Best Thriller Movies of 2011

1.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Goran Visnjic, Stellan Skarsgård, Robin Wright, Steven Berkoff, Joely Richardson, Embeth Davidtz, Geraldine James ..
Directed by: David Fincher
Release date: 2011-12-14
2.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

A highly intelligent chimpanzee named Caeser has been living a peaceful suburban life ever since he was born. But when he gets taken to a cruel primate facility, Caeser decides to revolt against those who have harmed him.

Starring: James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David Oyelowo, Tyler Labine, Jamie Harris, Ty Olsson ..
Directed by: Rupert Wyatt
Release date: 2011-08-03
3.

Drive

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

Driver is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor named Irene and her young son, Benicio. When Irene's husband gets out of jail, he enlists Driver's help in a million-dollar heist. The job goes horribly wrong, and Driver must risk his life to protect Irene and Benicio from the vengeful masterminds behind the robbery.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks, Oscar Isaac, Christina Hendricks, Ron Perlman, Kaden Leos, Jeff Wolfe, James Biberi ..
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Release date: 2011-09-15
4.

Fast Five

6.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Matt Schulze, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Tego Calderon, Don Omar ..
Directed by: Justin Lin
Release date: 2011-04-20
5.

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

6.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion causing severe destruction to the Kremlin and the IMF to be implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to disavow them. No longer being aided by the government, Ethan and his team chase Hendricks around the globe, although they might still be too late to stop a disaster.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Anil Kapoor, Léa Seydoux, Vladimir Mashkov, Samuli Edelmann, Ivan Shvedoff ..
Directed by: Brad Bird
Release date: 2011-12-07
6.

We Need to Talk About Kevin

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

Starring: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller, Jasper Newell, Rock Duer, Ashley Gerasimovich, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Alex Manette, Kenneth Franklin, Leslie Lyles ..
Directed by: Lynne Ramsay
Release date: 2011-09-28
7.

Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair

6.1
8.8/10 IMDB

An assassin is shot and almost killed by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance. Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair is a complete edit of the two-part martial arts action films Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Kill Bill: Vol. 2. The film was originally scheduled to be released as one part. However, due to the film's over 4 hour running time, it was split into two parts.

Starring: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Julie Dreyfus, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shin'ichi Chiba, Michael Parks ..
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 2011-03-27
8.

Source Code

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Russell Peters, Michael Arden, Jeffrey Wright, Cas Anvar, Brent Skagford, Craig Thomas, Gordon Masten ..
Directed by: Duncan Jones
Release date: 2011-03-30
9.

Limitless

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish, Andrew Howard, Anna Friel, Johnny Whitworth, Robert John Burke, Darren Goldstein, Tomas Arana, Ned Eisenberg ..
Directed by: Neil Burger
Release date: 2011-03-08
10.

The Lincoln Lawyer

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy, Josh Lucas, John Leguizamo, Michael Peña, Bob Gunton, Frances Fisher, Bryan Cranston ..
Directed by: Brad Furman
Release date: 2011-03-17
11.

Super 8

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

Starring: Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Riley Griffiths, Kyle Chandler, Ryan Lee, Ron Eldard, Gabriel Basso, Bruce Greenwood, Noah Emmerich, AJ Michalka ..
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Release date: 2011-06-08
12.

Margin Call

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Ashley Williams, Demi Moore, Simon Baker, Penn Badgley, Mary McDonnell, Stanley Tucci ..
Directed by: J.C. Chandor
Release date: 2011-02-11
13.

The Adjustment Bureau

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.

Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, John Slattery, Anthony Mackie, Lauren Hodges, Shane McRae, Terence Stamp, Michael Kelly, Lisa Thoreson, Florence Kastriner ..
Directed by: George Nolfi
Release date: 2011-03-03
14.

In Time

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man who comes into a fortune of time, though too late to help his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as 'time keepers'.

Starring: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy, Olivia Wilde, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Galecki, Matt Bomer, Vincent Kartheiser, Yaya DaCosta, Toby Hemingway ..
Directed by: Andrew Niccol
Release date: 2011-10-27
15.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.

Starring: John Hurt, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Toby Jones, Stephen Graham, Ciarán Hinds, Simon McBurney ..
Directed by: Tomas Alfredson
Release date: 2011-09-16
16.

Contagion

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.

Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Marion Cotillard, Laurence Fishburne, Bryan Cranston, Sanaa Lathan, Jennifer Ehle, Daria Strokous ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 2011-09-08
17.

Unknown

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn, Bruno Ganz, Frank Langella, Sebastian Koch, Olivier Schneider, Stipe Erceg, Rainer Bock ..
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
Release date: 2011-02-16
18.

Hanna

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Raised by her father, an ex-CIA agent, in the wilds of Finland, Hanna's upbringing has been geared to making her the perfect assassin. Sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys across Europe, eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence operative. As she nears her ultimate target, Hanna faces startling revelations about her existence.

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Vicky Krieps, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hollander, John Macmillan, Tim Beckmann, Paul Birchard, Christian Malcolm, Jamie Beamish ..
Directed by: Joe Wright
Release date: 2011-04-07
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19.

A Study in Pink (Unaired Pilot)

5.5
8.7/10 IMDB

Invalided home from the war in Afghanistan, Dr. John Watson becomes roommates with the world's only "consulting detective," Sherlock Holmes. Within a day their friendship is forged and several murders are solved.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs, Phil Davis, Jonathan Aris, Louise Brealey, Zawe Ashton, Joseph Long, David Nellist ..
Directed by: Coky Giedroyc
Release date: 2011-06-05
20.

Take Shelter

5.5
7.3/10 IMDB

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

Starring: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Katy Mixon, Shea Whigham, Ray McKinnon, Tova Stewart, Natasha Randall, Ron Kennard, Scott Knisley, Robert Longstreet ..
Directed by: Jeff Nichols
Release date: 2011-09-30
21.

Killer Joe

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

A cop who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Thomas Haden Church, Gina Gershon, Juno Temple, Marc Macaulay, Gralen Bryant Banks, Carol Sutton, Danny Epper, Jeff Galpin ..
Directed by: William Friedkin
Release date: 2011-09-10
22.

You're Next

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

Starring: Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Margaret Laney, Amy Seimetz, Ti West, Rob Moran, Barbara Crampton ..
Directed by: Adam Wingard
Release date: 2011-09-10
23.

Colombiana

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

After witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, Cataleya Restrepo grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she hopes will lead her to her ultimate target: the mobster responsible for her parents' death.

Starring: Zoe Saldaña, Cliff Curtis, Callum Blue, Michael Vartan, Lennie James, Amandla Stenberg, Graham McTavish, Jesse Borrego, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Ofelia Medina ..
Directed by: Olivier Megaton
Release date: 2011-07-27
24.

The Mechanic

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when he is ordered to take out his mentor and close friend Harry, Bishop is anything but detached.

Starring: Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland, Mini Anden, Tony Goldwyn, Christa Campbell, Katarzyna Wolejnio, Jeff Chase, Eddie J. Fernandez, John McConnell ..
Directed by: Simon West
Release date: 2011-01-13
25.

Killer Elite

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are plunged into a highly dangerous game of cat and mouse—where the predators become the prey.

Starring: Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro, Dominic Purcell, Yvonne Strahovski, Aden Young, Ben Mendelsohn, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Whiteley, Matt Nable ..
Directed by: Gary McKendry
Release date: 2011-09-22
26.

The Awakening

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Lucy Cohu, Cal Macaninch, John Shrapnel, Diana Kent, Richard Durden, Alfie Field ..
Directed by: Nick Murphy
Release date: 2011-08-17
27.

The Guard

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

When a small-town Irish cop with a crass personality is partnered with a straight-laced FBI agent to bust an international drug-trafficking ring, they must settle their differences in order to take down a dangerous gang.

Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Liam Cunningham, Mark Strong, Katarina ?as, David Wilmot, Rory Keenan, Laurence Kinlan, Dominique McElligott, Sarah Greene ..
Directed by: John Michael McDonagh
Release date: 2011-07-07
28.

A Dangerous Method

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.

Starring: Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Sarah Gadon, Vincent Cassel, André Hennicke, Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey, Mignon Remé, Mareike Carrière, Franziska Arndt ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 2011-09-30
29.

Johnny English Reborn

5.1
6.3/10 IMDB

The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on Johnny English to save the day. Armed with the latest high-tech weaponry and gadgets that would make even James Bond jealous, the once-disgraced agent uncovers evidence of a massive conspiracy involving some of the world's most powerful organisations, and vows to redeem his tarnished reputation by stopping the killers before they can strike.

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Dominic West, Gillian Anderson, Rosamund Pike, Daniel Kaluuya, Tim McInnerny, Stephen Campbell Moore, Mariella Frostrup, Richard Schiff, Rupert Vansittart ..
Directed by: Oliver Parker
Release date: 2011-09-15
30.

I Am Number Four

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly normal teen John Smith never gets too comfortable in the same identity, and along with his guardian, Henri, he is constantly moving from town to town. With each passing day, John gains a stronger grasp on his extraordinary new powers, and his bond to the beings that share his fantastic fate grows stronger.

Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron, Callan McAuliffe, Jake Abel, Kevin Durand, Garrett M. Brown, Patrick Sebes, Emily Wickersham ..
Directed by: D. J. Caruso
Release date: 2011-02-18
31.

The Thing

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Trond Espen Seim, Kim Bubbs, Jørgen Langhelle, Jan Gunnar Røise, Stig Henrik Hoff ..
Directed by: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.
Release date: 2011-10-12
32.

Sucker Punch

5.1
6.0/10 IMDB

A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.

Starring: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Carla Gugino, Oscar Isaac, Richard Cetrone, Jon Hamm, Scott Glenn ..
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Release date: 2011-03-24
33.

The Devil's Double

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.

Starring: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Raad Rawi, Mehmet Ferda, Philip Quast, Mimoun Oaïssa, Khalid Laith, Nasser Memarzia, Dar Salim, Pano Masti ..
Directed by: Lee Tamahori
Release date: 2011-02-11
34.

Dream House

5.0
6.0/10 IMDB

Publisher Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby, and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered there, and the surviving husband is the town's prime suspect. With help from a neighbor who was close to the murdered family, Will pieces together a horrifying chain of events.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz, Marton Csokas, Elias Koteas, Taylor Geare, Claire Geare, Rachel G. Fox, Jane Alexander, Brian Murray ..
Directed by: Jim Sheridan
Release date: 2011-09-29
35.

Blitz

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.

Starring: Jason Statham, Paddy Considine, Aidan Gillen, Zawe Ashton, Luke Evans, David Morrissey, Ron Donachie, Joe Dempsie, Elly Fairman, Ned Dennehy ..
Directed by: Elliott Lester
Release date: 2011-05-20
36.

Grave Encounters

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.

Starring: Sean Rogerson, Juan Riedinger, Ashleigh Gryzko, Mackenzie Gray, Arthur Corber, Ben Wilkinson, Michele Cummins, Luis Javier, Shawn Macdonald, Merwin Mondesir ..
Directed by: Stuart Ortiz, Colin Minihan
Release date: 2011-09-09
37.

The Rite

5.0
6.0/10 IMDB

Seminary student Michael Kovak reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, uncovering the devil’s reach even to one of the holiest places on Earth.

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Colin O'Donoghue, Alice Braga, Toby Jones, Ciarán Hinds, Rutger Hauer, Marta Gastini, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Arianna Veronesi, Andrea Calligari ..
Directed by: Mikael Håfström
Release date: 2011-01-28
38.

Martha Marcy May Marlene

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

After several years of living with a cult, Martha finally escapes and calls her estranged sister, Lucy, for help. Martha finds herself at the quiet Connecticut home Lucy shares with her new husband, Ted, but the memories of what she experienced in the cult make peace hard to find. As flashbacks continue to torment her, Martha fails to shake a terrible sense of dread, especially in regard to the cult's manipulative leader.

Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, John Hawkes, Sarah Paulson, Hugh Dancy, Brady Corbet, Maria Dizzia, Julia Garner, Louisa Krause, Christopher Abbott, Adam David Thompson ..
Directed by: Sean Durkin
Release date: 2011-06-10
39.

Cowboys & Aliens

4.9
6.0/10 IMDB

A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of cowboys, outlaws, and Apache warriors against a common enemy from beyond this world in an epic showdown for survival.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, Sam Rockwell, Walton Goggins, Clancy Brown, Keith Carradine, Adam Beach, Paul Dano, Ana de la Reguera ..
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Release date: 2011-07-29
40.

Machine Gun Preacher

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

The true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker who finds God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been kidnapped and pressed into duty as soldiers.

Starring: Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Kathy Baker, Richard Goteri, Peter Carey, Barbara Coven, Michael Shannon, Ryann Campos, Madeline Carroll, Mandalynn Carlson ..
Directed by: Marc Forster
Release date: 2011-09-23
41.

The Hunter

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Frances O'Connor, Sam Neill, Jacek Koman, Callan Mulvey, Dan Wyllie, Sullivan Stapleton, Morgan Davies, Finn Woodlock, Jamie Timony ..
Directed by: Daniel Nettheim
Release date: 2011-10-06
42.

Anonymous

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.

Starring: Jamie Campbell Bower, Rhys Ifans, David Thewlis, Joely Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave, Sebastian Armesto, Rafe Spall, Edward Hogg, Xavier Samuel, Sam Reid ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 2011-10-21
43.

Battle: Los Angeles

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

When once distant UFOs become a terrifying threat attacking Earth, a Marine staff sergeant and his team take it upon themselves to face the enemy and protect what remains of the planet.

Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Ramón Rodríguez, Will Rothhaar, Cory Hardrict, Jim Parrack, Gino Anthony Pesi, Ne-Yo, James Hiroyuki Liao, Bridget Moynahan, Noel Fisher ..
Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman
Release date: 2011-03-08
44.

Page Eight

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Johnny is a long-serving MI5 officer. His boss dies suddenly, leaving behind an inexplicable file which threatens the stability of the organisation.

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Felicity Jones, Tom Hughes, Judy Davis, Rakhee Thakrar, Saskia Reeves, Ewen Bremner ..
Directed by: David Hare
Release date: 2011-08-28
45.

The Three Musketeers

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Orlando Bloom, Logan Lerman, Ray Stevenson, Matthew Macfadyen, Luke Evans, Mads Mikkelsen, Christoph Waltz, Freddie Fox, Gabriella Wilde ..
Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson
Release date: 2011-08-31
46.

Priest

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

In an alternate world, humanity and vampires have warred for centuries. After the last Vampire War, the veteran Warrior Priest lives in obscurity with other humans inside one of the Church's walled cities. When the Priest's niece is kidnapped by vampires, the Priest breaks his vows to hunt them down. He is accompanied by the niece's boyfriend, who is a wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess.

Starring: Paul Bettany, Karl Urban, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Lily Collins, Stephen Moyer, Mädchen Amick, Brad Dourif, Christopher Plummer, Alan Dale ..
Directed by: Scott Stewart
Release date: 2011-05-05
47.

Haywire

4.7
5.8/10 IMDB

A black ops soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and left for dead.

Starring: Gina Carano, Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, Bill Paxton, Channing Tatum, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas, Michael Angarano, Mathieu Kassovitz, Eddie J. Fernandez ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 2011-11-01
48.

Snowtown

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.

Starring: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris, Frank Cwertniak, Matthew Howard, Marcus Howard, Anthony Groves, Richard Green, Aaron Viergever, Beau Gosling ..
Directed by: Justin Kurzel
Release date: 2011-05-16
49.

Red Riding Hood

4.7
5.4/10 IMDB

Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by a werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon, to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them.

Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Julie Christie, Lukas Haas, Virginia Madsen, Shauna Kain, Michael Hogan ..
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Release date: 2011-03-11
50.

The Ledge

4.6
6.5/10 IMDB

A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills.

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Charlie Hunnam, Terrence Howard, Jaqueline Fleming, Mike Pniewski, Jillian Batherson, Dean J. West, Amber Gaiennie, Katia Gomez ..
Directed by: Matthew Chapman
Release date: 2011-05-06

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