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The Shawshank Redemption (Movie, 1994)

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Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

IMDb: 9.3 (1,886,223 votes)
Metascore: 80

Genre: Crime, Drama

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Directed by: Frank Darabont

The Godfather (Movie, 1972)

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The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

IMDb: 9.2 (1,292,187 votes)
Metascore: 100

Genre: Crime, Drama

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

The Dark Knight (Movie, 2008)

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When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

IMDb: 9.0 (1,859,803 votes)
Metascore: 82

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

The Godfather: Part II (Movie, 1974)

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The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.

IMDb: 9.0 (891,624 votes)
Metascore: 85

Genre: Crime, Drama

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Pulp Fiction (Movie, 1994)

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The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

IMDb: 8.9 (1,480,326 votes)
Metascore: 94

Genre: Crime, Drama

Starring: Tim Roth, Laura Lovelace, John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Schindler's List (Movie, 1993)

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In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

IMDb: 8.9 (971,114 votes)
Metascore: 93

Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

12 Angry Men (Movie, 1957)

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A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

IMDb: 8.9 (516,388 votes)
Metascore: 96

Genre: Crime, Drama

Starring: Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Fight Club (Movie, 1999)

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An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more...

IMDb: 8.8 (1,508,138 votes)
Metascore: 66

Genre: Drama

Starring: Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf

Directed by: David Fincher

Forrest Gump (Movie, 1994)

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Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.

IMDb: 8.8 (1,425,438 votes)
Metascore: 82

Genre: Drama, Romance

Starring: Tom Hanks, Rebecca Williams, Sally Field, Michael Conner Humphreys

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Seven (Movie, 1995)

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Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.

IMDb: 8.6 (1,155,421 votes)
Metascore: 65

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Andrew Kevin Walker, Daniel Zacapa, Brad Pitt

Directed by: David Fincher

The Silence of the Lambs (Movie, 1991)

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A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

IMDb: 8.6 (1,009,378 votes)
Metascore: 85

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Jodie Foster, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons, Lawrence T. Wrentz

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Saving Private Ryan (Movie, 1998)

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Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

IMDb: 8.6 (993,821 votes)
Metascore: 90

Genre: Action, Drama, War

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Leon: The Professional (Movie, 1994)

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

IMDb: 8.6 (822,029 votes)
Metascore: 64

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

Directed by: Luc Besson

The Intouchables (Movie, 2011)

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After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

IMDb: 8.6 (589,157 votes)
Metascore: 57

Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

City of God (Movie, 2002)

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Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

IMDb: 8.6 (587,554 votes)
Metascore: 79

Genre: Crime, Drama

Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen, Douglas Silva

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund

Life Is Beautiful (Movie, 1997)

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When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.

IMDb: 8.6 (482,996 votes)
Metascore: 59

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

It's A Wonderful Life (Movie, 1946)

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An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

IMDb: 8.6 (311,399 votes)
Metascore: 89

Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Directed by: Frank Capra

Dangal (Movie, 2016)

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Former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.

IMDb: 8.6 (76,868 votes)

Genre: Action, Biography, Drama

Starring: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra

Directed by: Nitesh Tiwari

Gladiator (Movie, 2000)

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When a Roman General is betrayed, and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

IMDb: 8.5 (1,097,695 votes)
Metascore: 67

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Directed by: Ridley Scott

The Prestige (Movie, 2006)

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Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.

IMDb: 8.5 (958,052 votes)
Metascore: 66

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

The Green Mile (Movie, 1999)

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The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

IMDb: 8.5 (890,846 votes)
Metascore: 61

Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy

Starring: Tom Hanks, David Morse, Michael Clarke Duncan, Bonnie Hunt

Directed by: Frank Darabont

American History X (Movie, 1998)

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A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

IMDb: 8.5 (868,291 votes)
Metascore: 62

Genre: Crime, Drama

Starring: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Directed by: Tony Kaye

Cinema Paradiso (Movie, 1988)

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A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.

IMDb: 8.5 (174,667 votes)
Metascore: 80

Genre: Drama

Starring: Antonella Attili, Enzo Cannavale, Isa Danieli, Leo Gullotta

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Taare Zameen Par (Movie, 2007)

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An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

IMDb: 8.5 (113,335 votes)

Genre: Drama, Family

Starring: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda, Sachet Engineer

Directed by: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Hindi Version) (Movie, 2017)

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Hindi Version)

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

IMDb: 8.5 (51,899 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Starring: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia

Directed by: S.S. Rajamouli

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Malayalam Version) (Movie, 2017)

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Malayalam Version)

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

IMDb: 8.5 (51,899 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Starring: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia

Directed by: S.S. Rajamouli

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Tamil Version) (Movie, 2017)

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Tamil Version)

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

IMDb: 8.5 (51,899 votes)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Starring: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia

Directed by: S.S. Rajamouli

Braveheart (Movie, 1995)

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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

IMDb: 8.4 (818,173 votes)
Metascore: 68

Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Starring: James Robinson, Sean Lawlor, Sandy Nelson, James Cosmo

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Once Upon a Time in America (Movie, 1984)

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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

IMDb: 8.4 (230,109 votes)

Genre: Crime, Drama

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Das Boot (Movie, 1981)

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The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.

IMDb: 8.4 (186,770 votes)
Metascore: 86

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen