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Dark Measures
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gritty independent film which follows the crime spree of a vicious pack of thugs. Molly's calm 9-5 life is turned upside down when the gang brutally attacks her. She survives a horrific ordeal only to find the thugs want her dead before she can bring the law down on them. Her only hope to protect herself is to trust the detectives working on the case, and stand her ground and the fight the murdering thieves.
Plot: rape victim, domestic violence, gang, kidnapping, criminal, violence, murder, revenge, police, death, father daughter relationship, blood
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City of God
Crime, Drama
Brazil, France
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 8.6
Goodfellas
Crime, Drama
USA
146 min.
 8.7
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