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
    Up 73
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    J.J. Abrams More
    89
  2. 2
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    Alan Taylor More
    89
  3. 3
    Up 53
    Down 22

    Olympus Has Fallen

    80
  4. 4
    Up 56
    Down 22
    Zack Snyder More
    79
  5. 5
    Up 58
    Down 33
    Guillermo del Toro More
    73
  6. 6
    Up 55
    Down 28
    Francis Lawrence More
    73
  7. 7
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    Justin Lin More
    71
  8. 8
    Up 44
    Down 28
    Jeff Wadlow More
    69
  9. 9
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    Down 25
    Marc Forster More
    64
  10. 10
    Up 69
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    ranked low on reranks
    Iron Man 3

    Shane Black More
    62
  11. 11
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    often listed
    Riddick

    58
  12. 12
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Jack the Giant Slayer

    Bryan Singer More
    57
  13. 13
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    ranked low on reranks
    The Wolverine

    James Mangold More
    56
  14. 14
    Up 32
    Down 21
    Michael Bay More
    55
  15. 15
    Up 44
    Down 23
    Roland Emmerich More
    53
  16. 16
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    Kim Ji-woon More
    51
  17. 17
    Up 26
    Down 18

    Escape Plan

    Mikael Hafstrom More
    48
  18. 18
    Up 33
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    Neill Blomkamp More
    47
  19. 19
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    Carl Rinsch More
    44
  20. 20
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    Gavin Hood More
    43
  21. 21
    Up 29
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    Joseph Kosinski More
    41
  22. 22
    Up 26
    Down 22
    Taylor Hackford More
    41
  23. 23
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Machete Kills

    Robert Rodriguez More
    40
  24. 24
    Up 24
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    Paul Feig More
    40
  25. 25
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    John Moore More
    39
  26. 26
    Up 31
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    Jon M. Chu More
    13
  27. 27
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    Ruben Fleischer More
    8
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