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How many movies with action in the title can you name? This list ranks the best movies with action in the name, whether they're documentaries, dramas, horror movies, or any other genre of film. Do you have a favorite movie with action in the title? Categorizing movies by words in their titles is kind of uncommon, but that's a big part of why this list is so fun to scroll through. There's probably one movie with action in the title you think of right away, but you might be shocked to see how many others exist as well.

Notable films with action in the title include Last Action Hero, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, and A Civil Action, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the action movies up or down depending on how much you like them.

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Looney Tunes: Back in Action is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Michael Jordan, Steve Martin, Heather Locklear Looney Tunes: Back in Action is a 2003 American live action/animated adventure comedy film directed by Joe Dante, written by Larry Doyle, and starring Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Timothy ...more

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Last Action Hero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Last Action Hero Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tina Turner, Sharon Stone Last Action Hero is a 1993 American action-comedy-fantasy film directed and produced by John McTiernan. It is a satire of the action genre and its clichés, containing several parodies of ...more

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A Civil Action is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
A Civil Action John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates A Civil Action is a 1998 American drama film that was directed by Steven Zaillian, that stars John Travolta and Robert Duvall, and that is based on the book of the same name by Jonathan Harr. ...more

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Action is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action Hoot Gibson Action is a 1921 American Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Hoot Gibson. It was based on Peter B. Kyne's popular novel The Three Godfathers. The film is considered to be lost. ...more

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Raging Grannies: The Action Le... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title

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Missing in Action is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Missing in Action Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, M. Emmet Walsh Missing in Action is a 1984 action film directed by Joseph Zito and starring Chuck Norris. It is set in the context of the Vietnam War POW/MIA issue. Colonel Braddock, who escaped a Vietnamese ...more

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Dhoom 3: Back in Action is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Dhoom 3: Back in Action Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan, Aamir Khan Dhoom: 3 is a 2013 Indian action film, written and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Aditya Chopra. The third installment of the Dhoom series, it features Aamir Khan as the ...more

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Action in the North Atlantic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action in the North Atlantic Humphrey Bogart, Ruth Gordon, Raymond Massey Action in the North Atlantic is a 1943 American war film directed by Lloyd Bacon, featuring Humphrey Bogart and Raymond Massey as sailors in the U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II.

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Action Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action Jackson Sharon Stone, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson Action Jackson is a 1988 American action film directed by Craig R. Baxley in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Carl Weathers, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson and Sharon Stone. The film ...more

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Action Replayy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action Replayy Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Om Puri Action Replayy is an Indian science fiction romantic comedy film directed by Vipul Shah and starring Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles. Aditya Roy Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Om Puri, ...more

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Executive Action is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Executive Action Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer Executive Action is a 1973 film about the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, written by Dalton Trumbo, Donald Freed and Mark Lane, and directed by David Miller. Miller had ...more

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Evasive Action is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Evasive Action Clint Howard, Roy Scheider, Dick Van Patten Evasive Action is a1998 American action film directed by Jerry P. Jacobs, and starring Dorian Harewood and Roy Scheider.

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Class Action is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Class Action Gene Hackman, Laurence Fishburne, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Class Action is a 1991 American drama thriller film directed by Michael Apted. Gene Hackman and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio star; Laurence Fishburne, Colin Friels, Fred Dalton Thompson, and ...more

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Action Her00? is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action Her00? Tomiko Fraser, Gizza Elizondo, Aasha Davis Action Her00? is a 2004 short comedy film written by Paul A. Hicks and directed by Morell Jones Jr.

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10,000 Cigarettes: The Making ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
10,000 Cigarettes: The Making of a British Action Movie... 10,000 Cigarettes is a 2004 action documentary film written by Adrian Foiadelli and Phil Hobden, and directed by Ross Boyask and Phil Hobden.

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Delayed Action is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Delayed Action June Thorburn, Robert Ayres, Bruce Seton Delayed Action is a 1954 British mystery film directed by John Harlow and starring Robert Ayres, June Thorburn and Alan Wheatley.

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Love and Action in Chicago is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Love and Action in Chicago Kathleen Turner, Jason Alexander, Ed Asner Love And Action In Chicago is a 1999 American action romantic comedy starring Courtney B. Vance, Regina King and Kathleen Turner. The film, written and directed by Dwayne Johnson-Cochran, in his ...more

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Champions in Action 2008: Vol.... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Champions in Action 2008: Vol. 3 Vybz Kartel, Bounty Killer, Lady Saw Champions in Action 2008: Vol. 3 is part of the Champions in Action 2008 film series.

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Direct Action is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Direct Action Dolph Lundren, Daniel Kash, Larry Day Direct Action is a 2004 action film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Dolph Lundgren.

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Community Action Center is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Community Action Center Community Action Center is a 2010 experimental film directed by A.K. Burns and A.L. Steiner.

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Action for Slander is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action for Slander Ann Todd, Clive Brook, Margaretta Scott Action for Slander is a 1937 British drama film directed by Tim Whelan and starring Clive Brook, Ann Todd and Googie Withers. An army officer is falsely accused at cheating at cards by a man ...more

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A Call to Action is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
A Call to Action A Call to Action; depicts how voter registration organization HeadCount, and other non-profits, have turned the live music community into a politically influential force. Join Bob Weir, Trey ...more

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Reflex Action is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Reflex Action Richard Lynch, Michael Guerin, Michael Baldoz

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Tillie Olsen: A Heart in Actio... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Tillie Olsen: A Heart in Action Tillie Olsen: A Heart in Action is a 2007 documentary film directed and produced by Ann Hershey on the life and literary influence of Tillie Olsen, the U.S. writer best known for the books Tell ...more

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Live Action Radio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Live Action Radio Live Action Radio is a 2008 short documentary film written by Tomasz Jurkiewicz and Tomasz Wozniczka and directed by Tomasz Jurkiewicz.

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Action at Anguar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action at Anguar Action at Anguar is a 1945 short documentary film created by the United States War Department during World War II. The film was created for the 7th War Loan drive and documents the untried 81st ...more

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Stand By for Action is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Stand By for Action Charles Laughton, Robert Taylor, Walter Brennan Stand By for Action is a 1942 American war film directed by Robert Z. Leonard, starring Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy, and Charles Laughton, and featuring Walter Brennan. Suggested by a story by ...more

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Strip for Action is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Strip for Action Nikki Fritz, Maria Ford, Kevin Williamson

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Partners in Action is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Partners in Action Armand Assante, Larry Day, Alex Karzis Partners in Action is a 2002 film directed by Sidney J. Furie.

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Action of the Tiger is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action of the Tiger Sean Connery, Herbert Lom, Van Johnson Action of the Tiger is a 1957 British-American CinemaScope action film distributed by MGM, directed by Terence Young, and starring Van Johnson and Martine Carol. The plot is about the rescue of ...more

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A Piece of the Action is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
A Piece of the Action Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Sidney Poitier A Piece of the Action is a 1977 comedy crime film starring Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby. Poitier also directed the film. This was the third film pairing of Poitier and Cosby following Uptown ...more

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Filmmakers in Action is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Filmmakers in Action Marta Belmonte Filmmakers in Action is a 2005 documentary film directed by Carlos Benpar.

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Braddock: Missing in Action II... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Braddock: Missing in Action III Chuck Norris, Keith David, Aki Aleong Braddock: Missing in Action III a 1988 action/adventure film, and a sequel to Missing in Action, following the second film, Missing in Action 2: The Beginning, which was a prequel. It is the ...more

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Action in Arabia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action in Arabia George Sanders, Virginia Bruce, Robert Armstrong Action in Arabia is a 1944 film starring George Sanders and Virginia Bruce. The film was written by Philip MacDonald and Herbert J. Biberman, and directed by Leonide Moguy. The supporting cast ...more

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Action 3D is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action 3D Silambarasan, Sudeep, Brahmanandam Action 3D is a 2013 Indian Telugu comedy film in 3D. The film is directed by Anil Sunkara and features an ensemble cast of Allari Naresh, Shaam, Vaibhav, Raju Sundaram, Neelam Upadhyaya. Sneha ...more

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Confessions of an Action Star is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Confessions of an Action Star Angelina Jolie, Ben Stiller, Kelly Hu Sledge: The Untold Story is a 2008 comedy film directed by Brad Martin.

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Missing in Action 2: The Begin... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning Chuck Norris, Professor Tanaka, Soon-Tek Oh Missing in Action 2: The Beginning is a 1985 action/adventure film, and a prequel to Missing in Action, both of which star Chuck Norris. It was directed by Lance Hool and written by Steve Bing, ...more

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Action Tae Kwon Do is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action Tae Kwon Do Jason Pai Piao, Nancy Sit, Chin-Ku Lu Action Tae Kwon Do is a 1972 Hong Kong film.

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Return to Action is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title

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Fireman Sam In Action is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Fireman Sam In Action Gary Lucas, Victoria Edwards, Sarah Carleton Fireman Sam In Action is a 1996 live-action stage play and a 62-minute film featuring three stories, Fire Station Flood Alert, Dilys’ Attic Fire and Pontypandy Fireworks Party. It was especially ...more

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Covert Action is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Covert Action Arthur Kennedy, David Janssen, Corinne Cléry Covert Action is a 1978 Italian/Greek co-production Eurospy film starring the American actor David Janssen. The plot was based on the experiences of former CIA agent Philip Agee who initiated a ...more

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Machi Action is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Machi Action Vivian Hsu, Jaycee Chan, Vanness Wu "Machi Action" is an inspirational story of an actor whose superhero show, Super Hero Fly, is axed due to low ratings. His show is then replaced by a new show with a younger actor as a ...more

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Silent Action is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Silent Action Mel Ferrer, Tomas Milian, Luc Merenda La polizia accusa: il Servizio Segreto uccide is a 1975 Italian poliziottesco-crime film directed by Sergio Martino. The film's plot alludes to the Golpe Borghese, a failed Italian 1970 coup

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Uppukandam Brothers Back in Ac... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Uppukandam Brothers Back in Action Jagathy Sreekumar, Jagadish, Babu Antony Uppukandam Brothers Back in Action is a 2011 Malayalam film, it stars Srikanth, Honey Rose and Babu Antony in main role. It is a sequel to the 1993 film Uppukandam Brothers. The film released ...more

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Hardcore Action News is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
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Action Man: X Missions – The M... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action Man: X Missions – The Movie Oliver Milburn Action Man: X-Missions - The Movie is a 2005 direct-to-video CGI film distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment and based on the Hasbro toy line; Action Man. It is the sequel to the 2004 film ...more

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Action Man: Robot Atak is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Action Man: Robot Atak Jesse Spencer, Steven Berkoff, Oliver Milburn Action Man: Robot Atak is a 2004 direct-to-DVD CGI animated film based on the Hasbro toy line, Action Man. The film was made by Arcana Digital and directed by John Moffett, Steven Burch and ...more

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Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger The ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger The Movie: Full Blast Action Mika Kikuchi, Ayumi Kinoshita, Tetsu Inada Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger The Movie: Full Blast Action is the film adaptation of the 2004 Super Sentai Series Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger. The film was released in Japanese theaters on September ...more

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Somberman's Action is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title

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Crayon Shin-chan: Action Kamen... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Action in the Title
Crayon Shin-chan: Action Kamen vs Leotard Devil Daisuke Gōri, Takeshi Aono, Akiko Yajima Crayon Shin-chan: Action Kamen vs Leotard Devil is a Japanese language animation film from the Crayon Shin-chan Series. It was Shinchan's first anime movie released in 1993. It is dubbed in ...more