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1. Widows (2018)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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84 Metascore

Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki

Votes: 73,717 | Gross: $42.40M

2. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.3
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100 Metascore

Following the death of publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 373,061 | Gross: $1.59M

3. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy

5.1
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33 Metascore

Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville, Jessica Simpson, Alice Greczyn

Votes: 73,382 | Gross: $80.27M

4. Black Sheep (1996)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

6.3
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A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Chris Farley, David Spade, Tim Matheson, Christine Ebersole

Votes: 34,728 | Gross: $32.38M

5. Il Divo (2008)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Toni Servillo, Anna Bonaiuto, Giulio Bosetti, Flavio Bucci

Votes: 14,826 | Gross: $0.24M

6. Li'l Abner (1959)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Family

6.7
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As Sadie Hawkins Day approaches, Daisy Mae hopes to win the hand of Li'l Abner by catching him in the traditional race. A senator comes to visit to tell the residents of Dogpatch that their... See full summary »

Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye, Peter Palmer, Howard St. John

Votes: 1,200

7. To Steal from a Thief (2016)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.3
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A bank. A safe box. An information that would shake a country.

Director: Daniel Calparsoro | Stars: Luis Tosar, Rodrigo De la Serna, Raúl Arévalo, Jose Coronado

Votes: 5,570

8. Rancho Notorious (1952)

Approved | 89 min | Western

7.0
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After the murder of his fiancée, a Wyoming ranch hand sets out to find her killer.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer, Gloria Henry

Votes: 3,589

9. Singham Returns (2014)

Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Drama

5.7
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Owing to the wrongdoings affiliated with evils similar to black money, an honest but ferocious police officer returns as the Deputy Commissioner of Police with the prospect of wiping out injustice.

Director: Rohit Shetty | Stars: Kareena Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Anupam Kher, Pankaj Tripathi

Votes: 6,782 | Gross: $1.23M

10. Murder in the Big House (1942)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.2
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When a prisoner on Death Row is "accidentally" killed just before his execution, a reporter smells something fishy. His investigation reveals that the condemned man was about to reveal some... See full summary »

Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Van Johnson, Faye Emerson, George Meeker, Frank Wilcox

Votes: 123

11. Wyoming Mail (1950)

Passed | 87 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.1
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In 1869, when the railroad mail service is threatened by frequent bandit attacks, the government hires Steve Davis to infiltrate a gang in order to destroy it from inside.

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Stephen McNally, Alexis Smith, Howard Da Silva, Ed Begley

Votes: 156

12. Gunda (1998)

Not Rated | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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When a coolie's family is murdered by a group of gangsters and politicians, he swears revenge on them.

Director: Kanti Shah | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Mukesh Rishi, Mohan Joshi, Shakti Kapoor

Votes: 9,456

13. I Love Trouble (1948)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.9
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A wealthy man hires a detective to investigate his wife's past. The detective (Franchot Tone) discovers that the wife had been a dancer and left her home town with an actor. The latter is ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Franchot Tone, Janet Blair, Janis Carter, Adele Jergens

Votes: 319

14. Gulaab Gang (2014)

Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Drama

6.1
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A fearless woman fights social injustice; creating a sanctuary for abused women and battling a crooked politician.

Director: Soumik Sen | Stars: Madhuri Dixit, Juhi Chawla, Divya Jagdale, Priyanka Bose

Votes: 1,978

15. Red Wedding (1973)

PG | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Lucienne Delamare and Pierre Maury are having an affair. Lucienne's husband Paul is the mayor, and a French deputy. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been weak and sickly for years. Lucienne's ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Michel Piccoli, Claude Piéplu, Clotilde Joano

Votes: 1,480

16. Casshern (2004)

Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Live-action sci-fi movie based on a 1973 Japanese animé of the same name (Shinzo Ningen Casshân). Theme song by Utada Hikaru.

Director: Kazuaki Kiriya | Stars: Yûsuke Iseya, Kumiko Asô, Akira Terao, Kanako Higuchi

Votes: 12,877

17. Mudhalvan (1999)

Not Rated | 169 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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A man accepts a challenge to act as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for one day only, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Arjun Sarja, Manisha Koirala, Raghuvaran, Vadivelu

Votes: 5,494

18. Comanche (1956)

Approved | 87 min | Action, History, Romance

5.6
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Common efforts of the U.S. government and the Comanche nation to negotiate a peace treaty are sabotaged by renegade Indians and by the short-sighted Indian Commissioner.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Dana Andrews, Kent Smith, Nestor Paiva, Henry Brandon

Votes: 448

19. Girl Crazy (1932)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Musical

6.1
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New York playboy Danny Churchill is sent to a small town in Arizona, where being sheriff is very dangerous, to keep away from girls, but he decides to open a dude ranch there. He asks his ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee, Eddie Quillan

Votes: 226

20. New York Confidential (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A top syndicate crime boss and his corrupt politicians, make multi-million deals and order murders , until the vicious pattern finally catches up to him.

Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Richard Conte, Anne Bancroft, Marilyn Maxwell

Votes: 439

21. Robin Hood of the Pecos (1941)

Passed | 59 min | Comedy, Music, Western

6.1
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In Texas after the Civil War, Ballard has declared martial law intending to drive the ranchers out of the county. When Col. Davis ousts Ballard and Roy is elected Sheriff, his man Stacy ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Marjorie Reynolds, Cy Kendall

Votes: 130

22. Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu (2012)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Drama

5.7
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Rambabu (Pawan Kalyan) owns a garage and is a mechanic. But he is a different young man who is sensitive to injustice and doesn't hesitate to take action as a responsible citizen. Soon, his... See full summary »

Director: Puri Jagannadh | Stars: Pawan Kalyan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Prakash Raj, Ali

Votes: 2,516

23. Lady from Louisiana (1941)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Western

6.0
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Northern lawyer John Reynolds travels to New Orleans to try and clean up the local crime syndicate based around a lottery. Although he meets Julie Mirbeau and they are attracted to each ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: John Wayne, Ona Munson, Ray Middleton, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 340

24. The Gangster (1947)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Shubunka (Barry Sulivan) is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner. The police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll.

Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Belita, Joan Lorring, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 682

25. Hoodlum Empire (1952)

Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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After WW2, ex-mobster war hero Joe Gray goes straight, to the dismay of his New York mob boss uncle who's afraid that his nephew will testify against his outfit before a Grand Jury.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Forrest Tucker, Vera Ralston

Votes: 176

26. The Clearstream Affair (2014)

Not Rated | 106 min | Thriller

6.5
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Journalist Denis Robert sparked a storm in the world of European finance by denouncing the murky operations of banking firm Clearstream. His quest to reveal the truth behind a secret world ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Garenq | Stars: Gilles Lellouche, Charles Berling, Laurent Capelluto, Florence Loiret Caille

Votes: 788

27. Slightly Honorable (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Edward Arnold, Broderick Crawford, Ruth Terry

Votes: 342

28. Seven Keys to Baldpate (1929)

72 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A writer, looking for some peace and quiet in order to finish a novel, takes a room at the Baldpate Inn. Peace and quiet are last things he gets, though, as there are some very strange things going on at the establishment.

Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Richard Dix, Miriam Seegar, Margaret Livingston, Lucien Littlefield

Votes: 191

29. Roses Are Red (1947)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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A paroled convict who bears a striking resemblance to the local District Attorney is hired by the mob to impersonate him, while the real District Attorney is kidnapped and held captive at a secret location.

Director: James Tinling | Stars: Don Castle, Peggy Knudsen, Patricia Knight, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 128

30. The Mighty McGurk (1947)

Passed | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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"Slag" McGurk, a former boxing champ living on memories of glories past, spends his days and nights as a bouncer/braggert/boozer at Glenson's saloon. But when "Slag" stumbles upon a young ... See full summary »

Director: John Waters | Stars: Wallace Beery, Dean Stockwell, Edward Arnold, Aline MacMahon

Votes: 166

31. Frisco Jenny (1932)

Unrated | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.9
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Frisco Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. She puts her son up for adoption and he rises to prominence as district ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Louis Calhern, Helen Jerome Eddy, Donald Cook

Votes: 845

32. Racket Busters (1938)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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Manhattan gangster John "Czar" Martin enters the trucking business in an effort to control the produce market. When he catches popular trucker Danny Jordan robbing the gang's office to ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, George Brent, Gloria Dickson, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 435

33. The Black Raven (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Mystery

5.6
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A group of strangers are brought together in an old, dark house and must contend with two murders and $50,000 in stolen money.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Zucco, Wanda McKay, Noel Madison, Robert Livingston

Votes: 462

34. Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.2
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Returning from European exile where she avoided testifying against her criminal associates, a former singer with a tell-all diary is murdered to ensure her silence.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, Joan Marsh, J. Edward Bromberg

Votes: 1,259

35. King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein (1961)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.8
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The story of flamboyant Prohibition-era gangster, gambler and bootlegger Arnold Rothstein.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: David Janssen, Dianne Foster, Jack Carson, Diana Dors

Votes: 172

36. Powdersmoke Range (1935)

Passed | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.7
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New ranch owners Tucson, Stony, and Lullaby find their legal papers missing and cattle rustled. The culprit is Ogden and his stooge Deputy Glascow. When the trio fight back, Ogden brings in... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Harry Carey, Hoot Gibson, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Bob Steele

Votes: 112

37. A Stranger in Town (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Frank Morgan, Richard Carlson, Jean Rogers, Porter Hall

Votes: 453

38. Der Fall Barschel (2015 TV Movie)

177 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.9
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Film about the death of the German politician Uwe Barschel, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his hotel room in 1987, and the surrounding political scandals.

Director: Kilian Riedhof | Stars: Alexander Fehling, Fabian Hinrichs, Matthias Matschke, Antje Traue

Votes: 235

39. Gunsmoke Ranch (1937)

Approved | 53 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.0
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Flagg is relocating flood victims to Gunsmoke Ranch. The Three Mesquiteers know Flagg to be a crook and try to warn them. They ignore the warning and improve the land only to find that it has been condemned for a new dam.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Kenneth Harlan

Votes: 88

40. Santa Fe Stampede (1938)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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The Mesquiteers capture a horse thief who escapes justice through a crooked judge. They gather signatures urging the governor to investigate but a friend with the petition is murdered. Stony is accused.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, June Martel

Votes: 305

41. The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy

6.8
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A bumbling, long-winded and crooked Southern senator, considered by some as a dark horse for the Presidency, panics his party when his tell-all diary is stolen.

Director: George S. Kaufman | Stars: William Powell, Ella Raines, Peter Lind Hayes, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 369

42. Apache Trail (1942)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.7
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The brother of a notorious outlaw is put in a charge of a stagecoach line way station in dangerous Apache territory. A stagecoach arrives at the station with a valuable box of cargo, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Thorpe, Richard Rosson | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Donna Reed, William Lundigan, Ann Ayars

Votes: 215

43. Wyoming Outlaw (1939)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.3
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Will Parker has been destroyed by a local politician and now must steal to feed his family. He steals a steer from the Three Mesquiteers.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Raymond Hatton, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 270

44. North of the Rio Grande (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Western

7.0
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Hoppy's brother has been murdered and he is on the trail of the murderers. To get them he makes himself seem to be a wanted man.

Director: Nate Watt | Stars: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 129

45. Crime, Inc. (1945)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.5
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A crusading reporter uses his friendship with a mobster to expose the machinations of organized crime in his city.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Leo Carrillo, Tom Neal, Martha Tilton, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 112

46. Boy Slaves (1939)

Passed | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.5
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A runaway follows the leader of a gang of boys, and they all wind up working in a turpentine camp.

Director: P.J. Wolfson | Stars: Anne Shirley, Roger Daniel, James McCallion, Alan Baxter

Votes: 165

47. Diamond Jim (1935)

Approved | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The story of legendary gambler Diamond Jim Brady and his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Edward Arnold, Jean Arthur, Binnie Barnes, Cesar Romero

Votes: 171

48. Winners of the West (1940)

Approved | 247 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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One of the writers of this serial, George H. Plympton, dusted the story off and re-sold it to Sam Katzman for a Columbia 1951 serial called "Roar of the Iron Horse". "Winners of the West" ... See full summary »

Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor | Stars: Dick Foran, Anne Nagel, Tom Fadden, James Craig

Votes: 43

49. The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

6.5
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How a liberated teacher brought women's suffrage to Wyoming in 1869.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Loretta Young, Robert Preston, Edward Arnold, Frank Craven

Votes: 74

50. A Place Called Today (1972)

X | 103 min | Drama

4.3
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Racial tensions arise when a black lawyer runs for mayor of a racially divided town.

Director: Don Schain | Stars: J. Herbert Kerr Jr., Lana Wood, Cheri Caffaro, Richard Smedley

Votes: 44



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