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1. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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82 Metascore

When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

2. Shameless (2011– )
Episode: Iron City (2014)

TV-MA | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Creator: Paul Abbott | Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Jeremy Allen White, Ethan Cutkosky

3. Shameless (2011– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can.

Creator: Paul Abbott | Stars: Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Jeremy Allen White, Cameron Monaghan

4. The Platoon of Power Squadron, Part VI: Barrier (2012 Video)

44 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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The sixth episode of a web series about 20-somethings with super powers, The Platoon of Power Squadron is a realistic look at what it means for working class people to try and harness ... See full summary »

Writer: Jake Jarvi | Director: Jake Jarvi | Stars: Craig Benzine, Eliza Toser, Carlyn Janus, Jake Jarvi

5. Inside America (2009)

6 min | Short, Comedy

8.7
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A documentary news show that takes you inside America! This week... Drake Tanner tackles the case of two close-knit transit employees nearly torn apart by discrimination.

Writers: Scott Feigen, Beth Parenteau, Heather Cates, Mike Braam, Beatrice Schneider, Terry Jun, Raminder Chadha, Allen Liberty, Jerry A. Vasilatos | Director: Jerry A. Vasilatos | Stars: Kirsty Collins, Scott Feigen, Kennerly Kitt, Camille Kitt

6. Matadors (2010 TV Movie)

Drama

8.3
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Two wealthy families in Chicago find themselves in an on-going struggle of pride and power.

Writer: Jack Orman | Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Michael Rooker, Michelle Borth, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez

7. The Line (2010 TV Movie)

Drama

8.3
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An ATF agent balances his professional life with being a dad to his teen daughter.

Stars: Michael Rapaport, Sandrine Holt, Dylan Walsh, Terry Kinney

8. The Mob Doctor (2012–2013)
Episode: Confessions (2012)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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As Grace (Jordana Spiro) and Brett (Zach Gilford) treat a priest who was bitten during an exorcism, a botched collection draws Nate deeper into the mob. Meanwhile, Franco's undercover ... See full summary »

Creators: Josh Berman, Rob Wright | Director: Peter Weller | Stars: Jordana Spiro, William Forsythe, James Carpinello, Zach Gilford

9. The Mob Doctor (2012–2013)
Episode: Game Changers (2012)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Franco (James Carpinello) presses the FBI to keep him undercover to investigate Constantine's (William Forsythe) efforts to consolidate control over Chicago's competing crime families. ... See full summary »

Creators: Josh Berman, Rob Wright | Director: David Grossman | Stars: Jordana Spiro, William Forsythe, James Carpinello, Zach Gilford

10. Shameless (2011– )
Episode: Pilot (2011)

TV-MA | 58 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Having her handbag stolen proves to be a blessing for Fiona when a handsome stranger named Steve comes to her rescue. Lip is shocked to discover Ian could be gay and decides his brother ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Abbott, John Wells | Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Justin Chatwin, Ethan Cutkosky

11. Leverage (2008– )
Episode: The Nigerian Job (2008)

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.3
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When Nathan Ford, a former insurance company investigator, is approached by a man asking him to help retrieve some stolen property, he is dubious. When he finds out that the job requires ... See full summary »

Creators: John Rogers, Chris Downey | Director: Dean Devlin | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane, Beth Riesgraf

12. American Greed (2007– )

Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Stacy Keach, Michael Shnayerson, Suzy Brack, Jim Puente

13. The Chicago Code (2011– )
Episode: St. Valentine's Day Massacre (2011)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Wysocki investigates a massacre at a restaurant in Lincoln Park just as Colvin faces a crucial vote from the F.O.P.. Meanwhile, Isaac and Vonda are deposed in a lawsuit.

Writers: Shawn Ryan, Christal Henry | Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Jason Clarke, Jennifer Beals, Matt Lauria, Devin Kelley

14. Boss (2011– )

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago.

Creator: Farhad Safinia | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner

15. Boss (2011– )
Episode: Spit (2011)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

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Kane takes an unannounced break from City Hall as his political image hits an all-time low. The election looms and he'll need to enlist the help of others to weather this storm. Kitty, at ... See full summary »

Creator: Farhad Safinia | Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner

16. CSI: NY (2004–2013)
Episode: The Thing About Heroes... (2007)

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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The clues in Bonasera's puzzle lead Mac back to Chicago, where he must confront a traumatic event from his youth. Bonasera also discovers that her admirer is directly connected to the case.

Creators: Anthony E. Zuiker, Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn | Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Gary Sinise, Melina Kanakaredes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Anna Belknap

17. The Beast (2009– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A veteran FBI agent is assigned a new partner, unaware that he was recruited as a double agent to investigate his activities.

Creators: Vincent Angell, William Rotko | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Travis Fimmel, Lindsay Pulsipher, Kevin J. O'Connor

18. CSI: NY (2004–2013)
Episode: One Wedding and a Funeral (2007)

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A man about to be married is found dead in his dressing room on his wedding day, and Bonasera is left with a series of puzzles which are tied to an event in Taylor's past.

Creators: Anthony E. Zuiker, Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn | Director: Rob Bailey | Stars: Gary Sinise, Melina Kanakaredes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Anna Belknap

19. Leverage (2008– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery | Active

7.8
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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.

Creators: Chris Downey, John Rogers | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane, Beth Riesgraf

20. The Beast (2009– )
Episode: Pilot (2009)

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

7.8
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Maverick FBI agent Charles Barker reluctantly takes on rookie agent Ellis Dove and goes undercover to find out about an illegal weapons ring and bring it down. Ellis is approached by senior... See full summary »

Creators: Vincent Angell, William Rotko | Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Travis Fimmel, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Brette Taylor

21. The Chicago Code (2011– )

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Detective Jarek Wysocki, one of Chicago's toughest cops, struggles to clean up the town's violence and corruption.

Creator: Shawn Ryan | Stars: Jason Clarke, Jennifer Beals, Matt Lauria, Devin Kelley

22. Desertion (2008)

Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Jane Nichols a successful New York Ad Executive leaves her husband and her picture perfect world to find her roots. Getting on a train to the "middle of nowhere" Jane finds herself in ... See full summary »

Writers: Francine Michelle, Joel Miller | Director: Francine Michelle | Stars: Kim Rhodes, Brian Krause, Robert Maschio, Patricia Belcher

23. The Express (2008)

PG | 130 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.3
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58 Metascore

A drama based on the life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.

Writers: Charles Leavitt, Robert Gallagher | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Rob Brown, Dennis Quaid, Clancy Brown, Darrin Dewitt Henson

24. Betrayal (2013– )

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Centers on Sara, a beautiful but unhappily married female photographer who begins a torrid affair with Jack, a lawyer for a powerful family.

Stars: Hannah Ware, Henry Thomas, Wendy Moniz, Braeden Lemasters

25. Call Back (II) (2014)

Drama

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Writers: Kalle Jogisoo, Travis Legge | Director: Jesse Allen Michael Hibbs | Stars: Shannon Brown, Kalle Jogisoo, Don Kress, Mino Mackic

26. Betrayal (2013– )
Episode: Pilot (2013)

TV-14 | Drama

7.1
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Sara's husband will be facing off with Jack in a high-profile murder case.

Creators: Frank Ketelaar, Robert Kievit | Director: Patty Jenkins | Stars: Hannah Ware, Henry Thomas, Wendy Moniz, Chris J. Johnson

27. 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

28. CSI: NY (2004–2013)

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

7.0
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A spinoff of Crime Scene Investigations set in New York City.

Creators: Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn, Anthony E. Zuiker | Stars: Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper, Eddie Cahill

29. American Greed (2007– )
Episode: Madoff Behind Bars (2010)

Documentary

7.0
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American Greed looks at Bernie Madoff the mastermind behind the biggest Ponzi scheme in American history. After confessing to his crimes, he is sentenced to 150 years in prison. He takes up... See full summary »

Stars: Stacy Keach, Ronnie Sue Ambrosino, Scott Cohn, Harry Coleman

30. The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)

107 min | Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

THE LAST RITES OF JOE MAY chronicles the last days in the life of Joe May, an aging, short money hustler who always believed that a glorious destiny awaited him around every corner. Now in ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Maggio | Director: Joe Maggio | Stars: Dennis Farina, Matt DeCaro, Meredith Droeger, Jamie Anne Allman

31. 20/20 (1978– )

60 min | Documentary, News

6.8
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ABC's original hour-long news magazine.

Creator: Roone Arledge | Stars: Elizabeth Vargas, Chris Cuomo, Barbara Walters, Howard Bragman

32. Contagion (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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70 Metascore

The CDC races against time to develop a vaccine against an extremely lethal virus.

Writer: Scott Z. Burns | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Marion Cotillard

33. Dawiseguys (2011– )

10 min | Crime

6.7
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Told through the eyes of a former mobster now in the witness protection program. Corrupt politicians and the Chicago mob, in the end, what's the difference?

Stars: Don Kress, Alex Kazhinsky, John D'Andrea, Anna Dulin

34. The Playboy Club (2011– )
Episode: Pilot (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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When new bunny Maureen begins working at the club, she quickly gets caught up in a dangerous situation with life altering consequences. Coming to her aid is Nick Dalton, one of Chicago's ... See full summary »

Writers: Chad Hodge, Becky Mode | Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Eddie Cibrian, Laura Benanti, Amber Heard, Jenna Dewan-Tatum

35. Eagle Eye (2008)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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43 Metascore

Jerry and Rachel are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move.

Writers: John Glenn, Travis Wright, Hillary Seitz, Dan McDermott | Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis

36. The Playboy Club (2011– )

60 min | Crime, Drama | Active

6.5
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Centers on the Bunnies and patrons of the original Playboy Club in 1960's Chicago.

Creator: Chad Hodge | Stars: Randy Steinmeyer, Eddie Cibrian, David Krumholtz, Laura Benanti

37. The Informant! (2009)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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66 Metascore

The U.S. government decides to go after an agro-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre.

Writers: Scott Z. Burns, Kurt Eichenwald | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Matt Damon, Tony Hale, Patton Oswalt, Lucas McHugh Carroll

38. W. (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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56 Metascore

A chronicle on the life and presidency of George W. Bush.

Writer: Stanley Weiser | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ioan Gruffudd, Colin Hanks

39. One Small Hitch (2013)

Comedy, Romance

6.4
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On a flight home to Chicago for a family wedding, childhood friends Josh and Molly innocently agree to fake a wedding engagement to make Josh's dying father happy. Things quickly get out of... See full summary »

Writer: Dode B. Levenson | Director: John Burgess | Stars: Shane McRae, Aubrey Dollar, Daniel J. Travanti, Janet Ulrich Brooks

40. The Mob Doctor (2012–2013)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

6.4
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A young thoracic surgeon becomes indebted to the South Chicago mafia and is forced to moonlight as a mob doctor, while also working full time at Chicago's most prominent hospital.

Creators: Josh Berman, Rob Wright | Stars: Jordana Spiro, William Forsythe, James Carpinello, Zach Gilford

41. Voices from the Graves (2006)

Thriller

6.3
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A Chicago Police Detective is being investigated by the departments Internal affairs division for misconduct following his confession of ghost sightings.

Writer: Tony DeGuide | Director: Tony DeGuide | Stars: Ron Dean, William Smith, Robert Z'Dar, Tane McClure

42. Formosa Betrayed (2009)

R | 103 min | Thriller

6.2
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52 Metascore

In the early 1980s, an FBI Agent is assigned to investigate the murder of a respected professor. Through his investigation, he unearths a spider web of international secrets that has been ... See full summary »

Writers: Will Tiao, Katie Swain, Charlie Stratton, Yann Samuell, Brian Askew, Nathaniel Goodman | Director: Adam Kane | Stars: James Van Der Beek, Wendy Crewson, John Heard, Will Tiao

43. Ca$h (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.1
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A man meets up with two "good guys" to recover what is unlawfully his, taking them on his whirlwind ride, doing things they never would have imagined, just to survive.

Writer: Stephen Milburn Anderson | Director: Stephen Milburn Anderson | Stars: Sean Bean, Chris Hemsworth, Victoria Profeta, Mike Starr

44. Chicago Overcoat (2009)

R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.

Writers: John Bosher, Brian Caunter, Andrew Dowd, Josh Staman | Director: Brian Caunter | Stars: Frank Vincent, Kathrine Narducci, Mike Starr, Stacy Keach

45. The Rite (2011)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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38 Metascore

An American seminary student travels to Italy to take an exorcism course.

Writers: Michael Petroni, Matt Baglio | Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds, Alice Braga

46. Dhoom: 3 (2013)

172 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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61 Metascore

To avenge his father's death, a circus entertainer trained in magic and acrobatics turns thief to take down a corrupt bank in Chicago. Two cops from Mumbai are assigned to the case.

Writers: Vijay Krishna Acharya, Aditya Chopra | Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya | Stars: Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra

47. The Voices from Beyond (2012)

Passed | Thriller

6.0
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A Chicago Police Detective is being investigated by the departments Internal affairs division for misconduct following his confession of ghost sightings.

Writer: Tony DeGuide | Director: Tony DeGuide | Stars: Shimon Amzaleg, Randy Benzie, Dominic Capone, Brad Carmody

48. Grand Piano (2013)

R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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62 Metascore

Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet.

Writer: Damien Chazelle | Director: Eugenio Mira | Stars: Elijah Wood, John Cusack, Kerry Bishé, Tamsin Egerton

49. The Green Hornet (2011)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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39 Metascore

Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.

Writers: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, George W. Trendle | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Cameron Diaz

50. Little Fockers (2010)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy

5.4
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27 Metascore

Family-patriarch Jack Byrnes wants to appoint a successor. Does his son-in-law, the male nurse Greg Focker have what it takes?

Writers: John Hamburg, Larry Stuckey, Greg Glienna, Mary Ruth Clarke | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson