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1. Miami Vice (2006)

R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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65 Metascore

Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Li Gong, Naomie Harris

Votes: 97,352 | Gross: $63.45M

2. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods.

Director: Chris Gerolmo | Stars: Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 13,560

3. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Approved | 108 min | Thriller

8.0
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A young woman discovers her visiting uncle may not be the man he seems to be.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers

Votes: 48,912

4. Prince of the City (1981)

R | 167 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy, Don Billett

Votes: 5,684 | Gross: $8.12M

5. Undercover Heat (1995 Video)

R | 93 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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A female cop goes undercover in a high price whorehouse to find a murderer and discovers she likes the assignment more than she should.

Director: Gregory Dark | Stars: Athena Massey, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Meg Foster, Tom Tayback

Votes: 434

6. Stolen Kisses (1968)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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After being discharged from the army, Antoine Doinel centers a screwball comedy where he applies for different jobs and tries to make sense of his relationships with women.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 9,269

7. Borderline (1950)

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

6.1
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Two undercover agents infiltrate a drug-smuggling ring in Mexico, but neither is aware of the other's identity.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Claire Trevor, Raymond Burr, José Torvay

Votes: 825

8. Pushover (1954)

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

7.0
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A larcenous undercover cop falls for the beautiful moll of a bank robber on the run and together they double-cross the hood nd the cops.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 1,551

9. How Much Loving Does a Normal Couple Need? (1967)

R | 70 min | Comedy

4.9
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After stealing a fortune in unclaimed jewelry, ex-detective Barney Rickert arrives at a run-down dude ranch in Arizona to hide out. When the owner, Dewey Hoople, refuses to sell the land to... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer | Stars: Jackie Moran, Babette Bardot, Adele Rein, Frank Bolger

Votes: 549

10. Eaux profondes (1981)

94 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Melanie enjoys flirting and having little affairs. Her husband Victor seems to bear her antics with utmost calm and nonchalance. This impression turns out to be wrong, very wrong indeed.

Director: Michel Deville | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Sandrine Kljajic, Éric Frey

Votes: 484

11. Scorchy (1976)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

4.7
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Seattle undercover narc Jackie Parker (Stevens) is out to bust the drug smuggling ring commanded by Philip Bianco (Danova).

Director: Howard Avedis | Stars: Connie Stevens, Cesare Danova, William Smith, Norman Burton

Votes: 180

12. Blood Thirst (1971)

GP | 74 min | Horror

4.3
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A sex-crimes specialist from New York travels to the Philippines to help his friend, a Manila homicide detective, solve a series of murders.

Director: Newt Arnold | Stars: Robert Winston, Katherine Henryk, Yvonne Nielson, Vic Diaz

Votes: 243

13. Revenge of the Zombies (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

4.6
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Scott Warrington and his hired detective, Larry Adams, arrive at an old mansion in the middle of a Louisiana swamp to meet his brother-in-law, Dr. Max von Altermann shortly after the death ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: John Carradine, Gale Storm, Robert Lowery, Bob Steele

Votes: 482

14. Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Western

6.2
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In 1875 a murderous outlaw gang breaks criminals from jail, uses them to help in crimes, and then kills them for the reward, when it goes high enough.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Audie Murphy, Ben Cooper, Colleen Miller, DeForest Kelley

Votes: 373

15. Razzia (1955)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Henri, the Man from Nantes, comes back to his country after a successful stay in the United States, where he was working for Liski, the drug dealer. With the fame of being a tough guy ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio, Lino Ventura, Albert Rémy

Votes: 751

16. Three Bullets (2009)

8 min | Short, Crime

7.4
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After the brutal murder of his partner, an undercover detective must recover a book of codes. Time is of the essence as the culprits ready to leave. Armed with only three bullets, he must ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Yuan | Stars: Michael Jai White, Bokeem Woodbine, Ron Yuan, James Lew

Votes: 108

17. Red River Range (1938)

56 min | Western

6.1
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Very organized cattle rustlers are operating with portable slaughterhouses and refrigerator vans. The governor asks the Three Mesquiteers to go undercover to investigate.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Polly Moran

Votes: 208

18. Whipsaw (1935)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Hoping to nab a gang of jewel thieves, a government agent poses as a crook and travels across the country with a female thief.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, Harvey Stephens, William Harrigan

Votes: 531

19. The Longest Journey (1999 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

9.2
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April Ryan is a young visual-arts student in Venice, Newport. She's been having some strange dreams lately, but little does she know about the important role she'll have in changing the future...

Directors: Didrik Tollefsen, Ragnar Tørnquist | Stars: Sarah Hamilton, Regina Lund, Louis Aguirre, Roger Raines

Votes: 914

20. House of Mystery (1934)

62 min | Horror, Mystery

4.9
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An ancient curse and a killer ape are contained inside an old dark mansion.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Ed Lowry, Verna Hillie, John Sheehan, Brandon Hurst

Votes: 188

21. The Bait (1973 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama

6.5
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An undercover policewomen risks her life to trap a homicidal rapist.

Director: Leonard Horn | Stars: Donna Mills, Michael Constantine, William Devane, Arlene Golonka

Votes: 75

22. Masked Raiders (1949)

Passed | 65 min | Action, Western

6.9
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Texas Rangers Tim Holt (Tim Holt) and Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin are sent to Wilcox, Texas to investigate the raids on Hoyt Corthell (Frank Wilcox) by a band of masked raiders led by ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Marjorie Lord, Gary Gray

Votes: 72

23. Glamour Model Detectives (2005 Video)

65 min | Adventure

5.4
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The beautiful head of a private investigator agency recounts to a magazine reporter the origins of her company and describes the misadventures of some of her glamor model P.I.'s had during ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Karina Santos, Jenni Lee, Ariel Anderssen, Natasha

Votes: 7

24. Undersea Girl (1957)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A woman reporter, a navy investigator, and a heavyset police detective come across a gang which scuttled a ship in order to loot her later, underwater, for a Navy money consignment.

Director: John Peyser | Stars: Mara Corday, Pat Conway, Florence Marly, Dan Seymour

Votes: 15

25. Secret Agent X-9 (1937)

Approved | 294 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.5
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A secret agent goes after the gang that stole the crown jewels of a European monarchy.

Directors: Ford Beebe, Clifford Smith | Stars: Scott Kolk, Jean Rogers, David Oliver, Monte Blue

Votes: 52

26. Lokval in Venesië (1972)

88 min | Crime, Musical

7.3
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Precios diamonds gets stolen,put on a boat.The police wants it back,A lot of obstacles in the way(beautiful women and annoying orphan girl and A murderer)How wil everything play out..........

Director: Ivan Hall | Stars: Gé Korsten, June Seymour, Diane Ridler, Maudie Adendorff

Votes: 6

27. Panamint's Bad Man (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Western

7.5
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A hero goes undercover to uncover outlaws while singing to a heroine and being sneered at by a bad guy.

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Smith Ballew, Evelyn Daw, Noah Beery, Stanley Fields

Votes: 13

28. The Supercops (1975 TV Movie)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Two young cops, bored with their assignment as traffic cops, decide to bust criminals on their own time, much to the dismay of their fellow policemen and the management hierarchy.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Steven Keats, Alan Feinstein, Dick O'Neill, Tony Brande

Votes: 9

29. The Man from Hell's Edges (1932)

Passed | 57 min | Western

6.1
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A cowboy after the man that killed his father goes to prison to get in with his gang.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Bob Steele, Nancy Drexel, Julian Rivero, Robert Homans

Votes: 25

30. Foolproof (1936)

20 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Niles Welch, Alonzo Price, John Marsden, Stanley Andrews

Votes: 11

31. Nancy Drew: Labyrinth of Lies (2014 Video Game)

E10+ | Adventure, Mystery

7.9
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Teen detective Nancy Drew investigates a series of thefts from a museum in Greece.

Director: Tim Burke | Stars: Lani Minella, Julia Stockton, Katherine Grant-Suttie, Beau Prichard

Votes: 21

32. Code of the Cactus (1939)

Approved | 56 min | Western

6.1
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When Blackton outbids Bill Carson. Bill suspects he will have to rustle cattle to fulfill the contract. So Bill arrives posing as an Mexican. When he rustles the cattle from the rustlers, ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Tim McCoy, Ben Corbett, Dorothy Short, Ted Adams

Votes: 45

33. Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device (2012 Video Game)

E10+ | Adventure, Mystery

8.0
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Teen detective Nancy Drew investigates after a theoretical physicist is found electrocuted in a Colorado laboratory.

Director: Tim Burke | Stars: Lani Minella, Katherine Grant-Suttie, Marc Biagi, Sara Mountjoy-Pepka

Votes: 18

34. Le gentleman (2009– )

Crime, Thriller

7.6
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Stars: Marianne Farley, David Boutin, Vincent Leclerc, Claudia Ferri

Votes: 18

35. Nancy Drew: The Phantom of Venice (2008 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Mystery

8.6
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Teen detective Nancy Drew goes undercover in Venice to track down an art thief known as "The Phantom".

Director: Mike Paganini | Stars: Lani Minella, Adrienne MacIain, Jonah Von Spreecken, Gin Hammond

Votes: 31

36. By the Sun's Rays (1914)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Action, Drama

5.2
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A company detective goes undercover to expose a gang that uses inside information to rob gold shipments.

Director: Charles Giblyn | Stars: Murdock MacQuarrie, Lon Chaney, Seymour Hastings, Agnes Vernon

Votes: 183

37. Canadian Mounties vs. Atomic Invaders (1953)

Approved | 167 min | Adventure

5.7
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A villain named Marlof attempts to set up secret missile bases inside Canada so he can launch missiles at the U.S. The Canadian Mounted Police dispatch agents to try to stop him.

Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: William Henry, Susan Morrow, Arthur Space, Dale Van Sickel

Votes: 104

38. Barriers Burned Away (1925)

70 min | Drama

6.0
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In 1871 Chicago an undercover detective gets a job as a porter in a somewhat disreputable saloon in order to get information on a stolen painting, which he believes will be fenced there by ... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Mabel Ballin, Eric Mayne, Frank Mayo, Wanda Hawley

Votes: 5

39. Blondes in Peril: The Narcoleptic Agent (2001 Video)

60 min | Adventure

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A beautiful federal agent has the unfortunate tendency to fall asleep whenever she's about to apprehend a criminal - consequently she spends most of her working hours trying to free herself from ropes and gags.

Director: Oak O'Kork | Stars: Holly Sampson, Sabrina Love-Cox, Angelique Lei, Rocky Cliff

40. Bound and Bare Breasted Businesswomen (2011 Video)

50 min | Adventure

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Directors: Eric Holman, Eliot Shear | Stars: Eufrat, Ashley Jane, Jana Jordan, Adrianna Luna

41. His Darker Self (1924)

50 min | Comedy

6.3
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A small town man takes a mail-order detective course. When a Black friend is murdered, he goes undercover in black-face to investigate at a notorious, knife-wielding bootlegger's roadhouse.

Director: John W. Noble | Stars: Lloyd Hamilton, Tom Wilson, Tom O'Malley, Irma Harrison

Votes: 9

42. Timber! (1942)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, Romance

4.3
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Two FBI agents are sent to investigate sabotage at a lumber camp.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Leo Carrillo, Andy Devine, Dan Dailey, Marjorie Lord

Votes: 6

43. The Impostor (1975 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

5.9
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An ex-Army intelligence agent is hired to impersonate a rich builder who has been marked for assassination. While impersonating the builder, he discovers a conspiracy to embezzle a land-development company.

Director: Edward M. Abroms | Stars: Paul Hecht, Nancy Kelly, Meredith Baxter, Jack Ging

Votes: 15

44. North Hollywood Confidential (2000 Video)

60 min | Adventure

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A beautiful private investigator is asked to determine if a commercial bondage video is fiction or really a ransom demand. The detective has hardly started investigating when she's grabbed ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Jodi Baldwin, Loren Chance, Tanya Danielle, Venus DeLight

45. The Unknown Ranger (1936)

Passed | 57 min | Music, Romance, Western

4.9
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Bob Allen in his starring debut gets a job on Wright's ranch where he hopes to find the rustlers no one else has been able to locate. Everyone is looking for men when the actual rustler is ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Robert Allen, Martha Tibbetts, Harry Woods, Hal Taliaferro

Votes: 15

46. Bound for Betrayal! (2004 Video)

45 min | Adventure

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Stars: Michelle Curtis, Liz Hunter, Christina Kazan, Tyler Lindsay

47. Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel (1987 Video Game)

Adventure, Crime, Mystery

8.0
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You control a regular police officer patrolling the city of Lytton, California who must perform his duties strictly by the book.

Director: Jim Walls

Votes: 75

48. Sibling Rivalry (1998 Video)

73 min | Adventure

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Jodi disapproves of older sister Andrea's job and boyfriend. When Andrea announces that she's going out on another date with the sleaze-ball, Jodi can't stand it anymore - she grabs the ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Andrea Neal, Jodi Baldwin

49. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: Alder Gulch (1957)

30 min | Western

7.4
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In Montana the only men getting rich are the outlaws stealing it off Wells Fargo stagecoaches and freight wagons. Hardie goes undercover to the town of Alder Gulch to try to infiltrate the outlaw gang operating in the area and.

Director: Allen H. Miner | Stars: Dale Robertson, Lee Van Cleef, John Doucette, Tom McKee

Votes: 26

50. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)
Episode: Asylum (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A young patient from a psychiatric home tells the police that an elderly patient at the facility was murdered. After the young man is found dead himself, Steve decides to feign mental ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Douglas | Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, James Olson, Belinda Montgomery

Votes: 36