Best Action Movies of 2005

1.

Batman Begins

6.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Morgan Freeman ..
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Release date: 2005-06-10
2.

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

6.4
7.5/10 IMDB

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz, Jimmy Smits ..
Directed by: George Lucas, David Tattersall
Release date: 2005-05-17
3.

Sin City

6.3
8.0/10 IMDB

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and then there are those hoping for a little of both. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still trying to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Clive Owen, Devon Aoki, Rosario Dawson, Benicio del Toro, Michael Clarke Duncan, Alexis Bledel, Carla Gugino ..
Directed by: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 2005-04-01
4.

Serenity

6.2
7.8/10 IMDB

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But... the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Ron Glass, Chiwetel Ejiofor ..
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Release date: 2005-09-03
5.

King Kong

6.1
7.2/10 IMDB

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.

Starring: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis, Evan Parke, Jamie Bell, Lobo Chan, John Sumner ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2005-12-12
6.

Munich

6.0
7.5/10 IMDB

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.

Starring: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Ciarán Hinds, Mathieu Kassovitz, Hanns Zischler, Ayelet Zurer, Geoffrey Rush, Gila Almagor, Mathieu Amalric, Moritz Bleibtreu ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2005-12-23
7.

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

6.0
7.5/10 IMDB

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen, Dash Mihok, Larry Miller, Rockmond Dunbar, Shannyn Sossamon, Angela Lindvall, Indio Falconer Downey ..
Directed by: Shane Black
Release date: 2005-09-05
8.

Kingdom of Heaven

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

Starring: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Jeremy Irons, Marton Csokas, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton, Michael Sheen, Ghassan Massoud, Velibor Topic ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2005-05-03
9.

Avatar: The Last Airbender

5.8
9.2/10 IMDB

Long ago, the four nations lived together in harmony. But then, everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked. Only the Avatar, master of all four elements, could stop them. But when the world needed him most, he vanished. A hundred years passed and my brother and I discovered the new Avatar, an airbender named Aang. And although his airbending skills are great, he still has a lot to learn before he's ready to save anyone. But I believe Aang can save the world.

Starring: Zach Tyler, Jack De Sena, Mae Whitman, Dante Basco, Mako Iwamatsu, Michaela Jill Murphy, Grey DeLisle, Jennie Kwan, Olivia Hack, Cricket Leigh ..
Directed by: Ethan Spaulding, Giancarlo Volpe, Lauren MacMullan
Release date: 2005-02-21
10.

Unleashed

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Raised as a slave, Danny is used to fighting for his survival. In fact, his "master," Bart, thinks of him as a pet and goes as far as leashing him with a collar so they can make money in fight clubs, where Danny is the main contender. When Bart's crew is in a car accident, Danny escapes and meets a blind, kindhearted piano tuner who takes him in and uses music to free the fighter's long-buried heart.

Starring: Jet Li, Morgan Freeman, Bob Hoskins, Vincent Regan, Dylan Brown, Tamer Hassan, Phyllida Law, Michael Jenn, Carole Ann Wilson, Kerry Condon ..
Directed by: Louis Leterrier
Release date: 2005-02-02

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