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1. Tell No One (2006)

Unrated | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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82 Metascore

The pediatrician Alexandre Beck misses his beloved wife Margot Beck, who was brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect. When two bodies are found near where the corpse... See full summary »

Writers: Guillaume Canet, Harlan Coben, Philippe Lefebvre | Director: Guillaume Canet | Stars: François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze, André Dussollier, Kristin Scott Thomas

2. Colors (1988)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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66 Metascore

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

Writers: Michael Schiffer, Richard Di Lello | Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks

3. Under Suspicion (2000)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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43 Metascore

A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. This will only take ten minutes, they say, but it turns out to be one ... See full summary »

Writers: John Wainwright, Claude Miller, Jean Herman, Michel Audiard, Tom Provost, W. Peter Iliff | Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman, Thomas Jane, Monica Bellucci

4. The Limey (1999)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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73 Metascore

An extremely volatile and dangerous Englishman goes to Los Angeles to find the man he considers responsible for his daughter's death.

Writer: Lem Dobbs | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Terence Stamp, Peter Fonda, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzmán

5. Prime Suspect (1991 TV Mini-Series)

207 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.

Stars: Helen Mirren, John Benfield, Tom Bell, Jack Ellis

6. I Confess (1953)

Unrated | 95 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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Refusing to give into police investigators' questions of suspicion, due to the seal of confession, a priest becomes the prime suspect in a murder.

Writers: George Tabori, William Archibald, Paul Anthelme | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden, Brian Aherne

7. Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2006 TV Movie)

182 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Approaching retirement, Jane Tennison investigates the murder of a missing girl. But the cracks soon begin to show as Jane struggles with an alcohol problem and the death of her father.

Writer: Frank Deasy | Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Helen Mirren, Stephen Tompkinson, Laura Greenwood, Eve Best

8. Prime Suspect 3 (1993 TV Mini-Series)

207 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, Karen Tomlin, David Thewlis

9. Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003 TV Mini-Series)

195 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison's investigation of the murder of a Bosnian refugee leads her to one, or possibly two, Serbian war criminals determined to silence the last witness to a massacre a decade before.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Oleg Menshikov, Ben Miles, Robert Pugh

10. Legacy (2008 Video)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

3.0
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When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.

Writers: Jason Dudek, Samantha Silver | Director: Jason Dudek | Stars: Haylie Duff, Madeline Zima, Monica Lo, Brett Claywell

11. A Blueprint for Murder (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Whitney Cameron suspects his sister-in-law has poisoned his brother and niece, but without proof how does he prevent the murder of his nephew?

Writer: Andrew L. Stone | Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Gary Merrill, Catherine McLeod

12. Tiger Bay (1959)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A 12 year old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.

Writers: Noël Calef, John Hawkesworth, Shelley Smith | Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Horst Buchholz, John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell

13. Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996 TV Mini-Series)

200 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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Detective Tennison investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss.

Stars: Helen Mirren, David O'Hara, Julia Lane, John Brobbey

14. The Naked Edge (1961)

Approved | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Five years after George Radcliffe was the chief witness in a high profile murder case, his wife receives a blackmailing letter accusing him of the crime.

Writers: Joseph Stefano, Max Ehrlich | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Gary Cooper, Deborah Kerr, Eric Portman, Diane Cilento

15. Phobia (1980)

R | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

3.5
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A psychiatrist involved in a radical new therapy comes under suspicion when his patients are murdered, each according to their individual phobias.

Writers: Gary Sherman, Ronald Shusett, Lew Lehman, Jimmy Sangster, Peter Bellwood | Director: John Huston | Stars: Paul Michael Glaser, Susan Hogan, John Colicos, David Bolt

16. 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

17. Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995 TV Movie)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Supt. Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications.

Writer: Paul Billing | Director: John Madden | Stars: Helen Mirren, Beatie Edney, Robert Glenister, Lesley Sharp

18. Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995 TV Movie)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A seemingly straightforward sex murder investigation by Superintendent Jane Tennison leads to a hidden political scandal.

Writers: Eric Deacon, Meredith Oakes | Director: Sarah Pia Anderson | Stars: Helen Mirren, Thomas Russell, James Laurenson, Helene Kvale

19. Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1995 TV Movie)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.

Writer: Guy Hibbert | Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Helen Mirren, Pip Donaghy, Tim Woodward, Stephen Boxer

20. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An aspiring reporter is the key witness at the murder trial of a young man accused of cutting a café owner's throat and is soon accused of a similar crime himself.

Writer: Frank Partos | Director: Boris Ingster | Stars: Peter Lorre, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Charles Waldron

21. The She-Creature (1956)

Approved | 77 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

3.0
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A mysterious hypnotist reverts his beautiful assistant back into the form of a prehistoric sea monster that she was in a past life.

Writers: Lou Rusoff, Jerry Zigmond | Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Chester Morris, Tom Conway, Cathy Downs, Lance Fuller

22. The Gay Falcon (1941)

Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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The Falcon investigates jewel thieves who are working with hard up socialites to defraud insurance companies. First of the Falcon series.

Writers: Lynn Root, Frank Fenton, Michael Arlen | Director: Irving Reis | Stars: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Allen Jenkins, Nina Vale

23. Murder on a Honeymoon (1935)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A schoolteacher and amateur sleuth suspects foul play when a fellow passenger on a sea-plane gets sick and dies.

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Robert Benchley, Stuart Palmer | Director: Lloyd Corrigan | Stars: Edna May Oliver, James Gleason, Lola Lane, George Meeker

24. A Date with the Falcon (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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The story's maguffin is a formula for flawless industrial diamonds pursued by the Falcon and a bevy of villains.

Writers: Lynn Root, Frank Fenton, Michael Arlen | Director: Irving Reis | Stars: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, James Gleason, Allen Jenkins

25. The Brutal Insanity of Love (1993)

101 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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Writer: Takashi Ishii | Director: Toshiharu Ikeda | Stars: Shirô Sano, Megumi Yokoyama, Kimiko Yo, Tatsuo Yamada

26. Shanghai Chest (1948)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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Charlie attempts to solve a triple murder in which a dead man's finger prints show up at all three murder sites.

Writers: Earl Derr Biggers, Samuel Newman, Scott Darling, Tim Ryan | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Roland Winters, Mantan Moreland, Tim Ryan, Victor Sen Yung

27. The Falcon in Danger (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery

6.3
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Whem a passenger plane crash lands at a local airport, bystanders and first responders are shocked to find there is no one aboard.

Writers: Fred Niblo Jr., Craig Rice, Michael Arlen | Director: William Clemens | Stars: Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Elaine Shepard, Amelita Ward

28. The Falcon Strikes Back (1943)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Tom Lawrence, who has inherited his brother's sobriquet of "The Falcon," is framed for the theft of war bonds and murder.

Writers: Edward Dein, Gerald Geraghty, Stuart Palmer, Michael Arlen | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Tom Conway, Harriet Hilliard, Jane Randolph, Edgar Kennedy

29. Jack the Ripper in America (2009 TV Special)

45 min | Biography

7.3
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Jack the Ripper, the world's greatest ever serial killer. For over a hundred years he has eluded every investigator. Could it be that they have all been looking in the wrong place - and ... See full summary »

Director: John Fothergill | Stars: Edward T. Norris, Terry MacDonald, James Card, Newson Osbourne

30. Fly Away Baby (1937)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Torchy Blane solves a murder and smuggling case during a round-the-world flight.

Writers: Don Ryan, Kenneth Gamet, Dorothy Kilgallen | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Glenda Farrell, Barton MacLane, Gordon Oliver, Hugh O'Connell

31. The Hour of 13 (1952)

80 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.3
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A jewel thief tries to mislead police who suspect that his theft of a valuable emerald is related to the serial murder of eleven policemen.

Writers: Philip MacDonald, Leon Gordon, Howard Emmett Rogers | Director: Harold French | Stars: Peter Lawford, Dawn Addams, Roland Culver, Derek Bond

32. His Name Was Arthur Leigh Allen (2008 Video)

Documentary, Crime

6.3
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Director: David Prior | Stars: Arthur Spinelli, Donald Cheney, Sandy Panzarella, Norman Boudreau

33. Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device (2012 Video Game)

E10+ | Adventure, Mystery

8.5
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Teen detective Nancy Drew investigates after a theoretical physicist is found electrocuted in a Colorado laboratory.

Writers: Nik Blahunka, Cathy Roiter | Director: Tim Burke | Stars: Lani Minella, Katherine Grant-Suttie, Marc Biagi, Sara Mountjoy-Pepka

34. Jack the Ripper: Prime Suspect (2011 TV Special)

44 min | Documentary

6.5
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Creator: John McCourt | Director: Franco di Chiera | Stars: Dennis Cometti, Brett Allen, Eliot Buchan, Adam Cannel

35. With Pleasure, Madame (1936)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.5
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It is the height of the fashionable season and the world-famous singer, Anita Stella, comes to Cannes on the Riviera, where she has been engaged to perform at a Charity Ball sponsored by ... See full summary »

Writers: Alfred Grünwald, Fritz Löhner-Beda, Reginald Long, Ákos Tolnay | Director: Victor Hanbury | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Marta Labarr, Lu Ann Meredith, Fred Conyngham

36. Finding Jack the Ripper (2011 TV Special)

44 min | Documentary

6.3
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Director: Ian A. Hunt | Stars: Harry Chase, Joachim Kerzel, Sean Pertwee, Trevor Marriott

37. The Last Wager (1989)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Writer: Kostas Zirinis | Director: Kostas Zirinis | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Nikos Alexiou, Dimitris Banos, Rania Dizikiriki

38. Akuma no youna aitsu (1975– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Kenji Sawada, Tatsuya Fuji, Ichirô Araki, Michiyo Ôkusu

39. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: A Case of Coincidence: Part One (1996)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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After four attractive women are found strangled in and around the local river, the free-spirited wife of a London doctor is killed while on an extramarital assignation.

Writers: Geoffrey Case, Ruth Rendell | Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Caroline Bliss, Robin Summers, Keith Barron, Ronald Pickup

40. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: A Deadly State of Mind (1975)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A psychiatrist, who specializes in hypnosis, murders the husband of his mistress and convinces her to lie to the police; it's up to Lt. Columbo to discover the truth.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Harvey Hart | Stars: Peter Falk, George Hamilton, Lesley Ann Warren, Stephen Elliott

41. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: A Minority of One (1994)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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While Frost is investigating a series of burglaries in a black area of Denton, one of his informants, a single mother, is murdered as Mullett worries about bad press.

Writers: R.D. Wingfield, Christopher Russell | Director: Roger Bamford | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Lennie James, Neil Phillips

42. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )
Episode: A Traitor to Memory (2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Lynley and Havers (who plans to resign from the force in a month) are assigned to the hit and run (and hit and run again) of a woman.

Writers: Kevin Clarke, Elizabeth George | Director: Brian Stirner | Stars: Patrick Kennedy, David Calder, Rosalind Jones, Mandy More

43. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: An Exercise in Fatality (1974)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A health club owner murders one of his franchisees; Lt. Columbo is on the case.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Peter Falk, Robert Conrad, Gretchen Corbett, Pat Harrington Jr.

44. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Any Old Port in a Storm (1973)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A connoisseur running a California winery murders his younger half-brother to prevent him from selling the family business. Lt. Columbo is on the case.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Peter Falk, Donald Pleasence, Joyce Jillson, Gary Conway

45. Foyle's War (2002– )
Episode: Bad Blood (2006)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Foyle investigates the a mysterious disease affecting local farm animals and looks into the arrest of a pacifist accused of stabbing a war hero.

Writer: Anthony Horowitz | Director: Jeremy Silberston | Stars: Peter Sandys-Clarke, Ben Meyjes, Philip Franks, Honeysuckle Weeks

46. Foyle's War (2002– )
Episode: Bleak Midwinter (2007)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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The apparently accidental death of a young woman in a munitions factory becomes linked with the murder of Milner's estranged wife as he falls under suspicion,

Writer: Anthony Horowitz | Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Kate Ambler, Gavin Brocker, Ann Beach, Sian Brooke

47. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Blueprint for Murder (1972)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Elliot Markham, a brilliant architect and con-man, murders a Texas millionaire and hides his body in order to keep his visionary construction project financed.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Peter Falk | Stars: Peter Falk, Patrick O'Neal, Janis Paige, Pamela Austin

48. Foyle's War (2002– )
Episode: Broken Souls (2008)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Foyles hones in on two murders: an unpopular psychiatrist in a trauma facility and a low security German POW on work release to a local farm.

Creator: Anthony Horowitz | Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Joseph Mawle, Jonathan Forbes, Louis Nummy, Natasha Little

49. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Candidate for Crime (1973)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Senatorial candidate Nelson Hayward murders his domineering campaign manager, staging it to appear that Hayward himself was the intended victim of a mob hit gone wrong. Columbo hits the campaign trail to catch the killer.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Peter Falk, Jackie Cooper, Joanne Linville, Tisha Sterling

50. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Contact Breaker (1975)

49 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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After Danny Keever and convict on weekend release and due for parole is framed in a bank robbery, Regan works to clear him.

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Director: William Brayne | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Warren Clarke