The Usual Suspects (1995)

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Ironic thriller about the activities of a gang of criminals in New York and Los Angeles. Events leading up to a shipboard inferno and the subsequent investigation are told in flashbacks and forwards. The gang pulls off a heist of $3 million in emeralds from a smuggler. This happens to expose the illegal activities of 50 of New York's finest police officers, who are running a protection racket. On their next job, the gang is beholden to a powerful crime lord, who forces them to undertake a job of stopping a $91 million cocaine deal.

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