Damián SzifrónA story about love deception, the return of the past, a tragedy, or even the violence contained in an everyday detail, appear themselves to push them towards the abyss, into the undeniable pleasure of losing control.
Jeanne HerryMuriel (Sandrine Kiberlain) is a beautician. She loves to talk, and has a habit of making stuff up and telling tall tales. And for the past two decades, Muriel has been the number one fan of French crooner Vincent Lacroix. Most of her spare time is spent keeping up with his songs and his concerts. Then one night, she opens her door to find Vincent – her idol – standing on her doorstep. His arrival turns Muriel’s life upside down as she embarks on a journey that even she couldn’t have invented.
Frédéric JardinFrom Tribeca Film. A cop races through a packed nightclub, dodging drug dealers and his own corrupt colleagues, in a mad chase to rescue his son from the crime kingpin he is in debt to. In French w/ English subtitles.
Guy NattivAfter a difficult childhood drives him into the grasps of a white supremacist gang, Bryon (Jamie Bell, delivering a visceral, explosive performance) tries to escape to a new life, all the while questioning whether he's capable of undoing— and repenting for — the evil he's done. Academy Award-winning writer-director Guy Nattiv makes his English-language feature debut with this galvanizing story of transformation, inspired by actual events.
First LastCommander Hamilton tells the story of an elite Swedish military squadron that is requested by the Central Intelligence Agency to retrieve a stolen Russian nuclear missile that has fallen into the hands of Libyan terrorists.
Michael PearceMoll is a troubled woman, still living at home, stifled by the small island community around her. When she meets Pascal, a free- spirited stranger, a whole new world opens up to her and she begins to feel alive for the first time, falling madly in love. Finally breaking free from her family, Moll moves in with Pascal to start a new life. But when he is arrested as the key suspect in a series of brutal murders, she is left isolated and afraid. Moll finds herself forced to make choices that will impact her life forever.
Lynne RamsayA former Marine and ex–FBI agent, Joe has seen one too many crime scenes and known too much trauma, and not just in his professional life. Solitary and haunted, he prefers to be invisible. He doesn't allow himself friends or lovers and makes a living rescuing young girls from the deadly clutches of the sex trade. But when a high-ranking New York politician hires him to extricate his teenage daughter from a Manhattan brothel, Joe uncovers a web of corruption that even he may not be able to unravel. When the men on his trail take the only person left in the world who matters to him, he forsakes his pledge to do no harm. If anyone can kill his way to the truth, it's Joe.
Josh KlausnerWhen a young woman (Juliette Lewis) inherits a handsome, huge New York apartment at the rent-controlled monthly bargain of $400, it looks too good to be true. She is immediately confronted by a collection of creepy neighbors: a nosy first floor busybody, a surly superintendent who isn't allowed his own set of keys, a mystery tenant who flees at the sight of her, and a reclusive fourth-floor neighbor who turns a war of wills into an all-out guerilla campaign of terror. When her place is overrun with rats and maggots, her pushy boyfriend (William Hurt), insists she leave but she's determined to continue her first bout of independence… even if it kills her.
Rian JohnsonBrendan Frye is a loner, someone who knows all the angles but has chosen to stay on the outside. When the girl he loves turns up dead, he is determined to find the "who" and "why" and plunges into the dark and dangerous social strata of rich girl Laura, intimidating Tug, drug-addled Dode, seductive Kara, and the ominous Pin. But who can he really trust? These are the ingredients of Brick, a gritty and provocative thriller that critics describe as "a clever, twist-filled whodunit!" (Claudia Puig, USA Today)
Suzi EwingLewis (Luke Evans) is a seemingly ordinary guy, but under the surface he hides a singular obsession – revenge. The focus of this obsession is Cathy. In broad daylight, Lewis kidnaps Cathy and takes her to his home where he’s built a soundproofed 10x10 cell. Lewis plans to extract a dark secret from Cathy’s past, but there is more to Cathy than meets the eye. As Lewis’ motive for the kidnapping reveals itself, it’s clear that Cathy will not become a victim and is a formidable match for her kidnapper.
Erik PoppeRecently released from prison after serving time for the murder of a child, Jan has always maintained his innocence. He is ready to put the past behind him. A gifted organist, he takes a job at an Oslo church under his middle name, Thomas. His talent and gentle manner quickly earn him the respect of his superiors, as well as the love of the pastor, Anna. Thomas even overcomes his initial panic to return the affection of Anna's young son, Jens. But his past catches up with him when Agnes, a local teacher, comes to the church on a school visit and recognizes the organist as Jan, the young man who was convicted for the murder of her son.
Adam SmithAfter an elaborate heist goes south, reluctant criminal Chad (Michael Fassbender) must find a way to escape the clutches of his fierce outlaw father and the encroaching police in this riveting, action-packed crime thriller.
David RaymondHenry Cavill stars in this action-packed thrill ride that will shock you at every turn. When police detective Marshall (Cavill) and local vigilante Cooper (Ben Kingsley) arrest a serial killer targeting women, they discover his game has just begun. The hunt is on as the murderer masterminds a series of deadly attacks from behind bars. Now in a desperate race against time, Marshall and Cooper fight to stay one step ahead of their suspect’s deadly plan. Also starring Alexandra Daddario and Stanley Tucci, Night Hunter is a pulse-pounding thriller where the only way out is through the mind of a killer. Tick-tock.
Franklin J. SchaffnerLesley-Anne Down ("The Pink Panther Strikes Again," "The Betsy") stars in this classic thriller about a beautiful Egyptologist entangled in the black marketing of ancient and priceless artifacts. Co-starring Academy Award-winner Sir John Gielgud ("Arthur"), Golden Globe-nominee Frank Langella ("Superman Returns") and John Rhys-Davies (the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy).
William Friedkin"Killer" Joe Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) is a Dallas detective who doubles as a hit man with the charm of a Southern gentleman. Chris (Emile Hirsch) hires Joe to kill his mother, in order to collect her life insurance and pay off his debts. When Chris is unable to pay for the service up front, Joe takes Chris's sister Dottie (Juno Temple) as a retainer until he can be paid.
Pamela RomanowskyJames Franco plays Stephen Elliot, a once-successful novelist paralyzed by writer's block and an escalating Adderall dependency, who becomes obsessed with a high-profile murder case as a way to escape his personal troubles. His interest leads him to meet Lana Edmond (Amber Heard), a smart, sexy reporter who gives him unique access to the case. As their relationship takes off, Stephen is suddenly thrust back into the past when his father (Ed Harris), a cruel and vindictive man, shows up to challenge the veracity of the memoir Stephen is writing. As Stephen simultaneously delves into the details of the murder case (which turns out to have some unexpected parallels to his own troubled upbringing) and reunites with his estranged father, he is forced to separate truth from lies and fact from fiction--ultimately leading him to finally reconcile his past and confront his future.
Lee TamahoriLas Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low under an assumed name in Vegas, performing cheap tricks and living off small-time gambling "winnings." But when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a nuclear device in Los Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris must use all her wiles to capture Cris and convince him to help her stop the cataclysm.
Erik Van LooyKarl Urban (Star Trek Into Darkness) and James Marsden (2 Guns) star in the tense psychological thriller THE LOFT, the story of five guys who conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city--a place where they can indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved. Paranoia seizes them as everyone begins to suspect one another. Friendships are tested, loyalties are questioned and marriages crumble as the group is consumed by fear, suspicion and murder in this relentless thriller.
Fernando Di LeoIn the first film of the Fernando Di Leo triology, small-time gangster Ugo Piazza has just been released from prison. He tries to convince the police, the mafia, and his one-time associate Rocco, a sadistic hoodlum who enjoys sick violence and torture, that he wants to go straight, but everyone believes he has $300,000 of stolen money hidden somewhere. Caliber 9’s stylized violence, fast-paced action sequences, tight editing and plot twists prefigure the work of Quentin Tarantino and John Woo. The film also features a notable score by Luis Bacalov and the stunning Barbara Bouchet as Ugo’s go-go dancing girlfriend.
Xavier GensBased on the top-selling, award-winning video game franchise, the Hitman is a genetically-engineered, elite assassin known only as Agent 47. His very existence seems to be a sin, but he wages a quiet war to rid the world of evil. He’s brilliant, charismatic and charming – yet reveals little about himself, has no name, and is known only by the last two digits of a barcode tattooed on the back of his head. His hallmarks are a lethal grace, unwavering precision, and resolute pride in his work. But even 47 couldn't anticipate a "random equation" in his life of exactitude: the unexpected stirrings of his conscience and the unfamiliar emotions aroused in him by a mysterious Russian woman.
Luigi BazzoniThe success of Dario Argento's 'The Bird with the Crystal Plumage' ushered in a host of imitators, seeking to capitalise on this new, modern take on the giallo thriller. Many were highly derivative, but a number nonetheless rose above the crowd thanks to skilful execution and a willingness to experiment stylistically. Once such example is 'The Fifth Cord' - which, in the hands of director Luigi Bazzoni ('The Possessed', 'Footprints on the Moon'), turns a conventional premise into a visually stunning exploration of alienation and isolation. When a man barely survives a brutal assault en route home from a New Year's party, washed-up, whisky-swilling journalist Andrea Bild ('Franco Nero', 'Django') is assigned to report on the case. Before long, the maniac strikes again, this time with fatal results. As the body count rises, Andrea falls under suspicion himself, making it even more imperative that he crack the case. His only clue lies in a series of black gloves found at the location of e
Brett SimmonsWhen plans for a weekend vacation hit a dead end, a group of close-knit friends find themselves trapped in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a menacing, blood thirsty predator. Holed up in an isolated cabin, tensions mount as long-buried secrets are revealed. As the body count rises, the group must put their differences aside and fight for survival.
Sophie MarceauSophie Marceau, writer, director and star of "Trivial" channels classic Hitchcock In this cunning thriller. A lonely policeman is visited by the ghostly apparition of a famous actress who mysteriously disappeared thirty years ago. This French indie caper is an IFC release.
Brian De PalmaBrian De Palma invites you to witness a seduction...a mystery... a murder. It's Body Double a spine-tingling look at voyeurism and sexuality from the modern master of suspense. Jake Scully (Craig Wasson), an unemployed actor, is asked to house-sit at a luxurious hillside apartment. As a bonus, the home offers Jake a telescopic peek into the bedroom of Gloria Revelle (Deborah Shelton), who performs an arousing striptease. When Jake discovers another man is also spying on Gloria, he begins an obsessive surveillance of her. Soon a grisly murder leads him into the world of X-rated films where he meets sexy porn queen Holly Body (Melanie Griffith), who is a key to the crime. De Palma has created a gripping adult thriller of eroticism and horror!
Kim FarrantNoomi Rapace stars as a woman on the edge in this intense psychological thriller. Having suffered a tragic loss years earlier, Lizzie (Rapace) is trying to rebuild her life. Suddenly she becomes obsessed with a neighbor’s daughter, believing the girl to be her own child. As Lizzie’s shocking, threatening acts grow increasingly dangerous, they lead to an explosive confrontation with the girl’s angry, defensive mother (Yvonne Strahovski).
Scooter CorkleWith her father in jail, Alison is the matriarch of the family watching over her brother, Brandon. On the anniversary of their father’s crimes, their family is pushed to its limits: Alison wakes to the news that a dead man has been found in a trailer park and Brandon is the lead suspect. Alison must find Brandon and unearth the truth before he ends up behind bars or inside a casket, but the harder she looks, the more people turn up dead.
William Friedkin"Killer" Joe Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) is a Dallas detective who doubles as a hit man with the charm of a Southern gentleman. Chris (Emile Hirsch) hires Joe to kill his mother, in order to collect her life insurance and pay off his debts. When Chris is unable to pay for the service up front, Joe takes Chris's sister Dottie (Juno Temple) as a retainer until he can be paid.
Frédéric MermoudDiane Kramer is led by one obsession: to find the driver of the mocha-colored Mercedes which hit her son and devastated her life. With a few belongings, some money and a gun, she goes to Evian, where she’s learned the driver lives. But sometimes the path of revenge is more tortuous than it seems. Diane will have to face another woman, friendly and mysterious.
Anne FontaineLille, at Christmas... Claire Gautier, 30, works in the claims department of an insurance company. She leads an uneventful life with her husband Fabrice and her young daughter Pauline... Claire gets to know Laurent Kessler, a veterinarian who consults her about a water damage claim. This is the first step in a story of love and fear. Laurent is a seductive man, or rather a compulsive "woman hunter". With Claire though things are different. Perhaps because the young woman has sensed the shadowy areas that he attempts to conceal. A climate of terror reigns in the city after the same man kills a number of women. Claire cannot help but make a connection between Laurent and the killer. Strangely, Claire grows closer to him as her suspicions become clearer. Will she be able to escape from this spiral of fear and fascination?
Don SiegelAcademy Award-winner Clint Eastwood ("Unforgiven," "Million Dollar Baby") stars as "Dirty Harry" Callahan in this riveting action film that spawned several blockbuster sequels. In this original, Detective Harry Callahan is determined to bring in psychotic killer Robinson, even if he's determined to break some of the rules. Brilliantly filmed for maximum impact. Recently selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 greatest American films of all time and added "Dirty Harry" as part of the 50 Greatest Heroes of all time.
Natalia LeiteFrancesca Eastwood gives a breakout performance as an art student who is sexually assaulted at a party. After struggling to receive any support from her college to find justice and cope with her trauma, she impulsively confronts her attacker - a decision that has deadly repercussions. As she tracks down fellow rape survivors, an unlikely vigilante is born.
David MametFrom acclaimed and Academy Award-nominated director and writer David Mamet ("Hannibal," "The Untouchables") comes this taut action-thriller starring Val Kilmer ("Wonderland," "Red Planet") and Oscar-nominated William H. Macy ("Seabiscuit", TV's "Door To Door"). A special ops officer and his protégé are recruited to investigate the kidnapping of the president's daughter, but the deeper they dig into her disappearance, the more they uncover a dangerous conspiracy that goes up to the highest levels of the U.S. government. Also starring Derek Luke ("Biker Boyz," "Antwone Fisher"), Johnny Messner ("Tears of the Sun," "The Sweetest Thing"), Tia Texada (TV's "Third Watch," "Phone Booth") and Aaron Stanford ("X2: X-Men United," "25th Hour").
Stacie PassonTwo sisters (Alexandra Daddario and Taissa Farmiga) live secluded in a large manor and care for their deranged uncle (Crispin Glover). The rest of their family died five years before, under suspicious circumstances. When a cousin (Sebastian Stan) arrives for a visit, family secrets and scandals unravel. Based on the beloved Shirley Jackson novel.
Kasra FarahaniTwo high school filmmakers’ (Keir Gilchrist and Logan Miller) experiment started with a simple idea: if you had the equipment and the ambition, could you convince another person that they're being haunted? Through a series of escalating pranks, the boys taunt their elderly neighbor (James Caan) further and further to get a reaction. As their suspicions grow and the tension mounts, they realize too late that the man they're manipulating is the last person they should've chosen for their project.
Alfred HitchcockWorld-famous scientist Michael Armstrong (Paul Newman) and his fiancee/assistant, Sarah Sherman (Julie Andrews), travel to Copenhagen for a physics conference. When Sarah mistakenly intercepts a message meant for Armstrong, she believes that he is secretly defecting to East Germany. Or is he? As Armstrong goes undercover to glean top-secret information, the couple find themselves running for their lives from enemy agents in this action-packed thriller.
Scott CooperFrom Scott Cooper, the critically-acclaimed writer and director of Crazy Heart, comes a gripping and gritty drama about family, fate, circumstance, and justice. Russell Baze (Christian Bale) has a rough life: he works a dead-end blue collar job at the local steel mill by day, and cares for his terminally ill father by night. When Russell’s brother Rodney (Casey Affleck) returns home from serving time in Iraq, he gets lured into one of the most ruthless crime rings in the Northeast and mysteriously disappears. The police fail to crack the case, so - with nothing left to lose - Russell takes matters into his own hands, putting his life on the line to seek justice for his brother. The impressive cast of Christian Bale and Casey Affleck are rounded out by Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker, Zoe Saldana, Sam Shepard and Willem Dafoe.
Mike FiggisDennis Peck knows his way around the law. He can launder money, run a scam, fix a bad rap. He can even, for the right price, arrange a murder. "Trust me," he says, "I'm a cop." Richard Gere is Peck and Andy Garcia is Raymond Avila, the investigator determined to bring Peck to justice in this supercharged police thriller. Peck isn't going down without a fight. The slick, cold-blooded manipulator intends to take Avila's career, his marriage, even his sanity with him in Internal Affairs. "A fine tight script," says Gary Franklin (KABC-TV). "Two thumbs up!" say Siskel & Ebert.
Eric Bress & J. Mackye GruberA young man struggling to access sublimated childhood memories finds a technique that allows him to travel back to the past. Occupying his childhood body, he is able to change history. But every change he makes has unexpected consequences.
Andy Nyman & Jeremy DysonExperience three spine-tingling tales of terror to haunt your dreams. A debunker of all things paranormal, Professor Phillip Goodman (Andy Nyman) has devoted his life to exposing phony psychics and fraudulent supernatural shenanigans on his own television show. His skepticism is put to the test, however, when he receives a file of three chilling, inexplicable cases: a night watchman (Paul Whitehouse) haunted by disturbing visions as he patrols an abandoned asylum; an edgy young man (Alex Lawther) involved in a hellish car accident deep in the woods; and a wealthy former banker (Sherlock's Martin Freeman) visited by the poltergeist spirit of his unborn child. Even scarier: each of the these macabre stories seems to have a sinister connection to Professor Goodman's own life. Will they make a believer of him yet?
Kim NguyenIn this modern epic, Kim Nguyen exposes the ruthless edge of our increasingly digital world. Cousins from New York, Vincent (Jesse Eisenberg) and Anton (Alexander Skarsgård) are players in the high-stakes game of High-Frequency Trading, where winning is measured in milliseconds. Their dream? To build a straight fiber-optic cable line between Kansas and New Jersey, making them millions. But nothing is straightforward for this flawed pair. Anton is the brains, Vincent is the hustler, and together they push each other and everyone around them to the breaking point with their quixotic adventure. Constantly breathing down their necks is their old boss Eva Torres (Salma Hayek), a powerful, intoxicating and manipulative trader who will stop at nothing to come between them and beat them at their own game.
Per FlyBased on a true story, an idealistic young employee working at the UN investigates the grisly murder of his predecessor and uncovers a vast global conspiracy, that may even involve his own boss, in this gripping and timely thriller.
Babak NajafiTaraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Mikael Håfström"The Rite" is a supernatural thriller that uncovers the Devil's reach to even one of the holiest places on Earth. Inspired by true events, the film follows seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue), who is sent to study exorcism at the Vatican in spite of his own doubts about the controversial practice and even his own faith. Wearing his deep skepticism like armor, Michael challenges his superiors to look to psychiatry, rather than demons, in treating the possessed. Only when he's sent to apprentice with the unorthodox Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins)--a legendary priest who has performed thousands of exorcisms--does Michael's armor begin to fall. As he is drawn into a troubling case that seems to transcend even Father Lucas's skill, he begins to glimpse a phenomenon science can't explain or control...and an evil so violent and terrifying that it forces him to question everything he believes.
Fernando MeirellesA sexy, dramatic thriller about interconnected romantic life in the 21st century. 360 starts in Vienna, weaving stories set in Paris, London, Bratislava, Rio, Denver and Phoenix into a single, mesmerizing narrative. A businessman, tempted to be unfaithful to his wife, sets into motion a series of events that ripple around the globe with dramatic consequences. From the director of City of God and The Constant Gardener, and featuring a terrific ensemble cast, led by Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law, Rachel Weisz and Ben Foster.
Craig William MacneillHeadstrong Lizzie Borden lives with her wealthy father, stepmother, and sister in Fall River, Massachusetts. When her family hires live-in maid Bridget, an uneducated Irish immigrant, the two find kindred spirits in one another and tension builds in the Borden household. Based on the infamous 1892 axe murders by Lizzie Borden.
Baltasar KormákurFrom Focus Features, the premiere global brand in original and daring cinema, comes Focus World. Charged with finding the most exciting voices in international and independent film, Focus World is proud to present The Deep from director Baltasar Kormákur. Based on the astonishing true story story of survival and human endurance, The Deep fashions a modern-day everyman myth about the unlikely sole survivor of a tragic local shipwreck, whose superhuman will to survive made him both an inexplicable scientific phenomenon and a genuine national hero.
Ivan SenIndigenous Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) arrives in the frontier town of Goldstone on a missing persons inquiry. What seems like a simple investigation unearths an intricate web of crime, corruption, human trafficking, and coordinated exploitation of indigenous people’s land. Jay must bury his differences with young local cop Josh (Alex Russell), so together they can bring justice to Goldstone. Also stars Academy Award Nominee Jacki Weaver and David Wenham.
William FriedkinA group of outcasts from different backgrounds and nationalities are forced by misfortune to work in an oil-drilling operation in South America. When fire breaks out of control, four of the outcasts are given the opportunity to earn enough money to get out by transporting six crates of unstable dynamite through miles of jungle in two ancient trucks.
John FrankenheimerAn international team of former intelligence agents is hired to carry out a dangerous mission in this character-driven post-Cold War action adventure directed by veteran filmmaker John Frankenheimer. When the caper goes awry, each member reveals his true self. Featured among the operatives are Robert De Niro, Stellan Skarsgard, Jean Reno, Jonathan Pryce, Sean Bean and Natascha McElhone. Of the story whose title derives from the Japanese word meaning masterless samurai: "The characters, both male and female, are terribly good at what they do, they just have no place to do it anymore. They're hired to pull off a job, get double-crossed twice and have to get out of it. During a difficult job, the men and their morality, or lack of it, is revealed."
The Mo BrothersA series of horrific murders have just gone viral, posted anonymously by the handsome and seductive Nomura (Kazuki Kitamura) with a taste for torture. Thousands of miles away, disgraced journalist Bayu (Oka Antarra) can’t stop watching – and in a reckless moment discovers he, too, can kill. One man in Tokyo. One in Jakarta. A serial killer and a vigilante. As the posts multiply and the body count rises, a bizarre and psychotic rivalry begins – and the face-to-face showdown that’s coming will paint the city in blood.
Giorgio SerafiniSteve Walsh lives a life of luxury, built on the ruins of other people’s dreams. His targets never retaliate. But Peter Farrell is different — he's dangerous and has nothing to lose. Peter's life has been destroyed by Steve and he wants revenge. He will stop at nothing to get it and Steve’s previous life of wealth and opulence will disintegrate, never to return to normal again.
Neil Jordan“Why don’t they stop me?” Erica Bain wonders. Bain, a popular radio host, watched her fiancé die and nearly lost her own life in a vicious, random attack. Now she is a stranger to herself, an armed wanderer in the urban night, ridding New York of the thugs she sees at every turn. And no one, it seems, can stop her. Two-time Academy Award® winner Jodie Foster as Erica and Academy Award® nominee Terrence Howard as a dogged cop with his own psychic wounds to heal join director Neil Jordan (The Crying Game) and producers Joel Silver (The Matrix trilogy) for this jolting, high-tension thriller that has a lot on its mind. And a gun in its hand.
Ricky TollmanA young journalist and a young political aide become entangled in a larger-than-life political scandal as they struggle to navigate adult life. Like all their friends, Bram and Kamal are struggling to climb the ladders at their respective workplaces: Bram at a newspaper, Kamal at City Hall. When Bram learns of a scandal involving Kamal’s larger-than-life boss, he seizes the moment to advance his career. Meanwhile, Kamal grapples with containing the story while maintaining his integrity.
Svetozar RistovskiIn 1980, John Wayne Gacy (William Forsythe of THE DEVIL'S REJECTS) was convicted of the rape and murder of 33 boys and young men – many of whom he buried beneath his suburban Chicago home – and sentenced to death row. Thirteen years later, ambitious criminology student Jason Moss (Jesse Moss of UNINVITED) began a bizarre correspondence with the serial killer by posing as a vulnerable gay teen. What followed was a nightmare journey into a world of violence, madness and sexual depravity that brought home the true horror of Gacy’s crimes. Hailed by Maxim as a "true-life Silence of the Lambs," Dear Mr. Gacy is a chilling true story based on the best seller that detailed an 18-year-old’s terrifying relationship with the most notorious mass murderer in American history.
Takashi DoscherSick and lost, Lily (Madeline Brewer) collapses at the doorstep of Adam (Nick Blood) and Ella (Lydia Wilson) who operate a secret distillery in the middle of Appalachia. As Lily recovers, she begins to notice strange things about her new caretakers. Despite their youthful appearances, everything they own is decades old. Although they live on a beautiful farm, there are no livestock or crops. Most alarming, however, is that there appears to be a great emotional rift between them. As Lily delves deeper into their lives, she will soon be caught in the middle of their conflict and come to discover the powerful secret they have been hiding for years.
Phillip NoyceHe takes his victims' lives and leaves behind mysterious pieces of a bizarre puzzle. And the only person who may be able to make sense of the serial killer's deranged plan is Lincoln Rhyme (Denzel Washington), a onetime top homicide investigator. But after a tragic accident changes his life forever, Rhyme can only watch as other cops bungle the case... until he teams up with a young rookie, Amelia Donaghy (Angelina Jolie), who bravely searches out the clues that help them solve the case. But as the killer senses the cops closing in, Rhyme realizes that he and his partner are on the trail of a vicious, sadistic murderer who will stop at nothing on his deadly mission. And at any moment, Rhyme and Amelia could become his next targets - and their first case could become their last.
Joel Schumacher11-year-old Mark Sway, torn between what he knows and what he can never tell. A hitman will kill Mark if the boy reveals what he knows. An ambitious federal prosecutor (Jones) will keep the pressure on until Mark tells all. Mark is now a pawn in a deadly game. And his only ally is a courageous attorney (Sarandon) who risks her career – and unexpectedly, her life – for him.
Edward ZwickWhen Lt. Colonel Nathaniel Serling (Denzel Washington) is asked to review the posthumous candidacy of the first woman (Meg Ryan) to receive a medal of honor, he finds himself plunged into an apparent cover-up surrounding the actions that led to her death. As he struggles to uncover the truth, he also finds himself forced to confront his own tormenting demons. Matt Damon co-stars in this powerful and provocative drama.
Joseph RubenNine-year-old Sam Paretta is dead, killed in a plane crash. Even though it's been fourteen months since the accident, his mother Telly (Julianne Moore, "Far From Heaven"), still grieves over the loss. But suddenly, her husband (Anthony Edwards, "ER") swears they never had a child and her psychiatrist (Gary Sinise, "C.S.I.: NY") insists she's delusional. But worst of all, there is absolutely no evidence to prove Sam ever existed. Haunted by the memories of her son, Telly's search for the truth propels her into a dark mind-shattering conspiracy of unearthly terror.
Sang-soo ImFrom the director of THE HOUSEMAID. When the private assistant of a wealthy socialite reveals her husband's salacious affair, he is entangled in a web of sex, love and deceit that could threaten his life & career.
Kevin MacDonaldTwo-time Academy Award® nominee Jude Law captains the cast of Black Sea, the suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award® winner Kevin Macdonald (One Day in September, The Last King of Scotland). Black Sea centers on a rogue submarine captain (Jude Law) who, after being laid off from a salvage company, pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival.
Frédéric SchoendoerfferIn order to neutralize an international smuggling network, France's intelligence services dispatch two agents, Captain Brisseau and Nadege, to Lebanon to blow up a ship carrying arms. The mission takes place without a hitch, but on the return journey Nadege is arrested at the Swiss border. The real operation is under way. A realistic and spectacular film that raises the question: when money and power are involved, who can you trust?
Gaspar NoéFrom director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible; Enter the Void; Love) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night. In Climax, a troupe of young dancers gathers in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. Following an unforgettable opening performance lit by virtuoso cinematographer Benoît Debie (Spring Breakers; Enter the Void) and shot by Noé himself, the troupe begins an all-night celebration that turns nightmarish as the dancers discover they've been pounding cups of sangria laced with potent LSD. Tracking their journey from jubilation to chaos and full-fledged anarchy, Noé observes crushes, rivalries, and violence amid a collective psychedelic meltdown. Starring Sofia Boutella (Atomic Blonde) and a cast of professional dancers, Climax is Noé's most brazen and visionary statement yet.
UnknownHe was where he shouldn't have been and saw what he shouldn't have seen. Now, who will believe the word of a career thief and ex-con? Who will trust Luther Whitney when he says he saw a woman killed and that the man responsible for her death is the President of the United States? Clint Eastwood portrays Whitney and directs this crisp, finely acted thriller based on David Baldacci's best-selling novel. A stellar cast which includes Gene Hackman and Ed Harris creates well-rounded characters that intensify constantly spiraling game of cat and mouse between Whitney, local police and the highest levels of White House power. Eastwood is a master at steadily raising the stakes in thrillers. Here his mastery is absolute.
David SladeHayley, a 14-year-old girl, meets Geoff, a 32-year-old fashion photographer, on the Internet. They make arrangements to meet in person in a coffee shop and she winds up going back to his house. There is a game of cat and mouse, with surprising results.
James MangoldWhat if every choice we ever make was already made for us? What if there really were no coincidences in life and our destinies were already predetermined? Ten strangers with secrets are brought together in a savage rainstorm: A limo driver (John Cusack), an '80s TV star (Rebecca DeMornay), a cop (Ray Liotta) who is transporting a killer (Jake Busey), a call girl (Amanda Peet), a pair of newlyweds (Clea DuVall and William Lee Scott) and a family in crisis (John C. McGinley, Leila Kenzle, Bret Loehr), all take shelter at a desolate motel run by a nervous night manager (John Hawkes). Relief in finding shelter is quickly replaced with fear as the ten travelers begin to die, one by one. They soon realize that, if they are to survive, they'll have to uncover the secret that has brought them all together.
David Robert MitchellSam (Andrew Garfield) is a disenchanted 33-year-old who discovers a mysterious woman, Sarah (Riley Keough), swimming in his apartment complex's pool. When she vanishes, Sam embarks on a spiraling investigation across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal, and conspiracy in the City of Angels. From writer-director David Robert Mitchell (It Follows) comes a sprawling and unexpected detective thriller about the Dream Factory and its denizens — dog killers, aspiring actors, memorabilia hoarders, nightlife personalities, wealthy socialites, and the shadowy billionaires floating above (and underneath) it all.
Richard FranklinPsycho II is the terrifying sequel to one of the most suspenseful films of all time, Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. Anthony Perkins makes a horrific homecoming in his role as the infamous Norman Bates, who after years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, still can't quite elude the demands of "Mother." Vera Miles also returns as the inquisitive woman who is haunted by her sister's brutal murder and the ominous motel where it all occurred. Meg Tilly and Dennis Franz co-star in this fiendish chiller.
Stephen PoliakoffIn this tense psychological thriller, Anne Keyes (Romola Garai), a young woman from a powerful political family, stumbles upon sinister evidence relating to a secret Nazi conspiracy plot. As war rages throughout Europe, Anne discovers the dark truths hidden by those closest to her and becomes caught in a deadly web of lies and betrayal.
Ben WheatleyTom Hiddleston stars as Dr. Robert Laing, the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech skyscraper whose lofty location places him amongst society’s upper class. Laing quickly settles in and meets the other tenants: Charlotte (Sienna Miller), a bohemian single mother; Wilder (Luke Evans), a charismatic documentarian who lives with his pregnant wife Helen (Elisabeth Moss); and Mr. Royal (Jeremy Irons), the building’s enigmatic architect. Life seems like paradise to the solitude-seeking Laing. But, as power outages become more frequent and building flaws emerge, mainly on the lower floors, social strata begins to crumble and the building descends into a class war.
Matthew VaughnSleek, well-dressed and polite, our hero (Daniel Craig) has made a fortune selling cocaine and ecstasy without really getting his hands dirty. Now he's looking to retire while he's young enough to enjoy his ill-gotten gains. But crime boss Jimmy Price (Kenneth Cranham) needs a couple of favors: The drug addict daughter of a mob overlord (Michael Gambon) has gone missing and Price wants her tracked down. Price also wants a middleman to buy a huge shipment of ecstasy from a loose-cannon crook called The Duke (Jamie Foreman). Sounds straightforward enough. But nothing's ever simple. With a renegade Serbian warlord thrown into the equation and a host of dangerous lowlifes out to help and hinder him, our hero soon realizes getting out of the drug business just might cost him everything. Including his life.
Anton CorbijnAcademy Award® winner George Clooney is The American in this sexy suspense thriller from director Anton Corbijn. After a job ends more violently than expected, Jack (Clooney) retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment to construct a deadly weapon for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he may be tempting fate by stepping out of the shadows. Jack soon finds himself in an escalating battle to escape from his secretive past, in the film critics are calling “4 Stars! Riveting and irresistible!” (Joe Neumaier, NY Daily News)
Claudia MyersA supernatural tale following a young woman (Olivia Thirlby) who has faded from the world to the point of becoming invisible. After more than a decade existing in the shadows, Holly meets the one man who can see her, Shayne Blackwell (Alan Ritchson), a disgraced MMA fighter. Holly discovers that it was one of her tabloid photographs that caused his downfall, and that she must restore him to his former glory if she wants to regain a foothold in the world around her. With Shayne, Holly awakens to love but also to the reality that she may become invisible forever. Also starring, Jim Gaffigan, Maria Dizzia, Tito Ortiz, David Johansen, and Megan Fox.
Oliver StoneThree-time Oscar®-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone brings to life this ferocious, Unrated Edition. In a glittering California beach town, two best friends’ innovative marijuana business has come to the attention of the ruthless Mexican Baja Cartel. As a seemingly unwinnable war unfolds around them, they’re forced to take part in a savage battle of wills to save the girl they both love. Starring Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Aaron Johnson, John Travolta, Benicio del Toro and Salma Hayek, Savages is “a stylish, violent, hallucinatory thriller.” (Ty Burr, Boston Globe)
Tomas AlfredsonFrom executive producer Martin Scorsese, The Snowman is based on Jo Nesbø's New York Times bestselling thriller series. When an elite crime squad's lead detective (Michael Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit (Rebecca Ferguson), the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.
Stan BrooksA pair of abused and neglected teenage girls almost get away with murder in Perfect Sisters, a riveting true-crime thriller based on the notorious “Bathtub Girls” case. Sisters Sandra and Beth learned early in life that they had no one to depend on but each other. But when their addict mother Linda makes plans to move the girls in with her lecherous and abusive lover, the girls’ situation becomes unbearable. Seeing no other way out, Sandra and Beth recruit their classmates to help them plan their mother’s murder. When the girls’ guilt spins out of control and they compulsively confess their involvement to friends, rumors that they are cold-blooded killers reach the ears of the authorities. Perfect Sisters is a harrowing and heartbreaking look at the teen subculture that nurtured the girls’ murderous fantasies and covered up for them after they committed an unthinkable crime in an effort to create a normal life for themselves.
Ramin BahraniIn this timely thriller, charismatic and ruthless businessman, Rick Carver (Academy nominee Michael Shannon), is making a killing by repossessing homes - gaming the real estate market, Wall Street banks and the US government. When he evicts Dennis Nash (Golden Globe nominee Andrew Garfield), a single father trying to care for his mother (Academy Award nominee Laura Dern) and young son (newcomer Noah Lomax), Nash becomes so desperate to provide for his family that he goes to work for Carver – the very man who evicted him in the first place. Carver promises Nash a way to regain his home and earn security for his family, but slyly seduces him into a lifestyle of wealth and glamour. It is a deal-with-the-devil that comes with an increasingly high cost - on Carver’s orders, Nash must evict families from their homes. As Nash falls deeper into Carver’s web, he finds his situation grows more brutal and dangerous than he ever imagined.
David Twohy6 strangers. 2 killers. No getting away… Milla Jovovich, Steve Zahn, Timothy Olyphant and Kiele Sanchez star in this gripping suspense-thriller about an island vacation that turns deadly. Honeymooners Cliff (Zahn) and Cydney (Jovovich) are hiking a jungle trail to a remote Hawaiian beach when they hear that police have uncovered a grisly murder scene and the suspected killers are somewhere nearby. Unsure whether to stay or flee, the pair joins two other couples and then things start to go horribly wrong. Far from civilization, a brutal battle for survival begins where danger lurks along every twist of the path and no one is who they seem. From director David Twohy comes the suspenseful film critics call, "a clever, heart-pounding thriller" (Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle).
Robert HarmonWhen murder is no accident, revenge is no crime. A deadly battle of wits and wills between a vigilante and a killer is about to move into overdrive--and caught in their headlights is a tormented beauty who unwittingly holds the key to the ultimate showdown. When his wife is killed by a maniac, Rennie Cray, played by Jim Caviezel ("The Passion of the Christ," "Frequency"), takes to the road in his classic Plymouth Barracuda muscle car to find her murderer--James Fargo, played by Colm Feore ("Chicago," "Pearl Harbor"), a merciless, wheelchair-bound serial killer. Fargo hunts down and kills women using his massive 1972 Cadillac Eldorado, which he has transformed into a monstrous extension of his own twisted body and mind. But one of his targets has survived. Now as Fargo hunts Molly, played by Rhona Mitra ("Sweet Home Alabama," "Get Carter"), to finish what he started, Cray uses the innocent would-be murder victim as bait to snare Fargo.
Barbet SchroederThe body of a young woman is found in a ditch in the woods of the small California coastal town of San Benito. SANDRA BULLOCK ("Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood," "Miss Congeniality"), stars as Cassie Mayweather, the seasoned homicide detective and crime scene specialist assigned to the case along with her new partner San Kennedy (BEN CHAPLIN - "Lost Souls," "The Thin Red Line"). The two dectectives make their way through microscopic hints of evidence, which seem to indicate a random act of violence, but Cassie has a gut feeling that there is more to this murder than meets the eye. Something about this case reminds her of her past exactly at a time when she is asked to appear at a parole hearing on anold police matter. These events force Cassie to revisit the past.
Dwight H. LittleWhen a veteran Washington D.C. police detective (Wesley Snipes) is called in to investigate the murder of a woman at the White House, he uncovers a complex and deadly web of corruption and deceit. With the help of a reluctant Secret Service agent (Diane Lane), he struggles to stop the killer from carrying out a plot that will affect the entire country. Starring action superstar Snipes (the "Blade" movies, "The Art of War"), Oscar-nominee Diane Lane ("The Perfect Storm," "My Dog Skip"), five-time Emmy-winner Alan Alda ("Mad City," TV's "M*A*S*H"), two-time Emmy-winner Dennis Miller (TV's "Dennis Miller Live," "Bordello of Blood"), Ronny Cox ("American Outlaws," TV's "The Agency"), Tate Donovan ("Swordfish," "Hercules") and Daniel Benzali (TV's "The Agency," TV's "Murder One"). Produced by Academy Award-winner Arnold Kopelson ("Se7en," "The Fugitive").
Gary FlederEight kidnapped women. All beautiful. All talented. All in danger of having their lives cut cruelly short if police detective Alex Cross and key witness Kate McTiernan can't locate the elusive "collector" who calls himself Casanova. From the Deep South to the California coast and back, the hunt is on in this provocative race-against-time suspensor based on the best-selling novel by James Patterson. Ashley Judd plays resourceful, strong-willed Kate McTiernan. She's the lone escapee from Casanova's hidden lair... and determined to rescue the fellow captives she left behind. Morgan Freeman is Detective Alex Cross, a master at solving the unsolvable. But there's more than his reputation at stake: this time one of the victims is his niece in this "taut, riveting thriller" (Fox-TV).
Gus Van SantCriminal on the run, Marion Crane (Anne Heche) takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates (Vince Vaughn) - a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his "mother." Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts inquiries from her sister (Julianne Moore) and a private investigator (William H. Macy). They both soon discover the morbid bond linking Norman to his mysterious "mother" at the Bates Motel. Relive the terror in acclaimed director Gus Van Sant's all new version of Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece of suspense… Psycho.
Sidney LumetAndy (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a debt-ridden broker, needs some quick cash. He ropes his younger brother, Hank (Ethan Hawke), into a scheme to commit the perfect crime: to rob their parents' (Albert Finney, Rosemary Harris) jewelry store. The scheme goes horribly awry, and the family patriarch takes justice into his own hands, unaware that the criminals he is hunting are his own sons.
Michael AptedWorking-class waitress Slim (Jennifer Lopez, Maid in Manhattan) thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married Mitch (Billy Campbell, TV's "Once and Again"), the man of her dreams. After the arrival of their first child, her picture perfect life is shattered when she discovers Mitch's hidden possessive dark side, a controlling and abusive alter ego that can turn trust, love and tranquility into terror. Terrified for her child's safety, Slim flees with her daughter. Relentless in his pursuit and enlisting the aid of lethal henchmen, Mitch continually stalks the prey that was once his family. Finally, Slim is forced to fight back, engaging Mitch in a physical and psychological battle, showing him that she's had ENOUGH! Jennifer Lopez delivers an electrifying performance as a new breed of action hero in director Michael Apted's (The World Is Not Enough) harrowing, high-style hit thriller.
Timothy BondBilly Zane of Titanic stars as ‘80s one-hit-wonder and out-of-control rocker Mikey Taylor, now sober, married and trying to score a new music publishing deal. But when he hires a sexy and talented young demo singer (former supermodel Estella Warren of PLANET OF THE APES), she soon begins to seduce him with all the addictions - sex, drugs, booze and beyond - that nearly killed him at the height of his fame. Her hunger is unstoppable. Her desires are insatiable. And in a dangerous affair of lust and obsession, is the most shocking temptation of all yet to come? Jane Wheeler (JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH) co-stars in this erotic thriller with a wicked twist, featuring songs performed by Estella Warren.
Allen HughesWhen disgraced cop turned private detective Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) is hired by NYC’s mayor (Russell Crowe) to tail his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones), he uncovers a city-wide conspiracy of corruption, sex, and murder. With his life threatened at every turn, Billy finds himself faced with an impossible choice, which could have disastrous repercussions for his career and family.
Rory KindersleyEve follows two actresses fighting for the coveted role of ‘Eve’ in a screen adaptation of ‘Paradise Lost’. When the talented and beautiful Alex Beyer is awarded the role, her excitement is quickly tempered by a disturbing home invasion. Unsure of who or what is tormenting her, Alex’s sense of reality starts to spiral out of control threatening her sanity and the lives of those around her.