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90s The Best Action Movies of 1990  

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List of the best 1990 action movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. These movies give you car crashes, explosions, gun fights and everything else you could hope for in a good action flick. These are all the action movies that defined the year 1990, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different movies, including Total Recall and The Hunt for Red October. This isn't necessarily a list of all action movies from 1990, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Total Recall Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside

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Darkman Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Bruce Campbell

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Die Hard 2 Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Dennis Franz

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The Hunt for Red October Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry

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Tremors Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire, Fred Ward

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Kindergarten Cop Arnold Schwarzenegger, Odette Annable, Angela Bassett

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Brain Dead Bill Paxton, George Kennedy, Bill Pullman

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RoboCop 2 Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons, Nancy Allen

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Navy SEALs Charlie Sheen, Bill Paxton, Dennis Haysbert

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King of New York Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne

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Predator 2 Gary Busey, Bill Paxton, Danny Glover

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Days of Thunder Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

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Young Guns II Viggo Mortensen, Kiefer Sutherland, Christian Slater

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Nikita Jean Reno, Jeanne Moreau, Anne Parillaud

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Death Warrant Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dean Martin, Cynthia Gibb

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Flashback Kiefer Sutherland, Dennis Hopper, Carol Kane

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Robot Jox Jeffrey Combs, Anne-Marie Johnson, Gary Graham

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Men at Work Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Keith David

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Marked for Death Steven Seagal, Danielle Harris, Keith David

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Narrow Margin Gene Hackman, Anne Archer, M. Emmet Walsh

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Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection Chuck Norris, Mark Margolis, Richard Jaeckel

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The Rookie Charlie Sheen, Clint Eastwood, Lara Flynn Boyle

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Blind Fury Rutger Hauer, Terry O'Quinn, Randall "Tex" Cobb

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Rocky V Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Dolph Lundren

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Ski Patrol George Lopez, Martin Mull, Leslie Jordan

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Bird on a Wire Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine

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Samrajyam Mammootty, Madhu, Srividya

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Lal Salam Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Nedumudi Venu

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Athisaya Piravi Rajinikanth, Madhavi, Bharath Gopi

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Blue Steel Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Sizemore, Richard Jenkins

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Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari Sridevi, Amrish Puri, Brahmanandam

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Hard to Kill Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler

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Loose Cannons Dan Aykroyd, Gene Hackman, Nancy Travis

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Dragon Ball Z: Bardock – The Father of Goku Jōji Yanami, Shô Hayami, Masako Nozawa

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Dick Tracy Madonna, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman

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Opportunity Knocks Dana Carvey, Robert Loggia, Milo O'Shea

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Heat Wave James Earl Jones, Charlie Korsmo, David Strathairn

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Agneepath Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi

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Class of 1999 II: The Substitute Malcolm McDowell, Pam Grier, Stacy Keach

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Air America Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis

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White Hunter, Black Heart Clint Eastwood, Timothy Spall, Marisa Berenson

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Another 48 Hrs. Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Tisha Campbell-Martin

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Baaghi: A Rebel for Love Salman Khan, Shakti Kapoor, Kiran Kumar

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Bullet in the Head Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Simon Yam, Jacky Cheung Hok-yau

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Ghosts Can't Do It Donald Trump, Bo Derek, Julie Newmar

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I Love You to Death Heather Graham, Keanu Reeves, Kevin Kline

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Swordsman Jacky Cheung Hok-yau, Sam Hui, Sharla Cheung

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Downtown Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano

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Hum Se Na Takrana Mithun Chakraborty, Dharmendra, Aruna Irani

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Captain America Ned Beatty, Darren McGavin, Francesca Neri