Best Action Movies of 1995

1.

Braveheart

6.8
8.3/10 IMDB

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Catherine McCormack, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen, Brendan Gleeson, James Robinson, James Cosmo, Sean McGinley, Gerda Stevenson ..
Directed by: Mel Gibson
Release date: 1995-05-24
2.

Heat

6.7
8.2/10 IMDB

Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the other even though they are aware their cat-and-mouse game may end in violence.

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore, Diane Venora, Amy Brenneman, Ashley Judd, Mykelti Williamson, Natalie Portman ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1995-12-15
3.

Die Hard: With a Vengeance

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, until a genius named Simon engages McClane, his new "partner" -- and his beloved city -- in a deadly game that demands their concentration.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson, Graham Greene, Colleen Camp, Larry Bryggman, Anthony Peck, Nicholas Wyman, Sam Phillips, Kevin Chamberlin ..
Directed by: John McTiernan
Release date: 1995-05-19
4.

Crimson Tide

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, Matt Craven, George Dzundza, Viggo Mortensen, James Gandolfini, Rocky Carroll, Jaime Gomez, Michael Milhoan, Scott Burkholder ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1995-05-12
5.

GoldenEye

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

When a powerful satellite system falls into the hands of Alec Trevelyan, AKA Agent 006, a former ally-turned-enemy, only James Bond can save the world from an awesome space weapon that -- in one short pulse -- could destroy the earth! As Bond squares off against his former compatriot, he also battles Trevelyan's stunning ally, Xenia Onatopp, an assassin who uses pleasure as her ultimate weapon.

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean, Izabella Scorupco, Famke Janssen, Joe Don Baker, Judi Dench, Gottfried John, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Cumming, Tchéky Karyo ..
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Release date: 1995-11-16
6.

Desperado

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

El Mariachi, a musician, arrives in a Mexican town and is mistaken as a hit-man. He runs into trouble with a local drug lord and seeks to avenge the death of his lover.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida, Cheech Marin, Steve Buscemi, Carlos Andrés Gómez, Quentin Tarantino, Tito Larriva, Angel Aviles, Danny Trejo ..
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Release date: 1995-08-25
7.

Bad Boys

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other.

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Téa Leoni, Tchéky Karyo, Joe Pantoliano, Marg Helgenberger, Michael Imperioli, Theresa Randle, Anna Levine, Nestor Serrano ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 1995-04-07
8.

Outbreak

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White House.

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Patrick Dempsey, Benito Martinez, Malick Bowens, Zakes Mokae ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 1995-03-10
9.

The Quick and the Dead

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.

Starring: Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobin Bell, Roberts Blossom, Kevin Conway, Keith David, Lance Henriksen, Pat Hingle ..
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Release date: 1995-02-09
10.

Assassins

5.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then return to civilian life. But finding his way out of the world of contract killing grows ever more dangerous as Rath falls for his female target and becomes a marked man himself.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore, Anatoli Davydov, Muse Watson, Steve Kahan, Kelly Rowan, Reed Diamond, Kai Wulff, Kerry Skalsky ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1995-10-06

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