Top Action Movies


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

81. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Year of Release: 1982
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: R
Director: George Miller
Actors: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston, Max Phipps
Plot: Former police officer turned "Road Warrior" Max is now in search of the most valuable commodity in Australia: Fuel. He finds a small community around a refinery, and reluctantly agrees to help defend them against a ruthless biker gang.

82. Speed

Year of Release: 1994
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jon de Bont
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Dennis Hopper, Jeff Daniels
Plot: An L.A.P.D. swat team specialist must prevent a bus from going under 50 miles an hour or a bomb planted on board by a man bent on revenge will explode.

83. Thor

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins
Plot: The mighty but arrogant warrior Thor is thrown out of Asgard, cast down amongst the mortals. Yet it is here he learns what it mean to be a true hero and he is put to the test when a villain from Asgard decides to invade earth and Thor is the only hope to protect mankind.

84. Akira

Year of Release: 1990
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo
Actors: Johnny Yong Bosch, Joshua Seth, Wendee Lee, Michelle Ruff
Plot: The future and Neo-Tokyo where the leader of a violent biker gang becomes involved with a shady military project that grants him amazing powers that quickly spin out of control.

85. Kung Fu Hustle

Year of Release: 2005
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Cantonese
Genre: Action/Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Stephen Chow
Actors: Stephen Chow, Wah Yuen, Kwok-Kwan Chan, Chi Chung Lam
Plot: Canton, China, 1940: A young man aspires to join the notorious Axe Gang but gets more than he bargained for after attacking the small community of Pig-Sty Alley.

86. Fast Five

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Justin Lin
Actors: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster
Plot: Ex cop Brian O'Conner and ex-con Dominic Toretto along with Mia Toretto have managed to keep one step ahead of their pursuers, finally ending up Rio de Janeiro where they are faced with only one choice: confront the man who wants them dead and end things once and for all. They gather an elite team of racers, but they will have to elude a hard-nosed Agent Hobbs to pull off their daring plan.

87. Spider-Man 2

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Sam Raimi
Actors: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco
Plot: Peter Parker must make a decision between his personal life and his life as Spider Man.

88. Iron Man 2

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Jon Favreau
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, Mickey Rourke
Plot: Now that Tony Stark has reveled himself to be Iron Man, he faces threats from both new enemies and his own government, who wants his technology to create an army.

89. RoboCop

Year of Release: 1987
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Actors: Peter Weller, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith, Nancy Allen
Plot: The future Detroit is plagued by crime and the police are threatening to strike. When an officer is brutally shot down, a corporation steps in to create the ultimate in law enforcement: part man, part machine: Robocop.

90. Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Year of Release: 2018
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Actors: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby, Henry Cavill
Plot: Ethan Hunt and his IMF team once again find themselves racing against the clock after a botched mission puts all their lives, as well as the fate of the world, in danger.

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