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1. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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79 Metascore

10 Years after a disease that spread around the globe, Apes who have survived the disease go head-to-head with a group of human survivors and a traitor who is hell bent on destroying humans and apes, triggering the unbalanced war for peace.

Writers: Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Pierre Boulle | Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Kodi Smit-McPhee

2. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Writers: Stephen King, Frank Darabont | Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

3. The Longest Yard (2005)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport

6.3
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48 Metascore

Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.

Writers: Albert S. Ruddy, Tracy Keenan Wynn, Sheldon Turner | Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds, Chris Rock, Nelly

4. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

5. The A-Team (2010)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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47 Metascore

A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

Writers: Joe Carnahan, Brian Bloom, Skip Woods, Frank Lupo, Stephen J. Cannell | Director: Joe Carnahan | Stars: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel

6. Holes (2003)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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71 Metascore

A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.

Writer: Louis Sachar | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Tim Blake Nelson

7. Fast Five (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.

Writers: Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson | Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster

8. Fast & Furious (2009)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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45 Metascore

Brian O'Conner, now working for the FBI in LA, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.

Writers: Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson | Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

9. The Fugitive (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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88 Metascore

Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt.

Writers: Jeb Stuart, David Twohy, Roy Huggins | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore

10. Death Race (2008)

R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
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43 Metascore

Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.

Writers: Paul W.S. Anderson, Robert Thom, Charles B. Griffith, Ib Melchior | Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson, Ian McShane

11. S.W.A.T. (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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45 Metascore

An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody and only the LAPD's Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it.

Writers: Robert Hamner, Ron Mita, Jim McClain, David Ayer, David McKenna | Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, LL Cool J

12. Death Race 2 (2010 Video)

R | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.

Writers: Paul W.S. Anderson, Tony Giglio | Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Luke Goss, Lauren Cohan, Sean Bean, Ving Rhames

13. Daylight (1996)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.8
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Disaster in a New York tunnel as explosions collapse both ends of it. One hero tries to help the people inside find their way to safety.

Writer: Leslie Bohem | Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen, Dan Hedaya

14. Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009 Video)

Unrated | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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When the transfer bus crashes somewhere in West Virginia forest, a group of convicts and a corrections officer meet a rafter while on the run from cannibalistic hillbilly freaks.

Writers: Connor James Delaney, Alan B. McElroy | Director: Declan O'Brien | Stars: Tom Frederic, Janet Montgomery, Gil Kolirin, Christian Contreras

15. Death Warrant (1990)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his... See full summary »

Writer: David S. Goyer | Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Robert Guillaume, Cynthia Gibb, George Dickerson

16. Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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54 Metascore

A police sergeant must rally the cops and prisoners together to protect themselves on New Year's Eve, just as corrupt policeman surround the station with the intent of killing all to keep their deception in the ranks.

Writers: John Carpenter, James DeMonaco | Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Gabriel Byrne, Maria Bello

17. Arena (2011 Video)

R | 94 min | Action, Thriller

4.8
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David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.

Writers: Tony Giglio, Michael Hultquist, Robert Martinez | Director: Jonah Loop | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Kellan Lutz, Johnny Messner, Katia Winter

18. Blue Streak (1999)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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46 Metascore

A former convict poses as a cop to retrieve a diamond he stole years ago.

Writers: Michael Berry, John Blumenthal, Stephen Carpenter | Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, Peter Greene, Dave Chappelle

19. Dead Presidents (1995)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.

Writers: Allen Hughes, Albert Hughes, Michael Henry Brown, Wallace Terry | Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Freddy Rodríguez

20. Money Talks (1997)

R | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

Writers: Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Chris Tucker, Heather Locklear, Elise Neal

21. National Security (2003)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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31 Metascore

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.

Writers: Jay Scherick, David Ronn | Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Steve Zahn, Colm Feore, Bill Duke

22. Felon (2008)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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58 Metascore

A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.

Writer: Ric Roman Waugh | Director: Ric Roman Waugh | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Marisol Nichols, Vincent Miller, Anne Archer

23. Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (2009)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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The boys return from jail to find the park has deteriorated, with a brand new park being created beside it. They attempt a series of get rich quick schemes and robberies, while a freshly drunk Lahey threatens to derail their plans.

Writers: Mike Clattenburg, Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith, Timm Hannebohm | Director: Mike Clattenburg | Stars: Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith, John Dunsworth

24. Nowhere to Run (1993)

R | 94 min | Action, Romance, Drama

5.4
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Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.

Writers: Joe Eszterhas, Richard Marquand, Leslie Bohem, Randy Feldman | Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette, Kieran Culkin, Ted Levine

25. Let's Go to Prison (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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27 Metascore

When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.

Writers: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Michael Patrick Jann, Jim Hogshire | Director: Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Dax Shepard, Will Arnett, Chi McBride, David Koechner

26. Last of the Dogmen (1995)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Western

6.9
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A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he ... See full summary »

Writer: Tab Murphy | Director: Tab Murphy | Stars: Tom Berenger, Barbara Hershey, Kurtwood Smith, Steve Reevis

27. Family Business (1989)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Jessie is an ageing career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a... See full summary »

Writer: Vincent Patrick | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman, Matthew Broderick, Rosanna DeSoto

28. An Innocent Man (1989)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Brothers | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Tom Selleck, F. Murray Abraham, Laila Robins, David Rasche

29. Chain Reaction (2006 Video)

R | 101 min | Horror

3.6
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A group of convicts and a doctor seek refuge from the authorities in a lodge deep in the wood, but the weird inhabitants are not friendly.

Writers: Thomas Reitmair, Olaf Ittenbach | Director: Olaf Ittenbach | Stars: Christopher Kriesa, Martina Ittenbach, Simon Newby, Luca Maric

30. Mansquito (2005 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

3.3
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A scientist and her subject turn into mutant insects.

Writers: Kenneth M. Badish, Ray Cannella, Boaz Davidson, Michael Hurst | Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Corin Nemec, Musetta Vander, Matt Jordon, Patrick Dreikauss

31. Black Cat Run (1998 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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A gas-station attendant chases escaped convicts who have abducted his girlfriend, and is blamed for her father's murder.

Writers: Frank Darabont, Douglas Venturelli | Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Patrick Muldoon, Peter Greene, Amelia Heinle, Russell Means

32. Raven Hawk (1996 TV Movie)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama

6.3
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A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.

Writer: Kevin Elders | Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Rachel McLish, John Enos III, Ed Lauter, Matt Clark

33. Executive Target (1997)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.5
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A stunt driver (Michael Madsen) heading for prison on a minor charge is freed against his will by a terrorist gang. Then by kidnapping his wife, he is forced to drive a getaway car in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Dayton Callie, Joe Hart | Director: Joseph Merhi | Stars: Michael Madsen, Roy Scheider, Keith David, Angie Everhart

34. Enemy Within (2007 TV Movie)

Action, Crime, Thriller

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A young girl, who has recently lost her eyesight to a degenerative disease, struggles to outwit an escaped convict who has taken refuge in her grandmother's cabin during a ferocious snowstorm.

Writers: Devon Lehr, Laura Schultz | Director: Robert Malenfant | Stars: Mae Whitman, Jason Gray-Stanford, Tom McBeath, Matthew Smalley

35. Timequest (2000)

R | 92 min | Sci-Fi

5.4
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A story about a man who travels back in time to Fort Worth, Texas on November 22, 1963 and prevents the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Writer: Robert Dyke | Director: Robert Dyke | Stars: Victor Slezak, Caprice Benedetti, Vince Grant, Bruce Campbell

36. Zenka onna: koroshi-bushi (1973)

83 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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Reiko Ike stars as the daughter of a man who has been pushed into drug dealing by the local Yakuza mob. Having outlived his usefulness to the gang he is murdered and Reiko is gang raped, ... See full summary »

Writers: Fumio Kônami, Hirô Matsuda | Director: Atsushi Mihori | Stars: Reiko Ike, Miki Sugimoto, Chiyoko Kazama, Masami Sôda

37. San Quentin (1946)

Passed | 66 min | Drama

5.8
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Television viewer seeing this for the first time: Gee whiz, it's in black-and-white and was made in the 40's and is about crime and...Eureka!...another "noir" film is discovered. How about ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Kimble, Arthur A. Ross, Howard J. Green | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Marian Carr, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon

38. Suspek (1999)

143 min | Action, Drama

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Writers: Toto Natividad, Willy Laconsay | Director: Toto Natividad | Stars: Victor Neri, Sharmaine Arnaiz, Emilio Garcia, Raymond Bagatsing

39. Mutiny in the Big House (1939)

Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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A young man forges a check in order to help his mother, but is caught and sentenced to 14 years in prison. The prison chaplain, seeing that the new arrival is a good man who's had some bad ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Martin Mooney | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Charles Bickford, Barton MacLane, Pat Moriarity, Dennis Moore

40. Down Time (2001)

R | 90 min | Drama, Crime

2.1
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A street hustler who makes all the wrong moves finds himself doing hard time in the penitentiary in this hard-edged drama. Slim is a small time drug dealer who tries to make that one big ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Loy, Sean Wilson | Director: Sean Wilson | Stars: William Van Noland, Peter Quartaroli, Sam McBride, Joy Garner

41. Nirnnayam (1995)

165 min | Action, Thriller

6.7
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Wrongly convicted of murdering his wife, Dr. Roy(played by Mohanlal) escapes from a prison bus and tries to find out why she was killed and who the murderer really was. He is relentlessly ... See full summary »

Writers: Cheriyan Kalpakavadi, Sangeeth Sivan | Director: Sangeeth Sivan | Stars: Mohanlal, Lalu Alex, Heera Rajgopal, Nedumudi Venu

42. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: Cool Hand Peter (2011)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy

7.6
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Peter and the guys take a stand against their wives and flee to the Deep South on a road trip. On the way there, the men earn a one-way ticket to jail. But when they decide to make a run ... See full summary »

Writers: Seth MacFarlane, David Zuckerman, Artie Johann, Shawn Ries, Spencer Porter, Anthony Blasucci, Deepak Sethi, Mike Desilets | Directors: Brian Iles, James Purdum, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

43. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: False-Hearted Judges (2005)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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When the judge in a race-relations case is murdered, Goren and Eames sift through the likely suspects until they pick up a thread to a very unlikely one.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Rene Balcer, Diana Son | Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

44. Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)
Episode: Mr. Justice (1997)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Feeling that merely locking up criminals is not making a dent in the crime rate, Walker makes a proposal for new kind reformatory, before Senator Kay Hutchinson. The prison commissioner who... See full summary »

Creators: Albert S. Ruddy, Leslie Greif, Paul Haggis, Christopher Canaan | Director: Eric Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, Rainbow Borden, Lombardo Boyar, Brett Brock

45. Jericho (2006–2008)
Episode: Pilot (2006)

TV-PG | 39 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A small Kansas town struggles with life after a nuclear attack destroys America.

Creators: Jonathan E. Steinberg, Josh Schaer, Stephen Chbosky | Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Ashley Scott, Lennie James, Michael Gaston

46. Justified (2010– )
Episode: Riverbrook (2010)

TV-MA | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Raylan hunts an escaped prisoner who is determined to reunite with his ex-wife...and his stashed fortune.

Writers: Graham Yost, Elmore Leonard, Wendy Calhoun, Chris Provenzano | Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter, Jacob Pitts

47. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: The People vs. Martin Sugar (2010)

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Stan serves as jury foreman for the trial of one of Roger's personae, and he is hell-bent on making sure the jury finds him guilty.

Writers: Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman, Jonathan Fener | Director: Pam Cooke | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane