Best Action Movies of 1993

1.

Bound by Honor

5.6
8.0/10 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
2.

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

Andrea Beaumont strolls back into town, rekindling an old romance with Bruce Wayne. At the same time, Batman is mistaken for a masked vigilante assassin who has begun systematically eliminating Gotham's crime bosses. Now on the run, Batman must solve the mystery, while navigating his relationship with Andrea.

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
3.

Menace II Society

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Sobering and incisive, this cautionary drama centers on a street tough 18-year-old facing a moral quandary while trying to turn his life around.

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
4.

In the Line of Fire

5.2
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.

The Three Musketeers

4.7
6.4/10 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
6.

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 Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner 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 Iwamatsu, Ray Wise, Stan Egi, Stan Shaw, Tia Carrere ..
Directed by: Philip Kaufman
Release date: 1993-07-30
7.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

3.6
4.8/10 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
Best Action Movies of 1993 : UFC 1: The Beginning
8.

UFC 1: The Beginning

3.4
8.0/10 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
Best Action Movies of 1993 : Extralarge: Lord of the Sun
9.

Extralarge: Lord of the Sun

3.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Chinese scientist comes to the US but is kidnapped straight away from the airport and switched for his look-alike, which soon suffers death in mysterious car accident. Young girl who says she's scientists niece comes to Jack 'Extralarge' Costello and asks him to find her uncle. Extralarge starts investigation, but someone doesn't want him to learn the truth and whole case is complicated even more when he finds out that the girl is not the person who she claims she is.

Starring: Michael Winslow, Lou Bedford, Bud Spencer, Susan Byun ..
Directed by: Alessandro Capone
Release date: 1993-09-28
10.

Martial Outlaw

2.7
5.7/10 IMDB

A DEA agent and his brother, a Los Angeles cop, battle the Russian mafia.

Starring: Jeff Wincott, Gary Hudson, Krista Errickson, Natasha Pavlovich, Vladimir Skomarovsky, Liliana Komorowska, Gary Wood, Ari Barak, Christopher Kriesa, Thomas Ritz ..
Directed by: Kurt Anderson
Release date: 1993-11-16

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