1988 Action Movies

Shoot to Kill (1988)

Shoot to Kill

    • R
    • 110 min
    • Action

    Sidney Poitier makes his long-overdue return to films in this 1988 thriller, playing an FBI agent on the trail of an elusive killer. Reluctantly teamed with tracker Tom Berenger, the city-dwelling Poitier braves the wilds of the Pacific Northwest in search of his quarry.

    Silent Assassins (1988)

    Silent Assassins

      • R
      • 91 min
      • Action

      The evil criminal leader Kendrick has kidnapped an elderly biochemist who holds the secret to creating a biological superweapon. The only person who can possibly stop Kendrick and his gang is L. A. cop Sam Kettle and martial arts master Jun Kim (uncle of a little girl also kidnapped by Kendrick). Together, they go to war against an army of ninjas to rescue the hostages and bring their kidnappers to justice. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <[email protected]>

      Space Mutiny (1988)

      Space Mutiny

        • R
        • 93 min
        • Action

        A pilot is the only hope to stop the mutiny of a spacecraft by its security crew, who plot to sell the crew of the ship into slavery.

        Split Decisions (1988)

        Split Decisions

          • 95 min
          • Action

          This family drama centers on an Irish brood in which the father and his two sons work as prizefighters. Both the boys are quite talented, but each has chosen a dramatically different means of exploiting their talent. With help from his father, the youngest boy is working for the Olympics. The eldest has involved himself with corrupt promoters. This naturally creates considerable conflict within the family ranks.

          Sunset (1988)

          Sunset

            • R
            • 102 min
            • Crime

            Tom Mix and Wyatt Earp team up to solve a murder at the Academy Awards in 1929 Hollywood.

            Survival Quest (1988)

            Survival Quest

              • R
              • 96 min
              • Adventure

              A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss has been killed by one of the city slickers, he coaxes his team into exterminating all of them. They will have to rely on their wits and on each other in order to survive. Written by Steve Richer <[email protected]>

              Taffin (1988)

              Taffin

                • R
                • 96 min
                • Action

                When a small Irish town is terrorized by a corrupt business syndicate, a lone hero (Brosnan) wages an all out war.

                The Big Heat (1988)

                The Big Heat

                  • Unrated
                  • 98 min
                  • Action

                  A cop (Waise Lee) is losing the control of his right hand and cannot pull the trigger on time anymore. Before any accident happens, he decides to resign. Meanwhile his friend and informer is brutally murdered in Malaysia. Before leaving the force, he decides to find the killers with the help of his buddy, a young cop and an inspector from Kuala Lumpur.

                  The Blue Iguana (1988)

                  The Blue Iguana

                    • 90 min
                    • Action

                    The IRS sends Recovery Specialist Vince Holloway south of the border to the dangerous town of Diablo to rob the outlaw bank where criminals launder their cash.

                    The Bourne Identity (1988)

                    The Bourne Identity

                      • Unrated
                      • 180 min
                      • Action

                      An unconscious man is washed ashore on the beach of a small French village during a heavy storm. A retired doctor takes care of the unconscious stranger. When the mysterious man recovers, he can't remember a thing...he does not know his name, he does not know where his flashback memories come from, and he does not know why the access code for an anonymous Swiss bank account is implanted in his thigh. As he seeks his own identity, things quickly become dangerous. There are attempts to kill...

                      The Deceivers (1988)

                      The Deceivers

                      • 20%
                      • PG-13
                      • 102 min
                      • Adventure

                      In 1825, India lives under fear. A mysterious religion's followers murder everyone that stands against their plans. When William Savage, a tax-collector of a British-Indian company, discovers the sect and decides to solve the mystery... Written by S.W.P.er

                      The Expendables (1988)

                      The Expendables

                        • R
                        • 89 min
                        • Action

                        Captain Baronski, assigned a squad of misfit soldiers, trains them into a fighting powerhouse "The Expendables." Breaking every rule, they must risk their lives crossing into Cambodia to save the American hostages. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

                        The Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck (1988)

                        The Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck

                          • R
                          • 88 min
                          • Action

                          A drunken, down-on-his-luck adventurer is hired by a wealthy man and his beautiful wife to take them on a hunting expedition in the jungle. After a while, though, the guide begins to suspect that there's more to the expedition than just hunting. Written by [email protected]

                          The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)

                          The Great Escape II: The Untold Story

                            • R
                            • 178 min
                            • Drama

                            Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.

                            The Incredible Hulk Returns (1988)

                            The Incredible Hulk Returns

                              • Unrated
                              • 100 min
                              • Action

                              It's been two years since the Hulk has surfaced, and Dr David Bruce Banner is on the verge of curing himself of the Hulk. A device he helped create, the Gamma Transponder, will rid him of his own Gamma radiation, among other uses. Enter Don Blake, a former colleague of Banner's, who is now in possession of a mystic hammer which can summon Thor, an ancient Viking warrior. When the Gamma Transponder is nearly stolen and Banner's girlfriend is kidnapped, Banner must abandon the...

                              The Inspector Wears Skirts (1988)

                              The Inspector Wears Skirts

                                • Unrated
                                • 91 min
                                • Action

                                The film revolves around a crack squad of female police officers who have to deal with harassment and a lack of respect from their male colleagues, personal issues as well as some serious criminals.

                                The Lawless Land (1988)

                                The Lawless Land

                                  • R
                                  • 81 min
                                  • Sci-Fi

                                  Action-adventure set in a world of the near-future, where young love is forbidden among the lower classes. Nevertheless, one couple defies their police-state world to fight and hold on to whatever love they can find. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

                                  The Lion of Africa

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 115 min
                                    • Action

                                    An idealistic young female doctor hires a hard drinking cynical truck driver to take her to town to buy medical supplies for a tribe stricken with cholera. She offers him payment in diamonds sought out by sinister parties.

                                    - Written by

                                    Anonymous

                                    The Navigator: A Mediaeval Odyssey (1988)

                                    The Navigator: A Mediaeval Odyssey

                                      • PG
                                      • 90 min
                                      • Action

                                      In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.

                                      The Night Train to Kathmandu (1988)

                                      The Night Train to Kathmandu

                                        • PG
                                        • 102 min
                                        • Adventure

                                        A young student girl travels to Nepal with her parents. She doesn't like it in the beginning, but she then meets a handsome boy. They decide to find the mysterious and unseen city. They reach the top of the world while they seek the old city. Written by Kornel Osvart <[email protected]>