Top Action Movies


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

61. Hot Fuzz

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Edgar Wright
Actors: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy
Plot: The top cop in London is too good at his job, so he is sent to a quiet country village where crime is nonexistant, however, not all is as it seems.

62. Serenity

Year of Release: 2005
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Joss Whedon
Actors: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin
Plot: The crew of the Serenity harbors two fugitives from the Alliance - one of whom holds a secret that could bring the Alliance to its knees.

63. Live Free or Die Hard

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Len Wiseman
Actors: Bruce Willis, Timothy Olyphant, Maggie Q, Justin Long
Plot: John McClane (Willis) takes on internet terrorists that threaten to take down the US Government.

64. Deadpool

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tim Miller
Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Gina Carano
Plot: The greatest anti-hero - the Merc with a mouth - Wade Wilson was once a special forces operative but turned mercenary. After being subjected to a rogue experiment, he finds himself with accelerated healing and transforms himself into Deadpool. Armed with weapons (and a wicked sense of humor) he will stop at nothing to track down the men responsible.

65. Big Hero 6

Year of Release: 2014
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Action
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Don Hall, Chris Williams
Actors: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, James Cromwell, Daniel Henney
Plot: The incredibly fast-paced and tech-heavy San Fransokyo is under attack - but robotics expert Hiro Hamada, with his robot Baymax, will team up with some reluctant, novice crime fighters in order to save the city.

66. The Blues Brothers

Year of Release: 1980
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Landis
Actors: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles
Plot: Jake Blues, fresh out of prison, and his brother Elwood are on a mission from God to reunite their band, raise enough money to save their former orphanage and survive run-ins from state police, white supremicists and one angry ex-girlfriend.

67. Hero ( Ying xiong )

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Mandarin
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Yimou Zhang
Actors: Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung, Donnie Yen
Plot: The story told through flashbacks of a Samurai type man shows how he kills three assassins who tried to murder the lord of china - before it was china.

68. The Fifth Element

Year of Release: 1997
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Action
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Luc Besson
Actors: Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Milla Jovovich, Ian Holm
Plot: Every 5000 years, the fifth element must stop Evil from destroying the earth. In the future it's up to a cab driver, a monk, a popular personaily and a strange woman to save the human race.

69. Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Actors: James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Tom Felton
Plot: Prequel to Planet of the Apes in which scientists working on genetic experiments creates a race of intelligent apes that leads to a war to determine which species will ultimately dominate the Earth.

70. The Dirty Dozen

Year of Release: 1967
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: War/Action
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Robert Aldrich
Actors: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown
Plot: A U.S. Major with a history of insubordination is given charge of a dozen convicted murderers to train for a dangerous mission to go behind German lines to assassinate a slew of officers on the eve of D-Day.

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