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1. Black Hawk Down (2001)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, Thriller

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.

Writers: Mark Bowden, Ken Nolan | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Votes: 265,623

2. Crash (I) (2004)

R | 112 min | Drama

7.9
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69 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 338,022

3. 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 mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.

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

Votes: 290,335

4. 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.

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

Votes: 53,166

5. 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.

Writers: Brian Koppelman, David Levien, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Michael Mantell

Votes: 229,676

6. 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.

Writers: Stephen King, William Goldman, Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Damian Lewis

Votes: 70,703

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.

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

Votes: 60,301

8. The King of Comedy (1982)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

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

Writer: Paul D. Zimmerman | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 46,045

9. Kill the Irishman (2011)

R | 106 min | Action, Biography, Crime

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.

Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, Jeremy Walters, Rick Porrello | Director: Jonathan Hensleigh | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Vincent D'Onofrio, Val Kilmer

Votes: 32,932

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

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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A former child star torments her crippled sister in a decaying Hollywood mansion.

Writers: Henry Farrell, Lukas Heller | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Votes: 27,135

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.

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

Votes: 20,142

12. 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.

Writers: Tim Krabbé, Todd Graff | Director: George Sluizer | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Nancy Travis, Sandra Bullock

Votes: 16,999

13. Blow Out (1981)

R | 107 min | Drama, 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.

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

Votes: 23,997

14. Copycat (1995)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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.

Writers: Ann Biderman, David Madsen | Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Dermot Mulroney, William McNamara

Votes: 39,993

15. Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)

R | 89 min | Drama

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.

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

Votes: 10,063

16. Colditz (2005 TV Movie)

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 »

Writers: Peter Morgan, Richard Cottan | Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Damian Lewis, Sophia Myles, Tom Hardy, Laurence Fox

Votes: 1,872

17. 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.

Writers: Robert Aldrich, Lukas Heller, Robert Sherman | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson, Ian Bannen, Harry Andrews

Votes: 2,417

18. 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.

Writers: Robert Hichens, Alma Reville, David O. Selznick, James Bridie | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, Charles Laughton, Charles Coburn

Votes: 6,915

19. 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.

Writers: John le Carré, Paul Dehn | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Mason, Maximilian Schell, Simone Signoret, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 1,591

20. 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.

Writers: Sonya Levien, Howard Koch, Elliot Paul, Harry Chandlee, Robert Rossen | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn

Votes: 888

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.

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

Votes: 806

22. 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: 329

23. Lone Star (1952)

Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.0
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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.

Writers: Borden Chase, Howard Estabrook | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Broderick Crawford, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 553

24. Son of the Morning Star (1991 TV Movie)

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

7.4
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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.

Writers: Evan S. Connell, Melissa Mathison | Director: Mike Robe | Stars: Gary Cole, Rosanna Arquette, Stanley Anderson, Edward Blatchford

Votes: 672

25. Chandu the Magician (1932)

Unrated | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
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When delusional madman Roxor kidnaps a scientist in hopes of using his death ray to achieve world dominance, he is opposed by Chandu, a powerful hypnotist and yogi.

Writers: Barry Conners, Philip Klein, Harry A. Earnshaw, Vera M. Oldham, R.R. Morgan | Directors: William Cameron Menzies, Marcel Varnel | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Irene Ware, Bela Lugosi, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 537

26. Men in White (1934)

Passed | 74 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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An idealistic doctor must make some hard choices between his dedication to the profession and his personal life.

Writers: Waldemar Young, Sidney Kingsley | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Jean Hersholt, Elizabeth Allan

Votes: 330

27. Alibi Ike (1935)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.2
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Idiosyncratic new recruit Francis "Ike" Farrell tries to help the Cubs to the pennant with his pitching and hitting.

Writers: Ring Lardner, William Wister Haines | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Olivia de Havilland, Ruth Donnelly, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 384

28. Strange Deception (1951)

96 min | Drama, Mystery, War

7.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 131

29. The Invention of Video Games (2012)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 5

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

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.

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

Votes: 24

31. 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.

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Ed Devereaux

Votes: 41

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

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

8.2
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The Pope excommunicates Henry, who recovers after a near-fatal jousting accident and begins a relationship with Jane Seymour.

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

Votes: 234

33. House M.D. (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!

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

Votes: 1,405

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

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

8.0
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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.

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

Votes: 242

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

93 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.0
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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.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Nick Dear | Director: Ashley Pearce | Stars: David Suchet, Joe Absolom, Simon Molloy, Richard Hope

Votes: 734

36. 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.

Writers: Kirk Ellis, David McCullough | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, Sarah Polley

Votes: 225

37. 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.

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

Votes: 63

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

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Stali presses a reluctant Dzerzhinsky to execute Reilly as the Cheka chief resists Stalin's efforts to dismantle 'The Trust.'

Writers: Troy Kennedy-Martin, R.H. Bruce Lockhart | Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Sam Neill, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell, Laura Davenport

Votes: 22

39. 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.

Writers: David Hoskins, Caroline Graham | Director: Peter Smith | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Ann Bell

Votes: 256

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

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

8.2
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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.

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

Votes: 210

41. 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.

Writers: Caroline Graham, Terry Hodgkinson | Director: Peter Smith | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Patrick Baladi

Votes: 251

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

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.

Writers: Kevin Laffan, Ngaio Marsh | Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Patrick Malahide, William Simons, David Sibley, John Bennett

Votes: 36

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

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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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.

Writers: Geoffrey Case, Colin Dexter | Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Trevor Byfield, John Castle

Votes: 178

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

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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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.

Writers: Colin Dexter, Stephen Churchett | Director: Hettie Macdonald | Stars: Ronald Pickup, Siân Phillips, Pamela Nomvete, Christopher Timothy

Votes: 185