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1. Pulp Fiction (1994)

R | 154 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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94 Metascore

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Writers: Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary | Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

2. Hot Fuzz (2007)

R | 121 min | Comedy

7.9
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81 Metascore

Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents.

Writers: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg | Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

3. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama

8.1
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92 Metascore

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Upton Sinclair | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

4. Training Day (2001)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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70 Metascore

On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes on a 24-hour training course with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.

Writer: David Ayer | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger

5. In Bruges (2008)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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67 Metascore

Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.

Writer: Martin McDonagh | Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds, Elizabeth Berrington

6. Panic Room (2002)

R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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65 Metascore

A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.

Writer: David Koepp | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam

7. Babel (2006)

R | 143 min | Drama

7.5
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69 Metascore

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Writers: Guillermo Arriaga, Alejandro González Iñárritu | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Mohamed Akhzam

8. Push (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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36 Metascore

Two young Americans with special abilities must race to find a girl in Hong Kong before a shadowy government organization called Division does.

Writer: David Bourla | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Camilla Belle, Dakota Fanning, Chris Evans, Colin Ford

9. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

R | 141 min | Drama, History, War

8.0
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89 Metascore

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

Writers: Iris Yamashita, Paul Haggis, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Tsuyoko Yoshido | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryô Kase

10. Ken Park (2002)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

5.9
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Ken Park is about several Californian skateboarders' lives and relationships with and without their parents.

Writers: Harmony Korine, Larry Clark | Directors: Larry Clark, Edward Lachman | Stars: Adam Chubbuck, James Bullard, Seth Gray, Eddie Daniels

11. The Producers (2005)

PG-13 | 134 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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52 Metascore

After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.

Writers: Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan | Director: Susan Stroman | Stars: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell

12. Payback (I) (1999)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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46 Metascore

Porter is shot by his wife and best friend and is left to die. When he survives he plots revenge.

Writers: Donald E. Westlake, Brian Helgeland, Terry Hayes | Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer

13. The Interpreter (2005)

PG-13 | 128 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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62 Metascore

Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot.

Writers: Martin Stellman, Brian Ward, Charles Randolph, Scott Frank, Steven Zaillian | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen

14. American Pie Presents Beta House (2007 Video)

R | 88 min | Comedy

5.3
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Erik, and Cooze start college and pledge the Beta House fraternity, presided over by none other than legendary Dwight Stifler. But chaos ensues when a fraternity of geeks threatens to stop ... See full summary »

Writers: Erik Lindsay, Adam Herz | Director: Andrew Waller | Stars: John White, Steve Talley, Christopher McDonald, Eugene Levy

15. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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82 Metascore

A sympathetic look at Republicans in early 20th century Ireland, and two brothers who are torn apart by anti-Brit rebellion.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald

16. Gomorrah (2008)

Not Rated | 137 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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87 Metascore

An inside look at Italy's modern crime families.

Writers: Roberto Saviano, Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni Di Gregorio, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso | Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Gianfelice Imparato, Salvatore Abruzzese, Toni Servillo, Simone Sacchettino

17. Sunshine Cleaning (2008)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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61 Metascore

In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business -- a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service -- with her unreliable sister.

Writer: Megan Holley | Director: Christine Jeffs | Stars: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack

18. Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

R | 160 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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37 Metascore

Set in 1944 Italy, the story of four black American soldiers who get trapped in a Tuscan village during WWII.

Writer: James McBride | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller

19. Traitor (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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60 Metascore

When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.

Writers: Jeffrey Nachmanoff, Steve Martin | Director: Jeffrey Nachmanoff | Stars: Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Archie Panjabi, Saïd Taghmaoui

20. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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67 Metascore

An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman

21. Freeway (1996)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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61 Metascore

A twisted take on 'Little Red Riding Hood' with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker traveling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer/pedophile.

Writer: Matthew Bright | Director: Matthew Bright | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland, Bokeem Woodbine, Paul Perri

22. Firewall (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Thriller

5.8
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45 Metascore

A security specialist is forced into robbing the bank that he's protecting, as a bid to pay off his family's ransom.

Writer: Joe Forte | Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Harrison Ford, Virginia Madsen, Paul Bettany, Carly Schroeder

23. Kidulthood (2006)

R | 89 min | Drama

6.8
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A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

Writer: Noel Clarke | Director: Menhaj Huda | Stars: Aml Ameen, Red Madrell, Noel Clarke, Adam Deacon

24. 22 Bullets (2010)

117 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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A retired mobster goes on a revenge spree after being left for dead with 22 bullets in his body by his former childhood friend.

Writers: Franz-Olivier Giesbert, Richard Berry, Matthieu Delaporte, Alexandre de La Patellière, Eric Assous | Director: Richard Berry | Stars: Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Marina Foïs

25. Edison (2005)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.

Writer: David J. Burke | Director: David J. Burke | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Justin Timberlake, LL Cool J

26. An American Haunting (2005)

PG-13 | 83 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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38 Metascore

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

Writers: Brent Monahan, Courtney Solomon | Director: Courtney Solomon | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, Rachel Hurd-Wood, James D'Arcy

27. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.6
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64 Metascore

Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddiqui, Arfan Usman

28. Trade (I) (2007)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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42 Metascore

Adriana is a 13-year-old girl from Mexico City whose kidnapping by sex traffickers sets in motion a desperate mission by her 17-year-old brother, Jorge, to save her. Trapped and terrified ... See full summary »

Writers: Jose Rivera, Peter Landesman | Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner | Stars: Kevin Kline, Kathleen Gati, Paulina Gaitan, Cesar Ramos

29. The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

R | 95 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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63 Metascore

Based on real life events, Assassination is set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who decides to take extreme measures to achieve his American dream.

Writers: Kevin Kennedy, Niels Mueller | Director: Niels Mueller | Stars: Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Don Cheadle, Jack Thompson

30. Julia (2008)

R | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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62 Metascore

A woman tries to extort money, using a young boy as bait.

Writers: Roger Bohbot, Michael Collins, Aude Py, Erick Zonca | Director: Erick Zonca | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Saul Rubinek, Kate del Castillo, Aidan Gould

31. First Snow (2006)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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58 Metascore

A psychic's ominous reading sends a man into a tailspin.

Writers: Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby | Director: Mark Fergus | Stars: Guy Pearce, Piper Perabo, William Fichtner, Steven Michael Quezada

32. After the Fox (1966)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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Peter Sellers plays Aldo Vanucci (aka the Fox), one of the greatest criminals of the world, and master of disguise. After Aldo escapes from the Italian prison he was held in, he meets again... See full summary »

Writers: Neil Simon, Cesare Zavattini | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Peter Sellers, Victor Mature, Britt Ekland, Martin Balsam

33. Nate and Hayes (1983)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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A swashbuckling adventure which takes place in the mid-1800's on the South Pacific islands where bloody raids and battles were once the rule of the day.

Writers: John Hughes, David Odell, Lloyd Phillips | Director: Ferdinand Fairfax | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Michael O'Keefe, Max Phipps, Jenny Seagrove

34. Head On (1998)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A 19 year old Greek Australian youth struggles with his sexual identity and has one clumsy heterosexual and several homosexual encounters.

Writers: Andrew Bovell, Ana Kokkinos, Mira Robertson, Christos Tsiolkas | Director: Ana Kokkinos | Stars: Alex Dimitriades, Julian Garner, Elena Mandalis, Tony Niko

35. Imagining Argentina (2003)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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27 Metascore

Antonio Banderas and Emma Thompson star in this gripping political thriller about a man with the power to see the fate of missing people - with the exception of his own beloved wife.

Writers: Lawrence Thornton, Christopher Hampton | Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson, Rubén Blades, Irene Escolar

36. Kaminey: The Scoundrels (2009)

130 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy.

Writers: Cajetan Boy, Supratik Sen, Abhishek Chaubey, Sabrina Dhawan, Vishal Bhardwaj | Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Deb Mukherjee, Shivkumar Subramaniam

37. Resident Evil (1996 Video Game)

M | Action, Horror

9.1
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Something bizarre is happening in Raccoon City. People are being eaten with no clue why. S.T.A.R.S. Bravo team goes to investigate more on the situation in Raccoon Forest. The team is ... See full summary »

Writers: Kenichi Iwao, Yasuyuki Saga | Directors: Shinji Mikami, Mitsuhisa Hosoki | Stars: Charlie, Inezh, Gregory, Linda

38. Mama's Gone A-Hunting (1975 TV Movie)

74 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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A psychotic prison escapee and his young partner decide to kidnap a wealthy couple's baby and hold it for ransom. Little do they know that the babysitter wants the baby for herself.

Writers: Robert Bruning, Bruce A. Wishart | Director: Peter Maxwell | Stars: Judy Morris, Gerard Kennedy, Vince Martin, Peter Stratford

39. The Night Is Young (1986)

Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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74 Metascore

Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. His ... See full summary »

Writer: Leos Carax | Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Hans Meyer

40. Che Guevara (2005)

R | 102 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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Rebel. Hero. Lover. Legend. Che Guevara has inspired generation after generation as the young idealist and revolutionary who fought for the poor and oppressed. Eduardo Noriega (Vantage ... See full summary »

Writer: Josh Evans | Director: Josh Evans | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Enrico Lo Verso, Paula Garcés, Sergio d'Amato

41. Mrs. Harris (2005 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama

6.0
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Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.

Writers: Shana Alexander, Phyllis Nagy | Director: Phyllis Nagy | Stars: Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Cloris Leachman, Lawrence O'Donnell

42. Lulu on the Bridge (1998)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

6.3
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A famous jazz saxophonist whose life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.

Writer: Paul Auster | Director: Paul Auster | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, Richard Edson, Don Byron

43. Force (2011)

R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A vengeful drug-dealer/gangster targets and terrorizes an entire police unit and their families.

Writers: Gautham Menon, Ritesh Shah | Director: Nishikant Kamat | Stars: John Abraham, Genelia D'Souza, Raj Babbar, Mohnish Bahl

44. Entropy (I) (1999)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Stephen Dorff narrates this tale about how his life goes astray as his character attempts to strike a balance between the demands of directing his first film and the pressures of his new ... See full summary »

Writer: Phil Joanou | Director: Phil Joanou | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Judith Godrèche, Kelly Macdonald, Lauren Holly

45. Flirt (1995)

R | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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46 Metascore

The same situation is played out in different cities (New York, Berlin and Tokyo). A lover has to choose whether to commit to a partner who is returning home. In each case there are other ... See full summary »

Writer: Hal Hartley | Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Paul Austin, Robert John Burke, Martin Donovan, Erica Gimpel

46. Dark Floors (2008)

R | 85 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.5
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A man emerges with his autistic daughter and three others from a hospital elevator to find themselves trapped in the building with devilish monsters.

Writers: Pekka Lehtosaari, Lordi, Pete Riski, Howard Brodsky, Aretta Vähälä, Mika Karttunen, Harri Virtanen | Director: Pete Riski | Stars: William Hope, Leon Herbert, Ronald Pickup, Philip Bretherton

47. I Went Down (1997)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who ... See full summary »

Writer: Conor McPherson | Director: Paddy Breathnach | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Peter McDonald, Antoine Byrne, David Wilmot

48. Musafir (2004)

R | 151 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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A small-time criminal, betrayed by his girlfriend and owing money to a fearsome crime lord, agrees to travel to Goa for a drug deal and becomes involved with a local woman and her much older husband, both of who want to kill each other.

Writers: Sanjay Gupta, Sameer Malhotra, Milap Zaveri | Director: Sanjay Gupta | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Sameera Reddy, Aditya Pancholi, Mahesh Manjrekar

49. Alien Nation: Millennium (1996 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi

6.4
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It's 1999, and as the end of the millenium approaches, people are attempting to find spiritual enlightenment. But a few people want to skip all the work that entails, and a holy Tenktonese ... See full summary »

Creator: Kenneth Johnson | Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Terri Treas

50. Alexandra's Project (2003)

103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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62 Metascore

A regular suburban family man comes home from work on his birthday to find a deserted house and a videotape waiting to be played...

Writer: Rolf de Heer | Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Gary Sweet, Helen Buday, Bogdan Koca, Samantha Knigge