Tag: murder-of-a-child

Cain’s Way (1970) 5.3

Cain’s Way (1970)

Following the Civil War, Confederate Captain Justice Cain has retired to a quiet life with his young son and black wife. However, the men of his old outfit, known as Cain's Cutthroats, have turned to lives of murder, tor...

Fido (2006) 6.7

Fido (2006)

In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting in the dead becoming zombies that desire live human flesh. A company called Zomcon has been able to control the zomb...

Turtles Can Fly (2004) 8.1

Turtles Can Fly (2004)

On the Kurdish refugee camp on the Iraqi-Turkish border, the boy Satellite is the leader of the kids. He commands them to clear and collect American undetonated minefields in the fields to sell them in the street market ...

Anguish (1987) 6.7

Anguish (1987)

A film-within-a-film thriller about two teen girls among a small group of people who are terrorized in a movie theater by a killer while watching a horror film about a murderous optometrist who stalks his victims in a mo...

Shocker (1989) 5.5

Shocker (1989)

A murderous TV repairman, Horace Pinker is killing people in a small town left, right and center. He eventually finds the home of Lt. Parker, who is investigating his crimes, and savagely murders Parker's wife, son and d...

Beast No More (2019) 4.4

Beast No More (2019)

A young biologist, Mary Jane, who focuses on lepidoptery (the study of moths and butterflies), doesn't have the perfect life; she does however have what she considers the perfect son. Tragedy strikes and Mary Jane's worl...

Child 44 (2015) 6.5

Child 44 (2015)

Based on the first of a trilogy by Tom Rob Smith and set in the Stalin era of the Soviet Union. The plot is about an idealistic pro-Stalin security officer who decides to investigate a series of child murders in a countr...

Out of Reach (2004) (V) 4

Out of Reach (2004) (V)

Vietnam veteran Billy Ray Lancing, a former CSA agent who now works on a wildlife refuge in Northern Alaska, has been exchanging letters in a pen-pal relationship with Irina Morawska, a 13-year-old orphaned girl in Polan...

The Tree of Blood (2018) 6.4

The Tree of Blood (2018)

Rebeca and Marc are a troubled couple who make a deal to solve their differences: during a full weekend, they travel to the Rebeca's grandparents family house in Basque Country (north to Spain) to write the story about t...

Medea (1969) 7.1

Medea (1969)

On a quest to retrieve the fabled Golden Fleece, Jason and the Argonauts arrive at a remote barbarian land where the natives worship the sacred artefact to protect the crops. But, unexpectedly, as Medea--a beautiful high...

Romero-1989 7.1

Romero-1989

In El Salvador, the new bishop speaks out against the death squads and the terror campaign the government is using in an attempt to crush the guerilla war that is being waged against them. This is seen as disloyality and...

The Haunting-1999 5

The Haunting-1999

A remake of the classic 1963 movie "The Haunting" about a team of paranormal experts who look into strange occurrences in an ill-fated house. Through the course of the night some will unravel, some will question, and all...

Frank & Jesse-1994 5.8

Frank & Jesse-1994

At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by Chicago railroad investors, the James...

Longford-2006 7.6

Longford-2006

Biopic of Lord Longford, known for many years for his work with prisoners and prisoners rights in general. The film focuses on Longford's work on behalf of Myra Hindley convicted, along with her boyfriend Ian Brady, of s...

Kidulthood-2006 6.8

Kidulthood-2006

A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.::Anonymous...

Spookies-1986 5.1

Spookies-1986

Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life to his beautiful bride....

Population 436-2006 5.8

Population 436-2006

While traveling to Rockwell Falls in an assignment of the US Census Bureau, the surveyor from Chicago Steve Kady has two flat tires nearby the small town. The local Deputy Bobby Caine brings him to the town and the Mayor...

Citizen X-1995 7.6

Citizen X-1995

Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed over 50 victims, mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a Communist state, the police investigations were hampered by bureaucracy, in...

Detainment-2018 7.5

Detainment-2018

Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case, which shocked the world in 1993....

DNA-1996 3.5

DNA-1996

Deep in the heart of the jungle in North Borneo a group of scientists excavate the bones of a creature buried among the ruins of ancient and forgotten civilization. The expedition is lead by Dr. Carl Wessinger. He discov...

Stay Alive-2006 5.1

Stay Alive-2006

Loomis Crowley is testing the underground game Stay Alive with his friends Sarah and Rex. When the game is over, Loomis finds Rex and Sarah dead in their room, and he is pushed by a shadow from the staircase, breaking th...

Macbeth-2006 4.6

Macbeth-2006

A contemporary retelling of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" set in the ganglands of Melbourne.::Anonymous...

Already Dead-2007 5.6

Already Dead-2007

When Thomas Archer's happy & successful life is all but ruined following a horrific attack he is presented with a perfect opportunity to exact physical revenge upon the man who caused all his grief. However the immediate...

Flesh and Bone-1993 6.2

Flesh and Bone-1993

Around thirty years after Arlis witnessed his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby, who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing about each other, but when his father returns,...

Lady in White-1988 6.6

Lady in White-1988

Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an ol...

The Children-2008 6

The Children-2008

Elaine and Jonah and their teenage daughter and young son and daughter, come to spend New Year with her sister Chloe and husband Robbie and their two young children at their isolated country home. One by one the children...

Superstition-1982 5.8

Superstition-1982

A family moves into a long-condemned New England household with a big pond out back that everybody loves to swim in. Soon, however, they find that the pond was the site of the execution- by-drowning of a witch three hund...

Silent Night-2012 5.2

Silent Night-2012

The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.::Anonymous...

Tristan + Isolde-2006 6.8

Tristan + Isolde-2006

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne and the princess of the feuding Irish spells doom for the young lovers....

Compulsion-1959 7.4

Compulsion-1959

In Chicago in 1924, Artie Strauss and Judd Steiner are friends and fellow law students who come from wealthy backgrounds. They have few true friends as they believe all their contemporaries to be intellectually inferior....

Shogun Assassin-1980 7.4

Shogun Assassin-1980

Long ago there was a great samurai warrior who served his Shogun honorably. The Shogun however grew paranoid as he became more and more senile. The Shogun sought to destroy all those who might stand to oppose his rule, a...

Silver Bullet-1985 6.4

Silver Bullet-1985

The small town of Tarker's Mills was a place that was very peaceful, where nothing extraordinary ever happened until one night when murders began. The townspeople believe it's some maniacal killer on the loose whom they ...

Citadel-2012 5.5

Citadel-2012

Tommy Cowley is a young father inflicted with chronic agoraphobia since his wife was brutally attacked by a gang of a twisted feral children. Trapped in the dilapidated suburbia of Edenstown, he finds himself terrorised ...

The Hunger Games-2012 7.2

The Hunger Games-2012

In a dystopian future, the totalitarian nation of Panem is divided into 12 districts and the Capitol. Each year two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. Par...

The River Wild-1994 6.4

The River Wild-1994

The teacher Gail Hartman is facing problems with her marriage with her husband, the workaholic architect Tom Hartman. On the birthday of their son Roarke, Gail decides to leave her daughter with her parents and take her ...

Black Bread-2010 6.9

Black Bread-2010

In the harsh post-war years' Catalan countryside, Andreu, a child that belongs to the losing side, finds the corpses of a man and his son in the forest. The authorities want his father to be made responsible of the death...

[Rec] 2-2009 6.5

[Rec] 2-2009

The medical Dr. Owen leads a three-men SWAT team inside the sealed off building to get blood sample from the girl Medeiros to develop an antidote. They are attacked by the zombie-like creatures and Dr. Owen locks a zombi...

M-1931 8.3

M-1931

In Germany, Hans Beckert is an unknown killer of girls. He whistles Edvard Grieg's 'In The Hall of the Mountain King', from the 'Peer Gynt' Suite I Op. 46 while attracting the little girls for death. The police force pre...