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1. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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34 Metascore

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb, Colm Meaney

Votes: 231,072 | Gross: $73.34M

2. Big Eyes (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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62 Metascore

A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter

Votes: 66,077 | Gross: $14.48M

3. Fracture (2007)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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68 Metascore

An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike

Votes: 151,317 | Gross: $39.00M

4. Serial Mom (1994)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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A sweet mother takes a little too much at heart for the defense of her family.

Director: John Waters | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 22,403 | Gross: $7.88M

5. Bananas (1971)

GP | 82 min | Comedy

7.1
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67 Metascore

When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalbán, Nati Abascal

Votes: 29,507

6. Flash of Genius (2008)

PG-13 | 119 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

Robert Kearns takes on the Detroit automakers who he claims stole his idea for the intermittent windshield wiper.

Director: Marc Abraham | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Alan Alda, Tim Eddis

Votes: 15,060 | Gross: $4.23M

7. Much Too Shy (1942)

92 min | Comedy

6.6
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A handyman and amateur artist gets into trouble when nude female bodies are added to the heads he has drawn of prominent ladies, and are sold as soap adverts.

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Kathleen Harrison, Hilda Bayley, Eileen Bennett

Votes: 64

8. Many Happy Returns (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy

5.9
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Common man William 'Bud' Robinson is pushed to a breaking point, when he becomes the target of an especially thorough and uncompromising IRS audit which ruins his life.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Cynthia Belliveau, Jason Blicker, Paul Brown, Micheal Donaghue

Votes: 11

9. I Arrested the District Attorney (2010 Video)

10 min | Short, Reality-TV

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10. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Authority (2008)

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

8.8
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A man accused of impersonating a police officer over a telephone and telling a fast food manager to sexually assault an employee is found not guilty, and as a result becomes a vocal crusader telling other people to defy authority figures.

Director: David Platt | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Diane Neal

Votes: 673

11. Rake (2010– )
Episode: Greene (2012)

Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Cleaver is in prison, charged with the manslaughter of Lane Hole's sweet, elderly neighbour.

Director: Kate Dennis | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Adrienne Pickering, Russell Dykstra

Votes: 39

12. Born to Kill? (2005– )
Episode: Ted Bundy (2010)

Documentary, Crime

5.7
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Stars: Debbie Berto, Paul Decker, Dan Lazares, Helen Morrison

Votes: 6

13. The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971)
Episode: The Clampetts in Court (1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.7
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When a couple who ran into the Clampett's car discover that they're rich, they fake injuries and sue the Clampetts.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, Max Baer Jr.

Votes: 50

14. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
Episode: The Man of Steel Bars (1993)

TV-PG | 47 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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During an unnaturally extreme winter heat wave, Superman is accused of being the cause.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith, Michael Landes

Votes: 152

15. Elementary (2012– )
Episode: Tremors (2013)

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

8.4
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When an investigation goes horribly wrong, Sherlock must testify in an official police inquiry which jeopardizes his and Watson's future with the NYPD.

Director: Aaron Lipstadt | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 669

16. Franklin & Bash (2011–2014)
Episode: Waiting on a Friend (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Peter and Jared must clear their name when a former client (Carla Gallo) is arrested for skipping trial, only to accuse her two lawyers of paying her to disappear. While under investigation... See full summary »

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer, Reed Diamond, Dana Davis

Votes: 78