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1. We Own the Night (2007)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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59 Metascore

A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hit men.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Danny Hoch

Votes: 73,744 | Gross: $28.56M

2. Magnum Force (1973)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.2
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Dirty Harry is on the trail of vigilante cops who are not above going beyond the law to kill the city's undesirables.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitchell Ryan, David Soul

Votes: 44,616

3. The Pink Panther 2 (2009)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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36 Metascore

Insp. Jacques Clouseau teams up with a squad of International detectives who are just as bumbling as he is. Their mission: Stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts.

Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Steve Martin, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Andy Garcia

Votes: 34,114 | Gross: $35.92M

4. Robot & Frank (2012)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.

Director: Jake Schreier | Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, Liv Tyler

Votes: 53,821 | Gross: $3.33M

5. Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)

PG | 84 min | Comedy, Crime

4.1
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Those bumbling cadets take to the streets when three inept goons successfully orchestrate a metropolitan crime wave.

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook

Votes: 22,537 | Gross: $11.57M

6. Freebie and the Bean (1974)

R | 113 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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San Francisco police detectives Freebie and Bean are determined to bust local crime boss Red Meyers at any cost, even if this means destroying the whole city in the process.

Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Alan Arkin, James Caan, Loretta Swit, Jack Kruschen

Votes: 1,814

7. Les nuits brûlantes de Linda (1975)

76 min | Drama

5.3
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A wealthy father hires a young woman in need of a job to take care of his depressed and paralysed daughter, as well as his lonely, sensuous but adopted daughter.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Alice Arno, Lina Romay, Pierre Taylou, Paul Muller

Votes: 131

8. Pushover (1954)

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

7.0
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A larcenous undercover cop falls for the beautiful moll of a bank robber on the run and together they double-cross the hood nd the cops.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 1,420

9. Mei loi ging chat (2010)

99 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.5
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A cop travels back in time to take on a corporation that's out to eliminate a doctor who has created a new technology which can break up the monopoly on a energy resources.

Director: Jing Wong | Stars: Andy Lau, Barbie Hsu, Bingbing Fan, Jiao Xu

Votes: 706

10. The Third Key (1956)

96 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Police drama. The sleuths of Scotland Yard try to solve a series of burglaries.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Jack Hawkins, John Stratton, Dorothy Alison, Michael Brooke

Votes: 418

11. Les vécés étaient fermés de l'intérieur (1976)

74 min | Comedy, Crime

5.4
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Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Coluche, Jean Rochefort, Roland Dubillard, Danièle Evenou

Votes: 326

12. Footsteps in the Sand (1939)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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A murder case sparks a sensationalist press frenzy as it becomes clear that the killer only strikes when there is a full moon.

Director: Paul L. Stein | Stars: Joan Marion, Raymond Massey, Elliott Mason, Walter Hudd

Votes: 16

13. Kojak (1973–1978)
Episode: A Question of Answers (1975)

97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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When local and federal officers want to catch a loan shark, Kojak persuades a boyhood friend to go undercover as part of a deal to dismiss a case pending against him. Pressure mounts as the... See full summary »

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 60

14. Les témoins (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2014)

50 min | Crime, Mystery

7.2
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Kaz Gorbier steps into action and reveals himself: he kidnaps his own family and lures Paul Maisonneuve into a trap. Will Sandra Winckler be able to foil his schemes and solve the numerous mysteries building up around the show-home case?

Director: Hervé Hadmar | Stars: Thierry Lhermitte, Marie Dompnier, Laurent Lucas, Jan Hammenecker

Votes: 44

15. Police Story (1973–1979)
Episode: Hard Rock Brown (1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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LAPD Narcotics detectives work with a Mexican counterpart to try to break up the operation run by the Alvarez brothers, which is flooding the market with Mexican heroin known as "hard rock brown."

Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: David Groh, Art Metrano, Taylor Lacher, René Enríquez

16. Becker (1998–2004)
Episode: Let's Talk About Sex (2002)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.6
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Becker's intended talk to children about nutrition abruptly becomes a discussion about sex. Two police officers conduct a stakeout at the diner.

Director: Darryl Bates | Stars: Ted Danson, Terry Farrell, Hattie Winston, Shawnee Smith

Votes: 31

17. Cannon (1971–1976)
Episode: Murder by Moonlight (1972)

Not Rated | 51 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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Convicted felon Mike Carr attends college under a prison rehab program. The incarcerated crime boss John Flatow forces Carr to ferry information to and from his outside people. Cannon agrees to help Carr break free of Flatow's control.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: William Conrad, Burr DeBenning, Julie Gregg, Lin McCarthy

Votes: 18

18. Police Story (1973–1979)
Episode: Slow Boy (1973)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A tough cop in charge of a special felony squad goes after the vicious son of a Mafia chief who is pulling a string of strong-arm robberies.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Vic Morrow, Edward Asner, Diane Baker, Ina Balin

Votes: 67

19. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: The Panty Sniffer (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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While Catherine helps perform surveillance on a pair of meth dealers in a casino hotel room, Archie accidentally stumbles on the dead body of a casino hospitality employee in the loading docks.

Director: Louis Shaw Milito | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

Votes: 419

20. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: The Stakeout (1976)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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The police are looking for a fence named Alex Hacker who's been spotted coming in and out of The Sanford Arms. They use Fred and Lamont's home to stakeout the Arms. Meanwhile, Fred has a crush on a new lady tenant.

Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Don Bexley, Howard Platt

Votes: 36