Action movies

List of the best action movies selected by visitors to our site: Sicario, The Dark and the Wicked, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Last Supper, Nailbiter, Megan Is Missing, Argo, Crypto, Favor, Running with the Devil.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Sicario (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:25

A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.

The Dark and the Wicked (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

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.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
Duration02:11

19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

Last Supper (2018)
Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller
CountryUSA

Two hitmen share a late night meal. Vincent, the mark, has from appetizers to dessert to convince McCarthy not to kill him.

Nailbiter (2013)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

A horror film that combines classic monster movie elements set within the backdrop of unpredictable Kansas weather. Start with a mother and her three daughters forced to take shelter from an advancing tornado in a local storm cellar. What is waiting for them underneath is another story entirely.

Megan Is Missing (2011)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Fictional drama based on actual events, about two teenage girls who encounter an Internet predator.

Argo (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:00

As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

Crypto (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

A young agent is tasked with investigating a tangled web of corruption and fraud in New York.

Favor (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees which begins the unraveling of their friendship and ultimately leads both to murderous acts they never thought themselves capable of.

Running with the Devil (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia
Duration01:08

A leader of a drug cartel sends his two toughest henchmen to investigate why a shipment was botched.

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The River Murders (2011)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all his former girlfriends. Suspected by the FBI agent who’s taken over the case and suspended by his captain, Jack must work outside the law if he’s to find the killer, save his future and protect what’s left of his past.

ARQ (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:52

Two old friends living in a dystopic future become trapped in a mysterious time loop — one that may have something to do with an ongoing battle between an omnipotent corporation and a ragtag band of rebels.

Thorne : Scaredycat (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration02:00

Two women have been murdered within hours of one another near St. Pancras station, but in quite different ways. When a connection is made with two other murders which occurred months before, but also on the same day, DI Thorne realizes two serial killers may be at work in a macabre partnership

NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.

The Loneliest Planet (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:53

Backpacking in the Caucasus Mountains, walking for hours, an engaged couple and their tour guide trade anecdotes and play games to pass the time, until a momentary misstep, that takes only two or three seconds, changes everything.

Gone Are the Days (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA

The story of notorious outlaw Taylon Flynn, a man hell-bent on exiting this life in a blaze of glory. His plans go awry upon the discovery of the sordid life his estranged daughter is forced to live. To save her, he must summon the inner demons he purged long ago, and finds that redemption is a hard road to travel.

Killer App (2017)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrethriller
CountryUSA

A young hacker creates an "antisocial" networking app that matches enemies instead of friends. When her enemies start turning up dead, she must uncover who or what is behind it before it's too late

The Student (2017)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrethriller
CountryUSA

After leading a jury to wrongly sentence a man, Abigail enters her new teaching job at the law school with a newfound commitment to ethics. When she takes over her new class, it includes Vincent, an intensely ambitious student who will do anything for an A. When Abigail fails him for academic dishonesty, Vincent threatens that he will stop at nothing to get what he wants. As Vincent's devious plot begins to unravel, she must take her life into her own hands, or Vincent will take it himself.

Kill Me Three Times (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:30

While on a seemingly routine job, a jaded hit man discovers that he's not the only one with his target in the crosshairs.

Seized (2020)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA

Hiding out with his son Taylor on the Mexican coast, Nero hopes to put his violent Special Forces career behind him. But after Nero’s home is attacked and Taylor is abducted, the mysterious Mzamo orders Nero to slaughter the members of three rival crime syndicates. If he fails, Taylor will die. Now, with bullets flying and bodies dropping as Nero completes his mission, he races to find Mzamo’s hideout and seek revenge.

Afflicted (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:26

Two friends' tour of Europe takes a dark turn when one of them contracts a mysterious illness. They race to find out what it is and how to cure it before the sickness consumes him completely.

The Insult (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Cyprus, Belgium, Lebanon, USA
Duration02:23

After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

The House of Cards (2013)
Markimdb: 2.2
Genreaction, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:47

An elite firm of assassins must face their own mortality as they are hunted down one by one by a mysterious assailant. Caught up in the drama is a disgraced journalist who is more connected to the assassins' world than he could ever know.

Most Likely to Die (2015)
Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA

A group of former classmates gather for a pre-party at one of their homes the night before their 10-year high school reunion, and one by one, they are brutally slain in a manner befitting each's senior yearbook superlative.

A Teacher (2013)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

Part psychological thriller and part provocative character study, A TEACHER explores the unraveling of a young high school teacher, Diana (Lindsay Burdge), after she begins an affair with one of her teenage students, Eric (Will Brittain). What starts as a seemingly innocent fling becomes increasingly complex and dangerous as the beautiful and confident Diana gets fully consumed by her emotions, crossing boundaries and acting out in progressively startling ways. Lindsay Burdge delivers a deeply compelling and seamlessly naturalistic performance that brings us into the mind of an adult driven to taboo against her better judgment.

Final Vision (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecrime
CountryUSA

Capt. Jeffery McDonald is convicted and sentenced to life in prison in 1979 for the murders of his wife and two children at their Fort Bragg home.

Match (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

A Seattle couple travel to New York to interview colorful former dancer Tobi for research on a dissertation about dance. But soon, common niceties and social graces erode when the questions turn personal and the true nature of the interview is called into question.

Skyscraper (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:33

Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.

Five Minarets in New York (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryTurkey, USA

Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with the FBI and NYPD, the agents orchestrate the arrest of Hadji Gumus, a well-respected Muslim scholar and family man who years before fled to the United States after being released from a Turkish prison, where he served time for murder. This tale love, friendship, peace and prejudices, takes us on a journey seeking to answer the question of whether innocence or guilt even matters to one who lusts for vengeance.

Brotherhood (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:16

Adam Buckley finds himself in the middle of a convenience store robbery during his last night as a pledge for a college fraternity. When the initiation ritual goes horribly wrong, and every move proves disastrous, Adam is forced to confront a new challenge all together, and he has to take a stand.




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