43 movies

Emergency Call

June 24, 1933

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

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

The Unknown Man

November 9, 1951

A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he"s gotten off was really guilty.

The Challenge

January 1, 1960

Jailed for his role in a gang heist and ditched by its female leader (Jayne Mansfield), a widower (Anthony Quayle) decides to keep the loot.

Cash on Demand

December 20, 1961

A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds.

Oi epikíndynoi

January 12, 1964

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.

Diamonds Are Forever

December 13, 1971

Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who's guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.

The Canterbury Tales

July 1, 1972

Glimpses of Chaucer penning his famous work are sprinkled through this re-enactment of several of his stories.

Company Buggers

August 9, 1975

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

Life Sentence

August 9, 1979

"El Tarzan" Lira is an ex-convict who decides to give up his criminal past and reform his life. However, a corrupt policeman blackmails him leaving "El Tarzan" no other option but to continue committing robberies. Adapting the genre conventions of the film noir to the Mexican context, Ripstein's film focuses on Mexican police corruption and questions the judicial system.

Breakdown

May 2, 1997

When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never seen Amy. Johnathan Mostow's tense thriller then follows Jeff's desperate search for his wife, which eventually uncovers a small town's murderous secret.

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.

Gangster No. 1

June 9, 2000

An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.

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.

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.

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