Description:When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Description:Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.
, Joel Coen
Stars:Tommy Lee Jones
, Javier Bardem
, Josh Brolin
, Woody Harrelson
Tags:Black ComedyViolenceGangsterNeo NoirBased On NovelTragedyRevengeHitmanSerial KillerGood Versus EvilVoice Over Narration
Description:When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion decides to take a shower.
, Vera Miles
, John Gavin
, Janet Leigh
Tags:National Film RegistryViolenceCult FilmBased On NovelBreaking The Fourth WallFamily RelationshipsAfiInsanityGood Versus EvilVoice Over NarrationMurder SuspectMissing PersonBlockbuster
Description:A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
, Justin Theroux
, Josh Lucas
, Bill Sage
Tags:Black ComedyViolenceMultiple Personality DisorderCult FilmInvestigationNeo NoirBased On NovelDetectiveSatireChristmasRevengeInsanitySerial KillerFriendshipF RatedVoice Over NarrationMissing Person
Description:An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead -- and him unscathed. Is he truly unbreakable? The answer could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his bones as fragile as glass.
Director:M. Night Shyamalan
, Samuel L. Jackson
, Robin Wright
, Spencer Treat Clark
Tags:Plot TwistCult FilmSuperheroSerial KillerGood Versus EvilBlockbuster
Description:Austin's hottest DJ, Jungle Julia, sets out into the night to unwind with her two friends Shanna and Arlene. Covertly tracking their moves is Stuntman Mike, a scarred rebel leering from behind the wheel of his muscle car, revving just feet away.
, Zoë Bell
, Rosario Dawson
, Vanessa Ferlito
Tags:Black ComedyViolenceBreaking The Fourth WallMultiple PerspectivesRevengePsychopathic KillerFriendshipF Rated
Description:A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Description:Former FBI agent Will Graham, who was once nearly killed by the savage Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter now has no choice but to face him again. It seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer, Francis Dolarhyde -- but can he be trusted?
, Edward Norton
, Ralph Fiennes
, Harvey Keitel
Tags:ViolenceInvestigationNeo NoirBased On NovelTragedyInsanitySerial KillerGood Versus Evil
Description:Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of eighteenth century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.
Description:A woman named Susan receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband — a man she left 20 years earlier — asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a math professor whose family vacation turns violent.
Description:Tom Ripley is a charismatic sociopath who makes his way in mid-'50s New York as a rest room attendant and pianist. His skill however is in impersonating other people, forging handwriting and running second-rate scams. Unhappy with his own life, he kills and takes on the persona of somebody else.
Description:When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.
, Harry Guardino
, Reni Santoni
, John Vernon
Tags:InvestigationMixed Martial ArtsSerial KillerGood Versus Evil
Description:Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime.
, Farley Granger
, Edith Evanson
, Douglas Dick
Tags:Experimental FilmCult FilmBased On True StoryBased On PlayMinimal CastFriendship
Description:After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
, Nicole Kidman
, David Alford
, Matthew Goode
Tags:Nonlinear TimelineHigh SchoolVoice Over Narration
Description:When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the tight-knit clan, giving them until the next day to survive.
, Tim Roth
, Michael Pitt
, Brady Corbet
Tags:ViolenceDark HumorBreaking The Fourth WallFamily RelationshipsInsanitySerial Killer
Description:Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection of dead husbands.
, Raul Julia
, Christopher Lloyd
, Joan Cusack
Tags:Black ComedyCult FilmFamily RelationshipsBased On Comic Book
Description:FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer. This film is based on the novel "Red Dragon" and predates all the later films with Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter.
, Kim Greist
, Joan Allen
, Brian Cox
Tags:Criminal MastermindViolenceCult FilmInvestigationNeo NoirBased On NovelDetectiveInsanitySerial KillerPsychopathic KillerGood Versus Evil
Description:Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.
, Jung-woo Ha
, Yeong-hie Seo
, Yoo-Jeong Kim
Tags:ViolenceInvestigationBased On True StoryDetectiveRevenge
Description:Susan wants to work in television and will therefore do anything it takes, even if it means killing her husband. A very dark comedy from independent director Gus Van Sant with a brilliant Nicole Kidman in the leading role.
Description:An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.
, Sam Neill
, Billy Zane
, Rod Mullinar
Description:Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor.
, Gene Bervoets
, Johanna ter Steege
, Gwen Eckhaus
Tags:Cult FilmPsycho ThrillerBased On NovelFamily RelationshipsSerial KillerRoad TripMissing Person
Description:Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry; the "guy-next-door" and the serial killer.
, Michael Rooker
, Anne Bartoletti
, Elizabeth Kaden
Description:A psychopathic criminal (Cagney) with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and then leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. After the heist, events take a crazy turn.
, Virginia Mayo
, Edmond O'Brien
, Margaret Wycherly
Tags:National Film RegistryCourtroomHeistTough GuyCult FilmGangsterDetectiveRevengeBetrayalInsanity
Description:A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the ...
, Blanca Guerra
, Guy Stockwell
, Thelma Tixou
Description:Based upon the true story of Bruce Johnston Sr., his son, and his brothers; together, they constituted one of suburban Philadelphia's most notorious crime families during the 1970's. Their criminal activities ranged from burglary, theft... and ultimately, murder.
, Christopher Walken
, Mary Stuart Masterson
, Chris Penn
Tags:ViolenceCourtroomBased On True StoryNeo NoirHigh School
Description:A writer meets a young socialite on board a train. The two fall in love and are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them.
Description:A British crime drama based on the book by Ludovic Kennedy. The film dramatises the case of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.
, Judy Geeson
, John Hurt
, Pat Heywood
Description:Centring on the activities of a gang of assorted criminals and, in particular, their leader – a vicious young hoodlum known as "Pinkie" – the film's main thematic concern is the criminal underbelly evident in inter-war Brighton.
, Hermione Baddeley
, William Hartnell
, Harcourt Williams