Top 20 Action Movies of 2016by muybueno16 | created - 18 Dec 2016 | updated - 5 days ago | Public
Not a remarkable year but a solid year for action buffs.
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1. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the Death Star plans.
Votes: 485,361 | Gross: $532.18M
2. London Has Fallen (2016)
R | 99 min | Action, Thriller
In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning is caught up in a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Votes: 126,610 | Gross: $62.68M
4. Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him, until his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best: make them look like accidents.
Votes: 68,419 | Gross: $21.20M
5. The Magnificent Seven (2016)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Seven gunmen from a variety of backgrounds are brought together by a vengeful young widow to protect her town from the private army of a destructive industrialist.
Votes: 170,374 | Gross: $93.43M
6. Triple 9 (2016)
R | 115 min | Crime, Thriller
A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Votes: 60,954 | Gross: $12.63M
10. The Miller Prediction (2016)
80 min | Action, Drama, History
An American veteran travels to the Middle East searching for peace after suffering the horrors of the Civil War and the ridicule of his peers over his 'Crazy uncle William's prediction' ... See full summary »
11. My Beloved Bodyguard (2016)
Not Rated | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A retired bodyguard who has settled into a corner of the world where China, Russia and North Korea meet as he suffers from early dementia finds a new friend in a young girl. When her life ... See full summary »
13. Operation Mekong (2016)
Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Inspired by the true story known as the Mekong Massacre--two Chinese commercial vessels are ambushed while traveling down the Mekong River in the waters of the Golden Triangle, one of the largest drug-manufacturing regions in the world. 13 sailors are executed at gunpoint, and 900,000 methamphetamine pills are recovered at the scene. Upon discovery, the Chinese government immediately sends a band... See full summary »
Votes: 3,458 | Gross: $0.80M
14. Hell or High Water (II) (2016)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas.
Votes: 179,580 | Gross: $26.86M
15. Vigilante Diaries (2016)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The Vigilante Diaries is a high octane action-adventure following The Vigilante (Paul Sloan) and The Kid (Kevin L. Walker) on dangerous adventures, from the mega-mansions and the underbelly... See full summary »
17. Now You See Me 2 (2016)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Four Horsemen resurface, and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.
Votes: 219,802 | Gross: $65.08M
18. Blackway (2015)
R | 90 min | Thriller
An ex-logger comes to the aid of a woman who returns to her hometown in the Pacific Northwest and finds herself harassed and stalked by a former cop turned crime lord.
Votes: 7,935 | Gross: $0.02M
19. Transpecos (2016)
86 min | Thriller
For three Border Patrol agents working a remote desert checkpoint, the contents of one car will reveal an insidious plot within their own ranks. The next 24 hours will take them on a treacherous journey that could cost them their lives.
20. American Bred (2016)
109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In present day Detroit, where the influence of organized crime has diminished; one of the lasting crime syndicates begins to unravel when lies, mystery and betrayal devour the trust, which holds them together.
21. Deepwater Horizon (2016)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, History
A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.
Votes: 135,228 | Gross: $61.28M
22. Patriots Day (2016)
R | 133 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.
Votes: 77,656 | Gross: $31.89M
25. Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016 Video)
R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Elite snipers Brandon Beckett (Chad Michael Collins) and Richard Miller (Billy Zane) tasked with protecting a gas pipeline from terrorists looking to make a statement. When the battle with ... See full summary »
26. Eliminators (2016)
R | 94 min | Action
A former US Federal Agent must abandon the witness protection program and come out of hiding when his London home is invaded in error due to a wrong address. When the event ends with ... See full summary »
27. Forsaken (I) (2015)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Western
In 1872, an embittered gunslinger named John Henry Clayton attempts to make amends with his estranged father Reverend Samuel Clayton while their community is besieged by ruthless land-grabbers.
28. Hard Target 2 (2016 Video)
R | 104 min | Action, Thriller
Retired mixed martial artist Wes "The Jailor" Baylor (Scott Adkins) can't refuse a million-dollar purse he's offered for one final bout in Myanmar. But when he arrives for the fight, he ... See full summary »
32. Fight Valley (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Drama
A young woman is found dead after getting involved in an underground fighting ring. Her sister Windsor begins training under a respected ex-fighter as she searches for the killer.
33. Standoff (I) (2016)
R | 80 min | Drama, Thriller
Carter (Thomas Jane), a troubled veteran, gets a chance at redemption by protecting a 12-year-old girl from an assassin (Laurence Fishburne) after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun ... See full summary »