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1. Crash (I) (2004)

R | 112 min | Drama

7.9
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69 Metascore

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Robert Moresco | Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton, Karina Arroyave

Votes: 352,171

2. Lords of Dogtown (2005)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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56 Metascore

The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.

Writer: Stacy Peralta | Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Heath Ledger, Emile Hirsch, Victor Rasuk, Johnny Knoxville

Votes: 42,739

3. Havoc (2005)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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Two affluent suburban girls who clash with the Latino gang culture of East LA.

Writers: Stephen Gaghan, Jessica Kaplan | Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Bijou Phillips, Shiri Appleby, Michael Biehn

Votes: 15,722

4. White Heat (1949)

Not Rated | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.2
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A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Virginia Kellogg | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

Votes: 19,904

5. The Wood (1999)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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52 Metascore

While dealing with a friend's cold feet on his wedding day, a writer reminisces about his youth with his best friends.

Writers: Rick Famuyiwa, Todd Boyd | Director: Rick Famuyiwa | Stars: Elayn J. Taylor, Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones, Sean Nelson

Votes: 6,327

6. From Prada to Nada (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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39 Metascore

A Latina spin on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," where two spoiled sisters who have been left penniless after their father's sudden death are forced to move in with their estranged aunt in East Los Angeles.

Writers: Fina Torres, Luis Alfaro, Craig Fernandez, Jane Austen | Director: Angel Gracia | Stars: Camilla Belle, Alexa PenaVega, Kuno Becker, Tina French

Votes: 11,604

7. Hoop Dreams (1994)

PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

8.3
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98 Metascore

A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.

Writers: Steve James, Frederick Marx | Director: Steve James | Stars: William Gates, Arthur Agee, Emma Gates, Curtis Gates

Votes: 18,016

8. Sherrybaby (2006)

R | 96 min | Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

Sherry tries to integrate again into society and become a good mother.

Writer: Laurie Collyer | Director: Laurie Collyer | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ryan Simpkins, Sam Bottoms, Michelle Hurst

Votes: 10,109

9. South Central (1992)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime but his son has now followed the criminal path of his father.

Writers: Stephen Milburn Anderson, Donald Bakeer | Director: Stephen Milburn Anderson | Stars: Byron Minns, Glenn Plummer, Lexie Bigham, Vincent Craig Dupree

Votes: 3,130

10. 10 Items or Less (2006)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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54 Metascore

An actor (Freeman) prepping for an upcoming role meets a quirky grocery clerk (Vega), and the pair hit the road to show one another their respective worlds.

Writer: Brad Silberling | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Paz Vega, Jonah Hill, Anne Dudek

Votes: 12,585

11. 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

Votes: 4,556

12. Hamlet 2 (2008)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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54 Metascore

In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Writers: Pam Brady, Andrew Fleming | Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Steve Coogan, Elisabeth Shue, Catherine Keener, Joseph Julian Soria

Votes: 15,120

13. Next Day Air (2009)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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46 Metascore

Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever.

Writer: Blair Cobbs | Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Yasiin Bey, Mike Epps, Donald Faison, Wood Harris

Votes: 8,163

14. 96 Minutes (2011)

R | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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51 Metascore

The story of 4 lives slammed together in a shocking moment. Intercutting between a carjacking and the separate stories of the 4 kids in Atlanta, we watch as they hurtle toward a life-changing end.

Writer: Aimee Lagos | Director: Aimee Lagos | Stars: Brittany Snow, Evan Ross, Sharon Conley, Justin Martin

Votes: 2,816

15. Band of the Hand (1986)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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In an attempt of resocialisation, five hopeless juvenile criminals are sent away from prison into the Everglades for a survival training under the Indian Joe. When this is successful, they ... See full summary »

Writers: Leo Garen, Jack Baran | Director: Paul Michael Glaser | Stars: Stephen Lang, Michael Carmine, Lauren Holly, John Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 2,036

16. Bounty Tracker (1993 Video)

R | 86 min | Action

5.2
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Almost the whole staff of a tax consultant office is slayed by a team of professional killers, only Paul Damone can escape. He didn't know that his partner used to wash gangster Louis ... See full summary »

Writer: Caroline Olson | Director: Kurt Anderson | Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Matthias Hues, Cyndi Pass, Eric Mansker

Votes: 383

17. Latin Dragon (2004)

R | 101 min | Action

4.1
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In the grand tradition of the lone hero who mysteriously appears in a town desperate for help (think "Shane, "Billy Jack", "James Bond" and "Chinese Connection"), having survived a war and ... See full summary »

Writers: James Becket, Fabian Carrillo, Scott Thomas | Director: Scott Thomas | Stars: Fabian Carrillo, Gary Busey, Lorenzo Lamas, Robert LaSardo

Votes: 288

18. Street Corner Justice (1996)

R | 102 min | Action

4.2
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A Pittsburgh detective is kicked off the force for beating a rape suspect and moves to L.A. There, he becomes the central force in a bullet ridden neighborhood battle to win back its streets from brutal gang members.

Writers: Charles Bail, Stan Berkowitz, Gary Kent | Director: Charles Bail | Stars: Marc Singer, Steve Railsback, Kim Lankford, Beverly Leech

Votes: 153

19. States of Grace (2005)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.2
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The lives of a street preacher, an aspiring actress, a Mormon missionary, and a young gang banger intersect in this ensemble drama set in present-day Santa Monica, California.

Writer: Richard Dutcher | Director: Richard Dutcher | Stars: Ignacio Serricchio, Lucas Fleischer, Lamont Stephens, Rachel Emmers

Votes: 418

20. Collar (2014)

89 min | Horror

4.1
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A rookie cop starts her shift like any other but soon it will all change for the worse. A derelict with a reputation of Satanic violence, attacks the officer and collars her with a dog leash which is just the start of his abusive ritual.

Writer: Ryan Nicholson | Director: Ryan Nicholson | Stars: Nick Principe, Aidan Dee, Mihola Terzic, Ronald Patrick Thompson

Votes: 70

21. OT: Our Town (2002)

76 min | Documentary

7.4
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75 Metascore

Dominguez High, in the infamous Compton, CA, has not produced a play in over twenty years. With no money and no stage, two teachers and twenty-four students attempt to produce Thornton Wilder's American Classic OUR TOWN.

Writer: Thornton Wilder | Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy | Stars: Catherine Borek, Karen Greene, Ebony Starr Norwood-Brown, Archie Posada

Votes: 251

22. Cutthroat Alley (2003)

R | 95 min | Horror

2.1
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Timothy Wayne Folsome's urban horror film Cutthroat Alley features a masked serial killer who slits the throats of each of his victims in the hood of South Central Los Angeles. The film ... See full summary »

Writer: Timothy Wayne Folsome | Director: Timothy Wayne Folsome | Stars: Bizzy Bone, Stacy Arnell, Janice Butler, Cisco Reyes

Votes: 306

23. Now Eat (2000 Video)

Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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Writer: Kerry Alan Williams | Director: Kerry Alan Williams | Stars: Brotha Lynch Hung, Art Battle, Loki, Sicx

Votes: 57

24. Drylongso (1998)

R | 86 min | Drama

6.8
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Writers: Salim Akil, Cauleen Smith | Director: Cauleen Smith | Stars: Toby Smith, April Barnett, Will Power, Channel Schafer

Votes: 45

25. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Blood in, Blood Out (2010)

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

7.9
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When a member of Cho's former gang, the Avon Park Playboys, is found murdered, Patrick Jane insists on helping Cho with his off-the-books investigation.

Creator: Bruno Heller | Director: John Polson | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 528

26. Crime 360 (2008– )
Episode: Deadly Secrets (2008)

Documentary, Crime, Mystery

8.7
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Bad chemistry between gay and transsexual members of the African-American community leads to an overkill gunshot murder.

Director: Craig Santy | Stars: Elizabeth Balraj, James Ealey, Walley Everett, Michele Johnson

Votes: 6

27. Burn Notice (2007–2013)
Episode: Friendly Fire (2010)

TV-PG | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.8
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Michael helps track down a child predator for one of Sam's old friends, and winds up igniting a war between two rival gang leaders. Meanwhile, Michael also makes contact with Diego's killer, who has in interest in his services.

Creator: Matt Nix | Director: Terry Miller | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless

Votes: 308

28. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: No Way Out (2009)

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

8.1
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While investigating a gang-related shooting in an otherwise quiet suburban neighborhood, Raymond and Riley are held hostage.

Creator: Anthony E. Zuiker | Director: Alec Smight | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

Votes: 428

29. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Episode: Parent Trap (1993)

60 min | Drama

5.4
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Rollins represents a man who is fighting to keep his pregnant girlfriend, put in a coma after a car accident, on life-support so their unborn child can be brought to full-term. Meanwhile, ... See full summary »

Creators: Steven Bochco, Terry Louise Fisher | Director: Steven Robman | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry, Alan Rachins, Michael Tucker

Votes: 5

30. American Gangster (2006– )
Episode: Stanley 'Tookie' Williams (2006)

42 min | Documentary

7.8
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Explore Tookie Williams' involvement in the Crips, their continuous battles with rival gang the Bloods, and the history of gangs in L.A. from WWII to the present.

Stars: Charles Pitchford, Fred Shaw Jr., Bonnie Williams

Votes: 5