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1. Castle (2009–2016)

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

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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.

Creator: Andrew W. Marlowe | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas

Votes: 118,868

2. Vera (2011– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.

Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison, David Leon, Riley Jones

Votes: 3,155

3. Manhunter (1986)

R | 119 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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78 Metascore

Former FBI profiler Will Graham returns to service to pursue a deranged serial murderer named "the Tooth Fairy" by the media.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

Votes: 49,755 | Gross: $8.62M

4. Murder by Numbers (2002)

R | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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50 Metascore

Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.

Writer: Tony Gayton | Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Ben Chaplin, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt

Votes: 43,454 | Gross: $31.87M

5. A Soldier's Story (1984)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.

Writer: Charles Fuller | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier

Votes: 6,594 | Gross: $22.10M

6. Twisted (I) (2004)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.2
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26 Metascore

Jessica, whose father killed her mother and committed suicide, is a police officer. While investigating a murder, she finds herself in the center of her own investigation, when her former lovers start being murdered.

Writer: Sarah Thorp | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Ashley Judd, Samuel L. Jackson, Andy Garcia, David Strathairn

Votes: 16,992 | Gross: $25.20M

7. Blood Work (2002)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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64 Metascore

Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.

Writers: Michael Connelly, Brian Helgeland | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Daniels, Anjelica Huston, Wanda De Jesus

Votes: 34,279 | Gross: $26.20M

8. 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.

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

Votes: 14,549 | Gross: $0.05M

9. The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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In an abandoned house in Poughkeepsie, New York murder investigators uncover hundreds of tapes showing decades of a serial killer's work.

Writers: Drew Dowdle, John Erick Dowdle | Director: John Erick Dowdle | Stars: Stacy Chbosky, Ben Messmer, Samantha Robson, Ivar Brogger

Votes: 9,119

10. WPC 56 (2013– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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The daily challenges facing the first Woman Police Constable to join a West Midlands force in the 1950s, where sexism, chauvinism and petty grudges are rife.

Creator: Dominique Moloney | Stars: Charles De'Ath, John Bowler, Jennie Jacques, Mark Healy

Votes: 422

11. The F.B.I. Files (1998–2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.1
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The FBI Files is an American television docudrama series. Each episode describes actual FBI cases ranging from murder, narcotics, bank robberies, kidnappings etc. Dramatic reenactment and ... See full summary »

Stars: James Kallstrom, Anthony D. Call, Bob Featherer, Susan Rae

Votes: 509

12. Nightmare Next Door (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

7.1
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Tells the tales of mysterious murders that rocked small-town America.

Stars: Greg Diefenbach, James Davenjay, Dorian Lough, Tom Gambrill

Votes: 433

13. Cold Justice (2013– )

60 min | Crime, Reality-TV

7.8
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Follows former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and crime scene investigator Yolanda McClary as they crack cold cases.

Stars: Kelly Siegler, Yolanda McClary, Alan Brown, Steve Spingola

Votes: 763

14. The Lady in Red Kills Seven Times (1972)

PG | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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When two sisters inherit their family castle, a string of murders committed by a mysterious dark haired woman in a red cloak decimates their circle of friends. Is the killer their ancestor,... See full summary »

Writers: Fabio Pittorru, Emilio Miraglia | Director: Emilio Miraglia | Stars: Barbara Bouchet, Ugo Pagliai, Marina Malfatti, Marino Masé

Votes: 911

15. The First Power (1990)

R | 98 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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A killer is given the gas chamber after committing several demonic murders. His spirit is released and given power by the Devil. Now the cop that caught him before must find a way to do it ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Resnikoff | Director: Robert Resnikoff | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Tracy Griffith, Jeff Kober, Mykelti Williamson

Votes: 2,579 | Gross: $22.42M

16. Solved (2008– )

43 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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Stars: Kathleen Garrett, Skoti Collins, David Hill, Dion Graham

Votes: 179

17. Power, Privilege & Justice (2002– )

Documentary, Crime

8.2
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An arrogant show host details alleged crimes with a sarcastic and all knowing style.

Stars: Dominick Dunne, Len Cariou, J.H. Kurtz, Linda Deutsch

Votes: 119

18. Crime Stories (1998– )

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Crime Stories chronicles some of the most intriguing crimes in history. This investigative series takes the viewers behind the scenes, revealing what occurred, introducing the people ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Courage, Richard Belzer, James Naughton, Dan Savoie

Votes: 56

19. Corrupt Crimes (2015– )

Crime

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Corrupt Crimes investigates recent crime stories in complete detail, with expert analysis and dramatic storytelling. Cases include crimes of passion, espionage, treason, insider trading, government corruption, murder and conspiracies.

Stars: Cornell Womack, Tom Ohmer, Tim Clemente

Votes: 7

20. Serial Killers (2006– )

Documentary, Crime

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Stars: Tim Pigott-Smith, Gregg McCrary, Franc Violi, Aldo Innocenti

Votes: 88

21. Martial Law (1990 Video)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime

4.1
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An undercover cop teams up with a martial-arts expert to stop a gang of drug smugglers and car thieves.

Writer: Richard Brandes | Director: Steve Cohen | Stars: Chad McQueen, Cynthia Rothrock, David Carradine, Andy McCutcheon

Votes: 537

22. FBI: Criminal Pursuit (2011– )

Documentary, Crime

7.9
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FBI: Criminal Pursuit is a groundbreaking series that takes the audience inside the 21st Century FBI. The FBI is the most sophisticated law enforcement agency in the world ... pursuing the most dangerous criminals.

Stars: Bray Poor, John S. Howell Sr., Kristine Cornils, Terry McConnaughey

Votes: 151

23. 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.

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

Votes: 185

24. Priest of Evil (2010)

106 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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Detective Sergeant Timo Harjunpää of the Helsinki Violent Crimes Unit is an honest and conscientious cop;one of the city's very best;who loses his daughter in tragic circumstances. ... See full summary »

Writers: Matti Yrjänä Joensuu, Leo Viirret | Director: Olli Saarela | Stars: Peter Franzén, Irina Björklund, Sampo Sarkola, Jenni Banerjee

Votes: 1,341

25. The Unsuspected (1947)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

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The secretary of an affably suave radio mystery host mysteriously commits suicide after his wealthy young niece disappears.

Writers: Charlotte Armstrong, Bess Meredyth, Ranald MacDougall | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Claude Rains, Joan Caulfield, Audrey Totter, Constance Bennett

Votes: 1,567

26. This Is the Zodiac Speaking (2008 Video)

102 min | Documentary, Crime

7.2
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Director: David Prior | Stars: Pierre Bidou, Russell T. Butterbach, Les Lundblad, Richard Hoffman

Votes: 128

27. Cutthroat Alley (2003)

R | 95 min | Horror

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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: 303

28. The Glass Alibi (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Joe Eykner (Douglas Fowley), an opportunistic newspaper reporter, persuades wealthy, Santa Monica widow Linda Vale (Maris Wrixon), to marry him. He and his girlfriend, Belle Martin (Anne ... See full summary »

Writer: Mindret Lord | Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Paul Kelly, Douglas Fowley, Anne Gwynne, Maris Wrixon

Votes: 30

29. The Real NCIS (2009– )

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

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These are documentaries recounting the work of Local Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs)and actual NCIS Special Agents as they track down criminals guilty of attacks against Naval personnel, ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bane, Raiko Bowman, Leah Bush, Juan Eloy Carrera

Votes: 11

30. Eyes of the Detective (2001 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Crime

8.4
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Director: Teresa Hunt | Stars: Albert Kirby, Alan Williams, Denise Fergus, Sue Kirby

Votes: 10

31. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: An Exercise in Fatality (1974)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A health club owner murders one of his franchisees; Lt. Columbo is on the case.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Peter Falk, Robert Conrad, Gretchen Corbett, Pat Harrington Jr.

Votes: 1,139

32. Jane the Virgin (2014– )
Episode: Chapter Six (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy

8.5
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Jane and Rogelio begin to grow closer until she meets his mean twin teenage stepdaughters, who are determined to make her life miserable. Rogelio insists Xo uses his band for her big ... See full summary »

Creator: Jennie Snyder Urman | Director: Jann Turner | Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas, Justin Baldoni

Votes: 216

33. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Columbo Cries Wolf (1990)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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When the business-savvy publisher of a "Playboy"-type men's magazine wants to sell her stock to a Rupert Murdoch-like media tycoon, she apparently disappears on a London-bound flight.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Peter Falk, Ian Buchanan, Rebecca Staab, Alan Scarfe

Votes: 940

34. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Dancing in the Dark (2004)

94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Frost must deal with a corpse found in a recycling dump and a smuggling ring of white slavers specializing in young Polish girls.

Writers: R.D. Wingfield, Christopher Blake | Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Nicholas Burns, John Lyons

Votes: 104

35. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Death and Dust (2007)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Barnaby and Jones are called to investigate a series of murders involving a pair of feuding families.

Writers: Douglas Watkinson, Caroline Graham | Director: Sarah Hellings | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 218

36. Alleyn Mysteries (1990–1994)
Episode: Death at the Bar (1993)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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During a display of dart throwing in a Cornish pub a man's hand is impaled by a dart, and he dies shortly afterward from cyanide although no one can explain how.

Writers: Alfred Shaughnessy, Ngaio Marsh | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Patrick Malahide, William Simons, Alan Gilchrist, Paul Brooke

Votes: 46

37. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Double Shock (1973)

Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A smarmy TV chef and his identical twin brother, a rigidly proper banker, are suspects in the electrocution of their rich uncle.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Peter Falk, Martin Landau, Jeanette Nolan, Tim O'Connor

Votes: 1,150

38. Jack the Ripper (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1988)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Writers: Derek Marlowe, David Wickes | Director: David Wickes | Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

Votes: 24

39. Jack the Ripper (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1988)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Writers: Derek Marlowe, David Wickes | Director: David Wickes | Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

Votes: 23

40. Above Suspicion: Deadly Intent (2011)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2011)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Whilst Roache admits to shooting Frank in a panic he denies killing Danny. Middle-class drop-out and user Julian D'Anton's prints are on Danny's car though Langton considers him too ... See full summary »

Writers: Noel Farragher, Lynda La Plante | Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Kelly Reilly, Ciarán Hinds, Shaun Dingwall, Celyn Jones

Votes: 25

41. Follow the Sun (1961–1962)
Episode: Journey Into Darkness (1961)

60 min | Adventure

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A beautiful widow who is being blackmailed is shot, but refuses to tell the police who her assailant was. Ben Gregory is determined to get the woman's story.

Writers: E.M. Parsons, Roy Huggins | Director: Gilbert Kay | Stars: Barry Coe, Brett Halsey, Gigi Perreau, Gary Lockwood

42. Lee Martin's The Midnight Hour (2008– )
Episode: Now That Mommy's Gone (2015)

30 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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The widow of a fanatical cult leader is killed in a staged "suicide." Soon after, members of her family begin to meet death in "accidents" which point to a possible perpetrator; or do they?

Writer: Lee Martin | Director: Lee Martin | Star: Lee Martin

43. Biography (1987– )
Episode: The Green River Killer (2003)

Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Jack Levin, Nancy Bartley, Dave Reichert, Neal Otey

Votes: 46

44. Investigating History (2003– )
Episode: The JFK Assassination (2004)

44 min | Documentary, History

5.1
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Stars: Bill Kurtis, Michael Baden, Robert Grossman, John K. Lattimer

Votes: 9

45. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)
Episode: The Mind Has Mountains (2011)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The ethics of a questionable drug on the Oxford campus of anti-depressants calls into account the questionable judgment of a psychiatry professor.

Writers: Colin Dexter, Patrick Harbinson | Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: Douglas Henshall, Jack Roth, Nichola Burley, Florence Brudenell-Bruce

Votes: 228

46. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: The Most Crucial Game (1972)

Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The manager of a football team murders its callow owner, making it look as if the young man had had an accident in his swimming pool. Lt. Columbo is on the case.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Peter Falk, Robert Culp, Dean Jagger, James Gregory

Votes: 1,163

47. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: They Seek Him Here (2007)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A film about the French Revolution is made in Midsomer. People lose their head in the guillotine, and it's not a film trick.

Writers: Barry Purchese, Caroline Graham | Director: Sarah Hellings | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson

Votes: 221

48. Dispatches (1987– )
Episode: Unforgiven: The Boys Who Murdered James Bulger (2001)

41 min | Documentary

7.6
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The documentary covers the outcry from the population after hearing about the release of the two boys who killed 2 year-old James Bulger in 1993. Presenting the protests against their ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry Troyna | Stars: Deborah Davies, Denise Fergus, Alan Williams, Phil Roberts

Votes: 17