A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.
Join 2014's greatest characters on their various quests and adventures. If you're in the mood for pure adventure, our particular highlights were 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.
Whether it's cracking nazi code in world war two or going undercover to bring down a criminal syndicate, who can say they weren't thrilled in 2014! Our personal recommendation would be the exceptional The Raid 2.
You know a one man army movie when you see one because on the poster a) the dude is walking towards you angrily, b) the dude is chilling sitting with a gun in the dark just thinking about how awesome it will be to shoot you, or c) the dude is actually point a gun at you. All movies post 2000.
Mixing action-packed superhero flicks with more traditional action-thrillers, 2014 offers the discerning action fan a buffet of options. Make sure to check out the now red-hot 'Chris Pratt' in his breakthrough role as Starlord in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.
From Freudian Australian gem 'The Babadook' to good old fashioned Hollywood blockbuster 'Captain America', this collection contains all the greatest thrillers from the newly passed year. Word to the wise: some films may be listed as 2015 due to differing release dates.
Movies in the vein of 'Drive': sleek, sexy, dark, pessimistic, and gritty, these contemporary Crime-Noirs prove the genre has not faded to black; make sure to check out 'Blue Ruin' for a recent addition to the oeuvre!