2006 Action Movies

Ultraviolet (2006)

Ultraviolet

  • 9%
  • PG-13
  • 87 min
  • Action

Set in the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease (Hemophagia), giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence, and as they are set apart from "normal" and "healthy" humans, the world is pushed to the brink of worldwide civil war (a war between humans and hemophages) aimed at the destruction of the "diseased" population. In the middle of this crossed-fire is - an infected woman - Ultraviolet...

United 93 (2006)

United 93

  • 91%
  • R
  • 93 min
  • Action

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Snakes on a Plane (2006)

Snakes on a Plane

  • 68%
  • R
  • 101 min
  • Action

Samuel L. Jackson stars in the intense action feature Snakes On A Plane from director David Ellis (Final Destination 2, Cellular). Jackson plays an FBI agent who is escorting a witness on a flight from Hawaii to Los Angeles when an assassin releases hundreds of deadly snakes on a commercial airplane in order to eliminate the witness. The FBI agent, along with a rookie pilot, frightened crew and passengers must then band together in a desperate attempt to survive.

DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)

DOA: Dead or Alive

  • 34%
  • PG-13
  • 87 min
  • Action

A feature adaptation of Tecmo's bestselling game franchise "DOA: Dead or Alive". The movie centers on four female fighters in a competition to the death on an exotic island.

The Host (2006)

The Host

    • R
    • 119 min
    • Action

    The talk of the 2006 Cannes International Film Festival, "The Host," the latest film from critically acclaimed visionary director Bong Joon-ho, has already garnered a substantial amount of international buzz. Utilizing state-of-the-art special effects courtesy of a creative partnership between Weta Workshop ("King Kong," "The Lord of the Rings") and The Orphanage ("Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," "Sin City"), "The Host" is equal parts creature-feature thrill ride and poignant human drama.

    Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)

    Letters From Iwo Jima

    • 91%
    • R
    • 141 min
    • Drama

    "Letters From Iwo Jima" revolves around the real-life Japanese General Tadamichi Kuribayashi, played by Ken Watanabe, who battled American troops for 40 days on the small island of Iwo Jima. It is the companion piece to Eastwood's other Iwo Jima film, Flags of Our Fathers.

    The Guardian (2006)

    The Guardian

    • 37%
    • PG-13
    • 137 min
    • Action

    A famed Coast Guard Rescue swimmer (KEVIN COSTNER) is re-assigned to teach at the legendary Coast Guard A School and inspires one cocky rookie (ASHTON KUTCHER) to learn the true meaning of heroism and sacrifice.

    Running Scared (2006)

    Running Scared

    • 40%
    • R
    • 119 min
    • Action

    After a drug deal goes wrong and some dirty cops end up dead, low–level mobster Joey (Paul Walker) has to dispose of the guns from the shootout. Things get complicated when his neighbor's young son snatches the gun and uses it to shoot his father. Once this happens, Joey has to race all night to find the kid, cover up the shooting, and get the gun back -- all while keeping both his own mob associates and the cops at bay.

    Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)

    Ice Age: The Meltdown

      • PG
      • 83 min
      • Animation

      Manny, Sid and Diego return in another incredible adventure. The Ice Age is coming to an end, and the animals are delighting in their new world: a melting paradise of water parks, geysers and tar pits. But when Manny, Sid and Diego discover that the miles of melted ice will flood their valley, they must warn everyone and somehow figure out a way to escape the coming deluge.

      The Pink Panther (2006)

      The Pink Panther

      • 22%
      • PG
      • 92 min
      • Adventure

      A world-famous soccer coach has been murdered and his priceless ring has been stolen - a ring set with the stunning diamond known as the Pink Panther.  The French government needs a master detective to solve the crime and recover the gem...but he's not available, so they recruit Inspector Jacques Clouseau.  Comic superstar Steve Martin stars as Clouseau in an all-new adventure of THE PINK PANTHER. A stunning pop star (Beyoncé), a soccer player, a Chinese assassin - who committed the crime?...

      Big Momma's House 2 (2006)

      Big Momma's House 2

      • 6%
      • PG-13
      • 99 min
      • Action

      Martin Lawrence returns as FBI agent Malcolm Turner, a master of disguise who again goes deep, deep undercover as the corpulent septuagenarian “Big Momma.”

      Zoom (2006)

      Zoom

      • 3%
      • PG
      • 86 min
      • Action

      In Revolution Studios' comedy "Zoom," Tim Allen plays Jack, formerly Captain Zoom, an out-of-shape former superhero who has lost his powers. Jack is reluctantly called back into action to turn a ragtag group of kids into a new generation of superheroes and save the world from certain destruction.

      Seraphim Falls (2006)

      Seraphim Falls

      • 55%
      • R
      • 115 min
      • Action

      Set at the end of the Civil War, "Seraphim Falls" tells the story of a colonel who fails to put down his weapon and instead hunts down a man to settle a grudge from the war. The film is a taut psychological action film, an epic chase and primal battle set in the breathtaking landscape of the West. The civil war has ended but Colonel Morsman Carver (Liam Neeson) is on one final mission: to kill Gideon (Pierce Brosnan) no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the...

      The Marine (2006)

      The Marine

      • 20%
      • PG-13
      • 91 min
      • Action

      WWE wrestling champion John Cena makes his motion picture debut in this rugged action thriller. Cena is John Triton, a heroic Marine who returns home after being discharged - against his will -- from the Iraq War. Stateside, he finds himself back in action, when his wife (Kelly Carlson) is kidnapped by a murderous gang led by the merciless Rome (Robert Patrick). With everything on the line, the Marine will stop at nothing to carry out his toughest and most important mission.

      Jet Li's Fearless (2006)

      Jet Li's Fearless

        • PG-13
        • 103 min
        • Action

        Superstar Jet Li headlines this action-packed film, his final martial arts epic. The film reteams him with producer Bill Kong ("Hero") and action director and choreographer Yuen Wo Pin ("Unleashed"). Li plays real-life martial arts legend Huo Yuanjia, who became the most famous fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced incredible personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness and into history, forever defining himself at a tournament for the honor of his...

        Gridiron Gang (2006)

        Gridiron Gang

        • 42%
        • PG-13
        • 125 min
        • Crime

        Columbia Pictures' Gridiron Gang tells the uplifting story of detention camp probation officer Sean Porter (The Rock), who creates a high-school-level football team from a ragtag group of dangerous teenage inmates as a means to teach them self-respect and social responsibility. He is joined in this experiment by co-worker, Malcolm Moore (Xzibit).

        But Porter must first overcome almost universal resistance from the powers that be -- his skeptical bosses and coaches at rival high schools -- who...

        Bandidas (2006)

        Bandidas

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

        The movie is set in the 1880's and tells the story of Sara (Hayek) and María (Cruz), who are enemies at first due to the difference in their social classes, but then join forces as bank robbers.

        16 Blocks (2006)

        16 Blocks

        • 55%
        • PG-13
        • 101 min
        • Action

        Bruce Willis plays an aging cop assigned to take a witness (Mos Def) to a New York City courthouse, but they find themselves running the gauntlet as other forces try to prevent them from getting there.

        Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)

        Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker

        • 34%
        • PG
        • 93 min
        • Action

        Based on the best selling young adult adventure series of books by Anthony Horowitz, this story concerns Alex Rider (Alex Pettyfer), a 14-year-old orphan who has been unwittingly trained all his life by his uncle with the skills to become a secret agent - scuba diving, mountaineering, martial arts and so on. When his uncle (Ewan McGregor), an MI6 agent, is killed, Rider learns the truth and finds himself forced against his will to take on a dangerous mission for the British secret service....

        Flyboys (2006)

        Flyboys

        • 33%
        • PG-13
        • 139 min
        • Action

        The unforgettable story of a group of heroic American men who volunteer for the French Military and become fighter pilots before the US enters WWI.