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1. Minority Report (2002)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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80 Metascore

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Scott Frank, Jon Cohen | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

2. The Crow (1994)

R | 102 min | Action, Fantasy

7.6
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71 Metascore

A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder.

Writers: James O'Barr, David J. Schow, John Shirley | Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson

3. Strange Days (1995)

R | 145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a police conspiracy in 1999 Los Angeles.

Writers: James Cameron, Jay Cocks | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore

4. Cargo (2009)

112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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In 2270, Earth is completely depleted and no one lives there anymore. Those that have money move to Rhea; but most of the population lives in orbit in space stations. Dr. Laura Portmann ... See full summary »

Writers: Arnold Bucher, Ivan Engler, Patrik Steinmann, Thilo Röscheisen, Johnny Hartmann | Directors: Ivan Engler, Ralph Etter | Stars: Anna Katharina Schwabroh, Martin Rapold, Regula Grauwiller, Yangzom Brauen

5. Marked for Death (1990)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.8
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Chicago DEA agent John Hatcher has just returned from Colombia, where his partner was killed in the line of duty by a drug dealer who has since been taken down. As a result of his partner's... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Grais, Mark Victor | Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Steven Seagal, Joanna Pacula, Basil Wallace, Keith David

6. The Yellow Sea (2010)

R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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78 Metascore

The story of a cab driver in Yanji City, a region between North Korea, China and Russia. His wife goes to Korea to earn money, but he doesn't hear from her since in 6 months. He plays ... See full summary »

Writer: Hong-jin Na | Director: Hong-jin Na | Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Yun-seok Kim, Sung Ha Jo, Man-shik Jeong

7. The Gene Generation (2007)

R | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.3
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Michelle, an assassin to a new breed of killers (DNA Hackers), finds she has greater obstacles in her life... Family.

Writers: Pearry Reginald Teo, Keith Collea | Director: Pearry Reginald Teo | Stars: Bai Ling, Alec Newman, Parry Shen, Faye Dunaway

8. Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Giovanni Lambardo Radice and John Saxon are Vietman vets that bring back contagious virus that turn people into cannibals when bitten.

Writers: Antonio Margheriti, Dardano Sacchetti | Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: John Saxon, Elizabeth Turner, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Cinzia De Carolis

9. Santiago Violenta (2014)

90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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During a night of partying, a normal group of friends get in trouble with Aunt Marilyn, a mobster and the owner of a well-known club in Santiago. To come out of the mess, the friends will go from expert boozers to fledgling gunslingers.

Writers: Ernesto Díaz Espinoza, David Vera-Meiggs | Director: Ernesto Díaz Espinoza | Stars: Mauricio Diocares, Matías Oviedo, Nicolás Saavedra, Shenda Román

10. End of a Rope (2007)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Action, Drama

7.7
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End of a Rope recounts the last desperate moments of a Nazi prisoner on the day of his execution.

Writer: Daniel Lahr | Director: Daniel Lahr | Stars: Chad Mathews, Anthony Mino, Billy Reynolds, Daniel Lahr

11. The Italian Connection (1972)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, a small-time pimp in Milan is framed for the theft. Two professional hitmen are dispatched from New York to find him, but ... See full summary »

Writers: Fernando Di Leo, Augusto Finocchi, Ingo Hermes | Director: Fernando Di Leo | Stars: Mario Adorf, Henry Silva, Woody Strode, Adolfo Celi

12. Fire of Conscience (2010)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.3
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Centers on Captain Manfred who is caught in the line of fire between high levels of corruption and malice. He must solve a brutal murder to prove his partner's innocence and unearth the ... See full summary »

Writers: Dante Lam, Wai Lun Ng | Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Leon Lai, Richie Ren, Baoqiang Wang, Vivian Hsu

13. The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)

Not Rated | 95 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.8
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An infamous hit-man becomes the target of a powerful oil tycoon after the former kills the latter's son.

Writers: Shûkei Nagasaka, Takao Saitô, Gregory Snegoff | Director: Osamu Dezaki | Stars: Tetsurô Sagawa, Gregory Snegoff, Gorô Naya, Michael McConnohie

14. Modified (2012)

90 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.2
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A dark science fiction thriller set in an underground world of body modification with technology.

Writers: Paul Cotrulia, Kevin J. Hannigan | Director: Paul Cotrulia | Stars: Megan Anstee, Andrew Preston, John Sandeman, Joseph Law

15. Violent City (1975)

89 min | Action, Crime

6.9
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A detective sick and tired of the rampant crime and violence in his city, and constantly at odds with his superiors, is finally kicked out of the department for a "questionable" shooting of... See full summary »

Writer: Vincenzo Mannino | Director: Marino Girolami | Stars: Maurizio Merli, Richard Conte, Silvano Tranquilli, Ray Lovelock

16. Swamp Zombies!!! (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Horror

2.6
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A chief physician at a large metropolitan hospital is formulating a serum to resurrect recently deceased "patients".When his facility comes under inspection from the federal government, the... See full summary »

Writer: Len Kabasinski | Director: Len Kabasinski | Stars: Brian Heffron, Jasmin St. Claire, Pamela Sutch, Dan Severn

17. 2 Dead 2 Kill (2013)

90 min | Action

3.9
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A drug addict scrambles to track down $8 million of heroin while pursued by the city's rival mob bosses.

Writers: Michael J. Hach, Roland Zaleski | Directors: Michael J. Hach, Neil Kinsella | Stars: Jill Andre, Katherine Bailess, I. Elijah Baughman, Jordi Caballero

18. The Longest Nite (1998)

81 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

7.6
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Writers: Kam-Yuen Szeto, Nai-Hoi Yau | Director: Tat-Chi Yau | Stars: Ching Wan Lau, Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Maggie Siu, Hoi-Pang Lo

19. Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus! (2010)

250 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

4.2
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Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus!(2010) is an updated homage to 60's and 70's exploitation pictures & a re-imaging, re-regurgitation and semi-sequel to John Ervin's original 'Vixen ... See full summary »

Writers: John Ervin, Tony Watt | Directors: Tony Watt, Vivita | Stars: Tony Watt, Vivita, Amabelle Singson, James Taggart

20. Double Doozy (2016)

Comedy | Announced

High ambitions for the screen turn into an action-packed adventure for Slater Malone when his hired stunt double, Harry Houston, shows up at the wrong location. Harry ends up blowing the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ashley Nicole Hudson | Directors: Ashley Nicole Hudson, Melissa R. Stubbs

21. Fight Night (I) (2004)

R | 79 min | Action, Drama

4.7
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Blood, and broken bones is a part of being an underground fighter, but for L.G., Jeremy and Conrado there is much more to it. For them it's a way out, it's a way to support a family, and a ... See full summary »

Writer: Derek J.W. Wybourn | Director: Derek J.W. Wybourn | Stars: John B. Nelson Jr., C.J. Aker, Marc Bonnée, Nathan Eddings

22. Detox (2009)

85 min | Crime, Drama

4.2
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Detox is the story of young man named Eric. Eric passes the time indulging in various narcotics, with seemingly no direction for his life. That all changes when his older brother Ian comes ... See full summary »

Writer: Ross Hockrow | Director: Ross Hockrow | Stars: Shawn Wootten, Kenya Gaines, Stephen M. Coppock, Jason Hollett

23. The Glasses (2006 Video)

8 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.6
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A man finds a pair of sunglasses in the street that enables him to see into the near future, but unfortunately for some, the future is not so bright.

Writer: Dwayne Buckle | Director: Dwayne Buckle | Stars: William King Appel, Fernando Goffe, Lauren Larkin, Tony Nasser

24. Dead to Rights (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.4
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Grant City, the ardest place on earth. You are Jack Slate, a hard nosed K-9 cop, reports to normal duty call at a construction yard, only to find out that his father has been murdered. He ... See full summary »

Writers: Flint Dille, Andre Emerson, Michael P. Kennedy | Directors: Andre Emerson, Michael P. Kennedy | Stars: Chris Bruno, Patrick Dollaghan, Rebecca Riedy, Steve Susskind

25. Dishonorable Vendetta (2012)

97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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When a Bolivian drug lord and his family get gunned down by a group of Russian drug runners, it's up to a pair of tough DEA agents to bring them to justice.

Writer: André Joseph | Director: André Joseph | Stars: Chris Corulla Jr., André Joseph, JR Carter, Frank Sellers

26. The Undercover Man (2005)

117 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A woman is accused of murder by an investigator who she had an affair with.

Writers: Kenya Cagle, Sheila G. Wheeler | Directors: Kenya Cagle, Sherman Jones, Gail Rorant | Stars: Jimmy Gary Jr., Eddie Goines, Rose Sias, Mary Sarah Agliotta

27. Nuclear (2009)

46 min | Action, Adventure

4.8
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When a nuclear bomb destroys Los Angeles ATF agent, Jack Carson, must infiltrate a group of terrorists to find a second nuke set to blow up New York City.

Writer: Donavon Warren | Director: Donavon Warren | Stars: Donavon Warren, Patrick Hume, Katie Savoy, Gregory Lee Kenyon

28. The Minority (2006)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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A young African American, Jake Jackson, is a happy, honest, law-abiding citizen who through many unfortunate events, experiences a full array of prejudices until he captures single-handedly the serial killer, David Fletcher, and his luck changes.

Writer: Dwayne Buckle | Director: Dwayne Buckle | Stars: Billoah Greene, Carson Grant, Ava Mateova, Bern Cohen

29. The Hard Cut (2011)

Thriller

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The arrival of a mysterious woman with a large sum of cash peaks detective Roddy Tillinghast. His financial woe's motivate him to the center of a cult of deadly femmes who need to put him six feet under.

Writer: Vince D'Amato | Director: Vince D'Amato | Stars: Jason Beaudoin, Danielle Kremeniuk, Tijana Popovic, C.S. Munro

30. I Choose Chaos (2011)

77 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.0
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Upon reuniting with his friend Gage, a disengaged man named Owen is set on a deadly path to gain control of his own life. Can he survive?

Writer: Kevin Lane | Director: Kevin Lane | Stars: Stéfano Gallo, Kevin Lane, Marco Dapper, Ry Barrett

31. Le Chase (2006)

19 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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"LE CHASE" (19 min. B&W. In poorly spoken French with mangled-English subtitles) Shot in the cinematic style of French New Wave Film, "Le Chase" takes a comic look at the unlikely romance ... See full summary »

Writer: Charlie Shahnaian | Directors: Charlie Shahnaian, Scott Teems | Stars: Charlie Shahnaian, Mary Purdy, Mary Birdsong, Harold Lieman

32. A Happy Ending (2005)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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This compassionate 'comedy of errors' follows Ana Maria Rosales' adventure of leaving her homeland of Mexico and coming to the United States, the 'land of opportunity'. Her dream is to ... See full summary »

Writers: Rick Basabilvazo, James Evans | Director: James Evans | Stars: Angela Correa, James Evans, Kelly Taylor, Monique La Barr

33. A War Named Desire (2000)

89 min | Action, Thriller

6.9
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Writers: Clement Sze-Kit Cheng, Joe Ma, Alan Mak | Director: Alan Mak | Stars: Francis Ng, Daniel Hiu Tung Chan, Gigi Leung, Dave Wong

34. Shanghai Blue (2010)

R | 92 min | Mystery

5.6
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After her husband is killed Meili becomes an avenging angel, but she soon finds that who she thought was responsible may not have been after all.

Writer: Oscar L. Costo | Director: Oscar L. Costo | Stars: Vivian Wu, Richard Burgi, Kenny Bee, You Ge

35. Smokers (2008 Video)

Unrated | 93 min | Action, Crime

3.9
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Aaaron, a Kansas transplant is alone in New York City and just wants to buy a bag of weed.

Writers: W. Axel Foley, Mike Hull | Directors: W. Axel Foley, Mike Hull | Stars: Aida Angotti, Noelle Barrick, Sarah Jean Bolger, Aurelien Deseze

36. Goodnite Charlie (2005)

119 min | Action, Biography

7.5
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A family is torn apart when their "good" boy Charlie decides to turn bad. He is arrested and given a bail of $500,000. Only one relative, martial arts instructor and psychologist, Uncle ... See full summary »

Writer: Kenya Cagle | Directors: Kenya Cagle, Gail Rorant | Stars: Mary Sarah Agliotta, Ahmed Salaam Azziz, Henderson Belgrave, Darnell Bell

37. Nightwolf (2011)

67 min | Action

5.2
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A boy who has always believed in the fairness of sport and in the discipline of the martial arts, an evil loan shark who has no respect for anyone, a sordid former policeman who has turned ... See full summary »

Writers: Marco Cesani, Giovanni Ficetola, Matteo Fontana | Directors: Giovanni Ficetola, Matteo Fontana | Stars: Daniele Balconi, Giovanni De Giorgi, Davide Fumagalli, Luisa Gallia

38. End of the Tour (2008)

3 min | Short, Action, Thriller

9.0
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Seeking revenge for the ultimate betrayal, Robert finds that killing the one you love is far harder than killing strangers on a battlefield.

Writer: Pia Cook | Director: Richard D. Kinsella | Stars: Marc Baylis, Claire Ford, Nathan Head

39. Genesis: Prelude to SYXX (2008)

20 min | Short, Thriller

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A disillusioned government op must complete his last mission that may determine his fate between his love for country and the love of his wife.

Writer: Nick Dalmacy | Director: Nick Dalmacy | Stars: Christina Benson, Sean Hildreth, Erinn Nelson, Anthony Parris

41. The Present (I) (2005)

96 min | Sci-Fi

4.5
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Rachel and her unborn baby were murdered ten years ago. David could change that--all of it. If he could just outplay the watchers in a game of cosmic chess.

Writer: Peter Shanelaris | Director: Peter Shanelaris | Stars: Maura Anderson, Jose Angullo, Greg Athans, Josh Brehm

42. Wake-Up Callz (2008)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

4.6
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An agent from Allspace arrives on Earth to prevent the Total Takeover by the evil Neural Nebula Network.

Writer: Adrian Horodecky | Director: Scott Kunkle | Stars: Rick Borgia, Elijah Bray, Ernest E. Brown, Danielle Ciardi

43. Nero Bloom: Private Eye (2009)

46 min | Action, Mystery

5.9
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It's 1947 and private investigator Nero Bloom is about to experience his most twisted mystery yet! When hired by a rich socialite to secretly follow and protect her gambling husband, ... See full summary »

Writer: Nathan Hartman | Director: Jason Eberly | Stars: Philip David Black, Bethany Edlund, Mark S. Esch, Dana Christy

44. The Pros and Cons of Breathing (2006)

R | 25 min | Short, Drama

7.7
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A young man with a terminal condition embraces a criminal lifestyle, taking to the streets like a new age Doc Holliday, determined to go out in a blaze of glory.

Writer: Bill Balas | Director: Seth Manheimer | Stars: Dylan Purcell, Coby Ryan McLaughlin, John Laughlin, Jody McArthur

45. Alicia en el Paraíso Natural (2013)

13 min | Short, Action, Crime

8.4
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Alicia dances sensually inside the Maravillas Club, but tonight won't be like the rest. Tonight she'll be caught between two men on opposite sides of the law, a mob boss and a cop thirsty ... See full summary »

Writer: Manuel Fernández-Arango | Director: Manuel Fernández-Arango | Stars: Pau Cólera, Eugenio Barona, Ariana Martínez, Nicolás Gutiérrez

46. Dreamscape (2009)

84 min | Sci-Fi

5.4
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A thrill-seeking Man signs up with Dreamscape Inc, provider of electronic dreams and vivid fantasies. Transformed into an unstoppable Courier, he enters a world of corporate espionage. ... See full summary »

Writer: Daniel J. Fox | Director: Daniel J. Fox | Stars: Sandra Darnell, Richard Dodd, Mark Ellingham, Abigail Fox

47. Loyalty (2011)

Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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Four low level criminals are given a last chance to redeem themselves and settle old debts to the mob by taking an seemingly simple assignment: keep watch on a captive rival mob boss for 24 hours.

Writers: Rachael McMeeking, Jake Reedy | Director: Jake Reedy | Stars: Tana Smith, Whitney Duff, Ozzie Devrish, Christian Radford

48. Jerry Powell & the Delusions of Grandeur (2011)

108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Jerry Powell is a low-level thief with memory distrust syndrome. The plot deals with his relationship with the neurotic Donna and a mysterious package he must deliver.

Writers: Mike Cuenca, Joey Halter | Director: Mike Cuenca | Stars: Joey Halter, Paul Elia, Brittany Samson, Zachary Ryan Block

49. All Wrapped Up (2007 Video)

110 min | Horror

4.0
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Four "mummies", two vampires, and a collection of other monsters converge in a story spanning nearly 5000 years 4 continents.

Writer: Jason Liquori | Director: Jason Liquori | Stars: Debbie Rochon, Wing Armstrong, Joel D. Wynkoop, Aaliyah Madyun

50. Nazareno (2007)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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In the city of Rome wrapped in the new waves of spiritualism, Nazareno, caring nurse of sick old people by day and tough puncher in debts collection by night, is living a profound religious... See full summary »

Writers: Nazzareno Bomba, M. Luisa Fusconi, Varo Venturi | Director: Varo Venturi | Stars: Nazzareno Bomba, Varo Venturi, Sonya Spogk, Ferdinando Vales