Category Archives: Thriller

First Blood

Release 1982

Genre Action, Thriller

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Director: Ted Kotcheff
Writers: David Morrell, Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim, Sylvester Stallone
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy, Bill McKinney, Jack Starrett
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083944/

A Vietnam Veteran uses his combat skills against the lawman of a small town when they arrest and abuse him.

Insidious: Chapter 2

Release 2013

Genre Horror, Thriller

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Director: James Wan
Writers: Leigh Whannell, James Wan
Stars: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye, Barbara Hershey
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2226417/

The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

Side Effects

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writers: Scott Z. Burns
Stars: Rooney Mara, Carmen Pelaez, Marin Ireland, Channing Tatum, Polly Draper
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2053463/

A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects.

Gangster Squad

Release 2013

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Ruben Fleischer
Writers: Will Beall, Paul Lieberman
Stars: Sean Penn, Holt McCallany, Wade Williams, James Landry H├ębert, Ambyr Childers
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1321870/

Los Angeles, 1949: A secret crew of police officers led by two determined sergeants work together in an effort to take down the ruthless mob king Mickey Cohen who runs the city.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Release 2012

Genre Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

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Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Writers: Seth Grahame-Smith
Stars: Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1611224/

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.

Stolen

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Simon West
Writers: David Guggenheim
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Josh Lucas, Danny Huston, Malin Akerman, Sami Gayle
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1656186/

A former thief frantically searches for his missing daughter, who has been kidnapped and locked in the trunk of a taxi.

Empire State

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Dito Montiel
Writers: Adam Mazer
Stars: Liam Hemsworth, Michael Angarano, Dwayne Johnson, Paul Ben-Victor, Jerry Ferrara
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2171867/

Two childhood friends plan to rob an armored car depository. An NYPD officer stands in their way.

Dead Man Down

Release 2013

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Writers: J.H. Wyman
Stars: Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Terrence Howard, Dominic Cooper, Isabelle Huppert
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2101341/

In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.

The Call(2014)

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Thriller

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Director: Brad Anderson
Writers: Richard D'Ovidio, Nicole D'Ovidio, Jon Bokenkamp
Stars: Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, Michael Eklund, David Otunga
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1911644/

When a veteran 911 operator takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life.

Dark Skies

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Scott Stewart
Stars: Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett, J.K. Simmons
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2387433/

As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them.