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1. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller

8.5
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78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,208,866 | Gross: $448.13M

2. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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45 Metascore

Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 390,186 | Gross: $241.06M

3. My Cousin Vinny (1992)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio, Mitchell Whitfield

Votes: 85,753 | Gross: $52.93M

4. Star Trek (2009)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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82 Metascore

The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy

Votes: 523,302 | Gross: $257.70M

5. 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: 15,133

6. The Pink Panther (1963)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.2
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Inspector Clouseau travels to Rome to catch a notorious jewel thief known as "The Phantom" before he conducts his most daring heist yet--a princess' priceless diamond with one slight imperfection, known as "The Pink Panther."

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner, Capucine

Votes: 39,628

7. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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60 Metascore

Lisbeth is recovering in a hospital and awaiting trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael must prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court.

Director: Daniel Alfredson | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin

Votes: 55,292 | Gross: $5.19M

8. Runaway Jury (2003)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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61 Metascore

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: John Cusack, Rachel Weisz, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 78,948 | Gross: $49.44M

9. Hysteria (2011)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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53 Metascore

The truth of how Mortimer Granville devised the invention of the first vibrator in the name of medical science.

Director: Tanya Wexler | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones

Votes: 26,579 | Gross: $1.80M

10. Stone Cold (1991)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A tough Alabama cop is blackmailed by the FBI into going undercover in a violent Mississippi biker gang.

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen, William Forsythe, Arabella Holzbog

Votes: 5,303 | Gross: $9.29M

11. Murder in the First (1995)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 22,456 | Gross: $17.38M

12. Lady in White (1988)

R | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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An author tells the story of how, as a young boy growing up in a small town during the 1960's, he was haunted after witnessing the murder of a little girl.

Director: Frank LaLoggia | Stars: Lukas Haas, Len Cariou, Alex Rocco, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 5,021 | Gross: $1.71M

13. Hippie Hippie Shake (2010)

R | Comedy, Drama | Completed

An account of counterculturalist Richard Neville's misadventures in London at the end of the 1960s.

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Sienna Miller, Chris O'Dowd, Derek Jacobi

14. The Escape Artist (2013– )

180 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A junior barrister specializes in spiriting people out of tight legal corners.

Stars: David Tennant, Toby Kebbell, Gus Barry, Brid Brennan

Votes: 3,944

15. Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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58 Metascore

A newly elected district attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Andy Garcia, Richard Dreyfuss, Lena Olin, Ian Holm

Votes: 5,299 | Gross: $9.88M

16. Lipstick (1976)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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A top fashion model seeks justice after she is brutally raped by her teenaged sister's music teacher.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Margaux Hemingway, Chris Sarandon, Perry King, Robin Gammell

Votes: 1,607

17. A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

7.6
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The true story of Gwen Araujo, a young trans woman who was brutally murdered by four men in 2002.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Mercedes Ruehl, JD Pardo, Lupe Ontiveros, Henry Darrow

Votes: 1,518

18. Jinnah (1998)

110 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.2
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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Maria Aitken, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 2,067

19. Good Day for a Hanging (1959)

Approved | 85 min | Western

6.3
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After claiming his daughter's childhood-sweetheart killed the marshal, one man finds himself in conflict with his daughter, his fiancée and many of the townsfolk.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Margaret Hayes, Robert Vaughn, Joan Blackman

Votes: 532

20. Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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An 11 year old girl (Vanessa King) accuses her father (Art Hindle) of incest.

Director: Jorge Montesi | Stars: Art Hindle, Rosemary Dunsmore, Susan Hogan, Michelle St. John

Votes: 349

21. King & Country (1964)

86 min | Drama, War

7.6
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During World War I, an army private is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial finds out there is more to the case than meets the eye.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Leo McKern, Barry Foster

Votes: 1,318

22. Twisted Desire (1996 TV Movie)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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A teenage girl convinces a young, love-struck ex-con that the only way they can be together is to do away with her domineering parents. Based on actual events.

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Daniel Baldwin, Jeremy Jordan, Meadow Sisto

Votes: 852

23. Broken Trust (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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An attorney tries to rescue a kidnapped mentor while also taking on a case against a major pharmaceutical company.

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Laura Vandervoort, Shawn Roberts, Sonya Salomaa, Sean Allan

Votes: 213

24. Mata Hari (1985)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller, War

3.1
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Mata Hari is a beautiful Dutch-born dancer, working in Paris. It is August 1914 and war between France and Germany seems imminent. However, she accepts an invitation to travel to Berlin as ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Christopher Cazenove, Oliver Tobias, Gaye Brown

Votes: 557

25. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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The geologist Lance Hackett is employed by an Australian mining company to map the subsoil of a desert area covered with ant hills prior to a possible uranium extraction. His work is ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruce Spence, Wandjuk Marika, Roy Marika, Ray Barrett

Votes: 1,594

26. A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling but their ship is taken over by pirates who become fond of the kids.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Anthony Quinn, James Coburn, Dennis Price, Lila Kedrova

Votes: 1,370

27. Sex and Lies in Sin City (2008 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.1
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Decide the truth for yourself in this thrilling true story of the biggest scandal in Las Vegas. Ted Binion (Matthew Modine, TV's "Weeds") is Vegas royalty, the prince of the world famous ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Mena Suvari, Marcia Gay Harden, Johnathon Schaech, Matthew Modine

Votes: 515

28. A Life Interrupted (2007 TV Movie)

85 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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After Debbie Smith was raped, she didn't take the law into her own hands. She wrote the law.

Director: Stefan Pleszczynski | Stars: Lea Thompson, Anthony Lemke, Cindy Busby, Éléonore Lamothe

Votes: 169

29. Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Western

7.0
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Texan Tom Buchanan is heading back home with enough money to start his own ranch, but when he stops in the crooked town of Agry, he's robbed and framed for murder.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens, Barry Kelley, Tol Avery

Votes: 1,528

30. Sebeun deijeu (2007)

125 min | Crime, Thriller

6.8
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A successful lawyer who, in order to save her daughter, is pressured into defending the innocence of a man slated to receive the death penalty.

Director: Shin-yeon Won | Stars: Yunjin Kim, Mi-suk Kim, Hie-sun Park, Moo-Seong Choi

Votes: 1,145

31. If Someone Had Known (1995 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

6.2
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A young wife and mother is abused by her husband and keeps the secret from her friends and family.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Kellie Martin, Kevin Dobson, Linda Kelsey, Ivan Sergei

Votes: 328

32. The Staircase Murders (2007 TV Movie)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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After calling 911 to report his wife's accident, successful novelist and aspiring politician, Michael Peterson, becomes the prime suspect in her alleged murder.

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Treat Williams, Kevin Pollak, Samaire Armstrong, Brandon Ray Olive

Votes: 282

33. Blowback (2000)

R | 91 min | Thriller

4.6
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Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death.... See full summary »

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, James Remar, Sharisse Baker-Bernard, Gladise Jiminez

Votes: 598

34. Inspector Bellamy (2009)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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71 Metascore

A well known Parisian inspector becomes involved in an investigation while on holiday.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Clovis Cornillac, Jacques Gamblin, Marie Bunel

Votes: 1,720 | Gross: $0.11M

35. The Boys of St. Vincent: 15 Years Later (1992 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.3
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Fifteen years after the events of The Boys of St. Vincent took place, the various boys involved are brought in to testify against the brothers, now finally standing trial, who assaulted ... See full summary »

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Henry Czerny, Sebastian Spence, Lise Roy, David Hewlett

Votes: 370

36. Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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A corrupt D.A. with governatorial ambitions is annoyed by an investigative reporter's criticism of his criminal activities and decides to frame the reporter for manslaughter in order to silence him.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan, George Bancroft

Votes: 2,218

37. La siciliana ribelle (2008)

115 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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48 Metascore

The true story of 17-year-old Sicilian Rita Atria (Veronica D'Agostino) -- who broke the Sicilian Mafia's code of silence and testified against the "family business" after both her father ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Amenta | Stars: Veronica D'Agostino, Gérard Jugnot, Marcello Mazzarella, Mario Pupella

Votes: 1,636 | Gross: $0.07M

38. Jasper, Texas (2003 TV Movie)

R | 114 min | Drama

6.3
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In 1998, three white men in the small town of Jasper, Texas, chained a black man to the back of their pickup truck and dragged him to his death. This film relates that story and how it ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd | Stars: Roy T. Anderson, Demore Barnes, John Bayliss, James Bearden

Votes: 375

39. Illegal (1955)

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

7.0
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After an overly aggressive district attorney unknowingly sends an innocent man to the chair, he resigns, turns to drinking, and acquires a criminal clientèle.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe, Jayne Mansfield

Votes: 1,137

40. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2008 TV Movie)

89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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Dr. Jekyll, unable to stop himself from transforming into the murderous Mr. Hyde, wants his attorney to secure him a speedy trial, a guilty verdict and a quick execution.

Director: Paolo Barzman | Stars: Dougray Scott, Krista Bridges, Tom Skerritt, Danette Mackay

Votes: 1,033

41. Care (2000 TV Movie)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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A troubled boy (Steven Mackintosh) endures physical abuse by the staffers at a children's home.

Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Jaye Griffiths, Maria Pride, Charlotte Cornwell

Votes: 228

42. Two Men in Town (1973)

100 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.

Director: José Giovanni | Stars: Alain Delon, Jean Gabin, Mimsy Farmer, Victor Lanoux

Votes: 2,676

43. Calvento Files: The Movie (1997)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Episode 1, Balintuwad, is the story of a fifteen-year-old epileptic girl who was gang-raped and drowned by her captors the night she sneaked out to watch her sister's prom. Eventually, the ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael De Mesa, Laurenti Dyogi | Stars: Claudine Barretto, Rio Locsin, Diether Ocampo, Lito Pimentel

Votes: 20

44. Black and White (2002)

99 min | Drama

6.7
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Recreation of the landmark 1958 South Australian Court trial of young aboriginal Max Stuart.

Director: Craig Lahiff | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance, Kerry Fox, David Ngoombujarra

Votes: 627

45. Alleged (2010)

94 min | Drama, History, Romance

4.6
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When a teacher is arrested in Tennessee for trying to teach evolution in 1925, a young ambitious reporter must choose whether to take advice from his sweetheart or the notorious columnist when it comes to his approach to the story.

Director: Tom Hines | Stars: Nathan West, Colm Meaney, Ashley Johnson, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 218

46. Super Mario Sunshine (2002 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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After Mario and Peach go on a vacation, someone pretends to be Mario and pollutes the entire island!

Directors: Yoshiaki Koizumi, Kenta Usui | Stars: Charles Martinet, Jen Taylor, Kit Harris, Scott Burns

Votes: 1,376

47. Judicial Consent (1994)

R | 100 min | Thriller

5.8
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Judge Gwen Warwick becomes involved in the murder trial she has been assigned. Her marriage is on the rocks and the murder victim is an old friend, who rumour has it, had an affair with her.

Director: William Bindley | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Billy Wirth, Will Patton, Lisa Blount

Votes: 271

48. Trial of the Century (2016– )

Drama

7.3
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Fictional courtroom drama, showing how the trial of Padraig Pearse, one of the heroes of the 1916 Easter Rising, might have gone.

Stars: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Andrew Bennett, David Heap, Mark Huberman

Votes: 6

49. The Incident (1990 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Walter Matthau, Susan Blakely, Robert Carradine, Peter Firth

Votes: 403

50. Bluebeard (1963)

115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Follows a family-man who meets women through lonely hearts ads.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Hildegard Knef, Juliette Mayniel

Votes: 634