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1. Lucifer (2015– )

42 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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Satan takes up residence in Los Angeles.

Stars: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, D.B. Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt

Votes: 48,172

2. Marcella (2016– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.

Stars: Anna Friel, Ray Panthaki, Nina Sosanya, Nicholas Pinnock

Votes: 2,954

3. Castle (2009–2016)

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

8.2
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas

Votes: 118,924

4. Rizzoli & Isles (2010–2016)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Detective Jane Rizzoli and Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston.

Stars: Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill

Votes: 23,268

5. Aquarius (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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A gritty 1960s cop drama about LAPD detective Sam Hodiak and his trainee, who must deal with gangs, brutal crimes, changing times, family crises and unhinged manipulative small-time crook Charles Manson, who's slowly building his cult.

Stars: David Duchovny, Emma Dumont, Gethin Anthony, Grey Damon

Votes: 6,451

6. Major Crimes (2012– )

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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'The Closer' spin-off series which follows Capt. Raydor of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 7,866

7. Bosch (2014– )

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama, Mystery

8.3
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An LAPD homicide detective works to solve the murder of a 13-year-old boy while standing trial in federal court for the murder of a serial killer.

Stars: Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino, Lance Reddick

Votes: 16,242

8. Angie Tribeca (2016– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.

Stars: Jere Burns, Deon Cole, Rashida Jones, Hayes MacArthur

Votes: 4,003

9. The Mysteries of Laura (2014–2016)

42 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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A single mom NYPD homicide detective cracks case after case while raising wild twin boys and locking horns with her less than helpful police detective ex-husband.

Stars: Debra Messing, Laz Alonso, Josh Lucas, Janina Gavankar

Votes: 6,919

10. The Closer (2005–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

Votes: 18,488

11. Life (I) (2007–2009)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years.

Stars: Damian Lewis, Sarah Shahi, Adam Arkin, Brent Sexton

Votes: 29,410

12. Out of Time (I) (2003)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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63 Metascore

A Florida police chief must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Mendes, Dean Cain

Votes: 45,781 | Gross: $40.91M

13. The Frozen Ground (2013)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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37 Metascore

An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.

Director: Scott Walker | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, John Cusack, Dean Norris

Votes: 43,770

14. Edge of Darkness (2010)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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55 Metascore

As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, Bojana Novakovic

Votes: 75,044 | Gross: $43.29M

15. In the Cut (2003)

R | 119 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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46 Metascore

New York writing professor, Frannie Avery, has an affair with a police detective who is investigating the murder of a beautiful young woman in her neighborhood.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Nuccio

Votes: 18,610 | Gross: $4.72M

16. Absolute Power (1997)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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52 Metascore

A career thief witnesses a horrific crime involving the U.S. President.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney

Votes: 39,448 | Gross: $50.01M

17. The First 48 (2004– )

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Reality-TV

8.3
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The series follows detectives during the hours immediately following a homicide.

Stars: Dion Graham, Caroline Mason, Tony Mullins, Fernando Bosch

Votes: 1,823

18. The Marine (2006)

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

4.7
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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.

Director: John Bonito | Stars: John Cena, Kelly Carlson, Robert Patrick, Anthony Ray Parker

Votes: 27,408 | Gross: $18.84M

19. Vexed (2010– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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Two Detectives Jack and Georgina who share chemistry but have complicated personal lives.

Stars: Toby Stephens, Ronny Jhutti, Roger Griffiths, Miranda Raison

Votes: 1,362

20. Texas Killing Fields (2011)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, History

5.7
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49 Metascore

In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.

Director: Ami Canaan Mann | Stars: Sam Worthington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jessica Chastain

Votes: 14,556 | Gross: $0.05M

21. D.O.A. (1950)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.4
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Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler, Beverly Garland

Votes: 7,931

22. The Factory (V) (2012)

R | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer.

Director: Morgan O'Neill | Stars: John Cusack, Dallas Roberts, Vincent Messina, Jennifer Carpenter

Votes: 8,006

23. In a Lonely Place (1950)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts...

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 16,768

24. Brainscan (1994)

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

6.1
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A teenager is part of an interactive video game where he kills innocent victims. Later, the murders become real.

Director: John Flynn | Stars: Edward Furlong, Frank Langella, T. Ryder Smith, Amy Hargreaves

Votes: 8,264 | Gross: $4.26M

25. Women's Murder Club (2007–2008)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A homicide detective, a medical examiner, a newspaper reporter and a young assistant district attorney work together to solve homicide investigations.

Stars: Angie Harmon, Laura Harris, Paula Newsome, Aubrey Dollar

Votes: 1,866

26. The Two Jakes (1990)

R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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56 Metascore

The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds Jake Gittes investigating adultery and murder... and the money that comes from oil.

Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe

Votes: 8,455 | Gross: $10.01M

27. Prime Suspect (2011–2012)

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

7.3
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About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.

Stars: Maria Bello, Brían F. O'Byrne, Kirk Acevedo, Peter Gerety

Votes: 3,255

28. Jack's Back (1988)

R | 97 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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A serial killer in Los Angeles celebrates Jack the Ripper's 100th birthday by committing similar murders and only one has a chance of stopping him.

Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: James Spader, Cynthia Gibb, Jim Haynie, Robert Picardo

Votes: 1,795 | Gross: $0.49M

29. Fear City (1984)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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Strippers in Manhattan are being stalked and maimed by a psycho-killer. A conflicted ex-boxer-turned-talent-manager and his business partner and friend, who represent some of the girls, set out to find him before he strikes again.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Tom Berenger, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Scalia, Melanie Griffith

Votes: 2,078

30. Electra Glide in Blue (1973)

PG | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Bored with his highway traffic duties, Arizona motorcycle patrolman John Wintergreen is assigned to Homicide where his polite investigative style irks his macho boss.

Director: James William Guercio | Stars: Robert Blake, Billy Green Bush, Mitchell Ryan, Jeannine Riley

Votes: 3,590

31. The Protector (2011)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Single mother Gloria Sheppard juggles her demanding personal and professional lives: raising two children while working as an LAPD homicide detective.

Stars: Ally Walker, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Miguel Ferrer, Chris Payne Gilbert

Votes: 472

32. Clean, Shaven (1993)

Unrated | 79 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Peter Winter is a young schizophrenic who is desperately trying to get his daughter back from her adoptive family. He attempts to function in a world that, for him, is filled with strange ... See full summary »

Director: Lodge Kerrigan | Stars: Peter Greene, Alice Levitt, Megan Owen, Jennifer MacDonald

Votes: 4,129

33. Red Herring (I) (2015)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

3.1
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A detective investigating his best friend uncovers an assassin hunting through Las Vegas's power elite.

Director: Ousa Khun | Stars: Holly Valance, Vincent Pastore, Corinna Harney, Stephanie McIntosh

Votes: 205

34. Homicidal (1961)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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The brutal stabbing murder of a justice-of-the-peace sparks an investigation of dark family secrets in a sleepy small town in Southern California.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Glenn Corbett, Patricia Breslin, Eugenie Leontovich, Alan Bunce

Votes: 1,932

35. Fallen Angels (2008)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Murder and trouble hits Veum when he meets up with classmates in the rock-band Camp, when he resumes contact with a former flame Rebecca, now wife of his buddy. A Varg Veum mystery by best-selling crime novel by Gunnar Staalesen. Staalesen.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Trond Espen Seim, Per Kjerstad, Bjørn Floberg, Pia Tjelta

Votes: 1,663

36. Miss Nobody (2010)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.

Director: Abram Cox | Stars: Leslie Bibb, Adam Goldberg, Kathy Baker, Missi Pyle

Votes: 1,540

37. Mujeres asesinas (2008– )

42 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Anthology series, spanning through three seasons, that deals with a woman or women who have to kill for a specific reason.

Stars: Rosa María Bianchi, Mauricio Castillo, Ricardo Franco, Wdeth Gabriel

Votes: 215

38. Partners (1982)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

5.0
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A straight police detective is unnerved when ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk, as a couple, to solve a series of murders in the gay community.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, John Hurt, Kenneth McMillan, Robyn Douglass

Votes: 851

39. Monster on the Campus (1958)

Unrated | 77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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The blood of a primitive fish exposed to gamma rays causes a benign research professor to regress to an ape-like, bloodthirsty prehistoric hominid.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Arthur Franz, Joanna Moore, Judson Pratt, Nancy Walters

Votes: 1,047

40. The Kennel Murder Case (1933)

73 min | Mystery

6.9
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Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: William Powell, Mary Astor, Eugene Pallette, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 1,930

41. The Silence (2010 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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An eighteen-year-old struggling to integrate into a hearing world following cochlear implantation witnesses the murder of a police officer. The subsequent investigation unravels a net of police corruption.

Stars: Genevieve Barr, Douglas Henshall, Dervla Kirwan, Harry Ferrier

Votes: 315

42. The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950)

81 min | Film-Noir, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A veteran homicide detective who has witnessed his socialite girlfriend kill her husband sees his inexperienced brother assigned to the case.

Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Jane Wyatt, John Dall, Lisa Howard

Votes: 695

43. Mystery Street (1950)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest, Bruce Bennett, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 1,764

44. Shattered (2010– )

44 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A smart and unconventional homicide detective with a chilling secret.

Stars: Callum Rennie, Brian Markinson, Camille Sullivan, Clé Bennett

Votes: 305

45. Blood Relatives (1978)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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Homicide detective Steve Carella is trying to solve the brutal murder of 17-year-old Muriel Stark. Her younger cousin Patricia, who saw the killer and barely escaped with her life, helps him. However, the case soon takes a bizarre turn.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Aude Landry, Lisa Langlois, Laurent Malet

Votes: 616

46. Nightmare (1956)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A New Orleans musician has a nightmare about killing a man in a strange house but he suspects that it really happened.

Director: Maxwell Shane | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy, Connie Russell, Virginia Christine

Votes: 505

47. Phobia (1980)

R | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

3.7
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A psychiatrist involved in a radical new therapy comes under suspicion when his patients are murdered, each according to their individual phobias.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Paul Michael Glaser, Susan Hogan, John Colicos, David Bolt

Votes: 305

48. Emmett's Mark (2002)

R | 104 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

6.1
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In order to avoid the debilitating effects of a terminal illness, a young detective orders a hit on himself.

Director: Keith Snyder | Stars: Scott Wolf, Tim Roth, Gabriel Byrne, Greg Wood

Votes: 1,616

49. Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)

Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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An ex-Nazi mad scientist uses radio-controlled atomic-powered zombies in his quest to help an exiled American gangster return to power.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Richard Denning, Angela Stevens, S. John Launer, Michael Granger

Votes: 771

50. Cover Me (1995)

R | 94 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

3.7
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A policewoman goes undercover as a model for an erotic magazine to help catch a serial killer who is preying on erotic models and strippers. FMV game Blue Heat: The Case of the Cover Girl Murders (1997) is based on the movie.

Director: Michael Schroeder | Stars: Rick Rossovich, Courtney Taylor, Paul Sorvino, Stephen Nichols

Votes: 185