Actor Morgan Freeman, playing himself, is debilitated by his own fear of failure and has not accepted a role in several years. When he begins to contemplate doing an independent film, Freeman heads to an isolated convenience store to do a little research and perhaps find some inspiration. What he finds is Scarlet (Paz Vega), a spitfire cashier, who he ends up asking for a ride home. The two cultivate a brief, unlikely friendship and help one another to grow through their banter and mutual encouragement. Directed by Brad Silberling. With Jonah Hill, Alexandra Berardi and Bobby Cannavale. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2006.
10 Items or Less
Pretty and popular, Bianca Stratford (Larisa Oleynik) desperately wants to date Joey Donner (Andrew Keegan), the high school heartthrob. The only problem is that Bianca's father (Larry Miller) has forbidden her to date anyone until her cynical, sharp-tongued older sister, Kat (Julia Stiles), finds a date of her own. When Cameron James (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a new student who likes Bianca, learns of the situation, he teams up with Joey to bribe Patrick (Heath Ledger), a mysterious loner, to ask Kat out, and thus free Bianca to date whomever she wants. Directed by Gil Junger. With David Krumholtz, Susan May Pratt, Gabrielle Union, Daryl Mitchell and Allison Janney. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1999.
10 Things I Hate About You
Warren Stacy (Gene Davis), a deranged serial killer who enjoys slaying young women in the nude, goes one step too far when he targets the daughter of hard-nosed cop Leo Kessler (Charles Bronson). In an act of desperation, Kessler plants false evidence on the killer and is kicked off the force as a result. Unable to give up on the case, Kessler becomes a vigilante and goes after the killer himself, unwilling to let the law get in the way of justice. Directed by J. Lee Thompson. With Wilford Brimley. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1983.
10 to Midnight
After a band of mysterious warlords raid his village and kidnap the woman he loves (Camilla Belle), D'Leh (Steven Strait), a young mammoth hunter, assembles a small group of his tribesmen to track them down. Journeying through unknown territory and battling against prehistoric predators, D'Leh's quest leads him into an epic confrontation with the leader of a lost civilization that will decide the fate of his people. Directed by Roland Emmerich. With Cliff Curtis, Tim Barlow and Marco Khan. Categories: Adventure, Drama. Year: 2008.
Tommy (James Marsden) returns to his tough Philadelphia neighborhood after serving in Desert Storm. Facing hard time for some trouble he caused in the service, Tommy is offered a deal by the FBI. Back on his home turf, he once again finds himself mixed up with the mob boss who was instrumental in his going off to be a soldier. Directed by Robert Moresco. With Giovanni Ribisi, Brian Dennehy, Dennis Hopper and Piper Perabo. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
10th & Wolf
Twelve jurors must decide the fate of a Chechen teenager (Apti Magamaev) who allegedly killed his Russian stepfather. While all signs point to the boy being the killer, one juror (Sergei Makovetsky) votes for aquittal. With the knowledge that they hold a life in their hands, the jurors review every detail of the case to see if they can come to a unanimous decision. Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov. With Mikhail Yefremov, Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergey Garmash, Aleksei Petrenko, Yuriy Stoyanov, Sergei Gazarov, Valentin Gaft, Mikhail Yefremov, Aleksey Gorbunov, Sergei Artsybashev, Viktor Verzhbitsky and Roman Madyanov. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War, Foreign Film. Year: 2007.
After the defense and prosecution have rested, the jury files into the jury room to deliberate on what seems to be an open and shut murder case. But, one dissenting juror (Henry Fonda) slowly tries to convince the others that the case is not as clear as it seemed in court. As they discuss the murder case, the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other come to light. Directed by Sidney Lumet. With Martin Balsam, Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall, Jack Klugman and Jack Warden. Categories: Drama, Crime. Year: 1957.
12 Angry Men
Jenna (Jennifer Garner) is a 13-year-old girl who can’t wait to grow up and enjoy all the privileges that go along with being an adult. Less than popular, she spends most of her time with her best friend and neighbor, Matt Flamhaff (Mark Ruffalo). After an embarrassing 13th birthday, Jenna wishes to be all grown up, and wakes up the next day to discover that it's 2004 and she's a beautiful, successful 30-year-old woman. With Judy Greer, Andy Serkis and Kathy Baker. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy. Year: 2004.
13 Going on 30
Mike Enslin (John Cusack), a cynical writer who investigates supernatural phenomena, travels to spend a night in room 1408 at the Dolphin Hotel. The hotel's manager, Gerald Olin (Samuel L. Jackson), initally objects to allowing Mike to stay in the room, which is said to harbor evil spirits and is off limits to guests. But, after he threatens to sue the establishment, Gerald checks Mike into the room and sends him off to a sleepless night. Directed by Mikael Håfström. With Jasmine Jessica Anthony and Mary McCormack. Categories: Horror, Thriller, Drama. Year:2007.
On his way home at the end of his shift, Jack Mosely (Bruce Willis), a burnt-out, aging cop, is assigned to escort an annoying, fast-talking convict (Mos Def) from the police station to the courthouse. What Jack doesn't know is that the convict is a witness to some shady police business, and a group of fellow police officers will stop at nothing to prevent the pair from reaching their destination. Directed by Richard Donner. With David Morse. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
In this science-fiction thrill fest about a coming ecological cataclysm, John Cusack stars as Jackson, a limousine driver who learns about the impending doom by chance. He uses his limited resources to try to save his ex- (Amanda Peet) and his child (Morgan Lily), who have gone to live with his former wife's boyfriend (Thomas McCarthy). Inadvertently, Jackson uncovers a sinister plot by the wealthy and powerful to save themselves while the rest of humanity is killed. Directed by Roland Emmerich. Categories: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2009.
A writer (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) thinks he writes about the future but it turns out that it really is the past. In his novel, a mysterious train leaves for 2046 from time to time. Everyone who goes intends to recapture their lost memories because it is said that in 2046 nothing ever changes. But, no one knows if this is true because no one has ever returned -- until now. Directed by Kar Wai Wong. With Ziyi Zhang and Takuya Kimura. Categories: Drama, Romance, Foreign Film. Year: 2004.