Category Archives: Crime

Looper

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Rian Johnson
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1276104/

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Savages

Release 2012

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Oliver Stone
Writers: Shane Salerno, Don Winslow, Oliver Stone
Stars: Blake Lively, Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Jana Banker, Candra Docherty
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1615065/

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.

Man on a Ledge

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Asger Leth
Writers: Pablo F. Fenjves
Stars: Sam Worthington, Mandy Gonzalez, William Sadler, Barbara Marineau, J. Smith-Cameron
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1568338/

As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion.

21 Jump Street

Release 2012

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime

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Director: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Writers: Michael Bacall, Jonah Hill, Patrick Hasburgh, Stephen J. Cannell
Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Brie Larson, Dave Franco, Rob Riggle
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1232829/

A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.

The Usual Suspects

Release 1995

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Bryan Singer
Writers: Christopher McQuarrie
Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio Del Toro, Kevin Pollak, Kevin Spacey
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114814/

A boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story beginning with five career crooks in a seemingly random police lineup.

Hummingbird

Release 2013

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Steven Knight
Stars: Jason Statham, Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong, Ger Ryan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1893256/

Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity -- transforming into an avenging angel in the process.

Parker

Release 2013

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Taylor Hackford
Writers: John J. McLaughlin, Donald E. Westlake
Stars: Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis, Wendell Pierce, Clifton Collins Jr.
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1904996/

A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.

Crank: High Voltage

Release 2009

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Stars: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam, Efren Ramirez, Julanne Chidi Hill
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1121931/

Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.

Crank

Release 2006

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Stars: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Efren Ramirez, Dwight Yoakam
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0479884/

Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.

Killer Elite

Release 2011

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Gary McKendry
Writers: Matt Sherring, Ranulph Fiennes
Stars: Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro, Dominic Purcell, Aden Young
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1448755/

When his mentor is taken captive by a disgraced Arab sheik, a killer-for-hire is forced into action. His mission: kill three members of Britain's elite Special Air Service responsible for the death of his son.

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