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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 | Thriller 146 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.
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.
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 | History | War 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.
Into the Blue
A group of divers find themselves in deep trouble with a drug lord after they come upon the illicit cargo of a sunken airplane. Dir: John Stockwell With: Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Scott Caan Action | Adventure | Crime | Thriller 110 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 | Adventure | Sci-Fi 136 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 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.
Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend. Dir: Sam Mendes With: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch Drama 122 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 | Adventure | Drama 155 mins.
Requiem for a Dream
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island individuals are shattered when their addictions become stronger. Dir: Darren Aronofsky With: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly Drama 102 mins.
Bonnie and Clyde
A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang. Dir: Arthur Penn With: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard Biography | Crime | Drama | Romance 111 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.
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.
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 | War 195 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 to plan. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi 136 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.
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 | Sci-Fi | Thriller 132 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.
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 | Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi 162 mins.
In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed. Dir: Brian De Palma With: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer Crime | Drama 170 mins.
A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank. Dir: Brian De Palma With: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving Horror | Thriller 98 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 boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story beginning with five career crooks in a seemingly random police lineup. Dir: Bryan Singer With: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri Crime | Mystery | Thriller 106 mins.
No Country for Old Men
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. Dir: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen With: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin Crime | Drama | Thriller 122 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.
An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology. Dir: Neill Blomkamp With: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 112 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 | Mystery 144 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.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse. Dir: Milos Forman With: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman Drama 133 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.
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.
Léon: The Professional
A professional assassin rescues a young girl whose parents were killed in a police raid. Dir: Luc Besson With: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman Crime | Drama | Thriller 110 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.
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 Crime | Thriller 104 mins.
Drama set 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 Drama | Mystery | Thriller 138 mins.
A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot. Dir: Terry Zwigoff With: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham Comedy | Crime 91 mins.
An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity. Dir: Brad Anderson With: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón Drama | Thriller 101 mins.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
The cyborg who once tried to kill Sarah Connor is dead, and another T-101 must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from an even more powerful and advanced Terminator, the T-1000. Dir: James Cameron With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 137 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.
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.
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.
Full Metal Jacket
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio Drama | War 116 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.