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Action Movies of 1993


"They're the toughest anti-terrorist strike force in the world. But they've never faced an enemy like this." The "they" mentioned in the ad copy for Death Train are headed by Pierce Brosnan. The enemy is rogue ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Tai Chi Master

Hong Kong star Jet Li portrays the inventor of T'ai Chi in this entertaining if not ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Another Stakeout

In Stakeout, cop Richard Dreyfuss fell in love with Madeline Stowe, the woman he and his partner Emilio Estevez were watching during a police stakeout. Stowe's back in ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

In the Line of Fire

Clint Eastwood delivers one of his finest performances, as a ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Demolition Man

The plot of this action film begins in 1996, with Los Angeles in a violence-crazed conflagration. One of the LAPD's most notorious cops, John Spartan (Sylvester Stallone), known as "the demolition man," is in hot pursuit of ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Last Action Hero

Arnold Schwarzenegger appears as a pumped-up Shakespearian hero while an announcer bellows, "Something is rotten in Denmark -- and Hamlet is taking out the trash!" This gag sets the stage for the ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Butterfly Sword

Michelle Yeoh (aka Michelle Khan) began her comeback bid with this flamboyant Hong Kong action film from director Michael Mak and choreographer Ching Siu-tung. Based on a novel by Ku Long, previously filmed in 1976 as Killer Clans, the film ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Fong Sai-Yuk 2

Following closely on the heels of the original Fong Sai Yuk, a martial arts action-comedy featuring the acrobatic skills of martial arts star Jet Li, Fong Sai Yuk 2 offers a similar mixture of adventure, ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Kung Fu Cult Master

This film stars two important stars of the Hong Kong kung fu cinema, Jet Li, and Sammo Hung (who also directed the film's action sequences). In addition to a blatant ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Cyborg 2

This sci-fi actioner is set in the year 2074. The story is framed by the war between the two ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Extreme Justice

Filmed just before the Rodney King incident, Extreme Justice ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]


In Cliffhanger, Sylvester Stallone plays Gabe Walker, a member of a mountain-climbing rescue team. Gabe is haunted by an incident from his past when he couldn't save the girlfriend of his best friend, Hal Tucker (Michael ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Fire Next Time

This ecological drama, set in 2017, presents a world where pollution has generated ever more unpredictable weather and rendered large chunks of the planet into disaster zones. After a hurricane ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Point of No Return

Director John Badham's remake of French action thriller La Femme Nikita moves the action to the U.S., where ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Undercover Blues

Nick and Nora Charles are updated to a touchy-feely ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Excessive Force

Martial arts hero Thomas Ian Griffith wrote, produced, and starred in this action thriller. Terry McCain (Griffith) is a Chicago police officer who is bent on revenge after his partners are killed by Mafia ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

No Escape, No Return

A ruthless drug lord must be stopped, pronto. Three ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Nowhere to Run

An escaped convict fights for his rights while hiding out from the law in this action drama. Sam Gillen (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is a thief who, despite his criminal past, is an essentially decent man; he ended up behind bars after ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Father Hood

Deadbeat dads be damned. Patrick Swayze plays a con man who tries to live up to the ideals of "family values" by kidnapping his son and daughter from the evil clutches of a ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Supercop 2

Michelle Yeoh returns as Inspector Jessica Yang in this fast-paced action thriller. While Jessica's career as a policewoman ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

This stylish animated adventure is based on the '90s animated television series, which in turn is based on the original comics and Tim Burton's live action "Batman" films. Unlike the campy 1960s version of Batman, this version is ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Dollman vs. Demonic Toys

Full Moon Entertainment -- Charles Band's direct-to-video outfit -- tosses together elements from three of its film franchises for ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Hard Target

John Woo's first Hollywood feature stars Jean-Claude Van Damme as Chance Boudreaux, a down-and-out Cajun merchant seaman, who, after saving a young woman, Natasha Binder (Yancy Butler), from a gang of ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

The East is Red

The third installment in the Hong Kong Swordsman trilogy is intended to recapture the success of the second film, ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Moon Warriors

This Hong Kong kung fu adventure, directed by Sammo Hung, tells the story of Fei, a fisherman (Andy Lau), and Yen Ling, a prince ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]


In this blood-spattered actioner, two soldiers of fortune are forcibly recruited by the CIA to lead a group of ill-trained guerillas in hope of staging a Southeast Asian coup against an unfriendly dictator. Matters are not helped by the ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]


Elements of Orwellian science-fiction and old-fashioned prison dramas are combined in this futuristic action film, as an unjustly imprisoned couple attempts to escape from a high-tech jail known as The Fortress. The ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Crime Story

Internationally famed action star Jackie Chan tones down his usual martial arts pyrotechnics for a more traditionally dramatic role in this ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]


This is the first mainstream film to deal with the harrowing true story of a Uruguayan rugby team whose plane crashed in the Andes mountains in October of 1972 and who were forced to resort to cannibalism to ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Final Round

In yet another version of The Most Dangerous Game, a champion boxer (Lorenzo Lamas), his girlfriend and a former baseball star are stalked by sadistic killers in an industrial complex. This time, ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Forced to Kill

Stunt man Corey Michael Eubanks plays a repo man in Forced to Kill. While claiming a Jaguar, Johnny (Eubanks) is captured by a strange family. Before long, he's in ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Once Upon a Time in China III

In this, the third of what has become a long series of films, Doctor Wong Fei-Hung (Jet Li), a master of the martial arts, defender of the poor, upholder of tradition and a Confucian scholar (in addition to being a medical man) is ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

The Ice Runner

Edward Albert stars as American spy Jeremy West, who is sentenced to twelve years in a ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Arctic Blue

A plane crash lands an amateur Los Angeles marshal and a dangerous prisoner in the Alaskan wilderness. Their desperate situation forces them to rely on each other. ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Walker, Texas Ranger: Season 01

Introduced as a two-hour TV movie, the long-running modern Western Walker, Texas Ranger was given a three-week trial run in the spring of 1993 -- which, one ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Fong Sai-Yuk

Starring the fabulous Jet Li, this incredible historical epic with its deft blend ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Only the Strong

In this off-beat actioner, a former officer in the Green Beret comes back to his old stomping grounds in Miami and, seeing that his high school is overrun by a vicious drug lord, ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]


This martial arts actioner comes from director Wu Ma, the filmmaker behind such pictures as Swordsman and Police Story Part II. Yuen Biao stars as a young man who reluctantly enters a kung fu school and goes ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Out for Blood

This martial arts actioner stars former light heavyweight World Kickboxing Association champion Don Wilson as a lawyer who loses his wife and son at the murderous hands of drug dealers when the two accidentally find themselves ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

This third film in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series finds the amphibian ninjas traveling back in time to 17th-century Japan in order to save April O'Neil (Paige ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Rage and Honor II: Hostile Takeover

In this second Rage and Honor release, Cynthia Rothrock again stars as a high-kicking female CIA agent. She's sent to far-away Indonesia to reveal a ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Bad Attitude

Not to be confused with the 1991 TV movie Bad Attitudes, this film is a 1993 cop drama from director Bill Cummings. Leon stars as a narcotics officer with a tragically itchy trigger finger. When he accidentally ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Beyond Fear

In this outdoorsy actioner a martial arts expert working as a wilderness guide must chop his way out of danger when a member of one of his tour groups accidentally videotapes a murder in progress. ~ Sandra Brennan, ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Bloodfist V: Human Target

An FBI agent finds himself the target of both his agency and arms dealers when his undercover gig is found out and he loses his memory after an attack. ~ Kristie ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Fatal Justice

In this convoluted, low-budget thriller, a young woman is raised within the CIA's "Infancy Development Program," ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Private Wars

In this crime drama, members of a formerly peaceful community fight back after the cops fail to protect them from the gangsters who have turned their neighborhoods into battlefields. They do this by hiring a ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

To Be the Best

In this martial arts actioner, a hot-tempered kickboxer finds his position on the US team endangered when ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

American Kickboxer 2

John Barrett, star of American Kickboxer 1 (1991), is nowhere to be found in American Kickboxer 2 (1993). In fact, much of the emphasis ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]


In this futuristic sci-fi tale, a crime boss in what is known as the Hellzone area of Los Angeles runs a nightclub behind a movie theater that has ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Lethal Ninja

Inspired by the predictions of Nostradamus, a megalomaniac (Frank Notaro) draws up plans to poison the world's water supply. To ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Russian Roulette

In this thriller, an American schoolteacher visits St. ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Zero Tolerance

A vengeful FBI agent wages a one-man war against a powerful drug cartel that has kidnapped ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Live by the Fist

A Navy SEAL gets himself tossed into a seething Filipino prison after his attempts to stop a gang rape fail and he ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Iron Monkey

This kung fu classic weaving fact and myth earned a theatrical release in the U.S. from Miramax eight years after it was produced, ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

American Ninja 5

In this youthful martial arts adventure, a young ninja teams up with his master to save a scientist's daughters from kidnappers. ~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide [ Action movie - 1993 ]

DaVinci's War

In this action drama, Frank DaVinci is out to avenge the murder of his sister. To follow through with his vendetta he enlists the aide of a ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

First Shot

This Hong Kong actioner is basically a remake of Brian DePalma's 1987 The Untouchables. A tough cop is determined to ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Chain of Command

In this thriller, an undercover spy attempts to stop ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Art of Fighting

Based on a popular video game, Art of Fighting is a Japanese animated action adventure story in ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Deadly China Hero

Martial arts screen star Jet Li returns to the role that ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Heroes Among Heroes

As officer Lam Che Chu (Fong Pao) and Wong Fei Hong (Yuk Wong) join forces to fight a gang of determined opium smugglers, ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

The Leg Fighters

The foot proves to be more deadly than the fist in this martial arts-action-drama. Tan (Tan Tao-Liang), a martial arts master who specializes in kicking, is forced into a match with a rival; when ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Thirteen Cold Blooded Eagles

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Variable Geo

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Sam the Iron Bridge - Champion of Marti

The "Martial Arts Trilogy" continues as Sam the Iron Bridge battles a ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

The Assassin

Hong Kong filmmaker Chung Siu-hung directed this gory historical fantasy which relies on colorful visuals and bloody violence to carry its straightforward plot line. Mainland actor Zhang ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Ninja vs. Shaolin Guards

A temple of dedicated Shaolin monks strive to protect their sacred temple and the priceless "Golden Sutra" it houses in this high-kicking martial arts entry from director William Chang Kee. When the Shaolin Temple ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

The Sword Stained With Royal Blood

Set in Southern China at the end of the Ming Dynasty and based on the story by Jin Yong, this period martial arts fantasy finds a young outlaw double-crossed from all sides. When Constable Yuen Shing Chi (Yuen Baio) ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Eat My Dust

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Black Panther Warriors

Clarence Fok Yiu-leung spins this slick action-comedy crime flick featuring an all-star cast. The film centers on Black Cougar (Alan Tang Kwong-wing), a crack thief who gets the job of a lifetime -- a shadowy client ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Angel of Vengeance

Robert Lau directs the widely panned cheapie exploitation flick about kung-fu and sex slaves. Japanese born Hong Kong martial arts star Yukari Oshima plays Lori, a street-wise lass whose sister was kidnapped and ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Exorcist Master

Veteran Hong Kong actor-director Wu Ma helmed and co-starred in this amusing historically themed horror-comedy for the Bo Hung studio. The director plays ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

A Warrior's Tragedy

Though theatrically released as a single movie, this odd period kung-fu yarn -- ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Women on the Run

Corey Yuen's Hong Kong style action film Women on the Run features a pair of female police officers named Rainbow and Swallow. The duo is on the trail ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

DragonBall Z: Bojack Unbound

When word gets out that notorious millionaire X.S. Cash is funding a tournament in ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

New Dominion Tank Police [Anime OVA Series]

This OVA follow-up to Dominion Tank Police takes place in the same violent New Port City where crime is rampant and the infamous Puma Sisters are causing terror and destruction everywhere they ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Cartel Mortal

A pair of lifelong friends looking to escape the violence and corruption of their homeland in ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Bodyguard Kiba

This slam-bang outing from Sonny Chiba is a good ... [ Action movie - 1993 ]

Angel's Wing

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