American Made is a 2017 American biographical crime film directed by Doug Liman, written by Gary Spinelli and starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Alejandro Edda, Mauricio Mejía, Caleb Landry Jones and Jesse Plemons. The plot focuses on Barry Seal, a former TWA pilot who flew missions for the CIA and became a drug smuggler for the Medellín Cartel in the 1980s. In order to avoid jail time, Seal became an informant for the DEA.
The film has grossed $133 million worldwide against a budget of $50 million and received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised Cruise's performance.
Nominated* for nine Academy Awards*, including Best Picture, produced by Academy Award winner Brian Grazer and directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard**, Apollo 13 stars Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise and Ed Harris in the inspiring and riveting story of the real-life space flight that gripped a nation and changed the world.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a 2016 American superhero film featuring the DC Comics characters Batman and Superman. Directed by Zack Snyder and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, the film is a follow-up to 2013's Man of Steel and is the second installment in the DC Extended Universe. It was written by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer, and features an ensemble cast that includes Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter and Gal Gadot.
Visually spectacular, intensely action-packed and powerfully prophetic since its debut, Blade Runner returns in Ridley Scott’s definitive Final Cut, including extended scenes and never-before-seen special effects. In a signature role as 21st-century detective Rick Deckard, Harrison Ford brings his masculine-yet-vulnerable presence to this stylist noir thriller. In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay, Deckard hunts for fugitive, murderous replicants – and is drawn to a mysterious woman whose secrets may undermine his soul.
Academy Award® winner‡ Gary Oldman gives a “towering performance” (Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair) in acclaimed director Joe Wright’s soaring drama DARKEST HOUR. As Hitler’s forces storm across the European landscape and close in on the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill (Oldman) is elected the new Prime Minister. With his party questioning his every move, and King George VI (Ben Mendelsohn) skeptical of his new political leader, it is up to Churchill to lead his nation and protect them from the most dangerous threat ever seen. Also starring Academy Award® nominee‡‡ Kristin Scott Thomas and Lily James, DARKEST HOUR is a powerful, inspirational drama.
Hold on to your chimichangas, folks. From the studio that brought you all 3 Taken films comes Deadpool, the block-busting, fourth-wall-breaking masterpiece about Marvel comics’ sexiest anti-hero: Me! Go deep inside (I LOVE THAT) my origin story… Typical stuff… Rogue experiment, accelerated healing powers, horrible disfigurement, red spandex, imminent revenge. Directed by overpaid tool Tim Miller, and Starring God’s perfect idiot Ryan Reynolds, Ed Skrein, Morena Baccarin, T.J Miller and Gina Carano, Deadpool is a giddy slice of awesome packed with more twists than my enemies’ intestines and more action than prom night. Amazeballs!
Illumination, who brought moviegoers Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, and the biggest animated hit of 2015, Minions, continues the story of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters-Margo, Edith and Agnes-and the Minions in Despicable Me 3. After he is fired from the Anti-Villian League for failing to take down Balthazar Bratt, the latest bad guy to threaten humanity, Gru finds himself in the midst of a major identity crisis. But when a mysterious stranger shows up to inform Gru that he has a long-lost twin brother-a brother who desperately wishes to follow in his twin's despicable footsteps-one former super-villain will rediscover just how good it feels to be bad.
The year is 1462. Transylvania enjoys peace under the rule of Vlad III (LUKE EVANS, Fast & Furious 6) and his beloved wife, Mirena (SARAH GADON, The Amazing Spider-Man 2). But, a war with the Turks and a pact with a demon are about to change Vlad’s life forever.
Also starring DOMINIC COOPER (Captain America: The First Avenger) and CHARLES DANCE (Game of Thrones), Dracula Untold is a thrilling action-adventure that heralds a pulse-pounding rebirth of the age of monsters – and the origin story of the legendary immortal we have come to fear as the sun sets … Dracula.
DUNKIRK is the highest-grossing World War II film of all time, taking $525 million USD worldwide. Dunkirk received praise for its screenplay, direction, musical score, and cinematography; some critics called it Nolan's best work, and one of the greatest ever war films. At the 75th Golden Globe Awards, the film received nominations for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, and Best Original Score.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2016 fantasy film directed by David Yates. A spin-off of the Harry Potter film series, it was produced and written by J. K. Rowling, in her screenwriting debut, and inspired by her book of the same name. Set in 1920s New York, the film stars Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander with Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo, Ron Perlman and Colin Farrell in supporting roles. It is the first instalment in the Fantastic Beasts series, and the ninth overall in J. K. Rowling's Wizarding World, the franchise that began with the Harry Potter films.
Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez lead an all-star cast as the global blockbuster franchise delivers its most action-packed, high-octane adrenaline rush yet in Fast & Furious 8. Now that Don (Diesel) and Letty (Rodriguez) are married and Brian and Mia have retired from the game – and the rest of the crew has been exonerated – the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman (Oscar winner Charlize Theron) seduces Don into the world of crime he can’t seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test the as never before.
From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, our elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world’s stage…and to bring home the man who made them a family.
From Nicholas Pileggi’s true-life best-seller Wiseguy, GoodFellas explores the criminal life like no other movie. Directed and cowritten by Martin Scorsese, it was judged 1990’s Best Picture by the New York, Los Angeles and National Societies of Film Critics and named to the American Film Institute’s Top-100 American Films List. Electrifying performances abound, and from a standout cast that includes Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco and Paul Sorvino, Joe Pesci walked off with the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award. It “bristles with passion, wit and style” and endures as “an American class” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone).