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Top 10 Action Movies of 2008

Below you can find our list with the best action films released in 2008. Learn more info about every one of them and watch their trailers. Also, you can find links to the full videos on Amazon. Enjoy it!

  1. Poster for the movie "Quantum of Solace"

    Quantum of Solace

    Director
    Marc Forster
    Runtime
    1 h 46 min
    Release Date
    30 October 2008
    Genres
    Adventure, Action, Thriller, Crime
    Overview
    Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.
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  2. Poster for the movie "Death Race"

    Death Race

    Director
    Paul W.S. Anderson
    Runtime
    1 h 45 min
    Release Date
    22 August 2008
    Genres
    Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
    Overview
    Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the 'Death Race', the biggest, most brutal event.
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  3. Poster for the movie "Pineapple Express"

    Pineapple Express

    Director
    David Gordon Green
    Runtime
    1 h 51 min
    Release Date
    6 August 2008
    Genres
    Action, Comedy
    Overview
    A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
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  4. Poster for the movie "Body of Lies"

    Body of Lies

    Director
    Ridley Scott
    Runtime
    2 h 08 min
    Release Date
    10 October 2008
    Genres
    Action, Drama, Thriller
    Overview
    The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – watches Ferris. At the other end of that real-time link is the CIA’s Ed Hoffman, strategizing events from thousands of miles away. And as Ferris nears the target, he discovers trust can be just as dangerous as it is necessary for survival.
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  5. Poster for the movie "Never Back Down"

    Never Back Down

    Director
    Jeff Wadlow
    Runtime
    1 h 55 min
    Release Date
    4 March 2008
    Genres
    Drama, Action
    Overview
    Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fight Scene at his new high school, after receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran fighter who trains him for one final no-holds-barred elimination fight with his nemesis and local martial arts champion Ryan McCarthy.
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  6. Poster for the movie "Rambo"

    Rambo

    Director
    Sylvester Stallone
    Runtime
    1 h 32 min
    Release Date
    24 January 2008
    Genres
    Action, Thriller
    Overview
    When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent memories of his time as a U.S. soldier during the Vietnam War, Rambo can hardly turn his back on the aid workers who so desperately need his help.
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  7. Poster for the movie "Wanted"

    Wanted

    Director
    Timur Bekmambetov
    Runtime
    1 h 50 min
    Release Date
    19 June 2008
    Genres
    Action, Thriller, Crime
    Overview
    Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.
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  8. Poster for the movie "Ip Man"

    Ip Man

    Director
    Wilson Yip
    Runtime
    1 h 48 min
    Release Date
    12 December 2008
    Genres
    Drama, Action, History
    Overview
    A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Directed by Wilson Yip, the film stars Donnie Yen in the lead role, and features fight choreography by Sammo Hung.
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  9. Poster for the movie "Taken"

    Taken

    Director
    Pierre Morel
    Runtime
    1 h 33 min
    Release Date
    18 February 2008
    Genres
    Action, Thriller
    Overview
    While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his best years possibly behind him, the job may be more than he can handle.
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  10. Poster for the movie "The Dark Knight"

    The Dark Knight

    Director
    Christopher Nolan
    Runtime
    2 h 32 min
    Release Date
    16 July 2008
    Genres
    Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
    Overview
    Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.
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