1990 Crime Movies

Days of Being Wild (1990)

Days of Being Wild

    • R
    • 91 min
    • Crime

    Yuddy, a Hong Kong playboy known for breaking girls' hearts, tries to find solace and the truth after discovering the woman who raised him isn't his mother.

    Hard to Kill (1990)

    Hard to Kill

    • 33%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Action

    Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son meanwhile is growing up thinking his father is dead. When Mason wakes up, everyone is in danger - himself, his son, his best friend, his nurse - but most of all those who arranged for his death.

    Internal Affairs (1990)

    Internal Affairs

    • 88%
    • R
    • 115 min
    • Crime

    Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck is involved in any number of dubious or downright criminal activities. He is also devious, a womaniser, and a clever manipulator, and he starts to turn his attention on Avila.

    The Grifters (1990)

    The Grifters

    • 90%
    • R
    • 110 min
    • Crime

    Based on the pulp novel by Jim Thompson, this neo-noir film tells the story of Lilly Dillon, a long-time female con artist who begins to rethink her life when her son Roy, also a grifter, suffers an almost-fatal injury when he is beaten after a failed scam.

    The Two Jakes (1990)

    The Two Jakes

      • R
      • 137 min
      • Comedy

      This sequel to the classic Chinatown finds private detective Jake Gittes still haunted from the events of the first film. Hired by a man to investigate his wife's infidelities, Jake once again finds himself involved in a complicated plot involving murder, oil, and even some ghosts from his past.

      State of Grace (1990)

      State of Grace

      • 83%
      • R
      • 134 min
      • Crime

      Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others.

      I Love You to Death (1990)

      I Love You to Death

      • 56%
      • R
      • 97 min
      • Comedy

      As Rosalie finds out Joey is cheeting on her, she tries to kill him. After five times the police thinks it is enough and puts her in jail. Joey is waiting for her when she is released and the couple lives happily ever after... Based on the true story of Frances and Anthony Toto in 1984.

      Marked for Death (1990)

      Marked for Death

      • 22%
      • R
      • 94 min
      • Action

      Chicago DEA agent John Hatcher has just returned from Colombia, where his partner was killed in the line of duty by a drug dealer who has since been taken down. As a result of his partner's death, John has decided to retire, but his retirement may not be permanent.

      On the next day, after reuniting with his sister Melissa and Melissa's daughter Tracy, John gets into a shootout against a Jamaican drug kingpin known as Screwface, taking down some of Screwface's men. John brings himself out of...

      Death Warrant (1990)

      Death Warrant

        • R
        • 89 min
        • Action

        The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate the murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Louis, using his outstandings martial arts skills, is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At least, helped by two another prisoners, he succeded in finding the truth about the dreadful crimes. In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds...

        Cadillac Man (1990)

        Cadillac Man

        • 55%
        • R
        • 97 min
        • Comedy

        Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his girlfriends (he's two timing), a missing teenage daughter and an ex-wife. What more could go wrong ?.. a lot, enter a crazy jealous husband with a machine gun...

        Quick Change (1990)

        Quick Change

        • 79%
        • R
        • 89 min
        • Comedy

        With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out of the city and to the airport. It sounds simple enough, but it seems that fate deserts them immediately after the bank heist. One mishap after another conspires to keep these robbers from reaching freedom.

        Nema-ye Nazdik (1990)

        Nema-ye Nazdik

          • 98 min
          • Crime

          This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event—the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated the well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf—as the basis for a stunning, multilayered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and existence, in which the real people from the case play themselves.

          Men at Work (1990)

          Men at Work

          • 30%
          • PG-13
          • 98 min
          • Comedy

          Two of garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.

          Desperate Hours (1990)

          Desperate Hours

          • 40%
          • 105 min
          • Thriller

          An escaped convict and his two partners invade the home of an estranged Utah couple.

          "MacGyver" Deep Cover

            • R
            • 48 min
            • Action

            MacGyver is part of a group that is testing remote-controlled unmanned submarines for the DEA's Submarine Interdiction Program, which was looking good until the drug cartel equipped their drug boats with sonar. Fortunately, MacGyver's group has come up with a device called ERMA, that is capable of creating false sonar readings, thus making a DEAD sub equipped with one invisible to all cartel sonar. Of course, the cartel would be VERY interested in getting their hands on such a...

            3-4 x jûgatsu (1990)

            3-4 x jûgatsu

              • 96 min
              • Action

              Masaki, a baseball player and gas-station attendant, gets into trouble with the local Yakuza and goes to Okinawa to get a gun to defend himself. There he meets Uehara (Kitano), a tough gangster, who is in serious debt to the yakuza and planning revenge.

              A Shock to the System (1990)

              A Shock to the System

              • 77%
              • R
              • 91 min
              • Comedy

              Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a loud-mouthed yuppie associate, Graham unleashes his rage on an overly aggressive panhandler, who he accidently kills by pushing him into the path of an oncoming subway train. He re-thinks his problems with an entirely new solution. First, he arranges...

              A Show Of Force (1990)

              A Show Of Force

                • R
                • 95 min
                • Drama

                Porto Rico, 1978. The Antillian autonomous US Commonwealth is divided by supporters of becoming a full US member state and independence activists, including a violent wing the governor labels as terrorists. Divorced reporter Kate Melendez, widow of independista lawyer Juan, gets in personal danger when she stumbles on a dark set-up. Federal agent Jesus Fuentes officially infiltrated an operation to illegally broadcast a message on Constitution Day in which students Jorge Rey and Alfredo Ruiz...

                After Dark, My Sweet (1990)

                After Dark, My Sweet

                • 82%
                • 114 min
                • Crime

                The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.

                Agneepath (1990)

                Agneepath

                  • Unrated
                  • 174 min
                  • Action

                  Vijay's (Amitabh Bachchan) father is brutally lynched by villagers after being framed by Kancha Cheena (Danny Denzongpa), and his family is forced to flee. The young Vijay vows revenge, and grows... Vijay's (Amitabh Bachchan) father is brutally lynched by villagers after being framed by Kancha Cheena (Danny Denzongpa), and his family is forced to flee. The young Vijay vows revenge, and grows up protecting his sister and mother by becoming a gangster himself. Eventually he works his way up the...