Category Archives: Thriller

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.

Blue Ruin

Release 2013

Genre Thriller

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Director: Jeremy Saulnier
Stars: Macon Blair, Devin Ratray, Amy Hargreaves, Kevin Kolack, Eve Plumb
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2359024/

A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

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.

Cheap Thrills

Release 2013

Genre Comedy, Thriller

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Director: E.L. Katz
Writers: David Chirchirillo, Trent Haaga
Stars: Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, Sara Paxton, David Koechner, Amanda Fuller
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2389182/

A scheming couple put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of increasingly twisted dares over the course of an evening at a local bar.

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.

Kill Your Darlings

Release 2013

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller

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Director: John Krokidas
Writers: Austin Bunn, John Krokidas
Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall, Jack Huston, Ben Foster
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1311071/

A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.

Omar

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Thriller

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Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Stars: Adam Bakri, Leem Lubany, Samer Bisharat, Iyad Hoorani, Essam Abu Aabed
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2852406/

A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he's tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier's killing.

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.

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