Best Thriller Movies of 2009

1.

Inglourious Basterds

6.9
8.3/10 IMDB

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Eli Roth, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger, Daniel Brühl, Til Schweiger, Gedeon Burkhard, Jacky Ido ..
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 2009-08-19
2.

Brothers

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic mayhem.

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Sam Shepard, Mare Winningham, Bailee Madison, Taylor Geare, Patrick John Flueger, Clifton Collins Jr., Carey Mulligan ..
Directed by: Jim Sheridan
Release date: 2009-01-22
3.

State of Play

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington, D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the Representative, his old college friend.

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren, Robin Wright, Jason Bateman, Jeff Daniels, Harry Lennix, Josh Mostel, Wendy Makkena ..
Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
Release date: 2009-04-17
4.

Angels & Demons

5.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is recruited by the Vatican to investigate the apparent return of the Illuminati - a secret, underground organization - after four cardinals are kidnapped on the night of the papal conclave.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård, Pierfrancesco Favino, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Thure Lindhardt, David Pasquesi, Cosimo Fusco, Victor Alfieri ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2009-05-13
5.

9

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the neophyte of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good.

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, John C. Reilly, Crispin Glover, Jennifer Connelly, Fred Tatasciore, Elijah Wood, Alan Oppenheimer, Tom Kane, Helen Wilson ..
Directed by: Shane Acker
Release date: 2009-08-19
6.

Fast & Furious

5.6
6.5/10 IMDB

When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver him. And the two men will find the best way to get revenge: push the limits of what's possible behind the wheel.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, John Ortiz, Laz Alonso, Gal Gadot, Jack Conley, Shea Whigham, Tego Calderon ..
Directed by: Justin Lin
Release date: 2009-04-02
7.

Exam

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.

Starring: Luke Mably, Adar Beck, Chris Carey, Gemma Chan, Nathalie Cox, John Lloyd Fillingham, Chukwudi Iwuji, Pollyanna McIntosh, Jimi Mistry, Colin Salmon ..
Directed by: Stuart Hazeldine
Release date: 2009-06-19
8.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

5.5
6.5/10 IMDB

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston, Lynn Collins, Ryan Reynolds, Will.i.am, Taylor Kitsch, Kevin Durand, Dominic Monaghan, Daniel Henney ..
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Release date: 2009-04-28
9.

Prison Break: The Final Break

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

The movie covers the events which occurred in between the downfall of The Company and the finale of the TV series (SEASON 4). It details the arrest and incarceration of Sara Tancredi, the final escape plan which Michael devises for Sara, and reveals the ultimate fate of Gretchen Morgan.

Starring: Wentworth Miller, Sarah Wayne Callies, Dominic Purcell, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Amaury Nolasco, Robert Knepper, William Fichtner, Amy Aquino, Lori Petty, Kim Coates ..
Directed by: Kevin Hooks, Brad Turner
Release date: 2009-05-24
10.

Pandorum

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more horrifying than they could have imagined.

Starring: Ben Foster, Dennis Quaid, Cam Gigandet, Antje Traue, Cung Le, Eddie Rouse, Norman Reedus, André Hennicke, Friederike Kempter, Niels-Bruno Schmidt ..
Directed by: Christian Alvart
Release date: 2009-09-08
11.

Terminator Salvation

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether Wright has come from the future or the past -- and whether he's friend or foe.

Starring: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood, Bryce Dallas Howard, Helena Bonham Carter, Common, Roland Kickinger, Michael Ironside, Ivan G'Vera ..
Directed by: McG
Release date: 2009-05-20
12.

Antichrist

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm ..
Directed by: Lars von Trier
Release date: 2009-05-20
13.

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A prequel to the first two Underworld films, this fantasy explains the origins of the feud between the Vampires and the Lycans. Aided by his secret love, Sonja, courageous Lucian leads the Lycans in battle against brutal Vampire king Viktor. Determined to break the king's enslavement of his people, Lucian faces off against the Death Dealer army in a bid for Lycan independence.

Starring: Bill Nighy, Michael Sheen, Rhona Mitra, Shane Brolly, Steven Mackintosh, Kevin Grevioux, David Aston, Geraldine Brophy, Leighton Cardno, Alexander Carroll ..
Directed by: Patrick Tatopoulos
Release date: 2009-01-22
14.

The Last House on the Left

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a horrible revenge.

Starring: Garret Dillahunt, Michael Bowen, Joshua Cox, Riki Lindhome, Aaron Paul, Sara Paxton, Monica Potter, Tony Goldwyn, Martha MacIsaac, Spencer Treat Clark ..
Directed by: Dennis Iliadis
Release date: 2009-03-13
15.

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, Victor Gojcaj, John Turturro, James Gandolfini, Michael Rispoli, Ramón Rodríguez, Chance Kelly, Alice Kremelberg ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 2009-06-10
16.

The Collector

5.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.

Starring: Josh Stewart, Michael Reilly Burke, Andrea Roth, Juan Fernández, Madeline Zima, Karley Scott Collins, Robert Wisdom, Daniella Alonso, Haley Pullos, Diane Ayala Goldner ..
Directed by: Marcus Dunstan
Release date: 2009-07-09
17.

A Perfect Getaway

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but well-meaning spirits who help guide them through the lush jungles. The picturesque waterfalls and scenic mountainsides quickly give way to terror when Cliff and Cydney learn of a grisly murder that occurred nearby and realize that they're being followed by chance acquaintances that suspiciously fit the description of the killers.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Timothy Olyphant, Steve Zahn, Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Ruivivar, Kiele Sanchez, Marley Shelton, Wendy Braun, Dale Dickey, Peter Navy Tuiasosopo ..
Directed by: David Twohy
Release date: 2009-06-08
18.

Ninja Assassin

5.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the merciless execution of his friend by the Clan, Raizo breaks free from them and vanishes. Now he waits, preparing to exact his revenge.

Starring: Rain, Naomie Harris, Sung Kang, Randall Duk Kim, Rick Yune, Yuki Iwamoto, Shô Kosugi, Ben Miles, Linh-Dan Pham, Lee Joon ..
Directed by: James McTeigue
Release date: 2009-09-29
19.

The Uninvited

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns this shocking news, Anna is visited by her mother's ghost, who warns her that Rachel has evil intentions.

Starring: Emily Browning, Arielle Kebbel, David Strathairn, Elizabeth Banks, Maya Massar, Kevin McNulty, Jesse Moss, Dean Paul Gibson, Heather Doerksen, Danny Bristol ..
Directed by: Charles Guard, Thomas Guard
Release date: 2009-01-30
20.

Surrogates

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Rosamund Pike, James Cromwell, Ving Rhames, Helena Mattsson, Boris Kodjoe, Ian Novick, Devin Ratray, Jack Noseworthy ..
Directed by: Jonathan Mostow
Release date: 2009-09-24
21.

Knowing

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Chandler Canterbury, Ben Mendelsohn, Nadia Townsend, D.G. Maloney, Lara Robinson, Alan Hopgood, Adrienne Pickering, Joshua Long ..
Directed by: Alex Proyas
Release date: 2009-03-19
22.

Case 39

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily assumes custody of Lilith while she looks for a foster family. However, Emily soon finds that dark forces surround the seemingly innocent girl, and the more she tries to protect Lilith, the more horrors she encounters.

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Ian McShane, Kerry O'Malley, Callum Keith Rennie, Bradley Cooper, Adrian Lester, Cynthia Stevenson, Alexander Conti, Philip Cabrita ..
Directed by: Christian Alvart
Release date: 2009-08-13
23.

The Fourth Kind

5.0
5.9/10 IMDB

Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the unsolved cases wide open when, during the course of treating her patients, she finds evidence of alien abductions.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Will Patton, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Corey Johnson, Enzo Cilenti, Elias Koteas, Eric Loren, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Raphaël Coleman, Daphne Alexander ..
Directed by: Olatunde Osunsanmi
Release date: 2009-11-06
24.

Dorian Gray

5.0
6.2/10 IMDB

Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton, handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray becomes obsessed with maintaining his youthful appearance, and commissions a special portrait that will weather the winds of time while he remains forever young. When Gray's obsession spirals out of control, his desperate attempts to safeguard his secret turn his once-privileged life into a living hell.

Starring: Ben Barnes, Colin Firth, Rebecca Hall, Emilia Fox, Ben Chaplin, Fiona Shaw, Caroline Goodall, Maryam d'Abo, Douglas Henshall, Rachel Hurd-Wood ..
Directed by: Oliver Parker
Release date: 2009-09-09
25.

Blood and Bone

5.0
6.7/10 IMDB

In Los Angeles, an ex-con takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.

Starring: Michael Jai White, Julian Sands, Eamonn Walker, Dante Basco, Nona Gaye, Michelle Belegrin, Bob Sapp, Dick Anthony Williams, Ron Yuan, Kimbo Slice ..
Directed by: Ben Ramsey
Release date: 2009-02-07
26.

Crank: High Voltage

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam, Efren Ramirez, Julanne Chidi Hill, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Reno Wilson, Keone Young, Art Hsu, Joseph Julian Soria ..
Directed by: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Release date: 2009-04-16
27.

Carriers

5.0
6.0/10 IMDB

A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe, and no one can be trusted. Four friends race through the back roads of the American West on their way to a secluded utopian beach in the Gulf of Mexico where they could peacefully wait out the pandemic. Their plans take a grim turn when their car breaks down on an isolated road starting a chain of events that will seal their fates.

Starring: Lou Taylor Pucci, Chris Pine, Piper Perabo, Emily VanCamp, Christopher Meloni, Kiernan Shipka, Ron McClary, Mark Moses, Josh Berry, Tim Janis ..
Directed by: David Pastor, Àlex Pastor
Release date: 2009-09-04
28.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

4.9
5.7/10 IMDB

From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to prevent them from plunging the world into chaos.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans, Sienna Miller, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Saïd Taghmaoui, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Lee Byung-hun, Rachel Nichols ..
Directed by: Stephen Sommers
Release date: 2009-08-03
29.

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Yorkshire, 1974. Fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police investigation into a series of child abductions. When young Clare Kemplay goes missing, Eddie and his colleague, Barry, persuade their editor to let them investigate links with two similar abductions that draw them into a deadly world of secrecy, intimidation, shocking revelations and police brutality.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, David Morrissey, John Henshaw, Anthony Flanagan, Warren Clarke, Jennifer Hennessy, Mary Jo Randle, Rachel Jane Allen, Rita May, Graham Walker ..
Directed by: Julian Jarrold
Release date: 2009-02-28
30.

Cracks

4.9
6.6/10 IMDB

Jealousy flares after the headmistress of an elite boarding school for girls becomes obsessed with a new student.

Starring: Eva Green, Juno Temple, María Valverde, Imogen Poots, Ellie Nunn, Adele McCann, Zoe Carroll, Clemmie Dugdale, Sinéad Cusack, Helen Norton ..
Directed by: Jordan Scott
Release date: 2009-12-04
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31.

The Disappearance of Alice Creed

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.

Starring: Gemma Arterton, Martin Compston, Eddie Marsan ..
Directed by: J Blakeson
Release date: 2009-09-12
32.

Race to Witch Mountain

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, AnnaSophia Robb, Alexander Ludwig, Carla Gugino, Chris Marquette, Kim Richards, Meredith Salenger, Ciarán Hinds, Tom Everett Scott, Billy Brown ..
Directed by: Andy Fickman
Release date: 2009-03-12
33.

Orphan

4.8
7.0/10 IMDB

After losing their baby, a married couple adopt 9-year old Esther, who may not be as innocent as she seems.

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, CCH Pounder, Jimmy Bennett, Margo Martindale, Karel Roden, Aryana Engineer, Rosemary Dunsmore, Jamie Young ..
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
Release date: 2009-07-24
34.

Gamer

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

Mind-control technology has taken society by a storm, a multiplayer on-line game called "Slayers" allows players to control human prisoners in mass-scale. Simon controls Kable, the online champion of the game. Kable's ultimate challenge becomes regaining his identity and independence by defeating the game's mastermind.

Starring: Gerard Butler, Michael C. Hall, Logan Lerman, Amber Valletta, Terry Crews, Kyra Sedgwick, Ludacris, Alison Lohman, Milo Ventimiglia, Aaron Yoo ..
Directed by: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Release date: 2009-09-03
35.

The International

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, Milan, New York and Istanbul. Finding themselves in a chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk.

Starring: Clive Owen, Naomi Watts, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Ulrich Thomsen, Brían F. O'Byrne, Michel Voletti, Patrick Baladi, Jay Villiers, James Rebhorn, Jack McGee ..
Directed by: Tom Tykwer
Release date: 2009-02-03
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36.

Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods

4.7
8.0/10 IMDB

An alien similar to Ra appears out of the Stargate, killing five soldiers and kidnapping another, a year after the original Stargate mission. A new team is assembled, including some old members, and they go in search of the missing soldier in order to find out how Ra could still be alive. Meanwhile, the alien Gou'ald kidnap Sha're and Skaara, implanting them with symbiotes and making them Gou'ald hosts.

Starring: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Don S. Davis, Jay Acovone, Vaitiare Hirshon, Peter Williams, Alexis Cruz ..
Directed by: Mario Philip Azzopardi
Release date: 2009-07-21
37.

Splice

4.7
5.8/10 IMDB

Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops from a deformed female infant into a beautiful but dangerous winged human-chimera, who forges a bond with both of her creators - only to have that bond turn deadly.

Starring: Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chanéac, David Hewlett, Abigail Chu, Stephanie Baird, Brandon McGibbon, Amanda Brugel, Simona M?ic?nescu ..
Directed by: Vincenzo Natali
Release date: 2009-10-06
38.

Law Abiding Citizen

4.7
7.4/10 IMDB

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Gerard Butler, Colm Meaney, Bruce McGill, Leslie Bibb, Michael Irby, Gregory Itzin, Regina Hall, Emerald-Angel Young, Christian Stolte ..
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Release date: 2009-10-15
39.

Friday the 13th

4.6
5.5/10 IMDB

A group of young adults visit a boarded up campsite named Crystal Lake where they soon encounter the mysterious Jason Voorhees and his deadly intentions.

Starring: Derek Mears, Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker, Amanda Righetti, Travis Van Winkle, Aaron Yoo, Jonathan Sadowski, Julianna Guill, Ben Feldman, Arlen Escarpeta ..
Directed by: Marcus Nispel
Release date: 2009-02-11
40.

The Box

4.6
5.6/10 IMDB

Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. However pressing this button will simultaneously cause the death of another human being somewhere in the world; someone they don't know. With just 24 hours to have the box in their possession, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.

Starring: Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, Michael Zegen, James Rebhorn, Holmes Osborne, Gillian Jacobs, Celia Weston, Lisa K. Wyatt, Michele Durrett ..
Directed by: Richard Kelly
Release date: 2009-09-17
41.

Five Minutes of Heaven

4.6
6.6/10 IMDB

The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.

Starring: Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt, Anamaria Marinca, Gerard Jordan, Mark Ryder, Niamh Cusack, Conor MacNeill, Barry McEvoy, Richard Dormer, Pauline Hutton ..
Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel
Release date: 2009-01-19
42.

Leaves of Grass

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

An Ivy League professor returns home, where his pot-growing twin brother has concocted a plan to take down a local drug lord.

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Keri Russell, Melanie Lynskey, Edward Norton, Lucy DeVito, Kent Jude Bernard, Amelia Campbell, Tim Blake Nelson, Randal Reeder ..
Directed by: Tim Blake Nelson
Release date: 2009-09-13
43.

Triage

4.6
6.5/10 IMDB

The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Paz Vega, Christopher Lee, Kelly Reilly, Jamie Sives, Branko ?uri?, Juliet Stevenson, Eileen Walsh, Ian McElhinney, Nick Dunning ..
Directed by: Danis Tanovi?
Release date: 2009-11-13
44.

Lake Mungo

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

After 16-year-old Alice Palmer drowns in a local dam, her family experiences a series of strange, inexplicable events centred in and around their home. Unsettled, the Palmers seek the help of psychic and parapsychologist, who discovers that Alice led a secret, double life. At Lake Mungo, Alice's secret past emerges.

Starring: Talia Zucker, Rosie Traynor, David Pledger, Martin Sharpe, Steve Jodrell, Tamara Donnellan, Scott Terrill, Rosie Traynor, David Pledger, Martin Sharpe ..
Directed by: Joel Anderson
Release date: 2009-07-30
45.

After.Life

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Following a terrible car crash, a woman awakes to find an enigmatic mortician preparing her for burial.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Justin Long, Christina Ricci, Josh Charles, Chandler Canterbury, Celia Weston, Shuler Hensley, Anna Kuchma, Rosemary Murphy, Laurel Bryce ..
Directed by: Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo
Release date: 2009-11-07
46.

My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Brad has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place.

Starring: Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Brad Dourif, Michael Peña, Loretta Devine, Udo Kier, Grace Zabriskie, Irma P. Hall, Jenn Liu ..
Directed by: Werner Herzog
Release date: 2009-12-11
47.

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983

4.4
7.2/10 IMDB

Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson is forced to remember the very similar disappearance of Clare Kemplay, who was found dead in 1974, and the subsequent imprisonment of local boy Michael Myshkin. Washed-up local solicitor John Piggott becomes convinced of Myshkin's innocence and begins to fight on his behalf, unwittingly providing a catalyst for Jobson to start to right some wrongs.

Starring: David Morrissey, Lisa Howard, Chris Walker, Shaun Dooley, Jim Carter, Warren Clarke, Sean Bean, Sean Harris, Steven Robertson, Tony Mooney ..
Directed by: Anand Tucker
Release date: 2009-02-28
48.

The Limits of Control

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

A mysterious stranger works outside the law and keeps his objectives hidden, trusting no one. While his demeanor is paradoxically focused and dreamlike all at once, he embarks on a journey that not only takes him across Spain, but also through his own consciousness.

Starring: Isaach De Bankolé, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Gael García Bernal, John Hurt, Youki Kudoh, Paz de la Huerta, Alex Descas, Jean-François Stévenin, Óscar Jaenada ..
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 2009-05-01
49.

The Haunting in Connecticut

4.4
5.8/10 IMDB

When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's clairvoyant son Jonah served as a demonic messenger, providing a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover.

Starring: Virginia Madsen, Kyle Gallner, Martin Donovan, Amanda Crew, Elias Koteas, Sophi Knight, Ty Wood, D.W. Brown, John B. Lowe, Jessica Burleson ..
Directed by: Peter Cornwell
Release date: 2009-03-27
50.

Rampage

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

The boredom of small town life is eating Bill Williamson alive. Feeling constrained and claustrophobic in the meaningless drudgery of everyday life and helpless against overwhelming global dissolution, Bill begins a descent into madness. His shockingly violent plan will shake the very foundations of society by painting the streets red with blood.

Starring: Brendan Fletcher, Shaun Sipos, Michael Paré, Lynda Boyd, Matt Frewer, Robert Clarke, Malcolm Stewart, Katey Grace, Steffen Mennekes, Julie Patzwald ..
Directed by: Uwe Boll
Release date: 2009-08-14

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