Best Action Movies of 2012


August 3, 2015 - The best action movies released in 2012. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

The Avengers
This movie is the greatest superhero movie of all time. It is perfect in everyway possible. The characters work brilliantly together, its very clever, its perfect.
What a miracle of a film. Only Joss Whedon could get everything right. There was action, excellent performances, character development, but most of all, a story. See it if you have not yet.
This movie has everything that a good movie should have: Lots of action, talented actors and a good sense of humor. Well, in most parts. So yeah I highly recommend this
[Newest]I watch this movie a lot

2The Dark Knight Rises
Awesome movie of 21st century. Never seen this type of movie ever. Just hats off to you batman. Legend never dies always alive in our hearts. Action, Drama, emotions, etc. All the feelings are showed beautifully in dis movie. The Dark Knight Rises is the Best movie of 2012. Batman You are a true superhero. No one can be like you.
This movie just makes you so happy bane is one of the best villains in a comic book movies and yes even better than the joker
This movie is just amzing that it made me want to cry if no one was there and it made me so happy at the end. It is a must watch movie. Batman is the best!
[Newest]This list is something strange because in the list of the best movies of 2012 the dark knight rises is higher than the avengers

3The Hunger Games
I've wanted to see this series made into a movie ever since I read the books. I think the movies did a really good job of portraying the books, there were a few things that the movie producers may have chosen to left out but it was a really good movie.
This is an amazing movie, that is both a thriller, and love story. I would strongly suggest watching this movie, it makes you stay at the edge of your seat through the entire thing, if you love a thriller you will love this movie.
This movie is so good but peeta looks mental. And their was not too much gore which is good. I think it is intense acting and really should be voted for. I would reccomend it. However the last hunger games book, falls way behind the others and the movie.

4The Grey
I really enjoyed the movie. After the plane crash it kept you on the edge of your seat! The will to survive, Man vs the elements and the wild animals, that want to eat them! It was awesome! I bought The Grey after seeing it!
Amazing film very inspiring
Oh my god its amazing movie a fave ever seen
[Newest]Awesome for Liam Neeson fans!

It's very amazing film I have never cry that I ll watch a film like it thanks it's so great the most inetersting that you use good action and clever men!
Mark Wahlberg movies r the best ecspecialy the four brother with Tyrese Gibson

621 Jump Street
Very funny and exciting movie. It may not have been exactly brilliant, but I thoroughly enjoyed it.
21 jump street is the new clssic, it has ice cube in it, I mean come on, its awesome, avengers is the best, but I had to vote for this, but I'm still reading the hunger games and haven't seen it yet
I think this movie is so funny

7Wrath of the Titans

Looper is a stunning and original film. Very stylish looking and the soundtrack is awesome. Highly entertaining and suspenseful with really cool sequences.


Awesome movie - a must see. Should be at the top of this list. My wife and I have watched it 5 times now and everyone we invite to see it with us agree it is a super movie. Peter Berg nailed this one.
Its a very awesome movie that have a lots of stunning action, and very cool alien ships and weapon.
Very awesome. I can watch it all over again and again and again. I liked it so much. Very very very nice <3

The Contenders



Spectacular visuals and action. Karl Urban fits the role of Judge Dredd perfectly. His adaptation of the character is far superior and faithful to the comics than Stallone's Judge Dredd. Unrelenting violence throughout. A highly entertaining movie that should be viewed by fans of great action.

14The Raid: Redemption
I am very proud after watching this movie, I am Indonesian people but this is the first time Indonesia has action movie as cool as this. Recommended...!
This movie tops all the other movies on the list it's so awesome! Don't believe me? Watch it for yourself... The ending will blow you away!
This is the best action movie ever made. With a low budget still can make your heart beating so hard because the punches and stab action. Can't wait to see the sequel. Its out now, The Raid 2 Berandal
[Newest]One of the great martial arts film, The fight scene was awesome

15The Expendables 2
What? Just 15?
I think The Expendables 2 is the best movie I've ever seen. With the greatest actors and good story. The movie I never bored to watch is : The expendables 2, Battleship, The Avengers, Terminator, and Rambo.
Can't wait for The Expendables 3
Please must watch this movie...
Really? Not top 10? Duh!


16Act of Valor
Shows real techniques used in battle and is just an amazing movie.
Excellent Movie... Purely Awesome One...

17The Bourne Legacy
A good suspenseful action movie, yet highly underrated. Really great acting from Edward Norton and Rachel Weisz (as well as the rest of the cast), but especially Jeremy Renner as the agent Aaron Cross. Shot in really beautiful and cool locations as well.
I didn't like this movie because it was COMPLETELY irrelevant to the book and the ending wasn't like any other Bourne movie. I hear there's gonna be another Bourne movie with Jeremy Renner and I am SO disappointed. JUST BRING BACK MATT DAMON!

Excellent bond movie.. Nice drama, action.. Daniel Craig... Was Awesome.. How Come It is on 20 and Hunger games on 2.. May be the Number has been reversed..
No way... Skyfall was totally better than the hunger games and 21 jump street... In fact the best action movie after the avengers and the dark knight rises... It should totally be in the top 5...!
Funny thing about Skyfall is the Javier Bardem's character named Raoul Silva looks like Michael Bay during the mansion scene.

19Men in Black 3


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