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Chi giace nella mia bara? DVD (1964)
Also known as: Dead Ringer DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director: Paul Henreid

Cast: Bette Davis, Karl Malden, Peter Lawford, Philip Carey, Jean Hagen, George Macready, Estelle Winwood, George Chandler, Mario Alcalde, Cyril Delevanti, Monika Henreid, Bert Remsen, Charles Watts, Ken Lynch

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: After the funeral of her brother-in-law, Edith Phillips learns that Margaret de Lorca, her rich twin sister, had tricked her way into marriage with the man she also loved. So she kills Margaret and assumes her identity and life-style. However, her life becomes complicated by her late sister's sleazy boyfriend, Tony Collins and Sgt. Jim Hobbson, a Los Angeles detective who loved the "dead" Edith.

Chi ucciderà Charley Varrick? DVD (1973)
Also known as: Charley Varrick DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director: Don Siegel

Cast: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr, Andrew Robinson, Sheree North, Norman Fell, Benson Fong, Woodrow Parfrey, William Schallert, Jacqueline Scott, Marjorie Bennett, Rudy Diaz, Colby Chester, Charlie Briggs, Priscilla Garcia

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Charley Varrick and his friends rob a small town bank. Expecting a small sum to divide amongst themselves, they are surprised to discover a very LARGE amount of money. Quickly figuring out that the money belongs to the MOB, they must now come up with a plan to throw the MOB off their trail.

Chiamata per il morto DVD (1966)
Also known as: The Deadly Affair DVD (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama

Director: Sidney Lumet

Cast: James Mason, Simone Signoret, Maximilian Schell, Harriet Andersson, Harry Andrews, Kenneth Haigh, Roy Kinnear, Max Adrian, Lynn Redgrave, Robert Flemyng, Leslie Sands, Corin Redgrave

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: After Charles Dobbs, a security officer, has a friendly chat with Samuel Fennan from the Foreign Office, the man commits suicide. An anonymous typed letter had been received accusing Fennan of being a Communist during his days at Oxford and their chat while walking in the park was quite amiable. Senior officials want the whole thing swept under the rug...

Chiamata urgente per il Dr. Gillespie DVD (1942)
Also known as: Calling Dr. Gillespie DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama

Director: Harold S. Bucquet

Cast: Lionel Barrymore, Philip Dorn, Donna Reed, Phil Brown, Nat Pendleton, Alma Kruger, Mary Nash, Walter Kingsford, Nell Craig, Ruth Tobey, Jonathan Hale, Charles Dingle, Marie Blake, Nana Bryant, Eddie Acuff

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Dr. Gillespie is contacted by his old friend Emma Hope, headmistress of a prestigious girls school. She's concerned about Roy Todwell, the young man one of her girls, Marcia Bradburn, has been seeing. Todwell has shown serious bouts of violence over the most minor event and working with a colleague, Dr. Gerniede, Gillespie concludes that the young man is suffering from serious mental illness...

La chiave del mistero DVD (1973)
Also known as: Key West DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama

Director: Philip Leacock

Cast: Stephen Boyd, Woody Strode, Tiffany Bolling, Simon Oakland, William Prince, Sheree North, Earl Hindman, Stephen Mendillo, Ford Rainey, Don Collier, Shug Fisher, Virginia Kiser, Tony Giorgio, Milton Selzer, Dick Sabol

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: A former CIA agent and his friend operate a boat service in Florida find themselves the target of an eccentric millionaire with a score to settle.

La chiave di vetro DVD (1942)
Also known as: The Glass Key DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Mystery, Film-Noir

Director: Stuart Heisler

Cast: Brian Donlevy, Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, Bonita Granville, Richard Denning, Joseph Calleia, William Bendix, Frances Gifford, Donald MacBride, Margaret Hayes, Moroni Olsen, Eddie Marr, Arthur Loft, George Meader, Tom Dugan

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: During the campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associating to the respectable reformist politician Ralph Henry. When Ralph's son, Taylor Henry, a gambler and the lover of Paul's sister Opal, is murdered...

Chicago bolgia infernale DVD (1949)
Also known as: Undertow DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime, Film-Noir

Director: William Castle

Cast: Scott Brady, John Russell, Dorothy Hart, Peggy Dow, Bruce Bennett, Gregg Martell, Robert Anderson, Dan Ferniel, Rock Hudson, Charles Sherlock

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: After being released from prison, an ex-convict is framed for a murder. The man sets out to find the real killers before the police blame the crime on him.

Chinatown DVD (1974)
Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish, Cantonese

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery

Director: Roman Polanski

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez, John Hillerman, Darrell Zwerling, Diane Ladd, Roy Jenson, Roman Polanski, Richard Bakalyan, Joe Mantell, Bruce Glover, Nandu Hinds, James O'Rear, James Hong

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: JJ 'Jake' Gittes is a private detective who seems to specialize in matrimonial cases. He is hired by Evelyn Mulwray when she suspects her husband Hollis, builder of the city's water supply system, of having an affair...

Ci rivedremo all'inferno DVD (1976)
Also known as: Shout at the Devil DVD (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Drama, Adventure, War

Director: Peter R. Hunt

Cast: Lee Marvin, Roger Moore, Barbara Parkins, Ian Holm, Reinhard Kolldehoff, Gernot Endemann, Karl Michael Vogler, Horst Janson, Gerard Paquis, Maurice Denham, Jean Kent, Heather Wright, George Coulouris, Renu Setna, Murray Melvin

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: During World War One an English poacher, an American adventurer and the latter's attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battle-cruiser which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off Zanzibar.

C.I.A. Criminal International Agency sezione sterminio DVD (1975)
Also known as: Permission to Kill DVD (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama

Director: Cyril Frankel

Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Ava Gardner, Bekim Fehmiu, Timothy Dalton, Nicole Calfan, Frederic Forrest, Klaus Wildbolz, Anthony Dutton, Peggy Sinclair, Dennis Blanch, John Levene, Alf Joint, Vladimir Popovic, Ratislav Plamenac, Oliver Schott

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: When the exiled leader of a free party decides to return to his own country and attempt to remove the dictator currently in place there, several western governments are determined to stop him. A group is assembled, consisting of old friends, former lovers and hired assassins in order to dissuade him from returning...

Cielo di piombo ispettore Callaghan DVD (1976)
Also known as: The Enforcer DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Crime

Director: James Fargo

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino, Bradford Dillman, John Mitchum, DeVeren Bookwalter, John Crawford, Samantha Doane, Robert F. Hoy, Jocelyn Jones, M.G. Kelly, Nick Pellegrino, Albert Popwell, Rudy Ramos, Bill Ackridge

Medium: DVD R/RW


Il cinico l'infame il violento DVD (1977)
Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Crime

Director: Umberto Lenzi

Cast: Maurizio Merli, John Saxon, Tomas Milian, Renzo Palmer, Gabriella Lepori, Claudio Undari, Bruno Corazzari, Marco Guglielmi, Gabriella Giorgelli, Guido Alberti, Aldo Massasso, Brigitte Petronio, Gianni Musy, Gianfilippo Carcano, Dante Cleri

Medium: DVD R/RW

Cinque donne disperate DVD (1971)
Also known as: Five desperate women DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama

Director: Ted Post

Cast: Robert Conrad, Anjanette Comer, Bradford Dillman, Joan Hackett, Denise Nicholas, Stefanie Powers, Julie Sommars, Connie Sawyer, Beatrice Manley

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When one of the women is found dead, the others begin to fear the captain, who's been acting strangely. Wylie and the captain argue over the identity of the murderer, each accusing the other, and a fight erupts. Alarmed, the women attempt to leave the island, but the boat -- their only means of escape -- explodes and sinks before they can board it. Then Wylie comes to their aid, claiming to have killed the boat captain in self-defense and telling the women they're safe. But are they?

Cinque ore disperate DVD (1958)
Also known as: Hell's Five Hours DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director: Jack L. Copeland

Cast: Stephen McNally, Coleen Gray, Vic Morrow, Maurice Manson, Robert Foulk, Dan Sheridan, Will J. White, Robert Christopher, Charles J. Conrad, Ray Ferrell

Medium: DVD R/RW

I cinque segreti del deserto DVD (1943)
Also known as: Five Graves to Cairo DVD (original title)

Country: USA,

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, War

Director: Billy Wilder

Cast: Franchot Tone (as Cpl. John J. Bramble / Paul Davos), Anne Baxter (as Mouche), Akim Tamiroff (as Farid), Erich von Stroheim (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel), Peter van Eyck (as Lt. Schwegler), Fortunio Bonanova (as Gen. Sebastiano), Philip Ahlm (as Second Soldier , uncredited), Kenneth Anspach (as German Soldier , uncredited), Roger Creed (as Fourth Soldier , uncredited), Leslie Denison (as British Captain , uncredited), John Erickson (as First Soldier , uncredited), Bud Geary (as English Tank Commander , uncredited), Frederick Giermann (as German Sergeant , uncredited), Art Gilmore (voice of Trailer Narrator , uncredited), Clyde Jackman (as Rommel's Orderly , uncredited), Ian Keith (as Capt. St. Bride , uncredited), Miles Mander (as Colonel Fitzhume , uncredited), Hans Moebus (as Third Soldier , uncredited), Bill Mussetter (as Schwegler, Body Guard , uncredited), Fred Nurney (as Maj. Lamprecht , uncredited), Peter F.U. Pohlney (as German Soldier , uncredited), Otto Reichow (as German Engineer , uncredited), John Royce (as German Technician , uncredited), Konstantin Shayne (as Maj. Von Buelow , uncredited), Sam Waagenaar (as Rommel's Orderly , uncredited)

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: June, 1942. The British Army, retreating ahead of victorious Rommel, leaves a lone survivor on the Egyptian border--Corporal John Bramble, who finds refuge at a remote desert hotel...soon to be German HQ. To survive, Bramble assumes an identity which proves perilous. The new guest of honor is none other than Rommel, hinting of his secret strategy, code-named 'five graves.' And the fate of the British in Egypt depends on whether a humble corporal can penetrate the secret...

Circolo vizioso DVD (1969)
Also known as: Crossplot DVD (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller

Director: Alvin Rakoff

Cast: Roger Moore, Martha Hyer, Alexis Kanner, Claudie Lange, Derek Francis, Ursula Howells, Bernard Lee, Francis Matthews, Dudley Sutton, Mona Bruce, Veronica Carlson, Michael Culver, Gabrielle Drake, Tim Preece, Norman Eshley

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers.

La città che non dorme DVD (1953)
Also known as: City That Never Sleeps DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime, Film-Noir

Director: John H. Auer

Cast: Gig Young, Mala Powers, William Talman, Edward Arnold, Chill Wills, Marie Windsor, Paula Raymond, Otto Hulett, Wally Cassell, Ron Hagerthy, James Andelin, Tom Poston, Bunny Kacher, Philip L. Boddy, Thomas Jones

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Chicago cop Johnny Kelly, dissatisfied with his job and marriage, would like to run away with his stripper girlfriend Angel Face, but keeps getting cold feet. During one crowded night, Angel Face decides she's had enough vacillation, and crooked lawyer Biddel has an illegal mission for Johnny that could put him in a financial position to act. But other, conflicting schemes are also in progress...

La città del piacere DVD (1952)
Also known as: The Las Vegas Story DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Film-Noir

Director: Robert Stevenson

Cast: Jane Russell, Victor Mature, Vincent Price, Hoagy Carmichael, Brad Dexter, Gordon Oliver, Jay C. Flippen, Will Wright, Bill Welsh, Ray Montgomery, Colleen Miller, Robert J. Wilke

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Investment broker Lloyd Rollins, insisting to his wife Linda that they stop at Las Vegas on their trip from Boston, begins to gamble heavily. Linda visits the Last Chance, a casino where she used to sing, and where she meets police lieutenant Dave Andrews, with whom she had a brief affair some years earlier...

La città del terrore DVD (1950)
Also known as: The Killer That Stalked New York DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Film-Noir

Director: Earl McEvoy

Cast: Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin, William Bishop, Dorothy Malone, Lola Albright, Barry Kelley, Carl Benton Reid, Ludwig Donath, Art Smith, Whit Bissell, Roy Roberts, Connie Gilchrist, Dan Riss, Harry Shannon

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Sheila Bennett returns to New York from Cuba, carrying $40,000 worth of smuggled diamonds...and smallpox, which could start a devastating epidemic in the unprotected city. Treasury agent Johnson loses her but keeps doggedly on the trail; while Public Health doctor Wood searches in vain for the unknown person spreading the deadly disease far and wide. Meanwhile, the increasingly ill Sheila is only concerned with her faithless husband Matt, who plans to abscond with the diamonds...

La città del vizio DVD (1955)
Also known as: The Phenix City Story DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, History, Film-Noir

Director: Phil Karlson

Cast: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant, Edward Andrews, Lenka Peterson, Biff McGuire, Truman Smith, Jean Carson, Kathy Marlowe, John Larch, Allen Nourse, James Edwards, Helen Martin, Otto Hulett, George Mitchell

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: An Alabama town is run by a crime syndicate that's grown fat on prostitution and crooked gambling, directed at soldiers from Fort Benning across the river. Lawyer John Patterson, back from the army, is triggered by what he sees to join the reformers with a plan: to run his father Albert for state attorney general. The syndicate responds with escalating violence: is no one safe?

La città è salva DVD (1951)
Also known as: The Enforcer DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Film-Noir

Director: Bretaigne Windust

Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Zero Mostel, Ted de Corsia, Everett Sloane, Roy Roberts, Michael Tolan, King Donovan, Bob Steele, Adelaide Klein, Don Beddoe, Tito Vuolo, John Kellogg, Jack Lambert

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: After years of pursuit, Assistant D.A. Martin Ferguson has a good case against Murder, Inc. boss Albert Mendoza. Mendoza is in jail and his lieutenant Joseph Rico is going to testify. But Rico falls to his death and Ferguson must work through the night going over everything to build the case anew.

La città nella paura DVD (1959)
Also known as: City of Fear DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Crime

Director: Irving Lerner

Cast: Vince Edwards, Lyle Talbot, John Archer, Steven Ritch, Patricia Blair, Kelly Thordsen, Joseph Mell, Sherwood Price, Kathie Browne

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: An escaped convict headed to Los Angeles has gotten hold of a substance known as *Cobalt-60*, a radioactive powder that is explosive enough to blow the city off the map. What he doesn't know is that exposure to the element is slowly killing him, and the authorities must find him and the *Cobalt-60* before that happens.

La città nera DVD (1950)
Also known as: Dark City DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Mystery, Film-Noir

Director: William Dieterle

Cast: Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Viveca Lindfors, Dean Jagger, Don DeFore, Jack Webb, Ed Begley, Harry Morgan, Walter Sande, Mark Keuning, Mike Mazurki

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.

La città nuda DVD (1948)
Also known as: The Naked City DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery, Film-Noir

Director: Jules Dassin

Cast: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor, Frank Conroy, Ted de Corsia, House Jameson, Anne Sargent, Adelaide Klein, Grover Burgess, Tom Pedi, Enid Markey, Mark Hellinger (voice)

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Amid a semi-documentary portrait of New York and its people, Jean Dexter, an attractive blonde model, is murdered in her apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty characters who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie. The climax is a very rapid manhunt sequence. Filmed entirely on location in New York City.

La città prigioniera DVD (1952)
Also known as: The Captive City DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Film-Noir

Director: Robert Wise

Cast: John Forsythe, Joan Camden, Harold J. Kennedy, Marjorie Crossland, Victor Sutherland, Ray Teal, Martin Milner, Geraldine Hall, Hal K. Dawson, Ian Wolfe, Gladys Hurlbut, Jess Kirkpatrick, Paul Newlan, Frances Morris, Paul Brinegar

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: A small town newspaperman's investigation into a local bookie operation turns up a web of organized crime.

La città spenta DVD (1954)
Also known as: Crime Wave DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Film-Noir

Director: André De Toth

Cast: Sterling Hayden, Gene Nelson, Phyllis Kirk, Ted de Corsia, Charles Bronson, Jay Novello, Nedrick Young, James Bell, Dub Taylor, Gayle Kellogg, Mack Chandler

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Three San Quentin escapees (Penny, Hastings and Morgan) kill a cop in a gas-station holdup. Wounded, Morgan flees through black-shadowed streets to the handiest refuge: with former cellmate Steve Lacey, who's paroled, with a new life and lovely wife, and can't afford to be caught associating with old cronies. But homicide detective Sims wants to use Steve to help him catch Penny and Hastings, who in turn extort his help in a bank job. Is there no way out for Steve?

Il cittadino si ribella DVD (1974)
Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Crime

Director: Enzo G. Castellari

Cast: Franco Nero, Giancarlo Prete, Barbara Bach, Renzo Palmer, Nazzareno Zamperla, Massimo Vanni, Romano Puppo, Renata Zamengo, Franco Borelli, Mauro Vestri, Luigi Antonio Guerra, Adriana Facchetti

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side.

Il clan degli uomini violenti DVD (1970)
Also known as: La Horse DVD (original title)

Country: France

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Crime

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre

Cast: Jean Gabin, Danièle Ajoret, Michel Barbey, Christian Barbier, Pierre Dux, Armando Francioli, Julien Guiomar, Eléonore Hirt, Reinhard Kolldehoff, Félix Marten, Orlane Paquin, Marc Porel, André Weber, Henri Attal, Astrid Frank

Medium: DVD R/RW

Il club degli assassini DVD (1967)
Also known as: Der Mörderclub von Brooklyn (original title)

Country: West Germany

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Crime

Director: Werner Jacobs

Cast: George Nader, Heinz Weiss, Helmut Förnbacher, Karel Stepanek, Helga Anders, Helmut Kircher, Heinz Reincke, Helmuth Rudolph, Dagmar Lassander, Wolfgang Weiser, Slobodan Dimitrijevic, Franziska Bronnen, Wolfgang Spier, Paul Muller, Rudi Schmitt

Medium: DVD R/RW

Il club dei 39 DVD (1935)
Also known as: The 39 Steps DVD (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Crime, Mystery

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Cast: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle, Peggy Ashcroft, John Laurie, Helen Haye, Frank Cellier, Wylie Watson, Gus McNaughton, Jerry Verno, Peggy Simpson

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Richard Hannay is a Canadian visitor to London. At the end of "Mr Memory"'s show in a music hall, he meets Annabella Smith who is running away from secret agents. He accepts to hide her in his flat, but in the night she is murdered. Fearing he could be accused on the girl's murder, Hannay goes on the run to break the spy ring.

Club del crimine DVD (1975)
Also known as: Crime club DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director: Jeannot Szwarc

Cast: Eugene Roche, Robert Lansing, Barbara Rhoades, Michael Cristofer, David Clennon, Martine Beswick, M. Emmet Walsh, Kathleen Beller, Carl Gottlieb, Scott Thomas, Biff McGuire, Jenifer Shaw, Regis Cordic, Rosanna Huffman, Dolores Quinton

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: An attorney, an investigative reporter and the head of a crime prevetion organization set out to find out who is behind a series of ice-pick murders.

Cocktail per un cadavere DVD (1948)
Also known as: Rope DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Crime, Romance, Mystery

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Cast: James Stewart, Joan Chandler, John Dall, Farley Granger, Cedric Hardwicke, Constance Collier, Douglas Dick, Edith Evanson, Dick Hogan

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Brandon and Philip are two young men who share a New York apartment. They consider themselves intellectually superior to their friend David Kentley and as a consequence decide to murder him. Together they strangle David with a rope and placing the body in an old chest, they proceed to hold a small party. The guests include David's father, his fiancée Janet and their old schoolteacher Rupert from whom they mistakenly took their ideas. As Brandon becomes increasingly more daring, Rupert begins to suspect.

Codice 215: Valparaiso non risponde DVD (1976)
Also known as: Il pleut sur Santiago DVD (original title)

Country: France

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama

Director: Helvio Soto

Cast: John Abbey, Bibi Andersson, Nicole Calfan, Riccardo Cucciolla, Vera Dikova, André Dussollier, Bernard Fresson, Maurice Garrel, Annie Girardot, Patricia Guzmán, Serge Marquand, Olivier Mathot, Henri Poirier, Laurent Terzieff, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Medium: DVD R/RW

Il collezionista DVD (1965)
Also known as: The Collector DVD (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama

Director: William Wyler

Cast: Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar, Mona Washbourne, Maurice Dallimore

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Freddie, a socially withdrawn bank clerk and butterfly collector, decides to expand to collecting human specimens. That's where art student Miranda Grey comes in. Miranda matches wits with Freddie the icy psychopath.

Il colore della morte DVD (1969)
Also known as: Color Me Dead DVD (original title)

Country: Australia

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Drama

Director: Eddie Davis

Cast: Tom Tryon, Carolyn Jones, Rick Jason, Pat Connolly, Tony Ward, Penny Sugg, Reginald Gilliam, Margot Reid, Peter Sumner, Michael Laurence, Sandy Harbutt

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: A man discovers that he has been deliberately poisoned and hasn't long to live. In the short time he has left, he determines to find out who poisoned him and why.

Il colosso d'argilla DVD (1956)
Also known as: The Harder They Fall DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Sport, Film-Noir

Director: Mark Robson

Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane, Max Baer, Jersey Joe Walcott, Edward Andrews, Harold J. Stone, Carlos Montalbán, Nehemiah Persoff, Felice Orlandi, Herbie Faye, Rusty Lane, Jack Albertson

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: After 17 years as a recognized and respected sports journalist in New York City, Eddie Willis finds himself out of a job when his newspaper folds. He's approached by a major fight promoter, Nick Benko, to act as a public relations man for his new heavyweight fighter Toro Moreno. Eddie knows the how the fight game works and after watching Toro in the ring, realizes Toro is nothing but a stiff who has no hope of succeeding...

Il colpevole è tra noi DVD (1954)
Also known as: Shield for Murder DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Film-Noir

Director: Howard W. Koch

Cast: Edmond O'Brien, Marla English, John Agar, Emile Meyer, Carolyn Jones, Claude Akins, Lawrence Ryle, Herbert Butterfield, Hugh Sanders, William Schallert

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: A vicious cop kills a bookie's runner and steals $25,000 from the corpse. He then frames everyone in sight in order to keep to the money to buy a model home for his would-be lounge singer girlfriend.

Colpisci ancora Joe DVD (1975)
Also known as: Mr. Ricco DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director: Paul Bogart

Cast: Dean Martin, Eugene Roche, Thalmus Rasulala, Denise Nicholas, Cindy Williams, Geraldine Brooks, Philip Michael Thomas, George Tyne, Robert Sampson, Michael Gregory, Joseph Hacker, Frank Puglia, Ella Edwards, Rose Gregorio, Nicky Blair

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: A San Francisco attorney (Dean Martin) is hired to defend a black militant accused of murder.

Colpiscono senza pietà DVD (1972)  
Also known as: Pulp DVD (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director: Mike Hodges

Cast: Michael Caine, Mickey Rooney, Lionel Stander, Lizabeth Scott, Nadia Cassini, Dennis Price, Al Lettieri, Leopoldo Trieste, Amerigo Tot, Robert Sacchi, Giulio Donnini, Joe Zammit Cordina, Luciano Pigozzi, Maria Cumani Quasimodo, Liù Bosisio

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Michael King is a seedy writer of sleazy pulp genre novels under a half dozen sensational pseudonyms whose ambition is to dictate 10,000 words per minute to stenographers a la Earle Stanley Gardner. He's recruited by the agent of Preston Gilbert, a quirky ex-Hollywood star currently living reclusively in exile in Malta, to help him...

Un colpo all'italiana DVD (1969)  
Also known as: The Italian Job DVD (original title)

Country: UK

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Comedy, Crime

Director: Peter Collinson

Cast: Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone, Tony Beckley, Rossano Brazzi, Margaret Blye, Irene Handl, John Le Mesurier, Fred Emney, John Clive, Graham Payn, Michael Standing, Stanley Caine, Barry Cox

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Charlies' got a 'Job' to do. Having just left prison he finds one of friends has attempted a high risk job in Italy, right under the nose of the Mafia. Charlies friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over the 'Job'. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of jaguars and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal the Gold and escape.

Colpo alla nuca DVD (1960)  
Also known as: Marche ou crève DVD (original title)

Country: France

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Thriller

Director: Georges Lautner

Cast: Juliette Mayniel, Bernard Blier, Jacques Chabassol, Henri Cogan, Marcel Berteau, Roger Dutoit, Michel Nastorg, Monique Delannoy, Guy Dakar, Jacques Philippet, Kim, Jean-Daniel Ehrmann, Daniel Sorano, Jacques Riberolles, Gisèle Sandré

Medium: DVD R/RW

IL colpo della metropolitana DVD (1974)
Also known as: The Taking of Pelham One Two Three DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director: Joseph Sargent

Cast: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo, Earl Hindman, James Broderick, Dick O'Neill, Lee Wallace, Tom Pedi, Beatrice Winde, Jerry Stiller, Nathan George, Rudy Bond, Kenneth McMillan, Doris Roberts

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Four armed men hijack a New York City subway train and demand 1 million dollars - which must be delivered in 1 hour - for the train and the lives of the passengers held hostage. Lt. Zachary Garber of the New York City Transit Police must contend with City Hall red tape, the unrelenting demands of the hijackers, and the ever-ticking clock in his efforts to save the passengers and bring the hijackers to justice.

Colpo proibito DVD (1956)  
Also known as: The Come On DVD (original title)

Country: USA

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Film-Noir

Director: Russell Birdwell

Cast: Anne Baxter, Sterling Hayden, John Hoyt, Jesse White, Wally Cassell, Alex Gerry, Paul Picerni, Theodore Newton, Karolee Kelly, Tyler McVey, Lee Turnbull

Medium: DVD R/RW

Plot: Unscrupulous con woman gets involved in murder.

Colpo rovente DVD (1970)
Country: Italy

Spoken Languages: Italian

Genre(s): Thriller

Director: Piero Zuffi

Cast: Michael Reardon, Barbara Bouchet, Carmelo Bene, Susanna Martinková, David Groh, Giuseppe Addobbati, Vittorio Duse, Benny Stevens, Isa Miranda, Eduardo Ciannelli, Ugo Fangareggi, John Frederick, Nello Pazzafini, Tony Brandt, Emilio Delle Piane

Medium: DVD R/RW
 

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