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Films Good time-killing brain dead action flicks please!

Discussion in 'General' started by MiNiMaL_FuSS, 1 Aug 2011.

  1. MiNiMaL_FuSS

    MiNiMaL_FuSS ƬӇЄƦЄ ƁЄ ƇƠƜƧ ӇЄƦЄ.

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    The misses is away for 5 weeks, so I've got a lot of time on my hands.

    I've been watching some really good classic films again: usual suspects, the prestige, the departed, donnie darko, and so on and so forth. But I want some easy watching 'brain-dead' action flicks that I can switch off and enjoy.

    These seem to have fallen into two categories of viewing:
    Funnish/cheesy flicks:
    Deep Rising
    Tremors
    Evolution

    Action block busters that are even stupidly entertaining after a lobotomy:
    Doom
    Walking Tall
    Rambo 4
    Transporter 3


    suggestions welcome
     
  2. Picarro

    Picarro New Member

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    In the middle of watching Drive Angry - it's great :D
     
  3. SeT

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    The Expendables
    Eraser
    True Lies
    Desperado
    Commando
    All of the Die Hard movies
     
  4. Shadowed_fury

    Shadowed_fury Active Member

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    'Unthinkable'. Do it.
     
  5. identikit

    identikit Active Member

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    Or you could try to do something productive for 5 weeks... :blah:

    Serious answer, 4 words: Arnold Schwarzenegger Movie Marathon.
     
  6. MiNiMaL_FuSS

    MiNiMaL_FuSS ƬӇЄƦЄ ƁЄ ƇƠƜƧ ӇЄƦЄ.

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    Already done - I am strangely drawn to Nike Cage movies, I don't know why, and yes I'm seeking professional help for this embarrassing problem.

    IMDBing those bad boys now, cheers!

    Looks a little serious for my aims.

    Well I will be going to work, re-building my car, painting the outside of house, landscaping the garden, changing several light fittings, painting the dining room and rewiring my Hi-Fi.....but everyone needs some chill out time :thumb:

    Never have 4 words made me both simultaneously laugh and cry.
     
  7. Kiytan

    Kiytan Shiny

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    Sucker punch. It's stylish sexy and has some awesome actions scenes. It has some supposed plot, but bugger me if i can work out what.
     
  8. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    From Paris With Love
     
  9. Zener Diode

    Zener Diode User Title

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    The Losers
     
  10. Pieface

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    Cowboys and Aliens was quite good, although gets a bit confusing at times.
     
  11. identikit

    identikit Active Member

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    Can't really switch off when going to the cinema to watch a new release though. Waste of a tenner.
     
  12. boiled_elephant

    boiled_elephant Whitelist Bit-Tech in your adblock!

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    All of my recommendations already called, right there. The Die Hard films are especially ****ing brilliant, though.

    Oh, Iron Man (the first one only) is a personal favourite, too. Very satisfying action film, has the bonus of being very motivating. After watching it I always feel a compulsion to do something constructive.
     
  13. mucgoo

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    It can be just good to go through IMDB top 250 list and have a look at anything which catchs your eye + it reminds you of some old classic which you really should go watch again.
    http://www.imdb.com/chart/top
     
  14. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    this terrifies me that you need to imdb these films, have i gotten to the age where these timeless classics are lost to this generation? :waah:

    the thought of someones child asking what terminator 2 was about may just turn me into a murderer
     
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    Zurechial Elitist

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    Taken is pretty good.

    Liam Neeson playing an ex-Agent beating the living shite out of a bunch of guys who kidnapped his daughter. It's entertaining, brutal and doesn't demand too much thought.
     
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    V for Vendetta and Equilibrium.

    Awesome no matter the mood.

    In fact, imma go watch V now..
     
  17. CrapBag

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    Just watched the expendables, it doesn't get much more over the top than that :).
     
  18. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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    Con Air :D
     
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    Dog Soldiers. That is all.
     
  20. Zener Diode

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    Lol, I saw it recently. That big guy that played the terminator, he was sooo muscly. Typical, that they go find some huge Russian guy that nobody has ever heard of before and have him play a badass robot.

    :hehe:
    JK
    :D
     

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