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1. The Godfather (1972)

R | 175 min | Crime, Drama

9.2
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100 Metascore

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Writers: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Votes: 911,355

2. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

R | 200 min | Crime, Drama

9.1
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80 Metascore

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.

Writers: Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Votes: 606,606

3. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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93 Metascore

A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Writer: Paul Schrader | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 391,477

4. Rocky (1976)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.

Writer: Sylvester Stallone | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Votes: 274,686

5. Rocky II (1979)

PG | 119 min | Action, Drama, Sport

7.1
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Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch.

Writer: Sylvester Stallone | Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Votes: 100,771

6. Maniac (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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47 Metascore

As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.

Writers: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur, Joe Spinell | Director: Franck Khalfoun | Stars: Elijah Wood, Nora Arnezeder, America Olivo, Megan Duffy

Votes: 21,861

7. Married to the Mob (1988)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.1
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71 Metascore

An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife seeking to start her life over after her husband's murder and who is also pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself.

Writers: Barry Strugatz, Mark R. Burns | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Paul Lazar, Captain Haggerty

Votes: 11,011

8. Cruising (1980)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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A police detective goes undercover in the underground S&M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is preying on gay men.

Writers: William Friedkin, Gerald Walker | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen, Richard Cox

Votes: 10,946

9. Nighthawks (1981)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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Conservative street cop DaSilva reluctantly agrees to terminate an international terrorist who has demanded media attention. But DaSilva's "at-home" tactics are very much put to the challenge.

Writers: David Shaber, Paul Sylbert | Directors: Bruce Malmuth, Gary Nelson | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Rutger Hauer, Billy Dee Williams, Lindsay Wagner

Votes: 10,889

10. Brubaker (1980)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.

Writers: W.D. Richter, Arthur A. Ross, Joe Hyams, Thomas O. Murton | Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Morgan Freeman, Jane Alexander

Votes: 10,027

11. Night Shift (1982)

R | 106 min | Comedy

6.5
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A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a... See full summary »

Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long, Gina Hecht

Votes: 9,677

12. Maniac (1980)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.5
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A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?

Writers: C.A. Rosenberg, Joe Spinell | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Abigail Clayton, Kelly Piper

Votes: 8,568

13. Sorcerer (1977)

PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.

Writers: Walon Green, Georges Arnaud | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou

Votes: 6,490

14. The Pick-up Artist (1987)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.1
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A womanizer meets his match when he falls for a woman in debt to the mafia.

Writer: James Toback | Director: James Toback | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Danny Aiello

Votes: 4,181

15. Big Wednesday (1978)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.3
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The lives of some California surfers from the early '60s to the '70s.

Writers: John Milius, Dennis Aaberg | Director: John Milius | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

Votes: 4,001

16. Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

R | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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This, the second adaptation of Raymond Chandler's novel, is much closer to the source text than the original - Murder, My Sweet (1944), which tended to avoid some of the sleazier parts of ... See full summary »

Writers: David Zelag Goodman, Raymond Chandler | Director: Dick Richards | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland, Sylvia Miles

Votes: 3,536

17. Maniac Cop 2 (1990)

R | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Action

5.7
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A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Robert Davi, Claudia Christian, Michael Lerner, Bruce Campbell

Votes: 3,399

18. The Ninth Configuration (1980)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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A new commanding officer arrives at a remote castle serving as an insane asylum for crazy and AWOL U.S. Army soldiers where he attempts to rehabilitate them by allowing them to live out ... See full summary »

Writer: William Peter Blatty | Director: William Peter Blatty | Stars: Stacy Keach, Scott Wilson, Jason Miller, Ed Flanders

Votes: 3,373

19. Forbidden Zone (1980)

R | 74 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.0
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The bizarre and musical tale of a girl who travels to another dimension through the gateway found in her family's basement.

Writers: Richard Elfman, Matthew Bright, Nick L. Martinson, Nicholas James | Director: Richard Elfman | Stars: Hervé Villechaize, Susan Tyrrell, Gisele Lindley, Jan Stuart Schwartz

Votes: 3,195

20. Melvin and Howard (1980)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.

Writer: Bo Goldman | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Paul Le Mat, Jason Robards, Elizabeth Cheshire, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 3,151

21. Paradise Alley (1978)

PG | 107 min | Drama

5.8
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Three Italian-American brothers, living in the slums of 1940's New York, try to help each other with one's wrestling career using one brother's promotional skills and another brother's con-artist tactics to thwart a sleazy manager.

Writer: Sylvester Stallone | Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Lee Canalito, Armand Assante, Frank McRae

Votes: 2,901

22. Starcrash (1978)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.0
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An outlaw smuggler and her alien companion are recruited by the Emperor of the Galaxy to rescue his son and destroy a secret weapon by the evil Count Zarth Arn.

Writers: Luigi Cozzi, Nat Wachsberger, R.A. Dillon | Director: Luigi Cozzi | Stars: Marjoe Gortner, Caroline Munro, Christopher Plummer, David Hasselhoff

Votes: 2,841

23. Losin' It (1983)

R | 100 min | Comedy

4.8
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51 Metascore

Set in 1965, four rowdy teenage guys travel to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of partying when they are joined by a heartbroken housewife who is in town seeking a quick divorce.

Writers: Bill L. Norton, Bryan Gindoff | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jackie Earle Haley, John Stockwell, John P. Navin Jr.

Votes: 2,681

24. Stay Hungry (1976)

R | 102 min | Drama, Comedy

5.7
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A syndicate wants to buy a whole district to rebuild it. They've bought every house except the small gym "Olympic", where Mr. Austria Joe Santo prepares for the Mr. Universum championships ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Gaines, Bob Rafelson | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 2,617

25. The Seven-Ups (1973)

PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.

Writers: Albert Ruben, Alexander Jacobs, Sonny Grosso | Director: Philip D'Antoni | Stars: Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold, Jerry Leon

Votes: 2,509

26. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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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: 2,418

27. The Godfather: A Novel for Television (1977 TV Mini-Series)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.3
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The first two Godfather films were re-edited together in chronological order with additional footage added.

Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, James Caan

Votes: 2,157

28. Eureka (1983)

R | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Arctic prospector Jack McCann, after fifteen years of solitary searching, becomes one of the world's wealthiest men when he literally falls into a mountain of gold in 1925. Years later, in ... See full summary »

Writers: Marshall Houts, Paul Mayersberg, Robert W. Service | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Gene Hackman, Theresa Russell, Rutger Hauer, Jane Lapotaire

Votes: 1,747

29. Vigilante (1983)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Eddie Marino is a factory worker in New York City. He has a wife named Vickie and a son named Scott. Eddie's friend and co-worker Nick and some of the factory's other workers have formed a ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Vetere | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, Richard Bright, Rutanya Alda

Votes: 1,474

30. Last Embrace (1979)

R | 102 min | Thriller

6.2
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Harry breaks down and loses his job after his wife is assassinated - could it be his turn next ?

Writers: Murray Teigh Bloom, David Shaber | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Roy Scheider, Janet Margolin, John Glover, Sam Levene

Votes: 1,432

31. Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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An aspiring Jewish actor moves out of his parents' Brooklyn apartment to seek his fortune in the bohemian life of Greenwich Village in 1953. He struggles to come to terms with his feelings ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith

Votes: 1,307

32. Winter Kills (1979)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Condon, William Richert | Director: William Richert | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins, Eli Wallach

Votes: 1,226

33. Rancho Deluxe (1975)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.4
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Two drifters, of widely varying backgrounds, rustle cattle and try to avoid being caught in contemporary Montana.

Writer: Thomas McGuane | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Sam Waterston, Elizabeth Ashley, Clifton James

Votes: 1,078

34. The First Deadly Sin (1980)

R | 112 min | Thriller

5.9
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A police inspector, nearing retirement, tracks a serial killer who is terrorizing New York.

Writers: Mann Rubin, Lawrence Sanders | Director: Brian G. Hutton | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Faye Dunaway, David Dukes, George Coe

Votes: 1,078

35. The Last Horror Film (1982)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror

5.4
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A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends.

Writers: Judd Hamilton, David Winters, Tom Klassen | Director: David Winters | Stars: J'Len Winters, John Kelly, Joe Spinell, Simone Overman

Votes: 753

36. National Lampoon's Movie Madness (1982)

R | 89 min | Comedy

2.9
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A parody of film genres composed of three shorts, spoofing personal growth films, glossy soap operas, and police stories.

Writers: Tod Carroll, Shary Flenniken, Pat Mephitis, Gerald Sussman, Ellis Weiner | Directors: Bob Giraldi, Henry Jaglom | Stars: Peter Riegert, Diane Lane, Candy Clark, Teresa Ganzel

Votes: 729

37. Monsignor (1982)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, War

4.9
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An ambitious priest seduces a nun and leads the Vatican into shady business during and after World War II.

Writers: Jack-Alain Léger, Abraham Polonsky, Wendell Mayes | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Geneviève Bujold, Fernando Rey, Jason Miller

Votes: 622

38. The Whoopee Boys (1986)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Two obnoxious and dim-witted misfits attempt to save a school for needy children by attempting to sneak into the wealthy high society of Palm Beach to get the money needed for their cause.

Writers: Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai, David Obst | Director: John Byrum | Stars: Michael O'Keefe, Paul Rodriguez, Denholm Elliott, Carole Shelley

Votes: 552

39. Cops and Robbers (1973)

PG | 89 min | Crime, Comedy

6.4
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Two disillusioned New York policemen plan a $10 million robbery to fuel their low pensions, only to run into one debacle after another in the process.

Writer: Donald E. Westlake | Director: Aram Avakian | Stars: Cliff Gorman, Joseph Bologna, Charlene Dallas, James Ferguson

Votes: 402

40. Walking the Edge (1985)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.

Writer: Curt Allen | Director: Norbert Meisel | Stars: Nancy Kwan, Robert Forster, Joe Spinell, A Martinez

Votes: 374

41. One Down, Two to go (1976)

R | 89 min | Action, Drama

4.7
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A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.

Writer: Fred Williamson | Director: Fred Williamson | Stars: Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, Jim Kelly, Richard Roundtree

Votes: 311

42. Out of the Darkness (1985 TV Movie)

94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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"Out of the Darkness" is a gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" - the infamous serial killer who stalked New York in the ... See full summary »

Writer: T.S. Cook | Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Martin Sheen, Hector Elizondo, Matt Clark, Jennifer Salt

Votes: 256

43. 92 in the Shade (1975)

R | 93 min | Drama, Comedy

6.4
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A young drifter returns to his home in Key West, Florida and attempts to open a fishing charter business, provoking a dangerous feud with a rival fishing sea captain.

Writer: Thomas McGuane | Director: Thomas McGuane | Stars: Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Margot Kidder, Burgess Meredith

Votes: 216

44. The Super (2010)

98 min | Horror

5.5
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George Rossi, who immigrated to the US and served in the Vietnam war, is now a Superintendent of a Queens apartment building. He finds himself quickly slipping into a depraved world which is fueled by the tenants of the building.

Writers: Brian Weaver, Evan Makrogiannis | Directors: Evan Makrogiannis, Brian Weaver | Stars: Demetri Kallas, Lynn Lowry, Necro, Manoush

Votes: 206

45. Night Heat (1985–1989)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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The exploits of the detectives of the Mid South Precinct, in a generic North American city not unlike New York (but a lot like Toronto), chronicled through the eyes of newspaper columnist ... See full summary »

Creators: Don Flynn, Sonny Grosso | Stars: Scott Hylands, Allan Royal, Jeff Wincott, Sean McCann

Votes: 197

46. Vampire (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Horror

6.8
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His self-made, but unwanted sleep of nearly 40 years disturbed by the ground-breaking to build a new church, over his self-collapsed tomb, under an old house that was his refuge in the 1940... See full summary »

Writers: Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll | Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Jason Miller, Richard Lynch, E.G. Marshall, Kathryn Harrold

Votes: 197

47. Deadly Illusion (1987)

R | 87 min | Adventure, Thriller, Crime

4.7
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A detective is framed for a murder he didn't commit.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Directors: Larry Cohen, William Tannen | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, Vanity, Morgan Fairchild, John Beck

Votes: 189

48. The Children of Times Square (1986 TV Movie)

94 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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An alienated teenage boy runs away from home and ventures to New York City where he falls in with a gang of juvenile delinquents working as drug dealers and pickpockets for a shady crime boss.

Writer: Curtis Hanson | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Joanna Cassidy, David Ackroyd, Larry B. Scott

Votes: 184

49. Strike Force (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | Crime, Drama, Sport

3.6
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A New York City detective teams up with a federal agent and a state trooper to bust up a drug ring.

Writers: Sonny Grosso, Roger O. Hirson | Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Cliff Gorman, Don Blakely, Richard Gere, Edward Grover

Votes: 156

50. Maniac 2: Mr. Robbie (1986)

Not Rated | 8 min | Horror, Short

6.8
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A children's television host plots murderous revenge against child abusers.

Writers: Joe Cirillo, Joe Spinell | Director: Buddy Giovinazzo | Star: Joe Spinell

Votes: 151