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1. The Godfather (1972)

R | 175 min | Crime, Drama

9.2
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100 Metascore

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Writers: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

2. Gladiator (2000)

R | 155 min | Action, Drama

8.5
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64 Metascore

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

Writers: David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

3. The Usual Suspects (1995)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.7
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77 Metascore

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup.

Writer: Christopher McQuarrie | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin

4. Changeling (2008)

R | 141 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.8
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63 Metascore

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

5. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

PG-13 | 175 min | Western

8.6
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80 Metascore

Epic story of a mysterious stranger with a harmonica who joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

Writers: Sergio Leone, Sergio Donati, Dario Argento, Bernardo Bertolucci, Mickey Knox | Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

6. Road to Perdition (2002)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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72 Metascore

Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living.

Writers: Max Allan Collins, Richard Piers Rayner, David Self | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Liam Aiken

7. Animal Kingdom (2010)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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83 Metascore

A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.

Writer: David Michôd | Director: David Michôd | Stars: James Frecheville, Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Bryce Lindemann

8. Ran (1985)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama, War

8.3
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90 Metascore

An elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him.

Writers: Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide, William Shakespeare | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

9. High Tension (2003)

NC-17 | 91 min | Horror

6.9
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42 Metascore

Two college friends, Marie and Alexa, encounter loads of trouble (and blood) while on vacation at Alexa's parents' country home when a mysterious killer invades their quiet getaway.

Writers: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur | Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Cécile De France, Maïwenn, Philippe Nahon, Franck Khalfoun

10. In the Valley of Elah (2007)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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65 Metascore

A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Mark Boal | Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Jonathan Tucker, Jason Patric

11. In Cold Blood (1967)

R | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.0
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89 Metascore

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Writers: Truman Capote, Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

12. The Crow: City of Angels (1996)

R | 84 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

4.5
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Many years after the first film, the spirit of the Crow resurrects another man seeking revenge for the murder of his son.

Writers: James O'Barr, David S. Goyer | Director: Tim Pope | Stars: Vincent Perez, Mia Kirshner, Richard Brooks, Iggy Pop

13. The United States of Leland (2003)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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37 Metascore

Tells the story of a young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.

Writer: Matthew Ryan Hoge | Director: Matthew Ryan Hoge | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Don Cheadle, Kevin Spacey, Chris Klein

14. American Me (1992)

R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

Writers: Floyd Mutrux, Desmond Nakano | Director: Edward James Olmos | Stars: Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Sal Lopez, Vira Montes

15. Beowulf (1999)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

3.9
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A sci-fi update of the famous 6th Century poem. In a beseiged land, Beowulf must battle against the hideous creature Grendel and his vengeance seeking mother.

Writers: Anonymous, Mark Leahy, David Chappe | Director: Graham Baker | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Rhona Mitra, Oliver Cotton, Götz Otto

16. A Dry White Season (1989)

R | 97 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.9
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Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardener's son is brutally beaten up by the police ... See full summary »

Writers: André P. Brink, Colin Welland, Euzhan Palcy | Director: Euzhan Palcy | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

17. The Outsider (2002 TV Movie)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.9
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A western love story revolving around the forbidden love between a young widow from a Mennonite-like religious group and a cold-blooded gunslinger whom she takes into her home after he is wounded.

Writers: Penelope Williamson, Jenny Wingfield | Director: Randa Haines | Stars: Tim Daly, Naomi Watts, Keith Carradine, David Carradine

18. Bless the Beasts & Children (1971)

GP | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A group of social misfits band together and run away from summer camp. Along the way, they take up a crusade to save penned in buffaloes from a rifle club's slaughter.

Writers: Glendon Swarthout, Mac Benoff | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Bill Mumy, Barry Robins, Miles Chapin, Darel Glaser

19. Khartoum (1966)

Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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After an Egyptian army, commanded by British officers, is destroyed in a battle in the Sudan in the 1880's, the British government is in a quandary. It does not want to commit a British ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Ardrey | Directors: Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon | Stars: Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson

20. The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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As the police search for a missing pregnant woman, new evidence emerges that throws suspicion on her seemingly devoted husband.

Writer: Dave Erickson | Director: Roger Young | Stars: Dean Cain, Sarah Brown, G.W. Bailey, Cindy Hogan

21. White Noise 2: The Light (2007)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.8
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Following the loss of his family, a man attempts suicide only to discover upon waking that he can identify people who are about to die

Writer: Matt Venne | Director: Patrick Lussier | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Katee Sackhoff, Craig Fairbrass, Adrian Holmes

22. Our Children (2012)

111 min | Drama

6.7
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79 Metascore

Like millions of other couples, Mounir and Murielle fall in love. Like millions of other couples, Mounir and Murielle have children. But unlike them, they accept to give up their autonomy ... See full summary »

Writers: Matthieu Reynaert, Thomas Bidegain, Joachim Lafosse | Director: Joachim Lafosse | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Claire Bodson, Niels Arestrup, Tahar Rahim

23. The Son (2002)

103 min | Drama, Mystery

7.6
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86 Metascore

A joinery instructor at a rehab center refuses to take a new teen as his apprentice, but then begins to follow the boy through the hallways and streets.

Writers: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Morgan Marinne, Isabella Soupart, Nassim Hassaïni

24. In Cold Blood (1996 TV Movie)

240 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.3
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At the end of the 1950s, in a more innocent America, the brutal, meaningless slaying of a Midwestern family horrified the nation. This film is based on Truman Capote's hauntingly detailed, ... See full summary »

Writers: Truman Capote, Benedict Fitzgerald | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Eric Roberts, Sam Neill, Kevin Tighe

25. Urban Justice (2007 Video)

R | 96 min | Action, Thriller

5.4
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Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.

Writer: Gilmar Fortis II | Director: Don E. FauntLeRoy | Stars: Steven Seagal, Eddie Griffin, Carmen Serano, Cory Hart

26. What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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In Madrid, the housewife Gloria lives in a tiny apartment with her husband, the taxi driver and forger Antonio; her lunatic mother-in-law, who is addicted in bottled water and cupcakes; and... See full summary »

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar | Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Carmen Maura, Gonzalo Suárez, Luis Hostalot, Ryo Hiruma

27. Vigilante (1983)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Eddie Marino is a factory worker in New York City. He has a wife named Vickie and a son named Scott. Eddie's friend and co-worker Nick and some of the factory's other workers have formed a ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Vetere | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, Richard Bright, Rutanya Alda

28. Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Sport

6.7
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A 12-year-old is traumatised by the murder of his friend, a star basketball player.

Writers: Ronald Fair, Leonard Lamensdorf | Director: Joseph Manduke | Stars: Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey, Madge Sinclair

29. The Desperate Trail (1995 Video)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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After years of suffering under her beating husband, Sarah decides to no longer take any humiliation or battery - and kills him. For that, Marshal Speakes - her father in law - sentences her... See full summary »

Writers: P.J. Pesce, Tom Abrams | Director: P.J. Pesce | Stars: Sam Elliott, Craig Sheffer, Linda Fiorentino, Frank Whaley

30. God on Trial (2008 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama, War

7.6
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Awaiting their inevitable deaths at one of the worst concentration camps, a group of Jews make a rabbinical court to decide whether G-d has went against the holy covenant and if He is the one guilty for their suffering.

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Joseph Muir, Josef Altin, Ashley Artus, Alexi Kaye Campbell

31. Embryo (1976)

PG | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.9
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A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho ... See full summary »

Writers: Anita Doohan, Jack W. Thomas | Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Rock Hudson, Barbara Carrera, Diane Ladd, Roddy McDowall

32. Zenne Dancer (2012)

99 min | Drama

7.3
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A feature film about an unusual trio: Daniel, a German photo-journalist in Istanbul without much knowledge about Turkish values. Can, a flamboyant, out and proud male belly dancer with lots... See full summary »

Writer: Caner Alper | Directors: Caner Alper, Mehmet Binay | Stars: Kerem Can, Giovanni Arvaneh, Erkan Avci, Tilbe Saran

33. 9 Souls (2003)

120 min | Drama

7.5
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Nine convicts escape from prison; most are convicted murders. They commandeer a van from a strip club. Their plan is to find a stash of counterfeit money that a deranged cell mate told them... See full summary »

Writer: Toshiaki Toyoda | Director: Toshiaki Toyoda | Stars: Yoshio Harada, Ryûhei Matsuda, Genta Dairaku, Eita

34. Behind the Sun (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

When ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother, a young man questions the tradition of violence between two rival families.

Writers: Karim Aïnouz, Ismail Kadare, Sérgio Machado, João Moreira Salles, Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: José Dumont, Rodrigo Santoro, Rita Assemany, Ravi Ramos Lacerda

35. Another Silence (2011)

90 min | Drama

5.1
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A Toronto police officer finds her husband and son violently murdered.

Writers: Santiago Amigorena, Nicolás Buenaventura | Director: Santiago Amigorena | Stars: Marie-Josée Croze, Ignacio Rogers, Tony Nardi, Benz Antoine

36. Antonieta (1982)

108 min | Biography, Drama, War

5.9
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A French psychologist investigates about famous suicidal women. She finds the case of Antonieta Rivas Mercado, a Mexican writer who died inside Paris' Notre Dame in 1931. To follow the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière, Andrés Henestrosa, Antonieta Rivas Mercado, Carlos Saura | Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Hanna Schygulla, Ignacio López Tarso, Carlos Bracho

37. Diese Drombuschs (1983–1994)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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This critically acclaimed drama focuses on the Drombuschs, an average German family living in Darmstadt near Frankfurt. Siegfried, the father, runs an antique shop, while his wife Vera ... See full summary »

Stars: Witta Pohl, Grete Wurm, Eike Hagen Schweikhardt, Günter Strack

38. No Way Out (1973)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

Writers: Franco Verucci, Ugo Liberatore, Roberto Gandus | Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Alain Delon, Richard Conte, Carla Gravina, Marc Porel

39. La Cucaracha (1998)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A desperate writer fights for survival when the Mexican mob involves him in murder.

Writer: James McManus | Director: Jack Perez | Stars: Eric Roberts, Joaquim de Almeida, Victor Rivers, James McManus

40. Walking the Edge (1985)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.

Writer: Curt Allen | Director: Norbert Meisel | Stars: Nancy Kwan, Robert Forster, Joe Spinell, A Martinez

41. Lidice (2011)

126 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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At the beginning of the story Lidice is just one of many small Czech villages trying to survive the war as best as it can... See full synopsis »

Writers: Zdenek Mahler, Alice Nellis | Director: Petr Nikolaev | Stars: Karel Roden, Zuzana Fialová, Zuzana Bydzovská, Roman Luknár

42. Final Mission (1984)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime

4.5
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Vince Deacon, a higly decorated Vietnam War veteran, serves as a SWAT team captain for LAPD. When his family gets attacked by thugs and he kills one of them in self defense he's being ... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Mari Avellana, Anthony Maharaj, Joseph Zucchero | Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Richard Young, Christine L. Tudor, Jason Ross, John Dresden

43. Squizzy Taylor (1982)

97 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Wormy and diminutive, yet cunning and determined small-time hoodlum Squizzy Taylor rises to prominence and popularity in Melbourne, Australia in the 1920's. Squizzy romances brash moll ... See full summary »

Writer: Roger Simpson | Director: Kevin James Dobson | Stars: David Atkins, Jacki Weaver, Alan Cassell, Michael Long

44. Legacy (2000)

90 min | Documentary

6.8
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A documentary that tracks five years and three generations of a Chicago family's life in public housing. The murder of a family member has an immediate impact, but eventually changes them toward a more positive outlook on life in the end.

Writer: Tod Lending | Director: Tod Lending | Stars: Alaissa Collins, Marquis Collins, Nickcole Collins, Terrell Collins

45. Streets of Justice (1985 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Thriller

5.6
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After bikers kill the wife and son of an auto worker (John Laughlin) and then get off with a light sentence in the court system, he decides to seek his revenge as a clandestine vigilante.

Writer: Christopher Crowe | Director: Christopher Crowe | Stars: John Laughlin, Robert Loggia, Lance Henriksen, Jack Thibeau

46. The Clinton Chronicles (1994 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

5.4
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Director: Patrick Matrisciana | Stars: Jim Johnson, Nora Waye, Larry Nichols, Doc DeLaughter

47. Jsouc na rece mlynár jeden (1971)

10 min | Animation, Short, Crime

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Writer: Jirí Brdecka | Director: Jirí Brdecka | Stars: Milos Kopecký, Ivan Lukes

48. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
Episode: Chicago (1981)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.1
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Charles travels to Chicago to comfort his grief-stricken friend, Mr. Edwards, after young newspaper reporter John Jr. dies in what seems to be a tragic street car accident. When John's boss... See full summary »

Writers: Laura Ingalls Wilder, John Hawkins, B.W. Sandefur | Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Lindsay Greenbush

49. On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren (2002– )
Episode: Episode dated 10 January 2005 (2005)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Gloria Allred, Amber Frey, Laci Peterson, Scott Peterson

50. The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986–2011)
Episode: Episode dated 3 March 2005 (2005)

Drama, Talk-Show

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Stars: Anne Bird, Amber Frey, Laci Peterson, Scott Peterson