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1. Sin City (2005)

R | 124 min | Crime, Thriller

8.2
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74 Metascore

A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.

Writer: Frank Miller | Directors: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba

2. The Green Mile (1999)

R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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61 Metascore

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Writers: Stephen King, Frank Darabont | Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

3. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

4. Constantine (2005)

R | 121 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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50 Metascore

Constantine tells the story of irreverent supernatural detective John Constantine, who has literally been to hell and back.

Writers: Jamie Delano, Garth Ennis, Kevin Brodbin, Frank A. Cappello | Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Djimon Hounsou, Shia LaBeouf

5. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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62 Metascore

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.

Writers: Robert Gordon, Daniel Handler | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Liam Aiken

6. Addams Family Values (1993)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.

Writers: Charles Addams, Paul Rudnick | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Joan Cusack

7. Bully (2001)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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45 Metascore

Based on a true story. Naive teenagers plot to murder one of their own, who has been too much of a bully to them.

Writers: Jim Schutze, David McKenna, Roger Pullis | Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Brad Renfro, Nick Stahl, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner

8. Gothika (2003)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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38 Metascore

A repressed female psychiatrist wakes up as a patient in the asylum where she worked with no memory of why she is there and what she has done.

Writer: Sebastian Gutierrez | Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Halle Berry, Penélope Cruz, Robert Downey Jr., Charles S. Dutton

9. Monster's Ball (2001)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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69 Metascore

After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed.

Writers: Milo Addica, Will Rokos | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher

10. The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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73 Metascore

A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, James Gandolfini

11. Escape from L.A. (1996)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.

Writers: John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Debra Hill, Kurt Russell | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Stacy Keach, Peter Fonda

12. Clear and Present Danger (1994)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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74 Metascore

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.

Writers: Tom Clancy, Donald Stewart, Steven Zaillian, John Milius | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer, Joaquim de Almeida

13. Crazy in Alabama (1999)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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46 Metascore

An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.

Writer: Mark Childress | Director: Antonio Banderas | Stars: Melanie Griffith, David Morse, Lucas Black, Cathy Moriarty

14. Strangers on a Train (1951)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.1
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A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder...a theory that he plans to implement.

Writers: Raymond Chandler, Czenzi Ormonde, Whitfield Cook, Patricia Highsmith | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

15. Call of Duty: Black Ops (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Thriller, War

8.4
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The game starts with Mason strapped into an electric chair, being interrogated. Most of the missions are a series of flashbacks of moments that Mason recalls during the interrogation. ... See full summary »

Writers: Dave Anthony, David S. Goyer, Craig Houston, Corky Lehmkuhl | Director: Dave Anthony | Stars: James C. Burns, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Ice Cube, Ed Harris

16. Lonely Hearts (2006)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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60 Metascore

Based on the true story, two homicide detectives track Martha Beck and Raymond Martinez Fernandez, a murderous pair known as the "Lonely Hearts Killers" who lured their victims through the personals.

Writer: Todd Robinson | Director: Todd Robinson | Stars: John Travolta, Salma Hayek, Jared Leto, James Gandolfini

17. Shocker (1989)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Michael Murphy, Mitch Pileggi, Peter Berg, Sam Scarber

18. Lock Up (1989)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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52 Metascore

Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Smith, Jeb Stuart, Henry Rosenbaum | Director: John Flynn | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos, Sonny Landham

19. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Approved | 108 min | Thriller

8.0
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A young woman discovers her visiting "Uncle Charlie" may not be the man he seems to be.

Writers: Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, Alma Reville, Gordon McDonell | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers

20. Dead Like Me: Life After Death (2009 Video)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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After the departure of Rube Sofer, a new head reaper named Cameron Kane takes over. He's a slick businessman who couldn't care less about helping the newly dead. Chaos ensues and brings out... See full summary »

Writers: Bryan Fuller, John Masius, Stephen Godchaux, Dan E. Fesman, Harry Victor, J.J. Philbin | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Sarah Wynter, Jasmine Guy

21. Just Cause (1995)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after 25 years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.

Writers: John Katzenbach, Jeb Stuart, Peter Stone | Director: Arne Glimcher | Stars: Sean Connery, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Capshaw, Blair Underwood

22. Bundy (2002)

R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.9
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37 Metascore

The story of serial killer Ted Bundy.

Writers: Stephen Johnston, Matthew Bright | Director: Matthew Bright | Stars: Michael Reilly Burke, Boti Bliss, Julianna McCarthy, Jennifer Tisdale

23. Half Past Dead (2002)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.5
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23 Metascore

This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.

Writer: Don Michael Paul | Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Morris Chestnut, Steven Seagal, Matt Battaglia, Ja Rule

24. The Mouthpiece (1932)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama

7.2
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When a hot young prosecutor learns that a man he got convicted and executed was in fact innocent, he quits his DA job and becomes a defense attorney. He grows rich and powerful defending ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank J. Collins, Joseph Jackson, Earl Baldwin | Directors: James Flood, Elliott Nugent | Stars: Warren William, Sidney Fox, Aline MacMahon, John Wray

25. A Place in the Sun (1951)

Passed | 122 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women.

Writers: Theodore Dreiser, Patrick Kearney, Michael Wilson, Harry Brown | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Anne Revere

26. You, the Living (2007)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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81 Metascore

You, the Living is a film about humankind, its greatness and its baseness, joy and sorrow, its self-confidence and anxiety, its desire to love and be loved.

Writer: Roy Andersson | Director: Roy Andersson | Stars: Elisabeth Helander, Jörgen Nohall, Jan Wikbladh, Björn Englund

27. The Chair (2015)

Crime, Horror, Thriller | Pre-production

An innocent man on death row witnesses the murders of his fellow inmates at the hands of the psychotic Warden. To survive, he must match the brutality in the prison, but in doing so he's forced to come face to face with his own sanity.

Writers: Erin Kohut, Peter Simeti | Director: Chad Ferrin | Stars: Naomi Grossman, Eric Roberts, Noah Hathaway, Brian Thompson

28. Seed (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

2.9
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After a seemingly undead man is bound and buried alive, he digs himself back to the surface and seeks bloody vengeance on those who caused him his suffering.

Writer: Uwe Boll | Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Michael Paré, Will Sanderson, Ralf Moeller, Jodelle Ferland

29. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.

Writers: John Wexley, Warren Duff, Rowland Brown | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan

30. Escape from Crime (1942)

Approved | 51 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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Ex-con Red O'Hara becomes a daring news photographer, but his old ways get him into trouble.

Writers: Raymond L. Schrock, Daniel Ahern | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Richard Travis, Julie Bishop, Jackie Gleason, Frank Wilcox

31. Female Trouble (1974)

NC-17 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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A spoiled schoolgirl runs away from home, gets pregnant while hitchhiking, and ends up as a fashion model for a pair of beauticians who like to photograph women committing crimes.

Writer: John Waters | Director: John Waters | Stars: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

32. Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

7.1
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An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film.

Writers: Kevin Murphy, Dan Studney | Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Kristen Bell, Christian Campbell, Neve Campbell, Alan Cumming

33. The New Addams Family (1998–1999)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Horror

6.5
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Basically an updated-for-the-90's version of the original Addams Family show. The family remains the same: Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Granmama, Lurch, Thing, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Glenn Taranto, Ellie Harvie, Brody Smith, Nicole Fugere

34. Hold Your Breath (2012)

R | 87 min | Horror

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A group of friends on a weekend camping trip find themselves being picked off one by one when one member of the group refuses to abide by the urban myth that you can breathe in evil spirits when passing cemeteries.

Writers: Geoff Meed, Kenny Zinn | Director: Jared Cohn | Stars: Katrina Bowden, Randy Wayne, Erin Marie Hogan, Steve Hanks

35. Hello Herman (2012)

90 min | Drama

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27 Metascore

Set in the not so distant future, in Any Town USA, sixteen year old Herman Howards makes a fateful decision. He enters his suburban school and kills thirty nine students, two teachers, and ... See full summary »

Writer: John Buffalo Mailer | Director: Michelle Danner | Stars: Norman Reedus, Garrett Backstrom, Martha Higareda, Rob Estes

36. The Thin Blue Line (1988)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

8.1
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79 Metascore

A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.

Writer: Errol Morris | Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Randall Adams, David Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson

37. The Horror Show (1989)

R | 95 min | Horror

4.8
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Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of ... See full summary »

Writers: Allyn Warner, Leslie Bohem | Directors: James Isaac, David Blyth | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Brion James, Rita Taggart, Dedee Pfeiffer

38. Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)

PG | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

5.3
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Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank ... See full summary »

Writer: Charlie Cohen | Director: John R. Cherry III | Stars: Jim Varney, Gailard Sartain, Bill Byrge, Barbara Tyson

39. Scarlet Street (1945)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of some of the fortune she thinks he has.

Writers: Georges de La Fouchardière, André Mouézy-Éon, Dudley Nichols | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay

40. Beyond Re-Animator (2003)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Everyone's favorite mad scientist Herbert West is currently in jail after having state's evidence turned against him by his former assistant, Dan Cain. While being led away, some re-agent ... See full summary »

Writers: Xavier Berraondo, José Manuel Gómez, H.P. Lovecraft, Miguel Tejada-Flores | Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Tommy Dean Musset, Jason Barry, Bárbara Elorrieta

41. Pinocchio's Revenge (1996)

R | 96 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.0
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Defense attorney Jennifer Garrick acquires a Pinocchio puppet from a condemned serial killer. Her pre-teen daughter, Zoe, mistakes the puppet as a birthday present and grows really attached... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin Tenney | Director: Kevin Tenney | Stars: Candace McKenzie, Lewis Van Bergen, Ivan Gueron, Thomas Wagner

42. Pickup on South Street (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.8
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A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.

Writers: Samuel Fuller, Dwight Taylor | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye

43. Super Fuzz (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.3
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Red powder from a nuclear explosion gives a police officer super powers as long as he doesn't see anything red. He is eventually framed for murder and is unsuccessfully executed by many different methods.

Writers: Robert Brodie Booth, Sabatino Ciuffini, Sergio Corbucci | Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Terence Hill, Ernest Borgnine, Joanne Dru, Marc Lawrence

44. Evidence of Blood (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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When a Pulitzer prize winning author of true crimes returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty year old case of a teenage girl who had been murdered.... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas H. Cook, Dalene Young | Director: Andrew Mondshein | Stars: David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, Sean McCann, Chris Wiggins

45. Prison (1987)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.9
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The spirit of a long-dead prisoner returns for revenge, haunting the prison's new governor.

Writers: Irwin Yablans, C. Courtney Joyner | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Lane Smith, Viggo Mortensen, Chelsea Field, Lincoln Kilpatrick

46. Return to Sender (I) (2004)

R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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While fighting for a woman who sits on death row, a lawyer happens upon new information which brings into question the motives of a man associated with her client.

Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade | Director: Bille August | Stars: Connie Nielsen, Aidan Quinn, Kelly Preston, Tim Daly

47. Popcorn (1991)

R | 91 min | Horror

5.6
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A "Leatherface" type murderer who wears other people's faces, kills at an all-night horrorthon at an old theatre put on by a bunch of film students. Maggie, the lead character, believes ... See full summary »

Writers: Mitchell Smith, Alan Ormsby | Directors: Mark Herrier, Alan Ormsby | Stars: Jill Schoelen, Tom Villard, Dee Wallace, Derek Rydall

48. Manhunt (2003 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Death-row inmate James Earl Cash awakens from his "execution" to discover that prison officials were bribed to fake his death and deliver him into the clutches of a snuff film ring that wants to use him as its newest star.

Writers: Alan Davidson, James Worrall, Christian Cantamessa | Director: Navid Khonsari | Stars: Sean R. Lynch, John Doman, Lenny Venito, Gregory Salata

49. Agatha (1979)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ... See full summary »

Writers: Kathleen Tynan, Arthur Hopcraft | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Helen Morse

50. Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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78 Metascore

A cinematic portrait of the life and career of the infamous American execution device designer and holocaust denier.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Fred A. Leuchter Jr., Robert Jan Van Pelt, David Irving, Caroline Leuchter