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These action movies start with a bang and don't stop until the credits roll. The award-winning team that brought us "The Hurt Locker" is back with "Zero Dark Thirty," a suspenseful thrill ride capturing the hunt for Osama bin Laden. Time your bathroom breaks accordingly — you don't want to miss a minute of these films that will keep you on the edge of your seat.


Henry Cavill plays Superman in Man of Steel
UP, UP AND AWAY
Man of Steel
Director Zack Snyder attempts to create the definitive Superman movie, but despite the stupendous special effects and star-studded cast, his effort falls short by a large measure.

ALL SHOOT-OUT, NO SUBSTANCENCE
Gangster Squad
Josh Brolin and Sean Penn lead an ensemble cast in this predictable yet entertaining homage to the classic Hollywood gangster flick.
Gangster Squad delves into the criminal underworld of late 1940s Los Angeles

Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty
THE HUNT IS ON
Zero Dark Thirty
Lightning strikes twice for the Oscar-winning team that created "The Hurt Locker" with their second successful film about the Iraq War — this time about the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

OLDER AND BETTER THAN EVER
Skyfall
Just in time for James Bond's 50th anniversary, Daniel Craig reprises his role as the dapper MI6 agent in the much-loved franchise for what could be one of the best Bond movies.
Daniel Craig in Skyfall

16 Blocks
300
2012
3:10 to Yuma
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D
Alexander
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Movie Avatar
Babylon A.D.
Bangkok Dangerous
Batman Begins
Beautiful Boxer
Blood Diamond
Body of Lies
Bolt
The Bourne Legacy
The Bourne Ultimatum
Movie Captain America: The First Avenger
Casino Royale
Cellular
Movie Centurion
Children of Men
Clash of the Titans
Collateral
Movie Contagion
Movie Cowboys & Aliens
The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Rises
Movie
Date Night
Defiance
Movie Drive
Dukes of Hazard
Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Movie Fast Five
Flightplan
Flyboys
Four Brothers
Friday Night Lights
Movie From Paris with Love
Gangster Squad
Get Smart
G-Force
Ghost Rider
Gran Torino
Movie Green Lantern
Movie Green Zone
Hancock
Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Haywire
Hero
Hot Fuzz
I Robot
In Bruges
The Incredible Hulk
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Inglourious Basterds

Inside Man
The International
Iron Man
Movie Iron Man 2
The Island
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Movie The Karate Kid
Kingdom of Heaven
King Kong
Movie Knight and Day
Looper
The Losers

Man of Steel
Max Payne
Movie The Mechanic
Men in Black III
Mindhunters
Miracle at St. Anna
Mission: Impossible III
Movie The Other Guys
Pirates of the Caribbean:
At World's End

Pirates of the Caribbean:
Dead Man's Chest

Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Movie Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Prometheus
Quantum of Solace
Movie Real Steel
Movie RED
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Movie Robin Hood
Rocknrolla
Sahara
Movie Salt
Movie Sanctum
Movie Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Shooter
Skyfall
Snakes on a Plane
Movie Source Code
Speed Racer
Spider-Man 2
Spider-Man 3
Star Trek
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Movie Sucker Punch
Superman Returns
Terminator Salvation
Total Recall
Traitor
Transformers
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Movie TRON: Legacy
Watchmen
Wrath of the Titans
Movie X-Men: First Class
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
X-Men: The Last Stand

Zero Dark Thirty


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Top 10 Action Movies

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BANG! BANG!
Top 10 Westerns

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Top 10 Westerns
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