2008 Action Movies

Fly Me to the Moon (2008)

Fly Me to the Moon

  • 19%
  • G
  • 84 min
  • Animation

In this groundbreaking 3-D animated adventure, three young flies set off on a courageous mission to become the first insects on the moon by hitching a ride on the historic Apollo 11 space flight. Based on the actual transcripts and the original blueprints from NASA, the film's stunning visuals and meticulous attention to detail introduce a whole new generation to the awe-inspiring achievements of the space program's most momentous mission.

Four Dragons (2008)

Four Dragons

    • 92 min
    • Action

    When 19th-century Chinese immigrants find themselves fighting against a powerful lord and a vengeful gang with secretive aims, they summon the ancient power of Wushu to wage an epic battle of good vs. evil. Under the leadership of Tin Sok, the four "dragons" -- Dragon (Robin Ho), Tiger (David Bao), Ace (Kuan Fei Jun) and Blaze (Michael Chinn) -- set out to restore the balance of justice. C.L. Hor directs Malaysia's first martial arts offering.

    Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)

    Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale

      • R
      • 90 min
      • Action

      FREEZER BURN is an action comedy - aimed at a young male audience. Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually turn the entire planet into a Club-Med for extra-terrestrials. Green plays the reluctant town hero and Glover will play the villain and leader of the Aliens. Written by Anonymous

      Futurama: Bender's Game (2008)

      Futurama: Bender's Game

        • Unrated
        • 88 min
        • Animation

        When Leela is insulted by a group of space-rednecks (like regular rednecks, but in space) she enters the Planet Express ship in a demolition derby. She emerges victorious, but when she brings the damaged ship home and the Professor sees the fuel gauge, he's enraged by the hit he's going to take at the Dark Matter pump. Now the crew have to find a way to break Mom's stranglehold on starship fuel, even if they have to wade through a Lord of the Rings-inspired fantasy-land to do it!

        Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs (2008)

        Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs

          • Unrated
          • 90 min
          • Animation

          The Planet Express crew must work to fix rips between their universe and another inhabited by a planet-sized, tentacle alien which soon takes over the Earth and uses it's ability to control Fry to command an entire religion which takes over and convinces the inhabitants of Earth to abandon the Earth to live in a pseudo-heaven, leaving the robots of the world to inherit the planet. Written by Anonymous

          Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema (2008)

          Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema

            • R
            • 120 min
            • Action

            Inspired by a true story, Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema is an unflinching look into the crime, corruption and the transgressions of those looking to survive in the most crime-infested district of Johannesburg.

            Starting off with simple smash and grabs, and petty crime, Lucky Kunene quickly graduates to more aggressive heists such as armed robbery and carjacking. Soon, Lucky realizes he needs a bigger score to fulfill his goals of making it big, and escaping from the slums, to a dream house...

            Geisha Assassin (2008)

            Geisha Assassin

              • Unrated
              • 78 min
              • Action

              One rainy night in the Edo period, Kotono (a geisha) confronts samurais who killed her father. The samurais attack her one after another, but she fights hard against samurais with her sword. Kotono tries to chase the samurais who scramble to escape. Yet now three ninjas stand up against her. Kotono drops her sword by their wave of assaults. Can she beat them?

              Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (2008)

              Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control

                • PG-13
                • 72 min
                • Action

                A spin-off of the Get Smart movie, centered on Bruce, a techie at CONTROL, and his nerdy analyst cohort, Lloyd.

                Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008)

                Ghost in the Shell 2.0

                • 100%
                • Unrated
                • 85 min
                • Animation

                In the year 2029, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster'. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 is a reproduced version of its original 1995 counterpart. For the film's 2.0 release, all the original animations were re-created with the latest digital film and animation technologies.

                Ghost Town: The Movie (2008)

                Ghost Town: The Movie

                  • R
                  • 115 min
                  • Western

                  Dean Teaster's GHOST TOWN "The Movie", is a unique "Eastern" Western. It is N.C. native Dean Teaster's tribute to his father Robert Doyle Teaster and "Ghost Town In The Sky" theme park. The theme park was a large piece of the childhood happiness for Dean's family and many families since its opening in 1961. This story combines actual family facts of the Teaster family fictionalized into a story that encompasses the best elements of the staged...

                  Girl Scout (2008)

                  Girl Scout

                    • Unrated
                    • 99 min
                    • Comedy

                    When the head of a credit union disappears with the credit union's money, four women create a team called Bong Chon Girl Scouts Troop #3 to recover the stolen money, and chaos ensues.

                    Go Fast (2008)

                    Go Fast

                      • Unrated
                      • 90 min
                      • Action

                      Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using the "Go Fast" method. A fleet of high-powered speedboats and cars races across the Mediterranean to Spain and then France, loaded with drugs. Written by The Film Catalogue

                      Hell Ride (2008)

                      Hell Ride

                      • 10%
                      • R
                      • 87 min
                      • Action

                      Larry Bishop will play bad-ass biker Pistolero, (named after the original title for Robert Rodriguez's Desperado) who along with his brother The Gent and Comanche, hit the road to avenge the death of Pistolero's old lady Cherokee Kisum, by the 666ers, a rival motorcycle gang.

                      The blood and sex-soaked tale of motorcycle revenge and retribution will be presented under the "Quentin Tarantino Presents" banner.

                      Hero Wanted (2008)

                      Hero Wanted

                        • R
                        • 94 min
                        • Action

                        Liam Case is a garbage man whose life hasn't quite turned out the way he expected it would. In order to impress the girl of his dreams, Liam plans an elaborate heist that will culminate with him jumping in to save the day at the last minute. When the day of the heist arrives, however, the plan takes an unexpected turn and Liam winds up in the hospital.

                        Heroes (2008)

                        Heroes

                          • R
                          • 140 min
                          • Action

                          Havaldar Balkar Singh, Captain Dhananjay Shergill and Lieutenant Sahil Naqvi are amongst numerous fatalities on India's side in the 1999 Kargil war against Pakistan. All 3 men had written their last letters to Kuljeet Kaur, Squadron Leader Vikram Singh, and Dr. Naqvi respectively. These letters were located 3 years later by IBN Reporter, Avinash Sarin, who entrusts them to two Indore-based slackers, Ali Shah and Sameer Suri, and asks them to deliver them to Chandigarh, Manali, and Leh...

                          Hotel California (2008)

                          Hotel California

                            • NONE
                            • 101 min
                            • Action

                            Loyalty. Betrayal. Revenge. Revenge comes full circle in Hotel California when three former partners (Troy, Pete, and Al) with strong connections to the underground crime scene of L.A., reunite in a dingy hotel room to rehash the past. Anxiety builds as they take part in a calculated mind game of wit and loyalty. Hotel California checks you into a twisted world of crime, drugs, and murder, where tension mounts, bullets fly, and blood flows.

                            Hua pi (2008)

                            Hua pi

                              • 103 min
                              • Action

                              Painted Skin is based on one of Pu Songling's classic short stories in Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. Zhou Xun stars as Xiao Wei, a fox spirit that feasts on human hearts in order to maintain her lovely, youthful appearance. When General Wang Sheng (Chen Kun) 'rescues' her from a band of bandits and brings her home, trouble brews as the demon falls in love with the general.

                              Hush (2008)

                              Hush

                              • 43%
                              • 91 min
                              • Horror

                              Tired and irritable, Zakes Abbott drives home along the motorway, his girlfriend, Beth, asleep beside him. Failing to spot his exit he speeds across the causeway, cutting up a white van and barely avoiding an accident. Apoplectic with rage, the truck driver gives chase, and as he violently overtakes the tailgate flips up revealing a woman bound and bloodied in the back. But before there is time for a second look, the door is slammed shut and Zakes is left bewildered and wondering if what he saw...

                              Ichi (2008)

                              Ichi

                              • 78%
                              • 120 min
                              • Action

                              Ichi is a remake of films from 60's and 70's, and most recently, "Zatoichi" from 2003. In this version, Ichi, a blind woman, is searching for the man who raised her. She travels with her shamisen (a three-stringed Japanese guitar), using her exceptional sword skills to fight off yakuza and other villains on her journey.

                              Instead of Abracadabra (2008)

                              Instead of Abracadabra

                                • NONE
                                • 22 min
                                • Short

                                A man who still lives with his parents tries to realize his dream of becoming a magician.