|Never Back Down 2008 PG-13, 113 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Jeff Wadlow
Cast: Sean Faris, Amber Heard, Cam Gigandet, Evan Peters, Leslie Hope, Djimon Hounsou, Wyatt Smith, Affion Crockett, Neil Brown Jr., Lauren Leech, Tilky Jones, Steven Crowley, Tom Nowicki
In this Mixed-Martial-Arts teen drama, widow Margot Tyler (Leslie Hope) moves to Orlando with her sons–17-year-old Jake (Sean Faris) and 10-year-old Charlie (Wyatt Smith). Jake, who had been a talented football player in Iowa, is troubled by the DWI death of his father and tries to stay in the shadows of his new schoolmates. But, after being goaded by bully Ryan McCarthy (Cam Gigandet), Jake enters into an extreme hand-to-hand combat and is beaten. Jake wants revenge and begins training at the gym under the tutelage of Jean Roqua (Djimon Hounsou) who takes him under his wing and teaches Jake about honor and winning the mental game of fighting martial arts.
|Twilight 2008 PG-13, 121 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Romance / Thriller
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Sarah Clark, Billy Burke, Gil Birmingham, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Cam Gigandet, Rachelle Lefevre, Edi Gathegi
Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) appears to be a high school student; however, he is really a century-old vampire living with his adopted vampire family in Forks, Washington. New student Isabella "Bella" Swan (Kristen Stewart) becomes Edward's love interest, but Edward is torn between loving her or killing her. Edward chooses love, but what will happen when a visiting vampire clan–Victoria (Rachelle Lefevre), Laurent (Edi Gathegi), and James (Cam Gigandet) arrive on the scene and threaten the new romance?
|The Unborn 2009 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: David S. Goyer
Cast: Odette Yustman, Gary Oldman, Cam Gigandet, Meagan Good, Carla Gugino, Ethan Kutkosky, Idris Elba, Jane Alexander, Atticus Shaffer, James Remar, C.S. Lee, Rhys Coiro, Michael Sassone, Craig J. Harris, Rachel Brosnahan
Casey Beldon (Odette Yustman) is living a tortured life–enduring nightmares and hallucinations. After her father (James Remar) tells her that her twin brother died in utero, Casey visits her grandmother Sofi (Jane Alexander) who tells her that the Jewish demon, dybbuk, entered her brother's body while they were at Auschwitz and has been haunting the family ever since. Casey consults spiritual advisor Rabbi Sendak (Gary Oldman) who agrees to perform an exorcism and, hopefully, release the curse and allow Casey to survive.
|1. Never Back Down (2008)|
2. Twilight (2008)
3. The Unborn (2009)
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