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1. Paths of Glory (1957)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, War

8.5
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When soldiers in World War I refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superior officers decide to make an example of them.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Calder Willingham, Jim Thompson, Humphrey Cobb | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

2. The Killer Inside Me (2010)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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53 Metascore

A West Texas deputy sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer.

Writers: John Curran, Jim Thompson | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba, Ned Beatty

3. The Killing (1956)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.1
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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Jim Thompson, Lionel White | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

4. The Getaway (1972)

122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.5
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A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.

Writers: Walter Hill, Jim Thompson | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers

5. The Getaway (1994)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.7
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Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Thompson, Walter Hill, Amy Holden Jones | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, Michael Madsen, James Woods

6. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Ken Berry, Jean Inness

7. The Grifters (1990)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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86 Metascore

A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.

Writers: Jim Thompson, Donald E. Westlake | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, Jan Munroe

8. After Dark, My Sweet (1990)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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An ex-boxer is drifting around after escaping from the mental hospital. He meets a widow who convinces him to help fix up the neglected estate her ex-husband left. Her Uncle talks them both... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Thompson, Robert Redlin, James Foley | Director: James Foley | Stars: Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani

9. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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Stars: Dan Hedaya, Lynette Walden, Grace Zabriskie, Miguel Ferrer

10. 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

11. Série noire (1979)

111 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Franck Poupart is a slightly neurotic door-to-door salesman in a sinister part of Paris' suburbs. He meets Mona, a teenager, who's been made a prostitute by her own aunt. Franck would like ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Thompson, Georges Perec, Alain Corneau | Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Patrick Dewaere, Myriam Boyer, Marie Trintignant, Bernard Blier

12. Hit Me (1996)

R | 125 min | Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Sonny lives with his retarded older brother, and works as a bellhop at a second-rate hotel. This changes when Monique a beautiful, suicidal nut-case checks in.

Writers: Denis Johnson, Jim Thompson | Director: Steven Shainberg | Stars: Elias Koteas, Laure Marsac, Jay Leggett, Bruce Ramsay

13. This World, Then the Fireworks (1997)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.0
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Marty Lakewood is a reporter forced to leave Chicago and his family because he had uncovered too much police corruption. He returns to his small home town on the California coast to his ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Thompson, Larry Gross | Director: Michael Oblowitz | Stars: Philip Loch, Elis Imboden, Christian Durango, Sloan Cobb

14. Lunatic at Large

Action, Adventure, Thriller | Announced

Set in New York in 1956, it tells the story of Johnnie Sheppard, an ex-carnival worker with serious anger-management issues, and Joyce, a nervous, attractive barfly he picks up in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Thompson, Stanley Kubrick, Stephen Clarke | Director: Chris Palmer

15. The Killer Inside Me (1976)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Everyone figures Lou Ford, a small-town, Montana, deputy sheriff, to be a normal, good-old-boy kind of regular Joe. But no one knows about "the sickness" that drives him to kill.

Writers: Edward Mann, Robert Chamblee, Jim Thompson | Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Stacy Keach, Susan Tyrrell, Tisha Sterling, Keenan Wynn

16. Coup de torchon (1981)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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1938, in a French african colony. Lucien Cordier is the cop of this village, populated with blacks and a few whites (usually racialist and lustful). He is a washout, everyone (including his... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Aurenche, Bertrand Tavernier, Jim Thompson | Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Marielle

17. Convoy (1965– )

60 min | War, Drama

8.1
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Civilian Captain Foster (the freighter "Flagship") and Commander Talbot (US Navy destroyer Escort "DD 181") are responsible for convoying ships across the Atlantic during World War II.

Stars: John Gavin, Horst Ebersberg, Michael Stanwood, Richard Angarola

18. Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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A former underworld lawyer goes to work for the Federal Government, determined to bring 100 top criminals to justice.

Creator: Paul Monash | Stars: Peter Mark Richman, Gavin MacLeod, Ted de Corsia, Ed Begley

19. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Colonel Mackenzie, commander of the 4th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Clark near Brackettville in Kinney County in southwest Texas, during the 1870's receives secret orders from U.S. President ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, Art Gilmore, Riley Hill, Jack Ging

20. The Kill-Off (1989)

110 min | Drama

6.3
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Business at The Pavilion bar is down so Pete and Rags decide that the best way to get The Pavilion off the skids is to turn it into a strip joint.

Writers: Maggie Greenwald, Jim Thompson | Director: Maggie Greenwald | Stars: Loretta Gross, Andrew Lee Barrett, Jackson Sims, Steve Monroe

21. Nothing More Than Murder

Thriller | Announced

A tale of fraud, murder, lies and adultery with a small town movie theatre and the film distribution business as background.

Writers: John Alan Simon, Jim Thompson | Director: John Alan Simon

22. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)
Episode: Blood on the Rio (1959)

30 min | Western

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A flood changes the course of the Rio Grande putting the home of a rancher on the Mexican side of the river. The hot-headed owner ignores Col. Mackenzie's advice to vacate the property ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Thompson, Russell P. Reeder | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Richard Carlson, Virginia Gregg, Robert Anderson, John Milford

23. Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)
Episode: Five for One (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Creator: Paul Monash | Stars: Peter Mark Richman, Jim Backus, Ludwig Donath, Joanna Barnes

24. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)
Episode: Indian Agent (1958)

30 min | Western

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A crooked Indian agent encourages young Indian braves to attack white settlers. Colonel Mackenzie suspects his treachery, but needs to find proof before he can take action.

Writers: Jim Thompson, David Victor, Herbert Little Jr., Russell P. Reeder | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Richard Carlson, Stephen Ellsworth, Dehl Berti, Craig Duncan

25. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)
Episode: Joe Ironhat (1959)

30 min | Western

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Joe Topanga returns to Fort Clark as the first member of his tribe to receive a formal education. Upon his return, he suffers prejudice from the white and ridicule from his fellow tribesman... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Thompson, Russell P. Reeder | Director: Herman Hoffman | Stars: Richard Carlson, Dehl Berti, Anne Anderson, Leonard Nimoy

26. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)
Episode: Long Ride Home (1959)

30 min | Western

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Colonel Mackenzie and his men capture three outlaws after a desperate gunfight that wounds half the troopers and most of their horses. In order to return to Fort Davis, they must walk ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Thompson, Russell P. Reeder | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Richard Carlson, Ward Wood, Craig Duncan, Bern Bassey

27. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: My Name Is Lisa, and I Am Lost (1965)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: James P. Griffith, Jim Thompson | Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Lois Nettleton, Carmen Mathews

28. Convoy (1965– )
Episode: The Duel (1965)

60 min | War, Drama

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Writers: John Hawkins, Ward Hawkins, Jim Thompson | Director: Don McDougall | Stars: John Gavin, The Kingston Trio, Frank Marth, Edward Mulhare

29. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: The Frightening Frammis (1993)

Drama, Crime, Mystery

4.8
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We meet our anti-hero, grafter Mitch Allison, disheveled and walking by the side of the road. He tells us in a flash back narrative how he stole $25,000 from his con-artist wife Bette and ... See full summary »

Writers: Jon Robin Baitz, Howard A. Rodman, Jim Thompson | Director: Tom Cruise | Stars: Bill Erwin, Peter Gallagher, Jean Speegle Howard, Gene Price