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An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Year: 2007
Runtime: 157 min
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
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  1. Cop Land
  2. Dark Blue
  3. Walking Tall
  4. Violent Cop
  5. New Jack City
  6. Black Mass
  7. Goodfellas
  8. Run All Night
  9. Out for Justice
  10. Narc
  11. We Own the Night
  12. Public Enemies
  13. Carlito's Way: Rise to Power
  14. Kansas City
  15. Taxi Driver
  16. Traffic
  17. Magnum Force
  18. The Departed
  19. Killing Them Softly
  20. City of God
  21. Black Caesar
  22. Juice
  23. The Assassination of Richard Nixon
  24. Street Kings 2: Motor City
  25. King of New York
  26. Harry Brown
  27. A Man Apart
  28. Year of the Dragon
  29. End of Watch
  30. A Better Tomorrow
  31. The Iceman
  32. Smokin' Aces
  33. Dead Presidents
  34. Mobsters
  35. Wonderland
  36. Miami Vice
  37. Menace II Society
  38. Kite
  39. Vigilante
  40. The Godfather
  41. Boyz n the Hood
  42. Broken City
  43. Scarface
  44. The Juror
  45. Bad Boys
  46. State of Grace
  47. Collateral
  48. Edison
  49. Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
  50. Alien Nation


Cop Land
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
The Sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community, populated by New York City police officers, slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption.
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Dark Blue
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
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Walking Tall
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
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.
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Violent Cop
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A violence prone police officer discovers that his colleague is trafficking drugs.
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New Jack City
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him.
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Black Mass
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
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Goodfellas
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
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Run All Night
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Mobster and hit man Jimmy Conlon has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son, Mike, whose life is in danger, or his longtime best friend, mob boss Shawn Maguire, who wants Mike to pay for the death of his own son.
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Out for Justice
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
The gruesome murder of a Brooklyn Detective will turn the case into a personal vendetta when the deceased's best friend and fellow officer will unleash an all-out attack against a psychotic Mafia enforcer's brutal gang.
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Narc
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
When the trail goes cold on a murder investigation of a policeman an undercover narcotics officer is lured back to the force to help solve the case.
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We Own the Night
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A New York City nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian Mafia hitmen.
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Public Enemies
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
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Carlito's Way: Rise to Power
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
In the late 1960s, Carlito Brigante (Hernandez) emerges as the heroin czar of Harlem.
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Kansas City
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Robert Altman's jazz-scored film explores themes of love, crime, race, and politics in 1930s Kansas City. When Blondie O'Hara's husband, a petty thief, is captured by Seldom Seen and held ...
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Taxi Driver
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action, while attempting to liberate a twelve-year-old prostitute.
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Traffic
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron's wife attempts to carry on the family business.
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Magnum Force
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Dirty Harry is on the trail of vigilante cops who are not above going beyond the law to kill the city's undesirables.
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The Departed
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
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Killing Them Softly
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
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City of God
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
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Black Caesar
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his ...
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Juice
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Four inner-city teenagers get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as "the juice".
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The Assassination of Richard Nixon
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Based on real life events, Assassination is set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who decides to take extreme measures to achieve his American dream.
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Street Kings 2: Motor City
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Motor City moves the action to Michigan and explores the world of dirty cops on the violent streets of Detroit.
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King of New York
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A drug kingpin is released from prison and seeks to take total control of the criminal underworld in order to give back to the community.
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Harry Brown
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
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A Man Apart
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A man known as Diablo emerges to head a drug cartel after the previous leader is imprisoned.
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Year of the Dragon
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders.
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End of Watch
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.
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A Better Tomorrow
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.
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The Iceman
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
The story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters had any clue about his real profession.
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Smokin' Aces
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
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Dead Presidents
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.
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Mobsters
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
From start to finish, it's a story of friendship between 4 street-wise males who don't mind using violence to achieve the lives that they want. They trust no one but each other which is vital to their success as mobsters.
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Wonderland
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
In the police investigation of a brutal crime scene, one man was at the center of it all: legendary porn star John Holmes.
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Miami Vice
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.
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Menace II Society
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.
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Kite
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
When her cop father is killed, a young woman tracks the murder with the help of his ex-partner.
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Vigilante
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Eddie Marino is a factory worker in New York City. He has a wife named Vickie and a son named Scott. Eddie's friend and co-worker Nick and some of the factory's other workers have formed a ...
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The Godfather
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
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Boyz n the Hood
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.
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Broken City
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
In a city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure: Mayor Nicholas Hostetler.
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Scarface
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
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The Juror
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A juror in a Mafia trial is forced to convince the other jurors to vote not guilty by an obsessive mob enforcer.
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Bad Boys
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.
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State of Grace
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A New York cop is recruited to return to his hometown and infiltrate the mob ran by his best friend's brother.
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Collateral
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles.
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Edison
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.
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Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.
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Alien Nation
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin
In 1988, Earth makes the first contact with an alien civilization. In 1991, these aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after three years of quarantine.
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