Top 22 underrated action movies from year 1991

01.
Suburban Commando
90 min | 1991 |
4.5 (9396 votes)
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7.59 (38 reviews)

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

02.
Double Impact
110 min | 1991 |
5.6 (39150 votes)
|
7.45 (82 reviews)

Twin brothers are separated when their parents are murdered but 25 years later they re-unite in order to avenge their parents' death.

03.
Out for Justice
88 min | 1991 |
6.1 (21916 votes)
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7.61 (114 reviews)

The gruesome murder of a Brooklyn Detective will turn the case into a personal vendetta when the deceased's best friend and fellow officer will unleash an all-out attack against a psychotic Mafia enforcer's brutal gang.

04.
Toy Soldiers
111 min | 1991 |
6.6 (19304 votes)
|
8.0 (61 reviews)

A group of troublemaking boys decide to take a stand when terrorists seize control of their boarding school.

05.
The Rocketeer
108 min | 1991 |
6.5 (54900 votes)
|
7.89 (148 reviews)

A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high-flying masked hero.

06.
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man
98 min | 1991 |
6.1 (19255 votes)
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7.45 (88 reviews)

Forced by the imminent foreclosure of their friend's bar, two lifelong buddies will decide to rob a bank's armored car, not knowing that its cargo is not money but a new street drug.

07.
The Hard Way
111 min | 1991 |
6.4 (18918 votes)
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7.69 (62 reviews)

An action movie star researching a role is allowed to tag along with a hardboiled New York City policeman, who finds him superficial and irritating.

08.
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky
91 min | 1991 |
7.1 (11136 votes)
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8.37 (119 reviews)

A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated at a prison run by corrupt officials and seeks to use his martial arts to clean up the system.

09.
The Last Boy Scout
105 min | 1991 |
7.0 (95888 votes)
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8.26 (168 reviews)

A private detective's protected female witness is murdered, prompting him and the victim's boyfriend to investigate the crime that leads to a corrupt politician and a crooked football team owner.

10.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze
88 min | 1991 |
6.0 (53154 votes)
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7.22 (91 reviews)

The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last canister of the ooze that created the Turtles, with which Shredder wants to unleash an army of new mutants.

11.
Backdraft
137 min | 1991 |
6.7 (74975 votes)
|
7.87 (141 reviews)

Two Chicago firefighter brothers, who don't get along, have to work together while a dangerous arsonist is on the loose.

12.
Hudson Hawk
100 min | 1991 |
5.8 (53338 votes)
|
6.92 (227 reviews)

A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot.

13.
Once Upon a Time in China
134 min | 1991 |
7.3 (17790 votes)
|
8.33 (54 reviews)

Late 1800s Foshan, Guangdong: Wong Fei Hung/Jet Li trains men in martial arts to help defend against foreign powers already holding Hong Kong and Macau. He looks after cute 13th Aunt, who's just returned from England. Lots of fight scenes.

14.
Operation Condor
80 min | 1991 |
7.3 (18311 votes)
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8.24 (43 reviews)

Jackie is hired to help the UN find Nazi gold hidden in Sahara. He's accompanied from Spain by 2 (later 3) cute women. As there are others wanting the gold, lots of kung fu fighting and comedy follows.

15.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
137 min | 1991 |
8.5 (1012562 votes)
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9.37 (1248 reviews)

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten year old son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.

16.
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
110 min | 1991 |
7.2 (72452 votes)
|
8.01 (184 reviews)

On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.

17.
Hot Shots!
84 min | 1991 |
6.8 (102612 votes)
|
7.58 (99 reviews)

A parody of Top Gun (1986) in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.

18.
Point Break
122 min | 1991 |
7.3 (166732 votes)
|
8.0 (337 reviews)

An F.B.I. Agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers.

19.
New Jack City
97 min | 1991 |
6.7 (33192 votes)
|
7.33 (75 reviews)

A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him.

20.
Showdown in Little Tokyo
79 min | 1991 |
6.1 (16078 votes)
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6.73 (115 reviews)

Two L.A. cops with opposing views on what is the best way to uphold the law have to work together to bring down the Yakuza, while trying to protect a beautiful woman.

21.
Until the End of the World
158 min | 1991 |
6.8 (9280 votes)
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7.25 (76 reviews)

In 1999, Claire's life is forever changed after she survives a car crash. She rescues Sam and starts traveling around the world with him. Writer Eugene follows them and writes their story, as a way of recording dreams is being invented.

22.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
143 min | 1991 |
6.9 (183325 votes)
|
7.08 (295 reviews)

When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw.

Top 2 overrated action movies from year 1991

01.
Highlander II: The Quickening
91 min | 1991 |
4.2 (44616 votes)
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2.75 (213 reviews)

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

02.
Ricochet
102 min | 1991 |
6.2 (16148 votes)
|
5.86 (67 reviews)

A District Attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop.