Top Action Movies


The Top Action Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Action List". Lists are calculated daily.

41. X-Men: First Class

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Actors: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Kevin Bacon, Jennifer Lawrence
Plot: Explores the early relationship of Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr when they were friends, long before they took the names Professor X and Magneto, and the rift that forms between turning them to arch-enemies.

42. Sin City

Year of Release: 2005
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Actors: Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Benicio Del Toro
Plot: Four stories that interweave between each other told through the voices of characters involved. It is a tale of crime, corruption and what its like to live in the darkest city, where good things seldom happen.

43. Rambo: First Blood

Year of Release: 1982
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso
Plot: A Vietnam vet starts a war with a small town after being told he wasn't welcome there.

44. For a Few Dollars More ( Per qualche dollaro in più )

Year of Release: 1965
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: Italian
Genre: Western/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Sergio Leone
Actors: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mara Krupp
Plot: A man with no name teams up with another bounty hunter to catch an outlaw, in which they both have different stories as to why they want to catch him.

45. Skyfall

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Sam Mendes
Actors: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Rhys Ifans, Javier Bardem
Plot: Loyalties will be tested as M finds herself at the mercy of part of her past she had thought was done for good. With M16 coming under attack, Bond will have to track down and eliminate the threat, no matter how it may affect his personal relationships.

46. Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Year of Release: 2014
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Actors: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford
Plot: Stever Rogers aka Captain America, continues to adapt to the modern world while working with S.H.I.E.L.D but an old friend is about to turn up: his former partner-in-arms James 'Bucky' Barnes resurfaces - but he's been programmed as a Russian assassin known as The Winter Soldier.

47. X2 - X-Men United

Year of Release: 2003
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Bryan Singer
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stuart, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry
Plot: Dissent against mutants is on the rise after an assissination attempt on the President of the United States.

48. X-Men: Days of Future Past

Year of Release: 2014
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Bryan Singer
Actors: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman
Plot: In a dystopian future, Wolverine is sent back in time to the early 1970s in order to change events that have had such a devastating impact on mutant and mankind alike.

49. Avengers: Endgame

Year of Release: 2019
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth
Plot: With Thanos having successfully achieved his terrible plan, the universe has been thrown into the chaos. The remaining Avengers must come together and figure out how to undo the damage that has been done and restore order, and their friends, back to reality.

50. The Martian

Year of Release: 2015
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Kristen Wiig
Plot: On a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is separated from his party following a fierce storm and left behind after being presumed dead. But he has survived and with few supplies, he will have to rely on his own ingenuity to survive and figure out a way to Earth that he is still alive.

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