Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Deliver Us from Evil

Friday, July 11th, 2014

All Genres:
Crime, Horror, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 118 min

Languages: English

Director: Scott Derrickson

Tagline: You haven’t seen true evil

 

Writers: Scott Derrickson (screenplay), Paul Harris Boardman (screenplay), 2 credits »

 

Cast: Eric Bana
Édgar Ramírez
Olivia Munn
Chris Coy
Dorian Missick
Sean Harris
Joel McHale
Mike Houston
Lulu Wilson
Olivia Horton
Scott Johnsen
Daniel Sauli
Antoinette LaVecchia
Aidan Gemme
Jenna Gavigan

 

Plot: In DELIVER US FROM EVIL, New York police officer Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana), struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest (Edgar Ramirez), schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are terrorizing their city. Based upon the book, which details Sarchie’s bone-chilling real-life cases. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

 

Awards: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Fargo’ Lead Nominations 16 hours ago Venice Film Festival Opens With Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu’s ‘Birdman’ 17 hours ago Emmy Nominations: Highlights & Snubs 13 hours ago

22 Jump Street

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 112 min

Languages: English

Director: Nicholas Stoller

Tagline: They’re not 21 anymore

 

Writers: Michael Bacall (screenplay), Oren Uziel (screenplay), 5 credits »

 

Cast: Jonah Hill
Channing Tatum
Peter Stormare
Wyatt Russell
Amber Stevens
Jillian Bell
Ice Cube
The Lucas Brothers
Nick Offerman
Jimmy Tatro
Caroline Aaron
Craig Roberts
Marc Evan Jackson
Joe Chrest
Eddie J. Fernandez

 

Plot: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don’t have to just crack the case – they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

Dom Hemingway

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

All Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama

Release Year: 2014

Country: UK

Runtime: 93 min

Languages: English

Director: Richard Shepard

Tagline:

 

Cast: Emilia Clarke
Jude Law
Kerry Condon
Richard E. Grant
Demian Bichir
Larissa Jones
Deborah Rosan
Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Madalina Diana Ghenea
Emma Lock
Simon DeSilva
Chris Cowlin
Richard Graham
Matthew David McCarthy
Vic Waghorn

 

Plot: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he’s owed.

Brick Mansions

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama

Release Year: 2014

Country: France | Canada

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Camille Delamarre

Tagline:

 

Writers: Luc Besson (screenplay), Bibi Naceri (screenplay)

 

Cast: Paul Walker
Robert Maillet
RZA
David Belle
Carlo Rota
Kalinka Petrie
Catalina Denis
Ayisha Issa
Kwasi Songui
Andreas Apergis
Bruce Ramsay
Gouchy Boy
Carolina Bartczak
Jade Hassouné
Tristan D. Lalla

 

Plot: An undercover cop tries to take down a ruthless crime lord with access to a neutron bomb by infiltrating his gang.

Muppets Most Wanted

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

All Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 112 min

Languages: English

Director: James Bobin

Tagline: Taking the world by farce

 

Writers: James Bobin, Nicholas Stoller

 

Cast: Tom Hiddleston
Christoph Waltz
Salma Hayek
Danny Trejo
Stanley Tucci
Debby Ryan
Bridgit Mendler
Tina Fey
Lady Gaga
Ty Burrell
Zach Galifianakis
Peter Serafinowicz
Ray Liotta
Jemaine Clement
Ross Lynch

 

Plot: While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.

Sabotage

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 109 min

Languages: English

Director: David Ayer

Tagline: Leave no loose ends

 

Writers: Skip Woods, David Ayer

 

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Josh Holloway
Joe Manganiello
Mireille Enos
Sam Worthington
Max Martini
Angela Kerecz
Olivia Williams
Terrence Howard
Harold Perrineau
King
Luis Moncada
Daniel Moncada
Ralf Moeller
Martin Donovan

 

Plot: Members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house.

Need for Speed

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 130 min

Languages: English

Director: Scott Waugh

Tagline:

 

Writers: George Gatins (screenplay), George Gatins (story), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Aaron Paul
Dakota Johnson
Imogen Poots
Michael Keaton
Dominic Cooper
Rami Malek
Scott Mescudi
Sir Maejor
Harrison Gilbertson
Carmela Zumbado
Nick Chinlund
Ramon Rodriguez
Libby Blanton
Steven Wiig
Beth Waugh

 

Plot: Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins.

Veronica Mars

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

All Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 110 min

Languages: English

Director: Rob Thomas

Tagline: She thought she was out

 

Writers: Rob Thomas (screenplay), Diane Ruggiero (screenplay), 2 credits »

 

Cast: Kristen Bell
James Franco
Krysten Ritter
Gaby Hoffmann
Jerry O’Connell
Julie Gonzalo
Martin Starr
Tina Majorino
Justin Long
Chris Lowell
Jason Dohring
Jamie Lee Curtis
Sam Huntington
Christine Lakin
Dax Shepard

 

Plot: 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.

RoboCop

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 118 min

Languages: English

Director: José Padilha

Tagline: We’ve got the future under control.

 

Writers: Joshua Zetumer (screenplay), Edward Neumeier, 1 credit »

 

Cast: Joel Kinnaman
Gary Oldman
Michael Keaton
Abbie Cornish
Jackie Earle Haley
Michael K. Williams
Jennifer Ehle
Jay Baruchel
Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Samuel L. Jackson
Zach Grenier
Aimee Garcia
Patrick Garrow
K.C. Collins
Daniel Kash

 

Plot: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years – and it’s meant billions for OmniCorp’s bottom line. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) – a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit – is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine pursuing justice. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

3 Days to Kill

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: McG

Tagline:

 

Writers: Adi Hasak (screenplay), Luc Besson (screenplay), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Amber Heard
Kevin Costner
Hailee Steinfeld
Connie Nielsen
Scott Burn
Richard Sammel
Eriq Ebouaney
Tómas Lemarquis
Lamont Thompson
Big John
Maï Anh Le
Philippe Reyno
Rupert Wynne-James
Yvonne Gradelet
Marc Andréoni

 

Plot: A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he’s previously kept at arm’s length to keep out of danger. But first, he must complete one last mission – even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunting down the world’s most ruthless terrorist and looking after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years, while his wife is out of town. Written by Relativity Media

La migliore offerta

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

All Genres:
Crime, Drama, Romance

Release Year: 2014

Country: Italy

Runtime: 131 min

Languages: English

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore

Tagline:

 

Cast: Geoffrey Rush
Jim Sturgess
Sylvia Hoeks
Donald Sutherland
Philip Jackson
Dermot Crowley
Kiruna Stamell
Liya Kebede
Caterina Capodilista
Gen Seto
Klaus Tauber
Maximilian Dirr
Laurence Belgrave
Sean Buchanan
John Benfield

 

Plot: A master auctioneer becomes obsessed with an extremely reclusive heiress who collects fine art.

Beyond Outrage

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama

Release Year: 2014

Country: Japan

Runtime: 112 min

Languages: Japanese

Director: Takeshi Kitano

Tagline:

 

Cast: Takeshi Kitano
Ryô Kase
Shun Sugata
Toshiyuki Nishida
Machiko Ono
Ken Mitsuishi
Fumiyo Kohinata
Tomokazu Miura
Hirofumi Arai
Akira Nakao
Shigeru Kôyama
Yutaka Matsushige
Kenta Kiritani
Sansei Shiomi
Hideo Nakano

 

Plot: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. Written by Production

Dhoom: 3

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: India

Runtime:

Languages: Hindi | English | Tamil | Telugu

Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya

Tagline:

 

Writers: Aditya Chopra (story), Vijay Krishna Acharya, 1 credit »

 

Cast: Aamir Khan
Katrina Kaif
Tabrett Bethell
Kim DeJesus
Abhishek Bachchan
Bipasha Basu
Riya Ray
Uday Chopra
Elizabeth Reiners
Diana Penty
Jacqueline Scislowski
M’laah Kaur Singh
Don Kress
Jackie Shroff
Berkeley Clayborne

 

Plot: Trained as a circus entertainer by his father, the adult Sahir co-stars in a circus alongside the gymnast Aaliya, though his true motive is to rob the show’s owners, whom he believes were responsible for his father’s murder.

Out of the Furnace

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA | UK

Runtime: 116 min

Languages: English

Director: Scott Cooper

Tagline: Sometimes your battles choose you.

 

Writers: Brad Ingelsby, Scott Cooper

 

Cast: Woody Harrelson
Dendrie Taylor
Carl Ciarfalio
Nancy Mosser
Christian Bale
Casey Affleck
Zoe Saldana
Sam Shepard
Bingo O’Malley
Tom Bower
Willem Dafoe
Bobby Wolfe
Charles David Richards
Forest Whitaker
Boyd Holbrook

 

Plot: 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 is lured into one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast – a mistake that will almost cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother. Written by Production

American Hustle

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Crime, Drama

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 129 min

Languages: English

Director: David O. Russell

Tagline:

 

Writers: Eric Singer, David O. Russell

 

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence
Amy Adams
Christian Bale
Robert De Niro
Bradley Cooper
Jeremy Renner
Jack Huston
Michael Peña
Elisabeth Röhm
Louis C.K.
Dawn Olivieri
Melissa McMeekin
Colleen Camp
Alessandro Nivola
Anthony Zerbe

 

Plot: A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that’s as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving’s unpredictable wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

Homefront

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 100 min

Languages: English

Director: Gary Fleder

Tagline: How far would you go to protect your home?

 

Writers: Sylvester Stallone (screenplay), Chuck Logan (based on the novel by)

 

Cast: James Franco
Jason Statham
Winona Ryder
Rachelle Lefevre
Kate Bosworth
Clancy Brown
Frank Grillo
Steffie Grote
Christa Campbell
Izabela Vidovic
Omar Benson Miller
Nicole Andrews
Michelle Celeste
Joe Chrest
Billy Slaughter

 

Plot: A former DEA agent moves his family to a quiet town, where he soon tangles with a local meth druglord.

The Wolf of Wall Street

Monday, October 28th, 2013

All Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Martin Scorsese

Tagline:

 

Writers: Terence Winter (screenplay), Jordan Belfort (book)

 

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio
Jonah Hill
Matthew McConaughey
Jon Bernthal
Cristin Milioti
Margot Robbie
Spike Jonze
Jean Dujardin
Ethan Suplee
Jon Favreau
Kyle Chandler
Shea Whigham
Rob Reiner
Joanna Lumley
Kenneth Choi

 

Plot: In The Wolf of Wall Street DiCaprio would play Belfort, a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 20 months in prison for refusing to cooperate in a massive 1990s securities fraud case that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, including mob infiltration. Written by anonymous

Runner Runner

Monday, September 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 91 min

Languages: English

Director: Brad Furman

Tagline: Play. Or be played.

 

Writers: Brian Koppelman, David Levien

 

Cast: Gemma Arterton
Ben Affleck
Justin Timberlake
Anthony Mackie
David Costabile
Diana Laura
Bob Gunton
Ben Schwartz
Sam Palladio
Oliver Cooper
Jeannine Kaspar
Laurence Mason
Dayo Okeniyi
Daniel Booko
Louis Lombardi

 

Plot: 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 faces his biggest gamble ever: attempting to outmaneuver the two forces closing in on him. Written by 20th Century Fox Distribution

Machete Kills

Monday, September 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA | Russia

Runtime: 107 min

Languages: English

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Tagline: Trained to kill. Left for dead. Back for more.

 

Writers: Kyle Ward (screenplay), Robert Rodriguez (story), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Amber Heard
Alexa Vega
Vanessa Hudgens
Sofía Vergara
Jessica Alba
Michelle Rodriguez
Mel Gibson
Danny Trejo
Lady Gaga
Charlie Sheen
Antonio Banderas
Demian Bichir
Cuba Gooding Jr.
William Sadler
Electra Avellan

 

Plot: The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

The Counselor

Monday, September 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA | UK

Runtime: 111 min

Languages: English

Director: Ridley Scott

Tagline:

 

Cast: Brad Pitt
Natalie Dormer
Michael Fassbender
Dean Norris
Cameron Diaz
Penélope Cruz
Javier Bardem
John Leguizamo
Rosie Perez
Emma Rigby
Goran Visnjic
Bruno Ganz
Sam Spruell
Mark Allen
Rubén Blades

 

Plot: A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.