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  • New York cab driver and conspiracy buff Jerry Fletcher (Mel Gibson) knows about the secret movers, shakers and assassins who really control things. Trying to put Justice Department attorney Alice Sutton (Julia Roberts) in the know, he’s run out of her office. Soon both will run for their lives. 

    The two stars conspire for suspense, romance and twists that click like a rush-hour taxi meter. A crackpot theory in the newsletter Jerry publishes may be true. Cryptic Dr. Jonas (Patrick Stewart) and his men aim to quash it — and them too. “I don’t know what I know but I know that it’s big,” Jerry says. What we know is that Conspiracy Theory is big entertainment.

  • He was where he shouldn’t have been and saw what he shouldn’t have seen. Now, who will believe the word of a career thief and ex-con? Who will trust Luther Whitney when he says he saw a woman killed — and that the man responsible for her death is the President of the United States?

    Clint Eastwood portrays Whitney and directs this crisp, finely acted thriller based on David Baldacci’s best-selling novel. The stellar cast, which includes Gene Hackman and Ed Harris, creates well-rounded characters that intensify a constantly spiralling game of cat and mouse between Whitney, local police and the highest levels of White House power. Eastwood is a master at steadily raising the stakes in thrillers. Here his mastery is absolute.

  • Dr. Guy Luthan did everything right but it turned out wrong. A patient under his care at New York’s Gramercy Hospital mysteriously died, and now Luthan wants to know why. However, when he looks for post-mortem details, he finds no body... and no records. 

    Hugh Grant plays Luthan in Extreme Measures, “one of the most effective paranoid suspense movies since The Fugitive” (Chicago Tribune). Gene Hackman and Sarah Jessica Parker co-star in this mystery thriller posing a medical ethics dilemma to keep you thinking long after it ends. Luthan’s determined to unravel the bizarre conspiracy into which he’s stumbled. But he’s not the only one willing to go to extremes.

  • Looking for excitement? You’ve made the right Decision! Producer Joel Silver adds to his string of hits and Stuart Baird, editor of Silver’s Lethal Weapon and other action spectaculars, makes a memorable directorial debut on a movie “faster than Speed and more fun than Broken Arrow” (Allen Barra, Newhouse Newspapers). 

    Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry, John Leguizamo and others in a heroic ensemble are on board for first class thrills. The mission: board a hijacked 747 in mid-air. Avoid detection. Locate and disable a hair-triggered nerve-toxin bomb that could wipe out the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. Execute a split-second attack that overwhelms the terrorists and safeguards the passengers. Do it all without air-to-ground radio. And do it before an increasingly jittery U.S. military blasts the airliner out of the sky. “I hope there’s a good movie on this flight,” an anti-terrorist operative quips. As it turns out, there’s a great one: Executive Decision!

  • One is a cop, the other a thief. Both are demanding perfectionists; both are about to tear a city apart. Robert De Niro and Al Pacino combine their explosive talents to devastating effect in director Michael Mann’s (The Last of the Mohicans) masterly crime epic. Vincent Hanna (Pacino) is a brilliant LA cop whose obsession with his work has all but destroyed his personal life. 

    Investigating a brutal armed robbery leads him to a gang lead by hardened professional criminal Neil McCauley (De Niro). The heat closes in on McCauley and his crew, leading to a meeting of minds and a shattering collision from which few will survive.

  • Gluttony. Greed. Sloth. Wrath. Pride. Lust. Envy. Seven deadly sins. Seven ways to die.

    Two Cops (Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman) track a brilliant and elusive killer who orchestrates a strong of horrific murders, each kill targeting a practitioner of one of the Seven Deadly Sins. Gwyneth Paltrow also stars in this acclaimed thriller set in a dour, drizzly city sick with pain and blight.

  • Your heart is racing. You shiver with fear. You’ve caught what’s going around. You’ve got the fever, the frenzy and all the thrills. You’re watching Outbreak. Big-name stars join director Wolfgang Petersen (In the Line of Fire) for big excitement in this breathless technothriller. 

    Two-time Academy Award® winner Dustin Hoffman plays Sam Daniels, a take-charge army virologist trying to stave off global biological meltdown. A rare killer virus from the jungles of Zaire has taken hold in a California community. It knows no boundaries. Its mortality rate is 100%. And some say the only way to stop its spread is to firebomb the town and everyone in it. Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Donald Sutherland and more superb talents join Hoffman in this shocking, nail-biting tale of the day that could become doomsday.

  • His career. His marriage. His future. It’s all on the line for DigiCom executive Tom Sanders (Michael Douglas). He rejected the passionate advance of his new boss (Demi Moore). Now she’s charging him with sexual harassment. 

    Suddenly, long-time company man Tom must scramble for his corporate life – a scramble that will lead him into the dazzling cyberworld of DigiCom’s new virtual reality corridor… and lay bare a shocking conspiracy among key company personnel. High-tech intrigue and lowdown sexual politics combine in this bristling thriller based on the bestseller by Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park, Congo) and directed by Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Bugsy). Sleek, sensual and cybernetic, Disclosure hotwires you to one exhilarating buzz after another.

  • The undead are among us and livelier than ever when Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and a talented group of young-bloods star in Interview with the Vampire, the spellbinding screen adaptation of Anne Rice’s best seller.

     Award-winning box office favourite Cruise stylishly plays the supremely evil and charismatic vampire Lestat. Pitt is Louis, lured by Lestat into the immortality of the damned, then tormented by an unalterable fact of vampire life: to survive, he must kill. Stephen Rea, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater and newcomer Kirsten Dunst also star. One lifetime alone offers plenty of opportunities for the savage revelries of the night. Imagine what an eternity can bring. Hypnotically directed by Neil Jordan (The Crying Game), Interview with the Vampire offers enough thrills, shocks and fiendish fun to last a lifetime... and beyond.

  • Settle down, breathe deeply and hold tight as The Client, one of the best screen adaptations of a John Grisham novel, delivers dramatic moment-by-moment suspense. Academy Award® winners Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones headline this whirlwind thriller. 

    Newcomer Brad Renfro plays 11-year-old Mark Sway, torn between what he knows and what he can never tell. Witnessing the suicide of a Mafia Lawyer, Mark accidentally gets caught up in a mafia secret. Now an unwilling pawn in a deadly game between the mafia and ambitious Reverend Roy (Jones), his only ally is his courageous attorney (Sarandon) who risks her career – and unexpectedly, her life for him.