1 January 2013 6:37 AM, PST | movies.about.com | See recent About.com Hollywood Movies news »

What's in store for action movie fans in 2013? Let's see...there's the return to space (the final frontier), another visit with a hammer-wielding demigod, the director who brought us the low-budget alien thriller District 9 returns for another visit to a strange new world, things will get even faster and more furious, Chris Pine takes over in a reboot of the Jack Ryan franchise, Robert Downey Jr returns as billionaire Tony Stark, and the White House comes under attack in two new movies. And Hollywood's also treating audiences to return visits with the characters from Kick-Ass, Sin City, Machete, Die Hard, 300, GI Joe, X-Men, Red, Percy Jackson and The Hunger Games.

Check out the full list of 2013's action films:

Action Movies Heading to Theaters in 2013

(Photo &copy Lionsgate Films)

2013 Preview: Action Movie originally appeared on About.com Hollywood Movies on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 14:37:53.

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