The Top 50 Action Thrillers of All Time

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Die Hard 1988, 131 min.

John McTiernan     Starring: Bruce WillisAlan RickmanBonnie Bedelia

Action    Action Thriller    Holiday Film

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The Professional 1994, 110 min.

Luc Besson     Starring: Jean RenoNatalie PortmanGary Oldman

Action Thriller    Action    Buddy Film

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Heat 1995, 188 min.

Michael Mann     Starring: Al PacinoRobert De NiroVal Kilmer

Action Thriller    Action    Caper

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Dirty Harry 1971, 102 min.

Don Siegel     Starring: Reni SantoniClint EastwoodJohn Vernon

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Goldfinger 1964, 110 min.

Guy Hamilton     Starring: Sean ConneryGert FröbeHonor Blackman

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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The Warriors 1979, 92 min.

Walter Hill     Starring: Michael BeckJames RemarDorsey Wright

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Dr. No 1962, 110 min.

Terence Young     Starring: Sean ConneryJoseph WisemanJack Lord

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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Lethal Weapon 1987, 117 min.

Richard Donner     Starring: Mel GibsonDanny GloverGary Busey

Action Thriller    Action    Buddy Film

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Bullitt 1968, 114 min.

Peter Yates     Starring: Steve McQueenRobert VaughnJacqueline Bisset

Action Thriller    Chase Movie    Crime

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The Killer 1989, 111 min.

John Woo     Starring: Chow Yun-FatDanny LeeSally Yeh

Action    Action Thriller    Buddy Film

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Skyfall 2012, 120 min.

Sam Mendes     Starring: Daniel CraigJavier BardemJudi Dench

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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Die Hard 2 1990, 124 min.

Renny Harlin     Starring: Bruce WillisBonnie BedeliaWilliam Atherton

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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True Lies 1994, 141 min.

James Cameron     Starring: Jamie Lee CurtisBill PaxtonTia Carrere

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

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Looper 2012, 118 min.

Rian Johnson     Starring: Joseph Gordon-LevittBruce WillisEmily Blunt

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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RoboCop 1987, 103 min.

Paul Verhoeven     Starring: Peter WellerNancy AllenDan O'Herlihy

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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