Mission: Impossible 5 (2015)

Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Christopher McQuarrie
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Simon Pegg  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Ving Rhames

Fast & Furious 6 (2013) RT 69% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Justin Lin
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Vin Diesel  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jordana Brewster

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) RT 37% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2006

In order to avoid a jail sentence, Sean Boswell heads to Tokyo to live with his military father. In a low-rent section of the city, Shaun gets caught up in the underground ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Justin Lin
CAST:  Lucas Black  •  Bow Wow  •  Nathalie Kelley  •  Brian Tee

Mission: Impossible (1996) RT 63% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 1998

When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jon Voight  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Henry Czerny

Contagion (2011) RT 84% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2012

Contagion follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast–moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Kate Winslet  •  Jude Law

Premium Rush (2012) RT 75% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Dec 2012

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Koepp
CAST:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Jamie Chung  •  Michael Shannon  •  Dania Ramirez

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) RT 76% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Aug 1999

A fast paced comedy about a card sharp and his unwillingly enlisted friends, who need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Jason Flemyng  •  Dexter Fletcher  •  Nick Moran  •  Jason Statham

Run Lola Run (1998) RT 93% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manny. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Franka Potente  •  Moritz Bleibtreu  •  Herbert Knaup  •  Nina Petri

Crank (2006) RT 61% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2007

Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mark Neveldine  •  Brian Taylor
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  Amy Smart  •  Efren Ramirez  •  Jose Pablo Cantillo

Elysium (2013) RT 67% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Dec 2013

In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neill Blomkamp
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Jodie Foster  •  Sharlto Copley  •  Alice Braga




The Bourne Supremacy (2004) RT 81% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 2004

When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Brian Cox  •  Julia Stiles  •  Joan Allen

Jack Reacher (2012) RT 62% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2013

In an innocent heartland city, five are shot dead by an expert sniper. The police quickly identify and arrest the culprit, and build a slam-dunk case. But the accused man ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher McQuarrie
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Rosamund Pike  •  Richard Jenkins  •  David Oyelowo

Die Hard (1988) RT 92% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 1999

NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife, Holly, is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Alan Rickman  •  Reginald VelJohnson  •  Bonnie Bedelia

The Matrix Reloaded (2003) RT 73% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andy Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Helmut Bakaitis  •  Steve Bastoni  •  Don Battee  •  Monica Bellucci

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Dec 2007

Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Julia Stiles  •  David Strathairn  •  Scott Glenn

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) RT 93% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Edward Furlong  •  Robert Patrick

Limitless (2011) RT 70% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Robert De Niro  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Andrew Howard

The Departed (2006) RT 91% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Feb 2007

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise in Martin Scorsese's ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Matt Damon  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Mark Wahlberg

In Time (2011) RT 36% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Jan 2012

In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Niccol
CAST:  Justin Timberlake  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Olivia Wilde

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  Tom Cruise  •  Bill Paxton  •  Charlotte Riley