Category Archives: Thriller

Mission: Impossible

Release 1996

Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller

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Director: Brian De Palma
Writers: Bruce Geller, David Koepp, Steven Zaillian, Robert Towne
Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny, Jean Reno
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117060/

An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Release 2011

Genre Action, Thriller

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Director: Brad Bird
Writers: Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Bruce Geller
Stars: Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, Michael Nyqvist
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1229238/

The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.

Mission: Impossible II

Release 2000

Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller

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Director: John Woo
Writers: Bruce Geller, Ronald D. Moore, Brannon Braga, Robert Towne
Stars: Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Ving Rhames, Richard Roxburgh
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120755/

A secret agent is sent to Sydney, to find and destroy a genetically modified disease called "Chimera"

I Am Number Four

Release 2011

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: D.J. Caruso
Writers: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Marti Noxon, Jobie Hughes, James Frey
Stars: Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron, Callan McAuliffe
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1464540/

Aliens and their Guardians are hiding on Earth from intergalactic bounty hunters. They can only be killed in numerical order, and Number Four is next on the list. This is his story.

Drive Angry

Release 2011

Genre Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller

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Director: Patrick Lussier
Writers: Todd Farmer, Patrick Lussier
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke, David Morse
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1502404/

A vengeful father escapes from hell and chases after the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Release 2011

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Rupert Wyatt
Writers: Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Pierre Boulle
Stars: Andy Serkis, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Richard Ridings, Christopher Gordon
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1318514/

A substance, designed to help the brain repair itself, gives rise to a super-intelligent chimp who leads an ape uprising.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Release 2009

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Gavin Hood
Writers: David Benioff, Skip Woods
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston, Will.i.am, Lynn Collins
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0458525/

A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.

X-Men 3: The Last Stand

Release 2006

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Brett Ratner
Writers: Simon Kinberg, Zak Penn
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0376994/

When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.

Hanna

Release 2011

Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller

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Director: Joe Wright
Writers: Seth Lochhead, David Farr
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Vicky Krieps, Cate Blanchett, Paris Arrowsmith
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0993842/

A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.

Source Code

Release 2011

Genre Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Duncan Jones
Writers: Ben Ripley
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright, Michael Arden
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0945513/

An action thriller centered on a soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train.

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