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1. Barefoot (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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22 Metascore

The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He then takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding.

Writer: Stephen Zotnowski | Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Scott Speedman, J.K. Simmons, Treat Williams

2. Misfits (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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A group of young offenders doing community service get struck by lightning during a storm, and begin to develop superpowers.

Creator: Howard Overman | Stars: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Joseph Gilgun, Iwan Rheon, Lauren Socha

3. The Woodsman (2004)

R | 87 min | Drama

7.3
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72 Metascore

A child molester returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

Writers: Steven Fechter, Nicole Kassell | Director: Nicole Kassell | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Yasiin Bey, David Alan Grier

4. Freeway (1996)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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61 Metascore

A twisted take on 'Little Red Riding Hood' with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker traveling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer/pedophile.

Writer: Matthew Bright | Director: Matthew Bright | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland, Bokeem Woodbine, Paul Perri

5. Presumed Innocent (1990)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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When the woman deputy prosecutor R.K. Sabich had an affair with is murdered the prosecutor asks him to lead the investigation. When Sabich digs too deeply he finds himself framed for the murder.

Writers: Scott Turow, Frank Pierson, Alan J. Pakula | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

6. The Angels' Share (2012)

101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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66 Metascore

Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, Roger Allam, Gary Maitland

7. Veronica Guerin (2003)

R | 92 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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55 Metascore

An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers.

Writers: Carol Doyle, Mary Agnes Donoghue | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell, Brenda Fricker, Ciarán Hinds

8. Crazy on the Outside (2010)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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21 Metascore

A recently paroled ex-con who has trouble adjusting to the wacky normalcy of life outside of prison. He has spent the last three years behind bars after getting caught committing a crime and taking the rap for his much more dangerous pal.

Writers: Judd Pillot, John Peaslee | Director: Tim Allen | Stars: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ray Liotta

9. Coogan's Bluff (1968)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Thriller

6.5
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An Arizona deputy goes to New York City to escort a fugitive back into custody.

Writers: Herman Miller, Dean Riesner, Howard Rodman | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark, Tisha Sterling

10. Twin Town (1997)

Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Twin Town opens with wide sweeping shots of seaside Swansea; to be the place of action for the next one and a half hours. The serene setting with miles upon miles of old semi-detached ... See full summary »

Writers: Kevin Allen, Paul Durden | Director: Kevin Allen | Stars: Llyr Ifans, Rhys Ifans, Dorien Thomas, Dougray Scott

11. Kids for Cash (2013)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.0
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75 Metascore

Kids For Cash is a riveting look behind the notorious judicial scandal that rocked the nation. Beyond the millions paid and high stakes corruption, Kids For Cash exposes a shocking American... See full summary »

Director: Robert May

12. Henry Fool (1997)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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68 Metascore

Socially inept garbage man Simon is befriended by Henry Fool, a witty roguish, but talentless novelist. Henry opens a magical world of literature to Simon who turns his hand to writing the ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, James Urbaniak, Parker Posey, Maria Porter

13. Dear Wendy (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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33 Metascore

A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town establishes a gang of youthful misfits united in their love of guns and their code of honor.

Writer: Lars von Trier | Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, Chris Owen, Bill Pullman

14. The Parole Officer (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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A failed parole officer framed for murder must enlist the help of his former clients to clear his name.

Writers: Steve Coogan, Henry Normal | Director: John Duigan | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lena Headey, Emma Gilmour, Susan Jane Tanner

15. Call Northside 777 (1948)

Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case.

Writers: Jerome Cady, Jay Dratler, Leonard Hoffman, Quentin Reynolds, James P. McGuire | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker

16. Stewardess School (1986)

R | 89 min | Action, Comedy

3.9
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A typical 80's teen pseudo-sex comedy. A group of varied misfits (including a former prostitute/stripper and a bumbler who can't see more than 6 inches in front of his face) enter a school ... See full summary »

Writer: Ken Blancato | Director: Ken Blancato | Stars: Brett Cullen, Mary Cadorette, Don Most, Sandahl Bergman

17. Sexual Predator (2001 Video)

R | 85 min | Thriller

4.4
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A female parole officer gets involved with a serial killer whom she plans to entrap and kill in revenge for him killing her sister.

Writer: Ed Silverstein | Directors: Robert Angelo, Rob Spera | Stars: Richard Grieco, David Jean Thomas, Angie Everhart, Kevin Fry

18. The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (1993)

99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Based on the life of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered more than a dozen people, and ate many of them, before he was caught in 1991.

Writer: Carl Crew | Director: David R. Bowen | Stars: Carl Crew, Cassidy Phillips, Donna Stewart Bowen, Jeanne Bascom

19. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)

Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, Crime

7.3
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78 Metascore

Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.

Writers: Joe Bini, P.G. Morgan, Marina Zenovich | Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: Andrew Braunsberg, Richard Brenneman, Douglas Dalton, Marilyn Beck

20. The Robber (2010)

101 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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65 Metascore

Tells the true story of Johann Rettenberger, a marathon athlete who developed robbing banks as a hobby.

Writers: Benjamin Heisenberg, Martin Prinz | Director: Benjamin Heisenberg | Stars: Andreas Lust, Franziska Weisz, Florian Wotruba, Johann Bednar

21. Beach Balls (1988)

R | 77 min | Comedy

4.5
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Charlie Harrison dreams of being a rock star and, with the help of friends and a gang of local toughs, he arranges a concert in his house for a big time record producer, or at least that is... See full summary »

Writer: David Rocklin | Director: Joe Ritter | Stars: Philip Paley, Heidi Helmer, Steven Tash, Amanda Goodwin

22. Hounded (2006)

87 min | Drama

6.9
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Angelina Maccarone's intense drama deals with the obsessive relationship between a confused teenager and an elder woman. Elsa Seifert successfully works as probation officer, but the ... See full summary »

Writer: Susanne Billig | Director: Angelina Maccarone | Stars: Kostja Ullmann, Maren Kroymann, Moritz Grove, Sila Sahin

23. Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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15 year old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age. Life at home... See full summary »

Writer: Dalene Young | Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Eve Plumb, Leigh McCloskey, Lynn Carlin, William Schallert

24. The Lost & Found Family (2009)

PG | Drama

6.1
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Formerly wealthy widow must move in with the lower middle-class foster family living in a house she owns in order to establish residency prior to selling it.

Writers: Terry Collis, Jeff Ross, Anna Waterhouse | Director: Barnet Bain | Stars: Ellen Bry, Lynn Cole, Jeff Portell, Lucas Till

25. Berlin Is in Germany (2001)

99 min | Drama

7.3
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When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.

Writer: Hannes Stöhr | Director: Hannes Stöhr | Stars: Jörg Schüttauf, Julia Jäger, Robin Becker, Robert Lohr

26. Daddy-O (1958)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Music

2.0
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Phil, a part-time truck driver and singer who wears his pants far too high, meets a feisty platinum blonde who challenges him to a drag race through Griffith Park. When he is caught and ... See full summary »

Writer: David Moessinger | Director: Lou Place | Stars: Dick Contino, Sandra Giles, Bruno VeSota, Gloria Victor

27. The Alpha Caper (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.0
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A parole officer forced into retirement gets together three ex-convicts to pull of a $30-million armored car robbery.

Writer: Elroy Schwartz | Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Henry Fonda, Leonard Nimoy, James McEachin, Elena Verdugo

28. Sun Scarred (2006)

117 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Katayama (Aikawa Sho) is on the way home to his wife and little daughter when he stumbles on a gang of punks beating up an innocent man. Katamaya decides to help the stranger and ... See full summary »

Writer: Toshimichi Ohkawa | Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Aiko Satô, Ken'ichi Endô, Sei Hiraizumi

29. Nobody Waved Good-bye (1964)

80 min | Drama

7.1
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A teenage boy rebels against parental authority and must face a harsh reality when he tries to live on his own.

Writer: Don Owen | Director: Don Owen | Stars: Peter Kastner, Julie Biggs, Claude Rae, Toby Tarnow

30. The Weekend Nun (1972 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama

7.6
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True story of Jane Duco, a young nun who also had a job as a probation officer.

Writer: Ken Trevey | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Joanna Pettet, Vic Morrow, Ann Sothern, James Gregory

31. The Saint in Palm Springs (1941)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Inspector Fernack asks Simon to watch over an old friend who's carrying $200,000 worth of priceless stamps, but the friend is killed and the stamps stolen.

Writers: Jerome Cady, Leslie Charteris | Director: Jack Hively | Stars: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Paul Guilfoyle, Jonathan Hale

32. Ginger (1935)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Ginger, an orphan, is living with her foster-uncle, Rexford Whittington, a broken-down Shakesperian actor. Although denied the love of a mother and father, Ginger looks after her uncle, ... See full summary »

Writer: Arthur Kober | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Jane Withers, O.P. Heggie, Jackie Searl, Katharine Alexander

33. Tuxedo Junction (1941)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

4.2
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The Weaver Brothers and Elviry have migrated from their usual hard-scrabble digs in the Ozarks and have taken up truck-farming (raising fruits, vegetables and flowers) on some more-bucolic ... See full summary »

Writers: Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Leon Weaver, June Weaver, Frank Weaver, Thurston Hall

34. Jack of Hearts (1999– )

50 min | Drama

4.2
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Stars: Siobhan Flynn, Ruth Madoc, Anna Mountford, Anthony Booth

35. The Violators (1957)

76 min | Crime, Drama

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Writers: Israel Beckhardt, Wenzell Brown, Ernest Pendrell | Director: John Newland | Stars: Arthur O'Connell, Nancy Malone, Fred Beir, Clarice Blackburn

36. Where Are Your Children? (1943)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama

4.2
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A teenager is accused of murdering a gas station owner.

Writers: Hilary Lynn, George Wallace Sayre | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Gale Storm, Patricia Morison, John Litel

37. Präsenzlücke (2015)

23 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Due to his probation Richard Ahrens can not risk any more slip-ups. Therefore trying to do everything right, everything goes wrong.

Writer: Johannes Rothe | Director: Alexander Alaluukas | Stars: Maximilian Meyer-Bretschneider, Lars Rudolph, Alexandra Meyer, Stefan Lampadius

38. Office Hostages (2004 Video)

48 min | Adventure

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Stars: Monique Alexander, Charisma Cole, Frankie Dee, Christina Kazan

39. A Gentlemen's Agreement (2010)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Will is a troubled young man trying to get his life back on track. While at work one night delivering pizzas, he has an unfortunate run in with a charming hit man named Orbison. Orbison ... See full summary »

Writer: John Karsko | Director: Bradley Ward | Stars: Matt Fitzgerald, Douglas Sidney, Brandon Van Vliet, Amanda Day

40. No Going Back (1981 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Short Australian documentary filmed in South Australia about an ex-prisoner's social adjustment to the world outside of a correctional facility.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Ellen Freeman, Chris Haywood, Richard Moir

41. One Last Chance (1983)

32 min | Documentary, Short

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Short half-hour Australian documentary about probation officers, parole and the probation system in South Australia. Sponsored by the South Australian Department of Correctional Services.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Elizabeth Alexander, Sandie Lillingston, Brenton Whittle

42. 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

43. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Anger Management: Part 1 (2004)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A probation officer is murdered in a halfway house, but it is made to look like a suicide.

Creator: Barbara Machin | Director: Andy Hay | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Holly Aird, Claire Goose

44. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Death in a Chocolate Box (2007)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Barnaby investigates a murder of a former friend and colleague in Midsomer Holm, a small village inhabited by reformed ex-cons.

Writers: Tony Etchells, Caroline Graham | Director: Richard Holthouse | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

45. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 12 June 2012 (2012)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

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Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland | Director: Michael Owen Morris | Stars: Hetti Bywater, Jamie Foreman, Jessie Wallace, Shane Richie

46. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 27 December 2011 (2011)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

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Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland | Director: Michael Owen Morris | Stars: Pam St. Clement, James Forde, Jamie Foreman, Charlie Brooks

47. Going Straight (1978– )
Episode: Going to Be Alright (1978)

Comedy

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Fletch goes to see his probation officer,who is disappointed that he has not got a job. Fletch explains that he was going to work in a cardboard box factory but his wife Isobel ran off with... See full summary »

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais | Director: Sydney Lotterby | Stars: Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Patricia Brake, Rowena Cooper

48. Going Straight (1978– )
Episode: Going to Work (1978)

Comedy

7.4
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The probation officer gets Fletch a job as a night porter in a hotel,whose manager is aware that he has been in prison,though Fletch does not hit it off with the receptionist. He has qualms... See full summary »

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais | Director: Sydney Lotterby | Stars: Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Patricia Brake, David Swift

49. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: Graansha (2003)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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An investigation into the murder of a probation officer leads Goren and Eames into the world of Irish Travellers.

Creators: Dick Wolf, Rene Balcer | Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

50. F2: Forensic Factor (2003– )
Episode: Jack (2010)

52 min | Crime, Drama

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Writer: Dick Cooper | Directors: Vanessa Hill, Karl Jason | Stars: John Robinson, Emmanuel Kabongo, Joel Lacoursiere, John Sorbera