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1. 12 Angry Men (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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96 Metascore

A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Votes: 565,332 | Gross: $4.36M

2. Psycho (1960)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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97 Metascore

A Phoenix secretary embezzles forty thousand dollars from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Votes: 514,377 | Gross: $32.00M

3. On the Waterfront (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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91 Metascore

An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Votes: 124,171 | Gross: $9.60M

4. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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80 Metascore

"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 88,330 | Gross: $70.60M

5. Seven Days in May (1964)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner

Votes: 11,104

6. Cape Fear (1962)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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76 Metascore

A lawyer's family is stalked by a man he once helped put in jail.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin

Votes: 23,218

7. Trilogy (1969)

G | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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"Miriam": Miss Miller has spent her life as a governess for children in some of the most fashionable homes in New York. She is shocked one day to learn that one of her "babies" is expecting... See full summary »

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Geraldine Page, Donnie Melvin, Lavinia Cassels, Christine Marler

Votes: 92

8. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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76 Metascore

A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 146,796

9. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.7
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68 Metascore

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 22,974

10. Everybody Go Home! (1960)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.7
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When Italy surrenders to the Allies, part of the Italian army is dispersed and soldiers begin to return to their homes.

Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Serge Reggiani, Carla Gravina, Martin Balsam

Votes: 764

11. Little Big Man (1970)

PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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63 Metascore

Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam

Votes: 29,786 | Gross: $31.56M

12. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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In 1941, following months of economic embargo, Japan prepares to open its war against the United States with a preventive strike on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor.

Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 28,353 | Gross: $29.55M

13. A Thousand Clowns (1965)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A middle-aged iconoclast, doggedly avoiding the tedium of employment and conventional life, faces the prospect of losing custody of his young ward.

Director: Fred Coe | Stars: Jason Robards, Barbara Harris, Martin Balsam, Gene Saks

Votes: 2,902

14. Hombre (1967)

Approved | 111 min | Western

7.4
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80 Metascore

John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone, Diane Cilento

Votes: 9,863

15. The Bedford Incident (1965)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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An American destroyer Captain is determined to confront a Soviet submarine caught violating territorial waters. Perhaps too determined.

Director: James B. Harris | Stars: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur, Martin Balsam

Votes: 4,058

16. Cape Fear (1991)

R | 128 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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73 Metascore

A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis

Votes: 148,122 | Gross: $79.10M

17. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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63 Metascore

In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery

Votes: 47,972

18. Middle of the Night (1959)

Approved | 118 min | Drama

7.3
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A widowed businessman becomes obsessed with one of his employees, the divorcée Betty Preisser.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Kim Novak, Glenda Farrell, Jan Norris, Lee Grant

Votes: 896

19. Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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One of the first films about the mafia occurrence, in which the fight is hopeless, because "the polyp's feeler" reaches everything and everybody. A police inspector and a deputy public ... See full summary »

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Franco Nero, Martin Balsam, Marilù Tolo, Claudio Gora

Votes: 920

20. Time Limit (1957)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, War

7.3
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During the Korean War former prisoner of war, Major Harry Cargill admits to having collaborated with the enemy but military investigator Colonel William Edwards wants the details.

Director: Karl Malden | Stars: Richard Widmark, Richard Basehart, Dolores Michaels, June Lockhart

Votes: 804

21. La colonna infame (1972)

97 min

7.3
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Add a Plot

Director: Nelo Risi | Stars: Helmut Berger, Vittorio Caprioli, Francisco Rabal, Lucia Bosé

Votes: 14

22. Catch-22 (1970)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 19,134 | Gross: $24.91M

23. The Man (1972)

G | 93 min | Drama

7.1
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An African-American senator becomes the designated survivor of a tragic accident that kills the President of the United States. Now the first black President, he attempts to end the bigotry and divide standing in his way.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: James Earl Jones, Martin Balsam, Burgess Meredith, Lew Ayres

Votes: 265

24. Soldato ignoto (1995)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.9
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In 1943, a group of Italian and Allied soldiers find themselves trapped inside an abandoned villa. When they discover that they are in fact dead and that the villa is the starting point of ... See full summary »

Director: Marcello Aliprandi | Stars: Alessandra Arlotti, Martin Balsam, Giovanni Guidelli, Angelo Orlando

Votes: 15

25. Me, Natalie (1969)

M | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A young woman struggles for independence.

Director: Fred Coe | Stars: Patty Duke, James Farentino, Martin Balsam, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 731

26. Al Capone (1959)

Approved | 104 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A chronicle of the rise and fall of Chicago crime boss Al Capone during the Prohibition era.

Director: Richard Wilson | Stars: Rod Steiger, Martin Balsam, Fay Spain, James Gregory

Votes: 1,237

27. Ada (1961)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Bo Gillis is running for Governor. Steve writes the speeches, Sylvester runs the campaign and Bo plays the guitar. Everything is going according to the plan until a hooker named Ada is ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Susan Hayward, Dean Martin, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 755

28. The Carpetbaggers (1964)

PG | 150 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Jonas Cord is a disagreeable rich young tycoon on the corporate make, with some subplots about booze, broads and Hollywood in the 1930's.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: George Peppard, Alan Ladd, Carroll Baker, Robert Cummings

Votes: 1,751 | Gross: $28.41M

29. After the Fox (1966)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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After the heist of the 'gold of Cairo', an Italian criminal mastermind, impersonating a film director, plans to grab the loot once it's unloaded on the beach of an Italian fishing village where a bogus movie is being filmed.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Peter Sellers, Victor Mature, Britt Ekland, Martin Balsam

Votes: 3,204

30. Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)

PG | 93 min | Drama

6.5
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Rita, a middle aged New York City homemaker, finds herself in an emotional crisis which forces her to re-examine her life, as well as her relationships with her mother, her eye doctor ... See full summary »

Director: Gilbert Cates | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Martin Balsam, Sylvia Sidney, Tresa Hughes

Votes: 539

31. The Hassled Hooker (1972)

99 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Luisa Latin, betrayed by her husband, is imprisoned for the murder of her husband's mistress - who is still alive. When Luisa is released from prison, she kills her.

Director: Eriprando Visconti | Stars: Terence Hill, Martin Balsam, Paola Pitagora, Adalberto Maria Merli

Votes: 151

32. L'avvertimento (1980)

104 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Two Italian policemen investigate Mafia-influenced corruption within their own department.

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Martin Balsam, Laura Trotter, Giancarlo Zanetti

Votes: 119

33. Whatever It Takes (1986)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A Vietnam veteran supports himself and his father's NYC diner by becoming a taxi driver. Along the way he struggles with relationships and his daily life while aspiring to be a cartoonist.

Director: Bob Demchuk | Stars: Martin Balsam, Thomas Barbour, Edward Binns, William Bogert

Votes: 13

34. St. Elmo's Fire (1985)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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35 Metascore

A group of friends, just out of college, struggle with adulthood.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Emilio Estevez

Votes: 31,739 | Gross: $37.80M

35. The Sentinel (1977)

R | 92 min | Horror

6.4
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Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably cheap Brooklyn Heights apartment, where weird occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon, Martin Balsam

Votes: 7,844

36. The Anderson Tapes (1971)

GP | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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After Duke Anderson is released from prison after ten years for taking the rap for a scion of a Mafia family, he cashes in a debt of honor with the mob to bankroll a caper.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Sean Connery, Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 5,895 | Gross: $5.00M

37. The Stone Killer (1973)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A top New York detective is sent to Los Angeles where he must solve a case involving an old Sicilian Mafia family feud.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Martin Balsam, Jack Colvin, Paul Koslo

Votes: 2,304

38. Marjorie Morningstar (1958)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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While working as a counselor at a summer camp, college-student Marjorie Morgenstern falls for 32-year-old Noel Airman, a would-be dramatist working at a nearby summer theater. Like Marjorie... See full summary »

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Gene Kelly, Natalie Wood, Claire Trevor, Everett Sloane

Votes: 833

39. Diamanti sporchi di sangue (1977)

99 min | Thriller

6.3
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A man is arrested and condemned to five years in jail for robbery. After serving his term, he is out for revenge on the gang members he considers were to blame for his arrest. The prize for this deadly fight is a large cache of diamonds.

Director: Fernando Di Leo | Stars: Claudio Cassinelli, Martin Balsam, Olga Karlatos, Pier Paolo Capponi

Votes: 132

40. The Salamander (1981)

R | 103 min | Thriller

6.2
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An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect... See full summary »

Director: Peter Zinner | Stars: Franco Nero, Anthony Quinn, Martin Balsam, Sybil Danning

Votes: 688

41. The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)

M | 91 min | Comedy, Western

6.2
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An aging lawman and an aging outlaw join forces when their respective positions in society are usurped by a younger, but incompetent, Marshal, and a younger, but vicious, gang leader.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Robert Mitchum, George Kennedy, Martin Balsam, David Carradine

Votes: 999

42. La sporca insegna del coraggio (1987)

R | 76 min | Adventure, War

6.2
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War is Hell... especially NAM. A group of battle weary soldiers in Vietnam are trapped behind enemy lines. There is no way back. No help on the way. It's only a matter of time and these ... See full summary »

Director: Tonino Valerii | Stars: Bo Svenson, Carlo Mucari, Peter Hooten, Werner Pochath

Votes: 78

43. Imputazione di omicidio per uno studente (1972)

99 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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During a clash between demonstrating laborers, a policeman and a student are both killed. In charge of the case are a magistrate and two commissioners.

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Massimo Ranieri, Martin Balsam, Valentina Cortese, Turi Ferro

Votes: 95

44. Two Evil Eyes (1990)

R | 120 min | Horror

6.1
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61 Metascore

Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento. A greedy wife kills her husband, but not completely. A sleazy reporter adopts a strange black cat.

Directors: Dario Argento, George A. Romero | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Harvey Keitel, Ramy Zada, Bingo O'Malley

Votes: 5,183 | Gross: $0.35M

45. Two-Minute Warning (1976)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A crazed sniper is set to kill spectators at an L.A. Coliseum football championship game and the police races against time to eliminate him.

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Charlton Heston, John Cassavetes, Martin Balsam, Beau Bridges

Votes: 2,904

46. Youngblood Hawke (1964)

Unrated | 137 min | Drama

6.1
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Arthur Hawke works as a coal truck driver in Kentucky, he in the process trying to protect his widowed mother Sarah Hawke's property rights against his wealthy and cutthroat paternal uncles... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: James Franciscus, Suzanne Pleshette, Geneviève Page, Eva Gabor

Votes: 289

47. Counselor at Crime (1973)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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When the godson of San Francisco's crime lord asks permission to leave "the business," Don Antonio agrees, but reluctantly. Such behavior by either one is a violation of the code, and a ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Martin Balsam, Tomas Milian, Francisco Rabal, Dagmar Lassander

Votes: 150

48. Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy

6.0
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An actor playing a surgeon on a popular TV series is routinely chased by female fans, including the unhappy wives of his best pals.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery, Martin Balsam, Jill St. John

Votes: 422

49. Silver Bears (1977)

PG | 113 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he arrives, ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd, Louis Jourdan, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 637

50. Smiling Maniacs (1975)

R | 104 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

6.0
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During an inquest, an ambitious judge finds out that a lot of high-rank politicians are corrupt to the core.

Director: Marcello Aliprandi | Stars: Franco Nero, Fernando Rey, Umberto Orsini, Mara Danaud

Votes: 71



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