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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: 450,866 | Gross: $250.69M

2. Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

4.4
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The old Commandant Lassard, leader of the Police Academy (1984), goes to Florida to receive an award. In the city arrives also the cynic Captain Harris who wants to take Lassard's job. ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Myerson | Stars: Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook

Votes: 28,497 | Gross: $4.24M

3. Any Which Way You Can (1980)

PG | 116 min | Action, Comedy

6.1
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51 Metascore

A trucker turned prize fighter, his brother and their pet orangutan have a series of misadventures involving the mob, corrupt cops, motorcycle gangs and pretty dames.

Director: Buddy Van Horn | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, William Smith

Votes: 14,821 | Gross: $70.69M

4. Cien años de perdón (2016)

R | 96 min | Crime, Thriller

6.3
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A bank. A safe box. An information that would shake a country.

Director: Daniel Calparsoro | Stars: Luis Tosar, Rodrigo De la Serna, Raúl Arévalo, José Coronado

Votes: 4,679

5. Pandemic (2007 TV Movie)

169 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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The bird flu virus spreads through Los Angeles as a doctor from the CDC races to find a vaccine.

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Tiffani Thiessen, French Stewart, Faye Dunaway, Eric Roberts

Votes: 1,077

6. The Fugitive (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History

6.5
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Anti-Catholic and anti-cleric policies in the Mexican state of Tabasco lead the revolutionary government to persecute the state's last remaining priest.

Directors: John Ford, Emilio Fernández | Stars: Henry Fonda, Dolores del Rio, Pedro Armendáriz, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 1,718

7. Hell Bent for Leather (1960)

Approved | 82 min | Western

6.8
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Mistaken for a murderous outlaw, an innocent passerby is forced to go on the run to try and clear his name by catching the real culprit.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Audie Murphy, Felicia Farr, Stephen McNally, Robert Middleton

Votes: 494

8. Ultraviolet (1992)

R | 80 min | Action, Thriller

5.3
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A park ranger and his girlfriend run into a young man in the middle of Death Valley desert. He shoots the ranger, kidnaps the girl and starts playing psycho-sexual games with her. The wounded ranger gets a shotgun and goes after them.

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Esai Morales, Patricia Healy, Stephen Meadows, Louise Baker

Votes: 123

9. Liu mang chai po (1989)

102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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A clumsy policewoman trains hard enough to avenge her father's death.

Director: Jeffrey Lau | Stars: Stephen Chow, Sandra Kwan Yue Ng, Ann Bridgewater, Yuen Kai Chan

Votes: 88

10. 1945 (2012)

9 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Jun Reyes | Stars: Angel Aquino, Richard Quan, Junyka Santarin, Alliyah Izar

11. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (2002)

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

9.0
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Jack delivers a cell phone that is unknowingly rigged to explode to Palmer. Kim manages to escape. The identity of the real mole inside CTU is exposed.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Leslie Hope, Sarah Clarke, Elisha Cuthbert

Votes: 1,158

12. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (2002)

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

8.5
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Jack is captured by Victor Drazen and Andre when they escape the detention center. Palmer learns he is dominating the California polls. Drazen's men capture Kim after she is released from jail.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Leslie Hope, Sarah Clarke, Elisha Cuthbert

Votes: 1,047

13. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (2002)

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

8.5
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In order to buy himself more time Jack puts Victor and Andre in contact via Mason with a hospitalized Alexis Drazen. Palmer becomes involved with a campaign staffer. Tony and Nina learn that Kim has been recaptured.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Leslie Hope, Sarah Clarke, Elisha Cuthbert

Votes: 1,050

14. 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: 1,143

15. The A-Team (1983–1987)
Episode: Bounty (1985)

TV-PG | 47 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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Two hillbilly types, Royko and Tanen, visit the VA Hospital to see Murdock. When they go to his room, Royko produces a sawed-off shotgun and blasts open the door. The two hillbillies take ... See full summary »

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz, Mr. T

Votes: 169

16. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: Day 3: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (2003)

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

8.7
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Jack and Ramon are captured by dangerous prison inmates after trying to escape. President Palmer begins his debate with Senator Keeler. At CTU, Chloe O'Brian discovers evidence of Jack's heroin addiction.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Elisha Cuthbert, Carlos Bernard, Reiko Aylesworth

Votes: 815

17. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: Day 6: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (2007)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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The President meets with a known terrorist, while Jack searches for Morris, Fayed seeks a trigger, and Tom Lennox makes a choice.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, D.B. Woodside, James Morrison

Votes: 735

18. Homicide (1964–1977)
Episode: I, Mick O'Byrne (1969)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Sen. Det. Patterson joins the Homicide squad in an extensive manhunt for jail escapees Reynolds and O'Byrne. They shoot dead a prison warder, steal a car, hide out and later rob a bank.

Directors: Alex Emanuel, David Lee | Stars: Alwyn Kurts, Leonard Teale, Norman Yemm, George Mallaby

19. Excel Saga (1999–2001)
Episode: Melody of the Underground Passage (1999)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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Excel and Hyatt try to divert The Department of City Security's investigation of a sewer that leads to ACROSS' secret base. However, the return of those (not-so) adorable Puuchus may screw up everybody's plan.

Directors: Jun Fukuda, Shin'ichi Watanabe | Stars: Jessica Calvello, Takehito Koyasu, Kotono Mitsuishi, Omi Minami

Votes: 11

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

48 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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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: 19

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

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

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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: 480

22. Roseanne (1988–2018)
Episode: Roseambo (1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

2.8
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Roseanne battles a group terrorists holding her family and a foreign diplomat hostage on a train to Washington D.C.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert

Votes: 215