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1. Papillon (I) (2017)

R | 133 min | Adventure, Biography, Crime

7.1
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51 Metascore

Wrongfully convicted for murder, Henri Charriere forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate and quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, in an attempt to escape from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island.

Director: Michael Noer | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Damijan Oklopdzic, Christopher Fairbank, Jason Ryan

Votes: 37,923 | Gross: $2.34M

2. Papillon (1973)

R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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58 Metascore

A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon

Votes: 114,631 | Gross: $53.27M

3. Mister 880 (1950)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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Gentle romantic comedy about a Secret Service Agent trying to catch a cold case counterfeiter and a United Nations translator.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Edmund Gwenn, Dorothy McGuire, Millard Mitchell

Votes: 1,173

4. Dangerous Money (1946)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger Charlie Chan that there have been two attempts on his life.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Sidney Toler, Gloria Warren, Victor Sen Yung, Rick Vallin

Votes: 952

5. True Crime: Streets of LA (2003 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Loose cannon cop Nick Kang, suspended from the LAPD, becomes part of an elite police unit and defends the City of Angels from a plot involving the Chinese Triad and the Russian mob.

Stars: Russell Wong, Gary Oldman, Christopher Walken, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 1,204

6. Naked Lies (1998)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

3.0
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FBI agent Cara Landry is sent on an undercover assignment to gather evidence on Damian Medina, a Mexican casino owner running a counterfeiting operation for the Cali drug cartel. With ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph E. Portillo | Stars: Shannon Tweed, Fernando Allende, Jay Baker, Steven Bauer

Votes: 303

7. Ninja the Protector (1986)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Crime

3.7
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Two brothers, Warren and David, try to defeat the evil forger who is making their lives a misery.

Director: Godfrey Ho | Stars: Richard Harrison, David Bowles, Warren Chan, Morna Lee

Votes: 406

8. Lethal Panther (1990)

Unrated | 90 min | Action, Drama

5.4
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In a war for gang supremacy, two beautiful female assassins are given the ultimate target - each other.

Director: Godfrey Ho | Stars: Tony Tam Chun-To, Lee Chun-Wa, Alex Fong, Eric Hahn

Votes: 167

9. The Christmas Star (1986)

TV-G | 94 min | Drama, Family

6.5
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A counterfeiter finds the true meaning of the holidays.

Director: Alan Shapiro | Stars: Edward Asner, Rene Auberjonois, Jim Metzler, Susan Tyrrell

Votes: 289

10. Treasury Men in Action (1950–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.

Stars: Walter Greaza, Ross Martin, Tom McKee, John Stephenson

Votes: 40

11. Target: Harry (1969)

GP | 85 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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Pilot Harry Black is hired to fly a man named Carlyle to Istanbul, where he's murdered. Now, mysterious Diane Reed and a local gangster, Rashi, are after Harry believing that he has the priceless plates Carlyle used to counterfeit money.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vic Morrow, Suzanne Pleshette, Victor Buono, Cesar Romero

Votes: 97

12. Boys' School (1938)

98 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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In a college, three friends form a secret society. Their objective - going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the ... See full summary »

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Michel Simon, Armand Bernard, Aimé Clariond

Votes: 715

13. Hideout in the Alps (1936)

75 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A forger returns to his family when he leaves jail vowing to go straight. Although approached by an international counterfeiting gang he keeps his word only to find his nephew is in the ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Ronald Squire, Jane Baxter, Anthony Bushell, Arthur Macrae

Votes: 67

14. Riding High (1943)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Music

5.1
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In order to help her father get his silver mine running, a burlesque queen returns home to Arizona and gets a job as an enterainer at a dude ranch and runs into a romantic mining engineer and a counterfeiter.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Dick Powell, Victor Moore, Gil Lamb

Votes: 66

15. 9 Souls (2003)

120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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Nine convicts escape from prison; most are convicted murders. They commandeer a van from a strip club. Their plan is to find a stash of counterfeit money that a deranged cell mate told them... See full summary »

Director: Toshiaki Toyoda | Stars: Yoshio Harada, Ryûhei Matsuda, Genta Dairaku, Eita

Votes: 1,533

16. The Big Swindle (2004)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Crime

6.6
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After being convicted for fraud, one month has passed since CHOI Chang-Hyuk's release from jail. But this time around he's got an elaborate plan cooked up. It's the biggest bank heist in ... See full summary »

Director: Dong-hoon Choi | Stars: Shin-yang Park, Jung-ah Yum, Yun-shik Baek, Ho-jin Chun

Votes: 768

17. Flashman (1967)

96 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Superhero Flashman--who is secretly a member of the British royal family--battles a host of villains and gangsters, including Mafia bank robbers and a gang of beautiful female counterfeiters.

Director: Mino Loy | Stars: Paolo Gozlino, Claudie Lange, Ivano Staccioli, Jack Ary

Votes: 85

18. I Escaped from the Gestapo (1943)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Mystery

4.9
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A forger is forced to work for a Nazi spy ring. His conscience gets the better of him, though, and he secretly conspires with the FBI to turn over the gang.

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Dean Jagger, John Carradine, Mary Brian, William Henry

Votes: 39

19. Povest o dobrih ljudeh (1975)

99 min

6.3
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The return of a refugee from the police to his grandparents' village disrupts the life of the villagers.

Director: France Stiglic | Stars: Elvira Kralj, Karel Pogorelec, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Olga Kacjan

Votes: 20

20. The Killers Edge (1991 Video)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.6
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A cop teams up with an FBI agent to track down a counterfeiter.

Director: Joseph Merhi | Stars: Wings Hauser, Karen Black, Robert Z'Dar, Joe Palese

Votes: 86

21. Shadowed (1946)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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Fred J. Johnson (Lloyd Corrigan) scores a hole-in-one but his next drive, using the lucky, initialed golf ball, soars out of bounds and lands near a spot where some counterfeiters are ... See full summary »

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Anita Louise, Lloyd Corrigan, Michael Duane, Mark Roberts

Votes: 132

22. The Mandarin Mystery (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.4
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Two murders are committed and a $50,000 Chinese Mandarin stamp is stolen, tossed around and eventually recovered as an aggregation of costly-stamp counterfeiters are uncovered through the mastermind investigation by Ellery Queen.

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Eddie Quillan, Charlotte Henry, Rita La Roy, Wade Boteler

Votes: 293

23. The Counterfeiters (1948)

Approved | 73 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Scotland Yard cop goes undercover to catch a gang of counterfeiters.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: John Sutton, Doris Merrick, Hugh Beaumont, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 40

24. Triple Deception (1956)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Due to his physical resemblance to criminal Steve Chancellor, seaman Larry Ellis is recruited by law enforcement to pose as Chancellor and infiltrate an organized crime ring in France.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Michael Craig, Julia Arnall, Brenda de Banzie, Barbara Bates

Votes: 149

25. Perilous Holiday (1946)

Passed | 89 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Based on a "serial" story by Robert Carson that ran in the Saturday Evening Post, this tale of an international counterfeiting-ring operating in Mexico starts with Patrick Nevil (Pat ... See full summary »

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Ruth Warrick, Alan Hale, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 17

26. Monkey Money (1966)

83 min | Comedy, Crime

5.8
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Fulbert is a sidewalk artist who is duped into working for a counterfeiter. He accompanies a woman posing as a grieving widow on a trip to Spain in a hearse. Unaware she is the mistress of a notorious gangster, Fulbert is chased by thugs.

Director: Yves Robert | Stars: Robert Hirsch, Sylva Koscina, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Alberto Closas

Votes: 29

27. Blondie's Secret (1948)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy

6.9
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The Bumsteads are trying to leave on their vacation but one thing after another (including Radcliffe stealing their luggage) is stopping them.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Marjorie Ann Mutchie

Votes: 118

28. Secret Service of the Air (1939)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.6
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Brass Bancroft and his sidekick Gabby Watters are recruited onto the secret service and go undercover to crack a ruthless gang that smuggles illegal aliens.

Director: Noel M. Smith | Stars: Ronald Reagan, John Litel, Ila Rhodes, James Stephenson

Votes: 213

29. The Gray Horizon (1919)

50 min

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Yano Masata, a struggling Japanese artist living in a mountainous area in America, refuses to tint counterfeit bonds for wealthy John Furthman. Yano's sister, O Haru San, comes from Japan ... See full summary »

Director: William Worthington | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Bertram Grassby, Eileen Percy, Mary Jane Irving

30. My Husband Prefers Virgins (1975)

84 min | Drama

4.3
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A married man with a son who has a passion for everything beautiful and pure has a weakness: young girls under twenty when he suspects they are virgins. So he falls in love, marries them and leaves them after the wedding night.

Director: Angelino Fons | Stars: Manuel Summers, Carmen de la Maza, África Pratt, Beatriz Galbó

Votes: 11

31. Too Many Winners (1947)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Michael Shayne accepts an assignment to investigate a gang of pari-mutual race tickets counterfeiters over the protests of his secretary, Phyllis Hamilton, who wants him to join her on a ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Trudy Marshall, Ralph Dunn, Claire Carleton

Votes: 26

32. Come on, Cowboys (1937)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.4
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When the circus owner friend of the Mesquiteers is framed for counterfeiting by his unscrupulous partner, the trio pledges to maintain his interests and care for his young daughter.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Maxine Doyle

Votes: 50

33. Under Mexicali Stars (1950)

Approved | 67 min | Western

5.0
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This film is so filled with modern trappings (1950's) and gimmicks that it appears to have been intended for Roy Rogers and is written in the typical take-no-prisoners style of toughness ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Rex Allen, Dorothy Patrick, Roy Barcroft, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 33

34. Northern Frontier (1935)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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A Mountie sets out to infiltrate and break up a gang of counterfeiters.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Kermit Maynard, Eleanor Hunt, Russell Hopton, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 26

35. Trick (I) (2010)

95 min | Action

5.7
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Kidnappers demand six million in ransom, but the United Nations does not negotiate with terrorists. One of the best counterfeiters is serving a lengthy prison term and the agent who arrested him needs his help.

Director: Jan Hryniak | Stars: Piotr Adamczyk, Marian Dziedziel, Andrzej Chyra, Jerzy Trela

Votes: 389

36. Hubert the Smart Boy (1985)

86 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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Hubert Hrabe, known as Smart Boy (Karel Hermánek), is a Prague dandy who is always skirting the edge of the law. Like every likable rogue, he has a worthy adversary - Police Inspector ... See full summary »

Director: Ivo Novák | Stars: Karel Hermánek, Petr Kostka, Josef Somr, Pavel Zednícek

Votes: 83

37. Ei ruumiita makuuhuoneeseen (1959)

105 min | Comedy, Thriller

5.2
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Director: Aarne Tarkas | Stars: Anneli Sauli, Helge Herala, Marjatta Kallio, Tommi Rinne

Votes: 57

38. It's in the Bag (1936)

80 min | Comedy

5.9
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Two porters come into some money and decide to open a nightclub. What they don't realize is that the money they came into belongs to a gang of counterfeiters who have mistaken them for ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Jimmy Nervo, Teddy Knox, Jack Barty, George Carney

Votes: 7

39. Poor Little Peppina (1916)

48 min | Drama

6.4
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A little girl is kidnapped by the Mafia in revenge for her father's help in capturing one of the mobsters. She is presumed dead, but in reality is spirited away to Italy, where she is ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, Antonio Maiori, Ernest Torti

Votes: 48

40. Prairie Raiders (1947)

Passed | 54 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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Steve Bolton, a Department of the Interior agent, has given young "Bronc" Masters a lease to 50,000 acres of range land. Several months later "Bronc" discovers a strange notice on the land,... See full summary »

Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: Charles Starrett, Nancy Saunders, Mark Roberts, Ozie Waters

Votes: 16

41. Outlaw Country (1949)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.0
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The Marshal sends Lash and Fuzzy south of the border where McCord runs a smuggling operation. His chief henchman, known as the Frontier Phantom, is Lash's brother and it's not long before the two brothers meet.

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Dan White, John Merton

Votes: 49

42. The Mutineers (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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Mobster Thomas Nagle and his gang take over a ship to use running guns and counterfeit money into Lisbon.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Jon Hall, Adele Jergens, George Reeves, Noel Cravat

Votes: 20

43. El asesino se embarca (1967)

Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Cops vs counterfeiter on a cruise ship from La Paz, Baja California to Mazatlán, Sinaloa.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Enrique Lizalde, Regina Torné, Armando Silvestre, Tito Junco

Votes: 8

44. Post Office Investigator (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.8
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A young postman becomes involved in the theft of rare stamps featuring inverted images of the Statue of Liberty. Along the way he encounters attractive criminal Clara Kelso, double-crossing gang members, and Post Office Inspectors.

Director: George Blair | Stars: Audrey Long, Warren Douglas, Jeff Donnell, Marcel Journet

Votes: 22

45. Call to Danger (1968 TV Movie)

60 min | Adventure

7.8
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Jim Kingsley leads a secret government agency whose mission is to solve cases that stump other law enforcement offices.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Peter Graves, James Gregory, Daniel J. Travanti, Albert Paulsen

Votes: 6

46. Bad Men of the Border (1945)

Approved | 55 min | Action, Drama, Music

5.9
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U. S. Marshal Ted Cameron (Kirby Grant), masquerading as a bandit, robs a mail coach. Delores Mendoza (Armida), a passenger, is an agent for the Mexican government, assigned to investigate ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Kirby Grant, Fuzzy Knight, Armida, John Eldredge

Votes: 7

47. Every Penny Counts (1961)

92 min | Comedy, Crime

4.5
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Director: Zbynek Brynych | Stars: Milos Kopecký, Miroslav Hornícek, Jirina Sejbalová, Karel Höger

Votes: 19

48. The Argyle Case (1917)

Drama, Mystery

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The story is that of the mysterious murder of John Argyle, a multi-millionaire, in the library of his home. Circumstances point toward Argyle's adopted daughter Mary, who is the beneficiary... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Robert Warwick, Charles Hines, Frank McGlynn Sr., Arthur Albertson

49. F.B.I. 99 (1966 TV Movie)

Approved | 100 min

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This is a shortened version of the 1945 Republic serial "Federal Operator 99," and was released in a syndication package to television in 1966.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Yakima Canutt, Wallace Grissell | Stars: Marten Lamont, Helen Talbot, George J. Lewis, Lorna Gray

50. The Amazing Mr. Nordill (1947)

11 min | Short, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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In the mid-nineteenth century, Everett Nordill was a seemingly honest family man who doted on his wife and children. But in getting his children to perfect copying the signatures of others,... See full summary »

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Leon Ames, Clinton Sundberg, John Nesbitt, Paul Maxey

Votes: 62



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