2006 Crime Movies

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

  • 47%
  • R
  • 128 min
  • Action

Colin Farrell will play Det. James "Sonny" Crockett and Jamie Foxx will play Det. Ricardo Tubbs in the big screen adaptation of hit '80s cop drama. In the movie, they face a transnational criminal enterprise whose leader and chief financial officer is of Chinese/Cuban origin (Gong Li). The original series, created by Anthony Yerkovich and executive produced by Michael Mann, starred Don Johnson as Crockett and Philip Michael Thomas as Tubbs.

Basic Instinct 2

Basic Instinct 2

  • 7%
  • R
  • 113 min
  • Crime

In the sexy and sleek psychological thriller Basic Instinct 2, after re-locating from San Francisco to London, best-selling crime novelist Catherine Trammel (Sharon Stone) once again finds herself on the wrong side of the law.

Dr. Michael Glass (David Morrissey), a respected London criminal psychiatrist, is brought in by Scotland Yard detective Roy Washburn (David Thewlis) to perform a psychiatric profile and evaluation of Tramell following the mysterious death of a top sports star. Physically drawn to Tramell and mentally intrigued by her, Glass, against the advice of his mentor, Dr. Milena Gardosh (Charlotte Rampling), is quickly sucked into her web of lies and seduction. The professional boundaries between Glass and Tramell are obliterated when she uncovers his basic instincts. A deadly battle of wits ensues, climaxing as Glass faces a choice that will change both their lives forever.

Crank

Crank

  • 61%
  • R
  • 83 min
  • Action

Chev Chelios is about to begin his morning with an unexpected wake-up call. Groggy, practically unable to move and with a heart that's barely beating, he hears the voice of thug Ricky Verona, who reveals Chev has been poisoned in his sleep and only has an hour to live.

As it turns out, Chev is a hit man who freelances for a major West Coast syndicate. A run of the mill job the night before instead went awry: he let his target slip away in an effort to quit professional killing and start a new life with his girlfriend Eve.

Now, Chev must keep moving to stay alive: the only way to prolong the poison from stopping his heart is to keep his adrenaline flowing. As the clock ticks, Chelios cuts a swath through the streets of Los Angeles, wreaking havoc on those who dare stand in his way. He must rescue Eve from danger, stay two steps ahead of his nemeses and search for an antidote to save his own life.

The Pink Panther

The Pink Panther

  • 22%
  • PG
  • 92 min
  • Adventure

A world-famous soccer coach has been murdered and his priceless ring has been stolen - a ring set with the stunning diamond known as the Pink Panther.  The French government needs a master detective to solve the crime and recover the gem...but he's not available, so they recruit Inspector Jacques Clouseau.  Comic superstar Steve Martin stars as Clouseau in an all-new adventure of THE PINK PANTHER. A stunning pop star (Beyoncé), a soccer player, a Chinese assassin - who committed the crime?  And can anyone solve the case?  Clouseau and his partner, Ponton (Reno), must unmask the murderer and keep their boss, Dreyfus (Kline), from taking credit for the victory, all without bringing the French legal system to a screeching halt.  Get ready to be tickled pink.

Harsh Times

Harsh Times

  • 48%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Action

The film stars Christian Bale ("Batman Begins") as an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. Freddy Rodriguez ("Six Feet Under") plays his best friend and Eva Longoria ("Desperate Housewives") plays Rodriguez's girlfriend. It marks the film directing debut of David Ayer, who is the creator of "Training Day" and the writer of "The Fast and the Furious."

The Sentinel

The Sentinel

  • 33%
  • PG-13
  • 105 min
  • Action

A suspense film based on the novel by former Secret Service agent Gerald Petievich. Special Agent Pete Garrison (Douglas) suspects that the neo-Nazi Aryan Disciples have positioned one of their own in the White House, but his investigation is cut short by a blackmailer who knows of his affair with the First Lady Sarah Ballentine (Basinger) and tries to frame him for murder. Though he is officially relieved of his duties, Garrison doesn't stop trying to prove his innocence and save the presiden't life. He comes into a direct confrontation with his protege, hardheaded Agent Breckinridge (Sutherland).

United 93

United 93

  • 91%
  • R
  • 93 min
  • Action

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Running Scared

Running Scared

  • 40%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Action

After a drug deal goes wrong and some dirty cops end up dead, low–level mobster Joey (Paul Walker) has to dispose of the guns from the shootout. Things get complicated when his neighbor's young son snatches the gun and uses it to shoot his father. Once this happens, Joey has to race all night to find the kid, cover up the shooting, and get the gun back -- all while keeping both his own mob associates and the cops at bay.

Volver

Volver

  • 92%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Comedy

The film, which stars Penelope Cruz and Carmen Maura is a meeting of "Mildred Pierce" (Michael Curtiz) and "Arsenic and Old Lace" (Frank Capra), combined with the surrealistic naturalism of Amodovar's fourth film, "¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto!!" ("What Have I Done to Deserve This?") The backdrop is Madrid and its lively working-class neighbourhoods, where the immigrants from the various Spanish provinces share dreams, lives and fortune with a multitude of ethnic groups, and other races. At the heart of this social framework, three generations of women who survive wind, fire and even death, thanks to audacity, goodness and a limitless vitality.

Undisputed II: Last Man Standing

Undisputed II: Last Man Standing

    • R
    • 98 min
    • Action

    Sequel to the 2002 film. This time, Heavyweight Champ George "Iceman" Chambers (White) is sent to a Russian jail on trumped-up drug charges. In order to win his freedom he must fight against the jailhouse fighting champ Uri Boyka (Adkins) in a battle to the death. This time he is not fighting for a title, he is fighting for his life!