Category Archives: Action

Pain & Gain

Release 2013

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Director: Michael Bay
Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Pete Collins
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub, Ed Harris
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1980209/

A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

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Director: Harald Zwart
Writers: Jessica Postigo, Cassandra Clare
Stars: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Kevin Zegers, Jemima West, Robert Sheehan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1538403/

When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld.

Dredd

Release 2012

Genre Action, Sci-Fi

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Director: Pete Travis
Writers: John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra, Alex Garland
Stars: Karl Urban, Rachel Wood, Andile Mngadi, Porteus Xandau, Jason Cope
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1343727/

In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.

Jack Reacher

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Writers: Christopher McQuarrie, Lee Child
Stars: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, David Oyelowo, Werner Herzog
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790724/

A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.

Looper

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Rian Johnson
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1276104/

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

47 Ronin

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Carl Rinsch
Writers: Chris Morgan, Hossein Amini, Walter Hamada
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano, Min Tanaka
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1335975/

A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.

Man on a Ledge

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Asger Leth
Writers: Pablo F. Fenjves
Stars: Sam Worthington, Mandy Gonzalez, William Sadler, Barbara Marineau, J. Smith-Cameron
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1568338/

As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion.

21 Jump Street

Release 2012

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime

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Director: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Writers: Michael Bacall, Jonah Hill, Patrick Hasburgh, Stephen J. Cannell
Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Brie Larson, Dave Franco, Rob Riggle
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1232829/

A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.

Tarzan

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance

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Director: Reinhard Klooss
Writers: Reinhard Klooss, Jessica Postigo, Edgar Rice Burroughs
Stars: Kellan Lutz, Robert Capron, Spencer Locke, Jaime Ray Newman, Brian Huskey
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1705952/

Tarzan and Jane Porter face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over the company from Tarzan's parents, after they died in a plane crash.

The Matrix Revolutions

Release 2003

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Director: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Stars: Mary Alice, Tanveer K. Atwal, Helmut Bakaitis, Kate Beahan, Francine Bell
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0242653/

The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.

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