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1. The Big Lebowski (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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69 Metascore

"Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

2. The Fugitive (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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88 Metascore

Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt.

Writers: Jeb Stuart, David Twohy, Roy Huggins | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore

3. Body Heat (1981)

R | 113 min | Thriller

7.4
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78 Metascore

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna, Ted Danson

4. Double Jeopardy (1999)

R | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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40 Metascore

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Writers: David Weisberg, Douglas Cook | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood, Benjamin Weir

5. Out of Time (I) (2003)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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63 Metascore

A Florida police chief must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion.

Writer: David Collard | Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Mendes, Dean Cain

6. The Killers (1946)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.

Writers: Anthony Veiller, Ernest Hemingway | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker

7. Jism (2003)

136 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.2
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Kabir Lal is an alcoholic lawyer whose life is looking as if going down the drain. One morning he sees a stunningly attractive woman on a beach and is instantly enamored by her. By chance ... See full summary »

Writers: Mahesh Bhatt, Niranjan Iyengar | Director: Amit Saxena | Stars: Bipasha Basu, John Abraham, Gulshan Grover, Vinay Pathak

8. Borderline (2002 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Psychiatrist Dr. Lila Colleti is divorcing her husband and is devastated when he wins custody of their two little girls, whom he gets largely because Lila's job, being a psychiatrist for ... See full summary »

Writer: David Loucka | Director: Evelyn Purcell | Stars: Gina Gershon, Michael Biehn, Sean Patrick Flanery, Natasha Napoli

9. The House of Fear (1945)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of deaths at a castle with each foretold by the delivery of orange pips to the victims.

Writers: Roy Chanslor, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Aubrey Mather, Dennis Hoey

10. The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971)

90 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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The Case of the Scorpion's Tail begins with the mysterious death of a millionaire and spirals into the murder of his suddenly rich wife, which draws the attention of a dogged investigator, who follows a trail of blood to the bitter end.

Writers: Ernesto Gastaldi, Eduardo Manzanos Brochero, Sauro Scavolini | Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: George Hilton, Anita Strindberg, Alberto de Mendoza, Ida Galli

11. One Body Too Many (1944)

Unrated | 75 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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An insurance investigator arrives at a creepy mansion to protect a millionaire who has had death threats made against him.

Writers: Winston Miller, Maxwell Shane | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Jack Haley, Jean Parker, Bela Lugosi, Blanche Yurka

12. Savage Souls (2001)

120 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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At a wake one night in 1945, a group of aged women recall the life of one of their number. Sixty years before, Thérèse was barely 20 years old when she eloped with her boyfriend, Firmin, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Giono, Alexandre Astruc, Mitchell Hooper, Alain Majani d'Inguimbert, Eric Neuhoff | Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Laetitia Casta, Frédéric Diefenthal, Arielle Dombasle, John Malkovich

13. Time and Again (2007 TV Movie)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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When Anna Malone finds an old music box hidden in a house she is renovating, she has no idea the joys, sorrows, and hidden dangers it will bring.

Writer: David Golden | Director: Penelope Buitenhuis | Stars: Brooke Burns, Paul Anthony, Beau Starr, Christina Jastrzembska

14. Something in the Wind (1947)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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A grandson of a recently deceased millionaire mistakes a beautiful female disc jockey for her aunt, who once dated the grandfather.

Writers: Harry Kurnitz, William Bowers, Fritz Rotter, Charles O'Neal | Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Donald O'Connor, John Dall, Charles Winninger

15. Alias John Preston (1955)

Approved | 71 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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Wealthy John Preston arrives in small town Deanbridge. He invests in local businesses and gets involved in community affairs. Eventually, he meets a local belle, Sally, and wins her from ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Tabori | Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Betta St. John, Alexander Knox, Christopher Lee, Sandra Dorne

16. Insurance Investigator (1951)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.5
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When a businessman who has had a double indemnity policy taken out on him dies mysteriously, his insurance company sends an undercover investigator to town to determine exactly what happened.

Writers: Gertrude Walker, Beth Brown | Director: George Blair | Stars: Richard Denning, Audrey Long, John Eldredge, Hillary Brooke

17. Lady Bodyguard (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy

5.7
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A.C.Baker, advertising executive for an insurance company, approaches test pilot Terry Moore with a proposition that in return for using his picture and endorsement he will get a ... See full summary »

Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann, Art Arthur, Edward Haldeman, Vera Caspary | Director: William Clemens | Stars: Eddie Albert, Anne Shirley, Raymond Walburn, Roger Pryor

18. Wet Blanket Policy (1948)

Passed | 6 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.1
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Woody Woodpecker buys life insurance with the benifactor being Buzz Buzzard who wants to collect early.

Writers: Heck Allen, Ben Hardaway | Director: Dick Lundy | Stars: Gloria Wood, Harry Babbitt, Mel Blanc, Ben Hardaway

19. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )
Episode: After the Funeral (2005)

TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.9
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When a man disinherits his sole beneficiary and bequeaths his wealth to others just prior to his death, Poirot is called in to investigate.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Philomena McDonagh | Director: Maurice Phillips | Stars: David Suchet, Philip Anthony, Robert Bathurst, Anna Calder-Marshall

20. Dante (1960–1961)
Episode: Dial D for Dante (1961)

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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A wealthy man sets up a trust fund for Dante, but the catch is that a professional killer will inherit the money if the nightclub owner dies.

Writers: Charles R. Marion, Joel Rapp | Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray, Tom D'Andrea, James Nolan

21. Mister Ed (1958–1966)
Episode: Ed the Beneficiary (1962)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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Ed pesters Wilbur to have a will drawn up after he reads of a cat inheriting a large sum from her deceased owner.

Writers: Lou Derman, Robert O'Brien, Walter Brooks | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Alan Young, Connie Hines, Larry Keating, Edna Skinner

22. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 8 July 2011 (2011)

TV-PG | Drama

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Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland | Director: Lee Salisbury | Stars: Charlie Brooks, Pam St. Clement, Sid Owen, Adam Woodyatt

23. The F.B.I. Files (1998–2009)
Episode: Hired Gun (1999)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.4
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The FBI investigates Lawrence Horn and co-conspirators who murdered Horn's wife, son and son's nurse for a million dollar lawsuit settlement. The investigation was challenging because James... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Marabella | Stars: James Kallstrom, Anthony Call, Rashaun Williams

24. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
Episode: Just Around the Coroner (1958)

26 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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When an elderly man living in Mike's hotel unexpectedly inherits $7500, Hammer appoints himself the man's guardian to ward off moochers and con artists.

Writers: Mickey Spillane, Lawrence Kimble | Director: Richard Irving | Stars: Darren McGavin, Whitney Blake, Raymond Greenleaf, Walter Reed

25. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )
Episode: Peril at End House (1990)

103 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.0
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While Poirot is staying at an exclusive Cornish resort, he meets a beautiful heiress whose life is in danger.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Clive Exton | Director: Renny Rye | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Polly Walker

26. Becker (1998–2004)
Episode: The Hypocratic Oath (2000)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.7
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Reggie and a fellow student study rat behavior using a maze. Coincidentally, John's waiting room turns into a maze of boxes when Linda orders too many supplies. Margaret learns that a former patient died and has included her in her will.

Creator: Dave Hackel | Director: Andy Ackerman | Stars: Ted Danson, Terry Farrell, Hattie Winston, Shawnee Smith

27. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One Where Heckles Dies (1995)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.4
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Heckles who lives in the appartement underneath Monica and Rachel is always complaining of their stomping around and being noisy. While complaining Heckles dies and leaves all his stuff and... See full summary »

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Director: Kevin Bright | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

28. Becker (1998–2004)
Episode: The Trouble with Harry (2001)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.2
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A man dies and leaves his ashes to Becker. A current patient suffers a puzzling rapid heartbeat. Reggie tries to ignore her handsome new boyfriend's total lack of consideration for her.

Creator: Dave Hackel | Director: Wil Shriner | Stars: Ted Danson, Terry Farrell, Hattie Winston, Shawnee Smith