Twelve jurors must decide the fate of a Chechen teenager (Apti Magamaev) who allegedly killed his Russian stepfather. While all signs point to the boy being the killer, one juror (Sergei Makovetsky) votes for aquittal. With the knowledge that they hold a life in their hands, the jurors review every detail of the case to see if they can come to a unanimous decision. Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov. With Mikhail Yefremov, Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergey Garmash, Aleksei Petrenko, Yuriy Stoyanov, Sergei Gazarov, Valentin Gaft, Mikhail Yefremov, Aleksey Gorbunov, Sergei Artsybashev, Viktor Verzhbitsky and Roman Madyanov. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War, Foreign Film. Year: 2007.
2007 in 12
Mike Enslin (John Cusack), a cynical writer who investigates supernatural phenomena, travels to spend a night in room 1408 at the Dolphin Hotel. The hotel's manager, Gerald Olin (Samuel L. Jackson), initally objects to allowing Mike to stay in the room, which is said to harbor evil spirits and is off limits to guests. But, after he threatens to sue the establishment, Gerald checks Mike into the room and sends him off to a sleepless night. Directed by Mikael Håfström. With Jasmine Jessica Anthony and Mary McCormack. Categories: Horror, Thriller, Drama. Year:2007.
2007 in 1408
Six months after a virus ripped through Great Britain turning its inhabitants into blood-thirsty zombies, the US Army has helped to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But, when a carrier enters the safe zone, the Army's plan fails and the infection spreads once again. Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. With Jeremy Renner, Catherine McCormack, Robert Carlyle, Harold Perrineau, Idris Elba, Imogen Poots, Mackintosh Muggleton and Rose Byrne. Categories: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2007.
2007 in 28 Weeks Later
When the sun sets in Barrow, Alaska, the town is plunged into thirty straight days of darkness. As the light fades, bloodthirsty vampires move in from across the frozen, barren wasteland to feed on the citizens of this normally quiet town. Their only hope is the over-matched police force, consisting of Sheriff Eben Olemaun (Josh Hartnett) and Deputy Stella Olemaun (Melissa George), a husband and wife who are torn between their own survival and saving the town they love. Directed by David Slade. With Ben Foster. Categories: Horror, Thriller. Year: 2007.
2007 in 30 Days of Night
During the Battle of Thermopylae, Spartan King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) leads his small army of fierce warriors against the advancing Persians, inspiring all of Greece to band together against a common enemy and helping to usher in the world's first democracy. Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel. Directed by Zack Snyder. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, War. Year: 2007.
2007 in 300
In this tense drama based on the Elmore Leonard bestseller, Russell Crowe stars as a dangerous outlaw who must be transported from one jail to another. Christian Bale is a poor but honest farmer, desperate for money to pay for medical care for his younger son. So the farmer accepts the assignment to escort the outlaw from jail to a train that will take him to another state. The farmer is also motivated by a desire to impress his older son (Ben Foster), who is attracted to the outlaw life. Peter Fonda plays a former gunslinger who helps the farmer. Directed by James Mangold. With Logan Lerman and Dallas Roberts. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Western. Year: 2007.
2007 in 3:10 to Yuma
On the eve of serial killer Jon Forster's execution, Dr. Jack Gramm (Al Pacino), the forensic psychiatrist who influenced the jury to send Forster to death row, receives a phone call stating that he has eighty-eight minutes to live. While Gramm tries to track down possible suspects, a copycat killer strikes in Seattle using Forster's same twisted methods. To save his life and prevent himself from being framed for murder, Gramm will need to use all of his skills and years of training, along with the help of his ex-wife (Amy Brenneman), his assistant (Alicia Witt) and an FBI agent (William Forsythe). Directed by Jon Avnet. With Leelee Sobieski and Benjamin McKenzie. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
2007 in 88 Minutes
Jude (Jim Sturgess), a dock worker from Liverpool, and Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood), a sheltered American girl, struggle to hold onto their love during the turbulent times of the Vietnam War era. While Lucy's brother, Max (Joe Anderson), is shipped off to the frontlines, Lucy and Jude try to make sense of their lives and relationship through the songs of the Beatles. Directed by Julie Taymor. With Dana Fuchs, Martin Luther, T.V. Carpio and Bono. Categories: Musical, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
2007 in Across the Universe
A peaceful Colorado town becomes the center of an intergalactic battle when a Predator scout ship crash lands and releases the Aliens on board. As the Aliens begin to infect the town, a lone “Wolf” Predator (Ian Whyte) is sent to exterminate the hoard. Meanwhile, the townspeople caught in the middle of the brutal face-off set out to the stop the Alien outbreak before the military carpet bombs the area. Directed by Colin Strause and Greg Strause. With Steven Pasquale, Reiko Aylesworth, John Ortiz, Johnny Lewis, David Paetkau and Chelah Horsdal. Categories: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2007. Release Date: December 25, 2007.
2007 in Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
After the tree they live in is cut down, three singing chipmunk brothers, Alvin (Justin Long), Simon (Matthew Gray Gubler) and Theodore (Jesse McCartney) find themselves in Los Angeles, where they are adopted by struggling songwriter Dave Seville (Jason Lee). Impressed with the little guys' talent and seeing the opportunity for long-awaited success, Dave sets out to make the chipmunks a musical sensation. But, to achieve their dream and remain a family, Dave and the boys will have to overcome a meddling record executive (David Cross). Directed by Tim Hill. With Cameron Richardson. Categories: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Based on a Cartoon. Year: 2007.
2007 in Alvin and the Chipmunks
After the death of the top gangster in Harlem, Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington), the man's former driver, moves into a position of great power in the drug market. Striking a deal with a Thai general, Lucas is able to smuggle heroin in the coffins of soldiers who died in Vietnam and makes a fortune. But, Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe), a NJ detective with close ties to the streets, aims to bring Lucas down after he is put in charge of a drug trafficking task force. With Roberts bearing down on him, Lucas must do everything he can to stay on top, including dealing with the Italian mafia and corrupt NYPD officers. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Armand Assante and T.I.. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Based on a True Story. Year: 2007.
2007 in American Gangster