A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles. He must find a way to save both himself and one last victim.
Michael Mann is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in action and adventure, ranked by 'Entertainment Weekly' as number 8 on their list of the 25 greatest active film directors. His most famous works include 'The Last of the Mohicans', 'Ali', and 'Collateral'. Fun fact: Mann was inspired to be a director after watching Kubrick's 'Dr. Strangelove'. Cheers Stanley!
Google translate informs us Los Angeles means 'The Angels'; but there are no angels in sight in this collection of gritty modern L.A. Noir flicks, which borrow heavily from earlier masterpieces like 'Chinatown' and 'The Big Sleep'
From jumping into a cockpit to jumping on Oprah's couch, Tom Cruise has made his mark on Hollywood history. Enjoy this selection of his action/adventure roles, including the suprisingly well-rated 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol', cyberpunk masterpiece 'Minority Report', and, of course, only slightly homoerotic 80s classic 'Top Gun'.
Modern thrillers in the vein of 'Taken': flicks that feature phone calls nobody ever wants to receive, deals nobody ever wants to make, and floors nobody ever wants to sleep on! Don't believe it's a great list? We'll send you a finger in the mail just to prove we're serious.
Movies in the vein of 'Drive': sleek, sexy, dark, pessimistic, and gritty, these contemporary Crime-Noirs prove the genre has not faded to black; make sure to check out 'Blue Ruin' for a recent addition to the oeuvre!