Check out one of the best action stars with these Jason Statham movies. This former Olympic Diver and model got the audition which would turn into his big screen debut through a modeling connection. From that first audition Statham met director Guy Ritchie and has since been a part of many of Ritchie’s projects. Statham has created has career playing in action movies but has also done characters with some depth.

  1. “The Transporter” (2002). This action thriller is the movie that pushed Jason Statham to stardom. The movie is about a man who provides transportation to some seedy characters and items they want him to deliver. Jason Statham plays Frank Martin in the movie.

  2. “The Expendables” (2010). Jason Statham is in good company in this film, playing along side Sylvester Stallone and Jet Li. In the movie a team of mercenaries go to South America to overthrow a dictator. Statham plays Lee Christmas in the movie.

  3. “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” (1998). This is Statham’s debut movie. The movie is about four London working class men who pool their money to put one of the group in a high stakes card game but things don’t go as plan. Jason Statham plays Bacon in the movie.

  4. “The Italian Job” (2003). In this movie a group of thieves plan off a heist by creating Los Angeles’ largest traffic jam. Jason Statham plays Handsome Rob in the movie.

  5. “Snatch” (2000). Statham’s second movie is about a priceless stolen diamond. Jason Statham plays Turkish in the movie.

  6.  “Crank” (2006). In this movie a professional assassin learns that he has been injected with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops. This movie has one of Statham’s naughtiest scenes to date. In the movie Jason Statham plays Chev Chelios.

  7. “Transporter 3” (2008). This is the third film in the “Transporter” trilogy. The first movie was widely successful but many fans weren’t thrilled with the second. This third film, while still not as good as the first, impressed fans a little better. Jason Statham plays Frank Martin again but Martin has taken what he thinks is a simple job of driving a young boy to school, until the child is kidnapped.

  8. “The Bank Job” (2008). In the movie a team of bank robbers think they’ve just been given the best bank hit ever but they don’t know that the safe deposit boxes that they are breaking into also contain a lot of dirty secrets. In the movie Jason Statham plays Terry Leather.

  9. “Chaos” (2005). In the film two cops from different backgrounds pursue a bank robber. In the movie Jason Statham plays Quentin Conners.

  10. “Death Race” (2008). This movie is set in a post-industrial world and an ex-con is forced to compete in a car race to the death where inmates try to make sure they are the only one left a live. Jason Statham plays Jensen Ames.

-Raina Lorring