1990 Action Movies

Tremors (1990)

Tremors

  • 88%
  • PG-13
  • 96 min
  • Comedy

A small town gradually becomes aware of a strange creature which picks off people one by one. But what is this creature, and where is it? At the same time, a seismologist is working in the area, she detects _tremors_. The creature lives underground, and can 'pop up' without warning. Trapped in their town, the town-folk have no escape.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    • NONE
    • 93 min
    • Action

    Four turtles and a rat are transformed into a humanized state by a mutagenetic gel in a sewer. The rat becomes their mentor, and teaches them all he knows regarding Ninjitsu. The turtles use their newfound skills to combat the crime in New York City. But when their mentor is captured by an enemy from the past, can they hold true to what they've learned, and stay together as a brotherhood?

    Total Recall (1990)

    Total Recall

    • 84%
    • R
    • 113 min
    • Action

    What is reality when you can't trust your memory. Arnold Schwartzenegger is an Earthbound construction worker who keeps having dreams about Mars. A trip to a false memory transplant service for an imaginary trip to Mars goes terribly wrong and another personality surfaces. When his old self returns, he finds groups of his friends and several strangers seem to have orders to kill him. He finds records his other self left him that tell him to get to Mars to join up with the underground. The...

    The Hunt for Red October (1990)

    The Hunt for Red October

    • 86%
    • PG
    • 134 min
    • Action

    Based on the Best Selling novel by Tom Clancy this film tells the story of Captain Marko Ramius, the skipper of the Soviet Union's newest nuclear sub. Jack Ryan of the CIA gets involved in a tense, tangled hunt for this sub, when Ramius defects, taking the "Red October" with him. The story is an action packed techno-thriller.

    Dick Tracy (1990)

    Dick Tracy

    • 64%
    • PG
    • 105 min
    • Action

    All Tess Trueheart wants is to settle down to a quiet life with her boyfriend, detective Dick Tracy. But there's something pretty rotten going on in town, with someone pretty rotten behind it, and Tracy has his hands full with the likes of villain Big Boy Caprice and with the almost irresistable Breathless Mahoney.

    Captain America (1990)

    Captain America

    • 11%
    • PG-13
    • 97 min
    • Action

    During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America." Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen until the 1990s. He reawakens to find that the Red Skull has changed identities and is now planning to kidnap the President of the United States.

    Predator 2 (1990)

    Predator 2

    • 25%
    • R
    • 108 min
    • Action

    Lt. Harrigan (Danny Glover) is a cop fighting the good war against drugs. But recently, the major drug lords have been killed off in a very brutal fashion. His superiors tell him to stay out of it, but Harrigan knows that something is wrong. His instincts are right when he discovers that the person behind the murders is none other than the Predator, the human-hunting alien who likes to make trophies out of his victims' skulls. But how can Harrigan stop the Predator when it can turn invisible...

    Kindergarten Cop (1990)

    Kindergarten Cop

    • 50%
    • PG-13
    • 111 min
    • Action

    John Kimble is a tough city cop who's been on the trail of drug dealer Cullen Crisp for years. He finally tracks Crisp down but it seems the only person that can testify against him is his ex-wife. The problem is she's disappeared and all Kimble knows is the name of the school in Oregon where her son attends. When things don't quite go to plan, Kimble finds he has to go undercover on his toughest assignment yet - Kindergarten teacher!

    La Femme Nikita (1990)

    La Femme Nikita

      • R
      • 115 min
      • Action

      A beautiful felon condemned to death for the murder of a policeman is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.

      Quigley Down Under (1990)

      Quigley Down Under

      • 56%
      • PG-13
      • 119 min
      • Adventure

      American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even American expatriate Crazy Cora can't keep Quigley safe in his cat-and-mouse game with the homicidal Marston.

      Days of Thunder (1990)

      Days of Thunder

      • 40%
      • PG-13
      • 107 min
      • Action

      Cole Trickle enters the high-pressure world of Nascar racing. He's a hot driver with a hot temper, and this attitude gets him into trouble not only with other drivers, but members of his own team as well.

      Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1990)

      Die Hard 2: Die Harder

        • R
        • 124 min
        • Action

        Once again, New York cop John McClane is in the wrong place at the wrong time - this time he's waiting for his wife's plane to arrive at Washington's Dulles Airport when he uncovers a plot to sabotage the airport's landing system. The criminals wish to free a drug baron being extradited to America for trial by holding the airport to ransom until they all safely escape on another plane. However, if they'd known that Holly McClane was on a flight home to the very airport they were hijacking, they...

        Robocop 2 (1990)

        Robocop 2

        • 34%
        • R
        • 117 min
        • Action

        Murphy the Cyborg Cop, is back on the streets. OCP, his manufacturer is unable to replicate the process to make more of him due to a series of suicides by their subjects. They decide to try a drug adict as a base for their next, stronger, bigger cyborg. Murphy meanwhile is rebuilt and they decide to add to his programming which has both funny and tragic results.

        Nightbreed (1990)

        Nightbreed

        • 36%
        • R
        • 102 min
        • Fantasy

        A community of mutant outcasts of varying types and abilities attempts to escape the attentions of a psychotic serial killer and redneck vigilantes with the help of a brooding young man who discovers them. Based on the novel "Cabal" by Clive Barker.

        Darkman (1990)

        Darkman

        • 83%
        • R
        • 96 min
        • Action

        Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes known as Darkman, assuming alternate identities in his quest for revenge and a new life with a former love.

        Air America (1990)

        Air America

        • 13%
        • R
        • 112 min
        • Action

        Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After losing his pilot's license, Billy Covington is recruited into it, and ends up in the middle of a bunch of lunatic pilots, gun-running by his friend Gene Ryack, and opium smuggling by his own superiors.

        Lionheart (1990)

        Lionheart

        • 33%
        • R
        • 105 min
        • Action

        Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child. To earn the money needed, Gaultier decides to take part in some very dangerous clandestine fights.

        Memphis Belle (1990)

        Memphis Belle

        • 75%
        • PG-13
        • 107 min
        • Action

        The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before their last flight, the crew discover that the target for the day is Dresden, a heavily-defended city that invariably causes many Allied casualties

        Bird on a Wire (1990)

        Bird on a Wire

        • 29%
        • PG-13
        • 110 min
        • Action

        Rick has been given a new identity by the FBI for helping convict a drug dealing FBI agent. Fifteen years later his former fiance recognises him. Rick's FBI 'minder' has been replaced by a corrupt agent who helps the drug dealing FBI agent and his accomplice locate him. There are many subsequent chase scenes as Rick and girlfriend revisit his former haunts.

        Death Warrant (1990)

        Death Warrant

          • R
          • 89 min
          • Action

          The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At least, helped by two another prisoners, he succeded in finding the truth about the dreadful crimes.