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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).

X-Men: Apocalypse ( Blu-ray ) (2016)

7/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Rose Byrne, Nicholas Hoult, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Oscar Isaac, Lucas...

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel's X-Men universe, amassed the p... Read more

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

8/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Anna Paquin, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, James McA...

Like most of the films in the X-Men series X-Men: Days OF Future Past is set in the not too distant future. But the world is a very different place. L... Read more

X-Men: Days of Future Past ( Blu-ray ) (2014)

8/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Anna Paquin, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, James McA...

Like most of the films in the X-Men series X-Men: Days OF Future Past is set in the not too distant future. But the world is a very different place. L... Read more

X-Men: Days of Future Past - The Rogue Cut (2014)

7.4/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Anna Paquin, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, James McA...

With a never-before-seen, alternate cut of the film - plus 90 minutes of all-new, immersive special features - the X-Men: Days of Future Past Rogue Cu... Read more

X-Men: First Class (2011)

7.7/10
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Starring: Kevin Bacon, Oliver Platt, Rose Byrne, James McAvoy, January Jones, Michael Fass...

Set against the backdrop of the looming Cuban Missile Crisis, this thrilling prequel shows mutants Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Erik Lensherr (Mi... Read more

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

6.7/10
Director: Brett Ratner
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, Ian McKellen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Gram...

Brett Ratner steps into Bryan Singer's directing shoes for the official last in the series and this time our mutant heroes must face a potential 'cure... Read more

X-Men: The Last Stand ( Blu-ray ) (2006)

6.7/10
Director: Brett Ratner
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, Ian McKellen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Gram...

Brett Ratner steps into Bryan Singer's directing shoes for the official last in the series and this time our mutant heroes must face a potential 'cure... Read more

X-Men: The Legend of Wolverine (2003)

7.4/10
Director: Anon
Starring: Animation

The most popular Super Hero team in history is here in this action-packed animated adventure. When a familiar face from Wolverine's former life resurf... Read more

X-Men: Volume 1, Episodes 1-8 (1992)

7.4/10
Director: Various

A fondly remembered treatment of Marvel's classic super-hero team. This series from the early 1990s brought cutting-edge animation and design to Satur... Read more

X-Men: Volume 1, Episodes 9-16 (1992)

7.4/10
Director: Various

In a world that hates and fears them, several mutants (humans who are born with unique powers and abilities) have banded together to fight the hatred,... Read more