Top 5 Action Movies Of 2009
If you are a fan of action movies, take a look at the list below for the top 5 action movies of 2009. Action films are very fast-paced and usually include elements of the horror, science fiction and thriller genres. Action movies can be big studio blockbusters or independents.
- "Avatar." This epic action film centers around a young paraplegic Marine. While on a distant planet in search of resources, the Marine's consciousness is put into a government created hybrid human/alien body to explore the planet. After becoming close to the native beings, the Marine adopts their culture of oneness with nature. The marine eventually fights alongside his new family against his aggressive human family to preserve the aliens way of life.
- "Watchmen." This action flick is set during the cold war years, but in an alternate reality where superheroes protect the United States. In this world nuclear war is imminent, but the government and the people can rely on the watchmen to protect and serve.
- "2012." After a global cataclysm destroys the world as it is know to humans, the survivors in this action movie must pull together to make sure humans are not wiped out. But are all of those remaining worthy of survival? How and who decides who will live or die?
- "The Book Of Eli." In America, the apocalypse has come and gone, and one man carries the book of destiny for all who remain in his country. When it is found out that he has the last copy of this sacred book is in his possession, he must protect it with his life, because he is the only one that can read it. This action-packed movie also has a surprise ending.
- "Star Trek 2009." This action-filled movie picks up at the beginning. A young rebellious James T. Kirk first meets Spock, who hails from a society where emotions are discouraged at the starfleet academy, where they bump heads. After being assigned to the USS Enterprise, the two and the crew assume their roles as benevolent space explorers.