Action Movies timeline

  • Superman IV: The Quest for Peace released

    Superman IV: The Quest for Peace is a 1987 superhero film, the last of the Superman theatrical movies starring Christopher Reeve as the Man of... Read more

  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade released

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a 1989 adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, from a story co-written by executive producer George... Read more

  • Batman (film) released

    Batman is a 1989 superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name, directed by Tim Burton. The film stars Michael Keaton in the... Read more

  • Licence to Kill released

    Licence to Kill (1989) is the sixteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the second and last to star Timothy Dalton as the fictional MI6... Read more

  • Point Break is released

    Point Break is a 1991 action film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and starring Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze and Gary Busey. The title refers to the... Read more

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day released

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day, commonly abbreviated as T2, is a 1991 action/science fiction film directed, co-written and co-produced by James Cameron... Read more

  • Batman Returns released

    Batman Returns is a 1992 superhero film directed by Tim Burton. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is a sequel to 1989's Batman,... Read more

  • Jurassic Park (film) released

    Jurassic Park is a 1993 science fiction thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. The... Read more

  • The Three Musketeers (film) released

    The Three Musketeers is a 1993 film version of the classic story from Walt Disney Pictures, directed by Stephen Herek from a screenplay by David... Read more

  • Beverly Hills Cop III released

    Beverly Hills Cop III, or Cop III as it was promotionally known, is a 1994 action-comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by John Landis,... Read more

  • Batman Forever released

    Batman Forever is a 1995 superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher and the third installment of the Batman film series. The film stars Val Kilmer,... Read more

  • GoldenEye released

    GoldenEye (1995) is the seventeenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.... Read more

  • Mission: Impossible (film) released

    Mission: Impossible is an 1996 thriller directed by Brian De Palma and stars Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt. The plot follows Hunt's (Tom Cruise) mission... Read more

  • Independence Day (film) released

    Independence Day (also known by its promotional abbreviation ID4) is a 1996 science fiction film about a hostile alien invasion of Earth, focusing... Read more

  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park released

    The Lost World: Jurassic Park is a 1997 science fiction thriller film, directed by Steven Spielberg. The film was produced by Bonnie Curtis,... Read more

  • Batman & Robin (film) released

    Batman & Robin is a 1997 superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is a sequel to Batman... Read more

  • Men In Black (film) released

    Men in Black is a 1997 science fiction comedy action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Vincent D'Onofrio.... Read more

  • Starship Troopers Released in the US

    Starship Troopers is a Dutch-American 1997 military science fiction film, written by Robert A. Heinlein (novel) and Edward Neumeier (screenplay),... Read more

  • Tomorrow Never Dies released

    Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) is the eighteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the second to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent... Read more

  • The Matrix released

    The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction-action film written and directed by Larry and Andy Wachowski and starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne,... Read more

  • The World Is Not Enough released

    The World Is Not Enough (1999) is the nineteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent... Read more

  • Pitch Black released

    Pitch Black (also known as The Chronicles of Riddick: Pitch Black) is a 2000 science fiction action movie directed by David Twohy and is recognized... Read more

  • Mission: Impossible II released

    Mission: Impossible II (also known as M:I-2) is a 2000 film directed by John Woo, and starring Tom Cruise, who also served as the film's producer.... Read more

  • X-Men (film) released

    X-Men is a 2000 superhero film based on the fictional Marvel Comics characters of the same name. Directed by Bryan Singer, the film stars Hugh... Read more

  • Jurassic Park III released

    Jurassic Park III is a 2001 film and the third and final in the Jurassic Park franchise. It is the first film in the series that is neither based... Read more