The best George Peppard’s crime movies

George Peppard

George Peppard

01/10/1928- 08/05/1994
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Pendulum

Pendulum
6.1/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 14/02/1969
  • Character: Capt. Frank Matthews
On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality Matthews escapes in search of the man he believes to be the real killer.

Target Eagle

Target Eagle
4.3/10
A Spanish police chief hires an undercover agent (a Jewish mercenary(?)) to infiltrate a gang of heroin smugglers. The mercenary is code-named Eagle because of a tattoo. Infiltrating the gang, he uses a female agent as a point of contact. However, as he gets deeper into the gang, he discovers that there bigger goings-on than dope. The gang is involved in the transportation of smuggled uranium for the manufacture of nuclear arms for sale to Libya and other aspiring third world countries. Things get even stickier when a ruthless bad guy shows up and he turns out to be one of Eagle's former cohorts in the Foreign Legion.

Man Against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders

Man Against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders
6/10
  • Genre: Crime
  • Release: 01/01/1989
  • Character: Frank Doakey
Honest cop in corrupt 1940s Los Angeles fights against gangsters who are kidnapping and selling women into prostitution.

Newman's Law

Newman's Law
6/10
  • Genre: ActionCrime
  • Release: 21/08/1974
  • Character: Vince Newman
LAPD Officer Newman has not gotten the reputation of a straight arrow by avoiding conflict when fighting for right. In this police drama, his honesty is put to the test when he and his partner discover a international drug ring involving some of the department's highest ranking officers.

Man Against the Mob

Man Against the Mob
6/10
In 1930s Los Angeles, a police detective leads an elite squad against a vicious organized crime ring.

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