Top 30 underrated action movies from year 1990

01.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
93 min | 1990 |
6.8 (88240 votes)
|
8.93 (191 reviews)

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

02.
Dick Tracy
105 min | 1990 |
6.1 (59269 votes)
|
7.98 (161 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.

03.
Men at Work
98 min | 1990 |
6.0 (23541 votes)
|
7.77 (70 reviews)

Two garbage men uncover a conspiracy involving illegal toxic waste dumping and decide to bring the whole operation down.

04.
Kindergarten Cop
111 min | 1990 |
6.2 (141006 votes)
|
7.96 (116 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.

05.
Quigley Down Under
119 min | 1990 |
6.9 (20960 votes)
|
8.42 (112 reviews)

Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Wyoming by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.

06.
Lionheart
108 min | 1990 |
6.2 (34201 votes)
|
7.62 (94 reviews)

An Ex-French Soldier begins participating in underground street fights in order to make money for his brother's family.

07.
Death Warrant
89 min | 1990 |
5.7 (17945 votes)
|
7.07 (79 reviews)

In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past.

08.
Bullet in the Head
136 min | 1990 |
7.6 (10234 votes)
|
8.92 (52 reviews)

When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever.

09.
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
104 min | 1990 |
6.4 (17570 votes)
|
7.7 (90 reviews)

A vulgar private detective is hired to find a missing groupie and is drawn into a mystery involving a series of murders tied to the music industry.

10.
Dark Angel
91 min | 1990 |
6.2 (10485 votes)
|
7.49 (68 reviews)

A Renegade Cop is forced to work with an FBI Agent in order to bring down a group of Drug Dealers with sinister plans.

11.
Agneepath
174 min | 1990 |
7.7 (8612 votes)
|
8.93 (49 reviews)

A young boy's quest for revenge leads him to become a gangster as an adult, and with each day he becomes more and more like his enemies. Can he find vengeance and redemption?

12.
Captain America
97 min | 1990 |
3.2 (12187 votes)
|
4.4 (102 reviews)

Frozen in the ice for decades, Captain America is freed to battle against archcriminal The Red Skull.

13.
State of Grace
134 min | 1990 |
7.2 (20607 votes)
|
8.4 (90 reviews)

A New York cop is recruited to return to his hometown and infiltrate the mob ran by his best friend's brother.

14.
Air America
113 min | 1990 |
5.8 (27670 votes)
|
6.97 (46 reviews)

A young pilot finds himself recruited unwittingly into a covert and corrupt C.I.A. airlift organization operating in Vietnam War-era Laos.

15.
Marked for Death
93 min | 1990 |
6.0 (19622 votes)
|
7.16 (96 reviews)

A retired DEA agent is out to hunt down and take out a Jamaican drug posse that has targeted he and his family for murder.

16.
RoboCop 2
117 min | 1990 |
5.8 (83120 votes)
|
6.89 (198 reviews)

Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2.

17.
Bird on a Wire
110 min | 1990 |
6.0 (38576 votes)
|
6.91 (62 reviews)

An old flame discovers her ex-boyfriend from the past is a relocated FBI informant out to stop the bad guys.

18.
Another 48 Hrs.
93 min | 1990 |
5.9 (39999 votes)
|
6.72 (54 reviews)

Jack Cates once again enlists the aid of ex-con Reggie Hammond - this time to take down The Iceman, a ruthless drug lord operating in the San Francisco bay area.

19.
Darkman
96 min | 1990 |
6.4 (60762 votes)
|
7.2 (153 reviews)

A brilliant scientist left for dead returns to exact revenge on the people who burned him alive.

20.
Hard to Kill
96 min | 1990 |
5.8 (28446 votes)
|
6.55 (97 reviews)

Left for dead with his wife killed in their house, L.A. Detective Mason Storm will have to make a quick recovery, expose those behind the murder and take revenge.

21.
The Hunt for Red October
135 min | 1990 |
7.6 (186470 votes)
|
8.35 (281 reviews)

In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine Captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the U.S. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?

22.
Young Guns II
104 min | 1990 |
6.6 (31511 votes)
|
7.34 (70 reviews)

In 1881, cattle baron John Chisum pays a bounty to Patrick Floyd Garrett to kill outlaw Billy the Kid.

23.
Total Recall
113 min | 1990 |
7.5 (311663 votes)
|
8.21 (402 reviews)

When a man goes in to have virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars implanted in his mind, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or is he?

24.
Predator 2
108 min | 1990 |
6.3 (151675 votes)
|
7.0 (338 reviews)

The Predator returns to Earth, this time to stake a claim on the war-torn streets of a dystopian Los Angeles.

25.
Nikita
117 min | 1990 |
7.3 (67108 votes)
|
7.93 (139 reviews)

Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin.

26.
Nightbreed
102 min | 1990 |
6.5 (21025 votes)
|
7.13 (112 reviews)

A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of friendly monsters are hiding from humanity. Meanwhile, a sadistic serial killer is looking for a patsy.

27.
Navy Seals
113 min | 1990 |
5.5 (14577 votes)
|
6.11 (82 reviews)

A Navy Seal team must set out to destroy a shipment of US-built Stinger missiles that have fallen into terrorist hands.

28.
Revenge
124 min | 1990 |
6.2 (17505 votes)
|
6.72 (82 reviews)

A retired US Navy pilot comes to Mexico, where he falls in love with the wife of a powerful businessman. The consequences will be cruel and unforeseen.

29.
Days of Thunder
107 min | 1990 |
6.0 (80700 votes)
|
6.44 (116 reviews)

A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.

30.
Die Hard 2
124 min | 1990 |
7.1 (344873 votes)
|
7.29 (332 reviews)

John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

Top 3 overrated action movies from year 1990

01.
Blue Steel
102 min | 1990 |
5.8 (12708 votes)
|
4.87 (70 reviews)

A rookie in the police force must engage in a cat-and-mouse game with a pistol-wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.

02.
The Rookie
120 min | 1990 |
5.9 (24955 votes)
|
5.32 (74 reviews)

A veteran detective gets stuck with a rookie cop when in pursuit of a German crook.

03.
Memphis Belle
107 min | 1990 |
6.9 (27455 votes)
|
6.58 (64 reviews)

In 1943, the crew of a B-17 based in UK prepares for its 25th and last bombing mission over Germany before returning home to the USA.