10 Best Action Movie Recommendations, Interesting Stories, Exciting Action

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We recommend this best action film for Parents and families who want to enjoy their free time at home. As we know, the current Covid-19 pandemic has changed everyone’s activities. All activities that used to be free to do outside, now have to be limited. All work, school, and others are only done online to reduce the number of Covid-19 transmission.

However, it is not without risk, this situation makes many people vulnerable to stress. The lack of interaction with other people, the anxiety of dealing with the situation, and other pressures experienced during the pandemic may be the most experienced stressors. To deal with stress during a pandemic, there are several steps you can take.

One of them is by doing entertaining activities, such as watching movies. Among the various film genres, you can choose the action film genre. Various thrilling scenes presented in action films can be stress releases. Here is a list of the best action movies that can accompany you at home.

1. Real Steel (2011)

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With great visual effects and a fun video game theme, Real Steel is not an ordinary boxing movie, but full of entertainment. In this film, Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman) used to be a great boxing fighter.

However, he must lose the career he built because the fighters are now replaced by robots. On the IMDB page, the film has a rating of 7.1.

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2. Best Action Film The Departed (2006)

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An Irish gang in Boston led by Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson) is infiltrated by undercover cops William Costigan and Colin Sullivan. These two intruders must do whatever it takes to maintain their cover and find their comrades.

Based on the story of the Boston Winter Hill Gang, this film beautifully retells the stories of Irish-American crime lord Whitey Bulger and his FBI accomplice, John Connolly, who was instrumental in evading Bulger’s arrest for years.

3. The Irishman (2019)

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The film is based on a book called I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. In short, the book is about a hitman in New York in the 1970s. This film is worth watching because it not only presents tension, but also tries to touch the human side.

4. The Night Comes for Us (2018)

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Action movies noir it comes from Indonesia. Ito, a deadly and powerful gangster, changes 180 degrees after he saves Reina, a young girl, from the remnants of her massacred village. Starring Joe Taslim and Iko Uwais, one of Indonesia’s best action films revolves around a man who battles his former gang members to save a girl and, in some ways, himself.

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5. Da 5 Bloods (2020)

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Spike Lee’s latest film is about four war veterans who return to Vietnam after the war. Their arrival was to trace back the piles of gold bullion they had hidden in wartime. On IMDB, the film scores 5.5 and 92 percent on rotten tomatoes, respectively.

6. Extraction (2020)

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Full of violence and big explosions, Extraction is a lot of fun and one of the best choreographed action movies. When black market mercenary Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is hired to save the son of an imprisoned mobster, he must face various obstacles that change his life. This can be said to be one of the best action films of all time.

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7. The Hateful Eight (2015)

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Available as a 168-minute slow burn original, or a long version cut into several episodes, The Hateful Eight is definitely one of Quentin Tarantino’s best action films. In short, this film tells the story of the journey of a hitman who delivers corpses to his master. However, he faced various obstacles along the way.

8. Best Action Film: John Wick Chapter 1-3

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Action movie fans should watch this neo-noir action thriller. According to its genre, this series of films which is often referred to as the “John Wick Trilogy” features actions that are described in violent detail. Sounds “dark” but has a compelling story and plot idea.

John Wick centers on the figure of John Wick -played by Keanu Reeves-, the former greatest assassin who retired. However, the robbery followed by the murder of his beloved dog by a group of petty criminals “wake up” John from his long slumber.

Unpacking again his arsenal of deadly weapons, he took to the streets to exact revenge. As a result, comeback John Wick sparked a furore among hitmen. They compete to kill John Wick for the lucrative rewards promised by the big-time mafia.

The story of John Wick is not finished in just one chapter. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, the latest release in the franchise from director Chad Stahelski, presents the story of John Wick who has to survive because his head is being hunted by assassins and international bounty hunters. Parents You can also watch the actions of two Indonesian martial arts masters in this film, you know. Yes, they are Cecep Arif Rahman and Yayan Ruhiyan who are indeed stars in this film.

In fact, Chapter 4 of John Wick has been worked on and is ready to be released in 2022.

9. Best Action Film: Bourne

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Bourne consists of a series of action films that tell the story of Jason Bourne, a CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) agent who suffers from dissociative amnesia. Bourne, played by Matt Damon, is forced to defect from the CIA to uncover a secret project the organization is suspected of carrying out illegal practices.

Bourne consists of five sequels, namely Bourne Identity, Bourne Supremacy, Bourne Ultimatum, Bourne Legacy, and Jason Bourne. Damon only starred in four of them, with the exception of Bourne Legacy which features Jeremy Renner, as Aaron Cross, the central character in the sequel.

10. Best Action Movie: Mad Max

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Action movie enthusiasts will definitely remember Mel Gibson’s actions in Mad Max (1979) and Mad Max 2 (1981). This post-apocalyptic film tells the story of a post-apocalyptic world, where the law of the jungle prevails. People fight over water and fuel, as well as territory to survive in a harsh world.

Just 34 years later, Mad Max Fury Road was released. The sequel to Mad Max is again being worked on by George Miller, the director who made Mad Max and Mad Max 2. This action film stars Tom Hardy as Max and also enlivened by Charlize Theron.

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