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List of great action movies that give the action genre a good name(that means no Michael Bay). With memorable characters, good stories, cool dialogues & loads of stunts & action, these are the films you'll never get tired of watching.
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samu... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Action films
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An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.(from imdb).
Part mob film, part art film, this movie redefines the action genre & put it in another level.
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Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action films
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Taken is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Action films
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Taken


"I don't know who you are...", the best monologue in an action film ever.
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RED


RED is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Action films
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The Bourne Identity is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action films
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The first of a legendary trilogy worthy of a marathon.
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Police Story is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action films
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The stunt work & action here would make the Expendables cry. You'll be screaming "Oh SH*T" the whole time.
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Nikita is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action films
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Nikita


The heroine archetype for all of Luc Besson's films. Love the short hair & boots. An early "Leon" played by Jean Reno also appeared in the film.
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God of Gamblers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action films
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