Category Archives: Thriller

Total Recall

Release 2012

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Len Wiseman
Writers: Kurt Wimmer, Mark Bomback, Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon, Jon Povill, Gary Goldman
Stars: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, Bokeem Woodbine
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1386703/

A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.

Battleship

Release 2012

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Peter Berg
Writers: Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber
Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Tadanobu Asano
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1440129/

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Taken 2

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Olivier Megaton
Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser, Jon Gries
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1397280/

In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

Taken

Release 2008

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Pierre Morel
Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Jon Gries, David Warshofsky, Holly Valance
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0936501/

A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.

Flight

Release 2012

Genre Drama, Thriller

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Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writers: John Gatins
Stars: Nadine Velazquez, Denzel Washington, Carter Cabassa, Adam C. Edwards, Tamara Tunie
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1907668/

An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.

End of Watch

Release 2012

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: David Ayer
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Natalie Martinez, Anna Kendrick, David Harbour
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1855199/

Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.

Contraband

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski, Arnaldur Indriðason, Óskar Jónasson
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas Haas
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1524137/

To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills.

The Bourne Legacy

Release 2012

Genre Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Tony Gilroy
Writers: Tony Gilroy, Dan Gilroy
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Edward Norton, Donna Murphy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1194173/

An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

Transporter 2

Release 2005

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Louis Leterrier
Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Stars: Jason Statham, Alessandro Gassman, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta, Matthew Modine
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0388482/

Mercenary Frank Martin, who specializes moving goods of all kinds, surfaces again this time in Miami, Florida when he's implicated in the kidnapping of the young son of a powerful USA official.

Devil's Knot

Release 2013

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Atom Egoyan
Writers: Paul Harris Boardman, Scott Derrickson, Mara Leveritt
Stars: Dane DeHaan, Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0804463/

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.

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