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1. Twelve Monkeys (1995)

R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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74 Metascore

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

Writers: Chris Marker, David Webb Peoples, Janet Peoples | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito

2. Mulholland Drive (2001)

R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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81 Metascore

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Writer: David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Ann Miller

3. Copper (2012– )

42 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish cop who is forced to navigate his unruly and dangerous immigrant neighborhood while ... See full summary »

Creator: Will Rokos | Stars: Tom Weston-Jones, Kevin Ryan, Kyle Schmid, Anastasia Griffith

4. Blow-Up (1966)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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A mod London photographer seems to find something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Julio Cortázar, Tonino Guerra, Edward Bond | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle

5. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

TV-PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.

Writers: John Huston, B. Traven | Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett

6. Frenzy (1972)

R | 116 min | Crime, Thriller

7.5
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A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.

Writers: Arthur La Bern, Anthony Shaffer | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Alec McCowen, Billie Whitelaw

7. The Boxer (1997)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.1
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75 Metascore

Young Danny Flynn is released from prison after 14 years after "taking the rap" for the IRA and tries to rebuild his life in his old Belfast neighborhood.

Writers: Jim Sheridan, Terry George | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Daragh Donnelly, Frank Coughlan, Sean Kearns

8. A Better Life (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.

Writers: Eric Eason, Roger L. Simon | Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Demian Bichir, José Julián, Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo, Joaquín Cosio

9. Barfly (1987)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Henry Chinaski never cared for the American dream, the thought of needing to become 'something' and fit into the system disgusts him. He believes that life is free and yours to live like ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Bukowski | Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige, Jack Nance

10. Gloria (1980)

PG | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York.

Writer: John Cassavetes | Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Buck Henry, Julie Carmen, Tony Knesich

11. Blonde Venus (1932)

Passed | 93 min | Drama

7.3
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A cabaret singer takes up with a millionaire to pay for her gravely ill husband's operation.

Writers: Jules Furthman, S.K. Lauren | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Cary Grant, Herbert Marshall, Dickie Moore

12. Edmond (2005)

R | 82 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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61 Metascore

A fortune-tellers teasing rumination sends Edmond Burke lurching into New York City's hellish underworld.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: William H. Macy, Julia Stiles, Joe Mantegna, Frances Bay

13. Little Caesar (1931)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Rico is a small-time hood who knocks off gas stations for whatever he can take. He heads east and signs up with Sam Vettori's mob. A New Year's Eve robbery at Little Arnie Lorch's casino ... See full summary »

Writers: W.R. Burnett, Robert N. Lee, Francis Edward Faragoh | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glenda Farrell, William Collier Jr.

14. The Iceman Cometh (1973)

PG | 239 min | Drama

7.5
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A salesman with a sudden passion for reform has an idea to sell to his barfly buddies: throw away your pipe dreams. The drunkards, living in a flophouse above a saloon, resent the idea.

Writers: Thomas Quinn Curtiss, Eugene O'Neill | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Lee Marvin, Fredric March, Robert Ryan, Jeff Bridges

15. The Girl Was Young (1937)

Unrated | 83 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause.

Writers: Josephine Tey, Charles Bennett, Edwin Greenwood, Anthony Armstrong, Gerald Savory, Alma Reville | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont, Edward Rigby

16. The Girl on the Bridge (1999)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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75 Metascore

It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows. Out of nowhere someone takes an interest in her. He is Gabor,... See full summary »

Writer: Serge Frydman | Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Vanessa Paradis, Daniel Auteuil, Frédéric Pfluger, Demetre Georgalas

18. This Above All (1942)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Although she comes from an aristocratic family, beautiful Prudence Cathaway defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.

Writers: Eric Knight, R.C. Sherriff | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Fontaine, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Stephenson

19. The Whistler (1944)

Approved | 59 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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A depressed man hires an assassin to kill him when he least expects it, but when his life takes an upward turn, he finds he now wishes to live.

Writers: Eric Taylor, J. Donald Wilson | Director: William Castle | Stars: Richard Dix, Gloria Stuart, J. Carrol Naish, Alan Dinehart

20. Voodoo Man (1944)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.1
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Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion to attempt to revivify his beautiful, but long-dead wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Charles | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Wanda McKay

21. Nothing But Trouble (1944)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy

6.5
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Two bumbling servants are hired by a dizzy society matron to cook and serve a meal to visiting royalty.

Writers: Russell Rouse, Ray Golden, Bradford Ropes, Margaret Gruen | Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mary Boland, Philip Merivale

22. Bowery at Midnight (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Bela Lugosi uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things ... See full summary »

Writer: Gerald Schnitzer | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay, Tom Neal

23. The War of the Worlds: Next Century (1981)

96 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller, War

7.1
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Film opens on December 18, 1999, just a few days before the dawn of the new century. A local reporter, Iron Idem, announces that the Martians have landed. Shortly after that his program ... See full summary »

Writer: Piotr Szulkin | Director: Piotr Szulkin | Stars: Roman Wilhelmi, Krystyna Janda, Mariusz Dmochowski, Jerzy Stuhr

24. The Missing Lady (1946)

Passed | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.9
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A jade statue, the "missing lady", is stolen and its owner killed. Lamont Cranston, alias the Shadow, sets out to catch the killer but is blamed for the murders himself as each time he ... See full summary »

Writer: George Callahan | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Kane Richmond, Barbara Read, George Chandler, James Flavin

25. Madame Brouette (2002)

104 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.4
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Writers: Gilles Desjardins, Claude Gilaizeau, Moussa Sene Absa | Director: Moussa Sene Absa | Stars: Rokhaya Niang, Aboubacar Sadikh Ba, Kadiatou Sy, Ndeye Seneba Seck

26. The Devil Pays Off (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, War

6.9
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Chris Waring (William Wright) is a government investigator trying to gather the necessary evidence to convict a shipping magnate, DeBrock (J.Edward Bromberg), of selling his ships to the ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Kimble, Malcolm Stuart Boylan, George Worthing Yates, Julian Zimet | Director: John H. Auer | Stars: J. Edward Bromberg, Osa Massen, William Wright, Margaret Tallichet

27. Pink Pajamas (1964)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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Night has fallen, and the Pink Panther is looking for a place to sleep. A flop house denies him access, but he fortunately finds a key on the ground that gives him entry to a man's home, in... See full summary »

Writer: John W. Dunn | Directors: Friz Freleng, Hawley Pratt

28. House of Errors (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy

5.2
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Bert and Alf are fired from their jobs as delivery "boys" for a newspaper. They decide to be reporters on their own and set out to get a story on the inventor of a new machine gun. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Ewart Adamson, Eddie Davis, Harry Langdon | Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Harry Langdon, Charley Rogers, Marian Marsh, Ray Walker

29. This Is the Bowery (1941)

Approved | 11 min | Short, Documentary

6.6
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In this somewhat whitewashed documentary on Manhattan's Bowery a newcomer to the area takes his first step toward redemption after a meal, bed, and inspiring talk.

Writer: Herbert Morgan | Director: Gunther von Fritsch | Stars: John Nesbitt, Charles St. John

30. Dual Suspects (2010– )
Episode: Body in the Orchard (2011)

Drama

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Writer: Robert Eaton | Directors: Karl Jason, P.J. Naworynski | Stars: Jacqueline Bynon, Shayna Fairman, Michael Ian Farrell, Shaquan Lewis

31. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Breaking Glass: Part 1 (2003)

59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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The CCS is alerted to sexual abuse of young boys in care homes. The team race to identify the murderer before his vengeful victims reach him.

Creator: Barbara Machin | Director: David Thacker | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Holly Aird, Claire Goose

32. Harbor Command (1957– )
Episode: Bum's Rush (1958)

30 min | Action

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A waterfront bum spots a young couple throwing a young man into the San Francisco harbor, but is afraid to report it to the police because he was supposed to be covering for the night ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Adam | Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: Wendell Corey, Jack Littlefield, Al Hopson, Joan Marshall

33. Michael Shayne (1960–1961)
Episode: Call for Michael Shayne (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Mike is hired to investigate a suspicious death that the police have already ruled as accidental. When his activities threaten the election campaign of a would-be state attorney, the career... See full summary »

Writers: Alfred Terego, Brett Halliday | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Richard Denning, Jerry Paris, Patricia Donahue, Herbert Rudley

34. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: Fuentes, Fuentes, Sanford & Chico (1973)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Feeling betrayed when Lamont starts a sideline business with Julio, Fred moves out and into a downtown flophouse.

Writers: Gene Farmer, Ray Galton, Alan Simpson | Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Gregory Sierra, Whitman Mayo

35. Jake 2.0 (2003–2004)
Episode: Get Foley (2004)

Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Diane must convince Jake to let her help him before the search party finds him.

Creator: Silvio Horta | Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Christopher Gorham, Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, Judith Scott, Keegan Connor Tracy

36. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: Memo from Purgatory (1964)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The teleplay was adapted by Harlan Ellison from his autobiographical story "The Gang", which appears in his book "Memos from Purgatory". Fresh college graduate and wannabee writer Jay Shaw ... See full summary »

Writer: Harlan Ellison | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, James Caan, Lynn Loring, Walter Koenig

37. Southland (2009–2013)
Episode: Mozambique (2009)

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

7.5
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Ben Sherman begins to believe all the accolades coming his way, clouding his judgment. Bryant and Moretta try to keep their witness alive. Lydia Adams bonds with a baby found crawling in an intersection.

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Kevin Alejandro, Arija Bareikis, Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy

38. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
Episode: Old Folks at Home Blues (1958)

26 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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While getting a shoeshine in the Bowery, Mike spots a beautiful, well-dressed blonde who is as out of place as a field of wildflowers growing out of a crack in the concrete. When the woman ... See full summary »

Writers: Mickey Spillane, Lawrence Kimble | Director: Richard Irving | Stars: Darren McGavin, Ruta Lee, Arthur Batanides, Robert Clarke

39. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
Episode: So That's Who It Was (1958)

26 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Mike responds to a phone call from a small-time junkie requesting protection too late; he finds his friend shot to death in a Chinatown alley. Not satisfied that the police will exert ... See full summary »

Writers: Mickey Spillane, James Gunn, Fenton Earnshaw, Evan Hunter | Director: John English | Stars: Darren McGavin, Anna May Wong, Bart Burns, BarBara Luna

40. State Trooper (1956– )
Episode: The Choker (1959)

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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Blake's investigation into the deaths of nightclub waitresses leads to a hobo camp. He tries to get evidence by posing a vagrant.

Writer: Barry Shipman | Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Rod Cameron, Robert Armstrong, Jean Howell, Harry Shannon