|All About the Benjamins 2002 R, 96 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Drama / Thriller
Director: Kevin Bray
Cast: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Tommy Flanagan, Carmen Chaplin, Eva Mendes, Jeff Chase, Valarie Rae Miller, Anthony Giaimo, Roger Guenveur Smith, Anthony Michael Hall, Gino Salvano, Tony Ward, Dominic Chianese Jr., Antoni Corone, Bob Carter
Numerous times, bounty hunter Bucum Jackson (Ice Cube) has tracked down con man Reggie Wright (Mike Epps). This time, the trail leads to an abandoned warehouse, which, as luck would have it, is the drop-off area for a diamond heist. In the confusion, Reggie's wallet is stolen and, along with it, a winning lottery ticket. It isn't long before the unlikely duo of Bucum and Reggie team up to outwit the jewel thieves.
|Bad Boys II 2003 R, 144 min.|
Director: Michael Bay
Cast: Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Gabrielle Union, Peter Stormare, Theresa Randle, Joe Pantoliano, Jordi Molla, Michael Shannon, Henry Rollins, Yul Vazquez, Jason Manuel Olazabal, Otto Sanchez, Jon Seda, Antoni Corone, Gary Nickens
Miami cops Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) and Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) are still patrolling the streets of Miami. This time around, the drug Ecstasy is being smuggled into the city by Cuban drug dealers, and our two heroes head up the investigation.
|Cape Fear 1991 R, 128 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis, Joe Don Baker, Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Martin Balsam, Illeana Douglas, Fred Dalton Thompson, Antoni Corone, Zully Montero, Joel Kolker, Tamara Jones, Will Knickerbocker
After serving a 14-year prison sentence for sexual assault, psychopath Max Cady (Robert De Niro) is released from prison and sets out to get revenge against the lawyer, Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte), who was responsible for him being found guilty. Cady arrives in town and terrorizes the Bowden family–Sam, his wife Leigh (Jessica Lange), and teenage daughter Danielle (Juliette Lewis). Cady's acts of vengeance, including poisoning the family dog and sexually harassing Danielle, terrorize the family, and force the Bowden family into the inevitable final showdown. De Niro was nominated for Best Actor Oscar and Lewis received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
|Logan's War: Bound by Honor 1998 R, 90 min.|
Director: Michael Preece
Cast: Chuck Norris, Eddie Cibrian, Joe Spano, Jeff Kober, R.D. Call, Brendon Ryan Barrett, James Gammon, Vinnie Curto, Devon Michael, Antoni Corone
Several years ago, when Logan (Eddie Cibrian) was ten, his family was murdered by gangsters and he was the only survivor. Logan has since been preparing, with the help of his uncle (Chuck Norris), to avenge the deaths.
|The Low Life 1995 R, 98 min.|
Director: George Hickenlooper
Cast: Rory Cochrane, Sean Astin, Kyra Sedgwick, Ron Livingston, Christian J. Meoli, Sara Melson, James LeGros, J.T. Walsh, Shawnee Smith, Antoni Corone, Angel Aviles, Mark Blum
Director George Hickenlooper uses this story–about self-centered Yale graduates living in L.A., working at mundane jobs, and drifting aimlessly–to make a point about the inability of some Ivy League graduates with everything going for them to make it in the real world.
|Murder 101 1991 PG-13, 95 min.|
Director: Bill Condon
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Dey Young, Raphael Sbarge, Kim Thomson, Mark L. Taylor, Antoni Corone, J. Kenneth Campbell, Todd Merrill, Yorgo Constantine, Yavone Evans
Charles Lattimore (Pierce Brosnan) teaches a class in mystery writing. After he gives an assignment to the class to develop a plot for the perfect murder, one of the students turns up dead. Now the mystery begins as to whodunit. Interesting made-for-cable-TV fare.
|Out of Time 2003 PG-13, 114 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Carl Franklin
Cast: Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan, Dean Cain, Eva Mendes, Alex Carter, John Billingsley, Robert Baker, Antoni Corone, Terry Loughlin, Nora Dunn, James Murtaugh, Peggy Sheffield, Evelyn Brooks, Tom Hillmann, Eric Hissom
Banyan Key, Florida, Police Chief Matthias Lee Whitlock (Denzel Washington) is caught up in a double homicide case in which he could very well become the prime suspect. So, he tries to stay one step ahead of his department in finding the real killer.
|Reservation Road 2007 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Terry George
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Jennifer Connelly, Mark Ruffalo, Mira Sorvino, Elle Fanning, Sean Curley, Samuel Ryan Finn, Eddie Alderson, Susan Powell, Cordell Clyde, Antoni Corone, Kevin Herbst, John Slattery
A hit-and-run car crash on Reservation Road impacts the lives of two families. It all begins when college professor Ethan Learner (Joaquin Phoenix), his wife Grace (Jennifer Connelly), and their children–Josh (Sean Curley) and Emma (Elle Fanning)–are on their way home from a concert. Meanwhile, attorney Dwight Arno (Mark Ruffalo) and his son Lucas (Eddie Alderson) are returning home from a Red Sox game. Dwight is distracted and accidentally runs over 10-year-old Josh. He then flees the scene. Ethan and Grace are shocked and want to catch the killer. Grace soon gives up, but Ethan is obsessed and hires a lawyer who just happens to be Dwight Arno. How long will it take before the facts come out, and the inevitable confrontation takes place?
|We Own the Night 2007 R, 117 min.|
Director: James Gray
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes, Robert Duvall, Danny Hoch, Alex Veadov, Oleg Taktarov, Dominic Colon, Joe D'Onofrio, Yelena Solovey, Antoni Corone, Tony Musante, Paul Herman, Moni Moshonov
The year is 1988, and New York City brothers Joe and Bobby (Mark Wahlberg and Joaquin Phoenix) have chosen different paths for their careers. Their father Burt (Robert Duvall) is a deputy police chief, and Joe has followed in his footsteps as a tough police lieutenant determined to make his city a safe place to live and work. Meanwhile, Bobby manages a nightclub in Brooklyn where Russian drug dealer Vadim Nezhinski (Alex Veadov) hangs out. Burt and Joe want Bobby to give information on the Russian dealers, but Bobby cannot decide what to do–until Joe is shot by Nezhinski. Joe survives the assault, and Burt, Joe, and Bobby now join forces when Bobby offers to spy on the Russian cocaine operation. By helping to bring down Nezhinski, Bobby also endangers his girlfriend Amanda (Eve Mendes) who is a hostess at the club. But, working together, father and sons will try to show that it is the good guys who "own the night."
|1. All About the Benjamins (2002)|
2. Bad Boys II (2003)
3. Cape Fear (1991)
4. Logan's War: Bound by Honor (1998)
5. The Low Life (1995)
6. Murder 101 (1991)
7. Out of Time (2003)
8. Reservation Road (2007)
9. We Own the Night (2007)
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