Category Archives: Thriller

Lockout

Release 2012

Genre Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: James Mather, Stephen St. Leger
Writers: Stephen St. Leger, James Mather, Luc Besson
Stars: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Vincent Regan, Joseph Gilgun, Lennie James
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1592525/

A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

The Raven

Release 2012

Genre Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: James McTeigue
Writers: Hannah Shakespeare, Ben Livingston
Stars: John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Kevin McNally
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1486192/

When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.

Underworld: Evolution

Release 2006

Genre Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Len Wiseman
Writers: Danny McBride, Len Wiseman, Kevin Grevioux
Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Derek Jacobi, Bill Nighy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0401855/

Picking up directly from the previous film, vampire warrior Selena and the half werewolf Michael hunt for clues to reveal the history of their races and the war between them.

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Release 2009

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

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Director: Patrick Tatopoulos
Writers: Danny McBride, Dirk Blackman, Howard McCain, Len Wiseman, Robert Orr, Kevin Grevioux
Stars: Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra, Steven Mackintosh, Kevin Grevioux
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0834001/

An origins story centered on the centuries-old feud between the race of aristocratic vampires and their onetime slaves, the Lycans.

Underworld

Release 2003

Genre Action, Fantasy, Thriller

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Director: Len Wiseman
Writers: Kevin Grevioux, Len Wiseman, Danny McBride
Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Sheen, Shane Brolly, Bill Nighy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0320691/

Selene, a beautiful vampire warrior, is entrenched in a war between the vampire and werewolf races. Although she is aligned with the vampires, she falls in love with Michael, a werewolf who longs for the war to end.

Skyfall

Release 2012

Genre Action, Thriller

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Director: Sam Mendes
Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan, Ian Fleming
Stars: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1074638/

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Fast and Furious 6

Release 2013

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Justin Lin
Writers: Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson
Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1905041/

Hobbs has Dom and Brian reassemble their crew in order to take down a mastermind who commands an organization of mercenary drivers across 12 countries. Payment? Full pardons for them all.

Fast Five

Release 2011

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Justin Lin
Writers: Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson
Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1596343/

Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.

Fast and Furious 4

Release 2009

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Justin Lin
Writers: Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson
Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, John Ortiz
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1013752/

Brian O'Conner, now working for the FBI in LA, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Release 2006

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Justin Lin
Writers: Chris Morgan
Stars: Lucas Black, Damien Marzette, Trula M. Marcus, Zachery Ty Bryan, Brandon Brendel
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0463985/

Alabama teenager Sean Boswell becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.

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