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1. Heat (1995)

R | 170 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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76 Metascore

A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist.

Writer: Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight

2. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

3. Cape Fear (1991)

R | 128 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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73 Metascore

A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.

Writers: John D. MacDonald, James R. Webb, Wesley Strick | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis

4. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, John Landis | Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

5. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)

R | 180 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members... See full summary »

Writers: Ross Thomas, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Jeremy Iacone, Floyd Mutrux | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo

6. 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

7. Baby Boy (2001)

R | 130 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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55 Metascore

This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having ... See full summary »

Writer: John Singleton | Director: John Singleton | Stars: AlexSandra Wright, Tyrese Gibson, Taraji P. Henson, Omar Gooding

8. Everyone Says I Love You (1996)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Goldie Hawn, Julia Roberts, Edward Norton

9. To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.

Writers: Gerald Petievich, William Friedkin | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow, Debra Feuer

10. Urban Cowboy (1980)

PG | 132 min | Drama, Western

6.1
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John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.

Writers: Aaron Latham, James Bridges | Director: James Bridges | Stars: John Travolta, Debra Winger, Scott Glenn, Madolyn Smith Osborne

11. 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded (2013 Video)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.4
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WWE Wrestler Randy Orton portrays Nick Malloy, an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) who finds himself caught in a deadly 12-round game of cat and mouse with a vigilante tied to the ... See full summary »

Writer: David Benullo | Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Randy Orton, Tom Stevens, Brian Markinson, Venus Terzo

12. 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

13. Who's That Girl (1987)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

4.5
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An uptight New York tax lawyer gets his life turned upside down, all in a single day, when he's asked to escort a feisty and free-spirited female ex-convict whom asks him to help prove her innocence of her crime.

Writers: Andrew Smith, Ken Finkleman | Director: James Foley | Stars: Madonna, Griffin Dunne, Haviland Morris, John McMartin

14. 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

15. 3 Strikes (2000)

R | 82 min | Comedy

3.8
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11 Metascore

Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change ... See full summary »

Writer: DJ Pooh | Director: DJ Pooh | Stars: Brian Hooks, N'Bushe Wright, Faizon Love, E-40

16. Class of 1999 (1990)

R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Robot teachers have been secretly placed in the schools where the students have run riot. The teachers do a good job of controlling the unruly youngsters, until they go too far and some ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark L. Lester, C. Courtney Joyner | Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Bradley Gregg, Traci Lind, Malcolm McDowell, Stacy Keach

17. Bustin' Loose (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.0
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Joe Braxton is an ex-con who has been given a second chance to freedom after violating his probation. He has been hired by a school teacher named Vivian Perry to repair and drive an old ... See full summary »

Writers: Lonne Elder III, Richard Pryor, Roger L. Simon | Directors: Oz Scott, Michael Schultz | Stars: Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, Ángel Ramírez, Jimmy Hughes

18. The Outfit (1973)

PG | 103 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.0
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When the small criminal Macklin is released from prison, he learns that his brother was shot by two mob killers. He didn't know that the bank he robbed was owned by the syndicate. When he's... See full summary »

Writers: Donald E. Westlake, John Flynn | Director: John Flynn | Stars: Robert Duvall, Karen Black, Joe Don Baker, Robert Ryan

19. 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

20. Les Miserables (1952)

105 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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A parole violator in early 19th Century France is relentlessly pursued and persecuted by an obsessive policeman.

Writers: Richard Murphy, Victor Hugo | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Michael Rennie, Robert Newton, Debra Paget, Edmund Gwenn

21. Union Station (1950)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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A sharp-eyed woman spots a man with a gun on a train and her alert to the railroad police lead to the kidnapping of a blind heiress by a ruthless thug.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, Thomas Walsh | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: William Holden, Nancy Olson, Barry Fitzgerald, Lyle Bettger

22. Invisible Stripes (1939)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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An ex-con who wants to go straight has difficulties trying to reintegrate into society while on parole.

Writers: Warren Duff, Jonathan Finn, Lewis E. Lawes | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: George Raft, Jane Bryan, William Holden, Humphrey Bogart

23. Luther the Geek (1990)

80 min | Horror

5.4
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As a young child Luther The Geek or "The Freak" witnesses a band of men goading a geek (a man who bites off chicken's heads and drinks the blood) into performing. In the ensuing hullabaloo,... See full summary »

Writer: Carlton J. Albright | Director: Carlton J. Albright | Stars: Edward Terry, Joan Roth, Stacy Haiduk, Thomas Mills

24. Dynasty: The Reunion (1991 TV Movie)

178 min | Drama, Mystery

6.4
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This movie picks up where the series ended; well not exactly where it ended. Instead of continuing where we were when the series ended, we are now two years later. Blake Carrington has just... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Alan Shapiro, Esther Shapiro, Edward DeBlasio, Robert Pollock, Eileen Pollock | Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, John James, Heather Locklear

25. Terror Among Us (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Thriller

7.4
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A police sergeant and a parole officer endeavor to stop a rapist-on-parole before he can follow through his threats on five women whom testifed against him years earlier.

Writers: Dallas L. Barnes, JoAnne Barnes | Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Don Meredith, Sarah Purcell, Jennifer Salt, Kim Lankford

26. Sleepers West (1941)

74 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Mike Shayne tries to distinguish criminals from red herrings as he escorts a surprise witness via rail to a high profile trial in San Francisco.

Writers: Lou Breslow, Stanley Rauh, Frederick Nebel, Brett Halliday | Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Lynn Bari, Mary Beth Hughes, Louis Jean Heydt

27. San Quentin (1946)

Passed | 66 min | Drama

5.8
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Television viewer seeing this for the first time: Gee whiz, it's in black-and-white and was made in the 40's and is about crime and...Eureka!...another "noir" film is discovered. How about ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Kimble, Arthur A. Ross, Howard J. Green | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Marian Carr, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon

28. Brother's Shadow (2006)

91 min | Drama

7.2
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Jake Groden is the black sheep of his family. Ankle deep in fish guts, he serves out his parole in Alaska. Then, after a decade of self-imposed exile, he is forced to return to his Brooklyn... See full summary »

Writers: Ivan Krim, Todd S. Yellin | Director: Todd S. Yellin | Stars: Scott Cohen, Katie Danziger, Lisa Emery, Ato Essandoh

29. Island of Doomed Men (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Undercover agent Mark Sheldon gets paroled to a remote tropical island with a diamond mine manned by slave labor run by sadistic Stephen Danel.

Writer: Robert Hardy Andrews | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Peter Lorre, Rochelle Hudson, Robert Wilcox, Don Beddoe

30. Country Blue (1973)

R | 110 min | Drama

3.4
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A story based in the south and has poverty, and corruption.

Writers: Jack Conrad, William F. Conrad | Director: Jack Conrad | Stars: Dub Taylor, Jack Conrad, Rita George, Mildred Brown

31. The Force of Evil (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Thriller

7.6
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A murderer on parole victimizes a family against whom he holds a grudge.

Writer: Robert M. Young | Director: Richard Lang | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Pat Crowley, Eve Plumb, William Watson

32. Desert Passage (1952)

Approved | 62 min | Western

5.7
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Recent parolee John Carver returns to town to collect his hidden stolen money and hires stagecoach line owners Tim Holt and Chito Rafferty to take him to Mexico. The pair soon find they may... See full summary »

Writer: Norman Houston | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Tim Holt, Joan Dixon, Walter Reed, Dorothy Patrick

33. The Saint in Palm Springs (1941)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Inspector Fernack asks Simon to watch over an old friend who's carrying $200,000 worth of priceless stamps, but the friend is killed and the stamps stolen.

Writers: Jerome Cady, Leslie Charteris | Director: Jack Hively | Stars: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Paul Guilfoyle, Jonathan Hale

34. Down Time (2001)

R | 90 min | Drama, Crime

2.2
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A street hustler who makes all the wrong moves finds himself doing hard time in the penitentiary in this hard-edged drama. Slim is a small time drug dealer who tries to make that one big ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Loy, Sean Wilson | Director: Sean Wilson | Stars: William Van Noland, Peter Quartaroli, Sam McBride, Joy Garner

35. Outside the Law (1956)

R | 81 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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An ex-con is given the chance to redeem himself, and revenge the murder of an old army buddy, by going undercover in Germany and helping the authorities break up a ring of international ... See full summary »

Writers: Danny Arnold, Peter R. Brooke | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Ray Danton, Leigh Snowden, Grant Williams, Onslow Stevens

36. King of the Lumberjacks (1940)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Writers: Robert E. Kent, Crane Wilbur | Director: William Clemens | Stars: John Payne, Gloria Dickson, Stanley Fields, Joe Sawyer

37. Parole Fixer (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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This expose of the U.S. parole system, as seen through the eyes of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, takes dead aim on lawyers who manipulate the justice system in order to get undeserving ... See full summary »

Writers: J. Edgar Hoover, William R. Lipman, Horace McCoy | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: William Henry, Virginia Dale, Robert Paige, Gertrude Michael

38. Parole! (1936)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Writers: Kubec Glasmon, Horace McCoy, Joel Sayre, Robert Dillon, Kay Morris | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Henry Hunter, Ann Preston, Alan Dinehart, Alan Baxter

39. Youth on Parole (1937)

62 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Two strangers, a man and a woman, are framed for a jewel robbery and thrown in jail. After they get out, they join forces to track down the real thieves.

Writers: Hershel Rebuas, Henry Blankfort | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Marian Marsh, Gordon Oliver, Margaret Dumont, Peggy Shannon

40. Hideout in the Alps (1936)

75 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A forger returns to his family when he leaves jail vowing to go straight. Although approached by an international counterfeiting gang he keeps his word only to find his nephew is in the ... See full summary »

Writers: L. du Garde Peach, Michael Hankinson, H. Fowler Mear, Paul Hervey Fox, Arthur Macrae, Neil Grant | Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Anthony Bushell, Jane Baxter, Arthur Macrae, Ronald Squire

41. Million Dollar Pursuit (1951)

Passed | 59 min | Crime, Drama

4.8
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Monte Norris (Norman Budd), a small-time crook with a neurotic drive to rise to the heights of the law-breaking underworld, is flat broke and in disrepute with gangdom's big mobs. He finds ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert DeMond, Bradbury Foote | Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Penny Edwards, Grant Withers, Norman Budd, Michael St. Angel

42. The Man from Tumbleweeds (1940)

Passed | 59 min | Western

6.1
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Powder Kilgore (Ray Bennett as Raphael Bennett) kills freighter Jeff Cameron (Edward LeSaint) and the latter's daughter, "Spunky" (Iris Meredith), sends for gunfighter Wild Bill Saunders (... See full summary »

Writer: Charles F. Royal | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bill Elliott, Iris Meredith, Dub Taylor, Ray Bennett

43. Paroled from the Big House (1938)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Crime

5.9
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A federal agent poses as a criminal to infiltrate a gang of parolees seeking vengeance on the lawmen who jailed them.

Writer: George H. Plympton | Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Jean Carmen, Ted Adams, George Eldredge, Milburn Stone

44. Sleepytime Gal (1942)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

7.7
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Bessie Cobb, cake decorator in the kitchen of one of Miami's swankier hotels, is the central figure in an elaborate scheme by Chick Patterson, bell captain, who believes he can not only ... See full summary »

Writers: Art Arthur, Albert Duffy, Max Lief, Mauri Grashin, Robert T. Shannon | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Judy Canova, Tom Brown, Billy Gilbert, Ruth Terry

45. No Going Back (1981 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Short Australian documentary filmed in South Australia about an ex-prisoner's social adjustment to the world outside of a correctional facility.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Ellen Freeman, Chris Haywood, Richard Moir

46. The Sheriff of Medicine Bow (1948)

Approved | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.3
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Banty Prentiss returns to Medicine Bow after his parole on the recommendation of his friend Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown, who had arrested him for bank thefts. Outlaws, led by Buckeye, fail in... See full summary »

Writer: J. Benton Cheney | Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Max Terhune, Evelyn Finley

47. One Last Chance (1983)

32 min | Documentary, Short

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Short half-hour Australian documentary about probation officers, parole and the probation system in South Australia. Sponsored by the South Australian Department of Correctional Services.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Elizabeth Alexander, Sandie Lillingston, Brenton Whittle

48. High Risk Offender (1998)

57 min | Documentary

7.9
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An unflinching look at ex-convicts, their parole officers and therapists, and the process that eases ex-cons back into society. For ten months, this cinema verite documentary followed the ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Greenwald

49. Foyle's War (2002– )
Episode: A Lesson in Murder (2002)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Foyle investigates the suicide of a pacifist and death threats to the judge who ruled against his conscientious objector status.

Writer: Anthony Horowitz | Director: David Thacker | Stars: Nicholas Audsley, Madeleine Worrall, Oliver Ford Davies, Ian Peck

50. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
Episode: A Small Town That Died (1960)

30 min | Western

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Writer: Bob Barbash | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Dick Powell, Henry Hull, Beverly Garland, Denver Pyle