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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).

A Belfast Story (Blu-ray) (2013)

4.6/10
Director: Nathan Todd
Starring: Colm Meaney, Malcolm Sinclair

In a city left torn by war, when a series of murders awaken dormant memories, many fear the worst. Colm Meaney ("Hell On Wheels", "Layer Cake", "Con A... Read more

Jekyll And Hyde: Series 1 (2015)

6.9/10
Starring: Tom Bateman, Donald Sumpter, Richard E Grant

10-part drama set in 1930s London focusing on Robert Jekyll, the grandson of the original doctor. The show will follow Robert Jekyll's quest to discov... Read more

Captive (2015)

5.4/10
Director: Jerry Jameson
Starring: Kate Mara, David Oyelowo

A single mother struggling with drug addiction is taken hostage in her own apartment by a man on the run who has broken out of jail and murdered the j... Read more

Knightfall (2017)

6.8/10
Starring: Tom Cullen, Padraic Delaney, Julian Ovenden, Ed Stoppard, Mark Hamill

A look at the final days of the Knights Templar during the 14th century. Knightfall chronicles the mysterious but true accounts of the Knights Temp... Read more

Acts Of Violence (2018)

5.3/10
Starring: Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser, Shawn Ashmore, Ashton Holmes

At a bachelorette party in a nightclub, the bride tells 2 guys offering blow to go away. They abduct her. The groom's 2 big brothers looked after thei... Read more

Greenland (Blu-ray) (2020)

6.3/10
Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Starring: Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin

A family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. John Garrity (Gerard Butler), his estranged wife Allison (Morena Baccarin), and... Read more

Acts Of Vengeance (2017)

5.7/10
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Karl Urban, Paz Vega

A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his... Read more

All The Devil's Men (2018)

5.1/10
Starring: Sylvia Hoeks, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Joseph Millson, Elliot Cowan, William Fichtner

A battle-scarred War on Terror bounty hunter is forced to go to London on a manhunt for a disavowed CIA operative, which leads him into a deadly runni... Read more

Luca (Blu-ray) (2021)

7.5/10
Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Maya Rudolph, Jim Gaffigan

A young boy experiences an unforgettable seaside summer on the Italian Riviera filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these... Read more

Monster Hunter (Blu-ray) (2020)

5.3/10
Director: Paul W S Anderson
Starring: Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman

When Lt. Artemis and her loyal soldiers are transported to a new world, they engage in a desperate battle for survival against enormous enemies with i... Read more