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1. O.J.: Made in America (2016)

TV-MA | 467 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

9.0
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It is the defining cultural tale of modern America - a saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system. And two decades after its unforgettable climax, it continues to fascinate, polarize, and develop new chapters.

Director: Ezra Edelman | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, Muhammad Ali, Marcus Allen

Votes: 8,536

2. Fracture (2007)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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68 Metascore

An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike

Votes: 146,936 | Gross: $39.00M

3. Sleepers (1996)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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49 Metascore

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric

Votes: 159,588 | Gross: $53.30M

4. Angel Face (1953)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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Ambulance driver Frank Jessup is ensnared in the schemes of the sensuous but dangerous Diane Tremayne.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman, Herbert Marshall

Votes: 5,196

5. Animal Kingdom (2010)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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83 Metascore

A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.

Director: David Michôd | Stars: James Frecheville, Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Bryce Lindemann

Votes: 47,229 | Gross: $1.04M

6. Presumed Innocent (1990)

R | 127 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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Carolyn Polhemus, an up-and-comer in the Kindle County D.A.'s Office, is found viciously murdered in her home. Immediately her boss, D.A. Raymond Horgan and his chief deputy, Rusty Sabich ... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 30,545 | Gross: $86.30M

7. Magnum Force (1973)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.2
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Dirty Harry is on the trail of vigilante cops who are not above going beyond the law to kill the city's undesirables.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitchell Ryan, David Soul

Votes: 45,193

8. Three Colors: Red (1994)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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100 Metascore

A model discovers her neighbor is keen on invading people's privacy.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Irène Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Frédérique Feder, Jean-Pierre Lorit

Votes: 66,706 | Gross: $4.04M

9. Ernest & Celestine (2012)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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86 Metascore

The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.

Directors: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner, Mackenzie Foy

Votes: 13,144 | Gross: $0.07M

10. A Cry in the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

6.9
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A mother whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in the Australian outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

Votes: 7,340 | Gross: $6.91M

11. The Escape Artist (2013– )

180 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A junior barrister specializes in spiriting people out of tight legal corners.

Stars: David Tennant, Toby Kebbell, Gus Barry, Brid Brennan

Votes: 3,940

12. Criminal Law (1988)

R | 117 min | Crime, Thriller

5.7
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Oldman plays a lawyer who defends a killer, but, soon after he wins he finds out that the killer is guilty.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Tess Harper, Karen Young

Votes: 2,770 | Gross: $9.97M

13. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.7
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A writer meets a young socialite on board a train. The two fall in love and are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price

Votes: 8,252

14. ACAB - All Cops Are Bastards (2012)

112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A look at the controversial riot cops unit, told through the stories of three veteran cops and a young recruit.

Director: Stefano Sollima | Stars: Pierfrancesco Favino, Filippo Nigro, Marco Giallini, Andrea Sartoretti

Votes: 5,613

15. Lipstick (1976)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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A top fashion model seeks justice after she is brutally raped by her teenaged sister's music teacher.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Margaux Hemingway, Chris Sarandon, Perry King, Robin Gammell

Votes: 1,607

16. Johnny Belinda (1948)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

7.8
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In post-war Cape Breton, a doctor's efforts to tutor a deaf/mute woman are undermined when she is raped, and the resulting pregnancy causes scandal to swirl.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 3,347

17. Madame Bovary (1949)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan

Votes: 1,930

18. The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House (2011 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Based on true events. Scotland Yard Detective Inspector Jack Whicher is sent to rural Wiltshire to investigate the horrific murder of a three-year-old boy.

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Paddy Considine, Peter Capaldi, Tom Georgeson, William Beck

Votes: 1,115

19. The File on Thelma Jordon (1950)

Passed | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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The Assistant DA falls for mysterious Thelma when she seeks help solving robberies of her aunt's estate. He is suspicious of her, but weakened as he is love-stuck.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Paul Kelly, Joan Tetzel

Votes: 1,342

20. Love Is My Profession (1958)

105 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

6.9
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Married French lawyer Andre defends succesfully the case of Yvette, who committed a robbery. He falls in love with her, but she isn't true to him.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Jean Gabin, Brigitte Bardot, Edwige Feuillère, Nicole Berger

Votes: 923

21. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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The unclear and complicated twists between governal powers, independentist party and Mafia in the Sicily of the '40s culminate with the death of Salvatore Giuliano.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Frank Wolff, Salvo Randone, Frederico Zardi, Sennuccio Benelli

Votes: 2,077

22. Prisoners of the Sun (1990)

R | 108 min | Drama, War

6.7
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The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island had dropped from 1100 to less than 300 due to abuses by their Japanese captors. Capt. ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Wallace | Stars: Bryan Brown, George Takei, Terry O'Quinn, John Bach

Votes: 686

23. The Lady and the Duke (2001)

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

6.9
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72 Metascore

During the French Revolution, a Scottish aristocrat and her former lover, the Duke of Orleans, find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Lucy Russell, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Alain Libolt, Charlotte Véry

Votes: 2,124 | Gross: $0.33M

24. My Straight Son (2012)

114 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Ferrari | Stars: Guillermo Garcia, Ignacio Montes, Hilda Abrahamz, Carolina Torres

Votes: 1,584

25. Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

7.6
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The true story of the murder of Damilola Taylor - a ten year old Nigerian boy living in Peckham, London - and the subsequent trial.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Wunmi Mosaku, Robert Pugh, Doc Brown, Babou Ceesay

Votes: 89

26. Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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Sent to a dude ranch in the west to recover her health, a New York actress falls in love with a ranch owner recently acquitted of the murder of his wife.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Richard Todd, Ruth Roman, Mercedes McCambridge, Zachary Scott

Votes: 503

27. Therese (1962)

109 min | Drama

7.4
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After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged. At the beginning of her marriage to Bernard, the only... See full summary »

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Philippe Noiret, Edith Scob, Sami Frey

Votes: 338

28. Shankarabharanam (1979)

143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.8
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The story of a rare and exceptional bond between the master of classical music Sankara Sastry and his admirer Tulasi, a woman from a family of prostitutes.

Director: K. Viswanath | Stars: Somayajulu J.V., Manju Bhargavi, Tulasi, Allu Ramalingaiah

Votes: 921

29. Gebürtig (2002)

110 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.6
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A holocaust survivor now living as a respected writer in Manhattan is the only person who can identify a suspected Nazi back in his native Austria. When a beautiful reporter eager for a ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Schindel, Lukas Stepanik | Stars: Peter Simonischek, Ruth Rieser, August Zirner, Katja Weitzenböck

Votes: 192

30. The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till (2005)

PG-13 | 70 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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80 Metascore

Never-before-seen testimony is included in this documentary on Emmett Louis Till, who, in 1955, was brutally murdered after he whistled at a white woman.

Director: Keith Beauchamp | Stars: Mamie Till, Wheeler Parker, Simeon Wright, Ruthie Mae Crawford

Votes: 331 | Gross: $0.20M

31. Yeh Rastey Hain Pyar Ke (1963)

150 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.0
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A commercial pilot is arrested and charged with killing his wife's lover.

Director: R.K. Nayyar | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Leela Naidu, Motilal

Votes: 35

32. In All Innocence (1998)

101 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

6.2
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Cécile and Samira can't pay their expensive Paris rent. Walking down the street the two girls see an art gallery reception and finesse their way in. In attendance are Michel Farnèse, a very... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Jolivet | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Carole Bouquet, Virginie Ledoyen, Guillaume Canet

Votes: 536

33. Nandha (2001)

165 min | Action, Drama

7.6
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Nandha kills his father in the confusion that follows when his mother discovers her husband's philandering. Nandha is packed off to juvenile prison, leaving behind his deaf and dumb mother ... See full summary »

Director: Bala | Stars: Suriya, Laila, Raj Kiran, Rajashri

Votes: 1,042

34. Serbis (2008)

R | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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76 Metascore

A drama that follows the travails of the Pineda family in the Filipino city of Angeles. Bigamy, unwanted pregnancy, possible incest and bothersome skin irritations are all part of their ... See full summary »

Director: Brillante Mendoza | Stars: Gina Pareño, Jaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Coco Martin

Votes: 1,155 | Gross: $0.06M

35. Father (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, War

6.8
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On a TV tabloid show, Iya Zetnick exposes Joe Mueller as the Nazi war criminal who killed her family. Mueller is arrested, but prevails in a trial. Zetnick breaks into his house, and kills ... See full summary »

Director: John Power | Stars: Max von Sydow, Carol Drinkwater, Julia Blake, Steve Jacobs

Votes: 113

36. Di mapigil ang init (1995)

Drama, Thriller

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Director: Toto Natividad | Stars: Jestoni Alarcon, Rosanna Roces, Miguel Rodriguez, Eddie Gutierrez

37. My Sin (1931)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

7.0
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In Panama, notorious nightclub hostess Carlotta kills a man in self-defense and is arrested for murder. Defending her at her trial is Dick Grady, a lawyer who has wasted his talent on ... See full summary »

Director: George Abbott | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Fredric March, Harry Davenport, Scott Kolk

Votes: 95

38. Smooth as Silk (1946)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An attorney, engaged to an actress, gains acquittal for a wealthy playboy accused of manslaughter. The actress, anxious to play the lead in a production backed by the uncle of the playboy, ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Kent Taylor, Virginia Grey, Milburn Stone, John Litel

Votes: 47

39. Massacre Hill (1949)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, History

6.7
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In 1854, Australian gold rush miners struggle for their rights against an oppressive government.

Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Chips Rafferty, Jane Barrett, Jack Lambert, Peter Illing

Votes: 76

40. Twilight: Los Angeles (2000)

76 min | Drama

7.6
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62 Metascore

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Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Anna Deavere Smith, Brian Eric Alexander, George Bush, Reginald Denny

Votes: 72

41. I Loved a Woman (1933)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Art student John Hayden interrupts his studies in Greece to head his father's meat packing business on his father's death. He marries social climber Martha who taunts him for his ideals ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Kay Francis, Edward G. Robinson, Genevieve Tobin, Robert Barrat

Votes: 208

42. Klondike (1932)

Passed | 68 min | Adventure, Drama

6.0
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Dr. Robert Cromwell performs a delicate operation, that has never been done before, and the patient dies. Charged with malpractice and manslaughter, his trial is national news but the jury ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Thelma Todd, Lyle Talbot, Henry B. Walthall, Jason Robards Sr.

Votes: 54

43. In Quiet Night (1998)

100 min | Drama

5.4
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A thriller about a man, Dr Wolcott, who is wrongfully acquitted of charges that he molested his daughter, Dinah. The deputy district attorney, Joey, takes Dinah with her seeking refuge from... See full summary »

Director: Jenny Bowen | Stars: Claire Rankin, Julian McMahon, Alexandra Kyle, Tom Irwin

Votes: 151

44. Aamne - Saamne (1967)

163 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.3
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Acquitted for killing his wealthy wife, a male re-locates, changes his name, re-marries another wealthy woman, and then becomes a suspect when attempts are made to kill her also.

Director: Suraj Prakash | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri

Votes: 55

45. Kreytserova sonata (1987)

158 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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During a discussion about love and marriage on a train, Poznyshev (Oleg Yankovsky) announces that he murdered his wife. He then begins to tell another passenger his story and the ... See full summary »

Directors: Sofiya Milkina, Mikhail Shvejtser | Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Aleksandr Trofimov, Irina Seleznyova, Dmitriy Pokrovskiy

Votes: 161

46. Romance of the Redwoods (1939)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

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June Martin is a dishwasher in a California logging camp boarding house. Steve Blake fights Jed Malone for her and loses, thus casting suspicion on himself when Malone dies under cloudy circumstances.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Charles Bickford, Jean Parker, Al Bridge, Gordon Oliver

47. Dorothea Angermann (1959)

106 min | Drama

6.2
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Dorothea Angermann the daughter of a clergyman is accused of the murder of her husband, a brutal man that she was obliged to marry because she was pregnant and he was the father of the baby.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Ruth Leuwerik, Bert Sotlar, Alfred Schieske, Kurt Meisel

Votes: 30

48. Separated by Murder (1994 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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The husband of a rich Memphis belle is murdered, and she and her sophisticated twin sister are indicted in the murder.

Director: Donald Wrye | Stars: Sharon Gless, Steve Railsback, Ed Bruce, Mark W. Johnson

Votes: 61

49. Mohabbat Zindagi Hai (1966)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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To inherit her deceased father's estate, a woman weds a convicted killer.

Director: Jagdish Nirula | Stars: Dharmendra, Rajshree, Mehmood, Nasir Hussain

Votes: 20

50. The Naked and the Wicked (1951)

90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.5
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Using actor's names as they differ in the dubbed-versions: Carla del Poggio is the wistful companion of opera star Madam Stefania Monti. Carla soon learns that Madam's accompanist, ... See full summary »

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Carla Del Poggio, Frank Latimore, Gabriele Ferzetti, Tina Lattanzi

Votes: 25