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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).

Where Eagles Dare (1968)

7.7/10
Director: Brian G Hutton
Starring: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure

The mission is clear. Get in. Get the general. Get out. Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should also be told to t... Read more

Where Eagles Dare ( Blu-ray ) (1968)

7.7/10
Director: Brian G Hutton
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Richard Burton

The mission is clear. Get in. Get the general. Get out. Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should also be told to t... Read more

White Crane Chronicles ( aka Kung Fu Killer ) (2008)

Director: Philip Spink
Starring: Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, Cheng Pei-Pei, Osric Chau, Kay Tong Lim, Lim Yu-B...

China, 1929. As the Republic crumbles, only the legendary Wudang monks dare to defy the ruthless warlords trafficking in the opium trade. Among them i... Read more

White Tiger (2012)

5/10
Director: Karen Shakhnazarov
Starring: Aleksey Vertkov, Vitaliy Kishchenko, Valeriy Grishko, Dimitriy Bykovskiy-Romasho...

Aleksey Vertkov stars as Ivan Naydenov, a mysterious Soviet soldier discovered amidst the wreckage of a destroyed tank. Ninety percent of his body is... Read more

White Vengeance (2011)

6.3/10
Director: Daniel Lee
Starring: Leon Lai, Yifei Liu, Zhang Hanyu, Shaofeng Feng

In a time of tyranny and oppression, deception is everywhere. Insurgency swells among the people as two friends battle for supremacy - and the love of... Read more

Whiteout (2009)

5.5/10
Director: Dominic Sena
Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Tom Skerritt, Gabriel Macht, Columbus Short, Alex O'Loughlin

Kate Beckinsale ("Underworld") stars in this suspenseful film based on a graphic novel by Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber, portraying a U.S. marshal stati... Read more

Who Am I? (1998)

6.8/10
Director: Benny Chan, Jackie Chan
Starring: Jackie Chan, Michelle Ferre, Mirai Yamamoto

Aka "Jackie Chan's Who Am I?" Stunt filled actioner with Jackie Chan as a commando duped by his leader and left for dead while on a dangerous mission... Read more

Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013)

7.2/10
Director: Sion Sono
Starring: Jun Kunimura, Shinichi Tsutsumi, Fumi Nikaido

There's a war going on, but that won't stop the inexperienced but eager wannabe film crew The Fuck Bombers from following their dreams of making the u... Read more

Wild Card (Blu-ray) (2015)

5.6/10
Director: Simon West
Starring: Jason Statham, Anne Heche, Sofia Vergara

When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play...and it's all or nothing. Read more

Wild Wild West (1999)

4.9/10
Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Starring: Salma Hayek, Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh

This special effects-filled sagebrusher is based on the 60's campy television series and stars Will Smith as government agent James West, who along wi... Read more