This list has some of the most awesome action films of all time, and it's now up to Ranker users to vote on which of these are truly the top action movies of all time. Movies with 40 or more critic reviews vie for their place in history at Rotten Tomatoes. Eligible movies are ranked based on their Adjusted Scores. Genre: Action Is Lost · The Hurt Locker · True Grit · 71 (). The biggest flop of so far is also one of the best action movies in quite some time. Michael Mann's divisive techno-thriller just edged out.