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1. The Thing (1982)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.

Writers: Bill Lancaster, John W. Campbell Jr. | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Votes: 197,156

2. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A young girl, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends.

Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Anthony Head

Votes: 81,173

3. The Warriors (1979)

R | 92 min | Action, Thriller

7.7
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In 1979 a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them.

Writers: Sol Yurick, David Shaber, Walter Hill | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright, Brian Tyler

Votes: 58,125

4. Oz (1997–2003)

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

8.9
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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: 48,904

5. Money Train (1995)

R | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.

Writers: Doug Richardson, David Loughery | Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Jennifer Lopez, Robert Blake

Votes: 27,710

6. Law & Order (1990–2010)

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

7.6
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

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

Votes: 20,621

7. Grand Theft Auto IV (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Crime

9.3
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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.

Writers: Dan Houser, Rupert Humphries, John Zurhellen, Michael Unsworth | Directors: Rod Edge, John Zurhellen | Stars: Michael Hollick, Jason Zumwalt, Timothy Adams, Moti Margolin

Votes: 17,949

8. ...And Justice for All. (1979)

R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

7.4
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An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will have him disbarred.

Writers: Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, Lee Strasberg

Votes: 17,911

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

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

7.3
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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: 14,649

10. State of Grace (1990)

R | 134 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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: 13,414

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: 13,060

12. Sliders (1995–2000)

60 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy

7.4
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A boy genius and his comrades travel to different parallel universes, trying to find their way back home.

Creators: Tracy Tormé, Robert K. Weiss | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd, John Rhys-Davies, Cleavant Derricks

Votes: 10,783

13. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The gritty details of life as a member of a New York City police unit.

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

Votes: 7,121

14. New Amsterdam (2008– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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A New York homicide detective is cursed with immortality.

Creators: Allan Loeb, Christian Taylor | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Zuleikha Robinson, Alexie Gilmore, Stephen Henderson

Votes: 5,324

15. Most Wanted (1997)

R | 99 min | Action, Thriller

5.5
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A Marine on death row is recruited by a shadowy U.S. military officer as part of a top-secret ops team, then gets framed for murder when the team and it's officer set him up as the fall guy for the assassination of the First Lady.

Writer: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Director: David Hogan | Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jon Voight, Robert Kotecki, Rick Cramer

Votes: 4,484

16. The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)

R | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.3
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A young Cro-Magnons woman is raised by Neanderthals.

Writers: Jean M. Auel, John Sayles | Director: Michael Chapman | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Pamela Reed, James Remar, Thomas G. Waites

Votes: 4,367

17. 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: 2,171

18. All My Children (1970–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery

6.6
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Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Cameron Mathison, Michael E. Knight, Alicia Minshew, Susan Lucci

Votes: 1,638

19. Light of Day (1987)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Music

5.3
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The siblings Patty and Joe live in an industrial suburb. While Patty's ambition is their rock band "The Barbusters" only, Joe also cares for the family and the upbringing of Patty's young ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Schrader | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands, Joan Jett, Michael McKean

Votes: 1,629

20. Shakedown (1988)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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A legal attorney and renegade cop team up to stop a corrupt cop.

Writer: James Glickenhaus | Director: James Glickenhaus | Stars: Peter Weller, Sam Elliott, Richard Brooks, Jude Ciccolella

Votes: 1,606

21. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
Episode: Becoming: Part 2 (1998)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

9.1
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Spike strikes an unlikely alliance with Buffy to keep Angel from destroying the world.

Writer: Joss Whedon | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter

Votes: 1,589

22. 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: 1,448

23. Live Virgin (1999)

R | 88 min | Comedy

3.6
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30 Metascore

A woman, fed up with her father's double standards, decides to lose her virginity.

Writers: Jean-Pierre Marois, Ira Israel | Director: Jean-Pierre Marois | Stars: Mark Adair-Rios, Jason Bercy, Brian Bloom, Michael Cudlitz

Votes: 1,351

24. McBain (1991)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama

4.6
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Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the oppressive El Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain... See full summary »

Writer: James Glickenhaus | Director: James Glickenhaus | Stars: Christopher Walken, Maria Conchita Alonso, Michael Joseph DeSare, Chick Vennera

Votes: 1,004

25. Rites of Passage (1999)

R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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An attorney decides to take a trip with his father to their isolated family cabin to talk things out but their ensuing family argument is suddenly interrupted by two escaped convicts.

Writer: Victor Salva | Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Dean Stockwell, James Remar, Jason Behr, Robert Glen Keith

Votes: 929

26. The Warriors (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime

8.5
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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 »

Writers: Sol Yurick, John Zurhellen, Mike Zoccano, Dan Van Zant | Directors: Navid Khonsari, John Zurhellen | Stars: Dorsey Wright, Michael Beck, James Remar, Thomas G. Waites

Votes: 928

27. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Exeunt Omnes (2003)

TV-MA | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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In the series finale, Oz is in upheaval after the return of Martin Querns. Meanwhile, Howell and Robson each receive troubling news and the O'Reilys try to make amends. Finally, the prison ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Fontana | Director: Alex Zakrzewski | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno

Votes: 765

28. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Impotence (2002)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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In the Season Five finale, Robson goes to extremes to remedy his gum dilemma, Meanwhile, McManus struggles with personal turmoil over his decision to stay at Oz and Rebadow deals with his grandson's fate.

Writer: Tom Fontana | Director: Alex Zakrzewski | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno

Votes: 576

29. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: 4giveness (2003)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Everyone in Em City has a different opinion of the newest inmate, Idzik. Meanwhile, Alvarez receives some shocking news, Murphy makes a confession to Glynn, and Beecher finds himself in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Fontana, Bradford Winters | Director: John Henry Davis | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno

Votes: 566

30. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Visitation (2002)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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In its fifth season premiere, Oz re-opens in the wake of major renovations that had to be completed following a gas explosion.

Writer: Tom Fontana | Director: Alex Zakrzewski | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno

Votes: 563

31. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Even the Score (2001)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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McManus can't turn his back on White. Beecher tells the parents of the girl he killed that he's up for parole. Howell tries to blackmail O'Reily so she can get to Cyril, but he throws her ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Fontana | Director: J. Miller Tobin | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno, Harold Perrineau

Votes: 550

32. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Dead Man Talking (2003)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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In the Season Six premiere, Alvarez and Schillinger are let out of solitary and placed back in general population. Meanwhile, a mourning Rebadow's spirits get a lift when he is transferred ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Fontana | Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno

Votes: 538

33. Oz (1997–2003)
Episode: Laws of Gravity (2002)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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McManus thinks White may reform if he spends quality time with Said; Alvarez offers Guerra a unique solution to their dispute; O'Reily's mother, Suzanne Fitzgerald, begins a community service term teaching music at Oz.

Writers: Tom Fontana, Sean Whitesell | Director: Rob Morrow | Stars: Kirk Acevedo, Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno

Votes: 535

34. Another World (1964–1999)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama

7.1
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The continuing story of life in the Midwestern town of Bay City, and the love, loss, trials, and triumph of its residents, who come from different backgrounds and social circles. Those who ... See full summary »

Creators: William J. Bell, Irna Phillips | Stars: Stephen Schnetzer, Victoria Wyndham, Les Brandt, Amy Carlson

Votes: 465

35. The Exonerated (2005 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.

Writers: Jessica Blank, Erik Jensen | Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Aidan Quinn, Danny Glover, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 349

36. The Life Zone (2011)

PG-13 | 81 min | Thriller

2.1
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Kidnapped by a mysterious figure, three women find themselves trapped in an abandoned hospital.

Writer: Ken Del Vecchio | Director: Rod Weber | Stars: Robert Loggia, Lindsey Haun, Martin Kove, Charles Durning

Votes: 346

37. Nailed (2001)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance

4.4
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A clothing designer fights to keep her Jewish-Italian family together when her brother decides to have a child with a woman he barely knows.

Writer: Joel Silverman | Director: Joel Silverman | Stars: Rachel Blanchard, Harvey Keitel, Brad Rowe, Mary Kay Place

Votes: 335

38. Timelock (1996)

90 min | Sci-Fi

3.1
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In the 23rd century, a penal colony in a distant galaxy falls into anarchy when an inmate loads a virus into the computer system. While cryonic suspension was used to control the most ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph John Barmettler, J Reifel | Director: Robert Munic | Stars: Maryam d'Abo, Arye Gross, Jeffrey Meek, Ricco Ross

Votes: 250

39. Mike Hammer, Private Eye (1997–1998)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Stacy Keach's original portrayal of the title character is revived with a new Velda and a different cop as his friend. Mike's cases are arranged to reflect the times of the late '90's.

Stars: Stacy Keach, Shane Conrad, Shannon Whirry, Kent Williams

Votes: 231

40. The Verne Miller Story (1987)

R | 95 min | Drama

4.8
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Upon his release from prison, Verne Miller works his way into Al Capone's organization. He becomes a top assassin and earns Capone's trust. Miller's failing health and an oversized ego get ... See full summary »

Writer: Rod Hewitt | Director: Rod Hewitt | Stars: Scott Glenn, Barbara Stock, Thomas G. Waites, Lucinda Jenney

Votes: 172

41. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
Episode: Bushido (1985)

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Castillo is forced to choose between friendship and duty when Jack Gretsky, his best friend from his days in Vietnam with the CIA, reemerges from the criminal underground complete with a Russian wife who is being pursued by the KGB.

Creator: Anthony Yerkovich | Director: Edward James Olmos | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

Votes: 172

42. An American Affair (1997)

92 min | Drama

3.5
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Mutual friends Barbara and Genevieve are both sleeping with District Attorney Sam Brady. When they become aware of their bizzare love triangle, they plot against him.

Writers: Judd Laurance, Arshad Shah | Director: Sebastian Shah | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Jayne Heitmeyer, Maryam d'Abo, Robert Vaughn

Votes: 147

43. On the Yard (1978)

R | 102 min | Drama

5.6
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In prison, one prisoner buys some smokes from another. Then he admits he can't pay for it and becomes indebted to him and the interest is rising daily.

Writer: Malcolm Braly | Director: Raphael D. Silver | Stars: John Heard, Thomas G. Waites, Mike Kellin, Richard Bright

Votes: 123

44. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: Jones (2001)

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

8.3
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Goren and Eames track a married lawyer suspected of murdering his petite girlfriends.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Geoffrey Neigher, Rene Balcer | Director: Frank Prinzi | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 117

45. A Thousand Men and a Baby (1997 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.6
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Writer: Richard Leder | Director: Marcus Cole | Stars: Richard Thomas, Gerald McRaney, Jonathan Banks, Doris Roberts

Votes: 105

46. Broadway's Finest (2012)

88 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Broadway's Finest is a diverting story about three struggling men who impersonate New York City under cover cops and chase down a notorious drug dealer in order to create their own cutting ... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Marro | Director: Stephen Marro | Stars: Adam Storke, John Lavelle, Nick Cornish, Larry Pine

Votes: 98

47. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: A Murderer Among Us (2003)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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When an Argentine immigrant is found slashed and beaten in the family's bathroom, Detectives Goren and Bishop believe the wounds were self-inflicted -- but her husband's history of violence... See full summary »

Writers: Dick Wolf, Rene Balcer, Diana Son | Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 91

48. The Jury (2004– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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New York is the setting for this courtroom drama about a jury of 12 different men and women delibrating various capital crime cases while under the supervision of the courthouse staff ... See full summary »

Creator: Barry Levinson | Stars: Adam Busch, Cote de Pablo, Jeff Hephner, Patrice O'Neal

Votes: 86

49. Sliders (1995–2000)
Episode: Slither (1997)

Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy

5.5
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Quinn and Rembrandt (Jerry O'Connell, Cleavant Derricks) get snared in a rare South American snake deal and wind up getting Maggie and Wade (Kari Wuhrer, Sabrina Lloyd) trapped during a rescue attempt.

Creators: Tracy Tormé, Robert K. Weiss | Director: Jim Johnston | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd, Cleavant Derricks, Kari Wuhrer

Votes: 80

50. Kojak: Flowers for Matty (1990 TV Movie)

95 min

7.2
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Kojak charms his way into high society to investigate art thefts that are tied to munitions smuggling and murder.

Creator: Abby Mann | Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Telly Savalas, Andre Braugher, Glynnis O'Connor, Charles Cioffi

Votes: 78