BBTV On Demand - films
Your pick of the Films or Movies in the BOOMBOXtv archive.
ACTION / THRILLER
Anti-hero superhero action comedy sequel.
A tattooed Maori (Anzac Wallace) leads a reign of terror after a British massacre in 1870s New Zealand.
Red King, White Knight
A retired CIA agent is sent back to the Soviet Union to substantiate rumors of an impending coup being orchestrated by the KGB.
(2011) In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.
Director: Andrew Niccol
Writer: Andrew Niccol
(1993) A single man thinks he has finally found a woman who loves him. The woman is charming and intelligent but holds a very dark secret which will truly test how strong their relationship can be.
Director: James Keach
An ambitious press secretary discovers that the opposing political candidate has been engaging in illegal side activities.
Dance of the Drunken Mantis
(1979) A year after training young Jackie Chan in the Drunken Fist, Sam the Seed discovers he has a son, Foggy. He tries to train Foggy but to no avail. Foggy is then trained in Drunken Fist from his uncle as he must face his father's rival, Rubber Legs, another Drunken Fist master who combines it with Mantis Fist to create a deadly style.
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
The Safe House
(2002) The brutal murder on her parents leaves daughter and only witness, Finn, injured and traumatised. The police places her at the remote house of trauma psychologist, Dr. Sam Graham. As Finn begins to recover, the cleaner who had first discovered the murdered couple dies suspiciously. When Finn and Sam's boyfriend, Danny, disappears, Sam must put herself and her little daughter at risk to uncover the truth.
Director: Simon Massey
ANTS ON A PLANE
(2007) While on a flight home from Colombia, the plane that Dr. Carrie Ross and her daughter are on is attacked by bullet ants whose sting is the most painful and deadliest on the planet. Joining forces with air marshal Ethan Hart, Dr. Ross, an entomologist, tries desperately to save the flight from disaster.
Director: George Mendeluk
Writer: Mary Weinstein
The Stepford Wives
(1975) Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.
Director: Bryan Forbes
(2017) When a hit-gone-wrong leaves a young boy orphaned, lethal assassin Kyle reluctantly takes the boy in. With the help of his beautiful neighbor, Kyle begins to re-evaluate his life's purpose and question the priest's twisted logic.
Director: Moziko Wind
Writer: Michael Marcelin
(1997) A devastated mother sees a child that looks like the twin of her dead son. Everyone thinks she's lost it, but they're wrong. The brilliant bio-geneticist who helped her conceive her first child has been working on a confidential project.
Director: Douglas Barr
(2009) When miner Charley 'Boomer' Baxter sets off a series of massive mining detonations in West Virginia, a gigantic earthquake is soon rocking the North Atlantic, exposing a deep seismic fault that runs the length of the North American continent. Joining forces with government seismology expert Dr Amy Lane, Boomer must now race against time to stop the chasm that is threatening to tear America - and the entire world - in half.
Director: David Michael Latt
Writer: Paul Bales (screenplay)
(2013) RUN is a fast-paced, action/thriller, which centers on a street smart, 17-year-old named Daniel who practices Parkour and is both hero and thief.
Director: Simone Bartesaghi
Star-studded action thriller.
Age Of Ice
(2014) When sudden and massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, the result is unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing American family in Egypt, the Jones', must battle the rapidly cooling temperatures that usher in a new Ice Age, covering the Sphinx, Pyramids, and Sahara Desert with mountains of snow.
Director: Emile Edwin Smith
Writer: Emile Edwin Smith (screenplay)
Summer Camp Nightmare
Todd McFarlane's Spawn - Season One
Todd McFarlane's Spawn - Season One
Spawn - Season 2
Todd McFarlane's Spawn was an animated television series which aired on HBO from 1997 through 1999. It was based on the Spawn comic series from Image Comics, and was nominated for and won an Emmy in 1999.
Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust?
The sole witness to a mob hit is compelled to testify in a trial which could endanger the lives of him and his family.
An American schoolteacher must confront a cunning terrorist who's strapped explosives to himself and held her students to ransom. Inspired by a true story.
A former LA cop heads a private detective agency specialising in Tinseltown scandals and cover-ups.
Two brothers from opposite sides of the tracks must reconcile their differences when one is murdered by a crooked cop.
Out Of Control
A mobster's girlfriend skips town with a stash of stolen loot but is soon pursued by his paid goons.
MARTIN SHEEN (KENNEDY, THE FINAL COUNTDOWN) and Oscar and Emmy-winner LOUIS GOSSETT, JR. (AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN) star in this actiod-packed look at urban violence...and the price of security.
a young wealthy corporate executive, Erin Cortland (Allison Dean) witnesses a horrible crime and then becomes the target of the same psychopathic killer (Phil Morris). Her sniveling fiancé it (Roger G. Smith) is no help, so her father (Ron Glass) hires a bodyguard (Richard T. Jones) to protect her. Through the terror and excitement Erin ultimately finds refuge and romance in the arms of her brave and handsome bodyguard.
Diary of a Serial Killer
journalist Nelson Keece witnesses a vicious murder. Although horrified, his curiosity takes over when this cold-blooded killer forces Nelson to interview him. Now, the tension mounts as fast as the body count rises while the killer stalks the streets.
Mild-mannered doctor Jacob Henderson may appear to be successful and happy, but underneath the picket fence facade is a man frustrated and tormented by his cruel, adulterous wife and an insensitive world. After his wife flaunts yet another affair in his face, Jacob hires an assassin on the dark web to do her in while vacationing overseas. But he gets more than he bargains for as he soon develops his own taste for blood, and his addiction to violence attracts the attention of a gang of corrupt cops.
No One Can Hear You
Starring: Kelly McGillis, Kate Elliott, Kieren Hutchison
The lives of a sedate suburban family turn rather grυesome with the arrival of a house-guest who is not what he seems to be.
Snake- centric action film.
Thriller, with Lindsay Wagner.
Friends are stuck in a sinking limo... You can't scream and hold your breath at the same time!
Ryan Phillippe and John Cusack star in Reclaim. Steven (Phillippe) and Shannon (Rachelle Lefevre, The Twilight Saga) risk their lives to uncover the truth behind their newly adopted daughter's disappearance in a small town. They soon discover that all is not what it seems when they uncover a high-stakes underground child trafficking scam, which sends them on a high octane mission of retribution.
Nothing But The Truth
Washington DC political journalist Rachel Armstrong (Kate Beckinsale) writes an explosive story about a government scandal in which she reveals the name of a covert CIA agent (Vera Farmiga). When a special government prosecutor (Matt Dillon) demands she divulge her source, she refuses and finds herself behind bars, struggling to defend the principles she has based her career upon.
Two Men In Town
starring Forest Whitaker (The Butler, Phone Booth, Taken 3) and Harvey Keitel (Reservoir Dogs, The Grand Budapest Hotel) is a no holds barred psychological thriller about the fight for redemption and the lure of revenge. After a troubled youth and a long stretch of 18 years in prison, William Garnett (Whitaker) is being released. With the help of an idealistic parole agent (Brenda Blethyn) and his new-found Islamic faith, Garnett struggles to rebuild his life and overcome the violent impulses which torture and possess him. However, Bill Agati (Keitel), the vengeful sheriff of the small New Mexico border county where Garnett is released, has other ideas.
A supernatural western following Aman (Wesley Snipes - Demolition Man, Blade), a mysterious gunman, the son of a nun cursed by God to be haunted by all those who die by his hand. When Aman kills a gang of murderers for revenge, the crew rises from the dead to hunt him down.
Dangerous Mind Of A Hooligan
When the mastermind behind a bank robbery is shot dead on the job - four thieves find themselves caught in a heist which quickly goes wrong. With a hostage in tow and bags of money, the police quickly close in. Football hooligan Danny leads the unruly band of criminals made up of notorious London gangland associates who find themselves evading the evil clutches of corrupt cops hell bent on seeing them crash and burn.
Hooligan Escape : The Russian Job
Five English football fans have a violent encounter with a group of Russian hooligans at the European Cup. Their fight leaves one man dead and a vengeful Russian with an axe to grind. A hard-hitting action-packed caper starring Ali Bastian (Hollyoaks) and Charlie Wernham (Bad Education).
Hooligan : Legacy
Four men, no strangers to unlawful transgressions, execute a daring football stadium robbery, but the volatile dynamic soon turns sour when the leader of the group becomes paranoid and begins to self destruct. Years later, after a stint in prison, the villainous leader is unrelenting in his path to retribution, he wants his years back and will take them from all of the men who know the true reasons for his prolonged captivity.
adaptation of a popular, violent Marvel Comics series about a character who's a frontier-style vigilante in modern-day urban America. Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, once a crusading police officer whose family was murdered by a car bomb planted by the Mob. Believed to be killed in the explosion, Castle has gone underground, building a subterranean lair in the sewer system and vengefully assassinating various criminals, wracking up an impressive body count of 125 slain in five years.
this taut thriller follows an ordinary man's struggle to locate his beloved wife, who simply vanished after a car breakdown led her to hitch a ride with a friendly trucker who later denies ever having seen her.
Thriller starring Denzel Washington.
After falling victim to a burglar, Nelson, a wealthy businessman, takes a trip to the desert with his wife Margo and lawyer/friend Jack. The trip takes an unexpected turn when Jack helps Nelson over a cliff. Jack and Margo return to the site with the sheriff only to discover Nelson's body is missing, indicating he is still alive. As Nelson struggles to survive against madness and the elements, two separate searches for him are conducted--one by an increasingly suspicious sheriff and the other by the treacherous Margo and Jack.
The horrors of war are examined from the view points of lifelong friends and expert sharpshooters Vlado Selimović (Linus Roache) and Slavko Stanic (Vincent Perez), who end up on opposing sides of the Bosnian War in Sarajevo. Slavko, an ethnic Serb and unemployed bachelor, becomes a sniper and instructor training the Army of Republika Srpska snipers who used to terrorize the city. Vlado, a Muslim married father and successful owner of a furniture factory, rejects his friend's offer to gain an escape from the city. Instead, he becomes a marksman in the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and attempts to counter the sniper threat. Vlado soon realizes his friend, an exceptionally skilled marksman, is the enemy sniper responsible for a number of seemingly impossible shots against residents of their own neighbourhood.
The Art Of Murder
A beautiful young artist commits adultery with her older husband’s young business partner and finds herself embroiled in blackmail and murder.
Night Of The Twisters
A peaceful Nebraska town on a sweltering summer day becomes the setting for an unprecedented disaster when it is struck by a deadly series of strong tornados. The story is told from the viewpoint of a 12-year-old boy who is forced to overcome his own terror to save the lives of friends and family in the horrifying aftermath.
Teenage Reese has a love for virtual reality role playing and a knack for beating even the toughest survival games. But when a nuclear strike causes an electromagnetic pulse that cuts off all power, water, and communication to the entire western United States, Reese finds herself plunged into an all-too-real fight to survive. As pandemonium grips her city, Reese and her father set out on a desperate journey in search of safety - a perilous trek through a world gone mad where every encounter with a stranger could be your last. Propelled by the ingenuity and resilience of its young heroine, Radioflash is a harrowingly unpredictable apocalyptic thriller that speaks to our precarious present.
A Mafia don launches a vendetta against a detective's family after the police officer kills the crime lord's son during a bank robbery. But the Mafioso gets more than he bargained for when he succeeds in killing the detective's wife and children -- for now the enraged cop will stop at nothing in his bloody quest for revenge.
Insurance investigator Samantha Clark goes deep into a Pacific Northwest forest to retrieve $12 million from a crashed airplane. While there she meets a mysterious mountain man who claims he can help her hunt down the money but instead he ends up hunting her.
On The Line
Police officer Jean Martin experiences personal problems after many years in the sexual abuse department. Thus she demands to be transferred to the homicide/robbery department or she will quit the force. Her request is granted and while concluding her final case in the former department she gets involved in the investigation of a brutal teen gang of robbers. All the while she has to prove herself to be accepted as "one of the gang" in the new department.
After saving her daughter from an accident Joanna wakes up in the hospital in an alternate world where nothing is as it should be. Someone else lives in her house, her daughter is gone and everyone calls her Sarah. The problem is Sarah is suspected of murdering her son. The only person to believe her is her doctor who has fallen for her. With his help she tries to unravel the mystery and get back to her own life.
Escaping a deadly situation, a Chicago police psychiatrist finds herself at the remote laboratory of a scientist who has just successfully travelled backwards in time. Using his device, she goes back twenty minutes in hopes of saving a woman's life. Unfortunately, things don't go as well as she'd hoped.
This is the story of the takeoff and hijacking of United Airlines Flight 93 by terrorists, the discovery by passengers with cell phones that other hijacked planes had been steered into the World Trade Center towers, and the realization that their plane was being steered toward Washington D.C.
Three years after an explosion in an Alaskan oil refinery, a massive, deadly avalanche is sparked. Environmental inspector Dr. Lia Freeman is sent to grant final approval to the renovated refinery's new pipeline. The sole survivor of the previous avalanche, Dr. Freeman is meticulous in her inspection and has vowed to prevent a similar tragedy from occurring again. Soon convinced that the risk for disaster is even greater than it was before the first explosion, Dr. Freeman's warnings go unheeded leaving the door open to disaster. When Dr. Freeman enlists the help of local helicopter pilot Neal Meekin in preventing another avalanche, the race is on to convince the citizens of the danger they face and get out of town before being engulfed in an unprecedented whiteout.
In Australia's Northern Territory, a massive saltwater crocodile is attacking and killing people. A ranger is assigned to deal with the killer crocodile, but he finds himself at odds with the local Aborigines, who believe the crocodile contains the spirit of their past, and want this goliath-sized beast preserved. The ranger must work with the Aborigines to develop a plan to respect their wishes as well as protecting the local residents threatened by the crocodile.
Shoot To Kill
When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin (Sidney Poitier) must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the aid of expert tracker Jonathan Knox (Tom Berenger).
A woman dedicates her life to seeking revenge after her son is killed by crossfire as Japanese gangsters perform a hit.
FIST OF THE NORTH STAR
Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Anime & Manga Set in a post-WWIII world, this action fantasy centers on the deadly struggle between a great warrior and the villainous overlord who stole the warrior's lover and brutally murdered his father.
After being humiliated in the ring by a dirty kickboxer who pulled down his shorts and then hit him, a martial arts master decides to travel to China and enter a monastery where he may learn the Shaolin form of fighting.
A man drives out in the desert where some men steal his motorcycle and leave him for dead. He survives and no longer thinks of suicide as he now has a purpose in life: revenge and getting his bike back.
Mace Sowell, an ex-intelligence operative whose past government activities catches up with him, faces his own mortality, in the shape of the on-set of Alzheimer's disease. Holding the electronic key to secret information which implicates a Presidential front-runner, Mace struggles for his life while battling the debilitating effects of the disease.
FBI Special Agent Travis is trying to catch a deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and unexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord. It turns out that the serial killer is an entire army of disgruntled CIA mercenaries from Vietnam.
A nurse apprentice, who had a bad day at work, meets a computer programmer at a car garage. The man is urged to go somewhere, but his car is not ready yet, so the nurse offers him a ride. Before leaving the man, they pick up the nurse's baby nephew. Once on the street, they almost run over a young man. Not knowing if he is hurt, they pick up the man too. But the worst luck begins when the car brakes break down.
A blood-red moon is never a good sign, and when one pops up over New York City, one can be sure that the Big Apple is in for serious trouble. This time it heralds the arrival of a kung-fu serial killer (Darren Shahlavi). At night, he stalks the crimson bathed streets, killing off the world's best martial artists, one by one.
A seductive woman with a violent boyfriend steals a car and entices a teen to join her in robbery and more.
Starring: Rosanna Arquette, George Dzundza, Devon Gummersall, Cuba Gooding Jr
Butler is an experienced car thief, McCoy a struggling reporter trying to nail a bad guy-senator. Meeting for the first time when they're both in dire need of air transportation, they team up long enough for Butler to steal a car with a very special piece of luggage in the trunk, and all hell breaks loose. Suddenly they're chased by both sides of the law, and who can tell which is which?
Freya McAllister suddenly starts hearing voices in her head on the night of her High School Prom. From then on her future ends and she is diagnosed as a violent schizophrenic and committed to a mental hospital where she spends the next eight years of her life in mental madness. One night Dr Michael Welles arrives telling Freya that she isn't crazy but that her voices are the thoughts of everyone around her. He teaches her to turn her telepathic powers into a powerful gift. What he doesn't say is that he works for the National Security Agency...
When his wife goes into a troubled labor while he is on the road over 1200 miles away James Kowalski, a former race-car driver and Army Ranger, attempts to elude police while trying to get home. After numerous chases, he turns into a aboriginal American reservation and reflects on his life, and his wife. He then heads off to break through an impenetrable police and F.B.I. road-block.
Starring Horst Frank, Walter Richter, Gunter Stoll, Walter Sedlmayr, Andreas Mannkopff and Anna Maria Asmus.
Directed by Ralf Gregan, Günter Vaessen
Starring Mark Nassar, Karen Cellini, Elizabeth Aspenlieder.
Directed by The Heather Brothers
Mockbuster action thriller.
Starring Telly Savalas, Cecilia Camacho, Michael V. Gazzo, Eddie Albert, Mary McCusker and Noé Murayama.
Directed by Christopher Leitch
Starring Fred Williamson, Eva Grimaldi, Bruno Bilotta, Maurice Poli and Sabrina Siani.
Directed by Stelvio Massi, Umberto Lenzi
A torrid night of passion and terror awaits Philip (Danny Dyer - EastEnders, The Football Factory) after a chance meeting with a beautiful stranger, whose shocking secret past threatens to destroy them both. Little does he know he will soon be drawn into a nightmare more terrifying than even he can imagine. This gripping thriller will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Let the massacre commence.
Dying Of The Light
From legendary director Paul Schrader (Raging Bull, Taxi Driver) and producer Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, Only God Forgives) comes the refreshingly original thriller, Dying of the Light. Nicolas Cage (Con Air, Leaving Las Vegas) delivers a blistering, unforgettable performance as Evan Lake, a desk-bound Langley CIA agent forced into retirement by signs of early onset dementia. At the same time he discovers that his former tormentor, jihadist Muhammad Banir (Alexander Karim - Zero Dark Thirty), is not dead as assumed for two decades but is alive and receiving experimental medical treatment. Banir's exact location is unknown but with the help of a disgraced young agent (Anton Yelchin - Odd Thomas, Star Trek), Evan sets out to track down and confront him before it is too late for both of them.
2145, a group of young men and women awake in a dark claustrophobic maze. They don't remember who they are or how they got stuck in the black labyrinth of Andron. The group must learn to decipher codes, understand the signals, and beat the tests in this mysterious and bizarre place. Out of necessity, they struggle to form a bond to survive, while the outside world watches and wagers on their fate.
Stars Alec Baldwin, Danny Glover and Michelle Ryan
Esteemed art auctioneer Virgil Oldman, renowned for his appraisal skills and the ability to spot forgeries, routinely scams the auction world out of the masterpieces he deliberately undervalues with the help of an old friend. When the dishonest critique with an acid tongue is hired by Claire, a beautiful young heiress, to valuate the contents of the creepy mansion left to her by her parents, the two strike up an unlikely friendship. Terrified to leave the confides of her own home or even show her face, due to a mysterious condition, Oldman engages in his own deception as his obsession for her grows...
Guns Girls And Gambling
When wrongly accused of stealing a priceless artefact during a poker game, corrupt cops, assassins, Elvis impersonators, a cowboy and a drop-dead beautiful blonde, set out on a mission to hunt John Smith (Christian Slater) down with the aim of getting their hands on the million-dollar reward for the artefact's safe return. Also stars Gary Oldman, Dane Cook
Young mother Renee (Noomi Rapace, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Prometheus) has her life thrown into chaos when she is randomly abducted, drugged and taken to a secret lab facility. As her captors traumatically experiment on her, Renee must discover why she was chosen and fight to escape her prison. Produced by Andrew Lazar (American Sniper) and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Chiklis (The Shield), Peter Stormare (Fargo), and Lesley Manville (Maleficent)
In ancient times, there were seven sacred scrolls believed to grant power and prosperity to those who possessed them. Prophecy told that a child born in pure Royal blood would one day harness that power and rule over the nations. As men fought to claim the scrolls, Europe was pushed to the brink of war.
Admiral Command and Conquer
Outlaws & Angels
When outlaws invade the home of an unsuspecting, seemingly innocent, frontier family, seeking a hideout for the night, an unexpected game of cat and mouse ensues. This leads to seduction, role reversal and ultimately bloody revenge. Stars Chad Michael Murray, Owen Wilson & Madisen Beaty
A Medieval Knight resurrects to fulfil his vow and bestow a blood-thirst vengeance upon the kindred spirits of those who betrayed him long ago. In the course of one night, identities will be revealed, destinies met, and a poetic justice of the macabre maniacally served. The stage is set for retribution
a top secret laboratory is unexpectedly breached and thousands of ferocious dinosaurs are unleashed on Los Angeles! A black-ops unit is mobilised to contain the creatures before they can cause city-wide chaos. However they soon discover that very little can be done to contain these prehistoric predators and their thirst for blood. Ray Wise (TV’s How I Met Your Mother) stars in this heart-pumping adventure about a group of fearless civilians' fatal fight for survival!
Kidnapping Freddy Heineken
Jim Sturgess (Cloud Atlas, One Day), Sam Worthington (Avatar, Sabotage) and Anthony Hopkins (Thor: The Dark World, The Silence of the Lambs) star in this double-barrelled, killer combination of gripping heist movie and tense psychological thriller, Kidnapping Freddy Heineken. When they’re turned down for a bank loan, low-level career criminals (Sturgess and Worthington) embark upon one of the most audacious and infamous crimes in recent history, the kidnapping of Freddy Heineken (Hopkins), heir to the brewing empire and one of the wealthiest men in the Netherlands. But once the deed is done, the reality of life on the run and the pressures of guilt soon begin to infect the kidnappers as they start to unravel from within.