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1. The Orphanage (2007)

R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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74 Metascore

A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep, Mabel Rivera

Votes: 141,234 | Gross: $7.16M

2. Flowers in the Attic (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.

Director: Deborah Chow | Stars: Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn, Kiernan Shipka, Mason Dye

Votes: 8,524

3. The Crush (1993)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A journalist becomes the unwanted center of attention for a 14-year-old girl, who proceeds to sabotage his life after he refuses her sexual advances.

Director: Alan Shapiro | Stars: Cary Elwes, Alicia Silverstone, Jennifer Rubin, Kurtwood Smith

Votes: 15,317 | Gross: $13.61M

4. The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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53 Metascore

13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives alone in a high-class Quebec small town, but unknown to the neighbors, she is leading a secret and dangerous life.

Director: Nicolas Gessner | Stars: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman

Votes: 11,897

5. Too Late for Tears (1949)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even if it means murder.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 3,309

6. Extracurricular Activities (2019)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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A mature, intelligent high school student has a side job arranging "accidental" deaths (no 2 alike) of fellow students' parents. A cop detective notices this student being connected to all the kids of dead parents. Who wins the face-off?

Director: Jay Lowi | Stars: Patrick Fabian, Angela Kinsey, Colin Ford, Darlene Vogel

Votes: 606

7. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)

Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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While investigating the disappearance of a chemist, a detective uncovers a larger conspiracy to unsettle Calcutta.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari, Neeraj Kabi, Divya Menon

Votes: 14,844 | Gross: $0.58M

8. Sssssss (1973)

PG | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A college student becomes lab assistant to a scientist who is working on a serum that can transform humans into snakes.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Strother Martin, Dirk Benedict, Heather Menzies-Urich, Richard B. Shull

Votes: 3,120

9. Ten Little Indians (1965)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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Ten people are invited to a luxury mountaintop mansion, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Shirley Eaton, Fabian, Leo Genn

Votes: 3,818

10. One on Top of the Other (1969)

R | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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After his sickly wife dies suddenly of an asthma attack, an unscrupulous doctor discovers that she has a doppelgänger in the form of a burlesque dancer, who is one part of an intricate insurance scam being weaved around him.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Jean Sorel, Marisa Mell, Elsa Martinelli, Alberto de Mendoza

Votes: 1,650

11. This Man Must Die (1969)

GP | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A man asserts himself within the life of an actress he believes is somehow responsible for his son's death.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Michel Duchaussoy, Caroline Cellier, Jean Yanne, Anouk Ferjac

Votes: 3,815

12. Peppermint Frappé (1967)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Julian, a middle-aged single doctor, meets his childhood friend Pablo again. The latter is back from Africa and has just married a beautiful young blonde, Elena. Julian falls in love with ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, José Luis López Vázquez, Alfredo Mayo, Emiliano Redondo

Votes: 1,091

13. Montenegro (1981)

R | 96 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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A bored wealthy housewife on the verge of insanity cuts loose with some lively Yugoslavian immigrants who delight in their bohemian lifestyle.

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Susan Anspach, Erland Josephson, Per Oscarsson, Marianne Jacobi

Votes: 1,805

14. Parting Shots (1998)

99 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.1
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After learning he is dying of cancer, a failed photographer illegally buys a pistol and decides to go vigilante and get his revenge on all those who have made his life a misery.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Chris Rea, Felicity Kendal, John Cleese, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 904

15. A Blueprint for Murder (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Whitney Cameron suspects his sister-in-law has poisoned his brother and niece, but without proof how does he prevent the murder of his nephew?

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Gary Merrill, Catherine McLeod

Votes: 1,249

16. Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)

Approved | 121 min | Drama

6.5
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Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Oresteia set in New England, after the American Civil War.

Director: Dudley Nichols | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave, Raymond Massey, Katina Paxinou

Votes: 888 | Gross: $0.44M

17. Violette (1978)

Not Rated | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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In an interwar France struggling with profound social and political change, 18-year-old Violette Noziere rebels against the constraints of her claustrophobic, working-class (and possibly incestuous) family, with troubling consequences.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean Carmet, Jean-François Garreaud

Votes: 2,007

18. Pink String and Sealing Wax (1945)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A drunken, abusive tavern-keeper's adulterous wife uses the backward son of a rigid, puritanical pharmacist who makes his entire family miserable.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Mary Merrall, Gordon Jackson, Jean Ireland

Votes: 328

19. Savage Three (1975)

84 min | Action, Crime

6.8
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The Savage Three are three young men, fresh into the world, who work together at a computer analysis company. All three appear to be calm, level-headed, well-educated young men with the ... See full summary »

Director: Vittorio Salerno | Stars: Joe Dallesandro, Gianfranco De Grassi, Guido De Carli, Carmen Scarpitta

Votes: 181

20. Garage Sale Mystery: The Novel Murders (2016 TV Movie)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Antiques expert Jennifer Shannon thinks two clues found at the scene of a murder are really clues from a mystery novel.

Director: Norma Bailey | Stars: Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, Steve Bacic, Eva Bourne

Votes: 771

21. Reel Evil (2012)

Not Rated | 78 min | Horror

3.5
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Struggling filmmakers - Kennedy, Cory and James - finally catch the break they were looking for when they are hired to shoot a 'behind-the-scenes' documentary for a major studio production.... See full summary »

Director: Danny Draven | Stars: Jessica Morris, Kaiwi Lyman, Jeff Adler, Jamie Bernadette

Votes: 587

22. A Game Without Rules (1967)

89 min | Crime

7.1
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A robbery in a Prague jeweler's shop results in the shop manager Kubát and his deputy Litera being shot and wounded. The culprits take the jewelery away in a stolen car and that very night ... See full summary »

Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Svatopluk Matyás, Jirí Adamíra, Zdenek Kryzánek, Karla Chadimová

Votes: 42

23. Four Murders Are Enough, Darling (1971)

103 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Two criminal gangs are ruthlessly fighting for a 1-million dollar check that, purely by chance, got into the flat of shy high school teacher George Camel. As the number of victims sharply ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Lubomír Lipský, Jirina Bohdalová, Iva Janzurová, Marie Rosulková

Votes: 596

24. Trevor McDonald and the Killer Nurse (2018 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

6.9
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25 years after he first reported on it, Sir Trevor re-visits the case of Beverley Allitt, one of Britain's most prolific serial killers.

Director: Nathaniel Lippiett | Stars: Stuart Clifton, Charith Nanayakkara, David Crampton, Vincent Marks

Votes: 9

25. Mother! The Mosquitoes (2000)

80 min | Comedy

6.2
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Directors: Miklós Jancsó, István Márton | Stars: Zoltán Mucsi, Péter Scherer, Emese Vasvári, Márta Balogh

Votes: 503

26. Teribol dobol (1975)

Action, Comedy

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Director: Luciano B. Carlos | Stars: Chiquito, Vilma Santos, Walter Navarro, Caridad Sanchez

27. Poslední opona (1965 TV Movie)

Crime, Mystery

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Director: Eva Sadková | Stars: Jaroslava Adamová, Jana Drbohlavová, Milena Dvorská, Josef Gruss

28. Murder She Solved (2010– )
Episode: A Poisoned Mind (2011)

Documentary, Crime

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Peggy Carr and two of her sons are rushed to hospital with extreme pain and nausea. Doctors are initially baffled by the trio's symptoms but when they test positive for a rare and deadly ... See full summary »

Stars: John Aguero, Ann-Marie Blommaert, Trevor Crosby, Allen Dubberly

29. Forensic Files (1996–2011)
Episode: Bitter Potion (1997)

TV-14 | 21 min | Documentary, Crime

7.7
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The flu-like symptoms of a mother and her children proved to be indicative something much more serious: thallium poisoning. Investigators had to find the source of the poison and when the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Monahan | Stars: Peter Thomas, John Aguero, Duane Dubberly, Susan Goreck

Votes: 49

30. CSI: Miami (2002–2012)
Episode: Breathless (2002)

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

7.2
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A man struggles on board a yacht and literally falls dead. On land, a male lap dancer is found dead after a night of partying.

Director: Charles Correll | Stars: David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez, Khandi Alexander

Votes: 314

31. Outlander (2014– )
Episode: By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2015)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.6
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Jamie hopes the Duke of Sandringham can help remove the price on his head.

Director: Richard Clark | Stars: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Gary Lewis

Votes: 2,922

32. CSI: NY (2004–2013)
Episode: City of the Dolls (2005)

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

7.4
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A teenage boy stumbles upon a dead body in a shop full of dolls. The man was the owner of the doll hospital. The room shows signs of a great struggle with dolls scattered all over the floor... See full summary »

Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Gary Sinise, Melina Kanakaredes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Anna Belknap

Votes: 207

33. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: De Los Muertos (2014)

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

7.5
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Dr. Robbins goes to Mexico to do an autopsy on a friend's daughter. Meanwhile, back in Vegas, CSI finds a man and woman shot to death and buried in concrete.

Director: Louis Shaw Milito | Stars: Ted Danson, Elisabeth Shue, George Eads, Jorja Fox

Votes: 249

34. Death in Paradise (2011– )
Episode: Death Onboard (2013)

TV-PG | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Camille's friend, singer Aimee, collapses and dies on a boat owned by local entrepreneur Stephen Morrison and his wife Eloise,also a vocalist. Aimee was poisoned and her flat has been ... See full summary »

Director: Keith Boak | Stars: Dexter Fletcher, Dylan Edwards, Jamelia, Sara Martins

Votes: 283

35. Circle of Fear (1972–1973)
Episode: Death's Head (1973)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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Carol, a woman who hates insects, is unhappily married to Steve, a successful businessman who collects them. She secretly loves Steve's partner, Larry, and would like to make their affair a... See full summary »

Director: James Neilson | Stars: Janet Leigh, Rory Calhoun, Gene Nelson, Doreen Lang

Votes: 42

36. Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie (2009– )
Episode: Drame en trois actes (2017)

TV-PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Murder befalls Alice's acting class, which features a guest teacher who looks exactly like Inspector Laurence; adapted from "Three Act Tragedy".

Director: Nicolas Picard | Stars: Samuel Labarthe, Blandine Bellavoir, Elodie Frenck, Dominique Reymond

Votes: 103

37. Unusual Suspects (2010– )
Episode: Elemental Murder (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary, Crime

8.4
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When a hardworking waitress ingests a lethal dose of poison, a nationwide panic ensues. Everyone is a suspect, until one of the most bizarre sting operations in Florida history leads detectives to the implausible poisoner.

Director: John Tindall | Stars: Donna Rusch, John Aguero, Kenny Apel, Dave Bean

Votes: 5

38. The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science (1996–2005)
Episode: Elements of Murder (2002)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery

7.2
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The cases of Susan Galloway, who was murdered in Montana in 1982; Lenora Robinson, who died in Nashville, Tennessee in 1997; and Jennifer McCready, who was murdered in Belpre, Ohio in 1996.

Director: John Kavanaugh | Stars: Gene Galusha, Ken Anderson, E.J. Bernard, Richard Bisbing

Votes: 8

39. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: Exile (2013)

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

7.1
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While investigating the death of a Cuban singer's sister, CSI discovers that the case may be tied to a feud between two Cuban families.

Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt | Stars: Ted Danson, Elisabeth Shue, George Eads, Jorja Fox

Votes: 289

40. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Felina (2013)

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

9.9
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Walter White makes one last attempt to secure his family's future, while also visiting some old enemies, during his final return to Albuquerque.

Director: Vince Gilligan | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 79,610

41. The Musketeers (2014–2016)
Episode: Friends and Enemies (2014)

TV-14 | 59 min | Adventure, Drama

7.8
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The brightest and best musketeers of the King's Regiment - Athos, Porthos and Aramis - are dispatched by Captain Treville to find a missing musketeer carrying important letters on behalf of... See full summary »

Director: Toby Haynes | Stars: Luke Pasqualino, Oliver Cotton, Chris Barnes, Philip Brodie

Votes: 638

42. CSI: NY (2004–2013)
Episode: Grand Master (2004)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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The detectives investigate murders of a DJ during a turntable contest and a successful fashion designer found in her swimming pool.

Director: Kevin Bray | Stars: Gary Sinise, Melina Kanakaredes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Vanessa Ferlito

Votes: 244

43. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: House of Hoarders (2010)

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

8.0
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Nick accidentally stumbles upon a badly decomposing dead body in the home of a mother with a severe hoarding disorder, but that is only the first of a number of grisly surprises the team finds in the house.

Director: Alec Smight | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Jorja Fox

Votes: 524

44. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: Iced (2005)

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

8.3
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Greg and Sara work on a case of two university students who mysteriously end up dead in a dorm room. Catherine, Warrick, and Nick investigate the death of a man found in what looks like a ... See full summary »

Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads

Votes: 570

45. Dobrodruzství kriminalistiky (1989–1998)
Episode: Jed (1989)

52 min | Crime, History

6.7
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Director: Antonín Moskalyk | Stars: Anke Sevenich, Radovan Lukavský, Ladislav Frej, Viktor Preiss

Votes: 7

46. American Justice (1992– )
Episode: Kill Thy Neighbor (2000)

TV-PG | Documentary, Crime

7.8
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On October 15th, 1988 Peggy Carr of Alturas, FL dies of Thallium poisoning. Tests show that her two sons also showed signs of Thallium poisoning. Immediately detectives suspect Peggy's ... See full summary »

Stars: John Aguero, Susan Barbosa, Diana Carr, Duane Dubberly

Votes: 6

47. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: Last Laugh (2003)

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

7.7
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Jim Brass asks Sara and Nick to re-investigate a case which was ruled as an accidental drowning when he sees how happy the once-grieving husband is with a new date and sports car. Meanwhile... See full summary »

Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads

Votes: 585

48. Castle (2009–2016)
Episode: Law & Murder (2011)

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

8.3
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Juror #7 Joe McUsic, who runs a halfway house, drops dead of cyanide-poisoning during Otis Williams's high-profile trial for the murder of heiress Lyla Addison. Juror #4 Tony Mueller runs ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Votes: 797

49. Crime Stories (1998– )
Episode: Mind Games (2004)

Documentary, Crime

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Director: Susan Levit | Stars: Brad Brekke, James Cadigan, Duane Dubberly, Gene Galusha

50. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: Monster in the Box (2007)

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

8.7
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Grissom thinks the miniature killer is dead, until he receives another miniature crime scene. However, unlike the others, this one predicts a crime scene that hasn't happened yet.

Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt | Stars: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads

Votes: 623



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