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And..Action! Part VI
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Another Playlist dedicated to Action Movies and TV shows that I like


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Movie: Top Gun: Maverick ( 2022 )
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.
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Movie: The Last Duel ( 2021 )
Based on the true story of France's last trial by combat in the Middle Ages. Knight Jean de Carrouges challenges his former friend Jacques Le Gris to a duel after Jean's wife Marguerite accuses Le Gris of rape. Told in multiple "Rashomon-style" points of view.
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Movie: Red Notice ( 2021 )
When an Interpol-issued Red Notice the highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world's most wanted goes out, the FBI's top profiler John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is on the case. His global pursuit finds him smack dab in the middle of a daring heist where he's forced to partner with the world's greatest art thief Nolan Booth (Ryan Reynolds) in order to catch the world's most wanted art thief, "The Bishop" (Gal Gadot). The high-flying adventure that ensues takes the trio around the world, across the dance floor, trapped in a secluded prison, into the jungle and, worst of all for them, constantly into each other's company.
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Movie: American Night ( 2021 )
A courier carrying Andy Warhol's famous "Pink Marilyn" arrives in New York City. Art and life collide - as John Kaplan tries to juggle the mob and his talent as an art forger with his love for Sarah Flores - and chaos ensues.
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Movie: Takers ( 2010 )
A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals.
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Movie: Man on a Ledge ( 2012 )
As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion.
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Movie: First Kill ( 2017 )
A Wall Street broker is forced to evade a police chief investigating a bank robbery as he attempts to recover the stolen money in exchange for his son's life.
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Movie: Shershaah ( 2021 )
Based on the life of Captain Vikram Batra who was an officer of the Indian Army, posthumously awarded with the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest and most prestigious award for valour, for his actions during the 1999 Kargil War in Kashmir between India and Pakistan.
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Movie: 6 Days ( 2017 )
In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen.
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Movie: Three Outlaw Samurai ( 1964 )
Shiba, a wandering ronin, encounters a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of their dictatorial magistrate in hopes of coercing from him a reduction in taxes. Shiba takes up their fight, joined by two renegades from the magistrate's guard, Sakura and Kikyo. The three outlaws find themselves in a battle to the death.
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Movie: Elephant White ( 2011 )
An assassin is hired by a businessman to avenge the murder of his daughter by white slave traders in Thailand.
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Movie: The Survivalist ( 2021 )
A year and a half after the fall of civilization due to a viral outbreak, a former FBI agent is forced to protect a young woman immune to the disease from a dangerous gang leader hunting her.
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Movie: Zatoichi: The Last ( 2010 )
Ichi has given up his cane sword and his former life as a traveler in order to settle down with his loving wife Tane in his home village. However, his plan to live the quiet life is interrupted when he learns that the Tendo clan has taken over the village and are constantly harassing locals. Soon, a group of farmers come to Ichi and beg him to help his own village like he's helped countless other villages in travels.
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Movie: Youth of the Beast ( 1963 )
Joe Shishido plays a tough guy with a secret agenda. His violent behavior comes to the attention of a yakuza boss who immediately recruits him. He soon tries to make a deal with a rival gang a starts a gang war. His real motivations are gradually revealed as we find out how this all ties in with the murder of a policeman shown at the beginning of the film.
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Movie: The Riddle of the Sands ( 1980 )
In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of specially designed barges. They set out to thwart this terrible scheme, but must outwit not only the cream of the German Navy, but the feared Kaiser Wilhelm himself.
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Movie: The Thinning ( 2016 )
"The Thinning" takes place in a future plagued by overcrowding where population control is dictated by a high-school aptitude test. When two students (Logan Paul and Peyton List) discover the test is smoke and mirrors hiding a larger conspiracy, they must fight the system to expose it and take it down.
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Movie: Bellbottom ( 2021 )
Akshay Kumar plays a Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent in this espionage thriller, inspired by true events. The story follows this star undercover agent who goes by the code name 'Bellbottom'. After a plane is hijacked and lands in Amritsar, the seventh hijacking incident in five years, he is brought in to save the day. Akshay's character plans a daring covert operation to rescue 210 hostages and neutralise four hijackers. Vaani Kapoor plays his wife while Huma Qureshi features as one of his team members. Lara Dutta looks almost unrecognisable as former prime minister Indira Gandhi.
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Movie: Xtreme ( 2021 )
Two years after the murder of his son and father, a retired hitman sets in motion a carefully crafted revenge plan against the killer: his own brother.
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Movie: Mercury Plains ( 2017 )
A troubled man runs away to Mexico and is recruited to join a paramilitary group of teens fighting the drug cartels. He proves himself to the group, but questions their motive.
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Movie: Bodyguard: A New Beginning ( 2008 )
'A New Beginning' focuses around the story of Leung, the bodyguard of a Chinese Triad boss, Wong, to whom his loyalty is unrivaled. Living in Hong Kong, Wong requests that his bodyguard travel to the UK to protect a young British woman, whose true identity is known only by Wong himself. Even his own errant son, Yuen, is kept in the dark, which leads to a betrayal that threatens to destroy the family and all that his father has worked hard to protect.
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Movie: Game of Aces ( 2016 )
A rescue attempt of a German traitor during World War I has unexpected consequences and sets off an adventure across the Arabian desert.
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Movie: Nude Nuns with Big Guns ( 2010 )
Mentally abused, enslaved and coerced into prostitution, a left-for-dead merciless Sister will take on a mission straight from God, whacking sinners in a strictly personal, no-prisoners vigilante Holy War.
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Movie: A Far Off Place ( 1993 )
When a gang of African poachers raid her family's farm, young Nonni, visiting American teenager Harry Winslow and a local bushman guide must escape into the Kalahari desert and reach the nearest town.
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Movie: Flight of Black Angel ( 1991 )
A US Air Force pilot steals a nuclear bomb and sets off on what he believes is a divine mission against an American city.
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Movie: Man of Will ( 2017 )
Young Kim Chang-Soo is placed behind bars, charged with murdering a Japanese person who took part in Empress Myeongseong's assassination. In prison, Kim Chang-Soo sees how Koreans are persecuted and grows into a fighter for Korean independence.
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Movie: Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls ( 2008 )
Allan Quatermain has been recruited to lead an expedition in search of a fabled treasure, deep within Africa. He must avoid hidden dangers.
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Movie: Killer Biker Chicks ( 2009 )
Killer Biker Chicks are hot women living out in the desert flirting with sex, drugs, rock&roll and murder.
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Movie: Kite ( 2014 )
After her cop father is killed, a young woman tracks the murderer down with the help of his ex-partner.
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Movie: Agent Crazy Flower ( 2020 )
Bassong, the leader of Southeast Asia's largest human trafficking organization, hosted a banquet in his private club to host the leaders of criminal organizations around the world. Yunzhi, Ruxin, Ruyi and the heroine Yamei successfully sneaked into the club to perform tasks. Yamei's target was the boss Basong, but due to an accident, she could only switch with Yunzhi. In the process of carrying out the mission, Yunzhi was almost unpredictable, but fortunately Yamei arrived in time. The criminal organization alarm sounded. In the melee, Yamei rescued Yunzhi. In order to cover the departure of her companion, Yamei detonated the bomb and disappeared into the flames.
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Movie: The Final Master ( 2015 )
A Wing Chun master has to defeat 8 martial arts schools to open his own school, yet he has become a chess piece to the local power dynamics.
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Movie: Snakehead ( 2021 )
A Chinese immigrant get caught up in an international crime ring of human smuggling while attempting to make a better life for her family.
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Movie: Striking Distance ( 1993 )
Tom Hardy (Bruce Willis) is a maverick cop in pursuit of a sadistic serial killer. Demoted to river patrol after suggesting to the press the killer may be a police officer, he initiates an unauthorized investigation with his new partner (Sarah Jessica Parker).
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Movie: 10 Minutes Gone ( 2019 )
A crime thriller that centers on a man whose memory has been lost due to a bank heist gone wrong. The character will need to piece together the missing 10 minutes from his memory in order to determine who sabotaged him.
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Movie: Death Wish ( 2018 )
Dr. Paul Kersey is an experienced trauma surgeon, a man who has spent his life saving lives. After an attack on his family, Paul embarks on his own mission for justice.
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Movie: Army of Thieves ( 2021 )
A prequel, set before the events of Army of the Dead, which focuses on German safecracker Ludwig Dieter leading a group of aspiring thieves on a top secret heist during the early stages of the zombie apocalypse.
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TV Show: The Last Kingdom ( 2015 )
The Last Kingdom is a show of heroic deeds and epic battles but with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.
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Movie: The Stolen ( 2017 )
The story of a woman who must find her kidnapped son, navigating a world she doesn't know, on the edge of danger with every heartbeat.
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Movie: Archenemy ( 2020 )
Max Fist (Joe Manganiello) is a hard-drinking homeless man who claims to have been a superhero in a world called Chromium. He says that while he was battling his nemesis Cleo and trying to protect his world from her evil doomsday device, he slipped through an opening between time and space and crashed on Earth, where his powers are inert. Aspiring journalist Hamster (Skylan Brooks) interviews Max and slowly becomes his friend. Meanwhile, Hamster's sister Indigo (Zolee Griggs) works for a drug dealer called "The Manager" (Glenn Howerton), hoping to make a better life for herself and her brother. When Indigo tries to make a break, an all-out war starts, and Max must help his new friends.
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Movie: Knuckledust ( 2020 )
When a special police task force kick open the doors of elite underground fight den - Club Knuckledust, they find seven levels of hell, filled with the dead bodies of countless fighters, assassins and goons. Only one man, beaten to a pulp, barely breathing, is still alive: Hard Eight. With a shady Government official en route to take him away, Chief Inspector Katherine Keaton and her team have ninety minutes to interrogate Hard Eight to find out if is the lone survivor or a multiple murderer. With lies flying from everyone's mouths and corruption becoming apparent, Keaton starts to wonder "Who is the real criminal?
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Movie: Dark Tide ( 2012 )
A professional diver tutor returns to deep waters after 1 year, following an almost fatal encounter with a great white shark. The nightmare from the deep is still lurking - more carnivorous and hungry than ever.
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Movie: Getaway ( 2013 )
To save his kidnapped wife, Brent Magna must drive at the orders of a mysterious man.
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Movie: Defying Chase ( 2018 )
A stunt man is involved accidentally in a culture relics hustling crime and fight for himself in a series of dangerous adventures.
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Movie: Dangerous ( 2021 )
A reformed sociopath journeys to a remote island to investigate the mystery behind his brother's demise, but soon ends up facing off with more than he bargained for.
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Movie: Alice in Wasteland ( 2006 )
Beautiful girls and lethal weapons go hand-in-hand in this deadly, tongue-in-cheek, women in prison escape romp through the surburban streets of Detroit.
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Movie: The Blazing World ( 2021 )
Decades after the accidental drowning of her twin sister, a self-destructive young woman returns to her family home, finding herself drawn to an alternate dimension where her sister may still be alive.
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Movie: High Road to China ( 1983 )
During WW1, an alcoholic American biplane pilot is hired by the spoiled daughter of an industrialist to find her father who disappeared in Asia.
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Movie: Drum ( 1976 )
Drum was born to white prostitute Marianna, who raises him with her black lesbian lover Rachel. He grows up to be a fighter and is often forced to bare-knuckle-box other slaves for the entertainment of the owners, including gay Frenchman Bernard. Bernard wants to sleep with Drum and vows revenge against him when he rejects him. Drum and his friend Blaise are eventually sold to plantation owner Hammond and taken to his plantation to work. Hammond also purchases Regine and brings her to the plantation as his own personal bedwench, but Hammond's fiancée Augusta is jealous and has other plans for her. Hammond's daughter Sophie wants to sleep with Drum, but he won't for fear of being killed. Sophie also attempts to sleep with Blaise; after he rejects her, she tells her father that he raped her. It's a lie, but Hammond puts Blaise in chains and decides to have him castrated for the alleged rape. In fact, the best way to castrate a slave is a conversation topic at the dinner party that has been arranged to celebrate Hammond and Augusta's engagement; Bernard is a guest. During the party Drum frees Blaise from his chains, and the other slaves launch a violent uprising. Bernard shoots Blaise during the fighting and Drum grabs Bernard's privates and rips them off. Both slaves and slavers are killed during the battle, but Drum saves Hammond and Augusta.
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Movie: Last Passenger ( 2013 )
A small group of everyday passengers on a speeding London commuter train battle their warped driver who has a dark plan for everyone on-board.
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TV Show: The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne ( 2000 )
Jules Verne and friends battle the League of Darkness.
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Movie: Rent-a-Cop ( 1988 )
When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug dealers. She gets rescued by vice cop Church who is accused of staging the aborted bust. Ex-ballplayer turned drug dealer Roger is in tight with corrupt vice cops and their superiors And the fireworks start popping.
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Movie: The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot ( 2019 )
Calvin Barr, an old, bitter recluse who was once a legendary assassin for the US government, and whose task to kill Hitler almost changed the course of WWII, is asked to come back from retirement for one final top secret mission - to track down and eliminate a Bigfoot that became infected with a deadly disease that could spread to others if the creature remains on the loose in the forest for too long. During the mission, Barr's WWII past is shown through flashbacks.
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Movie: Ida Red ( 2021 )
Ida Red (Melissa Leo) is sentenced to a long stretch behind bars after a heist went wrong. She learns that she has only months to live and is therefore determined to die as a free woman, not in jail. The crime family is headed in her absence by brother, Dallas (Frank Grillo), and son, Wyatt (Josh Hartnett), who need to pull off one big heist to save their mum.
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Movie: Ghostbusters: Afterlife ( 2021 )
When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.
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Movie: The Legend Hunters ( 2021 )
The story follows the team as they try to raid a tomb made by master tomb raiders. It is set partially in Russia and will involve scenes at Catherine Palace in St. Petersburg.
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Movie: All the Queen's Men ( 2001 )
A mismatched team of British Special Services agents led by an American must infiltrate, in disguise, a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device that will end the war.
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TV Show: Cowboy Bebop ( 2021 )
Cowboy Bebop is about three bounty hunters, aka "cowboys," all trying to outrun the past. As different as they are deadly, Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, and Faye Valentine form a scrappy, snarky crew ready to hunt down the solar system's most dangerous criminals — for the right price. But they can only kick and quip their way out of so many scuffles before their pasts finally catch up with them. 
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TV Show: Ben Hur ( 2010 )
About the struggle between the Roman Empire and its rebellious conquest Judaea, and two best friends caught in a terrible moment in history.
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Movie: The Yellow Sea ( 2010 )
The attempt to carry out a hit on a professor goes terribly awry, triggering a series of violent events which force a taxi driver to run for his life.
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Movie: Kill 'em All ( 2012 )
Captured international assassins are locked up inside a high-tech bunker known as the Killing Chamber. To break out of this concrete hell they must duel each other, fight deadly ninjas and battle against gangs of masked maniacs. And... if they survive this, they will have to confront Snakehead: the lethal, deranged top dog who will stop at nothing to kill 'em all!
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Movie: Legendary Assassin ( 2008 )
A female cop befriends a mysterious martial arts drifter, who turns out to be a deadly assassin.
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Movie: True Women ( 1997 )
Covering nearly fifty years of mid-19th-century turmoil, from the tumultuous Texas Revolution to the early women's suffrage movement, "True Women" is a gripping tale of endurance, love, and above all, gritty female determination.
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Movie: Once a Thief ( 1991 )
A romantic and action packed story of three best friends, a group of high end art thieves, who come into trouble when a love-triangle forms between them.
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Movie: Tiger on Beat ( 1988 )
A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.
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Movie: I Am Vengeance ( 2018 )
When ex-soldier turned mercenary, John Gold, learns of the murder of his best friend, he sets off on a mission to find out what happened. What he discovers is a sinister conspiracy and he sets about taking down those responsible one by one.
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Movie: Vengeance ( 2009 )
A French chef swears revenge after a violent attack on his daughter's family in Macau, during which her husband and her two children are murdered. To help him find the killers, he hires three local hit-men working for the mafia.
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Movie: Fortress ( 2022 )
A group of criminals led by Robert's former nemesis - Balzaty who hellbent on revenge, forces a retired CIA Agent and his estranged son into a high-tech bunker. Will the thick walls and defenses be powerful enough against Balzary's forces.
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Movie: Master ( 2021 )
Master is an action film from India about a professor, JD, who is sent to teach at a juvenile reform school for three months. He clashes with an unscrupulous man, Bhavani, who controls the school's young inmates to cover up his own criminal activities.
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Movie: The King's Man ( 2021 )
In the early years of the 20th century, the Kingsman agency is formed to stand against a cabal plotting a war to wipe out millions.
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Movie: Last Looks ( 2022 )
A disgraced ex-cop seeks solace by moving to the woods, but his quiet life comes to an end when a private eye recruits him to investigate a murder.
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Movie: The Gardener ( 2021 )
An immigrant living a quiet life as a gardener at a manor house in England has to rely on old skills to save the family he works for from home invaders.
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TV Show: The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won ( 2021 )
The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won sheds new light on leader Lee Bang Won who took the initiative to establish the Empire of Joseon during the end of the Goryeo Dynasty and early Joseon Dynasty when the ancient order of Goryeo was destroyed and the new order of Joseon was created.
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TV Show: Jirisan ( 2021 )
A mystery drama about people climbing the mountain against the backdrop of the vast scenery of Jiri Mountain. The story is about a national park ranger that roams through the mountains and saves survivors.
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Movie: High Desert Kill ( 1989 )
Like every year, Jim, Ray, Brad and Paul leave the town for a week to go hunting in the woods. But this year everything is different: There's not a single animal to be found, the whole forest has fallen quiet. Two female campers they meet have mysteriously disappeared the next day, leaving their whole equipment behind. And then they start to behave weird themselves... An alien power is using them for cruel psychological experiments.
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Movie: St George's Day ( 2012 )
Infamous London gangster cousins, Micky Mannock and Ray Collishaw, are at the top of the food chain, when their world is turned upside down as they lose a shipment of the Russian Mafia's cocaine in rough seas. Set in London, Amsterdam and Berlin, the story races across Europe at breakneck speed as Micky and Ray attempt to stay one step ahead of the Police. Can they pull off a daring diamond heist in time to put things right and retire to a "legitimate" way of life.
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Movie: Channeling ( 2014 )
In the near future, everything can be broadcast online. When you're vying for viewers and ratings how far will you go to beat the competition? Soldier Wyatt Maddox rushes home to his little brother's funeral, only to find his death was not as straight forward as the police would like. Taking it upon himself and with the help of Tara, his brother's online partner-in-crime, he slips in the eye-cam and sets out to solve the mystery. Little does he know how insidious the business really is.
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Movie: The Man on the Other Side ( 2019 )
It is 1974, and in the Cold War paranoia of East and West Germany, it can be dangerous to know too much. But time is running out for Sophie Zimmermann. She is being hunted and the only way to survive is to find out the identity of The Man On The Other Side! In the style of classic 70s spy thrillers like Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Ipcress File and Day Of The Jackal, The Man On The Other Side transports you back to a world of double crosses, of dark deeds in grey Eastern European cities and of danger lurking behind every kiss.
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Movie: G-Men from Hell ( 2000 )
Two G-Men, returning from hell, must perform good deeds to save themselves from a doomed fate.
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Movie: Assassin X ( 2016 )
The Chemist is a gritty action thriller about an aging assassin who is double crossed by his employer when he refuses to assassinate a woman he just met. On the run; Steele (Olivier Gruner) becomes the next target in this fast-paced battle, assassin vs. assassin, until he is surprised by a secret that changes everything he thought he knew. To complicate matters even more he begins to fall in love with his would-be target.
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Movie: Edge of the Empire ( 2010 )
"Edge Of The Empire" is based on a 1973 novel by Sanya Pholprasit. Set in southern Mongolia over 1,000 years ago, a small tribe called Tai was a colony under the power of the Great Han who enslaved them. Oppressed by the Han, the Tai unites to strike back for their freedom, justice, and country. This Thai historical epic revolves around heroes who sacrificed themselves to fight against the invasion of intruders and sought for the freedom of the country.
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Movie: American Siege ( 2022 )
An ex-NYPD officer-turned-sheriff of a small rural Georgia town has to contend with a gang of thieves who have taken a wealthy doctor hostage.
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TV Show: Around the World in 80 Days ( 2021 )
Following an outrageous bet, Phileas Fogg and his valet, Passepartout, take on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days, swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story.
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Movie: Witchblade ( 2000 )
NYPD Detective Sara Pezzini's main goal in life was to bring down Tommy Gallo, the hitman who killed her father, her best friend, and eventually her partner. While chasing down one of Gallo's thugs, she acquires the Witchblade, an enchanted armored glove once used by Joan of Arc that deflects bullets, extends into bladed weapons, produces visions, and neatly compacts itself into a bracelet. She uses it to help her take down Gallo with the aid of businessman Kenneth Irons and his enigmatic and lethal compatriot Ian Nottingham.
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Movie: Run & Gun ( 2022 )
After leaving a life of crime and violence, Ray is a reformed good guy, enjoying a quiet family life in the 'burbs. But when his past is discovered, Ray is blackmailed into one last job to collect a mysterious package. After a deadly double-cross, he finds himself wounded and on the run from ruthless assassins who will stop at nothing to get what he has. Now, with the...Read all
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TV Show: Vikings: Valhalla ( 2022 )
Continuing the storytelling of Vikings, the new saga begins 100 years after the original series concludes and dramatizes the adventures of the most famous Vikings who ever lived - Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Harada and the Norman King William the Conqueror (also a Viking descendant). These men and women will blaze new paths as they fight for survival in an ever-changing and evolving Europe. This is the explosive next chapter of the Vikings legend.
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Movie: Above the Law ( 1988 )
A former Special Operations Vietnam vet works as a Chicago cop, and uncovers C.I.A. wrongdoing.
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Movie: The Glory Stompers ( 1967 )
Chino is the tough leader of a motorcycle gang who starts off a war when he abducts and mistreats the leader of the enemy biker gang, Darryl, and his girlfriend Chris. Things get violent when Darryl comes back for revenge.
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Movie: Boiling Point ( 1993 )
A pair of sociopath killers take on the police and the mob in order to make one last big score.
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Movie: The King's Daughter ( 2022 )
King Louis XIV's quest for immortality leads him to capture and steal a mermaid's life force, a move that is further complicated by his illegitimate daughter's discovery of the creature.
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Movie: Hangfire ( 1991 )
The wife of Vietnam veteran Ike Slayton is taken hostage by a large group of escaped convicts. Slayton enlists the help of his old Army friend in a furious search to find her, while a hard-nosed National Guardsman leads a platoon of soldiers determined to kill or capture all the convicts, even if it means killing all of the hostages in the crossfire.
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Movie: K2 ( 1991 )
A U.S. climbing team, funded by millionaire Clairborne is determined to conquer K2.
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TV Show: Sharpe ( 1993 )
Sean Bean is Sharpe, a troubled outsider who, following an heroic act of bravery, finds himself promoted to the rank of officer. In this definitive collection of the acclaimed drama, follow his breathtaking adventures commanding the King's Rifles during the Napoleonic Wars.
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Movie: Sharpe's Rifles ( 1993 )
In the Peninsular War, a British sergeant is field promoted to a lieutenant in charge of a disrespectful rifle company.
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Movie: Sharpe's Eagle ( 1993 )
Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents, and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colors (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by capturing a French Imperial standard: an eagle.
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Movie: Sharpe's Enemy ( 1994 )
Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket troop, as well as his majority to rescue the women. But while Sharpe may be able to deal with his old enemy, he has yet to face a newer threat, the French Major Duclos.
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Movie: Sharpe's Company ( 1994 )
Spain 1812. After Ciudad Rodrigo, Teresa tells Sharpe that they have a baby daughter. In Badajoz, the next siege target. Meanwhile, a new commander has taken over the South Essex, along with the murderous Sgt. Obadiah Hakeswill, an old enemy of Sharpe's from India days. But a new commander means a captain trying to turn the Rifles into red-jackets, and Sharpe's only hope to command his company again is the Forlorn one.
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Movie: Sharpe's Honour ( 1994 )
1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape. Her husband calls Sharpe out in a duel. But when the husband is found dead the next morning, Sharpe is arrested and brought before a court martial, and it seems not even Patrick Harper and the Chosen Men can save Sharpe from a hanging, or rescue his honour.
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Movie: Sharpe's Sword ( 1995 )
Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success.
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Movie: Sharpe's Battle ( 1995 )
When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.
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Movie: Sharpe's Gold ( 1995 )
Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.
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Movie: Sharpe's Waterloo ( 1997 )
Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815. Sharpe is assigned to the Prince of Orange's staff, and is rejoined with Sgt. Harper (retired) and riflemen Hagman and Harris at the famous battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo. Not only must Sharpe deal with incompetent orders from the Prince of Orange, that lead to slaughter, he confronts his wife's lover, Lord Rossendale, in the midst of battle. The film climaxes as Wellington's small army 'holds the line' against Napolean's veteran Imperial Guard.