Films: Ultra Violence

  • The ABC’s Of Death
    Twenty-six directors. Twenty-six ways to die. Co-produced by Drafthouse Films, and finally ready to be unleashed—see what happens when you give more than two dozen of the most brilliant filmmakers from around the world free reign to indulge their creative impulses and black humor. From A to Z, it’s got something for every genre fan and is like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
  • Alleluia
    A lonely woman and a psychotic gigolo find love through murder in the latest film from the director of CALVAIRE and VINYAN.
  • Angst, Piss, and Shit
    A hapless serial murderer laments the crumbling of his true love’s affections. Not since Jorg Buttgereit’s NEKROMANTIK have we seen such a sordid, uncompromising and blackly humorous tale of a killer romance gone south. Director Fredrik S. Hana LIVE in attendance!
  • ASH VS EVIL DEAD: SEASON 2
    “Ash vs Evil Dead,” a 10-episode half-hour series, is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror filmThe Evil Dead.
  • BAASHA
    Superstar Rajinikanth plays a rickshaw driver with a history of violence in this genre-defining musical gangster romance epic from the director of AALAVANDHAN.
  • BAD GUY #2
    This outrageously gory Austin-based crime comedy follows a struggling hitman whose upward mobility lands him at the dreaded position of Bad Guy #2–a prominent but ultimately expendable character in the bad guy pantheon–leaving him no choice but to up his game or die violently at the hands of his emotionally erratic boss. Full of over-the-top practical FX and dazzling comedic performances.
  • BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL
    Takashi Miike's 100th journey is an adaptation of the BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL manga. Manji, a samurai who cannot die, crosses paths with Rin Asano, a young girl whose parents were killed. Manji swears to help Rin Asano avenge her parents' deaths.
  • BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99
    S. Craig Zahler (BONE TOMAHAWK) returns with his sophomore feature, BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99. An exhilarating exercise in analog violence, CELL BLOCK follows the brutal exploits of a former boxer who finds himself incarcerated after a drug deal goes wrong. Trapped in a maximum security facility, he must fight to stay alive and to protect those he loves.
  • CALL OF HEROES
    During China's Warlord era, in the village of Pucheng, a sheriff and his ragtag band of men must make sure the cruel general Cal’s son Shaolin faces justice in this brilliant blend of wuxia and westerns!
  • DEATH SENTENCE (PEINE DE MORT)
    A woman savagely brutalizes two men in the woods. What would drive a woman to commit such atrocities? A frank and disturbing film about vengeance.
  • Goldberg & Eisenberg
    A psychopath develops a dangerous obsession with a schlubby computer programmer.
  • GREEN ROOM
    A struggling punk band gets more than they expected at a gig infested with backwoods neo-Nazis in Jeremy Saulnier’s ultraviolet and accomplished siege thriller.
  • Henge + The Big Gun
    A double shot from Japanese up-and-comer Hajime Ohata. Blending elements of Kiyoshi Kurosawa and Shinya Tsukamoto with just the right amount of kaiju monster battles, Ohata is quickly building a reputation as one of Japan’s brightest new talents.
  • ICHI THE KILLER: THE DIGITALLY RESTORED DIRECTOR’S CUT
    The yakuza occupy a murky universe with more twists and turns than the Shinjuku alleys they call home. The mysterious disappearance of a Tokyo mob boss triggers a hunt to find him, dead or alive. The search leads to the city's most depraved clubs and sex dens and eventually to Ichi, the schizophrenic hitman behind the crime. Even more shocking is the discovery that the mastermind who hired Ichi is a fellow gangster out for revenge.
  • INVADERS
    A Thanksgiving home invasion does not turn out as planned.
  • JOHN WICK
    An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. With New York City as his bullet-riddled playground, JOHN WICK (Keanu Reeves) is a fresh and stylized take on the "assassin genre".
  • THE MERCILESS
    Cribbing liberally from the history of gangster films, Byun Sung-hyun's hard-boiled Korean crime saga is filled with all manner of murder, deceit, double and triple crosses... and, oh yeah, slap-fighting.
  • Narco Cultura
    NARCO CULTURA is a graphically disturbing documentary that examines the parallels between the Mexican drug war and the increasingly popular musical style of narcocorridos (drug ballads).