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The Maltese Falcon (1941)

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The Maltese Falcon - 2000-02-08 -

Humphrey Bogart stars as private eye Sam Spade in this Oscar-nominated noir classic that finds the sultry Miss Wonderly (Mary Astor) seeking out protection from a man named Thursby. Spade's partner (Jerome Cowan) takes the case -- but he winds up dead, along with Thursby. Spade's subsequent hunt for the killer leads him into a world of deception and double-crossing, as a trio of criminals searches for a priceless statue known as the Maltese Falcon.

a.k.a. Die Spur des Falken
Le Faucon maltais
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The Third Man (1949)

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The Third Man 2008-12-16 1999-11-30 2010-05-12
2012-05-12

After arriving in post-World War II Vienna, unemployed pulp novelist Holly Martins learns that his friend Harry has died in an accident. Compelled to investigate the death, Holly slowly uncovers startling revelations about Harry's life.

a.k.a. Der dritte Mann
Il terzo uomo
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Lost: Season 1 (2004) [TV]

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Lost: Season 1 2009-06-16 2005-09-06 2013-12-08

Stranded on a tropical island after their plane crashes 1,000 miles off course, a group of castaways must learn to survive in their new home, avoid the gigantic "something" crashing through the trees and determine whether they're really alone.

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Seven (1995)

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Seven 2010-12-07 1997-08-26 -

A seasoned homicide detective and his new partner are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose gruesome crimes are based on the Seven Deadly Sins: greed, gluttony, sloth, lust, pride, envy and wrath.

a.k.a. Se7en
Sieben
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Les Diaboliques (1954)

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Diabolique - 1999-02-02 -

The ailing spouse (Véra Clouzot) and manhandled mistress (Simone Signoret) of a sadistic boarding school headmaster (Paul Meurisse) plan and execute the man's murder -- but their plan goes haywire when the corpse vanishes. Henri-Georges Clouzot directs his real-life wife in this icy, black-and-white masterwork of homicide and Grand Guignol suspense, which ranked No. 49 on the Bravo network's "100 Scariest Movie Moments."

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Rear Window (1954)

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Rear Window - 2001-03-06 -

As his broken leg heals, wheelchair-bound L.B. Jefferies (James Stewart) becomes absorbed with the parade of life outside his window and soon fixates on a mysterious man whose behavior has Jefferies convinced a murder has taken place. Meanwhile, other windows reveal the daily lives of a dancer, a lonely woman, a composer, a dog and more. Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter and Wendell Corey co-star in this Alfred Hitchcock-helmed classic.

a.k.a. Das Fenster zum Hof
La finestra sul cortile
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Touch of Evil (1958)

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Touch of Evil - 2000-10-31 -

Narcotics detective Mike Vargas (Charlton Heston) sees his honeymoon cut short when a car crossing the U.S.-Mexico border explodes before his eyes. Vargas forsakes his bride (Janet Leigh) to mount an investigation, but soon locks horns with corpulent Sheriff Hank Quinlan (Orson Welles). The shady cop isn't above planting evidence -- or colluding with the local crime lord -- to keep Vargas from discovering the ugly truth.

a.k.a. La Soif du mal
L'infernale Quinlan
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L.A. Confidential (1997)

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L.A. Confidential - 1998-04-21 -

In 1950s Los Angeles, three wildly different cops form an uneasy alliance to ferret out deep-seated police corruption. But some people will do anything to land their faces in the pages of trashy Hollywood tabloids such as Hush-Hush magazine.

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Sherlock: Series 2 (2012) [TV]

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Sherlock: Series 2 2013-04-16 2012-05-22 2012-09-20

Becoming embroiled in the complex plans of the dangerous Irene Adler, Sherlock needs every one of his remarkable skills to survive, and an invitation to the wilds of Dartmoor brings our terrified heroes face-to-face with the supernatural.

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Sherlock: Series 3 (2013) [TV]

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Sherlock: Series 3 - 2014-02-11 -

After two years' absence, "deceased" Sherlock Holmes emerges from hiding and asks Watson to help him stop a terrorist plot that is threatening London. The twosome also tangle with a blackmailer and track a killer who's infiltrated Watson's wedding.

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Dexter: Season 4 (2009) [TV]

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Dexter: Season 4 2010-08-17 2010-08-17 2013-10-31

Miami forensics specialist Dexter Morgan has been so successful at keeping his secret life as a serial killer under wraps that no one -- not even his newly minted wife, Rita -- knows about his extracurricular activities.

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The Lady Vanishes (1938)

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The Lady Vanishes - 1998-05-27 2013-05-01

Traveling aboard a transcontinental train, young Iris Henderson (Margaret Lockwood) becomes alarmed when an acquaintance, elderly governess Miss Froy (Dame Mae Whitty), suddenly vanishes. Inexplicably, all the other passengers deny having seen the woman. So Iris turns to her lone ally -- handsome music scholar Gilbert Redman (Michael Redgrave) -- for help. As the two search for clues to Froy's disappearance, they uncloak a sinister plot.

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Strangers on a Train (1951)

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Strangers on a Train 2012-10-09 2004-09-07 -

When Bruno meets tennis star Guy aboard a train, he confesses he wants his rich father dead, prompting Guy to reveal that he wants to divorce his shrewish wife -- so Bruno suggests that they "trade" murders in this Alfred Hitchcock classic.

a.k.a. Delitto per delitto - L'altro uomo
Der Fremde im Zug
Extraños en un tren
L'Inconnu du nord-express
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Oldboy (2003)

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Oldboy 2007-11-06 2005-08-23 2013-04-01

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years -- and no one to hold accountable for his suffering -- a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors, relying on assistance from a friendly waitress.

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George Gently: Series 4 (2011) [TV]

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George Gently: Series 4 - 2012-08-14 2013-03-29

Martin Shaw is back as Inspector George Gently, a by-the-book cop from London now working in the northeast of England, a corner of the country that's just starting to experience the social changes sweeping the rest of 1960s Britain.

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Vertigo (1958)

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Vertigo - 1998-03-31 2008-01-01
2012-02-29

One of Alfred Hitchcock's darkest and most compelling suspense films tells the story of police detective Scottie Ferguson (James Stewart), who has a crippling fear of heights -- and an all-consuming obsession with a married woman. When an old friend asks him to tail his wife (Kim Novak), Scottie is drawn into a vortex of deceit and murder. But that's only the beginning as a mesmerizing score draws Scottie to the film's haunting final shot.

a.k.a. La donna che visse due volte
Vertigo - Aus dem Reich der Toten
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Deep Red (1975)

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Deep Red - 2002-08-06 2011-08-02
2012-08-02

In Dario Argento's horror classic jazz pianist Marcus Daly (David Hemmings) witnesses the murder of his neighbor, a psychic who had read the mind of her killer. Marcus soon teams up with a resourceful reporter (Daria Nicolodi), and the two set out to find the killer. After the professor (Glauco Mauri) Marcus called on for help turns up dead, Marcus realizes that he'll be the next to die if he can't track down the killer.

a.k.a. Profondo rosso
The Hatchet Murders
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The Conversation (1974)

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The Conversation - 2000-12-12 2014-01-01

Francis Ford Coppola follows The Godfather with this intimate film about an audio surveillance expert who faces a moral quandary when he suspects that a couple whose conversation he's been hired to record will be murdered.

a.k.a. Der Dialog
La conversazione
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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 3 (1991) [TV]

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 3 - - 2013-09-30

Hercule Poirot investigates England's mysterious murders and mishaps, unraveling even its thorniest cases with help from the affable Captain Hastings.

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Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

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Kiss Me Deadly - 2001-06-19 -

Shortly after sleazy detective Mike Hammer (Ralph Meeker) picks up a scantily clad hitchhiker (Cloris Leachman), his car is forced over a cliff. He awakens from unconsciousness to find his passenger dead -- but it wasn't the fall that killed her. As Hammer sets out to uncover the woman's deadly secret and find her unknown assassins, he ignores explicit signs that he should mind his own business. This film noir was adapted from Mickey Spillane's novel.

a.k.a. En quatrième vitesse
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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 4 (1992) [TV]

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 4 - - 2013-09-30

This series includes three feature-length tales, each from a Christie novel: "The ABC Murders," "Death in the Clouds" and "One Two, Buckle My Shoe."

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Lost: Season 5 (2009) [TV]

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Lost: Season 5 2009-12-08 2009-12-08 2013-12-08

After crashing on a mysterious island and encountering all manner of strange forces, a few survivors of Oceanic Air Flight 815 return to civilization where they wrestle with the dramas of those who were left behind.

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Prime Suspect 6 (2004) [TV]

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Prime Suspect 6 - 2004-05-18 2013-09-30

DS Jane Tennison takes on criminals who make life hell on the streets and the men in her force who think she's past her prime and needs to retire. This time, her foe is a menacing killer who will do whatever it takes to keep his identity a secret.

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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2006) [TV]

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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act - 2007-09-11 2012-08-01

On the brink of retiring, a world-weary Tennison takes on her final case: investigating the disappearance of a 14-year-old girl. Meanwhile, she struggles with her father's demise and her own alcoholism.

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