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1. Black Hawk Down (2001)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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74 Metascore

123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Votes: 292,995 | Gross: $108.64M

2. Casino (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.2
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73 Metascore

Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends. a mafia underboss and a casino owner for a trophy wife over a gambling empire.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Votes: 335,000 | Gross: $42.44M

3. Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Thriller

6.9
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62 Metascore

Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Michael Mantell

Votes: 257,690 | Gross: $117.14M

4. Crash (I) (2004)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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69 Metascore

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton, Karina Arroyave

Votes: 361,849 | Gross: $54.56M

5. Dreamcatcher (2003)

R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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35 Metascore

Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Damian Lewis

Votes: 75,791 | Gross: $33.69M

6. Fallen (1998)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 58,618 | Gross: $25.19M

7. The Black Dahlia (2006)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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49 Metascore

Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank

Votes: 63,480 | Gross: $22.52M

8. The King of Comedy (1982)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 52,274 | Gross: $2.50M

9. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Votes: 31,502

10. Blow Out (1981)

R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

Votes: 27,798

11. Murder in the First (1995)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 21,733 | Gross: $17.38M

12. Copycat (1995)

R | 123 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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54 Metascore

An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Dermot Mulroney, William McNamara

Votes: 42,431 | Gross: $32.05M

13. Kill the Irishman (2011)

R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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50 Metascore

The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970's.

Director: Jonathan Hensleigh | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Vincent D'Onofrio, Val Kilmer

Votes: 35,447 | Gross: $1.19M

14. The Vanishing (1993)

R | 109 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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The boyfriend of an abducted woman never gives up the search as the abductor looks on.

Director: George Sluizer | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Nancy Travis, Sandra Bullock

Votes: 18,488 | Gross: $14.54M

15. Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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62 Metascore

The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt, Anamaria Marinca, Mark Ryder

Votes: 10,702 | Gross: $0.01M

16. The Paradine Case (1947)

Approved | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A happily married London barrister falls in love with the accused poisoner he is defending.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, Charles Laughton, Charles Coburn

Votes: 7,542

17. Colditz (2005 TV Mini-Series)

R | 240 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Four Brits tunnel out of a German POW camp. One is killed, two are recaptured and one escapes. Scottish Corporal Nicholas McBride, the lone escapee is a slacker and reluctant soldier, but ... See full summary »

Stars: Damian Lewis, Sophia Myles, Tom Hardy, Laurence Fox

Votes: 2,127

18. Morning Star (1991 TV Mini-Series)

PG-13 | 187 min | Biography, History, Western

7.5
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The story of George Custer, Crazy Horse and the events prior to the battle of the Little Bighorn, told from the different perspectives of two women.

Stars: Gary Cole, Rosanna Arquette, Stanley Anderson, Edward Blatchford

Votes: 715

19. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.0
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George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn

Votes: 930

20. Too Late the Hero (1970)

GP | 145 min | Action, War, Drama

6.8
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A reluctant hero, American Lt. Sam Lawson, is secunded to a motley British unit tasked with destroying a Japanese radio on a Philippine island.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson, Ian Bannen, Harry Andrews

Votes: 2,559

21. A Fine Madness (1966)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist... and his beautiful wife.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 846

22. The Deadly Affair (1966)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A British agent sets out to uncover the hidden facts behind a British government employee's suicide.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Mason, Maximilian Schell, Simone Signoret, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 1,756

23. Earthflight (2011–2012)

59 min | Documentary

8.5
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A nature documentary about a bird's-eye view of the natural world, joining the journeys of snow geese, cranes, albatrosses, eagles and other birds across six continents. Beginning in North ... See full summary »

Star: David Tennant

Votes: 386

24. Lone Star (1952)

Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.1
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Ex-President Andrew Jackson sends Texan Devereux Burke back home on a mission to facilitate Sam Houston's drive for U.S. statehood.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Broderick Crawford, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 570

25. Alibi Ike (1935)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.1
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Idiosyncratic new recruit Francis "Ike" Farrell tries to help the Cubs to the pennant with his pitching and hitting.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Olivia de Havilland, Ruth Donnelly, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 452

26. Strange Deception (1951)

96 min | Drama, Mystery, War

7.3
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Back in his village, former war prisoner Bruno Baldi is dead set on avenging his brother who has been shot by a German firing squad after being given away by a villager. But nobody wants to... See full summary »

Director: Curzio Malaparte | Stars: Raf Vallone, Rina Morelli, Alain Cuny, Anna Maria Ferrero

Votes: 142

27. The Invention of Video Games (2012)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

7.3
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"The Invention of Video Games" tells the tale of hapless inventor Herman A. Tari and his newest creation: the world's very first video game. In the magical, long-ago land of 1981, Herman ... See full summary »

Director: Matt MacDonald | Stars: Michael Gee, Chris Hayes, Matt MacDonald, Michael Moeh

Votes: 7

28. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)
Episode: A Sense of Loss (1996)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The shooting of a young policewoman draws Kavanagh into a tragic case in which his client refuses to help himself.

Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: John Thaw, Robin Bailey, James Barriscale, Daisy Bates

Votes: 25

29. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Battle of the Century (2011)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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Nucky goes to Belfast and offers to trade the IRA machine guns for whiskey, Waxy Gordon plans revenge against Manny Horvitz, and Jimmy enjoys his new status as AC boss.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon

Votes: 921

30. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Belly Speaker (2008)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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When a drunken, philandering wastrel is found dead in his room, having had varnish forced down in his throat, his estranged disturbed ventriloquist son is found in a wardrobe.

Director: Farhad Mann | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

Votes: 118

31. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #6.1 (2015)

TV-PG | 66 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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Lady Mary's past catches up with her when an unwelcome visitor delivers an ultimatum, and news about the running of Downton Hospital puts Violet on the warpath.

Director: Minkie Spiro | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy

Votes: 578

32. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Jackpot (1975)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Regan's flying squad falls under suspicion after they apprehend a gang of hijackers, but a bag with 35,000 pounds in it has somehow disappeared.

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Ed Devereaux

Votes: 50

33. The Tudors (2007–2010)
Episode: Lady in Waiting (2008)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.3
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The Pope excommunicates Henry, who recovers after a near-fatal jousting accident and begins a relationship with Jane Seymour.

Director: Dearbhla Walsh | Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Natalie Dormer, Nick Dunning

Votes: 294

34. House (2004–2012)
Episode: Maternity (2004)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A nightmare scenario hits Princeton Plainsboro when babies in the maternity ward are hit by a potentially fatal epidemic. Clinic Cases: Woman with a parasite!

Director: Newton Thomas Sigel | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 1,679

35. The Tudors (2007–2010)
Episode: Matters of State (2008)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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Henry warns Anne to stay out of state affairs, but her paranoiac fear of Catherine is only alleviated with her death and Anne's new pregnancy.

Director: Dearbhla Walsh | Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Natalie Dormer, Maria Doyle Kennedy

Votes: 299

36. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Mrs McGinty's Dead (2008)

TV-14 | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.9
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A pair of photographs are the only clues that Poirot has to solve the murder of a village charwoman, and to prove the innocence of the victim's lodger.

Director: Ashley Pearce | Stars: David Suchet, Joe Absolom, Simon Molloy, Richard Hope

Votes: 873

37. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: New York Sour (2013)

TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.3
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Nucky makes peace with Masseria and Rothstein, a dalliance causes Dunn Purnsley to murder a talent agent, and Gillian tries to wrest custody of Tommy.

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 1,113

38. John Adams (2008– )
Episode: Peacefield (2008)

TV-14 | 62 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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While in retirement in Peacefield, Adams looks back at his public life with some regrets and has to deal with tragedy in his personal life.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, Sarah Polley

Votes: 253

39. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Resolution (2012)

TV-MA | 57 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.5
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Season 3 premiere. Nucky makes a New Year's resolution; Margaret eyes a hospital expansion; Gillian builds a new business; Van Alden calls a gangster's bluff.

Director: Timothy Van Patten | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 1,183

40. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Younger Generation (1978)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Rumpole is defending a young member of the Timson clan, an extended family of light-fingered but otherwise moral South London villains. To his distress, his own son appears to be acquiring some of the Timson traits.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, David Yelland, John Welsh

Votes: 67

41. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )
Episode: Shutdown (1983)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Stali presses a reluctant Dzerzhinsky to execute Reilly as the Cheka chief resists Stalin's efforts to dismantle 'The Trust.'

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Sam Neill, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell, Laura Davenport

Votes: 24

42. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Tainted Fruit (2001)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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When the body of a local beauty is discovered by the pool at her manor house, Barnaby and Troy uncover a seedy world of adultery and deceit within the affluent rural community.

Director: Peter Smith | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Ann Bell

Votes: 292

43. The Tudors (2007–2010)
Episode: The Death of a Queen (2009)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.3
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Forced to recant, Aske is hanged in Yorkshire, Cromwell coerces Brandon to execute more rebels as examples, and Jane suffers complications in childbirth.

Director: Ciaran Donnelly | Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, James Frain, Annabelle Wallis

Votes: 261

44. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: The Electric Vendetta (2001)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The body of a criminal is found in a crop circle, and the locals blame Extra Terrestrail activity for the death. But Barnaby is not convinced.

Director: Peter Smith | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Patrick Baladi

Votes: 296

45. Alleyn Mysteries (1990–1994)
Episode: The Nursing Home Murder (1993)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A member of Parliament who has taken controversial stands on Palestine and A-bomb development is murdered during a routine appendectomy.

Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Patrick Malahide, William Simons, David Sibley, John Bennett

Votes: 42

46. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Who Killed Harry Field? (1991)

TV-14 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Struggling artist Harry Field is found murdered and thrown off an overpass but recent rains and a dry body lead Morse to conclude he was killed over a week earlier.

Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Trevor Byfield, John Castle

Votes: 210

47. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)
Episode: Wild Justice (2011)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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During an ecumenical conference in formerly Catholic St. Gerard's college, the poisoning of a female black American bishop triggers a series of bizarre murders.

Director: Hettie Macdonald | Stars: Ronald Pickup, Siân Phillips, Pamela Nomvete, Christopher Timothy

Votes: 215