Thriller

Pociag / Night Train (1959) Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Lucyna Winnicka, Leon Niemczyk, Teresa Szmigielówna, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Two strangers, Jerzy (Leon Niemczyk) and Marta (Lucyna Winnicka), accidentally end up holding tickets for the same sleeping chamber on an overnight train to the Baltic Sea coast. While handsome, well dressed and rather laconic, Jerzy seems ill at ease, while Marta is not talkative and would prefer to be alone. Staszek (Zbigniew Cybulski) is a student and Marta’s spurned lover, and will not leave her alone. When the police enter the train in search of a murderer on the lam, rumors fly and everything seems to point toward one of the main characters as the culprit.

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Le dernier des six / The Last One of the Six (1941) Georges Lacombe, Pierre Fresnay, Michèle Alfa, Suzy Delair, Mystery, Thriller

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Six friends who have won a large sum of money decide to split their fortune and reunite in five years to share all the money they will have earned in the meantime. When the time comes, one of them gets killed on his way back to France. Another gets shot and his body disappears. Police inspector Wens (Pierre Fresnay) has to solve the case before all six succumb to the mysterious killer.

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The Night Has Eyes (1942) Leslie Arliss, James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Mary Clare, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of Stephen, one-time pianist shellshocked in the Spanish Civil War. Doris flees as soon as the flood subsides; but Marian’s suspicions about Evelyn’s fate, in conflict with her growing love for Stephen, prompt her to stay on among the misty bogs.

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La punta del iceberg / The tip of the iceberg (2016) David Cánovas, Maribel Verdú, Carmelo Gómez, Fernando Cayo, Thriller

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A large multinational company is shaken by the suicide of three employees. The company sends a directive, Sofia Cuevas, to conduct an internal investigation. She discovers an unhealthy work environment: a pathogenic form of management where the individual is relegated to a minor role and only priority is the bottom line. But, what are the real reasons that lead a man to suicide in his job?

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Rundskop / Bullhead (2011) Michaël R. Roskam, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeroen Perceval, Jeanne Dandoy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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In Sint-Truiden, cattle farmer Jacky visits a distant relative and intimidates him into selling cows. In the local area, a mafia deals in illegal hormones and controls the cattle and meat trade. The farmers sell cows to the mafia, who inject the cows with hormones and the cows are made into food. We soon learn that Jacky is injecting himself with steroids intended for cattle.

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Action in Arabia (1944) Léonide Moguy, George Sanders, Virginia Bruce, Lenore Aubert, Drama, Romance, Thriller

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Michael Gordon, star reporter with a nose for trouble, is heading home after completing a difficult assignment in Iraq. On a Damascus stopover he relays a tip to a fellow American newsman who subsequently ends up in a local camel market with a knife in his back. Even though everyone, including the American legation, seems to want Gordon to leave the country, he feels obliged to find his friend’s murderer. Among the red herrings he must sort through in the “World’s Oldest City” are an informing card cheat, a beautiful femme fatale, an enigmatic hotel owner, a Frenchman with two aliases, and several sinister Arabs. In short order, Gordon foils Nazi plots to unite the Arab tribes against the Allies and help the Germans seize the Suez Canal.

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Oedipus orca (1977) Eriprando Visconti, Rena Niehaus, Gabriele Ferzetti, Carmen Scarpitta, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Erotic

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Alice is brought back to her family after she is rescued from the men that kidnap her, but her nightmare is far from over since she continues to have constant flashbacks of her ordeal. She resents her parents because she believes they wouldn’t pay for her ransom, since that is what she heard her captors say through a wall when she was kidnapped. Coming back to normal life is not easy for her because she has to deal with her parents, her boyfriend, and mix feelings she had for one of the captors that she had sex with in order to survive.

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