Comedy, Horror, Mystery: When a forbidden room in an old bungalow is unbolted, the spirit of a vengeful dancer is unleashed.
Crime, Drama, Mystery: A novice cop is up against a sadistic serial killer with a growing body count. And now it's getting personal.
Crime, Drama, Fantasy: A murderer awaiting execution performs wonders from his prison cell. Even death row can't snuff out all hope.
Action, Adventure, Animated: An evil witch, pigs for parents and a ghost town for a home. The grumpy girl with a stolen name? She's the hero.
Drama, Horror, Mystery: Alfred Hitchcock's landmark masterpiece of the macabre stars Anthony Perkins as the troubled Norman Bates, whose old dark house and adjoining motel are not the place to spend a quiet evening. No one knows that better than Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), the ill-fated traveler whose journey ends in the notorious "shower scene." First a private detective, then Marion's sister (Vera Miles) searches for her, the horror and the suspense mount to a terrifying climax where the mysterious killer is finally revealed.
Crime, Drama, Mystery: Five criminals who sign on for a dangerous heist come up against a notorious underworld kingpin. But does he even exist?
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi: Rival magicians locked in a spiraling duel. Careful with reality in the age of electricity -- it can turn on a dime.
Drama, Mystery, War: Apocalypse Now is Francis Ford Coppola's stunning vision of man's heart of darkness revealed through the madness of the Vietnam War. Inspired by Joseph Conrad's 1902 novella Heart of Darkness (about a steamer journey up a river into the Congo and African jungle - and into the darkest reaches of the human psyche), the film tells the story of US Army assassin Cpt. Willard and his mental and physical mission, to 'terminate' the dangerously-lawless warlord Colonel Kurtz - who has gone AWOL, become a self-appointed god, and rules a band of native warriors in the jungle.
Crime, Drama, Mystery: Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku), the highly influential domestic drama and police procedural from director Akira Kurosawa. Adapting Ed McBain's detective novel King's Ransom, Kurosawa moves effortlessly from compelling race-against-time thriller to exacting social commentary, creating a diabolical treatise on contemporary Japanese society.
Action, Adventure, Animated: The year is 2030 and a war continues to rage on between refugees and the increasing hostile national population. Tensions bubble to the surface as terrorist attacks by the splinter group Individual Eleven wreak havoc on an already fragile Tokyo. We discover that the seemingly random acts of violence are actually a campaign with the most sinister of objectives. With a sadistic intent of mass destruction, will they triumph in victory or discover the gloomy pitfalls of defeat?
Drama, Mystery, Thriller: L.B. Jeffries, a photographer with a broken leg, takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbours during a summer heat wave. But things really hot up when he suspects one neighbour of murdering his invalid wife and burying the body in a flower garden.
Action, Adventure, Crime: On one side is the righteous cop Vikram, who believes in a clear demarcation between good and evil and sees things clearly as black and white. To balance him out, on the other side of the spectrum is the mysterious gangster Vedha, who is worldly wise and does not believe anything to be just simple black and white. The movie is the powerful clash between these two ideologies, represented by two powerhouse performers Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathy. The other characters in the movie form part of the intricate plot that intertwines these two spectrums.
Crime, Drama, Mystery: Based on the hit play by Agatha Christie, Billy Wilder’s Witness for the Prosecution was nominated for six Academy Awards and was reportedly praised by Christie herself as the best adaptation of her work she had seen. When a wealthy widow is found murdered, her married suitor, Leonard Vole (Tyrone Power), is accused of the crime. Vole’s only hope for acquittal is the testimony of his wife (Marlene Dietrich)… but his airtight alibi shatters when she reveals some shocking secrets of her own. Also starring the incredible Charles Laughton in an Oscar® nominated role, Witness for the Prosecution left audiences reeling from its surprise twists and shocking climax, and The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present yet another Billy Wilder masterpiece on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK.
Mystery, Thriller: Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce) remembers everything up to the night his wife was brutally raped and murdered. But since then he has suffered from memory loss. He tracks through time to find out why his wife was killed, storing evidence on scraps of paper and tattooing vital clues on his body. Gradually he begins to piece together a chilling jigsaw of deceit and betrayal in reverse as breathtaking twists and surprising turns rapidly occur in the most challenging, original and critically acclaimed thriller in years.
Drama, Mystery, War: At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.
Drama, Mystery: A young post-graduate faces difficulties with finding employment, and struggles against social inequalities.
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery: By the time he made Ugetsu, Kenji Mizoguchi was already an elder statesman of Japanese cinema, fiercely revered by Akira Kurosawa and other directors of a younger generation. And with this exquisite ghost story, a fatalistic wartime tragedy derived from stories by Akinari Ueda and Guy de Maupassant, he created a touchstone of his art, his long takes and sweeping camera guiding the viewer through a delirious narrative about two villagers whose pursuit of fame and fortune leads them far astray from their loyal wives. Moving between the terrestrial and the otherworldly, Ugetsu reveals essential truths about the ravages of war, the plight of women, and the pride of men. Ugetsu was restored by The Film Foundation and Kadokawa Corporation at Cineric Laboratories in New York. Special thanks to Masahiro Miyajima and Martin Scorsese for their consultation on this restoration. Restoration funding provided by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in association with The Film Foundation and Kadokawa Corporation.
Action, Adventure, Mystery: Being stranded in deep space isn't a game; it's survival of the fittest. And their computer is ready to evolve.
Crime, Drama, Mystery: An acrophobic detective is hired by an old friend to trail his wife who is behaving suspiciously. After he successfully rescues her from a suicidal leap into the San Francisco bay, he finds himself becoming obsessed with the beautiful and troubled woman.
Comedy, Crime, Drama: It's a crime he couldn't have seen coming. But in this world, nothing is as it seems. So who's truly getting blindsided?
Drama, Mystery, War: In the highly-acclaimed suspense thriller Incendies, a mother's dying wish creates a painful puzzle her children are forced to solve. At the reading of their mother's will, twins Jeanne and Simon are given instructions to locate the father they believed was dead and the brother neither knew existed. They travel to the Middle East, to piece together the story of the woman who brought them into the world only to make a shocking discovery.
Crime, Drama, Family: Set in contemporary Iran, A SEPARATION is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer's-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader. When Nader hires a young woman to assist with his father in his wife's absence, he hopes that his life will return to a normal state. However, when he discovers that the new maid has been lying to him, he realizes that there is more on the line than just his marriage.
Action, Adventure, Crime: A mysterious man steps out of a car on a rainy night and enters a house. While it looks like he's the quintessential psycho thriller, 16 details the hunt of this man and a twisted reason for his crimes. 16 Every Detail Counts is the dubbed version of Tamil blockbuster Dhuruvangal Pathiaaru.
Action, Adventure, Crime: A simple, haunting musical phrase whistled offscreen tells us that a young girl will be killed. “Who Is the Murderer?” pleads a nearby placard as serial killer Hans Beckert (Peter Lorre) closes in on little Elsie Beckmann . . . In his harrowing masterwork M, Fritz Lang merges trenchant social commentary with chilling suspense, creating a panorama of private madness and public hysteria that to this day remains the blueprint for the psychological thriller.