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1. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.7
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78 Metascore

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 345,105 | Gross: $33.08M

2. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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48 Metascore

Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Rachel McAdams

Votes: 366,005 | Gross: $186.85M

3. Safe (I) (2012)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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55 Metascore

Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Jason Statham, Catherine Chan, Chris Sarandon, Robert John Burke

Votes: 90,108 | Gross: $17.14M

4. The Betrayed (2008)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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The story follows a young woman as she's put through a psychological journey under the thumb of a mysterious figure who suspects her husband of stealing millions from a crime syndicate.

Director: Amanda Gusack | Stars: Melissa George, Oded Fehr, Christian Campbell, Alice Krige

Votes: 1,765

5. The Zodiac (2005)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.4
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21 Metascore

An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.

Director: Alexander Bulkley | Stars: Justin Chambers, Robin Tunney, Rory Culkin, William Mapother

Votes: 6,467 | Gross: $0.04M

6. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Unrated | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 5,675

7. The Cheap Detective (1978)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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San Francisco, 1940, detectives, dames, documents, Nazis, and a treasure.

Director: Robert Moore | Stars: Peter Falk, Ann-Margret, Eileen Brennan, Sid Caesar

Votes: 3,259

8. Dressed to Kill (1946)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Mystery

7.0
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Sherlock Holmes sets out to discover why a trio of murderous villains, including a dangerously attractive female, are desperate to obtain three unassuming and inexpensive little music boxes.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison, Edmund Breon

Votes: 4,284

9. Sabotage (1936)

Approved | 76 min | Thriller

7.1
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A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester, John Loder

Votes: 12,047

10. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Kaaren Verne

Votes: 4,314

11. Chuen jik sat sau (2001)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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54 Metascore

Two very different hitmen find themselves to be in each other's way. They use all their skill to solve the problem.

Directors: Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai | Stars: Andy Lau, Takashi Sorimachi, Kelly Lin, Simon Yam

Votes: 5,862 | Gross: $0.01M

12. The Next of Kin (1942)

102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Wartime propaganda piece giving the warning "Be like Dad, Keep Mum". A gossipy housewife is overheard talking about what her son is doing by a Nazi spy.

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Mervyn Johns, John Chandos, Nova Pilbeam, Reginald Tate

Votes: 121

13. Comrade X (1940)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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An American reporter smuggling news out of Soviet Moscow is blackmailed into helping a beautiful Communist leave the country.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr, Oskar Homolka, Felix Bressart

Votes: 1,049

14. The Scarlet Coat (1955)

Unrated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Michael Wilding, George Sanders, Anne Francis

Votes: 451

15. The Falcon's Brother (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Tom Lawrence, Gay's brother, takes over for his injured sibling in a case which involves Nazi espionage and political assassination.

Director: Stanley Logan | Stars: George Sanders, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph, Don Barclay

Votes: 534

16. A Southern Yankee (1948)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, History, War

6.8
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A hapless bellboy in a St. Louis hotel near the end of the Civil War is recruited by the Union secret service to impersonate a notorious Confederate spy.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Red Skelton, Brian Donlevy, Arlene Dahl, George Coulouris

Votes: 387

17. The Supermarket (2009)

116 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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To the young people of Ellington the Supermarket was many different things. Another home, a place they'd known as long as they can remember. A one-of-a-kind place to work, build friendships... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Norman | Stars: Matt Jenkins, Bob Ondek, Pat Tanner, Brian Madore

Votes: 16

18. Colorado Sunset (1939)

Passed | 65 min | Action, Music, Western

6.6
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Gene and his buddies discover that the ranch they bought is really a dairy farm. And worse, it's subject to intimidation from a protection racket that prevents dairy products from safely reaching the market.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Barbara Pepper

Votes: 68

19. Panama Patrol (1939)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

5.4
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THe head of the cipher bureau, Phillip Waring, is about to marry his secretary, Helen Lane, when he is informed that the state department has discovered a message that must be decoded. With... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Leon Ames, Charlotte Wynters, Adrienne Ames, Weldon Heyburn

Votes: 29

20. Brenda Starr, Reporter (1945)

Approved | 243 min | Crime, Action, Drama

7.1
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Chapter 1 finds Daily Flash newspaper reporter Brenda Starr (Joan Woodbury), and her photographer, Chuck Allen (Syd Saylor), assigned to cover a fire in an old house where they discover the... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Joan Woodbury, Kane Richmond, Ernie Adams, William 'Billy' Benedict

Votes: 44

21. The Bride Wore Crutches (1940)

Approved | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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Reporter (North) witnesses a bank robbery, finds the robbers, joins them and .... This impresses his girlfriend (Roberts).

Director: Shepard Traube | Stars: Lynne Roberts, Ted North, Edgar Kennedy, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 5

22. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: A Study in Sherlock (2013)

TV-PG | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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When Murdoch pursues a murderous gang of armed robbers, his prime suspect is a man claiming to be Sherlock Holmes.

Director: Don McCutcheon | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Thomas Craig, Helene Joy, Jonny Harris

Votes: 149

23. I Spy (1965–1968)
Episode: Affair in T'Sien Cha (1965)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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In the series pilot (whose showing was delayed well into the first season), Kelly narrowly escapes a sniper's bullet while playing a tennis match in Hong Kong. He and Alexander Scott, a ... See full summary »

Director: Sheldon Leonard | Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Vera Miles, Roger C. Carmel

Votes: 26

24. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Allan Pinkerton: The Original Private Eye

Documentary, Biography

Alan Pinkerman was a Scotish immigrant who escaped the slums of Glasgow to found the first, and for a time, the world's most prominent detective agency in the United States. His many ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Perkins, Allan Pinkerton

25. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: By the Book (2010)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Mozzie fears that the object of his affection has been kidnapped, and turns to Neal and Peter for help. For the first time, Mozzie must put his faith in the FBI - and when the rescue ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Smith | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 515

26. Burn Notice (2007–2013)
Episode: Center of the Storm (2010)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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In the aftermath of a hurricane, Michael poses as a hitman as part of his plan to protect a federal witness, and is forced to turn to Vaughn so that he can speak to Simon about his coded Bible.

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Coby Bell, Bruce Campbell

Votes: 243

27. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Checkmate (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Peter and Neal work together to save Elizabeth from Keller.

Director: John T. Kretchmer | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 611

28. Chuck (2007–2012)
Episode: Chuck Versus the Living Dead (2010)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Chuck's father returns when he finds out Chuck uploaded the new Intersect. Chuck enlists the help of Morgan on a new mission.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Ryan McPartlin

Votes: 762

29. Conspiracy? (2004– )
Episode: FDR and Pearl Harbor (2004)

Documentary

6.1
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Several theories surrounding the Roosevelt Administration's foreknowledge of Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor are explored; that they did not have prior intelligence, that they bungled the ... See full summary »

Director: Laura Verklan | Stars: Ashton Smith, Stephen Budiansky, Robert Goldberg, Matthew S. Harrison

Votes: 8

30. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: Gone (2005)

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

7.9
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Goren finds himself matching wits with a paranoid chess master suspected of murdering a young woman in town to visit her fiancée.

Director: Christopher Swartout | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 125

31. The Prisoner (1967–1968)
Episode: Hammer Into Anvil (1967)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Number 6 vows revenge and goes after a sadistic Number 2 after he drives a fellow village resident to her death.

Director: Pat Jackson | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Patrick Cargill, Victor Maddern, Basil Hoskins

Votes: 349

32. Hogan's Heroes (1965–1971)
Episode: Happy Birthday, Adolf (1966)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, War

7.6
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Hogan and his men must destroy a German artillery unit so that the Allies can send in a bombing raid on Hitler's birthday.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, John Banner, Robert Clary

Votes: 82

33. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Home Invasion (2010)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A female thief escapes from the home of a murdered art collector, posing as a victim. Neal helps bothersome Burke, who invites himself to his luxury home while his apartment has state of ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Girotti | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Natalie Morales

Votes: 563

34. Atashinchi no danshi (2009– )
Episode: Hômuresu musume vs Henjin 6-kyôdai (2009)

Comedy

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Director: Hidetomo Matsuda | Stars: Maki Horikita, Jun Kaname, Yoshinori Okada, Osamu Mukai

35. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Identity Crisis (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Mozzie discovers clues to a treasure he is convinced were left by a spy ring.

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 456

36. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: Inert Dwarf (2004)

TV-14 | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Goren and Eames are investigating the death of a genius mathematician's assistant.

Director: Alex Chapple | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 137

37. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Murdoch Air (2013)

TV-PG | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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When a flying machine crashes, killing a man on the ground, Murdoch's investigation uncovers high-level conspiracy and sabotage in the race to achieve the first human-controlled flight.

Director: Don McCutcheon | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Thomas Craig, Helene Joy, Jonny Harris

Votes: 157

38. Secret Agent (1964–1967)
Episode: Not So Jolly Roger (1966)

51 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.5
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The Jolly Roger is pirate radio station on an old sea fort. A DJ is killed just as he sends a message saying that the station is sending coded messages to foreign submarines. Drake goes undercover as a DJ to find out what is happening.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Edwin Richfield, Wilfrid Lawson, Lisa Daniely

Votes: 45

39. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: Old Man Out: Part 1 (1966)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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An elderly cardinal has been taken prisoner by an Eastern European country because the clergyman is a leader of the political opposition. He is being held in a prison where no escape has ... See full summary »

Director: Charles R. Rondeau | Stars: Steven Hill, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 172

40. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Payback (2011)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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When Peter is kidnapped by an old nemesis, Neal must race against time and defy the FBI to save him.

Director: Russell Lee Fine | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 493

41. Caprica (2009–2010)
Episode: Pilot (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Caprica, 58 years before the Fall of the Twelve Colonies. Two families, the Graystones and the Adamas, are bound by a tragedy with unforeseen consequences, including the development of the Cylons.

Director: Jeffrey Reiner | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Esai Morales, Paula Malcomson, Alessandra Torresani

Votes: 947

42. Criminal Minds (2005– )
Episode: Revelations (2007)

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

8.5
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Reid has been kidnapped, and the BAU's only things to profile are a house, a computer, and the live feed the kidnapper is sending to them.

Director: Guy Norman Bee | Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Thomas Gibson, Paget Brewster, Shemar Moore

Votes: 2,431

43. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Secrets and Spies (2009)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A number of murders near a government safe house in Midsomer appears to be connected to a group of British spies stationed in East Berlin during the Cold War.

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson

Votes: 298

44. The F.B.I. Files (1998–2009)
Episode: Shattered Shield (1999)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.7
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The FBI cracks down on police corruption related to drug trafficking in New Orleans. The investigation relied on a key informant and undercover agent.

Stars: James Kallstrom, Anthony D. Call

Votes: 13

45. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Stealing Home (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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When a wealthy Yankees fan recruits Neal to help steal a prized piece of memorabilia, Neal is reminded of what life could be like again as a high-end thief.

Director: Tim DeKay | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 472

46. The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (1996–2000)
Episode: The Case of the Maestro's Ghost (1997)

Mystery, Family

9.8
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Stink tells his classmates a ghost story concerning a former Sussex Academy student who disappeared the night before an international piano recital and never seen again. According to Stink,... See full summary »

Director: Gary Harvey | Stars: Meredith Henderson, John White, Phillip Jarrett, John Gilbert

Votes: 20

47. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: The Hostage (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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Paris's cover identify as a wealthy and influential American proves a bit too convincing. He is kidnapped and held for the ransom by rebels demanding the release of three of their comrades.... See full summary »

Director: Barry Crane | Stars: Peter Graves, Leonard Nimoy, Lesley Ann Warren, Greg Morris

Votes: 53

48. Numb3rs (2005–2010)
Episode: The Janus List (2007)

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

8.5
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When Charlie and Don are specifically asked for by a bomber who's rigged a bridge, it puts them on a trail of espionage in- and outside the states, and a devastating betrayal.

Director: John Behring | Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

Votes: 264

49. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: The Martyr (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.0
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Premier Anton Rojek, the anti-Western head of an East Bloc state, plans to hold a "youth congress," hoping to get the young people of his country to endorse his repressive regime. The IMF's... See full summary »

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Peter Graves, Leonard Nimoy, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 53

50. Hogan's Heroes (1965–1971)
Episode: The Missing Klink (1969)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, War

8.6
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Hogan wants to kidnap Burkhalter and trade him for a captured underground agent and instead finds out that Klink is his hostage.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, John Banner, Robert Clary

Votes: 92