Top 20 Action Movies of 2016by muybueno16 | created - 18 Dec 2016 | updated - 13 Jan 2020 | 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
In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction.
Votes: 582,377 | 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: 151,755 | Gross: $62.68M
4. Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Bishop's most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life in order to make him complete three impossible assassinations and make them look like accidents.
Votes: 81,059 | Gross: $21.22M
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: 200,044 | Gross: $93.43M
6. Triple 9 (2016)
R | 115 min | Action, 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: 70,109 | 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 suffering from dementia finds a new friend in a young girl. When her life is threatened by her father's connection with crime, he must call upon his abandoned skills to save her.
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: 4,481 | 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: 215,150 | Gross: $26.86M
15. Vigilante Diaries (2016)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After killing a lot of bad guys including Armenians, Vigilante is wanted by the Armenian mafia boss, who gets help - but so does Vigilante.
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: 266,760 | 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: 9,583 | 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. 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: 160,775 | Gross: $61.43M
21. 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: 97,794 | Gross: $31.89M
23. Re: Born (2016)
Not Rated | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A legend covert soldier with a mysterious past now decides to once again unleash his beast inside of him to stand up for what he cares about.
24. Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016 Video)
R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Snipers ordered to protect a gas pipeline from terrorists suspect a security breach when they're targeted by a ghost shooter who knows their location.
25. Eliminators (2016)
R | 94 min | Action, Thriller
Thomas, widower and ex federal agent, hides in London with his daughter. 3 men break in. Thomas kills them. His photo ends on TV. A US crime boss sends a killer to London.
26. 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.
27. Hard Target 2 (2016 Video)
R | 104 min | Action, Thriller
Wes is slumming it in Bangkok 6 months after killing his best friend in a match in Vegas. He's tricked into Myanmar's jungle, where he's the fox in rich people's hunt.
31. 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.
32. Standoff (I) (2016)
R | 80 min | Drama, Thriller
A young girl photographs an assassin killing 4 at a cemetery. He wants no witnesses. Carter, a veteran in a farmhouse, is all standing between him and the girl.