Action movies

List of the best action movies selected by visitors to our site: Body Brokers, Parallel, The Wolf Hour, Underwater, Inheritance, Sputnik, Extraction, Double World, Lethal Kittens, The Decline
In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Body Brokers (2021)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersCriminals
PlotDrug addict, On real events, Money
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

Utah and his girlfriend Opal, are drug addicts living on the streets in rural Ohio. After getting recruited by body broker Wood, and offered treatment in Los Angeles, Wood takes Utah under his wing and introduces him to treatment center mogul Vin. Wood and Vin bring Utah in on their lucrative and illegal dealings, where saving lives comes second to the bottom line.

Parallel (2021)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada
PlotDeath
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Depressive, Disturbing

A group of friends stumble upon a mirror that serves as a portal to a "multiverse", but soon discover that importing knowledge from the other side in order to better their lives brings increasingly dangerous consequences.

The Wolf Hour (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense

Once a known counterculture figure, June E. Leigh now lives in self-imposed exile in her South Bronx apartment during the incendiary '77 Summer of Sam. When an unseen tormentor begins exploiting June's weaknesses, her insular universe begins to unravel.

Underwater (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters
PlotSurvival, Earthquake
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.

Inheritance (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
CharactersFathers
PlotFate, Conspiracies
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Unexpected ending

The patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy their lives.

Sputnik (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Creepy

At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him…

Extraction (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersTough guys, Criminals, Teens
PlaceIndia, Prison, Jungle
StyleAction, Exciting, Disturbing, Netflix

Tyler Rake, a fearless mercenary who offers his services on the black market, embarks on a dangerous mission when he is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of a Mumbai crime lord.

Double World (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersWarriors, Dragons
PlotDeath, Martial Arts
PlaceChina
StyleAction, Exciting, For men

Keen to bring honor to his clan, young villager Dong Yilong embarks on a perilous journey to compete in a tournament that selects warriors for battle.

Lethal Kittens (2020)
Markimdb: 8.3
PlotWar, Political, On real events, Fight
StyleAction, Patriotic

In 2014 Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine turns hot. An engineer, actor, soccer coach and florist volunteer to fight on the front line. Unaware of the pivotal role they will play in the war, they discover the meaning of true leadership.

The Decline (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
PlotApocalypse
PlaceCanada
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

Anticipating a disaster, Antoine, a father, attends a survivalist training given by Alain in his autonomous hideout. In fear of a natural, economic or social crisis, the group trains to face the different possible apocalyptic scenarios. But the disaster they will experience will not be the one they predicted.

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Dangerous Lies (2020)
Markimdb: 5.2
CharactersNurses
PlotMoney, Cheating
PlaceEstate
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she's going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone's motives — even the people she loves.

Blood and Money (2020)
Markimdb: 5
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

A retired veteran hunting in the Allagash backcountry of Maine discovers a dead woman with a duffle bag full of money. He soon finds himself in a web of deceit and murder.

The Last Thing He Wanted (2020)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersJournalists, Reporters
PlotMoney, Cheating
StyleAction, Exciting, Fascinating

At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.

Black Water: Abyss (2020)
Markimdb: 4.5
CharactersDiggers, Crocodiles, Friends, Tourists, Monsters
PlotSurvival, Killer animals, Adventure, Death, Fear
PlaceCaves, Australia
StyleAction, Heavy, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

An adventure-loving couple convince their friends to explore a remote, uncharted cave system in the forests of Northern Australia. With a tropical storm approaching, they abseil into the mouth of the cave, but when the caves start to flood, tensions rise as oxygen levels fall and the friends find themselves trapped. Unknown to them, the storm has also brought in a pack of dangerous and hungry crocodiles.

Unhinged (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Disturbing

A divorced mother honks impatiently at a deranged middle-aged stranger at a red light while running late on her way to work. His road rage escalates to horrifyingly psychotic proportions as he becomes single-mindedly determined to teach her a deadly lesson for provoking him.

Ghosts of War (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

A group of World War II American soldiers encounter a supernatural enemy as they occupy a French castle previously under Nazi control.

The Tax Collector (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, crime
CountryUSA
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing

David Cuevas is a family man who works as a gangland tax collector for high ranking Los Angeles gang members. He makes collections across the city with his partner Creeper making sure people pay up or will see retaliation. An old threat returns to Los Angeles that puts everything David loves in harm’s way.

The Burnt Orange Heresy (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
CharactersThieves
PlotLove, Art
StyleAction, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Hired to steal a rare painting from one of most enigmatic painters of all time, an ambitious art dealer becomes consumed by his own greed and insecurity as the operation spins out of control.

In the Trap (2020)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryItaly
CharactersDemons
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

Philip, a solitary proof reader, is trapped in his apartment, too afraid to leave and tortured by an unknown evil force that has kept him prisoner for the last two years.

Paydirt (2020)
Markimdb: 7
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

A parolee teams up with his old crew determined to find a buried bag of cash stolen a decade ago from a DEA bust gone bad, while being tracked by a retired Sheriff.

The Vanished (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersParents, Sheriffs
PlotMissing people, Investigation, Love, Intrigue
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Tense, Fascinating

A family vacation takes a terrifying turn when parents Paul and Wendy discover their young daughter has vanished without a trace. Stopping at nothing to find her, the search for the truth leads to a shocking revelation.

Alone (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersManiacs, Psychopath, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Pursuit, The escape, Supernatural, Death, Chase, Ghosts, Travel
PlaceForest
StyleDepressive, Tense, Disturbing, Action

A recently widowed traveler is kidnapped by a cold blooded killer, only to escape into the wilderness where she is forced to battle against the elements as her pursuer closes in on her.

The Dark and the Wicked (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersParents, Demons
PlotPursuit, Ghosts, Supernatural
StyleAction, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing, Creepy

On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that something evil is taking over the family.

Free Country (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
CharactersJournalists, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

Former East Germany, 1992. Patrick Stein and Markus Bach, two very different police officers, are commissioned to investigate the disappearance of two female teenagers in a remote area of the country. Did they run away from home or did something more terrible happen to them?

Spell (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
CharactersFamily, Witch
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death, Witchcraft, Pursuit
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Creepy, Smart

A father survives a plane crash in rural Appalachia, but becomes suspicious of the elderly couple who take him in to nurse him back to health with the ancient remedies.

Wander (2020)
CharactersFBI
PlotInvestigation, Death, Obsession, Conspiracies
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fascinating, For men, Unexpected ending, Smart

After getting hired to probe a suspicious death in the small town of Wander, a mentally unstable private investigator becomes convinced the case is linked to the same 'conspiracy cover up' that caused the death of his daughter.

The Secrets We Keep (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
CharactersDogs, Jews
PlotRevenge, Abduction
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

In post-World War II America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.

Villain (2020)
CharactersFamily
PlotRivalry
PlaceSmall cities, London
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, For men

After 10 years, Eddie Franks is out of prison and trying to stay on the straight and narrow, but his drug-mule brother, Sean has other ideas. Rival gangster brothers demand Sean repay his debt to them, causing Eddie to get tangled in the crossfire, and he ends up using his life savings to calling in favours with mobster friends to try and help.

The Presumption of Guilt (2020)
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing

A group of young people take part in a unique AI experiment in an attempt to create an absolutely impartial court of law. However, the experiment soon turns into an uncontrollable trial of the participants, revealing their true selves and the secrets they desperately try to hide.

Inherit the Viper (2020)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily
PlotRivalry
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

Since the death of their father, the Riley siblings have kept their heads above water by illegally dealing in painkillers. Josie is managing the business with an iron fist, when her brother, War veteran Kip, is concerned that the risky business is increasingly turning them into outsiders in their small community. While Kip wants to keep his younger brother out of their illegal endeavors, his younger brother is already making plans of his own.

Cut Throat City (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
PlotSkirmishes, Robbery
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

Four boyhood friends return to New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina, to find their home decimated and prospects for work swept away. Turning to a local gangster for employment, the crew is hired to pull off a daring casino heist, right in the heart of the city.

Roald Dahl's The Witches (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA, Mexico, United Kingdom
PlotInvestigation
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

In late 1967, a young orphaned boy goes to live with his loving grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a seaside resort. Regrettably, they arrive at precisely the same time that the world's Grand High Witch has gathered.

Anything for Jackson (2020)
CharactersDemons
PlotCurses, Ghosts, Obsession
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

A bereaved Satanist couple kidnap a pregnant woman so they can use an ancient spellbook to put their dead grandson's spirit into her unborn child, but they end up summoning more than they bargained for.

Rogue City (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersMafia, Scammers, Gangsters, Snipers
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Netflix

Caught in the crosshairs of police corruption and Marseille’s warring gangs, a loyal cop must protect his squad by taking matters into his own hands.

Deadly Illusions (2020)
PlotCheating
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

The famous illusionists, the Romanov brothers, present to the public their grandiose show, after which they are going to end their joint performances because of the accumulated mutual claims. In the first issue, with the disappearance of the assistant from the aquarium filled with water, something goes wrong - it does not appear in the right place. Immediately in the stage headphones of the brothers, the voice of an unknown person says that the girl is with him. He also changed the way complex mechanisms work for tricks. And now they pose a threat to the lives of the brothers. But if the show does not continue, the “voice” will kill the assistant ... The beloved girl of one of the brothers.

Baaghi 3 (2020)
Markimdb: 2.1
Genreaction, melodrama
CountryIndia
CharactersTough guys, Military
PlotMartial Arts
PlaceIndia
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

A man embarks on a bloody rampage to save his kidnapped brother.

Sound of Metal (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Belgium
PlotMusic, Loneliness, Art
StyleAction

Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.

Fairy (2020)
Mark
PlotDeath, Technology
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

The creator of the best virtual reality games is convinced that in reality everyone and everything is controlled, but a chance meeting with a young activist opens his eyes to the fact that the world is much wider and more complicated than anything that he knows and understands about it.

Russian Doll (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersLesbians, Partners, Strong women
PlotTime travel, Death
PlaceParty, New York
StyleExciting, Netflix, Action, Atmospheric

Nadia keeps dying and reliving her 36th birthday party. She's trapped in a surreal time loop -- and staring down the barrel of her own mortality.

Fighting with My Family (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:28
CharactersFamily
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, On real events
PlaceEngland
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Fascinating

Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige's journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

Triple Frontier (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersFriends
PlotMoney, Robbery, Revenge, Rivalry, Survival
PlaceJungle
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Fascinating, For men

Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South American drug lord.

Avengement (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:35
CharactersCriminals, Killers
PlotRevenge, The escape, Prison Break, Rivalry, Death, Martial Arts
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Tense, For men, Fascinating

While on a prison furlough, a lowly criminal evades his guards and returns to his old stomping ground to take revenge on the people who turned him into a cold blooded killer.

Polar (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:58
CharactersKillers, Hired assassins, Dogs, Snipers
PlotSurvival, Snow, Revenge, Rivalry, Weapon, Martial Arts, Cars
PlaceHotels, Castle
StyleNetflix, By comics, Action, Fascinating, Exciting, Disturbing, Worth watching

When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.

The Laundromat (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
PlotInvestigation, Political, Justice, On real events
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Smart

When her idyllic vacation takes an unthinkable turn, Ellen Martin begins investigating a fake insurance policy, only to find herself down a rabbit hole of questionable dealings that can be linked to a Panama City law firm and its vested interest in helping the world's wealthiest citizens amass larger fortunes.

In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPolice, Serial killers, Pianists, Babies
PlotInvestigation, Time travel, Motorcycles, Abduction
PlaceUSA, Beach
StyleAction

In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer whose crimes defy scientific explanation. When the killer mysteriously resurfaces nine years later, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity.

The Blackout (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryRussia
CharactersFriends, Soldier, Military
PlotAdventure, Death
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, For men, Tense, Disturbing

No meteorites hit Earth, no terrorists put the world in danger, no atomic war was started, but something did go wrong. Contact between most towns on Earth has been severed. A small ring-like area in Eastern Europe still has electricity, and maybe even life is being reported from the Space. What military forces find outside the Ring is shocking. There are dead corpses everywhere: in stores, in cars, on roads, in hospitals and railway stations. Who or what is destroying all life on Earth? How long will the last outpost of mankind survive?

Escape From Pretoria (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA, South Africa
PlotPolitical, Freedom, Prison Break, On real events
PlacePrison, Australia
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Disturbing, Makes me think, By books

South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison.

The Hunt (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, Japan
CharactersHunters, Hitler
PlotWeapon, Death, Survival, Love triangle, Pursuit
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are—or how they got there. In the shadow of a dark internet conspiracy theory, ruthless elitists gather at a remote location to hunt humans for sport. But their master plan is about to be derailed when one of the hunted turns the tables on her pursuers.

The Last Full Measure (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Military, Lawyers
PlotInvestigation, Cancer, Death, On real events
PlaceHospitals, Jungle
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, For men

The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor request for Pitsenbarger and uncovers a high-level conspiracy behind the decades-long denial of the medal, prompting Huffman to put his own career on the line to seek justice for the fallen airman.

Come Play (2020)
Duration01:36
CharactersChildrens, Autistic, Family, Parents
PlotTechnology, Supernatural, Death
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Creepy

A lonely young boy feels different from everyone else. Desperate for a friend, he seeks solace and refuge in his ever-present cell phone and tablet. When a mysterious creature uses the boy’s devices against him to break into our world, his parents must fight to save their son from the monster beyond the screen.

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