Best Action Movies

X-Men First Class

X-Men First Class

X-Men First Class
IMDb: 7.7
132 min

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they…

Elite Squad 2

Elite Squad 2

Elite Squad 2
IMDb: 8.0
115 min

After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second…

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Inception

Inception

Inception
IMDb: 8.8
148 min

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered…

Avatar

Avatar

Avatar
IMDb: 7.8
162 min

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

District 9

District 9

District 9
IMDb: 7.9
112 min

Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the ’Non-Humans’ are…

Star Trek

Star Trek

Star Trek
IMDb: 7.9
127 min

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in…

Ip Man

Ip Man

Ip Man
IMDb: 8.0
108 min

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place…

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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight
IMDb: 9.0
152 min

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations…

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum
IMDb: 8.0
115 min

Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns….

Genre: Best Action
Smokin Aces

Smokin Aces

Smokin Aces
IMDb: 6.7
109 min

When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state’s evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make…

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta
IMDb: 8.2
132 min

In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as “V” conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When V rescues…

Batman Begins

Batman Begins

Batman Begins
IMDb: 8.2
140 min

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates…

Sin City

Sin City

Sin City
IMDb: 8.0
124 min

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops,…

Howl’s Moving Castle

Howl’s Moving Castle

Howl’s Moving Castle
IMDb: 8.2
119 min

When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young…

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The Incredibles

The Incredibles

The Incredibles
IMDb: 8.0
115 min

Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when…

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War
IMDb: 8.1
149

When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King
IMDb: 8.9
201 min

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron’s forces. Meanwhile, Frodo…

Kill Bill Vol 1

Kill Bill Vol 1

Kill Bill Vol 1
IMDb: 8.1
111 min

An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance.

The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers
IMDb: 8.7
179 min

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard…

The Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring
IMDb: 8.8
178 min

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil…

Gladiator

Gladiator

Gladiator
IMDb: 8.5
155 min

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army’s most capable and trusted generals and a…

The Matrix

The Matrix

The Matrix
IMDb: 8.7
136 min

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule…

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
IMDb: 8.6
169 min

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are…

The Bandit

The Bandit

The Bandit
IMDb: 8.2
121 min

The epic adventures of the legendary Baran the Bandit following his release from prison. After serving 35 years, it is no surprise that the world has changed dramatically. Still, Baran…

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Heat

Heat

Heat
IMDb: 8.2
170 min

Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects…

Braveheart

Braveheart

Braveheart
IMDb: 8.3
177 min

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord’s soldiers. This leads the village to…

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day
IMDb: 8.5
137 min

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the…

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade
IMDb: 8.2
127 min

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his…

Die Hard

Die Hard

Die Hard
IMDb: 8.2
131 min

NYPD cop, John McClane’s plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken…

Platoon

Platoon

Platoon
IMDb: 8.1
120 min

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Castle in the Sky

Castle in the Sky

Castle in the Sky
IMDb: 8.0
124 min

A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.

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Aliens

Aliens

Aliens
IMDb: 8.3
137 min

When Ripley’s lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company…

Ran

Ran

Ran
IMDb: 8.2
162 min

In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found power will corrupt them.

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The Terminator

The Terminator

The Terminator
IMDb: 8.0
108 min

In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the ”Terminator” back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents…

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
IMDb: 8.1
117 min

After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley of the Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful…

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Star Wars Episode 6 Return of the Jedi

Star Wars Episode 6 Return of the Jedi

Star Wars Episode 6 Return of the Jedi
IMDb: 8.3
135 min

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor’s newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt,…

The Boat

The Boat

The Boat
IMDb: 8.3
150 min

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat…

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark
IMDb: 8.4
115 min

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant,…

Star Wars Episode 5 The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars Episode 5 The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars Episode 5 The Empire Strikes Back
IMDb: 8.7
124 min

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more…

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
IMDb: 8.6
121 min

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team…

Michael the Brave

Michael the Brave

Michael the Brave
IMDb: 8.4
203

An epic fresco depicting the reign (1593-1601) of Mihai Pătrașcu (better known as “Mihai Viteazul” / “Michael the Brave”), the famous prince who united the three provinces: Transalpine Vallachia, Transylvania…

The Wild Bunch

The Wild Bunch

The Wild Bunch
IMDb: 7.9
145 min

Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector…

Sanjuro

Sanjuro

Sanjuro
IMDb: 8.1
96 min

Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa’s tightly paced, beautifully composed ”Sanjuro.” In this companion piece and sequel to ”Yojimbo,” jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic…

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Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Yojimbo
IMDb: 8.2
110 min

A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the…

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Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur
IMDb: 8.1
212 min

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus…

The Hidden Fortress

The Hidden Fortress

The Hidden Fortress
IMDb: 8.1
139

Japanese peasants Matashichi and Tahei try and fail to make a profit from a tribal war. They find a man and woman whom they believe are simple tribe members hiding…

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
IMDb: 8.2
126 min

Fred C. Dobbs and Bob Curtin, both down on their luck in Tampico, Mexico in 1925, meet up with a grizzled prospector named Howard and decide to join with him…

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin Hood
IMDb: 7.9
102 min

Robin Hood fights nobly for justice against the evil Sir Guy of Gisbourne while striving to win the hand of the beautiful Maid Marian.

Genre: Best Action
All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front
IMDb: 8.0
133 min

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. Together with several other young German soldiers, he experiences the horrors of war, such evil of…

The General

The General

The General
IMDb: 8.1
79 min

During America’s Civil War Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray’s beloved locomotive The General – his lady love, Annabelle Lee, aboard an attached boxcar – and he single-handedly must do…

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
IMDb: 7.8
143

The trials and tribulations of Judah Ben-Hur, a wealthy Jewish man forced into galley slavery, is juxtaposed with the rise of a man some consider to be the Messiah.