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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.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 564,430 | Gross: $7.56M

2. On the Waterfront (1954)

Approved | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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88 Metascore

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

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Votes: 107,809 | Gross: $9.60M

3. 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.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Billingsley, Ned Beatty, Bo Hopkins

Votes: 2,718

4. Stalag 17 (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, War

8.0
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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.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss

Votes: 44,574

5. White Heat (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

Votes: 21,669

6. 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.

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

Votes: 12,599 | Gross: $0.04M

7. Les Lyonnais (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 »

Director: Olivier Marchal | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Tchéky Karyo, Daniel Duval, Lionnel Astier

Votes: 6,268

8. 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.

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

Votes: 9,714

9. 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.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond, Charles Kemper

Votes: 4,527

10. 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.

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

Votes: 6,564 | Gross: $0.16M

11. Strange Cargo (1940)

Passed | 113 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Ian Hunter, Peter Lorre

Votes: 1,592

12. 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.

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

Votes: 4,422

13. Each Dawn I Die (1939)

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

7.4
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A corrupt D.A. with governatorial 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.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, George Raft, Jane Bryan, George Bancroft

Votes: 2,223

14. Internes Can't Take Money (1937)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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In his first film, young Dr. Kildare helps a female ex-con find her child.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Lloyd Nolan, Stanley Ridges

Votes: 336

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 »

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

Votes: 856

16. 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.

Director: Paul Magwood | Stars: Warren Oates, Leslie Caron, Alex Dreier, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 325

17. Lady Gangster (1942)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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 »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Faye Emerson, Julie Bishop, Frank Wilcox, Roland Drew

Votes: 275

18. Luna Park (1992)

111 min | Drama

6.4
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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 »

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

Votes: 364

19. 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 »

Director: Al Christie | Stars: Heather Angel, John 'Dusty' King, Constance Collier, Walter Catlett

Votes: 191

20. The Final Mission (2017)

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

Three friends on the wrong side of the law suspend their criminal act for the day to find out who among them might have disposed secret information to law enforcement.

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

21. I Am the Law (1938)

Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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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.

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Barbara O'Neil, John Beal, Wendy Barrie

Votes: 296

22. Devil's Harvest (1942)

52 min | Drama

4.2
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An investigator goes after the people who are corrupting the nation's youth by spreading the weed of Satan--MARIJUANA!!!

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

Votes: 26

23. 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.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Richard Basehart, Marilyn Maxwell, Signe Hasso, Dorothy Hart

Votes: 73

24. Un hombre en la trampa (1965)

80 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Rafael Baledón | Stars: Ignacio López Tarso, Kitty de Hoyos, David Reynoso, Evangelina Elizondo

25. 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.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Frankie Darro, Grant Withers, Lillian Elliott, Frank Coghlan Jr.

Votes: 40

26. The Farm of Tomorrow (1954)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.8
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The farm of tomorrow proves to be filled with wacky inventions and crazy cross-breeding.

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

Votes: 217

27. 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 »

Director: James Tinling | Stars: Kent Taylor, Louise Currie, Dennis Hoey, Larry J. Blake

Votes: 8

28. 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 »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Julie Bishop, Joseph Crehan, Paul Fix

29. 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 »

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

30. El hombre propone... (1965)

87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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

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.

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

Votes: 6

32. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
Episode: Boys Will Be Boys (1959)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Young David Barker returns to the Stones' home for another visit. He has a secret and the stress of hiding it leads him to a very odd dream.

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Donna Reed, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares, Paul Petersen

Votes: 16

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

26 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

7.2
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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.

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Barbara Britton, Richard Denning, Francis De Sales, Robert Hutton

Votes: 6

34. 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.

Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Orville Sherman, Charlita

35. 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.

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

36. The Asphalt Jungle (1961– )
Episode: The Friendly Gesture (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Honocheck is astounded to find that his friend Lou Gordon may be involved in a ring that steals travelers checks. He risks his reputation and job to clear his friend's name.

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Jack Warden, Arch Johnson, William Smith, Milton Selzer

37. 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 »

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

38. 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.

Director: John Peyser | Stars: Robert Stack, Bruce Gordon, Mary Sinclair, Bert Freed

Votes: 45