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Action Movies of 1998

The Avengers

Jeremiah Chechick directed this $60 million adaptation of the whimsical 1961 British TV spy series, imported to the United States five years later for ABC airing (beginning 3/28/66), followed by The New Avengers ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Enemy of the State

The action producing-directing team of Jerry Bruckheimer and Tony Scott is back with another ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

The Siege

Edward Zwick directed this action thriller about Islamic militants ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Lethal Weapon 4

Detectives Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) and Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) reteamed for their fourth foray together in this ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Crazy Six

In this espionage thriller, an endangered European crime lord's failed attempt at gaining power leaves him vulnerable to rivals' assassins. Desperate to preserve his life, he turns to an American agent for help. ~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

U.S. Marshals

Tommy Lee Jones returns as United States Marshall Sam Gerard, the role that earned him an Academy Award, in this sequel to the 1993 blockbuster The Fugitive. Gerard has been assigned to escort a federal ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


Michael Bay (The Rock) directed this science ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


John Frankenheimer directed this $20 million international action thriller from a screenplay by Richard Weisz (pseudonym for David Mamet) and J.D. Zeik. In Paris, Irish organizer Deidre (Natascha McElhone) assembles a team to grab a ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Hard Rain

A natural disaster breeds man-made treachery in this suspense thriller. Severe flooding ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Rush Hour

Brett Ratner directed this action-comedy that found box-office success by teaming Chris Tucker with Jackie Chan -- performing his ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

The Mask of Zorro

Director Martin Campbell, well-known to the action arena after 1995's GoldenEye, teams up with executive producer Steven Spielberg to bring the first Hollywood production of creator Johnston McCulley's Zorro in over four ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


British director Stephen Norrington helmed this David S. Goyer adaptation of the Marvel Comics character created in 1973 by ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Mercury Rising

In this action-suspense thriller, orphaned nine-year-old autistic savant Simon (Miko Hughes) deciphers a government code hidden in a puzzle magazine. ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Hard Time

Former Evening Shade costars Burt Reynolds and Charles Durning are reunited in this made-for-TV action thriller, the first entry in a three-picture deal between star-director Reynolds ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Point Blank

Mickey Rourke, Frederick Forrest and Danny Trejo star in this action-packed drama about a gang of psychotic criminals who have taken control of a Texas shopping mall. Only one misfit cop is brave enough to go in and face the maniacs -- because ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Whatever It Takes

Get three guys with cool nicknames for the price of one as Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Fred "The Hammer" Williamson, and Andrew "Dice" Clay team up for this gritty action thriller. Two undercover agents try to get the ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


After scripting Blade Runner and Twelve Monkeys, David Webb Peoples continued to traverse ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

The Patriot

A deadly virus threatens to wipe out an entire Rocky Mountain town, leaving the town doctor (Steven Seagal) to find some way to escape the soldiers who enforce the town's quarantine and devise an antidote. Matters take a more deadly turn after ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


This Chris Soth screenplay is directed by Dean Semler, the Oscar-winning Dances With Wolves cinematographer who also did ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

The Replacement Killers

Music video and TV commercials director Antoine Fuqua made his feature directorial debut with this action thriller starring Hong Kong superstar Chow Yun-Fat. Chinese immigrant John Lee ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Shark in a Bottle

In this dramatic thriller, a disgruntled postal worker finds himself convicted of a murder he did not commit. He's initially grateful when a security firm arranges for his release, but he's not so happy when he discovers what they ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

The Big Hit

Kirk Wong directed this comedy actioner about mild-mannered, beleaguered hitman Melvin Smiley (Mark Wahlberg), who very much wants to be liked. However, the naive Mel is being taken advantage of by ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


In this crime thriller a black policeman and his partner look into the suspicious death of a Ku Klux Klan leader. The dead man's son was the only witness. When his partner is also killed, the cop is accused of the crime. ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


This future-set action thriller originally aired on the ABC television network. It takes place in a time when the hottest sport around is a high-tech combination of in-line skating and skateboarding that is so ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Tactical Assault

In this high-flying action thriller, an expert Air Force flyer finds himself forced to use every trick he has ever learned to stop a murderous, insane former colleague and friend from exacting deadly revenge upon him. ~ Sandra Brennan, ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Knock Off

Hong Kong action genre craftsman Tsui Hark directed this martial arts tale, his second collaboration with actor Jean-Claude Van Damme after Double Team (1997). Van Damme stars as Marcus Ray, a Hong ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

The Chosen One: The Legend of the Raven

In this low-budget fantasy, a voluptuous, beautiful warrior uses her varied talents to save her people from evil. ~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

One Tough Cop

Brazilian director Bruno Barreto helmed this Jeremy Iacone screenplay "inspired by" New York ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Moving Targets

A woman finds her life is at stake when she learns the truth about her late husband in this action ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Steel Sharks

In this action-adventure, a hostage situation commands the presence of an ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

The Substitute 2: School's Out

In this action movie an ex-mercenary poses as a teacher and enters a tough urban school so he can exact revenge upon his brother's killer. ~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Rogue Force

Following the mysterious deaths of several prominent Mafiosi, an FBI agent teams up with a clever lady detective and they deduce that ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


Joe Mantegna stars in this action drama in which a wealthy businessman sends his private jet to pick up his 13-year-old ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Desert Thunder

A group of Air Force flunkees, led by a retired Air Force pilot, try to defeat a Middle Eastern ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

The Pandora Project

Jim Wynorski and John Terlesky teamed to write and direct this low-budget action thriller, zoning in on the adventures of agent John Lacy (Daniel Baldwin), due to be married to news ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


Made especially for the USA Network, this action adventure centers on freelance bodyguard and former U.S. Marshal Jack Devlin (Dolph Lundgren and his attempts to protect a young woman from vicious gangsters. Unfortunately, Devlin's ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero

This feature-length spin-off of Batman: The Animated Series follows the dynamic duo as they battle their ice cold, age old enemy, Mr. Freeze. In his latest nefarious plot, Mr. Freeze has abducted Batgirl as the organ donor needed for a ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Who Am I?

Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this English-language ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Logan's War: Bound by Honor

Logan Fallon was ten years old the night gangsters ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Naked Lies

A suspended FBI agent (Shannon Tweed) teams up with ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Black Dog

Kevin Hooks (Passenger 57) directed this action drama about an ex-convict tricked into trucking illegal ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Desert Heat

A group of bullies terrorizing a small town meet their match in the Muscles From Brussels in this action drama. Eddie Lomax (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is a drifter who has been in a suicidal funk since the death of his close friend Johnny (Danny ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


Tired of the killing, a mercenary attempts to break away from his fellow ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Last To Surrender

Roddy Piper stars in this crime thriller as Nick Ford, a Seattle cop whose partner is killed in a shoot-out in Chinatown. Nick is determined to capture the killer, known to the ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


Airborne is a science-fiction fantasy film about the tribulations of a clandestine operation team recruited by the government to steal a deadly virus from a band of terrorists. Led by Commander ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Freedom Strike

In this high-flying action adventure, courageous American fighter pilots head skyward in hopes of preventing Arab rebels from terrorizing the nation. ~ ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

The Base

An Army intelligence officer's undercover assignment as a border guard reveals an extensive web of corruption spun by vicious Mexican drug czars and ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


Matt McColm, Amanda Pays and Jason Gould star in this espionage thriller in which an American agent is sent to Europe, where he ends up working with a British agent who enjoys roughly the same status as himself on an ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Bounty Hunters 2: Hardball

Incompatible fugitive recovery agents, the flighty Jersey Bellini (Michael ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl

Drawing equally from Quentin Tarantino, Hong Kong action spectaculars, Japanese anime, and the over-the-top fashion sensibility of Tokyo's Shibuya ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


Wanting to escape a life of violence and bloodshed, an assassin renounces his profession and tries to become a priest. Unfortunately, he discovers his past is not so easily buried. ~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Chained Heat 3: Hell Mountain

This futuristic actioner takes place on a WWIII-ravaged Earth and follows the struggle of a brave hero to save his lady love from the villains who captured her. ~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Portland Street Blues

A spin-off from Hong Kong's popular "Young and Dangerous" action series, this fast-paced tale of a lesbian's rise to the top of the Triad hierarchy features top-notch acting and ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Another Meltdown

When ultra-patriotic Chinese anti-terrorist operative Yan Dong (Zhao Wenzhuo, the martial artist/actor ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Once a Thief: Family Business

Originally shown on The Movie Channel, Once a Thief: Family Business is a re-edited compilation of two episodes of the Once a ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Once a Thief: Brother Against Brother

Originally shown on The Movie Channel, Once a Thief: Family Business is a re-edited compilation of two episodes of the Once a Thief TV series: "Family Reunion" and "Endgame." ~ All Movie Guide [ Action movie - 1998 ]


A man becomes the unwitting last barrier between terrorists and nuclear holocaust in this action thriller. Rod Armstrong (Frank Zagarino) is a former Navy SEAL who travels to Moscow with his old friend Bob (Charles Napier) and ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Killer Flick

Four filmmakers come up with a creative idea for their latest project: to make a documentary of themselves as they travel across the country ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Bloodsport 4: The Dark Kumite

In the fourth go-round in the Bloodsport series (with Daniel Bernhardt ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target

The anti-terrorist Delta Force is called into action once again in this thriller, concerning a crazed genius who threatens to unleash a biological weapon with the power to kill everyone in New York City. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Agent Aika: Naked Mission

A secret agent with the body of a supermodel and the skill of a warrior sets out for a pair of explosive adventures in this release that features both "Agent Aika: Naked Mission," ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

City Hunter: The Motion Picture

When a mysterious soldier known only as the Professor takes his revenge on the Japanese government, havoc is wreaked throughout ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Cleopatra DC

Despite her membership within the powerful Corns Group, New Yorker ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Tekken: The Motion Picture

This animated feature (based on a popular video game) concerns the violent consequences of a family feud between ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Shanghai Affairs

A famished peasant who has inadvertently mastered the lethal art of king fu sparks a brutal gang war in a hard-hitting martial arts adventure starring Hong Kong superstar Donnie Yen. In addition to contributing to the fall of Fuehein's ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


Featuring Carlos Gallardo, star of Robert Rodriguez's cult-classic ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]


Animator of the groundbreaking animé classic Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo was the executive producer for this two-fisted Raiders of the Lost Ark-like animated action-adventure flick, based on a manga by Hiroshi Takashige and ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Lord of Hangzhou

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Soldier of Fortune, Inc

A group of truly exceptional soldiers put their services on the open market in this made-for-TV action-adventure drama. Major Matt Sheperd (Brad Johnson) was once one of the smartest, best trained, and most decorated individuals in the American ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

The Strike

Kickboxing instructor Damon (Andre Buckner) finds his world complicated by his brother, Joe (Tony Luke), who is involved with a shadowy mobster who arranges private fights on which to gamble. Once Joe ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Cheerleader Ninjas

Various cliques pair off for a brutal battle to defend their names in this cult item. Cheerleader Ninjas concerns the efforts of the titular squad to regain its reputation in the community ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Los Tres Animales

A vengeful criminal who carries out his jobs under names "The Rooster," "The Goat," and "The Parakeet" makes a deal with the devil in order to avenge the murder of his wife and daughter in a ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

La Mafia De Un Gallero

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La Venganza del Viejito

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Dead or Alive trilogy veterans Riki Takeuchi and Sho Aikawa re-team for this dark tale of two former best friends whose lives begin to ... [ Action movie - 1998 ]

Kikaida [TV Series]

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DragonBall Z: Captain Ginyu Saga

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La 4x4

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La Operacion Pesada

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La Banda del Mochaorejas

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Clave Secreta

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El Regreso de la Suburban Dorada

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Regreso Sangriento

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Sangre de Jinete

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La Siembra Prohibida

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