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Favorite Action Films: 1996-1997

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People who added this item 426 Average listal rating (281 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Produced by: Clint Eastwood, Tom Rooker, Michael Maurer, and Karen S. Spiegel
Based on the novel by: David Baldacci
Written by: William Goldman
Cinematography: Jack Green
Edited by: Joel Cox
Music by: Lennie Neihaus and Clint Eastwood

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 231 Average listal rating (169 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.1


Directed by: Dwight H. Little
Produced by: Arnon Milchan, Arnold Kopelson, Anne Kopelson, Michael G. Nathanson, and Stephen Joel Brown
Written by: David Hodgin and Wayne Beach
Cinematography: Steven Bernstein
Edited by: Billy Webber and Leslie Jones
Music by: Christopher Young

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 868 Average listal rating (608 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.8


Directed by: John Carpenter
Produced by: Debra Hill and John Carpenter
Written by: John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, and Debra Hill
Based on characters created by: John Carpenter and Nick Castle
Cinematography: Gary B. Kibbe
Edited by: Edward A. Warschilka
Music by: John Carpenter and Shirley Walker

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 2211 Average listal rating (1578 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.4
The Rock (1996)


Directed by: Michael Bay
Produced by: Jerry Bruckheimer, Don Simpson, Sean Connery, Louis A. Stoller, and William Stuart
Written by: Douglas Cook, David Weisberg, and Mark Rosner
Cinematography: John Schwartzmsn
Edited by: Richard Francis Bruce
Music by: Nick Glennie Smith and Hans Zimmer

Distributed by: Hollywood Pictures
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People who added this item 286 Average listal rating (198 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
Breakdown (1997)


Directed by: Jonathan Mostow
Produced by: Henry Colomby, Jonathan Fernandez, Dino DeLaurentiis, and Martha DeLaurentiis
Written by: Jonathan Mostow and Sam Montgomery
Cinematography: Douglas Milsome
Edited by: Derek Brechin and Kevin Stitt
Music by: Basil Poledouris

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 5093 Average listal rating (3575 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7


Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Produced by: Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich, Ute Emmerich, and William Fay
Written by: Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich
Cinematography: Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Edited by: David Brenner
Music by: David Arnold

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 787 Average listal rating (542 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
The Saint (1997)


Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Produced by; David Brown, Robert Evans, William J. MacDonald, and Mace Neufeld
Written by: Jonathan Hensleigh and Wesley Strick
Based on the TV series, โ€œThe Saintโ€ and the character created by: Leslie Charteris
Cinematography: Phil Meheux
Edited by: Terry Rawlings
Music by: Graeme Revell

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 409 Average listal rating (297 ratings) 4.7 IMDB Rating 4.9
The Phantom (1996)


Directed by: Simon Wincer
Produced by: Bonnie Abaunza, Jeffrey Boam, Graham Burke, Greg Coote, Joe Dante, Robert Evans, Alan Ladd Jr., Bruce Sherlock, Peter Sjoquist, and Richard Vane
Written by: Jeffrey Boam
Based on the characters created by: Lee Falk
Cinematography: David Burr
Edited by: O. Nicholas Brown and Bryan H. Carroll
Music by: David Newman

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 114 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
Wild America (1997)


Directed by: William Dear
Produced by: Gary Barber, Kearie Peak, James G. Robinson, Irby Smith, Mark Stouffer, Steve Tisch, and Bill Todman Jr.
Written by: David Michael Wieger
Cinematography: David Burr
Edited by: O. Nicholas Brown and Stuart H. Pappรฉ
Music by: Joel McNeely

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
People who added this item 438 Average listal rating (282 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Fly Away Home (1996)


Directed by: Carroll Ballard
Produced by: Carol Baum, Sandy Gallin, and John Veitch
Based on the book, "Father Goose: One Man, a Gaggle of Geese, and Their Real Life Incredible Journey South", by: Bill Lishman
Written by: Robert Rodat and Vince McKewin Cinematography: Caleb Deschanel
Edited by: Nicholas C. Smith
Music by: Mark Isham

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 81 Average listal rating (48 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.7
Alaska (1996)


Directed by: Fraser C. Heston
Produced by: Andy Burg, Carol Fuchs, Gordon Mark, and John Stronach
Written by: Andy Burg and Scott Myers
Cinematography: Tony Westman
Edited by: Ed Kobrin
Music by: Reg Powell

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 843 Average listal rating (554 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6


Directed by: Jonathan Frakes
Produced by: Rick Berman, Marty Hornstein, and Peter Lauritson
Written by: Rick Berman, Brannon Braga, and Ronald D. Moore
Based on TV series created by: Gene Roddenberry
Cinematography: Matthew F. Leonetti
Edited by: Anastasia Emmons and John W. Wheeler
Music by: Jerry Goldsmith and Joel Goldsmith

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 2512 Average listal rating (1709 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
Twister (1996)


Directed by: Jan De Bont
Produced by: Ian Bryce, Steven Spielberg, Michael Crichton, Walter F. Parkes, Kathleen Kennedy, and Frank Marshall
Written by: Michael Crichton and Anne Marie Martin
Cinematography: Jack N. Green
Edited by: Michael Kahn
Music by: Mark Mancina

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 702 Average listal rating (461 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3


Directed by: George Armitage
Produced by: Steve Pink, Roger Birnbaum, John Cusack, and Jonathan Glickman
Written by: Tom Jankiewicz, Steve Pink, John Cuasack, and D.V. DeVincentis
Cinematography: Jamie Anderson
Edited by: Brian Berdan
Music by: Joe Strummer

Distributed by: Hollywood Pictures
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People who added this item 1653 Average listal rating (1049 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5


Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode
Produced by: Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson
Written by: Bruce Feirstein
Based on the characters created by: Ian Fleming
Cinematography: Robert Elswitt
Edited by: Michel Arcand and Dominique Fortin
Music by: David Arnold
Song and lyrics by: Sheryl Crow, Mitchell Froom, David Arnold, David McAlmont, and Don Black

Distributed by: MGM/UA
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People who added this item 46 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9


Directed by: Christian Duguay
Produced by: Tom Barry, Franco Battista, Joseph N. Cohen, and David Saunders
Written by: Dan Gordon and Sabi H. Shabtai
Cinematography: David Franco and Christian Duguay
Edited by: Yves Langlois
Music by: Normand Corbeil

Distributed by: Triumph Films
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People who added this item 564 Average listal rating (378 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.9


Directed by: Mimi Leder
Produced by: Andrew Cockburn, Leslie Cockburn, Michael Grillo, Branko Lustig, Laurie MacDonald, John Wells, and Walter F. Parkes
Written by: Michael Schiffer
Based on the article, "One Point Safe" by: Leslie Cockburn and Andrew Cockburn
Cinematography: Dietrich Lohmann
Edited by: David Rosenbloom
Music by: Hans Zimmer

Distributed by: DreamWorks Pictures
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People who added this item 714 Average listal rating (501 ratings) 5.1 IMDB Rating 5.5
Volcano (1997)


Directed by: Mick Jackson
Produced by: Andrew Z. Davis, Neil H. Moritz, and Lauren Schuler Donner
Written by: Jerome Armstrong and Billy Ray
Cinematography: Theo van der Sande
Edited by: Michael Tronick and Don Brochu
Music by: Alan Silvestri

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 3251 Average listal rating (2232 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Face/Off (1997)


Directed by: John Woo
Produced by: David Permut, Barrie M. Osborne, Terence Chang, and Christopher Godsick
Written by: Mike Werb and Michael Colleary
Cinematography: Oliver Wood
Edited by: Steven Kemper and Christian Wagner
Music by: John Powell

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 938 Average listal rating (647 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.9
Dante's Peak (1997)


Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Produced by: Ilona Herzberg, Gale Anne Hurd, Geoff Murphy, and Joesph Singer
Written by: Leslie Bohem
Cinematography: Andrzej Bartkowiak
Edited by: Tina Hirsch, Conrad Buff IV, and Howard E. Smith
Music by: John Frizzle

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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People who added this item 665 Average listal rating (463 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8


Directed by: Renny Harlin
Produced by: Stephanie Austin, Shane Black, Michael De Luca, Carla Fry, Steven Tisch, Rennh Harlin, and Geena Davis
Written by: Shane Black
Cinematography: Guillermo Navarro
Edited by: William Goldenberg
Music by: Alan Silvestri

Distributed by: New Line Cinema
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People who added this item 1932 Average listal rating (1280 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.5
Air Force One (1997)


Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Produced by: Marc Abraham, Armyan Bernstein, Thomas A. Bliss, Gail Katz, Wolfgang Petersen, and David W. Lester
Written by: Andrew W. Marlowe
Cinematography: Michael Ballhaus
Edited by: Richard Francis Bruce
Music by: Jerry Goldsmith

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 2313 Average listal rating (1575 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
Con Air (1997)


Directed by: Simon West
Produced by: Jerry Bruckheimer, Peter Bogart, Jonathan Hensleigh, Jim Kouf, Chad Omen, and Lynn Kouf
Written by: Scott Rosenberg
Cinematography: David Tattersall
Edited by: Chris Lebenzon, Steve Mirkovich, and Glen Scantlebury
Music by: Trevor Rabin and Mark Mancina

Distributed by: Touchstone Pictures
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People who added this item 356 Average listal rating (259 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4


Directed by: Stuart Baird
Produced by: Jim Thomas, John Thomas, Joel Silver, and Steve Perry
Written by: Jim Thomas and John Thomas
Cinematography: Alex Thomson
Edited by: Frank J. Urisote, Stuart Baird, Derek Brechin, Dallas Puett, and Kevin Stitt
Music by: Jerry Goldsmith

Distributed: by Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 500 Average listal rating (330 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4


Directed by: Walter Hill
Produced by: Michael De Luca, Walter Hill, Sara Riser, and Ralph S. Singleton
Written by: Walter Hill
Based on the story, "Yojimbo" by Akira Kurosawa and Ryuzo Kikushima
Cinematography: Lloyd Ahern
Edited by: Freeman A. Davies
Music by: Ry Cooder

Distributed by: New Line Cinema
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People who added this item 467 Average listal rating (331 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
The Edge (1997)


Directed by: Lee Tamahori
Produced by: Art Linson and Lloyd Phillips
Written by: David Mamet
Cinematography: Donald McAlpine
Edited by: Neil Travis
Music by: Jerry Goldsmith

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 975 Average listal rating (662 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4
The Jackal (1997)


Directed by: Michael Caton Jones
Produced by: Michael Caton Jones, Terrence A. Clegg, Sean Daniel, Mark Gordon, Kevin Jarre, and James Jacks
Written by: Chuck Pfarrer
Based on the story, "The Day of the Jackal" by: Kenneth Ross
Cinematography: Karl Walter Linderlaub
Edited by: Jim Clark
Music by: Carter Burwell

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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People who added this item 885 Average listal rating (619 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6
Broken Arrow (1996)


Directed by: John Woo
Produced by: Bill Badalato, Terence Chang, Dwight H. Little,and Mark Gordon
Written by: Graham Yost
Cinematography: Peter Levy
Edited by: Steve Mirkovich
Music by: Hans Zimmer

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 1024 Average listal rating (710 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
Ransom (1996)


Directed by: Ron Howard
Produced by: Scott Rudin, Brian Grazer, and Todd Hallowell
Written by: Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum, Richard Price, and Alexander Ignom
Cinematography: Piotr Sobocinski
Edited by: Daniel P. Hanley and Mike Hill
Music by: James Horner

Distributed by: Touchstone Pictures
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People who added this item 906 Average listal rating (630 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6.1
Eraser (1996)


Directed by: Chuck Russell
Produced by: Anne Kopleson, Arnold Kopelson, Chuck Russell, and Michael Tsdross
Written by: Waylon Green, Tony Puryesr, and Michael S. Chernuchin
Cinematography: Adam Greenberg
Edited by: Michael Tronick
Music by: Alan Silvestri

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 3849 Average listal rating (2614 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.1


Directed by: Brian DePalma
Produced by: Paula Wagner, Tom Cruise, and Paul Hitchcock
Written by: Steve Zailiag, David Koepp, and Robert Towne
Based on the TV series by: Bruce Geller
Cinematography: Stephen H. Burnun
Edited by: Paul Hirsch
Music by: Danny Elfman

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 1952 Average listal rating (1326 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.2


Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Produced by: Gordon Carroll, Walter Hill, David Giller, and Bill Badalato
Written by: Joss Whedon
Based on the characters by: Dan O'Bannon and Ron Shusett
Cinematography: Darius Khondji
Edited by: Herve Schneid
Music by: John Frizzell

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
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People who added this item 2105 Average listal rating (1525 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2


Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Produced by: Jon Davidson, Phil Tippett, Ed Neumeier, and Alan Marshall
Written by: Ed Neumeier
Based on the novel by: Robert A. Heinlein
Cinematography: Jost Vacano
Edited by: Mark Goldblatt and Caroline Rosa
Music by: Basil Poledouris

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures and Touchstone Pictures
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People who added this item 4218 Average listal rating (2825 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.6


Directed by: Steven Splelberg
Produced by: Kathleen Kennedy, Gerald R. Molen, and Colin Wilson
Written by: David Koepp
Based on the novel by: Michael Crichton
Cinematography: Janusz Kaminski
Edited by: Michael Kahn
Music by: John Williams

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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People who added this item 4983 Average listal rating (3540 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7


Directed by: Luc Beeson
Produced by: Iain Smith, John A. Amicarella, and Patrice Ledoux
Written by: Luc Beeson and Robert Mark Kamen
Cinematography: Thierry Arbogast
Edited by: Sylvie Landra
Music by: Eric Serra

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 7047 Average listal rating (5035 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Men in Black (1997)


Directed by: Barry Sonnenfield
Produced by: Walter F. Parkes, Steven Spielberg, and Laurie MacDonald
Written by: Ed Solomon
Based on the comic book series, The Men in Black" by: Lowell Cunningham
Cinematography: Don Peterman
Edited by: Jim Miller
Music by: Danny Elfman

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 2738 Average listal rating (1921 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2


Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Produced by: Gianni Nunnari, Meir Teper, Elizabeth Avellan, Robert Rodriguez, Lawrence Bender, John Esposito, Peter Hellerman, Robert Kurtzman, and Quentin Tarantino
Written by: Robert Rodriguez and Robert Kurtzman
Cinematography: Guillermo Navarro
Edited by: Robert Rodriguez
Music by: Graeme Revell

Distributed by: Dimension Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 871 Average listal rating (588 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.3
Spawn (1997)


Directed by: Mark A.Z. Dieppe
Produced by: Alan C. Blomquist, Todd McFarlane, Terry Fitzgerald, and Clint Goldman
Written by: Alan B. McElroy and Mark A.Z. Dieppe
Cinematography: Guillermo Navaro
Edited by: Todd Busch and Michael N. Knue
Music by: Graeme Revell

Distributed by: New Line Cinema
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