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The Shawshank Redemption
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. Dir: Frank Darabont With: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton Crime | Drama 142 mins.
King Leonidas and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C. Dir: Zack Snyder With: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham Action | Fantasy | War 117 mins.
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan Crime | Drama 175 mins.
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. Dir: Quentin Tarantino With: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson Crime | Drama | Thriller 154 mins.
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss Adventure | Thriller 124 mins.
An insomniac office worker looking for a way to change his life crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker and they form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more... Dir: David Fincher With: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter Drama 139 mins.
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. Dir: Quentin Tarantino With: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth Adventure | Drama | War 153 mins.
A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption. Dir: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez With: Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Bruce Willis Crime | Thriller 124 mins.
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. Dir: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski With: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss Action | Sci-Fi 136 mins.
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. Dir: Joel Coen With: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi Crime | Drama | Thriller 98 mins.
Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after becoming infatuated with his daughter's attractive friend. Dir: Sam Mendes With: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch Drama 122 mins.
The Silence of the Lambs
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. Dir: Jonathan Demme With: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney Crime | Drama | Thriller 118 mins.
The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Dir: Paul Thomas Anderson With: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds Drama 155 mins.
The Green Mile
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift. Dir: Frank Darabont With: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse Crime | Drama | Fantasy | Mystery 189 mins.
When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio Crime | Drama 91 mins.
An undercover state cop who has infiltrated an Irish gang and a mole in the police force working for the same mob race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy, after both sides realize their outfit has a rat. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson Crime | Drama | Thriller 151 mins.
A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies. Dir: Mary Harron With: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas Crime | Drama 102 mins.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. Dir: Sergio Leone With: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef Adventure | Western 161 mins.
(1993 TV Series)
Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts. With: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller 45 mins.
(1993 TV Series)
Episode: Tunguska (1996) Scully and Mulder participate in a raid on a group of right-wing extremists who are obviously planning an attack of some kind... Dir: Kim Manners With: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller 60 mins.
In an alternate 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it. Dir: Zack Snyder With: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino Action | Mystery | Sci-Fi 162 mins.
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen Action | Drama 155 mins.
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident. Dir: Richard Kelly With: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi 113 mins.
City of God
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. Dir: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund With: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino Crime | Drama 130 mins.
The Usual Suspects
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. Dir: Bryan Singer With: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri Crime | Drama | Thriller 106 mins.
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi. Dir: David Fincher With: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey Crime | Mystery | Thriller 127 mins.
A Clockwork Orange
In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi 136 mins.
Léon: The Professional
A professional assassin rescues a young girl whose family were killed in a police raid. Dir: Luc Besson With: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman Crime | Drama | Thriller 110 mins.
In 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding nearby. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo Mystery | Thriller 138 mins.
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci Biography | Crime | Drama 146 mins.
Saving Private Ryan
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore Action | Drama | War 169 mins.
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd Horror 144 mins.
In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Biography | Drama | History 195 mins.
V for Vendetta
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman. Dir: James McTeigue With: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves Action | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller 132 mins.
Requiem for a Dream
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions become stronger. Dir: Darren Aronofsky With: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly Drama 102 mins.
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother. Dir: Judd Apatow With: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd Comedy | Romance 116 mins.
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. Dir: Paul Verhoeven With: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy Action | Crime | Sci-Fi 102 mins.
During the U.S.-Viet Nam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall Drama | War 153 mins.
Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying. Dir: Ben Stiller With: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr. Action | Comedy 107 mins.
The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt Horror | Sci-Fi 117 mins.
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days. Dir: Chan-wook Park With: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang Drama | Mystery | Thriller 120 mins.
American History X
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did. Dir: Tony Kaye With: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo Crime | Drama 119 mins.
The Godfather: Part II
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall Crime | Drama 200 mins.
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. Dir: Guy Ritchie With: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro Comedy | Crime 104 mins.
Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters. Dir: Jeannot Szwarc With: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton Horror | Thriller 116 mins.
A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles Horror | Mystery | Thriller 109 mins.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal. Dir: James Cameron With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 137 mins.
A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd Crime | Drama 113 mins.
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, a commoner begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 177 mins.
Black Hawk Down
123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore Drama | History | Thriller | War 144 mins.