Top 50 underrated action movies

01.
The Promise
133 min | 2016 |
5.9 (165632 votes)
|
9.3 (726 reviews)

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

02.
Suburban Commando
90 min | 1991 |
4.5 (8984 votes)
|
7.52 (31 reviews)

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

03.
The Phantom
100 min | 1996 |
4.9 (31142 votes)
|
7.66 (112 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.

04.
MSG: The Messenger of God
197 min | 2015 |
6.0 (11103 votes)
|
8.69 (150 reviews)

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

05.
Supergirl
124 min | 1984 |
4.4 (17550 votes)
|
7.06 (130 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.

06.
Battle Royale II
134 min | 2003 |
4.7 (18766 votes)
|
7.04 (146 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.

07.
George of the Jungle
92 min | 1997 |
5.4 (67499 votes)
|
7.73 (94 reviews)

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

08.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
93 min | 2004 |
5.0 (45338 votes)
|
7.33 (126 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.

09.
Postal
100 min | 2007 |
4.5 (21246 votes)
|
6.69 (142 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.

10.
The Crow: Salvation
102 min | 2000 |
4.9 (10400 votes)
|
7.04 (95 reviews)

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

11.
D.E.B.S.
91 min | 2004 |
5.2 (14092 votes)
|
7.34 (138 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.

12.
Jason X
91 min | 2001 |
4.4 (48007 votes)
|
6.53 (472 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.

13.
Gunda
129 min | 1998 |
7.5 (9175 votes)
|
9.63 (116 reviews)

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

14.
Over the Top
93 min | 1987 |
5.8 (47562 votes)
|
7.89 (115 reviews)

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

15.
Undercover Brother
86 min | 2002 |
5.8 (32440 votes)
|
7.87 (128 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.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
93 min | 1990 |
6.8 (80701 votes)
|
8.84 (159 reviews)

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

17.
Far Cry
95 min | 2008 |
3.1 (12871 votes)
|
5.14 (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.

18.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.7 (15374 votes)
|
6.73 (97 reviews)

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

19.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
95 min | 1995 |
5.2 (24125 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.

20.
Barb Wire
98 min | 1996 |
3.3 (24016 votes)
|
5.31 (71 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.

21.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (50971 votes)
|
7.4 (215 reviews)

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

22.
Bitch Slap
109 min | 2009 |
4.4 (13184 votes)
|
6.39 (55 reviews)

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

23.
Catwoman
104 min | 2004 |
3.3 (105613 votes)
|
5.28 (577 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.

24.
Jilla
185 min | 2014 |
6.1 (8638 votes)
|
8.07 (40 reviews)

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

25.
In Your Name
132 min | 2003 |
7.1 (14394 votes)
|
9.06 (43 reviews)

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

26.
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
88 min | 1988 |
6.6 (11687 votes)
|
8.56 (44 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.

27.
Moonwalker
93 min | 1988 |
6.1 (15179 votes)
|
8.04 (73 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.

28.
Spy Kids
88 min | 2001 |
5.4 (102909 votes)
|
7.33 (162 reviews)

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

29.
Dick Tracy
105 min | 1990 |
6.1 (54736 votes)
|
8.01 (143 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.

30.
Sour And Sweet
157 min | 2010 |
5.8 (8030 votes)
|
7.71 (30 reviews)

A seemingly corrupt petty contractor faces challenges from the local municipality, his family, his employees, as well as a former girlfriend and her family.

31.
Dhoom 3
172 min | 2013 |
5.4 (40461 votes)
|
7.3 (339 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.

32.
Conan the Barbarian
129 min | 1982 |
6.9 (131529 votes)
|
8.79 (308 reviews)

A young boy, Conan, becomes a slave after his parents are killed and tribe destroyed by a savage warlord and sorcerer, Thulsa Doom. When he grows up he becomes a fearless, invincible fighter. Set free, he plots revenge against Thulsa Doom.

33.
The Karate Kid Part II
113 min | 1986 |
6.0 (67893 votes)
|
7.88 (93 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.

34.
Avalon
107 min | 2001 |
6.4 (12566 votes)
|
8.28 (110 reviews)

In a dystopian world, a woman spends her time playing an illegal and dangerous game, hoping to find meaning in her world.

35.
Replicant
100 min | 2001 |
5.4 (13152 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.

36.
Hard Target
97 min | 1993 |
6.2 (41966 votes)
|
8.06 (138 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.

37.
Pokémon 3: The Movie
93 min | 2000 |
5.8 (12228 votes)
|
7.66 (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.

38.
Mortal Kombat
101 min | 1995 |
5.8 (96212 votes)
|
7.66 (250 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.

39.
Beverly Hills Ninja
88 min | 1997 |
5.5 (34544 votes)
|
7.36 (53 reviews)

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

40.
Velayudham
186 min | 2011 |
6.5 (9575 votes)
|
8.35 (64 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.

41.
Ishtar
107 min | 1987 |
4.4 (9856 votes)
|
6.21 (111 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.

42.
Pokémon the Movie 2000
99 min | 1999 |
6.1 (19574 votes)
|
7.9 (62 reviews)

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

43.
The Shadow
108 min | 1994 |
6.1 (22218 votes)
|
7.9 (123 reviews)

In 1930s New York City, The Shadow (Alec Baldwin) battles his nemesis, Shiwan Khan (John Lone), who is building an atomic bomb.

44.
The Adventures of Pluto Nash
95 min | 2002 |
3.8 (23594 votes)
|
5.6 (132 reviews)

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

45.
Bleach
108 min | 2018 |
6.4 (9211 votes)
|
8.19 (190 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.

46.
Miss Congeniality
109 min | 2000 |
6.2 (176089 votes)
|
7.99 (278 reviews)

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

47.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (106242 votes)
|
7.47 (672 reviews)

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

48.
Masters of the Universe
106 min | 1987 |
5.4 (34957 votes)
|
7.17 (163 reviews)

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

49.
Cutthroat Island
124 min | 1995 |
5.7 (24860 votes)
|
7.46 (130 reviews)

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

50.
Innocent Blood
112 min | 1992 |
6.2 (8707 votes)
|
7.95 (55 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.

Top 50 overrated action movies

01.
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
152 min | 2017 |
7.0 (519959 votes)
|
3.2 (6403 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 |
8.9 (102271 votes)
|
5.18 (142 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
138 min | 2015 |
7.9 (823169 votes)
|
4.21 (4578 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 (220478 votes)
|
4.63 (439 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)
|
4.27 (39 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 (59720 votes)
|
3.77 (185 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.
Blade Runner 2049
164 min | 2017 |
8.0 (409531 votes)
|
5.51 (2003 reviews)

A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.

08.
The Sweeney
112 min | 2012 |
6.1 (18096 votes)
|
3.64 (103 reviews)

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

09.
Beta Test
88 min | 2016 |
6.0 (11382 votes)
|
3.58 (51 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.

10.
Thor: Ragnarok
130 min | 2017 |
7.9 (529108 votes)
|
5.51 (1168 reviews)

Imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, Thor 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.

11.
Black Panther
134 min | 2018 |
7.3 (560178 votes)
|
4.94 (3029 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.

12.
The Hunger Games
142 min | 2012 |
7.2 (810633 votes)
|
4.9 (1779 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.

13.
7 Days in Entebbe
107 min | 2018 |
5.8 (11816 votes)
|
3.51 (196 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.

14.
Star Trek
127 min | 2009 |
7.9 (563764 votes)
|
5.66 (1500 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.

15.
U-571
116 min | 2000 |
6.6 (73912 votes)
|
4.38 (399 reviews)

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

16.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
153 min | 2009 |
7.6 (436872 votes)
|
5.39 (981 reviews)

As Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's (Ralph Fiennes') dark past.

17.
Traffik
96 min | 2018 |
6.0 (17314 votes)
|
3.91 (174 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.

18.
Dunkirk
106 min | 2017 |
7.9 (496402 votes)
|
5.82 (2108 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.

19.
Singularity
92 min | 2017 |
3.9 (12641 votes)
|
1.85 (314 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.

20.
Skyfall
143 min | 2012 |
7.7 (605317 votes)
|
5.68 (1444 reviews)

James 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.

21.
Inferno
121 min | 2016 |
6.2 (145635 votes)
|
4.27 (377 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.

22.
3000 Miles to Graceland
125 min | 2001 |
6.0 (42496 votes)
|
4.09 (283 reviews)

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

23.
Setup
85 min | 2011 |
4.4 (19447 votes)
|
2.51 (77 reviews)

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

24.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
111 min | 2003 |
8.1 (941830 votes)
|
6.22 (1725 reviews)

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

25.
Mad Max: Fury Road
120 min | 2015 |
8.1 (815418 votes)
|
6.22 (1809 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.

26.
Death Proof
113 min | 2007 |
7.0 (255095 votes)
|
5.14 (607 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.

27.
300
117 min | 2006 |
7.6 (706936 votes)
|
5.75 (1940 reviews)

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

28.
Fetih 1453
162 min | 2012 |
6.7 (55285 votes)
|
4.86 (145 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.

29.
Sparks
90 min | 2013 |
5.7 (8819 votes)
|
3.88 (46 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.

30.
Dragged Across Concrete
159 min | 2018 |
7.0 (26869 votes)
|
5.18 (403 reviews)

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

31.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (359172 votes)
|
5.19 (2188 reviews)

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

32.
Brimstone
148 min | 2016 |
7.1 (32827 votes)
|
5.31 (262 reviews)

From the moment the new reverend climbs the pulpit, Liz knows she and her family are in great danger.

33.
The Ghazi Attack
116 min | 2017 |
7.6 (10507 votes)
|
5.85 (55 reviews)

A Pakistani submarine, Ghazi plans to secretly attack Vizag port. For doing so, it has to get past Indian submarine S21.

34.
The Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.4 (105989 votes)
|
3.65 (2387 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.

35.
Ocean's Eight
110 min | 2018 |
6.2 (159449 votes)
|
4.46 (953 reviews)

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

36.
Terminator: Dark Fate
128 min | 2019 |
6.4 (68865 votes)
|
4.67 (1925 reviews)

An augmented human and Sarah Connor must stop an advanced liquid Terminator, from hunting down a young girl, whose fate is critical to the human race.

37.
Looper
113 min | 2012 |
7.4 (512856 votes)
|
5.68 (597 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.

38.
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
119 min | 2004 |
7.3 (170424 votes)
|
5.58 (578 reviews)

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

39.
Captain Marvel
123 min | 2019 |
6.9 (389839 votes)
|
5.19 (6895 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.

40.
Fury
134 min | 2014 |
7.6 (397148 votes)
|
5.92 (783 reviews)

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

41.
Natural Born Killers
118 min | 1994 |
7.3 (205814 votes)
|
5.62 (458 reviews)

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

42.
The Contract
96 min | 2006 |
5.7 (22473 votes)
|
4.04 (107 reviews)

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

43.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
123 min | 2014 |
6.6 (391040 votes)
|
4.96 (540 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.

44.
Thick as Thieves
104 min | 2009 |
6.0 (32419 votes)
|
4.36 (50 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.

45.
Highlander II: The Quickening
91 min | 1991 |
4.3 (42045 votes)
|
2.66 (201 reviews)

In the future, Highlander Connor MacLeod must prevent the destruction of Earth under an anti-ozone shield.

46.
Behind Enemy Lines
106 min | 2001 |
6.4 (96012 votes)
|
4.77 (292 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.

47.
Quantum of Solace
106 min | 2008 |
6.6 (386428 votes)
|
4.99 (1145 reviews)

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

48.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
141 min | 2017 |
6.7 (247655 votes)
|
5.09 (645 reviews)

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the United States. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

49.
2012
158 min | 2009 |
5.8 (336667 votes)
|
4.2 (1028 reviews)

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

50.
London Has Fallen
99 min | 2016 |
5.9 (134734 votes)
|
4.3 (515 reviews)

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