Dark City (1998) RT 74% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jul 1998

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Alex Proyas
CAST:  Rufus Sewell  •  William Hurt  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Jennifer Connelly

Blue Velvet (1986) RT 94% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Feb 1999

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Isabella Rossellini  •  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Laura Dern

The King of Comedy (1982) RT 90% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Jerry Lewis  •  Diahnne Abbott  •  Sandra Bernhard

Bellflower (2011) RT 73% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Two friends spend all their free time building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Evan Glodell
CAST:  Evan Glodell  •  Jessie Wiseman  •  Tyler Dawson  •  Rebekah Brandes

Ed Wood (1994)

The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Martin Landau  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Patricia Arquette

Tusk (2014)

When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Kevin Smith
CAST:  Michael Parks  •  Justin Long  •  Haley Joel Osment  •  Génesis Rodríguez

Horns (2013) RT 41% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jan 2015

In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to strange horns sprouting from his temples.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alexandre Aja
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Juno Temple  •  Kelli Garner  •  James Remar

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Madison Eginton  •  Jackie Sawiris

Ginger Snaps (2000) RT 89% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Oct 2001

The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger's first ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  John Fawcett
CAST:  Katharine Isabelle  •  Kris Lemche  •  Mimi Rogers  •  Jesse Moss

Dead Ringers (1988) RT 83% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  Heidi von Palleske  •  Barbara Gordon




Eraserhead (1977)

Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Jack Nance  •  Charlotte Stewart  •  Allen Joseph  •  Jeanne Bates

Rosemary's Baby (1968) RT 99% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A young couple moves into an infamous New York apartment building to start a family. Things become frightening as Rosemary begins to suspect her unborn baby isn't safe around ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  John Cassavetes  •  Ruth Gordon  •  Sidney Blackmer

The War of the Roses (1989)

The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Michael Douglas  •  Danny DeVito  •  Marianne Sägebrecht

The Signal (2014) RT 60% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Sep 2014

Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Eubank
CAST:  Brenton Thwaites  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Lin Shaye  •  Olivia Cooke

Candyman (1992) RT 71% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bernard Rose
CAST:  Virginia Madsen  •  Tony Todd  •  Xander Berkeley  •  Kasi Lemmons

Natural Born Killers (1994) RT 46% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Robert Downey Jr.

The Devil's Advocate (1997) RT 67% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Al Pacino  •  Charlize Theron  •  Jeffrey Jones

Raising Arizona (1987) RT 90% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 1999

The Coen Brothers tell the story of a absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Joel Coen
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Holly Hunter  •  Trey Wilson  •  John Goodman

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) RT 72% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jude Law  •  Emily Browning

Heathers (1988)

A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Christian Slater  •  Shannen Doherty  •  Lisanne Falk