Top 10 Action Movies of 2010

2010 have witnessed the launch of many great movies. Action is a genre that most people enjoy and there were impressive movie releases in 2010 so, here are some of the best action movies:


1. Inception

Christopher Nolan makes the best movies ever! After seeing the Dark Knight, i hadn’t expected any other movie to come close to what the Dark Knight had provided. But Christopher Nolan proved me wrong. He came up with inception, a brilliant movie which deserves compliments beyond imaginable levels.

The movie is smart, freakishly innovative and thrilling to the utmost level. With great visuals, directing, acting and an incredible story, Inception reaches the top of the charts as the best action movie in 2010.


2. The A Team

From the directors of Smokin Aces and Pride and Glory, Joe Carnahan makes this action packed thriller that is undoubtedly one of the best action movies of 2010. The cast of this movie is great with Niam Neeson, Bradley Cooper and Jessica Biel.

The A Team is about a group of special agents who were framed and is on a mission to clear their names with the US military. The movie may be loud and disoriented, but it is a movie that contains brilliant tactics, adrenaline rushing action and put together by great acting from the cast.


3. Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time

It is not easy to reduce the length of a whole game into a 120 minute movie! But Mike Newell (who had directed Harry Potter and the Goblet of fire) and his crew had done a great job in putting together a great story within the time frame. This Prince of Persia movie is about the quest young prince and princess who were fugitives to stop the villain who threatens to destroy the world unknowingly for his own selfish gains.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is a well action packed thriller with a great story. The journey they take is fun to watch as they make it a little bit funny. It doesn’t give justice to the game, but it does entertain and is easily one of the best video game adaption of all time.


4. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 1

Alas something good from the Harry Potter franchise. We were worried that the Goblet of Fire would be the best in the movie series. But “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I” has surpassed our fear and delivered a brilliant movie. This movie can be termed as the best movie in the Harry Potter franchise with the Goblet of Fire not being far behind.

Harry Potter is on a quest to find all the horcruxes and destroy them. Harry Potter also uncovers the existence of the three most powerful objects, the Deathly Hallows, which would get into the wrong hands.


5. Iron Man 2

The first Iron Man movie was critically praised with Robert Downey JR’s great performance, a great story along with action packed thrilling sequences. The Iron Man 2 was a worthy sequel. The sequel doesn’t disappoint and comes with strong performances from the lead characters.

Iron man 2 has a lot of villains like the Black Widow and Ivan Vanko, an inventor who duplicates tony Starks invention of Iron Man. But at the same time Iron Man gets a sidekick, War Machine played by Don Cheadle. Its fun to see them battle side by side to save the world.


6. The Losers

The Losers may not be the best movie in terms of plot and story. But this movie excels in the relative coolness compared to other movies. The movie is violent, loud and in many areas funny, backed by a crew of great actors.

The Losers is a movie similar to the A team, where some members were betrayed and left for dead. They go back into action and find the person who betrayed them and get their revenge.


7. The Other Guys

The Other Guys starring Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell, is one of the best action comedy movie i have ever seen. The whole movie is filled with instances that will throw you off your seat. The movie features strong performances from the lead roles and the supporting actors.

The Other Guys is a movie about tow guys in a police department. One, a wannabe tough guy while the other a guy loyal to his job. It shows the funny action adventures they get themselves into in order to get themselves out from the “other guys” rep. Overall, this is a movie worth watching.


8. Green Zone

Paul Greengrass patch up with Matt Damon again, but this time not for another Bourne movie, but for Green Zone. Green Zone is an Iraq based war movie. When Chief Miller finds out that the intelligence was faulty, he goes rogue in overarch of Weapons of Mass Destruction in a dangerous location.

The movie starts off slow, but it builds up pace as we get to the end. The movie ends greatly with the soldier spreading the truth to the world about the faulty Intel and how the US has framed Iraq in the name of WMD.


9. Kick Ass

Kick Ass is a different movie all together. Its about a teenage boy who wants to change his life by saving the innocent in a scuba diving suit, and a father-daughter duo who are professional trained people who would like to avenge those who had ruined their life.

Kick Ass is action packed and has a fun script. There are instances that will make you laugh but the real fun is seeing the two kids execute the plan skillfully with extreme fighting combat skills. Kick Ass is a fun movie to watch.


10. Unstoppable

Though Unstoppable doesn’t have weapons and robberies to induce the action, it certainly entertains us greatly. Unstoppable is about two guys stranded in a railway track trying to stop an unmanned train going to crash into a highly inflammable factory that could blow up the entire city.

The lead cast of the movie shows great performance along with some laughable moments. Unstoppable is surely a movie to be enjoyed.

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4 Responses

  1. Tom

    I can’t believe TRON: Legacy isn’t on here. For an action movie it was an absolute blast.


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