Brilliant British thriller with Michael caine at the top of his game
(1971) Starring:Ian Hendry, Michael Caine, John Osborne Director:Mike Hodges Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Acclaimed 1970s British thriller starring Michael Caine as a hardened gangster returning to his hometown in search of the truth behind his brother's death. Though originally from Newcastle, Jack Carter (Caine) has made his name in London as a tough enforcer for the crime boss, Gerald Fletcher (..read more »
This is what British cinema is all about! Proper gritty crime thriller
(1997) Starring:Ray Winstone, Lena Headey, Damon Albarn Director:Antonia Bird Certificate:
Thirty-five-year-old thief Ray (Robert Carlyle) has planned a payroll heist with his partner Dave (Ray Winstone) that will set them up for life. However, after executing the robbery with Stevie (Steven Waddington), Julian (Philip Davis) and Jason (Damon Albarn), cracks appear in the team over the ..read more »
Watched this recently and really enjoyed it, well acted, good storyline and had me wondering throughout. Fantastic film
(2008) Starring:Tammy Hui, Leah Cairns, Christopher Redman Director:Jon Avnet Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Crime thriller starring Al Pacino as Jack Gramm, a Seattle-based college professor who also works for the FBI as a forensic psychologist. Jack finds himself the target of an intended murder after giving evidence that led a jury to sentence serial killer Jon Forster (Neal McDonough) to Death Row. ..read more »
This is one of the most brutal shocking movies I've ever seen, not because of loads of blood and guts but it is gritty beyong belief and you just know sh*t like this really happens! I can't big this film up enough, had a real effect on me. If you haven't seen it, watch it!
(2008) Starring:Michael Fassbender, Kelly Reilly, Thomas Turgoose Director:James Watkins Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
British horror written and directed by James Watkins. Infant teacher Jenny (Kelly Reilly) escapes for a romantic weekend camping by a woodland lake with her boyfriend Steve (Michael Fassbender), who - unbeknownst to her - is planning to propose to her. But the couple's peace is shattered when a ..read more »
This, in my opinion, is the best crime thriller ever made. Incredible acting by Pacino and DeNiro with one of the best shoot-outs ever scened. Incredible movie, had me hooked from start to finish.
(1995) Starring:Ashley Judd, Al Pacino, Diane Venora Director:Michael Mann Certificate:
A successful career criminal considers getting out of the business after one last score, while an obsessive cop desperately tries to put him behind bars in this intelligent thriller written and directed by Michael Mann. Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) is a thief who specializes in big, risky jobs, ..read more »
Gripping, tense and thrilling. A low budget movie but really well made, had me gripped throughout and a really good ending.
(1997) Starring:M.C. Gainey, Kurt Russell, Jack Noseworthy Director:Jonathon Mostow Certificate:
Husband and wife Jeff (Kurt Russell) and Amy (Kathleen Quinlan) are driving from Boston to San Diego to make a fresh start when their car breaks down on a remote road. When truck driver 'Red' stops by he seems like a Godsend, offering to give Amy a lift to the nearest diner so that she can ..read more »
Violent, brutal, brilliantly made thriller based on the Rettingdon Range Rover murders in 1995 in Essex. Great true story with some really brutal scenes.
Rise of the Footsoldier
(2007) Starring:Ricci Harnett, Terry Stone, Billy Murray Director:Julian Gilbey Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Based on a true story, Rise of the Footsoldier follows notorious criminal Carlton Leach as he moves from leading a brutal group of football hooligans to becoming a member of one of East Londonís most notorious gangs. Brutal and bloody Leachís story perfectly captures three decades of east end life ..read more »
Superb acting by De Niro & Pesci in this classy movie about the mob running Vegas in the 70's.
(1995) Starring:Jayne Meadows, Jerry Vale, Steve Allen Director:Martin Scorsese Certificate:
The inner-workings of a corrupt Las Vegas casino are exposed in Martin Scorsese's story of crime and punishment. The film chronicles the lives and times of three characters: Ace Rothstein (Robert De Niro), a bookmaking wizard; Nicky Santoro (Joe Pesci), a Mafia underboss and longtime best friend to ..read more »
Brilliant performance as usual from Al Pacino, an excellent film.
Donnie Brasco(1997) Starring:Bruno Kirby, Al Pacino, Michael Madsen Director:Mike Newell Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
In the 1970s, FBI undecover agent Joe Pistone infiltrates the mob, leaving his family behind and assuming the false persona of the jewel man Donnie Brasco. His assignment: to become a trusted insider with the infamous Bonanno family by gaining the confidence of a low-level gangster. Lefty Ruggiero ..read more »
Cult classic, will always be remembered for the "stuck in the middle with you" scene!
(1991) Starring:Quentin Tarantin, Steve Buscemi, Harvey Keitel Director:Quentin Tarantino Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
In 1992, Reservoir Dogs transformed Quentin Tarantino practically overnight from an obscure, unproduced screenwriter and part-time actor to the most influential new filmmaker of the 1990s. The story looks at what happens before and after (but not during) a botched jewelry store robbery organized by ..read more »