1989 Crime Movies (By Title)

Átame! (1989)

Átame!

    • X
    • 111 min
    • Comedy

    Ricky is released from a mental hospital, and knows exactly what he wants to do. He hunts down Marina, a porn film star he once had sex with, and tries to convince here to be his wife. She is a bit reluctant, so he ties her up... Will this approach endear him to her ?

    An Innocent Man (1989)

    An Innocent Man

    • 38%
    • 113 min
    • Action

    Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is convicted of drug dealing, based on the perjured evidence of a police informant. Thrown into a seedy jail, fighting to prove his innocence is diffucult when he has to deal with the realities of prison life, where everyone claims they were framed.

    Angels of the City (1989)

    Angels of the City

      • Unrated
      • 89 min
      • Action

      College girls dressed as hookers for a sorority initiation ceremony are kidnapped by pimps.

      Black Rain (1989)

      Black Rain

        • R
        • 125 min
        • Action

        Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, they get deeper and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they can only win by playing the game the Japanese way.

        Blind Fury (1989)

        Blind Fury

        • 58%
        • R
        • 86 min
        • Action

        A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.

        Bronx Executioner (1989)

        Bronx Executioner

          • Unrated
          • 92 min
          • Action

          In a futuristic New York City, a cyborg goes on a killing spree.

          Cat Chaser (1989)

          Cat Chaser

          • 40%
          • R
          • 90 min
          • Crime

          An American veteran (Weller) of the Dominican Republic intervention (LBJ era) is running a hotel in Miami, and is trying to put the memories of the intervention behind him. He gets involved with a former Dominican Republic general's wife (McGillis). He then gets duped through a series of intricate plot twists into helping a group of people trying to rip the general off. Based on the novel by Elmore Leonard. Written by Ed Sutton <[email protected]>

          Charles Manson Superstar (1989)

          Charles Manson Superstar

            • Unrated
            • 100 min
            • Documentary

            For forty years, Charles Manson has survived most of his life in what he calls 'the hallways of the all ways,' the reform schools, jails and prisons that have been his home and tomb. His thought was born in the hole of solitary confinement, apart from time and beyond the grasp of society. In his cell, he created his own world and speaks his own language: he has concluded that there is only the mind. This DVD will relinquish to you the extreme story of the killer of all killers:...

            China White (1989)

            China White

              • R
              • 99 min
              • Crime

              In Amsterdam - in the time before the legalisation of some drugs and the following growth of competition on the market - takes place a war between the Italian and Chinese mafia because of the control of the heroin market.

              - Written by

              Volker Boehm

              City Cops (1989)

              City Cops

                • Unrated
                • 100 min
                • Action

                Martial arts adventure about a tough FBI cop (Cynthia Rothrock) high-kicking her way to the final showdown with a Chinese Mafia boss.

                - Written by

                Jonathan Broxton <[email protected]>

                City Hunter: .357 Magnum (1989)

                City Hunter: .357 Magnum

                  • Unrated
                  • 80 min
                  • Action

                  If Shinjuku's the place, then City Hunter is on the case! In this exciting adventure, Ryo and Kaori find themselves on a 'missing persons' case that could somehow be related to the national security of the global world when a lovely young European pianist named Nina Shuntenberg comes to them asking for help in finding her long-lost father, whom she has never seen in many years. What starts out as a simple assignment quickly turns into a perilous mission to find a top-secret...

                  Cold Feet (1989)

                  Cold Feet

                    • 94 min
                    • Comedy

                    The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.

                    Cookie (1989)

                    Cookie

                    • 18%
                    • R
                    • 94 min
                    • Comedy

                    Cookie Voltecki (Emily Lloyd) is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco (Peter Falk), who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail, all that Dino wants is to settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter. Cookie's mother, Lenore Voltecki (Dianne Weist), has been Dino's longtime mistress. Dino's actual wife Bunny (Brenda Vaccaro) has, he thinks, been kept in the dark about Dino's mistress and his daughter. Dino decides that the...

                    Crack House (1989)

                    Crack House

                      • R
                      • 90 min
                      • Action

                      Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an end when Rick feels he must rejoin his old gang to avenge the killing of his brother by a rival gang. In the course of getting even, Rick is arrested, leaving Melissa without anyone to protect her. She falls in with a crack dealer and quickly becomes addicted to the drug. When she gets sold to a drug kingpin...

                      Dead Bang (1989)

                      Dead Bang

                      • 30%
                      • R
                      • 102 min
                      • Crime

                      A cop is gunned down on Xmas eve. Jerry Beck, the homicide cop given the job of hunting the killer, investigates some leads which bring him into contact with a group of white supremacy extremists. In addition to the racists, Beck also has to contend with an unhelpful FBI agent.

                      Dead Calm (1989)

                      Dead Calm

                      • 95%
                      • R
                      • 96 min
                      • Thriller

                      An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.

                      Disorganized Crime (1989)

                      Disorganized Crime

                      • 50%
                      • R
                      • 98 min
                      • Action

                      Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang hits the bank vault, it's a safe bet there's going to be organized insanity and disorganized crime!

                      Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

                      Drugstore Cowboy

                      • 100%
                      • R
                      • 102 min
                      • Crime

                      Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.

                      Elephant (1989)

                      Elephant

                        • Unrated
                        • 39 min
                        • Crime

                        A depiction of a series of violent killings in Northern Ireland with no clue as to exactly who is responsible.

                        - Written by

                        Anonymous

                        Family Business (1989)

                        Family Business

                        • 38%
                        • 110 min
                        • Comedy

                        Jessie is an ageing career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal activity. They both have great hope for Adam, Vito's son and Jessie's grandson, who is bright, good-looking, and without a criminal past.