Best Action Movies of 2015

1.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

7.1
8.0/10

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Release date: 2015-12-15
2.

Mad Max: Fury Road

6.7
8.1/10

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order.

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman
Directed by: George Miller
Release date: 2015-05-13
3.

Avengers: Age of Ultron

6.6
7.3/10

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Release date: 2015-04-22
4.

Furious 7

6.6
7.2/10

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson
Directed by: James Wan
Release date: 2015-04-01
5.

Kingsman: The Secret Service

6.5
7.7/10

The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, Michael Caine
Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
Release date: 2015-01-24
6.

Jurassic World

6.3
7.0/10

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D'Onofrio, Nick Robinson
Directed by: Colin Trevorrow
Release date: 2015-06-06
7.

Sicario

6.1
7.6/10

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
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Release date: 2015-09-17
8.

Ant-Man

6.1
7.3/10

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Starring: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale
Directed by: Peyton Reed
Release date: 2015-07-14
9.

Southpaw

6.0
7.4/10

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
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Release date: 2015-06-15
10.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

5.8
6.6/10

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Release date: 2015-11-18
11.

Spectre

5.8
6.8/10

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Release date: 2015-10-26
12.

In the Heart of the Sea

5.6
6.9/10

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.  But that told only half the story.  “Heart of the Sea” reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive.  Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2015-11-20
13.

No Escape

5.6
6.8/10

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
Directed by: John Erick Dowdle
Release date: 2015-08-26
14.

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

5.4
6.3/10

Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD’s vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all.

Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen
Directed by: Wes Ball
Release date: 2015-09-09
15.

Run All Night

5.4
6.6/10

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
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
Release date: 2015-03-11
16.

Terminator Genisys

5.3
6.4/10

The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him from both fronts; past and future, and will ultimately change warfare forever.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, J.K. Simmons
Directed by: Alan Taylor
Release date: 2015-06-23
17.

Descendants

5.3
6.4/10

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
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 2015-07-31
18.

Hardcore Henry

5.3
6.7/10

Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through the day. Hardcore takes place over the course of one day, in Moscow, Russia.

Starring: Sharlto Copley, Haley Bennett, Danila Kozlovsky, Tim Roth, Andrei Dementiev
Directed by: Ilya Naishuller
Release date: 2015-09-12
19.

Insurgent

5.3
6.2/10

Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller
Directed by: Robert Schwentke
Release date: 2015-03-18
20.

San Andreas

5.2
6.1/10

In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario, Carla Gugino, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi
Directed by: Brad Peyton
Release date: 2015-05-27

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