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1. Revenge (2011– )

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Active

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The daughter of a framed executive makes it her mission to infiltrate upper Hamptons society and exact revenge on the people who set her father up.

Creator: Mike Kelley | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann, Nick Wechsler

2. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Writers: Stephen King, Frank Darabont | Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

3. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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45 Metascore

Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.

Writers: Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert, Tim Powers | Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush

4. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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81 Metascore

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

Writers: Eduardo Sacheri, Juan José Campanella | Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

5. Life (I) (1999)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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63 Metascore

The story of two criminals (Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence) who discover the value of life after being sentenced to life imprisonment.

Writers: Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone | Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatundé, Nick Cassavetes

6. Midnight Express (1978)

R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

Writers: Billy Hayes, William Hoffer, Oliver Stone | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli

7. Undisputed (2002)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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58 Metascore

When heavyweight champion George 'Iceman' Chambers lands in prison, the resident gangster arranges a boxing match with the reigning prison champ.

Writers: David Giler, Walter Hill | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Ving Rhames, Peter Falk, Michael Rooker

8. A Cry in the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

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A mother, whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in outback Northern Territory, Australia, fights to prove her innocence.

Writers: John Bryson, Robert Caswell, Fred Schepisi | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

9. Paradise Now (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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71 Metascore

Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.

Writers: Hany Abu-Assad, Bero Beyer | Director: Hany Abu-Assad | Stars: Kais Nashif, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal, Hamza Abu-Aiaash

10. The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

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64 Metascore

A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.

Writer: Nicholas Shakespeare | Director: John Malkovich | Stars: Javier Bardem, Laura Morante, Juan Diego Botto, Elvira Mínguez

11. Countess Dracula (1971)

PG | 93 min | Horror

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In medieval Europe aging Countess Elisabeth rules harshly with the help of lover Captain Dobi. Finding that washing in the blood of young girls makes her young again she gets Dobi to start ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremy Paul, Alexander Paal, Peter Sasdy, Gabriel Ronay | Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Ingrid Pitt, Nigel Green, Sandor Elès, Maurice Denham

12. The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

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In Spain, Leon is born on Christmas day to a mute servant girl who was raped by a beggar. His mother dies giving birth and he is looked after by Don Alfredo. As a child Leon becomes a ... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Hinds, Guy Endore | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Clifford Evans, Oliver Reed, Yvonne Romain, Catherine Feller

13. Terra Nova (2008)

119 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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Writer: Arif Aliev | Director: Aleksandr Melnik | Stars: Konstantin Lavronenko, Andrey Feskov, Marat Basharov, Pavel Sborshchikov

14. Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine (2014)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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MATT SHEPARD IS A FRIEND OF MINE is a film about the Matthew Shepard behind the headlines. An honest and intimate portrait of Matt as he is remembered by those who knew him, it is the story... See full summary »

Writer: Michele Josue | Director: Michele Josue

15. Lea (1996)

100 min | Drama, Romance

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51-year-old Herbert Strehlow, a furniture restorer, falls in love with 21-year-old Lea, who has not spoken a word since childhood when her father killed her mother. She bears a striking ... See full summary »

Writers: Ivan Fíla, Lubomír Feldek | Director: Ivan Fíla | Stars: Lenka Vlasáková, Christian Redl, Hanna Schygulla, Miroslav Donutil

16. Silent Scream (1990)

85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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Writers: Bill Beech, Jane Beech | Director: David Hayman | Stars: Iain Glen, Andrew Barr, Kenneth Glenaan, Steve Hotchkiss

17. Kadachit (2007)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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The relationship between Gayatri and her father, whom she accused of killing her mother. 20 years later, she feels that he might be innocent.

Writers: Girish Joshi, Prashant Dalvi | Director: Chandrakant Kulkarni | Stars: Ashwini Bhave, Sachin Khedekar, Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Tushar Dalvi

18. Kalapani (1958)

164 min | Crime, Musical, Romance

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Based on A.J.Cronin's 'Beyond This Place', this movie narrates the story of an untiring crusade for justice. A young man, learning about his father's wrongful implication in a ... See full summary »

Writers: A.J. Cronin, G.R. Kamath, Anand Pal, Bhappi Sonie | Director: Raj Khosla | Stars: Dev Anand, Madhubala, Nalini Jaywant, Agha

19. Chauraha (1994)

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Amar a 12 yr old orphan works in a hotel and at night, studies at Masterjis school Kalinath a pimp murders one of his customers and the innocent Amar is convicted instead of Kalinath. After... See full summary »

Writers: Tahir Khan, Javed Siddiqui | Director: Sadaqat Hussein | Stars: Jeetendra, Jackie Shroff, Jayapradha, Ashwini Bhave

20. Oru Kaidhiyin Diary (1984)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

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David is a serious fan of a politician. But the politician is a fraud, On seeing Mary, David's wife, he devises a plan.He sends David onto jail and in the meantime rapes Mary.When David ... See full summary »

Creator: G.M. Kumar | Director: Bharathi Rajaa | Stars: Kamal Hassan, Janagaraj, Radha, Revathy

21. Behind Stone Walls (1932)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Esther Clay, wife of District Attorney John Clay and mother of attorney Bob Clay, is having an affair with Jack Keene. Scorned by him Esther kills Jack. Bob comes to her defense and ... See full summary »

Writer: George B. Seitz | Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Edward J. Nugent, Priscilla Dean, Ann Christy, Robert Elliott

22. Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story (2011)

145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Tondo. The Ancient Gangland. Year 1950. Gang wars were in. Violence was the name of the game. Gangsters carried Thompsons and grease guns in a bayong... See full synopsis »

Writers: Roy Iglesias, Rey Ventura | Director: Tikoy Aguiluz | Stars: Jorge Estregan, Roi Vinzon, Danny Labra, Eddie Tuazon

23. Nadzór (1985)

118 min | Drama

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A story of a young woman arrested by police on the day of her wedding for embezzlement, and promptly sentenced to life. She is already pregnant and has her baby in prison. Immediately after... See full summary »

Writer: Wieslaw Saniewski | Director: Wieslaw Saniewski | Stars: Ewa Blaszczyk, Teresa Sawicka, Grazyna Szapolowska, Gabriela Kownacka

24. Blatnoi Mir - Thieves' World (2001)

Documentary

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Writer: Jouni Hiltunen | Director: Jouni Hiltunen

25. Elevator (I) (2007)

19 min | Short, Drama

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Two men are stuck in an elevator. One thinks he is going up and the other thinks he is going down. For each, the elevator is on an endless trip in his direction until they question the reasons that led them to meet each other.

Writer: Aliocha | Director: Aliocha | Stars: John B. McCann, Joseph Raven

26. A l'ombre de la république (2011)

100 min | Documentary

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Directors: Stéphane Mercurio, Edie Laconi | Stars: Marine Calazel, Jean-Marie Delarue, Xavier Dupont, Lucie Montoy

27. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Escape Clause (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

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A hypochondriac man sells his soul to the devil, exchanging it for one million years of immortality.

Creator: Rod Serling | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Rod Serling, David Wayne, Thomas Gomez, Virginia Christine