Crime

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7313.The Highwaymen

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Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: John Lee Hancock
Starring: Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson, Kim Dickens

Plot: The outlaws made headlines. The lawmen made history. From director John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side), THE HIGHWAYMEN follows the untold story of the legendary detectives who brought down Bonnie and Clyde. When the full force of the FBI and the latest forensic technology aren’t enough to capture the nation’s most notorious criminals, two former Texas Rangers (Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson) must rely on their gut instincts and old school skills to get the job done.

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7308.The Belly of the Whale

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Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: Morgan Bushe
Starring: Art Parkinson, Michael Smiley, Lewis MacDougall

Plot: Two down-and-outs bonded together in misfortune devise a plan to rob a small town amusement arcade.

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7302.Dragged Across Concrete

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Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: S. Craig Zahler
Starring: Jennifer Carpenter, Mel Gibson, Michael Jai White

Plot: The script centers on two policemen, one an old-timer (Gibson), the other his volatile younger partner (Vaughn), who find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics become the media’s cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.

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7299.The Mule

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Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Taissa Farmiga

Plot: Earl Stone is an 88-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran who is facing financial ruin and is estranged from his family. Desperate for money, he becomes a “mule” transporting cocaine from El Paso to Chicago. He becomes a sort of “Robin Hood” with his ill gotten money, renovating his VFW Post and paying for his gran-daughter’s wedding. He makes peace with his ex wife before her death as the DEA and the cartel close in on him..

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7297.Finding Steve McQueen

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Genre: Crime | Romance
Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson
Starring: Travis Fimmel, William Fichtner, Rachael Taylor

Plot: In 1972, a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempt to steal $30 million in illegal contributions and blackmail money from President Richard Nixon’s secret fund.

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7295.Triple Frontier

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Genre: Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: J.C. Chandor
Starring: Adria Arjona, Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam

Plot: Five former Special Forces operatives reunite to plan a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America. For the first time in their prestigious careers these unsung heroes undertake this dangerous mission for self instead of country. But when events take an unexpected turn and threaten to spiral out of control, their skills, their loyalties and their morals are pushed to a breaking point in an epic battle for survival.

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7216.Holmes & Watson (100%)

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Genres: Adventure | Comedy | Crime | Mystery
Director: Etan Cohen
Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Ralph Fiennes

A humorous take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.

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7270.Toy Gun

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Genre: Action | Comedy | Crime
Directed by: Marco Serafini
Starring: Luke Allen-Gale, Federico Castelluccio, John Hannah

Plot: THE TOY GUN is a funny dark comedy about a character who looks to show the world the despair his ex-wife has left him in through a poorly thought out gesture, only to find himself worthy to move on thanks to the advice of his reformed ex-con neighbor and his newfound, albeit stolen, cash injection.

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7257.London Fields

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Genre: Crime | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: Mathew Cullen
Starring: Amber Heard, Gemma Chan, Cara Delevingne

Plot: Clairvoyant femme fatale Nicola Six has been living with a dark premonition of her impending death by murder. She begins a tangled love affair with three uniquely different men: one of whom she knows will be her murderer.

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7253.Destroyer

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: Karyn Kusama
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany

Plot: Destroyer follows the moral and existential odyssey of LAPD detective Erin Bell who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

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7236.Can You Ever Forgive Me

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Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Crime | Drama
Directed by: Marielle Heller
Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells

Plot: Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant). An adaptation of the memoir “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” relays the true story of the best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats).

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7235.Polar

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Genre: Action | Crime
Directed by: Jonas Åkerlund
Starring: Katheryn Winnick, Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens

Plot: The world’s top assassin, Duncan Vizla, is settling into retirement when his former employer marks him as a liability to the firm. Against his will, he finds himself back in the game going head to head with an army of younger killers.

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7234.If Beale Street Could Talk

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Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Genre: Crime | Drama | Romance
Directed by: Barry Jenkins
Starring: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King

Plot: Baldwin’s novel “follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first born child. It’s a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families, and their lives.”

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7233.Gosnell The Trial of Americas Biggest Serial Killer

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Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: Nick Searcy
Starring: Janine Turner, Michael Beach, Dean Cain

Plot: This police/court room drama is based on actual information on Dr. Kermit Gosnell (played by Earl Billings) who for decades ran a Philadelphia inner-city abortion clinic. In 2010, Philadelphia Police Detectives Wood (Dean Cain) and Stark (Alfonzo Rachel), with DEA and FBI agents, raid the clinic for evidence of illegal prescription drug sales. They are shocked by the clinic’s filthy conditions, bags of aborted fetuses in hallways, and fetal body parts stored in a refrigerator. Interviewing clinic workers, they learn: patients are given anesthesia by untrained assistants; one patient died on the operating table from an anesthesia overdose; abortions were performed on babies older than 24 weeks; and some babies were delivered alive, after which Dr. Gosnell cut their spinal cord with scissors. The detectives take the bagged bodies to the coroner and bring the situation to the attention of DA Dan Molinari (Michael Beach). An Assistant DA (Sara Jane Morris) agrees to prosecute the murder …

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7140.Widows (100%)

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Genre: Crime | Drama | Romance | Thriller
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki

Plot: “Widows” is the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, tensions build when Veronica (Viola Davis), Alice (Elizabeth Debicki), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez) and Belle (Cynthia Erivo) take their fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

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7107.The Hate U Give (100%)

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Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: George Tillman Jr.
Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby

Plot: Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.

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7119.The Girl in the Spiders Web (100%)

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Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Fede Alvarez
Starring: Claire Foy, Sylvia Hoeks, Lakeith Stanfield

Plot: Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.

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7220.King of Thieves

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Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: James Marsh
Starring: Michael Gambon, Michael Caine, Charlie Cox

Plot: Based on infamous true events, a famous thief, Brian Reader (Sir Michael Caine), pulls together a band of misfit criminals to plot the biggest bank heist in British history. The thieves manage to escape with allegedly over £200 million worth of stolen jewels and money. When police are called to the scene and the investigation starts, the cracks between the eccentric gang members begin to show as they row over how to share the goods and become increasingly distrustful of each other.

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7217.The Intent 2 The Come Up

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Genre: Crime
Directed by: Femi Oyeniran, Nicky Slimting Walker
Starring: Adam Deacon, Selva Rasalingam, Karen Bryson

Plot: THE INTENT 2: THE COME UP centres on Jay (Ghetts) who has big dreams; but his ambitions are crippled by his allegiance to both his crew and Hackney crime boss Beverley (Sharon Duncan-Brewster). Jay sets about laying the foundations for his own organised crime ring with the help of Mustafa (Adam Deacon). Things are going well until Beverley discovers his disloyalty, and an ill-fated robbery in North London and a trip to Jamaica tears the crew apart. All the while, their actions are being monitored by an undercover Met Police officer Gunz (Dylan Duffus), who has been deployed to integrate himself into the crew.

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7201.The Old Man and the Gun

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
Genre: Comedy | Crime | Drama
Directed by: David Lowery
Starring: Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Casey Affleck

Plot: Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

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7193.Replicas

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Genre: Crime | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Directed by: Jeffrey Nachmanoff
Starring: Alice Eve, Keanu Reeves, Emily Alyn Lind

Plot: A daring synthetic biologist, after a car accident kills his family, will stop at nothing to bring them back, even if it means pitting himself against a government-controlled laboratory, a police task force and the physical laws of science.

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7192.Yardie

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Genre: Crime
Directed by: Idris Elba
Starring: Antwayne Eccleston, Fraser James, Aml Ameen

Plot: Set in ’70s Kingston and ’80s Hackney, Yardie centres on the life of a young Jamaican man named D (Aml Ameen), who has never fully recovered from the murder, committed during his childhood, of his older brother Jerry Dread (Everaldo Creary). D grows up under the wing of a Kingston Don and music producer named King Fox (Sheldon Shepherd). Fox dispatches him to London, where he reconnects with his childhood sweetheart, Yvonne (Shantol Jackson), and his daughter who he’s not seen since she was a baby. He also hooks up with a soundclash crew, called High Noon. But before he can be convinced to abandon his life of crime and follow “the righteous path”, he encounters the man who shot his brother 10 years earlier, and embarks on a bloody, explosive quest for retribution – a quest which brings him into conflict with vicious London gangster Rico (Stephen Graham).

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7191.The Sisters Brothers

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Genre: Adventure | Comedy | Crime | Drama | Western
Directed by: Jacques Audiard
Starring: John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal

Plot: Based on Patrick DeWitt’s novel, The Sisters Brothers revolves around the colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm, who’s being pursued across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career. And Hermann might have a better offer.

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7187.Bad Times at the El Royale

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Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: Drew Goddard
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson

Plot: In 1969, an aging priest suffering from early onset dementia, a struggling African American female singer, a talkative salesman on vacation and an unfriendly young woman who may or may not be a hippie, arrive by chance on the same day at Lake Tahoe’s “El Royale”, a once glitzy but now rundown roadside motel lying on the very border between California and Nevada, and operated by a single troubled staff member who holds many dark secrets. Throughout the day, it becomes increasingly clear that almost no one there is exactly who they seem, but things really go from bad to worse in the evening when heavy rain hits and someone much worse than those inside arrives to find “a friend” and bring hell to all those unlucky enough to be there at the time.

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7175.Backtrace

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Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: Brian A. Miller
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Ryan Guzman, Matthew Modine

Plot: The lone surviving thief of a violent armored car robbery is sprung from a high security facility and administered an experimental drug.

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7170.White Boy Rick

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Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: Yann Demange
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley

Plot: The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

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7169.Assassination Nation

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Genre: Comedy | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Sam Levinson
Starring: Odessa Young, Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse

Plot: After a malicious data hack exposes the secrets of the perpetually American town of Salem, chaos decends and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves.

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7067.A Simple Favor (100%)

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Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: Paul Feig
Starring: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding

Plot: A woman seeks to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of her best friend.

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7149.Under the Silver Lake

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Genre: Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: David Robert Mitchell
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace

Plot: Sam (Andrew Garfield) is a disenchanted 33-year-old who discovers a mysterious woman, Sarah (Riley Keough), frolicking in his apartment’s swimming pool. When she vanishes, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal, and conspiracy in the City of Angels.

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7145.Blood Brother

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Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: John Pogue
Starring: China Anne McClain, Jack Kesy, Chelle Ramos

Plot: Blood Brother takes place on the mean streets of a city in decay, where a recently released convict begins to take murderous revenge against his childhood friends, whom he believes let him take the fall for a crime they collectively committed. As the bodies start piling up, one of the friends, now a cop, will stop at nothing to put an end to the murderous rampage and to right the many wrongs of their tragically violent past.