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1. Se7en (1995)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.7
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65 Metascore

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.

Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker

Votes: 880,467

2. Gangs of New York (2002)

R | 167 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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72 Metascore

In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.

Writers: Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 280,296

3. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.

Writers: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

Votes: 302,284

4. Dredd (2012)

R | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.0
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59 Metascore

In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.

Writers: John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra, Alex Garland | Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Rachel Wood

Votes: 182,794

5. The Raid: Redemption (2011)

R | 101 min | Action, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.

Writer: Gareth Evans | Director: Gareth Evans | Stars: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy, Donny Alamsyah

Votes: 132,261

6. West Side Story (1961)

Unrated | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

7.6
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Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins | Directors: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise | Stars: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn

Votes: 64,776

7. Unknown (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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56 Metascore

A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is.

Writers: Oliver Butcher, Stephen Cornwell, Didier Van Cauwelaert | Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 193,638

8. Rent (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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53 Metascore

This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.

Writers: Stephen Chbosky, Jonathan Larson | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Rapp

Votes: 39,560

9. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

X | 113 min | Drama

7.9
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A naive prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.

Writers: Waldo Salt, James Leo Herlihy | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver

Votes: 69,843

10. Pride and Glory (2008)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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45 Metascore

A family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. For Ray, the truth is revelatory, a Pandora's Box that threatens to upend not only the Tierney legacy but the entire NYPD.

Writers: Joe Carnahan, Gavin O'Connor, Greg O'Connor, Robert Hopes | Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Edward Norton, Colin Farrell, Noah Emmerich, Jon Voight

Votes: 50,329

11. Fame (1980)

R | 134 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

Writer: Christopher Gore | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean

Votes: 15,230

12. The People Under the Stairs (1991)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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Two adults and a juvenile burglar break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen children and can't escape.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer

Votes: 21,421

13. Flawless (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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50 Metascore

An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.

Writer: Joel Schumacher | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Miller, Chris Bauer

Votes: 13,600

14. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.

Writers: John Wexley, Warren Duff, Rowland Brown | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan

Votes: 14,845

15. Suicide Squad (1935)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Drama, Romance

4.4
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Larry Baker is a young fireman whose daring exploits have led him to receiving a lot of newspaper publicity which goes to his head. His sweetheart, Mary O'Connor, and fire-department ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles E. Roberts, Ray Nazarro, Homer King Gordon | Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Norman Foster, Joyce Compton, Robert Homans, Aggie Herring

Votes: 32

16. The Hottest State (2006)

R | 117 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.2
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45 Metascore

A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.

Writer: Ethan Hawke | Director: Ethan Hawke | Stars: Catalina Sandino Moreno, Laura Linney, Mark Webber, Daniel Ross Owens

Votes: 2,347

17. A Patch of Blue (1965)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life.

Writers: Elizabeth Kata, Guy Green | Director: Guy Green | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford

Votes: 5,020

18. A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

Approved | 128 min | Drama

8.2
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A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.

Writer: Lorraine Hansberry | Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands

Votes: 4,828

19. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)

PG | 129 min | Drama

8.2
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Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.

Writers: Tess Slesinger, Frank Davis, Betty Smith | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 5,103

20. Cry of the City (1948)

Passed | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Police Lieut. Candella, longtime friend of the Rome family, walks a tightrope in the case of cop-killer Martin Rome.

Writers: Richard Murphy, Henry Edward Helseth | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Conte, Fred Clark, Shelley Winters

Votes: 1,129

21. The Landlord (1970)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his ... See full summary »

Writers: Bill Gunn, Kristin Hunter | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Beau Bridges, Lee Grant, Diana Sands, Pearl Bailey

Votes: 1,428

22. Dear God (1996)

PG | 112 min | Comedy

5.2
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When letters written to God start getting results, and replies, people everywhere are amazed. The Post Office however is annoyed.

Writers: Warren Leight, Ed Kaplan | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Laurie Metcalf, Maria Pitillo, Tim Conway

Votes: 2,960

23. Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995 TV Movie)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A seemingly straightforward sex murder investigation by Superintendent Jane Tennison leads to a hidden political scandal.

Writers: Eric Deacon, Meredith Oakes | Director: Sarah Pia Anderson | Stars: Helen Mirren, Thomas Russell, James Laurenson, Helene Kvale

Votes: 1,080

24. Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996 TV Mini-Series)

200 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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Detective Tennison investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss.

Stars: Helen Mirren, John Brobbey, Ray Emmet Brown, Julia Lane

Votes: 1,198

25. The Window (1949)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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To avoid the heat of a sweltering summer night a 9 year old Manhattan boy decides to sleep on the fire escape and witnesses a murder, no one will believe him.

Writers: Mel Dinelli, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy, Paul Stewart

Votes: 2,011

26. Not as a Stranger (1955)

135 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.8
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An ego-driven, aspiring physician, intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.

Writers: Edna Anhalt, Edward Anhalt, Morton Thompson | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Frank Sinatra, Robert Mitchum, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 1,214

27. The Big Store (1941)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A detective is hired to protect the life of a singer, who has recently inherited a department store, from the store's crooked manager.

Writers: Sid Kuller, Hal Fimberg, Ray Golden, Nat Perrin | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Tony Martin

Votes: 3,551

28. Dead End (1937)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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The Dead End Kids, an unemployed architect, and gangster Baby Face Martin interact with an East Side neighborhood over one day and night.

Writers: Lillian Hellman, Sidney Kingsley | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart, Wendy Barrie

Votes: 4,069

29. The Shame of Mary Boyle (1929)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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During the Irish revolution, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life forgetting what the most important values are.

Writers: Sean O'Casey, Alfred Hitchcock, Alma Reville | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Sara Allgood, Edward Chapman, Barry Fitzgerald, Maire O'Neill

Votes: 1,447

30. Tiger Bay (1959)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A 12 year old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.

Writers: Noël Calef, John Hawkesworth, Shelley Smith | Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Horst Buchholz, John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell

Votes: 1,477

31. The Love Chariot (1987)

125 min | Comedy, Romance

8.6
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A silent movie about an unemployed young man.

Writer: Singeetham Srinivasa Rao | Director: Singeetham Srinivasa Rao | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Amala Akkineni, Tinnu Anand, Narayana P.L.

Votes: 2,233

32. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Crime

6.4
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Just before Christmas, Joe Miracle, a returning WWII war hero, comes home to learn that gangster Barney Teener has taken over his nightclub and murdered Joe's partner. Joe loots the club's ... See full summary »

Writers: Milton Holmes, Orin Jannings | Directors: Gordon Douglas, Henry Levin | Stars: Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes, John Ireland, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 222

33. Mannequin (1937)

Passed | 95 min | Drama

6.3
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Rags-to-riches Hennessey meets newlyweds Jessie and Eddie from his old neighborhood. Eddie plots to have Jessie divorce him, marry Hennessey, divorce Hennessey, then bring Hennessey's money... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Hazard, Katharine Brush | Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Joan Crawford, Spencer Tracy, Alan Curtis, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 661

34. East Side Kids (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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A young street kid grows up and becomes a cop when he realizes that crime doesn't pay. One of his childhood friends is in prison for a murder he didn't commit, and the cop looks for ... See full summary »

Writer: William Lively | Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Leon Ames, Dennis Moore, Joyce Bryant, Hal E. Chester

Votes: 156

35. The Killer That Stalked New York (1950)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.4
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Police seek a smuggler while doctors, unaware she's the same person, desperately comb unprotected New York for a smallpox carrier.

Writers: Harry Essex, Milton Lehman | Director: Earl McEvoy | Stars: Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, William Bishop, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 576

36. Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.0
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A New York tramp (Jolson) falls in love with the mayor's amnesiac girlfriend after rescuing her from a suicide attempt

Writers: Ben Hecht, S.N. Behrman | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Al Jolson, Madge Evans, Frank Morgan, Harry Langdon

Votes: 594

37. The Book of Stars (1999)

111 min | Drama

7.0
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Add a Plot

Writer: Tasca Shadix | Director: Michael Miner | Stars: Mary Stuart Masterson, Jena Malone, Karl Geary, Delroy Lindo

Votes: 517

38. Crime in the Streets (1956)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Social worker tries to befriend local slum gang.

Writer: Reginald Rose | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: John Cassavetes, Sal Mineo, James Whitmore, Mark Rydell

Votes: 642

39. Tenement (1985)

X | 94 min | Action, Crime, Horror

5.7
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A drug selling and violent street-gang terrorize the renters of a big trashy apartment-house.

Writers: Joel Bender, Rick Marx | Director: Roberta Findlay | Stars: Joe Lynn, Mina Bern, Walter Bryant, Corinne Chateau

Votes: 385

40. Crime School (1938)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A gang of underprivileged teenagers are sentenced to serve two years in a reform school after almost killing a criminal fence who attacked them.

Writers: Crane Wilbur, Vincent Sherman | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: The 'Dead End' Kids, Humphrey Bogart, Gale Page, Billy Halop

Votes: 746

41. Street Scene (1931)

80 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Twenty-four hours elapse on the stoop of a Hell's Kitchen tenement as a microcosm of the American melting pot interacts with each other during a summer heatwave.

Writer: Elmer Rice | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, William Collier Jr., Estelle Taylor, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 949

42. Record of a Tenement Gentleman (1947)

72 min | Drama

8.0
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In post-war Japan, a man brings a lost boy to his tenement. No one wants to take the child for even one night; finally, a sour widow, Tané, does. The next day, complaining, she takes the ... See full summary »

Writers: Tadao Ikeda, Yasujirô Ozu | Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chôko Iida, Hohi Aoki, Eitarô Ozawa, Mitsuko Yoshikawa

Votes: 1,016

43. Under the Roofs of Paris (1930)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Albert is smitten for Pola but ends up wrongly committed in jail, in the meantime her affections are sort after by his friend, and on his release both love and friendship must be tested.

Writer: René Clair | Director: René Clair | Stars: Albert Préjean, Pola Illéry, Edmond T. Gréville, Bill Bocket

Votes: 1,411

44. Firehouse (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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Tensions arise when a previously all-white firehouse gets its first black fireman.

Writer: Frank Cucci | Director: Alex March | Stars: Michael Lerner, Paul Le Mat, Val Avery, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 100

45. The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A young man just released from a reformatory moves to a new neighborhood with his sister, intending to start a new life. However, he gets mixed up with the local mob boss and corrupt ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Fessier, Niven Busch, Robert Buckner, Jonathan Finn | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Billy Halop, Bernard Punsly, Leo Gorcey

Votes: 313

46. Give Us This Day (1949)

Passed | 120 min | Drama

7.2
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One of the few (if any at the time this film was made) films shot in England with New York City's 'Little Italy" as the locale. This was Edward Dmytryk's first film after he had refused to ... See full summary »

Writers: Pietro Di Donato, Ben Barzman, John Penn | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Sam Wanamaker, Lea Padovani, Kathleen Ryan, Charles Goldner

Votes: 203

47. Doom II: Hell on Earth (1994 Video Game)

M | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.6
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It's up to doomguy again, but this time, the hell is on Earth

Votes: 1,085

48. ...One Third of a Nation... (1939)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

6.3
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A fire in a run-down tenement building injures young Joey Rogers. Wealthy passerby Peter Cortlant rushes the boy and his attractive older sister Mary to the hospital and pays the medical ... See full summary »

Writers: Oliver H.P. Garrett, Arthur Arent, Dudley Murphy | Director: Dudley Murphy | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Leif Erickson, Myron McCormick, Hiram Sherman

Votes: 64

49. Kid Monk Baroni (1952)

Passed | 79 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.4
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Leonard Nimoy is "Kid" Monk Baroni, the leader of a street gang who becomes a professional boxer to escape his life in "Little Italy" New York.

Writers: Aben Kandel, Dick Conway | Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Richard Rober, Bruce Cabot, Allene Roberts, Mona Knox

Votes: 88

50. The Dark Hour (1936)

Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.2
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A pair of detectives investigates the murder of an elderly millionaire who was the target of blackmail and death threats and find that there is no shortage of suspects, many of them in the victim's own family.

Writers: Ewart Adamson, Sinclair Gluck | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Ray Walker, Berton Churchill, Irene Ware, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 124