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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.
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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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#357 on The Greatest Action Movies of All Time

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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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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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#119 on The Best PG-13 Drama Movies

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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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#25 on The All-Time Greatest Martial Art Movies

#166 on The Greatest Action Movies of All Time

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#49 on The Best PG-13 Crime Fiction Movies

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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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#272 on The Best Crime Movies

#193 on The Greatest Action Movies of All Time

#1078 on The Best Movies of All Time

#27 on The Best Movies of 1990

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God of Gamblers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action films
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#432 on The Greatest Action Movies of All Time

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#24 on The Best Movies With God in the Title

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