Summer time is here and that means Father’s Day is near and you’re trying to figure out what would be the greatest gift Dad would love. After serving dad to breakfast in bed or a satisfying lunch, why not sit back, relax and enjoy an afternoon of fun you can afford. This Father’s Day, create your own movie day and treat dear old dad to a few of these entertaining action-pack flicks in tribute of Father’s Day. Put away the iPods, cell phones, and turn off all other electronic devices, make a great big delicious batch of popcorn and give dad the soft comfortable recliner. Whether these movies make you laugh or cry, one thing is certain; they all shine the spotlight on dads. These films can be rented from your local movie rental facility or rented online.
10. The Good The Bad And The Ugly-1967- considered the greatest of the spaghetti westerns, this classic features a compelling story, unforgettable performances, spectacular landscapes, and a memorable score starring “Clint Eastwood”.
9. Taken-2008- This action-thriller stars Liam Neeson as Byron Mills a skilled ex-CIA “Preventer” spy who must rescue his daughter after she is kidnapped in Paris by human trafficking|sex-traffickers.
8. The Matrix-1999- Science-fiction action film set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells of a computer hacker (Keanue Reeves) who joins a group of underground rebel squad fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
7. First Blood -1982- the first film of the Rambo series starring Sylvester Stallone as John J. Rambo a mentally unbalanced Vietnam war vet, when abused with a small town’s police force, begins a one man war with it.
6. Ironman- this 2008 classic superhero action-adventure based on the Marvel Comics character. Robert Downey, Jr. stars as billionaire industrialist Tony Stark who is also a skillful engineer who builds a powered exoskeleton cyborg suit and becomes the technologically advanced superhero called Ironman.
5. Gladiator-2000-directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe as General Maximus Decimus Meridius betrayed and his family murdered by corrupt prince Commodus played brilliantly by Joaquin Phoenix, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.
4. Face/Off -1997- John Travolta and Nicolas Cage star in this 1997 John Woo action classic. The plot summarizes an innovative medical technique allowing an undercover FBI agent to take the physical appearance of a major criminal terrorist and infiltrate his organization.
3. Die Hard Trilogy – Bruce Willis stars as wise cracking tough New York cop John McClane always finding him at the wrong place at the wrong time fighting terrorist saving his life and others.
2. Indiana Jones Trilogy-The George Lucas franchise starring Harrison Ford as a professor/ archaeologist adventurer who is not your average archaeologist.
1. Lethal Weapon Trilogy – The complete series of four movies in one package. Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) and Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) make their way through a series of escalating shoot-outs and car chases with the occasional appearance of loose-lipped Leo (Joe Pesci).