Best Crime Movies of 1977
Assault in Paradise
A Native American travels around a resort town, murdering cops and rich people with a high-powered crossbow, while demanding that the town's richest residents pay him money to stop the killings.
The Police Tapes
A documentary about a police precinct in the South Bronx.
The Stick Up
Duke Turnbeau (David Soul) has come to England, in the 1930s, as a way to improve his fortunes. For some reason, he believes that his larcenous ways will bring him prosperity in the country which at one time or another has had rulership over a large portion of the globe. While there, he meets Rosie McCratchit (Pamela McMyler), a lovely Irish gal who could do with some improvement in her fortunes as well. Together, they have a series of legal, quasi-legal and definitely illegal adventures, including Duke's cow-roping and Rosie's response to the mud-wrestling challenge of the Amazon Lady, as well as an attempted armored-car robbery.
The Deadly Triangle
The Double Exposure of Holly
When a New York lawyer realizes that he is the latest in a long line of Holly's discarded lovers he decides to get even with her. In order to blackmail her, he gets a gangster to secretly film Holly with her new lover in their hotel room.
A private eye goes on the trail of the kidnappers of a rich man's daughter.
Tom Selleck is a member of the "Bunco" squad the squad in charge of nabbing con men, cheats, and swindlers. Most of their time is spent dealing with penny-ante street-corner crooks. But their investigations start to reveal a larger con game in progress.
The Abduction of Lorelei
A beautiful young woman is kidnapped by a gang of low-lifes who demand a $1-million ransom from her wealthy family. However, they can't resist ravishing the lovely Lorelei first.
This awesome and incredibly rare Turkish/Italian co-production, starts out as a Euro crime outing and quickly turns into a dark and sleazy House on the Edge of the Park type exploitation affair with the villain Ahmet (Piero Fabiani) taking a blind man, his daughter and niece hostage at their mansion and subjecting them to all kinds of mental, physical and sexual abuse. Turkish legend Tarik Akan plays Commissioner Murat who is out to catch Ahmet - even if it means dispensing with the rule book altogether!
The story of stolen gold that is hidden and all the back stabbing and double crosses various groups go through in trying to find it..