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Old 06-20-10, 12:51 PM
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Give The Bus the best examples of #3: Action Movies

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Re: Give The Bus the best examples of #3: Action Movies

1. 1980s - Die Hard
2. Great car chase(s) -The Road Warrior
3. Mix of comedy and action - 48 Hrs
4. Female lead - Aliens
5. Martial arts - Enter the Dragon
6. Takes place in the future - Escape From New York
7. Based on a comic - Superman ('78)
8. Michael Bay film - The Rock
9. Relentless action - Commando
10. Revenge theme - Robocop

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1. 1980s - Rambo: First Blood Part II
2. Great car chase(s) - The French Connection
3. Mix of comedy and action - A-Team (2010)
4. Female lead - Terminator 2
5. Martial arts - Once Upon A Time In China
6. Takes place in the future - Demolition Man
7. Based on a comic - Sin City
8. Michael Bay film - The Island
9. Relentless action - Taken
10. Revenge theme - Desperado
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1. 1980s - Commando
2. Great car chase(s) - Bad Boys II
3. Mix of comedy and action - The Last Boy Scout
4. Female lead - Point of No Return
5. Martial arts -Kickboxer
6. Takes place in the future - Demolition Man
7. Based on a comic - Wanted
8. Michael Bay film - The Rock
9. Relentless action - Speed
10. Revenge theme - Payback
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1. 1980s - The Terminator
2. Great car chase(s) - Road Warrior
3. Mix of comedy and action - Kick-Ass
4. Female lead - Aliens
5. Martial arts - Chocolate
6. Takes place in the future - Robocop
7. Based on a comic - Dark Knight
8. Michael Bay film - Armageddon
9. Relentless action - Terminator 2
10. Revenge theme - Payback
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1. 1980s - Commando
2. Great car chase(s) - To Live & Die in LA
3. Mix of comedy and action - My Young Auntie
4. Female lead - La Femme Nikita
5. Martial arts - Master of the Flying Guilotine
6. Takes place in the future - Timecop
7. Based on a comic - Blade
8. Michael Bay film - The Rock (only watchable movie he ever made)
9. Relentless action - Hard Boiled
10. Revenge theme - Kill Bill
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1. 1980s - Predator
2. Great car chase(s) - French Connection
3. Mix of comedy and action - Con Air (Cage's accent makes this part comedy)
4. Female lead - Aliens
5. Martial arts - Bloodsport
6. Takes place in the future - Aliens
7. Based on a comic - Spider-man 2
8. Michael Bay film - The Rock
9. Relentless action - Face/Off
10. Revenge theme - Robocop
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Re: Give The Bus the best examples of #3: Action Movies

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1. 1980s - Extreme Prejudice (1987)
2. Great car chase(s) - The Burglars (1972/France)
3. Mix of comedy and action - Millionaires' Express (1986/Hong Kong)
4. Female lead - Yes, Madam (1985/HK)
5. Martial arts -Fist of Legend (1994/HK)
6. Takes place in the future -The Matrix (1999)
7. Based on a comic -Punisher War Zone (2008)
8. Michael Bay film -Transformers (2007)
9. Relentless action -Hard-Boiled (1992/HK)
10. Revenge theme -Johnny Handsome (1989)

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1. 1980s - Invasion USA
2. Great car chase(s) - Bullitt
3. Mix of comedy and action - Lethal Weapon 2
4. Female lead - La Femme Nikita
5. Martial arts - The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
6. Takes place in the future - Escape from New York
7. Based on a comic - Spider-Man 2
8. Michael Bay film - The Rock
9. Relentless action - Hard Boiled
10. Revenge theme - For a Few Dollars More
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Re: Give The Bus the best examples of #3: Action Movies

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10. Revenge theme - For a Few Dollars More
You consider this an action movie? I sure wouldn't.
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Re: Give The Bus the best examples of #3: Action Movies

1. 1980s - Raiders of the Lost Ark
2. Great car chase(s) - Ronin
3. Mix of comedy and action - True Lies
4. Female lead - Aliens
5. Martial arts - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
6. Takes place in the future - The Matrix
7. Based on a comic - Superman II
8. Michael Bay film - The Rock
9. Relentless action - Kill Bill vol. 1
10. Revenge theme - Robocop

The title says "best example" but the original thread said to name your favorite movie that met the criteria, which is what I did.

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Re: Give The Bus the best examples of #3: Action Movies

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You consider this an action movie? I sure wouldn't.
If "Payback" is action, than so is "For a Few Dollars More." It's got a lot more action and is much more exciting, that's for sure.
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Re: Give The Bus the best examples of #3: Action Movies

1. 1980s - Raiders of the Lost Ark
2. Great car chase(s) - The Matrix Reloaded
3. Mix of comedy and action - Supercop (Jackie Chan & Michelle Yeoh)
4. Female lead - The Long Kiss Goodnight
5. Martial arts - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
6. Takes place in the future - The Fifth Element
7. Based on a comic - V for Vendetta
8. Michael Bay film - The Rock (about the only Bay film I can stomach)
9. Relentless action - Rambo (2008)
10. Revenge theme - The Crow
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Re: Give The Bus the best examples of #3: Action Movies

Originally Posted by Boba Fett View Post
If "Payback" is action, than so is "For a Few Dollars More." It's got a lot more action and is much more exciting, that's for sure.
I love both movies but neither of them are anything close to an action movie IMO.
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3. Mix of comedy and action - Supercop (Jackie Chan & Michelle Yeoh)
....no. It's Police Story 3: Supercop. Unless you like that shit cut of the film.
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1. 1980s - Die Hard (McTiernan, 1988)
2. Great car chase(s) - To Live and Die in L.A. (Friedkin, 1985)
3. Mix of comedy and action - Midnight Run (Brest, 1988)
4. Female lead - Aliens (Cameron, 1986)
5. Martial arts - Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (Tarantino, 2003)
6. Takes place in the future - RoboCop (Verhoeven, 1987)
7. Based on a comic - Kick-Ass (Vaughn, 2010)
8. Michael Bay film - The Rock (Bay, 1996)
9. Relentless action - Face/Off (Woo, 1997)
10. Revenge theme - Death Wish (Winner, 1974)
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1. 1980s - Die Hard
2. Great car chase(s) - The Blues Brothers
3. Mix of comedy and action - Toy Story 2
4. Female lead - Aliens
5. Martial arts - no choice
6. Takes place in the future - The Matrix
7. Based on a comic - Spider-Man 2
8. Michael Bay film - Armageddon
9. Relentless action - Aliens
10. Revenge theme - Kill Bill #1

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Re: Give The Bus the best examples of #3: Action Movies

The Matrix did not take place in the future.
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Re: Give The Bus the best examples of #3: Action Movies

Um...what?
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Um...what?
yeah....I....don't know what he meant either.

Also...Suprmallet: It's going to take me a while to get used to your new avatar. I keep thinking it's somebody else..lol. Damn Enterprise was on there for so long.
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The Matrix did not take place in the future.
That's what they want you to think.
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1. 1980s - Terminator
2. Great car chase(s) - Ronin
3. Mix of comedy and action - Pineapple Express
4. Female lead - Kill Bill
5. Martial arts - Kill Bill
6. Takes place in the future - Terminator 2
7. Based on a comic - Dark Knight
8. Michael Bay film - Transformers
9. Relentless action - Crank
10. Revenge theme - Rocky IV
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Originally Posted by Count Dooku View Post
The Matrix did not take place in the future.
It did. Morpheus mentioned the actual year they were in, being 200 years more than Neo realized.
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It did. Morpheus mentioned the actual year they were in, being 200 years more than Neo realized.
Okay. Then, I'm changing my answer.
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1. 1980s - Conan the Barbarian
2. Great car chase(s) - To Live and Die in LA
3. Mix of comedy and action - Big Trouble in Little China
4. Female lead - Kill Bill
5. Martial arts - 36th Chamber of the Shaolin
6. Takes place in the future - The Road Warrior
7. Based on a comic -Danger: Diabolik
8. Michael Bay film - The Rock
9. Relentless action - Speed
10. Revenge theme - Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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