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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).

Willow (1988)

7.3/10
Director: Ron Howard
Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Billy Barty, Jean Marsh

From a story by George Lucas comes this epic fantasy-adventure in which Willow Ufgood (Warwick Davis), a little person, is entrusted with delivering a... Read more

Willow (Blu-ray) (1988)

7.3/10
Director: Ron Howard
Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Billy Barty, Jean Marsh

From a story by George Lucas comes this epic fantasy-adventure in which Willow Ufgood (Warwick Davis), a little person, is entrusted with delivering a... Read more

Winchester '73 (Blu-Ray) (1950)

7.7/10
Director: Anthony Mann
Starring: Charles Drake, Dan Duryea, James Stewart, John McIntire, Shelley Winters, Millar...

Lin McAdam (James Stewart) pursues notorious outlaw Henry "Dutch" Brown (Millard Mitchell) into Dodge City, Kansas. There, in an effort to flush out t... Read more

Wing Commander (1999)

4.2/10
Director: Chris Roberts
Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr, Saffron Burrows, Matthew Lillard, Tcheky Karyo, Jurgen Prochn...

Based on the popular computer game and set in the year 2564 where two rookie pilots and their female military girlfriends blast aliens into space debr... Read more

Winners and Sinners (1983)

Director: Sammo Hung
Starring: Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao, Ching-Ying Lam

Jackie Chan plays an ex-con who forms a cleaning business with four other former crims looking to go straight. While working in a building, they run i... Read more

Wonder Woman (2017)

7.5/10
Director: Patty Jenkins
Starring: Connie Nielsen, David Thewlis, Robin Wright, Elena Anaya, Danny Huston, Chris Pi...

Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island... Read more

Wonder Woman ( animated ) (2009)

7.5/10
Director: Lauren Montgomery
Starring: Voices Of, Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Alfred Molina, Rosario Dawson, Marg Hel...

The Amazonian princess gets a reboot for the 21st century in this animated feature from Lauren Montgomery ('Superman: Doomsday', 'Batman: Gotham Knigh... Read more

Wonder Woman ( Blu-ray ) (2017)

7.5/10
Director: Patty Jenkins
Starring: Connie Nielsen, David Thewlis, Robin Wright, Elena Anaya, Danny Huston, Chris Pi...

Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island... Read more

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

7.4/10
Director: Patty Jenkins
Starring: Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Chris Pine, Gal Gadot, Kristen Wiig

Diana must contend with a work colleague and businessman, whose desire for extreme wealth sends the world down a path of destruction, after an ancient... Read more

Wonder Woman 1984 (Blu-ray) (2020)

5.4/10
Director: Patty Jenkins
Starring: Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Chris Pine, Gal Gadot, Kristen Wiig

Diana must contend with a work colleague and businessman, whose desire for extreme wealth sends the world down a path of destruction, after an ancient... Read more