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Hammer (film)

Hammer is a 1972 blaxploitation film directed by Bruce D. Clark. The film was released following the successes of Sweet Sweetbacks Baadasssss Song and Shaft, notable 1971 films that popularized black cinema. It starred Fred Williamson as B.J. Ham ...

The Hassled Hooker

The Hassled Hooker is a 1972 Italian crime-drama film co-written and directed by Eriprando Visconti.

Hell Up in Harlem

Hell Up in Harlem is a 1973 blaxploitation American neo-noir film, starring Fred Williamson and Gloria Hendry. Written and directed by Larry Cohen, it is a sequel to the film Black Caesar. The films soundtrack was recorded by Edwin Starr and rele ...

The Irish Whiskey Rebellion

The Irish Whiskey Rebellion is a 1972 crime drama, directed by Chester Erskine and starring William Devane, Anne Meara, Richard Mulligan, John Pleshette, David Groh, Stephen Joyce, and William Challee. It is based on a 1969 "A Change in The Wind" ...

Lady Cocoa

Lady Cocoa is a 1975 low-budget American blaxploitation crime drama that was directed by Matt Cimber. With Lola Falana in the title role, the film also featured Millie Perkins, Alex Dreier, Gene Washington and Joe Greene. It was released by Moons ...

The Mad Bomber (film)

The Mad Bomber, a.k.a. The Police Connection and Detective Geronimo, is a 1972 film produced, directed, and scripted by Bert I. Gordon. It stars Vince Edwards, Chuck Connors and Neville Brand.

A Man on His Knees

Un uomo in ginocchio is a 1979 Italian crime-drama film directed by Damiano Damiani. For his performance Giuliano Gemma won the Grolla doro for Best Actor.

A Matter of Wife. and Death

A Matter of Wife. and Death is a 1975 American made-for-television crime drama mystery film. It is a sequel to the 1973 film Shamus and was intended as a pilot for a series. The teleplay was written by Don Ingalls and the film directed by Marvin ...

Mean Johnny Barrows

Mean Johnny Barrows is a 1976 American crime drama film starring Fred Williamson, who also directed the film; Elliott Gould; Stuart Whitman; James Brown; and Roddy McDowall also star.

The Moonshine War

The Moonshine War is a 1970 American crime comedy-drama film directed by Richard Quine, based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard. It stars Patrick McGoohan, Richard Widmark, Alan Alda, and Will Geer.

The Police War

The Police War is a French police drama film directed by Robin Davis and starring Claude Brasseur, Claude Rich and Marlene Jobert. The French title refers to the rivalry between the two divisions of the French police force: the Territorial Brigad ...

Sarkari Mehmaan

Police inspector Anand is very honest, he is known for his honesty, diligence and bravery. He single-handedly captures and arrests notorious smuggler and criminal Jack Ranjit, who is sentenced to several years of jail. Anand Vinod Khanna in disgu ...

Savage Three

Italy, mid-1970s. Ovidio Mainardi is, apparently, a quiet clerk to electronic calculators in a large company. The monotony of the work, the existential loneliness of a marriage badly combined, pushes Ovidio, with two other friends, to let off ste ...

The Score (1978 film)

The Score is a 1978 Swedish crime film, based on the Kenneth Ahl novel with the same name. The film deals with different themes such as drug addiction, institutionalisation, and the Swedish criminal justice system.

A Scream in the Streets

A Scream in the Streets is a 1973 crime drama movie by producer Harry H. Novak and director Carl Monson, from a screenplay by Eric Norden. The cast includes Joshua Bryant, Sharon Kelly, Frank Bannon, Linda York and Angela Carnon. The film tells t ...

The Swinging Barmaids

The Swinging Barmaids is a 1975 exploitation film about a serial killer who targets cocktail waitresses. The film was directed by Gus Trikonis, and stars Bruce Watson, Laura Hippe, William Smith, and Dyanne Thorne.

This Stuffll Kill Ya!

This Stuffll Kill Ya! is a 1971 film directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis and starring Tim Holt and Jeffrey Allen. It features Holts final film appearance.

A Touch of the Other

A London private detective finds himself the target of gangster. Delger, "the man who gets things done", finds himself involved in Londons vice world, in between sleeping with his two neighbours Elaine Shirley Anne Field and Wendy Helene François ...

Alphabet City (film)

Alphabet City is a 1984 American crime drama film directed by Amos Poe. The story follows a young gangster of Italian descent named Johnny, who has been given control over his own neighborhood by the Mob. Then unknown actors Vincent Spano, Jami G ...

Blood Ties (1986 film)

Blood Ties, also known as Il cugino americano, which translates from the Italian as The American Cousin, is a 1986 Italian-American television film directed by Giacomo Battiato. It was shown at the 43rd Venice International Film Festival, where i ...

Daddys Boys

Hinton Battle as Piano Player Robert V Barron as Axelrod Christian Clemenson as Otis Jessica Nelson as Waitress Dan Shor as Hawk Ellen Gerstein as Henrietta; Madame Wang John Voldstad as Motorist Raymond J Barry as Daddy Laura Burkett as Christie ...

Kansas (film)

Kansas is a 1988 American crime drama film starring Matt Dillon and Andrew McCarthy. It tells the story of a young man returning home to attend a wedding who hooks up with a drifter who turns out to be a violent bank robber.

Merry-Go-Round (1981 film)

Merry-Go-Round is a 1981 film by Jacques Rivette, starring Maria Schneider and Joe Dallesandro. The film is a crime drama revolving around a kidnapping plot. Elizabeth sends telegrams to her old boyfriend Ben in New York City and to her younger s ...

Miles from Home

Miles from Home is a 1988 film starring Richard Gere and Kevin Anderson. It is about two brothers who, after being forced off their farm in the debt stricken Midwestern United States, become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have ...

Reckless Disregard

Reckless Disregard is a 1985 American film that was directed by Harvey Hart. It stars Tess Harper as a lawyer that must defend a physician against claims of selling prescriptions. After accepting the part Harper commented that the role was differ ...

The River Rat

The River Rat is a 1984 independent family film directed by Thomas Rickman and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Martha Plimpton. Filmed on location in Kentucky, on the banks of the Ohio River.

A Time to Die (1982 film)

A Time to Die or Seven Graves for Rogan is a 1982 war-drama-criminal film directed by Matt Cimber and Joe Tornatore and starring Edward Albert, Rex Harrison, and Rod Taylor. It was shot in 1979. The producer had additional scenes written and shot ...

Under Cover (1987 film)

A cop goes undercover in a South Carolina high school. With the help of a local narcotics officer, he investigates the drug ring responsible for another cops death.

9 millimeter

The film is about Malik played by Paolo Roberto, a young man with immigrant roots living in a Stockholm suburb, who is living in a world of crime and violence. But when he meets Carmen played by Rebecca Facey, a young beautiful and intelligent gi ...

Against the Law (1997 film)

Headed towards Hollywood, Rex is a mentally ill drifter with a penchant for balls-to-the-wall gunplay. Trapped in a delusion that he is a modern Old West gunslinger, Rex begins a murder spree that leaves police and law enforcement dead in his pat ...

Bad City Blues

Bad City Blues is a 1999 American drama and crime film directed by Michael Stevens.This film starring Michael Massee, Michael McGrady, Judith Hoag, Jim Metzler and Simon Billig in the lead roles.

Double Exposure (1994 film)

The Putnams, Roger Ian Buchanan and Maria Jennifer Gatti, continue an unstable marriage. She is unhappy at his obsessiveness and possessiveness and he continually suspects her of having an affair. On Tuesday and Thursday nights Maria is allowed o ...

Fathers & Sons (1992 film)

Fathers & Sons is a 1992 American crime drama film written and directed by Paul Mones and starring Jeff Goldblum, Rory Cochrane, Rosanna Arquette, Natasha Gregson Wagner and Famke Janssen. The film is about the connection between a father and son ...

Forever Mine

Forever Mine is a 1999 British–Canadian romantic drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader and starring Joseph Fiennes, Gretchen Mol and Ray Liotta.

Fun (film)

Fun is a 1994 Canadian independent drama film starring Alicia Witt and Renee Humphrey, and directed by Rafal Zielinski. Both Witt and Humphrey won a Special Jury Recognition award at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival. The film centers on the murder ...

Gunshy

When New York journalist Jake Bridges catches his girlfriend cheating on him, he travels to Atlantic City to drink away his troubles. Jake is saved from a bar brawl by small-time mobster Frankie. Jake befriends Frankie and eventually falls in lov ...

I Cant Sleep (film)

I Cant Sleep is a 1994 French drama film written and directed by Claire Denis. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival. The film was loosely inspired by the murders committed by Thierry Paulin.

I Want You (1998 film)

Berlin Film Festival 1998: Won, "Special Mention" - Slawomir Idziak 1998: Nominated, "Golden Berlin Bear Award" - Michael Winterbottom Camerimage 1998: Nominated, "Golden Frog Award" - Slawomir Idziak Valladolid International Film Festival 1998: ...

Illtown

Dante and his girlfriend Micky run a very profitable drug operation in a seaside town, aided and abetted by a host of teens who sell the smack at discos around town, as well as by Lucas, a corrupt cop whos on the take. Their downfall comes when t ...

The Joyriders

The Joyriders is a 1999 American crime drama film directed by Bradley Battersby and written by Jeff Spiegel and Bradley Battersby. The film stars Martin Landau as Gordon Trout, an elderly suicidal man who is kidnapped for his car and his money by ...

Kill the Love

When Love, the protagonist, joins the Korean Underworld in United States, he falls in love with a nightclub dancer. As a result, his friend wants to kill him.

Laws of Gravity (film)

Jimmy and Johnny are two Brooklyn street toughs who never made it into workaday society. Danger is the hit that gets them out of bed. Jimmy owes a loan shark money and Johnny is wanted by the police. Things go further out of control when their ol ...

Leather Jackets (film)

Leather Jackets is a 1992 film directed and written by Lee Drysdale. It was shot on Highland Park, Los Angeles, California in 1990. However, it was released in 1992. The film stars D. B. Sweeney, Bridget Fonda and Cary Elwes.

Love and a.45

A young couple in love - Watty Watts and Starlene - are planning a convenience store robbery. The next day, they are paid a visit by Creepy Cody and Dinosaur Bob, collectors for a local mobster whom Watty has borrowed money from to buy an engagem ...

Naked City: Justice with a Bullet

Naked City: Justice with a Bullet is a 1998 criminal drama film about two detectives who have to protect two girls who have been robbed of all their money and luggage. Kim Poirier has a cameo appearance in the film.

The Object of Beauty

Jake and Tina have taken up residence in a London hotel, living way beyond their means. He is a commodities broker whose shipment of cocoa beans is tied up by a Third World countrys revolution. She is a woman with extravagant tastes who is still ...

One Evening After the War

One Evening After the War is a 1998 Cambodian drama film, directed and co-written by Rithy Panh. Panh directed this neo-realist French-Cambodian social drama set amid Southeast Asian poverty and the Cambodian underworld. The film premiered in the ...

Ratas, Ratones, Rateros

Ratas, Ratones, Rateros is a 1999 Ecuadorian film directed by Sebastian Cordero and starring Carlos Valencia and Marco Bustos. It wasnt widely released until 2001 or 2002. It was nominated for Best Film of the Year in 2001 by the Spanish Goya Awa ...

Taxman (film)

A tax investigator chasing a tax evader stumbles upon a series of bloody murders and gets wrapped up in an investigation with a rookie cop despite his boss orders to stay out of the way.

Thick as Thieves (1998 film)

Thick as Thieves is a 1998 film based on the novel of the same name by Patrick Quinn and adapted for the screen by Scott Sanders and Arthur Krystal, with Sanders directing. The film stars Alec Baldwin, Andre Braugher, Michael Jai White, Bruce Gre ...