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1. 12 Angry Men (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.

Writer: Reginald Rose | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Votes: 445,123

2. Heat (1995)

R | 170 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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76 Metascore

A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist.

Writer: Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight

Votes: 429,582 | Gross: $67.44M

3. Trance (I) (2013)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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61 Metascore

An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.

Writers: Joe Ahearne, John Hodge | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson, Vincent Cassel, Danny Sapani

Votes: 92,320 | Gross: $2.32M

4. Ransom (1996)

R | 121 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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60 Metascore

When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.

Writers: Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum, Richard Price, Alexander Ignon | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Mel Gibson, Gary Sinise, Rene Russo, Brawley Nolte

Votes: 98,652 | Gross: $136.45M

5. Dial M for Murder (1954)

PG | 105 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.2
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An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.

Writer: Frederick Knott | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Votes: 105,887 | Gross: $0.01M

6. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear.

Creator: William Blinn | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 4,707

7. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Not Rated | 186 min | Drama, War

8.3
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In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.

Writer: Abby Mann | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich

Votes: 44,152

8. Cinderella (1997 TV Movie)

G | 88 min | Musical, Romance, Fantasy

6.4
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Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.

Writers: Oscar Hammerstein II, Robert L. Freedman | Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Brandy Norwood, Bernadette Peters, Veanne Cox, Natalie Desselle Reid

Votes: 4,711

9. Man of La Mancha (1972)

PG | 132 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

6.6
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The funny story of mad but kind and chivalrous elderly nobleman Don Quixote who, aided by his squire Sancho Panza, fights windmills that are seen as dragons to save prostitute Dulcinea who is seen as a noblewoman.

Writer: Dale Wasserman | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Sophia Loren, James Coco, Harry Andrews

Votes: 2,972

10. Scum (1979)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Uncompromising story of life in a Borstal prison, a British juvenile offender institution in the 70's

Writer: Roy Minton | Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Ray Winstone, Mick Ford, Julian Firth, John Blundell

Votes: 7,222

11. Marty (1955)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love meet at a dance and fall for each other.

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti, Augusta Ciolli

Votes: 15,553

12. Charly (1968)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.1
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An intellectually disabled man undergoes an experiment that gives him the intelligence of a genius.

Writers: Daniel Keyes, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala, Leon Janney

Votes: 4,984

13. Cinderella (1965 TV Special)

G | 84 min | Musical, Fantasy, Romance

7.9
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1965 TV-version of the classic fairy tale, set to a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.

Writer: Joseph Schrank | Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Walter Pidgeon, Celeste Holm, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 1,562

14. Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

7.9
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An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together.

Writer: J.P. Miller | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Charles Bickford, Jack Klugman

Votes: 8,906

15. No Time for Sergeants (1958)

Approved | 119 min | Comedy, War

7.7
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Will Stockdale is a country bumpkin drafted into the Air Force and too dumb to realize he's driving everyone around him crazy -- no one more than Sgt. King.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Ira Levin, Mac Hyman | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Andy Griffith, Myron McCormick, Nick Adams, Murray Hamilton

Votes: 2,836

16. The Trip to Bountiful (1985)

PG | 108 min | Drama

7.6
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In 1940s Texas, an elderly woman is determined to visit her childhood home for one last time.

Writer: Horton Foote | Director: Peter Masterson | Stars: Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford

Votes: 2,953 | Gross: $7.47M

17. Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)

95 min | Drama, Sport

7.9
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Mountain Rivera, a punchy has-been managed by the unprincipled Maish, is mauled in a fight and forced to quit boxing. Can his devoted cutman and a sympathetic social worker help him find a ... See full summary »

Writer: Rod Serling | Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris

Votes: 2,962

18. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

Approved | 95 min | Western

7.4
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Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow.

Writer: Sidney Carroll | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Paul Ford

Votes: 2,970

19. A Child Is Waiting (1963)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.3
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Psychologist Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of the Crawthorne State Training Institute, one of the first boarding schools for developmentally challenged children. Dr. Clark is sympathetic ... See full summary »

Writer: Abby Mann | Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Judy Garland, Gena Rowlands, Steven Hill

Votes: 1,799

20. Patterns (1956)

83 min | Drama

8.0
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When Fred Staples is recruited onto the board of a high-powered New York corporation, he finds his ethics and ambition at odds.

Writer: Rod Serling | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight

Votes: 1,188

21. Fear Strikes Out (1957)

Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.0
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True story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in major league baseball.

Writers: Ted Berkman, Raphael Blau, Jimmy Piersall, Al Hirshberg | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, Adam Williams

Votes: 1,292

22. The Catered Affair (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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At breakfast, Jane announces that she and Ralph are getting married the next week. All Jane and Ralph want is a small wedding with the immediate family and no reception. This is because ... See full summary »

Writers: Paddy Chayefsky, Gore Vidal | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Bette Davis, Ernest Borgnine, Debbie Reynolds, Barry Fitzgerald

Votes: 1,917

23. Edge of the City (1957)

Approved | 85 min | Drama

7.2
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Two New York City longshoremen Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader whose growing friendship is threatened by Charles Malik, a notably repellent punk.

Writer: Robert Alan Aurthur | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire

Votes: 1,749

24. Visit to a Small Planet (1960)

85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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The weirdest alien of the galaxy pays a visit to Earth...

Writers: Edmund Beloin, Henry Garson, Gore Vidal | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Joan Blackman, Earl Holliman, Fred Clark

Votes: 801

25. The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)

R | 130 min | Drama

6.0
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A dictatorial film director (Finch) hires an unknown actress (Novak) to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.

Writers: Robert Thom, Edward DeBlasio, Hugo Butler, Jean Rouverol | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Kim Novak, Peter Finch, Ernest Borgnine, Milton Selzer

Votes: 786

26. Dear Heart (1964)

Unrated | 114 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Single and alone, Evie arrives in New York for the annual Postmasters' convention. Staying at her hotel is a womanising salesman newly promoted to his marketing department and trying to ... See full summary »

Writer: Tad Mosel | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Glenn Ford, Geraldine Page, Angela Lansbury, Michael Anderson Jr.

Votes: 882

27. The Rack (1956)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, War

6.8
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A decorated Korean War hero inexplicably collaborates with the enemy while interred in a POW camp and is court-martialed.

Writers: Stewart Stern, Rod Serling | Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Paul Newman, Wendell Corey, Walter Pidgeon, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 797

28. Middle of the Night (1959)

Approved | 118 min | Drama

7.3
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A widowed businessman becomes obsessed with one of his employees, the divorcée Betty Preisser.

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Fredric March, Kim Novak, Glenda Farrell, Albert Dekker

Votes: 702

29. Ransom! (1956)

Approved | 109 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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The Stannards' son is kidnapped for ransom. Plot centres around Ford's (the father) efforts to find him.

Writers: Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum | Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Glenn Ford, Donna Reed, Leslie Nielsen, Juano Hernandez

Votes: 1,150

30. A Storm in Summer (2000 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama

7.1
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An old Jewish shop owner Mr. Shaddick ('Peter Falk') suddenly finds himself responsible for a little black boy named Herman Washington ('Aaron Meek') trying to escape the chaos of Harlem as... See full summary »

Writer: Rod Serling | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Peter Falk, Andrew McCarthy, Nastassja Kinski, Ruby Dee

Votes: 387

31. The People Next Door (1970)

R | 93 min | Drama

6.7
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Comfortable New York suburbanites Arthur and Gerrie Mason discover one night that their seemingly perfect 16-year old daughter, Maxie has been tripping on LSD. Arthur, a smug, bullying ... See full summary »

Writer: J.P. Miller | Director: David Greene | Stars: Eli Wallach, Julie Harris, Deborah Winters, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 153

32. The Long Way Home (1998 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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This is from the back of the DVD package. "After the death of his wife, depressed Tom Gerrin (Jack Lemmon) meets Leane Bossert (Sarah Paulson), a 21-year-old free spirit, and the unlikely ... See full summary »

Writers: Louise Vincent, Patrick Jamain, William Hanley | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sarah Paulson, Kristin Griffith, Garwin Sanford

Votes: 374

33. The Rabbit Trap (1959)

72 min | Drama

6.8
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Job or family? This perennial conflict portrayed in this drama about a draftsman, able to free himself from the job for a very overdue family vacation, who is threatened with the sack if he doesn't return to work mid-holiday.

Writer: J.P. Miller | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, David Brian, Bethel Leslie, Kevin Corcoran

Votes: 93

34. In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, War

6.1
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A Rabbi in the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland in 1942 fights to maintain his stance of peace and acceptance of his fellow man despite the growing turmoil and atrocities created by the Nazis. ... See full summary »

Writer: Rod Serling | Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Charles Dance, Elina Löwensohn, Chad Lowe

Votes: 258

35. The Bachelor Party (1957)

Approved | 92 min | Drama

6.9
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Five office friends meet up for a night on the town to celebrate the forthcoming marriage of one of them. As the night wears on and the drink starts to tell, they become more confidential ... See full summary »

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Don Murray, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Philip Abbott

Votes: 479

36. Terror in the Sky (1971 TV Movie)

74 min | Thriller, Drama

5.3
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On a transcontinental flight, the flight crew suffer from food poisioning and become incapacitated. To save the aircraft, the cabin crew locate a passenger with flying experience. He is ... See full summary »

Writers: Steven Karpf, Elinor Karpf, Dick Nelson, Arthur Hailey | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Leif Erickson, Doug McClure, Roddy McDowall, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 102

37. Dino (1957)

94 min | Drama

7.4
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Writer: Reginald Rose | Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Sal Mineo, Brian Keith, Susan Kohner, Frank Faylen

Votes: 91

38. I Want to Be a Shellfish (2008)

139 min | Drama, War

6.7
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I Want to Be a Shellfish (Watashi wa Kani ni Naritai) is a 2008 Japanese movie based on a Tetsutaro Kato novel and directed by ... See full synopsis »

Writers: Shinobu Hashimoto, Tetsutarô Katô | Director: Katsuo Fukuzawa | Stars: Masahiro Nakai, Yukie Nakama, Yuki Shibamoto, Masahiko Nishimura

Votes: 71

39. I Want to Be a Shellfish (1959)

89 min | Drama, War

7.6
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On a post-war peaceful day in Japan, Toyomatsu Shimizu, a barber as well as a good father and husband, is suddenly arrested by the Prefectural Police as a war criminal and sued for murder. ... See full summary »

Writers: Tetsutarô Katô, Shinobu Hashimoto | Director: Shinobu Hashimoto | Stars: Furankî Sakai, Michiyo Aratama, Kumi Mizuno, Daisuke Katô

Votes: 23

40. Douze hommes en colère (2010 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writers: Reginald Rose, Attica Guedj, Stephan Meldegg | Director: Dominique Thiel | Stars: Michel Leeb, Pierre Santini, Alain Doutey, Jean-Luc Porraz

Votes: 10

41. Der neue Mann (1965 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

8.9
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Writers: Irene Dodel, Rod Serling, Horst van Diemen | Director: Rolf Hädrich | Stars: Hanns Lothar, Carl Lange, Ernst Fritz Fürbringer, Brigitte Rau

Votes: 22

42. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Paddy Chayefsky's 'The Mother' (1994)

Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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Writer: Paddy Chayefsky | Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Mary Alice, Anne Bancroft, Katherine Borowitz, Joan Cusack

Votes: 17