film The Most Unrealistic Action Films  

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List Rules Must be a movie with elements of unbelievability. Cannot be self aware. No sci-fi or fantasy films.

A list of the most unrealistic action films. The films on this list have done well for themselves because of their insane plots and odd universes. Each one of these movies has an element (or 12) that make it unrealistic in some manor, but which ones are the most unrealistic action movies of all time? Vote up which ones you think are the most unrealistic and vote down the ones that could still potentially be considered a realistic movie (yes we get it - action movies are inherently unrealistic, but some of these are just off the charts).

Each movie on this list was selected because they are considered some of the most unbelievable action movies ever made. When thinking of the most unrealistic action movie, one thinks of dramatic action sequences, gore, guns, and explosions.

The movies on this list are separated by a fine line of good and bad. When one of these movies is good, most of the unbelievable things that happen are usually looked past because they are justified by the film. When one of them is bad, it is really bad. Each over the top action sequence is frowned upon and it takes you out of the experience of watching the movie.

The universes that these movies exist in are ones where nearly anything is possible. Reality is not something these movies aim to achieve. So long as the story is told, and the explosions are big. anything goes in this list of the most unrealistic, unbelievable, and over the top action movies.

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Face/Off John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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Speed Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

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Armageddon Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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2012 Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton

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Broken Arrow John Travolta, Christian Slater, Howie Long

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Con Air Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi

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The A-Team Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson

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The Rock Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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White House Down Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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Commando Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alyssa Milano, Bill Paxton

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The Expendables Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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Taken 3 Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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Executive Decision Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, Kurt Russell

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Crank Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam

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Kill Bill Volume 2 Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson

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Sharknado 2: The Second One Tara Reid, Kurt Angle, Vivica A. Fox

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Sharknado Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo, Julie McCullough

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The Core Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci, Aaron Eckhart

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Charlie's Angels Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu

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Shaolin Soccer Stephen Chow, Zhao Wei, Cecilia Cheung

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Wanted Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, James McAvoy

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Point Break Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

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Law Abiding Citizen Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Viola Davis

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Under Siege Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey

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Mission: Impossible II Tom Cruise, Anthony Hopkins, Thandie Newton

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Red Dawn Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson

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Tango & Cash Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher, Kurt Russell

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Live Free or Die Hard Bruce Willis, Maggie Q, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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The Town Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm

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The Day After Tomorrow Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid

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Smokin' Aces Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds

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Sudden Death Jean-Claude Van Damme, Markus Näslund, Luc Robitaille

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Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever Lucy Liu, Antonio Banderas, Jet Li

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Turbulence Ray Liotta, Brendan Gleeson, Lauren Holly

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Hard Boiled Chow Yun-Fat, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Philip Kwok

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The Pacifier Whoopi Goldberg, Vin Diesel, Lauren Graham

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Desperado Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi

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Rambo: First Blood Part II Sylvester Stallone, Charles Napier, Richard Crenna

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Gamer Gerard Butler, Ludacris, Michael C. Hall

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Death Race Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez

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The Transporter Jason Statham, Shu Qi, François Berléand

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Ip Man Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan

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Shoot 'Em Up Monica Bellucci, Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti

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Ninja Assassin Naomie Harris, Rain, Lee Joon

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The Substitute Tom Berenger, Marc Anthony, Luis Guzmán

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Machete Kills Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sofía Vergara

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Bad Boys II Megan Fox, Will Smith, Dan Marino

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Assassins Sylvester Stallone, Julianne Moore, Antonio Banderas