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1. Citizen Kane (1941)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 311,396

2. The Roaring Twenties (1939)

Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

Votes: 9,751

3. Lackawanna Blues (2005 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music

8.0
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In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.

Director: George C. Wolfe | Stars: S. Epatha Merkerson, Marcus Carl Franklin, Yasiin Bey, Carmen Ejogo

Votes: 2,028

4. Captain America (1944)

Approved | 244 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.

Directors: Elmer Clifton, John English | Stars: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill, Charles Trowbridge

Votes: 543

5. Assassination Tango (2002)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.9
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An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.

Director: Robert Duvall | Stars: Robert Duvall, Luciana Pedraza, Rubén Blades, Kathy Baker

Votes: 2,580 | Gross: $0.97M

6. The Brasher Doubloon (1947)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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Detective Philip Marlowe encounters a variety of characters while checking on why Leslie Murdock stole a rare doubloon from his mother.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: George Montgomery, Nancy Guild, Conrad Janis, Roy Roberts

Votes: 504

7. A Life at Stake (1955)

78 min | Drama, Film-Noir

5.7
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An out-of-work architect meets a married woman who has a business proposition for him. The architect begins to suspect the woman's interest in him is not just financial and may actually be deadly.

Director: Paul Guilfoyle | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Keith Andes, Douglass Dumbrille, Claudia Barrett

Votes: 334

8. The Man in the White Suit (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but both big business and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker, Michael Gough

Votes: 6,920 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An aspiring reporter is the key witness at the murder trial of a young man accused of cutting a café owner's throat and is soon accused of a similar crime himself.

Director: Boris Ingster | Stars: Peter Lorre, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Charles Waldron

Votes: 2,610

10. The Breach (1970)

124 min | Thriller

7.5
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Helene Regnier's husband Charles, who is mentally ill, injures their son Michel in a rage. Charles moves back in with his wealthy and manipulative parents, who blame Helene for their son's ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Michel Bouquet, Annie Cordy

Votes: 1,194

11. About Mrs. Leslie (1954)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A rooming house landlady recalls her past in flashbacks.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Shirley Booth, Robert Ryan, Marjie Millar, Alex Nicol

Votes: 426

12. Government Girl (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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The secretary of a newly appointed government official strives to make him a success in spite of his shortcomings.

Director: Dudley Nichols | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Anne Shirley, Sonny Tufts, Jess Barker

Votes: 338

13. Love Is News (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Slim Summerville

Votes: 408

14. Shanghai Chest (1948)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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Charlie attempts to solve a triple murder in which a dead man's finger prints show up at all three murder sites.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Roland Winters, Mantan Moreland, Tim Ryan, Victor Sen Yung

Votes: 162

15. Code of the Secret Service (1939)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.8
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Brass is assigned to uncovering a counterfeiting ring that has stolen bona fide treasury plates and is converting $1 bills to $100 bills through a Mexican casino.

Director: Noel M. Smith | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Rosella Towne, Eddie Foy Jr., Moroni Olsen

Votes: 163

16. Wilde Jungs (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

6.2
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Director: Boris von Sychowski | Stars: Vinzenz Kiefer, Kristian Kiehling, Michael Krabbe, Karoline Schuch

Votes: 28

17. Los apuros de mi ahijada (1951)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Fernando Méndez | Stars: Rafael Baledón, Carmelita González, Domingo Soler, Blanca de Castejón

18. The Shrimp (1930)

20 min | Comedy, Short

5.4
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A timid man undergoes a personality change, and turns the tables on the people who've bullied him.

Director: Charley Rogers | Stars: Harry Langdon, Thelma Todd, Nancy Drexel, Jim Mason

Votes: 25

19. Where Is Jane Doe? (1956)

Approved | 8 min | Crime, Short

5.4
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In this Screenliner short, New York City police detectives investigate the case of a missing girl, whose clothes are found on a bridge. Was it a suicide, was she murdered, or is this a hoax?

Director: Larry O'Reilly | Stars: Bob Hite, Alexander Lockwood

Votes: 76

20. Keijupuisto - Home of the homeless (2006)

Documentary

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Director: Miia Jonkka

21. Inspector George Gently (2007– )
Episode: Gently Northern Soul (2012)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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After a young black girl is murdered, Gently uncovers a disturbing and malevolent racist undercurrent lurking both within the local community and his own police force.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Pippa Bennett-Warner, Lenora Crichlow, Craig Conway, Philip Correia

Votes: 187

22. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: Killing Time (2010)

TV-14 | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Foyle goes head to head against the might of the US army when a local girl is found murdered and the finger of suspicion points to a black GI at the US military base.

Director: David Richards | Stars: John Sharian, Obi Abili, Gary Carr, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 273

23. Official Detective (1957– )
Episode: Muggers (1957)

30 min | Mystery, Adventure

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Police investigate a series of muggings in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one of which resulted in murder.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Everett Sloane, Frank Albertson, John Close, Paul Clarke

24. Rocky King, Detective (1950–1954)
Episode: Murder, Ph. D. (1953)

Action, Drama, Crime

8.2
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Three hours before Dayton Merrill is to be executed for murder, Inspector King receives a taunting phone call from a man who claims to have really committed the crime. Unable to get a stay ... See full summary »

Director: Wes Kenney | Stars: Roscoe Karns, Earl Hammond, Grace Carney, Somar Alberg

Votes: 6

25. Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957–1960)
Episode: One Foot in the Grave (1958)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A beat cop who used to work with Diamond is shot to death and Diamond vows to find the hood who threatened him a couple of years ago.

Director: Mark Sandrich Jr. | Stars: David Janssen, Regis Toomey, Chris Alcaide, Robert Gist

26. Martin Kane (1949–1954)
Episode: Subway Switch (1953)

Drama

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The landlady of a rooming house asks Martin to investigate when one of her guests has $75,000 stolen that he was carrying in a brown paper bag.

Director: Edgar C. Kahn | Stars: Lee Tracy, King Calder, Leona Powers, Anne Seymour

27. Crime Stories (1998– )
Episode: The Boarding House Killer (2007)

Documentary

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Dorothea Puente spent much of the 1980's providing shelter for the elderly and infirm in her Sacramento boardinghouse. It wasn't until the first body was found in her backyard that ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Allen | Star: Bill Courage

28. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Green-Eyed Sister (1958)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A dowdy woman comes to Perry Mason for help. Her wealthy but ailing father is being blackmailed by a disreputable private investigator for embezzling and she's afraid if her fiancé finds out, he'll break off their engagement.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 110

29. State Trooper (1956– )
Episode: The Choker (1959)

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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Blake's investigation into the deaths of nightclub waitresses leads to a hobo camp. He tries to get evidence by posing a vagrant.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Rod Cameron, Robert Armstrong, Jean Howell, Harry Shannon

30. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: The Gentleman Caller (1964)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Gerald Musgrove shoots and kills a night watchman while stealing $100,000 from a bank. On the street nearby, while eluding police, he meets elderly Emmy Rice, and befriends her. Since he is... See full summary »

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Roddy McDowall, Ruth McDevitt, Diane Sayer

Votes: 93

32. Duffy's Tavern (1954– )
Episode: Wedding in the Tavern (1954)

30 min | Comedy

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Archie claims to have contracted a rare disease so that he can attend a wedding reception

Stars: Ed Gardner, Pattie Chapman, Jimmy Conlin, William Fawcett

33. Conspiracy? (2004– )
Episode: Who Killed Martin Luther King? (2004)

Documentary

6.5
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For those who believe James Earl Ray did not kill Martin Luther King or did not do so alone, the list of alternative conspirators is long and diverse. This program presents the preeminent theories that have enriched their proponents.

Stars: Tom Kane, Ryan Salzwedel, D'Army Bailey, Jamie Black

Votes: 6