Eddie Adams (Mark Wahlberg) is a handsome, uneducated teenager with a huge, natural gift. While working in the kitchen of a nightclub, he is discovered by John Horner (Burt Reynolds), a successful porn producer, who lures him into a promising career in the adult entertainment industry. But, after a rapid rise and fall and numerous attempts to leave the business behind, Eddie and the other actors form an unlikely family, with Horner acting as patriarch and starlet Amber Waves (Julianne Moore) the surrogate mother. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. With John C. Reilly, Heather Graham, Don Cheadle, Luis Guzmán, Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Alfred Molina and Philip Baker Hall. Categories: Drama. Year: 1997.
In a world devastated by war, one man named Eli (Denzel Washington) has been walking alone for over 30 years. In his backpack is a book that contains the secrets to restoring life on earth. Mila Kunis plays a young woman who joins forces with Eli, while Gary Oldman and Malcolm McDowell plot to take the book away from hi. Directed by Allen Hughes. With Jennifer Beals and Evan Jones. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama. Year: 2010.
The Book of Eli
After accidentally killing some mafia thugs, two Irish Catholic brothers, Conner (Sean Patrick Flanery) and Murphy MacManus (Norman Reedus), turn themselves in to police but are released as heroes. Encouraged by the public's praise, the brothers see it as a calling from God and start taking out mafia gang members one by one. Willem Dafoe plays the FBI detective investigating the case. Directed by Troy Duffy. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1999.
The Boondock Saints
Dignan (Owen Wilson) dreams of being an accomplished career criminal. Anthony (Luke Wilson) is trying to put his life back together after a severe bout of exhaustion. Bob (Robert Musgrave) has a car. After a successful bookstore robbery, everything seems to be going according to Dignan's master plan until the three friends hideout at a roadside motel. After a day on the lam, Bob has to go home and Anthony falls in love with the housekeeper. Dignan will have to work fast if he is to impress Mr. Henry (James Caan) and pull off the job of a lifetime. Directed by Wes Anderson. With Lumi Cavazos. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Romance. Year: 1996
This film is a dramatization of the 1976 wine-tasting competition that, for the first time, ranked Napa Valley wines from California above the French. Bill Pullman and Chris Pine are the father-and-son duo whose wines triumph, while Alan Rickman is a British wine snob who doesn't think anything good can come from the US. Directed by Randall Miller. With Rachael Taylor, Freddy Rodríguez, Eliza Dushku, and Dennis Farina. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2008.
Discovered by a fisherman and riddled with bullets, Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is near death and can remember nothing of his life before his rescue. As he begins to try to rebuild his memory, Bourne soon realizes that he is being hunted and takes off with a woman named Marie (Franka Potente) on a search to find out who he is and why people are out to kill him. Directed by Doug Liman. With Chris Cooper, Clive Owen, Brian Cox, Julia Stiles and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. Categories: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Adventure. Year: 2002.
The Bourne Identity
When Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is framed for a botched CIA operation, he and Marie (Franka Potente) must leave the quiet village where they have been living and set out on the road once again. After promising retaliation should anyone from his former life attempt contact, Bourne is forced to resume his life as a trained assassin and eliminate anyone who stands in his way. Directed by Paul Greengrass. With Brian Cox, Julia Stiles and Joan Allen. Categories: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller, Action, Drama. Year: 2004.
The Bourne Supremacy
Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is back and determined to discover the truth about his past once and for all. Still suffering from amnesia, Bourne teams up with a reporter (Paddy Considine) who has information about the organization that trained him. With the woman he loved murdered, Bourne will stop at nothing to fight his way through a group of highly-trained assassins to finally learn who he really is. Directed by Paul Greengrass. With Edgar Ramirez, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox, David Strathairn, Chris Cooper and Joan Allen. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2007.
The Bourne Ultimatum
At the age of 24, Jack (Andrew Garfield) is released from prison, having been locked up for most of his life after he and another boy murdered a child. As he attempts to readjust to the world and begin a new life with the help of Terry (Peter Mullan), his parole officer and mentor, Jack struggles to keep his past a secret from the people he meets. Directed by John Crowley. With Shaun Evans, Jeremy Swift and Anthony Lewis. Categories: Drama. Year 2007.
During WWII, Bruno (Asa Butterfield), a privileged, 8-year-old German boy, travels with his family from Berlin to Poland when his father (David Thewlis), a high ranking Nazi officer, is given a post at a concentration camp. Isolated and bored, Bruno begins exploring the area surrounding the "farm" behind his new home and eventually meets Schmuel (Jack Scanlon), a Jewish boy living in the camp. Separated by barbed wire, the two boys become friends and eventually come to realize the horrible realities of the war. Directed by Mark Herman. With Vera Farmiga, Amber Beattie, Jim Norton and Rupert Friend. Categories: Drama, Based on a Novel, History. Year: 2008.
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Hilary Swank won her first Oscar for her heart-rending performance as Brandon Teena, who lives in a small Nebraska town. She passes herself as a guy and enjoys hanging out and drinking with the other boys. He even has a girlfriend, Lana (Chlo_ Sevigny). But when the boys in town realize that Brandon is really Teena Brandon, a young woman, everything falls apart. Directed by Kimberly Peirce. With Hilary Swank and. Categories: Crime, Drama, Romance. Year: 1999.
Boys Don't Cry
Erica Bain (Jodie Foster) is living the charmed life with her fiance, David (Naveen Andrews), when her life is abruptly turned upside down by a startling attack that causes David's death and leaves Erica wounded. The tragedy shakes her to her core and sends her on a personal vigilante quest to avenge her fiance's death. Erica is forced to grapple with whether her chosen path has transformed her into the very thing she is trying to eradicate. Directed by Neil Jordan. With Terrence Howard, Mary Steenburgen and Nicky Katt. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
The Brave One
In the late 13th century, William Wallace (Mel Gibson) returns to Scotland to find that the king has died without an heir. After the king of England, Edward the Longshanks (Patrick McGoohan), seizes the throne and his wife (Catherine McCormack) is killed, Wallace leads a grassroots army of rebels intent on regaining Scotland's freedom from English tyranny, becoming a hero and a legend. Directed by Mel Gibson. With Brian Cox, Sophie Marceau, Peter Hanly, Angus Macfadyen and Brendan Gleeson. Categories: Action, Biography, Drama, History, History. Year: 1995.
In his quest to be made an FBI agent, computer specialist Eric O'Neill (Ryan Phillippe) is assigned to clerk for senior agent Robert Hanssen (Chris Cooper) and write down everything he does. Initially told he's a part of an investigation into Hanssen's sexual habits, O'Neill eventually finds that the FBI suspects Hanssen of selling sensitive US intelligence to the Soviet Union. As the pair grows closer, O'Neill digs deeper into the life a devout Catholic he has come to respect and finds it more and more difficult to keep his personal and professional lives separate. Directed by Billy Ray. With Laura Linney, Caroline Dhavernas, Gary Cole, Dennis Haysbert and Kathleen Quinlan. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Gary (Vince Vaughn) and Brooke (Jennifer Aniston) have a troubled relationship. Brooke, feeling neglected and underappreciated, decides to break-up with Gary to prove a point. But, when Gary misunderstands her true intentions, the mismatched pair follow the misguided advice of their family and friends, and beginning an all-out battle over their apartment and relationship supremacy. Directed by Peyton Reed. With Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Favreau, Jason Bateman and Justin Long. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
Paul Varjak (George Peppard) is a struggling writer who has just moved to New York, hoping to jumpstart his career. He soon becomes entranced by his neighbor, the very confusing Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn) who seems to be a coy and graceful socialite in public, yet is much more clumsy and vulnerable in private. Directed by Blake Edwards. With Patricia Neal, Patricia Neal, Martin Balsam , and Mickey Rooney. Categories: Comedy,Drama, Romance, Cult Classics, New York. Year: 1961.
Breakfast at Tiffany's
A jock (Emilio Estevez), a nerd (Anthony Michael Hall), a princess (Molly Ringwald), an outcast (Ally Sheedy) and a criminal (Judd Nelson) all find themselves spending a Saturday stuck in their school's library serving detention. They start out having very little in common, but as the day progresses the five teenagers discover that they are more alike than they ever thought possible. Directed by John Hughes. With Paul Gleason. Categories: Drama, Comedy, Cult Classics. Year: 1985.
The Breakfast Club
After being abandoned as a baby in his small Irish hometown, Patrick Braden (Cillian Murphy) survives with the aid of his wit and charm. After being caught trying on a dress and wearing lipstick, Braden flees his foster family in Ireland to seek out his real mother in London. There, he becomes a celebrated transvestite singer. Directed by Neil Jordan. With Liam Neeson, Ruth Negga, Laurence Kinlan, Stephen Rea and Brendan Gleeson. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2005.
Breakfast on Pluto
Eric (Tom Cavanaugh) and Sam (Ben Shenkman) are a happy gay couple whose lives are suddenly turned upside down when a distant relative dies and names them the guardians of a young boy, Scot. The twist is that the tween boy has already decided he is gay and they don't know how to handle this, especially Eric, a former hockey player turned sportscaster, who is still in the closet at work. Directed by Laurie Lynd. With Categories: Drama, Music, Romance, Sport. Year: 2007.
Breakfast with Scot
Jude Law plays a London high-tech entrepreneur. He is involved with a talented filmmaker (Robin Wright Penn) who has given up her work to care for her autistic daughter. When a young Bosnian immigrant (Rafi Gavron) breaks into his office, the entrepreneur follows the burglar home and meets his mother (Juliette Binoche). He and the mother are drawn into an intense relationship that takes both of them by surprise. Directed by Anthony Minghella. Categories: Drama, Romance, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Breaking and Entering
Brendan Frye (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a teenage loner, investigates the death of his ex-girlfriend (Emilie de Ravin) after she reaches out to him unexpectedly just before her disappearance. To find the girl, Brendan must get help from his only peer, The Brain (Matt O'Leary), while staying one step ahead of an inquisitive assistant vice principal (Richard Roundtree). As the evidence begins to pile up and Brendan uncovers more and more secrets, this former outsider finds himself being drawn right into the middle of a deadly high school crime ring. Directed by Rian Johnson. With Nora Zehetner and Lukas Haas. Categories: Drama, Mystery. Year: 2005.
Based on the highly acclaimed novel by Monica Ali, this film tells the story of a young Bangladeshi woman (Tannishtha Chatterjee), pressured into an arranged marriage, who finds herself living a lonely life in London with a husband (Satish Kaushik) she doesn't love. To drown her sorrows, she drifts into an affair with a young Muslim worker (Christopher Simpson), which becomes more complicated after the events of 9/11 in 2001. Directed by Sarah Gavron. With, Naeema Begum, and Lana Rahman. Categories: Drama. Year: 2007.
While stationed at Brideshead Castle during WWII, Captain Charles Ryder (Matthew Goode) remembers back on his involvement with the Marchmain family, the Catholic, aristocratic owners of the grand estate. Charles is first drawn to Sebastian Flyte (Ben Whishaw), a charming and provocative young man, before falling for his sophisticated sister, Julia (Hayley Atwell). As Charles' ambition draws him deeper and deeper into the Marchmains' world, he discovers that the allure of their secret lives is matched by Lady Marchmain's desire to preserve their way of life. Directed by Julian Jarrold. With Emma Thompson and Michael Gambon. Categories: Drama. Year: 2008.
World War II, Japan. British prisoners of war, led by the courageous Col. Nicholson (Alec Guinness), are forced to build an enormous railway bridge in the jungles of Asia. As the POWs undertake their backbreaking work, a covert Allied unit prepares to destroy the bridge and halt the Japanese expansion. Directed by David Lean. With William Holden, Jack Hawkins and James Donald. Categories: Adventure, Drama, War, Classic. Year: 1957.
The Bridge on the River Kwai
After losing a foot race, Jesse Aarons (Josh Hutcherson) becomes quick friends with Leslie Burke (AnnaSophia Robb), the new girl who beat him. As the pair spends more time together, they begin to build an imaginary world of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants of which they are the king and queen. But, when a tragedy occurs, Jesse must use the power of his imagination and their friendship to pull him through. Directed by Gabor Csupo. With Zooey Deschanel and Robert Patrick. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Family. Year: 2007.
Bridge to Terabithia
Francesca Johnson (Meryl Streep) is a stifled housewife who has watched her life take a turn into uneventful monotony. But, when free-spirited photographer Robert Kincaid (Clint Eastwood) stumbles into her driveway, her life is suddenly infused with the excitement and passion she’d been missing. Although deeply conflicted, the two spend four precious days together which they both feel has the richness of a whole lifetime. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Annie Corley, Victor Slezak, Jim Haynie, Debra Monk and Phyllis Lyons. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1995.
The Bridges of Madison County
A period drama based on the real-life romance between 19th century British poet John Keats (Ben Wishaw) and his neighbor, Fanny (Abbie Cornish). Fanny wasn't interested in anything but fashion at first, but the two got to know each other better after Keats learned she was caring for her seriously ill brother. Their romance was cut short when Keats also became sick. Paul Schneider plays Keats' friend and confidant. Directed by Jane Campion. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2009.
In order to ensure another win at the cheerleading national championships, the former captain of the Toros cheerleading squad left the newly-elected captain, Torrence (Kirsten Dunst), with a routine stolen from the Clovers, a hip-hop style dance squad from the inner city. When the Clovers find out what has been going on, their captain, Iris (Gabrielle Union), makes a point of telling Torrence to stop using their routine. The Toros are then forced to create a new routine, employing unconventional elements and the gymnastic abilities of a feisty new team member, Missy (Eliza Dushku). Directed by Peyton Reed. With Jesse Bradford, Clare Kramer, Nicole Bilderback and Tsianina Joelson. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2000.
Bring It On
A love story unfolds between ranch hand Ennis del Mar (Heath Ledger) and rodeo cowboy Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) who meet while driving cattle on a mountain range. Their lifelong connection, and the complications, joys and tragedies they experience provide a testament to the endurance and power of love. Directed by Ang Lee. With Randy Quaid, Michelle Williams and Anne Hathaway. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2005.
Nora Wilder (Parker Posey) is cynical, thirty-something New Yorker with absolutely no marriage prospects, a fact her mother (Gena Rowlands) reminds her of on a daily basis. Bored with her job at an upscale hotel and envious of her best friend Audrey's (Drea de Matteo) perfect marriage, Nora doesn't believe her fortunes will ever change. But, after a series of horrible dates, Nora meets a Frenchman named Julien (Melvil Poupaud) who makes her see the world in a different light. But, before she can find true love, Nora must overcome the feelings that have been holding her back for so long. Directe by Zoe R. Cassavetes. With Tim Guinee and Justin Theroux. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
After being dumped by his last girlfriend (Julie Delpy), Don Johnston (Bill Murray) resigns himself to living the rest of his life on his own. But, when he receives a mysterious letter informing him that he has a 19-year-old son, he begins to reflect on his history of failed relationships. Johnston's close friend Winston (Jeffrey Wright) urges him to investigate the letter, and he soon embarks on a cross-country trek in search of clues from four former flames. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. With Sharon Stone, Christopher McDonald, Chloë Sevigny, Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy and Tilda Swinton. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2005.
Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, teenager Calogero Anello (Lillo Brancato) is torn between his honest, working-class father (Robert De Niro) and a violent yet charismatic crime boss (Chazz Palminteri). Complicating matters is the Calogero's growing attraction to Jane Williams (Taral Hicks), a beautiful black girl. Directed by Robert De Niro. With Joe Pesci. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 1993.
A Bronx Tale
When Sam (Tobey Maguire), a U.S. army officer, disappears in Afghanistan, his brother, Tommy (Jake Gyllenhaal) consoles Sam's wife, Grace (Natalie Portman). When Sam comes home, it creates a tense situation, since Tommy and Grace have fallen for each other. Sam Shepherd plays their father, while Bailee Madison is Grace and Sam's daughter in this moving drama. Directed by Jim Sheridan. Categories: Drama, War. Year: 2009.
After years of ripping off millionaires using elaborate, literary-inspired schemes, Stephen (Mark Ruffalo) and Bloom (Adrien Brody), the world's greatest conmen, decide to take on one final job. Teaming up with a silent weapons expert (Rinko Kikuchi), the Brothers Bloom set their sights on Penelope Stamp (Rachel Weisz), an eccentric heiress who collects hobbies like other people collect stamps. Their plan to swindle Penelope out of $2.5 million during a romantic, around the world adventure is complicated when she and Bloom fall in love. Directed by Rian Johnson. With Robbie Coltrane and Nora Zehetner. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance. Year: 2008.
The Brothers Bloom
Agnes (Ashley Judd), a lonely waitress with a dark past, spends her days in run-down motel living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband (Harry Connick Jr.). After meeting Peter (Michael Shannon), an eccentric, nervous war veteran, she begins to regain hope through their tenative romance. But, when Peter moves in and they spend more time together, their relationship deteriorates into paranoid, drug-fueled existence complicated by a mysterious bug infestation. Directed by William Friedkin. With Lynn Collins. Categories: Drama, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Tough San Francisco cop Frank Bullitt (Steve McQueen) is assigned to guard a mafia informant by Senator Walter Chalmers (Robert Vaughn), an ambitious politian. The simple assignment is complicated when both of Bullitt's partners and the informant are shot by a hitman. Bullitt sets out to track down the killer and locate the leak that tipped him off, while Chalmers tries to shut down the investigation. Directed by Peter Yates. With Jacqueline Bisset and Robert Duvall. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller and Cult Classics. Year: 1968.
Warren Beatty directed and stars in this sophisticated comedy about a politician who does the unthinkable - he becomes honest. Bulworth (Beatty) is so disillusioned with his life's work that he puts out a contract on himself so that his family can collect his life insurance. Feeling that he is living on borrowed time, he tells the truth wherever he goes and wins the affections of Nina (Halle Berry), a young African-American woman who admires his straightforwardness. Oliver Platt and Joshua Malina play his bewildered aides. Directed by Warren Beatty. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1998.
In this multi-character drama, Sylvia (Charlize Theron), a young woman who has had a difficult childhood, returns to Oregon to try and reunite with her mother (Kim Basinger). Mariana and Santiago (Jos_ Mar_a Yazpik and Jennifer Lawrence) are teens in a border town who try to make sense of their parents' shattered lives, while Nick (Joaquim de Almeida) carries on an intense affair with a married woman. Directed by Guillermo Arriaga. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2008.
The Burning Plain
Even Treborn (Ashton Kutcher) has suffered from mysterious blackouts all his life. They always seem to happen in times of great distress and violence, but it isn't until one day in college that he realizes the terrifying truth: by remembering these confusing and tragic moments, he is able to change them, and by doing so change his past and future. A gift with devastating consequences. Directed by Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber. With Melora Walters, Amy Smart and Elden Henson. Categories: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2004.
The Butterfly Effect
Francis (Friedrich Feher) narrates the story of his friend Alan (Hans Heinrich von Twardowski), the victim of a brutal murder. Earlier, his death is foretold by the mysterious Dr. Caligari (Werner Krauss), a traveling scientists with a clairvoyant somnambulist named Cesare (Conrad Veidt). Soon after Alan is murdered, the beautiful Jane (Lil Dagover) is kidnapped by Cesare. Suspicious of Caligari, Francis tracks him to a mental asylum he apparently directs. But what is really happening? Directed by Robert Wiene. With Rudolf Lettinger and Ludwig Rex. Categories: Drama, Horror, Thriller, Classic, Foreign Film. Year: 1920.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Parisian talk-show host Georges Laurent's (Daniel Auteuil) comfortable life with his wife Anne (Juliette Binoche) is threatened when they begin to receive videos of their most private moments filmed with a hidden camera. With the police of little help, George and Anne must follow the clues in the tapes to find out who is behind the surveillance and what their motives might be. Directed by Michael Haneke. With Daniel Duval. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Foreign Film. Year: 2005.
Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody), founder of Chess Records, scours the South looking for hot new blues talent. After discovering some of the biggest names in music history, including Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright), Etta James (Beyoncé Knowles), Chuck Berry (Mos Def) and Willie Dixon (Cedric the Entertainer), Chess sets out to make them famous by selling records out of the trunk of his Cadillac. Directed by Darnell Martin. With Emmanuelle Chriqui, Gabrielle Union, Norman Reedus, Columbus Short, Jay O. Sanders and Eric Bogosian. Categories: Drama, Music, Musical. Year: 2008.
When struggling singer Marc Stevens' (Laurent Lucas) car breaks down in an isolated woods, he's helped by an innkeeper (Jackie Berroyer) who starts out kind but quickly reveals that he is a true psychopath. Directed by Fabrice Du Welz. Categories: Drama, Horror, Foreign Film. Year: 2004.
Following his release from prison after serving time for a rape conviction, Max Cady (Robert De Niro) seeks revenge on Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte), the public defender who represented him during his trial. Cady believes that Bowden deliberately held back important information about his case that could have kept him out of jail. As payback, the psychopath sets off to terrorize Bowden, his wife (Jessica Lange) and their 15 year-old daughter (Juliette Lewis). Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Joe Don Baker, Martin Balsam and Fred Dalton Thompson. Categories: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller. Year: 1991.
Author Truman Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is sent to write an article about the brutal murder of a family in a small Kansas town, and ends up writing a celebrated book. Capote attempts to charm the locals and work his way into the story behind the murders, but he's soon shocked to find himself forming a friendship with one of the killers (Clifton Collins Jr.). Directed by Bennett Miller. With Catherine Keener and Chris Cooper. Categories: Crime, Drama, Biography. Year: 2005.
Jennifer Tree (Elisha Cuthbert) is a beautiful, famous fashion model with the eyes of America eager to see her every move. But, one fan wants America's sweetheart all for himself. Drugged and kidnapped at a charity event, Jennifer awakes to find that she is confined to a cell. Kept in dark, close quarters, Jennifer is subjected to a series of twisted, sadistic tortures conceived by the her demented captor. Directed by Roland Joffé. With Daniel Gillies, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Michael Harney and Laz Alonso. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Carlito Brigante (Al Pacino), released early from prison after a five year stint, pledges to change his ways and to never return to the life of crime and drug dealing that he had before. Hoping to raise enough money to get away from New York, Carlito runs a nightclub while renewing an affair with a dancer (Penelope Ann Miller). But because of his past connections and a feeling of obligation to his lawyer and best friend (Sean Penn), Carlito is gradually dragged back into the world he promised to give up forever. Directed by Brian De Palma. With John Leguizamo, Luis Guzmán and Viggo Mortensen. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1993.
Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) is a disturbed girl from a broken home. When Tommy Ross (William Katt), the hottest guy in school, asks her to the senior prom, Carrie can't believe her luck. But, when another student decides to publicly humiliate her, Carrie's growing telekinetic powers are unleashed in a fit of rage rising from all the years of torment she has suffered. Directed by Brian De Palma. With Piper Laurie, Amy Irving and John Travolta. Categories: Cult Classics, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller, Based on a Novel. Year: 1976.
A deadly virus threatens to wipe out humanity. Four young people flee south to try to escape it: Danny (Lou Taylor Pucci); his brother, Brian (Chris Pine), his girlfriend, Bobby (Piper Perabo); and Danny's friend, Kate (Emily VanCamp). Over the course of four days, the group is faced with difficult decisions and they discover that their greatest enemy is the darkness within themselves. Directed by David Pastor. Categories: Thriller, Drama, Horror. Year: 2009.
Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) is an ex-soldier who owns a nightclub in Casablanca. When his old love Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) comes into town, Rick learns that she is connected to underground leader Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), a man the Germans are desperate to apprehend. A cynical, bitter man, Blaine must choose to help his former love escape or turn his back on her entirely. Directed by Michael Curtiz. With Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt and Sydney Greenstreet. Categories: Drama, Romance, Thriller, Classic. Year: 1942.
In 1753 Venice, notorious ladies' man Giacomo Casanova (Heath Ledger) enjoys a life of leisure and promiscuity. But, feminist author Francesca Bruni (Sienna Miller), who writes under the name of a man, sets out to reveal his secrets and alert the women of Venice about his deceptive ways. When the two finally come face to face, Casanova falls deeply in love and vows to give up his former life in an effort to win her heart. After learing that Francesca's fiancé Paprizzio (Oliver Platt), who was chosen by her mother, is coming to town, Casanova intercepts him upon arrival and invites him stay at his house, while assuming his identity in an effort to get closer to the woman he loves. Directed by Lasse Hallström. With Jeremy Irons, Helen McCrory, Charlie Cox and Lena Olin. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2005.
Sam "Ace" Rothstein (Robert De Niro) is a gifted bookie who rises through the ranks of the Midwestern mob to front their actions in Las Vegas. While Ace doubles the mob's take and changes how the casinos are run, he has a more difficult time handling his new wife, Ginger McKenna (Sharon Stone). As Ginger's drug addiction spins out of control, Ace must also contend with the ambitious greed of Nicky Santoro (Joe Pesci), his best friend and the muscle behind his crooked dealings. Directed by Martin Scorsese. With James Woods, Frank Vincent, Don Rickles and Kevin Pollak. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 1995.
Ian (Ewan McGregor) and Terry (Colin Farrell), two dead broke brothers living in London, are approached by their rich Uncle Howard (Tom Wilkinson) with a money making propostion. All they have to do is "take care of" one of Howard's old business associates to keep his troubles from ruining the life he's built. The brothers struggle with the immorality of the request, and end up becoming enemies when each chooses a different side. Directed by Woody Allen. With Hayley Atwell and Sally Hawkins. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
After a plane crash leaves FedEx executive Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks) alone on a deserted island, he must start a new life and learn to provide himself with food and shelter. As the isolation wears upon him, Noland strikes up a friendship with a volleyball name Wilson, who washed up on the beach with some other FedEx packages. Noland eventually masters the island, but the thought of living alone without his fiancée (Helen Hunt) for the rest of his life forces him to take a chance on the open water and leads to his return to civilization. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Categories: Adventure, Drama. Year: 2000.
When Gray (Jennifer Garner) suddenly loses his fianc鬠she lets his three best friends (Timothy Olyphant, Kevin Smith and Sam Jaeger) move in with her, while she tries to cope. She learns that her fianc頨ad fathered a child with another woman and also has to deal with her growing attraction to one of his friends. Directed by Susannah Grant. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
Catch and Release
Frank Abagnale Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio), a brilliant conman, uses his wit and multiple identities to stay a step ahead of the FBI for years. Impersonating a doctor, an airline pilot, a lawyer and more, Abagnale cashes more than two million dollars in forged checks over his career before being brought down by FBI Agent Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks). Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Jennifer Garner and Nathalie Baye. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, New York. Year: 2002.
Catch Me If You Can
Catherine Deane (Jennifer Lopez) is a psychotherapist who has mastered neurological synaptic transfer, a technique that allows her to access the minds of others while they are in an unconscious state. She is called upon by FBI agent Peter Novak (Vince Vaughn) to utilize her skill in order to access the inner workings of a comatose serial killer (Vincent D'Onofrio). Catherine must wade through the perverse thoughts of the disturbed man and race against time to save his latest victim. Directed by Tarsem Singh. With Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Colton James, Dylan Baker and Tara Subkoff. Categories: Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy, Drama. Year: 2000.
Ryan (Chris Evans) answers his cell phone and hears the voice of Jessica (Kim Basinger), a woman held hostage by a madman (Jason Statham) with a deadly agenda. Imprisoned and helpless, Jessica must rely on Ryan's long distance help as he struggles to keep her on the line and keep her alive. Directed by David R. Ellis. With Caroline Aaron and Jessica Biel. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2004.
In 1920s Los Angeles, Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie), a single mother and telephone operator, returns home from work to discover that her son Walter (Gattlin Griffith) is missing. After an unsuccessful five month search, police eventually return a boy to her who claims to be he son. When Christine refuses to accept the lie, the police brand her as a delusional, unfit mother. With nowhere left to turn, Christine gets a helping hand from Reverend Gustav Briegleb (John Malkovich), who is determined to confront city authorities and expose the corruption in the LAPD. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Colm Feore, Denis O'Hare and Jeffrey Donovan. Categories: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Based on a True Story. Year: 2008.
Frank Allen (Ryan Reynolds), a best-selling efficiency expert, believes he has perfected the art of living using timetables and index cards. His obsession with order drives his wife Susan (Emily Mortimer) to set his clock backward ten minutes, setting off a chain off events that turns Frank's life upside down. After things can't get any worse, Frank decides to live entirely in the moment and embraces the freedom provided by chaos. Directed by Marcos Siega. With Stuart Townsend, Sarah Chalke and Constance Zimmer. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
In the week leading up to the assassination of John Lennon (Mark Lindsay Chapman), Jude (Lindsay Lohan), a young Beatles fan, befriends Mark David Chapman (Jared Leto) outside of The Dakota, Lennon's New York apartment building. As the day of the murder approaches, Chapman, a lonely, unstable man obsessed with J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, is shows increasing signs of paranoia, socio-pathis lying and delusion. Intent on adding his own final chapter to the novel, Chapman loses his grip on reality and does the unthinkable. Directed by J.P. Schaefer. With Judah Friedlander. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 2007.
Struggling to fit in at his new public high school, wealthy teenager Charlie Bartlett (Anton Yelchin) uses his natural charm and deft senses of perception to position himself as an amateur psychiatrist for his fellow students. Setting up shop in a bathroom stall, Charlie dishes out advice and prescription drugs with the help of his partner, Murphy Bivens (Tyler Hilton). Charlie's sessions lead to some personal discovery of his own, allowing him to find romance and accept who he is. Directed by Jon Poll. With Robert Downey Jr., Hope Davis and Kat Dennings. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2007.
In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks), a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas is persuaded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring (Julia Roberts), to assist rebels in Afghanistan in their plight against the Soviet Union. With the help of maverick CIA agent Gust Avrakotos (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Wilson dedicates himself to supplying the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support. But, along the way toward victory, Wilson discovers that every war has unforeseen consequences. Directed by Mike Nichols. With Amy Adams. Categories: Drama, Politics. Year: 2007.
Charlie Wilson's War
Wilbur the pig is afraid of ending up on the dinner table. To make sure that it doesn't happen, he teams up with a farm girl named Fern (Dakota Fanning) and a spider named Charlotte (Julia Roberts) to hatch a plan to save his life. Directed by Gary Winick. With Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi, Kathy Bates, John Cleese, Robert Redford and Cedric the Entertainer. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Based on a Novel. Year: 2006.
Best friends Holden (Ben Affleck) and Banky (Jason Lee) are the creators of "Bluntman and Chronic," a successful cult comic book. After years of struggling to make it, the pair are finally starting to enjoy the fruits of their labor. But, while attending a comic book convention in New York, things take a turn when Holden meets and falls for Alyssa (Joey Lauren Adams), a fellow comic book artist that happens to be a lesbian. Banky has his doubts about Alyssa, but Holden feels he can be friends with her despite his feelings. As Alyssa and Holden's relationship grows, Banky begins to feels like he is losing his best friend. Directed by Kevin Smith. With Dwight Ewell, Jason Mewes and Casey Affleck. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1997.
After helping to overthrow the dictatorship in Cuba, Ernesto "Che" Guevara (Benicio Del Toro), an Argentine doctor, continues his quest to spread a worldwide peasant revolution through guerrilla warfare. Following a speech at the UN General Assembly, Guevara disappears for a time before re-emerging in Bolivia. Unable to gain the same support he enjoyed in Cuba, Guevara finds that the Bolivian campaign is his undoing, and is eventually killed by CIA backed counterinsurgency forces. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Julia Ormond, Rodrigo Santoro, Catalina Sandino Moreno and Joaquim de Almeida. Categories: Biography, Drama, History, War, Based on a True Story. Year: 2008.
Tom (Steve Martin) and Kate Baker (Bonnie Hunt) have been blessed with 12 children. When Kate leaves to promote her new book, Tom is left to look after their large brood. With his new job coaching football at his alma mater, Tom is forced to apply new and interesting parenting techniques. Directed by Shawn Levy. With Piper Perabo, Tom Welling, Hilary Duff and Ashton Kutcher. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Family. Year: 2003.
Cheaper by the Dozen
After murdering her cheating husband, nightclub singer Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones) ends up on Chicago's famed murderess row. Represented by Billy Flynn (Richard Gere), the slickest lawyer in town, Velma's case grabs the headlines and makes her an even bigger star. But, when struggling performer Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) joins Velma behind bars, Billy diverts his attention from Velma's case sensing the opportunity to create another tabloid sensation. Instant rivals, Velma and Roxie will stop at nothing to outdo one another in their obsessive pursuit of fame and celebrity. Directed by Rob Marshall. With Taye Diggs, John C. Reilly and Queen Latifah. Categories: Crime, Drama, Music. Year: 2002.
Traveling to China during the Japanese occupation, British journalist George Hogg (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) intends to report on the war from just outside the frontlines. But, after being captured by the Japanese and subsequently rescued by a Chinese resistance fighter (Yun-Fat Chow), George is led to an orphanage where he meets Lee Pearson, (Radha Mitchell), the American nurse who looks after the boys who live there. After gaining the boy's trust, George goes on to lead them through a war zone and across a mountian range in order to seek safety on the edge of the Mongolian Desert. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode. With Michelle Yeoh. Categories: Drama, War. Year: 2008.
The Children of Huang Shi
In a world where humans have lost the ability to reproduce, chaos reigns as the world comes to grips with the likelihood of its own extinction. When the first woman to successfully become pregnant in 27 years is found, a disillusioned former activist (Clive Owen) is asked to help transport her to a hidden sanctuary, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind. With Julianne Moore, Michael Caine and Claire-Hope Ashitey. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Children of Men
Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson) is a private detective working the case of a murdered engineer. Hired by Evelyn Mulwray (Faye Dunaway), the dead man's wife, Gittes uncovers a real-estate conspiracy involving millions of dollars in undeveloped land. During his investigation, Gittes gets mixed up with Noah Cross (John Huston), the murdered man's one-time business partner and a powerful suspect in this murky case. Directed by Roman Polanski. With Diane Ladd and Perry Lopez. Categories: Politics, Cult Classics, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1974.
After dropping out of medical school, Victor Mancini (Sam Rockwell) works as a tour guide at an historical theme park in order to support his mother (Anjelica Huston), who is hospitalized with Alzheimer's. For extra cash, he pretends to choke on pieces of food in upscale restaurants, so that he can leech off of the people who come to his aid. When he's not busy taking advantage of people for money, Victor frequents sexual addiction workshops to find companionship. But, things start to change for Victor when he meets Paige (Kelly Macdonald), a woman who makes him want to go against all his unhealthy tendencies. Directed by Clark Gregg. With Brad William Henke. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Based on a Novel. Year: 2008.
Mark "Chopper" Reed (Eric Bana) is an insanely violent small-time criminal who becomes a celebrity in Australia after writing an exaggerated account of his exploits. Chopper's gift for storytelling is shown as he relates trumped-up confessions of the crimes he has committed, which are interspersed with vivid flashbacks to his dirty deeds. Directed by Andrew Dominik. Categories: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Foreign Film. Year: 2000.
In this animated retelling of the famous Dickens' Christmas story, Jim Carrey provides the voice of Scrooge, as well as the ghosts of Christmas past and present. This is a timeless tale of a miser who learns the true holiday spirit through taking a hard look at his life. Gary Oldman plays the father of a large brood and Bob Hoskins is the crusty old Mr. Fezziwig. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Categories: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2009.
A Christmas Carol
Ralphie (Peter Billingsley), a young boy growing up in the 1940s, dreams of getting a Red Rider BB gun for Christmas. But, he runs into opposition from his parents, his teacher, and even the mall Santa Claus. After being told time and again that he'll shoot his eye out, Ralphie sets out to convince the world that he deserves to have his Christmas wish come true. Directed by Bob Clark. With Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin and Peter Billingsley. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Family, Christmas Classics. Year: 1983.
A Christmas Story
Junon (Catherine Deneuve) and Abel (Jean-Paul Roussillon) welcome their three grown children home for a crowded family Christmas. Joining them are Elizabeth (Anne Consigny), a melancholic playwright, Ivan (Melvil Poupaud), the young peacemaker, and Henri (Mathieu Amalric), the self-destructive black sheep who was banished from family five years earlier. With a history of leukemia in the family, the disease has returned, further complicating the already uncomfortable reunion. Directed by Arnaud Desplechin. With Chiara Mastroianni and Emmanuelle Devos. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Foreign Film. Year: 2008.
A Christmas Tale
In a tale based on the classic CS Lewis novel, four children from London are sent to a country home for protection during WWII. There they find a magic wardrobe which leads to the mystical land of Narnia, where woodland animals talk and mythological creatures roam the hills. But, Narnia has fallen under the icy rule of the White Witch (Tilda Swinton), and it is up to the children and a lion named Aslan to defeat her in a great battle between good and evil. Directed by Andrew Adamson. With Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell and Liam Neeson. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2005.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
When Dean Stiffle (Jamie Bell) finds that his best friend and local drug dealer, Troy, has hung himself, the death throws their community into disarray. Dean's classmates Billy (Justin Chatwin), Crystal (Camilla Belle), and Lee (Lou Taylor Pucci) plot a kidnapping to get their hands on Troy's remaining stash, but grab the wrong kid. As the botched kidnapping plays out, Troy's unstable mother (Glenn Close) plans a memorial service and the kidnapped boy's mother (Allison Janney) prepares to marry the mayor (Ralph Fiennes). Directed by Arie Posin. With Rory Culkin, Carrie-Anne Moss and Lauren Holly. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2005.
Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire) grows up in an orphanage and becomes a skilled physician under the tutelage of his mentor, Dr. Larch (Michael Caine). Desiring a life outside the only home he has ever known, Homer falls in love for the first time and faces difficult decisions force him to realize that he will never fully escape his past. Directed by Lasse Hallström. With Charlize Theron, Delroy Lindo, Paul Rudd, Kieran Culkin and Erykah Badu. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1999.
The Cider House Rules
During the Great Depression, a desperate and disillusioned country is in need of a hero. Filling that role is James J. Braddock (Russell Crowe), a prizefighter too broke to even pay his rent. Despite having lost nearly everything, Braddock is determined to win again. When he does, Braddock's inspired rise to prominence captivates and inspires a nation living on its knees. Directed by Ron Howard. With Paul Giamatti and Renée Zellweger. Categories: Biography, Drama, New York, Sports. Year: 2005.
In a small Sicilian village, Salvatore (Jacques Perrin), returns to his home after many years as a prominent Roman movie director. There to attend the funeral of the town's former film projectionist, he remembers his boyhood just after WWII spent in the dark, cramped theater learning about life, loss and love from his mentor. And, not incidentally, is reminded of his lost teenage love. Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. With Marco Leonardi, Salvatore Cascio, Philippe Noiret and Agnese Nano. Categories: Drama, Foreign Film. Year: 1988.
When Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles) dies, he leaves a lifetime of public spectacle and private turmoil in his wake. His final word, "Rosebud,", inspires a newspaper to send out an agent to interview Kane's former wife Susan (Dorothy Comingore), business partner Jedediah Leland (Joseph Cotten) and others in an attempt to piece together his storied but distant life. Directed by Orson Welles. With Ruth Warrick, Ray Collins and Everett Sloane. Categories: Drama, Classic. Year: 1941.
In his last true silent film, Charlie Chaplin once again plays his well-known character, the Little Tramp. This time, the Tramp meets a blind flower girl (Virginia Cherrill), who ends up mistakenly believing that the shabby man is a millionaire. After falling in love with the girl, the Tramp attempts to raise money for an operation that could correct her eyesight, even though it will mean that she will discover his true identity. Directed by Charlie Chaplin. With Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Al Ernest Garcia and Hank Mann. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Classic, Silent Film. Year: 1931.
In one of Rio de Janeiro's poorest neighborhoods, Buscapé (Alexandre Rodrigues) grows up in a violent environment filled with guns and drugs. With the keen eye of a self-taught photographer, Buscapé narrates a true-life tale of a street war fought between Li'l Zé (Leandro Firmino) and Knockout Ned (Seu Jorge). Directed by Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Foreign Film. Year: 2002.
City of God
Cleoptra (Elizabeth Taylor) is the Queen of Egypt and the most beautiful woman in the world. Trying to use the political conflict in the Roman Empire to solidify her control of Egypt, she seduces both Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison) and his opponent, Marc Antony (Richard Burton), but ends up dooming herself and her people to Roman domination. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian and Darryl F. Zanuck. With Pamela Brown and George Cole. Categories: Drama, Romance, History. Year: 1963.
Michael Newman (Adam Sandler) is a workaholic architect who has been neglecting his family to further his career. When a scientist named Morty (Christopher Walken) gives Michael a universal remote control that allows him to pause, rewind and fast forward his life, he takes full advantage of his new found power to avoid fights with his wife (Kate Beckinsale) and give his boss a little payback (David Hasselhoff). But, when the remote takes on a mind of its own, Michael sees how much of his personal life has passed him by. Directed byFrank Coraci. With Henry Winkler and Sean Astin. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy. Year: 2006.
In a futuristic and violent Britain, Alex (Malcolm McDowell), a maniacal young killer, and his gang of thugs rape and murder at will, terrorizing anyone unfortuante enough to cross their path. But, when his gang turns on him, Alex is captured by the police and forced to undergo a powerful brainwashing treatment in exchange for shortened jail time. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Patrick Magee. Categories: Politics, Cult Classics, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 1971.
A Clockwork Orange
After witnessing a UFO, Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) becomes obsessed with the strange visions and musical tones that continually run through his mind. Shaken by the experience and dealing with a the strain on his marriage, Roy sets out to find others with similar experiences. During his search he meets a woman who has lost her son and researcher preparing for the alien's arrival. Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Teri Garr and Lance Henriksen. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi. Year: 1977.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Dan Wolf (Jude Law) meets Alice Ayres (Natalie Portman) after she is hit by a car on a busy London street. A relationship develops between them, until Dan meets Anna Cameron (Julia Roberts). After she snubs his sexual advances, Dan sets up Cameron with Larry Bagley (Clive Owen) and the two fall in love. As time passes, the romances weaken and the four unhappy lovers begin to destroy each other. Directed by Mike Nichols. With Nick Hobbs and Colin Stinton. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2004.
After a B-17 bomber crashes near Belfast during WWII, the plane's dying rear gunner asks a local to return a ring to his girlfriend back home. Years later, a young man (Martin McCann) learns of the ring's story and sets out to track down its rightful owner. Directed by Richard Attenborough. With Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Neve Campbell, Pete Postlethwaite, Gregory Smith and Mischa Barton. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Closing the Ring
Ken Carter (Samuel L. Jackson) is a successful store owner when he agrees to coach basketball at his old high school in Richmond, CA. Disgusted by the poor performance of his players, Carter enforces a regimen of study time and practice designed to improve their abilities on and off the court. When the team's scoring begins to improve but grades begin to fall, he benches the entire team, outraging the school and community. But, Carter stays the course, knowing that he is teaching them lessons that will last a lifetime. Directed by Thomas Carter. With Rob Brown and Ashanti. Categories: Drama, Sports. Year: 2005.
Audrey Tautou plays the title role, the legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel, known both for elegance and popularizing slacks for women. In this look at early life, Beno_t Poelvoorde plays her first mentor, who introduces her to high society. Alessandro Nivola is the young British man who steals her heart in this gorgeous-looking drama. Directed by Anne Fontaine. Categories: Biography, Drama. Year: 2009.
Coco avant Chanel
After being wounded in battle, Confederate soldier Inman (Jude Law) deserts his unit and embarks on a perilious journey through the crumbling South to get home to North Carolina an dhis love Ada (Nicole Kidman). Along the way, Inman is helped by fellow desserters and kind civilians (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Giovanni Ribisi and Natalie Portman), while back at Cold Mountain, Ada, and a drifter named Ruby (Renée Zellweger), struggle to run her family's farm after her father's death. Directed by Anthony Minghella. With Donald Sutherland, Ray Winstone and Cillian Murphy. Categories: Drama, Romance, War. Year:2003.
A cab driver named Max (Jamie Foxx) has his mundane life interrupted when he is taken hostage by Vince (Tom Cruise), an engaging contract killer making his rounds from hit to hit during one night in LA. Max is too afraid to act at first, but as the seriousness of what is happening becomes apparent, he decides he must find a way to save both himself and one last victim. Directed by Michael Mann. With Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo, Peter Berg, Bruce McGill and Debi Mazar. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2004.
John Constantine (Keanu Reeves) is a supernatural detective who travels to Hell to solve mysterious happenings in Los Angeles. Teaming up with policewoman Angela Dodson (Rachel Weisz), Constantine must contend with Angels and Devils alike in order to unravel the mysterious suicide of Angela's sister. Directed by Francis Lawrence. With Shia LaBeouf and Djimon Hounsou. Categories: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) is an independent radio astronomer who rockets into celebrity after she finds a coherent radio signal emanating from deep space. Deciphering the message with the help of Palmer Joss (Matthew McConaughey), Ellie discovers plans for building an advanced machine of unknown power. As Ellie prepares to test the device, she stands at the precipice of what may be the greatest moment in human history, or possibly its last. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. With William Fichtner, James Woods and Angela Bassett. Categories: Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery. Year: 1997.
Ray Keene (John Cusack) takes his son on a hiking trip hoping to reconnect with the boy after his mother's death. But, when the pair witness a car wreck, Keene is tasked with bringing world-class assassin Frank Cardin (Morgan Freeman) to justice when the US Marshall escorting him dies from his injuries. In an attempt to redeem himself in the eyes of his son, Keene must evade the assassin's team who are methodically hunting them down in the wilderness. Directed by Bruce Beresford. With Jamie Anderson. Categories: Drama, Thriller, Crime. Year: 2006.
Luke (Paul Newman) is a troublemaker who ends up in a terrible Southern prison camp working on a chain gang. When he gains the reputation of being a tough man, the warden vows to break him. Despite frequent escape attempts and subsequent abuse by the officers, Luke remains a symbol of freedom and strength for his fellow inmates. Directed by Stuart Rosenberg. With George Kennedy, J.D. Cannon and Lou Antonio. Categories: Cult Classics, Drama. Year: 1967.
Cool Hand Luke
When geologists discover that the Earth's core will soon stop spinning, hysteria and panic sweeps over the globe. In order to prevent disaster, a team of scientists, including Aaron Eckhart, Bruce Greenwood and Hilary Swank), is assembled to detonate a nuclear device deep within the center of the Earth to restart its rotation. Directed by Jon Amiel. With Stanley Tucci, Delroy Lindo, DJ Qualls and Alfre Woodard. Categories: Drama, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Decorated policeman Nick Chen (Yun-Fat Chow) is assigned to defuse a turf war in Chinatown between the Triads and the Fukienese Dragons. As the action heats up, Chen is teamed up with young cop Danny Wallace (Mark Wahlberg), who is unaware of how power and influence have compromised his superiors. When Wallace is offered a bribe, Chen is forced to realign the loyalties that have helped him rise through the ranks. Directed by James Foley. With Brian Cox. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1999.
After being arrested by Berlin Police in Nazi Germany, Salomon Sorowitsch (Karl Markovics), a man with a talent for forging documents and counterfeiting money, is sent to a hard labor camp. Years later, after being recognized by Sturmbannführer Friedrich Herzog (Devid Striesow), the man who arrested him, Salomon is moved into better living conditions so that he and a group of imprisioned professionals can produce fake foreign currency for Operation Berhard. While Salomon follows orders to help weaken the economies of Germany's enemies, fellow forger Adolf Burger (August Diehl) realizes the true nature of their work and refuses to use his skills for Nazi profit, forcing Salomon to reconsider his actions. Directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky. With Martin Brambach, August Zirner and Veit Stübner. Categories: Crime, Drama, War, Foreign Film. Year: 2007.
Lt. Colonel Nathaniel Serling (Denzel Washington) is trying to do the right thing. An army officer haunted by a command mistake, he is selected to assess a helicopter commander's eligibility for the Medal of Honor. Captain Karen Walden (Meg Ryan) died in a heroic rescue attempt of a downed chopper and appears to be a hero. As Serling investigates, conflicting accounts from her crew cause him to question her actions. Directed by Edward Zwick. With Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty and Matt Damon. Categories: Action, Drama, War. Year: 1996.
Courage Under Fire
After the death of her wealthy sister, Bette (Jessica Lange), a poor, lonely seamstress, does her best to involve herself in the lives of her brother-in-law, the Baron Hulot (Hugh Laurie), and her niece, Hulot (Kelly Macdonald). When that fails, she finds solace in a handsome young sculptor (Aden Young), who she saved from starvation. But, when the artist falls in love with Hortense, Bette becomes bitter and plots revenge on the family who shunned her and stole her only love. Directed by Des McAnuff. With Elisabeth Shue, Bob Hoskins and Simon McBurney. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 1998.
Pepper (Woody Harrelson) and Sonny (Kiefer Sutherland) are two cowboys living a life of country contentment. When their friend Nacho (Joaquín Martínez) disappears in New York City, Pepper and Sonny head to the Big Apple on a quest to locate their fellow cowboy and his daughter, Teresa (Cara Buono). Directed by Gregg Champion. With Dylan McDermott, Luis Guzmán and Matthew Cowles. Categories: Action, Comedy, Drama. Year: 1994.
The Cowboy Way
Aspiring songwriter Violet (Piper Perabo) comes out of her shell when she gets a job in a New York bar where the waitresses tease the patrons. Her boyfriend, Kevin (Adam Garcia), is amazed by her transformation and not all that happy about it, but Lil (Maria Bello), the bar owner, is delighted by Violet's new boldness. Tyra Banks and Bridget Moynhan play two of the other waitresses. Directed by David McNally. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music. Year: 2000.
A group of people in Los Angeles leading very different lives are brought together through happenstance. Occurring through the course of two turbulent days are two deadly car accidents, a carjacking, racially motivated vandalism, a gross abuse of police authority and the suspicious shooting death of one police officer by another. By the time it's all over, lives are changed and people realize that there is more to who they really are than they ever imagined. Directed by Paul Haggis. With Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Michael Peña, Terrence Howard, Ludacris, Ryan Phillippe and Thandie Newton. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 2004.
Directed by Scott Cooper. With Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Robert Duvall and Colin Farrell. Categories: Drama. Year: 2009.
Paul Betthany and Jennifer Connelly (a real-life married couple) star in this film, a biography of the biologist Charles Darwin, whose theory of human evolution continues to cause controversy today. Darwin is fiercely committed, while Emma (Connelly), his wife, cannot accept his ideas because of her religious beliefs. Directed by Jon Amiel. With Jeremy Northam, Toby Jones, Benedict Cumberbatch. Categories: Drama, Biography. Year: 2009.
After Russian rebels take over a nuclear missile site, the US Navy calls upon Captain Frank Ramsey (Gene Hackman) to lead the USS Alabama, a nuclear strategic missile submarine, on a patrol mission, and be at the ready should a pre-emptive strike be necessary. Captain Ramsey, one of the few commanding officers in the Navy with combat experience, chooses Lieutenant Commander Ron Hunter (Denzel Washington), who has an extensive education in military history and tactics, as his executive officer. Whenthe order comes through, the crew prepares to launch. But, when follow-up message is interrupted by an attack on the sub, the already tense situation boils over as Ramsey and Hunter battle over their course of action. Directed by Tony Scott. With James Gandolfini and Viggo Mortensen. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year 1995.
Following the discovery of several communal gravesites filled with children's bodies in Ecuador, Manolo Bonilla (John Leguizamo), a reporter for a Miami-based tabloid television show, flies down with his crew to cover the story. Manolo is convinced that it is the work of a single, monstrous serial killer. Tension in the town reaches a boiling point when Vinicio Cepeda (Damián Alcázar) accidentally runs over a child, and an angry mob led by the child's father, Don Lucho (Henry Layana), tries to burn him alive. Directed by Sebastián Cordero. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Foreign Film. Year: 2004.
Immigrants of different nationalities struggle to earn their legal status in Los Angeles. Their plight includes dealing with crossing the border, obtaining fraudulent documents, gaining asylum and the green card process. In addition to the difficulties of entering the US and living in a new countries, the immigrants must also deal with work-site enforcement and the office of counter terrorism. Directed by Wayne Kramer. With Harrison Ford, Sean Penn, Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, Summer Bishil, Cliff Curtis and Alice Braga. Categories: Drama. Year: 2009.
Jody (Forest Whitaker) is a British soldier captured by an IRA terrorist named Jude (Miranda Richardson). Fergus (Stephen Rea), an IRA terrorist, befriends Jody until the kidnapping goes wrong and heflees to London. There, Fergus finds Dil (Jaye Davidson), Jody's lover, and begins seeing her under a false identity. However, Dil has an incredible secret of her own. Directed by Neil Jordan. With Stephen Rea, Adrian Dunbar and Joe Savino. Categories: Politics, Cult Classics, Drama, Romance, Thriller. Year: 1992.
The Crying Game
Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt) is born as an old man and physically ages backwards. Abandoned by his biological parents just after his birth, Benjamin struggles to live in a world where his appearance doesn't quite match up with what's inside of him. At 50, Benjamin falls in love with 30-year-old Daisy (Cate Blanchett). And, as Benjamin grows younger and Daisy grows older, the two must come to terms with the limits of their relationship and the unusual circumstances of Benjamin's life. Directed by David Fincher. With Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond and Elle Fanning. Categories: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance. Year: 2008.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The delicate power balance between the king (Yun-Fat Chow) and queen (Li Gong) of the Tang Dynasty becomes unstable as the king stuggles to control his empire and his family. The ailing queen has been carrying on an illicit affair with her stepson while the king works on an insidious plot. As the Chong Yang Festival commences, a revolt ensues, spilling blood all over the golden blossoms of the Imperial Palace. Directed by Yimou Zhang. With Ye Liu, Jin Chen, Jay Chou, Junjie Qin and Man Li. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Foreign Film. Year: 2006.
Curse of the Golden Flower
When reporter Ethan Kendrick (Jason Behr) is sent to investigate the appearance of a monstrous creature, he meets a girl (Amanda Brooks) striken with a mysterious illness, who he believes could hold the key to stopping the beast. The pair track the creature to Los Angeles and must fight an army of reptilian monsters to fulfill an ancient prophecy. Directed by Hyung-rae Shim. With Robert Forster and Craig Robinson. Categories: Action, Drama, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
Professor Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) is summoned to the Louvre after a body covered in mysterious writing is found. After escaping from a suspicious police inspector (Jean Reno), Langon and his new partner (Audrey Tautou) set off on an adventure as he attempts to unravel the code of the holy grail and solve the greatest mystery of all time. Directed by Ron Howard. With Ian McKellen, Paul Bettany and Alfred Molina. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Based on a Novel. Year: 2006.
The Da Vinci Code
After the courts award custody of his three daughter to his drug-dealing ex-wife, Monty (Idris Elba), a mechanic, asks Julia (Gabrielle Union), an attorney he met while working as a chauffeur, to help him get his girls back. Although they come from two different worlds, Monty and Julia develop an attraction as they fight to keep Monty's family from being ripped apart. Directed by Tyler Perry. With Louis Gossett Jr., Tasha Smith, Tracee Ellis Ross and Malinda Williams. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Daddy's Little Girls
Michael Sheen (The Queen, Frost/Nixon) stars as legendary soccer-team manager Brian Clough. For 44 drama-filled days, he tried to tone down the Leeds United's dirty playing style and bring back athleticism and sportsmanship. But the players prefer the ruthless approach of their former manager (Colm Meaney). Clough also clashes with team officials, including one played by Jim Broadbent. Directed by Tom Hooper. Categories: Drama, Sport. Year: 2009.
The Damned United
Dan Burns (Steve Carell) is an advice columnist who knows how to help everyone but himself. A dedicated single father, Dan does his best to raise his kids, but he neglects to take time for himself. Things start to change when Dan meets and falls for Marie (Juliette Binoche) at a bookstore, only to learn later that she is dating his brother (Dane Cook). Directed by Peter Hedges. With Dianne Wiest, John Mahoney, Alison Pill, Brittany Robertson and Marlene Lawston. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Dan in Real Life
Lt. John Dunbar (Kevin Costner) becomes a hero when he accidentally leads Union troops to victory in a key battle. Requesting assignment on the Western front, he finds himself sole guardian of an abandoned military outpost. There, he befriends a lonely wolf and a local Indian tribe, whose ways he grows to respect and adopt as their culture and lives are threatened by U.S. encroachment on their territories. An epic tale of the American West as it once was. Directed by Kevin Costner. With Mary McDonnell and Graham Greene. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Western. Year: 1990.
Dances with Wolves
Francis (Owen Wilson), Peter (Adrien Brody) and Jack (Jason Schwartzman), three brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year, hop aboard a train for a spiritual quest across India that they hope will help them reconnect with one another. After a series of quarrels fueled by mistrust and over-the-counter pain killers, Peter and Jack discover that Francis is secretly taking them to locate their estranged mother (Anjelica Huston), who has joined a convent. Later, abandoned by their train, the brothers find themselves lost in the middle of the desert and face a life and death situation that will decide the direction of the rest of their jouney. Directed by Wes Anderson. With Amara Karan and Bill Murray. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Drama. Year: 2007.
The Darjeeling Limited
Batman (Christian Bale) continues his quest to bring down the criminal organizations that plague the streets of Gotham with the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart). But, when mob bosses make an alliance with a psychotic mastermind known as the Joker (Heath Ledger), Batman must use every weapon in his arsenal to put an end to the villain's deadly rampage. Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Anthony Michael Hall, William Fichtner and Michael Caine. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Based on a Comic. Year: 2008.
The Dark Knight
Chaz Davenport (Gabriel Mann) is the proprietor of what promises to be the most popular nightclub in town. Although Chaz is surrounded by the music he loves and has his pick of gorgeous women, he also has to deal with the city's constant blackouts and a menacing loan shark, both of which threaten his dream. Making matters worse, Chaz finds himself in a love triangle with Crystal (Bijou Phillips), the club's star performer, and Madelaine (Izabella Miko), a mysterious and seductive new singer. And, when people close to him begin turning up dead, Chaz must decide who he can trust as he's drawn into the city's darkest recesses. Directed by Rachel Samuels. With Elias Koteas, Jarreth J. Merz and Michael Fairman. Categories: Drama, Thriller, Music, Musical. Year: 2008.
Dahlia Williams (Jennifer Connelly) is a desperate mother battling for custody of her young daughter, Ceci (Ariel Gade). After running out of money from the legal battle, Dahlia must move into a depressing new apartment. Strange things begin happening in her new home; unexplainable noises and frequent leaks of eerie dark water convince her that something supernatural is happening. Directed by Walter Salles. Starring John C. Reilly, Tim Roth and Dougray Scott. Categories: Drama, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2005.
As the walking dead to terrorize the people of earth, one small group of survivors finds themselves trapped in a shopping mall outside of Pittsburgh. Steven (David Emge) and Francine (Gaylen Ross), two TV station employees, team up with Roger (Scott H. Reiniger) and Peter (Ken Foree) as they try to survive the relentless hunger of the dead and the maddening strain of life under siege. Directed by George A. Romero. With David Crawford and David Early. Categories: Cult Classics, Action, Drama, Horror. Year: 1978.
Dawn of the Dead
Climatologist Jack Hall (Dennis Quaid) works to save the world from the effects of global warming while also trying to get to his son, Sam (Jake Gyllenhaal), who is trapped in New York City. As super storms begin to appear across the globe, it becomes evident that the earth is entering its next ice age and humanities only hope is to head south. Directed by Roland Emmerich. With Sela Ward, Emmy Rossum and Ian Holm. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2004.
The Day After Tomorrow
Zombies have taken over the earth, forcing a group of military leaders and scientists into a small underground bunker in a last ditch effort to survive. Tension develops as the scientists begin using the undead in their experiments. Eventually, the soldiers force the scientists into the caves holding their undead subjects. Directed by George A. Romero. With Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato and Anthony Dileo Jr.. Categories: Cult Classics, Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 1985.
Day of the Dead
When the alien Klaatu (Keanu Reeves) lands on earth, he brings a message to the human race. All the world's people must learn to live in peace or they will be destroyed. Dr. Granier (Jon Hamm), a NASA official, recruits microbiologist Helen Benson (Jennifer Connelly) to join a scientific team investigating Klaatu. But, soon, Benson and her young stepson (Jaden Smith) get caught up in Klaatu's mission, and begin to understand the importance of his arrival. Directed by Scott Derrickson. With John Cleese, Kathy Bates, Brandon T. Jackson and James Hong. Categories: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Remake. Year: 2008.
The Day the Earth Stood Still
In the near future, vampires have taken over the earth and subdued the non-vampire population. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, they farm humans for their blood. A vampire scientist (Ethan Hawke) works on a way to reverse the process and turn vampires back into ordinary humans. Meanwhile, he meets a group of humans who are hiding out and want his help to rebuild humanity. Willem Dafoe plays one of the human leaders. Directed by Peter Spierig. With Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan and Isabel Lucas. Categories: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2010.
Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) is a young, cocky stock car driver who gets his chance to compete at the top level of NASCAR. Joining the hot-shot Trickle is mechanic mentor Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall), who acts as his crew chief. After a massive wreck that sends him to the hospital, Trickle meets Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman), a young, beautiful brain surgeon, and they fall in love. Directed by Tony Scott. With Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, John C. Reilly, Michael Rooker and Fred Dalton Thompson. Categories: Action, Drama, Romance, Sports. Year: 1990.
Days of Thunder
On the last day of school in a small Texas town, the new class of seniors set out to uphold the time honored tradition of hazing the incoming freshmen, before meeting up for an end of the year bash. Randall Floyd (Jason London), the school's star quarterback, and his buds have been looking forward to this night for awhile, but decide to change things up and take Mitch Kramer (Wiley Wiggins), a laid back freshman, under their wing. But, when Kevin Pickford's (Shawn Andrews) parents find out he's planning a keg party, the kids will have improvise to keep the party alive. Directed by Richard Linklater. With Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck, Anthony Rapp and Adam Goldberg. Categories:Comedy, Drama. Year:1993.
Dazed and Confused
The life of American composer Cole Porter (Kevin Kline) is told through a series of flasbacks as the elderly Porter is asked to watch a play based on his life. Transported into his world, we gain insight into this artist's complicated career and love life, including the intricate story of Cole and Linda Porter (Ashley Judd), his wife who had to come to terms with and help conceal his homosexuality. Directed by Irwin Winkler. With Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morissette and Natalie Cole. Categories: Musical, Romance, Biography. Year: 2004.
After Krista's (Brittany Murphy) dead body is found by a lonely caretaker (Toni Collette), a forensics graduate student (Rose Byrne), whose sister went missing as a child, believes the girl is her lost sibling. Meanwhile, a woman (Mary Beth Hurt) in an abusive relationship discovers a disturbing connection between her husband (Nick Searcy) and Krista's murder. And, Melora (Marcia Gay Harden), a mother searching for answers about her runaway daughter, finds help in her quest from another troubled young woman (Kerry Washington). Directed by Karen Moncrieff. With Piper Laurie, Giovanni Ribisi, Mary Steenburgen and Bruce Davison. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2006.
The Dead Girl
Sister Helen Prejean (Susan Sarandon) acts as the spiritual advisor to Matthew Poncelet (Sean Penn), the condemned killer of two teenage lovers. After spending time with Poncelet in prison, Sister Helen begins to see the terrified human beneath his brash, unrepentant facade. Increasingly disturbed by Poncelet's anguish leading up to his execution and the rage of the victims' families, Sister Helen struggles for the life, dignity, and soul of a confused and angry man. Directed by Tim Robbins. With R. Lee Ermey and Raymond J. Barry. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 1995.
Dead Man Walking
After Richard (Paddy Considine) joins the army, Anthony (Toby Kebbell), the simple-minded brother he has always protected, is taken in by a local drug dealer (Gary Stretch) and his gang. Seven years later, Richard returns to his hometown to take revenge on the men who abused and humiliated Anthony while he was away. Directed by Shane Meadows. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2004.
Dead Man's Shoes
A love triangle about John (Channing Tatum), his friend Tim (Keith Robinson), and Savannah (Amanda Seyfried), who loves them both. Richard Jenkins plays John's authoritarian father, who encourages John to join the military. When John is gone, Savannah's relationship with Tim becomes more intense and John doesn't know how to hold onto her. Directed by Lasse Hallstr_m. Categories: Drama, Romance, War. Year: 2010.
As way out of his prison sentence, former Marine Tim Kearney (Paul Walker) accepts a deal from DEA agent Tad Gruzsa (Laurence Fishburne) to impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer. Kearney takes Bobby Z's place during a hostage switch with a crime lord, but when the negotiations go bad, Kearney escapes with Z's son in tow. Directed by John Herzfeld. With Olivia Wilde. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
The Death and Life of Bobby Z
When Jonathan (Ewan McGregor), a mild-mannered accountant, meets Wyatt (Hugh Jackman), he sees the charismatic, womanizing lawyer as the personification of everything he wishes he could be. Introduced to a mysterious sex club, Jonathan begins to discover an exciting, erotic world he never dreamed of. But, when a woman disappears, Jonathan finds that he is the prime suspect in a plot that involves a million dollar heist. Directed by Marcel Langenegger. With Michelle Williams and Maggie Q. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Henry Roth (Billy Crudup) is a cynical, obsessive compulsive, neurotic author of a hit children's book series. When his long time collaborator and best friend passes away, Roth is forced to work with Lucy (Mandy Moore), a beautiful new illustrator. Distrught and without direction, Henry struggles with letting go of his past and learning how to open up to new people. Directed by Justin Theroux. With Martin Freeman, Amy Sedaris, Dianne Wiest and Tom Wilkinson. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Michael (Robert De Niro), Steven (John Savage) and Nick (Christopher Walken) are young factory workers from Pennsylvania who get drafted to fight in Vietnam. There, they are captured by Vietnamese soldiers who force the men to play Russian roulette over and over, shattering their minds. Michael devises an escape plan that saves all three men, but the after-effects of the war prevent any of them from having normal lives. Directed by Michael Cimino. With Meryl Streep, George Dzundza and John Cazale. Categories: Drama, War. Year: 1978.
The Deer Hunter
Tuvia (Daniel Craig), Zus (Liev Schreiber), Asael (Jamie Bell) and Aron Bielski (George MacKay), four Jewish brothers, escape Nazi-occupied Poland and join a group of Russian resistance fighters. While building a village deep inside the forest to be a home for other Jewish refugees, the brothers help to save hundreds of lives and prepare to protect themselves from the Nazi's wrath. Directed by Edward Zwick. With Tomas Arana and Alexa Davalos. Categories: Drama, War, Independent Film, Based on a True Story. Year: 2008.
In addition to his pending divorce, thirty-something Manhattan dad Will Hayes (Ryan Reynolds) must also deal with questions from his 10 year old daughter, Maya (Abigail Breslin), about his life before marriage. Will begins his story as a young, aspiring politician who moves to New York from Wisconsin in order to work on the Clinton campaign. While attempting to deliver a child-friendly version of his romantic escapades and adventures in politics, Will is careful to conceal the names of his three loves, leaving Maya to guess who he ultimately ended up with. As Maya begins to put the pieces together, she learns that love is a complicated thing. Directed by Adam Brooks. With Elizabeth Banks, Derek Luke, Isla Fisher, Kevin Kline and Rachel Weisz. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2008.
The feeling of deja vu leads ATF agent Doug Carlin (Denzel Washington) on a quest to discover how a young woman's murder is connected to a tragic ferry bombing. Carlin races against time in an attempt to save the lives of hundreds and the murdered young woman, Claire (Paula Patton), who he begins to fall in love with while investigating the events leading up to her death. Directed by Tony Scott. With Val Kilmer, Bruce Greenwood, Adam Goldberg, James Caviezel, Erika Alexander and Enrique Castillo. Categories: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Outdoorsman Lewis Medlock (Burt Reynolds) takes his city friends (Jon Voight, Ned Beatty and Ronny Cox) on a canoe trip down the Cahulawassee River. Intent on seeing the land before it's flooded by a new dam, the group travels deep into the rugged back country. What starts out as a good time ends up being a life altering experience as the unfriendly locals become more and more of a threat. Directed by John Boorman. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Thriller. 1972.