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.
William Friedkin in Bug
Aaron Hallam (Benicio Del Toro), a trained assassin AWOL from the Special Forces, hides out in the forest and kills some hunters. FBI Special Agent Abby Durrell (Connie Nielsen) turns to L.T. Bonham (Tommy Lee Jones), the one man tough enough to capture him. Bonham realizes he trained Hallam and can't say no to the assignment. Deep in the woods, it's hard to tell who is the hunter and who is the hunted. Directed by William Friedkin. With Leslie Stefanson and Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2003.
William Friedkin in The Hunted
Thirty years after Colonel Terry Childers (Samuel L. Jackson) saved his life in Vietnam, Colonel Hayes Hodges (Tommy Lee Jones) is asked to defend his old friend in a military court. On trial for a rescue mission that went terribly wrong, Childers chooses Hodges as his lawyer, trusting him as a brother Marine who knows the pressures and risks of battle. But, as the case develops, Hodges begins to have doubts about the man who saved him all those years ago. Directed by William Friedkin. With Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley and Bruce Greenwood. Categories: Action, Drama, War. Year: 2000.
William Friedkin in Rules of Engagement
When Regan (Linda Blair), a 12-year-old girl, is possessed by the devil, her mother (Ellen Burstyn) exhausts every option that science and medicine have to offer before realizing the true nature of her daughter's affliction. Pursuing a religious solution, she turns to Father Karras (Jason Miller) for an exorcism. With the help of mysterious Jesuit exorcist Father Merrin (Max von Sydow), Karras faces off with the demon who uses his mother's death and faltering faith to undermine his attempts to rescue the innocent girl. Directed by William Friedkin. Categories: Drama, Horror, Thriller. Year: 1973.
William Friedkin in The Exorcist
Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman), a tough New York City detective, and his partner, Buddy (Roy Scheider), uncover an international drug smuggling ring run by Alain Charnier (Fernando Rey). While working to intercept a record heroin shipment coming in from France, Popeye is involved in one of the greatest car chase sequences of all time. Directed by William Friedkin. Categories: Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama. Year: 1971.
William Friedkin in The French Connection