2011 Action Movies

Thor (2011)

Thor

  • 77%
  • PG-13
  • 114 min
  • Superhero

At the center of the story is The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Captain America: The First Avenger

  • 79%
  • NONE
  • 124 min
  • Action

Born during the Great Depression, Steve Rogers grew up a frail youth in a poor family. Horrified by the newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Rogers was inspired to enlist in the army. However, because of his frailty and sickness, he was rejected. Overhearing the boy’s earnest plea, General Chester Phillips offered Rogers the opportunity to take part in a special experiment… Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers was at last administered the ‘Super-Soldier Serum’ and...

X-Men: First Class (2011)

X-Men: First Class

  • 87%
  • PG-13
  • 131 min
  • Action

"X-Men: First Class," following the classic Marvel mythology, charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga. Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the...

Green Lantern (2011)

Green Lantern

  • 26%
  • PG-13
  • 105 min
  • Action

In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected: Hal...

Drive (2011)

Drive

  • 92%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Crime

Driver is a Hollywood stunt driver, flipping cars and spinning wheels for formulaic Hollywood action pictures. But as he likes to say, "It's only part time." By night he's the getaway driver for heist operations, navigating the labyrinth of L.A. streets with a mechanical precision that makes him one of the best in the business.

Sucker Punch (2011)

Sucker Punch

  • 23%
  • PG-13
  • 120 min
  • Action

Close your eyes. Open your mind. You will be unprepared. "Sucker Punch" is an epic action fantasy that takes us into the vivid imagination of a young girl whose dream world provides the ultimate escape from her darker reality. Unrestrained by the boundaries of time and place, she is free to go where her mind takes her, and her incredible adventures blur the lines between what's real and what is imaginary. She has been locked away against her will, but Babydoll (Emily Browning) has not lost her...

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

  • 59%
  • PG-13
  • 128 min
  • Action

Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) has always been the smartest man in the room...until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large—Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris)—and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may actually give him an advantage over the renowned detective. When the Crown Prince of Austria is found dead, the evidence, as construed by Inspector Lestrade (Eddie Marsan), points to suicide. But...

Mortal Kombat

    • Action

    For centuries a tournament has taken place to halt the invasion on Earth Realm. Shang Tsung, an evil sorcerer from Outworld has united with Goro, a four-armed prince born half man, half dragon to secure nine straight victories over countless generations of Earth Realm warriors. Because the sorcerer needs fresh souls, he lures three of Earth Realm's best fighters to a magical island for the tournament, plotting to steal their souls after having them killed in kombat. And as it is written, one...

    Hanna (2011)

    Hanna

    • 71%
    • PG-13
    • 111 min
    • Action

    Raised by her father (Eric Bana of Star Trek), an ex-CIA man, in the wilds of Finland, Hanna’s upbringing and training have been one and the same, all geared to making her the perfect assassin. The turning point in her adolescence is a sharp one; sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys stealthily across Europe while eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence operative with secrets of her own (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett). As she nears her...

    Warrior (2011)

    Warrior

    • 82%
    • NONE
    • 140 min
    • Drama

    Two brothers face the fight of a lifetime – and the wreckage of their broken family – within the brutal, high-stakes world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting in Lionsgate's action/drama, "Warrior."

    An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for an MMA tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the...

    Drive Angry (2011)

    Drive Angry

    • 45%
    • R
    • 104 min
    • Action

    Milton is a hardened felon who has broken out of Hell intent on finding the vicious cult that brutally murdered his daughter and kidnapped her baby. He joins forces with Piper -- a sexy, tough-as-nails waitress with a '69 Charger, who's also seeking redemption of her own. Now, the two of them are hot on the trail of the deadly leader of the cult, all while being pursued by an enigmatic killer who has been sent by the Devil to retrieve Milton and deliver him back to Hell. Caught in a deadly race...

    In Time (2011)

    In Time

    • 36%
    • PG-13
    • 109 min
    • Action

    Welcome to a world where time has become the ultimate currency. You stop aging at 25, but there's a catch: you're genetically-engineered to live only one more year, unless you can buy your way out of it. The rich earn decades at a time (remaining at age 25), becoming essentially immortal, while the rest beg, borrow or steal enough hours to make it through the day. When a man from the wrong side of the tracks is falsely accused of murder, he is forced to go on the run with a beautiful hostage....

    Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol (2011)

    Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

    • 93%
    • PG-13
    • 132 min
    • Action

    When a bomb destroys the Kremlin, the IMF is blamed and its members labeled as terrorists intent on inciting a global nuclear war. Ethan Hunt and his team must unravel the conspiracy.

    The Raid: Redemption (2011)

    The Raid: Redemption

    • 85%
    • R
    • 101 min
    • Action

    As a rookie member of an elite special-forces team, Rama is instructed to hang back during a covert mission involving the extraction of a brutal crime lord from a rundown fifteen-story apartment block. But when a spotter blows their cover, boss Tama offers lifelong sanctuary to every killer, rapist and thief in the building in exchange fortheir heads. Now Rama must stand in for the team's fallen leader and use every iota of his fighting strength - winding through every floor and every room to...

    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

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

    Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Rob Marshall, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” captures the fun, adventure and humor that ignited the hit franchise—this time in Disney Digital 3D™. Johnny Depp returns to his iconic role of Captain Jack Sparrow in an action-packed adventure. Crossing paths with the enigmatic Angelica (Penelope Cruz), he’s not sure if it’s love—or if she’s a ruthless con artist who’s using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When...

    Colombiana (2011)

    Colombiana

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

    After witnessing her parents being murdered by the mob, 10-year-old Cataleya sets off on a 15-year journey for revenge that takes her across the world.

    Conan the Barbarian (2011)

    Conan the Barbarian

    • 24%
    • NONE
    • 113 min
    • Action

    The most legendary Barbarian of all time is back this Summer. Having thrived and evolved for eight consecutive decades in the public imagination- in prose and graphics, on the big screen and small, in games and properties of all kinds- Conan’s exploits in the Hyborian Age now come alive like never before in a colossal 3D action-adventure film.

    A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters,...

    Fast Five (2011)

    Fast Five

    • 77%
    • PG-13
    • 130 min
    • Action

    Vin Diesel and Paul Walker lead a reunion of returning all-stars from every chapter of the explosive franchise built on speed in Fast Five. In this installment, former cop Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) partners with ex-con Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) on the opposite side of the law. Dwayne Johnson joins returning favorites Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Matt Schulze, Tego Calderon and Don Omar for this ultimate high-stakes race.

    Since Brian and Mia Toretto...

    Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

    Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    • 82%
    • PG-13
    • 110 min
    • Action

    "Rise of the Apes", a completely new take on one of the Studio's most beloved and successful franchises. Oscar-winning visual effects house WETA Digital -- employing certain of the groundbreaking technologies developed for AVATAR -- will render, for the first time ever in the film series, photo-realistic apes rather than costumed actors. "Rise of the Apes" is an origin story in the truest sense of the term. Set in present day San Francisco, the film is a reality-based cautionary tale, a science...

    Immortals (2011)

    Immortals

    • 35%
    • R
    • 110 min
    • Action

    Eons after the Gods won their mythic struggle against the Titans, a new evil threatens the land. Mad with power, King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) has declared war against humanity. Amassing a bloodthirsty army of soldiers disfigured by his own hand, Hyperion has scorched Greece in search of the legendary Epirus Bow, a weapon of unimaginable power forged in the heavens by Ares.

    Only he who possesses this bow can unleash the Titans, who have been imprisoned deep within the walls of Mount Tartaros...