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Action!

Action! appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • No, it can assess an action.
  • Mined for allocated action, we sew no IT cadet a collar of denim.
  • No, it can, as it is, it is a war. Raw as it is, it is an action.
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Business

  1. Action! a.k.a. ACTION is a bus service operator in Canberra, Australia.
    • also known as ACTION BUS
  2. Action! a.k.a. Action is a Dutch discount store-chain. It sells mostly small, low budget, non-food products. Action operates over 400 stores with 8000 employees in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France. In 2013 Action had a revenue of just over a billion euro, which was a 14% rise compared to 2012 when they had a revenue of 873 million euro.
  3. Action! a.k.a. Action was an Australian supermarket chain.

Groups

  1. Action! a.k.a. Action is a musical group.
  2. Action! a.k.a. Action is a musical group.
    • album: "Weeping of Angels"
  3. Action! a.k.a. Action is a musical group.

Writings

  1. "Action!" is the sixth volume of the Nancy Drew: Girl Detective series.
    • language: English Language
    • author: Carolyn Keene
    • genre: Fiction
    • released in (11 years ago)
  2. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a book by Mark Link.

Films

  1. Action! a.k.a. Action is an American comedy series about a Hollywood producer named Peter Dragon, who is trying to recover from his last box-office failure. It aired on Fox during the 1999-2000 season. The series was critically praised for its irreverent, and sometimes hostile look at Hollywood culture. Thirteen episodes were produced. The show was created by Chris Thompson and the show runner was Don Reo. Future Saturday Night Live cast member Will Forte was the story editor for twelve episodes, and wrote two.
    • begun on and completed on (16 years ago)
    • 13 episodes of 30 minutes each
    • country: United States of America
    • created by Chris Thompson
    • regular cast:
    • genres: Sitcom, Comedy
    • award:
      • Satellite Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy nomination for Jay Mohr
      • Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy nomination for Illeana Douglas
      • Satellite Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy nomination for FOX
      • GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
      • Satellite Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, received by FOX
      • Satellite Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy, received by Jay Mohr
      • Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, received by Illeana Douglas
  2. "Action!" a.k.a. "Agnichakra" is a 1997 Bollywood film directed by Amit Suryavanshi and produced by Piyush Shah. It stars Naseeruddin Shah, Govinda and Dimple Kapadia in pivotal roles.
  3. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a 1980 Italian black comedy directed by Tinto Brass. The film is reminiscent of the director's earlier avant-garde low-budget works such as The Howl and Nerosubianco.
    • country: Italy
    • language: Italian Language
    • cinematography by Silvano Ippoliti
    • edited by Tinto Brass
    • genres: Black comedy, Drama
    • released on (36 years ago)
  4. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a film, directed by Jeetendra Madnani.
    • countries: Bangladesh, India
    • language: Bengali Language
    • genres: Action Film, Bengali Cinema, World cinema
    • released on
  5. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a 1921 American Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Hoot Gibson. It was based on Peter B. Kyne's popular novel The Three Godfathers. The film is considered to be lost. According to contemporaneous newspaper reports, Action was based on J. Allan Dunn's novel, The Mascotte of the Three Star; Mascotte appeared as the lead novel in the pulp magazine Short Stories, February 1921.
    • country: United States of America
    • languages: English Language, Silent film
    • starring: Hoot Gibson
    • genres: Silent film, Western, Black-and-white, Indie film
    • released on (94 years ago)

Music

  1. "Action!" a.k.a. "Lonesome Crow" is the debut album by the German hard rock band Scorpions. It was recorded soon after Scorpions became a fully professional band under the production of Conny Plank, apparently in only six or seven days, and released February 1972 in West Germany as the soundtrack to the German anti-drug movie Das Kalte Paradies, and May 1973 in the United States.
  2. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a self-written and produced 1975 song by the rock band Sweet. The song went through several iterations; a 7" single version was recorded at Ian Gillan's Kingsway Studios in London and slightly different versions appear on the albums Strung Up and Give Us a Wink. It reached the Top 10 in 1975 in numerous European countries and Canada but stalled at #15 in the UK and #20 in the US. The lyrics refer to Sweet's negative treatment as pop-stars, particularly by the music press, and to the demands of the music industry. The track features a masked 'backwards vocal' with the words 'You kiss my arse'.
  3. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is the sixteenth album by Japanese hard rock band B'z, released on December 5, 2007. It sold 292,687 copies in its first week, reaching #1 at Oricon.
  4. "Action!" is an album by Jamaican rocksteady and ska group Desmond Dekker & the Aces that they released in 1968. Singer-songwriter Desmond Dekker composed all of the tracks, which includes the song "007".
  5. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a 1968 studio album by Oscar Peterson, the first volume of his Exclusively for My Friends series.
    • genre: Jazz
    • released in (48 years ago)
  6. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a composition.
  7. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is the first mini-album by South Korean Boy band NU'EST. It was released on July 11, 2012 under Pledis Entertainment.
  8. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is an album by the garage rock band Question Mark & the Mysterians, released in 1967.
  9. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is the debut album of French electronic artist Uppermost. It was released on CD 19 September 2011 through his label, Uppwind. On 28 November 2011 the album was released on Beatport through Zimbalam and on Amazon through Uppwind. After its digital release, it held the #1 spot on the Beatport electro-house chart in December 2011.
  10. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is Punchline's first full-length album on Fueled by Ramen Records. It has notably hopeful and positive lyrics compared to bands with a similar fanbase, in the vein of pop punk and so-called "emo" of the late 1990s and early 2000s. Steve Soboslai, Paul Menotiades and Chris Fafalios shared vocals on the album, most going to Soboslai. While PJ Caruso does not sing on the album, the rhythm section is a major driving force of the majority of songs on Action.
  11. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a composition.
  12. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is the 1993 single/cover by Def Leppard.
    • released in (23 years ago)
  13. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a musical single of Saint Etienne.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  14. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  15. "Action!" a.k.a. "Action" is a musical album of Liquid Todd.
    • released on (16 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. Action! a.k.a. Action Film is a film genre in which one or more heroes are thrust into a series of challenges that typically include physical feats, extended fight scenes, violence, and frantic chases. Action films tend to feature a resourceful character struggling against incredible odds, which include life-threatening situations, a villain, or a pursuit which generally concludes in victory for the hero.
    • also known as Action movie, Action
  2. Action! a.k.a. Action is one of the fiction-writing modes authors use to present fiction. Action includes movement, not meaning like standing up, but big movements. The term is also used to describe an exciting event or circumstance.
    • also known as Akcija
  3. Action! a.k.a. Action: In physics, action is an attribute of the dynamics of a physical system. It is a mathematical functional which takes the trajectory, also called path or history, of the system as its argument and has a real number as its result. Generally, the action takes different values for different paths. Action has the dimensions of [energy]·[time], and its SI unit is joule-second. This is the same unit as that of angular momentum.
    • also known as Akcija
  4. Action! a.k.a. Firearm action: In firearms terminology, an action is the mechanism that handles the ammunition or the method by which that mechanism works. Breech-loading weapons have actions; actions are technically not present on muzzleloaders, as all loading is done by hand. The mechanism that fires a muzzle-loader is called the lock.
  5. Action! a.k.a. Action: In philosophy, action has developed into a sub-field called philosophy of action. Action is what an agent can do.
  6. Action! is a programming language, with integrated editor, debugger, and 6502 compiler, for the Atari 8-bit family of microcomputers. Action! was created by Clinton Parker and released on cartridge by Optimized Systems Software in 1983. Its syntax is similar to that of ALGOL 68.
  7. Action! a.k.a. Action: The piano action mechanism, or the key action mechanism, or simply the action of a piano or other musical keyboards, is the mechanical assembly which translates the depression of the keys into rapid motion of a hammer, which creates sound by striking the strings. Action can refer to that of a piano or other musical keyboards, including stage pianos and synthesizers. The key action mechanism determines weighted keys feeling, that is the feeling of the heaviness of the touch of the keys.
  8. Action! a.k.a. Action: The term action, used in connection with stringed instruments, has two meanings, depending on whether the instrument is played with a keyboard or plucked by hand.
  9. Action! a.k.a. Action: An action is something which is done by an agent. In common speech, the term action is often used interchangeably with the term behavior. In the philosophy of action, the behavioural sciences, and the social sciences, however, a distinction is made: behavior is defined as automatic and reflexive activity, while action is defined as intentional, purposive, conscious and subjectively meaningful activity. Thus, throwing a ball is an instance of action; it involves an intention, a goal, and a bodily movement guided by the agent. On the other hand, catching a cold is not considered an action because it is something which happens to a person, not something done by one.
  10. Action! a.k.a. Action is a Canadian English language Category B specialty channel owned by Shaw Media. The channel specializes in films and television series targeting males.
  11. Action! a.k.a. Action was a controversial weekly British anthology comic that was published by IPC Magazines, starting on 14 February 1976.
  12. Action! a.k.a. Action: In literature, action is the principle subject or story. This is as distinguished from an incidental episode. In other words, action is what a character does in a play, short story, or a fiction prose. Actions are different from acts, which are any of the main sections of a play or other dramatic performance.
  13. Action! a.k.a. Action is a French television channel which shows action films and TV movies.
  14. Action! a.k.a. Action: In the Unified Modeling Language, an action is a named element that is the fundamental unit of executable functionality. The execution of an action represents some transformation or processing in the modeled system. An action execution represents the run-time behavior of executing an action within a specific behavior execution. All action executions will be executions of specific kinds of actions because Action is an abstract class. When the action executes, and what its actual inputs are, is determined by the concrete action and the behaviors in which it is used.
  15. Action! a.k.a. Action Directe is a famously difficult sport climb in the Frankenjura, Germany.
    • also known as Action
  16. Action! a.k.a. Action as a term in Western theatre practice refers to a principle from actor training first developed by Russian actor and theatre director Konstantin Stanislavski in the first half of the 20th century at the Moscow Art Theatre. It forms part of his overall structure of systematized acting training, most frequently called the System, which in its turn gave rise to Method Acting.
  17. Action! a.k.a. ACTION was a United States government agency described as, "the Federal Domestic Volunteer Agency". It was formed in 1970 from VISTA; the Peace Corps; and the Foster Grandparents, Retired and Senior Volunteer, and Senior Companion Programs. In 1993 the Corporation for National and Community Service was created by merging ACTION and the Commission on National and Community Service together, thus ending ACTION.
  18. Action! a.k.a. Action was a planned 1945 NBC radio anthology series of action-adventure tales. However, the series went no further than the first audition drama, although an announcement on the show reveals an adaptation of Joseph Conrad's "Victory" was scheduled, along with stories by Ernest Hemingway and Jack London.
  19. Action! a.k.a. Action is a play by Sam Shepard.
  20. Action! a.k.a. Action is a 1975 theater production of the play by Sam Shepard.
    • award: - Obie Award for Playwriting, received by Sam Shepard

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Action is the last refuge of those who cannot dream. (Oscar Wilde)
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