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1. The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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57 Metascore

The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.

Director: Niki Caro | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Timothy Radford

Votes: 17,811 | Gross: $17.45M

2. Crash (I) (2004)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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69 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 380,869 | Gross: $54.58M

3. Toivon tuolla puolen (2017)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Kati Outinen, Dome Karukoski, Sherwan Haji

Votes: 4,296

4. The Transporter (2002)

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

6.8
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51 Metascore

Frank is hired to "transport" packages for unknown clients and has made a very good living doing so. But when asked to move a package that begins moving, complications arise.

Directors: Louis Leterrier, Corey Yuen | Stars: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze, François Berléand

Votes: 254,541 | Gross: $25.30M

5. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 71,383 | Gross: $15.80M

6. Premium Rush (2012)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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66 Metascore

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

Director: David Koepp | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Sean Kennedy

Votes: 100,716 | Gross: $20.28M

7. Sin Nombre (2009)

R | 96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.6
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77 Metascore

A Honduran young girl and a Mexican gangster are united in a journey across the American border.

Director: Cary Fukunaga | Stars: Paulina Gaitan, Marco Antonio Aguirre, Leonardo Alonso, Karla Cecilia Alvarado

Votes: 27,737 | Gross: $2.53M

8. Trade (I) (2007)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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42 Metascore

Adriana is a 13-year-old girl from Mexico City whose kidnapping by sex traffickers sets in motion a desperate mission by her 17-year-old brother, Jorge, to save her. Trapped and terrified ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner | Stars: Kevin Kline, Kathleen Gati, Paulina Gaitan, Cesar Ramos

Votes: 15,538 | Gross: $0.21M

9. Cartel Land (2015)

R | 100 min | Documentary

7.4
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76 Metascore

Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Tim Nailer Foley, José Manuel 'El Doctor' Mireles, Paco Valencia, Chaneque

Votes: 14,811 | Gross: $0.70M

10. Frozen River (2008)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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82 Metascore

Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Here, the lure of fast money from smuggling ... See full summary »

Director: Courtney Hunt | Stars: Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott, Michael O'Keefe

Votes: 22,624 | Gross: $2.51M

11. Out in the Dark (2012)

96 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.5
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69 Metascore

A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sides of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli lawyer.

Director: Michael Mayer | Stars: Nicholas Jacob, Michael Aloni, Jameel Khoury, Alon Pdut

Votes: 5,693

12. Barbara (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.2
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86 Metascore

A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital.

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Rainer Bock, Christina Hecke

Votes: 10,357

13. The Girl (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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54 Metascore

A young Texan mother who loses her child to foster care begins smuggling Mexicans across the border.

Director: David Riker | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rivas, Austin West, Annalee Jefferies

Votes: 1,042

14. Addio zio Tom (1971)

Unrated | 123 min | Drama

6.9
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Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.

Directors: Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi, Cicely Browne, Lewis E. Ciannelli

Votes: 1,108

15. The War Boys (2009)

Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Three young vigilantes huddle on la linea ready to chase illegals back across the border into Mexico... but they soon learn that there are borderlines deep within each one of them that each of them has to cross.

Director: Ron Daniels | Stars: Victor Rasuk, Brian J. Smith, Benjamin Walker, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 1,366

16. Border Cop (1980)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

4.6
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US Border Patrol agent Frank Cooper is keeping a fine balance between doing his duty and empathizing with illegal Mexican border jumpers in 1970s California.

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: Telly Savalas, Danny De La Paz, Eddie Albert, Michael V. Gazzo

Votes: 228

17. Freight (2010)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.2
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A Russian gang in the UK traffic Eastern Europeans then enslave them, the women to sex, the men to illegal fights. They cross a local businessman and a war escalates.

Director: Stuart St. Paul | Stars: Billy Murray, Craig Fairbrass, Laura Aikman, Sam Kennard

Votes: 665

18. Før snøen faller (2013)

96 min | Drama

7.2
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BEFORE SNOWFALL is a road movie that becomes an odyssey from East to West for young Siyar, a village-boy from Iraqi-Kurdistan. His journey begins when his older sister, Nermin, flees her ... See full summary »

Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Abdullah Taher, Suzan Ilir, Bahar Ozen, Ava Abdulsattar

Votes: 424

19. Da se (1980)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Illegal immigrants from mainland China are smuggled into Hong Kong. They are captured by a gang, then raped, tortured, and murdered.

Director: Tun Fei Mou | Stars: Hung Yen, Feng Chi, Ming Chen, Shen Chan

Votes: 210

20. Judith (1966)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, War

5.7
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Beautiful woman who survived concentration camp goes to Israel in 1948 to track down Nazi husband who betrayed her.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Sophia Loren, Peter Finch, Jack Hawkins, Hans Verner

Votes: 240

21. Stopping Traffic (2017)

79 min | Documentary

8.9
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Stopping Traffic explores the pervasive reach of sex trafficking, especially of children in the U.S. and worldwide. Through commentary by victims and activists and investigations into ... See full summary »

Director: Sadhvi Siddhali Shree | Stars: Susanne Dietzel, Carolina Douthit, Cecilia Flores-Oebanda, Mario Garfias

Votes: 16

22. True North (II) (2006)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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The crew of a bankrupt Scottish trawler turn to smuggling illegal immigrants over the stormy waters of the North Sea.

Director: Steve Hudson | Stars: Peter Mullan, Martin Compston, Gary Lewis, Steven Robertson

Votes: 911

23. Illegal (2010)

R | 107 min | Drama

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Tells the stories of a group of people in Ciudad de Juarez with one thing in common: they are all looking for a better life for them and their families. For many, that better life waits just a short walk away in the United States.

Director: Ric Dupont | Stars: Shirley Rumierk, Luis Bordonada, Omar Leyva, Art LaFleur

Votes: 56

24. Tae-poong (2005)

R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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46 Metascore

A modern-day pirate plans a massive attack on North and South Korea.

Director: Kyung-taek Kwak | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Jung-jae Lee, Mi-yeon Lee, David Lee McInnis

Votes: 1,120 | Gross: $0.14M

25. Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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In 19th century San Francisco's Chinatown, American adventurer Gilbert De Quincey is saving slave girls owned by the Chinese Tong factions.

Director: Albert Zugsmith | Stars: Vincent Price, Linda Ho, Richard Loo, June Kyoto Lu

Votes: 428

26. Borderline Coyotes (2012– )

22 min | Action, Crime

7.6
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Three brothers work as Coyotes for the biggest Mob Boss in Los Angeles. This pack of Coyotes specializes in human smuggling. They bring people across the United States border from Mexico ... See full summary »

Stars: Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez, Max Decker, Franco Vega, Janelle Froehlich

Votes: 25

27. Daughter of Shanghai (1937)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Chinese-American woman tries to expose illegal alien smuggling ring.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Anna May Wong, Charles Bickford, Buster Crabbe, Cecil Cunningham

Votes: 151

28. Wetbacks (1956)

Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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About to lose his sole possession, his boat, for lack of payments, ex- Coast Guardsman Jim Benson takes a gamble on a fishing charter and removes the boat from the dock despite a sheriff's ... See full summary »

Director: Hank McCune | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Nancy Gates, Barton MacLane, John Hoyt

Votes: 31

29. Human Cargo (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Bonnie Brewster and Packy Campbell are rival reporters who board a ship in Vancouver to go after a smuggling ring which brings in illegal aliens.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Claire Trevor, Brian Donlevy, Alan Dinehart, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 36

30. King of the Coral Sea (1954)

Approved | 85 min | Adventure, Crime

7.8
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Ted King, aided by Jack Janiero, is in charge of a company owned by Peter Merriman, reputed playboy, which he inherited from his father. Merriman decides to have a look at the company which... See full summary »

Director: Lee Robinson | Stars: Chips Rafferty, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Ilma Adey, Rod Taylor

Votes: 18

31. Madame B., histoire d'une Nord-Coréenne (2016)

71 min | Documentary, Drama

6.5
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Portrait of Mrs. B., a tough charismatic North Korean woman who smuggles between North Korea, China and South Korea. With the money she gets, she plans to reunite with her two North Korean sons after years of separation.

Director: Jero Yun

Votes: 25

32. The Secrets of Wu Sin (1932)

65 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

5.8
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A murder mystery about the smuggling of illegal Chinese aliens into America through Chinatown.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Lois Wilson, Grant Withers, Dorothy Revier, Robert Warwick

Votes: 13

33. Daughter of the Tong (1939)

Approved | 56 min | Crime, Thriller

4.9
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A detective matches wits with the female leader of an Oriental crime ring.

Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Evelyn Brent, Grant Withers, Dorothy Short, Dave O'Brien

Votes: 115

34. Public Enemies (1941)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Bill Raymond, a hotshot newspaper reporter will all the trappings, is following a story about and looking for the leaders of an alien smuggling gang. Along the way he gets the aid of a ... See full summary »

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Wendy Barrie, Phillip Terry, Edgar Kennedy, William Frawley

Votes: 19

35. Yellow Cargo (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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An investigator looks into the activities of a movie producer he believes is involved in smuggling Asians into the U.S.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Eleanor Hunt, Vince Barnett, Jack La Rue

Votes: 44

36. The Dead Sleep Easy (2007)

90 min | Action, Drama, Western

4.6
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A Mexican wrestler entangled with the mob seeks revenge after a group of Mexican migrants are massacred in a human smuggling ring.

Director: Lee Demarbre | Stars: Vampiro, Ana Sidel, Martin Kove, Phil Caracas

Votes: 47

37. Shadows of the Orient (1935)

Passed | 69 min | Action, Drama, Romance

4.8
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A classic "B" featurette about "smugglin' in Chinamen for $300 a load"

Director: Burt P. Lynwood | Stars: Esther Ralston, Regis Toomey, J. Farrell MacDonald, Oscar Apfel

Votes: 56

38. Forged Passport (1939)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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Dan Frazier is a U. S. Border Patrolman on the California-Mexico border whose hot temper and ready-fists keep him in trouble, both of which indirectly lead to the death of a fellow trooper.... See full summary »

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Paul Kelly, June Lang, Lyle Talbot, Billy Gilbert

39. Silent Cargo (2011)

Short, Thriller

7.7
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12 Illegal immigrants are smuggled across the ocean in a shipping container. Trapped in the container 3 weeks longer than expected, most have died leaving only 4 survivors with diminishing ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Azimov | Stars: Ellen Wong, Saad Siddiqui, Ronica Sajnani, Supinder Wraich

Votes: 22

40. Hair-Trigger Casey (1936)

Approved | 59 min | Animation, Action, Crime

4.5
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After having been gone for some time, a cowboy comes home to his ranch to find himself up against a gang involved in smuggling Chinese into the country.

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Jack Perrin, Starlight the Horse, Betty Mack, Ed Cassidy

Votes: 20

41. Motor Madness (1937)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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After winning a qualifying trial for a big speed-boat race in Santa Monica, California, Joe Dunn is offered a bribe, by gamblers, not to take part in the race and is so incensed that he ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Joseph Allen, Rosalind Keith, J.M. Kerrigan, Marc Lawrence

42. Camión de Carga (2007)

9 min | Short, Drama

8.1
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An ill Central American single mother risks her life in order to give her son a stable future in the United States.

Director: Juan Sebastian Jacome | Stars: Dolores Maldonado, Kevin Martínez, Antonio Barrera, Margarita Barrera

Votes: 27

43. PSA: This Must Be Stopped Part 2 (2011)

Short, Drama

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Director: Jimmy Alioto | Stars: Aria London, Lindsay McGrail, Christina Ros

44. Ridin' Law (1930)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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Remade in 1939 by Harry S. Webb as "Riders of the Sage" with Bob Steele, Claire Rochelle and Carleton Young taking the roles played here, with the role names changed, by Jack Perrin, Renee ... See full summary »

Director: Harry S. Webb | Stars: Jack Perrin, Starlight the Horse, Renee Borden, Yakima Canutt

45. The Son of Sontag (1925)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Jack Sontag, son of a western pioneer, bids goodbye to his fiancée, Beatrice Dale, as she departs for college back east. Jack resumes his pursuit after a gang of smugglers and kidnappers, ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hurst | Stars: Jack Mower, Alma Rayford

46. It Happened Out West (1923)

Passed | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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The foreman of a cattle-ranch located on the Texas-Mexico border is the leader of a gang of alien-smugglers bringing Chinese immigrants illegally into the United States. An under-cover Texas Ranger is sent to investigate.

Stars: Franklyn Farnum, Shorty Hamilton, Virginia Lee, Al Hart

47. Republic of Doyle (2010– )
Episode: Bon Cop, Bueno Cop (2013)

43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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In the explosive season premiere, the Doyles and Leslie finally find out where Jake has been all this time ? but he?s brought some trouble back with him; Tinny oversteps her professional ... See full summary »

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Allan Hawco, Sean McGinley, Krystin Pellerin, Lynda Boyd

Votes: 31

48. Night Visions (2001– )
Episode: Cargo/Switch (2002)

Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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The new cargo officer becomes too emphatic towards the plight of a group of mysterious Eastern-European stowaways. / A woman suffering from multiple personality disorder enters her mind to defeat her other personalities.

Directors: Tobe Hooper, Jefery Levy | Stars: John Cuthbert, Johnny Cuthbert, Micah Gardener, Cameron Gilley

Votes: 51

49. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Coyote Lovely (2013)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.6
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The Isis crew heads to the Mexican border to save a coyote, but Archer and Lana soon find themselves being smuggled over the border with an immigrant family.

Directors: Bryan Fordney, Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 680

50. Terry and the Pirates (1952– )
Episode: Deadly Species

26 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

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Director: Lew Landers | Stars: John Baer, Gloria Saunders, Jack Reitzen, Gregory Gaye