If you like films that are filled with action, exciting fights and battles, then you will definitely like this collection. We have collected as many as 45 of the best action movies for every taste! And let the question of what to see tonight no longer bother you!
1. Rock and Roll (2008)
Director Guy Ritchie is a real star of crime action films, and this is not news for a long time. A real estate scam gets three members of a London gang into big trouble. Cast: Idris Elba, Tom Hardy and Gerard Butler.
2. Total Recall (1990)
A simple worker (Arnold Schwarzenegger) has unusual dreams about Mars and a beautiful stranger. In his quest to unravel the mystery, he agrees to “upload” information about the new planet into his brain.
3. Payback (2016)
Since childhood, Christian Wolfe (Ben Affleck) loved numbers and mathematical problems. Over time, his unique skills were highly appreciated by criminal organizations.
4 Mission Impossible (1996)
To date, this series of action movies has already six parts, but it is the first that can be deservedly called a cult one. In the best traditions of the genre, Ethan Hunt’s (Tom Cruise) spy mission doesn’t go according to plan.
5. Die Hard (1988)
Films with Bruce Willis have repeatedly become standards of the action genre in different years. And the beginning was this exciting story, how just one brave guy opposes an entire terrorist organization.
6. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
It is impossible to talk about action movies and ignore this brainchild of Quentin Tarantino. A group of American Jews is ready to fight back against Nazi Germany.
7. Fast and Furious (2001)
Crime thriller with Vin Diesel, which has long grown into a giant franchise. And it all started with a robbery of a truck with household appliances by a gang of raiders.
8. Bodyguard hitman (2017)
Action comedy starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson. Michael Bryce used to be an elite private bodyguard, but his career went downhill, and now he is forced to protect the criminal.
9. Hard Boiled (1992)
This film about smugglers, betrayal and corruption is rightfully considered a classic of Hong Kong police stories. Director John Woo knows a lot about both the plot and the fights!
10. John Wick (2014)
John Wick (Keanu Reeves) loses his wife due to illness. With mixed success, he tries to cope with the loss, until a trio of criminals break into his house, beat John, kill his dog and steal a car.
11. Team “A” (2010)
Mexican gangsters or veterans from the best military squad – who will win in this difficult confrontation? Starring Liam Neeson and Bradley Cooper.
12. Night under siege (2019)
Elderly lieutenant Wakes (Bruce Willis) guards waitress Madison (Nikki Whelan), who is caught in the crossfire in a showdown between corrupt cops, as those same cops are eager to get rid of the witness…
13. Con Air (1997)
In the earlier years of his career, Nicolas Cage often starred in such colorful and action-packed action films. The protagonist is imprisoned on board a criminal plane, and will be forced to defeat all the villains alone.
14. Snow blower (2019)
Nelson Coxman (Liam Neeson) was a model family man and just a good person until drug dealers killed his son. Then Coxman decides to take revenge…
15. Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Foreign terrorists seize the presidential residence. The militants adhere to a secret plan for emergency situations, but this program is capable of ruining the country. A former presidential bodyguard (Gerard Butler) tries to salvage the situation.
16. Terminator (1984)
The first film of this famous series forever entered the history of cinema and action movies in particular. It is now impossible to imagine that someone could play the Terminator better than Arnold Schwarzenegger.
17. Kingsman: Secret Service (2015)
Bright, colorful, slightly absurd and largely comedic action movie Matthew Vaughn is filled with action every minute of your screen time. And how else, when Colin Firth, Taron Egerton and Mark Strong are forced to confront Samuel L. Jackson.
18. Missing (1984)
Yes, yes, the same action movie with the unsurpassed Chuck Norris! Escaped from captivity, Colonel Braddock is looking for missing American soldiers.
19. Hostage (2008)
A former CIA agent (Liam Neeson) is trying to mend his relationship with his daughter while working as a bodyguard for a famous pop singer. What could have gone wrong?
20. Rock (1996)
General Francis Hummel (Ed Harris) takes a group of tourists hostage in Alcatraz and seizes deadly missiles. And all because the government refused to pay compensation to the families of his dead colleagues.
21. Akimbo Guns (2019)
Everyone who has ever come across the filmography of Daniel Radcliffe knows about his talent for choosing unusual and even outrageous films. Here, too, his hero falls into an underground game in which, of course, only the strongest will survive.
22. House of Flying Daggers (2004)
One of the best Chinese fighters, which adequately diversifies our selection. Secret agent Jin is busy searching for the rebel leaders. To do this, he rubs himself into the confidence of the daughter of their leader, but everything does not go according to plan.
23. Rambo: First Blood (1982)
The cult character of Sylvester Stallone needs no introduction for a long time. The first part of the adventures of the Vietnamese veteran in search of surviving enemies was especially successful.
24. Assassin (2015)
Special agents Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro bravely fight against drug cartels. And all this in the best traditions of Denis Villeneuve’s style!
25. Roll into asphalt (2018)
Anthony and Brett know how to be cops, and nothing more. But now the partners are suspended from work, and so there is no better idea than to temporarily go to the criminal world. Cast: Vince Vaughn and Mel Gibson.
26. Runaway (1993)
Although this is not the brightest and most memorable role of Harrison Ford, it is definitely a great action movie. In an attempt to avoid accusations of murdering his wife, the protagonist must put the police on the trail of the real villain.
27. Train to Yuma (2007)
An exciting western action movie about the confrontation between bandit Ben Wade (Russell Crowe) and war veteran Dan Evans (Christian Bale). Dan and his sons accidentally witness a stagecoach robbery.
28. Dirty Harry (1971)
Someone called Scorpio (Andrew Robinson) kills a girl and demands money or he will continue killing. Inspector Dirty Harry (Clint Eastwood) must find the maniac at all costs.
29. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
A worthy replacement for the classic James Bond stories. Former special agent Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) has surprisingly become even tougher in search of answers to the mysteries of his past.
30. Fight (1995)
Well, what else can be said about the star duet of Al Pacino and Robert De Niro? The case of the last robbery did not go according to plan from the first minutes, and gave us a great action movie.
31. No face (1997)
Special agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) is on the hunt for famous terrorists. And to one of them he has personal scores – once Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage) killed his son Archer. And everything could be very clear until Archer and Castor changed their guises…
32. Adrenaline (2006)
Jason Statham gets into trouble – his hero was poisoned with a rare poison that only works when the pulse drops below a certain level. That is why you have to constantly maintain the production of adrenaline.
33. The Dark Knight (2008)
A Batman superhero movie starring Christian Bale that deserves its place in the best action movies. And how could it be otherwise when Christopher Nolan is back in business!
34. Big Soldier (2010)
Tragicomic thriller by Jackie Chan with him in the title role. The history of the Chinese provinces came out especially bright and dynamic.
35. Escape Plan (2013)
Surprisingly, this is the very case when the duet of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger exceeded all expectations. Although this is an old-school, but “smart” and interesting action movie about typical good “bad” guys.
36. Lethal Weaponie (1987)
Detective Riggs (Mel Gibson) learns about the sniper and manages to get rid of him, and at the same time stops a gang of drug dealers. Meanwhile, Detective Roger Murtha (Danny Glover) learns that the girl who committed suicide is the daughter of his colleague.
37. Tyler Reik: Operation Rescue (2020)
Here is one of the writers of “Captain America”, and Thor himself in the title role. Tyler Rake is a fearless, invulnerable mercenary who must save the son of an Indian drug lord in 16 hours.
38. Kill Bill (2003)
Tarantino’s iconic film and Uma Thurman’s iconic role with her signature yellow suit and katana. It’s amazing how Quentin Tarantino manages to collect all the best at once for years.
39. Death Wish (2018)
A remake of the 1970s film of the same name starring Bruce Willis. Paul Kersey lives with his family and works as a surgeon, until one day bandits break into his house.
40. Foreigner (2017)
An excellent script and one of the most dramatic roles of Jackie Chan, who has moved away from his permanent role. A Vietnam veteran loses his daughter in a terrorist attack and wants justice.
41. Baby Driver (2017)
Drive, adrenaline, the roar of engines and the excellent acting of Ansel Elgort, Lily James and Kevin Spacey – everything is mixed up in the film by Edgar Wright. The kid is a first-class driver who never leaves his headphones to drown out the constant ringing in his ears.
42. Pacific Rim (2013)
Guillermo del Toro’s successful sci-fi thriller starring Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba has also grown into an equally successful franchise. To fight kaiju monsters, people use giant humanoid robots, combined with pilots by a neurocomputer link.
43. Atomic Blonde (2017)
A classic spy thriller, but instead of another invincible agent – the magnificent Charlize Theron. It’s worth watching this movie for her alone. Moreover, there is a spectacular action, an excellent soundtrack and a bright neon aesthetic.
44. Agents of A.N.C.L. (2015)
Guy Ritchie’s spy thriller starring Armie Hammer, Henry Cavill and Alicia Vikander – should anything be added? Agents Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin disagree on literally everything, but are forced to prevent the Third World War together.
45. Acts of Violence (2018)
Roman McGregor’s fiancee (Ashton Holmes) is kidnapped by slavers. While his brothers are busy retaliating, Detective Avery (Bruce Willis) takes over.