After being dismissed for imitating his boss's voice on radio, former Assistant District Attorney Richard Deming witnesses a store robbery and is taken captive by the criminals. Suspected of the crime, he is sought by the police, but his sweetheart, Marie, convinced of his innocence, enlists the help of two friends, a newspaper reporter and a half-witted detective. Hoping to win the girl's favor, the two go to the gangsters' hideout, encounter a violent gang war, and accidently set off a case of police tear bombs. The police, summoned by Marie, arrive just in time to save the kidnaped attorney.
Unscrupulous girl traders transport unsuspecting blonde girls from a nightclub in Amsterdam to a brothel in Havana. The young journalist Verena Linkmann wants to expose the slave trade, disguises herself as an available dancer.
As the Cantonese 'Jane' Bond films evolved, the genre became less Bond-like, cutting down on the staging of fights and the flaunting of secret weapons. The heroine(s) remained an action figure, complete with quick wits and agile prowess, but the stories increasingly took on the jewel theft plot and the twilight world of decadent deviance. The Mysterious Sisters is no exception as director Ng Wui renders high class thefts in the style of the classic French film Rififi, and long stretches of action that unfold without dialogue.
A group of kids draw straws to carry out an uncomfortable task.
Tim Devon was born out of wedlock and that his mother never told his father about him. Overwhelmed, Tim leaves Los Angeles in search of his father-armed with only a name and the city of Amsterdam as clues. When funds run out, Tim begins the downward spiral into a life of crime and drug use. He is encountered by a single caring person.
A disabled Vietnam veteran investigates an attempt on his life.
Two down-and-out barflies wind up in over their heads when they steal a briefcase filled with valuable coins.
A dedicated and compassionate policewoman risks her job by offering refuge to a young mother with mob associations. Crime drama.
Based on the bestselling memoir - Yakuza Moon - by Shoko Tendo. The author stars as herself in the film adaptation of her tumultuous life as the daughter of a Yakuza boss, chronicling her many battles with drug addiction and domestic abuse. Directed by Hiroyuki Tsuji.
An escaped con goes after a drug-dealing killer.