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1. You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Comedy

5.5
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54 Metascore

An Israeli Special Forces Soldier fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, John Turturro, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Nick Swardson

Votes: 165,228 | Gross: $100.02M

2. 48 Hrs. (1982)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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71 Metascore

A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Annette O'Toole, Frank McRae

Votes: 57,010 | Gross: $75.90M

3. Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)

R | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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57 Metascore

After being mistaken for terrorists and thrown into Guantánamo Bay, stoners Harold and Kumar escape and return to the U.S., where they proceed to flee across the country with federal agents in hot pursuit.

Directors: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg | Stars: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Corddry

Votes: 118,692 | Gross: $38.09M

4. Street Kings (2008)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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55 Metascore

An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans

Votes: 98,128 | Gross: $26.42M

5. Balls of Fury (2007)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport

5.3
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38 Metascore

Down-and-out former professional ping-pong phenom, Randy Daytona, is sucked into a maelstrom when FBI Agent Ernie Rodriguez recruits him for a secret mission. Randy is determined to bounce back and win, and to smoke out his father's killer -- arch-fiend Feng.

Director: Robert Ben Garant | Stars: Dan Fogler, Christopher Walken, George Lopez, Maggie Q

Votes: 37,103 | Gross: $32.88M

6. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.0
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72 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Salvador Allende

Votes: 128,263 | Gross: $21.24M

7. Never Die Alone (2004)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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38 Metascore

A drug kingpin's return home touches off a turf war.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: DMX, David Arquette, Michael Ealy, Drew Sidora

Votes: 4,984 | Gross: $5.64M

8. The Corruptor (1999)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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56 Metascore

With the aid from a New York City policeman, a top immigrant cop tries to stop drug-trafficking and corruption by immigrant Chinese Triads, but things get complicated when the Triads try to bribe the policeman.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Mark Wahlberg, Ric Young, Paul Ben-Victor

Votes: 15,891 | Gross: $15.16M

9. The Winning Season (2009)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Sport

6.6
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53 Metascore

A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team.

Director: Jim Strouse | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Emma Roberts, Rob Corddry, Emily Rios

Votes: 5,123

10. Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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In New York, South Bronx's main police precinct is nicknamed Fort Apache by its employees who feel like troopers surrounded by hostiles in a wild west isolated outpost.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Paul Newman, Edward Asner, Ken Wahl, Danny Aiello

Votes: 4,688 | Gross: $29.20M

11. Pinky (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.2
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A light-skinned African American woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race.

Directors: Elia Kazan, John Ford | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, William Lundigan

Votes: 2,099 | Gross: $4.20M

12. Showdown (I) (1993)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action

5.1
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Ken has just moved from Kansas with his mother. He talks to a girl named Julie, not knowing that her boyfriend Tom is very possessive of her. Tom is learning karate from Lee, a sensei whose... See full summary »

Director: Robert Radler | Stars: Billy Blanks, Kenn Scott, Christine Taylor, John Asher

Votes: 686

13. Fight for Your Life (1977)

R | 82 min | Crime, Thriller

6.4
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A mean trashy exploitation picture about three convicts who escape from jail and hole up at the house of a black minister. There's a few nasty scene's where the ministers family are being ... See full summary »

Director: Robert A. Endelson | Stars: Robert Judd, Catherine Peppers, Lela Small, Yvonne Ross

Votes: 1,252

14. Enemy Territory (1987)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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An insurance salesman inadvertently gets trapped after dark in an apartment building that is terrorized by a street gang called "The Vampires."

Director: Peter Manoogian | Stars: Gary Frank, Ray Parker Jr., Jan-Michael Vincent, Frances Foster

Votes: 567 | Gross: $0.20M

15. Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A group of crooks, an ex con, his friend and a gun crazy gangster plan a drug heist, but not everything goes as planned.

Director: Kiefer Sutherland | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Kim Dickens, Vincent Gallo, Mykelti Williamson

Votes: 4,253 | Gross: $0.05M

16. The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A Southern lawyer uncovers the truth about a slain undertaker.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Anthony Zerbe, Roscoe Lee Browne, Lola Falana

Votes: 525

17. Lost Boundaries (1949)

99 min | Drama

7.1
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This story is a true account of the lives of Scott and Marsha Carter. Having graduated from medical school, Scott Carter, a fair-skinned African American, marries Marsha Mitchell and moves ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Beatrice Pearson, Mel Ferrer, Susan Douglas Rubes, Robert A. Dunn

Votes: 318

18. Follow Me Home (1996)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama

7.0
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Three muralists (one Chicano, one Black, one American Indian) and the socially-maladjusted cousin of the Chicano muralist set off on a road trip with the intent of painting their images on ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Bratt | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Jesse Borrego, Salma Hayek, Calvin Levels

Votes: 140

19. The Lightship (1985)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama

6.3
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A trio of robbers, two brothers and their twisted genius leader, invade a lightship, but don't reckon on the crew fighting back.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Robert Duvall, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Tim Phillips, Arliss Howard

Votes: 561

20. Parasite Eve (1997)

120 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

5.9
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Toshiaki Nagashima is a biologist who is doing major research on mitochondria. When his beautiful young wife is tragically involved in a car accident which leaves her brain dead, in ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Ochiai | Stars: Hiroshi Mikami, Riona Hazuki, Tomoko Nakajima, Ayako Omura

Votes: 891

21. Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island (1936)

Approved | 256 min | Adventure, Romance

6.5
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A 14-episode serial in which Mala, a Polynesian in the employ of U.S. Intelligence investigates sabotage on Clipper Island. A gang of spies causes the eruption of a volcano, for which our ... See full summary »

Directors: Ray Taylor, Mack V. Wright | Stars: Mala, Rex, Buck the Dog, Mamo Clark

Votes: 76

22. The Chaos Factor (2000)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.7
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An American army intelligence officer discovers corruption and murder by American soldiers in Vietnam.

Director: Terry Cunningham | Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Fred Ward, Kelly Rutherford, Susie Park

Votes: 345

23. Buried Treasure (1925)

X | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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The gang has a paddle-wheel sloop in L.A.'s harbor. They chat with an old sea captain who shows them a treasure map. Joe copies the map looking over the salt's shoulder, then the gang ... See full summary »

Votes: 65

24. Roots of My Heart (2001 Video)

Drama, Fantasy

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Through dreams and reality, a Cuban woman learns of the ties her great-grandparents had with the Independents of Color, a political party formed in 1908.

Stars: Simone Balmaseda, Sonia Boggiano, Elvira Cervera, Ileana Chávez

25. Colorblind (2002)

5 min | Drama, Short

6.2
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This film portrays racism through the eyes of a dog caught up in the middle of a race war, and the price of that hate will cost them more than they can handle.

Director: Bryan Amburgey | Stars: Ricky Dauphin, Ikenna Ezeh, Eric Dantzler, Anwar Salahuddin

Votes: 8

26. Heinäniityn tyttö (1938)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Reino Palmroth, Sirkka Salonen, Bertta Barsk, Pellervo Lehto

27. Law & Order: UK (2009– )
Episode: Masquerade (2010)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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After a student is found stabbed, the police have to deal with counter-allegations of murder and rape. Facing angry parents, lurid media headlines, and mixed feelings among police and prosecutors, this case proves a hard one to handle.

Director: Hettie Macdonald | Stars: Bradley Walsh, Jamie Bamber, Harriet Walter, Ben Daniels

Votes: 54

28. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998–2000)
Episode: Rap (2000)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

7.6
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Louis visits America's South to see if he can make it as a gangster rapper.

Director: Kate Townsend | Stars: Louis Theroux, Master P, Dick McGee, D. Sparky

Votes: 137