The Prestige
The Prestige (2006)

Two friends and fellow magicians become bitter enemies after a sudden tragedy. As they devote themselves to this rivalry, they make sacrifices that bring them fame but with terrible consequences.

9/10

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine

Fracture
Fracture (2007)

An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.

8/10

Director: Gregory Hoblit

Writer: Daniel Pyne, Glenn Gers

Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn

Closer
Closer (2004)

Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.

8/10

Director: Mike Nichols

Writer: Patrick Marber

Stars: Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman

The Lion in Winter
The Lion in Winter (1968)

England's Henry II and his estranged queen battle over the choice of an heir.

8/10

Director: Anthony Harvey

Writer: James Goldman

Stars: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins

Sliding Doors
Sliding Doors (1998)

A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.

7/10

Director: Peter Howitt

Writer: Peter Howitt

Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch