Best Action Movies of 2013

1.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

6.8
7.8/10 IMDB

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, John Callen, Peter Hambleton, Aidan Turner ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2013-12-11
2.

Rush

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.

Starring: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara, Natalie Dormer, Christian McKay, Tom Wlaschiha, Pierfrancesco Favino, David Calder, Stephen Mangan ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2013-09-02
3.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

6.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever.

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland ..
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Release date: 2013-11-15
4.

Star Trek Into Darkness

6.4
7.7/10 IMDB

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Weller ..
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Release date: 2013-05-05
5.

Captain Phillips

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Chris Mulkey, Yul Vazquez, Corey Johnson, David Warshofsky, John Magaro, Michael Chernus, Barkhad Abdi ..
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Release date: 2013-10-10
6.

Iron Man 3

6.3
7.2/10 IMDB

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, James Badge Dale, Stephanie Szostak, William Sadler ..
Directed by: Shane Black
Release date: 2013-04-18
7.

Fast & Furious 6

6.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Ludacris, Luke Evans ..
Directed by: Justin Lin
Release date: 2013-05-21
8.

Lone Survivor

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength and resilience to fight to the finish.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Eric Bana, Ali Suliman, Alexander Ludwig, Yousuf Azami, Sammy Sheik, Rich Ting ..
Directed by: Peter Berg
Release date: 2013-12-24
9.

The Croods

6.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Prehistoric family the Croods live in a particularly dangerous moment in time. Patriarch Grug, his mate, Ugga , teenage daughter Eep, son Thunk and feisty Gran gather food by day and huddle together in a cave at night. When a more evolved caveman named Guy arrives on the scene, Grug is distrustful, but it soon becomes apparent that Guy is correct about the impending destruction of their world.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Cloris Leachman, Clark Duke, Chris Sanders, Randy Thom ..
Directed by: Kirk DeMicco, Chris Sanders
Release date: 2013-03-20
10.

World War Z

5.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Abigail Hargrove, Sterling Jerins, James Badge Dale, Elyes Gabel, David Andrews, Daniella Kertesz, Ludi Boeken, Fana Mokoena ..
Directed by: Marc Forster
Release date: 2013-06-20

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