Original Australian Daybill Movie Poster Action Jackson
Action Jackson is a 1988 American action film directed by Craig R. Baxley in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Carl Weathers, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson and Sharon Stone. The film was released in the United States on February 12, 1988.Paula Abdul was the film choreographer. The film was released by Lorimar Film Entertainment. Action Jackson came about when Weathers was doing Predator and talking to Joel Silver who loved blaxploitation movies. The Action Jackson soundtrack featured new music by Sister Sledge, The Pointer Sisters, Vanity, and Herbie Hancock. Action Jackson went onto be successful at the box office.