The Best Action Movies of 2019  

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UPDATE: Check out the top action movies of 2020!

Action films dominate the big screen line up for 2019. With their fast-paced storylines, invigorating fight sequences, and heroic leads, great action movies consistently sell out at the box office and can even spawn franchises that last for decades. What are the best action films of 2019? The possibilities include superhero movies such as Captain Marvel, Shazam!, and Avengers: Endgame. Outside of the superhero genre, you have Hobbs & Shaw, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, and Men in Black: International. Your votes on this list will help determine the best action movies this year.

This list of 2019 action movies ranks the most awe-inspiring, thrilling, and entertaining action movies of the year. Which action movies of 2019 are your favorites? Which ones left you yawning? Vote up the best new action movies of 2019 below, and vote down any films you disliked. And when you're done, check out our list of new Hollywood movies.

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Sylvester Stallone, Adriana Barraza, Paz Vega
Rambo V: Last Blood is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Adrian Grunberg, and the fifth movie in the series. Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) travels to Mexico to save a friend's ...more
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Diego Boneta
Terminator: Dark Fate is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Tim Miller, and the sixth film in the Terminator series.
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Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Dave Franco
6 Underground is a 2019 American action film directed by Michael Bay. 6 billionaires (Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins, Ben Hardy) form a ...more
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Will Smith, Clive Owen, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Gemini Man is a 2019 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Ang Lee. Henry Brogen (Will Smith), an aging assassin seeking to exit his career finds himself going against a ...more
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Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais
Stuber is a 2019 American action-comedy directed by Michael Dowse. A mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) picks up a grizzled detective (Dave Bautista) who is hot on the trail ...more
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Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart
Jumanji: The Next Level is a 2019 American fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan and a sequel of the 2017 film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and the third installment in the ...more
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Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, Stephan James
21 Bridges is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Brian Kirk. An expertly trained NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) locks down the city of New York in order for him and the other ...more
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Scott Adkins, Donnie Yen, Kwok-Kwan Chan
Ip Man 4: The Finale is a 2019 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson Yip. Ip Man (Donnie Yen) arrives in San Francisco, United States where his student, Bruce Lee (Danny ...more
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Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans, Mandy Moore
Midway is a 2019 American historical action drama film directed by Roland Emmerich. The story of the battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the soldiers who fought it.
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Aaron Paul, Charles Baker
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is a 2019 drama film directed by Vince Gilligan, based on the television series Breaking Bad. Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) pursues freedom after escaping from his ...more
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Will Smith, Tom Holland, Ben Mendelsohn
Spies in Disguise is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated spy and buddy comedy film directed by Nick Bruno and Troy Quane.When an unexpected event puts the world in peril, Lance Sterling (Will ...more
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Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn
Harriet is a 2019 American biographical film directed by Kasi Lemmons, based on the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman. Harriet Tubman (Cynthia Erivo) escapes slavery and leads hundreds of ...more
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Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Mike Colter
Black and Blue is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Deon Taylor. Rookie cop, Alicia West (Naomie Harris) captures the murder of a drug dealer by corrupt cops on her bodycam and ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Kelsey Grammer, Zulay Henao
Grand Isle is a 2019 American action-thriller film directed by Stephen S. Campanelli. A young father is charged for murder and must prove his innocence through recalling a very twisted and dark ...more
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Bruce Willis, Michael Chiklis, Meadow Williams
10 Minutes Gone is a 2019 Canadian American mystery-thriller film directed by Brian A. Miller. A man loses 10 minutes of his memory after a bank heist goes wrong and must recover his memory to ...more
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Brian Presley, Treat Williams, Brad Leland
The Great Alaskan Race is a 2019 American action-adventure film directed by Brian Presley. Set during the 1925 great race of mercy, a group of mushers travels 700 miles to save the children of ...more
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Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska
Charlie's Angels is a 2019 action-adventure comedy film directed by Elizabeth Banks, based on the 1976 television series. A crime-fighting trio of beautiful women.
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Nicolas Cage, Famke Janssen, Kevin Durand
Primal is a 2019 American action film directed by Nick Powell. A big-game hunter is traveling back to the United States on a Greek shipping freighter along with an assassin who escapes and ...more
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Luke Bracey, Nina Dobrev, Crispin Glover
Lucky Day is a 2019 French-Canadian action-thriller film directed by Roger Avery. Red (Luke Bracey), a safe cracker who has just been released from prison, is trying to hold his family together ...more
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Chase Williamson, Jerry G. Angelo, Lauren Ashley Carter
Artik is a 2019 American horror action film directed by Tom Botchii Skowronski. A boy befriends a mysterious stranger who threatens to reveal his family's horrible secret.
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Scott Merritt added Sylvester Stallone, Dave Bautista, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson
Escape Plan: The Extractors is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by John Herzfeld, and the third installment in the Escape Plan film series. After security expert Ray Breslin ...more