Tag: torture

Faith of My Fathers (2005) (TV) 6.3

Faith of My Fathers (2005) (TV)

John McCain is a poor student, except at wrestling, but toughs it out in Annapolis at the US Naval Academy with the goal of becoming a career naval officer like his father and grandfather, who were both admirals. Love at...

My Enemy’s Enemy (2007) 7.4

My Enemy’s Enemy (2007)

A look at the history of one-time Gestapo commander Klaus Barbie, infamously known as "The Butcher of Lyon." This documentary's main focus will be on Barbie's post-war activities, in which he became a counter-intelligenc...

Music to Madness: The Story of Komitas (2014) 6.8

Music to Madness: The Story of Komitas (2014)

Born on September 26, 1869 in the Armenian homeland of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, Komitas was a frail, weak boy, but with a perfect singing voice. Despite humble life circumstances, it was his voice that brought Komitas...

Out of Life (1991) 6.8

Out of Life (1991)

A French photograher is kidnapped and held hostage in a war-torn Beirut. Slowly but surely his integrity and self-respect is broken.::Mattias Thuresson ...

Violation (2020) 6.1

Violation (2020)

A troubled woman on the edge of divorce returns home to her younger sister after years apart. But when her sister and brother-in-law betray her trust, she embarks on a vicious crusade of revenge....

Undocumented (2010) 5.9

Undocumented (2010)

A small group of documentary filmmakers chronicle the trials and inequities faced by Mexican undocumented immigrants. When they join a group of families crossing the border to record the experience firsthand, their truck...

Coven (2020) 6.2

Coven (2020)

1609, Basque Country (north to Spain). In a land full of pagan legends and ancient traditions, Judge Rostegui belonging the Spanish Inquisition is chosen by king Felipe III to be sent with a notary and a group of soldier...

The Retrievers (1982) 4.6

The Retrievers (1982)

Carefree electrician Tom Cathral is recruited by The Company, and is quickly offered a full-time promotion to join the Retrievers, an elite squad of crooked secret operatives. His refusal to kill botches his first missio...

Path (2015) 3.7

Path (2015)

Ana is a young woman who has just been given a scholarship to study in a foreign country. She decides to celebrate with their friends out of the city. On the road, after helping an injured woman, they are kidnapped by a ...

The Ugly Ones (1966) 6.5

The Ugly Ones (1966)

Escaped outlaw Jose Gomez returns to his home town pursued by bounty killer Luke Chilson. The towns people protect Gomez, unaware, at first, that he is now a changed and dangerous man....

Genocide (1982) 7.3

Genocide (1982)

A chilling, heartbreaking testament to the strength and suffering of the Jewish people and the courage and heroism of those who came to their aid. With beautiful narration by Orson Welles and Elizabeth Taylor the film be...

Rough Cut (2020) -

Rough Cut (2020)

Two art filmmakers record the home invasion of a producer that rejected them...

Gunpoint (2020) 1.9

Gunpoint (2020)

It is a disturbing thriller about a home invasion of a wealthy family that lives in a small-high end apartment. The family is taken hostage as the invader psychologically tortures David, the head of the household, by cau...

The Lady (2011) 7.1

The Lady (2011)

THE LADY is an epic love story about how an extraordinary couple and family sacrifice their happiness at great human cost for a higher cause. This is the story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. Despite d...

The Real Glory (1939) 6.6

The Real Glory (1939)

In 1906 the American army pulls out of Mindanao leaving a handful of officers to try and get the Philippines Constabulary into shape to protect the native population from ruthless invaders. By reputation and by their exp...

Storm Warning (2007) 5.8

Storm Warning (2007)

On a weekend boating excursion, husband and wife, Rob and Pia become lost and end up in the most unlikely place, a thick brush filled marsh, on an island in the middle of nowhere. With their boat in disarray, darkness co...

Hellraiser: Inferno (2000) (V) 5.5

Hellraiser: Inferno (2000) (V)

A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".::Greg Enright...

The Outsider (1979) 6.7

The Outsider (1979)

Idealistic Vietnam veteran Michael Flaherty (Wasson), enthralled by the stories told to him by his grandfather (Hayden) and disillusioned by the lack of a clear cut cause in Vietnam, leaves his comfortable life in a Detr...

The Ascent (1977) 8.3

The Ascent (1977)

In a freezing cold World War II winter, two pro-Soviet partisans - Sotnikov and Rybak - head off to find food for themselves and their compatriots. They find a sheep at the home of a German Headman but their return to ca...

Micmacs (2009) 7.2

Micmacs (2009)

Avid movie-watcher and video store clerk Bazil has had his life all but ruined by weapons of war. His father was killed by a landmine in Morocco and one fateful night a stray bullet from a nearby shootout embeds itself i...

Untraceable (2008) 6.2

Untraceable (2008)

A secret service agent, Jennifer Marsh, gets caught in a very personal and deadly cat-and-mouse game with a serial killer who knows that people (being what they are - both curious and drawn to the dark side of things) wi...

The Prophecy: Uprising (2005) (V) 5.2

The Prophecy: Uprising (2005) (V)

Not all prophecies have already been written. The Lexicon is an ancient religious manuscript that continues to write itself and reveal the mysteries of the future. When it lands in the hands of an unsuspecting young woma...

My Mom’s New Boyfriend (2008) 5.3

My Mom’s New Boyfriend (2008)

Henry is a young FBI agent. During a three-year absence from his home in Shreveport, his mother Marty loses more than 100 pounds, looks great, and to Henry's embarrassment, has become a party animal. Within a day of Henr...

1987: When the Day Comes (2017) 7.8

1987: When the Day Comes (2017)

In 1987 Korea, under an oppressive military regime, a college student gets killed during a police interrogation involving torture. Government officials are quick to cover up the death and order the body to be cremated. A...

Road Games (1981) 6.6

Road Games (1981)

Pat Quid is driving a semi across Australia. On the way he encounters various other travellers and the occasional hitchhikers repeatedly as they're traveling the same road. A favorite pastime of Pat is to play games to p...

Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1995) (V) 5.1

Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1995) (V)

Darkman, who has, since the first film, devoted his life to perfecting his synthetic skin and fighting crime, is horrified to learn that his old foe, Robert G. Durant, is alive. Durant wastes no time taking control of hi...

The Punisher (1989) 5.7

The Punisher (1989)

Based on the Marvel Comic, Dolph Lundgren is Frank Castle an ex-cop who lives in the sewers and acts as judge, jury, and executioner to the city's criminals in retaliation for the unpunished murders of his wife and kids....

The Double (2011) 5.9

The Double (2011)

A US senator's just been murdered, and it bears the marks of a Soviet assassin, who's long-thought to be dead. To hunt down the killer, a retired member of the CIA, who spent his career going toe-to-toe with his Soviet n...

The Raven (1935) 7

The Raven (1935)

A wealthy judge coaxes the brilliant but eccentric neurological surgeon Dr. Vollin (Lugosi), who also has an obsessive penchant for Edgar Allen Poe, out of retirement to save the life of his daughter, a dancer crippled a...

Shogun’s Joy of Torture (1968) 6.2

Shogun’s Joy of Torture (1968)

The Joy of Torture is an anthology that is made up of three separate stories that all intersect: The first segment is about Shinza who was hurt while working when a log hit him on the head, and now sister Mitsu is forced...

Hostel: Part II (2007) 5.5

Hostel: Part II (2007)

Three female college students take a detour from their partying, enticed by a beautiful European woman who promises seclusion, safety and maybe even romance. What they get is a living hell where they are sold to the high...

Public Enemies (2009) 7

Public Enemies (2009)

The difficult 1930s is a time of robbers who knock over banks and other rich targets with alarming frequency. Of them, none is more notorious than John Dillinger, whose gang plies its trade with cunning efficiency agains...

Victims (2013) 5.5

Victims (2013)

Lindsay and Spencer are a typical young couple, but their lives are changed forever after a violent home invasion. Now Lindsay finds herself a prisoner in her own home as her husband tortures the men responsible.::Anonym...

The Whistleblower (2010) 7.1

The Whistleblower (2010)

Inspired by true events, Kathy (Rachel Weisz) is an American police officer who takes a job working as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Her expectations of helping to rebuild a devastated country are dashed when she unc...

The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) 6.6

The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

"My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken Me?" It is towards this climactic crossroads that the story of Jesus of Nazareth leads, and to which, at the final moment, it again looks back in triumphant retrospect. It is the a...

Essential Killing (2010) 6.1

Essential Killing (2010)

A Taliban member who lives in Afghanistan is taken captive by the Americans after killing an American soldier and two contractors. He is transferred to Europe for interrogation but manages to escape from his captors and ...

The Lobster (2015) 7.2

The Lobster (2015)

A love story set in a dystopian near future where single people are arrested and transferred to a creepy hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal...

Kill List (2011) 6.4

Kill List (2011)

Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.::Anony...

Streets of Laredo (1949) 6.7

Streets of Laredo (1949)

Texas, 1878: cheerful outlaw-buddies Jim, Lorn and Wahoo rescue spunky orphan Rannie Carter from rustling racketeers, then are forced to separate. Lorn goes on to bigger and better robberies, while Jim and Wahoo are (at ...

Pixote (1981) 8

Pixote (1981)

Pixote, a 10-year-old runaway boy, is arrested on the streets of Sao Paulo during a police round-up homeless people. Pixote endures torture, degradation and corruption at a local youth detention center where two of the r...