Push (2009) RT 23% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2009

After his father, an assassin, is brutally murdered, Nick Gant vows revenge on Division, the covert government agency that dabbles in psychic warfare and experimental drugs. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Camilla Belle  •  Chris Evans  •  Djimon Hounsou

Zulu (1964) RT 93% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Feb 2001

In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Cy Endfield
CAST:  Stanley Baker  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Ulla Jacobsson  •  James Booth

A Most Violent Year (2014) RT 89% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Apr 2015

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  J.C. Chandor
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Albert Brooks  •  David Oyelowo

Centurion (2010) RT 59% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Nov 2010

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Marshall
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Andreas Wisniewski  •  Dave Legeno  •  Axelle Carolyn

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) RT 80% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 2011

Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Hayley Atwell

A Time to Kill (1996) RT 67% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Aug 1997

A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Sandra Bullock  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Kevin Spacey

Kingdom of Heaven (2005) RT 39% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2005

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Orlando Bloom  •  Eva Green  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Marton Csokas

Fast Five (2011)

Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many ...  (more)

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

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Selma Blair  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Doug Jones

The Wolverine (2013) RT 69% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Wolverine faces his ultimate nemesis - and tests of his physical, emotional, and mortal limits - in a life-changing voyage to modern-day Japan.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Tao Okamoto  •  Rila Fukushima  •  Hiroyuki Sanada




Star Trek: First Contact (1996) RT 93% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1998

The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Alice Krige  •  Neal McDonough

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2014

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  James McAvoy  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Ian McKellen

Hang 'Em High (1968) RT 92% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Ted Post
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Inger Stevens  •  Ed Begley  •  Pat Hingle

12 Monkeys (1995)

In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Brad Pitt  •  Christopher Plummer

The Mask of Zorro (1998) RT 83% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Dec 1998

It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Stuart Wilson

Red Cliff (2008)

In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  Chang Chen  •  Tony Leung Chiu-Wai  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Nakamura Shidō II

Munich (2005) RT 78% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2006

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Eric Bana  •  Daniel Craig  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Mathieu Kassovitz

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Keira Knightley  •  Chow Yun-Fat

Hellboy (2004)

In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Selma Blair  •  Rupert Evans  •  John Hurt

The Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Jeremy Renner