2009 Action Movies

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Inglourious Basterds

  • 89%
  • R
  • 152 min
  • Adventure

Quentin Tarantino's war epic "Inglorious Basterds" - Tim Roth has been rumored to have a role in the film alongside Michael Madsen for a long time.

In "Inglorious Bastards," a band of U.S. soldiers facing death by firing squad for their misdeeds are given a chance to redeem themselves by heading into the perilous no-man's lands of Nazi-occupied France on a suicide mission for the Allies.

Watchmen (2009)

Watchmen

  • 64%
  • R
  • 163 min
  • Action

It all begins with the paranoid delusions of a half-insane hero called Rorschach. But is Rorschach really insane or has he in fact uncovered a plot to murder super-heroes and, even worse, millions of innocent civilians? On the run from the law, Rorschach reunites with his former teammates in a desperate attempt to save the world and their lives, but what they uncover will shock them to their very core and change the face of the planet! Following two generations of masked superheroes from the...

Avatar (2009)

Avatar

  • 83%
  • PG-13
  • 162 min
  • Action

In the future, Jake, a paraplegic war veteran is brought to another planet, Pandora, which is inhabited by the Na'vi, a humanoid race with their own language and culture. Those from Earth find themselves at odds with each other and the local culture.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    • PG-13
    • 107 min
    • Action

    Leading up to the events of "X-Men," "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" tells the story of Wolverine's epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with Victor Creed, and the ominous Weapon X program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new, including surprise appearances by several legends of the X-Men universe.

    Star Trek (2009)

    Star Trek

    • 95%
    • PG-13
    • 126 min
    • Action

    The greatest adventure of all time begins with "Star Trek," the incredible story of a young crew's maiden voyage onboard the most advanced starship ever created: the U.S.S. Enterprise. On a journey filled with action, comedy and cosmic peril, the new recruits must find a way to stop an evil being whose mission of vengeance threatens all of mankind.

    Sherlock Holmes (2009)

    Sherlock Holmes

    • 70%
    • PG-13
    • 128 min
    • Action

    In a dynamic new portrayal of Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous characters, "Sherlock Holmes" sends Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson on their latest challenge. Revealing fighting skills as lethal as his legendary intellect, Holmes will battle as never before to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy the country.

    Carriers (2009)

    Carriers

    • 61%
    • PG-13
    • 84 min
    • Drama

    Piper Perabo, Chris Pine, Emily VanCamp, and Josh Berry star in this apocalyptic tale of a viral pandemic that sweeps across the United States, and four fleeing friends who discover that they are far more dangerous to one another than any airborne pathogen.

    2012 (2009)

    2012

    • 39%
    • PG-13
    • 158 min
    • Action

    "2012" revolves a family who goes on vacation in December 2012, just as the Mayan calendar is coming to a close. Over the decades, many have prophesized that the world will end when the ancient calendar ceases on Dec. 21, 2012.

    District 9 (2009)

    District 9

    • 91%
    • R
    • 112 min
    • Action

    An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly find a kindred spirit in a government agent that is exposed to their biotechnology.

    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)

    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

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

    Paramount Pictures and Hasbro, whose previous collaboration was the worldwide blockbuster "Transformers," join forces with Spyglass Entertainment for another extraordinary action-adventure "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra." From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to prevent them from plunging the...

    Monsters Vs. Aliens (2009)

    Monsters Vs. Aliens

    • 72%
    • PG
    • 94 min
    • Animation

    When California girl Susan Murphy is unexpectedly clobbered by a meteor full of outer space gunk, she mysteriously grows to 49-feet-11-inches tall and is instantly labeled a "monster" named Ginormica. The military jumps into action, and she is captured and held in a secret government compound. The world learns that the military has been quietly rounding up other monsters over the years. This ragtag group consists of the brilliant but insect-headed Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D.; the macho half-ape,...

    Pandorum (2009)

    Pandorum

    • 28%
    • R
    • 108 min
    • Action

    From the creators of the "Resident Evil" film franchise comes "Pandorum," a terrifying thriller in which two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone -- and the reality of their situation is more horrifying than they could have imagined.

    Dragonball Evolution (2009)

    Dragonball Evolution

    • 14%
    • PG
    • 84 min
    • Action

    "Dragonball is adapted from the manga created by Akira Toriyama; the work was also turned into a Japanese anime series that played all over the world. It tells the story of an alien sent to destroy Earth, who has a change of heart and decides to join the humans in their fight against various aliens and bad guys. Justin Chatwin is starring as the hero Goku, while James Marsters will play the villain Piccolo in the sci-fi adventure.

    Terminator Salvation (2009)

    Terminator Salvation

    • 33%
    • PG-13
    • 130 min
    • Action

    In the highly anticipated new installment of "The Terminator" film franchise, set in post-apocalyptic 2018, Christian Bale stars as John Connor, the man fated to lead the human resistance against Skynet and its army of Terminators. But the future Connor was raised to believe in is altered in part by the appearance of Marcus Wright (Sam Worthington), a stranger whose last memory is of being on death row. Connor must decide whether Marcus has been sent from the future, or rescued from the past....

    9 (2009)

    9

    • 57%
    • PG-13
    • 79 min
    • Animation

    "9" is a feature-length expansion of Shane Acker's short film of the same name. The action-packed tale takes place in a world parallel to our own, in which the very legacy of humanity is threatened. A community of fully mobile rag dolls living a post-apocalyptic existence find one of their own, 9 (Elijah Wood), displaying leadership qualities that may help them to survive. The conflicted but resilient community includes 1 (Christopher Plummer), a domineering war veteran; 2 (Martin Landau), an...

    Fast & Furious (2009)

    Fast & Furious

    • 27%
    • PG-13
    • 99 min
    • Action

    Vin Diesel and Paul Walker reteam for the ultimate chapter of the franchise built on speed— "Fast & Furious." Heading back to the streets where it all began, they rejoin Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster to blast muscle, tuner and exotic cars across Los Angeles and floor through the Mexican desert in the new high-octane action-thriller.

    The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)

    The Girl Who Played with Fire

      • R
      • 129 min
      • Crime

      Two journalists on the verge of exposing their story in Millennium about an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden are brutally murdered. Lisbeth Salander's prints are on the weapon.

      Mikael Blomkvist, alone in his belief in Salander's innocence, plunges into an investigation of the slayings which will implicate highly placed members of Swedish society, business and government. Knowing Salander to be fierce when fearful, he is desperate to get to her before she is...

      Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

      Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

        • PG
        • 100 min
        • Action

        In the sequel, the Museum of Natural History is closed down for upgrading and the exhibits are put into storage at the Federal Archives in Washington, D.C. Amy Adams will play an undetermined historical figure who has a crush on security guard Larry (Stiller).

        Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

        Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

        • 19%
        • PG-13
        • 147 min
        • Action

        Decepticon forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. Joining the mission to protect humankind is Optimus Prime, who forms an alliance with international armies for a second epic battle.

        Gamer (2009)

        Gamer

        • 29%
        • R
        • 95 min
        • Action

        "Gamer" is a high-concept action thriller set in a near future when gaming and entertainment have evolved into a terrifying new hybrid. Humans control other humans in mass-scale, multi-player online games: people play people...for keeps. Mind-control technology is widespread, and at the heart of the controversial games is its creator, reclusive billionaire Ken Castle (Michael C. Hall). His latest brainchild, the first-person shooter game "Slayers," allows millions to act out their most savage...