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1. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.7
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78 Metascore

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 349,494 | Gross: $33.08M

2. They Won't Forget (1937)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.3
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A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Dickson, Edward Norris, Otto Kruger

Votes: 1,200

3. Doubt (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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68 Metascore

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.

Director: John Patrick Shanley | Stars: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

Votes: 106,804 | Gross: $33.42M

4. Cold Justice (2013– )

60 min | Crime, Reality-TV

7.8
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Reality series following former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and crime scene investigator Yolanda McClary as they crack cold cases across the U.S.

Stars: Kelly Siegler, Yolanda McClary, Alan Brown, Steve Spingola

Votes: 940

5. A Very Long Engagement (2004)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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76 Metascore

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 65,707 | Gross: $6.17M

6. Devil's Knot (2013)

Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.1
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42 Metascore

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Alessandro Nivola, James Hamrick

Votes: 16,575

7. Phil Spector (2013 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.3
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A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Al Pacino, Helen Mirren, Jeffrey Tambor, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Votes: 5,610

8. I Confess (1953)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A priest who comes under suspicion for murder cannot clear his name without breaking the seal of the confessional.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden, Brian Aherne

Votes: 15,930

9. You Only Live Once (1937)

Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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The public defender's secretary and an ex-convict get married and try to make a life together, but a series of disasters sends their lives spiraling out of control.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, Barton MacLane, Jean Dixon

Votes: 4,401

10. Like Minds (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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A forensic psychologist (Collette) is tasked with determining whether or not a minor should face murder charges for killing his schoolmate.

Director: Gregory Read | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Sturridge, Toni Collette, Richard Roxburgh

Votes: 4,069

11. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A novelist aided by his future father-in-law conspires to frame himself in the murder of a stripper as part of an effort to ban capital punishment.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer, Arthur Franz

Votes: 3,498

12. The Lodger (2009)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.8
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17 Metascore

A couple rents out a room to a mysterious young man, who may or may not be guilty of a series of grisly neighborhood murders.

Director: David Ondaatje | Stars: Alfred Molina, Hope Davis, Shane West, Donal Logue

Votes: 4,219

13. Tales of Manhattan (1942)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A formal tailcoat that gets passed from one owner to another affects each life in a significant way.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth, Ginger Rogers, Henry Fonda

Votes: 1,476

14. Murder Ordained (1987 TV Movie)

185 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Based on the true story of a bedroom-eyed Kansas preacher who decided that getting rid of his wife, and his secretary's husband, was the will of the Lord.

Director: Mike Robe | Stars: Keith Carradine, JoBeth Williams, Kathy Bates, Guy Boyd

Votes: 236

15. A Study in Terror (1965)

95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join the hunt for the notorious serial killer, Jack The Ripper.

Director: James Hill | Stars: John Neville, Donald Houston, John Fraser, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 1,297

16. Canyon Passage (1946)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Western

7.0
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Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dana Andrews, Brian Donlevy, Susan Hayward, Patricia Roc

Votes: 1,473

17. The Imperfect Lady (1947)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Millicent Hopkins, while touring with a dancing troupe in 1892, meets Clive Loring who is campaigning in the English Midlands for Parliament. They fall in love and Millie remains behind at ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Ray Milland, Teresa Wright, Cedric Hardwicke, Virginia Field

Votes: 34

18. A Blueprint for Murder (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Whitney Cameron suspects his sister-in-law has poisoned his brother and niece, but without proof how does he prevent the murder of his nephew?

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Gary Merrill, Catherine McLeod

Votes: 924

19. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)

87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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An opium-addicted choirmaster develops an obsession for a beautiful young girl and will not stop short of murder in order to have her.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Claude Rains, Douglass Montgomery, Heather Angel, David Manners

Votes: 323

20. The Lawyer (1970)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Tony Petrocelli, a bright young lawyer practicing in the rich cattle town of Baker, becomes embroiled in a murder case.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Barry Newman, Harold Gould, Diana Muldaur, Robert Colbert

Votes: 176

21. You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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Youthful tough Johnny Stone has fallen under the influence of petty crook Frank Wilson, who involves him and robbery and murder using his sister's boyfriend's stolen gun.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gale Page, Billy Halop, John Litel

Votes: 602

22. The Sculptress (1996– )

180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Olive Martin (Quirke), a heavily overweight young woman is convicted of killing and butchering her mother and sister and sentenced to life imprisonment. However, when she is assigned to ... See full summary »

Stars: Pauline Quirke, Caroline Goodall, Christopher Fulford, Sophie Stanton

Votes: 285

23. Incident at Oglala (1992)

PG | 89 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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This film describes the events surrounding a 1975 shootout at the Pine Ridge reservation in S. Dakota where two FBI agents were killed.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Robert Redford, Norman Zigrossi, Robert Sikma, Darelle 'Dino' Butler

Votes: 945 | Gross: $0.54M

24. Count the Hours! (1953)

Passed | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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Lawyer defends migrant worker falsely accused of 2 murders.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Teresa Wright, Macdonald Carey, Dolores Moran, Adele Mara

Votes: 368

25. Time Without Pity (1957)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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The day before a man is to be executed, his alcoholic father shows up to try to prove his innocence.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo McKern, Paul Daneman

Votes: 760

26. We Are Not Alone (1939)

Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.1
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A husband hires a lonely pretty young woman to work as a nanny for his son. His wife becomes instantly jealous and things take turn for the worst. In the background, WWII is in the air and anti-German sentiment is on the rise.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Paul Muni, Una O'Connor, Jane Bryan, Flora Robson

Votes: 235

27. The Case of the Howling Dog (1934)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.9
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An agitated and desperate man spares no expense in insisting that Mason represent him against a neighbor's howling dog and act as executor of his will.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Warren William, Mary Astor, Allen Jenkins, Grant Mitchell

Votes: 436

28. The Scarf (1951)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.8
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A man believe to have murdered a woman, escapes from the insane asylum to find if he was the one to actually kill her using the scarf she was wearing.

Director: Ewald André Dupont | Stars: John Ireland, Mercedes McCambridge, James Barton, Emlyn Williams

Votes: 327

29. The Studio Murder Mystery (1929)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Mystery

5.9
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Philandering actor Richard Hardell is murdered at a movie studio. His jealous wife Blanche, his director Rupert Borka, and a girl he mistreated, Helen MacDonald, all have substantial ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Neil Hamilton, Doris Hill, Warner Oland, Fredric March

Votes: 72

30. Bury Me Dead (1947)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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Barbara Carlin attends her own funeral and returns home suspecting that her husband, Rod Carlin, had tried to do away with her, and is also (rightfully) curious as to just who was the woman... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Cathy O'Donnell, June Lockhart, Hugh Beaumont, Mark Daniels

Votes: 173

31. Sealed Verdict (1948)

82 min | Drama, Mystery, War

7.5
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Former U.S. special prosecutor, Major Robert Lawson, begins to suspect that Nazi war criminal on death row, General Otto Stiegman, has been wrongfully convicted of leveling a French village along with all of its inhabitants in WWII.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Ray Milland, Florence Marly, John Hoyt, Norbert Schiller

Votes: 19

32. His Name Was Arthur Leigh Allen (2008 Video)

Documentary, Short, Crime

7.0
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Retrospective documentary on Arthur Leigh Allen, a prime suspect in the Zodiac investigation.

Director: David Prior | Stars: Arthur Spinelli, Donald Cheney, Sandy Panzarella, Norman Boudreau

Votes: 36

33. I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948)

Approved | 70 min | Mystery, Film-Noir, Crime

6.8
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A dancer is pinned for murder after his shoe prints are found at the scene of the crime. His wife follows the trail of clues to the genuine killer.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Don Castle, Elyse Knox, Regis Toomey, Charles D. Brown

Votes: 150

34. The Unknown Man (1951)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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Prominent attorney Brad Mason takes on the defense of Rudi Walchek, a young hit-man hoodlum accused of murder. Convinced of the youthful thug's innocence, Mason get him acquitted. Later, he... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Ann Harding, Barry Sullivan, Keefe Brasselle

Votes: 328

35. The Grim Game (1919)

71 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Jailed unjustly for a murder he did not commit, a young man uses his amazing powers of escape to free himself and pursue the actual killers, who hold his fiancée captive.

Director: Irvin Willat | Stars: Harry Houdini, Thomas Jefferson, Ann Forrest, Augustus Phillips

Votes: 204

36. X Marks the Spot (1942)

Approved | 55 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.3
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It's 1942. rubber is a valuable commodity during WW2. Eddie Delaney is a second lieutenant in the army, but also a private detective. Eddy swings into action, when his father, ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Damian O'Flynn, Helen Parrish, Dick Purcell, Jack La Rue

Votes: 136

37. The Man Who Talked Too Much (1940)

Passed | 76 min | Drama

6.3
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Assistant District Attorney Stephen Forbes, an impressive orator with a long list of convictions, resigns when an innocent boy is convicted and the real murderer confesses too late. He ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: George Brent, Virginia Bruce, Brenda Marshall, Richard Barthelmess

Votes: 198

38. Eight O'Clock Walk (1954)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Taxicab driver Tom Banning is led to an abandoned bomb-site by an eight-year-old girl as an April-fool prank. The girl is later found murdered and Manning is picked up by Scotland Yard for ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Cathy O'Donnell, Derek Farr, Ian Hunter

Votes: 229

39. A Woman's Devotion (1956)

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

6.0
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A newly married American couple vacationing in Mexico is prevented by the police from leaving Acapulco when the husband becomes prime suspect in a local girl's homicide.

Director: Paul Henreid | Stars: Ralph Meeker, Janice Rule, Paul Henreid, Rosenda Monteros

Votes: 109

40. The Westland Case (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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A detective must solve a case where a girl was murdered in a room--and all the doors and windows were locked from the inside.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Preston Foster, Frank Jenks, Carol Hughes, Barbara Pepper

Votes: 24

41. Son of Zorro (1947)

Approved | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.9
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Young cavalry officer Jeff Stewart returns to his home in the west after the Civil War to find that a ring of crooked politicians has taken over the county, bleeding the citizens with 50% ... See full summary »

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Fred C. Brannon | Stars: George Turner, Peggy Stewart, Roy Barcroft, Ed Cassidy

Votes: 74

42. Terror at Midnight (1956)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Neal Rickards (Scott Brady, a young police detective is investigating a big interstate hot-car racket. His fiancée, Susan Lang (Joan Vohs) becomes a victim of circumstances involving the ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Scott Brady, Joan Vohs, Frank Faylen, John Dehner

Votes: 16

43. The Accusing Finger (1936)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him... See full summary »

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Paul Kelly, Marsha Hunt, Kent Taylor, Robert Cummings

Votes: 14

44. The Man Who Dared (1946)

Passed | 66 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A crusading reporter plans his own arrest and conviction for first degree murder, trying to show that the death sentence should be outlawed when based on circumstantial evidence alone, but his plan goes awry.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Leslie Brooks, George Macready, Forrest Tucker, Charles D. Brown

Votes: 30

45. One Dangerous Night (1943)

Approved | 77 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A "Lone Wolf" advenure. The Lone Wolf tries to clear himself of a charge of murdering a blackmailer.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Warren William, Eric Blore, Marguerite Chapman, Mona Barrie

Votes: 45

46. Convicted Woman (1940)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Jobless Betty Andrews, although innocent, is convicted of a department store theft and, despite the best efforts of her lawyer and noted social worker Mary Ellis and a reporter, Jim Brent ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Frieda Inescort, June Lang, Lola Lane

Votes: 54

47. Star Reporter (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.7
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John Randolph (Warren Hull), an idealistic young newspaper owner who uses his paper as an instrument for the public good, uses a campaign against crime to successfully run grafting ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Warren Hull, Marsha Hunt, Wallis Clark, Clay Clement

Votes: 40

48. Secrets of a Co-Ed (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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A free-spirited college girl insists on carrying on her romance with a young mobster, scandalizing the town and going against the wishes of her father, the town's most prominent attorney--... See full summary »

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Otto Kruger, Tina Thayer, Rick Vallin, Russell Hoyt

Votes: 30

49. Full Confession (1939)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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A Catholic priest by the name of Father Loma must convince a man to step forward to save an innocent man from being sent to the electric chair.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Sally Eilers, Joseph Calleia, Barry Fitzgerald

Votes: 100

50. Private Detective (1939)

Approved | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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When they are forced to work together, rival detectives fall in love.

Director: Noel M. Smith | Stars: Jane Wyman, Dick Foran, Gloria Dickson, Maxie Rosenbloom

Votes: 131