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1. Reservoir Dogs (1992)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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79 Metascore

After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn

Votes: 792,493 | Gross: $2.83M

2. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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76 Metascore

Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 132,204 | Gross: $78.04M

3. City of Hope (1991)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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An intersecting tale with a multitude of characters living lives which, in one way or another, revolve around an old apartment block scheduled to be demolished.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Vincent Spano, Tony Lo Bianco, Stephen Mendillo, Chris Cooper

Votes: 1,948 | Gross: $1.26M

4. A Child Is Waiting (1963)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.3
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Psychologist Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of the Crawthorne State Training Institute, one of the first boarding schools for developmentally challenged children. Dr. Clark is sympathetic ... See full summary »

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Judy Garland, Gena Rowlands, Steven Hill

Votes: 2,170

5. Born to Kill (1947)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A calculating divorcée risks her chances at wealth and security with a man she doesn't love by getting involved with the hotheaded murderer romancing her foster sister.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak, Phillip Terry

Votes: 3,817

6. Ben Johnson: Third Cowboy on the Right (1996)

83 min | Documentary

7.2
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A documentary on the life of famed character actor and rodeo star Ben Johnson, featuring interviews with his fellow actors and cowboys, as well as directors and film critics.

Director: Tom Thurman | Stars: James Coburn, Charlton Heston, Harry Dean Stanton, John Milius

Votes: 38

7. Gloria (1980)

PG | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York.

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Buck Henry, Julie Carmen, Tony Knesich

Votes: 7,050

8. Shakedown (1950)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Unscrupulous and opportunistic San Francisco news media photographer Jack Early steps-on and uses folks, to get ahead, but in the end he tangles with the wrong people.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Howard Duff, Peggy Dow, Brian Donlevy, Lawrence Tierney

Votes: 143

9. The Devil Thumbs a Ride (1947)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Law-abiding Jimmy Ferguson soon regrets giving a ride to killer Steve Morgan.

Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Ted North, Nan Leslie, Betty Lawford

Votes: 649

10. Arthur (1981)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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69 Metascore

Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. He does not love Susan, but she ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Gordon | Stars: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 23,486 | Gross: $95.46M

11. Singing in the Dark (1956)

84 min | Drama, Crime, Music

6.9
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Leo is a holocaust survivor who suffers from total amnesia; he comes to the U.S. and works as a hotel desk clerk. One night while a comedian, who owns a bar in the hotel, gives him a drink,... See full summary »

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: Moyshe Oysher, Phyllis Hill, Joey Adams, Henry Sharp

Votes: 7

12. Prizzi's Honor (1985)

R | 130 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A professional hitman and hitwoman fall in love.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia, John Randolph

Votes: 20,599 | Gross: $26.70M

13. The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

Passed | 152 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.7
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The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer are told against a background of circus spectacle.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde

Votes: 11,151 | Gross: $36.00M

14. Back to Bataan (1945)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, War

6.7
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In 1942, after the fall of the Philippines to the Japanese, U.S. Army Col. Joseph Madden stays behind to organize the local resistance against the Japanese invaders.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Beulah Bondi, Fely Franquelli

Votes: 3,192

15. The Ghost Ship (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Tom Merriam signs on the ship Altair as third officer under Captain Stone. At first things look good, Stone sees Merriam as a younger version of himself and Merriam sees Stone as the first ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Richard Dix, Russell Wade, Edith Barrett, Ben Bard

Votes: 2,555

16. Armageddon (1998)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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42 Metascore

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

Votes: 360,592 | Gross: $201.57M

17. Bad (1977)

X | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.6
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Hazel runs a beauty salon out of her house, but makes extra money by providing ruthless women to do hit jobs. K.T. is a parasite, and contacts Hazel looking for work when he runs out of ... See full summary »

Director: Jed Johnson | Stars: Cyrinda Foxe, Matthew Anton, Cathy Roskam, Carroll Baker

Votes: 636

18. Dillinger (1945)

Approved | 70 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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John Dillinger begins his life of crime as a petty thief, meets his future gang in prison and eventually masterminds a series of daring robberies.

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Edmund Lowe, Anne Jeffreys, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 1,481 | Gross: $4.00M

19. Bodyguard (1948)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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After being fired for insubordination, homicide detective Mike Carter is hired as bodyguard by the owner of a local meat-packing plant where a meat inspector has been murdered.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Priscilla Lane, Phillip Reed, June Clayworth

Votes: 480

20. 2 Days in the Valley (1996)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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48 hours of intersecting lives and crimes in Los Angeles.

Director: John Herzfeld | Stars: Teri Hatcher, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Charlize Theron

Votes: 17,021 | Gross: $11.11M

21. Silver Bullet (1985)

R | 95 min | Horror

6.4
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26 Metascore

A werewolf terrorizes a small city where lives the paralytic Marty Coslaw, his uncle, and his sister, the story's narrator.

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim, Megan Follows

Votes: 20,159 | Gross: $5.40M

22. Step by Step (1946)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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Johnny, an ex-Marine, and Evelyn, a chance acquaintance, find themselves caught up in a plot involving Nazi spies in California.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Anne Jeffreys, Lowell Gilmore, Myrna Dell

Votes: 295

23. American Hero (1997)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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Jack Armstrong who left the life of violence behind him must use his military skills once again.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Musetta Vander, Patrick Thomas, Jeff Corey

Votes: 21

24. Mama Loves Papa (1945)

60 min | Comedy

6.4
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Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Leon Errol, Elisabeth Risdon, Edwin Maxwell, Emory Parnell

Votes: 7

25. The Hoodlum (1951)

PG | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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Paroled sociopath career criminal Vincent Lubeck betrays his family's trust when he masterminds a complex armored car robbery.

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Allene Roberts, Marjorie Riordan, Lisa Golm

Votes: 623

26. Badman's Territory (1946)

Passed | 97 min | Western

6.3
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Sheriff Mark Rowley and his brother John find themselves in an annexed area of Indian Territory which is home to notorious outlaws like Jesse James and Sam Bass.

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Randolph Scott, Ann Richards, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Ray Collins

Votes: 508 | Gross: $4.00M

27. Gildersleeve on Broadway (1943)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy

6.3
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On a mission to New York, two women pursue Gildersleeve...then his fiancée shows up.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Harold Peary, Billie Burke, Claire Carleton, Richard LeGrand

Votes: 175

28. Nothing Lasts Forever (1984)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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An artist fails a test and is required to direct traffic in New York City's Holland Tunnel. He winds up falling in love with a beautiful woman, who takes him to the moon on a Lunar Cruiser.

Director: Tom Schiller | Stars: Zach Galligan, Apollonia van Ravenstein, Lauren Tom, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 697

29. Such Good Friends (1971)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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While awaiting the outcome of her husband's surgery, Julie Messinger discovers he has been having affairs.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Dyan Cannon, James Coco, Jennifer O'Neill, Ken Howard

Votes: 410

30. The Prowler (1981)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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An unknown killer, clad in World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35 year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.

Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: Vicky Dawson, Christopher Goutman, Lawrence Tierney, Farley Granger

Votes: 7,787

31. Best of the Badmen (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Western

6.1
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The outlaws of the Clanton and Younger gangs are the heroes of this fictionalized biography.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Robert Ryan, Claire Trevor, Jack Buetel, Robert Preston

Votes: 463

32. Why Me? (1990)

R | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the C.I.A.

Director: Gene Quintano | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Kim Greist, Christopher Lloyd, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 891

33. The Falcon Out West (1944)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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When a Texas playboy is murdered in a New York City nightclub the Falcon investigates. When he learns that the victim died from rattlesnake venom, the trail leads to Texas, his own ... See full summary »

Director: William Clemens | Stars: Tom Conway, Carole Gallagher, Barbara Hale, Joan Barclay

Votes: 410

34. The Steel Cage (1954)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Director: Walter Doniger | Stars: Paul Kelly, Maureen O'Sullivan, Walter Slezak, John Ireland

Votes: 11

35. Those Endearing Young Charms (1945)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Army private Jerry, on leave, soon regrets introducing his girl Helen to love-em-and-leave-em pal Lieut. Hank Travers. Helen is smart enough to see Hank for what he is, but falls hard for ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Robert Young, Laraine Day, Ann Harding, Marc Cramer

Votes: 132

36. Murphy's Law (1986)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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An action-packed thriller starring Charles Bronson as Jack Murphy, a cop who is running to stay alive long enough to even the score with his wife's killer.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Kathleen Wilhoite, Carrie Snodgress, Robert F. Lyons

Votes: 4,050 | Gross: $9.95M

37. From a Whisper to a Scream (1987)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Horror

5.9
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In a small Tennessee town, an historian relates four horror stories to a reporter.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Vincent Price, Clu Gulager, Terry Kiser, Harry Caesar

Votes: 1,622 | Gross: $1.36M

38. San Quentin (1946)

Passed | 66 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Television viewer seeing this for the first time: Gee whiz, it's in black-and-white and was made in the 40's and is about crime and...Eureka!...another "noir" film is discovered. How about ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Marian Carr, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon

Votes: 199

39. Custer of the West (1967)

G | 143 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.8
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George Armstrong Custer's love of the heroic traditions of the Calvary and his distaste with the coming of industrialization leads him to his destiny at the Little Big Horn.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Robert Shaw, Mary Ure, Ty Hardin, Jeffrey Hunter

Votes: 1,081

40. Kill or Be Killed (1950)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

5.8
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Man accused of a murder he didn't commit hides out in the South American jungle.

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, George Coulouris, Marissa O'Brien, Rudolph Anders

Votes: 45

41. The Bushwhackers (1952)

Approved | 70 min | Western

5.7
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An evil arthritic rancher and his murderous daughter are having settlers killed to prevent them from selling their land to the railroad.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: John Ireland, Wayne Morris, Lawrence Tierney, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 198

42. Female Jungle (1956)

73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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Several persons, including an off duty policeman and a weird rich guy, are suspects in the murder of a beautiful actress.

Director: Bruno VeSota | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Jayne Mansfield, John Carradine, Burt Kaiser

Votes: 280

43. The Kirlian Witness (1979)

R | 75 min | Thriller

5.6
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Laurie believes that it's possible to communicate with plants via telepathy and devotes all her time and love to them. Her plants do warn her of her sister Rilla's new boyfriend Robert. ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Sarno | Stars: Nancy Snyder, Nancy Boykin, Joel Colodner, Ted Le Plat

Votes: 66

44. Seven Days Ashore (1944)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.6
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Circumstances force a womanizing playboy on leave from the Merchant Marine to ask two shipmates to help him by dating two surplus girlfriends.

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Wally Brown, Alan Carney, Marcy McGuire, Dooley Wilson

Votes: 104

45. Government Girl (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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The secretary of a newly appointed government official strives to make him a success in spite of his shortcomings.

Director: Dudley Nichols | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Anne Shirley, Sonny Tufts, Jess Barker

Votes: 365

46. Starstruck (1995)

89 min | Action, Thriller

5.5
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A psychotic serial killer turns his "hobby" into movie productions, that show his victims' fates.

Director: David Steiner | Stars: John Henry Richardson, Chelsea Madison-Ciu, Russ Tamblyn, Julie Strain

Votes: 20

47. Naked Evil (1966)

PG | 85 min | Horror

5.4
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Jamaican obi-man hexes student hostel manager, eventually causing the manager's death, before being killed himself by the manager's vengeful spirit.

Directors: Stanley Goulder, Steven Jacobson | Stars: Basil Dignam, Anthony Ainley, Suzanne Neve, Richard Coleman

Votes: 66

48. Southie (1998)

R | 95 min | Drama

5.3
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44 Metascore

South Boston Irish bad boy Danny Quinn returns back home from New York and gets stuck between his pals, who are supported by one Irish mafia clan, and his family, which are members of ... See full summary »

Director: John Shea | Stars: Donnie Wahlberg, Rose McGowan, Anne Meara, Lawrence Tierney

Votes: 900

49. Eddie Presley (1992)

Unrated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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An Elvis impersonator with a wounded psyche, unflinching in his quest to keep the King's spirit alive bets it all on one night of glory, a headlining spot at dingy Tinseltown dive.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Duane Whitaker, Robert Lowden, Rick Askew, Enrique Angel Torres

Votes: 265

50. Abduction (1975)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Daughter of a wealthy family is kidnapped by left wing terrorists.

Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: Judith-Marie Bergan, David Pendleton, Gregory Rozakis, Catherine Lacy

Votes: 172



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