Keyword: prequel

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 08/04/2011
While San Francisco scientist Will Rodman works on a cure for Alzheimer's disease by testing a genetically engineered retrovirus on chimpanzees, the virus mutates the animals, giving them a human level of intelligence. This results in a change in the balance of power which eventually leads to a war of supremacy between man and the apes.
X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 06/02/2011
The beginning of the X-Men saga - and a secret history of the Cold War and our world at the brink of nuclear Armageddon. As the first class discovers, harnesses, and comes to terms with their formidable powers, alliances are formed that will shape the eternal war between the heroes and villains of the X-Men universe. The film is set in the 1960s - the dawn of the Space Age, and a time filled...
Prometheus

Prometheus (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 06/07/2012
Two brilliant young archeologists, Shaw and Holloway, have discovered clues in cave pictograms from ancient civilizations across the world, all of which point to the same location in distant space. They have persuaded a mega-corporation, Weyland Industries, to fund the trillion-dollar mission for them to meet the beings they believe created life on Earth.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 04/30/2009
The first chapter in the X-Men saga unites Wolverine with several other legends of the X-Men universe in an epic revolution that pits the mutants against powerful forces determined to eliminate them.
Thing

The Thing (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 10/13/2011
Antarctica: an extraordinary continent of awesome beauty. It is also home to an isolated outpost where a discovery full of scientific possibility becomes a mission of survival when a creature is unearthed by a crew of international scientists. Paranoia spreads among the group of researchers as they encounter something inhuman that has the ability to turn itself into an exact replica of any living...
Red Dragon

Red Dragon (2002)

Rated: R Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 10/03/2002
Ex-FBI agent Will Graham is an expert investigator who quit the Bureau after almost losing his life in the process of capturing the elusive Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Years later, after a series of particularly grisly murders, Graham reluctantly agrees to come out of retirement and assist in the mysterious case. But he soon realizes that the best way to catch this killer, known as the Tooth Fairy, is to...
Star Trek

Star Trek (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 05/06/2009
The story of a young crew's maiden voyage onboard the most advanced starship ever created: the U.S.S. Enterprise. On a journey filled with cosmic peril, the new recruits must find a way to stop an evil being whose mission of vengeance threatens all of mankind. The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James T. Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other...
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 01/22/2009
Depicts the origins of the centuries-long blood feud between two powerful and immortal tribes, the aristocratic Vampires, known as Death Dealers, and the barbaric Lycans, a line of fierce werewolves.
Oz: The Great and Powerful

Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 03/07/2013
When Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks that fame and fortune are his for the taking, that is until he meets three witches, Theodora, Evanora and Glinda, who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone has been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the enormous problems facing the Land of Oz and its...

Tekken 2: Kazuya's Revenge (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/14/2014
Suffering from amnesia, a young man trying to discover his true identity is kidnapped by an underground crime organization and turned into a ruthless assassin. The prequel to Tekken (2009), a film based on one of the most successful fighting video games of all time.
Life of Crime

Life of Crime (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 08/28/2014
Margaret "Mickey" Dawson is a loving, if not naive, housewife whose husband, Frank Dawson, has been embezzling millions for years and keeping the cash in off-shore accounts without her knowledge. Two career criminals, Louis Gara and Ordell Robbie, catch wind of his scam and figure if they hold Mickey for ransom, Frank would have no choice but to pay up a million dollars. Except, what they don't...
Exorcist: The Beginning

Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/19/2004
Father Lankester Merrin thinks that he has glimpsed the face of Evil. In the years following World War II, Merrin is relentlessly haunted by memories of the unspeakable brutality perpetrated against the innocent people of his parish. In the wake of all he has seen, both his faith in his fellow man and his faith in the Almighty have deserted him. He can no longer honestly call himself a man of God...
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Rated: PG Runtime: 133 minutes Release date: 05/18/1999
Sci-fi adventure which takes place before the birth of Luke Skywalker, featuring the friendship between the young Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker, who would later become Darth Vader. The galactic government has been weakened, and when the peaceful planet of Naboo is threatened by the giant Trade Federation, it seems that nobody will step in to defend Queen Amidala and her people. Jedi Knight...
Carlito's Way Rise To Power

Carlito's Way Rise To Power (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/29/2005
Seduced by the power of the brutal New York underworld, Carlos Brigante enters a deadly circle of greed and retribution. Assisted by his two brothers-in-crime, Carlito is on the fast track to becoming Spanish Harlem's ultimate kingpin. He quickly learns, however, that the only way to survive at the top is through loyalty to his friends and respect for the rules of the street.
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball

Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2009
Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a resourceful beauty who has a unique method of killing her prey, a power-tool wielding psychopath and a deadly master of disguise. Also in the hunt is the Tremor family featuring a...
Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)

Rated: PG Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/27/2000
In this prequel to "The Flintstones" (USA/1994), Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble, recent graduates of the Bronto Crane Academy, have just landed jobs at the local rock quarry in Bedrock, and life couldn't be better. Meanwhile, life couldn't be worse for beautiful young heiress Wilma Slaghoople, whose social-climbing parents intend her to marry the suave but boring Chip Rockefeller, so she runs...
Death Race 2

Death Race 2 (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/10/2014
In the world's most dangerous prison, a new game is born: Death Race. The rules of this adrenaline-fueled blood sport are simple, drive - or die. When repentant convict Carl Lucas discovers there's a price on his head, his only hope is to survive a twisted race against an army of hardened criminals and tricked-out cars.

Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
Jessica, her fiance Caleb and his buddy Tanner check into the lonely Meadow View Inn motel in the middle of nowhere. They have no idea that the motel is run by a homicidal maniac and two of the inn's sick-minded employees and their nefarious intentions of torturing and murdering the motel guests on videotape and then selling them as snuff films.
Along Came A Spider

Along Came A Spider (2001)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 04/05/2001
Washington, D.C. homicide detective Alex Cross is through playing mind games with criminals--that is until a methodical predator, Gary Soneji kidnaps the young daughter of a United States senator from an elite school and lures Cross into the case. Soneji's not out for ransom, he wants something much bigger--a place in the history books. His every move is planned with the precision of a spider...
Strangers with Candy

Strangers with Candy (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 06/27/2006
Jerri Blank, a forty-seven-year-old ex-con, junky-whore, returns to her family after thirty-two years of being a runaway and a jailbird. When Jerri arrives at her childhood home, she discovers her disappearance caused her father to slip into a self-induced coma. Moved by guilt and the hope of waking her father from his eternal slumber, Jerri decides to turn her life around by picking it up...
Halloween

Halloween (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 08/30/2007
Following his fateful Halloween night murder rampage in the quiet town of Haddonfield, Illinois, Michael Myers begins 17 years of incarceration at the Smith's Grove Sanitarium maximum-security mental facility where he is treated by noted child behaviorist Dr. Samuel Loomis--the only person who can truly understand Michael's evil nature. Now, 17 years later, Michael escapes from the mental facility...
Old Men In New Cars

Old Men In New Cars (2003)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 02/06/2003
Monk's last will is that his foster son Harold track down his real son, Ludvig, who is in a Swedish jail. Soon Ludvig is released and meets his father for the very first time. With his foster brother, the two brothers try to secure money for a liver transplant to save their father. However, attempts at securing enough cash fail and they decide their last option is to rob a bank.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 10/05/2006
It's 1969. The conflict in Viet Nam has exploded to immeasurable proportions, and 18-year-old Dean Hill's number is up. Dean's brother Eric, who has already seen his share of combat, plans to take Dean to enlist in his beloved Marine Corps in hopes of keeping an eye on him rather than letting him take his chances at the local induction center. But Dean plans to confront Eric about dodging the...
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 01/16/2014
When a global terrorist network is about to be activated, brilliant CIA analyst Jack Ryan has no choice but to become operational. Yet when everyone who could stop the impending international catastrophe has something to lose or something to hide, who can Ryan possibly trust? Caught between his tight-lipped handler Harper, his in-the-dark fiancée Cathy and a fearsome Russian oligarch, Jack must...
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd

Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 06/12/2003
From the very beginning, Lloyd Christmas knew he had a friend for life in Harry Dunne. It's the first day of high school and Harry, who previously has been home schooled by his mother, needs someone to show him the ropes. Lloyd, who conveniently lives in the school's basement with his adoptive dad/school custodian Ray, turns out to be just the guy. As the two set out to crack the "big show" (aka...