Best Crime Movies of 1992
The ABC Murders
Poirot receives taunting letters from a serial killer who appears to choose his victims and crime scenes alphabetically.
We're Talkin' Serious Money
A couple of bumbling con men go on the lam when they can't repay a loan from the mob.
Fugitive Among Us
An increasingly obsessed detective chases an escaped rapist across the Southwest and enters into a complicated relationship with one of the victims.
Till Death Us Do Part
This is a true crime story based on the book of the same title by prosecuting attorney, Vincent Bugliosi. (Bugliosi is the L.A. prosecutor that put Charles Manson away.) On December 11, 1966, a murder occurs in a small neighborhood of El Sereno, CA. In the middle of the night, Henry Stockton is shot three times in the head and twice in the chest and then his house is set on fire. The murderer left no clues, baffling the police, until a year later when a young pregnant woman is found bludgeoned to death in a Jaguar. Strangely, these two murders are related. As the mystery unfolds a horrific tale of greed, lust and ambition are revealed.
A security officer tracks down the Gypsy girl who can identify an American diplomat's killer.
Back in the USSR
During Gorbachev's perestroika, a Chicago student, visits Moscow while the Soviet Union is changing from Communist to Wild West capitalist society. Purely by bad luck, he becomes a pawn in a dangerous cat and mouse game for a precious icon.
A stripper and her bodyguard become involved in a murder.
California teen Anita Minteer struggles in the face of an absentee mother, her mom's abusive boyfriend, Rooney, and a lack of respect from her classmates. This all changes when a pen-pal school project connects her with convict Howard. Anita secures Howard's parole and violently squares off against Rooney after he rapes her. Soon enough, the gun-crazy teen is on the run with Howard, with his parole officer in pursuit.
Roots of Evil
A serial killer is after hookers and strippers. A male detective and his female partner are assigned to stop him.
Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls
King Edward ask Sherlock Holmes to perform one more task before his retirement: to safeguard the Star of Africa on a trip to Cape Town. Soon the fabled jewel is stolen and several people end up being murdered.