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Yippee ki-yay, here are the best action movie series. Featuring martial arts movies, action comedies, spy thrillers, and more, the most popular action series are also some of the greatest action movies of all time. What are the best action film series? 

You can't rank the best action movie franchises without the Die Hard movies and the Mission: Impossible trilogy. Other good action film franchises include the Rush Hour trilogy, the Bourne movies, and The Matrix series. 

Vote up the best action film franchises. Feel free to add any action movies series missing from the list.

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The Terminator Franchise is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
The Terminator Franchise

The Terminator (1984)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Terminator Genisys (2015)

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Die Hard Franchise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Die Hard Franchise

Die Hard (1988)
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)

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John Wick Franchise is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
95hvj added John Wick Franchise

John Wick (2014)
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

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James Bond Franchise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
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Indiana Jones Franchise is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Indiana Jones Franchise

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

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Lethal Weapon Franchise is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Lethal Weapon Franchise

Lethal Weapon (1987)
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

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Bourne Franchise is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Bourne Franchise

The Bourne Identity (2002)
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Jason Bourne (2016)

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John Wick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
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Rambo Franchise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Rambo Franchise

First Blood (1982)
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Rambo III (1988)
Rambo (2008)

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Mission: Impossible Franchise is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Mission: Impossible Franchise

Mission: Impossible (1996)
Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)
Mission: Impossible 6 (2018)

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Predator Franchise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Predator Franchise

Predator (1987)
Predator 2 (1990)
Predators (2010)
The Predator (2018)

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Mad Max Franchise is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Mad Max Franchise

Mad Max (1979)
Mad Max 2 (1981)
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

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The Matrix Franchise is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
The Matrix Franchise

The Matrix (1999)
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

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Fast and the Furious Franchise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Fast and the Furious Franchise

The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Fast 2 Furious (2003)
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
Fast & Furious (2009)
Fast Five (2011)
Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Furious 7 (2015)
The Fate of the Furious (2017)

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X-Men Franchise is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
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X-Men (2000)
X2 (2003)
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
X-Men: First Class (2011)
The Wolverine (2013)
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Logan (2017)

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Men in Black Franchise is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Men in Black Franchise

Men in Black (1997)
Men in Black II (2002)
Men in Black 3 (2012)

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Alien Franchise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Alien Franchise

Alien (1979)
Aliens (1986)
Alien 3 (1992)
Alien Resurrection (1997)
Prometheus (2012)
Alien: Covenant (2017)
Alien: Covenant 2 (2019)

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Rush Hour Franchise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Rush Hour Franchise

Rush Hour (1998)
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Rush Hour (2016)

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Taken Franchise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Taken Franchise

Taken (2008)
Taken 2 (2012)
Taken 3 (2015)

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Underworld Franchise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Underworld Franchise

Underworld (2003)
Underworld: Evolution (2006)
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
Underworld: Awakening (2012)
Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)

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Beverly Hills Cop Franchise is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Beverly Hills Cop Franchise

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

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The Mummy Franchise is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
The Mummy Franchise

The Mummy (1999)
The Mummy Returns (2001)
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

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The Hunger Games Franchise is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
The Hunger Games Franchise

The Hunger Games (2012)
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015)

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Resident Evil Franchise is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Resident Evil Franchise

Resident Evil (2002)
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

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Jack Ryan Franchise is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Jack Ryan Franchise

The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Patriot Games (1992)
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

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Transformers Franchise is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Transformers Franchise

Transformers (2007)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Bumblebee (2018)

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Spy Kids Franchise is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The All-Round Greatest Action Film Franchises, Ranked
Spy Kids Franchise

Spy Kids (2001)
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011)