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The Most Action-Packed Movies Of 2020

Updated December 21, 2020 669 votes 90 voters 3.3k views54 items

Year after year, action movies tend to dominate the box office and this year is no different. The best 2020 aciton movies deliver thrills at a rapid pace and even mix in a little comedy here and there. Some  of the most anticipated action movies this year include Bad Boys for Life, Wonder Woman 1984, and No Time to Die. But which of these 2020 action films is the best of the year? You get to help decide with your votes. The best part is that you can vote for more than just one action flick.

This list of 2020 action movies ranks the most exciting, thrilling, and spectacular action movies of the year. Which action movies of 2020 are your favorites? Which ones left you yawning? Vote up the best new action movies of 2020 below. Also be sure to check back as more upcoming 2020 action movies are released.

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  • Extraction1
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    5

    Extraction

    Chris Hemsworth, David Harbour

    Directed bySam Hargrave

    Extraction (a.k.a. Out of the Fire) is a 2020 American action thriller film directed by Sam... more on Wikipedia
  • Bad Boys for Life2
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    17

    Bad Boys for Life

    Martin Lawrence, Will Smith

    Directed byAdil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah

    Bad Boys for Life is a 2020 is an action crime comedy film directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall... more on Wikipedia
  • Spenser Confidential3
    27
    11

    Spenser Confidential

    Mark Wahlberg, Colleen Camp

    Directed byPeter Berg

    Spenser Confidential is a 2020 American mystery film directed by Peter Berg, based on the... more on Wikipedia
  • The Old Guard4
    22
    8

    The Old Guard

    Charlize Theron, Harry Melling

    Directed byGina Prince-Bythewood

    The Old Guard is a 2020 American action film directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, based on the... more on Wikipedia
  • The Gentlemen5
    22
    10

    The Gentlemen

    Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    The Gentlemen (a.k.a. Toff Guys and Bush) is a 2020 American crime comedy film directed by Guy... more on Wikipedia
  • The Hunt6
    22
    11

    The Hunt

    Ike Barinholtz, Betty Gilpin

    Directed byCraig Zobel

    The Hunt is a 2020 American action horror film directed by Craig Zobel. Twelve strangers wake... more on Wikipedia
  • Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)7
    21
    15

    Directed byCathy Yan

    Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is a 2020 superhero film... more on Wikipedia
  • Tenet8
    11
    2

    Tenet

    John David Washington, Robert Pattinson

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Tenet is a 2020 action thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan. A secret agent (John David... more on Wikipedia
  • Robert the Bruce9
    11
    2

    Robert the Bruce

    Angus Macfadyen, Jared Harris

    Directed byRichard Gray

    Robert the Bruce is a 2019 American historical drama film directed by Richard Gray. As his... more on Wikipedia
  • Project Power10
    10
    1

    Project Power

    Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Directed byHenry Joost, Ariel Schulman

    Project Power is a 2020 American superhero film directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost. A... more on Wikipedia
  • Sonic the Hedgehog11
    18
    14

    Sonic the Hedgehog

    James Marsden, Ben Schwartz

    Directed byJeff Fowler

    Sonic the Hedgehog is a 2020 American live-action animated science fantasy action adventure... more on Wikipedia
  • Coffee and Kareem12
    10
    4

    Coffee and Kareem

    Betty Gilpin, Taraji P. Henson

    Directed byMichael Dowse

    Coffee & Kareem is a 2020 American comedy film directed by Michael Dowse.
  • Bloodshot13
    17
    14

    Bloodshot

    Vin Diesel, Sam Heughan

    Directed byDave Wilson

    Bloodshot is a 2020 American superhero film directed by Dave Wilson, based on the Valiant... more on Wikipedia
  • Guns Akimbo14
    8
    2

    Guns Akimbo

    Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving

    Directed byJason Lei Howden

    Guns Akimbo is a 2020 action comedy film directed by Jason Lei Howden. Miles (Daniel... more on Wikipedia
  • Disturbing The Peace15
    8
    2

    Disturbing The Peace

    Guy Pearce, Barbi Blank

    Directed byYork Alec Shackleton

    Disturbing The Peace is a 2020 American action film directed by York Alec Shackleton. A small... more on Wikipedia
  • Get Duked!16
    7
    1

    Get Duked!

    Eddie Izzard, Kate Dickie

    Directed byNinian Doff

    Get Duked! is a 2020 British black comedy film directed by Ninian Doff. Four students are... more on Wikipedia
  • Bacurau17
    8
    4

    Bacurau

    Sônia Braga, Udo Kier

    Directed byKleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles

    Bacurau is a 2020 Brazilian weird western film directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano... more on Wikipedia
  • The Rhythm Section18
    11
    8

    The Rhythm Section

    Blake Lively, Jude Law

    Directed byReed Morano

    The Rhythm Section is a 2020 British-American action thriller film directed by Reed Morano,... more on Wikipedia
  • VFW19
    8
    5

    VFW

    Stephen Lang, Sierra McCormick

    Directed byJoe Begos

    VFW is a 2020 American action horror film directed by Joe Begos. A group of war veterans must... more on Wikipedia
  • Mulan20
    10
    8

    Mulan

    Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen

    Directed byNiki Caro

    Mulan is a 2020 drama adventure film directed by Niki Caro, based on the Chinese legend. A... more on Wikipedia
  • Love and Monsters21
    5
    2

    Love and Monsters

    Dylan O'Brien, Jessica Henwick

    Directed byMichael Matthews

    Love and Monsters is a 2020 American post-apocalyptic action film directed by Michael... more on Wikipedia
  • The New Mutants22
    7
    5

    The New Mutants

    Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams

    Directed byJosh Boone

    The New Mutants is a 2020 American horror film directed by Josh Boone. Based on the Marvel... more on Wikipedia
  • My Spy23
    10
    10

    My Spy

    Dave Bautista, Ken Jeong

    Directed byPeter Segal

    My Spy is a 2020 American action comedy film directed by Peter Segal. A hardened CIA operative... more on Wikipedia
  • Peninsula24
    4
    2

    Peninsula

    Dong-Won Gang, Jung-hyun Lee

    Directed byYeon Sang-ho

    Peninsula is a 2020 South Korean action horror film directed by Yeon Sang-ho and a stand alone... more on Wikipedia
  • The Ride25
    4
    1

    The Ride

    Shane Graham, Ludacris

    Directed byAlex Ranarivelo

    The Ride is a 2018 sports movie directed by Alex Ranarivelo. A BMX champion overcomes his... more on Wikipedia