Manly Movies

2019

Triple Frontier (2019)

Triple Frontier (2019)

Triple Frontier    13 Mar 2019

R 125 minReleased

8.9
IMDB: 8.9/10 509 votes

If the slick trailer for this Netflix movie left you in any doubt of who the target audience is, then the fact that the film opens with a Metallica number, and ends with another Metallica number should leave you in no doubt. Kind of this site’s readership. It’s a big heist movie with a big cast, directed by J.C. Chandor, director of the understated manly movie All Is Lost. Pedro Pascal, Garrett Hedlund, Charlie Hunnam and Oscar Isaac are all ex ...

Triple Threat (2019)

Triple Threat (2019)

Triple Threat    28 Feb 2019

R 96 minReleased

7.8
IMDB: 7.8/10 281 votes

Jesse V. Johnson, the English director with a flare for getting the most out of the least, is back with another B-movie actioner. Triple Threat, is an ensemble that brings together Scott Adkins, Tiger Chen, Tony Jaa, Michael Jai White and Iko Uwais. Having directed Steve Austin and Dolph Lundgren in The Package, and Scott Adkins in Savage Dog, two movies I approved of, this one goes exactly how you’d expect. So, Scott Adkins is a villain in this one, as ...

Cold Pursuit (2019)

Cold Pursuit (2019)

Cold Pursuit    08 Feb 2019

R 119 minReleased

6.5
IMDB: 6.5/10 273 votes

Liam Neeson shines in the comedic revenge thriller Cold Pursuit, easily his best since Taken. Revenge and vigilantism have always been strong themes in cinema. Legendary actor, Charles Bronson became a star playing vigilante, Paul Kersey in five Death Wish movies. Cold Pursuit adds an additional element to the revenge thriller, pitch black humor. This is a movie where a para-glider being run over and torn apart by a large snow plow machine is played for laughs. Nels Coxman ...

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Alita: Battle Angel    14 Feb 2019

PG-13 122 minReleased

7.6
IMDB: 7.6/10 783 votes

Near the culmination of the science fiction thriller, “Alita: Battle Angel,” the heroine, Alita (Rose Salazar) bursts into the cavernous headquarters of the ruthless cyborg parts dealer Vector (Mahershala Ali). The facility is full of massive mechanized security robots. Alita furiously dispatches them one by one, using her technologically enhanced sword and then fires a futuristic looking Gatling gun. This is one of the more inventive and heart-pumping images in the movie, which is visually arresting but a ...

The Wandering Earth (2019)

The Wandering Earth (2019)

The Wandering Earth    05 Feb 2019

N/A 125 minReleased

7.4
IMDB: 7.4/10 778 votes

Having established himself as the Chinese John Rambo in his Wolf Warrior films, martial artist Wu Jing returns with the pseudo intellectual and very sentimental sci-fi adaptation The Wandering Earth, based on a short story by acclaimed author Liu Cixin. Jing takes the part of Bruce Willis in China’s answer to Armageddon, with a bit of 2001 A Space Odyssey thrown in for good measure. In the future, the dying sun is expanding and it’s going to engulf the Earth in ...