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Grotesque (2009 film)

A young couple Aki and Kazuo are snatched off the street while having their first date as a romantic couple after a few years working in the same office. They wake up shackled in a basement that has plastic-covered walls. With no further explanat ...

Road Kill (2010 film)

Road Train is an Australian horror film, known as Road Kill in the U.S., directed by Dean Francis and written by Clive Hopkins. It stars Xavier Samuel, Bobby Morley, Georgina Haig and Sophie Lowe.

Daydreams (1915 film)

Sergei is devastated by the death of his beloved wife Yelena. He becomes more and more obsessed by her and more and more often sees visions of her ghost. He starts an affair with an actress who looks like his dead wife but progressively drifts in ...

The Girl Who Played with Fire (film)

The Girl Who Played with Fire is a 2009 Swedish thriller film directed by Daniel Alfredson, and the sequel to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. It is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by the late Swedish author and journalist Stieg ...

Memorial Day (1999 film)

The night before Memorial Day, Tyra and Trevor are stabbed to death in their apartment by a cloaked figure in a black and white papier-mache mask. The next day, Rachel, her cousin Leo, and their five friends head to Memorial Lake Campground for t ...

The Iron Crown

The Iron Crown is a 1941 Italian adventure written and directed by Alessandro Blasetti, starring Massimo Girotti and Gino Cervi. The narrative revolves a sacred iron crown and a king who is prophesied to lose his kingdom to his grandson. It blend ...

Woman on Top

Woman on Top is a 2000 American fantasy romantic comedy film directed by Fina Torres, written by Vera Blasi, and starring Penelope Cruz, Murilo Benicio, Harold Perrineau Jr., and Mark Feuerstein.

The Green Wave

The Green Wave is a 2010 documentary film directed by Ali Samadi Ahadi. It covers the 2009 Iranian presidential election protests and human rights violations in Iran.

Zorro (1975 Italian film)

Zorro is a 1975 spaghetti Western film based on the character created by Johnston McCulley. Directed by Duccio Tessari, it stars French actor Alain Delon as Zorro. It was produced by an Italian studio and filmed in Spain.

The Informers (2008 film)

The Informers is a 2008 American ensemble Hollywood drama film written by Bret Easton Ellis and Nicholas Jarecki and directed by Gregor Jordan. The film is based on Elliss 1994 collection of short stories of the same name. The film, which is set ...

Callas Forever

Callas Forever is a 2002 biographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, who co-wrote the screenplay with Martin Sherman. It is an homage to Zeffirellis friend, internationally acclaimed opera diva Maria Callas, whom he directed on stage in Norm ...

Oxygen (disambiguation)

Oxygen Miller novel, a 2001 novel by Andrew Miller Oxygen play by Carl Djerassi and Roald Hoffmann Oxygen Olson and Ingermanson novel, a 2001 novel by John B. Olson and Randall S. Ingermanson Oxygen magazine, from list of womens magazines

Comedian (disambiguation)

The Comedians 1967 film, a 1967 film based on the novel by Graham Greene Comedians 1925 film, a German silent film Comedian character, a fictional character in the 2009 film Watchmen and the graphic novel series upon which it is based Comedienne ...

The Constant Factor

For the algorithmic performance concept constant factor, see Big O notation. The Constant Factor is a 1980 Polish film directed by Krzysztof Zanussi. It tells the story of a young man struggling to face the death of his mother and harbouring a de ...

A Ship Bound for India

A Ship Bound for India is a 1947 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It was originally released as A Ship to India in the United Kingdom and Frustration in the United States. The screenplay was written by Bergman, based on the play by Martin ...

Red River (1948 film)

Red River is a 1948 American western film directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, giving a fictional account of the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas along the Chisholm Trail. The dramatic tension ...

Peasants (film)

During the Japanese occupation, a Korean lawyer devotes his work to rural development, believing this is the only way to preserve Korean identity. Interpreting these actions as anti-Japanese, the Japanese authorities imprison the lawyer for five ...

The Loved Ones (film)

The Loved Ones is a 2009 Australian horror film written and directed by Sean Byrne and starring Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Victoria Thaine, Jessica McNamee, Richard Wilson, and John Brumpton. It follows a teenager who finds himself at the cent ...

Max Manus: Man of War

Max Manus: Man of War is a 2008 Norwegian biographical war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus. The story follows Manus from the Winter War against the Soviet Union, through the outbreak of World War II and t ...

Netherworld (film)

After his father dies, Corey Thorton inherits his fathers estate in Louisiana, only to find that his father plans to sacrifice his soul to live again.

Invincible

"Invincible" OK Go song "Invincible" MGK song "Invincible", from Quintessence by Borknagar "Invincible" Muse song "Invincible" Carola Haggkvist song "Invincible", from Falling Away by Crossfade "Invincible", from Shadow Zone by Static-X "Invincib ...

Ninja (film)

Ninja is a 2009 American martial arts film directed by Isaac Florentine and starring Scott Adkins, Tsuyoshi Ihara and Mika Hijii. The films plot revolves around an American martial artist named Casey Bowman, who is asked by his sensei to travel t ...

Communion (1989 film)

Communion is a 1989 drama horror film based on the book of the same name by Whitley Strieber. Starring Christopher Walken and Frances Sternhagen, it tells a story of a family that experiences an extraterrestrial phenomenon while on vacation at a ...

Fireproof (film)

Fireproof is a 2008 American Christian drama film released by Samuel Goldwyn Films and Affirm Films, directed by Alex Kendrick, who co-wrote and co-produced it with Stephen Kendrick. The film stars Kirk Cameron, Erin Bethea and Ken Bevel. Althoug ...

Lake Tahoe (film)

Lake Tahoe is a 2008 Mexican drama film, directed by Fernando Eimbcke. It premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany on February 9, 2008 and won ten awards, including two Silver Ariels for best supporting actor Hector Herrera ...

The Petrified Forest

The Petrified Forest is a 1936 American film directed by Archie Mayo and based on Robert E. Sherwoods 1935 Broadway drama of the same name. The motion picture stars Leslie Howard, Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart. The screenplay was written by Del ...

The Rest Is Silence (2007 film)

The Rest Is Silence is a 2007 Romanian film directed by Nae Caranfil. It was Romanias official submission for the 2009 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The film had a budget of over two million euros and tells the story of the first ...

Under the Mountain (film)

Under the Mountain is a 2009 New Zealand film directed by Jonathan King starring Sam Neill, Oliver Driver, Sophie McBride, and Tom Cameron. It is based on the 1979 novel of the same name by New Zealand author Maurice Gee.

Dungeons & Dragons (film)

Dungeons & Dragons is a 2000 American action adventure fantasy film directed by Courtney Solomon, written by Carroll Cartwright and Topper Lilien, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. Among the more notable features of the other ...

The Visitor (2007 drama film)

The Visitor is a 2007 American drama film written and directed by Tom McCarthy and produced by Michael London and Mary Jane Skalski. Executive producers were Jeff Skoll and Omar Amanat. The screenplay focuses on a lonely man in late middle age wh ...

Persecution (film)

Persecution is a 1974 British psychological horror film directed by Don Chaffey, produced by Kevin Francis and starring Lana Turner, Ralph Bates, Olga Georges-Picot, Trevor Howard and Suzan Farmer. The film was released in the United States as Sh ...

Prince Yeonsan (film)

Prince Yeonsan is a 1961 South Korean film directed by Shin Sang-ok. Among several awards including Best Actor and Best Actress, it was chosen as Best Film at the first Grand Bell Awards ceremony.

Princess of Mars

Princess of Mars is a 2009 direct-to-DVD science fiction film made by American independent studio The Asylum, loosely based on the 1917 novel A Princess of Mars by author Edgar Rice Burroughs. The films promotional art mentions how the original s ...

The Violet Seller

The Violet Seller is a 1958 Spanish-Italian historical musical film directed by Luis Cesar Amadori and starring Sara Montiel, Raf Vallone and Frank Villard. The story cames from the song La Violetera composed by Maestro Padilla in 1914 that is in ...

Shrink (film)

Shrink is a 2009 American independent comedy-drama film about a psychiatrist who treats members of the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, California. It was directed by Jonas Pate, written by Thomas Moffett, and stars Kevin Spacey and along w ...

Five Evenings

Five Evenings is a Soviet drama film by Nikita Mikhalkov in 1978 based on the same name play by Aleksandr Volodin.

Driven to Kill

Driven to Kill is a 2009 American action film directed by Jeff F. King, starring Steven Seagal, Mike Dopud, Igor Jijikine and Robert Wisden. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States on May 19, 2009.

Korkoro

Korkoro is a 2009 French drama film written and directed by Tony Gatlif, starring French actors Marc Lavoine, Marie-Josee Croze and James Thierree. The films cast were of many nationalities such as Albanian, Kosovar, Georgian, Serbian, French, No ...

City Island (film)

City Island is a 2009 American comedy-drama film directed and written by Raymond De Felitta and starring Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Alan Arkin, Emily Mortimer and Ezra Miller. It premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on Ap ...

Skellig (film)

Skellig is a 2009 British fantasy drama film directed by Annabel Jankel and starring Tim Roth and Bill Milner. The screenplay by Irena Brignull is based on the childrens novel Skellig by David Almond, published in 1998.

The Skeptic (film)

The Skeptic is a 2009 American suspense thriller film written and directed by Tennyson Bardwell. Starring Tim Daly, Zoe Saldana, and Tom Arnold, and featuring Robert Prosky and Edward Herrmann, it depicts the story of an attorney who inherits a s ...

Glory

Glory, a term in Christian art for a halo surrounding the whole body of a person Glory Be to the Father, also known as Gloria Patri, a Christian prayer, a doxology or short hymn of praise to God in various Christian liturgies Glory religion, in J ...

Snow (2008 film)

The movie takes place in autumn 1997, in the small Bosniak village of Slavno, in central Bosnia. Only the women and girls are left, along with an old grandfather and a little boy. All of the men have disappeared on account of the Bosnian war. The ...

A Dog's Breakfast

A Dogs Breakfast is a Canadian comedy independent film produced in 2006. It was the first film to be written and directed by British-born Canadian actor David Hewlett, who is best known for his role of Dr. Rodney McKay in the TV franchise Stargat ...

The Soloist

The Soloist is a 2009 drama film directed by Joe Wright, and starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr. It is based on the true story of Nathaniel Ayers, a musician who developed schizophrenia and became homeless. The screenplay by Susannah Grant ...

The Adversary (film)

The film is based on the 2000 book of the same name by Emmanuel Carrere which is inspired by the real-life story of Jean-Claude Romand. LAdversaire s protagonist Jean-Marc Faure Auteuil pursues an imaginary career as a doctor of medicine in a plo ...

Wholetrain

Mike Adler - David Florian Renner - Tino David Mayonga - Don Elyas MBarek - Elyas Alexander Held - Polizist Steinbauer Jacob Matschenz - Achim Patrick von Blume - Polizist Gruber

Stoic (film)

Stoic is a 2009 arthouse drama film directed and written by Uwe Boll and starring Edward Furlong and Shaun Sipos. The film is one of two dramas, the other Darfur, Boll planned to direct.

The Bronte Sisters

The Bronte Sisters is a 1979 French drama film directed by Andre Techine. It tells the story of the famous Bronte siblings. The film was written by Techine with the collaboration of Pascal Bonitzer and Jean Gruault. The cinematography was by Brun ...

Teorema

Teorema is a 1968 Italian allegorical mystery film written and directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini and starring Terence Stamp, Laura Betti, Silvana Mangano, Massimo Girotti and Anne Wiazemsky. Pasolinis sixth film, it was the first time he worked pri ...