Best Crime Movies of 1965
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. They become house guests of the old man and try and seduce the sons in an attempt to locate the money, not realizing that the old man has a few sinister intentions of his own.
That Darn Cat!
A young woman suspects foul play when her cat comes home wearing a wristwatch. Convincing the FBI, though, and catching the bad guys is tougher than she imagined.
A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Ten Little Indians
Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a remote mountain mansion. When the host doesn't show up, the guests start dying, one by one, in uniquely macabre Agatha Christie-style. It is based on Christie's best-selling novel with 100 million sales to date, making it the world's best-selling mystery ever, and one of the most-printed books of all time.
Once a Thief
Ex-convict Eddie and his wife, Kristine, attempt to build a new life for themselves and their daughter Kathy in San Francisco, but police officer Mike Vido is determined to send Eddie back to prison.
A Study in Terror
When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every apparently meaningless detail. He guesses right the victims must be street whores, and doesn't need long to work his way trough a pawn shop, an aristocratic family's stately home, a hospital and of course the potential suspects and (even unknowing) witnesses who are the cast of the gradually unraveled story of the murderer and his motive.
The Satan Bug
The Satan Bug (1965) is a science fiction film in which a US government germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the germs has been released and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, named The Satan Bug because all life can be killed off by it should it escape, may have been stolen.
A former comic is on the run from the mob.
The Face of Fu Manchu
Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility that fiendish Fu Manchu may not after all be dead, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A killer spray made from Tibetan berries seems to be involved and clues keep leading back to the Thames.
A biker gang, led by a Vietnam veteran, rapes a veterinarian's wife. When the man decides to seek revenge and hunt down the perpetrators himself, he ends up joining forces with a Cajun woman whose husband they killed.
The Alphabet Murders
The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.
An American wakes up in an English hospital unable to remember anything of his life before a recent car accident. With only a photograph torn from a newspaper to guide him, and an unknown benefactor, he attempts to unravel what looks increasingly like a bizarre murder.
The Big Job
A gang of hapless crooks, led by Sidney James, successfully perpetrate a robbery only to be caught after the fact. Fifteen years later they emerge from prison intent on retrieving their stolen loot - and discover a police station has been built over its hiding place.
Rotten to the Core
Rogues Jelly Knight, Scapa Flood, and Lennie the Dip leave prison expecting boss The Duke to have their stash ready to share out. Instead, Duke's girl Sara gives them the news Duke is dead and the money gone on nursing care. They soon discover that Duke is actually running Hope Springs Nature Clinic with the help of most of the local villains. Very strange - and the nearby army camp and Sara's encouragement of Lieutenant Vine would seem to be no coincidence either. Written by Jeremy Perkins
A couple of hit men (Henry Silva, Jack Klugman) set out to kill an old friend (Eddie Constantine).
Who Killed Teddy Bear?
A grim police detective embarks on a one-man crusade to track down a depraved sex maniac when a nightclub deejay receives a disturbing series of obscene phone calls. Finding himself getting far too close to the victim for comfort, the hard-boiled cop must track down the unbalanced pervert before he can carry out his sick threats...
Johnny Tyronne, action movie star and ladies man, is traveling through the Middle East on a goodwill tour to promote his latest movie, "Sands of the Desert". Once he arrives, however, he is kidnapped by a gang of assassins who were so impressed with his on-screen adventures that they want to hire him to carry out an assassination for them.
In this swinging romp through 1960s London, the frenzied manager of mod-rockers the Small Faces (made up of Steve Marriott, Kenney Jones, Ian McLagan and Ronnie Lane) gets into trouble when he agrees to use the band to smuggle diamonds out of the country. Songs include the Small Faces' "I've Got Mine," "It's Too Late," "Come On Children" and "Don't Stop What You're Doing" and The Chantelles' "I Think of You" and "Please Don't Kiss Me."
The Money Trap
A cop turns to crime to keep his spoiled sexy young wife happy. When the money starts coming in his partner was in on the action.
A series of murders involving a stripper are investigated by a hard-drinking reporter.
L'amour à la chaîne
Catherine Guérande (Valeria Ciangottini), a 19-year-old attractive Parisian girl, decides to become a prostitute after a messy love affair. She did not count on Pornotropos (Jean Yanne), a brutal racketeer who runs the profitable business of model agencies, cabarets, and camping sites, backed by Thanatos (Jean-Marie Fertey), his brother, who runs the mugging and murder side of their business. Pornotropos is not taking it well that a freelancer is around reducing his profits, and he sets his girls to harass and beat her up. Catherine does not take his mistreatment and moves to another brothel. But luck has it that an old man (Roger Karl) dies in her room, and that he was the owner of a marketing agency. Paul (Jacques Destoop), a young and handsome executive in his company, decides to investigate the shady causes of death of his late boss, and when Paul meets Catherine it's love at first sight.
Assassination in Rome
In this crime-thriller, Rome proves to be an unhappy destination for an American couple when the husband is kidnapped and his wife begins a desperate search for him.
TORTURED FEMALES is one of few surviving films distributed by super-cheap Mitam Productions, which was essentially like a west coast version of New York City's Distribpix.
The Return of Mr. Moto
Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.
Portrait in Terror
A plan to steal a valuable work of art leads to murder.
Murder in Mississippi
Three white kids travel down to Mississippi to help with voter registration. Murder, sex slavery and general unsavoriness follow.
Neutron Battles the Karate Assassins
Superhero wrestler Neutron battles a gang of robotic assassins who use their hands and feet as deadly weapons.
Scream of the Butterfly
A beautiful woman marries a rich man for his money, then embarks on an affair and plans to use her boyfriend to help murder her husband.
Psycho a Go-Go
Jewel thieves quickly dispose of the loot when the alarm is raised, then track down the family upon whose truck they threw them, meanly interrogating them in the hope of getting them back.
The Sin Syndicate
At a Senate crime hearing, four young girls testify as to how, shortly after their arrival in New York, they became "zero girls," also known as "party girls".
Nightmare in the Sun
A hitchhiker (John Derek) sleeps with a rancher's wife (Ursula Andress) and is hunted by the sheriff (Aldo Ray) for her murder.
A young Japanese girl arriving in New York City gets mixed up with mobsters and dope dealers.
He Who Rides a Tiger
Peter Rayston, has been in and out of prison most of his life. At 30, he is released for the eighth time, after serving a sentence for housebreaking. Immediately, he goes back to his old life, providing for his expensive tastes by executing a series of daring burglaries
Never Mention Murder
When a surgeon discovers that his wife has a lover he plans murder.
An adulterous couple turn to murder, only to discover that a petty crook and blackmailer has already had his eye upon them.
The Rule for a Vagabond
A brave warrior fights to restore peace to a town riddled by crime, one sword at a time, in this historical action saga.
The Murder Game
A woman abandons her husband, changes her name, and remarries again. Complications ensue.
Game for Three Losers
A politician is set up by his secretary and blackmailed by her brother.
The 1930s outlaw (Nick Adams) teams up with Pretty Boy Floyd (Robert Conrad), Baby Face Nelson (John Ashley) and Homer Van Meter.
Bad Girls Do Cry
A naive young girl goes to a model agency, where she is molested, shot up with drugs and forced to become a prostitute.
Lemon Grove Kids Meet the Monsters
The adventures of the Lemon Grove Kids in this Bowery Boys inspired kiddie film.
The invention everyone is after is definitely of the science fiction type. It's a special tie-clip that when used with a pair of infra-red contact lenses enables the user to see through walls! The guy that stole them from the professor is putting it to good use by wearing it while playing poker and cleaning up! He should think bigger. The first thing Roger does when he discovers this little novelty is use it to spy on his girlfriend getting dressed! That's more like it. This film really gets around. We travel from the Riviera to Geneva to Paris to Casablanca (the Casbah no less), and to Copenhagen. We even get a tour of the Tuborg brewery. There's a prolonged gun battle amongst the giant beer tanks. Talk about product placement!
The Hot Bed
A stripper finds herself in hot water when decides to fetch a package for his gangster beau that turns out to contain a million dollars worth of drugs.
A portrait of a pornographer on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
At the door of Al-Hadra prison, three musicians gather in front of the prison, waiting for their friend out of prison, (Amin) who is just heading to an abandoned house to meet his friend (Joseph) the gang leader, and asking him for his right to the crime for which he entered the prison, gives him ten thousand A pound of clothes that he stole from (Nadia), (Youssef) asks him to know the location of the money that (Nadia) stole, and to get closer to her. (Amin) goes with his music colleagues to (Nadia) and asks her to work with her.
A Tap on the Shoulder
Ken's Loach's first production for The Wednesday Play is a story of a group of criminals planning a robbery, with the unwitting aid of a wealthy, well-connected society acquaintance. But who is the greater villain?
El secreto del texano
Mexican feature film