Category: Crime

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Zulu (2013)

As a child, Ali Neuman narrowly escaped being murdered by Inkhata, a militant political party at war with Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress. Only he and his mother survived the carnage of those years. But as with many survivors, the psychological scars remain. Today, Ali is chief of the homicide...

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Jamesy Boy (2014)

The true story of James Burns who, as a teenager goes from the suburban street gangs of Denver to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. In this unlikely setting, will James emerge with hope and a brighter future?Genre: Biography/Crime Country : USACast : Spencer Lofranco : James Mary-Louise...

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Reasonable Doubt (2014)

Up-and-coming District Attorney, Mitch Brockton is involved in a fatal hit-and-run, but Clinton Davis, is found with the body and charged with murder. Believing that Davis is innocent, Brockton is compelled to throw the trial. Soon after, Brocton’s perfect life begins to unravel as he realizes that the man he...

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Veronica Mars (2014)

  Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown – just in time for her high school reunion – in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who’s embroiled in a murder mystery. Genre : Crime Country...

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Out of the Furnace (2013)

  Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the...

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American Hustle (2013)

Irving Rosenfeld is a brilliant con man, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that’s as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito,...

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The Art of the Steal (2013)

Crunch Calhoun is a daredevil on a motorcycle and a part-time art thief. He even agrees to do a final job with his brother Nicky. He manages to get his old team back together to steal an invaluable historical book. However Nicky comes up with a much more risky plan. The...

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The Counselor (2013)

A rich and successful lawyer, the Counselor, is about to get married to his fiance but soon becomes entangled in a complex drug plot with a middle-man known as Westray. The plan ends up taking a horrible twist and he must protect himself and his soon to be bride as...

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The Iceman (2012)

Richard Kuklinski is working as a porn film lab tech until his mob bosses persuade him to change his career into that of a contract killer. For years, Kuklinski gains a reputation for cold blooded professionalism even as he raises a family who are kept in the dark about his...

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Rushlights (2012)

Billy and Sarah, two delinquent teenage lovers from the suburbs of Los Angeles, travel to a small southern town to falsely claim a dead friend’s inheritance. The two teens, haunted by their own dubious pasts while pursuing their scam, wind up in a nightmare of greed and betrayal when confronted...

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Down and Dangerous (2013)

Paul Boxer is the most inventive and principled smuggler in the trade, and has never needed to carry a gun. When violent mid-level traffickers coerce him into designing a foolproof plan to bring several kilos of cocaine across the México border, he maneuvers to rid himself of their hold over...

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The Tall Man (2012)

Cold Rock, USA. Over the years children have disappeared without a clue or any witness. Superstitious people talk about “The tall man,” a legendary, mysterious figure who takes children who are never seen again. Julia Denning, a nurse at Cold Rock, doesn’t believe in that legend. Until one night She...

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Runner Runner (2013)

Princeton grad student Richie, believing he’s been swindled, travels to Costa Rica to confront online gambling tycoon Ivan Block. Richie is seduced by Block’s promise of immense wealth, until he learns the disturbing truth about his benefactor. When the FBI tries to coerce Richie to help bring down Block, Richie...

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Only God Forgives (2013)

Bangkok. Ten years ago Julian killed a man and went on the run. Now he manages a Thai boxing club as a front for a drugs operation. Respected in the criminal underworld, deep inside, he feels empty. When Julian’s brother murders an underage prostitute, the police call on retired cop...

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The Family (2013)

A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite the best efforts of CIA Agent Stansfield to keep them in line, Fred Manzoni, his wife Maggie and their children Belle and Warren can’t help...

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Killing Them Softly (2012)

Jackie Cogan is a hired enforcer who is asked to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. He acts with the efficiency of a ruthless businessman. Genre : Crime/Thriller Country : USA Cast : Brad Pitt : Jackie...

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Prisoners (2013)

Film Review: Prisoners Pray for the best, but prepare for the worst. My wife wanted to watch another thriller. And what a thriller it was ultimately. With a thriller of such high level as “Prisoners“, my wife starts to surf the internet so she can read the plot. She starts...

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Bedevilled (2010)

Hae-won is a beautiful single woman in her thirties who works at a bank in the Seoul city. She leads a busy life until she becomes a witness to an attempted murder case, and at the same time, things get complicated at work. When things get out of hand she...

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Drive (2011)

A mysterious man who has multiple jobs as a garage mechanic, a Hollywood stuntman and a getaway driver seems to be trying to escape his shady past as he falls for his neighbor – whose husband is in prison and who’s looking after her child alone. Meanwhile, his garage mechanic...

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Snitch (2013)

A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son, who was imprisoned after being set up in a drug deal. Genre : Crime/DramaSnitch Country : USA Cast : Dwayne Johnson : John Matthews Susan Sarandon : Joanne Keeghan Rafi Gavron : Jason Collins Barry Pepper :...

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I spit on your grave (2010)

Writer Jennifer Hills takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer’s presence in the small town attracts the attention of a few morally depraved locals who set out one night to teach this city girl a lesson....

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The Frozen Ground (2013)

Alaska Trooper Jack Holcombe believes Robert Hansen is a serial killer who abducts young girls, tortures and sexually assaults them, then kills them. But Holcombe doesn’t have enough evidence to get a search warrant for Hansen’s premises. Holcombe knows that one victim, Cyndy Paulsen, somehow survived, so he decides to...

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Now You See Me (2013)

  This movie was for me one big magic trick. Like many, I thought the beginning of this film was great. The presentation of the “Four Horsemen” was well done. Especially Woody Harrelson was brilliant as a mentalist. His humor is natural and doesn’t feel like forced or exaggerated. I...

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Trance (2013)

A fine art auctioneer mixed up with a gang joins forces with a hypnotherapist to recover a lost painting. As boundaries between desire, reality and hypnotic suggestion begin to blur the stakes rise faster than anyone could have anticipated. Genre : Crime/Drama Country : UK Cast : James McAvoy :...

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Mafia (2012)

  It’s the 70s and criminal boss Renzo and his crew wreak havoc across the streets, leaving bodies wherever they go. Detective Womack with partner Dupree will stop at nothing to bring these thugs to justice, even if it means breaking the law. Genre : Crime Country : USA Cast...

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Stand Up Guys (2012)

After 28 years, Val gets out of prison, and his friend Doc picks him up. The local mob boss, Claphands, wants Val dead (Claphands’ son died in a robbery and he blames Val) and Doc has until morning to kill him. It’s a long night: Val wants to party –...

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Welcome to the Punch (2013)

Former criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London from his Icelandic hideaway when his son is involved in a heist gone wrong. This gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to catch the man he has always been after. As they face off, they start to uncover a...

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The Bank Job (2008)

Martine offers Terry a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London’s Baker Street. She targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewelry. But Terry and his crew don’t realize the boxes also contain a treasure trove of dirty secrets – secrets that will thrust...

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Public Enemies (2009)

The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s. Genre : Crime Country : USA Cast : Johnny Depp : John Dillinger Christian Bale : Melvin Purvis Marion Cotillard : Billie Frechette Director...

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Män Som Hatar Kvinnor (2009)

A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years. Genre : Crime/Thriller Country : Sweden/Denmark/Germany Cast : Michael Nyqvist : Mikael Blomkvist Peter Haber : Martin Vanger Noomi Rapace : Lisbeth Salander Director :...

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Broken City (2013)

In a city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure: Mayor Nicholas Hostetler. Genre : Crime/Drama Country : USA Cast :  Mark Wahlberg : Billy Taggert Russell Crowe : Burgemeester Hostetler Catherine Zeta-Jones : Cathleen Hostetler...

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Gangster Squad (2013)

It’s 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O’Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city. Genre : Crime/Action Country : USA Cast : Sean...

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Dragon Eyes (2012)

In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself. Genre : Action/Crime Country : USA Cast : Cung Le : Hong Peter Weller : Mister V Jean-Claude Van Damme :...

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The Double (2011)

Story kicks off with the mysterious murder of a senator bearing the marks of a Soviet assassin, who was long thought to be dead. To hunt down the killer, a retired CIA operative, who spent his career going toe-to-toe with his Soviet nemesis, is teamed with a young FBI agent....

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Stolen (2012)

A former thief frantically searches for his missing daughter, who has been kidnapped and locked in the trunk of a taxi. Genre : Action/Crime Country : USA Cast : Nicolas Cage : Will Montgomery Malin Akerman : Riley Jeffers Josh Lucas : Vincent Director : Simon West My opinion on...

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16 Blocks (2006)

Nederlands hier …Genre : Crime/ActionCountry : USACast :Bruce Willis : Jack MosleyMos Def : Eddie BunkerDavid Morse : Frank NugentRegisseur :Richard Donner SummaryJack Mosley, a burnt-out detective, is assigned the unenviable task of transporting a fast-talking convict from jail to a courthouse 16 blocks away. However, along the way he...

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Boy Wonder (2010)

I was pleasantly surprised by this film. A typical revenge-movie. But it was put together pretty well  with a surprising end. Caleb Steinmeyer plays the teen who’s hungry for revenge in a very realistic way. He looked tormented the whole movie.   The few fight scenes are short but energetic...

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Freelancers (2012)

Well … again another police flick with the well known corrupt/dirty cops subject. I thought it was only worth watching because Robert De Niro (playing on auto-pilot) and Forest Whitaker were performing in it. I think Whitaker is a sublime actor. But despite these class actors this movie is as...