“Cheer up. The world’s about to end in ten minutes anyway.”

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Strange Days (1995)
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow
Written by James Cameron and Jay Cocks
Starring Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Michael Wincott, Vincent D’Onofrio, Glenn Plummer, Bridget Bako, Richard Edson, and William Fichtner
145 minutes, Rated R

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“But if you’ve made your peace, then the devils are really angels…”

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Connection: actress (Elisabeth Pena)
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Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
Directed by Adrian Lyne
Written by Bruce Joel Rubin
Starring Tim Robbins, Elisabeth Pena, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven, Patricia Kalember, Pruitt Taylor Vince, and Macaulay Culkin
113 minutes, rated R

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“As I was going up the stairs, I met a man who wasn’t there…”

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Connection: genre (thriller)
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Identity (2003)
Directed by James Mangold
Written by Michael Cooney
Starring John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, John Hawkes, Alfred Molina, Clea Duvall, John C. McGinley, William Lee Scott, Jake Busey, Pruitt Taylor Vince, and Rebecca De Mornay
90 minutes, Rated R

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“A murderer would never parade his crime in front of an open window.”

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Connection: actress (Thelma Ritter)
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Rear Window (1954)
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Written by John Michael Hayes
Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter, Wendell Corey, and Raymond Burr
112 minutes, Rated PG

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“This is the most famous and true African adventure.”

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The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Directed by Stephen Hopkins
Written by William Goldman
Starring Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson, and Emily Mortimer
110 minutes, Rated R

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