Best Action Movies of 80s


The Top Ten

1 Die Hard

This movie could be even today one of the biggest action blockbusters - MatrixGuy

The best action movie of not just the 80s, but of all time - Ajkloth


2 Predator

Aliens is the best, but I just knew that it would be leading the way by a longshot, so ill movie predator up a place - roblist

3 Aliens
4 The Terminator

So many awesome movies on this list... But Terminator is my favorite. It's ALWAYS entertaining, and you never get bored. The fight scenes are awesome, and the story is simple, but effective. Robots become self aware, and one of them goes to the past to kill the mother of the only man who could stop them, thus erasing his existance. This is one of the best movies ever, next to Raiders of the Lost Ark.

5 Robocop
6 First Blood

Sylvester stallone is one of a kind the best action star of all time

they drew first blood not me... - schwanie

7 Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

This should definitely be in the top 10, if not No. 1

8 Batman
9 Ghostbusters
10 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

The Contenders

11 Rocky IV
12 The Killer
13 Commando
14 Octopussy
15 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
16 Lethal Weapon
17 The Thing
18 Conan the Barbarian
19 Above the Law (1988)
20 Rambo - First Blood Part II
21 Lock Up
22 Sheena
23 Raiders Of The Lost Ark
24 Red Dawn
25 Ghostbusters II
26 Rambo III
27 Nadine
28 Nighthawks
29 A View To A Kill
30 Never Say Never Again
31 Licence To Kill
32 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
33 Platoon
34 Full Metal Jacket
35 The Princess Bride
36 Conan the Destroyer
37 The Running Man
38 Bloodsport

Bloodsport is one of the best martial arts movie world has ever seen

39 Cobra
40 Over The Top
41 Highlander
42 Red Heat
43 Raw Deal
44 Willow
45 Legend
46 Red Sonja
47 The BeastMaster
48 Krull
49 Beverly Hill Cop
50 Lethal Weapon 2
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Die Hard
2. The Terminator
3. Raiders Of The Lost Ark
1. Die Hard
2. Aliens
3. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
1. First Blood
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3. Rocky IV

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