Terminator (1984)
Direct: James Cameron
Script: James Cameron & Gale Anne Hurd
In the future, Skynet, a computer system fights a losing war against the humans who built it and who it nearly exterminated. Just before being destroyed, Skynet sends a Terminator back in time to kill Sarah, the mother to be of John Connor, the Leader of the human resistance. The terminator can pass for human, is nearly indestructible, and has only one mission, killing Sarah Connor. One soldier is sent back to protect her from the killing machine. He must find Sarah before the Terminator can carry out it's mission.

Terminator2: Judgment Day (1991)
Direct: James Cameron
Script: James Cameron & William Wisher Jr.
Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.

5th element (1997)
Direct: Luc Besson
Script: Luc Besson
Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of Evil. Only the fifth element (played by Milla Jovovich) can stop the Evil from extinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years. She is helped by ex-soldier, current-cab-driver, Corben Dallas (played by Bruce Willis), who is, in turn, helped by Prince/Arsenio clone, Ruby Rhod. Unfortunately, Evil is being assisted by Mr. Zorg (Gary Oldman), who seeks to profit from the chaos that Evil will bring, and his alien mercenaries.

12 Monkeys (1995)
Direct: Terry Gilliam
Script: Chris Marker & David Webb Peoples
When mental patient Cole is sent back in time to find information on a deadly virus that will destroy 5,000,000,000 members of the human race in 1996-1997, he mistakingly arrives in 1990. After explaining his plea to Dr. Kathryn Railly, he is placed in a mental institution. In 1996, he kidnaps Railly, using her to find the 12 Monkeys, a group of revolutionists that are planning to release the virus into select cities. But, he is wanted by the athorities for murder and kidnapping, plus he refuses to return to the future; he is in love with Railly.

Matrix (1999)
Direct: Andy Wachowski & Larry Wachowski
Script: Andy Wachowski & Larry Wachowski
In the near future, a computer hacker named Neo (Keanu Reeves) discovers that all life on Earth may be nothing more than an elaborate facade created by a malevolent cyber-intelligence, for the purpose of placating us while our life essence is "farmed" to fuel the Matrix's campaign of domination in the "real" world. He joins like-minded Rebel warriors Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) and Trinity (Carrie Ann Moss) in their struggle to overthrow the Matrix.

Pulp Fiction (1994)
Direct: Quentin Tarantino
Script: Roger Avary & Quentin Tarantino
The film initiates with two small-time thieves, Honey Bunny and Pumpkin, who spontaneously decide to hold up a restaurant. The film then shifts to the story of Jules and Vincent, who hit men for the well known and feared Marsellus Wallace, who is caught up in a deal gone wrong with struggling boxer Butch Coolidge.

Jackie Brown (1997)
Direct: Quentin Tarantino
Script: Elmore Leonard & Quentin Tarantino
Jackie Brown is the name of a flight attendant who gets caught smuggling her boss' gun money on the airline she works for. Luckily for her, the Fed Ray Nicolet and the LA Cop Mark Dargus decide to team up in order to arrest the arms dealer she works for, whose name they don't even know. Here's when she has to choose one way: tell Nicolet and Dargus about Ordell Robbie (the arms dealer) and get her freedom -except that if Ordell suspects you're talking about him, you're dead- or keep her mouth shut and do some time. That's when she meets Max Cherry -her bail bondsman-, a late fifties, recently separated, burnt-out man, who falls in love with her. Then Jackie comes up with a plan to play the Feds off against Ordell and the guys he works with -Louis Gara and Melanie Ralston, among others- and walk off with their money. But she needs Max's help. No one is going to stand in the way of his million dollar payoff...

Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Direct: Quentin Tarantino
Script: Quentin Tarantino
The tale of a group of thugs who are hired to rob a diamond store. But the plan starts to fall apart when the alarm is tripped and the cops show up within moments. Of the group of men, all of whom are identified by colors, only four survive with one being seriously wounded. It is suspected that there is a police informant in the group, but no one is sure who it is.

Kummeli Kultakuume (1997)
Direct: Matti Grönberg
Script: Heikki Hela & Timo Kahilainen
Kummeli Gold Fever is an adventure film by the Kummeli comedy team. Its carrying themes are friendship and the acceptance of difference. Elmeri Hautamäki, an inmate of a mental asylum, knows that his father's old treasure of gold is waiting for someone to find it in Lapland. He convinces Broman, a male nurse at the asylum, of the existence of the gold and together they escape from the hospital, heading for the gold. Dille and Jönssi, a pair of no-good brothers, have just been fired from a processed food factory. The two escapees' car crashes into the two brothers' car. After several mishaps, the four men continue their expedition, arguing and fighting among themselves. Eventually the cache of gold they discover in Lapland turns out to be a load of gold that once belonged to the retreating Nazis in World War 11. A furious struggle over the possession of the gold ensues within the group. An outside threat, however, unites the team. Word of the find has also reached the ears of the asylum's medical superintendent, a gold dealer and some neo-Nazis with their German leader.

Die Hard (1988)
Direct: John McTiernan
Script: Roderick Thorp & Jeb Stuart
New York cop John McCLane flys to Los Angeles on Christmas eve to spend the holidays with his family. He arrives at the Nakatomi corp. building for his wife's office party. International terrorists take over the building and hold every one as hostage to steel $600 million of bonds from the vaults of the building. Now its up to McCLane to face the terrorists and save his wife and the other hostages.

Stargate (1994)
Direct: Roland Emmerich
Script: Dean Devlin & Roland Emmerich
A stargate found in Egypt in the 40's is put into storage until a genius figures out how to operate it. Now, there is a link between earth and an unknown galaxy millions of light years away. Colonel Jonathan "Jack" O'Neil is sent with some men to explore the unkown but there's only one problem: When they reach this earth-like planet, there is no way to re-open the stargate without the right equipment. They must fight off evil and all to get the stargate back into its "locked" position and save the earth from the deadly bomb which is going to be sent through the stargate by the evil leader...

Blade Runner (1982)
Direct: Ridley Scott
Script: Philip K. Dick & Hampton Fancher
In a cyberpunk vision of the future, man has developed the technology to create replicants, human clones used to serve in the colonies outside Earth but with fixed lifespans. In Los Angeles, 2019, Deckard is a Blade Runner, a cop who specialises in terminating replicants. Originally in retirement, he is forced to re-enter the force when five replicants escape from an offworld colony to Earth.

Highlander (1986)
Direct: Russell Mulcahy
Script: Gregory Widen
Born in the Highlands of Scotland in 1518, Connor Macleod is immortal. When he is wounded in battle but does not die, he is banished from his village. He meets another like himself, Ramirez, who teaches him swordsmanship--the only way to kill another immortal is to take his head--and the ways of the immortals. Modern-day New York is the location of "The Gathering," where Connor and the few remaining immortals must battle to the last for "The Prize."

Blues Brothers (1980)
Direct: John Landis
Script: Dan Aykroyd & John Landis
After the release of Jake Blues from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church stopped its support and will sell the place to the education authority, and the only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big gig. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies along the way. Will they manage to come up with the money in time?

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Direct: Kevin Reynolds
Script: Pen Densham & John Watson
Robin of Locksley escapes from a prison in the Holy Land with his friend, Azeem. He returns to England to find his father has been murdered, King Richard the Lionheart is in exile, and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham has taken over the countryside. Robin encounters a gang of thieves, and wins their trust and respect. Robin Hood - as the thieves call him - leads the gang in an attempt to defeat the Sheriff and his army.

Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Direct: Jonathan Demme
Script: Thomas Harris & Ted Tally
Young FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist. FBI agent Jack Crawford believes that Lecter who is also a very powerful and clever mind manipulator have the answers to their questions to help locate the killer. Clarice must first try and gain Lecter's confidence before he is to give away any information.

RoboCop (1987)
Direct: Paul Verhoeven
Script: Michael Miner & Edward Neumeier
Detroit - in the future - is crime ridden, and run by a massive company. The company have developed a huge crime fighting robot, which unfortunately develops a rather dangerous glitch. The company sees a way to get back in favour with the public when a cop called Alex Murphy is killed by a street gang. Murphys body is reconstructed within a steel shell and named Robocop. The Robocop is very successful against criminals, and becomes a target of supervillian Boddicker.

Top Secret! (1984)
Direct: Jim Abrahams & Jim Abrahams
Script: Jim Abrahams & Jim Abrahams
When East Germany can't get Leonard Bernstein for their cultural festival (which is to draw attention away from the nefarious plan to rule the world they have put together) they settle for Nick Rivers, renowned singer of Skeet Surfin' and a host of others. Every possible joke, some done simultaneously, is added to the mix including an underwater saloon with a western style fight, meeting Deja Vu, leader of the French resistance, ("Haven't we met before, Deja?" "I don't think so.") and a cow with boots.

Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990)
Direct: Renny Harlin
Script: David Arnott & James Cappe
Ford "Mr. Rock n' Roll Detective" Fairlane is experiencing problems, and it's not with the opposite sex. One of them is that all the rock stars pay him with drum sticks, koala bears, food processors and bicycle shorts. Another one of them is that all his employers that want him to find a girl named Zuzu Petals get killed. Why didn't he become a fisherman's detective instead? A must-see for Andrew Dice Clay fans.

This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Direct: Rob Reiner
Script: Christopher Guest & Michael McKean
Marti DeBergi is a film-maker who decides to make a documentary, a rockumentary actually, about the world's loudest band, the British heavy metal group Spinal Tap. The movie is in fact a biting satire and spoof of the whole rock and roll scene that passes itself off as a real documentary of a real band. Hilarious behind-the-scenes footage is combined with faux-concert clips to breath life into the imaginary group.

Trainspotting (1996)
Direct: Danny Boyle
Script: Irvine Welsh & John Hodge (I)
A wild, freeform, Rabelaisian trip through the darkest recesses of Edinburgh low-life, focusing on Mark Renton and his attempt to give up his heroin habit, and how the latter affects his relationship with family and friends: Sean Connery wannabe Sick Boy, dimbulb Spud, psycho Begbie, 14-year-old girlfriend Diane, and clean-cut athlete Tommy, who's never touched drugs but can't help being curious about them...

Bound (1996)
Direct: Andy Wachowski & Larry Wachowski
Script: Andy Wachowski & Larry Wachowski
Corky, a lesbian ex con hired to work in an apartment as a plumber, meets neighbors Caesar, who launders money for the Mafia, and his girlfriend Violet. The two women have a love affair and decide to steal $2,000,000 that Caesar has in custody before he gives them back to Mafia boss Gino Marzone. Caesar is set up by the two scheming women as a scapegoat but things start to go wrong when he reacts in an unexpected way...