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Best Action Movies 2013

Updated on July 8, 2012
best action movies 2013
best action movies 2013

Here we have a list with the best action movies 2013. Because there are so many action movies who will be released in 2013 we try to make this list shorter and to give you just good action movies from 2013. You, the reader, will have the last word when is decided the best action movie of 2013 by voting at the poll who is at the end of this hub. Trailers and more details will be updated as soon as they will be available. 2013 promises a whole new experience for movie lovers. Here are a number of movies to look out for in 2013.

Catching fire due for release on November 22nd 2013 is directed by Francis Lawrence and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson, Peeta Mellark, Liam Hemsworth and Gale Hawthorne. The movie is based on the novel Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins and focuses on the continuing adventures of Katniss Everdeen. Peeta and Katniss are now living their new, rich and peaceful life.

The latter is not only struggling with her feelings for Gale and Peeta, but the government has also some reservations about her behaviour which is suspect to be causing an uprising in the districts. She and her partner are offered a chance to fix her mess. A heart breaking surprise greets them during the 75th Hunger games and the movie ends with the destruction of District 12.

action movies 2013
action movies 2013

World War Z starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos and David Morse is directed by Marc Forster which was to release in December 2012 now drops on 21 June 2013. The movie is about a United Nations employee Gerry Lane played by Brad Pitt who is determined to stop the deadly Zombie pandemic which has already taken down governments and armies and is threatening to wipe out humanity. Karen Lane is Garry's wife played by Enos.

Star Trek 2 makes it to the record books for being the first film to be recorded in the IMAX format and later converted to 3D. Being one of the top movies 2013 the movie stars Zoe Saldana, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch and Anton Yelchin and will hit the box office on 17th May 2013.The movie captures the story of a voyage of young crew on board, the USS Enterprise, which is the most advanced star ship. The crew must devise a means of overcoming a vengeful new villain who threatens the whole of humanity. The movie is directed by J.J. Abram.

A Good Day to Die Hard which releases on 14th February 2013 is directed by John Moore. The movie stars Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart, Sebastian Koch, Yuliya Snigir and Brad Binkley lands the coveted role of (Bruce) Mclean's son. The rather secretive plot puts Bruce in a situation where he has to team up with his son who is entangled in a prison break out of a rogue Russian leader. The film is set in Russia, and man famed for being at the wrong place at the wrong time now faces his greatest challenge ever.

The sci-fi action film Chronicles of Riddick 3 stars Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Katee Sackhoff, Jordi Mollà, Bokeem Woodbine, Dave Batista and Nolan Gerard Funk and is directed by David Twohy. Riddick played by Vin Diesel is lifeless in a sun-scorched planet. He has a slim chance of survival against deadly alien predators. He has to activate an emergency signal which alerts mercenaries who are in search of bounty on the planet. One of the mercenary teams is headed by a man with a personal vendetta against Riddick. He decides not to leave without Riddick's head even when time is running out and a storm which no one can survive is fast approaching. It is due for release on 24th May 2013.

Oblivion the post-apocalyptic sci- fi file adopted from a novel features Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Melissa Leo, Jaylen Moore and Olga Kurylenko and is directed by Joseph Kosinski. The story is set at a time in the future when the Earth is inhabitable and most people live in the clouds. Cruise plays the role of a veteran soldier who is banished to a distant planet by a court martial. He is a repairman for drones charged with the task of eliminating the remains of an alien race occupying the planet. He meets a woman played by Riseborough in a pod that has crash landed who forces him to question all that he believes in. The movie is due for release on 26th April 2013.

RoboCop is one the most popular sci-fi movies of all time, and Sony and MGM are at it again. They will be producing a new version of the movie slated for August 9th 2013. This time the heavily built former California governor is replaced by Joel Kinnaman who starts alongside Gael García Bernal. The pot is largely borrowed from the 1987 original in which Murphy a cop is killed in the line of duty. With the help of technology from the OCP Corporation, he is brought back to life as a Robocop; an invincible crime basting cyborg. He is equipped with technologically advanced weaponry which helps him deal anything thrown at him and devotes to cleaning up the crime ridden streets of Detroit. The film is directed by Jose Padilha.

At last the viewers can now look forward to the troubled Walt Disney pictures film The Lone Ranger which started filming and will be released on 31st May 2013. This is after differences between the three parties namely director Gore Verbinski, Johnny Depp, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer, whom the movie revolves around were resolved. The movie stars Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson and Ruth Wilson. Hammer plays John Reid; a Texas Ranger is saved from the jaws of death by Tonto played by Depp who refers to Reid as the Lone Ranger. As fate would have it, they team up together in a bid to stop greed and corruption in the state. With a budget of $215,000,000 (estimated) this movie will be one of the best action movie 2013, because with that budget they must make a good action movie.

Last on the list is the 300 Battle of Artemisia directed by Noam Murro. The movie stars Rodrigo Santoro, Eva Green, Sullivan Stapleton and Jamie Blackley. The Warner Bros and Legendary Film pictures' film is adopted from Xerxes, an upcoming novel by Frank Miller. The story is about a teen who aspires to be a great soldier like his dad. Eva Green is portrayed as an evil goddess who is the King's Counsel. The king leads his poorly trained army under General Thermistokles to battle Greek forces. It is due for release in August 2nd 2013.

We talk here about just few of the best action movies 2013 and we must remember here some big titles that will be on the top: Man of Steel (2013), Iron Man 3, Thor 2 (2013), The Wolverine (2013), Pain and Gain, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, The Mortal Instruments (2013), After Earth (2013), The Tomb, Pacific Rim, Ninja Turtles (2013), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2013), Robopocalypse, R.I.P.D., Machete Kills (2013), Ender's Game (2013), and much more.

In 2013, movie producers seem to have taken a gamble and had a bias towards sequels but only time will tell if their gamble pays off and if they live up to the success their predecessors enjoyed.

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      rednickle 5 years ago from New Brunswick Canada

      Really good piece of work you have here. Chronicles of Riddick 3? . wow but what exactly would the third series be called? Anyway good job once again

      Peace!!

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      mts1098 4 years ago from InsideTheManCave

      I am going to have to say Total Recall remake will be a great action movie - not sure if it coming out 2012 or 2013 though...great job...cheers

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      ServerFilme 4 years ago from New York

      Total Recall release date is August 3, 2012 and will be one of the best action movie of 2012 :)

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      Anjo Bacarisas II 4 years ago from Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

      voted up! so awesome! you did a nifty job. this hub rated A+. Awesome..

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