10 Best 2007 Action Movies

Thursday, December 2 by Natalie Kuchik

The 10 best 2007 action movies will keep you on the edge of your seat. Superheroes, assassins, wizards, and police officers are all subjects of the ten best 2007 action movies.  All of these action movies were highly anticipated follow-ups or original films.

  1. "Spider-Man 3". This action movie deals with Peter Parker finally finding balance between his devotion to M.J. and his duties as a superhero. The balance is short lived, and his suit turns jet-black, bringing out his dark, vengeful side. This is one os 2007's best action films because it brings new villains, and old castmates Tobey Maguire, and Kirsten Dunst together again.
  2. "Transformers". This 2007 action movie is based on Hasbro's line of giant robots that morph into cars, trucks, planes, ships and other technological creations. Half of the Transformers believe in tolerance, and the other in the extermination of biological life. It was highly anticipated and has great special effects.
  3. "Ocean's Thirteen". Casino owner Willy Bank (Al Pacino) double-crosses one of the original Ocean's eleven, Reuben Tishkoff (Elliott Gould), so the gang pulls off their most ambitious casino heist. The entire Ocean's Eleven group is back together to, for this 2007 action movie. It is a subtle, yet comedic action movie that has an all star cast.
  4. "I Am Legend". It stars the king of blockbuster action films Will Smith. He is the last human survivor on earth after a terrible mutating virus wipes out humanity. Not only is this an action movie, but also a heart warming tale of a man and his dog just trying to survive hour by hour. It's a long-gestating adaptation of the Richard Matheson novel.
  5. "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End". Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), and Elizabeth (Keira Knightley) unite to free Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) from his mind-bending trap in Davy Jones' locker. One of the best 2007 action movies because of the special effects and adventures at sea.
  6. "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix". Harry's return for his fifth year at Hogwarts in this one. Upon his return Harry realizes the wizarding community is in denial about the teenager's recent encounter with the evil Lord Voldemort. Harry teaches a small group of students how to defend themselves against the Dark Arts for an action packed battle.
  7. "Rush Hour 3". The third installment which follows LAPD Detective Carter (Chris Tucker) and Chinese Inspector Lee (Jackie Chan) on an action adventure in Paris. They go to Paris to battle a wing of the Chinese organized crime family, the Triads. 
  8. "Rescue Dawn". It is based on the true story of American pilot  Dieter Dengler (Christian Bale). Dengler is shot down during a top-secret mission to destroy Viet Cong strongholds in Laos at the beginning of the Vietnam War. The action packed 2007 movie takes a turn when he' taken hostage, and endures unimaginable conditions.
  9. "The Bourne Ultimatum". Matt Damon once again plays known assassin Jason Bourne in this 2007 action movie. He uncovers mysteries of his past, which puts him in the cross-hairs of a superkiller. Bourne only wants to disappear, but he is now hunted by the people who made him what he is.
  10. "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer". This 2007 action movie is the continuing adventures of the superhero group Fantastic Four. Based on the Marvel comics, The Fantastic Four goes up against the Silver Surfer who races around the globe wreaking havoc. 
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