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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).

Violet and Daisy (2011)

Director: Geoffrey Fletcher
Starring: James Gandolfini, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Danny Trejo, Alexis Bledel, Tatiana Ma...

Two teenage assassins accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan. Read more

Volcano (1997)

5.4/10
Director: Mick Jackson
Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle, Keith David

Something unspeakably chilling is heating up The City of Angels. Beneath the famed La Brea Tar Pits, a raging volcano pushes to the surface, raining a... Read more

Volcano High (2001)

Director: Tae-gyun Kim
Starring: Hyuk Jang, Min-a Shin, Su-ro Kim

Kyeong-su is a seemingly hopeless case, transferred to Volcano High - a school for only the most supernaturally gifted martial arts students. When riv... Read more

Von Ryan's Express (1965)

7.1/10
Director: Mark Robson
Starring: Frank Sinatra, Raffaella Carra, Trevor Howard

As the Allies begin to push the Nazis back toward Germany, U.S. combat pilot Colonel Joseph Ryan (Sinatra) is shot down and placed in a prison camp. I... Read more

War of the Arrows (2011)

7.2/10
Director: Kim Han-min
Starring: Park Hae-il, Ryu Seung-ryong

Revenge, redemption and a story of family combines with heart-pounding action to make "War of the Arrows" the highest-grossing epic in Korean cinema.... Read more

War of the Worlds (2005)

6.5/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Ann Robinson, Gene Barry, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning,...

Steven Spielberg's masterful take on the H.G. Wells classic stars Tom Cruise as a divorced New Jersey father whose weekend with kids is shattered by a... Read more

War of the Worlds ( Blu-ray ) (2005)

6.5/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Ann Robinson, Gene Barry, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning,...

Steven Spielberg's masterful take on the H.G. Wells classic stars Tom Cruise as a divorced New Jersey father whose weekend with kids is shattered by a... Read more

War on Everyone (2016)

5.8/10
Director: John Michael McDonagh
Starring: Paul Reiser, David Wilmot, Michael Pena, Alexander Skarsgard, Tessa Thompson, Ma...

Two corrupt cops in New Mexico set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, howe... Read more

War, Inc. (2008)

5.7/10
Director: Joshua Seftel
Starring: Ben Kingsley, Dan Aykroyd, Joan Cusack, John Cusack, Marisa Tomei, Hilary Duff

A political satire set in Turaqistan, a country occupied by an American private corporation run by a former US Vice-President (Dan Aykroyd). In an eff... Read more

Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)

6.9/10
Director: Duncan Jones
Starring: Callum Keith Rennie, Clancy Brown, Ben Foster, Daniel Wu, Toby Kebbell, Paula Pa...

Based on the popular multiplayer game series, Warcraft is an all-new cinematic action epic set in the fantasy world of Azeroth where humans and orcs c... Read more