Category Archives: Thriller

The Hunter's Prayer

Release 2017

Genre Action, Thriller

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Director: Jonathan Mostow
Writers: John Brancato, Michael Ferris, Kevin Wignall
Stars: Martin Compston, Tina Maskell, Eben Young, Stephanie Dooley, Odeya Rush
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2674358/

An assassin helps a young woman avenge the death of her family.

Jasper Jones

Release 2017

Genre Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Rachel Perkins
Writers: Shaun Grant, Craig Silvey
Stars: Angourie Rice, Levi Miller, Hugo Weaving, Toni Collette, Matt Nable
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5091014/

JASPER JONES is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1969, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.

Shot Caller

Release 2017

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jon Bernthal, Lake Bell, Omari Hardwick, Michael Landes
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4633690/

A newly released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.

Killing Ground

Release 2016

Genre Horror, Thriller

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Director: Damien Power
Stars: Harriet Dyer, Tiarnie Coupland, Aaron Pedersen, Maya Stange, Stephen Hunter
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4728386/

A couples' camping trip turns into a frightening ordeal when they stumble across the scene of a horrific crime.

First Kill

Release 2017

Genre Action, Thriller

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Director: Steven C. Miller
Writers: Nick Gordon
Stars: Bruce Willis, Hayden Christensen, Gethin Anthony, Magi Avila, William DeMeo
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5884234/

A Wall Street broker is forced to evade a police chief investigating a bank robbery as he attempts to recover the stolen money in exchange for his son's life.

S.W.A.T.: Under Siege

Release 2017

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Tony Giglio
Writers: Jonas Barnes, Keith Domingue
Stars: Sam Jaeger, Adrianne Palicki, Michael Jai White, Ty Olsson, Monique Ganderton
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6014472/

When a DEA and SWAT cartel takedown ends in a shootout, SWAT agent Travis Hall (Sam Jaeger) seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the SWAT compound is under siege by wave after wave of assault teams attempting to recover the prisoner known only as ‘The Scorpion’ for the tattoo blazed across his back. When Travis discovers that his prisoner is a Secret Ops double agent planted within the cartel, it’s up to him and his expert SWAT team (Adrianne Palicki, Michael White) to keep ‘The Scorpion’ and his billion dollar secrets safe.

Sleight

Release 2016

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: J.D. Dillard
Writers: J.D. Dillard, Alex Theurer
Stars: Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel, Dulé Hill, Storm Reid, Sasheer Zamata
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4573516/

A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents passing, and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in too deep, his sister is kidnapped, and he is forced to use his magic and brilliant mind to save her.

Science Fiction Volume One: The Osiris Child

Release 2016

Genre Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Shane Abbess
Writers: Shane Abbess, Brian Cachia
Stars: Kellan Lutz, Daniel MacPherson, Isabel Lucas, Luke Ford, Rachel Griffiths
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4536768/

Set in the future in a time of interplanetary colonization, an unlikely pair race against an impending global crisis and are confronted by the monsters that live inside us all.

The Saint

Release 2017

Genre Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Simon West
Writers: Jesse Alexander, Leslie Charteris, Tony Giglio
Stars: Eliza Dushku, Roger Moore, Enrique Murciano, Sammi Hanratty, Greg Grunberg
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2569088/

International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Thriller

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Director: Joseph Cedar
Stars: Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dan Stevens
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4191702/

Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman's life dramatically changes for better and worse.

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