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    Clear Cut Crimes (2016)

    Heartbreaking documentary about the large-scale illegal logging in the Carpathians and the thrive of forest mafia that enriches the Austrian timber company Holzindustrie Schweighofer. Clear Cut Crimes is a 42-minute documentary that has been filmed over a period of one year in the heart of the Carpathian Mountains, mainly in the northern Romanian district […]

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    Cocaine Cowboys (2006)

    More of a real-life exploitation film than a bonafide documentary, Cocaine Cowboys is tailor-made for anyone who worships Brian De Palma’s Scarface. It’s no surprise that this slick, energetic film found a niche audience among crime-obsessed hip-hoppers; from a journalistic perspective it’s an irresponsible mess, but director Billy Corben is obviously more interested in […]

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    Cocaine Cowboys 2 (2008)

    Charles Cosby’s life is changed forever when he writes a fan letter to the “Cocaine Godmother” Griselda Blanco, who is serving time in a federal prison. Six months later, Cosby is a multi-millionaire, Blanco’s lover, and the head of her $40 million a year cocaine business. Also known as “The Black Widow” for her […]

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    Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded (2014)

    In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago. Cocaine Cowboys is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States. But it isn’t the whole story – Pulling from hundreds of hours of […]

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    Cops, Criminals, Corruption: The Inside Story (2016)

    Organised crime is the single biggest threat to the integrity of the police. With exclusive interviews and never-before-seen footage, Panorama has the inside story of how an organised crime syndicate arranged a hit on three police officers. Also speaking publicly for the first time are the law enforcement officials who tapped the phones of […]

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    Crime Lords of Tokyo

    Explorer takes an evocative look at Tokyo’s infamous organized crime syndicate known as the yakuza. We’ll go inside this secretive underworld to meet the real yakuza, and the law enforcement officers responsible for tracking them down. Incredible personal stories and candid interviews reveal a corrupt organization with its own code of honor and ethics. […]

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    Dealers in Death: Murder and Mayhem in America (1984)

    Broderick Crawford hosts this look at the personal lives and underworld dealings of some of America’s most notorious gangsters of the 1920s and 1930s. Dealers in Death examines the violent life of legendary crime lord Al Capone; the best-known bank robber of the 20th century, John Dillenger; the man convicted of killing the Lindberg […]

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    Detroit Mob Confidential (2009)

    Detroit Mob Confidential explores the history of Detroit’s La Cosa Nostra Family, which, in many ways, is the most successful crime family in the United States. Detroit’s family has had only 2 Dons, the current boss has served for 30 years and is the longest serving mob Don in America. The documentary consists of […]

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    Drug Lord: The Legend of Shorty (2014)

    For Drug Lord: The Legend Of Shorty, director Angus MacQueen and his co-director/translator Guillermo Galdos embark on a gimmicky quest for someone between Roger Smith and Osama bin Laden on the achievability scale — but a lot more dangerous. Their target: El Chapo Guzmán, the billionaire head of the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico, the […]

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    El Chapo: CEO of Crime (2013)

    Joaquín Guzmán, better known as El Chapo or Shorty is officially the worlds most powerful drug trafficker. From rags to riches in less than a decade, he managed to turn a startup operation into an international criminal empire. El Chapo has been described as “the Osama Bin Laden of drug traffic… beforeitsnews IMDB (unrated) […]

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    Excellent Cadavers (2005)

    Marco Turco’s 2005 documentary Excellent Cadavers recounts the post-World War II history of the Sicilian mafia to challenge the myths that surround it. Based on Alexander Stille’s book of the same title, the film undermines the notion that la cosa nostra only affects those within its ranks and instead represents the mafia as a […]

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    Fed Up (2014)

    As the age-old adage goes, you are what you eat. The Katie Couric-produced documentary explores the old-saying’s truth in the growing obesity epidemic. With interviews with some of Washington’s power players, past and present, the documentary weaves a tale of corruption and conflict of interest that dates back nearly three decades.While the cure to […]