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1. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Adventure

9.0
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82 Metascore

When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

2. Prisoners (2013)

R | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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74 Metascore

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Writer: Aaron Guzikowski | Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

3. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

8.3
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70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his war on crime to free the crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption that the Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

Writers: Bob Kane, David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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A quartet of mutated humanoid turtles clash with an uprising criminal gang of ninjas.

Writers: Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Bobby Herbeck, Todd W. Langen | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais, David Forman

5. Daredevil (2003)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

5.4
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42 Metascore

A man blinded by toxic waste which also enhanced his remaining senses fights crime as an acrobatic martial arts superhero.

Writer: Mark Steven Johnson | Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan

6. The Punisher (2004)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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33 Metascore

An undercover FBI agent becomes a vigilante assassin and sets out to unleash vengeance upon the corrupt businessman who slew his family.

Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, Michael France | Director: Jonathan Hensleigh | Stars: Thomas Jane, John Travolta, Samantha Mathis, Laura Harring

7. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987–1996)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends.

Stars: Cam Clarke, Barry Gordon, Rob Paulsen, Townsend Coleman

8. Priest (2011)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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41 Metascore

A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece.

Writers: Cory Goodman, Min-Woo Hyung | Director: Scott Stewart | Stars: Paul Bettany, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Karl Urban

9. The Brave One (2007)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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56 Metascore

A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.

Writers: Roderick Taylor, Bruce A. Taylor, Cynthia Mort | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Naveen Andrews, Nicky Katt

10. Elektra (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

4.8
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34 Metascore

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.

Writers: Mark Steven Johnson, Frank Miller, Zak Penn, Stu Zicherman, Raven Metzner | Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Goran Visnjic, Will Yun Lee, Kirsten Prout

11. Justice League (2001–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever.

Creator: Gardner Fox | Stars: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

12. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings

13. In the Flesh (2013 TV Mini-Series)

56 min | Drama, Horror | Active

8.0
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Four years after the Rising, the government starts to rehabilitate the Undead back into the society including teenager Kieren Walker, who returns home to his small Lancashire village to face a hostile reception as well as his own demons.

Stars: Luke Newberry, Harriet Cains, Marie Critchley, Steve Cooper

14. Desperado (1995)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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55 Metascore

A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.

Writer: Robert Rodriguez | Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida, Cheech Marin

15. Death Sentence (2007)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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36 Metascore

Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.

Writers: Ian Mackenzie Jeffers, Brian Garfield | Director: James Wan | Stars: Kevin Bacon, John Goodman, Kelly Preston, Garrett Hedlund

16. Faster (2010)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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44 Metascore

An ex-con sets out to avenge his brother's death after they were double-crossed during a heist years ago. During his campaign, however, he's tracked by a veteran cop and an egocentric hit man.

Writers: Tony Gayton, Joe Gayton | Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Maggie Grace, Mauricio Lopez

17. MacGyver (1985–1992)

48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The adventures of a secret agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness.

Creator: Lee David Zlotoff | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Stephen Chang, Bruce McGill

18. Street Kings (2008)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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55 Metascore

An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.

Writers: James Ellroy, Kurt Wimmer, Jamie Moss | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans

19. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.8
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The turtles find themselves transported back in time to ancient Japan.

Writers: Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Stuart Gillard | Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Elias Koteas, Paige Turco, Stuart Wilson, Sab Shimono

20. The Mask of Zorro (1998)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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63 Metascore

A young thief, seeking revenge over the death of his brother, is trained by the once great, but aged Zorro, who is also seeking a vengeance of his own.

Writers: Johnston McCulley, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Randall Jahnson, John Eskow | Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones, José María de Tavira

21. Catwoman (2004)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime

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27 Metascore

A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas.

Writers: Bob Kane, Theresa Rebeck, John D. Brancato, Michael Ferris, John Rogers | Director: Pitof | Stars: Halle Berry, Sharon Stone, Benjamin Bratt, Lambert Wilson

22. Gone (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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36 Metascore

A woman is convinced her kidnapper has returned when her sister goes missing.

Writer: Allison Burnett | Director: Heitor Dhalia | Stars: Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Carpenter, Wes Bentley, Daniel Sunjata

23. Punisher: War Zone (2008)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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30 Metascore

After hunting down and killing hundreds of violent criminals, Frank Castle, aka The Punisher, faces his most deadly foe yet: Jigsaw.

Writers: Nick Santora, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway | Director: Lexi Alexander | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Dominic West, Julie Benz, Doug Hutchison

24. My Bloody Valentine (2009)

R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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51 Metascore

Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, however, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one will believes he's innocent.

Writers: Todd Farmer, Zane Smith, John Beaird, Stephen A. Miller | Director: Patrick Lussier | Stars: Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Kerr Smith, Betsy Rue

25. Seeking Justice (2011)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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38 Metascore

After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score. Then he discovers they want a 'favor' from him in return.

Writers: Todd Hickey, Robert Tannen | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce, Harold Perrineau

26. Hang 'Em High (1968)

M | 114 min | Crime, Thriller, Western

7.0
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When an innocent man barely survives a lynching, he returns as a lawman determined to bring the vigilantes to justice.

Writers: Leonard Freeman, Mel Goldberg | Director: Ted Post | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Inger Stevens, Pat Hingle, Ed Begley

27. Sudden Impact (1983)

R | 117 min | Action, Thriller

6.6
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A rape victim is exacting revenge on her agressors in a small town outside San Francisco. Dirty Harry, on suspension for angering his superiors (again), is assigned to the case.

Writers: Harry Julian Fink, Rita M. Fink, Joseph Stinson, Earl E. Smith, Charles B. Pierce | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle, Bradford Dillman

28. The Punisher (1989)

89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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When Frank Castle's family is murdered by criminals, he wages war on crime as a vigilante assassin known only as the Punisher.

Writer: Boaz Yakin | Director: Mark Goldblatt | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Louis Gossett Jr., Jeroen Krabbé, Kim Miyori

29. Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.0
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There's a mystery afoot in Gotham City, and Batman must go toe-to-toe with a mysterious vigilante, who goes by the name of Red Hood. Subsequently, old wounds reopen and old, once buried memories come into the light.

Creator: Bob Kane | Director: Brandon Vietti | Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Jensen Ackles, John DiMaggio, Neil Patrick Harris

30. Young Guns (1988)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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50 Metascore

A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.

Writer: John Fusco | Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Charlie Sheen

31. Spider-Man (1994–1998)

TV-Y | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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A young man with spider-like abilities fights crime as a superhero in New York City while trying to have a normal personal life.

Creators: Steve Ditko, Stan Lee | Stars: Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne, Edward Asner

32. Death Wish (1974)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.

Writers: Brian Garfield, Wendell Mayes | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, Steven Keats

33. Batman: Arkham City (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Crime, Fantasy

9.7
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When part of Gotham is turned into a private reserve for criminals, all hell is sure to break loose, and the Dark Knight is the only one who can stop it.

Writers: Bob Kane, Paul Crocker, Paul Dini, Sefton Hill | Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Grey DeLisle, Troy Baker, Kimberly Brooks

34. True Justice (2010– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama | Active

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Creator: Steven Seagal | Stars: Steven Seagal, Sarah Lind, William 'Big Sleeps' Stewart, Meghan Ory

35. Above the Law (1988)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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In Japan, the Sicilian martial arts expert Nicolo "Nico" Toscani is recruited by the CIA Special Agent Nelson Fox to join the Special Operations Forces in the border of the Vietnam and ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Davis, Steven Seagal, Steven Pressfield, Ronald Shusett | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva, Ron Dean

36. Hard to Kill (1990)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Crime

5.7
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Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he ... See full summary »

Writer: Steven McKay | Director: Bruce Malmuth | Stars: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler, Frederick Coffin

37. Batman: Gotham Knight (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.9
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A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight.

Creator: Bob Kane | Directors: Yasuhiro Aoki, Yuichiro Hayashi, Futoshi Higashide, Toshiyuki Kubooka, Hiroshi Morioka, Jong-Sik Nam, Shoujirou Nishimi | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Jason Marsden, Scott Menville, George Newbern

38. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

8.0
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97 Metascore

When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Seton I. Miller | Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains

39. The New Batman Adventures (1993–1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as Nightwing.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

40. The Phantom (1996)

PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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The Phantom, descendent of a line of African heroes, travels to New York to thwart a criminal genius.

Writers: Lee Falk, Jeffrey Boam | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones

41. The Green Hornet (1966–1967)

TV-PG | 99 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato.

Creator: George W. Trendle | Stars: Van Williams, Bruce Lee, Wende Wagner, Lloyd Gough

42. Batman Begins (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

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You play as Batman and unleash your terror into the heart of criminals battling against foes such as Dr. Crane/Scarecrow, Ras Al Ghul and Carmine Falcone.

Writers: David S. Goyer, Bobby Johnson, Bob Kane, Christopher Nolan, J.T. Petty | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes

43. Shaft (1971)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.

Writers: Ernest Tidyman, John D.F. Black | Director: Gordon Parks | Stars: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, Christopher St. John

44. Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009 Video Game)

T | Action, Crime, Fantasy

9.5
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You control Batman as he fights to subdue The Joker and his fellows when they seize control of the forensic mental hospital.

Writers: Bob Kane, Paul Dini, Paul Crocker | Directors: Sefton Hill, Paul Boulden, Jamie Walker | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Kimberly Brooks, Tom Kane, Mark Hamill

45. Marked for Death (1990)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Chicago DEA agent John Hatcher has just returned from Colombia, where his partner was killed in the line of duty by a drug dealer who has since been taken down. As a result of his partner's... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Grais, Mark Victor | Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Steven Seagal, Joanna Pacula, Basil Wallace, Keith David

46. The Eiger Sanction (1975)

R | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.3
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A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

Writers: Hal Dresner, Warren Murphy, Rod Whitaker | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy

47. The Dark Knight in the Playroom (2013 Video)

8 min | Short, Action, Comedy

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Stars: Jessica Fildes, James Fildes

48. Outlaw (2007)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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45 Metascore

A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.

Writer: Nick Love | Director: Nick Love | Stars: Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Rupert Friend, Sean Harris

49. Na yeh ling san, ngo joa seung liu Wong Gok hoi wong dai bou dik hung (2014)

124 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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A night like any other in the streets of Hong Kong: in the midst of the tangle of night-owls, cars and vendors, a group of passengers climb aboard a minibus that is to take them from ... See full summary »

Writers: Fai-hung Chan, Fruit Chan | Director: Fruit Chan | Stars: You-Nam Wong, Janice Man, Simon Yam, Kara Hui

50. 7 Days (2010)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.5
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A doctor seeks revenge by kidnapping, torturing and killing the man who raped and murdered his young daughter.

Writer: Patrick Senécal | Director: Daniel Grou | Stars: Claude Legault, Rémy Girard, Martin Dubreuil, Fanny Mallette