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Best Action Movies

Postby Will Aubrey » Sat Jun 23, 2007 8:13 pm

I saw Skip Bayless and Damon Hack list the best action movies of all time on 1st and 10 on ESPN the other day. Here is my list...

1. Die Hard
2. The Long Kiss Goodnight
3. Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
4. The Bourne Identity
5. Kill Bill Volume 2
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Postby jmammo » Sat Jun 23, 2007 8:24 pm

Christ you forgot Enter the Dragon. It's only have best action movie of all time and it has Bruce Lee. What could be better?
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Postby roadkill » Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:18 am

1. Indiana Jones - Raiders of the Lost Ark
2. True Lies
3. Patriot Games
4. Spy Games
5. The Italian Job
6. Oceans Eleven (remake)
7. Kill Bill 2
8. Con Air
9. Scorpion King
10. Rambo First Blood

There maybe a few I like better but off the top of my head these are among the top ten that come to mind that I can recall their titles.

Honorable Mentions
Original Star Wars
Clear and Present Danger
Indiana Jones- The Last Crusade
Terminator 2
Kill Bill 1
Firefox
The Duel
The Car
Joy Ride
Predator
Bourne Identity
The Empire Strikes Back
The Living Daylights
View to a Kill
Goldfinger
The Mummy
Rambo 2
Indiana Jones- The Temple of Doom
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Postby mothrows » Sun Jun 24, 2007 12:29 pm

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Postby Blake_T » Sun Jun 24, 2007 10:34 pm

call me when people start listing some john woo movies :P
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Postby redspexxx » Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:10 am

paycheck, bulletproof monk, face/off, broken arrow...
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Postby deaddisc » Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:25 am

I'll give it a go

Matrix One
Boondock Saints
Kill Bill One and Two
Bourne Identitiy and Supremacy
Rocky 1-4
Predator One
Spiderman One and Two
Fight Club (kinda action kinda not)
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Postby Blake_T » Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:30 am

paycheck, bulletproof monk, face/off, broken arrow...


was lookin more for like bullet in the head, the killer, hard boiled, etc. hehe.
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Postby some call me...tim? » Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:46 am

Blake_T wrote:was lookin more for like bullet in the head, the killer, hard boiled, etc. hehe.


agreed. Also hard to ignore the whole wuxia genre...I guess its kind of an acquired taste for westerners, at least Americans, but def. some cool action going on there. Just saw Zu Warriors over the weekend, pretty much an "all over the map" plot, but pretty cool, especially if you can forgive the non-Hollywood budget CGI.
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Postby domromer » Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:47 am

ha, you beat me too it, my #1 pick would have been the killer. The first time I was it I was like 13. I had never seen a 20 minute shooting scene in a movie before. That movie is so good. I just hate the mickey mouse dumbo stuff. I also think that it was John Woo at his best.
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Postby garublador » Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:54 am

redspexxx wrote:paycheck, bulletproof monk, face/off, broken arrow...


I was going to say Mission Impossible 2. ;)

The Killer is up there for me, but I haven't seen all of his other ones.

It's silly, but I like The Transporter. Jakie Chan's movies are always fun, too.
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Postby Eric O » Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:16 am

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Postby stormcsut » Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:53 am

I'm going to assume this counts as an action since someone said The Matrix.. but V for Vendetta has got some nice scenes. Love those tracers.

But as far as hardcore actions... you cant be the classics. Braveheart, Gladiator, and OF COURSE 300.
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Postby MR. WICK » Tue Jun 26, 2007 11:00 am

GLADIATOR nufff said
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Postby MDR_3000 » Tue Jun 26, 2007 12:05 pm

The Natural wrote:GLADIATOR nufff said


The one with Cuba Gooding Jr.?
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