1991 Crime Movies (By Title)

"Columbo" Death Hits the Jackpot

    • Unrated
    • 92 min
    • Crime

    Freddy, a down-on-his-luck photographer in the final stages of a divorce, wins $30 million in the lottery. In order to not share it with his wife before the divorce is finalized, he arranges for his uncle Leon to cash in the ticket and give Freddy the money after the divorce. But Uncle Leon has ideas of his own... Written by Jerry Milani <[email protected]>

    A Brighter Summer Day

    A Brighter Summer Day

    • 100%
    • Unrated
    • 237 min
    • Crime

    Set in Taiwan during the year 1960, a talented but self-centered student refuses to compromise his moral standards with anyone - teachers, friends, parents or girlfriend.

    A Kiss Before Dying

    A Kiss Before Dying

    • 31%
    • R
    • 94 min
    • Crime

    Realising his secret girl-friend Dorothy's pregnancy will sour her relations with her ultra-rich father, career-minded Philadelphia student Jonathan Corliss cooly murders her, making it look like suicide. He then moves to New York to woo her twin sister Ellen. All seems to go well for him, although Ellen's continued investigations into what she is convinced was no suicide forces him to kill again.

    A Rage in Harlem

    A Rage in Harlem

    • 75%
    • R
    • 115 min
    • Comedy

    A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her affections and the unlikely hero of the tale.

    Aftermath: A Test of Love

      • PG
      • 97 min
      • Crime

      Based on a true story, an adoring wife and mother is taken hostage during a robbery and brutally murdered.

      Another You

      Another You

      • 11%
      • R
      • 98 min
      • Comedy

      George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire Abe, Eddie wants to take advantage of the situation.

      Backdraft

      Backdraft

      • 73%
      • R
      • 132 min
      • Action

      A rookie firefighter tries to earn the respect of his older brother and other firefighters while taking part in an investigation of a string of arson/murders. This detailed look into the duties and private lives of firemen naturally features widespread pyrotechnics and special effects.

      Billy Bathgate

      Billy Bathgate

      • 47%
      • R
      • 106 min
      • Action

      Billy Bathgate in a teenager in 1930's New York. Desperate to make something of himself he decides to work for the one person he admires - gangster Dutch Schultz.

      Black Cat

      Black Cat

        • Unrated
        • 91 min
        • Action

        Catherine is a violent and disturbed young lady who is shot down by the government in one of her escapades. She wakes up in a training facility and is taught to use weapons, combat, and is put through heavy endurance training. When she is done, she is given the code name "Black Cat". Catherine is now an assassin for the government and is very good at it but she soon finds a boyfriend and is caught between her love for him and her deal with the government. Written by Josh Pasnak <[email protected]>

        Boyz N the Hood

        Boyz N the Hood

        • 96%
        • R
        • 102 min
        • Crime

        The violence destroying South Central Los Angeles is seen through the eyes of Tre Styles (Cuba Gooding Jr.), whose intelligence and common sense would be wasted in the 'hood if not for his father, Furious (Laurence Fishburne), who imparts discipline and responsibility to his son. Tre's friends aren't so lucky, though, especially Doughboy (Ice Cube), who has been in and out of institutions since childhood and now sits on his porch with a forty in his hand and a pistol in his waistband. Singleton is ambitious enough to tackle a host of problems, from African American business practices to the bias of the SAT test, but the real power of the film lies in the performances of its principals.