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actioner

(ˈækʃənə)
n
(Film) informal a film with a fast-moving plot, usually containing scenes of violence
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It is a proficiently entertaining actioner that is occasionally muddled by repetitive twists involving triple- or quadruple-dealing agents.
Summary: The actors last appeared together in 1997's actioner 'Anaconda'
Critics inexplicably adored this Venom (15) Tom Hardy tried his best but couldn't save a tonal mess.The 7 The Hurricane Heist (12) 6 This full-of-wind actioner defied realism while somehow falling 5 Mile 22 (18) An intriguing set-up got bogged down with plot strands that went nowhere and unlikeable leads.
6 The Hurricane Heist (12) This full-of-wind actioner defied realism while somehow falling short of pulse-racing action.
He said Kim and Trump appear to share the same traits of an "actioner," characterized as being macho, active, goal-oriented, ambitious, and in unfavorable situations aggressive and violent.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI): Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez are in Jammu and Kashmir to shoot a romantic song for their upcoming actioner 'Race 3'.
Rizal will appear in his second movie called Tainted Gateway, a romantic actioner.
SATURDAY THE GUNMAN Sean Penn stars as a PTSD-afficted Special Forces operative in Taken director Pierre Model's new actioner.
FAST & FURIOUS 5 Tuesday Film4 9PM Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker (right) star in this actioner with the brakes off in Brazil.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new sequel to futuristic open-world actioner Crackdown has been announced at E3.
Chloe Moretz (above) stars in this pottymouthed playground actioner that'll seem cool to Taranteenies.
The two series highlight the companies' diverging approaches to fantasy: one a breezy, humorous actioner, the other a glowering beat-'em-up.