Action movies

List of the best action movies selected by visitors to our site: Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy, The Idealist, Assassin, Retribution, In Gold We Trust, Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, Main Aur Charles, Black Heaven, American Heist, Wicked Blood.

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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, crime
PlotOn real events
PlacePrison, Italy, College
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Marcia Gay Harden (Academy Award winner for Pollock) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy based on the international headline-grabbing story of the now infamous American exchange student accused by Italian authorities of brutally killing her roommate. Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy poses the question of whether Knox (Panettiere), the Seattle honors student accused of murdering her college roommate Meredith Kercher (Amanda Fernando Stevens) in 2007 with her boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito (Paolo Romio) and acquaintance Rudy Guede (Djirbi Kebe), actually committed the crime or was herself a victim.

The Idealist (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
CountryDenmark, USA
PlotOn real events, Conspiracies
TimeCold War
StyleAction, By books, Serious, Disturbing

A whistle blower attempts to reveal the secret behind a nuclear disaster that occurred during the height of the Cold War.

Assassin (2015)
Markimdb: 3.8
CountryUnited Kingdom
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Ruthless killer for hire breaks the rules of his profession and falls for a beautiful young woman. Discovering the notorious gangland brothers had hired him to kill her father, his world breaks down and he must turn against his criminal employers and their gang to save the woman he loves.

Retribution (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersDogs, Teens, Snipers, Special Forces, Lawyers
PlotSurvival, Cars, Motorcycles, Money, Death
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Carlos, a bank executive, begins his morning routine by taking his kids to school. As he starts the car he receives an anonymous phone call informing him that there's a bomb under his seat. A stranger's voice tells him that he only has a few hours to gather together a large amount of cash: if he doesn't, his car will blow up.

In Gold We Trust (2010)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genredrama, adventure, crime
CharactersHeroes, Gold miners
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Adventure
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Serious, For men

A group of adventurers make off with 600 kilograms of gold in Guyana, but when their helicopter crashes in the jungle, gold fever takes over.

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, crime
CountryNetherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, USA
PlotOn real events, Abduction

The true story of the kidnapping of Freddy Heineken, the grandson of the founder of the Heineken brewery, and his driver. They were released after a ransom of 35 million Dutch guilders was paid.

Main Aur Charles (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecrime, biography
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

In the 1980s, Charles, an enigmatic con man and a vicious killer and Commisioner Amod Kanth are embroiled in a game of cat and mouse.

Black Heaven (2010)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlotVirtual Reality, Rivalry
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

An innocent young man becomes enamored with a mysterious girl. He is lured into "Black Hole" - a dark, obscure video game world of avatars with deadly serious intentions in the real world.

American Heist (2014)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Russia
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Death, Self-sacrifice
PlacePrison, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Two brothers, both with troubled paths, find themselves in the middle of one last bank job.

Wicked Blood (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersTeens, Orphans
PlotLove, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.

Catch Me Daddy (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Hunters, Taxi drivers
PlotDancing, Pursuit, Chase, Missing people
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night.

The Blackout (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Friendship, Death, Border
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

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?

Mythica: The Iron Crown (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CharactersGods, Demons, Archers, Warriors, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Abduction, Friendship
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

When a team of unlikely heroes hijacks a steam-powered battle wagon, a daring young wizard (Marek) steals the final piece of the all-powerful Darkspore and embarks on a desperate quest to deliver the cursed artifact to the gods for safe keeping; but when they are caught in a death race between a ruthless team of elite mercenaries and a trinity of demons, Marek must learn to believe in herself before her friends are killed and the Darkspore is lost, to stop the evil necromancer (Szorlok) from uniting the Darkspore and flooding the living world with his legions of undead.

Wolves at the Door (2016)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersSerial killers, Hippies, Friends, Guests
PlotOn real events, Time travel, Pursuit, Birthday, Sects
PlaceParty, USA, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

Four friends gather at an elegant home during the Summer of Love, 1969. Unbeknownst to them, deadly visitors are waiting outside. What begins as a simple farewell party turns to a night of primal terror as the intruders stalk and torment the four, who struggle for their lives against what appears to be a senseless attack.

Sicario (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico
CharactersPolice, Special agents, FBI, Businessmen
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Investigation
PlaceMexico, USA
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

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.

Miss Meadows (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CharactersTeachers, Sheriffs
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Fancy, Black humor

Miss Meadows is a school teacher with impeccable manners and grace. However, underneath the candy-sweet exterior hides a ruthless gun-toting vigilante who takes it upon herself to right the wrongs in the world by whatever means necessary. For Miss Meadows, bad behavior is simply unforgivable.

Satanic (2016)
Markimdb: 3.7
CharactersDemons, Friends
PlotSurvival, Mystery, Death, Supernatural, Religious
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime occult sites, only to encounter a mysterious young runaway who puts them on a terrifying path to ultimate horror.

Lost in the Sun (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersTeens, Gangsters, Criminals, Orphans, Single mothers
PlotTravel, Bank robbery, Weapon, Debts, Funeral
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing

A small time crook and a newly-orphaned teenage boy team up to perform a string of robberies.

The Next Three Days (2010)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
PlotLove, Prison Break, Freedom, False accusations
PlacePrison, USA
StyleAction, Disturbing

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way.

The Messenger (2015)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersAlcoholics, Psychiatrists
PlotFriendship, Death, Life after death
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating

The Messenger is the story of Jack’s last melt down: a story of frustration and guilt, love and betrayal, family and blame. Unwillingly becoming embroiled in the unfinished business of Mark, a journalist brutally murdered in the local park and his television presenter wife, Sarah, to whom he’s desperate to say one last goodbye, Jack finds himself getting closer to Sarah, obsessed with passing on Mark’s message. Discovering hidden secrets and lies finally pushes the fragile Jack over the edge but there is hope when his estranged sister, Emma, gets in touch. Jack starts to remember the past they shared together and as the memories come flooding back, he confronts the truth about the death of his father.