1990 Crime Movies (By Date)

Lockdown (1990)

Lockdown

    • R
    • 90 min
    • Action

    Detective Ron Taylor is framed for the murder of a suspect in custody by a renegade car thief. While Taylor fights to survive in prison, the real killer is engaged in a hostile take-over of the city's number one "chop-shop" and his partner is trying to figure out who set Taylor up, and why. Written by RM91945

    Rainbow Drive (1990)

    Rainbow Drive

      • R
      • 100 min
      • Thriller

      A Hollywood multiple murder is investigated by a homicide cop, despite high-placed efforts to cover up the crime.

      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]>

        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...

          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.

          I Come in Peace (1990)

          I Come in Peace

            • R
            • 91 min
            • Action

            Jack Caine (Dolph Lundgren) is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst involved in an undercover operation to entrap Victor Manning, his partner gets killed, and a sinister newcomer enters the scene...

            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.

            Loose Cannons (1990)

            Loose Cannons

              • R
              • 94 min
              • Action

              Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his lightning fast deductions. But, he keeps assuming the personalities of entire casts of Television shows. This can be a problem when people begin shooting at them

              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.

              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]>

                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...

                  Revenge (1990)

                  Revenge

                    • R
                    • 124 min
                    • Crime

                    Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting trip. Arriving at the Mendez mansion in Mexico, he is immediately surprised by the beauty and youth of Mendez’s wife, Miryea.

                    "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...

                      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...

                      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...

                        The Last of the Finest (1990)

                        The Last of the Finest

                          • 106 min
                          • Action

                          An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly becomes three when one is killed early) band together to fight the drug ring undercover. They gain capital for weapons by ripping off minor drug dealers. Then well-armed they go after the kingpin (Boyd).

                          Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)

                          Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception

                            • Unrated
                            • 90 min
                            • Crime

                            American marine, David Berman, manages to get himself transferred to Paris in order to search for a hidden Nazi, Krugman that had killed his grandparents and crippled his mother. He managed to find a witness but just after she talks to David, she is run over and killed. That night, he is kidnapped by a shadowy organisation and told that Krugman is hiding under a new identity of Felix Altmann. David goes to a health spa and meets Altmann but Altmann is shot and David framed for the crime. As a...

                            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.

                            Nuns on the Run (1990)

                            Nuns on the Run

                            • 47%
                            • PG-13
                            • 89 min
                            • Comedy

                            Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but when their escape doesn't go to plan, they have to seek refuge in a Nuns' teacher training school.

                            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...