Action The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers  

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If you've ever experimented with uppers, then you know action movies can be an excellent film choice if you're looking for a flick to match your mood. If you've been prescribed Adderall or ingested any other substance that has you hyped up, here are a list of movies to watch on uppers that should keep you out of trouble while indulging your need for speed. 

Fun movies to watch on uppers include those that appeal to your wild side. These action films are more of the intense variety. They allow you to live vicariously through characters who are able to engage in the kind of adrenaline pumping behaviors that may feel tempting right now. From car chases to epic battles, these movies should help quell your need for action from the comfort of your couch.  If you're in need of some fast paced movies to watch on uppers, you've come to the right place. 

Which movies to watch on uppers are the best? Cast your vote below to help decide! Please feel free to add anything you think is missing! 

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Run Lola Run is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Run Lola Run Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu Run Lola Run is a 1998 German thriller film written and directed by Tom Tykwer and starring Franka Potente as Lola and Moritz Bleibtreu as Manni. The story follows a woman who needs to obtain ...more

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Mad Max: Fury Road is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Mad Max: Fury Road Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Hugh Keays-Byrne Mad Max: Fury Road is a 2015 action film directed by George Miller. In a post apocalyptic desert wasteland where gasoline and water are scarce commodities, Max Rockatansky (Max Hardy) joins ...more

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Fast and the Furious Franchise is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Fast and the Furious Franchise The Fast and the Furious (also known as Fast & Furious) is an American franchise based on a series of action film that is largely concerned with illegal street racing and heists, and ...more

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Savages is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Savages Salma Hayek, Blake Lively, John Travolta Savages is a 2012 American crime thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It is based on the novel of the same name by Don Winslow. The screenplay was written by Shane Salerno, Winslow and Stone. ...more

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Blow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Blow Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Emma Roberts Blow is a 2001 American biopic about the American cocaine smuggler George Jung, directed by Ted Demme. David McKenna and Nick Cassavetes adapted Bruce Porter's 1993 book Blow: How a Small Town ...more

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300 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey 300 is a 2006 American fantasy war film based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley. Both are fictionalized retellings of the Battle of Thermopylae which took ...more

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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Gladiator Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen Gladiator is a 2000 American-British epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, ...more

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Cocaine Cowboys is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Cocaine Cowboys Cocaine Cowboys is a 2006 documentary film directed by Billy Corben and produced by Alfred Spellman and Billy Corben through their Miami-based media studio Rakontur. The film explores the rise ...more

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Fast Five is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Fast Five Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster Fast Five is a 2011 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the fifth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew of street racers plan ...more

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Drugstore Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Drugstore Cowboy Heather Graham, Matt Dillon, William S. Burroughs Drugstore Cowboy is a 1989 American crime drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Van Sant and Daniel Yost, based on an autobiographical novel by James Fogle. Matt Dillon stars in the ...more

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Drive is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Drive Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan Drive is a 2011 American neo noir arthouse action directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac and Albert Brooks. It is adapted from the ...more

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a film adaptation of the 1986 non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scorsese. ...more

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Once Upon a Time in Mexico is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Once Upon a Time in Mexico Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes Once Upon a Time in Mexico is a 2003 American action film written, produced, edited, cinematographied, scored, and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the third and final film in Rodriguez's ...more

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Crank is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Crank Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam Crank is a 2006 American black comedy/action film written and directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor and starring Jason Statham, Amy Smart and Jose Pablo Cantillo. The plot centers on a ...more

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City of God is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
City of God Alice Braga, Seu Jorge, Matheus Nachtergaele City of God is a 2002 Brazilian crime drama film directed by Fernando Meirelles and co-directed by Kátia Lund, released in its home country in 2002 and worldwide in 2003. The story was ...more

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Bug is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Bug Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Harry Connick Bug is a 2006 American psychological horror film directed by William Friedkin. It stars Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon and Harry Connick, Jr.. The screenplay by Tracy Letts is based on his 1996 ...more

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Vanishing Point is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Vanishing Point Viggo Mortensen, Jason Priestley, Keith David Vanishing Point is a 1997 television remake of the 1971 cult film that aired on the Fox television network. The film stars Viggo Mortensen, Jason Priestley, Peta Wilson, Christine Elise and ...more

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In Bruges is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
In Bruges Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith In Bruges is a 2008 British-American crime-black comedy film written and directed by Martin McDonagh. The film stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson as two Irish hitmen in hiding, with Ralph ...more

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The Departed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
The Departed Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan. It is a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. The film stars Leonardo ...more

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Traffic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Traffic Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas Traffic is a 2000 American crime drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Stephen Gaghan. It explores the illegal drug trade from a number of perspectives: a user, an enforcer, a ...more

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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Scarface is a 1983 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone. A remake of the 1932 film of the same name, Scarface tells the story of Cuban refugee Tony ...more

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The Salton Sea is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
The Salton Sea Val Kilmer, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo The Salton Sea is a 2002 American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso, and starring Val Kilmer and Vincent D'Onofrio. Filming was done in Mecca, California and the Salton Sea.

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The Long Kiss Goodnight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
The Long Kiss Goodnight Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis, Brian Cox The Long Kiss Goodnight is a 1996 action film directed and produced by Renny Harlin, written and produced by Shane Black and starring Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson.

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The Bourne Identity is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
The Bourne Identity Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles The Bourne Identity is a 2002 American-German action spy film adaptation of Robert Ludlum's novel of the same name. It stars Matt Damon as Jason Bourne, a man suffering from extreme memory loss ...more

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Snakes on a Plane is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Snakes on a Plane Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Taylor Kitsch Snakes on a Plane is a 2006 American action thriller film directed by David R. Ellis and starring Samuel L. Jackson. It was released by New Line Cinema on August 18, 2006, in North America. The ...more

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Baby Driver is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Baby Driver Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James Baby Driver is a 2017 British-American action crime thriller film written and directed by Edgar Wright. A young talented getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) who works for different bank robbers gets ...more

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Kill Bill Volume 1 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Kill Bill Volume 1 Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino Kill Bill: Volume 1 is a 2003 American martial arts film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. the Bride, who swears revenge on a team of assassins and their leader Bill after they try to ...more

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Kill Bill Volume 2 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Kill Bill Volume 2 Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson Kill Bill Volume 2 is a 2004 martial arts action film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is the second of two volumes that were released several months apart. It was originally ...more

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American Gangster is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
American Gangster Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba American Gangster is a 2007 American biographical crime film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by Steven Zaillian. The film is based on the criminal career of Frank Lucas, a ...more

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Action Movies to Watch on Uppers
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke and Benicio del Toro as Dr. Gonzo. It was adapted ...more