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Thriller/Crime movies "Based On A True Story"
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1. The Valachi Papers (1972)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
Gangster Joe Valachi is a marked man in the same joint where mob boss Don Vito Genovese is imprisoned and he's forced to co-operate with the DA in exchange for protection.
Votes: 2,763 | Gross: $20.27M
2. 23 (1998)
99 min | Thriller, Drama
The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his inheritance in a flat and a ... See full summary »
4. Foreclosed (2013 Video)
TV-14 | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
When a young family moves into a foreclosed home, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
5. A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 86 min | Drama
Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.
7. Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2012 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 86 min | Mystery
A baby abducted at birth and raised by the woman who took her, eventually discovers she is a missing child, reconnects with her birth parents, and struggles with choosing between her two identities.
8. In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco (1993 TV Movie)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama
Religious fanatics are barricaded in a building, and surrounded by police. But they're not going to surrender, they prefer to die.
9. And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History
Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.
10. Cleveland Abduction (2015 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 88 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A single mother who becomes the first victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro finds herself trapped in his home for 11 years, where she eventually becomes a friend and sister to two other women who are taken captive by Castro.
11. Cries Unheard: The Donna Yaklich Story (1994 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama
Hooked on steroids and unable to control his bursts of sudden rage, a police officer keeps his wife under his thumb and routinely abuses her behind the closed doors of their house.
15. I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989)
180 min | Crime, Drama
The harrowing true account of Steven Stayner, who was kidnapped by a perverted pseudo-priest and his lackey during the 1970s. As he gets older, he realizes that he needs to try to make an escape and get back home.
17. Rated X (2000 TV Movie)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
Biopic of notorious Mitchell Brothers who opened up a successful San Francisco strip club and thriving porn business that lead to a downward spiral of power and greed.
19. She Woke Up Pregnant (1996 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 91 min | Drama
A sleazy dentist sexually assaults his patients while they are under heavy sedatives after he performs dental surgery on them. One woman gets impregnated from such an incident and decides ... See full summary »
20. Six Against the Rock (1987 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In May of 1946, Alcatraz inmate Bernie Coy initiates a carefully thought out plan to escape the island prison. His plan, carried out with five accomplices, falls apart when they can't obtain a key to unlock a door leading to the yard.
23. Taken in Broad Daylight (2009 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her captor, engineering her own rescue and negotiating her safe release after 6 days of hell.
27. Bonnie & Clyde: The True Story (1992)
93 min | Crime, Drama
Bonnie Parker is estranged from her husband while still only just barely eighteen. Clyde Barrow, a handsome charmer who is in love with Bonnie, is a small-time thief, 'borrowing' cars to ... See full summary »
28. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
R | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.
30. Dillinger and Capone (1995 Video)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
July 22, 1934 - outside Chicago's Biograph Theater, a barrage of FBI bullets brings down John Dillinger. As the body of Public Enemy Number one crumbles to the ground, one of the strangest,... See full summary »
33. American Me (1992)
R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.
Votes: 7,131 | Gross: $13.09M
34. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
R | 180 min | Crime, Drama
Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on step-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo.
Votes: 26,719 | Gross: $4.50M
35. Bonanno: A Godfather's Story (1999 TV Movie)
170 min | Crime, Drama
The true life story of mafia boss Joesph Bonanno. The story spans from Bonanno's early beginings in Italy, to his conquests in America.
36. Carlos (2010)
Not Rated | 334 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting.
Votes: 12,035 | Gross: $0.15M
37. Chopper (2000)
R | 94 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Chopper tells the intense story of Mark "Chopper" Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison. His book, "From the Inside", upon which the film is based, was a best-seller.
Votes: 34,598 | Gross: $0.23M
38. Frank & Jesse (1995)
R | 105 min | Biography, Western
At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by ... See full summary »
40. Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage (1993 TV Movie)
155 min | Drama
The story of Rosalie Bonnano, the daughter of a powerful New York Mafia boss who married the son of her father's rival, another powerful New York Mafia boss.
42. Midnight Express (1978)
R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Billy Hayes (Brad Davis), an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.
Votes: 65,647 | Gross: $35.00M
43. A Cry in the Dark (1988)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
A mother whose child was killed in a dingo attack in the Australian Outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.
Votes: 8,377 | Gross: $6.91M
44. A Friend to Die For (1994 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama
When popular and beautiful cheerleader Stacey is stabbed to death, who could have done it? It could have been asocial Goth girl Monica, it could've been angst-ridden Jill - or maybe it was the plain girl nobody suspected.
45. Accused at 17 (2009)
TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A teenager is accused of murdering a classmate and claims that she was framed by her best friend. Her mother must try to find the truth.
46. Deadly Matrimony (1992 TV Movie)
Unrated | 182 min | Drama, Thriller
Alan Masters is a despicable businessman with his hands in organized crime. He marries Diane, a kind and gentle woman, and abuses and batters her viciously. Sergeant John Reed has had ... See full summary »
47. In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Florida 1985: A series of brutal robberies and murders keeps the F.B.I busy. Although all crimes seem to be comitted by the same group, they can't hunt them down. The experienced officer ... See full summary »
49. Joe Hill (1971)
GP | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History