Tag: partner

Out of the Past (1947) 8

Out of the Past (1947)

Jeff Bailey, small-town gas pumper, has his mysterious past catch up with him one day when he's ordered to meet with gambler Whit Sterling. En route to the meeting, he tells girlfriend Ann his story. Flashback: Once, Jef...

Tough Guys (1986) 6.3

Tough Guys (1986)

Harry and Archie are released from prison ready to collect their Social Security. How could they get into trouble at their age? Let's count the ways; A parole officer who is a famous criminal groupie, Dead end where peop...

An Eye for an Eye (1981) 5.6

An Eye for an Eye (1981)

Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexp...

Touching the Void (2003) 8

Touching the Void (2003)

In the mid-80's two young climbers attempted to reach the summit of Siula Grande in Peru; a feat that had previously been attempted but never achieved. With an extra man looking after base camp, Simon and Joe set off to ...

Nine Queens (2000) 7.9

Nine Queens (2000)

Early one morning, Marcos observes Juan successfully pulling off a bill-changing scam on a cashier, and then getting caught as he attempts to pull the same trick on the next shift. Marcos steps in, claiming to be a polic...

First Snow (2006) 6.2

First Snow (2006)

Wound tight and cocky, Jimmy Starks is a smooth-talking salesman certain he's on the verge of a big break. Even when his car stalls in the middle of nowhere, a roadside soothsayer assures him a windfall is on its way. Bu...

The Lady from Shanghai (1947) 7.6

The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Michael O'Hara, against his better judgement, hires on as a crew member of Arthur Bannister's yacht, sailing to San Francisco. They pick up Grisby, Bannister's law partner, en route. Bannister has a wife, Elsa, who seems...

“Good Girl’s Guide to Kinky Sex” (1997) 4.8

“Good Girl’s Guide to Kinky Sex” (1997)

Three self-confessed "good girls" and their partners, held back by a fear of being adventurous in the bedroom, get some creative advice from sex experts on how to spice up their love lives.::Mark_a_Wood ...

48 Hrs. (1982) 6.9

48 Hrs. (1982)

Oddball cop and tough guy, Jack Cates is the only survivor of a cop shooting and in hunting down the murderer collects Reggie Hammond from jail for 48 hours. Hammond is oddly motivated to help. The killer is searching fo...

Gung buk (1984) 6.9

Gung buk (1984)

Writer/director Danny Lee's police drama focuses on B (Lee), a cop who is partnered with a fellow rookie, while in search of a bank robber suspected of murder.::Frank Rizzo...

The Glimmer Man (1996) 5.4

The Glimmer Man (1996)

Jack Cole is a soft spoken, mystical, new age New York cop with a checkered past. He is transferred to Los Angeles to help Los Angeles cop Jim Campbell solve a series of brutal murders in which the victims are crucified....

Bait (1954) 6

Bait (1954)

Another in the long line of the Trials-and-Tribulations (compounded by Misery and Irony) offerings from Hugo Haas. This time out his character, Marko (Hugo Haas, is searching for a lost gold mine with his young partner R...

Hard Boiled-1992 7.8

Hard Boiled-1992

Mobsters are smuggling guns into Hong Kong. The police orchestrate a raid at a teahouse where an ace detective loses his partner. Meanwhile, the two main gun smugglers are having a war over territory, and a young new gun...

My Best Friend-2006 6.7

My Best Friend-2006

François is a middle-aged antique dealer. He has a stylish apartment and a fabulous life, but at a dinner with a group he considers his dearest acquaintances, he is blindsided by the revelation that none of them actually...

Glorifying the American Girl-1929 5.9

Glorifying the American Girl-1929

Gloria, Barabara and Buddy are working at the sheet music counter in a New York department store. On a trip of the whole store, Gloria, who's in love with Buddy, is spotted by vaudeville hoofer Miller, whom his partner M...

Lying Eyes-1996 5.7

Lying Eyes-1996

Derek Bradshaw, a 33-year-old lawyer, courts and wins Amy Miller, an 18-year-old high school cheerleader. The affair progresses until she learns that he is married and has a family. During this period, she has been recei...

Underwater!-1955 5.1

Underwater!-1955

Dominic Quesada and Johnny Gray, two SCUBA divers searching for sunken treasure off the coast of Cuba, think they've hit the jackpot when they find a 17th century ship on the sea floor. They need working capital however ...

Center Stage: On Pointe-2016 5.8

Center Stage: On Pointe-2016

In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top choreographers Charlie (Radetsky), Cooper (...

Dirty-2005 5.6

Dirty-2005

In a Los Angeles dominated by violent gangs and a corrupt LAPD Precinct, the dirty Officer Armando Sancho is haunted by his guilty since an innocent old man was accidentally killed in an operation with his also dirty par...

Rush Hour 2-2001 6.6

Rush Hour 2-2001

It's vacation time for Det. James Carter and he finds himself alongside Det. Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who m...

Cohen and Tate-1988 6.4

Cohen and Tate-1988

A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly irritated with his partner Tate, ...

The Protector-1985 5.7

The Protector-1985

Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped....

Heist-2001 6.5

Heist-2001

David Mamet takes this story of thieves along many twists and turns, some of which work and some of which don't. Gene Hackman plays the brilliant leader of a gang (Delroy Lindo, Ricky Jay & Rebecca Pigeon as Hackman's yo...

Alex Cross-2012 5.1

Alex Cross-2012

Dr. Alex Cross is on his last police duty to track down an assassin called Picasso, who's been torturing and killing rich businessmen in Detroit. Soon when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his mo...

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence-2004 7.5

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence-2004

Batô is a living cyborg. His whole body, even his arms and legs, are entirely man-made. What only remains are traces of his brain and the memories of a woman. In an era when the boundary between humans and machines has b...

Starsky & Hutch-2004 6.1

Starsky & Hutch-2004

Set in the 1970s in a metropolis called "Bay City," this is the tale of two police detective partners, Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson, and Dave Starsky, who always seem to get the toughest cases from their boss, Captain Dobey, r...

CHIPS-2017 6

CHIPS-2017

An FBI agent goes undercover in the California Highway Patrol as officer Frank "Ponch" Poncherello. Members of the CHP have been robbing cash delivery vehicles and his job is to uncover the perpetrators. At the CHP he is...

Freeheld-2015 6.6

Freeheld-2015

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.::Anonymous...

One Good Cop-1991 5.9

One Good Cop-1991

When NYPD detective Artie Lewis' colleague and friend is shot in a police operation, he and his wife Rita want to adopt his three little children. But they have to realize that their income doesn't suffice for the requir...

Appleseed Ex Machina-2007 7.1

Appleseed Ex Machina-2007

When a paramilitary task force called E.S.W.A.T. and its operations in the year 2133 Olympus, a futuristic utopia where humans, cyborgs, and bio-engineered human beings called "Bioroids" are attempting to live in perfect...

The Score-2001 6.8

The Score-2001

Three generations of method acting giants unite for this crime thriller written by Kario Salem and directed by Frank Oz. Robert De Niro stars as Nick Wells, an aging thief whose specialty is safe-cracking and who is on t...

Alien Nation-1988 6.3

Alien Nation-1988

A few years from now, Earth will have the first contact with an alien civilisation. These aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after years of quarantine but are victims of a new ty...

Nighthawks-1981 6.4

Nighthawks-1981

Deke DaSilva and Matthew Fox are two New York City cops who get transferred to an elite anti-terrorism squad. About this same time, an infamous international terrorist shows up in New York City looking to cause some chao...

Wicked City-1992 5.6

Wicked City-1992

Taki is assigned to go after Daishu, a businessman who is suspected by the police to be selling the drug "happiness", a drug from the Rapter's world that causes people to "evaporate" if they stop taking it. Actually it i...

Prince of the City-1981 7.5

Prince of the City-1981

New York City cop Daniel Ciello is involved in some questionable police practices. He is approached by internal affairs and in exchange for him potentially being let off the hook, he is instructed to begin to expose the ...

The Ballad of Cable Hogue-1970 7.2

The Ballad of Cable Hogue-1970

Double-crossed and left without water in the desert, Cable Hogue is saved when he finds a spring. It is in just the right spot for a much needed rest stop on the local stagecoach line, and Hogue uses this to his advantag...

Cop and a Half: New Recruit-2017 5.4

Cop and a Half: New Recruit-2017

A precocious kid and a police officer join forces to catch a criminal at large.::AnonymousB...

Exit Wounds-2001 5.6

Exit Wounds-2001

Orin Boyd (Seagal) is a Detroit cop who doesn't follow rules. After he saved the Vice President by violating every order he received he is transferred to one of the worst precincts in the city. There he quickly encounter...

Instructions Not Included-2013 7.5

Instructions Not Included-2013

Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy womanizer, until a former fling, a young American named Julie, leaves a baby on his doorstep and takes off without a trace. Leaving Mexico for Los Angeles to find the baby's mother...

Ace of Hearts-2008 5.6

Ace of Hearts-2008

Officer Daniel Harding is a distinguished member of the K-9 police unit. His partner and best friend is Ace, a police dog. When Ace is accused of mauling a suspect, an overzealous DA convinces police authorities that Ace...