Movies action thrillers

List of the best films in the genre of action-thrillers, selected by visitors to our site: Bait, The Wave, Hero, Venom, Wrath of Man, Crank, The Equalizer, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, Escape Plan, Blacklight.

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

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia, Singapore
Duration01:33
CharactersSharks
PlotSurvival, Tsunami, Flooding
PlaceAustralia

A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building ... along with a 12-foot great white shark.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryNorway, Sweden
Duration02:24
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Tsunami, Flooding, Fate
PlaceMountains, Hotels, Small cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Based on the fact that mountain party Åkneset, located in the Geiranger fjord in Norway, one day will race out and create a violent tsunami of over 80 meters that will crush everything in its path before it hits land in Geiranger. A geologist gets caught in the middle of it and a race against time begins.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryRussia
Duration02:19
CharactersSpy
PlotSkirmishes, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceRussia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Patriotic, Tense

The story is centered on the story of Andrei, who was trained in the special school of the Foreign Intelligence Service 15 years ago, where teenagers were trained from adolescents. In the early 2000s, the project was closed, and the main character has long settled in one of the European cities and no longer recalls Russia. One day he picks up the phone and hears the voice of his father, who was presumed dead. He tells Andrei that the hunt is open for him. He is trying to destroy unknown forces, and he can only run. Andrei is now driven by a desire not only to survive, but also to find his father again. To help the protagonist comes his first love, Masha, who in everything that happens also has her own interest. Andrei is getting deeper into the spy game, not realizing its true scale.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, China
Duration03:05
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Killers, Rich, Tough guys
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Experiments, Genetic experiments
PlaceHelicopters, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts a comeback following a scandal, but accidentally becomes the host of Venom, a violent, super powerful alien symbiote. Soon, he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organization looking for a symbiote of their own.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersKillers, Thieves, Criminals, Guards, Collectors
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Investigation, Skirmishes, Justice
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleTense

A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersMonsters, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Doctors
PlotRacing, Adventure, Skirmishes, Revenge, Death
PlaceHospitals, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Incredible, Black humor, For a group of friends, For men

Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersMafia, CIA, Hired assassins, Heroes, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Hostage, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by – he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:21
CharactersNinja, Hired assassins, Killers, Bodyguards, Tough guys
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Karate, Chase
StyleExciting, Action, Tense

Super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After killing a member of the shadowy international assassin’s guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world’s most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryChina, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersBears, Partners, Prisoner
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, The escape, Betrayal, Conspiracies
PlacePrison, Ships, Mountains, Chicago, USA
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars.

Genreaction, thriller
CountryChina, Australia, USA
CharactersSpecial agents, Former Special Agent
PlotSkirmishes
PlaceUSA

Travis Block is a shadowy Government agent who specializes in removing operatives whose covers have been exposed. He then has to uncover a deadly conspiracy within his own ranks that reaches the highest echelons of power.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:45
CharactersSuperhero, Batman, Terrorists, Heroes, Police
PlotLove, Survival, Revenge, Fight, Political
PlacePrison, Mansions, USA
StyleExciting, DC, Tense, Gloomy, Depressive

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersDogs, Climbers, Journalists, Friends, Strangers
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, Travel, Relationship
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Party, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration02:05
CharactersLesbians, CIA, Spy, Scouts, Hired assassins
PlotKGB, Snow
TimeCold War, Dark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.

Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA

After being involuntarily discharged from the U.S. Special Forces, James Harper decides to support his family by joining a private contracting organization alongside his best friend and under the command of a fellow veteran. Overseas on a covert mission, Harper must evade those trying to kill him while making his way back home.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersSpecial agents, FBI
PlotPrison Break, Skirmishes, Body exchange, Death, Chase
PlacePrison, USA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's family.

Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Spy
PlotInvestigation, Weapon, False accusations, Lost memory, Undercover
PlaceHospitals
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

A man wakes in a hospital bed with no recollection of who he is, and learns that he's wanted by the police for a committing a series of murders.

Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, China
CharactersCIA, Special agents

A group of top female agents from American, British, Chinese, Colombian, and German government agencies are drawn together to try and stop an organization from acquiring a deadly weapon to send the world into chaos.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
PlotFriendship
StyleDisturbing

2008 year. Old friends Kostya and Zavgar come up with not quite legal schemes of earnings. Money comes easy and just as easy to leave. It seems that this success will be eternal. But each has its own trap, especially if you want even more money. Kostya starts a big game, which can cost him and Zavgar freedom, friendship and even life itself.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersImmortals, Family, Scientists, Rich, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Survival, Relationship, Money, Body exchange
PlaceUSA, Laboratory, New York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Philosophical, Fascinating, For men, Disturbing

An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:02
CharactersSnipers, Samurai, Mafia, CIA, Spy
PlotCars, Fight, Chase
PlaceFrance
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing

A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico, United Kingdom
Duration02:19
CharactersHeroes, Warriors
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Slavery
PlaceJungle, Pyramid, Mexico
Time16th century
StyleExciting, Heavy

An overview of the making of Mel Gibson's 'Apocalypto'.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersLifeguards, Truckers, Brothers, Drivers, Old men
PlotSnow, Cold, Fear, Avalanches, Post-traumatic syndrome
PlaceOcean, Caves, Canada
StyleFor men

After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, an ice road driver must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Gangsters, Geniuses, Thieves, Musicians
PlotLove, Robbery, Racing, Dancing, Bank robbery
PlacePrison
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersScientists
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Obsession, Love triangle, Divorce
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Beautiful landscapes, Disturbing

TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the three have joined the team of stormchasers as they attempt to insert a revolutionary measuring device into the very heart of several extremely violent tornados.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant, Heroes, Scientists, Clairvoyants
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Rivalry
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Exciting, By comics, Serious

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersSuperhero, CIA, Heroes, Scientists, Military
PlotDisasters, Adventure, Experiments, Cheating, Saving the World
PlaceUSA
StyleMarvel, Popular, Exciting, By comics, Patriotic

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special Forces, Terrorists, Special agents
PlotTime travel, Skirmishes, Time machine, Weapon, Saving the World
StyleSpectacular, Serious, Disturbing

Armed with only one word - Tenet - and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Dancing, Adventure
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Serious

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Mark
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersSpy, Tough guys, Billionaires
PlotWar, Martial Arts, Chase, Multi-part, Snow
PlaceEngland
TimeWorld War I
StyleExciting, For men, Disturbing

As a collection of history's worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryAustralia, South Africa
Duration02:30
CharactersGangsters, Strong women, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Racing, Apocalypse, Time travel
PlaceDeserts, Australia, USA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StylePopular, Exciting, Dystopian, Spectacular, Beautiful

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.





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