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1. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Creator: Tom Fontana | Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Votes: 55,683

2. Dead Man Walking (1995)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.

Writers: Helen Prejean, Tim Robbins | Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky, Raymond J. Barry

Votes: 67,679

3. Ravenous (1999)

R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller

7.1
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46 Metascore

Captain John Boyd's promotion stations him at a fort where a rescued man tells a disturbing tale of cannibalism.

Writer: Ted Griffin | Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette, Jeremy Davies

Votes: 27,050

4. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Writers: Joseph Heller, Buck Henry | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 16,119

5. In Cold Blood (1967)

R | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.0
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89 Metascore

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Writers: Truman Capote, Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

Votes: 17,236

6. True Crime (1999)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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65 Metascore

Can an over-the-hill journalist uncover the evidence that can prove a death row inmate's innocence just hours before his execution?

Writers: Andrew Klavan, Larry Gross, Paul Brickman, Stephen Schiff | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, LisaGay Hamilton, James Woods

Votes: 23,241

7. The Big House (1930)

Passed | 87 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.2
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A convict falls in love with his new cellmate's sister, only to become embroiled in a planned break-out which is certain to have lethal consequences.

Writers: Frances Marion, Joseph Farnham, Martin Flavin | Directors: George W. Hill, Ward Wing | Stars: Chester Morris, Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone, Robert Montgomery

Votes: 1,140

8. Casualties of War (1989)

R | 113 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.

Writers: Daniel Lang, David Rabe | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Don Harvey, John C. Reilly

Votes: 30,509

9. Into the Abyss (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Crime

7.3
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74 Metascore

Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Richard Lopez, Michael Perry, Damon Hall

Votes: 10,691

10. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

Votes: 48,835

11. Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A man tells his story of how he became unstuck in time and abducted by aliens.

Writers: Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Stephen Geller | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche, Sharon Gans

Votes: 8,841

12. Grace Is Gone (2007)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama

6.8
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65 Metascore

Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.

Writer: James C. Strouse | Director: James C. Strouse | Stars: John Cusack, Emily Churchill, Rebecca Spence, Jennifer Tyler

Votes: 7,673

13. The Crimson Field (2014 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, War

8.0
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One of the untold stories of World War 1. Kitty Trevelyan tries to put the past troubles behind her as she joins two other girls to volunteer at one of the busy war hospitals in northern France.

Stars: Hermione Norris, Oona Chaplin, Richard Rankin, Marianne Oldham

Votes: 834

14. Von Ryan's Express (1965)

Unrated | 117 min | Action, Adventure, War

7.1
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An American POW leads a group of mainly British prisoners to escape from the Germans in WWII.

Writers: David Westheimer, Wendell Mayes, Joseph Landon | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Raffaella Carrà, Brad Dexter

Votes: 9,146

15. Edmond (2005)

R | 82 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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61 Metascore

A fortune-tellers teasing rumination sends Edmond Burke lurching into New York City's hellish underworld.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: William H. Macy, Julia Stiles, Joe Mantegna, Frances Bay

Votes: 9,670

16. Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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75 Metascore

An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.

Writers: Chia-lu Chang, Kuo-fu Chen, Lin Qianyu | Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Tony Ka Fai Leung, Chao Deng, Carina Lau, Bingbing Li

Votes: 7,455

17. Hell and Back Again (2011)

88 min | Documentary, Action, History

6.5
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81 Metascore

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »

Director: Danfung Dennis | Stars: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss

Votes: 1,830

18. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.0
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Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in love and marry. When the war ends, Capt. ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Lederer, Leonard Spigelgass, Hagar Wilde, Henri Rochard | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall, Randy Stuart

Votes: 5,396

19. Nightmare Alley (1947)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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The ambitious Stanton "Stan" Carlisle works in a sideshow as carny and assistant of the mentalist Zeena Krumbein, who is married with the alcoholic Pete. The couple had developed a secret ... See full summary »

Writers: Jules Furthman, William Lindsay Gresham | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker

Votes: 4,583

20. Britannic (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 93 min | Action, Drama, History

5.1
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A fictional account of the sinking of the H.M.H.S. Britannic off the Greek island of Kea in November 1916. This explores the theory of a German agent sabotaging the liner, a hospital ship.

Writers: Brett Thompson, Kim Owen Smith, Dennis A. Pratt, Brian Trenchard-Smith | Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Edward Atterton, Amanda Ryan, Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Daniels

Votes: 952

21. So Proudly We Hail! (1943)

Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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A group of nurses returning from the war in the Phillippines recall their experiences in combat and in love.

Writer: Allan Scott | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard, Veronica Lake, George Reeves

Votes: 1,115

22. The Memory of a Killer (2003)

R | 123 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

Vincke and Verstuyft are the best detectives of the Antwerp police department. They are confronted with the murder on a leading executive and put all their effort to catch the murderer.

Writers: Jef Geeraerts, Carl Joos, Erik Van Looy | Director: Erik Van Looy | Stars: Koen De Bouw, Werner De Smedt, Jan Decleir, Laurien Van den Broeck

Votes: 7,686

23. The Fighting 69th (1940)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.7
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Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Fred Niblo Jr., Dean Riesner | Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Jeffrey Lynn

Votes: 1,241

24. A Man Called Peter (1955)

Approved | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.2
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The rise of Peter Marshall, from modest Scottish upbringing, to New York seminary, time in Atlanta churches, his marriage, appointment as chaplain of the US Senate, and early death at 46. Based on real events.

Writers: Eleanore Griffin, Catherine Marshall | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Richard Todd, Jean Peters, Marjorie Rambeau, Jill Esmond

Votes: 696

25. Undercovers Hero (1974)

R | 107 min | Comedy

5.3
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In this comedy, set during the Nazi occupation of France, Peter Sellers plays most major male parts, so he stars in nearly every scene, always bumbling in inspector Clouseau-style. As ... See full summary »

Writers: Roy Boulting, Leo Marks, Maurice Moiseiwitsch | Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Peter Sellers, Lila Kedrova, Curd Jürgens, Béatrice Romand

Votes: 409

26. Monsignor (1982)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, War

5.0
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An ambitious priest seduces a nun and leads the Vatican into shady business during and after World War II.

Writers: Jack-Alain Léger, Abraham Polonsky, Wendell Mayes | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Geneviève Bujold, Fernando Rey, Jason Miller

Votes: 643

27. The Mark of Cain (2007)

R | 87 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Uses detailed research and explosive new testimonies by soldiers who have served in Iraq to tell an emotional fictional story of two young men very much out of their depth.

Writer: Tony Marchant | Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Gerard Kearns, Matthew McNulty, Naomi Bentley, Elliot Cowan

Votes: 1,237

28. Day of Wrath (1943)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.8
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The young wife of an aging priest falls in love with his son amidst the horror of a merciless witch hunt in 17th century Denmark.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Thorkild Roose, Lisbeth Movin, Sigrid Neiiendam, Kirsten Andreasen

Votes: 5,970

29. Slaughter of the Innocents (1993)

R | 104 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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A seasoned FBI Agent's child-genius son assists him on catching a child-killer, a schizophrenic mohab nut who believes he's been chosen by god to be a new Noah.

Writer: James Glickenhaus | Director: James Glickenhaus | Stars: Jan Broberg, Elizabeth Johnson, Jesse Cameron-Glickenhaus, Darlanne Fluegel

Votes: 756

30. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Maxwell Anderson | Directors: John Ford, Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton

Votes: 1,537

31. One Foot in Heaven (1941)

Approved | 108 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Episodic look at the life of a minister and his family as they move from one parish to another.

Writers: Casey Robinson, Hartzell Spence | Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Fredric March, Martha Scott, Beulah Bondi, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 704

32. Once a Thief (1950)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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A down-on-her-luck San Francisco woman, turning in desperation to jewel robbery, barely escapes getting nabbed in a heist and moves to Los Angeles where she gets an honest job as a waitress... See full summary »

Writers: Richard S. Conway, Max Kolpé, Hans Wilhelm | Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Cesar Romero, June Havoc, Marie McDonald, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 47

33. When Hell Broke Loose (1958)

Approved | 78 min | War, Drama

5.8
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Near the end of the war in Germany, GI Steve Boland, a self-described "sharp-operator", meets a German girl, Ilsa, and they fall in love. Ilsa's brother Karl, whom she has not seen in three... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Brodney, Ib Melchior | Director: Kenneth G. Crane | Stars: Charles Bronson, Violet Rensing, Richard Jaeckel, Arvid Nelson

Votes: 128

34. Dog Jack (2010)

PG-13 | Drama, War

6.4
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"Dog Jack" is the story of a slave boy and his dog who escape the master's plantation, join the union army, and have to face their former master on the battlefield. The story is inspired by... See full summary »

Writers: Florence Biros, Edward T. McDougal, Joshua Russell | Director: Edward T. McDougal | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Benjamin Gardner, Frank Kasy, Kenneth Craig

Votes: 79

35. Karol - The Pope, the Man (2006 TV Movie)

155 min | Biography

6.5
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Writers: Giacomo Battiato, Gianfranco Svidercoschi | Director: Giacomo Battiato | Stars: Piotr Adamczyk, Dariusz Kwasnik, Michele Placido, Alberto Cracco

Votes: 533

36. Monsieur Vincent (1947)

111 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Bernard-Luc, Jean Anouilh | Director: Maurice Cloche | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Aimé Clariond, Jean Debucourt, Lise Delamare

Votes: 453

37. Das Boot ist voll (1981)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama, War

7.2
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During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: ... See full summary »

Writers: Alfred A. Haesler, Markus Imhoof | Director: Markus Imhoof | Stars: Tina Engel, Hans Diehl, Martin Walz, Curt Bois

Votes: 372

38. Revolt of the Zombies (1936)

Approved | 65 min | Horror

3.1
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An international expedition is sent into Cambodia to destroy an ancient formula that turns men into zombies.

Director: Victor Halperin | Stars: Dorothy Stone, Dean Jagger, Roy D'Arcy, Robert Noland

Votes: 1,087

39. Here Comes the Navy (1934)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A cocky guy joins the Navy for the wrong reason but finds romance and twice is cited for heroism.

Writers: Earl Baldwin, Ben Markson | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Gloria Stuart, Frank McHugh

Votes: 544

40. Karla Faye Tucker: Forevermore (2004)

Biography, Drama

6.6
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Based on a true story that rocked the world. An emotional journey that takes a former drug-crazed prostitute and convicted pickax killer from the depths of despair to personal triumph on Texas death row.

Writer: Helen Gibson | Director: Helen Gibson | Stars: Karen Jezek, Kenneth Jezek, Ann Ault, Helen Gibson

Votes: 50

41. All Gas and Gaiters (1966–1971)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Robertson Hare, William Mervyn, Derek Nimmo, John Barron

Votes: 32

42. Wish 143 (2009)

24 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Tells the story of a young man desperate to come of age before time runs out.

Writer: Tom Bidwell | Director: Ian Barnes | Stars: Samuel Holland, Rory Kinnear, Kieran Hardcastle, Lizzie Roper

Votes: 381

43. Guru, the Mad Monk (1970)

R | 62 min | Horror

3.6
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A deranged 15th Century prison colony chaplain exploits his power to get money for his church including murder and grave robbing committed by his vampire mistress and one-eyed hunchback assistant.

Writer: Andy Milligan | Director: Andy Milligan | Stars: Neil Flanagan, Jaqueline Webb, Judith Israel, Jack Spencer

Votes: 192

44. Ann Vickers (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A prison reformer and a controversial judge fall in love and have a child out of wedlock.

Writers: Jane Murfin, Sinclair Lewis | Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Irene Dunne, Walter Huston, Conrad Nagel, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 398

45. Report from the Aleutians (1943)

47 min | Documentary

6.6
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A cinematic record of US military operations on the Aleutian Island of Adak to retake Japanese occupied Kiska.

Director: John Huston | Stars: John Huston, Walter Huston, Milton Ashkin, Lyle A. Bean

Votes: 121

46. War Fever (1969)

98 min | War, Drama

5.9
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Writers: Tonino Ricci, Piero Regnoli | Director: Tonino Ricci | Stars: George Hilton, Klaus Kinski, Ray Saunders, Betsy Bell

Votes: 104

47. What Next, Corporal Hargrove? (1945)

95 min | Comedy, War

5.9
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The further adventures of Hargrove as he and his scheming pals take France by storm during World War 2.

Writers: Marion Hargrove, Harry Kurnitz | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Walker, Keenan Wynn, Jean Porter, Chill Wills

Votes: 148

48. The Chaplain (2015)

Short, Thriller | Announced

When an ex-army chaplain hunts for his missing teen daughter, he uncovers a secret that tests the last of his faith.

Writer: Jeremy Breslau | Director: Jeremy Breslau | Star: Bailey Chase

49. Murder in the Big House (1942)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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When a prisoner on Death Row is "accidentally" killed just before his execution, a reporter smells something fishy. His investigation reveals that the condemned man was about to reveal some... See full summary »

Writers: Raymond L. Schrock, Jerome Chodorov | Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Van Johnson, Faye Emerson, George Meeker, Frank Wilcox

Votes: 77

50. Fog for a Killer (1962)

68 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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An ex-con is the prime suspect when a series of murders occur under the full moon, every victim a young blonde woman.

Writer: Montgomery Tully | Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: David Sumner, Susan Travers, James Hayter, John Arnatt

Votes: 19