Movie Listing: Thriller - All

American Psycho

Killer looks

Release Date: Friday, April 14, 2000

Rating: Rated R

American Psycho is a 2000 thriller film directed by Mary Harron based on Bret Easton Ellis's novel of the same name. Though predominantly a psycho thriller, the film also blends elements of horror, satire, and black comedy. It stars Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman, with Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Justin Theroux, Bill Sage, Chloë Sevigny, Reese Witherspoon, Willem Dafoe, and Samantha Mathis. The film focuses on Wall Street yuppie Patrick Bateman (Bale), whose mental instability and blood lust lead him to serial killing.

Black Swan

Release Date: Friday, December 3, 2010

Rating: Rated R

Nina (Portman) is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her obsessive former ballerina mother Erica (Hershey) who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Cassel) decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Ryder) for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: a new dancer, Lily (Kunis), who impresses Leroy as well.

Buried

170,000 SQ miles of desert. 90 minutes of Oxygen. No way out.

Release Date: Friday, October 8, 2010

Rating: Not Rated

Paul Conroy, a government contracted truck driver, awakens buried alive six feet underground with nothing but a lighter, a knife and a cell phone. Though he has no recollection as to how he got there, he soon starts to remember what has happened to him as he races to escape his impending death.

Casino Royale

Everyone has a past. Every legend has a beginning.

Release Date: Friday, November 17, 2006

Rating: Rated PG-13

Casino Royale introduces James Bond before he holds his license to kill. But Bond is no less dangerous, and with two professional assassinations in quick succession, he is elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange.

Devil

Bad Things Happen For A Reason

Release Date: Friday, September 17, 2010

Rating: Rated R

Set in an office building, the film follows five strangers who become trapped in an elevator and, after several terrifying and inexplicable events occur, begin to turn against each other as they come to suspect that one of them is, in fact, the Devil. Based on a story by M. Night Shyamalan, Devil will be the first of The Night Chronicles trilogy, which involves the supernatural within modern urban society.

Fright Night

There are some very good reasons to be afraid of the dark.

Release Date: Friday, August 2, 1985

Rating: Rated R

Senior Charlie Brewster (William Ragsdale) finally has it all going on: he’s running with the popular crowd and dating the most coveted girl in his high school, Amy (Amanda Bearse). In fact, he’s so cool he’s even dissing his best friend, Evil Ed (Stephen Geoffreys). But trouble arrives when Jerry (Chris Sarandon) moves in next door. He seems like a great guy at first, but there’s something not quite right—but everyone, including Charlie’s mom (Dorothy Fielding), doesn’t notice.

Jaws

Amity Island had everything. Clear skies. Gentle surf. Warm water. People flocked there every summer. It was the perfect feeding ground.

Release Date: Friday, June 20, 1975

Rating: Rated PG

Director Steven Spielberg virtually invented the summer blockbuster with this white-knuckle adaptation of Peter Benchley's novel about an insatiable great white shark that terrorizes the townspeople of fictional Amity Island. John Williams's legendary score punctuates the tension as the police chief (Roy Scheider), an oceanographer (Richard Dreyfuss) and a grizzled shark hunter (Robert Shaw) seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.

The movie went on to spawn 3 sequels

6/16/1978 Jaws 2
7/22/1983 Jaws 3-D
7/17/1987 Jaws 4: The Revenge

Limitless

What If a Pill Could Make You Rich And Powerful?

Release Date: Friday, March 18, 2011

Rating: Rated PG-13

Limitless is a paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unpublished writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret smart drug that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

Memento

Some memories are best forgotten.

Release Date: Tuesday, September 5, 2000

Rating: Rated R

Memento is a 2000 American psychological thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, adapted from his younger brother Jonathan's short story "Memento Mori". It stars Guy Pearce as Leonard Shelby, a man with anterograde amnesia which renders his brain unable to store new memories. During the opening credits, which portrays the end of the story, it is shown that Leonard kills Teddy (Joe Pantoliano). The film suggests that this killing is in vengeance for the rape and murder of his wife (Jorja Fox) based on information provided by Natalie (Carrie-Anne Moss).

Mission: Impossible

Expect the Impossible

Release Date: Tuesday, May 21, 1996

Rating: Rated PG-13

After he is framed for the death of several colleagues and falsely branded a traitor, a secret agent embarks on a daring scheme to clear his name in this spy adventure. Though it drew its name from the familiar television series, director Brian DePalma's big-budget adaptation shares little more with the original show than the occasional self-destructing message and the name of team leader Jim Phelps (Jon Voight). The film focuses not on Phelps but his protégé, Ethan Hunt (a reserved Tom Cruise), who becomes a fugitive after taking the blame for a botched operation.

Mission: Impossible 2

Expect the impossible again

Release Date: Sunday, May 21, 2000

Rating: Rated PG-13

Pulled away from his vacation, IMF agent Ethan Hunt is given his latest assignment, where Ethan is assigned to recruit Nyah Nordoff-Hall, a beautiful thief and require her skills. After recruiting Nyah, Ethan's boss, Mission Commander Swanbeck gives Ethan the assignment. Renegade IMF agent Sean Ambrose, has killed a old friend of Ethan's, Russian scientist Dr. Nekhorvich, and has stolen "Chimera" a engineered virus and "Bellerophon" the cure, Dr. Nekhorvich create and was carrying to Atlanta, whilst accompanied by Sean who was disguised as Ethan.

Patriot Games

Let the Games Begin.

Release Date: Friday, June 5, 1992

Rating: Rated PG-13

In Patriot Games, Harrison Ford plays former CIA agent Jack Ryan, taking over from Alec Baldwin, who had played author Tom Clancy's brainy protagonist in Hunt for Red October. This time around, Ryan foils an attempted assassination, thereby incurring the wrath of a maniacal Irish radical (Sean Bean). After seemingly neutralizing the villains, and deciding to celebrate the occasion with his wife (Anne Archer) and daughter (Thora Birch), everything appears to be back to normal; then all hell breaks loose.

Silence of the Lambs

To enter the mind of a killer she must challenge the mind of a madman.

Release Date: Thursday, February 14, 1991

Rating: Rated R

A psychopath known as Buffalo Bill is kidnapping and murdering young women across the Midwest. Believing it takes one to know one, the F.B.I. sends Agent Clarice Starling to interview a demented prisoner who may provide psychological insight and clues to the killer's actions. The prisoner is psychiatrist, Dr. Hannibal Lector, a brilliant, murderous cannibal who will only help Starling if she feeds his morbid curiosity with details about her own complicated life.

Source Code

Make Every Second Count

Release Date: Friday, April 1, 2011

Rating: Rated PG-13

Captain Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes with a jolt to find himself on a commuter train heading into Chicago. Although the other passengers all seem to know him, he has absolutely no idea where – or even who – he is. The last thing Colter remembers is flying a helicopter mission in Iraq, but here he is in someone else’s life going through someone else’s morning commute. Before he can do anything an express train zooms by on the opposite track and a bomb explodes, seemingly killing Colter and all the other passengers.

The Bourne Identity

He was the perfect weapon until he became the target.

Release Date: Friday, June 14, 2002

Rating: Rated PG-13

Based very loosely on Robert Ludlum's novel, the Bourne Identity is the story of a man whose wounded body is discovered by fisherman who nurse him back to health. He can remember nothing and begins to try to rebuild his memory based on clues such as the Swiss bank account, the number of which, is implanted in his hip. He soon realizes that he is being hunted and takes off with Marie on a search to find out who he is and why he is being hunted. On a stormy night, a young man is pulled out of the Mediterranean Sea by the crew of a fishing boat.

The Bourne Supremacy

Matt Damon is Jason Bourne

Release Date: Friday, July 23, 2004

Rating: Rated PG-13

The second chapter in the "Bourne Trilogy," based on Robert Ludlum's best-selling espionage novels, reaches the screen in this sequel to the 2002 thriller The Bourne Identity. Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar, eventually reconnecting with Marie Kreutz (Franka Potente), the woman he loves. But Bourne is haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination.

The Bourne Ultimatum

Finally, Jason Bourne Comes Home

Release Date: Friday, August 3, 2007

Rating: Rated PG-13

All he wanted was to disappear. Instead, Jason Bourne is now hunted by the people who made him what he is. Having lost his memory and the one person he loved, he is undeterred by the barrage of bullets and a new generation of highly-trained killers. Bourne has only one objective: to go back to the beginning and find out who he was.

The Lincoln Lawyer

Release Date: Friday, March 18, 2011

Rating: Rated R

Mickey Haller is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln sedan. Haller has spent most of his career defending garden-variety criminals, until he lands the case of his career: defending Louis Roulet, a Beverly Hills playboy accused of rape and attempted murder. But the seemingly straightforward case suddenly develops into a deadly game of survival for Haller.

The Town

Welcome to the bank robbery capital of America.

Release Date: Friday, September 17, 2010

Rating: Rated R

The film follows the action of four stupid Charlestown, Massachusetts bank robbers as they are pursued by law enforcement. Affleck plays a professional thief who falls for a bank manager (Rebecca Hall) after a dangerous heist. He struggles with this newfound relationship whilst evading a tenacious FBI agent (Jon Hamm) looking to catch him and his crew before they rob another candy store. Based on Chuck Hogan's novel Prince of Thieves.

Studio: Warner Bros