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The Best Action Movies of 1993

Updated October 5, 2020 627 votes 44 voters 1.7k views50 items

List of the best 1993 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 1993, 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.

List movies include Jurassic Park, Tombstone and many more. This isn't necessarily a list of all action movies from 1993, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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  • 1
    Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Jurassic Park

    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Falling Down is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Falling Down

    Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas

    Released1993

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

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    True Romance is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    True Romance

    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer

    Released1993

    Directed byTony Scott

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    Hot Shots! Part Deux is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Hot Shots! Part Deux

    Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen

    Released1993

    Directed byJim Abrahams

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    Judgment Night is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Judgment Night

    Cuba Gooding Jr., Jeremy Piven

    Released1993

    Directed byStephen Hopkins

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    Cliffhanger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Cliffhanger

    Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow

    Released1993

    Directed byRenny Harlin

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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

    Corey Feldman, Vivian Wu

    Released1993

    Directed byStuart Gillard

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    RoboCop 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    RoboCop 3

    Eva LaRue, Jill Hennessy

    Released1993

    Directed byFred Dekker

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    The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    The Fugitive

    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford

    Released1993

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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    The Pelican Brief is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    The Pelican Brief

    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

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    Aspen Extreme is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Aspen Extreme

    David Boreanaz, Teri Polo

    Released1993

    Directed byPatrick Hasburgh

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    Surf Ninjas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Surf Ninjas

    Kelly Hu, Rob Schneider

    Released1993

    Directed byNeal Israel

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    Cop and a Half is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Cop and a Half

    Burt Reynolds, Maria Canals Barrera

    Released1993

    Directed byHenry Winkler

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    Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Super Mario Bros.

    Dennis Hopper, Bob Hoskins

    Released1993

    Directed byRocky Morton, Annabel Jankel

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    Last Action Hero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Last Action Hero

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tina Turner

    Released1993

    Directed byJohn McTiernan

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    Nowhere to Run is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Nowhere to Run

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette

    Released1993

    Directed byRobert Harmon

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    Hard Target is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Hard Target

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lance Henriksen

    Released1993

    Directed byJohn Woo

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    The Three Musketeers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    The Three Musketeers

    Charlie Sheen, Tim Curry

    Released1993

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  • 19
    Sniper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Sniper

    Tom Berenger, Billy Zane

    Released1993

    Directed byLuis Llosa

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    Demolition Man is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Demolition Man

    Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone

    Released1993

    Directed byMarco Brambilla

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  • 21
    Sonatine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Sonatine

    Beat Kitano, Susumu Terajima

    Released1993

    Directed byBeat Kitano

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    In the Line of Fire is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    In the Line of Fire

    Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich

    Released1993

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

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  • 23
    Gettysburg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Gettysburg

    Martin Sheen, Tom Berenger

    Released1993

    Directed byRonald F. Maxwell

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    Airborne is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    Airborne

    Jack Black, Seth Green

    Released1993

    Directed byRob Bowman

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    The Meteor Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Action Movies of 1993
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    The Meteor Man

    Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones

    Released1993

    Directed byRobert Townsend

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