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1. Lucifer (2015– )

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

8.2
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Lucifer Morningstar has decided he's had enough of being the dutiful servant in Hell and decides to spend some time on Earth to better understand humanity. He settles in Los Angeles - the City of Angels.

Stars: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, Lesley-Ann Brandt

Votes: 183,482

2. Gone Girl (2014)

R | 149 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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79 Metascore

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

Votes: 798,067 | Gross: $167.77M

3. Line of Duty (2012– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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DS Steve Arnott is transferred to the police anti-corruption unit after the death of a man in a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation.

Stars: Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar, Craig Parkinson

Votes: 25,728

4. Person of Interest (2011–2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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An ex-CIA agent and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery.

Stars: Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman, Michael Emerson

Votes: 156,694

5. Charmed (2018– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy

4.5
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Follows the lives of three sisters who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are powerful witches.

Stars: Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock, Sarah Jeffery, Rupert Evans

Votes: 11,396

6. Liar (2017– )

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

7.1
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British psychological thriller in which schoolteacher Laura Nielson accuses renowned surgeon Andrew Earlham of rape.

Stars: Joanne Froggatt, Ioan Gruffudd, Zoë Tapper, Richie Campbell

Votes: 5,015

7. Bancroft (2017– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A dark thriller centering on Detective Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft, a female detective with an explosive secret.

Stars: Sarah Parish, Ryan McKen, Adam Long, Lee Boardman

Votes: 1,992

8. Marcella (2016– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.

Stars: Anna Friel, Ray Panthaki, Jack Doolan, Jamie Bamber

Votes: 17,800

9. Hidden (2018– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Police investigate when the body of a girl is found in a lake.

Stars: Sian Reese-Williams, Sion Alun Davies, Victoria Pugh, Nia Roberts

Votes: 1,927

10. Unforgotten (2015– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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London detectives investigate crimes from the past, unravelling secrets left buried for years.

Stars: Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Lewis Reeves, Jordan Long

Votes: 9,801

11. L.A.'s Finest (2019– )

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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The spinoff series of Bad Boys films focuses on drug enforcement agent Sydney Burnett, now working for the Los Angeles Police Department.

Stars: Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Union, Sophie Reynolds, Duane Martin

Votes: 2,127

12. Destroyer (2018)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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62 Metascore

A police detective reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make peace.

Director: Karyn Kusama | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany, Sebastian Stan

Votes: 21,255 | Gross: $1.53M

13. Instinct (2018–2019)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A former CIA operative (Cumming), who has since built a "normal" life as a gifted professor and writer, is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer on the loose.

Stars: Alan Cumming, Bojana Novakovic, Daniel Ings, Michael B. Silver

Votes: 5,737

14. Before We Die (2017– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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A police inspector in the organised crime unit disappears after meeting with a mysterious informer.

Stars: Marie Richardson, Adam Pålsson, Magnus Krepper, Malgorzata Pieczynska

Votes: 2,403

15. Out of Time (I) (2003)

PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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63 Metascore

A Florida police chief must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Mendes, Dean Cain

Votes: 54,459 | Gross: $40.91M

16. Forever (2014–2015)

TV-PG | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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A 200-year-old man works in the New York City Morgue trying to find a key to unlock the curse of his immortality.

Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Alana De La Garza, Joel David Moore, Donnie Keshawarz

Votes: 50,716

17. Angie Tribeca (2016–2018)

TV-14 | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.

Stars: Rashida Jones, Jere Burns, Andree Vermeulen, Deon Cole

Votes: 7,644

18. Missing (2017)

TV-14 | 180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Police superintendent Maja Silver goes back to her old hometown in the Swedish Bible belt to see her daughter, when a terrible discovery paralyzes the small community.

Stars: Helena Bergström, Johan H:son Kjellgren, Mattias Nordkvist, Anna Bjelkerud

Votes: 685

19. Mary (I) (2019)

R | 84 min | Horror

4.3
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31 Metascore

A family looking to start a charter-boat business buys a ship that holds terrifying secrets once out on isolated waters.

Director: Michael Goi | Stars: Gary Oldman, Emily Mortimer, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Stefanie Scott

Votes: 1,702

20. Rosewood (2015–2017)

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

6.6
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Miami pathologist Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. finds secrets in people's bodies using his state-of-the-art laboratory equipment.

Stars: Morris Chestnut, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Gabrielle Dennis, Anna Konkle

Votes: 6,608

21. Texas Killing Fields (2011)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, History

5.7
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49 Metascore

In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.

Director: Ami Canaan Mann | Stars: Sam Worthington, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jessica Chastain

Votes: 17,879 | Gross: $0.05M

22. The Valhalla Murders (2019– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Police profiler Arnar is sent back home from Oslo to his native Iceland to investigate the country's first serial killer case. He teams up with the local senior cop Kata.

Stars: Aldís Amah Hamilton, Bergur Ebbi Benediktsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Gunnar Bersi Björnsson

Votes: 113

23. Innocent (2018– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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David Collins fights to rebuild his shattered life, when, after spending seven years in a high-security prison, his conviction for the murder of his wife is overturned.

Stars: Lee Ingleby, Daniel Ryan, Adrian Rawlins, Hermione Norris

Votes: 2,019

24. Stalker (2014–2015)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A team of detectives investigates stalkers in Los Angeles.

Stars: Dylan McDermott, Maggie Q, Victor Rasuk, Mariana Klaveno

Votes: 16,357

25. Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.6
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27 Metascore

A ship sails into Brooklyn with all its crew dead. But something gets off and the killing continues on land. The vampire is looking for a specific woman - half-human, half-vampire. Rita's the cop detective investigating the many killings.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison

Votes: 20,597 | Gross: $19.75M

26. The Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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When Henry is invited as a guest speaker at a luxury resort spa, he quickly finds himself at the center of another murder. With Maggie at his side, our favorite duo must not only find the ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Smith | Stars: Dylan Neal, Brooke Burns, Matthew Kevin Anderson, Marc Senior

Votes: 867

27. Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Tony Todd, Kelly Rowan, William O'Leary, Bill Nunn

Votes: 9,568 | Gross: $13.94M

28. Every Secret Thing (2014)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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46 Metascore

A detective looks to unravel a mystery surrounding missing children and the prime suspects: two young women who, seven years ago, were put away for an infant's death.

Director: Amy Berg | Stars: Diane Lane, Brynne Norquist, Eva Grace Kellner, Lily Pilblad

Votes: 6,602

29. The Goya Murders (2019)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.0
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A serial killer looking to imitate art. Two cops looking for the lethal artist.

Director: Gerardo Herrero | Stars: Maribel Verdú, Aura Garrido, Roberto Álamo, Ginés García Millán

Votes: 121

30. Prey (2014–2015)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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On the run accused of a terrible crime, Manchester Detective Marcus Farrow tries to prove his innocence while being hunted by his former friends and colleagues.

Stars: Rosie Cavaliero, Daniel Jillings, Darren Whitfield, John Simm

Votes: 2,612

31. Warrior (2018– )

Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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WARRIOR is a crime drama about community, loyalty and treachery amongst war veterans, bikers and the police force, with a love story surrounding the war veteran CC and the police officer Louise.

Stars: Dar Salim, Danica Curcic, Lars Ranthe, Jakob Oftebro

Votes: 1,339

32. The Oath (2016)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A troubled father, working as a doctor, decides to go to extreme measures for saving his daughter from a devastating influence of her boyfriend, a drug dealer.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Hera Hilmar, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Margrét Bjarnadóttir

Votes: 1,725

33. Sorority House Massacre II (1990)

Unrated | 77 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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Five college women buy the old Hokstedter place for their new sorority house. They got it cheap because of the bloody incidents from five years before. They decide to stay in it for the ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Gail Thackray, Melissa Moore, Stacia Zhivago, Barbii

Votes: 1,805

34. Nox (2018)

52 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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When her daughter Julie disappears in the Underground Levels Under City of Paris without leaving a trace, Catherine Suzini is convinced that she alone can find it. Former cop, retired as ... See full summary »

Stars: Nathalie Baye, Malik Zidi, Maïwenn, Frédéric Pierrot

Votes: 302

35. Badge of Honor (2015)

94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.9
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Two narcotics detectives find themselves in an intense investigation lead by a determined Internal Affairs Detective after a child is wrongfully shot dead in a violent drug bust.

Director: Agustin | Stars: Mena Suvari, Martin Sheen, Lochlyn Munro, Natasha Henstridge

Votes: 997

36. Eyewitness (2014– )

59 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Two 15 year old boys secretly meet up in the forest, only to witness a blood bath. They are seen, but escape trying to keep this as a secret, both in fear of the perpetrator and that their secret is revealed.

Stars: Per Kjerstad, Axel Bøyum, Odin Waage, Anneke von der Lippe

Votes: 1,424

37. The Protector (2011)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Single mother Gloria Sheppard juggles her demanding personal and professional lives: raising two children while working as an LAPD homicide detective.

Stars: Ally Walker, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Miguel Ferrer, Chris Payne Gilbert

Votes: 548

38. Haunted (2002–2008)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.4
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After having a near-death experience, ex-cop-turned-private-eye Frank Taylor learns that he has the ability to see and communicate with restless ghosts of murdered people who ask for his ... See full summary »

Stars: Matthew Fox, Russell Hornsby, Lynn Collins, Michael Irby

Votes: 554

39. Witchblade (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Witchblade is the story of New York detective, Sara Pezzini, whose search for justice leads her to an arcane weapon that grants her the power to battle Earth's darkest evil forces.

Director: Ralph Hemecker | Stars: Yancy Butler, Anthony Cistaro, Conrad Dunn, David Chokachi

Votes: 2,071

40. Maisie Raine (1998–1999)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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A female detective inspector with a big attitude winds up her troops and her superiors, but gets good results. In addition to her work, she also has to cope with her ne'er-do-well kid brother.

Stars: Pauline Quirke, Ian McElhinney, Steve John Shepherd, Rakie Ayola

Votes: 59

41. Young Lions (2002)

Drama, Crime

7.2
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Australian police show about two male and two female detective senior constables who solve crimes and deal with personal issues.

Stars: Alex Dimitriades, Alexandra Davies, Tom Long, Anna Lise Phillips

Votes: 62

42. Fetish Dolls Die Laughing (2012)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

1.8
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Do you remember, as a child, when your parents teased you with the "Tickle Monster"? It turns out that he's more real (and even more malevolent) than you could have ever imagined! With ... See full summary »

Director: David Silvio | Stars: Laura Romeo, Michael McGovern, Aaron Bernard, Angelo Bruni

Votes: 148

43. Dead Sexy (2001 Video)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.1
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A female detective gets involved with a murder suspect in a series of serial killings.

Director: Robert Angelo | Stars: Shannon Tweed, John Enos III, Sam J. Jones, Mary Shannon

Votes: 685

44. Murder City (2004–2006)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.

Stars: Amanda Donohoe, Kris Marshall, Connor McIntyre, Laura Main

Votes: 261

45. Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh (1996 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Drama, Horror

7.5
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Curtis Craig, a totally normal man begins to hear strange voices. Could it be that he is an insane killer..?

Director: Andy Hoyos | Stars: Paul Morgan Stetler, Monique Parent, Ragna Sigrun, Paul T. Mitri

Votes: 331

46. Jesse (I) (2011)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.9
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Nassau County, New York Police detective Jesse turns vigilante as she investigates her brother's murder and enters into a world of crime, corruption, and shocking deception.

Director: Fred Carpenter | Stars: Stephanie Finochio, William Forsythe, Armand Assante, Eric Roberts

Votes: 96

47. Witchcraft IX: Bitter Flesh (1997 Video)

R | 92 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror

2.1
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Will Spanner, parted from his body, finds a hooker who can hear him; meanwhile Detectives Lutz and Garner investigate a string of murders seemingly tied to ancient Egypt.

Director: Michael Paul Girard | Stars: Landon Hall, David Byrnes, Julius Antonio, Stephanie Beaton

Votes: 168

48. Dicks (2016– )

4 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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Short buddy cop web series about two tough but wacky female police detectives on the hunt for a serial flasher, who enjoy aggravating their boss to no end.

Stars: Anna Gillcrist, Kate Novak, Kim Estes, Chad Reinhart

Votes: 9

49. Den vite riddaren (1994)

240 min | Crime, Thriller

5.8
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It is summertime and the campaign for the upcoming parliament election is in full swing. A young policeman is the first victim of a political terrorist who guns down senior officials and ... See full summary »

Stars: Petra Nielsen, Stig Engström, Anders Nyström, Anki Lidén

Votes: 144

50. Nancy Drew: The Phantom of Venice (2008 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Mystery

8.4
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Teen detective Nancy Drew goes undercover in Venice to track down an art thief known as "The Phantom".

Director: Mike Paganini | Stars: Lani Minella, Adrienne MacIain, Jonah Von Spreecken, Gin Hammond

Votes: 44



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