Top Foreign Thrillers movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent The Lives of Others on DVD The Lives of Others
Synopsis
In 1984, secret police agent Wiesler is assigned to eavesdrop on a successful but possibly disloyal playwright in East Germany. As the lonely Wiesler learns more about the man and his lover, a prominent actress, he becomes fascinated by their lives.
Cast
Cast
Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur, Thomas Thieme, Hans-Uwe Bauer, Volkmar Kleinert, Matthias Brenner, Charly Hübner
Director
Director
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Espionage Thrillers, Political Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, German Language, Germany
Rent The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo on DVD The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Synopsis
A journalist and a rebellious computer hacker team up to investigate the unsolved disappearance of wealthy Henrik Vanger's niece, only to uncover dark secrets about Vanger's powerful family in this adaptation of the bestseller by Stieg Larsson.
Cast
Cast
Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Sven-Bertil Taube, Peter Haber, Lena Endre, Peter Andersson, Marika Lagercrantz, Ingvar Hirdwall, Björn Granath, Ewa Fröling
Director
Director
Niels Arden Oplev
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Crime Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Girl Who Played with Fire on DVD The Girl Who Played with Fire
Synopsis
Hacker Lisbeth Salander becomes the prime suspect when two journalists die after magazine publisher Mikael Blomkvist launches an expose of the Swedish sex trade, so the vampiric Salander vanishes as Blomkvist digs deep into a possible conspiracy.
Cast
Cast
Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Peter Andersson, Michalis Koutsogiannakis, Annika Hallin, Sofia Ledarp, Jacob Ericksson, Reuben Sallmander, Yasmine Garbi, Hans Christian Thulin, Georgi Staykov, Micke Spreitz, Tehilla Blad
Director
Director
Daniel Alfredson
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Crime Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Amores Perros on DVD Amores Perros
Synopsis
These three intertwining tales unfold on the brutal streets of Mexico City. Octavio has an obsessive crush on his sister-in-law; Daniel dumps his family for a disturbed supermodel; and El Chivo cares for a wounded dog while planning an assassination.
Cast
Cast
Emilio Echevarría, Gael García Bernal, Goya Toledo, Álvaro Guerrero, Vanessa Bauche, Jorge Salinas, Marco Pérez, Rodrigo Murray, Humberto Busto, Gerardo Campbell, Rosa María Bianchi
Director
Director
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent Oldboy on DVD Oldboy
Synopsis
With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years -- and no one to hold accountable for his suffering -- a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors, relying on assistance from a friendly waitress.
Cast
Cast
Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji, Dal-su Oh, Byeong-ok Kim, Seung-Shin Lee, Jin-seo Yun, Dae-yeon Lee, Kwang-rok Oh
Director
Director
Chan-wook Park
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Mystery, Foreign Thrillers, Korean Language, Korea
Rent The Secret in Their Eyes on DVD The Secret in Their Eyes
Synopsis
In this Oscar-winning character study, a startling discovery comes to light for a retired criminal investigator as he pens a biographical novel about the unsolved case of a young newlywed's brutal rape and murder years earlier.
Cast
Cast
Soledad Villamil, Ricardo Darín, Carla Quevedo, Pablo Rago, Javier Godino, Bárbara Palladino, Rudy Romano, Alejandro Abelenda, Mario Alarcón, Guillermo Francella, José Luis Gioia
Director
Director
Juan José Campanella
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Crime Dramas, Mystery, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Dramas Based on the Book, Argentina
Rent The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest on DVD The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Synopsis
The third in the original trio of films inspired by author Stieg Larsson's "Millennium Trilogy," this thriller follows feisty computer hacker Lisbeth Salander as she finds herself hospitalized, suspected of murder and targeted for death by thugs.
Cast
Cast
Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin, Jacob Ericksson, Sofia Ledarp, Anders Ahlbom, Micke Spreitz, Georgi Staykov, Mirja Turestedt, Hans Alfredson
Director
Director
Daniel Alfredson
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Crime Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Tell No One on DVD Tell No One
Synopsis
Eight years ago, pediatrician Alexandre Beck (François Cluzet) was the prime suspect in his wife's murder. He's put all that behind him, but now that two dead bodies have been found near his home, he's suspected of wrongdoing once again.
Cast
Cast
François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze, André Dussollier, Kristin Scott Thomas, François Berléand, Nathalie Baye, Jean Rochefort, Marina Hands, Gilles Lellouche, Philippe Lefebvre, Florence Thomassin, Olivier Marchal, Brigitte Catillon, Samir Guesmi, Guillaume Canet
Director
Director
Guillaume Canet
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Mystery, Suspense, French Language, France
Rent The Orphanage on DVD The Orphanage
Synopsis
Fueled by fond memories from her childhood, Laura (Belén Rueda) persuades her husband (Fernando Cayo) to help her revamp a seaside orphanage into a facility for disabled children. But soon after the couple moves in, their son, Simón (Roger Príncep), begins exhibiting disturbing behavior. As Laura tries to understand Simón's increasingly malevolent actions, she becomes drawn into the house's terrifying secrets in this unnerving chiller.
Cast
Cast
Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep, Géraldine Chaplin, Mabel Rivera, Montserrat Carulla, Andrés Gertrúdix, Edgar Vivar
Director
Director
J.A. Bayona
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, Supernatural Horror, Spanish Language, Spain, Halloween
Rent Swimming Pool on DVD Swimming Pool
Synopsis
Famous British mystery writer Sarah Morton (Charlotte Rampling) needs a break, so when her publisher, John Bosload (Charles Dance), offers to let her use his vacation home in southern France during the off-season, Sarah deems it the perfect opportunity for a breather. Her hopes for a carefree idyll are shattered, however, when John's shiftless and brazenly promiscuous daughter (Ludivine Sagnier) arrives and sweeps Sarah into her reckless world.
Cast
Cast
Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier, Charles Dance, Marc Fayolle, Jean-Marie Lamour, Mireille Mosse, Michel Fau
Director
Director
François Ozon
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, France, Foreign Steamy Romance, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Lust, Caution on DVD Lust, Caution
Synopsis
Set in World War II-era Shanghai, this drama follows the complex machinations of a group of actors and resistance fighters whose most beautiful member, the virginal Chia Chi, is tasked with seducing their most dangerous foe, the traitorous Mr. Yee.
Cast
Cast
Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Wei Tang, Joan Chen, Lee Hom Wang, Chung Hua Tou, Chih-ying Chu, Ying-hsien Kao, Ko Yu-Luen, Johnson Yuen, Kar Lok Chin, Yan Su, Anupam Kher, Saifei He
Director
Director
Ang Lee
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance, 20th Century Period Pieces, Military & War Dramas, Period Pieces, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Steamy Romance, Mandarin Language
Rent Bad Education on DVD Bad Education
Synopsis
When film director Enrique is visited by his childhood friend and lover, Ignacio, Ignacio gives Enrique a short story he's written that's a factual account of the molestation he sustained at the hands of their Catholic school teacher.
Cast
Cast
Gael García Bernal, Fele Martínez, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lluís Homar, Francisco Maestre, Francisco Boira, Juan Fernández, Nacho Perez, Raul Garcia Forneiro, Javier Cámara, Petra Martinez
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent A Prophet on DVD A Prophet
Synopsis
After refusing to snitch, 18-year-old Arab Malik (Tahar Rahim) is thrown into a French prison, where the Corsican mafia rules with a firm fist. The obedient newcomer slowly rises through the organization's ranks but soon begins to double-cross his superiors. A follow-up to his 2005 gem The Beat My Heart Skipped, French director Jacques Audiard's A Prophet was nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
Cast
Cast
Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Hichem Yacoubi, Reda Kateb, Jean-Philippe Ricci, Gilles Cohen, Antoine Basler, Leïla Bekhti, Pierre Leccia, Foued Nassah, Jean-Emmanuel Pagni
Director
Director
Jacques Audiard
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Dramas, France, French Language
Rent Caché on DVD Caché
Synopsis
Michael Haneke's psychological thriller centers on wealthy French couple Georges and Anne, who receive threatening videotapes and phone calls that could ruin their relationship. Georges realizes who the perpetrator is but refuses to tell Anne.
Cast
Cast
Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Benichou, Annie Girardot, Bernard Le Coq, Walid Afkir, Lester Makedonsky, Daniel Duval, Nathalie Richard, Denis Podalydès, Aïssa Maïga , Caroline Baehr
Director
Director
Michael Haneke
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Psychological Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, France
Rent Night Watch on DVD Night Watch
Synopsis
This first installment of the trilogy based on the sci-fi novels by Sergei Lukyanenko plays upon the tension between light and dark, pitting the superhuman Night Watch patrollers (known as the "Others") against the shadowed forces of the night.
Cast
Cast
Konstantin Khabensky, Vladimir Menshov, Valeri Zolotukhin, Mariya Poroshina, Galina Tyunina, Yuri Kutsenko
Director
Director
Timur Bekmambetov
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Supernatural Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Supernatural Horror, Vampires, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Horror, Russian Language, Russia
Rent Broken Embraces on DVD Broken Embraces
Synopsis
In this indie drama, aging filmmaker Mateo Blanco -- aka screenwriter Harry Caine -- tells his assistant about life before the accident that left him blind, when he became embroiled in a torrid and complicated affair with an aspiring actress.
Cast
Cast
Penélope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo, José Luis Gómez, Rubén Ochandiano, Tamar Novas, Ángela Molina, Chus Lampreave, Kiti Mánver, Lola Dueñas
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Romantic Dramas, Mystery, Indie Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent Battle Royale on DVD Battle Royale
Synopsis
When even schoolchildren begin to abuse a system on the verge of social collapse, the Japanese government introduces a strict new punishment whereby randomly chosen students are taken to a deserted island and forced to fight each other to the death.
Cast
Cast
Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Sôsuke Takaoka, Takashi Tsukamoto, Yukihiro Kotani, Masanobu Andô, Ko Shibasaki
Director
Director
Kinji Fukasaku
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Action Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Japan, Japanese Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Irreversible on DVD Irreversible
Synopsis
When a woman is brutally violated, her angered boyfriend and ex-boyfriend team up to track down the rapist and take justice into their own hands. This French thriller chronicles the unspeakable horror of rape and the aftermath of revenge.
Cast
Cast
Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia, Philippe Nahon, Stephane Drouot, Jean-Louis Costes, Michel Gondoin, Mourad Khima
Director
Director
Gaspar Noé
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, France, French Language, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Nine Queens on DVD Nine Queens
Synopsis
Two small-time grifters (Ricardo Darin and Gastón Pauls) endure a series of tense negotiations when they attempt to sell a sheet of counterfeit stamps for a hefty sum, but the process is made more stressful when one of the con men's estranged sister (Leticia Bredice) becomes involved. Fans of American writer David Mamet will appreciate the twists in this Argentinean caper from writer-director Fabián Bielinsky.
Cast
Cast
Ricardo Darín, Gastón Pauls, Leticia Brédice, Jorge Noya, Ignasi Abadal, Tomás Fonzi, Alejandro Awada, Antonio Ugo, Elsa Berenguer, Oscar Nuñez
Director
Director
Fabian Bielinsky
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Mobster, Foreign Dramas, Spanish Language, Argentina
Rent The Skin I Live In on DVD The Skin I Live In
Synopsis
Brilliant plastic surgeon Robert Ledgard seeks to overcome the grief of his late wife's disfigurement in a fiery car crash by inventing skin that's impervious to injury. But his experiments on a living woman hasten his descent into madness.
Cast
Cast
Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Jan Cornet, Roberto Alamo, Eduard Fernández, José Luis Gómez, Blanca Suárez, Susi Sánchez
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent Open Your Eyes on DVD Open Your Eyes
Synopsis
The same night that rich womanizer César falls madly in love with beautiful, warmhearted Sofía, he's involved in a car accident with his unstable ex that leaves him horribly disfigured.
Cast
Cast
Eduardo Noriega, Penélope Cruz, Cheta Lera, Fele Martínez, Najwa Nimri, Gerard Barray, Jorge de Juan
Director
Director
Alejandro Amenábar
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Psychological Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent M on DVD M
Synopsis
German-American director Fritz Lang presents his first "talkie" -- and cinema's first serial killer -- in this 1931 classic whose central villain was later used in Nazi propaganda films to illustrate the evils of sexual deviance. Propelled by a compulsion he can't control, plump pedophile Hans Beckert (Peter Lorre) escapes the eye of the law -- but not the wrath of the Berlin underworld being blamed for his crimes. Otto Wernicke co-stars.
Cast
Cast
Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke, Theodor Loos, Theo Lingen, Georg John, Gustaf Gründgens
Director
Director
Fritz Lang
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classics, Foreign Thrillers, Germany, German Language, Foreign Art House, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages, The Criterion Collection
Rent Day Watch on DVD Day Watch
Synopsis
To protect his son, who has come under the dark side's control, Anton (Konstantin Khabensky) seeks an ancient artifact that threatens to upset an uneasy peace with the light side -- putting Moscow at risk for a devastating cataclysm. Anton finds himself in the middle of a mythic conflict between the forces of light and dark in this sequel to Night Watch, the surprise supernatural hit thriller from Russia.
Cast
Cast
Konstantin Khabensky, Vladimir Menshov, Mariya Poroshina, Viktor Verzbitsky, Galina Tyunina, Aleksei Chadov, Yegor Dronov, Zhanna Friske, Dmitry Martynov
Director
Director
Timur Bekmambetov
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Supernatural Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Supernatural Horror, Vampires, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Horror, Russian Language, Russia
Rent Infernal Affairs on DVD Infernal Affairs
Synopsis
Veteran cop Chan Wing Yan goes undercover to expose the detective who's been leaking information to the criminal underworld. Unaware of each other's identity, the two men soon find themselves locked in a dangerous game of cat and mouse.
Cast
Cast
Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Eric Tsang, Kelly Chen, Sammi Cheng, Edison Chen, Shawn Yue
Director
Director
Wai-keung Lau, Alan Mak
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Crime Action, Crime Dramas, Action Thrillers, Hong Kong, Cantonese Language
Rent District 13: Ultimatum on DVD District 13: Ultimatum
Synopsis
Set two years after the action in District 13, this sequel follows Tomaso and Leito on a quest to clean up the city. With the territory divided into five neighborhoods created along ethnic lines, they have their work cut out for them.
Cast
Cast
Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Philippe Torreton, Daniel Duval, Élodie Yung, MC Jean Gab'1, James Deano, Laouni Mouhid, Fabrice Feltzinger, Pierre-Marie Mosconi
Director
Director
Patrick Alessandrin
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Action Thrillers, Crime Action, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, France
Rent Headhunters on DVD Headhunters
Synopsis
Living way beyond his means, corporate recruiter Roger Brown steals rare artwork to maintain his lavish lifestyle. But when he plans to boost an especially valuable painting, he targets a man who has headhunting skills of a different variety.
Cast
Cast
Aksel Hennie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau , Synnøve Macody Lund, Eivind Sander, Julie R. Ølgaard, Kyrre Haugen Sydness, Reidar Sørensen, Nils Jørgen Kaalstad, Joachim Rafaelsen, Daniel Bratterud
Director
Director
Morten Tyldum
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Norwegian Language, Scandinavia
Rent Gomorrah on DVD Gomorrah
Synopsis
The intertwining tales of a delivery boy, a tailor, a businessman and two cocky teenagers form the fabric of this gritty and lyrical examination of the influential Neapolitan mob known as the Camorra.
Cast
Cast
Salvatore Abruzzese, Simone Sacchettino, Salvatore Ruocco, Vincenzo Fabricino, Vincenzo Altamura, Italo Renda, Francesco Pirozzi, Antonio Aiello, Vincenzo Caso, Anna Sarnelli
Director
Director
Matteo Garrone
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Dramas, Italian Language, Italy
Rent Lady Vengeance on DVD Lady Vengeance
Synopsis
The final installment of director Chan Wook Park's revenge trilogy chronicles the efforts of Lee Geum-ja to track down the man who betrayed her. Taking the rap for her accomplice and incarcerated for 13 long years, she plots an elaborate retribution.
Cast
Cast
Yeong-ae Lee, Min-sik Choi, Toni Barry, Anne Cordiner, Su-hee Go, Hye-jeong Kang, Bu-seon Kim, Byeong-ok Kim, Shi-hoo Kim, Yea-young Kwon, Seung-Shin Lee, Seung-wan Ryoo, Ha-kyun Shin, Kang-ho Song, Ji-tae Yu, Jin-seo Yun
Director
Director
Chan-wook Park
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Korea, Korean Language
Rent Le Samourai on DVD Le Samourai
Synopsis
A little bit gangster film, a little bit samurai flick, this 1960s French masterpiece from Jean-Pierre Melville introduces the memorable anti-hero Jef Costello (Alain Delon), a contract killer with the instincts of a Japanese warrior and the features of Adonis. After offing a nightclub owner, Costello has two big problems: his double-crossing employer, who now wants him dead, and the dogged police investigator who's determined to rein him in.
Cast
Cast
Alain Delon, François Périer, Nathalie Delon, Caty Rosier, Jacques Leroy, Michel Boisrond, Robert Favart, Jean-Pierre Posier, Catherine Jourdan, Roger Fradet
Director
Director
Jean-Pierre Melville
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, France, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, Foreign Classics, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Must-See, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Secret Things on DVD Secret Things
Synopsis
Freshly fired from their jobs at a strip club, exotic dancer Nathalie (Coralie Revel) and bartender Sandrine (Sabrina Seyvecou) become roommates and pledge to use their sexual prowess to invade the corporate world in this erotic French thriller. It doesn't take long for them to find jobs at a bank, where Sandrine seduces a wealthy top executive (Roger Mirmont) and Nathalie chases the business's affluent -- yet perverse -- heir (Fabrice Deville).
Cast
Cast
Coralie Revel, Sabrina Seyvecou, Roger Mirmont, Fabrice Deville, Blandine Bury, Olivier Soler, Viviane Theophildes, Dorothee Picard, Pierre Gabaston
Director
Director
Jean-Claude Brisseau
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, France, French Language
Rent Intimate Strangers on DVD Intimate Strangers
Synopsis
Seeking psychiatric help, Anna (Sandrine Bonnaire) mistakes the office of her doctor for that of tax attorney William (Fabrice Luchini). Before William can clear up the mistake, Anna's confided in him -- greatly! -- about her personal life. Mutually committed to continuing the charade now that they've shared secrets, Anna and William carry on with their "therapy" sessions. Patrice Leconte (The Man on the Train, The Widow of Saint-Pierre) directs.
Cast
Cast
Sandrine Bonnaire, Fabrice Luchini, Michel Duchaussoy, Anne Brochet, Gilbert Melki, Laurent Gamelon, Helene Surgere, Urbain Cancelier, Isabelle Petit-Jacques
Director
Director
Patrice Leconte
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Erotic Thrillers, France, French Language
Rent Army of Shadows on DVD Army of Shadows
Synopsis
Director Jean-Pierre Melville's experiences as a member of the French Resistance during World War II inform this movie about a civil engineer who becomes one of the chiefs of the underground movement. Hailed by many as a masterpiece for its dark and uncompromising vision, the film (which is based on a Joseph Kessel novel of the same name) co-stars Lino Ventura, Simone Signoret, Paul Meurisse and Jean-Pierre Cassel.
Cast
Cast
Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Claude Mann, Paul Crauchet, Christian Barbier, Serge Reggiani, André Dewavrin, Alain Dekok, Alain Mottet, Alain Libolt, Jean-Marie Robain
Director
Director
Jean-Pierre Melville
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, France
Rent Timecrimes on DVD Timecrimes
Synopsis
After accidentally traveling to the past, Héctor (Karra Elejalde) meets himself and triggers a series of mysterious events that lead to a shocking crime. The gripping time-travel story -- at once deeply intricate and easy to follow -- also stars Candela Fernández. Oscar-nominated short-film director Nacho Vigalondo makes his feature debut with this finely crafted sci-fi thriller.
Cast
Cast
Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Barbara Goenaga, Juan Inciarte, Nacho Vigalondo
Director
Director
Nacho Vigalondo
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Spain, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Death Note on DVD Death Note
Synopsis
When he discovers a mystical notebook that grants him the power to kill anyone he wants by merely writing their name, a brilliant student named Light (Tatsuya Fujiwara) develops a god complex and attempts to create utopia. Now, it's up to ingenious detective "L" (Ken'ichi Matsuyama) to stop the supernatural vigilante. Directed by Shusuke Kaneko, this eerie thriller also stars Asaka Seto, Erika Toda and Shigeki Hosokawa.
Cast
Cast
Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Asaka Seto, Erika Toda, Shigeki Hosokawa, Shunji Fujimura, Takeshi Kaga, Yu Kashii, Norman England
Director
Director
Shusuke Kaneko
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Japan, Japanese Language, Adult Swim
Rent Man on the Train on DVD Man on the Train
Synopsis
A weathered old gangster (Johnny Hallyday) arrives by train at a small French town to rob the local bank. But he soon discovers there's no room at the local inn in which he'd hoped to stay while he plans his crime. Taking up the kind offer of an elderly teacher (Jean Rochefort) to stay in his mansion, the two men soon discover that they each might have been better suited for the other man's way of life.
Cast
Cast
Jean Rochefort, Johnny Hallyday, Jean-François Stévenin, Charlie Nelson, Pascal Parmentier, Isabelle Petit-Jacques, Edith Scob
Director
Director
Patrice Leconte
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, France, French Language
Rent Diabolique on DVD Diabolique
Synopsis
The ailing spouse (Véra Clouzot) and manhandled mistress (Simone Signoret) of a sadistic boarding school headmaster (Paul Meurisse) plan and execute the man's murder -- but their plan goes haywire when the corpse vanishes. Henri-Georges Clouzot directs his real-life wife in this icy, black-and-white masterwork of homicide and Grand Guignol suspense, which ranked No. 49 on the Bravo network's "100 Scariest Movie Moments."
Cast
Cast
Simone Signoret, Vera Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel, Jean Brochard, Pierre Larquey, Michel Serrault, Thérèse Dorny, Noel Roquevert
Director
Director
Henri-Georges Clouzot
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Must-See, France, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions, Foreign Classics, Psychological Thrillers, Mystery
Rent Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance on DVD Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
Synopsis
Ryu sells a kidney to pay for his sister's operation, but the buyer rips him off, so his anarchist girlfriend hatches an alternate plan to raise the money: kidnap the daughter of a rich executive and demand a ransom.
Cast
Cast
Kang-ho Song, Ha-kyun Shin, Doona Bae, Ji-Eun Lim, Bo-bae Han, Se-dong Kim, Dae-yeon Lee, Masashi Fujimoto
Director
Director
Chan-wook Park
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Korean Language, Korea
Rent La Femme Nikita on DVD La Femme Nikita
Synopsis
Internationally acclaimed director Luc Besson delivers the action-packed story of Nikita (Anne Parillaud), a ruthless street junkie whose killer instincts could make her the perfect weapon, in this French film that was remade as Point of No Return in the U.S. Recruited against her will into a secret government organization, Nikita is broken and transformed into a sexy, sophisticated "lethal weapon."
Cast
Cast
Anne Parillaud, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Tchéky Karyo, Jeanne Moreau, Philippe Du Janerand, Jean Reno, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathiere
Director
Director
Luc Besson
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Action Thrillers, Crime Action, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, France
Rent Elite Squad on DVD Elite Squad
Synopsis
In this gritty action-thriller, some Rio de Janeiro cops are just as crooked as the drug lords who run the slums. On the brink of retirement -- and burnout -- Capitão Nascimento must find a trustworthy successor to lead a dangerous mission.
Cast
Cast
Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz, Fernanda Machado, Maria Ribeiro, Paulo Vilela, Fernanda de Freitas, André Felipe, Fabio Lago
Director
Director
José Padilha
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Action Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Crime Dramas, Portuguese Language, Brazil
Rent The Baader Meinhof Complex on DVD The Baader Meinhof Complex
Synopsis
A radical terrorist group known as the Red Army Faction uses extreme violence to combat what they perceive as a new fascist threat in 1970s Germany. The group's savagery belies its revolutionary postwar intentions in this fast-paced fact-based drama.
Cast
Cast
Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Nadja Uhl, Stipe Erceg, Niels-Bruno Schmidt, Vinzenz Kiefer, Simon Licht, Alexandra Maria Lara, Daniel Lommatzsch, Bruno Ganz
Director
Director
Uli Edel
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Political Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Political Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Real Life, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, German Language, Germany
Rent Le Cercle Rouge on DVD Le Cercle Rouge
Synopsis
In French writer-director Jean-Pierre Melville's crime noir classic, a brooding thief named Corey (Alain Delon) and a fearless career criminal named Vogel (Gian Maria Volonte) team up with cop-turned-goon Jansen (Yves Montand) for a hot heist while a straight cop (André Bourvil) stalks them. A code of honor develops among the three crooks, but a destined meeting in the end leads to a change in plans. Paul Crauchet co-stars.
Cast
Cast
Alain Delon, Yves Montand, Gian Maria Volonté, Bourvil, Paul Crauchet, Paul Amiot, Pierre Collet, Andre Ekyan, André Bourvil
Director
Director
Jean-Pierre Melville
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, France, Foreign Classics, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Mesrine: Part 1: Killer Instinct on DVD Mesrine: Part 1: Killer Instinct
Synopsis
This blistering biopic stars Vincent Cassel as notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine. The first in a duology, the film details the genesis of Mesrine's career, including an incident in the army that gave him his first taste of violent power.
Cast
Cast
Vincent Cassel, Cécile De France, Gérard Depardieu, Gilles Lellouche, Roy Dupuis, Elena Anaya, Florence Thomassin, Michel Duchaussoy, Myriam Boyer, Ludivine Sagnier
Director
Director
Jean-François Richet
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, France
Rent The Virgin Spring on DVD The Virgin Spring
Synopsis
On the way to deliver candles to a church, the virginal daughter (Birgitta Pettersson) of feudal landowner Töre (Max von Sydow) is savagely raped and murdered. But fate takes a vengeful hand when the killers unknowingly seek food and shelter at the girl's home. Will the grief-stricken Töre learn the truth about his visitors? Set in medieval Sweden, this disturbing tale directed by Ingmar Bergman earned an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
Cast
Cast
Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson, Axel Duberg, Tor Isedal, Allan Edwall, Ove Porath, Axel Slangus, Gudrun Brost
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Art House, Foreign Must-See, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Ichi the Killer on DVD Ichi the Killer
Synopsis
When his mentor in crime disappears, blond-coiffed Kakihara vows to find out who's responsible. But he's also on the lookout for Ichi, a sadistic killer who may be able to inflict the level of pain Kakihara so badly craves.
Cast
Cast
Tadanobu Asano, Nao Ômori, Shinya Tsukamoto, Paulyn Sun, Susumu Terajima, Shun Sugata, Toru Tezuka, Yoshiki Arizono
Director
Director
Takashi Miike
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Asian Horror, Japan, Japanese Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent With a Friend Like Harry on DVD With a Friend Like Harry
Synopsis
While fixing up their summer cottage, Michel (Laurent Lucas) and his family run into a man (Sergi López) who claims to have gone to high school with Michel. Although Michel doesn't recognize him, the man knows too much not to be a former mate. Soon the man and his girlfriend are living in the cottage, and Michel is realizing that his classmate's interest may instead be obsession in this highly lauded thriller from director Dominik Moll.
Cast
Cast
Laurent Lucas, Sergi López , Mathilde Seigner, Sophie Guillemin, Liliane Rovere, Dominique Rozan, Michel Fau, Victoire de Koster, Laurie Caminata, Lorena Caminata
Director
Director
Dominik Moll
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Psychological Thrillers, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Suspense, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, France
Rent Cronicas on DVD Cronicas
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Tracking a serial killer dubbed "the Monster of Babahoyo" -- an elusive criminal who rapes, murders and buries children -- Miami reporter Manolo Bonilla (John Leguizamo) travels to a small village in Ecuador to investigate. But to write the biggest lead of his career requires help from an incarcerated Bible salesman (Damian Alcazar), who wants to trade information for an interview with the host of an American news program (Alfred Molina).
Cast
Cast
John Leguizamo, Leonor Watling, Damián Alcázar, José María Yazpik, Camilo Luzuriaga, Gloria Leyton, Luiggi Pulla, Henry Layana, Hugo Idrovo, Tamara Navas, Alfred Molina
Director
Director
Sebastian Cordero
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Mexico, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Intacto on DVD Intacto
Synopsis
Set at a Spanish resort, Intacto tells the story of a World War II concentration camp survivor, Samuel (Max von Sydow), who lives in the basement of a casino and has a supernatural ability to acquire good luck -- which he can give, take, sell or gamble for others. As the story begins, he steals luck from an earthquake survivor, Federico, who then vows revenge on Samuel. A series of strange mind games of luck and intrigue follow.
Cast
Cast
Leonardo Sbaraglia, Eusebio Poncela, Mónica López, Antonio Dechent, Max von Sydow, Guillermo Toledo, Alber Ponte, Andrea San Vicente, Jesús Noguero, Ramón Serrada, Marisa Lull, Luis Mesonero
Director
Director
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent Stray Dog on DVD Stray Dog
Synopsis
Murakami (Toshirô Mifune), a young police officer in 1940s Tokyo, finds that his gun was stolen while he was riding a packed bus. With his position in jeopardy, Murakami, aided by veteran officer Sato (Takashi Shimura), tries to locate his missing weapon. Together, they head to some of the worst parts of the city -- and to the forefront of crime. When Murakami learns that his gun has been used in a murder, his search escalates.
Cast
Cast
Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji, Eiko Miyoshi, Noriko Sengoku, Fumiko Honma, Reikichi Kawamura, Eijirô Tôno, Yasushi Nagata
Director
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Classic Thrillers, Foreign Classics, Japanese Language, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Must-See, Japan, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Miss Bala on DVD Miss Bala
Synopsis
Determined to escape the poverty of her hometown, Laura enters a beauty pageant. But after she inadvertently witnesses a gangland massacre, she becomes a pawn in a violent game between the gang's brutal leader, his rivals and American DEA agents.
Cast
Cast
Stephanie Sigman, Irene Azuela, Jose Yenque, Noé Hernández, Javier Zaragoza, Lakshmi Picazo, James Russo, Miguel Couturier, Gabriel Heads
Director
Director
Gerardo Naranjo
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent High and Low on DVD High and Low
Synopsis
Known for his historical epics, director Akira Kurosawa was also a fan of American film noir and detective novels -- which explains why he based High and Low (also known as Heaven and Hell) on an Ed McBain story. Toshirô Mifune plays a wealthy corporate boss who must choose between saving his company and paying the ransom for his chauffeur's kidnapped child. Kurosawa uses his brilliant visual style to reinforce the film's sociological themes.
Cast
Cast
Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Kenjiro Ishiyama, Takeshi Katô, Takashi Shimura, Jun Tazaki, Nobuo Nakamura, Yûnosuke Itô
Director
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classics, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Classic Dramas, Japan, Foreign Art House, Japanese Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Farewell on DVD Farewell
Synopsis
In this thinking man's spy thriller, KGB agent Sergei Grigoriev (Emir Kusturica) plans to hand over hard evidence that proves the depth of his agency's penetration of U.S. intelligence, in a one-man crusade to bring down the Soviet empire.
Cast
Cast
Guillaume Canet, Emir Kusturica, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Aleksey Gorbunov, Dina Korzun, Philippe Magnan, Niels Arestrup, David Soul, Fred Ward, Willem Dafoe
Director
Director
Christian Carion
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Espionage Thrillers, Suspense, French Language, France
Rent Son of Saul on DVD Son of Saul
Synopsis
Amid the horrors of Auschwitz, prisoner Saul Ausländer has the grim duty of transporting corpses from the camp's gas chambers to the crematoria. But when he thinks he recognizes his son's body, Saul sets out to save the boy from incineration.
Cast
Cast
Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont, Sándor Zsótér, Amitai Kedar, Uwe Lauer, Christian Harting, Jerzy Walczak, Marcin Czarnik, Levente Orbán, Attila Fritz
Director
Director
László Nemes
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers
Rent Death Note II: The Last Name on DVD Death Note II: The Last Name
Synopsis
In this live-action sequel to Death Note, the battle of wits between enigmatic detective "L" (Ken'ichi Matsuyama) and teenage vigilante Light (Tatsuya Fujiwara) escalates as Light infiltrates L's inner circle of investigators to divert suspicion away from himself. Meanwhile, popular television host Misa (Erika Toda) finds a second Death Note notebook and uses it to become Light's deadly disciple.
Cast
Cast
Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takeshi Kaga, Shido Nakamura, Erika Toda, Shigeki Hosokawa, Shunji Fujimura, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Shin Shimizu, Sota Aoyama, Magy
Director
Director
Shusuke Kaneko
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Japan, Japanese Language
Rent Mother on DVD Mother
Synopsis
A murder rocks a South Korean town and suspicion quickly falls on a reclusive, mentally challenged -- and alibi-free -- young man (Bin Won). When an inept public defender botches the boy's case, his mother (Hye-ja Kim) sets out to prove her son's innocence. Acclaimed director Joon-ho Bong (Memories of Murder) explores the lengths a mother will go to protect her child in this atmospheric crime thriller.
Cast
Cast
Hye-ja Kim, Bin Won, Ku Jin, Yoon Jae-Moon, Mun-hee Na, Mi-sun Jun, Young-Suck Lee, Sae-Beauk Song, Woo-hee Chun, Byoung-Soon Kim
Director
Director
Joon-ho Bong
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Korea, Korean Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent The Sicilian Girl on DVD The Sicilian Girl
Synopsis
In this drama based on a true story, teenager Rita leads a privileged life when her father and brother are slain by rival Mafiosi. Bent on revenge, she breaks the code of silence, enraging Sicily's most powerful men and putting her life in jeopardy.
Cast
Cast
Veronica D'Agostino, Gérard Jugnot, Marcello Mazzarella, Mario Pupella, Francesco Casisa, Giulia Andò, Roberto Bonura, Paolo Briguglia, Giusi Cataldo, Miriana Faja, Lollo Franco
Director
Director
Marco Amenta
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Crime Dramas, Crime Thrillers, Mobster, Dramas Based on Real Life, 20th Century Period Pieces, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Italian Language, Italy, Period Pieces
Rent Diva on DVD Diva
Synopsis
When 18-year-old Jules (Frederic Andrei) secretly tapes the concert of a superstar diva who refuses to be recorded, he accidentally winds up with another tape that identifies a top mobster involved in an international sex and drug ring. Suddenly, Jules is being chased through the streets of Paris by blackmailers, hit men and the police. Action, arias and assassins all collide in this romantic thriller directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix.
Cast
Cast
Frederic Andrei, Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez, Roland Bertin, Richard Bohringer, Gerard Darmon, Jacques Fabbri, Thuy An Luu, Dominique Pinon, Anny Romand, Chantal Deruaz, Patrick Floersheim, Jean-Jacques Moreau
Director
Director
Jean-Jacques Beineix
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, France, Foreign Must-See, French Language, Foreign Classics, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Mesrine: Part 2: Public Enemy #1 on DVD Mesrine: Part 2: Public Enemy #1
Synopsis
Jacques Mesrine finds his star rising throughout the 1970s as both a gangster and a publicity-hungry celebrity. But while his criminal plans are as grandiose as ever, the Paris police are redoubling their efforts with a special anti-Mesrine unit.
Cast
Cast
Vincent Cassel, Ludivine Sagnier, Mathieu Amalric, Samuel Le Bihan, Gérard Lanvin, Olivier Gourmet, Georges Wilson, Michel Duchaussoy, Anne Consigny, Christophe Vandevelde
Director
Director
Jean-François Richet
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, France
Rent The Machine Girl on DVD The Machine Girl
Synopsis
While seeking revenge for her little brother's murder, Japanese schoolgirl Ami loses an arm to yakuza villains. Her plight prompts a pair of friendly mechanics to furnish our heroine with a butt-kicking machine-gun prosthesis.
Cast
Cast
Minase Yashiro, Asami, Kentarô Shimazu, Honoka, Nobuhiro Nishihara, Yûya Ishikawa, Ryôsuke Kawamura, Demo Tanaka, Nahana, Taro Suwa
Director
Director
Noboru Iguchi
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Action Comedies, Action Thrillers, Crime Action, Slashers and Serial Killers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Asian Horror, Japan, Japanese Language
Rent Versus: Director's Cut on DVD Versus: Director's Cut
Synopsis
Tak Sakaguchi is Prisoner KSC2-303, a criminal who has just escaped from a maximum-security prison. After he heads to the Forest of Resurrection to rendezvous with some gangsters, KSC2-303's escape plan veers off course when an argument with one of the gangsters leads to death. Worse still, KSC2-303 finds out the hard way that when you kill something in the Forest of Resurrection, it doesn't stay dead!
Cast
Cast
Tak Sakaguchi, Hideo Sakaki, Chieko Misaki, Kenji Matsuda
Director
Director
Ryuhei Kitamura
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Horror, Asian Horror, Foreign Thrillers, Japanese Language, Japan, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Insomnia on DVD Insomnia
Synopsis
After he accidentally shoots his partner during a fog-shrouded stakeout, detective Jonas Engström covers his tracks -- but forgets that the suspect witnessed the killing. His guilty conscience and insomnia lead to a downward spiral.
Cast
Cast
Stellan Skarsgård, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Gisken Armand, Maria Bonnevie
Director
Director
Erik Skjoldbjaerg
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Foreign Must-See, Norwegian Language, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Memories of Murder on DVD Memories of Murder
Synopsis
Two rural cops take on the case of Korea's first serial killer, who has raped and murdered 10 women. Working without precedent or advanced forensic technology, they must rely on primitive methods to piece together the clues.
Cast
Cast
Kang-ho Song, Sang-kyung Kim, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song, Hie-bong Byeon, Seo-hie Ko, No-shik Park, Hae-il Park, Jong-ryol Choi, Ji-ru Sung
Director
Director
Joon-ho Bong
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Mystery, Suspense, Foreign Thrillers, Korean Language, Korea
Rent The Memory of a Killer on DVD The Memory of a Killer
Synopsis
During what he hopes will be his last job, a hardened hit man struggles with the onset of Alzheimer's and two detectives who are hot on his trail. Soon, the pressure of it all prompts the contract killer to turn on his own employers.
Cast
Cast
Jan Decleir, Werner De Smedt, Koen De Bouw, Jo De Meyere, Hilde De Baerdemaeker, Geert Van Rampelberg, Gene Bervoets, Patrick Descamps, Vic de Wachter, Deborah Ostrega
Director
Director
Erik Van Looy
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Action Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Dutch Language, Belgium
Rent Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse on DVD Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse
Synopsis
The incomparable Jean Reno returns as Inspector Niemans in this sequel written by Luc Besson. With Reda (Benoît Magimel) by his side, the eccentric Niemans takes on a serial killer who's cutting a swath -- literally and figuratively -- through France. The mayhem begins when a body turns up in a monastery, seemingly the victim of some strange ritual. It's up to Niemans and Reda to unravel this Gordian knot.
Cast
Cast
Jean Reno, Benoît Magimel, Christopher Lee, Camille Natta, Johnny Hallyday, Gabrielle Lazure, Augustin Legrand, Serge Riaboukine, Andre Penvern, Francis Renaud
Director
Director
Olivier Dahan
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, France, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Easy Money on DVD Easy Money
Synopsis
Three criminals' lives collide as they try to make it big, with a deadly chain of events initiated by an escaped crook battling the Serbian mob. His scheme to steal a fortune in cocaine is abetted by an impoverished con artist and an enforcer.
Cast
Cast
Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic, Lisa Henni, Mahmut Suvakci, Jones Danko, Lea Stojanov, Dejan Cukic, Miodrag Stojanovic, Joel Spira
Director
Director
Daniel Espinosa
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Legend of the Fist: Return of Chen Zhen on DVD Legend of the Fist: Return of Chen Zhen
Synopsis
Playing the hero first portrayed by Bruce Lee in Fist of Fury, Donnie Yen reprises his role as legendary fighter Chen Zhen in this breakneck kung fu thriller set in Shanghai during its occupation by the Japanese in World War II.
Cast
Cast
Donnie Yen, Qi Shu, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Shawn Yue, Bo Huang, Yasuaki Kurata, Gregory Wong, Siyan Huo, Ryu Kohata, Karl Dominik, Akira, Jiajia Chen, Zhou Yang
Director
Director
Wai-keung Lau
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Martial Arts, Action Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Cantonese Language, Hong Kong
Rent The Vanishing on DVD The Vanishing
Synopsis
A young man obsessively searches for his girlfriend for three years after she disappears into thin air at a rest stop while on vacation. His investigation catches the eye of her calculating abductor.
Cast
Cast
Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege, Gwen Eckhaus, Bernadette Le Saché, Tania Latarjet, Lucille Glenn
Director
Director
George Sluizer
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Netherlands, Dutch Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Shoot the Piano Player on DVD Shoot the Piano Player
Synopsis
Charlie (Charles Aznavour), a once-famous pianist, is now stroking the keys in a Parisian saloon. When his brothers get in trouble with gangsters, Charlie inadvertently gets swept up in the chaos and is forced to rejoin the family he once fled. This highly stylized melodrama from director François Truffaut employs all of the hallmarks of French new wave cinema: extended voice-overs, out-of-sequence camera shots, sudden jump-cutting and more.
Cast
Cast
Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier, Serge Davri, Daniel Boulanger, Jean-Jacques Aslanian, Claude Heymann, Alex Joffé, Richard Kanayan, Boby Lapointe, Catherine Lutz, Claude Mansard
Director
Director
François Truffaut
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classics, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Art House, France, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Terribly Happy on DVD Terribly Happy
Synopsis
When Copenhagen cop Robert winds up in the remote town of Skarrild, he plans to bide his time recovering from his disreputable past so he can return to the city. But life there is far from peaceful as Robert is drawn into the odd local happenings.
Cast
Cast
Jakob Cedergren, Lene Maria Christensen, Kim Bodnia, Lars Brygmann, Anders Hove, Jens Jørn Spottag, Henrik Lykkegaard, Bodil Jørgensen, Peter Hesse Overgaard, Niels Skousen
Director
Director
Henrik Ruben Genz
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Indie Suspense & Thriller, Psychological Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Mystery, Suspense, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Dramas, Scandinavia, Danish Language
Rent The Bad Sleep Well on DVD The Bad Sleep Well
Synopsis
Koichi Nishi (Toshiro Mifune) is distraught after his father's demise, which he blames on the cutthroat corporate environment in which he worked. Desperate to avenge his father's senseless death, Koichi tampers with the sanity of each person who ever wronged the man. He starts with the cake at his very own wedding; per Koichi's instructions, the confection has been specially crafted to remind the attendees of their darkest secrets.
Cast
Cast
Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Takashi Shimura, Kô Nishimura, Takeshi Katô, Kamatari Fujiwara, Chishu Ryu, Seiji Miyaguchi
Director
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Japan, Foreign Thrillers, Japanese Language, Foreign Classics, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent I Saw the Devil on DVD I Saw the Devil
Synopsis
Secret agent Kim Soo-hyeon learns how far he'll go for revenge after his fiancée is brutally slain by a serial killer. With police baffled, Soo-hyeon decides to catch the murderer, but his growing violence makes him wonder who the monster really is.
Cast
Cast
Byung-hun Lee, Min-sik Choi, Gook-hwan Jeon, Ho-jin Cheon, San-ha Oh, Yoon-seo Kim, Moo-Seong Choi, In-seo Kim
Director
Director
Ji-woon Kim
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Korean Language, Korea
Rent The Man from Nowhere on DVD The Man from Nowhere
Synopsis
Tae-Sik is a widower with a mysterious past. When a young girl he befriends is kidnapped by a vicious drug gang, Tae-Sik rushes to save her. Hell-bent on justice after being framed by the nasty criminals, he takes the law into his own hands.
Cast
Cast
Bin Won, Sae-ron Kim, Tae-Hoon Kim, Hee-won Kim, Seong-oh Kim, Jong-pil Lee, Thanayong Wongtrakul, Hyo-seo Kim, So-hee Hong
Director
Director
Jeong-beom Lee
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Action Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Korean Language, Korea
Rent Shiri on DVD Shiri
Synopsis
In director Je Gyu Kang's action-packed epic that deals head-on with the controversial topic of Korean unification, North Korean superspy Lee Bang Hee is sent to the South as part of a secret plan to reunify the two nations. Against her better judgment, she falls in love with South Korean intelligence officer Yu Jong Won. But when Yu learns of the North's true plans for Korea, their love and the unification effort are threatened.
Cast
Cast
Suk-kyu Han, Min-sik Choi, Yunjin Kim, Kang-ho Song, Derek Kim
Director
Director
Je-gyu Kang
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Korea, Korean Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Elle on DVD Elle
Synopsis
After ruthless businesswoman Michèle becomes the victim of a brutal rape, she begins an obsessive hunt for her assailant. When she tracks him down, the two begin a macabre dialogue that Michèle can't resist, despite the danger.
Cast
Cast
Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling, Virginie Efira
Director
Director
Paul Verhoeven
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Sleep Dealer on DVD Sleep Dealer
Synopsis
In a futuristic yet not unfamiliar world, the lives of three strangers connect in surprising ways amid a backdrop of militarization, closed borders and an all-encompassing global technological network.
Cast
Cast
Luis Fernando Peña, Metztli Adamina, José Concepción Macías, Tenoch Huerta, Martín Palomares, Jacob Vargas, Leonor Varela, Giovanna Zacarías, Marius Biegai, Emilio Guerrero, Ursula Tania, Jake Koenig
Director
Director
Alex Rivera
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Thrillers, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent Funny Games on DVD Funny Games
Synopsis
An affluent family is settling into their secluded lakeside vacation property when two young men invade the home and take the family hostage. The pair begin to play sadistic games, betting whether the family will survive by morning.
Cast
Cast
Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe, Arno Frisch, Frank Giering, Stefan Clapczynski, Doris Kunstmann, Christoph Bantzer, Wolfgang Gluck, Susanne Meneghel
Director
Director
Michael Haneke
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Psychological Thrillers, Suspense, Crime Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, German Language, Eastern Europe
Rent Point Blank on DVD Point Blank
Synopsis
Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy -- a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. Can he evade the cops and the criminal underground and deliver his beloved to safety?
Cast
Cast
Gilles Lellouche, Roschdy Zem, Gérard Lanvin, Elena Anaya, Mireille Perrier, Claire Perot, Moussa Maaskri, Pierre Benoist, Virgile Bramly, Nicky Naude
Director
Director
Fred Cavayé
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Action Thrillers, Suspense, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, France, French Language
Rent 13 Tzameti on DVD 13 Tzameti
Synopsis
An award winner at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, Géla Babluani's taut neo-noir thriller sends its young protagonist, Sébastien (George Babluani), on a harrowing journey through a dark underworld of chaos and crime. Not one to seek adventure, Sébastien uncharacteristically throws caution to the wind when he decides to follow a set of instructions intended for someone else, leading him to a nightmarish destination from which he may never return.
Cast
Cast
George Babluani, Pascal Bongard, Augustin Legrand, Aurélien Recoing, Fred Ulysse, Christophe Van de Velde, Philippe Passon
Director
Director
Géla Babluani
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Mystery, France, French Language
Rent Z on DVD Z
Synopsis
Based on true events, director Costa-Gavras's Oscar-winning film closely parallels the real-life assassination of a Greek doctor and humanist whose 1963 murder led to public scandal and eventual overthrow of the democratic government in Greece. Part mystery and part thriller, the film made its mark as a groundbreaking political roman à clef, and its edge-of-your-seat plot, vérité photography and driving score resonate even today.
Cast
Cast
Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacques Perrin, Charles Denner, François Périer, Pierre Dux, Georges Géret
Director
Director
Costa-Gavras
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Must-See, France, French Language, Foreign Classics
Rent Battle Royale 2 on DVD Battle Royale 2
Synopsis
Three years after the Battle Royale slaughter, survivor Shuya Nanahara heads a terrorist group dubbed the "Wild Seven." Determined to destroy the Japanese regime that tried to kill them, the guerrillas stage a crushing attack on Tokyo.
Cast
Cast
Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ai Maeda, Miyuki Kanbe, Natsuki Katô, Aki Maeda, Shûgo Oshinari
Director
Director
Kenta Fukasaku, Kinji Fukasaku
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Dramas, Action Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Japanese Language, Japan, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Love Crime on DVD Love Crime
Synopsis
French director Alain Corneau delivers a chilling tale of two ambitious women -- a senior executive and her eager young assistant -- whose professional appetites grow dangerously personal as they jockey for power.
Cast
Cast
Ludivine Sagnier, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patrick Mille, Guillaume Marquet, Gérald Laroche, Julien Rochefort, Olivier Rabourdin, Marie Guillard, Mike Powers, Matthew Gonder, Jean-Pierre Leclerc
Director
Director
Alain Corneau
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, France
Rent The Housemaid on DVD The Housemaid
Synopsis
A wealthy family's new maid, Eun-yi (Do-yeon Jeon), attracts the attention of Hoon (Jung-Jae Lee), the man of the house, and a fiery affair develops between them. But although Hoon signs Eun-yi's checks, he's not the one controlling the relationship. One secret leads to another, until Eun-yi threatens to destroy the entire family. This update of the 1960 chiller was an Official Selection of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Do-yeon Jeon, Jung-Jae Lee, Seo-Hyeon Ahn, Seo Woo, Yeo-jung Yoon, Hwang Jeong-min
Director
Director
Sang-soo Im
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Korea, Korean Language
Rent Cell 211 on DVD Cell 211
Synopsis
Knocked out cold during his first day on the job, prison officer Juan (Alberto Ammann) awakens to realize that his co-workers have abandoned him in the middle of an inmate uprising. To survive, Juan must pose as a prisoner and befriend the riot's leader, Malamadre (Luis Tosar). As the violence escalates and political fallout mounts, Juan must use all his cunning to stay alive in this masterfully suspenseful Spanish thriller.
Cast
Cast
Alberto Ammann, Luis Tosar, Antonio Resines, Marta Etura, Carlos Bardem, Manolo Solo, Jesús Carroza, Félix Cubero, Manuel Moron, Luis Zahera
Director
Director
Daniel Monzón
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Spain, Spanish Language
Rent The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch on DVD The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch
Synopsis
When a billionaire suddenly dies, his corporation passes to his free-spirited son, Largo, who's languishing in a South American jail on phony charges. Now Largo must battle corrupt cops, corporate raiders and his own ambivalence about his new wealth.
Cast
Cast
Tomer Sisley, Kristin Scott Thomas, Miki Manojlovic, Mélanie Thierry, Gilbert Melki, Karel Roden, Steven Waddington, Anne Consigny, Radivoje Bukvic, Wolfgang Pissors
Director
Director
Jérôme Salle
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, France, French Language
Rent Fulltime Killer on DVD Fulltime Killer
Synopsis
Top assassin "O" finds his status challenged by Tok, a mysterious man whose reckless style of killing has made him the latest darling in the world of hit men. While duking it out for the top spot, both men must evade a determined Interpol inspector.
Cast
Cast
Andy Lau, Simon Yam, Takashi Sorimachi, Kelly Lin, Cherrie Ying, Suet Lam, Teddy Lin
Director
Director
Johnnie To
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Action Thrillers, Crime Action, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Cantonese Language, Hong Kong
Rent A Hijacking on DVD A Hijacking
Synopsis
Tension mounts when a Danish cargo ship bound for harbor is hijacked by Somali pirates and held for a hefty ransom in the millions, prompting the shipping company's CEO to hire a professional negotiator.
Cast
Cast
Søren Malling, Pilou Asbæk, Dar Salim, Roland Møller, Gary Skjoldmose Porter, Abdihakin Asgar, Amalie Ihle Alstrup, Ole Dupont
Director
Director
Tobias Lindholm
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Foreign Thrillers, Danish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Secuestro Express on DVD Secuestro Express
Synopsis
After a night of dancing, Carla and Martin are swept away by a trio of kidnappers in search of a hefty ransom from Carla's wealthy father. Imprisoned, the couple undergoes a terrifying journey through the city while at the mercy of their captors.
Cast
Cast
Mía Maestro, Rubén Blades, Carlos Julio Molina, Pedro Perez, Carlos Madera, Jean Paul Leroux, Ermahn Ospina, Miguel Angel Landa, Dalila Colombo, Elba Escobar
Director
Director
Jonathan Jakubowicz
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Latin America
Rent Inspector Bellamy on DVD Inspector Bellamy
Synopsis
From renowned French director Claude Chabrol comes this intriguingly low-key police thriller in which vacationing detective Paul Bellamy (Gérard Depardieu) can't keep himself from getting involved when a mystery rears its head on holiday. Of course, his wife (Marie Bunel) is less than thrilled to share her vacation with criminals, and when Bellamy's brother pays an unexpected visit, the family tensions ratchet up as high as the professional ones.
Cast
Cast
Gérard Depardieu, Clovis Cornillac, Jacques Gamblin, Marie Bunel, Vahina Giocante, Marie Matheron, Adrienne Pauly, Yves Verhoeven, Bruno Abraham-Kremer, Rodolphe Pauly
Director
Director
Claude Chabrol
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, France, French Language, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Empire of the Wolves on DVD Empire of the Wolves
Synopsis
While a government official's wife lies writhing in bed, hallucinating, two Paris police officers comb the streets to investigate three murders, noting that the victims are all female Turkish laborers.
Cast
Cast
Jean Reno, Arly Jover, Jocelyn Quivrin, Laura Morante, Philippe Bas, David Kammenos, Didier Sauvegrain, Patrick Floersheim, Etienne Chicot, Albert Dray
Director
Director
Chris Nahon
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Foreign Action & Adventure, Crime Action, Foreign Thrillers, Action Thrillers, French Language, France
Rent Shinjuku Incident on DVD Shinjuku Incident
Synopsis
Fleeing mainland China to search for his lost love, Xiu Xiu, an illegal immigrant known as Steelhead travels to Tokyo -- where he reluctantly becomes a yakuza hit man after discovering that Xiu Xiu has married into the mob.
Cast
Cast
Jackie Chan, Naoto Takenaka, Daniel Wu, Jinglei Xu, Masaya Katô, Tôru Minegishi, Jack Kao, Kenya Sawada, Hiroyuki Nagato, Yasuaki Kurata, Bingbing Fan
Director
Director
Tung-shing Yee
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Crime Action, Crime Dramas, Action Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Dramas, Mandarin Language, Hong Kong
Rent Pusher on DVD Pusher
Synopsis
A small-scale pusher named Frank blows a big-time heroin deal and gets in trouble with a powerful drug lord. As the week drags on, Frank scrambles to pay back the money he lost, but his attempts to raise cash take him into dangerous territory.
Cast
Cast
Kim Bodnia, Zlatko Buric, Laura Drasbaek, Slavko Labovic, Mads Mikkelsen, Peter Andersson, Vanja Bajicic, Lisbeth Rasmussen, Levino Jensen, Thomas Bo Larsen
Director
Director
Nicolas Winding Refn
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Action Thrillers, Danish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Them on DVD Them
Synopsis
Late one night, Lucas (Michaël Cohen) and Clémentine (Olivia Bonamy) encounter strange events in their remote country home. It starts with prank calls and strange noises, but when the power is cut off and their car disappears, the terrified couple is trapped by the unseen force. Is it simply kids from the school where Clémentine teaches, or could it have something to do with a mother and daughter who mysteriously vanished the day before?
Cast
Cast
Olivia Bonamy, Adriana Mocca, Maria Roman, Camelia Maxim, Alexandru Boghiu, Emanuel Stefanuc, Horia Ioan, Michael Cohen
Director
Director
David Moreau, Xavier Palud
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Horror, France, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Cronos on DVD Cronos
Synopsis
After an ancient device attaches itself to his body, aging antiques dealer Jesus (Federico Luppi) struggles to cope with an insatiable thirst for human blood, a menacing brute (Ron Perlman) dead set on retrieving the mechanism and the gradual realization that he cannot die. The directorial debut of acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, this thrilling vampire tale co-stars Tamara Shanath as Jesus's granddaughter, Aurora.
Cast
Cast
Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Margarita Isabel, Tamara Shanath, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Mario Iván Martínez, Farnesio de Bernal, Juan Carlos Colombo, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos
Director
Director
Guillermo del Toro
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Horror, Foreign Thrillers, Mexico, Spanish Language, Halloween
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