Action The Best Action/Adventure Movies of 2012  

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List of the best 2012 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 2012, 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.
 
The list you're viewing has a variety of movies, like The Amazing Spider-Man and Underworld: Awakening, in it. This isn't necessarily a list of all action movies from 2012, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo

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Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore

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Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans

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Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li

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Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson

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Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong

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Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Colin Farrell

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Jason Statham, Anson Mount, Chris Sarandon

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Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth

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Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga

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Vanessa Hudgens, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine

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Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong

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Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner

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Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Ealy

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Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba

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Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver, Henry Cavill

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Daniela Ruah, Bryan Cranston, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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William Tell: The Legend Brendan Fraser, Til Schweiger

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Katrina Bowden, David Hasselhoff, Christopher Lloyd

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jamie Chung, Dania Ramirez

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Delete Jason Statham

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Katherine Heigl, Debbie Reynolds, Sherri Shepherd

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Super Cyclone Ming-Na Wen, Nicholas Turturro, Dylan Vox