Category Archives: Action

The Dark Knight Rises

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane
Stars: Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Hathaway
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1345836/

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight must return to defend Gotham City against the enigmatic jewel thief Catwoman and the ruthless mercenary Bane as the city teeters on the brink of complete annihilation.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Release 2002

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Peter Jackson
Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson
Stars: Bruce Allpress, Sean Astin, John Bach, Sala Baker, Cate Blanchett
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167261/

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

Saving Private Ryan

Release 1998

Genre Action, Drama, War

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Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Robert Rodat
Stars: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper, Adam Goldberg
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120815/

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Riddick

Release 2013

Genre Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: David Twohy
Writers: David Twohy, Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat
Stars: Vin Diesel, Jordi MollĂ , Matt Nable, Katee Sackhoff, Dave Bautista
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1411250/

Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick's past.

The Dark Knight

Release 2008

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane
Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0468569/

When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Release 2003

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Peter Jackson
Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Stars: Noel Appleby, Alexandra Astin, Sean Astin, David Aston, John Bach
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167260/

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Inception

Release 2010

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

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Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Ken Watanabe
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1375666/

A skilled extractor is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible.

The Matrix

Release 1999

Genre Action, Sci-Fi

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Director: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Gloria Foster
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0133093/

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

Ender's Game

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Director: Gavin Hood
Writers: Gavin Hood, Orson Scott Card
Stars: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Ben Kingsley
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1731141/

Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion.

Ride Along

Release 2014

Genre Action, Comedy

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Director: Tim Story
Writers: Greg Coolidge, Jason Mantzoukas, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi
Stars: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Bruce McGill, Tika Sumpter
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1408253/

Security guard Ben must prove himself to his girlfriend's brother, top cop James. He rides along James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta.

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