Colombiana (2011) RT 27% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Olivier Megaton
CAST:  Zoe Saldana  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Callum Blue  •  Michael Vartan

Elektra (2005) RT 10% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Rob Bowman
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Goran Višnjić  •  Will Yun Lee  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Voces inocentes (2004) RT 71% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Oct 2007

A young boy, in an effort to have a normal childhood in 1980's El Salvador, is caught up in a dramatic fight for his life as he desperately tries to avoid the war which is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Carlos Padilla  •  Xuna Primus  •  Leonor Varela  •  José María Yazpik

Centurion (2010) RT 59% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Nov 2010

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Marshall
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Andreas Wisniewski  •  Dave Legeno  •  Axelle Carolyn

A Time to Kill (1996) RT 67% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

Sling Blade (1996) RT 96% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Robert Duvall  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  J. T. Walsh

Proof of Life (2000) RT 40% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Russell Crowe  •  David Morse  •  Pamela Reed

The Matrix Revisited (2001) RT 71% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2001

The film goes behind the scenes of the 1999 sci-fi movie The Matrix.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Josh Oreck
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Carrie-Anne Moss

Law Abiding Citizen (2009) RT 25% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2010

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Leslie Bibb  •  Colm Meaney

A Few Good Men (1992) RT 81% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1997

When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Demi Moore  •  Kevin Bacon

Live and Let Die (1973) RT 66% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Oct 1999

James Bond must investigate a mysterious murder case of a British agent in New Orleans. Soon he finds himself up against a gangster boss named Mr. Big.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  Jane Seymour  •  Clifton James

Clear and Present Danger (1994) RT 82% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 1998

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Anne Archer  •  Donald Moffat  •  Willem Dafoe

Furious 7 (2015) RT 79% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2015

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jason Statham  •  Lucas Black  •  Vin Diesel

The Equalizer (2014) RT 60% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2014

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Marton Csokas  •  Andrew Farazi

Tracers (2015) RT 27% / Audience 37%

DVD release: May 2015

Wanted by the mafia, a New York City bike messenger escapes into the world of parkour after meeting a beautiful stranger.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Daniel Benmayor
CAST:  Marie Avgeropoulos  •  Taylor Lautner  •  Adam Rayner  •  Rafi Gavron

Ransom (1996) RT 75% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2002

When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Gary Sinise  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Rene Russo

The Client (1994) RT 80% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 1997

A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Anthony LaPaglia

Rear Window (1954) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Grace Kelly  •  James Stewart  •  Wendell Corey  •  Thelma Ritter

I Saw the Devil (2010) RT 80% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2011

Kyung-chul (Choi Min-sik) is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kim Jee-woon
CAST:  Lee Byung-hun  •  Min-sik Choi  •  Gook-hwan Jeon  •  Cheon Ho-Jin

Killer Joe (2011) RT 78% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Dec 2012

A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Gina Gershon