The country of Brazil is the real star in this Dutch-made drama (in Portuguese). It is based on a book by Odylo Costa-Filhos. When Joao (Joffre Soares), a much older man, marries a much younger woman (Ana Maria Miranda), he is asking for trouble if he cannot contain his jealousy. Soon after their marriage, they have a nasty argument. Leaving his wife, Joao goes off into the jungle in search of riches, and returns after four years. In this case, absence has not made the heart grow fonder.
A crime comedy directed by Gert Steinheimer.
An ex-con, his daughter and her two friends plan the elaborate heist of a nickel mine in Northern Ontario.
In Seattle during the 1980s "grunge rock" phase, an all-female band called The Doll Squad is finding it increasingly difficult to get work, and they are soon reduced to scavenging food from dumpsters outside of restaurants. Frustrated with their stalled career, they decide to sign with a shady local promoter, Bruno Multrock in hopes that he will be able to get them the exposure they need. What they don't know is that Bruno is actually a psychotic murderer who enjoying butchering people and keeps his brother's decapitated head with him so he can talk to it.
Bootlegger Ed Carson is sent to prison. His old gang turns from liquor (now legal) to kidnapping. When they nab the son and daughter-in-law of the judge who sent Carson to prison, he is paroled to help in the capture.
Liang Po Po: The Movie is a Singaporean film directed by Jack Neo in 1999. It stars the comedian director Jack Neo himself, who cross-dresses as the titular old lady, which in English is translated as "Granny Neo". Liang Po Po, a lovable 85 year old granny, decides to leave the Old Folks Home in search of a new life. Believing that she can still contribute to the good of the society, the determined old lady sets on a path where she soon realizes how her trusting and naïve nature can be used against her.
An American gangster of Swedish origins returns to his homeland to set up shop as a morality crusader, much in the manner of the later phenomenon of televangelists. While indulging in behind-the-scene shenanigans including rape and murder, the gangster (played by American Clu Gulagher) preaches to large audiences, using mass hypnotism and show-biz razzmatazz to get his message across. The film also features a brief performance by Per Oscarsson, following his highly publicized "retirement" from screen acting.
Wallingford is a con-man whose specialty is taking money from suckers. His partners are Schnozzle, a pickpocket and car thief; and Blackie, who has played the game for years.
During a journey of the "Ceder", the Captain, von Moltmann, disappears. It looks like an accident, but it could also have been murder. Attorney Dr. Burger and superintendent Störensen discover quickly that two of the crewmen hated the Captain: Chief officer Rohlfs suspects an affair between his fianceé Gerda and von Moltmann. Chief engineer Sparkuhl thinks the Captain has seduced his niece, who later committed suicide. The court decides that the Captain has gone overboard without anyone else's "help", but the rumors don't come to an end.
His father left him a girls name and disappeared from his life making it miserable. Everyone laughed when heard his name. Therefore Mariana promised himself never to let anyone abuse him. He ended up being a gangster, his principles kept him alive, but there comes a time when they put him in great danger.
Three stories of people driven to extremes as the reality of violence creeps into their lives.
A bank employee, Laura Tracey, places herself and her family in mortal danger after reporting irregularities in the firm's overseas accounts to the National Criminal Intelligence Service. She learns that the money belongs to South American drug cartels, and her family are immediately taken into the Witness Protection Program and relocated.