5Action Films Tonight and This Week

5Action Films Tonight and This Week

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Poster Date/Time Film IMDb ratings Audience Critics Ratings
The Shepherd of the Hills (1941) Tue 17 May
12:10p.m.
1h 38m
Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children The Shepherd of the Hills (1941) Action & Adventure
Young Matt Masters, an Ozark Mountains moonshiner, hates the father he has never seen, who apparently deserted Matt's mother and left her to die. His obsession contributes to the hatred rampant in the mountains. However, the arrival of a stranger, Daniel Howitt, begins to positively affect the mount... full film details
64%rottentomatoes rating N/A
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When The Daltons Rode (1940) Tue 17 May
2:15p.m.
1h 20m
Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children When The Daltons Rode (1940) Western
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than vil... full film details
55%rottentomatoes rating N/A
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The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) Wed 18 May
12:05p.m.
1h 31m
Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) Western
The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces to rob the First National Bank in Northfield, Minnesota, but things do not go as planned. full film details
44%rottentomatoes rating 73%rottentomatoes rating
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Journey to Shiloh (1968) Wed 18 May
2:00p.m.
1h 41m
Suitable for audiences aged four years and over Journey to Shiloh (1968) Action & Adventure
At the beginning of the Civil War, seven friends embark on a cross-country journey in order to join the Confederate army. full film details
14%rottentomatoes rating N/A
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The Punisher (2004) Wed 18 May
10:00p.m.
2h 4m
Not suitable for children under 15 years of age The Punisher (2004) Action & Adventure
When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family. full film details
63%rottentomatoes rating 29%rottentomatoes rating
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Death of a Gunfighter (1969) Thu 19 May
12:10p.m.
1h 34m
Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children Death of a Gunfighter (1969) Western
In the turn-of-the century Texas town of Cottownwood Springs, marshal Frank Patch is an old-style lawman in a town determined to become modern. When he kills drunken Luke Mills in self-defense, the town leaders decide it's time for a change. That ask for Patch's resignation, but he refuses on the ba... full film details
50%rottentomatoes rating 83%rottentomatoes rating
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Siege at Red River (1954) Thu 19 May
2:05p.m.
1h 21m
Suitable for audiences aged four years and over Siege at Red River (1954) Western
Cavalry Captain Farraday attempts to prevent the delivery of Gatling Guns into the hands of hostile Indians. full film details
33%rottentomatoes rating N/A
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Tumbleweed (1953) Fri 20 May
11:55a.m.
1h 19m
Suitable for audiences aged four years and over Tumbleweed (1953) Western
Jim Harvey is hired to guard a small wagon train as it makes its way west. The train is attacked by Indians and Harvey, hoping to persuade Aguila, the chief, to call off the attack due to Harvey's having saved his son's life, leaves the train to negotiate. He is captured and the rest of the train is... full film details
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The Way West (1967) Fri 20 May
1:40p.m.
N/A
Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children The Way West (1967)
In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who have joined his wagon train. He clashes with one of t... full film details
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The Green Berets (1968) Sat 21 May
12:00p.m.
2h 21m
Suitable for audiences aged four years and over The Green Berets (1968) War
Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for two missions in South Vietnam. The first is to strengthen a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy. The second is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General. full film details
61%rottentomatoes rating 23%rottentomatoes rating
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The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) Sat 21 May
2:45p.m.
2h 27m
Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) Action & Adventure
A cargo aircraft crashes in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for a replacement aircraft they will build to escape before their food and w... full film details
81%rottentomatoes rating 86%rottentomatoes rating
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Patton (1970) Sat 21 May
5:35p.m.
2h 51m
Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children Patton (1970) War / Biography / History / Drama
"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit... full film details
93%rottentomatoes rating 92%rottentomatoes rating
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The Enforcer (1976) Sat 21 May
9:00p.m.
1h 36m
Not suitable for children under 15 years of age The Enforcer (1976) Mystery & Thriller / Action & Adventure
Dirty Harry Callahan returns again, this time saddled with a rookie female partner. Together, they must stop a terrorist group consisting of angry Vietnam veterans. full film details
59%rottentomatoes rating 69%rottentomatoes rating
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End of Days (1999) Sat 21 May
11:00p.m.
2h
Not suitable for children under 15 years of age End of Days (1999) Horror
On 28 December 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, Satan decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride—a 20-year-old woman named Christine York. The world will end, and the only... full film details
32%rottentomatoes rating 11%rottentomatoes rating
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Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977) Sun 22 May
1:45p.m.
1h 53m
Suitable for audiences aged four years and over Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977) Science Fiction & Fantasy
Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince's wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. Sinbad, his crew, the Princess and the transformed Prince tra... full film details
55%rottentomatoes rating 60%rottentomatoes rating
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The Vikings (1958) Sun 22 May
4:05p.m.
1h 54m
Suitable for audiences aged four years and over The Vikings (1958) Action & Adventure
Einar, brutal son of Ragnar and future heir to his throne, tangles with Eric, a wily slave, for the hand of a beautiful English maiden. full film details
73%rottentomatoes rating 76%rottentomatoes rating
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Rio Lobo (1970) Sun 22 May
6:25p.m.
1h 54m
Suitable for audiences aged four years and over Rio Lobo (1970) Western
After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend. full film details
71%rottentomatoes rating 70%rottentomatoes rating
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Sudden Impact (1983) Sun 22 May
9:00p.m.
1h 57m
Not suitable for children under 15 years of age Sudden Impact (1983) Mystery & Thriller / Action & Adventure
When a young rape victim takes justice into her own hands and becomes a serial killer, it's up to Dirty Harry Callahan, on suspension from the SFPD, to bring her to justice. full film details
54%rottentomatoes rating 57%rottentomatoes rating
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Marauders (2016) Sun 22 May
11:20p.m.
1h 47m
Not suitable for children under 15 years of age Marauders (2016) Mystery & Thriller / Crime / Drama
An untraceable group of elite bank robbers is chased by a suicidal FBI agent who uncovers a deeper purpose behind the robbery-homicides. full film details
19%rottentomatoes rating 24%rottentomatoes rating
Audi: 19%rottentomatoes rating
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Siege at Red River (1954) Mon 23 May
12:25p.m.
1h 21m
Suitable for audiences aged four years and over Siege at Red River (1954) Western
Cavalry Captain Farraday attempts to prevent the delivery of Gatling Guns into the hands of hostile Indians. full film details
33%rottentomatoes rating N/A
Audi: 33%rottentomatoes rating
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The Wild and the Innocent (1959) Mon 23 May
2:15p.m.
1h 24m
Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children The Wild and the Innocent (1959) Western
Charming tale of mountaineer-trapper Murphy's first taste "big city" life with young, sweet Sandra Dee in tow. She flees her family, which tried to trade her for some of Murphy's beaver pelts, and tags along with the reluctant Murphy. They get into all manner of trouble in town, and Murphy has to sh... full film details
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The Last Stand (2013) Mon 23 May
9:00p.m.
1h 46m
Not suitable for children under 15 years of age The Last Stand (2013) Action & Adventure
Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction where the police are preparing to make a last stand to... full film details
53%rottentomatoes rating 61%rottentomatoes rating
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The Punisher (2004) Mon 23 May
11:10p.m.
2h 4m
Not suitable for children under 15 years of age The Punisher (2004) Action & Adventure
When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family. full film details
63%rottentomatoes rating 29%rottentomatoes rating
Audi: 63%rottentomatoes rating
Crit: 29%rottentomatoes rating
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