Top Ten Best Action Movies of the 2010s


The Top Ten

1 Mad Max: Fury Road

A ferocious, vivid, mesmerizing and awe-inspiring action fest that will always entertain. Fury Road is pure gold! - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

Not just the best action movie of the 2010's, but one of the best action movies of all time. Nothing short of an adrenaline rush!

Incredible, just incredible.

This movie was bad in a few ways, and was probably the worst Mad Max but it was entertaining at least - EliHbk

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2 Marvel's The Avengers

I really found this just boring to watch. Was a huge disappointment.

Is Good but not too good

I hate this film.

Absolute trash

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3 Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Why do so many people love this film, some people say it's the best movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for me it would appear as my 2nd least favorite Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie, I really liked when I first watched it ( I usually do because I don't think when I first watch a movie) but considering it came out the same year Of Guardians Of The Galaxy, the film was stretched thin I would give it a 7/10, I still have high hopes for Civil War.

One of the best marvel movies (maybe even the best) that is loaded with top notch action. An exciting film all the way through. - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

4 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
5 Jurassic World

It has no action

Wathced it was all dinos

6 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Mission impossible movies just get it right, first Ghost Protocol, now Rouge Nation. Wow these are great action movies.

7 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Bet action movie ever

Got better rating than the avengers

It should be no 2

Its sooo underrated

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8 Skyfall

I think this movie sucked @$$

Perhaps the best Bond film.

Good but still the worst Bond movie of Danuiel CrAIG-Era!

I think all james bond movies are rubbish

i watched casino royale
wasnt good

9 Kingsman: The Secret Service

Should be higher, it's awesome!

Deserves to be in Top 5 at least,...

10 Dredd

An overlooked gem filled with brutal action and gorgeous visuals. - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

The Contenders

11 The Dark Knight Rises

Once you get past the Batman voice, this movie is simply stunning. The visuals, the plot, the action, the music,... All top class. Almost all superhero movies are mindless fluff and flashing lights. The movie capped off a comic book trilogy that people will try to replicate for years to come, and most likely fail. Even Nolan himself couldn't do it with Man of Steel.

The Dark Knight Rises is such an amazing movie with awesome effects, fights and action.

An unsuitable end to an otherwise excellent trilogy, Tom Hardy's performance of Bane is one of the worst Movie Performance I have ever seen!

Worst movie ever

12 Captain America: Civil War

Very underrated

13 Guardians of the Galaxy

Easily the best Marvel Film yet!

14 Logan
15 John Wick

This contains some of the coolest scenes ever.

Some interesting concepts and another example of the only type of role Keanu Reeves should ever play. John Wick, Constantine, and Jack Traven - wooden, kind of a jerk, and not expected to emote. Perfect roles for him. Reeves as Jonathan Harker, an absolute train wreck.

16 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
17 Godzilla (2014)
18 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
19 Kick-Ass
20 The Bourne Legacy
21 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
22 Inception

No action at all

23 Pacific Rim

A true clash of titans! Big, epic and action to the max!

24 Avengers: Age of Ultron

Whoa, Age of Ultron is amazing! I honestly think this is better than the first which I really love also. Great villain, characters, music, great everything and the action is epic.

It is number 1 better than its prequel

I think best action movie ever

25 Baby Driver
26 Fast Five
27 The Wolverine
28 Deadpool

Should be 2nd place


29 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
30 John Wick: Chapter 2

sooo cool

31 Furious 7

Best action movie ever

32 Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow

Should be in top ten

It really is an epic sci fi action movie with a great Tom Cruise.

33 The Expendables
34 Suicide Squad

A very underrated movie. Suicide Squad has amazing action and style. The cast and characters are great, interesting, diverse and the soundtrack is awesome. Seen it many times now and it keeps getting better.

35 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

I really love this movie and I'm not a fanboy or anything. I liked it even more after watching the extended cut. The move itself looks nice and has a dark tone and style which I really liked and with the addition of a few light moments here and there. The action is seriously amazing and the character interactions are great. The soundtrack is incredible also. The portrayal of Batman is probably the best and most badass version of the iconic superhero.

36 Kong: Skull Island
37 13 Assassins
38 War for the Planet of the Apes
39 Dunkirk
40 The Raid: Redemption

This movie should be in the top 10.

41 Transformers: Age of Extinction
42 Looper
43 Star Trek Beyond
44 X-Men: Apocalypse
45 Wonder Woman
46 Thor: Ragnarok
47 Fast & Furious 6

My favorite in the series.

48 MacGruber
49 Warcraft
50 Spider Man: Homecoming
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