Best Action Movies of 1999


The Matrix

8.7/10 IMDB

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano, Gloria Foster, Marcus Chong, Paul Goddard, Robert Taylor, Julian Arahanga ..
Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Release date: 1999-03-30

The Iron Giant

8.1/10 IMDB

In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.

Starring: Eli Marienthal, Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Christopher McDonald, Harry Connick Jr., John Mahoney, Cloris Leachman, James Gammon, M. Emmet Walsh, Jack Angel ..
Directed by: Brad Bird
Release date: 1999-08-06

The Boondock Saints

7.7/10 IMDB

Tired of the crime overrunning the streets of Boston, Irish Catholic twin brothers Conner and Murphy are inspired by their faith to cleanse their hometown of evil with their own brand of zealous vigilante justice. As they hunt down and kill one notorious gangster after another, they become controversial folk heroes in the community. But Paul Smecker, an eccentric FBI agent, is fast closing in on their blood-soaked trail.

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus, Sean Patrick Flanery, David Della Rocco, David Ferry, Brian Mahoney, Billy Connolly, Carlo Rota, Ron Jeremy, Bob Marley ..
Directed by: Troy Duffy
Release date: 1999-01-22

The Mummy

7.1/10 IMDB

Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell stumbles upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle to claim the area in 1920s Egypt. It has been over three thousand years since former High Priest Imhotep suffered a fate worse than death as a punishment for a forbidden love—along with a curse that guarantees eternal doom upon the world if he is ever awoken.

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Oded Fehr, Arnold Vosloo, Kevin J. O'Connor, Erick Avari, Jonathan Hyde, Bernard Fox, Patricia Velásquez ..
Directed by: Stephen Sommers
Release date: 1999-04-16


7.1/10 IMDB

With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners and the crooked cops on his tail learn how bad payback can be.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Kris Kristofferson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer, Bill Duke, Deborah Kara Unger, John Glover, William Devane, Lucy Liu ..
Directed by: Brian Helgeland
Release date: 1999-02-05

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

6.5/10 IMDB

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Pernilla August, Frank Oz, Oliver Ford Davies ..
Directed by: George Lucas
Release date: 1999-05-19

Three Kings

7.1/10 IMDB

A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change everything.

Starring: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze, Cliff Curtis, Nora Dunn, Jamie Kennedy, Saïd Taghmaoui, Mykelti Williamson, Holt McCallany ..
Directed by: David O. Russell
Release date: 1999-04-21

The 13th Warrior

6.6/10 IMDB

A Muslim ambassador exiled from his homeland, Ahmad ibn Fadlan finds himself in the company of Vikings. While the behavior of the Norsemen initially offends ibn Fadlan, the more cultured outsider grows to respect the tough, if uncouth, warriors. During their travels together, ibn Fadlan and the Vikings get word of an evil presence closing in, and they must fight the frightening and formidable force, which was previously thought to exist only in legend.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Dennis Storhøi, Vladimir Kulich, Omar Sharif, Anders T. Andersen, Richard Bremmer, Tony Curran, Mischa Hausserman, Neil Maffin ..
Directed by: John McTiernan
Release date: 1999-08-13


6.8/10 IMDB

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.

Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe, Don McKellar, Oscar Hsu, Callum Keith Rennie, Christopher Eccleston, Sarah Polley, Robert A. Silverman ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1999-04-14

The World Is Not Enough

6.4/10 IMDB

Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to protect a beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic submarine showdown, Bond works to defuse the international power struggle that has the world's oil supply hanging in the balance.

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau, Robert Carlyle, Denise Richards, Robbie Coltrane, Desmond Llewelyn, John Cleese, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Samantha Bond, Michael Kitchen ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 1999-11-17

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

6.4/10 IMDB

In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her mission to reclaim god's diminished kingdom - through her amazing victories until her violent and untimely death.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, John Malkovich, Vincent Cassel, Tchéky Karyo, Rab Affleck, Stéphane Algoud, Edwin Apps, David Bailie ..
Directed by: Luc Besson
Release date: 1999-10-27

Blue Streak

6.3/10 IMDB

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as an LAPD detective.

Starring: Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, Dave Chappelle, Peter Greene, Nicole Ari Parker, William Forsythe, Graham Beckel, Robert Miranda, Olek Krupa, Saverio Guerra ..
Directed by: Les Mayfield
Release date: 1999-09-17

End of Days

5.8/10 IMDB

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 and searching for his chosen bride — a 20-year-old woman named Christine York. The world will end, and the only hope lies within an atheist named Jericho Cane.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Pollak, Robin Tunney, CCH Pounder, Rod Steiger, Derrick O'Connor, Miriam Margolyes, Udo Kier, Mark Margolis ..
Directed by: Peter Hyams
Release date: 1999-11-24

The Limey

6.9/10 IMDB

The Limey follows Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling Valentine and an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals, hoping to find clues and piece together what happened. After surviving a near-death beating, getting thrown from a building and being chased down a dangerous mountain road, the Englishman decides to dole out some bodily harm of his own.

Starring: Terence Stamp, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzmán, Barry Newman, Joe Dallesandro, Nicky Katt, Peter Fonda, Amelia Heinle, Melissa George, William Lucking ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 1999-05-15

True Crime

6.6/10 IMDB

Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, LisaGay Hamilton, James Woods, Denis Leary, Bernard Hill, Diane Venora, Michael McKean, Michael Jeter, Mary McCormack ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1999-03-19

Deep Blue Sea

5.9/10 IMDB

Researchers on the undersea lab Aquatica have genetically altered the brains of captive sharks to develop a cure for Alzheimer's disease. But there's an unexpected side effect: the sharks got smarter, faster, and more dangerous. After a big storm damages their remote research facility, they must fight for their lives.

Starring: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, LL Cool J, Michael Rapaport, Samuel L. Jackson, Stellan Skarsgård, Jacqueline McKenzie, Aida Turturro, Cristos, Daniel Rey ..
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Release date: 1999-07-28
Best Action Movies of 1999 : Batman Beyond: The Movie

Batman Beyond: The Movie

7.7/10 IMDB

Fuelled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis becomes the new Batman as he fights crime in the futuristic Gotham City.

Starring: Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Michael Ansara, Linda Hamilton, Sherman Howard, Teri Garr, Seth Green, George Takei, Bruce Timm, Rino Romano ..
Directed by: Curt Geda, Dan Riba, Yukio Suzuki, Butch Lukic
Release date: 1999-01-10

Plunkett & MacLeane

6.3/10 IMDB

Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of their belongings. With Plunkett's criminal know-how and Macleane's social connections, they team up to be soon known as "The Gentlemen Highwaymen". But when one day these gentlemen hold up Lord Chief Justice Gibson's coach, Macleane instantly falls in love with his beautiful and cunning niece, Lady Rebecca Gibson. Unfortunately, Thief Taker General Chance, who also is quite fond of Rebecca, is getting closer and closer to getting both.

Starring: Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Liv Tyler, Ken Stott, Michael Gambon, Alan Cumming, Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller, Tommy Flanagan, Iain Robertson ..
Directed by: Jake Scott
Release date: 1999-01-22

Mystery Men

6.1/10 IMDB

When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Geoffrey Rush, Claire Forlani, William H. Macy, Hank Azaria, Janeane Garofalo, Kel Mitchell, Paul Reubens, Jenifer Lewis, Stacey Travis ..
Directed by: Kinka Usher
Release date: 1999-08-06

The Corruptor

6.0/10 IMDB

Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Chow Yun-Fat, Byron Mann, Kim Chan, Ric Young, Paul Ben-Victor, Jon Kit Lee, Andrew Pang, Elizabeth Lindsey, Brian Cox ..
Directed by: James Foley
Release date: 1999-03-12

Wild Wild West

4.9/10 IMDB

Legless Southern inventor Dr. Arliss Loveless plans to rekindle the Civil War by assassinating President U.S. Grant. Only two men can stop him: gunfighter James West and master-of-disguise and inventor Artemus Gordon. The two must team up to thwart Loveless' plans.

Starring: Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Salma Hayek, M. Emmet Walsh, Ted Levine, Frederique van der Wal, Musetta Vander, Sofia Eng, Garcelle Beauvais ..
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Release date: 1999-06-29


6.8/10 IMDB

An outlaw band flees a posse and rides into Refuge, a small town where no one carries a gun, drinks, or swears. The town is actually Purgatory, and the peaceful inhabitants are all famous dead outlaws and criminals such as Doc Holiday and Wild Bill Hickok who must redeem themselves before gaining admittance to Heaven... or screw up and go to Hell.

Starring: Sam Shepard, Eric Roberts, Randy Quaid, Peter Stormare, Brad Rowe, Donnie Wahlberg, R. G. Armstrong, JD Souther, Amelia Heinle, Shannon Kenny ..
Directed by: Uli Edel
Release date: 1999-01-10

Lake Placid

5.8/10 IMDB

When a man is eaten alive by an unknown creature, the local Game Warden teams up with a paleontologist from New York to find the beast. Add to the mix an eccentric philanthropist with a penchant for "Crocs", and here we go! This quiet, remote lake is suddenly the focus of an intense search for a crocodile with a taste for live animals...and people!

Starring: Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Oliver Platt, Brendan Gleeson, Betty White, David Lewis, Tim Dixon, Natassia Malthe, Mariska Hargitay, Meredith Salenger ..
Directed by: Steve Miner
Release date: 1999-07-15
Best Action Movies of 1999 : Making 'The Matrix'

Making 'The Matrix'

8.5/10 IMDB

A promotional making-of documentary for the film Matrix, The (1999) that devotes its time to explaining the digital and practical effects contained in the film. This is very interesting, seeing as how they're giving away the cinematic secrets that they created solely for the this movie, that have now been spoofed and referenced in countless other films.

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Joe Pantoliano, Barrie M. Osborne, Joel Silver, Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Yuen Woo-ping ..
Directed by: Josh Oreck
Release date: 1999-09-21

Universal Soldier: The Return

4.2/10 IMDB

Luc Deveraux, the heroic former Universal Soldier, is about to be thrown into action once again. When SETH, the supercomputer-controlled ultra-warrior, decides to take revenge and destroy its creators, only Luc can stop it. All hell breaks loose as Luc battles SETH and a deadly team of perfect soldiers in a struggle that pits man against machine and good against evil.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Kiana Tom, Bill Goldberg, Michael Jai White, Heidi Schanz, Xander Berkeley, Justin Lazard, Daniel von Bargen, James Black, Karis Paige Bryant ..
Directed by: Mic Rodgers
Release date: 1999-08-05
Best Action Movies of 1999 : Hornblower: The Frogs and the Lobsters

Hornblower: The Frogs and the Lobsters

7.9/10 IMDB

Lieutenant Hornblower and his shipmates are sent to accompany a doomed royalist invasion of revolutionary France.

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Antony Sher, John Shrapnel, Samuel West, Peter Vaughan, Jean Badin, Jamie Bamber, Paul Copley, Jonathan Coy ..
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Release date: 1999-04-02
Best Action Movies of 1999 : Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil

Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil

7.8/10 IMDB

Acting Lieutenant Hornblower and his crew are captured by the enemy while escorting a Duchess who has secrets of her own.

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Cherie Lunghi, Christopher Fulford, Ronald Pickup, Jamie Bamber, Jonathan Coy, John Woodvine, Paul Copley, Sean Gilder ..
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Release date: 1999-02-24


5.1/10 IMDB

Eddie Lomax (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is a drifter who has been in a suicidal funk since the death of his close friend Johnny (Danny Trejo). Riding his motorcycle into a small desert town where Johnny once lived, Lomax is confronted by a gang of toughs, who beat him and steal his bike. However, Lomax is not a man to take an injustice lying down, and soon he begins exacting a violent revenge on the men who stole his motorcycle, with local handyman Jubal Early (Pat Morita) lending a hand and several area ladies offering aid and comfort.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Pat Morita, Danny Trejo, Gabrielle Fitzpatrick, Larry Drake, Vincent Schiavelli, David "Shark" Fralick, Silas Weir Mitchell, Jaime Pressly, Bill Erwin ..
Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Release date: 1999-09-25

WWE WrestleMania XV

7.0/10 IMDB

Stone Cold Steve Austin faces The Rock with the WWE Championship on the line. Mankind faces Big Show. Kane clashes with Triple H. The Road Dogg, Ken Shamrock, Goldust, and Val Venis compete in a Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship and more!

Starring: Steve Austin, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Calaway, Ray Traylor, William Moody, Andrew Martin, Sean Waltman, Rena Marlette Lesnar, Torrie Wilson, Glenn Jacobs ..
Directed by: Kevin Dunn, Vince McMahon
Release date: 1999-03-28


5.0/10 IMDB

When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, William Baldwin, Donald Sutherland, Joanna Pacula, Marshall Bell, Sherman Augustus, Cliff Curtis, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Levan Uchaneishvili, Yuri Chervotkin ..
Directed by: John Bruno
Release date: 1999-01-14

A Murder of Crows

6.3/10 IMDB

After a lawyer gets disbared, he goes off to write a book about his experience. He meets a man who lets him read his manuscript. The man dies and the lawyer passes the book off as his. Just when the book becomes a big success. He gets arrested for the true life murders of the five lawyers in his book. He then finds himself, trying to prove that he is innocent of the murders

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Tom Berenger, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Eric Stoltz, Mark Pellegrino, Ashley Laurence, Carmen Argenziano, Marisa Petroro, Doug Wert, Gaelle Comparat ..
Directed by: Rowdy Herrington
Release date: 1999-07-06

Grand Theft Auto 2

7.6/10 IMDB

Promotional live-action film made for the video game of the same name.

Starring: Scott Maslen, Martin Pfefferkorn, Dan Houser ..
Directed by: Alex De Rakoff
Release date: 1999-09-30
Best Action Movies of 1999 : Babylon 5: A Call to Arms

Babylon 5: A Call to Arms

7.2/10 IMDB

Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."

Starring: Bruce Boxleitner, Jerry Doyle, Jeff Conaway, Carrie Dobro, Peter Woodward, Tracy Scoggins, Tony Todd, Tony Maggio, Michael Harris, Scott MacDonald ..
Directed by: Michael Vejar
Release date: 1999-05-12

WCW Spring Stampede 1999

7.3/10 IMDB

The WCW World Heavyweight Championship is decided in a Four Corners Match when "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair defends against "Diamond" Dallas Page, Sting and Hollywood Hulk Hogan. "Big Poppa Pump" Scott Steiner and Booker T battle for the vacant WCW United States Championship. Goldberg meets Kevin Nash. Rey Misterio Jr. and Billy Kidman battle for the WCW Cruiserweight Championship and much more!

Starring: Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, Steve Borden, Page Falkinburg Jr., Randy Poffo, Bill Goldberg, Kevin Nash, Larry Pfohl, Booker Huffman, Scott Rechsteiner ..
Directed by: Craig Leathers, Eric Bischoff
Release date: 1999-04-11

WWE St. Valentine's Day Massacre: In Your House

7.1/10 IMDB

There’s no love lost between Superstars at WWE St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. The Rock challenges Mankind for the WWE Championship. Stone Cold Steve Austin battles Mr. McMahon in a Steel Cage Match. D-Lo Brown & Mark Henry challenge for the WWE World Tag Team Championship. Plus, Ken Shamrock faces Val Venis and more!

Starring: Steve Austin, Vince McMahon, Mick Foley, Dwayne Johnson, Glenn Jacobs, Paul Michael Lévesque, Sean Waltman, Sean Allen Morley, Ken Kilpatrick, Owen Hart ..
Directed by: Kevin Dunn, Vince McMahon
Release date: 1999-02-14

Inspector Gadget

4.1/10 IMDB

John Brown is a bumbling but well-intentioned security guard who is badly injured in an explosion planned by an evil mastermind. He is taken to a laboratory, where Brenda, a leading robotics surgeon, replaces his damaged limbs with state-of-the-art gadgets and tools. Named "Inspector Gadget" by the press, John -- along with his niece, Penny, and her trusty dog, Brain -- uses his new powers to discover who was behind the explosion.

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett, Joely Fisher, Michelle Trachtenberg, Andy Dick, Cheri Oteri, Mike Hagerty, Dabney Coleman, D.L. Hughley, René Auberjonois ..
Directed by: David Kellogg
Release date: 1999-07-23

In Too Deep

6.2/10 IMDB

Drug lord Dwayne Gittens rules Cincinnati with an iron fist. No wonder he's known as "God" on the streets. Determined to break Gittens' stranglehold on the city is undercover cop Jeffrey Cole. But as Cole takes on an assumed identity to penetrate Gittens' criminal empire, he makes a disturbing discovery -- he kind of likes being a gangster.

Starring: Omar Epps, LL Cool J, Nia Long, Stanley Tucci, Hill Harper, Jake Weber, Pam Grier, Richard Brooks, David Patrick Kelly, Hassan Johnson ..
Directed by: Michael Rymer
Release date: 1999-08-25

WWE Backlash: In Your House

6.8/10 IMDB

Shane McMahon serves as the special guest referee when Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock battle for the WWE Championship. The Godfather defends the WWE Intercontinental Championship against Goldust. Mankind and Big Show battle in a Boiler Room Brawl. Al Snow faces Hardcore Holly for the Hardcore Championship. Triple H faces X-Pac and more!

Starring: Steve Austin, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Calaway, Ken Kilpatrick, Paul Michael Lévesque, Sean Waltman, Mick Foley, Paul Wight, Brian James, Monty Sopp ..
Directed by: Kevin Dunn, Vince McMahon
Release date: 1999-04-25
Best Action Movies of 1999 : WCW Halloween Havoc 1999

WCW Halloween Havoc 1999

6.3/10 IMDB

"Diamond" Dallas Page battles "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair in a Strap Match. Goldberg faces Sid Vicious for the WCW United States Championship. "The Total Package" Lex Luger challenges "The Hitman" Bret Hart. Eddy Guerrero faces Perry Saturn. Plus, Sting and more!

Starring: Hulk Hogan, Steve Borden, Bill Goldberg, Sid Eudy, Page Falkinburg Jr., Ric Flair, Bret Hart, Larry Pfohl, Rob Rechsteiner, Chris Benoit ..
Directed by: Bill Busch
Release date: 1999-10-24

The Debt Collector

6.5/10 IMDB

Mean, gritty, dirty and low, and that's just the policeman Gary Keltie, out for retribution for the horrendous crimes against the helpless people of Edinburgh during the 1970s, by notorious, torturous, and killer, debt collector Nickie Dryden.

Starring: Billy Connolly, Ken Stott, Francesca Annis, Iain Robertson, Annette Crosbie, Alastair Galbraith, Ford Kiernan, Ronni Ancona, Phil McKee, Shauna Macdonald ..
Directed by: Anthony Neilson
Release date: 1999-06-25


5.6/10 IMDB

Dooley and his dog Jerry Lee still are active as a police team with the LAPD. However, years starting and counting Captain Roger Byers thinks they urgently need to do something with their condition. He even forces them to work with a second team: the one of the young Sergeant Welles and her disciplined Dobermann Zeus. Dooley and Jerry Lee thinks they can work without their new partners but a mysterious sharp-shooter forces them to the ultimate cooperation

Starring: Jim Belushi, Christine Tucci, James Handy, Wade Williams, Mac, Scotch Ellis Loring, J.J. Johnston, Joe Palese, Diane Mizota, Calida Jones ..
Directed by: Charles T. Kanganis
Release date: 1999-12-07
Best Action Movies of 1999 : Power Rangers Lost Galaxy: Return of the Magna Defender

Power Rangers Lost Galaxy: Return of the Magna Defender

6.2/10 IMDB

The MAGNA DEFENDER arrives, on Terra-Venture, in search of the "Lights Of Orion": a source of power, that would give it's possessor(s) an advantage, over their enemies... Who'll be victorious - SCORPIOUS, the MAGNA DEFENDER, or the POWER RANGERS of the LOST GALAXY?!!

Release date: 1999-12-07
Best Action Movies of 1999 : Caribbean Undercover

Caribbean Undercover

5.9/10 IMDB

Thieves are smuggling computer chips out of St. Maartens Island. What better reason for a cast of drop-dead gorgeous babes to drop their clothes for secret agent men and each other?

Starring: Tera Patrick, Jessica Drake, Caroline Cage, Vanda Vitus, Evan Stone, Mickey G., Brick Majors, Anthony Crane, Mark Davis, Judith Kostner ..
Directed by: Nicholas Steele
Release date: 1999-10-08
Best Action Movies of 1999 : Grand Theft Auto 2: The Movie

Grand Theft Auto 2: The Movie

7.6/10 IMDB

Live-Action shortfilm that Rockstar Games made for GTA2. It depicts a day in the life of Claude Speed, the main character of the game.

Starring: Scott Maslen, Dan Houser, Martin Pfefferkorn ..
Directed by: Alex De Rakoff
Release date: 1999-09-30

The Hunley

6.6/10 IMDB

CSS Hunley tells the incredible true story of the crew of the manually propelled submarine CSS Hunley, during the siege of Charleston of 1864. It is a story of heroism in the face of adversity, the Hunley being the first submersible to sink an enemy boat in time of war. It also relates the human side of the story relating the uncommon and extaordinary temperament of the 9 men who led the Hunley into history and died valiantly accomplishing this feat.

Starring: Armand Assante, Donald Sutherland, Chris Bauer, Gerry Becker, Sebastian Roché, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alex Jennings, Michael Dolan, Jeff Mandon, Frank Vogt ..
Directed by: John Gray
Release date: 1999-07-11

Bravo Two Zero

6.7/10 IMDB

When an elite eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines, their mission is clear: take out Saddam Hussein's SCUD missile systems. But when communications are cut and the team finds themselves surrounded by Saddam's army, their only hope is to risk capture and torture in a desperate 185-kilometer run to the Syrian border. Based on the true story of a British Special Forces unit behind enemy lines during the Gulf War, Bravo Two Zero explores the tragedies and triumphs of men taken to the edge of survival in the Persian Gulf War.

Starring: Sean Bean, Steve Nicholson, Rick Warden, Robert Hobbs, Richard Graham, Ian Curtis, Jamie Bartlett, Ian Curtis ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1999-10-07
Best Action Movies of 1999 : Angel's Dance

Angel's Dance

6.2/10 IMDB

A young hitman is asked to prove himself by killing an innocent woman.

Starring: Jim Belushi, Sheryl Lee, Kyle Chandler, Frank John Hughes, Jon Polito, Ned Bellamy, Kevin Cooney, Mark Carlton, Mac Davis, David Bickford ..
Directed by: David L. Corley
Release date: 1999-02-25

Chill Factor

5.2/10 IMDB

A store clerk and an ice cream truck driver are thrown together when a dying scientist entrusts them with a deadly chemical kept in ice. This chemical will kill every living thing once it melts. They have to take the chemical codenamed 'Elvis' to the next nearest military base while being chased by terrorists who want it to hold the country for ransom.

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Peter Firth, David Paymer, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Judson Mills, Jordan Mott, Hudson Leick, Kevin J. O'Connor, Darcas Macopson ..
Directed by: Hugh Johnson
Release date: 1999-09-01

Wing Commander

4.3/10 IMDB

The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher Blair and Todd "Maniac" Marshall as they arrive at the Tiger Claw and are soon forced to stop a Kilrathi fleet heading towards Earth.

Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr., Saffron Burrows, Matthew Lillard, Tchéky Karyo, Jürgen Prochnow, David Suchet, David Warner, Ginny Holder, Hugh Quarshie, Ken Bones ..
Directed by: Christopher Roberts
Release date: 1999-03-11


6.1/10 IMDB

When troubled teen boy Stevie (Cameron Van Hoy) and his girlfriend, Rocky (Mischa Barton), attempt to rob a bank without any forethought, the situation rapidly deteriorates. Soon the young couple is holding bank customers and employees hostage, while law enforcement gathers outside. Daniel Bender (Burt Reynolds), a veteran negotiator for the FBI, is charged with assessing the crime scene and ending the standoff as quickly as possible, but Stevie's short fuse considerably complicates matters.

Starring: Mischa Barton, Cameron Van Hoy, Burt Reynolds, Adam Farrar, David Alan Graf, Kurt Loder, James Gordon, Darling Narita, Ed Metzger, Jonathan Coogan ..
Directed by: Ash Baron-Cohen
Release date: 1999-04-18

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