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1. Kindergarten Cop (1990)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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61 Metascore

A tough cop is given his most difficult assignment ever: to masquerade as a kindergarten teacher in order to find a drug dealer.

Writers: Murray Salem, Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt

Votes: 96,287

2. Vehicle 19 (2013)

R | 82 min | Action, Thriller

4.9
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29 Metascore

In Johannesburg, an American parole breaker unknowingly picks up a rental car that will tie him to a web of corrupt local police.

Writer: Mukunda Michael Dewil | Director: Mukunda Michael Dewil | Stars: Paul Walker, Naima McLean, Gys de Villiers, Leyla Haidarian

Votes: 10,543

3. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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When a new gang moves into town it's up to the screwball police team to stop them.

Writers: Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow

Votes: 33,959

4. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed over 50 victims, mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a Communist state, the police investigations ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 10,426

5. No Mercy (1986)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Romance

5.6
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An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.

Writer: James Carabatsos | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, Jeroen Krabbé, George Dzundza

Votes: 4,653

6. No Man's Land (1987)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A rookie cop goes undercover and infiltrates a car thief ring.

Writer: Dick Wolf | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Charlie Sheen, D.B. Sweeney, Lara Harris, Randy Quaid

Votes: 2,801

7. Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)

PG | 84 min | Comedy, Crime

4.0
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Those bumbling cadets take to the streets when three inept goons successfully orchestrate a metropolitan crime wave.

Writers: Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Stephen Curwick | Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook

Votes: 19,572

8. Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)

PG | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

3.2
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The Russian government hires the veterans of the Police Academy (1984) to help deal with the Mafia.

Writers: Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Randolph Davis, Michele S. Chodos | Director: Alan Metter | Stars: G.W. Bailey, George Gaynes, Michael Winslow, David Graf

Votes: 22,859

9. 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

Votes: 14,288

10. Prince of the City (1981)

R | 167 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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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.

Writers: Jay Presson Allen, Sidney Lumet, Robert Daley | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy, Don Billett

Votes: 4,534

11. Modern Girls (1986)

PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy

5.7
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Geeky Clifford has a date with pretty Kelly. But when he comes to pick her up, she has gone to see her ex-boyfriend, the DJ at a nightclub, using her roommate Margo's car. Margo and their ... See full summary »

Writers: Laurie Craig, Anita Rosenberg | Director: Jerry Kramer | Stars: Daphne Zuniga, Virginia Madsen, Cynthia Gibb, Clayton Rohner

Votes: 859

12. The Con Artist (2010)

R | 84 min | Comedy

4.8
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An ex-con finds his plan to go straight foiled by a loan shark who manipulates his target into taking on one last heist.

Writers: Michael Melski, Collin Friesen | Director: Risa Bramon Garcia | Stars: Rossif Sutherland, Sarah Roemer, Greg Germann, Russell Peters

Votes: 740

13. The Spy in Black (1939)

Approved | 77 min | Thriller, War

7.0
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A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Writers: J. Storer Clouston, Emeric Pressburger, Roland Pertwee | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

Votes: 1,059

14. A World Without Thieves (2004)

113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A con-team couple (Andy Lau & Rene Liu) head west after taking a city businessman for his BMW. But an encounter with a naive young carpenter travelling home with his life savings challenges their fate as thieves.

Writer: Xiaogang Feng | Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Andy Lau, Rene Liu, Baoqiang Wang, You Ge

Votes: 3,179

15. Martial Law II: Undercover (1991 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime

5.0
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Sean and Billie are undercover cops and martial arts masters. Investigating the death of a cop, they uncover a deadly ring of murder and corruption at a glitzy nightclub where the rich are ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Brandes, Pierre David, Jiles Fitzgerald | Director: Kurt Anderson | Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Jeff Wincott, Billy Drago, Paul Johansson

Votes: 360

16. Appointment with Danger (1951)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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When ruthlessly dedicated postal inspector investigates the murder of a co-worker, he finds that the sole witness, a nun, has been targeted by the killers.

Writers: Richard L. Breen, Warren Duff | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Alan Ladd, Phyllis Calvert, Paul Stewart, Jan Sterling

Votes: 597

17. David Cassidy - Man Undercover (1978–1979)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Twenty-something officer Dan Shay operates undercover in the Los Angeles youth scene.

Creators: Larry Brody, Richard Fielder | Stars: David Cassidy, Simon Oakland, Wendy Rastattar, Michael A. Salcido

Votes: 45

18. Century of the Dragon (1999)

90 min | Thriller

6.6
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Five years ago, Shing, an outstanding trainee at the police academy, was hand-picked to go under cover in the Hung Hing triad. There, he became close friends with their toughest leader Fei ... See full summary »

Writer: Jing Wong | Director: Clarence Yiu-leung Fok | Stars: Andy Lau, Louis Koo, Patrick Tam, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong

Votes: 239

19. The Big Scare (1964)

80 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.4
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Two police inspectors Triquet and Vergus launch their investigations to arrest a dangerous escaped forger named Mickey Le Bénedictin.

Writers: Jean Ray, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Gérard Klein | Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Bourvil, Jean-Louis Barrault, Francis Blanche, Victor Francen

Votes: 245

20. Porki (2010)

Action

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A young undercover cop weeds out the mafia.

Writer: Puri Jagannadh | Director: M.D. Sridhar | Stars: Darshan Thoogudeep, Pranitha, Avinash, Devaraj

Votes: 50

21. Northwest Territory (1951)

61 min | Adventure, Western

5.4
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Fort McKenzie prospector Pop Kellogg, just before the arrival of his newly-orphaned grandson Billy, is killed by McBeau and Dawson, who seek the map showing Pop's secret oil claim. Billy, ... See full summary »

Writers: James Oliver Curwood, William Raynor | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Kirby Grant, Chinook, Gloria Saunders, Warren Douglas

Votes: 11

22. On the Rocks (III) (2014)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

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An accidental 'serial pet killer' thinks his luck has changed when he stumbles across a beautiful mermaid -- but he soon finds she's no fairy tale girlfriend.

Writers: Allan George, Greg Stubbings | Directors: Allan George, Greg Stubbings | Stars: Greg Stubbings, Greg Smith, Rachel Nicholls, Jonathan Riley

23. The Bogus Green (1951 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama

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Advance man Brass McGannon is nearly arrested for passing counterfeit money while promoting his circus' next stop. Returning to the circus, he learns that the Treasury Department suspects ... See full summary »

Writers: John Bagni, Gwen Bagni | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Preston Foster, Martha Vickers, Don Beddoe, Clancy Cooper

24. Crime Fighters (1989 Video Game)

Action, Crime

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25. Police Story (1973–1978)
Episode: A Chance to Live (1978)

100 min | Drama, Crime

8.3
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Officer Dan Shay is recruited to operate undercover for the narcotics unit at a high school.

Creators: Joseph Wambaugh, E. Jack Neuman | Director: Corey Allen | Stars: David Cassidy, Gloria DeHaven, Dewey Martin, Don Stark

Votes: 24

26. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)
Episode: A Death in the Family (1978)

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Chin goes undercover to investigate a protection racket. But when he's recognized, the leader kills him and dumps his body at the Iolani Palace. Steve sets out to get the one who killed him... See full summary »

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Director: Don Weis | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong, Herman Wedemeyer

Votes: 32

27. Water Rats (1996–2001)
Episode: A Little Knowledge (1998)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Creators: John Hugginson, Hal McElroy, Tony Morphett | Director: Stephen Wallace | Stars: Colin Friels, Catherine McClements, Brett Partridge, Peter Bensley

28. Fawlty Towers (1975–1979)
Episode: A Touch of Class (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Basil is delighted when a member of the aristocracy chooses to stay at the Fawlty Towers, snubbing the normal guests who frequent the hotel. What Basil does not know, however, is that the ... See full summary »

Writers: John Cleese, Connie Booth | Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Votes: 772

29. Serial Killers (2006– )
Episode: Aileen Wuornos (2009)

Documentary, Crime

7.2
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Director: Kathryn Ross | Stars: Fawn Wallace, Cindy Simmons, Michael Ray Davies, Tom Smith

Votes: 5

30. Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (1996– )
Episode: Alleingang (2013)

Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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While Ben is on vacation in Canada, Semir does a traffic check with other police officers, including Dieter. After Dieter gets shot and badly injured by Serbian criminal Elena Kovic, Semir ... See full summary »

Writers: Andreas Brune, Sven Frauenhoff | Director: Alexander Dierbach | Stars: Erdogan Atalay, Tom Beck, Sophia Thomalla, Aleksandar Jovanovic

Votes: 19

31. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Dandruff (1978)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Starsky and Hutch work undercover in a beauty salon in order to set a trap for an international jewel thief.

Creator: William Blinn | Director: Sutton Roley | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 29

32. Police Story (1973–1978)
Episode: Dangerous Games (1973)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.7
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Charlie Czonka goes undercover as pimp CZ Smith to break up a prostitution ring.

Creators: Joseph Wambaugh, E. Jack Neuman | Director: John Badham | Stars: James Farentino, Elizabeth Ashley, Janet Margolin, Fred Williamson

Votes: 13

33. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: Decision in the Ring (1963)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Richard Kimble helps a black boxer realize that he may have a brain injury that will kill him if he continues to box. Meanwhile, an undercover police Sgt. closes in on Kimble.

Creator: Roy Huggins | Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: David Janssen, James Edwards, Ruby Dee, James Dunn

Votes: 77

34. The Detectives (1959–1962)
Episode: Decoy (1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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When it's learned that there's a mob hit intended for a local gangster, Russo is asked to pose as the man, but he needs the co-operation of his wife.

Writer: Louis Pelletier | Director: James Neilson | Stars: Robert Taylor, Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Lee Farr

35. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Discomania (1978)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Along with a female officer, the Detectives go undercover at Fever, a popular discotheque, in order to set a trap for a serial killer who is murdering women that refuse to dance with him.

Creator: William Blinn | Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 31

36. Water Rats (1996–2001)
Episode: Double Play (1998)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Creators: John Hugginson, Hal McElroy, Tony Morphett | Director: Stephen Wallace | Stars: Colin Friels, Catherine McClements, Brett Partridge, Peter Bensley

37. Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996–1998)
Episode: For Love nor Money (1998)

TV-PG | 49 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Hetty's brother-in-law Frank asks Hetty to search for his lady friend's daughter, who has disappeared.

Writers: John Bowen, David Cook, Jeremy Paul | Director: Mike Vardy | Stars: Patricia Routledge, Derek Benfield, Dominic Monaghan, Suzanne Maddock

Votes: 17

38. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Gambling (1955)

25 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Dan Mathews and his officers assist a county sheriff in closing down a club that offers illicit gambling.

Writer: Donn Mullally | Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Morgan Jones, Robert Knapp, Russ Whiteman

Votes: 19

39. Bored to Death (2009–2011)
Episode: Gumball! (2011)

TV-MA | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.0
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Jonathan wants to prove his innocence as the police pursue him.

Creator: Jonathan Ames | Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson, Heather Burns

Votes: 130

40. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Huggy Bear and the Turkey (1977)

Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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The title of this show sums up viewers' attitudes toward it (this was the lowest-rated "Starsky and Hutch" ever), as their flamboyant informant Huggy Bear goes into business on his own with... See full summary »

Creator: William Blinn | Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 34

41. State Trooper (1956– )
Episode: Madman on the Mountain (1957)

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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When a gangster is arrested for attacking his ex-wife with a wrench, he pleads insanity. Blake works to prove that the thug is competent to stand trail and intended to maim his former spouse.

Writer: Lawrence Kimble | Director: Richard Irving | Stars: Rod Cameron, Bart Burns, Sara Anderson, Robert Stevenson

42. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Murder Ward (1977)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Starsky arranges to be committed to a mental asylum where Hutch has been planted as a male nurse. They are investigating why this particular hospital has such a high fatality rate

Creator: William Blinn | Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 37

43. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Murder on Stage 17 (1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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The set of a Western movie is the site of a murder, another in a series targeting members of actor Steve Hanson's Wolf pack club. Starsky and Hutch go undercover as stuntmen to protect Steve.

Creator: William Blinn | Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 35

44. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Ninety Pounds of Trouble (1979)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Hutch poses as a hitman and bluffs the murder of Starsky to support his identity after a kid accidentally blows his cover.

Creator: William Blinn | Director: Leo Penn | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 25

45. CHiPs (1977–1983)
Episode: Pressure Point (1979)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Ponch and Jon put away their bikes and play a diplomat and his chauffeur when they go undercover to prevent a wealthy man and his beautiful granddaughter from falling victim to a violent extortion racket.

Creator: Rick Rosner | Director: Phil Bondelli | Stars: Larry Wilcox, Erik Estrada, Robert Pine, Mary Crosby

Votes: 22

46. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Quadromania (1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Starsky poses as a cabbie in order to catch a serial killer who has already murdered four other taxi drivers.

Creator: William Blinn | Director: Rick Edelstein | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 31

47. The Investigators (2000– )
Episode: Railroaded in Texas (2003)

Documentary, Crime

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An investigation of the egregious racial injustice visited upon the citizens of the small farm town of Tulia, Texas by the government's "war on drugs", uncovering unethical police conduct, false testimony, and evidence that did not exist.

Stars: Leroy Barow, Jeff Blackburn, Nate Blakeslee, Freddie Brookins Jr.

48. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)
Episode: Six Kilos (1969)

Not Rated | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Five-O intercepts a "box man," an expert safe cracker, at the Honolulu airport. The criminal is killed by a shot from Dan Williams, who fired just before the criminal would have shot Chin ... See full summary »

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Zulu, Kam Fong

Votes: 66

49. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)
Episode: Solitaire (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Stone has to work with a rather independent undercover cop after Keller gets shot in the leg during a bust.

Creator: Edward Hume | Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Tony Lo Bianco, Sabrina Scharf

Votes: 21

50. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: Starsky and Hutch on Playboy Island (1977)

49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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The boys are tasked with investigating Playboy Island. The island is owned by billionaire William Thorne, and a series deaths have attracted the attention of the authorities. They believe ... See full summary »

Creator: William Blinn | Director: George McCowan | Stars: David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton

Votes: 39