1990 Crime Movies

Bad Influence (1990)

Bad Influence

  • 73%
  • R
  • 99 min
  • Crime

Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces himself as Alex, and the two go out to an under- ground club. Alex wheedles his way into Michael's life and turns it upside down...

Blue Steel (1990)

Blue Steel

  • 78%
  • R
  • 102 min
  • Crime

A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.

Catchfire (1990)

Catchfire

    • R
    • 180 min
    • Action

    Jodie Foster, as the innocent witness to a brutal mod murder, and Dennis Hopper, as the ultimate hitman, pair up in the tense, sexually charged thriller. Forced to flee for her life, and pursued by both mob and FBI, Foster is subjected to a life of loneliness and fear. But what happens when the heat of the chase become the heat of passion?

    Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990)

    Chicago Joe and the Showgirl

      • R
      • 103 min
      • Crime

      During World War II, an American serviceman in London decides to impress his English girlfriend by acting as an American gangster, which soon turns deadly.

      Chinatown Connection (1990)

      Chinatown Connection

        • R
        • 94 min
        • Action

        The plot concentrates around John (Bruce Ly), a policeman who reforms violent police officers by teaching them martial arts, and a trigger happy cop, Houston, played by Majors. Predictably enough, the two are paired together and they set out to find the person responsible for selling cyanide laced cocaine.

        Cold Front (1990)

        Cold Front

          • R
          • 96 min
          • Crime

          An American cop teams up with a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman and together they uncover a plot to hide international terrorists in Vancouver.

          Dangerous Pursuit (1990)

          Dangerous Pursuit

            • R
            • 94 min
            • Crime

            A woman discovers the next target of a hired assassin and attempts to foil his plan.

            - Written by

            John Sacksteder <[email protected]>

            Dead men don't die (1990)

            Dead men don't die

              • PG-13
              • 94 min
              • Comedy

              A reporter investigating a drug dealing ring is murdered. Brought back to life by the voodoo spell of a cleaning woman, he goes after his killers.

              Die xue jie tou (1990)

              Die xue jie tou

                • NONE
                • 136 min
                • Crime

                Bullet in the Head portrays the distressing escapades of several friends cajoled, through a random act of violence, into sacrificing the idyllic innocence of youth to fanaticism and injustice of the Vietnam war.

                Downtown (1990)

                Downtown

                  • R
                  • 96 min
                  • Action

                  Police Officer Alex Kearney (Edwards) is a patrolman in a rich plush suburb of Philadelphia until he stops an important businessman and his story of the incident is not believed. He is sent to work Downtown, the most dangerous, crime filled precinct in the city. Everyone there is sure that this 'by the book' suburb pampered cop is going to get himself and whoever is assigned as his partner, killed. Sergeant Dennis Curren (Whitaker) draws the unfortunate 'babysitting' assignment but when Alex's...

                  Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)

                  Ernest Goes to Jail

                  • 13%
                  • PG
                  • 81 min
                  • Comedy

                  Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank employee, while Ernest undergoes Nash's sentence to the electric chair. But instead of killing him, the electrocution gives Ernest superhuman powers, enabling him to escape from jail and foil Nash's attempt to rob the bank.

                  Flashback (1990)

                  Flashback

                  • 38%
                  • R
                  • 108 min
                  • Action

                  A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar opposites, it turns out that Buckner may have more in common with Walker than is initially apparent, a point that is driven home when the pair faces off against a sinister small-town sheriff.

                  Future Zone (1990)

                  Future Zone

                    • R
                    • 82 min
                    • Action

                    Legendary bounty hunter John Tucker is about to face the most dangerous ordeal of his career. But luckily, he's armed with his most powerful weapon yet--his grown son Billy, who has traveled back in time to save him from the city's most brutal gang of criminals. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

                    Genuine Risk (1990)

                    Genuine Risk

                      • R
                      • 90 min
                      • Crime

                      An unlucky horseplayer (Peter Berg) turns collector for a mobster (Terence Stamp) and winds up on the run after bungling a job.

                      Ghayal (1990)

                      Ghayal

                        • 163 min
                        • Comedy

                        Ajay Mehra leaves for Bombay in order to train to become an international boxer. On his return to New Delhi he however found that his brother Ashok Mehra is missing, he decides to make complaints at the police station but this only leads to frustration. He decides to go and search for his brother himself but still does not find him. Later on Ashok's body is found and Ajay is accused of killing him as well as having an illicit relationship with his sister - in - law Indu Mehra. While in jail...

                        Honeymoon Academy (1990)

                        Honeymoon Academy

                          • PG-13
                          • 100 min
                          • Comedy

                          A honeymooning couple become entangled in a plot to recover plates for counterfeiting US dollars. SHE thinks she's just retired from a government 'dirty jobs' department, but her superiors have other ideas. HE thinks she's a retired travel agent. Set in Spain, there's a constant flow of visual jokes, mainly at the expense of a group of incompetent thieves who are in hot pursuit of the plates. Many of the jokes are predictable, but there's enough to keep almost...

                          Island of Fire (1990)

                          Island of Fire

                            • R
                            • 95 min
                            • Action

                            Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption. Written by Hans Wadsten <[email protected]>

                            Kawashima Yoshiko: The Last Princess of Manchuria (1990)

                            Kawashima Yoshiko: The Last Princess of Manchuria

                              • Unrated
                              • 92 min
                              • Action

                              Kawashima Yoshiko was originally the 14th daughter of Emperor Xu. She was sent to Japan to train in the ways of the Samurai but lost her virginity to Samurai. She then married a Mongolian prince and set her mind to fight for the independence of Mongolia but the marriage failed. Arriving Shanghai, she met an opera singer Wan Hoi. Because of her beauty and background, she achieved a great deal, including successfully smuggled a Queen, Yuen Yung and helped Pu Yi to establish Manchuria....

                              Keaton's Cop (1990)

                              Keaton's Cop

                                • PG
                                • 100 min
                                • Crime

                                Ex-mobster Keaton, now living in a retirement home, narrowly misses being the target of a mob hit. Policemen Jake, an old friend of Keaton's, and Gable, a violent cop who takes an immediate disliking to the aging gangster are called in to keep Keaton safe as well as investigate the hit. There is a turn of events though when Jake is killed by the hit-men...Gable and Keaton are forced to get along while they search for whoever killed their friend and partner. Adding to the challenge, they only...

                                Life Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive (1990)

                                Life Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive

                                  • 89 min
                                  • Comedy

                                  A man is hired by a group of people he believes to be gangsters to escort a briefcase from America to Hong Kong. When he arrives, however, his contact is nowhere to be found. With no further instructions, he decides to take in the sights of Hong Kong, which consist of him taking part in a great deal of blood, sex and general weirdness, all while wearing a briefcase handcuffed to his arm.