Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also excitingly action-packed

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and excitingly action-packed movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and excitingly action-packed, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jun 14 2021

1 Hunter Killer (2018)

Captain Glass of the USS Arkansas discovers that a coup d'état is taking place in Russia, so he and his crew join an elite group working on the ground to prevent a war.

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2018-10-19 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    enjoyable ride
  2. Ranked #2 for
    cliche dialogue
  3. Ranked #3 for
    much more realistic

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2 Vantage Point (2008)

The attempted assassination of the American president is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

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2008-02-01 | Drama / Action

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Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    different point of perspective
  2. Ranked #1 for
    different viewpoint
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fresh perspective

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3 Vertical Limit (2000)

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements. But, as Annie lays injured in an icy cavern, the rescuers face several terrifying events that could end the rescue attempt -- and their lives.

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2000-12-08 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Chris O'Donnell, Robin Tunney

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    contrived plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely exciting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    improbable situation

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4 Air Force One (1997)

Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold his principles - and the integrity of the nation.

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1997-07-25 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stretched credibility
  2. Ranked #1 for
    one-dimensional villain
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rather unconvincing

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5 Eagle Eye (2008)

Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push them into increasing danger. As events escalate, Jerry and Rachel become the country's most-wanted fugitives and must figure out what is happening to them.

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2008-09-25 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    modern technology
  2. Ranked #1 for
    puzzled
  3. Ranked #2 for
    too far-fetched

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6 National Treasure (2004)

Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie in secret clues embedded in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and Gates is in a race to find the gold before his enemies do.

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2004-11-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less plausible
  2. Ranked #1 for
    killing a couple of hours
  3. Ranked #1 for
    national treasure

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7 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion causing severe destruction to the Kremlin and the IMF to be implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to disavow them. No longer being aided by the government, Ethan and his team chase Hendricks around the globe, although they might still be too late to stop a disaster.

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2011-12-07 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Paula Patton

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    light relief
  2. Ranked #2 for
    impressive set piece
  3. Ranked #2 for
    steadyhanded directing

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8 Salt (2010)

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"

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2010-07-21 | Action / Mystery

Cast

Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat implausible
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly improbable
  3. Ranked #2 for
    highly implausible

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9 Paycheck (2003)

Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he's told he isn't getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn't paid – and why he's now in hot water.

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2003-12-25 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    trademark style
  2. Ranked #4 for
    reasonably well done
  3. Ranked #5 for
    futuristic look

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10 Cliffhanger (1993)

A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who are looking for boxes full of money.

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1993-05-28 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thrills and spills
  2. Ranked #1 for
    undeniably entertaining
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thrilling and exciting

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