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5 action movies that tell the story of heroes fighting villains

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List of the best action movies
A selection of movies for the weekend. Source: Poster

Action movies have always been popular with moviegoers. From dynamic car chases to intense fights, action movies are known for their adrenaline-pumping scenes that keep viewers on their toes. OBOZREVATEL has prepared a list of the most exciting and successful action movies released between 2007 and 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, tells the story of the caped crusader's fight against the Joker. In this movie, he tries to stop the Joker's terror that has captured Gotham City. With Heath Ledger's unforgettable performance as the Joker, the movie keeps the audience on their toes with its dark and suspenseful action.

Inception

IMDB rating: 8.8

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science fiction

Country: USA, UK

Duration: 2h 28min

Year: 2010

Producer: Christopher Nolan

Inception, also directed by Christopher Nolan, tells the story of Dominic Cobb, a skilled villain who is hired to plant an idea in a person's mind through their dreams. With exciting action taking place in different layers of dreams, the movie is a visual spectacle that keeps viewers on their toes until the end.

Iron Man

IMDB rating: 7.9

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science fiction

Country: USA

Duration: 2h 6mins

Year: 2008

Producer: Kevin Feige

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

Avatar

IMDB rating: 7.8

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Country: USA, UK

Duration: 2h 42mins

Year: 2009

Producer: James Cameron

Avatar is set in the future on the planet Pandora, where people are mining a valuable mineral that can save the Earth. The movie tells the story of a disabled Marine who travels to Pandora to infiltrate the Na'vi tribe living on the planet. Thanks to its revolutionary special effects and exciting battle scenes, Avatar has become one of the highest-grossing films 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 52mins

Year: 2009

Producer: Peter Jackson

District 9 is a science fiction film set in a world where aliens have landed on Earth and are forced to live in slums. The movie tells the story of a government agent who gets infected with a virus that turns him into one of the aliens. Thanks to its intense action and thought-provoking plot, the movie received critical acclaim and became a classic.

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