Best Action Movies of 2021

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Best Action Movies of 2021
Best Action Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: Black Widow (2021), Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021), Jungle Cruise (2021), Wrath of Man (2021), The Tomorrow War (2021), Nobody (2021), Godzilla vs. Kong (2021), Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021), Vanquish (2021), Raya and the Last Dragon (2021), Infinite (2021), Redemption Day (2021), Mortal Kombat (2021), Army of the Dead (2021), 400 Bullets (2021), The Marksman (2021), Boss Level (2021), Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021), The Forever Purge (2021), Fast & Furious 9 (2021).

List of Best Movies

 6.8
 182K
Black Widow (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Natasha Romanoff, on the run from the government following her disobedience to the Sokovia Accords and for aiding Steve Rogers, finds herself on her own and is forced to deal with some of the red in her ledger.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: female spy, strong female lead, female assassin, superheroine, heroes, tough girl, female killer, violence, kgb, russian, spy, marvel entertainment ...
Time: year 1995, 1990s, year 2016, 90s, 2020s ...
Place: russia, norway, budapest, morocco, cuba ...
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Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Zack Snyder's definitive director's cut of Justice League (2017).
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: heroes, superhuman, superhero team, justice league, batman, superhero, alien invasion, super villain, end of the world, team, amazon, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, paris france, london, tower bridge london ...
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 6.7
 72K
Jungle Cruise (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Disney’s live-action adaptation of its iconic theme park ride.
Style: light, colourful, captivating, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, explorer, disneyland, adventure, traveler, danger, supernatural, infatuation, amusement park, reptile, hunter ...
Time: 90s
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 7.2
 98K
Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, non-linear, remake of french film
Plot: revenge, crime boss, robbery, fight for justice, heist, criminal, burglar, gunfight, fighting crime, gang, justice, crime investigation ...
Place: los angeles
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The Tomorrow War (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An ordinary man is recruited by time travellers from 30 years in the future to fight in a war against deadly aliens.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: alien invasion, military, time travel, father daughter relationship, alien, teleportation, father son relationship, glacier, changing the past or future, father son reunion, serum, aliens ...
Place: miami
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 7.4
 146K
Nobody (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark ...
Style: twists and turns, brutal, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir
Plot: home invasion, vengeance, martial arts, crimes, russian mafia, assassin, gangsters, one man army, crime boss, drug lord, tough guy, double life ...
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Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet clash in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, giant animal, monster versus monster, sea monster, giant creature, creature, giant ape, creature feature, monster, king kong, dinosaur ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, antarctica, philadelphia, florida, hong kong
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Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: navy, warrior, one man army, violence, revenge, murder, gunfight, tough guy, black hero, mission, swat team, vengeance ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, syria, washington d.c., north carolina, atlanta georgia ...
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 2.7
 3K
Vanquish (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Victoria is a young mother trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her, but retired cop Damon forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Now, Victoria must use guns, guts and a motorcycle to take out a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: police, child abduction, murder, revenge, criminal, kidnapping, retired cop, hostage, lynching, criminal's revenge, fighting crime, crimes ...
Time: 2020s
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Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Plot unknown.
Style: feel good, sincere, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: kung fu, dragon, disney princess, female warrior, travel, female protagonist, tough girl, sword, warrior, computer animation, good versus evil, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia, southeast asia
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 5.4
 24K
Infinite (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Evan McCauley has skills he never learned and memories of places he has never visited. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, a secret group that call themselves “Infinites” come to his rescue, revealing that his memories are ...
Style: enigmatic, tense, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: reincarnation, secret society, secret, society, mission, past life, mystery, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, social relations, supernatural power, memories ...
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 6.1
 22K
Redemption Day (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, terrorist, secret agents, soldier, violence, military, heroes, terrorism, danger, leader, death, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, syria, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, morocco ...
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 6.1
 133K
Mortal Kombat (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A failing boxer uncovers a family secret that leads him to a mystical tournament called Mortal Kombat where he meets a group of warriors who fight to the death in order to save the realms from the evil sorcerer Shang Tsung.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: martial arts tournament, martial arts, master warrior, martial artist, fight, save the world, fighting movie, alternate dimension, chase, god, magic, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, japan
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Army of the Dead (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, road movie, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, heist, apocalypse, survival, death, violence, father daughter conflict, safecracker, casino, booby trap ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
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 4.5
 4K
400 Bullets (2021)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: One cold winter night in Afghanistan is about to get a whole lot worse for Rana Rae, a Gurkha soldier left to guard a British military outpost, when Captain Noah Brandt arrives looking for refuge from a group of rogue special ops and a cell of ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: gunfight, soldier, murder, danger, military officer, blood, war, officer, fight scenes, battles, deadly, combat ...
Place: europe
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 5.6
 20K
The Marksman (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jim Hanson’s quiet life is suddenly disturbed by two people crossing the US/Mexico border – a woman and her young son – desperate to flee a Mexican cartel. After a shootout leaves the mother dead, Jim becomes the boy’s reluctant defender. He ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mafia, drug cartel, murder, chase, life is a bitch, boy, violence, ranch, danger, criminal underworld, heroes, assassin ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, mexico, arizona
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 6.9
 41K
Boss Level (2021)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired special forces officer is trapped in a never-ending time loop on the day of his death.
Style: psychotronic, ambiguous ending, intense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: time loop, repeated event, tough guy, time traveler, martial arts, time travel, hitman, one against many, time machine, trapped, end of the world, disguise ...
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Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy finds himself pursued by two assassins in the Montana wilderness with a survival expert determined to protecting him - and a forest fire threatening to consume them all. Download : ...
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: murder witness, forest fire, female protagonist, assassin, murder, wilderness, child in peril, firefighter, survival, witness, strong female character, child witness ...
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The Forever Purge (2021)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: All the rules are broken as a sect of lawless marauders decides that the annual Purge does not stop at daybreak and instead should never end as they chase a group of immigrants who they want to punish because of their harsh historical past.
Plot: murder, turning the tables, machine gun, rescue, fascism, race against time, walkie talkie, threat to kill, disarming someone, saving a life, father daughter relationship, horse ...
Place: el paso texas, mexico, texas, usa
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Fast & Furious 9 (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand, Canada
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise.
Style: entertaining, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street racing, car chase, chases and races, car, showdown, family, fight scenes, chase, murder, crimes, danger, revenge ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr), jamaica, moscow russia, las vegas
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 4.3
 510
Insight (2021)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jian (Ken Zheng) is a counter terrorism agent who blends his skills as a martial artist and clairvoyant to bring the world's most nefarious individuals to justice. This lone wolf is is forced to make an unexpected detour to Los Angeles upon ...
Plot: brother, cover up, martial artist, investigation, martial art, clairvoyant, martial arts, justice, dead brother, lapd, counter terrorism
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 4.9
 4K
The Virtuoso (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Qatar, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lonesome stranger with nerves of steel must track down and kill a rogue hitman to satisfy an outstanding debt. But the only information he's been given is a time and location where to find his quarry. No name. No description. Nothing.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: police, assassin, hitman, murder, mission, hunt down, criminal, secret identity, murderer, murder mystery, mystery, track down ...
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 5.3
 28K
Tom and Jerry (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse get kicked out of their home and relocate to a fancy New York hotel, where a scrappy employee named Kayla will lose her job if she can't evict Jerry before a high-class wedding at the hotel. Her solution? Hiring ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cat and mouse, talking animals, cartoon cat, surrealism, rivalry, animal protagonist, duo, animal that acts human, urban setting, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphic cat, anthropomorphic mouse ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Following a brutal series of murders taking place on Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, Gotham City's young vigilante known as the Batman sets out to pursue the mysterious serial killer alongside police officer James Gordon and district ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: crime family, superhero, halloween, batman, investigation, crimes, showdown, murder mystery, heroes, organized crime, police investigation, murder investigation ...
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Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce and hitman Darius Kincaid – are back on another life-threatening mission. Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius's even more volatile wife, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, buddy comedy, entertaining
Plot: hitman, adventure, bodyguard, killer, covert operation, fight, agent, millionaire, special agents, female killer, crimes, cybercrime ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: russia, greece, croatia, eastern europe, italy ...
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Willy's Wonderland (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his car breaks down, a quiet loner agrees to clean an abandoned family fun center in exchange for repairs. He soon finds himself waging war against possessed animatronic mascots while trapped inside Willy's Wonderland.
Style: suspense, captivating, ironic, tense, horror spoof ...
Plot: killer robot, amusement park, carnival, nightmare, clown, survival, evil doll, apocalypse, group of friends, supernatural horror, objects come to life, locked in a room ...
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Finding 'Ohana (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two Brooklyn siblings' summer in a rural Oahu town takes an exciting turn when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an adventure, leading them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage.
Style: funny, entertaining, captivating, exciting
Plot: treasure map, lost treasure, brother sister relationship, secret passageway, treasure chest, adventure, hidden treasure, treasure hunter, treasure hunt, cave, treasure, escapades ...
Place: hawaii
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 5.6
 20K
The Ice Road (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, an ice road driver must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners.
Plot: truck driver, truck, snow, ice, trapped, cold, ocean, rescue, mission, mine, wounded, diamond mine ...
Place: north dakota, canada
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Outside the Wire (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic, intense
Plot: war, cyborgs, spy, survival, artificial intelligence, nuclear missile, showdown, androids, one against many, top secret, killer robot, military ...
Time: near future, 2030s
Place: russia, ukraine, utah
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 4.1
 6K
The Misfits (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After being recruited by a group of unconventional thieves, renowned criminal Richard Pace finds himself caught up in an elaborate gold heist that promises to have far-reaching implications on his life and the lives of countless others.
Plot: one night stand, female criminal, sand dune, desert, burglar, gold bar, prison, prison escape, fish, aquarium, flowers, explosion ...
Place: los angeles, middle east
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