Top 50 underrated action movies

01.
Suburban Commando
90 min | 1991 |
4.5 (9342 votes)
|
7.64 (34 reviews)

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

02.
The Phantom
100 min | 1996 |
4.9 (32024 votes)
|
7.83 (116 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.
MSG: The Messenger of God
197 min | 2015 |
5.9 (11146 votes)
|
8.64 (145 reviews)

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

04.
The Promise
133 min | 2016 |
6.6 (167734 votes)
|
9.23 (772 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.

05.
Supergirl
124 min | 1984 |
4.4 (18427 votes)
|
7.02 (144 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.
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
112 min | 2020 |
5.2 (22766 votes)
|
7.73 (4775 reviews)

Inspired by the life of a fearless young officer who made history by becoming the first Indian female Air Force officer to fly in a combat zone during the 1999 Kargil War

07.
3 Ninjas
93 min | 1992 |
5.3 (20025 votes)
|
7.71 (44 reviews)

Each year, three brothers visit their grandfather for the summer. He is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques.

08.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
93 min | 2004 |
5.1 (48867 votes)
|
7.46 (145 reviews)

The Mystery Inc. gang must save Coolsville from an attack of their past monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to take down the gang.

09.
George of the Jungle
92 min | 1997 |
5.5 (70629 votes)
|
7.85 (101 reviews)

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

10.
Battle Royale II
155 min | 2003 |
4.7 (19083 votes)
|
7.02 (151 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.

11.
D.E.B.S.
91 min | 2004 |
5.2 (14092 votes)
|
7.41 (148 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.
Barb Wire
98 min | 1996 |
3.3 (24804 votes)
|
5.45 (76 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.

13.
Jason X
91 min | 2001 |
4.4 (49849 votes)
|
6.55 (481 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.

14.
The Crow: Salvation
102 min | 2000 |
4.9 (10754 votes)
|
7.05 (98 reviews)

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

15.
The Bag Man
108 min | 2014 |
5.2 (16149 votes)
|
7.32 (582 reviews)

A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.

16.
Gunda
129 min | 1998 |
7.5 (9175 votes)
|
9.6 (129 reviews)

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

17.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
93 min | 1990 |
6.8 (84285 votes)
|
8.87 (174 reviews)

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

18.
Over the Top
93 min | 1987 |
5.8 (49605 votes)
|
7.86 (126 reviews)

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

19.
Moonwalker
93 min | 1988 |
6.1 (15724 votes)
|
8.13 (78 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.
Bitch Slap
109 min | 2009 |
4.4 (13307 votes)
|
6.43 (54 reviews)

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

21.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (52236 votes)
|
7.42 (219 reviews)

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

22.
Undercover Brother
86 min | 2002 |
5.8 (32440 votes)
|
7.82 (130 reviews)

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

23.
In Your Name
132 min | 2003 |
7.1 (14394 votes)
|
9.09 (49 reviews)

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

24.
Jilla
185 min | 2014 |
6.1 (8638 votes)
|
8.07 (42 reviews)

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

25.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
95 min | 1995 |
5.2 (24982 votes)
|
7.17 (103 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.

26.
The Adventures of Pluto Nash
95 min | 2002 |
3.8 (24296 votes)
|
5.77 (139 reviews)

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

27.
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
88 min | 1988 |
6.6 (12013 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.

28.
Dick Tracy
105 min | 1990 |
6.1 (56958 votes)
|
8.05 (155 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.

29.
Catwoman
104 min | 2004 |
3.4 (109636 votes)
|
5.35 (594 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.

30.
Hard Target
97 min | 1993 |
6.2 (44114 votes)
|
8.1 (150 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.

31.
Pokémon the Movie 2000
99 min | 1999 |
6.1 (20459 votes)
|
7.99 (65 reviews)

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

32.
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
148 min | 2019 |
6.4 (9206 votes)
|
8.28 (357 reviews)

Story of Rani Lakshmibai, one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and her resistance to the British Rule.

33.
Sour And Sweet
157 min | 2010 |
5.8 (8030 votes)
|
7.68 (33 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.

34.
Conan the Barbarian
129 min | 1982 |
6.9 (135785 votes)
|
8.78 (337 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.

35.
Replicant
100 min | 2001 |
5.4 (13576 votes)
|
7.27 (85 reviews)

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

36.
Velayudham
186 min | 2011 |
6.5 (9575 votes)
|
8.37 (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.

37.
Avalon
107 min | 2001 |
6.4 (12757 votes)
|
8.27 (111 reviews)

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

38.
Kindergarten Cop
111 min | 1990 |
6.1 (134334 votes)
|
7.97 (104 reviews)

A tough cop must pose as a kindergarten teacher in order to locate a dangerous criminal's ex-wife, who may hold the key to putting him behind bars.

39.
Home Alone 3
102 min | 1997 |
4.5 (103208 votes)
|
6.36 (137 reviews)

Alex Pruitt, an 8-year-old boy living in Chicago, must fend off international spies who seek a top-secret computer chip in his toy car.

40.
Postal
100 min | 2007 |
4.5 (21246 votes)
|
6.35 (148 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.

41.
Pokémon 3 the Movie: Spell of the Unown
93 min | 2000 |
5.9 (12837 votes)
|
7.73 (54 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.

42.
Miss Congeniality
109 min | 2000 |
6.2 (184412 votes)
|
8.01 (285 reviews)

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

43.
Masters of the Universe
106 min | 1987 |
5.4 (36411 votes)
|
7.19 (174 reviews)

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

44.
Mortal Kombat
101 min | 1995 |
5.8 (100629 votes)
|
7.59 (276 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.

45.
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot
87 min | 1992 |
4.3 (37141 votes)
|
6.09 (87 reviews)

A tough police sergeant's overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.

46.
Dhoom 3
172 min | 2013 |
5.4 (40461 votes)
|
7.19 (348 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.

47.
The Shadow
108 min | 1994 |
6.1 (23104 votes)
|
7.89 (127 reviews)

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

48.
Risen
107 min | 2016 |
6.3 (24778 votes)
|
8.08 (184 reviews)

In 33 AD, a Roman Tribune in Judea is tasked to find the missing body of Jesus Christ, who rose from the dead.

49.
Spy Kids
88 min | 2001 |
5.5 (106981 votes)
|
7.27 (169 reviews)

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

50.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.8 (16479 votes)
|
6.57 (117 reviews)

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

Top 50 overrated action movies

01.
Crimea
99 min | 2017 |
7.3 (32283 votes)
|
1.61 (31 reviews)

This is a story of love, faith and honor, the strength of spirit and true friendship against the backdrop of the real events of the Crimean spring of 2014.

02.
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
152 min | 2017 |
7.0 (551865 votes)
|
3.2 (6675 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.

03.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
138 min | 2015 |
7.9 (848855 votes)
|
4.18 (4772 reviews)

As a new threat to the galaxy rises, Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, an ex-stormtrooper, must join Han Solo and Chewbacca to search for the one hope of restoring peace.

04.
The Mountain II
135 min | 2016 |
8.8 (104221 votes)
|
5.4 (154 reviews)

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

05.
The Boondock Saints
108 min | 1999 |
7.8 (225419 votes)
|
4.64 (460 reviews)

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

06.
Blade Runner 2049
164 min | 2017 |
8.0 (447511 votes)
|
5.5 (2193 reviews)

Young Blade Runner K's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former Blade Runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.

07.
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
118 min | 2009 |
6.3 (61022 votes)
|
3.94 (189 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.

08.
Ocean's 8
110 min | 2018 |
6.8 (179772 votes)
|
4.51 (1029 reviews)

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

09.
Black Panther
134 min | 2018 |
7.3 (611400 votes)
|
5.02 (3229 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.

10.
Star Trek
127 min | 2009 |
7.9 (573027 votes)
|
5.65 (1547 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.

11.
Thor: Ragnarok
130 min | 2017 |
7.9 (571228 votes)
|
5.66 (1302 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.

12.
The Hunger Games
142 min | 2012 |
7.2 (834675 votes)
|
4.99 (1836 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.
U-571
116 min | 2000 |
6.6 (76154 votes)
|
4.39 (413 reviews)

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

14.
7 Days in Entebbe
107 min | 2018 |
5.8 (13390 votes)
|
3.6 (223 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.

15.
The Sweeney
112 min | 2012 |
6.1 (18658 votes)
|
3.9 (112 reviews)

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

16.
Beta Test
88 min | 2016 |
5.7 (10156 votes)
|
3.55 (54 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.

17.
Traffik
96 min | 2018 |
6.0 (18114 votes)
|
3.88 (183 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.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
153 min | 2009 |
7.6 (462471 votes)
|
5.49 (1032 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.

19.
Dunkirk
106 min | 2017 |
7.9 (539050 votes)
|
5.86 (2279 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.

20.
Sparks
90 min | 2013 |
5.7 (8819 votes)
|
3.67 (48 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.

21.
Skyfall
143 min | 2012 |
7.7 (623179 votes)
|
5.7 (1487 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.

22.
Dragged Across Concrete
159 min | 2018 |
7.0 (35000 votes)
|
5.01 (514 reviews)

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

23.
Ghostbusters
117 min | 2016 |
6.5 (201211 votes)
|
4.58 (2191 reviews)

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.

24.
Coffee & Kareem
88 min | 2020 |
5.1 (10226 votes)
|
3.19 (388 reviews)

Twelve-year-old Kareem Manning hires a criminal to scare his mom's new boyfriend -police officer James Coffee - but it backfires, forcing Coffee and Kareem to team up in order to save themselves from Detroit's most ruthless drug kingpin.

25.
Inferno
121 min | 2016 |
6.2 (155420 votes)
|
4.29 (400 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.

26.
Singularity
92 min | 2017 |
3.8 (12830 votes)
|
1.91 (338 reviews)

Earth 2020, 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.

27.
Three Steps Above Heaven
118 min | 2010 |
7.0 (23359 votes)
|
5.13 (44 reviews)

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

28.
Mad Max: Fury Road
120 min | 2015 |
8.1 (863587 votes)
|
6.26 (1939 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.

29.
3000 Miles to Graceland
125 min | 2001 |
6.0 (43381 votes)
|
4.16 (287 reviews)

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

30.
Terminator: Dark Fate
128 min | 2019 |
6.2 (139594 votes)
|
4.37 (2930 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.

31.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (369288 votes)
|
5.22 (2242 reviews)

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

32.
300
117 min | 2006 |
7.6 (725230 votes)
|
5.84 (1988 reviews)

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

33.
Thick as Thieves
104 min | 2009 |
6.0 (33149 votes)
|
4.26 (52 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.

34.
The Ghazi Attack
116 min | 2017 |
7.6 (11611 votes)
|
5.88 (70 reviews)

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

35.
Captain Marvel
123 min | 2019 |
6.9 (427274 votes)
|
5.19 (7109 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.

36.
The Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.3 (114033 votes)
|
3.6 (2502 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.

37.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
111 min | 2003 |
8.1 (984051 votes)
|
6.41 (1806 reviews)

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

38.
Natural Born Killers
118 min | 1994 |
7.3 (213767 votes)
|
5.62 (481 reviews)

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

39.
Death Proof
113 min | 2007 |
7.0 (265117 votes)
|
5.32 (637 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.

40.
Looper
113 min | 2012 |
7.4 (528603 votes)
|
5.72 (629 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.

41.
Fury
134 min | 2014 |
7.6 (418137 votes)
|
5.93 (885 reviews)

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

42.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
141 min | 2017 |
6.7 (266435 votes)
|
5.06 (682 reviews)

After the Kingsman's headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, an allied spy organisation in the United States is discovered. These two elite secret organisations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

43.
Bilal: A New Breed of Hero
105 min | 2015 |
7.9 (17147 votes)
|
6.26 (143 reviews)

A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.

44.
Overdrive
93 min | 2017 |
5.4 (12235 votes)
|
3.78 (56 reviews)

Two car thief brothers, who journey to the south of France for new opportunities, wind up in the cross hairs of the local crime boss.

45.
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
119 min | 2004 |
7.3 (176992 votes)
|
5.68 (596 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.

46.
Precious Cargo
90 min | 2016 |
4.6 (8395 votes)
|
2.98 (65 reviews)

A crime boss tries to make off with loot that belongs to another thief.

47.
Game of Death
92 min | 1978 |
6.1 (16615 votes)
|
4.49 (100 reviews)

A martial arts movie star must fake his death to find the people who are trying to kill him.

48.
I Am Legend
101 min | 2007 |
7.2 (677738 votes)
|
5.59 (1436 reviews)

Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure in this post-apocalyptic action thriller.

49.
Quantum of Solace
106 min | 2008 |
6.6 (400161 votes)
|
5.02 (1199 reviews)

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

50.
Highlander II: The Quickening
91 min | 1991 |
4.3 (43040 votes)
|
2.72 (206 reviews)

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