Sign in. R min Action, Crime, Drama. A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family. R 96 min Crime, Drama. A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed. R 97 min Action, Crime, Drama.
The Departed Warner Bros. On the surface, the classic gangster film seems like little more than a glorification of violence, drug abuse, and morals gone astray. However, the greatest crime films cut to the heart of the American dream. Mobsters from the Italian mafia to the Japanese Yakuza turn to crime as a means of independence and fulfilling starry-eyed dreams of financial success.
Mafia films — a version of gangster films — are a subgenre of crime films dealing with organized crime , often specifically with the Mafia. Especially in early mob films, there is considerable overlap with film noir. Popular regional variations of the genre include Italian Poliziotteschi , Chinese Triad films , Japanese Yakuza films , and Indian Mumbai underworld films.
Horror movies with predominantly Black casts form a niche that has been under-exposed for decades. Still, quite a few have bucked the trend and provided quality entertainment for a wide audience. Here are twenty such films. Comedic icon Mantan Moreland, perhaps best known as sidekick Birmingham Brown in a series of Charlie Chan mysteries in the s, also starred in several all-black horror-comedies with his straight man, F.