By: Mary Jones
"Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015) - A post-apocalyptic action film that follows the journey of Max Rockatansky as he helps a group of rebel women escape from a tyrannical warlord in a high-octane pursuit across the desert.
"Gladiator" (2000) - A historical epic that combines action and drama, telling the story of a Roman general who seeks revenge against the corrupt emperor who murdered his family.
"The Dark Knight" (2008) - A superhero film featuring Batman, as he faces off against the Joker, a psychopathic criminal mastermind, in a battle for the soul of Gotham City.
"The Departed" (2006) - Although primarily a crime drama, this film incorporates intense action sequences as it follows an undercover cop and a mole in the police force who try to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in Boston.
"Inception" (2010) - A mind-bending sci-fi action film that explores the realm of dreams and features a team of skilled individuals who perform corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious minds of their targets.
"Black Hawk Down" (2001) - Based on true events, this war film depicts the disastrous U.S. military operation in Somalia and the heroic efforts of American soldiers who fought to survive against overwhelming odds.
"Skyfall" (2012) - A James Bond film that combines thrilling action sequences with a compelling story as 007 investigates an attack on MI6 and faces off against a dangerous cyberterrorist.
By: Marco Carola