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Thriller & Suspense Films

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Thriller & Suspense Films DVD List

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Two brothers conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. The catch? It's their parents' jewelry store.
Call Number: UMDVD 4118

Blackmail
A young woman murders in self-defense and her police boyfriend is assigned to the case.
Call Number: UMDVD 6437

The Bourne Ultimatum
Jason Bourne emerges from hiding once again to eliminate a reporter spreading secret information.
Call Number: UMDVD 3795

Bridge of Spies
The CIA sends a Brooklyn lawyer to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot during the Cold War.
Call Number: UMDVD 9842

Casino Royale
James Bond infiltrates a high-stakes poker game in order to destroy an organization that funds terrorism.
Call Number: UMDVD 2878

Contagion
A team of doctors contracted by the CDC must deal with the outbreak of a deadly disease.
Call Number: UMDVD 6896

The Crying Game
A British soldier befriends one of his IRA captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world.
Call Number: UMDVD 3436

Dark Places
Libby discovers shocking evidence that her brother Ben may be innocent of their family's murder.
Call Number: UMDVD 9803

Fight Club
A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a soap salesman channel their aggression into therapeutic "fight clubs."
Call Number: UMDVD 5658

Following
An unemployed young writer trails strangers through London, looking for inspiration for his first novel.
Call Number: UMDVD 9287

Get Carter
A small-time gangster on a quest for revenge is drawn into Newcastle's criminal underworld.
Call Number: UMDVD 5150

Gone Girl
Nick Dunne reports that his wife has gone missing, and the media frenzy calls the marriage into question.
Call Number: UMDVD 9327

Hard Candy
A 30-something fashion photographer on a date with a precocious teenager gets more than he bargained for.
Call Number: UMDVD 5921

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
Angelique, a young student, tries to convince a married doctor to leave his pregnant wife.
Call Number: UMDVD 6445

House of Sand and Fog
An abandoned wife is evicted from her house and starts a tragic conflict with her home's new owners.
Call Number: UMDVD 1243

The Hurt Locker
A Sergeant assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick attitude.
Call Number: UMDVD 5416

Inland Empire
An actress falls in love with her co-star and her life begins to mirror the film she is starring in.
Call Number: UMDVD 3430

Inside Man
A criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation that leads to high-stakes negotiations.
Call Number: UMDVD 2526

The Last King of Scotland
A recent med school graduate becomes the personal physician of a Ugandan dictator.
Call Number: UMDVD 3159

Layer Cake
A successful cocaine dealer gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement.
Call Number: UMDVD 1489

Martha Marcy May Marlene
A young woman tries to reclaim a normal life with her family after escaping from a dangerous cult.
Call Number: UMDVD 7816

A Mighty Heart
Mariane Pearl embarks on a frantic search to locate her journalist husband when he goes missing in Pakistan.
Call Number: UMDVD 3553

Ministry of Fear
Stephen Neale is caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections.
Call Number: UMDVD 8593

Murder by Numbers
Two high-school murderers enter an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.
Call Number: UMDVD 2054

No Country for Old Men
A hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and a large amount of cash.
Call Number: UMDVD 4007

Now You See Me
An elite FBI squad struggles against The Four Horsemen, a super-team of the world's greatest illusionists.
Call Number: UMDVD 8881

One Hour Photo
An employee of a one-hour photo lab becomes obsessed with a young suburban family.
Call Number: UMDVD 2262

The Quiet American
A love triangle evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception.
Call Number: UMDVD 1246

Runaway Jury
A firearm manufacturer hires a jury consultant who works to guarantee the outcome of a trial.
Call Number: UMDVD 6915

Sneakers
Five computer hackers with questionable pasts plan an equally questionable government job.
Call Number: UMDVD 3290

Stay
A psychiatrist must prevent a patient from committing suicide while trying to maintain his own grip on reality.
Call Number: UMDVD 5249

Sybil
A young woman had a childhood so harrowing that she developed at least 13 different personalities.
Call Number: UMDVD 2193

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
A train dispatcher faces off against a criminal who has hijacked a subway train full of passengers.
Call Number: UMDVD 5227

Three Days of the Condor
A CIA agent becomes the target of both his employers and the unknown killers of his associates.
Call Number: UMDVD 3157

The Usual Suspects
A con-man is pressured by police to explain what happened on a recently exploded boat.
Call Number: UMDVD 694

Vantage Point
An assassination attempt and explosion are explored through seven different points of view.
Call Number: UMDVD 4246

Vertigo
A retired detective with acrophobia investigates the strange behaviors of an old friend's wife.
Call Number: UMDVD 9

We Need to Talk About Kevin
Kevin's mother struggles to love her child amid his increasingly vicious actions and thoughts.
Call Number: UMDVD 8433

Whitewash
A down-on-his-luck snowplow operator accidentally kills a man during a drunken night joyride.
Call Number: UMDVD 9406

Winter's Bone
An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl tracks down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
Call Number: UMDVD 6643