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1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.4
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58 Metascore

A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

Writers: Richard O'Brien, Jim Sharman | Director: Jim Sharman | Stars: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien

Votes: 92,761

2. A Perfect World (1993)

PG-13 | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.

Writer: John Lee Hancock | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern, T.J. Lowther

Votes: 53,410

3. Suspect Zero (2004)

R | 99 min | Crime, Thriller

5.9
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37 Metascore

A mysterious serial killer is hunting other serial killers - and one FBI agent suspects there may be more to the vigilante than they imagine.

Writers: Zak Penn, Billy Ray | Director: E. Elias Merhige | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Ben Kingsley, Carrie-Anne Moss, Harry Lennix

Votes: 15,727

4. Anamorph (2007)

R | 107 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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43 Metascore

A psychological thriller based on the concept of anamorphosis, a painting technique that manipulates the laws of perspective to create two competing images on a single canvas.

Writers: Henry Miller, Tom Phelan | Director: Henry Miller | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman, Don Harvey, James Rebhorn

Votes: 7,861

5. Otis (2008)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.1
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Suburban America gone haywire. In the midst of a serial abductor/killer's rampage, a beautiful young teen, Riley Lawson, goes missing. When her desperate parents, Will and Kate, are ... See full summary »

Writers: Erik Jendresen, Thomas Schnauz | Director: Tony Krantz | Stars: Tarah Paige, Bostin Christopher, Ashley Johnson, Tracy Scoggins

Votes: 4,239

6. The Woman in the Window (1944)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, J.H. Wallis | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, Edmund Breon

Votes: 8,794

7. Trespassing (2004)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

4.0
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A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.

Writer: James Merendino | Director: James Merendino | Stars: Jeff Galpin, Maryam d'Abo, Will Rokos, Daniel Gillies

Votes: 1,291

8. Checkmate (1960–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.

Creator: Eric Ambler | Stars: Anthony George, Doug McClure, Sebastian Cabot, Ken Lynch

Votes: 163

9. The Perfect Murder (1988)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Thriller, Action

6.0
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Police Inspector Ghote lives a middle-class life in Bombay along with his wife, Pratima. He has been employed with the Bombay Police for many years. His wife is generally disgruntled and ... See full summary »

Writers: H.R.F. Keating, Zafar Hai | Director: Zafar Hai | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Stellan Skarsgård, Amjad Khan, Madhur Jaffrey

Votes: 249

10. The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

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

7.0
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Black comedy about a brilliant Park Avenue doctor who becomes a criminal in order to do research into the criminal mind.

Writers: John Wexley, John Huston, Barré Lyndon | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Claire Trevor, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 1,456

11. The Sleeping Tiger (1954)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A psychotherapist attempts to rehabilitate a convict in his home after he breaks in. The criminal cooperates rather than being handed over to the police. The therapist's wife becomes ... See full summary »

Writers: Maurice Moiseiwitsch, Harold Buchman, Carl Foreman | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Alexis Smith, Alexander Knox, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 399

12. The Crimson Ghost (1946)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.2
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A criminal mastermind known as The Crimson Ghost is out to steal a device called the Cyclotrode, which can short-circuit all electrical current on the planet.

Writers: Albert DeMond, Basil Dickey, Jesse Duffy, Sol Shor | Directors: Fred C. Brannon, William Witney | Stars: Charles Quigley, Linda Stirling, Clayton Moore, I. Stanford Jolley

Votes: 221

13. Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (1967)

TV-MA | 70 min | Drama

7.4
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After many adventures, a young female switchboard operator starts a love relationship with a serious young man. But while he's away on business, she gets lonely and succumbs to her ... See full summary »

Writers: Dusan Makavejev, Branko Vucicevic | Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Eva Ras, Slobodan Aligrudic, Ruzica Sokic, Miodrag Andric

Votes: 874

14. Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum (1940)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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An escaped convicted murderer hides out at a New York wax museum where he hopes to get plastic surgery, which will help him revenge himself on Charlie Chan.

Writers: John Larkin, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Lynn Shores | Stars: Sidney Toler, Victor Sen Yung, C. Henry Gordon, Marc Lawrence

Votes: 1,059

15. Killer Psychopaths (2015– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
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Stars: David Wilson, Jack Farrar, Kyle Martin, Kathryn Mincer

Votes: 10

16. The Saint Strikes Back (1939)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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Simon Templar, the Saint, travels to San Fransisco to solve crime mysteries within the police department.

Writers: John Twist, Leslie Charteris | Director: John Farrow | Stars: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Jonathan Hale, Jerome Cowan

Votes: 558

17. Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940)

Approved | 267 min | Adventure, Action, Crime

7.2
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A mad scientist plots the domination of America and only the masked hero, The Copperhead, can stop him.

Writers: Franklin Adreon, Ronald Davidson, Norman S. Hall, Joseph F. Poland, Sol Shor | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Eduardo Ciannelli, Robert Wilcox, William Newell, C. Montague Shaw

Votes: 151

18. Bowery at Midnight (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Bela Lugosi uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things ... See full summary »

Writer: Gerald Schnitzer | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay, Tom Neal

Votes: 639

19. Fred Dinenage Murder Casebook (2011– )

Documentary, Crime

7.7
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Stars: Fred Dinenage, David Wilson, Clive Aitkins, Lee Caine

Votes: 19

20. The Crooked Circle (1932)

70 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.4
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A group of amateur detectives sets out to expose The Crooked Circle, a secretive group of hooded occultists.

Writers: Ralph Spence, Tim Whelan | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Zasu Pitts, James Gleason, Ben Lyon, Irene Purcell

Votes: 210

21. International Crime (1938)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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Lamont Cranston (Rod La Rocque), amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes ... See full summary »

Writers: Theodore S. Tinsley, Jack Natteford, John W. Krafft | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Astrid Allwyn, Thomas E. Jackson, Oscar O'Shea

Votes: 216

22. The Black Widow (1947)

Approved | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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The Daily Clarion hires detective story writer Steve Colt to investigate the deaths of a group of scientists working on an atomic rocket development project. Behind the killings is fortune ... See full summary »

Writers: Franklin Adreon, Basil Dickey, Jesse Duffy, Sol Shor | Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Bruce Edwards, Virginia Lee, Carol Forman, Anthony Warde

Votes: 316

23. The Secret Identity of Jack the Ripper (1988 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary, Drama

7.2
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A panel of experts examines the five main suspects in the Jack the Ripper murders and determines which of them is the most likely to have committed the crimes.

Writers: Joshua Alper, John Cosgrove, Mike Mathis | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Paul Begg, Regis Cordic, John Douglas, William Eckert

Votes: 58

24. America's Serial Killers: Portraits in Evil (2009– )

Not Rated | 300 min | Documentary, Crime

6.6
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Stars: Tom Kimball, Paula Adler, Len Castor, Reginald Clifford

Votes: 81

25. Lady in the Death House (1944)

Passed | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.3
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A young woman is on death row for the murder of a man who was blackmailing her family, although she claims she was framed. Her fiance, a doctor who is conducting experiments on reviving the... See full summary »

Writers: Frederick C. Davis, Harry O. Hoyt | Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: Jean Parker, Lionel Atwill, Douglas Fowley, Marcia Mae Jones

Votes: 140

26. The Spider's Web (1938)

Approved | 300 min | Crime, Action, Drama

7.0
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A crime fighter known as The Spider battles a villain called The Octopus, who is out to sabotage America and install his own government.

Writers: Robert E. Kent, George H. Plympton, Basil Dickey, Mart Ramson | Directors: James W. Horne, Ray Taylor | Stars: Warren Hull, Iris Meredith, Richard Fiske, Kenne Duncan

Votes: 85

27. Killers Behind Bars: The Untold Story (2012– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

6.4
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Professor David Wilson is a professor of criminology at Birmingham University in the UK. In this series of documentaries he is applying the methodology, that he teaches his students to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Wilson, Julian Boon, David Fried, Jack Hanson

Votes: 12

28. A Shot in the Dark (1935)

Approved | 69 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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The apparent hanging of a suicidal student is revealed to be murder, as he was already dead when the noose was placed around his neck, killed by a sharp needle that penetrated the back of his skull with great force.

Writers: Charles Belden, Clifford Orr | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Charles Starrett, Robert Warwick, Edward Van Sloan, Marion Shilling

Votes: 94

29. Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (1952– )

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.0
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Stars: Donald Woods, Sydney Mason, Lewis Wilson, Tom Hubbard

Votes: 15

30. The Invisible Monster (1950)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.0
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Evil villain plots to take over the world using an army of invisible soldiers.

Writer: Ronald Davidson | Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Richard Webb, Aline Towne, Lane Bradford, Stanley Price

Votes: 158

31. Cosmo Jones, Crime Smasher (1943)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.3
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An amateur detective and a janitor try to find a kidnapped heiress.

Writers: Walter Gering, Michael L. Simmons, Frank Graham | Director: James Tinling | Stars: Edgar Kennedy, Richard Cromwell, Gale Storm, Mantan Moreland

Votes: 43

32. Super-Sleuth (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Mystery

5.9
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An actor who plays a detective in films soon finds himself out of his depth when he tries to investigate a real crime.

Writers: Gertrude Purcell, Ernest Pagano, Harry Segall | Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Jack Oakie, Ann Sothern, Eduardo Ciannelli, Alan Bruce

Votes: 169

33. No Man's Woman (1955)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Mystery

6.9
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Carolyn Ellenson double-crosses five people who cross her path and is murdered by one of them. After marrying Harlow Grant for his money, she leaves him but carries on her infidelities so ... See full summary »

Writers: Don Martin, John K. Butler | Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Marie Windsor, John Archer, Patric Knowles, Nancy Gates

Votes: 33

34. Sing Sing Nights (1934)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.3
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A respected war correspondent is found murdered, with three bullets--from three different guns--in him. Three different men are arrested, convicted and sentenced to death for the murder, ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Stephen Keeler, Charles Logue, Marion Orth | Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Conway Tearle, Ferdinand Gottschalk, Hardie Albright, Jameson Thomas

Votes: 19

35. Manhunt of Mystery Island (1945)

Not Rated | 219 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A young couple journeys to Mystery Island to rescue the girl's father, who is being held prisoner by the evil Captain Mephisto, a pirate from 200 years ago who uses his Transformation ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert DeMond, Basil Dickey, Jesse Duffy, Alan James, Grant Nelson, Joseph F. Poland | Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Yakima Canutt, Wallace Grissell | Stars: Richard Bailey, Linda Stirling, Roy Barcroft, Kenne Duncan

Votes: 91

36. Hollywood Stadium Mystery (1938)

Approved | 66 min | Mystery, Romance, Sport

6.4
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A boxer is killed in the ring, and the only clue is a tune that a man was whistling.

Writers: Stuart Palmer, Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Director: David Howard | Stars: Neil Hamilton, Evelyn Venable, Jimmy Wallington, Barbara Pepper

Votes: 71

37. Cyclotrode 'X' (1966 TV Movie)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Edited-down feature version of the serial 'Crimson Ghost, The (1946)', in which the evil Crimson Ghost tries to make away with an atomic device capable of wreaking havoc throughout the ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert DeMond, Basil Dickey, Jesse Duffy, Sol Shor | Directors: Fred C. Brannon, William Witney | Stars: Charles Quigley, Linda Stirling, Clayton Moore, I. Stanford Jolley

Votes: 16

38. Turnover Smith (1980 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

4.6
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Thaddeus "Turnover" Smith (Conrad) is a hard-as-nails detective. He is investigating the case of a serial strangler who preys on young women in the city. Complicating the case is that the ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Jessup | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: William Conrad, Belinda Montgomery, Hilly Hicks, James Darren

Votes: 10

39. Roommate for Sale and Other Tales (2001 Video)

75 min | Adventure

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Four tales of bondage hijinks: In the first, a woman is so mad at her roommate that she ties her up then puts her up for sale on an internet auction site; in the second a reporter is ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Johnnie Black, Tanya Danielle, Cindy Gordon, Misty Grayson

40. El crimen de media noche (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Writers: John T. Neville, René Borgia | Directors: Bernard B. Ray, Jesús Topete | Stars: Ramón Pereda, Adriana Lamar, Jaime Devesa, Israel Garcia

41. Nápady ctenáre detektivek (1966)

26 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

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One cold and damp day, a doctor visits the château of a noble family. The valet, named James, takes him to the library, which holds the family's most precious possession - a numerous ... See full summary »

Writer: Josef Skvorecký | Director: Václav Táborsky | Stars: Jirí Bruder, Frantisek Husák, Zdenek Procházka, Josef Somr

42. Snug in the Jug (1933)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy

6.2
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Two ex-cons try to help their warden by tacking up wanted posters of their fugitive boss, who's currently posing as a famous criminologist.

Writers: Ben Holmes, Bobby Clark | Director: Ben Holmes | Stars: Bobby Clark, Paul McCullough, Harry Gribbon, Anders Van Haden

Votes: 12

43. Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (1952– )
Episode: 1616 Hidden Lane Road

Crime, Drama, Mystery

Craig Kennedy, famed criminologist, starts on a mission in a sinister setting of a storm-swept mountain hideaway to save an heir from impending matrimony, but runs head-on into a far more ... See full summary »

Writers: Ande Lamb, Arthur B. Reeve | Director: Adrian Weiss | Stars: Donald Woods, Sydney Mason, Lewis Wilson, Mary Adams

44. Kojak (1973–1978)
Episode: Both Sides of the Law (1976)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Kojak competes with a world-famous criminologist to recover five priceless Rembrandt drawings.

Creator: Abby Mann | Director: David Friedkin | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 32

45. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Caution: Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Health (1991)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Columbo investigates a self-proclaimed security expert turned crime show host for the murder of a rival with incriminating evidence of pornography.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Peter Falk, George Hamilton, Peter Haskell, Penny Johnson Jerald

Votes: 677

46. Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (1952– )
Episode: Dead Right (1952)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The weakling nephew of a Texas cattleman attempts to murder Craig Kennedy after he has been framed for an attempted murder and a robbery. Kennedy and his friends, Police Inspector J. J. ... See full summary »

Writers: Ande Lamb, Arthur B. Reeve | Stars: Donald Woods, Sydney Mason, Lewis Wilson, Pamela Duncan

47. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)
Episode: Dinsdale! (1970)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music

8.8
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A sketch about the Ministry of Silly Walks. Also: a British minister---attired in a pink tulle dress---talks about housing; 30 gas-company men investigate the installation of a stove; a giant hedgehog wanders London.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam | Director: Ian MacNaughton | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

Votes: 262

48. As the World Turns (1956–2010)
Episode: Episode #1.13334 (2008)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

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Parker sneaks over to see Liberty again. Emily's niece comes to town. Emily and Casey sign the annulment papers. Carly tells Holden they can't see each other.

Writers: Lisa Connor, Jean Passanante | Director: Jennifer Pepperman | Stars: Terri Conn, Ellen Dolan, Eileen Fulton, Meredith Hagner

50. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: Homecoming (1970)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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This time it's personal as Jim returns home to uncover who is killing his childhood friends; with the aid of the rest of the IMF team of course. But what will be worse, the death of another friend or finding that a friend is the killer.

Creator: Bruce Geller | Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: Peter Graves, Leonard Nimoy, Lesley Ann Warren, Greg Morris

Votes: 53