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1. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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This third Law & Order series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 19,175

2. Fracture (2007)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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68 Metascore

An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike

Votes: 151,284 | Gross: $39.00M

3. Presumed Innocent (1990)

R | 127 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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As a lawyer investigates the murder of a colleague, he finds himself more connected to the crime than anyone else.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 31,296 | Gross: $86.30M

4. In the Bedroom (2001)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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86 Metascore

A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband.

Director: Todd Field | Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 33,600 | Gross: $35.92M

5. Murder in the First (1995)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 22,941 | Gross: $17.38M

6. A Civil Action (1998)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

6.5
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68 Metascore

The families of children who died sue two companies for dumping toxic waste: a tort so expensive to prove, the case could bankrupt their lawyers.

Director: Steven Zaillian | Stars: John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathleen Quinlan, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 24,296 | Gross: $56.70M

7. You Don't Know Jack (2010 TV Movie)

134 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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A look at the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Al Pacino, Brenda Vaccaro, John Goodman, Deirdre O'Connell

Votes: 23,167

8. Nuts (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Karl Malden

Votes: 4,972 | Gross: $8.15M

9. Cattle Call (2006)

R | 83 min | Comedy

3.8
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A guy starts a fake casting agency in hopes that he will meet his soul mate.

Director: Martin Guigui | Stars: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Jenny Mollen, Nicole Eggert, Diedrich Bader

Votes: 1,010

10. Rage at Dawn (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Western

6.1
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A special agent from Chicago is sent out west to bring in the notorious Reno brothers.

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Randolph Scott, Forrest Tucker, Mala Powers, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 728

11. 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.

Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: Andrew Braunsberg, Richard Brenneman, Douglas Dalton, Marilyn Beck

Votes: 4,374 | Gross: $0.06M

12. A Man Betrayed (1941)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A small-town attorney comes to the city to investigate the murder of a friend and falls in love with the daughter of the crime ring he hopes to expose.

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: John Wayne, Frances Dee, Edward Ellis, Wallace Ford

Votes: 325

13. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2008 TV Movie)

89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.7
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Dr. Jekyll, unable to stop himself from transforming into the murderous Mr. Hyde, wants his attorney to secure him a speedy trial, a guilty verdict and a quick execution.

Director: Paolo Barzman | Stars: Dougray Scott, Krista Bridges, Tom Skerritt, Danette Mackay

Votes: 1,049

14. Criminal Lawyer (1951)

Approved | 74 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Alcoholic lawyer sobers up to defend friend in murder case.

Director: Seymour Friedman | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Jane Wyatt, Carl Benton Reid, Mary Castle

Votes: 74

15. Join Us (2007)

100 min | Documentary

6.9
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Award winning filmmaker, Ondi Timoner, follows four families as they leave an abusive church in South Carolina and realize they have been in a cult. The film documents them as they enter ... See full summary »

Director: Ondi Timoner | Stars: Raymund Melz, Deborah Melz, Joaquin Sullivan, Liz Shaw

Votes: 129

16. Les inconnus dans la maison (1942)

95 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Hector Loursat, attorney at law, lives with his daughter Nicole in a vast and shabby mansion in this provincial town... See full synopsis »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Raimu, Juliette Faber, Gabrielle Fontan, Héléna Manson

Votes: 249

17. Let Us Live (1939)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Two innocent men are wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The fiance of one of them convinces a police detective of their innocence, and together they try to find the real ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Maureen O'Sullivan, Henry Fonda, Ralph Bellamy, Alan Baxter

Votes: 265

18. Paper Bullets (1941)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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Circumstances force naive Dorothy Adams into serving an unjust prison term, but she emerges from it a cynical criminal who rises to power in the local crime organization.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Joan Woodbury, Jack La Rue, Linda Ware, John Archer

Votes: 167

19. The Accusing Finger (1936)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him... See full summary »

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Paul Kelly, Marsha Hunt, Kent Taylor, Robert Cummings

Votes: 9

20. A Wicked Woman (1934)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Naomi is almost to term with her fourth child when Ed decides to leave taking all their money and the oldest son Curtis. With the sheriff after him, he is in no mood to think of his family.... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Mady Christians, Jean Parker, Charles Bickford, Betty Furness

Votes: 123

21. They Meet Again (1941)

Passed | 69 min | Drama, Musical

5.1
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In the sixth entry of this series, Dr. Paul Christian is giving a party for Janie Webster, a motherless little girl of nine, with a fine singing voice. But, as her father, Bob Webster, is ... See full summary »

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett, Robert Baldwin, Maude Eburne

Votes: 45

22. Man, Woman and Sin (1927)

Passed | 70 min | Drama

7.8
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A young man takes a succession of odd jobs in order to save enough money to buy he and his mother a house. He lands a position in a newspaper office and falls in love with the beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: Monta Bell | Stars: John Gilbert, Jeanne Eagels, Gladys Brockwell, Marc McDermott

Votes: 332

23. The Red Rider (1934)

Approved | 310 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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"Red" Davison(Buck Jones), the sheriff of Sun Dog, sacrifices his job and his good name to save his best friend, "Silent" Slade from the hangman's noose, following a framed-up court ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Buck Jones, Grant Withers, Marion Shilling, Walter Miller

Votes: 29

24. Secrets of a Co-Ed (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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A free-spirited college girl insists on carrying on her romance with a young mobster, scandalizing the town and going against the wishes of her father, the town's most prominent attorney--... See full summary »

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Otto Kruger, Tina Thayer, Rick Vallin, Russell Hoyt

Votes: 29

25. Haunted House (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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Teenagers try to clear a friend accused of murder.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Jackie Moran, Marcia Mae Jones, George Cleveland, Christian Rub

Votes: 50

26. And Sudden Death (1936)

Approved | 67 min | Drama

6.0
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An heiress with a penchant for speeding runs afoul of a traffic cop. Romance develops between the two, but it's soon complicated when he believes she is responsible for killing someone due to reckless driving.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Randolph Scott, Frances Drake, Tom Brown, Billy Lee

Votes: 25

27. Women Without Names (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A newly married couple is framed for the murder of a police officer. She is sent to prison, while he is sentenced to die in the electric chair. She sets out to prove their innocence.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Ellen Drew, Robert Paige, Judith Barrett, John Miljan

Votes: 18

28. Mr. District Attorney (1941)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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First screen version of the popular radio series, followed by two sequels.

Director: William Morgan | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Florence Rice, Peter Lorre, Stanley Ridges

Votes: 76

29. A Man Betrayed (1936)

Passed | 58 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Frank Powell, an honest stock salesman, attempts to verify the authenticity of his merchandise and his employer commits suicide. Dishonest partners in the company employ gangsters to make ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Edward J. Nugent, Kay Hughes, Lloyd Hughes, John Wray

Votes: 48

30. Criminal Lawyer (1937)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Barry Brandon, a criminal lawyer, visits the night club of Denny Larkin, his primary client, with Betty Walker, a spoiled society girl. The police raid the club and Brandon pleads that the ... See full summary »

Directors: Christy Cabanne, Edward Killy | Stars: Lee Tracy, Margot Grahame, Eduardo Ciannelli, Erik Rhodes

Votes: 109

31. A Doctor's Diary (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: George Bancroft, Helen Burgess, John Trent, Ruth Coleman

32. According to Mrs. Hoyle (1951)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Comedy

6.6
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Mrs. Hoyle, a retired school teacher, resides in a hotel bought by Morganti, a gangster, who evicts most of the tenants but allows Mrs. Hoyle and Angela Brown, a dance-hall girl to remain. ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Spring Byington, Anthony Caruso, Tanis Chandler, Brett King

Votes: 5

33. Hurricane Smith (1941)

Approved | 68 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.7
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Rodeo rider Hurricane Smith is wrongly convicted of murder and robbery, but escapes and creates a new and happy life for himself. But one of the real criminals shows up to claim the loot ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Ray Middleton, Jane Wyatt, Harry Davenport, J. Edward Bromberg

Votes: 11

34. Broken Hearts of Hollywood (1926)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Virginia Perry, a former movie star, leaves her family and returns to Hollywood to make a comeback, but age has taken its toll and she is cast in small character roles. Meanwhile, her ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Patsy Ruth Miller, Louise Dresser, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jerry Miley

Votes: 5

35. Raiders of the South (1947)

Approved | 55 min | Western

7.2
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Johnny Brownell, former Confederate officer turned Federal agent, is sent to Texas during the reconstruction years to obtain evidence against a gang of raiders who have been making life ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Evelyn Brent, Raymond Hatton, Reno Browne

Votes: 8

36. Scarlet Pages (1930)

66 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Nora Mason becomes entangled in a family mix-up of murder and scandal that threatens to ruin her career and entire future; Unless the mother she does not know can find a way to save her.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Elsie Ferguson, Marian Nixon, John Halliday, Grant Withers

Votes: 86

37. Guilty? (1930)

Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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A Senator, accused of bribery on circumstantial evidence and sent to prison, decides to commit suicide so that his daughter will feel free to marry the son of a judge. Story told through ... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Virginia Valli, John Holland, John St. Polis, Lydia Knott

38. Brothers (1930)

Passed | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Bob Naughton and Eddie Connolly are identical-twin brothers that were separated in infancy. Bob is raised by a rich lawyer, has all the advantages, but is a drunk with no moral character. ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Bert Lytell, Dorothy Sebastian, William Morris, Richard Tucker

39. Pastor Anderson Full Trial: Border Patrol Checkpoint (2010– )

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Star: Steven L. Anderson

40. Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (1996– )
Episode: Alleingang (2013)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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While Ben is on vacation in Canada, Semir does a traffic check with other police officers, including Dieter. After Dieter gets shot and badly injured by Serbian criminal Elena Kovic, Semir ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Dierbach | Stars: Erdogan Atalay, Tom Beck, Sophia Thomalla, Aleksandar Jovanovic

Votes: 19

41. Crime 360 (2008– )
Episode: Blood on the Tracks (2008)

44 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

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The maggoty corpse of a teenage Latino boy is found in a sewage pipe with two bullet wounds. It's up to two Cleveland homicide detectives to catch his killer.

Stars: Bill Lloyd, Tim Entenok, Joselito Sandoval, Kristine Rayburn

42. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Competence (1994)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Van Buren kills a retarded, unarmed teenager at an ATM. She claims it was a robbery attempt, and that there's a second, armed suspect on the loose. But not everyone believes her.

Director: Fred Gerber | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Chris Noth, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 125

43. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)
Episode: Episode #1.13 (1963)

Comedy, Music

8.4
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In this Christmas-themed show, Danny welcomes as his guests Andy Williams, Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore. Danny and Dick are featured in a song-and-dance number, 'Puttin on the Ritz'. ... See full summary »

Stars: Danny Kaye, Charles Aznavour, Jamie Farr, Bess Flowers

Votes: 5

44. The Richard Pryor Show (1977– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1977)

Comedy

8.3
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Richard Pryor is a Black samurai, a Mississippi prosecutor, the owner of a pet head, an archeologist in Egypt, a come-from man, and a rock-star from Black Death.

Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Richard Pryor, Jeff Corey, Charles Fleischer, Roger Jacobs

Votes: 15

45. Stagecoach West (1960–1961)
Episode: Image of a Man (1961)

60 min | Western

8.0
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Ethan Blount, a once famous attorney, now a drunken old man, is forced to prosecute a case for murder where the defendant is the son of the town's leading businessman. Blount is ordered to ... See full summary »

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Wayne Rogers, Robert Bray, Richard Eyer, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 7

46. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: Operation Rogosh (1966)

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

8.4
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Rogosh is an operative for a country hostile to the United States. When he strikes, he typically leaves dozens, if not hundreds, of bodies in his wake. Rogosh has been spotted in Los ... See full summary »

Director: Leonard Horn | Stars: Steven Hill, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 201

47. The Pallisers (1974– )
Episode: Part Eighteen (1974)

Drama, Romance

7.8
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Awaiting trial for murder, Finn despairs that everyone has lost faith in him, but the Pallisers and Chilterns work on his behalf while Marie travels to Prague.

Director: Ronald Wilson | Stars: Susan Hampshire, Philip Latham, Donal McCann, Barbara Murray

Votes: 9

48. Public Prosecutor (1947–1951)
Episode: The Case of the Man Who Wasn't There (1947)

17 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Allen tries to convict Prince Zernie, an often accused but never convicted criminal, for a jewel theft and learns at the trial that the man has another air-tight alibi.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: John Howard, Anne Gwynne, Walter Sande, Dan Seymour

49. Suspicion (1957–1958)
Episode: The Deadly Game (1957)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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A salesman seeks refuge from a blizzard in an old mansion. He meets three elderly men who convince him to participate in a mock-trial so they can practice their former callings of judge, prosecuting attorney and defense council.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Boris Karloff, Gary Merrill, Harry Townes, Joseph Wiseman

Votes: 5

50. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: The Fear Merchants (1960)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.2
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The Cartwrights come to the aid of a Chinese-American stable hand accused of murder. Opposing them is a manipulative mayoral candidate who wants all "foreigners" to leave Virginia City.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Michael Landon, Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker

Votes: 86