Best Action Movies 2023

37 Best Action Movies Of 2023 You Must Watch

As the new year has begun so the new movies too are on their way to premiere. There was a huge impact in every industry in the world and so was to film industry too since past two years to the previous year. Last year 2022 was the first gear to set everything on the track and now 2023 is the year to rock and make records.

Best Action Movies In 2023

Good news is here for all movie lovers, especially to those who like to enjoy action movies the most. There is a queue of best action movies in 2023 that are not only going to be the blockbusters but will entertain you to the optimum as well.

This year in 2023 several popular franchisee also going to hit the big screen either in theatres or to stream on OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime etc. This list includes Transformers, Spider-Man, Marvels where as several others in the pipeline.

We have sorted out list here of best movies in 2023 in action genre. Please go through the following:

Ant-Man and the wasp- Quantumania 2023

Story:

Ant-Man and the wasp is the new series of the Ant-Man franchisee. In this series they find themselves exploring and interacting with the new things. They found that they are surrounded by new and mysterious creatures with whom they can’t even imagine their existence.

Starring:

Kathryn Newton, Jonathan Majors, Evangeline Lilly, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tony McCarthy,
William Jackson Harper

  • Release date : 17 February 2023
  • Director : Peyton Reed
  • Runtime : 2hrs 5 minutes

Dungeons & Dragons: honor among thieves 2023

Story:

The story of this action movie has been adopted by Dungeons & Dragons. The story of this movie runs around a charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers embark on an epic quest to retrieve a long lost relic. Eventually their charming adventure goes dangerously awry when they run infront of the wrong people.

Starring:

Chris Pine, Regé-Jean Page,Justice Smith, Michelle Rodriguez, Chloe Coleman, Hugh Grant

  • Release date : 31 March 2023
  • Director : John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
  • Production Companies: Paramount Pictures, Entertainment One

Pathaan

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Story:

Pathaan 2023 is an Indian spy thriller movie in Hindi Language. This film has been create under Spy YRF and was directed by siddhartha Anand. This movie is a blockbuster movie in Bollywood in 2023.

Starring:

Shahrukh Khan, John Abrahim, Deepika Padukone

  • Release Date : 25 January 2023
  • Director: Siddhartha Anand
  • Producer: Aditya Chopra

Plane 2023

Story:

The story of this movie is based on a pilot who had forced to make an emergency landing to a battle ground on the point of gun. The plane got hijacked and all the passengers became hostages. At this point the pilot (Brodie) had to unite a team to rescue the passengers and get the plane air to the sky. For this he had to Collab with a seasoned murderer (Louise). This was the story all about.

Starring:

Gerard Butler, Mike Colter, Daniella Pineda, Lilly Krug

  • Release date: 13 January 2023
  • Director: Jean-François Richet
  • 1hr 47 minutes

Extraction 2

Story:

Extraction 2 is an America upcoming action thriller movie that has been directed by Sam Hargrave. The story of this is based on the graphic novel written by Ande Parks (The American Comic and book artist), Joe Russo, Fernando León González, Anthony Russo and Eric Skillman. This is the sequel of Extraction movie that was released in 2020.

Starring:

Chris Hemsworth, Rudhraksh Jaiswal, Tinatin Dalakishvili, Golshifteh Farahani

  • Release Date: 16 June 2023
  • Director: Sam Hargrave
  • Producer: Chris Hemsworth, Sam Hargrave, Joe Russo and few more

Creed III

Story:

This movie will be loved by the persons who are boxing lovers as the story of this movie moves around Damian a childhood friend with boxing prodigy and was eagerly waiting to showcase his talent in the ring.

Starring:

Jonathan Majors, Michael B. Jordan, Florian Munteanu, Tessa Thompson

  • Release Date: 3 March 2023
  • Director: Michael B. Jordan
  • Michael B. Jordan, Ryan Coogler, Sylvester Stallone, MORE
  • Runtime: 2hr 43minutes

The killer

Story:

The Killer is an American upcoming action movie. The story of this movie is based on a novel series by the same name and this French graphic novel was written by Alexis Nolent. In this movie there was a killer who waits for his next target. The longer he has to wait the longer he loose his mind.

Starring:

Michael Fassbender, Tilda Swinton, Lacey Dover, Charles Parnell, Sala Baker, Sophie charlotte

  • Release Date: 10 November 2023
  • Director: David Fincher
  • Producer: Brad Pitt, Ceán Chaffin, Dede Gardner
  • Runtime: 158 minutes

Shotgun Wedding

Story:

The story of this movie moves around a wedding destination. Tom and Darcy gather their families for this wedding ceremony then all of sudden the entire gathering become hostage by the gunmen. Now they have to do everything to save their family and loved ones.

Starring:

Jennifer Lopez, Josh Duhamel, Lenny Kravitz, Jennifer Coolidge

  • Director: Jason Moore
  • Producer: Jennifer Lopez, Todd Lieberman and MORE
  • Runtime: 1hr 40minutes

’65’

Story:

’65’ is an American science-fiction, action thriller upcoming movie. The movie of this story is about a pilot who crashed his plane on an unknown planet. Then he assumes that this is the Earth 65 million years ago. Now he has to rescue from there with the only survivor Kao.

Starring:

Adam Driver, Ariana Greenblatt, Chloe Coleman, Nika King

  • Release date: 10 March 2023 (US)
  • Director: Scott Beck, Bryan Woods
  • Runtime: 87minutes

Aquaman 2: the lost Kingdom

Story:

Aquaman 2 and the lost of Kingdom is an American upcoming action movie. The story of this movie is based on the charater of a famous DC comic book super hero Aquaman. This is the sequel and the second part of Aquaman released in 2018.

Starring:

Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Temuera Morrison, Yahya Abdul, Mateen II Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Kidman

  • Release date: 25 December 2023
  • Director: James Wan
  • Producer: James Wan, Peter Safran, Rob Cowan

John wick chapter 4

Story:

John Wick Chapter 4 is an American action thriller upcoming movie and is the fourth installment of John Wick series franchisee. This movie is the sequel of John Wick 3: Parabellum. This film was scheduled to release on 21 May 2021 but due to Covid-19 pandemic it delayed and now is set to hit theatres at United States on 24 March 2023.

Starring:

Keanu Reeves, Donnie Yen, Bill Skarsgård, Laurence Fishburne, Hiroyuki Sanada, Shamier Anderson, Lance Reddick, Rina Sawayama Scott Adkins, Ian McShane

  • Release date: 24 March 2023
  • Director: Chad Stahelski
  • Producer: Chad Stahelski, Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee

Shazam! Fury of the gods

Story:

This is an Americal action Neo-Noir upcoming movie. The story of this movie is based on an action DC comic book and the character Shazam. This is the sequel of Shazam that was released in 2019 and it is the 12th installment of DC Extended Universe. In this movie Billy Batson converts into superhero along with his siblings by saying Shazam.

Starring:

Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Helen Mirren, Adam Brody, Jack Dylan Grazer, Djimon Hounsou, Rachel Zegler, Ross Butler, Meagan Good, Lucy Liu

  • Release date: 17 March 2023
  • Director: David F. Sandberg
  • Producer: Peter Safran
  • Runtime: 2hr 11minutes

The flash

Story:

The Flash an another DC Comic superhero character by the same name based movie. This is the 13th installment of DC Extended Universe. In this movie Barry uses time travel and goes in the past to try to prevent his mother’s murder.

Starring:

Ezra Miller, Ron Livingston, Kiersey Clemons, Sasha Calle, Michael Keaton, Michael Shannon, Ben Affleck, Antje Traue

  • Release date: 16 June 2023
  • Director: Andrés Muschietti
  • Producer: Barbara Muschietti, Michael Disco

indiana jones and the dial of destiny

Story:

Indiana Jones and The Dial Destiny is an Upcoming action thriller an American movie and is the 5th installment of Indiana Jones Film Series. The screenplay has been written by Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth and James Mangold. The shooting locations are England, United States, Italy, Scotland and Morocco.

Starring:

Harrison Ford, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Antonio Banderas, Mads Mikkelsen, Ethann Isidore, Boyd Holbrook, John Rhys-Davies, Olivier Richters, Shaunette Renée Wilson, Thomas Kretschmann, Toby Jones

  • Release date: 30 June 2023
  • Director: James Mangold
  • Producer: Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Simon Emanuel

The super Mario Bros. movie

Story:

This is an American Action-Comedy upcoming movie. It is computer animated fantasy action and comedy movie and based on the super hit video game Mario franchisee. This is the third installment of this franchisee which is going to be distributed by Universal Pictures.

Starring:

Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Day, Jack Black, Kevin Michael Richardson, Keegan-Michael Key, Charles Martinet, Seth Rogen, Fred Armisen, Sebastian Maniscalco

  • Release date: 7 April 2023
  • Directors: Aaron Horvath, Michael Jelenic
  • Producer: Chris Meledandri, Shigeru Miyamoto

mission: impossible: dead reckoning part 1

Story:

Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Part One is an upcoming action spy thriller American movie. This is the seventh installment of Mission: Impossible film franchisee and the sequel of Mission: Impossible Fallout released in 2018. The film is going to be distributed by Paramount Pictures.

Starring:

Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Henry Czerny, Esai Morales, Vanessa Kirby, Cary Elwes, Hayley Atwell, Shea Whigham, Rob Delaney, Pom Klementieff

  • Release date: 14 July 2023
  • Director: Christopher McQuarrie
  • Producer: Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie

Spider-Man: Across the spider-Verse

Story:

This is computer animated an American movie based on the super hero Spider-Man the character of The Marvel Comic series. This movie is the sequel of Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse that was released in 2018. The film is going to be distributed by Sony Pictures.

Starring:

Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson, Shea Whigham, Rachel Dratch, Issa Rae, Daniel Kaluuya, Oscar Isaac, Jorma Taccone, Greta Lee, Jason Schwartzman, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Vélez

  • Release date: 2 June 2023
  • Director: Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, Justin K. Thompson
  • Producer: Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Christina Steinberg
  • Runtime: 1hr 55minutes

fast X- The Fast and the furious 10

Story:

Fast X is an upcoming action thriller adventure American movie and the sequel of F9 that was released in 2021. The film is going to be distributed by Universal Pictures and is scheduled to release on 19th May 2023.

Starring:

Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Daniela Melchior, Tyrese Gibson, Helen Mirren, Cardi B, Sung Kang, Nathalie Emmanuel, Alan Ritchson, Michael Rooker, Scott Eastwood, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, John Cena, Brie Larson, Jason Momoa, Jordana Brewster

  • Release date: 19 May 2023
  • Director: Louis Leterrier
  • Producer: Vin Diesel, Justin Lin, Samantha Vincent, Jeff Kirschenbaum, Neal H. Moritz, Joe Roth, Clayton Townsend

mission majnu

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Story:

This is an Indian spy action movie in which Siddhartha Malhotra is going to appear as an undercover RAW agent and based on the true story of Indo-Pak war 1971. The movie will be distributed by Netflix.

Starring:

Sidharth Malhotra, Rashmika Mandanna, Parmeet Sethi, Sharib Hashmi, Kumud Mishra, Rajit Kapur

  • Release Date: 20 January 2023
  • Director: Shantanu Bagchi
  • Producer: Ronnie Screwvala, Garima Mehta, Amar Butala

the mother

Story:

The Mother is an American, women centric, action drama movie directed by Niki Caro. This movie is going to premiere on Netflix on 12 May 2023.

Starring:

Jennifer Lopez, Joseph Fiennes, Omari Hardwick, Gael García Bernal

  • Release Date: 12 May 2023
  • Director: Niki Caro
  • Producer: Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Misha Green, Benny Medina, Miri Yoon, Roy Lee, Marc Evans

jung_E

Story:

Jung_E is an action, science-fiction and adventurous Korean movie. Thisis the last and final film of Soo-Yeon as he died just before it’s premiere. The story of this movie explains about desolation of Earth in 22nd Century and humen are forced to live in man made shelters in space and they start fighting each other for their survival.

Starring:

Kang Soo-yeon, Kim Hyun-joo, Ryu Kyung-soo

  • Release Date: 23 January 2023
  • Director: Yeon Sung-Ho
  • Producer: Byun Seung-Min
  • Runtime: 99 minutes

Guardians of the galaxy vol-3

Story:

This movie is the third installment of the comic book series Guardians Of The Galaxy. The story of this movie is based on the super hero of Marvel Comics. This movie is going to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Starring:

Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldaña, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Will Poulter, Elizabeth Debicki, Sylvester Stallone, Sean Gunn, Maria Bakalova, Chukwudi Iwuji

  • Release date: 5 May 2023
  • Director: James Gunn
  • Producer: Kevin Feige

Dune part 2

Story:

ThIs is an epic science-fiction American movie. Thestory of this movie has been adopted by a novel Dune published in 1965 and was written by Frank Herbert. This movie will cover the second half portion of the novel.

Starring:

Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley, Henderson, Zendaya, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, Florence Pugh, Austin Butler, Christopher Walken, Léa Seydoux, Tim Blake Nelson

  • Release date: 3 November 2023
  • Director: Denis Villeneuve
  • Producer: Mary Parent, Denis Villeneuve, Cale Boyter, Joe Caracciolo Jr.

transformers: rise of the beasts

Story:

This is the science -fiction action American movie based on toy line of Hasbro Transformers. The movie is going to be distributed by Paramount Pictures. It’s two sequels are in the pipeline of development phase.

Starring:

Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, Luna Lauren Vélez, Tobe Nwigwe

  • Release date: 9 June 2023
  • Director: Steven Caple Jr.
  • Producer: Michael Bay, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Duncan Henderson, Tom DeSanto, Don Murphy, Mark Vahradian

bargaining

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Story:

Bargaining is a South Korean drama, action movie, released on 18 January 2023. The story of the movie explains the hurdle of an official Korean diplomate who was sent to Afganistan when Koreans become hostages by Talibans.

Starring:

Hwang Jung-min, Hyun Bin, Kang Ki-young

  • Release Date: 18 January 2023
  • Director: Yim Soon-Rye
  • Producer: Shin Bum-Soo, Nam Jeong-il

kraven the hunter

Story:

Kraven The Hunter is an American action movie inspired by a character by the same name in Marvel Comics. The movie will be distributed by Sony Pictures and is the fourth installment of Sony’s Spider-Man universe.

Starring:

Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ariana DeBose, Fred Hechinger

  • Release date: 6 October 2023
  • Director: J. C. Chandor
  • Producer: Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Matt Tolmach

the old way

Story:

The Old Way is an American action suspense movie based on a retired gunman whose wife murdered mysteriously and now this gunman tries to find out the culprit behind it. The film is distributed by Saban Films.

Starring:

Nicolas Cage, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Noah Le Gros, Clint Howard, Kerry Knuppe, Nick Searcy, Shiloh Fernandez

  • Release date: 6 January 2023
  • Director: Brett Donowho
  • Producer: R. Bryan Wright, Micah Haley, Sasha Yelaun, Robert Paschall Jr., Brett Donowho, Colin Floom, Fred Roos

the marvels

Story:

The Marvels is Marvel Comic’s character super hero based an American action movie. This is the sequel of Captain Marvel that was released in June 2019 and will be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Starring:

Brie Larson, Iman Vellani, Teyonah Parris, Samuel L. Jackson

  • Release date: 28 July 2023
  • Director: Nia DaCosta
  • Producer: Kevin Feige

Boy kills world

Story:

Boy Kills World is an action-thriller American movie. The story of this movie is based on a deaf-mute boy whose family got murdered and he escapes himself in the dense forest of Africa. There he took training by a mysterious mentor. The film will be distributed by Raimi Productions, Vertigo Entertainment, Nthibah Pictures and Hammerstone Studios.

Starring:

Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Rothe, Yayan Ruhian, Isaiah Mustafa, Andrew Koji

  • Release Date: 2023
  • Director: Moritz Mohr
  • Producer: Sam Raimi, Roy Lee, Zainab Azizi, Wayne Fitzjohn, Stuart Manashil, Dan Kagan

cocaine bear

Story:

Cocaine Bear is an action-comedy American movie based o a true event happened in 1985 when a bear ingested a full bag filled with cocaine. The film will be distributed by Universal Pictures.

Starring:

Keri Russell, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Christian Convery, Alden Ehrenreich, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Brooklynn Prince, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Kristofer Hivju, Hannah Hoekstra, Margo Martindale, Ray Liotta

  • Release date: 24 February 2023
  • Director: Elizabeth Banks
  • Producer: Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman, Phil Lord, Aditya Sood, Brian Duffield, Chris Miller
  • Runtime: 95 minutes

Blue beetle

Story:

Blue Beetle is a DC Comics’s superhero Blue Beetle based an American action movie. The film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and is scheduled to release on 18 August 2023.

Starring:

Xolo Maridueña, Bruna Marquezine, Belissa Escobedo, George Lopez, Adriana Barraza, Elpidia Carrillo, Damián Alcázar, Raoul Trujillo, Susan Sarandon

  • Release date: 18 August 2023
  • Director: Angel Manuel Soto
  • Producer: John Rickard, Peter Safran

Varisu

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Story:

Varisu is an Indian Tamil, action-drama movie and is a young boy centric who becomes head of millionaire company all of sudden after the mysterious death of his father and finds himself entangled by various unhappenings that start occuring one by one.

Starring:

Vijay, Rashmika Mandanna

  • Release date: 11 January 2023
  • Director: Vamshi Paidipally
  • Producer: Dil Raju, Sirish
  • Runtime: 167 minutes

The Expendables 4

Story:

The Expendables 4 is an American action, drama movie and the fourth installment and the sequal of The Expendables 3 released in 2019. The film will be distributed by Lionsgate and is scheduled to release on 22 September 2023

Starring:

Jason Statham, 50 Cent, Megan Fox, Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, Randy Couture, Jacob Scipio, Levy Tran, Andy García, Sylvester Stallone

  • Release date: 22 September 2023
  • Director: Scott Waugh
  • Producer: Jason Statham, Kevin King Templeton, Avi Lerner, Jeffrey Greenstein, Yariv Lerner, Les Weldon

Guy ritchie’s: the covenant

Story:

This is an American action-thriller movie and will release theatrically in USA on 21 April 2023. The film will be distributed by United Artists Releasing in USA and by Amazon Prime Videos worldwide.

Starring:

Jake Gyllenhaal, Dar Salim

  • Release date: 21 April 2023
  • Director: Guy Ritchie
  • Producer: Guy Ritchie, Ivan Atkinson, John Friedberg, Josh Berger

operation fortune: Ruse de Guerre

Story:

Operation Fortune: Ruse De Guerre is an action, Spy, comedy movie. The story of this movie is based on a gang of Ukranian who steal a gadget called “The Handle” and deduced that this must be worthy enough approx millions of dollars. The film is distributed by STX Entertainment.

Starring:

Jason Statham, Aubrey Plaza, Josh Hartnett, Cary Elwes, Bugzy Malone, Hugh Grant

  • Release date: 13 January 2023
  • Director: Guy Ritchie
  • Producer: Jason Statham, Guy Ritchie, Ivan Atkinson, Steve Chasman, Bill Block

MBG Money back guarantee

Story:

Money Back Guarantee is a Pakistani action-drama movie directed by Faisal Qureshi. The film was suppose to release in 22 May 2020 but due to COVID-19 it delayed. Shooting locations are Karachi and Thailand and completed within 40 days.

Starring:

Fawad Khan, Hina Dilpazir, Jan Rambo, Ayesha Omar, Wasim Akram, Shaniera Akram, Mikaal Zulfiqar, Ali Safina, Gohar Rasheed, Kiran Malik, Aqdas Waseem, Mani

  • Release Date: 21 April 2023
  • Director: Faisal Qureshi
  • Producer: Zain Farooqi

the hunger games: the ballad of songbirds and snake

Story:

It’s a science-fiction an Amarican action movie. The story of this movie has been taken from a novel published in 2020 by the name “The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snake“. This is the fifth installment of the series and sequal of The Hunger Games released in 2012. The film will be distributed by Lionsgate.

Starring:

Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Josh Andres Rivera, Hunter Schafer, Jason Schwartzman, Burn Gorman, Peter Dinklage, Viola Davis

  • Release date: 17 November 2023 
  • Director: Francis Lawrence
  • Producer: Francis Lawrence, Nina Jacobson, Bradford Simpson

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