Best Crime Movies of 1928
In this silent film, a renegade police captain sets out to catch a sadistic mob boss.
After being released from jail, two con artists take their grift to a carnival.
A Perfect Gentleman
Monty Banks gets involved in tracking down a stolen fortune, his adventures culminating in a whirlwind, gag-filled climax at sea.
Let'er Go Gallegher
Young John Gallagher wants to be a newspaper reporter. One day he witnesses a murder committed by a mysterious man with only four fingers on one hand. He gives his account of the murder and a description of the killer to his hero, newsman Henry Callahan, resulting in his getting a job on the paper as an office boy. When circumstances arise that result in Callahan losing his job on the paper, he and Gallagher set out to discover the identity of the killer and help Callahan get his job back.
While the City Sleeps
A tough New York cop is determined to bring down a crook who has always managed to provide an alibi for the crimes he's been accused of, even though the detective knows he's guilty of committing them.
The Shield of Honor
Can Neil Hamilton, the first flying policeman on the force, save his dad from stop-at-nothing jewel thieves?
Alias Jimmy Valentine
An Incompetent insurance salesman sells a policy to Jesse James and has to protect his client until he can get it back.
Ladies of the Mob
A dead criminal's daughter falls in love with a small-time crook and tries to get him to reform before he winds up like her father.
The Big City
Paramount's first all-talking picture, Interference was dismally directed by Roy Pomeroy, whose lofty status as the studio's "technical wizard" did not necessarily qualify him to be a director. Evelyn Brent heads the cast as scheming Deborah Kane, who sets out to blackmail Faith Marley (Doris Kenyon), the above-reproach wife of Sir John Marlay.