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Summary: "On the mean streets on New York's Lower East Side, Drina hopes to save her brother from a life of crime. But notorious hoodlum Baby Face Martin has come back to his old haunts looking for trouble and threatening to drag the boy down with him. Drina turns to her childhood friend Dave for help. But can he stop Martin without becoming just like him?"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2014

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DEA

Summary: In New York City in the 1930s, a powerful crime family is caught in a lethal crossfire between union organizers and brutal corporate bosses.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Platinum Disc LLC 2005

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY FUN

Summary: An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife, who is trying to restart her life following her husband's murder, while being pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MAR

Summary: O2 is an ex-con who is trying to go straight. His life takes a deadly turn when his son gets kidnapped in a carjacking and held for ransom by a ruthless druglord. With a street-smart hustler as his partner and his shady cousin along for the ride, O2 races through the violent streets of Los Angeles in a desperate attempt to outsmart rival gangs and save his son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Features 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAI

Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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Summary: In this cool, seductive jewel of the Japanese New Wave, a yakuza, fresh out of prison, becomes entangled with a beautiful yet enigmatic gambling addict. What at first seems a redemptive relationship ends up leading him further down the criminal path. Bewitchingly shot and edited and laced with a fever-dream-like score.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN PAL

Summary: Strong violence, language and some sexual content/nudity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY KIL

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD KIL

Summary: Tae-Shik is an ex-special agent with a tragic past. He runs a small pawnshop, and So-Mi, the young girl who lives next door, is his only friend. When So-Mi's mother becomes involved in a major crime, mother and daughter are kidnapped. To save So-Mi, Tae-Shik makes a certain arrangement with the crime mob. With So-Mi missing, the police begin to chase Tae-Shik. With the police and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAN

Summary: When Terry Noonan returns to New York's Hell's Kitchen after a mysterious ten year absence, he immediately rejoins the Irish mob run by Frankie Flannery and soon finds himself torn between loyalty for his Irish cronies and loyalty to a secret that could bring them down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY STA

Summary: A robust collection of classic film noir (black film), a genre that became a cinematic staple for American audiences during the mid 1940s through the late 1950s

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DAR

Summary: "Whirlpool" (98 min.) : A woman secretly suffering from kleptomania is hypnotized in an effort to cure her condition. Soon afterwards, she is found at the scene of a murder with no memory of how she got there and seemingly no way to prove her innocence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Timeless Media Group 2012

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY FIL

Summary: A hired-gun seeks revenge from a client that betrayed him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY THI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD THI

Summary: Desire and a series of deadly double-crosses erupt between a married voyeuristic cop and a violent woman gangster.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: Bait: A tale of deception and seduction, directed by and starring Hugo Haas features three people searching for a lost gold mine: the dangerous Marko, young miner Ray and the comely Peggy. As Marko and Ray search for the mine, Peggy arrives, stirring Ray's passion and igniting Marko's suspicion. As months pass, the three find themselves closing in on the mine, but the tension between them is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY NOI

Summary: From out of the shadows comes this final collection of hard-to-find noir classics: The Crimson Kimono (1959); The Lineup (1958); The Shadow in the Window (1956); The Long Haul (1957); Pickup Alley (1957); The Tijuana Story (1957); She Played with Fire (1957); The Case Against Brooklyn (1958); and Man on a String (1960).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY NOI

Summary: Torn between the sinister yet seductive world of crime and the bonds of family loyalty, two brothers must risk their lives to make a stand in their brutal struggle for survival in the streets of New York.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY LIT

Summary: A hired killer in a state of virtual living death goes about his business in a muted Paris, a city of shadows, only to fatally admit emotion (the love of a woman) into his life. His actions are analogous to hara-kiri committed by the solitary samurai. Melville takes the mythology of the gangster and removes all overt social comment in favour of romantic stylisation. Melville commented that his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Filmel 2005

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Summary: The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces for a bungled robbery of the bank in Northfield, Minnesota.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Summary: A surreal farce about rival gypsy gangsters and clans living along a dilapidated stretch of the Danube, who get each other involved in train heists, arranged marriages, true love, and love of life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BLA

Summary: "Gripping saga of two rival moles--played by superstars Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Andy Lau Tak-wah--who navigate slippery moral choices as they move between the intersecting territories of Hong Kong's police force and its criminal underworld. Set during the uncertainty of the city-state's handover from Britain to China and steeped in Buddhist philosophy, these ingeniously crafted tales of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN INF

Summary: Ten years ago, the Kitagawa yakuza clan attacked the Muto yakuza clan at Muto₂s own home, only to have Muto's wife fight back. This left the Kitagawa clan in shambles, with their top hitman wounded and Muto's wife in prison. Despite the carnage, the fallout is when Muto's beloved daughter, Mitsuko, has her adorable toothpaste commercial taken off the air. Now, Muto has only one desire: to have...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WHY

Summary: Akemi is a dragon tattooed leader of the Tachibana Yakuza clan. In a duel with a rival gang, she slashes the eyes of an opponent and a black cat appears, to lap the blood from the gushing wound. The cat along with the eye-victim go on to pursue Akemi's gang in revenge, leaving a trail of dead Yakuza girls, their dragon tattoos skinned from their bodies. A bizarre blend of the female Yakuza film...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD + BLU-RAY FOREIGN BLI

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Summary: A Roaring Twenties gangster saga that only the Coen brothers could concoct, Miller's Crossing marries the hard-boiled sensibility of classic noir fiction with the filmmakers' trademark savory dialogue, colorful characters, and finely calibrated set pieces. Gabriel Byrne brings a wry gravitas to the role of Tom Reagan, the quick-thinking right-hand man to a powerful crime boss (Albert Finney),...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY MIL

Summary: "Corky (Gina Gershon), a tough ex-con and her lover Violet (Jennifer Tilly) concoct a scheme to steal $2 million of mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2012

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BOU

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