2008 Action Movies

La Linea (2008)

La Linea

    • NONE
    • 95 min
    • Action

    Thh film is a rime drama loosely based on the infamous Arellano Felix drug cartel.

    Andy Garcia is in early talks to play the small but pivotal role of an ill kingpin of a Tijuana drug cartel whose violent lieutenant (Morales) takes over the operation and becomes a loose cannon.

    Liotta will play a veteran Los Angeles-based assassin who is hired to kill him. Cruz will play Olivia, a meth addict living in Tijuana who is struggling to kick the habit for the sake of her daughter.

    Lake City (2008)

    Lake City

    • 12%
    • R
    • 92 min
    • Crime

    When a young man gets into trouble with a local drug dealer, he hits the road running with a young companion and heads to the last place on earth he wants to go - his childhood home.

    Last Stop for Paul (2008)

    Last Stop for Paul

    • 69%
    • PG-13
    • 83 min
    • Comedy

    Shot entirely on location, Last Stop for Paul, a buddy-road comedy like none before, chronicles the adventures of two friends who travel around the world to scatter the ashes of their recently deceased friend. As they travel from country to country they meet a myriad of interesting characters and have the adventure of a lifetime.

    Lava storm (2008)

    Lava storm

      • Unrated
      • 92 min
      • Action

      Lori and John Wilson, employees of an emergency response center, must find a way to survive the initial lava storms, to save John's father and their two teenage children. Even more importantly, they must find a way to slow the path of the lava storms, to give humankind the time to find a solution to this natural disaster, in order to save humanity and our Earth.

      - Written by

      Bill Hoffman

      Legendary Assassin (2008)

      Legendary Assassin

        • R
        • 89 min
        • Action

        An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded in an island, when he inadvertently befriends a female police officer (Celina Jade). As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains of a body that belonged to a drug lord and syndicate crime leader are found, chaos ensues and criminals ravage the once peaceful streets in a race against time to find the mysterious murderer that's loose and out for blood. Written by...

        Les Femmes de L'ombre (2008)

        Les Femmes de L'ombre

          • 117 min
          • Drama

          May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre. Their mission, to rescue a British army geologist caught reconnoitering the beaches at Normandy.

          Linewatch (2008)

          Linewatch

            • R
            • 90 min
            • Crime

            Gooding plays Michael Dixon, a one-time Los Angeles gang member who escapes his neighborhood to become a respected U.S. border patrol officer in New Mexico. But his peaceful life with his wife and daughter is threatened when a chance encounter leads the gang's psychotic leader, Drake (Hardwick), to his door, forcing Dixon to take extreme measures to protect his family.

            Ross plays Dixon's nephew Little Boy, who sought out Drake as a surrogate father when Dixon disappeared and finds himself in...

            Loaded (2008)

            Loaded

              • R
              • 98 min
              • Action

              Tristan Price (Jesse Metcalfe) has everything: money, privilege, loving parents (Erin, John Bennett Perry), a beautiful girlfriend (Monica Keena) and a bright future. But he has always had a need for something more, something wilder. Enter Sebastian Cole (Corey Large), a handsome, charismatic, ruthless coke dealer with a taste for fast cars, fast women, rapid-fire weapons and revenge. Soon, Tristan will be up to his eyeballs in a seedy underworld of drugs, sex and violence before he has a...

              Lords of the Street (2008)

              Lords of the Street

                • R
                • 83 min
                • Action

                Set in post hurricane New Orleans. A brutal Mexican drug lord busts out of jail to retrieve the $15 million that his girlfriend is hiding. Can he find the girl and the cash before the cops track him down?

                Los Bastardos (2008)

                Los Bastardos

                  • Unrated
                  • 90 min
                  • Action

                  A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily routine, standing on the corner at the Home Improvement Store waiting for work to come. Today, the job they are given is well paid compared to their poor usual wages. Today, Jesus carries a shotgun inside his backpack.

                  - Written by

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                  Love Story 2050 (2008)

                  Love Story 2050

                    • Unrated
                    • 171 min
                    • Action

                    Tells the story about Karan, a young, spirited, sporty boy who lives life off the rules and Sana, a young petite, shy girl who lives life by the rules. This develops into a magical love story. Karan's uncle, Dr. Yatinder Khanna's much developed time machine finally works. Sana expresses her wish to travel ahead in time to Mumbai in the future. We land in Mumbai 2050 in the time machine... along with Uncle Yatinder, Rahul and Thea (Sana's younger brother and sister). Flying cars,...

                    Lupin the Third: Green vs Red (2008)

                    Lupin the Third: Green vs Red

                      • Unrated
                      • 80 min
                      • Action

                      When a Lupin impersonator is arrested for shoplifting in Tokyo, dozens of other copycats converge on the city to clear the name of Arsene Lupin III. The real Lupin is in town too, both to watch the show and to steal a mysterious item called the Ice Cube. But one of those impostors also has sights on the Cube. Is he good enough to beat the original at his own game?

                      Lupin the Third: Sweet Lost Night (2008)

                      Lupin the Third: Sweet Lost Night

                        • Unrated
                        • 91 min
                        • Action

                        Lupin scores a "magic lamp" and finds it does hold a genie. However, the stroke of 7PM strikes, and that is the last thing he remembers. Finding himself in Singapore, Lupin must battle his way past the forces of Colonel Garlic and discover the secret behind the lamp. But every time the clock strikes 7PM, his memory is wiped clean! How can Lupin piece together this puzzle, when he can't even remember what he is doing?!

                        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!

                        Mask of the Ninja (2008)

                        Mask of the Ninja

                          • R
                          • 89 min
                          • Action

                          Their vengeance is relentless, their method is ritual, their weapon is secret, and the motive is in their blood. In a heavily wooded private estate in the Malibu Hills, towering above the tumbling Pacific, millionaire CEO Kenji Takeo and his daughter, Miko, prepare for the arrival from Japan of Takeo's wife, Kumiko. But the calm of Solstice Canyon is shattered by a meticulously planned stealth attack on the Takeo home by a masked band of ninja assassins. In a flash, Takeo's guards...

                          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.

                            Mesrine: Killer Instinct (Part 1) (2008)

                            Mesrine: Killer Instinct (Part 1)

                              • NONE
                              • 133 min
                              • Action

                              Continuing France's love affair with the American gangster movie, "Mesrine: A Film in Two Parts" (formerly known as "Public Enemy Number One") tells the true story of Jacques Mesrine who became his country's most notorious "bad guy" throughout the 1970's. Arch-fiend to some and folk hero to others, Mesrine's criminal career spanned nearly two decades of brazen bank robberies, breathtaking prison breaks, and ingenious identity changes – all meticulously and stylishly recreated on an epic...

                              Mexican Gangster (2008)

                              Mexican Gangster

                                • Unrated
                                • 87 min
                                • Action

                                Johnny Sun is a Mexican American with a white mother and Mexican dad. He witnesses his parents murder and gets his revenge years later, leading to a hard life as a gangster in drugs and smuggling. He tries to keep his borther from the life and finds himself fending for his own life.

                                Milarepa: Magician, Murderer, Saint (2008)

                                Milarepa: Magician, Murderer, Saint

                                  • NONE
                                  • 90 min
                                  • Action

                                  "Milarepa: Magician, Murderer, Saint." It is a story of greed and vengeance, of demons, magic, murder-and redemption. It is an ancient tale that bears a timeless message about the futility of revenge.

                                  Mission Istaanbul: Darr Ke Aagey Jeet Hai! (2008)

                                  Mission Istaanbul: Darr Ke Aagey Jeet Hai!

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 125 min
                                    • Action

                                    A promising journalist Vikas Sagar (Zayed Khan) is offered a position to head a controversial news station in Istanbul by its owner Owais Husain (Sunil Shetty). With this offer comes the promise of money and many other perks that make this offer hard to refuse, especially since Vikas is currently going through a very painful divorce with his wife Anjali (Shriya Saran). After working for the channel that in turn changes his life, he decides to quit, however it is brought to his attention by a...