Tag: corruption

The Ploy (2016) 6.3

The Ploy (2016)

Storyline:In the summer of '75 Pier Paolo Pasolini's film, "Salò", is stolen from the lab where he is editing it. This is just the first step of an intricate plan that will bring the great poet to his violent death.Us...

Super Tuesday (2013)

Storyline:This Tuesday is gonna be Super...Fictional political drama about the controversial 1960 US Election. Republican Senator Jack Cassidy's mob connections landed him the nomination. They might not land him the P...

The Mob (1951) 7.1

The Mob (1951)

Storyline:Police detective Damico, outwitted by mob killer Blackie Clay, is nominally suspended; actually he goes undercover (as Tim Flynn, ex-con longshoreman) to find Clay and expose the waterfront rackets. In chara...

When Banana Ruled (TV Movie 2017) 7.3

When Banana Ruled (TV Movie 2017)

Storyline:In 19th century Central America, a few entrepreneurial cowboys built an empire that enslaved populations and corrupted governments for over 100 years. The United Fruit Company thrived on unregulated capitali...

Each Dawn I Die (1939) 7.3

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Storyline:Although innocent, reporter Frank Ross is found guilty of murder and is sent to jail. While his friends at the newspaper try to find out who framed him, Frank gets hardened by prison life and his optimism tu...

RocknRolla (2008) 7.3

RocknRolla (2008)

Storyline:Lenny Cole, a London mob boss, puts the bite on all local real estate transactions. For substantial fees, he's helping Uri Omovich, a Russian developer. As a sign of good faith, Omovich loans Cole a valuable...

The Boss (1956) 6.4

The Boss (1956)

Storyline:Political corruption is vividly depicted as a ruthless WWI veteran takes almost complete control of a state with the help of a crooked lawyer. The film is enhanced by John Payne's persuasive performance as "...

The Whistleblower (2010) 7.1

The Whistleblower (2010)

Storyline:Inspired by true events, Kathy (Rachel Weisz) is an American police officer who takes a job working as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Her expectations of helping to rebuild a devastated country are dashed...

Rusty Knife (1958) 6.8

Rusty Knife (1958)

Storyline:Udaka is a new, post-war city where corruption has already taken hold. A persistent district attorney wants to arrest and convict Katsumata, a laughing, self-confident thug. The D.A. gets an anonymous letter...

Thaanaa Serndha Koottam (2018) 6.7

Thaanaa Serndha Koottam (2018)

Storyline:Iniyan, who aspires to work in the CBI but his dreams were shattered by Uthaman- a corrupt officer. Therefore he forms a team of four people Ramya Krishnan, Senthil, Sathyan and Shivashankar who have been th...

The Yards (2000) 6.4

The Yards (2000)

Storyline:In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt mar...

Cymbeline (2014) 3.7

Cymbeline (2014)

Storyline:A gritty story of a take-no-prisoners war between dirty cops and an outlaw biker gang. A drug kingpin is driven to desperate measures. Written by LionsgateUser Reviews: before I finally shut ...

The Infiltrator (2016) 7

The Infiltrator (2016)

Storyline:During the 1980s, U.S. Customs Service special agent Robert Mazur uses his undercover alias "Bob Musella" to become a pivotal player for drug lords cleaning their dirty cash. Later, he infiltrates the world'...

The Devil’s Hand (2014) 4.9

The Devil’s Hand (2014)

Storyline:When young girls start to go missing within a religious cult, older followers fear a long-told prophecy while the younger members suspect abusive elders are killing them off.User Reviews: WHERE THE DEVIL HID...

Brubaker (1980) 7.2

Brubaker (1980)

Storyline:When the new warden comes in disguised as an inmate, he sees firsthand all the corruption and scams the guards and prison officials are running. When he reveals himself and starts to implement reforms to sto...

Jogo de Xadrez (2014) 5.1

Jogo de Xadrez (2014)

Storyline:Mina, Beth and Martona are locked in Talavera Bruce Penintentiary, in Rio de Janeiro. Mina is the brain of the group, Beth is the impulsive one, and Martona is pure muscle. Mina controls the jail by selling ...

City of Hope (1991) 7.3

City of Hope (1991)

Storyline:City of Hope is a portrait of a typical middle-sized American city of the present day. The crux of the story is an old apartment block which stands in the way of a major commercial development. Joe Rinaldi i...

Fire of Conscience (2010) 6.2

Fire of Conscience (2010)

Storyline:Centers on Captain Manfred who is caught in the line of fire between high levels of corruption and malice. He must solve a brutal murder to prove his partner's innocence and unearth the truth behind Hong Kon...

Anywhere Is Here (2019) 3.2

Anywhere Is Here (2019)

Storyline:Sarah Dawson, a teenage girl, endures life at the hands of a corrupt and abusive father and a neglectful mother. A victim who sees no other option, Sarah devises a plan to steal her dad's money and flee with...

The Negotiator (1998) 7.0

The Negotiator (1998)

Storyline:The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Interna...

The Negotiator (1998) 7.0

The Negotiator (1998)

Storyline:The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Interna...

Licence to Kill (1989) 6.2

Licence to Kill (1989)

Storyline:When drug lord Franz Sanchez exacts his brutal vengeance on Bond's friend Felix Leiter, 007 resigns from the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta against the master criminal. Bond won't be sat...

The Equalizer (2014) 7.2

The Equalizer (2014)

Storyline:McCall believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he c...

Call Northside 777 (1948) 7.1

Call Northside 777 (1948)

Storyline:In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the case. For some time, O'Neal continues to ...