Bombay 60: Best action movies you should watch

It feels great to watch something that will give you thrill and excite you with every scene which is what the action movie genre is all about. From spy thrillers and wars to space epics and sea adventures, there is a plethora of films you can choose from. To help you get an idea which movies are worthy of your time and effort, take a look at Bombay 60’s list of best action movies you should watch below:

Inception

Inception is a science fiction action movie released in 2010 starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The film tells the story of a professional thief who steals by infiltrating the subconscious of his victims. He is then offered the chance to clean his criminal history by implanting another person’s idea into the victim’s mind. Some of the most notable casts in the movie are the following:

  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Joseph Gordon Levitt
  • Elliot Page
  • Tom Hardy
  • Cillian Murphy
  • Dileep Rao
  • Michael Caine.

Take a look at some of the awards and nominations Inception has received by checking out the table below:

AwardCategoryResult
OscarBest Achievement in CinematographyWon
OscarBest Achievement in Sound MixingWon
OscarBest Achievement in Sound EditingWon
OscarBest Motion Picture of the YearNominated
OscarAchievement in Art DirectionNominated
Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion PictureWon
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror FilmsBest DVD/Blu-Ray CollectionNominated
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror FilmsBest Science Fiction FilmWon
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror FilmsBest Special EffectsWon

The Terminator

The Terminator is the story of an unkillable robot sent back in time to kill the mother of a man. The man would then lead the resistance against the artificial intelligence that was created to save the world. Check out the awards and nominations of this film by taking a look at the table below:

AwardCategoryResult
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror FilmsBest Science Fiction FilmWon
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror FilmsBest WritingWon
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror FilmsBest DirectorWon
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror FilmsBest MusicWon
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror FilmsBest Make-UpWon
National Film Preservation BoardNational Film RegistryWon
Online Film and Television AssociationOFTA Film Hall of FameWon

Die Hard

Die Hard is one of the best movies of all time starring Alan Rickman and Bonnie Bedelia. It is an American action film that follows the life of a New York City police detective who is caught up in a terrorist attack in a Los Angeles skyscraper. It revolutionised the action genre due to the depiction of the vulnerability of the protagonist in contrast to the muscle-bound heroes of other films.

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