The Least Action Heroesby romanxj2 | created - 11 Nov 2013 | updated - 11 Nov 2013 | Public
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1. White House Down (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.
Votes: 181,306 | Gross: $73.10M
2. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
Votes: 136,974 | Gross: $58.06M
3. Street Fighter (1994)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.
Votes: 57,194 | Gross: $33.42M
4. Fair Game (1995)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Romance
Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her.
Votes: 10,857 | Gross: $11.53M
6. Color of Night (1994)
R | 121 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A color-blind psychiatrist Bill Capa is stalked by an unknown killer after taking over his murdered friend's therapy group, all of whom have a connection to a mysterious young woman that Capa begins having intense sexual encounters with.
Votes: 20,207 | Gross: $19.72M
7. Virtuosity (1995)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
When a virtual reality simulation created using the personalities of multiple serial killers manages to escape into the real world, an ex-cop is tasked with stopping its reign of terror.
Votes: 25,171 | Gross: $24.05M
8. Barb Wire (1996)
R | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi
During the Second American Civil War in 2017, Barb Wire owns a nightclub called the Hammerhead. Things become complicated when her ex-lover Axel Hood, who is married to the fugitive Corrina Devonshire, re-enters her life.
Votes: 22,017 | Gross: $3.79M
9. Fire Down Below (1997)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Going undercover in rural Kentucky, a environmental agents tries to prove the dumping of toxic waste in the local coal mines by ruthless industrialists.
Votes: 14,855 | Gross: $16.23M
10. Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A group of martial arts warriors have only six days to save the Earth from an extra-dimensional invasion.
Votes: 39,758 | Gross: $35.93M
11. Eye See You (2002)
R | 96 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
When a serial killer turns his attention on the lead detective he is asked to check into a clinic treating law enforcement officials who cant face their jobs. As the patients begin being murdered they restart doing what they do best.
Votes: 21,188 | Gross: $0.08M
12. The Marine (2006)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.
Votes: 29,491 | Gross: $18.84M
14. The Tournament (2009)
R | 95 min | Action, Thriller
Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash ... See full summary »
16. Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Votes: 129,683 | Gross: $150.42M
17. Gymkata (1985)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama
An American gymnast travels to a foreign country to compete in a deadly game not won by anyone other than a native in more than 900 years.
Votes: 3,251 | Gross: $5.73M
18. American Ninja (1985)
R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
American soldier, obviously very skilled in martial arts, single-handedly takes on mercenaries in the Philippines.
Votes: 11,620 | Gross: $10.50M
20. Silent Rage (1982)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Horror
A sheriff tries to stop the killing spree of a mute maniacal murderer who, as the result of years of medical experimentation, has the ability to self-heal.
Votes: 3,944 | Gross: $10.49M
22. Bad Boys (1995)
R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.
Votes: 192,229 | Gross: $65.81M
24. Armageddon (1998)
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.
Votes: 352,364 | Gross: $201.57M
25. Pearl Harbor (2001)
PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History
A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.
Votes: 279,172 | Gross: $198.54M
27. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.
Votes: 351,378 | Gross: $352.39M
28. Postal (2007)
R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.
Votes: 20,964 | Gross: $18.01M
29. Submerged (2005 Video)
R | 96 min | Action, Thriller
Chris Kody, the world's best mercenary, is freed from prison -- but there's a catch. Kody must use his lethal weapons and fighting skills to stop a group of terrorists who have taken over a nuclear sub.
30. Pembalasan ratu pantai selatan (1989)
R | 82 min | Action, Horror
The spirit of an ancient evil queen posesses the body of a young anthropological student, who then goes on a murderous rampage.
31. Split Second (1992)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror
In a flooded dystopian future London, Detective Harley Stone hunts a serial killer who murdered his partner and has haunted him ever since. He soon discovers what he is hunting might not be human.
Votes: 9,401 | Gross: $5.43M
32. Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
After a nuclear war, the survivors are divided between horribly mutated beings who live on desolate reservations and fertile women who are searching for scarce virile men in order to multiply and start a new human society.
33. No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)
PG | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jason Stillwell, a Bruce Lee fan, is beaten numerous times and trains from the ghost of Lee. Jason then must use his newly acquired skills to save Seattle from a crime syndicate, whose top ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,213 | Gross: $4.66M
35. Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989)
PG-13 | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Sinbad and his shipmates aid a young prince, who must battle an evil wizard to gain the hand of a beautiful princess.
36. Vivre pour survivre (1985)
101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
When Bo was a child, a mysterious stranger sadistically murdered his parents. Only Bo and his sister, Ingrid survived the bloodshed. Now, twenty years later... Bo and his sister are grown ... See full summary »
38. Onna hissatsu ken (1974)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime
Lee Long is a martial-arts champion who the police use as an undercover agent to infiltrate a drug ring responsible for importing heroin from Japan to Hong Kong. When he is identified and ... See full summary »
41. Black Samurai (1976)
R | 88 min | Action, Crime
Robert Sand, agent of D.R.A.G.O.N. (Defense Reserve Agency Guardian Of Nations), is playing tennis on his vacation with a beautiful black girl, when his commanding officers ask him to save a Chinese girl who happens to be Sand's girlfriend, and the daughter of a top Eastern Ambassador. The ransom for the abduction was the secret for a terrific new weapon - the freeze bomb - but the 'Warlock' ... See full summary »
42. The Six Thousand Dollar Nigger (1978)
R | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Super Soul Brother was originally going to be the "Black Superman". However, it ended up an action comedy. Wildman Steve plays a bum who agrees to allow an experimental drug to be ... See full summary »
44. Petey Wheatstraw (1977)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Petey Wheatstraw (Rudy Ray Moore) is a candidate to become the devil's son-in-law. The storyline is a scaffolding on which Rudy Ray Moore's standup humor can be unfolded. Beginning life as ... See full summary »
45. Fight for Your Life (1977)
R | 82 min | Crime, Thriller
A mean trashy exploitation picture about three convicts who escape from jail and hole up at the house of a black minister. There are a few nasty scenes where the minister's family is being ... See full summary »
46. Dolemite (1975)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Dolemite is a pimp who was set up by Willie Greene and the cops, who have planted drugs, stolen furs, and guns in his trunk and got him sentenced to 20 years in jail. One day, Queen B and a... See full summary »