Bridge of Spies 2015
In the cold war, a lawyer, James B. Donovan is recruited by the CIA and involved in an intense negotiation mission to release and exchange a CIA U-2 spy-plane pilot, Francis G. Powers. The pilot was arrested alive after his plane was shot down by the Soviet Union during a mission and stays in the company of a KGB intelligence officer, Rudolf Abel, who was arrested for espionage in the US.
Category: Drama, History, Thriller
Stars: Mark Rylance,Domenick Lombardozzi,Victor Verhaeghe,Mark Fichera
7.6 IMDB Rating 6,593 Views
When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.
Category: Adventure, Thriller
Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary
8.0 IMDB Rating 7,709 Views
While traveling through the desert for an appointment with a client, the businessman David Mann from California passes a slow and old tanker truck. The psychotic truck driver feels offended and chases David along the empty highway trying to kill him.
Category: Action, Thriller
Stars: Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott, Eddie Firestone, Lou Frizzell
7.6 IMDB Rating 2,526 Views
After Black September's assassination of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics in 1972, Prime Minister Golda Meir okays a black-box operation to hunt down and kill all involved. A team of five gathers in Switzerland led by Avner, a low-level Mossad techie whose father was a war hero and whose wife is pregnant. It's an expendable team, but relying on paid informants, they track and kill several in Europe and Lebanon. They must constantly look over their shoulders for the CIA, KGB, PLO, and their own sources. As the body count mounts -- with retribution following retribution -- so do questions, doubts, and sleepless nights. Loyalties blur. What does it mean to be a Jew?
Category: Drama, Thriller
Stars: Eric Bana,Daniel Craig,Ciarán Hinds,Mathieu Kassovitz
7.6 IMDB Rating 4,459 Views
War of the Worlds 2005
Ray Ferrier (Cruise) is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. When his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm suddenly touches down. What follows is the extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it in this contemporary retelling of H.G. Wells seminal classic sci-fi thriller.
Category: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Stars: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto, Justin Chatwin
6.5 IMDB Rating 9,181 Views
Minority Report 2002
In the year 2054 A.D. crime is virtually eliminated from Washington D.C. thanks to an elite law enforcing squad "Precrime". They use three gifted humans (called "Pre-Cogs") with special powers to see into the future and predict crimes beforehand. John Anderton heads Precrime and believes the system's flawlessness steadfastly. However one day the Pre-Cogs predict that Anderton will commit a murder himself in the next 36 hours. Worse, Anderton doesn't even know the victim. He decides to get to the mystery's core by finding out the 'minority report' which means the prediction of the female Pre-Cog Agatha that "might" tell a different story and prove Anderton innocent.
Category: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Stars: Tom Cruise, Max von Sydow, Steve Harris, Neal McDonough
7.6 IMDB Rating 7,946 Views
In 1865, as the American Civil War winds inexorably toward conclusion, U.S. president Abraham Lincoln endeavors to achieve passage of the landmark constitutional amendment which will forever ban slavery from the United States. However, his task is a race against time, for peace may come at any time, and if it comes before the amendment is passed, the returning southern states will stop it before it can become law. Lincoln must, by almost any means possible, obtain enough votes from a recalcitrant Congress before peace arrives and it is too late. Yet the president is torn, as an early peace would save thousands of lives. As the nation confronts its conscience over the freedom of its entire population, Lincoln faces his own crisis of conscience -- end slavery or end the war.
Category: Biography, Drama, History
Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis,Sally Field,David Strathairn,Joseph Gordon-Levitt
7.4 IMDB Rating 5,342 Views
Empire of the Sun 1987
Based on J. G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him.
Category: Drama, History, War
Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers
7.8 IMDB Rating 5,641 Views
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982
After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.
Category: Family, Sci-Fi
Stars: Dee Wallace,Henry Thomas,Peter Coyote,Robert MacNaughton,Drew Barrymore,K.C. Martel,Sean Frye,C. Thomas Howell,Erika Eleniak,David M. O'Dell,Richard Swingler,Frank Toth,Robert Barton,Michael Darrell,David Berkson
7.9 IMDB Rating 6,761 Views
Saving Private Ryan 1998
Opening with the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944, members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion under Cpt. Miller fight ashore to secure a beachhead. Amidst the fighting, two brothers are killed in action. Earlier in New Guinea, a third brother is KIA. Their mother, Mrs. Ryan, is to receive all three of the grave telegrams on the same day. The United States Army Chief of Staff, George C. Marshall, is given an opportunity to alleviate some of her grief when he learns of a fourth brother, Private James Ryan, and decides to send out 8 men (Cpt. Miller and select members from 2nd Rangers) to find him and bring him back home to his mother...
Category: Drama, War
Stars: Tom Hanks,Tom Sizemore,Edward Burns,Barry Pepper
8.6 IMDB Rating 14,181 Views
The Terminal 2004
Victor Novarski reaches JFK airport from a politically unstable country. Due to collapse of his government, his papers are no longer valid in the airport, and hence he is forced to stay in the airport till the war cools down. He makes the airport his home and develops a friendship with the people who work there until he can leave.
Category: Comedy, Drama, Romantic
Stars: Tom Hanks,Catherine Zeta-Jones,Stanley Tucci,Chi McBride
7.3 IMDB Rating 7,815 Views
Catch Me If You Can 2002
New Rochelle, the 1960s. High schooler Frank Abagnale Jr. idolizes his father, who's in trouble with the IRS. When his parents separate, Frank runs away to Manhattan with $25 in his checking account, vowing to regain dad's losses and get his parents back together. Just a few years later, the FBI tracks him down in France; he's extradited, tried, and jailed for passing more than $4,000,000 in bad checks. Along the way, he's posed as a Pan Am pilot, a pediatrician, and an attorney. And, from nearly the beginning of this life of crime, he's been pursued by a dour FBI agent, Carl Hanratty. What starts as cat and mouse becomes something akin to father and son.
Category: Biography, Crime, Drama
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio,Tom Hanks,Christopher Walken,Martin Sheen
8.1 IMDB Rating 12,990 Views
Amistad is the name of a slave ship traveling from Cuba to the U.S. in 1839. It is carrying a cargo of Africans who have been sold into slavery in Cuba, taken on board, and chained in the cargo hold of the ship. As the ship is crossing from Cuba to the U.S., Cinque, who was a tribal leader in Africa, leads a mutiny and takes over the ship. They continue to sail, hoping to find help when they land. Instead, when they reach the United States, they are imprisoned as runaway slaves. They don't speak a word of English, and it seems like they are doomed to die for killing their captors when an abolitionist lawyer decides to take their case, arguing that they were free citizens of another country and not slaves at all. The case finally gets to the Supreme Court, where John Quincy Adams makes an impassioned and eloquent plea for their release.
Category: Drama, History
Stars: Morgan Freeman,Nigel Hawthorne,Anthony Hopkins,Djimon Hounsou
7.2 IMDB Rating 4,849 Views
The Lost World: Jurassic Park 1997
A research team is sent to an island miles away from the previous home of Jurassic Park, to document and photograph the now liberated dinosaurs. However, InGen the BioEngineering company has sent another larger team to the same island to catch, sedate, and transport some dinosaurs to San Diego where they will be used in a new Jurassic Park location. But life always finds a way. Will both teams return to the mainland with successful findings? Or will another tragedy occur?
Category: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Stars: Jeff Goldblum,Julianne Moore,Pete Postlethwaite,Arliss Howard
6.5 IMDB Rating 11,645 Views
Ready Player One 2018
When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.
Category: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Stars: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn
8,0 IMDB Rating 17,126 Views
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 2008
During the Cold War, Soviet agents watch Professor Henry Jones when a young man brings him a coded message from an aged, demented colleague, Harold Oxley. Led by the brilliant Irina Spalko, the Soviets tail Jones and the young man, Mutt, to Peru. With Oxley's code, they find a legendary skull made of a single piece of quartz. If Jones can deliver the skull to its rightful place, all may be well; but if Irina takes it to its origin, she'll gain powers that could endanger the West. Aging professor and young buck join forces with a woman from Jones' past to face the dangers of the jungle, Russia, and the supernatural.
Category: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Stars: Harrison Ford,Cate Blanchett,Karen Allen,Shia LaBeouf
6.2 IMDB Rating 12,355 Views
The Sugarland Express 1974
Lou-Jean, a blonde woman, tells her husband, who is imprisoned, to escape. They plan to kidnap their own child, who was placed with foster parents. The escape is partly successful, they take a hostage, who is a policeman and are pursued through to Texas...
Category: Crime, Drama
Stars: Goldie Hawn,Ben Johnson,Michael Sacks,William Atherton
6.8 IMDB Rating 1,485 Views
The BFG 2016
Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Elizabeth to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all.
Category: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Kids
Stars: Mark Rylance,Ruby Barnhill,Penelope Wilton,Jemaine Clement
6.4 IMDB Rating 4,118 Views
A.I. Artificial Intelligence 2001
In the not-so-far future the polar ice caps have melted and the resulting rise of the ocean waters has drowned all the coastal cities of the world. Withdrawn to the interior of the continents, the human race keeps advancing, reaching the point of creating realistic robots (called mechas) to serve them. One of the mecha-producing companies builds David, an artificial kid which is the first to have real feelings, especially a never-ending love for his "mother", Monica. Monica is the woman who adopted him as a substitute for her real son, who remains in cryo-stasis, stricken by an incurable disease. David is living happily with Monica and her husband, but when their real son returns home after a cure is discovered, his life changes dramatically.
Category: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Stars: Haley Joel Osment,Frances O'Connor,Sam Robards,Jake Thomas
7.1 IMDB Rating 4,163 Views