films The Funniest Action Parody Movies  

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List Rules Vote up the funniest comedies that most expertly spoof the traditional action genre movie.

The funniest action spoofs combine big explosions with even bigger laughs. The top action parody movies find the funny in the ridiculousness of the action film genre and its stereotypical scenarios. This is a list of the greatest funny action parodies, including everything from Shaun of the Dead to Airplane! to Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.

What films will you find on this list of the best action spoof movies? Tropic Thunder follows a group of actors who find themselves in real danger while filming a war movie. Ben Stiller co-wrote, directed, and starred in this 2008 comedy, which also stars Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Steve Coogan, and more. This Is the End is another hilarious, star-filled movie that pokes fun at the action genre. Action spoof master Simon Pegg took on police mysteries with his 2007 movie Hot Fuzz. Other good films featured on this list include Galaxy Quest, Johnny English, and A Million Ways to Die in the West.

It's up to you to decide which of these spoofs deserves the top spot on the list. Vote your picks up to number one, and please add any great comedies that are missing.

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The Naked Gun: From the Files ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
The Naked Gun: From The Files Of Police Squad! O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Reggie Jackson

The Best PG Action Movies The Very Best Mila Kunis Movies

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Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Shaun Of The Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Airplane! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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Hot Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Hot Fuzz Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

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Tropic Thunder is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Tropic Thunder Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr.

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The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell Of Fear O. J. Simpson, Leslie Nielsen, Zsa Zsa Gábor

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Austin Powers: International M... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

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MacGruber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
MacGruber Val Kilmer, Kristen Wiig, Chris Jericho (Fozzy)*

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This Is the End is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
This Is The End Emma Watson, James Franco, Channing Tatum

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Hot Shots! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Hot Shots! Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino

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Loaded Weapon 1 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Loaded Weapon 1 Charlie Sheen, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Sha... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham, Will Ferrell

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Hot Shots! Part Deux is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Hot Shots! Part Deux Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Rowan Atkinson

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Galaxy Quest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Galaxy Quest Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen

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Austin Powers: Goldmember is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Austin Powers: Goldmember Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise

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Spy Hard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Spy Hard Hulk Hogan, Ray Charles, Nicollette Sheridan

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Wrongfully Accused is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Wrongfully Accused Kelly LeBrock, Leslie Nielsen, Sandra Bernhard

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Superhero Movie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Superhero Movie Pamela Anderson, Lil' Kim, Kevin Hart

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A Million Ways to Die in the W... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
A Million Ways To Die In The West Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Sarah Silverman

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Johnny English is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Action Parody Movies
Johnny English John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia, Rowan Atkinson