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1. Nightcrawler (2014)
R | 117 min | Crime, 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Horrible Bosses (2011)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
Three friends conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness.
5. 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.
6. 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.
8. 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.
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.
10. The Fugitive (1993)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt.
11. Insomnia (2002)
R | 118 min | 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.
13. 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.
14. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 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, black-market opportunist Harry Lime.
15. Munich (2005)
R | 164 min | Drama, History, 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.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
R | 180 min | Action, 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 »
20. Michael Clayton (2007)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
21. The French Connection (1971)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
22. Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family
Third grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
23. Dirty Harry (1971)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
25. Serpico (1973)
R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story about an honest New York cop who blew the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.
26. Cop Out (2010)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A comedy about a veteran NYPD cop whose rare baseball card is stolen. Since it's his only hope to pay for his daughter's upcoming wedding, he recruits his partner to track down the thief, a memorabilia-obsessed gangster.
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.
28. 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.
29. The Brave One (2007)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
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), a murderer and robber.
31. Along Came a Spider (2001)
R | 104 min | 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.
32. 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.
33. Spun (2002)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An out-of-control speed freak is introduced his drug of choice's creator by his dealer. A massive three-day adventure ensues.
35. 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.
36. 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.
38. 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.
40. 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.
41. K-9 (1989)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who's an unusually intelligent smart alec.
42. Head in the Clouds (2004)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance, War
HEAD IN THE CLOUDS is a sweeping romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee ... See full summary »
43. Magnum Force (1973)
R | 124 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
Dirty Harry is on the trail of vigilante cops who are not above going beyond the law to kill the city's undesirables.
44. Wait Until Dark (1967)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, 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.
46. 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.
49. Narc (2002)
R | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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.