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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 the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

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

9.0
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An accident lands Fiona in county jail. Frank gets some sobering news.

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

3. Chicago Fire (2012– )
Episode: Just Drive the Truck (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Drama

9.0
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Tensions run high when trucks from two firehouses collide and fingers are pointed towards Cruz for his driving.

Creators: Michael Brandt, Derek Haas | Director: Sanford Bookstaver | Stars: Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund, Kara Killmer

4. Chicago Fire (2012– )
Episode: Tonight's the Night (2014)

TV-14 | Action, Drama

8.9
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When a drunk driver knocks down a transformer, the entire neighborhood is left without power on a frigid Chicago night and members of Firehouse 51 step up to lend their much needed help. ... See full summary »

Creators: Michael Brandt, Derek Haas | Director: Jann Turner | Stars: Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund, Lauren German

5. The Platoon of Power Squadron (2009– )

Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.8
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It's hard enough making a living in your 20's, try and make a legacy.

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

6. 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.

Creators: John Wells, Paul Abbott | Stars: Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Shanola Hampton, Ethan Cutkosky

7. The Platoon of Power Squadron (2009– )
Episode: Barrier (2012)

44 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

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

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

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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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

9. The Line (2010 TV Movie)

Drama

8.5
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When his teenage daughter is kidnapped and buried alive, an ATF agent desperately tries to find her before her air runs out.

Stars: Michael Rapaport, Lorraine Toussaint, Sandrine Holt, Dylan Walsh

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

TV-MA | 58 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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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 (2008–2012)
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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Add a Plot

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

13. Callback (2014)

Drama

8.2
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Add a Plot

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

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

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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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

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

TV-14 | 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.

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

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

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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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. Boss (2011–2012)

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

18. Boss (2011–2012)
Episode: Spit (2011)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.1
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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

19. 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

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

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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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

21. Leverage (2008–2012)

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

7.9
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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

22. Chicago Fire (2012– )

43 min | Action, Drama | Active

7.8
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The story of firefighters in Chicago.

Creators: Michael Brandt, Derek Haas | Stars: Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund, Charlie Barnett

23. Matadors (2010 TV Movie)

Drama

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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, Stephen Lang, Michelle Borth, David Strathairn

24. 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

25. 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

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

Documentary

7.5
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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

27. Desertion (2008)

Comedy, Romance

7.4
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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

28. 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

29. Betrayal (2013–2014)
Episode: Pilot (2013)

TV-14 | Drama

7.2
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Sara's husband will be facing off with Jack in a high-profile murder case.

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

30. 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

31. 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

32. Betrayal (2013–2014)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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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

33. Inside America (2009)

6 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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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

34. 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

35. Contagion (2011)

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

6.7
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70 Metascore

Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.

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

36. 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

37. 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

38. The Great Chicago Filmmaker (2014)

90 min | Comedy

6.6
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Follow along with film student, Paul Murphy over his 10-day-long shoot on the biggest indie flick of the decade! Discover the riveting and scandalous, fictional true story of what made the ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Jolls, Laurence F. Knapp, Josh Levine, Sriram Parthasarathy, Natalia Samoylova, Devin Sanclemente | Director: Michael Jolls | Stars: Devin Sanclemente, Sriram Parthasarathy, James Kim, Natalia Samoylova

39. Voices from the Graves (2006)

Thriller

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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

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

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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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

41. The Playboy Club (2011– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

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

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

42. 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

43. 20/20 (1978– )

60 min | Documentary, News

6.5
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ABC's original hour-long news magazine.

Creator: Roone Arledge | Stars: Elizabeth Vargas, Barbara Walters, Chris Cuomo, Deborah Roberts

44. 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

45. One Small Hitch (2013)

105 min | 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

46. 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

47. 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

48. 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

49. The Rite (2011)

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

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

50. Ca$h (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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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