Description: After six years as a guest of the state, mob hit boy Jason Reed wants nothing more than to receive an honest job and spend time with his young son, Tommy. He is not ten steps outside of the prison before being greeted by Keither, an old crony anxious to pick up where they left off. While out for a drive with his son, Jason saves a young girl from a gun wielding thug, not realizing that he has just managed to crash Keith's plans to recover some stolen heroin. While fending off different retaliatory attacks from his old buddies, Jason gotta also deal with his ex-wife, a reformed drug addict who has returned from out of nowhere intent on re-uniting with Tommy.
Description: A tribute to the true potential of digital cinema, Slingshot is a slum epic on steroids. It weaves stories left and right into a shocking tableau about life for the lowest of the weak in the Philippines poorest and most crime-ridden districts. National elections are coming up so in the usual attempt to appear “tough-on-crime”, The Large Men have been sent into crack down on the the local squatters, thieves and miscreants who litter the movie like broken bottle. And since no sweep is ever a clean sweep, the cops brutal shock-force strategies quickly ripple outwards with jagged repurcussions.
Description: Milan Paul and Sreeramakrishnan are greatest mates who have been together since college. The intensity of their friendship has not faded though the carefree days of college have long past gone. Actually Sree is an ASP (Assistant Superintendent of Police) of Kottayam and Milan is a renowned reporter in the same city. Though in various fields both are in highly responsible jobs. In effect, both of them test their friendship to fulfill their respective social responsibilities.
Description: It's 1994 in Mexico, the nation was witnessing a turbulent year since its beginnings. An indigenous rebellion shakes the country. Three months later, the ruling party's presidential candidate is brutally murdered during a rally in Tijuana. The country is concerned. Nobody knows who's behind this event, it all points to a conspiracy. Andrés Vázquez, an intelligence expert, is commissioned to lead a secret investigation parallel to the official government issued one. But other expert agent, el Seco, has received orders to wipe out all witnesses and receive rid of the evidence surrounding the candidate's murder. As Andrés starts putting the pieces of this intricate puzzle together and comes closer to the truth, he realizes he's also putting his life and that of his loved ones in peril.
Description: In the pre-Civil Fight South, a plantation owner dies and leaves all his possessions, including his slaves, to his young son. While the deceased treated his slaves decently, his corrupt executor abuses them unmercifully, beating them without provocation, and he is planning to sell off the father'e estate--including the slaves--at the earliest occasion so he and his mistress can steal the cash and transport to France. The young man doesn't wish to sell his father's estate or break up an of the slave families, and he has to search someone to support him thwart the crooked executor's plans.
Description: A notorious assassin dies in the electric chair in a max safety prison. So nice was his evil that Satan offers him a deal. He will receive to go back to World as long as he sacrifices folks to the devil and carves 666 on them somewhere. The guy, of course, accepts and gets reborn in the body of a drug dealer. He starts a trail of carnage that lasts throughout the movie.
Description: The successful prosecution of a boy accused of murdering his wife catapults a young attorneys career into the position of assistant D.A. for a major city. Eight years later, alarming fresh evidence suggests that the jailed boy may now be innocent of the murder, and actually hes gunning for the girl who place him away. Eight years ago, State’s Attorney Megan Washington (Erica Durance) made her career with the high profile conviction of restaurateur William McCauley for the murder of his wife. When nearly a decade later, fresh evidence emerges which raises doubts about the case, the conviction is overturned and William McCauley is once again a gratis man, awaiting a fresh trial and suing Megan and the District Attorney’s office for fifty million dollars. Now, as Megan re-opens the case, she quickly unearths a mystery long since buried and uncovers a secret which has her in danger of losing her career, her relationship and possibly…her life.
Description: An elderly lady manages to sneak some pills away from her nurse and dies of an overdose. The nurse is tried for murder and acquitted. Some time soon the nurse, under a fresh name and identity, cares for a patient who also dies of an overdose. When her true identity comes out, suspicions fly.
Description: A dispossessed, violent man's life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes and with several another ties, Ballard descends to the lvl of a cave dweller as he falls deeper into crime and degradation.
Description: Based on the storyline of Franca Viola and Filippo Melodia. In Sicily, as a Mafia boss leaves for prison, he advises Vito, a young boy who's his potential successor, to marry a virtuous and terrible woman. Vito's eye settles on Francesca, only 15, but lovely and self-possessed. Among her virtues are high self worth and forthright speech, so although she falls in love with Vito, she won't bow down to him. Believing he's losing face, he has his men kidnap her and he rapes her. Then, he says her he'll still marry her. Instead, she files charges. Her parents, brother, and neighbors refuse to help her. Will she break?
Description: Jeff Fahey plays Raymond Graham, who for five years has lived on Death Row, awaiting execution for the murder of a shop clerk. Having given up on any further legal delays, Graham wearily awaits the fatal injection. Joining the condemned boy in his death watch are Graham's family and attorney, a crowd of anti-capital punishment demonstrators, and the inevitable TV crews. This drama concentrates on the final two hours of Raymond Graham's life, played out in "real time". Originally telecast November 17, 1985, The Execution of Raymond Graham was the ABC TV network's first live dramatic presentation in nearly 25 years. Inspiration for the Film Dead Boy Walking starring Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon.
Description: Kin Seng (Leung Ka Fai) falls into large debts in the gambling house. He persuades his loving wife, May (Lin Ching Hsia), to embezzle a large sum from working zone to save him. They go to Thailand to seek support from Kin Seng's uncle but in vain. On their return Journey, May accidentally falls off the ferry and Kin Seng commits a deliberate murder. [...] What is going to happen next? -From the Fortune Star Legendary Collection DVD summary.
Description: Police Lieutenant Lacey, with aid from Coach Bettger, heads a crack-down on dope-peddling to high-school athletes. One child dies from an overdose, two more slay a gas station attendant in an aborted hold-up attempt to receive cash to purchase dope, and a third dies in a fall in a condemned empty building while fleeing from the law. With the aid of some outraged students, the dope pusher is brought to justice.
Description: When Scotland Yard finds themselves up vs a brick wall in tracking down a vicious gang of thieves and bank robbers, they call in Layton, a loner from MI5 to work his method into the gang and support bring them down.
Description: The main hero is a boy called Takashi Morioka, who has lost his job and his home due to a recession. He ends up falling into a trap set by the diabolical Yuki Michio, who happened to survive by possibility an incident on an island 16 years ago where all the inhabitants were killed, and which caused him to become evil. In order to protect the things necessary to him, Takashi Morioka (Sato Takeru) is forced to stain his hands in evil.
Description: After her father Stanley Jordan loses his wealth in market, Bonnie goes to work as a cub reporter. Her brother Rodney is the wheel boy in a gangland massacre. Bert, a reporter on Bonnie's paper, is murdered while investigating. Bonnie gets to know gang leader Jake Luva and learns how the gang works and that her brother is involved. By the time it's over her wealthy mate Bob sees how unbelievable she is and falls in love with her for good.
Description: A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a large business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes the police and uses organized bands to intimidate the neighbors. But perhaps this alcoholic ex-cop, Manning, should support them, but how?
Description: It's a cold and stormy night, and in a house in rural Vermont, midwife Sibyl Danforth is, together with the father and an assistant, in the middle of a homebirth. As time passes, the girl in labor meets with difficulties and Sibyl concludes that it would be preferable for the girl to deliver her baby in the hospital. Though a dead telephone line and terrible weather prevents Sibyl from going anywhere. Black ice and a persisten snowstorm makes transportation an impossibility. Early in the morning, the girl dies from what they trust to be a stroke and in all the chaos, Sibyl promptly decides to do a C-section to save the baby. The baby survives, but the mother is dead and tragedy is obvious. Yet, it's only going to receive worse for Sibyl as her assistant is certain that the girl was still alive when Sibyl performed the C-section. Sibyl is charged with manslaughter, brought before the court and her life is and will forever be changed.
Description: A young woman, Judith Moray, deserts her prospective fiance, the great doctor Alan Kearn, for an old flame, the dashing but roguish former wing commander Bill Glennan. Glennan makes her pregnant and marries her, but leaves her on the morning after the wedding when he learns that her father can't offer him financial support. Two years soon she - having been said that Glennan is dead - has married Kearn and borne him a son. But then Glennan suddenly reappears and starts to blackmail her.
Description: Egon, a young boy from Jutland living with relatives in Copenhagen, meets sensible young woman Ruth and falls in love. But Egon is involved with a gang of criminals, and when they assault a boy they meet in a bar they are caught by the police. Egon is sent to a juvenile home, but can he stay out of trouble?
Description: Yearning for respectability, George finds he cannot escape the influence of his old criminal cohorts. When George refuses to pay "hush money" to the mob, his faithful wife Margarete Schlegel is killed. George resignedly returns to a life of crime, ultimately descending into madness.
Description: An airliner makes a forced landing at night in the desert. The passengers and team take refuge in a nearby deserted house. Later some of the passengers are found murdered, and one of the passengers reveals himself to be a detective who was guarding one of the murdered passengers, who was carrying a bag of diamonds--which is actually missing. The detective gotta search out which of the passengers is the killer.
Description: A reporter supports the police investigate the murder of a disagreeable and philandering actor who is found strangled to death in his theater dressing room with its door and window locked from the inside.
Description: The storyline starts in 1923 where after an accident, a newspaper reporter needs to raise $5,000 to pay for an operation, otherwise his young sister will be crippled for life. The desperate reporter is finally able to receive the money from a shady acquaintance, Riggs. Eight years soon in Fresh York, circumstances conspire to zone the reporter as the number one suspect in the murder of a showgirl. With no witness or alibi, the reporter devises a plan to smoke out the true culprit. A meeting is arranged under the cover of night and to the surprise of both men, the murderer is Riggs. Out of gratitude for past generosity to his sister, the reporter agrees not to expose Riggs, however unwittingly leads the police to him! Riggs is found guilty, and a dramatic stage in the courthouse ensues.
Description: A storyline of love, humor and drama vs the background of America's "Biggest Tiny City." An (interrupted) indiscretion by John Wyatt with a floozy prompts his wife, June, to create a trip to Reno, Nevada in order to receive a quickie six-week-waiting-period divorce. John, penitent over his past actions (since he got caught), follows his wife to Reno and manages a reconciliation after a murder gives him a possibility to prove his real devotion.
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