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  1. 10 to Midnight

    10 to Midnight (1983)

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    10 to Midnight is an action-crime-thriller film directed by J. Lee Thompson from a screenplay originally written by William Roberts. The film stars Charles Bronson in the lead role with a supporting cast that includes Lisa Eilbacher, Andrew Stevens, Gene Davis, Geoffrey Lewis, and Wilford Brimley. 10 to Midnight was released by City Films, a subsidiary of Cannon Films, to American cinemas on March 11, 1983.


  2. 12 Rounds

    12 Rounds (2009)

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    12 Rounds is a 2009 American action film directed by Renny Harlin and produced by WWE Studios. The cast is led by John Cena, alongside Steve Harris, Gonzalo Menendez, Aidan Gillen, Brian J. White, Ashley Scott, and Taylor Cole. The film was released on March 27, 2009 in United States theaters.


  3. 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded

    12 Rounds 2: Reloaded (2013)

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    12 Rounds 2: Reloaded (also known as 12 Rounds 2 and 12 Rounds: Reloaded) is a 2013 American action film directed by Roel Reiné, and also produced by WWE Studios. The film stars Randy Orton, Tom Stevens, Brian Markinson and Cindy Busby. It is a sequel to the 2009's 12 Rounds starring John Cena. Unlike the original, which saw a theatrical release. The film was released on direct-to-DVD and Blu-ray in the United States on June 4, 2013.


  4. 15 Minutes

    15 Minutes (2001)

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    15 Minutes is a 2001 American action-crime thriller film starring Robert De Niro and Edward Burns. Its story revolves around a homicide detective and a fire marshal who team up to stop a pair of Eastern European murderers who are videotaping their crimes in order to become rich and famous. The film also stars Melina Kanakaredes and Kelsey Grammer. The title is a reference to the Andy Warhol quotation, "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."


  5. 2 Fast 2 Furious

    2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

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    2 Fast 2 Furious is a 2003 American action film directed by John Singleton. It is the second installment of The Fast and the Furious series. Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) teams up with his ex-con friend Roman Pearce (Tyrese Gibson) and works with undercover U.S. Customs Service agent Monica Fuentes (Eva Mendes) to bring Miami-based drug lord Carter Verone (Cole Hauser) down.


  6. 3 Days to Kill

    3 Days to Kill (2014)

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    3 Days to Kill is a 2014 French-American action thriller film directed by McG and written by Luc Besson and Adi Hasak. The film stars Kevin Costner, Amber Heard, Hailee Steinfeld, Connie Nielsen, Richard Sammel, and Eriq Ebouaney. The film was released on February 21, 2014.


  7. 6 Bullets

    6 Bullets (2012)

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    Six Bullets is a 2012 American action film directed by Ernie Barbarash, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Joe Flanigan, Anna-Louise Plowman, Charlotte Beaumont and Jean-Claude Van Damme's real life son, Kristopher Van Varenberg, and daughter, Bianca Van Varenberg. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States on September 11, 2012.


  8. A Force of One

    A Force of One (1979)

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    A Force of One is a 1979 martial arts film starring Jennifer O'Neill, Ron O'Neal, Clu Gulager, Bill Wallace and Chuck Norris. The film was directed by Paul Aaron and written by Pat E. Johnson and Ernest Tidyman.


  9. A Good Day to Die Hard

    A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)

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    A Good Day to Die Hard is a 2013 American action film and the fifth film of the Die Hard film series. The film was directed by John Moore and written by Skip Woods, and starring Bruce Willis as John McClane. The main plot finds McClane travelling to Russia to get his estranged son, Jack, out of prison, but is soon caught in the crossfire of a terrorist plot. Talks of a fourth sequel to Die Hard (1988) began before the release of Live Free or Die Hard (2007), with Willis affirming that the latter would not be the last in the series, but pre-production did not start until September 2011, when John Moore was officially announced as the director. Filming began in April 2012, primarily in Budapest, Hungary.


  10. A Man Apart

    A Man Apart (2003)

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    A Man Apart is a 2003 U.S. vigilante film directed by F. Gary Gray and released by New Line Cinema. The film stars Vin Diesel and Larenz Tate. The story follows undercover DEA agent Sean Vetter who is on a vendetta to take down a mysterious drug lord named Diablo after his wife is murdered. The film was released in the United States on April 4, 2003.


  11. A Most Violent Year

    A Most Violent Year (2014)

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    A Most Violent Year is an upcoming American action crime drama film directed and written by J. C. Chandor. The film stars Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, Alessandro Nivola, David Oyelowo, Albert Brooks and Catalina Sandino Moreno.


  12. Abduction

    Abduction (2011)

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    Abduction is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by John Singleton and stars Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Sigourney Weaver, Maria Bello, Jason Isaacs, Michael Nyqvist, and Alfred Molina. The film is about a teenager who discovers that the father and mother he has been living with throughout his youth are not his real parents when he sees his baby picture on a missing persons website. The film was released by Lionsgate Films on September 23, 2011.


  13. Above the Law

    Above the Law (1988)

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    Above the Law (also known as Nico) is a 1988 American action film written, produced and directed by Andrew Davis, and also produced by and starring Steven Seagal in his film debut. The film co-stars Pam Grier, Sharon Stone, Daniel Faraldo and Henry Silva. This came about after a successful screen test, financed by Michael Ovitz, led to Seagal being offered a contract by Warner Bros. The film was set and filmed on location in Chicago. The film was released in the United States on April 8, 1988.


  14. Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies

    Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies (2012)

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    Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies is a 2012 American action horror B movie directed by Richard Schenkman, with a screenplay by Schenkman based upon the story concept of Karl Hirsch and Lauren Proctor. Produced by The Asylum, and starring Bill Oberst Jr., the film was released direct-to-video on May 29, 2012, following its May 28 theatrical premiere screening at the Telfair Museum of Art Jepson Center in Savannah, Georgia.


  15. Absolute Deception

    Absolute Deception (2013)

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    Absolute Deception (also known as Deception) is a 2013 American thriller film directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith, and starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Emmanuelle Vaugier. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States on June 11, 2013.


  16. Aces: Iron Eagle III

    Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)

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    Aces: Iron Eagle III is a 1992 American action film directed by John Glen and is the third installment of the Iron Eagle film series, with Louis Gossett, Jr. reprising his role as Col. Charles "Chappy" Sinclair. Also starring are Japanese actor Sonny Chiba and retired boxing champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini. The film was noteworthy as one of the first films to cast a woman (former bodybuilder Rachel McLish as Anna) as a physically strong character. Aces: Iron Eagle III was heavily panned by critics and grossed $2,517,600 at the box-office.


  17. Act of Piracy

    Act of Piracy (1990)

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    Act of Piracy is a 1990 American thriller film directed by John Cardos and starring Gary Busey, Belinda Bauer and Ray Sharkey. While enjoying an exotic cruise to Australia, a family yacht is taken over by terrorists. It is also known as Barracuda.


  18. Act of Valor

    Act of Valor (2012)

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    Act of Valor is a 2012 American action film directed by Mike McCoy and Scott Waugh, and written by Kurt Johnstad. It stars Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sánchez, Nestor Serrano, Emilio Rivera, and active duty U.S. Navy SEALs and U.S. Navy Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen. The film was released by Relativity Media on February 24, 2012.


  19. Age of the Dragons

    Age of the Dragons (2011)

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    Age of the Dragons is a 2011 fantasy film starring Danny Glover and Vinnie Jones, directed by Ryan Little. A fantasy-themed reimagining of Herman Melville's classic novel, Moby Dick, it was released in the United Kingdom on March 4, 2011.


  20. Air Force One

    Air Force One (1997)

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    Air Force One is a 1997 American action and political thriller film by Andrew W. Marlowe and directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It is about a group of Russian terrorists that hijack Air Force One. The film stars Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman, as well as Glenn Close, Xander Berkeley, William H. Macy, Dean Stockwell, and Paul Guilfoyle. A box office success with generally supportive critical reviews, the film was one of the most popular action films of the 1990s, and sitting U.S. President Bill Clinton praised it.


  21. Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker

    Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)

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    Stormbreaker is a 2006 spy film based on Anthony Horowitz's novel of the same name, the first novel in the Alex Rider series. It features newcomer Alex Pettyfer as the teenage spy alongside actors Mickey Rourke and Bill Nighy. In the U.S., the film was promotionally named Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker. The film was intended to be the first of a series of Alex Rider films, but no further films have been made since due to poor box office returns.


  22. Ambushed

    Ambushed (2013)

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    Ambushed (also released as Hard Rush) is a 2013 action-thriller film directed by Giorgio Serafini, written by Agustin, and starring Dolph Lundgren, Vinnie Jones, Randy Couture, Gianni Capaldi, and Daniel Bonjour. Lundgren, Jones, and Capaldi would go on to work with Serafini in Puncture Wounds and Blood of Redemption.


  23. American Yakuza

    American Yakuza (1993)

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    American Yakuza is a 1993 American action film written by Takashige Ichise with a screenplay by John Allen Nelson and Max Strom, and directed by Frank Cappello for First Look International. Starring Viggo Mortensen and Ryo Ishibashi, the film had its theatrical release in Japan in December 1993, followed by theatrical release in South Korea in 1994. The film had its video premiere in the United States in 1995 and its DVD premiere in Russia in 2002.


  24. An Eye for an Eye

    An Eye for an Eye (1981)

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    An Eye for an Eye is a 1981 American action film directed by Steve Carver, and starring Chuck Norris, Christopher Lee, Richard Roundtree, Matt Clark, Mako Iwamatsu, and Maggie Cooper.


  25. Armored

    Armored (2009)

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    Armored is a 2009 American crime thriller film directed by Nimród Antal, written by first-time screenwriter James V. Simpson, and starring Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, Laurence Fishburne, Amaury Nolasco, Milo Ventimiglia, Skeet Ulrich, and Columbus Short. It was released on December 4, 2009.


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