Top Military & War Action movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent Inglourious Basterds on DVD Inglourious Basterds
Synopsis
A Jewish cinema owner (Mélanie Laurent) in occupied Paris is forced to host a Nazi movie premiere, where a radical group of American Jewish soldiers called the Basterds, led by Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt), plans to roll out a score-settling scheme.
Cast
Cast
Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Eli Roth, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger, Daniel Brühl, Til Schweiger, Gedeon Burkhard, Jacky Ido, B.J. Novak, Omar Doom, August Diehl, Denis Ménochet, Sylvester Groth
Director
Director
Quentin Tarantino
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Action Thrillers, Blockbusters
Rent Defiance on DVD Defiance
Synopsis
In this action-packed drama based on an extraordinary true story, four brothers fight back against Nazi soldiers and create a hidden community in the woods of Belarus to protect more than 1,000 Jewish refugees during World War II.
Cast
Cast
Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos, Allan Corduner, Mark Feuerstein, Tomas Arana, Jodhi May, George MacKay, Kate Fahy, Mark Margolis, Mia Wasikowska
Director
Director
Edward Zwick
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action, Dramas Based on Real Life, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Expendables on DVD The Expendables
Synopsis
Mercenary Barney Ross leads a ragtag band of hired guns charged with overthrowing a South American despot, a job no official military unit is willing to touch. But once on the ground, the team learns there's more to the mission than they were told.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Eric Roberts, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, David Zayas, Terry Crews, Mickey Rourke
Director
Director
Sylvester Stallone
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action, Blockbusters
Rent The Guardian on DVD The Guardian
Synopsis
When legendary rescue swimmer Ben Randall is appointed to teach at an elite Coast Guard school, he's compelled to skillfully train and inspire cocky upstart Jake Fischer to excellence, courtesy of some unorthodox coaching methods.
Cast
Cast
Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, Sela Ward, Shelby Fenner, Neal McDonough, Travis Willingham, Scott Mueller, Brian Geraghty, Clancy Brown, John Heard
Director
Director
Andrew Davis
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action
Rent The A-Team on DVD The A-Team
Synopsis
This updated feature-film take on the hit 1980s television show follows a group of Iraq War veterans on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock , Sgt. Bosco "B.A." Baracus and Lt. Templeton "Faceman" Peck help out various people they encounter. Joe Carnahan directs this high-octane actioner.
Cast
Cast
Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Biel, Quinton Jackson, Sharlto Copley, Patrick Wilson, Gerald McRaney, Henry Czerny, Yul Vázquez, Brian Bloom, Dirk Benedict
Director
Director
Joe Carnahan
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action
Rent Flags of Our Fathers on DVD Flags of Our Fathers
Synopsis
Based on the book of the same name, this World War II drama reconstructs the events surrounding the six U.S. soldiers who were instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag atop Iwo Jima's Mount Suribachi.
Cast
Cast
Paul Walker, Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Jamie Bell, Adam Beach, Melanie Lynskey, Robert Patrick, Barry Pepper, George Grizzard, John Slattery
Director
Director
Clint Eastwood
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra on DVD G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Synopsis
In this action-packed G.I. Joe adventure, in which Hawk, Ripcord, Heavy Duty and the rest of the elite special mission force set out to stop evil arms dealer Destro and his minions as they attempt to carry out Destro's dastardly plan.
Cast
Cast
Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller, Brendan Fraser, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rachel Nichols, Marlon Wayans, Jonathan Pryce, Christopher Eccleston, Ray Park, Arnold Vosloo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Saïd Taghmaoui, Karolina Kurkova
Director
Director
Stephen Sommers
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Action Thrillers, Blockbusters
Rent The Kingdom on DVD The Kingdom
Synopsis
An FBI squad travels to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to probe a deadly al-Qaida terrorist bombing targeting Americans, but local government bureaucracy and the possibility of another attack threaten the investigators' work.
Cast
Cast
Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Ashraf Barhom, Ali Suliman, Jeremy Piven, Richard Jenkins, Tim McGraw, Kyle Chandler
Director
Director
Peter Berg
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Action Thrillers
Rent 300 on DVD 300
Synopsis
In a conflict pitting the ancient Greeks against the Persians in 480 B.C., Spartan King Leonidas leads his small band of 300 soldiers against an army of more than 1 million during the Battle of Thermopylae.
Cast
Cast
Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, David Wenham, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender, Tom Wisdom, Andrew Pleavin, Andrew Tiernan, Rodrigo Santoro, Stephen McHattie, Alex Ivanovici
Director
Director
Zack Snyder
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Adventures, Epics, Comic Books and Superheroes, Blockbusters
Rent Green Zone on DVD Green Zone
Synopsis
U.S. Defense Intelligence Agent Clark Poundstone doesn't want to hear what Army Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller has to say about not finding the weapons of mass destruction he's been sent to Iraq to unearth. Why the cover-up?
Cast
Cast
Matt Damon, Amy Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Brendan Gleeson, Igal Naor, Jason Isaacs, Martin McDougall, Khalid Abdalla, Michael O'Neill, Antoni Corone
Director
Director
Paul Greengrass
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Espionage Action, Military & War Action, Action Thrillers
Rent Captain America: The First Avenger on DVD Captain America: The First Avenger
Synopsis
In Marvel's superhero slugfest, Steve Rogers volunteers for a secret experiment during WWII after being deemed unfit for duty. Transformed into super soldier Captain America, he takes on his Nazi-created counterpart, Red Skull, and the evil Hydra.
Cast
Cast
Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci, Natalie Dormer, Dominic Cooper, Richard Armitage
Director
Director
Joe Johnston
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Comic Books and Superheroes, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Blockbusters
Rent Troy on DVD Troy
Synopsis
In 1193 B.C., love-struck Prince Paris of Troy kidnaps legendary beauty Helen from her husband, setting their two nations on a collision course for war and bloodshed. The Greeks marshal their entire armada, sail to Troy and begin a decade-long siege.
Cast
Cast
Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Diane Kruger, Brian Cox, Sean Bean, Brendan Gleeson, Saffron Burrows, Peter O'Toole, Julie Christie, Rose Byrne, Garrett Hedlund
Director
Director
Wolfgang Petersen
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Adventures, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Blockbusters
Rent Letters from Iwo Jima on DVD Letters from Iwo Jima
Synopsis
As tens of thousands of Allied troops push further inland, the Japanese troops defending Iwo Jima during World War II prepare to meet their fate in this Clint Eastwood-directed Oscar nominee, a companion piece to his hit film Flags of Our Fathers. Ken Watanabe stars as a Japanese general who knows his men are outnumbered and, with no hope of rescue, that most will eventually die in battle -- or end up killing themselves.
Cast
Cast
Ken Watanabe, Shido Nakamura, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryô Kase, Yuki Matsuzaki, Hiroshi Watanabe, Takashi Yamaguchi, Nae, Evan Ellingson, Kazunari Ninomiya
Director
Director
Clint Eastwood
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Military & War Action, Foreign Dramas, Japanese Language, Foreign Languages
Rent Flyboys on DVD Flyboys
Synopsis
Farm boy Blaine Rawlings and his fellow soldiers become the world's first fighter pilots when they join the Lafayette Escadrille, a squadron of Americans who are volunteering for the French military at the dawn of World War I.
Cast
Cast
James Franco, Martin Henderson, David Ellison, Jennifer Decker, Jean Reno, Tyler Labine, Abdul Salis, Philip Winchester, Daniel Rigby, Tim Pigott-Smith
Director
Director
Tony Bill
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas, Adventures, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Real Life, Period Pieces
Rent The Last Samurai on DVD The Last Samurai
Synopsis
Nathan is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization, Algren soon learns to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them.
Cast
Cast
Tom Cruise, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Timothy Spall, Ken Watanabe, Hiroyuki Sanada, Koyuki, Shun Sugata, Masato Harada, William Atherton
Director
Director
Edward Zwick
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Adventures, Period Pieces, Blockbusters
Rent Rescue Dawn on DVD Rescue Dawn
Synopsis
Captured by the enemy and held in a Laotian torture camp after his plane is shot down during a bombing mission, fighter pilot Dieter Dengler defies death by organizing one of the most daring escapes of the Vietnam conflict.
Cast
Cast
Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies, Toby Huss, James Oliver, Evan Jones, Zach Grenier, Craig Gellis, Marshall Bell
Director
Director
Werner Herzog
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Dramas Based on Real Life, Military & War Dramas, Indie Action
Rent Zero Dark Thirty on DVD Zero Dark Thirty
Synopsis
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, this gripping dramatization -- seen through the eyes of a tenacious CIA operative -- chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Cast
Cast
Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Ehle, Mark Strong, Kyle Chandler, Édgar Ramírez , James Gandolfini, Chris Pratt, Reda Kateb, Scott Adkins, Taylor Kinney
Director
Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Period Pieces
Rent Kingdom of Heaven on DVD Kingdom of Heaven
Synopsis
During the 12th century in the holy city of Jerusalem, a young peasant blacksmith takes up the mantle of knighthood so he can help repel the army of Islamic crusaders that took control of the city in the year 1099.
Cast
Cast
Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Jeremy Irons, Edward Norton, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson, Marton Csokas, Michael Sheen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Director
Director
Ridley Scott
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas, Adventures, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Epics, Period Pieces
Rent Rambo on DVD Rambo
Synopsis
When governments fail to act on behalf of Christian missionaries taken captive by the Burmese army, former Green Beret John Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along Thailand's Salween River to take action.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish, Reynaldo Gallegos, Jake La Botz, Tim Kang, Maung Maung Khin, Ken Howard, Paul Schulze, Cameron Pearson
Director
Director
Sylvester Stallone
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Action Thrillers
Rent Act of Valor on DVD Act of Valor
Synopsis
An elite squad of Navy SEALs is tasked with rescuing a kidnapped CIA agent from a lethal terrorist cell in this covert-action thriller, which features active duty SEALs playing the lead fighting roles in a saga based on actual events.
Cast
Cast
Roselyn Sanchez, Jason Cottle, Alex Veadov, Nestor Serrano, Ailsa Marshall, Gonzalo Menendez, Emilio Rivera, Dimiter Marinov, Thomas Rosales Jr., Marc Margulies
Director
Director
Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Action Thrillers
Rent Stealth on DVD Stealth
Synopsis
After the U.S. Navy builds an elite computer-controlled fighter jet designed to study the habits of human pilots, the top secret machine begins to develop its own ideas, running dangerously amok through unfriendly skies. Now that the secret's out, it's up to three young pilots (Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel and Jamie Foxx) and their captain (Sam Shepard) to ground the renegade plane before it ignites nuclear war.
Cast
Cast
Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Joe Morton, Richard Roxburgh, Ian Bliss, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Director
Director
Rob Cohen
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action
Rent We Were Soldiers on DVD We Were Soldiers
Synopsis
This Vietnam War epic tells the true story of the 1965 Battle of Ia Drang through the eyes of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, who led 450 American soldiers into battle against thousands of well-armed Vietnamese troops.
Cast
Cast
Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott, Chris Klein, Keri Russell, Barry Pepper, Duong Don, Ryan Hurst, Robert Bagnell
Director
Director
Randall Wallace
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Blockbusters
Rent The Great Raid on DVD The Great Raid
Synopsis
In World War II, a battalion goes on a daring rescue mission to liberate the Americans and Filipinos who've been captured by the Japanese and thrown into brutal POW camps in the city of Cabanatuan.
Cast
Cast
Benjamin Bratt, James Franco, Connie Nielsen, Marton Csokas, Joseph Fiennes, Motoki Kobayashi, Robert Mammone, Natalie Mendoza, Cesar Montano, James Carpinello, Mark Consuelos, Sam Worthington, Craig McLachlan, Max Martini, Clayne Clawford
Director
Director
John Dahl
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action, Dramas Based on Real Life, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Enemy at the Gates on DVD Enemy at the Gates
Synopsis
Set during the infamous World War II siege of Stalingrad, this suspenseful drama follows a battle of wits and wills between renowned Russian sharpshooter Vassili Zaitsev and top German sniper Maj. König.
Cast
Cast
Jude Law, Ed Harris, Rachel Weisz, Joseph Fiennes, Bob Hoskins, Ron Perlman, Eva Mattes, Gabriel Thomson, Matthias Habich, Sophie Rois
Director
Director
Jean-Jacques Annaud
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action, Suspense, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent American Sniper on DVD American Sniper
Synopsis
Based on his memoir of the same name, this military biopic centers on legendary sniper Chris Kyle, who amassed a record number of kills on the battlefield during his 10-year career as a Navy SEAL.
Cast
Cast
Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes, Jake McDorman, Kevin Lacz, Cory Hardrict, Navid Negahban
Director
Director
Clint Eastwood
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Action, Action Thrillers, Biographies, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life
Rent World War Z on DVD World War Z
Synopsis
A U.N. employee races against time and fate as he travels the world trying to stop the spread of a deadly zombie pandemic. As the undead hordes gain strength across the globe, governments topple and Earth stands on the brink of total social collapse.
Cast
Cast
Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale, Ludi Boeken, Matthew Fox, Fana Mokoena, David Morse, Elyes Gabel, Eric Weston, David Andrews, Michiel Huisman, Julian Seager
Director
Director
Marc Forster
Genres
Genres
Horror, Sci-Fi Horror, Zombies, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action, Blockbusters
Rent The Expendables 2 on DVD The Expendables 2
Synopsis
In this high-octane thriller, Mr. Church brings the Expendables back together for an easy job -- but things go wrong, and one of the mercenaries is brutally murdered. Now the band of hired guns goes on a mission of revenge in hostile territory.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Liam Hemsworth, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger
Director
Director
Simon West
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action
Rent Captain America: The Winter Soldier on DVD Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Synopsis
Extending the saga of Marvel's The Avengers, this superhero sequel finds Steve Rogers living quietly in Washington but growing increasingly restless. So when a deadly new foe surfaces, he transforms into Captain America and allies with Black Widow.
Cast
Cast
Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Hayley Atwell, Robert Redford, Samuel L. Jackson, Toby Jones
Director
Director
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Comic Books and Superheroes, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action
Rent Saving Private Ryan on DVD Saving Private Ryan
Synopsis
As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger Capt. John Miller and seven of his men are ordered to penetrate German-held territory and bring the man home.
Cast
Cast
Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper, Adam Goldberg, Vin Diesel, Giovanni Ribisi, Jeremy Davies, Matt Damon, Ted Danson, Paul Giamatti, Dennis Farina
Director
Director
Steven Spielberg
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action, Blockbusters
Rent Mongol on DVD Mongol
Synopsis
In 12th-century Asia, an orphaned slave named Temudjin escapes the clutches of his captors and begins a journey that will lead him to become one of the greatest conquerors the world has ever known: Genghis Khan.
Cast
Cast
Tadanobu Asano, Honglei Sun, Khulan Chuluun, Aliya, Ba Sen, Amadu Mamadakov, He Qi, Ben Hon Sun, Ji Ri Mu Tu, You Er, Huntun Batu, Deng Ba Te Er
Director
Director
Sergei Bodrov
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Biographies, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Epics, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Dramas, Russia
Rent Fury on DVD Fury
Synopsis
During the waning days of World War II in Europe, U.S. Army Sgt. Wardaddy leads his tank crew against overwhelming German forces. As both sides prepare for a last bloody battle, Wardaddy embarks on a mission behind enemy lines.
Cast
Cast
Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Jon Bernthal, Scott Eastwood, Jim Parrack
Director
Director
David Ayer
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas
Rent Band of Brothers on DVD Band of Brothers
Synopsis
Based on Stephen Ambrose's best-seller, this Emmy-nominated miniseries profiles the men of Easy Company, the airborne infantry regiment that parachuted into France on D-Day, fought the Battle of the Bulge and captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Drawn from journals and letters -- and punctuated with interviews with veterans -- the drama underscores the extraordinary fear and unflagging bravery that made these soldiers heroes.
Cast
Cast
Damian Lewis, Donnie Wahlberg, Ron Livingston, Matthew Settle, Frank John Hughes, Neal McDonough, Eion Bailey, James Madio, Kirk Acevedo, Richard Speight Jr., Dexter Fletcher, Rick Warden, Scott Grimes, Rick Gomez, Michael Cudlitz, Ross McCall, Shane Taylor, Matthew Leitch, David Schwimmer, Colin Hanks, Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks
Director
Director
Phil Alden Robinson, Richard Loncraine, Mikael Salomon, David Nutter, Tom Hanks, David Leland, David Frankel, Tony To
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action, Dramas Based on Real Life, 20th Century Period Pieces, TV Miniseries, HBO
Rent Lone Survivor on DVD Lone Survivor
Synopsis
Mark Wahlberg stars as Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell in this action-drama based on an ill-fated real-life mission to bring down a Taliban boss. The stakes get even higher when Luttrell and his unit are ambushed in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan.
Cast
Cast
Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Eric Bana, Ali Suliman, Alexander Ludwig, Yousuf Azami, Sammy Sheik, Dan Bilzerian
Director
Director
Peter Berg
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life
Rent The Eagle on DVD The Eagle
Synopsis
Haunted by the disappearance of his father, who vanished with the Roman Ninth Legion on an expedition into the north of Britain, centurion Marcus Aquila sets out to unravel the mystery and recover the legion's eagle standard.
Cast
Cast
Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland, Mark Strong, Tahar Rahim, Denis O'Hare, Dakin Matthews, Douglas Henshall, Paul Ritter, Zsolt László, Julian Lewis Jones
Director
Director
Kevin MacDonald
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Action Thrillers, Adventures, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent King Arthur on DVD King Arthur
Synopsis
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table struggle to retain power amid a shaky political landscape in Antoine Fuqua's take on the myth of Camelot, which is steeped in gritty realism and the politics of its time.
Cast
Cast
Clive Owen, Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffudd, Stephen Dillane, Stellan Skarsgård, Ray Winstone, Hugh Dancy, Til Schweiger, Ray Stevenson, Charlie Creed-Miles, Joel Edgerton, Ken Stott, Ivano Marescotti, Pat Kinevane, Dawn Bradfield
Director
Director
Antoine Fuqua
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Adventures, Military & War Action, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent Immortals on DVD Immortals
Synopsis
In ancient Greece, King Hyperion searches for a powerful weapon that will free the bloodthirsty Titans and enable them to overpower the gods and enslave humanity. Unable to interfere directly, the gods choose a champion to defend them: Theseus.
Cast
Cast
Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, Stephen Dorff, Freida Pinto, Luke Evans, John Hurt, Joseph Morgan, Anne Day-Jones, Isabel Lucas, Kellan Lutz, Robert Maillet, Stephen McHattie
Director
Director
Tarsem Singh
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Fantasy, Military & War Action, Adventures, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent Tears of the Sun on DVD Tears of the Sun
Synopsis
Bruce Willis stars as Lt. A.K. Waters, a Navy SEAL sent to the jungles of embattled Africa to rescue a doctor, arriving only to realize he must also save the refugees in the doctor's care -- even if it places his military career in jeopardy.
Cast
Cast
Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Cole Hauser, Eamonn Walker, Johnny Messner, Nick Chinlund, Charles Ingram, Paul Francis, Chad Smith, Tom Skerritt, Malick Bowens, Awaovieyi Agie
Director
Director
Antoine Fuqua
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas
Rent Olympus Has Fallen on DVD Olympus Has Fallen
Synopsis
Director Antoine Fuqua's action thriller stars Gerard Butler as a disgraced Secret Service agent who must come to the rescue when Korean terrorists descend on the White House and take the president hostage.
Cast
Cast
Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Finley Jacobsen, Dylan McDermott, Rick Yune, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Radha Mitchell, Ashley Judd, Robert Forster, Cole Hauser
Director
Director
Antoine Fuqua
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action, Crime Action
Rent Black Hawk Down on DVD Black Hawk Down
Synopsis
Based on a true story, U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans face intense combat with the militia on the ground.
Cast
Cast
Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana, William Fichtner, Ewen Bremner, Sam Shepard, Gabriel Casseus, Kim Coates, Hugh Dancy, Ron Eldard, Ioan Gruffudd, Tom Guiry, Charlie Hofheimer, Danny Hoch, Jason Isaacs, Zeljko Ivanek, Glenn Morshower, Jeremy Piven
Director
Director
Ridley Scott
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Blockbusters
Rent G.I. Joe: Retaliation on DVD G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Synopsis
In this action-packed sequel to G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, the elite anti-terrorist team finds itself ambushed and framed for treason by global mercenary Zartan. Driven into hiding, the warriors devise a desperate plan to defeat Zartan's forces.
Cast
Cast
Dwayne Johnson, Jonathan Pryce, Byung-hun Lee, Élodie Yung, Ray Stevenson, D.J. Cotrona, Adrianne Palicki, Channing Tatum, Ray Park, Luke Bracey, Walton Goggins, Arnold Vosloo, Joseph Mazzello, Bruce Willis, Nick Erickson, RZA
Director
Director
Jon M. Chu
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action, Blockbusters
Rent The Last Legion on DVD The Last Legion
Synopsis
With his empire crumbling and his parents dead, 12-year-old Roman Emperor Romulus is exiled to Capri with his mystical tutor. While there, he discovers a magical sword once owned by Caesar that foreshadows his destiny.
Cast
Cast
Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Peter Mullan, Kevin McKidd, John Hannah, Iain Glen, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Rupert Friend, Nonso Anozie, Owen Teale, Alexander Siddig, Robert Pugh
Director
Director
Doug Lefler
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Epics, Military & War Action, Adventures, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, United Kingdom
Rent Saints and Soldiers on DVD Saints and Soldiers
Synopsis
In a story based on actual events, a small band of Allied soldiers are trapped behind enemy lines with information that could save thousands of American lives. Outgunned and ill-equipped, they battle a frigid wilderness and roving German troops.
Cast
Cast
Corbin Allred, Alexander Niver, Kirby Heyborne, Larry Bagby, Peter Holden, Ethan Vincent, Melinda Renee, Ruby Chase O'Neil, Jeff Birk, Benjamin Gourley, Tane Williams, Randy Beard
Director
Director
Ryan Little
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Indie Dramas
Rent Windtalkers on DVD Windtalkers
Synopsis
In this epic drama, gung-ho Marine Joe Enders is assigned to protect a "windtalker," one of several Navajo Indians used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.
Cast
Cast
Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich, Mark Ruffalo, Brian Van Holt, Martin Henderson, Roger Willie, Frances O'Connor, Christian Slater, Jason Isaacs
Director
Director
John Woo
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent Pearl Harbor on DVD Pearl Harbor
Synopsis
The friendship between two fighter pilots is put to the test when they become entangled in a love triangle with a beautiful nurse. But the rivalry is put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor.
Cast
Cast
Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale, William Lee Scott, Greg Zola, Ewen Bremner, Alec Baldwin, Jaime King, Catherine Kellner, Jennifer Garner, Jon Voight, Cuba Gooding Jr., Michael Shannon, Matthew Davis, Mako
Director
Director
Michael Bay
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Romantic Dramas, Military & War Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Blockbusters
Rent Alexander: Director's Cut on DVD Alexander: Director's Cut
Synopsis
Oliver Stone takes on the saga of Alexander the Great (Colin Farrell), the legendary Macedonian warrior. Although Alexander's leadership was unflinching and his politics cunning, his interior life was quite complicated, and included a strangely twisted relationship with his mother (Angelina Jolie), a complex marriage to Roxanne (Rosario Dawson) and a male lover (Jared Leto). This cut is shorter than the theatrical version.
Cast
Cast
Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Anthony Hopkins, Jared Leto, Rosario Dawson, Gary Stretch, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Brian Blessed, Bin Bunluerit
Director
Director
Oliver Stone
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Military & War Dramas, Biographies, Period Pieces, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces
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When North Korean military forces invade American soil and try to pacify citizens in one community, a group of teens elude capture and organize a resistance. But their uprising faces an adversary determined to stomp out their grass-roots rebellion.
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Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki, Isabel Lucas, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Connor Cruise, Edwin Hodge, Brett Cullen, Alyssa Diaz
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Enraged at the slaughter of Murron (Catherine McCormack) -- his new bride and childhood love -- legendary Scottish warrior William Wallace (Mel Gibson, who also directed the film) slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule. With vivid battle scenes and a heaping portion of legend, Gibson's epic won five Oscars, including Best Picture.
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Cast
Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Catherine McCormack, James Robinson, Sean Lawlor, Sandy Nelson, James Cosmo, Sean McGinley, Alan Tall, Brian Cox
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Mel Gibson
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Widower Benjamin Martin wants nothing more than to live in peace and farm his land, but when a cruel British officer brings the American Revolution to Martin's door and threatens what he cherishes most, the former war hero is forced to take action.
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Cast
Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs, Chris Cooper, Tchéky Karyo, Rene Auberjonois, Tom Wilkinson, Lisa Brenner, Donal Logue, Leon Rippy, Adam Baldwin, Jay Arlen Jones, Joey D. Vieira, Gregory Smith, Mika Boorem
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Gerard Butler stars in this true-life story of Sam Childers, a drug dealer who turns his life around to become a spiritual warrior. His mission? Rescuing child soldiers in the Sudan from lives ruined by their forced participation in bloody conflict.
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Cast
Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Kathy Baker, Michael Shannon, Souleymane Sy Savane, Grant R. Krause, Reavis Graham, Peter Carey
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It's 1942 and the Nazis are winning the war at sea, thanks to the Enigma encoding device that makes the German ciphering system unbreakable. A group of American submariners undertakes a mission to steal the Enigma in this Oscar-winning thriller. Among those facing tremendous risks for the greater good of the Allies are Lt. Andrew Tyler (Matthew McConaughey), Lt. Cmdr. Mike Dahlgren (Bill Paxton) and Lt. Pete Emmett (Jon Bon Jovi).
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This companion piece to HBO's hit Band of Brothers follows three World War II Marines -- Eugene Sledge (Joseph Mazzello), Robert Leckie (James Badge Dale) and John Basilone (Jon Seda) -- through harrowing battles in the Pacific theater, including Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Based on memoirs by Sledge and Leckie and produced by Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, the miniseries racked up eight Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe nod.
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Cast
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If ruthless gangster Rome (Robert Patrick) and his crew had known the pretty blonde (Kelly Carlson) they kidnapped was married to former Marine John Triton (John Cena), maybe they would have left her alone. But they've incited his ire, leaving the thugs no choice but to stick to their plan. Working solo on his most crucial mission yet, the vengeful Triton is determined to save his wife at any cost in this high-octane action flick.
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As political tensions brew in early 1920s Ireland, brothers Damien and Teddy (Cillian Murphy and Padraic Delaney) abandon their civilian lives and take up arms to liberate their country from the oppressive "Black and Tan" squads of Britain. Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, Ken Loach's provocative drama examines a microcosm of civil war in Cork, Ireland. Liam Cunningham co-stars.
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Cast
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Ken Loach
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Loosely based on the letters of Union commander Col. Robert G. Shaw, this Academy Award-winning drama follows the first group of African-Americans to serve in combat during the Civil War -- and shows how they helped turn the tide of the war.
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Cast
Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman, Cary Elwes, Jihmi Kennedy, Andre Braugher, John Finn, Donovan Leitch, JD Cullum, Alan North
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Vietnam-era Marine recruits endure the grueling ordeal of basic training and later face the unrelenting Viet Cong during the 1968 Tet Offensive in this grim Stanley Kubrick drama based on a novel by Gustav Hasford.
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Cast
Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood, Arliss Howard, Kevyn Major Howard, Ed O'Ross, John Terry, Kieron Jecchinis, Kirk Taylor, Tim Colceri, Jon Stafford, Bruce Boa, Ian Tyler
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Stanley Kubrick
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Sentenced for disobeying orders, war hero General Irwin is sent to a military prison run by a hard-nosed disciplinarian. A battle of wills emerges between the two men as the prisoners and guards are drawn to Irwin's natural leadership abilities.
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Cast
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Rod Lurie
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While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general.
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Cast
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Maintaining their go-for-broke attitude in this installment of the action franchise, the Expendables square off against villainous arms trader Conrad Stonebanks, who's hell-bent on destroying the team.
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Cast
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On board Russia's first nuclear ballistic submarine, Capt. Vostrikov must race against time to prevent a Chernobyl-like explosion that not only threatens the lives of the crew but could also ignite a world war between the superpowers.
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Cast
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Director David Lean's sweeping epic -- best known for a whistling work theme that became legendary -- is set in a World War II Japanese prison camp, where British prisoners are forced to build a railway bridge as a morale-building exercise.
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Cast
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David Lean
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Rodrigo Santoro is back leading the Persian forces in their invasion of Greece as mortal-turned-god Xerxes. Determined to thwart him is Greek general Themistokles, who takes to the sea in his quest to unite his country.
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Cast
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In this gripping account of the chaotic and tragic events of Sept. 11, 2012, six members of an elite security team battle to save the lives of trapped U.S. consulate personnel under attack by armed terrorists in Benghazi, Libya.
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Nominated for six Oscars, this edge-of-your-seat dramatic triumph follows the trials of a German U-boat crew during World War II. Upon its restored re-release in 1997, an hour was added to the original film, which further augmented its impact. It also played as a six-hour German miniseries. In all its forms, the realistic and gripping battle scenes and palpable human struggle make Das Boot a critical hit.
Cast
Cast
Jürgen Prochnow, Klaus Wennemann, Herbert Gronemeyer, Hubertus Bengsch, Martin Semmelrogge, Bernd Tauber, Erwin Leder, Martin May, Heinz Hoenig, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Claude-Oliver Rudolph, Jan Fedder, Ralf Richter, Joachim Bernhard, Oliver Stritzel
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Director
Wolfgang Petersen
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Leading an operation to nab a terrorist and her collaborators in Kenya, Col. Katherine Powell ends up in a political and moral quagmire as the mission changes and a drone strike is ordered, putting a young girl at risk of becoming collateral damage.
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Cast
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Gavin Hood
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Firefighter Gordon Brewer's family is the "collateral damage" of a terrorist bombing in Los Angeles. When the U.S. government turns to peace talks with the perpetrators instead of justice for his family, Brewer heads to Colombia intent on payback.
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Cast
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In Victorian-era Sudan, British officer Harry Faversham resigns right before a battle against Mahdi rebels, prompting his fiancée and friends to brand him a coward. Little do they know he's going undercover for a chance to redeem himself.
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Cast
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Shekhar Kapur
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Based on a true story, this tension-filled epic adventure centers on an audacious plan by Allied officers who've escaped their Nazi captors time and again to stage a massive breakout, this time from an ostensibly escape-proof German prison camp.
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Cast
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Director
Director
John Sturges
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As the Civil War rages on, Mississippi farmer Newton Knight, his neighbors and a ragtag group of slaves band together and lead Jones County to secede from the Confederacy, establishing a mixed-race free state in the heart of the South.
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Matthew McConaughey, Keri Russell, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali
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Gary Ross
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When a group of teenagers witnesses Soviet and Cuban paratroopers descending on their small town and systematically setting off World War III, they take food and whatever weapons they can find and hightail it to the hills to wait things out.
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Cast
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Tom Cruise stars as a hotshot flyboy who struggles to control himself, responsibility and a steamy love affair while competing at the U.S. Navy's fighter-weapons school, better known as Top Gun. Anthony Edwards plays his loyal co-pilot.
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Cast
Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside, John Stockwell, Barry Tubb, Rick Rossovich, Tim Robbins, Clarence Gilyard Jr, Whip Hubley, James Tolkan, Meg Ryan, Adrian Pasdar
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Helmed by Oliver Stone, this searing autobiographical drama chronicles the Vietnam experiences of naive volunteer soldier Chris Taylor, whose view of the conflict starts to change after witnessing murder and rape at the hands of his compatriots.
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Cast
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Oliver Stone
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Featuring intense battle sequences and a cast of thousands, this wartime drama details a pivotal day in 1944 when an Allied task force tried -- and failed -- to win World War II by seizing control of key bridges in Holland.
Cast
Cast
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Richard Attenborough
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Rent The Hunt for Red October on DVD The Hunt for Red October
Synopsis
When a Soviet nuclear sub headed toward American waters drops off U.S. scanners, the Yanks scramble to take defensive steps. But CIA analyst Jack Ryan convinces the brass that the sub's commander has something else in mind.
Cast
Cast
Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill, James Earl Jones, Joss Ackland, Richard Jordan, Peter Firth, Tim Curry, Courtney B. Vance, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeffrey Jones, Timothy Carhart, Larry Ferguson, Fred Dalton Thompson
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Dustin Hoffman stars as Jack, a 121-year-old man who recounts a long and colorful life in the Wild West, including being raised by Native Americans. His recollections form a Western epic that includes the infamous Battle of the Little Bighorn.
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Cast
Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam, Richard Mulligan, Jeff Corey, Aimee Eccles, Carole Androsky, Kelly Jean Peters
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Arthur Penn
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World War II is raging, and a captured American general is being held hostage in Schloss Adler, a Bavarian citadel that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general before it's too late. But can they pull off the dangerous mission? This 1968 classic pairs the enigmatic Richard Burton with the iconic Clint Eastwood in a tale of wartime bravery and treachery.
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Cast
Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick Wymark, Michael Hordern, Donald Houston, Peter Barkworth, William Squire, Robert Beatty, Brook Williams, Neil McCarthy
Director
Director
Brian G. Hutton
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Sent overseas to kill a ruthless terrorist, special ops assassin David Wolfe (Cuba Gooding Jr.) uncovers a secret that puts his own life in jeopardy: a nefarious conspiracy that involves the highest levels of the U.S. government.
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Cast
Cuba Gooding Jr., Clarence Williams III, John Terry, Jaclyn DeSantis, Lance Reddick, Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry, Jayson Warner Smith, Sarah Ann Schultz, J.K. Simmons, J. Omar Castro
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Gen. George S. Patton earned the nickname "Blood and Guts" for his determination on the battlefield. This epic-scale production follows the commander as he guides his troops across Africa and Europe, illuminating a man whose life was defined by war.
Cast
Cast
George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates, Edward Binns, Lawrence Dobkin, John Doucette, James Edwards, Frank Latimore
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Franklin J. Schaffner
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Rent Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil on DVD Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil
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Led by Lt. Robert James (Nicholas Gonzalez), a team of Navy SEALs is sent to North Korea on a secret mission to knock out a missile site. But when the operation goes awry, four of the soldiers end up stranded on enemy turf. Now, to carry out their prime objective, the soldiers must battle past rogue forces. Keith David, Bruce McGill, Shane Edelman and Peter Coyote also star in this high-octane sequel helmed by James Dodson.
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Cast
Shane Edelman, Keith David, Bruce McGill, Peter Coyote, Nicholas Gonzalez, Eyal Podell, April Grace
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James Dodson
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In 2nd-century northern Britain, legendary centurion Quintas Dias and a handful of Roman soldiers struggle to survive behind enemy lines after their platoon is decimated in an ambush by savage Pict tribesmen.
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Cast
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Neil Marshall
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Controversy boils over when Soviet rebels point nuclear weapons at the United States, and a message for the nuclear-missile sub USS Alabama gets cut off during transmission. Will the Alabama prevent a nuclear holocaust, or start one?
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Cast
Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini, George Dzundza, Matt Craven, Viggo Mortensen
Director
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Tony Scott
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Rent Sniper: Reloaded on DVD Sniper: Reloaded
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Following in the footsteps of his father, renowned sniper Tom Beckett, U.S. Marine Sgt. Brandon Beckett takes on the toughest assignments -- including a deadly mission to rescue a Belgian plantation owner from hostilities in the Congo.
Cast
Cast
Chad Michael Collins, Richard Sammel, Annabel Wright, Justin Strydom, Billy Zane, Hlomla Dandala, Conrad Kemp, Kayla Privett, Clyde Berning, Rob Fruithof, Martin Le Maitre, Patrick Lyster, Ian Van Der Heyden
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Martial law is imposed in New York when U.S. military zealots abduct a Muslim religious leader and an Army general cordons off Queens to form a detention camp. Two FBI agents team with a CIA operative to save the day in this action-packed thriller.
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Cast
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Targeted by a small-town sheriff, former Green Beret and Vietnam vet John Rambo reaches his breaking point and launches a guerilla response. His skills overwhelm the police, who call in Rambo's old commanding officer to help defuse the situation.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy, Bill McKinney, Jack Starrett, Michael Talbott, Chris Mulkey, John McLiam, Alf Humphreys, David Caruso, David Crowley, Don MacKay, Bruce Greenwood
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Synopsis
To clear their names, a squad of Navy SEALs heads to South America to rescue a hostage but must hole up inside enemy territory when their mission goes wrong. The only way to escape is to launch an offensive against Colombian Special Forces.
Cast
Cast
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When a warmongering prime minister advances his armies against two rival kingdoms, he unwittingly prompts his adversaries to work together, resulting in an epic battle by the sea involving more than 1 million soldiers.
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Cast
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Backed by his "Magnificent Seven," a principled Knight Templar defends Rochester Castle from the ruthless King John and his advancing armies, who seek to rule England's free men by force -- no matter what the Magna Carta might say.
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Cast
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Rent The Marine 2 on DVD The Marine 2
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Marine sniper Joe Linwood and his wife, Robin, are vacationing at an island resort when terrorists attack and take hostages, including Robin. Now Joe must use every deadly maneuver in his arsenal to save his wife and end the tense standoff.
Cast
Cast
Ted DiBiase Jr., Temuera Morrison, Lara Cox, Robert Coleby, Michael Rooker, Kelly B. Jones, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Dom Hetrakul, Marina Ponomareva, Levern Gibbs
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Rent The Tuskegee Airmen on DVD The Tuskegee Airmen
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In World War II, the 332nd Air Force squadron was honored for keeping casualties low and bombers safe. But it also made history because its members were the first African-American pilots to take to the skies for America. Few knew of their accomplishments, however, until decades later. Laurence Fishburne, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Andre Braugher lead a talented cast of characters who managed to serve despite the rampant racism they endured.
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Cast
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Tormented by memories of combat in the Bosnian War, American vet Benjamin Ford seeks peace of mind deep in the Appalachian Mountains. But when a Bosnian vet of the same war comes to settle a score, a new war erupts in the American wilderness.
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Cast
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Genres
Thrillers, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action, Psychological Thrillers
Rent Inglorious Bastards on DVD Inglorious Bastards
Synopsis
In this 1978 cult classic, five escaped military prisoners -- killers, deserters and thieves among them -- set out across World War II France in search of freedom, led by two rebellious tough guys (Bo Svenson and Fred Williamson). After their prison convoy is ambushed, the men head for the Swiss border, but they wind up forced to undertake a suicide mission to infiltrate a Nazi train and steal a top secret missile warhead.
Cast
Cast
Bo Svenson, Peter Hooten, Fred Williamson, Michael Pergolani, Jackie Basehart, Michel Constantin, Debra Berger, Raimund Harmstorf, Ian Bannen
Director
Director
Enzo G. Castellari
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action
Rent The Dirty Dozen on DVD The Dirty Dozen
Synopsis
In this Academy Award-winning World War II action flick from director Robert Aldrich (The Longest Yard), a U.S. Army major (Lee Marvin) is handed a near-impossible assignment: Turn a group of conscripted convicts into a crack fighting unit and then send them on a mission to destroy a villa filled with Nazi brass. The "volunteers" include Archer J. Maggott (Telly Savalas), Victor Franko (John Cassavetes) and Vernon L. Pinkley (Donald Sutherland).
Cast
Cast
Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Richard Jaeckel, George Kennedy, Ralph Meeker, Robert Ryan, Donald Sutherland, Telly Savalas, Clint Walker, Robert Webber
Director
Director
Robert Aldrich
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic War Stories, Military & War Action
Rent Heartbreak Ridge on DVD Heartbreak Ridge
Synopsis
Clint Eastwood stars as tough-as-nails sergeant and war vet Tom Highway, who's assigned to whip a platoon of unruly new Marines into shape as he faces his own often-humorous battles with his ex-wife and his by-the-book commanding officers.
Cast
Cast
Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn, Eileen Heckart, Bo Svenson, Mario Van Peebles, Arlen Dean Snyder, Richard Venture, J.C. Quinn, Nicholas Worth, Elizabeth Ruscio, Boyd Gaines, Vincent Irizarry
Director
Director
Clint Eastwood
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action
Rent Broken Arrow on DVD Broken Arrow
Synopsis
When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them back.
Cast
Cast
John Travolta, Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Delroy Lindo, Bob Gunton, Frank Whaley, Howie Long, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Jack Thompson, Vyto Ruginis
Director
Director
John Woo
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Action Thrillers, Blockbusters
Rent Battle of Britain on DVD Battle of Britain
Synopsis
This star-studded epic re-creates the 1940 air battle that took place in the skies over England. Surprised and outgunned, Britain's R.A.F. used determination and guile to fend off a ferocious Nazi Luftwaffe attack in the early days of World War II.
Cast
Cast
Harry Andrews, Trevor Howard, Michael Caine, Curd Jürgens, Ralph Richardson, Ian McShane, Laurence Olivier, Kenneth More, Michael Redgrave, Nigel Patrick, Christopher Plummer, Robert Shaw, Patrick Wymark, Susannah York, Michael Bates, James Cosmo, Robert Flemyng, Barry Foster, Edward Fox, W.G. Foxley
Director
Director
Guy Hamilton
Genres
Genres
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Rent Universal Soldier: Regeneration on DVD Universal Soldier: Regeneration
Synopsis
When a Chechen extremist threatens to spark another nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, supersoldier Luc Deveraux leads a team to reclaim the power plant. But Deveraux finds himself facing an old friend when the battle lines are drawn.
Cast
Cast
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Andrei Arlovski, Mike Pyle, Corey Johnson, Garry Cooper, Emily Joyce, Zahary Baharov, Aki Avni, Kerry Shale
Director
Director
John Hyams
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Military & War Action
Rent Apocalypse Now / Apocalypse Now Redux on DVD Apocalypse Now / Apocalypse Now Redux
Synopsis
Francis Ford Coppola's timeless epic adapts Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness to the Vietnam War, where special operations Capt. Willard (Martin Sheen) must travel deep into the Cambodian jungle to locate and kill the mysterious -- and insane -- Col. Kurtz (Marlon Brando). This double feature includes the 1979 Oscar-winning masterwork set in the Vietnam War, along with the re-edited and expanded 2001 director's cut, Apocalypse Now Redux.
Cast
Cast
Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Sam Bottoms, Laurence Fishburne, Albert Hall, Dennis Hopper, Harrison Ford, G.D. Spradlin, Christian Marquand, Aurore Clément
Director
Director
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Military & War Action, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters
Rent The Guns of Navarone on DVD The Guns of Navarone
Synopsis
The Germans will annihilate thousands of British soldiers trapped in Greece unless help arrives quickly. But the dreaded guns of Navarone will destroy any rescue ship that comes within their mighty reach. Can a commando team of Allied soldiers and Greek partisans (including Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn and David Niven) succeed in doing the impossible? Classics fans will love the must-see bonus features.
Cast
Cast
Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Baker, Carl Foreman
Director
Director
J. Lee Thompson
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic War Stories, Military & War Action
Rent Rambo: First Blood Part II on DVD Rambo: First Blood Part II
Synopsis
Rambo, freed from prison to help the government find proof of P.O.W.s still being held in Vietnam, turns the recon job into a rescue mission. The jungle becomes a bloodbath as the vengeful veteran takes down anyone who gets in his way.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Charles Napier, Steven Berkoff, Julia Nickson, Martin Kove, George Cheung, Andy Wood, William Ghent
Director
Director
George P. Cosmatos
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Military & War Action, Action Thrillers, Blockbusters
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