Funny Games - Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic “games” with one another for their own amusement.
Wolf Creek (2005) – Three stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive.
The Divide (2011) - Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
V for Vendetta (2005) - A shadowy freedom fighter known only as “V” uses terrorist tactics to fight against his totalitarian society. Upon rescuing a girl from the secret police, he also finds his best chance at having an ally.
Compliance (2012) - When a prank caller convinces a fast food restaurant manager to interrogate an innocent young employee, no-one is left unharmed.
Chained (2012) - Bob, a cab-driving serial killer who stalks his prey on the city streets alongside his reluctant protégé Tim, who must make a life or death choice between following in Bob’s footsteps or breaking free from his captor.
Manhattan (1979) - A divorced New Yorker currently dating a high-schooler brings himself to look for love in the mistress of his best friend instead.
A vampire epidemic has swept across America and it’s up to Mister, a death dealing, rogue vampire hunter, to get his young accomplice Martin safely north to Canada, the continent’s New Eden.
Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.
This review is part of my IMDB Top 250 Films project and has been kindly done by Eric, please be sure to check out his site and read on for his excellent review.
Strangers on a Train (1951) - A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder…a theory that he plans to implement.