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1. The Tourist (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

6.0
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37 Metascore

Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path.

Writers: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Christopher McQuarrie, Julian Fellowes, Jérôme Salle | Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Paul Bettany, Timothy Dalton

2. Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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75 Metascore

After thirteen and half years in prison for kidnapping and murdering the boy Park Won-mo, Geum-ja Lee is released and tries to fix her life. She finds a job in a bakery; she orders the ... See full summary »

Writers: Seo-Gyeong Jeong, Chan-wook Park | Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Yeong-ae Lee, Min-sik Choi, Shi-hoo Kim, Yea-young Kwon

3. Paprika (2006)

R | 90 min | Animation, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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81 Metascore

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.

Writers: Yasutaka Tsutsui, Seishi Minakami, Satoshi Kon | Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori, Tôru Furuya

4. Art School Confidential (2006)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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54 Metascore

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.

Writer: Daniel Clowes | Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Max Minghella, Sophia Myles, John Malkovich, Jim Broadbent

5. Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Detective Jack Grimaldi (Gary Oldman) takes us through his shattered life after encountering the most deadly (and deceptive) criminal he has ever had to deal with. It doesn't help that ... See full summary »

Writer: Hilary Henkin | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Gary Oldman, Lena Olin, Wallace Wood, Juliette Lewis

6. Shadows and Fog (1991)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Michael Kirby, David Ogden Stiers

7. Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996 Video)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.3
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Our deadly leprechaun is in space to woo a beautiful princess who is impressed with his gold and desires to separate him from it.

Writers: Mark Jones, Dennis A. Pratt | Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Warwick Davis, Brent Jasmer, Jessica Collins, Guy Siner

8. The January Man (1989)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, ... See full summary »

Writer: John Patrick Shanley | Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Susan Sarandon, Harvey Keitel

9. The Boston Strangler (1968)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A series of brutal murders in Boston sparks a seemingly endless and increasingly complex manhunt.

Writers: Edward Anhalt, Gerold Frank | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin

10. Night and the City (1950)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

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A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.

Writers: Jo Eisinger, Gerald Kersh | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

11. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987 TV Movie)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.

Writer: Ken Taylor | Director: John Davies | Stars: Joan Hickson, Geraldine Alexander, John Moulder-Brown, Frederick Treves

12. The Girl Was Young (1937)

Unrated | 83 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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Man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause.

Writers: Josephine Tey, Charles Bennett, Edwin Greenwood, Anthony Armstrong, Gerald Savory, Alma Reville | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont, Edward Rigby

13. Lady in Waiting (1994)

R | 84 min | Thriller

4.4
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A divorced cop investigating the sadistic murders of high-class prostitutes discovers that the prime suspect is his ex-wife's new boyfriend. He tries to warn her about him, but she treats ... See full summary »

Writer: Dennis Manuel | Director: Fred Gallo | Stars: Michael Nouri, Robert Costanzo, Shannon Whirry, Crystal Chappell

14. Lady of Burlesque (1943)

91 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

6.4
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After one member of their group is murdered, the performers at a burlesque house must work together to find out who the killer is before they strike again.

Writers: Gypsy Rose Lee, James Gunn | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea, J. Edward Bromberg, Iris Adrian

15. Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)

R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.7
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A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Hammer, Michael D. Castle, Michael Curtis | Director: Robert Hammer | Stars: James Westmoreland, Ben Frank, Flo Lawrence, Nicholas Worth

16. Strangler vs. Strangler (1984)

93 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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When it comes to crime, Belgrade is same as any other modern metropolis, except for having its own serial killers. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. A ... See full summary »

Writers: Nebojsa Pajkic, Slobodan Sijan | Director: Slobodan Sijan | Stars: Tasko Nacic, Nikola Simic, Srdjan Saper, Rahela Ferari

17. Outside the Law (2010)

Unrated | 138 min | Crime, Drama, War

6.7
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59 Metascore

A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII.

Writer: Rachid Bouchareb | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Chafia Boudraa

18. Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders (2006)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.2
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The notorious case of the Hillside Strangler is the basis for this startling thriller directed primarily with an over-used hand-held camera by ( ). Kenneth Bianchi ( ... See full synopsis »

Writers: Chris Fisher, Aaron Pope | Director: Chris Fisher | Stars: Joleigh Fioravanti, Bret Roberts, Brittany Daniel, Joseph McKelheer

19. The Night Strangler (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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A reporter hunts down a 144-year old alchemist who is killing women for their blood.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Jeffrey Grant Rice | Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Darren McGavin, Jo Ann Pflug, Simon Oakland, Scott Brady

20. The Crawling Hand (1963)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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The hand of a dead astronaut comes crawling back from the grave to strangle the living

Writers: Bill Idelson, Herbert L. Strock, Joseph Cranston, Robert M. Young | Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Peter Breck, Kent Taylor, Rod Lauren, Alan Hale Jr.

21. Cowards Bend the Knee or The Blue Hands (2003)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

It's time for hockey! There's no telling what will happen when the Winnipeg Maroons' own star player Guy becomes embroiled in the twisted lives of Meta, a vengeful Chinoise, and her ... See full summary »

Writer: Guy Maddin | Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Darcy Fehr, Melissa Dionisio, Amy Stewart, Tara Birtwhistle

22. Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

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While visiting the circus with his family, Charlie is recruited by the big top's co-owner to investigate threatening letters that he's received.

Writers: Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Harry Lachman | Stars: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, George Brasno, Olive Brasno

23. Calcutta (1947)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Neale and Pedro fly cargo between Chungking and Calcutta. When their buddy Bill is murdered they investigate. Neale meets Bill's fiancée Virginia and becomes suspicious of a deeper plot while also falling for her charms.

Writer: Seton I. Miller | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Gail Russell, William Bendix, June Duprez

24. The Greasy Strangler (2016)

Thriller | Pre-production

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Writers: Toby Harvard, Jim Hosking | Director: Jim Hosking

25. The Stranglers of Bombay (1959)

80 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.4
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In the 1830s a captain in the East India Company lobbies to investigate the criminal Thugee Cult of Kali, an organized crime group of stranglers and thieves.

Writer: David Zelag Goodman | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Guy Rolfe, Allan Cuthbertson, Andrew Cruickshank, George Pastell

26. Follow Me Quietly (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

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An obsessed cop tracks an elusive serial killer who strangles his victims on rainy nights.

Writers: Lillie Hayward, Francis Rosenwald, Anthony Mann | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: William Lundigan, Dorothy Patrick, Jeff Corey, Nestor Paiva

27. Sacrifice (2000 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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A convicted bank robber breaks free as he is being transported to prison after learning that his daughter has been killed by a serial killer. Determined to find her killer, he joins with a ... See full summary »

Writers: Mitchell Smith, Randall Frakes | Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Michael Madsen, Bokeem Woodbine, Jamie Luner, Diane Farr

28. The Scorpion with Two Tails (1982)

94 min | Horror

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Writers: Ernesto Gastaldi, Jacques Leitienne, Mara Maryl, Dardano Sacchetti | Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Elvire Audray, Paolo Malco, Claudio Cassinelli, Marilù Tolo

29. Death of a Soldier (1986)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, War

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Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer. Set in the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. ... See full summary »

Writer: William L. Nagle | Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: James Coburn, Bill Hunter, Reb Brown, Maurie Fields

30. Terror in the Night (1964)

61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A troubled teen with an undeserved criminal past is the suspect when young women start turning up around town dead and marked up with lipstick.

Writer: Clark Davis | Director: Ben Parker | Stars: Bill Bloom, John Ensign, Rick Harris, Stacy Smith

31. The Strangler (1964)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror

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An overweight lab technician with low self esteem, brought on by his dominant mother, becomes a serial killer of female nurses.

Writer: Bill S. Ballinger | Director: Burt Topper | Stars: Victor Buono, David McLean, Diane Sayer, Davey Davison

32. The Ghost and the Guest (1943)

61 min | Comedy, Mystery

4.1
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A newlywed couple winds up spending their honeymoon night in an old, dark, spooky mansion.

Writers: Morey Amsterdam, Milt Gross | Director: William Nigh | Stars: James Dunn, Florence Rice, Robert Dudley, Mabel Todd

33. The Hands of Orlac (1960)

95 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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A pianist has a transplant operation that gives him a new pair of hands. Unfortunately, the hands belonged to a murderer, and he finds the hands starting to take over his life and commit ... See full summary »

Writers: Maurice Renard, Edmond T. Gréville, John Baines | Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: Mel Ferrer, Dany Carrel, Christopher Lee, Lucile Saint-Simon

34. Tainted Love (1998 Video)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Writers: Jag Mundhra, Matt Roe, George Ferris | Director: Jag Mundhra | Stars: Blake Adams, Granville Ames, Taylor Ashford, Lee Anne Beaman

35. Life Love Death (1969)

R | 115 min | Drama

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"Life, Love, Death" was made before the abolition of capital punishment in France. Its central message is the inhumanity of the guillotine. The film, which is shot somewhat in a cinema ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Lelouch, Pierre Uytterhoeven | Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Amidou, Caroline Cellier, Janine Magnan, Marcel Bozzuffi

36. Fall Guy (1947)

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

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Tom Cochrane (Leo Penn'), full of dope (cocaine) and covered with blood, is picked up by the police and then questioned by detectives Shannon (Douglas Fowley) and Taylor (Harry Strang), but... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Warner, John O'Dea, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Robert Armstrong, Leo Penn, Teala Loring, Elisha Cook Jr.

37. I Dream of Murder (2006 TV Movie)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Johanna is a therapist on the verge of a midlife crisis. When one of her patients is found brutally murdered, she takes it upon herself to solve the mystery. But why is this stressed-out ... See full summary »

Writer: Cynthia Whitcomb | Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: Jolene Blalock, Martin Cummins, Carrie Colak, Jeff McGrail

38. The Hollywood Strangler Meets the Skid Row Slasher (1979)

R | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

2.6
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Hollywood Strangler ("Johnathan Click") kills young models... Skid Row Slasher kills winos ... What will happen when they meet?

Writer: Ray Dennis Steckler | Director: Ray Dennis Steckler | Stars: Pierre Agostino, Carolyn Brandt, Chuck Alford, Jim Parker

39. The Hatter's Ghost (1982)

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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Writers: Claude Chabrol, Georges Simenon | Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Michel Serrault, Charles Aznavour, Monique Chaumette, François Cluzet

40. The Hunchback of Soho (1966)

89 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.8
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A woman is kidnapped and her identity is stolen by criminals attempting to collect her inheritance.

Writers: Edgar Wallace, Herbert Reinecker | Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Günther Stoll, Pinkas Braun, Monika Peitsch, Siegfried Schürenberg

41. In the Shadow of Evil (1995 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

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Jack Brenner is a hot-shot cop on the trail of a serial killer known as The Roper. Just as he's getting close to catching the killer, he is injured and develops amnesia. Dr. Molly Nostrand ... See full summary »

Writers: Raymond Hartung, Robert Nathan | Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Treat Williams, Margaret Colin, Joe Morton, William H. Macy

42. Every Madman to His Specialty (1939)

123 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Writers: Juan Bustillo Oro, Humberto Gómez Landero | Director: Juan Bustillo Oro | Stars: Enrique Herrera, Joaquín Pardavé, Gloria Marín, Antonio R. Frausto

43. The Mad Butcher (1971)

R | 81 min | Horror

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After being released from a mental hospital, Otto returns to his old job as a butcher. He tries to adjust to his new life, but after a bitter argument with his wife, he accidentally kills ... See full summary »

Writers: Dag Molin, Dick Randall, Karl Ross | Director: Guido Zurli | Stars: Victor Buono, Franca Polesello, Brad Harris, Dario Michaelis

44. Strangler of the Swamp (1946)

Approved | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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A number of swamp land men have died by strangulation and the inhabitants believe that an innocent man they hanged is seeking revenge on all of the male descendants of those responsible for... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Wisbar, Leo J. McCarthy, Harold Erickson | Director: Frank Wisbar | Stars: Rosemary La Planche, Robert Barrat, Blake Edwards, Charles Middleton

45. Tall, Dark and Deadly (1995 TV Movie)

R | Thriller

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After breaking up with her boyfriend Sam, engineering designer Maggie falls in love with a very romantic and mysterious Roy Calvin. But soon he turns to be a violent man and makes Maggie's ... See full summary »

Writers: Mary Ann Kasica, Michael Scheff | Director: Kenneth Fink | Stars: Jack Scalia, Kim Delaney, Todd Allen, Gina Mastrogiacomo

46. First Kill/Last Kill (2014 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

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Director: Nick Aarons | Stars: David Wilson, Marcus Roberts, Carole Anne, Sheila Breen

47. The Brighton Strangler (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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After suffering a head injury during the Blitz, an actor comes to believe himself to be the Brighton Strangler, the murderer he was playing onstage.

Writers: Hugh Gray, Max Nosseck, Arnold Phillips | Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: John Loder, June Duprez, Michael St. Angel, Miles Mander

48. Dr. Renault's Secret (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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Dr. Larry Forbes visits the château of Dr. Robert Renault, uncle of his fiancée Madelon, who is idolized by Renault's assistant, a strange émigré from Java.

Writers: William Bruckner, Robert F. Metzler | Director: Harry Lachman | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, Shepperd Strudwick, Lynne Roberts, George Zucco

49. Die Physiker (1964 TV Movie)

125 min | Comedy

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Writer: Friedrich Dürrenmatt | Director: Fritz Umgelter | Stars: Therese Giehse, Gustav Knuth, Kurt Ehrhardt, Wolfgang Kieling

50. The Black Doll (1938)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

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Nicholas Rood, dishonest mine owner, finds a Black Doll on his desk and knows that vengeance is about to overtake him for murdering his former partner. He is knifed as he talks to his ... See full summary »

Writers: William Edward Hayes, Harold Buckley | Director: Otis Garrett | Stars: Donald Woods, Nan Grey, Edgar Kennedy, C. Henry Gordon