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.
Toorop (Vin Diesel) is a mercenary tasked with escorting a package from Eastern Europe to New York City, through a crumbling, post-apocalyptic landscape. As it turns out, the package is a woman named Aurora (Mélanie Thierry) who carries a genetically modified organism that could spell doom for humanity. Complcating matters is a dangerous cult that wants the organism so that they can produce the next Messiah. Directed by Mathieu Kassovitz. With Michelle Yeoh, Lambert Wilson, Mark Strong and Gérard Depardieu. Categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) and Mike Lowry (Will Smith) are two Miami policemen on the most dangerous case of their careers. Tasked to recover a large amount of stolen heroin, they have to find the criminals responsible while protecting a hysterical murder witness (Téa Leoni). Directed by Michael Bay. With Michael Imperioli, Joe Pantoliano and Theresa Randle. Categories: Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime. Year: 1995.
While working as part of a high-tech task force assigned to stop the flow of ecstasy into Miami, detectives Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) uncover a conspiracy involving Johnny Tapia (Jordi Mollà), a ruthless drug lord determined to take control of the city’s narcotics trade. The assignment is further complicated when a romance begins between Mike and Syd (Gabrielle Union), Marcus's beautiful sister who is an undercover DEA agent. Directed by Michael Bay. With Joe Pantoliano and Peter Stormare. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Bad Boys II
When Joe (Nicolas Cage), a cold-blooded assassin, travels to Bangkok for a series of contract killings, he hires a street punk named Kong (Shahkrit Yamnarm) to run errands, intending to execute him when the job is over. Instead, Joe begins mentoring the young man and falls for Fon (Charlie Yeung), a local shop girl. When the true nature of his latest assignment comes to light, Joe begins to question his isolated existence and must fight for his life when his boss decides it's time to clean house. Directed by Oxide Pang Chun and Danny Pang. With James With and Panward Hemmanee. Categories: Action, Crime, Thriller, Remake. Year: 2008.
When Martine (Saffron Burrows) offers her old friend Terry (Jason Statham) a lead on a foolproof job targeting a London bank, Terry assembles a crew to tunnel into a room containing the safety deposit boxes of some of Great Britain's richest and most powerful people. Terry and his team are after millions in cash and jewelry, but along with the loot they discover a collection of dirty secrets. Realizing that Martine had other motives in organizing the robbery, Terry and his partners are thrust into a storm of corruption and scandal that leads to the highest levels of the British government, and must make a mad dash for freedom and their lives. Directed by Roger Donaldson. With Stephen Campbell Moore, Daniel Mays, Richard Lintern and Peter Bowles. Categories: Crime, Thriller, Based on a True Story. Year: 2008.
The Bank Job
Barton Fink (John Turturro) is an intellectual playwright, delving into deep social and philosophical issues in his home city of New York. In 1941, he moves to Hollywood to write a wrestling film when disaster strikes: a severe case of writer's block. Compounded by a series of bizarre of events that keep him miserable and lonely in the mysterious Hotel Earle, not even the attention of his neighbor Charlie Meadows (John Goodman) can lift him from his doldrums. Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen. With Steve Buscemi, Judy Davis. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 1991.
When a former rock star and nightclub owner (Bill Cable) is found murdered, Detective Nick Curran (Michael Douglas) is put on the case. A recovering alcoholic and drug addict, Curran starts suspecting Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone), an intelligent and manipulative novelist. As Curran becomes more involved with Tramell, everyone becomes a suspect and he realizes that he is in over his head. Directed by Paul Verhoeven. With George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Wayne Knight. Categories: Cult Classics, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1992.
Gotham City teems with corruption and decay, made worse by the presence of the Joker (Jack Nicholson), a deformed psychopath who wishes only to kill. Ready to take him on is Batman (Michael Keaton), the alter-ego of billionaire Bruce Wayne. With reporter Vicky Vale (Kim Basinger) hot on the case and threatening to win his heart, Batman must put everything on the line to keep the Joker from taking out the entire city. Directed by Tim Burton. Categories: Action, Thriller, Crime, Fantasy. Year: 1989.
Batman (George Clooney) and Robin (Chris O'Donnell) team up to stop Mr. Freeze (Arnold Schwarzenegger) from turning Gotham City into a permanent winter wonderland. But first, the dynamic duo must overcome seductive temptress Poison Ivy (Uma Thurman), who turns the pair against one another with her poisonous kiss. Directed by Joel Schumacher. With Alicia Silverstone, Elle Macpherson and Vivica A. Fox. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 1997.
Batman & Robin
As a young child, Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) watched helplessly as his parents were gunned down, victims of a petty criminal in corrupt Gotham city. Grown up and hardened by training under the ninja lord Ra's Al-Ghul (Ken Watanabe), Wayne returns to Gotham to become a force of justice: Batman. His first task is dealing with and old friend-turned-foe, Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson), whose League of Shadows intends on driving the Gotham's citizens mad using an exotic poison. Director Christopher Nolan (Memento) returns the series to its dark and serious roots. With Michael Caine, Katie Holmes and Morgan Freeman. Categories: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2005.
In the future, the nation of Japan is on the brink of collapse. As teenage violence climbs out of control, the government enacts a radical new plan to isolate select groups of students on a small island and force them to fight each other to the death. Shuya (Tatsuya Fujiwara), Noriko (Aki Maeda) and Taro Yamamoto) are three students forced to fight on the island. Together, they must defeat the evil overlord Kitano (Takeshi Kitano) and win their freedom. Directed by Kinji Fukasaku. Categories: Drama, Thriller, Action, Horror, Foreign Film. Year: 2000.
The sequel to Behind Enemy Lines tells the story of a team of U.S. Navy SEALs assigned to destroy a North Korean missile site and avert a possible nuclear strike. But when the mission is abruptly aborted, some soldiers (Matt Bushell, Keith David, and Nicholas Gonzalez) are left stranded in enemy territory. In order to survive, they must defeat the rebel forces that threaten their lives. Directed by James Dodson. With Bruce McGill, Denis Arndt and Ben Cross. Categories: Action, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil
When Detroit cop Axel Foley's (Eddie Murphy) friend is killed right in front of him, he follows the killer to Beverly Hills. After detectives Billy Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) and John Taggart (John Ashton) are assigned to keep an eye on him, Axel investigates the case and learns that the murder is connected to a drug ring run by Victor Maitland (Steven Berkoff), a vicious kingpin. Directed by Martin Brest. With Lisa Eilbacher. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1984.
Beverly Hills Cop
Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart (John Ashton) and Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) investigate Chief Bogamil's (Ronny Cox) near-fatal shooting and the series of strange robberies associated with it. Directed by Tony Scott. With Jürgen Prochnow, Brigitte Nielsen and Paul Reiser. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller. Year: 1987.
Beverly Hills Cop II
Based on the novel by Elmore Leonard, this tells the story of Jack Ryan (Owen Wilson), a small-time con. He heads for Hawaii, where a tough judge (Morgan Freeman) decides to use him to get to big-time criminals. Meanwhile, he begins an affair with Nancy (Sara Foster), the mistress of a crooked businessman (Gary Sinise). Directed by George Armitage. Categories: Crime, Thriller, Comedy. Year: 2004.
The Big Bounce
Melvin Smiley (Mark Wahlberg) is a successful young hit man living a double life away from his fiancée, Pam (Christina Applegate). He and his three teammates, Cisco (Lou Diamond Phillips), Crunch (Bokeem Woodbine) and Vince (Antonio Sabato Jr.), work exclusively for a man named Paris (Avery Brooks). But, when the team tries to make a play on their own, they accidentally kidnap the daughter (China Chow) of a former millionaire who happens to be their boss's goddaughter. Directed by Sab Shimono. With Elliott Gould. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller. Year: 1998.
The Big Hit
FBI special agent Malcolm Turner (Martin Lawrence) returns to action and goes undercover to nail his ex-partner's murderer. While posing as a nanny to infiltrate the house of a suspect, Turner grows attached to the three children he takes care of. Directed by John Whitesell. With Nia Long and Emily Procter. Categories: Comedy, Action, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Big Momma's House 2
Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) follows Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor) to the quiet coastal town of Bodega Bay, where Mitch spends his weekends with his sister and mother. Shortly after she arrives, Melanie is attacked by a sea gull. What starts out as an isolated incident turns into a plague, as an immense flock of birds descends upon the town and begins to kill its innocent citizens. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With Suzanne Pleshette. Categories: Drama, Horror, Thriller. Year: 1963.
Based on the true story of one of the most notorious crimes in California history, this film stars Josh Hartnett and Aaron Eckhart as two police detectives in 1940s Los Angeles. An aspiring actress (Mia Kirshner) is found murdered and mutilated and the detectives are put on the case. Bucky (Hartnett) begins a romance with a mysterious woman (Hilary Swank), who resembles the dead woman, and also gets involved in a love triangle with Lee (Eckhart) and his girlfriend (Scarlett Johansson). Directed by Brian De Palma. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2006.
The Black Dahlia
Blade (Wesley Snipes) is the child of a woman bitten by a vampire while pregnant. Born as a half-vampire, with all their skills but without their insatiable bloodlust, Blade dedicates his life to ridding the world of the undead menace. Sought by the vampires for his unusual traits, Blade must defend himself and eradicate his foes. Directed by Stephen Norrington. With Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, Traci Lords and Kevin Patrick Walls. Categories: Action, Horror, Thriller. Year: 1998.
Blade (Wesley Snipes) is a Vampire hunter who must team up with his mortal enemies to rid the world of an even deadlier threat: the Reaper, a vampire that feasts on humans and vampires alike, turning them into unstoppable killers. Together with the Bloodpack, an elite group of vampire fighters, Blade must set aside his hatred long enough to prevent the destruction of mankind. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. With Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman, Matt Schulze and Leonor Varela. Categories: Action, Thriller, Horror. Year: 2002.
Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) is a blade runner, a cop specializing in the termination of replicated humans. When four replicants escape from an offworld colony and make it back to Earth, Deckard is forced out of retirement to take down the rogue creatures. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Rutger Hauer, Sean Young and Daryl Hannah. Categories: Cult Classics, Sci-Fi, Drama, Action, Thriller. Year: 1982.
Blade (Wesley Snipes) is the Daywalker, a half-vampire attempting to rid the world of his evil full-blooded kin. Hunted by the FBI and marked by the vampires, Blade must stay on the run and defeat the deadliest vampire in the history of the world: Dracula. Directed by David S. Goyer. With Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds and Parker Posey. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2004.
When a mysterious epidemic of blindness sweeps over a city and panics its citizens, the US Minister of Health (Sandra Oh) responds by placing the afflicted into strict quarantine. Meant to keep the newly blind safe until a cure is developed and order is restored, the plan proves to have unexpected consequences when a renegade patient (Gael García Bernal) proclaims himself ruler of the hospital and his followers take control of the facilities. Amongst the chaos, a woman (Julianne Moore) who followed her afflicted husband (Mark Ruffalo) into quarantine and has kept her health a secret, bands together with a group of strangers to find their way to freedom. Directed by Fernando Meirelles. With Alice Braga and Danny Glover. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2008.