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Vulgar Auteurism

This list is complied from the films mentioned in Jack Lehtonen's Mubi list on vulgar auteurism, the films mentioned in the Vulgar Auteurist Tumblr, and some personal selections. I can't say I stand by all these films as great works of art (I still haven't even seen them all), but there are quite a few masterpieces and otherwise notable films listed.

There are 112 action films in this list.

  • Spies
  • Assault on Precinct 13
  • Escape from New York
  • Thief
  • RoboCop
  • Die Hard
  • They Live
  • Total Recall
  • Point Break
  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance
  • Heat
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Starship Troopers
  • Soldier
  • Hollow Man
  • Resident Evil
  • Rollerball
  • AVP: Alien vs. Predator
  • Man on Fire
  • Domino
  • Crank
  • Déjà Vu
  • Miami Vice
  • Death Race
  • Armored
  • Crank: High Voltage
  • Gamer
  • The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
  • Universal Soldier: Regeneration
  • The Expendables
  • Resident Evil: Afterlife
  • Unstoppable
  • The Three Musketeers
  • Dragon Eyes
  • The Grey
  • Resident Evil: Retribution
  • Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning
  • Pain & Gain
  • Vampires
  • Year of the Dragon
  • Small Soldiers
  • The Gauntlet
  • Undisputed III: Redemption
  • The Driver
  • Streets of Fire
  • Eight Diagram Pole Fighter
  • Predator
  • The 13th Warrior
  • Ichi the Killer
  • Izo
  • Dillinger
  • Conan the Barbarian
  • The Shadow
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Motorway
  • Spider-Man
  • Spider-Man 3
  • Cloverfield
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico
  • Top Gun
  • Beverly Hills Cop II
  • Days of Thunder
  • The Last Boy Scout
  • True Romance
  • Crimson Tide
  • Enemy of the State
  • Spy Game
  • The Limey
  • Paradise Alley
  • Faster
  • Vengeance
  • Life Without Principle
  • Speed Racer
  • Dredd
  • Ecstasy of the Angels
  • Darby's Rangers
  • Let the Bullets Fly
  • Hard Boiled
  • Windtalkers
  • Safe
  • The Hunt for Red October
  • Last Action Hero
  • Basic
  • Firefox
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Minority Report
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  • Ghosts of Mars
  • Escape from L.A.
  • Last Man Standing
  • Diary of the Dead
  • Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
  • The A-Team
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  • The Rock
  • Spider-Man 2
  • Transformers
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
  • From Paris with Love