Hollywood has been making top-quality action films for a long time now. The world has seen many remarkable films that have been produced in Hollywood then fared well all over the world and got critical acclaim too. Hollywood has got the right kind of directors and the right kind of actors that can make any action movie the best. They have actors like Tom Cruise and Dywane Johnson who are everyone favorite and made movies like Marvel Avengers Endgame that has become the best action movie in hollywood and in the world of all time. They have improved a lot in terms of using technology in their action movies.
In Terms of action, 21 Best Hollywood movies listed below:
Terminator 2: Judgement Day:
One of the Best action movies in Hollywood, This is an American Science fiction, action and thriller packed movie which released in year 1991 written, produced as well as directed by none other than James Cameron. This one is the second installment of the Terminator Series in which the terminator assigned to kill Sarah’s son but another mission of saving his life is taken up by Cyborg.
An American-Australian science fiction action movie that made in 1999. This movie written and directed by The Wachowskis, starring Keanu Reeves where a computer programmer fights with powerful computers who have developed their own reality system called The Matrix. The movie will spin your mind with its not so normal plotline.
Die Hard, an American Action movie made in 1988, Written by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza and directed by John McTierna. Based on a novel “Nothing Lasts Forever” written by Roderick Thorp that published in 1979 in which a detective lands to spend Christmas with his wife, he comes across a hostage in one of the office buildings. This movie is a must watch. The Hollywood action movie is about solving the mystery and finding out the culprit.
Raiders of the Lost Ark:
There are many fans of this particular movie series out there, and The Raiders of the Lost Ark came out in 1981. An American adventure film that was directed by the legend Steven Spielberg. This Movie based on a story by Lucas and Philip Kaufman where Ark is one of the biblical artifacts coveted by many. In this mission, Indiana Jones has a face-off with the Nazis.
The Dark Knight:
The Dark Knight is the second movie of the Batman Series released in the year 2008, which features Joker as its main villain played by Heath Ledger. The movie focuses on how Joker, being a psychopath, disturbs and destroys everyone’s lives. Batman, along with the police force tries to catch and kill him to save Gotham from further damage.
An American science fiction action horror movie directed and written by James Cameron. Released in 1986, this movie was a sequel to the 1979 film with the same title. It starred Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn and many more. In this movie, Weaver’s character Ellen Ripley return to the moon where she along with her crew encountered the alien creatures and she has to fight with this worst nightmare and help to rescue everyone from this alien attack.
An American science fiction action movie, written and directed by the great James Cameron. Starring the superstar Arnold Schwarzeneggar who plays the role of Terminator. This is First installment of Terminator series. Released in 1984, this movie is still the favorite of many people. The Terminator protecting a young waitress from a seemingly indestructible robot which sent from 2029 to 1984 whose unborn son will one day become saviour against machines.
This American action thriller film, directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch released in 2014 . This movie stars everyone’s favorite Keanu Re eves as John Wick. The story revolves around a retired hitman, John Wick, who messes with a group of Russian gangsters who steal his car and kill his gifted pet.
The Bourne Identity:
An American-German spy film released in 2002 and adaptation of Robert Ludlum’s novel of the same title where a bullet-ridden man loses his identity and tries to regain it adopting a dangerous path.
Released in 1987, An American science fiction action film directed by John McTiernan. This movie distributed by 20th Century Fox which depicts a team of commandoes who are on a mission to save humans in guerilla held territory in Central American Jungle. This movie stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, Bill Duke and many more.
Released in 2000, an American-Black epic historical drama and one of the best in the list of Hollywood action movies. This one directed by Ridley Scott. Starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen, Richard Harris and many more. This movie depicts the classic Roman story of Maximus and his fight with Commodus till death who had taken over power to rule from Maximus after the death of the king.
Saving Private Ryan:
This epic war movie released in 1998 and set during the invasion of Normandy in World War II. Directed by Steven Spielberg, This is one of the best of its kind, starring talented actors like Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel in an important role. This movie pictures World War-II portraying Captain John Miller who go beyond enemy lines is searching for a paratrooper Private James Ryan during the war.
MCU’s The Avengers released in the year 2012, which starred all the superheroes that Marvel Had till then. All the heroes of the world come together to fight against evil and save the world.Directed by Joss Whedon starring the big names like Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and many more. This movie and all its series are in the hearts of every Marvel Fan and obviously best action movies of Hollywood.
Mad Max: Fury Road:
Released in the year 2015, Mad Max: Fury Road is an action-packed movie starring most talented actors like Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hult and many more. Directed by George Miller, this movie, Mad Max joins a rebel warrior who rebels against a tyrant who has the control of water supply in their area.
An American spy movie, Mission Impossible released in the year 1996, where the protagonist, Ethan Hunt follows up a mission full of dangers and threats. This is the third highest-grossing movie of 1996. Mission Impossible is a series of movies and this was the first movie in their timeline.
Braveheart is an epic war story based on the medieval period focussing in the 13th century. This movie directed and acted by Mel Gibson released in the year 1995. This movie portrays a Scottish War and tells the story of the Scottish warrior who led it. The story is based on the classic poem “The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Valleyant Campion Schir William Wallace”.
An American science fiction disaster movie starring most talented actors of all time, Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, James Rebhorn, Vivica A.Fox, and Harry Connick, Jr released in 1996. This movie shows a group of people who get engaged in Alien attack on July 4th, which is the Independence Day of the United States.
Iron Man, An MCU movie released in the year 2008, showing the story of a superhero,The Iron Man, who decides to save the world from all dangers with his brilliance and high tech gadgets. Directed by Jon Favreau, this movie is a perfect blend of a human being’s infinite worth to fight against the evil and defeat it at the end. This was the movie that made them very talented Robert Downey Jr. a household name. Iron Man became the favorite superhero of many people around.
This is 2006 spy Film and is the First to feature Daniel Craig as Agent 007. he film is based on Ian Fleming’s novel of the same name and follows the James Bond’s early days as a 00 Agent. Armed with a license to kill, James Bond sets out his first mission as 007 and the plot has bond on an assignment to bankrupt terrorist financier Le Chiffre in a high stake game of Poker at Casino Royale. This Film also features Eva Greens as James Bond Love interest and Mads Mikkelsen as the Lead Antagonist.
An American period action film directed Frank Miller and Lynn Varley released in 2006.Based on comic book by same name, This movie depicts the story of 300 Spartans under the leadership King Leonidas battle against the Persian “God King” Xerxes along with his invading army of 3,00,000 soldiers. Gerard Butler portrays the role of King Leonidas while Rodrigo Santoro Plays King Xerxes. This was one of the highest Grossing movie of that time and was 24th largest in box office history at that time.
A 2008 action thriller film Directed by Pierre Morel. It stars Liam Neeson in the lead with other actors like Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Katie Cassidy and many more.
This movie depicts the story of Former CIA operatives, who has to use his combat skills, techniques and contacts to Find his Kidnapped Daughter along with her Friend. These 2 girls are kidnapped by Albanian Human Traffickers While Travelling in France during a vacation. The Film known for its epic Dialogue where Protagonist threatens the Kidnappers.
Which one of the above Movies in Best Hollywood action, You love the most and keep watching everytime?