Genre Archives: Action

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

October 21, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" is an action-packed, suspenseful movie starring Tom Cruise in the role of Reacher. He intends to uncover a conspiracy that involved the death of two innocent soldiers, and the besmirching of a lady soldier, Major Turner (Cobie Smulders), who is unjustly arrested. [...]

Max Steel (2016)

October 14, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Max Steel" is a unique movie featuring, in part, personal tornadoes and an alien theme. However, Max McGrath (Ben Winchell) might be just the teenager to defeat the threat to Earth. He is seemingly an ordinary guy, but there's more to him than he even knows about himself—and he is soon to find [...]

Mechanic: Resurrection

August 26, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Suicide Squad

August 5, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Suicide Squad" is the comic-book version of "The Dirty Dozen." A group of criminals with superior, or even supernatural, abilities are released from prison to execute a dangerous mission, which is to put an end to supernatural villains whose aim is to take over the world. In exchange, the group is [...]

Jason Bourne

July 29, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Jason Bourne" is fast-paced and action-packed. For lovers of the series, this installment features everything that made the Bourne films popular. It includes car chases, crashes, fights, assassins, political intrigue, computer hacking, a secret on a flash drive, and a few surprises along the way. [...]

The Purge: Election Year

Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Warcraft (2016)

June 10, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Watching "Warcraft" is like watching a video game come to life. However, along with the action and the ability to showcase amazing creatures, the film has a downside, in which some scenes look too much like the CGI images they are. For example, a few of the various characters ride strange creatures [...]

X-Men: Apocalypse

May 27, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"X-Men: Apocalypse" is an explosive, action-packed adventure, the latest addition to the "X-Men" series of films. It features a powerful villain, En Sabah Nur (Oscar Isaac), and he is the mutants' greatest challenge. Due to a tragic event, Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) and the other mutants must [...]

Captain America: Civil War

May 6, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
“Captain America: Civil War” is an action-packed thriller with the good guys fighting the bad guys and -- oh, by the way, the Avengers fight among themselves, too! Therefore, the title "Civil War" is quite appropriate. William Hurt plays Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross and, following some [...]

Criminal (2016)

April 15, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]