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List of the best 2008 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 2008, 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 The Dark Knight, Iron Man and many additional movies as well. This isn't necessarily a list of all action movies from 2008, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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The Incredible Hulk Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton

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Iron Man Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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Pineapple Express Amber Heard, James Franco, Seth Rogen

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In Bruges Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Cate Blanchett, Harrison Ford, Shia LaBeouf

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Cloverfield Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas

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Kung Fu Panda Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

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Death Race Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez

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Rambo Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Graham McTavish

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Jumper Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson

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Get Smart Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Bill Murray

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Taken Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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Tropic Thunder Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr.

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Hancock Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Jason Bateman

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Speed Racer Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alec Baldwin, Fergie, Chris Rock

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army John Hurt, Seth MacFarlane, Jimmy Kimmel

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Ip Man Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan

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Wanted Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, James McAvoy

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You Don't Mess with the Zohan Mariah Carey, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock

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Ong Bak 2: The Beginning Tatchakorn Yeerum, Mum Jokmok, Sorapong Chatree

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Body of Lies Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

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Traitor Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Jeff Daniels

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Bronson Tom Hardy, Amanda Burton, James Lance

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Quantum of Solace Gemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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Never Back Down Amber Heard, Djimon Hounsou, Evan Peters

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Righteous Kill Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, 50 Cent

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The Spirit Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Samuel L. Jackson

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Max Manus: Man of War Ron Donachie, Aksel Hennie, Kjersti Holmen

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Defiance Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Mia Wasikowska - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Red Cliff Zhao Wei, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Takeshi Kaneshiro

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Outlander John Hurt, Jim Caviezel, Ron Perlman

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RocknRolla Gemma Arterton, Gerard Butler, Tom Hardy

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The Bank Job Mick Jagger, Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows

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Redbelt Tim Allen, Jennifer Grey, Chiwetel Ejiofor

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Starship Troopers 3: Marauder Jolene Blalock, Catherine Oxenberg, Boris Kodjoe

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Max Payne Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Olga Kurylenko

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The Brothers Bloom Rachel Weisz, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mark Ruffalo

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What Doesn't Kill You Amanda Peet, Mark Ruffalo, Ethan Hawke

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Disaster Movie Kim Kardashian, Carmen Electra, Vanessa Lachey

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Colin Rami Hilmi, Clare-Louise English, Dominic Burgess

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Batman: Gotham Knight David McCallum, Parminder Nagra, Ana Ortiz

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Doomsday Rhona Mitra, Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins

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Vantage Point Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Dennis Quaid

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Punisher: War Zone Julie Benz, Ray Stevenson, Dominic West

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The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

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The Forbidden Kingdom Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano

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The Chaser Kim Yoo-jung, Ha Jung-woo, In-gi Jeong

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10,000 BC Camilla Belle, Omar Sharif, Cliff Curtis