Top Action Movies


The Top Action Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Action List". Lists are calculated daily.

11. Kill Bill: Volume 1

Year of Release: 2003
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Actors: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, David Carradine
Plot: A woman, who her assasins believe to be dead find that she is alive and try to kill her, while at the same time, she goes after revenge against them.

12. The Terminator

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: James Cameron
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen
Plot: A human and a cyborg are sent from the future, one to protect the mother of a boy who will someday be needed to save the world, and one to kill her.

13. Professional, The ( Léon )

Year of Release: 1994
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Action
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Luc Besson
Actors: Jean Reno, Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Danny Aiello
Plot: A trained assassin is reluctant to take care of his Neighbor, whose parents are killed. The girl is 12 years old and he teaches her his assassination trade.

14. Jurassic Park

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough
Plot: A rich scientist discovers a way to use dinosaur DNA to recreate dinosaurs on a remote island to make an amusement park.

15. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Year of Release: 1989
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Action
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, John Rhys-Davies, River Phoenix
Plot: While Indiana's father is off searching for the grail and goes missing, he is called upon to rescue him before the Nazis find the Holy Grail.

16. The Avengers

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Joss Whedon
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Samuel L. Jackson
Plot: When an extraterrestrial invasion threatens all of mankind, the S.H.I.E.L.D. agency must bring together the world's greatest heroes in order to stop the threat. But before they can save Earth, they will have to learn to work together as a team.

17. Casino Royale

Year of Release: 2006
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Martin Campbell
Actors: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Judi Dench
Plot: In James Bond's first mission, he must stop a banker from winning a casino tournament and using the money to fund terrorist activities.

18. The Dark Knight Rises

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine
Plot: Eight years after the fall of The Joker and Harvey Dent, Gotham City is quiet, peaceful - but all that is about to change. Bane has arrived and plans a campaign of terror that will push the city to its limit. Batman will once again take the mantle of hero in order to save his city.

19. The Bourne Supremacy

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Paul Greengrass
Actors: Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Brian Cox, Julia Stiles
Plot: Jason Bourne is forced to assume his former life as an assassin after being framed for a botched CIA operation.

20. Seven Samurai, The ( Shichinin no samurai )

Year of Release: 1954
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Adventure/Action
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Actors: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi
Plot: A village under attack recruits seven warriors to try and protect their village.

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