A Modern Guide to High-Flying, Ass Kicking Action Cinema That Melts Your Brain

After seeing M:I:Fallout, I'm all excited to share some great, epic quality fighting, guns blazing, ass kicking and bone-crunching movies. As usual, the list will be constantly updated and recommendations are welcome as you can share some of your favorite "modern" action flicks too.

Cut off year = 2000.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • The Night Comes for Us
  • The Raid
  • The Raid 2
  • Logan
  • Kick-Ass
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Drive
  • Baby Driver
  • Sin City
  • Spider-Man 2
  • Spider-Man
  • Casino Royale
  • Skyfall
  • Gladiator
  • Sicario
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Batman Begins
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Django Unchained
  • The Avengers
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Black Panther
  • Inception
  • Point Blank
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2
  • John Wick
  • John Wick: Chapter 2
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • A Hard Day
  • A Bittersweet Life
  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
  • The Bourne Identity
  • The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The Bourne Supremacy
  • Iron Man
  • Ong Bak: Muay Thai Warrior
  • Unleashed
  • X2
  • Fast Five
  • Furious 7
  • Why Don't You Play in Hell?
  • Tag
  • 13 Assassins
  • Sleepless Night
  • District B13
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • The Good, The Bad, The Weird
  • Vengeance
  • Exiled
  • Hanna
  • Drug War
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Collateral
  • Shoot 'Em Up
  • District 9
  • Taken
  • Assault on Precinct 13
  • Flash Point
  • Ip Man
  • Ip Man 2
  • Ip Man 3
  • The Grandmaster
  • Fearless
  • 300
  • Watchmen
  • Brawl in Cell Block 99
  • The Revenant
  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army
  • Oldboy
  • I Saw the Devil
  • Blade of the Immortal
  • SPL: Kill Zone
  • Looper
  • Snowpiercer
  • No Tears for the Dead
  • The Man from Nowhere
  • Atomic Blonde
  • Dunkirk
  • Miami Vice
  • Battle Royale
  • Children of Men
  • Apocalypto
  • Blade II
  • Speed Racer
  • Headshot
  • SPL 2: A Time for Consequences
  • Kung Fu Hustle
  • The Last Samurai
  • Hero
  • House of Flying Daggers