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1. Shooter (I) (2007)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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53 Metascore

A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up.

Writers: Jonathan Lemkin, Stephen Hunter | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra, Danny Glover

Votes: 230,124

2. Body Heat (1981)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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78 Metascore

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna, Ted Danson

Votes: 21,177

3. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

PG | 111 min | Comedy

7.3
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53 Metascore

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Sam Raimi | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Tim Robbins, Paul Newman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Charles Durning

Votes: 60,797

4. Meet John Doe (1941)

Passed | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.

Writers: Richard Connell, Robert Presnell Sr., Robert Riskin | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan

Votes: 8,400

5. Topkapi (1964)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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Caper film about the theft of a jeweled dagger from an Istanbul museum.

Writers: Monja Danischewsky, Eric Ambler | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley

Votes: 5,816

6. The Package (1989)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.

Writer: John Bishop | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, John Heard

Votes: 5,859

7. Marvel One-Shot: The Consultant (2011 Video)

4 min | Short, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Agent's Coulson and Sitwell plan to derail General Thunderbolt Ross from interfering with SHIELD affairs with a very special person.

Writer: Eric Pearson | Director: Leythum | Stars: Clark Gregg, Maximiliano Hernández, Deborah Knox, Robert Downey Jr.

Votes: 2,128

8. Call Northside 777 (1948)

Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case.

Writers: Jerome Cady, Jay Dratler, Leonard Hoffman, Quentin Reynolds, James P. McGuire | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker

Votes: 5,404

9. Dead of Winter (1987)

R | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.

Writers: Marc Shmuger, Mark Malone | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Roddy McDowall, Jan Rubes, William Russ

Votes: 1,995

10. Kansas City Confidential (1952)

Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits.

Writers: George Bruce, Harry Essex, Harold Greene, Rowland Brown | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand

Votes: 3,247

11. The Patsy (1964)

101 min | Comedy

6.2
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When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Lewis, Bill Richmond | Director: Jerry Lewis | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Ina Balin, Everett Sloane, Phil Harris

Votes: 1,229

12. Prototype (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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You are Alex Mercer, a shapeshifter with amazing powers of combat, destruction, and deception. Stalk the streets of New York City, searching for the life you lead before. Take the form of anyone in your path out to capture or kill you.

Writers: Dennis Detwiller, Adam Foshko | Director: Keith Arem | Stars: Barry Pepper, Lake Bell, Jeffrey Pierce, Phil LaMarr

Votes: 1,606

13. The Walking Dead (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution.

Writers: Ewart Adamson, Peter Milne, Robert Hardy Andrews, Lillie Hayward, Joseph Fields | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Boris Karloff, Ricardo Cortez, Edmund Gwenn, Marguerite Churchill

Votes: 1,329

14. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.1
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Private detective Philip Marlowe solves many crimes in Los Angeles during the 1930s.

Stars: Powers Boothe, Billy Kearns, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Ken Pogue

Votes: 213

15. Nightmare Beach (1989)

R | 90 min | Horror

5.2
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Diablo is a biker gang leader executed for the murder of a young woman. A year after his death, it's time for Spring Break. Football players Skip and Ronnie head to the beach, where Skip ... See full summary »

Writers: Umberto Lenzi, Vittorio Rambaldi, James Justice | Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Nicolas De Toth, Sarah Buxton, Rawley Valverde, Lance LeGault

Votes: 483

16. Executive Action (1973)

PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.7
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Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Donald Freed, Mark Lane | Director: David Miller | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer, Gilbert Green

Votes: 1,484

17. Chandler (1971)

GP | 85 min | Drama, Crime

4.3
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A hardboiled aging private eye is hired to find and protect a missing government witness sought after by the gangsters. The witness is a beautiful French woman and even the cops can't be trusted. The case is tough, but so is Chandler.

Writers: Paul Magwood, John Sacret Young | Director: Paul Magwood | Stars: Warren Oates, Leslie Caron, Alex Dreier, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 224

18. New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford (1931)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.0
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Wallingford is a con-man whose specialty is taking money from suckers. His partners are Schnozzle, a pickpocket and car thief; and Blackie, who has played the game for years. Jimmy's latest... See full summary »

Writers: Charles MacArthur, George Randolph Chester | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: William Haines, Jimmy Durante, Ernest Torrence, Leila Hyams

Votes: 370

19. The Conspirator (2013)

9 min | Short

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Was Lee Harvey Oswald an actual patsy in the JFK assassination? Or was he just a lone wolf killer? A look at what could have possibly occurred the afternoon of November 22, 1963.

Writer: Jeff Ripley | Director: Jeff Ripley | Stars: Glenn Buswell, Jeff Ripley

20. June First (1931)

Passed | 21 min | Short, Comedy

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June MacCloy, Marion Shilling and Gertrude Short are three gold-diggers trying to raise enough money to take a vacation in Europe. June works the hardest by getting a great many sugar-daddy... See full summary »

Writers: Ernest Pagano, Jack Townley | Director: Donald Gallaher | Stars: June MacCloy, Marion Shilling, Gertrude Short, James Finlayson

21. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Back and to the Left (2012)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Detective Murdoch must tread carefully when he pursues a Catholic suspect in the murder of an Alderman, killed during the attempted assassination of the city's Protestant Mayor.

Creators: R.B. Carney, Cal Coons, Alexandra Zarowny | Director: Don McCutcheon | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Thomas Craig, Helene Joy, Georgina Reilly

Votes: 57

22. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
Episode: Bullet Bump (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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The Lightman Group discovers that a governor's staffer who was killed during a rally right before the election may have been the target all along to protect a cover-up, and Clara might be lying to protect somebody on the inside.

Creator: Samuel Baum | Director: James Hayman | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

Votes: 266

23. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Mink (1956)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Paula Hudson has a stolen mink coat she tells police she purchased on a recommendation, and when they retrace her steps to find out how she obtained it, everyone denies they ever talked to her about it.

Writers: Irwin Gielgud, Gwen Bagni | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Ruth Hussey, Vinton Hayworth, Vivi Janiss

Votes: 226

24. Flikken Maastricht (2007– )
Episode: Patsy (2012)

Crime, Drama

7.8
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Wolfs presses on his theories about the anti-globalist threat to the Us president's life being a diversion for some other fiend and discovers Demetrios's true identity and opportunity to ... See full summary »

Director: Pieter Walther Boer | Stars: Victor Reinier, Angela Schijf, Oda Spelbos, Sergio IJssel

Votes: 9

25. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: Wally the Beard (1965)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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After work, Lucy, a keypunch operator, meets Walter, a short, balding, bespectacled computer technician who is her supervisor. She tells him that he is a forgettable bore, and hands back ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur A. Ross, Stanley Abbott | Director: James H. Brown | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Larry Blyden, Kathie Browne, Berkeley Harris

Votes: 86