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7 DAYS IN ENTEBBE – Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted. 2018 action thriller film directed by José Padilha and written by Gregory Burke. The film recounts the story of Operation Entebbe, a 1976 counter-terrorist hostage-rescue operation. The film stars Rosamund Pike and Daniel Brühl.

12 STRONG –  The story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban. 2018 American action-war film directed by Nicolai Fuglsig and written by Ted Tally and Peter Craig. The film is based on Doug Stanton’s non-fiction book Horse Soldiers, which tells the story of U.S. Army Special Forces sent to Afghanistan immediately after the September 11 attacks. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, Navid Negahban, Trevante Rhodes, Geoff Stults, Thad Luckinbill, Ben O’Toole, William Fichtner, and Rob Riggle.

13 HOURS – The film follows six members of Annex Security Team who fought to defend the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya after waves of attacks by militants on September 11, 2012. A 2016 American action thriller film directed and produced by Michael Bay and written by Chuck Hogan, based on Mitchell Zuckoff’s 2014 book of the same name. The film stars James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, Max Martini, David Denman and Dominic Fumusa with supporting roles by Toby Stephens, Alexia Barlier and David Costabile.

24 HOURS TO LIVE – A career assassin who goes on a rampage to exact revenge and find redemption after he is mortally wounded and brought back to life for 24 hours using a newly developed technology. Action / Sc-Fi / Thriller / 2017 / Writers: Ron Mita, Jim McClain and Zach Dean / Director:  Brian Smrz / Cast: Ethan Hawke, Xu Qing, Paul Anderson, Liam Cunningham, and Rutger Hauer.

47 RONIN – The forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of masterless samurai under daimyō Asano Naganori in 18th-century Japan avenges Naganori’s death by confronting his rival Kira Yoshinaka. Action / Fantasy / 2013 / Writers: Chris Morgan and Hossein Amini / Director: Carl Rinsch / Cast: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tadanobu Asano, Rinko Kikuchi and Ko Shibasaki.

300 – In 480 B.C. a state of war exists between Persia, led by King Xerxes and Greece. At the Battle of Thermopylae, Leonidas, king of the Greek city state of Sparta, leads his badly outnumbered warriors against the massive Persian army. Their sacrifice inspires all of Greece to unite against their common enemy. Epic / Action / History / 2007 / Writers: Kurt Johnstad, Michael B. Gordon, Frank Miller, Lynn Varley – based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley / Director: Zack Snyder / Cast: Gerard Butler, Rodrigo Santoro.

300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE – Greek general Themistokles of Athens leads the naval charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.. Epic / Action / History / Sequel  / 2014 / Writers: Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, Frank Miller / Director: Noam Murro / Cast: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey

10, 000 BC – In the prehistoric past, D’Leh is a mammoth hunter who bonds with the beautiful Evolet. When warriors on horseback capture Evolet and the tribesmen, D’Leh must embark on an odyssey to save his true love. Action / Adventure / Drama / Fantasy / History / 2008 / Writers:  Roland Emmerich and Harald Kloser / Director: Roland Emmerich / Cast: Steven Strait and Camilla Belle.

THE ACCOUNTANT – As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities, and the body count starts to rise.  Action / Thriller / 2016 / Writer: Bill Dubuque / Director: Gavin O’Connor / Cast: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Jeffrey Tambor, and John Lithgow.

AMERICAN ULTRA –  A small-town stoner doesn’t know that he was trained by the CIA to be a lethal killing machine. When the agency targets him for termination, his former handler activates his latent skills, turning the mild-mannered slacker into a deadly weapon. Now, the utterly surprised Mike must use his newfound abilities to save himself and his girlfriend from getting smoked. Action / Comedy / 2015 / Writer: Max Landis / Director: Nima Nourizadeh / Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Connie Britton, Walton Goggins, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, and Tony Hale.

ASSASSIN’S CREED – Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, before taking on the secret Templar society. Action / Science-Fiction / Dystopian / Science-fiction / 2016 / Writers: Michael Lesslie, Adam Cooper and Bill Collage / Based on the video game franchise of the same name / Director: Justin Kurzel / Cast: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Rampling and Michael K. Williams.

ATOMIC BLONDE – A spy has to find a list of double agents who are being smuggled into the West on the eve of the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Action / Thriller / 2017 / Writer: Kurt Johnstad / Director: David Leitch / Cast: Charlize Theron,  James McAvoy, John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella, and Toby Jones.

BABY DRIVER – After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist, seeking freedom from a life of crime with his girlfriend. Action / Crime / Drama / Romance / 2017 / Writer-director: Edgar Wright / Cast: Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Eiza González, Jamie Foxx and Jon Bernthal

BUNRAKU – A young drifter who has spent his life searching for revenge finds himself up against a bigger challenge than he originally planned. Action / Martial Arts / Drama / Thriller / 2010 / Writer-director: Guy Moshe / Cast: Josh Hartnett, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Ron Perlman, Kevin McKidd, and Gackt

COLD LIGHT OF DAY – After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase. Action / Thriller / Drama / Mystery / 2012 / Writers: Scott Wiper and John Petro / Director: Mabrouk El Mechri / Cast: Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis, and Sigourney Weaver.

THE COMMUTER – A man is unwittingly recruited into a murder conspiracy after meeting a mysterious woman while on his daily train commute. 2018 American action thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and written by Byron Willinger, Philip de Blasi and Ryan Engle. The film stars Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks, and Sam Neill.

DEATH RACE – Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world’s most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory. Action / Thriller / Science-fiction / Dystopian / 2008 / Writer–director: Paul W. S. Anderson / Cast: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson

END OF WATCH –It follows the daily grind of two longtime LAPD partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves. Action / Adventure / Crime / 2012 / Writer-director: David Ayer / Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick.

EDGE OF DARKNESS – As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the murder of his activist daughter, he uncovers a corporate cover-up and government conspiracy that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence. Action / Crime / Drama / 2010 / Writers: William Monahan and Andrew Bovell / Director: Martin Campbell / Cast: Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston

ERAGON – In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon’s egg — a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realizes he’s the one person who can defend his home against an evil king. Action /  Adventure / Family / 2006 / Writer: Peter Buchman / Based on Christopher Paolini’s 2002 novel of the same name / Director: Stefen Fangmeier / Cast: Ed Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Jeremy Irons

THE EXPENDABLES – A group of elite mercenaries tasked with a mission to overthrow a Latin American dictator whom they soon discover to be a mere puppet controlled by a ruthless ex-CIA agent.  Action / 2010 / Writers: David Callaham and Sylvester Stallone / Director: Sylvester Stallone / Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Steve Austin and Mickey Rourke.


  • 2 FAST 2 FURIOUS –Former cop Brian O’Conner is called upon to bust a dangerous criminal and he recruits the help of a former childhood friend and street racer who has a chance to redeem himself. Action / Crime / Thriller / Standalone Sequel / 2003 / Writers: Michael Brandt and Derek Haas / Director: John Singleton / Cast: Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Eva Mendes, Cole Hauser, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, and James Remar
  • THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT – High school car enthusiast Sean Boswell is sent to live in Tokyo with his estranged father and finds solace exploring the city’s drifting community.  Action / Crime / Thriller / Standalone Sequel / 2006 / Writer: Chris Morgan / Director: Justin Lin /  Cast: Lucas Black, Sung Kang, Bow Wow, and Brian Tee.
  • FAST & FURIOUS (alternatively known as Fast & Furious 4) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent Brian O’Conner and Dom Toretto are forced to work together to avenge the murder of Toretto’s lover Letty Ortiz and apprehend drug lord Arturo Braga. Action / Crime / Thriller / Direct sequel to The Fast and the Furious  / 2009 / Writer: Chris Morgan / Director / Justin Lin / Cast: Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, and John Ortiz.
  • FAST FIVE (alternatively known as Fast & Furious 5 or Fast & Furious 5: Rio Heist) Dominic Toretto, Brian O’Conner and their team plan a heist to steal $100 million from corrupt businessman Hernan Reyes while being pursued for arrest by U.S. Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) agent Luke Hobbs. Action / Crime / Thriller / 2011 / Writer: Chris Morgan / Director: Justin Lin / Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Matt Schulze, Sung Kang, Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, and Joaquim de Almeida.
  • THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS – (alternatively known as F8 and titled on-screen as Fast & Furious 8) Dominic Toretto has settled down with his wife Letty Ortiz, until cyberterrorist Cipher coerces him into working for her and turns him against his team, forcing them to find Dom and take down Cipher. Action / Crime / Thriller / 2017 / Writer: Chris Morgan / Director: F. Gary Gray / Cast: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Scott Eastwood, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron.

FIRST KILL – A Wall Street broker is forced to evade a police chief investigating a bank robbery as he attempts to recover the stolen money in exchange for his son’s life. 2017 American action thriller film directed by Steven C. Miller and written by Nick Gordon.

GANGSTER SQUAD – It’s 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O’Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city. Action / Crime / Drama / 2013 / Writer: Will Beall / Based on the non-fiction book Paul Lieberman / Director: Ruben Fleischer / Cast: Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Emma Stone, Anthony Mackie, Giovanni Ribisi, Robert Patrick, Michael Peña and Sean Penn.

G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA – An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer. Action / Military / Adventure / Science-fiction / 2009 / Writers: Stuart Beattie · David Elliot · Paul Lovett · Michael B. Gordon / Inspiration from the comic book series and toy line G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero / Director: Stephen Sommers / Cast: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lee Byung-hun, Sienna Miller, Rachel Nichols, Jonathan Pryce. Saïd Taghmaoui, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans, Dennis Quaid

HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION – A career criminal is sent to a tough Mexican prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy.  Action / Drama / Thriller / 2012 / Writers: Mel Gibson, Stacy Perskie and Adrian Grunberg / Director: Adrian Grunberg / Cast: Mel Gibson, Kevin Hernandez

THE HURRICANE HEIST – A maintenance worker, his meteorologist brother, and a treasury agent contending with band of rogue treasury agents plan to use a Category 5 hurricane to cover their tracks of a bank robbery. 2018 American disaster heist action film directed by Rob Cohen, written by Jeff Dixon and Scott Windhauser, and starring Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson, Melissa Bolona, James Cutler, and Ben Cross.

JACK REACHER – An enigmatic ex-Army homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper responsible for a mass shooting. Action / Mystery / Thriller / 2012 / Writers: Lee Child, Christopher McQuarrie / Director: Christopher McQuarrie /Based on Lee Child’s 2005 novel One Shot / Cast: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog, David Oyelowo, Robert Duvall

JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK – Reacher goes on the run with an Army major who has been framed for espionage,  revealing a dark conspiracy. Action / Mystery / Thriller / Drama / Crime / Sequel / 2013 / Writers: Edward Zwick, Richard Wenk and Marshall Herskovitz / Based on Lee Child’s novel Never Go Back / Director: Edward Zwick / Cast: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge

JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT – Jack Ryan, as a young covert C.I.A. analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack. He finds himself caught between his secretive handler, his clueless fiancee and a brilliant Russian leader. Action / Drama / Thriller / 2014 / Writers:  Adam Cozad, David Koepp / (based on characters created by Tom Clancy / Director: Kenneth Branagh / Cast: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh, and Keira Knightley

JASON BOURNE – The CIA’s most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover more explosive truths about his past. Jason Bourne finds himself back in action battling a sinister network that utilizes terror and technology to maintain unchecked power. Action / Thriller / Sequel / 2016 / Writers: Paul Greengrass and Christopher Rouse / Director: Paul Greengrass / Cast: Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander, Julia Stiles, Vincent Cassel, Riz Ahmed, Ato Essandoh, and Scott Shepherd.

KIDNAPPING FREDDY HEINEKEN – The inside story of the planning, execution, rousing aftermath, and ultimate downfall of the kidnappers of beer tycoon Alfred “Freddy” Heineken in 1983, which resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for an individual. 2015 British-Dutch crime drama directed by Daniel Alfredson based on the 1983 kidnapping of Freddy Heineken. The screenplay, based on the 1987 book by Peter R. de Vries, was written by William Brookfield. The role of Freddy Heineken is played by Anthony Hopkins, with Sam Worthington as Willem Holleeder, Jim Sturgess as Cor van Hout, Ryan Kwanten as Jan Boellaard, Thomas Cocquerel as Martin Erkamps and Mark van Eeuwen as Frans Meijer.

KILL SWITCH (also known as Redivider) –  A pilot battles to save his family and the planet after an experiment for unlimited energy goes wrong. 2017 American-Dutch science fiction film, directed by Tim Smit in his directorial debut, from a screenplay by Charlie Kindinger and Omid Nooshin. It stars Dan Stevens, Bérénice Marlohe, Tygo Gernandt, Charity Wakefield, Bas Keijzer, Mike Libanon, and Mike Reus.

KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD – Robbed of his birth right, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy – whether he likes it or not. Epic / Action / Adventure / Drama / Fantasy / Historical / 2017 / Writers: Guy Ritchie, Joby Harold and Lionel Wigram / Director: Guy Ritchie / Cast:  Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen, and Eric Bana

THE KINGDOM – A team of U.S. government agents are sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East. 2007 / Action / Drama / Thriller / Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan / Director: Peter Berg / Cast: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jason Bateman and Jennifer Garner

KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE – After the Kingsman’s headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, an allied spy organisation in the United States is discovered. These two elite secret organisations must band together to defeat a common enemy. Action / Adventure / Spy / Comedy / Sequel / 2014 / Writers: Jane Goldman, Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons / With Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Edward Holcroft, Hanna Alström, Sophie Cookson,  Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal, Elton John, Channing Tatum, and Jeff Bridges.

THE KITCHEN – The wives of Irish mobsters take over organized crime operations in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen in the late 1970s, after the FBI arrests their husbands. 2019 American crime film written and directed by Andrea Berloff in her directorial debut. It is based on the DC/Vertigo Comics limited series of the same name by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle. The film stars Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth MossThe film also features Domhnall Gleeson, James Badge Dale, Brian d’Arcy James, Jeremy Bobb, Margo Martindale, Common, and Bill Camp in supporting roles.

THE LAST WITCH HUNTER – The last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history. Action / Adventure / Fantasy / 2015 / Writers: Cory Goodman, Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless / Director: Breck Eisner / Cast: Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood

LAYER CAKE – A successful cocaine dealer in London, played by Daniel Craig, wishes to leave the drug business when he two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement. 2004 British crime film directed by Matthew Vaughn, in his directorial debut. The screenplay was adapted by J. J. Connolly from his 2000 novel of the same name. The film also features Tom Hardy, Colm Meaney, and Sienna Miller.

LONDON HAS FALLEN – In London for the Prime Minister’s funeral, Mike Banning is caught up in a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders. Action / Thriller / Disaster / 2016 / Writers: Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt, Chad St. John and Christian Gudegast / Director: Babak Najafi / Cast: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman

THE LONE RANGER – Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice. Memories of the duo’s earliest efforts to subdue local villainy and bring justice to the American Old West. Action / Adventure / Western / 2013 / Writers: Justin Haythe, Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio / Director: Gore Verbinski / Cast: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, Ruth Wilson, James Badge Dale, Tom Wilkinson and Helena Bonham Carter

THE LOST CITY OF Z – A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Major Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. A 2016 American biographical adventure drama film written and directed by James Gray, based on the 2009 book of the same name by David Grann. It stars Charlie Hunnam as Fawcett; Robert Pattinson as his fellow explorer Henry Costin, Sienna Miller as his wife, Nina Fawcett; and Tom Holland as his son, Jack.


  • MAD MAX – In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang. Action / Adventure / Science-fiction / Dystopian / Thriller / Australian / 1979 / Writer: James McCausland / Director: George Miller / Cast: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Tim Burns, and Roger Ward
  • MAD MAX 2 (released as The Road Warrior in the United States) In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline-rich community escape a horde of bandits. Action / Adventure / Science-fiction / Dystopian / Thriller / Sequel / 1981 / Writers: Terry Hayes · Brian Hannant · Byron Kennedy / Director: George Miller / Cast: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence
  • MAD MAX BEYOND THUNDERDOME – After being exiled from the most advanced town in post-apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town’s queen. Action / Adventure / Science-fiction / Dystopian / Thriller / Sequel / 1985 / Writers: Terry Hayes · Byron Kennedy / Director: George Miller / Cast: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner

THE MAN WITH THE IRON HEART – In 1942, the Czech resistance in London sends two young recruits to Prague to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, the most ruthless Nazi leader who is the Reich-protector, head of the SS and the Gestapo, and the architect of the Final Solution. Action / Thriller / Historical / Biographical / 2017 /  Writers: David Farr, Audrey Diwan, and Cédric Jimenez / based on French writer Laurent Binet’s novel HHhH / Director / Cédric Jimenez / Cast: Jason Clarke, Rosamund Pike, Jack O’Connell, Jack Reynor, and Mia Wasikowska

MEGAN LEVY – (also known as Rex) A 2017 American biographical drama film directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite and written by Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo, and Tim Lovestedt, based on the true events about a young female Marine named Megan Leavey and a combat dog named Rex. The film stars Kate Mara as the titular character, with Edie Falco, Common, Ramón Rodríguez, and Tom Felton in supporting roles.


  • MISSION IMPOSSIBLE – An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization. He is on a mission to uncover ‘the mole’ who has framed him for the murders of most of his Impossible Missions Force (IMF) team. Action / Adventure / Thriller / Spy / 1996 / Writers: David Koepp,  Robert Towne / Director: Brian de Palma / Cast: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight
  • MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 2 (M:I-2) – Ethan Hunt is tasked by the Impossible Missions Force to find a dangerous biological weapon called “Chimera” from rogue IMF agent Sean Ambrose with the help of love interest. . Action / Adventure / Thriller / Spy  / 2000/ Writer: Robert Towne / Director: John Woo /  Cast: Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton
  • MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 3 (M:I-3) Ethan Hunt is sent back into action to track down the elusive arms dealer Owen Davian, who is looking for a mysterious toxic weapon called the ‘Rabbit’s foot’. Action / Adventure / Thriller / Spy / 2006 / Writers: J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci / Director: J. J. Abrams / Cast:  Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup
  • MISSION IMPOSSIBLE -GHOST PROTOCOL – Hunt and his team race against time to find a nuclear extremist codenamed ‘Cobalt’ who gains access to Russian nuclear launch codes when a mission by Hunt’s team goes wrong, resulting in the bombing of the Kremlin. The IMF is implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to enact “Ghost Protocol”, disavowing the organization, leaving Hunt and his team without backup. Action / Adventure / Thriller / Spy / 2011 / Writers: Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec / Director: Brad Bird / Cast: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Anil Kapoor and Léa Seydoux.
  • MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT – Ethan Hunt and his team must track down missing plutonium while being monitored by the Apostles after a mission goes wrong. Action / Adventure / Thriller / Spy / 6th Instalment / 2018 /  Writer: Bruce Geller / D: Christopher McQuarrie / C: Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Michelle Monaghan, Alec Baldwin,  Henry Cavill, Vanessa Kirby and Angela Bassett.

MORTAL ENGINES – In a post-apocalyptic world where cities have been mounted on wheels and motorised, and practice municipal Darwinism, consuming each other to survive, two strangers come together to stop a sinister and destructive conspiracy. Action / Adventure / Dystopian / Post-Apocalyptic / 2018 / Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Peter Jackson / Based on the 2001 novel of the same name by Philip Reeve / Director: Christian Rivers / Cast: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae, Ronan Raftery, Leila George, Patrick Malahide, and Stephen Lang.

THE NICE GUYS – Set in 1977 Los Angeles,  a private eye and a tough enforcer team up to investigate the disappearance of a teenage girl. Action / Comedy / Neo-Noir / 2016 / Writers: Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi / Director: Shane Black / Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Margaret Qualley, Keith David and Kim Basinger.

THE NOVEMBER MAN – An ex-C.I.A. operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high-level C.I.A. officials and the Russian President-elect. 2014 spy action thriller film based on the novel There Are No Spies by Bill Granger, which is the seventh installment in The November Man novel series, published in 1987. A British-American production, it stars Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey and Olga Kurylenko, with Bill Smitrovich and Will Patton also appearing, with the screenplay written by Michael Finch and Karl Gajdusek. The film is directed by Roger Donaldson

THE NUMBERS STATION – A disgraced black ops agent is dispatched to a remote CIA broadcast station to protect a code operator. Soon, they find themselves in a life-or-death struggle to stop a deadly plot before it’s too late.2013 American action thriller film, starring John Cusack and Malin Åkerman.

OCEAN’S 8 – A group of women led by Debbie Ocean, the sister of Danny Ocean, plan a sophisticated heist at the annual Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. 2018 American heist comedy film directed by Gary Ross and written by Ross and Olivia Milch. It features an ensemble cast including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, and Helena Bonham Carter.

RUNNING SCARED – A low-ranking mafioso is ordered to get rid of a gun used to kill corrupt cops and finds himself in a race against time when the gun ends up in the wrong hands. Action / Thriller / Violence / 2006 / Writer and director: Wayne Kramer (South African filmmaker) / Cast: Paul Walker, Cameron Bright, Chazz Palminteri

PARKER – Parker, a thief, is double-crossed by his crew members, who leave him to die. However, he survives and decides to settle scores with them, with the help of an unlikely ally. Action / Thriller / 2013 / Writer: John J. McLaughlin / Director: Taylor Hackford / Cast: Jason Statham, Nick Nolte and Jennifer Lopez

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES – Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies. Action / Comedy / Horror / Parody / 2016 / Writer and director: Burr Steers /Based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s 2009 novel, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, which parodies the 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen / Cast: Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith, Charles Dance, and Lena Headey.

PROUD MARY Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad. 2018 American action thriller film directed by Babak Najafi, from a screenplay written by John S. Newman and Christian Swegal. The film stars Taraji P. Henson, Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Billy Brown, Danny Glover, Neal McDonough, Xander Berkeley, Margaret Avery.

READY PLAYER ONE – Set in 2045, much of humanity uses the virtual world OASIS to escape the real world. When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world. Action / Adventure / Science-fiction / 2018 / Writers: Zak Penn and Ernest Cline / based on Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel of the same name / Director: Steven Spielberg / Cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, and Mark Rylance

ROBIN HOOD – In twelfth-century England, Robin Longstride and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power. Action / Adventure / History / 2010 / Writer: Brian Helgeland / Director: Ridley Scott / Cast: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, William Hurt, Mark Strong, Mark Addy, Oscar Isaac, Danny Huston, Eileen Atkins, and Max von Sydow.

SANCTUM – An underwater cave diving team experiences a life-threatening crisis during an expedition to the unexplored and least accessible cave system in the world. Action / Adventure / Drama / Thriller / 2011 / Writers: John Garvin and Andrew Wight / Director: Alister Grierson / Cast: Richard Roxburgh, Rhys Wakefield, Alice Parkinson, Dan Wyllie, and Ioan Gruffudd.

SELF/LESS – A business tycoon and billionaire named Damian Hale is diagnosed with a terminal illness. However, he manages to save his life with the aid of Professor Albright, who transfers Hale’s consciousness into a new, younger body. The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, Matthew Goode, Victor Garber, Derek Luke, and Ben Kingsley. 2015 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Tarsem Singh, produced by Ram Bergman and James D. Stern and written by Alex and David Pastor.

SLEEPLESS – The film stars Jamie Foxx as a police officer who faces off against mobsters who have kidnapped his son. 2017 American action thriller film directed by Baran bo Odar from a screenplay by Andrea Berloff. A remake of the 2011 French thriller Sleepless Night.  Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, David Harbour, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Gabrielle Union, and Scoot McNairy also star.

SPY – A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster. 2015 American spy action comedy film written and directed by Paul Feig. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Miranda Hart, Bobby Cannavale, Allison Janney, and Jude Law.

STRAW DOGS – Los Angeles screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife Amy to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals, especially Amy’s former boyfriend, becomes a threat to them both, leading to an extremely violent confrontation. Action / Thriller / Drama / Violence / Remake / 2011 / Writer and director: Rod Lurie / Based on the Gordon Williams novel The Siege of Trencher’s Farm / Cast: James Marsden, Kate Bosworth and Alexander Skarsgård

STUBER – 2019 American buddy cop action-comedy film directed by Michael Dowse and written by Tripper Clancy. Its plot follows a mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) who picks up a passenger (Dave Bautista) who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer. Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin, Jimmy Tatro, Mira Sorvino, and Karen Gillan also star.

S.W.A.T : UNDER SEIGE – A SWAT compound comes under fire from an international terrorist who relentlessly and violently pursues a mystery man who was apprehended by Seattle SWAT after a raid went horribly wrong. Action / Thriller / 2017 / Writers: Jonas Barnes, Keith Domingue and Robert Hamner / Director: Tony Giglio / Cast: Sam Jaeger, Adrianne Palicki, Michael Jai White

UNDERWATER – A crew of oceanic researchers working for a deep sea drilling company try to get to safety after a mysterious earthquake devastates their deepwater research and drilling facility located at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Stars: Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel, Mamoudou Athie and T.J. Miller. 2020 American science fiction action horror film directed by William Eubank. Writers:  Brian Duffield and Adam Cozad


  • UNDERWORLD – Selene, a vampire warrior, is entrenched in a conflict between vampires and werewolves, while falling in love with Michael, a human who is sought by werewolves for unknown reasons. Action / Horror / Vampires / Werewolves / Fantasy / 2003 / Writer: Danny McBride / Director: Len Wiseman / Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Shane Brolly and Bill Nighy.
  • UNDERWORLD: EVOLUTION – Vampire warrior Selene and the half werewolf Michael hunt for clues to reveal the history of their races and the war between them. Action / Horror / Vampires / Werewolves / Fantasy / Sequel / 2003 / Writer: Danny McBride / Director: Len Wiseman / Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman and Bill Nighy.
  • UNDERWORLD: RISE OF THE LYCANS  – An origins story centred on the centuries-old feud between the race of aristocratic vampires and their onetime slaves, the Lycans. Action / Horror / Vampires / Werewolves / Fantasy / Origin / prequel to the 2003 film / 2009 / Writers: Danny McBride, Dirk Blackman and Howard McCain / Director: Patrick Tatopoulos / Cast: Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra, Steven Mackintosh, and Kevin Grevioux.
  • UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS – Vampire death dealer Selene fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. Action / Horror / Vampires / Werewolves / Fantasy / sequel to Underworld: Awakening / 2016 / Writer: Cory Goodman / Based on characters created by Kevin Grevioux / Director: Anna Foerster / Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Lara Pulver, Tobias Menzies, Peter Andersson, Bradley James,  James Faulkner, Clementine Nicholson, Daisy Head, Oliver Stark, and Charles Dance.

WANTED– A frustrated office worker discovers that he is the son of a professional assassin, and that he shares his father’s superhuman killing abilities. He is the son of a professional assassin and decides to join the Fraternity, a secret society in which his father worked. Action / Thriller / Crime / 2008 / Writers: Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, and Chris Morgan / loosely based on the comic book miniseries by Mark Millar and J. G. Jones / Director: Timur Bekmambetov / Cast: James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Terence Stamp, Thomas Kretschmann, Common, and Angelina Jolie

WELCOME TO THE PUNCH – When a notorious criminal is forced to return to London, it gives a detective one last chance to take down the man he’s always been after. Action / Crime / Thriller / 2013 / Writer and director: Eran Creevy / Cast: James McAvoy, Mark Strong, Andrea Riseborough

WILD CARD – When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play…and it’s all or nothing. He goes after the sadistic thug who beat his friend, only to find that the object of his wrath is the son of a powerful mob boss. Action / Thriller / 2015 / Writer: William Goldman / Based on the 1985 novel Heat / Director: Simon West / Cast: Jason Statham, Michael Angarano, Dominik Garcia-Lorido, Milo Ventimiglia, Hope Davis, and Stanley Tucci