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1. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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79 Metascore

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

Writers: Paulo Lins, Bráulio Mantovani | Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 531,154 | Gross: $7.56M

2. On the Waterfront (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.2
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88 Metascore

An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

Writers: Budd Schulberg, Malcolm Johnson | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Votes: 100,393 | Gross: $9.60M

3. Stalag 17 (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, War

8.1
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When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German POW camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.

Writers: Billy Wilder, Edwin Blum, Donald Bevan, Edmund Trzcinski | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss

Votes: 43,221

4. White Heat (1949)

Not Rated | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.2
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A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Virginia Kellogg | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

Votes: 20,568

5. White Lightning (1973)

PG | 101 min | Action, Drama, Crime

6.4
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An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring.

Writer: William W. Norton | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Billingsley, Ned Beatty, Bo Hopkins

Votes: 2,517

6. A Gang Story (2011)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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After growing up in a poor gypsy camp, Edmond Vidal, aka Momon, has retained a sense of family, unfailing loyalty and pride in his origins. Most of all, he has remained friends with Serge ... See full summary »

Writers: Olivier Marchal, Edgar Marie, Edmond Vidal | Director: Olivier Marchal | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Tchéky Karyo, Daniel Duval, Dimitri Storoge

Votes: 5,805

7. Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.9
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100 Metascore

The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.

Writer: Robert Bresson | Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green, François Lafarge, Jean-Claude Guilbert

Votes: 11,626 | Gross: $0.04M

8. We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)

R | 130 min | Documentary

6.9
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76 Metascore

A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Julian Assange, Adrian Lamo, John 'FuzzFace' McMahon, Alex Gibney

Votes: 6,082 | Gross: $0.16M

9. Pickup on South Street (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.8
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A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.

Writers: Samuel Fuller, Dwight Taylor | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye

Votes: 9,157

10. On Dangerous Ground (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Rough city cop Jim Wilson is disciplined by his captain and is sent upstate, to a snowy mountain town, to help the local sheriff solve a murder case.

Writers: A.I. Bezzerides, Nicholas Ray, Gerald Butler | Directors: Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond, Charles Kemper

Votes: 4,171

11. Strange Cargo (1940)

Passed | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Convicts escaping from Devil's Island come under the influence of a strange Christ-like figure.

Writers: Lawrence Hazard, Richard Sale | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Ian Hunter, Peter Lorre

Votes: 1,527

12. Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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A corrupt D.A. with gubernatorial ambitions is annoyed by an investigative reporter's criticism of his criminal activities and decides to frame the reporter for manslaughter in order to silence him.

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Warren Duff, Jerome Odlum | Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan, George Bancroft

Votes: 2,100

13. Force of Evil (1948)

TV-PG | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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An unethical lawyer, with an older brother he wants to help, becomes a partner with a client in the numbers racket.

Writers: Abraham Polonsky, Ira Wolfert | Director: Abraham Polonsky | Stars: John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor, Howland Chamberlain

Votes: 4,156

14. Chandler (1971)

GP | 85 min | Drama, Crime

4.4
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A hardboiled aging private eye is hired to find and protect a missing government witness sought after by the gangsters. The witness is a beautiful French woman and even the cops can't be trusted. The case is tough, but so is Chandler.

Writers: Paul Magwood, John Sacret Young | Director: Paul Magwood | Stars: Warren Oates, Leslie Caron, Alex Dreier, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 287

15. La balance (1982)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Nicole is a Parisian streetwalker and Dede is her racketeer boyfriend, on the outs with his mob bosses because of a dispute over Nicole. When a police informant ("balance") is murdered, the... See full summary »

Writers: Mathieu Fabiani, Bob Swaim | Director: Bob Swaim | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Philippe Léotard, Richard Berry, Maurice Ronet

Votes: 813

16. Internes Can't Take Money (1937)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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In his first film, young Dr. Kildare helps a female ex-con find her child.

Writers: Rian James, Theodore Reeves, Max Brand | Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Lloyd Nolan, Stanley Ridges

Votes: 323

17. Devil's Harvest (1942)

52 min | Drama

3.9
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An investigator goes after the people who are corrupting the nation's youth by spreading the weed of Satan--MARIJUANA!!!

Writer: Edward Clark | Director: Ray Test | Stars: June Doyle, Leo Anthony, George Graham, Ben Barlow

Votes: 28

18. Half a Sinner (1940)

Approved | 59 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

6.4
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Although young and beautiful, schoolteacher Anne Gladden fears a dull future. She finally decides to take a walk on the wild side, splurging on some fashionable new clothes and setting off ... See full summary »

Writers: Frederick J. Jackson, Dalton Trumbo | Director: Al Christie | Stars: Heather Angel, John 'Dusty' King, Constance Collier, Walter Catlett

Votes: 173

19. Luna Park (1992)

111 min | Drama

6.5
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Andrei is the head of a gang of antisemitic skinheads clinging to the old communist ideals in post-Communist Moscow. When he learns that his long lost father actually is a Jewish bohemian ... See full summary »

Writer: Pavel Lungin | Director: Pavel Lungin | Stars: Oleg Borisov, Andrei Gutin, Natalya Egorova, Nonna Mordyukova

Votes: 347

20. Lady Gangster (1942)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Dot Burton (Faye Emerson)has acted as a decoy in a bank robbery and fails to get away. Her arrest attracts the attention of Ken Phillips (Frank Wilcox), a former childhood sweetheart who ... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Coldeway, Dorothy Mackaye, Carlton Miles | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Faye Emerson, Julie Bishop, Frank Wilcox, Roland Drew

Votes: 267

21. I Am the Law (1938)

Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Law professor John Lindsay is asked by a civic leader to become a special prosecutor to go after the racketeers in town.

Writers: Fred Allhoff, Jo Swerling | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Barbara O'Neil, John Beal, Wendy Barrie

Votes: 288

22. Outside the Wall (1950)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A paroled convict's infatuation with a gold-digger nurse working at a sanitarium leads him to crime.

Writers: Henry Edward Helseth, Crane Wilbur | Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Richard Basehart, Marilyn Maxwell, Signe Hasso, Dorothy Hart

Votes: 64

23. Boys' Reformatory (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama

5.2
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A tough street kid takes the rap for a burglary committed by the son of his foster family and is sent to a boys reformatory, where the inmates are under the thumb of corrupt guards and a brutal prison doctor.

Writers: Ray Trampe, Norman S. Hall, Wellyn Totman | Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Frankie Darro, Grant Withers, Lillian Elliott, Frank Coghlan Jr.

Votes: 40

24. Un hombre en la trampa (1965)

80 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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Writers: José María Fernández Unsáin, Ramón Obón | Director: Rafael Baledón | Stars: Ignacio López Tarso, Kitty de Hoyos, David Reynoso, Evangelina Elizondo

25. The Final Mission (2016)

18 min | Short, Drama, Thriller | Post-production

Three hit men, one mission, and the search for an answer.

Writer: Winston James | Director: Winston James | Stars: Jas Anderson, Amadeo Fusca, Victoria Guthrie, Clinton Lowe

26. The Farm of Tomorrow (1954)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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The farm of tomorrow proves to be filled with wacky inventions and crazy cross-breeding.

Writer: Heck Allen | Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Paul Frees, Daws Butler, June Foray

Votes: 199

27. Behind Prison Gates (1939)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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Det. Norman Craig assumes the identity of a dead bank robber (killed in a police shoot out), Red Murray, so he can infiltrate the prison and find three other bank robbers that the police ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur T. Horman, Leslie T. White | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Julie Bishop, Joseph Crehan, Paul Fix

28. Second Chance (1947)

Passed | 63 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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Joan Summers (Louise Currie) enters the office of jewel merchant Montclaire (Francis Pierlot) closely followed by Kendal Wolf (Kent Taylor). Each recognizes the other to be a jewel thief, ... See full summary »

Writers: Arnold Belgard, Lou Breslow, John Patrick | Director: James Tinling | Stars: Kent Taylor, Louise Currie, Dennis Hoey, Larry J. Blake

Votes: 8

29. El hombre propone... (1965)

87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Writer: Juan Alfonso Chavira Jacha | Director: Juan Alfonso Chavira Jacha | Stars: Roberto Cañedo, Isabela Corona, Jorge Alzaga, Sandra Cañedo

30. The Right Way (1921)

Drama

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Two young boys get in trouble with the law and wind up in prison. One, who was raised in poverty in the slums, goes to a reformatory and picks up tips on how to become a master criminal. ... See full summary »

Writer: Basil Dickey | Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Edwards Davis, Helen Lindroth, Joseph Marquis, Vivienne Osborne

31. Racket Squad (1950– )
Episode: Anyone Can Be a Sucker (1952)

Crime, Drama

6.5
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In order to prevent a murder, small-time crook Smiley Gibbons squeals on a major gangster who's running a gambling ring, thereby putting his own life in danger.

Writer: Warren Wilson | Director: James Flood | Stars: Reed Hadley, Nancy Valentine, James Flavin, Louis Jean Heydt

Votes: 6

32. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952– )
Episode: Phantom at the Wedding (1954)

26 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.0
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The Norths are asked for help by a young lawyer friend who has received a death threat on the evening before his impending marriage.

Writers: Erna Lazarus, Frances Lockridge, Richard Lockridge | Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Barbara Britton, Richard Denning, Francis De Sales, Robert Hutton

Votes: 5

33. 26 Men (1957–1959)
Episode: Ranger Without a Badge (1959)

26 min | Western

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A card shark agrees to help Rynning and Travis break up a gang of sheep rustlers.

Writers: Warren Douglas, Tom Hubbard | Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Orville Sherman, Charlita

34. Brenner (1959– )
Episode: Small Take (1959)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Roy and Ernie's separate investigations into gangsters counterfeiting lottery tickets wind up intersecting at the same building.

Writer: Henry Kane | Director: Herman Hoffman | Stars: Edward Binns, James Broderick, Richard Morse, Gene Saks

35. U.S. Marshal (1958–1960)
Episode: The Stool Pigeon (1958)

30 min | Western

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Morgan's attempt to break up a narcotics ring has tragic consequences when one of his deputies is killed during a drug bust. The marshals manage to arrest two of the crooks, one of whom is ... See full summary »

Writer: Martin Berkeley | Director: Harve Foster | Stars: John Bromfield, Bruce Gordon, Than Wyenn, Arthur Kendall

36. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: Three Thousand Suspects (1960)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Just as a prisoner is about to turn stool pigeon, he is shot by someone on the inside. So Ness transfers a con from another prison to find the killer.

Writers: Eliot Ness, Oscar Fraley, Robert C. Dennis | Director: John Peyser | Stars: Robert Stack, Bruce Gordon, Mary Sinclair, Bert Freed

Votes: 38