Spring Into Action – High Octane Flicks To Get Your Heart Racing!

Tom Hardy in Mad Max: Fury Road

Need a little excitement in your days? Well, from car chases and crash landings to close combat and complete chaos, Virgin Movies is positively bursting with some of the finest action flicks you can imagine! So grab the popcorn and take a seat – even though you’ll only need the edge of it! Here’s a collection of films guaranteed to fire you up right now...



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The title might not sound like the most enthralling, but don’t be fooled; this one’s more about bone-crunching than number crunching! The story of a numbers guy who makes a living working for criminal organisations, it’s a high-stakes hunt packed with martial arts excellence – and it all adds up to one thrilling watch!




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This slice of post-apocalyptic awesomeness isn’t merely one of the best action flicks around; it’s frequently cited as one of the best movies of the past decade, full-stop. With Tom Hardy as the titular hero, it’s a work of punky western wonder with more depth than many delicate dramas – never has a journey with desert road warriors been as appealing!




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Equal measures high-octane and hilarious, this action-comedy stars Tom Cruise as an airline pilot turned drug smuggler turned CIA informant – and if that sounds like an interesting combo, just wait until you see what else is in store! Slick, smart and superbly entertaining, it’s a fast-paced delight you’ll want to watch all over again!




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When it’s time for Matt Damon to hang up his acting boots, there’s one role he’ll be remembered for above all others – and this outing is fully deserving of getting the eponymous treatment! With pulsating action and a preposterously engrossing plot, the franchise once again delivers a sweat-soaked epic; don’t be surprised if you need a lie-down after!




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Awe-inspiring effects, a star-studded cast, and a story that races along at a rate of knots, this lot sure ain’t monkeying around (sorry)! A monster of a movie that combines wartime spectacle and sci-fi fabulousness, going face-to-face with terrifying creatures really shouldn’t be this much fun!




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With the super Caesar leading the charge, this seminal series came swinging into the 21st century with guns ablazing! The CGI is stunning, but so too is a story with substance and characters more compelling than an awful lot of humans are! If it’s a departure from the norm you fancy, then this one is out of this world!




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A gripping Gulf War drama, this intense and impactful story features its share of explosive action – though it might be the performance of Jake Gyllenhaal that’s most eye-catching of all. It looks the part too, and delivers the sort of gut-punch that any war movie should; for something more than surface-level skirmishes, this one is a must-watch…



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