Best Action Movies of 2015

1.

Sicario

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Starring: Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber, Jon Bernthal, Daniel Kaluuya, Jeffrey Donovan, Raoul Max Trujillo, Julio Cedillo, Hank Rogerson ..
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Release date: 2015-09-17
2.

Southpaw

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and his manager. He soon finds an unlikely savior in Tick Willis, a former fighter who trains the city's toughest amateur boxers. With his future on the line, Hope fights to reclaim the trust of those he loves the most.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker, Oona Laurence, 50 Cent, Skylan Brooks, Naomie Harris, Victor Ortiz, Beau Knapp, Miguel Gomez ..
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Release date: 2015-03-24
3.

Everest

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

Starring: Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Sam Worthington, Robin Wright, Keira Knightley, Clive Standen, Emily Watson, Mia Goth ..
Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur
Release date: 2015-09-10
4.

No Escape

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.

Starring: Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, Pierce Brosnan, Sterling Jerins, Claire Geare, Spencer Garrett, Tanapol Chuksrida, Nophand Boonyai, Byron Gibson, Matthew Timothy Olynyk ..
Directed by: John Erick Dowdle
Release date: 2015-08-26
5.

Run All Night

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when Jimmy’s estranged son becomes a target, Jimmy must make a choice between the crime family he chose and the real family he abandoned long ago. Now, with nowhere safe to turn, Jimmy has just one night to figure out exactly where his loyalties lie and to see if he can finally make things right.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Joel Kinnaman, Boyd Holbrook, Bruce McGill, Génesis Rodríguez, Vincent D'Onofrio, Lois Smith, Common, Beau Knapp ..
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
Release date: 2015-03-11
6.

Descendants

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen (Evvie) and Jafar (Jay).

Starring: Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, Sofia Carson, Mitchell Hope, Melanie Paxson, Brenna D'Amico, Sarah Jeffery, Zachary Gibson, Jedidiah Goodacre ..
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 2015-07-31
7.

American Ultra

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike, a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe, is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly government operation and is forced to summon his inner action-hero in order to survive.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Connie Britton, Walton Goggins, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, Tony Hale, Stuart Greer, Michael Papajohn ..
Directed by: Nima Nourizadeh
Release date: 2015-08-19
8.

Slow West

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorius, Rory McCann, Brooke Williams, Alex MacQueen, Kalani Queypo, Madeleine Sami ..
Directed by: John Maclean
Release date: 2015-04-16
9.

Justice League: Gods and Monsters

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

In an alternate universe, very different versions of DC's Trinity fight against the government after they are framed for an embassy bombing.

Starring: Benjamin Bratt, Michael C. Hall, Tamara Taylor, Jason Isaacs, Paget Brewster, C. Thomas Howell, Kari Wahlgren, Dee Bradley Baker, Penny Johnson, Eric Bauza ..
Directed by: Sam Liu
Release date: 2015-07-28
10.

Jupiter Ascending

4.6
5.3/10 IMDB

In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…

Starring: Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth, Tuppence Middleton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Christina Cole, Nicholas A. Newman ..
Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Release date: 2015-02-04

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