Category Archives: Action

Pacific Rim

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Director: Guillermo del Toro
Writers: Travis Beacham, Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Diego Klattenhoff, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1663662/

As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

World War Z

Release 2013

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

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Director: Marc Forster
Writers: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, Damon Lindelof, J. Michael Straczynski, Max Brooks
Stars: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale, Ludi Boeken
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0816711/

United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.

Man of Steel

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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Director: Zack Snyder
Writers: David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster
Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0770828/

A young itinerant worker is forced to confront his secret extrastellar origin when Earth is invaded by members of his own race.

The Last Stand

Release 2013

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Kim Jee-woon
Writers: Andrew Knauer
Stars: Arron Shiver, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, Titos Menchaca, Richard Dillard
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1549920/

The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff.

Oblivion

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Director: Joseph Kosinski
Writers: Karl Gajdusek, Michael Arndt, Joseph Kosinski
Stars: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1483013/

A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.

Transformers

Release 2007

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Director: Michael Bay
Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, John Rogers
Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Rachael Taylor
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0418279/

An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.

The Double

Release 2013

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Richard Ayoade
Writers: Richard Ayoade, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Avi Korine
Stars: Wallace Shawn, Noah Taylor, James Fox, Cathy Moriarty, Phyllis Somerville
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1825157/

A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.

Drive Hard

Release 2014

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime

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Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Writers: Chad Law, Evan Law, Brigitte Jean Allen
Stars: John Cusack, Thomas Jane, Zoe Ventoura, Damien Garvey, Christopher Morris
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2968804/

A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.

Escape Plan

Release 2013

Genre Action, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Mikael Håfström
Writers: Miles Chapman, Jason Keller
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel, Faran Tahir, Amy Ryan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1211956/

When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.

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