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Average listal rating (354 ratings) 4.5  IMDB Rating
1. 50 Cent
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (1214 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
3. Ben Affleck
Action Films:

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) - Basketball Player #10 (minor)
Armageddon (1998) - A.J. Frost
Reindeer Games (2000) - Rudy Duncan
Pearl Harbor (2001) - Capt. Rafe McCawley
The Sum of All Fears (2002) - Jack Ryan
Daredevil (2003) - Matt Murdock / Daredevil
Paycheck (2003) - Jennings
Smokin' Aces (2006) - Jack Dupree (cameo)
The Town (2010) - Doug MacRay
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
4. Edward Albert
Action Films:

Midway (1976) - Lieutenant Tom Garth
When Time Ran Out (1980) - Brian
Galaxy of Terror (1981) - Cabren
Getting Even (1986) - 'Tag' Taggar
Terminal Entry (1988) - Capt. Danny Jackson
The Rescue (1988) - Cmdr. Merrill
Wild Zone (1989) - Colonel Lavara
Fist Fighter (1989) - Harry 'Punchy' Moses
Shootfighter: Fight to the Death (1992) - Mr. C
Red Sun Rising (1994) - Decklin
The Secret Agent Club (1996) - Max Simpson
Kid Cop (1996) - Frank Rebbins
Space Marines (1997) - Capt. Gray
Ablaze (2001) - Mayor Phillips
Extreme Honor (2001) - Senator Richards
I Am Somebody: No Chance in Hell (2008) - Charles

Average listal rating (16 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
6. Linden Ashby
Action Films:

Into the Sun (1992) - Dragon
Mortal Kombat (1995) - Johnny Cage
Cadillac Ranch (1996) - Beau
Dark Angel (1996) - Harry Foley
Blast (1997) - Jack Bryant
Shelter (1998) - Jimmy Parker
Judgment Day (1999) - Dr. David Corbett
Whacked! (2002) - Bolen
Sniper 2 (2002) - McKenna
The Company You Keep (2003) - Harry
Subzero (2005) - Soloman Davis
Last Exit (2006) - Scott Burke
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) - Chase
Against the Dark (2009) - Cross
Anacondas: Trail of Blood (2009) - Jackson
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (43 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
7. Armand Assante
Action Films:

Judge Dredd (1995) - Rico
The Hunley (1999) - Lt. George Dixon
Last Run (2001) - Frank Banner
After the Storm (2001) - Jean-Pierre
Federal Protection (2002) - Frank Carbone / Howard Akers
Partners in Action (2002) - Jack Cunningham
Consequence (2003) - Sam Tyler / Max Tyler / Sam Burns
Mirror Wars: Reflection One (2005) - York
Confessions of a Pit Fighter (2005) - Argento
Mexican Sunrise (2007) - Salvidar
Shark Swarm (2008) - Hamilton Lux
The Line (2009) - Padre Antonio
Breaking Point (2009) - Marty Berlin
Chicago Overcoat (2009) - Stefano D'Agnostino
The Bleeding (2009) - Jake Plummer
Shadows in Paradise (2010) - Cpt. John 'Ghost' Santos

Jesse (2011) - Dominick
Guido (2011) - ?
The Night Never Sleeps (2012) - Inspector Romanelli
Phantom Hunt (2012) - Charles Ingrim
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (73 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
8. Steve Austin
Action Films:

The Condemned (2007) - Conrad
Damage (2009) - John Brickner
The Stranger (2010) - The Stranger
The Expendables (2010) - Dan Paine
Hunt to Kill (2010) - Jim Rhodes
Tactical Force (2011) - Tate
Recoil (2012) - Ryan Varrett

The Package (2012) - ?
Maximum Conviction (2012) - Manning
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (646 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
10. Kevin Bacon
Action Films:

The River Wild (1994) - Wade
Hollow Man (2000) - Sebastian Caine
Death Sentence (2007) - Nick Hume
Super (2010) - Jacques
Elephant White (2011) - Jimmy the Brit
X-Men: First Class (2011) - Sebastian Shaw

R.I.P.D. (2013) - Bobby Hayes
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (32 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating
11. Joe Don Baker
Action Films:

Walking Tall (1973) - Buford Pusser
Golden Needles (1974) - Dan
Framed (1975) - Ron Lewis
Mitchell (1975) - Mitchell
Speedtrap (1977) - Pete Novick
Power (1980) - Tommy Vanda
Final Justice (1985) - Deputy Sheriff Thomas Jefferson Geronimo III
Getting Even (1986) - King R. Kenderson
The Living Daylights (1987) - Brad Whitaker
Ring of Steel (1994) - Man in Black
Felony (1995) - Donovan
Congo (1995) - R.B. Travis
GoldenEye (1995) - Jack Wade
Mars Attacks! (1996) - Richie's Dad
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) - Jack Wade
The Dukes of Hazzard - Governor Jim Applewhite
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (159 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
12. Adam Baldwin
Action Films:

D.C. Cab (1983) - Albert Hockenberry
3:15 (1986) - Jeff Hannah
Next of Kin (1989) - Joey Rosselini
Predator 2 (1990) - Garber
800 Leagues Down the Amazon (1993) - Koja
Bitter Harvest (1993) - Bobby
Digital Man (1995) - Captain West
Smoke Jumpers (1996) - Don Mackey
Independence Day (1996) - Major Mitchell
Gargantua (1998) - Jack Ellway
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1999) - Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde
Farewell, My Love (2001) - Jimmy, the Bartender
Double Bang (2001) - Vinnie Krailes
Hyper Sonic (2002) - Christopher Bannon
Control Factor (2003) - Lance Bishop
Lady Jayne: Killer (2003) - Det. Mark Winston
Serenity (2005) - Jayne
The Poseidon Adventure (2005) - Mike Rogo
Sands of Oblivion (2007) - Jesse Carter
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (825 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
13. Alec Baldwin
Action Films:

The Hunt for Red October (1990) - Jack Ryan
Miami Blues (1990) - Frederick J. Frenger Jr.
The Getaway (1993) - Carter 'Doc' McCoy
The Shadow (1994) - Lamont Cranston / The Shadow
Heaven's Prisoners (1996) - Dave Robicheaux
The Edge (1997) - Robert Green
Mercury Rising (1998) - Nick Kudrow
Pearl Harbor (2001) - Lt. Col. James Doolittle
The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002) - M.Z.M
The Departed (2006) - Cpt. Ellerby
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (25 ratings) 4.7  IMDB Rating
14. Daniel Baldwin
Action Films:

L.A. Takedown (1989) - Bobby Schwartz
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991) - Alexander
Knight Moves (1992) - Det. Andy Wagner
Family of Cops (1995) - Ben Fein
Yesterday's Target (1996) - Paul Harper
The Invader (1997) - Jack
Fallout (1998) - J.J. 'Jim' Hendricks
Vampires (1998) - Anthony Montoya
The Pandora Project (1998) - Captain John Lacy
On the Border (1998) - Ed
Desert Thunder (1999) - Lee Miller
Active Stealth (1999) - Capt. Murphy
Silicon Towers (1999) - Tom Neufield
Fall: The Price of Silence (2000) - Anthony Carlotti
Killing Moon (2000) - Frank Conroy
Net Worth (2000) - Robert Freedman
In Pursuit (2001) - Rick
Ancient Warriors (2003) - Jasper 'Jaz' Harding
Vendetta: No Conscience, No Mercy (2004) - Sean Phelan
Paparazzi (2004) - Wendell Stokes
Anonymous Rex (2004) - Ernie Watson
Final Move (2006) - Jasper Haig

The Removed (2011) - Senator Davis
Clean Sweep (2012) - Soltan Niemand
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (66 ratings) 4.6  IMDB Rating
15. Stephen Baldwin
Action Films:

Bitter Harvest (1993) - Travis
New Eden (1994) - Adams
The Usual Suspects (1995) - Michael McManus
Fall Time (1995) - Leon
Under the Hula Moon (1995) - Buzzard Wall
Fled (1996) - Dodge
Sub Down (1997) - Rick Postley
Scarred City (1998) - John Trace
One Tough Cop (1998) - Bo Dietl
Cutaway (2000) - Agent Victor 'Vic' Cooper
Dead Awake (2001) - Desmond Caine
Greenmail (2002) - Scott Anderson
Lost Treasure (2003) - Bryan McBride
Firefight (2003) - Wolf
Target (2004) - Charlie Snow
Six: The Mark Unleashed (2004) - Luke
Earthstorm (2006) - John Redding
Harpies (2007) - Jason
The Flyboys (2008) - Silvio Esposito
Shark in Venice (2008) - David Franks
Shoot the Duke (2009) - Max Rockinsky
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (57 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating
16. William Baldwin
Action Films:

Internal Affairs (1990) - Van Stretch
Backdraft (1991) - Brian McCaffrey
Fair Game (1995) - Det. Max Kirkpatrick
Virus (1999) - Steve Baker
Primary Suspect (2000) - Christian Box
Double Bang (2001) - Billy Brennan
Art Heist (2004) - Bruce Walker
Remnants (2011) - Roy
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (1719 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
17. Christian Bale
Action Films:

Shaft (2000) - Walter Wade, Jr.
Reign of Fire (2002) - Quinn Abercromby
Equilibrium (2002) - John Preston
Batman Begins (2005) - Bruce Wayne / Batman
Rescue Dawn (2007) - Dieter Dengler
The Dark Knight (2008) - Bruce Wayne / Batman
Terminator: Salvation (2009) - John Connor
Public Enemies (2009) - Melvin Purvis

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) - Bruce Wayne / Batman
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (553 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
18. Eric Bana
Action Films:

Black Hawk Down (2001) - Eversmann
Hulk (2003) - Bruce Banner
Star Trek (2009) - Nero
Hanna (2011) - Erik
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (951 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
19. Antonio Banderas
Action Films:

Desperado (1995) - El Mariachi
Assassins (1995) - Miguel Bain
The Mask of Zorro (1998) - Alejandro Murrieta / Zorro
The 13th Warrior (1999) - Ahmed Ibn Fahdlan
Spy Kids (2001) - Gregorio Cortez
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002) - Gregorio Cortez
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002) - Jeremiah Ecks
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003) - Pancho Villa
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) - Gregorio Cortez
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) - El Mariachi
The Legend of Zorro (2005) - Don Alejandro de la Vega / Zorro
My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008) - Tommy Lucero / Martinez
The Big Bang (2011) - Ned Cruz
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011) - Gregorio Cortez
Haywire (2012) - Rodrigo
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (949 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
21. Sean Bean
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
22. Kabir Bedi
Action Films:

The Black Corsair (1976) - Corsaro Nero
Ashanti (1979) - Malik
The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire (1981) - Gar the Draikian
Octopussy (1983) - Gobinda
Khoon Bhari Maang (1988) - Sanjay Verma
Counterforce (1988) - Koura
Terminal Entry (1988) - Commander
Police Public (1990) - Senior Inspector Shah Nawaz Khan
Beyond Justice (1992) - Moulet
Yalgaar (1992) - Raj Pratap Singhal
Kshatriya (1993) - Thakur Ganga Singh
Aatank Hi Aatank (1995) - Police Inspector
Kohram (1999) - Brig. Bedi
Maine Dil Tujhko Diya (2002) - Mr. Varma
Talaash: The Hunt Begins... (2003) - Chhote Pathan
The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003) - Mr. Zakaria
Kismat (2004) - Raj Mallya
Main Hoon Na (2004) - Gen. Amarjeet Bakshi
Halla Bol (2008) - Himself
Blue (2009) - Captain Jagat Malhotra
Kites (2010) - Bob Grover
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (158 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
24. Michael Biehn
Action Films:

The Terminator (1984) - Kyle Reese
Aliens (1986) - Cpl. Dwayne Hicks
The Abyss (1989) - Lt. Hiram Coffey
Navy Seals (1990) - Lt. James Curran
Timebomb (1991) - Michael Biehn
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) - Kyle Reese (Extended version)
K2 (1991) - Taylor Brooks
A Taste for Killing (1992) - Bo Landry
Strapped (1993) - Matthew McRae
Jade (1995) - Bob Hargrove
Breach of Trust (1995) - Casey Woods
The Rock (1996) - Commander Anderson
Asteroid (1997) - FEMA Director Jack Wallach
Dead Men Can't Dance (1997) - Robert Hart
Double Edge (1998) - Det. Tony Luca
Chain of Command (2000) - Craig Thornton
The Art of War (2000) - Robert Bly
Dragon Heat (2005) - Petros Angelo
Grindhouse (2007) - Sheriff Hague
Planet Terror (2007) - Sheriff Hague
Stiletto (2008) - Lee
The Divide (2012) - Mickey

The Blood Bond (2010) - John Tremayne
The Dark Forest (2011) - Peter
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (114 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
25. Jean-Paul Belmondo
Action Films:

Cartouche (1962) - Louis-Dominique Bourguignon alias Cartouche
That Man from Rio (1964) - Pvt. Adrien Dufourquet
Greed in the Sun (1964) - Rocco
Up to His Ears (1965) - Arthur Lempereur
Casino Royale (1966) - French Legionnaire (cameo)
The Married Couple of the Year Two (1971) - Nicolas Philibert
The Burglars (1971) - Azad
Le Magnifique (1973) - Bob Saint-Clair / François Merlin
Fear Over the City (1975) - Le commissaire Jean Letellier
Hunter Will Get You (1976) - Roger Pilard, dit l'Alpagueur
Stuntwoman (1977) - Mike Gaucher et Bruno Ferrari
Cop or Hood (1979) - Antonio Cerutti / Stanislas Borovitz
Le Guignolo (1980) - Alexandre Dupré
The Professional (1981) - Josselin Beaumont dit 'Joss'
Ace of Aces (1982) - Jo Cavalier
Le Marginal (1983) - Commissaire Philippe Jordan
Les Morfalous (1984) - Sgt. Pierre Augagneur
Le Solitaire (1987) - Stan Jalard
Half a Chance (1998) - Léo Brassac

Average listal rating (13 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
26. Dirk Benedict
The A-Team (1983-1987) - Templeton 'Faceman' Peck
Bejewelled (1991) - Gordon
Blue Tornado (1991) - Alex Long
Shadow Force (1992) - Rick Kelly
Earthstorm (2006) - Victor Stevens
The A-Team (2010) - Pensacola Prisoner Milt
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (109 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
27. Tom Berenger
Action Films:

The Dogs of War (1980) - Drew
Platoon (1986) - Sgt. Barnes
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987) - Det. Mike Keegan
Shoot to Kill (1988) - Jonathan Knox
Betrayed (1988) - Gary Simmons
Last Rites (1988) - Father Michael Pace
Sniper (1993) - Thomas Beckett
Gettysburg (1993) - Lt. Gen. James Longstreet
The Substitute (1996) - Jonathan Shale
Rough Riders (1997) - Theodore Roosevelt
A Murder of Crows (1998) - Clifford Dubose
Diplomatic Siege (1999) - Gen. Buck Swain
One Man's Hero (1999) - Sgt./Lt./Capt. John Riley
In the Company of Spies (1999) - Kevin Jefferson
Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999) - Sikes
Cutaway (2000) - Red Line
Training Day (2001) - Stan Gursky
Eye See You (2002) - Hank
Sniper 2 (2002) - Thomas Beckett
Sniper 3 (2004) - Thomas Beckett
Stiletto (2008) - Virgil Vadalos
Breaking Point (2009) - Steven Luisi
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010) - Walter Weed
Inception (2010) - Browning
Faster (2010) - Warden

Sinners and Saints (2010) - Captain Trahan
Brake (2011) - Ben Reynolds
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
28. Billy Blanks
Action Films:

Driving Force (1989) - Pool
Bloodfist (1989) - Black Rose
Lionheart (1990) - African Legionnaire (minor)
The King of the Kickboxers (1990) - Khan
China O'Brien II (1991) - Baskin's Fighter #1 (minor)
Timebomb (1991) - Mr. Brown
The Last Boy Scout (1991) - Billy Cole (minor)
Talons of the Eagle (1992) - Tyler Wilson
Invincible (1992) - Billy
Back in Action (1993) - Billy
TC 2000 (1993) - Jason Storm
Showdown (1993) - Billy
Tough and Deadly (1995) - John Portland
Expect No Mercy (1995) - Justin Vanier
Balance of Power (1996) - Niko
Shadow Warriors 2 (aka Assault on Devil's Island) (1997) - Creagan
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (67 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
30. Powers Boothe
Action Films:

A Breed Apart (1984) - Mike Walker
Red Dawn (1984) - Lt. Col. Andrew 'Andy' Tanner
The Emerald Forest (1985) - Bill Markham
Extreme Prejudice (1987) - Cash Bailey
Into the Homeland (1987) - Jackson Swallow
By Dawn's Early Light (1990) - Cassidy
Rapid Fire (1992) - Mace Ryan
Marked for Murder (1993) - Mace 'Sandman' Moutron
Sudden Death (1995) - Joshua Foss
The Spree (1998) - Det. Bram Hatcher
Sin City (2005) - Senator Roark
MacGruber (2010) - Col. James Faith
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (109 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
31. Ernest Borgnine
Action Films:

Man on a String (1960) - Boris Mitrov
The Dirty Dozen (1967) - General Worden
Ice Station Zebra (1968) - Boris Vaslov
The Adventurers (1969) - Fat Cat
The Poseidon Adventure (1972) - Det. Lt. Mike Rogo
Emperor of the North (1973) - Shack
Fire! (1977) - Sam Brisbane
Cops and Robin (1978) - Joe Cleaver
Convoy (1978) - Sheriff Lyle 'Cottonmouth' Wallace
The Black Hole (1979) - Harry Booth
Super Fuzz (1980) - Sgt. Willy Dunlop
Escape from New York (1981) - Cabbie
High Risk (1981) - Clint
Young Warriors (1983) - Lt. Bob Carrigan
Carpool (1983) - Mickey Doyle
Airwolf (1984) - Dominic
Code Name: Wild Geese (1984) - Fletcher
The Manhunt (1984) - Ben Robeson
The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) - General Sam Worden
Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987) - General Sam Worden
The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988) - General Sam Worden
Skeleton Coast (1988) - Col. Smith
Laser Mission (1989) - Prof. Braun
The Last Match (1990) - Coach
McHale's Navy (1997) - Cobra
Small Soldiers (1998) - Kip Killagin (voice)
Castle Rock (2000) - Nate
I Am Somebody: No Chance in Hell (2008) - Judge Holliday
Red (2010) - Henry, the Records Keeper
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (5 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating
32. Brian Bosworth
Action Films:

Stone Cold (1991) - Joe Huff / John Stone
Black Out (1996) - John Gray / Wayne Garret
One Man's Justice (1996) - John North
Virus (1996) - Ken Fairchild
Back in Business (1997) - Joe Elkhart
The Operative (2000) - Alec/Grady
Three Kings (1999) - Action Star (cameo)
Phase IV (2001) - Detective Steven Birnam
Mach 2 (2001) - Captain Jack Tyree
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (27 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
33. Bruce Boxleitner
Action Films:

Sixpack Annie (1975) - Bobby Joe
TRON (1982) - Alan Bradley / Tron
Angel in Green (1987) - Captain William Wicker
The Road Raiders (1989) - Charlie
Diplomatic Immunity (1991) - Cole Hickel
Kuffs (1992) - Brad Kuffs
Free Fall (1999) - Mark Ettinger
Killer Flood: The Day the Dam Broke (2003) - Mr. Walker
Snakehead Terror (2004) - Sheriff Patrick James
King of the Lost World (2005) - Lt. Challenger
Pandemic (2007) - Kenneth Friedlander
Sharpshooter (2007) - Sheriff Garner
Transmorphers: Fall of Man (2009) - Hadley Ryan
Shadows in Paradise (2010) - Cpt. Dyer
TRON: Legacy (2010) - Alan Bradley / Tron
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (4 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating
34. David Bradley
Action Films:

American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989) - Sean Davidson 'The American Ninja'
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990) - Sean Davidson
American Samurai (1992) - Andrew 'Drew' Collins
American Ninja 5 (1993) - Joe Kastle
Cyborg Cop (1993) - Jack
Blood Warriors (1993) - Wes Healey
Cyborg Soldier (1994) - Jack Ryan
Outside the Law (1994) - Brad Kingsbury
Hard Justice (1995) - Nick Adams
Exit (1996) - Charles
Expect to Die (1997) - Dr.Vincent MacInlyre
Total Reality (1997) - Anthony Rand
Crisis (1997) - Alex
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (517 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
35. Jeff Bridges
Action Films:

The Last American Hero (1973) - Elroy Jackson Jr. / Junior Jackson
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974) - Lightfoot
TRON (1982) - Kevin Flynn / Clu
Against All Odds (1984) - Terry Brogan
8 Million Ways to Die (1986) - Matthew 'Matt' Scudder
Blown Away (1994) - James 'Jimmy' Dove / Liam McGivney
Scenes of the Crime (2001) - Jimmy Berg
Iron Man (2008) - Obadiah Stane
TRON: Legacy (2010) - Kevin Flynn / Clu 2.0

R.I.P.D. (2013) - Roy Pulsipher
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (615 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
36. Adrien Brody
Action Films:

Natural Born Killers (1994) - Cameraman (minor)
Bullet (1996) - Ruby Stein
Solo (1996) - Dr. Bill Stewart, Solo's Designer
The Jacket (2005) - Jack Starks
Predators (2010) - Royce
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (52 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
37. James Brolin
Action Films:

Von Ryan's Express (1965) - Private Ames
Skyjacked (1972) - Jerome K. Weber
Trapped (1973) - Chuck Brenner
Westworld (1973) - John Blane
Capricorn One (1978) - Charles Brubaker
Night of the Juggler (1980) - Sean Boyd
High Risk (1981) - Stone
Terminal Virus (1995) - McCabe
The Expert (1995) - Warden Munsey
Savate (1995) - Col. Jones
Hijacked: Flight 285 (1996) - Ron Showman
Goodbye America (1997) - Ed Johnson
My Brother's War (2002) - John Hall
Category 7: The End of the World (2005) - Donny Hall
Lost City Raiders (2008) - John Kubiak
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (247 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
38. Josh Brolin
Thrashin' (1986) - Corey Webster
The Road Killers (1994) - Tom
Gang in Blue (1996) - Keith DeBruler
My Brother's War (1997) - John Hall
The Mod Squad (1999) - Billy
Hollow Man (2000) - Matthew Kensington
Into the Blue (2005) - Bates
Grindhouse (2007) - Dr. William Block
No Country for Old Men (2007) - Llewelyn Moss
Planet Terror (2007) - Dr. William Block
Jonah Hex (2010) - Jonah Hex
Men in Black III (2012) - Young Agent K
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (167 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
39. Charles Bronson
Action Films:

Machine Gun Kelly (1958) - George R. 'Machine Gun' Kelly
The Great Escape (1963) - Flight Lt. Danny Velinski "The Tunnel King"
Battle of the Bulge (1965) - Wolenski
The Dirty Dozen (1967) - Joseph Wladislaw
Honor Among Thieves (1968) - Franz Propp
You Can't Win 'Em All (1970) - Josh Corey
Violent City (1970) - Jeff Heston
Cold Sweat (1970) - Joe Martin
The Mechanic (1972) - Arthur Bishop
The Stone Killer (1973) - Lou Torrey
Mr. Majestyk (1974) - Vince Majestyk
Death Wish (1974) - Paul Kersey
Breakout (1975) - Nick Colton
Hard Times (1975) - Chaney
St. Ives (1976) - Raymond St. Ives
Raid on Entebbe (1976) - Brig. Gen. Dan Shomron
Telefon (1977) - Major Grigori Borzov
Cabo Blanco (1980) - Gifford Hoyt
Death Hunt (1981) - Albert Johnson
Death Wish 2 (1982) - Paul Kersey
10 to Midnight (1983) - Leo Kessler
The Evil That Men Do (1984) - Holland/Bart Smith
Death Wish 3 (1985) - Paul Kersey
Murphy's Law (1986) - Jack Murphy
Assassination (1987) - Jay Killion
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987) - Paul Kersey
Messenger of Death (1988) - Garret Smith
Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989) - Lt. Crowe
Dead to Rights (1993) - Sgt. Mike Donato
Death Wish 5: The Face of Death (1994) - Paul Kersey
Family of Cops (1995) - Paul Fein
Family of Cops II (1997) - Paul Fein
Family of Cops III (1999) - Paul Fein
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (621 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
40. Pierce Brosnan
Action Films:

The Fourth Protocol (1987) - Valeri Petrofsky / James Edward Ross
Taffin (1988) - Taffin
The Lawnmower Man (1992) - Dr. Lawrence Angelo
Live Wire (1992) - Danny O'Neill
Detonator (1993) - Michael 'Mike' Graham
Detonator 2: Night Watch (1995) - Michael 'Mike' Graham
GoldenEye (1995) - James Bond
Mars Attacks! (1996) - Professor Donald Kessler
Dante's Peak (1997) - Harry Dalton
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) - James Bond
The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) - Thomas Crown
The World Is Not Enough (1999) - James Bond
Die Another Day (2002) - James Bond
After the Sunset (2004) - Max Burdett
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (22 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
41. Bryan Brown
Money Movers (1978) - Brian Jackson
The Odd Angry Shot (1979) - Rogers
Stir (1980) - China Jackson
F/X (1986) - Roland 'Rollie' Tyler
Tai-Pan (1986) - Dirk Struan
F/X 2 (1991) - Roland 'Rollie' Tyler
Dead in the Water (1991) - Charlie Deegan
Devlin (1992) - Frank Devlin
The Last Hit (1993) - Michael Grant
Dead Heart (1996) - Ray Lorkin
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997) - Ned Land
Dog Boys (1998) - Captain Robert Brown
On the Border (1998) - Barry Montana
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999) - Casper Hastings
Styx (2001) - Art
The Poseidon Adventure (2005) - Jeffrey Eric Anderson
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (137 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
42. Clancy Brown
Action Films:

Highlander (1986) - Victor Kruger / The Kurgan
Extreme Prejudice (1987) - MSgt. Larry McRose
Shoot to Kill (1988) - Steve
Blue Steel (1989) - Nick Mann
Pet Sematary Two (1992) - Sheriff Gus Gilbert
Last Light (1993) - Lt. Lionel McMannis
Starship Troopers (1997) - Sgt. Zim
In the Company of Spies (1999) - Dale Beckham
Red Skies (2002) - Edgar Sterling
The Guardian (2006) - Capt. William Hadley
Pathfinder (2007) - Gunnar
Cowboys and Aliens (2011) - Meacham
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (21 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
43. Jim Brown
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (15 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
44. Reb Brown
Action Films:

Captain America (1979) - Captain America / Steve Rogers
Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979) - Captain America / Steve Rogers
The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982) - Phillip
Yor, the Hunter from the Future (1983) - Yor
Uncommon Valor (1983) - Blaster
Strike Commando (1987) - Sgt. Michael Ransom
Robowar (1988) - Maj. Murphy Black
Mercenary Fighters (1988) - D.J. Christian
The Firing Line (1988) - Mark Hardin
Space Mutiny (1988) - Dave Ryder
Cage (1989) - Scott Monroe
White Ghost (1989) - Maj. Cross
Last Flight to Hell (1990) - Mitch Taylor
Street Hunter (1990) - Col. Walsh
Flight of the Intruder (1991) - Air Boss (minor)
Cage II (1994) - Scott Monroe

Night Claws (2011) - Sheriff Kelly
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (175 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
45. Gary Busey
Action Films:

Angels Hard as They Come (1971) - Henry
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974) - Curly
Straight Time (1978) - Willy Darin
D.C. Cab (1983) - Dell
Let's Get Harry (1986) - Jack
Eye of the Tiger (1986) - Buck Matthews
Lethal Weapon (1987) - Mr. Joshua
Bulletproof (1988) - Frank McBain
Act of Piracy (1990) - Ted Andrews
Predator 2 (1990) - Peter Keyes
Point Break (1991) - FBI Agent Angelo Pappas
Chrome Soldiers (1992) - Jim 'Flash' Gordon
Under Siege (1992) - Cmdr. Krill
Breaking Point (1993) - Dwight Meadows
South Beach (1993) - Lenny
Surviving the Game (1994) - Doc Hawkins
Drop Zone (1994) - Ty Moncrief
Warriors (1995) - Frank Vail
Man with a Gun (1995) - Jack Rushton
Steel Sharks (1996) - Cmdr. Bill McKay
Lethal Tender (1997) - Mr. Turner
Plato's Run (1997) - Plato
The Rage (1997) - Art Dacy
Rough Riders (1997) - Gen. Joseph 'Fighting Joe' Wheeler
Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms (1998) - Otto Mazur
Soldier (1998) - Church
Hot Boyz (1999) - Tully
No Tomorrow (1999) - Noah
Glory Glory (2000) - Sheriff
G-Men from Hell (2000) - Lt. Langdon
On the Edge (2002) - Felix
El Padrino (2004) - Lars
Latin Dragon (2004) - Thorn
The Hard Easy (2005) - Vinnie
Crooked (2006) - John Rouse
Beyond the Ring (2008) - Tony De Luca

Guido (2011) - ?
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (703 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
46. Gerard Butler
Action Films:

Reign of Fire (2002) - Creedy
Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) - Terry Sheridan
Timeline (2003) - Andre Marek
300 (2007) - King Leonidas
RocknRolla (2008) - One Two
Gamer (2009) - Kable / John Tillman
Law Abiding Citizen (2009) - Clyde Shelton
The Bounty Hunter (2010) - Milo Boyd
Machine Gun Preacher (2011) - Sam Childers
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (292 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
47. Gabriel Byrne
Action Films:

The Keep (1983) - Major Kaempffer
The Courier (1988) - Val
Point of No Return (1993) - Bob
The Usual Suspects (1995) - Dean Keaton
Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997) - The Mechanic
Enemy of the State (1998) - Brill
End of Days (1999) - The Man / Satan
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) - Capt. Marcus Duvall
Perrier's Bounty (2009) - Voice of the Grim Reaper
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (259 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
48. James Caan
Action Films:

Red Line 7000 (1965) - Mike
Freebie and the Bean (1974) - Freebie
Rollerball (1975) - Jonathan E.
The Killer Elite (1975) - Mike Locken
A Bridge Too Far (1977) - Staff Sergeant Dohun
Thief (1981) - Frank
Alien Nation (1988) - Det. Sgt. Matthew Sykes
Dick Tracy (1990) - Spaldoni (cameo)
The Program (1993) - Sam Winters
Eraser (1996) - U.S. Marshal Robert Deguerin
Bulletproof (1996) - Colton
The Way of the Gun (2000) - Joe Sarno
Get Smart (2008) - The President
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (1565 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
49. Nicolas Cage
Action Films:

Fire Birds (1990) - Jake Preston
Kiss of Death (1995) - Little Junior Brown
The Rock (1996) - Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Con Air (1997) - Cameron Poe
Face/Off (1997) - Castor Troy/Sean Archer
Snake Eyes (1998) - Rick Santoro
Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) - Memphis Raines
Windtalkers (2002) - Sergeant Joe Enders
National Treasure (2004) - Ben Gates
Ghost Rider (2007) - Johnny Blaze/Ghost Rider
Grindhouse (2007) - Fu Manchu (cameo)
Next (2007) - Cris Johnson
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007) - Ben Gates
Bangkok Dangerous (2008) - Joe
Knowing (2009) - John Koestler
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009) - Terence McDonagh
Kick-Ass (2010) - Damon Macready/Big Daddy
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) - Balthazar
Drive Angry (2011) - Milton

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011) - Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider
Seeking Justice (2011) - Will Gerard
Stolen (2012) - Will Montgomery
Gauntlet's rating:

Average listal rating (66 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
50. Dean Cain
Action Films:

Best Men (1997) - Buzz
Dog Boys (1998) - Julian Taylor
Futuresport (1998) - Tremaine 'Tre' Ramzey
No Alibi (2000) - Bob Valenz
Militia (2000) - Ethan Carter
Final Encounter (2000) - Gen. Murran
Phase IV (2001) - Simon Tate
Firetrap (2001) - Jack / Max Hooper
New Alcatraz (2001) - Dr. Robert Trenton
Dark Descent (2002) - Will Murdock
Breakaway (2002) - Lt. Cornelius Morgan
Dragon Fighter (2003) - Capt. David Carver
Out of Time (2003) - Chris Harrison
Post Impact (2004) - Capt. Tom Parker
Lost (2004) - Jeremy Stanton
Mayday (2005) - Commander James Slan
Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006) - Roger Tarso
Dead and Deader (2006) - Lt. Bobby Quinn
Final Approach (2007) - Jack Bender
Frost Giant (2010) - JC
Circle of Pain (2010) - Wyatt
5 Days of War - Chris Bailot
Gauntlet's rating:


 

This is a list of prominent actors who have appeared in or are influential to the action genre. This list does not only contain A-list stars but also cult actors who have made a career in the action movie market on video. Martial Arts flicks are definitely included. Some crime flicks, horror/sci-fi movies, war movies which are not straight up action flicks may be included. Thrillers that may not technically be classified as action but contain a few action scenes may be added at my discretion. For the time being I've opted not to include westerns and most period pieces as action. Some movies are really open to interpretation as to whether or not they are action. In the cases of movies such as The Departed and Pulp Fiction (among others) that have many tags as "action" I decided to include them. Others may be included just because they're good thrillers, despite lacking action.

NOTE: A list of action heroines is currently being worked on but I haven't set it for public view quite yet.

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