Action, Man – The High Octane Hits To Watch Right Now!

Best Action Movies of 2019

There’s a time for comedy, a time for drama, and a time for plenty in-between – but sometimes nothing will do other than a hair-raising, heart-pumping, white-knuckle ride of awesome action. And if that’s what you’re looking for, well, you’ve come to the right place!


Right now on Virgin Movies, we’ve got enough high-octane, high-kicking hijinks to make you break a sweat while sitting on the sofa – so grab the popcorn and settle in for these amazing action flicks.



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This choice Chinese flick has collected award nominations aplenty – and it’s really not hard to see why! Veteran director Zhang Yimou is a bit of a master when it comes to grand visuals and giant scope – he directed the opening and closing ceremonies at the Beijing Olympics! – and the combination of intricate detail and incendiary action will take your breath away…




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The hitman hero is back – and this time, it’s even more electric than before! Keanu Reeves resumes his central role, this time with the likes of Halle Berry for company (and a legion of assassins on his tail). The slick cinematography and compelling performances are still present and correct, but it’s the fabulous fight scenes that certainly steal the show!




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Take a team of professional assassins, a group of lowly mercenaries, a major crime syndicate and a billionaire heiress, and what do you get? Well, we’re not sure the word ‘fireworks’ even covers it! With a knockout cast built to kick, punch and flip to victory, this pulsating thriller is the definition of a martial arts masterpiece…




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The IP Man universe is synonymous with inspired fight scenes – and the fourth instalment certainly isn’t letting the side down! Balancing power and precision like a true kung-fu master, the dizzying and dynamic combat is accentuated by a refreshingly retro feel; there’s some delightfully scene-chewing acting in there too, but that’s all part of the fun!




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OK, so this one is a little different to the others – but still, you hardly thought one of cinema’s most epic franchises would sign off quietly, did you?! No, the marvellous Marvel crew aren’t going silently into the night – it’s a battle to end them all! As far as bombastic blockbuster experiences go, this one takes some beating…



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