Top 50 Action Movies and TV Shows
1. John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023)
R | 169 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
John Wick uncovers a path to defeating The High Table. But before he can earn his freedom, Wick must face off against a new enemy with powerful alliances across the globe and forces that turn old friends into foes.
Director: Chad Stahelski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, George Georgiou, Lance Reddick
2. The Last of Us (2023– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After a global pandemic destroys civilization, a hardened survivor takes charge of a 14-year-old girl who may be humanity's last hope.
Stars: Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey, Anna Torv, Lamar Johnson
3. The Mandalorian (2019– )
TV-14 | 40 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The travels of a lone bounty hunter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.
Stars: Pedro Pascal, Katee Sackhoff, Carl Weathers, Chris Bartlett
4. Shadow and Bone (2021– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Dark forces conspire against orphan mapmaker Alina Starkov when she unleashes an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her war-torn world.
Stars: Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes, Archie Renaux, Freddy Carter
5. Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)
R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A middle-aged Chinese immigrant is swept up into an insane adventure in which she alone can save existence by exploring other universes and connecting with the lives she could have led.
Directors: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ke Huy Quan
Votes: 409,227 | Gross: $72.86M
6. Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The film continues the story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word "SHAZAM!" is transformed into his adult Super Hero alter ego, Shazam.
Director: David F. Sandberg | Stars: Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Rachel Zegler
7. The Night Agent (2023– )
TV-MA | Action, Drama, Thriller
Low-level FBI agent, Peter Sutherland, works in the basement of the White House manning a phone that never rings--until the night it does--propelling him into a conspiracy that leads all the way to the Oval Office.
Stars: Gabriel Basso, Luciane Buchanan, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Sarah Desjardins
8. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (2023)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers embark on an epic quest to retrieve a lost relic, but things go dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people.
Directors: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein | Stars: Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Regé-Jean Page, Justice Smith
9. Star Trek: Picard (2020–2023)
TV-MA | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Follow-up series to Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) that centers on Jean-Luc Picard in the next chapter of his life.
Stars: Patrick Stewart, Michelle Hurd, Jeri Ryan, Alison Pill
10. John Wick (2014)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An ex-hit-man comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that killed his dog and took his car.
Directors: Chad Stahelski, David Leitch | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe
Votes: 664,601 | Gross: $43.04M
11. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Nine noble families fight for control over the lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for millennia.
Stars: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Lena Headey
12. 65 (2023)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An astronaut crash lands on a mysterious planet only to discover he's not alone.
Directors: Scott Beck, Bryan Woods | Stars: Adam Driver, Ariana Greenblatt, Chloe Coleman, Nika King
13. Attack on Titan (2013–2023)
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Jaeger vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.
Stars: Josh Grelle, Yûki Kaji, Yui Ishikawa, Marina Inoue
14. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always (2023– )
TV-Y7 | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Family | Post-production
The Rangers come face-to-face with a familiar threat from the past. In the midst of a global crisis, they are called on once again to be the heroes the world needs.
Stars: Catherine Sutherland, David Yost, Steve Cardenas, Walter Jones
15. John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
R | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassins' guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head, he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.
Director: Chad Stahelski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane, Laurence Fishburne
Votes: 367,522 | Gross: $171.02M
16. Outer Banks (2020– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Crime, Drama
On an island of haves and have-nots, teen John B enlists his three best friends to hunt for a legendary treasure linked to his father's disappearance.
Stars: Chase Stokes, Madelyn Cline, Madison Bailey, J.D.
17. All Quiet on the Western Front (2022)
R | 148 min | Action, Drama, War
A young German soldier's terrifying experiences and distress on the western front during World War I.
Director: Edward Berger | Stars: Felix Kammerer, Albrecht Schuch, Aaron Hilmer, Moritz Klaus
18. Shazam! (2019)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A newly fostered young boy in search of his mother instead finds unexpected super powers and soon gains a powerful enemy.
Director: David F. Sandberg | Stars: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer
Votes: 353,990 | Gross: $140.37M
19. Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre (2023)
R | 114 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
Special agent Orson Fortune and his team of operatives recruit one of Hollywood's biggest movie stars to help them on an undercover mission when the sale of a deadly new weapons technology threatens to disrupt the world order.
Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Statham, Aubrey Plaza, Cary Elwes, Hugh Grant
20. Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)
PG-13 | 192 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Jake Sully lives with his newfound family formed on the extrasolar moon Pandora. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na'vi race to protect their home.
Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang
Votes: 330,999 | Gross: $659.68M
21. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Moviestar Nick Cage is channeling his iconic characters as he's caught between a superfan and a CIA agent.
Director: Tom Gormican | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Tiffany Haddish, Sharon Horgan
22. John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.
Director: Chad Stahelski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose
Votes: 455,868 | Gross: $92.03M
23. The Boys (2019– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A group of vigilantes set out to take down corrupt superheroes who abuse their superpowers.
Stars: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty
24. The Rookie (2018– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Starting over isn't easy, especially for John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of joining the LAPD. As their oldest rookie, he's met with skepticism from those who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.
Stars: Nathan Fillion, Alyssa Diaz, Richard T. Jones, Melissa O'Neil
25. Dragged Across Concrete (2018)
R | 159 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their proper compensation.
Director: S. Craig Zahler | Stars: Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, Tory Kittles, Michael Jai White
26. NCIS (2003– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington, D.C. Major Case Response Team.
Stars: David McCallum, Sean Murray, Mark Harmon, Pauley Perrette
27. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Scott Lang and Hope Van Dyne, along with Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne, explore the Quantum Realm, where they interact with strange creatures and embark on an adventure that goes beyond the limits of what they thought was possible.
Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer
28. Agent Elvis (2023– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Elvis trades in his jumpsuit for a jetpack when he joins a secret government spy program to help battle the dark forces that threaten the country.
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Kaitlin Olson, Johnny Knoxville, Niecy Nash
29. Top Gun: Maverick (2022)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Drama
After thirty years, Maverick is still pushing the envelope as a top naval aviator, but must confront ghosts of his past when he leads TOP GUN's elite graduates on a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.
Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Val Kilmer
Votes: 559,117 | Gross: $718.73M
30. The Flash (2014–2023)
TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, and fighting crime in Central City.
Stars: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes
31. Star Wars: The Bad Batch (2021– )
TV-PG | Animation, Action, Adventure
The 'Bad Batch' of elite and experimental clones make their way through an ever-changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone Wars.
Stars: Ming-Na Wen, Dee Bradley Baker, Michelle Ang, Noshir Dalal
32. Bullet Train (2022)
R | 127 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
Five assassins aboard a swiftly-moving bullet train find out that their missions have something in common.
Director: David Leitch | Stars: Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry
Votes: 329,208 | Gross: $103.37M
33. True Lies (2023– )
TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Comedy
An unfulfilled suburban housewife is shocked to discover that her bland and unremarkable computer consultant husband is a skilled international spy.
Stars: Ginger Gonzaga, Mike O'Gorman, Erica Hernandez, Annabella Didion
34. Gotham Knights (2023– )
TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama
Bruce Wayne is murdered and his adopted son forges an alliance with the children of Batman's enemies. As the city becomes more dangerous, these mismatched fugitives will become its next generation of saviors, known as the Gotham Knights.
Stars: Navia Ziraili Robinson, Fallon Smythe, Tyler DiChiara, Anna Lore
35. Andor (2022– )
TV-14 | 40 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Prequel series to Star Wars' 'Rogue One'. In an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue, Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a Rebel hero.
Stars: Diego Luna, Kyle Soller, Stellan Skarsgård, Genevieve O'Reilly
36. House of the Dragon (2022– )
TV-MA | Action, Adventure, Drama
An internal succession war within House Targaryen at the height of its power, 172 years before the birth of Daenerys Targaryen.
Stars: Matt Smith, Graham McTavish, Eve Best, Steve Toussaint
37. The Last Kingdom (2015–2022)
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, History
As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred--born a Saxon but raised by Vikings--seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.
Stars: Alexander Dreymon, Eliza Butterworth, Arnas Fedaravicius, Mark Rowley
38. 9-1-1 (2018– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Explores the high-pressure experiences of the first responders who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking, and heart-stopping situations.
Stars: Angela Bassett, Peter Krause, Oliver Stark, Aisha Hinds
39. RRR (2022)
Not Rated | 187 min | Action, Drama
A fictitious story about two legendary revolutionaries and their journey away from home before they started fighting for their country in the 1920s.
Director: S.S. Rajamouli | Stars: N.T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt
Votes: 144,550 | Gross: $14.50M
40. Rana Naidu (2023– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the complicated world of celebrities, Rana Naidu is the go-to problem-solver. When his father is released from prison, Rana grapples with family secrets and personal conflict and realizes that the only problem he cant fix is his own.
Stars: Venkatesh Daggubati, Rana Daggubati, Surveen Chawla, Afrah Sayed
41. Superman & Lois (2021– )
TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The world's most famous superhero and comic books' most famous journalist face the pressures and complexities that come with balancing work, justice, and parenthood in today's society.
Stars: Tyler Hoechlin, Elizabeth Tulloch, Alex Garfin, Erik Valdez
42. Vikings (2013–2020)
TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Vikings transports us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore--and raid--the distant shores across the ocean.
Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig, Georgia Hirst
43. Sky High (2023)
TV-MA | 40 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
To remain independent of her father, who's a stolen-goods trafficker, a newly widowed single mom joins her late husband's gang of smash-and-grab thieves.
Stars: Asia Ortega, Luis Tosar, Álvaro Rico, Richard Holmes
44. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022)
PG-13 | 161 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The people of Wakanda fight to protect their home from intervening world powers as they mourn the death of King T'Challa.
Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke
Votes: 249,300 | Gross: $453.72M
45. The Hunger Games (2012)
PG-13 | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci
Votes: 936,877 | Gross: $408.01M
46. The Batman (2022)
PG-13 | 176 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a sadistic serial killer begins murdering key political figures in Gotham, Batman is forced to investigate the city's hidden corruption and question his family's involvement.
Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright, Colin Farrell
Votes: 687,362 | Gross: $369.35M
47. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Set almost 100 years after Captain Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers sets off in the U.S.S. Enterprise-D on its own mission to go where no one has gone before.
Stars: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton
48. Reacher (2022– )
TV-MA | 49 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack Reacher was arrested for murder and now the police need his help. Based on the books by Lee Child.
Stars: Alan Ritchson, Malcolm Goodwin, Willa Fitzgerald, Hugh Thompson
49. The Flash (2023)
PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Completed
Barry Allen uses his super speed to change the past, but his attempt to save his family creates a world without super heroes, forcing him to race for his life in order to save the future.
Director: Andy Muschietti | Stars: Ben Affleck, Michael Shannon, Kiersey Clemons, Michael Keaton
50. One Piece (1999– )
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew in order to find the greatest treasure ever left by the legendary Pirate, Gold Roger. The famous mystery treasure named "One Piece".
Stars: Mayumi Tanaka, Laurent Vernin, Tony Beck, Akemi Okamura