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1. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war.
3. The Grifters (1990)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.
4. The Killers (1946)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.
5. The Young Savages (1961)
103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A district attorney investigates the racially charged case of three teenagers accused of the murder of a blind Puerto Rican boy. He begins to discover that the facts in the case aren't ... See full summary »
7. Harmony Lessons (2013)
120 min | Drama
Lonely Kazakh teenager Aslan is bullied at his new school. He prepares himself for a bloody revenge on the school bully Bolat.
8. The Gangster (1947)
Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Barry Sulivan is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner: the police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll.
9. What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
R | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller
Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.
10. Lady Killer (1933)
TV-G | 76 min | Comedy, Crime
A former gangster makes it big in Hollywood, but his old life catches up with him.
11. The Bribe (1949)
98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Federal agent Rigby, in Central America to trace stolen plane engines, falls for the gorgeous wife of the chief suspect.
12. The Mob (1951)
87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Johnny Damico botches a murder case and is suspended from the force. In reality, he is put undercover to identify the mysterious boss of the NY waterfront who has murdered everyone in his way. Will Johnny be next in line?
13. 711 Ocean Drive (1950)
Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An electronics expert creates a huge bookie broadcast system for his crime boss, and takes over operations when his boss is murdered. His greed leads him on a deadly destructive path.
14. Escort Girl (1943)
68 min | Crime, Drama
A pair of nightclub owners run a string of escort bureaus where men pay for the "companionship" of young women. The district attorney sends an undercover agent to infiltrate the bureaus.
15. Smart Money (1931)
81 min | Crime, Drama
Immigrant Greek barber has uncommon skills in playing poker and soon rises in the seedy world of illegal gambling, but pretty blondes remain his Achilles' heel.
16. The Dancing Masters (1943)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance
Two bumbling dance teachers help an awkward inventor sell his new invention and facilitate his romance with a beautiful socialite.
17. Jimmy the Gent (1934)
67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An unpolished racketeer, whose racket is finding heirs for unclaimed fortunes, affects ethics and tea-drinking manners to win back the sweetheart who now works for his seemingly upright competitor.
18. Final Round (1994 Video)
R | Adventure
After a recruiter sees him winning a bar fight, Tyler Verdiccio is kidnapped and thrown into an abandoned industrial complex which has been converted into the arena. Along with his lover, ... See full summary »
19. Canada Russia '72 (2006 TV Movie)
2 min | Drama, History, Sport
CANADA RUSSIA '72 is shot in a fluid documentary style that effectively captures all the immediacy of the '72 hockey summit's intrigues.
20. Mister Universe (1951)
Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A gullible and honest "Mr. Universe" winner, Tommy Tomkins, gets added to the stable of a con-man and a wrestling prompter. He wins match after match, legitimately, and then balks when he ... See full summary »
21. Abandoned (1949)
Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Newspaperman helps girl find her sister's illegitimate baby, gets mixed up in baby-adoption racket.
22. Aadmi Aur Insaan (1969)
168 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Munish and JK were friends, bound together in many ways. JK has helped Munish in his education, a trip to England for higher education and has now made him Engineer-in-charge for his ... See full summary »
23. The Unknown Man (1951)
Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Prominent attorney Brad Mason takes on the defense of Rudi Walchek, a young hit-man hoodlum accused of murder. Convinced of the youthful thug's innocence, Mason get him acquitted. Later, he... See full summary »
24. Twilight Women (1952)
79 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An unmarried nightclub singer, Vivanne Bruce, is thrown on her own when her lover, Jerry Nolan, is arrested for murder. Searching for a place to live, she eventually finds a room in a ... See full summary »
25. The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Joe Jonathan tries to keep his business on the level after some shady dealings but will his cronies let him?
26. I Sell Anything (1934)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Auctioneer Spot Cash Cutler is planning the scam of a lifetime, but will he get burned?
27. City of Missing Girls (1941)
Passed | 74 min | Mystery
Climaxing a long series of mysterious disappearances of young girls, dancer Thalia Arnold is found murdered. Police-detective Captain McVeigh believes that King Peterson, a nightclub ... See full summary »
28. Quick Millions (1931)
72 min | Crime, Drama
Truck driver Bugs Raymond organizes the trucking associations and takes protection money. Now rich, he decides to marry socialite Dorothy Stone. She rejects him for another, so he makes plans to kidnap her on her wedding day.
29. Army Girl (1938)
Approved | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A fight to keep cavalry horses from being replaced by tanks culminates in a great race between machine and beast.
30. Race Street (1948)
79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In San Francisco, when a bookie is murdered by a protection racket syndicate, his bookie friend Dan Gannin and police lieutenant Barney Runson investigate.
31. Mobs, Inc. (1956)
Approved | 62 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Captain Braddock of the Los Angeles Racket Squad schools a group of cadet policemen by telling them of three precarious and dangerous cases of con artistry. Included are tracking down a ... See full summary »
32. Beauty and the Bandit (1946)
Approved | 77 min | Romance, Western
In Old California, a young Frenchman transporting a chest full of silver travels by stagecoach to San Marino, to complete a complex business deal. The stagecoach is ambushed by a band of ... See full summary »
33. Within the Law (1939)
Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Mary Turner, is wrongly accused, by her employer Edward Gilder, and then convicted of theft. In prison she studies law books, and on release partners with another woman to legally scam ... See full summary »
34. Portland Exposé (1957)
Approved | 72 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A tavern owner in Portland, Oregon gets involved in a struggle for power between two gangs attempting to control the unions. When his young daughter is attacked by one of the gangsters, he ... See full summary »
36. Arson, Inc. (1949)
Passed | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An arson investigator goes undercover to break up a ring that sets fires in order to collect the insurance.
37. The Boss of Big Town (1942)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A criminal plot to control produce and dairy products during the wartime emergency is foiled by an courageous undercover city market official.
38. Government Agents vs Phantom Legion (1951)
Passed | 167 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two federal agents battle a gang that hijacks trucks carrying materials vital for the security of the country and sells them to foreign powers.
39. Criminals of the Air (1937)
Approved | 61 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Undercover agent Mark Owens is sent to aid the Border Patrol in the trans-border town of Hernandez in breaking up a well-organized band of smugglers. Since the town is also noted for a ... See full summary »
40. King of Chinatown (1939)
Approved | 57 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Violene and death stalk the Chinese of a big American city, but one man, Dr. Chang Ling, and his daughter, Dr. Mary Ling, defy the racketeers who are responsible, and, against terrific odds, bring peace to their oppressed neighbors.
41. Hard Guy (1941)
Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama
Vic is a night club owner/racketeer whose club is run primarily for the purpose of the club girls marrying the rich blue bloods among the customers, leading to annulments leading to cash settlements and/or blackmail.
43. Headline Hunters (1955)
Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
City Editor Ned Powers assigns student reporter David Flynn to veteran newsman Hugh Woodruff, primarily to get on Woodruff's nerves. David has long admired Woodruff, but is saddened to see ... See full summary »
44. The Gold Racket (1937)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
At the request of the Mexican government, a federal agent and a lady reporter team up to catch a gang that has been smuggling gold from Mexico to the U.S. and then selling it to the U.S. government.
45. The Bulleteers (1942)
Not Rated | 8 min | Animation, Short, Action
Superman versus extortionists with a super-powerful rocket car.
46. Tip-Off Girls (1938)
Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A federal agent goes after a hijacking ring that uses beautiful women to help it hijack the rigs of unsuspecting truckers.
47. Ispiritista: Itay, may moomoo (2005)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A sudden widower, Victor finds himself solely responsible for raising his son, Tom Tom. To make money, he claims to be a medium who can speak with the dead and for a price.
49. Clarence (1937)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Pappa Wheeler hires a recently-discharged soldier, Clarence Smith, to repair a water heater and Wheeler keeps him on as an odd-job man around the house. Clarence discovers a few situations ... See full summary »
50. Federal Man-Hunt (1938)
Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
By a daring ruse and inside help, Pete Rennick, a noted criminal behind bars on federal charges, escapes from the prison, and all of the law-agencies and local police are out to catch him ... See full summary »