DEEP BLUE SEA
1999, Warner Bros., 105 min, USA, Dir: Renny Harlin

In this terrifying adventure, what was once a peaceful underwater research facility becomes a deadly feeding ground for a frenzy of great white sharks. But these killer fish are no ordinary great whites - these are hyper-intelligent sharks genetically engineered by a group of careless scientists. As the super-species begins to breach the laboratory and make their way to the surface, the researchers must fight to survive and stop the sharks from reaching open water and entering the ecosystem. With a stellar cast including Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson, Stellan Skarsgård and LL Cool J.


THE LONG KISS GOODNIGHT
1996, Warner Bros., 121 min, USA, Dir: Renny Harlin

Schoolteacher Samantha Caine (Geena Davis) has built a good life for herself and her daughter eight years after washing ashore with total amnesia. When a slight concussion and a private investigator (Samuel L. Jackson) restore some of her memory, Samantha realizes she had once been a highly trained assassin - and that she hasn’t quite escaped her past. Sharp dialogue from screenwriter Shane Black helps make this one of the most entertaining action thrillers of the 1990s.


1408
2007, The Weinstein Company, 104 min, USA, Dir: Mikael Håfström

Based on a Stephen King short story, this hit horror thriller stars John Cusack as a writer who specializes in debunking accounts of the paranormal. When he gets an anonymous tip that Room 1408 in New York City’s Dolphin hotel is haunted, he insists on checking in - despite hotel manager Samuel L. Jackson’s warning that he may not live to check out. With Mary McCormack and Tony Shalhoub.


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