2003 Action Movies

The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The King (2003)

The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The King

  • 95%
  • PG-13
  • 201 min
  • Action

Sauron's forces have laid siege to Minas Tirith, the capital of Gondor, in their efforts to eliminate the race of men. The once-great kingdom, watched over by a fading steward, has never been in more desperate need of its king. But can Aragorn (Mortensen) answer the call of his heritage and become what he was born to be? In no small measure, the fate of Middle-earth rests on his broad shoulders. With the final battle joined and the legions of darkness gathering, Gandalf (McKellen) urgently...

Hulk (2003)

Hulk

  • 62%
  • PG-13
  • 137 min
  • Action

A top secret military project hires prestigous university students to assist create a cell altering machine called the 'gammasphere'. Lead of the group is arrogant Bruce Banner, mainly complimented by compassionate Betty Ross. When the gammasphere goes wrong, Bruce Banner is afflicted with the ability to turn into a mammoth creature soon dubbed 'The Hulk', a manifestation of his own inner demons that he mutates into when it is emotionally triggered. A ruined, Jeckal and Hyde man he may be, but...

Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003)

Kill Bill Vol. 1

    • R
    • 111 min
    • Action

    A recently retired master assassin, The Bride (played by Thurman) is gunned down on her wedding day by Bill (David Carradine of the 1970s American TV series Kung Fu), her onetime boss and lover. She wakes up from a coma four years later and resolves to wreak vengeance by hunting down the killers in Bill's posse?a multinational Charlie's Angels-style trio called the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, played by Daryl Hannah, Lucy Liu and Vivica Fox. Eventually, one can safely assume, The Bride...

    Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of The Black Pearl (2003)

    Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of The Black Pearl

    • 79%
    • PG-13
    • 143 min
    • Action

    For the roguish yet charming Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp), the crystalline waters of the Caribbean, like the high seas the world over, present a vast playground where adventure and mystery abound. But Jack's idyllic life capsizes after his nemesis, the wily Captain Barbossa (Rush), steals his ship, the Black Pearl, and later attacks the town of Port Royal, kidnapping the Governor's (Pryce) beautiful daughter, Elizabeth Swann (Knightly). Elizabeth's childhood friend, Will Turner (Bloom), joins...

    Oldboy (2003)

    Oldboy

    • 81%
    • R
    • 120 min
    • Drama

    A man is inexplicably kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years and his wife is brutally murdered. On his release, he is given a wallet full of money and a mobile phone. A stranger calls and asks him to try and figure out why he was imprisoned. A girl appears and promises to help him solve the enigma and seek vengeance for his cruel fate. As the search progresses, the man finally comes face to face with his kidnapper, who proposes a game: if the man discovers the reason for his imprisonment, his...

    Underworld (2003)

    Underworld

    • 31%
    • R
    • 121 min
    • Action

    "Underworld" reimagines Vampires as a secretive clan of modern, aristocratic sophisticates whose mortal enemies are the Lycans (werewolves), a shrewd gang of street thugs who prowl the city's underbelly. The balance of power is upset when a beautiful young Vampire and a nascent Lycan - deadly rivals for centuries - fall in love. Len Wiseman directs Kate Beckinsdale and Scott Speedman in a fast-paced, modern-day tale of deadly action, ruthless intrigue and forbidden love, all set against the...

    The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

    The Matrix Reloaded

    • 73%
    • R
    • 138 min
    • Action

    In the second chapter of the Matrix trilogy, freedom fighters Neo (Reeves), Trinity (Moss) and Morpheus (Fishburne) continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army, unleashing their arsenal of extraordinary skills and weaponry against the systematic forces of repression and exploitation. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construct of The Matrix and Neo?s pivotal role in the fate of mankind.

    Spy Kids 3D: Game Over (2003)

    Spy Kids 3D: Game Over

      • PG
      • 84 min
      • Action

      In this installment the Cortez family is thrust into a virtual reality game by the Toymaker as he tries to take over the children of the world. The Cortez family must stop the evil Toymaker by defeating the impossible games that are thrown at them.

      X2: X-Men United (2003)

      X2: X-Men United

      • 87%
      • PG-13
      • 133 min
      • Action

      Mutants continue their struggle against a society that fears and mistrusts them. Their cause becomes even more desperate following an incredible attack by as an yet undetermined assailant possessing extraordinary abilities. The shocking attack renews the political and public outcry for a Mutant Registration Act and an anti-mutant movement now led by William Stryker (Brian Cox), a wealthy former Army commander who is rumoured to have experimented on mutants.Stryker's mutant "work" is somehow...

      The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

      The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

      • 17%
      • PG-13
      • 112 min
      • Action

      Set in Victorian England, the story centers around a team of extraordinary figures enlisted by a mysterious caller to stop a villain intent on turning the nations of the world against one another. The coterie of heroes are led by Allan Quartermain (Sean Connery) and comprise some of the greatest figures from adventure literature: Captain Nemo (Naseeruddin Shah), Dracula vampiress Mina Harker (Peta Wilson), invisible man Rodney Skinner, (Tony Curran), American secret service agent Sawyer (Shane...

      Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

      Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

        • PG-13
        • 106 min
        • Action

        The Angels are ready to strike without warning and kick some serious butt as they go undercover to retrieve two missing silver bands. These are no ordinary wedding rings. They contain valuable encrypted information that reveals the new identities of every person in the federal Witness Protection Program. When witnesses start to turn up dead, only the Angels can stop the perpetrator, using their expertise as masters of disguise, espionage and martial arts. Good morning, Angels. Get ready to...

        The Last Samurai (2003)

        The Last Samurai

        • 65%
        • R
        • 144 min
        • Action

        Set in Japan during the 1870s, The Last Samurai tells the story of Capt. Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise), an American military officer hired by the Emperor of Japan to train the country's first army in the art of modern warfare.? As the?government attempts to eradicate the ancient Samurai warrior class?in preparation for more Westernized and trade-friendly policies, Algren finds himself unexpectedly?affected by his encounters with the Samurai, which places him at the center of a struggle between two...

        Daredevil (2003)

        Daredevil

        • 45%
        • PG-13
        • 103 min
        • Action

        Fate deals young orphan Matt Murdock a strange hand when he is doused with radioactive waste. The accident leaves Matt blind but also gives him a heightened "radar sense" that allows him to "see" far better than any man. Years later Murdock has grown into a man and becomes a respected criminal attorney. But after he's done his "day job" Matt takes on a secret identity as "The Man Without Fear," Daredevil, the masked avenger that patrols the neighborhood of Hell's Kitchen and New York City to...

        Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

        Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

          • R
          • 109 min
          • Action

          A decade has passed since John Connor (Stahl) helped prevent Judgment Day and save mankind from mass destruction. Now 25, Connor lives "off the grid" - no home, no credit cards, no cell phone and no job. No record of his existence. No way he can be traced by Skynet - the highly developed network of machines that once tried to kill him and wage war on humanity. Until... out of the shadows of the future steps the T-X (Loken), Skynet's most sophisticated cyborg killing machine yet. Sent back...

          S.W.A.T. (2003)

          S.W.A.T.

          • 48%
          • PG-13
          • 117 min
          • Action

          Based on the 1970s TV series of the same title, this film follows a squad of Los Angeles' Special Weapons and Tactics assigned to protect a drug kingpin who has offered a $100 million reward to anyone who can free him from the cops. Samuel L. Jackson plays a grizzled S.W.A.T. veteran who's in charge of the venture.

          The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

          The Matrix Revolutions

          • 36%
          • R
          • 128 min
          • Action

          In The Matrix Revolutions, the final chapter in the Matrix trilogy, the rebels' long quest for freedom culminates in a final explosive battle. As the Machine Army wages devastation on Zion, its citizens mount an aggressive defense -- but can they stave off the relentless swarm of Sentinels long enough for Neo to harness the full extent of his powers and end the war?

          The Italian Job (2003)

          The Italian Job

          • 73%
          • PG-13
          • 105 min
          • Action

          A band of thieves, led by Charlie Croker (Wahlberg), pulls off the ultimate heist by rigging the stoplights of the city of Los Angeles so that they can drive right out of the city with a carful of gold (in a safe that they're stealing back after Croker's double-crossing ex-partner, played by Edward Norton, stole it from Croker first), with nothing but greenlights, while everyone else gets redlights, thus keeping the roads plugged with the largest traffic jam in L.A. history, and the police from...

          Bad Boys II (2003)

          Bad Boys II

          • 23%
          • R
          • 147 min
          • Action

          Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are back - and oh so bad - on the streets of Miami in "Bad Boys II," reuniting them with director Michael Bay and producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Narcotics detectives Mike Lowrey (Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Lawrence) have been assigned to a high-tech task force investigating the flow of designer ecstasy into Miami. Their inquiries inadvertently lead them to a major conspiracy involving a vicious kingpin (Molla), whose ambitions to take over the city's drug trade have...

          2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

          2 Fast 2 Furious

          • 36%
          • PG-13
          • 107 min
          • Action

          After letting Dominic get away in the first movie, Brian Spilner (Paul Walker) is stripped of his badge. To redeem himself, the cop is sent to Miami to infiltrate a gang of street racers.

          Shanghai Knights (2003)

          Shanghai Knights

          • 66%
          • NONE
          • 115 min
          • Action

          This sequel to the successful Shanghai Noon reunites 19th-century imperial guard Chon Wang (Jackie Chan) and train robber Roy O'Bannon (Owen Wilson). When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father, Chon and Roy head to England seeking revenge. Chon's sister, Lin, has the same idea, and uncovers a conspiracy to murder England's royal family.