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Favorite Action Films: 2008-2009

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People who added this item 1311 Average listal rating (859 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
RocknRolla (2008)


Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Produced by: Guy Ritchie, Joel Silver, Susan Downey, Steve Richards, Steve Clark Hall, and Navid McIlhargey
Written by: Guy Ritchie
Cinematography: David Higgs
Edited by: James Herbert
Music by: Steve Isles

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 597 Average listal rating (399 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.3


Directed by: James McTeigue
Produced by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, Joel Silver, and Grant Hill
Written by: Michael Sand and J. Michael Straczynski
Cinematography: Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Edited by: Gian Ganziano and Joseph Jett Sally
Music by: Ilan Eshkeri

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 5094 Average listal rating (3592 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Iron Man (2008)


Directed by: Jon Faverau
Produced by: Kevin Feige, Peter Bilingsley, Victoria Alonso, Bernd Eichinger, Avi Arad, Ari Arad, Jon Faverau, and Jeremy Latham
Written by: Mark Fergus, Hawk Otsby, Art Marcum, and Matt Holloway
Based on characters created by: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Don Heck, and Larry Lieber
Cinematography: Matthew Libatique
Edited by: Dan Lebental
Music by: Ramin Djawadi

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 7706 Average listal rating (5549 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 9


Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Produced by: Larry Franco, Benjamin Melnicker, Michael E. Uslan, Charles Roven, and Emma Thomas
Written by: Christopher Nolan
Based on characters created by: Bob Kane and Bill Finger
Cinematography: Wally Pfister
Edited by: Lee Smith
Music by: James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 327 Average listal rating (226 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Defendor (2010)


Directed by: Peter Stebbins
Produced by: Tim Brown Sean Buckley, Joel Burch, and Leah Jaunzems
Written by: Peter Stebbins
Cinematography: David Greene
Edited by: Geoff Ashenhurst
Music by: John Rowley

Distributed by: Alliance Atlantis Entertainment and Darius Films
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 859 Average listal rating (573 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6
Speed Racer (2008)


Directed by: Lilly Wachowski and Lana Wachowski
Produced by: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, Joel Silver, and Jessica Allen
Based on the TV series by: Tatsuo Yoshida
Written by: Lilly Wachowski and Lana Wachowski
Cinematography: David Tattersall
Edited by: Roger Barton and Zach Staenberg
Music by: Michael Giacchio

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2252 Average listal rating (1507 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.6


Directed by: Mark Forrester
Produced by: Barbara Broccoli, Callum McDougall, Andrew Noakes, and Michael G. Wilson
Written by: Neil Purvis, Paul Haggis, and Robert Wade
Based on a character created by: Ian Fleming
Cinematography: Roberto Schaefer
Edited by: Matt Chesse and Richard Pearson
Music by: David Arnold
Song and lyrics by: Jack White

Distributed by: MGM/UA and Columbia Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2697 Average listal rating (1771 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: Louis Leterrier
Produced by: Avi Arad, Stephen Broussard, Kevin Feige, Gale Anne Hurd, Stan Lee, and David Maisel, and Jim Van Wyck
Written by: Zack Penn
Based on the characters created by: Stan Lee and Steve Ditko
Cinematography: Peter Menzies, Jr.
Edited by: Rick Shaine, Vincent Tabaillon, and John Wright
Music by: Craig Armstrong

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 5388 Average listal rating (3732 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3


Directed by: Quentin Tarantno
Produced by: Lawrence Bender, Lloyd Phillips, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, and Erica Steinberg
Written by: Quentin Tarantino
Cinematograph: Robert Richardson and Kenneth Hunter
Edited by: Sally Menke

Distributed by: The Weinstein Company
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2937 Average listal rating (2078 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Star Trek (2009)


Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Produced by: J.J. Abrams, David Baronoff, Bryan Burk, Jeffrey Chernov, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Roberto Orci, and David Witz
Written by: Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman
Based on charecters created by: Gene Roddenbarry
Cinematography: Dan Mindel
Edited by: Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey
Music by: Michael Giacchino

Distributed by' Paramount Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1484 Average listal rating (989 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.6


Directed by: Justin Lin
Produced by: Michael Fottrell, Neal H. Moritz, Vin Diesel, Amanda Lewis, and Samantha Vincent
Based on characters created by: Gary Scott Thompson
Written by: Ben Morgan
Cinematograph: Amir Mokri
Edited by: Christian Wagner and Fred Raskin
Music by: Brian Tyler

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2109 Average listal rating (1406 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.5


Directed by: Joseph McGinty Nichol
Produced by: Derek Anderson, Moritz Borman, Victor Kubicek, and
Jeffrey Silver
Written by: John Brancato and Michael Ferris
Based on charecters created by: James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd
Cinematography: Shane Hurlbut
Edited by: Conrad Buff
Music by: Danny Elfman

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1395 Average listal rating (957 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.8


Directed by: Stephen Sommers
Produced by: Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Bob Ducsay, and Brian Goldberg
Based on a concept by: Larry Hama, Stan Weston, Donald Levine
Written by: Michael B. Gordon, Stuart Beattie, Stephen Sommers, Paul Lovett, and David Elliott
Cinematography: Michael Amundsen
Edited by: Bob Ducsay, Jim May, and Kelly Matsumoto
Music by: Alan Silvestri

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1101 Average listal rating (736 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.2


Directed by: Brian Taylor and Mark Neveldine
Produced by: Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Mark Neveldine, and Mark Taylor
Written by: Brian Taylor and Mark Neveldine
Based on characters created by: Brian Taylor and Mark Neveldine
Cinematography: Brendon Troost
Edited by: Marc Jakubowicz and Fernando Villena
Music by: Mark Patton

Distributed by: Lionsgate Entertainment
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 3261 Average listal rating (2153 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6


Directed by: Gavin Hood
Produced by: Ralph Winter, Hugh Jackma, Richard Donner, Lauren Shuler Donner, Stan Lee, Avi Arad, Bryan Singer, John Palermo, and Simon Ambridge
Based on characters created by: Chris Claremont, Stan Lee, Len Wein, and Jack Kirby
Written by: David Benioff and Skip Woods
Cinematography: Donald McAlpine
Edited by: Megan Gill and Nicholas De Toth
Music by: Harry Gregson Williams
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 3151 Average listal rating (2158 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
District 9 (2009)


Directed by: Neill Blomkamp
0roduced by: Bill Block, Philipa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Peter Kamins, Mpho Gift Twala, and Mark Brooke
Written by: Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell
Based on the short film, "Alive in Joberg" by Neill Blomkamp
Cinematography: Trent Opaloch
Edited by: Julian Clarke
Music by: Clinton Shorter

Distributed by: Tri-Star Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 563 Average listal rating (411 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6
Doomsday (2008)


Directed by: Neil Marshall
Produced by: Jeff Abberley, Julia Blackman, Benedict Carver, Marc D. Evans, Trevor Macy, Peter McAleese, Steven Paul, and
Carole Sheridan
Written by: Neil Marshall
Cinematography: Sam McCurdy
Edited by: Andrew MacRitchie and Neil Marshall
Music by: Tyler Bates

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 4100 Average listal rating (2720 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6


Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Produced by: Joel Silver, Bruce Berman, Lionel Wigram, Michael Tadross, Dana Goldberg, Susan Downey, Steve Clark Hall, Dan Lin, and Peter Eskelsen
Based on characters created by: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Written by: Simon Kinberg, Anthony Peckham, and Michael Robert Johnson
Cinematograph: Philippe Rousselot
Edited by: James Herbert
Music by: Hans Zimmer

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 5432 Average listal rating (3805 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.8
Avatar (2009)


Directed by: James Cameron
Produced by: Jon Landeau, Colin Wilson, and Laeta Kalogridis
Written by: James Cameron
Cinematography: Mauro Fiore
Edited by: James Cameron, John Refoua, and Stephen E. Rivkin
Music by: James Cameron

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 3523 Average listal rating (2435 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Watchmen (2009)


Directed by: Zack Snyder
Produced by: Wesley Coller, Herb Gains, Lawrence Gordon, Lloyd Levin, Deborah Snyder, and Thomas Till
Written by: David Hayter and Alex Tse
Based on the graphic novel by: Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
Cinematography: Larry Fong
Edited by: William Hoy
Music by: Tyler Bates

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 473 Average listal rating (308 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.9


Directed by: Lexi Alexander
Produced by: Gale Anne Hurd, Stan Lee, Kevin Feige, Ogden Gavanski, Michael Paseornek, Oliver Hengst, Ernst August Schnieder, John Sacchi, Donna Sloan, and Ari Arad
Based on the characters created by: Gerry Conway, Chuck Dixon, John Romita Sr., and Ross Andru
Written by: Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, and Nick Santora
Cinematography: Steve Gainer
Edited by: Michael Yeh
Music by: Michael Wandmacher

Distributed by: Lionsgate Entertainment
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2161 Average listal rating (1428 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5


Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow
Produced by: Kathryn Bigelow, Tony Mark, Greg Shapiro, Mark Boal, and Nicolas Chartier
Written by: Mark Boal
Cinematography: Newton Thomas Siegel and Barry Ackroyd
Edited by: Bob Murawski and Chris Innes
Music by: Marco Beltrami and Buck Saunders

Distributed by: Summit Entertainment
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1742 Average listal rating (1105 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
Get Smart (2008)


Directed by: Peter Segal
Produced by: Charles Roven, Bruce Berman, Steve Carell, Peter Segal, Andrew Lazar, Alex Gartner, and Michael Ewing
Based on TV series by: Mel Brooks and Buck Henry
Written by: Tom J. Astle and Matt Embler
Cinematography: Dean Semler
Edited by: Richard Pearson
Music by: Trevor Rabin

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1970 Average listal rating (1303 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7


Directed by: Guillermo Del Toro
Produced by: Lawrence Gordon, Lloyd Levin, Mike Mignola, and
Mike Richardson
Written by: Guillermo Del Toro and Mark Mignola
Based on the comic book series by: Mike Mignola
Cinematography: Guillermo Navarro
Edited by: Bernat Vilaplana
Music by: Danny Elfman

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 3675 Average listal rating (2452 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.6
Kung Fu Panda (2008)


Directed by: Mark Osborne and John Stevenson
Produced by: Glenn Berger, Jonathan Aibel, and Melissa Cobb
Written by: Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris, Glenn Berger, and Jonathan Aibel
Cinematography: Yong Duk Jhun
Edited by: Clare De Chenu
Music by: John Powell and Hans Zimmer

Distributed by: DreamWorks Animation
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2444 Average listal rating (1639 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Taken (2008)


Directed by: Pierre Morell
Produced by: Luc Besson, Pierre Ange Le Pogam, and India Osborne
Written by: Luc Beeson and Robert Kamen
Cinematography: Michel Abramowicz
Edited by: Frederic Thoraval
Music by: Nathaniel Mechaly

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1764 Average listal rating (1154 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7


Directed by: David Gordon Green
Produced by: Seth Rogen, Judd Apatow, Evan Goldberg, and Shauna Robertson
Written by: Seth Rogen, Judd Apatow, and Evan Goldberg
Cinematograph: Tim Orr
Edited by: Craig Alpert
Music by: Graeme Revell

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2695 Average listal rating (1805 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7


Directed by: Ben Stiller
Produced by: Eric McLeod, Justin Theroux, Ben Stiller, Stuart Cornfield, Brian Taylor, and Leeann Stonebreaker
Written by: Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux, and Etan Cohen
Cinematography: John Toll
Edited by: Greg Hayden
Music by: Theodore Shapiro

Distributed by: DreamWorks Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1372 Average listal rating (937 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7
Rambo (2008)


Directed by: Sylvester Stallone
Produced by: Avi Lerner, Peter Block. John Thompson, and Boaz Davidson
Based on the characters created by: David Morrell
Written by: Art Monterastelli and Sylvester Stallone
Cinematography: Glen MacPherson
Edited by: Sean Albertson
Music by: Brian Tyler

Distributed by: Nu Image Entertainment and Lionsgate Entertainment
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2532 Average listal rating (1759 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7
Cloverfield (2008)


Directed by: Matt Reeves
Produced by: J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, Sherryl Clark, and Guy Riedel
Written by: Drew Goddard
Cinematography: Michael Bonvillain
Edited by: Kevin Stitt
Music by: Michael Giacchino

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Produced by: Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, and George Lucas
Based on characters created by: Steven Spielberg, Phillip Kaufman, and George Lucas
Written by: Jeff Nathanson, David Koepp, and George Lucas
Cinematography: Janusz Kamiล„ski
Edited by: Michael Kahn
Music by: John Williams

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:

2008 and 2009, Speed Racer and his Mach 5, go into overdrive, The Hurt Locker is in theatres, and Avatar and The Dark Knight, are box office hits.

Sadly, Heath Ledger, passes away on January 22, 2008. We still miss you, Heath.

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