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1. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

R | 229 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci

Votes: 234,301 | Gross: $5.30M

2. Lawless (2012)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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58 Metascore

Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits.

Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke

Votes: 193,673 | Gross: $37.40M

3. Changeling (2008)

R | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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63 Metascore

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

Votes: 205,451 | Gross: $35.71M

4. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

PG | 96 min | Action, Comedy

6.9
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The Bandit is hired on to run a tractor trailer full of beer over county lines in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff.

Director: Hal Needham | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed, Mike Henry

Votes: 33,751 | Gross: $126.74M

5. Life (I) (1999)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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63 Metascore

The story of wrongfully convicted men (Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence) who discover the value of life after serving 65 years in prison.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatundé, Nick Cassavetes

Votes: 35,385 | Gross: $63.84M

6. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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79 Metascore

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.

Director: Malik Bendjelloul | Stars: Rodriguez, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore

Votes: 51,613 | Gross: $3.70M

7. Scarface (1932)

Passed | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson | Stars: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins

Votes: 20,453

8. Bugsy Malone (1976)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

6.8
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The classic gangster story of Bugsy Malone told with an all-child cast.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger, John Cassisi

Votes: 12,915

9. The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)

Unrated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.7
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Al Capone's Valentine Day surprise for the rival Bugs Moran gang in 1929 Chicago.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Jason Robards, George Segal, Ralph Meeker, Jean Hale

Votes: 2,726

10. Mobsters (1991)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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From start to finish, it's a story of friendship between 4 street-wise males who don't mind using violence to achieve the lives that they want. They trust no one but each other which is vital to their success as mobsters.

Director: Michael Karbelnikoff | Stars: Christian Slater, Patrick Dempsey, Rodney Eastman, Costas Mandylor

Votes: 7,006 | Gross: $20.25M

11. Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

Approved | 136 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 4,557

12. Prohibition (2011– )

Documentary, History

8.2
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The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.

Stars: Peter Coyote, Pete Hamill, Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Michael Lerner

Votes: 1,414

13. The Untouchables (1993–1994)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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In 1930s Chicago, the seemingly invincible crime boss Al Capone is opposed by a team of incorruptible US Treasury agents led by the indefatigable Eliot Ness.

Stars: Tom Amandes, Paul Regina, John Newton, David James Elliott

Votes: 302

14. Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

8.1
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It has been one year since the boys have become rich. Julian decided to keep the money safe, but when it comes time for everyone to get their share, the money is lost forever.

Director: Mike Clattenburg | Stars: John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, John Dunsworth, Patrick Roach

Votes: 2,150

15. Dance, Fools, Dance (1931)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.8
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After the death of her father and loss of the family fortune, Bonnie gets a job as a cub reporter while her brother becomes involved in bootlegging.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Joan Crawford, Cliff Edwards, Lester Vail, William Bakewell

Votes: 564

16. Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman

Votes: 1,458

17. The Last One (II) (2008)

TV-PG | 58 min | Documentary

8.2
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In a far corner of Southern Appalachia, moonshiner Popcorn Sutton makes one last batch of true bootleg whiskey. The craft of traditional distillation is revealed along with a lifetime of memories in the trade.

Director: Neal Hutcheson | Stars: Popcorn Sutton, Floyd Sutton, Abigail Moore, Bill Milsap

Votes: 87

18. Rööperi (2009)

133 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Professional criminals in Finland from 1966 to 1979.

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä | Stars: Samuli Edelmann, Peter Franzén, Kari Hietalahti, Pihla Viitala

Votes: 2,729

19. Hot Summer in Barefoot County (1974)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Action

4.1
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A city cop is sent out to the country to go undercover and bust up a ring of moonshiners run by a woman and her three hot teenage daughters.

Director: Will Zens | Stars: Sherry Robinson, Don Jones, Tonia Bryan, Charles Elledge

Votes: 96

20. Häjyt (1999)

105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Häjyt tells a story of two friends who have a hard time finding their place in the society. Antti and Jussi are released from jail. While they were doing time for bank robbery, the third ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä | Stars: Samuli Edelmann, Juha Veijonen, Teemu Lehtilä, Kalevi Haapoja

Votes: 4,169

21. House on Bare Mountain (1962)

Unrated | 62 min | Comedy

4.4
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The Wolfman, Dracula and Frankenstein spy on a girls' school in the mountains, where most of the girls spend their time sunbathing in the nude, nude exercises and nude art classes. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Lee Frost, Wes Bishop | Stars: Bob Cresse, Laine Carlin, Leticia Cooper, Laura Eden

Votes: 253

22. Pearls and Pigs (2003)

113 min | Comedy

6.5
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When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by ... See full summary »

Director: Perttu Leppä | Stars: Mikko Leppilampi, Laura Birn, Amanda Pilke, Unto Helo

Votes: 2,599

23. Preacherman (1971)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

5.1
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Phony backwoods preacher Amos T. Huxley stays in a small North Carolina town long enough to fleece his congregation, swindle the profits from a moonshine still, and seduce dumb blonde Mary ... See full summary »

Director: Albert T. Viola | Stars: Albert T. Viola, Ilene Kristen, Adam Hesse, Marian Brown

Votes: 113

24. Gal Young Un (1979)

105 min | Drama

6.9
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Gal Young 'Un centers on a spinster woman who lives alone in the woods of north Florida until she is swept off her feet by an opportunistic bootlegger. He marries her for her place and her ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Nunez | Stars: Dana Preu, David Peck, J. Smith-Cameron, Gene Densmore

Votes: 106

25. The George Raft Story (1961)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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Dancer George Raft (Ray Danton) finds himself involved with the criminal underworld. After a conflict with gangster boss Frank Donatella (Joe de Santis), he is exiled to Hollywoood, where ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Ray Danton, Jayne Mansfield, Julie London, Barrie Chase

Votes: 203

26. The Purple Gang (1959)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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The story of the infamous Purple Gang, a ring of bootleggers, hijackers and killers in 1920s' Detroit.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Robert Blake, Elaine Edwards, Marc Cavell

Votes: 109

27. Eight Deadly Shots (1972– )

316 min | Drama

8.4
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Small-farmer Pasi shoots four policemen who have come to arrest him for raged drunkenness. The movie is a flashback examining the events that finally lead to the tragic shooting. As time ... See full summary »

Stars: Tarja-Tuulikki Tarsala, Mikko Niskanen, Paavo Pentikäinen, Tauno Paananen

Votes: 634

28. The American Gangster (1992)

48 min | Crime, Documentary

6.7
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Program provides an historical archive of how gangsters took advantage of changes in public policy to gain wealth and power in the first half of the twentieth century and how they met their... See full summary »

Director: Ben Burtt | Stars: Dennis Farina, Rod Steiger

Votes: 37

29. Killers Three (1968)

M | 88 min | Crime, Drama

4.8
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Two backwoods North Carolinians (Robert Walker, Jr., and Dick Clark, who also produced) rob a bootlegger's safe, kill several people in the process, and head for California with Walker's ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Robert Walker Jr., Diane Varsi, Dick Clark, Norman Alden

Votes: 105

30. Swamp Country (1966)

93 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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In a small southern swamp town, a local girl is found murdered. A young California man passing through town is blamed, and in fleeing the local lynch mob he escapes into the Okeefeenokee ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Patrick | Stars: Rex Allen, Baker Knight, Carolyn Gilbert, Sue Casey

Votes: 53

31. Smugglarkungen (1985)

107 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

4.9
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It's the early 20s, just after World War I. In Sweden, restrictions on alcohol are harder than most people like and so, smuggling is abundant. In this particular little town, smuggling is ... See full summary »

Director: Sune Lund-Sørensen | Stars: Janne Carlsson, Björn Skifs, Sanne Salomonsen, Ernst Günther

Votes: 196

32. Gentleman's Fate (1931)

Approved | 90 min | Drama

7.9
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Jack lives the high life and wants to make Marjorie his one and only. He then learns that his deceased father is alive but dying of lead poisoning. His father sent him away, twenty years ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: John Gilbert, Louis Wolheim, Leila Hyams, Anita Page

Votes: 567

33. Riding on Air (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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Smugglers are using a device for controlling airplanes in flight, and newspaper reporters from Chicago are vying for the story. Reporter Elmer Lane is out to scoop rival reporter Betty Harrison, and capture her heart in the process.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Guy Kibbee, Florence Rice, Vinton Hayworth

Votes: 69

34. Beer Barrel Polecats (1946)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

7.2
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The stooges make a whole batch of homemade beer, but get tossed in jail when Curly sells some to a policeman. Their minor indiscretion turns into a forty year sentence when a barrel of beer... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Robert Williams

Votes: 287

35. Finger Man (1955)

82 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

6.6
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An ex-con goes undercover for the government to "finger" the crime boss who made his sister a drug addict.

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Forrest Tucker, Peggie Castle, Timothy Carey

Votes: 103

36. Broadway (1942)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.6
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George Raft, playing himself, recalls his days on Broadway, where he acquired a reputation as a great dancer--and also one as a brawler, a ladies man and an associate of some of the city's most notorious gangsters.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Janet Blair, Broderick Crawford

Votes: 51

37. The Road Hustlers (1968)

94 min | Drama, Action

4.9
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A family of bootleggers fight against the sheriff and local gangsters.

Director: Larry E. Jackson | Stars: Jim Davis, Scott Brady, Bruce Yarnell, Robert Dix

Votes: 14

38. My Buddy (1944)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Republic, never a company to not try getting ahead of the curve and with writers who could remember the 1930's social conscience WW I vets-returning-home films, made this in mid-1944 (a ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Ruth Terry, Lynne Roberts, Alexander Granach

Votes: 7

39. Moonshiner's Woman (1968)

79 min | Crime, Drama

2.8
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Claude, a Tennessee moonshiner has been holding out on Jarvis, a big-city gangster, so Jarvis kills Claude and takes his woman, Lorilee, back to the high city with him, and promises her ... See full summary »

Director: Donn Davison | Stars: Donn Davison, Linda Lee, Roy Huston, Bill Crisp

Votes: 9

40. Char Dil Char Rahen (1959)

160 min | Drama

7.5
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Director: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas | Stars: Raj Kapoor, Ajit, Shammi Kapoor, Meena Kumari

Votes: 29

41. Ryysyrannan Jooseppi (1955)

91 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Roland af Hällström | Stars: Heimo Lepistö, Hilkka Helinä, Leo Jokela, Armas Jokio

Votes: 67

42. Partners in Crime (1928)

Passed | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

2.8
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A big-city is over-run with crime as two gangs fight over turf after one gang invades the territory of the other. Mike Doolan, an amateur private detective, and "Scoops" McGee, a ... See full summary »

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Wallace Beery, Raymond Hatton, Mary Brian, William Powell

Votes: 18

43. Good Intentions (1930)

Passed | 69 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Racketeer David Cresson's sudden passion for the straight-and-narrow life is due to his falling in love with Helen Rankin, a society débutante. However, his former associate and ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Marguerite Churchill, Regis Toomey, Earle Foxe

44. Capone's Whiskey: The Story of Templeton Rye (2011)

75 min | Documentary

9.0
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The Iowa farmers who made Templeton Rye, during prohibition and the depression, to save their farms. Illegal whiskey is still being made today and can live side by side the legal product.

Director: Kristian Day | Stars: Ron Beals, Ken Behrens, Michael Berger, Kevin Boersma

Votes: 7

45. Woman Against the World (1937)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Anna Plummer (Alice Moore), daughter of a Canadian farmer, secretly marries against her father's will. She and her young husband, Johnny Masters (Edgar Edwards), move to a big city, shortly... See full summary »

Director: David Selman | Stars: Alice Moore, Edgar Edwards, Ralph Forbes, Collette Lyons

Votes: 37

46. This Is America (1933)

70 min | Documentary

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A compilation of newsreel clips covering historic world events in the U.S. from the end of World War I until 1933.

Star: Alois Havrilla

47. The Palm Beach Girl (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

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Emily Bennett, arriving in Palm Beach on a train, puts her head out of the window and her face is smudged black from the locomotive's coal smoke. She is mistaken for a black girl and this ... See full summary »

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Bebe Daniels, Lawrence Gray, Marguerite Clayton, Josephine Drake

48. Pirtua pirtua (1991)

94 min | Crime, Drama

3.9
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Director: Visa Mäkinen | Stars: Martti Kainulainen, Ahti Kuoppala, Matti Mäntylä, Mikko Jurkka

Votes: 36

49. Sweet Daddies (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

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Stage comedian Patrick O'Brien is fired from his job because of his drinking celebration of his son, Jimmy, graduating from college. After the show he meets his son on a cabaret and there ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: George Sidney, Charles Murray, Vera Gordon, Jobyna Ralston

50. Juulian totuudet (2002– )

136 min | Drama, Sport

6.5
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Stars: Katri Randelin, Reino Nordin, Ville Kivelä, Ann-Marie Inkinen

Votes: 104