Work In Progress: Top 10 Action Movies

Posted: December 9, 2009 in america, manliness, movies, Top Ten Lists
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I’m working to determine the top 10 action movies, according to my friends, family and visitors of this site. I will update this site with all progress throughout the steps to determine the top 10. I will post the top 50 list soon. In the meantime I would greatly appreciate any suggestions, via comments (even if it is already listed below), to help decide the top 50.

Here are the 40 nominees thus far in no particular order:

(the x’s represent votes after the first nomination prior to this post)
01-Terminator 2: Judgement Day xxxx
02-Predator xx
03-Mission: Impossible III
04-The Running Man
05-RAMBO
06-Taken xx
07-Enter the Dragon
08-Troy
09-Fight Club x
10-Transporter x
11-Pulp Fiction
12-Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back xxx
13-Snatch xxx
14-Iron Man xx
15-Star Trek (2009) xx
16-Bloodsport
17-Legend of the Drunken Master xx
18-Die Hard xxxx
19-Lord of the Rings: Return of the King xx
20-Black Hawk Down
21-Dark Knight x
22-Transformers
23-Die Hard: With a Vengence
24-Crank
25-Natural Born Killers
26-Tremors
27-Dark Knight xxx
28-Batman Begins
29-Top Gun
30-Boondock Saints
31-Bad Boys
32-Terminator
33-Bullitt
34-Con Air
35-Bad Boys II
36-The 5th Element
37-Lethal Weapon xx
38-Jurassic Park
39-Enemy at the Gates

40-The Kingdom

Here are the top 50 “Action” movies by rating according to http://www.imdb.com voters

Rank Rating Title Votes
1. 9.0 Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. (1966) 138,422
2. 8.8 The Dark Knight (2008) 406,148
3. 8.8 Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) 253,273
4. 8.8 Shichinin no samurai (1954) 87,867
5. 8.8 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) 327,111
6. 8.8 Star Wars (1977) 296,457
7. 8.7 Cidade de Deus (2002) 146,747
8. 8.7 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) 224,083
9. 8.7 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) 353,500
10. 8.6 The Matrix (1999) 345,090
11. 8.6 North by Northwest (1959) 84,922
12. 8.6 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) 296,609
13. 8.6 Apocalypse Now (1979) 158,566
14. 8.5 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) 29,986
15. 8.5 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) 212,481
16. 8.5 Saving Private Ryan (1998) 246,157
17. 8.5 Das Boot (1981) 64,655
18. 8.5 Aliens (1986) 153,683
19. 8.4 Mihai Viteazul (1970) 2,792
20. 8.4 Metropolis (1927) 35,143
21. 8.4 Some Like It Hot (1959) 61,020
22. 8.4 Sherlock Jr. (1924) 6,139
23. 8.3 The General (1926) 17,849
24. 8.3 The Great Escape (1963) 56,317
25. 8.3 Full Metal Jacket (1987) 136,501
26. 8.3 Nefes: Vatan sagolsun (2009) 6,314
27. 8.3 District 9 (2009) 95,993
28. 8.3 Le salaire de la peur (1953) 12,458
29. 8.3 Braveheart (1995) 219,273
30. 8.3 Sin City (2005) 231,195
31. 8.3 Per qualche dollaro in più (1965) 37,879
32. 8.3 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) 157,897
33. 8.3 Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983) 194,008
34. 8.3 Batman Begins (2005) 244,447
35. 8.3 Yojimbo (1961) 26,227
36. 8.3 Gladiator (2000) 250,211
37. 8.3 Blade Runner (1982) 170,600
38. 8.3 Die Hard (1988) 164,060
39. 8.3 Ran (1985) 31,391
40. 8.2 Satya (1998) 1,536
41. 8.2 Heat (1995) 130,911
42. 8.2 Ben-Hur (1959) 53,008
43. 8.2 Platoon (1986) 98,894
44. 8.2 Star Trek (2009) 104,274
45. 8.2 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) 208,677
46. 8.2 The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) 128,423
47. 8.2 The Wild Bunch (1969) 28,217
48. 8.1 Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992) 1,906
49. 8.1 Ivan Vasilevich menyaet professiyu (1973) 2,565
50. 8.1 The Terminator (1984) 161,157
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Comments
  1. Michael says:

    Where’s 300?!?

    • serdafied says:

      It should be on the list of 50. It is it’s number 22. on the top 50 in the next post. I just hadn’t added it to the nominated movies at that point.

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