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Action Heroes & Villains

Entertainment
3.4k voters14 Times Action Movie Heroes Should Have Bitten The Dust But Didn't, Ranked By CheapnessAction movies are known for their gory gunfights, high-stakes missions, and engaging characters. However, there's another element ...
Entertainment
124 voters20 Female Action Movie Heroes Who Could Go Toe-To-Toe With AnyoneThere have been oodles of lethal female action heroes throughout history, and more and more have been popping up lately, which is ...
Action
119 voters17 Ride-Or-Die Action Movie Duos You'd Trust To Save The World Any DayWhen you're being held hostage by a group of racially diverse global extremists or caught in the middle of a high school drug ring...
Entertainment
282 voters12 Times Action Movie Characters Had To Make Impossible DecisionsLife's all about making tough decisions. And any action movie worth its salt is highly aware of that reality. What follows, then, ...
Villains
3.2k votersAction Movie Villains Who Actually Made A Good PointWhen you're watching an action film, it's only normal to want to see the good guy triumph over the bad guy, but in some cases, you...
Best Characters
10.6k votersThe Most Hardcore Big Screen Action HeroesThere are certain things that make the best movie heroes completely badass - that swagger, that style and most of all, the ability...
Villains
247 votersThe 12 Most Satisfying Villain Deaths In Action-Adventure MoviesThe most satisfying villain deaths in action films always come to the villains who really deserved it. Not just because of their h...
Lifestyle
526 voters13 Things That Action Movies Get Wrong About WomenSeeing women in action movies is empowering, and it's great to see films including more female leads. But many writers and produce...
Action
107 voters14 Squeaky-Clean Action Heroes Who Would Be Worthy To Wield MjolnirThanks to the popularity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor's beloved hammer Mjolnir has become one of the defining film weapo...
Action
85 voters15 Action Movie Heroes Who Are Really Just Nerds, Deep DownWhat does it mean to be a hero? Some heroes are formed in a lab, while others are thrust into the world with a shield and sword re...
Female Characters
4.8k votersMovies With The Most Hardcore WomenIncluding new 2018 movies with strong female leads, the movies with the most kick-ass women rank among the greatest action movies ...
Action
1k votersThe Smartest Villains In Action Movie HistoryThe smartest action movie villains rival the intelligence of ne'er-do-wells across all other genres. Villains in action movies are...
Weird History
14.6k viewsHere's What 'Action Heroes' Looked Like In Every Decade Of The 20th CenturySince the beginning of cinema, action movies have entertained audiences with adventure, excitement, and sword fights. But what rea...
294 voters14 Times Action Heroes Got The Crap Beaten Out Of ThemLet’s be honest, we love movie fights where the hero loses. Scratch that - not lose. We love watching action movie beatdowns that ...
Action
679 votersThe Manliest Action Movie Heroes Of All TimeManly action heroes are a staple of most action films. They're confident, smooth with the ladies, unafraid of violence, and (accor...
Action
41 votersThe Worst Action Heroes Of All TimeWhile good action heroes always rise to the occasion and overcome the odds to save the day, bad action heroes do anything but. Oft...
Entertainment
84 voters14 Redshirts In Action Movies Who Help The Heroes And Then Quickly DieMinor movie character deaths can be so much more affecting than audiences expect, especially if the characters go out helping the ...
Action
758 votersAction Movie Villains Who Got Exactly What They DeservedThere are few cinematic moments that feel quite as good as watching satisfying villain ends in action movies. The best examples pu...