4.9/10
60
4 user

Desperate Crimes (1993)

Il ritmo del silenzio (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 23 December 1992 (Italy)
Two rival families are warring for control of the local drug and prostitution trade. An innocent young woman is killed, leading her boyfriend into the seedy underworld seeking revenge.

Director:

Writers:

, (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A science fiction vampire movie. The Vampire is an emissary from an embattled world near destruction who teleports to Earth to see if they can live here. He finds that our blood is ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Traci Lords, Arthur Roberts, Lenny Juliano
Skinner (1993)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A decent-looking lad called Dennis Skinner rents an apartment in a couple's house, Kerry and Geoff. At night he roams the streets with a goodie-bag filled with knives looking for victims to... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Nagy
Stars: Ted Raimi, Ricki Lake, David Warshofsky
Laser Moon (1993)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  

A radio DJ helps two police detectives hunt down a serial killer who kills women using a surgical laser instrument during every full moon and whom makes taunting phone calls the radio station.

Director: Douglas K. Grimm
Stars: Traci Lords, Crystal Shaw Martell, Harrison Le Duke
Blood Money (1996)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Hardened criminal Lester is in prison for armed robbery and murder. When his request for parole is refused, he escapes and hatches a plan for revenge and make him rich. He leads two gang ... See full summary »

Director: John Shepphird
Stars: James Brolin, Billy Drago, Dean Tarrolly
Intent to Kill (Video 1992)
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A young policewoman relentlessly tries to bring down a ruthless drug kingpin whom plots his own agenda for his drug distribution empire.

Director: Charles T. Kanganis
Stars: Traci Lords, Angelo Tiffe, Scott Patterson
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Two idential twins, separated since infancy, meet after 30 years causing a series of mistaken identity and crisis for all involved.

Directors: Adam Rifkin, Scott Spiegel
Stars: Stephen Kearney, Amy Yasbeck, Robert Trebor
A Time to Die (1991)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A female photographer teams up with a policeman to try to bring down a corrupt police officer who framed her for drug possession and during her investigation, finds that not everything, or everyone, is what they appear to be.

Director: Charles T. Kanganis
Stars: Traci Lords, Jeff Conaway, Richard Roundtree
Fast Food (1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

What would happen if a sex drug ended up in the Secret Sauce of a new burger joint?

Director: Michael A. Simpson
Stars: Clark Brandon, Randal Patrick, Tracy Griffith
Extramarital (1998)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

An aspiring writer (Traci Lords) gets involved in the investigation of her best friend after she is killed during a torrid affair.

Director: Yael Russcol
Stars: Traci Lords, Jeff Fahey, Brian Bloom
D.R.E.A.M. Team (TV Movie 1999)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Three beautiful undercover agents pose as international models in order to stop the threat of anthrax terrorism from taking over the world.

Director: Dean Hamilton
Stars: Jeff Kaake, Angie Everhart, Traci Bingham
Novel Romance (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Max Normane is the kind of woman that some less creative individuals might refer to as a "Type A" personality. Her eye for the undiscovered literary gem is famous, and Max repreatedly ... See full summary »

Director: Emily Skopov
Stars: Traci Lords, Paul Johansson, Sherilyn Fenn
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Directors: Roger Duchowny, Joel Silberg
Stars: Traci Lords, John Vernon, Nick Cassavetes
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Bella Blu
...
Larry
Rena Niehaus ...
Ute
...
Laura
...
Nerescu
Elizabeth Kaitan ...
Jamie Lee
Nicoletta Boris ...
Positano
Randi Ingerman ...
Nina
...
Robert
Jho Jhenkins ...
Tyrone
Franco Pistoni ...
Scalia
Allan W. Pearce ...
Old Man
Pier Aldo Girotto ...
Reginald
Billy Oscar ...
Russ
Laura Piattella ...
Margo
Edit

Storyline

A young American businessman, named Larry, travels to Italy to visit his girlfriend Jamie Lee only to find her missing. In his attempts to find her, Larry realizes that she may have been murdered by one faction of two rival mafia families battling each other for Genoa's crime empire centering on a ruthless don, named Nerescu, whom controls the drug trade and is fighting Madame Positano whom controls the prostitutes. Larry soon gets caught in the middle of it all, unless a reluctant local hotel manager, named Ute, and a streetwalker named Bella Blu can come to his help. But who can be trusted? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Murder Is The Name Of The Game

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 December 1992 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Desperate Crimes  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Invasion of the Scream Queens (1992) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Two Hot Babes One Scorcher of a Movie
12 September 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Traci Lords (Cry Baby plus various adult movies) and Denise Crosby (Star Trek TNG) star in this highly sexually charged thriller. This is a tale of innocent people being caught up in a gang war between two rival mafia families.

Crosby wins on the acting front, and in the hottie department. She gets the majority of the highly charged erotic scenes. Though Lords certainly gives her a run for her money in the hot babe stakes.

It's a great sexy thriller that contains plenty of action, So all in all a perfect movie for the boys. The girlfriend didn't like it, so i watched it again without her 10 out of 10


1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Desperate Crimes (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?