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1. The Thin Blue Line (1988)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.1
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79 Metascore

A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.

Writer: Errol Morris | Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson

Votes: 14,345

2. NBC Special Treat (1975–1986)

Family

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Stars: Cheryl Arutt, Ricky Paull Goldin, Scott Baio, Chris Barnes

Votes: 14

3. Summer of My German Soldier (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.9
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A young American girl meets a German prisoner of war.

Writers: Bette Greene, Jane-Howard Hammerstein | Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Bruce Davison, Esther Rolle, Michael Constantine

Votes: 305

4. 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: 218,268

5. Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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53 Metascore

A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.

Writer: Jason Smilovic | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Votes: 255,210

6. 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: 2,912

7. Two (1974)

93 min | Drama

7.8
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Writer: Charles Trieschmann | Director: Charles Trieschmann | Stars: Sara Venable, Douglas Travis, Clifford Villeneuve, Ray Houle

Votes: 16

8. Rockers (1978)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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Horsemouth sets himself up in business selling records but when gangsters steal his bike things start to turn nasty. As tensions build, Horsemouth and friends plot to end the gangsters ... See full summary »

Writer: Ted Bafaloukos | Director: Ted Bafaloukos | Stars: Leroy 'Horsemouth' Wallace, Richard 'Dirty Harry' Hall, Monica Craig, Marjorie Norman

Votes: 1,281

9. Thief (2006 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Creator: Norman Morrill | Stars: Andre Braugher, Mae Whitman, Yancey Arias, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 983

10. Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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78 Metascore

A cinematic portrait of the life and career of the infamous American execution device designer and holocaust denier.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Fred A. Leuchter Jr., Robert Jan Van Pelt, David Irving, Caroline Leuchter

Votes: 4,637

11. The Equalizer (1985–1989)
Episode: Dead Drop (1986)

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

7.5
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McCall assembles a team of former colleagues to help an innocent bystander in danger when he is unwittingly involved in a smuggling operation. However, McCall runs into unexpected trouble with a smug bureaucrat gunning for Control's job.

Creators: Michael Sloan, Richard Lindheim | Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Edward Woodward, James Murtaugh, Robin Curtis, Ray Baker

Votes: 33

12. Thief (2006– )
Episode: Pilot (2006)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Tragedy strikes for Nick Atwater in the aftermath of a botched high-stakes heist.

Creator: Norman Morrill | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Andre Braugher, Mae Whitman, Yancey Arias, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 42

13. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

R | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.

Writer: Mitch Markowitz | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana

Votes: 93,936

14. Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997)

PG | 80 min | Documentary

7.3
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What do an elderly topiary gardener, a retired lion tamer, a man fascinated by mole rats, and a cutting-edge robotics designer have in common? Both nothing and everything in this ... See full summary »

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Dave Hoover, George Mendonça, Rodney Brooks, Raymond A. Mendez

Votes: 3,146

15. The Halloween That Almost Wasn't (1979 TV Short)

30 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Upset by rumors that Halloween may end, Dracula calls his mild-mannered monsters together and delivers an ultimatum - either regain their frightening image, or leave his Transylvania castle forever.

Writer: Coleman Jacoby | Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Mariette Hartley, Henry Gibson, Jack Riley

Votes: 267

16. Diner (1982)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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86 Metascore

A group of college-age buddies struggle with their imminent passage into adulthood in 1959 Baltimore.

Writer: Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Daniel Stern

Votes: 14,586

17. Short Eyes (1977)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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53 Metascore

A child molester sent to prison finds that criminals exact harsher justice than society.

Writer: Miguel Pinero | Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Bruce Davison, José Pérez, Nathan George, Don Blakely

Votes: 759

18. Wicker Park (2004)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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40 Metascore

A young Chicago advertising executive believes a woman he sees in a café is his long-lost love. His belief leads to obsession, as he puts his life on hold in order to trail her.

Writers: Gilles Mimouni, Brandon Boyce | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Diane Kruger, Matthew Lillard, Rose Byrne

Votes: 43,868

19. Gangster No. 1 (2000)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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60 Metascore

Chronicles the rise and fall of a prominent, and particularly ruthless English gangster.

Writers: Johnny Ferguson, Louis Mellis, David Scinto | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis, Paul Bettany, Saffron Burrows

Votes: 10,821

20. Soldier's Home (1977 TV Short)

42 min | Short, Drama

6.8
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Harold Krebs went off to fight in World War I, "the war to end all wars." But when he comes home, Harold finds that he doesn't fit in any more. He needs peace and quiet to figure out what ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Geller, Ernest Hemingway | Director: Robert Young | Stars: Richard Backus, Lane Binkley, Lisa Essary, Henry Fonda

Votes: 39

21. The Reckoning (II) (2002)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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49 Metascore

A priest on the lam takes up with a traveling band of actors, who then discover a murder has occurred and try to solve it by recreating the crime in a play.

Writers: Barry Unsworth, Mark Mills | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Paul Bettany, Marian Aguilera, Trevor Steedman

Votes: 4,907

22. Sing (1989)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

6.6
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A teen film about an Italian punk forced to work with an innocent Jewish girl.

Writer: Dean Pitchford | Director: Richard Baskin | Stars: Lorraine Bracco, Peter Dobson, Jessica Steen, Louise Lasser

Votes: 530

23. Nurse (1980 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Michael Learned plays Mary Benjamin, a recently widowed woman who, confronted with her son's departure for college, decides to resume her career as a head nurse in a Manhattan hospital in ... See full summary »

Writers: Peggy Anderson, Sue Grafton | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Michael Learned, Robert Reed, Tom Aldredge, Antonio Fargas

Votes: 31

24. Fatherland (1994 TV Movie)

106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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Fictional historical account of what might have happened if Adolf Hitler had won the Second World War. Germany has corralled all European countries into a single state called Germania, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Harris, Stanley Weiser, Ron Hutchinson | Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Miranda Richardson, Peter Vaughan, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 4,377

25. Tin Men (1987)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.

Writer: Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito, Barbara Hershey, John Mahoney

Votes: 6,484

26. Late for Dinner (1991)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Two young men evading the police for a crime they didn't commit are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The next thing they know is that they are in a strange new world (thirty years on).

Writer: Mark Andrus | Director: W.D. Richter | Stars: Peter Berg, Brian Wimmer, Marcia Gay Harden, Cassy Friel

Votes: 1,433

27. Feast of July (1995)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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After an abandoned young woman in late 19th Century England is taken in by a rural couple with three handsome sons, tragic consequences result.

Writers: H.E. Bates, Christopher Neame | Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Embeth Davidtz, Tom Bell, Gemma Jones, James Purefoy

Votes: 417

28. The Strangers (2008)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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47 Metascore

A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.

Writer: Bryan Bertino | Director: Bryan Bertino | Stars: Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Alex Fisher

Votes: 88,939

29. The Proposition (1998)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and ... See full summary »

Writer: Rick Ramage | Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Madeleine Stowe, William Hurt, Robert Loggia

Votes: 1,800

30. Close Your Eyes (2002)

R | 108 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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45 Metascore

A hypnotherapist is caught up in the pursuit of a serial killer.

Writers: Madison Smartt Bell, Nick Willing, William Brookfield | Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Paddy Considine, Shirley Henderson, Miranda Otto

Votes: 2,665

31. The Jolly Corner (1975 TV Short)

43 min | Short

6.2
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Expatriate Spencer Brydon returns to his now-empty childhood home, and finds himself obsessed with what his life would have been, had he not left America.

Writers: Arthur Barron, Henry James | Director: Arthur Barron | Stars: George Backman, Sudie Bond, James Greene, Salome Jens

Votes: 24

32. Push (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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36 Metascore

Two young Americans with special abilities must race to find a girl in Hong Kong before a shadowy government organization called Division does.

Writer: David Bourla | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Camilla Belle, Dakota Fanning, Chris Evans, Colin Ford

Votes: 88,289

33. Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000 TV Movie)

178 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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About the infamous murder of six year old child beauty pageant contestant Jonbenet Ramsey and the hysterical media coverage that made the investigation even more difficult.

Writers: Lawrence Schiller, Tom Topor | Director: Lawrence Schiller | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Marg Helgenberger, Ronny Cox, Ken Howard

Votes: 473

34. A Doctor's Story (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

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A physician (Howard E. Rollins Jr.) frustrates his family in his fight to prove that an elderly man is not senile.

Writer: Ronald Rubin | Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Art Carney, Charles Kimbrough, Jodi Thelen

Votes: 34

35. Barn Burning (1980 TV Short)

41 min | Drama, Short, Family

5.8
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Abe Snopes (Tommy Lee Jones) is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing in William Faulkner's Barn Burning.

Writers: William Faulkner, Horton Foote | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Diane Kagan, Shawn Whittington, Carolyn Coates

Votes: 117

36. Courtship (1987)

84 min | Drama

5.8
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Young Elizabeth is courted by Horace, but the deeply conservative parents disapprove of the relationship.

Writer: Horton Foote | Director: Howard Cummings | Stars: William Converse-Roberts, Horton Foote Jr., Daisy Foote, Hallie Foote

Votes: 76

37. Sgt. Bilko (1996)

PG | 93 min | Comedy

5.7
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Sgt. Bilko is in charge of the Motor Pool at an Army base. He's also a good-natured con man, providing gambling facilities for the soldiers on base. When an old enemy from his past shows up... See full summary »

Writers: Nat Hiken, Andy Breckman | Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Phil Hartman, Glenne Headly

Votes: 17,377

38. Straight Talk (1992)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A woman ditches her small town life for big city Chicago, where she becomes a sensation as a radio show host.

Writers: Craig Bolotin, Patricia Resnick | Director: Barnet Kellman | Stars: Dolly Parton, James Woods, Griffin Dunne, Michael Madsen

Votes: 2,652

39. Bed & Breakfast (1991)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Three generations of women (Talia Shire, Nina Siemaszko, and Colleen Dewhurst) run a failing bed and breakfast in this gentle romantic comedy. Everything changes when a charming mysterious ... See full summary »

Writer: Cindy Myers | Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Roger Moore, Talia Shire, Colleen Dewhurst, Nina Siemaszko

Votes: 300

40. Jimmy Hollywood (1994)

R | 112 min | Crime, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems ... See full summary »

Writer: Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Joe Pesci, Christian Slater, Victoria Abril, Jason Beghe

Votes: 2,579

41. Double Jeopardy (1992 TV Movie)

R | 99 min | Thriller

5.2
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Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend ... See full summary »

Writers: Craig Tepper, Monte Stettin | Director: Lawrence Schiller | Stars: Rachel Ward, Bruce Boxleitner, Sela Ward, Sally Kirkland

Votes: 354

42. Samba of the Creation of the World (1978)

83 min | Documentary, Musical

3.4
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Three mythical African princesses tell how Olorum, lord of the Universe, has created the Earth, according to the Nagô tradition.

Writers: Vera de Figueiredo, Joana Elbein dos Santos | Director: Vera de Figueiredo | Star: Sérgio Chapelin

Votes: 5

43. Adam's Apple (1986 TV Movie)

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Writer: Frank Abatemarco | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Borrelli, John Cunningham, Kathleen Doyle, Polly Draper

44. NBC Special Treat (1975–1986)
Episode: The Tap Dance Kid (1978)

Family

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Eight year old wants to be a tap dancer like his uncle.

Writers: Louise Fitzhugh, Barra Grant | Director: Barra Grant | Stars: James Pelham, Charles 'Honi' Coles, Danielle Spencer, Charles Blackwell