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Action, Action


The podcast that sets out to rank every action movie

The podcast that sets out to rank every action movie




The podcast that sets out to rank every action movie




Episode 145: Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

This week we dip back into Tom Cruise and check out Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. When the IMF is wrongly accused of bombing the Kremlin, Ethan and his team race against time to find the real culprits and clear the reputation of their organization.


Episode 144: Broken Arrow

This week on the podcast we check back in with a hero of the 90's action film, John Travolta. Broken Arrow has it all, or does it? Lets find out on episode 144. Major Vic Deakins holds the US government to ransom by stealing a nuclear warhead and threatening to detonate it in a major city. His co-pilot and a park ranger attempt to thwart his plans.


Episode 143: The Delta Force

Chuck is back in a big way on Action Action. Can The Delta Force get over the failure of The Octagon and clear Chucks name? Let's find out. A jetliner en route to Rome from Athens, with its final destination being New York City, is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists order that the pilot transport them to Beirut.


Episode 142: Upgrade

This week on the podcast from the Androids Amazing Podcast we have Hunter and we watch Upgrade. Grey, a technophobe, suffers paralysis and loses his wife during an attack. But when a billionaire hands him a chip in his body that restores his mobility, he sets out to get vengeance.


Episode 141: The Running Man

Big episode this week. It's 1987 and you cant go a year without at least two Stephen King movie adaptations. This week on the podcast we watch 1987's Running Man. In a dystopian America, a falsely convicted policeman gets his shot at freedom when he must forcibly participate in a TV game show where convicts, runners, must battle killers for their freedom.


Episode 140: The Old Guard

This week on the podcast we discuss the new Netflix comic book movie The Old Guard. A group of mercenaries, all centuries-old immortals with the ablity to heal themselves, discover someone is onto their secret, and they must fight to protect their freedom. Initial release: July 10, 2020


Episode 139: Hard Ticket To Hawaii

This week on the podcast we check out a cult classic, Hard Ticket To Hawaii Donna and Taryn, two cargo operators, chance upon a stash of diamonds as they prepare to ship a large snake to a local zoo. The gems belong to a drug-lord who tries everything to get his cache back.


Episode 138: The Punisher (1989)

This week on the podcast we fulfil a fan request and watch 1989s The Punisher. This is a big one, as requested we watch 1989s The Punisher. Based on the popular Marvel comic book, this film begins with Frank Castle (Dolph Lundgren) as a respected police officer dedicated to eradicating the Mafia's influence -- that is, until the mob responds with a lethal car bomb that decimates Castle's family. Now, filled with rage and presumed dead from the horrific explosion, Castle takes to the...


Episode 137: Pacific Rim

This week on the podcast we welcome friend of the show Wes on to enjoy the 2013 blockbuster Pacific Rim. The government assumes the Jaegers, robotic war machines battling the Kaijus, to be ineffective. However, Stacker Pentecost's team believes that only the Jaegers can save the world from destruction.


Episode 136: Kung Fu Hustle

This is a John pick : Kung Fu Hustle. After all these years does it hold up? Lets find out. Kung Fu Hustle is a 2004 action comedy film directed, produced and written by Stephen Chow, who also stars in the lead role. The other producers were Chui Po-chu and Jeffrey Lau, and the screenplay was co-written with Huo Xin, Chan Man-keung, and Tsang Kan-cheung.


135: The Expendables

What a week ... @nicksflicksfix is on this week with his pick the long awaited The Expendables. What a movie. A group of mercenaries are tasked with a mission to overthrow a Latin American dictator. But they soon discover that he is a mere puppet controlled by a ruthless ex-CIA officer.


Episode 134: Heat

This week on the podcast we discuss Micheal Manns 1995 classic Heat. Lieutenant Hanna, a detective, decides to catch a highly intelligent seasonal criminal who has vowed to pull off one last robbery before he retires for good.


Episode 133: Above The Law

This week we go back and watch Steven Seagal in his first leading role in Above The Law. Ex-CIA Nico Toscani works as a policeman and while on an investigation he discovers the existence of a big weapon trade. On investigating further he finds a sinister plot of corruption and murder.


Episode 132: Baby Driver

This week we quickly jump back to Edgar Wright with the 2017 film Baby Driver. Doc forces Baby, a former getaway driver, to partake in a heist, threatening to hurt his girlfriend if he refuses. But the plan goes awry when their arms dealers turn out to be undercover officers.


Episode 131: Bloodshot

It's Vin time. This week we take a look at the new Vin Diesel movie, Bloodshot. After he and his wife are murdered, marine Ray Garrison is resurrected by a team of scientists. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine - Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot recall anything from his former life. But when his memories flood back and he remembers the man that killed both him and his wife, he breaks out of the facility to get...


Episode 130: Taken

On this episode of Action, Action we watch the classic Dad movie, Taken. An ex-Secret Service agent's teenage daughter is abducted by human traffickers while on a trip to Paris. With almost no information on her whereabouts, he travels to Paris to find and save her.


Episode 129: The Fifth Element

On this weeks show we welcome Jackson from the We Watched This Movie Podcast to discuss The Fifth Element. Korben Dallas, a cab driver, tries to secure four mystical stones and a mysterious fifth element that alone can defeat a cosmic evil force during an apocalyptic war.


Episode 128: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

On this episode we wrap up May with Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Scott Pilgrim meets Ramona and instantly falls in love with her. But when he meets one of her exes at a band competition, he realises that he has to deal with all seven of her exes to woo her.


Episode 127: Top Secret

It's week two of fuck it month and we watched a doozie, 1984s Top Secret! The movie traces the life of Nick, a handsome American and a rock and roll singer. He falls in love with Hillary, a beautiful heroine and helps her rescue her father. Initial release: June 8, 1984 (USA) Directors: David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker Budget: $8.5-9 million Box office: 20.5 million USD Screenplay: David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker, Martyn Burke


Episode 126: Braindead: Dead Alive (1992)

Fuck It Month rolls on with the truly messed up 1992 Peter Jackson film, Braindead: Dead Alive. Overprotective mother Vera Cosgrove (Elizabeth Moody), spying on her grown son, Lionel (Timothy Balme), as he visits the zoo with the lovely Paquita (Diana Peñalver), is accidentally bitten by the fearsome Sumatran rat-monkey. When the bite turns his beloved mother into a zombie, Lionel tries to keep her locked safely in the basement, but her repeated escapes turn most of the neighbors into the...