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The Best Action Movies of 2013

List of the best action movies of 2013, as ranked by movie fans and film critics. Sometimes you’re just in the mood to watch a film that’s filled with explosions, gun fire, and plenty of bad-ass fight scenes. When you’rein the mood to watch that sort of film, the best cure is an action movie. In 2013, there were plenty of amazing action-packed movies released for the public’s viewing pleasure. These films features the most iconic actions actors, well choreographed fight scenes, large explosions, and plots that kept viewers at the edge of their seats.

 

2013’s action films starred some of the world’s best action stars, including Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone, Tom Cruise, and Jason Statham, as well as newer action stars like Channing Tatum and Jennifer Lawrence. There were originals flicks like The Last Stand and Pacific Rim, as well as awesome sequels like Hunger Games Catching Fire and The Fast and the Furious 6.

 

What are the best action movies of 2013? Whether you’re interested in superheroes like Iron Man and Wolverine or action flicks that take place in the real world, there is sure to be a film or two on this list just for you. To vote on more films, check out Ranker's list of the best movies of 2013.

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  1. 1
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    most listed Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth

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    Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine

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    Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner

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    Olympus Has Fallen

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz

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    Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman

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    Jim Carrey, Chloë Grace Moretz, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

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    Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster

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    Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

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    ranked low on reranks Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle

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    often listed Riddick

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    Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Svetlana Khodchenkova

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy, Stanley Tucci

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    Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Nikki Benz

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    ranked low on reranks Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, Jaimie Alexander

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    Jodie Foster, Matt Damon, Alice Braga

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    Escape Plan

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    Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Abigail Breslin

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    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko

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    Keanu Reeves, Rinko Kikuchi, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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    Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Marlon Wayans

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    Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart, Anne Vyalitsyna

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sofía Vergara

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    Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Jason Statham

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    Bruce Willis, Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum

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    Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn

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