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List of the best 2004 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 2004, 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.

These movies, like The Incredibles and Spider-Man 2 include images when available. This isn't necessarily a list of all action movies from 2004, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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The Bourne Supremacy Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan

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The Incredibles Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

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Spider-Man 2 Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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Ocean's Twelve Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

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Kill Bill Volume 2 Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson

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Team America: World Police Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Maurice LaMarche

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Dawn of the Dead Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers

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National Treasure Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

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Starsky & Hutch Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra, Will Ferrell

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The Punisher John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

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Hellboy John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman

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Troy Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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I, Robot Will Smith, Shia LaBeouf, Bridget Moynahan

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Never Die Alone DMX, Aisha Tyler, David Arquette

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Walking Tall Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders, Ashley Scott

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Van Helsing Kate Beckinsale, Hugh Jackman, Josie Maran

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Friday Night Lights Amber Heard, Connie Britton, Tim McGraw

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Resident Evil: Apocalypse Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Sienna Guillory

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Flight of the Phoenix Hugh Laurie, Jared Padalecki, Dennis Quaid

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The Chronicles of Riddick Vin Diesel, Judi Dench, Thandie Newton

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The Day After Tomorrow Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid

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Spartan Kristen Bell, Val Kilmer, William H. Macy

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Kung Fu Hustle Stephen Chow, Yuen Wah, Huang Shengyi

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Alien vs. Predator Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Tommy Flanagan

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Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alicia Silverstone, Seth Green

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Torque Ice Cube, Christina Milian, Jaime Pressly

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District 13 Dany Verissimo, Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle

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Taxi Gisele, Queen Latifah, Ann-Margret

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Howl's Moving Castle Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura

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Ghilli Vijay, Trisha, Prakash Raj

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The Whole Ten Yards Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet

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A World Without Thieves Li Bingbing, Andy Lau, Gordon Lam

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Dhoom Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham, Rimi Sen

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New Police Story Jackie Chan, Nicholas Tse, Daniel Wu

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Mindhunters Val Kilmer, LL Cool J, Christian Slater

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The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury Vin Diesel, Keith David, Dwight Schultz

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Appleseed Koyasu Taketo, Toshiyuki Morikawa, Yuki Matsuoka

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The Alamo Emily Deschanel, Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid

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Unstoppable Wesley Snipes, Mark Sheppard, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

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Frankenfish K. D. Aubert, China Chow, Mark Boone Junior

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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law

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Catwoman Halle Berry, Sharon Stone, Missy Peregrym

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House of Flying Daggers Zhang Ziyi, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro

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Around the World in 80 Days Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q, Jackie Chan

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Alexander Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Colin Farrell

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Bullet Boy Ashley Walters, Des Hamilton, Louise Delamere

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Ladder 49 John Travolta, Joaquin Phoenix, Martin O'Malley

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Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation Kelly Carlson, Sandrine Holt, Brenda Strong

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King Arthur Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Ray Winstone

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Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid Salli Richardson, KaDee Strickland, Morris Chestnut