After Nick Davis leaves prison after a year in solitaire, he’s hired to run forklift in a warehouse at the sanctuary possessed by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. Read More »
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Prison (1988) Renny Harlin, Lane Smith, Viggo Mortensen, Chelsea Field, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
After Charles Forsyth was sent to the electric chair for a crime he didn’t commit, he forever haunts the prison where he was executed. Read More »
Hidalgo (2004) Joe Johnston, Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson, Action, Adventure, Western
Held yearly for centuries, the Ocean of Fire – a 3,000 mile survival race across the Arabian desert – was a challenge restricted to the finest Arabian horses ever bred Read More »
Alatriste (2006) Agustín Díaz Yanes, Viggo Mortensen, Elena Anaya, Unax Ugalde, Adventure, Drama, History
Spain 17th century.Diego Alatriste, brave and heroic soldier, is fighting under his King’s army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and near to die ask to Diego, as his last desire, to looking after his son Inigo and grow him as a soldier. Alatriste has to come back to Madrid.
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A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his brother from seeing her. He must deal with an abusive mother, a father with a charge of molestation, a band of youths creating havoc, and an unforgiving environment in general.
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A History of Violence (2005) David Cronenberg, Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, Crime, Drama, Thriller
This is the story of a mild-mannered man, named Tom Stall, who becomes a local hero through an act of violence, he lives a happy and quiet life with his lawyer wife and their two children in the small town of Millbrook, Indiana. But one night their idyllic existence is shattered when Tom foils a vicious attempted robbery in his diner. Sensing danger, he takes action and saves his customers and friends in the self-defense killings of two-sought-after criminals. Heralded as a hero, Tom’s life is changed overnight, attracting a national media circus, which forces him into the spotlight. Uncomfortable with his newfound celebrity, Tom tries to return to the normalcy of his ordinary life only to be confronted by a mysterious and threatening man who arrives in town believing Tom is the man who wronged him in the past. As Tom and his family fight back against this case of mistaken identity and struggle to cope with their changed reality, they are forced to confront their relationships and the…
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