2008 Action Movies

You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)

You Don't Mess with the Zohan

  • 38%
  • PG-13
  • 113 min
  • Action

A Mossad agent fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist.

Hancock (2008)

Hancock

  • 41%
  • PG-13
  • 92 min
  • Action

"Hancock" centers on a tortured superhero (Will Smith) who crash-lands in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, and tries to transform himself by romancing an alluring housewife, causing chaos in the city.

Bronson (2008)

Bronson

  • 78%
  • R
  • 92 min
  • Action

In 1974, a hot headed 19-year-old named Michael Peterson (Tom Hardy, in a blazing, transformative performance) decided he wanted to make a name for himself and so, with a homemade sawed-off shotgun and a head full of dreams he attempted to rob a post office. After making off with only £26.18, he was swiftly apprehended and originally sentenced to seven years in jail, Peterson has subsequently been behind bars for 34 years, 30 of which have been spent in solitary confinement. During that time,...

Jumper (2008)

Jumper

  • 16%
  • PG-13
  • 88 min
  • Action

A genetic anomaly allows a young man to teleport himself anywhere. He discovers this gift has existed for centuries and finds himself in a war that has been raging for thousands of years between "Jumpers" and those who have sworn to kill them.

Street Kings (2008)

Street Kings

  • 36%
  • R
  • 107 min
  • Action

In STREET KINGS, a police thriller directed by David Ayer, Keanu Reeves plays Tom Ludlow, a veteran LAPD Vice Detective. Ludlow sets out on a quest to discover the killers of his former partner, Detective Terrance Washington (Terry Crews). Academy® Award winner Forest Whitaker plays Captain Wander, Ludlow's supervisor, whose duties include keeping him within the confines of the law and out of the clutches of Internal Affairs Captain Biggs (Hugh Laurie). Ludlow teams up with a young Robbery...

Death Race (2008)

Death Race

  • 43%
  • R
  • 89 min
  • Action

A penitentiary full of felons has inspired the jailers to create a grisly pastime ripe for lucrative kickbacks. Now, adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for televised violence and a spectacular arena come together to form the Death Race.

Three-time speedway champion Jensen Ames is an expert at survival in the harsh landscape that has become our country. Just as he thinks he has turned his life around, the ex-con is framed for a gruesome murder he didn't commit. Forced to don the...

Never Back Down (2008)

Never Back Down

  • 22%
  • PG-13
  • 106 min
  • Action

At his new high school, a rebellious teen (Faris) is lured into an underground fight club, where he finds a mentor in a mixed martial arts veteran (Hounsou).

Ip Man (2008)

Ip Man

  • 84%
  • R
  • 106 min
  • Action

The trio behind the cult hit Kill Zone -- director Wilson Yip, star Donnie Yen, and action choreographer Sammo Hung -- reteam for the award-winning action hit IP MAN. Yen (Hero, Seven Swords), currently Hong Kong’s biggest action star and gaining international recognition as the most diverse martial artist in the world, stars with Simon Yam (Bodyguards and Assassins, Tomb Raider) and Hiroyuki Ikeuchi (Tajomaru, Space Battleship) in the biopic based on the life of Ip Man, a grandmaster of the...

The Spirit (2008)

The Spirit

  • 14%
  • PG-13
  • 108 min
  • Action

Adapted from the legendary comic strip, THE SPIRIT is a classic action-adventure-romance told by genre-twister FRANK MILLER (creator of 300 and SIN CITY). It is the story of a former rookie cop who returns mysteriously from the dead as the SPIRIT (Gabriel Macht) to fight crime from the shadows of Central City. His arch-enemy, the OCTOPUS (Samuel L. Jackson) has a different mission: he's going to wipe out Spirit's beloved city as he pursues his own version of immortality. The Spirit tracks this...

Speed Racer (2008)

Speed Racer

  • 39%
  • PG
  • 135 min
  • Action

Based on the classic 1960s series created by anime pioneer Tatsuo Yoshida that later was retooled for North American audiences, the big-screen film will follow the adventures of the young race car driver Speed in his quest for glory in his thundering gadget-laden vehicle, Mach 5. The movie will feature other characters from the show, including Speed's family and his mysterious archrival, Racer X.

Doomsday (2008)

Doomsday

  • 50%
  • R
  • 105 min
  • Action

In "Doomsday," a lethal virus spreads throughout a major country and kills hundreds of thousands. To contain the newly identified Reaper, the authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The literal walling-off works for three decades - until Reaper violently resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists, including Eden Sinclair (Mitra), is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from...

10,000 B.C. (2008)

10,000 B.C.

  • 8%
  • PG-13
  • 109 min
  • Action

From director Roland Emmerich comes a sweeping odyssey into a mythical age of prophesies and gods, when spirits rule the land and mighty mammoths shake the earth.

In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter, D'Leh (Steven Strait), has found his heart's passion - the beautiful Evolet (Camilla Belle). When a band of mysterious warlords raid his village and kidnap Evolet, D'Leh is forced to lead a small group of hunters to pursue the warlords to the end of the world to save her.

Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)

Journey to the Center of the Earth

  • 61%
  • PG
  • 92 min
  • Action

When a group of kids find Jules Verne's original manuscript for his book "Journey to the Center of the Earth," they discover that he actually took the trip himself, and using the manuscript as a map, they follow his course into the earth's core.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

  • 64%
  • PG
  • 89 min
  • Animation

The sequel of the first movie, the New York Zoo Animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, still stranded on Madagascar, started to leave the island. All of a sudden, they landed in the wilderness of Africa. There, Alex soon meet the rest of his family and starting to have trouble communicating with them after much of his time at the Central Park Zoo.

Defiance (2008)

Defiance

  • 57%
  • R
  • 136 min
  • Action

Based on an extraordinary true story, "Defiance" is an epic tale of family, honor, vengeance and salvation in World War II. The year is 1941 and the Jews of Eastern Europe are being massacred by the thousands. Managing to escape certain death, three brothers take refuge in the dense surrounding woods they have known since childhood. There they begin their desperate battle against the Nazis. Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell star as brothers who turn a primitive struggle to survive...

Felon (2008)

Felon

  • 61%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Crime

A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.

Babylon A.D. (2008)

Babylon A.D.

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

A veteran-turned-mercenary (Vin Diesel) agrees to escort a woman from Russia to Germany, not realizing that she's the host for an organism that a cult wants to harvest into a genetically-modified Messiah. Based on the novel by Maurice G. Dantec.

Eagle Eye (2008)

Eagle Eye

  • 26%
  • PG-13
  • 118 min
  • Action

“Eagle Eye” is a race-against-time thriller starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Mackie and Billy Bob Thornton. Jerry Shaw (LaBeouf) and Rachel Holloman (Monaghan) are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations – using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move. As the...

Superhero Movie (2008)

Superhero Movie

  • 16%
  • PG-13
  • 85 min
  • Action

The comedy will poke fun at the multitude of superhero films.

The Burrowers (2008)

The Burrowers

  • 70%
  • R
  • 96 min
  • Horror

The Dakota Territories. 1879. A handful of brave pioneers maintain isolated settlements in the badlands beyond civilization. When a family is brutally abducted in a nighttime attack, a posse forms to rescue the missing from the Native Americans suspected of the crime. An Irish immigrant searching for his lost beloved, a naïve teenager hoping to prove himself, an ex-slave looking for his place, and a pair of aging Indian-fighters set themselves against all the perils of the Old West, battling...