Movies to Watch In 2013

Movies for Kristen to watch while you are very sick and in hospital to pass the time and keep you very well entertained.
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1.
The Terminator (1984)
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A seemingly indestructible humanoid cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs. (107 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Classic Arnold, brought to 1984 to kill the mother of the leader of the human resistance to the robots that had taken over the world. Linda Hamilton is targeted to get Terminated, but she gets help from Michael Biehn, who comes from the future to protector her. Great way to start movie watching in 2013. Bonus: All three main actors full frontal nudity. ” - harvey-taylor
 
2.
Troy (2004)
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An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. (163 mins.)
“ Not sure if it is completely historically acurrate, but very close. Based on the writings of Homer. Brad Pitt is reluctantly pitted again Eric Bana in the epic battle of Troy after Orlando Bloom has an affair with Diane Kruger who is married to the Spartan king. Bana discovers he and Bloom are taking Kruger home to Troy. The battle begins after they arrive home. Pitt discovers he no longer wants to fight until Bana kills his younger family member. ” - harvey-taylor
 
3.
1941 (1979)
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Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor. (118 mins.)
“ Funny movie about the fear of a Japanese attack of California. Dan Aykroyd leads a team homeland defenders as they comically protect the land of South California. John Belushi is in ace pilot that is on the trail of what he believes is a Japanese Zero flying over Los Angeles. ” - harvey-taylor
 
4.
Argo (2012)
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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ Ben Affleck and John Goodman create a fake movie in order to free 6 escaped hostages in Iran after the embassy is taken over by students. ” - harvey-taylor
 
5.
Ghosts of Mars (2001)
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In 2176, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house. (98 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Mars police are sent to a small town mining town on Mars to transfer Ice Cube for trial. They soon discover that the locals have had they bodies taken over by the spirits of Mars previous residents. ” - harvey-taylor
 
6.
Here Comes the Boom (2012)
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A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school. (105 mins.)
Director: Frank Coraci
“ Kevin James helps to save the school music program after he discovers that Henry Winkler will lose his job, due to school budget cuts. James tries to go back to being teaching a citizenship class where he learns that there is big money in UFC fighting. ” - harvey-taylor
 
7.
Lincoln (2012)
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As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
“ Daniel Day-Lewis plays Lincoln who is needs to win the Civil War in the form of an amendment to the Constitution. An inspiring performance by Lewis, who gets a team of men to work with Congress to convince them to pass the amendment. ” - harvey-taylor
 
8.
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
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Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. (116 mins.)
“ George Clooney and Brad Pitt get a team together in order to rob a large Las Vegas casino. Using various methods they try to pull off the great $160,000,000 + robbery. ” - harvey-taylor
 
9.
Revolver (2005)
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Gambler Jake Green enters into a game with potentially deadly consequences. (111 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ Two men take over the mind of Jason Statham in order to rob Ray Liotta, who got Statham send to prison. ” - harvey-taylor
 
10.
Ronin (1998)
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A freelancing former U.S. intelligence agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by both the Irish and the Russians. (122 mins.)
“ Robert De Niro and Jean Reno battle Russian and Irish assassins throughout France in order to get a mysterious package. ” - harvey-taylor
 
11.
The Score (2001)
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An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist. (124 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ Robert De Niro and Edward Norton reluctantly partner together in order to rob a Canadian Customs holding area. ” - harvey-taylor
 
12.
Westworld (1973)
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A robot malfunction creates havoc and terror for unsuspecting vacationers at a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park. (88 mins.)
“ Richard Benjamin is chased by Yul Brynner, after robots in a realistic theme park go haywire. ” - harvey-taylor
 
13.
Underworld Awakening (2012)
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When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrior Selene leads the battle against humankind. (88 mins.)
Director: Mårlind, Stein
“ Kate Beckinsale battles a clan of super Lycans after she survives human forces who have discovered and tried to end the Lycans and Vampire races. ” - harvey-taylor
 
14.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
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When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder. (132 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ The crew of the starship Enterprise battles an alien electrical storm which is actually an race of robot aliens in search of the creator of a lost NASA satellite. ” - harvey-taylor
 
15.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
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With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
“ Ricardo Montalban seeks revenge on Captain Kirk, who is out with students on a cadet training flight. Spock gives his life an attempt to save the crew. ” - harvey-taylor
 
16.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
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A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten year old son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg. (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Arnold is back, this time he has better one-liners. In the battle for the future Arnold is sent back to battle Robert Patrick, to protect Linda Hamilton and Edward Furlong from the machines. ” - harvey-taylor
 
17.
Boiling Point (1993)
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A pair of sociopath killers take on the police and the mob in order to make one last big score. (92 mins.)
Director: James B. Harris
“ Wesley Snipes attempts to track down Dennis Hooper who is on a quest for the big score. Hooper enlists Viggo Mortensen to rid him of anyone who stands in the way. ” - harvey-taylor
 
18.
Snatch (2000)
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Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. (104 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ Jason Statham is forced to hire Brad Pitt as a fighter who needs to fight in a fixed fight. Statham then finds himself in debt to Alan Ford who along with Vinnie Jones and Dennis Farina are in search of a diamond and Benicio Del Toro who stole them. Several strange twists on the way. ” - harvey-taylor
 
19.
From Paris with Love (2010)
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In Paris, a young employee in the office of the US Ambassador hooks up with an American spy looking to stop a terrorist attack in the city. (92 mins.)
Director: Pierre Morel
“ John Travolta is teamed up Jonathan Rhys Meyers, aid to the French ambassador, to stop a terrorist cell operating in Paris. ” - harvey-taylor
 
20.
Repo Men (2010)
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Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed. (111 mins.)
“ Jude Law and Forest Whitaker, friends since childhood, are hired to repo artificial organs. Law finds himself scheduled for repo after an on-the-job accident. ” - harvey-taylor
 
21.
Men at Work (1990)
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Two garbage men uncover a conspiracy involving illegal toxic waste dumping and decide to bring the whole operation down. (98 mins.)
Director: Emilio Estevez
“ Charlie Sheen and Amilio Estevez are misfit trash men. Keith David is hired to observe them to keep them out of trouble. After they discover a dead city councilman whom they shot with a pellet gun, things get funny. ” - harvey-taylor
 
22.
The Wolfman (2010)
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Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf. (103 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
“ Benicio Del Toro returns to his estranged father's home to help bury his brother. While in the small town he discovers his family has many secrets and becomes the prime suspect of Hugo Weaving, everyone's favorite cop from the Matrix. ” - harvey-taylor
 
23.
The Gauntlet (1977)
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A hard but mediocre cop is assigned to escort a prostitute into custody from Las Vegas to Phoenix, so that she can testify in a mob trial. But a lot of people are literally betting that they won't make it into town alive. (109 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Clint Eastwood is sent on a mission to get Sondra Locke to a Phoenix courthouse to testify against the mob. In order to get to the courthouse they are tasked with battling group after group of corrupt police officers. ” - harvey-taylor
 
24.
Hitchcock (2012)
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The relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959 is explored. (98 mins.)
Director: Sacha Gervasi
“ Anthony Hopkins plays a really believable Alfred Hitchcock who battles with Paramount studios, personal demons and at times Helen Mirren (his wife) to produce the classic Psycho. ” - harvey-taylor
 
25.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
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A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Rich Moore
“ John C. Reilly is a video game villain who wants to be a hero. Slowly other characters realize the implications that this will cause throughout the arcade. ” - harvey-taylor
 
26.
The X Files (1998)
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Mulder and Scully must fight the government in a conspiracy and find the truth about an alien colonization of Earth. (121 mins.)
Director: Rob Bowman
“ David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are FBI agents who are searching for the truth. No matter how strange it may turn out to be. ” - harvey-taylor
 
27.
xXx: State of the Union (2005)
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Darius Stone, a new agent in the xXx program, is sent to Washington, D.C. to stop a coup attempt against the President of the United States. (101 mins.)
Director: Lee Tamahori
“ The XXX program is under attack and it's up to Ice Cube to save the day. ” - harvey-taylor
 
28.
Salt (2010)
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A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. (100 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
“ Is she an undercover KGB agent in the CIA? Or a CIA agent that is trying to save the world? Angelina Jolie runs all over Washington, DC fighting the CIA, Russian spies and police. ” - harvey-taylor
 
29.
Zodiac (2007)
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In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree. (157 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ Jake Gyllenhaal portrays a newspaper cartoonist that sets out to solve the famous Zodiac killer. Based on an almost true story. ” - harvey-taylor
 
30.
Nighthawks (1981)
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Conservative street cop DaSilva reluctantly agrees to terminate an international terrorist who has demanded media attention. But DaSilva's "at-home" tactics are very much put to the challenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Bruce Malmuth
“ Sylvester Stallone chases Rutger Hauer, an international terrorist who is going after targets in New York. ” - harvey-taylor
 
31.
xXx (2002)
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An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission. (124 mins.)
Director: Rob Cohen
“ Vin Diesel plays an internet extreme action star that is recruited by the CIA to help bring down a group of Russian terrorists that wanna cause mass chaos to the world. ” - harvey-taylor