Tag: action

  • Lethal Weapon 2

    Lethal Weapon 2

    Directed by Richard DonnerWritten by Jeffrey Boam, Shane Black, Warren Murphy Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Joss Ackland, Derrick O’Connor, Patsy Kensit, Darlene Love, Traci Wolfe, Steve Kahan, Mark Rolston, Jenette Goldstein, Dean Norris, Grand L Bush. In the sequel to 1987’s buddy cop action romp, sees Riggs and Murtaugh (Gibson and Glover) on […]

  • The Town (2010)

    The Town (2010)

    Directed by Ben AffleckWritten by Peter Craig, Aaron Stockard, Ben Affleck. Based on the novel Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Blake Lively, Titus Welliver, Pete Postlethwaite, Chris Cooper, George Carroll, Owen Burke, Victor Garber. In the neighbourhood of Charlestown, Boston – a group of friends are […]

  • Hard Rain

    Hard Rain

    Directed by Mikael SalomonWritten by Graham Yost Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver, Richard Dysart, Betty White, Ed Asner, Michael Goorjian, Dann Florek, Ricky Harris, Mark Rolston, Peter Murnik, Wayne Duvall. From the writer of Speed (perhaps the best action movies of the 1990s), Graham Yost, comes this action yarn from the late […]

  • The Shadow (1994)

    The Shadow (1994)

    Directed by Russell MulcahyWritten by David Koepp Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Anne Miller, Ian McKellen, Peter Boyle, Tim Curry, Johnathan Winters, Sab Shimono, James Hong. Not long after the First World War, Lamont Cranston (Baldwin), has set himself up in Tibet as Ying-Ko, a drug kingpin. one day he is kidnapped by a mysterious […]

  • Die Hard 2

    Die Hard 2

    Directed by Renny HarlinWritten by Steven E de Souza, Doug RichardsonBased on the novel 58 minutes by Walter Wager (characters by Roderick Thorp) Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedilia, William Atherton, William Sadler, Franco Nero, Reginald VelJohnson, John Amos, Dennis Franz, Art Evans, Fred Dalton Thompson, Tom Bower. In this sequel to the 1987 smash hit, sees […]

  • The Long Kiss Goodnight

    The Long Kiss Goodnight

    Director Renny HarlinWritten by Shane Black Geena Davis, Samuel L Jackson, Craig Bierko, Brian Cox, Patrick Malahide, Tom Amandes, Yvonne Zima, David Morse, Melina Kanakaredes, GD Spradlin, Rex Linn, Joseph McKenna. Eight years ago Charlene Baltimore (Davis) was one of the best assassins within the secret US Government group ‘Chapter’. When her potential target, tried […]

  • Lethal Weapon (1987)

    Lethal Weapon (1987)

    Directed by Richard DonnerWritten by Shane Black Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitch Ryan, Tom Atkins, Darlene Love, Traci Woolfe, Jackie Swanson, Mary Ellen Trainor, Steve Kahan, Grand L Bush, Al Leong. In this 1980’s action yarn, also set at Christmas (but a Christmas movie?), introduces two newly partnered cops. There is traditional family […]

  • Die Hard (1988)

    Die Hard (1988)

    Director John McTiernanWritten by Jeb Stuart, Steven E deSouzaNovel by Roderick Thorp Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson, Alexander Godunov, Paul Gleeson, De’voreaux White, William Atherton, Hart Bochner, James Shigeta, Clarence Gilyard Jr, Al Leong, Robert Davi, Grand L Bush. Its Christmas Eve and New York police detective John McClane (Willis) heads to […]