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1. Cold Pursuit (2019)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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57 Metascore

A grieving snowplow driver seeks out revenge against the drug dealers who killed his son.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Micheál Richardson, Michael Eklund

Votes: 39,641 | Gross: $32.14M

2. Peppermint (2018)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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29 Metascore

Five years after her husband and daughter are killed in a senseless act of violence, a woman comes back from self-imposed exile to seek revenge against those responsible and the system that let them go free.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz, Juan Pablo Raba

Votes: 41,270 | Gross: $35.42M

3. I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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19 Metascore

An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.

Director: Meir Zarchi | Stars: Camille Keaton, Eron Tabor, Richard Pace, Anthony Nichols

Votes: 24,285

4. The Girl Next Door (2007)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.6
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29 Metascore

Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime.

Director: Gregory Wilson | Stars: William Atherton, Blythe Auffarth, Blanche Baker, Kevin Chamberlin

Votes: 21,889

5. In Order of Disappearance (2014)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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74 Metascore

When his son is mistakenly murdered, a snowplow driver starts seeking revenge, which ignites a war between two gangsters.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Bruno Ganz, Pål Sverre Hagen, Jakob Oftebro

Votes: 22,066 | Gross: $0.05M

6. The Crying Game (1992)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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90 Metascore

A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 48,028 | Gross: $62.55M

7. Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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53 Metascore

A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Votes: 290,341 | Gross: $22.49M

8. Bully (2001)

R | 108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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45 Metascore

A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.

Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Brad Renfro, Nick Stahl, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner

Votes: 33,056 | Gross: $1.54M

9. The Ward (2010)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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38 Metascore

An institutionalized young woman becomes terrorized by a ghost.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Amber Heard, Mamie Gummer, Danielle Panabaker, Laura-Leigh

Votes: 38,735

10. A Very Long Engagement (2004)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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76 Metascore

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 68,662 | Gross: $6.17M

11. In the Bedroom (2001)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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86 Metascore

A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband.

Director: Todd Field | Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 36,109 | Gross: $35.93M

12. Death Sentence (2007)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Kevin Bacon, John Goodman, Kelly Preston, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 66,658 | Gross: $9.53M

13. The Decameron (1971)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.1
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An adaptation of nine stories from Boccaccio's "Decameron".

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli, Jovan Jovanovic, Vincenzo Amato

Votes: 8,731

14. Willard (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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61 Metascore

A young man with an unusual connection to rats uses them at his own sociopathic will.

Director: Glen Morgan | Stars: Crispin Glover, R. Lee Ermey, Laura Harring, Jackie Burroughs

Votes: 16,907 | Gross: $6.89M

15. Zorba the Greek (1964)

Not Rated | 142 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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An uptight English writer travelling to Crete, on a matter of business, finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.

Director: Michael Cacoyannis | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas, Lila Kedrova

Votes: 19,068

16. 22 Bullets (2010)

Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A retired mobster goes on a revenge spree after being left for dead with 22 bullets in his body by his former childhood friend.

Director: Richard Berry | Stars: Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Marina Foïs

Votes: 30,828

17. Christmas Evil (1980)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree.

Director: Lewis Jackson | Stars: Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull, Andy Fenwick

Votes: 5,047

18. The Leopard Man (1943)

Approved | 66 min | Horror, Thriller

6.9
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A seemingly tame leopard used for a publicity stunt escapes and kills a young girl, spreading panic throughout a sleepy New Mexico town.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Margo, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell

Votes: 4,184

19. Evilspeak (1981)

R | 97 min | Horror

5.7
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An outcast military cadet taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer.

Director: Eric Weston | Stars: Clint Howard, R.G. Armstrong, Joe Cortese, Claude Earl Jones

Votes: 3,017

20. Chaos (I) (2005)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Thriller

3.2
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1 Metascore

Two teenage girls on a mission to find drugs at a rave get more than they bargained for. One is sexually assaulted and they are both tortured in horrific ways. The attackers seek refuge in the parents' of one of the victims' homes.

Director: David DeFalco | Stars: Kevin Gage, Sage Stallone, Kelly K.C. Quann, Maya Barovich

Votes: 1,960

21. Lady Snowblood (1973)

Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A young girl is born and raised to be an instrument of revenge.

Director: Toshiya Fujita | Stars: Meiko Kaji, Toshio Kurosawa, Masaaki Daimon, Miyoko Akaza

Votes: 10,952

22. The Sicilian Clan (1969)

GP | 122 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A young, ambitious mobster plans an elaborate diamond heist while seducing the daughter of a ruthless mob patriarch as a determined police commissioner closes in on all of them.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Lino Ventura, Irina Demick

Votes: 6,392 | Gross: $3.00M

23. Out for a Kill (2003 Video)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

3.4
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An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.

Director: Michael Oblowitz | Stars: Steven Seagal, Michelle Goh, Corey Johnson, Tom Wu

Votes: 5,824

24. Shor in the City (2010)

112 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Various residents and career-criminals face challenges in crime-laden Mumbai.

Directors: Krishna D.K., Raj Nidimoru | Stars: Sendhil Ramamurthy, Tusshar Kapoor, Nikhil Dwivedi, Preeti Desai

Votes: 3,213

25. The Girl Most Likely to... (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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An ugly girl undergoes plastic surgery and becomes beautiful. She then takes revenge on all the people who mistreated her when she was ugly.

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Stockard Channing, Edward Asner, Jim Backus, Joe Flynn

Votes: 1,141

26. Sugar Cookies (1973)

X | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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A film producer murders his star actress during an erotic "game" and makes it look like suicide. The dead girl's lesbian lover discovers what happened, and plots her revenge.

Director: Theodore Gershuny | Stars: George Shannon, Mary Woronov, Lynn Lowry, Monique van Vooren

Votes: 385

27. Pimp Bullies (2011)

R | 78 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

3.1
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Five suspects holding a piece of the truth behind an unsolved crime.

Director: Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Catalina Rodriguez, Gerardo Celasco, Ving Rhames, Lizbeth Santos

Votes: 213

28. The Last Deadly Mission (2008)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.

Director: Olivier Marchal | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Olivia Bonamy, Catherine Marchal, Francis Renaud

Votes: 5,476

29. Wildflower (2017–2018)

TV-MA | 30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.7
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It follows the story of Ivy Aguas, a beautiful and smart heiress who is seeking justice for her parent's death against the family of Ardiente.

Stars: Tirso Cruz III, Aiko Melendez, Maja Salvador, Zsa Zsa Padilla

Votes: 28

30. Bangkok Dangerous (2000)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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45 Metascore

The story is of a deaf-mute hitman and his partner who are based in Bangkok. He is friends with his partner's girlfriend who is a stripper at a local club. They go about their assassination... See full summary »

Directors: Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang | Stars: Pawarith Monkolpisit, Premsinee Ratanasopha, Patharawarin Timkul, Pisek Intrakanchit

Votes: 3,388 | Gross: $0.02M

31. Crack House (1989)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an... See full summary »

Director: Michael Fischa | Stars: Jim Brown, Anthony Geary, Richard Roundtree, Cher Butler

Votes: 321 | Gross: $0.86M

32. Voices (2007)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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This creepy, supernatural thriller revolves around the paranoid belief that those dearest to you may want you dead.

Director: Ki-hwan Oh | Stars: Jin-Seo Yoon, Gi-woong Park, Ki-woo Lee, Yu-seon Ham

Votes: 1,170

33. Satan's Children (1975)

87 min | Horror

4.5
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Runaway teen Bobby is given shelter by a cult of Satanists, but his presence and questionable sexuality leads to conflicts within Satan's Children,

Director: Joe Wiezycki | Stars: Stephen White, Eldon Mecham, Joyce Molloy, Kathleen Marie Archer

Votes: 306

34. Le combat dans l'île (1962)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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The son of a French industrialist, Clément is a right wing extremist who belongs to a secret militant right wing organization that uses whatever means necessary, including violence, to ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Cavalier | Stars: Romy Schneider, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Henri Serre, Diane Lepvrier

Votes: 513 | Gross: $0.05M

35. Terror 5 (2016)

78 min | Horror

3.8
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Sometimes the sinister is next to your ordinary life.

Directors: Sebastian Rotstein, Federico Rotstein | Stars: Airas Alban, Augusto Alvarez, Nai Awada, Juan Barberini

Votes: 131

36. Bespredel (1989)

102 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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A drama from the life of the prisoners in a regular jail in Soviet Union.

Director: Igor Gostev | Stars: Andrey Tashkov, Anton Androsov, Aleksandr Mokhov, Lev Durov

Votes: 760

37. Viva! Django (1971)

Not Rated | 90 min | Western

5.9
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Django is on the trail of some renegade outlaws who raped and killed his wife. En route, he rescues a horse thief from an impromptu hanging. He discovers the man knows who committed the murder. The men team up and head west for revenge.

Director: Edoardo Mulargia | Stars: Anthony Steffen, Stelio Candelli, Glauco Onorato, Chris Avram

Votes: 380

38. Ride to Hell: Retribution (2013 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure

1.2
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A Vietnam veteran who has recently returned home goes after the gang of bikers who harmed his family

Stars: Anthony Aroya, Joe Assante, James Byun, Steve Carter

Votes: 195

39. Open Doors (1990)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Amelio | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Ennio Fantastichini, Maurizio Castagna, Renato Carpentieri

Votes: 713 | Gross: $0.12M

40. Murder in Small Town X (2001– )

60 min | Game-Show, Mystery, Reality-TV

8.2
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Murder in Small Town X is an unscripted drama series in which ten ordinary people compete to track down a fictional killer in a town filled with improvisational actors playing the suspects and witnesses.

Stars: Gary Fredo, John Carozza, Pat Battistini, Heather Campbell

Votes: 196

41. Warning Shadows (1923)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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A wealthy man invites the local wealthy bachelors over for a puppet show about men who covet another man's wife. The puppeteer is actually a witch and gives the men nightmares about what could happen if they date the lady of the house.

Director: Arthur Robison | Stars: Alexander Granach, Max Gülstorff, Lilli Herder, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Votes: 784

42. Funeral for an Assassin (1974)

PG | 92 min | Crime, Drama

4.4
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A professional assassin has a vendetta against his former employer for their betrayal and his subsequent imprisonment.

Director: Ivan Hall | Stars: Vic Morrow, Peter van Dissel, Gaby Getz, Sam Williams

Votes: 58

43. Le miroir a deux faces (1958)

96 min | Drama

6.8
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A teacher runs an ad in the newspaper to find a wife. Afraid of beautiful ladies, he weds an ugly woman. After a car accident, he meets a doctor who offers to reveal his wife's beauty.

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Bourvil, Ivan Desny, Georgette Anys

Votes: 224

44. Killer Goodbye (1968)

102 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.1
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A young man goes back to his hometown ten years after killing the killer of his parents. Once there he is asked to help the sheriff.

Director: Primo Zeglio | Stars: Peter Lee Lawrence, Marisa Solinas, Armando Calvo, José Jaspe

Votes: 85

45. Payback (1990)

90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.5
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A right-wing revolutionary group called Strikeforce goes on a kidnapping and murdering spree in order to obtain a lethal top secret weapon. A Vietnam Vet called Jason Shepherd is called in to track the group down.

Director: Addison Randall | Stars: Roger Rodd, Denise Dougherty, Jeffrey Culver, Jean Carol

Votes: 47

46. Shadows of the Deceased (2005)

126 min | Drama, War

6.3
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An intimate ballad following the lives of a mother and daughter who go through topsy-turvy historical times. The plot is divided into four seasons set between 1939 and 1961. A Czech woman ... See full summary »

Director: Milan Cieslar | Stars: Václav Jirácek, Radoslav Brzobohatý, Vilma Cibulková, Anna Cónová

Votes: 86

47. Dédée d'Anvers (1948)

95 min | Drama

7.1
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Dedee is a prostitute, working in Monsieur Rene's night club on Antwerp's harbour. The porter is Marco, her pimp. Dedee is not happy, until she meets Francesco, an italian sailorman. They ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Bernard Blier, Simone Signoret, Marcello Pagliero, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 323

48. Paid in Blood (1971)

90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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Add a Plot

Director: Luigi Batzella | Stars: Jeff Cameron, Donald O'Brien, Alfredo Rizzo, Krista Nell

Votes: 19

49. Cloportes (1965)

95 min | Comedy, Crime

6.7
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Three little criminals get a tip for a great coup with lots of money in it. Unfortunately they lack the starting funds to buy the required welding torch. So they persuade their successful ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Lino Ventura, Charles Aznavour, Irina Demick, Maurice Biraud

Votes: 459

50. La Sargento Matacho (2015)

93 min | Action, Drama, History

6.9
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In 1948 the partisan violence whips the Colombian countryside. Liberals and Conservatives face up to death. South of the country in Tolima, conservative official forces brutally kill ... See full summary »

Director: William González | Stars: Fabiana Medina, Damián Alcázar, Marlon Moreno, Juan Pablo Barragán

Votes: 23



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