Power Play Moviesby nlens | created - 25 Jan 2017 | updated - 29 Jan 2017 | Public
Non-sexual power play ✌ (Hostage situations, kidnappings, psychological thrillers, and the like) Mostly between males.
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1. Undocumented (2010)
Not Rated | 96 min | Horror
A documentary crew accompany a group of undocumented immigrants crossing the Border, but their plans run afoul when they are captured by a gang of sadistic radicals in New Mexico.
3. The Stepfather (2009)
PG-13 | 101 min | Crime, Thriller
Michael returns home from military school to find his mother happily in love and living with her new boyfriend. As the two men get to know each other, he becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand.
Votes: 28,100 | Gross: $29.06M
5. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
Votes: 164,648 | Gross: $61.28M
7. Grand Piano (2013)
R | 90 min | Music, Mystery, Thriller
A pianist with stage fright endures a performance under the eyes of a mysterious sniper, who will shoot and kill him if a wrong note is played.
Votes: 16,273 | Gross: $0.02M
8. Cactus (I) (2008)
84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A man is kidnapped from his city home in the quiet hours of the night and, the kidnapper, John Kelly, embarks on a journey into the Australian Outback towards the place where his hostage is... See full summary »
9. Phone Booth (2002)
R | 81 min | Crime, Thriller
Publicist Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle. Unable to leave or receive outside help, Stuart's negotiation with the caller leads to a jaw-dropping climax.
Votes: 237,107 | Gross: $46.57M
11. The Hitcher (1986)
R | 97 min | Thriller
A young man who escapes the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.
Votes: 39,415 | Gross: $5.84M
12. Chained (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A young man held prisoner by a cab-driving serial killer must make a life or death choice between following in his captor's footsteps or breaking free.
14. Creep (I) (2014)
R | 77 min | Horror, Thriller
A young videographer answers an online ad for a one-day job in a remote town to record the last messages of a dying man. When he notices the man's odd behavior, he starts to question his intentions.
16. Dickensian (2015–2016)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama
Drama set within the fictional realms of Charles Dickens critically acclaimed novels, bringing together some of his most iconic characters as their lives intertwine in 19th century London.
17. Kill Your Darlings (2013)
R | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William Burroughs.
Votes: 32,671 | Gross: $1.03M
20. Red State (2011)
R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.
Votes: 59,327 | Gross: $1.10M
21. Fortune and Men's Eyes (1971)
R | 102 min | Drama
The young, naive Smitty is sent to prison for six months; Cathy, his girlfriend, watches as he disappears behind the bars and barbed wire. He's assigned a cell with Queenie, a balls-out ... See full summary »
22. Wanted (2008)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.
Votes: 340,198 | Gross: $134.51M
23. Bad Turn Worse (2013)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Three Texas teens hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a cotton-mill town but get sucked into the seedy underbelly of organized crime when one of them steals from the wrong man.
25. Whiplash (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Votes: 618,557 | Gross: $13.09M
26. 21 (2008)
PG-13 | 123 min | Crime, Drama, History
"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.
Votes: 213,829 | Gross: $81.16M
27. 13 (I) (2010)
R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller
A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
28. Breach (2007)
PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
FBI upstart Eric O'Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was put on trial for selling secrets to the Soviet Union.
Votes: 55,767 | Gross: $33.23M
29. The Experiment (2001)
R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
For two weeks, 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The "prisoners" have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the "guards" are told to retain order without using physical violence.
Votes: 87,153 | Gross: $0.14M
31. No Night Is Too Long (2002 TV Movie)
85 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Young Tim Cornish's life has begun with great promise. Blessed with extraordinary good looks, Tim enjoyed much attention and cared little of broken hearts. At University he was a favored ... See full summary »
32. The Last King of Scotland (2006)
R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s.
Votes: 165,627 | Gross: $17.61M
33. The Freshman (1990)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime
An N.Y.C. film school student accepts a job with a local mobster who resembles a famous cinema godfather and who takes the young man under his wing, after demanding total loyalty.
Votes: 17,543 | Gross: $21.46M
34. The Riot Club (2014)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
35. Apartment Zero (1988)
R | 124 min | Drama, Thriller
Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,480 | Gross: $0.67M
36. The Education of Charlie Banks (2007)
R | 100 min | Drama
College student Charlie Banks has to face old problems when the bully he had an unpleasant encounter with back in high school shows up on his campus.
Votes: 4,720 | Gross: $0.01M
37. Hannibal (2013–2015)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.
38. The Good Neighbor (2016)
Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A pair of mischievous high school kids create the illusion of a haunting on an unsuspecting elderly neighbor while keeping his every reaction under surveillance. A series of coincidences leads to tragedy.
39. As Good as Dead (2010)
R | 100 min | Crime, Thriller
Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,441 | Gross: $1.20M
40. Choose Connor (2007)
Unrated | 109 min | Drama
Idealistic 15-year old Owen gets the chance of a lifetime to be the youth spokesman for U.S. Senate Candidate Lawrence Connor, only to be exploited in a fierce campaign of TV and radio ads,... See full summary »
Votes: 285 | Gross: $0.01M
41. iBoy (2017)
90 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
After being shot, Tom wakes from a coma to discover that fragments of his smart phone have been embedded in his head, and worse, that returning to normal teenage life is impossible because he has developed a strange set of superpowers.