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1. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

PG | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.7
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61 Metascore

James Bond woos a mob boss' daughter and goes undercover to uncover the true reason for Blofeld's allergy research in the Swiss Alps that involves beautiful women from around the world.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Gabriele Ferzetti

Votes: 73,531 | Gross: $22.80M

2. The Third Man (1949)

Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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97 Metascore

Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Votes: 148,732 | Gross: $0.45M

3. Gangster No. 1 (2000)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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60 Metascore

Chronicles the rise and fall of a prominent, and particularly ruthless English gangster.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis, Paul Bettany, Saffron Burrows

Votes: 12,560 | Gross: $0.03M

4. The Public Enemy (1931)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Joan Blondell

Votes: 16,439

5. Force of Evil (1948)

Passed | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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89 Metascore

An unethical lawyer, with an older brother he wants to help, becomes a partner with a client in the numbers racket.

Director: Abraham Polonsky | Stars: John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor, Howland Chamberlain

Votes: 5,341

6. Brandy for the Parson (1952)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.9
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A young couple get involved with a smuggler.

Director: John Eldridge | Stars: James Donald, Kenneth More, Jean Lodge, Frederick Piper

Votes: 141

7. The Mayor of Hell (1933)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Five members of a teen-age gang, including leader Jimmy Smith, are sent to the state reformatory, presided over by the melodramatically callous Thompson. Soon, Patsy Gargan, a former ... See full summary »

Directors: Archie Mayo, Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Madge Evans, Arthur Byron, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 1,277

8. The Roaring Twenties (1939)

Not Rated | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

Votes: 11,708

9. The Doorway to Hell (1930)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Despite his efforts to go straight, a young gangster keeps falling back into crime.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Lew Ayres, James Cagney, Charles Judels, Dorothy Mathews

Votes: 872

10. Born Reckless (1937)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.2
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A champion auto racer takes a job with a taxicab company being harassed by a gangster who wants to take over all the cab companies in town.

Directors: Malcolm St. Clair, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Brian Donlevy, Barton MacLane, Robert Kent

Votes: 118

11. Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon wants to be something his old man wasn't: a guy on the right side of the law. But Dixon's vicious nature will get the better of him.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill, Bert Freed

Votes: 7,076

12. Fury (1936)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to fake his death and frame the mob for his supposed murder.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 10,447

13. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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Nick and Nora are at their wisecracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race track.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed

Votes: 4,935

14. Death of a Corrupt Man (1977)

Not Rated | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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One early morning deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano, a racketeer with extant political connections. Serrano ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Alain Delon, Ornella Muti, Stéphane Audran, Mireille Darc

Votes: 1,601

15. M (1951)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.8
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In this Americanization of the 1931 German thriller, both the police and the criminal underworld stalk a mysterious killer who preys on small children.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: David Wayne, Howard Da Silva, Martin Gabel, Luther Adler

Votes: 1,509

16. King of Crime (2018)

102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.1
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When the biggest player in British cyber-crime faces destruction by some deadly serious Islamic extremists, he knows it's time to settle old scores and play the biggest scam of his life - before bailing out fast.

Director: Matt Gambell | Stars: Mark Wingett, Claire King, Rachel Bright, Nicholas Brendon

Votes: 71

17. Flame of the Islands (1955)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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The story of a café singer who buys a gambling casino, and the men who fall in love with her.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Howard Duff, Zachary Scott, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 102

18. Take One False Step (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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During a conference-trip to L.A., an academic runs into an old-flame and into trouble with the police when she disappears, presumed murdered.

Director: Chester Erskine | Stars: William Powell, Shelley Winters, Marsha Hunt, Dorothy Hart

Votes: 244

19. Joanna (1968)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.0
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A provincial girl is entangled in the mod morality of London.

Director: Michael Sarne | Stars: Geneviève Waïte, Christian Doermer, Calvin Lockhart, Donald Sutherland

Votes: 326

20. Brother Orchid (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to reclaim his place and former friends try to kill him, he finds solace in a monastery and reinvents himself as a pious monk.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sothern, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,222

21. Illegal (1955)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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After an overly aggressive district attorney unknowingly sends an innocent man to the chair, he resigns, turns to drinking, and acquires a criminal clientèle.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe, Jayne Mansfield

Votes: 1,453

22. Desert Fury (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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The daughter of a Nevada casino owner gets involved with a racketeer, despite everyone's efforts to separate them.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: John Hodiak, Lizabeth Scott, Burt Lancaster, Wendell Corey

Votes: 1,149

23. Life Without Dick (2002 Video)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

3.8
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By accident, Colleen Gibson shoots and kills her gold-digging cheating boyfriend, Dick, a private eye who happens to have a hitman on his tail. Danny the hitman works for his brother-in-law... See full summary »

Director: Bix Skahill | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Harry Connick Jr., Johnny Knoxville, Craig Ferguson

Votes: 1,706

24. Kid Glove Killer (1942)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Crime lab expert Gordon McKay uses the latest forensic techniques to solve murders in a city plagued by political corruption and mob rackets.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Van Heflin, Marsha Hunt, Lee Bowman, Samuel S. Hinds

Votes: 841

25. Blood Money (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.8
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Bill Bailey is a Los Angeles bail bondsman who lives in a world of complete, casual corruption, where all he has to do is pick up the phone to get the charges against a client dismissed. He... See full summary »

Director: Rowland Brown | Stars: George Bancroft, Judith Anderson, Frances Dee, Chick Chandler

Votes: 273

26. Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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After 5 years in prison, ex-cop Steve Rollins is paroled and searches for the San Francisco mobsters who framed him for manslaughter.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Alan Ladd, Edward G. Robinson, Joanne Dru, William Demarest

Votes: 398

27. Le ruffian (1983)

108 min | Adventure, Crime

6.1
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Aldo, in his fifties, works in a gold mine in Northern Canada, in the middle of a bunch of adventurers.

Director: José Giovanni | Stars: Lino Ventura, Bernard Giraudeau, Claudia Cardinale, Béatrix Van Til

Votes: 600

28. The Long Firm (2004)

220 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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The lives of characters who live, love, and suffer through their association with the charismatic charms of gangster Harry Starks.

Stars: Mark Strong, George Costigan, Neil Conrich, Geoff Bell

Votes: 583

29. Fast and Furious (1939)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.2
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Rare book dealers Joel and Garda take a summertime jaunt to the seashore where he becomes involved in a beauty pageant as investor and judge much to her chagrin.

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Franchot Tone, Ann Sothern, Ruth Hussey, Lee Bowman

Votes: 608

30. Come to the Stable (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Two nuns arrive unannounced in the small New England town of Bethlehem, where they recruit various townspeople to help them build a children's hospital.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 993

31. Red-Haired Alibi (1932)

Passed | 75 min | Drama

5.7
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A young girl new to the big city gets a job as a man's companion. What she doesn't know is that the man is a notorious gangster.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Merna Kennedy, Theodore von Eltz, Grant Withers, Purnell Pratt

Votes: 138

32. Johnny Staccato (1959– )

24 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective.

Stars: John Cassavetes, Eduardo Ciannelli, Dennis Sallas, Frank London

Votes: 171

33. 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: 127

34. I Became a Criminal (1947)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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After WW2, former RAF airman Clem Morgan joins a gang of black-market smugglers-thieves but when a robbery goes wrong, Clem is caught , framed for a policeman's murder, and is sent to prison where he plots his escape and revenge.

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Griffith Jones, Rene Ray

Votes: 1,175

35. Woman in the Dark (1934)

Passed | 68 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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A paroled prisoner hits a man attacking a woman. He runs away scared that he may have killed him - he did not. From a book "Woman in the Dark" by Dashiell Hammett.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Fay Wray, Ralph Bellamy, Melvyn Douglas, Roscoe Ates

Votes: 262

36. Gabriel Over the White House (1933)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Walter Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone, Arthur Byron

Votes: 1,085

37. The Saint Takes Over (1940)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery

6.6
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Inspector Fernack is framed by a cartel of five gangsters and Simon does his best to prove it before all the conspirators are murdered by a mysterious killer.

Director: Jack Hively | Stars: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Jonathan Hale, Paul Guilfoyle

Votes: 585

38. X Marks the Spot (1942)

Approved | 55 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.1
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It's 1942, rubber is a valuable commodity during WW2. Eddie Delaney is a second lieutenant in the army, but also a private detective. Eddy swings into action, when his father, ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Damian O'Flynn, Helen Parrish, Dick Purcell, Jack La Rue

Votes: 180

39. The Murder Man (1935)

Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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When a crooked businessman is fatally shot, a hotshot New York newspaper reporter specializing in murder stories narrows in on the dead man's associate.

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 944

40. A Man Betrayed (1941)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A small-town attorney comes to the city to investigate the murder of a friend and falls in love with the daughter of the crime ring he hopes to expose.

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: John Wayne, Frances Dee, Edward Ellis, Wallace Ford

Votes: 392

41. Blues in the Night (1941)

Passed | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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"Jigger' Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger 'Character' Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powell, and Nickie Haroyen and Peppi. All of them dedicate themselves to work as a unit ... See full summary »

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Betty Field, Richard Whorf, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 873

42. Finger Man (1955)

82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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An ex-con goes undercover for the government to "finger" the crime boss who made his sister a drug addict.

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Forrest Tucker, Peggie Castle, Timothy Carey

Votes: 235

43. Black Hand (1950)

Passed | 92 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.4
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Now grown-up, Johnny Columbo returns to New York from Italy having sworn a vendetta against the Black Hand who killed his father years earlier. Becoming romantically involved with a girl ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Gene Kelly, J. Carrol Naish, Teresa Celli, Marc Lawrence

Votes: 669

44. Kala Bazaar (1989)

Not Rated | 160 min | Action, Drama

5.5
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In modern secular India corruption, nepotism, caste, and favoritism has taken root all the way from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, sparing no one in it's wake. Bombay Municipal Corporation's ... See full summary »

Director: Rakesh Roshan | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Farha Naaz, Kimi Katkar

Votes: 173

45. Sucker List (1941)

Approved | 19 min | Crime, Short, Drama

6.0
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Mr. Brown and his racketeer buddies, calling their company "Best Selections", come up with a scheme to bilk those already seemingly desperate for money of what little they have. The scheme ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Lynne Carver, Noel Madison, John Archer, George Cleveland

Votes: 73

46. Forbidden (1953)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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Eddie Darrow, seeking a mobster's widow in Macao, gets involved in a casino owner's affairs.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Tony Curtis, Joanne Dru, Lyle Bettger, Marvin Miller

Votes: 320

47. Sporting Blood (1931)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.2
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The saga of thoroughbred Tommy Boy, born in a rain puddle, and his various owners as he evolves into a a champion stakes horse.

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Clark Gable, Ernest Torrence, Madge Evans, Lew Cody

Votes: 280

48. 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: 680

49. Harmony Lessons (2013)

120 min | Drama

7.3
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Lonely Kazakh teenager Aslan is bullied at his new school. He prepares himself for a bloody revenge on the school bully Bolat.

Director: Emir Baigazin | Stars: Timur Aidarbekov, Aslan Anarbayev, Mukhtar Andassov, Anelya Adilbekova

Votes: 828

50. The Green Hornet Strikes Again! (1940)

Approved | 293 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.5
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A wealthy publisher uses a disguise and calls himself the Green Hornet to fight crime in his city.

Directors: Ford Beebe, John Rawlins | Stars: Warren Hull, Wade Boteler, Anne Nagel, Keye Luke

Votes: 300



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