Taxi Driver
Taxi Driver (1976)

Suffering from insomnia, disturbed loner Travis Bickle takes a job as a New York City cabbie, haunting the streets nightly, growing increasingly detached from reality as he dreams of cleaning up the...

9/10

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writer: Paul Schrader

Stars: Robert De Niro, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel

Fight Club
Fight Club (1999)

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy.

8.5/10

Director: David Fincher

Writer: Jim Uhls

Stars: Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Meat Loaf

The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski (1998)

Two goons mistake "the Dude" Lebowski for a millionaire Lebowski and urinate on his rug. Trying to recompense his rug from the wealthy Lebowski, he gets entwined in an intricate kidnapping...

8/10

Director: Joel Coen

Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore

Boogie Nights
Boogie Nights (1997)

The story of a young man's adventures in the California pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

7.5/10

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Don Jon
Don Jon (2013)

A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.

7/10

Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Writer: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore

Strange Days
Strange Days (1995)

A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a conspiracy in Los Angeles in 1999.

7/10

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Writer: James Cameron, Jay Cocks

Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Tom Sizemore

Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon (1987)

Two newly paired cops who are complete opposites must put aside their differences in order to catch a gang of drug smugglers.

7/10

Director: Richard Donner

Writer: Shane Black

Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey

The Black Dahlia (2006)

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption,...

6/10

Director: Brian De Palma

Writer: Josh Friedman

Stars: Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart

8MM
8MM (1999)

A private investigator is hired to discover if a "snuff film" is authentic or not.

5/10

Director: Joel Schumacher

Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker

Stars: Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini