Category Archives: Crime

Gangs of New York (2002)

The streets of 1840s New York are a violent and unforgiving place. At Paradise Square in Lower Manhattan, a battle for a territory known as the Five Points, the conjunction of five roads, is... Read synopsis

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

The life of a fox is a dangerous one. This is expertly demonstrated when Mr. and Mrs. Fox get caught in a trap whilst raiding a squab farm. Mrs. Fox (Meryl Streep) picks this moment to tell her... Read synopsis

Run Lola Run (1998)

Manni, (Moritz Bleibtreu) the small time criminal, has just made a gross and expensive error. He had been entrusted with a job to collect one hundred thousand Deutsche Marks for his boss, Ronnie... Read synopsis

Falling Down (1993)

In the grinding heat of an L.A. traffic jam in mid summer, William Foster (Michael Douglas) waits. His increasing frustration exacerbated by his air conditioning not working, William decides to... Read synopsis

Demolition Man (1993)

In 1996, John Spartan (Sylvester Stallone) is chasing after a brutal and unmerciful terrorist named Simon Phoenix (Wesley Snipes). Spartan is on an unauthorized mission to rescue hostages that... Read synopsis

The Running Man (1987)

After a worldwide economic meltdown, America has descended quickly into despair, violence and control. The government oversees everything with an iron fist and an aggressive police force, using... Read synopsis

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Three men walk into a bank with the intent to commit robbery. Before they have even started, Stevie (Gary Springer) loses his nerve and runs off, leaving Sonny (Al Pacino) and Sal (John Cazale)... Read synopsis

Salt (2010)

Evelyn Salt (Angelina Jolie) has been caught and detained in North Korea. She is being tortured as she is under suspicion of being an American spy. Her boyfriend, Mike, decides to petition for... Read synopsis

The Family (2013)

Giovanni Manzoni (Robert De Niro) is in trouble. The ex mafia man is forced to snitch on the mob after being set up to be hit by a rival boss, Don Luchese. In order to escape, Manzoni and his... Read synopsis

Taken 2 (2012)

Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) is great at his job, so good in fact that he has bested a bunch of Albanian mobsters, who are about to be sent to jail. The father of one of his victims, Murad, swears... Read synopsis

Savages (2012)

Two best mates and pot growers live in Laguna Beach, California. Chon (Taylor Kitsch) and Ben (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) have built a thriving empire grown from cannabis seeds that Chon, a former... Read synopsis

Safe House (2012)

The life of a low-level CIA employee is about to get infinitely more interesting. Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds), having just been promoted into the notoriously boring job of being a... Read synopsis

Safe (2012)

Winning a fixed fight against an inferior opponent lands Luke Wright (Jason Statham) in trouble. The Russian mafia, lead by Emile Docheski, has just lost a truckload of money, meaning that Luke... Read synopsis

Robot & Frank (2012)

In the not too distant future, an aging ex-convict, Frank Weld (Frank Langella) is suffering from dementia. Living alone means that Frank’s son, Hunter (James Marsden) has to visit his ailing... Read synopsis

Red 2 (2013)

A few years after their previous close call, Frank (Bruce Willis) and Sarah (Mary-Louise Parker) are trying to live a normal life. It is at a store where Frank is approached by his old friend,... Read synopsis

Red (2010)

When a former black-ops CIA agent becomes lonely, he decides to develop a relationship with a Customer Service Agent, Sarah Ross (Mary-Louise Parker) from his pension office in Kansas City,... Read synopsis

Looper (2012)

In the not too distant future, 2044, Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) works as a looper for a Kansas City crime syndicate. After time travel had been invented in 2074, the mob got hold of the... Read synopsis