The Best Action Movies of 2013 Films
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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 Alan Taylor

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  2. 2
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    J.J. Abrams

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  3. 3
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    Zack Snyder

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  4. 4
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    Olympus Has Fallen

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    Francis Lawrence

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  6. 6
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    Guillermo del Toro

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  7. 7
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    Jeff Wadlow

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  8. 8
    Up 51
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    Justin Lin

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  9. 9
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    Marc Forster

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  10. 10
    Up 74
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    ranked low on reranks Shane Black

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  11. 11
    Up 36
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    often listed Riddick

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  12. 12
    Up 28
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Bryan Singer

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  13. 13
    Up 61
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    ranked low on reranks James Mangold

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  14. 14
    Up 32
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    Michael Bay

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  15. 15
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    Roland Emmerich

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    new! Kim Ji-woon

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  17. 17
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    Escape Plan Mikael Hafstrom

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  18. 18
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    Neill Blomkamp

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  19. 19
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    Gavin Hood

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  20. 20
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    Carl Rinsch

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  21. 21
    Up 31
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    Joseph Kosinski

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  22. 22
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Robert Rodriguez

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  23. 23
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    Taylor Hackford

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    John Moore

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    Paul Feig

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    Jon M. Chu

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    Ruben Fleischer

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