Thriller

Firecracker / Naked Fist (1981) Cirio H. Santiago, Jillian Kesner, Darby Hinton, Rey Malonzo, Action, Drama, Thriller

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Martial arts expert Susanne arrives in the Philippines in search of her missing sister. After a little homework, she infiltrates an dope peddling organization and falls for the mob’s top ass-kicker, only to find out her sister isn’t missing, but dead, and her new beau’s behind it! Revenge is sweet in this Cirio Santiago film with a surprising amount of brutal impalements, not to mention a buzzsaw to the face and some sexy knife action. Our girl Susanne gets attacked at the worst times, too. She fights a group of thugs in her underwear TWICE, eventually going topless with her fists of fury still a-flyin’!

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Raw Justice (1994) David A. Prior, David Keith, Robert Hays, Pamela Anderson, Action, Thriller

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Mayor Stiles’ daughter Donna is killed the night after a lousy date with the shy Mitch. Of course this makes him the main suspect. When Mitch gets free on bail, Styles hires ex-cop Mace to follow him. Mace learns immediately that someone’s after Mitch’s life – and after his and prostitute Sarah’s too, as soon as they’re seen together. Unfortunately it’s a cop who’s after them, murdering witnesses and faking evidence against Mace. So Sarah has to give her best to soothe the pain of being accused while innocent.

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From Beijing With Love / Gwok chaan Ling Ling Chat (1994) Stephen Chow, Anita Yuen, Pauline Chan, Action, Comedy, Thriller

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After a giant dinosaur skull is stolen, the head of the Chinese secret police decides to assign the case to the force’s most incompetent reject: a rural butcher who stands around all day drinking martinis (shaken, not stirred). With a trunkload of insanely useless gadgets and a contact who constantly tries to kill him, the young agent must locate the skull and find out just what is going on here.

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The Naked Prey (1965) Cornel Wilde, Gert van den Bergh, Ken Gampu, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

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A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last surviving member is given “The Lion’s Chance” by the tribal leader to be hunted down by a party of tribal warriors. Naked and weaponless he is set loose, the hunters hot on his heels, beginning a life-or-death hunt through wild Africa.

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Something to Remind Me / Toter Mann (2001) Christian Petzold, Nina Hoss, André Hennicke, Sven Pippig, Drama, Thriller

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Middle-aged lawyer Thomas assists Leyla, an attractive blonde, when she drops her things at the pool. After their paths keep crossing, he picks up the courage to ask her out for a date. Somewhat to his surprise she agrees, but arrives late, just as the restaurant is closing. They go back to his apartment for an impromptu pizza and, after a few drinks, she falls asleep on the couch.

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