If you want to get your pulse racing, check out these 5 best action scenes 2010. The movies below contain exciting and thrilling sequences full of explosions, hand-to-hand combat, car racing, and other adrenaline-raising stunts. Invite some of your guy friends over and enjoy these action scenes.

  1. “Inception” - This movie had a mind-bending plot reminiscent of the “The Matrix” and just as many explosions and action scenes. It’s hard to choose the best action scene since they’re all great, but the gravity defying hote fighting scene was one of 2010’s best action scenes.

  2. “Kick-Ass” - The dark comedy about a mismatched group of super heroes contained one of the best action scenes of 2010. The finale gunfight scene, featuring a Batman-like Nicholas Cage and the tiny but deadly Hit Girl, offered explosive action and great choreography.

  3. “Iron Man 2” - This sequel stars Robert Downey Jr. and a ton of famous co-stars including Mickey Rourke, Scarlett Johansson, and Gwyneth Paltrow. One of the best action scenes of 2010 occurs during this movie, when Robert Downey Jr. must face off against Mickey Rourke’s heavil armored, whip-wielding villain.

  4. “Salt” - Angelina Jolie returns as tough action hero in this spy thriller that contains some of the best action scenes of 2010. The car chase in particular was a high-octane action scene that had Jolie catapulting from one moving vehicle to the next.

  5. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” - In this seventh installment of the popular book franchise, viewers are treated to more fantastical, special-effects driven action scenes. Instead of taking place at Hogwarts, one of the best action scenes of 2010 has Harry and his friends pursued through London. Harry is cloned into six copies in this suspenseful chase scene.