Category Archives: Action

Hanna

Release 2011

Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller

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Director: Joe Wright
Writers: Seth Lochhead, David Farr
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Vicky Krieps, Cate Blanchett, Paris Arrowsmith
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0993842/

A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.

In Time

Release 2011

Genre Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Andrew Niccol
Stars: Justin Timberlake, Olivia Wilde, Shyloh Oostwald, Johnny Galecki, Colin McGurk
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1637688/

In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.

Immortals

Release 2011

Genre Action, Drama, Fantasy

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Director: Tarsem Singh
Writers: Charley Parlapanides, Vlas Parlapanides
Stars: Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, Stephen Dorff, Freida Pinto, Luke Evans
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1253864/

Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

Release 2011

Genre Action, Fantasy, Thriller

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Director: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Writers: Scott M. Gimple, Seth Hoffman, David S. Goyer
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Violante Placido, Ciarán Hinds, Idris Elba, Johnny Whitworth
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1071875/

As Johnny Blaze hides out in Eastern Europe, he is called upon to stop the devil, who is trying to take human form.

Green Lantern

Release 2011

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Martin Campbell
Writers: Greg Berlanti, Michael Green, Marc Guggenheim, Michael Goldenberg
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Tim Robbins
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1133985/

A test pilot is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force.

Sucker Punch

Release 2011

Genre Action, Fantasy, Thriller

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Director: Zack Snyder
Writers: Zack Snyder, Steve Shibuya
Stars: Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0978764/

A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.

Thor

Release 2011

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Kenneth Branagh, Joss Whedon
Writers: Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, Don Payne, J. Michael Straczynski, Mark Protosevich, Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0800369/

The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Captain America: The First Avenger

Release 2011

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Director: Joe Johnston
Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Joe Simon, Jack Kirby
Stars: Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0458339/

After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending USA ideals.

Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning

Release 2012

Genre Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: John Hyams
Writers: John Hyams, Doug Magnuson, Jon Greenhalgh, Moshe Diamant, Richard Rothstein, Christopher Leitch, Dean Devlin
Stars: Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgren, Andrei Arlovski, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mariah Bonner
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1659343/

John looks to take down Luc Deveraux after a home invasion claims his wife and daughter. The fight pits John against Andrew Scott and an army of genetically enhanced warriors; meanwhile, he must contend with a UniSol in relentless pursuit.

Snitch

Release 2013

Genre Action, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Writers: Justin Haythe, Ric Roman Waugh
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal, Susan Sarandon, Michael K. Williams
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0882977/

A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son who was imprisoned after being set up in drug deal.