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1. Twins (1988)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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53 Metascore

A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is short, a womanizer, and small-time crook.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Kelly Preston, Chloe Webb

Votes: 119,347 | Gross: $111.94M

2. Shoplifters (2018)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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93 Metascore

A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, Kirin Kiki, Mayu Matsuoka

Votes: 70,293 | Gross: $3.31M

3. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War

8.1
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96 Metascore

In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Samia Kerbash

Votes: 57,117 | Gross: $0.06M

4. Angel-A (2005)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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48 Metascore

A beautiful woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Rie Rasmussen, Jamel Debbouze, Gilbert Melki, Serge Riaboukine

Votes: 33,149 | Gross: $0.20M

5. Let Us Prey (2014)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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Held in a remote police station, a mysterious stranger takes over the minds and souls of everyone inside.

Director: Brian O'Malley | Stars: Liam Cunningham, Pollyanna McIntosh, Bryan Larkin, Hanna Stanbridge

Votes: 9,570

6. The Angels' Share (2012)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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66 Metascore

Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, Roger Allam, Gary Maitland

Votes: 24,812 | Gross: $0.30M

7. The Rules of the Game (1939)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Marcel Dalio, Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost, Mila Parély

Votes: 28,024

8. Bitter Rice (1949)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Two criminals on the run end up working in a rice field and decide to recruit other workers for their next robbery.

Director: Giuseppe De Santis | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Doris Dowling, Silvana Mangano, Raf Vallone

Votes: 4,010

9. .45 (2006)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A story of how obsession, addiction and abuse cause a young woman to execute an elaborate plan of revenge.

Director: Gary Lennon | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Angus Macfadyen, Stephen Dorff, Aisha Tyler

Votes: 8,494

10. Knock on Any Door (1949)

Approved | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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An attorney defends a hoodlum of murder, using the oppressiveness of the slums to appeal to the court.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, John Derek, George Macready, Allene Roberts

Votes: 3,463

11. Sister (2012)

Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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81 Metascore

A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.

Director: Ursula Meier | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Kacey Mottet Klein, Martin Compston, Gillian Anderson

Votes: 6,584

12. A Ciambra (2017)

Unrated | 118 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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70 Metascore

In A CIAMBRA, a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region's factions - ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Carpignano | Stars: Pio Amato, Iolanda Amato, Koudous Seihon, Damiano Amato

Votes: 2,357 | Gross: $0.03M

13. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves attempt the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Totò

Votes: 10,009

14. Malcolm (1986)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills. ... See full summary »

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Colin Friels, John Hargreaves, Lindy Davies, Chris Haywood

Votes: 2,295 | Gross: $0.54M

15. Notruf Hafenkante (2007– )

45 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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The stories of police officers and doctors working near the Port of Hamburg.

Stars: Harald Maack, Sanna Englund, Gerit Kling, Fabian Harloff

Votes: 236

16. A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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68 Metascore

Ulrik's released from prison after 12 years for murder. Will he go straight? He gets a room and a job as mechanic. He hooks up with his old gang. His son introduces him as uncle to his pregnant fiancée.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Bjørn Floberg, Jorunn Kjellsby, Gard B. Eidsvold

Votes: 6,862 | Gross: $0.04M

17. Monsieur Hire (1989)

PG-13 | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A recluse is accused of murdering a young woman simply because his neighbors think he is strange.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Michel Blanc, Sandrine Bonnaire, Luc Thuillier, André Wilms

Votes: 6,363 | Gross: $1.42M

18. The Wounded Man (1983)

109 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A young man discovers his homosexuality and begins a relationship with a manipulative huster/petty criminal that he meets at a train station.

Director: Patrice Chéreau | Stars: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Roland Bertin, Lisa Kreuzer

Votes: 989

19. Color Me Kubrick (2005)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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57 Metascore

The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut (1999), despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.

Director: Brian W. Cook | Stars: John Malkovich, Jim Davidson, Richard E. Grant, Tom Allen

Votes: 6,546 | Gross: $0.07M

20. Revolver (1973)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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An Italian official decides to take it upon himself to free his wife after she's taken hostage by ruthless criminals.

Director: Sergio Sollima | Stars: Oliver Reed, Fabio Testi, Paola Pitagora, Agostina Belli

Votes: 1,888

21. The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros (2005)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.0
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70 Metascore

A young boy falls in love with a handsome policeman who is investigating his family's criminal activities.

Director: Auraeus Solito | Stars: Nathan Lopez, Soliman Cruz, J.R. Valentin, Neil Ryan Sese

Votes: 1,532

22. Großstadtrevier (1986– )

50 min | Crime, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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The daily lives of police officers in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg.

Stars: Jan Fedder, Maria Ketikidou, Till Demtrøder, Peter Heinrich Brix

Votes: 330

23. Gentlemen of Fortune (1971)

TV-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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It so happens that peaceful kindergarten teacher is incredibly similar to the terrible villain who stole the helmet of Alexander the Great. And villain's accomplices are unexpectedly similar to children - they also need love and care.

Director: Aleksandr Seryy | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Georgiy Vitsin, Saveliy Kramarov, Radner Muratov

Votes: 11,078

24. Crackers (1984)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.2
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Reduced to minding the counter at a crusty pawn shop, Weslake tumbles onto a scheme by some disgruntled misfit clients to rob the place. Rather than blow the whistle, however, he insinuates himself as the heist's mastermind.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 1,374 | Gross: $0.13M

25. Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)

TV-G | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.5
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Three stories about Shurik - a young student. He fights against criminals, falls in love, confuses apartments, passes exams - he lives after all.

Director: Leonid Gaidai | Stars: Aleksandr Demyanenko, Mikhail Pugovkin, Aleksei Smirnov, Vladimir Basov

Votes: 12,711

26. Otley (1969)

M | 92 min | Comedy

6.2
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Gerald Otley, wannabe antiques dealer, is kicked out of his flat for failing to pay rent, sleeps at a friend's house for the night, wakes up two days later in an airport field, and finds himself entangled in international espionage.

Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Romy Schneider, Alan Badel, James Villiers

Votes: 454

27. Live Free or Die (2006)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Lackluster criminals look to pull a job in the Granite State.

Directors: Gregg Kavet, Andy Robin | Stars: Aaron Stanford, Paul Schneider, Judah Friedlander, Peter Anthony Tambakis

Votes: 2,470 | Gross: $0.01M

28. Reindeerspotting - Escape from Santaland (2010)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

7.4
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45 Metascore

This documentary tells the story of Jani, a 19-year-old drug addict living on social welfare among with his friends. Tired of his life in a remote city in Rovaniemi, he decides to travel by... See full summary »

Director: Joonas Neuvonen | Star: Jani Raappana

Votes: 3,324

29. Måste gitt (2017)

97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Respected suburb guy in Stockholm who lives in criminality but want to be an actor. By coincidence he dropped his diary and was found by Lena Endre who thinks its great and want to publish it...

Director: Ivica Zubak | Stars: Can Demirtas, David Nzinga, Jörgen Thorsson, Selma Caglar

Votes: 1,248

30. The Grim Reaper (1962)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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When a woman is killed in a park, the police bring in everyone suspected of being there when the incident occurred and question them. One of them is the killer.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Francesco Ruiu, Giancarlo De Rosa, Vincenzo Ciccora, Alfredo Leggi

Votes: 2,357

31. Young and Healthy As a Rose (1971)

76 min | Drama

7.3
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Follows Stevan Nikolic, "Stiv", petty criminal born in Belgrade, always problematic, enemy of country's regime, influenced by society and movies(for example Godard's, even the movie looks ... See full summary »

Director: Jovan Jovanovic | Stars: Dragan Nikolic, Aleksandar Gavric, María Baxa, Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic

Votes: 826

32. Best Laid Plans (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

6.3
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David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the ... See full summary »

Director: David Blair | Stars: Stephen Graham, David O'Hara, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Lee Ingleby

Votes: 1,551

33. Made in U.S.A. (1987)

R | 82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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Two misfit best friends, Dar and Tuck, leave their dying coal-mining town with only one goal in mind - to reach sunny California and hook up with some beach babes. On the road, they meet gun-crazy outlaw Annie, and she takes over.

Director: Ken Friedman | Stars: Judith Baldwin, Lori Singer, Marji Martin, Adrian Pasdar

Votes: 480

34. Street Mobster (1972)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Crime

7.1
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A yakuza, who has an untamed rage and lack of respect for authority, finds himself leading the remnants of the gang he once belonged to in order to secure an area of their own.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Noboru Andô, Mayumi Nagisa, Asao Koike

Votes: 1,025

35. Hellsinki (2009)

133 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Professional criminals in Finland from 1966 to 1979.

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä | Stars: Samuli Edelmann, Peter Franzén, Kari Hietalahti, Pihla Viitala

Votes: 3,357

36. Working the Engels (2014)

30 min | Comedy

6.0
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A family are forced to band together to keep their heads above water when their father and breadwinner passes away, leaving them all in a mountain of debt.

Stars: Andrea Martin, Kacey Rohl, Azura Skye, Benjamin Arthur

Votes: 5,824

37. Black River (1957)

114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A love triangle develops between a benevolent student, his innocent girlfriend, and a cruel petty criminal, all as a point of diagnosis of a social disease that had Japan slowly succumbing to lawlessness during the post-War era.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Fumio Watanabe, Tatsuya Nakadai, Ineko Arima, Keiko Awaji

Votes: 994

38. Königlich Bayerisches Amtsgericht (1969–1971)

25 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Add a Plot

Stars: Hans Baur, Georg Blädel, Franz Loskarn, Gustl Bayrhammer

Votes: 92

39. Fast Food (II) (1998)

99 min | Action, Comedy

4.8
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A reformed young man with a steady job, Benny, returns to the city of his youth to find the girl he's been in love with since childhood and that's home to his four petty criminal friends, Jacko, Zac, Bisto and Flea.

Director: Stewart Sugg | Stars: Douglas Henshall, Emily Woof, Miles Anderson, Stephen Lord

Votes: 232

40. Snow Trail (1947)

89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Three bank robbers, Eijima, Nojiri, and Takasugi, flee the police and escape into the mountains. At an inn high in the Japanese Alps, Eijima and Nojiri encounter a young woman and her ... See full summary »

Director: Senkichi Taniguchi | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Kosugi, Akitake Kôno

Votes: 475

41. The Human Jungle (1954)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.8
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Police procedural film about a police captain assigned to take over a demoralized police precinct and turn it around by solving all the unsolved cases as well as some new tough ones.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Gary Merrill, Jan Sterling, Regis Toomey, Lamont Johnson

Votes: 163

42. Die Straßen von Berlin (1995–2000)

90 min | Crime

7.4
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The cases of an organized crime unit of the Berlin police.

Stars: Martin Semmelrogge, Dietrich Mattausch, Guntbert Warns, Nadeshda Brennicke

Votes: 50

43. Rose of Washington Square (1939)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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A singer becomes a star in the Ziegfeld Follies, but her marriage to a con man has a bad effect on her career.

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Al Jolson, William Frawley

Votes: 610

44. München 7 (2004–2016)

60 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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München 7.

Stars: Andreas Giebel, Florian Karlheim, Jockel Tschiersch, Johannes Herrschmann

Votes: 141

45. One Year in a Life of Crime (1989 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary, Crime

8.1
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Documentary maker Jon Alpert follows three petty criminals in Newark. Filmed by a hidden camera, the three are stealing, using drugs, getting caught and convicted.

Director: Jon Alpert | Stars: Freddy, Michael Jandreau, Robert

Votes: 148

46. The Worthless (1982)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Juuso Hirvikangas, Esko Nikkari

Votes: 1,121

47. Rising Storm (1989)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.7
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In a future postapocalyptic America ruled by a fascist televangelist, young thief Joe and his brother agree to help pretty Mila and her sister find an ancient artifact that could change everything.

Director: Francis Schaeffer | Stars: Zach Galligan, Wayne Crawford, June Chadwick, Elizabeth Keifer

Votes: 277

48. V2: Dead Angel (2007)

92 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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The tough Detective Vares, get hired by a friend accused of murdering a girl. His job is to find the real killer, but people aren't talking. Before he can get traction another homicide takes place- and things move toward a dire conclusion.

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä | Stars: Juha Veijonen, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Jussi Lampi, Johanna Kokko

Votes: 2,384

49. The Miscellaneous Brigade on the Watch (1971)

95 min | Action, Comedy

8.7
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In 1971 three inept petty Romanian criminals are released from prison but find themselves at the core of two money laundering and burglary cases.

Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: Toma Caragiu, Dem Radulescu, Sebastian Papaiani, Puiu Calinescu

Votes: 1,802

50. Home for Christmas (1990 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Family

5.6
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An old thief befriends a young child.

Director: Peter McCubbin | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Simon Richards, Lesley Kelly, Chantellese Kent

Votes: 199



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