1996 Crime Movies

Cagney & Lacey: True Convictions (1996)

Cagney & Lacey: True Convictions

    • Unrated
    • 120 min
    • Crime

    Emmy winners Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly reteam in the roles that solidified their status as TV legends on their hit show "Cagney & Lacey," playing Detective Christine Cagney and Detective Sgt. Mary Beth Lacey, respectively, in this made-for-TV movie. This time around, the partners come face-to-face with their true feelings about capital punishment when they're assigned to the city's first capital murder case in 10 years.

    Carnival of Wolves (1996)

    Carnival of Wolves

      • R
      • 107 min
      • Action

      Four men plan a robbery in a pub.

      Crime of the Century (1996)

      Crime of the Century

        • PG-13
        • 114 min
        • Crime

        In 1932, the nation was shocked when the 14-month-old son of Charles Lindberg was kidnapped, held for ransom, and murdered. Two years later, Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested, convicted, and executed. This film dramatizes the investigation against Hauptmann, the trial, and the execution, painting a picture of a corrupt police force under pressure to finger a killer framing an innocent man by manufacturing evidence, paying-off and blackmailing witnesses, and covering up exculpatory evidence....

        Curdled (1996)

        Curdled

        • 17%
        • 88 min
        • Comedy

        Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with a post-murder cleaning service and during a Blue-Blood clean-up job, discovers evidence that police have overlooked.

        Darkman III: Die Darkman Die (1996)

        Darkman III: Die Darkman Die

        • 33%
        • R
        • 87 min
        • Action

        Darkman, needing money to continue his experiments on synthetic skin, steals a crate of cash from drug lord Peter Rooker, attracting the gangster's attention. Rooker is determined to find the source of Darkman's super strength, and uses his beautiful but evil doctor to lure Darkman into a trap. Thinking that the doctor will restore feeling to his tortured body, he discovers too late that they have taken a sample of his adrenaline, which they will market as a super steroid. As Darkman...

        Deep Crimson (1996)

        Deep Crimson

        • 75%
        • 111 min
        • Crime

        In this alternately macabre and mirthful thriller, based on a true-crime story, renowned Mexican director Arturo Ripstein brings a stylish audacity to the tale of the "Lonely Hearts Killers," a couple who, in the 1940s, posed as brother and sister to lure and murder unsuspecting widows. Featuring performances both sympathetic and stomach-churning by Regina Orozco and Daniel Giménez Cacho, Deep Crimson (Profundo carmesí) is a wild update of the same events that inspired Leonard Kastle's The...

        Extreme Measures (1996)

        Extreme Measures

        • 55%
        • R
        • 118 min
        • Crime

        A homeless man, wearing a mysterious hospital wristband, dies from bizarre symptoms in one of New York's busiest trauma rooms. No one takes much notice - except Dr. Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant). Professional concern soon deepens into disbelief as Guy's investigation unearths the details of a private medical research program centering around one of the country's most revered medical figures - Dr. Lawrence Myrick (Gene Hackman). Guy's credibility, career and life are threatened as he edges ever closer...

        Faithful (1996)

        Faithful

        • 7%
        • R
        • 91 min
        • Comedy

        Tony (Chazz Palminteri) is a killer hired by Jack (Ryan O'Neal) to hill his wife, Margaret (Cher). As planned, Tony breaks into the couple's house on the eve of their 20th anniversary, while Jack works late at the office -- establishing his alibi. After entering the house, Tony takes Margaret hostage and awaits the telephone call from Jack signaling Tony to kill Margaret.

        While awaiting the call, Margaret attempts to convince Tony to make love to her before he kills her and to agree to take a...

        Feeling Minnesota (1996)

        Feeling Minnesota

        • 16%
        • R
        • 99 min
        • Comedy

        Freddie (Cameron Diaz) is conned into marrying Sam (Vincent D'Onofrio), an embezzling accountant that she loathes, as punishment for allegedly stealing from Red (Delroy Lindo), a small time crime boss. Trapped and miserable, Freddie is soon intrigued by the arrival of Sam's brother, Jjaks (Keanu Reeves), who reluctantly comes to the wedding at the insistence of his mother, Nora (Tuesday Weld).

        Jjaks' encounter with his estranged family quickly disintegrates but his connection with the forlorn...

        Fled (1996)

        Fled

        • 14%
        • R
        • 105 min
        • Action

        Piper (Laurence Fishburne) and Dodge (Stephen Baldwin) are escaped convicts on the run from the mob and the police. Strangers handcuffed together, their prison work detail was interrupted by a sudden hail of bullets that put them on the run.

        Dodge is a smart-mouthed computer hacker doing Federal time for using his computer to steal millions from a Cuban crime syndicate. Besides the money, he downloaded enough evidence to bring down their empire. Now the Cubans want their money and the disk....

        Fugitive Rage (1996)

        Fugitive Rage

          • R
          • 88 min
          • Action

          Tara McCormick is sent to prison for the attempted murder of a local drug lord named Tommy Stompanato. Inside, she befriends Josie and is approached by a government agent to finish the job she started in exchange for her freedom. Written by Josh Pasnak <[email protected]>

          Gokudô sengokushi: Fudô (1996)

          Gokudô sengokushi: Fudô

            • 98 min
            • Action

            In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization.

            Gotti (1996)

            Gotti

            • 60%
            • R
            • 116 min
            • Crime

            John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. He is known as the Dapper Don for his expensive taste in suits, and the Teflon Don because none of the FBI charges against him will stick. Life is good, but suspicion creeps in, and greed, rule-breaking and his high public profile all threaten to topple him.

            -...

            Harvest of Fire (1996)

            Harvest of Fire

              • PG
              • 99 min
              • Crime

              In a small Amish community, three barns are burnt down almost simultaneously. FBI agent Sally Russwell is sent in to investigate this possible hate crime. What she finds however is a community that little trust for outsiders or "The English" as they call them. However, in her investigations, Agent Russell makes friends with one entrepreneurial widow, Annie Beiler who has her own curiosity about this stranger. Together, Annie introduces Russell in-depth to this close knit community...

              Heat After Dark (1996)

              Heat After Dark

                • Unrated
                • 50 min
                • Action

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                Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)

                Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer

                  • R
                  • 84 min
                  • Crime

                  Henry has wondered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.

                  High School High (1996)

                  High School High

                  • 13%
                  • PG-13
                  • 86 min
                  • Comedy

                  High School High tells the rose-colored adventures of Richard Clark (Lovitz), who leaves the safe world of Wellington School, and travels into the otherworldly territory of a ghetto school so tough it has its own cemetary. There, his innocent, hopeful spirit charms and bewilders one school official, Victoria Chappell (Carrere), while at the same time seriously rankles the high school principal (Fletcher) at every conceivable turn. In his efforts, Clark sees a beacon of hope in Griff McReynolds...

                  Idiot Box (1996)

                  Idiot Box

                    • Unrated
                    • 85 min
                    • Comedy

                    Looking for the fast track out of suburban hell, two natural born losers scheme an impossible heist. Mick is slack, cynical, and most of all, unemployed. He masterminds the plan while Kev, angry and unemployed, gets the guns. Two undercover cops and a highly strung speed dealer are not far behind. Written by Dan Miles <[email protected]>

                    In the Blink of an Eye (1996)

                    In the Blink of an Eye

                      • Unrated
                      • 90 min
                      • Biography

                      Hamel portrays director Dickoff who suspends her career in order to help a friend who's been in prison for quite some time in connection with a murder. Written by Hans Arentsen <[email protected]>

                      Innocent Victims (1996)

                      Innocent Victims

                        • Unrated
                        • 240 min
                        • Crime

                        Army Sergeant Tim Hennis is wrongly convicted of killing the wife and children of an Air Force captain. Based on a true story.