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1. Queen & Slim (2019)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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74 Metascore

A couple's first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.

Director: Melina Matsoukas | Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeem Woodbine, Chloë Sevigny

Votes: 12,525

2. The Fugitive (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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87 Metascore

Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt led by a seasoned U.S. Marshal.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore

Votes: 255,295 | Gross: $183.88M

3. The Hate U Give (2018)

PG-13 | 133 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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81 Metascore

Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.

Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Anthony Mackie

Votes: 24,807 | Gross: $29.72M

4. The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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55 Metascore

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, Victor Gojcaj

Votes: 179,767 | Gross: $65.45M

5. Strange Days (1995)

R | 145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a conspiracy in Los Angeles in 1999.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore

Votes: 64,638 | Gross: $7.92M

6. Fruitvale Station (2013)

R | 85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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85 Metascore

The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand

Votes: 71,100 | Gross: $16.10M

7. Ricochet (1991)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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A District Attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Denzel Washington, John Lithgow, Ice-T, Kevin Pollak

Votes: 15,360 | Gross: $21.76M

8. Silent Rage (1982)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Horror

5.5
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31 Metascore

A sheriff tries to stop the killing spree of a silent maniacal murderer who, as the result of secret genetic experimentation by an unethical scientist, has the ability to self-heal.

Director: Michael Miller | Stars: Chuck Norris, Ron Silver, Steven Keats, Toni Kalem

Votes: 4,729 | Gross: $10.49M

9. Prayer of the Rollerboys (1990)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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In a dystopian near future America, a young man infiltrates a powerful drug dealing rollerblading youth gang that runs his town in order to end their reign for good.

Director: Rick King | Stars: Corey Haim, Patricia Arquette, Christopher Collet, Julius Harris

Votes: 2,159

10. Two Hands (1999)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.

Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Heath Ledger, Bryan Brown, David Field, Tom Long

Votes: 9,729

11. The Funhouse Massacre (2015)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror

5.2
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Six of the world's scariest psychopaths escape from a local Asylum and proceed to unleash terror on the unsuspecting crowd of a Halloween Funhouse, whose themed mazes are inspired by their various reigns of terror.

Director: Andy Palmer | Stars: Robert Englund, Jere Burns, Scottie Thompson, Matt Angel

Votes: 3,067

12. Night Killer (1990)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.8
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A serial killer with rubber-like Freddy Krueger mask terrifies the city of Virginia Beach.

Directors: Claudio Fragasso, Bruno Mattei | Stars: Peter Hooten, Tara Buckman, Richard Foster, Mel Davis

Votes: 353

13. The Harder They Come (1972)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.9
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Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers.

Director: Perry Henzell | Stars: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman

Votes: 5,192

14. L.A. Confidential (2003 TV Movie)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Unsold TV pilot based on the James Ellroy novel. An ambitious internal affairs investigator, a simple but tough patrolman and a morally gray vice squad detective investigate corruption and a mysterious heroin smuggling ring in 1950s L.A.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, David Conrad, Josh Hopkins, Pruitt Taylor Vince

Votes: 684

15. Shield of Straw (2013)

117 min | Thriller

6.2
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35 Metascore

A team of cops must protect an accused killer with a billion-yen bounty on his head.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Takao Ohsawa, Nanako Matsushima, Gorô Kishitani, Masatô Ibu

Votes: 2,258

16. The Hoodlum (1951)

PG | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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Paroled sociopath career criminal Vincent Lubeck betrays his family's trust when he masterminds a complex armored car robbery.

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Allene Roberts, Marjorie Riordan, Lisa Golm

Votes: 780

17. Terror at London Bridge (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Horror

5.1
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London Bridge, London, England, 1888. Jack the Ripper dies in the Thames river. London Bridge, Lake Havasu, Arizona, 1985. The last original stone used to rebuild the London Bridge is laid,... See full summary »

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Stepfanie Kramer, Randolph Mantooth, Adrienne Barbeau

Votes: 458

18. The Revenger (1990)

R | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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Mike Teller, with the help of Harry Crawford, must retrieve Mike's wife, Lisa from the clutches of Jack Fisher over a matter of $500,000.

Director: Cedric Sundstrom | Stars: Oliver Reed, Frank Zagarino, Jeff Celentano, Nancy Mulford

Votes: 325

19. The Glitter Dome (1984 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.6
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In this seedy neo-noire tale, two Hollywood homicide cops investigating a movie mogul's murder stumble upon a child-pornography ring.

Director: Stuart Margolin | Stars: James Garner, Margot Kidder, John Lithgow, John Marley

Votes: 280

20. Quiz (2012)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A famous game show host is being harassed in a restaurant by a strange man who claims to have kidnapped his wife and daughter. A morbid game ensues in which the game show host turns out to be the contestant.

Director: Dick Maas | Stars: Barry Atsma, Hanna Verboom, Susan Radder, Loek Peters

Votes: 1,686

21. Burn Motherfucker, Burn! (2017)

TV-MA | 99 min | Documentary

6.6
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Explores the roots of civil unrest in California and the relationship between African Americans and LAPD.

Director: Sacha Jenkins | Stars: Alex Alonso, Nicolas Alonso, B-Real, Danny Bakewell

Votes: 301

22. Charley Hannah (1986 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A Fort Lauderdale, Florida Police Captain (Robert Conrad) accidentally kills a youth when he is pursuing some cop killers. The investigation into the murders and into a cocaine connection ... See full summary »

Director: Peter H. Hunt | Stars: Robert Conrad, Shane Conrad, Christian Conrad, Joan Leslie

Votes: 43

23. Kendrick Lamar: Alright (2015 Video)

7 min | Short, Music

8.3
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Music video for "Alright", song by Kendrick Lamar.

Directors: The Little Homies, Colin Tilley | Stars: Ab-Soul, Al Burke, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q

Votes: 241

24. The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.4
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86 Metascore

Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Alk | Stars: Skip Andrew, Edward Carmody, James Davis, Rennie Davis

Votes: 214

25. Carlo Giuliani, Boy (2002)

75 min | Documentary

6.4
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Documentary about the death of Carlo Giuliani, who was shot by a police officer in Genoa on July 20, 2001 during a peaceful protest.

Director: Francesca Comencini | Stars: Heidi Gaggio Giuliani, Carlo Orlando

Votes: 121

26. Lawful Killing: Mark Duggan (2016 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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Docudrama about the police shooting of Mark Duggan in Tottenham, North London in August 2011 that caused the worst riots in recent British history. With dramatised reconstructions of events and interviews with his family and the police.

Director: Jaimie D'Cruz | Stars: Leonie Alert, Nicola Ama, Neil Ashton, Clive Richard Burchett

Votes: 8

27. Shots Fired (III) (2019)

9 min | Short, Crime, Drama

9.4
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A police chase gone wrong leads to the killing of an African-American teenager. Rookie cop Ryan finds himself in the balance between his partner and the thin line separating right and wrong.

Directors: Sascha Kuznia, Vladimir Scheiermann | Stars: Brian Caspe, Marios Gavrilis, Terrell Robinson

Votes: 9

28. Stockwell (2009 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Drama

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Dramatized documentary about the death of Jean Charles de Menezes, who was shot and killed by Police Officers at Stockwell tube station in London, England after he was mistaken for a terrorist suspect.

Director: Jonathan Rudd | Stars: Nicholas Rowe, Marva Alexander, Pavel Douglas, Niall Refoy

29. The Just (2017)

14 min | Short, Drama

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When a desperate young man decides to rob a house, he is mistaken for the homeowner after the police make a fatal error.

Director: Kandace Cornell | Stars: Sean Small, Michael Linowitz, Frederick Lawrence, Han Safar

30. Kojak (2005)
Episode: All Bets Off: Part 1 (2005)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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The murder of a real estate developer leads Kojak to the man's lover and Kojak's personal friend, Kate McNeil, which unfortunately makes her jealous husband and Kojak's boss, Captain Frank McNeil, the prime suspect.

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Ving Rhames, Chazz Palminteri, Roselyn Sanchez, Michael Kelly

Votes: 10

31. The X-Files (1993–2018)
Episode: Brand X (2000)

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

7.8
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A potential witness in a high-profile tobacco case under Skinner's supervision is found dead in his bathroom from mysterious circumstances. Skinner asks Mulder and Scully to assist him in ... See full summary »

Director: Kim Manners | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Dennis Boutsikaris

Votes: 1,973

32. Police Story (1973–1987)
Episode: Breaking Point (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Vince Della Maggiori has to investigate when a patrolman shoots a man in his hotel room, and the stories he is given don't add up.

Director: Robert L. Collins | Stars: Tony Musante, Michael Anderson Jr., Rosemary DeCamp, Ron Soble

Votes: 10

33. Miami Vice (1984–1989)
Episode: Child's Play (1987)

TV-14 | 46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Tormented by his shooting a 13-year-old kid, Crockett tries to reconnect with his estranged son while attempting to take down a gun runner.

Director: Vern Gillum | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

Votes: 192

34. Good Morning Britain (2014– )
Episode: Episode dated 3 January 2017 (2017)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Piers Morgan, Susanna Reid, Richard Arnold, Gary Barlow

35. Good Morning Britain (2014– )
Episode: Episode dated 4 January 2017 (2017)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Piers Morgan, Susanna Reid, Maryum Ali, Richard Arnold

36. BBC News 8pm Summary (2007– )
Episode: Episode dated 8 April 2015 (2015)

2 min | Short, News

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Stars: Sam Naz, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May

37. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
Episode: Gunshot (1989)

TV-PG | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Virgil Tibbs shoots and kills a robbery suspect during a foot pursuit, unaware that it was a girl.

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Alan Autry, Anne-Marie Johnson

Votes: 34

38. C-16: FBI (1997–1998)
Episode: Hitting Olansky (1998)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Olansky survives a hit attempt. Rooney asks a twitchy informant she's very fond of to infiltrate the chop shop of the gangster behind it. At J. Edgar Hoover party, Olansky comforts his daughter, and Stoddard and Reardon discuss the kiss.

Director: Elodie Keene | Stars: Eric Roberts, D.B. Sweeney, Christine Tucci, Angie Harmon

Votes: 10

39. Brenner (1959– )
Episode: I, Executioner (1959)

26 min | Crime, Drama

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Ernie is rattled after a shooting a disturbed young man who stabbed him and then attacked another police officer. The doctor treating his wounds doesn't give him much sympathy, but he meets... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Edward Binns, James Broderick, Kathleen Murray, Ruth White

40. Deadly Nightmares (1983–1991)
Episode: Man at the Window (1985)

TV-MA | 27 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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Faded playwright Arthur Brown uses state-of-the-art electronic equipment to record the private conversations of other people and uses the material gleaned from said intimate conversations ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: Edward Albert, Page Fletcher, Michael Madsen, Penelope Milford

Votes: 41

41. Police Story (1973–1987)
Episode: Man on a Rack (1973)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Koster, a detective with "the reputation as a man who cuts corners," arrives at the scene of a store robbery, sees an armed man running away, confronts him, and shoots him. But the man was an off-duty cop who was chasing the crook.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Martin Balsam, James Olson, Kim Hunter, Jack Carter

Votes: 22

42. Police Story (1973–1987)
Episode: Officer Needs Help (1975)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Sgt. Billy Humm starts feeling the pressure after he's involved in a few too many on-duty shootings, even though they were judged "good."

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Cliff Gorman, Dane Clark, Peter Mark Richman, Dick Butkus

Votes: 16

43. The Twilight Zone (2019– )
Episode: Replay (2019)

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.6
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A woman sets out to prevent a racist state trooper from killing her son by using a camcorder with the power to turn back time.

Director: Gerard McMurray | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Damson Idris, Steve Harris, Glenn Fleshler

Votes: 3,197

44. Hunter (1984–1991)
Episode: Shoot to Kill (I) (1989)

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

7.4
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As Hunter and McCall investigate a string of jewelry store robberies, they pursue the thieves in an alley and McCall shoots a man who may be innocent.

Director: Tony Mordente | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Robert Miranda

Votes: 21

45. Adam-12 (1968–1975)
Episode: Suspended (1973)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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After an off night at the shooting range, Reed leaves work and stops at an all night grocery. As he is leaving with both arms full of groceries, a young man approaches as if he knows Reed. ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Freedle | Stars: Martin Milner, Kent McCord, Don Dubbins, William Boyett

Votes: 35

46. Police Story (1973–1987)
Episode: The Jar: Part 1 (1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Two detectives are called before the grand jury after a man is shot and killed when they attempt to arrest him.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Don Meredith, Rudy Solari, Walter Mathews, Ned Wilson

Votes: 11

47. Police Story (1973–1987)
Episode: The Jar: Part 2 (1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Hagen and Triplett are reassigned to an out-of-the-way detail to keep them out of the public eye pending their manslaughter trial.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Don Meredith, Rudy Solari, Walter Mathews, Ned Wilson

Votes: 12

48. Panorama (1953– )
Episode: Trump's New America (2016)

29 min | Documentary, News

4.9
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Reporter Hilary Andersson meets angry Americans on all sides of the political divide who feel disillusioned and disenfranchised by the electoral process, asking if the new President can unite the country again.

Directors: Matthew Hill, John O'Kane, Leo Telling | Stars: Hilary Andersson, La'Shadion 'L.A.' Anthony, Sandy Bernal, Roy Boyd

Votes: 11

49. Cagney & Lacey (1981–1988)
Episode: Unusual Occurence (1984)

TV-PG | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The press paints Christine's self-defense shooting of a Hispanic drug-dealer as being racially motivated.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Tyne Daly, Sharon Gless, Al Waxman, Carl Lumbly

Votes: 28

50. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Episode: Where There's a Will (1993)

TV-PG | 47 min | Drama

6.6
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McKenzie and Morales pursues a witness Peter Manzo who could clear Frank Osgood whom McKenzie convicted in 1959. Meanwhile, Paros crosses a long-term family friend she is defending in a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry, Alan Rachins, Michael Tucker

Votes: 14



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