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The Best Action Movies of 1995

Updated September 23, 2019 786 votes 69 voters 2.9k views50 items

List of the best 1995 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 1995, 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 is made up of movies like Braveheart and Heat. This isn't necessarily a list of all action movies from 1995, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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  • Judge Dredd1
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    Judge Dredd

    Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane

    Released1995

    Directed byDanny Cannon

    Judge Dredd is a 1995 American science fiction action film directed by Danny Cannon, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Die Hard with a Vengeance2
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    Die Hard with a Vengeance

    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn McTiernan

    This film is a 1995 American action film and the third in the film series. It was produced and... more on Wikipedia
  • GoldenEye3
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    GoldenEye

    Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen

    Released1995

    Directed byMartin Campbell

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  • Bad Boys4
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    Bad Boys

    Will Smith, Téa Leoni

    Released1995

    Directed byMichael Bay

    Bad Boys is a 1995 American action comedy film produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Dead Presidents5
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    Dead Presidents

    Martin Sheen, Terrence Howard

    Released1995

    Directed byAlbert Hughes, Allen Hughes

    This film is a 1995 American film written by Michael Henry Brown, also written, produced and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Rumble in the Bronx6
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    Rumble in the Bronx

    Jackie Chan, Anita Mui

    Released1995

    Directed byStanley Tong

    Rumble in the Bronx, is a 1995 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy film starring Jackie Chan... more on Wikipedia

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  • Waterworld7
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    Waterworld

    Kevin Costner, Jack Black

    Released1995

    Directed byKevin Costner, Kevin Reynolds

    Waterworld is a 1995 American post-apocalyptic science fiction action film directed by Kevin... more on Wikipedia

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  • Braveheart8
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    Braveheart

    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau

    Released1995

    Directed byMel Gibson

    Braveheart is a 1995 epic historical medieval war drama film directed by and starring Mel... more on Wikipedia

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  • Just Cause9
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    Just Cause

    Scarlett Johansson, Sean Connery

    Released1995

    Directed byArne Glimcher

    Just Cause is a 1995 suspense thriller film directed by Arne Glimcher and starring Sean... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: The Movie10
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    Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: The Movie

    Amy Jo Johnson, Jason David Frank

    Released1995

    Directed byBryan Spicer

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie is a 1995 American superhero film based on the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Hackers11
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    Hackers

    Angelina Jolie, Felicity Huffman

    Released1995

    Directed byIain Softley

    This film is a 1995 American science fiction thriller film directed by Iain Softley and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Johnny Mnemonic12
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    Johnny Mnemonic

    Keanu Reeves, Ice-T

    Released1995

    Directed byRobert Longo

    Johnny Mnemonic is a 1995 Canadian-American cyberpunk action thriller film directed by Robert... more on Wikipedia

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  • Assassins13
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    Assassins

    Sylvester Stallone, Julianne Moore

    Released1995

    Directed byRichard Donner

    Assassins is a 1995 American action thriller film directed and produced by Richard Donner,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Desperado14
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    Desperado

    Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino

    Released1995

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

    Desperado is a 1995 American action film written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez.... more on Wikipedia
  • Sudden Death15
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    Sudden Death

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Markus Näslund

    Released1995

    Directed byPeter Hyams

    Sudden Death is a 1995 American action film directed by Peter Hyams, and starring Jean-Claude... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Under Siege 2: Dark Territory16
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    Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

    Katherine Heigl, Steven Seagal

    Released1995

    Directed byGeoff Murphy

    Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is a 1995 American action film set on board a train traveling... more on Wikipedia
  • Batman Forever17
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    Batman Forever

    Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore

    Released1995

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Batman Forever is a 1995 American superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher and produced by... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Tuskegee Airmen18
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    The Tuskegee Airmen

    John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Released1995

    Directed byRobert Markowitz

    The Tuskegee Airmen is a 1995 HBO television movie based on the exploits of an actual... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Glass Shield19
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    The Glass Shield

    Ice Cube, Ice-T

    Released1994

    Directed byCharles Burnett

    The Glass Shield is a 1995 crime drama film starring Ice Cube, Michael Boatman and Lori Petty,... more on Wikipedia
  • Heat20
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    Heat

    Natalie Portman, Al Pacino

    Released1995

    Directed byMichael Mann

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  • Rob Roy21
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    Rob Roy

    Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange

    Released1995

    Directed byMichael Caton-Jones

    Rob Roy is a 1995 adventure film directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Liam Neeson stars as Rob Roy... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Quick and the Dead22
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    The Quick and the Dead

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone

    Released1995

    Directed bySam Raimi

    This film is a 1995 western film directed by Sam Raimi and starring Sharon Stone, Gene... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tank Girl23
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    Tank Girl

    Naomi Watts, Ice-T

    Released1995

    Directed byRachel Talalay

    Tank Girl is a 1995 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Rachel Talalay,... more on Wikipedia
  • Dead Man24
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    Dead Man

    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi

    Released1995

    Directed byJim Jarmusch

    This film is a 1995 American Western film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. It stars... more on Wikipedia

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  • Hathkadi25
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    Hathkadi

    Shilpa Shetty, Shakti Kapoor

    Released1995

    Directed byTatineni Rama Rao

    Hathkadi is a 1995 Bollywood action film directed by Rama Rao Tatineni starring Govinda,... more on Wikipedia