Description: Minneapolis Deputy Police Chief, Lucas Davenport, has to face off vs a duo unlike any he's ever encountered; a lethal hit girl and a ferociously cunning assassin determined to hunt him down.
Description: Centers on three childhood friends: Muriel, Francois and Rene. Partners in crime (burglaries, to be precise), the three end their "criminal" activities after one of their attempted burglaries fails. They vow never to see every another again until, however, Muriel's son is kidnapped, which leads the three to join forces again to receive the ransom money.
Description: This film says the storyline of a group of right-wing cops have begun carrying out vigilante justice on drug dealers and another crime figures who might otherwise avoid punishment for their misdeeds. Police inspector Grindel (Delon) understands the feelings which motivate these deeds, but does not approve. However, he is not highly motivated to place an end to the group's activities until it starts to appear that they are actually attacking fellow cops for reasons which are unclear.
Description: Kummelin Jackpot, was released in February 2006. It was about a divorced boy portrayed by Silvennoinen, who realises a method to trick himself a jackpot in football betting.
Description: Based on the real storyline of Matthew Winkler, a beloved minister who, in 2006, was found shot and killed in his Selmer, Tennessee home, his wife and young daughters missing. Authorities later zeroed in on Matthew's wife, Mary, as the prime suspect in the murder. After her capture, the residents of Selmer were left to wonder what would drive Mary to shoot her husband in the back as he slept. They would receive their answers during her trial, when what went on behind the closed doors of this seemingly excellent family was revealed for all to see.
Description: Deputy Commissioner of Correction Tag Braden finds a reform school in poor condition and assumes control himself. He wins the boy's cooperation by being fair and falls in love with gang leader Frankie's sister Sue. This aides disgruntled employees in challenging Braden.
Description: Old buddies Eric, Jean and Karim have never really grown up. Spending their listless days and nights in the same Lyon suburb where they were raised, the boys are everytime looking for distractions. So when Jean steals a tv camera one afternoon, the trio decide to head into the town in the hopes of pawning it. But their funny concept of an journey turns out to be a ticket into trouble.
Description: A dozen elegant folks are gathered in a writer's desirable mansion. In the grand tradition of Agatha Christie, they all have something to hide.They start a cruel minigame of truth, a minigame where you're not supposed to say lies. As the questions become more and more intimate and precise, the tempers rise, while outside the storm is raging. Enter a hateful person (played by Paul Meurisse, the nasty headmaster in "Les Diaboliques") who seems to know a lot about them. Someone is murdered. Whodunit?
Description: Edward City is a rough and tumble police detective who's shaken up by a haunting situation that he couldn't solve in time. Years later, he finds himself battling drug addiction and a tortured conscience. When he takes on the job of "guardian angel" for a wealthy brother and sister, Edward's blurred sense of duty threatens to erupt with brutal consequences.
Description: Following a series of unsolved robberies, the authorities decide to give carte blanche to commander Clara Damico to neutralize a particularly organized gang. Manual Makarov, a well-known figure in organized crime, is currently serving a sentence of twelve years in prison. Commander Damico promises him freedom in exchange for his cooperation. He refuses. There is no another solution, she is obliged to compel him by force.
Description: Shot entirely without dialogue and filled with suggestive violence and psycho-sexual imagery, it's like a skid row expressionist thriller following the nocturnal prowling of a young girl haunted by homicidal guilt.
Description: Rona Anderson plays a wealthy young Englishwoman, long estranged from her father. She returns home when papa dies, reluctantly agreeing to listen to the will reading. It later becomes clear that some unknown party is out to bump off Anderson as well--though she is the only person who stands to benefit from her father's demise.
Description: Five years after the disappearance of high school woman Natalee Holloway in Aruba, an ambitious journalist wants to break into alleged murderer Joran van der Sloot's home to force a breakthrough in the case.
Description: Bertone is a moderately honest homicide cop. Unfortunately, the court system is so inept and corrupt that many more-or-less honest policemen have begun taking the law into their own hands. Between his efforts to thwart the growth of crime and to control his vengeful co-workers, homicide-chief Bertone has his hands full
Description: Have you ever wondered how your old schoolmates are? Perhaps the guy next to you, who is doing time in jail at the moment, still thinks you are his greatest and only friend. Perhaps your first crush might've been interested in you all these years but was too scared to say you that. Perhaps, if it were not too late already, the bullied one would've done everything differently.
Description: Bud Dolliver, a former WWII hero, and an ex-convict, returns to his home city in an effort to create a fresh life for himself but, even with the support of Lou Jellison, a cannery worker, he finds it difficult to live down his reputation.
Description: This homey tiny comedy is predicated on the notion that bucolic country man Morgan (Richard Cromwell) is the son of a notorious Roaring-Twenties racketeer. Morgan Senior's former gang, pining for their glory days, appoint "Baby Face" Morgan as their leader and resume their criminal activities. Their tactic is sublime: with the FBI busily beating the bushes for Nazi spies, who's going to pay attention to a bunch of middle-aged Prohibition gangsters? Unaware that he's being used as a figurehead, Morgan gets mixed up in a crooked insurance scheme, but by film's end he's figured out a method to clear himself and the mob, with everyone learning a lesson in the process. Reviewers in 1942 were amused by Baby Face Morgan but deplored its threadbare production values, noting that at one mission the klieg lights should be seen reflecting on the bald dome of helping user Vince Barnett!
Description: This late-20s gangster film details Carole Lombard as a young gal who agrees to marry a smooth-talking gangster in exchange for the mob man's pledge to arrange a big-time concert appearance for her violinist boyfriend. The only thing that can save the day for the mis-aligned lovers is a shootout between the cops and the gangland thugs. This movie is notable because it is one of the early 'talkies," and uses the newly developing audio technology with abandon. In fact, most of the action takes zone off screen and the characters say the cameras just what's happened. This one's tiny on sets, large on dialog.
Description: A husband and wife and their youngest son are murdered in this real story. Their two another sons are left to cope with their loss, but the local sherrif starts to suspect that one of the brothers committed the crime, and gotta convince the another to support him explore the truth.
Description: Police detective Paolo Germi and the mysterious Marisa meet every another at a dance hall. Germi is unsuspecting of the secret Marisa is carrying with her: adverse conditions forced her into prostitution. As Germi finds the young woman brutally murdered, he decides to go after her killers. During his investigation, he enters a globe of intrigue and obfuscation that leave an unlimited trail of blood.
Description: Having been sent a picture of her husband, a fight character killed in France, Meg Elgin is led to trust he is still alive and arranges a meeting at a London railway station. When she arrives there with the police accompanying her, she catches sight of a boy in the distance wearing an old coat of her husband's. When he is pursued and captured, he turns out to be Duds Morrison a former soldier and out-of-work actor recently allow out of prison. He refuses to say them anything, and having nothing they can charge him with, the police release him. His interest aroused by the pictures sent to Meg, her fresh fiancé Geoffrey Leavitt follows Morrison and tries to demand an respond from him about his sudden appearance masquerading as Meg’s dead husband.
Description: Set in post Second Globe Fight Britain, Noose is the storyline of black store racketeers who face attempts to bring them to justice by an American fashion journalist, her ex-army fiancée and a gang of honest toughs from a local gym. When a corpse turns up at black store front The Blue Moon Club, Yank reporter Carole Landis begins snooping, much to gang boss Joseph Calleia’s annoyance. And later there’s a hit boy on the way...
Description: Jeanne is a young weirdo woman who flies to Paris, and is hired by an old lady named Madeleine as an au pair. Jeanne lies to Madeleine, she tells she comes from a very rich family. Young Madeleine's admirer Antoine and other thug, Marcel, kidnap Jeanne when they hear she's a millionaire. But the trouble is that Jeanne's parents are terrible and Antoine later falls for her.
Description: En ung vacker kvinna hittas död i Göta Älv och på fingret bär hon en briljantförsedd vigselring som tillhör någon annan. Kriminalinspektör Irene Huss och hennes kollegor sätts på fallet och får direkt problem. Obduktionen visar att dödsorsaken inte är drunkning utan en skallskada. Vem är hon? Hon är inte saknad, ingen kan identifiera henne, ingen vet någonting. Samtidigt i ett nedgånget barackområde sitter en misshandlad boy och ruvar på en fruktansvärd hemlighet... Angela Kovács återkommer i rollen som Irene Huss. Vi får även återse Lasse Brandeby, Reuben Sallmander, Eric Ericson, Dag Malmberg och Anki Lidén. Dessutom kommer en ny kriminaltekniker in i teamet i form av Moa Gammel känd från bl a Sommaren med Göran. Äntligen är succé-serien om Irene Huss tillbaka, även denna gång baserad på Helene Turstens bästsäljande deckarserie, och med mer spänning än någonsin.
Description: Invisible Stripes is a 1939 Warner Bros. crime movie about a gangster (George Raft) unable to go straight after returning home from prison. The film was directed by Lloyd Bacon and also details William Holden and Humphrey Bogart. The screenplay by Warren Duff was based on the novel of the same name by Warden Lewis E. Lawes, a fervent crusader for prison reform, as adapted by Jonathan Finn.
Description: In the heat of the night, a boy from faraway plays the piano. In the local hillside prison, a bitter double-crossed convict stares at the town life over the roofs. A revenge is brewing in his mind; the blood-thirsty assassin prepares his escape. Vares gets a client who needs personal investigations. Despite the pretty wife, Vares smells a rat... In the middle of the summer night, a shot rings out. One life comes to an end and Vares finds changes in his assignment. The clues lead him to first-hand encounters and second-hand bookshops; a visit to the gym reveals a drug-smuggling route from Stockholm... Vares finds himself entangled in hot cash and cool silk. In the background slithers a cunning garter snake.
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WARNING! Spoilers galore!This movie is yet other entry in a famous family saga of Japanese literature. Director Tomu Uchida had filmed a ver of Jinsei Gekijo Seishun Hen (Theater of Life, Youth Version)in 1936 to considerable acclaim. For the 1968 film, he changed the setting from a samurai tale to a yakuza story. Yakuza movies were quite famous at the time.The protagonist, Hishakaku, is a young yakuza mentored by a retired yakuza gambler, Kiratsune. He kills a rival yakuza during a bar war over his geisha girlfriend Otoyo and is sent to prison for three years. Otoyo leaves city since she and Hishakaku are goals of the rival gang, and becomes a successful geisha elsewhere. When Hishakaku is released from prison, he joins Kiratsune and travels to the same city where Otoyo works and they reunite unexpectedly. Kiratsune becomes mortally ill and Hishakaku summons his brother to see the old gambler on his deathbed, but the rival gang has been keeping an eye on the brother, waiting for him to lead them to Hishakaku. When they search him, blood will be spilled.The end war is strikingly filmed. When Hishakaku finds his brother dead, the movie suddenly goes from color to black and white. Hishakaku annihilates the whole rival gang despite being seriously wounded himself. When the fight's over, Otoyo arrives to search her lover and color is restored. Hishakaku's fate is uncertain as he disappears into a blood red mist.There isn't a lot of action until the end, but that last sequence is worth the wait. Uchida uses subjective camera and hand-held photography to immerse the viewer into the action.This was Uchida's penultimate film. He died of cancer in 1970 leaving "Miyamoto Musashi VI" unfinished. His work is tiny known outside Japan, but there is tiny doubt that he was a master filmmaker.We suggest this movie highly.
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