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1. The Killers (1946)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker

Votes: 14,376

2. Foyle's War (2002–2015)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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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.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 9,590

3. Plemya (2014)

Unrated | 126 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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78 Metascore

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'.

Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi | Stars: Hryhoriy Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy, Oleksandr Dsiadevych

Votes: 7,248 | Gross: $0.15M

4. The Exterminating Angels (2006)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.5
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54 Metascore

A filmmaker (van den Driessche) holds a series of boundary-pushing auditions for his project about female pleasure.

Director: Jean-Claude Brisseau | Stars: Frédéric van den Driessche, Maroussia Dubreuil, Lise Bellynck, Marie Allan

Votes: 2,453 | Gross: $0.02M

5. The Grifters (1990)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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86 Metascore

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.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, Jan Munroe

Votes: 21,353 | Gross: $13.45M

6. The Young Savages (1961)

103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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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 »

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Dina Merrill, Edward Andrews, Vivian Nathan

Votes: 1,477

7. 711 Ocean Drive (1950)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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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.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Joanne Dru, Otto Kruger, Barry Kelley

Votes: 644

8. The Long Firm (2004 TV Mini-Series)

220 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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The lives of characters who live, love and suffer through their association with the charismatic charms of gangster Harry Starks.

Stars: Mark Strong, George Costigan, Neil Conrich, Geoff Bell

Votes: 512

9. The Bribe (1949)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Federal agent Rigby, in Central America to trace stolen plane engines, falls for the gorgeous wife of the chief suspect.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Charles Laughton, Vincent Price

Votes: 1,137

10. Smart Money (1931)

81 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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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.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Evalyn Knapp, Ralf Harolde

Votes: 1,229

11. La polizia chiede aiuto (1974)

R | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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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.

Director: Massimo Dallamano | Stars: Giovanna Ralli, Claudio Cassinelli, Mario Adorf, Franco Fabrizi

Votes: 1,047

12. The Mob (1951)

87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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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?

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Betty Buehler, Richard Kiley, Otto Hulett

Votes: 726

13. Race Street (1948)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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In San Francisco, when a bookie is murdered by a protection racket syndicate, his bookie friend Dan Gannin and police lieutenant Barney Runson investigate.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: George Raft, William Bendix, Marilyn Maxwell, Frank Faylen

Votes: 308

14. That Way with Women (1947)

84 min | Comedy

6.4
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A bored automobile industry tycoon assumes a false identity, buys a half interest in a gas station, and plays matchmaker for his daughter.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Dane Clark, Martha Vickers, Sydney Greenstreet, Alan Hale

Votes: 126

15. The Gangster (1947)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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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.

Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Belita, Joan Lorring, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 426

16. Contract on Cherry Street (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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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.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Balsam, Jay Black, Verna Bloom

Votes: 191

17. Lady Killer (1933)

TV-G | 76 min | Comedy, Crime

7.1
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A former gangster makes it big in Hollywood, but his old life catches up with him.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, Margaret Lindsay, Leslie Fenton

Votes: 1,238

18. Jimmy the Gent (1934)

67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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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.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Allen Jenkins, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 1,056

19. Uroki garmonii (2013)

120 min | Drama

7.3
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Lonely Kazakh teenager Aslan is bullied at his new school. He prepares himself for a bloody revenge on the school bully Bolat.

Director: Emir Baigazin | Stars: Timur Aidarbekov, Aslan Anarbayev, Mukhtar Andassov, Anelya Adilbekova

Votes: 678

20. Canada Russia '72 (2006– )

2 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.9
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CANADA RUSSIA '72 is shot in a fluid documentary style that effectively captures all the immediacy of the '72 hockey summit's intrigues.

Stars: Mark A. Owen, Sonia Laplante, David Berni, Gabriel Hogan

Votes: 283

21. Aadmi Aur Insaan (1969)

168 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.3
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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 »

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Dharmendra, Saira Banu, Feroz Khan, Mumtaz

Votes: 88

22. The Dancing Masters (1943)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Two bumbling dance teachers help an awkward inventor sell his new invention and facilitate his romance with a beautiful socialite.

Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Trudy Marshall, Robert Bailey

Votes: 604

23. Portland Exposé (1957)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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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 »

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Edward Binns, Carolyn Craig, Virginia Gregg, Russ Conway

Votes: 144

24. Hoodlum Empire (1952)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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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.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Forrest Tucker, Vera Ralston

Votes: 132

25. Final Round (1994 Video)

R | Adventure

3.7
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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 »

Director: George Erschbamer | Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Kathleen Kinmont, Anthony De Longis, Clark Johnson

Votes: 177

26. Quick Millions (1931)

72 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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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.

Director: Rowland Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Marguerite Churchill, Sally Eilers, Bob Burns

Votes: 104

27. Army Girl (1938)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A fight to keep cavalry horses from being replaced by tanks culminates in a great race between machine and beast.

Director: George Nichols Jr. | Stars: Madge Evans, Preston Foster, James Gleason, H.B. Warner

Votes: 43

28. Abandoned (1949)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Newspaperman helps girl find her sister's illegitimate baby, gets mixed up in baby-adoption racket.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Gale Storm, Marjorie Rambeau, Raymond Burr

Votes: 137

29. The Unknown Man (1951)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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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 »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Ann Harding, Barry Sullivan, Keefe Brasselle

Votes: 320

30. I Sell Anything (1934)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Auctioneer Spot Cash Cutler is planning the scam of a lifetime, but will he get burned?

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Ann Dvorak, Claire Dodd, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 87

31. The Mayor of 44th Street (1942)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.0
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Joe Jonathan tries to keep his business on the level after some shady dealings but will his cronies let him?

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: George Murphy, Anne Shirley, William Gargan, Richard Barthelmess

Votes: 73

32. City of Missing Girls (1941)

Passed | 74 min | Mystery

4.8
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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 »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: H.B. Warner, Astrid Allwyn, John Archer, Sarah Padden

Votes: 106

33. Twilight Women (1952)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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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 »

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Freda Jackson, René Ray, Lois Maxwell, Laurence Harvey

Votes: 50

34. Young Dynamite (1937)

Approved | 57 min | Crime, Drama

4.9
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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 »

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Frankie Darro, Kane Richmond, Charlotte Henry, Willy Castello

Votes: 20

35. Ispiritista: Itay, may moomoo (2005)

Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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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.

Director: Tony Y. Reyes | Stars: Vic Sotto, Cindy Kurleto, Iza Calzado, BJ Forbes

Votes: 18

36. Tip-Off Girls (1938)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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A federal agent goes after a hijacking ring that uses beautiful women to help it hijack the rigs of unsuspecting truckers.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Mary Carlisle, Lloyd Nolan, Roscoe Karns, Buster Crabbe

Votes: 23

37. The Bulleteers (1942)

Not Rated | 8 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.1
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Superman versus extortionists with a super-powerful rocket car.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Orestes Calpini | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Julian Noa

Votes: 507

38. Beauty and the Bandit (1946)

Approved | 77 min | Romance, Western

6.7
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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 »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Gilbert Roland, Martin Garralaga, Frank Yaconelli, Ramsay Ames

Votes: 41

39. Undercover Agent (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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A railway postal clerk goes after a sweepstakes counterfeiting ring.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Russell Gleason, Shirley Deane, J.M. Kerrigan, Maude Eburne

Votes: 33

40. Ang laro ng buhay ni Juan (2009)

80 min | Drama

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Director: Joselito Altarejos | Stars: Kei Ramos, Jhon Cris Magcamit, Angeli Bayani, Ray An Dulay

41. Torture Money (1937)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Police go after a fraud operation that stages automobile accidents to collect insurance money.

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Edwin Maxwell, George Lynn, Murray Alper, King Baggot

Votes: 65

42. Vacances explosives! (1957)

94 min | Comedy

6.5
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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 »

Director: Christian Stengel | Stars: Arletty, Raymond Bussières, Marthe Mercadier, Robert Vattier

Votes: 11

43. She Asked for It (1937)

Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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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 »

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: William Gargan, Orien Heyward, Vivienne Osborne, Richard Carle

Votes: 7

44. Criminals of the Air (1937)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.2
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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 »

Director: Charles C. Coleman | Stars: Rosalind Keith, Charles Quigley, Rita Hayworth, John Gallaudet

Votes: 18

45. The Gold Racket (1937)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.7
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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.

Directors: Louis J. Gasnier, Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Eleanor Hunt, Fuzzy Knight, Frank Milan

Votes: 37

46. Within the Law (1939)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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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 »

Director: Gustav Machatý | Stars: Ruth Hussey, Tom Neal, Paul Kelly, William Gargan

Votes: 119

47. The Wise Guy (1926)

Passed | 69 min | Drama, Romance

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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 »

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: James Kirkwood, Mary Astor, Betty Compson, George F. Marion

48. Hard Guy (1941)

Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama

5.0
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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.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Jack La Rue, Mary Healy, Kane Richmond, Iris Adrian

Votes: 28

49. Clarence (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

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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 »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Roscoe Karns, Eleanore Whitney, Eugene Pallette, Johnny Downs

50. Navy Spy (1937)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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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.

Directors: Joseph H. Lewis, Crane Wilbur | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Eleanor Hunt, Judith Allen, Jack Doyle

Votes: 19