Compare Versions: A Good Day to Die Hard Theatrical vs. Extended Cut

This is not going to be all that long of an article because simply there isn’t very much that is different except that for some bizarre reason they removed Mary-Elizabeth Winstead from the movie completely in the Extended...
by Eoin Friel



Friday Fight: Robocop vs. The Terminator

Two walking (nearly) indestructible weapons from the future. Only one winner. This is a tough one today as both cyborgs can take a sound beating… and then some. Let’s get ready to rumble.   The T800 Terminator ...
by Eoin Friel


Friday Fight: Harry Callahan vs. Paul Kersey

If ever there’s a tough battle to choose from it’s this: “Dirty” Harry Callahan vs. Paul Kersey, two of the most iconic action badasses of the 70s/80s. Both characters are hard as nails and it’s ...
by Eoin Friel



Franchise Wars: Fast & Furious vs. The Expendables

With Fast & Furious 6 making nearly $100 Million at the box office in its opening weekend this week, it got me thinking; is this franchise better than The Expendables? After witnessing all the awesome action in Fast 6 I cam...
by Eoin Friel


Friday Fight: John Rambo vs. James Braddock

Two Vietnam vets who are forced to become a one man army, but who is more badass? One is played by Chuck Fu**ing Norris and the other Sylvester Stallone. Two men treated like crap by their own country and then treated even wors...
by Eoin Friel



Superman 2: Donner VS Lester

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The Verdict: 5 / 5 - A Classic!
by J-Man


The Driver (1978) vs. Vanishing Point (1971)

There are few things better in this world than car movies and The Driver and Vanishing Point are two of the very best, but which is the better movie? “The Driver” is a specialist in a rare business: he drives getawa...
by Eoin Friel



The Dark Knight Trilogy vs. The Iron Man Trilogy

Marvel and DC comics have been duking it out for nearly 75 years now. They have each taken their turns at ripping the other’s ideas off, while each creating their fair share of both legends and losers. In this amount of time,...
by Brian M


G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra vs. G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Warning: This blog may include spoilers. So, action fans have spoken and the majority vote from the platoon here on The Action Elite is that     G.I. Joe: Retaliation is a hell of a fun ride! So, rather than write another r...
by Brian M



Compare Versions: Rambo (2008) vs. John Rambo Extended Cut (2008)

I actually really enjoy both versions of Stallone’s triumphant return to his best character; Rambo is still an angry killing machine, who is struggling to find his place in the world. The Extended edition entitled John Ra...
by Eoin Friel