Top 10 Best Action Movies in Hollywood History

There are massive numbers of Action Movie fans around the World, but did you know which are the all time best action movies in Hollywood.

If you’re looking for this information, then congrats.!!. Your search ends here, because this time we have compiled the list of top 10 best action movies in Hollywood history. Hope you like this article.!!

10. Avengers : Age of Ultron (2015)

10th position in our list of top ten best action movies of all time is grabbed by another Avenger movie “Avenger : Age of Ultron”. It is the sequel to Avenger assemble 2012. The movie budget was $279.9 million and it collected over $1.045 million worldwide.


IMDb – 7.6/10

Rotten Tomatoes – 75%

Metacritic – 66%

9. The Avengers (2012)

Next is yet another movie from Marvel Production house “The Avengers” directed by Joss Whedon. In this movie earth mightiest hero, namely Ironman, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Scarlet Witch and Hawkeye comes together to create a team in order to fight against evil Loki and Chittori’s army. This movie marked a blockbuster success and collected around $1.520 billion worldwide and the budget of this movie was $200 million.


IMDb – 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 89%
Metacritic – 70%

8. Captain America: Winter Soldier (2014)

Eighth position in our list is grabbed by another American superhero movie, but this time from Marvel Cinematic Universe “Captain America: Winter Soldier”. This movie portrays a fictional character named Captain America, which was played by Chris Evans. This is the second installment of Marvel’s Captain America franchise. The Budget of this movie was $170 million and earned around $715 million worldwide.Captain-America_Winter_Soldier

IMDb – 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 89%
Metacritic – 70%

7. Casino Royale (2006)

Next movie we are going to discuss is a part of one of the famous movie franchise “James Bond”. Casino Royale is the 21st installment of the James Bond Movie series, having Daniel Criag in a lead role playing MI6 agent. As we know, all James Bond movies are equipped with action packed sequence, So do this. The car sequence is one of the most memorable moments of this film. This film was made with a budget of $150 million and it earned around $599 million worldwide.


IMDb – 8/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 95%
Metacritic – 80%

6. X-Men : Days of Future Past (2014)

Next spot on our list is another American superhero fictional film “X-Men: Days of Future Past”directed by Bryan Singer. It is basically seventh part of X-Men film franchise and become the highest grossing film of X-Men series. The budget of this film was $200 million and it succeeded in earning around $750 million.


IMDb – 8/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 91%
Metacritic – 74%

5. The Bourne Identity (2002)

Fifth position in our list of top 10 best action movie in Hollywood is occupied by an American spy thriller movie “The Bourne Identity” directed by Doug Liman and was adopted from the Robert Ludlum’s novel (The Bourne Identity 1980).


This movie revolves around a character name Jason Bourne,which was played by Matt Damon, who is regarded as one of the versatile actors of Hollywood. Jason Bourne is a spy in this movie, who is suffering from a serious memory loss issue and want to know his identity.

IMDb – 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 83%
Metacritic – 68%

4. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

The Next spot on our list is acquired by yet another Christopher Nolan’s flick “The Dark Knight Rises”. This movie is the third installment of Batman Trilogy based on the famous DC Comic character Batman, which was played by none other than Christian Bale. In this movie Batman goes one on one with his brutal rival Bane (Tom Hardy).


This film also introduced Anne Hathaway as Catwoman. This movie is also regarded as fourth highest grossing superhero movie ever, with a budget of $230 million and $1.085 billion box office collections worldwide.

IMDb – 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 87%
Metacritic – 78%

3. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1994)

The next position on our list is occupied by action adventure film “Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark” directed by Steven Spielberg from the story written by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman. This movie revolves around the Archaeologist named Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford), who is hired by the United State government in order to find the lost Ark before the Nazi does.


This movie is regarded as the greatest films of all time and received 9 Academy Award nominations and won four out of them. With a budget of $18 million, this movie succeeded in grabbing a whooping sum of $389.9 million worldwide.

IMDb – 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 80%
Metacritic – 90%

2. The Dark Knight (2008)

Next on our list of top ten best action movie in Hollywood is one of the most popular superhero flick of all time written, produced and directed by Christopher Nolan, which featured famous DC Comic character Batman. Basically, this movie is a second installment of Nolan’s Batman Trilogy, the sequel to Batman Begins and prequel to Batman: The Dark Knight Rises. This movie includes some of the most talented and versatile actors of Hollywood like Christian Bale (Batman), Heath Ledger (Joker), Morgan Freeman (Lucius Fox), Gary Oldman (Gordan) and Michael Caine (Alfred).


This movie received eight Academy Award nominations with two win in Best Sound Editing and Heath Ledger for Best Supporting Actor, though he died during the editing of this film. This movie is also considered as the best superhero movie ever made, with a budget of $185 million and around earned $1.005 billion box office collection worldwide.

IMDb – 9/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 94%
Metacritic – 82%

1. Die Hard (1998)

First position in our list is acquired by 1988 American action flick starer Bruce Wills portraying an off duty NYPD officer named “John McClane” who counter against witty criminal played by Alan Rickman. This movie helped Bruce Wills to establish himself as a mega action star. This blockbuster was made in merely $28 million and grossed over $140 million worldwide.


IMDb – 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 92%
Metacritic – 70%

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