Best Thriller Movies of 2008
When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the evil plans of KAOS and its crafty operative?
Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the 'Death Race', the biggest, most brutal event.
An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
A young interracial couple has just moved into their California dream home when they become the target of their next-door neighbor, who disapproves of their relationship. A tightly wound LAPD officer has appointed himself the watchdog of the neighborhood. His nightly foot patrols and overly watchful eyes bring comfort to some, but he becomes increasingly aggressive to the newlyweds. These persistent intrusions into their lives cause the couple to fight back.
The Andromeda Strain
A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of highly specialized scientists is assembled to find a cure and stop the spread of the alien pathogen, code-named Andromeda.
Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The Octopus, who kills anyone unfortunate enough to see his face, has other plans; he is going to wipe out the entire city.
Louise Evans is a single mother who works as a customer advisor for big bucks investors at a slick, pin-striped bank. On a night out with her best friend Anna (Charlie Brooks) sheâ€™s introduced to Annaâ€™s slippery new boyfriend Phillip (Laurence Fox). Phillip makes Louise an indecent proposal: accept a briefcase full of money in return for helping him to defraud one of the bankâ€™s richest clients.
The Final Quest
A young woman searches her missing brother in the mountain, with help from an old friend who survived after gone lost in the same mountain.
Previously untold story of the unlikely Irish roots of the worldwide surfing phenomenom
Minako is diagnosed with a brain tumor and doesn't have long to live. She wants to see her twin sister once again, but there are consequences. The twins bring out the worst in each other. Together, they are psycho-pyromaniacs and can be very destructive. There's a reason why they've been separated for 13 years, to protect themselves and those around them. Now, they'll be together again.