Top 20 Action Movies of 2010

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1. The Expendables (2010)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

45 Metascore

A CIA operative hires a team of mercenaries to eliminate a Latin dictator and a renegade CIA agent.

Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren

Votes: 310,771 | Gross: $103.07M

2. Predators (2010)

R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

51 Metascore

A group of elite warriors parachute into an unfamiliar jungle and are hunted by members of a merciless alien race.

Director: Nimród Antal | Stars: Adrien Brody, Laurence Fishburne, Topher Grace, Alice Braga

Votes: 201,930 | Gross: $52.00M

3. Green Zone (2010)

R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

63 Metascore

Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Matt Damon, Jason Isaacs, Greg Kinnear, Igal Naor

Votes: 122,908 | Gross: $35.05M

4. Takers (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

45 Metascore

A group of bank robbers find their multi-million dollar plan interrupted by a hard-boiled detective.

Director: John Luessenhop | Stars: Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen, Matt Dillon, Michael Ealy

Votes: 53,995 | Gross: $57.74M

5. Salt (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

65 Metascore

A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski

Votes: 279,651 | Gross: $118.31M

6. Faster (2010)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

44 Metascore

An ex-con gets on a series of apparently unrelated killings. He gets tracked by a veteran cop with secrets of his own and an egocentric hit man.

Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Maggie Grace, Mauricio Lopez

Votes: 94,478 | Gross: $23.24M

7. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

71 Metascore

After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos, André Ramiro, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 75,666 | Gross: $0.10M

8. Easy Money (2010)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

75 Metascore

When JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life, his fate becomes tied to two other men: Jorge, a fugitive on the run from both the Serbian mafia and the police, and mafia enforcer Mrado, who is on the hunt for Jorge.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic, Lisa Henni

Votes: 15,790 | Gross: $0.19M

9. Sinners and Saints (2010)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

In the gritty New Orleans underbelly, beleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and his failed marriage. Facing a probable suspension from the ... See full summary »

Director: William Kaufman | Stars: Johnny Strong, Kevin Phillips, Costas Mandylor, Sean Patrick Flanery

Votes: 5,160

10. The Outrage (2010)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

67 Metascore

The boss of a major crime syndicate orders his lieutenant to bring a rogue gang of drug traffickers in line, a job that gets passed on to his long-suffering subordinate.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Kippei Shîna, Ryo Kase, Fumiyo Kohinata

Votes: 11,183

11. Oxy-Morons (2010)

Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Thriller

The gritty true-life story of a notorious Boston criminal and his gang who, driven by addiction and greed, commit a series of dangerous robberies during the height of the OxyContin drug trade.

Director: Johnny Hickey | Stars: Damien Di Paola, Johnny Hickey, Tim Sylvia, David Burns

Votes: 352

12. The Stool Pigeon (2010)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Policeman Don Lee often works with informants but numerous too-close calls and failed missions cause him to see the world as one betrayal after another - then he meets Guy, and is given a new chance to change his views.

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Nick Cheung, Nicholas Tse, Lun-Mei Kwei, Kai Chi Liu

Votes: 1,746

13. King of Devil's Island (2010)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama

Norwegian winter, early 20th century. On the boys home Bastoy, a new inmate leads the boys to a violent uprising against a brutal regime. How far is he willing to go to attain freedom?

Director: Marius Holst | Stars: Benjamin Helstad, Trond Nilssen, Stellan Skarsgård, Kristoffer Joner

Votes: 16,538 | Gross: $0.01M

14. The Yellow Sea (2010)

R | 136 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

70 Metascore

The attempt to carry out a hit on a professor goes terribly awry, triggering a series of violent events which force a taxi driver to run for his life.

Director: Hong-jin Na | Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Yoon-seok Kim, Sung-ha Jo, Seok-jeong Hwang

Votes: 16,585

15. The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)

R | 86 min | Action

Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan (William Atherton),... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Gourley | Stars: Drew Fuller, Ethan Embry, William Devane, William Atherton

Votes: 554

16. Fire of Conscience (2010)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

Centers on Captain Manfred who is caught in the line of fire between high levels of corruption and malice. He must solve a brutal murder to prove his partner's innocence and unearth the ... See full summary »

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Leon Lai, Richie Jen, Baoqiang Wang, Vivian Hsu

Votes: 901

17. The Unjust (2010)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

When the most probable serial killer suspect dies and the case looks like it's reached a dead end, police brass decide to create a killer - and anyone will do.

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo | Stars: Jung-min Hwang, Seung-bum Ryoo, Hae-jin Yoo, Ho-jin Chun

Votes: 1,651

18. RED (2010)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

60 Metascore

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops Agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 273,985 | Gross: $90.38M

19. Transparency (I) (2010)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A security guard uncovers more than he bargained for.

Director: Raul Inglis | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Estella Warren, Deborah Kara Unger, Aaron Pearl

Votes: 421

20. The Killing Machine (I) (2010)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A Soviet-trained assassin is determined to escape his double life as a hitman and as a husband-father.

Director: Dolph Lundgren | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Stefanie von Pfetten, Samantha Ferris, David Lewis

Votes: 3,901

21. Beatdown (2010)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Brandon, a respected street fighter, is forced to flee the city after his brother is murdered and the money that was supposed to be paid back to a local gangster is stolen. While lying low ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Gunther | Stars: Danny Trejo, Eric Balfour, Rudy Youngblood, Michael Bisping

Votes: 1,139

22. The Stool Pigeon (2010)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Policeman Don Lee often works with informants but numerous too-close calls and failed missions cause him to see the world as one betrayal after another - then he meets Guy, and is given a new chance to change his views.

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Nick Cheung, Nicholas Tse, Lun-Mei Kwei, Kai Chi Liu

Votes: 1,746

23. Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010 Video)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking ... See full summary »

Director: R. Ellis Frazier | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Andy Garcia, Mario Van Peebles, Danny Pino

Votes: 1,215



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