Category Archives: Crime

The Godfather: Part II

Release 1974

Genre Crime, Drama

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Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writers: Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo
Stars: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071562/

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.

The Godfather: Part III

Release 1990

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writers: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy Garcia, Eli Wallach
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099674/

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing.

The Godfather

Release 1972

Genre Crime, Drama

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Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writers: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Robert Duvall
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068646/

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

The Dark Knight

Release 2008

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane
Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0468569/

When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level.

Goodfellas

Release 1990

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama

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Director: Martin Scorsese
Writers: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese
Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099685/

Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.

Pulp Fiction

Release 1994

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Quentin Tarantino
Writers: Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary
Stars: Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Laura Lovelace, John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110912/

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Out of the Furnace

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Scott Cooper
Writers: Brad Ingelsby, Scott Cooper
Stars: Woody Harrelson, Dendrie Taylor, Carl Ciarfalio, Nancy Mosser, Christian Bale
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1206543/

When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: David Lowery
Stars: Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine, Kennadie Smith
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2388637/

The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.

Big Bad Wolves

Release 2013

Genre Comedy, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Aharon Keshales, Navot Papushado
Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Rotem Keinan, Tzahi Grad, Doval'e Glickman, Menashe Noy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2309224/

A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge...

The Family

Release 2013

Genre Comedy, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Luc Besson
Writers: Luc Besson, Michael Caleo, Tonino Benacquista
Stars: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo, Tommy Lee Jones
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2404311/

The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.

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