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Cafe Society (2016 film)

Cafe Society is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It stars Jeannie Berlin, Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart, Corey Stoll, and Ken Stott. The plot follows a yo ...

                                               

Marianne and Juliane

Marianne and Juliane, also called The German Sisters in the United Kingdom, is a 1981 West German film directed by Margarethe von Trotta. The screenplay is a fictionalized account of the true lives of Christiane and Gudrun Ensslin. Gudrun, a memb ...

                                               

The Covenant (film)

The Covenant is a 2006 American supernatural horror film written by J. S. Cardone, directed by Renny Harlin and starring Steven Strait, Sebastian Stan, Laura Ramsey, Taylor Kitsch, Jessica Lucas, Toby Hemingway and Chace Crawford. The film, despi ...

                                               

L.A. Confidential (film)

L.A. Confidential is a 1997 American neo-noir crime film directed, produced and co-written by Curtis Hanson. The screenplay by Hanson and Brian Helgeland is based on James Ellroys 1990 novel of the same name, the third book in his L.A. Quartet se ...

                                               

Seven (1995 film)

Seven is a 1995 American crime thriller film directed by David Fincher and written by Andrew Kevin Walker. It stars Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Spacey and John C. McGinley. The film tells the story of David Mills, a detectiv ...

                                               

September (1987 film)

September is a 1987 film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film is modeled on Anton Chekhovs play Uncle Vanya, though the gender roles are often subverted. Allens intention for September was that it be like "a play on film," hence the grea ...

                                               

Sybil (1976 film)

Sybil is a 1976 two-part, ​ 3 1 ⁄ 4 -hour American television film starring Sally Field and Joanne Woodward. It is based on the book of the same name, and was broadcast on NBC on November 14–15, 1976.

                                               

Stronger (film)

Stronger is a 2017 American biographical drama film directed by David Gordon Green and written by John Pollono, based on the memoir of the same name by Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter. It follows Bauman, who loses his legs in the Boston Marathon bomb ...

                                               

Sirocco (film)

In 1925 Damascus, the Syrians are engaged in a guerrilla war against the French rule of Syria. Harry Smith Humphrey Bogart is an amoral American black marketeer secretly selling them weapons. As the situation deteriorates, French General LaSalle ...

                                               

Orphan (disambiguation)

Orphans Dennis Kelly play, a 2009 play by Dennis Kelly The Orphan play, 1680 play written by Thomas Otway Orphans Lyle Kessler play, a 1983 play by Lyle Kessler

                                               

Skyline (2010 film)

Skyline is a 2010 American science fiction disaster film directed by Greg and Colin Strause. It stars Eric Balfour, Scottie Thompson, Brittany Daniel, Crystal Reed, David Zayas and Donald Faison as a group of Los Angeles residents who witness an ...

                                               

The Rock (film)

The Rock is a 1996 American action thriller film directed by Michael Bay, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, and written by David Weisberg and Douglas S. Cook. The film stars Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris, with William Fors ...

                                               

Cliffhanger (film)

Cliffhanger is a 1993 American action-adventure film directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker and Janine Turner. Based on a concept by climber John Long, the film follows Gabe, a mountain climber who ...

                                               

Crooked House (film)

Crooked House is a British-American mystery film directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner, based on Agatha Christie’s 1949 novel of the same name. The film stars Max Irons, Terence Stamp, Glenn Close, Gillian Anderson, and Stefanie Martini. Principal ph ...

                                               

Scooby-Doo (film)

Scooby-Doo is a 2002 American live-action/computer-animated adventure comedy film based on the long-running Hanna-Barbera animated television franchise of the same name. The first installment in the Scooby-Doo live-action film series, the film wa ...

                                               

Slender Man (film)

Slender Man is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Sylvain White and written by David Birke, based on the character of the same name. The film stars Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, Jaz Sinclair, Annalise Basso, Alex Fitzalan, an ...

                                               

Ordet

Ordet, is a 1955 Danish drama film, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer. It is based on a play by Kaj Munk, a Danish Lutheran priest, first performed in 1932. The film won the Golden Lion at the 16th Venice International Film Festival, and was the on ...

                                               

Kiki's Delivery Service (2014 film)

Kikis Delivery Service is a Japanese film released in 2014. It was directed by Takashi Shimizu and based on the childrens fantasy novel of the same name.

                                               

Mortal Kombat (1995 film)

Mortal Kombat is a 1995 American fantasy martial arts action film written by Kevin Droney, directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, produced by Lawrence Kasanoff, and starring Robin Shou, Linden Ashby, Bridgette Wilson and Christopher Lambert. It is a lo ...

                                               

Sniper (disambiguation)

A sniper is a military or police member or civilian who shoot targets, humans or animals at long ranges using rifles equipped with telescopic sights. Sniper or the sniper may also refer to:

                                               

Sniper: Ghost Shooter

Brandon Beckett is given another mission. Elite snipers Brandon Beckett Chad Michael Collins, and Richard Miller Billy Zane, tasked with protecting a Georgian gas pipeline from Arab sponsored terrorists looking to make a statement. When battles w ...

                                               

First They Killed My Father (film)

First They Killed My Father is a 2017 Cambodian–American Khmer language biographical historical thriller film directed by Angelina Jolie and written by Jolie and Loung Ung, based on Ungs memoir of the same name. Set in 1975, the film depicts 5-ye ...

                                               

The Snowman (2017 film)

The Snowman is a 2017 psychological crime horror thriller film directed by Tomas Alfredson and written by Hossein Amini, Peter Straughan and Soren Sveistrup, and based on the novel of the same name by Jo Nesbo. An international co-production betw ...

                                               

Snowden (film)

Snowden is a 2016 biographical thriller film directed by Oliver Stone and written by Stone and Kieran Fitzgerald. Based on the books The Snowden Files by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena, the film stars Joseph Gordon-Levi ...

                                               

A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom is a 2016 British biographical romantic drama film directed by Amma Asante and written by Guy Hibbert, based on the true-life romance between Seretse Khama, heir to the throne of Bechuanaland, and his wife Ruth Williams Khama. Da ...

                                               

Union of Salvation (film)

Union of Salvation is a 2019 Russian epic period war adventure film directed by Andrei Kravchuk, and among the screenwriters Nikita Vysotskiy and Oleg Malovichko, and the list of producers of this historical film even includes Konstantin Ernst. T ...

                                               

Allied (film)

Allied is a 2016 war thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Steven Knight. It stars Brad Pitt as a Canadian intelligence officer and Marion Cotillard as a French Resistance fighter and collaborator who fall in love while posing ...

                                               

Baywatch (film)

Baywatch is a 2017 American action comedy film based on the television series created by Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz, and Gregory J. Bonann. The film was directed by Seth Gordon, written by Mark Swift and Damian Shannon, and stars Dwayne Johns ...

                                               

Thank You for Your Service (2017 film)

Thank You for Your Service is a 2017 American biographical war drama film written and directed by Jason Hall, in his directorial debut, and based on the 2013 non-fiction book of the same name by David Finkel. Finkel, a Washington Post reporter, w ...

                                               

Spectral

Spectral is an American military-science-fiction action film directed by Nic Mathieu. The screenplay was written by Ian Fried, Mathieu and George Nolfi from a screen story by Fried. The film stars James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Emily Mortimer, an ...

                                               

Middle Man (film)

Middle Man is a 2016 American black comedy film written and directed by Ned Crowley. It stars Jim OHeir as Lenny, an unfunny, aspiring standup comedian who, on a road trip to Las Vegas, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker, played by Andrew J. West. ...

                                               

Staten Island (film)

Staten Island is a 2009 crime film written and directed by James DeMonaco in his directorial debut. It stars Ethan Hawke, Vincent DOnofrio, and Seymour Cassel as three Staten Islanders whose lives intersect through a crime. Following a very limit ...

                                               

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe is a 2016 internationally co-produced drama film directed by Maria Schrader. It was listed as one of eight films that could be the German submission for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards, b ...

                                               

Steve Jobs (film)

Steve Jobs is a 2015 biographical drama film directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin. Adapted from the 2011 biography by Walter Isaacson and interviews conducted by Sorkin, the film covers 14 years in the life of Apple Inc. co-founder ...

                                               

Jacknife

Jacknife is a 1989 American film directed by David Jones and starring Robert De Niro, Ed Harris and Kathy Baker. The film focuses on a small, serious story, with emphasis on characterization and the complex tension between people in a close relat ...

                                               

The Passion of the Christ

The Passion of the Christ is a 2004 American biblical drama film produced, co-written and directed by Mel Gibson and starring Jim Caviezel as Jesus of Nazareth, Maia Morgenstern as the Virgin Mary, and Monica Bellucci as Mary Magdalene. It depict ...

                                               

The Stanford Prison Experiment (film)

The Stanford Prison Experiment is a 2015 American docudrama thriller film directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez, written by Tim Talbott, and starring Billy Crudup, Michael Angarano, Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Thirlby, and Nelsan ...

                                               

Tavriya

The film takes place in the southern part of Ukraine. The film tells about two girlfriends whose marital paths diverged. Vustya fell in love with a revolutionary and she wanted to become a revolutionary. Ganna fell in love with the son of million ...

                                               

Mystic River (film)

Mystic River is a 2003 American neo-noir mystery drama film directed and scored by Clint Eastwood. It stars Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, and Laura Linney. The screenplay, written by Brian Helgeland, ...

                                               

Tully (2018 film)

Tully is a 2018 American drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody. The film stars Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass, and Ron Livingston, and follows the friendship between a mother of three and her nanny. It is ...

                                               

The Dancer and the Thief

The Dancer and the Thief is a film directed by Fernando Trueba, produced in Spain and filmed in Chile. It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by author Antonio Skarmeta, winner of the Premio Planeta de Novela award in 2003. The film wa ...

                                               

The Band Wagon

The Band Wagon is a 1953 American musical-comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli, starring Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse. It tells the story of an aging musical star who hopes a Broadway show will restart his career. However, the plays directo ...

                                               

The Theme

The Theme is a 1979 Soviet comedy film directed by Gleb Panfilov. It tells the story of an egotistical playwright who thinks of himself as an artist, but who allows the system to make him write conformist plays. The film was heavily censored on i ...

                                               

The Assignment (2016 film)

The Assignment and Tomboy: A Revengers Tale) is an action crime thriller film directed by Walter Hill and co-written by Hill and Denis Hamill. The film stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tony Shalhoub, Anthony LaPaglia, Caitlin Gerard and Sigourney Weaver ...

                                               

Wolf Totem (film)

Wolf Totem is a 2015 drama film based on the 2004 Chinese semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by Jiang Rong. Directed by French director Jean-Jacques Annaud, the Chinese-French co-production features a Chinese student who is sent to Inne ...

                                               

Triple Frontier (film)

Triple Frontier is a 2019 American action adventure crime film directed by J. C. Chandor, with a screenplay by Chandor and Mark Boal, from a story by Boal. The film stars Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal ...

                                               

Troll (film)

Troll is a 1986 American comedy horror film directed by John Carl Buechler and produced by Charles Band of Empire Pictures, starring Noah Hathaway, Michael Moriarty, Shelley Hack, Jenny Beck and Sonny Bono. The film was shot in Italy in the Stabi ...

                                               

Hamam (film)

Hamam is a 1997 Italian-Turkish-Spanish film directed by Ferzan Ozpetek about the powerful transformations certain places can cause in people.

                                               

Tulpan

Tulpan is a 2008 Kazakh drama film. It was directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy and distributed by Zeitgeist Films. Tulpan was Kazakhstans 2009 Academy Awards official submission to Foreign Language Film category. It won the award for Best Film at the 2 ...

                                               

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal is a 1982 puppet-animated high fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. It stars the voices of Stephen Garlick, Lisa Maxwell, Billie Whitelaw, Percy Edwards, and Barry Dennen. The film was produced by ITC Entertainment a ...