Best Exciting Movies

  • Angels & Demons

    Angels & Demons (PG-13, 2009)

    Tom Hanks, Ayelet Zurer, Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, Pierfrancesco Favino
    Angels and Demons re-teams director Ron Howard and star Tom Hanks for the sequel to their internatio... read morenal blockbuster adaptation of Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code. Although the book Angels and Demons was written before the novel The Da Vinci Code, the movie transpires after the events of the earlier movie. Hanks stars as professor Robert Langdon, the most respected symbologist in the United States, who uses his knowledge in order to decode a symbol on the skin of a murder victim. The clues put him on the trail of an international conspiracy involving the Catholic Church. Ewan McGregor and Ayelet Zurer also star in the Sony Pictures production. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi
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      fb1454567029: . The movie is a little slow going and there isn't much in the way of exciting action other than parachuting priests. Add in a somewhat attractive Italian supporting actr
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • writerdj
      writerdj: Exciting and intriguing. The novel adaptation exceeds it's predecessor The DaVinci Code.
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
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      fb571740633: . it's a shame as the books are really exciting and the films should have been good. I can't believe I wasted nearly two hours if my life o
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
  • 21

    21 (PG-13, 2008)

    Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Aaron Yoo, Liza Lapira
    Ben Campbell is a shy, brilliant M.I.T. student who--needing to pay school tuition--finds the answer... read mores in the cards. He is recruited to join a group of the school's most gifted students that heads to Vegas every weekend armed with fake identities and the know-how to turn the odds at blackjack in their favor. With unorthodox math professor and stats genius Micky Rosa leading the way, they've cracked the code. By counting cards and employing an intricate system of signals, the team can beat the casinos big time. Seduced by the money, the Vegas lifestyle, and by his smart and sexy teammate, Jill Taylor, Ben begins to push the limits. Though counting cards isn't illegal, the stakes are high, and the challenge becomes not only keeping the numbers straight, but staying one step ahead of the casinos' menacing enforcer: Cole Williams.
    • scrambledegg7
      scrambledegg7: . Jim Sturgess' main character is so easy to root for. The movie is fast-paced and exciting, mimicking the pace and the rush of the games being played. It's not a movie that deeply to
      Reviewed 18 months days ago
    • garyX
      garyX: . Not the most exciting combination. It was nice to see Laurence Fishburne play a bad ass again and I was intereste
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • sykora259517
      sykora259517: . Not quite as boring as sitting at a slot machine but not as exciting as watching er? mmmm Iron man or the dark night.. (sorry I don?t have another ?card shar
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
  • Vantage Point

    Vantage Point (PG-13, 2008)

    Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, Forest Whitaker, Bruce McGill, Edgar Ramirez
    Eight strangers with eight different points of view try to unlock the one truth behind an assassinat... read moreion attempt on the president of the United States. Thomas Barnes and Kent Taylor are two Secret Service agents assigned to protect President Ashton at a landmark summit on the global war on terror. When President Ashton is shot moments after his arrival in Spain, chaos ensues and disparate lives collide in the hunt for the assassin. In the crowd is Howard Lewis, an American tourist who thinks he's captured the shooter on his camcorder while videotaping the event for his kids back home. Also there, relaying the historic event to millions of TV viewers across the globe, is American TV news producer Rex Brooks. As they and others reveal their stories, the pieces of the puzzle will fall into place--and it will become apparent that shocking motivations lurk just beneath the surface.
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      fb100003579349922: Exciting, suspenseful, it just seemed to end too quickly.
      Reviewed 4 months days ago
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      fb555818648: ...
      very exciting...
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • gash46
      gash46: Sadly forgettable and a bit short, Vantage Point is exciting throughout most of it. The experiment of showing the different points of view for the first
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • Jumper

    Jumper (PG-13, 2008)

    Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Samuel L. Jackson, Rachel Bilson, Diane Lane
    Following up his blockbuster action hit Mr. and Mrs. Smith, director Doug Liman turns to an entirely... read more new genre -- sci-fi -- for this tale of an underground world of teleporters. Based on the novel by Steven Gould, Jumper concerns David (Hayden Christensen), a young man who quite literally wills himself away from his grim family life by teleporting to another place with the power of his mind. Years later, David is using his powers to raid bank vaults, seduce girls in London, lunch on the pyramids, and surf in Fiji. But he soon discovers that he is not the only one bestowed with this unique gift, and all is not well in the world of jumpers. There are people out there, such as Roland (Samuel L. Jackson), who view jumpers as a threat to all humankind, and have made it their mission in life to eliminate them. After jumping back to Michigan to get reacquainted with his long lost love, Millie (Rachel Bilson), David makes the acquaintance of experienced jumper Griffin (Jamie Bell). Informed by Griffin of a secret between jumpers and a shadowy group that seeks to destroy them, the pair soon finds themselves facing off against a legion of murderous opponents who won't stop fighting until every last jumper has been eliminated. ~ Michael Hastings, Rovi
  • Eagle Eye

    Eagle Eye (PG-13, 2008)

    Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis, Anthony Mackie
    Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan star in Disturbia director D.J. Caruso's race-against-time thrill... read moreer concerning two strangers thrust together by a mysterious telephone call, and their frantic efforts to discover why they have inexplicably become the nation's most wanted fugitives. Jerry Shaw (LaBeouf) and Rachel Holloman (Monaghan) were complete strangers at the beginning of the day, but that changed the instant a strange woman called to threaten both their lives and the lives of their loved ones. Suddenly forced into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, Jerry and Rachel must now take orders from a woman who's using everyday technology to track and control their every move. As the situation intensifies and the hapless duo are deemed the country's most wanted fugitives, they must work together in order to discover who it was that turned their lives upside down, and what they can do to thwart the criminal mastermind's cunning yet diabolical plan. Billy Bob Thornton, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis, and Anthony Mackie co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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      fb100004753650184: I loved it it was nothing but exciting and mysterious from beginning to end I don't understand how anyone can hate this movie
      Reviewed 3 months days ago
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      fb1454567029: This movie is exciting, action packed and scary as all hell to think that this very thing may very well already be
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • andrew235
      andrew235: . Actually quite exciting and intense. Was expecting rubbish looking at other reviews.

      Some good action.

      It's a bit
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • The Golden Compass

    The Golden Compass (PG-13, 2007)

    Nicole Kidman, Dakota Blue Richards, Daniel Craig, Sam Elliott, Eva Green
    A young girl embarks on a perilous journey to rescue her best friend and fight the forces of darknes... read mores in director Chris Weitz's adaptation of the first installment of author Philip Pullman's best-selling fantasy trilogy. Screen newcomer Dakota Blue Richards stars as young heroine Lyra Belacqua, Casino Royale star Daniel Craig appears as Lyra's ruthless adventurer uncle, Lord Asriel, and Nicole Kidman assumes the glamorous guise of the villainous Mrs. Coulter. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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      fb503017564: .

      It's exciting, and I imagine they added more by reversing the Bolvanger escape and Svalbard battle scenes
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • Broookie
      Broookie: The Golden Compass is a great movie!!! It is exciting and holds a big mystery!!!
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • Milliz19
      Milliz19: . The movie was excellent made and exciting but different from the original story.
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
  • Speed

    Speed (R, 1994)

    Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton, Jeff Daniels
    If you don't think Speed is the fastest-moving adventure film ever made, we challenge you to find a ... read morefaster one. Keanu Reeves stars as an LA Bomb Squad specialist whose principal antagonist is elusive bomber-extortionist Dennis Hopper. Seeking vengeance after his latest ransom scheme is thwarted, Hopper presents a personal challenge to Reeves: A wired-for-destruction city bus, which will detonate if the speedometer drops below 50 MPH. Playing the reluctant civilian who is pressed into service as the bus' "substitute driver," leading lady Sandra Bullock became a major star in her own right. Once Speed gets to the meat of its story, the excitement never lets up--not even after the boobytrapped bus is out of the picture. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
  • Apocalypto

    Apocalypto (R, 2006)

    Rudy Youngblood, Dalia Hernandez, Jonathan Brewer, Morris Birdyellowhead, Carlos Emilio Baez
    "Apocalypto" is a heart stopping mythic action-adventure set against the turbulent end times of the ... read moreonce great Mayan civilization. When his idyllic existence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, a man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.
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      fb669685499: Exciting, emotional, and left me on the edge of my seat!
      Reviewed 7 months days ago
    • cjmolina1991
      cjmolina1991: .
      This film is one great and exciting action film, it's so fast paced and just crazy good with lots of running which you do feel
      Reviewed 8 months days ago
    • ImFinished
      ImFinished: . I just found the action tense and exciting. I'm kind of surprised.
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
  • Speed Racer

    Speed Racer (PG, 2008)

    Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman, Matthew Fox
    In the world of violent, high-speed racing, brothers Rex and Speed Racer become rivals as powerful r... read moreacer Mondragan manipulates their careers in order to kill them both during the world championships, but the brothers learn its all just an act of vengeance against Pops Racer, who caused the death of Mondragan's father in a race long ago.
  • Inside Man

    Inside Man (R, 2006)

    Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer, Willem Dafoe
    The volatile showdown between a determined cop and a perfectionist bank robber is sent spiraling tow... read moreard disaster when a scheming power broker steps in to take control of the situation in this hair-raising heist flick directed by Spike Lee and starring Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, and Jodie Foster. Dalton Russell (Owen) is a bank robber with a difference. In his quest to execute the perfect heist, Dalton has taken every possible factor into consideration. Dalton's uncanny ability of staying one step ahead of the law thwarts even-tempered Detective Keith Frazier's (Washington) best efforts. But there's another factor at play. The bank president (Christopher Plummer) has requested the services of high-profile negotiator Madeline White (Foster). Despite her commendable track record, Madeline is something of a wild card, and before the day is over, this bank robbery will go down in history as one of the most elaborate heists ever executed. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi