In the world of cinema, action films have always been a major draw. These films are full of suspense, excitement, and thrills that make them one of the most popular film genres of all time. 2021 is no different and there are a number of highly anticipated action movies set to be released this year. We’ve put together a list of the top 10 action films in 2021 that you should definitely check out.
1. Fast and Furious 9 (May 2021)
The Fast and Furious franchise has been entertaining audiences for over two decades, and the ninth installment of the series is set to be one of the biggest action films of the year. It stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, and Ludacris as they continue their explosive missions. This time, the crew is taking on a dangerous international gang that has been terrorizing the world. With the return of fan-favorite characters and some awesome new additions, Fast and Furious 9 is sure to be a hit.
2. The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (August 2021)
This sequel to 2017’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard stars Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson as they team up again to take down an international crime lord. This time, they’re joined by Salma Hayek as Jackson’s wife, and the trio must go up against some of the world’s most dangerous villains. With plenty of action, comedy, and plenty of star power, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is sure to be a wild ride.
3. The Suicide Squad (August 2021)
The Suicide Squad is a spin-off of the DC Extended Universe and stars a star-studded cast as a team of super-villains that are sent on a mission to save the world. This time, the team includes Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, and Idris Elba as Bloodsport. With plenty of action, humor, and some wild plot twists, The Suicide Squad is sure to be an explosive blockbuster.
4. The Matrix 4 (December 2021)
The Matrix 4 is the fourth installment of the iconic sci-fi action franchise. Keanu Reeves returns as Neo, as he once again finds himself in a fight against machines. This time, he’s joined by Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Neil Patrick Harris as they battle to save humanity. With plenty of mind-bending action sequences, The Matrix 4 is sure to be a thrilling experience.
5. Mission: Impossible 7 (November 2021)
Mission: Impossible 7 is the seventh installment of the long-running spy action series starring Tom Cruise. This time, Cruise is joined by Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson, and Simon Pegg as they take on some of the world’s most dangerous missions. With its stunning stunts and incredible action sequences, Mission: Impossible 7 is sure to be one of the biggest action films of 2021.
6. Black Widow (July 2021)
Black Widow is a spin-off of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and stars Scarlett Johansson as the titular hero. This film follows her as she takes on a dangerous mission and is joined by Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, and David Harbour. With plenty of thrilling action sequences and a star-studded cast, Black Widow is sure to be one of the biggest action films of the year.
7. Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings (September 2021)
Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings is the first Marvel Studios film to feature an Asian superhero in the lead role. The film stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, and he must take on a powerful criminal organization known as The Ten Rings. With plenty of martial arts action and some incredible special effects, Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings is sure to be an exciting adventure.
8. The King’s Man (August 2021)
The King’s Man is a prequel to the Kingsman film series, starring Matthew Goode and Ralph Fiennes as they team up to take on a powerful organization that is planning a world war. With plenty of explosive action sequences and some great performances, The King’s Man is sure to be an exciting film.
9. Top Gun: Maverick (July 2021)
Top Gun: Maverick is a sequel to the iconic 1986 action film and stars Tom Cruise as Maverick, a pilot who must once again prove himself as the best of the best. With stunning aerial sequences and plenty of thrilling action, Top Gun: Maverick is sure to be an incredible film experience.
10. The Eternals (November 2021)
The Eternals is a spin-off of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and stars Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, and Salma Hayek as a group of immortal beings who must protect the Earth from destruction. With its incredible cast and plenty of action-packed sequences, The Eternals is sure to be a thrilling ride.
These are the top 10 action films of 2021 that you should definitely check out. With plenty of star power, incredible special effects, and some amazing action sequences, these films are sure to be some of the biggest blockbusters of the year. So, make sure you check out these incredible action films in 2021.