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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).

Woochi: Goblin Wizard (2009)

6.7/10
Director: Dong-Hoon Choi
Starring: Dong-won Kang

Aka "Jeon Woochi: The Taoist Wizard". Begins in the Chosun Dynasty in 1509 and involves a trio of Taoist wizards, a magician named Jeon Woo-chi (Dong-... Read more

World War Z (2013)

7/10
Director: Marc Forster
Starring: Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, James Badge Dale, Mireille Enos

Starring Brad Pitt and very loosely based on the best-selling and wildly popular novel, "World War Z" is a fast-paced, pulse-pounding epic which follo... Read more

World War Z ( Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D ) (2013)

7/10
Director: Marc Forster
Starring: Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, James Badge Dale, Mireille Enos

Starring Brad Pitt and very loosely based on the best-selling and wildly popular novel, "World War Z" is a fast-paced, pulse-pounding epic which follo... Read more

Wrath of the Titans (2011)

5.7/10
Director: Jonathan Liebesman
Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy, Sam Worthington, Rosamund Pike, Danny Hu...

With the Kraken vanquished, demigod Perseus (Sam Worthington) aims to become a humble fisherman at the outset of this sequel to 2010's "Clash of the T... Read more

Wrath of the Titans (Blu-ray) (3D) (2011)

5.7/10
Director: Jonathan Liebesman
Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy, Sam Worthington, Rosamund Pike, Danny Hu...

With the Kraken vanquished, demigod Perseus (Sam Worthington) aims to become a humble fisherman at the outset of this sequel to 2010's "Clash of the T... Read more

X-Men (2000)

7.4/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Halle Berry, Bruce Davison, Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Ian McKellen, Anna Paqu...

Born into a world filled with prejudice are children who possess extraordinary and dangerous powers - the result of unique genetic mutations. Under th... Read more

X-Men ( Blu-ray ) (2000)

7.4/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Anna Paquin, Bruce Davison, Famke Janssen, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKell...

Born into a world filled with prejudice are children who possess extraordinary and dangerous powers - the result of unique genetic mutations. Under th... Read more

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

6.6/10
Director: Gavin Hood
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Dominic Monaghan, Danny Huston, Lyn...

Leading up to the events of the three previous 'X-Men' films, see the team's most valued and volatile member as he began - a muscly, fiery fighting ma... Read more

X-Men Origins: Wolverine ( Blu-ray ) (2009)

6.6/10
Director: Gavin Hood
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Dominic Monaghan, Danny Huston, Lyn...

Leading up to the events of the three previous 'X-Men' films, see the team's most valued and volatile member as he began - a muscly, fiery fighting ma... Read more

X-Men: Apocalypse (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