Keyword: moral ambiguity

Hunger Games

The Hunger Games (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 03/22/2012
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained...
Fury

Fury (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.
Equalizer

The Equalizer (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 131 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
McCall is a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and is dedicated to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his...
American Hustle

American Hustle (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 12/12/2013
Brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent named Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. But it's Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn who could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world...
My Sister's Keeper

My Sister's Keeper (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 06/25/2009
Sara and Brian Fitzgerald's life with their young son and their two-year-old daughter, Kate, is forever altered when they learn that Kate has leukemia. The parents' only hope is to conceive another child, specifically intended to save Kate's life. For some, such genetic engineering would raise both moral and ethical questions; for the Fitzgeralds, Sara in particular, there is no choice but to do...
Blood Ties

Blood Ties (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 144 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
New York, 1974. Fifty-year-old Chris has just been released on good behavior after several years in prison following a gangland murder. Reluctantly waiting for him outside the gates is his younger brother, Frank, a cop with a bright future. Chris and Frank have always been different, and their father, Leon, who raised them alone, seems to favor Chris despite all his troubles. Yet blood ties are...
Minority Report

Minority Report (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 06/20/2002
In Washington, D.C., in the year 2054, murder has been eliminated. The future is seen and the guilty punished before the crime has ever been committed. From a nexus deep within the Justice Department's elite Pre-Crime unit, all the evidence to convict--from imagery alluding to the time, place and other details--is seen by "Pre-Cogs," three psychic beings whose visions of murders have never been...
Prisoners

Prisoners (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 153 minutes Release date: 09/19/2013
Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter Anna and her young friend Joy are missing, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver, Alex Jones, but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple...

Blackhat (2015)

Rated: R Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/15/2015
After a cybercriminal nearly crashes the global financial markets, a notorious convicted blackhat hacker is recruited to join a US-Chinese task force bent on stopping any more attacks. However, as they attempt to identify and capture the individual behind the cyber attacks, the hacker discovers that his own code has been used to perpetrate these crimes. As the team races across the globe, no one...
Touching the Void

Touching the Void (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 01/22/2004
Joe Simpson and Simon Yates set out to climb the west face of the Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes. It was 1985 and the men were young, fit, skilled climbers. The west face, remote and treacherous, had not been climbed before. Following a successful three-and-a-half-day ascent, disaster struck. Simpson fell a short distance and broke several bones in his leg. With no hope of rescue, the men...
Fishing Without Nets

Fishing Without Nets (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 10/02/2014
Shot in East Africa using Somali non-actors, the film tells the mesmerizing and sobering story of the pirates from the Somali point of view. The film combines the epic cinematic vision of a glorious action-thriller with intimate, textured qualities of an art film, humanizing the pirates by bringing us inside their moral dilemmas and gut-wrenching struggles.
Good Marriage

A Good Marriage (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 10/02/2014
Darcy must decide how far she is willing to go to maintain her marriage after discovering the gruesome double life that her husband has been living. Based on the novella "A Good Marriage" by Stephen King.
Junction

Junction (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
In the idyllic upscale neighborhood of Verterra Hill, a privatized community full of manicured lawns and sprawling colonials, four strangers make a choice that sets in motion a series of events that will change their lives, the lives of some not-so-innocent homeowners and a troubled police force forever. On a road full of twists and turns each group will be forced to make a decision that will send...
Night Moves

Night Moves (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
Three radical environmentalists come together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam-the very source and symbol of the energy-sucking, resource-devouring industrial culture they despise. Harmon is a former Marine, radicalized by tours of duty overseas. His life in the military is behind him, but at heart he remains the same reckless alpha male he...
Camp X-Ray

Camp X-Ray (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small town roots. But she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay instead, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and aggressive squadmates, she strikes up an unusual friendship with one of the detainees.
Returned

The Returned (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 02/13/2014
In a world where a deadly zombie virus has infected mankind, a single cure has been found. The cure, a treatment called the "Return Protein," stays the effects of the virus in its host. With daily injections, the "Returned" are able to live as though they were never bitten, despite the virus still coursing through their veins. When it is discovered that the protein stock is running low, chaos...

99 Homes (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014

Eye in the Sky (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/14/2014
British, Kenyan, and American intelligence units work together on an international military operation to track and capture high-level terrorist suspects in Nairobi using real-time surveillance provided by an MQ-9 Reaper Drone: the"Eye in the Sky." When the suspects unexpectedly move to a new location to make last-minute preparations for an imminent suicide bombing, the military mission's objective...
Last Days in Vietnam

Last Days in Vietnam (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 09/04/2014
Dir: Rory Kennedy
With: N/A
Bella Addormentata

Bella Addormentata (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
Eluana Englaro becomes a tragic, national symbol in Italy when the decision is made by her father to end her life after seventeen years in a vegetative state. This drama affects the lives of four individuals with conflicting beliefs. A senator is torn between his conscience and his loyalty to the leaders of his party. His daughter, a pro-life activist, falls in love with Roberto, who advocates for...

John Doe: Vigilante (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
Frustrated with a legal system that allows violent criminals to walk the streets, John Doe begins exacting justice the only way he knows how - by stalking and killing one criminal at a time. Considered by some a hero and by others a criminal, John Doe sparks a media frenzy and inspires copycat killers. In this gray area of moral ambiguity, the question remains: is John Doe a symbol of justice or a...
Drones

Drones (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
On a surveillance mission of a possible terrorist hideout, two Nevada desert-based drone operators pilot an unmanned craft over Afghanistan. They find themselves facing a range of complicated moral dilemmas when they are ordered to kill a suspected terrorist and consequently many innocent bystanders - including children. With time running out, the soldiers begin to question the real motives behind...
Big Bad Wolves

Big Bad Wolves (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 01/16/2014
A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of a victim in a string of child murders plaguing the town, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings, a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder.
Saw the Devil

I Saw the Devil (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 144 minutes Release date: 03/03/2011
When special agent Soo-hyun's fiancé becomes the latest victim of a disturbed and brutal serial killer, he vows revenge, blurring the lines between hunter and hunted and good and evil, eventually becoming a monster himself in his twisted pursuit of revenge.
Moebius

Moebius (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
A husband. A wife. Their son. The atmosphere at home is ice cold - the husband distracted by an affair with a young woman, the wife sick of her husband's debauchery, and the teenage son indifferent to them both. Overwhelmed with hatred, the wife attempts to remove from the husband the organ driving his desires; thwarted, she instead takes out the violent act on the son and then disappears into the...