up with a scheme to steal large amounts of untraceable coins.

Director: Mike Clattenburg | Stars: Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith, Lucy Decoutere

Votes: 11,532

8. Pusher (I) (2012)

R | 89 min | Crime, Thriller

5.5
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52 Metascore

In London, a street dealer's life spins out of control over the course of one week after he borrows money from his supplier on what's supposed to be a sure thing.

Director: Luis Prieto | Stars: Richard Coyle, Bronson Webb, Agyness Deyn, Zlatko Buric

Votes: 4,402

9. Homeboy (1988)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.9
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A simple self-destructive drifter and tough small-time boxer with a brain injury that could kill him meets and falls for a cute beach carnival owner, Ruby, but also befriends a sleazy friendly criminal, Wesley, who's planing a big score.

Director: Michael Seresin | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Christopher Walken, Debra Feuer, Thomas Quinn

Votes: 2,052

10. Bitter Rice (1949)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

7.7
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Two criminals on the run end up working in a rice field and decide to recruit other workers for their next robbery.

Director: Giuseppe De Santis | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Doris Dowling, Silvana Mangano, Raf Vallone

Votes: 3,235

11. Why Me? (1990)

R | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the C.I.A.

Director: Gene Quintano | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Kim Greist, Christopher Lloyd, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 912

12. HOUBA! On the Trail of the Marsupilami (2012)

PG-13 | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.5
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When reporter Dan Geraldo (Alain Chabat) arrives in Palombia to hunt for a scoop, he never suspects that he is about to make an incredible discovery... With his resourceful local guide ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Chabat | Stars: Jamel Debbouze, Alain Chabat, Fred Testot, Lambert Wilson

Votes: 3,272

13. Cockroaches

Comedy, Crime | Post-production

Various levels of criminals clash in their pursuit of the kidnapped Queen of Belgium. When everything's at stake, the question for the criminal mind is...what matters most?

Director: Christoffer Aldell | Stars: Patrick Gorman, David Ury, Richard Short, Anna Sophia Berglund

14. The Olsen Gang in Jutland (1971)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

7.1
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At the end of WWII, a German general hid a fortune in a bunker on the west coast of Jutland. The Olsen gang and co. venture all the way from Copenhagen to find the treasure. They're not alone.

Director: Erik Balling | Stars: Ove Sprogøe, Morten Grunwald, Poul Bundgaard, Kirsten Walther

Votes: 1,873

15. Palookaville (1995)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: William Forsythe, Vincent Gallo, Adam Trese, Gareth Williams

Votes: 2,310 | Gross: $0.32M

16. Armored Car Robbery (1950)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.0
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A well-planned robbery goes awry, with tough cop Cordell in pursuit.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Charles McGraw, Adele Jergens, William Talman, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 2,074

17. Il segno di Venere (1955)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Agnese has many men who woo her and live with her cousin Cesira Franca Valeri, who has the opposite problem with men and wishes she would also have men woo her.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Sophia Loren, Franca Valeri, Vittorio De Sica, Raf Vallone

Votes: 378

18. Il capitano (1991)

110 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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The film is based on a true occurrence in Sweden in 1988. A Finish couple murdered a young boy and his parents when they prevented the theft of the son's bicycle. The film tries to describe... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Maria Heiskanen, Antti Reini, Berto Marklund, Antti Vierikko

Votes: 651

19. Tout ça... pour ça! (1993)

120 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.1
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Marie, a young lawyer, leaves with her husband Fabrice and a couple of friends, Francis and Alessandra. They are engaged in a dangerous sentimental game together, from which their relations will not come out unseemly.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Marie-Sophie L., Francis Huster, Fabrice Luchini, Alessandra Martines

Votes: 683

20. Jazz Boat (1960)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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An electrician is summoned to assist a gang in a big robbery.

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries, David Lodge

Votes: 101

21. Piercing I (2010)

103 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Director: Jian Liu

Votes: 101

22. Bulldogs and Cherries (1981)

99 min | Comedy, Crime

4.7
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Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Marián Labuda, Jirí Kodet, Miroslav Streda, Jirí Hrzán

Votes: 76

23. Ladies of the Mob (1928)

Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A dead criminal's daughter falls in love with a small-time crook and tries to get him to reform before he winds up like her father.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Clara Bow, Richard Arlen, Helen Lynch, Mary Alden

Votes: 20

24. Red Silk (1999 Video)

86 min | Comedy, Crime

4.3
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When a couple of over-the-hill and down-on-their-luck female private eyes stumble from an art smuggling caper into a kidnap and murder plot, they try to turn a profit instead of solving the crime.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Christie Levin, Paul Lapidus, Anna Stern

Votes: 109

25. Melody for a Hustler (1998)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A small-time crook Gaston (Yvan Attal) who poses as a millionaire after he picks up hitchhiking 16-year-old Marie-Pierre (Virginie Lanoue). Actually living in a seedy apartment, he deals in... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Ravalec | Stars: Yvan Attal, Virginie Lanoué, Yann Collette, Benaïssa Ahaouari

Votes: 59

26. Chocolate (1980)

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El Jato (Manuel de Benito) y El Muertes (Ángel Alcázar) están en Marruecos buscando chocolate, y no me refiero al que engorda. Van a casa de un hombre que consideran de confianza, pero hay ... See full synopsis »

Director: Gil Carretero | Stars: Manuel de Benito, Ángel Alcázar, Paloma Gil, Agustín González

Votes: 20

27. Stolen Heart (1998)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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A trio of small-time hoods decide to go for the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich self-help guru. The kidnapping goes awry and the whole group find themselves in the midst of a ... See full summary »

Director: Terry O'Brien | Stars: Lisa Ryder, Randy Hughson, Meghan Toll, Christopher Healey

Votes: 56

28. C'est pas parce qu'on n'a rien à dire qu'il faut fermer sa gueule! (1975)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Director: Jacques Besnard | Stars: Bernard Blier, Michel Serrault, Jean Lefebvre, Tsilla Chelton

Votes: 291

29. Thieves (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.0
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Two petty thieves get more than they bargained for when they decide to go for one big job to fund their dream trip to Amsterdam.

Director: Makis Papadimitratos | Stars: Mirto Alikaki, Vangelis Alexandris, Petros Lagoutis, Makis Papadimitratos

Votes: 265

30. The Dagger (1972)

103 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Banafsheh, a young prostitute who has fled with a man to the seaside in hope of starting a new life has to return to her profession as she learns about the betrayal of her lover. Penniless ... See full summary »

Director: Fereydun Gole | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Fourouzan, Hosein Gil, Ebrahim Naderi

Votes: 183

31. Way Down South

Crime, Drama | Announced

Tells the story of a gambler and small time crook, who steals a Civil War-era sword from a museum to finance his escape from a loan shark who staked him in a losing poker game.

Director: Jonas Pate

32. Grubelta tavshesapari (1928)

75 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: Zakaria Berishvili | Stars: Maria Tenazi, Dude Dzneladze, David Alavidze, N. Tsereteli

33. Neon (1981)

82 min | Crime

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Two small time gangsters in pursuit of hitting the jack pot.

Director: Gerhard Kleindl | Stars: Franz Blauensteiner, Beatrice Fago, Franz Fuerlinger, Martina Reuter

34. O aftakias (1982)

79 min | Comedy

4.1
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Director: Hristos Kyriakopoulos | Stars: Nikos Tsoukas, Makis Demiris, Dinos Iliopoulos, Ilias Logothetis

Votes: 17

35. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Days of Fines and Closures (1989)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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When Dave's relief manager lets him down at short notice he asks Terry to step into the breach and run the Winchester Club for him. Dave's failure to show up the following day gets Terry ... See full summary »

Director: William Brayne | Stars: George Cole, Dennis Waterman, Glynn Edwards, Peter Childs

Votes: 36

36. Miami Vice (1984–1989)
Episode: Jack of All Trades (1989)

TV-14 | 47 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Crockett's estranged cousin Jack, the swindling but lovable black sheep of the family, needs Sonny's help after he unknowingly robs the underboss of a dangerous, flamboyant drug lord obsessed with Shakespeare to pay off a debt.

Director: Vern Gillum | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

Votes: 131

37. Brenner (1959– )
Episode: Laney's Boy (1964)

26 min | Crime, Drama

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Brenner looks into charges that several police officers have covered up the crimes committed by a juvenile because his father is a veteran and respected police sergeant.

Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Edward Binns, James Broderick, Joseph Sullivan, George Matthews

38. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
Episode: Night Fever (1985)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A cop-killer shot while robbing a liquor store tries to charm a nurse into helping him escape.

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Robert Carradine, Lisa Pelikan, Basil Hoffman, Deborah Richter

Votes: 46

39. Deadly Nightmares (1983–1991)
Episode: Petty Thieves (1985)

TV-MA | 30 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.5
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Twitchy, eager, and ambitious small-time criminal Mickey aspires to work as a drug runner for slimy big time drug lord Joey Stregga. In order to achieve this goal Mickey has to set up his ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: John Colicos, Page Fletcher, Sonny Forbes, Paul Koslo

Votes: 30

40. Monsters (1988–1990)
Episode: Rain Dance (1989)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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During a drought, a struggling treasure hunter for profit and his vain wife get more than they bargained for when he buys a rain-making evil idol from an old Native American woman who bears ill will towards the whites.

Director: Richard Friedman | Stars: Kent McCord, Teri Copley, Antonio Hoyos, Betty Carvalho

Votes: 86

41. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: That Was No Lady (1972)

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

7.8
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Cannon is hired to protect a lawyer who has received death threats after defending her clients, two small-time crooks, suspected of a safe-cracking at a charitable foundation.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: William Conrad, Jessica Walter, Robert Webber, Stacy Harris

Votes: 44

42. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006– )
Episode: The Fifth Quarter (2006)

46 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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After a long period in prison, Willie Evans is released on probation and promises a straight life to his wife Karen. However, during the night, his former cell mate, Barney, who had lived ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Samantha Mathis, Christopher Morris, Christopher Kirby

Votes: 357



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