Batman (Christian Bale) continues his quest to bring down the criminal organizations that plague the streets of Gotham with the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart). But, when mob bosses make an alliance with a psychotic mastermind known as the Joker (Heath Ledger), Batman must use every weapon in his arsenal to put an end to the villain's deadly rampage. Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Anthony Michael Hall, William Fichtner and Michael Caine. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Based on a Comic. Year: 2008.
The Dark Knight
Directed by Shawn Levy. With Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Jimmi Simpson, Common, Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg and James Franco. Categories: Action, Comedy, Romance. Year: 2010.
As the walking dead to terrorize the people of earth, one small group of survivors finds themselves trapped in a shopping mall outside of Pittsburgh. Steven (David Emge) and Francine (Gaylen Ross), two TV station employees, team up with Roger (Scott H. Reiniger) and Peter (Ken Foree) as they try to survive the relentless hunger of the dead and the maddening strain of life under siege. Directed by George A. Romero. With David Crawford and David Early. Categories: Cult Classics, Action, Drama, Horror. Year: 1978.
Dawn of the Dead
Climatologist Jack Hall (Dennis Quaid) works to save the world from the effects of global warming while also trying to get to his son, Sam (Jake Gyllenhaal), who is trapped in New York City. As super storms begin to appear across the globe, it becomes evident that the earth is entering its next ice age and humanities only hope is to head south. Directed by Roland Emmerich. With Sela Ward, Emmy Rossum and Ian Holm. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2004.
The Day After Tomorrow
Anton (Konstantin Khabensky) continues his fight against the forces of Darkness while attempting to locate his son. The ancient battle between the forces of Light and Darkness wages on in the streets of Moscow as each side gains a powerful Great Other. One being Anton’s son, Yegor (Dmitry Martynov), who has become a "Dark Other", while Anton's love interest Svetlana (Mariya Poroshina) is the hope of the "Light". After Anton destroys evidence that would incriminate Yegor, he is accused of murder and must seek out the "Chalk of Fate" to save himself and those he loves. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov. With Galina Tyunina. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2006. Available October 30, 2007.
In the near future, vampires have taken over the earth and subdued the non-vampire population. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, they farm humans for their blood. A vampire scientist (Ethan Hawke) works on a way to reverse the process and turn vampires back into ordinary humans. Meanwhile, he meets a group of humans who are hiding out and want his help to rebuild humanity. Willem Dafoe plays one of the human leaders. Directed by Peter Spierig. With Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan and Isabel Lucas. Categories: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2010.
Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) is a young, cocky stock car driver who gets his chance to compete at the top level of NASCAR. Joining the hot-shot Trickle is mechanic mentor Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall), who acts as his crew chief. After a massive wreck that sends him to the hospital, Trickle meets Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman), a young, beautiful brain surgeon, and they fall in love. Directed by Tony Scott. With Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, John C. Reilly, Michael Rooker and Fred Dalton Thompson. Categories: Action, Drama, Romance, Sports. Year: 1990.
Days of Thunder
A group of medical students on a ski vacation are confronted with a menace they never imagined - Nazi zombies. One of the students, a horror movie junkie (Jeppe Laursen) points out all the flaws in the zombies' approach, but the others are terrified. Directed by Tommy Wirkola. With Stig Frode Henriksen, Charlotte Frogner, Vegar Hoel, Evy Kasseth Røsten, and Ørjan Gamst. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror. Year: 2009.
As way out of his prison sentence, former Marine Tim Kearney (Paul Walker) accepts a deal from DEA agent Tad Gruzsa (Laurence Fishburne) to impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer. Kearney takes Bobby Z's place during a hostage switch with a crime lord, but when the negotiations go bad, Kearney escapes with Z's son in tow. Directed by John Herzfeld. With Olivia Wilde. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
The Death and Life of Bobby Z
Stuntman Mike (Kurt Russell) is a former Hollywood stuntman with an invincible car and a taste for highway murder. Using charm, steel and gasoline, he hunts down beautiful women and takes them for a ride they'll never remember. But, after taking care of a disc jockey (Sydney Tamiia Poitier) and her pals (Jordan Ladd, Rose McGowan and Vanessa Ferlito) after a night at the bar in Austin, TX, Stuntman Mike meets his match on the back roads of Tennessee. There, he runs into two female stunt car drivers (Zoe Bell and Tracie Thoms) and their friends (Rosario Dawson and Mary Elizabeth Winstead), in town while shooting a movie. Unable to resist a challenge, Stuntman Mike pulls out all the stops and puts the pedal to the metal. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. With Quentin Tarantino. Categories: Action, Horror, Thriller, Comedy. Year: 2007.
When overcrowding pushes the US penal system to its breaking point, the Weyland Corporation takes over, seeing an opportunity to create new televised sport. Using expendable inmates as drivers, Warden Hennessey (Joan Allen) organizes a violent, high-speed race through a brutal course where only the winner survives. Former NASCAR champion Jensen Ames (Jason Statham) is chosen to headline their main event, but with only six weeks left on his sentence, he wants nothing to do with the race. Backed into a corner, Ames jumps behind the wheel of a monster car outfitted with deadly weapons in a winner take all battle to the death. Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. With Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez and Max Ryan. Categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2008.
In the year 2000, the stars of a brutal cross-country car race earn points by running down pedestrians. But, when the race's most famous driver, Frankenstein (David Carradine), has a change of heart, he'll have to drive like he's never driven before if he is to outwit his rivals and stop a conspiracy that's trying to shut the race down for good. Directed by Paul Bartel. With Sylvester Stallone. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Cult Classics. Year: 1975.
Death Race 2000
When Jonathan (Ewan McGregor), a mild-mannered accountant, meets Wyatt (Hugh Jackman), he sees the charismatic, womanizing lawyer as the personification of everything he wishes he could be. Introduced to a mysterious sex club, Jonathan begins to discover an exciting, erotic world he never dreamed of. But, when a woman disappears, Jonathan finds that he is the prime suspect in a plot that involves a million dollar heist. Directed by Marcel Langenegger. With Michelle Williams and Maggie Q. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2008.
The feeling of deja vu leads ATF agent Doug Carlin (Denzel Washington) on a quest to discover how a young woman's murder is connected to a tragic ferry bombing. Carlin races against time in an attempt to save the lives of hundreds and the murdered young woman, Claire (Paula Patton), who he begins to fall in love with while investigating the events leading up to her death. Directed by Tony Scott. With Val Kilmer, Bruce Greenwood, Adam Goldberg, James Caviezel, Erika Alexander and Enrique Castillo. Categories: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Three lazy, dimwitted Army reservists (Larry The Cable Guy, Bill Engvall and DJ Qualls) are forced into action when their unit is sent to Iraq. But, when they are mistakenly dropped in Mexico, the oblivious trio sets to complete their mission, and ends up saving a Mexican village from a band of corrupt Federales. Directed by C.B. Harding. With Keith David. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy. Year: 2007.
Simon Phoenix (Wesley Snipes) is a homicidal maniac put into suspended animation in 1996. John Spartan (Sylvester Stallone), his capturer, is frozen for a crime he didn't commit. When Phoenix is let lose in the 21st century and goes on a killling spree, authorities must reanimate Spartan so that he resume his battle with his nemisis. Directed by Marco Brambilla. With Sandra Bullock, Benjamin Bratt, Rob Schneider and Denis Leary. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Crime. Year: 1993.
Arthur Banks (Kiefer Sutherland) is a professional hitman who picks up single women to help with his work and then kills them when they are no longer of any use. Bennie (Melora Walters) is just such a woman, escaping from an abusive husband and on her way to Paradise, Arizona. As Arthur softens towards the seemingly innocent Bennie, the FBI is on his trail and his female companion reveals a dark secret of her own. Directed by Richard Greenberg. With Shawn Woods, Rachel Ticotin, Jamey Sheridan and Christopher Bersh. Categories: Action, Thriller. Year: 2002.
El Mariachi (Antonio Banderas), a musician without a home, sets out to hunt down Bucho (Joaquim de Almeida), the druglord responsible for his love's murder. When Bucho learns that El is in town, he unleashes his gunmen. After being wounded in a firefight, El takes cover in a bookstore and recieves help from Carolina (Salma Hayek), the beautiful shopgril. With Carolina by his side, El regroups and calls in reinforcements for the bloody, bullet-filled showdown with Bucho. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. With Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi and Cheech Marin. Categories: Action, Crime, Thriller. Year: 1995.
James Bond (Sean Connery) is a bold and daring British secret agent who never fails. After a fortune in diamonds is stolen from a South African mine, Bond goes undercover as a diamond smuggler to find the criminals. When his arch-enemy, Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Charles Gray), turns out to be the mastermind, Bond is determined to bring him down for good. Directed by Guy Hamilton. With Jill St. John, Lana Wood and Jimmy Dean. Categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, James Bond. Year: 1971.
Diamonds Are Forever
After flying to LA to visit his family on Christmas Eve, John McClane (Bruce Willis), a tough New York City cop, gets trapped in a high-rise after the building is taken hostage during his wife's office party. Now, it's up to McClane to take out the terrorists and save the day. Directed by John McTiernan. With Reginald VelJohnson, Bonnie Bedelia, Alan Rickman and William Atherton. Categories: Action, Crime, Thriller, Suspense. Year: 1988.
It's Christmas time again and New York City policeman John McClaine (Bruce Willis) is caught in the middle of another hostage situation. This time, he must stop an elite commando unit from kidnapping a big-time drug dealer and taking him to the Caribbean. And, he has to do it before his wife's plane, which has been circling overhead, runs out of fuel. Directed by Renny Harlin. With Bonnie Bedelia, William Atherton, William Sadler, John Amos, Dennis Franz, Art Evans and Fred Dalton Thompson. Categories: Action, Adventure, Thriller. Year: 1990.
Die Hard 2
It's a hot summer day in New York City and an evil genius named Simon (Jeremy Irons) is forcing John McClane (Bruce Willis) to play a deadly game of cat and mouse. Seeking revenge against McClane, Simon sends him into the city to solve aseries of riddles. If McClane fails, bombs will be detonated around the city and innocent lives will be lost. Shopkeeper Zeus Carver (Samuel L. Jackson) joins McClane in his chase after saving his life in Harlem. Directed by John McTiernan. With Larry Bryggman, Graham Greene and Colleen Camp. Categories: Action, Crime, Thriller. Year: 1995.
Die Hard: With a Vengeance
A tough US Army Major (Lee Marvin) is assigned to train a dozen condemned military prisoners and lead them on a mission to assault a villa filled with Nazi officers on the eve of D-Day. Directed by Robert Aldrich. With Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, Telly Savalas and Donald Sutherland. Categories: Action, Comedy, Drama, War. Year: 1967.
The Dirty Dozen
Inspector Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood) uses his own brand of justice to track down Scorpio (Andrew Robinson), a sniper who is terrorizing the citizens of San Francisco. Assigned to the case by the mayor (John Vernon) and Lt. Bressler (Harry Guardino), Harry is reluctantly paired with a new partner, Chico (Reni Santoni). With his trusty .44 magnum at his side, Harry is relentless in his pursuit of this vicious killer, and never hesitates to ignore procedure to make his city safe. Directed by Don Siegel. Categories: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1971.
In 2010, Paris's most dangerous ghetto is controlled by a ruthless crime lord named Taha (Bibi Naceri). But, Leito (David Belle) is determined to make his neighborhood safe and bring Taha down. After Leito disrupts his business and breaks into his compound, Taha retaliates by kidnapping his sister, Lola (Dany Verissimo). After a failed rescue attempt and six months in jail, Leito teams up with an undercover cop named Damien (Cyril Raffaelli) to defuse a neutron bomb and save Lola before everyone in District B13 is killed. Directed by Pierre Morel. Categories: Action, Comedy, Foreign Film. Year: 2004.
Domino Harvey (Keira Knightley) is a former Ford model who leaves the fashion world behind for the gritty, hardcore life of a bounty hunter. She gets her first taste of adrenaline by smooth taking her way out of a stand-off with a roomful of gang members. From then on, Domino is hooked to the guns, the blood and the violence. Through the years of hard work and even harder living, Ed Mosely (Mickey Rourke) and Choco (Edgar Ramirez), her mentor and his longtime partner become her family. Directed by Tony Scott. With Delroy Lindo, Mo'Nique, Macy Gray and Christopher Walken. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2005
Nearly three decades after millions of British citizens infected with a lethal virus were quarantined in Scotland and left to die, the aptly named Reaper virus resurfaces on the streets of London in 2035. After discovering that survivors remain in Scotland, the Department of Domestic Security assembles a team to enter the infected zone and seek out a cure. The elite group of specialists, lead by Major Eden Sinclair (Rhona Mitra), who escaped Scotland as a child, enter the lawless wasteland and must battle against a legion of cannibals, while searching for a way to save the world. Directed by Neil Marshall. With Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell, Craig Conway, MyAnna Buring and David O'Hara. Categories: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2008.
When a fellow British Intelligence agent is killed, James Bond (Sean Connery) travels to the West Indies to find out why. There, he finds a mysterious scientist, Dr. No (Joseph Wiseman), who is hatching a terrifying plot that only Bond can foil. Directed by Terence Young. With Ursula Andress, Jack Lord and Lois Maxwell. Categories: Action, Adventure, Thriller, James Bond. Year: 1962.
Based on the popular series of Dragonball fantasy novels, Dragonball Evolution tells the story of Goku (Justin Chatwin), whose grandfather (Randall Duk Kim) tells him to seek out Master Roshi (Yun-Fat Chow) and find the seven magical orbs that give their owner the power to rule the world. Goku and Master Roshi rush to find the dragonballs before the evil Lord Piccolo (James Marsters) gets them. Directed by James Wong. With Emmy Rossum and Jamie Chung and. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Bo (Seann William Scott) and Luke Duke (Johnny Knoxville) race to save the family farm from destruction by Hazzard county's corrupt commissioner, Boss Hogg (Burt Reynolds). With help from the beautiful Daisy (Jessica Simpson) and Uncle Jesse (Willie Nelson), the boys tear off in their 1969 Dodge Charger, always managing to keep one step ahead of Sheriff Coltrane (M.C. Gainey) and one step behind sanity. Directed by Jay Chandrasekhar. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy. Year: 2005.
The Dukes of Hazzard
In 10191, the desert planet Dune has been taken over by the Harkonnens in order to obtain the precious spice that lies beneath the planet's sands. Paul Atreides (Kyle MacLachlan), a warrior messiah, leads the native inhabitants of Dune in an uprising against their evil rulers, battling giant man-eating worms and learning to use a supernatural power. Directed by David Lynch. With Virginia Madsen, Jürgen Prochnow, Patrick Stewart and Sting. Categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy. Year: 1984.
After witnessing his parents' murder in 1920's rural Thailand, Jone Bang Fai (Dan Chupong) sets out to seek revenge on their killer. With only the memory of a tattooed cattle rustler to direct his search, Jone makes it his mission to stop all cattle rustlers and in the process return each head of cattle back to its rightful owner. Directed by Chalerm Wongpim. With Leo Putt. Categories: Action, Comedy. Year: 2006.
Jerry (Shia LaBeouf) and Rachel (Michelle Monaghan), two strangers, find themselves caught in the middle of a political assassination plot after being deceived by a mysterious woman whom they've never even met. Framed as terrorists and led only by a voice on their cell phones, Jerry and Rachel must work together to stop the plot and outwit the woman on the phone before she has them killed. Directed by D.J. Caruso. With Rosario Dawson, William Sadler, Ethan Embry, Eric Christian Olsen, Michael Chiklis and Billy Bob Thornton. Categories: Thriller, Drama, Action. Year: 2008.
Max (Shane West), is an unsuspecting young man who gets caught up in international espionage when he receives a mysterious package in the mail. It contains a cell phone that gives him instructions on where to go and what to do. When he follows these instructions, he receives huge amounts of money, but also discovers that people are trying to kill him. Edward Burns, Ving Rhames and Martin Sheen play government agents who tail him. But can he trust them? Directed by Greg Marcks. With Yuriy Kutsenko and Sandra De Sousa. Categories: Action, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2009.
El Mariachi (Carlos Gallardo), a traveling musician, moves from place to place to play his guitar and carry on a family tradition. But, when El arrives in a small town at the same time as an escaped convict who carries his guns in a guitar case, the local drug lord and his henchmen mistake El for the killer. As the criminals chase El around town, he's forced to trade his guitar for a gun and defend the life of Domino (Consuelo Gómez), a beautiful bar owner. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. With Peter Marquardt, Jaime de Hoyos and Reinol Martinez. Categories: Action, Crime, Thriller, Western, Independent Film. Year: 1992.
Elektra (Jennifer Garner) is a mystical warrior combining incredibly physical strength with a supernatural ability to tell the future. An assassin by trade, she abandons the protection of her master Kirigi (Will Yun Lee) and begins a bitter struggle to protect her two latest targets, Mark Miller (Goran Visnjic) and his young daughter Abby (Kirsten Prout), from the warriors trying to kill them. Directed by Rob Bowman. With Terence Stamp and Bob Sapp. Categories: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Robert Clayton Dean (Will Smith) is a successful lawyer who stumbles upon evidence of a high-stakes political murder conspiracy. Hunted by a rogue NSA agent (Jon Voight) and his henchmen, Dean must turn to a surveillance expert and former spy (Gene Hackman) to help him escape the network of assassins coming after him. Directed by Tony Scott. With Jason Lee, Lisa Bonet, Barry Pepper and Stuart Wilson. Categories: Politics, Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1998.
Enemy of the State
In his final film before his untimely death, Bruce Lee plays a monk who enters a deadly martial arts tournament against the world's toughest warriors. Also acting as a spy for the British government, Lee must prove that the man running the contest is a drug kingpin while fighting for his life. Directed by Robert Clouse. With John Saxon, Jim Kelly and Kien Shih. Categories: Action, Thriller. Year: 1973.
Enter the Dragon
In a fascist future, with the government regulating every aspect of the human life, citizens are required to take daily doses of Prozium, a drug that suppresses their natural emotions. High-ranking official John Preston (Christian Bale) is entrusted with preventing the spread of feelings of any kind, hunting down contraband books and smuggled paintings. But, while fighting against an underground revolution that hopes to free humanity from its numb existence, Preston misses his dose of Prozium and experiences what it means to truly live for the first time. As Preston begins to understand the motives of his bitter enemies, he discovers his passion for freedom. Directed by Kurt Wimmer. With Dominic Purcell, Sean Bean, William Fichtner, Angus Macfadyen and Emily Watson. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2002.
In the land of Alagaesia, orphan farm boy Eragon (Ed Speleers) discovers a mysterious blue stone that turns out to be a dragon's egg. When the dragon Saphira (voiced by Rachel Weisz) is born, Eragon learns that he is the dragon rider of ancient prophesy meant to set his people free from the evil King Galbatorix (John Malkovich). With Saphira and his wise mentor, Brom (Jeremy Irons), at his side, Eragon learns magic, swordfighting and dragon-riding in his quest to fulfill his destiny. Directed by Stefen Fangmeier. With Sienna Guillory, Robert Carlyle and Djimon Hounsou. Categories: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2006.
John Kruger (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is a US Marshal protecting Dr. Lee Cullen (Vanessa L. Williams), a scientist for an enormous weapons manufacturer. Soon to testify about a conspiracy within her company, Cullen must follow Kruger into hiding to protect both of their lives as they realize that the plot extends beyond her corporation's walls. Directed by Chuck Russell. With James Caan, James Coburn, Robert Pastorelli, Andy Romano. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1996.
When terrorists hijack an airplane flying to Washington, D.C., intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) convinces the military to let him accompany a crew of soldiers boarding the plane in mid-air and rescue its passengers. When the team discovers a bomb aboard, Grant must race against time to subdue the terrorists and dismantle the explosives. Directed by Stuart Baird. With Steven Seagal, Halle Berry, John Leguizamo, Oliver Platt and Joe Morton. Categories: Politics, Action, Adventure, Thriller. Year: 1996.
After World War II, Father Merrin (Stellan Skarsgård) wanders aimlessly through the world, having lost his faith in God after witnessing the atrocities of battle. Asked to help recover a lost artifact from an excavated church in Africa, he comes in contact with an evil far beyond his imagination. Directed by Renny Harlin. With Izabella Scorupco, James D'Arcy, Ben Cross and James Bellamy. Categories: Horror, Action, Adventure, Thriller. Year: 2004.
Exorcist: The Beginning
FBI agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) assumes the identity of sadistic criminal Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage) through the use of a revolutionary plastic surgery technique in order to infiltrate his organization. But, when Troy wakes from a coma and discovers what has happened, he forces the doctors to give him Archer's face and proceeds to take over his life. Directed by John Woo. With Joan Allen and Gina Gershon. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1997.
After a freak accident in space, four astronauts are hit by cosmic radiation so intense that it mutates them into super powerful beings, outwardly normal but possessing incredible abilities. Realizing that their new powers could be used for good, they prepare themselves to challenge the evil Doctor Victor Von Doom (Julian McMahon) in a struggle for the survival of the world. Directed by Tim Story. With Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, New York. Year: 2005.
When the Silver Surfer (voiced by Laurence Fishburne) comes to Earth, wreaking havoc around the globe to prepare it for destruction, the Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe. As Reed (Ioan Gruffudd), Sue (Jessica Alba), Johnny (Chris Evans) and Ben (Michael Chiklis) work to unravel the mystery of the Silver Surfer, they are confronted with the surprising return of their mortal enemy, Dr. Doom (Julian McMahon). Directed by Tim Story. Categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Based on a Comic. Year: 2007.
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Back on the streets of LA, fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) teams up with his former adversary, agent Brian O'Connor (Paul Walker), to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation. Using their insane driving skills, these risk takers must rely on an uncertain trust if they hope to take revenge on their common enemy. Directed by Justin Lin. With Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Laz Alonso and John Ortiz. Categories: Action, Crime. Year: 2009.
Fast & Furious
When the future of humanity is threatened by a mysterious evil force, taxi driver Korben Dallas (Bruce Willis) becomes a reluctant hero when Leeloo (Milla Jovovich), a beautiful alien who holds the key to Earth's survival, falls through the roof of his cab. With Leeloo's help, Korben, an ex-soldier, tracks down five magic stones and fights off Mr. Zorg (Gary Oldman) and a legion of extraterrestrial mercenaries. Directed by Luc Besson. With Ian Holm, Chris Tucker and Tommy 'Tiny' Lister. Categories: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 1997.
The Fifth Element
The narrator (Edward Norton), a product liability evaluator and insomniac who is addicted to self-help groups, is liberated from his cookie-cutter, mail-order life after meeting Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt), a sado-masochistic anarchist who runs a nationwide network of fight clubs. As their friendship grows, the narrator discovers that Durden is secretly plotting a series of calculated pranks and terrorist attcks in order to overthrow the capitalist system. As the narrator struggles with a decision between right and wrong, his relationship with a fellow self-helper (Helena Bonham Carter) begins to unravel, along with his grip on reality. Directed by David Fincher. With Meat Loaf, Jared Leto and Zach Grenier. Categories: Cult Classics, Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action. Year: 1999.
After moving from a small town to New York City, Shawn MacArthur (Channing Tatum) struggles to make a living selling counterfeit merchandise on the streets. Things start to change when Shawn meets Harvey Boarden (Terrence Howard), a scam artist who sees that Shawn has the makings of a great streetfighter. Forming an uneasy partnership, Harvey introduces Shawn to the dangerous world of bare-knuckle fighting. In a sport where rich men bet on the lives of disposable warriors, Shawn becomes a star brawler, taking down all comers. But, when Shawn decides he wants to make a new start for himself, he'll have to face the toughest fight of his life. Directed by Dito Montiel. With Luis Guzmán, Brian J. White and Flaco Navaja. Categories: Action, Drama, Sports. Year: 2009.
Dr. Aki Ross (Ming-Na) is a scientist struggling to combat an invasion of mysterious aliens trying to wipe out life on Earth. Working with her friend Grey Edwards (Alec Baldwin), leader of a deadly military unit, she must contend with the actions of the barbaric General Hein (James Woods) as he tries to destroy the alien presence once and for all, even if it means the destruction of our planet. Directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi and Moto Sakakibara. With Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Donald Sutherland and Jean Simmons. Categories: Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action, Animation. Year: 2001.
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
When Hollywood's most famous and talented dog, Rexxx, goes missing, he ends up being adopted by young Shane Fahey (Josh Hutcherson). Taken in at the firehouse where Shane's father (Bruce Greenwood) is captain, Rexxx goes from nuisance to hero when his incredible physical abilities prove invaluable during rescue calls. With Rexxx onboard, the once downtrodden fire department regains its former glory. But, with all the media attention Rexxx's exploits attract, his former handlers take notice and set out to return Rexxx to the spotlight. Directed by Todd Holland. With Dash Mihok and Bree Turner. Categories: Action, Comedy, Family. Year: 2007.
Returning to the United States after serving in Vietnam, Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) goes to a small town to look up an old friend. There, he clashes with the local sheriff (Brian Dennehy) who arrests him and torments him in jail. Using his Vietnam fighting skills, Rambo busts out, but then wants one thing: revenge. The sheriff and his deputy (Bill McKinney) don't stand a chance. Directed by Ted Kotcheff. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1982.
The man with no name (Clint Eastwood), a wandering gunfighter, makes plans to get rich by playing both sides in a dispute between two rival families. Directed by Sergio Leone. With Marianne Koch. Categories: Action, Western, Classic. Year: 1964.
A Fistful of Dollars
In 1945, thousands of Marines attacked the island of Iwo Jima in a battle thsy resulted in horrific casualties on both sides. The three surviving soldiers (Ryan Phillippe, Adam Beach and Jesse Bradford) who were photographed raising the flag there were taken back to the United States to raise money for the war effort. But they were traumatized by the fighting and felt that the government version of the battle was inaccurate. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Myra Turley, John Benjamin Hickey and John Slattery. Categories: Action, Drama, History, War. Year: 2006.
Flags of Our Fathers
After a plane crashes during a sand storm, a group of oil workers and military personnel are stranded in the Sahara desert. While the captain (James Stewart) and his men struggle to survive the boiling sun with dwindling food and water reserves, a German model aircraft designer (Hardy Krüger) convinces the crew to try to build an aircraft out of the wreckage. With Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch and Ernest Borgnine. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama. Year: 1965.
The Flight of the Phoenix
Kyle Pratt (Jodie Foster), an aeronautical engineer who has recently lost her husband, and her daughter, Julia (Marlene Lawston), fly home from Berlin on a new aircraft that she helped design. But, when Julia goes missing at 30,000 feet, Kyle begins to question her sanity when no one on board will admit that the little girl was ever on the plane. With few clues, Kyle must overcome a corrupt crew and her own doubt to complete the desperate search. Directed by Robert Schwentke. With Peter Sarsgaard, Erika Christensen and Sean Bean. Categories: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Just as Tess Finnegan (Kate Hudson) believes she has her life back on track after her separation, he estranged, treasure-hunting husband, Ben "Finn" Finnegan (Matthew McConaughey), reappears, revealing that he has discovered a vital clue to the whereabouts of the legendary 18th century Queen's Dowry. By smooth-talking Tess's new boss, billionaire Nigel Honeycutt (Donald Sutherland), and his pampered daughter, Gemma (Alexis Dziena), Finn convinces them to join him in pursuit of the treasure using Honeycutt's yacht. As Tess tries to fight back old feelings, the crew realizes they will have to outmanuever the competition if they hope to secure the ultimate prize. Directed by Andy Tennant. With Ewen Bremner and Ray Winstone. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance. Year: 2008.
When a spy ship sinks at sea, James Bond (Roger Moore), the dashing British secret agent, is sent to recover a valuable encryption device from the wreckage of the ship. With the Soviet military desperate to get their hands on the equipment, Bond must find the device before the Soviets use it to take over the entire British navy. Directed by John Glen. With Lynn-Holly Johnson, Carole Bouquet and Julian Glover. Categories: Action, Adventure, Thriller, James Bond. Year: 1981.
For Your Eyes Only
While hunting down bootleg DVDs in a Chinatown pawnshop, Jason (Michael Angarano), an American teenager obsessed with kung fu movies, is transported back to ancient China after stumbling upon the stick weapon of the Monkey King, a legendary sage and warrior. Once there, Jason joins up with a band of martial arts masters, including Lu Yan (Jackie Chan) and Silent Monk (Jet Li), in order to free the Monkey King, who has been imprisoned by the evil Jade Warlord (Collin Chou). Directed by Rob Minkoff. With Yifei Liu and Bingbing Li. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2008.
The Forbidden Kingdom
After their adoptive mother is murdered during a seemingly random grocery store hold-up, the four Mercer brothers (Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André Benjamin and Garrett Hedlund) band together to bring their personal form of justice to the people responsible for her death. But, as they track down the killer, they quickly realize that there is more to the murder than they thought and they are up against a bigger battle than they ever imagined. Directed by John Singleton. With Terrence Howard and Fionnula Flanagan. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman), a tough New York City detective, and his partner, Buddy (Roy Scheider), uncover an international drug smuggling ring run by Alain Charnier (Fernando Rey). While working to intercept a record heroin shipment coming in from France, Popeye is involved in one of the greatest car chase sequences of all time. Directed by William Friedkin. Categories: Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama. Year: 1971.
The French Connection
Professional criminals Seth (George Clooney) and Richard Gecko (Quentin Tarantino) kidnap a family and hijack their RV, after a bloody robbery in Texas. Once across the border into Mexico, the Geckoes take the former pastor (Harvey Keitel), his teenage daughter (Juliette Lewis) and adopted son (Ernest Liu) to a rough biker bar where they need to pay off a debt. But, as night falls, it becomes apparent that the bar caters to a clientele with a taste for human blood. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. With Salma Hayek, Cheech Marin and Danny Trejo. Categories: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 1996.
From Dusk Till Dawn
A young employee at the U.S. Ambassador's office in Paris, Reese (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) is asked to help escort Charles Wax (John Travolta) around the city. It turns out that Wax is a CIA spy trying to prevent a terrorist attack, and Reese finds himself in some terrifying but exciting situations. Directed by Pierre Morel. Categories: Action. Year: 2010.
From Paris with Love
When James Bond (Sean Connery) travels to Istanbul to purchase a Russian cipher machine from a renegade Russian agent, he unwittingly falls into a trap set by members of an international terrorist outfit to avenge their comrade Dr. No. Directed by Terence Young. With Daniela Bianchi, Pedro Armendariz, Lotte Lenya, Robert Shaw and Bernard Lee. Categories: Action, Adventure, Thriller, James Bond. Year: 1963.
From Russia with Love
After his wife is killed by a one-armed man, Dr. Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford) is accused of the murder. After being convicted of the crime, Kimble escapes during transport and goes on the run to clear his name and find the real killer. But, fast on his trail is the tenacious Marshal Samuel Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones), who will not rest until he gets his man. Directed by Andrew Davis. With Sela Ward and Julianne Moore. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1993.
This is the movie that asks the question: What would it be like if the government were able to train guinea pigs to be secret agents? Penélope Cruz, Sam Rockwell, Nicolas Cage and others provide the voices for a group of high-IQ talking computer-generated guinea pigs that are specially trained to save humanity from a villain's plot to take over the world. The movie is in a 3-D digital format. Directed by Hoyt Yeatman. With Tracy Morgan, Will Arnett, Bill Nighy, and Zach Galifianakis and. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2009.
Lt. Jordan O'Neill (Demi Moore) is the first woman ever allowed to go through Navy SEALs training. With a dropout rate of 60% for men, no one believes that she will be able to hack it. O'Neill is determined to prove them wrong, but the physical and mental abuse she experiences threatens to end more than her career. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Viggo Mortensen, Anne Bancroft and Jason Beghe. Categories: Politics, Action, Drama. Year: 1997.
Dennis Quaid stars as the head of a secret army unit that fights terrorism. Based on the popular animated television series, it tells the story of the unit's fight against a shadowy crime organization headed by a Scottish arms dealer (Christopher Eccleston). Sienna Miller and Rachel Nichols are among the well-toned crime fighters. Directed by Stephen Sommers. With Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans. Categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2009.
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
On his 48th birthday, bored billionaire Nicholas Van Orton (Michael Douglas) receives an unusual gift from his brother, Conrad (Sean Penn): an invitation to a high-stakes game with mysterious, unknown rules. Once signed up, Nicholas enters a personally-tailored, all-encompassing experience, and is soon unable to distinguish between what is real and what is an illusion. Directed by David Fincher. With Deborah Kara Unger and James Rebhorn. Categories: Thriller, Action, Adventure, Mystery. Year: 1997.
At the start of the Civil War, Johnny Gray (Buster Keaton) enlists as a soldier, but it is decided that he is too valuable as an engineer. Later, after Union spies capture his two loves - Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack) and his locomotive, "the General" - Johnny sets out to rescue both, and to prove to Anabelle Lee that he isn't a coward after all. Directed by Buster Keaton. Categories: Comedy, Romance, War, Action, Silent Film. Year: 1927
When the identities of the agents working for the US spy agency CONTROL are compromised, the Chief (Alan Arkin) has no choice but to promote over-eager analyst Maxwell Smart (Steve Carell), and hope he can get the job done. Teamed up with Agent 99 (Anne Hathaway), the only CONTROL operative whose identiy was not exposed, Smart sets out on his mission to thwart the latest plot for world domination by the evil crime syndicate known as KAOS. Directed by Peter Segal. With Dwayne Johnson, Terence Stamp, Ken Davitian, Bill Murray, Terry Crews and Masi Oka. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime. Year: 2008.
Dr. Peter Venkam (Bill Murray), Dr. Raymond Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) and Dr. Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis) are parapsychologists dealing in the weird and the occult. After being fired from their jobs, they team up with Winston Zeddemore (Ernie Hudson) to become the Ghostbusters, a team of exterminators who trap and dispose of spirits, ghosts and ghouls. When they discover a dimensional gateway and a terrible supernatural threat to New York, they must figure out a way to save the city and validate their ridiculous line of work. Directed by Ivan Reitman. With Sigourney Weaver and Rick Moranis. Categories: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, New York. Year: 1984.
Ghost Dog (Forest Whitaker) is an urban warrior who follows the code of the Samurai. He lives alone, only descending from his rooftop home to commit murder for his master, Louie (John Tormey), a mob tough guy who once saved his life. When Ghost Dog becomes a Mafia target himself, he must fight off a stream of killers while trying to protect his master and uphold the Way of the Warrior. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. With Cliff Gorman and Dennis Liu. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama. Year: 1999.
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
In order to protect the woman he loves, motorcycle stunt performer Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) sells his soul to Mephisto (Peter Fonda), but ends up losing Roxanne (Eva Mendes) anyway. Years later, Mephisto returns with a deal. In exchange for his soul, Blaze agrees to become the Ghost Rider, an avenging spirit that takes its form at night as a demon with a flaming skull and motorcycle. Directed by Mark Steven Johnson. With Wes Bentley and Sam Elliott. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Maximus (Russell Crowe), a once highly respected Roman general, is betrayed and put into slavery by Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix), the son of the recently deceased emperor. Once in captivity, Maximus trains to be a gladiator and fights in battles staged at the Coliseum. The former general's fame grows as he wins battle after battle, but his true motivation is to avenge the murder of his wife and son by killing Commodus and returning the government of Rome its people. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris and Djimon Hounsou. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, History. Year: 2000.
Col. Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick), a determined, demanding military man, volunteers to head up the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment, one of the first units of the US Army to be made up entirely of black men. Joining Shaw in battle are Pvt. Trip (Denzel Washington), a hardened, escaped slave, and Sgt. Maj. Rawlins (Morgan Freeman), a leader amongst the black soldiers. Together, they must not only contend with the hatred and prejudices of the Confederates, but also with the distrust of their fellow Union soldiers. Directed by Edward Zwick. With Cary Elwes and Andre Braugher. Categories: Action, Drama, History, War. Year: 1989.
After learning of an extraordinary particle capable of uniting the universe, young Lyra Belacqua (Dakota Blue Richards) journeys to the Artic North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from a mysterious organization. To succeed in her quest, Lyra must seek aid from mysterious clans and powerful armored polar bears and embrace her destiny of saving the world. Directed by Chris Weitz. With Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
The Golden Compass
When a Russian General (Gottfried John) steals the space weapon Goldeneye, James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) must team up with Natalya Siminova (Izabella Scorupco), a scientist who helped create the weapon. Together they take on the beautiful killer Xenia Onatopp (Famke Janssen) and Alec Trevelyan (Sean Bean), a rogue British agent out for revenge. Directed by Martin Campbell. With Judi Dench and Alan Cumming. Categories: Action, Adventure, Thriller, James Bond. Year: 1995.
Hot on the trail of international gold dealer Auric Goldfinger (Gert Frobe), James Bond (Sean Connery) uncovers a maniacal plot to contaminate the U.S. gold reserves at Fort Knox. Racing to beat the clock, Bond must take down the mastermind Goldfinger and prevent the economic collapse of the entire western world. Directed by Guy Hamilton. With Honor Blackman, Shirley Eaton and Bernard Lee. Categories: Action, Thriller, Adventure, James Bond. Year: 1964.
Randall Raines (Nicolas Cage) is a legendary car thief who gets dragged into one last job when his brother, Kip (Giovanni Ribisi), winds up in debt with the vicious stolen car merchant Raymond Calitri (Christopher Eccleston). Tasked with stealing 50 different luxury cars in 4 days, Raines assembles a dream team of thieves (including Angelina Jolie, T.J. Cross, Will Patton, James Duval and Scott Caan) and tries to save his brother's life while dodging the shrewd detectives Castlebeck (Delroy Lindo) and Drycoff (Timothy Olyphant). Directed by Dominic Sena. Categories: Action, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2000.
Gone in Sixty Seconds
Against the backdrop of the Civil War, three men search for a fortune in gold buried in an unmarked grave. Blondie (Clint Eastwood) is a wandering gunman who fights with honor and a quick trigger, Angel Eyes (Lee Van Cleef) is a hitman who never misses his mark, and Tuco (Eli Wallach) is a Mexican bandit who only looks out for himself. Each man holds a clue to the gold's exact location, but none can find it on his own. Directed by Sergio Leone. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western. Year: 1966.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Unable to get along with his grown children or his foreign neighbors, Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood), a surly, gruff widower set in his ways, passes his time taking care of a 1973 Gran Torino muscle car that he keeps in perfect condition. When Tao (Bee Vang), a young Hmong teenager, tries to steal his prize possession as part of a gang initiation, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth by teaching him the value of hard work. Eventually, Kowalski is begrudgingly drawn into the life of Tao's family and devotes himself to protecting the boy and his sister Sue (Ahney Her) from the dangerous gang. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Geraldine Hughes, Brian Haley, Chee Thao, Brooke Chia Thao and Sonny Vue. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2008.
A group of POWs work out a complicated plan to escape from their heavily guarded and reportedly escape-proof prison camp. Squadron Leader Roger Bartlett (Richard Attenborough) organizes the men, Hendley (James Garner) scrounges for hard to find contraband and Danny Velinski (Charles Bronson) is in charge of the digging. Capt. Hilts (Steve McQueen) keeps everything cool and pulls off one of the most famous motorcycle chases of all time. Directed by John Sturges. With James Donald, Donald Pleasence and James Coburn. Categories: Adventure, War, Action, Drama. Year: 1963.
The Great Escape
Based on the true story of a daring rescue 500 American POWs held by the Japanese during World War II, the movie stars Benjamin Bratt as the commander of the US Army Rangers who carry out the mission. James Franco plays one of the most daring of the rescuers, while Joseph Fiennes is the leader of the POWs, and Connie Nielsen is a nurse who helps with the rescue. Directed by John Dahl. With Robert Mammone and Max Martini. Categories: Action, Drama, War. Year: 2005.
The Great Raid
Pilot Hal Jordan receives a powerful ring from a mysterious, dying alien creature and it transforms him into a Green Lantern, part of an elite force of heroes. They guard the universe to keep the peace under the leadership of the Guardians of the Universe. Concerned about the ability and loyalty of their newest member, the Guardians assign Hal to their most-honored master, Sinestro, for training. The other Green Lanterns don't know that Sinestro wants to overthrow the Guardians and become the new ruler. Hal must prove himself by defeating Sinestro to save the Green Lantern Corps. Directed by Lauren Montgomery. With Christopher Meloni, Kurtwood Smith and Victor Garber. Categories: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi. Year: 2009.
Green Lantern: First Flight
Ben Randall (Kevin Costner), a legendary rescue swimmer, is sent to teach an elite Coast Guard training program after an accident takes the lives of his crew. Struggling with the lose of his team, Randall is reluctant at first, but soon throws himself into creating a brutal, unorthodox training program. Along the way, he encounters Jake Fischer (Ashton Kutcher), a cocky former swim champ, and after some initial difficulty becomes the young man's mentor, preparing him for his first solo mission. Directed by Andrew Davis. With Sela Ward and Melissa Sagemiller. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama. Year: 2006.
John Hancock (Will Smith) is a reluctant, sarcastic superhero who falls out of favor with the public when the property damage caused by his heroic deeds begins to outshine the crime he prevents and the lives he saves. Intent on giving him an image makeover, publicist Ray Embrey (Jason Bateman) convinces Hancock to turn himself over to the authorities, so the public can realize just how much they really need him. When the city finally calls upon Hancock, he repays their gratitude by becoming the hero he was always meant to be. Directed by Peter Berg. With Charlize Theron. Categories: Action, Comedy, Drama. Year: 2008.
Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) is a professional thief based in Los Angeles. With his team of expert criminals, he pulls off a series of high-stakes robberies that attract the attention of Detective Vince Hanna (Al Pacino). As Neil and his team prepare for the biggest job of their careers, Vince begins to track them down, leading to a violent showdown. Directed by Michael Mann. With Val Kilmer, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore and Ashley Judd. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1995.
Born in hell and brought to Earth by the Nazis and Russian mystic Girgori Rasputin (Karel Roden) to perpetuate evil, Hellboy (Ron Perlman) is rescue by the US Army and raised to be a hero by the kind Professor Bruttenholm (John Hurt). Hidden from the world he protects for sixty years, Hellboy now works for the ultra-secret Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense, alongside a telepathic, fishlike psychic named Abe Sapien (Doug Jones) and Liz (Selma Blair), a woman with unwieldy pyrokinetic powers with whom Hellboy is in love. When Rasputin returns from the grave to complete his plot to destroy the planet, Hellboy is forced to face off with a powerful, self-replicating demon, and fights for control of his destiny. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. With Rupert Evans and Jeffrey Tambor. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Based on a Comic. Year: 2004.
When an ancient truce is broken, threatening to bring hell on Earth, Hellboy (Ron Perlman), the tough-talking demon superhero, returns to defend the human race. Together with his team (Selma Blair and Doug Jones), Hellboy must face off against the evil Prince Nuada (Luke Goss) and the grotesque creatures of his undefeatable Golden Army. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. With Jeffrey Tambor, Anna Walton and John Hurt. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Based on a Comic. Year: 2008.
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
The King of Qin (Daoming Chen) is the target of several assassins who find defeat at the hands of Nameless (Jet Li), an unassuming official whose extraordinary fighting skill inspires the King to bring him to his court to hear the tale of his battles. Directed by Yimou Zhang. With Maggie Cheung as Flying Snow, Tony Leung Chiu Wai as Broken Sword, Ziyi Zhang as Moon and Donnie Yen as Sky, the elite assassins. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama. Year: 2002.
Liam (Cuba Gooding Jr.) is a drunken garbage man whose life has taken some tragic twists and turns. Although at one time he was lauded as a hero for saving a girl's life, his involvement in a bank robbery derailed his life. Christa Campbell is a teller who at the bank that he robs while Ray Liotta plays a detective investigating the robbery. Directed by Brian Smrz. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Frank T. Hopkins (Viggo Mortensen), a cowboy and cavalry man, pitts his horse, Hidalgo, against the finest Arabian horses and Bedouin riders in the Ocean of Fire, a 3,000 mile endurance race across the Arabian desert. The first American to compete, Hopkins rides for pride and honor, fighting for his own survival in an attempt to do the impossible. Directed by Joe Johnston. With Zuleikha Robinson, Omar Sharif and J.K. Simmons. Categories: Action, Drama, Adventure, Western. Year: 2004.
An alien on the run in America goes on a rampage, killing at will and using the bodies as hosts to target his next victims. The only being powerful enough to stop the carnage is another alien (Kyle MacLachlan), who uses the body of a dead FBI agent to hide among us. As these two extraterrestrial beings duke it out across the country, they leave a trail of death and desctruction in their wake. Directed by Jack Sholder. With Michael Nouri, Claudia Christian and Clarence Felder. Categories: Cult Classics, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi. Year: 1987.
Rennie Cray (James Caviezel) has been prowling the highways of America for five years on a relentless search for the serial killer who murdered his wife in a gruesome hit and run. The killer is the deranged James Fargo (Colm Feore), a man who uses his car to kill the women he hunts. The presence of the mysterious Molly (Rhona Mitra) promises a collision course between the two disturbed men. Directed by Robert Harmon. With Gordon Currie and Andrea Roth. Categories: Action, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2003.
In the big screen adaptation of the popular video game, Agent 47 (Timothy Olyphant) is the genetic spawn of brtual criminals created by a team of scientists to be a hired assassin. Caught in the middle of a political conspiracy, Agent 47 must battle both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Eastern Europe. Directed by Xavier Gens. With Dougray Scott, Olga Kurylenko and Robert Knepper. Categories: Action, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his rookie partner Kasey Calden (Josh Hartnett) are two Tinseltown homicide detectives who work second jobs for extra cash. Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker and Calden teaches yoga in between acting auditions. When the two are assigned to investigate the murder of four members of rap group gunned down in a nightclub, they delve into the recording industry, using every opportunity they get seek out potential buyers and casting directors. Directed by Ron Shelton. With Lena Olin, Isaiah Washington, Master P and Bruce Greenwood. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Shortly after receiving word that they will be heading home from Iraq, a National Guard unit is ambushed while making one last humanitarian mission. Upon returning to Spokane, WA, the soldiers have difficulty adjusting to civilian life after living through an intense firefight that cost their outfit many lives. Will Marsh (Samuel L. Jackson), Vanessa Price (Jessica Biel), Tommy Yates (Brian Presley) and Jamal Aiken (50 Cent) each deal with the loss and pain of that fateful day in their own way, trying to make peace with all those who didn't make it home. Directed by Irwin Winkler. With Christina Ricci, Chad Michael Murray and Victoria Rowell. Categories: Action, Drama, War. Year: 2006.
Home of the Brave
Police officer Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) is the finest cop in London. He's so good, in fact, that he makes everyone else look incompetent by comparison. As a "reward," his superiors send him out to a quiet village with the lowest crime rate in the country. But, after being partnered with Danny Butterman (Nick Frost), an oafish but well-meaning young cop, Angel discovers that a series of bloody "accidents" are more than they seem and sets out to crack the case. Directed by Edgar Wright. With Bill Nighy, Steve Coogan and Timothy Dalton. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime. Year: 2007.
During the rule of the Tang dynasty in China, the "House of the Flying Daggers" is a secret society dedicated to overthrowing the government. When two local captains, Leo (Andy Lau) and Jin (Takeshi Kaneshiro), are ordered to capture a blind dancer named Mei (Ziyi Zhang), they think her ties to the organization will help them bring it down. Instead, they uncover a plot more complicated than they ever imagined. Directed by Yimou Zhang. Categories: Action, Drama, Romance. Year: 2004.
House of Flying Daggers
Bruce Banner (Eric Bana) is a genetic scientist working on rejuvenation technology when a lab accident exposes him to intense radiation. His miraculous survival turns tragic when he discovers that he transforms into a raging green beast if he doesn't control his anger. Bruce's lover Betty Ross (Jennifer Connelly) turns to his mysterious father (Nick Nolte) to try to find a cure, but the sinister man has plans for his mutated son. Directed by Ang Lee. With Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas and Paul Kersey. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi. Year: 2003.
Captain Marko Ramius (Sean Connery), the man in charge of the USSR's newest nuclear submarine, defies orders and sets the Red October on a course for the USA. CIA agent Jack Ryan (Alec Baldwin) investigates the case, trying to determine if Ramius is defecting or starting WWIII. Directed by John McTiernan. With Scott Glenn, Sam Neill, James Earl Jones and Peter Firth. Categories: Action, Adventure, Thriller. Year: 1990.
The Hunt for Red October
Aaron Hallam (Benicio Del Toro), a trained assassin AWOL from the Special Forces, hides out in the forest and kills some hunters. FBI Special Agent Abby Durrell (Connie Nielsen) turns to L.T. Bonham (Tommy Lee Jones), the one man tough enough to capture him. Bonham realizes he trained Hallam and can't say no to the assignment. Deep in the woods, it's hard to tell who is the hunter and who is the hunted. Directed by William Friedkin. With Leslie Stefanson and Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Years after an on-air meltdown, discredited newsreporter Simon Hunt (Richard Gere) reunites with his old cameraman, Duck (Terrence Howard), and a young journalist (Jesse Eisenberg), promising to help them find Bosnia's most wanted war criminal. When the team embarks on the dangerous, unauthorized mission, they are mistaken for a CIA hit squad while deep in enemy territory. Directed by Richard Shepard. With James Brolin. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
The Hunting Party
A film about elite soldiers who disarm bombs in Iraq. A new sergeant, James (Jeremy Renner), takes over a highly trained bomb-disposal team during the war in Iraq, he decides to change many of the team's routines. Two of the men under his command, Sanborn (Anthony Mackie) and Eldridge (Brian Geraghty), are upset by his decision to become involved in what they think is a reckless and deadly game of urban combat. James doesn't seem to care about the dangers he is exposing them to. All the men are changed as the struggles among them heat up. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. With David Morse. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller, War. Year: 2008.
The Hurt Locker
Chicago police officer Del Spooner (Will Smith) is investigating the case of the century: an apparent murder by a robot (Alan Tudyk). In a world totally dependent on artificially intelligent machines, the possibility of a robot homicide could destroy the fabric of society. Joined by psychologist Susan Calvin (Bridget Moynahan), Spooner must out-smart mankind's most intelligent creation in order to save its future. Directed by Alex Proyas. With James Cromwell, Bruce Greenwood and Adrian Ricard. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2004.
When an dark army descends on the kingdom of Ehb, a simple man named Farmer (Jason Statham) is the land's only hope in their plight against the evil wizard Gallian (Ray Liotta) and his Krugs, vicious creatures created to do his bidding. With his son murdered and his wife Solana (Claire Forlani) captured, Farmer sets out with his friends Norick (Ron Perlman) and Bastian (Will Sanderson) on a mission to rescue his love and put an end to Gallian's heinous plot. Directed by Uwe Boll. With Leelee Sobieski, John Rhys-Davies, Kristanna Loken, Matthew Lillard and Burt Reynolds. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
In this remake of the 1979 film of the same name, Albert Brooks plays a mild-mannered podiatrist whose daughter gets engaged to a young man (Ryan Reynolds) whose father is an international smuggler and CIA operative (Michael Douglas). The devil-may-care spy takes the nerdy doctor on an adventure he will never forget. And the fun continues even during the wedding ceremony. Candice Bergen plays the spy's ex-wife. Directed by Andrew Fleming. With Lindsay Sloane. Categories: Action, Comedy, Thriller. Year: 2003.
The In-Laws (2003)
Scientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton), cut off from the life he knew and the woman he loves (Liv Tyler), seeks a cure to his unique condition, which causes him to turn into a raging, green giant when he comes under emotional stress. While running from General Thunderbolt Ross (William Hurt) and the US Army, Banner comes close to a cure, but all is lost when solider Emil Blonsky (Tim Roth) volunteers for an experimental procedure that turns him into a powerful, destructive monster. Now, the very same men who hunted for him must rely on Banner to control the creature within him and save the world from Blonsky's reign of terror. Directed by Louis Leterrier. With Tim Blake Nelson and Lou Ferrigno. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Based on a Comic. Year: 2008.
The Incredible Hulk