Best Action Movies of 1992

1.

The Last of the Mohicans

6.1
7.7/10 IMDB

As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by Hawkeye, an orphaned settler adopted by the last of the Mohicans.

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig, Jodhi May, Steven Waddington, Wes Studi, Maurice Roeves, Patrice Chéreau, Edward Blatchford ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1992-09-25
2.

Batman Returns

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces the Penguin—a warped and deformed individual who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society, with the help of Max Schreck, a crooked businessman, whom he coerces into helping him run for the position of Mayor of Gotham, while they both attempt to frame Batman in a different light. Batman must attempt to clear his name, all while also deciding just what must be done with the mysterious Catwoman slinking about.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Michael Gough, Michael Murphy, Cristi Conaway, Andrew Bryniarski, Pat Hingle, Vincent Schiavelli ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 1992-06-19
3.

Lethal Weapon 3

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the beautiful yet hardnosed internal affairs sergeant who catches Riggs's eye.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Stuart Wilson, Steve Kahan, Mary Ellen Trainor, Darlene Love, Traci Wolfe, Ebonie Smith ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1992-05-15
4.

The Bodyguard

5.4
6.3/10 IMDB

A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks fireworks of another sort, and the love-averse tough guy is torn between duty and romance.

Starring: Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner, Michele Lamar Richards, Ralph Waite, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs, Tomas Arana, Mike Starr, Christopher Birt, DeVaughn Nixon ..
Directed by: Mick Jackson
Release date: 1992-11-25
5.

Alien³

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The prison does not allow weapons of any kind, and with aid being a long time away, the prisoners must simply survive in any way they can.

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Pete Postlethwaite, Ralph Brown, Paul McGann, Danny Webb, Lance Henriksen, Brian Glover, Tom Woodruff Jr. ..
Directed by: David Fincher
Release date: 1992-05-22
6.

Juice

5.2
7.1/10 IMDB

Four Harlem friends -- Bishop, Q, Steel and Raheem -- dabble in petty crime, but they decide to go big by knocking off a convenience store. Bishop, the magnetic leader of the group, has the gun. But Q has different aspirations. He wants to be a DJ and happens to have a gig the night of the robbery. Unfortunately for him, Bishop isn't willing to take no for answer in a game where everything's for keeps.

Starring: Omar Epps, Tupac Amaru Shakur, Khalil Kain, Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah, Vincent Laresca, Michael Badalucco, Donald Faison, Maggie Rush ..
Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson
Release date: 1992-01-17
7.

Patriot Games

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Thora Birch, Sean Bean, Patrick Bergin, Polly Walker, James Fox, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones, Richard Harris ..
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Release date: 1992-06-04
8.

Romper Stomper

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman who is prone to epileptic seizures joins the skins' merry band, and helps them on their run from justice, but is her affliction also a sign of impurity?

Starring: Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock, Jacqueline McKenzie, Alex Scott, Leigh Russell, Daniel Wyllie ..
Directed by: Geoffrey Wright
Release date: 1992-03-05
9.

Thunderheart

4.7
6.8/10 IMDB

An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage.

Starring: Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, Graham Greene, Fred Ward, Fred Dalton Thompson, Sheila Tousey, Ted Thin Elk, John Trudell ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 1992-04-03
10.

Under Siege

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned for every contingency but ignore the ship's cook, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback -- an error that could be fatal.

Starring: Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey, Erika Eleniak, Patrick O'Neal, Damian Chapa, Michael Des Barres, Andy Romano, Colm Meaney, Nick Mancuso ..
Directed by: Andrew Davis
Release date: 1992-10-08

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