The Top 20 Action Thrillers of All Time

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1

The Dark Knight

2008    Christopher Nolan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

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Die Hard

1988    John McTiernan    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Holiday Film

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3

The Professional

1994    Luc Besson    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Buddy Film

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4

Batman Begins

2005    Christopher Nolan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

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Inception

2010    Christopher Nolan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Caper

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6

Throne of Blood

1957    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Shakespeare

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7

The French Connection

1971    William Friedkin    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Chase Movie

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8

Kill Bill Vol. 1

2003    Quentin Tarantino    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Hitman / Assassin Film

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9

The Bourne Identity

2002    Doug Liman    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Hitman / Assassin Film

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10

Heat

1995    Michael Mann    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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11

The Fugitive

1993    Andrew Davis    Rated PG13

Action Thriller    Based-on-Television    Chase Movie

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12

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

1982    Nicholas Meyer    Rated PG

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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13

Dirty Harry

1971    Don Siegel    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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14

The Dark Knight Rises

2012    Christopher Nolan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

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15

Kill Bill Vol. 2

2004    Quentin Tarantino    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Hitman / Assassin Film

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16

Children of Men

2006    Alfonso Cuarón    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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17

Goldfinger

1964    Guy Hamilton    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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18

The Road Warrior

1981    George Miller (II)    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Australian New Wave

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19

Dr. No

1962    Terence Young    Rated PG

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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Casino Royale

2006    Martin Campbell    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Glamorized Spy Film

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