American action movies

List of the best American action movies selected by visitors to our site: Central Intelligence, The Bourne Legacy, Knight and Day, Bad Kids Go To Hell, Ant-Man, Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever, I Am Number Four, The Night Watchmen, FDR: American Badass!, Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Central Intelligence (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:26

After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.

The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Japan
Duration02:15

New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.

Knight and Day (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately hinging on the battle of truth vs. trust.

Bad Kids Go To Hell (2012)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA

On a stormy Saturday afternoon, six students from Crestview Academy begin to meet horrible fates as they serve out their detentions. Is a fellow student to blame, or perhaps Crestview's alleged ghosts are behind the terrible acts?

Ant-Man (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2014)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

A lonely cat living in a mall pet shop has a sour outlook on life until, in the midst of the holiday rush, she’s swept up into a robbery and a friendship with a human girl.

I Am Number Four (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, India
Duration01:45

A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly normal teen John Smith never gets too comfortable in the same identity, and along with his guardian, Henri, he is constantly moving from town to town. With each passing day, John gains a stronger grasp on his extraordinary new powers, and his bond to the beings that share his fantastic fate grows stronger.

The Night Watchmen (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

Three inept night watchmen, aided by a young rookie and a fearless tabloid journalist, fight an epic battle to save their lives. A mistaken warehouse delivery unleashes a horde of hungry vampires, and these unlikely heroes must not only save themselves but also stop the scourge that threatens to take over the city of Baltimore.

FDR: American Badass! (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Chronicles the adventures of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as he rides a "wheelchair of death" to stop the world from being taking over by polio-carrying werewolves during WWII. A deadly menace that are led by Werewolf Hitler, Mussolini and Emperor Hirohito.

Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies (2012)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

As Abraham Lincoln labors over the Gettysburg address, the importance of which he is fully aware, he learns that a menace from his past has returned, threatening to tear the already fractured nation to pieces. He must journey behind enemy lines to face an foe far more fearsome than the Confederate army: the walking dead.

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The Tax Collector (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, crime
CountryUSA

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.

Wicked Blood (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

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.

The Accountant (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

Arachnoquake (2012)
Markimdb: 2.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

Giant albino spiders break free from the depths of Earth in New Orleans, making everyone’s worst nightmare a reality.

Rush Hour (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:11

The series follows Detective Carter, a radical LAPD detective, and Detective Lee, a by-the-book detective from Hong Kong, as they are forced into forming an unlikely partnership

Savaged (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA

After thugs brutalize a deaf-mute woman, the spirit of an Apache warrior takes over her lifeless body and sets out on a bloodthirsty quest for revenge.

Freelancers (2012)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it takes to be rogue through many trials and tribulations of loyalty, trust and respect. When the truth about his father's death is revealed revenge takes him over and he won't stop until justice has been truly served.

American Made (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Japan, Colombia
Duration02:32

The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.

Beirut (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:37

In 1980s Beirut, Mason Skiles is a former U.S. diplomat who is called back into service to save a colleague from the group that is possibly responsible for his own family's death. Meanwhile, a CIA field agent who is working under cover at the American embassy is tasked with keeping Mason alive and ensuring that the mission is a success.

Real Steel (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.

Jack Reacher (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:10

When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher against an unexpected enemy, with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.

RoboCop (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy – a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit – is critically injured, OmniCorp sees their chance to build a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine.

In Security (2013)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA

The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.

The Power of Few (2013)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Spies, cops and armed children cross paths on a day of danger, mystery and possible transformation. Five unusual characters are unknowingly connected to an extraordinary smuggling operation, as religious conspiracy collides with urban crime.

Crawl or Die (2014)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Earth as we know it is gone. A virus has destroyed the planet and rendered all its women infertile, all but one. An elite team of soldiers are tasked with bringing the woman to safety on the newly habitable Earth Two. But when they are forced underground they find themselves fighting for survival from an bloodthirsty creature in a maze of ever shrinking tunnels. As the team's ranks start to dwindle, the tunnels shrink and the ammunition run out, the crawl for survival becomes more and more desperate.

Super (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.

The Misfits (2021)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA

After being recruited by a group of unconventional thieves, renowned criminal Richard Pace finds himself caught up in an elaborate gold heist that promises to have far-reaching implications on his life and the lives of countless others.

Man of Steel (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

The Devil's Mile (2014)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, action, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:28

A relentlessly-paced hybrid of gritty crime thriller and Lovecraftian supernatural horror, "The Devil's Mile" follows a trio of kidnappers who take an ill-advised detour en route to deliver their hostages - two teenage girls - to their mysterious and powerful employer. When they accidentally kill one of the girls during a botched escape attempt, their simmering mistrust explodes into shocking violence. But what they thought was their worst case scenario is only the beginning, as they are engulfed by the hellish forces that haunt the road - a road they realize they may never escape. Now captors and captive must fight together to escape the monstrous forces pursuing them and somehow survive ...

Jean-Claude Van Johnson (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

Jean-Claude Van Damme is a global martial arts & film sensation, also operating under the simple alias of "Johnson" as the world's best undercover private contractor. Retired for years, a chance encounter with a lost love brings him back to the game. This time, he'll be deadlier than ever. Probably.




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