5 action movies about heroes fighting villains


Action movies have always been popular among moviegoers. From dynamic chases to tense fights, action movies are known for their adrenaline-pumping scenes that keep viewers in suspense. OBOZREVATEL prepared a list of the most exciting and successful action movies released from 2007 to 2010.

The dark knight

IMDB Rating: 9.0

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Country: USA, UK

Duration: 2h 32min

Year: 2008

Producer: Christopher Nolan

The Dark Knight, the second film in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, is about a cape-wearing crusader battling the Joker. In this film, he tries to stop the Joker's terror reigning in Gotham City. Thanks to Heath Ledger's unforgettable performance as the Joker, the film keeps the audience in suspense thanks to the dark and tense action.


IMDB Rating: 8.8

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Country: USA, UK

Duration: 2h 28min

Year: 2010

Producer: Christopher Nolan

The Beginning, also directed by Christopher Nolan, tells the story of the skilled villain Dominic Cobb, who is hired to plant an idea in a man's mind through his dreams. With exciting action taking place in different layers of dreams, the film is a visual spectacle that keeps viewers in suspense until the end.

Iron Man

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Country: USA

Duration: 2h 6min

Year: 2008

Producer: Kevin Feige

Iron Man is the story of billionaire industrialist Tony Stark, who creates a high-tech suit to escape his imprisonment and becomes a superhero. With exciting action and charismatic performance as Tony Stark by Robert Downey Jr., the film laid the foundation for the Marvel Cinematic Universe and paved the way for a new era of superhero movies.


IMDB Rating: 7.8

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Country: USA, UK

Duration: 2h 42min

Year: 2009

Producer: James Cameron

The film Avatar is set in the future on the planet Pandora, where humans are mining a valuable mineral that could save the Earth. The film follows a disabled Marine who travels to Pandora to infiltrate the Na'you tribe living on the planet. Thanks to revolutionary special effects and thrilling battle scenes, Avatar has become almost the highest-grossing movie of all time since its release.

District 9

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller

Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada

Duration: 1h 52min

Year: 2009

Produced by: Peter Jackson

"District 9" - A sci-fi film set in a world where aliens have landed on Earth and are forced to live in slums. The film is about a government agent who becomes infected with a virus that turns him into one of the aliens. Thanks to its tense action and thought-provoking plot, the film received critical acclaim and became a cult classic.

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