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That could be "Oldboy (2013)". Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason. ~ Stills used are YouTube screenshots Watch the trailer to confirm. Note: If you're interested, check out the original as well.
Not actually seen the film but reading this could it be, The Fountain Had Hugh Jackman as the lead and it just sprung to mind from the trailer.
I have read your question, but I still believe this is the one: Lorenzo's Oil
The movie is Voyager (1991) Here is the beginning of the plot (from Wikipedia): In April 1957, engineer Walter Faber (Sam Shepard) is waiting to board a flight from Caracas, Venezuela to New York City when he meets a German, Herbert Hencke (Dieter Kirchlechner), who reminds him of an old friend. Before takeoff, Walter decides not to board the ...
I found it ! The movie is titled "Crazy for a kiss"; a tv movie for which I have not seen a cover even no wonder how hard it was to find. The title doesn't help either as it is not romantic How did I find it? - I knew the actor was in movies of the kind i pointed so I regularly went to IMDB and watch pictures of any teenager that looked similar to the ...
You are probably looking for The Life of David Gale (2003) starring Kevin Spacey and Kate Winslet: Dr. David Gale, an advocate of eliminating the death penalty, is accused of rape and murder. Once convicted, he ends up on death row in Texas himself, telling his story to a reporter through a series of flashbacks. From Wikipedia: Bloom pursues this ...
It could be this one: The Joneses. From the plot summary: Kate, Steve, Mick, and Jenn Jones move into a high income suburb under the pretense of being a typical family relocating due to the changing nature of Kate and Steve's careers. In reality, Kate is the leader of a team of stealth marketers, professional salespeople who disguise product placement as ...
I haven't seen the movie, but maybe it was The Class (org.: Entre Les Murs). It is a quite recent (2008) french movie about Francois Begaudeau's experiences as a literature and french teacher in a Parisian suburb, based on a book by him (he also plays the role of the teacher himself).
Sounds like Fried Green Tomatoes to me. From Wikipedia: Sipsey had killed Frank (with a blow to the head from a cast-iron skillet) while trying to stop him from kidnapping Buddy Jr. Big George then barbecued Frank's body and served it to the Georgia sheriff searching for Frank.
It's hard to be objective when answering this question as I personally hate this kind of camera work (out of context), but in general, 'swaying' shots and 'shaky-cam' fall under the same catch-all monicker of 'hand-held'. First used to simulate the hand-held appearance of news reel footage in pseudo-documentaries, the camera form had a resurgence in the ...
Sounds like Disconnect from 2012 with Jason Bateman. From an online recap: 15-year-old outcast son (Jonah Bobo) is duped online by a couple of sadistic classmates. The two creeps develop a fake Facebook profile of a girl, strike up a friendship with the boy, and then ask that he send over a nude photo of himself, which they circulate throughout the ...
The movie is Double Impact starring Jean Claude Van Damme and Jean Claude Van Damme. He plays twins separated at birth one becomes a Pilates or yoga instructor and the other becomes a mid level gangster in Hong Kong. The meet up for some reason and try to take down the man responsible for the death of their parents. The gangster has a blonde girlfriend. For ...
The movie is The Joneses, released in 2009 starring David Duchovny and Demi Moore.
I think the film you were looking for is Eternal Evil (AKA The Blue Man) from 1985, starring Winston Rekert and Karen Black. From an online synopsis: The plot focuses on Paul (Winston Rekert), a filmmaker whose last documentary explored a couple’s use of astral projection and their continual survival by possessing the bodies of those whose spirits have ...
Sounds like the movie called Miracle Mile. A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes. A young man meets and falls in love with a young woman at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. This area is known as Miracle Mile, and the whole movie takes place there. They make a ...
I believe you're referring to "The Passenger"(IMDB) from 1975 starring Jack Nicholson. Trailer End Scene
You might be talking about the Indonesian 2009 action movie Merantau (AKA Merantau Warrior) with the same director and leading actor of the later hit The Raid: Redemption. It's about a young Indonesian man who leaves his village and moves to Jakarta, where he comes across a girl and tries to rescue her from a prostitution ring run by two Europeans (who speak ...
I've seen this and it does have elements of tantra in it, not sure if it's the one you are after? Don't Look Down (2008) "No mires para abajo" (original title) Coming of age. In Buenos Aires, Eloy is on the verge of manhood. He studies physics, helps with the family headstone business, and does advertising - handing out flyers while walking on stilts ...
Sounds like Flesh and Bone, (1993): Some thirty years after Arlis witnesses his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing about each other, but when his father returns, old wounds are reopened.
This sounds like Clint Eastwood's 1999 movie True Crime: Steve Everett, Oakland Tribune journalist with a passion for women and alcohol, is given the coverage of the upcoming execution of murderer Frank Beachum. His attractive colleague Michelle died in a car accident the night before. Bob Findley, Steve's boss and husband to Steve's current affair, ...
After days of searching a friend of mine finally identified this: It's American Gangster with Denzel Washington and Russel Crow. The scene starts approximately 31 minutes into the movie, here is the synopsis excerpt from IMDB: It switches back to Richie who gets a phone call in the middle of the night from his partner who is flipping out because he ...
You are thinking of the 1987 television movie called "Race Against the Harvest" or "American Harvest". It is about a pair of families that are contract harvesters in the Midwest (Texas) of the United States, who don't speak to each other because of an incident in the past. The film details the lives of contract harvesters as they battle weather and each ...
They both speak their native language. Saga speaks Swedish and Martin Danish. I have no idea about the other characters as I haven't seen anything of the show myself, except for trailers, but they are most likely speaking their native language. So, whoever you can identify as a Swede would most certainly be speaking Swedish, and all the Danes would most ...
Sounds like FTW (AKA Last Ride) with Mickey Rourke from 1994. He plays a rodeo cowboy and Lori Singer (that does resemble Daryl Hannah) plays a young mechanic who's sexually abused by her brother (Peter Berg). The brother dies (but he's shot by the cops) and Rourke helps her escape the authorities. Here's a clip.
The movie is called "Almost a Woman" (2002). A young woman named Esmeralda and her family move to New York from a rural area of Puerto Rico. The transition is difficult due to the many challenges she and her family face.
Your description reminds me of "Mary and Max," a 2009 animated film about a girl who is pen-pals with an older disabled man. At the end, when Mary finally visits Max in person, she finds he has just died. He died of natural causes, not suicide, but the movie makes his death feel like a suicide in some ways, and the way she finds him is similar to finding a ...
The Long Firm maybe (http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/longfirm/)? A while since I've seen it, but came to mind when I read the question
The movie you're looking for seems to be War, starring Jet Li and Jason Statham: After his partner Tom Lone and family are killed apparently by the infamous and elusive assassin Rogue, FBI agent Jack Crawford becomes obsessed with revenge as his world unravels into a vortex of guilt and betrayal. Rogue eventually resurfaces to settle a score of his ...
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This sounds like O Lucky Man!, a 1973 British horror film. The synopsis here includes bits about human heads on pig bodies as well as several other of the plot points you mentioned.
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