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1.
White House Down (2013)
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While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders. (131 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
2.
Demolition Man (1993)
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A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society. (115 mins.)
Director: Marco Brambilla
 
3.
Street Fighter (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts. (102 mins.)
 
4.
Fair Game (1995)
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Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her. (91 mins.)
Director: Andrew Sipes
 
5.
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
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A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal. (97 mins.)
Director: Stephen King
 
6.
Color of Night (1994)
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A color-blind psychiatrist Bill Capa is stalked by an unknown killer after taking over his murdered friend's therapy group, all of whom have a connection to a mysterious young woman that Capa begins having intense sexual encounters with. (121 mins.)
Director: Richard Rush
 
7.
Virtuosity (1995)
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When a virtual reality simulation created using the personalities of multiple serial killers manages to escape into the real world, an ex-cop is tasked with stopping its reign of terror. (106 mins.)
Director: Brett Leonard
 
8.
Barb Wire (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Post-apocalyptic remake of Casablanca set in a sleazy nightclub. (98 mins.)
Director: David Hogan
 
9.
Fire Down Below (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Environmental protection agent Jack Taggart is fighting big business types led by Orin Hanner who are... (105 mins.)
 
10.
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
A group of martial arts warriors have only six days to save the Earth from an extra-dimensional invasion. (95 mins.)
 
11.
Eye See You (2002)
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Stallone plays a cop who comes undone after witnessing a brutal scene on the job. He checks into a rehab clinic that specializes in treating law enforcement officials. Soon, he finds that his fellow patients are being murdered one by one. (96 mins.)
Director: Jim Gillespie
 
12.
The Marine (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her. (92 mins.)
Director: John Bonito
 
13.
I Know Who Killed Me (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
A young woman who was missing reappears, but she claims to be someone else entirely. (105 mins.)
Director: Chris Sivertson
 
14.
The Tournament (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins... (95 mins.)
Director: Scott Mann
 
15.
Megaforce (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
Story about a rapid deployment defense unit that is called into action whenever freedom is threatened. (99 mins.)
Director: Hal Needham
 
16.
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam. (96 mins.)
 
17.
Gymkata (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Johnathan Cabot is a champion gymnast. In the tiny, yet savage, country of Parmistan, there is a perfect spot for a "star wars" site... (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Clouse
 
18.
American Ninja (1985)
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American soldier, obviously very skilled in martial arts, single-handedly takes on mercenaries in the Philippines. (95 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
 
19.
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion. (107 mins.)
Director: Joseph Zito
 
20.
Silent Rage (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A sheriff tries to stop the killing spree of a mute maniacal murderer who, as the result of years of medical experimentation, has the ability to self-heal. (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Miller
 
21.
The Barbarians (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Two twin barbarians seek revenge from the warlord who massacred their tribe and captured them when they were small children. (87 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
 
22.
Bad Boys (1995)
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Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
23.
Bad Boys II (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstasy into Florida. (147 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
24.
Armageddon (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet. (151 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
25.
Pearl Harbor (2001)
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Pearl Harbor follows the story of two best friends, Rafe and Danny, and their love lives as they go off to join the war. (183 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
26.
The Hitcher (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A serial killer pins his crimes on two college students who gave him a ride. (84 mins.)
Director: Dave Meyers
 
27.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets. (154 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
28.
Postal (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent. (100 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
 
29.
Submerged (2005 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Chris Kody, the world's best mercenary, is freed from prison -- but there's a catch. Kody must use his lethal weapons and fighting skills to stop a group of terrorists who have taken over a nuclear sub. (96 mins.)
Director: Anthony Hickox
 
30.
Lady Terminator (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The spirit of an ancient evil queen posesses the body of a young anthropological student, who then goes on a murderous rampage. (82 mins.)
Director: Jalil Jackson
 
31.
Split Second (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays... (90 mins.)
Director: Tony Maylam
 
32.
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war... (86 mins.)
 
33.
No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Jason Stillwell, a Bruce Lee fan, is beaten numerous times and trains from the ghost of Lee. Jason then... (85 mins.)
Director: Corey Yuen
 
34.
The Adventures of Hercules II (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods. (88 mins.)
Director: Lewis Coates
 
35.
Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Sinbad and his shipmates aid a young prince, who must battle an evil wizard to gain the hand of a beautiful princess. (93 mins.)
 
36.
Vivre pour survivre (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
When Bo was a child, a mysterious stranger sadistically murdered his parents. Only Bo and his sister... (101 mins.)
 
37.
Mad Foxes (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A man seeks revenge after a biker gang murders his family. (77 mins.)
Director: Paul Gray
 
38.
Sister Street Fighter (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Lee Long is a martial-arts champion who the police use as an undercover agent to infiltrate a drug ring... (86 mins.)
 
39.
Santo el Enmascarado de Plata vs 'La invasión de los marcianos' (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
The masked wrestler battles Martians intent on taking over the Earth. (92 mins.)
 
40.
Rat Pfink a Boo Boo (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
It starts off seriously enough, with three thugs robbing an innocent young woman at night in the city... (72 mins.)
 
41.
Black Samurai (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Robert Sand, agent of D.R.A.G.O.N. (Defense Reserve Agency Guardian Of Nations), is playing tennis on his vacation with a beautiful black girl, when his commanding officers ask him to save a Chinese girl who happens to be Sand's girlfriend, and the daughter of a top Eastern Ambassador. The ransom for the abduction was the secret for a terrific new weapon - the freeze bomb - but the 'Warlock' behind the deed is also into the business of drug dealing and Voodoo ritual murders. The search takes him from Hong Kong to California through Miami, and plenty of action, against bad men, bad girl, and bad animals. (88 mins.)
Director: Al Adamson
 
42.
The Six Thousand Dollar Nigger (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Super Soul Brother was originally going to be the "Black Superman". However, it ended up an action comedy... (80 mins.)
Director: Rene Martinez
 
43.
The Human Tornado (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A flabby black comedian defends his community from attacks by stereotypical whites. (96 mins.)
Director: Cliff Roquemore
 
44.
Petey Wheatstraw (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Petey Wheatstraw (Rudy Ray Moore) is a candidate to become the devil's son-in-law. The storyline is... (94 mins.)
Director: Cliff Roquemore
 
45.
Fight for Your Life (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
This video is mostly taken up by talking about vengeance rather than getting on with the job. A mean... (82 mins.)
 
46.
Dolemite (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Dolemite is a pimp who was set up by Willie Greene and the cops, who have planted drugs, stolen furs... (90 mins.)
 
47.
Blacula (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
An ancient African prince, turned into a vampire by Dracula himself, finds himself in modern Los Angeles. (93 mins.)
Director: William Crain