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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

Votes: 444,587

2. Bones (2005– )

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

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

Votes: 99,390

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

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

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

Votes: 46,709

4. 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

Votes: 84,665

5. 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

Votes: 20,745

6. The Mentalist (2008–2015)

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

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

Votes: 121,558

7. The Killing (2011–2014)

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

Votes: 59,897

8. The Fall (I) (2013– )

TV-MA | 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

Votes: 28,656

9. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)

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

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

Votes: 63,645

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

Votes: 23,271

11. 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

Votes: 261,209

12. 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.

Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 17,457

13. Lie to Me (2009–2011)

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

8.0
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About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies.

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

Votes: 81,358

14. Vexed (2010– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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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

Votes: 1,093

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

Votes: 17,344

16. 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

Votes: 17,601

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

Votes: 13,745

18. 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

Votes: 89,210

19. 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

Votes: 64,949

20. Ring (1998)

Unrated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Ruthlessly murdered by her father, the ghost of a seer's daughter kills all those who watch a wired video after 7 days; unless the viewer finds the escape clause.

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

Votes: 47,224

21. 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

Votes: 29,424

22. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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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

Votes: 643

23. The Forensic Files (1996– )

30 min | Documentary, Crime

8.7
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A series featuring detailed accounts on how notable crimes and diseases were solved through forensic science.

Creator: Paul Dowling | Stars: Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas, Roy Shuler, William J. Flood

Votes: 1,495

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

Votes: 6,927

25. Tatort (1970– )

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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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

Votes: 1,457

26. 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

Votes: 14,205

27. 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

Votes: 1,810

28. 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

Votes: 10,273

29. Black Butler (2014)

119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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An orphaned aristocrat summons a demonic butler to aid him, at the price of his soul.

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

Votes: 801

30. 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

Votes: 2,069

31. 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

Votes: 5,987

32. City Homicide (2007–2011)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 492

33. 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

Votes: 3,959

34. Day Break (2006– )

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

8.2
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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

Votes: 6,613

35. La Piscine (1969)

GP | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa near St.-Tropez. Marianne invites former lover, Harry and his teenage daughter, Penelope to stay. Tension rises between them, especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope.

Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière, Jacques Deray, Alain Page | Director: Jacques Deray | Stars: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin

Votes: 3,930

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

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.9
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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

Votes: 14,642

37. Hate Crime (2005)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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41 Metascore

Robbie Levinson and Trey McCoy suddenly encounter intolerance and hostility at the hands of their new neighbor, Chris Boyd, the son of a fundamentalist preacher. One evening, Trey sets out ... See full summary »

Writer: Tommy Stovall | Director: Tommy Stovall | Stars: Seth Peterson, Bruce Davison, Chad Donella, Cindy Pickett

Votes: 1,043

38. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)

GP | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A writer is stalked by a serial killer after witnessing a murder attempt on one woman's life.

Writer: Dario Argento | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno, Eva Renzi

Votes: 11,117

39. 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

Votes: 1,481

40. Rebecca (1997 TV Mini-Series)

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 »

Stars: Charles Dance, Diana Rigg, Geraldine James, Jean Anderson

Votes: 839

41. Night Stalker (2005– )

TV-PG | 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

Votes: 1,073

42. 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

Votes: 3,182

43. 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

Votes: 2,122

44. Blood and Black Lace (1964)

Unrated | 84 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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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

Votes: 4,371

45. 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

Votes: 1,671

46. 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

Votes: 1,692

47. 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

Votes: 2,805

48. Impact Point (2008)

R | 90 min | Thriller

4.2
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Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.

Writer: Brett Merryman | Director: Hayley Cloake | Stars: Brian Austin Green, Melissa Keller, Kayla Ewell, Joe Manganiello

Votes: 1,097

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

120 min | Action, Crime, 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

Votes: 1,040

50. 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

Votes: 5,917