Actions movies that were truly fun

We don't (and shouldn't) expect much from action movies. They're not supposed to teach us about life's deepest truths. Rather, we watch action films in order to have a good time and experience excitement not found (and, oftentimes, not possible) in everyday life. These are movies that serve their purpose.
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1.
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C. (128 mins.)
Director: Len Wiseman
“ This gem contains some of the best action scenes captured on film. ” - cameronzargar
 
2.
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England. (128 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ The cinematography was impressive, the plot got the job done but it was the action scenes that were a total surprise. This new take on the classic character works and at the same time provides action scenes that work within the context (and perhaps it is the fact that we sense the practicality of their placement that makes them more effective). ” - cameronzargar
 
3.
Gladiator (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ There have been many attempts made at trying to capture the rawness of ancient Rome but perhaps none have been as fun as this. ” - cameronzargar
 
4.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. (153 mins.)
“ Despite the fact that the plot was far-fetched, I couldn't stop watching it. ” - cameronzargar
 
5.
Inception (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO. (148 mins.)
“ Just a great movie in general, but, in terms of action it has so much to offer visually and the plot is really fun to follow. ” - cameronzargar
 
6.
Unbreakable (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident. (106 mins.)
“ The action scenes might be few and far between but this is a very fun movie that works in everything it sets out to do. ” - cameronzargar