Tag: deception

The Ride to Hangman’s Tree (1967) 5.2

The Ride to Hangman’s Tree (1967)

Three young outlaws try to stay together and keep one step ahead of the law.::Anonymous...

Casanova (2005) 6.5

Casanova (2005)

Casanova is in love with Francesca, who thinks he is a friend of himself even though he is engaged to Victoria, who is the love of Giovanni, Francesca's brother. Francesca is betrothed to Paprizzio who thinks Casanova is...

Don Juan DeMarco (1994) 6.7

Don Juan DeMarco (1994)

Well-respected psychiatrist Dr. Jack Mickler is only 10 days away from his retirement. A week before he is due to leave, he encounters a young man who attempts suicide--would be a pretty straightforward case except the y...

High Rollers (1976) 7.5

High Rollers (1976)

Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organizes his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help Philip escape. He su...

Fast on the Draw (1950) 5.5

Fast on the Draw (1950)

When Shamrock was young, the Cat killed his parents. Now grown, Shamrock gets appointed Marshal when he breaks up a robbery attempt by Tex and his men. Tex works for the Cat and when he and his men rob the Express Office...

Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) 7

Seven Ways from Sundown (1960)

Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to ...

Cattle Empire (1958) 6.2

Cattle Empire (1958)

After serving a five year prison sentence for allowing his men to destroy a town in a drunken spree, a trail boss is hired by the same town's leading citizen to drive their cattle to Fort Clemson. Complicating matters, a...

Bloodknot (1995) (TV) 4.3

Bloodknot (1995) (TV)

Picking up lesbian soldier Connie and murdering her is the first step in the payback plan of Kay. Posing as the dead Connie, she next ingratiates herself into the Reeves family, which is mourning the loss in the Gulf War...

Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975) 5.6

Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975)

In the Fabulous Thirties, Doc Savage and his five Amazing Adventurers are sucked into the mystery of Doc's father disappearing in the wilds of South America. The maniacal Captain Seas tries to thwart them at every turn a...

Christopher Strong (1933) 6.3

Christopher Strong (1933)

At a party for Bright Young Things, a "treasure hunt" for attractive yet virtuous people nets Sir Christopher Strong, M.P., and Lady Cynthia Darrington, dashing aviatrix. Their acquaintance is innocent at first; but afte...

Jungle Woman (1944) 5

Jungle Woman (1944)

Paula the ape woman (Acquanetta) is alive and well, and running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher (J. Carrol Naish), also reverting to her true gorilla form every once in a while to kill someb...

The Ideal (2011) 2.3

The Ideal (2011)

It's a high school summer job for Julia and Alexander - the chance to earn money and work with eccentric, charismatic social studies teacher, Mr. Zenidro. But something else awaits them in the empty, yet mysterious schoo...

Female on the Beach (1955) 6.4

Female on the Beach (1955)

Lynn Markham moves into her late husband's beach house...the morning after former tenant Eloise Crandall fell (or was pushed) from the cliff. To her annoyance, Lynn finds both her real estate agent and Drummond Hall, her...

The Wall (2017) 6.2

The Wall (2017)

During the Iraq War, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Shane Matthews is a sniper who is sent to investigate a pipeline construction site in the desert of the country, with his spotter, Sergeant Allen Isaac. The pair patiently wa...

Focus (2015) 6.6

Focus (2015)

Nicky Spurgeon is an extremely accomplished con man who takes an amateur con artist, Jess, under his wing. Nicky and Jess become romantically involved, and with Nicky's profession of being a liar and a cheater for a livi...

Son of a Gun (2014) 6.4

Son of a Gun (2014)

Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious crimi...

“Twin Peaks” (1990) 8.8

“Twin Peaks” (1990)

The body of a young girl (Laura Palmer) is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of my...

Out of Time (2003) 6.5

Out of Time (2003)

Matt Whitlock, the police chief of the small town of Banyan Key, Florida, is separated from his wife, Alex, a police homicide detective in MIami. Matt's been having an affair with Ann Merai Harrison, a woman who's separa...

Cymbeline (2014) 3.7

Cymbeline (2014)

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....

Escape Plan (2013) 6.7

Escape Plan (2013)

Ray Breslin's an expert on building security. After reviewing every high security prison, his skills are challenged. He's set up, and sent to one of the toughest (security-wise) prisons - one he designed, himself. He nee...

Taken 3 (2014) 6

Taken 3 (2014)

Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on t...

Unbound (2020) 4.2

Unbound (2020)

Julius Fonteneau has decided to take the law into his own hands after his daughter has gone missing. His only friend supports him while his wife resents him and the police are growing suspicious of his intentions. He mus...

Calcutta (1946) 6.4

Calcutta (1946)

Neale Gordon and Pedro Lake, commercial pilots who fly the hump between Chungking and Calcutta learn, when they reach Calcutta, that their pal, Bill Cunningham, has been murdered. Neales investigation leads him to the Ch...

Romantically Speaking (2015) (TV) 5.9

Romantically Speaking (2015) (TV)

A young lady who has grown up with her father being a radio DJ, becomes one herself. Falls in love and hosts a 'Romantically Speaking' show.::Darren Holland...

Abandoned (1949) 6.5

Abandoned (1949)

An expose of the baby-profiteering racket as told through the story of an unwed mother whose family and friends start an investigation as to the whereabouts of her baby. This leads to and through an organized gang led by...

The Lady Gambles (1949) 6.6

The Lady Gambles (1949)

When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "bor...

Lighthouse Love (1932) 6.5

Lighthouse Love (1932)

Two marines stationed in the Chinese port of Hang Chow decide to swear off women and join the lighthouse patrol.::wmorrow59...

Murder, He Says (1945) 7.1

Murder, He Says (1945)

Trotter pollster Pete Marshall is trying to find a missing coworker. In a rural town he stumbles onto the roughian Fleagle family. Bert and Mert would just as soon "splatter" snoopers with their rifles. However, Ma Johns...

Texas Cyclone (1932) 6.3

Texas Cyclone (1932)

When Texas Grant rides into town people think the supposedly dead Jim Rawlings has returned. After a confrontation with Utah Becker, Grant learns Helen Rawlings is about to lose her ranch to Becker. Grant then decides to...

Gunplay (1951) 6.3

Gunplay (1951)

A female ranch owner and her two ranch hands try to help a young boy find the man who is responsible for ordering his father's murder.::Anonymous...

Night Monster (1942) 6.3

Night Monster (1942)

Dr. Lynn Harper, psychologist, has been called out to the old Ingston Mansion, a dark and mysterious place with a very bad reputation, in order to make an assessment of the sanity of Margaret Ingston, daughter of patriar...

Thunder on the Hill (1951) 6.8

Thunder on the Hill (1951)

Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette Colbert) becomes convinced of her i...

Cobra Woman (1944) 5.8

Cobra Woman (1944)

Upon discovering his fiancée Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific isle where all strangers are to be killed on arrival and the inhabitants, who are frequently sacrificed to an angry vo...

The Locket (1946) 7.2

The Locket (1946)

Lovely Nancy seems like the ideal bride to fiancée John Willis... until, just before the ceremony, Willis is approached by Harry Blair, claiming to be Nancy's former husband. The tale Blair unfolds (in a flashback within...

Don 2 (2011) 7.1

Don 2 (2011)

Having conquered the Asian underworld, Don (Shah Rukh Khan) now has his sights set on European domination. In his way are the bosses of the existing European underworld and all law enforcement agencies. The action shifts...

Kuroneko (1968) 7.7

Kuroneko (1968)

A woman and her daughter-in-law are raped and murdered by samurais during the time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats tor...

Accattone (1961) 7.8

Accattone (1961)

In a seedy section of Rome, Vittorio Cataldi - "Accattone" ("beggar" in Italian) to those that know him - lives off the avails of prostitution, Maddalena being his one and only girl. He is married to Ascenza with who he ...

You Were Never Lovelier-1942 7.3

You Were Never Lovelier-1942

The Acunas, a rich Argentine family, have the tradition that the daughters have to get married in order, oldest first. When sister #1 gets married, sisters #3 and #4 put pressure on Maria, sister #2, because they have th...

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins-2012 7.5

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins-2012

In 1868, after the end of the Bakumatsu war, the former assassin Kenshin Himura promises to defend those in need without killing. Kenshin wanders through Japan with a reverse-edged sword during the transition of the samu...

Caché-2005 7.3

Caché-2005

Set in France, Georges is a TV Literary Reviewer and lives in a small yet modern town house with his wife Ann, a publisher and his young son Pierrot. They begin to receive video tapes through the post of their house and ...