Category Archives: Action

Battleship

Release 2012

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Peter Berg
Writers: Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber
Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Tadanobu Asano
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1440129/

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Taken 2

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Olivier Megaton
Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser, Jon Gries
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1397280/

In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

Taken

Release 2008

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Pierre Morel
Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Jon Gries, David Warshofsky, Holly Valance
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0936501/

A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.

Contraband

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski, Arnaldur Indriðason, Óskar Jónasson
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas Haas
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1524137/

To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills.

The Bourne Legacy

Release 2012

Genre Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Tony Gilroy
Writers: Tony Gilroy, Dan Gilroy
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Edward Norton, Donna Murphy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1194173/

An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

Men in Black 3

Release 2012

Genre Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Writers: Etan Cohen, Lowell Cunningham
Stars: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement, Emma Thompson
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1409024/

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

Men in Black II

Release 2002

Genre Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Writers: Lowell Cunningham, Robert Gordon, Barry Fanaro
Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn, Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120912/

Agent J needs help so he is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory.

The Matrix Reloaded

Release 2003

Genre Action, Sci-Fi

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Director: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Stars: Ray Anthony, Christine Anu, Andy Arness, Alima Ashton-Sheibu, Helmut Bakaitis
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0234215/

Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.

Transporter 2

Release 2005

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Louis Leterrier
Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Stars: Jason Statham, Alessandro Gassman, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta, Matthew Modine
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0388482/

Mercenary Frank Martin, who specializes moving goods of all kinds, surfaces again this time in Miami, Florida when he's implicated in the kidnapping of the young son of a powerful USA official.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Release 2001

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Peter Jackson
Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Stars: Alan Howard, Elijah Wood, Noel Appleby, Sean Astin, Sala Baker
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120737/

A meek hobbit of the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the dark lord Sauron.