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1. Elysium (I) (2013)

R | 109 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.7
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61 Metascore

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.

Writer: Neill Blomkamp | Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga

2. Alpha Dog (2006)

R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

A drama based on the life of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer who became one of the youngest men ever to be on the FBI's most wanted list.

Writer: Nick Cassavetes | Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Willis

3. Our Idiot Brother (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

A comedy centered on an idealist who barges into the lives of his three sisters.

Writers: Jesse Peretz, Evgenia Peretz, David Schisgall | Director: Jesse Peretz | Stars: Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Nick Sullivan

4. Another Earth (2011)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.0
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66 Metascore

On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.

Writers: Mike Cahill, Brit Marling | Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Brit Marling, William Mapother, Matthew-Lee Erlbach, DJ Flava

5. Double Jeopardy (1999)

R | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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40 Metascore

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Writers: David Weisberg, Douglas Cook | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood, Benjamin Weir

6. Stone (2010)

R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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58 Metascore

A convicted arsonist looks to manipulate a parole officer into a plan to secure his parole by placing his beautiful wife in the lawman's path.

Writer: Angus MacLachlan | Director: John Curran | Stars: Edward Norton, Milla Jovovich, Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy

7. 54 (1998)

R | 93 min | Drama, History

5.7
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33 Metascore

Famous 70s NYC nightclub seen and told through the eyes of a young employee.

Writer: Mark Christopher | Director: Mark Christopher | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Sela Ward, Breckin Meyer

8. He Got Game (1998)

R | 136 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.9
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63 Metascore

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen, Rosario Dawson

9. 102 Dalmatians (2000)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.8
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35 Metascore

Cruella DeVil gets out of prison and goes after them darned puppies once more.

Writers: Dodie Smith, Kristen Buckley, Brian Regan, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White | Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Glenn Close, Gérard Depardieu, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans

10. Kalifornia (1993)

R | 117 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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49 Metascore

A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.

Writers: Stephen Levy, Tim Metcalfe | Director: Dominic Sena | Stars: Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, Kathy Larson, David Milford

11. Orange County (2002)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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48 Metascore

A guidance counselor mistakenly sends out the wrong transcripts to Stanford University under the name of an over-achieving high schooler.

Writer: Mike White | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Colin Hanks, Jack Black, Schuyler Fisk, Bret Harrison

12. Boy A (2007)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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75 Metascore

The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.

Writers: Jonathan Trigell, Mark O'Rowe | Director: John Crowley | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Peter Mullan, Shaun Evans, Siobhan Finneran

13. The Woodsman (2004)

R | 87 min | Drama

7.3
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72 Metascore

A child molester returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

Writers: Steven Fechter, Nicole Kassell | Director: Nicole Kassell | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Mos Def, David Alan Grier

14. The Samaritan (I) (2012)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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37 Metascore

After twenty years in prison, Foley is finished with the grifter's life. When he meets an elusive young woman named Iris, the possibility of a new start looks real. But his past is proving to be a stubborn companion.

Writers: Elan Mastai, David Weaver | Director: David Weaver | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Kirby, Ruth Negga, Alan C. Peterson

15. American Heart (1992)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Jack is now out of jail and he meets Nick, his adolescent son. Their relationship will be complicated, because Jack has a problem with alcohol. But his love for Nick will help him to get over the past and reach his dreams.

Writers: Peter Silverman, Martin Bell, Mary Ellen Mark | Director: Martin Bell | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Edward Furlong, John Boylan, Greg Sevigny

16. First Snow (2006)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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58 Metascore

A psychic's ominous reading sends a man into a tailspin.

Writers: Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby | Director: Mark Fergus | Stars: Guy Pearce, Piper Perabo, William Fichtner, Steven Michael Quezada

17. Tough Guys (1986)

PG | 104 min | Comedy

6.1
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Two elderly gangsters are released from prison only to find they have trouble fitting in as old men who still take no guff from anyone.

Writers: James Orr, Jim Cruickshank | Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charles Durning, Alexis Smith

18. Sherrybaby (2006)

R | 96 min | Drama

6.7
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66 Metascore

Sherry tries to integrate again into society and become a good mother.

Writer: Laurie Collyer | Director: Laurie Collyer | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ryan Simpkins, Sam Bottoms, Michelle Hurst

19. Crazy on the Outside (2010)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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21 Metascore

A recently paroled ex-con who has trouble adjusting to the wacky normalcy of life outside of prison. He has spent the last three years behind bars after getting caught committing a crime and taking the rap for his much more dangerous pal.

Writers: Judd Pillot, John Peaslee | Director: Tim Allen | Stars: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ray Liotta

20. The Parole Officer (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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A failed parole officer framed for murder must enlist the help of his former clients to clear his name.

Writers: Steve Coogan, Henry Normal | Director: John Duigan | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lena Headey, Emma Gilmour, Susan Jane Tanner

21. Straight Time (1978)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Bunker, Alvin Sargent, Jeffrey Boam | Directors: Ulu Grosbard, Dustin Hoffman | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton

22. Read My Lips (2001)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

She is almost deaf and she lip-reads. He is an ex-convict. She wants to help him. He thinks no one can help except himself.

Writers: Jacques Audiard, Tonino Benacquista | Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Devos, Olivier Gourmet, Olivier Perrier

23. Gettin' Square (2003)

100 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.9
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Gettin' Square is about starting over, keeping clean and going straight. Barry Wirth is fresh out of prison and determined to stay on the straight and narrow. But like his mate Johnny 'Spit... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Nyst | Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: Sam Worthington, David Wenham, Timothy Spall, Freya Stafford

24. Joe the King (1999)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

A disadvantaged, abused, neglected, exploited but basically decent kid slips into criminality while trying to cope with his harsh, inescapable reality.

Writer: Frank Whaley | Director: Frank Whaley | Stars: Noah Fleiss, Karen Young, Camryn Manheim, Austin Pendleton

25. Sexual Predator (2001 Video)

R | 85 min | Thriller

4.3
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A female parole officer gets involved with a serial killer whom she plans to entrap and kill in revenge for him killing her sister.

Writer: Ed Silverstein | Directors: Robert Angelo, Rob Spera | Stars: Richard Grieco, David Jean Thomas, Angie Everhart, Kevin Fry

26. Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004)

R | 94 min | Drama

6.7
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55 Metascore

An adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes' self-help novel, chronciling a woman's struggle to come to terms with her legacy of abuse, addiction and poverty.

Writers: T.D. Jakes, Stan Foster, Christine Swanson | Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Kimberly Elise, T.D. Jakes, Michael Boatman, Loretta Devine

27. Half Past Dead 2 (2007 Video)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime

4.5
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Former WWE & WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg and hip-hop group Tha Dog Pound's Ricardo "Kurupt" Brown push life to the limit in this explosive sequel to the 2002 hit movie Half Past Dead.

Writers: D. Kyle Johnson, Don Michael Paul, Andrew Stevens | Director: Art Camacho | Stars: Bill Goldberg, Kurupt, Jack Conley, Robert Madrid

28. Dead Bang (1989)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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A cop is gunned down on Xmas eve. Jerry Beck, the homicide cop given the job of hunting the killer, investigates some leads which bring him into contact with a group of white supremacy ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Foster, Jerry Beck | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Don Johnson, Penelope Ann Miller, William Forsythe, Bob Balaban

29. The Con Artist (2010)

R | 84 min | Comedy

4.8
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An ex-con finds his plan to go straight foiled by a loan shark who manipulates his target into taking on one last heist.

Writers: Michael Melski, Collin Friesen | Director: Risa Bramon Garcia | Stars: Rossif Sutherland, Sarah Roemer, Greg Germann, Russell Peters

30. Guncrazy (1992)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.5
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A trashy teen murders her sexually abusive step-father, then helps get her reformed prison pen-pal released on good behavior so that she can re-corrupt him.

Writer: Matthew Bright | Director: Tamra Davis | Stars: Drew Barrymore, James Le Gros, Robert Greenberg, Rodney Harvey

31. Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966)

TV-PG | 104 min | Crime, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A paroled conman co-ordinates the robbery of an L. A. Airport bank with the arrival of the Russians Premier.

Writer: Bernard Girard | Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: James Coburn, Camilla Sparv, Aldo Ray, Nina Wayne

32. Two Men in Town (2014)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.1
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A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.

Writers: Rachid Bouchareb, Daniel Boulanger, José Giovanni, Yasmina Khadra, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Brenda Blethyn, Luis Guzmán

33. Pretty Poison (1968)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.3
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When a mentally disturbed young man tells a pretty girl that he's a secret agent, she believes him, and murder and mayhem ensue.

Writers: Stephen Geller, Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: Noel Black | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld, Beverly Garland, John Randolph

34. Love, Lies and Murder (1991 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 150 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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This movie, based on the true story, begins with the murder of a housewife. When troubled teenage daughter confesses the crime, it looks like a solved case. But, the investigators are ... See full summary »

Writer: Danielle Hill | Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Clancy Brown, Sheryl Lee, Moira Kelly, Tom Bower

35. Crime Wave (1954)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

7.4
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Reformed parolee Steve Lacey is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.

Writers: Crane Wilbur, Bernard Gordon, Richard Wormser, John Hawkins, Ward Hawkins | Director: André De Toth | Stars: Gene Nelson, Sterling Hayden, Phyllis Kirk, Ted de Corsia

36. Girlhood (2003)

82 min | Documentary, Crime

7.3
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69 Metascore

Documentary chronicling America's justice system. Follows two female inmates - victims of horrific violence and tragedy - who are serving time in a Maryland juvenile detention center.

Director: Liz Garbus

37. You and Me (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Romance

7.0
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An altruistic department-store owner hires ex-convicts in order to give them a second chance at life. Unfortunately, one of the convicts he hires recruits two of his fellow ex-convicts in a plan to rob the store.

Writers: Virginia Van Upp, Norman Krasna | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Robert Cummings, Barton MacLane

38. Eye of God (1997)

R | 84 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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We see two stories told over four time lines, which wind down to a devastating ground zero collision, as we watch a double tragedy unfold in a small Oklahoma town. The two stories are told ... See full summary »

Writer: Tim Blake Nelson | Director: Tim Blake Nelson | Stars: Mary Kay Place, Nick Stahl, Chris Freihofer, Woody Watson

39. Johnny Eager (1941)

Approved | 107 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.1
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District Attorney's daughter falls in love with a gangster the D.A. is trying to put in jail.

Writers: James Edward Grant, John Lee Mahin | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Robert Taylor, Lana Turner, Edward Arnold, Van Heflin

40. Shockproof (1949)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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Jenny Marsh, still dangerously attractive after 5 years in prison for killing a man in defense of her shady lover Harry, clashes at first with parole officer Griff Marat, who's determined ... See full summary »

Writers: Helen Deutsch, Samuel Fuller | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Patricia Knight, John Baragrey, Esther Minciotti

41. The Eel (1997)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

7.4
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White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover visiting her when he's away, suddenly returns home and kills her. After eight years in prison, he returns to live in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Shôhei Imamura, Daisuke Tengan, Motofumi Tomikawa, Akira Yoshimura | Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Misa Shimizu, Mitsuko Baishô, Akira Emoto

42. Three Days of Rain (2002)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.1
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52 Metascore

Six Anton Chekhov short stories set in modern day Cleveland during a three day rain storm.

Writer: Michael Meredith | Director: Michael Meredith | Stars: Penelope Allen, Erick Avari, Alimi Ballard, Joey Bilow

43. Just Cause (2001–2003)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Alexandra DeMonaco was a good citizen and a devoted mom... until the day she was arrested. How could she know her no-good husband was running a medical insurance scam? Even so, he walked ... See full summary »

Creator: Gail Morgan Hickman | Stars: Elizabeth Lackey, Shaun Benson, Richard Thomas, Khaira Ledeyo

44. Guilty as Charged (1991)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Rod Steiger stars as a vigilante who with the aid of his helper, Isaac Hayes, captures men whom he considers evil and executes them in his homemade electric chair.

Writer: Charles Gale | Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: Rod Steiger, Lauren Hutton, Heather Graham, Lyman Ward

45. If... Dog... Rabbit (1999)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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Johnnie Cooper served time for an armed robbery that also his father and brother participated in. When he's released from jail he's determined to live a normal life and gets work at a gas ... See full summary »

Writer: Matthew Modine | Director: Matthew Modine | Stars: Matthew Modine, David Keith, John Hurt, Maggie Weatherly

46. Fiona (1998)

85 min | Drama

6.1
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The story of Fiona and her mother told in eight chapters. Fiona is abandoned at six months of age, raised in foster and adoptive homes, abused, and, still a teen, hustles on the streets of ... See full summary »

Writer: Amos Kollek | Director: Amos Kollek | Stars: Anna Levine, Felicia Maguire, Alyssa Mulhern, Anna Grace

47. The Wise Guys (1965)

128 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Hector Valentin (Bourvil) returns to France from Canada when he inherits a small sawmill. He has difficulties restarting the run-down operation which has inefficient workers and is hampered... See full synopsis »

Writers: Robert Enrico, José Giovanni | Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Marie Dubois, Jess Hahn

48. Women in Chains (1972 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

6.0
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Lady parole officer goes undercover to investigate prison brutality, but is trapped when the only person on the outside who knows why she's there is killed.

Writer: Rita Lakin | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Ida Lupino, Lois Nettleton, Jessica Walter, Belinda Montgomery

49. Ambition (I) (1991)

R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

4.5
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Mitchell Osgood dreams of being a famous writer, but the book he has written constantly is rejected by the editors. When the psychopathic killer Albert Merrik is released from prison after ... See full summary »

Writer: Lou Diamond Phillips | Director: Scott D. Goldstein | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Clancy Brown, Cecilia Peck, Richard Bradford

50. Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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Based on a true story, former parole officer Marilyn Gambrell and a colleague set up a pioneer trial-based program in one of America's toughest high schools to help the children of ... See full summary »

Writers: Andy Wolk, Peter Wolk | Director: Andy Wolk | Stars: Jami Gertz, Ernie Hudson, Eugene Clark, Sicily Johnson