Best Action Adventure Movies For Guys
The best action adventure movies for guys feature breakneck action with just the right touches of violence, gore, high speed chases and sex appeal to attract any male. These movies include classic staples of the action genre and newer movies that ups the ante with perfect levels of ridiculous action sequences.
“The Expendables” – This is one of the best action adventure movies for guys because it takes every cool moment from ‘80s action flicks and combines them in one movie. Classic stars like Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren join today’s stars like Jason Statham and Jet Li for the best guy movie ever.
“Rambo” – Sylvester Stallone brought his Vietnam vet back and amped up the gore, making this a perfect action adventure movie for guys. There are explosions, gun battles and a lot of people being blown into little pieces. This is the best call back to the excess of the ‘80s you could ever want.
“Dirty Harry” – Clint Eastwood broke out of the western genre with this cop movie, creating one of the best action adventure movies for guys. Eastwood is a no-nonsense cop who will shoot someone before asking any questions. The line “Do you feel lucky, punk?” is one of the most famous in cinema today.
“Empire Strikes Back” – This second movie in the “Star Wars” franchise might not appeal to a lot of females but it is one of the best action adventure movies for guys. The best thing about this sequel is it surpasses the first movie in all areas and ends on the best down beat ending ever.
“Taken” – Liam Neeson stars in this action adventure movie about a man whose daughter is kidnapped. The rest of the movie is simply Liam Neeson running around, killing anyone who doesn’t help him find his daughter. It is perfect brutality and has just the right amount of humor to make it a new classic.
“Wanted” – Based on the comic book, this adaptation is one of the best action adventure movies for guys. The movie follows a group of super powered villains in a world where there are no heroes. Angelina Jolie shows just enough skin to make this a great guilty pleasure for all males.
“The Dark Knight” – Christopher Nolan directs the greatest superhero movie ever made and one of the best action adventure movies for guys. Christian Bale returns as Batman, and this time, he must face the nihilistic Joker and a good guy gone wrong in Two Face.
“Iron Man” – Robert Downey Jr. brings cool and fun to the superhero genre in this action adventure movie for guys. The movie is the polar opposite of “The Dark Knight” and presents a movie about a guy who likes to play with his toys. That makes it a perfect movie for almost any male.
“Death Wish” – Charles Bronson stars in one of the greatest vengeance thrillers ever made in this action adventure movie for guys. Bronson’s family is attacked by street thugs and he sets out to seek vigilante justice. There is also an appearance by a very young Jeff Goldblum in the film.
“The Road Warrior” – Mel Gibson returns in the sequel to his breakout role from “Mad Max.” One of the best action adventure movies for guys, Gibson once again seeks vengeance against the street gangs that exist in a post-apocalyptic world. The movie has a bigger budget and is grander than the original.