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List of Action Film Films and Movies : Vote for your favorites.

List of Action Film Films and Movies   : Vote for your favorites.

Action film is a genre in which the protagonist or protagonists end up in a series of challenges that typically include violence, extended fighting, physical feats, and frantic chases. Action films tend to feature a resourceful hero struggling against incredible odds, which include life-threatening situations, a villain, or a pursuit which generally concludes in victory for the hero (though a small number of films in this genre have ended in victory for the villain instead). Advancements in CGI have made it cheaper and easier to create action sequences and other visual effects that required the efforts of professional stunt crews in the past. However, reactions to action films containing significant amounts of CGI have been mixed as films that use computer animations to create unrealistic, highly unbelievable events are often met with criticism. While action has long been a recurring component in films, the "action film" genre began to develop in the 1970s along with the increase of stunts and special effects. Common action scenes in films are generally, but not limited to, car chases, fighting and gunplay or shootouts.

The genre is closely associated with the comedy, thriller and adventure film genres, and it may also contain elements of spy fiction.

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  1. 6
    Rocky
    2844
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  2. 9
    Platoon
    2645
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  3. 17
    Batman
    1985
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  4. 19
    Star Trek
    1918
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  5. 20
    Superman
    1838
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  6. 26
    Rogue One
    1688
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  7. 27
    Spartacus
    1680
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  8. 28
    Armageddon
    1673
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  9. 29
    Aliens
    1666
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  10. 30
    Iron Man
    1666
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  11. 35
    Skyfall
    1553
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  12. 38
    X-Men
    1506
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  13. 44
    GoldenEye
    1425
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  14. 45
    Dr. No
    1409
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  15. 47
    Die Hard
    1375
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