To take down South Boston’s Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise in Martin Scorsese’s multiple Oscar-winning crime thriller. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there’s a mole among them.
Devoted Philadelphia Eagles fan Vince Papale has just lost his wife and his job as a substitute teacher. But by impressing his favorite NFL team’s coach in open tryouts and winning a place on the field, he turns a terrible year into a winner. This inspirational, fact-based drama from the producers of the similar but baseball-themed The Rookie.
The Italian Job (2003)
Mark Wahlberg stars as Charlie Croker, a clever thief who masterminds a major heist amid the waterways of Venice, Italy — but a betrayal by one of his own spells disaster, and Croker returns to Los Angeles without the stash, plotting revenge. With an eye on recovering his riches, Croker rounds up his crew — adding an ace safecracker to the mix.
Saw this film on a date. The date was bad, the movie was good. Can’t wait for the Brazilian Job.
The Lovely Bones (2009)
When 14-year-old Susie Salmon is murdered, she watches from above as her family deals with her tragic death — and as her killer prepares to strike again. Torn between vengeance and healing, Susie’s loved ones are forever changed. Mark Wahlberg and Rachel Weisz star in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of Alice Sebold’s riveting, best-selling novel.
We Own the Night (2007)
Bobby Green manages a hot New York City nightclub, while his estranged brother, Joseph, has followed in their policeman father’s footsteps. But the two are reunited by dealings with the Russian mafia, which has a foothold in Bobby’s business. As Joseph puts pressure on the mob, its members turn the screws on Bobby in director James Gray’s action-drama.
Synopsis by Netflix.