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SHOWING RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'CRIME'
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DISAPPEARANCE OF ALICE CREED

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: J Blakeson
  • Country: U.K.
Two men fortify and soundproof an abandoned apartment, kidnapping and imprisoning the daughter of a millionaire for ransom. Her kidnappers, the coldly efficient Vic and his younger accomplice Danny, have worked out a meticulous plan, but Alice is not going to play the perfect victim…. This taut, emotionally intense thriller eschews genre conventions, generating tension from the sexual and psychological ties that bind captive to captors. | Read More
Crime and Thriller
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EARTH MADE OF GLASS

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 88 minutes
  • Directed By: Deborah Scranton
  • Country: USA
A president and a citizen—bound together by a profound love of country and an unquenchable desire to see the truth revealed—fight to uncover the mystery behind a murder and France's hidden role in the horrific 1994 Rwandan genocide. This powerful investigative documentary from the director of The War Tapes (best doc, TFF '06) is driven by the inspiring and uplifting stories of Rwandan president Paul Kagame and genocide survivor Jean-Pierre Sagahutu. | Read More
Female Director(s), Crime, Documentary
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ELECTRIC SLIDE

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Tristan Patterson
  • Country: USA
A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber" who managed to lure money from mesmerized female tellers at over 60 banks during an epic spree in the 1980s. Director Tristan Patterson gathers Jim Sturgess, Chloë Sevigny, and Patricia Arquette to paint a dark, hyper-stylized crime tale. | Read More
Drama, Crime, Thriller, First Time Filmmaker
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ELITE SQUAD

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Directed By: José Padilha
  • Country: Brazil
Fresh from its Golden Bear win at Berlin, and one of Brazil's most controversial films, Elite Squad is a searing look at the corruption of the special police force in the volatile slums of Rio. As one cop desperately tries to get out, two naive recruits see if they have what it takes to get in. | Read More
Crime and Thriller
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EVERY SECRET THING

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Directed By: Amy Berg
  • Country: USA
A baby goes missing in a New York suburb. Two young girls serve seven years for the crime and are released into a town that has neither forgiven nor forgotten. Soon, another child is missing, and two detectives investigate the mystery in a community where everyone seems to have a secret. An ensemble cast including Elizabeth Banks, Diane Lane, Dakota Fanning, and Nate Parker brings to life Laura Lippman’s acclaimed novel of secrets and murder. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Crime, New York, Female Screenwriter(s)
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FEATHERED COCAINE

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 80 minutes
  • Directed By: Örn Marino Arnarson and Thorkell Hardarson
  • Country: Iceland
Behind drugs, people, and weapons, falcon smuggling has become the world's most mysterious and profitable illegal trade. Held in highest esteem by the wealthy elite throughout the Persian Gulf, the sporting birds have earned the label "feathered cocaine" as thieves race to ransack them from all parts of the world. This bold investigative documentary unspools the surprising links between the falcon trade and royal dynasties, the CIA and KGB, the oil industry, and Al Qaeda. | Read More
Crime and Documentary
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FREAKY DEAKY

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Directed By: Charles Matthau
  • Country: USA
A disgraced Detroit cop gets a shot at a comeback when a beautiful young actress needs help taking down a powerful movie producer. Extortion, treachery, and dynamite are just a few of the complications that stand between him and the woman he loves in Charles Matthau's adaptation of the classic Elmore Leonard novel. Billy Burke, Christian Slater, Crispin Glover, and Michael Jai White star. | Read More
Drama and Crime
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FRESH MEAT

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Danny Mulheron
  • Country: New Zealand
After a poorly executed escape from the police, a gang of dysfunctional criminals flees to the suburbs and gets more than it bargained for when it crash lands in the garage of an upper-class Maori family whose refined palates have developed a taste for human flesh. This action-packed horror comedy tells a blood-spattered tale of basement butchery and shifting allegiances as these unlikely adversaries enter a deadly showdown. | Read More
Crime, Horror, Comedy
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GIVE UP TOMORROW

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Collins
  • Country: USA and U.K.
In 1997, Paco Larrañaga was arrested for the murder of two sisters on a provincial island in the Philippines. Over the next 13 years, his case became the highest profile in the nation's history, and the focal point in a far-reaching exposé of gross miscarriage of justice. At once an engrossing murder mystery, a courtroom drama, and a stunning indictment of national corruption, Give Up Tomorrow is an enraging true crime chronicle. | Read More
Crime and Documentary
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GLASS CHIN

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Noah Buschel
  • Country: USA
After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey, Bud tries to get back into the game, making a deal with a crooked restaurateur. Quick schemes rarely bring easy payoffs, and as the consequences of his business negotiations unfold, Bud has to make a choice between his integrity and his aspirations. With Corey Stoll, Kelly Lynch, and Billy Crudup. | Read More
Drama, Crime, Sports, New York, NY Director(s)
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