2008 Action Movies (By Title)

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.

1968 Tunnel Rats (2008)

1968 Tunnel Rats

    • R
    • 92 min
    • Action

    During the Vietnam War [1959-1975] a special US combat unit is sent out to hunt and kill the Viet Cong soldiers in a man-to-man combat in the endless tunnels underneath the jungle of Vietnam. Suicide squads of a special kind.

    24 (2008)

    24

    • 100%
    • Unrated
    • 102 min
    • Action

    Set 18 months where Season 6 of '24' left off, former government agent Jack Bauer is in a self-imposed exile in the fictitious African country of Sangala where he hopes to escape from a U.S. investigation of him for his past methods, and to run from his past. Bauer works at a mission school for orphaned children run by his friend Carl Benton. The country is at the mercy of a rogue warlord general named Juma who is plotting a coup to overthrow the government and his right-hand man...

    252: Signal of Life (2008)

    252: Signal of Life

      • PG-13
      • 128 min
      • Action

      Aka: 252: Signal of Life At some point in the distant future, a massive, catastrophic earthquake strikes Tokyo, causing the temperature of the Pacific Ocean to rise meteorically and the largest typhoon in recorded Japanese history to sweep toward the city and inundate it with water. The Tokyo Fire Department and its team of crack rescuers swing into action, and shortly after they do, a distress call arises from an underground subway station - with repeated indications of the rescue code, 252...

      A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008)

      A Gunfighter's Pledge

        • PG
        • 79 min
        • Action

        After killing former sheriff Matt Austin’s (Luke Perry) the wife and son for revenge, a quest begins. An escaped prisoner shows that he remembers who sent him to do time in jail so long ago. In a small town saloon Austin’s mission to locate his family’s murderer comes to an end. The pursuit was long and difficult. Upon discovering the killer a gunfight ensues, unfortunately in the crossfire an innocent bystander is shot and injured. Once again the murderer made a quick getaway. In...

        A Man and His Dog (2008)

        A Man and His Dog

          • Unrated
          • 94 min
          • Drama

          An elderly gentleman and his dog find themselves out of a home with little means.

          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.

            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.

              Alone in the Dark 2 (2008)

              Alone in the Dark 2

                • PG-13
                • 87 min
                • Fantasy

                When the night falls, and the creatures of the dark are crawling out of the shadows, there is only one man who stands between us and evil: Edward Carnby.

                Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway (2008)

                Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway

                  • NONE
                  • 90 min
                  • Thriller

                  Larsan is a man on the edge, making a dead rush for Mexico and kidnapping two young girls along the way. He is hotly pursued by police chief Martha Geiger, herself a mother of two. Using the Amber Alert system, Geiger constructs a psychological trap that will brutally punish the man who came in to mess with her town.

                  Anaconda 3: The Offspring (2008)

                  Anaconda 3: The Offspring

                    • R
                    • 91 min
                    • Action

                    A mercenary-for-hire accepts a mission from a billionaire to capture a dangerous snake that could possibly help cure a terminal illness.

                    Arn - Riket vid vägens slut (2008)

                    Arn - Riket vid vägens slut

                      • 128 min
                      • Action

                      Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. Arn knows that war is looming and with his martial knowledge he starts to build an army at his new home at Forsvik.

                      At the Edge of the World (2008)

                      At the Edge of the World

                      • 88%
                      • PG
                      • 90 min
                      • Documentary

                      "At the Edge of the World" chronicles the controversial Sea Shepherd Antarctic Campaign against a Japanese whaling fleet. The international volunteer crew, under-trained and under-equipped, develop a combination of bizarre and brilliant tactics with which to stop the whalers. But first they must find the Japanese ships, a far more difficult challenge than ever imagined - long-time activist Paul Watson and first-time captain Alex Cornelissen employ an array of strategies in the hopes of finding...

                      Automaton Transfusion (2008)

                      Automaton Transfusion

                      • 50%
                      • R
                      • 75 min
                      • Action

                      In Downey, the teenagers Chris, Scott and Tim are best friends and decide to drive to a bar downtown to a grungy band's gig. Chris' girlfriend Jackie, meanwhile, goes to a party with her preppy friends. While heading downtown, the trio of friends note that there are no cars on the roads despite the rush hour and then they find that the streets are empty. When they arrive in their destiny, they are chased by zombies and run to the bar. Chris decides to return to Downey while Jackie and her...

                      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.

                      Backwoods (2008)

                      Backwoods

                        • R
                        • 85 min
                        • Action

                        While camping in Jasper Park up North California, the couple Tom Alan Smithee and Gwen Marie Holden are attacked by a group of strangers; Tom is immediately killed and Gwen is abducted by the men to an underground facility to breed. A couple of months later, in Los Angeles, the manager of a video game company Johnny Dash invites the employees Adam Benson, Lee, Maggie, Perry, Chris Basso, Paul and Mike Chen to participate in a 'Battle Royal' paint-ball game at a corporate retreat in...

                        Ballast (2008)

                        Ballast

                        • 92%
                        • NONE
                        • 96 min
                        • Drama

                        A single mother and her embattled son struggle to subsist in a small Mississippi Delta township. An act of violence thrusts them into the world of an emotionally devastated highway store owner, awakening the fury of a bitter and longstanding conflict.

                        Bangkok Dangerous (2008)

                        Bangkok Dangerous

                        • 9%
                        • R
                        • 108 min
                        • Action

                        A hitman (Cage) in Bangkok to pull off a series of jobs falls for a local woman and bonds with his errand boy.

                        Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)

                        Batman: Gotham Knight

                          • PG-13
                          • 75 min
                          • Animation

                          Anime-inspired direct-to-DVD anthology film. Comprised of six short stories, from diverse creators, including Academy Award-nominated Josh Olsen (A History of Violence), Batman Begins writer David S. Goyer, and comics scribe Brian Azzarello. It's planned for a release window of two to four weeks prior to the release of The Dark Knight, and would bridge the gap between Batman Begins and The Dark Knight.

                          Beer For My Horses (2008)

                          Beer For My Horses

                            • PG-13
                            • 93 min
                            • Comedy

                            Beer for My Horses tells the story of two best friends, Rack(Toby Keith) and Lonnie(Rodney Carrington), that work together as deputies in a small town. The two defy the Sheriff and head off on an outrageous road trip to save the protagonists girlfriend from drug lord kidnappers.