Now Streaming: Netflix Instant Alternatives To The World's End, Getaway and You're Next

By Kristy Puchko 2013-08-30 06:06:20discussion comments
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Getaway
Ethan Hawke fronts this action-thriller that places him behind the wheel of a car at the command of a mysterious man who has abducted his wife. Selena Gomez co-stars; Courtney Solomon directs. Read our full review here.

Movies would have us believe there is a wide array of troubles for which the cops just can’t be called. For three such examples that are sure to give you chills, check out these three thrillers about lying litter girls, brothers bonded by blood and quest, and a battle of wits between headhunters of different sorts.

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976) A young Jodie Foster stars as a thirteen-year-old girl who lives in a lovely townhouse in a Long Island seaside town…but where are her parents? She claims her father is ever in the other room, writing. He’s a poet, but when a local pedophile—shockingly played by Martin Sheen—starts snooping around, this girl’s secrets will be forced out of the shadows. She can’t have that. Alexis Smith and Scott Jacoby co-star; Nicolas Gessner directs.

The Boondock Saints (1999) Boston is plagued by crime, and twin brothers named Conner and Murphy (Sean Patrick Flannery and Norman Reedus) have had enough of it. Deciding to take matters into their own hands, these Irish badasses decide against joining the police force, believing God has destined them for vigilantism. Billy Connolly and Willem Dafoe co-star; Troy Duffy directs.

Headhunters (2011) In this Norwegian thriller, Aksel Hennie plays one Roger Brown, a headhunter in the way of corporate recruiter. But obsessed with luxury, Brown is drowning in debt, so he moonlights as an art thief. But he bites off more than he can chew when he steals from a dangerous man whose a headhunter of a different sort. Aksel Hennie and Game of Thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau co-star; Morten Tyldum directs.
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