Best Action Movies Ever


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21 Fight Club

Brad Pitt and Edward Norton are amazing action stars! And this movie is a fine example of how amazing they are at performing!

I am yet to see a better made movie! Its but a joke that Fight Club doesn't feature in Top 10!

how is this not 1 its amazing if you haven't seen it yet... GO SEE IT - arsenal193

A perfect cast, story, and film. It has no equal... - BLANE

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22 Rambo

Rambo is the greatest action movie of all time, look at all the ARE rated. Gorey and thrilling, little kids even get killed in this MOVIE. This movie is based upon NOTHING BUT ACTION. In my opinion it has to be in the top ten action movies of all time, to top everything off!

Rambo is the best action movie I have ever watched. Lots of blood and guts, excellent acting on the part of Stallone and altogether a brilliant movie. This list is called "best action movies ever". Rambo is pure action. Need I say more?

Full of ARE Rated action. Unbelievable gore and Rambo's most violent movie ever (not to mention Sylvester Stallone) It is stunning what they do in this movie because

First Blood was the greatest and IV was also good but II and III sucked - zxm

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23 Transformers

What! Transformer should e in top tens...! Bets movie by Michael bay and the best action movie ever released. There are many amazing fights in this movie and one thing special is the theme song is what I've done by Linkin Park which exactly matched to it. Finnaally transformers rocks! And Linkin Park forever!...

Films like Twister, Independence Day, Transformers, etc don't need to be action-comedies in order to be funny and thrilling! I wish that was a fact!

Good Movie, Better Than The Sequels. - masoncarr2244

Far above the sequels and other Bay films.

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24 Kill Bill - Volume 1

The scene where she kills about a hundred people at the very end is so ridiculously entertaining that you don't even get grossed out by the blood. It's over the top, which somehow makes it more watchable. Anyway, the whole movie is practically all action, so this should at least be in the top 15.

Great stunt work in this. This is the best film Quentin Tarantino has done in the last 10 years.

The whole story is great. A brutal betrayal and a bloody vengeance. What's not to love? And I love how easily The Bride takes out Gogo Yubari and the Crazy 88s. And I thought these guys were supposed to be tough.

She roars she rampages and she gets bloody satisfaction!

25 Mad Max: Fury Road

Push this up, push this up! Easily the best action movie of the decade, and totally deserves the place up there in the top 20.

This movie is violence art. George Miller with an actual good budget can do amazing things.

As far as action goes, this is the best. There are better movies on this list, but this is a pure action movie

90 percent of this movie was on the move. Not a lot of boring dialogue. Should be top 3.

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26 Inception
27 Face/Off

Face/Off is one of the best movies I have enjoyed both the villain and the actor are my favorites. Moreover, the story and acting all go hand in hand. I loved and I think it should have been first in the list.

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28 Commando

Wow! Commando a former Military who lives with his only daughter. Some former military villain mess with the wrong father. A father who never gives up. Commando is one of the best movies full of weaponry and military tactics.

Arnold rocks and proves that he can do it much better than Stallone in Rambo series!

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29 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Where's Soldier? Someone that movie in this list please?

30 Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This movie had the most action, with booms explosions and other cool stuff. Followed by Revenge of the Sith which were only a-lot of of lightsaber battles and wars.

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31 Hard Boiled

I haven't watched this movie! I was trying to click rush hour but it wouldn't let me. Anyways RUSH HOUR IS TOTALLY AWESOME! 11

32 Lethal Weapon

Regardless of how you feel about Mel Gibson, his role as the suicidal cop Martin Riggs is spectacular in what most would call the best buddy cop movie of all time. Danny Glover also pulls his weight with some excellent, quotable lines, and the two mesh perfectly to form an unforgettable dynamic. - montreal45

33 Casino Royale

Damn! The best bond movie after skyfall is casino royale and what the hell is it doing at 26th... And it is better than die hard 1! Daniel craig is the best the action world has got... And casino royale deserves to be in the top 5!

Casino Royale is far superior to Skyfall, it has a better story, better villains, better Bond girl(s) and no ridiculous plot holes! - petrucci75hammet

Raw Brut action, well made. Looks too good, however might not go with overall bond movies but still qualifies to be a superb action movie. The chase sequence is priceless

Ohh, Come on! Casino Royale is one of the finest action movies ever made. Pure style and class... How is it so low on the list? Please vote

Skyfall best of all time.. yeahh top 3#

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34 Seven Samurai

Japan has made some amazing movies and this is a fine example of how they make fine movies! Seven Samurai is without a doubt the most action-filled movie of all time! And this is saying something for a film made in 1957! Listen to me when I say, a must watch for any action film fans!

The most classic movie ever made! The movie that changes the way we think about old movies, the action is like a 2010 movie! I am telling you this movie is the greatest Japanese movie of all time!

How is this not in the top ten? This movie goes way, WAY beyond a normal action movie, with incredible characters and plot development... Not only is this the greatest action movie, this is one of the greatest movies EVER!

No doubt - this is the best action movie I have seen.

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35 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
36 Goldfinger

Far and away the best of the James Bond films, Sean Connery's third film as the suave 007 shines the most brightly. Goldfinger was also perhapos the first villain to be so cold and calculating, thanks mainly to his trademark monologues and the legendary scene when he has Mr. Bond strapped to a table with laser aimed to cut down the middle. - montreal45

37 The Expendables

One of the most action packed movies ever!
- sansiddh

I watched all 3 and they're all awesome for a teen like me! - Neonco31

Get big budget directors
Replace Sylvester Stallone with tom cruise. Replace Jason statham with Liam Neeson and boom you have a great action packed movie

38 Guardians of the Galaxy
39 Captain America: The Winter Soldier

A very smart and savvy espionage, action flick, the story was suspenseful and elaborate, the action scenes were far more violent and brutal than expected for a Disney film, probably the best action sequences of all the mcu movies...this is on par with any of the great shoot em up movies around.

Great movie of 2014 must watch the biginning car scene I loved it well directed

40 Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Hands down the best of the Star Wars movies.

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