Most Popular "Reference To J. Edgar Hoover" Titles
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1. Black Mass (2015)
R | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Votes: 112,573 | Gross: $62.56M
2. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 98,385 | Gross: $118.82M
3. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
A U.S Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 781,069 | Gross: $127.97M
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.
Votes: 265,163 | Gross: $120.78M
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.
Votes: 218,230 | Gross: $76.27M
7. Clue (1985)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery.
Votes: 57,239 | Gross: $3.15M
8. Lee Daniels' The Butler (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 132 min | Biography, Drama
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Votes: 87,310 | Gross: $116.63M
9. Swordfish (2001)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him.
Votes: 155,201 | Gross: $69.77M
10. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
R | 135 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
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.
Votes: 55,279 | Gross: $4.16M
11. 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.
Votes: 19,665 | Gross: $0.97M
12. 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.
Votes: 78,066 | Gross: $20.98M
13. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Votes: 65,327 | Gross: $2.87M
14. The Majestic (2001)
PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 44,947 | Gross: $27.80M
15. Silver Bullet (1985)
R | 95 min | Horror
A werewolf terrorizes a small city where lives Marty Coslaw, - a paralytic boy - his uncle and his sister - the narrator of the story.
16. 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.
Votes: 21,613 | Gross: $17.38M
17. 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.
19. Path to War (2002 TV Movie)
165 min | Biography, Drama, War
In the mid-1960s, President Johnson and his foreign-policy team debate the decision to withdraw from or escalate the war in Vietnam.
20. The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama
After his last crime has him looking at a long prison sentence for repeat offenses, a low level Boston gangster decides to snitch on his friends to avoid jail time.
21. RKO 281 (1999 TV Movie)
R | 86 min | Biography, Drama
22. 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.
Votes: 10,429 | Gross: $14.40M
23. 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.
Votes: 5,950 | Gross: $0.33M
24. The Ruling Class (1972)
R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
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 ensue.
25. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
G | 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.
26. My Favorite Brunette (1947)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Shortly before his execution on the death row in San Quentin, amateur sleuth and baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, tells reporters how he got there.
27. 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 »
Votes: 2,051 | Gross: $0.08M
115 min | Documentary
This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.
Votes: 617 | Gross: $0.48M
29. 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.
Votes: 3,003 | Gross: $0.56M
30. JFK to 9/11: Everything Is a Rich Man's Trick (2014 Video)
208 min | Documentary, History, War
This is one of the only documentaries that actually speaks on the real Secret Societies which for most are still a secret.
31. Cry Uncle (1971)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Private detective takes on a case and gets mixed up in murder, sex and blackmail.
32. The House on 92nd Street (1945)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Bill Dietrich becomes a double agent for the FBI in a Nazi spy ring.
34. The Big Street (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists. Pinks is a shy busboy and Gloria only goes out with men who ... See full summary »
35. 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.
36. 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.
37. 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.
38. The Silencer (2000)
92 min | Action
A federal agent is assigned to get the inside scoop on a dangerous terrorist group. In order to blend into their ranks, he's forced to fake his own death and make friends with the group's deadly but charismatic leader.
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of the great theatre, radio and film artist.
Votes: 481 | Gross: $0.02M
40. 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.
41. 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.
42. 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.
90 min | Documentary, Biography
The profile of controversial journalist George Seldes and a piercing examination of America's news media. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, with readings of writings by Ed Asner, this Academy ... See full summary »
The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Andy Saves Barney's Morale
26 min | Comedy, Family
Barney becomes a laughing stock after being left in temporary change and arresting upstanding townsfolk over petty violations. Andy must step in and make them appreciate Barney before he quits.
The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Barney on the Rebound
26 min | Comedy, Family
A flashy, sophisticated new girl in town takes a surprising and deep interest in Barney.
The Chicago Code (2011)
Bathhouse & Hinky Dink
TV-14 | 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
TV-14 | 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 | 41 min | 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.