When a civilian diving team is hired to assist the US Navy in recovering a destroyed nuclear submarine, what they discover is more awesome than anything they could have expected. Thousand of feet beneath the cold, murky waters, the team comes upon a mysterious force that could decide the fate of humanity. Directed by James Cameron. With Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn and Todd Graff. Categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1989.
Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey), a screwball private eye and animal lover, is on the trail of Snowflake, the Miami Dolphins' beloved mascot, that has gone missing just a week before the Super Bowl. Racing to solve the case, Ace is joined by Dolphins publicist Melissa Robinson (Courteney Cox) and his cop friend, Emilio (Tone Loc), as he uses his crazy antics and uncanny investigative skills to blow the case wide open. Directed by Tom Shadyac. With Sean Young and Dan Marino. Categories: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1994.
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
In the year 2415, the world's population has been so drastically decimated by a sweeping virus that all of the earth's inhabitants live within one walled "perfect" city, Bregna. Bregna is ruled by a tribunal of scientists who exert complete control over its citizens. However, an underground rebellion is underway, led by the Handler (Frances McDormand). Aeon Flux (Charlize Theron), a skilled, acrobatic assassin, is assigned with a critical mission - to kill Trevor Goodchild (Marton Csokas), the government's sinister leader. Directed by Karyn Kusama. With Jonny Lee Miller, Sophie Okonedo and Amelia Warner. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Cody Banks (Frankie Muniz) is a typical, fun-loving teen by day, but after hours he is a top secret agent. For his newest mission, Cody must enter prep school and befriend Natalie Connors (Hilary Duff) in order to locate find her father, a scientist unknowingly developing a swarm of deadly nanobots. Cody's wits and charm are put to the test as he tries to save the world and get the girl. Directed by Harald Zwart. With Angie Harmon, Keith David, Cynthia Stevenson and Daniel Roebuck. Categories: Action, Thriller, Comedy, Adventure, Family. Year: 2003.
Agent Cody Banks
After a visit to Moscow, President James Marshall (Harrison Ford) becomes a hostage when Air Force One is taken over by neo-nationalists from Kazakhstan. Led by Ivan Korshunov (Gary Oldman), the terrorists take control of the aircraft and demand the release of their leader, General Radek. But, after previously declaring that the US doesn't negotiate with terrorists, President Marshal fights back to save his family and prevent an international incident. Directed by Wolfgang Petersen. With Glenn Close and William H. Macy. Categories: Action, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1997.
Air Force One
Thirty years after a bomb destroys Tokyo, triggering World War III, Neo-Tokyo has been built under Japan's new political system. Kaneda (Cam Clarke), the leader of a biker gang in the desperate, poverty stricken city, must deal with anti-government activists, corrupt politicians, evil scientists and a powerful military leader as he goes on a quest to save his friend, Tetsuo (Joshua Seth). Meanwhile, Tesuo, who has been captured by the Akira Project, is subjected to a number of tests which ultimately cause him to morph into another life form and unleash his supernatural powers upon the city. Directed by Katsuhiro Ôtomo. Categories: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Cult Classics. Year: 1988.
In deep space, the crew of the mining ship Nostromo investigates a suspected SOS signal being sent from a moon orbiting a nearby planet. Discovering a derelict ship on the moon's surface, Captain Dallas (Tom Skerritt), Kane (John Hurt) and Lambert (Veronica Cartwright) enter and come upon a chamber filled with large, forboding eggs. When Kane is suddenly attacked by a mysterious parasite that attaches itself to his face, Warrant Officer Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) initially refuses them re-entrance to the ship, siting quarantine protocol. But, Science Officer Ash (Ian Holm) disregards her order and lets them in. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Harry Dean Stanton and Yaphet Kotto. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1979.
After escaping from the Alien planet in the Colonial Marine spaceship Sulaco, Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) awakes to discover that her escape pod has crash landed on a deep space penal colony, killing the rest of her crew. Welcomed with great hesitation, she awaits rescue from the company and befriends the facility's doctor, Clemens (Charles Dance) to protect herself from the murderers and rapists who maintain the colony's ore foundry. But, when it is discovered that an Alien stowed away on Ripley's ship, she must form an alliance with Dillon (Charles S. Dutton), a criminal who has found religion, in order to organize the prisoners and fight back against the beast. Directed by David Fincher. With Brian Glover, Danny Webb, Lance Henriksen and Ralph Brown. Categories: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1992.
200 years after her death, Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is reborn as a clone. Scientists have used her DNA to bring her back to life and get their hands on the Queen Alien that grows within her chest. As scientist begin to breed more Aliens, Ripley adjusts to being alive again - remembering bits and pieces of her former life. Soon, though, the Aliens escape and begin ravaging the ship's crew. Together with a band of space pirates, including a second generation android (Winona Ryder), Ripley must find a way to defeat the Aliens yet again before the ship crash lands on Earth. Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. With Dominique Pinon, Ron Perlman, Gary Dourdan, Michael Wincott, Dan Hedaya, J.E. Freeman, Brad Dourif and Leland Orser. Categories: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1997.
Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the sole survivor of a mining company ship that was attacked by a vicious, parasitic Alien. When she gives her story to the company executives, they dismiss her claims and tell her that the Alien planet has been colonized while she was adrift in space. But, when all communication with the colonists is cut off, Ripley is asked to return to the planet in order to terminate the Aliens once and for all. She is joined by a squadron of marines, an android (Lance Henriksen) and a shifty corporate lawyer (Paul Reiser) with a mission of his own. Directed by James Cameron. With Michael Biehn, Bill Paxton and Carrie Henn. Categories: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1986.
A peaceful Colorado town becomes the center of an intergalactic battle when a Predator scout ship crash lands and releases the Aliens on board. As the Aliens begin to infect the town, a lone “Wolf” Predator (Ian Whyte) is sent to exterminate the hoard. Meanwhile, the townspeople caught in the middle of the brutal face-off set out to the stop the Alien outbreak before the military carpet bombs the area. Directed by Colin Strause and Greg Strause. With Steven Pasquale, Reiko Aylesworth, John Ortiz, Johnny Lewis, David Paetkau and Chelah Horsdal. Categories: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2007. Release Date: December 25, 2007.
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
After the death of the top gangster in Harlem, Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington), the man's former driver, moves into a position of great power in the drug market. Striking a deal with a Thai general, Lucas is able to smuggle heroin in the coffins of soldiers who died in Vietnam and makes a fortune. But, Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe), a NJ detective with close ties to the streets, aims to bring Lucas down after he is put in charge of a drug trafficking task force. With Roberts bearing down on him, Lucas must do everything he can to stay on top, including dealing with the Italian mafia and corrupt NYPD officers. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Armand Assante and T.I.. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Based on a True Story. Year: 2007.
Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) has it all: a designer wardrobe, a luxury apartment and more money than he can spend. But, beneath the surface, Bateman struggles to fit in with his Wall Street cohorts. And, the harder he tries, the more unhinged he becomes and the less control he has over the bloody urges that make him feel like an individual. Directed by Mary Harron. With Willem Dafoe, Reese Witherspoon and Chloë Sevigny. Categories: Drama, Horror, Comedy, Thriller. Year: 2000.
George (James Brolin) and Kathy (Margot Kidder) Lutz are newly married and couldn't be happier. Together with their three kids, they move into a huge Long Island house. They seem to have made a good life for themselves until strange things begin to happen inside their new home. After a series of disturbing accidents, they call upon the help of a family priest, who is helpless to combat the terrible spirit preying upon this once happy household. Directed by Stuart Rosenberg. With Rod Steiger, Don Stroud and Murray Hamilton. Categories: Cult Classics, Horror, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1979.
The Amityville Horror
Octavio (Gael García Bernal) wants to run away with his sister-in-law (Vanessa Bauche), but after a dogfight goes bad he runs a red light and causes a violent accident. Octavio hits Daniel (Álvaro Guerrero), a businessman who has abandoned his family, and Valeria (Goya Toledo), a beautiful model who loses her leg in the accident. The collision is witnessed by El Chiro (Emilio Echevarría), a homeless former revolutionary who is trying to reconnect with his daughter. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. Categories: Drama, Thriller, Foreign Film. Year: 2000.
Deep in the rainforest of Borneo grows the Blood Orchid, a mysterious flower said to grant longer life when consumed. A scientific expedition embarks on a journey to find this flower, but uncover a terrible threat: anacondas, enormous snakes with superior size, speed and intelligence because of the powers of the Blood Orchid. Caught totally unprepared, the scientific quest becomes a fight for survival. Directed by Dwight H. Little. With Johnny Messner, KaDee Strickland, Matthew Marsden, Nicholas Gonzalez and Eugene Byrd. Categories: Adventure, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2004.
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) investigates the murder of a prominent physicist with the help of his daughter Vittoria (Ayelet Zurer). As the trail leads them to the Vatican, Robert and Vittoria find clues linking the murder, as well as the kidnapping of four cardinals, to the Illuminati, a powerful ancient group long thought to be extinct. With the group intending to carry out a terrorist attack during a papal conclave, Robert and Vittoria must discover the truth before more innocent lives are lost. Directed by Ron Howard. With Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, David Pasquesi, Cosimo Fusco and Armin Mueller-Stahl. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Angels & Demons
A shuttle disaster in outer space alerts NASA to an unthinkable danger: an asteroid the size of Texas is on a collision course with Earth. In a desperate attempt for survival, NASA calls on the world's best deepcore driller, Harry Stamper (Bruce Willis), and his team (Ben Affleck, Will Patton, Michael Clarke Duncan and Owen Wilson) to detonate a nuclear device deep within the asteroid and destroy it before it reaches Earth. Directed by Michael Bay. With Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare and William Fichtner. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 1998.
Matt Dillon, Laurence Fishburne, Amaury Nolasco, Skeet Ulrich and Jean Reno star as a group of drivers of armored trucks that carry cash. When one of them falls into dire financial straits and might lose his house, the others give in to the temptation to steal some of the money they carry every day. No one will get hurt, and they stage a robbery to fool their bosses. The plan is brilliant, but a few unexpected events that take place pit the men against each other. Directed by Nimród Antal. With, Fred Ward and Columbus Short. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Robert Rath (Sylvester Stallone ) is a tired killer who wants out of the business. Opposing him is Bain (Antonio Banderas), an eager young hitman who wants to scrap the older model and reign as assassin supreme. Teaming up with a hacker named Electra (Julianne Moore), Rath must take down Bain so that he can retire from the game with his body and mind intact. Directed by Richard Donner. With Anatoli Davydov, Muse Watson and Steve Kahan. Categories: Action, Thriller, Crime. Year: 1995.
For two minutes, astronaut Spencer Armacost (Johnny Depp) loses total consciousness while on a routine space shuttle mission, returning to Earth barely alive. The President, the nation and his friends celebrate his safe homecoming, but his wife Jillian (Charlize Theron) senses that there is something very different about the man she loves. Directed by Rand Ravich. With Joe Morton and Clea DuVall. Categories: Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror. Year: 1999.
The Astronaut's Wife
A team of archeologists and other scientists assembled by billionaire Charles Bishop Weyland (Lance Henriksen) set off for Antarctica after satellites detect a mysterious energy source deep beneath the ice. Led by adventurer Alexa Woods (Sanaa Lathan), the team heads below the surface and discovers an incredibly intricate pyramid displaying inscriptions from three ancient civilizations. Soon, the team discovers the structure's true purpose: a breeding ground for the universe's ultimate prey (the Aliens) for its most deadly hunters (the Predators). Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. With Raoul Bova, Ewen Bremner, Colin Salmon and Tommy Flanagan. Categories: Horror, Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi. Year: 2004.
AVP: Alien vs. Predator
Clay Beresford (Hayden Christensen) suffers from a heart condition that requires a heart transplant. When he receives a call informing him that a donor has been found, he believes that his life has been saved. But, during surgery, Clay experiences a phenomenon called "anesthetic awareness," leaving him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. To escape the pain, Clay has an out of body experience, and discovers that his new wife, Sam (Jessica Alba), and his trusted friend, Dr. Jack Harper (Terrence Howard) are involved in a plot to take his life. Directed by Joby Harold. With Lena Olin and Christopher McDonald. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
In the remote sands of the Moroccan desert, a rifle shot rings out, detonating a chain of events that will link an American tourist couple’s frantic struggle to survive, two Moroccan boys involved in an accidental crime, a nanny illegally crossing into Mexico with two American children, and a rebelious Japanese teen whose father is sought by the police in Tokyo. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. With Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and Gael García Bernal. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.