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1. Michael Clayton (2007)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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82 Metascore

A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit.

Director: Tony Gilroy | Stars: George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Michael O'Keefe

Votes: 138,250 | Gross: $49.02M

2. The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime

6.7
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47 Metascore

A struggling dentist's life is turned upside down when a famous gangster moves in next door, and his wife convinces him to inform a notorious mob boss about the gangster's whereabouts.

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Rosanna Arquette, Michael Clarke Duncan

Votes: 93,370 | Gross: $57.26M

3. Kraftidioten (2014)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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74 Metascore

The honorable citizen Nils ploughs snow in the wild winter mountains of Norway, when his son is mistakenly murdered, Nils takes action, which ignites a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss Papa.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Bruno Ganz, Pål Sverre Hagen, Jakob Oftebro

Votes: 14,139 | Gross: $0.05M

4. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

R | 113 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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67 Metascore

An adaptation of the cult memoir of game show impresario Chuck Barris, in which he purports to have been a CIA hitman.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney, Julia Roberts

Votes: 73,640

5. Kill the Irishman (2011)

R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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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.

Director: Jonathan Hensleigh | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Vincent D'Onofrio, Val Kilmer

Votes: 36,936 | Gross: $1.19M

6. A Prophet (2009)

R | 155 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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90 Metascore

A young Arab man is sent to a French prison.

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Reda Kateb

Votes: 81,476 | Gross: $2.08M

7. The Tournament (2009)

R | 95 min | Action, Thriller

6.1
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Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Mann | Stars: Ving Rhames, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Hu, Ian Somerhalder

Votes: 31,418

8. The Mechanic (1972)

PG | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.0
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An aging hitman befriends a young man who wants to be a professional killer. Eventually it becomes clear that someone has betrayed them.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn, Jill Ireland

Votes: 9,395

9. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

Votes: 45,072 | Gross: $18.25M

10. Point Blank (2010)

R | 81 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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75 Metascore

Samuel, a male nurse, saves the life of a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's wife hostage and force him to spring their boss.

Director: Fred Cavayé | Stars: Gilles Lellouche, Roschdy Zem, Gérard Lanvin, Elena Anaya

Votes: 11,867 | Gross: $0.71M

11. Veronica Guerin (2003)

R | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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55 Metascore

An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell, Brenda Fricker, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 16,719 | Gross: $1.57M

12. Elephant White (2011)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

5.1
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An assassin is hired by a businessman to avenge the murder of his daughter by white slave traders in Thailand.

Director: Prachya Pinkaew | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Markus Waldow, Kevin Bacon, Jirantanin Pitakporntrakul

Votes: 9,599

13. Freebie and the Bean (1974)

R | 113 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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San Francisco police detectives Freebie and Bean are determined to bust local crime boss Red Meyers at any cost, even if this means destroying the whole city in the process.

Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Alan Arkin, James Caan, Loretta Swit, Jack Kruschen

Votes: 1,852

14. Pistol Whipped (2008 Video)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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Matt is an elite ex-cop whose life has gone down hill since he was kicked off the Force. After a rough encounter with a mysterious henchman, Matt is brought face to face with his only ... See full summary »

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Steven Seagal, Paul Calderon, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 3,970

15. Satya (1998)

Not Rated | 170 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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An innocent man is embroiled in underworld after being falsely charged and sets out to punish the perpetrators who subjected his life to misery.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: J.D. Chakravarthi, Urmila Matondkar, Paresh Rawal, Manoj Bajpayee

Votes: 9,138

16. Company (2002)

155 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A small-time gangster named Chandu teams up with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal syndicate. Together they eliminate all their enemies, becoming the most feared gangsters in Mumbai.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Mohanlal, Manisha Koirala, Seema Biswas

Votes: 10,803

17. The Enforcer (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.4
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A crusading district attorney finally gets a chance to prosecute the organizer and boss of Murder Inc.

Directors: Bretaigne Windust, Raoul Walsh | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Zero Mostel, Ted de Corsia, Everett Sloane

Votes: 3,179

18. Assassin(s) (1997)

128 min | Drama, Crime

6.5
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Old professional killer Wagner seeks someone to teach what he knows as long as he is already dying, and he chooses Max, young and passionless thief to be his successor.

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Michel Serrault, Mathieu Kassovitz, Mehdi Benoufa, Robert Gendreu

Votes: 1,684

19. Nightmare Man (2006)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

4.0
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46 Metascore

After receiving an African fertility mask as a gift Ellen tells her husband William that she's been attacked by masked phantom called 'the Nightmare Man'. As Ellen's paranoia increases, ... See full summary »

Director: Rolfe Kanefsky | Stars: Tiffany Shepis, Blythe Metz, Luciano Szafir, Aaron Sherry

Votes: 2,078

20. Boss (I) (2013)

143 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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42 Metascore

A man fights for people's rights. In Delhi, he will have to deal with a corrupt police officer.

Director: Anthony D'Souza | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Shiv Pandit, Mithun Chakraborty, Ronit Roy

Votes: 8,742

21. Murder, Inc. (1960)

103 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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The rise and fall of a 1930's Brooklyn crime syndicate, known as Murder Incorporated, led by mobster Lepke Buchalter.

Directors: Burt Balaban, Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Stuart Whitman, May Britt, Henry Morgan, Peter Falk

Votes: 866

22. Jerry and Tom (1998)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their ... See full summary »

Director: Saul Rubinek | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Sam Rockwell, Maury Chaykin, Ted Danson

Votes: 1,634

23. Up to His Ears (1965)

104 min | Comedy, Adventure

6.4
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The farcical adventures of unhappy suicidal billionaire Arthur Lempereur.

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Ursula Andress, Maria Pacôme, Valérie Lagrange

Votes: 1,284

24. La résistance de l'air (I) (2015)

98 min | Drama

5.8
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Vincent, a target rifle champion, becomes entangled in a dangerous plot after accepting a well paid job offer.

Director: Fred Grivois | Stars: Reda Kateb, Ludivine Sagnier, Johan Heldenbergh, Tchéky Karyo

Votes: 378

25. The Disappearance (1977)

R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organisation to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance.

Director: Stuart Cooper | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Francine Racette, David Hemmings, John Hurt

Votes: 305

26. New York Confidential (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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A top syndicate crime boss and his corrupt politicians, make multi-million deals and order murders , until the vicious pattern finally catches up to him.

Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Richard Conte, Anne Bancroft, Marilyn Maxwell

Votes: 348

27. The Penalty (1920)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.5
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A deformed criminal mastermind plans to loot the city of San Francisco as well as revenge himself on the doctor who mistakenly amputated his legs.

Director: Wallace Worsley | Stars: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason, Lon Chaney

Votes: 1,531

28. Fatal Justice (1994 Video)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Thriller

4.8
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Somewhere near the Texas-Louisiana border, the CIA maintains a force of domestic assassins. So secret is their work that their retirement program is a bullet in the head. Up-and-coming ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Cain | Stars: Joe Estevez, Suzanne Ager, Richard Folmer, Tom Bertino

Votes: 57

29. The Contract (II) (1999)

91 min | Thriller

4.6
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Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. ... See full summary »

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Camilla Overbye Roos, Jeff Fahey, Andrew Keegan, Amy Weber

Votes: 203

30. Vendeta (2011)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Vendetta is an uncompromising thriller, an exciting story about revenge and the clash between two characters. Over the course of a few hours in a single day revenge intertwines the fates of... See full summary »

Director: Miroslav Ondrus | Stars: Ondrej Vetchý, Oldrich Kaiser, Igor Chmela, Marek Taclík

Votes: 61

31. The Devil's Business (2011)

69 min | Horror

5.4
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At the house of their target, two hit men bide their time waiting for the kill, only to find death already arrived in the shape of black magic, devilish spirits and the occult.

Director: Sean Hogan | Stars: Billy Clarke, Jack Gordon, Jonathan Hansler, Harry Miller

Votes: 510

32. When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn (1993 TV Movie)

192 min | Thriller

6.4
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A woman places an ad in the "Soldier of Fortune" magazine to hire a contract killer.

Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Gary Cole, Marg Helgenberger, Gregg Henry, Michael Jeter

Votes: 59

33. For Hire (1998)

R | 96 min | Thriller

5.6
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Chicago cabbie Mitch Lawrence is a man whose dreams are starting to fade. His only shining light is his loving and pregnant wife. When one of his clients, author Lou Webber offers him money... See full summary »

Director: Jean Pellerin | Stars: Rob Lowe, Joe Mantegna, Bronwen Booth, Charles Edwin Powell

Votes: 282

34. Kids Who Kill (2014 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

7.1
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The cases of British child murderers Daniel Bartlam, Santre Sanchez Gayle, the Doran brothers, the Victoria Station gang, and Robert Thompson & Jon Venables.

Director: Andrew Dunn | Stars: Ben Daniels, Daniel Bartlam, David Canter, Albert Kirby

Votes: 9

35. Secrets of a Co-Ed (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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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: 27

36. Le contrat (2015– )

Documentary, Crime, Thriller

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The Québec documentary series about the assassination contracts made in the Québec province by the organized crime.

Stars: Gaetan Bouthillier, Louis Courchesne, Marcello Di Fruscia, Jon Welch

37. Die letzten Ferien (1975 TV Movie)

90 min | Thriller

6.7
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A young woman is going on holiday with her parents. She narrowly escapes when her holiday fling tries to kill her, only to find out that this nasty encounter was not quite as accidental as ... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Erler | Stars: Jutta Speidel, Margot Leonard, Udo Vioff, Dieter Laser

Votes: 29

38. Yukka (1998)

93 min | Action

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Directors: Yuriy Berdnikov, Mikhail Tumanishvili | Stars: Igor Bochkin, Elena Yakovleva, Boris Shcherbakov, Yuliya Chernova

39. Who Murdered Carolyn Matthews? (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary, Crime, Mystery

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Stars: Michael Eichner, John Keane, Kaylene Kenyon, Nick Standing

40. Borshch iz frantsuzskikh lyagushek (1999)

103 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Gennadi Zemel | Stars: Aleksey Shemes, Stella Loginova, Vladimir Tolokonnikov, Farkhad Abdraimov

41. Hizunda jôyoku (1967)

Crime

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Director: Matsutaro Kuroiwa | Stars: Kôji Satomi, Reika Minami, Keiko Mikawa, Miki Hayashi

42. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: As Ye Sow (1993)

Not Rated | 29 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.0
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Wealthy and successful middle-aged businessman Leo Burns suspects that his much younger wife Bridget is having an extramarital affair. Leo hires sleazy private investigator G.G. Devoe to find out the identity of Bridget's lover.

Director: Kyle MacLachlan | Stars: Hector Elizondo, Patsy Kensit, John Shea, Adam West

Votes: 281

43. The Investigators (2000– )
Episode: Broken Honor (2005)

44 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

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The case of Mervin "Sonny" Grotton, a 46-year-old naval Chief Petty Officer who was gunned down on his own driveway in Belfast, Maine in 1983.

Director: Sonja Falldorf | Stars: Gene Galusha, Kenneth Fitzjuruls, Roy Gallant, Vickie Harriman

44. Crime Stories (1998– )
Episode: Double-Cross (2004)

Documentary

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The double homicide of husband and wife Kenneth Stahl and Carolyn-Oppy Stahl on an isolated stretch of highway in Orange County, California.

Director: Richard Kroehling | Stars: Dennis Conway, Laurie Crutchfield, Gene Galusha, Brian Heaney

45. Blue Murder (2001–2004)
Episode: Dr. Tara (2001)

Drama, Crime

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Director: T.W. Peacocke | Stars: Maria del Mar, Joel Keller, Jeremy Ratchford, Mimi Kuzyk

46. Soap (1977–1981)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1977)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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The families are introduced to Peter Campbell, Burt's son from his first marriage; the Godfather offers Danny a contract to leave the mob, by killing his own stepfather Burt.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Jimmy Baio, Diana Canova, Billy Crystal, Cathryn Damon

Votes: 61

47. The F.B.I. Files (1998–2009)
Episode: Hired Gun (1999)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.4
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The FBI investigates Lawrence Horn and co-conspirators who murdered Horn's wife, son and son's nurse for a million dollar lawsuit settlement. The investigation was challenging because James... See full summary »

Stars: James Kallstrom, Anthony D. Call, Rashaun Williams

Votes: 21

48. Beck (1997– )
Episode: I Guds namn (2007)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A paparazzi photographer is found dead, his apartment ransacked. When Beck's superior Margareta Oberg goes through the evidence, she reacts very strongly to two of the images left behind, ... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Sundvall | Stars: Peter Haber, Mikael Persbrandt, Marie Göranzon, Stina Rautelin

Votes: 801

49. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
Episode: Line of Fire (1988)

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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A drug kingpin on trial for murder puts a million dollar contract out on a punk rocker who is the star witness for the prosecution. The FBI want Crockett and Tubbs to safe house the witness, but keeping him alive is going to be a challenge.

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

Votes: 127

50. Rizzoli & Isles (2010–2016)
Episode: Lost & Found (2014)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A woman is killed with a silencer outside a nightclub. First suspect is the husband who checked into a hotel, but he is found dead. A young witness to the suspected contract killing of the woman must be found and protected.

Director: Randy Zisk | Stars: Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill

Votes: 156