Tag: corruption

Topaze (1933) 6.8

Topaze (1933)

An honest and naive schoolteacher gets a lesson in how the world works outside the classroom, when a rich Baron and his mistress use the teacher's name and outstanding reputation in a crooked business scheme....

Talento de barrio (2008) 5.2

Talento de barrio (2008)

A misunderstood youth from the streets of Puerto Rico must choose between musical superstardom and underworld notoriety after falling for a beautiful uptown girl whose positive influence causes him to seriously consider ...

Storm Warning (1951) 7.1

Storm Warning (1951)

En route to a job, New York based model Marsha Mitchell decides to stop for less than 24 hours in the southern American town of Rock Point to visit her sister, Lucy Rice, who she has not seen in two years, and meet Lucy'...

Supergirl s5 e4 In Plain Sight 6.8

Supergirl s5 e4 In Plain Sight

Kara's investigation into William Dey's "criminal" activities results in the shocking revelation he is not who she thinks. Meanwhile, the conflict between Malefic and J'onn J'onzz reaches a boiling point.::sarah_l91...

City of Hope (1991) 7.3

City of Hope (1991)

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 is the buildin...

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970) 8.1

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)

A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime....

Destry Rides Again (1939) 7.7

Destry Rides Again (1939)

Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh killed when he asks one too many questions about a rigged poker game that gives Kent a stranglehold over the local cattle rangers. The mayor, who is in cahoots ...

Cartel Land (2015) 7.4

Cartel Land (2015)

A physician in Michoacán, Mexico leads a citizen uprising against the drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Across the U.S. border, a veteran heads a paramilitary group working to prevent Mexico's d...

Rumble on the Docks (1956) 5.7

Rumble on the Docks (1956)

In 1950s Brooklyn, 17-year old Jimmy Smigelski, son of hard-working, honest Polish immigrants, is at odds with his father, Pete Smigelski. His father tries to instill in Jimmy his values of hard work, respect for the law...

Fire of Conscience-2010 6.2

Fire of Conscience-2010

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 Kong's police fo...

Shooting Gallery-2005 5.3

Shooting Gallery-2005

A street-smart pool player falls in with a pack of hustlers. As he rises in the underground circuit, he lands in the middle of a match between his boss and a crooked cop.::Anonymous...

Pact with the Devil-2003 3.6

Pact with the Devil-2003

While temporarily working in a photographic studio with the famous photographer Bae, the simple and handsome worker Louis meets her manager Henry, who is impressed with his beauty. He invites Louis for taking some pictur...

The Great McGinty-1940 7.4

The Great McGinty-1940

Told in flashback, Depression-era bum Dan McGinty is recruited by the city's political machine to help with vote fraud. His great aptitude for this brings rapid promotion from "the boss," who finally decides he'd be idea...

Nixon-1995 7.1

Nixon-1995

Writer, Producer, and Director Oliver Stone's exploration of former President Richard Nixon's strict Quaker upbringing, his nascent political strivings in law school, and his strangely self-effacing courtship of his wife...

The Border-1982 6.4

The Border-1982

U.S. Border Patrol agent Charlie Smith just wants to do a good job and provide for his wife. But between her demands for a more affluent lifestyle and the importuning of Charlie's partner Cat to take part in illegal acti...

Vendetta-1999 6.1

Vendetta-1999

Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...::somebody...

True Blue-2001 5.1

True Blue-2001

Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary...

A Chinese Ghost Story II-1990 7

A Chinese Ghost Story II-1990

In this installment of a phenomenal saga of the super natural, four young people are caught in a tug-o-war of evil between an Imperial Wizard and a corrupt General. Outrageous special effects galore!...

Anywhere Is Here-2019 3.1

Anywhere Is Here-2019

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 her best fri...

Liberty Stands Still-2002 5.7

Liberty Stands Still-2002

A gunman ties up an actor and locks him in his dressing room just before a performance. He also puts a bomb with a 90-minute timer next to the actor. Then, he goes to a room above an LA plaza and draws a bead on the acto...

Freeway: Crack in the System-2015 7.1

Freeway: Crack in the System-2015

FREEWAY: CRACK IN THE SYSTEM tells the story of broken dreams, drug dealers, dirty cops, and government complicity-more compelling than fiction, it's the real story behind America's longest war. This documentary by award...

The Negotiator-1998 7.3

The Negotiator-1998

In the midst of an elaborate conspiracy, an expert negotiator is driven to the edge when he's framed for the murder of his partner, as well as embezzling money from his department's pension fund. His only chance to prove...

The Crime of Padre Amaro-2002 6.7

The Crime of Padre Amaro-2002

Recently ordained a priest, 24-year-old Father Amaro is sent to a small parish church in Los Reyes, Mexico to assist the aging Father Benito in his daily work. Benito--for years a fixture in the church as well as the com...

Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe-2016 5.1

Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe-2016

In 2013, biologist Dr. Brian Hooker received a call from a Senior Scientist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who led the agency's 2004 study on the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine and its ...

Fateful Findings-2013 4.7

Fateful Findings-2013

A small boy discovers a mystical power as a child. He is then separated from his childhood girlfriend. He grows up to be a computer scientist who is hacking into the most secret national and international secrets, as wel...

Ungli-2014 5.7

Ungli-2014

Four friends Kalim (Angad Bedi), Gautam (Neil Bhoopalam), Maya (Kangana Ranaut) and Abhay (Randeep Hooda) form a gang called the "Ungli" gang which fights against corruption prevailing in society. Their job is to target ...

Blue Chips-1994 6.2

Blue Chips-1994

Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team isn't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by boosters. This practice is forbidden in the c...

Apaharan-2005 7.4

Apaharan-2005

Ajay lives with his stern, honest, disciplinarian and Gandhian widowed father, Prof. (retd.) Raghuvansh Shastri. Ajay works as a salesman, but soon finds himself out of work. He applies for a position with the Police, bu...

Who Killed the Electric Car?-2006 7.7

Who Killed the Electric Car?-2006

With gasoline prices approaching $4/gallon, fossil fuel shortages, unrest in oil producing regions around the globe and mainstream consumer adoption and adoption of the hybrid electric car (more than 140,000 Prius' sold ...

Hear No Evil-1993 5

Hear No Evil-1993

Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's...

Head Office-1985 5.5

Head Office-1985

Upon graduation from college with a business degree, John Issel is promptly hired by Helmes's company I.N.C. At INC, the one who gets ahead, does it by kissing ass, or over someone else's dead body. John keeps getting pr...

Final Episode-1974 7.5

Final Episode-1974

While Hirono is in prison, his rival Takeda turns his own crime organization into a political party, whose two executives stir up new tensions in their thirst for power.::Samovarkov...

Miami-2017 5.8

Miami-2017

Two sisters reunite after years of separation. Their lives intertwine as they share a dream of a bright future, only to find out that the past can't be easily undone....

The Art of War II: Betrayal-2008 4.3

The Art of War II: Betrayal-2008

When Agent Neil Shaw comes out of hiding to vindicate his former mentor's murder, he winds up on the trail of betrayal and lethal corruption. Under the charge of his friend and a senatorial candidate, his mission is to s...

Night Falls on Manhattan-1996 6.6

Night Falls on Manhattan-1996

Sean Casey is the newest member of the District Attorney's office and he is close to uncovering a police scandal that might involve his father Liam, who works for the N.Y.P.D. Then his father is critically wounded in a s...

Primary Colors-1998 6.6

Primary Colors-1998

Jack Stanton is running for president. The election is seen through the eyes of young Henry Burton. Along the way Stanton must deal with a sex scandal....

OtherLife-2017 6.3

OtherLife-2017

After inventing a drug that induces time-compressed virtual realities, young Ren grapples with partner Sam over how to use their powerful creation.::David Dardar...

Didi auf vollen Touren-1986 5.7

Didi auf vollen Touren-1986

German vehicle fanatic Dieter 'Didi' accepts to drive a truckload of waste barrels to a French dump site. Didi ignores the plant needs to dump toxic waste after a major incident, which made the international news. But wh...

The Trap-1959 6.6

The Trap-1959

Lawyer Ralph Anderson arrives in Tula, an amazingly remote town in the desert, as a reluctant emissary of mob chief Victor Massonetti, who wants the airstrip clear for his unofficial exit from the country. Ralph's arriva...

Trash-2014 7.2

Trash-2014

When two trash-picking boys from Rio's slums find a wallet in amongst the daily detritus of their local dump, little do they imagine that their lives are about to change forever. But when the local police show up, offeri...