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  • Race to Witch Mountain (PG)

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and director Andy Fickman (The Game Plan) reteam for this action-driven update of Disney's Escape to Witch Mountain (1975) and Return From Witch Mountain (1978). more...
  • Raw Deal

    Cashiered from the FBI for excessive brutality, lawman Arnold Schwarzenegger fights to regain the confidence of the bureau by infiltrating the Chicago crime syndicate. more...
  • Red Cliff (R)

    Released in China as two movies but edited down to a single feature for U.S. release, John Woo's 2008 historical drama takes place early in the third century, when the Han Dynasty, having won a civil war in the north, set out to crush two troublemaking warlords in the south. more...
  • Red Dawn (PG-13)

    The jingoistic thrills promised by the original ads aren't much in evidence in this 1984 movie, which turned out to be a typically dark and moody piece of neo-Hemingway romanticism by John Milius (The Wind and the Lion, Big Wednesday). more...
  • Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky

    If you can handle the torrent of grisly violence, you'll find yourself royally entertained by this Hong Kong actioner (1991) about a mystic martial artist (Fan Siu Wong) who stokes the fires of rebellion at a corrupt, privately operated penitentiary. more...
  • The Rock (R)

    Very entertaining 1996 action hokum that benefits hugely from the use of its three stars—Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, and Ed Harris. more...
  • The Rover
  • The Rover (R)

    The opening title for this Australian action flick announces that it takes place "ten years after the collapse"—that's all the backstory the movie provides, but it's impressive for its ingenuity in suggesting, on a relatively low budget, a 21st century in which the world monetary system has disintegrated, leaving every man for himself. more...
  • Run All Night
  • Run All Night (R)

    Explaining the convoluted backstory in this Liam Neeson actioner would take more space than I have here, so I'll just cut to the chase—his character, a broken-down hit man, goes on the run with his estranged, upright son (Joel Kinnaman) to save the young man from a ruthless mob boss (Ed Harris). more...