Most Popular "Reference To J. Edgar Hoover" Titles
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1. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding near-by.
3. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
4. 50 First Dates (2004)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.
5. The Untouchables (1987)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.
7. Swordfish (2001)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A secretive renegade counter-terrorist co-opts the world's greatest hacker (who is trying to stay clean) to steal billions in US Government dirty money.
8. The Majestic (2001)
PG | 152 min | Drama
Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
9. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
R | 135 min | Mystery, Thriller
A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.
10. Rampart (2011)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
Set in 1999 Los Angeles, veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, works to take care of his family, and struggles for his own survival.
11. The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.
12. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
PG | 111 min | Comedy
A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
13. Murder in the First (1995)
R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
14. RKO 281 (1999 TV Movie)
R | 83 min | Biography, Drama
15. Ace in the Hole (1951)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
16. The Chamber (1996)
R | 113 min | Drama, Thriller
A young man fresh out of law school tries to win a reprieve for his racist grandfather who is on death row.
18. Waking the Dead (2000)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
20. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.
21. Path to War (2002 TV Movie)
165 min | Drama
In the mid-1960s, President Johnson and his foreign-policy team debate the decision to withdraw from or escalate the war in Vietnam.
22. The Ruling Class (1972)
R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues.
23. Steal This Movie (2000)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment ... See full summary »
24. Stealing Sinatra (2003)
R | 96 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story.
26. Mission to Moscow (1943)
Approved | 124 min | Drama, History, War
Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.
27. The Weather Underground (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
28. Always Leave Them Laughing (1949)
Passed | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
A young comic plays second-rate nightclubs and chintzy resorts in his struggle to break into the big time.
29. A Bullet for Joey (1955)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In Montreal, a police inspector slowly discovers a plot to kidnap a nuclear physicist, American mobsters, foreign spies, and a blonde seductress, are all involved.
31. The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2005 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
A documentary about the life of Errol Flynn, with recollections from friends and family.
32. Down on Us (1989)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and Janis Joplin, and how their message for their generation made them targets of a US government plot.
The Chicago Code (2011)
Bathhouse & Hinky Dink
44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After a corrupt city official buys off a juror to guarantee a mistrial, Liam stumbles onto a clue that could connect the official to the Irish mob and perhaps alderman Gibbons.
Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil (1959–1962)
Beany Meets the Monstrous Monster/Tommy Hawk/Yo Ho and a Bubble of Gum
Animation, Comedy, Family
Beany Meets the Monstrous Monster Captain Huffenpuff (actually Admiral Huffenpuff this time) of the Leakin' Lena charges his crew with the task of locating the Monstrous Monster... See full synopsis »
Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Better Call Saul
47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Badger is caught by the DEA. Walt and Jesse hire the best criminal lawyer in town, Saul Goodman.
TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The team descends into a bit of madness as working with a conspiracy theorist to solve bombing case exposes each of their own peculiar beliefs. Meanwhile, a mysterious stranger saves an agent's life.
Archer (2009– )
TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
A new field agent makes a splash at ISIS, but Archer and Lana suspect there may be something all too perfect about their new diversity hire.
The Sopranos (1999–2007)
TV-MA | Crime, Drama
Gene Pontecorvo makes a final break from the mob life, while Junior's paranoid delusions could be the end of Tony.
White Collar (2009– )
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Despite successfully escaping after having robbed the Federal Reserve, a notorious thief returns to retrieve the stash he left behind. Peter and Neal must put their differences aside to capture the criminal before he disappears for good.
The X-Files (1993–2002)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A Montana Native American reserve is the center of attention as Mulder and Scully investigate the strange death of a local Indian man. The shooters claim they saw a monster attack them, and... See full summary »
Married with Children (1987–1997)
Shoeway to Heaven
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
Al and Jefferson decide to cash in on 1970s nostalgia by selling shoes from that period.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
That Old Gang of Mine
TV-PG | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A scientist who believes he can alter people's personalities using their DNA brings Bonnie Parker, Clyde Barrow, John Dillinger, and Al Capone back using a special cloning process. When ... See full summary »
The Newsroom (2012– )
The Blackout, Part 1: Tragedy Porn
TV-14 | Drama
To salvage their ratings, the news team decides to lead with lurid criminal trial coverage at the expense of more worthy stories like the debt ceiling debate.
The Chicago Code (2011)
The Gold Coin Kid
44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
While Colvin tries to secure new police radios, she puts Wysocki on a case involving the son of a powerful Chicagoan who is in a coma after a drug overdose. Meanwhile, Vonda nearly gets killed on her first day in her new position.
Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Action, Crime, Drama
Starsky and Hutch pose as an eccentric photographer and a timid swimwear buyer when the duo enter the fashion world to investigate a garment-business racketeering ring.
Homeland (2011– )
TV-MA | 58 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Aileen is taken into custody by Saul in Mexico. Meanwhile, Carrie and Brody share some quality time at a cabin in the woods, owned by Carrie's family. Everything seems to be going well until shocking revelations are made.