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Best Action Movies of 2011 - Top 20 List
If you are looking for something explosive and adventurous with lots of killing and violence, then you are on the right way, have a look at this list of best action movies of 2011.
Action movies are usually those with cool guys idly walking away from explosions without looking back. In case you are looking for something like that, then there are enough action movies 2011 to choose what you really what. Jason Statham is a killer again, he is not a transporter though, he is a mechanic this time, quite a nice job for him. Nicolas Cage is fighting with Devil to revenge for his daughter and Van Diesel is driving crazy fast and shooting of course. These and much more 2011 actions movies are listed below to give you a little bit (if not much) of drive and trill.
The Green Hornet (14th January 2011)
Are you ready to die? You won't if you are driving the Black Beauty, a top notch car equipped with lots of weapon and various gadgets ready to kill. Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) is now the owner of the newspaper The Daily Sentinel. He makes friends with his father's mechanic Kato, who is a real Jack of all trades. One day, being far from sober, both friends decide to pretend to be criminals to fight real criminals, thus to stop the former from offending innocent people. Just like Batman or Superman, they save people but do it in a rather funny way. Though with lots of comic situations, The Green Hornet is a real action movie worth of your attention.
The Mechanic (28th January 2011)
Killing is a kind of skill one should work out to be the best, just like Arthur Bishop (Jason Stantham). Well, an unexpected last name for a professional killer, isn't it? Bishop is the best of his kind, one who can easily kill even the best friend. But he could hardly guess he will be the target one day. It's not that easy to escape from death when you are being chased by your own trainee, who knows all your tricks. Could he? You should better find the answer by yourself, especially by watching the movie which is ranked one of the best action movies of 2011.
I Am Number Four (18th February 2011)
Michael Bay and D.J. Caruso make a good team to produce a young adult action movie. First the novel, now the film found its fans longing for thrill, and there is enough of it. Though the idea of aliens is trite a bit, but not in that way found in I Am Number Four. There are nine aliens from the planet Lorien, who are living now among people on the Earth. All of them are chased by ruthless enemies, who is determined to kill them one by one. John Smith is number four, first three teenagers are already killed. He is next.
Drive Angry 3D (25th February 2011)
If you are in a search of most spectacular explosives and you don't mind to watch a really evil, bad movie, then Drive Angry 3D is what you are looking for. John Milton (Nicolas Cage) is a fugitive criminal who has only three days to save his grand-daughter from being sacrificed by some Satan cult. On his way to Oklahoma he managed to rescue a waitress Piper who joined Milton on his trail for revenge. They team up to resist FBI, satanist John King and many others to save the baby. The movie is unexpectedly enjoyable, with awesome 3D effects and witty dialogs.
Battle Los Angeles (11th March 2011)
There were a lot of expectations concerning this very movie and according to IMDB rating it met a great part of them, meaning that it is worth to be graded as one of the best action movies of 2011. This is not a pure war movie like Save Private Ryan, or a 100% Sci-Fi, but this is the mixture of both of them. American military forces are fighting hard to save Los Angeles attacked by aliens. The movie delivers amazing special effects (especially those of alien's spaceship), great music and good acting one will enjoy to watch.
Sucker Punch (25th March 2011)
This is a love-it-or-hate-it type of films, and the majority really loved it. The movie jumps from a real world to a fictional world nestling in the head of the main character "Babydoll" (Emily Browning). The girl is institutionalized by her severe stepfather into the clinic for mentally sick people who also instigated the doctor to make Babydoll lobotomy. She has only five days to escape from this clinic, but how she can do this? There is a wise man who tells her the plan of her escape leaving the last point in a secret. Find some time to watch this movie and reveal all its secrets.
Fast Five (29th April 2011)
If there is a classic of action racing movie this is definitely Fast & Furious. And we have five of them already. Vin Diesel alongside Paul Walker and Mia are hijacking cars... again. But the car they've got keeps an important, secret information that shouldn't leak. Too late! Now the trio decides to recruit a nice team in order to give Herman Reyes, a millionaire and drug lord, a good lesson by stealing all his money. However all his money are scattered around the city, so they have to be smart enough to make a nice plan. Even if you find the story not too involving, you won't say the same about that breathtaking racing.
Thor (6th May 2011)
Thor is a brand new superhero, unfamiliar and freaky a bit. The film has a pretty strong story and keeps you sitting on the edge till the end credits. Strong cast with Natalie Portman, Chris Hemsworth, Antony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston and Stella Skarsgard will entertain and excite you. Thor is a brave but arrogant warrior living in the kingdom of gods. His thoughtless actions revived the war in his world, so he was punished and sent tto the Earth, where he lacks his extraordinary abilities. However he still has a lot of steam to fight evil enemy who came to the Earth to conquer it. It's definitely a worth-seeing action movie released this year.
Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (20th May 2011)
Aren't you tired yet of pirates of the Caribbean adventures? Not this time! Johnny Depp and Geoffry Rush are is a search for a new risky trip to the elusive fountain of youth. Ops, they are not alone on their way there. Both meet another pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane), who is known by his supernatural abilities, and his daughter (Penelope Cruz), beautiful and obstinate girl, a former Jack Sparrow's lover. Though without Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, the movie is full of unexpected moments, mystery, fun and of course drive. With all these mentioned it is 100% action movie, a must-see one for the fans of Pirates Of The Caribbean series.
X-Men: First Class (3rd June 2011)
Matthew Vaughn is on his mission to revive movies about superheroes by giving them a new touch. The director of Kick-Ass and Stardust is now praised for his X-Men: First Class. With the technologies of the future we still have to come back into the past to find out where the beginning is. This is definitely the installment in the X-men series, with Kevin Bacon being a villain. Those who like watching films about people with supernatural power, who unite in a brotherhood to fight for a common goal, then this is it. This is the highest rated action movie this year, with much chance to get some nominations and awards.
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