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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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Taken 3 exceeded even the most optimistic expectations this weekend by grossing nearly $40 million. That's pretty impressive considering it's the third Taken movie since 2008 and reviews were absolutely scathing. It's further evidence that audiences love a good action movie, and even a film that plays like a half-hearted remake of The Fugitive can rake in huge money. In honor of Taken 3's release, we asked our readers to vote for their favorite action movies of all time. Unsurprisingly, every single one of the Top 10 films came out of a franchise that arrived in theaters between 1979 and 2002. Here are the results.


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