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

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

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9. 'Terminator 2: Judgement Day'

It's been 24 years since Terminator 2: Judgement Day hit theaters, and somehow the special effects still look impressive. At a time when floppy disks were still widely used, James Cameron and his team created a liquid metal robot that could walk through walls and transform into anything from a random street cop to the floor of a mental institution. It's hard to imagine a tougher killing machine, though Arnold Schwarzenegger, who played a less advanced Terminator, came back in time to destroy it. After nearly a quarter century and constant screenings on basic cable, it's impossible to turn the channel when this one comes on. And just pretend those awful, non-James Cameron sequels don't exist. 

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