There will never, ever be a shortage of action films. If the film industry has a "bread and butter," it is the action movie. Superhero movies, sci-fi movies, cop movies, martial arts movies, heist movies... the list goes on seemingly forever. While everyone has their favorite uber-successful and beloved action movie, some action films have been overlooked by audiences as time has worn on. Specifically, there are plenty of films from the 2000s that deserve another look by movie aficionados.
The turn of the century provided filmmakers with more technology and wild ideas than ever before without the overreliance on CGI that has pervaded the industry of today. Put on those rose-tinted glasses and get ready for some re-evaluating as we run through some of the most underrated action flicks of the 2000s.