Top 50 underrated action movies

01.
Suburban Commando
90 min | 1991 |
4.4 (8702 votes)
|
7.49 (31 reviews)

An interstellar hero from a distant world visits Earth, and tries to fit in with a mundane, yet kind, suburban family.

02.
Das Phantom
100 min | 1996 |
4.9 (30565 votes)
|
7.76 (111 reviews)

The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.

03.
Supergirl
124 min | 1984 |
4.4 (16876 votes)
|
6.91 (127 reviews)

After losing a powerful orb, Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

04.
Battle Royale II
134 min | 2003 |
4.7 (18435 votes)
|
7.04 (144 reviews)

Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara.

05.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
93 min | 2004 |
5.0 (43153 votes)
|
7.27 (119 reviews)

The Mystery Inc. gang must save Coolsville from an attack of past unmasked monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to "unmask" the gang.

06.
George of the Jungle
92 min | 1997 |
5.5 (65477 votes)
|
7.74 (92 reviews)

A man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress.

07.
Jason X
91 min | 2001 |
4.4 (46571 votes)
|
6.57 (450 reviews)

Jason Voorhees returns with a new look, a new machete, and his same murderous attitude as he is awakened on a spaceship in the 25th century.

08.
Postal
100 min | 2007 |
4.5 (21246 votes)
|
6.65 (138 reviews)

In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.

09.
Barb Wire
98 min | 1996 |
3.3 (23337 votes)
|
5.43 (70 reviews)

During the Second American Civil War in 2017, Barb Wire owns a nightclub called the Hammerhead. Things become complicated when her ex-lover Axel Hood, who is married to the fugitive Corrina Devonshire, re-enters her life.

10.
Gunda
129 min | 1998 |
7.5 (9175 votes)
|
9.62 (113 reviews)

When a coolie's family is murdered by a group of gangsters and politicians, he swears revenge on them.

11.
Over the Top
93 min | 1987 |
5.7 (45819 votes)
|
7.81 (113 reviews)

Tough trucker Lincoln Hawk is determined to win back his son and triumph at the world arm wrestling championships.

12.
MSG: The Messenger of God
197 min | 2015 |
6.6 (11081 votes)
|
8.7 (150 reviews)

Guru Ji is a social reformer who works to help people fight against social evils.

13.
The Crow - Tödliche Erlösung
102 min | 2000 |
5.0 (10179 votes)
|
7.07 (94 reviews)

Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to solve the murder of a young woman that he was wrongly accused of.

14.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (49847 votes)
|
7.47 (209 reviews)

Venomous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions.

15.
Undercover Brother
86 min | 2002 |
5.8 (31559 votes)
|
7.85 (126 reviews)

When "The Man" tries to derail a black candidate's presidential campaign, Undercover Brother and his fellow secret agents come to the rescue.

16.
Far Cry
95 min | 2008 |
3.1 (12600 votes)
|
5.13 (70 reviews)

An ex-special forces soldier turned boatman is hired by a journalist to investigate a top-secret military base on a nearby island.

17.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
95 min | 1995 |
5.2 (23432 votes)
|
7.23 (101 reviews)

A giant egg is unearthed at a construction site and soon opened, releasing the terrible Ivan Ooze, who wreaks vengeance on Zordon for imprisoning him millennia ago. With Zordon dying and their powers lost, the Rangers head to a distant planet to find the mystic warrior Dulcea.

18.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
93 min | 1990 |
6.8 (78536 votes)
|
8.8 (154 reviews)

Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas.

19.
Moonwalker
93 min | 1988 |
6.1 (14814 votes)
|
8.09 (71 reviews)

Anthology movie by, and starring, Michael Jackson in his prime, combining a number of music videos from his bestselling "Bad" album with a fantasy tale of Michael's confrontation with a ruthless drug dealer known as Mr. Big.

20.
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
88 min | 1988 |
6.6 (11413 votes)
|
8.58 (42 reviews)

In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

21.
Hard Target
97 min | 1993 |
6.1 (40840 votes)
|
8.06 (136 reviews)

A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process.

22.
Jilla
185 min | 2014 |
6.1 (8638 votes)
|
8.06 (40 reviews)

A looming gangster after witnessing a bone chilling event, stands up against his father's prejudice.

23.
In Your Name
132 min | 2003 |
7.1 (14394 votes)
|
9.05 (41 reviews)

Problems arise when Radhey Mohan, a delinquent falls in love with a girl named Nirjara.

24.
Dick Tracy
105 min | 1990 |
6.1 (53559 votes)
|
8.04 (139 reviews)

The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

25.
Dhoom 3
172 min | 2013 |
5.4 (40461 votes)
|
7.34 (340 reviews)

When Sahir, a circus entertainer trained in magic and acrobatics, turns into a thief to take down a corrupt bank in Chicago that ruined his father, Indian officers Jai and Ali are called to catch him.

26.
Ishtar
107 min | 1987 |
4.3 (9618 votes)
|
6.22 (110 reviews)

Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the C.I.A., the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.

27.
The Adventures of Pluto Nash
95 min | 2002 |
3.8 (22877 votes)
|
5.7 (127 reviews)

In the future, a man struggles to keep his lunar nightclub out of the hands of the mafia.

28.
Velayudham
186 min | 2011 |
6.5 (9575 votes)
|
8.4 (63 reviews)

After a villager unwittingly prevents a number of terrorist attacks in Chennai, a young journalist identifies and persuades him to take on the disguise of a superhero to fight terrorism and corruption.

29.
Loaded Weapon 1
84 min | 1993 |
6.1 (41717 votes)
|
8.0 (52 reviews)

A spoof on Lethal Weapon (1987), other movies, TV commercials etc. 2 unlike LA cops investigate a cocaine in girl scout cookies case.

30.
Die Piratenbraut
124 min | 1995 |
5.6 (24116 votes)
|
7.49 (127 reviews)

A female pirate and her companion race against their rivals to find a hidden island that contains a fabulous treasure.

31.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.8 (14842 votes)
|
6.68 (96 reviews)

A fun weekend turns into madness and horror for a bunch of groupies looking for fun in a beaver infested swamp.

32.
Guardians
89 min | 2017 |
4.0 (9880 votes)
|
5.87 (141 reviews)

During the Cold War, an organization called "Patriot" created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple Soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.

33.
Catwoman
104 min | 2004 |
3.3 (102224 votes)
|
5.17 (568 reviews)

A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas.

34.
Replicant
100 min | 2001 |
5.4 (12883 votes)
|
7.26 (82 reviews)

Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops.

35.
The Shadow
108 min | 1994 |
6.0 (21577 votes)
|
7.86 (122 reviews)

In 1930s New York City, the Shadow battles his nemesis, Shiwan Khan, who is building an atomic bomb.

36.
Mortal Kombat
101 min | 1995 |
5.8 (93883 votes)
|
7.65 (244 reviews)

Three unknowing martial artists are summoned to a mysterious island to compete in a tournament whose outcome will decide the fate of the world.

37.
Beverly Hills Ninja
88 min | 1997 |
5.5 (34544 votes)
|
7.35 (51 reviews)

A man tries to rescue a woman with a little help from his half brother.

38.
D.E.B.S.
91 min | 2004 |
5.3 (13498 votes)
|
7.15 (134 reviews)

Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.

39.
The Karate Kid Part II
113 min | 1986 |
6.0 (65771 votes)
|
7.83 (89 reviews)

Daniel accompanies his mentor, Mr. Miyagi, to Miyagi's childhood home in Okinawa. Miyagi visits his dying father and confronts his old rival, while Daniel falls in love and inadvertently makes a new rival of his own.

40.
Bitch Slap
109 min | 2009 |
4.5 (13023 votes)
|
6.33 (53 reviews)

Three bad girls travel to a remote desert hideaway to steal $200 million in diamonds from a ruthless underworld kingpin.

41.
Bleach
108 min | 2018 |
6.4 (8470 votes)
|
8.23 (186 reviews)

A Japanese teenager can see ghosts and sees a cute girl fighting an evil monster. He ends up with her reaper power and she as human in his high school class. He discovers a connection between his mom's death and these monsters.

42.
Pokémon the Movie 2000
99 min | 1999 |
6.0 (18851 votes)
|
7.82 (62 reviews)

Ash Ketchum must gather the three spheres of fire, ice and lightning in order to restore balance to the Orange Islands.

43.
Wake of Death
91 min | 2004 |
5.8 (8078 votes)
|
7.61 (91 reviews)

After his wife is brutally murdered, club enforcer Ben Archer wages war against the Chinese triads.

44.
Innocent Blood
112 min | 1992 |
6.2 (8294 votes)
|
8.0 (52 reviews)

Marie is a vampire with a thirst for bad guys. When she fails to properly dispose of one of her victims, a violent mob boss, she bites off more than she can chew and faces a new, immortal danger.

45.
Pokémon 3: The Movie
93 min | 2000 |
5.8 (11699 votes)
|
7.6 (52 reviews)

In the town of Greenfield, a young, lonely girl's dreams and wishes are brought into reality by a collective of reality-warping Pokémon.

46.
Spy Kids
88 min | 2001 |
5.5 (99680 votes)
|
7.3 (158 reviews)

The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger.

47.
Miss Congeniality
109 min | 2000 |
6.2 (169789 votes)
|
7.99 (272 reviews)

An F.B.I. Agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.

48.
Masters of the Universe
106 min | 1987 |
5.4 (33700 votes)
|
7.19 (155 reviews)

The heroic warrior He-Man battles against the evil lord Skeletor and his armies of darkness for control of Castle Grayskull.

49.
Howard the Duck
110 min | 1986 |
4.6 (39747 votes)
|
6.38 (245 reviews)

A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop a hellish alien invasion with the help of a nerdy scientist and a cute struggling female rock singer who fancies him.

50.
Elektra
97 min | 2005 |
4.7 (82234 votes)
|
6.45 (290 reviews)

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.

Top 50 overrated action movies

01.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
152 min | 2017 |
7.1 (463225 votes)
|
3.25 (5921 reviews)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.

02.
Berg II
135 min | 2016 |
9.3 (100600 votes)
|
5.45 (130 reviews)

In a desolate war zone where screams of the innocent echo, on the very line between disaster and valor, 7 Maroon Berets will dance with death.

03.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
136 min | 2015 |
8.0 (785057 votes)
|
4.27 (4392 reviews)

Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.

04.
The Boondock Saints
108 min | 1999 |
7.8 (217234 votes)
|
4.58 (427 reviews)

Two Irish Catholic brothers become vigilantes and wipe out Boston's criminal underworld in the name of God.

05.
Three Steps Above Heaven
118 min | 2010 |
7.1 (21186 votes)
|
4.3 (35 reviews)

A privileged woman and a reckless man fall in love despite their different social classes.

06.
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
118 min | 2009 |
6.3 (58718 votes)
|
3.72 (182 reviews)

The MacManus brothers are living a quiet life in Ireland with their father, but when they learn that their beloved priest has been killed by mob forces, they go back to Boston to bring justice to those responsible and avenge the priest.

07.
Beta Test
88 min | 2016 |
5.9 (11274 votes)
|
3.46 (49 reviews)

Champion gamer Max Troy discovers events in a new video game are being mirrored in the real world, and must join forces with the game's protagonist, Orson Creed, to unravel the conspiracy before the game's sinister plot overwhelms the city.

08.
The Sweeney
112 min | 2012 |
6.1 (18096 votes)
|
3.67 (100 reviews)

A hardened detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan police. Based on the '70s UK TV show.

09.
The Hunger Games
142 min | 2012 |
7.2 (795442 votes)
|
4.84 (1759 reviews)

Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.

10.
Black Panther
134 min | 2018 |
7.3 (516884 votes)
|
4.97 (2936 reviews)

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

11.
Thor: Ragnarok
130 min | 2017 |
7.9 (483837 votes)
|
5.57 (1103 reviews)

Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela (Cate Blanchett).

12.
Star Trek
127 min | 2009 |
8.0 (556585 votes)
|
5.67 (1486 reviews)

The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.

13.
U-571
116 min | 2000 |
6.6 (72657 votes)
|
4.35 (395 reviews)

A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.

14.
Traffik
96 min | 2018 |
6.0 (16676 votes)
|
3.77 (172 reviews)

A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.

15.
Skyfall
143 min | 2012 |
7.8 (592376 votes)
|
5.65 (1430 reviews)

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

16.
Dunkirk
106 min | 2017 |
7.9 (466998 votes)
|
5.82 (2028 reviews)

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

17.
Singularity
92 min | 2017 |
3.9 (12235 votes)
|
1.89 (300 reviews)

Earth 2019, 3/4 of it's households have a robot. The AI supercomputer, Kronos, considers humans the biggest threat to Earth. A century later, few humans are left. Calia seeks the last human stronghold as does Kronos.

18.
Mad Max: Fury Road
120 min | 2015 |
8.1 (780758 votes)
|
6.11 (1747 reviews)

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

19.
Setup
85 min | 2011 |
4.4 (19447 votes)
|
2.43 (74 reviews)

A group of friends become involved in a potentially deadly diamond heist.

20.
3000 Miles to Graceland
125 min | 2001 |
6.0 (41708 votes)
|
4.03 (279 reviews)

A gang of ex-cons rob a casino during Elvis convention week.

21.
300
117 min | 2006 |
7.7 (692058 votes)
|
5.74 (1915 reviews)

King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

22.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
111 min | 2003 |
8.1 (906369 votes)
|
6.15 (1697 reviews)

After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.

23.
Fetih 1453
162 min | 2012 |
7.1 (54747 votes)
|
5.15 (142 reviews)

After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do - conquer Constantinople.

24.
Inferno
121 min | 2016 |
6.2 (139057 votes)
|
4.25 (362 reviews)

When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.

25.
Death Proof
113 min | 2007 |
7.0 (243931 votes)
|
5.08 (591 reviews)

Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.

26.
7 Days in Entebbe
107 min | 2018 |
5.8 (10464 votes)
|
3.89 (182 reviews)

Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.

27.
The Wall
88 min | 2017 |
6.2 (20411 votes)
|
4.36 (122 reviews)

Two American Soldiers are trapped by a lethal sniper, with only an unsteady wall between them.

28.
Dragged Across Concrete
159 min | 2018 |
7.1 (16566 votes)
|
5.28 (313 reviews)

Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their proper compensation.

29.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (351062 votes)
|
5.2 (2167 reviews)

A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

30.
Captain Marvel
123 min | 2019 |
7.0 (299257 votes)
|
5.22 (6669 reviews)

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

31.
Sparks
90 min | 2013 |
5.7 (8819 votes)
|
3.95 (45 reviews)

A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins.

32.
Predator - Upgrade
107 min | 2018 |
5.4 (94824 votes)
|
3.67 (2271 reviews)

When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

33.
Ocean's Eight
110 min | 2018 |
6.2 (145014 votes)
|
4.49 (918 reviews)

Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.

34.
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
119 min | 2004 |
7.3 (166141 votes)
|
5.62 (577 reviews)

With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, Oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.

35.
Behind Enemy Lines
106 min | 2001 |
6.4 (94637 votes)
|
4.75 (284 reviews)

A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.

36.
The Contract
96 min | 2006 |
5.7 (22473 votes)
|
4.05 (107 reviews)

A father and his son attempt to bring in an assassin to the authorities, but his dangerous associates have other plans.

37.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
123 min | 2014 |
6.6 (379224 votes)
|
4.95 (534 reviews)

Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.

38.
Fury
134 min | 2014 |
7.6 (382190 votes)
|
5.96 (749 reviews)

A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945.

39.
London Has Fallen
99 min | 2016 |
5.9 (124848 votes)
|
4.27 (475 reviews)

In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning is caught up in a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.

40.
Alexander
175 min | 2004 |
5.6 (154593 votes)
|
3.98 (1079 reviews)

Alexander (Colin Farrell), the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest army leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.

41.
2012
158 min | 2009 |
5.8 (328257 votes)
|
4.18 (1004 reviews)

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

42.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
146 min | 2013 |
7.5 (575625 votes)
|
5.88 (603 reviews)

Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.

43.
Inception
148 min | 2010 |
8.8 (1842180 votes)
|
7.18 (3051 reviews)

A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.

44.
Quantum of Solace
106 min | 2008 |
6.6 (377768 votes)
|
4.99 (1132 reviews)

James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource.

45.
96 Hours - Taken 2
92 min | 2012 |
6.3 (273195 votes)
|
4.69 (469 reviews)

In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

46.
The Patriot
165 min | 2000 |
7.2 (237670 votes)
|
5.6 (779 reviews)

Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.

47.
Need for Speed
132 min | 2014 |
6.5 (154983 votes)
|
4.92 (325 reviews)

Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins.

48.
Thick as Thieves
104 min | 2009 |
6.0 (31934 votes)
|
4.42 (47 reviews)

A veteran thief recruits a younger crook to help him pull off one final job in order to repay his debt to the Russian mob.

49.
Looper
113 min | 2012 |
7.4 (500756 votes)
|
5.84 (600 reviews)

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

50.
Robin Hood
140 min | 2010 |
6.6 (239535 votes)
|
5.05 (541 reviews)

In 12th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.