Hot Picks

- Ready for My Close Up 2019

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Terror at Black Tree Forest 2021

- An Approximation of their Barbarous Manners 2021

- Ouija Japan 2021

- Cold Feet 2019

- Road to Revenge 2020

- Live Health 2021

- They're Outside 2020

- Broken 2021

- Undertaker 2021

- Like Dogs 2021

- Night Caller 2022

- Dashcam 2021

- Siren 2021

- Star Vehicle 2010

- Amazon Queen 2021

- Demigod 2021

- Lone Wolf 2020

- The Masterpiece 2001

- Survive the Game 2021

- Apartment 413 2019

- The Family 2021

- Cosmos 2021

- The Old Ways 2020

- Escape to the Cove 2021

- Devil's Five 2021

- Sons of Steel 1988

- The Secret of Sinchanee 2021

- Dessert 2021

- I'm an Electric Lampshade 2021

- The Star Light Motel 2021

- Royal Jelly 2021

- Death Screams 1982

- Gap Weekend 2021

- It Came from Below 2021

- Man vs Bigfoot 2021

- Tokoloshe - The Calling 2020

- Mental Aquarium: The Collected Short Films and Trailers of Andrew Buckner 2021

- Creature with the Atom Brain 1955

- Chompy and the Girls 2021

- Answer Your Phone 2021

- Skinwalker: The Howl of the Rougarou 2021

- Death Drop Gorgeous 2020

- Snake Girl and the Silver Haired Witch 1968

- John #3 2017

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

Der Mörderclub von Brooklyn

Murderers Club of Brooklyn
De Moordemaarsclub van Brooklyn

West Germany 1967
produced by
Heinz Willeg (executive) for Allianz Filmproduktion, Constantin Film
directed by Werner Jacobs
starring George Nader, Heinz Weiss, Helmut Förnbacher, Karel Stepanek, Helga Anders, Helmut Kircher, Heinz Reincke, Helmuth Rudolph, Dagmar Lassander, Wolfgang Weiser, Slobodan Dimitrijevic, Franziska Bronnen, Richard Münch, Wolfgang Spier, Paul Muller, Rudi Schmitt, Ira Hagen, Horst Michael Neutze, Reiner Brönneke, Peter Lehmbrock
screenplay by Herbert Reinecker (as Alex Berg), dialogue by Manfred R. Köhler, based on characters from the magazine series G-Man Jerry Cotton published by Bastei Lübbe, music by Peter Thomas

Jerry Cotton, Jerry Cotton (George Nader)

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsène Lupin



Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan


Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who


Edgar Wallace made in Germany

Elizabeth Bathory



Flash Gordon


Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu





El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim


Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution


Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III


Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong


Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera


Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes


Star Trek

Sukeban Deka



Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Three Supermen


Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman




Banker Dyers (Karel Stepanek) and businessmen Cormick (Rudi Schmitt) and Johnson (Helmuth Rudolph) are blackmailed into paying 1 million Dollars, otherwise their respective sons or daughters will be kidnapped. Dyers however decides to turn to the FBI and its top agents Jerry Cotton (George Nader) and Phil Dekker (Heinz Weiss) - but despite the fact that Dyers' daughter Jean (Dagmar Lassander) is guarded by the police pretty much round the clock, she simply disappears from her own room and a few days later turns up dead. So when the kids of Cormick and Johnson disappear - and Phil Dekker with them -, they pay the kidnappers' demands - but that doesn't keep Jerry Cotton to be hot on the case, not in the least to save his best friend Phil.

Many chases, fistfights and shootouts later, after an investigation that led Jerry to the Salvation Army (!) and to Johnson's PR-man Long (Wolfgang Weiser) and forced him to fake his own death (though it eludes me exactly why), Jerry's trail leads him, of all people, to banker Dyers, as he has found out that dead Jean was only the banker's stepdaughter and heir to the family fortune, and above all that, he profited from the loans his friends had to get from his bank to pay up the ransom money. Plus, the only one who could have abducted Jean from her room and killed her right under the noses of the police was Dyers' son Brian (Helmut Förnbacher), who was in cahoots with his father ...

It all ends in another carchase when Brian takes off in a truck with Phil in the back, but Jerry and his secretary Susie (Franziska Bronnen) are in hot pursuit and ultimately save the day ...


Herbert Reinecker, who wrote this film, was one of the most prolific German screenwriters of crimemovies and -television of his time - but unfortunately he wasn't all that good a writer: His scripts were always full of far-fetched plottwists, way too surprising revelations and illogical conclusions to really work. On a good day, this could result in a thriller that's highly enjoyable for exactly these reasons. Unfortunately, he didn't write Der Mörderclub von Brooklyn on one of his better days, the plot is way too convoluted to stay believable, with way too many characters built up as suspects only to after a time being tossed away again, and with a rather unlikely solution at the end.

Having said that, it's not that the film is a total desaster - it's just not one of the better Jerry Cotton films.


review © by Mike Haberfelner


Feeling lucky ?
Want to
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find Murderers Club of Brooklyn
at the amazons ...


Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)

Germany (East AND West)

Looking for imports ?
Find Murderers Club of Brooklyn here ...

Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Murderers Club of Brooklyn at

Thanks for watching !!!



Robots and rats,
demons and potholes,
cuddly toys and
shopping mall Santas,
love and death and everything in between,
Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

is all of that.


Tales to Chill
Your Bones to
a collection of short stories and mini-plays
ranging from the horrific to the darkly humourous,
from the post-apocalyptic
to the weirdly romantic,
tales that will give you a chill and maybe a chuckle, all thought up by
the twisted mind of
screenwriter and film reviewer
Michael Haberfelner.


Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

the new anthology by
Michael Haberfelner


Out now from




On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide


A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD