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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 2,105,711 | Gross: $28.34M

2. True Story (I) (2015)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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50 Metascore

When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo - who has taken on Finkel's identity - his investigation morphs into a game of cat-and-mouse.

Director: Rupert Goold | Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones, Maria Dizzia

Votes: 52,379 | Gross: $4.72M

3. The Last House on the Left (1972)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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68 Metascore

Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Sandra Peabody, Lucy Grantham, David Hess, Fred J. Lincoln

Votes: 29,778 | Gross: $3.10M

4. Leviathan (2014)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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92 Metascore

In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev | Stars: Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov, Vladimir Vdovichenkov

Votes: 43,311 | Gross: $1.09M

5. A Place in the Sun (1951)

Passed | 122 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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76 Metascore

A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Anne Revere

Votes: 18,099

6. Apple Tree Yard (2017– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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A provocative thriller which sees an eminent scientist caught up in a damaging and compromising lie. Based on the novel by Louise Doughty.

Stars: Emily Watson, Ben Chaplin, Mark Bonnar, Syreeta Kumar

Votes: 2,895

7. I Want You (I) (1998)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.2
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A young boy and his sister are drawn into one man's obsessive pursuit of his former lover.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Alessandro Nivola, Luka Petrusic, Labina Mitevska

Votes: 2,673 | Gross: $0.00M

8. Women Behind Bars (2008– )

60 min | Documentary

6.7
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In-depth look at the true life crimes of Women Behind Bars.

Stars: Ashley Crary, Kay Bess, Elizabeth Higgs, Matthew Robinson

Votes: 115

9. Kalinka (2016)

87 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Based on a true story, KALINKA is about the struggle of Andre Bamberski to bring justice to his daughter Kalinka who died in disturbing circumstances. After 27 years of investigation to ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Garenq | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Sebastian Koch, Marie-Josée Croze, Christelle Cornil

Votes: 1,775

10. The Swallows of Kabul (2019)

80 min | Animation

6.5
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Summer 1998, Kabul in ruins is occupied by the Taliban. In love despite the daily violence and misery, Mohsen and Zunaira want to believe in the future. But a senseless act by Mohsen will upset their lives forever.

Directors: Zabou Breitman, Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Simon Abkarian, Swann Arlaud, Zita Hanrot

Votes: 71

11. Love in Thoughts (2004)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A posthumous look at the last days of Guenther's life as he, his best friend, and his sister let loose on a four-day binge of alcohol, drugs, and sex.

Director: Achim von Borries | Stars: Daniel Brühl, August Diehl, Anna Maria Mühe, Jana Pallaske

Votes: 3,762

12. The Thin Pink Line (1998)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy

3.9
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Mockumentary about Chauncey Ledbetter, an eccentric flamboyant male supermodel convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The filmmakers interview various people involved with him, the victim and the case to get to the truth.

Directors: Joe Dietl, Michael Irpino | Stars: Carrie Aizley, Jennifer Aniston, Layne Beamer, Andrea Bendewald

Votes: 287

13. Two Men in Town (2014)

R | 120 min | Drama

5.7
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56 Metascore

A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.

Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 1,819

14. Street Law (1974)

105 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Franco Nero, Giancarlo Prete, Barbara Bach, Renzo Palmer

Votes: 1,022

15. Swamp Water (1941)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Attempting to find his lost dog in a vast Georgia swamp, Ben Ragan stumbles upon wanted murderer Tom Keefer who convinces Ben he was framed for the murder by the real killer.

Directors: Jean Renoir, Irving Pichel | Stars: Walter Brennan, Walter Huston, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews

Votes: 1,388

16. Cruel & Unusual (2014)

Unrated | 95 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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Wrongly condemned for killing his wife, a man finds himself in a mysterious institution where he is sentenced to relive her death for eternity.

Director: Merlin Dervisevic | Stars: David Richmond-Peck, Bernadette Saquibal, Michelle Harrison, Monsour Cataquiz

Votes: 1,239

17. Dante's Inferno (1924)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.0
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The tactics of a vicious slumlord and greedy businessman finally drive a distraught man to commit suicide. The businessman is tried for murder and executed, and is afterward taken by demons... See full summary »

Director: Henry Otto | Stars: Ralph Lewis, Winifred Landis, William Scott, Pauline Starke

Votes: 86 | Gross: $0.26M

18. Penitentiary III (1987)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport

3.9
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A man is framed for murder and sent to prison. He is beaten and tortured, then forced to fight the prison's worst killer, a martial-arts fighting midget called Thud.

Director: Jamaa Fanaka | Stars: Leon Isaac Kennedy, Anthony Geary, Steve Antin, Ric Mancini

Votes: 406 | Gross: $1.39M

19. House of Numbers (1957)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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San Quentin prison inmate Arnie Judlow asks his twin brother Bill and his wife Ruth to assist him in a daring escape plan.

Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Jack Palance, Harold J. Stone, Edward Platt, Barbara Lang

Votes: 424

20. Shame II: The Secret (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama

5.7
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A motorcycle riding lawyer fights to save the life of a mentally retarded man on death row. His own mother is ready to let him go.

Director: Dan Lerner | Stars: Amanda Donohoe, Kay Lenz, Geoffrey Blake, David Andrews

Votes: 43

21. That Royle Girl (1925)

Passed | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Joan Royle, beautiful but naive model who came from the slums, falls for Fred Ketlar, the leader of a dance band. When Fred's estranged wife Adele is murdered, Fred is arrested and ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Carol Dempster, W.C. Fields, James Kirkwood, Harrison Ford

Votes: 12

22. Daumier's Law (1992)

15 min | Animation, Short, Crime

6.6
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Paul McCartney's sketched short based on the works of artist Honoré Daumier. A man in a bookstore reads an allegorical story about a wrongfully convicted man, who must feed a giant called Gargantua until salvation comes.

Director: Geoff Dunbar

Votes: 12

23. Women Behind Bars (2008– )
Episode: Alicia Williamson & Patricia Donnelly (2009)

42 min | Documentary

5.9
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A single mother pleads self-defense after fatally stabbing a man she met on a dating website after he rejected her. A woman who strangled a man she just met at a swinger's club after changing her mind about having sex with him for money.

Director: Richard Swindell | Stars: Ashley Crary, Alicia Williamson, Willie Kidd, Angela Kidd

Votes: 8

24. Derrick (1974–1998)
Episode: Das Lächeln des Dr. Bloch (1991)

59 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Dr. Bloch's wife commits suicide by crashing her car into a concrete pillar. Dr. Bloch thinks he knows the culprit and ranks him no higher than a murderer.

Director: Günter Gräwert | Stars: Horst Tappert, Fritz Wepper, Willy Schäfer, Hans-Michael Rehberg

Votes: 28

25. The Invisible Man (1958–1960)
Episode: Death Cell (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.5
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An escaped mental patient comes to Peter, asking for his help to get her boyfriend cleared of a murder charge.

Director: Peter Maxwell | Stars: Lisa Daniely, Lana Morris, Ian Wallace, William Lucas

Votes: 20

26. Women Behind Bars (2008– )
Episode: Deborah Pieringer & Maryann Acker (2008)

42 min | Documentary

5.8
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A bipolar woman uses several weapons including a paring knife, cast iron skillets, and a table leg to beat, stab, and cut her elderly parents a total of 75 times. Then, a woman who assisted her husband in several robberies and two murders.

Director: Richard Swindell | Stars: Kay Bess, Melody McDonald, Alana Minton, Deborah Pieringer

Votes: 8

27. Derrick (1974–1998)
Episode: Die Frau des Mörders (1992)

58 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Mr. Sierich is convicted for murder. However, one of the witnesses from his trial confesses on his death bed. Derrick smells foul play but must prove it, or the possible perpetrator will walk.

Director: Zbynek Brynych | Stars: Horst Tappert, Fritz Wepper, Thekla Carola Wied, Gerd Baltus

Votes: 24

28. Women Behind Bars (2008– )
Episode: Donna Buchanan & Marion Faye Cason (2009)

42 min | Documentary

5.3
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A 37-year-old drug addict fatally stabbed her controlling 80-year-old boyfriend 54 times to the chest, back, and head. A 24-year-old was convicted for the murder of her 2-year-old daughter along with her roommate, a convicted child abuser.

Director: Richard Swindell | Stars: Ashley Crary, Ken Kaminsky, George Reres, Donna Buchanan

Votes: 7

29. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Gangland Graveyard (2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

6.5
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On October 6, 2004, FBI agents began digging up a Queens swamp in the hopes of finding the remains of the man who killed John Gotti's son. Instead, they unearthed a severed foot and other ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Engel | Stars: Stephen Badalamenti, Loukas Papas, Joseph D. Pistone, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 19

30. Commissaire Moulin (1976– )
Episode: Larmes blanches (1993)

Crime

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Director: Nicolas Ribowski | Stars: Yves Rénier, Patrick Poivey, Natacha Amal, Frédérique Tirmont

31. Women Behind Bars (2008– )
Episode: Lori McLuckie & Teresa Roever (2010)

42 min | Documentary

5.3
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One woman murdered her boyfriend and dismembered his body while she was pregnant (possibly his baby). Another woman was found guilty of death of her 67-year-old mentally handicapped roommate but claims that she was framed.

Director: Richard Swindell | Stars: Ashley Crary, Nathan Chambers, Loriann Jimenez, Mitch Morrissey

Votes: 7

32. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Episode: Placenta Claus Is Coming to Town (1989)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama

6.2
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Kuzak goes the final mile as tries to lighten the sentence on Earl Williams, who is facing the death penalty after being convicted of murder. Meanwhile, Markowitz loses his cool when Kelsey... See full summary »

Director: Rob Thompson | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Susan Dey, Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry

Votes: 9

33. Conspiracy? (2004– )
Episode: RFK Assassination (2005)

Documentary

7.2
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Despite pressure to conduct a solid inquiry of the Robert Kennedy assassination to avoid the controversy following his brother's murder, there are various unexplained details in Los Angeles... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Kane, Robert F. Kennedy, Julian Zelizer, Philip Melanson

Votes: 6

34. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Sad Cypress (2003)

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Elinor Carlisle seems to be the obvious murderer of her ailing aunt and the beautiful romantic rival who broke up her engagement, but Poirot uncovers darker motives.

Director: David Moore | Stars: David Suchet, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Rupert Penry-Jones, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 1,548

35. Picket Fences (1992–1996)
Episode: Systematic Abuse (1994)

Crime, Drama, Family

7.7
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Brian Latham is put on trial for the murder of his girlfriend. Littleton and Douglas clash in court. Jimmy's men try to intimidate Latham but he still claims he's innocent.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Kathy Baker, Costas Mandylor, Lauren Holly

Votes: 18

36. Picket Fences (1992–1996)
Episode: Turpitude (1993)

Crime, Drama, Family

7.4
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Sheriff Brock is forced to arrest Mayor Pugen after he shoots and kills a carjacker that tries to steal his car, and the town's new District Attorney, John Littleton, a former lawyer from ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Kathy Baker, Costas Mandylor, Lauren Holly

Votes: 23

37. Conspiracy? (2004– )
Episode: Who Killed Martin Luther King? (2004)

Documentary

6.5
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For those who believe James Earl Ray did not kill Martin Luther King or did not do so alone, the list of alternative conspirators is long and diverse. This program presents the preeminent theories that have enriched their proponents.

Stars: Tom Kane, Ryan Salzwedel, D'Army Bailey, Jamie Black

Votes: 6

38. Picket Fences (1992–1996)
Episode: Witness for the Prosecution (1995)

Crime, Drama, Family

7.4
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The pope comes to Rome, Wisconsin and witnesses a murder. The court case that follows tests Judge Bone and Douglas Wambaugh's friendship.

Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Kathy Baker, Costas Mandylor, Lauren Holly

Votes: 21



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