Top 74 Executive Decision/The Rock Type Action Films & Shows

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Films similar to the 1996 Action flick.

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1. Typhoon (2005)

R | 124 min | Action

46 Metascore

A modern-day pirate plans a massive attack on North and South Korea.

Director: Kyung-taek Kwak | Stars: Dong-Gun Jang, Jung-jae Lee, Mi-yeon Lee, David Lee McInnis

Votes: 1,196 | Gross: $0.14M

2. Half Past Dead 2 (2007 Video)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime

Former WWE & WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg and hip-hop group Tha Dog Pound's Ricardo "Kurupt" Brown push life to the limit in this explosive sequel to the 2002 hit movie Half Past Dead.

Director: Art Camacho | Stars: Bill Goldberg, Kurupt, Jack Conley, Robert Madrid

Votes: 1,835

3. Operation Delta Force (1997 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Action, Thriller

A team of military experts and scientists go after a terrorist group that has seized a deadly virus and is threatening to release it.

Director: Sam Firstenberg | Stars: Ernie Hudson, Jeff Fahey, Rob Stewart, Frank Zagarino

Votes: 807

4. Strategic Command (1997)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Rick Harding is a former Marines officer, now working in the FBI as a chemical weapons designer. While packing up for the night, a group of armed soldiers led by wanted criminal Carlos ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Jacobson | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Paul Winfield, Richard Norton, Amanda Wyss

Votes: 627

5. The Last Castle (2001)

R | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

43 Metascore

A court-martialed General rallies together twelve hundred inmates to rise against a corrupt and sadistic warden.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Steve Burton

Votes: 66,369 | Gross: $18.21M

6. Escape Plan (2013)

R | 115 min | Action, Thriller

49 Metascore

When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 214,511 | Gross: $25.13M

7. Rapid Assault (1997 Video)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

A terrorist creates a biological weapon in an abandoned undersea lab. A government operative is dispatched to confiscate the weapon and eliminate the terrorist. This lone Navy SEAL must ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Tim Abell, Jeff Rector, Lisa Mazzetti, Arthur Roberts

Votes: 95

8. Warhead (1996)

R | 100 min | Action, Thriller

Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8... See full summary »

Director: Mark Roper | Stars: Frank Zagarino, Joe Lara, Elizabeth Giordano, Brian O'Shaughnessy

Votes: 202

9. The Expendables (2010)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

45 Metascore

A CIA operative hires a team of mercenaries to eliminate a Latin dictator and a renegade CIA agent.

Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren

Votes: 310,838 | Gross: $103.07M

10. B gai waak (1998)

95 min | Action

Loosely based on the Tokyo Nerve Gas Bombings, a terrorist cult plan the destruction of Hong Kong by deadly Sarin Gas if their leader is not released. One Hong Kong Cop and a seconded ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Law | Stars: Julian Cheung, Theresa Lee, Kenya Sawada, Qi Shu

Votes: 175

11. U.S. Seals II (2001 Video)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure

A commando of retired US SEALs must invade an island in North Japan from where a rogue ex-SEAL menaces to launch a nuclear strike against the US. Because of a leak of natural gas, fighting is restricted to blade weapons.

Director: Isaac Florentine | Stars: Michael Worth, Karen Kim, Damian Chapa, Marshall R. Teague

Votes: 741

12. Turbulent Skies (2010 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A new airplane that's equipped with a new computer that can fly the plane on its own is about to have its first flight. When the son of the owner decides to upload more software, he doesn't... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Brad Dourif, Nicole Eggert, Patrick Muldoon

Votes: 566

13. Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target (1998)

R | 94 min | Action

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.

Director: Mark Roper | Stars: Jim Fitzpatrick, Bryan Genesse, Greg Collins, John Simon Jones

Votes: 2,313

14. Strike Zone (2000 Video)

111 min | Action

In Sofia, Bulgaria, Lt. Col. John Hart, Lt. Rick Burns and an elite team of Navy SEALS are on a mission to stop the transfer of missile guidance technology to a Mid-Eastern country. The ... See full summary »

Director: J. Christian Ingvordsen | Stars: Frank Zagarino, Michael McClelland, Joe Lara, Billy Drago

Votes: 104

15. Armstrong (1998)

R | 99 min | Action, Thriller

Former Navy SEAL "Rod Armstrong" (Frank Zagarino) is now a freelance military trainer living in Moscow, Russia, who is unexpectedly visited by the man (Charles Napier) who trained him as a ... See full summary »

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Kimberley Kates, Frank Zagarino, Charles Napier, Joe Lara

Votes: 379

16. Agent Red (2000)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Captain Matt Hendricks and Dr. Linda Christian are locked in a submarine with Russian terrorists that threaten to launch a chemical virus on US territory.

Directors: Damian Lee, Jim Wynorski | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Meilani Paul, Aleksandr Kuznetsov, Natalie Radford

Votes: 988

17. Freedom Strike (1998)

R | 93 min | Drama, Action

When a peace treaty between America and Syria is thwarted, the renegade head of the Syrian army retaliates in a major way. He steals a nuclear weapon that only the Freedom Strike team can ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry P. Jacobs | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Tone Loc, Felicity Waterman, Jay Anthony

Votes: 360

18. Sonic Impact (1999)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Thriller

When a deranged criminal is caught, he is then being transported by plane, along with some other criminals. Through a stroke of luck he is able to subdue the Federal agents assigned to ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney McDonald | Stars: James Russo, Ice-T, Michael Harris, Sam Anderson

Votes: 400

19. Con Air (1997)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

52 Metascore

Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.

Director: Simon West | Stars: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Colm Meaney

Votes: 260,310 | Gross: $101.12M

20. Nowhere to Land (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Thriller

A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Jack Wagner, Christine Elise, James Sikking, Mark Lee

Votes: 779

21. Air Rage (2001 Video)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure

When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Ice-T, Cyril O'Reilly, Kimberly Oja, Steve Hytner

Votes: 576

22. Spooks (2002–2011)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.

Stars: Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones

Votes: 13,399

23. Below the Surface (2017– )

44 min | Drama, Thriller

Copenhagen, 2017. 15 innocent people are held hostage underground in a subway train.

Stars: Johannes Lassen, Alexandre Willaume, Peder Thomas Pedersen, Flemming Enevold

Votes: 1,064

24. 24 (2001–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.

Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard, Dennis Haysbert

Votes: 164,277

25. Seconds to Spare (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure, Action, Thriller

When a deadly assassin hijacks a passenger train, he threatens to detonate a deadly can of poison that can wipe out an entire city, if he isn't given a 25 million dollar Ransom. While the ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Kimberley Davies, Kate Beahan, Jerome Ehlers

Votes: 262

26. Airborne (1998)

R | 91 min | Action

Bill McNeil heads a black ops team called "Mach 1" called in to retrieve a cannister of deadly viral agent which was stolen from the government by an arms dealer. The team retrieve the ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Grant | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Kim Coates, Torri Higginson, Philip Akin

Votes: 591

27. Lethal Tender (1996)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

Bad guys are poisoning drinking water, and there is only one man who can stop them, Jeff Fahey.

Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Kim Coates, Carrie-Anne Moss, Gary Busey

Votes: 346

28. Derailed (2002)

R | 89 min | Action, Thriller

On an out of control train holding hostages and high-tech bio-weapons agent Kristoff (Van Damme) becomes a one man army to derail the terrorists and save the lives of everyone on board!

Director: Bob Misiorowski | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tomas Arana, Laura Harring, Susan Gibney

Votes: 6,903

29. The Peacekeeper (1997)

R | 98 min | Action

When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.

Director: Frédéric Forestier | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Michael Sarrazin, Montel Williams, Roy Scheider

Votes: 2,379

30. Critical Mass (2001)

R | 95 min | Action, Thriller

Jeffers works security at a nuclear power plant. The plant is being decommissioned, and a politician is touring the plant and videotaping his comments regarding the closing. A terrorist ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Treat Williams, Udo Kier, Lori Loughlin, Blake Clark

Votes: 381

Dishonorable mention

31. The Peacemaker (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

43 Metascore

A US Army colonel and a civilian woman supervising him must track down stolen Russian nuclear weapons before they're used by terrorists.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Marcel Iures, Aleksandr Baluev

Votes: 51,585 | Gross: $41.26M

32. The Unit (2006–2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

Stars: Dennis Haysbert, Regina Taylor, Audrey Marie Anderson, Robert Patrick

Votes: 18,969

33. Behind Enemy Lines (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

49 Metascore

A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.

Director: John Moore | Stars: Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 95,246 | Gross: $59.07M

34. Mission: Impossible II (2000)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

59 Metascore

I.M.F. Agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is sent to Sydney, Australia to find and destroy a genetically modified disease called "Chimera".

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Ving Rhames

Votes: 294,736 | Gross: $215.41M

35. Desert Thunder (1999)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama

Terrorists threaten to launch a missile armed with deadly disease at Europe. A special unit is put together to stop them.

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Tim Abell, Daniel Baldwin, Ari Barak, Melissa Brasselle

Votes: 338

36. Militia (2000)

R | 89 min | Action, Adventure

An ATF agent goes undercover to retrieve stolen anthrax missiles.

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Dean Cain, Jennifer Beals, Frederic Forrest, Stacy Keach

Votes: 617

37. Red Sky (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Thriller

Disgraced Top Gun fighter pilot Butch Masters leads a rogue squad in recovery of a WMD. Masters must navigate a fractured friendship, a love triangle, and must take to the skies to reclaim his military and personal honor.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Cam Gigandet, Shane West, Rachael Leigh Cook, Mario Van Peebles

Votes: 1,358

38. Rangers (2000 Video)

R | 99 min | Action

A black ops unit goes to middle east after a terrorist. They are betrayed and their operative is caught. Later, unit leader starts an investigation. Meanwile the enemy offers the operative a chance for revenge against his superiors.

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Glenn Plummer, Matt McCoy, Corbin Bernsen, Dartanyan Edmonds

Votes: 189

39. S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A SWAT compound comes under fire from an international terrorist who relentlessly and violently pursues a mystery man who was apprehended by Seattle SWAT after a raid went horribly wrong.

Director: Tony Giglio | Stars: Sam Jaeger, Adrianne Palicki, Michael Jai White, Kyra Zagorsky

Votes: 1,821

40. The Pandora Project (1998)

R | 89 min | Action, Thriller

A CIA agent has to stop a former associate who has stolen a weapon which kills people without harming buildings, all before he is to get married in a few days.

Directors: John Terlesky, Jim Wynorski | Stars: Daniel Baldwin, Erika Eleniak, Richard Tyson, Tony Todd

Votes: 438

41. Half Past Dead (2002)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

23 Metascore

This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.

Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Morris Chestnut, Steven Seagal, Matt Battaglia, Ja Rule

Votes: 13,851 | Gross: $15.36M

42. Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday (1997 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Action, Thriller

A ship captained by the father (Dale Dye) of the leader (Michael McGrady) of Delta Force is taken hostage by terrorists. As might be expected the force is sent in to stop them.

Director: Yossi Wein | Stars: Michael McGrady, John Simon Jones, Robert Patteri, Todd Jensen

Votes: 341

43. The Expendables 2 (2012)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

51 Metascore

Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.

Director: Simon West | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Liam Hemsworth, Randy Couture, Jean-Claude Van Damme

Votes: 279,974 | Gross: $85.02M

44. Purple Storm (1999)

112 min | Action

Khmer Rouge terrorist Kieron Chow and his unit arrive in Hong Kong for their latest mission. Todd, Chow's son and fiercely loyal right-hand man, sustains a serious head wound. Now a total ... See full summary »

Director: Teddy Chan | Stars: Daniel Wu, Kwok-Leung Gan, Emil Chau, Josie Ho

Votes: 605

45. Strike Back (2010– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Follows the actions of Section 20, a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct several high risk missions across the globe.

Stars: Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Michelle Lukes, Daniel MacPherson

Votes: 27,141

46. Stratton (2017)

R | 95 min | Action, Thriller

26 Metascore

A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.

Director: Simon West | Stars: Dominic Cooper, Austin Stowell, Gemma Chan, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 3,950

47. Unlocked (I) (2017)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

46 Metascore

A CIA interrogator is lured into a ruse that puts London at risk of a biological attack.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom, Toni Collette, John Malkovich

Votes: 24,778

48. Maximum Conviction (2012)

R | 98 min | Action, Thriller

When former black ops operative Cross (Seagal) and his partner Manning (Austin) are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners.... See full summary »

Director: Keoni Waxman | Stars: Steven Seagal, Steve Austin, Michael Paré, Ian Robison

Votes: 6,169