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1. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.1
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33 Metascore

Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville, Jessica Simpson, Alice Greczyn

Votes: 69,684 | Gross: $80.27M

2. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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100 Metascore

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 331,278 | Gross: $1.59M

3. Black Sheep (1996)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

6.2
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A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Chris Farley, David Spade, Tim Matheson, Christine Ebersole

Votes: 31,949 | Gross: $32.38M

4. Il divo - La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti (2008)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Toni Servillo, Anna Bonaiuto, Giulio Bosetti, Flavio Bucci

Votes: 13,139 | Gross: $0.24M

5. Li'l Abner (1959)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Family

6.7
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As Sadie Hawkins Day approaches, Daisy Mae hopes to win the hand of Li'l Abner by catching him in the traditional race. A senator comes to visit to tell the residents of Dogpatch that their... See full summary »

Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye, Peter Palmer, Howard St. John

Votes: 1,100

6. Jai Ho (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Drama

5.3
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An ex-army officer initiates a unique idea of propagating social responsibility among ordinary people and in doing so, crosses paths with a powerful political family.

Director: Sohail Khan | Stars: Salman Khan, Tabu, Nadira Babbar, Danny Denzongpa

Votes: 14,047 | Gross: $1.25M

7. Casshern (2004)

142 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Live-action sci-fi movie based on a 1973 Japanese animé of the same name (Shinzo Ningen Casshân). Theme song by Utada Hikaru.

Director: Kazuaki Kiriya | Stars: Yûsuke Iseya, Kumiko Asô, Akira Terao, Kanako Higuchi

Votes: 12,540

8. Rancho Notorious (1952)

Approved | 89 min | Western

7.0
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After the murder of his fiancée, a Wyoming ranch hand sets out to find her killer.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer, Gloria Henry

Votes: 3,235

9. Mudhalvan (1999)

169 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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A man accepts a challenge to act as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for one day only, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Arjun, Manisha Koirala, Raghuvaran, Vadivelu

Votes: 4,260

10. Gunda (1998)

Not Rated | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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When a coolie's family is murdered by a group of gangsters and politicians, he swears revenge on them.

Director: Kanti Shah | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Verna Raj, Ishrat Ali, Rana Jung Bahadur

Votes: 8,735

11. Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu (2012)

Unrated | 148 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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Rambabu (Pawan Kalyan) owns a garage and is a mechanic. But he is a different young man who is sensitive to injustice and doesn't hesitate to take action as a responsible citizen. Soon, his... See full summary »

Director: Puri Jagannadh | Stars: Pawan Kalyan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Prakash Raj, Ali

Votes: 2,238

12. Singham Returns (2014)

Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Drama

5.7
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Owing to the wrongdoings affiliated with evils similar to black money, an honest but ferocious police officer returns as the Deputy Commissioner of Police with the prospect of wiping out injustice.

Director: Rohit Shetty | Stars: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Anupam Kher, Ajay Devgn, Mahesh Manjrekar

Votes: 5,820 | Gross: $1.23M

13. Gulaab Gang (2014)

139 min | Action, Drama

6.1
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A fearless woman fights social injustice; creating a sanctuary for abused women and battling a crooked politician.

Director: Soumik Sen | Stars: Madhuri Dixit, Juhi Chawla, Divya Jagdale, Priyanka Bose

Votes: 1,854

14. Honky Tonk (1941)

Passed | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Frank Morgan, Claire Trevor

Votes: 787 | Gross: $6.31M

15. Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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Returning from European exile where she avoided testifying against her criminal associates, a former singer with a tell-all diary is murdered to ensure her silence.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, Joan Marsh, J. Edward Bromberg

Votes: 1,135

16. L'enquête (2014)

106 min | Thriller

6.5
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Journalist Denis Robert sparked a storm in the world of European finance by denouncing the murky operations of banking firm Clearstream. His quest to reveal the truth behind a secret world ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Garenq | Stars: Gilles Lellouche, Charles Berling, Laurent Capelluto, Florence Loiret Caille

Votes: 699

17. Lady from Louisiana (1941)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Western

5.9
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Northern lawyer John Reynolds travels to New Orleans to try and clean up the local crime syndicate based around a lottery. Although he meets Julie Mirbeau and they are attracted to each ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: John Wayne, Ona Munson, Ray Middleton, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 305

18. New York Confidential (1955)

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

7.1
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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: 372

19. Der Fall Barschel (2015 TV Movie)

177 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.8
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Film about the death of the German politician Uwe Barschel, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his hotel room in 1987, and the surrounding political scandals.

Director: Kilian Riedhof | Stars: Alexander Fehling, Fabian Hinrichs, Matthias Matschke, Antje Traue

Votes: 215

20. The Black Raven (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Mystery

5.5
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A group of strangers are brought together in an old, dark house and must contend with two murders and $50,000 in stolen money.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Zucco, Wanda McKay, Noel Madison, Robert Livingston

Votes: 361

21. Bhrashtachar (1989)

Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Bhrastachar tells the story of a disparate group of characters whose lives overlap- Bhavani, a journalist fighting injustice and corruption; Janki a widow who becomes the mistress of local ... See full summary »

Director: Ramesh Sippy | Stars: Rekha, Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher, Raza Murad

Votes: 86

22. The San Francisco Story (1952)

Passed | 80 min | Western

6.1
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In 1856, San Francisco is the scene of political battles between criminal organizations led by corrupt politicians and Vigilantes Committees formed by honest citizens.

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Joel McCrea, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Blackmer, Richard Erdman

Votes: 194

23. The Gangster (1947)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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Barry Sulivan is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner: the police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll.

Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Belita, Joan Lorring, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 443

24. The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy

6.8
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A bumbling, long-winded and crooked Southern senator, considered by some as a dark horse for the Presidency, panics his party when his tell-all diary is stolen.

Director: George S. Kaufman | Stars: William Powell, Ella Raines, Peter Lind Hayes, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 349

25. Robin Hood of the Pecos (1941)

Passed | 59 min | Comedy, Music, Western

6.0
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In Texas after the Civil War, Ballard has declared martial law intending to drive the ranchers out of the county. When Col. Davis ousts Ballard and Roy is elected Sheriff, his man Stacy ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Marjorie Reynolds, Cy Kendall

Votes: 94

26. Hoodlum Empire (1952)

Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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After WW2, ex-mobster war hero Joe Gray goes straight, to the dismay of his New York mob boss uncle who's afraid that his nephew will testify against his outfit before a Grand Jury.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Forrest Tucker, Vera Ralston

Votes: 147

27. The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

6.5
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How a liberated teacher brought women's suffrage to Wyoming in 1869.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Loretta Young, Robert Preston, Edward Arnold, Frank Craven

Votes: 63

28. Slightly Honorable (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Edward Arnold, Broderick Crawford, Ruth Terry

Votes: 302

29. Santa Fe Stampede (1938)

Passed | 55 min | Western

6.3
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The Mesquiteers capture a horse thief who escapes justice through a crooked judge. They gather signatures urging the governor to investigate but a friend with the petition is murdered. Stony is accused.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, June Martel

Votes: 262

30. Parole, Inc. (1948)

Passed | 71 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

5.7
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Parole officers fight against gangsters trying to infiltrate the parole system.

Director: Alfred Zeisler | Stars: Michael O'Shea, Turhan Bey, Evelyn Ankers, Virginia Lee

Votes: 220

31. Thandavam (2002)

Action, Drama

2.9
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A Martial Arts expert takes on political goons.

Director: Shaji Kailas | Stars: Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Saikumar, Kiran Rathod

Votes: 225

32. Wyoming Outlaw (1939)

Passed | 56 min | Western

6.1
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Will Parker has been destroyed by a local politician and now must steal to feed his family. He steals a steer from the Three Mesquiteers.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Raymond Hatton, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 231

33. A Place Called Today (1972)

X | 103 min | Drama

4.5
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Racial tensions arise when a black lawyer runs for mayor of a racially divided town.

Director: Don Schain | Stars: J. Herbert Kerr Jr., Lana Wood, Cheri Caffaro, Richard Smedley

Votes: 38

34. Whirlpool (1934)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 184

35. Girl Crazy (1932)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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New York playboy Danny Churchill is sent to a small town in Arizona, where being sheriff is very dangerous, to keep away from girls, but he decides to open a dude ranch there. He asks his ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee, Eddie Quillan

Votes: 183

36. Gunsmoke Ranch (1937)

Approved | 53 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.1
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Flagg is relocating flood victims to Gunsmoke Ranch. The Three Mesquiteers know Flagg to be a crook and try to warn them. They ignore the warning and improve the land only to find that it has been condemned for a new dam.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Kenneth Harlan

Votes: 79

37. Song of Old Wyoming (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Ma Conway, owner of a cattle ranch and publisher of the Laramie Bulletin, wages an up-hill battle to have Wyoming join the Union. She refuses to be intimidated by corrupt politician Lee ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Emmett Tansey | Stars: Eddie Dean, Sarah Padden, Ian Keith, Lash La Rue

Votes: 49

38. Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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Torchy conducts a one woman campaign against a corrupt mayor and crime boss, and when the reform candidate is murdered, she takes up the banner.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Glenda Farrell, Barton MacLane, Tom Kennedy, John Miljan

Votes: 247

39. Hell's Outpost (1954)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Crime, Western

6.1
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A Korean war veteran attempts to help a small town mine owner develop his tungsten mine in spite of efforts by the town boss to stop him.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Rod Cameron, Joan Leslie, John Russell, Chill Wills

Votes: 46

40. Inside Detroit (1956)

Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Gus Linden (Pat O'Brien)former racketeer head of a Detroit local of the United Automobile Workers of America, A.F.L, attempts to destroy his successor, Blair Vickers (Dennis O'Keefe),so he ... See full summary »

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Pat O'Brien, Tina Carver, Margaret Field

Votes: 29

41. Crime, Inc. (1945)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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A crusading reporter uses his friendship with a mobster to expose the machinations of organized crime in his city.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Leo Carrillo, Tom Neal, Martha Tilton, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 94

42. The Lady and the Mob (1939)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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Society-woman Hattie Leonard organizes her own band of 'gang-busters' when she discovers a garment she sent to the dry-cleaners had been taxed twenty-five-cents to pay for gang 'protection.... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Fay Bainter, Ida Lupino, Lee Bowman, Henry Armetta

Votes: 157

43. Westward Bound (1944)

Passed | 54 min | Western

7.2
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Learning that Montana is about to become a state and that property values will rise rapidly, Caldwell is using his outlaw gang to force the ranchers off their land. To fight back Tuttle ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Emmett Tansey | Stars: Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson, Bob Steele, Betty Miles

Votes: 48

44. Missing Pieces (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Mystery

6.1
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Add a Plot

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Ron Karabatsos, John Reilly, Louanne

Votes: 55

45. A Night at Earl Carroll's (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Musical

5.4
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Newly-elected reform Mayor Jones celebrates his victory over the crooked political machine with a party at Earl Carroll's night club. Steve Kalkus, the defeated racketeer-politician, has ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Ken Murray, Rose Hobart, Elvia Allman, Blanche Stewart

Votes: 14

46. Hidden Guns (1956)

Approved | 66 min | Western

5.8
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The outlaw Stragg has the town so intimidated that no one will speak against him no matter what he does. Sheriff Young heads for a nearby town, where there is a witness willing to testify. ... See full summary »

Director: Albert C. Gannaway | Stars: Bruce Bennett, Richard Arlen, John Carradine, Faron Young

Votes: 25

47. Seven Keys to Baldpate (1929)

72 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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A writer, looking for some peace and quiet in order to finish a novel, takes a room at the Baldpate Inn. Peace and quiet are last things he gets, though, as there are some very strange things going on at the establishment.

Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Richard Dix, Miriam Seegar, Margaret Livingston, Lucien Littlefield

Votes: 157

48. Renegades of the West (1932)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Music

5.4
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Tom Bagby has gone to prison to learn of his father's killer. Returning, he looks for Curly Bogard who he thinks did it. Keeping his identity a secret, he gets a job on Curly's ranch. Just ... See full summary »

Director: Casey Robinson | Stars: Tom Keene, Betty Furness, Roscoe Ates, Rockliffe Fellowes

Votes: 33

49. Star Reporter (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.8
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John Randolph (Warren Hull), an idealistic young newspaper owner who uses his paper as an instrument for the public good, uses a campaign against crime to successfully run grafting ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Warren Hull, Marsha Hunt, Wallis Clark, Clay Clement

Votes: 41

50. Outlaws of Santa Fe (1944)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.1
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Having robbed the bank in Red Bluff, Bob Conroy and partner Buckshot arrive in Santa Fe. Bob refuses the job of Marshal until he sees the name Conroy engraved on the badge. He does a good ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Helen Talbot, Wally Vernon, Twinkle Watts

Votes: 9