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1. Se7en (1995)

R | 127 min | Crime, 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

2. The Raid: Redemption (2011)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. Rent (2005)

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

7.1
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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

8. 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

9. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

X | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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A naive male 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

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

11. 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

12. 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

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

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

15. 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

16. A Patch of Blue (1965)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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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

17. 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

18. 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

19. The Landlord (1970)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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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

20. Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996– )

200 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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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, David O'Hara, Julia Lane, John Brobbey

21. 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

22. Dead End (1937)

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

7.6
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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

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

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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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

24. 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

25. The Window (1949)

TV-G | 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

26. Not as a Stranger (1955)

135 min | Drama, 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

27. The Shame of Mary Boyle (1929)

85 min | 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

28. 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

29. The Love Chariot (1987)

125 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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A silent movie about an unemployed young man.

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

30. 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

31. 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

32. 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

33. Firehouse (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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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

34. 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

35. 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

36. 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

37. 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

38. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

6.8
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The story of a family living in a New York City slum in 1912, headed by a loving but alcoholic father and a strong-willed mother.

Writers: Frank Davis, Blanche Hanalis, Tess Slesinger, Betty Smith | Director: Joseph Hardy | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Diane Baker, James Olson, Pamelyn Ferdin

39. Bowery at Midnight (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Thriller

5.2
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Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Bela Lugosi uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things ... See full summary »

Writer: Gerald Schnitzer | Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay, Tom Neal

40. 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

41. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Crime

6.5
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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

42. Regeneration (1915)

Passed | 72 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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At 10 years old, Owens becomes a ragged orphan when his sainted mother dies. The Conways, who are next door neighbors, take Owen in, but the constant drinking by Jim soon puts Owen on the ... See full summary »

Writers: Owen Frawley Kildare, Raoul Walsh, Carl Harbaugh | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Rockliffe Fellowes, Anna Q. Nilsson, William Sheer, John McCann

43. Record of a Tenement Gentleman (1947)

72 min | Drama

7.9
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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

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

45. East Side Kids (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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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

46. 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

47. Sweet and Low-Down (1944)

Approved | 76 min | Musical, Romance

6.1
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After their annual free concert at Chicago's Dearborn Settlement, Benny Goodman and his band are packing up to move on to their next engagement at a military camp, when a kid, Tony Birch, ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard English, Edward Haldeman | Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Lynn Bari

48. Playing Around (1930)

66 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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New York girl has a dull boyfriend and seems destined for a dull marriage when she meets a rich playboy who has money to burn and places to go. She gets involved with the playboy and never ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Nordstrom, Viña Delmar, Harvey F. Thew, Humphrey Pearson | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Alice White, Chester Morris, William Bakewell, Richard Carlyle

49. The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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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

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

M | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.5
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