Questions tagged [action]

TV/film genre noted for use of physical force by majority of characters against one another to advance plot points.

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Did John Woo invent the flying-double-pistol-jump?

As an example of this stunt, see the image of Chow Yun-fat performing the stunt in Hard-Boiled. Did John Woo invent the action movie stunt of a person doing a flying leap through the air while firing ...
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Origin of Killing-Attacker-A-with-Attacker-B's-Weapon?

My friend at work and I are action-shooter movie fans, going back to our childhoods in the 80s. We have noted recently that in modern action movies, there is often a scene in which the hero -- under ...