1988 Action Movies

Moon Over Parador (1988)

Moon Over Parador

  • 42%
  • PG-13
  • 103 min
  • Comedy

Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack's acting skills fool the masses but not close friends and employees of the dictator.

Noble House (1988)

Noble House

    • Unrated
    • 355 min
    • Adventure

    Ian Struan Dunross is chairman of Struan & Co, the oldest and largest of the British-East Asia trading companies. To the Chinese, that also makes him "Tai-Pan" ("supreme leader") of the "Noble House". Unfortunately, with his power, he inherits ancient promises, dark secrets and deep financial problems on a small island full of people who want to see Struan's fall so they can become the Noble House. Dunross' worst enemy is the vicious Quillan Gornt, a lesser tai-pan, and he's...

    Off Limits (1988)

    Off Limits

    • 50%
    • R
    • 102 min
    • Action

    McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of local prostitutes. Their prime suspect is high ranking U.S. Army officer which brings their lives in danger.

    One Pound Gospel (1988)

    One Pound Gospel

      • Unrated
      • 50 min
      • Romance

      Hatanaka Kosaku is a young boxer who has a major flaw, he can't stop eating. That weakness puts him into into heavier weight classes that put him against stronger boxers and even worse, he's prone to throw up when he gets a body blow, which drives potential opponents away. His coach is at his wit's end as he struggles to get this idiot to show some discipline in his training. The matter is complicated when a young nun feeds the "starving" boy after she finds him fainted on the...

      Operation Pink Squad (1988)

      Operation Pink Squad

        • Unrated
        • 92 min
        • Action

        The Pink Squad is comprised of four strong, tough women (Sandra Ng, Ann Bridgewater, Suki Kwan in her film debut, and Elsie Chan) who do their police work efficiently and successfully. As a result, their chauvinistic superiors in the police department are always scheming to try and get them fired.

        Out of Time (1988)

        Out of Time

          • PG
          • 92 min
          • Action

          A cop from the future goes back in time to Los Angeles and teams up with his grandfather to capture a master criminal.

          Outlaw of Gor (1988)

          Outlaw of Gor

            • PG-13
            • 89 min
            • Action

            Better known as "Outlaw" to those of you who watch the TV show "Mystery Science Theater 3000". It's about a beefy blonde and his oily friend Watney. They are teleported by a rose quartz because The Elder (he has no name, Just "The Elder") thinks that Xeno, the Priest by a clearly drunk Jack Palance, has eyes for the throne. Of course, Cabot cares nothing for such intrigue just for the Princess he had "ooh-la-la" with from the previous film...

            Peacock King (1988)

            Peacock King

              • Unrated
              • 86 min
              • Action

              Two magically powerful monks who were separated at birth are reunited to fight the King of Hell.

              Peter Pan (1988)

              Peter Pan

                • Unrated
                • 52 min
                • Action

                This animated fairy tale for kids tells the classic story of Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up. Determined never to become an adult, Peter stays forever young in a magical word called Neverland, where he leads a band of mischevious kids called the Lost Boys. Unfortunately, Neverland's chief other inhabitant is a pirate named Captain Hook, who would like nothing more than to put a permanent end to Peter's fun.

                Phantasm II (1988)

                Phantasm II

                  • R
                  • 97 min
                  • Action

                  Mike, following his release from a psychiatric hospital, teams up with old pal Reggie to hunt down the Tall Man, who is at it again. A mysterious, beautiful girl has also become part of Mike's dreams, and they must find her before the Tall Man does. They reach an Oregon cemetery that has had all the bodies dug up and removed. Realizing this is the work of the Tall Man, they venture inside armed heavily. But the Tall Man still has his deadly flying spheres - and a couple of cronies who will stop...

                  Phoenix the Warrior (1988)

                  Phoenix the Warrior

                    • Unrated
                    • 85 min
                    • Action

                    Big hair, big guns, big personalities, and a serious lack of wardrobe. She-Wolves of the Wasteland, a post-apocalyptic story that features women--lots and lots of women--who leave little to the imagination as they battle each other in various junkyards and gravel pits to determine the fate of the entire world. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

                    Picasso Trigger (1988)

                    Picasso Trigger

                      • 99 min
                      • Action

                      Double agent Picasso Trigger is assassinated in Paris by double-crossing bad guy Miguel Ortiz. Then Ortiz begins eliminating agents of The Agency who were involved in his brother's death. The Agency (belatedly) springs into action to stop Ortiz' heinous activities. The usual gunplay, romance, and nifty toys with bombs ensue.

                      Police Story 2 (1988)

                      Police Story 2

                        • PG-13
                        • 101 min
                        • Action

                        Despite his success at apprehending criminals, Kevin Chan's unorthadox approach to his work as a police officer sees him demoted to the traffic branch. Despite this, the manhe put behind bars is now out of prison, and has vowed to make his life a misery. While this crime boss his harrassing Kevin and his girlfriend, the police are contemplating reinstating Kevin to help them fight a group of bomberss attempting to extort $10 million from building owners.

                        Red Scorpion (1988)

                        Red Scorpion

                          • R
                          • 105 min
                          • Action

                          A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the rebels.

                          Return to Snowy River (1988)

                          Return to Snowy River

                            • PG
                            • 110 min
                            • Adventure

                            After a few years trying to earn money to marry Jessica Harrison (Sigrid Thornton), Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson) returns to Snowy River. But he finds that a lot of things have changed.

                            Saint Seiya: Legend of Crimson Youth (1988)

                            Saint Seiya: Legend of Crimson Youth

                              • Unrated
                              • 75 min
                              • Animation

                              Athena receives the visit of Phoebus Abel, her older brother and God of the Corona. He informs her that he has come to destroy humanity as punishment for their corruption, just as it was done in ancient times. He dismisses Seiya and the Bronze Saints, as she will now be guarded by Abel's three Corona Saints, Atlas of Carina, Jaow of Lynx and Berenike of Coma Berenices, and the five resurrected Gold Saints who died in the Sanctuary battle: Saga of Gemini, Deathmask of Cancer, Shura of Capricorn,...

                              Saint Seiya: The Heated Battle of the Gods (1988)

                              Saint Seiya: The Heated Battle of the Gods

                                • Unrated
                                • 45 min
                                • Animation

                                In Siberia, Hyōga saves a man that is being attacked. Injured, the man manages only to say something about Asgard. Some days later, Saori, Seiya, Shiryū and Shun are wondering about Hyōga and decide to go to Asgard to investigate. At Valhalla, the Lord of Asgard, Dolbar, says he has not heard of any Hyōga and neither has his right hand, Loki. However, at all times Seiya and the others can feel an evil cosmo emanating from Loki and the other Odin Saints called God Warriors. Shiryū, in...

                                Seven Hours to Judgment (1988)

                                Seven Hours to Judgment

                                  • R
                                  • 90 min
                                  • Action

                                  A street gang raids David Reardon's wife and leaves her half-dead. When the gang is brought to court, she still lies down in coma, so judge Eden has to let them go on lack of evidence. Reardon believes it was Eden's fault and takes revenge: he kidnaps Eden's wife and threatens to kill her if he doesn't find proof against the punks in 7 hours. In panic, Eden starts erring around in the night to find a witness. Written by Tom Zoerner...

                                  Shakedown (1988)

                                  Shakedown

                                    • R
                                    • 112 min
                                    • Action

                                    A drug dealer shoots a corrupt police officer. Though the drug dealer admits his guilt, he pleads self-defense. His lawyer, Roland Dalton, and a "blue jean cop", Richie Marks, pursue evidence in his favor. They encounter difficulties from other corrupt police officers, drug dealers, and various street scum. Dalton's life is further complicated by the fact that the prosecuting attorney is a former lover. Written by Melissa Portell <[email protected]>

                                    Sherni (1988)

                                    Sherni

                                      • NONE
                                      • Crime

                                      Village belle Durga lives a fairly peaceful existence, until her gypsy father gets in the bad books of Thakur Dharampal Singh, and is severely beaten. He joins a band of robbers and takes revenge against the Thakur, who in turn, kills his family. Durga helplessly watches her family die, and the police refusing to get involved against the powerful and influential Thakur, leaving her with only one choice - join forces with her father, and become a thug and robber herself - and make her one of...