Shoot the Night with Jean-Paul Ly in the Action Packed NIGHTSHOOTERS

'Die Hard' Meets 'Shaun of the Dead' in This Fun, Fast-Paced Action Thriller. The perils of low-budget filmmaking are given a fresh and frenetic twist...

In Hell: Celebrating the ‘Shawshank Redemption’ of Van Damme Movies

It doesn't get any more ultimate than Van Damme's prison action classic 'In Hell' (2003). Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman combined to great effect in...

How ‘The Blues Brothers’ Blends Comedy, Music and Ultimate Action

Let us examine the timeless comedy, musical, actioner 'The Blues Brothers' (1980) upon its ultimateness. In his 2000 review of The Blues Brothers, author Kim...

Watch: What Makes ‘Aliens’ an ULTIMATE Action Classic

Check out this video essay on Sigourney Weaver in James Cameron's Aliens (1986). Truthbetold, the Ultimate Action Movie Club does not own copyrights on action movies...

How to Shape a Modern Kung Fu Actioner with ‘Lady Detective Shadow’

UAMC reviews 'Lady Detective Shadow' (2018) and its classic kung fu origins. Here's our Ultimate Action Movie Club review of Lady Detective Shadow directed by...

How Samurai Cop Became ‘The Room’ of Ultimate Action Movies

UAMC honors the ultimate incompetent police-thriller Samurai Cop (1991). Some bad action films gain infamy upon the moment they see the light of day. Other...

Starship Troopers: A Hilarious (Yet Low-Key Chilling) Action Satire

A celebration of Paul Verhoeven's self-aware sci-fi action classic Starship Troopers (1997). Though far more popular now than during its initial 1997 release, Paul Verhoeven’s...

The French Connection: The Original Ultimate Action Movie Prototype

Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider set the tone for the prototypical ultimate actioner with The French Connection (1971). The other week, I referred to Bullitt as...

The Rocketeer: The Fun Love Letter to Pulp Action That Failed

But we still ultimately love The Rocketeer (1991) and you should too! Though The Rocketeer is considered a cult classic these days, it was a...

Why John Woo’s ‘Hard Boiled’ is Pure Modern Action Perfection

UAMC honors legendary action director John Woo and his 1992 classic 'Hard Boiled' n his AV/Film review of John Woo’s Hard Boiled, Tom Breihan claimed,...