When mobster Walt Radak tries to trick independent trucker Steve Randall into transporting stolen furs, Steve alerts the police, and Walt’s young brother Al is caught and held for a cop-killing. When ruthless Radak tries to extort Steve’s help in clearing Al, Steve and his young wife flee for their lives, only to find that the police are also in pursuit. With every man’s hand against them, Steve and Anne must repeatedly abandon their temporary refuges. Finally, one midnight, the showdown…
Profile for Murder (1996) David Winning, Lance Henriksen, Jason Nash, Joan Severance, Drama, Thriller
The Strange Woman (1946) Edgar G. Ulmer, Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Beautiful Jenny Hager finds she can always get what she wants from the men in the 1820’s port of Bangor, Maine. Freed by his death from her drunkard father she soon manoeuvres herself into a position to marry a middle-aged monied local businessman. Though she often uses his money to do good, she continues to consider all other men fair game.
The Big Heat (1953) Fritz Lang, Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Dave Bannion is an upright cop on the trail of a vicious gang he suspects holds power over the police force. Bannion is tipped off after a colleague’s suicide and his fellow officers’ suspicious silence lead him to believe that they are on the gangsters’ payroll. When a bomb meant for him kills his wife instead, Bannion becomes a furious force of vengeance and justice, aided along the way by the gangster’s spurned girlfriend Debbie. As Bannion and Debbie fall further and further into the Gangland’s insidious and brutal trap, they must use any means necessary (including murder) to get to the truth.
Maigret et l’affaire Saint-Fiacre / Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case (1959) Jean Delannoy, Jean Gabin, Michel Auclair, Valentine Tessier
Inspector Maigret is traveling to the French countryside to visit his friend, the duchess of Saint-Fiacre. She has received a letter recently stating that she will die soon. A few days later she does so by an heart attack, but Maigret does not believe in this…
Il tuo vizio è una stanza chiusa e solo io ne ho la chiave / Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972) Sergio Martino, Edwige Fenech, Anita Strindberg, Luigi Pistilli, Thriller
Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination. He is also a degenerate: sleeps with his maid and his ex-student, hosts Bacchanalia for local hippies, and humiliates his wife Irina in front of strangers. She lives in terror. When a young woman is murdered, police suspect Oliviero. Things get complicated when his young, beautiful, and self-confident niece, Floriana, pays an unexpected visit. A silver-haired stranger observes. More women die, and thoughts of harming Irina give Oliviero new inspiration. What’s Floriana’s game and who’s the observant stranger? Watching all is a black cat named Satan.
Andi is the wife of Tim, who is collecting venom from poisonous eels on a tropical island. She comes to visit him, and having missed him for some time, has torrid sex with him at every occassion. This attracts the attention of Dak, who was raised in a chauvinistic culture and is very attracted to Andi. Tim becomes obsessed with gathering the venom, so Andi decides to go on a motorcycle ride with Dak to an underground cave, where he seduces her. However, Andi refuses to let Dak have his way with her again, and this leads him to trick Tim into poisoning himself. While Tim is sick in bed, Dak rapes Andi However, Andi refuses to give up on her husband and decides to go diving for the eels herself.
The President’s Analyst (1967) Theodore J. Flicker, James Coburn, Godfrey Cambridge, Severn Darden, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
At first, Dr. Sidney Schaefer feels honored and thrilled to be offered the job of the President’s Analyst. But then the stress of the job and the paranoid spies that come with a sensitive government position get to him, and he runs away. Now spies from all over the world are after him, either to get him for their own side or to kill him and prevent someone else from getting him.
Woman of Straw (1964) Basil Dearden, Gina Lollobrigida, Sean Connery, Ralph Richardson, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tyrannical but ailing tycoon Charles Richmond becomes very fond of his attractive Italian nurse, Maria. The nurse, in turn, falls in love with Charles’ ne’er-do-well nephew Anthony, who plots ways to gain control of his uncle’s fortune.