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Pulp Fiction (1994)

Pulp Fiction
★★★★
★★★★
3.6 out of 4 stars

From Quentin Tarantino, starring John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis
Rated R

Pulp Fiction is an American crime film directed and written by Quentin Tarantino. The film follows the lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife and a pair of diner bandits. The stories intertwine in violent and mysterious ways as the characters face danger and moral dilemmas. The film features an ensemble cast including John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, and Harvey Keitel. The dark comedy and crime thriller elements of the film, interspersed with nonlinear storytelling, are accentuated by a soundtrack of 1960s and 1970s pop songs. The film was a critical and commercial success, receiving seven Academy Award nominations including Best Picture and Best Director. It was the first independent film to gross more than $200 million at the U.S. box office and remains one of the most influential films of the 1990s.

Léon: The Professional (1994)

Léon: The Professional
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Luc Besson, starring Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello
Rated R

Léon: The Professional is a 1994 French action thriller written and directed by Luc Besson. The film follows the story of a professional hitman, Leon (Jean Reno), and a young girl, Mathilda (Natalie Portman), whose parents have been killed by corrupt DEA agents. Leon reluctantly agrees to take Mathilda under his wing and teach her the ways of the assassin trade. As Mathilda learns to take revenge for her slain family, she and Leon develop a strong bond. Together, they must fight off the corrupt DEA agents who are determined to take down Leon and his associates. The film is a unique blend of action, violence, and emotion that ultimately celebrates the resilience of the human spirit.

No Country for Old Men (2007)

No Country for Old Men
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson
Rated R

No Country for Old Men is a 2007 American neo-Western crime thriller film directed by the Coen brothers and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin. The film is based on Cormac McCarthy's 2005 novel of the same name. Set in 1980s West Texas, the story follows three characters: Llewelyn Moss (Brolin), a local hunter and Vietnam veteran who discovers a large amount of cash in the desert; Anton Chigurh (Bardem), a psychopathic hitman sent to retrieve the money; and Sheriff Ed Tom Bell (Jones), who attempts to track down both of them. The film follows Moss as he attempts to evade Chigurh and keep the money, while Bell attempts to capture Chigurh and stop the violence. The film explores themes of fate, morality, and the consequences of violence. The Coen brothers' screenplay was based on McCarthy's novel, and the Coens' direction was noted for its faithfulness to the novel's plot and structure, capturing the bleakness of the west Texas landscape. No Country for Old Men was a commercial and critical success, winning four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Bardem

In Bruges (2008)

In Bruges
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Martin McDonagh, starring Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds, Elizabeth Berrington
Rated R

In Bruges is a darkly comedic film about two hitmen, Ray (Colin Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson), who, after a botched job, are sent by their boss Harry (Ralph Fiennes) to the Belgium city of Bruges to lay low until further notice. As the two men explore the city, they find themselves in a variety of situations that challenge their moral code and beliefs. Ray, an experienced hitman, dreams of returning to London while Ken, a recent recruit to the profession, is content with his stay in Bruges and its medieval beauty. Through their conversations and interactions, the two men come to terms with their past mistakes and ultimately, come to terms with their own mortality.

The Killer (1989)

The Killer
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From John Woo, starring Chow Yun-Fat, Danny Lee, Sally Yeh, Kong Chu
Rated R

The Killer is a 1989 Hong Kong action-thriller directed by John Woo. It stars Chow Yun-Fat as Hon Sam, a hired killer who unknowingly blinds a singing waitress while attempting to kill a crime lord. He then embarks on a quest to redeem himself by helping the woman he injured. Along the way, he must also evade capture by the police who are determined to bring him to justice. The film is known for its intense action sequences and its exploration of the nature of honor and loyalty. It is widely credited with popularizing the heroic bloodshed genre of Hong Kong cinema and has become a classic of the genre.

The Day of the Jackal (1973)

The Day of the Jackal
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Fred Zinnemann, starring Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair, Alan Badel
Rated PG

The Day of the Jackal is a 1973 British suspense/thriller film directed by Fred Zinnemann, based on the 1971 novel of the same name by Frederick Forsyth. The film follows a professional assassin known as "The Jackal" (Edward Fox) as he is hired by the OAS (Organisation de l'armée secrète) to assassinate Charles de Gaulle, the President of France. The film follows the Jackal as he meticulously plans and executes his mission, while a tenacious police inspector (Michael Lonsdale) attempts to discover his true identity and stop him in time. As the Jackal's plan inches closer to fruition, the race to stop him becomes more intense, culminating in a thrilling climax.

Fallen Angels (1995)

Fallen Angels
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Kar-Wai Wong, starring Leon Lai, Michelle Reis, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Charlie Yeung
Rated Not Rated

Fallen Angels is a 1995 Hong Kong drama film directed by Kar-Wai Wong. The film follows the story of two outcasts in the underworld of Hong Kong. The film's main characters are the hitman, played by Leon Lai, and the thief, played by Michelle Reis. The two characters are strangers, yet they are connected in a strange way. Along the way, they experience a series of surreal events and poignant moments. In the end, they learn to accept each other's differences and strive to find a place in society. The film is known for its unique cinematography and its depiction of a complex and sometimes violent underworld.

Collateral (2004)

Collateral
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Michael Mann, starring Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo
Rated R

Collateral is a 2004 action thriller film directed by Michael Mann. The story follows a taxi driver (Jamie Foxx) who is unexpectedly taken hostage by a contract killer (Tom Cruise) and forced to drive him around Los Angeles to complete a series of targets. As the night progresses, the driver finds himself in a moral dilemma, pitted between the killer's deadly agenda and the lives of the innocent people whose paths he crosses. Along the way, he is aided by a police detective (Jada Pinkett Smith) who is trying to track down the hitman and prevent further bloodshed. Ultimately, it is up to the taxi driver to decide whether or not to sacrifice himself to save countless lives.

John Wick (2014)

John Wick
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Chad Stahelski, David Leitch, starring Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe
Rated R

The American Friend (1977)

The American Friend
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Wim Wenders, starring Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain
Rated Not Rated

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

John Wick: Chapter 2
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Chad Stahelski, starring Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose
Rated R

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Chad Stahelski, starring Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane, Laurence Fishburne
Rated R

Exiled (2006)

Exiled
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Johnnie To, starring Nick Cheung, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Francis Ng, Simon Yam
Rated R

The Hit (1984)

The Hit
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Frears, starring Freddie Stuart, Ralph Brown, A.J. Clarke, Terence Stamp
Rated R

The Killers (1964)

The Killers
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Don Siegel, starring Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, Clu Gulager
Rated Passed

On the Job (2013)

On the Job
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Erik Matti, starring Piolo Pascual, Gerald Anderson, Joel Torre, Joey Marquez
Rated Not Rated

Fulltime Killer (2001)

Fulltime Killer
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai, starring Andy Lau, Takashi Sorimachi, Kelly Lin, Simon Yam
Rated R

The Mechanic (1972)

The Mechanic
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Michael Winner, starring Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn, Jill Ireland
Rated PG

The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

The Long Kiss Goodnight
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Renny Harlin, starring Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima, Craig Bierko
Rated R

The Iceman (2012)

The Iceman
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Ariel Vromen, starring Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, James Franco, Winona Ryder
Rated R

Run All Night (2015)

Run All Night
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Jaume Collet-Serra, starring Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Joel Kinnaman, Vincent D'Onofrio
Rated R

The Magician (2005)

The Magician
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Scott Ryan, starring Scott Ryan, Ben Walker, Massimiliano Andrighetto, Kane Mason
Rated TV-MA

Bangkok Dangerous (2000)

Bangkok Dangerous
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang, starring Pawarith Monkolpisit, Premsinee Ratanasopha, Patharawarin Timkul, Pisek Intrakanchit
Rated R

Vengeance (2009)

Vengeance
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Johnnie To, starring Johnny Hallyday, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Simon Yam, Suet Lam
Rated Not Rated

The Suicide Theory (2014)

The Suicide Theory
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Dru Brown, starring Steve Mouzakis, Leon Cain, Joss McWilliam, Matthew Scully
Rated R

 



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