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1. Hell or High Water (II) (2016)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Western
A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas.
Votes: 36,513 | Gross: $26.86M
2. Nightcrawler (2014)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When Louis Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Votes: 308,072 | Gross: $32.28M
3. The Lives of Others (2006)
R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
Votes: 266,695 | Gross: $11.28M
4. Training Day (2001)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes on a 24-hour training course with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Votes: 312,529 | Gross: $76.26M
6. Insomnia (2002)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Votes: 223,202 | Gross: $67.26M
7. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A bored married couple is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other.
Votes: 357,406 | Gross: $186.34M
8. Smokin' Aces (2006)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
Votes: 122,328 | Gross: $35.64M
9. Public Enemies (2009)
R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
Votes: 234,635 | Gross: $97.03M
10. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 136,878 | Gross: $20.17M
12. Michael Clayton (2007)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Votes: 135,559 | Gross: $49.02M
13. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.
Votes: 74,505 | Gross: $28.01M
15. To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Votes: 21,540 | Gross: $0.97M
16. Munich (2005)
R | 164 min | Drama, Thriller
Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.
Votes: 179,581 | Gross: $47.38M
17. The Fugitive (1993)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt.
Votes: 217,366 | Gross: $183.88M
18. Dirty Harry (1971)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.
19. Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
R | 116 min | Comedy
A nice-guy cop with dissociative identity disorder must protect a woman on the run from a corrupt ex-boyfriend and his associates.
Votes: 188,884 | Gross: $90.57M
20. The Family (I) (2013)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
Votes: 89,848 | Gross: $36.92M
21. Donnie Brasco (1997)
R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.
Votes: 229,026 | Gross: $41.95M
22. The Watch (I) (2012)
R | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Four men who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion.
Votes: 105,713 | Gross: $34.35M
23. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
R | 180 min | Crime, Drama
Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members... See full summary »
Votes: 23,587 | Gross: $4.50M
24. Animal Kingdom (2010)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.
Votes: 46,472 | Gross: $1.04M
25. The Third Man (1949)
Approved | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 116,637 | Gross: $0.45M
27. Taking Lives (2004)
R | 103 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An FBI profiler is called in by French Canadian police to catch a serial killer who takes on the identity of each new victim.
Votes: 66,446 | Gross: $32.68M
30. U.S. Marshals (1998)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
US Marshal Samuel Gerard (Jones) and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan (Snipes), who has been accused of a double-murder.
Votes: 79,121 | Gross: $57.82M
31. The Big Sleep (1946)
Approved | 114 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.
32. Taxi (I) (1998)
Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers.
Votes: 62,664 | Gross: $0.14M
33. Cop Out (2010)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jimmy's rare baseball card is robbed. Since it's his only hope to pay for his daughter's upcoming wedding, he recruits his cop partner Paul to track down the robber, a memorabilia-obsessed gangster.
Votes: 76,132 | Gross: $44.87M
34. Spun (2002)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A drug dealer introduces one of his customers, a 'speed freak', to the man who runs the meth lab. A crazy three-day adventure ensues.
Votes: 32,657 | Gross: $0.41M
35. Along Came a Spider (2001)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A congressman's daughter under Secret Service protection is kidnapped from a private school by an insider who calls Det. Alex Cross, sucking him into the case even though he's recovering from the loss of his partner.
Votes: 60,165 | Gross: $74.06M
36. The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
PG | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Insp. Jacques Clouseau teams up with a squad of International detectives who are just as bumbling as he is. Their mission: Stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts.
Votes: 33,767 | Gross: $35.92M
41. Wait Until Dark (1967)
Not Rated | 108 min | Horror, Thriller
A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.
44. Art School Confidential (2006)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
Votes: 15,036 | Gross: $3.30M
45. The Night Porter (1974)
R | 118 min | Drama
After a chance meeting at a hotel in 1957, a Holocaust survivor and the Nazi officer who tortured her resume their sadomasochistic relationship.
46. Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.
Votes: 5,207 | Gross: $9.88M
47. I Come in Peace (1990)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Jack Caine (Dolph Lundgren) is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,676 | Gross: $4.35M
48. Narc (2002)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the trail goes cold on a murder investigation of a policeman an undercover narcotics officer is lured back to the force to help solve the case.
Votes: 34,456 | Gross: $10.46M
50. Blue Steel (1990)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Votes: 9,396 | Gross: $8.22M