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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: 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

X2 ( X-Men 2 ) (2003)

5.8/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James M...

Aka "X2: X-Men United". The evolution continues in this "exhilarating thrill ride" that features the extraordinary original X-Men along with amazing n... Read more

X2 ( X-Men 2 ) ( Blu-ray ) (2003)

5.8/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Alan Cumming, Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Bruce Davison, Famke Janssen, Halle Berry,...

Aka "X2: X-Men United". The evolution continues in this "exhilarating thrill ride" that features the extraordinary original X-Men along with amazing n... Read more

Xena Warrior Princess: Season 1 - Part 1 (1995)

6.7/10
Starring: Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor, Kevin Smith, Hudson Leick, Ted Raimi

In a time of ancient gods, ruthless warlords and capricious kings, a land in turmoil cried out for a hero. She was Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess for... Read more

Xena Warrior Princess: Select Episodes (1996)

6.7/10
Director: Charles Siebert, Anson Williams, Gary Jones
Starring: Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor

3 episodes from season two of the hit show filmed on location in New Zealand and starring our very own Lucy Lawless. 'Orphan of War' - Xena is forced... Read more

xXx (2002)

5.9/10
Director: Rob Cohen
Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Samuel L Jackson, Marton Csokas, Michael Roof

Vin Diesel cements his screen action hero status with this adrenaline-pumping spy adventure refueled for Generation Y audiences. In trouble with the l... Read more

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (Blu-ray) (2017)

5.2/10
Director: D J Caruso
Starring: Donnie Yen, Samuel L Jackson, Toni Collette, Vin Diesel, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev,...

After coming out of self-imposed exile, daredevil operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) must race against time to recover a sinister weapon known as Pand... Read more

Yakuza Apocalypse (2015)

5.5/10
Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Hayato Ichihara, Yayan Ruhian

From acclaimed cult director Takashi Miike (13 Assassins, Ichi The Killer, Audition). In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, no one is more... Read more