Man on Fire (2004) RT 39% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Marc Anthony  •  Radha Mitchell

The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989) RT Audience 75%

A Marine patrol stops at Firebase Gloria at the start of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam war. With the firebase attacked, the patrol remains to help defend it. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • War
DIRECTION:  Brian Trenchard-Smith
CAST:  R. Lee Ermey  •  Mark Neely  •  Garrison Hershberger  •  Margi Gerard

Django (1966) RT 92% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Sergio Corbucci
CAST:  Franco Nero  •  Jose Bodalo  •  Loredana Nusciak  •  Ángel Álvarez

Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfill his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher McQuarrie
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Henry Cavill  •  Ving Rhames  •  Simon Pegg

Underworld: Evolution (2006) RT 16% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jun 2006

As the war between the vampires and the Lycans rages on, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers (an elite vampire special forces unit that hunts werewolves), and Michael ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Len Wiseman
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Scott Speedman  •  Tony Curran  •  Shane Brolly

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 • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Neil Marshall
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Andreas Wisniewski  •  Dave Legeno  •  Axelle Carolyn

I Saw the Devil (2010) RT 80% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2011

Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kim Jee-woon
CAST:  Lee Byung-hun  •  Min-sik Choi  •  Gook-hwan Jeon  •  Cheon Ho-Jin

The Matrix Revisited (2001) RT 71% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2001

The film goes behind the scenes of the 1999 sci-fi movie The Matrix.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Josh Oreck
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  Carrie-Anne Moss

First Blood (1982)

When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Richard Crenna  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Bill McKinney

Law Abiding Citizen (2009) RT 25% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2010

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Leslie Bibb  •  Colm Meaney




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

Vanishing Point (1971)

Kowalski works for a car delivery service, and takes delivery of a 1970 Dodge Challenger to drive from Colorado to San Francisco. Shortly after pickup, he takes a bet to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  Barry Newman  •  Cleavon Little  •  Dean Jagger  •  Victoria Medlin

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

RoboCop (1987) RT 88% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Oct 2001

In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Nancy Allen  •  Ronny Cox  •  Kurtwood Smith

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

Night of the Living Dead (1968) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, NIGHT OF THE LIVING ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Duane Jones  •  Judith O'Dea  •  Karl Hardman  •  Marilyn Eastman

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

Ransom (1996) RT 75% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jan 2002

When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Gary Sinise  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Rene Russo

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

Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior (2003)

When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Prachya Pinkaew
CAST:  Tony Jaa  •  Petchtai Wongkamlao  •  Pumwaree Yodkamol  •  Suchao Pongwilai