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1. The Godfather (1972)

R | 175 min | Crime, Drama

9.2
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100 Metascore

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Writers: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

2. The Usual Suspects (1995)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.7
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77 Metascore

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup.

Writer: Christopher McQuarrie | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin

3. Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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64 Metascore

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

4. Batman (1989)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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66 Metascore

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.

Writers: Bob Kane, Sam Hamm, Warren Skaaren | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl

5. Training Day (2001)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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70 Metascore

On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes on a 24-hour training course with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.

Writer: David Ayer | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger

6. The Bag Man (I) (2014)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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28 Metascore

A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.

Writers: David Grovic, Paul Conway, James Russo | Director: David Grovic | Stars: John Cusack, Rebecca Da Costa, Robert De Niro, Crispin Glover

7. Dredd (2012)

R | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.0
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59 Metascore

In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.

Writers: John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra, Alex Garland | Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Rachel Wood

8. Man on a Ledge (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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40 Metascore

As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion.

Writer: Pablo F. Fenjves | Director: Asger Leth | Stars: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Mandy Gonzalez

9. Strange Days (1995)

R | 145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a police conspiracy in 1999 Los Angeles.

Writers: James Cameron, Jay Cocks | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore

10. Cellular (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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60 Metascore

A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. The catch? The woman claims to have been kidnapped; and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.

Writers: Larry Cohen, Chris Morgan | Director: David R. Ellis | Stars: Kim Basinger, Chris Evans, Jason Statham, William H. Macy

11. War (2007)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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36 Metascore

An FBI Agent seeks vengeance on a mysterious assassin known as "Rogue" who murdered his partner.

Writers: Lee Anthony Smith, Gregory J. Bradley | Director: Philip G. Atwell | Stars: Jet Li, Jason Statham, Nadine Velazquez, John Lone

12. Harlem Nights (1989)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.8
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16 Metascore

"Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized ... See full summary »

Writer: Eddie Murphy | Director: Eddie Murphy | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello

13. Chaos (II) (2005)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.

Writer: Tony Giglio | Director: Tony Giglio | Stars: Jason Statham, Ryan Phillippe, Wesley Snipes, Henry Czerny

14. 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

15. Running Scared (2006)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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41 Metascore

A low-ranking thug is entrusted by his crime boss to dispose of a gun that killed corrupt cops, but things get out of control when the gun ends up in wrong hands.

Writer: Wayne Kramer | Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Paul Walker, Cameron Bright, Chazz Palminteri, Vera Farmiga

16. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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69 Metascore

Terence McDonagh is a drug- and gambling-addled detective in post-Katrina New Orleans investigating the killing of five Senegalese immigrants.

Writers: William M. Finkelstein, Victor Argo, Paul Calderon, Abel Ferrara, Zoë Lund | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Russell M. Haeuser, Val Kilmer

17. Ransom (1996)

R | 121 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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60 Metascore

When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.

Writers: Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum, Richard Price, Alexander Ignon | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Mel Gibson, Gary Sinise, Rene Russo, Brawley Nolte

18. The Marine (2006)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.6
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45 Metascore

A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.

Writers: Michelle Gallagher, Alan B. McElroy | Director: John Bonito | Stars: John Cena, Kelly Carlson, Robert Patrick, Anthony Ray Parker

19. Midnight Run (1988)

R | 126 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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78 Metascore

An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia after jumping bail.

Writer: George Gallo | Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton

20. Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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16 Metascore

Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who shot his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.

Writers: Danilo Bach, Daniel Petrie Jr., Steven E. de Souza | Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jon Tenney, Joey Travolta, Eugene Collier

21. Money Talks (1997)

R | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

Writers: Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Chris Tucker, Heather Locklear, Elise Neal

22. Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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58 Metascore

A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her.

Writers: Jet Li, Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Chris Nahon | Stars: Jet Li, Bridget Fonda, Tchéky Karyo, Max Ryan

23. Edison (2005)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.

Writer: David J. Burke | Director: David J. Burke | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Justin Timberlake, LL Cool J

24. Defendor (2009)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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57 Metascore

Arthur Poppington, a regular man who adopts a superhero persona, known as 'Defendor', and combs the city streets at night, in search of his arch-enemy, Captain Industry.

Writer: Peter Stebbings | Director: Peter Stebbings | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kat Dennings, Sandra Oh, Elias Koteas

25. Death Warrant (1990)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his... See full summary »

Writer: David S. Goyer | Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Robert Guillaume, Cynthia Gibb, George Dickerson

26. Raw Deal (1986)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.4
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A former FBI agent turned small town sheriff agrees to help the FBI chief infiltrate the Chicago mafia when the FBI chief's son is killed by the Chicago Mafia.

Writers: Luciano Vincenzoni, Sergio Donati, Gary DeVore, Norman Wexler | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shenar

27. Knockaround Guys (2001)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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30 Metascore

The wannabe sons of mobsters go to a remote town in the Midwest, and get themselves into more trouble than anyone could anticipate.

Writers: Brian Koppelman, David Levien | Directors: Brian Koppelman, David Levien | Stars: Jennifer Baxter, Dennis Hopper, Vin Diesel, Barry Pepper

28. City Hall (1996)

R | 111 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.

Writers: Ken Lipper, Paul Schrader, Nicholas Pileggi, Bo Goldman | Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda, Danny Aiello

29. Lone Star (1996)

R | 135 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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78 Metascore

When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Peña, Stephen Mendillo, Stephen J. Lang

30. Nowhere to Run (1993)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.

Writers: Joe Eszterhas, Richard Marquand, Leslie Bohem, Randy Feldman | Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette, Kieran Culkin, Ted Levine

31. Outrageous Fortune (2005– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

8.6
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When career criminal Wolfgang West gets put away for four years, his wife Cheryl decides it's time for her family to go straight. But can the Wests change the habits of a lifetime?

Creators: Rachel Lang, James Griffin | Stars: Robyn Malcolm, Antony Starr, Siobhan Marshall, Antonia Prebble

32. Gang Related (1997)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Two corrupt cops murder an undercover DEA agent by mistake, and frantically try to cover their tracks by framing a homeless man for the crime. That involves juggling evidence, coaching ... See full summary »

Writer: Jim Kouf | Director: Jim Kouf | Stars: James Belushi, Tupac Shakur, Lela Rochon, Dennis Quaid

33. Elsewhere (2009)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A teen girl disappears after trying to meet men online in order to escape her small town. Apparently, only her best friend worries enough to investigate the mystery.

Writers: Nathan Hope, Jess Penner | Director: Nathan Hope | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Jon Gries, Tania Raymonde, Paul Wesley

34. The Big Heat (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.0
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Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, William P. McGivern | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby

35. No Man's Land (1987)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A rookie cop goes undercover and infiltrates a car thief ring.

Writer: Dick Wolf | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Charlie Sheen, D.B. Sweeney, Lara Harris, Randy Quaid

36. Until Death (2007)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Stowe is a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. Because of an accident he is put into a coma, and comes out of it a better person. He wakes up wanting to put things right.

Writers: Dan Harris, James Portolese | Director: Simon Fellows | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Stephen Rea, Selina Giles, Mark Dymond

37. Kaminey: The Scoundrels (2009)

130 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy.

Writers: Cajetan Boy, Supratik Sen, Abhishek Chaubey, Sabrina Dhawan, Vishal Bhardwaj | Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Deb Mukherjee, Shivkumar Subramaniam

38. Certain Prey (2011 TV Movie)

85 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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Minneapolis Deputy Police Chief, Lucas Davenport, has to face off against a duo unlike any he's ever encountered; a lethal hit woman and a ferociously cunning killer determined to hunt him down.

Writers: John Sandford, Chris Gerolmo | Director: Chris Gerolmo | Stars: Mark Harmon, Lola Glaudini, Tatiana Maslany, Kate Greenhouse

39. Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1994)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.7
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Paul Kersey is back at working vigilante justice when when his fiancée, Olivia, has her business threatened by mobsters.

Writers: Brian Garfield, Michael Colleary, Allan A. Goldstein | Director: Allan A. Goldstein | Stars: Charles Bronson, Lesley-Anne Down, Michael Parks, Chuck Shamata

40. Dirty (2005)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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37 Metascore

Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.

Writers: Chris Fisher, Gil Reavill, Eric Saks | Director: Chris Fisher | Stars: Frank Alvarez, Clifton Collins Jr., Brittany Daniel, Keith David

41. Enter the Matrix (2003 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
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The game's story picks up just before The Matrix Reloaded and runs parallel to that of the film. Play either Niobe or Ghost as they bend the rules of the Matrix with martial arts, pilot the... See full summary »

Writers: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski | Directors: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski | Stars: Mary Alice, Christine Anu, Steve Bastoni, Don Battee

42. The Hitman (1991)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.2
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After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Geoffrion, Don Carmody | Director: Aaron Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, Michael Parks, Al Waxman, Alberta Watson

43. Quicksand (2003)

R | 95 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

5.2
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After a workaholic banker journeys to Monaco to investigate the suspicious activities of a company, he finds himself framed for murder and running for his life.

Writers: Desmond Lowden, Timothy Prager | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Michael Keaton, Michael Caine, Judith Godrèche, Rade Serbedzija

44. McQ (1974)

PG | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.

Writer: Lawrence Roman | Director: John Sturges | Stars: John Wayne, Eddie Albert, Diana Muldaur, Colleen Dewhurst

45. An Eye for an Eye (1981)

R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.4
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Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail... See full summary »

Writers: James Bruner, William Gray | Director: Steve Carver | Stars: Chuck Norris, Christopher Lee, Richard Roundtree, Matt Clark

46. Driven to Kill (2009 Video)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.2
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An ex-Russian mobster who is now a crime novelist must confront his past when his family is targeted by violence.

Writer: Mark James | Director: Jeff King | Stars: Steven Seagal, Mike Dopud, Igor Jijikine, Robert Wisden

47. How to Make Money Selling Drugs (2012)

96 min | Documentary

7.8
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68 Metascore

Ten easy steps show you how to make money from drugs, featuring a series of interviews with drug dealers, prison employees, and lobbyists arguing for tougher drug laws.

Writers: Matthew Cooke, Grant Jolly | Director: Matthew Cooke | Stars: Susan Sarandon, David Simon, 50 Cent, Woody Harrelson

48. 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

49. American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama

3.6
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The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.

Writers: Gideon Amir, David Geeves, Avi Kleinberger | Director: Cedric Sundstrom | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, David Bradley, James Booth, Dwayne Alexandre

50. Unforgettable (1996)

R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller, Mystery

5.9
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Unsuccessfully framed for his wife's murder, Dr. David Krane attempts to find the real culprit by utilizing a new drug that allows him to experience the memories of other people first-hand.... See full summary »

Writer: Bill Geddie | Director: John Dahl | Stars: Ray Liotta, Linda Fiorentino, Peter Coyote, Christopher McDonald