The asphalt jungle Video/Film , DVD in English
A heist is being set up to be pulled off by Doc, who has recruited a small gang to help him carry it out. Everything he could possibly think of was taken care of, down to the very last detail. It's the night of the heist and suddenly Doc's luck turns sour when betrayal strikes…
The big heat Video/Film , DVD in English
The big sleep Video/Film , DVD in English
L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich.
Body and soul Video/Film , DVD in English
Charley has become the middleweight champion of the world by winning a "fixed" fight. In his devious climb to the top, Charley has become hard and arrogant, and has estranged both his mother and the girl he loves.
Double indemnity Video/Film , DVD in English , Spanish
"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get…
Force of evil Video/Film , DVD in English
A racketeer's lawyer finds that his boss has found a way to bankrupt New York's numbers banks but gets wedged between the numbers racket and a new prosecutor's anti-crime campaign.
Gun crazy Video/Film , DVD in English
Classic film noir based on a short story by MacKinlay Kantor. A greedy sideshow sharp-shooter marries an ex-army man, then leads him down the road to crime for easy money.
In a lonely place Video/Film , DVD in English
A Hollywood screenwriter, questioned falsely for murder, is drawn to his neighbor when she confirms his alibi. However, his volatile nature eventually threatens to destroy their one last chance for real love.
The killers Video/Film , DVD in English
Melodramatic thriller based on the Hemingway story about two hit men who become curious about the life and death of the man they were hired to kill.
Laura Video/Film , DVD in English , Spanish
Detective Mark McPherson investigates the killing of Laura, found dead on her apartment floor before the movie starts. McPherson builds a mental picture of the dead girl from the suspects whom he interviews. He is helped by the striking painting of the late lamented Laura hanging…
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly Video/Film , DVD in English
A detective gives a ride to a half-naked girl, who is abruptly killed by thugs. Almost killed himself, the detective tries to solve the murder.
Odds against tomorrow Video/Film , DVD in English
One hundred and fifty thousand dollars, ready for the taking. It's too much to resist for Earl Slater, a bigoted ex-con slumming through life with a patronizing girlfriend, an obliging neighbor and zero expectations. He agrees to be part of a bank job planned by former cop Burke.…
Out of the past Video/Film , DVD in English
Former private detective Jeff Bailey is trying to lead a quiet life, but his past comes back to haunt him and he finds himself framed for murder.
Pickup on South Street Video/Film , DVD in English
Petty crook Skip McCoy has his eye set on the big score. When the three-time convict picks the pocketbook of unsuspecting Candy, he finds a haul bigger than he ever could have imagined: a strip of microfilm bearing confidential U.S. secrets. Tailed by the Feds and the unwitting…
Rififi Video/Film , DVD in French , English
Just out of prison, a master thief is persuaded to orchestrate the nearly impossible robbery of an upscale jewelry store.
Sunset Boulevard Video/Film , DVD in English , French
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter,…
Sweet smell of success Video/Film , DVD in English
Burt Lancaster stars as barbaric Broadway gossip columnist J. J. Hunsecker, and Tony Curtis is Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent he ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister.
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T-Men Video/Film , DVD in English
Details the adventures of treasury agents as they attempt to penetrate a counterfeiting ring whose leader has already killed one T-Man.
Touch of evil Video/Film , DVD in English
An elaborate mystery involving a corrupt police official in a squalid town on the Mexican border and a murder that ensnares a narcotics agent and his wife.
White heat Video/Film , DVD in English
In his last role as a heartless gangster, James Cagney embarks on the prison break of a lifetime in this chilling tale that features one of the most riveting finales in movie history.