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Action Film

  1. The action film was at its peak in the 80's and into the early 90's, spawning big-budget sequels and rip-offs galore. (Web site)
  2. You didn't really get the term "action film" until the '80s with Die Hard, Lethal Weapon.

Action Films

  1. Action films are largely derived from crime films and thrillers, by way of westerns and to some extent war films.
  2. Action films are largely derived from crime films and thrillers, by way of westerns and to some extent war films and disaster movies. (Web site)
  3. Action films are a pnerodimant genre of Thai film.
  4. Action films are a predominant genre of Thai film.

American Ninja

  1. American Ninja is a 1985 film produced by Menahem Golan.
  2. American Ninja is a 1985 martial arts action film produced by Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus 's Cannon Films .
  3. American Ninja is a simple-minded little Kung Fu action flick that is here simply for entertainment, no more no less. (Web site)

Men In Black Ii

  1. Men in Black II is a 2002 science fiction comedy action film starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. (Web site)

The Bourne Supremacy

  1. The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 film based loosely on the Robert Ludlum novel with the same name. (Web site)
  2. The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 film based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same name. (Web site)
  3. The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 film loosely based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same name .
  4. The Bourne Supremacy is a great fast-paced action film with Matt Damon starring again as Jason Bourne.
  5. The Bourne Supremacy is a humorless film.

The Poseidon Adventure

  1. The Poseidon Adventure is a really good film, with no need for special effects or CGI, apart from the odd one or two.
  2. The Poseidon Adventure was a 1972 action film and adventure film based on a novel by Paul Gallico. (Web site)


  1. Ghostbusters is a 1984 sci-fi comedy film about three eccentric New York City parapsychologists. (Web site)
  2. Ghostbusters is a science fiction series created by in 1984.
  3. Ghostbusters is a ride through the warped minds of its creators. (Web site)

Ghostbusters Ii

  1. Ghostbusters II is the 1989 sequel of Ghostbusters ( 1984); the sci-fi comedy films are about four parapsychologists. (Web site)
  2. Ghostbusters II is the title of a video game released for several home computer and console systems.

Die Hard

  1. DIE HARD is one action packed movie that offers thrills, excitement, and plenty of fast paced humor and wisecracks from Willis.
  2. DIE HARD is a great movie.
  3. DIE HARD is simply one of the most cinematic action masterpieces ever.
  4. DIE HARD is the greatest action movie ever created.
  5. DIE HARD: One of the greatest action movies of the late 1980s, DIE HARD ushered in a new standard for the genre. (Web site)

Death Wish

  1. DEATH WISH is a flawless movie from every point of view.
  2. DEATH WISH is a taunt thriller that sparked more than one water cooler discussion in 1974.
  3. Death Wish is a 1974 film based on the 1972 novel by Brian Garfield .
  4. Death Wish is a film of relief for those who have completely lost their patience with crime waves.
  5. Death Wish was a major film scoring project for jazz composer Herbie Hancock, which earned him a Grammy nomination.

Beverly Hills Cop Iii

  1. Beverly Hills Cop III is the last installment in an awesome trilogy where nonstop laughter and action occurs.
  2. Beverly Hills Cop III is a film not to be underestimated, despite rapid disapprovals to its theme park setting.

Beverly Hills Cop Ii

  1. Beverly Hills Cop II is a 1987 live-action film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Tony Scott .
  2. Beverly Hills Cop II is a great follow up to the classic first film.

Beverly Hills Cop

  1. Beverly Hills Cop is a classic in the buddy genre, a perfect blend of action and comedy.
  2. Beverly Hills Cop is a great addition.
  3. Beverly Hills cop is a truly great film and is a very funny classic.

Batman Films

  1. The Nolan Batman films will continue, the Singer Superman films we have been told will continue and Justice League will have its own storyline and universe. (Web site)
  2. None of the four Batman films has been good, not even the acclaimed Tim Burton installments. (Web site)
  3. I have to wonder if they are willing to pay the huge amount of money to Bale to keep him for possible future JLA and Batman films.

Bad Boys Ii

  1. Bad Boys II is a 2003 film about Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigating the flow of Ecstacy into Florida. (Web site)
  2. Bad Boys II is a 2003 action comedy film by Michael Bay.
  3. Bad Boys II is a 2003 action comedy film directed by Michael Bay and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
  4. Bad Boys II is a cop buddy movie that features stars Martin Lawrence and Will Smith.
  5. Bad Boys II is a really remarkable film. (Web site)

A Better Tomorrow

  1. A Better Tomorrow is a dazzling spectacular full of tear-jerking melodrama and jaw-dropping action sequences -- a cinematic feast.

A Bittersweet Life

  1. A Bittersweet Life is a 2005 film (see 2005 in film) by Korean director Kim Ji-woon. (Web site)

A Man Apart

  1. A Man Apart is a more professional group, I have to fight to get questions in.

A Night To Remember

  1. A Night to Remember is a far better flick.
  2. A Night to Remember is the 1958 adaptation of Walter Lords book by the same name. (Web site)
  3. A Night to Remember is a fine book and movie but not better than Cameron's in my opinion.

Action Jackson

  1. Action Jackson is a 1988 action film, directed by Craig R. Baxley.
  2. ACTION JACKSON is a funk-rock band that performs dance music for parties, corporate events, and weddings.
  3. Action Jackson is a 24 years old Male from Stephenville, but could be anywhere, TEXAS, United States.
  4. Action Jackson is a simple robot built by spare parts for a course project.
  5. Action Jackson is a simple robot that creates drip paintings similar to Polock’s but not as complex.


  1. Aragami is a 2003 Japanese action film directed by Ryuhei Kitamura .
  2. Aragami is an interesting samurai movie in existence.
  3. Aragami: The Raging God of Battle" It's not a fully blown action film instead its simple plodded.

Ashes of Time

  1. Ashes of Time is a film I could connect in almost everyway.
  2. Ashes of Time is a film that is rewarding on successive viewings.
  3. Ashes of Time is an action film about inaction, memory, and wrong choices.
  4. Ashes of time is a philosophical action film set in a stunning desert (which looks amazing thanks to Christopher Doyle's camera-work). (Web site)

Atomic Train

  1. Atomic Train is a 1999 action movie about an accidental nuclear explosion destroying the city of Denver .
  2. Atomic Train is a 1999 action movie about the explosion of Denver .
  3. Atomic Train is a deadly thriller, which is also action packed, dramatic, and devastating.


  1. AZUMI is a part of an elite group of assassins- raised from birth to carry out deadly missions.
  2. AZUMI is a triumphant blend of awesome swordplay-action, humor and raw emotion that may well be Ryuhei Kitamura's crowning achievement. (Web site)
  3. AZUMI was an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival and South by Southwest Film Festival, among others. (Web site)
  4. Azumi is a brilliant action film and highly recommended.
  5. Azumi is a great movie. (Web site)

Black Hawk Down

  1. BLACK HAWK DOWN is a gritty and realistic film, often a hard film to watch, but a good confrontation of the issues.
  2. Black Hawk Down is a deeply flawed shooter that has a moment of disappointment or frustration for every moment of fun.
  3. Black Hawk Down is a good film.
  4. Black Hawk Down is a good movie. (Web site)
  5. Black Hawk Down is a great book that I recommend to all people who love action and adventure.


  1. Blastfighter is a damn strange movie.

Blood Debts

  1. Another trademark of the earlier Page films were oversized, customized special weapons, which feature prominently in Fireback and Blood Debts.
  2. Former Spaghetti Western and peplum star Richard Harrison also acted in two films for Page, Fireback and Blood Debts ( 1983).

Blue Thunder

  1. Blue Thunder is a 1983 feature film that features a high-tech helicopter of the same name. (Web site)
  2. Blue Thunder is a great tasting Power Activator, which combines technological innovation with the highest quality power packed ingredients available.
  3. Blue Thunder is a monster truck currently racing in the USHRA Monster Jam series. (Web site)
  4. Blue Thunder is a specially modified helicopter.
  5. Blue Thunder is also a source of 32 grams of one of the highest quality proteins available, and is an excellent source of complex and simple carbohydrates.

Bullet In The Head

  1. Bullet In The Head is one film that "hits" the audiences hard in delivering it's message on the brutality of war and it's effects on people.
  2. Bullet in the Head is a 1990 movie by John Woo. (Web site)
  3. Bullet in the Head is a fine piece of cinema; one that I enjoyed far more than I expected.
  4. Bullet in the Head is a great film. (Web site)
  5. Bullet in the Head is a great, ambitious movie; another masterpiece in the canon of an artist who has many masterpieces. (Web site)

City On Fire

  1. CITY ON FIRE is a site specific monumental event reflecting essential and radical issues similar to the work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
  2. City On Fire is a mixtape containing 28 of the duos instrumentals. (Web site)
  3. City on Fire is a 1979 disaster film directed by Alvin Rakoff and featuring an all-star cast, as was the custom for that time. (Web site)
  4. City on Fire is a 1979 disaster movie directed by Alvin Rakoff and featuring an " all-star cast " as was accustomed for the time. (Web site)
  5. City on Fire is a decently rendered Hong Kong cop film with a more interesting footnote. (Web site)

City Fire

  1. City Fire is a third generation family owned and operated fire protection business which has been serving the State of New Jersey since 1952.

Clear And Present Danger

  1. Clear and Present Danger is a novel by Tom Clancy, written in 1989, and is a canonical part of the Ryanverse. (Web site)
  2. Clear and Present Danger is a novel by Tom Clancy, written in 1989, part of his series featuring the character Jack Ryan.

Collateral Damage

  1. COLLATERAL DAMAGE was made to prep Arnold for his run to the governor's mansion.
  2. Collateral Damage is a clear example of a score that could have --and needed to be-- a whole lot more dynamic and energizing.
  3. Collateral Damage is a thinking person’s detective story, as the story situation is very complex. (Web site)
  4. Collateral Damage is a true "American Idol" and his popularity increases every day.
  5. Collateral Damage is a well-plotted tale where not everything is what it seems, and when the truth comes to light the reader is certain to be satisfied. (Web site)

Conan The Destroyer

  1. Conan The destroyer is a bit poo though.
  2. Conan the Destroyer was close, but didn't quite make it.

Con Air

  1. CON AIR is a brainless super cool movie that plays to your inner macho man.
  2. Con Air is a crackerjack action film in the vein of "The Rock" and "Die Hard". (Web site)
  3. Con Air is a good action film and several things keep it alive. (Web site)
  4. Con Air is a good action film with a good story line to it. (Web site)
  5. Con Air is the exception to that rule.

Dark Blue

  1. Dark Blue is a 2002 film directed by Ron Shelton. (Web site)
  2. Dark Blue is a better-than-average police drama revolving around police corruption.
  3. Dark Blue is the story of a police detective squad that is very difficult to tell from the criminals they try to apprehend.

Dead Bang

  1. Dead Bang is a 1989 action film starring Don Johnson and Tim Reid , and directed by John Frankenheimer .
  2. Dead Bang is an action film released in 1989 .

Dead Presidents

  1. Dead Presidents is a well plotted drama that grabs your attention from beginning to end.
  2. Dead Presidents was a movie masterpiece that boosted plenty of people's carrers and gave them bigger roles.

Demolition Man

  1. Demolition Man is a 1993 American motion picture. (Web site)
  2. Demolition Man is a 1993 American science fiction - action film .
  3. Demolition Man is a amusing tongue-in-cheek film with plenty of great one-liners.
  4. Demolition Man is a real comfort movie.
  5. Demolition Man is a witty, fun action film that balances a lot of intelligence with no-holds-barred violence. (Web site)

Desperate Measures

  1. In 1999, he gained phraise after playing San Francisco police officer Frank Conner in the action film Desperate Measures (1998).
  2. Desperate Measures ***Very good action thriller, but with a few glaring plot holes. (Web site)

Dirty Harry

  1. DIRTY HARRY is a film of incredible suspense, with Donald Siegel's direction becoming a benchmark for the genre.
  2. Dirty Harry is a 1971 crime film directed by Don Siegel, the first of the Dirty Harry series. (Web site)
  3. Dirty Harry is a 1971 film directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood as Harry Callahan, a San Francisco detective tracking Scorpio, a serial killer. (Web site)
  4. Dirty Harry is a 1971 film directed by Don Siegel, the first of the series.
  5. Dirty Harry is a genre classic and a lot of it will seem familiar beause of how it has been relentlessly copied and ripped off over the years. (Web site)


  1. Dragonslayer is a 1981 fantasy movie set in a realistically portrayed medieval Britain. (Web site)
  2. Dragonslayer is the true bad@ss dragon movie of it's time.
  3. Dragonslayer was state of the art in special effects at the time it came out.

Easy Rider

  1. Easy Rider is a 1969 film about two counterculture bikers in search of America. (Web site)
  2. Easy Rider is a 1969 road movie directed by Dennis Hopper. (Web site)
  3. Easy Rider is a brilliant coming-of-age movie, whose main theme is freedom, a particular kind of freedom, which won't be found until the end of the film.
  4. Easy Rider is a fascinating inside portrayal of the 1960's, especially the hippie lifestyle.
  5. Easy Rider is the story of two motorcycle riders and their journey to the Mardi Gras festival in New Orleans.

Enemy of The State

  1. Enemy Of The State is a nice action flick.
  2. Enemy Of The State is a very entertaining way to spend a couple of hours. (Web site)
  3. Enemy Of the State is a top notch movie in every sense of the word. (Web site)
  4. Enemy of the State is a huge step forward from the over-bloated, mind-numbing Armageddon. (Web site)
  5. Enemy of the State is a very different film, once again with Hackman playing a master of surveillance.


  1. The Enforcer - The third entry in the Dirty Harry action film series is one of the most underrated.
  2. The Enforcer is a classic Hong Kong blend of dazzling kung fu action and outrageously sentimental subplots.
  3. The Enforcer was the third film of the five film Dirty Harry series, and the only of the films composed by the late composer Jerry Fielding.


  1. The Exterminator is a 1980 action movie directed by James Glickenhaus and starring Robert Ginty as the leading role. (Web site)
  2. The Exterminator is a decent 1980s vigilante film, and while it may not be a particularly great movie, it is an entertaining, if ultimately forgettable one. (Web site)
  3. The Exterminator is a watchable and enjoyable (if forgettable) vigilante film. (Web site)
  4. The Exterminator was a violent, gritty, and crude vigilante action film, which has been perceived as a rip-off of Charles Bronson 's Death Wish .
  5. The Exterminator was a violent, gritty, and crude vigilante action film, which may be seen as derivative of Charles Bronson 's Death Wish films.

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