Machine Gun Preacher (2011)
Summary: The story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who found God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been forced to become soldiers. (imdb)
Summary: An ex-convict with a drug problem, who lacks the skills to be anything other than a flim-flam man, has gotten his friend Gilly into a tight spot the minute he's out of jail, by putting Gilly's money into gun-buying proposition. Soon the pair must tangle with a variety of nefarious types in order to get their lives straightened out. (allmovieguide.com)
Chasing Mavericks (2012)
Summary: Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks. (imdb)
Playing for Keeps (2012)
Summary: A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team in an attempt to get his life together. (imdb)
Summary: A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.
The Ugly Truth (2009)
Summary: A romantically challenged morning show producer (Heigl) is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent (Butler) to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an unexpected result.
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Summary: An everyday guy decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets his family's killers free. His target: The district attorney who orchestrated the deal. (imdb)
The Bounty Hunter (2010)
Summary: Milo (Gerard Butler) is a bounty hunter whose latest gig is a doozy, as he finds out too late that the bail-skipper he must chase down is his own ex-wife, Nicole (Jennifer Aniston), and she has no intention of coming in without a fight. Complicating matters, Nicloe's wannabe-boyfriend joins the chase in this high-octane comedy from director Andy Tennant.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Summary: A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.
Movie 43 (2013)
Summary: An ensemble comedy intertwining different tales. (imdb)
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Summary: Disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers. (imdb)
The Headhunter's Calling (2016)
Summary: A headhunter whose life revolves around closing deals in a a survival-of-the-fittest boiler room, battles his top rival for control of their job placement company -- his dream of owning the company clashing with the needs of his family. (imdb)
Summary: When catastrophic climate change endangers Earth's very survival, world governments unite and create the Dutch Boy Program: a world wide net of satellites, surrounding the planet, that are armed with geoengineering technologies designed to stave off the natural disasters. After successfully protecting the planet for two years, something is starting to go wrong. Two estranged brothers are tasked with solving the program's malfunction before a world wide Geostorm can engulf the planet. (imdb)
Den of Thieves (2018)
Summary: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank. (imdb)
Hunter Killer (2018)
Summary: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general. (imdb)
London Has Fallen (2016)
Summary: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders. (imdb)
Uzumasa Limelight (2014)
Summary: The film centers an aged movie extra who specializes to be killed in samurai movies without ever being lit by the limelight. Using Charlie Chaplin's film Limelight as an underlying theme, the admirable story of Seiichi Kamiyama dealing with a new generation and fading craftsmanship is told with melancholy and soul.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Summary: When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. (imdb)
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Summary: Set, the merciless god of darkness, has taken over the throne of Egypt and plunged the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Few dare to rebel against him. A young thief, whose love was taken captive by the god, seeks to dethrone and defeat Set with the aid of the powerful god Horus. (imdb)
Coconut Hero (2015)
Summary: In the middle of Nowheresville lives 16-year-old Mike who wants out of his crappy life - permanently! Spending his time devising ways to do himself in, he considers the fatal brain tumor in his head as a godsend. That changes when he meets a girl and falls in love for the first time - without even knowing what love is.
Summary: Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions.
Summary: Set in a future-world where humans can control other humans in mass-scale, multi-player online gaming environments, a star player (Butler) from a game called "Slayers" looks to regain his independence while taking down the game's mastermind (Hall).
- Short Film
Summary: Peter is a novelist who is going out of his mind because his wife and daughter have left him.
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Summary: James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage.
Summary: A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued. (imdb)
Dracula 2000 (2000)
Summary: Dracula, freed at last from a century in confinement, finds himself in a 21st century of chaos and temptation. (Dimension Films)
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Summary: Beowulf & Grendel is a medieval adventure, part legendary fable, part horror-story. Based on the seminal 9th century Anglo-Saxon poem, Beowulf, it tells the blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against a great and murderous troll, Grendel, who has laid seige to the kingdom of Hrothgar, the much respected king of the Danes. (Equinoxe Films)
Fast Food (1998)
Summary: This kinetically charged indie is highlighted by an early screen appearance of sexy, young Gerard Butler. Fast Food is an offbeat story of a simple man on a collision course with his past. (Amazon.com)
Reign of Fire (2002)
Summary: An exciting tale of adventure and survival that fuses a medieval past with a post-apocalyptic future. (Buena Vista Pictures Entertainment)
Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown (1997)
Summary: Queen Victoria (Dench) was the world's most powerful woman. Rugged Scotsman John Brown (Connolly) was a lowly servant who looked after her horses. Yet when circumstances brought them together, the result was a passionate friendship that scandalized a nation. (Buena Vista Entertainment)
The Cherry Orchard (1999)
Summary: Madame Ranevskaya is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage. In denial, she continues living in the past, deluding herself and her family, while the beautiful cherry trees are being axed down by the re-possessor Lopakhin, her former serf, who has his own agenda.
Dear Frankie (2004)
Summary: A heartwarming and often humorous tale of nine year old Frankie and his mom Lizzie. (Miramax)
The Miracle Match (2005)
Summary: From the creators of Rudy and Hoosiers, based on a true story, The Game of Their Lives follows the US National Soccer Team, which shows that with passion and commitment, anything is possible -- even the greatest upset in the history of the World Cup. (IFC Films)
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Summary: Demonstrating her physical prowess and revealing her courage as never before, Lara Croft proves that she will stop at nothing in her search for an infamous site know as "The Cradle of Life" -- especially when it means she could save the world from the most unspeakable evil ever known. (Paramount)
Shadow Company (2006)
Summary: Thousands of private soldiers operate in Iraq alone... and many more around the world. These individuals, known as private security contractors, are changing the face of modern warfare everyday while their world has remained mystery to those at home... (imdb)
Summary: A ferocious retelling of the ancient Battle of Thermopylae in which King Leonidas (Butler) and 300 Spartans fought to the death against Xerxes and his massive Persian army. Facing insurmountable odds, their valor and sacrifice inspire all of Greece to unite against their Persian enemy, drawing a line in the sand for democracy.
One More Kiss (1999)
Summary: A Scottish woman living in New York is devastated to be diagnosed with a brain tumour, so seizes the opportunity to head for her home country and look up an old flame with whom she shares her feelings on having only months to live. (Guardian Unlimited)
Tale of the Mummy (1998)
Summary: Centuries ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a prince was buried and his tomb eternally curses so that no man would ever again suffer from his evil ways. But hundreds of years later on a greedy search for treasure, a group of archaeologists break the curses seal of the tomb. Every man vanishes without a trace, leaving behind only a log book - and a deadly warning of the legend of the bloodthursty TALOS. (imdb)
Summary: In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs, naturally attracting the attention of some of the city's scrappiest tough guys (Butler, Elba) its more established underworld players (Wilkinson), and others -- all of whom are looking to get rich quick.
Tales of the Black Freighter (2009)
- Short Film
Summary: A mariner survives an attack from the dreaded pirates of the Black Freighter, but his struggle to return home to warn it has a horrific cost. (imdb)
Nim's Island (2008)
Summary: Anything can happen on Nim's Island, a magical place ruled by a young girl's imagination. It is an existence that mirrors that of her favorite literary character, Alex Rover - the world's greatest adventurer... (imdb)
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Summary: Holly Kennedy (Hillary Swank) is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life-- a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry (Gerard Butler). So when Gerry's life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. The only one who can help her is the person who is no longer there. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry. So it's a good thing he planned ahead... (imdb)
Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula (2005)
- Short Film
Summary: This is a short film based on the 1979 film of the same name. The film is stylized with the actors wearing modernized robes and Roman jewelry and females playing male characters and vice-versa. (imdb)
- TV Movie
Summary: During the waning days of Roman Empire, the barbarian Huns are making their way torward Europe. A warrior named Attila violently assumes Hun leadership and unites the warring clans under his banner... (imdb)
Summary: Neil and Abby Warner have the perfect life and a perfect marriage. With their beautiful young daughter, Sophie, they are living the American dream... until today. When Sophie is suddenly kidnapped, they have no choice but to comply with the abductors demands... (imdb)
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Summary: Begins when an opera ghost terrorizes the cast and crew of the French Opera House while tutoring a chorus girl. He finally drives the lead soprano crazy so she and her friend leave. The girl is able to sing lead one night but the soprano doesn't want her show stolen so she comes back. The ghost demands they keep giving his protégé lead roles. Meanwhile, His pupil falls in love with the Vicomte de Chagny, but the Phantom is in love with Christine, his student... (imdb)