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1. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

Votes: 348,325 | Gross: $130.16M

2. L.A. Confidential (1997)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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90 Metascore

As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Votes: 458,680 | Gross: $64.62M

3. Gone Baby Gone (2007)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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72 Metascore

Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally.

Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan

Votes: 218,566 | Gross: $20.30M

4. The Whistleblower (2010)

R | 112 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.2
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59 Metascore

A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal.

Director: Larysa Kondracki | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathairn

Votes: 27,699 | Gross: $1.12M

5. Q & A (1990)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuses to help him in this gritty ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton, Armand Assante, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 4,370 | Gross: $11.21M

6. Pixote (1981)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with crimes, prostitution and drugs.

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino

Votes: 5,311

7. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary

7.3
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79 Metascore

This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.

Director: Stanley Nelson | Stars: Angela Arnold, Erica Ball, Rhon G. Flatts, Eric Lockley

Votes: 1,175 | Gross: $0.48M

8. Frygtelig lykkelig (2008)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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74 Metascore

A thriller about a Copenhagen cop who moves to a small town after having a nervous breakdown.

Director: Henrik Ruben Genz | Stars: Jakob Cedergren, Lene Maria Christensen, Kim Bodnia, Lars Brygmann

Votes: 4,732 | Gross: $0.07M

9. Perfect Creature (2006)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

5.5
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The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.

Director: Glenn Standring | Stars: Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, Leo Gregory, Scott Wills

Votes: 4,900

10. The Silence (2010– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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An eighteen-year-old struggling to integrate into a hearing world following cochlear implantation witnesses the murder of a police officer. The subsequent investigation unravels a net of police corruption.

Stars: Genevieve Barr, Douglas Henshall, Dervla Kirwan, Harry Ferrier

Votes: 347

11. Nightmare Beach (1989)

R | 90 min | Horror

5.4
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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 »

Directors: James Justice, Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Nicolas De Toth, Sarah Buxton, Rawley Valverde, Lance LeGault

Votes: 666

12. The Clinton Chronicles (1994 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

6.2
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A documentary accusing Bill Clinton of crimes in Arkansas.

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

Votes: 82

13. The Unspeakable (1996 TV Movie)

R | 88 min | Action, Thriller

4.5
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When Alice Redmond is required to go deep undercover in an effort to trap number one suspect Darren Metlick, she gets very close to the edge. Her superiors push her past the point of no ... See full summary »

Director: Howard McCain | Stars: Timothy Busfield, Athena Massey, David Chokachi, Cyril O'Reilly

Votes: 126

14. Sirens (1999 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Drama

5.2
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A white woman relentlessly seeks justice against two racist policemen who accidentally killed her black ex-husband and had their department cover it up.

Director: John Sacret Young | Stars: Dana Delany, Keith Carradine, Justin Theroux, Vondie Curtis-Hall

Votes: 203

15. The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.4
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86 Metascore

Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Alk | Stars: Skip Andrew, Edward Carmody, James Davis, Rennie Davis

Votes: 179

16. The Death of Vince Foster: What Really Happened? (1995 Video)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

6.8
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What really happened to White House counsel Vince Foster on 20 July, 1993? Suicide or murder? The documentary explores several evidences that indicates a foul play could have happened and ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Matrisciana | Stars: Bob Bennett, James C. Beyer, Barbara Boxer, Cheryl Braun

Votes: 9

17. Who Killed Chea Vichea? (2011)

56 min | Documentary

7.8
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After the assassination of a Cambodian union leader, filmmaker Bradley Cox tracks down witnesses and unravels the police plot that framed two men.

Director: Bradley Cox | Stars: Samnang Born, Vichea Chea, Eric Milano, Rainsy Sam

Votes: 15

18. Police Brutality Worse Than Rodney King: The Robert Leone Story (2012 Video)

37 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

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The story of 31-year-old bipolar sufferer, Robert Charles Leone, who was stopped, tasered, beaten and abused by Pennsylvania State Troopers while innocently making his way home in March 2010.

Stars: Larry Hohol, Robert Charles Leone

19. The Silence of Cricket Coogler (2000 Video)

Documentary

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Historical documentary covering the murder of a waitress, Cricket Coogler, who was last seen in a New Mexico state automobile and the subsequent grand jury investigation which exposed a ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Cullin | Stars: John Ehrlichman, Walt Finley, Tony Hillerman, Jerry Nuzum

20. Ihin no koe wo kiku otoko (2009 TV Movie)

94 min | Mystery

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Director: Kenjirô Kuranuki | Stars: Eiji Okuda, Megumi Satô, Yumi Adachi, Jun'ichi Haruta

21. Above Suspicion (2009–2012)
Episode: Deadly Intent Part 3 (2011)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Julia's husband Anthony Collingwood is an alternate identity for international drug dealer Alexander Fitzpatrick, who only seems to care about his son.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Kelly Reilly, Ciarán Hinds, Shaun Dingwall, Celyn Jones

Votes: 34

22. Line of Duty (2012– )
Episode: Episode #3.1 (2016)

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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When a criminal is shot dead by a police armed-response unit led by Sergeant Danny Waldron, AC-12 gather evidence suggesting it was a deliberate killing rather than self-defense.

Director: Michael Keillor | Stars: Daniel Mays, Will Mellor, Shaun Parkes, Lisa Palfrey

Votes: 358

23. Trial & Retribution (1997– )
Episode: Episode #4.1 (2000)

220 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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DI Pat North is assigned to look into case that may clear a man convicted of murder eight years ago.

Director: Michael Whyte | Stars: James Wilby, Megan De Wolf, Rosy De Wolf, Steven Hartley

Votes: 108

24. Inspector George Gently (2007– )
Episode: Goodbye China (2011)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Gently and Bacchus look into the suspicious death of Gently's old friend and ex-snout, China.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: James Acton, Jay Miller, Niek Versteeg, Martin Shaw

Votes: 210

25. House of Anubis (2011–2013)
Episode: House of Hyper (2011)

TV-G | 21 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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Victor discovers the stolen key to the attic on the floor of his office and demands that whoever returned it come forward. In a show of solidarity, everyone admits that they returned it. ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Poole | Stars: Nathalia Ramos, Brad Kavanagh, Alex Sawyer, Tasie Lawrence

Votes: 22

26. Cold Blood (2008– )
Episode: Philadelphia's Night Stalker (2012)

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

5.5
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When Wharton business student Shannon Schieber is found raped and strangled to death in her Philadelphia apartment, the city errupts with outrage as it's discovered that Shannon's death is ... See full summary »

Directors: Karl Jason, Marcus Valentin | Stars: Perry Norton, Rachel Blair, Tevin Manherz-Dennis, Adrian Parker

Votes: 6

27. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Tattered and Torn (2011)

TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Murdoch struggles to work with the new coroner and clashes openly when a cement block found near the water contains the remains of not one but three men.

Director: Don McCutcheon | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

Votes: 148

28. Sleepy Hollow (2013–2017)
Episode: What Lies Beneath (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Abbie and Crane are called in to investigate when a team of surveyors disappear. Meanwhile Frank asks Jenny a seemingly innocent favor.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Orlando Jones, Katia Winter

Votes: 448