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The enduring popularity of the action movie has drenched the genre in cliche yet glorious invention abounds around the globe - fighting is the international language. Fashionable styles of film-making come and go but action movies just change their shoes and remain centre-stage. Great glittering galaxies of genre from across the Alice universe have been gleaned to assemble a suitably kick-ass selection of ballistic ballet and poetic pugilism to scintillate the delicate senses of our discerning clientele. Are you ready to rumble? Are you feeling lucky, Sir/Madame? Our suggestions for a hearty evening of action are listed below. Pictured: Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang springs into action. Sean Connery as agent 007 in "Diamonds are Forever" (1971).

American Heist (2014)

5/10
Starring: Hayden Christensen, Adrien Brody, Jordana Brewster, Tory Kittles

James owes his life to his older brother, Frankie after taking the rap for a crime they committed together. While Frankie served time, James worked to... Read more

American Hero (Blu-ray) (2015)

4.9/10
Director: Nick Love
Starring: Stephen Dorff, Eddie Griffin

Melvin, a reluctant Superhero, lives only for crime, women and drugs - until he realises that the only way he will ever get to see his estranged son i... Read more

American Made (2017)

7.2/10
Director: Doug Liman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jesse Plemons, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright

Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America and soon finds himsel... Read more

American Made (Blu-Ray) (2017)

7.2/10
Director: Doug Liman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jesse Plemons, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright

Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America and soon finds himsel... Read more

American Ninja (1985)

5.5/10
Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James

American soldier, obviously very skilled in martial arts, single-handedly takes on mercenaries in the Philippines. Read more

American Ninja 2/American Ninja 2 (1985)

5.5/10
Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James

American soldier, obviously very skilled in martial arts, single-handedly takes on mercenaries in the Philippines. Read more

American Sniper (2014)

7.3/10
Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller

Clint Eastwood directs this controversial biography about the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) is se... Read more

American Sniper ( Blu-ray ) (2014)

7.3/10
Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller

Clint Eastwood directs this controversial biography about the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) is se... Read more

An Empress and the Warriors (2008)

5.9/10
Director: Tony Ching Siu-Tung
Starring: Donnie Yen, Leon Lai, Xiaodong Guo, Kelly Chen

In the tradition of "Seven Swords" comes the action saga of a kingdom locked in a desperate battle for survival. In ancient China, in the vacuum of th... Read more

Angel Has Fallen (2019)

6.7/10
Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Starring: Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Jada Pinkett Smith, Lance Reddick, Tim Blake Nels...

Authorities take Secret Service agent Mike Banning into custody for the failed assassination attempt of U.S. President Allan Trumbull. After escaping... Read more