In the spring of 1980, the port at Mariel Harbor was opened, and thousands set sail for the United States. They came in search of the American Dream. One of them found it on the sun-washed avenues of Miami... wealth, power and passion beyond his wildest dreams. He was Tony Montana. The world will remember him by another name... Scarface.
From the director of Scarface comes the critically acclaimed crime thriller Carlito's Way. Oscar® winner Al Pacino gives on electrifying performance as former drug kingpin Carlito Brigante, who is sprung from prison by his high-powered attorney (Academy Award® winner Sean Penn). He stuns the New York underworld by vowing to go straight from a history of violence, but his plans are undermined by misguided loyalties and an outmoded code of honor. In a life-or-death battle, Carlito takes on the relentless forces that refuse to let him go. Co-starring John Leguizamo and Luis Guzman, Carlito's Way is a powerful, action-packed ride all the way to its explosive conclusion.
The critics and public agree. Brian De Palma's The Untouchables is a must-see masterpiece - glorious, fierce, larger-than-life depiction of the mob warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago... and the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. This classic confrontation between good and evil and stars Kevin Costner as federal agent Eliot Ness, Robert De Niro as gangland kingpin Al Capone and Sean Connery as Malone, the cop who teaches Ness how to beat the mob: shoot fast and shoot first.
From the director of Mission: Impossible welcomes the thrilling, eye-popping science fiction adventure Mission to Mars, starring Gary Sinise (Snake Eyes) and Tim Robbins (High Fidelity). The year is 2020, and the first manned mission to Mars, commanded by Luke Graham (Don Cheadle, Oceans 11), lands safely on the red planet. But the Martian landscape harbors a bizarre and shocking secret that leads to a mysterious disaster so catastrophic, it decimates the crew. Haunted by a cryptic last message from Graham, NASA launches the Mars Recovery Mission to investigate and bring back survivors -- if there are any. Confronted with nearly insurmountable dangers, but propelled by deep friendship, the team finally lands on Mars and makes a discovery so amazing, it takes your breath away. Mission to Mars is an action-packed rocket ride that will enthrall you with its stunning special effects and keep you on the edge of your seat.
Fashionable Manhattan therapist Dr. Robert Elliott (Caine) faces the most terrifying moment of his life when a psychotic killer begins attacking the women in his life (Dickinson, Allen) with a straight razor stolen from his office. Desperate to find the murderer before anyone else is hurt, Elliott is soon drawn into a dark and disturbing world of chilling desires. And as the doctor edges closer to the terrible truth, he finds himself lost in a provocative and deadly maze of obsession, deviance and deceit where the most harmless erotic fantasies can become the most deadly sexual nightmares!
Stephen King's Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) is a lonely, withdrawn high-school student who is the object of ridicule because of her drabness and because of the influence of her mother (Piper Laurie)--a religious zealot who has kept her in the dark about all things feminine. When Carrie experiences her first period in the gym shower, she is teased and humiliated. Threatened with expulsion from the upcoming prom, the girls' ringleader (Amy Irving) devises a plan: Amy's boyfriend (William Katt) will pretend to court Carrie and then Carrie will be elected Prom Queen. At the prom, Amy and her cohorts (including John Travolta) drop a rigged bucket of pig's blood on Carrie. Carrie's kinetic powers are now unleashed in one of the screen's most-celebrated depictions of merciless and unstoppable fury.
Today's hottest film stars -- two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks ("Catch Me if You Can," "The Green Mile"), Bruce Willis ("The Sixth Sense," "Die Hard"), and Academy Award-nominee Melanie Griffith ("Working Girl," "Pacific Heights") and Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman ("Million Dollar Baby," "Unforgiven") -- star in the Brian De Palma ("Mission: Impossible," "Scarface") film based on the #1 bestseller by Tom Wolfe. Co-starring Golden Globe-nominee Kim Cattrall ("Sex and the City"), Alan King ("Casino"), Mary Alice ("I'll Fly Away") and Kirsten Dunst ("Mona Lisa Smile," "Spider-man" 1 & 2 ).
Brian De Palma invites you to witness a seduction...a mystery...a murder. It's BODY DOUBLE a spine-tingling look at voyeurism and sexuality from the modern master of suspense. Jake Scully (Craig Wasson), an unemployed actor, is asked to house-sit at a luxurious hillside apartment. As a bonus, the home offers Jake a telescopic peek into the bedroom of Gloria Revelle (Deborah Shelton), who performs an arousing striptease. When Jake discovers another man is also spying on Gloria, he begins an obsessive surveillance of her. Soon a grisly murder leads him into the world of X-rated films where he meets sexy porn queen Holly Body (Melanie Griffith), who is a key to the crime. De Palma has created a gripping adult thriller of eroticism and horror!
Atlantic City police detective RICK SANTORO joins his old friend, Navy Commander KEVIN DUNNE, who is working with the U.S. Secretary of Defense, at a heavyweight boxing match. When Dunne's back is turned, the Secretary is assassinated and 14,000 fans become suspects, possible accomplices and witnesses. The arena is sealed as the murder investigation begins. Temporarily in charge and seeking to salvage his friend's career, Rick joins forces with Dunne to examine the facts. The events leading up to the assassination are replayed through the memories of each of the witnesses and, as Rick puts the puzzle pieces together, he uncovers an intricate conspiracy.
In Brian DePalma's terrifying horror/thriller, an elaborate game of mind control begins when the son (Andrew Stevens) of a government agent (Kirk Douglas) is kidnapped for his psychokinetic powers. Desperate to find him, the father hires a girl (Amy Irving) with similar psychic abilities. She soon reveals that his son is a prisoner at a secret U.S. agency where he's being used for dangerous mind experiments and programmed for elimination.
A funny, honest, and incisive portrait of iconic award-winning director Brian De Palma, a truly one-of-a-kind artist, and an exhilarating behind-the-scenes look at the last 50 years of the film industry through the eyes of someone who has truly seen it all.
After hearing Winslow Leach (William Finley) perform a song from his Faust rock opera, Phil Spector-ish impresario Swan (Paul Williams) decides that Winslow's opera would be the perfect debut attraction for his new rock palace, the Paradise. Swan steals the music and has Winslow imprisoned -- but not before Winslow meets aspiring songbird Phoenix (Jessica Harper). Jumping prison, Winslow breaks into Swan's Death Records factory to ruin the recordings, but a record press accident grossly disfigures him. Winslow then sneaks into the Paradise to sabotage Swan's show, disguising himself as the Phantom. Swan, however, cuts a deal with the Phantom to finish his cantata; he promises that Phoenix will sing it but then reneges, hiring prissy glam rocker Beef (Gerritt Graham). Determined to have Phoenix sing, the Phantom soon discovers just how far Swan will go to give the people what they want.
Christine is an ambitious high flyer, keen to move from Berlin and relocate to the company's New York operation. When she takes credit for a colleague’s great idea, she soon finds herself caught up in a passionate and bloody murder.
Golden Globe and Emmy-winner Danny De Vito ("Taxi," "Batman Returns"), Joe Piscopo ("Saturday Night Live") and Dan Hedaya ("Clueless," "The First Wives Club") star in this dark comedy about a pair of bungling mobsters from New Jersey who double-cross their boss. To get revenge, the boss sets them up to kill each other. Co-starring Oscar and Golden Globe-nominee Harvey Keitel ("Pulp Fiction" "U-571") and Golden Globe-winner Ray Sharkey ("Wiseguy," "The Idolmaker"). From acclaimed director Brian De Palma ("Mission Impossible," "Carrie").
Hailed by critics as a masterpiece, Casualties Of War is based on the true story of a squad of soldiers caught in the moral quagmire of wartime Vietnam. Witness to a vile crime, Private Eriksson (Michael J. Fox, TV's Spin City) is forced to stand alone against his fellow soldiers and commanding officer Sergeant Meserve (Sean Penn, Dead Man Walking), a powerful and charismatic man pushed over the edge of barbarism by the terror and brutality of combat. With sweeping scope, action and raw power, master filmmaker Brian DePalma (The Untouchables) creates a devastating and unforgettable tale of one man's quest for sanity and justice amidst the chaos of war.
Directed by the award-winning Brian De Palma (Scarface, The Untouchables, Carlitos Way) Redacted focuses on the daily lives of a squadron of bitter, restless American soldiers stationed at the Samarra checkpoint, Iraq, and the incidents leading up to one of the most brutal war crimes since the 2003 invasion. A fictionalised account of true events, Redacted has become one of the most notorious and controversial war films ever made. Having left American audiences stunned and critics in uproar - some even accusing the director of treason - the film is a must-watch for its graphic, violent and unflinching portrayal of the modern battlefield with one of the most shocking endings ever seen in cinema.
Femme Fatale is a contemporary film noir about an alluring seductress (Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) suddenly exposed to the world -- and her enemies -- by a voyeuristic photographer (Antonio Banderas) who becomes ensnared in her surreal quest for revenge.
From master-of-terror Brian De Palma comes this stylish psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final frame. Carter Nix (John Lithgow) is a respected psychologist, loving husband and devoted father who decides to take a year off to help raise his daughter. Carter's wife Jenny (Lolita Davidovich) is pleased to have her attentive husband home - at first. When Carter shows obsessive behavior toward their daughter, Jenny becomes concerned, and to complicate matters, Jenny's old flame (Steven Bauer) re-enters her life. But nothing can prepare her for the emergence of Carter's multiple personalities, and a fiendish plot to recreate the infamous experiments of his deranged father. It all adds up to a roller coast ride of heart-pounding suspense and stunning visuals in a film the New York Times calls "a delirious thriller."
The love story that will scare the life out of you. Obsession. Definition: a compulsive, often unreasonable idea or emotion. High melodrama, creeping insanity and barely contained delirium abound in this dizzying tribute to the high tension thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock from director Brian De Palma (Carrie, Scarface, Dressed to Kill). Michael Courtland is a Southern gentleman who seems to have everything - a successful business, a beautiful wife and an adoring young daughter, until a botched kidnapping tears his world apart leaving him widowed, bereaved and bereft. Years later, on a trip to Italy, he meets a woman with an uncanny resemblance to his late wife, but all is not how it appears as a twisted conspiracy threatens to unhinge his mental shackles, sending him to the knife edge of madness! A master class in mounting unease and clammy palmed claustrophobia, Obsession is a classic 70's thriller with an evil twist that will leave you speechless.