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Vampire Academy (2014)
Vampire Academy poster Rating: 5.6/10 (33,949 votes)
Director: Mark Waters
Writer: Richelle Mead (novel), Daniel Waters (screenplay)
Stars: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Released: 07 Feb 2014
Plot: Rose Hathaway is a dhampir, half-vampire and half-human, who is training to be a guardian at St Vladimir's Academy along with many others like her. There are good and bad vampires in their world: Moroi, who co-exist peacefully among the humans and only take blood from donors, and also possess the ability to control one of the four elements - water, earth, fire or air; and Strigoi, blood-sucking, evil vampires who drink to kill. Rose and other dhampir guardians are trained to protect Moroi and kill Strigoi throughout their education. Along with her best friend, Princess Vasilisa Dragomir, a Moroi and the last of her line, with whom she has a nigh unbreakable bond, Rose must run away from St Vladimir's, in order to protect Lissa from those who wish to harm the princess and use her for their own means.
The Expendables 3 (2014)
The Expendables 3 poster Rating: 6.2/10 (97,225 votes)
Director: Patrick Hughes
Writer: Sylvester Stallone (screenplay), Creighton Rothenberger (screenplay), Katrin Benedikt (screenplay), Sylvester Stallone (story), Dave Callaham (characters)
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Harrison Ford, Arnold Schwarzenegger
Runtime: 126 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Released: 15 Aug 2014
Plot: Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill... or so he thought. Stonebanks, who eluded death once before, now is making it his mission to end The Expendables -- but Barney has other plans. Barney decides that he has to fight old blood with new blood, and brings in a new era of Expendables team members, recruiting individuals who are younger, faster and more tech-savvy. The latest mission becomes a clash of classic old-school style versus high-tech expertise in the Expendables' most personal battle yet.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes poster Rating: 7.7/10 (255,027 votes)
Director: Matt Reeves
Writer: Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Rick Jaffa (characters), Amanda Silver (characters), Pierre Boulle (novel)
Stars: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell
Runtime: 130 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: 11 Jul 2014
Plot: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
Body of Lies (2008)
Body of Lies poster Rating: 7.1/10 (157,203 votes)
Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: William Monahan (screenplay), David Ignatius (novel)
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani
Runtime: 128 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Released: 10 Oct 2008
Plot: Roger Ferris is a CIA operative in the Middle East; Ed Hoffman is his control at Langley. Cynicism is everywhere. In Amman, Roger works with Hani Salaam, Jordan's head of security, whose only dictum is "Don't lie to me." The Americans are in pursuit of a cleric who leads a group placing bombs all over Europe. When Hani rebukes Ed's demand that Jordan allow the Americans to use one of Jordan's double agents, Roger and Ed hatch a plan to bring the cleric to them. The plan is complicated by its being a secret from Hani and by Roger's attraction to a local nurse. Satellites and cell phones, bodies and lies: modern warfare.
The Company You Keep (2012)
The Company You Keep poster Rating: 6.4/10 (23,326 votes)
Director: Robert Redford
Writer: Lem Dobbs (screenplay), Neil Gordon (based on the novel by)
Stars: Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon
Runtime: 125 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Released: 26 Apr 2013
Plot: After years in hiding, ex-Weather Underground militant, Nick Sloan aka Jim Grant, learns about his old compatriot's arrest for a bank robbery turned deadly in the 1970s, which he is wanted for as an accomplice. This puts the ambitious young local reporter, Ben Shepard, on the scent of a story that exposes Nick as well. As such, Nick goes on the run while taking his daughter to safety. With that accomplished, Nick stays one step ahead of the FBI while pursuing a faint hope to clear his name. Meanwhile, Shepard digs deeper into the case himself as he discovers the true complexities of another times' determined ideals even as Nick faces their consequences with another.

The Awakening (2011)
The Awakening poster Rating: 6.5/10 (40,058 votes)
Director: Nick Murphy
Writer: Stephen Volk (screenplay), Nick Murphy (screenplay)
Stars: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Isaac Hempstead Wright
Runtime: 107 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 11 Nov 2011
Plot: In 1921, in London, the arrogant and skeptical Florence Cathcart is famous for exposing hoaxes and helping the police to arrest con artists. The stranger Robert Mallory tells her that the headmaster of a boarding school in Rookford had invited her to travel to Cumbria to investigate a ghost that is frightening the pupils to death. He also tells that many years ago there was a murder in the estate and recently pupil Walter Portman had died. The reluctant Florence finally accepts to go to Cumbria. On arrival, she is welcomed by governess Maud and the boy Thomas Hill. Soon Florence discovers what had happened to Walter and then the students, teachers and staff are released on vacation, and Florence remains alone with Robert, Maud and Tom in the school. Florence is ready to leave the boarding school when strange things happen, leaving Florence scared.
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit poster Rating: 6.2/10 (86,131 votes)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Writer: Adam Cozad, David Koepp, Tom Clancy (based on characters created by)
Stars: Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh
Runtime: 105 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Thriller
Released: 17 Jan 2014
Plot: A new version of the saga of CIA analyst, Jack Ryan. It begins when Ryan was attending the London School of Economics; and 9/11 happened. He would then enlist in the Marines and would go to Afghanistan. The chopper he was on would get shot down and he would suffer severe injuries that would require intense rehab. While there, he grabs the attention of a man named Harper, who works for the CIA and would like him to finish his studies and get a job on Wall Street so he can find out of any terrorist plot through their finances. A few years later, Ryan finds anomalies in the accounts of a Russian named Cherevin. Jack thinks he should go to Russia to find out what's going on. Jack was told not to tell anyone who he is and that includes his girl friend Cathy. But she catches Jack in some lies which makes her doubt him. Jack goes to Russia and Cherevin assigns him someone to take care of him. But when they're alone the man tries to kill Jack. So Jack kills him. Obvious Cherevin is hiding something so Jack goes to meet him, and he says he will bring his fiancé along. But Cathy shows up and Jack has to tell her the truth. Harper says Cathy has to go with Jack when she meets Cherevin. Jack doesn't want her to but Cathy says she's going. So the action begins that leads to the climax...
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters poster Rating: 6.1/10 (140,784 votes)
Director: Tommy Wirkola
Writer: Tommy Wirkola
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Pihla Viitala
Runtime: 88 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Released: 25 Jan 2013
Plot: The siblings Hansel and Gretel are left alone in the woods by their father and captured by a dark witch in a candy house. However they kill the witch and escape from the spot. Years later, the orphans have become famous witch hunters. When eleven children go missing in a small village, the Mayor summons Hansel and Gretel to rescue them, and they save the red haired Mina from the local sheriff that wants to burn her accusing Mina of witchcraft. Soon they discover that the Blood Moon will approach in three days and the powerful dark witch Muriel is the responsible for the abduction of children. She intends to use the children together with a secret ingredient in a Sabbath to make the coven of witches protected against the fire. Meanwhile Hansel and Gretel disclose secrets about their parents.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Iron Man 3 poster Rating: 7.3/10 (471,624 votes)
Director: Shane Black
Writer: Drew Pearce (screenplay), Shane Black (screenplay), Stan Lee (based on the Marvel comic book by), Don Heck (based on the Marvel comic book by), Larry Lieber (based on the Marvel comic book by), Jack Kirby (based on the Marvel comic book by), Warren Ellis (based on the "Extremis" mini-series written by), Adi Granov (based on the "Extremis" mini-series illustrated by)
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce
Runtime: 130 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Released: 03 May 2013
Plot: Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?
Total Recall (2012)
Total Recall poster Rating: 6.3/10 (183,100 votes)
Director: Len Wiseman
Writer: Kurt Wimmer (screenplay), Mark Bomback (screenplay), Ronald Shusett (screen story by), Dan O'Bannon (screen story by), Jon Povill (screen story by), Kurt Wimmer (screen story by), Ronald Shusett (based on the motion picture "Total Recall", screenplay by), Dan O'Bannon (based on the motion picture "Total Recall", screenplay by), Gary Goldman (based on the motion picture "Total Recall", screenplay by), Ronald Shusett (based on the motion picture "Total Recall", screen story by), Dan O'Bannon (based on the motion picture "Total Recall", screen story by), Jon Povill (based on the motion picture "Total Recall", screen story by)
Stars: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston
Runtime: 118 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Released: 03 Aug 2012
Plot: For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man as he finds himself on the run from the police.
Real Steel (2011)
Real Steel poster Rating: 7.1/10 (229,695 votes)
Director: Shawn Levy
Writer: John Gatins (screenplay), Dan Gilroy (story), Jeremy Leven (story), Richard Matheson (short story "Steel")
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie
Runtime: 127 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: 07 Oct 2011
Plot: In the near future when people become uninterested in boxing and similar sports, a new sport is created - Robot boxing wherein robots battle each other while being controlled by someone. Charlie Kenton, a former boxer who's trying to make it in the new sport, not only doesn't do well, he is very deeply in the red. When he learns that his ex, mother of his son Max, dies, he goes to figure out what to do with him. His ex's sister wants to take him in but Charlie has first say in the matter. Charlie asks her husband for money so he can buy a new Robot in exchange for turning Max over to them. He takes Max for the summer. And Max improves his control of his robot. But when the robot is destroyed, they go to a scrap yard to get parts. Max finds an old generation robot named Atom and restores him. Max wants Atom to fight but Charlie tells him he won't last a round. However, Atom wins. And it isn't long before Atom is getting major bouts. Max gets Charlie to teach Atom how to fight, and the father and son bond strenghtens.

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