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Thriller movie research

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    • Thrillers In the PowerPoint it includes the films : Release dates Budgets Synopsis Posters Charters (Actor/Actresses)
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLFG-W7xK7w Derailed Director: Mikael Hafstrom Release Date: 3 February 2006 Main Characters (Protagonists/Antagonists) Clive Owen : Charles Schine Jennifer Aniston : Lucinda Harris Vincent Cassel : LaRoche Box Office Budget: $22,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: $12,211,986 (USA) (13 November 2005) (2443 Screens) Gross: $36,024,076 (USA) (16 February 2006) Synopsis : Charles is worn down by his home life where he and his wife struggle to cope with the demands their daughter's illness, and his job. When he meets Lucinda on the train to work in Chicago, there is an immediate spark between them. Soon they are doing lunch; dinner and drinks follow. This leads to an adulterous rendezvous in an hotel. But no sooner have they torn each others' clothes off than their room is invaded by a thief who beats Charles and rapes Lucinda because of the illicit nature of their relationship, Charles is reluctant to go to the Police and soon finds himself powerless to resist the every demand of the thief. Certificate : 15
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPyVBO2rRyg The prestige Main Characters (Protagonists/Antagonists) Hugh Jackman : Robert Angier Christian Bale : Alfred Borden Michael caine : Cutter Box Office Budget: $40,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: $14,801,808 (USA) (22 October 2006) (2281 Screens) Gross: $53,082,743 (USA) (4 February 2007) Director: Christopher Nolan Release Date: 10 November 2006 (UK) Synopsis : In the end of the Nineteenth Century, in London, Robert Angier, his beloved wife Julia McCullough and Alfred Borden are friends and assistants of a magician. When Julia accidentally dies during a performance, Robert blames Alfred for her death and they become enemies. Both become famous and rival magicians, sabotaging the performance of the other on the stage. When Alfred performs a successful trick, Robert becomes obsessed trying to disclose the secret of his competitor with tragic consequences Certificate : 12A
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGWvwjZ0eDc Director: Martin Scorsese Release Date: 6 October 2006 (UK) Main Characters (Protagonists/Antagonists) Leonardo DiCaprio : Bill costigan Matt Damon : Colin Sullivan Jack Nicholson : Frank Costello Mark Wahlberg : Staff Sgt. Dignam Budget: $90,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: $26,887,467 (USA) (8 October 2006) (3017 Screens) Gross: $132,373,442 (USA) (18 March 2007 Synopsis : In South Boston, the state police force is waging war on Irish-American organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Frank Costello. While Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the state police as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy-and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself. But is either willing to turn on the friends and comrades they've made during their long stints undercover? Certificate : 18 The Departed
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Cb3ik6zP2I Director: Stanley Kubrick Release Date: 23 May 1980 (USA) Main Characters (Protagonists/Antagonists) Jack Nicholson : Jack Torrance Shelly Duvall : Wendy Torrance Synopsis : A man, his son and wife become the winter caretakers of an isolated hotel where Danny, the son, sees disturbing visions of the hotel's past using a telepathic gift known as "The Shining". The father, Jack Torrance, is underway in a writing project when he slowly slips into insanity as a result of cabin fever and former guests of the hotels ghost's. After being convinced by a waiter's ghost to "correct" the family, Jack goes completely insane. The only thing that can save Danny and his mother is "The Shining". Box Office Budget: $22,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: $622,337 (USA) (26 May 1980) (10 Screens) Gross: $622,337 (USA) (26 May 1980) Certificate : 18 The Shining
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2sDw-XBuKc The Sixth Sense Director: M. Night Shyamalan Release Date: 5 November 1999 (UK) Main Characters (Protagonists/Antagonists) Bruce Willis : Dr. Malcolm Crowe Haley Joel Osment : Cole Sear Toni Collette : Lynn sear Olivia Williams : Anne Crowe Synopsis : Malcom Crowe is a child psychologist who receives an award on the same night that he is visited by a very unhappy ex-patient. After this encounter, Crowe takes on the task of curing a young boy with the same ills as the ex-patient. This boy "sees dead people". Crowe spends a lot of time with the boy (Cole) much to the dismay of his wife. Cole's mom is at her wit's end with what to do about her son's increasing problems. Crowe is the boy's only hope. Box Office Budget: $55,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: $26,681,262 (USA) (8 August 1999) (2161 Screens) Gross: $293,501,675 (USA) (14 May 2000) Certificate : 15
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWCAf-xLV2k Director: Jonathan Demme Release Date: 31 May 1991 (UK) Main Characters (Protagonists/Antagonists) Joodie Foster : Clarice starling Scott Glenn : Jack Crawford Anthony Hopkins : Dr. Hannibal Lecter Synopsis : Young FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist. FBI agent Jack Crawford believes that Lecter who is also a very powerful and clever mind manipulator have the answers to their questions to help locate the killer. Clarice must first try and gain Lecter's confidence before he is to give away any information Box Office Budget: $19,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: $13,766,814 (USA) (15 February 1991) (1497 Screens) Gross: $130,719,208 (USA) (6 October 1991) Certificate : 18 The Silence of the Lambs
    • The Step father Director: Nelson McCormick Release Date: 11 December 2009 (UK) Main Characters (Protagonists/Antagonists) Dylan Walsh : David Harris Sela Ward : Susan Harding Penn Badgley : Michael Harding Amber Heard : Kelly Porter Synopsis : Michael returns home from military school to find his mother happily in love and living with her new boyfriend. As the two men get to know each other, he becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand. Opening Weekend: $11,581,586 (USA) (18 October 2009) (2734 Screens) Gross: $28,802,131 (USA) (15 November 2009) Certificate : 15
    • Let Me In Director: Matt Reeves Release Date: 5 November 2010 (UK) Main Characters (Protagonists/Antagonists) Kodi Smit-McPhee : Owen Chloe Moretz : Abby Richard Jenkins : The father Cara Buono : Owens Mother Synopsis : A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. Opening Weekend: $5,147,479 (USA) (4 October 2010) (2021 Screens) Gross: $9,171,419 (USA) (10 October 2010) Certificate : 15
    • Director: D.J. Caruso Release Date: 14 September 2007 (UK) Disturbia Main Characters (Protagonists/Antagonists) Shia Laeouf : Kale Sarah Roemer : Ashley Carrie-Anne Moss : Julie David Morse : Mr. Turner Synopsis : After his father is killed in a car accident, things unravel for Kale Brecht and he is placed under house-arrest for punching his Spanish teacher. Having nothing better to do, Kale occupies himself by spying on his neighbors. But one night, he witnesses what appears to be a murder going on in Mr. Turner's house. Kale becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth behind these murders but, after a few unsettling run-ins with Mr. Turner, it becomes a matter of life and death. And the ominous question: Who is watching who? Budget: $20,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: $23,025,000 (USA) (15 April 2007) (2925 Screens) Gross: $80,050,171 (USA) (29 July 2007) Certificate : 15
    • Director: Juan Antonio Bayona Release Date: 21 March 2008 (UK) Main Characters (Protagonists/Antagonists) Belen Rueda : Laura Fernando Cayo Roger Pricep : Simon Synopsis : The former orphan Laura raises her adopted son Simón with her husband Carlos in an old house and former orphanage where she was raised. Simón is HIV positive and tells Laura that he has five invisible friends, and she believes they are fruit of his imagination. Laura decides to reopen an orphanage for handicapped children in the location and during the opening party, Simón calls her to show the little cabin of his friend Tomás. The busy Laura does not gives much attention to her son; then she sees a mysterious masked boy and Simón vanishes. Laura feels the presence of other persons in the house and months later, the desperate Laura invites a team of parapsychologists to try to unravel the mystery. Box Office Opening Weekend: $338,024 (USA) (30 December 2007) (19 Screens) Gross: $7,159,147 (USA) (6 April 2008 Certificate : 15 The Orphanage