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1. Circle of Revenge (2013)

71 min | Drama

A true depiction of gritty urban life in South London, Circle of Revenge tells the story of two rival gangs who get caught up in a vicious cycle of revenge.

Directors: Derrion Adams, J. Valentine | Stars: Derrion Adams, Darren Baba, Lawrence Brown, Katherine Evans

2. Ballin' (2012)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

David wants to learn how to play basketball because he wants to impress a girl and beat a bully

Director: Jeremy Cannon | Stars: Jesse Cheng, Nathan Cohen, Eugenia Gathmann

3. Man Up (2014)

6 min | Short, Comedy | Completed

MAN UP is a narrative comedic short about a successful consultant who is emotionally wrecked by a breakup with his girlfriend of seven years. His best friend, an eccentric yet smooth ... See full summary »

Director: Cyrus Hogg | Stars: Alexander Sebastien Lee, Jeff Gadigan, Danni DanDan Gadigan, Skylar Denney

4. Drug Lordz (2003 Video)

TV-14 | 87 min | Action, Crime

Two rival drug lords, one from Oakland, one from San Francisco, are at war over control of the Bay Area turf. Oakland drug lord Salvador Castro just got out of prison and will stop at ... See full summary »

Directors: Eduardo Quiroz, Jose Quiroz | Stars: David Dyno Rocha, Raul Martinez, Jose Rosete, David Petersen

Votes: 276

5. Menace II Society (1993)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

76 Metascore

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

Votes: 48,542 | Gross: $27.90M

6. Juice (1992)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

60 Metascore

Four inner-city teenagers get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as "the juice".

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins, Khalil Kain

Votes: 22,243 | Gross: $20.15M

7. Paid in Full (2002)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

49 Metascore

A young man from Harlem, forced to cope with the 1980s drug scene, builds an illegal empire, only to have a crisis of conscience.

Director: Charles Stone III | Stars: Mekhi Phifer, Wood Harris, Chi McBride, Kevin Carroll

Votes: 9,950 | Gross: $3.04M

8. Boyz n the Hood (1991)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

76 Metascore

Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II

Votes: 117,005 | Gross: $57.50M

9. King of New York (1990)

R | 103 min | Crime, Thriller

66 Metascore

A drug kingpin is released from prison and seeks to take total control of the criminal underworld in order to give back to the community.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne, Victor Argo

Votes: 29,357 | Gross: $2.55M

10. Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

35 Metascore

A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal fifty cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life.

Director: Dominic Sena | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, T.J. Cross

Votes: 251,949 | Gross: $101.65M

11. Dead Presidents (1995)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Freddy Rodríguez

Votes: 18,649 | Gross: $24.20M

12. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)

R | 180 min | Crime, Drama

47 Metascore

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on step-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo

Votes: 27,471 | Gross: $4.50M

13. Mi vida loca (1993)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named ... See full summary »

Director: Allison Anders | Stars: Angel Aviles, Seidy Lopez, Jacob Vargas, Devine

Votes: 1,853 | Gross: $3.27M

14. Gang War: Bangin' in Little Rock (1994)

Documentary

Raw and unflinching, this pair of award-winning HBO films looks at the death and destruction caused by gang warfare across the United States. With unlimited access, the filmmakers document ... See full synopsis »

Director: Marc Levin

Votes: 124

15. Bastards of the Party (2005)

95 min | Documentary

Surrounded by death and the brutal lifestyle that feeds it, a Los Angeles gangbanger explores the history of Southern California street gangs from the 1950s through the 1990s in an attempt ... See full summary »

Director: Cle Sloan | Stars: Daryl Gates, Fred Hampton, Joe Hicks, Ericka Huggins

Votes: 501

16. America Undercover (1983– )
Episode: Gang War: Bangin' in Little Rock (1994)

TV-MA | Documentary

America Undercover goes to Little Rock, Arkansas, to look at the tension filled lives of rival street gangs. Both white and black teenage gang members discuss lives of crime and violence ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Bobby Banks, L.A. Moe, Steve Nawojczyk, Hezekiah D. Stewart

17. America Undercover (1983– )

TV-MA | Documentary

A series that features original and previously released documentaries which look at contemporary issues with strong social relevance.

Stars: Lee Grant, Marlene Sanders, Richard Kiley, Michael Baden

Votes: 254

18. America Undercover (1983– )

TV-MA | Documentary

A series that features original and previously released documentaries which look at contemporary issues with strong social relevance.

Stars: Lee Grant, Marlene Sanders, Richard Kiley, Michael Baden

Votes: 254

19. New Jersey Drive (1995)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

The streets of Newark, NJ are the setting for this stark drama of two teenagers who decide to carjack for fun and profit - but soon find themselves the target of every cop in town.

Director: Nick Gomez | Stars: Shar-Ron Corley, Gabriel Casseus, Saul Stein, Gwen McGee

Votes: 2,719 | Gross: $3.57M

20. BMF: The Rise and Fall of a Hip-Hop Drug Empire (2012)

Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary, Crime

THE BLACK MAFIA FAMILY explores the story of the 15-year investigation that resulted in 41 defendants across the country being charged in one of the largest drug conspiracy cases ever.

Director: Don Sikorski | Star: Lewis Matheney

Votes: 123

21. B.M.F.: Blowin' Money Fast

5 min | Short, Action, Adventure | Post-production

Julien is living the dream - blowing his money on cars, boats, big houses and shreddin the park. But the awakening will be very hard.

Director: Laurent Jamet

22. The Five Heartbeats (1991)

R | 121 min | Drama, Music

The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry Lennix

Votes: 3,440 | Gross: $8.75M

23. Laurel Avenue (1993– )

R | 180 min | Drama

A weekend in the life of the Arnett family. The events of a forty eight hour period have a rainbow of incidents. From a preacher to a drug dealer; from an innocent young school girl to a ... See full summary »

Stars: Mary Alice, John Beasley, Ulysses Zakery, Eve Black

Votes: 117

24. Deep Cover (1992)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A uniformed cop is recruited by a drug enforcement agent to infiltrate a drug smuggling ring looking to expand its operation.

Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Jeff Goldblum, Lira Angel, René Assa

Votes: 8,290 | Gross: $16.64M

25. New Jack City (1991)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

61 Metascore

A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock

Votes: 29,808 | Gross: $47.62M

26. Blow (2001)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

52 Metascore

The story of how George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel headed by Pablo Escobar, established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 230,456 | Gross: $52.99M

27. Cartel (2012)

16 min | Short, Crime, Drama

A high concept, heist where a renegade former DEA agent outraged by the murder of her brother by the vicious Cartel, sets out to bring them down her way.

Director: Jorge Sanchez | Stars: Azur-De, Melvin Abston, Salvador Amezcua, Alfredo De Leon Jr.

28. Cartel (2014)

Short, Drama

"Cartel" tells the story of Lewis Peters, a leader in the North American drug cartel, and his move from it to witness protection, and the complications and unintended consequences that follow.

Director: Matt Francis | Stars: Herman Phillips, Karmen Hewitt, Joshua Long, William D. Rish Jr.

29. The Devil's Double (2011)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

52 Metascore

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Raad Rawi, Philip Quast

Votes: 59,050 | Gross: $1.36M

30. Freeway (1996)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

61 Metascore

A twisted take on "Little Red Riding Hood", with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker travelling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer and pedophile.

Director: Matthew Bright | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland, Bokeem Woodbine, Paul Perri

Votes: 25,291 | Gross: $0.30M

31. Focus (II) (2015)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

56 Metascore

In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop.

Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro, Adrian Martinez

Votes: 201,190 | Gross: $53.86M

32. Get Hard (2015)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime

34 Metascore

When millionaire James King is jailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.

Director: Etan Cohen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, T.I.

Votes: 115,514 | Gross: $90.41M

33. Boyhood (I) (2014)

R | 165 min | Drama

100 Metascore

The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Elijah Smith

Votes: 323,734 | Gross: $25.38M

34. The Lazarus Effect (2015)

PG-13 | 83 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

31 Metascore

A group of medical researchers discover a way to bring dead patients back to life.

Director: David Gelb | Stars: Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Evan Peters, Sarah Bolger

Votes: 39,249 | Gross: $25.80M

35. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

48 Metascore

In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, Steve James

Votes: 11,756 | Gross: $13.03M

36. Coming to America (1988)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

47 Metascore

An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife that he can respect for her intelligence and will.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Paul Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather

Votes: 154,053 | Gross: $128.15M

37. Snatch (2000)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime

55 Metascore

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Farina

Votes: 744,578 | Gross: $30.33M

38. Fight Club (1999)

R | 139 min | Drama

66 Metascore

An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Votes: 1,751,321 | Gross: $37.03M

39. The Green Mile (1999)

R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

61 Metascore

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 1,069,639 | Gross: $136.80M

40. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War

69 Metascore

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 1,183,561 | Gross: $120.54M

41. Casino (1995)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

73 Metascore

A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Votes: 434,867 | Gross: $42.44M

42. Chicago (2002)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

82 Metascore

Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer's attention.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Taye Diggs

Votes: 207,288 | Gross: $170.69M

43. Rain Man (1988)

R | 133 min | Drama

65 Metascore

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen

Votes: 453,981 | Gross: $178.80M

44. Friday (1995)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

54 Metascore

Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10 p.m. that same night.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Votes: 94,068 | Gross: $27.47M

45. Half Baked (1998)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Crime