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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: 335,743 | Gross: $33.05M

2. 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: 15,836

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: 104,877 | Gross: $33.42M

4. 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: 64,896 | Gross: $6.17M

5. Cold Justice (2013– )

60 min | Crime, Reality-TV

7.7
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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: 830

6. 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: 15,482

7. 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: 3,393

8. 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: 4,178

9. 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: 3,983

10. 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: 1,147

11. 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: 1,437

12. 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: 1,252

13. 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: 4,203

14. 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: 1,405

15. 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: 233

16. 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: 282

17. 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: 934 | Gross: $0.54M

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: 891

19. 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: 727

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: 165

21. 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: 312

22. 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: 156

23. 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: 360

24. Son of Zorro (1947)

Approved | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.0
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A man returning home after having fought in the Civil War discovers that corrupt politicians have taken over the county and are terrorizing and shaking down the citizens. He dons the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 73

25. The Imperfect Lady (1947)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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: 31

26. 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: 596

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: 432

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

Documentary, Short, Crime

6.9
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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: 31

29. 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: 324

30. 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: 227

31. 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: 324

32. 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: 224

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: 144

34. X Marks the Spot (1942)

Approved | 55 min | 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: 129

35. 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: 103

36. 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

37. 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: 203

38. 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: 53

39. Brand of the Outlaws (1936)

60 min | Western

5.8
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Gary Gray arrives only to be caught up in the rustling activities of Ben Holt and his gang. First Holt brands him for rustling and then frames him for murder. Proven innocent, Gary foils ... See full summary »

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Bob Steele, Margaret Marquis, Jack Rockwell, Charles King

Votes: 25

40. The Woman Condemned (1934)

Passed | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.5
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Jerry Beall, a young newspaper reporter, intrigued by the charm and beauty of Barbara Hammond, a girl accused of murdering a female radio-star, sets out to prove her innocence in the face ... See full summary »

Director: Dorothy Davenport | Stars: Claudia Dell, Lola Lane, Richard Hemingway, Jason Robards Sr.

Votes: 100

41. The Accusing Finger (1936)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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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: 8

42. Cross-Examination (1932)

Passed | 74 min | Drama, Mystery

5.7
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Defense Atorney Gerald Waring uses great skill and ingenuity in his efforts to save the life of a boy charged with the murder of his father. Witness after witness piles up damaging evidence... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: H.B. Warner, Sally Blane, Natalie Moorhead, Edmund Breese

Votes: 36

43. 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: 29

44. Ladies of the Big House (1931)

77 min | Drama

6.5
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Married couple is imprisoned for a crime they didn't commit.

Director: Marion Gering | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Gene Raymond, Wynne Gibson, Earle Foxe

Votes: 58

45. Chain of Evidence (1957)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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The fourth of five Ben Schwab productions that starred Bill Elliott as a detective lieutenant in the L.A. Sheriff's department has Steve Nordstrom being released from prison after serving a... See full summary »

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Bill Elliott, Jimmy Lydon, Don Haggerty, Claudia Barrett

Votes: 37

46. The Red Rider (1934)

Approved | 310 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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"Red" Davison(Buck Jones), the sheriff of Sun Dog, sacrifices his job and his good name to save his best friend, "Silent" Slade from the hangman's noose, following a framed-up court ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Buck Jones, Grant Withers, Marion Shilling, Walter Miller

Votes: 29

47. Criminal Lawyer (1951)

Approved | 74 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Alcoholic lawyer sobers up to defend friend in murder case.

Director: Seymour Friedman | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Jane Wyatt, Carl Benton Reid, Mary Castle

Votes: 73

48. The Outer Gate (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Bob Terry is in love with Lois Borden the daughter of his employer, John Borden. When some bonds are missing from the office, Bob is accused and because of Borden's strong sense of ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Cannon | Stars: Ralph Morgan, Kay Linaker, Ben Alexander, Eddie Acuff

Votes: 37

49. 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

50. The Local Bad Man (1932)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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The Murdock's bank is in trouble. So they ship money on the train and rob it to get back the money plus the insurance, Bonner and his two pals recover the money only to be thrown in jail.

Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Sally Blane, Hooper Atchley, Edward Hearn

Votes: 27