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1. 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.
2. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
TV-14 | 90 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. Plemya (2014)
Unrated | 126 min | Crime, Drama
A deaf mute boy joins a boarding school for similar children. Confronted by the violent and criminal antics of some of the other boys and girls, he struggles to conform and join the 'tribe'.
Votes: 7,248 | Gross: $0.15M
4. The Exterminating Angels (2006)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy
A filmmaker (van den Driessche) holds a series of boundary-pushing auditions for his project about female pleasure.
Votes: 2,453 | Gross: $0.02M
5. 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.
Votes: 21,353 | Gross: $13.45M
6. 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. 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.
10. 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.
11. La polizia chiede aiuto (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.
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. 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.
15. 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.
16. Contract on Cherry Street (1977 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 145 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When his partner is killed, NYC detective Frank Hovannes and his organized-crime squad go against the mob, despite strong objections from his superiors and the legal-departmental restrictions that hinder him.
18. 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.
21. 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 »
22. 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.
23. 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 »
24. Hoodlum Empire (1952)
98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After WW2, ex-mobster war hero Joe Gray goes straight, to the dismay of his New York mob boss uncle who's afraid that his nephew will testify against his outfit before a Grand Jury.
25. 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 »
26. 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. 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 »
32. 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 »
33. 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 »
34. Young Dynamite (1937)
Approved | 57 min | Crime, Drama
A young, newly-appointed rookie state trooper, John Shields, is celebrating with his sister Jane, his younger brother Freddie and Tom Marlin, Jane's fiancé and also a trooper, when they ... See full summary »
35. 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.
38. 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 »
42. Vacances explosives! (1957)
94 min | Comedy
Arlette thinks she has made a wonderful gift to her daughter Sylvie, who has just married François Morel, a young journalist. And, to tell the truth, not everybody receives a posh little ... See full summary »
43. She Asked for It (1937)
Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Dwight Stanford and his wife, Penny, are a pair of spendthrifts who can't hold on to money, dependent for support on Dwight's rich uncle, who sends them a monthly allowance. Conrad Norris, ... See full summary »
44. 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 »
45. 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.
46. 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 »
47. The Wise Guy (1926)
Passed | 69 min | Drama, Romance
Gut Watson, known as a wise guy, decides to turn his traveling vaudeville troupe and tent into an evangelistic movement, and make more money preaching than acting. One of the troupers is ... See full summary »
48. 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.
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. Navy Spy (1937)
Approved | 72 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A federal agent and a female reporter team up to catch a criminal gang that has kidnapped a scientist in order to get his formula for a new type of poison gas.