Best Crime Movies of 2005
Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12
R. Kelly wakes up in a married woman’s bed, and the husband is on his way home, and they get caught, but the husband has secrets of his own, and it all kind of explodes from there, with more characters being introduced, and everyone is sleeping with everyone, and there are a billion secrets and twists and cliffhangers, and also it’s a musical where R. Kelly voices every character.
Marple: The Body in the Library
A young woman's corpse is dumped in the library of Gossington Hall, home of Jane Marple's friend Dolly Bantry and her husband Arthur. Pompous Chief Constable Melchett suspects a connection with Basil Blake, an arty young man who lives locally but Blake is dismissive when Melchett visits him. Then Superintendent Harper rings from the coastal town of Danemouth. Ruby Keane, a young girl employed as a dancer at the Majestic Hotel there, has gone missing, and her cousin Josie Turner identifies the corpse as Ruby's.
McBride: Murder Past Midnight
McBride is a former cop-turned-defense lawyer with a penchant for taking on "lost cause" cases. After serving as a juror on an attempted murder case, McBride reluctantly agrees to represent the defendant in her retrial. Assisted by the case's former public defender, Phil Newberry, and McBride's ex, Roberta, the three attempt to unravel the mystery of a tycoon nearly poisoned to death, and the many mysteries surrounding the case.
A Rape in a Small Town: The Florence Holway Story
On Easter Eve, 1991, the normalcy of 76-year-old Florence Holway's rural life came to a shocking, abrupt end when a 26-year-old intruder broke in to her home and brutally raped her. The horrifying attack marked the beginning of the New Hampshire artist and grandmother's 12-year struggle to bring her rapist to justice--and bring change to a flawed legal system.
Moonlight in Tokyo
Intellectually impaired he might be, Jun (Leon Lai) is only dumb but not silly. Abandoned by his family on a trip to Tokyo with only a few notes in his pocket, he thinks he has found his guardian angel when he bumps into a former classmate, Hoi (Chapman To). But Hoi is no angel at all. He is just a grifter on the run from yakuza loan sharks. When Yan (Yang Kuei-mei), the owner of an escort service, is convinced the ingenuous Jun will mark a perfect gigolo, Hoi decides to transform his pal into Tokyo's most sought-after Lothario in order to eke out a living and to pay his debts.
A NYC artist is witness to his best friend's murder - or was he? Due to a drug problem, he can't recall what happened. Now he is the prime suspect and desperately tries to remember before it's too late.
A Murder is Announced
The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are summoned by a newspaper notice to the house of Letitia Blacklock, anticipating a murder game. But things become too real when someone is shot dead.
A policewoman unwittingly puts her family in danger when she uncovers corruption in her department.
Bound by Lies
When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, so does the killer.
The Hot Spot
Robbyn and her luscious band of lascivious babes plan a big heist at a party hosted by Krunch, Robbyn's ex-boyfriend turned rap star who dumped her when he hit it big. TK and Benny, a couple of gatecrashers, are the unwitting foils; this dim-witted duo just wants Krunch to hear their demo, but they just might screw up Robbyn's carefully laid plans.