When it comes to action movies there are good films, bad films, and then there are some truly amazing films. From explosive thrillers to sci-fi extravaganzas, and from disaster stories to high-kicking martial arts movies, the action genre is packed with superb slices of entertainment you really don’t want to miss.
But if you’re new to the action genre, where do you start? You don’t want to overlook the good stuff, by getting caught up with the dross, but how can you watch the best films if you don’t know what they are?!
Well, you cast your eyes over this blog post, because it contains the names of 100 best action movies that you simply must see! The films included in this post range from Speed and Die Hard, to Taken and Battle Royale, and cover everything from expensive blockbusters to low-budget pictures.
Looking for something action-packed to watch tonight? Then slap your eyeballs over the titles listed below and you’ll be in thrill-seeking heaven in no time!
Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
First up is one of the most iconic action movies of all-time – director James Cameron’s sci-fi blockbuster, Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, and Robert Patrick, this time-traveling epic, is not only filled with explosive moments, but is jam-packed with eye-popping special effects that still stand up today!
Casino Royale (2006)
Up next is Casino Royale – the first James Bond movie to feature Daniel Craig. When this film was released in 2006 it jettisoned all of the previous Bond continuity to offer a reboot of the franchise, making it the perfect entry point for new fans.
If you’ve never watched a James Bond movie, Casino Royale is the ideal place to start. The film will captivate you with a great story and a fantastic cast, while the action sequences are guaranteed to thrill you!
Die Hard (1988)
No list of best action movies would be anything if it didn’t include the 1988 blockbuster, Die Hard. Bruce Willis takes the lead in this Christmas-set extravaganza, playing a detective who just happens to be at the wrong place at the wrong time… on Christmas Eve!
In this superb action romp, Bob Odenkirk plays a seemingly mild-mannered family man, who unleashes hell, after thieves break into his home. The action is high, the pace is quick, and there are a number of laughs in this gem of a picture not to be slept on.
Based on the graphic novel Ciudad, and starring Chris Hemsworth, Extraction is an action thriller about a black ops mercenary tasked with rescuing the kidnapped son of an Indian drug lord. The movie is locked and loaded with some explosive scenes, and topped off by a fine turn from Hemsworth.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
The legend of Robin Hood has been told countless times, but one of the best interpretations of the story can be found in 1991’s Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. Kevin Costner takes on the title role, while Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, and Alan Rickman appear amongst the cast.
In this stripped-back adventure-thriller, comic book lawman, Judge Dredd and his partner, Judge Anderson, are tasked with bringing order to a 200-storey block of apartments. What follows is a gun-toting battle as the Judges come face-to-face with some of the miscreants of Mega-City One, in this low-budget sci-fi action film.
Director Michael Bay calls the shots in this movie about two brothers – played by Jake Gyllenhaal and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – who bungle a bank job and are forced to steal an ambulance as part of their getaway. But not only do they take the vehicle for a ride, the pair also take two hostages, including an EMT and an injured cop.
White House Down (2013)
Channing Tatum takes centre stage in this action thriller from Roland Emmerich. The movie centres around a US Capitol Police Officer, who attempts to save the lives of his daughter and the US President, when terrorists attack the White House.
Universal Soldier (1992)
Another Roland Emmerich directed action movie, and another corker of a picture. Universal Soldier follows the story of a US Army soldier, killed in the Vietnam War but revived as part of a secret military project.
Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren star in this excellent ‘90s action flick!
Source Code (2011)
In Source Code, Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a US Army Captain, who is sent into an eight-minute digital recreation of a train explosion. His goal is to work out who was responsible for detonating the bomb; however, as he soon discovers, if he is unable to uncover the identity of the culprit, he will keep reliving the same eight minutes until he can crack the case.
Duncan Jones directs, while the supporting cast includes Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, and Jeffrey Wright.
Mixing high-octane action, with razor sharp satire, director Paul Verhoeven’s RoboCop is a masterclass in filmmaking. The movie – which tells the story of a deceased police officer, resurrected as a cyborg – is ballsy, brutal, and bloody brilliant!
The 1990s was filled with fantastic action blockbusters and Speed is one such movie. The film revolves around a bus, which is wired to explode, if its speed drops below 50mph.
Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock star in this fast-paced action thriller from director Jan de Bont.
The Old Guard (2020)
Based on the comic book of the same name, and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, The Old Guard is a super hero tale about a group of immortal mercenaries. The movie stars Charlize Theron and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Independence Day (1996)
Big, bombastic, and bloomin’ brilliant, Independence Day is an epic sci-fi adventure, about humanity’s attempt to fight off an alien invasion. The movie – directed by Roland Emmerich (him again) – stars Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, and Randy Quaid, and is filled with an endless array of spectacle.
In Predator, a paramilitary team (led by Arnold Schwarzenegger) is sent into the Central American rainforest on a rescue mission. However, they soon find themselves coming face-to-face with a deadly alien creature who hunts down every team member, turning the rescue mission into a fight for survival.
Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, Blade is an action-horror movie about a half-human, half-vampire. The film revolves around Blade’s war against creatures of the night, who have managed to infiltrate their way into society and pose a significant threat to the human race.
The Bourne Identity (2002)
In director Doug Liman’s tense action-thriller, The Bourne Identity, Matt Damon plays an amnesiac attempting to discover his real identity. With little to go on, the man has to dig deep to uncover the truth about his shady past.
The Running Man (1987)
Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this futuristic sci-fi thriller, set in a world where one of the most popular forms of entertainment is a deadly game of survival. Can he fight his way to freedom? You bet he can!
John Wick (2014)
After gangsters break into his home and kill his puppy, former assassin, John Wick, goes on a revenge kick. What follows are various scenes of expertly crafted violence, with Keanu Reeves at the centre of it all.
Starship Troopers (1997)
When the world is at war with an alien race of insectoids, the planet’s best line of defence lies in a team of military troopers. Paul Verhoeven directs this superb sci-fi satire, loaded with action.
Passenger 57 (1992)
Wesley Snipes takes the lead in this ‘90s action romp, involving the takeover of a commercial flight. Snipes is the eponymous passenger 57, who is forced into action to fight terrorists.
Jurassic Park (1993)
A film which requires little introduction… Jurassic Park is director Steven Spielberg’s action epic, about a theme park filled with dinosaurs. During the course of the movie the dinos get loose, leading to plenty of death and destruction and one heck of an adventure!
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Chris Evans plays the role of Steve Rogers aka Captain America, for this action-thriller from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The story pits Cap against a deadly foe, who could prove to be more than a match for the time-displaced hero.
In Cliffhanger, Sylvester Stallone plays the role of a mountain climber who finds himself caught up in the middle of a deadly situation in the Rocky Mountains. Expect guns and stunts a-plenty, with Renny Harlin on directing duties.
Dirty Harry (1971)
Clint Eastwood stars as Inspector Harry Callahan in this gritty, and excellent, action-thriller from director Don Siegel. The movie centres around Callahan’s latest case, which sees him on the hunt for a mysterious killer known as Scorpio.
Baby Driver (2017)
In Baby Driver, an expert getaway driver finds himself getting in over his head and longing to quit his day job. But his plan to ditch the driving hits an unfortunate bump in the road, leading to a tense and deadly situation.
Absolutely bonkers, but incredibly fun, Commando is one of the best-loved action movies of the 1980s. The movie features an over-the-top performance from Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as some cracking one-liners, and lots, and lots of action.
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Marvel’s merry mutants find themselves caught up in a fight for their lives, as two timelines converge and the fate of mutantkind hangs in the balance. Wolverine is caught up in the middle, but can he unite heroes and villains to help secure the future?
Last Action Hero (1993)
Another great action movie, and another fine film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. This one is a satire on the action genre, with Schwarzenegger lampooning his star status in a fun romp that pokes fun at his career, and the films he fronts.
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson star in this action-thriller about an amnesiac school teacher, who tries to recover her true identity. Renny Harlin directs.
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Richard Donner calls the shots in this buddy cop movie, about two mismatched detectives who find common ground. Mel Gibson and Danny Glover star.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Conceived as a call-back to the movie serials of the past, Raiders of the Lost Ark is a whip-crackin’ adventure about a globe-trotting archaeologist in search of a long-lost artefact. Steven Spielberg directs, while Harrison Ford takes on the iconic role of Indiana Jones.
Demolition Man (1993)
Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock and Nigel Hawthorne star in this futuristic sci-fi film from director Marco Brambilla. The movie follows the story of a police officer who is brought out of cryogenic freezing in the future, to hunt down an old adversary.
Train to Busan (2016)
The action never lets up in this South Korean horror movie, about a zombie outbreak. The movie is set largely on a train, with survivors doing their best to escape hoards of the undead.
In this thrilling action film from director Phillip Noyce, Angelina Jolie plays a CIA operative who might also be a sleeper agent for the Russian government. Liev Schreiber and Chiwetel Ejiofor are amongst the cast.
In this next movie, Jean-Claude Van Damme high-kicks his way through time for a sci-fi action adventure, based on a Dark Horse comic. Peter Hyams directs.
The Avengers (2012)
When the world faces its darkest hour from an alien invasion, Earth’s mightiest heroes band together as the planet’s greatest defenders. Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, and Hawkeye step up to the plate in this game-changing Marvel movie.
True Lies (1994)
James Cameron calls the shots in this action comedy about a slick government agent, who leads a double-life as a computer salesman. Arnold Schwarzenegger takes the lead role in arguably one of his greatest films.
Based on the comic of the same name, RED is an action comedy about former black-ops agents, who are called out of retirement. Robert Schwentke directs, while Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, and John Malkovich star.
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Matthew Vaughn directs this brilliant spy-comedy about a teenager who is recruited into a secret organisation, to fight for Queen and country. Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Firth, Michael Caine, and Mark Strong star.
The Gauntlet (1977)
In The Gauntlet, Clint Eastwood plays a cop, tasked with escorting an important witness from Vegas to Phoenix to testify against the mob. Problem is, there are plenty of people out to stop him in this explosive action-thriller.
Batman Forever (1995)
Joel Schumacher directs this enjoyable action-blockbuster which sees the Caped Crusader take on a despicable duo, in the form of the Riddler and Two-Face. Val Kilmer plays the role of Batman, while Jim Carrey and Tommy Lee Jones steal the show as the bad guys.
In this post-apocalyptic action blockbuster, Kevin Costner plays a mutant merman on a search for dry land. Often described as ‘Mad Max on water’, Waterworld was a box office flop during its initial release, but has since found a loyal following.
Picking up years after the events of 1979’s horror-thriller, Alien, Ellen Ripley finds herself coming face-to-face with not one Xenomorph, but a whole damn planet of them in Aliens! James Cameron directs, what is one of the greatest action sequels ever put on film.
Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)
There are a number of Mission: Impossible movies to choose from, and most are pretty damn good, but the reason why Mission: Impossible – Fallout makes this list is because it features a scene in which Henry Cavill physically ‘reloads’ his arms.
Sounds bonkers, doesn’t it? Well, strangely, it isn’t. It’s just one of the many standout moments from this excellent Mission: Impossible movie.
Jan de Bont directs this action disaster movie, about a group of storm chasers caught up in a tornado outbreak in Oklahoma. Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton star.
Criticised upon release, but now considered a cult classic, Cobra is a fun action romp starring Sylvester Stallone. In the movie, Stallone plays the eponymous Cobra, while the support cast includes Brigitte Nielsen and Brian Thompson.
Broken Arrow (1996)
John Travolta, Christian Slater, and Samantha Mathis star in this action-thriller about the theft of two nuclear weapons. John Woo directs.
Ryan Reynolds is on fine form in this hilarious, action-packed comic book movie, about a wise-crackin’ mercenary with incredible healing powers. Tim Miller is on directing duties.
Romancing the Stone (1984)
In this rip-roarin’ romantic comedy, a novelist finds herself in deep trouble when she comes into possession of a treasure map. Robert Zemeckis directs, while Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, and Danny DeVito star.
Tango and Cash (1989)
After they are framed for murder, two rival LAPD detectives are forced to work together to clear their names. Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell take the lead, while support is provided by Jack Palance and Teri Hatcher.
The Rock (1996)
Michael Bay brings his unique brand of action to the screen for this tense and explosive thriller, set around Alcatraz. Featuring an all-star cast which includes Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, and Michael Biehn, The Rock is bombastic and a great deal of fun.
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Kurt Russell takes the lead in this bonkers adventure romp about a truck driver who gets caught up in a rescue mission. Director John Carpenter calls the shots.
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Eddie Murphy brings plenty of humour to the screen in this raucous action-comedy about a street-wise Detroit cop, who travels to Beverly Hills to solve a murder case. Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Ronny Cox, Steven Berkoff, and Paul Reiser feature amongst the cast.
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Fast-moving vehicles and stunts fill the screen in this adrenaline-fuelled movie from director George Miller. The film largely revolves around an extended chase sequence, but what a sequence it is!
Superman II (1980)
Christopher Reeve dons the famous cape and tights for this action-packed sequel to the 1978 classic, Superman: The Movie. In this adventure, the Man of Steel squares off against three Kryptonian criminals who have escaped imprisonment in the Phantom Zone.
First Blood (1982)
In First Blood, Sylvester Stallone plays a Vietnam War veteran, who finds himself at the centre of a manhunt in Washington. The film kick-started an entire action franchise around Stallone’s character, John Rambo, and remains one of his best pictures.
Falling Down (1993)
Michael Douglas gives a truly fantastic performance in this tense action-thriller about a man who becomes increasingly frustrated with the world around him. Joel Schumacher directs.
Wonder Woman (2017)
DC’s iconic comic book character springs to life on the big screen in this epic tale, set during World War I. Gal Gadot plays the titular character, while Patty Jenkins calls the shots.
The Mummy (1999)
Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, and Arnold Vosloo have a whale of a time in this action-horror romp, about an adventurer caught up in plot to resurrect a cursed high priest. Stephen Sommers directs.
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Gerard Butler takes on the role of a disgraced Secret Service agent who must rescue the US President, when the White House finds itself under attack. Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, and Ashley Judd are amongst the cast.
Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, and Marion Cotillard star in this fast-paced French action comedy, set in and around a taxi. Gérard Pirés directs, from a script by Luc Besson.
Con Air (1997)
Positioned around a prison break aboard an air craft, Con Air is an explosive action-blockbuster from director Simon West. The movie stars Nicolas Cage, alongside John Cusack, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi, and Ving Rhames, and is one of Cage’s best-loved movies.
The Hunt (2020)
Loosely based on Richard Connell’s short story, The Most Dangerous Game, The Hunt is a satirical horror-thriller, about a group of people who find themselves the unwitting players in a game of survival. Craig Zobel directs, while Betty Gilpin steals the movie as one of the ‘players’.
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
When a group of scientists experiment on some sharks, making them intelligent in the process, they discover it isn’t a good idea to play God. What follows is an action-packed battle between humans and nature, all set within an underwater complex.
The Fugitive (1993)
When Dr. Richard Kimble is accused of murdering his wife, he does everything in his power to prove his innocence. What follows is a tense and thrilling story of one man’s struggle to find the killer, with Harrison Ford taking on the role of Kimble.
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Gerard Butler is at his absolute best in this action thriller about a man seeking revenge against the person responsible for killing his wife and daughter. F. Gary Gray directs, while Jamie Foxx, Colm Meaney, and Regina Hall are amongst the cast.
In director Ron Howard’s action thriller, Ransom, the tables are turned on a gang of kidnappers. Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, and Gary Sinise star in this superb mid-‘90s picture, which is too often overlooked.
Men in Black (1997)
Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones team up for this sci-fi buddy movie, about a secret agency that protects the Earth from the scum of the universe (aka extra-terrestrial threats). The movie was a huge hit back in ’97 and is still loved by audiences today.
Based on the comic book of the same name, Kick-Ass is an action-comedy about a teenager who becomes a superhero. The film is loaded with strong language and scenes of extreme violence, and is a lot of fun.
Battle Royale (2000)
Directed by Kinji Fukasaku, Battle Royale is a Japanese action-thriller which focuses on a group of junior high-school students, forced into a deadly fight for survival. Brutal, but brilliant, Battle Royale is a movie not to be missed.
Rush Hour (1998)
Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker take centre stage in this enjoyable buddy movie, about two mismatched cops assigned to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a Chinese diplomat. Brett Ratner directs.
Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995)
John McTiernan directs, while Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson star, in this thrilling third instalment in the Die Hard movie series. While the original might be regarded as a stone-cold classic, this sequel is just as much fun.
Batman Begins (2005)
The Caped Crusader is rebooted for a new generation in this origin story from director Christopher Nolan. Christian Bale slips on the cape and cowl, while Liam Neeson and Cillian Murphy play the villains.
Pacific Rim (2013)
In Guillermo del Toro’s epic sci-fi monster movie, Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba find themselves in battle against deadly sea creatures, after the Earth comes under attack from Kaiju. Expect lots of explosions, huge battles, and a lot of mech-on-monster action in Pacific Rim.
Based on a comic book, Wanted tells the story of an account manager who discovers he is the son of a professional assassin. James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie, and Morgan Freeman star.
In Taken, Liam Neeson plays an ex-CIA Agent tasked with tracking down his teenage daughter, after she is abducted by human traffickers. Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace and Holly Valance co-star.
I, Robot (2004)
Inspired by an Isaac Asimov short story, and directed by Alex Proyas, I, Robot is a sci-fi action movie about a police detective investigating a murder he believes may have been committed by a robot. Will Smith stars.
The Autobots and the Decepticons wage war on planet Earth, with humanity caught in the middle. Michael Bay directs this live-action adaptation of the popular ‘80s toy and cartoon franchise.
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
In this ‘70s-set monster movie, a team of scientists and soldiers head to Skull Island to encounter King Kong. What follows is a rock ‘em, sock ‘em adventure, with Kong demonstrating why he is seen as rampagin’ royalty.
Gerard Butler, Dominic West, Lena Headey, and Michael Fassbender head the cast in this vivid adaptation of the comic book by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley. The movie is set during the Battle of Thermopylae, with Zack Snyder in the director’s chair.
Kill Bill Volume 1 (2003)
Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, Kill Bill Volume 1 is a martial arts movie about a woman – known as the Bride – who seeks revenge against those who sought to kill her. Uma Thurman takes on the lead role, while the support cast includes Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen, and David Carradine.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Filled with bucket loads of humour, as well as some great performances from a collection of well-known British actors, Hot Fuzz is an action comedy about two police officers investigating a series of deaths in a West Country village. Simon Pegg and Nick Frost star, while Edgar Wright is on directing duties.
Tommy Lee Jones heads up the cast in this ‘90s disaster pic from director Mick Jackson. The movie tells the story of a volcano eruption on the streets of Los Angeles, and the devastation that is caused in its wake.
The Matrix (1999)
The Wachowskis’ call the shots in this mind-bending sci-fi movie, which asks the question: What if life was nothing more than a computer simulation? Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss and Hugo Weaving star in this spectacular, and game-changing film that spawned many imitators.
The Suicide Squad (2021)
Harley Quinn and various convicts from the DC Universe are called into action, for a top secret mission. The movie is a sequel to 2016’s Suicide Squad, but don’t worry about that first instalment, simply jump in here and watch as director James Gunn serves up a heap of entertainment.
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
The world is plunged into peril in this ‘00s disaster film from action maestro, Roland Emmerich. The film depicts the effect that various extreme weather conditions has on the planet, with the likes of Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Ian Holm caught in the middle.
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Another disaster movie, but this time from the 1970s. The Poseidon Adventure features an all-star cast, including Gene Hackman and Ernest Borgnine, and revolves around a luxury liner, which gets caught up in a tsunami.
Black Widow (2021)
Natasha Romanoff, aka the Black Widow, takes centre stage in this action-orientated entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The movie fills in details about Romanoff’s backstory, while introducing plenty of new characters to the MCU.
In XXX, Vin Diesel plays extreme sports enthusiast turned spy, Xander Cage, who is sent on a mission to infiltrate a group of Russian terrorists. Rob Cohen directs, while Asia Argento, Marton Csokas, and Samuel L. Jackson round out the cast in this brash action flick.
Air Force One (1997)
Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman star in this political action-thriller, about a group of terrorists who take the US President hostage. Wolfgang Petersen directs.
Set in 180 AD, Russell Crowe plays the role of a former Roman general who is forced into slavery, by a cruel and ambitious emperor. Ridley Scott calls the shots from the director’s chair in this stand-out historical drama.
Bad Boys (1995)
In this likeable buddy cop movie from director Michael Bay, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence play two Miami narcotics detectives caught up in a case involving stolen heroin. The movie features a mix of action and comedy, with the interplay between Smith and Lawrence being a big draw.
The Towering Inferno (1974)
Featuring and all-star cast, headed up by Paul Newman and Steve McQueen, The Towering Inferno is an action-packed disaster movie, about a 138-story building engulfed in fire. John Guillermin directs.
The Lost City (2022)
Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum lead the way in this adventure-comedy, about a novelist who is kidnapped and forced to take part in a treasure hunt. Plenty of gags are chucked at the screen, while various action sequences are thrown in too.
Minority Report (2002)
Set in the year 2054, Minority Report is a sci-fi thriller, loosely based on a short story by Philip K. Dick. The movie stars Tom Cruise and Colin Farrell, and centres around a police department who use the skills of psychics to pre-empt crimes.
In Collateral, Tom Cruise plays against type as a hitman on a contract killing spree. He crosses paths with an LA cab driver, as played by Jamie Foxx, while Michael Mann is on directing duties.
With the X-Men long dead, Logan follows the story of an ageing and dying Wolverine, as he battles for survival in a world that hates and fears him. Hugh Jackman takes on the lead role for what is arguably his finest performance, as the mutant with the metal claws faces up to his own mortality.
Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
And finally, I’ve saved a heavy hitter for last in the monumental monster movie, Godzilla vs. Kong. As the title suggests, the titanic twosome duke it out in an action smackdown to decide who is the true king of the Monsterverse!
Best action movies recap
To save you having to scroll back up, here is a recap list of the best action blockbuster movies you must watch. Make a note of this list, check out the movies, and you’ll have all the action you could ever need.
- Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
- Casino Royale (2006)
- Die Hard (1988)
- Nobody (2021)
- Extraction (2020)
- Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
- Dredd (2012)
- Ambulance (2022)
- White House Down (2013)
- Universal Soldier (1992)
- Source Code (2011)
- RoboCop (1987)
- Speed (1994)
- The Old Guard (2020)
- Independence Day (1996)
- Predator (1987)
- Blade (1998)
- The Bourne Identity (2002)
- The Running Man (1987)
- John Wick (2014)
- Starship Troopers (1997)
- Passenger 57 (1992)
- Jurassic Park (1993)
- Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
- Cliffhanger (1993)
- Dirty Harry (1971)
- Baby Driver (2017)
- Commando (1985)
- X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
- Last Action Hero (1993)
- The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
- Lethal Weapon (1987)
- Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
- Demolition Man (1993)
- Train to Busan (2016)
- Salt (2010)
- Timecop (1994)
- The Avengers (2012)
- True Lies (1994)
- RED (2010)
- Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
- The Gauntlet (1977)
- Batman Forever (1995)
- Waterworld (1995)
- Aliens (1986)
- Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)
- Twister (1996)
- Cobra (1986)
- Broken Arrow (1996)
- Deadpool (2016)
- Romancing the Stone (1984)
- Tango and Cash (1989)
- The Rock (1996)
- Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
- Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
- Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
- Superman II (1980)
- First Blood (1982)
- Falling Down (1993)
- Wonder Woman (2017)
- The Mummy (1999)
- Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
- Taxi (1998)
- Con Air (1997)
- The Hunt (2020)
- Deep Blue Sea (1999)
- The Fugitive (1993)
- Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
- Ransom (1996)
- Men in Black (1997)
- Kick-Ass (2010)
- Battle Royale (2000)
- Rush Hour (1998)
- Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995)
- Batman Begins (2005)
- Pacific Rim (2013)
- Wanted (2008)
- Taken (2008)
- I, Robot (2004)
- Transformers (2007)
- Kong: Skull Island (2017)
- 300 (2006)
- Kill Bill Volume 1 (2003)
- Hot Fuzz (2007)
- Volcano (1997)
- The Matrix (1999)
- The Suicide Squad (2021)
- The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
- The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
- Black Widow (2021)
- XXX (2002)
- Air Force One (1997)
- Gladiator (2000)
- Bad Boys (1995)
- The Towering Inferno (1974)
- The Lost City (2022)
- Minority Report (2002)
- Collateral (2004)
- Logan (2017)
- Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Thank you for stopping by It’s A Stampede! to read this post about action movies. I hope it expands your blockbuster watchlist, giving you plenty of new movies to view.
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