1001 USA Movies (Part 01. Action, Adventures)by k_scaner | created - 22 Sep 2014 | updated - 22 Sep 2014 | Public
- Instant Watch Options
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
2. F.T.W. (1994)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Frank T. Wells has just been released from prison after serving a term for manslaughter. Frank's a reasonably honest man and a good rodeo rider. When he meets up with Scarlett, a bank ... See full summary »
3. American Ninja (1985)
R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
American soldier, obviously very skilled in martial arts, single-handedly takes on mercenaries in the Philippines.
Votes: 12,628 | Gross: $10.50M
4. American Cop (1995 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
An LA cop on vacation in Russia is mistaken for a US federal agent and gets pulled into involvement with the Russian Mafia.
6. Angel of Destruction (1994)
R | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When a controversial rock star is stalked by a psychotic fan, undercover cop Brit Alwood is called in to help. But when Brit's kid sister Jo finds out about the crime, she sets out for ... See full summary »
7. Arctic Blue (1993)
R | 95 min | Action, Thriller
A man from L.A. gets a job as ecologist in Alaska's wilderness. He takes part in arresting and transporting a trapper wanted for murder. But the trapper Ben (Rutger Hauer) and his friends will do anything to free Ben.
8. The Ice Runner (1992)
R | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
US-agent West travels to Moscow for the CIA in order to buy Russian weapons and to send them to the rebels in Afghanistan. When West gets caught he hides his identity and receives 15 years ... See full summary »
9. No Mercy (1986)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A Chicago detective, seeking to avenge his partner's death, travels to New Orleans, where he unexpectedly becomes involved in a cat and mouse game of survival.
Votes: 6,252 | Gross: $12.30M
10. Raw Deal (1986)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A former FBI agent turned small-town sheriff agrees to help the FBI chief infiltrate the Chicago mafia when the FBI chief's son is killed by them.
Votes: 27,931 | Gross: $16.21M
11. Fearless Tiger (1991 Video)
R | 88 min | Action, Drama
A man's brother dies of an overdose from a new and potent drug introduced by a drug gang. He puts off his wedding to a beautiful model and postpones taking over the family business while he... See full summary »
12. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.
Votes: 830,947 | Gross: $2.83M
14. Next of Kin (1989)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Votes: 8,548 | Gross: $15.94M
15. The Enforcer (1976)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Dirty Harry must foil a terrorist organization made up of disgruntled Vietnam veterans. But this time, he's teamed with a rookie female partner that he's not too excited to be working with.
Votes: 38,198 | Gross: $46.20M
18. Under Siege (1992)
R | 103 min | Action, Thriller
An ex-Navy Seal turned cook is the only person who can stop a group of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. battleship.
Votes: 71,211 | Gross: $83.36M
19. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.
Votes: 41,312 | Gross: $50.02M
20. Stringer (1992)
R | 85 min | Thriller
Frank Simmonetti is working as a "stringer", a photo journalist taking all the pictures he wants to. His assistants can't work with him for a long time, except the ex-cop Jack who lives in ... See full summary »
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama
Al is hired by an acquaintance who happens to be the local mob boss to track down his own brother who's wanted by the mafia for the murder of an important gangster figure. Is blood thicker than water?
22. Wind (I) (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Will Parker, played by Matthew Modine, loses the Americas Cup, the worlds biggest sailing prize, to the Australians and decides to form his own syndicate to win it back.
Votes: 2,306 | Gross: $5.52M
23. No Contest (1995)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Andrew Dice Clay takes over a hotel during a beauty pageant taking several pageant contestants hostage since one of them is a rich senator's daughter.
24. Out for Justice (1991)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The gruesome murder of a Brooklyn Detective will turn the case into a personal vendetta when the deceased's best friend and fellow officer will unleash an all-out attack against a psychotic Mafia enforcer's brutal gang.
Votes: 19,968 | Gross: $39.67M
25. Skins (1994)
R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A married couple is separated because of the husband's drinking. They are reunited to seek justice when their homosexual son is murdered by Neo- Nazi skinheads.
28. Private Wars (1993 Video)
R | 88 min | Action
A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a huge business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes ... See full summary »
29. In Pursuit of Honor (1995 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Western
In 1932, a modernizing U.S. Army orders the Cavalry to destroy its horses but some sympathetic cavalrymen, defying orders, steal the horses in order to save them from destruction, to the dismay of the top Army-brass.
30. Eight Hundred Leagues Down the Amazon (1993)
PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Adventure
Outlaw Joam Garral makes a clandestine journey down the crocodile and piranha infested Amazon river to attend his daughter's marriage. Not only must he brave the dangers of the Amazonian ... See full summary »
31. Red Sun Rising (1994)
R | 95 min | Action
Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up... See full summary »
32. Hostile Intentions (1995)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Three young American women have a wild drunken fling south of the border. They find some rough folks to party with at a Mexican mansion, a Mexican jail and the U.S.-Mexican border.
34. Direct Hit (1994 Video)
R | 89 min | Action, Drama
Veteran hit-man Hatch wants to retire, but they have one, final, important job for him. Even though he's cold-blooded, he realizes he feels compassion for Savannah and tries to figure out a... See full summary »
35. Extreme Justice (1993)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A rogue cop joins an elite L.A.P.D. unit who secretly operate as a vigilante death squad, but soon begins to question their methods.
37. Mobsters (1991)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama
From start to finish, it's a story of friendship between 4 street-wise males who don't mind using violence to achieve the lives that they want. They trust no one but each other which is vital to their success as mobsters.
Votes: 7,861 | Gross: $20.25M
39. Top Dog (1995)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
With his cop companion shot and killed by terrorists, Reno The Dog pairs up with tough cop Jake in thwarting the criminal organization.
Votes: 2,922 | Gross: $5.09M
41. Eye of the Stranger (1993)
R | 96 min | Drama
A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the... See full summary »
45. Thunder in Paradise (1993 Video)
PG | 104 min | Adventure
Terry "Hulk" Hogan stars as R. J. "Hurricane" Spencer who is an ex-Navy S. E. A. L. and confirmed bachelor struggling to make ends meet. In order to save his superboat THUNDER (and ... See full summary »
47. Thunder in Paradise 3 (1995 Video)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Spencer and Bru break into his HQ and capture notorious drug lord Manuel Santiago of a DEA Agent. Santiago's angered assistant, Mason Lee, takes the school hostage where Kelly is teaching ... See full summary »
48. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama