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1. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.

Creators: Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov, Roberto Orci | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

Votes: 40,870

2. Black Mass (I) (2015)

R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama | Completed

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

Writers: Mark Mallouk, Jez Butterworth, Dick Lehr, Gerard O'Neill | Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Joel Edgerton

3. Django Unchained (2012)

R | 165 min | Western

8.5
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81 Metascore

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Writer: Quentin Tarantino | Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

Votes: 803,095

4. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)

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

7.8
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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.

Creator: Anthony E. Zuiker | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

Votes: 63,183

5. Chicago Fire (2012– )

43 min | Action, Drama

7.9
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The story of firefighters in Chicago.

Creators: Michael Brandt, Derek Haas | Stars: Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund, Yuri Sardarov

Votes: 18,615

6. CSI: Miami (2002–2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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The cases of the Miami-Dade, Florida police department's Crime Scene Investigations unit.

Creators: Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn, Anthony E. Zuiker | Stars: David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez, Rex Linn

Votes: 40,688

7. Public Enemies (2009)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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70 Metascore

The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

Writers: Ronan Bennett, Michael Mann, Ann Biderman, Bryan Burrough | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, James Russo, David Wenham

Votes: 213,420

8. Numb3rs (2005–2010)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Working for the FBI, a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.

Creators: Nicolas Falacci, Cheryl Heuton | Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

Votes: 31,069

9. 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.

Writers: Harry Grey, Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Enrico Medioli, Franco Arcalli, Franco Ferrini, Sergio Leone, Stuart Kaminsky | Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci

Votes: 195,003

10. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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67 Metascore

A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock n' roll.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Votes: 65,286

11. Miami Vice (1984–1990)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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The adventures of the vice squad detectives of the Miami Police Department.

Creator: Anthony Yerkovich | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Olivia Brown

Votes: 15,052

12. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy

7.3
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64 Metascore

A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.

Writers: Daniel Petrie Jr., Danilo Bach | Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher

Votes: 114,516

13. Donnie Brasco (1997)

R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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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.

Writers: Joseph D. Pistone, Richard Woodley, Paul Attanasio | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby

Votes: 208,861

14. Las Vegas (2003–2008)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Welcome to the Montecito Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, where you can do anything you want... but Ed Deline and his crack surveillance team will be watching. Just remember, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas...

Creator: Gary Scott Thompson | Stars: Josh Duhamel, James Caan, James Lesure, Vanessa Marcil

Votes: 22,088

15. Deadly Sisters (2014)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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44 Metascore

Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.

Writers: Fab Filippo, Adam Till | Director: Stanley M. Brooks | Stars: Abigail Breslin, Georgie Henley, Mira Sorvino, James Russo

Votes: 3,274

16. Without a Trace (2002–2009)

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

6.9
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The cases of an FBI unit specializing in missing persons investigations.

Creator: Hank Steinberg | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

Votes: 13,645

17. The Ninth Gate (1999)

R | 133 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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44 Metascore

A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones.

Writers: Arturo Pérez-Reverte, John Brownjohn, Enrique Urbizu, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin, Emmanuelle Seigner

Votes: 128,639

18. The Carrier (I) (2014)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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28 Metascore

A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.

Writers: David Grovic, Paul Conway, James Russo | Director: David Grovic | Stars: John Cusack, Rebecca Da Costa, Robert De Niro, Crispin Glover

Votes: 11,512

19. The Postman (1997)

R | 177 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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29 Metascore

A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America.

Writers: David Brin, Eric Roth, Brian Helgeland | Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate, Olivia Williams

Votes: 52,314

20. Open Range (2003)

R | 139 min | Action, Romance, Western

7.5
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67 Metascore

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

Writers: Lauran Paine, Craig Storper | Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Diego Luna, Abraham Benrubi

Votes: 50,587

21. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.1
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77 Metascore

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

Votes: 33,756

22. Vegas (2012–2013)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Ralph Lamb, a former MP for the US Army, becomes sheriff. His brother, Jack, and his son, Dixon, are deputized. Meanwhile, Vincent Savino comes from Chicago to Vegas to run The Savoy hotel and casino.

Creators: Nicholas Pileggi, Greg Walker | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Taylor Handley

Votes: 6,328

23. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Creators: Richard Lindheim, Michael Sloan | Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 2,755

24. State of Grace (1990)

R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry... See full summary »

Writer: Dennis McIntyre | Director: Phil Joanou | Stars: Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright

Votes: 15,022

25. Miss Bala (2011)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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80 Metascore

After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding.

Writers: Gerardo Naranjo, Mauricio Katz | Director: Gerardo Naranjo | Stars: Stephanie Sigman, Irene Azuela, Jose Yenque, James Russo

Votes: 6,535

26. Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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Set long before the Star Wars films, the Sith Empire returns to the galaxy to begin a war with the Galactic Republic. After some brutal battles, both sides stop fighting each other, but the... See full summary »

Writers: Randy Begel, Charles Boyd, Jennifer Brandes Hepler, Rob Chestney, Armand Constantine, Daniel Erickson, Alex Freed, Travis Greene, Rebecca Harwick, Chris Hepler, Tyler Hitchings, Hall Hood, Drew Karpyshyn, Mary Kirby, Neil Pollner, Cathleen Rootsaert, Ian Ryan, Jessica Sliwinski, Aaron de Orive | Director: James Ohlen | Stars: Tom Spackman, Grey Griffin, Bertie Carvel, Jo Wyatt

Votes: 1,521

27. The Cotton Club (1984)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

Writers: William Kennedy, Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo, Jim Haskins | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee

Votes: 11,828

28. Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Millions of people speak to God. What if God spoke back? Life just got a hell of a lot more confusing for teenage Joan Girardi, who already deals with feeling out of place in her family : ... See full summary »

Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Joe Mantegna, Mary Steenburgen, Jason Ritter

Votes: 7,828

29. We're No Angels (1989)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.

Writers: David Mamet, Ranald MacDougall, Albert Husson, Sam Spewack, Bella Spewack | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, Demi Moore, Hoyt Axton

Votes: 16,094

30. American Justice (2015)

83 min | Action

2.4
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Jack Justice (Tommy "Tiny" Lister) is an LAPD cop, who is suspended from the police force due to his reckless actions while fighting crime. Jack travels to a Texas border town and teaches ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Bryant, Demetrius Navarro | Director: Demetrius Navarro | Stars: John Schneider, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, James Russo, Vida Guerra

Votes: 327

31. Bad Girls (1994)

R | 99 min | Western

5.0
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Four prostitutes join together to travel the Old West.

Writers: Albert S. Ruddy, Charles Finch, Gray Frederickson, Ken Friedman, Yolande Turner | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie MacDowell, Drew Barrymore

Votes: 9,061

32. Dark Blue (2009–2010)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Officer Carter Shaw and his team go undercover - sometimes too deep, among the criminals of modern-day Los Angeles.

Creators: Danny Cannon, Doug Jung | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Omari Hardwick, Logan Marshall-Green, Nicki Aycox

Votes: 3,375

33. Friday's Curse (1987–1990)

60 min | Horror

7.7
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Two young antique store owners must recover cursed antiques.

Creators: Larry B. Williams, Frank Mancuso Jr. | Stars: Louise Robey, Chris Wiggins, John D. LeMay, Steve Monarque

Votes: 2,130

34. Crime Story (1986–1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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The saga of a Chicago police detective's efforts to stop a young hood's ruthless rise in the ranks of organized crime.

Creators: Chuck Adamson, Gustave Reininger | Stars: Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan, Billy Campbell

Votes: 1,628

35. Stiletto (II) (2008)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count.

Writer: Paul Sloan | Director: Nick Vallelonga | Stars: Stana Katic, Tom Berenger, Paul Sloan, Michael Biehn

Votes: 2,070

36. The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008 TV Mini-Series)

Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Currie Graham, Amy Davidson, Ingrid Rogers

Votes: 681

37. Code of Honor (2015)

Action | Post-production

Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Winnick | Director: Michael Winnick | Stars: Steven Seagal, Helena Mattsson, Craig Sheffer, Louis Mandylor

38. Broken Trail (2006 TV Mini-Series)

184 min | Western

7.8
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Print Miller feels guilty about inheriting his nephew's mother's house and partners up with him to drive horses for for sale in an eventful journey.

Stars: Robert Duvall, Thomas Haden Church, Greta Scacchi, Gwendoline Yeo

Votes: 4,380

39. Boy Wonder (2010)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A traumatized boy grows into a shy, determined teenager who patrols the mean streets of New York City, helping those in need and dishing out severe punishment to remorseless thugs.

Writer: Michael Morrissey | Director: Michael Morrissey | Stars: Caleb Steinmeyer, Zulay Henao, Bill Sage, Daniel Stewart Sherman

Votes: 7,079

40. Extremities (1986)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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A woman takes revenge on the man who invades her home and tries to rape her.

Writer: William Mastrosimone | Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid

Votes: 2,248

41. On the Doll (2007)

Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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A lurid, dark look into the lives of sex workers, where victims of child abuse deal with the consequences later in life.

Writer: Thomas Mignone | Director: Thomas Mignone | Stars: Brittany Snow, Josh Janowicz, Clayne Crawford, Shanna Collins

Votes: 1,186

42. Sonic Impact (2000)

94 min | Action, Thriller

4.2
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When a deranged criminal is caught, he is then being transported by plane, along with some other criminals. Through a stroke of luck he is able to subdue the Federal agents assigned to ... See full summary »

Writer: Sean McGinly | Director: Rodney McDonald | Stars: James Russo, Ice-T, Michael Harris, Sam Anderson

Votes: 369

43. The Bronx Bull (2015)

R | Drama

6.7
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A combination "before the rage" and "after the rage" of world middleweight boxing champion Jake LaMotta's tumultuous life and times.

Writers: Rustam Branaman, Martin Guigui, Chris Anderson, Sharon McGehee, Jake LaMotta | Director: Martin Guigui | Stars: William Forsythe, Joe Mantegna, Tom Sizemore, Paul Sorvino

Votes: 73

44. Panther (I) (1995)

R | 124 min | Drama

6.3
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A dramatized account of the story of The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense.

Writer: Melvin Van Peebles | Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Kadeem Hardison, Bokeem Woodbine, Joe Don Baker, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 1,765

45. Butter (1998)

R | 101 min | Action, Thriller

3.9
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Corrupt record company executives kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her cousin/manager for ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Gathings Bunche | Director: Peter Gathings Bunche | Stars: Shemar Moore, Nia Long, Ernie Hudson, Donnie Wahlberg

Votes: 314

46. Chavez Cage of Glory (2013)

R | 92 min | Drama, Sport

4.4
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Barely being able to make ends meet and doing everything he can possibly do to cover his ill son's growing medical bills, Hector Chavez turns to his fighting roots in the underbelly of LA. ... See full summary »

Writer: Hector Echavarria | Director: Hector Echavarria | Stars: Hector Echavarria, Danny Trejo, Steven Bauer, Patrick Kilpatrick

Votes: 149

47. A Kiss Before Dying (1991)

R | 94 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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Realising his secret girl-friend Dorothy's pregnancy will sour her relations with her ultra-rich father, career-minded Philadelphia student Jonathan Corliss coolly murders her, making it ... See full summary »

Writers: Ira Levin, James Dearden | Director: James Dearden | Stars: Matt Dillon, Sean Young, James Bonfanti, Sarah Keller

Votes: 3,689

48. Dangerous Game (1993)

R | 108 min | Drama

5.7
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A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.

Writer: Nicholas St. John | Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Madonna, James Russo, Nancy Ferrara

Votes: 2,650

49. Never Surrender (2009)

R | 87 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

2.6
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From the cage to the big screen, the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts Champions come together for the first time in a major motion picture. When an MMA world champion is lured into the ... See full summary »

Writers: David Storey, Hector Echavarria | Director: Hector Echavarria | Stars: Hector Echavarria, Patrick Kilpatrick, James Russo, Silvia Koys

Votes: 1,687

50. China Girl (1987)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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A modern day Romeo & Juliet story is told in New York when an Italian boy and a Chinese girl become lovers, causing a tragic conflict between ethnic gangs.

Writer: Nicholas St. John | Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: James Russo, Richard Panebianco, Sari Chang, David Caruso

Votes: 1,060