The Crime Story Collection DVD
Starring Uma Thurman, Steve Buscemi, Paul Dillon, Paul Richards, Annabelle Gabrielli, Annabelle Gurwitch, David Brisbin, Shannen Doherty, Michel Francoeur, Jayne Heitmeyer, Sean Tucker, Charles Powell, Vittorio Rossi, Tony Calabretta, Joe Pesci, Karen Ludwig, Frank Vincent, Ed O'Ross, Ben Gazzara, Elizabeth Ashley, Michael Douglas, Karen Pearson, Larry Reynolds, Al Waxman, Alan McRae, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Gerrit Graham, Bernadette Birkett, Barry Corbin, Louis Giambalvo, Ronny Graham, Huntz Hall, Kim Basinger, Robert Culp, Stephen Macht, Nancy Marchand, John Rubinstein
Directed by Peter Ily Huemer
Collection of crime-themed feature films and made-for-TV movies.
In 'Kiss Daddy Goodnight' (1987) amoral thief Laura (Uma Thurman) adopts various disguises in order to fleece various middle-aged men out of their money.
She teams up with musician Sid (Paul Dillon), an old acquaintance, when she learns that her upstairs neighbour, William, is the perfect victim.
A poet, writer and connoisseur, William would seem ripe for the taking, except for the fact that Laura resembles his long-lost daughter, to whom he owes a murderous debt...
In 'View of Terror' (2003) a successful businesswoman becomes the target of a stalker.
Life is good for New York restaurant owner Celeste (Shannen Doherty).
With a successful business, a great love-life, and a new uptown apartment with panoramic views, things are certainly on the up.
But the good life turns sour when she becomes the victim of a stalker, responsible for sending her suspicious packages and making disturbing phone calls in the middle of the night.
As the nightmare continues, Celeste begins to suspect everyone - especially one of her neighbours across the street, whose window looks into hers. 'Ruby's Dream' (1982) stars Joe Pesci as Ruby Dennis, the small-time owner of a bowling alley and nightclub in a working-class area of New Jersey, who dreams of making it big in the glitzy world of Las Vegas.
In the pursuit of his dreams, however, he ends up losing a lot more than he gains, and comes to realise what is truly important in his life.
In 'Shattered Silence' (1972) a woman is tormented by mysterious phone calls.
When Helen Connelly (Elizabeth Ashley) starts receiving calls from her long-dead nephew, she's naturally a little on edge.
But when the people he criticises in the calls start dying in suspicious accidents, panic sets in, and fearing she's next on the supernatural hit-list, Helen seeks help from her ex-husband (Ben Gazzara). 'The Mogul' (1984) stars Danny DeVito as New York trucking owner Vic De Salvo.
Sure that he can do better than what's being served up on his local TV channel, Vic sends his ideas off to the station boss.
With his head already on the block, the outgoing station programmer decides to throw a spanner in the works by giving one of Vic's third-rate ideas the green light.
But when his new show becomes an overnight ratings success, Vic soon finds himself the saviour of a corrupt industry.
In 'Who Killed Joy Morgan?' (1981) police inspector Lou Corbin (Robert Culp) is assigned to investigate the brutal murder of a young woman, Joy Morgan (Ann Dusenberry).
Two high-profile doctors and their shared love interest, Laury Medford (Kim Basinger), become central to his investigation...
- Format: DVD
- Region: 2
- Certification: (15)
- EAN: 5050725203533
- Catalogue number: CFTDVD035
- Studio: Pegasus
- Release date: 21/03/2011
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: Colour