Movies in the Action/Thriller genre

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Unstoppable

Unstoppable, a 95-minute thrill ride from director Tony Scott, delivers the right level of adrenaline. Unfortunately, the sheer exhilaration is dampened somewhat by an overreliance upon action/thriller stock situations and characters. When the pr...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2010-11-12
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: ACTION/THRILLER
Director: Tony Scott
Cast: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, ...
View to a Kill, A

A View to a Kill represents the farewell bow of two long-time Bond film actors: Lois Maxwell, who portrayed Miss Moneypenny in all fourteen official movies from Dr. No to this one, and Roger Moore. While Moore's stamp on Bond was never as memo...

Run Time: 2:11
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ACTION/THRILLER
Director: John Glen
Cast: Roger Moore, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn, ...
White House Down

White House Down is what it's advertised to be: a Roland Emmerich Film. Those familiar with the director's work won't be surprised by anything in the movie. It follows the Emmerich template: a spectacle-tinged, compelling setup; a dumb, disappointi...

Run Time: 2:11
U.S. Release Date: 2013-06-28
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: ACTION/THRILLER
Director: Roland Emmerich
Cast: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, ...
Without Remorse

Technically, the full title of Without Remorse is Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse. However, any similarities between the film version (credited to Taylor Sheridan and Will Staples) and Clancy’s novel are seemingly coincidental. This is a comp...

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: 2021-04-30
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Stefano Sollima
Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith, Jamie Bell, ...
Wolverine, The

Finally - a superhero movie that doesn't feel like every other superhero movie. The Wolverine proves that it's possible to have a movie based on a comic book franchise that doesn't involve mass destruction, the fate of the planet, and a seemingly i...

Run Time: 2:06
U.S. Release Date: 2013-07-26
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: ACTION/THRILLER
Director: James Mangold
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Rila Fukushima, Tao Okamoto, ...
World Is Not Enough, The

Ten years ago, when the second and final Timothy Dalton Bond movie, Licence to Kill, tanked at the box office, it looked like the venerable secret agent had finally run out of gas, driven into the ground by the likes of The Terminator and Rambo. A...

Run Time: 2:08
U.S. Release Date: 1999-11-19
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: ACTION/THRILLER
Director: Michael Apted
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau, Denise Richards, ...
xXx: Return of Xander Cage

When the original xXx was released 15 years ago, it was designed as one of several potential franchise properties for a new hot-shot action star named Vin Diesel. In its August 2002 run, the film did respectably at the box office but fell short of th...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 2017-01-20
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: D.J. Caruso
Cast: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, ...
You Only Live Twice

Forever remembered as the "Japanese Bond", You Only Live Twice takes 007 to the Far East for his fifth screen adventure, Sean Connery's final consecutive appearance as the top British agent (the actor returned to the role twice more: 1971's D...

Run Time: 1:56
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ACTION/THRILLER
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Cast: Sean Connery, Donald Pleasence, Akiko Wakabayashi, ...