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1. A Most Wanted Man (2014)

R | 122 min | Thriller

6.9
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73 Metascore

A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.

Writers: Andrew Bovell, John le Carré, Stephen Cornwell | Director: Anton Corbijn | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Daniel Brühl, Robin Wright

2. The Heat (I) (2013)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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60 Metascore

An uptight FBI Special Agent is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord.

Writer: Katie Dippold | Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Michael McDonald, Melissa McCarthy, Demian Bichir

3. Biutiful (2010)

R | 148 min | Drama

7.5
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58 Metascore

This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move.

Writers: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Armando Bo | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib, Guillermo Estrella

4. In the Name of the Father (1993)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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84 Metascore

A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.

Writers: Gerry Conlon, Terry George, Jim Sheridan | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

5. Strange Days (1995)

R | 145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a police conspiracy in 1999 Los Angeles.

Writers: James Cameron, Jay Cocks | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore

6. Cadillac Records (2008)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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65 Metascore

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

Writer: Darnell Martin | Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé Knowles, Columbus Short

7. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Drama

8.4
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An idealistic English filmmaker casts a group of student actors in her docudrama about India's revolution against British rule in the 1920s.

Writers: Renzil D'Silva, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Kamlesh Pandey | Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

8. Dark Angel (1990)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Horror

6.0
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Jack Caine (Dolph Lundgren) is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst ... See full summary »

Writers: Jonathan Tydor, Leonard Maas Jr. | Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley, Matthias Hues

9. The Lady (2011)

R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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43 Metascore

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Writer: Rebecca Frayn | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse

10. Fritz the Cat (1972)

Unrated | 78 min | Animation, Comedy

6.2
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A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960's.

Writers: Ralph Bakshi, Robert Crumb | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry, Judy Engles

11. Jimmy's Hall (2014)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

6.7
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60 Metascore

Political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the country's 'Red Scare' of the 1930s.

Writers: Paul Laverty, Donal O'Kelly | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Andrew Scott, Jim Norton

12. Even the Rain (2010)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Icíar Bollaín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar, Karra Elejalde, Juan Carlos Aduviri

13. Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.

Writer: Melvin Van Peebles | Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Melvin Van Peebles, Simon Chuckster, Hubert Scales, John Dullaghan

14. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »

Writers: Terry George, Jim Sheridan | Director: Terry George | Stars: Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara

15. Coonskin (1975)

R | 100 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police.

Writer: Ralph Bakshi | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Barry White, Charles Gordone, Scatman Crothers, Philip Michael Thomas

16. Heavy Traffic (1973)

X | 77 min | Animation, Drama

6.7
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An "underground" cartoonist contends with life in the inner city, where various unsavory characters serve as inspiration for his artwork.

Writer: Ralph Bakshi | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Joseph Kaufmann, Beverly Hope Atkinson, Frank DeKova, Terri Haven

17. Le Deuxieme Souffle (1966)

Not Rated | 150 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Gustave Minda, better known as Gu, a dangerous gangster, escapes from jail. He goes to Paris to join Manouche and other friends, and get involved in a gangland killing. Before leaving the ... See full summary »

Writers: José Giovanni, Jean-Pierre Melville | Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Raymond Pellegrin, Christine Fabréga

18. The Spirit of '45 (2013)

94 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.

Writer: Ken Loach | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Winston Churchill, Tony Benn, Aneurin Bevan, Clement Attlee

19. Guilty (2011)

102 min | Drama

7.3
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A family man battles to prove his innocence after being accused of a heinous crime.

Writers: Hubert Delarue, Serge Frydman, Vincent Garenq, Alain Marécaux | Director: Vincent Garenq | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Wladimir Yordanoff, Noémie Lvovsky, Raphaël Ferret

20. Le marginal (1983)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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The story is about Commissioner Jordan who arrives in Marseille to combat drug trafficking activities in his own unique way.

Writers: Jacques Deray, Jean Herman, Michel Audiard | Director: Jacques Deray | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Henry Silva, Carlos Sotto Mayor, Pierre Vernier

21. Babylon (1981)

95 min | Drama

7.2
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The movie centers around Brindsley Forde's character blue. He fronts a reggae sound system based in west London. The movie captures the trials and tribulations of young black youths in troubled London in the early eighties.

Writers: Franco Rosso, Martin Stellman | Director: Franco Rosso | Stars: David N. Haynes, Trevor Laird, Victor Romero Evans, Brian Bovell

22. Rancid (2004)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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Once a promising writer, John Hayson now gets by on the odd writing job. A personal tragedy has left him dispassionate about the world and his work and he lives his life in limbo. In the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jesper Ersgård, Patrik Ersgård, Jack Ersgard | Director: Jack Ersgard | Stars: Matthew Settle, Fay Masterson, Currie Graham, Patrik Ersgård

23. Outside the Law (2010)

Unrated | 138 min | Crime, Drama, War

6.7
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59 Metascore

A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII.

Writer: Rachid Bouchareb | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Chafia Boudraa

24. This Revolution (2005)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.6
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36 Metascore

In this politically charged homage to Medium Cool, a photographer covers the urban guerrilla war on New York streets during the RNC.

Writer: Stephen Marshall | Director: Stephen Marshall | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Nathan Crooker, Amy Redford, Brett DelBuono

25. Dev (2004)

172 min | Drama

7.1
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Joint Commissioner of Police Dev Pratap Singh, a duty-bound, self-righteous officer, and Special Commissioner Tejinder Khosla, the balancing force between the political interests of Chief ... See full summary »

Writers: G.P. Deshpande, Nida Fazli, Govind Nihalani, Meenakshi Sharma | Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Om Puri, Fardeen Khan, Kareena Kapoor

26. The Knock Out Cop (1973)

PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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Writers: Nicola Badalucco, Lucio De Caro, Luciano Vincenzoni | Director: Steno | Stars: Bud Spencer, Adalberto Maria Merli, Raymond Pellegrin, Juliette Mayniel

27. PTU (2003)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun.

Writers: Nai-Hoi Yau, Kin-Yee Au | Director: Johnnie To | Stars: Simon Yam, Suet Lam, Ruby Wong, Maggie Siu

28. Illégal (2010)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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54 Metascore

Tania, a young Russian woman who lives illegally in Belgium with her 13-year-old son Ivan. Constantly on her guard, she dreads police checks until the day she is arrested. Mother and son ... See full summary »

Writer: Olivier Masset-Depasse | Director: Olivier Masset-Depasse | Stars: Anne Coesens, Alexandre Gontcharov, Milo Masset-Depasse, Natalia Belokonskaya

29. Fallen Angel (1945)

Approved | 98 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.2
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A slick con man arrives in a small town looking to make some money, but soon gets more than he bargained for.

Writers: Harry Kleiner, Marty Holland | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Charles Bickford

30. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

31. Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama

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One of the first films about the mafia occurrence, in which the fight is hopeless, because "the polyp's feeler" reaches everything and everybody. A police inspector and a deputy public ... See full summary »

Writers: Damiano Damiani, Fulvio Gicca Palli, Salvatore Laurani | Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Franco Nero, Martin Balsam, Marilù Tolo, Claudio Gora

32. Pirate TV (2012)

108 min | Comedy

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Writers: Michel Leclerc, Thomas Lilti | Director: Michel Leclerc | Stars: Félix Moati, Eric Elmosnino, Sara Forestier, Maïwenn

33. The Loner (1987)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Writers: Alphonse Boudard, Jacques Deray, Simon Michaël, Daniel Saint-Hamont | Director: Jacques Deray | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean-Pierre Malo, Michel Beaune, Pierre Vernier

34. Dr. Lamb (1992)

89 min | Action, Crime, Horror

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An abnormal taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are killed as a result. The muderer, Laiu, likes to take photos of the victims dismembered bodies as ... See full summary »

Writer: Kam-Fai Law | Directors: Danny Lee, Hin Sing 'Billy' Tang | Stars: Danny Lee, Simon Yam, Kent Cheng, Pik Yu Chung

35. Gunaah (2002)

Crime, Drama

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Tough cop Prabha (Bipasha Basu) is haunted by the demons of her past. Being an illegitimate daughter of a prostitute, she has had a very bad childhood and there once occurred an incident in... See full summary »

Writers: Mahesh Bhatt, Pranay Narayan | Director: Amol Shetge | Stars: Bipasha Basu, Dino Morea, Ashutosh Rana, Banjara

36. Tiger on Beat (1988)

TV-MA | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.

Writer: Kwok Chi Tsang | Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Nina Li Chi, Conan Lee, Norman Chu

37. Gods of the Plague (1970)

91 min | Crime, Drama

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A man is released from prison and finds the society on the outside less than appealing. With several women as well as the police on his tail, he sets out to find an old friend.

Writer: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Margarethe von Trotta, Harry Baer, Günther Kaufmann

38. Gangaajal (2003)

157 min | Crime, Drama

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An IPS officer motivates and leads a dysfunctional, corrupt police force of Tezpur to fight against the corrupt politician.

Writer: Prakash Jha | Director: Prakash Jha | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Gracy Singh, Mohan Joshi, Yashpal Sharma

39. On Dangerous Ground (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Hard, withdrawn city cop Jim Wilson roughs up one too many suspects and is sent upstate to help investigate the murder of a young girl in the winter countryside. There he meets Mary Malden,... See full summary »

Writers: A.I. Bezzerides, Nicholas Ray, Gerald Butler | Directors: Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond, Charles Kemper

40. The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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A Watchmaker finds out one day that his son has become a murderer. He tries to understand for whom and why.

Writers: Georges Simenon, Jean Aurenche, Pierre Bost, Bertrand Tavernier | Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jacques Denis, Yves Afonso

41. Penalty of Justice (2013)

14 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.9
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Life is wonderful until the sportsman falls into the hands of fate and corrupted criminal system. Losing all, he does not give up: thanks to his father and good lawyer, he seeks justice at the European Court of Human Rights.

Director: Slavik Bihun | Stars: Bohdan Savitskyy, Roman Kotyk, Tetyana Zhuravel

42. Razzia (1955)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Henri, the Man from Nantes, comes back to his country after a successful stay in the United States, where he was working for Liski, the drug dealer. With the fame of being a tough guy ... See full summary »

Writers: Auguste Le Breton, Henri Decoin, Maurice Griffe | Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio, Lino Ventura, Albert Rémy

43. The Glove (1979)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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A bounty hunter is offered $20,000 - off the record - for the capture of a very large man who dons body armor and steel-plated gauntlets for his regular beatings of some unfortunate individuals.

Writers: Hubert Smith, Julian Roffman, Ross Hagen | Director: Ross Hagen | Stars: John Saxon, Roosevelt Grier, Joanna Cassidy, Joan Blondell

44. I guappi (1974)

130 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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In this period piece set in Italy, Nicola Bellizzi dreams of becoming a lawyer. However, when he seeks the reason that people are reluctant to help him in his goals, he discovers that some ... See full summary »

Writers: Ugo Pirro, Michele Prisco, Pasquale Squitieri | Director: Pasquale Squitieri | Stars: Claudia Cardinale, Franco Nero, Fabio Testi, Lina Polito

45. Il cinico, l'infame, il violento (1977)

100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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Luigi Maietto (Chinaman) escapes from prison he then orders two henchman to murder the inspector whose testimonal led to his being jailed. Inspector Tanzi is left for dead but lives. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Ernesto Gastaldi, Umberto Lenzi, Dardano Sacchetti, Sauro Scavolini | Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Maurizio Merli, John Saxon, Tomas Milian, Renzo Palmer

46. Them and Us (1976)

91 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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The teenagers Lasse and Geir is arrested after making trouble on a night bus into town. After a night in the slammer they go home. To Geir's alcoholic mother and to Lasse's father, which is terrorizing the entire family.

Writer: Svend Wam | Director: Svend Wam | Stars: Torgeir Schjerven, Lasse Tømte, Kjersti Døvigen, Jorunn Kjellsby

47. Joshuu sasori: Kemono-beya (1973)

87 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

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Writers: Hirô Matsuda, Tooru Shinohara | Director: Shunya Itô | Stars: Meiko Kaji, Mikio Narita, Reisen Ri, Yayoi Watanabe

48. Badal (2000)

166 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.6
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Badal (Bobby Deol) is a victim of the 1984 riots, brought up by a terrorist (Ashish Vidyarthi). Badal lives with the sole aim of exterminating a police cop Rana (Ashutosh Rana) now the DGP.... See full summary »

Writers: Raj Kanwar, Robin Bhatt, Sutanu Gupta, Santosh Saroj | Director: Raj Kanwar | Stars: Bobby Deol, Rani Mukerji, Ashutosh Rana, Ashish Vidyarthi

49. Sambizanga (1973)

102 min | Drama

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Domingos is a member of an African liberation movement, arrested by the Portuguese secret police, after bloody events in Angola. He does not betray his companions, but is beaten to death in... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Agostini, Sarah Maldoror, Maurice Pons, Luandino Vieira, Mário de Andrade | Director: Sarah Maldoror | Stars: Domingos de Oliveira, Elisa Andrade, Jean M'Vondo, Dino Abelino

50. Wesh wesh, qu'est-ce qui se passe? (2001)

83 min | Drama

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Kamel, a young man from the french ghetto, near Paris, is coming back to France. He was arrested for dealing drugs, he spent five years in jail and was banned from France for two years. He ... See full summary »

Writers: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Madjid Benaroudj | Director: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche | Stars: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Ahmed Hammoudi, Brahim Ameur-Zaïmeche, Farida Mouffok