Tag: frame-up

Final Payback (2001) 3.6

Final Payback (2001)

An ex-cop, framed for a murder he didn't commit, sets out to find the real killer.::Anonymous...

Secret Agents (2004) 5.4

Secret Agents (2004)

From his offices in Switzerland, Russian Igor Lipovsky is engaged in a vast and profitable gunrunning operation with Africa. The French government wants to hinder the activities of the arms dealer and sends a team to sin...

Virumandi (2004) 8.3

Virumandi (2004)

The take on death penalty told through the story of a temperamental villager caught in between two village clans. Told through an offbeat screenplay inspired by Korosawa's Rashomon, the film narrates two versions of the ...

Old Shatterhand (1964) 6.2

Old Shatterhand (1964)

A peace treaty between the United States government and the Apaches is about to be signed in Washington. However, a gang of outlaws plan to sabotage the peace process in order to prevent the signing of a treaty. This way...

Love’s Abiding Joy (2006) 7

Love’s Abiding Joy (2006)

The continued Westward journey of settlers Missie and Willie Lahaye. Their roots now firmly planted as they set up homestead in the far West, Missie begins to realize her passion for teaching as Willie cares for the coup...

Changing Lanes (2002) 6.4

Changing Lanes (2002)

The story of what happens one day in New York City, when a young lawyer and a businessman share a small automobile accident on F.D.R. Drive, and their mutual road rage escalates into a feud....

Another Thin Man (1939) 7.5

Another Thin Man (1939)

In this adaptation of Dashiell Hammett's "The Farewell Murder", Nick and Nora (and their dog Asta) visit the estate of Col. MacFay, who is being threatened by a mysterious man wanting revenge for a past injustice. When M...

Each Dawn I Die (1939) 7.3

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

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 turns into bitt...

Mr. Brooks (2007) 7.3

Mr. Brooks (2007)

Earl Brooks is a highly respected businessman and was recently named Portland's Man of the Year. He hides a terrible secret however: he is a serial killer known as the Thumbprint Killer. He has been attending AA meetings...

The Parole Officer (2001) 6.4

The Parole Officer (2001)

Failed parole officer Simon Garden (Coogan) is framed for a murder committed by one of Manchester's leading police officers. The only evidence proving his innocence is a CCTV video tape locked inside a bank vault. With t...

First Strike (1996) 6.6

First Strike (1996)

Jackie, a cop, participates in a sting operation on an international spy-ring. But when one of them (Tsui) gets away, Jackie is ordered to apprehend him. This leads Jackie all over the globe starting with Tsui's sister i...

The Sin of Nora Moran (1933) 6.9

The Sin of Nora Moran (1933)

Nora Moran, a young woman with a difficult and tragic past, is sentenced to die for a murder that she did not commit. She could easily reveal the truth and save her own life, if only it would not damage the lives, career...

A Small Town in Texas (1976) 5.7

A Small Town in Texas (1976)

After doing five years in prison on a drug charge, Poke is returns to his hometown intent on taking his sweetheart Mary Lee (and their child) away with him to California. His plan hits a snag, however, when he discovers ...

The Man in the Iron Mask (1939) 7.1

The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)

D'Artagnan and the musketeers are the only ones who know of the existence of a twin brother, and Fouquet uses his influence to keep everyone silenced. The main story was changed by portraying Louis XIV as selfish, cruel,...

Naaraaz (1994) 4.7

Naaraaz (1994)

Wealthy author Ajay Pandit befriends angry and poor Deva, who lives in the nearby slums with his widower father. After the two men grow up, Ajay falls in love with Sonali, while Deva continues to live a life of destituti...

Tell No One (2006) 7.5

Tell No One (2006)

Pediatrician Dr. Alexandre Beck (François Cluzet) misses his beloved wife Margot Beck (Marie-Josée Croze), who was brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect. When two bodies are found near where the...

Wolves (2014) 5.3

Wolves (2014)

The coming-of-age story of Cayden Richards. Forced to hit the road after the murder of his parents, Cayden wanders, lost, without purpose... Until he meets a certifiable lunatic named Wild Joe, who sets him on a path to ...

Foolproof (2003) 6.5

Foolproof (2003)

Twenty-something Torontonians and friends Kevin, Sam and Rob play a game they call Foolproof: they plan foolproof heists, but without the intention of actually carrying them out. They have a few rules in the game, includ...

The Art of War (2000) 5.7

The Art of War (2000)

Shaw is an operative for the United Nations' covert dirty-tricks squad, using espionage and quasi-ethical tactics to secure peace and cooperation. When a shipping container full of dead Vietnamese refugees turns up on th...

Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989) 5.5

Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989)

King Kong (Samuel Hui) and Albert "Baldy" Au (Karl Maka) were framed for robbery by brother and sister thieves (Leslie Cheung and Nina Li Chi), taking possession of a magnificent sword from antiquities smugglers. The smu...

Dear Santa (1998) 2.8

Dear Santa (1998)

Mr. Covington has a tough job and a mean boss, but some things in life are more important than work. When he breaks a promise to spend Christmas with his family, Randy, a six-foot elf, appears and turns him into Santa Cl...

The Sleeping City (1950) 6.9

The Sleeping City (1950)

At Bellvue Hospital, New York, an intern is shot in the head by an unknown killer. Inspector Gordon of the 9th Precinct finds no obvious leads but senses an undercurrent of mystery at the hospital; enter Detective Fred R...

The Desperadoes (1943) 6.5

The Desperadoes (1943)

Popular mailcoach driver Uncle Willie is in fact in league with the town's crooked banker. They plan to have the bank robbed after emptying it, and when Willie's choice for this doesn't show in time, he gets some local b...

Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986) 6.6

Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)

Jet Li weasels out of the north Shaolin temple to assassinate a despotic ruler at the ruler's extravagant public birthday celebration. Two other men from the south Shaolin temple also set out to assassinate the ruler, bu...

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...

Riding Bean (1989) (V) 6.8

Riding Bean (1989) (V)

Based on the manga (Japanese graphic novels) of the same name, this OAV is set in Chicago and (Original Animation Video) follows the adventures of expert "wheel man" Bean Bandit and his girlfriend Rally as they become mi...

Three Texas Steers-1939 6

Three Texas Steers-1939

Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the circus to force Nancy to sell the ...

Hot Boyz-2000 4.2

Hot Boyz-2000

Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he di...

Give Up Tomorrow-2011 7.7

Give Up Tomorrow-2011

As a tropical storm beats down on the island of Cebu, two sisters leave work and never make it home... Simultaneously a murder-mystery and an exposé of endemic corruption in the Philippines today, GIVE UP TOMORROW looks ...

Vabank-1981 7.9

Vabank-1981

Set in Warsaw in 1930's. After six years in jail, framed for bank robbery by an accomplice, the legendary Kwinto has only revenge on his mind. He is a safecracker in the old style, a thief with a sense of pride and loyal...

The Parallax View-1974 7.1

The Parallax View-1974

Joe Frady is a determined reporter who often needs to defend his work from colleagues. After the assassination of a prominent U.S. senator, Frady begins to notice that reporters present during the assassination are dying...

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...

Paparazzi-2004 5.8

Paparazzi-2004

Bo Laramie is a movie star who has finally achieved success. But success comes at a price, in the form of four persistent photographers known as the paparazzi. Using their dishonest methods of getting the money shot rega...

Daag: The Fire-1999 4.8

Daag: The Fire-1999

Karan is a former soldier. One day when Karan finds out that his father committed suicide in prison after he is falsely charged with a crime, he suspects Ravi Verma, a city attorney who has a wife and a kid. When Karan s...

Let’s Go to Prison-2006 6

Let’s Go to Prison-2006

John Lyshitski, a young man who has been in prison more often than he has not over the entire course of his life, has just been released from what was his third prison sentence. In all three cases, he was sentenced by Ju...

Who’s That Girl-1987 4.8

Who’s That Girl-1987

Four years unjustly jailed haven't dampened the spirits or determination of Nikki Finn (Madonna). The spunky parolee sets out to clear her name, and sets the Big Apple spinning in deliriously funny ways....

The Gambler Wore a Gun-1961 5.7

The Gambler Wore a Gun-1961

The professional gambler Case Silverthorn wants to quit and retire to a small ranch in Marlpine he bought recently. On the way there he saves the Sheriff's life, who got into an ambush. However another man is dead - Will...

I Became a Criminal-1947 7.3

I Became a Criminal-1947

In this gritty film noir, cynical ex-RAF flyer Morgan, bored with civilian life, joins a break-in gang led by Narcy. On his first job, the getaway car crashes after killing a policeman. Morgan is framed as the driver and...

Incognito-1997 6.6

Incognito-1997

Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for five hundred thousand dollars. The girl he meets and gets into bed with, in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an art expert, who Harry's clients are usin...

Murder at 1600-1997 6.1

Murder at 1600-1997

A 25 year old female White House staffer, Carla Town, is murdered in the White House. D.C. homicide detective Regis is assigned to investigate, only to find evidence suppressed by the Secret Service. After suspecting a c...