Best Action Scenes In Movie History

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The Top Ten

1 Normandy Landing (Saving Private Ryan) Normandy Landing (Saving Private Ryan)

It's so realistic but that makes it so intriguing.

2 "I swear I will not kill anyone" scene (Terminator 2: Judgment Day)

"HUMAN CASUALTIES: 0.0" says Arnie's in-vision read-out, as the gun's rotor dies down. - MatrixGuy

3 John McClane kicks at the glass at the nearest window, his feet bloodied, until finally he swings back, gains momentum, and comes crashing inside. (Die Hard) John McClane kicks at the glass at the nearest window, his feet bloodied, until finally he swings back, gains momentum, and comes crashing inside. (Die Hard)

That's awful specific

4 Taking Out the Death Star (Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope) Taking Out the Death Star (Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope)
5 Chariot Race (Ben Hur) Chariot Race (Ben Hur)
6 Train Sequence with Doc Ock (Spider-Man 2) Train Sequence with Doc Ock (Spider-Man 2)
7 Helicopter Attack (Apocalypse Now) Helicopter Attack (Apocalypse Now)
8 The Bride vs the Crazy 88s (Kill Bill Vol. 1) The Bride vs the Crazy 88s (Kill Bill Vol. 1)
9 Freeway Chase (The Matrix Reloaded) Freeway Chase (The Matrix Reloaded)

Even if wasn't as good as the original, we got to admit that the Matrix sequel was super spectacular. This scene is just a piece of it. - MatrixGuy

10 Moscow Car Chase (The Bourne Supremacy) Moscow Car Chase (The Bourne Supremacy)

The Contenders

11 Charging the Fort (Glory)
12 Neo vs Agent Smith Final Fight (The Matrix Revolutions) Neo vs Agent Smith Final Fight (The Matrix Revolutions)
13 Climatic Battle (Independence Day)
14 Car/Elevated Train Chase (The French Connection)
15 Car Chase (Bullitt)
16 Car Chase (The Seven-Ups)
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Top Remixes

1. John McClane kicks at the glass at the nearest window, his feet bloodied, until finally he swings back, gains momentum, and comes crashing inside. (Die Hard)
2. Helicopter Attack (Apocalypse Now)
3. Chariot Race (Ben Hur)
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1. Taking Out the Death Star (Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope)
2. "I swear I will not kill anyone" scene (Terminator 2: Judgment Day)
3. Normandy Landing (Saving Private Ryan)
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