Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Action Movies of All Time

Which action movie ranked above 'Raiders of the Lost Ark,' 'Terminator 2' and 'Rambo?'

7. 'First Blood'

Sylvester Stallone was one of the hottest actors in Hollywood when he signed on to star in this 1982 adaptation of David Morrell's novel about a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran that comes home with severe emotional trauma. A small town sheriff in Washington state sees him as a dangerous drifter, kicking off a horribly violent series of events when he attempts to arrest him. The sequels grew increasingly ridiculous, though Stallone says he is going to wrap up the series this year with a movie appropriately called Last Blood. 

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