Top 50 underrated action movies

01.
Suburban Commando
90 min | 1991 |
4.4 (8702 votes)
|
7.51 (32 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 (30861 votes)
|
7.74 (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 (17259 votes)
|
6.98 (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.
George of the Jungle
92 min | 1997 |
5.4 (66571 votes)
|
7.74 (92 reviews)

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

05.
Battle Royale II
134 min | 2003 |
4.7 (18435 votes)
|
7.0 (147 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.

06.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
93 min | 2004 |
5.0 (44323 votes)
|
7.27 (122 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.

07.
Postal
100 min | 2007 |
4.5 (21246 votes)
|
6.7 (139 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.

08.
Jason X
91 min | 2001 |
4.4 (47421 votes)
|
6.56 (456 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.

09.
Barb Wire
98 min | 1996 |
3.3 (23719 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 (114 reviews)

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

11.
MSG: The Messenger of God
197 min | 2015 |
6.6 (11081 votes)
|
8.69 (150 reviews)

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

12.
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.

13.
Undercover Brother
86 min | 2002 |
5.8 (31559 votes)
|
7.86 (127 reviews)

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

14.
Far Cry
95 min | 2008 |
3.1 (12600 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.

15.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
95 min | 1995 |
5.2 (23822 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.

16.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
93 min | 1990 |
6.8 (79673 votes)
|
8.83 (157 reviews)

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

17.
Eight Legged Freaks
99 min | 2002 |
5.4 (50550 votes)
|
7.42 (212 reviews)

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

18.
Moonwalker
93 min | 1988 |
6.1 (15011 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.

19.
Over the Top
93 min | 1987 |
5.8 (46879 votes)
|
7.77 (114 reviews)

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

20.
Die Piratenbraut
124 min | 1995 |
5.6 (24116 votes)
|
7.56 (128 reviews)

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

21.
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.

22.
D.E.B.S.
91 min | 2004 |
5.3 (13498 votes)
|
7.24 (136 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.

23.
Dick Tracy
105 min | 1990 |
6.1 (54243 votes)
|
8.03 (140 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.

24.
Dhoom 3
172 min | 2013 |
5.4 (40461 votes)
|
7.33 (337 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.

25.
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
88 min | 1988 |
6.6 (11413 votes)
|
8.51 (43 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.

26.
Spy Kids
88 min | 2001 |
5.4 (101517 votes)
|
7.31 (158 reviews)

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

27.
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.

28.
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.

29.
Bitch Slap
109 min | 2009 |
4.5 (13023 votes)
|
6.39 (54 reviews)

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

30.
Zombeavers
77 min | 2014 |
4.8 (15138 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.

31.
Conan the Barbarian
129 min | 1982 |
6.9 (129988 votes)
|
8.78 (307 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.

32.
Hard Target
97 min | 1993 |
6.2 (41523 votes)
|
8.08 (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.

33.
Mortal Kombat
101 min | 1995 |
5.8 (95253 votes)
|
7.67 (246 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.

34.
The Adventures of Pluto Nash
95 min | 2002 |
3.8 (22877 votes)
|
5.67 (128 reviews)

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

35.
Masters of the Universe
106 min | 1987 |
5.4 (34502 votes)
|
7.27 (158 reviews)

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

36.
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.

37.
Catwoman
104 min | 2004 |
3.3 (104251 votes)
|
5.16 (569 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.

38.
Pokémon 3: The Movie
93 min | 2000 |
5.8 (12054 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.

39.
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.

40.
The Karate Kid Part II
113 min | 1986 |
6.0 (67026 votes)
|
7.84 (92 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.

41.
Bleach
108 min | 2018 |
6.4 (8960 votes)
|
8.22 (188 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.
Ishtar
107 min | 1987 |
4.4 (9771 votes)
|
6.22 (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.

43.
Freddy vs. Jason
97 min | 2003 |
5.7 (105073 votes)
|
7.51 (658 reviews)

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

44.
Miss Congeniality
109 min | 2000 |
6.2 (173236 votes)
|
8.0 (273 reviews)

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

45.
In Your Name
132 min | 2003 |
7.1 (14394 votes)
|
8.89 (42 reviews)

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

46.
The Man Who Knew Too Little
94 min | 1997 |
6.6 (27869 votes)
|
8.36 (94 reviews)

Wallace Ritchie (Bill Murray) is mistaken for a spy and must stop a plot to assassinate international leaders at a banquet.

47.
Avalon
107 min | 2001 |
6.5 (12404 votes)
|
8.26 (109 reviews)

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

48.
Howard the Duck
110 min | 1986 |
4.7 (40455 votes)
|
6.46 (249 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.

49.
The Shadow
108 min | 1994 |
6.1 (21944 votes)
|
7.86 (122 reviews)

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

50.
Pokémon the Movie 2000
99 min | 1999 |
6.1 (19337 votes)
|
7.85 (62 reviews)

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

Top 50 overrated action movies

01.
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
152 min | 2017 |
7.1 (478586 votes)
|
3.23 (6018 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.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
138 min | 2015 |
8.0 (796887 votes)
|
4.25 (4425 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.

03.
Berg II
135 min | 2016 |
9.0 (101575 votes)
|
5.45 (131 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.

04.
The Boondock Saints
108 min | 1999 |
7.8 (218911 votes)
|
4.6 (428 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)
|
4.24 (38 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 (59260 votes)
|
3.8 (183 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 (395659 votes)
|
5.54 (1922 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)
|
3.7 (102 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 |
5.9 (11274 votes)
|
3.53 (50 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 (513655 votes)
|
5.53 (1113 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.
The Hunger Games
142 min | 2012 |
7.2 (795442 votes)
|
4.84 (1768 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.

12.
Black Panther
134 min | 2018 |
7.3 (545914 votes)
|
4.96 (2964 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.

13.
U-571
116 min | 2000 |
6.6 (73329 votes)
|
4.35 (396 reviews)

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

14.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
153 min | 2009 |
7.6 (428196 votes)
|
5.36 (972 reviews)

As Harry Potter 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 dark past.

15.
Traffik
96 min | 2018 |
6.0 (17092 votes)
|
3.76 (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.

16.
Star Trek
127 min | 2009 |
7.9 (560612 votes)
|
5.68 (1492 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.

17.
Dunkirk
106 min | 2017 |
7.9 (483711 votes)
|
5.84 (2055 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.

18.
Singularity
92 min | 2017 |
3.9 (12493 votes)
|
1.87 (303 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.

19.
Skyfall
143 min | 2012 |
7.7 (598738 votes)
|
5.68 (1428 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.

20.
Mad Max: Fury Road
120 min | 2015 |
8.1 (780758 votes)
|
6.11 (1764 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.

21.
3000 Miles to Graceland
125 min | 2001 |
6.0 (41708 votes)
|
4.03 (281 reviews)

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

22.
300
117 min | 2006 |
7.7 (700772 votes)
|
5.74 (1926 reviews)

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

23.
Inferno
121 min | 2016 |
6.2 (142705 votes)
|
4.24 (367 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.

24.
Setup
85 min | 2011 |
4.4 (19447 votes)
|
2.45 (74 reviews)

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

25.
Death Proof
113 min | 2007 |
7.0 (251712 votes)
|
5.09 (599 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 (11215 votes)
|
3.89 (183 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.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
111 min | 2003 |
8.1 (927931 votes)
|
6.21 (1710 reviews)

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

28.
Cloverfield
85 min | 2008 |
7.0 (355850 votes)
|
5.2 (2173 reviews)

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

29.
Dragged Across Concrete
159 min | 2018 |
7.0 (22954 votes)
|
5.21 (345 reviews)

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

30.
Captain Marvel
123 min | 2019 |
7.0 (366441 votes)
|
5.21 (6741 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.
The Wall
88 min | 2017 |
6.2 (21080 votes)
|
4.43 (124 reviews)

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

32.
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.

33.
The Predator
107 min | 2018 |
5.4 (102832 votes)
|
3.67 (2332 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.

34.
Ocean's Eight
110 min | 2018 |
6.2 (154443 votes)
|
4.49 (934 reviews)

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

35.
Highlander II: The Quickening
91 min | 1991 |
4.3 (41672 votes)
|
2.61 (201 reviews)

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

36.
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
119 min | 2004 |
7.3 (168477 votes)
|
5.62 (574 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.

37.
Behind Enemy Lines
106 min | 2001 |
6.4 (95414 votes)
|
4.73 (285 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.

38.
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.

39.
Fury
134 min | 2014 |
7.6 (390417 votes)
|
5.95 (756 reviews)

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

40.
Alexander
175 min | 2004 |
5.6 (156062 votes)
|
3.96 (1080 reviews)

Alexander, 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 (333135 votes)
|
4.16 (1010 reviews)

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

42.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
123 min | 2014 |
6.6 (386030 votes)
|
4.97 (538 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.

43.
Quantum of Solace
106 min | 2008 |
6.6 (382084 votes)
|
4.98 (1135 reviews)

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

44.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
146 min | 2013 |
7.5 (582790 votes)
|
5.89 (609 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.

45.
96 Hours - Taken 2
92 min | 2012 |
6.3 (273195 votes)
|
4.7 (471 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.
Inception
148 min | 2010 |
8.8 (1883093 votes)
|
7.2 (3090 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.

47.
The Patriot
165 min | 2000 |
7.2 (240741 votes)
|
5.61 (781 reviews)

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

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.
London Has Fallen
99 min | 2016 |
5.9 (130400 votes)
|
4.32 (482 reviews)

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

50.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
141 min | 2017 |
6.8 (240655 votes)
|
5.23 (635 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.