Entertainment 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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Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal, Danielle Harris

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Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Dick Butkus

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Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ashley Johnson, Deborah Rennard

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Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson

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Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton, Alan Arkin

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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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Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Valeria Golino

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Kevin Nash, Frank Welker, David Warner

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Tia Carrere, Brandon Lee, Dolph Lundren

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Mickey Rourke, Kelly Hu, Tia Carrere

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Steven Seagal, Julianna Margulies, Gina Gershon

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6 7
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Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen, Renee O'Connor

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Christina Ricci, LL Cool J, Michael J. Fox

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Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Gregg Allman

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Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin, Bryan Brown
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Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen, Michael Ironside

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3 7
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Michael Keaton, Rene Russo, Benjamin Bratt

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Patricia Arquette, Corey Haim, Julius Harris

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Nicole Kidman, Bruce Willis, Dustin Hoffman