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1. Men in Black (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.3
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71 Metascore

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 428,101 | Gross: $250.15M

2. The Expendables (2010)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.5
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45 Metascore

A CIA operative hires a team of mercenaries to eliminate a Latin dictator and a renegade CIA agent.

Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren

Votes: 283,337 | Gross: $102.98M

3. The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)

R | 100 min | Crime, Thriller

6.8
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65 Metascore

A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.

Director: J Blakeson | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Eddie Marsan, Martin Compston

Votes: 21,695 | Gross: $0.17M

4. The Tall T (1957)

Approved | 78 min | Romance, Thriller, Western

7.4
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An independent former ranch foreman is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by trio of ruthless outlaws.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Sullivan, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 3,189

5. Hold-Up (1985)

114 min | Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Arcady | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Kim Cattrall, Guy Marchand, Jean-Pierre Marielle

Votes: 1,836

6. La cité de la peur (1994)

93 min | Comedy

7.8
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A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.

Director: Alain Berbérian | Stars: Chantal Lauby, Alain Chabat, Dominique Farrugia, Gérard Darmon

Votes: 6,211

7. The Glass Agency (1998)

114 min | Action, Drama, Romance

8.1
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The Glass Agency is the story of a war veteran living in post war Iran. It depicts veterans who are suffering from social problems after the war. Society does not understand them and the ... See full summary »

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia | Stars: Parviz Parastui, Reza Kianian, Habib Rezaei, Bita Baadraan

Votes: 3,719

8. Blind Heat (2001)

R | 95 min | Thriller

4.3
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An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.

Director: Adolfo Martínez Solares | Stars: Maria Conchita Alonso, J. Eddie Peck, Jeff Fahey, Al Sapienza

Votes: 102

9. Sympathy (I) (2007)

105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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When a reckless bank robber and his rebellious teenage hostage hole up for the night in a bad motel, anything can happen. A mysterious stranger and dark twists of fate send this night into ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Moorman | Stars: Marina Shtelen, Aaron Boucher, Steven Pritchard

Votes: 348

10. Three Golden Serpents (1969)

R | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.5
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Madame Kim Soo is a respected benefactor to social causes in Thailand, but she enjoys viewing Muay-Thai matches with a handsome male escort. Jo Walker and his friend Tom Rowland notice her ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Mauri | Stars: Tony Kendall, Brad Harris, Monica Pardo, Loni Heuser

Votes: 73

11. Penance (II) (2017)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror | Filming

A methodical serial killer known as The Inferno Killer terrorizes the beautiful city of San Diego by murdering his victims according to the punishments within the 9 Circles of Hell.

Directors: Dante, Dante Moran | Stars: Kalina Vanska, Laurence E. Gibbs, David Callans, Jamie Suraci

12. Brand of the Outlaws (1936)

60 min | Western

5.8
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Gary Gray arrives only to be caught up in the rustling activities of Ben Holt and his gang. First Holt brands him for rustling and then frames him for murder. Proven innocent, Gary foils ... See full summary »

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Bob Steele, Margaret Marquis, Jack Rockwell, Charles King

Votes: 25

13. Loser's End (1935)

59 min | Romance, Western

4.8
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Jack rides into trouble when he meets up with Bill Meeker and his outlaw gang. Rescued from the gang's clutches by Don carlos, he joins forces with Carlos and with the help of Lolita who ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Jack Perrin, Tina Menard, Frank Rice, William Gould

Votes: 21

14. RoboCop (1988 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Side-scrolling platformer/shooter starring the tin can cop himself.

Votes: 131

15. Banshee (2013–2016)
Episode: Behold a Pale Rider (2013)

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Ana makes arrangements to kidnap Hood and leave him for Rabbit to find. A drugstore hold-up turns into a hostage situation at the local high school. Job frees Lucas in time for him to save the students in the school, including Deva.

Director: Dean White | Stars: Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen, Frankie Faison

Votes: 1,029

16. From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (2014– )
Episode: Blood Runs Thick (2014)

TV-MA | 46 min | Action, Crime, Horror

7.3
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Richie's visions intensify as the Gecko Brothers escape the liquor store with dodged lawman Freddie Gonzalez in close pursuit.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza González, Jesse Garcia

Votes: 540

17. Excel Saga (1999–2001)
Episode: Bowling Girls (1999)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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While infiltrating a local bowling alley, a group of bowling terrorists take the alley and its occupants hostage. It is up to Excel, using her newfound Bowling techniques, to save the day (hopefully).

Directors: Ken Andô, Akihiko Nishiyama, Shin'ichi Watanabe | Stars: Takehito Koyasu, Victor Carsrud, Jason Douglas, John Gremillion

Votes: 10

18. Castle (2009–2016)
Episode: Cops & Robbers (2011)

TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

9.2
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Castle and Martha are held hostage during a bank robbery and Beckett has to try to get them and the other hostages out.

Director: Bryan Spicer | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas

Votes: 1,126

19. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: Day 3: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (2004)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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Jack and Tony clash as they wait for the time of hostage exchange with Saunders. Senator Keeler confronts President Palmer about the Milliken cover-up while Wayne initiates a secret operation against Sherry.

Director: Frederick King Keller | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Elisha Cuthbert, Carlos Bernard, Reiko Aylesworth

Votes: 756

20. S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)
Episode: Deadly Tide: Part 1 (1975)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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S.W.A.T. investigates the death of a scuba diver and how it figures into a series of jewel thefts.

Director: Gene Levitt | Stars: Steve Forrest, Robert Urich, Rod Perry, Mark Shera

Votes: 10

21. S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)
Episode: Deadly Tide: Part 2 (1975)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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As SWAT closes in on the jewel robberies, the thieves plan a heist using stolen Navy mines.

Director: Gene Levitt | Stars: Steve Forrest, Robert Urich, Rod Perry, Mark Shera

Votes: 9

22. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Episode #5.3 (2003)

Crime, Drama

7.9
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Snowball meets up with Ritchie following her escape. Sylvia is distraught following Bobby's suicide. Two new inmates arrive on G Wing.

Director: Jim Loach | Stars: Claire King, Nicole Faraday, Alex King, James Gaddas

Votes: 9

23. The A-Team (1983–1987)
Episode: Judgement Day: Part 1 (1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.9
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Mobster Joe Scarlett puts the squeeze on judge Mordente by kidnapping his daughter. Hannibal takes the place of Scarlett's messenger Augie to find out where the kidnappers are hiding the ... See full summary »

Director: David Hemmings | Stars: George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz, Mr. T

Votes: 117

24. The A-Team (1983–1987)
Episode: Judgement Day: Part 2 (1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.1
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Stuck in Italy after B.A. destroys their plane, Faceman scams their way onto the cruise ship M. S. Tropicale by posing as the ship's doctor assistant. B.A. has to pretend to be wheelchair ... See full summary »

Director: David Hemmings | Stars: George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz, Mr. T

Votes: 112

25. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Mistaken Identity (2000)

Crime, Drama

8.3
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New prisoners arrive at Larkhall. Fenner connives to arrange for Yvonne to have conjugal visits in return for cash. The inmate group therapy sessions finally begin.

Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Isabelle Amyes, Claire King, Helen Fraser, Tracey Wilkinson

Votes: 15

26. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: No Way Out (2009)

TV-14 | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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While investigating a gang-related shooting in an otherwise quiet suburban neighborhood, Raymond and Riley are held hostage.

Director: Alec Smight | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

Votes: 452

27. From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (2014– )
Episode: Pilot (2014)

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Crime, Horror

7.4
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A pit stop at a liquor store leads to a deadly standoff for bank robbers Seth and Richie Gecko, who are making a run for the Mexican border.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza González, Jesse Garcia

Votes: 746

28. Adam-12 (1968–1975)
Episode: Point of View (1974)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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When Mac's wife gets a job he complains to Malloy but the patrol calls all teach lessons about this new "women's liberation". Malloy and Reed rescue a hostage from supermarket bandits and find an elderly nursing home escapee.

Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, William Boyett, Howard Culver

Votes: 17

29. Adam-12 (1968–1975)
Episode: Roll Call (1974)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.7
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When an officer calls for help but fails to give his name or location, it results in a frantic search for the missing officer. The dispatcher helps by doing a roll call of all the known ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, William Boyett, William Elliott

Votes: 16

30. Shane (1966– )
Episode: The Day the Wolf Laughed (1966)

50 min | Western

8.2
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A gang of outlaws ride into town and cause so much ruckus that Grafton sends for Ryker, but that's before Shane begs him to let the men have their fun for two days, pay for the damages, ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: David Carradine, Jill Ireland, Tom Tully, Christopher Shea

Votes: 8

31. NCIS (2003– )
Episode: The Enemy Within (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Gibbs and the rest of the NCIS team, along with FBI agent Fornell are on the hunt for an American born terrorist who was detected in Syria but is now back in the D.C area.

Director: James Whitmore Jr. | Stars: Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray

Votes: 319

32. Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979)
Episode: The Hostages (1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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An armored car driver is forced to collect money for a band of robbers who are holding his pregnant wife hostage. Starsky and Hutch have only a few hours to locate his wife and rescue the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 67

33. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)
Episode: The Hostages (1983)

49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sibling robbers hold Stacy, Fran and several hospital patients in exchange for their wounded father.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: William Shatner, Adrian Zmed, Heather Locklear, Richard Herd

Votes: 19

34. The Invaders (1967–1968)
Episode: The Saucer (1967)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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Vincent drives a blue Mustang fastback. Its license plate number is GJ4-602.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Anne Francis, Charles Drake, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 57

35. S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)
Episode: The Steel-Plated Security Blanket (1975)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Thugs hijack an armored car and hide it somewhere in Los Angeles. S.W.A.T. borrows another armored car and tries to penetrate it for practice, but can't do it. The stolen car had no money ... See full summary »

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Steve Forrest, Robert Urich, Rod Perry, Mark Shera

Votes: 21

36. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
Episode: Veteran (1981)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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David 'Barnes' tries to stop a plot to assassinate a Vietnam hero running for office, but neither the target nor the assassin are exactly what they appear to be.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Bill Bixby, Jack Colvin, Lou Ferrigno, Paul Koslo

Votes: 48

37. S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)
Episode: Vigilante (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Paul Julian, a radio repairman and friend to most of the S.W.A.T. team, lost his wife to a brutal killer, and has gone mad obsessing over her death. He keeps a police scanner tuned to ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Steve Forrest, Robert Urich, Rod Perry, Mark Shera

Votes: 9