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Movie Title

Year

Length

Director

Colour

Brief Summary

Poster

The Bourne Ultimatum

2007

111
mins

Paul Greengrass

Y

Bourne is once again brought out of hiding, this time inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross, trying to unveil Operation Black Briar---an upgrade to Project Treadstone---in a series of newspaper columns. Bourne (Damon) sets up a meeting with Ross (Considine) and realizes instantly they're being scanned. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally, ultimately, uncover his dark past whilst dodging The Company's best efforts in eradicating him.

Y

Tom yum goong

2005

109
mins

Prachya Pinkaew

Y

A young fighter named Kham must go to Australia to retrieve his stolen elephant. With the help of a Thai-born Australian detective, Kham must take on all comers, including a gang led by an evil woman and her two deadly bodyguards.

Y

Sin City

2005

124
mins

Frank Miller
Robert Rodriguez

N

An adaptation of Frank Miller's stories based in the fictional town of Basin City. Chief amongst the town's residents is Marv, who trawls the darkest areas of town looking for the person who killed his one true love,
Goldie
.

Y

Spider-Man 2

2004

127
mins

Sam Raimi

Y

Peter Parker is beset with numerous personal problems while Spider-Man confronts the brilliant Dr. Otto Octavius, who has been transformed into "Doctor Octopus" (aka, "Doc Ock"), a multi-tentacled menace.

Y

The Matrix Reloaded

2003

138
mins

Andy Wachowski
Larry Wachowski

Y

Neo, now near his most powerful, looks to free mankind from bondage and defeat the machine world but first he must find the Oracle once again and get past an army of Agent Smiths to get to the Architect.

Y

Ong-Bak

2003

105
mins

Prachya Pinkaew

Y

When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.

Y

Spider-Man

2002

121
mins

Sam Raimi

Y

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.

Y

Bridget Jones Diary

2001

97
mins

Sharon Maguire

Y

A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

Y

Thirteen Days

2000

145
mins

Roger Donaldson

Y

The film is set during the two-week Cuban missile crisis in October of 1962, and it centers on how President John F. Kennedy, Attorney General Robert Kennedy, and others handled the explosive situation.

Y

Meet the Parents

2000

108
mins

Jay Roach

Y

Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date's worst nightmare.

Y

The Matrix

1999

136
mins

Andy Wachowski
Larry Wachowski

Y

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against the controllers of it.

Y

Knotting Hill

1999

124
mins

Roger Michell

Y

The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when the most famous star in the world walks in his shop and buys a book.

Y

Galaxy Quest

1999

102
mins

Dean Parisot

Y

The alumni cast of a cult space TV show have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help.

Y

The Truman Show

1998

103
mins

Peter Weir

Y

An insurance salesman/adjuster (Jim Carrey) discovers his entire life is actually a TV show.

Y

The Negotiator

1998

139
mins

F. Gary Gray

Y

In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth.

Y

The Rock

1996

136
mins

Michael Bay

Y

A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when soldiers threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.

Y

Crimson Tide

1995

116
mins

Tony Scott

Y

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

Y

Casino

1995

178
mins

Martin Scorsese

Y

Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.

Y

The Shawshank Redemption

1994

142
mins

Frank Darabont

Y

The life of Andy Dufresne changes when he is convicted and jailed for the murder of his wife.

Y

Speed

1994

116
mins

Jan de Bont

Y

A young cop must save the passengers of a bus that has a bomb set to explode if the bus goes below 50 MPH.

Y

Pulp Fiction

1994

154
mins

Quentin Taratino

Y

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Y

Leon

1994

110
mins

Luc Besson

Y

Professional assassin Leon reluctantly takes care of 12-year-old Mathilda, a neighbor whose parents are killed, and teaches her his trade.

Y

Ninja Scroll

1993

94
mins

Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Kevin Seymour

Y

A ninja-for-hire is forced into fighting an old nemesis who is bent on overthrowing the Japanese government. His nemesis is also the leader of a group of demons each with superhuman powers.

Y

Groundhog Day

1993

101
mins

Harold Ramis

Y

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.

Y

Husbands and Wives

1992

108
mins

Woody Allen

Y

When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy.

Y

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

1991

137
mins

James Cameron

Y

A shape-shifting cyborg is sent back from the future to kill John Connor before he can grow up to lead the resistance; a protector is sent, too.

Y

Pacific Heights

1990

102
mins

John Schlesinger

Y

A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.

Y

Goodfellas

1990

145
mins

Martin Scorsese

Y

Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.

Y

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

1988

110
mins

Frank Oz

Y

Lawrence and Freddie are con-men; big-time and small time respectively.

Y

Die Hard

1988

131
mins

John McTiernan

Y

New York cop John McClane gives terrorists a dose of their own medicine as they hold hostages in an LA office building.

Y

Wall Street

1987

125
mins

Oliver Stone

Y

A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.

Y

The Untouchables

1987

119
mins

Brian De Palma

Y

Federal Agent Elliot Ness sets out to take out Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

Y

Predator

1987

107
mins

John McTiernan

Y

A team of commandos, on a mission in a Central American jungle, find themselves hunted by an extra-terrestrial warrior.

Y

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

1987

93
mins

John Hughes

Y

A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.

Y

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

1986

102
mins

John Hughes

Y

High school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite of what the principal thinks of that.

Y

Aliens

1986

137
mins

James Cameron

Y

The planet from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, enough?

Y

Rocky IV

1985

91
mins

Sylvester Stallone

Y

When Apollo Creed is killed in a match against a powerful Soviet boxer, Rocky decides to challenge him himself.

Y

Back to the Future

1985

111
mins

Robert Zemeckis

Y

In 1985, Doc Brown invented time travel, in 1955, Marty McFly accidentally prevented his parents from meeting, putting his own existence at stake.

Y

The Terminator

1984

108
mins

James Cameron

Y

A human-looking, apparently unstoppable cyborg is sent from the future to kill Sarah Connor; Kyle Reese is sent to stop it.

Y

Starman

1984

115
mins

John Carpentar

Y

An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.

Y

Scarface

1983

170
mins

Brian De Palma

Y

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug empire while succumbing to greed. (Cartel not Mafia)

Y

The Verdict

1982

129
mins

Sidney Lumet

Y

A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.

Y

The Thing

1982

109
mins

John Carpenter

Y

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.

Y

First Blood

1982

97
mins

Ted Kotcheff

Y

A mentally unstable Vietnam war vet, when abused with a small town's police force, begins a one man war with it.

Y

The Long Good Friday

1980

114
mins

John Mackenzie

Y

Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places.

Y

Somewhere in Time

1980

103
mins

Jeannot Szwarc

Y

A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to find the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.

Y

Airplane!

1980

88
mins

Jim Abrahams
David Zucker

Y

An airplane crew takes ill. Surely the only person capable of landing the plane is an ex-pilot afraid to fly. But don't call him Shirley.

Y

Manhatten

1979

96
mins

Woody Allen

N

A divorced New Yorker currently dating a high-schooler brings himself to look for love in the mistress of his best friend instead.

Y

Alien

1979

117
mins

Ridley Scott

Y

A mining ship, investigating a suspected SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates.

Y

The Wild Geese

1978

134
mins

Andrew V. McLaglen

Y

A British multinational seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa.

Y

Les Miserables (TV)

1978

150
mins

Glenn Jordan

Y

Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.

Y

Grease

1978

110
mins

Randal Kleiser

Y

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

Y

Capricorn One

1978

123
mins

Peter Hyams

Y

A NASA Mars mission won't work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret.

Y

Annie Hall

1977

93
mins

Woody Allen

Y

Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Y

The Eagle Has Landed

1976

131
mins

John Sturges

Y

Oberst Steiner, a German parachute unit commander, is sent to England on a covert mission to kidnap Prime Minister Winston Churchill and bring him to Berlin.

Y

The Great Waldo Pepper

1975

107
mins

George Roy Hill

Y

A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed.

Y

The Count of Monte Cristo (TV)

1975

98
mins

David Greene

Y

A young officer, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friends," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.

Y

Jaws

1975

124
mins

Steven Spielberg

Y

When a gigantic great white begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

Y

Hard Times

1975

93
mins

Walter Hill

Y

In the depression, Chaney, a strong silent streetfighter, joins with Speed, a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts.

Y

The Towering Inferno

1974

165
mins

John Guillermin
Irwin Allen

Y

At the opening party of a collosal, but poorly constructed, office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.

Y

The Taking of Pelham
One Two Three

1974

104
mins

Joseph Sargent

Y

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

Y

Godfather Part II

1974

200
mins

Francis Ford Coppola

Y

The early life & career of Vito Corleone in 1920's New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-Revolution 1958 Cuba.

Y

Death Wish

1974

93
mins

Michael Winner

Y

A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.

Y

The Godfather

1972

175
mins

Francis Ford Coppola

Y

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Y

Jeremiah Johnson

1972

108
mins

Sydney Pollack

Y

A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta.

Y

Dirty Harry

1971

102
mins

Don Siegel

Y

A San Francisco cop with little regard for rules (but who always gets results) tries to track down a serial killer who snipes at random victims.

Y

Butch Cassidy and
the Sundance Kid

1969

110
mins

George Roy Hill

Y

Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.

Y

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

1967

121
mins

David Swift

Y

Armed with a "How to..." manual, an ambitious window washer seeks to climb the corporate ladder.

Y

The Sound of Music

1965

174
mins

Robert Wise

Y

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to a Naval officer widower.

Y

Operation Crossbow

1965

115
mins

Michael Anderson

Y

Allied agents attempt to infiltrate the Nazis' rocket research site.

Y

For a Few Dollars More

1965

130
mins

Sergio Leone

N

Two bounty hunters with completely different intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw.

Y

Flight of the Phoenix

1965

142
mins

Robert Aldrich

Y

After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.

Y

Zulu

1964

138
mins

Cy Endfield

Y

Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift.

Y

Seven Days in May

1964

118
mins

John Frankenheimer

N

US military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.

Y

Lawrence of Arabia

1962

216
mins

David Lean

Y

Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.

Y

El Cid

1961

182
mins

Anthony Mann

Y

Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour.

Y

Spartacus

1960

184
mins

Stanley Kubrick

Y

The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman empire.

Y

Inherit the Wind

1960

128
mins

Stanley Kramer

N

Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

Y

Elmer Gantry

1960

146
mins

Richard Brooks

Y

Elmer Gantry, salesman, teams up with Sister Sharon Falconer, evangelist, to sell religion to America in the 1920's

Y

Pillow Talk

1959

98
mins

Michael Gordon

Y

A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but then he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised.

Y

Last Train from Gun Hill

1959

98
mins

John Sturges

Y

The wife of marshal Matt Morgan is raped and murdered. The killers leave behind a distinctive saddle, that Morgan recognises as belonging to his old friend Craig Belden.

Y

Ben Hur

1959

212
mins

William Wyler

Y

When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

Y

The Big Country

1958

165
mins

William Wyler

Y

Retired, wealthy sea Captain Jame McKay (Gregory Peck) arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill (Carroll Baker). McKay is a man whose values & approach to life are a mystery to the ranchers & ranch foreman Steve Leech (Charlton Heston) takes an immediate dislike to him.

Y

The Vikings

1958

116
mins

Richard Fleischer

Y

Kirk Douglas produced the trendsetting barbarian epic The Vikings and took the showiest, most aggressive role: lusty Viking prince Einar, the "only son in wedlock" of King Ragnar (a cackling, wild-eyed Ernest Borgnine). With jagged scars down his face and a milky-white blind eye that almost glows in his skull, Douglas has a rowdy time battling defiant slave Tony Curtis (the long-lost heir to the British throne) for the hand of the beautiful princess Janet Leigh

Y

Witness for the Prosecution

1957

116
mins

Billy Wilder

N

Agatha Christie tale of a man on trial for murder: a trial featuring surprise after surprise.

Y

12 Angry Men

1957

96
mins

Sidney Lumet

N

A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

Y

The Searchers

1956

119
mins

John Ford

Y

As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.

Y

Forbidden Planet

1956

98
mins

Fred M. Wilcox

Y

A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.

Y

This Island Earth

1955

87
mins

Joseph M. Newman

Y

Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.

Y

Vera Cruz

1954

94
mins

Robert Aldrich

Y

Ben Trane and Joe Erin, two rival soldiers of fortune who team to fight for the highest bidder.

Y

The Caine Mutiny

1954

124
mins

Edward Dmytryk

Y

When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.

Y

The War of the Worlds

1953

85
mins

Byron Haskin

Y

The film adaptation of the H.G.Wells story told on radio of the invasion of Earth by Martians.

Y

Shane

1953

118
mins

George Stevens

Y

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.

Y

Calamity Jane

1953

101
mins

David Butler

Y

The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok.

Y

Scaramouche

1952

115 mins

George Sidney

Y

A man avenges the death of his half brother at the hands of the best swordsman in France but first he must be taught the sword by his enemy’s instructor.

Y

The Day the Earth Stood Still

1951

92
mins

Robert Wise

Y

An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that we must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Y

The Big Sleep

1946

114
mins

Howard Hawks

N

Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Y

A Matter of Life and Death

1946

104
mins

Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger

Y

A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.

Y

The Song of Bernadette

1943

158
mins

Henry King

N

In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump.

Y

Yankee Doodle Dandy

1942

126
mins

Michael Curtiz

N

A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

Y

Casablanca

1942

102
mins

Michael Curtiz

N

Classic film set in occupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Y

Waterloo Bridge

1940

108
mins

Mervyn LeRoy

N

On the eve of World War II, a British officer revisits Waterloo Bridge and recalls the young man he was at the beginning of World War I and the young ballerina he met just before he left for the front.

Y

The Adventures of Robin Hood

1938

102
mins

Michael Curtiz
William Keighley

Y

When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.

Y

      

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