film The Most Unrealistic Action Films  

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List Rules Must be a movie with elements of unbelievability. Cannot be self aware. No sci-fi or fantasy films.

A list of the most unrealistic action films. The films on this list have done well for themselves because of their insane plots and odd universes. Each one of these movies has an element (or 12) that make it unrealistic in some manor, but which ones are the most unrealistic action movies of all time? Vote up which ones you think are the most unrealistic and vote down the ones that could still potentially be considered a realistic movie (yes we get it - action movies are inherently unrealistic, but some of these are just off the charts).

Each movie on this list was selected because they are considered some of the most unbelievable action movies ever made. When thinking of the most unrealistic action movie, one thinks of dramatic action sequences, gore, guns, and explosions.

The movies on this list are separated by a fine line of good and bad. When one of these movies is good, most of the unbelievable things that happen are usually looked past because they are justified by the film. When one of them is bad, it is really bad. Each over the top action sequence is frowned upon and it takes you out of the experience of watching the movie.

The universes that these movies exist in are ones where nearly anything is possible. Reality is not something these movies aim to achieve. So long as the story is told, and the explosions are big. anything goes in this list of the most unrealistic, unbelievable, and over the top action movies.

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Face/Off John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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Speed Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

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2012 Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton

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Charlie's Angels Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu

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Broken Arrow John Travolta, Christian Slater, Howie Long

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The A-Team Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson

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Con Air Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi

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White House Down Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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Commando Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alyssa Milano, Bill Paxton

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Taken 3 Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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The Expendables Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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Executive Decision Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, Kurt Russell

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Crank Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam

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The Rock Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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Kill Bill Volume 2 Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson

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Mission: Impossible II Tom Cruise, Anthony Hopkins, Thandie Newton

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The Core Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci, Aaron Eckhart

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Law Abiding Citizen Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Viola Davis

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Shaolin Soccer Stephen Chow, Zhao Wei, Cecilia Cheung

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Wanted Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, James McAvoy

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Point Break Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

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Under Siege Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey

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Air Force One Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Pacifier Whoopi Goldberg, Vin Diesel, Lauren Graham

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Red Dawn Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson

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Live Free or Die Hard Bruce Willis, Maggie Q, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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Tango & Cash Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher, Kurt Russell

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The Town Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm

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The Day After Tomorrow Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid

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Smokin' Aces Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds

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Rambo: First Blood Part II Sylvester Stallone, Charles Napier, Richard Crenna

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Sudden Death Jean-Claude Van Damme, Markus Näslund, Luc Robitaille

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Turbulence Ray Liotta, Brendan Gleeson, Lauren Holly

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Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever Lucy Liu, Antonio Banderas, Jet Li

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Hard Boiled Chow Yun-Fat, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Philip Kwok

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Desperado Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi

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Gamer Gerard Butler, Ludacris, Michael C. Hall

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Death Race Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez

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The Transporter Jason Statham, Shu Qi, François Berléand

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Ip Man Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan

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Shoot 'Em Up Monica Bellucci, Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti

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Ninja Assassin Naomie Harris, Rain, Lee Joon

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The Substitute Tom Berenger, Marc Anthony, Luis Guzmán

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Machete Kills Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sofía Vergara

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Bad Boys II Megan Fox, Will Smith, Dan Marino

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Assassins Sylvester Stallone, Julianne Moore, Antonio Banderas