Action movies never lose their charm for the male audience and American cinema has given the audience some of the greatest stars and the best movies for decades. Manty fo these movies and characters have a fan-following that prevails for generations. No matter how old you are or no matter how advanced technology gets some movies to remain part of the American Culture. For instance, movies like Kill Bill, Ghostbusters, Star Wars, Scarface, the Godfather franchise and many others are still watched by people around the world.
One of the most affordable ways to watch movies is to use your Cable TV with your siblings and friends at home. You can do the same during the holiday season and watch your favourite movies using Spectrum silver channel lists which you can use if you are a Spectrum user. If you want some time for yourself and watch a movie with your brother, you can look out for these movies if they are available on channels that are part of channels offered by Spectrum. You can have a look at the different movies with your brother now and during the holiday season.
Cast: Tom Hardy, Jennifer Morrison, Vanessa Martinez, Joel Edgerton, Frank Grillo, Maximiliano Hernández, Nick Nolte, Bryan Callen, Sam Sheridan, Jake McLaughlin, Denzel Whitaker, Carlos Miranda, Nick Lehane, Laura Chinn, Capri Thomas, Fernando Chien, Lexi Cowan and others
Genre: Action, Sport, Drama
Two brothers who were separated in their youth because of a family incident now live different lives. Tommy is a U.S. Marine and Brandon is a physics teacher and former MMA fighter who is struggling to make ends meet with his wife and kid who is supposed to get open-heart surgery. He fights amateur fighters for money and pays for his mortgage as well. He is on the verge of losing everything but gets a shot at an MMA tournament called Sparta. The winner of the tournament will get $5 million. Both of them make their way to the final fight card where they come across each other and fight until Tommy submits and Brandon wins
IMDb Rating: 8.1
Saving Private Ryan
Cast: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Taylor Kitsch, Adam Goldberg, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel, Giovanni Ribisi, Jeremy Davies, Ted Danson, Barry Pepper, Paul Giamatti, Dennis Farina, Joerg Stadler, Max Martini, Dylan Bruno, Daniel Cerqueira, Ian Porter and others
Genre: Drama, War, Action
The movie opens when an elderly veteran walks through a couple of graves in a cemetery and gets overwhelmed. The movie changes the scene and opens up on the beach of Normandy when the U.S. army invaded the beach and successfully takes control of the beach under Captain John H. Miller. Washington assigns him to a different mission of tracking down the last of the four brothers who participated in the War and send him home. After an ambush attack on the Germans, Miller and many of his team die and Ryan makes his way home.
IMDb Rating: 8.6
X Origins: Wolverine
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Will.i.am, Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston, Kevin Durand, Taylor Kitsch, Daniel Henney, Tim Pocock, Julia Blake, Max Cullen, Troye Sivan, Dominic Monaghan, Peter O’Brien, Aaron Jeffery, Alice Parkinson and others
Genre: Action, Sc-fi
Young James Howlett finds out his power when he watches his father getting killed by the groundskeeper which activates his mutation of having bone claws. His half-brother Victor Creed tells him to run away with him. Hence, they start off their journey together fighting together in the American Civil War, World Wars and in the Vietnam War having a lifespan of more than 100 years. They come across William Stryker who has a team of mutants called the Weapon X, but soon part ways with them as they lack empathy for human beings and self-control. To recruit Logan back in the force and to compel him to sign up for a secret experiment, Stryker sets him up, but things go wrong as Wolverine gets to know about his plan. The movie is by far the best origins movie of the character and will let you come across different plots that will let you understand other X-men movies and characters.
IMDb Rating: 6.6
Genre: History, Action, Drama
Cast: Ben Affleck, Jaime King, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale, Greg Zola, Ewen Bremner, Alec Baldwin, Catherine Kellner, Matthew Davis, Jennifer Garner, Jon Voight, Cuba Gooding Jr., Michael Shannon, Mako, John Fujioka, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Colm Feore and others
The movie is the 1920s where Rafe and Danny are two best friends playing together in the back of an old plane like soldiers fighting the Germans in World War 1. In the year 1941, both of them were assigned to Eagle Squadron and Rafe passes the medical exam despite he has dyslexia and both of them get into a relationship until Rafe gets shot down somewhere over the English Channel and is presumed KIA. Evelyn turns to Danny after she mourns Rafe’s death and get into a romantic relationship. At the same time, the Japs prepare for a surprise attack on the US fleet and cut off their oil supply. Rafe and Danny assisted in defending the airfields but couldn’t get enough time to save the crew onboard the USS Arizona. Both of them take on a mission to bomb Tokyo and fly to allied China but get their plane shot down. They were about to get captured by Japanese ground troops until Danny gets shot and dies saving Rafe. The movie is full of action and emotional moments that make it the perfect movie to watch with your brother.
IMDb Rating: 6.2
G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Ray Park, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Leo Howard, Karolina Kurkova, Christopher Eccleston, Lee Byung-hun, Gerald Okamura, Sienna Miller, David Murray, Rachel Nichols, Kevin J. O’Connor, Grégory Fitoussi, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jonathan Pryce and others
Genre: Action, Sci-fi, Adventure
The movie follows the story of an elite force called the G.I. Joes whose main task is to address attacks and activities by a secret organization called the Cobra. Members of the Joes include General Hawk, Snake Eyes, Heavy Duty, Duke, Ripcord, Covergirl, Scarlett, and others. However, the Cobra consists of miscreants like Cobra Commander, Destro, Storm Shadow, Baroness and many others. Whenever there is a terrorist attack by the Cobra, the Joes respond with full assault and tactical gears and many high-tech weapons. You can watch this movie if you have watched the cartoon series.
IMDb Rating: 5.8
In the end, one can say that sharing a moment with your brother and watching any of these movies will add more to your brotherly relationship. You can throw a party for your brother and host a movie night that you both can enjoy with your friends.