2008 Action Movies

Max Payne (2008)

Max Payne

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

Based on the legendary, hard-hitting interactive video game, "Max Payne" tells the story of a maverick cop determined to track down those responsible for the brutal murder of his family and partner. Hell-bent on revenge, his obsessive investigation takes him on a nightmare journey into a dark underworld. As the mystery deepens, Max (Wahlberg) is forced to battle enemies beyond the natural world and face an unthinkable betrayal.

Transporter 3 (2008)

Transporter 3

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

Jason Statham's professional driver with a lethal kick is back in Transporter 3, with The Red Siren's Olivier Megaton taking over the directing duties from Louis Leterrier. The EuropaCorp production continues the successful series, with Luc Besson and Steven Chasman returning as producers.

Ghajini (2008)


    • PG-13
    • 183 min
    • Action

    Sanjay a rich tycoon suffering from short term memory loss due to being hit by a metal pole when trying to intervene on his girlfriend's murder. Because of this his memory can only last for 15 minutes and he doesn't remember events or incidents that have happened before in his life.

    Red Cliff (2008)

    Red Cliff

      • R
      • 148 min
      • Action

      The film is based on the events during the Three Kingdoms period in Ancient China in which specifically told in the title, The Battle of Red Cliffs.

      Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

      Forbidden Kingdom

        • PG-13
        • 113 min
        • Action

        A discovery made by a kung fu obsessed American teen sends him on an adventure to China, where he joins up with a band of martial arts warriors in order to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

        Vantage Point (2008)

        Vantage Point

        • 35%
        • PG-13
        • 90 min
        • Action

        A drama about the attempted assasination of a Mexican president shown from five different viewpoints.

        Outlander (2008)


        • 38%
        • R
        • 115 min
        • Action

        Outlander begins when a space craft crashes into the majestic fjords of ancient Norway and into the time of the Vikings. From the wreckage emerge two bitter enemies: a soldier from another world - Kainan - and a bloodthirsty creature known as the Moorwen. Man and monster both seeking revenge for violence committed against them. As the Moorwen ravages the Viking world, killing everything in its path, Kainan forms an unlikely alliance with the primitive but fierce warriors. Combining his advanced...

        Traitor (2008)


        • 63%
        • PG-13
        • 110 min
        • Action

        The story centers on a CIA operative working undercover with a terrorist group who becomes a terrorist suspect. Cheadle is the undercover agent, while Pearce is an FBI agent investigating terrorist activities.

        Mad Money (2008)

        Mad Money

        • 22%
        • PG-13
        • 104 min
        • Comedy

        A crime caper where three working-class women conspire to rob their employer, narrated by one of the women. Based on a true story.

        A comedy about three ordinary women who form an unlikely friendship and decide to do something extraordinary -- rob one of the most secure banks in the world!

        Righteous Kill (2008)

        Righteous Kill

        • 19%
        • R
        • 101 min
        • Action

        "Righteous Kill" features the second bigscreen pairing of De Niro and Pacino, who play two detectives searching for a serial killer.

        Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)

        Star Wars: The Clone Wars

        • 18%
        • PG
        • 98 min
        • Animation

        On the front lines of an intergalactic struggle between good and evil, fans young and old will join such favorite characters as Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Padmé Amidala, along with brand-new heroes like Anakin's padawan learner, Ahsoka. Sinister villains - led by Palpatine, Count Dooku and General Grievous - are poised to rule the galaxy. Stakes are high, and the fate of the "Star Wars" universe rests in the hands of the daring Jedi Knights. Their exploits lead to the action-packed...

        The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

        The Baader Meinhof Complex

          • R
          • 150 min
          • Action

          Germany in the 1970s: Murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the yet fragile German democracy. The radicalised children of the Nazi generation lead by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism: American imperialism supported by the German establishment, many of whom have a Nazi past. Their aim is to create a more human society but...

          Ai no mukidashi (2008)

          Ai no mukidashi

            • 237 min
            • Action

            After Yu's mother dies his father, a priest, only seems to take solace in the confessions of his sons sins causing Yu to partake in various 'sinful' activities to appease him. This is a teen love story as only the Japanese could bring us, complete with up-skirt photography, cross dressing, and bloody gore.

            Max Manus (2008)

            Max Manus

              • 118 min
              • Action

              Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus – played by Aksel Hennie – through the outbreak of World War II in Norway until peacetime in 1945.

              My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008)

              My Mom's New Boyfriend

                • PG-13
                • 119 min
                • Action

                A young federal agent is assigned to a new case: spy on his mother (Ryan) and her new lover (Banderas), both suspects in an art theft ring.

                Far Cry (2008)

                Far Cry

                  • R
                  • 95 min
                  • Action

                  Jack Carver, a former member of the Special Forces takes the journalist Valerie Cardinal to an Island to visit her uncle Max who is working in a Military complex on the Island. As they arrive Valerie gets captured by the minions of Doctor Krüger. After the destruction of his boat Jack finds out about the true purpose of the Facilities on the Island, which is the creation of genetic soldiers.

                  Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 (Part 2) (2008)

                  Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 (Part 2)

                    • R
                    • 113 min
                    • Action

                    "Public Enemy Number One (Part 1)" charts the outlaw odyssey of Jacques Mesrine (Vincent Cassel), the legendary French gangster of the 1960s and 1970s who came to be known as Public Enemy Number 1 both in Canada and France and The Man of a Thousand Faces. Infamous for his bravado and outrageously daring prison escapes. Mesrine carried out numerous robberies, kidnappings and murders in a criminal career that spanned continents until he was shot dead in 1979 by France's notorious anti-gang unit....

                    A Wednesday (2008)

                    A Wednesday

                      • 104 min
                      • Action

                      Mumbai, the financial capital of India, the city that never sleeps, the city of dreams, fast paced and ever changing, home to Bollywood! A City of beauty but also a city that got scarred! A city whose foundation is slowly crumbling beneath its façade of invincibility! 'A Wednesday!' tells the story of certain events that unfold between 2.P.M and 6 P.M on a particular Wednesday in this city.

                      The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)

                      The Good, the Bad, the Weird

                        • R
                        • 130 min
                        • Action

                        Set in the 1930s Manchurian desert where lawlessness rules and many different ethnic groups clash, three Korean men fatefully meet each other on a train. The train’s diverse passengers and imminent danger with guns and knives everywhere serves as a microcosm of the turbulent times. Do-won (JUNG Woo-sung) is a bounty hunter who tracks down any criminals with rewards on their heads. Chang-yi (LEE Byung-hun) is the leader of a group of tough-as-nails bandits. He cannot stand to be the second...

                        Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

                        Miracle at St. Anna

                        • 34%
                        • R
                        • 166 min
                        • Action

                        Directed by Spike Lee from a screenplay written by James McBride, the author of the acclaimed novel of the same name, the film chronicles the story of four African-American soldiers who are members of the U.S. Army as part of the all-black 92nd Buffalo Soldier Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy, during World War II. They experience the tragedy and triumph of the war as they find themselves trapped behind enemy lines and separated from their unit after one of them risks his life to save an...