Academy Award®-Winner for Best Adapted Screenplay. Academy Award®-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (TV's SHERLOCK, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS) shines as real-life war hero and pioneer of modern-day computing, Alan Turing. THE IMITATION GAME follows Turing as he leads a motley crew of scholars, linguists, chess champions, and intelligence officers in cracking the so-called unbreakable codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine, potentially saving millions of lives by helping to shorten the war. Also depicted is Turing's tragic fall from grace when he was convicted of homosexuality - a crime in post-war Britain. Co-starring Academy Award®-nominee Keira Knightley of BEGIN AGAIN and PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN FRANCHISE.
Set in present day Italy where art connoisseur, harpsichord aficionado, master of soufflés and genius of improvisational murder, Tom Ripley , John Malkovich finds his complacency shaken when he is scorned at a local party. While any ordinary sociopath might repay the insult with some mild act of retribution, the game Ripley has in mind is far subtler, and infinitely more sinister, as he hires a man in need of money to commit murder.
"I'd rather live for Germany than die for England," says Eddie Chapman. But the actions of the clever British safecracker don't match his words. Trained by the Nazis to spy for the Third Reich inside England, Chapman then becomes a key agent for British Intelligence, engaging in counterspy operations that feed disinformation to the Nazi war machine -- and outwitting the enemy brass so completely he is awarded the Iron Cross. The year after The Sound of Music and over four decades before his Oscar®-winning Best Supporting Actor performance in 2010's Beginners, versatile Christopher Plummer portrays suave Chapman in this spy thriller whose superb cast includes Yul Brynner as Chapman's German espionage mentor and Trevor Howard as a British spy chief. Terence Young (Dr. No, Thunderball) directs, giving a caper-like feel to this fact-based film that also costars Thunderball's Claudine Auger and Goldfinger's Gert Frobe.
World War II. Turkey remains neutral, wedged between Russia and the Nazi-controlled Balkans. While the fate of one nation, and possibly the outcome of the war, hang in the balance, American Joe Barton (George Raft) agrees to hold an envelope for beautiful Ana Remzi (Osa Massen) until their train arrives in Ankara. But when Joe tries to return the envelope, he finds Ana dead. Now, with the Russians Zaleshoff (Peter Lorre), his beautiful sister, Tamara (Brenda Marshall), and Nazi agent Colonel Robinson (Sydney Greenstreet) pursuing him, Joe realizes he is holding the secret Nazi blueprint for the invasion of Turkey.
In this tense psychological thriller, Anne Keyes (Romola Garai), a young woman from a powerful political family, stumbles upon sinister evidence relating to a secret Nazi conspiracy plot. As war rages throughout Europe, Anne discovers the dark truths hidden by those closest to her and becomes caught in a deadly web of lies and betrayal. MPAA Rating: R Some violent images, language and brief sexuality/nudity UK Film Council/1939 Limited 2009 All Rights Reserved
Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, and Leo Gregory star in director Glenn Standring's tale about vampires and humans peacefully co-existing in an alternate-universe, 1960s-era New Zealand, and the chaos that unfolds when a mysterious influenza epidemic begins sweeping through the human population. Nuovo Zelandia is a land where humans and immortals live side by side in harmony, the immortals representing the next phase in human evolution. When a virulent influenza virus begins infecting the mortals and a renegade vampire named Edgar resorts to feeding on their blood, the church dispatches Silas (Scott) on a mission to capture the murdering vampire and restore the delicate balance that once held their community together. Aided in his mission by a human police captain (Burrows) who isn't willing to let any more of his fellow men fall, Silas soon discovers that his mysterious target harbors some deeply disturbing secrets.
While on holiday in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple, Perry (Ewan McGregor and Gail (Naomie Harris), befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, Dima (Stellan Skarsgård), who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money launderer for the Russian mafia.When Dima asks for their help to deliver classified information to the British Secret Services, Perry and Gail get caught in a dangerous world of international espionage and dirty politics. The couple is propelled on a perilous journey through Paris and Bern, a safe house in the French Alps, to the murky corners of the City of London and form an alliance with the British Government via a ruthless and determined MI6 agent (Damian Lewis - HOMELAND).
When a young mother and true believer from a violent IRA family is captured by British spies, she is forced to betray everything she believes in for the sake of her son in this taut, high-stakes thriller.
Award winners Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth deliver riveting performances in this tense thriller based on the best-selling novel that features a shocking twist ending you will never see coming. Kidman plays Christine, a woman who wakes up every day remembering nothing. But when she tries to piece together her former life, she uncovers terrifying secrets that leave her with no one she can trust.
In Sydney Pollack's critically acclaimed suspense-thriller, Robert Redford (Spy Game ) stars as CIA Agent Joe Turner. Code name: Condor. When his entire office is massacred, Turner goes on the run from his enemies...and his so-called allies. After reporting the murders to his superiors, the organization wants to bring Condor in -- but somebody is trying to take him out. In his frantic hunt for answers, and in a desperate run for his life, Turner abducts photographer Kathy Hale (Faye Dunaway, The Thomas Crown Affair ), eventually seducing her into helping him
Oscar® winner John Gielgud*, Derek Jacobi, Richard Attenborough and Nicol Williamson star in this intriguing take of spies and counterspies, based on Graham Greene's brilliant novel. When a leak in the British Secret Service is discovered in Russia, two agents become the target of the government's investigation: Arthur Davis (Jacobi), a high-living bachelor whose attempts at a secret rendezvous with a woman arouse the suspicions of his superiors; and Maurice Castle, who eight years earlier had defied his government by falling in love with an African woman and helping her escape to England to become his wife. Ironically, one of the men is selling secrets to the Communists, and in the course of the investigation, the suspected double agent is eliminated by the government. But did they kill the wrong man? Directed by Otto Preminger and written by Tom Stoppard (Empire of the Sun), The Human Factor contains multi-layered plot twists that will keep you in suspense until the climactic finale!
The Tillinger Foundation, which is dedicated to missions of higher culture and which has ramifications all over the world, is in reality one of the most important centres of specialised espionage of the United States. A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a letter written by the CIA that promises American assistance to Russia if China gets the atomic bomb.
There's the right way, the wrong way and the Army way. But there's no way military investigator Paul Brenner (John Travolta) is going to participate in a cover-up when Fort MacCallum officials try to hide the motive behind the murder of a beautiful female officer.