Best Action Movies of 2010

1.

Inception

7.4
8.8/10 IMDB

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page, Tom Hardy, Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy, Marion Cotillard, Michael Caine, Dileep Rao, Tom Berenger ..
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Release date: 2010-07-15
2.

Batman: Under the Red Hood

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

One part vigilante, one part criminal kingpin, Red Hood begins cleaning up Gotham with the efficiency of Batman, but without following the same ethical code.

Starring: Bruce Greenwood, Jensen Ackles, Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Isaacs, John DiMaggio, Wade Williams, Carlos Alazraqui, Robert Clotworthy, Gary Cole, Brian George ..
Directed by: Brandon Vietti
Release date: 2010-07-27
3.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the problem is getting rid of them. But when Ramona Flowers skates into his heart, he finds she has the most troublesome baggage of all: an army of ex-boyfriends who will stop at nothing to eliminate him from her list of suitors.

Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Ellen Wong, Alison Pill, Mark Webber, Johnny Simmons, Anna Kendrick, Brie Larson, Aubrey Plaza ..
Directed by: Edgar Wright
Release date: 2010-08-12
4.

Kick-Ass

6.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Nicolas Cage, Mark Strong, Omari Hardwick, Xander Berkeley, Clark Duke, Garrett M. Brown, Evan Peters ..
Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
Release date: 2010-03-22
5.

Iron Man 2

6.0
7.0/10 IMDB

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, with Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Favreau, Clark Gregg, John Slattery ..
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Release date: 2010-04-28
6.

Megamind

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, David Cross, Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux, Jessica Schulte, Tom McGrath, Emily Nordwind ..
Directed by: Tom McGrath
Release date: 2010-10-28
7.

The Pacific

5.9
8.3/10 IMDB

A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.

Release date: 2010-03-15
8.

TRON: Legacy

5.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real world.

Starring: Garrett Hedlund, Jeff Bridges, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, Michael Sheen, James Frain, Beau Garrett, Yaya DaCosta, Serinda Swan, Elizabeth Mathis ..
Directed by: Joseph Kosinski
Release date: 2010-12-15
9.

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. The film is based on the first three books in the series.

Starring: Emily Barclay, Abbie Cornish, Essie Davis, Joel Edgerton, Deborra-Lee Furness, Ryan Kwanten, Anthony LaPaglia, Helen Mirren, Sam Neill, Richard Roxburgh ..
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Release date: 2010-07-10
10.

Robin Hood

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff and King John's henchman, Godfrey.

Starring: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Max von Sydow, William Hurt, Mark Strong, Oscar Isaac, Danny Huston, Eileen Atkins, Mark Addy, Matthew Macfadyen ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2010-05-12

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