Rambo First Blood Part II is the Ultimate Action Movie. Period!

UAMC Discussion on Sylvester Stallone's greatest actioner. Rambo: Sir, do we get to win this time? Trautman: This time it’s up to you. Note: This post is...

How Tom Cruise Saved 90s Action Movies with Mission Impossible

Tom Cruise as the new action genre hero in Mission Impossible (1996) The year was 1996 and the action movie was in not in good...

UAMC Review: The Cannon Films Documentary ‘Electric Boogaloo’

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild Untold Story of Cannon Films It's a great day in DVD watching when you come across a documentary made with as much...

Exploring the Original Equalizer Movie ‘Blood and Wine’

Before Denzel's Reboot There Was Blood and Wine (1987) We here at the Ultimate Action Movie Club are excited for the return of Denzel Washington...

How Classic Cinema’s Sam Peckinpah Influenced Action Movies

From the 'The Wild Bunch and 'Cross of Iron' to modern action classics Recently I have been thinking about the origins of the genre of...

Liam Neeson in ‘Taken’: A Study of a Modern Action Hero

Hell Hath No Fury Like Liam Neeson in 'Taken' (2008). “I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you are...

Full Eclipse: An Action/Horror Hybid That’s a Howling Good Time

Werewolf cops run amok in LA in Full Eclipse (1993). I don’t know about you, but I’m a big fan of different movie genres coming...

Cop: James Woods Gives New Meaning to the Genre

James Woods Gets Dirty in the Genre-Defining 'Cop' (1988) Back in 1997, the adaptation of pulp crime writer James Ellrory’s novel L.A. Confidential hit the...

Timecop: When Van Damme Did Action Sci-Fi Right

Celebrating Van Damme's Sci-Fi Classic Timecop (1994) If Jean-Claude Van Damme were to ever get his hands on a time machine, he might well be...

Paparazzi: Cole Hauser is Mel Gibson’s Tabloid Revenge

Cole Hauser Takes on the Press in Mel Gibson's 'Paparazzi' (2004). In the 1980s, there was an actor that imbued all the live wire craziness...