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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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  1. 1
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    J.J. Abrams More
    97
  2. 2
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    ranked low on reranks
    Thor: The Dark World

    Alan Taylor More
    92
  3. 3
    Up 49
    Down 26
    Guillermo del Toro More
    90
  4. 4
    Up 45
    Down 15

    Olympus Has Fallen

    89
  5. 5
    Up 48
    Down 23
    Francis Lawrence More
    89
  6. 6
    Up 35
    Down 22

    the people's #1
    Kick-Ass 2

    Jeff Wadlow More
    82
  7. 7
    Up 43
    Down 20
    Zack Snyder More
    77
  8. 8
    Up 42
    Down 19
    Marc Forster More
    68
  9. 9
    Up 55
    Down 23
    Shane Black More
    67
  10. 10
    Up 36
    Down 21
    Justin Lin More
    67
  11. 11
    Up 23
    Down 23
    Bryan Singer More
    64
  12. 12
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    Down 18

    Riddick

    62
  13. 13
    Up 44
    Down 20

    ranked low on reranks
    The Wolverine

    James Mangold More
    57
  14. 14
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    Down 17
    Kim Ji-woon More
    56
  15. 15
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    Carl Rinsch More
    54
  16. 16
    Up 20
    Down 13

    Escape Plan

    Mikael Hafstrom More
    53
  17. 17
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    Neill Blomkamp More
    48
  18. 18
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    Roland Emmerich More
    44
  19. 19
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    Jon M. Chu More
    43
  20. 20
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    Joseph Kosinski More
    43
  21. 21
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    Michael Bay More
    43
  22. 22
    Up 29
    Down 17
    Gavin Hood More
    39
  23. 23
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Machete Kills

    Robert Rodriguez More
    38
  24. 24
    Up 19
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    Ruben Fleischer More
    36
  25. 25
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    John Moore More
    30
  26. 26
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    Paul Feig More
    29
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    Taylor Hackford More
    26
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