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1. Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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64 Metascore

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

Votes: 782,355 | Gross: $32.35M

2. Spider-Man (2002)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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73 Metascore

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

Votes: 574,038 | Gross: $403.71M

3. The Happening (2008)

R | 91 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.0
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34 Metascore

A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Ashlyn Sanchez

Votes: 170,884 | Gross: $64.51M

4. Sleepers (1996)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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49 Metascore

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric

Votes: 160,864 | Gross: $53.30M

5. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.

Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 144,145

6. Basic Instinct (1992)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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41 Metascore

A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 140,997 | Gross: $117.73M

7. Coyote Ugly (2000)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.6
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27 Metascore

Aspiring songwriter Violet Sanford, after getting a job at a women-run NYC bar that teases its male patrons, comes out of her shell.

Director: David McNally | Stars: Piper Perabo, Adam Garcia, John Goodman, Maria Bello

Votes: 94,044 | Gross: $60.79M

8. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.8
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Votes: 71,495

9. Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

8.7
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The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself in with his friends and complete strangers.

Stars: Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman

Votes: 71,460

10. Days of Thunder (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.9
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60 Metascore

A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid

Votes: 63,681 | Gross: $82.67M

11. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

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

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 56,573

12. Presumed Innocent (1990)

R | 127 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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Carolyn Polhemus, an up-and-comer in the Kindle County D.A.'s Office, is found viciously murdered in her home. Immediately her boss, D.A. Raymond Horgan and his chief deputy, Rusty Sabich ... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 30,856 | Gross: $86.30M

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

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.4
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A family tragedy prompts a man 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.

Directors: Dan Houser, Navid Khonsari | Stars: Young Maylay, Faizon Love, Yolanda Whittaker, Clifton Powell

Votes: 26,240

14. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 26,237

15. Grand Theft Auto IV (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.1
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Niko Bellic comes to Liberty City, America to live the good life, but ends up having to assist his dangerously indebted cousin Roman with his financial troubles, by any (mostly illegal) means necessary.

Directors: Rod Edge, John Zurhellen | Stars: Michael Hollick, Jason Zumwalt, Timothy Adams, Moti Margolin

Votes: 24,947

16. Regarding Henry (1991)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. As if that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits... See full summary »

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Michael Haley, Stanley Swerdlow

Votes: 24,435 | Gross: $43.00M

17. Blue Bloods (2010– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Revolves around a family of New York cops.

Stars: Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou

Votes: 23,341

18. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

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

7.4
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The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 18,922

19. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Crime

9.3
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After being released from jail, Tommy Vercetti left Liberty City for Vice City, a city overrun by the mob. Now, Tommy is out to make Vice City his home.

Directors: Marco Fernandez, Navid Khonsari | Stars: Ray Liotta, William Fichtner, Tom Sizemore, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 16,831

20. Henry's Crime (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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49 Metascore

Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing.

Director: Malcolm Venville | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Vera Farmiga, James Caan, Judy Greer

Votes: 16,149 | Gross: $0.10M

21. Roger Dodger (2002)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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75 Metascore

After breaking up with his lover and boss, a smooth-talking man takes his teenaged nephew out on the town in search of sex.

Director: Dylan Kidd | Stars: Campbell Scott, Jesse Eisenberg, Isabella Rossellini, Elizabeth Berkley

Votes: 15,677 | Gross: $1.26M

22. Extreme Measures (1996)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse

Votes: 14,660 | Gross: $17.31M

23. Shadows and Fog (1991)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy

6.8
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With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Michael Kirby, David Ogden Stiers

Votes: 13,798 | Gross: $2.74M

24. Big Night (1996)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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80 Metascore

A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business.

Directors: Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, Marc Anthony, Larry Block

Votes: 13,638 | Gross: $11.88M

25. Max Payne (2001 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

9.4
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A troubled NYPD cop is framed for murder and finds himself being hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.

Stars: James McCaffrey, Haviland Morris, Chris Phillips, Jane Gennaro

Votes: 10,753

26. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's 15th precinct investigate criminal cases.

Stars: Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel, Bill Brochtrup

Votes: 9,371

27. Life on Mars (2008–2009)

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

7.5
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A present-day car accident mysteriously sends a detective back to the 1970s. An American remake of the BBC series.

Stars: Jason O'Mara, Michael Imperioli, Gretchen Mol, Jonathan Murphy

Votes: 8,668

28. Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

9.2
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The brooding cop has left the DEA and returned to the NYPD. When his latest case ends up involving the thought-dead femme fatale Mona Sax, he finds that his journey through the night is far from over.

Director: Navid Khonsari | Stars: James McCaffrey, Wendy Hoopes, Jonathan Davis, Vince Viverito

Votes: 7,615

29. Chico & Rita (2010)

Not Rated | 94 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

7.2
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76 Metascore

Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey - in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero - brings heartache and torment.

Directors: Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal, Fernando Trueba | Stars: Eman Xor Oña, Limara Meneses, Mario Guerra, Jon Adams

Votes: 7,233 | Gross: $0.25M

30. Man of the House (1995)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family

5.0
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A young boy refuses to accept his mother's new boyfriend, a lawyer, despite the man's attempts to win his respect, while disgruntled relatives of a criminal he prosecuted seek revenge.

Director: James Orr | Stars: Chevy Chase, Farrah Fawcett, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, George Wendt

Votes: 6,880 | Gross: $40.07M

31. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

Votes: 5,900

32. Ed (2000–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Ed Stevens is a contracts lawyer at a high-profile New York City firm. Around the same time he splits with his wife (she slept with a mailman), he makes a single error in punctuation when ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Julie Bowen, Josh Randall, Jana Marie Hupp

Votes: 5,857

33. Delirious (2006)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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68 Metascore

An offbeat drama focused on a homeless youth, a pop music siren and a member of the paparazzi.

Director: Tom DiCillo | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Alison Lohman, Gina Gershon

Votes: 5,362 | Gross: $0.09M

34. Tadpole (2000)

PG-13 | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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71 Metascore

Coming-of-age story about a 15-year-old boy, Oscar, who falls in love with his stepmother, Eve.

Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Stanford, Kate Mara, Robert Iler

Votes: 5,273 | Gross: $2.88M

35. Luck (2011–2012)

52 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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A TV series centered around characters who are tied to the same horse-racing track.

Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Farina, John Ortiz, Richard Kind

Votes: 4,761

36. The Kill Point (2007)

TV-MA | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A group of military veterans, who recently returned home from serving in Iraq, band together to pull off a major bank heist.

Stars: Steve Cirbus, Donnie Wahlberg, Michael Hyatt, John Leguizamo

Votes: 4,651

37. Marci X (2003)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Music

2.8
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20 Metascore

A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Lisa Kudrow, Damon Wayans, Richard Benjamin, Jane Krakowski

Votes: 4,600 | Gross: $1.65M

38. Hope & Faith (2003–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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Hope, a down-to-earth, happily married mom of three in Glen Falls, Ohio, had her tidy world up-ended by the arrival of her celebrity sister, Faith. Faith was living the high life in ... See full summary »

Stars: Faith Ford, Kelly Ripa, Macey Cruthird, Ted McGinley

Votes: 4,144

39. Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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There's a million stories in Liberty City. This one changes everything. Toni Cipriani, a once trusted guy, is sent to lay low after killing a made man. Now, back to set things straight, he ... See full summary »

Directors: Gordon Hall, Navid Khonsari, John Zurhellen | Stars: Frank Vincent, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Will Janowitz, Joe Lo Truglio

Votes: 3,070

40. Mr. Wonderful (1993)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends. Unfortunately, due to the alimony payments he has to make to his ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Matt Dillon, Annabella Sciorra, Mary-Louise Parker, William Hurt

Votes: 2,710 | Gross: $3.13M

41. Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.8
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Luis Lopez is the bodyguard and business partner of famous Liberty City nightclub owner Anthony "Gay Tony" Prince. With the drug-addled Tony owing money to the mob and other shady ... See full summary »

Directors: Rod Edge, John Zurhellen | Stars: Mario D'Leon, David Kenner, Greg Siff, John Tormey

Votes: 2,592

42. Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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Johnny Klebitz, Vice President of a gang of outlaw bikers called The Lost Motorcycle Club, has been keeping the brotherhood afloat while its President, Billy Grey, is in court-ordered rehab... See full summary »

Directors: Rod Edge, John Zurhellen | Stars: Scott Hill, Chris McKinney, Lou Sumrall, Adrian Martinez

Votes: 2,540

43. Arranged (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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ARRANGED centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman who meet as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn. Over the course of the year they learn... See full summary »

Directors: Diane Crespo, Stefan C. Schaefer | Stars: Zoe Lister-Jones, Francis Benhamou, Mimi Lieber, John Rothman

Votes: 2,465 | Gross: $0.02M

44. The Jerky Boys (1995)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Crime

4.6
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When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't... See full summary »

Director: James Melkonian | Stars: John G. Brennan, Kamal Ahmed, Alan Arkin, William Hickey

Votes: 2,182 | Gross: $7.56M

45. The Saint of Fort Washington (1993)

R | 103 min | Drama

7.2
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Matthew, a young schizophrenic, finds himself out on the street when a slumlord tears down his apartment building. Soon, he finds himself in even more dire straits, when he is threatened by... See full summary »

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Danny Glover, Matt Dillon, Rick Aviles, Nina Siemaszko

Votes: 1,998 | Gross: $0.06M

46. Cosby (1996–2000)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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Hilton Lucas was forced by his employer to retire. His wife has trouble with him always being at home and so does he.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Doug E. Doug, T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh

Votes: 1,878

47. Manhunt (2003 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Death-row inmate James Earl Cash awakens from his "execution" to discover that prison officials were bribed to fake his death and deliver him into the clutches of a snuff film ring that wants to use him as its newest star.

Director: Navid Khonsari | Stars: Sean R. Lynch, John Doman, Lenny Venito, Gregory Salata

Votes: 1,531

48. Six Ways to Sunday (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Eighteen-year-old mothers' son Harry (he lives with his overprotective mother Kate) shows his cruel side at one occasion and is hired as hitman/enforcer by the Jewish mob.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Norman Reedus, Debbie Harry, Adrien Brody, Paul D'Amato

Votes: 1,262 | Gross: $0.05M

49. Witness to the Mob (1998 TV Movie)

124 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul ... See full summary »

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Nicholas Turturro, Tom Sizemore, Debi Mazar, Abe Vigoda

Votes: 1,194

50. The Warriors (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Thriller

9.1
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The Warriors are a gang from Coney Island. They go to the biggest gang leader's meeting under a truce. But all doesn't go well as the gang leader is shot and killed. Framed for this murder,... See full summary »

Directors: Navid Khonsari, Greg Bick, John Zurhellen | Stars: James Remar, Ephraim Benton, Dorsey Wright, David Harris

Votes: 1,191