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List of the best 2006 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 2006, 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 300 and X-Men: The Last Stand include images when available. This isn't necessarily a list of all action movies from 2006, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom

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The Pink Panther Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin, Jason Statham

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Night at the Museum Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

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Zoom Courteney Cox, Kate Mara, Chevy Chase

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Blood Diamond Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen

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Children of Men is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action Movies of 2006
Children of Men Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

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Casino Royale Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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Superman Returns Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

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Rocky Balboa Sylvester Stallone, Milo Ventimiglia, Talia Shire

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The Wind That Shakes the Barley Cillian Murphy, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald

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Running Scared Paul Walker, Elizabeth Mitchell, Vera Farmiga

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Ice Age: The Meltdown Queen Latifah, Jay Leno, Ariel Winter

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Amy Adams, Will Ferrell, Sacha Baron Cohen

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300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Vin Diesel, Bow Wow, Amber West

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Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

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Miami Vice Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Naomie Harris

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Letters from Iwo Jima Ken Watanabe, Ryan Kelley, Kazunari Ninomiya

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Fearless Michelle Yeoh, Jet Li, Nathan Jones

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Déjà Vu Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

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Poseidon Emmy Rossum, Fergie, Kurt Russell

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The Sentinel Eva Longoria, Kim Basinger, Michael Douglas

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Flags of Our Fathers Paul Walker, Ryan Phillippe, Jamie Bell

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Crossover Wayne Brady, Anthony Mackie, Eva Marcille

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Mission: Impossible III Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan

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Rescue Dawn Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies

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The Covenant Chace Crawford, Jessica Lucas, Taylor Kitsch

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Snakes on a Plane Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Taylor Kitsch

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Undisputed II: Last Man Standing Michael Jai White, Scott Adkins, Ben Cross

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Ultraviolet Milla Jovovich, William Fichtner, Cameron Bright

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The Guardian Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, Sela Ward

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Smokin' Aces Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds

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Underworld: Evolution Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy

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Eragon Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich, Jeremy Irons

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Apocalypto Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras

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Big Momma's House 2 Kat Dennings, Chloë Grace Moretz, Martin Lawrence

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Crank Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam

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Curse of the Golden Flower Gong Li, Chow Yun-Fat, Jay Chou

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X-Men: The Last Stand Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Waist Deep Meagan Good, Jayceon Terrell Taylor, Tyrese Gibson

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Ultimate Avengers Olivia d'Abo, Grey DeLisle, Dee Bradley Baker

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Ultimate Avengers 2 Mark Hamill, Olivia d'Abo, Grey DeLisle

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Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu Kamal Haasan, Prakash Raj, Jyothika

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Firewall Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

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Dhoom 2 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Hrithik Roshan

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Varalaru Ajith Kumar, Asin, Manobala

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DOA: Dead or Alive Jaime Pressly, Kevin Nash, Sarah Carter

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Day Watch Jeanna Friske, Gosha Kutsenko, Aleksei Chadov

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Big Nothing Alice Eve, David Schwimmer, Simon Pegg

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Krrish Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Rekha