The Best Action Movies of 2013 Films

The Best Action Movies of 2013

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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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    most listed
    Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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  3. 3
    + 118
    - 49
    Star Trek Into Darkness


    Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve

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  4. 4
    + 100
    - 41


    Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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    + 101
    - 46
    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire


    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson

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  6. 6
    + 89
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    Morgan Freeman, Gerard Butler, Ashley Judd

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  7. 7
    + 92
    - 54
    Pacific Rim


    Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman

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  8. 8
    + 89
    - 44
    World War Z


    Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

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    + 95
    - 45


    Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

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  10. 10
    + 83
    - 47


    Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez

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  11. 11
    + 79
    - 42


    Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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  12. 12
    + 72
    - 50


    Jim Carrey, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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  13. 13
    + 64
    - 46
    Riddick


    Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Karl Urban

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  14. 14
    + 61
    - 47
    Elysium


    Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga

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  15. 15
    + 62
    - 51


    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko

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  16. 16
    + 48
    - 40
    Pain & Gain


    Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Ed Harris

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  17. 17
    + 44
    - 40


    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jaimie Alexander, Forest Whitaker

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  18. 18
    + 44
    - 54
    Jack the Giant Killer

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane

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    + 61
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    Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum

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    + 34
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Keanu Reeves, Rinko Kikuchi, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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    + 56
    - 41
    Ender's Game


    Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis

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    + 44
    - 34
    Escape Plan


    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent

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    + 42
    - 37


    Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Jason Statham

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    + 28
    - 51

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    Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sofía Vergara

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    + 57
    - 53
    A Good Day to Die Hard


    Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart, Anne Vyalitsyna

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    + 34
    - 37
    The Heat


    Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Marlon Wayans

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    + 35
    - 39


    Emma Stone, Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling

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    - 23


    Will Smith, Zoë Kravitz, Jaden Smith

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