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1. The Iceman (2012)

R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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60 Metascore

The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession.

Writers: Morgan Land, Ariel Vromen, Anthony Bruno, Jim Thebaut | Director: Ariel Vromen | Stars: Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, James Franco, Winona Ryder

2. Black Mass (2015)

Action, Crime, Drama | Post-production

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

Writers: Scott Cooper, Dick Lehr, Mark Mallouk, Gerard O'Neill | Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Dakota Johnson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Johnny Depp, Juno Temple

3. All Good Things (2010)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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57 Metascore

Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed.

Writers: Marcus Hinchey, Marc Smerling | Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella, Lily Rabe

4. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
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81 Metascore

A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.

Writers: David Newman, Robert Benton | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman

5. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.

Writers: Frank Pierson, P.F. Kluge, Thomas Moore | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar

6. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

R | 155 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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57 Metascore

A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.

Writers: John Berendt, John Lee Hancock | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: John Cusack, Kevin Spacey, Jack Thompson, Irma P. Hall

7. Badlands (1973)

PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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90 Metascore

An impressionable teen girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend go on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.

Writer: Terrence Malick | Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri

8. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Unrated | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

Writers: Wendell Mayes, John D. Voelker | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

9. Auto Focus (2002)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

A story about "Hogan's Heroes" star Bob Crane and his friendship with John Carpenter.

Writers: Robert Graysmith, Michael Gerbosi | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson

10. In Cold Blood (1967)

R | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.0
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89 Metascore

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Writers: Truman Capote, Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

11. Call Northside 777 (1948)

Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case.

Writers: Jerome Cady, Jay Dratler, Leonard Hoffman, Quentin Reynolds, James P. McGuire | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker

12. Wonderland (2003)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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43 Metascore

In the police investigation of a brutal crime scene, one man was at the center of it all: legendary porn star John Holmes.

Writers: James Cox, Captain Mauzner, Todd Samovitz, D. Loriston Scott | Director: James Cox | Stars: Val Kilmer, Lisa Kudrow, Kate Bosworth, Christina Applegate

13. Walking Tall (1973)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser whom almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.

Writers: Mort Briskin, Stephen Downing | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett, Dawn Lyn

14. In Her Skin (2009)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who goes missing.

Writer: Simone North | Director: Simone North | Stars: Guy Pearce, Miranda Otto, Ruth Bradley, Sam Neill

15. The Craigslist Killer (2011 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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"The Craigslist Killer" follows the dark, mysterious life Philip Markoff (Jake McDorman) conducted online while preparing for a promising future as a doctor and a life of happiness with his... See full summary »

Writers: Donald Martin, Stephen Tolkin | Director: Stephen Kay | Stars: Jake McDorman, Agnes Bruckner, Joshua Close, Julia Campbell

16. Citizen Gangster (2011)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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56 Metascore

WWII vet Eddie Boyd is torn between providing for his young family and an unfulfilled dream of becoming a Hollywood star. He discovers a way to do both, but his dream leads him down a path of danger and tragedy.

Writer: Nathan Morlando | Director: Nathan Morlando | Stars: Scott Speedman, Kelly Reilly, Kevin Durand, Joseph Cross

17. The Wrong Man (1956)

Approved | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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True story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal.

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, Angus MacPhail | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone

18. Boxcar Bertha (1972)

R | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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During the depression, a union leader and a young woman become criminals to exact revenge on the management of a railroad.

Writers: Ben L. Reitman, Joyce Hooper Corrington, John William Corrington | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey

19. Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 91 min | Drama

6.0
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Rob Lowe stars as Florida prosecutor Jeff Ashton in this riveting, true-life drama based onthe infamous Casey Anthony murder trial that shocked and enraged the American public.

Writers: Alison Cross, Jeff Ashton | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Rob Lowe, Elizabeth Mitchell, Oscar Nuñez, Marisa Ramirez

20. Mesrine: Killer Instinct (2008)

R | 113 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.6
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71 Metascore

The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.

Writers: Jacques Mesrine, Abdel Raouf Dafri, Jean-François Richet | Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Cécile De France, Gérard Depardieu, Gilles Lellouche

21. Bloody Mama (1970)

R | 90 min | Drama, Crime

5.6
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A psychological gangster film based on fact. Machine gun totin' Ma Barker lead her family gang (her sons) on a crime spree in the Depression era. Her loyal brood have every perversion ... See full summary »

Writers: Don Peters, Robert Thom | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Shelley Winters, Don Stroud, Pat Hingle, Diane Varsi

22. Cold Justice (2013– )

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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Follows former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and crime scene investigator Yolanda McClary as they crack cold cases.

Stars: Yolanda McClary, Kelly Siegler, Johnny Bonds, Alan Brown

23. Manson, My Name Is Evil (2009)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

4.7
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Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.

Director: Reginald Harkema | Stars: Peter MacNeill, Gregory Smith, Ryan Robbins, Anjelica Scannura

24. 10 Rillington Place (1971)

GP | 111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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London, 1949. John Christie is an unassuming, middle aged man who, along with his wife Ethel, manages the apartment building at 10 Rillington Place. His unassuming demeanor masks the fact ... See full summary »

Writers: Clive Exton, Ludovic Kennedy | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt, Pat Heywood

25. The Onion Field (1979)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Greg Powell is a disturbed ex-con who recruits Jimmy Smith (aka Jimmy Youngblood), a petty thief, as his partner in crime. Powell panics one night when the two of them are pulled over by a ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph Wambaugh | Director: Harold Becker | Stars: John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales, Ted Danson

26. I Want to Live! (1958)

Approved | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A prostitute, sentenced to death for alleged murder, pleads her innocence.

Writers: Nelson Gidding, Don Mankiewicz, Ed Montgomery, Barbara Graham | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Virginia Vincent, Theodore Bikel

27. Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case (2012– )

Documentary, Crime, Drama

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Stars: Perry Norton, Colin Price, Frederick Whittaker-Dus, Gwenlyn Cumyn

28. Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)

R | 92 min | Crime, Thriller

4.7
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Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.

Writers: Karl Harter, Michael Caughill, Michael Graf, John Besmer, Eric Mandelbaum | Director: Eric Mandelbaum | Stars: Thora Birch, Keith Carradine, Brendan Sexton III, Leo Fitzpatrick

29. Fat Tony & Co (2014– )

42 min | Crime

7.3
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A mini-series that uncovers the story of one of Australia's most notorious criminals, Tony Mokbel.

Stars: Robert Mammone, Gyton Grantley, Shane Jacobson, Madeleine West

30. The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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As the police search for a missing pregnant woman, new evidence emerges that throws suspicion on her seemingly devoted husband.

Writer: Dave Erickson | Director: Roger Young | Stars: Dean Cain, Sarah Brown, G.W. Bailey, Cindy Hogan

31. Boomerang! (1947)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.

Writers: Richard Murphy, Fulton Oursler | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams

32. The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009)

105 min | Documentary, Crime

6.4
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"The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter" walks in the footsteps of the Manson Family, visiting over 40 locations related to the infamous Tate/LaBianca murders, and tying together the dozens of ... See full summary »

Writers: Scott Michaels, Michael Dorsey | Director: Michael Dorsey | Stars: Lloyd Bryan Adams, Ron Hale, Craig Harvey, Nikki Medlin

33. The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008 TV Mini-Series)

Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Currie Graham, Amy Davidson, Ingrid Rogers

34. Stoic (2009)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama

4.6
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A heated game of poker causes three men incarcerated for nonviolent offenses to brutalize their cellmate before taking drastic measures in order to cover up their crime.

Writer: Uwe Boll | Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Edward Furlong, Shaun Sipos, Sam Levinson, Steffen Mennekes

35. The Amy Fisher Story (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.4
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The true story of the Long Island teen who shoots and wounds the wife of a man she called her lover.

Writer: Janet Brownell | Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Tony Denison, Harley Jane Kozak, Tom Mason

36. The Elizabeth Smart Story (2003 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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Based on the true story of the kidnapping of teenager Elizabeth Smart,in June 2002, by two people, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Writer: Nancey Silvers | Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Dylan Baker, Lindsay Frost, Amber Marshall, Tom Everett

37. The Black Dahlia Haunting (2012)

TV-14 | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.1
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While investigating the murder of her father by her blind younger brother, a young woman disturbs the vengeful spirit of Elizabeth Short, known in legend as "The Black Dahlia".

Writer: Brandon Slagle | Director: Brandon Slagle | Stars: Devanny Pinn, Britt Griffith, Noah Dahl, Alexis Iacono

38. An Officer and a Murderer (2012 TV Movie)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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The riveting film is based on the true story of a powerful and respected military officer who committed numerous brutal crimes and was eventually brought down by a tenacious small town police detective.

Writer: Keith Ross Leckie | Director: Norma Bailey | Stars: Gary Cole, Laura Harris, Rossif Sutherland, Nahanni Johnstone

39. I Can Make You Love Me (1993 TV Movie)

92 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.2
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Laura Black has got it. She has got her master in computer science and she has got that great job in Silicon Valley. Time to say 'bye bye' to mom and dad and to leave Virginia. Everything ... See full summary »

Writer: Frank Abatemarco | Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Richard Thomas, Brooke Shields, Viveka Davis, William Allen Young

40. A Killer in the Family (1983 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A father serving time for murder convinces his three teenage sons that his life is being threatened by fellow inmates and that they should break him out of jail. However, when his sons ... See full summary »

Writers: Sue Grafton, Steve Humphrey, Robert Aller | Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Robert Mitchum, James Spader, Lance Kerwin, Eric Stoltz

41. Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (1991 TV Movie)

M | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Pamela Smart knows exactly what she wants and is willing to do anything to get it. She is fed up with teaching, and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way out she applies ... See full summary »

Writer: William Wood | Director: Joyce Chopra | Stars: Helen Hunt, Chad Allen, Larry Drake, Riff Regan

42. The Boston Strangler (1968)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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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

43. Albert Fish: In Sin He Found Salvation (2007)

Not Rated | Documentary, Crime, History

5.9
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Albert Fish, the horrific true story of elderly cannibal, sadomasochist, and serial killer, who lured children to their deaths in Depression-era New York City. Distorting biblical tales, ... See full summary »

Writer: John Borowski | Director: John Borowski | Stars: Oto Brezina, Joe Coleman, Bob Dunsworth, Harvey Fisher

44. American Justice (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.5
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Stars: Bill Kurtis, Robert F. Kennedy, Sonny Vellozzi, Linda Fairstein

45. Al Capone (1959)

Approved | 104 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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This factual biography of gang lord Al Capone follows his rise and fall in Chicago gangdom during the Prohibition era.

Writers: Malvin Wald, Henry F. Greenberg | Director: Richard Wilson | Stars: Rod Steiger, Martin Balsam, Fay Spain, James Gregory

46. Sins and Secrets (2011– )

Crime

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Stars: Bill Graves, John T. Ford, Craig Taylor Brown, Ashe Parker

47. Blind Faith (1990 TV Movie)

190 min | Thriller

7.0
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A wealthy businessman is accused to murdering his wife to collect insurance money for bad gambling debits. Although his three sons initially believe his innocence, his actions and court evidents soon begins to prove otherwise.

Writers: Joe McGinniss, John Gay | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Robert Urich, Joanna Kerns, David Barry Gray, Jay Underwood

48. Madeleine (1950)

Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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The middle-class family of a young woman cannot understand why she delays in marrying a respectable young man. They know nothing about her long-standing affair with a Frenchman.

Writers: Nicholas Phipps, Stanley Haynes | Director: David Lean | Stars: Ann Todd, Norman Wooland, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks

49. Masterminds (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

8.1
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Masterminds tells real crime stories about amazing deceptions that brilliant criminals use to pull off seemingly impossible crimes. This new half-hour series combines the mystery of a "... See full summary »

Stars: Jamie Watson, Kevin Busch, David Rego, Gord Noel

50. The Valachi Papers (1972)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Geller, Peter Maas | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Charles Bronson, Lino Ventura, Jill Ireland, Walter Chiari