Action The Best Action/Adventure Movies of 2011  

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List of the best 2011 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 2011, 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.

Movies include everything from Captain America: The First Avenger to Thor. This isn't necessarily a list of all action movies from 2011, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Jason Statham, Donald Sutherland, Mini Andén

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Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender

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Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken, Linda Cardellini

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Kevin Nash, Patricia Velásquez, Richard Grieco

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Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

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Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan, Graham McTavish

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Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig

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Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce

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Milla Jovovich, Orlando Bloom, Christoph Waltz

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Tara Strong, Ty Olsson, Brian Drummond

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Julie McCullough, Patrick Labyorteaux, Brandon Slagle

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Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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Ajay Devgan, Anupam Kher, Dharmendra

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X: Night of Vengeance Viva Bianca, Hanna Mangan-Lawrence, Freya Tingley

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Kristanna Loken, Gabriel Macht, Robert Patrick

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Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner

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Tom Sizemore, Danny Trejo, Michael Clarke Duncan

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Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, David Morse

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Daniel Thorn, Elizabeth Diennet

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Ioan Gruffudd, Andrew Hansen, Richard Roxburgh

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Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler

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Christina Hendricks, Ed Asner, Linda Cardellini

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Exodus Fall Rosanna Arquette, Christopher Atkins, Dee Wallace

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Gillian Anderson, Rosamund Pike, Rowan Atkinson

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Sigourney Weaver, Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins

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Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Keith Richards

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Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

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Maggie Q, Lily Collins, Christopher Plummer

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Shruti Haasan, Brahmanandam, Siddharth

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Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster

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Jonah Hill, Sam Rockwell, Method Man

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Val Kilmer, 50 Cent, AnnaLynne McCord

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Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, Nick Swardson

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Thurgood Laurence Fishburne

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Matt Damon

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Kelly Hu, Nathan Fillion, Roddy Piper

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John Carney, Bill Duff, James Hiser

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Morgan Freeman, Rose McGowan, Rachel Nichols

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Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Angela Bassett

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Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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Aamir Khan, Imran Khan, Shenaz Treasury

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Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee, Ron Perlman - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Paz Vega, Michelle Lombardo, Janet McTeer

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Rebekah Brandes, Vincent Grashaw, Evan Glodell - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Saoirse Ronan

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Eliza Dushku, Bryan Cranston, Katee Sackhoff

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Rutger Hauer, Gregory Smith, Nick Bateman

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Dianna Agron, Teresa Palmer, Alex Pettyfer