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(B-) Salt

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: High School
"Salt" is the story of a CIA agent with an exemplary record who is accused by a mole of being a Russian spy, part of a cadre trained as children to infiltrate America by living normal lives until o...

(C) Sanctum

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
The stunningly beautiful cave scenes are breathtakingly realistic in this James Cameron-produced 3D "inspired by a true story" saga of a cave-diving expedition gone wrong.

The plot and...

(B) The Sentinel

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Middle School
What this movie gets right is the dry, cynical, slightly gallows-ish humor of people who spend their lives on constant alert, knowing that 999 out of a thousand of the "suspicious" activities they ...

(C) Severance

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: High School
Severance is a quirky yet compellingly gory tale of a few great characters begrudgingly forced to spend a weekend together. And then they are hunted down, suffer grizzly deaths, and are, for the mo...

(B) Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: High School
All Sherlockians know that the only villain who could match the most famous and celebrated of all fictional detectives is the fiendish Professor Moriarty.  As we were promised in the postscript to...

(B-) Shooter

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: High School
Pulitzer prize-winning film critic Stephen Hunter of the Washington Post has seen a lot of movies, both good and bad, and this film, based on his highly cinematic novel » Read Review

(B+) Shutter Island

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Adult
Dennis Lehane, author of gritty crime novels like Mystic River and Gone Baby Gone and one of the writers of "The Wire," and director Martin Scorsese, best known for movies like "Goodfellas" and "Ca...

(B+) Side Effects

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
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(C) Smokin' Aces

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
This is a flashy, nasty, hyper-violent story about a lot of people who are very, very interested in a snitch, magician and five time entertainer-of-the-year Buddy "Aces" Israel (Jeremy Piven).

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(B) Snakes on a Plane

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
If there's ever an Oscar for truth in titling, it will go to "Snakes on a Plane." As zillions of internet fans have noted for months, that says it all. This is the snakiest plane movie and the pla...

(B-) Spider-Man 3

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Middle School
It isn't just Spider-Man who loses his way in the third and last installment. It's the movie.

A superhero movie should have (1) cool special effects, (2) a great villain, (3) thrilling act...

(C) Sucker Punch

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Mature High Schooler
Girls in thigh-hi stockings and tiny spangled miniskirts take on steam-powered corpses, WWI bi-planes, samurai robots, and an angry dragon, along with a series of odiously predatory men in the late...

(B+) Sunshine

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: High School
The sun is dying. A rocket ship from earth, meaningfully named "Icarus," failed in its mission to reboot the sun with a supercharged nuclear payload designed to "create a star within a star." Now...

(B+) Syriana

Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: High School
Most movies tell us everything and then they tell it to us again, just to make sure. Some movies, like this one, tell us too little, making us work at it, making us lean forward in our seats, fill...



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