Best Action Movies of 1993

1.

The Fugitive

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to death, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find the real killer and clear his name.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas, Jeroen Krabbé, Daniel Roebuck, L. Scott Caldwell, Ron Dean ..
Directed by: Andrew Davis
Release date: 1993-08-06
2.

True Romance

6.3
7.9/10 IMDB

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

Starring: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Michael Rapaport, Bronson Pinchot, Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Brad Pitt, Tom Sizemore, Samuel L. Jackson ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1993-09-09
3.

Tombstone

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc Holliday when a gang of renegade brigands and rustlers begins terrorizing the town.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Michael Biehn, Charlton Heston, Jason Priestley, Jon Tenney, Stephen Lang ..
Directed by: George P. Cosmatos
Release date: 1993-12-25
4.

In the Line of Fire

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come back to protection detail to confront the ghosts from his past.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Rene Russo, John Malkovich, Dylan McDermott, Gary Cole, Fred Dalton Thompson, Tobin Bell, John Mahoney, Gregory Alan Williams, Jim Curley ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 1993-07-08
5.

Alive

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager rations and through the freezing cold.

Starring: John Malkovich, Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton, Bruce Ramsay, John Newton, David Kriegel, Kevin Breznahan, Sam Behrens, Illeana Douglas ..
Directed by: Frank Marshall
Release date: 1993-01-15
6.

Bound by Honor

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home" for himself. Cruz becomes an exceptional artist, but a heroin addiction overcomes him with tragic results. Paco becomes a cop and an enemy to his "carnal", Miklo.

Starring: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo, Victor Rivers, Delroy Lindo, Tom Towles, Carlos Carrasco, Teddy Wilson, Raymond Cruz ..
Directed by: Taylor Hackford
Release date: 1993-02-05
7.

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

When a powerful criminal, who is connected to Bruce Wayne's ex-girlfriend, blames the Dark Knight for killing a crime lord, Batman decides to fight against him.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Hart Bochner, Abe Vigoda, Stacy Keach, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Robert Costanzo, Bob Hastings, Dick Miller ..
Directed by: Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski
Release date: 1993-12-25
8.

Demolition Man

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, escapes during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, who had also been cryogenically frozen after being wrongfully accused of killing 30 innocent people while apprehending Phoenix.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Nigel Hawthorne, Benjamin Bratt, Denis Leary, Bob Gunton, Glenn Shadix, Pat Skipper, Steve Kahan ..
Directed by: Marco Brambilla
Release date: 1993-10-08
9.

Menace II Society

5.5
7.5/10 IMDB

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

Starring: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, Glenn Plummer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Samuel L. Jackson, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda, Reginald Ballard, Khandi Alexander, Jullian Roy Doster ..
Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Release date: 1993-05-26
10.

Cliffhanger

5.5
6.5/10 IMDB

A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who are looking for boxes full of money.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner, Rex Linn, Caroline Goodall, Leon, Craig Fairbrass, Gregory Scott Cummins, Denis Forest ..
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Release date: 1993-05-28
11.

Hot Shots! Part Deux

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team—who went in to rescue hostages left behind after Desert Storm.

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, Richard Crenna, Rowan Atkinson, Miguel Ferrer, Brenda Bakke, Jerry Haleva, David Wohl, Mitchell Ryan ..
Directed by: Jim Abrahams
Release date: 1993-05-21
12.

Last Action Hero

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Following the death of his father, young Danny Madigan takes comfort in watching action movies featuring the indestructible Los Angeles cop Jack Slater. After being given a magic ticket by theater manager Nick, Danny is sucked into the screen and bonds with Slater. When evil fictional villain Benedict gets his hands on the ticket and enters the real world, Danny and Jack must follow and stop him.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austin O'Brien, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance, Frank McRae, Tom Noonan, Anthony Quinn, Mercedes Ruehl, Robert Prosky ..
Directed by: John McTiernan
Release date: 1993-06-18
13.

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhood of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered by a Hollywood producer and begins a meteoric rise to fame and an all too short reign as one the most charismatic action heroes in cinema history.

Starring: Jason Scott Lee, Lauren Holly, Robert Wagner, Michael Learned, Nancy Kwan, Lim Kay Tong, Ric Young, Luoyong Wang, Sterling Macer Jr, Sven-Ole Thorsen ..
Directed by: Rob Cohen
Release date: 1993-05-07
14.

Heaven & Earth

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all but destroyed. After being both brutalized and raped, Le Ly resolves to flee. She leaves for the city, surviving desperate situations, but surviving nonetheless. Eventually she meets a U.S. Marine named Steve Butler who treats her kindly and tells her he would like to be married -- maybe to her.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Robert John Burke, Timothy Carhart, Tim Guinee, Hiep Thi Le, Debbie Reynolds, Haing S. Ngor, Joan Chen, Dustin Nguyen, Liem Whatley ..
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 1993-12-24
15.

Judgment Night

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, the four become his unwilling prey in a savage game of cat and mouse as they are mercilessly stalked through the urban jungle in this taut suspense drama.

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Denis Leary, Jeremy Piven, Peter Greene, Michael DeLorenzo, Everlast, Michael Wiseman, Relioues Webb, Eugene Williams ..
Directed by: Stephen Hopkins
Release date: 1993-10-15
16.

The Three Musketeers

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

D'Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to become a musketeer, one of the French king's elite bodyguards, only to discover that the corps has been disbanded by conniving Cardinal Richelieu, who secretly hopes to usurp the throne. Fortunately, Athos, Porthos and Aramis have refused to lay down their weapons and continue to protect their king. D'Artagnan joins with the rogues to expose Richelieu's plot against the crown.

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Chris O'Donnell, Oliver Platt, Tim Curry, Rebecca De Mornay, Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Wincott, Paul McGann, Julie Delpy ..
Directed by: Stephen Herek
Release date: 1993-11-11
17.

Killing Zoe

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Zed is an American vault-cracker who travels to Paris to meet up with his old friend Eric. Eric and his gang have planned to raid the only bank in the city which is open on Bastille day. After offering his services, Zed soon finds himself trapped in a situation beyond his control when heroin abuse, poor planning and a call-girl named Zoe all conspire to turn the robbery into a very bloody siege.

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Tai Thai, Bruce Ramsay, Kario Salem, Salvator Xuereb, Gary Kemp, Martin Raymond, Eric Pascal Chaltiel ..
Directed by: Roger Avary
Release date: 1993-10-01
18.

Hard Target

4.6
6.2/10 IMDB

When a woman's father goes missing, she enlists a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Arnold Vosloo, Lance Henriksen, Yancy Butler, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Wilford Brimley, Ted Raimi, Kasi Lemmons, Willie C. Carpenter, Eliott Keener ..
Directed by: John Woo
Release date: 1993-08-20
19.

Rising Sun

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Connor and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Connor has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their progress difficult until a security disc showing the murder turns up. Close scrutiny proves the disc has been doctored, and the detectives realize they're dealing with a cover-up as well.

Starring: Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Kevin Anderson, Mako, Ray Wise, Stan Egi, Stan Shaw, Tia Carrere ..
Directed by: Philip Kaufman
Release date: 1993-07-30
20.

Sniper

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Tough guy Thomas Beckett is an US soldier working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners on such missions. This time he's accompanied by crack marksman Richard Miller.

Starring: Tom Berenger, Billy Zane, J. T. Walsh, Aden Young, Ken Radley, Reynaldo Arenas, Gary Swanson, Hank Garrett, Frederick Miragliotta, Vanessa Steele ..
Directed by: Luis Llosa
Release date: 1993-01-29
21.

Point of No Return

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborately trained as a phantom killer and subdued into obedience.

Starring: Bridget Fonda, Gabriel Byrne, Dermot Mulroney, Miguel Ferrer, Anne Bancroft, Olivia d'Abo, Richard Romanus, Harvey Keitel, Lorraine Toussaint, Geoffrey Lewis ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1993-03-19
22.

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. Two cops partner to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the 'Wilderness Girls' cookie drive.

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Lovitz, Tim Curry, Kathy Ireland, Whoopi Goldberg, William Shatner, Frank McRae, F. Murray Abraham, Richard Moll ..
Directed by: Gene Quintano
Release date: 1993-02-04
23.

Nowhere to Run

4.4
5.7/10 IMDB

Escaped convict Sam Gillen single-handedly takes on ruthless developers who are determined to evict a widow with two young children.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette, Kieran Culkin, Ted Levine, Tiffany Taubman, Edward Blatchford, Anthony Starke, Joss Ackland, Allan Graf, Leonard Termo ..
Directed by: Robert Harmon
Release date: 1993-01-15
24.

Only the Strong

4.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Former Green Beret Louis Stevens returns to his hometown of Miami after completing military service in Brazil, only to learn that his old high school has become a haven for gangs and drug dealers. After Stevens uses his capoeira skills to kick several drug dealers off of the school property, Kerrigan, one of Stevens' old teachers, sees the impact that Stevens has on the students. Kerrigan gives him the task of teaching Capoeira to a handful of the worst at-risk students at the school.

Starring: Mark Dacascos, Geoffrey Lewis, Stacey Travis, Paco Christian Prieto, Todd Susman, Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter, Richard Coca, Frank Dux, Sergio Kato ..
Directed by: Sheldon Lettich
Release date: 1993-08-27
25.

Striking Distance

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo Christman, navigate the three rivers looking for clues and discovering bodies. This time the victims are women Tom knows, he must find the killer to prove his innocence.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina, Tom Sizemore, Brion James, Robert Pastorelli, Timothy Busfield, John Mahoney, Andre Braugher, Tom Atkins ..
Directed by: Rowdy Herrington
Release date: 1993-09-17
26.

The Program

4.1
6.4/10 IMDB

Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.

Starring: James Caan, Halle Berry, Omar Epps, Craig Sheffer, Kristy Swanson, Abraham Benrubi, Duane Davis, Jon Pennell, Andrew Bryniarski, Michael Flippo ..
Directed by: David S. Ward
Release date: 1993-09-24
27.

Another Stakeout

4.1
5.6/10 IMDB

Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding.

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Rosie O'Donnell, Dennis Farina, Miguel Ferrer, Cathy Moriarty, Marcia Strassman, Dan Lauria, Madeleine Stowe, Frank C. Turner ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1993-07-22
Best Action Movies of 1993 : Babylon 5: The Gathering
28.

Babylon 5: The Gathering

4.0
6.5/10 IMDB

The first installment of this Emmy award-winning series. A movie based at Babylon 5: a new space station built by Humans. The Vorlon ambassador, Kosh, has been poisoned. It is the new commanding officer's, Jeffrey Sinclair, responsibility to find the culprit. Otherwise the space station will fail in its role to bring all the races together.

Starring: Michael O’Hare, Tamlyn Tomita, Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan, Peter Jurasik, Andreas Katsulas, Blaire Baron, John Fleck, Patricia Tallman, Steven R. Barnett ..
Directed by: Richard Compton
Release date: 1993-12-12
29.

The Adventures of Huck Finn

4.0
6.2/10 IMDB

Mischievous Huck Finn is unnerved when his father, reemerging after years away, kidnaps him in an attempt to take away a $600 inheritance from his late mother. Fearing for his life, Huck fakes his own death and escapes. He soon runs into his friend, Jim, a slave fleeing his master. Together, the pair embarks on a raft journey down the Mississippi River, staying ahead of pursuers who blame the slave for Huck's alleged murder.

Starring: Elijah Wood, Courtney B. Vance, Robbie Coltrane, Jason Robards, Ron Perlman, Dana Ivey, Anne Heche, James Gammon, Paxton Whitehead, Tom Aldredge ..
Directed by: Stephen Sommers
Release date: 1993-04-02
Best Action Movies of 1993 : Sharpe's Eagle
30.

Sharpe's Eagle

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by capturing a French Imperial standard: an eagle.

Starring: Sean Bean, Brian Cox, Daragh O'Malley, Assumpta Serna, Michael Cochrane, David Troughton, Daniel Craig, John Tams, Lyndon Davies, Jason Salkey ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1993-05-12
31.

Beyond the Law

4.0
6.4/10 IMDB

Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far 'beyond the law' will Saxon go?

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Madsen, Courtney B. Vance, Leon Rippy, Dennis Burkley, Lyndsay Riddell, Rino Thunder, Rip Torn, Brian Law ..
Directed by: Larry Ferguson
Release date: 1993-04-22
Best Action Movies of 1993 : Sharpe's Rifles
32.

Sharpe's Rifles

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

During the Peninsular War in Spain against the French, Sergeant Richard Sharpe saves the life of Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington and is promoted to Lieutenant. In order to pay the troops Wellesley needs a money draft from the banker Rothschild, but fears he has been captured by the French and sends Sharpe behind enemy lines to find him. Sharpe is given command of a platoon of crack riflemen, led by the surly Irishman Harper and including Hagman and Harris, who resent Sharpe as not being a 'proper officer'.

Starring: Sean Bean, Brian Cox, Daragh O'Malley, Assumpta Serna, David Troughton, John Tams, Jason Salkey, Michael Mears, Julian Fellowes, Lyndon Davies ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1993-05-05
33.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

3.7
4.7/10 IMDB

The four turtles travel back in time to the days of the legendary and deadly samurai in ancient Japan, where they train to perfect the art of becoming one. The turtles also assist a small village in an uprising.

Starring: Paige Turco, Stuart Wilson, Sab Shimono, Vivian Wu, Mark Caso, Corey Feldman, Matt Hill, Jim Raposa, David Fraser, Elias Koteas ..
Directed by: Stuart Gillard
Release date: 1993-03-17
34.

Best of the Best 2

3.7
5.5/10 IMDB

In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to avenge their friend's death by defeating Brakus and shutting down the fight club.

Starring: Eric Roberts, Phillip Rhee, Chris Penn, Edan Gross, Ralf Moeller, Meg Foster, Sonny Landham, Wayne Newton, Betty Carvalho, Simon Rhee ..
Directed by: Robert Radler
Release date: 1993-01-01
35.

The Real McCoy

3.6
5.5/10 IMDB

Karen McCoy is released from prison with nothing but the clothes on her back. Before being incarcerated Karen was the bank robber of her time, but now she wishes for nothing more than to settle down and start a new life. Unfortunately between a dirty parole officer, old business partners, and an idiot ex-husband she will have to do the unthinkable in order to save her son.

Starring: Kim Basinger, Val Kilmer, Terence Stamp, David Dwyer, Gailard Sartain, Zach English, Raynor Scheine, Andy Stahl, Deborah Hobart, Dean Rader Duval ..
Directed by: Russell Mulcahy
Release date: 1993-09-10
Best Action Movies of 1993 : Joshua Tree
36.

Joshua Tree

3.6
5.6/10 IMDB

Wellman Santee (Dolph Lundgren) a former race car driver, whose livelihood is transporting exotic stolen super cars, is involved, with his partner Eddie, in shoot out, resulting in the deaths of his friend and a highway cop. Santee is framed for the cop's murder and jailed in a maximum security prison. A few months later, Santee breaks out after narrowly escaping an attempt on his life. He reaches a local diner where he steals a car, abducts the owner, Rita and flees, completely unaware that his hostage is a deputy sheriff. A massive manhunt ensues, spearheaded by Lt. Severance a tough, obessive cop. Santee leads the detective and his men on a dramatic high speed chase, from the desert wilderness to the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Santee's out to clear his name and when it comes to getting even, he's taking revenge into overdrive.

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Kristian Alfonso, George Segal, Geoffrey Lewis, Beau Starr, Michelle Phillips, Matt Battaglia, Bert Remsen, Michael Paul Chan, Khandi Alexander ..
Directed by: Vic Armstrong
Release date: 1993-04-08
37.

Amos & Andrew

3.6
5.7/10 IMDB

When Andrew Sterling, a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver realizes his mistake and to avoid the bad publicity offers a thief in his jail, Amos Odell a deal.

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Nicolas Cage, Michael Lerner, Margaret Colin, Dabney Coleman, Brad Dourif, Chelcie Ross, Jordan Lund, I.M. Hobson, Jeff Blumenkrantz ..
Directed by: E. Max Frye
Release date: 1993-03-05
38.

The Meteor Man

3.5
5.1/10 IMDB

One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about thirty seconds. Now his friends and family want him to protect their community from the dreaded Golden Lords.

Starring: Robert Townsend, Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griffin, Robert Guillaume, James Earl Jones, Roy Fegan, Don Cheadle, Sinbad, Frank Gorshin, Big Daddy Kane ..
Directed by: Robert Townsend
Release date: 1993-08-06
39.

WCW Slamboree 1993

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Slamboree 1993: A Legends' Reunion was the first annual Slamboree professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by WCW. It took place on May 23, 1993 at The Omni in Atlanta, Georgia. A "Legends Ceremony" occurred at the event, and introduced several legends. The WCW Hall of Fame induction ceremony also occurred, and Lou Thesz, Mr. Wrestling II, Verne Gagne, and Eddie Graham were the inductees. The PPV also saw the reformation of the Four Horsemen, now consisting of Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson, and new member Paul Roma. The main event was Big Van Vader defending the WCW World Heavyweight Title against Davey Boy Smith. Barry Windham defended the NWA World Heavyweight Title against Arn Anderson and The Hollywood Blondes defended the NWA & WCW World Tag Team Championships against Dos Hombres in a steel cage match.

Starring: Leon White, Davey Boy Smith, Barry Windham, Marty Lunde, Brian Pillman, Steve Austin, Rick Blood Sr., Tom Zenk, Steve Borden, Kevin Wacholz ..
Directed by: Craig Leathers, Eric Bischoff
Release date: 1993-05-23
Best Action Movies of 1993 : UFC 1: The Beginning
40.

UFC 1: The Beginning

3.4
7.7/10 IMDB

UFC 1 used an eight-man tournament format, with the winner receiving $50,000. The tournament featured fights with no weight classes or judges. The two rules, no biting or eye gouging, were to be enforced only by a $1,500 fine. The match only ended by submission, knockout, or the fighter's corner throwing in the towel. Gloves were allowed, as Art Jimmerson showed in his Quarterfinal bout against Royce Gracie, which he fought with one boxing glove. Fights consisted of unlimited 5 minute rounds until a winner was decided.

Starring: Royce Gracie, Gerard Gordeau, Ken Shamrock, Kevin Rosier, Patrick Smith, Art Jimmerson, Zane Frazier, Taylor Wily, Jason DeLucia, Trent Jenkins ..
Release date: 1993-11-12
41.

Airborne

3.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Good-natured teen surfer Mitchell Goosen finds himself staying with his aunt and uncle in Cincinnati, Ohio when his parents head to Australia for work. There he meets his cousin, Wiley, and together they try to navigate the perils of high school—avoid the bullies, get the girl, and win a little respect.

Starring: Shane McDermott, Seth Green, Brittney Powell, Chris Conrad, Edie McClurg, Patrick Thomas O'Brien, Alanna Ubach, Jacob Vargas, Daniel Betances, David Betances ..
Directed by: Rob Bowman
Release date: 1993-09-17
42.

WWE King of the Ring 1993

3.3
7.2/10 IMDB

This was the first of 10 King of The Ring events that was produced as a pay-per-view. It took place on June 13, 1993 at The Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio. The inaugural King of the Ring tournament features Bret "Hit Man" Hart, Bam Bam Bigelow, Lex Luger, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, Mr. Perfect, Razor Ramon and other Superstars competing for the crown. Hulk Hogan defends the WWE Championship against Yokozuna. Shawn Michaels defends the WWE Intercontinental Championship against Crush.

Starring: Bret Hart, Scott Charles Bigelow, Curtis Michael Hennig, Scott Hall, James Edward Duggan Jr, Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, Brian Adams, Kevin Nash, Rodney Anoai, Harry Fujiwara ..
Directed by: Vince McMahon
Release date: 1993-06-13
43.

Strapped

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Ex-con attempting to go straight runs across serious problems. His girlfriend gets arrested for dealing crack to an undercover police officer. In a desperate attempt to get the charges dropped against his woman, he strikes deal with weapons cop to turn in local gun dealers. How ever, the D.A. is not satisfied with the results, resulting in some serious game playing and double crossing.

Starring: Michael Biehn, Bokeem Woodbine, Kia Goodwin, William James Stiggers Jr., Chi Ali, Starletta DuPois, Fredro Starr, Jermaine Hopkins, Dina Meyer, Busta Rhymes ..
Directed by: Forest Whitaker
Release date: 1993-08-21
44.

Surf Ninjas

3.3
5.0/10 IMDB

Two Asian-American "surfer-dude" brothers discover they are the long lost princes from a China Sea Island. Part of their inheritance includes magically-induced martial arts prowess and seeing the future. Using their new powers, they act to overthrow the island's current dictator, a despotic madman with a metal face!

Starring: Rob Schneider, Ernie Reyes Jr., Tone Loc, John Karlen, Nicolas Cowan, Leslie Nielsen, Sheng Meng, Tad Horino, Kelly Hu, Philip Tan ..
Directed by: Neal Israel
Release date: 1993-08-20
45.

RoboCop 3

3.3
4.1/10 IMDB

The mega corporation Omni Consumer Products is still bent on creating their pet project, Delta City, to replace the rotting city of Detroit. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of the area have no intention of abandoning their homes simply for desires of the company. To this end, OCP have decided to force them to leave by employing a ruthless mercenary army to attack and harass them. An underground resistance begins and in this fight, Robocop must decide where his loyalties lie.

Starring: Robert John Burke, Nancy Allen, Mario Machado, Jodi Long, John Posey, Mako, Rip Torn, Bruce Locke, John Castle, Edith Ivey ..
Directed by: Fred Dekker
Release date: 1993-04-17
46.

Money for Nothing

3.2
5.7/10 IMDB

When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an investment firm, for advice, before turning to the mob for help laundering the money. While Joey makes plans to leave the country, however, a detective is following his ever-warmer trail in order to recover the cash.

Starring: John Cusack, Debi Mazar, Michael Madsen, Benicio del Toro, Michael Rapaport, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alice Drummond, Maury Chaykin, James Gandolfini, Fionnula Flanagan ..
Directed by: Ramón Menéndez
Release date: 1993-09-10
Best Action Movies of 1993 : WWE U.K. Rampage 1993
47.

WWE U.K. Rampage 1993

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

WWE U.K. Rampage 1993 was an event produced by World Wrestling Federation. It took place on April 11, 1993 at the Sheffield Arena in Sheffield, England.

Starring: Larry Pfohl, Jim Duggan, Brian Adams, Michael Hickenbottom, Fred Ottman, Steve Lombardi, Bob Backlund, Curt Hennig, Samula Anoa'i, Matt Osborne ..
Directed by: Vince McMahon
Release date: 1993-04-11
Best Action Movies of 1993 : WWE Royal Rumble 1993
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WWE Royal Rumble 1993

3.1
6.6/10 IMDB

Royal Rumble (1993) was the sixth annual Royal Rumble. It took place on January 24, 1993 at the ARCO Arena in Sacramento, California. The main event was a Royal Rumble match, a battle royal in which two wrestlers started the match in the ring; every two minutes, another wrestler joined. In total, thirty wrestlers competed to eliminate their competitors by throwing them over the top rope of the wrestling ring onto the arena floor. Bret Hart defends the WWF Championship against Razor Ramon. Shawn Michaels defends the Intercontinental Championship against former tag team partner Marty Jannetty.

Starring: Bret Hart, Scott Hall, Raymond Washington Traylor, Jr., Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, Scott Charles Bigelow, Rodney Anoai, Randy Savage, Matthew Wade Osborne, Scott Carl Rechsteiner, Robert Rechsteiner ..
Directed by: Vince McMahon
Release date: 1993-01-24
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The Last Outlaw

3.1
6.2/10 IMDB

The story follows a band of former Confederate soldiers who were part of a cavalry unit. Their commander, Graff (Rourke) had once been a heroic and staunch supporter of the southern cause, but after losing his family he became cold hearted and ruthless. His second in command is Eustis (Mulroney), whom Graff has trained on the strategies of leadership and combat command.

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Dermot Mulroney, Ted Levine, John C. McGinley, Steve Buscemi, Keith David, Daniel Quinn, Gavan O'Herlihy, Richard Fancy, Tom Connor ..
Directed by: Geoff Murphy
Release date: 1993-10-30
50.

Shootfighter: Fight to the Death

3.1
5.4/10 IMDB

Nick and Ruben are hoodwinked into a "shootfighter" (no-holds-barred, to the death) martial arts match by the evil Mr. Lee, who has a grudge against world shootfighter champ(and teacher of Nick and Ruben) Shingo.

Starring: Bolo Yeung, Maryam d'Abo, William Zabka, Michael Bernardo, Sigal Diamant, Martin Kove, Edward Albert, James Pax, Lang Yung, Richard Eden ..
Directed by: Patrick Allen
Release date: 1993-05-05

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