Action The Best Action Movies of 1991  

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List of the best 1991 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 1991, 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 many different movies, including Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Point Break. This isn't necessarily a list of all action movies from 1991, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

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Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Dick Butkus

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal, Danielle Harris

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Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson

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Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

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Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton, Alan Arkin

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ashley Johnson, Deborah Rennard

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Kevin Nash, Frank Welker, David Warner

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Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Valeria Golino

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Cory Everson, Julie Strain

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Sean Astin, Louis Gossett, Jr.

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Mickey Rourke, Kelly Hu, Tia Carrere

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Tia Carrere, Brandon Lee, Dolph Lundren

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Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen, Renee O'Connor

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Steven Seagal, Julianna Margulies, Gina Gershon

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Christina Ricci, LL Cool J, Michael J. Fox

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Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen, Michael Ironside

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Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin, Bryan Brown Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Gregg Allman

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Michael Keaton, Rene Russo, Benjamin Bratt

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It's a Wonderful Leaf Jim Cummings, Dana Hill, Tino Insana

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Jet Li, Michelle Reis, Chin Ka-lok

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Rajinikanth, Mammootty, Amrish Puri

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Mammootty, Kiran Kumar, Urvashi

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Patricia Arquette, Corey Haim, Julius Harris

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Cindy Williams, Chelan Simmons, Glenn Shadix

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Philip Kwok, Yukari Oshima, Louis Fan

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Corey Haim, Cynthia Rothrock, Marcia Strassman

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Rajinikanth, Sanjay Dutt, Shakti Kapoor

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Jackie Chan, Aldo Sambrell, Ken Lo

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Nicole Kidman, Bruce Willis, Dustin Hoffman

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Patrick Dempsey, Christian Slater, Michael Gambon

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Bruce Willis, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn

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Nick Cassavetes, Eric Douglas, Mark Ivanir

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Bill Weeden, Brick Bronsky, Rick Gianasi

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Willem Dafoe, David Schwimmer, Danny Glover

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Kathleen Turner, Charles Durning, Wayne Knight

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Naomi Campbell, Vanilla Ice, Kathryn Morris

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Kari W├╝hrer, James Avery, Marc Singer

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Forest Whitaker, Danny Glover, Robin Givens

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Madhuri Dixit, Nana Patekar, Dimple Kapadia

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Mark Hamill, Vivian Wu, Jimmie Walker

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Rajinikanth, Sridevi, Dharmendra

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David Caruso, Stacy Keach, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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Michael Wayne, Stephen Quadros, David Parry

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R. Sarathkumar, Ramya Krishnan, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi

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Helen Hunt, Barbara Crampton, Martine Beswick