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Bulletproof Monk (2003)

They love this image of Chow Yun-Fat with the guns, even though his character is a Buddhist and only fires two shots in a single scene of the movie. It's Chow Yun-Fat with guns, right!
They love this image of Chow Yun-Fat with the guns, even though his character is a Buddhist and only fires two shots in a single scene of the movie. It’s Chow Yun-Fat with guns, right!

“A Power Beyond Measure Requires a Protector Without Equal”

Directed by Paul Hunter
Starring Chow Yun-Fat, Seann William Scott, Jaime King, Karel Rodan and Victoria Smurfitt

A scroll containing the power to reshape the world is protected by a wandering and unaging Monk (Yun-Fat) until such time as humanity is enlightened enough to read it. After sixty years, the Monk is seeking for a successor, but he is relentlessly pursued by Strucker (Rodan) a Nazi hungry for that absolute power.

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Ninja Apocalypse (2014)

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“Devastation. Mutation. Termination.”

Director Lloyd Lee Barnett
Starring Christian Oliver, Les Brandt, Ernie Reyes, Jr., Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

OK, it’s The Warriors, right, only it’s a post-apocalyptic world where everyone is a member of a different ninja clan with its own special magical mutation. When an enemy threatens the territory of the ninja clans, Grandmaster Fumitaka (Tagawa) calls all the ninjas together, including the mysterious Lost Clan (he calls them, word-for-word, “the mysterious Lost Clan”) led by Ryu from Street Fighter (Oliver). When Fumitaka gets murdered, Ryu (OK, his real name is “Cage,” so he’s from Mortal Kombat, not Street Fighter) and his band of misfits have to fight their way past all the other ninja clans and get out of the underground nuclear bunker and home to safety.

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Aeon Flux (2005)

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“I just can’t seem to reach this itch.”

“The future is Flux” (not, you know, in flux…)

Directed by Karyn Kusama
Starring Charlize Theron, Marton Csokas, Johnny Lee Miller, Frances McDormand and a shit tonne of British character actors doing American accents for no readily apparent reason

400 years after a plague caused the collapse of civilisation, the last surviving city, Brega, is still ruled by the dynasty whose founder cured the plague. As Brega becomes an increasingly oppressive dystopia, a resistance emerges; their deadliest agent a woman named Aeon Flux (Theron).

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G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

In some versions of this poster, Channing Tatum/Duke is included. In all of them, Elodie Yung/Jinx is in the Cobra section... for no reason.
In some versions of this poster, Channing Tatum/Duke is included. In all of them, Elodie Yung/Jinx is in the Cobra section… for no reason.

“We don’t need no stinking taglines.”

Directed by Jon M. Chu
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Price and Byung-hun Lee

Framed by their own commanders and almost wiped out, the surviving members of the G.I. Joe team must fight against the odds to clear their names and avenge their dead, before Cobra can realise their ultimate goal to – dare I say it? – rule the world.

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Jonah Hex (2010)

Brolin vs. Malkovich for the title grumpiest gun in the West!
Legendary character, you say.

“Revenge Gets Ugly”

Directed by Jimmy Hayward
Starring Josh Brolin, John Malkovich, Megan Fox and Michael Fassbender

When his family are murdered and his face branded by the insane General Turnbull (Malkovich), Confederate deserter Jonah Hex (Brolin) is saved from death by Native Americans and sets out in search of revenge.

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Blade Trinity (2004)

Are these three the Trinity? Because I always thought the members of a trinity were supposed to be equal.
Are these three the Trinity? Because I always thought the members of a trinity were supposed to be equal.

“The Final Hunt Begins”

Directed by David S Goyer
Starring Wesley Snipes, Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds and Dominic Purcell

A cadre of savvy vampires seek out the first vampire in an attempt to increase their own power and destroy their nemesis, Blade (Snipes).

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Blade II (2002)

I have no idea if this is a workable guard. It looks uncomfortable.
I have no idea if this is a workable guard. It looks uncomfortable.

“One man still has the edge”

Directed by Guillermo del Toro (I shit ye not)
Starring Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson and Ron Perlman

Two years after the events of the first Blade, the titular Daywalker (Snipes) pursues his relentless crusade against the vampires. He has a new weaponsmith, but seeks for his original mentor Whistler (Kristofferson), retconned into a partly-vampirised captive. Soon, however, a new enemy threatens humans and vampires alike.

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Blade (1998)

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“The power of an immortal. The soul of a human. The heart of a hero.”

Directed by Stephen Norrington
Starring Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson and N’Bushe Wright

In a world where vampires rule from the shadows, making deals and controlling multinational businesses, only a handful of hunters oppose them. Blade (Snipes) is one such hunter, a hybrid with the powers of a vampire but not their weaknesses. When vampire radical Deacon Frost (Dorff) threatens all out war with humanity, only Blade can stop him.

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Conan the Barbarian (2011)

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The last hurrah of the Lord of the Rings ‘character stack’ poster.

“Enter an Age Undreamed Of”

Directed by Marcus Nispel
Starring Jason Momoa, Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lang and Rose McGowan

Between the time when the oceans drank Atlantis, and the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an age undreamed of. Onto this came Conan, the Cimmerian, and did some stuff.

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Constantine (2005)

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“The wager between Heaven and Hell is on Earth.”

Directed by Francis Lawrence
Starring Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weiss, Tilda Swinton, Djimon Hounsou and Shia laBeouf

Grumpy, terminally ill misanthrope John Constantine works as a freelance exorcist, deporting demons to Hell if they cross a line and upset the Balance. When a plot to destroy the Balance forever comes to light, Constantine must rally for one final battle.

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