Murder on the Orient Express
Murder on the Orient Express: Famous detective Hercule Poirot is on the Orient Express, but the train is caught in the snow. When one of the passengers is discovered murdered, Poirot immediately starts investigating.
Murder She Said
Murder She Said: Old miss Marple is on a train ride when she witnesses a murder in a passing train. She reports it to the police but they wont believe her: since no body can be found there cant have been any murder, right? As always, she begins her own investigation. The murder was committed while passing Ackenthorpe Hall and miss Marple gets herself a job there, mixing cleaning and cooking while searching the house for clues.
Femme Fatale: A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.
The Trap: Two members of a show troupe are murdered, and Charlie Chan is called in to solve the case.
Scream: A psychopathic serial killer is stalking a group of teens just like in the movies!
Sherlock Holmes - Der Hund von Baskerville
Sherlock Holmes - Der Hund von Baskerville: The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural hound who roams the moors, waiting to attack the latest heir to the Baskerville estate.
Dracula: Dead and Loving It
Dracula: Dead and Loving It: Another spoof from the mind of Mel Brooks. This time hes out to poke fun at the Dracula myth. Basically...
Dracula: When a ship is wrecked off Whitby, the only survivor, Count Dracula, is discovered lying on the beach by the sickly young Mina...
Sherlock Holmes och terrorrösten
Sherlock Holmes och terrorrösten: When Nazi saboteurs jeeringly predicts to the nation of new depredations via their radio Voice of Terror, the Intellegence Inner Council summons Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone)to help in the crisis. Holmes and his companion, Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce), are visited the first night of their investigation;a man falls dying from a knife wound on their doorstep. His last word leads Holmes into the slums where he encounters Kitty (Evelyn Ankers), the sweetheart of the slain man.
Docks of New Orleans
Docks of New Orleans: The LaFontanne Chemical Company is shipping out a load of were not sure what, disguised as something entirely different. Mr. Pereaux and Mr. Grock dont want that shipment to ever arrive anywhere, and they and a man named Aquirre mean to stop it at any cost. The ships owner, Mr. Fontanne, smells a large rat and calls Chan in on the case, since the famous detective is in New Orleans because, well, because he felt like being in New Orleans, I guess. Chan gets what facts there are from LaFontanne, who is promply set upon by a gang who attempt to kidnap him, but fail. Mr. LaFontannes partners come up with some insurance; just by chance they tell him, a partnership agreement (why they would have been running a company all this time without one is another large mystery which will not be solved) that bestows upon the living partners the portion owned by a deceased partner. Then the guy who invented the formula for the poison gas that the company is making but who was, in his opinion, swindled out of his rights to make a profit from it, shows up and threatens LaFontanne with a gun. Well, he turns out to be a harmless crank. Or is he? Everyone seems suspect, clues are boundless but dont seem to fit into any particular pattern or too many patterns, take your pick. But Chan must solve the mystery before Monogram is depleted of out-of-date film stock. Can he?
Black Magic: Because Charlie Chan plans to return to Honolulu, he no longer needs the services of Birmingham, who gets a job as butler for William and Justine Bonner, two apparently phony psychics, who regularly host occult activities in their home. When Charlies pretty daughter Frances attends a seance out of curiosity, Mr. Bonner is shot, and she becomes an immediate suspect. Charlie postpones his trip home to help with the investigation, which is made problematic when no bullet can be found in the wound and a hypnotized Mrs. Bonner is compelled to commit suicide by jumping off the roof of a downtown building.
The Blood of My Brother A Story of Death in Iraq
The Blood of My Brother A Story of Death in Iraq: THE BLOOD OF MY BROTHER goes behind the scenes of one Iraqi familys struggle to survive amidst the carnage of the growing Shia insurgency. Nineteen-year-old Ibrahim dreams of revenge when his brother is shot and killed by an American patrol. With scenes of fighting and death on the streets of Baghdad, this is the closest most viewers will ever come to being in Iraq; kneeling in prayer amidst a thousand Muslim worshipers, feeling the roar of low-flying Apaches, riding atop a sixty-ton tank, driving with masked resistance fighters to attack American positions, fleeing the threat of an overwhelming response, the blood in the street, a tank on fire, or the cold, distant stare of a dead Iraqi fighter.
Kandahar: Nafas is a reporter who was born in Afghanistan, but fled with her family to Canada when she was a child. However, her sister wasnt so lucky; she lost her legs to a land mine while young, and when Nafas and her family left the country, her sister was accidentally left behind. Nafas receives a letter from her sister announcing that shes decided to commit suicide during the final eclipse before the dawn of the 21st century; desperate to spare her sisters life, Nafas makes haste to Afghanistan, where she joins a caravan of refugees who, for a variety of reasons, are returning to the war-torn nation. As Nafas searches for her sister, she soon gets a clear and disturbing portrait of the toll the Taliban regime has taken upon its people.
Secret Window: A writer is accused for plagiarism by a strange man, who then starts haunting him for justice.
Out of the Past
Out of the Past: Jeff Bailey, small-town gas pumper, has his mysterious past catch up with him one day when hes ordered to meet with gambler Whit Sterling. En route to the meeting, he tells girlfriend Ann his story. Flashback: Once, Jeff was a private eye hired by Sterling to find his mistress Kathie who shot Whit and absconded with $40,000. He traces her to Acapulco...where the delectable Kathie makes Jeff forget all about Sterling... Back in the present, Whits new job for Jeff is clearly a trap, but Jeffs precautions only leave him more tightly enmeshed...
The Stepfather: All about a family values man Jerry Blake who marries widows and divorcées with children in search of the perfect family...
The Grotesque: Sir Hugo is more interested in reconstructing dinosaur bones than in paying attention to his wife, Lady Harriet...
The House of Fear
The House of Fear: Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of deaths at a castle with each foretold by the delivery of orange pips to the victims.
Dracula: After Jonathan Harker attacks Dracula at his castle (apparently somewhere in Germany), the vampire travels to a nearby city...
Nosferatu: Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutters wife. Silent classic based on the story Dracula.
Drácula: At midnight on Walpurgis Night, an English clerk, Renfield, arrives at Count Draculas castle in the Carpathian Mountains. After signing papers to take over a ruined abbey near London, Dracula drives Renfield mad and commands obedience. Renfield escorts the boxed count on a death ship to London. From there, the Count is introduced into the society of his neighbor, Dr. Seward, who runs an asylum. Dracula makes short work of family friend, Lucia Weston, then begins his assault on Eva Seward, the doctors daughter. A visiting expert in the occult, Van Helsing, recognizes Dracula for who he is, and there begins a battle for Evas body and soul.
Bend It Like Beckham
Bend It Like Beckham: The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents traditionalism by running off to Germany with a football team (soccer in America).
Apocalypto: As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw, a young man captured for sacrifice, flees to avoid his fate.
Alexander: Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.
La morte ha sorriso allassassino
La morte ha sorriso allassassino: A man discovers an ancient Incan formula for raising the dead, and uses it for a series of revenge murders.
Visiting Hours: A crazed, women-hating killer (Ironside) rapes and brutalizes journalist Deborah Ballin (Grant). When he discovers that his attack didnt kill Deborah, he comes to the hospital to finish what he started.