Indian action movies

List of the best Indian action movies selected by visitors to our site: Dredd, Real Steel, Magadheera, Kurbaan, Zinda, Khoon Bhari Maang, Bloodstone, Badlapur, Tevar, Veer.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Dredd (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, India, South Africa
CharactersJudge, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Rivalry, Justice, Skirmishes
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleExciting, Cyberpunk, Disturbing

In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called Judges, who combine the duties of judge, jury and executioner to deliver a brutal brand of swift justice. But even the top-ranking Judge, Dredd, discovers that taking down Ma-Ma isn’t as easy as it seems in this explosive adaptation of the hugely popular comic series.

Real Steel (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, family
CountryUSA, India
CharactersRobots, Giants
PlotAdventure, Boxing, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Fight
StyleExciting, To cry

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.

Magadheera (2009)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama
PlotDancing, Love, Supernatural, Death, Rivalry
PlaceAsia, India
StyleTo cry, Serious

When Harsha, a bike stunter from Vishakapatnam, accidentally meets Indu, he discovers his warrior life Kala Bhairava in his last birth. the remaining story portrays how Indu and Kala Bhairava are connected.

Kurbaan (2009)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
PlaceCollege, Asia, India, New York
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Disturbing, Twisted plot, Serious

When a handsome young Indian couple (Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor) moves into the suburbs to claim their stake in the American dream, they are shocked to discover that they've become enmeshed in a secretive terrorist plot. But as tensions escalate, the bride begins to wonder if her husband has told her everything he knows.

Zinda (2006)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CharactersTaxi drivers, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Investigation, Missing people, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men, Action, Heavy

The film is about a man, who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.

Khoon Bhari Maang (1988)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama

Nandini and Sanjay Verma are lovers, and they conspire to take over the vaste estate of Mr. Saxena and his only widowed daughter, Aarti, and her two children, with the help of Sanjay's maternal uncle Heeralal, a longtime employee of Saxena. After Saxena passes away suddenly, Sanjay woes Aarti and marries her. On a boating trip both Nandini and Sanjay do away with Aarti, making it look like an accident, and subsequently take over the entire Saxena estate. But Aarti survives, disfigured beyond recognition by a crocodile attack, With the help of plastic surgery transforms herself to a successful model, Jyoti. She then plans to carry out her vengeance against Sanjay, but finds that he has been physically abusing her children, pets, and servants. She must now decide to reveal her identity, or continue with her plan and be a spectator to the abuse on her loved ones. Written by rAjOo (

Bloodstone (1988)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, India

When a newlywed American couple goes to India on their honeymoon, little do they realize that they are about to go on the adventure of a lifetime. A huge ruby from the time of the Indian Maharajas has been stolen and placed in the backpack of the Americans. When the bad guys realize this, they kidnap the wife... Now the husband and his Indian friend (played by a famous Tamil Indian actor) must go out to save her.

Badlapur (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
PlotBank robbery, Revenge, Death, Mystery, Rivalry
StyleExciting, For men, Heavy, Disturbing, Twisted plot

After his wife and son are killed, a young man finds out the man behind the murder and fights against him, along committing some big mistakes.

Tevar (2015)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama
PlotWedding, Obsession, Chase, The escape, Love triangle
PlaceAsia, India
StyleExciting, Serious, Romantic

A Kabaddi player rescues a young woman from an unwanted marriage and hides her in his home.

Veer (2010)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CharactersHorses, Heroes, Military
PlotLove, War, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceAsia, India
StyleExciting, Serious, Epic

A Pindari Prince goes to England to study military tactics so that he can avenge his people, but while there, he falls in love.

Game (2011)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, drama, crime

Four strangers are invited by the reclusive Kabir Malhotra, to his private island of Samos, Greece. They don't know each other and they don't know him ... and by the next morning they will wish they had never come.

Mardaani (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama
PlotChase, Pursuit
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing, Serious

Meet Shivani Shivaji Roy, Senior Inspector, Crime Branch, Mumbai Police, as she sets out to confront the mastermind behind the child trafficking mafia, which makes the mistake of kidnapping and smuggling a teenage girl who is like a daughter to her. Fighting a war which is very personal and in an obsessive hunt for the girl, Shivani stumbles into the world of debauchery, cruel desires and exploitation and onto a case that will change her life forever. What follows is a cat and mouse game between a fearless cop and a young and ruthless mafia kingpin. Catch Rani Mukerji in the lead, playing an edge of the seat role of a lifetime, in this raw and gritty film which will be a distinct departure from Pradeep Sarkar's style of filmmaking.

Race 2 (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Mystery
PlaceTrains, Helicopters, Casino
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Twisted plot, Serious, Tense

Ranveer Singh (Saif Ali Khan) travels to exotic locales and confronts the Turkish mafia on a mission to avenge the death of his lover Sonia in this action-packed sequel. In the process of seeking her killers, Ranveer crosses Armaan Mallick (John Abraham) and Aleena (Deepika Padukone) -- two of the most feared figures in the Turkish underworld. Meanwhile, Ranveer's loyal friend RD (Anil Kapoor) and his new partner Cherry (Amisha Patel) offer a helping hand in a world where love is cheap and trust is a luxury most agents can't afford.

Dabangg (2010)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, crime

A troubled relationship with his younger half-brother and stepfather compels Chulbul Pandey to become a corrupt but fearless cop whose life changes when he locks horns with a corrupt political leader.

Iddarammayilatho (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama

A young woman becomes embroiled in a financial and political conspiracy while studying in Spain, as she meets a young musician with a somewhat dark past unfolded through the pages of his lover's diary.

Urumi (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history

Kelu is a warrior in 16th century Kerala whose father was killed by Vasco da Gama and his troops. Kelu vows to avenge his father's death with the assistance of Vavvali and Ayesha, a warrior princess.

Boss (2013)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, drama
CharactersTough guys, Heroes, Gangsters
PlotMartial Arts, Rivalry, Passion, Chase, Fight
PlaceAsia, India

Disowned by his father as a boy, Surya is taken in by a crime boss. When his brother Shiv is wrongly imprisoned, his father pleads for Surya's help.

Khiladi 786 (2012)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, comedy
PlotLove, Cheating, Wedding, Fight
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleAction, Exciting, Light, Fascinating

A father who runs a marriage bureau believes that his son is a failure in life. In order to prove him wrong, his son takes on the task of finding a match for a gangster's sister.

Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap (2011)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime

After a series of bomb blasts in Mumbai, ACP Karan Malhotra announces that he will bring in the culprits responsible within a very short period of time as well attempts to convince his college sweetheart, Tanya P. Nath, to marry him. He then sets about interrogating several suspects so much so that an underworld gangster, Kabir, is compelled to hire an assassin to do away with him. The potential killer, Viju, is an uptight older ex-convict as well as a former gangster, who now runs a pub in Paris, and is willing to kill Karan. As he sets about this gruesome task, he comes across an old flame, Kamini, as well as his estranged wife, Sita - and it is these encounters that may well be the turning point in this life that may convince him to leave the bombs and Bandooks behind and spend the rest of his life praying and watching the Bhakti Channel.

Golmaal 3 (2010)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy
CharactersDogs, Friends, Old man, Thieves
PlotRivalry, Friendship
PlaceBeach, India

Golmaal 3 highlights the story of hatred between two bunch of siblings within a family. One of nature's masterpieces, this is a family that eats together, prays together, lives together and a family 'that can't stand each other'. This quirky unique family will certainly deliver you with some rib tickling moments, ageless romance and some heartwarming scenes. A beautiful journey full of madness, love and excitement. A film with the perfect blend of just every emotion that will set in your heart with thrice the fun, thrice the magic, and thrice the laughter.