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An enthusiastic young woman runs away to Chicago to start a new life. Read More »
Marshal O’Niel’s assigned to a mining colony on Io, one of Jupiter’s moons. Read More »
The rise and fall of a Mafia gangster, based on the life of murdered New York gangster “Crazy” Joey Gallo. Read More »
A waitress who has psychic visions of murders before they happen is asked by a police detective to help find a serial killer. Read More »
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The novel writer Dashiell Hammett is involved in the investigation of the mysterious disappearance of a beautiful Chinese cabaret actress in San Francisco. Read More »
The Brink’s Job (1978) William Friedkin, Peter Falk, Peter Boyle, Allen Garfield, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
After a long spate of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink’s security transports, taking $30,000. Read More »
F.I.S.T. (1978) Norman Jewison, Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. Read More »
Jake Van Dorn is a businessman from the American heartland who shares strong Calvinist convictions with most of his countrymen. His teenage daughter is missing from her church youth convention trip to California and Van Dorn hires a private investigator to find her. The result of the investigation is his daughter is spotted in a cheap X-rated movie. Van Dorn decides to bring her back personally and during the quest he becomes familiar with the pornographic underworld.
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Bickford Waner, an apparently naive young man from Fort Worth, arrives in the tiny Texas town of Dime Box and takes on a variety of menial jobs. He’s befriended by Reese Ford and his wife Molly, but before long Molly has seduced Bickford. Only with the arrival of Bickford’s former girlfriend Janet Conforto is it revealed that Bickford is actually the notorious train robber Kid Blue. Humiliated by a scandal arising from his affair with his friend’s wife, Bickford gives up on going straight and plots a crime.
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Californian lawyer Bill McKay fights for the little man. His charisma and integrity get him noticed by the Democratic Party machine and he is persuaded to run for the Senate against an apparently unassailable incumbent. It’s agreed he can handle it his own way, on his own terms. But once he’s in the race and his prospects begin to improve, the deal starts to change.
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