Category Archives: Thriller

Gravity

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Writers: Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón, George Clooney
Stars: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen, Phaldut Sharma
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1454468/

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit.

Captain Phillips

Release 2013

Genre Biography, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Paul Greengrass
Writers: Billy Ray, Richard Phillips, Stephan Talty
Stars: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1535109/

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

The Family

Release 2013

Genre Comedy, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Luc Besson
Writers: Luc Besson, Michael Caleo, Tonino Benacquista
Stars: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo, Tommy Lee Jones
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2404311/

The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.

127 Hours

Release 2010

Genre Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Danny Boyle
Writers: Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, Aron Ralston
Stars: James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Sean Bott, Koleman Stinger
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1542344/

A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Jon M. Chu
Writers: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Jonathan Pryce, Byung-hun Lee, Elodie Yung, Ray Stevenson
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1583421/

The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.

RoboCop

Release 2014

Genre Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: José Padilha
Writers: Joshua Zetumer, Edward Neumeier, Michael Miner
Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1234721/

In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.

Elysium

Release 2013

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Neill Blomkamp
Stars: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1535108/

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.

Homefront

Release 2013

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Gary Fleder
Writers: Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Logan
Stars: Jason Statham, James Franco, Izabela Vidovic, Kate Bosworth, Marcus Hester
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2312718/

A former DEA agent moves his family to a quiet town, where he soon tangles with a local meth druglord.

2 Guns

Release 2013

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Writers: Blake Masters, Steven Grant
Stars: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Edward James Olmos, Bill Paxton
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1272878/

A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent.

Prisoners

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Denis Villeneuve
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1392214/

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?