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1. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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88 Metascore

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Caleb Landry Jones

Votes: 359,014 | Gross: $54.51M

2. Detroit: Become Human (2018 Video Game)

M | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

9.3
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Take control of three androids in their quest to discover who they really are.

Director: David Cage | Stars: Valorie Curry, Bryan Dechart, Jesse Williams, Audrey Boustani

Votes: 7,770

3. Safe Haven (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.7
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34 Metascore

A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders, David Lyons

Votes: 98,264 | Gross: $71.35M

4. The Killer Inside Me (2010)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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53 Metascore

A West Texas Deputy Sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba, Ned Beatty

Votes: 31,949 | Gross: $0.21M

5. The Car (1977)

PG | 96 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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A small desert town is terrorized by a powerful, seemingly possessed car, and the local sheriff may be the only one who can stop it.

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 8,111

6. Abandon (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

4.9
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36 Metascore

An investigation of a college student's missing boyfriend becomes quite strange when she begins to see him periodically.

Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: Katie Holmes, Benjamin Bratt, Charlie Hunnam, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 8,908 | Gross: $10.73M

7. Backstrom (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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The Portland Police Bureau's Elite Special Crimes Unit is led by Det. Lt. Everett Backstrom, an alcoholic and smoker who is in failing health, but takes on cases in special circumstances.

Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 8,824

8. WolfCop (2014)

Unrated | 79 min | Comedy, Horror

5.5
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As a series of strange and violent events begin to occur, an alcoholic policeman realizes that he has been turned into a werewolf as part of a larger plan.

Director: Lowell Dean | Stars: Leo Fafard, Amy Matysio, Sarah Lind, Corinne Conley

Votes: 5,657

9. The Calling (2014)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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46 Metascore

Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Fort Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.

Director: Jason Stone | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Gil Bellows, Ellen Burstyn, Topher Grace

Votes: 7,418

10. Schutzengel (2012)

130 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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A troubled veteran from the war in Afghanistan works to protect an orphaned teenager who witnessed a murder from the killer's henchmen.

Director: Til Schweiger | Stars: Numan Acar, Volker Albers, Loyd Bateman, Gode Benedix

Votes: 3,715

11. The Escort III (1999 Video)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.6
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Disillusioned elderly hardboiled cop investigates the murder of a business woman with connections to a firm that serves as a front for an escort service. When the main suspect is also killed, a blackmail conspiracy emerges.

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Ross Hagen, Tim Abell, Tane McClure, Griffin Drew

Votes: 87

12. Ghost of New Orleans (2011)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.8
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In post-Katrina New Orleans, a disgraced detective encounters the ghost of a murdered woman who wants to help him identify her killer.

Director: Predrag Antonijevic | Stars: Josh Lucas, Terrence Howard, Lake Bell, Sharon Leal

Votes: 690

13. Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys (2008 TV Movie)

47 min | Comedy

7.9
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It has been one year since the boys have become rich. Julian decided to keep the money safe, but when it comes time for everyone to get their share, the money is lost forever.

Director: Mike Clattenburg | Stars: John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, John Dunsworth, Patrick Roach

Votes: 2,859

14. The Strange Case of Doctor Rx (1942)

Approved | 66 min | Horror, Mystery

5.4
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Private eye Jerry Church is hired by a criminal defense lawyer after five mobsters he has gotten acquitted are apparently strangled by a serial killer.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill, Anne Gwynne, Samuel S. Hinds

Votes: 267

15. The Last Deadly Mission (2008)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.

Director: Olivier Marchal | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Olivia Bonamy, Catherine Marchal, Francis Renaud

Votes: 5,459

16. The Black Marble (1980)

PG | 113 min | Crime, Romance, Comedy

6.2
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A romantic comedy which explores the pressures on police officers.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Robert Foxworth, Paula Prentiss, Harry Dean Stanton, Barbara Babcock

Votes: 477

17. Creep (1995)

Unrated | 91 min | Horror, Mystery

4.6
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Angus Lynch, a psycho, escapes from prison and hooks up with his stripper sister named Kascha. Some death ensues eventually leading Angus to cross paths with a police captain named David ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Ritter | Stars: Kathy Willets, Joel D. Wynkoop, Tom Karr, Patricia Paul

Votes: 173

18. Black Dahlia (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 81 min | Crime, Horror

1.4
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Three psychopaths go on a killing spree, recreating the Black Dahlia murder.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Elissa Dowling, Sutton Christopher, Christian Behm, Jack Quinn

Votes: 931

19. The Naked Country (1985)

90 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.3
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A rancher comes in conflict with a gang of renegade Aborigines on the run from their tribe's posse. They try to kill him, but he gets away and hides in the woods. His posh wife and her lover, a local alcoholic cop, go to rescue him.

Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: John Stanton, Rebecca Gilling, Ivar Kants, Tommy Lewis

Votes: 83

20. Drunk & Disorderly (2012 TV Movie)

10 min | Comedy

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An alcoholic beat cop and her short-fused partner take on demeaning assignments from their sadistic chief while trying to keep their personal lives from unraveling on the mean streets of Oakland.

Director: David Punch | Stars: Laura Kightlinger, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Patton Oswalt, Phill Lewis

21. Begierde - Mord im Zeichen des Zen (2015 TV Movie)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.3
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Add a Plot

Director: Brigitte Bertele | Stars: Melika Foroutan, Anian Zollner, Barry Atsma, Frank Seppeler

Votes: 61

22. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Ancient, Chinese, Secret (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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As Backstrom and the SCU investigate the murder of a fortune teller, secrets are revealed.

Director: Sarah Pia Anderson | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 229

23. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Bella (2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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The Special Crimes Unit helps investigate an escalating serial arsonist.

Director: Alex Chapple | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 332

24. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Bogeyman (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Backstrom and the team have three days to save a teen who was taken by an elusive online predator.

Director: Jeff Woolnough | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 378

25. King (2011– )
Episode: Charlene Francis (2012)

Crime, Drama

7.8
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King's ex-husband, a Detective Sergeant (Shawn Doyle), has his car stolen. In the back seat is a computer with case files revealing the identity of an undercover officer.

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Amy Price-Francis, Alan Van Sprang, Gabriel Hogan, Rossif Sutherland

Votes: 24

26. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Corkscrewed (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Valentine's abuser, Dante Trippi, is murdered and left on Backstrom's doorstep.

Director: Jeffrey Walker | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 148

27. True Detective (2014– )
Episode: Down Will Come (2015)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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The detail works a pawn shop lead to close in on a suspect in the Caspere case. Frank revisits his past to pay for the present.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 7,753

28. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Dragon Slayer (2015)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Detective Everett Backstrom and his team investigate when the apparent suicide of a senator's son turns out to be homocide.

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 469

29. The Bold Ones: The Protectors (1969–1970)
Episode: Draw a Straight Man (1969)

60 min | Drama

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A witness to a burglary gives information indicating that someone on the police force was involved, leaving Danforth in the uncomfortable position of trying to find out which of his men may be on the take.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Hari Rhodes, Michael Bell, Celeste Yarnall

30. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Enemy of My Enemies (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Backstrom and his team works with his estranged father to find a suspected eco-terrorist.

Director: Jace Alexander | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 226

31. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Give 'Til It Hurts (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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The team investigates when a hit-and-run leaves a wealthy woman dead.

Director: Rob Hardy | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 189

32. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: I Am a Bird Now (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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When the team investigates the murder of a drag queen blogger, Backstrom declares it a hate crime.

Director: David Boyd | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 274

33. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: I Like to Watch (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The investigation into a death at a performance art festival turns up several potential killers.

Director: Adam Arkin | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 164

34. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Inescapable Truth (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The team investigates when a witness in a drug investigation escapes from rehab and ends up dead.

Director: Michael Offer | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 186

35. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Love Is a Rose and You Better Not Pick It (2015)

TV-14 | 46 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The S.C.U. investigates when a young female sex surrogate is found dead.

Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 175

36. True Detective (2014– )
Episode: Maybe Tomorrow (2015)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Paul works the prostitute angle; Frank receives the first casualty in a secret war.

Director: Janus Metz | Stars: Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 7,144

37. True Detective (2014– )
Episode: Night Finds You (2015)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Ray, Ani, and Paul are assigned to Casper's murder case. Frank tries to keep his business deals going, even after Caspere's death.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 8,265

38. Kojak (1973–1978)
Episode: Out of the Frying Pan... (1975)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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After a night drinking, an off-duty cop and his friend are attacked by a group of thieves. The friend is killed with the cop's gun. Though ordered to beat duty, the cop, who has battled ... See full summary »

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 59

39. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Rock Bottom (2015)

TV-14 | 47 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Backstrom must make a decision when he suspects his father knows about a meth dealer's activities.

Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 179

40. Backstrom (2015)
Episode: Takes One to Know One (2015)

TV-14 | 47 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Backstrom and his team investigate when a youth pastor is found murdered at a church.

Director: Randy Zisk | Stars: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy

Votes: 295

41. Police Story (1973–1987)
Episode: The Long Ball (1976)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Everyone around Sgt. Pickett knows he drinks too much. But he doesn't admit it to himself, until the department suspends him and his wife leaves.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Claude Akins, Herb Edelman, Nora Heflin, Victor Mohica

Votes: 10

42. True Detective (2014– )
Episode: The Western Book of the Dead (2015)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A bizarre murder brings together three police officers and a career criminal in the corrupt city of Vinci, California.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 12,223

43. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)
Episode: Walk a Straight Line (1983)

TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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When a cop is killed, his partner who is an alcoholic tries to get the man but his addiction impedes him. Hooker tries to get him to get help but he won't admit to his problem.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: William Shatner, Adrian Zmed, Heather Locklear, James Darren

Votes: 33



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