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1. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.7
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89 Metascore

Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 732,338 | Gross: $46.84M

2. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.7
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78 Metascore

A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 303,465 | Gross: $33.05M

3. Bronson (2008)

R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.1
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71 Metascore

A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Tom Hardy, Kelly Adams, Luing Andrews, Katy Barker

Votes: 85,433 | Gross: $0.10M

4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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76 Metascore

A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Votes: 175,245 | Gross: $10.10M

5. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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76 Metascore

A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 123,178

6. The Reader (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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58 Metascore

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

Votes: 190,392 | Gross: $34.18M

7. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 100,926 | Gross: $28.75M

8. Hustle & Flow (2005)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.4
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68 Metascore

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Terrence Howard, Ludacris, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning

Votes: 33,628 | Gross: $22.20M

9. Buffalo '66 (1998)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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68 Metascore

After being released from prison, Billy is set to visit his parents with his wife, who he does not actually have. This provokes Billy to act out, as he kidnaps a girl and forces her to act as his wife for the visit.

Director: Vincent Gallo | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Christina Ricci, Ben Gazzara, Mickey Rourke

Votes: 36,772 | Gross: $2.37M

10. Conviction (II) (2010)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.

Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo, Thomas D. Mahard

Votes: 34,925 | Gross: $6.78M

11. The Last Castle (2001)

R | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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43 Metascore

A court-martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the corrupt system that put him away.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Steve Burton

Votes: 57,298 | Gross: $18.21M

12. Mother (2009)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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79 Metascore

A mother desperately searches for the killer who framed her son for a girl's horrific murder.

Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Hye-ja Kim, Bin Won, Ku Jin, Je-mun Yun

Votes: 27,611 | Gross: $0.55M

13. Into the Abyss (2011)

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

7.3
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74 Metascore

Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Richard Lopez, Michael Perry, Damon Hall

Votes: 12,588 | Gross: $0.22M

14. A Place in the Sun (1951)

Passed | 122 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.8
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A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Anne Revere

Votes: 15,128

15. Jamesy Boy (2014)

Not Rated | 109 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.3
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29 Metascore

A young gang member turns his life around in prison, thanks to the friendship he forms with a convicted murderer who becomes his mentor.

Director: Trevor White | Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Mary-Louise Parker, Rosa Salazar, James Woods

Votes: 4,375

16. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 383 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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89 Metascore

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca, Sonia Bergamasco

Votes: 16,482 | Gross: $0.25M

17. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

The movie is a coming-of-age drama about a boy growing up in Astoria, N.Y., during the 1980s. As his friends end up dead, on drugs or in prison, he comes to believe he has been saved from their fate by various so-called saints.

Director: Dito Montiel | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Rosario Dawson, Shia LaBeouf, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 22,284 | Gross: $0.52M

18. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 26,534

19. Animal Factory (2000)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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65 Metascore

A young man goes to prison and a tough, older convict takes him under his wing as a mentor.

Director: Steve Buscemi | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong, Danny Trejo, Mark Boone Junior

Votes: 10,673 | Gross: $0.04M

20. 12 and Holding (2005)

R | 94 min | Drama

7.6
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65 Metascore

After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies, a 12-year old boy and his friends face the harsh realities of death, teenage hormones, and family dysfunction.

Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Conor Donovan, Jesse Camacho, Zoe Weizenbaum, Annabella Sciorra

Votes: 6,136 | Gross: $0.10M

21. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

7.4
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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 »

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

Votes: 2,120 | Gross: $0.61M

22. Talk to Me (2007)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.

Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bruce McFee, Mike Epps

Votes: 8,474 | Gross: $4.47M

23. Aberdeen (2000)

106 min | Drama

7.3
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78 Metascore

Kaisa is a Scot, a successful London lawyer, who snorts coke and has one-night stands with strangers. Her mother calls from Aberdeen with some story begging her to fly to Norway and collect... See full summary »

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Lena Headey, Jean Anderson, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 2,612 | Gross: $0.06M

24. Fay Grim (2006)

R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.4
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52 Metascore

A ten-years-later continuation of Hal Hartley's "Henry Fool", where Fay Grim (Posey) is coerced by a CIA agent (Goldblum) to try and locate notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband (Ryan). Published in them is information that could compromises the security of the U.S., causing Fay to first head to Paris to fetch them ...

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Parker Posey, Jeff Goldblum, Liam Aiken, D.J. Mendel

Votes: 3,611 | Gross: $0.13M

25. Captives (1994)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A beautiful young dentist (Ormond) working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate (Roth) after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit ... See full summary »

Director: Angela Pope | Stars: Julia Ormond, Tim Roth, Keith Allen, Siobhan Redmond

Votes: 1,864

26. L'argent (1983)

85 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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A forged 500-franc note is cynically passed from person to person and shop to shop, until it falls into the hands of a genuine innocent who doesn't see it for what it is - which will have ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Christian Patey, Sylvie Van den Elsen, Michel Briguet, Vincent Risterucci

Votes: 5,267

27. Things Behind the Sun (2001)

R | 120 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.

Director: Allison Anders | Stars: Kim Dickens, Gabriel Mann, Aria Alpert Adjani, Ruben Anders

Votes: 1,168

28. Parting Shots (1998)

99 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.8
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After learning he is dying from cancer an failed photographer illegally buys a pistol and decides to go vigilante and get his revenge on all those who have made his life a misery.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Chris Rea, Felicity Kendal, John Cleese, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 747

29. Leo (2002)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.7
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A recently-released prisoner and a troubled young boy share a pen-pal relationship, both connected by their past.

Director: Mehdi Norowzian | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Elisabeth Shue, Sam Shepard, Justin Chambers

Votes: 859

30. 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932)

Unrated | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Brash hoodlum Tom Connors enters Sing Sing cocksure of himself and disrespectful toward authority, but his tough but compassionate warden changes him.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Bette Davis, Arthur Byron, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 1,669

31. Happy New Year (1987)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.0
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Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using a variety of disguises and posing as rich old men and women they begin the set-up, ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Peter Falk, Charles Durning, Claude Lelouch, Gary Maas

Votes: 414

32. The Last Gangster (1937)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A organized crime big shot is jailed for ten years after his wife becomes pregnant and becomes bitter when she divorces him and remarries.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, James Stewart, Rose Stradner, Lionel Stander

Votes: 954

33. Omat koirat purivat (1974 TV Movie)

148 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Add a Plot

Director: Mikko Niskanen | Stars: Mikko Niskanen, Mervi Kauppi, Kaarina Perola, Hannu Vuorinen

Votes: 36

34. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)
Episode: A Sense of Loss (1996)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The shooting of a young policewoman draws Kavanagh into a tragic case in which his client refuses to help himself.

Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: John Thaw, Robin Bailey, James Barriscale, Daisy Bates

Votes: 25

35. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)
Episode: Beyond Good and Evil: Part 1 (2014)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Lewis' reputation is jeopardized when the very first case that he solved as a DI is reopened for appeal and new murders are committed with the original weapon.

Director: David Drury | Stars: Susan Wooldridge, Priyanga Burford, Alec Newman, Richie Campbell

Votes: 162

36. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)
Episode: Cry Justice (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Rather than allow his partner to marry the woman he loves, a man fakes his own murder and frames his partner for the supposed crime. When the partner is released from prison ten years later, he plots revenge.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Macdonald Carey, James Dunn, Dick Haymes, June Vincent

Votes: 22

37. Justified (2010–2015)
Episode: Cut Ties (2012)

TV-MA | 40 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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While the marshals try to figure out who killed a witness security officer and why, Boyd finds a way to get a message to Dickie Bennett in prison.

Director: Michael W. Watkins | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter, Jacob Pitts

Votes: 594

38. Dekalog (1989–1990)
Episode: Decalogue Five: Thou Shalt Not Kill (1990)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama

8.5
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"Thou shalt not kill" - a shorter, slightly less graphic version of 'A Short Film About Killing', but the plot is essentially the same: murder followed by execution, two killings, one ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, Jan Tesarz, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz

Votes: 2,770

39. Broadchurch (2013– )
Episode: Episode #2.6 (2015)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Tom takes the stand. Jocelyn receives double bad news. Hardy and Ellie find evidence to connect Pippa to Ashworth and Claire.

Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: David Tennant, Hollie Burgess, Olivia Colman, Adam Wilson

Votes: 507

40. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #3.5 (2012)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Romance

8.9
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The Crawley family faces its severest test yet. Meanwhile, new faces try to fit into the tight-knit circle of servants. New evidence turns up in a baffling case.

Director: Jeremy Webb | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter

Votes: 869

41. Burn Notice (2007–2013)
Episode: Friends and Family (2009)

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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An old colleague frees Michael from prison and asks for his help in capturing a man who is stealing land from Venezuelan farmers, but is that his real mission?

Director: Tim Matheson | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless

Votes: 336

42. Justified (2010–2015)
Episode: Good Intentions (2014)

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Raylan is threatened by a mystery man at Charles Monroe's mansion, Boyd faces a surprise temptation while trying to figure out who stole his shipment, and cousin Daryl encourages Dewey to stand up to Boyd.

Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Jere Burns, Joelle Carter

Votes: 450

43. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Hazard Pay (2012)

TV-14 | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.0
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The guys put a business plan into action; Walt confesses to Marie.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 8,254

44. Justified (2010–2015)
Episode: Hole in the Wall (2013)

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.6
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After a botched robbery, Raylan stumbles on a mysterious bag in the wall of his father's house. Meanwhile, an old friend pays a visit to Boyd, whose crime business is being threatened by a new church.

Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter, Jacob Pitts

Votes: 678

45. Burn Notice (2007–2013)
Episode: Last Rites (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Pearce asks Michael to track down her fiancé's killer. Fiona investigates who tried to kill her inside of prison.

Director: Nick Gomez | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Coby Bell, Bruce Campbell

Votes: 203

46. Rizzoli & Isles (2010–2016)
Episode: Phoenix Rising (2014)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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The team helps Korsak investigate an old case that has gone very, very cold. Jane refuses to believe that she's not ready to go back on duty and takes some untraditional steps to stay involved.

Director: Mark Haber | Stars: Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill

Votes: 144

47. Burn Notice (2007–2013)
Episode: Split Decision (2012)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Michael's mentor, Tom Card, offers Fiona a chance to leave prison and avoid extradition in exchange for becoming a CIA asset. Michael tracks down a vicious gangster with some unexpected help.

Director: Scott Peters | Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Coby Bell, Bruce Campbell

Votes: 196

48. A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (1987– )
Episode: Strong Poison: Episode Two (1987)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Lord Peter Wimsey investigates after the novelist Harriet Vane is accused of poisoning her former lover.

Director: Christopher Hodson | Stars: Edward Petherbridge, Harriet Walter, Richard Morant, David Quilter

Votes: 36

49. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: The Greybar Hotel (2014)

TV-14 | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Lisbon goes undercover as a prison inmate in order to get a convict to turn on her boyfriend, who is the leader of a high-end car theft ring.

Director: Bill Eagles | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Rockmond Dunbar

Votes: 531

50. Justified (2010–2015)
Episode: The Gunfighter (2012)

TV-MA | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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Still recovering from his gunshot, Raylan takes himself off of desk duty when one of Wynn Duffy's associates is involved in a murder. Meanwhile, Ava takes over Boyd's business while he is back in jail.

Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter, Jacob Pitts

Votes: 790