Blaxploitation, Mob Action and Rough Street Justice

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ON THE ROAD... THERE ARE NO RULES. Life is violent and expendable at Hobo Junction, Tennessee. Only the strong or the street-smart survive. Here, Casey (Margaret Langrick) the con-artist meets a tough but disillusioned fighter named Bird (Paul Coufos). Seeing Bird as her ticket to a better life, the two of them strike an uneasy agreement and head to New Orleans to arrange a match with "The Man" (Jesse Ventura) - the mysterious king of...Read More
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Considered by many to be director Kinji Fukasaku's greatest single-film achievement in the yakuza genre, Cops vs Thugs was made at the height of popularity of Toei Studios' jitsuroku boom: realistic, modern crime movies based on true stories taken from contemporary headlines. Returning to the screen after completing their Battles Without Honor and Humanity series together, Fukasaku joined forces once again with screenwriter Kazuo Kasa...Read More
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It's blaxploitation baby -- West of the Pecos! Boss (Fred Williamson), has "decided to hunt white folks for a change," by becoming a bounty hunter to click the hammer on fugitive outlaws. He and his comic sidekick Amos (D'Urville Martin) ride into the town of San Miguel, find it has no sheriff, and takes the job himself, much to the displeasure of the racial epithet-hurling townsfolk who must pay $20 each time they use the "n-word." T...Read More
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The mob kidnaps a young boy from his mother, Rebecca. The child is the son of a former gang member who stole six million dollars from this crime syndicate. The warning is deadly: “We get our money or the kid dies!” Distraught, Rebecca goes to Hollywood - seeking the whereabouts of her missing husband. There she enlists the help of Sgt. Turquoise - a tough, veteran cop on the infamous Hollywood beat. “Torquey” breaks all the rule...Read More
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The Smallest Movie Star in Cinema History! The bizarre history of Filipino B-films, as told through filmmaker Andrew Leavold's personal quest to find the truth behind its dwarf James Bond superstar Weng Weng, who took the movie world by storm in the 1970s, and who has since become a viral internet sensation.
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A hearing-impaired prosecutor (Marlee Matlin) is the suspect in a series of murders. The investigation becomes hampered when one of the detectives (Jeff Fahey) becomes intimately involved with the suspect.
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A group of young adults decides to rob a bank, only to discover that the bank is just a front for a korean mob money laundering operation.
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When Clifton breaks up a drug deal and steals $15 million, helping to firm up his standing as a major player in the region’s organized crime, deputy Pershing vows to bring him to justice. After a helicopter pursuit they face each other and Pershing manages to shoot first, killing Clifton.
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An anonymous tip causes a reporter to be eyewitness to a judge’s murder. Now the killer has set his sights on the reporter, whose only help is a beautiful female photographer.
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New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the thugs free, Eddie goes berserk and vows revenge. Now there's a new breed of marauder loose on the city streets, enforcing his own kind of law. His justice is swift. His methods are violent. ...Read More