The President believes everything he does is beyond reproach, including an affair or two. This leads to murder and everyone around him is involved. There's only one witness: a thief named Luther Whitney.
Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After losing his pilot's license, Billy Covington (Robert Downey Jr.) is recruited into it, and ends up in the middle of a bunch of lunatic pilots, gun-running by his friend Gene Ryack (Mel Gibson), and opium smuggling by his own superiors.
Jack Terri, while recording sound effects, stumbles upon an accident and saves a damsel in distress. Will being a good samaritan lead him into a tangled web of conspiracy that might leave someone dead?
A young Nazi hunter tracks down a group of former SS officers in Paraguay in the late 1970s. The Nazis, led by Dr. Joseph Mengele, are planning something. Old Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman is at first uninterested in the Nazi hunter's findings. But when he's told more about their plans, his curiosity grows. Digging deeper, Lieberman visits several homes in Europe and the US. At one of these houses he notices something strange, which turns out to be horrific.
Eric O'Neill, a surveillance expert with the FBI, gets an unexpected promotion and assignment to work with renowned agent Robert Hanssen. He learns the reason for his promotion is to gain Hanssen's trust and find proof that he is a traitor to the country.
Literally moments before launch, the first NASA astronauts bound for Mars are pulled from the capsule and told that their mission would have ended in disaster due to fatal technical problems. They're asked, therefore, to fake the Mars landing. The astronauts (Sam Waterston, James Brolin and O.J. Simpson) agree under duress, but as an inquisitive reporter (Elliott Gould) starts sniffing out the truth behind the charade of the mission, events start to spin out of control, and the powers that be at NASA decide it's time to turn the astronauts into martyrs.
A Texas socialite, a CIA agent, and a US representative form an unlikely alliance to boost funding for Afghan freedom fighters, thus bringing about the end of the Cold War and the fall of the Soviet Union.
While working on a series of reports on alternative energy sources, an opportunistic reporter witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. She's determined to publicize the incident but soon finds herself entangled in a conspiracy to keep the full extent and danger of the incident a secret.
Roy Neary, while going out to check a power outage, is left with a sun-burned face, and an obsession with visions given him from a low-flying UFO, which slowly destroys his family life. Meanwhile, in response to the finding of WW 2 missing planes suddenly appearing in the middle of the desert, and other bizarre happenings being reported by people, a government research team led by research scientist Claude Lacombe, put the pieces together and realize that aliens wish to make contact with them at the top of a mountain in Wyoming. The peculiar thing is that folks like Roy are also drawn to the same mountain, despite the elaborate anthrax scare story announced by the government to keep people away.
Jerry Fletcher, a conspiracy theorist, is infatuated with Alice Sutton, a government lawyer. After he is tortured by CIA psychiatrist Dr. Jonas, he realizes that at least one of his theories isn't just a theory. Jerry enlists the help of Alice Sutton to get to the bottom of it all. She must decide if she thinks he is crazy or if there really is a conspiracy before they wind up dead.
In Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Her companion, a doctor, seems to have fled, and evidence points to a crime of passion. Investigators assume that Tessa's widower will leave the matter to them. They could not be more wrong. Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that takes him across three continents and uncovers a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than anyone can imagine.
Gene Hackman plays Harry Caul, a surveillance expert obsessed with preserving his own privacy and dogged by a sense that with his latest assignment he is on the verge of repeating a past mistake. A fascinating look into the obscure subculture of professional eavesdroppers, The Conversation is also a penetrating psychological portrait, with a powerful performance by Hackman and a stunning-yet-logical plot twist at the end.
John Murdoch awakens alone in a strange hotel to find that he has lost his memory and is wanted for a series of brutal and bizarre murders. While trying to piece together his past, he stumbles on an underworld controlled by a group of beings known as The Strangers, who have the ability to put people to sleep and alter the city and its inhabitants. Now Murdoch must stop them before they take control of his mind and destroy him.
Nicholas Van Orton is a wealthy banker, and also an absolute loner. In the year of his 48th birthday (the age his father committed suicide) his brother Conrad gives Nicholas a card entitling him to an unusual entertainment provided by something called Consumer Recreation Services (CRS). Giving in to curiosity, Nicholas visits CRS and all kinds of weird and bad things start to happen to him.
This classic film predicts a day, July 2nd to be exact, when all international communication systems are bogged down by a strange (extraterrestrial) interference. The military soon learns that several large-scale objects are on a crash-course collision with Earth; further investigation reveals they are not the meteors scientists expected them to be. When attempts to communicate with this "extraterrestrial" life form fail, the White House calls in David Levinson, an ex-scientist turned cable-technician, to investigate. But on July 3rd, nearly the entirety of New York, Washington, and Los Angeles are destroyed by close hovering alien space craft. Remaining survivors set out to Area 51, a place rumored to host alien spacecraft of their own. Using a surviving space craft model from a former "Earth contact," Levinson sets to work devising a plan to fight back against the aliens alleged threats of human genocide, employing the help of military pilots and wise-cracking sidekick Capt. Steven Hiller along the way to mankind's fight for their independence.
After being taken prisoner by the Korean military, a platoon of US soldiers is brainwashed and then sent home at the end of the war. Their platoon commander begins to have strange nightmares and together with a fellow soldier he must race to uncover a terrible plot.
Descending from a family of prolific treasure hunters, Benjamin Franklin Gates continues the family search for the secret treasure hidden by the Founding Fathers post the Revolutionary War. But when Gates get close to the treasure, his partners turn on him and it becomes a race to the invaluable riches. With daredevil heists and action-packed ploys, Gates uses the Declaration of Independence and the assistance of his techie friend and historian/love interest to beat the bad guys, and the CIA to the National Treasure.
Tom Farrell is a navy officer having an affair with Susan Atwell the mistress of the secretary of defense David Brice. When Susan winds up dead Tom is assigned to her case. Things take an interesting turn for Tom when his photo negative is found at Susan's place leaving him only a few hours to find her killer before the computer regenerates his photo!
What if everyone you knew suddenly thought you were a spy? Master storyteller Alfred Hitchcock starts with this provocative notion and weaves a tale of intrigue and mistaken identity with Cary Grant as the unlucky innocent ad executive, Eva Marie Saint as a passenger on a train he meets by chance, and lead bad-guy James Mason, convinced Grant is in possession of military secrets. Hitchcock's superbly-crafted tale has Grant harassed by the most famous crop duster plane in cinema and fighting memorably for his life on Mount Rushmore.
Following the suicide of an elderly Jewish man, a journalist in possession of the man's diary investigates the alleged sighting of a former S.S. Captain, who commanded a concentration camp during World War II.
Two Supreme Court Justices have been killed. Now a college professor, who clerked for one of the two men, and who is also having an affair with one of his students, comes into possession of a brief that states who probably wanted to see these two men dead.
In 1943, in the middle of WW2, the US Army conducts an experiment that would give them an advantage in the naval war, using electro magnetic fields to hopefully make a naval battleship invisible to foes. Unfortunately, the experiment causes an electrical storm which causes havoc for the ship, and disrupts the time space continuum, propelling two sailors into 1984, 40 years into their own future.
When the U.S. President manages to sneak a nuclear disarmament treaty past the Senate he suddenly finds his popularity waning. Meanwhile, Marine Colonel Jiggs Casey discovers that the debonair General Scott, uber popular head of the Joint Chiefs, is not planning on waiting the 2 years for his potential Presidential candidacy to afford the opportunity to move in- he intends to act NOW. But when Jiggs Casey approaches the President with the news of a possible inside political conspiracy mayhem ensues with each side skeptical of the other and a desperate President struggling to gain back the confidence of his nation.
This film could be compared to "ET." Jeff Bridges, in an Oscar nominated performance, delivers a fascinating portrayal of an alien learning about life on earth. Karen Allen is totally convincing as a woman trying to cope with an alien who looks just like her dead husband. The FX involving the arrival of an alien mothership are a bit disappointing.
Joe Turner, returns to work as a CIA codebreaker to find his fellow employees murdered. When he tries to tell his bosses of the situation, he finds out that his own department was involved. Who can he trust, and will he live long enough to find out why his own agency wants him dead?
When a scandal threatens the chance of the president's re-election, a spin doctor is hired to help distract the public. With the help of a Hollywood producer, they trick the public into believing there is a war in Albania, redirecting the media's attention from the scandal to the war.