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The Last Guest

March 23, 1941

Inspector Puosu (Hugo Hytönen) investigates the murder of smuggler Nelly with journalist Harn (Hannes Häyrinen). Doubts are directed at wholesaler Antti Rajapalo (Ville Salminen), whose innocence is believed only by Rajapalo's secretary Ane Arvila (Irma Seikkula).

A young carpet seller is blackmailed over his sex tapes.

Oi epikíndynoi

January 12, 1964

The Law in Her Hands

May 16, 1936

A female lawyer (Margaret Lindsay) sets up her own practice but only achieves success as an attorney for the mob.

Company Buggers

August 9, 1975

Hiroshi, a small-time racketeer, makes a name for himself extorting vulnerable companies and their directors for financial gain.

Mr Misfortune

May 17, 2019

In a misguided attempt to protect his friend from an extortionist, a man hijacks a blackmail scheme and puts himself and everyone he cares about in danger.

Racket

August 19, 2014

Amil Pasic has been working abroad for three years as a freelance photographer. For the first time after a year he comes back to Sarajevo to visit his father Mufid and finds out that a local criminal Bakir is extorting a monthly racket from Mufid which he categorically refuses to pay. Amil suggests to his father to contact the police to no avail. After his father suffers a heart attack Amil decides to take matters into his own hands.

Miracle in Harlem

November 29, 1948

A crooked real estate tycoon tricks a trusting young woman out of her small candy store. When he is found dead, the girl is suspected of the crime.

Emergency Call

June 24, 1933

A surgeon and an ambulance driver fight racketeers who take over their hospital.

The Doomsday Flight

December 13, 1966

A bomb on board an airliner has an altitude-sensitive trigger. Unless a ransom is paid, it will explode when the plane descends to land.

10 pesos

January 1, 2003

Like O'Henry's Tainted Tenner this 10 peso note, found on a sink in a men's room passes from hand to hand through many lives.

C/O Sir

June 28, 2013

Jayabrata Ray, a teacher of a reputed school in Kurseong, finds himself in a helpless situation after losing his eyesight. Although the school authorities allow him to continue with his job for a while, but all hell breaks loose when he starts getting threat calls from the management asking him to vacate his property that is situated right inside the school premises. Jayabrata, who had also been a student of the same school, could see through their real intention and simply refuses to budge.

Marihuana

May 8, 1936

A young girl named Burma attends a beach party with her boyfriend and after she smokes marijuana with a bunch of other girls, she gets pregnant and another girl drowns while skinny dipping in the ocean. Burma and her boyfriend go to work for the pusher in order to make money so they can get married. However, during a drug deal her boyfriend is killed leaving Burma to fend for herself. Burma then becomes a major narcotics pusher in her own right after giving up her baby for adoption.

Okinawa Rendez-vous

July 28, 2000

Jimmy Tong (Leslie Cheung) is an expert blackmailer and thief who specialises in white-collar crimes. With his side-kick (Vincent Kok), Jimmy steals a personal diary belonging to a Yakuza leader Ken Sato (Masaya Kato) intending to use its details as a platform for blackmailing and to extort money. Sato agreed to the uneasy deal and made preparations to pay Jimmy his exorbitant demands only for Sato's girlfriend Jenny (Faye Wong) to betray him and make off with the money to Okinawa.

Hollywood Cowboy

May 28, 1937

Just after Kramer goes to Wyoming to start his protection racket, cowboy actor Jeff Carson finishes a picture and goes camping. Attracted to Joyce Butler, he hires on at her ranch and quickly gets caught up in Butler's conflict with Kramer. When the Butlers refuse to buy his service, he has their cattle stampeded.

36 Hours to Die

April 11, 1999

Treat Williams stars in this drama as the owner of a brewing company who refuses to knuckle under when gangsters make threats against him, his business, and his family. With the help of his wife and his uncle, he's able to outsmart and outmuscle the crooks. Carroll O'Connor and Kim Cattrall are featured in the supporting cast.

China Strike Force

December 21, 2000

A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption. Noriko, a Japanese Interpol officer, collaborates with Darren for the destruction of a large international drug cartel. At the same time, a senior government officer's daughter is suspected of corruption.

Varg Veum - Woman in the Fridge

September 17, 2008

An international oil drilling company hires private investigator Varg Veum to find their missing systems designer, Arne Samuelsen. Varg discovers the headless body of a woman jammed into the fridge in Arne's apartment - and is promptly knocked unconscious. When he wakes up the body is gone and the Police has arrived.

Lost in Beijing

February 16, 2007

A look at modern-day life in China's capital centered on a ménage-a-quatre involving a young woman, her boss, her husband and her boss's wife. Massage girl Pingguo (Apple) (The stunning Fan Bingbing) lives in a cramped apartment with her bad-tempered window cleaner husband Kun (Tong Dawei), barely eking by on their miniscule pay. When Pingguo gets raped by her boss Lin (Tony Leung) one afternoon, Kun, who is washing the windows of the building, witnesses the act. The enraged Kun tries to get even first by (unsuccessfully) blackmailing Lin, then by sleeping with Lin's wife (Elaine Kam). The relationships get even more tangled when Pingguo discovers she's pregnant. With the paternity of the baby up in the air, Kun, who is eager for money, strikes a deal with Lin, who is eager for a son.

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