|187 1997 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Kevin Reynolds
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, John Heard, Kelly Rowan, Clifton Collins Jr., Tony Plana, Karina Arroyave, Lobo Sebastian, Jack Kehler, Jonah Rooney, Demetrius Navarro, Ebony Monique Solomon, Johnny bogris, Dominic Hoffman, Martha Velez, Method Man
A teacher, Trevor Garfield (Samuel L. Jackson), suffers a near-fatal attack at the hands of one of his students in this expose of today's inner-city high schools.
|Capote 2005 R, 110 min.|
Director: Bennett Miller
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins Jr., Chris Cooper, Bruce Greenwood, Bob Balaban, Amy Ryan, Mark Pellegrino, Allie Mickelson, Marshall Bell, R.D. Reid, Marina Stephenseon Kerr, Kelci Stephenson, Craig Archibald, Bronwen Coleman
In 1959, Truman Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and his good friend, author Harper Lee (Catherine Keener), traveled to Holcomb, Kansas, to get background information for Capote's book, "In Cold Blood." This is the story of that journey and of the relationship Capote formed with one of the killers, Perry Smith (Clifton Collins Jr.). Hoffman won an Academy Award for Best Actor. The film received four other nominations, including Best Picture, Director, and Supporting Actress (Catherine Keener).
|Dirty 2006 R, 97 min.|
Director: Chris Fisher
Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Clifton Collins Jr., Cole Hauser, Wyclef Jean, Keith David, Wood Harris, Robert LaSardo, Lobo Sebastian, Taboo, Khleo Thomas, Aimee Garcia, Nicholas Gonzalez, Judy Reyes, Chris Mulkey, Soledad St. Hilaire
This movie follows a nightmarish 24 hours in the lives of Officers Salim Adel (Cuba Gooding Jr.) and Armando Sancho (Clifton Collins Jr.) who work out of LAPD's gang violence unit. The two cops make a deal with drug dealers that sets off a string of events spiraling out of control as they struggle with decisions between bad and worse.
|Fortress 1993 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi
Director: Stuart Gordon
Cast: Christopher Lambert, Kurtwood Smith, Loryn Locklin, Clifton Collins Jr., Lincoln Kilpatrick, Jeffrey Combs, Tom Towles, Vernon Wells, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Alan Zitner, Denni Gordon, Eric Briant Wells, Dragicia Debert, Heidi Stein, Harry Nurmi
Set in the future, this story is about John Henry Brennick (Christopher Lambert) and his wife, Karen (Loryn Locklin), who are thrown into prison for having a baby–in violation of population control laws. Their sentence includes mind control, laser beams for cell bars, and a stomach probe that electronically causes intense pain. Despite the odds, John plots their escape.
|I Witness 2003 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Rowdy Herrington
Cast: Jeff Daniels, James Spader, Portia de Rossi, Clifton Collins Jr., Wade Williams, Mark Carlton, Jordi Caballero, Adriano Gonzalez, Pablo Cunqueiro, Norman Grant
When American human rights activist James Rhodes (Jeff Daniels) comes to Tijuana, Mexico to oversee elections in a U.S. owned factory, he encounters unsolved murders and suspects that they are related to the upcoming election. With permission from State Department official Douglas Draper (James Spader), Rhodes joins forces with police detective Castillo (Clifton Collins Jr.), and the two men, representing opposite sides of the border, work together to solve the crimes.
|The Last Castle 2001 R, 130 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Thriller
Director: Rod Lurie
Cast: Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Steve Burton, Delroy Lindo, Paul Calderon, Samuel Ball, Jeremy Childs, Clifton Collins Jr., George W. Scott, Brian Goodman, Michael Irby, Frank Military, Maurice Bullard, Nick Kokich
General Irwin (Robert Redford), while serving a sentence at a military prison, organizes 1,200 fellow inmates into an all-out effort to undermine the sadistic warden, Colonel Winter (James Gandolfini). A battle of wills ensues, which leads to a revolt against the warden who will use any means to repel the prisoners.
|Mindhunters 2004 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Action / Thriller
Director: Renny Harlin
Cast: Christian Slater, Val Kilmer, LL Cool J, Jonny Lee Miller, Eion Bailey, Clifton Collins Jr., Will Kemp, Kathryn Morris, Patricia Velasquez, Cassandra Bell, Trevor White
As part of their training for the FBI psychological program, seven young agents are sent to a remote island where they are to track down a serial killer, the Puppetmaster. But the game turns deadly serious when one of them turns out to be a serial killer who is killing off the other trainees, one by one. Now, those remaining must look for clues to figure out who is trying to murder them.
|Price of Glory 2000 PG-13, 118 min.|
Director: Carlos Avila
Cast: Jimmy Smits, Jon Seda, Clifton Collins Jr., Maria del Mar, Ernesto Hernandez, Ron Perlman, Sal Lopez, Louis Mandylor, Danielle Camastra, Paul Rodriguez
Arturo Ortega (Jimmy Smits) bullies his three sons (Jon Seda, Clifton Collins Jr., and Ernesto Hernandez) into becoming professional boxers (a sport in which he failed miserably as a young man). When the young Ortegas begin attracting national attention, fight promoter Nick Everson (Ron Perlman) enters the scene and tries to lure the sons away from their domineering father.
|The Replacement Killers 1998 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Cast: Yun-Fat Chow, Mira Sorvino, Michael Rooker, Jurgen Prochnow, Kenneth Tsang, Carlos Gomez, Til Schweiger, Danny Trejo, Clifton Collins Jr., Frank Medrano, Leo Lee, Patrick Kilpatrick, Randall Duk Kim, Andrew J. Marton, Sydney Coberly
Hit-man John Lee (Yun-Fat Chow) turns down an assignment because his target is a seven-year-old boy. Because of his refusal to kill the boy, his bosses send in hit men to get Lee, and the chase is on with Meg Coburn (Mira Sorvino) soon joining in the fray as John Lee and Meg try to escape from "The Replacement Killers."
|The Rules of Attraction 2002 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance / Thriller
Director: Roger Avary
Cast: James Van Der Beek, Shannyn Sossamon, Ian Somerhalder, Jessica Biel, Kip Pardue, Kate Bosworth, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Joel Michaely, Eric Stoltz, Fred Savage, Faye Dunaway, Swoosie Kurtz, Clifton Collins Jr., Jay Baruchel, Clare Kramer
Set in the mid-1980s, this story involves over-privileged, drugged-out students attending small, New England Camden College and their sexual promiscuity. The story highlights Sean (James Van Der Beek), Lauren (Shannyn Sossamon), and Paul (Ian Somerhalder) who engage in a sexual triangle.
|Sunshine Cleaning 2009 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Christine Jeffs
Cast: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack, Steve Zahn, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Clifton Collins Jr., Eric Christian Olsen, Kevin Chapman, Paul Dooley, Amy Redford, Judith Jones, Christopher Dempsey, Vic Browder, Arron Shiver
Single-mother Rose Lorkowski (Amy Adams) is supporting her eight-year-old son Oscar (Jason Spevack) by cleaning homes while her father Joe (Alan Arkin) and sister Norah (Emily Blunt) babysit for Oscar. Meanwhile, Rose is having an affair with her married ex-boyfriend from high school, Mac (Steve Zahn), who is now a police officer. Mac tells Rose about a better paying job, which involves cleaning up crime scenes after the police have finished their investigations. Rose opens up her new business, "Sunshine Cleaning," and takes Norah along to help. It is a dirty job, but the money is good, and the sisters grow close as they work together providing security and a future for the Lorkowski family.
|Tigerland 2000 R, 109 min.|
Director: Joel Schumacher
Cast: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry, Shea Whigham, Russell Richardson, Nick Searcy, Afemo Omilami, Keith Ewell, Matt Gerald, James Macdonald, Stephen Fulton, Arian Waring Ash, Tyler Cravens, Michael Edmiston
On their way to Vietnam during the 1970s, recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk in Louisiana. When one draftee, Roland Bozz (Colin Farrell), doesn't exactly play by the rules, it isn't long before others follow suit. But, Bozz's actions backfire when his superiors see the insubordination as a sign of intelligence and regard him as a future leader. Their week in the Louisiana swamp, Tigerland, just might prove as dangerous as Vietnam when the men make decisions about whether or not they will go to war.
|Traffic 2000 R, 145 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Michael Douglas, Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, Luis Guzman, Dennis Quaid, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Steven Bauer, Jacob Vargas, Erika Christensen, Clifton Collins Jr., Tomas Milian, Miguel Ferrer, Jose Yengue, Emilio Rivera, Michael O'Neill
Interlocking stories allow this film to cover the cocaine world from several aspects. In one story, Tijuana cops (Benicio Del Toro and Jacob Vargas) are involved in efforts to crash a drug cartel, but they begin to suspect motives of authorities. Meanwhile, on the San Diego side of the border, DEA agents (Don Cheadle and Luis Guzman) arrest a big drug supplier (Steven Bauer), leaving his pregnant wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones) in a precarious situation. Finally, an Ohio Supreme Court Justice (Michael Douglas) is appointed to head the U.S. war on drugs, but he has his own personal problems: a daughter who has been freebasing with friends. An excellent examination of the illegal drug world. The film won four Academy Awards, including Best Director and Supporting Actor (Benicio Del Toro). A nomination was also received for Best Picture. Based on the British miniseries "Traffik."
|1. 187 (1997)|
2. Capote (2005)
3. Dirty (2006)
4. Fortress (1993)
5. I Witness (2003)
6. The Last Castle (2001)
7. Mindhunters (2004)
8. Price of Glory (2000)
9. The Replacement Killers (1998)
10. The Rules of Attraction (2002)
11. Sunshine Cleaning (2009)
12. Tigerland (2000)
13. Traffic (2000)
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