The Way BackSeptember 3, 2010
Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film details their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom, as they cross deserts, mountains, & several nations.
Rumble FishOctober 21, 1983
Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
Feel The NoiseOctober 5, 2007
After a run-in with local thugs, aspiring Harlem rapper Rob flees to a place and father he never knew, and finds his salvation in Reggaeton, a spicy blend of hip-hop, reggae and Latin beats. Puerto Rico, the spiritual home of Reggaeton, inspires Rob and his step-brother Javi to pursue their dream of becoming Reggaeton stars. Together with a dancer named C.C., they learn what it means to stay true to themselves and each other, while overcoming obstacles in love, greed and pride, all culminating in an explosive performance at New York’s Puerto Rican Day Parade.
DheenaJanuary 14, 2001
A local gangster and his adopted brother rule over a town together. However, their relationship turns sour after the man's sister dies due to the gangster's mistake.
The Stranglers of BombayMay 1, 1960
India 1826. The cult of Thugee was sweeping the sub-continent. Worshippers of the goddess Kali demonstrated their devotion by the mutilation and mass murder of thousands of victims. This wave of religious fervour challenges the stability of the Raj and threatens anarchy and chaos but can the cool pragmatism of the British compete against the power of this extreme and zealous passion?
626 EvolutionJune 1, 2017
Hunted by government agents and constantly assaulted by a cartel of vengeful thugs, an amnesiac known only as "626" searches for her true identity while protecting a teenage girl who shares her superhuman abilities; but when 626 uncovers the horrifying truth about her past, she must infiltrate enemy headquarters to expose a corporate conspiracy that threatens the free world,before she and her companion are silenced forever.
It Happened on This Very DayJune 28, 1987
Belgrade in 1963. In a yard surrounded by buildings, a group of young people of different backgrounds and social status, but of similar views about love and self-affirmation, spend their time together. Their friendship is dyed with various events typical for socialism, such as working actions or Youth Day's parade. All what happens within this yard may become an allegory of one generation's destiny.
TomcatsApril 1, 1977
When four degenerate thugs rape and murder a young waitress in part of their rape and murder spree, they are arrested, but get away with though a legal technicality. The brother of one of the rape/murder victims decides to become vigilante and kill the four degenerates by himself.
Paayum PuliSeptember 4, 2015
An extortion gang that murders businessmen kills a policeman working on the case. ACP Jayaseelan exterminates the gang by way of unofficial encounters, but the murders continue. What the cop doesn't realise is that the brain behind the crimes is lurking close to home.
Twin Dragon EncounterJune 6, 1986
Identical twin brothers on vacation are faced with an unexpected battle when their getaway spot is invaded by mercenaries. Using their martial arts expertise, the twins wage war against the invaders in order to free their kidnapped girlfriends.
Young and WildApril 24, 1958
Three juvenile-delinquents launch a reign of terror upon those who witnessed a deadly auto accident in this exploitation drama.
Thugs vs. DinosaursJune 24, 2017
As a dinosaur apocalypse begins in a small town, a Paleontologist and a Nazi descendant join forces with a War Veteran to find his daughter.
The PenthouseOctober 3, 1967
Three thugs--Tom, Dick and Harry (a woman)--break into the penthouse apartment of an adulterous couple and proceed to terrorize them, but as it turns out, things aren't exactly what they seem to be.
2elevenAugust 8, 2015
2ELEVEN IS THE TALE OF TWO BROTHERS HUSTLING TO SURVIVE IN THE STREETS OF DETROIT. ZO, THE CALM, AMBITIOUS BROTHER WANTS NOTHING MORE THAN TO GIVE HIS DAUGHTER, NATTY, A BETTER LIFE WHILE MURDA, THE FLASHY HOT TEMPERED BROTHER LOVES THE FAST LIFE AND EVEN FASTER MONEY. TWO VERY DIFFERENT BROTHERS WITH THE SAME OCCUPATION, COMMITTING ROBBERIES. ZO, MURDA, AND THEIR ACCOMPLICE, RELL START OFF AS SMALL TIME THIEVES UNTIL ZO LINKS UP WITH A SEASON VETERAN WHO GIVES THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO CATCH BIGGER FISH AND MAKE MORE MONEY. ONCE THESE "JACK BOYS" BEGIN TO SEE A SHIFT IN INCOME, THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ZO AND MURDA BECOME MORE APPARENT. TEMPERS FLARE, BLOOD IS SHED, AND LINES ARE CROSSED. THE MORE MONEY THAT IS MADE, THE MORE LOYALTY IS TESTED. THIS URBAN DRAMA IS SURE TO LEAVE YOU THINKING
The Mayor of 44th StreetOctober 15, 1942
In this drama, an ex-vaudevillian dancer opens up a dance band agency and help street kids at the same time by hiring them to help out. Unfortunately, the local gang of hood's leader resists his attempts. More trouble ensues when the dancer helps a convict gain parole by hiring him. It later turns out that the ex-con is only interested in trying to use the agency as a front for extortion. Songs include the Oscar nominated "When There's a Breeze on Lake Louise," "Your Face Looks Familiar," "Heavenly, Isn't He?" "Let's Forget It," "You're Bad For Me," and "A Million Miles From Manhattan."
A Smell of Honey, a Swallow of BrineJune 10, 1966
Sharon is a young office worker who sexually teases, seduces and then cries 'rape' on various men just to see them emotionally suffer for her own man-hating, twisted amusement leading to one lovestruck boyfriend being sent to prison, the financial ruin of another, and the meltdown and death of a third victim.
The Beggar: A Freak StoryJune 9, 2017
An unfaithful woman makes her way toward her car, planning to meet with her lover, when a group of thugs surrounds her.
PasajerosOctober 16, 2008
A story about friendship and moral dilemmas. Young people yearn for a better future in developing country, while old people seek to restore the old times.
The Godless CityJune 5, 1958
One of the earliest exploitation films from South Africa, directed and produced by independent film maker Pierre D. Botha. This is a classic example of a ‘restless youth’ film. The action takes place in Johannesburg (The Godless city of the title) and focuses on the youth sub culture of the ‘Ducktails’ (“a white youth gang subculture which emerged within post Second World War South Africa. Rebellious, hedonistic, apolitical and showing little respect for the law, education or work”).