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The Departed

by:Scorsese, Martin

In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, they each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.

Editions:143  Date:2004 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: R; strong brutal violence, pervasive language, some strong sexual content and drug material.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Gangster films, Gangster films, Suspense films

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Se7en

by:Fincher, David

A psychological thriller about two detectives on the trail of a serial killer who chooses his victims according to the seven deadly sins.

Editions:286  Date:1984 - 2017  Rating:Rated R for grisly afterviews of horrific and bizarre killings and for strong language.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Detective and mystery films, Detective and mystery films, Suspense films

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The kite runner

by:Forster, Marc, 1969-

In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right.

Editions:127  Date:2007 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; strong thematic material including sexual assault of a child, violence, and brief strong language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Thrillers (Motion pictures), Thrillers (Motion pictures), Suspense films

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Syriana

by:Gaghan, Stephen

There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them.

Editions:115  Date:1984 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: Rated R; for violence and language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Suspense films, Thrillers (Motion pictures), Film adaptations

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The Bourne identity

Jason Bourne is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs.

Editions:41  Date:1988 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13, for violence and some language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Suspense films, Thrillers (Motion pictures), Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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V for Vendetta

by:Warner Home Video (Firm)

Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, this is the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society.

Editions:84  Date:1984 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for strong violence and some language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Science fiction films, Suspense films, Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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Doubt

by:Shanley, John Patrick

1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that Father Flynn is paying too much personal attention to Donald, Sister Aloysius sets off on a personal crusade to unearth the truth and to expel Flynn from the school. Now, without any proof, besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius locks into a battle of wills with Father Flynn. This threatens to tear apart the community with its irrevocable consequence.

Editions:138  Date:2008 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material.  Genre(s):Drama, Detective and mystery films, Thrillers (Motion pictures), Thrillers (Motion pictures), Suspense films

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Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street

by:Burton, Tim, 1958-

Reinventing himself as Sweeney Todd, a man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin who sent the man to prison. Not only does he seek revenge for the cruel punishment he suffered in prison, but also for what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to his home town, he reopens his barber shop, where Mr. Todd becomes the Demon of Fleet Street. Mrs. Lovett is Sweeney's amorous accomplice who creates diabolical meat pies out of the remains of Mr. Todd's victims.

Editions:65  Date:2007 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R; graphic bloody violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Musical films, Feature films, Horror films, Suspense films

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North Country

by:Theron, Charlize

Sequences involving sexual harrassment including violence and dialogue, and for language.

Editions:49  Date:1971 - 2013  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Suspense films, Film adaptations, Biographical films

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United 93

by:Greengrass, Paul

A real-time, cinéma vérité account of the final flight of United 93, the fourth hijacked plane on September 11, 2001, which crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Editions:85  Date:2006 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Historical films, Suspense films, Feature films

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