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1. A Time to Kill (1996)

R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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54 Metascore

In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his ten-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey

Votes: 124,693 | Gross: $108.77M

2. Death Wish (2018)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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31 Metascore

Dr. Paul Kersey is an experienced trauma surgeon, a man who has spent his life saving lives. After an attack on his family, Paul embarks on his own mission for justice.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Bruce Willis, Vincent D'Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Camila Morrone

Votes: 57,695 | Gross: $34.02M

3. Sleepers (1996)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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49 Metascore

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Thirteen years later, an unexpected random encounter with a former guard gives them a chance for revenge.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric

Votes: 180,812 | Gross: $49.10M

4. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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34 Metascore

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb, Colm Meaney

Votes: 261,812 | Gross: $73.34M

5. Death Wish (1974)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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51 Metascore

A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, Steven Keats

Votes: 33,716 | Gross: $22.00M

6. Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1994–1998)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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A young man with spider-like abilities fights crime as a superhero in New York City while trying to have a normal personal life.

Stars: Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Edward Asner, Roscoe Lee Browne

Votes: 24,973

7. Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.5
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Walker and his partner Trivette are Texas Rangers. They make it their business to battle crime in Dallas and all around the Great State of Texas.

Stars: Chuck Norris, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Sheree J. Wilson, Noble Willingham

Votes: 14,470

8. Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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70 Metascore

Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Patsy Kensit

Votes: 155,449 | Gross: $147.25M

9. Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

PG-13 | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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45 Metascore

A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

Director: Billy Ray | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Dean Norris

Votes: 40,339 | Gross: $20.18M

10. Open Range (2003)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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67 Metascore

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Diego Luna, Abraham Benrubi

Votes: 64,344 | Gross: $58.33M

11. The Last House on the Left (1972)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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68 Metascore

Two teenage girls heading to a rock concert for one's birthday try to score marijuana in the city, where they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Sandra Peabody, Lucy Grantham, David Hess, Fred J. Lincoln

Votes: 30,991 | Gross: $3.10M

12. I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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19 Metascore

An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.

Director: Meir Zarchi | Stars: Camille Keaton, Eron Tabor, Richard Pace, Anthony Nichols

Votes: 24,929

13. Harry Brown (2009)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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55 Metascore

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

Director: Daniel Barber | Stars: Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley, Charlie Creed-Miles

Votes: 82,517 | Gross: $1.82M

14. Death and the Maiden (1994)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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72 Metascore

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Krystia Mova

Votes: 21,477 | Gross: $2.10M

15. Three Burials (2005)

R | 121 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.4
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77 Metascore

Ranch foreman Pete Perkins looks to fulfill the promise to his recently deceased best friend by burying him in his hometown in Mexico.

Director: Tommy Lee Jones | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones

Votes: 37,861 | Gross: $5.02M

16. Stalag 17 (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.0
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84 Metascore

When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German P.O.W. camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss

Votes: 49,445

17. Class of 1984 (1982)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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49 Metascore

A new teacher at a troubled inner-city high school soon ends up clashing with the delinquent leader of a punk posse that runs the school.

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Perry King, Merrie Lynn Ross, Timothy Van Patten, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 8,997

18. The Cowboys (1972)

GP | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.4
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52 Metascore

Rancher Wil Andersen is forced to hire inexperienced boys as cowhands in order to get his herd to market on time but the rough drive is full of dangers and a gang of cattle rustlers is trailing them.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst

Votes: 12,538 | Gross: $16.35M

19. Next of Kin (1989)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.9
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53 Metascore

Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Liam Neeson, Adam Baldwin, Helen Hunt

Votes: 8,955 | Gross: $15.94M

20. The Loved Ones (2009)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

6.7
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When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge.

Director: Sean Byrne | Stars: Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, John Brumpton, Richard Wilson

Votes: 35,686

21. Walking Tall (1973)

R | 125 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.0
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60 Metascore

Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser whom almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett, Dawn Lyn

Votes: 4,707

22. Ms .45 (1981)

R | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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62 Metascore

A timid and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day, in which she takes to the streets of New York City after dark and randomly shoots men with a .45 caliber pistol.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Zoë Lund, Bogey, Albert Sinkys, Darlene Stuto

Votes: 7,922

23. Mardaani (2014)

Not Rated | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A story of Shivani Shivaji Roy, Crime Branch, who sets out to confront the mastermind behind a child trafficking mafia.

Director: Pradeep Sarkar | Stars: Rani Mukerji, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Priyanka Sharma, Mona Ambegaonkar

Votes: 10,663

24. The Method (2015– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of ... See full summary »

Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Paulina Andreeva, Kirill Polukhin, Yuriy Bykov

Votes: 1,835

25. The Snowtown Murders (2011)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris, Bob Adriaens

Votes: 16,288 | Gross: $0.01M

26. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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An American bar room pianist and his prostitute girlfriend go on a trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a bounty on the head of a dead gigolo.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Gig Young

Votes: 17,301

27. Sholay (1975)

Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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After his family is murdered by a notorious and ruthless bandit, a former police officer enlists the services of two outlaws to capture the bandit.

Director: Ramesh Sippy | Stars: Sanjeev Kumar, Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Amjad Khan

Votes: 48,880

28. The Missouri Breaks (1976)

PG | 126 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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65 Metascore

Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd

Votes: 9,011 | Gross: $14.00M

29. All the Pretty Horses (2000)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western

5.8
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55 Metascore

Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Henry Thomas, Angelina Torres

Votes: 12,620 | Gross: $15.53M

30. Fire with Fire (II) (2012)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against, after being held up at a local convenience store, threatens him.

Director: David Barrett | Stars: Josh Duhamel, Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 24,321

31. Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)

R | 104 min | Action, Thriller

6.4
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A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute.

Director: Bo Arne Vibenius | Stars: Christina Lindberg, Heinz Hopf, Despina Tomazani, Per-Axel Arosenius

Votes: 6,498

32. Singham (2011)

Not Rated | 143 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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A truly honest police officer is transferred to a town controlled by a gangster he has humiliated. The gangster believes he can use good power to bring down this officer who made him look foolish and weak.

Director: Rohit Shetty | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Kajal Aggarwal, Prakash Raj, Sonali Kulkarni

Votes: 13,508 | Gross: $0.35M

33. Rolling Thunder (1977)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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66 Metascore

A returning war veteran loses his family to a violent home invasion and decides to seek and retaliate against those responsible.

Director: John Flynn | Stars: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes, James Best

Votes: 7,027

34. Lipstick (1976)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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37 Metascore

A top fashion model seeks justice after she is brutally raped by her teenaged sister's music teacher.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Margaux Hemingway, Chris Sarandon, Perry King, Anne Bancroft

Votes: 1,874 | Gross: $8.33M

35. Gabbar is Back (2015)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action

7.1
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A grief-stricken man takes the law into his own hands when he begins to kidnap and murder corrupt public servants.

Director: Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Shruti Haasan, Chitrangda Singh

Votes: 21,742

36. Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)

Unrated | 122 min | Drama, History

6.1
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51 Metascore

In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

Director: Arnaud des Pallières | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Mélusine Mayance, Delphine Chuillot, David Kross

Votes: 7,303

37. Ten Little Indians (1965)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Ten people are invited to a luxury mountaintop mansion, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Shirley Eaton, Fabian, Leo Genn

Votes: 3,935

38. Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (1994)

273 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.3
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The Civil War has just ended, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the south.

Stars: Philip Casnoff, Kyle Chandler, Cathy Lee Crosby, Lesley-Anne Down

Votes: 2,104

39. The Evil That Men Do (1984)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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32 Metascore

A professional killer comes out of retirement to investigate and avenge the brutal murder of an old friend.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Theresa Saldana, Joseph Maher, José Ferrer

Votes: 3,280 | Gross: $13.10M

40. Brother (1997)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.0
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An ex-soldier with a personal honor code enters the family crime business in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov | Stars: Sergey Bodrov, Viktor Sukhorukov, Svetlana Pismichenko, Mariya Zhukova

Votes: 15,600

41. Les (2018)

97 min | Drama

6.0
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Sixteen-year old Danila lives with oppressive mother Galina and brutal father Pasha in a small village lost in the middle of a boundless forest. Cut off from society he has a problem ... See full summary »

Director: Roman Zhigalov | Stars: Oleg Shibayev, Natalya Rychkova, Oleg Feoktistov, Mariya Avramkova

Votes: 89

42. Flash Point (2007)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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38 Metascore

A hot-headed inspector takes on a small but powerful Vietnamese-Chinese gang, after a series of crimes and murder attempts committed and putting an undercover cop and his girlfriend in great danger.

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Donnie Yen, Louis Koo, Ray Lui, Collin Chou

Votes: 12,055 | Gross: $0.00M

43. Chaos (I) (2005)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Thriller

3.2
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1 Metascore

Two teenage girls on a mission to find drugs at a rave get more than they bargained for. One is sexually assaulted and they are both tortured in horrific ways. The attackers seek refuge in the parents' of one of the victims' homes.

Director: David DeFalco | Stars: Kevin Gage, Sage Stallone, Kelly K.C. Quann, Maya Barovich

Votes: 1,986

44. RoboCop: Prime Directives (2001)

R | 375 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

4.6
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Thirteen years after the original Robocop, Delta City, considered to be "The Safest Place On Earth!", has become a futuristic city owned and operated by OCP, and RoboCop, Alex Murphy has ... See full summary »

Stars: Page Fletcher, Maurice Dean Wint, Maria del Mar, Anthony Lemke

Votes: 2,252

45. Tormented (I) (2009)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror

5.1
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A bullied teenager comes back from the dead to take revenge on his classmates.

Director: Jon Wright | Stars: Alex Pettyfer, April Pearson, Dimitri Leonidas, Calvin A. Dean

Votes: 5,924

46. Red White & Blue (2010)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.4
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81 Metascore

A woman attracts the attention of a psychopathic former Army interrogator and an emotionally fragile young man caring for his ailing mother.

Director: Simon Rumley | Stars: Amanda Fuller, Marc Senter, Jon Michael Davis, Nick Holden

Votes: 5,396

47. Angry Indian Goddesses (2015)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A photographer invites her closest friends to vacation at her family's home in Goa in celebration of her upcoming marriage.

Director: Pan Nalin | Stars: Sarah-Jane Dias, Rajshri Deshpande, Sandhya Mridul, Amrit Maghera

Votes: 2,555

48. Don't Go in the Woods (1981)

R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

3.8
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A maniacal murderer kills tourists in the woods.

Director: James Bryan | Stars: Nick Cleland, Mary Gail Artz, James P. Hayden, Angie Brown

Votes: 2,507

49. Delhi-6 (2009)

Not Rated | 141 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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45 Metascore

In the ancient walled city of Delhi, an American-born Indian finds himself on an unexpected inner journey as he learns about himself and his roots.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Waheeda Rehman, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 6,582 | Gross: $0.88M

50. Khakee (2004)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A team of police force escorts an alleged terrorist from Chandangarh to Mumbai. However their trip turns into a deadly survival when an ex-cop tries to stop them to reach Mumbai.

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Votes: 14,457



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