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1.
New Jack City (1991)
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A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him. (97 mins.)
 
2.
King of New York (1990)
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A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood. (103 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
 
3.
The Funeral (1996)
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New York City, the 1930s. A powerful crime family is caught in a lethal crossfire between union organizers and brutal corporate bosses... (99 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
 
4.
City of God (2002)
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Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
 
5.
Bullet (1996)
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Butch "Bullet" Stein is a Jewish junkie from the mean streets of Brooklyn, is paroled after eight years in prison... (96 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
 
6.
Gang Related (1997)
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Two corrupt cops murder an undercover DEA agent by mistake, and frantically try to cover their tracks by framing a homeless man for the crime... (111 mins.)
Director: Jim Kouf
 
7.
25th Hour (2002)
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Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term. (135 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
8.
American History X (1998)
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A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did. (119 mins.)
Director: Tony Kaye
 
9.
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004 Video)
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This "alternate film" companion to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy was compiled from dropped sub-plots and alternate takes... (93 mins.)
Director: Adam McKay
 
10.
BASEketball (1998)
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Two childhood friends are pro athletes of a national sport called BASEketball, a hybrid of baseball and basketball, and must deal with a greedy businessman scheming against their team. (103 mins.)
Director: David Zucker
 
11.
Bombay Beach (2011 Documentary)
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Bombay Beach is one of the poorest communities in southern California located on the shores of the Salton Sea... (80 mins.)
Director: Alma Har'el
 
12.
A Very British Gangster (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary about one of Britain's most dangerous crime families and introduces us to its magnetic, larger-than-life leader, Dominic Noonan (aka Lattlay Fottfoy). (97 mins.)
Director: Donal MacIntyre
 
13.
The End (2008 Documentary)
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The End reveals the bloody history and confessions of the cockney gangster. (81 mins.)
Director: Nicola Collins
 
14.
Sins of the Father (2011 Documentary)
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In this tough and brutal documentary Donal Macintyre captures the events surrounding Dominic Noonan... (90 mins.)
Director: Donal MacIntyre
 
15.
Slippin': Ten Years with the Bloods (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary on five members of one of the world's most notorious gangs, the Bloods. (84 mins.)
 
16.
South Central (1992)
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A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime... (99 mins.)
Director: Steve Anderson
 
17.
C-Walk: It's a Way of Livin' (2003 Documentary)
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Straight off the streets of South Central L.A., CJ Mac brings you a documentary about a gang ritual that has become a popular dance craze... (85 mins.)
Director: CJ Mac
 
18.
Crips, Strapped 'n Strong (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary about the violent lives of the Crips, a group of Dutch gangsters. (85 mins.)
 
19.
Biggie and Tupac (2002 Documentary)
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Documentary on the deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls and the East Coast/West Coast, hip-hop/rap rivalry that culminated in late 1996 and early 1997. (108 mins.)
Director: Nick Broomfield
 
20.
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008 Documentary)
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A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. (120 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
21.
Donnie Brasco (1997)
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An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one. (127 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
 
22.
Gangsta Chronicles: The Documentary of Calvin Klein Bacote (2006 Documentary)
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Calvin Klein Bacote born and raised in Brooklyn NY, Tells his life story along with his close friends... (60 mins.)
Director: Calvin Bacote
 
23.
Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation (2011 Documentary)
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A look at the rise of crack cocaine in urban America in the 1980s and it's influence on popular culture, especially in hip-hop music. (84 mins.)
 
24.
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004 TV Movie)
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Redemption tells the story of Stan "Tookie" Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging... (95 mins.)
 
25.
Gangsta King: Raymond Lee Washington (2003 Documentary)
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26.
Snow on Tha Bluff (2011)
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The story of Atlanta robbery boy and crack dealer, Curtis Snow, who stole a camera from some college kids in a dope deal and made a documentary about his life. (79 mins.)
Director: Damon Russell
 
27.
Murder Was the Case: The Movie (1995 Video)
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Follows the exploits of Snoop Doggy Dogg as he gets shot, and makes a deal with the devil to survive. (18 mins.)
 
28.
Da Game of Life (1998 Video)
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When Smooth's boyhood hobby grew into a man sized dream, he went from the "Hood" to the big time! But it's all in the game..."DA GAME OF LIFE" (35 mins.)
Director: Michael Martin
 
29.
Cocaine Cowboys 2 (2008 Documentary)
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Set in 1991 on the inner-city streets of Oakland, California, cocaine dealer Charles Cosby has his life... (97 mins.)
Director: Billy Corben
 
30.
The Killing of America (1981 Documentary)
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A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more. (90 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Renan
 
31.
Serial Killers: The Real Life Hannibal Lecters (2001 Documentary)
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This documentary examines a selection of real life serial killers and compares them to the fictional Hannibal Lecter. (60 mins.)
Director: Sean Buckley
 
32.
The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009 Documentary)
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"The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter" walks in the footsteps of the Manson Family, visiting over 40 locations... (105 mins.)
Director: Mike Dorsey
 
33.
Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003 Documentary)
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Nick Broomfield's second documentary on Aileen Carol Wuornos, a highway prostitute who was executed in 2002 for killing six men in the state of Florida. This second installment includes the filmmaker's testimony at Wournous's trial. (93 mins.)
 
34.
The Thin Blue Line (1988 Documentary)
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A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas. (103 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
35.
Capturing the Friedmans (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes. (107 mins.)
Director: Andrew Jarecki
 
36.
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996 Documentary)
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A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence. (150 mins.)
 
37.
Night and Fog (1956 Documentary)
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The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside. (32 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
38.
Deliver Us from Evil (2006 Documentary)
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Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children. (101 mins.)
Director: Amy Berg
 
39.
State Property (2002)
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Frustrated with being broke, Beans (Beanie Sigel) decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it... (88 mins.)
 
40.
Power of Attorney (1995 Video)
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An attorney is hired to defend a notorious mobster which he has been trying to send away for years while working as a prosecutor. (97 mins.)