Best Action Movies - 2017

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A list of best action films of 2017.

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1. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)

Not Rated | 167 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

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

Votes: 61,200 | Gross: $20.19M

2. Tiger Zinda Hai (2017)

Not Rated | 161 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

When a group of Indian and Pakistani nurses are held hostage in Iraq by a terrorist organization, a secret agent is drawn out of hiding to rescue them.

Director: Ali Abbas Zafar | Stars: Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan, Paresh Rawal, Angad Bedi

Votes: 17,663 | Gross: $5.56M

3. Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

94 Metascore

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

Votes: 429,144 | Gross: $188.37M

4. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

73 Metascore

Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.

Director: Jon Watts | Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei

Votes: 370,080 | Gross: $334.20M

5. Peurizeun (2017)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Crime

A troubled ex-cop is imprisoned for a hit-and-run accident. He discovers that the entire penitentiary is controlled by an inmate who has been running a crime syndicate with the help of the warden and guards which provides them 100% alibi.

Director: Hyeon Na | Stars: Rae-won Kim, Suk-kyu Han, Kyeong-yeong Lee, Seong-gyoon Kim

Votes: 1,056 | Gross: $0.21M

6. Taeksi woonjunsa (2017)

Not Rated | 137 min | Action, Drama, History

69 Metascore

A widowed father and taxi driver who drives a German reporter from Seoul to Gwangju to cover the 1980 uprising, soon finds himself regretting his decision after being caught in the violence around him.

Director: Hun Jang | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Thomas Kretschmann, Hae-jin Yoo, Jun-yeol Ryu

Votes: 7,877 | Gross: $1.53M

7. Mersal (2017)

Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Thriller

A magician and a doctor attempt to expose the corruption at the heart of India's medical industry.

Director: Atlee Kumar | Stars: Joseph Vijay, S.J. Surya, Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Votes: 20,993

8. Salinjaui gieokbeob (2017)

TV-MA | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A former serial killer with Alzheimer's fights to protect his daughter from her psychotic boyfriend.

Director: Shin-yeon Won | Stars: Kyung-gu Sol, Nam-gil Kim, Seol-Hyun Kim, Dal-su Oh

Votes: 2,937 | Gross: $0.09M

9. Gongjo (2017)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action

When a crime organization from North Korea crosses borders and enters South Korean soil, a South Korean detective must cooperate with a North Korean detective to investigate their whereabouts.

Director: Sung-hoon Kim | Stars: Hyun Bin, Hae-jin Yoo, Ju-hyuk Kim, Hae-Young Lee

Votes: 1,542 | Gross: $0.48M

10. The Lego Batman Movie (2017)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

75 Metascore

A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.

Director: Chris McKay | Stars: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 106,256 | Gross: $175.75M

11. Detective (2017)

Not Rated | 151 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A private detective ends up unraveling a large conspiracy while investigating the disappearance of a child's pet dog.

Director: Myshkin | Stars: Vishal, Prasanna, Vinay Rai, Anu Emmanuel

Votes: 2,405

12. Kings (2017)

TV-MA | 136 min | Action, Thriller

An Indian queen asks her bodyguard to steal back gold taken from her by the Indian government during The Emergency period in 1975.

Director: Milan Luthria | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Ileana D'Cruz, Emraan Hashmi, Esha Gupta

Votes: 3,580

13. Jai Lava Kusa (2017)

Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Drama

Sidelined at a very young age due to his stammering disability, the eldest of identical triplets develops hatred for his younger brothers and creates havoc in their lives as they all reunite as adults.

Director: Bobby Kolli | Stars: N.T. Rama Rao Jr., Raashi Khanna, Niveda Thomas, Brahmaji

Votes: 4,203

14. Braveman - Chapter One (2017)

Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Theeran, a police officer, tries to decode a series of cold blood events based on same pattern.

Director: H. Vinoth | Stars: Karthi, Rakul Preet Singh, Abhimanyu Singh, Bose Venkat

Votes: 5,178

15. Beomjoidosi (2017)

Not Rated | 121 min | Action, Crime

Based on real events, this crime action film depicts a Seoul detective's attempts to keep peace while two Chinese-Korean gangs battle over turf in the neighborhood.

Director: Yoon-Seong Kang | Stars: Jin-ah Bae, Gwi-hwa Choi, Ki-Joon Hong, Hyung-Joon Im

Votes: 1,617

16. Prudence (2017)

Not Rated | 149 min | Action, Thriller

An Interpol agent betrayed by his friends sets out to take revenge against the friends who work for a secret agency.

Director: Siva | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Vivek Oberoi, Kajal Aggarwal, Akshara Haasan

Votes: 9,441

17. Sin-gwa ham-kke: Jwi-wa beol (2017)

Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

After a heroic death, a firefighter navigates the afterlife with the help of three guides.

Director: Yong-hwa Kim | Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Tae-Hyun Cha, Ji-Hoon Ju, Hyang-gi Kim

Votes: 7,717 | Gross: $1.91M

18. Velaikkaran (2017)

Not Rated | 160 min | Action, Thriller

A youngster from the slums battles against food adulteration by the company that employs him.

Director: Mohan Raja | Stars: Sivakarthikeyan, Fahadh Faasil, Nayanthara, Prakash Raj

Votes: 2,490

19. Steel Rain (2017)

TV-MA | 139 min | Action

A coup in North Korea forces an agent to defect to South with unconscious "Number One". While operatives from North hunt for both of them, the agent has to work with South Koreans to stop the nuclear war.

Director: Woo-seok Yang | Stars: Woo-sung Jung, Do-won Kwak, Eui-sung Kim, Kyeong-yeong Lee

Votes: 2,105

20. Cheong-nyeon-gyeong-chal (2017)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Comedy

Two friends who are students at Korean National Police University, find themselves in an endless race against time after they witness a kidnapping and decide to use their knowledge.

Director: Joo-hwan Kim | Stars: Seo-Joon Park, Ha-Neul Kang, Ha-seon Park, Dong-il Sung

Votes: 2,504

21. Goutham Nanda (2017)

Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Drama

The son of a billionaire decides to take an extreme step by leaving behind his riches and swapping his life with a depressed techie look-alike who wants to be a billionaire.

Director: Sampath Nandi | Stars: Tottempudi Gopichand, Catherine Tresa, Mukesh Rishi, Chandramohan

Votes: 476

22. Duvvada Jagannadham (2017)

Not Rated | 152 min | Action, Comedy

Trained by a high profile cop, an encounter specialist masquerading as a Brahmin priest takes on a real estate crime organization after losing his uncle.

Director: Harish Shankar | Stars: Allu Arjun, Rao Ramesh, Murli Sharma, Pooja Hegde

Votes: 2,271

23. Vikram Vedha (2017)

Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Vikram, a no-nonsense police officer, accompanied by Simon, his partner, is on the hunt to capture Vedha, a smuggler and a murderer. Vedha tries to change Vikram's life, which leads to a conflict.

Directors: Gayatri, Pushkar | Stars: Vijay Sethupathi, Madhavan, Kathir, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar

Votes: 15,783

24. Aknyeo (2017)

Not Rated | 129 min | Action, Drama

64 Metascore

A female assassin leaves a trail of bodies behind her as she seeks revenge.

Director: Byung-gil Jung | Stars: Ok-bin Kim, Ha-kyun Shin, Jun Sung, Seo-hyeong Kim

Votes: 7,907 | Gross: $0.03M

25. Gun-ham-do (2017)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

60 Metascore

During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island ("Hashima Island") to mine for coal, attempt to a dramatic escape.

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo | Stars: Jung-min Hwang, Ji-seob So, Joong-Ki Song, Jung-hyun Lee

Votes: 3,993

26. Logan (2017)

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

77 Metascore

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X, somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world, and his legacy, are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

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

Votes: 519,920 | Gross: $226.28M

27. Fabricated City (2017)

Not Rated | 126 min | Action, Thriller

After Kwon, an exceptional gamer, is wrongly framed for murder, he along with his allies decides to find the real culprit and prove his innocence.

Director: Kwang-Hyun Park | Stars: Chang-Wook Ji, Eun-kyung Shim, Jae-hong Ahn, Min-Jung Bae

Votes: 2,674 | Gross: $0.10M

28. Bulhandang (2017)

Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Crime, Drama

53 Metascore

A young cop finds his loyalties divided after befriending a notorious criminal while undercover in prison.

Director: Sung-hyun Byun | Stars: Kyung-gu Sol, Si-wan Im, Kyoung-Young Lee, Hye-jin Jeon

Votes: 1,230

29. American Made (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

65 Metascore

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 119,074 | Gross: $51.34M

30. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

67 Metascore

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.

Director: James Gunn | Stars: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel

Votes: 422,555 | Gross: $389.81M

31. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

74 Metascore

Thor is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo

Votes: 403,794 | Gross: $315.06M

32. Atomic Blonde (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

63 Metascore

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Director: David Leitch | Stars: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 138,475 | Gross: $51.57M

33. Oxygen (2017)

Not Rated | 156 min | Action

An NRI returns to India with the purpose of getting married to the daughter of a revered man whose enemies are constantly killing his family members.

Director: Jyothi Krishna | Stars: Tottempudi Gopichand, Raashi Khanna, Anu Emmanuel, Jagapathi Babu

Votes: 132

34. The Mummy (2017)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

34 Metascore

An ancient Egyptian princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Director: Alex Kurtzman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe

Votes: 143,843 | Gross: $80.10M



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