Highest Rated Action Feature Films With At Least 1000 Votes


1. Logan (2017)

R | 137 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

9.5
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73 Metascore

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Votes: 3,894

2. Boyka: Undisputed (2016)

R | Action

9.2
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In the fourth installment of the fighting franchise, Boyka is shooting for the big leagues when an accidental death in the ring makes him question everything he stands for.

Director: Todor Chapkanov | Stars: Scott Adkins, Teodora Duhovnikova, Alon Aboutboul, Julian Vergov

Votes: 1,923

3. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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82 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 1,757,883 | Gross: $533.32M

4. Hind Ka Napak Ko Jawab (2017)

130 min | Action

9.0
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A sequel to MSG Lion Heart, this story is about a secret agent equipped with weapons who is all set to take on the enemies.

Directors: Honeypreet Insan, Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan | Stars: Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan, Honeypreet Insan, Aditya Insan, Bhushan Insan

Votes: 3,094

5. Dangal (2016)

Unrated | 161 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.9
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Biographical sports drama on former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters' struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.

Director: Nitesh Tiwari | Stars: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra

Votes: 37,135 | Gross: $11.15M

6. Maalik (2016)

155 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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A man of Pakistan's Elite Special Forces whose life gets entangled with Politics. They soon realize that serving the nation is more complicated than simple following of orders.

Director: Ashir Azeem | Stars: Ashir Azeem, Farhan Ally Agha, Hassan Niazi, Sajid Hasan

Votes: 2,952

7. Inception (2010)

PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.8
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Votes: 1,550,106 | Gross: $292.57M

8. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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81 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 886,676 | Gross: $290.16M

9. The Matrix (1999)

R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.7
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73 Metascore

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 1,279,105 | Gross: $171.38M

10. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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92 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 960,368 | Gross: $460.94M

11. Harakiri (1962)

Not Rated | 133 min | Action, Drama, History

8.7
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An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita, Tetsurô Tamba

Votes: 20,080

12. B.D. în alertã (1971)

95 min | Action, Comedy

8.7
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In 1971 three inept petty Romanian criminals are released from prison but find themselves at the core of two money laundering and burglary cases.

Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: Toma Caragiu, Dem Radulescu, Sebastian Papaiani, Puiu Calinescu

Votes: 1,299

13. Dhruva (2016)

165 min | Action, Thriller

8.6
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A committed police officer is on a very dangerous mission to destroy the most corrupt person in the country, Siddharth Abhimanyu.

Director: Surrender Reddy | Stars: Ram Charan, Arvind Swamy, Rakul Preet Singh, Sourav Chakraborty

Votes: 2,322

14. Thani Oruvan (2015)

Not Rated | 160 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.6
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A police officer makes it his mission to destroy the most corrupt person in the country, Siddharth Abhimanyu.

Director: M. Raja | Stars: Jeyam Ravi, Arvind Swamy, Nayanthara, Nassar

Votes: 8,099

15. Kuruthipunal (1995)

143 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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Two brave police officers infiltrate a terror group in order to bring it down.

Director: P.C. Sreeram | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Arjun, Nassar, Gautami

Votes: 2,269

16. Uppi 2 (2015)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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A psychological thriller which depicts the fact that "Today is a gift - that's why it's called Present" in an unusual way. It is about a man called Neenu, who lives in the present. The film... See full summary »

Director: Upendra | Stars: Upendra, Kristina Akheeva, Parul Yadav, Sayaji Shinde

Votes: 7,136

17. Aaranya Kaandam (2010)

153 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.6
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A mob boss must deal with a disgruntled mistress and a vanishing bag of cocaine.

Director: Thiagarajan Kumararaja | Stars: Sampath Raj, Jackie Shroff, Ravi Krishna, Yasmin Ponnappa

Votes: 1,585

18. B.D. la munte si la mare (1971)

100 min | Comedy, Action, Crime

8.6
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Three paroled inept Romanian convicts dream up get-rich-quick schemes on the Black Sea Riviera where a petty-crime police squad led by Captain Panait is vacationing.

Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: Toma Caragiu, Dem Radulescu, Ion Fintesteanu, Puiu Calinescu

Votes: 1,300

19. Devasuram (1993)

187 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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The heir to a village elder's family squanders his inheritance and bullies all and sundry.

Director: I.V. Sasi | Stars: Mohanlal, Revathy, Nedumudi Venu, Innocent Vareed Thekkethala

Votes: 2,032

20. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller

8.5
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78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,200,319 | Gross: $448.13M

21. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.5
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85 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 692,684 | Gross: $242.37M

22. Gladiator (2000)

R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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64 Metascore

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.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Votes: 1,033,216 | Gross: $187.67M

23. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.5
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75 Metascore

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Votes: 779,536 | Gross: $204.84M

24. 1 - Nenokkadine (2014)

170 min | Action, Musical, Mystery

8.5
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A rock star must overcome his psychological inhibitions to seek revenge for his parents' death.

Director: Sukumar | Stars: Mahesh Babu, Kriti Sanon, Nassar, Pradeep Singh Rawat

Votes: 36,206

25. Vishwaroopam (2013)

148 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.5
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Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. She hires a detective to keep a watch on her husband, who ... See full summary »

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Pooja Kumar, Miles Anderson, Kamal Haasan, Rahul Bose

Votes: 35,855

26. Spadikam (1995)

150 min | Action, Drama

8.5
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Chacko Master(Thilakan) is a school headmaster in Mathematics. He is a very strict teacher and does not go easy with his own son Thomas (Mohanlal). Frustrated with his father's ... See full summary »

Director: Bhadran | Stars: Mohanlal, Thilakan, Sphadikam George, Urvashi

Votes: 1,906

27. Kurmanjan datka (2014)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.5
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The relevant epic story of the strong-willed, courageous and independent woman before her time, Kurmanjan, who is revered to this day for her diplomacy for saving her nation from complete destruction when the Russians invaded.

Director: Sadyk Sher-Niyaz | Stars: Elina Abai Kyzy, Nasira Mambetova, Aziz Muradillayev, Adilet Usubaliyev

Votes: 3,172

28. Mars na Drinu (1964)

107 min | Action, Drama, War

8.5
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One Serbian army battery in the First World War, in forced march with no stopping and rest, arrives to Cer Mountain, and, in decisive moment, enters the fight and throws off Austrian troops... See full summary »

Director: Zivorad 'Zika' Mitrovic | Stars: Aleksandar Gavric, Ljuba Tadic, Nikola Jovanovic, Vladimir Popovic

Votes: 1,020

29. BoBoiBoy: The Movie (2016)

100 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.5
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A group of alien treasure hunters named The Tengkotak has arrived on earth and kidnapped Ochobot in order to use him to locate an ancient and powerful Sfera Kuasa hiding on earth. BoBoiBoy ... See full summary »

Director: Nizam Razak | Stars: Nur Sarah Alisya, Anas Abdul Aziz, Mohd Fathi Diaz, Nur Fathiah Diaz

Votes: 2,182

30. Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)

168 min | Action, Drama, History

8.5
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The film offers an alternative version of the epic battle between two legendary Chekavars from the villain's perspective.

Director: T. Hariharan | Stars: Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Balan K. Nair, Madhavi

Votes: 1,451

31. Aliens (1986)

R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.4
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87 Metascore

The moon from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Votes: 510,823 | Gross: $85.20M

32. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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53 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 725,113 | Gross: $309.13M

33. North by Northwest (1959)

Approved | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.4
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A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Votes: 229,791

34. Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)

PG-13 | 105 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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54 Metascore

A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.

Directors: Khurram H. Alavi, Ayman Jamal | Stars: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ian McShane, China Anne McClain, Thomas Ian Nicholas

Votes: 11,856

35. Sholay (1975)

Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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After his family is murdered by a notorious and ruthless bandit, a former police officer enlists the services of two outlaws to capture the bandit.

Director: Ramesh Sippy | Stars: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Votes: 35,987

36. Jigarthanda (2014)

Not Rated | 171 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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An aspiring director targets a ruthless gangster because he wants to make a violent gangster film. His discreet attempts to research the gangster fail miserably. Finally when he gets caught snooping, things hit the fan.

Director: Karthik Subbaraj | Stars: Siddharth, Bobby Simha, Lakshmi Menon, Nassar

Votes: 5,554

37. Waar (2013)

130 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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The efforts of the Pakistani security forces in their fight against terrorism and how the lives of security officials are affected. A retired security officer returns to save Pakistan from a major terrorist attack.

Director: Bilal Lashari | Stars: Shaan Shahid, Hamza Abbasi, Shamoon Abbasi, Ayesha Khan

Votes: 27,978

38. O21 (2014)

124 min | Action, Thriller, War

8.4
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A man (Ayub Khoso) after 30 years of war in Afghanistan wants to save his country from another 50 years of corporate warfare. He works with his Pakistani ally Kashif Siddiqui (shaan) to ... See full summary »

Directors: Jami, Summer Nicks | Stars: Shaan Shahid, Ayub Khoso, Aamina Sheikh, Shamoon Abbasi

Votes: 2,673

39. Kala Pani (1996)

178 min | Action, Drama

8.4
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Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses the sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Mohanlal, Amrish Puri, Prabhu, Tabu

Votes: 1,865

40. Athadu (2005)

Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

8.4
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A gunman for hire is framed for murder, and assumes a dead man's identity while hiding from the police.

Director: Trivikram Srinivas | Stars: Mahesh Babu, Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Sonu Sood

Votes: 6,931

41. Michael the Brave (1970)

203 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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At the end of the 16th century Wallachian ruler Prince Michael the Brave overcame the adversity of the Ottoman and Austrian Empires to unite Wallachia, Moldavia and Transylvania into one country.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Amza Pellea, Ion Besoiu, Olga Tudorache, Irina Gardescu

Votes: 5,580

42. Pudhu Pettai (2006)

168 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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A high school kid joins a gang and becomes a drug dealer, then a politician.

Director: K. Selvaraghavan | Stars: Dhanush, Sneha, Sonia Agarwal, Azhagam Perumal

Votes: 1,968

43. Pithamagan (2003)

139 min | Action, Drama

8.4
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A boy raised in a cemetery grows up with no social skills, and leads a turbulent life readjusting once he moves out of the cemetery.

Director: Bala | Stars: Vikram, Suriya, Laila, Sangeetha

Votes: 2,982

44. Yodha (1992)

149 min | Action, Comedy

8.4
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Fate brings a young man from rural Kerala to be the protector of a young Lama in Nepal, who is being chased by a dangerous cult.

Director: Sangeeth Sivan | Stars: Mohanlal, Siddharth Lama, Gopal Raj Bhutani, Beena Antony

Votes: 1,503

45. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

8.3
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70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 1,029,477 | Gross: $205.34M

46. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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65 Metascore

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 541,523 | Gross: $197.17M

47. Airlift (2016)

Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Drama, History

8.3
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When Iraq invades Kuwait in August, 1990, a callous Indian businessman becomes the spokesperson for more than 170,000 stranded countrymen.

Director: Raja Menon | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur, Kumud Mishra, Prakash Belawadi

Votes: 38,285

48. Yojimbo (1961)

Unrated | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Votes: 77,869

49. Bahubali: The Beginning (2015)

159 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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In ancient India, an adventurous and daring man becomes involved in a decades old feud between two warring people.

Director: S.S. Rajamouli | Stars: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia

Votes: 68,472 | Gross: $6.50M

50. Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

320 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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89 Metascore

A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadha, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tigmanshu Dhulia

Votes: 51,087