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1. Dexter (2006–2013)

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

8.9
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A Miami police forensics expert moonlights as a serial killer of criminals whom he believes have escaped justice.

Creator: James Manos Jr. | Stars: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

2. Bones (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

8.0
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A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

Creator: Hart Hanson | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne

3. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

4. The Fall (I) (2013– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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A psychological thriller that examines the lives of two hunters. One is a serial killer who stalks his victims in and around Belfast and the other is a talented Detective Superintendent ... See full summary »

Creator: Allan Cubitt | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch, Bronagh Waugh

5. The Mentalist (2008– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

8.1
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A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John," the madman who killed his wife and daughter.

Creator: Bruno Heller | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

6. White Collar (2009–2014)

40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.

Creator: Jeff Eastin | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Tiffani Thiessen

7. Rizzoli & Isles (2010– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Detective Jane Rizzoli and Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston.

Creator: Janet Tamaro | Stars: Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill

8. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

7.8
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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.

Creator: Anthony E. Zuiker | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

9. The Killing (2011– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.

Creator: Veena Sud | Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell, Liam James

10. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

11. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and disingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

12. Lie to Me (2009–2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Dr. Cal Lightman teaches a course in body language and makes an honest fortune exploiting it. He's employed by various public authorities in various investigations, doing more when the ... See full summary »

Creator: Samuel Baum | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

13. The Town (2010)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him and his crew down.

Writers: Peter Craig, Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard, Chuck Hogan | Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner

14. Cold Case (2003–2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.

Creator: Meredith Stiehm | Stars: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn, Jeremy Ratchford

15. The Closer (2005–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

Creator: James Duff | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

16. M (1931)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.

Writers: Thea von Harbou, Fritz Lang | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

17. Without a Trace (2002–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The cases of an FBI unit specializing in missing persons investigations.

Creator: Hank Steinberg | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

18. Cop Land (1997)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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64 Metascore

The sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community populated by New York City policemen slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption.

Writer: James Mangold | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro

19. Ring (1998)

Unrated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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A mysterious video kills whoever views it, unless that viewer can solve its mystery.

Writers: Hiroshi Takahashi, Kôji Suzuki | Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Nanako Matsushima, Miki Nakatani, Yûko Takeuchi, Hitomi Satô

20. Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)

R | 92 min | Horror

6.7
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48 Metascore

A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.

Writers: Takashi Shimizu, Bobby White | Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Megumi Okina, Misaki Itô, Misa Uehara, Yui Ichikawa

21. Carolina Moon (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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A woman who has psychic visions returns to her hometown to exorcise her demons, and finds both danger and love.

Writers: Stephen Tolkin, Nora Roberts | Director: Stephen Tolkin | Stars: Claire Forlani, Oliver Hudson, Chad Willett, Jonathan Scarfe

22. Forensic Files (1999– )

30 min | Documentary, Crime | Active

8.8
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A series featuring detailed accounts on how notable crimes and diseases were solved through forensic science.

Creator: Paul Dowling | Stars: Peter Thomas, Roy Shuler, Skip Palenik, Dave Weidler

23. Tatort (1970– )

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A long running German cop show where detectives work to solve a crime.

Stars: Klaus J. Behrendt, Miroslav Nemec, Udo Wachtveitl, Dietmar Bär

24. The Chicago Code (2011)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Detective Jarek Wysocki, one of Chicago's toughest cops, struggles to clean up the town's violence and corruption.

Creator: Shawn Ryan | Stars: Jason Clarke, Jennifer Beals, Matt Lauria, Devin Kelley

25. Surveillance (I) (2008)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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31 Metascore

Two FBI agents attempt to clarify the murders occurring in a desolate region. They approach the witnesses of the latest incident with the help of the local police. All of them hide something and all have wildly different stories to tell.

Writers: Kent Harper, Jennifer Chambers Lynch | Director: Jennifer Chambers Lynch | Stars: Julia Ormond, Bill Pullman, Pell James, Caroline Aaron

26. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.

Creator: Robert Banks Stewart | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

27. Vexed (2010 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Comedy, Crime | Active

7.7
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Two Detectives Jack and Georgina who share chemistry but have complicated personal lives.

Creator: Howard Overman | Stars: Toby Stephens, Ronny Jhutti, Roger Griffiths, Miranda Raison

28. The Package (1989)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.

Writer: John Bishop | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, John Heard

29. Women's Murder Club (2007–2008)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A homicide detective, a medical examiner, a newspaper reporter and a young assistant district attorney work together to solve homicide investigations.

Creators: Elizabeth Craft, Sarah Fain | Stars: Angie Harmon, Laura Harris, Paula Newsome, Aubrey Dollar

30. Subway (1985)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Fred is living in the Paris Metro system. He is blackmailing Helena, whose safe he has robbed. Fred has various 'friends' all living in this sureal setting. The Roller is a rollerskating ... See full summary »

Writers: Luc Besson, Pierre Jolivet, Alain Le Henry, Marc Perrier, Sophie Schmit | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Isabelle Adjani, Richard Bohringer, Michel Galabru

31. China Moon (1994)

R | 99 min | Romance, Thriller

6.2
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Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an... See full summary »

Writer: Roy Carlson | Director: John Bailey | Stars: Ed Harris, Madeleine Stowe, Charles Dance, Patricia Healy

32. Day Break (2006– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Today Detective Brett Hopper will be accused of shooting state attorney Alberto Garza. He will offer his rock solid alibi. He will realize he's been framed. And he will run. Then he will wake up and start the day over again.

Creator: Paul Zbyszewski | Stars: Taye Diggs, Moon Bloodgood, Victoria Pratt, Meta Golding

33. City Homicide (2007– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Creators: John Banas, John Hugginson | Stars: Shane Bourne, Nadine Garner, Aaron Pedersen, Damien Richardson

34. Memphis Beat (2010– )

43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Memphis Beat centers on Dwight Hendricks, a quirky Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for blues music and a close relationship with his mother.

Creators: Liz W. Garcia, Joshua Harto | Stars: Jason Lee, Sam Hennings, DJ Qualls, Celia Weston

35. Night Stalker (2005– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Kolchak and his partner, Perri, investigate his wife's mysterious murder and end up uncovering something much more disturbing...

Creator: Frank Spotnitz | Stars: Stuart Townsend, Gabrielle Union, Eric Jungmann, Cotter Smith

36. Antibodies (2005)

127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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57 Metascore

Long wanted serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police strike. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him. He associates a brutal ... See full summary »

Writer: Christian Alvart | Director: Christian Alvart | Stars: Norman Reedus, Christian von Aster, André Hennicke, Waltraud Witte

37. Coonskin (1975)

R | 100 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police.

Writer: Ralph Bakshi | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Barry White, Charles Gordone, Scatman Crothers, Philip Michael Thomas

38. Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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Pierre Niemans faces the threat of the apocalypse while investigating a series of ritual murders.

Writers: Luc Besson, Jean-Christophe Grangé | Director: Olivier Dahan | Stars: Jean Reno, Benoît Magimel, Christopher Lee, Camille Natta

39. Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Action, Thriller

5.6
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Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate.

Creators: Albert S. Ruddy, Leslie Greif, Paul Haggis, Christopher Canaan | Director: Aaron Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, Sheree J. Wilson, Judson Mills, Andre Kristoff

40. They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs is called in to investigate when a liberal street preacher and political candidate is accused of murdering a prostitute. Tibbs is also battling ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Trustman, James R. Webb, John Ball | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Martin Landau, Barbara McNair, Anthony Zerbe

41. Over the Edge (2012)

99 min | Thriller

4.8
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Just as computer developer David and his girlfriend Freja arrive at their newly bought country house close to the Cliffs of Møn the harmony is disturbed by an inexplicably suicide. When ... See full summary »

Writers: Laurits Munch-Petersen, Jacob Ditlev | Directors: Laurits Munch-Petersen, Jacob Ditlev | Stars: Jonatan Spang, Christiane Schaumburg-Müller, Alexandre Willaume, Danica Curcic

42. Prescription: Murder (1968 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.

Writers: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Richard Irving | Stars: Peter Falk, Gene Barry, Katherine Justice, William Windom

43. Blood and Black Lace (1964)

Unrated | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Italian thriller about a shadowy killer in black murdering fashion models through brutal methods.

Writers: Marcello Fondato, Giuseppe Barilla, Mario Bava | Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Thomas Reiner, Ariana Gorini

44. Amsterdamned (1988)

R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

6.4
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A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't ... See full summary »

Writer: Dick Maas | Director: Dick Maas | Stars: Huub Stapel, Monique van de Ven, Serge-Henri Valcke, Tanneke Hartzuiker

45. The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)

Not Rated | 98 min | Mystery

7.0
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A former intelligence officer is tasked by the heir to the Gleneyre estate to investigate the unusual deaths of a disparate group of eleven men on a list.

Writers: Anthony Veiller, Philip MacDonald | Director: John Huston | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Tony Curtis, Burt Lancaster

46. Rebecca (1997 TV Movie)

190 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.4
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Based on the Gothic romance novel by Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca is a classic tale of love and hate. Maxim De Winter marries a woman half his age only a year after his first wife, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Arthur Hopcraft | Director: Jim O'Brien | Stars: Charles Dance, Diana Rigg, Geraldine James, Jean Anderson

47. Black Butler (2014)

119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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An orphaned aristocrat summons a demonic butler to aid her, at the price of her soul.

Writer: Yana Toboso | Directors: Kentarô Ohtani, Kei'ichi Sato | Stars: Hiro Mizushima, Ayame Gôriki, Yûka, Mizuki Yamamoto

48. New Best Friend (2002)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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13 Metascore

A North Carolina sheriff investigates the near-fatal drug overdose of an underachieving college girl, and uncovers many sordid details of her life before and during her descent into drugs and debauchery.

Writer: Victoria Strouse | Director: Zoe Clarke-Williams | Stars: Taye Diggs, Dominique Swain, Mia Kirshner, Meredith Monroe

49. Gunslinger (1956)

Approved | 83 min | Western

2.9
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After her husband is gunned down, Rose Hood takes his place temporarily as marshal of a small Western town.

Writers: Charles B. Griffith, Mark Hanna | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: John Ireland, Beverly Garland, Allison Hayes, Martin Kingsley

50. He Walked by Night (1948)

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

7.3
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This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.

Writers: Crane Wilbur, John C. Higgins, Harry Essex | Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann | Stars: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts, Whit Bissell