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Action fanatics, it's time to rank the best action movies of this year. Featuring superhero movies, shoot-em-ups, and action comedies, 2017 action movies have thrilled audiences with explosions, fight scenes, and car chases. What is the best action movie of 2017? 

While Keanu Reeves (John Wick: Chapter 2) and Hugh Jackman (Logan) returned for their solo action sequels, stars collided for ensemble action movies The Fate of the Furious, Baby Driver, and Spider-Man: Homecoming. Other great 2017 action films include Wonder Woman, War for the Planet of the Apes, Baby Driver, and Dunkirk.

Vote up the best action movies of 2017 and feel free to add any missing 2017 action movies missing from the list. 

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John Wick: Chapter 2 Keanu Reeves, Common, Laurence Fishburne John Wick: Chapter 2 is a 2017 action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad. It is a sequel to the 2014 film John Wick. Legendary hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) ...more

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Logan Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant Logan is a 2017 American superhero drama film featuring the Marvel Comics character Wolverine. It is the 10th installment in the X-Men film series and the third and final Wolverine solo film ...more

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family ...more

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Baby Driver Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Jamie Foxx Baby Driver is a 2017 British-American action crime thriller film written and directed by Edgar Wright. A young talented getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) who works for different bank robbers gets ...more

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. Peter Parker (Tom Holland) balances his life as an ordinary high school ...more

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Dunkirk Fionn Whitehead, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy Dunkirk is a 2017 British-American epic action thriller written, co-produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. During the early stages of World War II, Allied soldiers from Britain, Belgium, ...more

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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen Wonder Woman is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Patty Jenkins, based on the DC Comics character. When a pilot (Chris Pine) crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana ...more

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War for the Planet of the Apes Andy Serkis, Gabriel Chavarria, Woody Harrelson War for the Planet of the Apes is a 2017 science fiction film directed by Matt Reeves. Following the events of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), Caesar (Andy Serkis) and the apes are ...more

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Thor: Ragnarok Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Taika Waititi. Four years after the events of Thor: The Dark World, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must win a gladiatorial duel against an ...more

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle Taron Egerton, Julianne Moore, Mark Strong Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a 2017 British-American spy action comedy film directed by Matthew Vaughn, and is the sequel to 2014 film Kingsman: The Secret Service. Eggsy (Taron Egerton), ...more

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Kong: Skull Island Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman Kong: Skull Island is a 2017 American monster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. The film is a reboot of the King Kong franchise and will serve as the second film in Legendary's Godzilla–Kong ...more

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Atomic Blonde Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman Atomic Blonde is a 2017 American action spy thriller film directed by David Leitch and written by Kurt Johnstad. It is based on Antony Johnston's 2012 graphic novel The Coldest City, which ...more

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The Fate of the Furious Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham The Fate of the Furious is a 2017 American-Chinese action film directed by F. Gary Gray, and the eighth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. When a mysterious woman (Charlize ...more

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is a 2017 Australian-American epic adventure drama film directed by Guy Ritchie. The young Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) runs the back passages of Londinium with his ...more

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Tell No Tales Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is a 2017 fantasy swashbuckler film, and the fifth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is ...more

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Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson. Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey (Daisy Ridley) joins ...more

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The Great Wall Andy Lau, Matt Damon, Willem Dafoe The Great Wall is a 2016 epic historical fiction action-adventure monster film directed by Zhang Yimou. During the Song dynasty, a few miles north of the Great Wall, William (Matt Damon), Tovar ...more

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The Foreigner Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Charlie Murphy The Foreigner is a 2017 Chinese-British action thriller film directed by Martin Campbell, based on the 1992 novel The Chinaman by Stephen Leather. A humble businessman (Jackie Chan) with a ...more

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American Assassin Dylan O'Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan American Assassin is an action thriller film directed by Michael Cuesta and written by Stephen Schiff, Michael Finch, Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz, based on Vince Flynn's 2010 novel of ...more

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Justice League Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams Justice League is a 2017 American superhero film based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the fifth installment in the DC Extended ...more

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Transformers: The Last Knight Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Josh Duhamel Transformers: The Last Knight is a 2017 American science fiction-action film based on the Transformers toy line. It is the fifth installment of the live-action Transformers film series and a ...more

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The Mummy Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis The Mummy is a 2017 American action-adventure horror film directed by Alex Kurtzman. It is a reboot of The Mummy franchise and the first installment in the Universal Monsters shared universe. ...more

The Best Animated Movies of 2017

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Bright Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace Bright is a 2017 American urban fantasy action crime film directed by David Ayer. In an alternate present where humans and fantasy creatures have co-existed since the beginning of time, human ...more

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is a 2016 3D science fiction action horror film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. It is the sequel to Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) and the sixth ...more

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Power Rangers Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler Power Rangers is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Dean Israelite, based on the Saban franchise. A group of high school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their ...more

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (Valérian et la Cité des mille planètes in French) is a 2017 French science fiction action film produced, written and directed by ...more

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Underworld: Blood Wars Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Tobias Menzies Underworld: Blood Wars is a 2016 action horror film directed by Anna Foerster. It is the fifth installment in the Underworld franchise. Vampire death dealer Selene (Kate Beckinsale) continues ...more

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CHiPs Dax Shepard, Michael Peña, Vincent D'Onofrio CHiPs is a 2017 action comedy buddy cop film written and directed by Dax Shepard, based on the 1970s television series of the same name. Two middle-aged LA motorcycle cops, Officer Jon Baker ...more

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Ghost in the Shell Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, Michael Pitt Ghost in the Shell is a 2017 science fiction action film directed by Rupert Sanders, based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. Cyborg counter-cyberterrorist field ...more

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xXx: The Return of Xander Cage Vin Diesel, Samuel L. Jackson, Donnie Yen xXx: Return of Xander Cage is a 2017 American action film directed by D. J. Caruso. Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, ...more

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Free Fire Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer Free Fire is a 2016 British action-comedy film directed by Ben Wheatley. Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.

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Baywatch Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario Baywatch is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, based on the television series of the same name. Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) is the no-nonsense leader of an elite ...more

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Mayhem Steven Yeun, Samara Weaving, Steven Brand Mayhem is a 2017 American action horror comedy film directed by Joe Lynch. A virus spreads through an office complex causing white collar workers to act out their worst impulses.

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Sleepless Jamie Foxx, T.I., Michelle Monaghan Sleepless is a 2017 American action thriller film directed by Baran bo Odar, written by Andrea Berloff. A Las Vegas police detective (Jamie Foxx) with a connection to the criminal underground ...more