Top 10 Best Action Movies of All Time

| June 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

When it comes to spending your leisure time with fun and thrill what do you go for? Games, Television series and movies are the best options to avail when you are free and pass some time. There are different genres of movies. Hollywood film industry is best known all around the globe for its most thrilling action packed films. A lot of budget and a good story line are the requirements of an action movie. Here is the list of the top 10 best action movies of all times. These movies have been very popular and people still love to watch them. If you have watched these movies then you can give your reviews through comments and if you have not watched it yet then you should watch it whenever you feel free.

10. Die Hard

Die Hard

Die hard is a movie that redefines both the definitions of an action movie and an action star. Bruce Wills made his name in the action movie with his superb acting. The movie is masterfully directed by the one and only John McTiernan. Die hard has action, humor, an awesome and a nasty guy and a plot so amazing that the audience cannot just stop caring about the characters.

9. Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

The Indiana Jones Trilogy is surely an adventurous series but when it comes to Raiders of the lost ark, it is packed with action and thrill side by side. Raiders, is surely the best cinematic thrill. Indy’s adventure through the booby-trapped temples and the fights with old and classic weapons is exciting. In our list of top 10 all time best action movies, Raiders of the Lost Ark is at 9th position.

8. Aliens


There is no other Aliens movie as exciting or as scary as this one is made. This is the statement by Paxton. The action in the movie elevates a scuffle between humans and aliens. The battle and the climaxes of the film were so epic that no other sequel or any other movie about aliens can satisfy its ambitious promise.

7. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Mad Max 2 The Road Warrior

The crème de la crème of the Mad Max series is Mad Max 2, The Road warrior. The badly beaten and injured Max, who has got nothing more to lose (even his dog got killed), takes the wheel of an oil rig. The only mission he has is to take the rig out of Westland. Saying is easier than done. The hot pursuit is full of action and suspense.

6. Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2 Judgment Day

The Terminator 2 Judgment day packs in it all the action and state of the art special effects that are surely impressive today as well. Robert Patrick played the character of the unstoppable villain T-1000. From hospital to the shoot-out, from the start till the end the action does not stop at all. It’s been two decades and still the movie is admired for its action.

5. Casino Royale

Casino Royale

Ever heard of 007? Here is the best film of the 007 series. The Casino Royale has action sequences which are created to be believed. Daniel Craig played as James Bond 007. Spying around with amazing gadgets is surely something exciting and amazing. This movie is world’s 5th best action movie ever produced.

4. Top Gun

Top Gun

The film has got action which is endlessly exiting and thrilling. Top Gun is not a movie that is even close to reality but in the era it was made, it surely expected such air operations and combat sequences. And that makes the movie exciting. Tony Scot is surely one of the best directors and a film under his direction never goes unnoticed. The romance between Maverick and Goose is also very memorable in Hollywood.

3. The Avengers

The Avengers

Marvel films have definitely made it in the world of comic books and comic films. But in action movies, comic films do get segregated. Although many of the comic films stand head-to-head along with many other action movies but when it comes to the lists of the best action movies, they are not mentioned. Batman, Superman, The Hulk they have been a great action thriller. But when it comes to ticking all the boxes one movie surely does that. The movie has such a crackling script and such a confident cast that it surely cannot be ignored. Avengers is a film that defines an era. That also makes it more special. It is the latest action movie to be the part of all time best list of action movies.

2. Where Eagles Dare

Where Eagles Dare

What if you are given a list of army and war movies and you are asked to choose the best among them. It becomes really hard to choose the best of all the greatest war movies. But the one film that is impossible to go past would definitely be Where Eagles Dare. The ultimate action packed film is packed up with war, spy thriller and action adventure. No matter you can call it the ultimate action hybrid. Following the movie there is a team of allied agents whose task is to infiltrate a Nazi castle which stands on the top of a snowy mountain and is seemingly impossible to be infiltrated. The spectacular fight in the cable car, blazing fire fights and an explosive chase in a German airfield, all these definitely makes it the best thriller.

1. Point Break

Point Break

The best heist and philosophical surfing movie ever made is Point Break. The movie sees Patrick Swayze as Bodhi. Bodhi leads his team comprising of the ex-presidents to rob banks. The character of Johnny Utah (The undercover FBI agent) is performed by Keanu Reeves. Moving on in the movie one experiences a thrilling roller coaster ride of the ultimate cat and mouse chase, which comprises of gun fights, and foot chases. The director Kathryn Bigelow has induced these events which amazing ferocity and style and that makes it hard to imagine a better pairing of the physicality of the surfing, fighting with the characters’ beliefs, in short the film’s disparate elements. The movie simply thrives on frenzied thrills and it is best action movie of all time.

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  1. Love Sidhu says:

    Where is TOTAL RECALL (2012)?

    • Huda Khwaja says:

      Total Recall has not been added to the list of top 10 but if we compile a list of top 10 then that can be placed in between 10 and 20.

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