Highest Rated Action Feature Films With At Least 1000 Votes


1. Shinobi no kuni (2017)

120 min | Action, Romance

9.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  

What is the only thing that can stand in the way of a ruthless warlord after total domination of a country? Ninjas. When ninja Mumon kills another fierce ninja in order to claim a reward ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshihiro Nakamura | Stars: Satoshi Ohno, Yuri Chinen, Yûsuke Iseya, Satomi Ishihara

Votes: 1,332

2. The Dark Knight (2008)

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

9.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  
82 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

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

Votes: 1,854,635 | Gross: $534.86M

3. Vikram Vedha (2017)

147 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

A ruthless cop wages a war against an unscrupulous gangster. However, certain events lead to the cop questioning his principles and motives. This leaves behind a battle between good and bad with what is good and what is bad being unclear.

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

Votes: 7,034

4. Inception (2010)

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

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
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: 1,643,982 | Gross: $292.58M

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

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
81 Metascore

After the rebels are overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda. His friends accept shelter from a questionable ally as Darth Vader hunts them in a plan to capture Luke.

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

Votes: 937,297 | Gross: $290.48M

6. Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair (2011)

247 min | Action, Crime

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

The Bride must kill her ex-boss and lover Bill who betrayed her at her wedding ceremony, shot her in the head and took away her unborn daughter. But first, she must make the other four members of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad suffer.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Michael Bowen, David Carradine, Shin'ichi Chiba, Julie Dreyfus

Votes: 1,557

7. Mersal (2017)

Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

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

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

Votes: 16,202

8. Arjun Reddy (2017)

Not Rated | 182 min | Action, Drama, Romance

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

When his girlfriend is forced to marry another man, a troubled young surgeon begins to self-destruct.

Director: Sandeep Reddy Vanga | Stars: Vijay Deverakonda, Shalini Pandey, Amit Sharma, Rahul Ramakrishna

Votes: 5,550

9. The Matrix (1999)

R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
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: 1,351,365 | Gross: $171.48M

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

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
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: 1,009,583 | Gross: $322.74M

11. Harakiri (1962)

Not Rated | 133 min | Action, Drama, History

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

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 Tanba

Votes: 21,527

12. Dhaka Attack (2017)

147 min | Action, Thriller

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

An anonymous criminal gang plot a series attack in Dhaka City and three young police officers work on this.

Director: Dipankar Dipon | Stars: Arifin Shuvo, Mahiya Mahi, ABM Sumon, Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed

Votes: 1,726

13. Devasuram (1993)

187 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

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: 2,683

14. B.D. în alertã (1971)

95 min | Action, Comedy

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

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: 1,371

15. Dangal (2016)

Unrated | 161 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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: 75,446 | Gross: $12.39M

16. Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)

105 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Deepak retires after an accident cuts off his right leg. Five years down the line, he is forced to revisit all the events leading to the accident.

Director: Karthick Naren | Stars: Rahman, Prakash Raghavan, Sharath Kumar, Santhosh Krishna

Votes: 5,043

17. Thani Oruvan (2015)

Not Rated | 160 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Siddharth Abimanyu, an influential scientist, is involved in various illegal medical practices. Mithran, an efficient IPS officer, decides to expose him.

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

Votes: 10,204

18. Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)

168 min | Action, Drama, History

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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: 1,953

19. Kuruthipunal (1995)

143 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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: 2,603

20. Aaranya Kaandam (2010)

153 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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: 1,913

21. Maalik (2016)

PG-13 | 155 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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: 3,222

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

100 min | Comedy, Action, Crime

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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: 1,384

23. Spadikam (1995)

150 min | Action, Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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: 2,548

24. Gladiator (2000)

R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
67 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: 1,090,131 | Gross: $187.71M

25. Terminator 2 (1991)

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

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
75 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 820,315 | Gross: $204.84M

26. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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: 729,407 | Gross: $248.16M

27. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)

Not Rated | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

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: 51,252 | Gross: $17.38M

28. Mars na Drinu (1964)

107 min | Action, Drama, History

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

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: 1,109

29. Kurmanjan datka (2014)

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

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

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: 3,193

30. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his 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: 1,263,286 | Gross: $448.14M

31. Aliens (1986)

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

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
86 Metascore

57 years later, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. The moon from the original movie has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?

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

Votes: 544,899 | Gross: $85.16M

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

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
53 Metascore

After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy a more powerful Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.

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

Votes: 768,655 | Gross: $309.13M

33. Oldeuboi (2003)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
74 Metascore

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Votes: 404,822 | Gross: $0.71M

34. North by Northwest (1959)

Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 242,457 | Gross: $13.28M

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

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

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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: 12,366

36. 1 - Nenokkadine (2014)

Not Rated | 170 min | Action, Musical, Mystery

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 38,041

37. Vishwaroopam (2013)

148 min | Action, Thriller

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 36,450

38. Jigarthanda (2014)

Not Rated | 171 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 6,599

39. Michael the Brave (1970)

203 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 5,684

40. Yodha (1992)

149 min | Action, Comedy

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 2,035

41. Pithamagan (2003)

139 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 3,428

42. Kala Pani (1996)

178 min | Action, Drama

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 2,333

43. Athadu (2005)

Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 8,143

44. Gekijouban Gintama Kanketsu-hen: Yorozuyayo eien nare (2013)

110 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Gintoki travels into the future and discovers it to be a wasteland with his friends fallen apart. He reunites them to find out what went wrong and how to fix things.

Director: Yôichi Fujita | Stars: Tomokazu Sugita, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Rie Kugimiya, Tsutomu Isobe

Votes: 1,070

45. Pudhu Pettai (2006)

168 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 2,442

46. Uppi 2 (2015)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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: 7,385

47. Dunkirk (2017)

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

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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: 235,067 | Gross: $187.04M

48. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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: 1,084,481 | Gross: $206.85M

49. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

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

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
65 Metascore

When Dr. Henry Jones, Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. must follow in his father's footsteps to stop the Nazis from getting their hands on the Holy Grail first.

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

Votes: 571,343 | Gross: $197.17M

50. Yojimbo (1961)

Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

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: 83,152