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Cops vs. Thugs

Cops vs. Thugs

Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Year: 1976

In his 1975 masterpiece COPS VS. THUGS, director Kinji Fukasaku (BATTLE ROYALE) paints a dynamic portrait of flourishing corruption and unchecked greed using gritty 70s cop movie elan and true crime expose' detail. Brimming with irresistibly brutal vitality, COPS VS. THUGS demonstrates why Fukasaku counts filmmakers Takeshi Kitano, Quentin Tarantino and Takeshi Miike as devoted acolytes.

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The Comeback

The Comeback

Director: Pete Walker
Year: 1978

Pop star Jack Jones (best remembered for the theme from The Love Boat) plays a singer who is haunted by the death of his estranged wife, and led into a confrontation with the killer, in THE COMEBACK. A sleek and entertaining slasher film from director Pete Walker, it is a bloody illustration of the costs of fame.

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Nightmare City

Nightmare City

Director: Umberto Lenzi
Year: 1980

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Madness

Madness

Director: Fernando di Leo
Year: 1980

After brutally killing two farmers with a pitchfork, an escaped murderer Joe Brezy (Joe Dallesandro: Andy Warhol's superstar) makes a bee-line for the holiday cottage where five years earlier he stashed a substantial amount of ill-gotten loot.

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The Heirloom

The Heirloom

Director: Leste Chen
Year: 2006

Twenty years ago, an inexplicable unsolved mass suicide occurred in the millionaire Yang household. Only one heir secretly survived and years later he inherits the family mansion and returns there with his fiance. Mysterious and deadly events begin to take place, the demented legacy of the Yang family curse is reborn and history is soon poised to repeat itself.

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S.O.S. Iceberg

S.O.S. Iceberg

Director: Tay Garnett, Arnold Fanck
Year: 1933

In a departure from the trademark Alpine settings of Arnold Fanck's Bergfilme ("Mountain Films"), S.O.S. Iceberg takes place off the coast of Greenland, where an explorer, Karl Lorenz (Gustav Diessl), is stranded on a steadily-eroding iceberg. This DVD release contains both the German and English-language versions, which were filmed simultaneously.

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The President's Last Bang

The President's Last Bang

Director: Im Sangsoo
Year: 2005

Imaginatively recreating the 1979 assassination of South Korean President Park Chung-hee, writer-director Im Sang-soo dares to make complex, realistically neurotic characters out of the most polarizing figures in modern Korean political history.

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Schizo

Schizo

Director: Pete Walker
Year: 1976

In this classic '70s slasher film (British filmmaker Pete Walker's answer to Hitchcock's PSYCHO), Lynne Frederick stars as a beautiful ice skater who has witnessed the gruesome murder of her mother as a child. After she marries, her close friends start to get killed one by one, and she is brought closer to an inevitable confrontation with the murderer.

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Plot of Fear

Plot of Fear

Director: Paolo Cavara
Year: 1976

Reminiscent of EYES WIDE SHUT and told through ingenious flashbacks, PLOT OF FEAR tells the story of a decadent weekend party full of orgies and drugs on the outskirts of Milan. After two deaths occur Inspector Lomenzo (Michele Placido) interrogates one of the guests, a fashion model (Corninne Clery) who becomes his informant. Clery reveals that after a wildlife orgy one of the hosts tried to jokingly feed one of the prostitutes to a tiger but she got so frightened that she died of heart attack. In his attempt to find a connection between the victims a connection is established through what is soon to be the killers calling card.

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The Perfume of the Lady in Black

The Perfume of the Lady in Black

Director: Francesco Barilli
Year: 1974

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