A thriller about the hijacking of a New York City subway train, The Taking of Pelham 123 stars John Travolta as a desperate, armed man who masterminds the crime. Denzel Washington plays the transit worker who just happens to be on duty when the hijacking takes place and has to negotiate with the hijackers. James Gandolfini (Tony on The Sopranos) plays the city's tough mayor who doesn't want to give in to the hijackers' demands. The film is a remake of a Seventies classic. Directed by Tony Scott. With Victor Gojcaj. Categories: Thriller. Year: 2009.
Tony Scott in The Taking of Pelham 123
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.
Tony Scott in Deja Vu
Domino Harvey (Keira Knightley) is a former Ford model who leaves the fashion world behind for the gritty, hardcore life of a bounty hunter. She gets her first taste of adrenaline by smooth taking her way out of a stand-off with a roomful of gang members. From then on, Domino is hooked to the guns, the blood and the violence. Through the years of hard work and even harder living, Ed Mosely (Mickey Rourke) and Choco (Edgar Ramirez), her mentor and his longtime partner become her family. Directed by Tony Scott. With Delroy Lindo, Mo'Nique, Macy Gray and Christopher Walken. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2005
Tony Scott in Domino
After a series of kidnappings sweep through Mexico City, John Creasy (Denzel Washington), an alcoholic ex-CIA operative, is hired to be the bodyguard for nine-year-old Pita Ramos (Dakota Fanning). Creasy is disinterested in his assignment and can barely tolerate the girl, but eventually the Pita's kind, cheerful demeanor leads him to open up to her. Creasy's newfound purpose in life is shattered when Pita is kidnapped, and he vows to track down and kill anyone involved in the crime. Directed by Tony Scott. With Christopher Walken, Mickey Rourke, Marc Anthony, Radha Mitchell and Rachel Ticotin. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2004.
Tony Scott in Man on Fire
CIA operative Nathan Muir (Robert Redford) thought he was done. After years of top-secret service protecting his country, Muir is only days away from retirement when he learns that his protégé, Tom Bishop (Brad Pitt), has been arrested for espionage in China. Memories of his early encounters with Bishop as a young rookie in Vietnam spur Muir forward as he tries to save his friend's life. But, as Bishop's situation turns from bad to worse, his infatuation with a mysterious woman (Catherine McCormack) threatens his own survival. Directed by Tony Scott. Categories: Politics, Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2001.
Tony Scott in Spy Game
Robert Clayton Dean (Will Smith) is a successful lawyer who stumbles upon evidence of a high-stakes political murder conspiracy. Hunted by a rogue NSA agent (Jon Voight) and his henchmen, Dean must turn to a surveillance expert and former spy (Gene Hackman) to help him escape the network of assassins coming after him. Directed by Tony Scott. With Jason Lee, Lisa Bonet, Barry Pepper and Stuart Wilson. Categories: Politics, Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1998.
Tony Scott in Enemy of the State
Bobby Rayburn (Wesley Snipes) is a professional baseball player at the top of his game. After a move to the San Francisco Giants is followed by the worst performance of his career, an obsessed fan named Gil Renard (Robert De Niro) decides to help Bobby recover his game by whatever means necessary. Directed by Tony Scott. With Ellen Barkin, John Leguizamo, Benicio Del Toro and Kurt Fuller. Categories: Thriller, Sports. Year: 1996.
Tony Scott in The Fan
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.
Tony Scott in Crimson Tide
After a brief courtship consisting of a movie and some pie, Clarence (Christian Slater), a young man who speaks to visions of Elvis (Val Kilmer), marries Alabama (Patricia Arquette), a call girl hired for Clarence by his boss. After one of his visions, Clarence decides to kill Alabama's pimp (Gary Oldman) and ends up accidentally taking a suitcase filled with cocaine. The newlyweds hit the road for Hollywood to try to make a deal, while a mob boss (Christopher Walken) sends his men to recover his goods. Directed by Tony Scott. With Michael Rapaport, Bronson Pinchot, Dennis Hopper, Brad Pitt, Tom Sizemore, Samuel L. Jackson, James Gandolfini and Chris Penn. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller. Year: 1993.
Tony Scott in True Romance