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

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

6. 'Lethal Weapon'

Danny Glover was just 41 when the original Lethal Weapon came out back in 1987, but he played a grizzled cop on the verge of retirement. He gets partnered with a recently widowed, suicidal young hotshot (played by Mel Gibson) that gets them into all sorts of trouble since he has absolutely no fear of death. It's a dark premise, but director Richard Donner also brought out a lot of laughs. The formula lead to three sequels, though they went pretty downhill after the stellar second one. Any talk of a fifth one ended when Mel Gibson went completely insane.

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