Top 20 Action Movies of 2001by muybueno16 | created - 29 Jan 2014 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
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1. Spy Game (2001)
R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.
Votes: 140,009 | Gross: $0.03M
2. Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her.
Votes: 59,392 | Gross: $36.85M
3. Training Day (2001)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes beyond a full work day in training within the narcotics division of the L.A.P.D. with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.
Votes: 371,521 | Gross: $76.63M
5. Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.
Votes: 96,503 | Gross: $59.07M
7. Wasabi (2001)
R | 94 min | Action, Drama, Comedy
A French cop gets 2 months leave for getting results too violently. His Japanese girlfriend, who vanished 19 years ago, has died and he flies Paris to Tokyo for her funeral and will full of surprises. The Yakuza meets his brutal ways.
Votes: 36,038 | Gross: $0.08M
8. Swordfish (2001)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him.
Votes: 172,330 | Gross: $69.77M
9. Ghosts of Mars (2001)
R | 98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
In 2176, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house.
Votes: 49,586 | Gross: $8.43M
10. Ichi the Killer (2001)
R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of achieving.
Votes: 50,407 | Gross: $0.02M
PG-13 | 178 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Votes: 1,583,111 | Gross: $315.54M
13. The Substitute: Failure Is Not an Option (2001 Video)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Former mercenary Karl Thomasson returns once again as a substitute teacher, this time to infiltrate a military school's faculty to cease the actions of white supremacists.
15. The One (2001)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A rogue Multiverse agent goes on a manhunt for alternate versions of himself, getting stronger with each kill. Only the last version of himself, an LAPD cop, can stop his crusade before he becomes "The One".
Votes: 86,912 | Gross: $43.91M
16. U.S. Seals II (2001 Video)
R | 95 min | Action, Adventure
A commando of retired US SEALs must invade an island in North Japan from where a rogue ex-SEAL menaces to launch a nuclear strike against the US. Because of a leak of natural gas, fighting is restricted to blade weapons.
18. The Order (2001)
R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A playboy criminal contacts his dad after stealing a Faberge egg. Later it seems his dad has gone missing in Israel so he heads there. His disappearance is linked to the religious sect: The Order. Lots of fight and chase scenes.
19. Crossfire Trail (2001 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Western
Rafe Covington promises a dying friend that he'll watch over the man's wife and ranch after he's gone. When Rafe gets to his friend's ranch, he finds that Barkow, the local power in town, ... See full summary »
20. Knockaround Guys (2001)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The wannabe sons of mobsters go to a remote town in the Midwest, and get themselves into more trouble than anyone could anticipate.
Votes: 21,887 | Gross: $11.63M
21. The Tracker (2001 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When lovely Kim Chang is kidnapped in a bloody assault, disgraced private detective Connor Spears is enlisted by her brother Rick to rescue her from warring Russian and Chinese mobs.