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1. Psycho (1960)

Approved | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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97 Metascore

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Votes: 464,700 | Gross: $32.00M

2. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery

Votes: 39,835

3. Fracture (2007)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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68 Metascore

An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike

Votes: 151,279 | Gross: $39.00M

4. The Next Three Days (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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52 Metascore

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.

Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Michael Buie

Votes: 154,588 | Gross: $21.13M

5. Death on the Nile (1978)

PG | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Mia Farrow, Simon MacCorkindale, Jane Birkin

Votes: 21,294

6. The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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66 Metascore

As computer hacker Lisbeth and journalist Mikael investigate a sex-trafficking ring, Lisbeth is accused of three murders, causing her to go on the run while Mikael works to clear her name.

Director: Daniel Alfredson | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Peter Andersson

Votes: 78,254 | Gross: $6.94M

7. American Gigolo (1980)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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57 Metascore

A Los Angeles male escort, who mostly caters to an older female clientèle, is accused of a murder which he did not commit.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo, Nina van Pallandt

Votes: 17,215

8. Little Boy Blue (2017)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The story about the murder of an 11-year-old boy, Rhys Jones in Croxteth, Liverpool, in 2007 and his parents, Melanie's and Steve's ordeal, and how Rhys's murderer and associates were eventually brought to justice.

Stars: Sinead Keenan, Brían F. O'Byrne, Matthew Roberts, Stephen Graham

Votes: 1,074

9. And Then There Were None (1945)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Ten people are invited to an isolated island, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Director: René Clair | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward, Roland Young

Votes: 9,987

10. Crazy in Alabama (1999)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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46 Metascore

An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.

Director: Antonio Banderas | Stars: Melanie Griffith, David Morse, Lucas Black, Cathy Moriarty

Votes: 6,093 | Gross: $1.95M

11. Gone Fishin' (1997)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

4.7
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Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.

Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Joe Pesci, Danny Glover, Rosanna Arquette, Lynn Whitfield

Votes: 8,333 | Gross: $19.74M

12. No Man's Woman (1955)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.4
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Carolyn Ellenson double-crosses five people who cross her path and is murdered by one of them. After marrying Harlow Grant for his money, she leaves him but carries on her infidelities so ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Marie Windsor, John Archer, Patric Knowles, Nancy Gates

Votes: 119

13. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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Nick and Nora are at their wisecracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race track.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed

Votes: 4,243

14. The City of the Dead (1960)

PG-13 | 78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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A young college student arrives in a sleepy Massachusetts town to research witchcraft; during her stay at an eerie inn, she discovers a startling secret about the town and its inhabitants.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Patricia Jessel, Dennis Lotis, Christopher Lee, Tom Naylor

Votes: 4,264

15. The First Deadly Sin (1980)

R | 112 min | Thriller

5.9
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A police inspector, nearing retirement, tracks a serial killer who is terrorizing New York.

Director: Brian G. Hutton | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Faye Dunaway, David Dukes, George Coe

Votes: 1,298

16. The Lodger (1944)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is Jack the Ripper.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Laird Cregar, Merle Oberon, George Sanders, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 2,228

17. The Lodger (2009)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.8
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17 Metascore

A couple rents out a room to a mysterious young man, who may or may not be guilty of a series of grisly neighborhood murders.

Director: David Ondaatje | Stars: Alfred Molina, Hope Davis, Shane West, Donal Logue

Votes: 4,187

18. Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)

Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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Oscar-winning documentary that documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.

Director: Jean-Xavier de Lestrade | Stars: Ann Finnell, Patrick McGuinness, James Williams, Michael Glover

Votes: 3,644

19. Man in the Attic (1953)

Unrated | 82 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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After an enigmatic, self-described pathologist rents the attic room of a Victorian house, his landlady begins to suspect her lodger is Jack the Ripper.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Jack Palance, Constance Smith, Byron Palmer, Frances Bavier

Votes: 974

20. Sakebi (2006)

R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points ... See full summary »

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Manami Konishi, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Hiroyuki Hirayama

Votes: 2,041

21. Moonrise (1948)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Danny is being despised by his schoolmates because his father was accused to have killed another man and is condemned to the death penalty.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Dane Clark, Gail Russell, Ethel Barrymore, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 1,135

22. Fear in the Night (1947)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A man dreams he committed murder, then begins to suspect it was real.

Director: Maxwell Shane | Stars: Paul Kelly, DeForest Kelley, Ann Doran, Kay Scott

Votes: 979

23. Pen choo kab pee (2006)

94 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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When a pregnant country girl leaves home to search for her missing husband, she finds refuge at a mysterious estate whose inhabitants hold more secrets than she may wish to know.

Director: Wisit Sasanatieng | Stars: Suporntip Chuangrangsri, Tassawan Seneewongse, Siraphan Wattanajinda

Votes: 665

24. The Las Vegas Story (1952)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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The arrival in Las Vegas of a businessman and his glamorous wife creates a complex web of murder and deceit.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Jane Russell, Victor Mature, Vincent Price, Hoagy Carmichael

Votes: 700

25. Railroaded! (1947)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A beautician and her crooked boyfriend attempt to rob the bookie operation located in the back room, but when the plan goes wrong, they frame an innocent man.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: John Ireland, Sheila Ryan, Hugh Beaumont, Jane Randolph

Votes: 1,141

26. The Pale Horse (1997 TV Movie)

120 min | Mystery

6.3
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When Mark Easterbrook finds himself in the frame for the murder of a priest, there seems no way to prove his innocence other than solving the mystery himself.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Colin Buchanan, Jayne Ashbourne, Hermione Norris, Leslie Phillips

Votes: 280

27. Ten (2014)

83 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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Ten women find themselves in a vacant mansion on Spektor Island in December, 1972. Each believes she's traveled to the house on business, but they all agree that something seems strange. ... See full summary »

Directors: Sophia Cacciola, Michael J. Epstein | Stars: Jade Sylvan, Molly Carlisle, Molly Devon, Karin Webb

Votes: 759

28. The Trail Beyond (1934)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Rod Drew hunts for a missing girl and finds himself in a fight over a goldmine as well.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Noah Beery, Verna Hillie, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 585

29. To Serve and Protect (1999– )

169 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.

Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Richard Crenna, John Corbett, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 190

30. McBride: Fallen Idol (2006 TV Movie)

120 min | Mystery

6.6
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McBride takes the case of a teenager accused of a murder during a botched robbery - a case where the victim was McBride's mentor.

Director: John Larroquette | Stars: John Larroquette, Marta DuBois, Matt Lutz, Madison Mason

Votes: 121

31. Dangers of the Canadian Mounted (1948)

Approved | 156 min | Action, Adventure

5.5
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Crooks discover a Genghis Khan treasure ship on the Canada-Alaska border but the treasure is hidden somewhere on land. In their efforts to find the hidden treasure they resort to murder and... See full summary »

Directors: Fred C. Brannon, Yakima Canutt | Stars: Jim Bannon, Virginia Belmont, Anthony Warde, Dorothy Granger

Votes: 107

32. L'affaire Dominici (1973)

105 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Director: Claude Bernard-Aubert | Stars: Jean Gabin, Victor Lanoux, Gérard Depardieu, Henri Vilbert

Votes: 419

33. The Painted Stallion (1937)

Approved | 212 min | Western

6.6
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The period is the 1820's and the first wagon train leaves Independence heading west to Santa Fe. In order to maintain his power, the ruthless Official at Santa Fe must not let them arrive ... See full summary »

Directors: Alan James, Ray Taylor, William Witney | Stars: Ray Corrigan, Hoot Gibson, LeRoy Mason, Duncan Renaldo

Votes: 127

34. Running Target (1956)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Romance, Western

6.0
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In the Colorado Rockies, Sheriff Scott, heads a posse that is after four escaped convicts, and thought it is his sworn duty to return the men dead or alive, he is, as always, reluctant to ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin R. Weinstein | Stars: Doris Dowling, Arthur Franz, Richard Reeves, Myron Healey

Votes: 83

35. The Bishop Murder Case (1930)

Passed | 88 min | Drama, Mystery

6.0
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When the body of a man nicknamed "Cock Robin" is found with an arrow in the heart on an archery range along with a chess bishop as a clue, Philo Vance investigates.

Directors: David Burton, Nick Grinde | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Leila Hyams, Roland Young, Alec B. Francis

Votes: 414

36. Girls in the Night (1953)

Passed | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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A family's efforts to move out of a slum area into a better neighborhood is hampered when their son is accused of the murder of a local blind beggar.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Harvey Lembeck, Joyce Holden, Glenda Farrell, Leonard Freeman

Votes: 32

37. X Marks the Spot (1942)

Approved | 55 min | Crime, Mystery

5.3
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It's 1942. rubber is a valuable commodity during WW2. Eddie Delaney is a second lieutenant in the army, but also a private detective. Eddy swings into action, when his father, ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Damian O'Flynn, Helen Parrish, Dick Purcell, Jack La Rue

Votes: 130

38. Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime (1941)

Passed | 68 min | Mystery

6.1
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Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Margaret Lindsay, Charley Grapewin, Spring Byington

Votes: 63

39. Domovoy (2008)

104 min | Thriller

7.1
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A novelist struggling with writer's block enlists the aid of an assassin for some inspiration -- fully unaware that he is being set up to take the blame for a murder.

Director: Karen Oganesyan | Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Vladimir Mashkov, Chulpan Khamatova, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

Votes: 1,100

40. Blackmail (1947)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Crime, Film-Noir

6.2
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A private detective is approached by a wealthy entertainment executive to stop a blackmail scheme against him. Although he hasn't decided to take the job, the blackmailers believe that he ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Marshall, Adele Mara, Ricardo Cortez, Grant Withers

Votes: 88

41. Without Warning! (1952)

Passed | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Quiet, unobtrusive LA citizen Carl Martin picks up look-alikes for his estranged blonde wife and murders them with garden shears.

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Adam Williams, Meg Randall, Edward Binns, Harlan Warde

Votes: 316

42. The Accusing Finger (1936)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him... See full summary »

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Paul Kelly, Marsha Hunt, Kent Taylor, Robert Cummings

Votes: 9

43. Hit and Run (1957)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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A mechanic wants his boss's younger wife for himself, and plans on using a junkyard car to run him over, then dismantling it.

Director: Hugo Haas | Stars: Cleo Moore, Hugo Haas, Vince Edwards, Dolores Reed

Votes: 100

44. Danger on the Air (1938)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Caesar Kluck, soft-drink magnate, is found dead in the office of a big radio-broadcasting company. Benjamin Franklin Butts, a sound engineer, discovers that Kluck met his death from ... See full summary »

Director: Otis Garrett | Stars: Nan Grey, Donald Woods, Jed Prouty, Berton Churchill

Votes: 99

45. The Dead Talk Back (1993 Video)

65 min | Crime, Mystery

1.7
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A psychic researcher attempts to solve a murder by using a radio that enables him to speak with the dead.

Director: Merle S. Gould | Stars: Aldo Farnese, Scott Douglas, Laura Brock, Earl Sands

Votes: 707

46. Behind the Mask (1932)

Passed | 68 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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An undercover Federal officer serving time in prison fakes his escape in order to infiltrate a heroin smuggling ring.

Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Jack Holt, Constance Cummings, Boris Karloff, Claude King

Votes: 166

47. Forty Naughty Girls (1937)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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While Oscar and Hildegarde are attending a Broadway show, a press agent is shot in an actress' dressing room and an actor is murdered onstage in full view of the audience. Oscar and Hildegarde are on the case.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: James Gleason, Zasu Pitts, Marjorie Lord, George Shelley

Votes: 181

48. Backlash (1947)

Passed | 66 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.3
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A man tries to frame his wife for a murder that he has committed.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Jean Rogers, Richard Travis, Larry J. Blake, John Eldredge

Votes: 92

49. Riders of the Whistling Pines (1949)

Passed | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.1
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Badguys Henry, Bill and Pete head a gang of outlaws who are destroying the timberland. When Gene butts in they frame him on a cattle-poisoning charge and set him up for murder.

Director: John English | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Patricia Barry, Jimmy Lloyd

Votes: 142

50. The Unknown Man (1951)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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Prominent attorney Brad Mason takes on the defense of Rudi Walchek, a young hit-man hoodlum accused of murder. Convinced of the youthful thug's innocence, Mason get him acquitted. Later, he... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Ann Harding, Barry Sullivan, Keefe Brasselle

Votes: 324