Monday, July 13, 2020

Tag: Thriller

Zodiac (2007)

Title: Zodiac
Rating: R
Directed by: David Fincher
Written by: James Vanderbilt
Based on the book by: Robert Graysmith
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., and Mark Ruffalo
Release Date: 3/2/2007
Running Time: 157 minutes

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In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Platform, The (2019)

Title: The Platform
Rating: TV-MA
Directed by: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia
Written by: David Desola and Pedro Rivero
Starring: Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor, and Antonia San Juan
Release Date: 3/20/2020
Running Time: 94 minutes

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A vertical prison with one cell per level. Two people per cell. One only food platform and two minutes per day to feed from up to down. An endless nightmare trapped in The Hole.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Title: Ocean’s Thirteen
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Written by: Brian Koppelman and David Levien
Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac, Ellen Barkin, Al Pacino, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Eddie Jemison, Shaobo Qin, Carl Reiner, and Elliott Gould
Release Date: 6/8/2007
Running Time: 122 minutes

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Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Out of Sight (1998)

Title: Out of Sight
Rating: R
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Written by: Scott Frank
Based on the novel by: Elmore Leonard
Starring: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Dennis Farina, and Albert Brooks
Release Date: 6/26/1998
Running Time: 123 minutes

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A career bank robber breaks out of jail, and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a U.S. Marshal he has kidnapped.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: The beginning of the credits play over a still of the last scene of the movie.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Usual Suspects, The (1995)

Title: The Usual Suspects
Rating: R
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Written by: Christopher McQuarrie
Starring: Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Pete Postlethwaite, and Kevin Spacey
Release Date: 8/16/1995
Running Time: 106 minutes

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A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Spenser Confidential (2020)

Title: Spenser Confidential
Rating: R
Directed by: Peter Berg
Written by: Sean O’Keefe and Brian Helgeland
Based on the novel by: Ace Atkins and Robert B. Parker
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Winston Duke, Alan Arkin, Iliza Shlesinger, Marc Maron, and Austin Post
Release Date: 3/6/2020
Running Time: 111 minutes

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When two Boston police officers are murdered, ex-cop Spenser teams up with his no-nonsense roommate, Hawk, to take down criminals.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Beneath Us (2019)

Title: Beneath Us
Rating: R
Directed by: Max Pachman
Written by: Mark Mavrothalasitis and Max Pachman
Starring: Lynn Collins, Rigo Sanchez, James Tupper, Josue Aguirre, Roberto ‘Sanz’ Sanchez, Thomas Chavira, Nicholas Gonzalez, and Edy Ganem
Release Date: 3/6/2020
Running Time: 90 minutes

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The American Dream becomes a nightmare for a group of undocumented day laborers hired by a wealthy couple (Lynn Collins and James Tupper). What they hope to be their biggest payday turns into a terrifying fight for survival at the couple’s secluded mansion, and those thought to be helpless must prove they can’t be discarded so easily.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Escape from Pretoria (2020)*

Title: Escape from Pretoria
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Francis Annan
Written by: Francis Annan and L.H. Adams
Based on the book by: Tim Jenkin
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Daniel Webber, and Ian Hart
Release Date: 3/6/2020
Running Time: 106 minutes

IMDb

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Based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Escape From Pretoria is a race-against-time thriller set in the tumultuous apartheid days of South Africa.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Dedication: This film is dedicated to the thousands who gave their freedom, and some their lives, in the pursuit of a free and just South Africa.

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Hunt, The (2020)

Title: The Hunt
Rating: R
Directed by: Craig Zobel
Written by: Nick Cuse and Damon Lindelof
Starring: Ike Barinholtz, Betty Gilpin, Emma Roberts, and Hilary Swank
Release Date: 3/13/2020
Running Time: 89 minutes

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Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don’t know where they are, or how they got there. They don’t know they’ve been chosen… for a very specific purpose … The Hunt.

In the shadow of a dark internet conspiracy theory, a group of elites gathers for the very first time at a remote Manor House to hunt ordinary Americans for sport. But the elites’ master plan is about to be derailed because one of The Hunted, Crystal (Betty Gilpin), knows The Hunters’ game better than they do. She turns the tables on the killers, picking them off, one by one, as she makes her way toward the mysterious woman (Hilary Swank) at the center of it all.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Michael, Tony, and Frank for this submission


Burnt Orange Heresy, The (2019)?

Title: The Burnt Orange Heresy
Rating: R
Directed by: Giuseppe Capotondi
Written by: Scott B. Smith
Based on the novel by: Charles Willeford
Starring: Claes Bang, Elizabeth Debicki, Mick Jagger, Donald Sutherland, Alessandro Fabrizi, and Rosalind Halstead
Release Date: 3/6/2020
Running Time: 99 minutes

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Charming and ambitious art critic, James Figueras (Claes Bang), has fallen from grace. He spends his days in Milan lecturing witless tourists about art history. His only glimmer of hope is a new-found love interest, the enigmatic American, Berenice Hollis (Elizabeth Debicki). An opportunity strikes when he is contacted by wealthy art dealer Joseph Cassidy (Mick Jagger) who summons James to his villa on Lake Como and asks him to steal a painting from the legendary reclusive artist, Jerome Debney (Donald Sutherland). Soon, James’ greed and ambition get the better of him, and he finds himself caught in a web of his own making.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Unknown


Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Unknown

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